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

I Dispatches. $ VOL. IV. 195 Dreyfus' Counsel Alade It Warm for the General. WAS AN EVENTFUL SESSION Evidence Favorable to the Prisoner Is Given by Hie Magistrate Who Took Col. Henry's Confession. Mine. Henry nnil M. Bortullus Testify. (Rv Telegraph.) ? i:B.\'XI;:S. Aug. 17.?With the usual attendance and without any noteworthy incidents the second trial by court martial of Captain Alfred Dreyfus of the artillery, . barged with treason was resumed this morning in the Lyeee. Previous i<> the opening of the pro? ceedings, it became known that Maitre Labor:, leading counsel for Dreyfus, who was shot in the back from ambush j Monday, was slightly worse today.! His physicians have not yet extracted the Indict: his 'fever continues to in? crease, and it is not believed he will be j able to attend court Monday. Conse? quently, Maitre Monard. counsel for the ?Dreyfus family before' the Court of Cassation, in the trial revision proceed- ' ings, has been summoned to repla...

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

Hurricane's Greatest Force Was Felt Here Yesterday. THE SHIPPING WAS AFFECTED Several Large Passenger Steamers Afraid to Face the Hurricane and Anchored In the Harber. Backbone of the Storm Beleivcd to Be Broken. The shipping is still tied up by the storm. The steam collier Orion put out yes-! terday morning Cor Boston with coal. | but was compelled to return in the afternoon and will remain here until I the storm abates. The whale back | steamer City of Fverett.is at Old Point with a cargo of coal waiting for the hurricane to let up. her captain being unwilling to put 'to sea in the teeth of the storm. The steam collier chad wick is in tile harbor watting for the end of the hurricane and she will stay here until tin; wind is less severe. Shipping men. who arc in a position ?to know ?Ii.ii they are talking about, say that when vessels of that class, which are supposed to stand all kinds Of weather are afraid to put to sea. it must be .something frightful on the deep. The shies that ...

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

BUILDING ACTIVITY Quarantine But Little Affected Work of Construction. GRIFFITHS' DRY GOODS STORE Excavation for the Foundation of the New Structure Well Under Vt ay. Withers' New Building Nearly .Completed. Academy of Music. Silsby Building. Although thorp woro some few evil results from the recent yellow fever scare at the Soldiers' Home, and not iwithstasnding the fact that business here was injured to some extent, the confidence felt by capitalists in the future of Newport News remained unshaken. Particularly in building circles was this demonstrated. "Work was not stopped on a single one of the buildings now in the course of construction and while the surgeon* of the 'Marine, Hospital Corps ?-,rc battling with the disease, several new buildings, were started. Material on the road was delayed by the quaran? tine, hut aside from this there was no delay to be noticed. The work of digging the excavations for the new Grilliths building at the corner of Washington avenue and i Thirty...

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

C. E. THACKER, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERT MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY. BY THE Daily Press Company COPY FOR CHANGES OF COX TRACT ADS MUST BE IN BY 6 P. M. TO INSURE APPEARANCE IN NEXT ISSUE OF THE PAPER. POSTOFFICE BUILDING. Entered at the Newport News, Va., PoatofTlce as Becond-clasa matter. FRIDAY. AUGUST 1S, ISO!). THE CHOICER FLO!'. The exigencies of American politics liav>- l.ii responsible fo ? many notable changes, but one of the mos: remark? able "Hups" df recent years Is thai of Boss Croker, of Tammany, who for mer ly looked askance upon tin- ambitions (.if Hon. W. .1. I'.ryan. bu! uh i i: :.? v. quoted as giving expression to lie- fol? lowing fulsome praise or the Nebras? ka h: , "Me is (Die of the greatest Americans of all time. His greatest strength is with the plain I.pie. 1 le knows them thoroughly, as no other American has ever known them. No other American has ever been sii close to them, and they trust him absolutely." We do not feel inclined to either ...

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

HAM PI THE STORM IS HERE Tail End of West India Hurricane Reaches Hampton. NO SERIOUS DAMAGE DONE The Tide the Hfiihost. 5?n ITorc fur Some T.'mo. Hnmpton Wharf Under ' Water. Ill, h Wind* uutl KhIuk l'revuUe.t All Day Y.Hlerday. The- West Indian hurricane which has been making its way along 'the coast for some time reached Hampton yes? terday. For several days the wind has been blowing at a rapid rate, but yesterday it was saiil it was traveling at a velo? city of 35 or 40 miles an hour. From 11 o'clock yesterday morning until 11 o'clock last night tlv n increased and a heavy downpour of rain made the day oik- of the most disagreeable ones experienced here in many years. Whtlo it is not thought any serious damage has been done up to -this time', it cannot tie stated exactly. Hamilton wharf was entirely under water. 'Which was caused from the heavy tide from Hampton Creek, ('apt. Sehennierhorn, agent at this place for the Old Dominion Steamship Company, had a number of men engaged w...

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

CITY NKWS IN BlUUF. Mr. and Airs. R. I. Rackey have re? turned to the city. Mrs. Branch lias returned from a visit to Smithfield. The eases of typhoid fever in the city arc not serious. Miss Flora James is visiting the Misses Slater at Toano. Mr. A. T. Moore, who has been ill W'itsh fever, is convalescent. Mr. Sidney L~, vV.o-.hI will leave in a few days for his vacation. Mrs. P. B. Clarke, of Birmingham, Ala., will arrive this week to visit Mrs. J. F.. Clarke. Miss 'Mercer French is visiting her sister. Miss Maj'ion French, at Ashe ville, N. C. Professor H. H. Epes left yester? day to join his wife, who is visiting in Nottoway county. Miss Louise French has returned from a visit to Hot Springs, as the guest of her uncle. Will be a Hig W?-?;k at Burhrne. An exceedingly attractive feature of of the hill with which the Buckroe Casino will be opened next Monday night is Miss Fanie Fields, the sing? ing and dancing .comediane. Miss Fields is without an equal in her particular line of bu...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 19 August 1899

$ Associated $ Press I Dispatches. VOL. IV. 196 FORGERIES ARE MANY Picquart Points Out Falsifica? tions in the Dossier. HIS EVIDENCE SENSATIONAL WH hon? Stats That a Document Belonging to Hie Secret Doseier Wae Stolen from 11 li Desk. His Evidence Favorable to Dreyfus' Cause. (By Telegraph.) RENNES, Aug. IS.?When the second trial by courtmartial of Captain Alfred Dreyfus, charged with treason, was re sunied in the Lycee at l:'2i> this morn? ing. Col. Picquart, former chief of the intelligence department of the war of? fice, was called continuing his deposi? tion which was interrupted by the ad? journment yesterday. The Colonel gave his testimony in the same strong fearless tone of voice that characterized his manner yesterday. Colonel Picquart discussed the secret dossier as being the main spring of the < ondemna'tion of Dreyfus. He took up the documents successively, referring to the writers and addresses of the let? ters as "A" and "B." Among those present in...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 19 August 1899

Large Passenger Steamer In? jured in the Hurricane. THE CITY OF BIRMINGHAM Big Ship of the (ki?n Steamship Com? pany on Her Wny from Now York to Savannah When tho Storm Caught Her, The big passenger steamship City of Birmingham, of the Ocean Steam? ship Company?the Savannah Line, arrived at the shipyard yest. rday afternoon at - o'clock and tied up at the south pier for slight repairs to her engines. The handsome vessel was on her re? gular trip from New York to Savannah with a number of passengers, when she was overtaken by the hurricane off 'the Virginia Cains. Fur some time she made fair headway against the storm, but later it 'became stronger and the steamer's engines were damaged, when opposite the entrance in Chesapeake bay and Hampton Roads. ? j Although the injury was not very I serious it was found impossible to go ahead into the storm and the captain of the vessel decided to come here for the necessary repairs. She came up to the city under her own steam. Last night a f in...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 19 August 1899

Mr, M, H. Lash to Supply School Furniture. MEETING HELD LAST NIGHT Tho Board of School Trustees Did Not Ap? pear, But the Committee, Being Im powered by Hie Board, Took Action. The Report. i.j>- - ' A special meeting of the Board of School Trustees was called for last right for the purpose of awarding the contract for furnishing the furniture to be used in the new High School Building. The meeting was held as usual, in the First National Bank Building, those present being Dr. W. F. Cooper. Profes? sor Jeffres, Councilman J. J. O'Donnell and the lion. Thomas Teisple Powell, superintendent of the public schools. The various bids, which were, it will be remembered, presented to the com? mittee at a special meeting held "Wed? nesday night, were carefully gone over by the gentlemen and the virtues and advantages of the several offers were discussed in detail. There was not a quorum of the Board present at the meeting, but owing_to the fact that the committee o'f the Board was ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 19 August 1899

C. E. THACKER. Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERT MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY. BY THE Dally Press Company COPY FOR CHANGES OF CON? TRACT ADS MUST BE IN BY G P. M. TO INSURE APPEARANCE IN NEXT ISSUB OF THE PAPER. P06T0FFICE BUILDING. Entered at the Newport News, Va., Poatofhce as second-class matter. SATURDAY AUGUST 19, 1899. TROUBLE FOR THE ANT IS. There seems to be an inclination on the part ot a number of well-meaning persons 'to hunt up trouble fur Mr. Ed? ward Atkinson ami Iiis colleagues among the anti-imperalisls. In this connection we note the following in the esteemed Nashville American: "Edward Atkinson and his col? leagues, newspapers and individuals have now a new Held opened to them and 'they should seize the opportunity. Mexico is attempting to put down an insurrection of the Yaqui Indians. These Indians are not "governed by their con? sent," and have gone to war. Why not bombard President Diaz, his gener? als and soldiers with documents show? ing the great outrage being don...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 19 August 1899

West Indian Hurricane Has Spent Its Force. WIND FAST DYING OUT The "Worst or t ho Storm TlioujjXit ?o ISo Over. >'i,\vj of the County Court. Chnrch Sarvlccs for Tomor? row. Dthi r Ni? !. The only reminder yesterday of the great West Indian hurricane, which has been having its own way in this section for the past three days, was a stiff wind along the water fronts and severe showers. In fact, the whole of the day was taken up. with rains, buc at one time Old Sol had nerve enough to brace the storm and make his ap? pearance. However, he was; soon over? powered and from b o tiucK in the af? ternoon until 12 o'clock last night there was a continual downpour of ram. It is believed that the worst of the great storm is over. The water in Hampton Roads was terribly rough all day yesterday, but it did not interfere with the running of the steamer Hampton 1 toads to Nor? folk, as well as the Washington, New York and Baltimore boats. Several of the ships which have been anchored in ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 19 August 1899

CITY NEWS IN BRIEF. 3dr.W . E. Rouse Is the quest of his father, 'Mr. W. G. Rouse, in Smith lield. Dr. E. D. "Willis has returned from, a visit to Baltimore and Ocean City, Maryland. Rev. J. F. Rabble, who has b^en spending- his vacation in Wytheville. Va.. has returned. Sanitary Officer Harris will leave this morning for Greensvjlle.^ Va., where he will remain for two \veeRs. City Clerk J. A. Massie and Dr. S. W. Hobson, left last evening for the Greenbrier White SuVphur Springs. Mr. L. E. Pugh, whp has been spend? ing his vacation in Matthews and Gloucester counties, returned to the city Thui-sday evening. Will Be an Interesting Event. The attendance at the reopening of the Buekroe Casino next Monday, will, from present indications, be a record breaker. Lively interest is manifested in the event, the many patrons of the popular summer theatre having ex? pressed much gratification since it was announced that the performances would be continued throughout the summer months. in the b...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 22 August 1899

Associated Pf ess Dispatches. VOL. IV. 198 Presiding Judge of Drjfus Courtmartial Roundly Hisd. TRIAL. IS NEAR ITS CLSE ?Witnesses on the Stand YestertlajAll | U<vo UvWencB Agalogt tlie I'rliot. Laborl, Contrary to Expectatlti Did not Appear in Court. (By Telegraph.) RENNEP, Aug 21.?The third \v. tlio Dreyfus trial began without lei flent at 0:30 this morning. The rjiov that Maitre Labori would rcappenko day proved untrue. I It is said the court will get thijgh with the witnesses by the bcginnii of | September and it is probable tl^ a verdict" will be delivered by Septn ber '<? Generals B?get. De B?iscl'rc and Billot occupied witnesses' sts| and Colonel PiCquart took a s j couple of rows behind them. Then onel sat alone until M. P.ertillusJhe| examining magistrate, whose evhtet was so favorable to Dreyfus. enfed| and sat beside Picquart, warmly silt? ing him by the hand. HOSTILE TO DREYFUS. Alt the witnesses today were hcjilel to Dreyfus hut none id" the eviden...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 22 August 1899

NOT BEFORE SPRING Will the Work on the City Pav? ing Commence. CANNOT WORK IN THE WINTER Much Has to Yet Ii? Done lief ore ihr Work Can Jte Started. Various Opin? ions as to the E?'ect of Cold Weather. One of the most interesting questions to the pu'blic at this time is relative to when the active work of layin? the new pavements in the city will "be commenced. The condi? tion of the* streets during last week made their need more than us? ually felt and the people are anxious to know when the Improvement will ho made. On 'this question 'there is a decided difference of opinion, hut those who are in a position to know what they are talking about say the work cannot start before the spring of the year. There are several good reasons for this opinion. lit tue first jjlace, the pipes of the water and gas companies will have to he all laid and the sewer system will have to be completed before anything can be done toward paving the sti.ts. As has been stated, an ordinance com? pelling the...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 22 August 1899

MORTALITY Excellent Advice Qiycn 4b the Mothers of the City. SANITATION AND FOODS %at r?jsUug and Instructive Communica? tion from Sanitary Knglnfer O. T. 12'anrnonr, Who Has Stud led the Question. Kfi*. c:s at the Heat. The following' interesting and in- I structive cdmniunieation was receive.l i ?t this office yosteiday afternoon: To the Editor of the Daily Press: ) The largely increased mortality, among infants, during the protracted heated term for the last year or two. extending in one or two instances un? til late into September, 'has drawn special attention to the causes and] means of prevention. [ One of the most fruitful sources.next to unsanitary .surroundings, perhaps, is poor ..food. This applies especially to the bottle fed babies, who. of course, depend upon the nutritious quality of the milk for health, development and life. The evils of adulterated mi k and its influence in producing infantile diarnhoea and infantile debility,even if no deleterious substances are add...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 22 August 1899

C. E. THACKER. Editor ana Manager. PUBLISHED EVERT MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY, BY TUB Dally Press Company COPY FOR CHANGES OF CON? TRACT ADS MUST BE IN BY 6 P. M. TO INSURE APPEARANCE IN NEXT ISSUE OF THE PAPER. POSTOFFICE BUILDING. Entered at the Newport New?, Va., Poctofflce as second-class matter. TUESDAY.WVUOUST 22, 1S08. THE PARIS RIOTS. While the Paris Figaro Is of the opin? ion that the riots in that city are river, it is ditiicult to Imagine upon what ba? sis this presumption is fixed. The ex? citable, passionate Frenchmen, whtf-c barks are not infrequently worse than their bites, seldom reaeh the tltirg point without doing more damage than was accomplished by the riooioj anar? chists Sunday night. The -ight of the blood and the brok-ui heads ot i . 'ti? rades will probably have a tendon.y to work the anarehiszs up to a greater frenzy, if one may judge by the i xpe rierree of the authorities in dealing with other Parisian mobs. Of course, these outbreaks are the na? tural and log...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 22 August 1899

HAMP1 George Robinson Charged With a Horrible Crime. VERDICT OF CORONER'S JURY Party Went Oat Rowing on the Invitation | of the Accused Alan and Two Never Returned Alive. AH Are Colored. Case Will Be Heard Today. Considerable excitement was created in Back River neighborhool Sunday night when the announcement was made that James Robertson and James Smith,, .'two colored boys', aged 12 and 14 yearsj;respectively, bad met death by ! drowning, and that-George Robertson, ' (colored) aged 22 years, , was response-| hie for 'their death- Robertson is now \ locked up in the .county jail charged' with "the crime-of murder. " The matter.lwas at once reported no Sheriff R. Curtis, -Who. in company with Officer Joe. Deistel and Acting Coroner J.-WV Richardson, proceeded to the scene of the tragedy. Arriving at ?the home of Randall Marshall (color? ed), the sheriff .and ,'his party found a large .gathering of colored people, who were very, indignant, at the seemingly cruel.manner in which the y...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 22 August 1899

MARKET K -NEW YORK STOCK MARKET. <NEW YORK, Aug. 2t.?There was a ?battle royal;between the bulls an<l bears on the stock exchange today. Commis? sions House buying was on a large scale and'" the movement ot prices in the ma? jority of the list was marked through? out the day, realizing going on in a liberal" way at one portion of the list while prices were marked up in an? other. One or two stocks showed con? spicuous strength but the tendency to advance in the railroad list was surprls iiigly uniform. 'But there wen? vulner? able spots in the industrial lists and the determination with which the hears raided these, wiped out the majority of gains which had been achieved in the .railways. People's Gas lost over 2 points and Rock Island a point. The extent of the decline was ? diminished by the hasty covering and there were rallies of from one to three points. Sugar, after an early gain of a point dropped nearly two points. 'Steel an.l Wire artd otHer it'on and ...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 22 August 1899

S?MMER MUSLINS. 53i?tctionu for the Fashioning ?I /" Cool Conto nie? for Worm Weather. It will be safe to make a summer mus? lin with.-a ruffled skirt or -with the ever popular volant en f oraae. For those who desire something more original, hero are two models.' One i? a thin silk batiste in coral pink, striped with, wb ite. The trimming is yellow laee en? tredeux:, edged with, white comet rib? bon; finely ruffled. This trimming is ] arranged .in lozenges about the bust of the bodice, down one side and about the bottom of the tunic overdress. The un- ! derskirt shows in the form of two Bounces. The upper part of the bodice above the lozenge trimming is of white muslin, finely tucked, in clusters and separated by insertion. This is cut in a- square that leaves the neck exposed. ' THo white tucking and entredeux are used-for the'top of the sleeves; the silk is draped about this cap w-ith a line of Ehirring on the outside of the arm, arid there is a finishing ruffle at the elbow. The ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 22 August 1899

CITY NEWS IN BHIETf. Mrs. J. E. Morris Is visiting at Aftan, Va. Mr. F. F. Finch is sojourning at New? castle. , ? Miss Jule Whitley is sojourning at AftOn, Va. Mrs. O. D. Batchelor is visiting in Bedford City. Mrs. F. "M. Laport is sojourning at Atlantic City, N. J. Mrs. Thomas F. Stearnes is sojourn? ing at .Alleghany Springs. Mr. S. A. Bent left yesterday lor a visit to relatives in Maine. ?Mr". Wallace W. Kirby, of Washing? ton is visiting relatives in the city. 'Mrs. C. Hi. Bozel, of Petersburg, is visiting her daughter, Mrs. J. W. Da? vis. Mr. Charles F. Beatty has returned lo Lynchburg after a visit to relatives here. Misses Texa and Lauilie Meanly are visiting their aunt, Mrs. R. B. Slater, at Toano. Mr. Walter Kirby, of Washington, is the guest of his. "brother, Mr. W. T. Kirby. Police Officer James E. Gray . wi'.l ie-ave this morning for his summer va catian. 11 Miss Lizzie A. O'Neill, of Richmond, is the guest of her brother, Mr. D. F. O'Neill. Miss Grace E. Lewis, of Ric...

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