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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 3 August 1899

Is What the Board of School Trustees Will Have Tonight. TO SELECT THE FURNITURE Merchants anil Map Men Will he on Band to Tell Them About It. Meeting of the Follce Hoard."; To Organise Tonight. Will Take Action. (Continued from tirst page.) The school trustees will meet tonight in regular session. Among the matters that will come up will be the question of purchasing sup plies, a very important one, the consid oration of which will consume much time. The .building and supply committee has the matter under advisement for some time, and will make a report as to just what the schools need in the way of suipplies. That there will lie heavy demand on the board goes with- j out saying. The new schools have to he furnished. Some of the rooms have heen partially furnished from the old school buildings, but some are now hare. Some of the old furniture will have to be replaced. The hardest duty of the hoard will consist in choosing .between the numer? ous dealers who have wares to dispose of....

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Library of Virginia
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 3 August 1899

C. E. TU ACKER, Edltor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY. BY THE Dallv Press Company POSTOFFICE BUILDING. COPY FOB CHANGES OF CON? TRACT ADS MUST RE IN f.Y 0 ]'. M. TO INSURE API' ISA RANGE IN NEXT ISSUE ( )F THE PAPER. Entered at the Newport News, Va., 1 Postofflce as second-class matter. THURSDAY, AUGUST ::, 1S9?. A COM'FARISl IN. In a recent editorial the ever fearless and independent Washington Tust compared lax dodgers with moon? shiners. This rather plain characteri? zation of a class which is entirely too large in a country wlhich should call forth the highest order of patriotism, elicited a protest from a corres? pondent! who essayed the difficult task of justifying the dodgers. In handling this gentleman's reply the 'Post says: The tax dodger, 'by evading his ilue share of tin- public burden, cith? er defrauds'the revenues of Iiis city county an.I Slate, or compels men of more honesty, and generally of l< ss property, to'boar a part of his load. ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 3 August 1899

Every Precaution Possible is Be= ing Observed. ONE NEW CASE IN PHOEBUS Governor Woorifiu SHU Frcls Confident Dlnpsm Will Nut Spread. Bis Ol liriul Keport Ik Kxcte '. iuglj' Kocour?|{Illg. (Special to the Daily Press.) HAl.MPTON, VA.. Aug. 2.?Governor P. T. Woodllii, of the Soldiers' Home, last night gave out the following state? ment: "Everything remains the same as last night. No deaths or new eases. The most remarkable fact is that there lias n'ot been a death in two days. Every? thing is <]uiot and the spirits of the men are 'way up." The yellow fever situation at Soldiers' Home today was very encouraging, and the authorities of the Home are very much gratified uver the developments of the day. There have been no new cases und no deaths in the Home since Tuesday, and it is thought by all in authority thai the disease will scion be entirely under control of those in charge of the hospi? tal. Governor Woodlin, in addition to the statement above, also said. "TV&gt...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 3 August 1899

TEA CULTUKK. l>r. Shoparil Teil? How South Can Grow This Product. (By Telegraph.) WASHINGTON. Aug 2.?Dr. Charles U. Shepard, who is in charge of the ex lieriniental tea garden :ii Summerville, S. ''.. lias made a report to the Secre? tary of AgricuUur.vcring He' pro? xies mail.' op t" date. 1 le says there are now about fiO acres. It is estimated that when all the plants now growing arrive al maturity they will yield 10.000 pounds annually. Dr. Shepard expresses the opinion that lie- fact that the tea plains live,! through last winter when the most in ensely cold weather in the history of tin- section was experienced, is a guar? antee th.it tie- weather conditions "ill prove satisfactory. Tin: labor probl. he says, has 1.n solved by es; a :ili<h - ing a scheel for the education if ne? gro children in tea picking. The .pol? ity of Me- lea also h.a.-. proved satislae torv. i if the black lie says: ??Ii has a decidedly characteristic 11 aver and. like seme of t he...

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

I.I Associated <; Press <; Dispatches. f VOL. IV. 183 s Board of Health Quarantines the Cities Across the Roads. MUST PROTECT THEMSELVES Present Quarantine Against the Infected Region by the Two Cities Deemed Insuniclent. The Situation Gen? erally. Kxents of the Day. 'Newport' 'New$ has quarantined egainst the cities of Norfolk and Ports? mouth. . This action was taken Fast night by the Board of Health ?rter some discussion. It is pretty geuraily conceded that it should 'have beei done Monday. It has been prety throughly under? stood' over here t'hit Norifoik. with her long adjacent shoreline, could not pro protect hcrsel'f agaKst refugees from Hampton, Phoebus.oid Point and Soldiers' Home nithout adopting measures similar tothnse adopted by this ci'ty?t'hait is, puting a cordon en? tirely around her lints so as to shut out everything. !A't the meeting lastnight, the ques? tion came up on a reslution introduc? ed' by Wie mayor and varmly supi>ort ed ...

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

MILITARY SYSTEM Effectually Introduced into the Newport News Quarantine. A CALL TOR VOLUNTEERS Announcement from Col. Maker Hinl In stiitt-tions to Whom Hioy May Concern. Intercut in", Incidents All Along the l.ino. S!ci>t Rt Ills Tost. f ,* ' Newport News, Vit. Aug. 3. 1809. By direction of R. ?:. Bickford, dir? ecting quarantine guurd, till volunteers for guard duty will report to me to? morrow tit 5:30 P. M. in Court House yard and each volunteer will provide himself with a substitute to relieve him at midnight. The guard going on duty at 7 P. M. must be responsible for' his relief coming on the post, as tliis responsibility will not be assumed by division ami section command) is. All paid men mus'i report at ii::'.0 I'. M. each evening at r.oliee 'Court room: 3. C. i'.AKl It. ' 'Coinmtinding the Bine. Something ilkc military system is now being injected into the quarantin:? through the energetic efforts of Mr. R. G. Bicklford. Directing Quarantine Guard, aided by the ...

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

PRESIDENT WILSON Board of Police Commissioners Reorganized Last Night. TWO RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED The Body PledgcB Its Support OniclaJly tu the Board of Health. Text of the Doe unienta. Officer Giddings makes an Expensive Keuiark. The new Police Board met last night and remained in session for over an "hour discussing police matters. The ses? sion was an executive one. A reorganization was effected by the election of Mr. J. XI. Wilson president of the bosr,J. Mr. W. C. Stuart re? tains the ofllce of secretary, the posi? tion not being vacant. One of the incidents of the meeting Avas the suspension of Ollicer Giddings for one day. This ollicer had gotten off one day and his pay for that time was deducted from his salary. He refused to sign the pay roll when the Chief 'presented it to him. He came before the hoard with his grievance and was instructed: to sign the pay roll. Mr. Stuart informing him that this pro? cedure was customary. Officer Giddings Waving already had his vacation. As ...

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

C. E. Til ACKER, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERT MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY. BY THE Daily Press Company POSTOFFICE BUILDING. COPY FOR CHA'NGBS OF CON? TRACT A I LS M I 'ST BIO IN I'.Y f. 1'. M. TO INSU RIO APP10A IiA NCE IN NBXT ISSi'IO OF TUB PAPER. Entered at the Newport News, Va., Postoflice as second-class matter. FRIDAY, AUGUST I, 1S09. PROHIBITING i.TG'ARETTES. in Florida lo-day a lav.- prohibiting tli.' importation "r sale of cigarettes goes into effect. Few iniclligi nt per? sons attempt to defend the pernicious little tobacco and opium pellets, the most confirmed and helpless victims of the habit being these who denounce it in the most unmeasured terms. This tiring of prohibiting cigarettes by sta? tute, however, is of oonbtfu'l expediency. Like the laws regulating the sale of in? toxicants and gambling it will be co? lored just to the extent to which pub? lic sentiiinen't backs up the enactment. The very fact that they are prohibited would lend an additional charm to them i...

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

No New Cases and no Suspicious Ones. REPORT FROM THE HOME Mcettoc of Toivd Council. Ituslui si Mc?'h Association Also II?1<! a Meeting V?s teriiay. The Situation Is "Wry KnoourneliiR. A special meeting of the Business "Men's Association was hold yesterday aflernoi.ui in order to take proper steps to put before the outside world the ex? act situation at Hampton as to '.lie Soldiers' Home and the true stale of affairs as to the fever situation. The attendance was large. Dr. White, of the Marino Hospit d Service, and Dr. Wer-.. ..iker, of the saine service, were present by invita? tion, and, in response to a request from the Association. Dr. While made a full sta'.'ement. He said: "There are a number of eases of yel? low rover in the Soldiers' Home. 1 can? not state the exact number, 'flier.' is ill Ph'oobus anil near the Home (on the street leading to it) one case certainly und possibly two cases. Tie-re is a cor? don of twenty-one men around the Home, which will be increas...

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

ROOT TO THE RESCUE. PouSble That He Will Order Army In creauro to 40,000. WASHINGTON. Aug. :!.?It appears probable from developments during the last two days in the War Departmnet that Secretary Root lias in contempla? tion an army of at least 40.000 men for the Philippines. While Mr. Root has heon at the head of the department only a brief linn- iie lias been making dili? gent inquiries among the bureau chefs regarding supplies ami equipments and the trend of his questioning lias been in tlie direetion of an increase of tile available force in the eastern archipel? ago. The belief is growing in ?rniy circles that Secretary Root has in mind a plan practically matured P? snake Gen. Otis' available force at least 40,000 men. WANTS. WASTED?YOUNG SINGLE MAN. familiar with lumber business and bookkeeping. Address, "A," car- of Daily Press. 8-4-3'. WANTED?FI!RST-( 'I.ASS 1*1.1 TM R er. Apply, C11AS. T. TAYLOR. Hampton. Va. 7-30-tf WANTED ? A FEW FPRNfSHED rooms for rent at the Military Ac...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 5 August 1899

> Associated | I Press I I Dispatches. | VOL. IV. 181 DONALDSON'S VIEWS He Characterizes the Quarantine vs. County as Unnecessary. SITUATION EXPLAINED TO HIM There TVere Homo FeHtures Tliat lie Fallet! to Appreciate. Question of poslDg of the Old Smallpox Test If (Juki's. General Situation. The 'interesting feature of the moot? ing of Wie Board of Health hist night was 'the short address by Dr. itonald soti. of t'lie Marino 'Hospital Serrice. Dr. 'Donaldson stated 'to 'the board that he had just returned from a tour of Warwick County in which be had visited all it'he principal places in Hhe Old Free State, lie said tli.it he bad found (hat while a great many people bad passed Ah rough Warwick, tin y had not stopped longer than to buy tickets and take 'the train for Itich'immd and O'ther points. He 'did mJt find in all of his trip a single case uf sickness of any sort. Dr. Donaldson then stated to the board tha't he t'houglnl t'hu't the quaran? tine against Warwick County ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 5 August 1899

In the Selection of Delegates to I Williamsburg Conventions, SLATE SMASHED TO PIECES! CrRfYbril'? Delegation I'alletl to Pan Out. Two Wariirt Klectt-<i Motte Rlcu for Sur?*? ami II? CUi ms Five .More. Mr. Mmlls'Mi Jn at. tiro Finish. / - Thee wore several surprises in the se? lection of delegates last night t" tin Senatorial ami Delegat? convention: which meet at Williamsburg on He; 'Usi inst. I hie of Hi" surprises was the vor> large audience that charaeterizeVl all seven ,,r the meetings. Hut tic principal surprise was in th election itself. \\\ f. 'Moss' delegate winning in a number of Wards where i was not anticipated they would. I fact, it may be truthfully said that . slate was smashed all to pieces. , number of Madison delegates, it i claimed were also elected. 'I'iie delegates elected were as follows-! First ward?'.!. \V. Ilaines and W. D Ragnall. Second ward?R. K. Mounleastle. Third Ward - A. K. Hurdler and 'I'. 1. Walsen. Kourl ii ward- J. I.. Siblcv,...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 5 August 1899

Fumigation of the Newport News Mails. SOME CURIOUS STATEMENTS Remarkable Stories Conceived In Rich? mond. Surgeon White I'rouoiiuceti the Method I'erfcctly KU'octlve. What It Cooolsts of. The Times' Story. Yesterday's Richmond Times conltains la lengthy article rbasting the manner in which the mail ina't-lor leaving this city is being fumigated, charging that tue fumigating process is a tatet- and de? claring ttvat there is as much danger as ever of fever being transmitted through th- ' postal service between Newport News and Richmond. The Times doubtless had its authority for the statement, but that authority deliberately disregarded the truth in making such charges, for every piece of mail matter that has h it tins city since the oiMer was received by postmaster Head from Superintendent Viekcry iias been properly fumigated, according to the instructions ami formula always employed by the t'ostolllee Department in emergencies similar to the pres.-nt one. When shown the article yest...

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

(The adthatto* -m \ iiiifin C. E. THACKER, Editor and Manager. PUBLISH ico EVERY MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY. BY THE Dally Press Company POSTOFF1CE BUILDING. COPY FOR CHANGES OF CON? TRACT A I 'S MUST 1.5 E IN 15 Y 15 P. M. TO INSURE APPEARANCE IN NEXT ISSUE < >F TJ I E PAPER. Entered at the Newport News, Va. Postofllce as second-clas? matter. ati rui ?a v, A'i;gi:.*t r,. iv.i. THIS QUA RANTI N E matt It. 'In ipiarantines, as in various other phases "I' human relations, many per? sons limI i'l ini'inissihlc to view a mailer ?lipon any oilier basis loan ihn suggest - ?'d by "whose ox is being gored.-' The enterprising .rehanls "I! Norfolk IVM lb.u a 1111.-1 ra nt iue against "his city twas Justified Mond'ay, despite the fuel ithat the town across ihe Roads had 'already been exposed In mere danger from* the infeeti'on 'than any oilier ? My in 'the slate. Now when the tables are turned and NeWpott News adopts ?measures t.i prtffocl its citizens again.-"! Ithe possi'ble ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 5 August 1899

Not Even a Suspicious Case in Hampton. CONFIDENCE IS RESTORED Fhueliun AIho ltei>oits Outlook llTiglit. Funeral of Cant. Bully. No Fear ol Vtllov Jack, Says l>r. White. j %-? Hampton, Aug. ??. 189?. i&"' (Special to the Daily Press.) At 11 o'clock tonight tic.- following report was given out from Soldiers' Home: No new eases: have appeared to,lay. though we have had three dea't'hs. Two ot" whom were men nearly sixty-live years of age :whose dentil's wer.- not a su'." Isc The situation is exceeding bright and there have been no new eases in tie Home since Sunday night. Evi rythihg possible is being done for the care of 'the siek and it is confidently felt by all hero lr.at the epidemic has passed its most dangerous point. SITUATION IN PHOEBUS. Phoebus is more hopeful. and her eitieites are in better sturits tonight than they have been since the out? break of lever. There are no new eases, and tile only ease yet reported; that -Mr. Spraggins, is fast ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 5 August 1899

DO YOU KNOW That we have just equipped our Laun? dry with tin- latest improved machinery for giving "DOMESTIC FINISH." It is "'all tin- go" with careful dressers: Wo aii- determined that mir nations shall have the bot that gm-s. We have a Filter too?hut that brings on me talk. We ll talk about that next tine-. 213 Twenty-seventh Street. Eitlier 'Phone 85 or postal brings our team. WANTS. HOAItliKUS WANTBD 50 MILKS west nf Itichm.I; i '. ? 1 '. It. It. Ile.'iltliv location, splendid water, shad.-. iee. vegetables and milk. Terms moderate. Si.in I rales for families. MKS. W. I'.. PEN DI.E'D IN. Crates. I'. i i.. Va. M W A NT El ? VOKNi; SI.NC.LE MAN. familiar with lumber business and bookk.ping: Address, "A." ear- nf Dailv Pi-ss. 8-4-:? WANTED ?Fi UST-l 'LASS er. Apply, C1IAS. T. Hampton. Va. PLUMB TA V I.' Ht, WANT KD ?A FEW FF UN I SI! KD rooms for rent at the Military Acade? my, with or without board. Twenty seventh street and Lafayette avenue. 7-15-1 m. WANTED?FOR CASH, OLD POST a...

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

VOL. IV- 185 Very Encouraging to Surgeon General Wyman. DISEASE SEEMS LIMITED No New Cases and no Deaths at Homo. I'hoebu? Case Improving. Homo to-House Canvass Be? gins Monday. (By Telcferiaiph.) WASHINGTON, August 5.?Surgeon General Wyman, oC the .Marine Hospi? tal Service, late to-night received a teh gram from Dr. Vickery of the Hampton Soldiers' Home in which he said the epidemic seemed limited. No new vases developed To-day ami only one death occurred last night. Surgeon Wasdin, the yellow fever expert, also telegraphed Dr. Wyman to the same ef? fect. He had conferred with Mr. Me Mahon and Colonel Smith, of the Home Board of Managers, and 'all agreed that the situation was reaslsuring. The in? mates of the Home are being removed to tents and the barracks thoroughly disinfected. Dr. Wyman has ordered Surgeon Donaldson to begin a town-to-town in? spection along the railway line from Newport News 'to 'Richmond to locate and keep under observation any par? ties from tin- neighborh...

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

Health Department Has Nothing to Do With Certificates. NOW WARWICK RETALIATES Puts tlie orricirnortlie Law on the City' ?Rull try Agents. The Bluff Wou'tU?. Sustention fioin Mr. lilcbford. The Sdluilttou treiit-rully Improved. 1 The Board of Health has nothing Uo with the issuing of certificates people desiring to leave the ci Neither the Board of Hea'.th nor I Health Ollice will issue these certifi? cates. I>r. E. I.. Hobson, representing th ? l&t-ate Board of Health, (.not Acting i Health Olllccr Samuel W. Hobson'). has charge of this phase of the situation. This Dr. I-:. I.. Hobson lias re mired that all persons desiring to leave the city Shall obtain. either from reputable physicians or from well-known anil rep? utable citizens, wort ili< a !? so"; ting forth the fact that the bearers of the certificates have not been exposed to infection or been within the quaran? tined section within ten days of the dating of the eerlilicates. This I &...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 6 August 1899

TBE SEWER SYSTEM How the Work is Progressing in the City. FGRtlMEN "FLEW THE COOP" Pipe fur Iii? Sn-tlon Under ?he Hallway Had tu He Cundcunu d. Uelny Caused. Flu.lains M>o System. Tito Dally l're?A Compllmouird. 0?if - Mr. T. Cbalkley Hatton, engineer for the Delaware County Trust, Safe De? posit and Title Company, arrived In the city yesterday from Wilmington, Dd., to pay <>ff the force on the sewer system and look over the work gener? ally. ' "Mr. Hatton says that the work on the system is progressing satisfactorily under the circumstances, though he is working with a reduced force and two of his foremen became frightened and jumped the city, leaving The company in the lurch. 'Said men now wan! their money, but said company will not hurry itself to death sending it to them. The actual work on the system, Mr. Hatton says, would have been com? pleted by tin- last of July, but for the fact that a lot of the pip.-dere'd be the cut under the railroad 1...

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

C. E. TITACKER, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY. BY THE Dally Press Company P06TOFF1CE BUILDING. COPY Full CHANG KS OF CON? TRACT ADS MUST UK IN BY 0 I'. M. TO INSURE APPEARANCE IN NEXT ISSUE OF TUC PAPER. Entered at the Newport News, Va., Poslofhee as second-clasa matter. SUNDAY, A PC I'ST C, 1839. tEXPU YN ATP ?NS DES IU El ?. In its anxiety to 1 w n gratuitous'| in-sult uphn the poop I u of the South, the Philadelphia Press, which is notorious for its linn :i souing prejudice against tliis section, says: Yellow rever at the Hampton Sol 'diei-s' Jlon.alls for no alarm. !A panic over it is ridiculous. Yel? low fever is a lilth diHcase. No dirt, no disease. Southern cities have y. 'Mow fcv. r because tin y are d'it y. Tf a Northern mil n like < ieiu ral Wood was governor of any South? ern city it would never have yellow fever. Fil'thy Southern iialiils and Southern indolence breed the dis? ease. in its i agcrness to sneer at the South? erners, th...

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