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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 21 September 1899

I Associated > Press I Dispatches. VOL. IV. 224 He Left Prison and Rennes Early Yesterday Morning. HIS DESTINATION A SECRET Accompanied by Ills Brother, Mathieu, the Pardoned Man Went First to Vern and Thence to Nantes, Itesumlng Their Journey. ( By Telegraph.) EI-.XXKs. Sept. 20.?Captain Alfred Dreyfus, at o'clock this morning. left the prison hero in which he had I.n confined since his return fr eu Devil's Island, and proceeded to Vern. where ho took a train bound for Nantes. His departure was completely unnoticed. At. Vigilie. the chief of the seorel ser? vice; and th" prefect, AI. Durault, ar? rived ai the prison after midnight, bringing the minister of war's order for the release of Dreyfus. The latter walk, d from the prison to the boule? vard Laenne win-re he entered a wail? ing carriage and was driven to the Vern station, outside ihe town. Ma? thieu Dreyfus met him at the train, and accompanied him to Nantes. HIS I'K'l'ARTCki: EN NOTICED. While this dramatic turn in the D...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 21 September 1899

ANOTHER MYSTERY What Became of ^William Blair, Plain Drunk? HIS STRANGE DISAPPEARANCE Vanished itn'Through .Vitporatioii. Placed on the Felony Side of the . Station? house. IIa Wus Not Pound There When a Search Was Made. Hen> is another mystery. Mis name is William Bfviir. Where is William Blair? That is the most unique feature of I'ho mystery. in< ?whereabouts are more indefinite than those of the man who sltruok Billy Pat? ter son. While the Police Court was in pro? gress Tuesday morning House Sergeant LVlcCullum, looking across the street from his ofliee sa w a ma n sLreti ha 1 out .in the sidewalk paralyzed drunk. The house sergeant ond Olllc-r .1. W. Crumip went over ami fetched the n an across the street the stationhousc. It was William Blair. William was conveyed into the fel? ony side of the siutionhouso and d> pos? ited upon a cot. lb- was as helpless as a copse and quite as unhandy. Reins too drunk to appear in court. Iiis ease went over to yesterday end nothing m...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 21 September 1899

PAVING ?ND PAVING And Then There is the Block Asphalt DISCUSSED AT SOME LENGTH Views of Mr. Charles M. Kutli on the Sub? ject. He Thinks That the Block Is the Best and Says That the Brick I? Too Noisy. Newport News. Sept. 10, ISM. To the Editor of the Daily Press: I have read with interest and pleas? ure the articles appearing in your pa? per from time to time in relation to the all-impoi-tant question id' street pav? ing. Your paper has impartially pre? sented the views of men who have had experience along this particular line, or who have had opportunities for observ? ing the pavements of different cities, and as I am only interested in street paving to the extent of desiring thai the host material obtainable may lie adopted, and my experience covers a period of twenty years, and has em? braced' almost every large city in the United States 1 trust my opinions will not come amiss as the question is one that will effect every taxpayer. 1 have seen many different roads built from the...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 21 September 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 0 P. M. TO INSURE APPEARANCE IN NEXT ISSUE OF THE PAPER, POSTO FF IC E B UILDIN G. Entered at the Newport News, Va., Postofflee as second-class matter. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1899. OVERPRODUCTION OF "SM A I IT ALECKS." ' It seem* that many persons are still disposed to question the genuinen. -: of the n.nt outbreak o? yellow fever at the Soldiers' Home, hear Hampton. None of the physicians who had t.i leal with the epidemic has expressed the hast doubt regarding the nature of the disease. The following expression of an unnamed gentleman, who admits that he knows nothing about yellow fe? ver, is a fair sample of the objections that are being raised to the diagnosis of the Marine Hospital experts: "I confess to be as much in tile dark as ever, so far as definite conclusions ?have been reathed by the so-called re? cent investigation. Tile...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 21 September 1899

Justice Must Show Cause Why He Should Not be Removed. RULE ISSUED BY JUOQE LEE Willlum iViiury Ulis iijr Illu Own Hand . Cape. Itiihh Reported Urowned. Mt.is Smlllo Sosar Deud. Othur Mittt? rs. Judge Baker P. Loo. of the County Court, yesterday entered n rule against Justice I.. 1'. Furnoss. or Phoebus, to appear before the court on the first day of the October term, and show cause why he should not be removed from of? fice. The ground upon whi h the rule was entered is malfeasance an-: gr -s ne? glect of luty in that he aid not return tic ??.ists in certain cases as requir-d of him Ijv law. The charges were pre Ierred by Mr. Walter Mojt. ?Mr. Fumess i:as been a justice of the peace for several years and was only ie-elected t i the position last May. lb has always been considered an honest and upright just ice. and itis friends are confident he will bo able to prove him? self clear of the charges. Mr. Holt, upon wlr.se complaint the rule against Justice Purness was issued in talking...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 21 September 1899

"IN THE LION'S. MOUTH.' A Strong Presentation of a Strong l'lay. Frederick iWarde, with a magnificent support, appeared at the Opera House last night in Guy Carleton's beautiful Venetian love story "In the Lion's (Mouth." Tip- play is a remarkably strong one ami to state that the com? pany -was equal to it is criticism suf? ficient. The audience, keenly apprecia? tive, was thoroughly enthusiastic, ac? cording to each Situation its measure of earned applause, and bringing Mr. Warde, after repeated curtain calls, to the front for a speech, which was both brief aiul graceful. Frederick Warde. in the leading role, as Paul di Novarra, an exile under ihe assumed name of SRinaldo. was the us? ual finished actor, playing the put with force and fidelity. Charles 1). Herman, as Fra Angelo, Chief Inquisitor, form? erly Francesco, divided honors with ilie star, again proving himself a consum? mate artist. '.Minnie Titeil Brune, as ?Linora, the Doge's daughter, aid the heroine of the play, share...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 22 September 1899

Associated Press Dispatches. VOL. IV. 225 TO MUZZLE TRUSTS Plans Agreed Upon by Governors and Attorney Generals. REMEDY IS IN LEGISLATION Fubllt; Should bo Protected from Greed of Monopolies by Laws Imposing IVojur K*?stralnt. Convention Adjourn* After Adopt inj; KeaoiatlODs. (By Telegraph.) ST. Boris. Sept. 21.?The conference ? > 1" governors and attorney generals to discuss the trust question was late in assembling today. The members of the committee on resolutions worked until after midnight trying to bring together the widely divergent views presented. When they finally came to a conclusion the matter was left in the hands of a sub-committee .composed of Governor McMillin. chairman, and Attorney General Smith and Campbell to be put into the proper shape. REM EDI ES SUGGESTED. At II o'clock Mr. McMillin presented the resolutions as adopted by the com? mittee ..a resolutions: They are as fol? lows: "The committee on resolutions, to which was referred several resolutions and pap...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 22 September 1899

MET THE SITUATION Special Session of tbe Board of School Trustees Last Night. NEW TEACHERS PROVIDED 1'rof. firm Gets Another Itoora Smiie -where. The Emergency Had to ha Coped With and All Action Was Unanimous, Newport News has. perhaps, more than her share of children. These haw to he educated. When the Board of School Trustees ?planned for ?he erection of the three handsome new school buildings ju."t completed, they thought that they had provided for the future as well -is The present. But the population ol the ? ity has increase,] ?.<> rapidly that tile num? ber of pupds far exceeds the piepara itiong made for the hi: Something had to be done relative to the situation. It was a time for in me? diate and definite action. 'The board met last night in special session and grappled the situation. When it had adjourned. Prof. .K-ffiess. ?in East End, bail been given two vj w teachers and an extra room Prof. Epes had 'been given one m-w teacher, and Prof. Bee. of the colored schoo...

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Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 22 September 1899

A NOTABLE MEETING Magruder Camp Entertains Two Distinguished Visitors. TRIBUTE TO THE SOUTH Beautiful and ChsBte Address by Col. J. W. Friend. Talks by Col. McVIckHr and Capt. Spence, The Grand Camp of the State. Magruder 'Camp of Confederate Vet? erans last night held one of the most notable and pleasant meeting; in its history. There was a large turnout of the members of the organization, which was fortunate, for they were the re? cipients of a rare treat. (Colonel Charles McVickar, of the Turner Ashb'y Camp, of Winchester, and 'Captain E. Leslie Spcnce. past commander of the R. E. Lee Camp, of Richmond, were guests of the ioeal camp, and both made 'delightfully re? miniscent addresses, evoking great en? thusiasm. ?Col. J. i\V. Friend, formerly of Pe? tersburg, now one of the most honored members of the local camp, delivered a short address, which was the most beautiful, and in diction one of the pur? est, ever listened to by the camp. It was received with tumultuous applause. Col...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 22 September 1899

C..E. TITACKER. Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING ?EXCEPT MONDAY BY THE Daily Press Company COPY FOR CHANGES OF CON? TRACT ADS MOST BE IN BY G P. M. TO INSURE APPEARANCE IN NEXT ISSUE OF THE PAPER. POSTOFFICE BUILDING. Entered at the Newport News. Va., Postofllce as second-class matter. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22. 189?. ST. VINCENT PIRK. The announcement of the destruction of St. Vincent's Hospital by fire Wed? nesday night cat feed a thrill of horror to run through the minds of the frien Is of the famous institution in this sec? tion. P uisidering the large list of pa? tients in the building, the small number of fatalities is almost miraculou.; speaks volumes of praise for the nursns and officers of the institution and for the firemen and policemen who assisted in the work of rescue. The conflagration illustrates two les? sons?one as old as the hills, the other less frequently touched upon. The first is the dreadful results that may follow an insignificant piece of carelessness...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 22 September 1899

HAMP1 The William and Mary Football Team. AN ALL 'ROUND PLAYER I>e?tli or Mr. Henry F. FhlUIpp, u l'or iu?r Hamiitonlau. Cowing Marriage. Otlter News and Oosii" uf 1Jamp ion. "Mr. Walter Burke, the well-known "Hamilton football player, has been en? gaged by Williams and Mary College to coach its eleven this seas n. Mr. Burk., will leave in a few days lor Wililams burg and jus- as soon as practicable the college boy-- will be in harness, pre? paratory to battling for gridiron honors. Mr. Burke is one of the '-Everest am? ateur football play- ? ..i the state and the Williams and Mary College team will undoubtedly fare well under ilis sujiervisi ?!-.. He has several times be n ?offered good positions in colleges lor his knowledge of the pig-skin's game, but lias declined until this season when, al? ter much persuasion from his old Col? lege chums he finally gave in and de? cided to train the eleven this season. Mr. Burke has played agair.st many . f the best, college elevens in the ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 22 September 1899

CHOSE ITS DIRECTORS. AN NC AI. MEETING OF THE Y. SI. C. A. LAST NIGHT. Well-Known BiwIuhs Men Selected to Conduct the Affairs of the Organ'zt tlon. Constitution Amended. The annual meeting of 'lie icung Men's 'Christian Association war; call? ed to order last night toy Vice-President J. A. "Willen, the president. Ju^.ge T. J. Barham, heing absent from fht city. "Throw Out the Life Line" wr.s sung with spirit, and Rev. E. T. Wellford le>l in an eloquent and fervent prayer. Recording Secretary P. W. Crump rea'd the minutes cf the previous an? nual meeting, which were approved. Mr. Willen here introduced .Mr. E. .\. Coulter, State secretary of the organi? zation, who made a thoughtful and impressive little talk on the old prov? erb: "It is more blessed to give than to receive," applying it in a practical manner to the affairs of th-- asset iation. Me declared than the giving of money was only a small portion of whit was 'demanded of the active member. He called upon those present to...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 23 September 1899

VOL. IV. 22G WILL PUSH THE WAR Cabinet Has Determined Upon a Vigorous Compaign. ORANGE FREE STATE HOSTILE Prospect* for I'oace Set m to Uavc VttnUU til. British Are Hurrjlug Troopg to the Cape. Boers Growing More Aggresive. (By Telegraph.) LONDON. Sept. 22.? The Cape Town j eorrespondetvt i?? the Daily Chronicle pays: "1 have the Pest authority for the statement that the Orange Free Stitce Baad has unanimously agreed to assist the Transvaal against British Aggres? sion." TUB CABINET MEETS. BoNIHiN. Sept. 2:;.?The Cape Town < ,1 was held today 'beginning at 12::>0 I'. M. A large crowd assembledi about Down? ing street early in the day. The cabinet ministers were loudly ehe?.red. the Secretary of State for the Colonies. (Mr. Chamberlain, receiving the lion's share of the applause. The meeting ended at 2:40 B. M The members Were cheered as they came out of the foreign Office. Nothing transpired regarding the action taken, although the general impre.-sion spread than a vigorous li...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 23 September 1899

ON TBE WATERFRONT Business in Black Diamonds Comparatively Slack. CLEANING OUT THE SHIPS I>red?e at Work Ketweeu lM. ru :i and 4. Cntckahomliiy'n tv.ri;?. Itnllitn Hark Armenia Heie. The St urdy Hport&man. Knight KrrRut. The oonl strike in tlie We?t Vir? ginia fields has affected the business here, but not to as great an extent as might have been expected. The Ches? apeake & Ohio is hauling a reduced amount of fuel, and work around piers No. 2 and " is comparatively slack. At the same time, there is an ample sup? ply to meet all demunds, and no trou? ble is being experienced in doing so. Advantage is toeing taken of the ;;ui t i-pell ito clean out the slips, in some of which ilhe accumulation of mud is con? siderable. A dredge is at work .be? tween piers :'. atvd 1 shovelling' up the bottom and lighting it away. The big British steamer Sti'atchgary is lying at the north side ,,f No. 2 taking on bunker coal. The tour masted schooner Frank A. Palmer is on the other s-ide ta...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 23 September 1899

GETTING INTO SHAPE Several Non-Commissioned Of= ficers Appointed Last Night. THE NEW MILITARY COMPANY 3ie?rly Every Man In ft Hun Iteen Drilled ?urt Host of 'S b<-u> Have Se en S<?rvlo?. Hill Kent lh? I'H'iiio. A Chauo 9 to Help tbe Bojs. Tho new military company is gstting Into shape, ami when the equipment and uniforms arrive, will present a line a ppearance. Captain Fitehett has announced the following non-commissioned ollicors: First sergeant, Newton Garthwright: second sergeant .T. B. Clinedinst: third sergeant, C. C. .Moss; quartermaster sergeant. T. IT. Monroe. 'Phos,, announcements were made .it the meeting held last night, together with the additional statement that Captain Fitehett and Lieutenant Hatcher would not select >lh<. other non-commissioned officers until they had a chance to see what was in the men. After the men have shown what material they arc mad.' of. ihr best of them will he picked for the remaining offices, there being three mure ser? geants...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 23 September 1899

C. E. THACKER. Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING (EXCEPT MONDAY ?BY THE Dallv Press Con pany 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., Postoffice as second-class matter. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, AN OPPORTUNITY I.OST. The French government lost an excel? lent opportunity to manifest strength and tenacity of purpose in the Guerin matter. Had the president of the ami Semitic League been reduced to terms at once, instead of permitting him to live in defiance of the law for several weeks, there can be no doubt that the effect, would have been beneficial. .While the I'arcial ending of the -ene dy will undoubtedly retire M. (.Iii n from French politics, the weakness ef rhe authorities in dealing with this la? test revolutionary buffoon, will encour? age other cranks and fanatics in Purid to emulate his example. 'Sooner or la? ter a stronger and more determined lea...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 23 September 1899

HAMPi But the Joint Committees Took No Action Last Night. MR.DAOUGHERTY WAS HEARD ?aijoyalile Muslcale Given at the New Au? gusta Botel by Mr. John Clay, the Popular Boniface. Other Matters, The joint committee from the Town Council and the Hamilton Fire Depart? ment, recently appointed to inquire into the advisability of securing a new en? gineer and hose cart driver, met last night in the council chamber, but with the exception of a considerable amount of talking, in trying to lind out where they were at, transacted very little business. When Chairman J. F. Rowe 'called the meeting to order at s o'clock there were present from the council Messrs. S. S. Cunningham and Mayor Hop-*, while those from the Fire Department were Chief W. J. Weyhiouth. Foreman W. W. Wood and Fireman George \V. Hooker and F. J. Montgomery. Chief Weymouth submitted a long list of rules governing the engineer ami hose cart driver thai had been drawn up at a recent meeting of the depart? ment, which were accep...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 23 September 1899

MARKET REPORTS i NEW YORK-STOCK MARK KT. Nb.V YORK, Sept. 22.? The recuper? ative tendency of the slock market gained decided force during Hie pro? gress or today's trading. The uneasi? ness abroad was an element at the opening and changes were small and irregular and the t:one of the specula? tion hesitating. The general market 'closed steady somewhat below Ihe best. Speculative opinion was inclined to look for a fa? vorable bank statement tomorrow and was much cheered thereby. There was no further evidence of stocks being fore ed to sale by . ailing of loans ami ih( rate for call money did not rise ab >v< ? per cent, and fell on miner transact ions below that. This is pretty go> evidence that the banks are within their legal reserve, but it gives no cltl as to how far the surplus may hav been replenished. The total sab s o stocks were 7C.tl.S0O shares. The leading stocks closed as follows: Atchison .? Alchison. pret'd . '_ Ralto. .V < "bio . Canadian Pacific . -j Canad...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 23 September 1899

THKliK IS KGASUM TO HOPIi Tlmt the Request nf the Virginia Com? mittees Will l>e Grained. The special committee from the Bus? iness 'Men's Association, which went to Washington to request the Secretary of. the Navy ti> send1 it he cruiser Olympia to Hampton Heads early next month, returned to the city early yester? day. The committees which went from Norfolk and Old' 'Point returned with the Newport News committee. The Richmond and Petersburg committee; reached their citiels Thursday night by I rail. The delegation was made up of i.be following committees representing "he four places which have taken the most interest in the movement to 50t the Olympia here: Newport News?'Mr. Thomas B. lien ley, chairman: Secretary K. W. Huff? man, V'oionei j. c. Baker, Mr. Robert P. Orr and irr. T. M. Benson. ' Old Point?Postmaster John B. Kim bei'ly and Mr. Alan F. Campbell, man? ager of Hotel Chumberlin. Norfolk?'A. 'P. Thorn. R. If. Jones, ox-Representative "George K. Bowden, T>r. C. F....

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 23 September 1899

CITY HBW8 IN BRIEF. Mr. <C. 'Bargamin leaves this morn? ing for Philadelphia to take charge of the exhibit at the Exposition, of the ?Newport News 'Manufacturing Com? pany. Dr. Noah Jackson will return this morning from a trip to Philadelphia. Mr. C >C. Kent. .Jr., general secretary of the local Y. M. C. A., and Mr. L. A. Coulter, state secretary of the organi? zation, left last evening for Tangier Is? land, where they will deliver addresses in the interest of the work for young men in that section. iMiss Mary Hamilton, of Huntington, ?W. Va., is visiting her uncle. Mr. J. M. Hamilton, No. 118 Twenty-ninth street. Rev. John O'Neill, of Peekskiil. N. Y., who has been the guest of Rev. M ?, Sbeppard this week. 1?rt last night for his home. He has been in the South and stopped here for a few days en route home. Mr. Arthur I*ee. assistant cashier of the First 'National Bank left yesterday afternoon for New York and Boston to be present at the Dewey reception in the metropolis any ...

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