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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 23 March 1898

Associated Press - Dlspatclies. ft************************* VOL III, NO. 66. 10 part News. THE KENTUCKY PARTY Governor Bradley and Staff Will Arrive Today. A MELANCHOLY INCIDENT Bottlcm of H'liirilcey to ite Broken on Sides or the Battle-ship. Local Ar? rangements Tor the Launch? ing Completed. (Special Do tine Daily Breiss.) 'LBXl.N?TON, KT.. March 22.?T3e ?fw^en six and seven hundred Kentuek ia-ns left here on special and regular trains eve:- the -Chesapeake & Ohio i-aM way for 'Newport News rivis artenrn?on to be present at the christening <>' the battleship Kentucky on Thursday. There was a sad feature at the occa? sion by reason of the death of Gover? nor Bradley's sister. Mrs. Ma.iguret Scott, at Somerset. Althousrh mis' wois ?it'ti allowed to interfere with the or raingemen-ts for the christening, it east a damper over th-evnt.re party, a.nd' wiil ?continue to do so until tin- ceremonies are over. The special train is called' the "Hoard ?of T...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 23 March 1898

HITE CAPS. mm jrm Methods Adopted DrVl? of Wales. le di It stf liews stranse and vigorous ng the laws of mor of Llanbister, which hills of the purely ^Jt^ty of Radnorshire. h 1 jeei breach of the laws they believed to nt "ed, the parishioners , E:0 formed what is a "Rebecca" gang, variety of costumes, j*xity black, serenad as.uquent's house. The suspected was also nearly nude con phed to the River iws close by. In its ubmerged. and then kward and forward or ab: no u for the space of utes. While in the ade a desperate at ' but in crossing a . opper, and was re , d were then made wn the fields, and d with straps and escorted back in nan's bouse, where } in judgment. The ? rrined to undergo d to inarch up and nd in band. Their frand, besides, they ? any other indlgni J'jers were procured, vious prevailed on s'loi to administer lishment. ' y affair appears to ' test satisfaction to fno feel that a great ^innocence of their f-'.utted. |1e aTISEMENTS. im |toiA>MONIO STUD |tlU-r...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 23 March 1898

J. F. ROWE, No. 10 Queen St., Hampton, Va. STYUSH WOMEN are not necessarily rich, hut they are always wide awake. They keep their eyes open and' get their clothes at a store were large buying mlaates low prices.where styles are fresh an? new-^goods tempt ins and UiuraWe. For example see J. F. ROWS stock today. THINK IT OVER CAREFULLY. We have only one request to make : See out shoes before yon buy. If we can't give you mure style, eonvfort and long wear for (he money than you can get eusewheie, why, then?buy else? where. All we as-k is a chance. I>o not think yrru can afford not to give us that chance ? i Hi Q? Iii sis ?l Hi Has been making appointments for many months to public offices. He has failed to give me an appointment, but I have been honored with the appointment of the agency of W. L. Douglass' celebrated $3 $4 and $5 Shoes. Call and see for yourself the handsomest line ever be? fore shown in Hampton. Our store has been a scene of wild excitement during the past...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 23 March 1898

e dr i sr hac IEIR Will HEBE i:t} _ eh . !iee; 'nuea from first cage.) n; nt . upon '.Mr. Svv.rurton und arrangements as it deemed , ,s matter was left entirely hi *'r" . tli- committee. President W; *v?ted than the committee pre I 'Ojo'dnue'd to meet the Young _ji?*ik:ss 'Association, of Rieh ??' 'rged. as two would be _nt. Upon motion of 'Mr. ahne commEttee was empowered jjClto its number, and the * u of the asso iution olso to D1 miwbera or citizens as he lai" lit. Cuptain Marye next s] rt he had been approached n n Post in regard to the Hunt . , utlcw actCng as esc<>rt tor Gov I sh Hope Tyler and his party. :-a- went to the shipyard. When |hatmemh?red that Governor W. by. of Kentucky, was coming 'jch style it would never do to ' g'inia ?rutdone, and that the Inhacort '.-iht.u'id include the wbc.h * "(Regiment." This was decided ie regiment includes twelve lea! s. or ab out f.;ur hundred men. I Marv- iftate'd that he .wanted lr,tn-.-v''M.-n,s As.*.elation to...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 24 March 1898

Press DispatGhes. VOL III, NO. 67. Battleships Leave the Ways This Morning. DISTINGTISHED GUESTS Governors or Kentucky und Vlreinla Ar- 1 riye. Many Visitors Pouring Into the City. I'rotnini Tor the Day. Thlts is the diary. OFlnom their ways this imornung two HeagtUily floa'ttrog .fortresses, the Keur surge and' Kentucky, w?ll glide into ?the historic James to Jota. Uwale Sam's fleet of fighttog miawhiijies. :- ?nho.usands of people will see the mew toattliectfidpis plunge Imto 'the water. -It will mot only 'be 'the greatest event in .he history of Newport News, tout it ' iwiMl be tlh'e 'gteatest in Ohe annals of . navaj shipbuilding-.. It wMl ibe the first tiiime two modern 'battleships were ever liaamched from the same yard on, ?be .same day. That the launch, wild he a '-'success there is every assurance. Pre? parations for the launch haw been , calrnied out to t'he minutest detail. tN?th?inig h'as heen- left undone. F*rom the.tall ?mtld'tainy masts on :the ships streamers of bunt...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 24 March 1898

. E. THACKEK, Editor and Manager. PUBLJSHED EVERY MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY. BY THE ?aih@ Press ?ompnny, POSTu-EFICE BUILDING. SUBSCRIPTIONS. Dally, twelve months.W tXally, six months.* Daily, one month . '? ?*Vfly, one week . 3 : All business, newa letters or tele grannie dispatches should be addressed * DAILY PRESS. lETLEPHONE CALL.SSM Advertising rates furnished on appli? cation. Contractors are not allowed to exceed their fpace or advertt-e othei than their ligltlmate business, except oy paving especially for the seme. Ad? vertisements discontinued before the expiration of contract will be charged for at transient rates for the time In? serted. The Daily Press may be obtained every moruing at the following pl<?oe?; Crossley Bros.. Washington avenue. J. A. Cory, Acre. Chesapeake & Ohio Restaurant. Charles Robinson's, No. 7 Ivy avenue. J. N. Lawrence's. 211 -Twenty-seventh street. THURSDAY. MARC I EUOU'D (MOUTHED PATRIOTS. General John B. Cordon, telis a. story ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 24 March 1898

if I5W PORT NBW3 ADS. The sale of our ad? vance styles of sd ring hats. We again have complete stock of sizes in all shapes. "OUR IMPERIAL MATS" are the equal of any in the world. Price $3.00 and $4.00. Anticipate Your Wants Buy a suit and over? coat if you need it or| not. You can save at east a third of the value, even if you have [ to put them away for next season. The Reliable Clothier. Shoer and Matter. NEW DANK ATIONAL OUILDING COMMISSIONERS' AUCTION SALE OF VALUABLE REAL ESTATE NaiAlRj THE CITY OF NEWPORT NEWS. 7.4. "(to execution cf a decree of the Law .and Equity Court of the City ot Rich? mond, in the suit of E. if. Crutchfield Wiho euss and etc jplalntiff vs. [New? port News Company et als defendants, on iDecemtoer 17th, 1897, we, the under stsnedi 'wiill sell o.t public auct>jn, on the premises, on . THURSDAY, MARCH 24TH, 1898, at 1:30 o'clock P. M., the following property, to-wlt: Lots 6 to 17. excluding 9. Block No. 3. ILots IS to 37 In Block No. 3, all of B...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 24 March 1898

Ousted by a Strict Party Vote. CUBA IN THE SENATE. Vivid Word Picture of the Horrors Bad Bar. twritieu of Concentration on the. Is? land Drawn by Mr. Gatlloger, of New Hampshire. (By T?le*T*ph.) ?WASHINGTON. March 23. R. T. ' - Thorp was today given the seat from - the Eoiutb Virginia district. Sidwey-P. Epes, who obtained the eertneate of election, was unseated by a strict party vote. Mr. Thorp was given the seat by a vote of 151 to 130. The Republicans without a break voted' for Thorp, and the Democrats and Populists with the exception of Mr. Howai d. of Alabama, a Populist, voted for Epes, v Mr. Rhea ('Democrat), of Kentucky, and Mr. Hay (Democrat), of Virginia, spoke for the sitting member, whir.e Mr. Epes spoke in his own behalf. Mr. Thorp contested the seat of Mr. McKenny in the last Congress and was seated. The Republican majority In the House, which was 52 when the House convened aast summer, is now 54. SENATE. WASHINGTON, March 23.?A vivid word pictiaie of the horrors and b...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 24 March 1898

Brief hum of tue Foun??r oi Newport* N6WS. f\ QREAT RAILWAY MAGNATE. Over 75,000 Men Employed in Conneetion With His Various Interests. Collis P. Huntington was 'born in IHarwington, Conn., In 1821. His early schooling was ' such as the average country boy re.elves, and h? is a self ? educated men. When 16 iyears of age lie went to New York. After spending several months in that city he went to Onei.nta. N. Y., and engaged in the general merchandise business with his brother, Solon' Huntington, with whom he iremalned a few years. In 1S49. when the gold fever broke out, he started for Caliifbrnla, via the Isthmius of Panama. iAfter being detained1 three months on the Isthmus he finally sailed for Cali? fornia, n?here h? soon went into the hardware business, taking as his part? way. After innumerable problems had been studied and' solved, and' almost insurmountable difficulties overcome, the railroad was finally completed to Ogden. Utah, May 10. 1S69. Not content with the most remarka...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 24 March 1898

TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES Direct Steamship Lines to All Seaboard Cities and Foreign Ports. CHESAPEAKE & OHIO SYSTEM Stretches Its Way Into the West and Con? nects With Other Railroads That Thread the Country. Newport INews is not lacking in transportation 'facilities. Situated on Hampton Roads, tlie magnificent gateway of the Old Domin? ion, the city ihas a natural harbor that is familiar to all sea-faring men, and any ship, no matter how large, can steam into port and drop anc hor along? side the -wharves. Owing to the Inden? tation of the Atlantic coae't line at this "point. Newport News is nearer the open sea on the one hand and to the interior centers of population and production on the other, than any of the Atlantic ports. The harbor is a natural refuge, in ell conditions of wind and weather, j of incoming vessels seeking safety j from the furies of Neptune and a rttg- j ing sea. Little was known of Newport Newn ] a decade ago. Then It was a hamlet, j Today is a fl...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 24 March 1898

THE SEAPORT OF THE SOUTH News Forging Ahead of Other Atlantic Coast Cities. New York and Philadelphia Jealous of Our Im? mense ! orcign Trade. A Few Facts and Figures Newport Nenv, "Tihe Golden Gate o^ the A-t'lantie," as it is imost appropri? ately- termed, today commands rank among the foremost of America's com? mercial cities, where fifteen years ago it was -practically an unknown quantity As an export point it Is rapld'ly forging tc u.e rrnnt and now gives promise of one day claiming the distinction to which it is rigl.U'ly entitled by reason of its naturally advantageous s cuation. iU? connection with the great producing region of the -west, its magnificent wa? ter front and hai1>or capable o-f Hoat.ng the very largest vessels at any stage Ol the tide an-" its unrivailed facilities for exporting me -products of this great American nation?the distinction of b.? ing fhe greatest seaport city on the At? lantic coast of the United States. It may seem like exaggeration to...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 24 March 1898

CASKEY BROS'. FOUNDRY. Finest Industry of Its Kind in the Country. The foundry of Messrs. Hugh and "WrtHaim Cask, y covers an area of 300 by GOO feet, and give? emplovmeut 125 iiion. Bot* proprietors are practical men, who ore thoroughly familiar with oil the details of their busine.ss.in wh(<-li "bey have -engaged for 'thirty years, sixteen of which they were In business in Philadelphia before removing to Kewport News in February. 1896. There are in the foundry twenty-four 23-inch furnaces, which will melt eight tons of Hugh capket. brtLSs at a single lion1*.. Tlvere is rili--? a Col linn eupalo Qiaving u meiting <xnt?tc uy of twelve tot s per hour, and another of eight tons cniWcity, both of which a if used for melting iron. The equip? ment throughout is complete in every respect ond (includes tA\*v>immense (Jhitrty ton traveling cranes and several of smaller sizes. The most important productions of the foundry are Cas key's manganese bronze and wh...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 24 March 1898

PRICE 5 GENTS. Kearsaroe and Kentucky SiiGG^ftiilu Launctiea this Mornioo. Distinguished Visitors from Washington, Louisville, Lexington Frankfort Ricdmond and Other Places. The first-class battleships K.-arsaig-, and Kentucky were successfu lly htuneii cd this morning ui the ya-td of the Newport News Shipbuilding and Iky lH.ck Company, in the p'reseu-.e of u Uli-icng of . in I h usiasi t-' 1 ? t:t t? is. Tlo- Kdiisargc. nam-VI after Hi-- fa? mous sloop thai t.uitne. win.'a distiii guis'lied h-r.-elf in th- civil war by sinking 'the Alalba.iiut ..If CherlM'uirg. France, was launched Iiis:, in accord? ance w ith tie- pKrnn for inn 1 11 - .1 sonic ?weeks ago by the officials of tlo- n.ni puiny. 'Mis. Mer-'bei.-t Wimsnw. wife of Lkuietiuiiit t'.uiaiuutl-r Win..;..?, I". S. X.. christened Hie K.-.crsu ia;- . wil-ib b glided down th-" ways au.l out ii|-.n the rive'r us natuialily and buoyantly us a young Uu.-k take? n. water. When the Ke>M*arge hunt been safely moored' alongsi...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 24 March 1898

What It Has Contributed to Our Navy and Merchant Marine. FINEST PLANT IN THE WORLD History ol tlie Soutn's Greatest Industrial Institution from Its Inception to tlie Present Day. 'Anlms capital i in this porta.nt consldenyt luring plant's?I he fuel, iron and lu:i in immense quant of West Virgin;.! IUIl'1 -M r. George Clark. 'Superintend, nt of Con? struction. Collis I*. 'Huntington, the founder of Newport 'News, derided to establish at this port the greatest shipbuildlngpiant in the world. Just a decade ago the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry lice!; Company was organized. .Mr. ('. 1'.. Orcutt was selected to take the active management of .the details connected with this vast undertaking. Under Irs immediate di? rection as president tie- enterprise con? ceived In the mind of Its founder uns completed two vears later. In October. 3S9J. Mr. SommeivN.'S'm.ithbeeanie gen? eral Superintendent of t'he works, com? ing to this city from Philadelphia. His wide experience as a ship Ibuilder ...

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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 24 March 1898

NEWPORT NEWS Briet Hlstoru ot Me Soutifs Greatest Seaport. i FORTRfllTS OF MUNICIPAL OFFICERS Some of the Advantages of the Phenomenal City at the Mouth of the James. Like other Virginia cities Newport News) can lay claim to some historic Interest and dates the origin of ins naime hack to the old colonial days when the Virginia coast, and, especially the Jaimes river was the 'Mecca for Engli-h settlers. Unlike most Virginia cities, (however, there is nothing 'left standing today that figured on the site of "New port's News" three hundred or even as Jute as a hundred years ago. Not a building standing today was in evi? dence twenty years oago. The city is practically newly constructed, a.nd lias all modern improvements. When Captain John Smith returned t to Jamedown in 1007, after making an I exploration of the Chesapeake Bay ami E Its tributaries, lie found only thirty I vestments, convmenced active opera ? lions, tlie town wau ?well on its way to i the .position to which its many n...

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 24 March 1898

C. E. THACKER, Editor and Manager. THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 1S9S. THE LAUNCHING. The successful launching of the bat? tleships Keairsarge and Kentucky is fine crowning achievement of the New? port News Shipbuilding and Dry Deck Company. It is gratifying to every? body in this city that the greuust event in the history of the great plant has passed off without even the suggestion of a hitch in the program. Few persons who saw these twin ter? rors of the deep as they glided flom the ways have the faintest conception of the vast amfcunt of thought, skill and labor required to place a large vessel in position to be launched-. We congratulate the Newport News Shipbu.iding any] Dry Dock Company upon the flattering success which has attended- its greatest undertaking. SHIPBUILDING UN THE SOOTH. The same influences which operate in marking the south th'e nest section of ! *lhe country for cotton, dirtm and \"arious other manufacturig industries, conduce to conditions favorable for shiipbu'ildl"g...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 25 March 1898

Press DisDatGH6s. VOL in, NO. 68. NEWPORT NEWS. VA.. FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 181)8 PPT^TT single copy, two cents i IXAKJJCj one week, ten cents An Immense Throng Witness the Launching. INCIDENTS OF THE DA > Kentucklann Smash Holtles or W hinke; Against the Mounter Hull or the UattleHhfp Named for the lllue (trasH StHte. A mare successful ev-. nt Is not record? ed in- the history of shipbuilding that that which transpired at 10 o'clock yes? terday morning, when the prow of th( tbattleship Kearsarge, fre-.d from th< bands which held her to the spot or which she was born, slid away to th< rippling waters of the James and wa; borne far out upon the bosom of tht u.reara. Over 20,000 people, heedless o; the sharp -breeze that swept in from tht northwest, thtvnged the yard and for- et their way as far as they could toward ?the big ships, while several thousand others looked on from vessels in tin river. When the Kearsurg* began tf ? MRS. WINSLOW. move they sent u...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 25 March 1898

C E. THACKBR, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERT MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY. BY THE Baity frpss Company, UMITKO POSToFFICE BUILDING. SUBSCRIPTIONS. Dally, twelve months .54 Daily, six months . X Dally, one month . '. '"'arly, one week . 1 AH business, news letters or tele graphic dispatches should be addressed DAILY PRESS. -TELEPHONE CALL .?14 lmportaut to Advertisers. Parties other than those having ledger accounts with this paper, civic societies and military organizations, are required to pay for transient advertisement? in advance. An Increase of 50 per cent will be cha,ged for transient advertise? ments not paid for in advance, and no transient advertisement WM! be booked for leas apace than one inch. To Ulua Nsate: one half Inch la 25 cents, one inch S cents for one time, when paid In ad? vance; but ther will be 75 cents if charged. Transient advertisers will save money by remembering thla notice, which applies In all oases, Irrespective *f financial responsibility. Advertising ra...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 25 March 1898

NEWPORT NEWS ADS. The sale of our ad? vance styles of soring hats. We again have complete stock of sizes in ail shapes. "OUR IMPERIAL MATS" are the equal of any in the world. Price ?3:00 and $4.00. Anticipate Your Wants Buy a suit and over? coat if you need it or not. You can save at east a third of the value, even if you have to put them away for next season. The Reliable Clothier. Shoer and I Hatter. NEW DANK ATIONAL OUILDING SV3ADE ME A rsrotsn , Sleeplmaness, etc., oauiod j eretions, Theu reetora Loit Vitality In o'd or joudr. ncd _ nt a man for study, bamlnow or laarrian?. SfePrersnt Insanity and Connuxtption it uluu* m time. Their >im ahew? im mediate imprer? JBMltnrJ eflecta a ClfltE There all other fail In ?U* npon hoTtnc thm enraina- Ajnx Tablets. The; un eana thousands an* -wi i 1 euro yon. WestvsaDO?. illn vrlttm gnurantM to act k euro ?fl Atc t Vor cale in I.'ewrpogt Newa, by A. B. G Kirt M-rtt tit aa-tt B. D. Chandler -CONTRACTOR. Grading, Kxcavutlng, Carting...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 25 March 1898

Continued From 'First Page.) TT. S. N.; Commodores IMcXadr und WlaiMace: Senatfore Thomas 'S. .Martin, of Ylrgtiniia: Senator J. L. Ram'togB. of Utah: 'Representatives Jacob Yoaf.W.A. Jones ar.d Peter Otey.Va.; Represen? tative A. J. 'Hopkins, of Min>c"s; Repre Benltatlive D. A.'Mereer. Ex-Se n<a.:or Bloc k t>urn: Representatives D. H. Small and E. S. Settle, of Kentucky: Pres? ident C. 3. OrcuM. Of the Newport News Shipbuilding and -Dry D.K.-k Conri jxainry: Naval Constructor J. J. Wood? ward and wife: Mrs. Genera" Pickett. CM'itfe Belle Tyler. Mnss Miles, ?lfiss Mary Oroutt, Oitiv. Bradley. Hon. John F. iR-ran, speaker of "che Houne of Dele? gates; Hon. Thomas Temple Powell, of Newport News. INCIDENTS OF THE LAUNCH. Joseph MaCDonald. the ,'ivet h. ater. attired in bran new overalls, presented the lioral model of the Kearsarge to Mrs. Herbert Winslow. aits. Wlnslow responded by informing t.rve proud '.ittie man that she would, * n her return to Bost...

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