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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 10 August 1899

HAMP1 NEWS IS CHEERING Yellow Jack Has Reached the Und of Its Tether. RECORD OF THE SCOURGE To'at Nunil); r of Casei, 43; IH-athn Itc Kiiltlnir. 11; Discharged as Cured. 12: Convalexv nts In tho Uoicpitat, "-io. Oiiiimntlno May lie Italsed. The fever siCuatToh continues on the tuend, conditions. Tn the infected locaity being all that could 1)0 expected and desired under the existing circumstan? ces. "No new eas, s aim no deaths." has become a stereotyped report a: the of? ficial headquarter.-- in the Soldiers' 'Home. The quarantine however, remains in ?force at all of 'tue neighboring points. 'Hampton and Phoebus have practically clean hills of health. The citizens feel confident that the quarantine against Hampton will be raised in the next ?forty-eight hours. Hampton and ITnxbus have been supplied with provisions and the Soldi? ers' (Home lias a sulllcient supply en hand to last until the raising of the. quarantine. The epidemic's record to this date shows a total of 4:5 cases dia...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 10 August 1899

KNOCKED HIM DOWN. A Well-known Plumber und WtMI-knowK Cupitalletlcoppor.uaely Meet. Mr. J. M. Woolford yesterday knock? ed Mr. F. F. Finch down with a pice of plank, striking the capitalist several times with the same, indicting ugly and painful, if not dangerous injuries. Mr. Woolford states that Mr. Finch made Turn leave his bank several days ago at the point of a pistol. lie had gone there to try to collect a bill which he claimed Mr. Finch owe,! him. Yesterday Mr. Finch wanted some plum'bing done ami gave the order to Mr. Woolford's firm. Mr. Woolford went up to the bank to get certain fit? tings and was told by Mr. Finch that Mr. Finch did not want him in the building, and that if In- want..! the tidings t? send another man for them. Mr. Woolford. raying that he would like to have Iiis hiii paid, walked out and went on up to Thirty-first "?.reet. (While lie was standing there Mr. Finch came up tile street and was going across when -Mr. Woolford approached him and stru k li7m wi...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 11 August 1899

VOL. IV. 189 Battalion of 17th Infantry Ad= vanced Almost to the City. SAN FERNANDO WAS SHELLED Otis Issues Orders Closing All Ports Iti Hands of Insurgents to J uter-lslunil Traffic. South Dakota Regiment Homeward Bound. (By Telegraph.) MANILA, Ann-. H).?5:40 P. M.?Ofli i ial reports 1.eived lu re from i he scene of the recent lighting with the Filipinos say the day was spent in roeonnoisaw es during which the American troops found a few of the enemy. But there uere no engagements of importance. A battalion of the Sevenieenl'h Infantry, under Major O'Brien, advanced very i lose o Angeles. The major reports Ilten: are about 2".0 insurgents there. A battalion of the Twelftb Infantry made mad - a reeonnoisanco in the direction o-." Punic hut the enemy there scatter? ed. 'The main body of the American army is at i'alulum. Tile line has I.n immaterial!*- changed since the advance v. as stopped yesterday and now 111 cludes the towns of Guagua and Santa Arita. OTIS CLOSES PORT'S. Major Ge...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 11 August 1899

QUARANTINE RAISED Against Hampton, Elizabeth City] and the Old Free State. DR. WHITE'S STATEMENT The Newport New? Boai d of Iii ?I!h .-lcto-1 | Upon Ills Guarantee. Important Conference at the Warwick. I'ro mliient CM izeng There. The quarantine against Hampton. "Warwick County ami Elisabeth City County, has bee.n raised. The announcement is received with genuine relief, for I ho stivin of keeping up the quarantine has been great and the tension lias boon tight. Hardships ha v.- been unavoidaly ?worked upoji I.|>lo on both sides of the line ainil business lias suffered, but the quarantine was maintained as never quarantine was maintained before, an I on the whole, the effect lias I.n good. It has taught other soet'oris and other cities, '.is well as the Ignited States government, that this city known how to take care of herself when the oc? casion arises. The quarantine against Norfolk will be raised liefet.- Saturday evtning ai K o'clock unless there are some further dev...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 11 August 1899

SPECIAL DEVOTION. Services at St. Vlncent'a Catholic Churrli | Today and Tomorrow. 'At St. Vincents Catholic church there "will be special devotion's on Friday and| Saturday evenings of the week. The occasion of Ute special devotions is licit] the Holy Father, 'wishing to show his| interest in the closing years of the nineteenth century, ami 'the opening of the twentieth has caused to go forth a solemn 'decree, consecrating all parishes in this'country to the special protection of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, anil connection with this consecration and | as a preparation, there will be th. solemn '"'re Deum" exercises as stated above. On thesie occasions 'there will | be the recitation of the Rosary, an struction and the 'Benediction " of I Blessed Sacrament. The 'instruct! ?will be given 'by Father O'Leary. of | Georgetown College, who has Peon at? tending the parish during the absence of the pais'tor, 'Father Donahue. Those extraordinary services will no doubt be very largely attende...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 11 August 1899

C. E. TIIACKER, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERT MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY. BY THE Dally Press Company POSTOFFICE BUILDING. COPY FOR CHANGES OF CON? TRACT AOS MUST UK IN* MY 0 P. M . TO INSURE APPEARANCE IN NKXT ISSUE OF THE PAPER. Entered at the Newport News, Va., Postofflce as second-clas? matter. Flti l'A V, AUGUST II, IS99. RAISING THE QUA I LA NT TNF. The iinn.'iunee'm.eni that ihe N? ? v. pei t News t1u'aran'lTne ag:iin-.->t Ihiui'pton lias been raised will lie r.ived ? Uli pleas lire by all lie- inhabitants id both cities. Tie- iestricliens h'a vc beeil cnierotis to all the resident's of the Peninsula, and Were justilb-d only by (the Close proximity of a disease which mean.I the lie.-Utii ol' Ihe entire section and Stale unless slampe.l out 'at once. The action of "ho local Hoard of Health is an assur.-mc. that the danger has passed, 'and thai liie unwelcome visitor will hot cI.iiuj: for admittance to our city. Of eoiirse, it will lie necessary Ito maintain the quar...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 11 August 1899

Hamplon People Rejoice. Qua? rantine is Raised. BUSINESS IS PICKING UP Report fr.?in Soldiers' Home Show Thai no Ntw Chsvs and no Deaths Were Keport?d Yesterday. Oilier New* Noten. After being shut out from enmmur.i calion with ihe world for ten days. Hamilton is again allow.'.1 the privilege of opening business relations with New? port News. This decision w is arrived at yesterday evening after a conference of the members of the local hoard of health. Dr. .1. ii. White, of the Mar ne Hospital Servii'e. Dr. Paulus. A. Irving of 'Richmond, and several v mhers of the Norfolk board of health, which took place in Newport News y. st ?r day. The news that the strict quarantine ?which lias been in force bei wr en this place ami tin' shipbuilding city since yellow fever made its appearance at the Home, was declared off.was received .with much pleasure by the people here, many .-f whom have been deprived of being aide to follow their Jaiiy work at the shipyard. When the i ordon which closed ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 11 August 1899

Pay Rolls Audited and Ordered Paid Last Night. THE NORFOLK QUARANTINE Provision Made to Protect the Coast f.liu . No Trouble Anticipated. Inspector Harris Reports That All Is Wrll. Details of the Meeting;. The cos; nf !h<- fev?r scare ;o Newport News will approximate $5.000. This amount includes the pay of the guards, the horse hire, the supplies bought, tic maintainauce of tie- extra cleaning force, and all other lolls. The amount may go a little above or a lit? tle below thai figure. The i:'l!:' will ati be in 'bv tonight ami will then b< audited by the Hoard of Health and the Health Committee of the council. Last night the pay rolls for the guards were audited by Piese two bodies and order-.] paid. The guards will be paid off at the Court Hons.- at noon today. Their bill arnrrtrrrts to fi.MJ.TJ 'if this amount. f.MO.iH is for day men, an i tl.')L'3.7.ri Is for n?5hT men. Hut for the work of the volunteers, the amount wouid have been at least a third larger. ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 12 August 1899

Associated Press Dispatches. ^Us^WWVi^VWM? VOL. IV. 190 Report of Directing Quarantine Quard R. G. Bickford. AN EXACT STATEMENT ?MADE AViio Participated lu the Protection ot flie City and Wliat tlie Whole Thing Coat. Col. Baker'? lieport. Joint Meet? ing Last Night. The city will get out of the fever rit ual'ion ;il an expense r>f u'bnui 2.700. Tills? about $0.000 les's than was anti? cipate.I ten days ago, ami about $1.301) less than tile amount estimated a day '?in,. Board ot Health ami Health Committee of'the council met last night ami all but squared up accounts. There are lulls outstanding aggregating about $2"0. Tho?e will bo paid tonight. The bills paid last nigh; amounted to $".000. in round numbers. To he sub? tracted from ibis is the credit fund of $ tS3.no. collected through the Daily Picks from those desiring to contribute to Ilm quarantine expense. The bills include the quarantine expenses, aggre? gating $1'.7I?>.S?: street (leaning bills, aggregat...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 12 August 1899

Interesting, Though Tedious and Slow, Ceremony. GUARDS RECEIVE MONEY Kttri ?i.ectlve (.Innre Over th? Slluation How the Voltiuteers .So veil. I>iri r tlon of the Llnr. Fine Work <>r tile Heard of Ileullli. The regular forces of the army of the city?the hired guards? wore mustered out?paid off?yesterday at the Court ?Hons". _ The ceremony was slow. :? .lions nf:d painful. It consisted of identifying each man. tallying his name ami ihe am.om; .lue hin" on each of the two pay rolls, ano"'"iirnitis over to him the tfilthy lucre he li.nl ..arned during the maintainaneo of the quarantine. The fact that lin-r.. were two rolls, that they were not made out alphabetic-ally, and lh.it . .i'li man's nan,.- ha.i lo b ?looked up as he eame in. made the operation a slow oiio. Ii required four 01- live hours to ?ei through with u, cliai.ee were compelled lo oi: iiieir din? ners in the C?i eorarion Court reoai, where the men were paid off. Col. 'Halter was in clic.rg...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 12 August 1899

Intimated That the Mayor May Reinstate Dr. Bagby. ANONYMOUS LETTER FIEND Gets in His Gratuitous Work. He is of the L'suul Sort ami Stripe. Committee Meet? ing Last Night. Next Meeting or the City Council. 'Speaking .if tlie position of Health Officer, the Mayor stated yesterday thai When Dr. S. W. Ilobson stioiil'd resign from tlo- ottiee of Ai ling Health Officer, it would then revert to Dr. J. It. Bag-by, suspended. His attention was. railed to the fact thai Dr. liag'by could not 10 sume his duties as Health iMiicor until the ban Of SUS|?elision was removed. The Mayor ihen in! inn: t-d that Iii would reinstate Dr. Baghy. Should lie do so. 'he 'will tind that he will have a thorny row lo poo for Dr. Bag'by's bit? terest opponents will make His Honor's life ;i burden ii he does, and even uiae\ of Dr. Bag'by's friends Will criticise such action. Dr. Rag'by has many friends here who say tha't lie- finding of the speei.il committee was just and proper, and >who urge i'ha't '...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 12 August 1899

C. E. THACKER, Editor and Manage! PUBLISHED EVERY MORNTNC EXCEPT MONDAY. BY THE Dally Press Company POSTOFFICE BUTLiDING. COPY FOR CHANGES OF CON TRACT ADS MUST BE IN BY CP. M TO INSURE APPEARANCE INNEX ISSUE OF THE PAPER. Entered at the Newport News. Va Postoffice as second-class matter. ,. Saturday. rA\-namn:as$zwaiat AS T< > HEROISM. 1 Replying to the question "What ,na' fl in history would you hold up as an ey 1 ample for your children to emulate? n well known French authoress says "The world does not teem with heroe; they are few and far between." This i a rather remarkable. Statement cornin from one ho has sufficient im'aginatio and observation to secure recognitioi as a writer. ScUr.;-ely a day passes iba: some'act of heroism greater'than t'ho^ of mediaeval times when "warriors t> il \ in spurs of gold" merrily sang their la\ and robbed and drank and slashed !ik the buccaneers that they were. Tliet is seldom an accident at sea or on th rail, a...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 12 August 1899

V MASS MEETINGS u Be Held at Voting Precincts, August 29th, DELEGATES WILL BE CHOSEN Plan Foi junl:it?.tl Iiy ttw Comity Demo? cratic E.veruHve Coioinltt?o at ? Meut ii.fi llt-ia i.?Mt >ij;?it. Mow* mitt (SfiHHii- of Hamilton. The ?County Democratic Rxretuive Commnittee m.-t in the sheriffs office at the jail lasl night for the purpose of naming a (Into for the selection of delegates to tie- leglslnlive and sena? torial convention. There were present Chairman Shiid. .lames Mitchell. <"..-o. A. Sehmelz and Sheriff K. Curtis, of th ? convmiiltee and sevi . .. .? iiers who were interested in To,- i.utcome -?!' the meet ing. The coiremitlee ilecided lo hold mass meetings at the several voting precincts on Tuesday, August just two days before the senatorial convention comes off in ?Williamsburg. The delegates selected ate to attend both the sena? torial and legislative convention, ami the various places for the holding of of tin' mass meeting ami the numlber of dele...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 12 August 1899

CITY NEW! B<N KJUt F. There was a small fire ycs'erday about 3:30 'P. :.M. on Twenty-fourth street between Jefferson and Madison avenues. The blaze was in one of Mill ford & Reynold's houses and! was ox tingurshed before it worked any dam? age. Tlie work of driving piles for the bridge foundations was started yester- 1 day. Two ears from Lee Hall, load? ed 'with piles, arrived here yesterday The workmen started at the Virginia avenue end of the Twenty-fifth street bridge. "Of t'he colored applicants who took the examination for teacherships m the public schools only one passed. He was Robert H. Carey. There were six applicants. Mr. and 'Mrs. Arthur A. Cope'.and. of Manchester, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Lawton. The brick stack for the power house in the rear of Hotel Warwick is genig ? nip rapidly. It will be about seventy feet high. The work of putting in the sewer con? nections is moving along rapidly. In a few weeks all of the curb connections will be ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 13 August 1899

5 Associated ? Press \ Dispatches. VOL. IV. 101 HISSES FOR MERGER Sensational Incidents Marked Dreyfus Trial Yesterday. WILD EXGTEMENTPREV 4.1LED Spectators Were Only I'rovuiitcil Troin Mobbing Uuiicral Mcrclor l>y tliu Timely Iuterf.irence of Gontl armos, I>r:im?tlc Scenes. (Rv Telegraph.! RESN=NEIS, FRANCE, Auk. 12.?A stir? ring scone closed today's session o? the Dreyfus trial. General Mercier had spoken nearly four 'hours in ruthless denunciation of Dreyfus, who 'had lis? tened unmoved until Mercier concluded by saying that if he had not been con? vinced of the guilt of Dreyfus, and if the hitter's conviction had not been for tilted since 1894, 'he 'would admit he had I been mistaken. Dreyfus jumped to feet as though the words, had gaiv: ii'.cd him into life and shouted in voice which resounded through the hall like a trumpet note: "You ought to sav so new." AUDIENCE CHEER'S HIM . The audien.ee burst into a Wild ehec whereupon the ushers called for silent H...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 13 August 1899

OPEN TO THE WORLD All ot the Quarantines Against Newport News Raised. TRANSPORTATION FORCES Jirocpht by h S| cclal TrHiu VoBtettlny Afternoon. L: Bt Krgulnr Mfchtly MeeOng of tlia ?nun! of Health. The 1'romJ.seil L-.nil. Unless there are Some unexpected de? velopments, at the Home within the next week, the fever scare may be said to bi; practically over. Newport News is now open to the World. The last quarantine against her has "been raised, so far as can be learn? ed, and the boats are now running' on their usual schedules. Newport News raised her quarantine against 'Norfolk last night at H o'clock "find Norfolk laised hers against New? port News at the same hi air. Th ? Chesapeake and Ohio steamer Louis : made tier first trip over to Norfolk last evening aftar the cast'bound train came in. "At 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon ? Special train came in from West L'oinl bringing- tile employes of the several transportation companies which shift? ed their terminal business to that place d...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 13 August 1899

Some Pointers Abt ut Character of the Cuban "Patriots?' TRYING TO ROB UNCLE SAM *?" \ ?? -? Are a People Without Gratitude o? fa fe"r q;>:-r Conception at the Attitu !? of the United States. Some Svg* gentlv? lacklcuts. rfHT*-..... \% 33an vTUari, Porto Rico. Aug. 1. >)3. fSo much of late has been writ lea in Toirard to Cuba, ?s Ihhdb'itaiifs i-.d particularly of Santiago de 'Cuho. that 1 am.loath lo again tax th* patience of the public with another art.elf. about this place. Yielding. howe\ t r, to a de tsitv on my pain to furnish your readcis with a true and comprehensive por ti-ayai of the characteristic qualities 0f tlie average Cuban. 1 hav* Summoned sufficient courage to write this letter. My description ut the Cuban?though true in ev?ry detail?I hope will rot wound the sensitive feelings of r.tr-: portion of our people who have solight 6? many ways V- aid "poor, down- trod? den" people, b s on the contrary w.li tend to enlighten them as to the true princ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 13 August 1899

C. E. THACKER, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERT MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY. BY THE Dally Press Company POSTOFFICE BUILDING. COPY FOR CHANGES OF CON? tract ads MUST BE IN BY 6 P. M TO INSURE APPEARANCE IN NEXT ISSUE OF THE PAPER. Entered at the Newport News, Va.. Postofflce as second-clas? matter. SUNDAY, AUGUST 13, 1899. VITRIFIED BRICK PAVEMENTS. In a recent issue the Norfolk Lanil mark contained the roll-owing editorial mi a su'bject of more than passing intet - est to the people of Ni wport News al tlii:--. time: "Unless we are greatly deceived. '?!'. rifled briu-k, When properly laid. .....:%?-.? the most satisfactory all-round street paving. "ThOse sections of Norfolk which are paved with Pi are a joy to the eye of th ? beholder and a delight t>i the system el' the driver of a wagon or carriage. "As to bicyclists their praise is unan? imous and enthusiastic. With vitrifle. 1 brick street -paving there is no neces sity'lbr bk-ycle paths in favor of which liiere is a gro...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 13 August 1899

Situation at Soldiers' Home Con? tinues to Improve. QUICK WORK OF PHYSICIANS No Now Chi? k ami No Deaths In Five Bays Only S.'l Patients Now in Honpltitl. Those Who Have Fouglit tbe Contagion. The yellow fever situation at the Soldiers' Home remains the same as it has been for nearly one week. Were it not lor tin- fact that the fever is known to he at the Soldiers' Home no one would ever have had any idea that Hampton had passed through a rigid quarantine from the appearance of the streets last night. Two weeks ago today the startling announcement was made that yellow fever had crept into the Soldiers' Horn and that thirty veterans were then suffering from the disease. Many peo? ple here fearing the terrible result, should such an epidemic spread, left 'Hampton by every available way, but the majority of the citizens look a ?broad view of the situation and male ui' their 'minds to remain at home until the disease made its way to Hampton. This they believed was impossible, and that t...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 13 August 1899

4 AM. EYES ON THE BILL. aanDIet May Pass the Cnnal Measure j Tills Week. (By Telegraph.) Wright, ISlitt. the Associated Press.) | 33RL1N, Aug. 12.?The Diet will re " irtble on. August 10. Prince Von enloe, the imperial chancellor, and) tor Von M.iq.ue.1, vice president ol J council and minister of finance. ?11 return in time to attend the ses Mtts which will decide tlie fate of. tin feial bill and will throw the combined ?eight of their inlluence in favor of th; ?assure. The government now hope: *e bill wil!vyass by a sufficient major especially since Bmperor William ~k the occasion \tt the the opening of "fe Dortmund-Fans canal to emphasize ~%in the great need of such a new net ork of communication. WILL ALL 15Iii THE'RE. _Jie whole cabinet lias been invited t? ?tend the opening sitting and the chief ^Smbers have interrupted their va.-a ?hs and hurried hundreds of miles in) Tder to be present. Germany's rata ?ns with Austria-Hungary are tie "erne" of much newspaper comment I ihjs w...

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