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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 17 October 1899

VOL. IV. 24G BOERS ON OFFENSIVE e - Oom Paul's Army Virulently Forces the Fighting. KlttBERLY PERHAPS IN VESTED Wires Dunn and Newa from tlie Field Meagre. Orange Free Slate Troop* Probably Hold Kallruad froiu Kluibeily to Orange Klver ( (By Telegraph.) LONDON. Oct. 10.?The Cape T>wn correspondent of the 'Morning Leader, telegraphing Sunday night, says: "It is reported that lighting began at Kimberley this morning. The railway has been cut at Belmont. A special dispatch fded at Dundee. Natal. Sunday afternoon, reports that Commander Viliean's force bad left Newcastle for Dannhauser. where the Transvaal flag has been hoisted oi;er the town hall. The gradual cutting off of outlying points at the scene of hostilities in South Africa from telegraph communi? cation reduces the accurate news ob? tainable to a minimum. NO RELIABLE INFORMATION. Thus far. however, no relable infor? mation has been received of any actual fighting outside of the affair at Kraai piin and occasional exchanges...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 17 October 1899

POSTPONED AGAIN Action on the Matter of Street Paving Material. TO Mm THIS AFTERNOON W,u in Time at the Sett* Ion of the Light and Wutrr Commute. , Though Mr. Stone Sayn He \V?? 15rl,.g Froz- u Ou'. Action lllocUetl The street eomi'mifttee" will probably make 'a recommendation to the council as tu paving material this afternoon. An adjourned meeting of 'the commit? tee will be held at 2 o'clock. It is under? stood that the Business Men's Associa? tion -ummitte. which has been inves? tigating the question during the past week. will meet with the council committee and give its members the benefit of any informa? tion it may have gathered. The street committee met last night fully prepared to act in the matter, but Mr. W. K. Barrett, of the Business Men's Association, explained that that organization had a committee investi? gating paving material, and would like the street c.nmitt'e to defer action until the business men's committee conl.i' report. 'Mr. Barrett was informed by several...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 17 October 1899

LIKE PALE GHOSTS The Ships of the North Atlantic Squadron Stole Away. OFF FOR THE PHILIPPINES Ciul??r Broi.ltlyii l.nrtbt ?! 1 C O*. I >< k. Tlif Tems sc Lambert'? 1' till O-allicg. Othrr Hir?-e Veisela Ku Konto to New York. Uncle- 'Sam's 'beautiful white war? riors of til*- deep have departed. Nut a a one remains of the splendid squadron which lay oft Old Point last week, ad? mired by thousands. Yesterday, the gallant ships weighed anchor and stole out of the harbor like pale ghosts across the waters. The most notable departure was the last?that of the magnificent armored cruiser Brooklyn, which at 4:4" o'clock started on her long voyage to the Philippines, where she goes to becem?; the flagship of Admiral Watson's new squadron. The Brooklyn came here with the other Vissels of the North Atlantic squadron and found awaiting her orders to make readiness to proceed to Manila. Preparations were at once begun. The vessel was coaled and put into sea shape. Saturday. Captain Jewell ...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 17 October 1899

DAILY PRESS C. E. THACKBR. Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERT MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY BY THE Dally Press Company COPY FOR CHANGES OF CON? TRACT ADS MUST BE IN BY 6 P. M. TO INSURE APPEARANCE IN NEXT ISSUE OF THE PAPER. No employee of the Daily Press Com? pany is authorized to contract any obli? gation in the name of the company, o: to make purchases in the name of the same, except upon orders signed by th. PtlBLISHER OE THE DAILY TRESS POSTOFFICE BUILDING. Entered ait the Newport News. Va.. Postofilce as second-class matter. TUESDAY. OCTOBER 17. IS!!!). LOTS OE TALK. The esteemed Jersey City News seems to have a misconception o* the facts in connection .vitii vie now tani ous Srmpson-'Schlev controversy. In depreciating the ??xhtfait.-e "f a con? dition of affairs which has > nr..: so much ill-will both in the navy and among outsiders, orr contemporary says: "Admiral Schley ins not ia'il a word in this entire lOiitr iv.-rsy to.I. t<> do him. justice, nei'k.T has Simpson. The...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 17 October 1899

HAMP1 Leaving Professor Cowies in an Awkward Position. HE'LL BE ASKED TO EXPLAIN Popular Teacher Makes the Charge That ' the Principal Abused Ell Authority, by Promoting Bla Brother Unde fervedly to a Higher Grade. The announcement made in Sunday's Daily Press of the resignation of Miss Mbllie Hope, a popular teaVher in the Hampton Academy, 'was the cause for much regret on the part of her pupils and patrons by whom she has been always held in the highest esteem. The circumstances surrounding iMiss Hope's determination to leave the school have been the subject of a great deal of comment among the patrons of the school. The trouble leading up to this de? termination arose at the close of the - session last year. and. while the au? thorities* connected -with the Hampton Academy" positively refuse to talk con? cerning the trouble, the Daily Press correspondent yesterday obtained the following facts from a person who is in a position to know 'what he is talk? ing about: Principal Dudley...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 17 October 1899

MARKET REPORTS NETW YORK STOCK MATtKET. NEW YORK. Oct. 16.?The stock market showed a firm undertone all day and ended with a vigorous upward movement in progress in a number of | the prominent stocks which arrested a reactionary tendency and made the closing firm. Net gains exceed a point in only a few issues. The principal ac? tivity "was in the prominent specialties. Brooklyn Transit continued to altrai ' a large share of attention. There wei renewed efforts to depress the stock. [ But the support was strong and it ended the day at the top price above S3. Sugar and Tobacco, the latter sel? ling ex-dividend, rose at one time three] points cash but did not save till their gain . St. Paul attained an advance of point. Baltimore and Ohio stocks we both strong. London's active dealings here were very small but the lirmness of stocks there and the lower rate of money In j London had a sentimental Influence here. So had the good showing made by the Bank of Germany. The rise hi the privat...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 17 October 1899

NOTES ?V SUIfPINU. Great interest centers in the two six musteil schooners to be built in Maine this winter?one at Camden, the other at Bath, i.ast season lliese two ports rivaled each other in tin- building of monster schooners, Camdoxi turning out the John 15. Prescott and Batli the Na thanial T. Palmer, each of about 2.24.~> too?:, both of which have taken coal ! rom this port. Thorr; has been much dispute as to which of these is the better carrier, and there is not much to choose be? tween them in this respect, although it is said that the John 15. Prescott has carried the largest cargo thus far? about 4.",00 tons of coal. Now these ports are to try for thei biggest schooner in the world?each is to build a six-master. The Ohmden vessel is to be built in the H. M. IJean yard for captain John G. Crowley, and others, of Taunton, Mass.. and is to be ::ir. feet on the keel. 34,ri feet on the deck and register about 2.T50 tons net, with an estimated coal carrying capacity of ."?,00...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 17 October 1899

BRYAN ON TBE STUMP (Continued from first page.) ing the stat" elections and charged the railroads and other Interests with be? ing combined to defeat the Democratic state ticket in order to secure- the re? peal of the law. "For this reason." said Mr. Goebel, "we want a Democrat? ic govrnor who will prevent the repeal of the law. For this reason we want to send true Democrats to the legislature I say Democrats. because we do not want Palmer and Buekner Democrat) or Brown Democrats who will see that it is not necessary to steal an election.'' THE STATE CO?NCIX, Of the Junior Order of American Mechanic*. The fifteenth annual session of the State Council of Virginia. Junior Order United American 'Mechanics, will con? vene in Cape Charles City this morn? ing. State Vice-Councilor Floyd A. Hudg ins, of this city, accompanied by sever? al delegates from, 'Newport News, will left for Cape Charles last evening. The evening train from Richmond brought down a large number of del? egates from t...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 18 October 1899

VOL. XV. 247 300 Boers Dead on the Field; British Loss, 18 Killed. SMALLPOX ATJOHANNESBURG Uvtly Skirmish Near Spytfonteln In Which Five Buer? Were Slain and Seven Wounded. Fighting at kbodi - sla Is Reported. (By Telegraph.) LONDON. Oct. 17.?A special de? spatch from Cape Town says that :J0fl Huers and eighteen British have been killed in a battle at Mafeking. Colonel Baden-Powell made a sortie from Mafeking in force and attacked the Boers who were investing the town. After fierce fighting the British car? ried the day. ALIWAL NORTH ISOLATED. CAPE TOWN. Oct. 17.?Aliwal North. Cape Colony, is now isolated. From Colesburg come persistent reiterations ol the report that the Boers have at? tacked Mafeking. being thrice repulsed with heavy losses. From other towns on the border similar reports are re? ceived. Smallpox has broken out here among the natives from Johannesburg. Eight cases have been discovered. FIGHTING ALL DAY. LONDON. Oct. 17.?A spe?al dis? patch from Pretoria, dated Octo...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 18 October 1899

BRICK ?ND ASPHALT Both Recommended by Street Committee Yesterday. must Mtirr me dhmand Commit Fitvorcil Mturt Ai*|>ll?I', Ilm tli? IV., j>l?, Cl ik in ort el for llrlck. lt?p rearutntiv. ? of It. tri. A. I'm BtJIlt K?iA<lt UttoUM. The street committee of the council ju<rt ye-ster'J'ay alter naon in adjourned Kt-fitsion and tackled the paving m&'teilal proposition again, lit.ally arriving at a conclusion, deciding to r. commend three paving material's: nsjphalt, 'rio cause the cc.-maiifLee was convinced that it was t'he best paving: vilrilled brick, because the pi uple "'' tire city seem to want it: Belgian btoek, for heavy grades and streets on which t'hfetv is exceedingly heavy hauling. 'I .ie ;.iup .se i the adjournment was to give the legislative eoavmitlee fri m th- Business Men's Association a i-han ?<? tu present the committee with tin- r< suit of its cogitations. All the mcmbeis of the f-'ti.I t'nnv .nvittee -were 'present but Mr. I.en-/.. Ol! the I .egi...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 18 October 1899

BROKE TBE RECORD Remarkable Brief Session of the Council Last Night. CHiliF DISCUSSION POSTPONED FMvIng Que-tluti Will bu Deil.intely Set tl<-rt Mt thn Next Mvfttliig. The Srwr Cnmpgny Munt l*ro c.ne<\ With Ix Work. For brevity, last night's council meet? ing broke che record. The business before Che body was transacted in a business-like fashion, and by 10 o'clock the City Fathers were home in bed. In order to give the eouneDmen not on 'the Street 'Committee further op? portunity to study the matter. the question of paving material was post? poned until next meeting. The council has taken a definite step in the sewer eomiplioa'-:ion. The com? pany has been oi'Jereei tc> proceed w'.'th the work within the next five days. There will be no additional lights for Che' 'present. There isn't money enough in the tieasury and too many council tocu. are-pulling in different directions. When the council was '.aileVl to oi'der, all the members were present and in their seats except Dr...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 18 October 1899

C. E. TH ACKER. Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERT MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY BY THE DaUv Press Company COPY FOR CHANGES OF CON? TRACT ADS MUST BE IN BY 6 P. M. TO INSURE > PPEA?ANCE IN NEXT ISSUE OF THE PAPER. No employee ?>!" the Daily Press Com? pany is authorized lo 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 PRESS. POSTOFFICE BUILDING. Entered at the Newport News. Va.. Postofflce as second-class matter. VV EDN ES I >A'Y < h 1T< I'BER IS. 1 $09. THE OHIO FICHT. It is said that u 'ommander-in Iii. f 'Mark llunna is going aioun'.l i ? 11 n? the laboring men in I hi i that , 1. y must not vote against the Republican ?tiic-ket in the Buckeye State this fall. u!s such a course would be construed as a repudiation of the adminfistratinn. In one sense of the word this would be true, fir rather, that is the way it would 'be considered in other sections of the country...

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Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 18 October 1899

HAMP1 MISS HOPE ENDORSED Teachers Commend Attitude of the Lady in the Case. IT" _ SCHOOL BOARD TO BE INVOKED Petition Asking for Investigation of the Case Beported to Hate Been Drawn Up. State Superintendent May Be Appealed To. ?/' ' " ' - t The trouble resulting- from the resig? nation of Miss Mollie Hope :is teacher in the Hampton 'Academy, owing to the action of Principal Dudley 'ft. Cowle's in premotiiiff his brother over Miss Hope's protest, is assuming an exceed? ingly disagreeable at-pe. t for Principal Co wies. The general concensus of opinion yes? terday, was that Mr. 'Cowles had gone a step'too far in insisting upon pro? moting "his brother after he had failed to pa^s his examinations. The matter was the topic of general conversation, and a. considerable amount of adverse cri?eish): 'was indulged in. There were interesting developments yesterday, and hefore the question is entirely disposed, of there are likely to be other interesting incidents. The teachers of the 'Hampto...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 18 October 1899

MARKET REPORTS NEW TORK STOCK WA'KRET. NEW YORK, Oct. 17.?There was a| short-lived demonstration by the bulls in the stock market today, but before I trading was suspended the early gains] were largely curtailed and in some cases more than wiped out. The strength was attributed to various] causes. The reappearance this week| upon the door of the exchange of sev? eral operators who took a large part I in last spring's bib bull market and | who have been on long vacations, may be mentioned as an important factor. The total sales of stocks today wer? 3S7.300 shares. The leading stocks closed as follows: Atchison . 20:H Atrhison, pref'd . 63V. Balto. & Ohio . 52% Canadian Pacific . ... 9 Canada Southern . 51%' Chesa. & Ohio . 25Vs Chicago Creat Western . 14Vf Chic. Bur. & Quincy .1301/ Chic Ind. & Louis . h:'. Chic. lnd. & Louis., pref'd . 14 Chic. & Bast. Illinois . 95 Chic. ?- Northwestern .167% Chic, Rook Island & Pac.1121 C. C. C. & St. Louis . 581 Co...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 18 October 1899

Til rices Washington Avenue and Twenty-Eighth St. Only at Washington Avenue and Twenty-Eighth St. (?CrBU3BIKSU ^^^L^tl snilP*y to nea(* tne*r ^eN?ws What's here told can but hint at J V-?P%rll what lies in store?of the thousand and one choices in prettiness and value?of the new conceits, with their dashes of rich color and their perfection of weaving; of the varhhued Capes, Waists and Skiir-is; of ihe handsome head gear, and in fact of all things which tend to add to the natural splendor of feminine beauty. Always count on finding what is INEW and UP-TO-DATE, and a good deal more for the price, on our counters. ? k^^^lM'^ It , I feu We have made a long and close study of women's dress requirements. Tins knowledge combined with oar well known desire to pleasa has been the means of placing our establish? ment in the position it occupies. Our stock is second to none,first to many, in fict, and we intend to maintain our good reputa tion and to ;uld to it, if possi? ble' From among the t...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 18 October 1899

(Continued from first page.) con)fldert;e expressed, but. imy friends, 1 would be unworthy of the confidence expressed by those 'bolting Democrats if I did not place the principles involvoU above a personal compliment. (Ap? plause.) I have a right to believe that the Democrats in this state will vote in 1900 for any Democrat they please, that they will want a Democrat who is ?true to the principles in which they" ?believe and one who can advance the cause to iw;hich they are wedded. If i am that man 1 shall be entitle,! to a vote, but 1 would not deserve your con fidence if H would stay in Nebraska and aBd the bolting- Democrats t<< eleet a 'Republican governor in Kentucky. 1 am interested in the triumph of these principles. ?HIS POSITION CN'ftH.-VN'GE'D. "I stand today where I stund in 1S9G. Seme- have criticised the .memtbers <d the'National Committee for taking part ill this contest. I received a telegram this 'morning from St. Louis. Let me read it to you." 'Mr. Bryan t...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 19 October 1899

I Associated I Press I Dispatches. VOL. IV. 248 Twenty Thousand Kentuckians Greet Him at Louisville. HIS REPLY TO J. Y. BROWN He Kmlorsex the Hooib Struggle AjjHliiht tirent )<i :tuln. AdmlDl?triitloii'h Pli'llp I?lne Voliey Arralgnetl. McKinley Coinp.tretl With Kfnj; tJeorge, (tty Telegraph.) tJOUJiSVIL'LE. :< V.. Oct. IS.?Twenty tin.11--.r n-1 'j.!>!?.- greeted W. .1. Bryan and the candidates on the Democratic stale ticket at Churchill Downs this tifterntioH. the occasion beln.tr the first deihions.! ration by local Democrats in Hie state campaign i.nw in progress. The crowU was tilled with enthusiasm. It was fed ti'poti oratory by the stale I traders, notably. ex-Sena t or J. C. S. Blackburn ami 'Win. > iocbel. and the champion of the cause in national 7m'. ilies. W. J. Bryhn. The barb.?, ue 'was the feature of the third day's program of the party which Iras been Slumping Kentucky in tlie in tcrest of the regular Democratic nomi? nee. They spent three hours at the joc...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 19 October 1899

Elmer B. White, the Plumber, Met His Death. HE WAS CRAZED ttlitl DRINK Another Fatality. Y?m-*g ?|jroCl?l Iton Orarhjr *Car?nil Innlmiil; Kill. <I. Sho W?s Picking Up Coal UnuVr it. A Forb ddrii Practice. - There were two fatalities in the eily yesterday. One w?s the suicide of a prominent white man. the other was the killing of a negro girl. The white man was Mr. Elmer B. White, of the plr.'mlbing firm or White & Fifer. He killed himself shortly af? ter ?! o'clock yesterday morning by Hashing his throat with a knife ami afterwards falling .Crom the window at his room to the ground, two stories be? low. The fall is believed to be ac i der.tal. The deed, it is believed, can be traced ?entirely to whiskey. The unf irtunate man was crazed with drink when he committed the violence upon himself, which sent his soul Into enternity. Mr. White had been drinking heavily for several days and Tuesday nigh;.it is said, he was on the verge of delirium tremens. Mis friends seem to think th...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 19 October 1899

Desertion 0f the New First ' Presbyterian Edifice. TO SE\T FOURTEEN HUNDRED the Cornerstone I.nsing 'Tomorrow Cotnplot? d Those Who Will be Present The KpMcopitl Ch'?rf h Notes of Intrrer t. .??<,r ? ._ "rhe event in chureh circles this 'week is the laying of the cornerstone of the new 'First Presbyterian church, on Thirty-second street. This ceremony will occur at 4 o'clock tomorrow after? noon and will 'be exceedingly interest? ing. It will be eonduettU. by 'Brcmond Lodge, A. F. & A. M., of this city, and it-ls expected that Grand Master R, T. "W. Duke, of Richmond, will be ?pneseivt. A'mong those 'Who will b*. j W*?rc is Judge B. R- Wellford, himse'f ?Past GrarAl iM'aster. and father of the ?pastor. Rev. E. T. Wellford. The hour is set at 4 o'clock t'o accommodate t'he XVjrfOlK ministers, all of whom are cx IH-Vfed to attend, as well as those from j *l*5a neighborhood. 'Preparations for the event are com? pleted. The cornerstone, a beaut ful piece O'f 'White North Carolina...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 19 October 1899

C. EL 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 r, p. M. TO INSURE A. PREARRANGE IN NEXT j ISSUE OF THE PAPER. No employee of the Daily Press Com? pany is authorized to contract any obli? gation in tin: name of the company, or to make purchases in the name of the same, except upon orders signed bv the PUBLISHER (JE THE DAILY PRESS. rOSTOFFICE BUILDING. Entered at the Newport News. Va.. PoBtofllce as second-class matter. THURSDAY. <mTOP.HR ill. ISt)!). PAVUNG .MATERIAL. The report of the street 1 ommitioe i:; reference to paving material , s tSie imerit of versatility and the advo? cates of at least three styles o'f paving will have reason to Ifeel gratified at the conclusion reached by the comm.1!ttee. So far as river road and the gradients of the principal s.tree'ts leading up from it are concerned there is hardly any di? vision of opinion. Nothing less sub? stantial than Belgi...

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