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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 11 October 1899

SIGNIFICANT PHASE Of Meeting of Stockholders of N. N- & 0. P. R'y. & E. Co. ADDITIONAL SERVICE SOON !Ur. W, J. I'hTii? Tialkr. Iul?rrnlnely ?.f lh> tlnii? of !{,., Ii Traction C?:is|>nnles KxiirosKv* Hin VI?w?"ot? Ptavlng MiiKulHl Kui|ilii>tlcal!y. -? The annual stockholders' and direct ?ors' meeting- of the Newport News and OKI Point Railway and Electric Com? pany was 'held yesterday at the War? wick Hotel. One significant feature or the election of directors was the admission of Messrs. Calvin B. Orcutt and L. P. Stearnes, who are identified with the Peninsula Railway Company, to the di? rectory of the old company. The first meeting held was that , of the stockholders and the following di? rectors were elected. William J. Payne. P. W. Darlinog, George A. Schmelz. Alexander Brown, John B. Kimberly. Samuel Regester, L. P. Stearnes. l\ B. Orcutt and James MeMenamin. A meeting of the directors was held directly after and the fol...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 11 October 1899

C. H. THACKBR, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERT MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY BY THE Daily Press Company . COPY FOR CHANGES OF CON TRACT ADS MUST BE IN BY 6 P. M. TO INSURE APPEA5tA;N'CE IN NEXT ISSUE OF THE PATER, No employee of the Daily Press Com? pany is authorized to contract any obli? gation in the name of the company, or to make purchases in the name of the same, except upon orders signed bv the PUBLISHER OF THE DAILY PRBSS. POSTOFFICE BUILDING. Entered at the New-port News, Vsl, Postofflce as second-class matter. WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER 11. 1899. WHERE RESPONSIBILITY LIES. (After asking a number of pertinent questions in regard to the advis.ib lily of prohibiting divorces, the New York Journal closes its article with this as? sertion: "The question or remarriage is, of course, an entirely different thing from that of divorce. Its settlement rests largely with the ministers themselves. They can always refuse to perform a m a r r i a ge c e re in o n y." The settlemenl of the question d...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 11 October 1899

HAMP1 Mr. Davis Must Answer to the Charge of Murder. THE PRELIMINARY HEARING CJiief Yeoman liabcock, ot the Cruiser Brooklyn, to be Married in Hamp? ton This Morning. Other News of Interest. r >i 'M ?!,! , , Mr. T. Hall Davis, the young saloon keeper who is charged with "having murdered Jettie Johnson, a colored man. by battering his skull in with a hammer Monday afternoon, was given a preliminary hearing in the Police Court yesterday morning before Mayor Hope, who after listening to the evi? dence, sent Davis on to the grand jury. When the case was called the court room w.as crowded' with interested spectators, many of them being colored and friends of the murdered man. There was, however, the best of order, and the hearing passed off with the smoothness with Which Mayor Hope presides over his court. Davis entered the room in company with Sergeant Cunningham, who ha-.! brought him from the jail, where lie 'bad spent the night. While he appear? ed to be rather broken up f...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 11 October 1899

MARKET REPORTS NEW YORK STOCK MARKET. NEW YORK, Oct. 10.?The stock mar? ket today demonstrated in a striking manner its reliance on the domestic money situation and its indifference to the events in foreign lands. The Lon? don market advanced prii es under the lead of Kaffir mining stocks in which there is a merry speculation based on the assumption of early control by the British government of the Rand min? ing district. The local market responded only partly to the improved quotations from : broad and more than lost the opening -'ins before the end of the first hour, ""hen came the announcement from j Washington of the decision of the j ""?easury Department to anticipate the; November interest on government; bonds without discount. The response' was prompt and emphatic, prices rising .'ith more appearance of strength than; tor a long time past. The trains ranked from 1 to over 2 per er.nt in many active stocks. The) buying was undoubtedly in large part te to the covering of short ...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 11 October 1899

WEABEK9 OF IHK ORKEN. HibemiauB Hail a Great Time at Ocean View La? ; Snniiuy. October Sth will long be remembered by Virginia's adopted sons of the Em? erald Isle, for on that day several hun? dred of them, from all parts of Vir? ginia?many from Newport News? as? sembled, at Ocean View to enjoy the seco'id annual reunion of the Ancient Orr"er of Hibernians in this S'tat?. The 'Richmond delegation was th-r ?strongest numerically, embracing be? tween two hundred and three hundred people. Among the most prominent were Hoft. S. L. Kelly. J. H. Lawder. ?lohn Teefey, three members of the city ??ouncil: Mr. .lames II. ("reamer, presi? dent of the Richmond Division A. O. H.; Dr. D. J. Coleman. Or. Wilt. Mc Gowan, Rev. J. B. O'Reilley and John J. Hanltin. Newport News. Portsmouth Norfolk ?nd other Virginia cities were well represented by leading Irish-Ameri? cans and there were several present from Washington, D. C, and other out? side points. The pleasures of the day began be? tween 2 and ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 11 October 1899

Social Season Inaugurated by Recently Organized Club. SOME HAPPY COMBINATIONS Kverythlns Contributed to Mnke the Evening One That Will Live Long In Pleasant Memory. Visitors from a Distance. The social season w<??: auspiciously opened here last night with a beauti? ful german at the Casino?the first given by the recently organized New? port 'News German Club. The occasion was one of the most really delightful and enjoyable in the annals of the smart set. Its every fac? tor combined t<> produce his happy re? sult. The club determined to make its first affair one that would live in pleasant memory. It simply succeeded. The committee of arrangements, Messrs. C. I!. Nelms. Wilkinson and ?Henry, left no item unattended to that ?would contribute to the pleasure of the evening. The ample hall was artisti? cally and handsomely decorated with tings and streamers. Music of the mos', exquisite nature was secured. Dainty refreshments were prowled for and served ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 12 October 1899

Associated Press Dispatches. VOL. IV. 242 Such is the Report at Hand This Morning. BRITISH AGENT MURDERED (?) Sensational Rumors Fly Thick and rait. Consul General for the South African Republic at London Has Closed tlie Consulate-. ( By Telegraph.1 DURBAN. Ort. 11.?Morning?There nit: persistent rumors from Pieterinar it5:l>urg that n largo body of Free State Boors have entered Natal. The rumor however, hicks confirmation. SENSATIONAL RUM! >B. LONDON, Oct. 11.?It is rumored that Oonynham Greene, the British diplo? matic agent at Pretoria, has been as? sassinated there. The report, however, is unconfirmed and it is discredited at the colonial of? fice. OF DOUBTFUL ORIGIN. LONDON, Oct. 11.?The rumor that Mr. Greene bad been murdered is of doubtful origin and is considered ex? tremely improbable, as it is believed that in obedience to orders from the impel ial government, 'Mr. Greene has ab early left Pretoria, confiding the care of British interests to United Sta...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 12 October 1899

NEWS IN POLITICS Mr. W. Y. Jones is Glad the Con? test Business is Over. PERSONNEL OF COMMITTEE Jt^puUllonnn rimming 10 Hutc I'romlneut Speaker* Hnrn hu<1 l*rn|><>*<t to Sllr Thing? Up, Thfy Say. Col. It. K. It.Mklu H?r>-. / - Ainong the visitors to the city ycs'.er day was Mr. W. Y. Jones, the success? ful ?contestant for iin- cilice of eomnv's sioner of revenue in Warwick county. '?Well, you can bet I was gla'.l the contest ended. We were ail pretty Hired of it. Of course 1 am glad i got in. but there was nothing tl'se to do. I was entitled to the place as every one admitted." said Mr. .bines, who ad-i d.eU that he would qualify as soon as lie could make arrangements to do so. during the vacation id' the court. Mr. Jones was heartily congratulated by his numerous friends her ?. The personnel of the new Ropubii , car. committee is al follows: First Ward?P. M. King. Second Ward ?Arthur < >. Neal....

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 12 October 1899

T0 SAVE HIS LIFE Petition for Pardon of Murderer Richard Williams. UTTER STUPIDIIY ALLEGED Bertiotu. from the T?xt of the Document* Peculiar Ventures of a Commonplace Civil Caane. I.??liw IHi>fTn> Agalu In Trouble. Court News esy*-. 'Phe Court of Appeal.? having refus. a ??a writ of error in the ease of Richard Williams, the murderer of James Eze kiel Newman. His Excellency, Govern? or Tyler will be asked to commute the sentence of 'death to life imprisonment. iShou'ld the governor refuse to interferj, Williams will be hanged in the court 'hou'se yard here some time during1 the 20t'h of this month. Several petitions in be'half of the murderer were circulated in Newport News yesterday. They received some influential signatures, including those of a nunfber of court otficers. Judge Harham and Common wealth's Attor? ney Newton will probably write letters to the governor setting forth their views of the case. The petition is somewhat unusual in the fitet that it al...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 12 October 1899

C B. TRACKER, Edltor and Manager. ?PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY BY THE Daily Press Company COPY FOR CHANGES OF CON? TRACT ADS MUST BE IN BY S P. M. TO INSURE APPEARANCE IN NEXT ISSUE OF THE PAPER. No employee of the Daily Press Com? pany is authorized to oontract any obli? gation In the name or the company, or to make purchases in the name oC the same, except upon orders signed bv the PUBLISHER OF THE DAILY PRESS. POSTOFFICE BUILDING. Entered at the Newport News. Va., Poetofflce as second-class matter. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, IS99. AVAR IN SOUTH AFRICA. If the reports from South Africa are correct, a state of war now exists be? tween the Transvaal Republic r.r. 1 ?Great Britain. The overt act neces.ary to precipitate hostilities ?eems to have been committed by the Beers, who have invaded Natal, one of the British prov? inces in South Africa. AVhile this action will cause regret, among those Who have been hoping against hope that war might be avert ed, it will not be at all su...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 12 October 1899

HAMP1 AT HYMEN'S SIRINE .- j, , Hadley Seiden Nuptials at Old St. John's. OTHER WEODINQS YESTERDAY Three Marriage* In a Day. SuspIcIoub Characters Recently Released by Hampton Police Are Wanted In WaHlilngton. <">ld historic St. John's Episcopal church "'as the scene yesterday after? noon at (! o'clock of one of the prettiest weddings ever witnessed in Hampton.] when Miss Isabeile Randolph Sehlen.] the beautiful and accomplished daugh? ter of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Seiden, of tliis city, became the bride of Mr. Harry Reynolds Halsey. a prominent young] business man of Orange. N. J. ' I The chancel oi" the church had been elaborately decorated with golden rod and potted plants, while Hie soft elec? tric lights and candles made the altar a thing of beauty. The large edifice) was tilled with the friends of the young couple some tune before the arrival of the bridal parly, ami when Hie hour for the ceremony arrived many people "woi e unable to gain admission. The wed...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 12 October 1899

MARKET REPORTS NEW YORK STOCK MARKET. NEW YORK, Oct. 11.?The stock mar? ket fell flat again today. The dullness has made evident that yesterday's up? ward spurt was due almost entirely t< covering by shorts, who, today, were J inclined to regret their precipitancy. The -warlike situation between England and the Transvaal was almost without effect. In fact the London market to feel rather encouraged than over the termination of the uncertainty and operators there inclin? ed to bid up the prices of some of the American stocks in sympathy with the advance of the Kaffir stocks. The ad? vance was short lived on this side and the dragging in prie s was not much c hanged at any time until the close of the market at prices below last night's nil 'round. The money market was dis? tinctly easier. The causes of this were apart, from the action of the Treasury Department in offering to anticipate the government interest payments for the remainder of the fiscal year. For one thing the...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 12 October 1899

OUT OF ADJUSTMENT. 'S IHK ORGANIZATION OF THE 11KA1.TH BKPAHrMENT. Abli Ciimiuiinlnatlon on 11^? Sulij?ot front Up, Styll. Question of Hin Publtu Health. Tlie following' communication lias fbocii reeeiveil at til is otlice from the treasurer of the Medical Society of Vir? ginia and a well known physician, now pnocti.sins here, and will he read with interest: ''Tlie arraignment of the president o? ?the Hoard of Health of this city before Iiis honor, the mayor, on serious charges ?made against his integrity as a man. and the manner in which he discharged Iiis official duties during the recent public excitement, cause:! by the fear of an invasion of the community by yellow fever, makes it apparent to ail that there is something radically out ?>f adjustment in the working of the health department, or in the ordinance" governing that department of our city government, which it is the duty of ihe voniTnuni'ty and the Common Council to seek out and remedy. To "all at? tention to...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 12 October 1899

('Continued From Pape 10 beyond the president's control and hos? tilities are expected at any moment. WlAR HAS BEGUN. LONDON. Oct. 12.?A dispatch to the] Daily Telegraph from Ladysmith, dat., cd Wednesday, alone among the spe? cials received, declares that war has begun by the Boers in the 'Natal. The' correspondent says: "Free State Burghers have seized a ; train at Ha.rrism.ith. which was t!i ; property or the Natal government. I Lust night a. mounted patrol was ston? ed by Boers. The men's orders were I 1:0!. to tire unless they were tired upon." The other dispatches only represent that 'hostilities are imminent. TO OCCUPY NEWCASTLE. DURBAN, o.-t. 11.?Authentic infor uuation from I .adysmit hi confirms the: hepoi : that it is lie- hit ?ntion ? f the Boers to occupy Newcastle immediate- 1 DIAMONDS AND .1KWEIS STOLEN, j llurnlar? Make a ?ich Haul In Kathie''-' <!??!>. r*rr Mint Jlxllc? Wlimttni Itolilied. ( By Telegraph.) P.ALEICIL N. P.. net. II. A special to...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 13 October 1899

V?L. IV. 243 Swarming Over the Borders, Seizing British Territory. TERRIBLE WAR HAS BEGUN Orange free State In a Peculiar Attitude --Technically at Peace TV Ith Great Britain, Although Trausvaal lias Declared War. (Bv Telegraph.) J Ol LYN NESBU BO, Oct. 12.?Wat was declared yesterday. The Cormal declaration occurred at 10 o'clock this morning. CABINET -MEETS TODAY. BON DON, Oct. 13.?When the eabl net meets at noon today it is evident, the Peer advance will be in full swing. Judging from public appearances, the Boers are preparing for a simultaneous invasion at five separate points. Laings Nek, Kimberley, Vrysburg, Mafeking and Lobatsi. Therefore, it is almost impossible to guess the plan of cam? paign. A despatch from Durban. dated Thursday morning at S o'clock, an? nounces that the Boers seized Alberti r.a station and demanded the keys, v.hicli were delivered to them by the station master, who reached Ladysmith on a trolley ear. The excitement at Ladysmith is increasing, and the tr...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 13 October 1899

Henry Roane Put Where He Will Not Hit Another Officer. AND ANOTHER MYSTERY No It. cor'l of llio Drjmrtur?. of H Young Mnu In ? Drrnit Suit. Mr. Martiu ?ml Mis Honor. Nothing Dong Ity Wnnvlcii County A II I liorl tie*. There were sever;., incidents in the Police Court yesterday that were of more than usual interest. Mr. W. T. Moss presided for Justice .Crown and dispose"! of the offenders in short order. Chief among these was one Henry 3Roane. the negro w'.\ > escaped from Special C. & O. Officer Pettus some lim., ago after dealing that officer a terrible blow in the fa e. Roane -was nrr-.M..\V in Portmoui.li and brought here. His Honor sent, ne? rd him to six months in jail. Roane is a negro whs has .1 past. <>nr,. before he was arrested in Ports? mouth on some eharsa and put in jail. He escaped through a window, with banlcuffs on. 'I hr tedium of the proceedings was relieved during the session by a scene between His Honor and Mr. &am...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 13 October 1899

READY FOR THEM Consulting Engineer Alexander Potter Here, THE CONFERENCE YESTERDAY Formal Meeting <>t 1 he Pp. clal Sewer Com mlmtton Will 1?? Held Saturday Alt*r noon.ltATIIlbi In (erecting. Rulli *t al Hack. Mr. Alexander Potter, consulting en? gineer on 'the sewer system, accompa? nied by his 'Wife, arrive 1 at Old Point yesterday and put up at the Chamber lin. Shortly afterward, they came on up to Newport News, where Mr. Pot? ter had a consultation wi't'h the may? or, commonwealth's attorney and su? perintendent of sewer.;. This confer? ence lasted albout an hour. At its con? clusion, His Honor announced that a special meeting of the sewer commis? sion would be held Saturday aPernoon at which 'the whole sewer situation would be 'considered. This meeting will be an interesting one. The Delawai e County Trust. Safe Deposit and Title Insurance Com? pany, which has been engaged in < om tpleting Honan's sontrart. will be repre? sented by its president...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 13 October 1899

C. E. TH ACKER. Editor and Manager, j PUBLISHED EVERT MORNING j EXCEPT MONDAY j ; BY THE Oailv 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, No employee of the Daily Press Com? pany is authorized to contract any obll- i gatlon in the name of the company, or I to make purchases in the name of the same, except upon orders signed bv the PUBLISHER OF THE DAILY PRESS. | POSTOFFICE BUILDING. Entered ait the Newport News, Va,, Postoffice ?s second-class matter. i FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, ISP'... NO INTERFERENCE. The official announcement that the United States government will no! in? terfere in the dispute between Cleat j Britain and 'the South African Rspuh- j lie -should set at rest the chimerical de- | mantis of those optimistic persons who | would have Uncle Sam rush in and re- I store -peace. If such a course promised to prevent war and its dreadful results there -can 'be no doubt that the effort to stay bloodshed wo...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 13 October 1899

HAMP, ACTED A NEW BOLE Commonwealth's Attorney Per? forms a Marriage Ceremony. MR. WILLIAMS-MRS. WENGEL The Contracting Parties Did Not Believe In the Minister'i< Authority and Se? cure the Services of an Of? ficer of the Law. 'f- " ' ? 'Commonwealth's 'Attorney -E. E. Mon? tague is not only an excellent prose? cuting attorney, but yesterday he prov? ed his usefulness as being competent of performing the rites of matrimony by ?tying the knot that made Mr. John Williams and Mrs. Rosa Caroline Wen gel, husband and wife. The ceremony was very quietly performed in the Po? lice Court room in the presence of sev? eral witnesses. T'iie marriage <">f this couple, who have once before been married, each to their choice, is unique. Sir. Williams is a native of Wales, ?while his bride is a German by birth. Neither believe in the marriage as spo? ken in the churches of this country, and in order to avoid this they deter? mined to have an oflicer of the law perfo...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 13 October 1899

m NEW YORK STOCK MARKET. j NEW YORK, Oct. 12.?The stock mar- j ket made a couple of feeble efforts to i advance this morning. The lethargy of the trading was an Invitation to bear aggression ami when a determin? ed leadership developed for that fac? tion, the professional element;- among the traders were quick to follow the; lead. A single block of St. Paul of i ?,500 shares was quickly followed by an-j other of 4,000 snares, offered by brokers! who are usually employed by the ac? knowledged bear leader. Selling gen? erally all around the room was the se? quence". The t wo large blocks of St. I Paul were at 124'/? and the price had' fallen to 123V4 in a few minutes. Tin- j Grangers. New York Central. <'. C. C. and St. Louis and the leading high priced specialties were the principal! sufferers. Brooklyn Transit was under | conspicuous pressure and dropped to ? Sf>%. Pullman made a brilliant ad? vance of S% points on the coming al>-| sorption of the le...

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