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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 23 August 1899

VOL. IV. 199 M. LABOR! IN COURT Wounded Advocate Again Takes Up Defense of Dreyfus. GREETED WITH WILD CHEERS Gou. Mereler KefuKes to Explain Haw Cer? tain Documents Came into Bin Hands. Interesting Proceedings at Yester? day's Session of the Court. (By Telegraph.) REX X res, Aug. 22?Maitre Latorol, leading counsel for the defense, who was 'murderously assaulted1 August 14, was presfnt in court this morning at the opening of the Dreyfus trial. The arrival of M. Labori at to Lycee was the signi.Tl for scenes of extraordinary enthusiasm. ? , The crowd about the Lycee building rushed up to his carriage and a num? ber of people eagerly thrust their hands through the windows to greet the distinguished lawyer. When M. Labori descended he was sur? rounded toy friends and a hundred hands pressed his. 'while he was as? sailed with all sorts of questions to which he smilingly replied: ? "1 ami going on well, my friends, thank you. Thank you." 'A ROAR OF 'APPLAUSE. As M. Lahori, still accompani...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 23 August 1899

PARSARGE'S TRIP Battleship May Be Ready for the Test by September 5th. EL NORTE ALMOST READY Both Vessels Will Put to Sea at About the Same Time. Woik on the Warships and Merchant Craft. Gum on the Kearsargc. ' From information received from a thoroughly reliable source, it is learn? ed that, unless some unlooked-for de? lay occurs, the new United States bat? tleship Kearsarge will go on her trial trip on or about September Oth. The work on the battleship has 'gone ahead of late -with the greatest rapi? dity and there can be no doubt ilut she will be ready by that lime. The j gruns which caused the <3c!av ?- her construction have now a-! . ^ and no- I thing is expected to interfere with the rest of the work before her completion. The four monster 13 inch guns have been put in her turrets and the 8 inch guns will be put in place in the cour.-e of a short time. Two of the big rifles, already in place, are in her forward turret and the other two are aft. The smaller 8 inc h ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 23 August 1899

SUBURBAN IESJPT May Be Established on- Hampton Roads Next Summer. ONLY COTTAGES TO BE JJUiLT Quiet Spot Where tlio .Heated Months of the Tear Can Be Spent by the Busi? ness Men of Newport News anil Their Families. npr;' ?< - -?-?? A! plan is on foot, backed by several twell known gentlemen, to establish a Email and exclusive summer resort on the shore of Hampton Roads; between (this 'city and Hampton, for such busi? ness men of eNwport 'News as cannot find time to take their families away for the summer months and wish t'ifm to be.far from the maddening crowd's Sgno'ble strife. The plan is to erect a number < f small frame cottages, or cabins on the beach, where the hot summer months can be spent in not a little comfort land whore the gentlemen who occupy them can be within easy reach of the city. There will be no hotel and ?aside from the cottages the only buildings there will be a general store or com? missary from which the families will get their supplies, ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 23 August 1899

C. E. THACKEB, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERT MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY. BY THE 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., Pcstofflce as second-clasu matter. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23, 1S!)0. AN UNJUST SNEER. ?'South Carolina has revived the doc? trine that negroes have no rights thai, while caps arc bound to respect."? Philadelphia Ledgcr. South Carolina has done nothing ct the sort. A few hoodlums in a certain section of the stale attempted lu inaii guarantce such a doctrine, bat tic. an? nouncement that these cowardly law? breakers, who always wo: i; a! night and in crowds, have been indicted and will be tried, should prove, even to the prejudiced South haters, that there is no inclination on the part of the au? thorities of the Palmetto statt? to winl; at the work of the irresponsible Kill Kluks. Now, if South Carolina were the only slate in the U...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 23 August 1899

PI S BEEN FIXED Cornerstone of Pythian Castle to Be Laid September 14th. MANY VISITORS EXPECTED SXtetlng of Kecoughtan to:'go last Night. Tlie legislative Fight. Messrs. Causey. Donoh^o and Hnglies the Aspirants. iCecouRhran Lodge. Knights of Py? thias, met last night and determined Upon Thursday. September 14th, ns the day for the laying of the cornerstone \>t the Pythian castle, 'which is now toe? ing erected on. West Queen street. Committees were appointed to make the necessary arrangements and the ?occasion will no doubt be one long to he remembered by the rr.embers of the loeal lodge of Pythians as well as the citizens of Hampton generally. An excellent program consisting of ?music and an oration by some dis? tinguished member of the order in the State is to be arranged, and the cere? monies attendant upon the day will likely be 'brought to a close with a ban? quet tendered the visiting brethern by Keeough'fan lodge. It is n'ow the purpose of the commit? tee having t...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 23 August 1899

CONDITION OF CHOI'S. Outlook Favorable for Virginia Tobacco. Heavy Rains (lamed DamagSi (By Telegraph.) WASHINGTON, Aug. 22.?Following is the weather bureau's weekly sum? mary of 'the crop conditions: While there has been an entire ab? sence of rain over a large part of the country east of the Rocky mountains and droughty conditions are quite ex? tensively reported in New England over much of the lower lake region^ and low? er Missouri valleys and west gulf slates, very heavy rains have fallen on the Virginia and North Carolina coasts and over portions of the central gulf stales. In the Rocky Mountain and Pacific coast districts the week has been cool with frosts causing some injury m mountainous sections on the 15th and 16th. The report from Cuba indicates that the week.has been generally very dry, and that crops are suffering over the greater part of the island. CORN AND WHEAT. In the principal corn states the var? iable temperature and general absence of rains have been favorable...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 24 August 1899

I Associated > Press { Dispatches. VOL. IV. 200 Judges Aid Attempt to Blast | Dreyfus' Private Character. TRIAL GROWS MORE FARCICAL Witnesses Hostile to the Prisoner Are En? couraged by Jonaust and His Asso? ciates, Hut Their Evidence Is liadly KIddled. RENJfES, Auer. 23?The session of t'he Dreyfus court maniiai here today was comparatively uneventful. The depositions were not productive of any really Thrilling incidents. The sys? tematic . 'production of to llimsiest trash, which the prosecution deems pro'.'ltahle and it lie judges accord t he closest attention, and 'which the latter accept tis evidence, was proceeded ?with. 'Much of the ridiculous testi ?niony of 'the morning was devoted to an attempt to Wast Dreyfus' private character though, when Mat re Labori and M. Demange had finished with the ?witnesses 'teir bub'bles of tittle-tattle were badly pricked. Much of the time was occupied in reading the testimony of Kstcrhazy and Mile Pais before the Court of Cassation...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 24 August 1899

BIG GRAIN BUSINESS Rush of Work Following the West Indian Hurricane. SCENE AT PIERS YESTERDAY Wharves Crowded Wlih Vessel* and the Greatest Activity to He Seen, The Ocean Going Tugboat Sweep? stake* and Her History. From the present indications, and fro'm the reports to the Custom House for this week, the grain exports from Newport News will be larger this week ?than they have been any week this summer. There will be a number of ships to sail with grain during the re? maining days of the week and already several 'large vessels have cleared for foreign ports with corn, oates and whea't. ! I Bast week work along the water ftont wa.s practically abandoned on account of the 'West Indian hurricane and there was very little business transacted in the Custom House. The expopis, as a natural result were quite small, there being almost no business 'during tin'early, part of the week. The fact 'that the grain exporting business was tied up to a large extent during that period has made the bus...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 24 August 1899

BIS TBROAT WASCHT Squire Johnson Seriously Gash* ed by Chas. Carrington. ANOTHER ROCKETTS FIGHT Two Colored Men Became Involved in a Serious Misunderstanding Oifr a Negress. Carrington Lost an Eyeaml a Finger. Yesterday afternoon Roeketts was again the scene of a tragedy, when Charles Carrington. colored, cut the . throat of Squire Johnson, another ne? gro, with a razor. Carrington runs what is known as a "cook shop." on Twenty-second street, between Warwick and Jefferson ave? nues. How tlie trouble started yesterday is unknown, only the most meagre de? tails of the affair being obtainable and nothing of importance could be iearn ed last night at police, headquarters. It is understood, however, that a no? torious colored woman .was at the bot? tom of it. The light between the two men oc? curred on Twenty-third street and was witnessed by a large number of people, most of them being negroes who live in Kookotts. The two men fought desperately for some time. Carrington using a razor o...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 24 August 1899

C. E. THACKER, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERT MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY. BY THE Daily Press Company COPY FOR CHANGES OF CON? TRACT ADS MUST BE IN BY G P. M. TO INSURE APPEARANCE IN NEXT ISSUE OF THE PAPER. POSTOFFICE BUILDING. Entered at the Newport New?. Va., Poslofflce as second-class matter. SCHOOL BOOK REFORM. There is no more live, wide-awake, enterprising and intelligent educator in the United States than Prof. Alexander Hogg, of Fort Worth, Texas, who is doing an invaluable service to t!ho cause of public education in the South? west by his continued demand for a hrit-fer school curriculum, fewer books and common-sense methods. In live interest of publishers hooks are multi? plied and courses of study in elemen? tary subjects are extended and compli? cated beyond all reason. What Profes? sor Hogig contends for and what par? ents and children want is a reduction of 70 per cent, in the number and size of the books small children are nowa? days required to study in the interest...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 24 August 1899

HAMP1 DARK HORSE IN SI6BT May Make Trailers of Causey, Donohoe and Hughes. THE PACE IS A SPEEDY ONE Coiiti'ttaots la tho I.i ?gislntlvu Knee Are Running Hnr.l, Each Clulmlng lh<; lnxltlti Trnr-k ?nd it Cinch on tho I iuitli. As the '.lay for the muss meeting for the selection ot delegates to the legis? lative convention approaches interest :n the light in Elizabeth City county in? creases. For several days the three candidates ?who have already announced them? selves as seeking ilie nomination, have been -busy seeing their friends, and ih.> contest is on in earnes n. ,??.. That the situation is complicated no one denies, but there are friends ot each of the as ^piranis who claim the earth and half the moon for -their choice. There is one thing certain and that is that it has been many year? since the reeling in a legislative contest has been more manifested than at this time. The street corners and various places in which men congregate are now scenes of animat...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 24 August 1899

HOW HB'I-I. FDNJSH 'EM. Postmaster-General Win Close Up the Postotflce at Peck, Fla. fBy Telegraph.) ?WASHINGTON. Aug. 23.?The out? rage commuted by whitecappers at Peck. Fla., on the postmaster there, probably will result in the discontin? uance of the post office. Postmaster W. C. Crum and National Committee man Long have both advised it and Crum. in a letter, in which he says he accepted the office because no one tdse there could qualify for it and that those making the trouble rarely use the mails, has asked to be relieved imme? diately. Postmaster Crum states the stamp cancellations on which the sal? ary is based, amounted to $2.77 last month and twenty cents for the first five days this month. He has never spent one continuous day at the office, he-says, as he lives at Tampa and he employed an assistant. Postmaster General Smith today or? dered a post- office inspector detailed from the Chattanooga headquarters to proceed to Peck to investigate and re? port on the situation. H...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 25 August 1899

diitti?t\nffr fffcift?Tt>iT> Arfh?itfi Aft. A $ Associated " I Press I Dispatches. VOL. IV. 201 M?REL IS TRAPPED Labori Extracts Admissions from Him Favorable to Dreyfus. EXCITING SCENE IN COURT President of tho Courtmsrtlal of 1S!M Ac? knowledges llaving Read One of the Secret Documents to the Court, Unknown to Defense. (Bv Telegraph.) RENXES. ?ug. 21.?Today's session of tho Dreyfus courtm'nrtial was mark? ed by one of the must exciting scenes of tho trial. The proceedings opened with a skirmish entirely favorable to the de? fence over Colonel Maurel, president of the courtmartial of ISDi. who admitted leading one of the secret documents to the court, which had not. been seen by the defense. He protested that only one document was looked at, alleging that this sufficed to enable him to form a conviction that could not be .-haken. MA UK MATTERS WORSE. i This protest made matters worse, be? cause, as M. Labor! pointed out, if he j perused one it was his bounden ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 25 August 1899

Tyler and Madison Probably Won in York Yesterday. THAT SUFFOLK CONVENTION Two Candidate*! for the State Sonate Wer? Nominated, Shanda Faction Holt eg. Matter Wilt Ite Keferred to State Commltte. The returns from the York county primary, which was hold yesterday, were very meagre last night and came in from the various precincts in dis? jointed figures, the full result only be? ing obtainable from one place?Poquo son. The information received at a late hour last night seemed to point to a ?victory, in that county, for Mr. E. C. (Madison, for the House of Delegates, ami Mr. D. Gardner Tyler, for the State Senate. i According to the best and most re? liable returns, the majority for Tyler, over 'Mr. O. W. Robinson, of this city, was 135. The Madison people claim the county hy a Rood majority, but no figures were given. 'Rruton Precinct. which 1s located near Williarnsburg, was nut heard from at all. hut not much importance it attached to this, as there are hardly enough votes there to ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 25 August 1899

Go from House to House in the City Begging. "I CANT GET EMPLOYMENT'' Tbl? 1? What They Suy to Hid Person Who Gomes to the Door. Tramps Hero Aro .Becoming Colder liter Day and Are Constantly Arriving. There are more men in 'Newport ?News today who, by their action, lead to the belief that they are thieves, than there have been before in a long time and the number of small robber? ies from! private residences in various parts of the city seem to indicate that some of them at least are not honest. There are tramps and- beggers galore and they are to be found on all the streets of the city. In fact, there is a perfect army/of these depraved men in Newport News and there appear to be now arrivals every day. They go from house to house every? where 'in the corporate limits and ask for food and money. This game is worked more in the northern sections of the city than in any other part. In what is known as the shipyard district and the residence sections, along tWest avenue and on the side ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 25 August 1899

C. E. TRACKER, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY. BY THE D?ilv 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? Poatofflce as second-clasa matter. FRIDAY, AUGUST 25, ISO!). TYLER'S GIVE UP. One- of Governor Tyler's friends is quoted as practically conceding the de? feat of his chief. Those who have kept 'in touch with political affairs in the State since the Governor announced his Intention of trying for the Senatorial toga will not bo surprised at this ad? mission Of weakness. ? All the tommy rot about the "masses" being enthusi? astically in favor of Tyler has deceived no one save a few of the; blind idolaters who worship at his shrine. While the Governor was blowing about Iris "tri? umphal tour" and the number of votes he had captured, Senator Martin was rapidly gathering in the practical re? sults of the remarkable "organization" wh...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 25 August 1899

ONLY TEN CASES LEFT Yellow Fever Fast Dying Out at the Soldiers' Home. ALL ARE CONVALESCENT Soldi, rs to Go to :Uuulla Tills Morning, tram JoNtali Simpson IIo8plt.il, Knjoyivbl? llen:h Party. Other There are now only ten oases of yel? low fever in the hospital at the Sol? diers Home, all of which are on the con? valescent list and will probably be dis? charged as cured in the next ten days. Twelve of the .| clients who have been in the- hospital wore discharged yester? day, but they .will he retained in the. house of detention for ri;*o days before they will he allowed to mingle with the old veterans in the Home. These men are entirely well and there is no danger of their spreading the disease, but it was thought best by the authori? ties to require them to remain ?> away from the other soldiers in order t? t?ke every precautionary measure against another outbreak of the con? tagion. This is another striking il lustrationi of the vigilant manner in which the fever has bee...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 25 August 1899

RAIL WAYS HAU THE CALL.. Pacifies Were Bid Vp to Top Trices. American Tobacco Uown "- 3-4 Point?. (By Telegraph.) NEW YORK, Aug. 24.?The demand for securities mostly expended itself in the early trading today and the weight of realizing sales became more bur? densome and at the last made the gen? eral tendency downward, although the marking up of a few stocks at the (dose to top prices made it irregular. North? ern Pacific and the Union Pacific stocks rose to top prices in the final dealings. There were quite a number of rathe obscure stocks which held good gains throughout, but the early rise in most cases were almost wiped out. An early drive against Tennessee Coal, which carried it down four points, caused a momentary halt, especially in the spe? cialties. Yesterday's strong upward movement in Tobacco was resumed, carylng that stock 131 1-2 and causing sympathetic sains of between l and points in other leading specialties. DEMAND F< >R RAILWAYS. There was a ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 26 August 1899

I Associated I Press I Dispatches. VOL. IV. 202 Dreyfusards Ridicule the Hand? writing Expert's Testimony. HIS SYSTEM IS INGENIOUS ituens Delivered Hiinaei: K.vcItodly.Witli Much Waving of tho Ami! nml Vo? cal Kinphiaet. Proceeding of the Courtmartlal Yesterday. (By Telegranli.) EEJN Nl??, Aug. After M. P.ertil lon, the handwriting expert, wlui is at the head of tin- Anthropoinetrle depart? ment or ill,. prefecture of police of Paris, had concluded his first instal? ment of Iiis so-called demonstration of the guilt .if Captain Dreyfus, a promi? nent Dreyfiisnrd referred to him as "the I'm de siecle < "agliostro." The Dreyfusards refuse to regard him as anything hut tin- prince of quacks. They cover his remarks with ridicule and protest thitt the admission of his fantastic theories us evidence be? fore tin.- eourlmurtial is a disgrace io Prance. ?'Cost une. home." was the remark heard on all sides when tho session .dos? ed and the audience, mainly made up of Dreyfusards. w...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 26 August 1899

WORK COMMENCED 0. D. Land Company Enlarging Pier A. THE TWO SMALLER WHARVES Now That Rig One Js Delnu Improved They Mnj Not IJulM for a Lo?k Time. As 10 Mr. Finch'* Pier at Foot of Thlity-Second Street. Some months ago tt was anonu-ncod that the Old dominion Land Company would make extensive Improvom. nts; 1.1 its water front property in this city and the work has been started. When the announcement was made it was said that the company intended to enlarge its present wharf. Pier A. at the foot of Twenty-fifth street, and would pn bably build t\\?> smaller wharves between that ami the Chesa? peake and t'ine passenger lauding. The improvement to Pier A is mow being made, active work on the exten? sion bavin.-', been commenced. The lirs; important work was started day oet'oic yer.-torday when a pile driver w..s brought into service avid the work o* driving the niles for tin extension com? menced. According to the present plans of the company, only one side of the long pi- r...

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