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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 30 August 1899

Business Transacted in Police Court in July. MUCH MONEY WAS TAKEN IN Tb? Total for the Month In Fines and Costs Was ?1,142 75. Cases Tried lie fore Judtc ltoblnaon Yesterday. Other Criminal Notes. Chief of Police S. J. Harwood has prepared .his report for the -month of July, which "Will be presented to the Board of iPol'ice Commissioners at their next meeting. The report follows in full: :Number of arrests, 31S; white, 182: colored, 13C; convicted, 2C5; sent to grand jury, 3; dismissed at costs, 12: discharged, 3S; amount of city fines paid, $3S1.50: amount of city tines com? mitted to jail, 1471.00; amount of city fines remitted. .427.50; amount of State fines paid. $7.75; amount of State fines committed to jail, $214.50: amount of State fines appealed', $40.50: total fines and costJT for July. ISO!). $1.142.75. This is considered a very heavy bus? iness for one month, but according to present expectations 'the report for Au? gust will go ahead of all the records for this year. A g...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 30 August 1899

C. E. TRACKER, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERT MORNING 8 EXCEPT MONDAY. ? ? i BT THE) Dally Press Company COPT FOR CHANGES OF CON? TRACT ADS MUST BE IN BT 6 P. M. TO INSURE APPEARANCE IN NEXT ISSUE OF THE PAPER. P08TOFFICE BUILDING. Entered at the Newport Newa, Va., Poatofflce as second-class matter. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20, IS?!). A) HEALTH CONGRESS. The 'New York Journal suggests an International Health Congress to agree upon International rules for the regu? lation, of sanitary matters and the con? trol of infectious and contagious dis v eases. ?f the subject were approached '^ln a practical and intelligent manner \ more good could he accomplished than j has followed the negotiations of the .'spectacular peace conference, which recently adjourned with three distinct war clouds above the horizon of inter? national affairs. In presenting the claims of an inter? national health congress it would be possible to appeal to the selfish inter? ests of the nations which would natu? rally...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 30 August 1899

MTO1ITS"WIN Hampton Democrats Will Qo Un instmcted. SPLIT DELEGATES SELECTED Results or thn Democmtlc 9Ia?8 Meetings He Iii Laat Sight Show TP"at the Coun? ty Will Sund U D(,legattBforCa? sey and B for "lad* pendents." The Democratic mass meetings for the selection of delegates to represent Elizabeth City county in. the senatorial and legislative conventions, passed off ciuietly 'last night. With the exeep ion of one small "wrangle" in the Hamil? ton meeting, there was nothing out of the ordinary occurred during the meet? ings. The fight, which has been one of the hardest fought in the county, was be-' tween Mr. F. F. Causey and an inde? pendent movement. although the names of Messrs. D. G. Donohoe and M. T. Hughe? were prominently brought before 'the people. Mr. D'on-.i hoe and the independents were virtu? ally the same. The results of the nwss meetings at the four precincts show that Mr. Cau? sey has received six delegates, while Donohoe and the "independents" have eight, giving t...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 30 August 1899

ABOUT BKADT TO SAIL.. Battleship Konnarce Almost Prepared. Shipyard Note?. That tho battleship Kearsargo will be ready to leave the plant of the New? port News Shipbuilding and Dry Deck Company for her builders' trial trip on Tuesday of next week, there can be not the least doubt. 'Yesterday the huge warship looked as though she 'were about ready to sail without waiting for the date set ?by the officials of the yard, and as far as could be seen by a casual observer" she was fully prepared for her maiden trip on the waters of the Atlantic. Smoke was pouring from her two funnels in veritable clouds like one of the great commissioned 'battleships of the United States, all Lhe details of the scene adding to her generally formida? ble appareanco. The tCearsarge has been painted white ;is far as the top of her main deck, but above that point she is s'.i'l the red color, which she has worn since she 'was launched over a year ago. Her turrets, funnels, cabins and super? structure are still ...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 31 August 1899

I Associated I Press I Dispatches. VOL. XV. 20G Generals, Realizing Weakness of j Their Case, Seek a Loophole. SKIES BRIGHTEN FOR DREYFUS o n i ter Slay Change Ills Attitude Tuivnrils | tbo l'rlsoiier and Admit IHm?t>lf in ICrror. .Sensational Uevelop nuiuts Looked for. (BY Telegraph.) RBNiVBS. August, 30.?The air of Henries this evening is tilled with in? line.; ot conspiracies and predictions of coups de theatre, but nothing precise can be ascertained. General Mercicr's attitude during the last few days has mystified his followers in the ens.'. Jit is extremely clever and 'the general fuel? ing is that he is preparing something the existence of which will be revealed in a. few days. It is now accepted as beyond question that there is a serious division of opin? ion on the part of the generals. While tin? case was running smoothly against Dreyfus they all pulled together, but since the tide of evidence began to turn in bis favor as was notably 'the case during the testimony of C...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 31 August 1899

MILITARY COMPANY Will Probably be Organized Here Tuesday Night, MEETING HAS BEEN CALLfcD All Those Who Are Interested Are Kxpect eil slMou ??11 at 8 O'clock. A Caval? ry Troop May B? Organized at the Hume Time. The movement which was started some time ago looking toward the or? ganization of a military company in Newport News will beyond doubt prove to be a great success, as already a large number of men have shown their interest in the matter and. as a result ja meeting will be held next week to take the first active sups in this con jieetioii. Among the gentlemen who are at. the "bolttom of the fcian are .Messrs. N. wton Garthright, F. C. Moss. W. V. Ford and C. A. Baldwin, who are all well known in local .military circles. A great many other ex-soldiers are in favor of the plan, and -will do all in their power to organize the: company at the earliest possible date. ' ?WHth this determination the gentle? men in question have called a meeting for next Tuesday night at which time al...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 31 August 1899

TODAY Nominations Are to be Made at! WiUianisburg. SENATOR T. S. MARTIN HERE The Well Known Politician is CanlMout or 71 Votes for the V. S. Senate. Candi? dates for House and State Sen- , ate Leave for Willlmnsburc - The campaign is over. The result of it will be made known to the public at Williamsburg to-day. All or the candidates for belli the Senate and House have made strong fights and last night live of thorn were ?Iii 1 confident. There will be a very interesting and probably exciting convention at the Ancient Capital to-day, if the indica? tions can be relied upon to any degree. Before the day is over there will be two nominations made, which will Settle it all. One will be for the State Senate and tlie other for the House of Dele? gates. 'Both of the positions tire lotly contested for and the finish will be close. There will be hundreds of people present to witness the events besides the large number of persons who will participate in the meeting. All the prominent politic...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 31 August 1899

C. E. THACKER, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY. BY THE Dally Press Company COPY FOR CHANGES OF CON? TRACT ADS MUST BE IN BY C P. M. TO INSURE APPEARANCE IN NEXT ISSUE OF THE PAPER. POSTOFFICE BUILDING. Entered at the Newport Ne^fc Va., Postofflce as second-claaa matter. THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 1S0!>. CASE OF TUR PROSECUTION. It 'is announced that the last wit? ness lor the prosecution in the Dreyfus case lias had his say in the court mar? tial farce in Reimes. At least nine tenths or the alleged teslimonj ?;.??$, has been placed before tin.art by the highly excitable and picturesque char? acters who have appeared in the wit? ness chair would' have been excluded as hearsay balderish in any American or 'English judicial body which desired tu be considered as fair and impartial. In fact, the men who have bet n put upon the stand to tell the "'truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth," have almost almost invariably made stump speeches for the prosecutio...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 31 August 1899

HAMP'l Delegates Off for the Williams burg Convention. SUPERVISORS IN SESSION Importgut ISusIussh TraDsacttid by the Board. Aftermath of the M??s MwellngR and Gossip of the Local J'olHlc?! Arena. The results of Tuesday's Democratic mass-meetings have been the absorbing: topic for conversation on the streets. The friends of Mr. Causey claim that, although lie has but four delegates in? structed for h'ilti'. he has still a flgrhting ehar.ee for the nomination to the House. Mr. Don-ohoe's supporters claim ten out of the fourteen d legates, bat as six are unpledged there is likely t) be some trouble y<_it before the dele? gates selected will be able to come to? gether on a candidate. A report from Fox Hill stated that the two delegates from that district had been instructed I'm- Mr. Causey, but this proves untrue to some extent. The delegates are uninstructed. but are said to be favorable tu Mr. Causey. Mr. David Johnson, who was chosen a delegate from Fox Hi'l. gives the fol? lowing...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 31 August 1899

UEIOK1S JUDGE JOHN. J otcrektlng Canes Tried Vesterd?y Morn Inn Id l*ol)ce Court. Susie Macon. a "R'ocketts negress. wJli not have an opportunity to cut another negro for s?ix months. She was sent to jail for that period yesterday for slashing William [Hawkins in the shoul? der. When the woman was arraigned be? fore Judge John yesterday in the Police Court she tried to make His Honor believe she was only "fooling." His Honor has had too many oases sim? ilar to this to dispose of and when a colored woman who has a cutting charge against her says she was only "fooling" he knows what to do. Susie admitted that she cut Hawkins. Haw? kins carries the scar. "Six months," said Judge John and Susie was put back in the cage later to be sent to jail. 'Arthur Chrysson is the lirst man to be lined under the recent ruling of Judge John prohibiting the sale of ci? gars and tobacco on Sunday. He was lined $3 and costs. Officer Crump- testified that he pur? chased a pack of cigarettes in Chyrs son'...

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

$ Associated I Press I Dispatches. VOL. IV. 207. TYLER AND MADISON Nominated for Senate and House, Respectively. THE CRAFF?RDITES DEFEATED N dine of tue I.Dader as a Candidate for the House \v? Not Presented to the Convention. Neither Was That of Mr. AV. T. Sloes. (Staff Correspondence.') WILLTAtMSBURG, VA.. August 31.? Perhaps if Governor Spotswood had known that the ISO!) Democratic eou vention of the Thirty-eighth Senatorial District was going to be such a big af? fair he would have built a larger court? house in Wiliamsburg. when the job was undertaken nearly three centuries ago. As it was, nearly 200 delegates and interested spectators, including a double proportion of the "un'terrified Demo? cracy of the Old Free State of War? wick" pushed and jostled for seat? and points of vantage in a little hall,intend? ed .to accommodate ninety-three per? son:; under ordinary circumstances and sanitary conditions. Anen't the double proportion of dele? gates from Warwick 'there was more or...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 1 September 1899

BROKE THE RECORD Quick Voyage of the Steamers Kanawha and Oriel. OCLiAN LIKE A MILL POND Mo Storms KncuiintrnMl th? S? H Smooth Uurl?K ?????> i""-)? Tim? Ilie VeMnln Wmd Out, Cm? fron Lnnttou to This 1'ort. There were two records broken tim? ing the past week by steamers making passages across the Atlantic to this port. 'Both of the records which were ?broken were as to time, and in each case the vessel establishing the new record, outdid all -her former speed figures. 'Both of the ships are well known to shipping men in Newport News. One was the steamship Kanawha, of the Chesapeake and Ohio Steamship Com? pany, and the other was the British tramp steamer Oriel. The Kanawha is a regular liner from this port to London, and it was from that port Uhat she made her gr. at speed. The Oriel came hen- from Rot? terdam, to which port she frequently carries exports and she-is now at the piers taking on a general cargo for the other side of the Atlantic. Till': TIME THEY MADE. The time mad...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 1 September 1899

Over 600 Assembled Last Night in Colored Opera House. WILL BE QUIET AND ORDERLY Strike Situation Virtually IilcllHngctt, But .lil DrtDRor of Trouble Thought to be fasset!. The Advice of Ihe Prrsiileur. There wore many unfounded and ? absurd rumors circulated last night regarding- the strike situation, and to? day the affair is in a more satisfac? tory condition than yesterday, if any | change at all has taken place. ?It was reported early in the evening on what seemed to be -good and relia? ble-authority; that President Keith, of the National Union, had arrived in Newport News and was going around among the colored men?asking them all to stop work on all of the piers today, but the rumor was not correct, j If Air. Keith was in the city he could not be found last night, and the local i leaders of the strike- knew nothing of bis visit. ; GENERAL SITUATION. The general situation last night at a late hour seemed to be virtually un? changed, as far as the negro 'longshore- ' men were con...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 1 September 1899

DAILY C. E. THACKER, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERT MORNTNQ 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. POerOFFICE BUILDING. Entered at tho Newport New?, Veu, Poatofflce as aecond-class matter. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, ISM. AS TO OUR COAST DEFENSE. The Toronto Mail does not h?,v? the! hacking of practical experience In its unfavorable criticism*! ur.cn i'ale Sam's proposed expenditures for an elaborate and powerful system n( coast | defenses. The Americans fondly Imae ine that their battleships and cru'is?i embody all the modern ideas in both construction and armament. At San Juan ami Santiago, however, the ma -t formidable of these fighting machine made little or no impression upon an- | eient fortifications manned by smoilh| bore cannion which would scarcely hart a battleship at fifty paces. -tlHltlB~prm?*>S-iinything It shows that coast defenses property''* ..constructed wo...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 1 September 1899

Legislative Fighl Becoming MoreJ Interesting. LIVELY "SCRAP" EXPECTED Delegates May lie Unable to Koach an Agreement. German at Buckoie Beacb Last Mght. YaoliSluu Party at Old Point. If there ever was a mix-up in the ?political situation of Elizabeth City county, the present legislative right is the most complicated, and if there is anyone", in the county who is able to say just -Whr-t. trk; result will be when the convention convenes at Parksby he could, not be found last night. There were many people who were willing to make claims, but when it came to show wh,at grounds their claims were based upon they were un? able iv.6 state them. The friends of Mr. .Francis F. Cau? sey claim that when the vote is taken he will receive seven of the fourteen, while those supporting Mr. L. G. Don ohoe are just as confident that their choice will get ten out of the fourieen votes. There ar.e others who believe, and they have good grounds for it, that in order for the delegates to arrive at ah. ag...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 1 September 1899

S,r- i . -?1-? NEW TORE STOCK MARKET. "NEW YORK. August 31.?There were I many items in .the dhy's news whlCili j favored an advance in the prices ot securities. They were effective early 5ri the day hut proved powerless to sus? tain prices at the 'higher level, and gains, except in a few eases were pret? ty generally wiped out before the close. The improvement in the 'tone or specu? lative markets abroad gave an upward impulse to 'prices at the opening. Lon? don bought quite frtely of securities among th*> Internationals. After the orders for London account had been executed in this market the | railroad 'stocks fell somewhat into the background and the industrials wer? brought forward. The leaders in this] group, especially the tobaccos, won under rather severe pressure aind show? ed sharp MTvlines. IM PItOVED I.ATEE. Later 'there was some improvement | on the strength of the showing made by several railroads in July earnings. 'Burl'm-g-lon ?? as the leader with an in? crease in...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 1 September 1899

ItKSED NIGHT INTO DAI. Huge Saprchllghtou tHn I??1Ma?>h?p K?ar-~ ? . ? n?ri(n Tencmt Last Nlghr. , One of tire prettiest scenes that has ?been witnessed' on the water front this year was seen last wight .when the huge new search-lights on .the battleship. Kearsarge were given their first test at the shipyard. For miles up and down James river, ?wherever the .rays of the great lights fell, it was as bright as day. and- it was possible to read by the intense glare at a great distance. Two of the four lights were tried last night. This is the first time since the days of the Spanish-American war that the ?waiters of the James have been light? ed up so brilliantly, and not since the Flying Squadron was here has the blinding glare of the search-light been seen in this city. The-sight vividly re? called the days of over a year ago to many of the people rif Newport New?. MOUNTED YESTERDAY. There will be altogether four of these huge search-lights on the beautiful new warship when; she s...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 1 September 1899

?ND MADISON > .{Continued fromtFirst Page. oluitions, reported" a paper endorsing Sentastor Martin.identical to that adopt? ed' !by the Senatorial' convention. The ?resolutions were adopted. iNomdnations were then called for^ and Col. J. H. Ham presented the name of Mr. Ev C. Madison, of Warwick county. ? ijjpj .Two or three short second? ing speeches -were made, and as i-no other candidate was pre? isen ted, Mr. Ai. El. Bureher. of New sport News, moved: that Mr. Madison be ^nominated by acclamation', which was 5idone am'ldst tumultuous applause. ; Mr. Madison was called on for a .'speech, and he ascended the platform and responded gracefully. The convention then' adjourned. ONLY TWO STAYERS. The Crafford men were so much chagrined 'by their inevitable defeat :that most of ithem remained outside of phe courthouse .while the convention jiwas in session. Only two ?members of f the Newport News delegation?'Messrs. : Irwin Tucker and A, E. Bureher?were .in their seats. Some of them ...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 2 September 1899

I': Associated * > Press I Dispatches. VOL.XY. 208 Bertillon is Humiliated on the i Witness Stand. DREYFUS' DAY OF TRIUMPH Army Oltlcers <Jlve Evidence In the Prison? er's Favor. One Witness Against Ulna Is I'roven to be a Con? victed Embezzler. (By Telegraph.) RENNES, Sept. 1.?This was a very satisfactory day fur Dreyfus. Th? Beaurepaire witness, Germain, who was to prove that Dreyfus attended the Alsa.tien manoevers found Iiis state? ments denied 'by a reputable witness, while Germain himself, it was proved, underwent two convictions for swind? ling. This was the only testimony against Dreyfus, the remainder of di* depositions being in his favor, several or them being very weighty, as in the! ras; of Captain Carvalho, General j bert and Major Hartman, their evidence going to show that particulars of thr firing manual of the "120 gun" and hydro-pneumatic brake were almost matters of common knowledge among the officers and that the contention that Dreyfus, from his special pos...

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

To be Seperated from Common? wealth's Attorneyship, MATTER BEING CONSIDERED Attorney J. K. M. Newton Would Proba? bly Kan for City Attorney. Act of Legislature Necessary. Will be Taften Bp This Winter. It is probable that by next spring tha office of Comcunnweult'h's Attorney tor the city of 'Newport News, and the of lie of City Attorney will be separated und there will be two lawyers to do the work instead of one. Ait the present time the two ofllces are together and Attorney J. K. M. Newton holds both. How he manages to attend to the duties of both with success and ability is a question that cahont be easily answered. [Dither one of the positions ?would take lip nearly all of the time of an attorney and especially voluminous are the matters referred to the City Attorney. This office would occupy about all the snare time of any law? yer to say nothing of the Common? wealth's Attorneys hip. ' It is for this reason and to make the work of' the two oflices mere evenly divided that two...

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