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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 18 July 1899

REPTILE SKELETONS. Huge Bones Unearthed and Prepared for Exhibition. Some of the Most Important Pule outologli-Hl Work Thut lias Ever Bo?_-n Done tn This Cooutr)', T/he Museum of Natural History hopes fn time to make a oomplete biographical survey o? the fossil fauna of North Aetnrica, and to add to its collections skeletons of every discoverable species. For eight years it lias hud parties work? ing in the field collecting fossil remains of extinetmuinmuls. The collection now pn exhibition there is a remarkable one, including every species which has been discovered in North America from the first appearance of mammals down to the Oligoeene period. At the present rate of work the collection may bo com? pleted to cover the entire Tertiary pe? riod, some 2,000,000 years, within the next ten years. In addition to this, work lias recently been begun on the geologic period just preceding this,thut of .the gigantic reptiles, and the great leg bones seen at the ::c".;:einy exhibi? tion are...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 18 July 1899

POINT OF PINES OPENED. Aucpiclou? Beginning In Spite of the In? clement Weather. Point of Pines," under the manage? ment of Messrs. Lyons and White, was opened to the public last night. In spite of the wretchedly inclement weather, the opening was a success. The crowd that braved the elements and went to the new park exceeded even the expectations of the manage? ment after it was known that the even? ing would be wet. The casino was crowded, every reserved seat being taken and all of the standing room oc? cupied. The management has been singularly happy in securing Its first entertain? ment, the -whole hill presented last night being above the average. Some of the numbers were unusually clever. All were clean and entertaining, and all of them pleased the audience which liberally applauded them ami de? manded genuine encores, if the same standard is-maintained through tho season, the management and the public will have cause to congratulate them? selves. An account of the opening wou...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 19 July 1899

S Associated | | Press | | Dispatches, f VOL. IV. 1G9 Shamrock Wins from Britannia on the Solent. WAS AN fXClTINQ RACE Commodore I'ostley Thinks the Cup Chal? lenger Will Have to Do Better Than She DPI Yesterday to Beat the Columbia. ' (By Telegraph.) SOUTHAMPTON, July IS.?Tlu-r ? was much excitement on the Solent over the Britannia-Shamrock race. From early morning crowds watched the preparation on hoard both yachts while the whole licet from Southamp? ton. Cowes and other points made Cor Hyde. The seen.' at Hyde pier was most animated. Long before the star: crowds of fashionable visitors had ar? rived. The Prince of Wales arrived at South? ampton at 11 o'clock wearing a yacht? ing suit, and immediately embarked or board the Admiralty yacht Fire Qeen. Later he boarded the Britannia. TH13 START. As the starting gun boomed the Bri? tannia immediately crossed the line, the Shamrock following in a way to givi the impression that she had no objec? tion to giving tlie Britannia a slight ...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 19 July 1899

Or the Story of the Lost Son from Middlesex. LATEST ADDITION TO FORCE V>]iA).l ftnii of the Interior ?Joes After Game oil Hit Flrp-t A*i?1giiiii. lit. Ilotn-e SerR< mit. Booker's 1 Ittle Joke. The First Arrest. WJr - ' 'As the shmlows were lengthening fantastically on the lee side of. the courthouse yesterday afternoon, and business was slack m the station house, there appeared to House Sergeant Henry Hooker an apparition of hard limes 'in the shape of a man. He was a guileless soi't of a eharacti r and looked the part. Charlie Lawson, he said his name was. and le- came from Middlesex county, where lie lived some ten miles from the rairoad and far rroni tile- maddening crowd's ig? noble strife. Mr. l.awson. cf Middlesex? Lost S n. Booker called him?as he stood in the nrcsen'ce or the house sergeant, seem? ed built upon tin- lines of innocence and hopeless helplessness. He was a somewhat sandy looking man, physic.il? ly, with a complexion the color of scrambled eggs, a sproutin...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 19 July 1899

MACKAY CONFIRMED Police Commissionership Ffght " Ended Last Night. THE ATTEMPT THAT F\ILED Council lt. tim d lo He Whipped Intu Idiie. An Int? resting and Important Mi ct ing. Slrcct Paving. Tho Knud lp?uo. Oll.it Mattem. <Re\\ D>r. Thomas J. 'MaeKay is now Violiee commissioner in the stead of Mr. AI. V. D. Doughty, whose term has ex? pired. The confirmation of Tie v. Dr. MaeKay l>y 'the council ^proved that it was a ease of not that the council loved Dr. 'MaeKay more, but Mr. 13. 'S. Robinson less. There can be no doubt of this. The council had no legitimate or suffi? cient reason for refusing to confirm Dr. MaeKay, and the members voted for him as an alternative to voting for Mr. Robinson, whom the 'mayor again ?presented as a first choice. The council's attitude toward Mr. ?Robinson has not been a personal one. That gentleman's remarks relative l > certain proposed changes on the police (force are what defeated 'his confirma? tion. 'In presenting the name of Rev. Dr. ...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 19 July 1899

C. E. TITACKER, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERY M??NTNG EX CR FT M ONDAY. BY THE Dally Press Company POSTOFFICE BUILDING. COPY FOR CHANGES OF CON? TRACT ADS MI ST 1510 IN i'.Y 0 P. M. T( > INSURE A PPEA RA'NCE IN NEXT ISSUE OF Til 1.5 PAPER. Entered at the Newport News, Va., Postoffice as second-class matter. 'WEDNESDAY, JULY 19, 1899. S'< ll.Vl EIW'I PAT 1"NCON SI ST 15 NT. lEix-Senator John It. Men lerson, of Missouri, is quo tied in the New York 'Evening Post as saying: "I am not an nntl-expar.Dionist. 1 1>elieve in expansion, if ii is carried on j in a legitimate way, but I don't believe ! that ynu can drive a people to fall In love- with anything, or tliat you can ? K'lioot American patriotism into any- ; iborly." In ?<-. mmenting upon this remark, th ? Post refers to'the feet that Mr. Hen? derson has a creditable war record, and that during tin- civil war he raised ami | eq'Uipiiied a regiiment which fought for j the Union. Tiiis being the case it would soon) t...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 19 July 1899

HAM PI Second Day's Proceedings in the B?rge Case Sensational, GIRL UNABLE TO BE IN COURT Owing to the Treiuature Ulrth of a Child. The ComuionwealtH's Evidence Con? cluded and tlie Defense Be? gins Its Testimony. The second day'iS- proceeid'ings in tlie case of William 1). B?rge, who is oa trial in the County Court upon the charge of criminal assault upon his 17-year-old dugbter, Ada B?rge, was brought to a dramatic halt yesterday morning, and for some time it looked ns though the case would have to be continued to tlie next term. When court opened at 10 o'clock Com rmonwealth's Alttorney E. E. Montague made a startling announcement, say? ing that Ada B?rge, the young girl who ?was on the witness stand undergoing a sharp cross-examination when court 'adjourned Monday evening, was unable ?to appear, owing to the premature birth \>C a 'baby bay yesterday morning at S o'clock. Mr. Montague stated that her con? dition was such us to make it impossi? ble to say just when she would be...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 19 July 1899

MARKET REPORTS. NEW YORK STOCK MARKET. NJ5W YORK, July is.?Tin- stock irfarket continued dull and neglected almost t.> the point of stagnation i> day. Prices drifted ?init? - aimlessly up and down except in a few individual stocks which were inlluenced by indi? vidual castfs and net changes for th ? most part were very small. The op, n ing showed some slight animation and higher prices in sympathy with London which had. advan.I Americans before the opening here and which seemed to take acheei-Xul view of the general out? look. The ifloney outlook there was rt ? ported rath"r easier in torn- but tie Bank of England continued to do prac? tically all of the money lending a' a rate well nbwe its ofliciai minimum rate of discoirjit am! sterling exchange at continental centers show additional sharp advance. In New York money was rather eastier in loin- but tie- rales still continued above those at some other dourestic centers so that the ster ling exchange market, though hard, was n...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 19 July 1899

IACK?Y CONFIRMED (Continued Froni Page 'J ) the 'bridges lover the C. & O. at Thirty fourth and Twenty-fifth streets: 692,295 lbs material on hand and partly manufactured & 2 3.4..$19,03S.ll Less 10 per cent . 1.903.SI Balance ... :.$17,134.30 Less previous payment . 6.277.72 Amount due.$10,856.hS Councilman Lenz called attention to a resolution adopted by the council iii May, 189S, appropriating $400 for spell? ing a section of Twenty-third streec, from Warwick to Jefferson avenues. He said 'the appropriation had never been applied. He moved that the Street 'Committee be notified to have the work done. This was seconded by Council? man McLaughlin, after a discussion which was protracted to considerable length, Councilman Bureher suggesting that at the end of each fiscal year all unused appropriations reverted back into the general treasury. The motion was lost. The matter of paying bills coming up 'it was suggested that under t'he or? dinance just adopted the bills should g...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 19 July 1899

the pavinq bonds sold. Bll> OF KLEYBOLTE & CO., OF NEW | YORK, ACCEPTED. Offered a Gratifying Premium. Ll?t ot the | Bld? ami the Bidder*. The rrice Paid. Or4s.de capital lias again given a gratifying evidence of its confidence in Newport News. The'bids for the $90.000-f3ond issue for street paving were opened by the Fi? nance Committee of the council at no m yesterday. There were ten of them, ail good offers except one, which went no 'better 'than par. The bid ot Messrs. Rudolph Kleyboite & 'Co., of New York, was t)he most ad- | vantageous and was accepted. This firm's offer was $'.';>.i-'.K making the pr, mium, of course. $3,429. which is coi sidered very g.1 indeed for 4 per con bonds. Indeed, it is doubtful if the; is another city in the State that could] have gotten as high a bid. The si cessful firm is the sane- one twhich bought tiie sewer bonds at a good ad? vance.. There is no better method of judging a city than by its 'bonds. When nc < who have made money...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 20 July 1899

Associated Press Dispatches. VOL. IV* 170 No Room For Him in McKinley'? Official Family. MICHIGAN TRIP SETTLED IT President Declines to Discuss the Subject fur Publication. Keslgiiutlcn to Tuho Jillect "at tlie Pleasure" of (lie Chief Kxecut.ve. (By Telegraph.) WASHINGTON, July 11).?Secretary Alger today tendered to -the President his resignation of the War portfolio. The resignation will become effective August 1st, though it was tendered "at the pleasure of the President." Gossip has begun already as to his successor, but It is entirely speculative. Notwith? standing the reports that Mr. Alger would not long continue at the head of the War Department, his actual resig? nation came suddenly and unexpected? ly. So little was it expected at this rime that some of the cabinet officers. when the news first 1.ante public, were inclined to regard the announce? ment as premature. Formal accep? tance of the resignation hail not been mad.' by the President up to a late hour tonight, but wil...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 20 July 1899

FIGHT TO THE DEATH How Charlie Wilkerson Receiv? ed His Death Wound. THE TRI4.L OF HEN BATHS Delay in Securing it .Iury. Tl"> 1 i-o. Wit tesm-H mi tIi?; Stand T<-11 i.r tlin Slrwg gie mi t!i>< ?'. >V O. Yntil. Tlie Ordinance, Ben Bates, formerly bugler at the F..rt. was put on trial in the Corpora? tion Court yesterday for Iiis life, i !.a-g ed with the murder of Charles Wii'lker s.on. On the S-th of April. 1S99. Dates, ac? companied'by a crowd ..f friends, met Wilkerson. accompanied by a crowd Of friends, on the C. & O. yard in fron't or the yrirdmns'ter's ofllce. Tlie two had 'had a difficulty several iVays before. and there was bad 1?!.1 b' tween t'liem. A nuartvl ensued When tie- eWwd met. WiUkerson and Bales had a fight, which resulted in Wilki-rson's rocelivmg a mortal wound in the aUxlomen. Hates was arrested thai night by Ser? geant 'Reynolds. Wilkerson died in a hospi'tal in i iichmond on tlie 16ftll o: April. Tin- defense is self defi use. Ihe pris oner ...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 20 July 1899

A THRILLING CHASE In Which the Quarry Was a Human Being. AN UNPRECEDENTED SCENE Willi lUau-Huut AcrouH Casino Ground! Tor a Negro "J blef ami Would l>e Munterer. Narrow Escape from l.yiu-h'Ilg. Charlie Willi. u:isr>n. a Petersburg negro, now of'Newport News, and ;it present a candidate for the peniten? tiary, came within a hair's 1>readth of being strung up t.i a telegraph pule by an infuriated populace last night. That In- is alive this morning is prob? ably due tu the fact that no rope was handy when the crowd was in a humor to swing him. and that it wns learned in time to prevent extreme violence th.it lie had not murdered anybody, as ??was at first believed.' Charlie Willia'mson has been employ? ed r<.ntly as a helper about tie- home of Mrs. S. 1:. Chandler on Twenty-lift . street. At ibis house resides a Mrs. W. II.'Minor, who has :i room on the second floor. ?Shortly after 7 o'clock Williamson went into the Warwick Pharmacy and throwing down a twenty dollar gold pi...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 20 July 1899

C. E. TIIACKER, Editor and Manager. PUnLTSITED EVERY MORNING EXCEIT MONDAY. BY THE Dallv Press Company POSTOFFICE BUILDING. COPY FOR CHANGES OF CON? TRACT ADS MC ST BE IN BY G P. M. TO INSURE APPEARANCE IN NEXT ISSUE OF THE PAPER. Entered at the Newport News, Va., Postofflce as second-class matter. THURSDAY. JULY 20, 1S99. WIHEEILER'S SEAT. The announcement that Genend Wheeler will not resign his position in Congress and his statement that he ex? pects to return in time to he present at the opening of the 'National Jegisla aure in December, has caused wi,^ spread interest, and is responsible for the report Unit the little General has been sent to the Philippines on a spe? cial mission by the President. It' ho can get back in time to represent his people in the House of Representatives in December then' is no special reason why he should resign unless a majority of his constituents desire him to take such action. On the other hand, if h > has enlisted "for the war" he should not t...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 20 July 1899

HAMP1 But Charles Mackeray Got in Jail Instead. SERIOUS CRIME CHARGED Proceedings of tbe Barge Case. Will Fro bably Go to tho Ju'^J Today. Arga ment to be Commenced This Morning. Because he asked the girl to whom he was engaged to be married to give him a kiss -Charles '.Mackeray had to spent! one night in the county jail with t'he serious charge of attempted criminal assault booked against him. This fact was brought out in the preliminary bearing yesterday. ?As was told in the Daily Press yes? terday, Mackeray was arrested and lodged in the county jail Tuesday night upon a warrant charging him willi at? tempting to commit a criminal assault on Halt'ie Schriver. a young girl who resides with her mother near Salter's Creek, between 'this place and Newport News. The warrant was sworn out by Mr. E. E'hoff, who is the step-father of the girl, and at whose home Mackeray lived. The parties are Germans and have lived under the same roof for some time. PRE EI M IN AR Y HE ARTN G. Mackeray ....

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 20 July 1899

SEW YORK STOCK MARKET. NEW YORK, .Inly 19?The Intens dullness of the stock market continued to be the main feature of the trading day :ts for sonn; t into 1' Not was it true of the New Vork market but Of the continental and London mar? kets as well and speculation at dif? ferent exchanges in the United States was reported in the sain.; number and negleete?! eonldition. Tlie whole specu? lative world maintained its waiting at? titude. Many factors Which have been adduced to account for Hie hesitation have 1.n successfully eliminated and the hesitation still persists. Money continued to work rather low? er, but'is still above the rates at idle r domestic centers. Pears of the gold movement seem lo exercise a rctlox in lluence between London and N. w Vork. New Vork is in fear that the money stringency in London and on the con? tinent will draw gold from here as our rates work low. r. London is in fear that the coming export movement of merchandise I rom the United Slat's will emphasize...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 20 July 1899

NOTliS OF SHIPPING. ITEMS OF IN TKKKST TO MAKINKRS UATU?!CltD IfltOiM ALL SOURCES. To Err Is Uumaii. Stranding of tlio Purjr. Kewurknble >tr?ui Plaiit. Tim PluDger. "To err is human." 'No man after reading Capt. Frederic Watkins* report of how 'the steamslhip Paris stranded on the Manacle Rocks off the Cornish Coast can say that ft is not manly, al? though ruinous to himself as a ship? master. The following paragraph ex? plains the error and practically dis? pose* of the case without further in? vestigation: ???[ regret to say thai the eausualty was owing to an unaccountable error on my part. It is about one hundred and thirty-one miles from Cape dv la Hague to the Lizard, and the run be? tween these points would. I calculated, occupy six hours and fit'ty-'four min? utes. Unfortunately, I reckoned the time on this basis for coming up with the .Lizard from twenty-live minutes ti S P. M.. when a'beam of the Casquets. instead of from tventy-t'wo minu'tes to 7 1*. M.. when abeam of &...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 20 July 1899

THE HOGGING BUG. An Infernally Bi<leou? Specimen of a Ke rnarkrble Inxect. The latest freak in the insect line is the ?'Hugging Bug." 'which is first cousin to the "Kissing 'Bug," and a good1 deal worse. The creature is called the "Hugging Bug" on account of his enormous size j and his immense arms He is the most vicious looking thing in the bug line even seen in this section. A specimen was caught Tuesday by a gentleman ?who carried him to a drug store and had him incarcerated in a bottle of al? cohol, -where he died swinging his great arms about in the most terrifying man ner. 'An unscientific description of this laltest insect horror is almost impossi? ble of 'the things, he would swear off one of th ethings. he would swear off and join the salvation army. The specimen referred to is ahout two inches long and three quarters of an inch broad. .He is probably half an inch thick. The head is ornamented with a pair of devilish-looking horns, which stick up above the eyes, giving t...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 21 July 1899

Associated Press Dispatches. VOL. IV. 171 Letter of the War Secretary, Resigtiiti'j; His Portfolio. WHO WILL SUCCEED HIM? Jiiw York Lawyer May be Called to Fil! the Vacancy. Elllm Root, General Horace Porter and Attorney General Grlggs Mentioned. (By Telegraph.) WASHINGTON, July 20.?Secretary Aiger will relinquish the war portfolio before August 1. He called upon Pres? ident McKinley at the White House this morning shortly before noon and was with him for a few minutes. When he left he appeared to be in excellent spirits. His face was wreathed with smiles as he expressed to several news? paper men .who gathered about him his appreciation of their good wishes. "You feel relieved of a great burden?" one of them suggested. ?'Yes, I Jo," replied the Secretary. "Hereafter I will only have my own burden to carry." TO RETIRE THUS MO'NTH. The Secretary said that he would re? linquish Iiis portfolio as soon as the pending routine matters of the depart? ment were cleared up and Assistant Secr...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 21 July 1899

THE CASE OF BATES Events of the Second Day of the Trial. CAUSE OF THE TRAGI DY Row Wan Gauged by 11 Woman. Sol Much Ptogreita Made IVnti rday. Testimony of 1 wo Woman. Oltlcor Mnhtr on the Maud. The trinl of P.en Bates for the muni-'r of Charles Wilkerson was r. samed yes? terday in tli" "Corporation ? ?<muj;. 1>ih i.iiI mueli progress was mad. owing numerous objections to questions .in.l lilt--, between attorneys. Two witnesses were placed upon lie stand, an.I these threw eonsiilerai)le light upon tlie difficulty leading up t.. tii.. tragedy. It seems ih.' whole afTair began about a woman, one Annie West, a damsel from ?'tie- other side." It. C. Davis, lie.tter known as "Holly." was one of the members of tlie Wilker? son party on tie- night .>f the shoot? ing, which was Saturday. His evi ili'iiee as t.i what occurred upon that occasion 'Aas substantially t lint given by fin tt t h" day before. Rqunily important was bis testimony concerning tlie events of tlie pi'.d iiiK We...

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