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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 19 January 1899

] IN TWO PARTS. ! fcTTTTT *TTT ?TT Y"T TTT T T TTTTTTTTTTTTTTT TTTTTTTTTTTiT? vol. ii?no. 93. ?"""HIliuiUHUlllJUIR 1 WEATHER FORECAST FOR TO ?quo mi ig l-DAY I NORFOLK AND VICINITY? E Fair; colder; fresh north to north? ? west winds. C tttttttttt. *?TTTTTTTT.TTT norfolk, va., thursday, jan u aby 10, 1899?tw ely e pI5 Ei! three cents per copy. THE PHILIPPINES IN THE SENATE Mr. Bacon's Speech Against Assumption of Sovereignty. BEAUTIFUL AND FORCEFUL &a Eshnuiitlve Argument Against Hetnlnius fr'orclbln PonsONSlon or tlie InlnmlM nnrt Denying TIiciu tlio independence Unnruiitccd the t u, bann-Kenn I Is Wlilcli Will Accrue from Aflnptlon of Ilcnolnllon. (By Telegraph to Virginian-Pilot.) Washington, D. C, Jan. 18.?The fea? ture of to-day's session in the Senate was a speech delivered by Mr. Bacon (Democrat )ot Georgia, In support or his resolutions declaring that the United States would not assume mhV erelgnty over the Philippine islands. Mr. Bacon Is one of the orators of the Senate...

Publication Title: Virginian-Pilot
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 19 January 1899

LOST. jr OST. ? OVERCOAT. WITH KID JLi trlovcs in pocket, about dark yester uay evening, between Atlantic City bridge and cotton m il. Finder will please leave (innre caro virgininn-Piloi, receive reward._It* WANTED. WA X T R D. ? BY AtN EXPBRT Stenographer; seven yours' expe? rience In rairoad. law and other lines shorthand work: pupils for practical shorthand course, day or evening; grad tiatos can procure positions. Address "S. B.." care Virginian-Pilot. Jal'J-lw* WANTED. ? PRIVATE pupils in shorthand and bookkeeping. Ad? dress D. It. COX, Norfolk, Va. de29-lm? WANTED. ? SCTERAL FIRST- | <-lnss canvassers. Apply room No. S, 22? Main street, over .Martin's phar? macy. It ANTED. ? DADY OR GENTLE man, at once, to handle household specialties; uu'uuo and forcible plan to assist you In disposing of same. Apply Room 406 Columbia Building. Jal8 Tii IRST - CLASS PAINTER WANTS I X? werk. Address PAINTER, caro Ylr gl a lan-Pll ait._Jal7-3t? WA N T E D. ? A MIDDLE - AGED white woman for ...

Publication Title: Virginian-Pilot
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 19 January 1899

WEATHER REPORT. Washington, Jan. 18.?Forecast for Thursday: Virginia?Fair; colder; light to fresh north to northeast winds. ? North Carolina? Generally fair, ex? cept on the coast; colder; fresh north? easterly winds. Maximum temperature. 40 Minimum tempenture . 37 Normal temperature . 39 Departure from normal.plus 1 Departure from normal since Janu? ary 1st.Plu8 36 Rainfall in past 24 hours.01 Rainfall since first of month.2.00 Mean hulnidlty . 98 WEATHER. Fair; colder; fresh north to northwest winds. CALENDAR. Sun rises at 7:16 a. m. and sets at 6:17 p. m. ' TIDES. Norfolk?High water at 3:06 a. m. and 8:2fi p. nu; low* water at 9:IS a. m. and 9:24 p. m. Old Point?High water at 2:45 a- m. and 3:04 p. m.; low water at 9:08 a. m. and 9:03 p. m. Monuments and BriiBStinu. The selection sf a suitable memorial In marble or gran llo can be readily made from our slock, far wo carry the largest assortment of finish td designs in the South. HE CuU.ER MARILE WORKS (Ksldbllaken GO Tenrs.) inn-...

Publication Title: Virginian-Pilot
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 19 January 1899

VIRGINIAN AND PILOT PUBLISHING COMPANY. MRfOLK VIRGINIAN AND DAILY PILOT. (Consolidated March, 1S3S.)_ Entered at the Postofllco at Norfolk, Va., as second-class matter. OFFICE: PILOT BUILDING, CITY HALL AVENUE. NORFOLK. VA. OFFICERS: A. H. GRANDY. President; M. GLENN AN. Vlct-I'i tshlent: W. S. WILKINSON, Treasurer; JAMES E. AL? LEN' S.-eretary. BOARD OF DIRECTORS: A. H. Grandy, M. Clennan. L. D. Starke, Jr.. T. W. Shclton. R W. ShuRlce-, James E. Allen, D. F. Donovan. _ TIIKKtt ?JKNTJ? PliR COI'T. ' SCRSCI tTpTl 6 N RATES: The V1RGINIAN-R1 LOT Is delivered to subscribers by cnrrlers In Norfolk and vicinity. Portsmouth, Berkley, Suffolk, West Norfolk. Newport News, for 10 cents per week p.ivablo to the carrier. By mall, to any place In tho United Kt.iteh, postage free: DAILY, otto jronr - S.voo ?? nix UIOIllll? - *?'? ?? ibro? moullH - - Mo ?* one men It: - ?? ? .aO ADVERTISING RATES: Advertise? ments Inserted nt the rale of 73 cents .i Square, first insertion; each subsequent Inse...

Publication Title: Virginian-Pilot
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 19 January 1899

Makes the food more delicious and wholesome ?o?At 8AHIX0 power* CO.. niv vosk. BRAM?LETOH WARD. Mr. T. F. Staylor, of No. 213 North Reservoir avenue, is orvnflned to his room from the effects of an accident In the navy yard some days since, in which he received a painful cut on the head from tho blowing cut of a plug in a boiler under steam test. Mr. James E7. Martin, one of the old? est residents of the ward, is seriously ill ait his residence, No. 727 West Brani b'leton avenue, and his condition yes? terday was reported ns alarming. Mr. E. W. Bray, of East Bramblcton avenue, is In Washington, D- C, at? tending the National Convention of the Brotherhood of Marine Engineers as a delegate from the Norfolk Brotherhood. The Lower District Union of the Portsmouth Bnptlst Association will convene in quarterly session at Spur goon Memorial Church on Thursday night of next week at 7:30 o'clock. The Introductory sermon will be preached by Rev. A. B. Dunaway, D.. D.. of Port Norfolk. The ass...

Publication Title: Virginian-Pilot
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 19 January 1899

TUE l-AGAN COURTMARTIAL To Commence in Washington City Next Wednesday. Composed <>f Tlilrlecn Army Officers iv hu ueuernl Jierritt at tiio Ilend ? How Bauern! ritgnu Will lie Re? lieved I'rom inn v. f (By Telegraph to Yirgtnlan-Pilot.) Washington, D. f., Man. is.?The de? tail for the court-martial which Is to try Commissary General Charles P. Hagau, on charges growing out <>f Iiis statements before tin- War Investigat? ing Commission last week, In which lie severely attached General Miles, was made public ut the War Department to? night. The court is made up of thirteen nr my officers, of whom Major General Wesley Merrltt is at the head, and judge advocate, ami it is to meet In this city on Wednesday, the 25th in? stant, or ns soon thereafter as practi? cable, this qualification being neces? sary because a number of the members are at distant points, and will require some days to adjust their affairs and reach this city. All the officers com? posing the court, save one, ...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 19 January 1899

RICHMOND NEWS AND GOSSIP Minority Report From the House Military Committee. QUOTED BY COLONEL BRYAN .viiil (o llnve Hern Cscd In an A(ldr*M Heimo it Hntl Horn I'rcsculoil to ( iin-rm ? Ilcprciiriiiut I ve Ji.i liny Forging '" ?'?<? Front?Want Virginia Lnnil?Kews Notes of in? lorcNl, (Specifil to Vlrglnlan-Pllot.) Richmond. Va?, Jun. IS.?Friends of Congressman James Hay in this city and Washington are discussing the re? cent use which it is claimed Col. Wil? liam Jennings Bryan has made of the former's report from the Military Com? mittee of the House. Mr. Hay prepared the minority re? port of tile committee at the request of his Democratic colleagues. It is a very able exposition of the reasons for op? posing the proposed increase In size of tho military establishment. Recently Mr. Bryan was in Washington and sent for Mr. Hay to come to Bee him. It was nut convenient for Mr. Hay to call, but he sent Mr. Bryan a copy of the minority n port which he had prepared, and would submit. ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 19 January 1899

Tili; OLD DOMINION Brief Items of Interest Picked Upv Here and There. ;r-.Tr -. - <, T. ? ? ! George Smnllwood. a former resident of Clarke county, _but having been em? ployed in the establishment of Mr. Bel ler. at Charlestown, for the past eight years, was so severely crushed by a freight train at the station at Berry ville, Tuesday night, at 9 o'clock, that death resulted yesterday morning. Mr. O. R. Beamy, of Spencer. Henry j county, died Sunday, from an acciden? tal gunshot wound received Christmas day, aged 35 years. The man who was killed at Peeks ltill, N. Y.. with a ticket from Lynch burg to Ellcnsville, N. Y., has been identified at Edward Lockers, colored, of Lynchburg. A number of hogrt in King George county are dying of cholera or some other disease. A large fleet of barges has arrived at Fredericksburg, and will be loaded with railroad ties for the Philadelphia market. A marriage license was issue In Washington yesterday to William Pat? terson, of Mcrrlfield, Vn.. a...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 19 January 1899

NORTH CAROLINA NEWS MATTER Bills Submitted in the Gen? eral Assembly. ARE AFTER JUDGE NORWOOD udlolnry CoiuinHtco instructed to Ascertain the Trulli ofCertain Du? ?lenlrtl ? barges - F.leuientnry Alf rlcultnro 10 llo 1 hubIiI Pnl> llc McbAOU-BVi A, Im Olflclnl? ai? teuil major Tucker's Funeral. (Special to VlrgtnInn-Pllot.> Raleigh, N. C, Jan. 18.?Several bills were introduced in the Legislature to? day looking to prevention of removal of cases from State to Federal courts. One of theso was considered by the committee, but no action was taken. Its Introducer declares that its provi? sion, requiring all foreign railway, In? surance, telegraph, express, steamboat and telephone companies doing busi? ness in North Carolina to take out charters 1n this State and thus abandon the right to remove cases, is constitu? tional. But the committee will look very narrowly Into the matter. PRIMARY ERECTIONS. Bills were introduced in the Senate to provide for primary elections and to allow su...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 19 January 1899

PORTSMOUTH LOCAL NEWS AND ADVERTISEMENTS PORTSMOUTH ?ND NORFOLK COUNTY What Virginian-Pilot Rep? resentatives Hear Daily. BRIEF ITEMS OF INTEREST Hie Movement* of People In Wbom Clio Avemto Kr?der In Inlor rslcd-Happcnlug? *>? Lfjul-Bm Iura*. Kcllsroim null NocIhI C'lr ctoe-A I-'orccnsl of Future Events. The Atlantic City visit will ho the principal topic of discussion at the next meeting of the Independent Steam Fire Engine Company No. 1 of this city. Capt. Henry O. Sampson, of Dubuque, la., was In the city yesterday. Mrs. Samuel T. Hand is 111 nt the residence of her husband, corner of Chestnut and King streets. The condition of Mr. W. J. Rogers hnd not Improved a great deal yes? terday. He is Buffering from a severe attack of the gri:> ami congestion of the kidneys and iungs. Santiago veterans are becoming num? erous. Two more of them struck town yesterday. They looked ns ;f that campaign had a very depressing effect upon them. O- Jones, colored, was assessed nnd costs in t...

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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 19 January 1899

PORTSMOUTH ADVERTISEMENTS. _Continued._ THE BUSIEST CLOTHING STORE. JANUARY SALE, OF MEN'S SUITS AND OVERCOATS. BARGAIN MONTH OF THE YEAR, Record Breaking Bargains S7.45 IN FINEST CLOTHING AND OVERCOATS. $7.45 It would not take such a cut to move them, but wo want to do It In a hurry. Everybody knows what splendid patterns they are and what splendid made tip garments they are. See our windows. $7.45 SALE PRICE $7.45 shoe: department. We tell you every week about those Men's Hand Sewed in Tan and Black, at |3.F>0. the best Shoe for wear, lo .ks. comfort and keeping In shape. We don't hesi? tate to say as good as sold 'In United States for W..V). Try a pair, you'll be pleased with them. THE BRANDT COMPANY, 213 and 215 High St. STRICTLY ONE PRICE?FOR CASH ONLY_ ^.SIX PKIR OF_> 12=4 ALL WOOL BLANKETS TO BE CLOSED OUT AT ^-$4.39 a Pair, REGULAR PRICE $6.50 PER PAIR. emmett j3k^;lv^, TERMS CASH. 318 HIGH STREET. Keep Out In the Open as much as possible. Nothing like outdoor exorcise...

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 19 January 1899

FINANCIAL ?ND COMMERCIAL Stocks, Money, Exchange, Bonds, Grain, Cotton, Provisions, Etc. New York. Jan. 18.?The stock mar? ket, except for an Initial heaviness In sympathy with London, which, in turn, reflected the weakness of the New York closing yesterday, made i>ruotically an uninterrupted course upward. Tho gains were fractional In the gcnerul market, while the Grangers and minor specialties made substantial advances. Investment purchases were very heavy and largely concentrated In tho Grang? ers. Early efforts to cause to con? tinuance of yesterday's reaction lasted but a short time, ns there was no evi? dence of important liquidation, and London sales of sinne CS,000 shares were well absorbed. Commission houses buying was renewed and the shorts were forced to cover in a number of stocks. The market was comparatively dull in the forcn ">n and then gradually Increased in activity and strength up to the close. The feeling in London Improved and there were some re? purchases...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 20 January 1899

y^**f'1 *"'''''"11" """?""?"" iiintm| il? Pages[ i l I IN TWO PARTS. I JirTTTTTTTl" TTTTTTTTT TTT TTtTTTTTTTTT TTTTTTTT TTTTT* VOL. II?NO. 94. 1 3 WEATUER FORECAST FOR TO-DAY I NORFOLK AND VICINITY? = 1 Faij. warmer: light variable wind*. | \ becoming south. C NORFOLK, VA., FRIDAY, JANUARY 20. 1899?TWELVE PAttES. THREE CENTS PER COPY. THE SAMOAN SITUATION British and American War? ships to Proceed There. MEDDLESOME GERMAN CONSUL III* HIkIi Handed Proceeding* l*re ol|>itn(cd ?In- Conditions Vtbtrli Knn Tbrcnfrii Iba l'i'nc? Existing Belfrvcu K niK'ii .stnlo? iiikI Kuc Innd mid ilia ticrimui Empire ? I'rriont Mule of Affairs. (By Telegraph to Vlrglnlan-Pllot.) Wellington, N. Z., .Tan. 19.?It Is re? ported hero that, owing to the trouble at Samoa, growing out of the election of a successor to the la.te King Malle? toa, three British warships will pro? ceed there and that one American war? ship will start for the Islands from Honolulu. GERMAN THROWN INTO STIIEET. London, Jan. ID.?A s...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 20 January 1899

WANTED. WANTED . ? LADY CANVASSER to visit principal cities of Virginia and West Virginia; good pay. Room 14 Gladstone Hotel, between S a. m. and 11:30 a. in. to-day._If WANTED. ? CA.NVASSER. IiADY or gentleman, to handle useful household articles; by our plan they sell on Bight; big money; easy work. Room 406, Columbia Bullding._Ja20-3l ANTED. ? TO SELL. FOR CASH or good collateral, a good paying grocery business In West Norfolk. Rea? son for selling, owner cannot devote his witlre attention to tho place. For Infor? mation apply to 70 Commercial l'lace, Norfolk, Va. JaCO-lw C1 lltlTTvANTED?WHITE GlTlL. NOT x under 15, or woman to assist In housework In family of two. Apply Box 36, Berkley. It ?Ivted. ? TWO urn >.\|sT ft fi? nished or unfurnished, fer light housekeeping, by young man and wife must be In good locality. Answer by mall "M. II. G," Southern Hell Telephone Co., City. Ja20-3l? WA N T E D. ? BY AN EXPERT Stenographer; Kevin years' expe? rience in ra'lroad, law and other...

Publication Title: Virginian-Pilot
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 20 January 1899

WEATHER REPORT. Washington, January 19. For Virginia: Fair; warmer; light variable winds; becoming southerly. For North Carolina: Fair; warmer; light northeasterly winds. METEOROLOGICAL DATA. Maximum temperature. 33 Minimum temperature. 29 Normal temperature. *0 Departure from normal.minus 9 Departure from normal oince Jan? uary 1st.. A.l>lus 27 Rainfall In past 24 hours. T Rainfall since first of month.2.06 Mean humidity. V3 WEATHER. Fair; warmer; light variable winds, becoming south. CALENDAR. Sun rises 7:15 n. m.; sets 5:18 p. m. TIDES. Norfolk: High water 4:06 a. m., 4:31 p. m.i low water 10:34 a mi, 10:22 p. m. Old Point: High water 3:45 a. m., 4:10 p. m.; low water 10:13 a. m.. 10:01 p. m. riTRKWAI, N4?Tlf)K. Thd funeral of Mrs. ANN IK Mi EL HUM) will take placo from the residence of Mrs. J. B. LeKtes. No. 239 Hute street, SATURDAY at 12 o'clock. Friends are Invltcsl to attend. Interment in Ilm Le> Kles Maugoloum, Elm wood ce metcry. Monuments and Gravestones. Tho select...

Publication Title: Virginian-Pilot
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 20 January 1899

VIRGINIAN - PILOT. -BY THE? VIRGINIAN AND PILOT PUBLISHING COMPANY. I.0RF0LK VIKGtNiAN AND DAILY PILOT. (Consolidated March, 1S38.) Entered nt the Postoffico at Norfolk, Va., as second-class matter. OFFICE: PII.OT BUILDING. CITY HALL AVENUE, _NORFOLK, VA._ OFFICERS: A II GRANDY, President; M. GLEN NAN. Vlce-Prcsldent: W. S. WILKINSON, Treasurer; JAMES E. AL? LEN. F.-crelnry. BOARD OF DIRECTORS: A. H. Grandy M. Glennan. L. D. Starke. Jr.. T. W. Shelton. H W. Shultlce. James E. Allen, D. F. Donovan. Til II I K CKN PER COI'Y. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: The VIRGINIAN-PILOT Is delivered to subscribers by carriers In Norfolk and V.'clnlty Poitsmouth, Berkley. SufTolk. West Norfolk. Newport News, for 10 cents per week, payable to the carrier. By mall, to any p'lace In tho United States, postage free: DAILY, one yrnr ? - ga.oo ?4 ?ls mouilia ... 3.0 " ibree monttis - . I.rto " one inoiilti m ? ? .no ADVERTISING RATES: Advertise? ments Inserted at the rate of 70 cents a Square, llrst Insertion; enc...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 20 January 1899

Damno Powder Makes the food more delicious and wholesome ROYAL BAKINO POWOIW CO., >IW YORK. IN HONOR OF ?? ROBERT E. LEE Birthday of the Southern Chieftain Celebrated. 7 BY PICKETT-BUCHANAN CAMP An Klnjnnt nmiquct Korvc<1 nt Ibe Allnulle Itolol-Eloquent nnd P?? trlotlc Npceclma by Vciornni of (bo I.o?t Cnuse In Bciponn to Toasts ? Voluiiterr Tonsils Colled For nn?t KuMpoudi'd To. According to their time-honored cus? tom the members of the Flckott-Bu chanan Camp, Confederate Veterans, commemorated the birthday of General Robert E. Lee last night by a banquet at the Atlantic Hotel. The members of the Camp assembled at their hall at eight o'clock, and af? ter a short business meeting they pro? ceeded In 11 body to the hotel, where mine host Dodeon had prepared for them an elegant banquet. The tables were spread In the main dining-room, and were tastefully deco? rated with potted plants and palms. Just above the head table, between the flags that he fought so nobly for nnd looking...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 20 January 1899

OUR NATIONAL LEGISLATURE Mr. Turner, of Washington, Opposed to Expansion. MR, SWANSON RETAINS SEAT Senat? Adopts Siibultutt" Tor Mcar j>nnii Cnnnl Itonil Ami'iiilmpnt ? 3*i?i Southern >i;ni Appropriation Hefen led Tfl'cut yfutir Krputitt* calm Ji,iii lleuioernts of llmuo In itf /ii ' ii id Consider Drown, <By Telegraph to Virginian-Pilot.) Washington, Jan. 19.?Mr. .Turner, (Washington,) addressed the Sen? ate to-day on Ihe anti-expansion reso luUon or Mr. Vest, 'Missouri). He pic? tured the storms which the gallant ship of state had encountered and conclud? ed the figure with the statement that notwithstanding the trials it had under? gone, it had weathered them till thus far and had brought Into port its precious freight of liberty and nationality. The builders of the vessel, he said, were wise beyond their day and generation. Now, however, the noble craft, Its chart having been lorn to tatters was drifting whither she would on a. wild and un? known sea. This dangerous con...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 20 January 1899

Anniversary Celebration of General Lee's Birthday. GOVERNOR IN WASHINGTON Tito filler Executive nnil III* Two linunliiiTi In tlio Nnllonnl t'npllnl -Wctwli Vir?I ii Iii Itclinbiirncd For Money Kxpended In ( nbuu Wnr B. I?. Christian's Will?Two We<U ?lliiK?-NctTsy Molen or Interest* Richmond, Va., Jan. 19.?The obscrv anco of General Lee's birthday was quite general In the old Capital of the Confederacy. The Capitol and the State Library were closed; the City Hall was closed; the schools were closed; the banks wene closed: many business houses gave their employes a holiday, or half-holiday. To-night, at Lee Camp Hall, there was the usual watch fire at which the old "vets" related hun? dreds of storh s of war-days, and of the chieftain, whose memory has become tho heritage of Americans of all sec? tions. By the way, apropos of General Lee's birthday, an officer of the regular ar? my told me to-day that there were only two great strategists of the war?Gen? eral Lee and General Jackso...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 20 January 1899

m OLD DOMINION ; t: i ? Brief Items of Interest Picked Up Here and There, Mr. William Ira, Kennon, a highly respected citizen or Louisa county, died Wednesday night, aged 76 years. The Exchange Hotel, destroyed by fire at Boydton Tuesday night, will be rebuilt. "Wednesday night the bam of tho In? dustrial School at Manassas was en? tirely destroyed by Are. The stock was saved but all the feed destroyed. 'At Alexandria Wednesday, the old Occoquon steamer Alton was sold to the Richmond Prosphato Company for 82,600. Hereafter tha Bteamer will ply the James river. Miss Robie Cannon, daughter of Mr. John S. Cannon, of Spottsylvanla, died .Wednesday after a brief illness, aged seventeen years. Mm Bryant, relict of the late Andrew J. Bryant, of Roanoko county, d'led Tuesday. Mr. James Mann, of Nottoway coun? ty, has accepted a position on the staff jQf Governor Tyler, with the rank of colonol. Mrs. B. C. Vincent died at her home, near Staunton, Wednesday afternoon, aged seventy years. Mrs....

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