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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 18 December 1898

PIE fHE 1 Shipments of Coal from This Port for the Present Year. BLACK DIAMONDS TO BURN Lust Year's Business KxcecUcd Ky Nearly - I'onr Hundred Thousand Toii s And the Year Not Finished. Some , Striking Statistics. ? " ' - '* ^Newport News is the greatest coaling pQrt on the Atlantic coast, and her ?'?si ngj?s in black diamonds is increasing aiS/an enormous rate. The complete re Y'tkft for this year is, of course, unob? tainable for the reason- that the year itirihot- over; but there is little If any <J5iubt that the shipments of coal for thhs December will equal, if not exceed, tivose of last year. Indications are that ihfey will go ahead. '3The total shipments of coal from Newport News for the year 189S, minus tfie last half of December, exceed those oi the entire previous year by nearly four hundred thousand tons. The ship jpents of almose every month in the year exceed those of uvery month last jlrfcar. .January, 1898, broke all previous ?? retrord?, the amount shipped being ...

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 December 1898

O. E. TITA CKKH,' Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERT MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY BY THE Daily Press Company POSTOFFICE BUILDING. The Daily Press may b-> obtained every morning at the follov/mg places-. Crossley Bros.. Washington avenue. J. A. Corey, Acre. Chesapeake & Ohio Restaurant. Charles Robinson. No. 7 Ivy avenue. SUBSCRIPTIONS. Daily, twelve months . $4.00 Daily, six months . $2.00 Daily, one month.40 Daily, one week .10 All business, news letters or tele? graphic dispatches should be addressed DAILY PRESS. BELL 'PHONE..7........2514 CITIZENS' 'PHONE . 14 Entered at the Postoffice at Newport News, Va., as second-class matter. SUNDAY. DECEMBER IS. 1SIIS. OUR NEW PRESS. The Daily Press this morning i printed on a splendid Cox Duplex Web-pcrf;cting press. The installation of this magniliecnt piece of machin? ery was rendered imperatively neces? sary, the limitations of its old time press capacity making it impossible for the paper to handle its increased cir? culation and adve...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 18 December 1898

i'l ?? i. , ' A. CHRISTMAS GIFT. A Fivc-Ycar-OJ?l'? Christinas. ! '" Tlie little girl of five yenralikes noth? ing?as well as a grown-up dress. A cer? tain fond auntie experimented last year ?with a Mother Ilubbard made after her own pattern, yet cut down to fit the little maid. The dress was a bright ?green chintz trimmed with black rib? bons. The yoke was very sh ort and thei skirt was very full. An. edge of green all ?'.he way around ended with a train half a yardflong in the back, v* An immense wntteati bow of pink rib Bon was fastened at the back of the yoke and the ends swept the train. An? other member of the family presented the little maid with a very large pink paper fan. and another gave her a tulle poke bomiet triinmed with big roses. In this very gay attire the little maicl has played all day long every rainy day for a twelvemonth: and this year eh'e is to have new costume mr.de out of blue challie cut after a ten gown pattern. It has a train one yard long. DESIGN FOP, ...

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 December 1898

THE COUNTY CONTEST Lively . Fight for the Offices in Spring Election. PLENTY OF OPPOSITION! AU Hu- Incumbents Will Hnvi: Contes? tants in the General Election, if till Tick?'? to 15c CIicimvu. Democrat le l'rjiiiiiry Now Probable, jjj ' With the advent of the new year the campaign for the county olFiccs of Elizabeth City, all or which are to he tilled by the choice of the people on the fourth Thursday in May. 1S99, will be on in earnest. It is true there will doubt? less be contests within the ranks of. one or both of the two political parties, and ?these will occur at an earlier date. All the leading offices in town and county are to be tilled by this election, or by officials chosen at this election, in the county, a sheriff, treasurer, com? monwealth's attorney, cierk of the county court, clerk of the circuit court, magistrates and constables, are to be chosen. Nearly all of these are posi? tions of rcsuonsibility and with consid? erable remuneration attached, and ore. therefore,...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 18 December 1898

lilMitt?TMYS Ghastly Findr in, 4 a .House on Court. Street. CORPSE OF THOMAS PIPER In a Securely Locked ITou.se Where lit Lived Ahme. Iiis Dead Hotly !?"ully .Clothed, : Was Found , on Iiis lied. A ghastly and shocking discovery was mide yesterday, by Mr. G. W. Phillips and a small boy who had gone . to. the hcusG on Court street, which he rented to Mr. Thomas Piper, a well-known machinist. The occasion of their visit - to the house was solicitude for the .tenant, none of his friends having seen him for a week or more. Mr. Piper who was in precarious health,, had lived till alone since the removal of his ne? phew and niece. Mr. and Mrs. Henry .Hers, to Hamilton, O., some month?. ..J?.go;. ? Several friends and other parties had called, on.the lonely man recently, but finding his house closed tightly, doors * arid windows being fastened securely, they concluded he was out of town. Those who knew him best supposed he had yielded to his' niece's solicitation and gone to visit or to liv...

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 December 1898

Holiday preparations can te no longer anticipated, but ycu must come down to facts. Putting off till tomorrow is now past. It's today you must act. Time is up, procrastination at an end and THIS STORE is'a sparkle with hints of Christmas givables, for baby, child, miss or youth, grown up folks, mid= dle=aged, elderly and old folks. We have food for bargain hunters. Are you hungry ? Beauty, art and ap= preciative values are on the menu this week. Amid the glamor of the artis and ornamental, which shine out. in their tasty and attractive worth as works of art. Lets not forget to give something of intrinsic value in every day life for instance;] coats capes, blankets, comforts, etc., that will bring daily comfort to wearers. Dresses, wrappers, etc., for daily use. Handkerchiefs, gloves, col= lars, cuffs, neckwear, etc., rtto fell hourly needs. This firm takes every advantage in 'ilie purchase of goods and gives every advantage in the selling of them: here arc some useful articles in Ch...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 18 December 1898

% DISPATCHES. | VOL. It 1, ISO. 300. NEWPORT Industrial and Commercial Advantages of tfee "Golden Gate ol the Atlantic." PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS UNDER WAY Virginia's Most Enterprising City, Situated at the Mouth of the James River Where It Empties Into Hampton Roads, is Enjoying a Season of Prosperity Unprecedented for a City of Its Size and Population. "nie Diverpool of Virginia." i "The Old Dominion's Most Progres? sive City." "The Golden Gate of the Atlantic." To Newport News these three terms, together with many others not so well known, are applied almost daily?three terms that tell chapters of an interest leg story. -It is an old, old story?the progress c.t Newport News from a settlement to a great seaport?and is so familiar to the public that repetition of the events leading from one to the other is unnec? essary. It is the Newport News of today on which its citizens pride themselves and it is the Newport News of today that causes the public eye to regard it as the city of the fu...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 18 December 1898

REM?RMlLE CRIME Question in the Case of John Andersen, Deceased. WAS IT EVER ANSWERED? aught in the I.abyriiitlt-.i! Technicalities oftlie Uli. The Statement <<r the Murderer, ami of What it Told. Analysts of Motive. Over in Norfolk not so many days ago th^re was witnessed the climax to one of tlie most notable marine tragedies in tile annals of modern history; the closing chapter in the life of the most remarkable murderer ever executed in the Old Dominion, John Andersen, the sailor-cook, who killed the captain and mate of the schooner Oliver Pecker,and burned the vessel to hide Iiis crime. The people of Newport News, who come in constant contact with men who spend their lives upon tile water, and who know something of the experiences thai bel'ail them, from tile first, took an interest that was almost personal in the case, and followed its erratic course to the foot of the scaffold. It is too late now to question the justice of the verdict. It has been pass? ed upon by a Hig...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 18 December 1898

A Glimpse Into Darkest War= wick County. SCENES AND -PICTURES Power of the Law. Oarabling, Drinking and Iteming. A Word About Ka<-1>. Superlative Cusseilness Itnit Kiot. A Few Kemarks. As painful as the subject is, tliere is no other more interesting than the toughness of mortals. Consequently, in spite of. its phenomenal unloveliness. there-is something about that section bo- aptly known as Bloodlield, that catches and holds the attention. The place is suffering from a moral dyspepsia that is apparently Incurable. It also has rheumatism of the heart, and. is a mental invalid. Every city of any size in "the world has its plague spot, but it rarely falls to the lot of any city as small as this and as youthful, to have one so remark? ably well developed. People coming here from New York. Chicago, St. Louis, and other places generally agree that they have some? thing pretty stiff in the shape of left handed attractions themselves, but they are unanimous in the opinion that Bloodf...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 18 December 1898

EXPENSIVE LUXURY Dinks Came High, But We Had to Have Him. THAT LITTLE BILL ITEMIZED WUat it Cost to Kiglil a Susj-.iolous Case <> Suinll-|iux. Three Hundred DoMnns Will t'oot (he- Mill. And the City Cot Off Light. it has been proven ih.it fighting men: is a costly ami dangerous business. I'ncle Sain was out of pocket about a million dollars a day while the lit? tle affair with Spain >vas on, ami dur? ing that period, a good many lives wore lost, tin- majority of them off the field of battle. But if fighting men i? cosily and dangerous. still more sj is lighting; disease in the shape of an epidemic, i Newport News, situated as she is, a ' seaport city, has been wonderfully ! fortunate in escaping the ravages of the microbe hosts. This city has had i practically no battle to fight with an enemy of this sort, and may thank her: lucky stars that she hasn't, it she I doesn't want to go broke. That single ease of Dinks Strother. j suspected of having small-pox, cost the: municipa...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 18 December 1898

Able Discourse Prepared by Rev. E. T. Wellford. BIRTH OF THE YULE TIDE Interest inj; Discussion uf it Timely TiieiiK by the Popular I'astor of tlio First *T l'resbyterlau Clmroli of Newport News. The Daily Press today publishes an able Christmas sermon, prepared es-' recially for it by Rev. E. T. Wellford, pastor of the First Presbyterian church. Mr. Wellford seiecled as his text: II Cor.. 8 :9: '.'Though he was rich yet for your s:ik>s he became poor, that you through hiS poverty might be rich." If: BIRTH OF CHRIST. The beginning of the end once more Cra.ws near. Christmas day falls upon the last Sabbath or the old year. This decade is nine-tenths spent and the /Twentieth Century comes on apace. Time was, as Scott reminds us "England was merry England when Old Christmas brought his sports again. 'Twas Christmas broach'd the mightiest ale; Twas Christmas told the merriest tale; A Christinas gambol oft could cheer the poor man's heart through half the year." Apropos are the famili...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 18 December 1898

I ONE OF CUBA'S MANY I PROBLEMS; ^ General Greene Must Organi;e a Police Force at Havana He Asks Superintendent McCuliagh to Aid Him. -Ccpyrlclit. ISM "As soon as we are iu possession of Cr.b.-i ami have pacified the island it will be necessary to give aid and di j veiicn to its people *o form a govern ifnent for themselves," said President McKinley in hl? latest message to con? gress. That r nc sentence hintsni many mo? mentous problems. The "aid and di? rection" it will be necessary to give the Cubans will, eventually, covet- every? thing from the formation of a proper legislative and executive government for the island and its provinces in lhe sanitation of the cities and villages; There must lie a complete regenerat ion. The reforms cannot he half-way; The upbuilding of Santiago has be? gun under a very capable ma::. .Ha? vana comes next. This great city must be supplied %\ i111 laws art! compelled 1c- respect those laws. To this end. Gen. Francis Vinton Greene, who is in milita...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 18 December 1898

Newport "News from Settlement to City. A ?ECQRD UNPARALLLLED Ht&rlilug Contrasts Separated Iiv Only ? ? Yew Years. Matured and Sustained b./Gigantic IiidasM-lal and IZallroad Iutpre.dK. The story of the "oldest inhabitant" is at all times interesting, but when "it possesses the virtue of absolute relia? bility it is rendered tenfold so. Halo and hearty, active and vigorous in mind ,hodj; as a man of forty. Mr. George West, president of the Citizens and fiiae Bank, of Newport News, hu? rts to the distinction, . and title a ace and dignity thai is rarely to be o?hd in that always conspicuous per Sfbriage 'h a city's population, the old ' ^'inhabitantv Upon all subjects per tnlng- to the 'growth and development ftfie city of Newport News. Mr. West Ecourses in a manner both entertain g and instructive. From his descrip? tions of the present site of the city as Ht- appeared sixty, fifty, forty, thirty. ?? twenty years ago, and the contrast to those descriptions presented today b\ the...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 18 December 1898

T and 28tlt M eiiue and 28th St. A Christmas tree; green boughs laden with kindly remembrances to> those we love. Other boughs bending with other remembrances to^ our? selves. Drawn cut tains, warmth and brightness everywhere. Joyous laughter, happy hearts, smiling faces. That's the climax of Christmas, the consummation dreamed of and looked forward to in thousands of happy homes. But all Ibis has got to be prepared1 for; lots of thought, lots of study, lots of brain fag and buying before the poetic part comes in. -*'T This store has done all that experience and reason could suggest to be helpful to you in your gift buying. Com? plete stocks, handily arranged, intelligently displayed and modestly priced. Store service stiffened and strengthened to handle the extra volume of business with dispatch and reasonable satisfaction to you. An excellent line of suits made of Venetian cloth and serges, colors, green, navv, black, cadet blue, castor and brown, made double-breasted, tight fi...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 20 December 1898

I ASSOCIATED ' ~| jg': PRESS $ I OiSPATCHES. I . Ill, IS O. 301. "Old Confeds" Indite McKinley's Sentiments on Parchment. "REBEL" BADGE ON HIS LAPEL /-':. / - Stirring Scenes at Macon and Milledge villc. Executive Is Decorated Vl'itU Colors He Fought Agrulunt and Saluted by Confederate Flag. (By Telegraph.) IttlLLEDGEVILLE, GA., Dec. 19.? The Presidential train stopped here, the former capital of Georgia, on its way to Augusta. An intensely enthusiastic crowd was at the depot and salutes were fired by the local military. Pres? ident McKinley addressed the crotyd from the rear platform of the train, saying: "It is to me a very great pleasure to greet the citizens of Milledgeville, the old capital of the State 'of Georgia. In my journey through your State I have been received with a real warmth of ?welcome and I assure you that it is ap? preciated from the depth of my heart. i;am glad to know that once more this country. North and 'South, all the peo? ple of all sections are animated ...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 20 December 1898

IN KLONDIKE v i?-. Quickest Way of Settling an Argument. IT WAS BROOK'S SHOT He Used Cold Lead Instead ol Composition anil Made a Knn. Tlie Point is Still Undecided. Malicious Amusement. Peter Brooks and Waverly Fields, two I Klondike negroes, engaged yesterday i afternoon in a friendly game of pool, at ? Jive cents a cue. Before the game was over, the two became involved in a row ; about the intention of a certain shot ; that sent a ball in a pocket into which Field claimed his opponent had not i tried to put it. The two abandoned the j "'friendly" game, and went out on the j road leading to the river to settle the ' argument. It is not known how they settled it. Fields claims that lists were to be used as convincers. Brooks evi? dently misunderstood the regulations for they had hardly gotten out on the j load before he drew his revolver and; tired at Fields, the ball striking him in I the right arm just above the elbow, i Brooks then escaped, and the wounded ! man found his way to...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 20 December 1898

(MENDED BY ALL A Few Opinions of the Christmas issue of the Daily Press. IT WAS A GREAT PAPER This Is the General Sentiment. Kvidt'ucc of Energy awl Enterprise. The Fco~ pie Ought to be Frond of it. A Credit to the City. The. Christmas .edition of the Daily Presss, and also the first issue run off on the new Cox Duplex Columbian press just put. in 'by the management, was generally complimented all over the city .'Sunday and yesterday. The citizens seemed to appreciate the efforts of the publishers to'give Newport News a pa? per which should be in all respects com? mensurate with the progress and enter? prise of the city, and the wide-awake iitss of her citizens. Columns might be filled with the ex pj-cssipns of approval heard on all sides, j all of them voluntary. Many friends of the paper came into the office to offer their congratulations. Here are a few opinions gathered at random: Captain J. E. Williams, deputy col? lector: "It was a very good paper." J. B. Shaw, of the Citizens...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 20 December 1898

DAILY O. E. THACKER. Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERT MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY BT THE Daily Press Company postokficd: building. The Daily Press inny 1)-? obtained every morning at the following plnc*s: CrosBlcy Bros.. Washington nvenue. .1. A. Corey, Acre. Chesapeake & Ohio Restaurant. Charles Robinson. No. 7 Ivy avenue. Advertising rates furnished on appli? cation. Contractors nre not allowed to exceed their space or advertise other limn their legitimate business, except by paying especially for the same. Ad? vertisements discontinued before tho expiration of contract will he charged for at transient rates for tho lime In? serted. SUBSCRIPTIONS. Dnlly, twelve months . $4.00 Dally, six mouths. $2.00 Dnlly, one month.40 Dnlly, one week .10 All business, news letters or tele? graphic dispatches should be nddrosscd DAILY PRESS. HULL 'PHONE .2?14 CITIZENS' 'PHONE . 14 Entered at the PostofTlce nt Newport News, Vn., ns second-class matter. TUESDAY, DECEMBER, '.in. 1898. MH. Mi'Alt'.S...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 20 December 1898

ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCHES. VOI,. Ill, IS O. 301, THE PRESIDENT'S WIFE. Sirs. McKinley Will Do Her Fall Share In Entertaining Soci? ety This Winter. The latest picture of Mrs. McKinley shows her looking remarkably well; the picture is a very pretty one of a profile with the eyes looking serenely ahead. That is one of the charms of Mrs. McKinley's face ? its perfect serenity?and a persou gazing on this face can easily believe that the presi? dent's home has been a "haven of peace," Mrs. McKinley's Invalidiam, which Tier friends say is now much improved; got her in the habit of wearing her hair short; then she discovered that short, wavy hair was becoming to her. Kow she wears it done in such a way that one can scarcely tell whetherit is long or short. Mrs. McKinley is a very tasteful worn- I an in dress. She wears soft effects around her neck, and is said to be op-1 posed to the tailor-made style of dress? ing, as too severe and unfeminine-. Mrs. McKinley is one of the many women no...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 20 December 1898

Ellen Osborn's Fashion Letter New York.?It is not an exciting oc? cupation to sit at a window, pegging a typewriter, but it gives a large ac? quaintance with children. , Of the babies 1 see nothing in the coldest weather, the fur robes that fill their carriages leaving only the outline of head or white cap visible. The tiniest tot of my acquaintance can walk, with difficulty; but the min? ute the old organ-grinders turn into the street?man and woman, swarthy, bent, wheeling a machine so small as to be contained in a child's toy wagon? a house dour opens and a smart nurse deposits on the sidewalk a bundle of white coat, furs, lace and granny bon? net which begins to kick, clumsily, comically, in recognition of a dance 1unc. About once a minute the tiny tot topples and is set right, only to repeat the performance with variations. A one-logged Frenchman who sings ?the "Marseillaise" to the accompani? ment of a wheezy accordion has been trying for a share in the Klondike rep? resented b...

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