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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 8 September 1899

I Associated > Press I Dispatches. VOL, IV. 213 Dreyfus Courtmartial Has In? structions from Government. ODDS IN FAVOR OF ACQUITTAL Verdict Will Probably be ltenilereil N<xt Monday. Serious IMotlng is Ex? pected. Evidence of Foreign (>r llclals Barred by Joauast. (Ry Telegraph.) LENNES. Sept. 7.- To-day came the beginning of t*he en'd lit the I ?reyfu.-' trial. With the -!.eh of the g.Vvern meni .?ummissary. Major Curriere, the ease entered upon the final stage of pleadings and the verdict will he deliv? ered .in Monday at the latest. There is even talk to-night of the trial end? ing to-morrow by bidding an extra af? ternoon session for M. Labori's speech rind the deliberations of the judge.-. This, however, is considered unlikely as 'he government is anxious in have Lhe judgment withheld over Sunday, in ->r der to avert demonstrations which would probably develop bloodshed on a day when the workmen are free. The government is not" only fearful regarding Itennes. but is ...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 8 September 1899

TBE SCHOOL BOARD Teachers Assigned to the Various] Schools. A POST GRADUATE COURSE W?nu DIscumIoii oil tlie S'lbJ.ot. Home] Figures on Last Year's l lnanceM. The lnaiurer'i- Kepori. .Kniiguuiluii of ajlVHchi r. tuothfr lilt-etui. The Board of School Trustees held in | interesting meeting last night. Among other tilings, the teachers were assigned to their several school.;.! They will be place,i in their respective! rooms 'by the principals. Those teach? ers who are assoeiat.d with Professur Jeffi'ess. will nie.-t at the High Sehe, building Saturday at 10 o'clock for their] assignment. The board, after some discussion. 'ta'blished a p< si graduatt.ursc movement which has 'been on foot for | some time, and will give general sate fact ion. Tie-re w re present win u the 'bond was called to order President Cooper. Clerk Jones, '.t-nd Trustees Reilly, Ford, Robinson. O'Donnell. Phillips and Clark: als,. Superintendent I'owell, Prof. Kpes. Prof. Jeffross and Prof. Dec. The annual report...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 8 September 1899

El Norte Proves Herseii" a Mag= nificent Vessel. THE BUILOERS' TRIAL TRIP Seventeen Knots Will he Mail? by ( lie Shi When She Go*s Into CoinmfNHlnts. Will bo Sent to New Vuik Ntxt WcdlutHdHf, "When El Norte. the secon d of I lie new freight steamers of the Morgan . Dine 'to he comph ted at the plant of the Newport 'News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, goes into cornrnis sion she will make seventeen knots an hour 'without ditlleuUy. This is very fast time for a freight steamer. ?El Norte had her trial it rip yesterday. It was completely successful in every respect. The vessel left the yard at !):3G o'clock sharp ami steamed out twelve miles 'hoyond the 'Capes into tlie At? lantic, i in the trip out as well as re? turning, site was put through all the tests and manoeuvres necessary to prove 'her capa'bililii s. The ship was speeded for an hour, making sixteen knots easily and with? out reiv ing. When she goes into com? mission she will make seventeen knots without difficulty, shoul...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 8 September 1899

PRESS C. E. TIT'ACKElt, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING EX< JE'PT MONDAY BY THE Dally Press Company COPY FOR CHANCES OF CON? TRACT AOS MUST BE IN BY 6 P. M. TO INSURE APPEARANCE IN NEXT ISSUE OF TUB PAPER. POSTOFFICE BUILDING. Entered at 'the Newport News, Vit., Post office as second-class matter. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 189P. THE FATE OF DREYE .-. Despatches printed in anoi r depart? ment of tiie Daily Press Ulis morning state that a verdict in Uli 'Dreyfus case will probably be given^n Monday. The entire civilized work" i-Awaits with in? tense interest the d. ;sion of t'lre court martial Which hn? .rretended to give (the accused -a f.- and impartial trial. All indications Variant the prediction that he will ? hin he convicted, the judges, Pron , .rlio outset, having mani? fested a he ?|'lc spirit toward the cause of the pi'! it."f, regardless of the con? vincing i/idenoe of his innocence. To iesi'f the 'malignant prosecution of Dreyf by the linhiuitous general staff o ...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 8 September 1899

Town Fathers Decide on Asphalt Block for Street Paving. SPECIALCOMMITTEE'SKEPORT Several Important Matters Discussed at tbe Council MeetlDK Last Night. Two Tears for Pratt. Other Items of Interest. The meeting of the town council last was both lengthy an'd interesting, and til considerable amount of important business was disposed of. When the bod;y was called to order 'by Mayor J. Li. Hope, there were present, clerk W. T. WestWood and Councilmen N. S. Groom**, S. S. 'Cunningham, J. M. Ciiin ming, lt. B. Tennis, J. C. Otltten, Alex? ander Gardner and Thomas Harmond. The report of the special committee appointed by the council to visit several Northern cities in the interest of street paving was received and after a con? siderable amount i.C discussion the coun? cil decided Upon asphalt block as the liest material for paving the streets of 1 ia inpton. Another important matter which was discussed at some length was the con? struction nC the ordinance granted the Newport News and Old ...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 8 September 1899

MARKET REPORTS :? jjeW YORK STOCK MARK CT. NEW YORK, Sept. 7.?The market succumbed to the combined inlluenea of hardening rate for cail money and the depression of foreign stock markets on account of gathering war cloud in South Africa. A few of the highly spe? culative industrial specialties were marked up in the early dealings and at different times during the day in an effort to resist the decline. The at? tempt proved unavailing to overcome the depression in the general list and the manipulative stocks in some instan eesflnally weakenen, though a few re? tained a net advance. Tennessee Coal was marked up a point at the opening hut that was the highest of the day. Sugar, Tobacco. Brooklyn Transit. Fel eral Steel and a few other steaks among the most prominent industrial vibrated both above and below Ia.->t night's price. Pullman was at one time up lour points but lost it all. The American car stocks rose three points ' ach but the preferr? ed receded to the level of the openin...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 8 September 1899

AT THE C. & 0. PIERS Unusual Amount of Business Transacted There Yesterday. IX TENSIVE PREPARATIONS B'i<ig 3Ihi)? fur au Increaii? In llie Kusi? ne?* of the Port. Hundreds of Thous? ands of Dollxrii fur Uoublo Truck. The New *.l?v??tor. An unusually busy scene was pre? sented at the filers yesterday, especial? ly about the coal and grain piers ?where the- activity is. apparently, greater than it has been since the fe? ver. lAt No. 2 the British steamer Wini? fred and the four-masted schooner William C. Tanner are loading coal. 'Alt 'No. :; pier, taking on coal, is the steel 'barge AVagon, the barge P. J. Carlotc'ii, the three-masted schooner's James Boyco. Jr., a; .". Jaunie C. May, and the steamer Orion. At No. 1 is the three-masted schooner C. 0. Lane. The, British steamer Keenuin. the British steamer Moorby, the British steamier Lord Lunsdowne and the Ger? man s>tea>mer Pompeji, are at No. 5 ?loading grain and general cargoes. Just across the way at the local pier du...

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

TRIAL ONLY A SHAM (Continued from Fldst Page.) tial did not contain the Panizzardi tele? gram. A PERSONAL ATTACK. General 'Mereier then entered upon a personal attack upon Captain Frey staetter, with a view to discrediting Iiis ?testimony. The allegations of General Mereier caused so much excitement in court that Colonel Jouaust requested the gen? eral not to enlarge on the subject. In conclusion. General Mereier invit? ed the judges t.i pay no attention to Captain Freystaelter's statements, out to accord to the evidence which he. himself, had the honor to give all th? confidence and moral authority they would have reposed in it if the Prey staetter incident had never occurred. ?M. Labor! said he regretted Cernuschi | was not present as counsel desired to question him. and, in any ease, M. La- j bori wanted to add to the dossier cor- j tain letters showing Cernuschi had suf? fered from insanity and was destitute Of moral sense. The defence had dis? covered that applications had been...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 9 September 1899

Associated Press Dispatches. VOL.IV. 214 Verdict of Quilty is a Foregone Conclusion. MAY BE PRONOUNCED TODAY Friends ami Enemies Alike Agree That There is do Chance of Acquittal Kx cKemeut Intense ntRenneg. Speech of Demange. i,2,/' - (By Telegraph.) RENN KS. September S?That Ca ptain Dreyfus will be condemned is the al m st universal opinion heard in Ronnes to-night. Hitherto, there had always been a divergence, hut now both camps, the Dreyfusards and the anti-Dreyfus ards, seem unanimous in the conviction that the verdict w ill go against him. Upon just what this is based and the precise reason for the conclusion are a mystery, but there is n > disguising the fact that, from M. Labor! down to the numerous Dreyfusards who crowd' the! hotels and cafes, and who last night were still hopeful that Dreyfus would be saved, all seem now to agree that his last chance is gone. j WILL FIGHT TO THE LAST. The one source of hope is M. Labor! j himself, who said this evening to the correspond...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 9 September 1899

Sections of the City FROM SANITARY STANDPOINT An AbleKxposition of the Sul-ject by :ui Export. What In Necef?ary to he Dono. More Itidubtrlcs Needed. How Tl>?y Kllect a Cltj'ti Prori>erl'y. Advance in civilization is founded on enlightenment and self-interest. The people have a right to protest against any demand i :i ohetn unless there he promise of profitable returns and t" de? mand of the au thorities the protect ion of their lives, their health and their fortunes. The real health of a people is not counted by its gold, silver or its acres.- These are sources ef material ami physical greatness, above these as high as the heavens are albove the earth as a simpler question of value is the i health of the people. Here is the man? hood, tie- reti'l civilization, the sources' or its content, happiness and its good will toward iiKiii. The lies', interest of the government is absolutely dependent on the family relation and these on the Godliness, good order and cleanliness of the ...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 9 September 1899

?ND STRIPES American Steamer Foxhall Here With a Cargo of Fruit. SHE CAME FROM HONDURAS Possibility That Iii? Long Talkvd or Line t.o Tltnt Country May be Kitabllah.-ti. Improvement In Hie Fruit Trade. Three Slilys lu a Week. A rather unusual sight was witnessed in the harbor yesterday. It was a freight steamer from abroad Hying the Aimeriean Hag. ?It is so seldom that u vessel arrives hero under litis ling that the sight was refreshing. The ship in question is the Foxball. Caipitain I toed. She is just in t'ronn Coiba, Honduras, with a cargo of ba? nanas consigned to the Buckman Fruit Company, iwhicli replaced the local fru t company hen.' not long ago. The arrival of the Foxhall is in a way significant. She was formerly in the fruit trade between New Orleans and 'Mobile and 'Boco del Tore in the United (States of Colombia. The fact that she has been nakemoff this route and sent here seems to indicate that she will ihe kept in Lhis trade. She is the see.Old Vessel to come here from...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 9 September 1899

C. E. TH-ACKER, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING 'EXCEPT MONDAY 'BY THE Dully Press Company COPY FOR CHANGES OF CON TBACT ADS 'MUST BB IN BY C P. M. TO INSURE A!PPEA,?!AIN,CE IN NEXT ISSUE OF TH E PAPER. POSTOFFICE BUILDING. Entered at 'the Newport News, Va., PostoITlce as second-class matter. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER, 9, 1S99. . Tlll'E IR'E-'VL OBSTACLE AiPler a season's fighting" ur.der a tropic sun in a fever-ridden country, after the loss of many splendi I A:.-., ri can citizens in a cause or doubtful jus? tice, the situation in the Philippines i.-> practically the same as it was when General Otis -was assigned to the com? mand of the forces of the East. This man, of proven incapacity, promoted from a brigadier in the regular army to active command of the American forces at Manila, is about to be given another chance to show what he can not do. The administration is apparently or, the horns of a dilemma. Should (itis again fail in bis efforts to establish peace in the a...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 9 September 1899

Secretary Irons Retires from the Hampton Y, M. C. A. MR. BENJ. WOOTEN DEAD Funeral of This Well Known ?Gontleitmu Took 1'laco'YcHterdny. Infant Son of Sir. and Mrs. Dltman Bled at the Hygela. General regret was caused here this morning by the announcement that Mr. A. G. 'Irons, who has been the popular secretary <>f the 'Hampton Y. M. C. A. for tile past three years, bad tendered 'his resignation' to the 'Board of Di ors of 'the association, to take effect October _ 1: The resignation was ac? cepted 'by the board. 'Mr. rrons has received a very flatter? ing offer from the Paris, Texas, asso? ciation an'd after considering the m'ait Her decided to accept the work in the new Held. Mir. 'Irons ha's been on a visit to bis parenlts in West Virginia and it was while be was on this trip that the offer of the secretaryship of 'the Paris asso? ciation wits made. It came as a sur? prise and is a compliment well worthy of this young Christian gentleman. ?Upon his return to .'Hampton ?Mr....

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 9 September 1899

MARKET REPORTS jgjP* ? >-? NEW TOKK STOCK MARK KT. NEW YORK, Sept. 8.?Considerable stock was thrown upon the market m day as the result of the fears of war between Great Britain and the Trans? vaal and the condition of the local irronev; market tvas the continual caus "e of tineasincss. The market took the offerings very well and so no very -wide breaches were made in prices. First prices of a number of the inter? nationals -were the lowest of the day. notablv Kansas and Texas prcfewed and Norfolk and Western preferred -which fell 1% and 1 respectively. De? clines were nut down to the London par? ity as a rule and vigorous support was forthcoming at the decline. Kansas and Texas preferred and Norfolk pre? ferred recovered their losses and there ?was a rally along the line. 'Near noon there was renewed weakness on the circulation of alarmist rumors regard? ing the outcome of the British cabinet meeting. The general level of prices fell lower than on the first dip. There Avas a mov...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 9 September 1899

SPECIAL COMMITTEE Members Selected at Last Night's Session. CQUNCIL/VHN LENZ WONT GO B > .Una n Variety of Reasons. Itinerary Not UeuJiicd Upon. Chairman Hushes ?n Iis OltlcioTMeiuber. Itridije Coin mlt'eegj Uidu't Meet. 13 - ?At last the special committee to in? vestigates the paving of other cities Was been decided upon. This was done at the meeting of th ? Street Committee last night. The council, foe it remembered, au? thorized the appointment of three members of the Street Committee, who, with the city engineer, should make up ithis special committee. The council, it will also be recalled, did not author? ize the payment of the expenses of the' trip, but it is understood thai these expenses will he home "y the city, there 'being no other legitimate or fair alternative, the assumption being that if the council thought the committee wontli authorizing it must iertainly think it worth its traveling expenses If it is not. the reasonable assumption is that the council acted fooli...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 9 September 1899

(Continued from Fidst Page.) say when it was a question of high ?treason. At the request of M. Demange the court at this juncture adjourned until to-marfow morning. The announcement was made this evening that the verdict will be ren? dered to-morrow. M. Labori foregoes the right to speak for the defence, lest by doing so he ir? ritate the judges and destroy the good effect hoped for from the speech of M. Den mnge. The court, therefore, will deliberate on the conclusion of M. Demange's speech and the judgment will probably be delivered before noon. IKON FOKQKS Ul'WAKD. Now Quoted at 818 and May; Reach 830 ? Ton. (By Telegraph.) BIRSMIIiNCIlCvM, 'ADA., Sept. S.? 'Number one 'foundry iron is now quot? ed at $!<S iper ton 'with the cumuuod'ity Felling freely 'for delivery throughout next year. The prediction is freely made that $20 iron is in sight. President Nait Baxter, of the Tennes? see Coal and iron Company in review? ing the market says: "The market continues very active and ta...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 10 September 1899

I Associated " I Press I Dispatches. VOL. IV. 215 E Sentenced to Ten Years Impris= on men t in a Fortress. I" iff- 8 !;:?-. ? * CLOSING SCENES OF TRIAL Jouaust Read the Verdict Uiimoved.Whlle Strong Men "W*cpt. Application for Revision to lie made. Military 1'revented Demonstration. .RJENNIES. Sept.. 0.?The expected has happened. (Dreyfus has been condemn? ed and though a. majority of those in the court room this afternoon fully ex? pected the verdict they were complete? ly stupefied when it was given, and the silence ?which prevailed in the room, and' 'the way men turned pale and caught their 'breaths was more im? pressive than any oilier manifestation could have been. 'As the audience left the court room fully ten or fifteen men were crying openly and 'the 'majority of those pres? ent walked quietly down the street for more than a block without speaking a word. 'I i was like a funeral proces? sion, i IMCan'while a 'tragedy was being en? acted in the little room off the court room,...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 10 September 1899

DREYFUS CONDEMNED {Continued from Fidst Page.) thing a man could desire. (Why should : lie have risked that? \ . "'Believe me," added M. Deraange,' "my conviction comes from an honestt heart. I was convinced that the judges, with the doubt that will remain on their minds, will find it impossible to declare the prisoner ssJuilty, lor they '.Wm.'.rathsr. turn their eyes-to -the m?n. hiding on the other side of the channel.' I asik you once more whether the noble,' dignified 'bearing of the prisoner since 1684 -is not that of an ?honest, loyal sol? dier?" * , ?After this, |M. Demange with his voice' "broken- With emotion, - tears streaming down his face and hands trembling, concluded his brilliant flight of ora? tory-.- . ? THE PERORATION, 'j 'lA'h, gentlemen," said- he, "I must' now close In order to restore to you your well-earned repose, for I have1 now 'been ad'dessing you for two days.' 'But thfere is one thing that detains me.' When I have finished the la'et word of the defense w...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 10 September 1899

Associated Press Dispatches. VOL o IV, 21;j In the Movement to Secure the! Olympia and White Squadron. TO MEET EARLY THIS WEEK The Special Committee of the Iluslness | Men's Association Will Prepare Reso? lution?. Next Meeting of the 15. M. A. Oilier Cltlea. The 'Business Men's Association will not meet again until the evening of the second M'onday in Oetdber. Tt 'was an? nounced 'that the meeting would be held ?tomorrow, 'but this was a mistake. The special coinmittee appointed by the association to endeavor to secure the attendance 'in Hampton Roads of the Olympia and other ships of the 'White Squadron, after t'h'e arrival of Admiral Dewey. has full power to act within its discretion. It has been prac? tically' decided that the committee will go to 'Washington as an individual body, instead of doulbl'ing up with Nor? folk, which is trying- to achieve the same end. The trip to the national capital will doubtless 'be made In a comparatively short time, for the ;ne-' eesSity of haste...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 10 September 1899

HAUNTED EO?SE MYSTERY. It W?l a Flnj-fTil Skunk IfnTing ? Game of Football Thai Mysti? fied the Teniuita. "A mystery has been solved in a house not far from San Gabriel, Cal.," said1 a j resident of a neighboring: little town,'"t | mystery that convinced several sensible persons that ghosts do live and walk about o' nights, A certain rancher ?wished to go to the beach for the sum? mer, so he rented his cottage for sis months to some eastern people, and there is where the trouble began. The newcomers liked the place, but a few days after they had moved in one oi the members of the family went to the man who was working on the place and asked if there was anything peculiar about tho house. '.No,' the man re? plied; 'why do you ask?' 'Well,' said the new tenant, 'we didn't sleep much j last night. We went to bed early, and not long after my boy came and knocked at my door and said he heard some one trying to get in the house. J crept out into the hall and then went all over the house, ...

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