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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 26 August 1899

Made His Deb?t in Staunton Police Court. TESTIFIED IN CIRCUS CASE I He, With I>r. Beghy and Mr. Lane Took In tile Side Show anil Saw n I'retty (iatne "Worked. I.; ft the N? xt Day for Newport News. Judge John Brown is restore.] to the Police Court. Ho returned from his vacation in the mountains yesterday af? ternoon and will occupy his old stand on Twenty-fifth street this morning. Judge John spent the latter part of his vacation in rhe city of Sitaunton. which is located in the famous Valley of Virginia, and his experience while there iwere 'remarkable in some re? spects. Thursday the well known expounder of legal wisdom figured in the Staun - ton police court. Judge John is used to appearing in police courts and the experience 'was not new to him. hut at the same Cime, it must be stated. His Worship never 'before was before the bar of justice under the same circum? stances'. 'Nor was he along in his glorv. Dr. J. B. Ragby and Mr. H. W. Lane, two other well known citizens of New...

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 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 6 P. M. TO INSURE APPEARANCE IN NEXT ISSUE OF THE PAPER. POSTOFFICE BUILDING. Entered at the Newport News, Va., Postofflce a* seeond-clas? matter. SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 1S99. PiR'ESCIENT SECOND SIGHT. The Danville Daily Bee talks through its "bonnet" to the ifollowing cffVet: '\There 'is no doubl that ithn people, leaving out the politician's, are against Martin? not because it is Martin, bill because he is a big part of the Machine which d'eflned popular representative government, in refusing to go before the people on the primary plan. "People who oppose the '.Machine are unorganized; t'hey lack leadership? while the professional politician is l'ully eftuipped and is doing much business aft the old stand. "fHere 'in Danville scores of peop'e publ'icly proclaim that they are op? posed to the Machine, but they have Tailed' ito call a me...

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 August 1899

HAM PI JUJOR JETT IS BEAD Well Known Confederate Dies at ?Soldiers' Home in Richmond. WAS A RESIDENTOF HAMPTON Boily to Arrlro Ifuro on Chosnpoufco mid Ohio Train Tnla Slrti nlng and funeral S?!vice? Will Tnitu I'lace From Old St. J.?hir* Church. ?Major Jc'tt died at the Confederate Soldiers' Homo at Richmond at an early hour yesterday moning, after an illness of several weeks. Major Jett was born in Hampton eighty-two years ago anil res'ided her most of his life. Several yeais age Ik; went to Richmond aiM entere?! itie Sol? diers' Hvime ow'ing- to. h's a "vanced ago and has since 'ben ...i inmate of that place. When the war broke out in 'til Major Jett entered the Confederate service as a private, n.n?l during the four years of strife lie distinguished himself in many ways. He was appointed a ma? jor by Coneral Lee. arid was cons?tfere?! one of ttii- best oliieers in the army. Major Jett figured conspicuously in many of the battles which took place in Virginia. 'At the close of the...

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 August 1899

A Ii BANG E M KNTS COMPLETK. Meeting of the Cemtnitteea of Central Trade? Union l.n?t Night. 'An important meeting- of the CVntr.il Trades 'Union -was. 'held last night, at which the reports of the various com? mittees, which were appointed to make arrangements- for the Labor I>ay cele? bration, 'which will toe held on Septem? ber 4th. at the VlTasino. reported what they had accomplished. The reports are all of the most satis? factory nature, all of the arrangements for the event having been perfected. The members of 'the committees have been hard at work getting ready for the day, and everything has been pre? pared thoroughly and there can be no doubt that-it will be a great success. During 'the day. which is n week from -Monday, there will be speaking and all kinds of sports, including races of various kinds, a swimming contest, throwing 'the hammer and shot and such enjoyable passtimes. In the evening there will ibe ai grand ball iln 'the Casino building and a cake walk. There...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 27 August 1899

Associated Press Dispatches. VOL, IV. 203 'On My Oath," Insists Bertiilon, "He Wrote the Bordereau." 'TWAS A DAY OF SENSATIONS "Witnesses Hostile to tlie Prisoner Throw Responsibility for Important State? ments and Acts, Justifying Their Testimony, on Dead Men, (By Telegraph.) REXN'KS. Aug. 2?.?"Dead 'men toll no tales." This is the barricade behind which General Mercier and the general staff have intrenched themselves. But there is one weak point in their defense ?Colonel T)u Paly de Clam?and the military clique know it and are striv? ing to the utmost to keep him. out of XL Laboi i's' churches. If they" can prevent Du Paly dc Clam, who is now called the "Siek, man of the Dreyfus affair," from appearing at the witness bar, they can effectually put the silence of the tomb between truth and justie?. XI. Labori is fighting tooth a.nd nail to drag him into court, but Colonel Jouaust persists in refusing him the necessary assistance. PROCEEDINGS IN DETAIL. Following arc the proceedings ...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 27 August 1899

LABOR DAY PRIZES Complete List of the Donations Up to Yesterday. WILL BE A GREAT SUCCESS Central Trades L'ulou 11:14 Iteen Milking Preparations for Kveitt fur Some Time ami Great l>?y Is KxpCCteil. l"r"/. H ami Contents. Tim Program. Th.it the Lahor Day celebration, un di-i tho management of the Central Trades Union of this city, will he a gnat success there cannot he the slightest dou'ht. The iirrange-ments. whieh have I.n perfected, are feom piete in every detail and tin- program whieh has been prepared is interesting throughout. Tin- various committees. Whieh Wefe appointed to make the preparations fcr the event have been working like heav? ers; and the result they hove accom? plished'"'are satisfactory to all. and ad? mit of no question as to tin- success of the undertaking. The following -list of games am! con? tents was furnished tie- Daily I 'res last night -by tin- committee having the matter in hand: GAMES AND CONTESTS. IBaseball gam.--Firs; prize, glove an.! bat. donate...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 27 August 1899

C0MESUP10M0RR0W Arguments in * Contested Elec? tion Case to be Heard. MORE DEPOSITIONS TAKEN CJUttatanty (lave Taken All of Their*. Hut tho C'Hit ?te.-M Still Ilav? Sunt? Kvi demetoTok?. Cant. May bo Tiled Tomorrow. The famous contested election case in Warwick county, is fast drawing !o a close, and from tlie present indica? tions, this week will sec several inier esting and important steps in the mat? ter. Tomorrow morning at Warwick 1 Courthouse the next I. gal ptcp will lie taken, when the attorneys in the e ise ?will argue the question as to whether the case shall be tried at this term of the court or not. If It is decided that the trial of the ease shall be gun,, into at once, it will probably take (dace at once, and the first portion of the trial, will take pl.ee tomorrow. . It*, however, on the other hand, it is decided .that the matter is not ready for trial the case will. in. all proba? bility, go ever until the nxet term of the court, which will delay the muter quite a li...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 27 August 1899

{ DAILY C. E. TIT ACKER, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY. BY THE Daily 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., ? Postofflce as second-class matter. SUNDAY, AUGUST 27, 1; AS TO SPEEDY BATTLESHIPS. Referring to ih: designs lot' tin- m ? battleships ordeid h.v the rjy.-at < >- - gross, the esteemed Portsmouth St;. lias tliis in say: "Protests ngainst the slow ... *i - veli d tor ill.- n.w war vessels aie in order. The contracts lor the vcsso s et' the Lowa class have not been let. Itu. the designs an- rated tor a sp.' < i not exceeding sixteen knots. In thi: respect American designers and th present policy of the Navy Department are directly contrary to the efforts <>i foreign countries. Great Britain, for instance, is not ordering any vessel? even of the strongest armored type to have less speed' than twenty knot...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 27 August 1899

HAMPI REFUSED TO PAY FARE ' *?' John James Pined in the Police, Court Last Night. TOPPING MEETS SAME FATE Interesting Cases Heard by Acting Mayor v Cunjuilng and Justice] J- VOT. Klch (g artlson. Funeral of Mr. Jett, Other Local It; ins. Simply because ho was loyal to bis friend?Johiv Jareas?John James (col? ored) was lined $2.50 and costs in the police court last night. The charge against .lames 'was raising a disttrrb :i nee on a street ca r. Frciht the evidence brought out at the hearing last night ii seems that the two colored 'men were on the car. which leaves Newport News at ? o'clock. "When Conductor J. 1'. I gl chart under? took to collect a fare from Jareas, who offered him a ticket which the conduc? tor refused to accept. After -a few hot words JarCas' fare was paid by James, who 'became very much insulted at tie' treatment his friend received. He was very upon in Iiis remarks as 10 what he (James) would do if his ticket had been refused. He paid his re? spects to Mr. -Igl...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 27 August 1899

MARKET REPORTS "NEW YORK. 26.?The stock market opened with yesterday's drooping ten- I denry still in force and the weakness] was not entirely overcome during the short session, although ther-? were im? provements. The London exchange wasj closed for a holiday, leaving some un? certainty as to the speculative senil-| mem of that center, which was depr. sed yesterday. Added to this was a| weak tone in Sugar on a new crop of rumors of a new phase of the war in t n< eugar trade. The new stocks of ib Republic Steel Company, dealt in on the exchange for the first time yesterday, showed a disinclination to maintain the price established for them yesterday. I and Norfolk and Western and Northern | Pacific in the railroad group showc. a reactionary tendency. Consolidate Gas dropped an extreme 4Vi. Brookiyi Transit, was heavy and there were otlie less important points of weakness. DISPOSED TO COVER SHORTS. In the second hour of the session tb traders manifested a disposition to ? cover sh...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 27 August 1899

CONCRETE WOlUi STARTED. KapM Vrogt es. Bdlng Mario by tho Con t'lict'iron tlinOvcrlieiitl lirlilges. Owing to the long- delays that were constantly being brought to the atten? tion of the public relative to the com? mencement of the actual work on 'building the 'bridges over the Chesa? peake and Ohio railway tracks at Thirty-fourth and Twenty-fifth streets, many of the people of the city had be? gun to think that there would not be anything done along this line before ?next year. > Those who were of that impression '.vill change their minds if i hey will take the trouble to walk out to the places where the bridges are in the course; of construction. Rapid head? way, everything taken into considera? tion, is being made on both of them, and. -the work from this time on will be pushed with all the energy possible, consistent with making them substan? tial and up to the requirements of the city. Yesterday another step was taken in their erection which is very important, and shows wha...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 27 August 1899

2610 Washington Avenue. 2 Our present quarters being too small for our growing business, we are go= ing to occupy the store adjoining ours===2608 Washington avenue===which is now being greatly enlarged and remodeled for us. Before moving, we want to dispose of our large stock of Millinery, Dry Goods and Notions, and open our new store with an entirely new stock of goods. Every department has been subjected to the price=cutting knife, not regarding cost or value of goods. This is a rare opportu? nity; do not miss it. Car fares paid to customers from East End, Hampton, Phoebus and Old Point on all purchases of $5.00 or more. Sale Commences Monday, Aug. 28. Dress Goods Department, 27 inches wide. All Wool, Cheeked and Plaid Dress Goods, worth 25c. for 19c. 36. inches wide. Fancy Figured Dress Goods, regular 25C-quality, now 12Vio. Fancy Plaid and Checked Goods, dou? ble width, sold for 12%c, now 8V6c ??? '36' inches wide. All Wool Serges, all colors, worth 35e, now 25c. All Wool Covert...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 29 August 1899

VOL. IV. 204 Will Not Have to Undergo Cross Examination. BERTILLON IS CONTRADICTED Chief Handwriting Expert Chnravay De clnres That the liorderean Was Not Written by. Dreyfus. Other Evi? dence Favorable to Prisoner. ? X' - (By Telegraph.) Rennesi, August 28.?The balance of the evidence to-day, for a change, was in favor of Dreyfus. Five witnesses wore for him and two against him. The most interesting testimony was that ot Chief Handwriting Expert Char avay, who had come to declare he had changed entirely his opinion, which, in 1S?4, was against and now is in favor of Dreyfus, who to-day affirmed Dreyfus was not the author of the bordereau. His candid confession of error was re? ceived with murmurs of satisfaction in court, which became applause, in) spite of Colonel Jouaust's show of disappro? val when he solemnly addedr "I de? clare here, on my soul and conscience, that the bordereau was written by Es tcrhazy." DU PATY DE CLAM ESCAPES. The most important incident, how? ever, was Co...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 29 August 1899

NAMES m THE SHIPS Which Were Chartered by the C. & 0. Steamship Co. KNIQHT ERRANT AND. SOiHO A| wo Very Largo Vessel* W lilch Will Ply Between : ewport New? and Eng. land. First of Them Will Sal! Early Next. Month, i As has heen staited in the Daily Pi ess, the Chesapeake & Ohio Steamship Company,- 'WhicK operates a line of freight vessels between Newport Neiws and England, in conjunction with the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Company, will Sn the immediate future put two more large steamers on the run out of this port. i The names of the two vessels were given to the Press yesterday aflternoon officially 'by Mr. H. E. Parker, terminal superintendent of the Chesapeake & Ohio railroad, the highest official of the company at this point. They arc the British steamships Knight Errant and Samoa, both of them 'being well known at this port. The Samoa is commanded by Captain Hudson, but the master of the Knight Errant is not -known' here as far as couid be learned yesterday aft...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 29 August 1899

mm split Exciting Meeting Held at War Wick Yesterday, BOTH FA?iNS NOMINATE OrnflTurd Men on One Side of the Room and ' Msillaou Ken on the Other. This Madi? son Delegates. Crafford Bepreb entntives Mot Chosen let. . There was indeed an exciting time at the conventlin which was held yes? terday at Warwick Courthouse, upon ?the call of Chairman Crafford, of the ?Democratic Committee. > The convention was hardly organized hefore there was a split, one faction holding a convention on one side of the room, in -which ithe meeting wes held, and the other having a conven? tion on the opposite side. Last night one of the followers of Dr. j Crafford, who has been recognized'- by the State Executive Committee as the chairman, gave the following account of the convention. Dr. Crafford called the meeting to order and called for nominations for the chairmanship. He and Mr. J. H. Harm 'were placed in nomination and a vote taken. The result of the vote fa .vored Crafford for the place. There was...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 29 August 1899

C. E. THACKER, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY, _ BY TH HI /*' 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. if POBTOPFICE BUILDING. Entered at the Newport Newa, Ya., Poatofflce as uecond-clarw matter. TUESDAY. AUGUST 29, 1S3D. TOM REED'S RESIGNATION. Discussing ex-Speaker Reed's retire? ment from 'Conirress 'the Now Orleans Picayune says: "Realizing 'that the issues he had made with the President would be 'brought in the next Congress, and ?refusing to recede from, his position in the premises, and toeing unwilling to be "instrumental in dividing the Republi? can party, Mr. Reed lias resigned h s seat in. Congress. This does not mean that he is going permanently out of politics. He wiTl reside in New York City, and at some day not distant, per? haps, 'he will a?pear as a Presidential candidate from the Empire State. Mr. Reed is 60 years old, and doubtless h?s ten years of activ...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 29 August 1899

MM?EG?TES Mass Meetings Will Be Held Tonight. LIVELY TIMES LOOKED FOR Candidates AU Express Coufldt nc? iu the Kcntlt. Content In Hampton . and Elizabeth Otty la One oC the Moht Spirited on K cord. > The Democratic mass meeting in Hampton and Elizabeth City count, y 'tonight for the selection, of delegates to- the Senatorial and legislative con? vention, will no doub't he interesting and it is expected that they will he attended' by large crowds. The friends of the va"i rus candidates and those representing the independent movement were, out in full force last night, and aH seemed certain of vic? tory. '-Crowds 'were congregated on each street corner, while at many places in the county small meetings were held for the purpose of selecting the slates of those who will represent each candidate at the meetings tonight. ?Never in the history of Elizabeth City county has a political fight waxed more warm than this, and it is a mat? ter of conjecture as to who will toe the successful m...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 29 August 1899

CIRCUIT COURT TERMS. Judge J.W. G. Blaofcutone Has Granted the Lsitjer?' Petition. Judge J. W. G. Blackstone will open his courts in- Newport News, Warwick and Elizabeth City at the regul?r time and will also hold a special- term in each of these places later in the fall, either in October or November. Some time a^o a petition -was freely circulated among the members of the bar of Newport News and Hampton re? questing Judge Blackstone, in view of the yellow fever scare and the conse? quent quarantine regulations -which made it almost 'impossible for the mem? bers of the 'bar to properly prepare for the 'business of the courts, to omit his regular terms in Newport News, War wck and Elizabeth City, and, in lieu thereof, to hold special terms later in the year. This petition was signed by the mem? bers of the bar of both this city and Hampton and was forwarded several days ago to the judge by Attorney Ar? thur S. Sogar, -with the request that, upon Ms receipt, Judge Blackstone wire his...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 30 August 1899

Associated Press Dispatches. VOL. IV. 205 MERGER IS DARING Creates Surprise by Presuming to Quiz Col. Cordier. GENERAL MAY BE ARRESTED "yesterday's Proceedings Disappointing to Both Sides. Cordier Could Not Say Bordereau Was Kecelveil Direct? ly by Sandlierr. j i_? U (By Telegraph.) REN'MKS. August 21).?Neither side Avas pleased with the outcome of to? day's proceedings before the court-mar? tial that is trving Captain Dreyfus. The Dreyfusards expected that Colonel Cordier, who whs deputy chief of the Intelligence Department under the late Lieutenant-Colonel Henry, would testi? fy that the bordereau was received directly by the late Colonel Sandlierr. Had this expectation been realized, the tret i many would have been a strong point in favor of the accused, because it would have been a reply to the anti Dreyfusards who have all along con? tended that Henry received the borde? reau and forwarded it to Sandherr, a thing he would not. have done had the bordereau been, as the Dreyfusard...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 30 August 1899

MATTERS POLITICAL Great Interest in the Williams* burg Convention Tomorrow. CANDIDATES ALL CONFIDENT Question a* to the Two Convention? n*Id in Warwick County. The WJllianis taurR Meetlnc^n Monday : igtet. DurK Horses Will bo Sprnne. Tin? interest in the general conven? tion, which will be held at Wlliamsburg, to-morrow, was probably greatest yes? terday afternoon, before the politicians had Heard the result of the mass meet? ings which were held in Elizabeth City county last night to elect delegates to the convention, and the most remark? able fact in eoneetion with the whole campaign was that each and every can? didate was last night confider.it of vic? tory. For the House of Delegates. Mcsms. Moss. Crafford and Madison were all winners beyond doubt?according to their various followers, while the friends of Messrs. Robinson and Tyler for the State Senate, were absolutely certain that their respective candidate had an easy thing of it. These were the candidates who were conceded to...

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