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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 5 February 1899

BIG MONEY , FOR NORFOLK Large Sums to Be Expended at Sewell's Point. ANDREW D. JONES PRESIDENT A Toivn of Ilntidsomo llomcii Itennll* fni Ground*nnd Witte Streets-Hp* lo-liiiu- Sowci'tigo, Light, Water Appliances Olid NuZIOrb Hotel Upen Ilm Yeur ?uiuul .tu Ideal Locution.' ? Ii p i A Well-known rCBl estate buyer Bald, In a speech delivered before the Busi? ness Men's Association a few years ago, that If a man would be guurded by a llttlo common sense in placing Invest? ments in Norfolk real estate lie would never lose a cent; that of the whole country, from the Atlantic to the Pa? cific, from the Great Lakes to the Gulf, no better opportunities can be had than right here in Norfolk. This is not only the ?rplnlon of Nor? folk people, but the facts show that business men and capitalists, profes? sional men and mechanics, from nil parts of this great land an? looking this way. Daily the .Secretary of the Board of Trade is in receipt of letters from all parts of the United States nsklng...

Publication Title: Virginian-Pilot
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 5 February 1899

IN SOCIETY'S REALM tors. Thomas J. Randolph gave a crtrd party on Monday evening Ih honor of lier guest, MIS9 Corner, of BavrtnnaN, The occasion was ? v?ry charming one, and the tinted lights thrown by lamps, With the fragrance of cut dowers, lent a soft glamor to the scene. Euchre Was played, and when the Saint- was over a handsome supper whs sftrveB oft the card tables. Til bo present were Miss Ro?a Mette?, Mlsa Heath, Miss Anna Taylor. Miss Etta Smith, Miss fccan Ramsay, Mlsa Lelia Qarnett, Mi&3 Myra Vaughn, Messra. 13. Heath, K. A. "Woodward, W. Smith, 1* Loyall, S. Forbes, T. Qarnett, a. Milh.uK>. The Wednesday livening card Club m*t at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Jordan. On Bank strceU TUo parlors prettily decorated with palms and lamps, and was a scene of mirth and ft oon cheer US- tli.ise pi lyera progre*?*d Irani one. table to another In the ever fafcetna .ug same of euchre. When the points wert counted it wun found t^iat Urs, J. V. Block well had won the great? e...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 5 February 1899

WATT. HETTEW & CLAY. WATT. RETTEW & CLAY. Store Closes Pr* mptly at 6 P. H.; Saturdays, iO. WATT. RETTEW Sz CLAY. WATT. RETTEW & CLAY. The Great Manufacturer's Sale of Splendid Separate Skirts. It gets proper nourishment 1 ous and healthy growth. That's why this general fact stands out so bold The transaction was noteworthy, the public expects of this store. This great sale passes to you regular It was unusual. But, that's what FOUR-DOLLAR BLACK MOHAIR SKIRTS AT $2. TEN-DOLLAR BLACK SILK SKIRTS AT $6. We repeat the description of them as follows: These tit $2 uro made of rich figured satin herber, figured mohair, and black novelty gocds. They are cut generous In every way. Have the new pleated back. Ar.- excellently lined with per.ullne and bound with vel? veteen. We've sold dozens of tlum a; $$.48 each. These. $2. Thor" at $tl are made of heavy all-silk brocade Black Satin Duchesse and heavy ull-sllk brocade Black Gros Grain?magnlllcent large, med um and small set-ligur...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 5 February 1899

Lwrc i^lT vW_q D/tj^c M-GREAT SPECIAL RUSH SALE OF^-. Cr V I IjI^V^/*^? Hosiery t Hosiery I Hosiery T A Dcmonsliation of the Groat Power of Cash. Thonsamis of Pairs of High Class Hosiery, gathered at a mere fraction of their full value from some great Importers of Foreign Hosiery, hungry for money. So much Hosiery Goodness never before uuder one root. Hosiery tor Men, Women and Children?all can be supplied in this great Carnival Rush Sale of Fine Hosiery. Prices cut no figure in this great Hush Sale, the price is the merest yaluc of the Hose, our object is to unload quick, and at these prices the fact is assured. Below we will only mention a few of the lots, tor they are too numerous to tell of all; but there is enough (or all that come early. Come Quick, as they will surely go off with a rush. Everyone buys Hose ? everyone wears Hose. Why not buy when such prices prevail. Exceptional Silk Sale. Monday only, 24-Inch Pure silk wUv. Surah. In those colors only: light blue, pink, cream...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 5 February 1899

ENGLAND SENDS HEU WISHES FOU THE NEW YEAH. ?Figaro. DRAWN BY FREDERICK OPPER Xo ( lirilcp, "Which fin you consider proper," B.'iid the man who is very precise, ?' 'ennned beef or 'tinned beef?' " "Well," unswi red tho young man, "I'm afraid l can't give an unpreju? diced answer. I was in the army, and I didn't feel much like having anything to do with either of them." ?Washington Star. A Xupolron. "Why does Bunts go around with Iiis hair pulled down over his fore? head and his shoulders ail hunched tip'.' It makes him look like a mon? key." "I know it. S'omn one who had a grudge against him once told him that he looked uu,. Napoleon, and he believed it."?Answers. Major Jugby: "Yes, sah; I get up at 6 In the morning and ride 20 miles before breakfast.' Colonel Rumford: "What's the idea?" Major Jugby: "It gives me an all day thirst, rah." Filipino: "Now. sec here, what am I? An American?" Uncle Sam: 1 don't know yet what you are, but 1 think I know what you are going to be." Filipino:...

Publication Title: Virginian-Pilot
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 5 February 1899

NEWS FROM RICHMOND AND OTHER PARTS OF VIRGINIA. RICHMOND NEWS BUDGET Dr. Hobson Appointed Quar? antine Officer. TERM; EXPIRES MAY 1ST. 1901 Hin drrinu Kuforcemont or (he Oji? tor Law?Ban on With Jewelry ? Children Lout-Winnie ItnTla Rlon* iiuicul-Tablet to Ibe Memory ol Dr. Hogc-t'nse to Bo Trlnl In Anlirllle. - (Special to Virginian-Pilot.) i Richmond, Va., Feb. 4.?Governor Ty? ler to-night announced the appoint? ment ot Dr. Samuel W. Hobson to the position of Health Officer of the port of Newport News, to succeed Dr. A. C. Jones. The appointment of Dr. Hob? son ends one of the hottest contests yet decided b;? Governor Tyler. Probably a majority o* the physicians of New? port News were applicants for the po? sition, and two from distant counties applied, though the contest Anally nar? rowed down to the candidates?Dr. Joins, Dr. Hobson and Dr. Cooper. Friday Dr. Cooper was again pat on the track, bis friends hoping lie would be able to get in as a dark horse. It Is probable that fir...

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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 5 February 1899

the news from virginia continued fromT?GLTteR THE OLD DOMINION Brief Items of Interest Picked Up Here and There, Friday afternoon Andrew Smith, aged 6S years, for many years yardmaster of the Baltimore and Ohio railroad, at Staunton,, whilst supervising the shift? ing of a freight train, stepped on one track, his attention being eiiRaged by cars on another track. Before he could escape one loaded car rolled down the grade, and mangled an arm, leg, and the abdomen. In a few minutes Mr. Smith was dead. Mr. H. P. Drlggcr, a native of Dan? ville, and Miss Elizabeth McCarron" daughter of Mr. Prank V.eC.trron, of Lynchburg, eloped to Washington and | were married Thursday. The Diamond Hill Baptist Church raised $8,300 for all purposes last year. Mrs. A. II. Plccker, of Lynchburg, who has been critically ill at Salem, ?where she was visiting when stricken. Is reported a. little better. Mr. Samuel Waldron, of Lynchburg, an aged and highly respected citizen, who dletl Thursday at the advance...

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 5 February 1899

the: news from "the old north state and its capital STATE CAPITAL NEWS NOTES Legislature Whiling Away Time in Raleigh. MARKED DISSATISFACTION People Iiiipntleul f?t Dolor In rnsnliiK Bill Itcqulriug Ncnnrnio <nm For tue Boom? Dealt* or or an otdCiti Kcu?Present Tnx.cn to He < .lii taou-Wife Murderer ? Allowed to Cousoltdni o. /'*?SErl -1 ? fT"-' (Special to Virglninn-Pilot. ' Raleigh. N. C, February 4.?There is ?marked dissatisfaction in regard to the legislative delay in passing a bill re? quiring separate cars for the races. .There are several bills of this charac? ter. A committee took them all und then appointed Senator Jerome a sub? committee to draft a bill. Now, as the saying goes, Senator Jerome Is "di? vided." The fact Is that the bill Intro? duced by Representative McLean, of Warrlck, is by far the best, and Sena? tor Jerome might as well take it as It Stands. Such is the popular comment. Slow, but sure, progress is being made by the Democratic caucus on the franchis...

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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 5 February 1899

I As the Telegra To warn the crafts and commerce floating over the "Old Blue Ocean," so does that man or woman, with the Almighty Dollar in their pocket, ready to buy for CASH, and free from the prejudice of buying goods because they are cheap, tower above they who can only buy as best they can, or they who think the very best cannot be had, because the price is ridiculously low. I i \jCG> 5*^1 ^f"f* F"^?2*"f(t*\ VG> T V~\ O \A/i #Hl cs. s?ch an outpouring of the people, such selling of Shoes never took place before in Norfolk or Portsmouth I?lr\0 V^l ICJI I t?? 1*^ VV I as |ias the past Nvee|(> which was in answer to our last Sunday's announcement that In presenting facts and figures for the coming week, we want to call your special attention to the change in our price list?not an item but what would be good value at almost double the price?and the same applies to thousands of pairs and kinds which are on our Bargain Table not here mentioned. $1.69 ?FOR MEN'S ?3.00 TAN SHO...

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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 5 February 1899

PORTSMOUTH LOCAL NEWS AND ADVERTISEMENTS PORTSMOUTH AND NORFOLK_COUNTY What Virginian-Pilot Rep? resentatives Hear Daily. BRIEF ITEMS OF INTEREST Ihn Movement? ol rcnple lu Whom lb* A?cr?fc Header' I* Jnier mtril-Happening-* in ? Itt? tlx ?x, ItvllfflROUS nml Social ? If clra-A t'oicciiii or t'uinre 1. venia. Mrs. George W. Kins is quite sick n: tlie family resilience, on South Street. The February term of tlie Hustings Court will convene next Thursday. There will be a grand jury. The streets arc in a horrible condi? tion from the snow and continued rains. Yestrrdnv morning a colored woman twisted her ankle and fell on South street, near Mi.Idle. She was carried to her home, on Columbia Btreet. There was a run-away ami smesh-up1 on Green street yesterday. The wagon was badly damaged and the driver ?slightly hurt. Mr. James Moore is acting clerk of the maiket during Mr. Grant's Illness. It rained nearly all nlgbi Friday and cleared off the crossings, und this was greatly appreciated ...

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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 5 February 1899

THE KNICKERBOCKER ATHLETIC CLUB AND ITS POISON MYSTERY. After dragging along for weeks the poison mvsterv In Vew v.-,rL- <,??m? .? . nun. it ,s soul by District Attorney Cinrdin*. ula .,, . 2 tn "p "^nng solution. Two m>? and a woman HEATH OF EMMA ABBOTT Pathetic End of Queen of the Lyric Stage, Brnvcil the PlillcM ?'ol<1 to Nlnz n Coimutiiptl re's Itrf|tiieiii and Iu romclousl j Saug Her Ottii Dirge? Her Nleknesa nml Dcntli. Miss Emma Abbott, tho acknowledged queen of the lyric stage for a number of years, was well and favorably known In Norfolk, where she appeared several times. To those who remem? ber her tho following pathetic story, from tho pen of Mr. H. C. Stevenson, of Dallas, Tex., who knew her well, will be of Interest: There was a. time, it was not many years ago. when every city in the South looked forward With emotions of pleas? ure to the coming of Emma Abbott. Every admirer of grand opera regard? ed it as an epoch or the year. Hut aside from her extraordinary...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 5 February 1899

REVIEW OF MARKETS FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL Bloch, Money, Bxcliaiga Bonds, Grain, s~ Cotton, Pnuislons, Etc. ff7-"_ i "New York, Feb. 4.?The market was strong the greater part of the day, but ?arly gains were lost and prices re? ceded until they had made a slight Uet loss on the day. The bank state? ment decrease in surplus o? nbout one und three-quarter million dollars was the ostensible reason tor prices running j oft la the late dealings. London was a purchaser In thie market, and the tone there for American securities ended ?rm. Locally there was a continuance ?ot purchases by large interests noted Sycsterday, and round amounts of short contracts were covered. Confident buy? ing of high-priced stocks, Including New York Central and Pennsylvania, gave strength to tht rest of the list. It was announced that New York Cen? tral was to operate the West Shore Railroad more directly, and lhat a se perate organization would be main? tained only as far as the West Shore board was concerne...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 7 February 1899

VOL. II?:NO. 109. NORFOLK, TA., TUESDAY, FEBRU, llllDIIUtj I.DiY V"""""'iieiiinii1"""""l'Hr ] WEATHER FORECAST FOR TO-DAY I NORFOLK AND VICINITY? [ I Rain or snow; colder; northeast ? S wind;. i 2r?>" ??T"-'?.T?TTT'TTTTrTTT? TTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT M?rf 7, 1899?TWELVE PAGES. THREE CEXTS PER COPY. flGUINfUDO FILRGLLY ATTACKS MANILA v/ J ' Repulsed With Heavy Loss By Land Forces Under Generai Otis, and Warships Under Admiral Dewey, A SURPRISE ATTEMPTED IN TBE NIGHT TIME A Shot From an American Sentry at Filipinos V/ho Refused to Halt Was Accepted as a Prearranged Signal and Was Followed by a Terrific Fusiladc Alon-; A^uinaldo's Entire Line?American Soldiers Perform Many Deeds of Conspicuous Gallantry? The Concord, Charleston and Monadnock Throw Death Dealing Sli ells Into th Enemy's Ranks?Filipino Losses Estimated at 2,000 Dead, 3.500 Wounded, and 5,000 Prisoners?Our Loss Comparatively Light?Dispatches From Dewey and Olis?The Fighting Admiral's Message to Aguina'do. (Dy Telegraph to Virgi...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 7 February 1899

FOUND. -TT, 0UNT>.? lXHNTHrR DOG. WHITE JO undor body, whit? stripe down foro liea?' color, reddish brown. Owner can apply at Cottage. Toll Brldgo and pet tho dog. fei-3t* __LOST I" OST DOG.?IRISH SETTER, FE k main. reddish brown over body, whlto under neck and breast. Answers name Brown'.e. Reward of $5.00 for return to 223 York street._fe2-tf _BC^ARDJERSi_ BOARDERS WANTED. ? A COM fortr.ble furnlsbed room witli nrst okss board: good location: home com? forts: private family; price moderate. 'JO Charlotte street. _It ANTED . ? BOARDERS AT 131 West Bute street. fo5-3t? w TWO GENTLEMEN CAN SIXTH RE good board: convenient location; With bath. Address A. B. C, Vlrglnian Pllot. City._fet-3f PLEASANT FURNISTIED ROOM, with or without board, at 241 Church street, opposite St. 1'aul's Church. jaM-lm* AG ENTSJAJ ANTE D. WANTED.?X OR 10 YOUNG men of good address, who are experi? enced solicitors. Apply between 1 and 2 p. m. February 7th, to C. S. PIERSONS, Jlotcl Gladstone. It eopons\mHTTm...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 7 February 1899

WEATHER REPORT. Washington, Feb. 6.?Forecast for Tuesday: Virginia?Snow in northern: rain In southern portion, probably followed by clearing, except on tne coast; fresh to brisk northerly winds. ./ North and South Carolina?Hain, fol? lowed by clearing except on the coast; colder; fresh winds, becoming north? westerly. Norfolk nuil Vicinity WEATHER FORECAST FOR TO-DAY Rain or snow; colder; northeast winds. CALENDAR. Sun rises at 7:01 a. in. and sets at G:37 p. m. TIDES. Norfolk?High water at 6:21 a. rn. and ] 6:50 p. m.; low water at 0:07 a. in. and 12:47 p. m. Old Point?High water at 6:00 a. m. nnd 6:29 p. m.; low water at 11:46 a. m. and 12:26 p. m. METEOROLOGICAli DATA. .Maximum temperaturo . 41 Minimum temperature. 33 Normal temperature. 40 Departure from normal.minus 3 Departure from normal since Janu? ary 1st.plus 2S Rainfall In past 21 hours.82 Rainfall since llrst of month.1.72 Mean humidity .100 III ICO. TAYLOR.?Oh Sunday, Dtlt lnst., at res? idence of her husband, Nuttatibu...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 7 February 1899

VIRGINIAN - PILOT. <? ?BY THE? (VIRGINIAN AND PILOT PUBLISHING COMPANY. I.0RF0LK VIRGINIAN AND DAILY PILOT. (Consolidated March. 1393.) Entered at the Postoffico at Norfolk, iVa., as second-class matter. office: rnxrr building. CITY HALL AVENUE. NORFOLK. VA. OFFICEBS: A. H. GRANDY, President' M. GLEN NAN. Vice-Presldent: W. S WILKINSON, Treasurer; JAMES E. AL? LEN, Bfecretary. BOARD UK DIRECTORS: A. H. Grand)', M. Ulennan. L. D. Starke, Jr.. T. W. Shelton. R. W. Shultlce. James E. Allen. D. F. Donovan. Til It UK CKWT? PER OOI-*Y. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: The VIRGINIAN-PILOT la delivered to subscribers by carriers in Norfolk ami vicinity Portsmouth, Rcrklcy, Suffolk, ?\Veit Norfolk, Newport News, for 10 cents per week, payable to the carrier. By mail, to any placo in the United States, postage free; VAU.T, one yei?r ? 80.00 ?? alz wontlM - - - 3.0 ?? Ihrre laontlis - - 1.30 ?* oneuioutli ?...??? ,r,u ADVERTISING RATES: Advertise? ment! lnaertea at the rato of 75 cents a Square, first I...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 7 February 1899

Absolutely *Pvre. Powder Makes the food more delicious and wholesome HOYAt DAKmO POwQfR CO.. NEW YORK. PULPIT TOPICS SUNDAY Synopsis of Some of the Sermons Delivered. - "Spirit Filled lifo" by Dr. iiihninn, in CnmberlaudKlrccl n. E. Church ?"Judging" Dt?ciissefl bv Kfr. Mmitii, nt DUclpl??? * hurcb. At Cumberland Street M. E. Clmreh, South, Sunday morning: the pastor. Rev. H. E. Johnson, D. D., preached an able sermon on the "Spirit Filled Lire," taking as his text, Eph. B-1S: "And be not drunk with wine wherein Is excess, but toe filled with the Spirit." The Doctor said "that the text was a peculiar one, because of the two op posltes contained In It?one beim; the spirit of evU, the other the spirit of good. "A man filled with Intoxicants It not himself. He will expose matters con? nected with his domestic affairs, If he is a man of family. He is not in his normal state. Ho will roll In tho gut? ter, get, covered with filth and mud; he will walk the streets in that con? dition and c...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 7 February 1899

THE CHANGE INJONDiTIONS Wrought by Ratification of Peace Treaty* TWO VIEWS OF THE SITUATION Secretary I.oiir Don Sot Think Ad? ?Illrnl Dowry Xcetl? Any Ordern 'I lie Sollte? M ill Tiitto Xii:>i>llra to Hie Fieri ~ Agonclllo. Aguliinltlo-s Rcprca'oiitnllve, 1'lod Ituhi ilic Capital lo fcscnpa Arrest. Washington, Feb. 6.?The Important news in Washington to-tlay was the ratitlcatIon of the peace treaty and the receipts or lists of casualties rrom Gen . era I Otis. As to the change In conditions wrought by the ratification ot the trea? ty to-day. there Is a variance of views, nnd Adjutant General Corbln and Sec? ond Assistant Secretary Adee, of the State Department were giving the mat? ter attention to-day, with the idea of being al>!" tu send full Instructions for his future guidance to General Otis im? mediately. TWO EXTREME VllOWS. The extreme view on one side is that until the Spanish government ratifies the treaty it Is not of legal effect. Ac? cording to that view, theref...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 7 February 1899

NEWS FROM RICHMOND AND OTHER PARTS OF^RGIM?T RICHMOND ' NEWS LETTER Messrs. T. C. Pitcher and M. T. Cook Will Be Candidates. MRS. WRIGHT PLEADS FOR SON A Pardon Urnut cd - Desire? 10 llnlini In Itcgutiir Army?General Ander? son, und Colonel Hiera Will Visit Iliivnnn?Klcliinoinlor In Mnulln ? A Ilrllllnnt Ilotiblo Blurrlnge II01 Hi of .11 r. Wine, (Special to Virginian-Pilot) Richmond, V.l., Feb. G.?Among the Governor's callers to-dny was Hon. T. C. Plicner, member of tlie House of Delegates from Fauquler county. Mr. Pilchcr Is just from Wnshlnston, ana Is on his way home. He and Governor Tyler had a Ionic talk over State poli? tics, discussing In a general way the working of the I.ecislature of the last session, and the work to be done at the Bcsslon which will convene In Decem? ber. Mr. Pllcher Is understood to he a can? didate for the position of Speaker of the House of Delegates. He will cer? tainly be a candidate it re-elected, of Which there is little or no doubt, and if Hon. J...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Virginian-pilot. — 7 February 1899

THE NEWS FROM VRGMA^ONTINU^ NEWPORT NEWS A Stranger From Massachusetts Attempts Suicide. A Went luilin Sciro Mnrdcra nhlp mnto-Ft ve Prl?ouer? Eacitpe From jnii?The BlnokbnrnvDavIa? Holly (Ml-Dentil?C'oiitrncl? Vor Skips. Newport News, Va-, Feb. 6.?Frank Aronson. a stranger tn the city, at? tempted to commit suicide this morn? ing In Dyson's saloon, on Washington avenue, by gashing his throat with nn ordinary pocket knife. It was a de? liberate attempt at suicide and the man undoubtedly would have bled to death had not medical aid been sum? moned In time. Aronson walked Into the saloon about S:30 o'clock and called for a drink of whiskey. After gulping down the con? tents of the glass and paying for the drink, he walked to the rear of the place and entered tho toilet room. There he proceeded to try to end his misery by cutting bis throat. The man was discovered shortly after by one of the employes, who asked htm what he had done to himself. Ut? tering an oath, tho injured man struck...

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