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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 21 July 1899

HAMP1 TEN YEARSFOR BIRGE Convicted in the County Court of Criminal Assault JURY WAS OUT ONLY AN HOUR Verdict Reached Last NJght nt ~:45 O'clock. Proceedings of the Last Day of Jtbo Case. Will Ask for a New Trial. "We. the jury, find the prisoner. Wil? liam D. Hurge, guilty as charged in the indictment, and fix his punishment at ten years in the .State penitentiary." This was the verdict of the jury in the case of 'William D. B?rge, who has been on trial in the 'County Court since Monday charged with criminally as? saulting his seventeen year old daugh ted, Ada B?rge. The case was given to the jury at 6:45 o'clock yesterday afternoon who took but one hour and live minutes to arrive at their decision. As soon as the verdict was announced Air. Thomas L. Sclater, of Bulge's counsel, made a motion to suspend sentence and grant the prisoner a new trial on the ground that the verdict was contrary to the law and evidence, and Judge Lee announced that he ?would hear argument on the motion at...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 21 July 1899

MARKET REPORTS NRW YORK STOCK MARKET. NEW YORK. July 20.?Today's stock market continued narrow and profes? sional, but there was an improvement in the tone of speculation. In the late market u rather active buying move? ment and prices rose to the lop level of the day. gaining a point ior over as compared with last night's prices in many eases. There was an early reac? tion which was encouraged by the vio? lent slump -d 22 points in New York Air Brake and an extreme drop of live points in Consolidated Gas. There seemed to bo an absence ..f <.mission house buying and London, although prices of Americans had been advanced there, refrained from operating here. The course of the foreign ?-x< hang-' market s\ith reference lo the easier money conditions abroad was closely watched and when slight sterling and cables were seen lo he yielding, ii af? forded considerable relief from appre? hension of gold exports. The fact thai the Bank of England refrained t:. advancing its rate of dis...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 21 July 1899

NOTES OK SHIPPING. I tum or Inlereat to Mariners Gathered from Kverynh^r?-. Says 'the American Shipbuilder in its current issue: 'Foreign shipbuilders are becoming worried for fear that the United State; government will eventually aid in re? habilitating its merchant marine. A sample of this 'was shown in a recent issue of the New York Herald. A cor? respondent of that paper, writing Trum Glasgow and signing himself "Clyde Shipbuilder." kindly and gratuitously, mind you. (generosity personified) gives Americans advice (?) and perhaps the same absurd suggestions as our free? traders spasmodically do. On a par to what the spider said to the ambitious liy our "Clyde Shipbuilder-' says: ''Why square headed folk like the 'Americans, with the finest seaboard in the world anil with 'more than the aver? age 'brains jfjnd inventive skill, should submit to tilings as they are has long been a mystery on this side. Clyde ship? builders believe that protection in ship? building is a mistake, and...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 21 July 1899

THESE MEN CONFKSSE11. Two Oyster Pirates Captured Up the River. ?For some time it ?as been known to the State authorities Oat there have ?been violations of the law regulating the taking of oysters in the close season. One of the points particularly frequent? ed by 'the violators of the law is Nan semond Ridge, between INansernond river and Ohuckatuck. across the James almost directly opposite this city. Captain W. E. Hudgins, of the oyster gunboat Chesapeake, has been after these depredators on several occasions, but they have heretifore escaped, as the water there is so shoal that it is difficult to get the Chesapeake up to where they work. Several times he has -with his men pursued Mi em in small boats, but they have managed to escape, as their sail? boats were faster than the Chesapeake's ro w'boa ts. Wednesday, however, Capt. Hud gins got within a mile and a half of them with 'his gunboat, and then lowered his yawl boat and pursued the men, who proved to be Daniel Kemp and Edwa...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 22 July 1899

I Associated | I Press I I Dispatches. | VOL. IV. 172 Mob Wreaks Terrible Vengeance on Dr. Hodge's Murderers, TROUBLE BEGAN WITH A GO VT Sicilians Planne?! to AHsamuiuite tlie Doc? tor, ltrouKs He Shot a Troublesome Aiiliual Belonging to Frank Difatta. Prisoners Taken from SlierllV. (By Telegraph.) TALiWJL.Ah. I.A..July 21.?Five Ital? ians wer-! Synched here last night Cor the f.ual Mounding of Dr. J Ford Hodge. The dead men are of a class which has been troublesome for some time, and :t ;s behtved they !ia 1 pho? ned to kill the doctor. Some c? th.-m. it ?s said, nave Can 'o?. In r.urotc, but tb-y !ia. ? no tv'.ativrs here. The d'.id are: V It A \" K I". MF ATTA. n "11A ki.FS OK FATTA. JO DEFATTA. sy DEFER r-cooh. 'joh n' cbreno. ORIGIN OF THE TROUBLE. For several weeks a bit of gnats be? longing to Frank Defatta have been sleeping aid running on the gallery of Dr. Hodge's otlice and residence. The doctor, on numerous occasions request? ed the owner t,i keep his goats penned j up. ...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 22 July 1899

Will Be Decided by the Jury Probably Before Sunset. AN UNEXPECTED DEFENSE Tfae Prl-ainer Swr.-ar* That Ho Not shoot Cliail? ? Wllkeraon. III? Evi? dence* T*mlmotiy of Oilaer Wit Heere?. Argument Today. Probably L?foro the sun sets to-day the jury \\lii- '.i holds Hie fate of Benja min F. Hates in its hands, will have decided what thai fate shall be. 'Not until yeylerday did the prisoner'* counsel outline their line of defense. As the evidence proc.led it developed that the prisoner's defense was thai he did not shoot Charles Wilkerson at all. but that some one else, believed to have been 'Clarence Adams, the oth? er soldier, did the shooting. It was at first generally thought that tin- prisoner would admit shooting Wilkers ?n. claiming .-ell-defense in jus tification. and therefore, the declaration that he did not fire the fatal sb"t was. romewhnt of a surprise, although there were indications in tie- cross examina? tion of the Commonwealth's witnesses that the self-defense would no...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 22 July 1899

HE DID NOT ARRIVE Mr. Collis P. Huntington Failed to Put in an Appearance. PRESIDENT C. B. ORCUTT HERE Will Iteturii to Neu- York Tonight. No Special SigiiMUmice In Uli? Visit. Hum? or i Afloat In Conuerllon Wlih Mr. It na tl Ii?tnn'.i I'mpiiRed Visit. ?Mr. Collis P. Huntington', owner of the shipyard, was expected to arrive last night witti a party of friends, hut changed ais plans and did not come. It is stated that .Mr. 'Huntington hid not definitely decided to make He' city a visit, hut simply intended doing so if possible. Later it was found impos? sible. !Mr. C. I!. Orcutl. president of the Newport NVws Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Comp.-ny, arrived in the city yes? terday and registered at tin' Warwick: He spent the remainder of the after? noon at lie' yard. Mr. Or ait; will return tonight. It is uride:stood tliat Mr. OrcuTt's business here was not extraordinary, hut mereiy in connection witli the rou? tine business of the company, ami pos? sibly osof-cially in connection with t...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 22 July 1899

C. E. THACKER, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY. BY THE Dallv Press Company POSTOFFICE BUILDING. COPY FOB CHANGES OF CON? TRACT ADS -MI ST BE IN BY f. P. M. TO INSURE APPEA HANGE 1NN EXT ISSUE ( >F THE PAPER. Entered at the Newport News, Va., Postofflce as second-elasa matter. SATURDAY, JULY 22, ISftO. ALGE'R'S CRITICS. Anent the storm of adverse criticism which finally drove Secretary "f War Alger to resign. Senator Joseph R. 'Hawley is quoted as saying: "The srt tacks on General Alger have been whol? ly without cause, for the man has done as well as any human being could do. The newspapers are looking for same thing to get up and tear their shirts about. The war we have just passed through has been a wonderful one. Why, when I was in the army we lost more men in a little battle down in Florida that probably very few people have heard about than were lost by the American forces during the whole Spanish war. The entire campaign was admirably handled." In ...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 22 July 1899

HAMP1 Many New and Interesting Fea* tures In the Austin Case. B. TAPPIN TO BE TRIED TODAY Her Fattatr and Tills Barton Will Be Ar? rested aa Heins Connected-^Wllh the Case. Rumored That a Warrant Has feBfc. Been Iisued for Sheriff Curtis. There is I'keiy to be some startling developments b:\-ught out at the pre? liminary hearing this morning or Her? tha Tappui, who lias been locked up i"> the county jail since last Saturday charged with rcrjury As is well kr.own Bertha Tappin on tliree occasions swore that "Colonel" Could P. Austin had criminally assaulted her. and after three tri lls Austin was convicted of the crime and given eight years in tin pen? itentiary. Austin's counsel, after con? siderable trouble, secured a new bear? ing, whi.ti ?esulted in Iiis acquittal, as the girl swore she had' falsely accussd Austin of tha crime. lie went free and has since been living at his old home in Phoebus. Last Saturdaj Sheriff Curtis swore out a warrant for the arrest of the girl, chargi...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 22 July 1899

i 1 ? 4h NEW YORK STOCK MARKET. NRW VORK, .Inly 2t. The stock market was dull today for the general list, but ib.to was a linn tone and fi? nal prices were bisher thnrr those ol last night. The grangers were espec? ially in good demand and ruled for the greater pari of the day at about a point above vesierdav. !Burli-ngton and Hock Island " showed special strength and there was some evidence of manipula? tion in ihese t wo stocks. Considering the dullness of local stocks the seoi.C the dealings was ri - rnarkably broad, a largo number of usually inactive stocks owning Into ac? tivity and registering sharp gains. The local traction stocks were in ]],,.|iy g.I demand. I'.rokolyn Transit i i -inii in an extreme 1% and closing up l.iH. Sugar was inclined to be heavy throughout the day on rumors of new developments in Hie opposit ion. S. hesitation was eiiuscd in Hie late deal inns by doubts ;>s to the character Tomorrow's bank statement. Ihc changes in lb" cash item being probl ? mat...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 22 July 1899

NOTES OF SHIPPING. ITEMS OK INTKKKST TO MARINERS UATUIiltKU Kltoai ALL SOUKCKS. dpt. I'atternon H?re. OKI Dominion Ol ticeis. Steamboat Hat? War. O.I Instead of Caul. It is rattier an expensive luxury to have a ship freed Crom rats. The work is usually paid for by the day. The Brooklyn navy yard rat-catcher charges $7.50 per day. or rather per night, for services of each man employ? ed! it is often a mystery how such an army of rats can get on a ship which rarely mare than touched at any port. Mr. Isaacson, professional rat catcher at the Brooklyn navy yard, says that they usually swim to the anchor chains and" climb up 'them through the hawse holes. T'liey will sometimes watch un? til a guard's hack is turned and rush up the gangplank or jump from the dock through a porthole, once inside, a pair of rats will soon multiply so rap? idly as to overrun the ship. NAVAL BALANCE WEIGHT. During a voyage from Stockholm to New York, more than forty years ago. a ship's inas'ter tix.-d a spar ...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 22 July 1899

PUTTING IN THE OAS LIGHTS. VHESK THK NEW BOl'LBVARU LAMPS ARE BEING LOCATED. Will Probably be Burning by the End of Next Wwk, KxteurluoK to the MaluB By thp -niildle or th<- latter part of next week, the gas lights recently con? tracted for t-y the city will be burning. They are t :ghty candle power boule? vard lamps of a very handsome pattern. They will be ornamental as well as use? ful." There ar? a number of lamps still to be placed anil a good deal of piping still to be done. On West avenue some ten or f ft teen lamps have been placed on the section between Twer>ty-third and' Thirty-fifth streets. A number of the electric lights on West avenue will be taken off that thoroughfare and more advantageously placed elsewhere. Six ne.v gaa lamps have been placed on Twenfy-s-eventh street beyond Jef fesson avenue. The others now placed are located as follows: Corner of Twenty-eighth street and Virginia avenue. Corner or Twenty-eighth street end Madison avenue. Corner of Twenty-fou...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 26 July 1899

I Associated | I Press ? I Dispatches. | VOL. IV. 175 ' SEND AID QUICK" Sheriff at Bainbridge Appeals for Troops. GOVERNOR ACTS PROMPTLY State Militia Ordered to the Town, Will? h la In the Bands of a Mob. Charles Mack Lyurliod Ywfcterilny Morn Inj; at Sall'old. (By Telegraph.) ATLANTA. CA., July 25.?Governor Candler tonight received the following message from Shcrilt Patterson, of De catur county, at Bainbridge: "Town in hands or a mob. Send aid quick." Governor Candler at once ordered the company of state militia stationed at Valdosta, under command "f Captain Littleton, and that of Captain Smith, at Thomasville. to proceed ?with all haste to Bainbridge. "GO AT ONCE." SAVANNAH, OA.. July 25.?Tele? graph orders were received here tonight from Governor Candler, addressed to Captain Middleton, of the state malitia at Valdosta, und Captain Smith, of Thomasville. to "report to Sheriff Pat? terson at Bainbridge with all your available men tit once." and to "act strictly under his orders...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 26 July 1899

They Are Now Beautifully Lined Up. MFETING OF THE CHAIRMEN A Possibility of a Skirmish. Will The e he Two Oelerj'itc Conventions? Sign? of tli*i Times Seem to 1'ullltThat Way. l'olillcnl Go (dp According lo 11?? - call of District Conimilteciiian i'. G. Smith, l'lic County end Citv Chairuicn of this Senatorial District and this I ?<?].?gale district will met hero Thursday for the purpose of naming a place and lime for the meet? ing of the lun conventions. How many chairmen will respond to the call cannot tie said hut that a majority of them will is to be assumed, since the meeting is called ut the request of a majority. There being two chairmen in War? wick county there is a possibility of a hitch in Ibe Free- State. Should Dr. ,T. II. Crafford and Mr. E. >'. Madison boi b am ml il will be in order for tin cilier chairmen to either pass on the qualifications of the two or to accom? modate themselves to ibe situation by pcrmitliiig both to participate. The latter, it is claimed...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 26 July 1899

BIG DEAL ON FOOT Rumored Attempt t? Consoli? date Two Electric Railways. TRANSACTION IS CONSIDERtO i" * - Authoritatively Staled That an Offer Hits Ileen Madrf aii.l a Counter I'mnost t on Subu ltt.,1. CoIIommiI Com? mon'Ion C'-nt' mplate I. rr _ ? It will be news to no one lo lie in? formed that Ibis is the day of trusts slid combinations, rrhe faet is as well tcnotrn in Newport News us elsewhere, i'or tliis city has hatl sctme experience in that line already, and if rumor be ?tiuc.'ls likely lo have considerably Tnoie before the end of the century. It is undei-slood on excellent author? ity that Alexander Brown & Son, of SJaUiinorc, who floated lite bonds for the Newport News and Old Point BuU ivay and Electric Company, and, in? deed, own most <if those bonds, have made an offer for the property and SYar.ehises of Hie Peninsula Itailwa.. Company, which has been, up to within the last few days, engaged in the con? struction of a system including lin-s over some of the princi...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 26 July 1899

DAILY C. E. Til ACKER, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY. BY THE Daily Press Company POSTOFFICE BUILDING. COPV FOR CHANGES OF CON? TRACT AOS MUST BE IN BY C !*. M. TO INSURE APPEARANCE IN NEXT ISSUE OF THE PAPER. Entered at the Newport News, Va., Postofflce as second-class matter. WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 1899. SPREAD OF TE.MPKUANCB. ifn referring t.> the increase in tem? perance sentiment throughout the coun? try, the Itiehiiiotid Leader attributes this encouraging sign e>f the times to the following causes: "It is no longer fashionable to drink liquor to aeeess. Society frowns upon the drunkard and the business world has no place for him. This is a day of sharlp competition and the man who ?makes a living must keep his wits about him. The man who drinks liquor to acr cess is irresponsible and unreliable and ?no business man wants him in Iiis em? ployment. The man 'whose brain is forever beclouded with liquor is unfit for work and he cannot hold his own aga...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 26 July 1899

HAMP1 State Dental Association in Ses= sion at Old Point. ?Y0EIA MOTEL THE PLACE Op'ninK Sesniou Taken Up With Prelimin? ary Work. I liieren ting Papel? Itead and DiHctisNcil. Otllccrg Will bo Elected Touiglit. The thirtieth annual session of the Virginia State Dental Association \va < called tu order in the H'ygeia Hotel at Old 'Point yesterday morning at ?:1? o'clock. There- were about forty mem? bers present, and many more- are ex? pected to arrive tliis morning. The convention was called to order toy 'President Charles 1.. Stell who, af? ter making a few preliminary remarks, announced that the ( hair was ready to picceed with business. The remaindei of the morning session was devoted to pieliiininary work, report of the execu? tive committee and election of new ur.cmbers. ten new dentists being added Pi the roll of membership, 'the body Hen took a recess for dinner. A'FTjjJtoN?!(its' S'ES'S'K >N. The afternoon session began at 'll"'J o'clock, and was very interesting. Pres...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 26 July 1899

NEW YORK STOCK MARKET. NEW YORK. July 25.?The stock rnark-t continued well inch lifeless In? da:.. only a few stocks showing any ?movement "f price worthy ?>: note. Tin nriflveiiK-nl u;is so narrow and sluggisi thai, it was difficult at times to distin? guish tie- tendency of prices. I loci? Island showed an op'-nitig gain ??f '_? while St. i'.uil <>pen<-d ?I?awi '-j. .--i Paul was not iniluenced at all by tin /statement of earnings in tie- third week, which gam broke all previc records. Tie- stock was heavy all day! and was the only one of the Granger group iv hi ill hung below last night's j level for most -if the day. Laic in tie day there was an increased demand for R?i?l( Island, which lifLed its price about a |H>inl above l;>st night's level. Tie- Sou lb westerns rose at He- same iim.? over a p.dor each. Iowa Central also continued lo advance. Tie r-- was. a period of midd.iy strength in the Pressed Steel Car stocks, which row: '?>\k and -'L- respectively....

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 26 July 1899

MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS. During Queen Victoria's reign there foave been 17 American presidents. The population of the earth is esti? mated to be about 1,500,000,000. In 1898 it was 1,4S5,7G3,000. It i? said that on every voyage of a first-class ocean steamer about 3,000 pieces of glassware and crockery are broken. In 1SS0 Germany imported eggs to the value of $3,500,000. In 1S9S the amount was nearly trebled. Russia provides 90 per cent, of them. According to a text book quoted by the Lancet, twins occur once in S'J births, triplets once in 7,910 births, and quadruplets once In 371,120 births. All the funerals in Paris are con? ducted bjr a single syndicate, which lias a licensed monopoly of the busi? ness. There is a regular tariff of rates, a first-class funeral costing ?400, and the cheap or ninth class ?1. The bridge at Gloucester, connecting the Midland and Great Western rail? way stations, is claimed to be the long? est foot-bridge on any line in England. It is 1,900 feet long and...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 26 July 1899

THEY DID NOT MEET No Special Session of Board of Police Commissioners. WANTS THE NIGHT CHANGED Interesting Inte? view With New Member. Kd Politic* In the Job. Altitude To tvard the Ciller. ItrlUves Ollicers Should Defend Themsel vc*. An effort was made by Rev. T. J. MacKay to have a special meeting of t lie Board of Police Commissioners, held last night, hut it did not succeed, owing to the fact that Mr. MacKay could nut get into communication with the members of the board. He announced last night that he would en? deavor to have a meeting held Thurs? day night. Mr. MacKay is anxious to hold a meeting before the end of the month to organize Uie board for the work of the term, and also to Kot the day of meet? ing changed to Tuesday or Thursday instead of Wednesday, whii h is now the day. He 'has his prayer meetings on Wednesday nights, and tins is his reason for desiring the change. It cannot be said whethei the meet? ing will be held Thursday or nut. It pcmiK to be the disposition o...

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