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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 27 September 1899

Associated Press Dispatches. VOL. IV. 229 Roar of Guas in New York Har? bor Echoed in Many Capitals. NATION UNITES IN WELCOME The Admiral Receives Distinguished Visi? tor, on Board the Oljnmla and Afterwards Visits Sir Thomas l.lpton. Glad to Get Home. ' (By Telegraph.) NEW YORK, Sept. 26.?Admiral George Dewey arrived off New York ??<' dawn and the Olympia is now anchored ir. American waiters in the light of San? dy Honk. The first shout of welc ome was from the pilots and new of a pilot boar. No. 7, fifteen miles south of the Hook iight ship. It happened to be Pilot John Pe? terson's turn, and at S:'30 A. M-. he was put aboard ii'he Olympia and brought her around the Hook and into the lower hay. The marine observers along the coast had sighted the Olympia in the first light of the morning. GUNS BOOM A WELCOME. The slmie 'batteries of Port Hancock, manned by gunners called from break? fast, let loose 17 guns. The llagship re? plied with 21 and let go her anchors not far from Wher...

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 September 1899

WAS NOT FINISHED Adjournment in Investigation of Conduct of Dr. Bagby. NO CROWD OF WITNESSES Horeatiy Kvldence Not Admitted. Mr. A. C. Paachy'a SdSriiieut. A 1.1? Out Somewbere, He Sayn. Tb? Tentlmony. The trial of Health Office- J. R. Rag by by ithc mayor was begun at H'.s Honor's office last might, but was not finished because of the fact that some of the witnesses for the city did not ap? pear. After hearing the evidence of Those witnesses present. Mayor Most? adjourned the ease over to Saturday evening, .when it will doubtless be Closed. The mayor had advertised, request? ing .all those who knew anything about the rase to appear before him hist night, bul when the investigation be? gan there was. in reality, but one ac? tually material witness present, Mr. L. C. Vaughan. Mr. R. Ii. iRickford appeared for Dr. ?Bagby. The city attorney was pres? ent, but look no part in the proceed? ings, which were opened by His Honor reading the following charges which he had served upon Dr. Bag...

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 September 1899

KEARS?RGE'S TRIAL Eminently Satisfactory, Not withstanding the Mishap. COMPLIMENTARY COMMENTS Account* Cll|>|>eil from Kotufl of Metroptill Ihii Junrunla <if tt>? P. rfoimnare of Um Hi? New FlgliOr. Cnpt tuln Hull's Upluiuii. WASHINOTON. Sept. 2fi.?The fol? lowing telegram has been received by Judge Advocate General Lemly Crem! the president of the Naval Trial Board, announcing the result <>f the speed trial of the battleship Keursarge yesterday off il'he New Bnglan'd coast: "Huston, Sept. 25. Kearsarge spesd trial completed. Average speed for four continuous hours, subject to ii lal correction,. I<i.s4? knots. The margin is considered i . cover and will grant builders' rettuest to return to 'Newport Newr. Will report corrected spe. d when computations are completed. (Signed) "ROGERS." The Navy Department will at once make arran-gernenics to put the Kear-j sarge in commission and she will tem? porarily lie attached to the North At? lantic squadron. The battleshi...

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 September 1899

C. B. THACKBR. Editor and Manager. PUB LI 9II EX) EVERT MORNING ?EXCEPT MONDAY BY THE Dallv Press Company COPY FOR CHANGES OF COX TRACT ADS MUST BE IN BY C P. M. TO INSURE APPEARANCE IN NEXT ISSUE OF THE PA?ER. POSTOFFICE BUILDING. Entered at the Newport News, "Va., PostofTlce as second-class matter. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27. ISA!?. TUB KRAUS Ail IGE. After taking into consideration all the attending circumstances, the accom? plishment of the ba'ttieship Kearsarge on its official trial trip must be consid? ered1 very satisfactory. Her perform? ance on the titst half of the course ov -r which the test was made jr.st'.frs the conclusion of the naval officials on board that the ship will be considered a seventeen-knot vessel. One good feature about this is the fact that the speed attained .Monday will be the nor? mal running capacity of the Kearsarge. Experience with the engines made by the 'Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company proves -that they are built for use and not for s...

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 September 1899

Farewell Reception Tendered Secretary Irons Last Night. NEW DIRECTORS ELECTED ?. M. C. A. Members Do Honor to the De? parting Secretary, Who Leaves Tomorrow for Ttxas. Negroes Sent On. The farewell reception given Secre? tary A. G. -Irons by the members of tli" Y. M. C. A. last night showed Hie deep regret felt by the association in sev? ering its connection with the man who lias labored so conscientiously among them for three ami one-half years. The meeting was presided over by President Charles Heffelflnger in his usual happy manner, and true frlend'-y feeling was the leading feature. After the singing by the congregation Rev. Dr. A. U. Woodfln, pastor >f the Baptist church, read the scriptural les? son from the Second Epistle of Timo? thy, second chapter. Rev. ('. W. Wood then offered a beautiful prayer in which he Invoked the Divine blessing on the assemblage and prayed that the departing- secre? tary might carry with him to his new held the richest blessings of Him who had s...

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

MARKET REPORTS NEW YORK STOCK MARKET. NEW YORK. 'Sept. 20.?The stock itisirket continued dull ami listless in character today. Several favorable in? cidents imparted an underton ? of strength and discouraged operations ror a decline, but the soaring tendency ft the money rate discouraged all specula? tive demand on the lung side and the day closed with nearly all stocks show? ing losses. The inc ident whic h attract? ed most attention was the engagement in London of Sl.OOO.000 in gold for New York. 'Prices rose to the highest on this announcement and a number of stocks reaoh?d a level above yesterday's close. TTP TO 20 PER CENT. Money, however, rose upward by quick stages t-> 20 per cent, and tin (heaviness of the- stock market was re-| newed. The gold engagements in face; of the firmness cd' exchange is obvi? ously based on the expectation 'thai the money rate will continue- high until the receipt of the gold here, when the proilt of the loaning rate may make- good Un? less invo...

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

on the gridiron. ESEKQKTIC EFFORTS BEING MADE J5Y MANAGEIt-CROSSI.EY. The Kirnt Game With FurUmonth. Will lUprc-neiit tlie Pnniii.in.H. The Hygel? Line-Up | The baseball season is drawing to a close, and the great American public turns prospcctively to the next amuse nienit?football. This section of the earth has always, heretofore, held up its en.l so far as the pigskin is concerned, and the prospects this season are as good as any that have preceded. ?Manager Crossley is putting forward energetic efforts to put an eleven in the field that will uphold tin- line record already made by 'Newport News, and win new laurels on the gridiron. The first game will lie with Ports? mouth on the Newport News held on the afternoon of October 7. Ports? mouth has always put up a gritty anil Hiappy game ami will prove one of the most interesting antagonists this elev? en will have tu go up against. ?Advices 'from the little city across the Roads Indicate that the team over there is already fully or...

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 September 1899

WARSHIPS 10 COME Navy Department Grants the Re? quest of the Committees. DOUBT AS TO THE OLYMPIA So Mention.Made of Her tu Senator Har ti&'i Teltgrsm. Uuit Now Plan fur C*.Operation lu Order to Make tbe Occasion a Saccrss. The North Atlantic Squadron will be In Hampton Roads from October 2 to 6. This news came last night in the form of a telegram to Mr. Thomas B. Hen? ley, chairman of the special committee from the Business Men's Association, which went to 'Washington with the delegations from Richmond. Peters? burg, Old Point and Norfolk. The tel? egram stated that the North 'Atlantic Squadron will be ordere.1 here, but nothing is said about the Olympia, and there is some doubt about her coming. Following is the telegram received by Mr. Henley from Secretary Dewes, of the Norfolk Board of Trade: "Thos. B. Henley. Newport News. Va. "Senator Martin wires that the Navy 'Department advises that the .North At? lantic Squadron will be at Hampton Roads between 2nd and tith.. October, ...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 28 September 1899

$ Associated 1 $ Press I I Dispatches. | VOL. IV. 2.'!0 DEWEY IS LIONIZED Unprecedented Scenes in the Harbor of New York. IMPOSING DEMONSTRATIONS. The Hero of Manila I":?y Kccolves Distin? guished Vlxltorg nn<l Kotnrus Cal's. Unexpected Arrii-al of Ad? miral Howisan. (By Telegraph.) NEW YORK. Sept. 27.?Through /frolicking white caps the Olympia steamed up the lower hay today aol passed through the ipicturesque .-.trait, guarded by Forts Wadsworth am! Hamilton, amid the booming of guns, and there, inside the city gates. Admi? ral Dewey ami bis gallant tars received the thunderous web.one of the steel walled men-of-war as their stately ship glided up to her position at the head "I' the column, there to remain until the .cre.it naval pageant starts on Fri lay. Never, perhaps. did a triumphant warrior returning from a victorious cnmipaign. receive a more impressive welcome. Although thousands upon thousands witnessed it from shore, bal? cony, window or housetop, and the man-of-war an...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 28 September 1899

_ V For a Coat of Tar and Feathers. AN UNKNOWN NEQRO BRUTE Knocks ? Uiljr Ujwii <m ffput Avanue 'n BU Attempt to St.nl II. r Pocket boolt. Abnoltitely no Clue to Hit ItUntlty. The audacity and boldness of some of Uie negro brines in this city has reach? ed such a pass that unless immediate and rigorous measures are adopted, ladies will be afraid to walk abroad even in the .lay time. "Only a short time ago the Daily Press published an account of how a gantle-l man was knocked down by a negro on a frequented thoroughfare; his little I girl barely escaping the clutches of the fiend. i sA day or two after that another ne? gro struck a lady on Twenty-eighth street ami mad" away with her p ecket book. Last night, a balder crime than either '>f these two was attempted by an un? known negro on West avenue, on one of the most public corners in the city, in the full glare of a street light. It was about 9:30 o'clock. Mrs. W. E-. < ' it t roll, accompanied by her little 10-year-old so...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 28 September 1899

RECEIVE TBE SHIPS Business Men's Association Makes Arrangements. A COMMITTEE APPOINTED Meeting Helii ;Yr?lordaT Afternoon. Rf pott or the Wmhlngton Committee. N*w Members Elected. Munt be Co- operation Between Cities It is now known that tne Olymp1?, Admiral Dewey's flagship, will come here with 'the other ships of .he White Squadron. This fact was ascertained yesterday by Col. J. C. Baker, after a. trip to Norfolk. 'Now that the Navy Department has granted the request of the committees and the ships are coming, the next question is what is the'Penirsula going to do about it. With ;t view of making some definite ttrrangemeiits in this regard, the Busi? ness 'Men's Association held a well at? tended special meeting yesterday after? noon. At this meeting. Mr. T. B. Henley, chairman of the committee thai went to Washington, reported the successful result of the committee's mission, and made a hrig-ht little speech telling about the cordial reception he and his col? leagues received in ...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 28 September 1899

C. E. TITACKER. Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY 'BY THE OalJv Press Com pan* COPY FOR CHANGES OF CON? TRACT ADS MUST BE IN BY 6 P. M. TO INSURE APPEARANCE IN NEXT ISSUE OF THE PAI'BR, POSTOFFICE BUILDING. Entered at the Newport News, Va.. Postofflce as second-class matter. THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 28. 18!.:). THAT SHIP i ANA Li The proposition to dig .> ship canai | across the Eastern sh ire of Maryland In order to save Baltimore's fast tflirink ing export trad'', is the ghost of .1 movement which assumed shape nearly seven years ago and enjtyed a brh :' existence in the minds if ? .; i- j mist'ie Baltimoreans who vainly imag-J ine that the natura 1 laws governing tli ? commerce of the world may be lightly ] set aside by artificial means. Tne , scheme received the cordial support of Senator Gorman, but did not appeal 10 the national legislators with sufficient force to cause the adoption of elaborate ideas. Now, If the Baltimore council or lie State governmen...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 28 September 1899

HAMP1 WH WILL K IT? . ? S Much Interest Manifested in Re= suit of Democratic Convention. CAPE CHARLES THE PLACE ) v , . ? y Messra. Causey and Denohoe the Aspirata for the Legislative Nomination. Tlireo Candidates to be Named. Other Items. Much interest will be felt in Hampton today as to the result of the LcgiSla live invent ion at Cape Charles, when tin; candidate Who will represent Eliz? abeth City roumy in the next Legisla? tive b >dy will be named. There are two aspirants fur t&o nom iration and iL is owing Jo the elosene&s of the light that such an interest will be felt. The candidates. .Messrs. Fran? cis F. Causey und Dr. L. G. Donohoe. wi re both confident of success last night, and to forecast the result would Do entirety too premature at this time. Fctir delegates each are instructed for both candidates, and six wiil go to the convention today without instruct i,01. Mr. ("ausvy claims four f the six. while Mr. Donohoe's friends say In will surely receive rive of...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 28 September 1899

MARKET REPORTS NEW YORK STOCK MARKET. NEW YORK, Sept. 27.?The stock market fell a degree further today to? wards stagnancy and the activity, such as it was. showed an added tendency to center in a few speculative special? ties. Tennessee Coal was relatively much more prominent than for some time and registered an extrem.- di - cline of ?Vi points. American Tobacco Showed the continued effects of the pressure toward which it has been sub? jected recently up to the time *.f the an? nouncement of the declaration of the regular dividends. The weakness in these two stocks served to hold pacit the market, which showed a tendency to advance from an early period in the day. Better advices from abroad ma ie the opening higher and the announce? ment of additional engagement of $770. oiKi in gold fa- import strengthened the market. The continued high pressure of mon? ey,in spite of tin- gol I announcement, served as a set back to the advance as was the case yesterday. -But later iu| the day ru...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 28 September 1899

THERE IS AMPLE REASON XVIIX SBW YORK AND UALTlSIOKi; 8HOUL? FGKL SCARED. Knormoun Grain Fiports from Newport I*??' Cause Kxclteinent la the Xorth. Comment! Thereon. r The ports of New York and Balitimor? are alarmed at the phenomenal growth ut Newport News as a commercial city. -Monday and Tuesday four newspa? pers, published in different State:-, com? mented on the activity in exports and imports at 'this point in their editorial columns. From time to time the great newspapers of the country have called u'ttention to the rapid growth of the "'Golden Gate of the Atlantic." as this city is most appropriately termed, and warned the great pouts of New York land Baltimore that they muslt look to Kheir laurels if they desired to keep their long-established business rela? tions with foreign countries. The pa jiers seem to be eager to puhlish the 1 e t.-crd of tin? S uth's new seaport and to t cm pa re the increase here with the de? crease at other ports. Nothing too good van be said about...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 28 September 1899

STATE FIREMEN'S ASSOCIATIONS. Their Relation t? the IndlTidnal De? partment?. In the list of contributors to the fire? men's fund published yesterday, on" name was omitted, that of the National Brewing Company, which contributed At the convention yesterday, the secretary read an address, written by Mr. W. K. ?tow. Jr.. chief of the New? port iNews Department, his topic be? ing', "Do Not State Firemen's Asso? ciations Contribute to Seme Extent to the Prosperity and Efficiency of th ? ?Fire Departments?" The paper is brief and is reproduced below: "I feel some regret that I shall have but little to say upon a topic so weighty a.<= that assigned to me for dis? cussion. I fear that the brevity of my remarks may cause question as to the depth of my convictions. "Any doubt as to my belief in the Association of State Firemen, would be a sad reflection upon my judgment? an injustice. I trust that no member will do me. "That 'in union there is strength" is not a political maxim?far older ...

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

Associated Press Dispatches. VOL. IV. 281 Father Knickerbocker Awaits the Coming of Dewey. MILLION VISITORS IN TOWN MagDiiicent Triumphal Arch Stands In Madison Square. All New York a Sea of Color. Flagship Be? sieged by Visitors. (By Telegraph.) NEW YORK, Sept. 2S.?New York is gorgeously decked to lay in honor of the gallant sailor who is waiting at her sate. 'Had an ocean of color swept through this city, its ebbing tide could not have stained the streets more bril? liantly. Hundreds of miles of red, white and blue bunting cover the noble facades of Broadway and Fifth avenue, and a million (lags flutter over the town. Not even the churches have es? caped the universal decorations. The doors and Gothic windows of old Trin? ity on lower Broadway are gracefully draped with the national colors, and in ancient Trinity graveyard the tomb of that gallant sailor, who, dying, issued the command not to give up the ship, lies shrouded in the silken folds of the flag for which be died. 'CITY ...

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 September 1899

THE FIGHT IS ON Warwick County Contest Case is Now in the Court. WILL CONSUME TEN DAYS Return of Judge Barbara. O'KojIe's O s ? IMcUSot Come l'i> Yesterday Charlie AVtlllarnion Will go lo the "P. ?>." Pope* tcirt I> ic-Kof. The contest case in Warwick county is now on in full swing in the county court at iDenbeigh. and will probably ? vccmpy Judge Lee"s attention for at least ten days, possibly, two weeks. The court is now engaged in hearing testimony and depositions. A. host of attorneys are engaged in the case and the proceedings are interesting to the student of politics. The evidence that is being submitted to the court would make instructive reading to those stu? dents of government who believe in pu? rity in politics ami talk about the ..qual? ity of men and the fights of the pri? vate citizens. CORPORATM C< 'CRT. Judge .7. W. O. Blackstone, who has] t>eon> sitting in the Corpora-lion Court' for Judge Barharn, returned yesterday to Etas lern Shore and attende...

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 September 1899

PAST TBE CASINO The White Squadron Will Be Asked to Come in Parade. COMMITTEEOF ARRANGEMENT Meeting Held Weterday Af e noon. Three fceiter? Written, School* Will Pro? bably Give a Holiday as K uuoitcd. Chicago to Cent'*. tilt. - -. The 'Business Men's Association's special committee on airangementa for Wie coming of the White Squadron, met yesterday a'fternoon and further dis? cussed ways and means of making the occasion a great success. 'Chairman Henley reported that he bad been given to understand that the (schools would give one day holiday, as requested by the association. In order that every one in Newport News may be given an opportunity of seeing the ships, the committee will endeavor to get permission from tha department to have them come up past Newport News into James River, so that the people can review them from the Casino shore. It is evident that this is a good plan, and illr, Henley has already -writ? ten! three letters for the purpose of getting it put into execution...

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 September 1899

C. E. THACKBR, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY BY THE Daily Press Company COPY FOR CHANGES OF CON? TRACT ADS MUST BE IN BY G P. M. TO INSURE APPEARANCE IN NEXT JSSUE OF THE PAPER, POSTOFFICE BUILDING. Entered at the Newport News, Va., Postoffice as second-class matter. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29. 1S9X SOUTH AFRICAN CRISIS. Tim crisis in South Africa continues. President Kruger. inspired either 1 y religious frenzy er by an extra glass of beer announces definitely that the Lord lias told him to fight and that lie does net fear 'Mr. Chambeilain, who is al present' the personification of (lie.;; Britain. This attitude on the part of the Transvaal's president can mean only one thing?the Boers mean to fight. Viewed from the standpoint of Great Britain, the English government h;u taken such a decided stand in regard to the matters at issue that a backdown is next to 'impossible. Then. too. the peo? ple of England are heartily in sympn thy with their oppressed countryme...

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