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VOL III, NO. 02.
Busy Meeting of the Com?
BONDS AWARDED AGAIN
ltumlolph Kleybolte & Company Get Theui
atTlielr Ititi of 1U1.70. Money Ap?
propriated ror tlit) Pub?
Here is what the O mtnon Council
did last nilght:
Approp ritt tied $1.500 to the public
Schools oJ! the city.
Awarded the 'bond sale to Rudolph
Kley holte & Co., of Cincinnati,
Appointed a s-iieeial ooimrnKttee tu act
with a isimi'.-ar ootmimittee of raliLroa-d
men r--gard-ing 'he crossings over the
Received a request from the -Vw
I>ort News and Owl Point Kaulway and
Electric Company 'ivgarding the laying
of tracks on certain s.v. vets in tr?e city.
Ordered tire plugs Uj be vloccd in
Referred the ordSnlamce SincreaMnig the
salary of patrolmen to the Finance
Granted the NeWlKM* Mews ltasetoal!
Cub permission to close Thirty-second
s-tiieet between two avenues.
Passed the or?Wlo.nie* regulating the
driving of certain vehicles oa sid - walks.
Received the auditor's report for the
month of February.
Lust night's session of the C. mm n
Council wus a busy one. Before tihe
1>ody adjourned ain unu-=uii amount of
business had l>e\-n disposed "f. When
President O'Donnell rapped the coun?
cil to order there ?vre twelve nivmtie.s
present, and th*e'bcdiy-Boon settled down
Tliere was- one message from Muyor
Post. It rtud:
The Honorable President ond Common
"Gentlemen: 1 nave been unformed
hhat acts amending the charter ??f the
city so as to permit an undergrade
<Tuasir.'g at Twnty-eight'h street and an
thorizing an increase of toonda to defray
th..- portion of the cost of the proposed
Three ?nosings, which the city nnuaK
pay, have become lo-wa.
"As as pressure of present busi?
ness will perm.t the conilderatlon of
Khese questions, and in order to facili?
tate t'be prepai.aticina of suitable de?
signs for the proposed' structure*. I
wou'ld respectfuly ?recommemd that the
work of designirig suitable structures
?1>e Intrusted to a Joint cotnnUttee con
Biicvtin'g of suw-h representatives of the
oity as the council may appoint to act
vvithi representatives of the Che.su p.-ake
and- Ohio Railway as its management
.may select, i m a basis say, of three for
?the city- and two for the railroad.
"I make this -re-.-ommendation be?
cause the structure- pi' posed for the
Twenty-eighth street crotcsling must ear?
ly the tracks of to? railway company
and the other croesilngs . re to be eod
structed over their tracks, and all must
Ik- made safe and economical structures
from the ralroad us weil as from the
city's standpoint. As the ia.iii.oad must
pay one half of the cost they will be
Interested .n economical construction;
und ?: nsiderat-.otis of saf. ty for passen?
ger and fieight traffic ?,f their com?
pany will Insure that the strength ?ad
durability of the structures will not be
sacrificed! to unreasonable economy,
'?(in the other hand, a (.epresen ration
?vf the railiroad ci mpany cm the eomimit
?tee wi.'l enable the committee to more
quickly decide upon such designs aa will
lie mutajly approved by the city .iinJ the
"W. A. Pi rST.
Actin? <?n the advice of the moyi r
the council created' a committee com?
posed of Messrs. Via, Mackey and
City Clerk J. A. Mas-sie read >i letter
from Walter Btarfton & Co., of New
York. to whic'h th^- firm !in. d ti > take
the city 'bonds at the bid of ltfj.?_'?,<il'.iim
ing that tihe bid was par anil a pre?
mium of $102.^6 on the whole amount.
The letter was received aawl tll'..\l.
Re&iidi'ns the appioprlutl. in of $1.500
for the public sctui Js of the city -Mr.
J. A. Wi-llett. chairman <>f the Finance
Committee, reported th'at aifter censid
crirKr the matter the committee wtuld
?:ec\jn:menii that the s-um he appropri?
ated. 'Mr. Willett stated that it would
1k> a tight squeeze and strict e on ..my
?w,>uld- thave to toe practiced to make
Mr. lipnz spoke against t?ie recoim
mi-nda.ti??n. staydnig when it was reduced
to a resolution he prop Red to offer an
amendment that ire city lend the
(money to the sch<w>i board of trustees.
"I am In favor i ?f continuinig the
sch<x>ls." said he. "'out w-e n-.-e\l money
?for otheir purposes aimd as the chairman
of the Finance Committee Bays we must
lie economical. I 'Will agrx'e to lend the
jnmey. but not to give it away."
Mr. WTC et t then offend fc.1? resj'.'lutkin
appropriating $1,500 to city srtin.ls.
Mr. T,enz offered an amendnxnt ?ub
Ktitai'tlng the word "loan."
The amendment prevailed toy a vote
of 8 to 4. .2s follows:
Yeas?Burcher. Doiherty. Htisrhes.
I^ene. MclUtughlin, Mackey. Thomas,
Nays?-Burton. OTXyronell, Via, Willett
From the OrdinanceCommltt'eeClia.iir
man J. F. Hughes rei>ort*d t'he amem'd
mont to the ordinance inorc-asing the
salary of partrivl-men from $5(> to $60 a
Ttwnft, and t'he salary of the sergeant
from $60 to $65 a month.
Tihe ordinance was referi-id- to the Fi
Oity Auditor J. W. Ueaii sulbmit'Kd
nl? -rep?rt for the month of February.
Jt was ns follows:
IRalance on hamd Feb. 1.$lil,S40 50
?Rec'd from building permits... 21 00
Ree'd from PoTke Court. 237 00
Rec'd from taxes (real estate). 130 8H
Rec'd from taxes ((personal)... S SO
Kec'd from licenses. 193 Bi
Rec'd Itinti engineer's <1 pt. 1 00
Total .$20,432 41
r>ISR U RS KM EN'TS.
Fire department .$ 137 7S
Police department . 794 fn
"Health department . 232 04
Street department . 3,163 51
Alms house and poor. 60 06
Court house and grounds. 213 92
BtBitionary amd printing. 14 25
?Huinf.imgiGm 'Hilles . '30 00
Election expenses . 14 30
Jury expenses . 61 00
Salaries . ?24 ?B
Treasurer's commissions . 26 89
Incidental . 93 10
Enjjiweeu's departmer.t . 8 50
IdcenKes refunded . 10 42
Fire department . 67 20
T to! .$5,602 60
Upon the ir<-eom'mendaf:on' of th?
IVlgh't and Water Committee three
plugs were ordered to toe placed at the
fofflowing r? l'n't?:
Corner of Warwick and: 'Hampton ave?
On Twenty-eiignith street, toetween
Jefferson and iMlairsfhaM avenues.
On Twenty-eighth street, between
Marshall and Wlckham avenues.
The ordinance ?regulating the drlTlmg
of -certain vethiulttj was amended bo as
to read aa fol.i.w-s: "No peraoa sha'L
drive, wheel or 'iraw on or across any
siikwalk uny vt.-h.cl?; provided, -how?
ever, that a carriage canyir.g chlldr.Ti
drawn by han-i either empty or with
cfo-ildren there.n tliu-il not be kj^eem-.d a
vehicle under this section. .Ni.thing m
tbia section sihall be so construed us to
prevent any ome from driving across the
sidewa'lk into hin premises. Any c:.e
vtolo-ting this Sec-tik>n siiall be t'mej not
Jtsa than ?1 nor more than $k> for each
offense. " ;
The following comimu'u.c.ailon. fi. ran I
the Newport Newa. Okl Point and
Haimipron Itiultway and Kh-.-trie Com?
pany, d'a'ted 'Viunlh If.. 1M?S. wia re?
ferred to tin- Si.re.-t and ?nlbnimce
"We dvslre to obtain the right of way
along certain stis-ets in the city of New?
port News for the laying of -tracks for
uuir system of e.ectric street railways,
and beg t'hojt your honorable body will
refer our request to thi.- comvm-.'Uee ein
streets in order that they may .< s'-g
nate the streets along which such
tracks may he laid, and prepare am or?
dinance t-. cover s-une. to be submitted
at your next meeting.
"Youi s respectfully.
"W. J. PA VNK."
The petition will i>e c*,'t..sd-':ed at a
joint meet.-ng otf the commi-tteea next
Tile petition of the Newport New?
Baseball Club to be a".i wtVJ t?> c.o. e
l'h iir?y-secomJ street from Jeff.-ry-.tn
avenue to Madison avenue, so as to es
taUisCi !-asei-all grounds, was granted,
the Council ie.erv.ng the right to i.rvlvr
the street reopti.ied at any time,
The ilwo-nd tale was next takem up.
t'apiaia Huxton said that Waiter Stan
ton & Company h:-.ti fxiled to comply
with the te.rr.s mud.- by the council and
he would thorefi.re move tblt the bonds
Ije awarded to Uudoiph Kleybolte <&
Com-paray, of Cinclcmatl. at their bid of
101.7D. w'hicih was the next highest.
Mr. Hu-!iph?-r saili' that that firm's bid
might be construed >n diffeiet.-t wayts,
and he wanted a definite UEieri'-at.diiMg
ot'f-.-ie -he voted fo-r it.
Mr. Humphrey. the r<'i?:eser.>;ative i f
RLUioEfh KleyUxi'lte & Co-nipaiay, was in
the hail and he was accorded the privi?
lege of the floor. "'1 mean exactly
wihat the bid says." said he. "We w.ll
pay par -and a premium of 1.70. -Which
iit-ia the city -the sum of (2.3S0. That is
my bid. ?ent emen."
Mr. Wiilett, chairman of the F.-narsca
Committee, i?aid he had reasi n to 1> -
lleve t'ha't a pool had been formed, by
several o-f the bidders, and that wa* the
tea-son why the h.?nd? d.li not sei at
102.25. Mr. Humph'.ey eouJd nut say he
was so Igr.i rant that he could not wri'te
English, but it was a fact that his iiil
was so jumbled that it eou'Al be read :m
tiiff-rer.t ways. "I believe." ?a.td Mr.
Wiilett, "that the parties conce med -wl11
make money out of thia deal. So far fts
the Pitst 'National Hank .3 coin ern-d.
we do nut care whether we get the
bonds or not. If the council w.ii aShAv
me to 1 will withdraw the 'hank's bid
and let the bondta g.. to the n -xt highest
bidders. What I want to see is fail.
Replying t: Mr. W-i-Het-t Mr. H-urn
?phrtiy said he had ma.ie a sweeping
sta^ement, hut he was there to say that
his firm hud not colluded with any
bocry. 'He did not do business tSvat -way.
The motion to award the horde te
F.iidoli? Kleyb He & Co. prevai'ed.
Mr. Bureht* being Che on iy niembor
who v<jted to the negative.
V'hen the sale was awardfxl to Wii
t-:-r Stant'in & Co. the counci'i reouir.d
the firm to deposit a check f.y- 110,000
with, -the city treasurer to be fl r.feiU'1
if it foiled to comply wjth the terms.
Mr Huimphrey -asked that the forffrt
he reduced to Jf..<XM. aa it deprived his
firm of D?re us-? of that amount of money
for several weeks. However, if the
r.-i unril lnisis'ted on u forfeit ..f 510.00
he would put u-p a certified check, as he
ha.i the heck in i s p icket.
ihn motion of M". Rureher th?
a-m.mnt was Teduced to $5,000. und ti e
ti-me of depositing the check was lim?
ited to Sj-rir-luv night at S I ok.
Th - Ij r.vis die to be delivered on April
Before the cou-ne'.i alvjourr.ed Co-x
monw..era's Attorney J. K. SI. Newton
caliieJ attention to tihe resolution pro
v'-di.ng P-r .1 loan ?t ?1,500 to the s V "i
boanl of trustees, saving it would !->e
ill>s?al f-T the ,-itv to'lend money f. r
any purposes, and he advised that the
coun.-ll r.n?f4er its act .'on i-f It wish
tli to see t'he schi oib c.-.ntinuel.
On m >tlv?n of Mr. BuiVher the previ
oits re.-Vilutio.n was re onsiklered and a
resolutio-n appropriating the nnoney was
At 11 o'cl'"?ck the council a lj. ?nn-d.
THE NEW OHSEKVATIOS CA KS
Itctween llalrltnore and I'ittHbnre on the
Italtimore ? Ohio Hallway.
Th> new observu.tiom cars "Undiine"
.und "Bianca" on tra..m-> No. 6 and 6, the
?New York anl-i' Oaticagij limited trains
on the ?Baltimore -and Ohio raiilroad,
?t> tihe J?test cars of this piitteitm from
?the I'ulilnittn aho'p.v They ar? magntfl
cently fmtnished with aplenlaid eijuip
ped Ibuffet, parlor, state r<-.-m ar.d ob
se!'V-at?-4D end. The oi?ervafic?n pltt
f<.u-:n is a special feature. It 1? *ix Pe?t
deep, with exter-'ivd roof, the Bides be?
ing protected by lorge piate gia^-va win
d:i '\v*. Powstcgers can enji y the mas
Miiflcent ?c?-n'.3ry on ail s;d<es- in p?rfecit
cormfci.'t. The Imffet is ever ?ready to
siVRPly tight tvfreshm.muik amd dining
ca.ra en rou-.e serve fall imeaiis. The
cars ate t-l-Je hajudsonn-tst ibulit by the
Puil'.iminn company, aind wiiQ l>e run ?aliy
heitwfcan 111 lit: motre and Plittsibuts on th*
"THE It KAI. WIDOW BROWN,"
I.augliablo FiircB to !>? Presents <1 nt the
Mr. A. Q. Scu-m.moin'e la.:est ?.-ihic-ve
nter.iL, "The Real Widow Brown," wild
lie nit on the t>xirds ait the ox-era house
Thiis hiUfl./Ui* P'.uy tcli a mirva'. -U3
run im Bettln and1 Ij -r.d. n. amply cm
the gtrenighh of its clever ?ituit ?na a' d
am-using oompli &tion?. but for the
AmtTioin putoirc ?lr. SoamT.on las
widely ainid' g-.nerouS.ly Ir.ti'oduced n
clever med ey of up-to-date sor.-g-i a-d
Ham e-.-\ er.lhamcimB the ftnti In?!c nurlia
of the piay- lins?much as famous New
York criti-c? v^onounood the comedy to
be a v-.-rita.b'e "dramntic ooctoraill." It
possesses ail its exhJleratiog effects
without .-;s conseouences.
Justice Brown dlspv.?, d <-f the follow?
ing co-scs In the Rjl-ice ?(.'-ui-t y.ater
Patrick -Denipsicy. J- hn T>awsoi2. Sei
)on Harm-on, Ht-nd'rick Pilunger. Jame?
Mollheison- end K. A. Branch, drur.k;
each flneid J2 and costs.
Kobert Pag? (colored), disorderly;
fined $5 and costs.
Robert Fox (colored), disorderly;
fintd and costs.
F*e Scott (colored), petty larceny;
C. T.. Oresimond,. disojdcli'ly; fined $3
A Happy Woman
Is the housekeeper Who buys her coal
and wood from the Warwick Coal awS
Wood Co., Twenlty-eighth street. Jal-i-tf
WPGRT NEWS, V.
FOR A HOSPITAL SHIP
Government May Purchase
La Grande Duchesse.
NAVAL SURGEON HERE
lie Inspects the Steam, r With ? Vit ?- of
Purchasing Her in the Klent <>r
In the event of hostt'litles 'between
Uncle Ham and Spain, the Kant Ldne
steamer Ua Grande Due'hesse. which is
now jt the shipyard here 'having new
bot'lers put in. will be ,-. nverted into a
. -!<?;tat ship for the United States
Yesterday Surgeon General W. K.
Van Reypen, TJ. S. N.. wan .at the ship?
yard and inispeeted iJa Grande Duch?
esse. lie examined the plans of the
vessel, ami it is understood that he w w
well pCeased with her und will recom?
mend to tii^ navy department that she
1? purchased and used as -i h -spital sh;p
Li Gtiamde Duehes>se is net only a pa?
latial veaKel. but she is >;>? ?? iy. Then,
too. she is steady, and the kin 1 of a
sJili ? needed for carrying the sick and
ShouCd this country become involved
'71 war With Spain and I,a Grande
Duche^te be u^cd as i li' : > i-i 11 nhip.
she- will fly lue ll-3g of the Red Cross
S-'itty, and will be thug pivjtected, a J
that r.Cj warsih'.i" will (Ire on her.
Ab 1 a bc-n st.ved In these column*
heretofore, I.- Grande Duches.se Is an
auxiliary cruiser. capibie n<f ra"rV;nr at
lea*! six 6-inch guns, and it is under?
stood that Sursrc n General Van Rey
pen also made inquii? Into the steam?
er's f.tnes? for naval duty.
The work of putting In the rew boCI
ers i? pr igresislnripldly. and It is ex?
pected that the vcvsel will be ready to
eo into cc-mmlaslon by the first of 'May.
Of course, it there Is need Ft tie- shop
earlier, tins work can be rushed to
TIIK ??fiKEKSs" ARK HI.I 11 NOW.
Y.M.C. A. Membership t ontest Won l>j
IVrS'ins going along Washington av?
enue .n the vic.nity of t:^e V. M. C. A.
r. i ma at S o'clock last night, would
have been Justifltd in thinking that a
tr.be of ApaOhes in lull war pa.nt had
broken; loose and wore pa.ntlii'g t'r.e
town ted. it would have been a m.s
take. however, as the -usty cheers tm
anatir.g from me tuuiiji of the V ung
Men's Chrlsityui Association were sim?
ply an euu-.t.^n of Joy on the part of
ul-.e "Reds." vr'ao, a: that hijur, were
kurnour.- oi as the victc'iH in the cU.se
and exciting membership cont,.=st whio.t
has been in progress for ti.e ost few
weeks between rival te-_:us known as
the "Reds" and the "Greene."
The contest as a whole was a. great
success, ar.d instead of ert?tang the
ill will wh'ch sometimes f.... wi r:\j.
ry, attfflM to have d'rawa the individ?
ual members of the contesting ti.an:s
Into closer fellowship.
The "Reds'" did r.jt liavo a wa.k
over, by any means, the close be'tig ex?
citing enough to keep the boys "tufc?
ing" up to the last minute.
Following is the result of the eon
The total merr.'.ber?hip of the assoula
'_.' n now is 310.
< >ne ?f the niOit interesting features
of t.-.e contest, so :ar as the "Red's" are
toficernfd. is to cone?a supper is to
be serwd to them, 0,1 w?lch cc, asi! n
t'i:e.'. unfortunate rivals w:? display
thc.'r dexterity as waiters.
The result of the individual contests
has not yet tuen iigu7wd up, but will
be announced loter. and the prizes
offered turned over to those whi. won
There are no "Greens" in town today.
? t .f iii. re are they are of an exceeding?
ly "Blue" tiuaV.
First Annual Mauui-rude Hall.
The membeni of the Young Men's
Hebrew Aseoei&ti -n Have their first an?
nual masquerade baM in M-.ss" Ha.I
Monday night, and it proved a ::-. .s; en?
joyable event. Following were among
th .se who were masked: Miss I.. Sil?
vers tone, and Miss A. U-vine. of Roan
oke: Miss,-.* it. Miebaelson. Helta and
Lelej Reyner, :-. and B. Relsfleld, Mis
elea R.-yr.' r. S. and It. Riestieid, Mes
dameis J. Ackerman and 1). Riesfleld,
Mr. and Mi's. J. Reyner. Mr. and Mrs.
Gold. Mr. and Mrs. H. Peltz. Messrs A.
Klasky. L. Koivlrentz. M. I.. Oroner, H.
Blum J. Cohen, M. Gordon and John
The Corporation Court. Judge T. J.
Harham sitting, was in session yester
day, but very little busin.i s of interest
In the eise of the common wealth vs.
William R..y. indicted for a misde?
meanor, a nolle prosequl was entered.
N. N'oi'awortiiy was granted a Ucense
to conduct a saloon.
The Judgment of the Police Court im?
posing a fine of Sf.U und costs on M. C.
Hart for selling pictures without pro?
curing a city license, was reversed.
In the Corporation Court yesterday
nine persona were naturalized.
The toll 1 wins a list of the pe sons
receiving cCtlzens' paters, and. the
lountry from which they came: John
I-ca.c. England: John Anderson, Ire?
land; James McDoi'Jniell, It eland; Den
| nls Leahy, Ireland; Joseph M. AVx.in
!dvr. France: John' 'McGuiire, Scotland;
James Hagc-n. Ireland; James Ferat,
A'uatTi?; Iaador S. Kehn, Kucsla.
Deeds Rccnril ed.
l>e,?ds have been admitted to record
sj> foilows in the offhe ^f the clerk of
Thomas B. Stagg, et ex., to Mary
Har'.ow; consideration, tl.SOO.
Gasby Griffin et. ux.. to T. A. T^am
bert, et als., trustees; consideration,
John G. I/vezey. et ux.. to Jismea A.
A Ion, at als., consideration.. fl.SOO.
James H. Allen et als., to Security
Trust Company, trustee; consideration.
Business Iwefttnsnt Associaitll n to
U". I>. Vest, trustee; con?lderation, ?1.
All Cats Are Black
In the dark all crackers are pretty n- ar
the same, but taste them; compare the r
flavors and' liet the wih.ite light of av's
dom show which is l?^S't. "When you'll
take this method of selecting them.
F. x's XXXX Square Water 3uttetr
iCm.'kers will take your fnfncy' sure pop.
When you try them ycu wIU know why
we fcuy thiB.
The nohhiest Hats ever shorn In this
city were opened up by Woodward &
Womble thb* week. The styles are
si: v o is vouit copy.
Business Tr.tn who have contracted
for sjuce ln> liji Ilium-rated LauiwShiing
Edition wf the Daily Prees. to be pub?
lished a week fioni next Thursaitiy.
should send in their copy at once. A
la-cge numiber of merchuuvts have al?
ready secured space, l.ut some others
have nut yet 'taken advantage of the
opportunity tu' advertise in the paper,
which wlM be tho tta.ndsomest amd most
widely-read publication' ever printed
in Newport News. Every business en?
terprise in the city should repre?
sented in the special launching edition.
IHtllil IT K.MS.
Mr. I.. A. Meyers ha- returned from
i northern business trip.
'Hie contribution of St. Vincent's
Catholic church to the Cuban relief
fund has been increased to $71.M.
Miss Cat.rie Haiti ... of Fredericks
burg. is the guest of the IMfeses Car?
ter, in East Knd.
Mr. aid Mrs. T?iomus Brinkley, of
Washington, atv guests of _\1\ s. Li .itn 1
Miss Sadie Branch, of Twenty-sixth
street, who has been visiting friends
and relatives in Smith-field, returned
Mr. Chas. Booker Ihis let'itirned from a
visit to f-ritinds In Richmond.
Dr. W. R. Aylett has retutmi d tri m
a T.cit to Richmond.
Senator Murphy anil pa:: ty, of New
York, are at old Po>int.
M-sa Hatte Freeman, of West av?
enue, s visiting in Richmond.
LMirs. Fletcher, cf Boyd's Stutiom, Md..
is the guest of her '!>: other, Mr. Henry
II.ss Fannie M?r;d- n. rf Isle of Wight
county, is the ffucs-t .. f Miss Al.ce King,
'.n East Er.d.
Mr. W. A. Caldweil of Portsml uth,
State de-pu'.y for the Knights -.f Da?
mon, is .n the city.
Mrs. Jatres Cur.-u.rtrhun> and family
lef Monday fcr Bath. Me., where
Mr. Cunning-ham tii-s accepted a p s -
Mis. Henrietta Beaver, of Thiiriy-s.-o
ond street, u the guest of her pairents
.-n Stafford county, near Fredenleks
iMiss ICe.? Ryan, of Portsmouth, has
returned to h*r M ime after an extended
visit to herour.t. Mrs. S. A. O'Brlon, on
Tw .-r.'ty-n, nth sire t.
Mr. uind Mrs. Hsrry Barstow have
returned to their home in this city, ?fter
nr. extended visit to re atlves and
friends in Pennsylvania cit?es.
NEWPORT NEWS DliMOCItat1c tl.l IS.
?mir? Wide Up n und i he Campaign On In
The Newport News Democratic Club
fired the Hilst cannpailgin gun last night
The rooms of the club, in M?sls' Hall]
Were t'h'towtl open to the public, lnd
fi\ ::i now on a liively cumipasgn will lie
President K. ri. Robinson 'Presided
over the mt-etiiig. There Wi re a nuimbe
of Speakers pr-ci-.-cnt. in, luding Mr. J. I
L.i.ey. cf Wft Point, Vau. atd each
made a sSiort addresi?.
Last nOght the club decided to invite
ill of the cur.dtslites for the various
offices to l:y t'heir claims before the
lub. but it must he uti lersto'od that thi
club will n it endorse amy can K.la-te.
The club i iintj a membership oi
11KA lit) Til E Itlil'OK i >
sittl Mi etlnc of the lluniiieax
tmulntion La?i Night.
in t'he Braxilon 'Build:
After :iie minuted had been read the
newly e'ieeted prctstdent. Mr. w. p..
Vest, staged .hit he appreciated t'he im?
p-nance of i<ae p,.,'.t.on which he had
been ea-.led upon to til'!, a ltd iie would
d.. his part 111 make uhe association :i
suv-cr.ss, but'he would remind t'he mem?
bers -sfcat tin- p;-es.d<-nt and secretary
Could not by themselves keen the asso?
ciation up?all must v. i-op era.; e. Mr.
Vts.it then swued -that he 'had called
.lie mee'tlns to hear the report .rf h-.
comimi'ttee which 'had been scut t-i
The Chairman of t'his committee, Mr.
It. G. Bickfard, n'ot being present. .Mr.
J. M. I'urtis sHiid he had no in forma?
tion he could impart, as 'lie was kept i.n
tlie 1 v.iomae river some tome by a f.-:t,
alnd 'had therefore missed the delega?
tion in Washington.
Mr. A. Liee Powel'l reported that Mr.
W. C. Stuurt, one of the committee
Which -went to Washington, presenited
t!ie Newport News side of t'he contro?
versy the first day !> -fore th - treas?
ury departmn't, and from the way the
, ecretary asked questions he w:us im
cCmed to think he favored tills city.
Mir. B?clcford wus the spokesman before |
the ways and means committee. ?
Muiyo represented NVk-rfdlk, an 1 based]
most cf his argument upon the f
that Norfolk was larger than Newport
..ews, and that ibis city had no public
wharf "here. Both ?ide-s seemed witling
to let the ports stand a^ they were, and
tii Us would probably be the outcome.
Leiters were then read from Con
gre; ?:i: urn W. A. Young, Mr. C. B. (
eut-t. md 'Mr. C. P. Huntington. Con
gn man Young stated that he was
- -ed t? J Oalng file ports, und was
w ik.ug to k*?> -them a.s they are. Hi
al.-i stated that 'he was not favoring
] one port's eljiim over t'he ...-her.
Prcstdent Vsat f.i;.'t-J th it he -ha.
been handed a k-l-ter uy Mayor W. A
post from t'he Young Men's Itusine&i
chih. of Rich:!-. ? .-:? 1, in whCch it was
stated that members c-f that orgamiza
ti. n were i--:'::: r ; here In a b'ody, a.nd
would like to fro Into the shipyard
the ?'.!>? of the ! tun -hing.
Se-;-retiry Aisfrby sudd he t'bought it
Would he s gv i Idea Por the ass ?
tlom to s-teure some hall or large r.
on the day of -the launt-htng. in which
th y c oiid -welcome strangers to
City. It could be headouariteiB for v
tors. The suggestion was adopted, and
Met-STS. W. I.. HiWlver. E. W. Iluffmon.
J. A. Hirs-hberg, 11. IV Orr in i Dr.
Creasy wer-' appointed a committee ro
take charge of the matter and secure a
suitaibl? hsll. It w IS ei jiecially sue
g stcd t'hs: tiie Casino be gotten if
possible, an.1 that it h.- fittol mi; as i
place for welcoming guests.
The secretary w-as Ins-tru.-fed to an?
swer the letter >f the Youns -Men's
Bus>:nei s Olub. i f Rlcrvmoml, inv't-imt
? rr, mii. rs down, and ?Messrs. E. C.
Iver and A. Lee PiweM were ap
-nted a COimm' ' ? ?> meet them at
Pome member remarked that it Would
>e well to cam attention to t-he lowness
rf miny -awninprs on Wn^-h'nirt.m ave
| nue, but it w-as stated that there was
an ordintnce -n iiti-lrln-ar them to be a
I certain neigh*, and the matter was
Tf you want pictures of any kind or
size see Wagoner 2412 Washington av?
enue, feb 20-tf.
Don't forget the lit tie house 2412
Washington avenue ?when you want
I pictures. i fe27-tf
MA HC H 16, 1898.
Uncle Sam Continue.
BOARD LEAVES HAVANA
Iteport Kxper ril Tills Wo? k. Naval AITair?
Commit t< <? Disposed to HtiiM Six
ISattU-nlilp*. Spain Seeking a
WASHINGTON. March 15.?This was
riotlu-r busy Way in the war and navy
eparlmena-. Secretary Alger was cn
bie.l t.i make an allotment of funds
went forward with a rush,
true that this sum is already
e d under provisional arrange
m ido during the past week, but
? f t'h-fi bureau
Secretary I>m was exceedingly busy
today, not only having to give a good
deal ot time to the cabinet, to which
he w as obliged to return twice, but alsu
being obliged to see .1 great many per?
sons with \v,i- ni tiie department has. or
expects to have, contract relations
Among the latter was Mr. Herreshtiff.
.he tonpedo boat builder from Bristol
lt. 1. He turned two bf-these boats
ever to the department a few days ago.
in 1 tlie secretary's purpose in consult?
ing hi'in was to barn how -milch he
could hasten tie- \\. .rk 011 one of the
boats remaining on his hands, which in
ordinary times would require about two
months to complete-. The secretary also
spent a good deal of time at Intervals
luring ill,- d ly in Konsultation over the
long distance te'lep'ho- with naval ,rf.
lie. is in New York, and it is believed
mtl. h of this consultation concerned the
of the P.'iUIlllli.Ml Iroll
irks, at BiUimore. has notified the
?artnient that he will bo able to turn
r to it the torpedo boat Rogers next
tirdav. The Rogers is a boat which
isherl her en.erines in the midst of a
el irip about six months ago. It
gin s, but under the hurry orders from
the- navy department this has been done
:n g.,..,l time. It is expected that the
iio.it will he taken at twice from Balti?
more io Norfolk. 'I'll., deixirtment has
no disposition to waste time at this
juncture iti making trial trips, but
knowing the bo it to be of satisfactory
type, like her sister boat, the Wins-low,
and -it" good work in a 11.-hip according to
file naval inspectors' reports, she will
be accepted out of bund, as were the
Gwiyn and Talbot hist week.
Tlie new cruiser Amazonas, accord?
ing 10 present plans, will be manned
entirely from the Sin Francisco. That
v 1 sailed at ti o'clock this morning
?\m izonas w il
jeean as soon
pected that Uh
The torn do
iv. 1; is exp .1 .- I thti t
her officers and crew
ts. placing Lieuti nan;
ur P. Nazro, executive
1 Fnanc'ueeo. in charge
el. Wi.hout deiubt the
be gotten across the
le tins afternoon. I he M
d from Norf, ilk for Basti
will undergo some repai
stores ai Tampa, sailed to
rejoin the squadron at Tortugias.
Judge Advocate Genera! I, inly re?
ceived a lei.-gram this afternoon from
Havana announcing the arrival there .*
the derrick Chief, in tow ot the tug
Underwriter. It is expected that this
derrick will greatly facilitate the work
of wrecking the Maine.
The war department is greatly disap?
pointed ami annoyed at the dilatoriness
shown by the contractors w ho have un?
dertaken to construct the new fortifi?
cations 'along the ecist. It is said that
not one among the whole number has
finished his contract on time. The de?
partment has been greatly embarrassed
thereby- in placing its guns, and has
been abliged to extend the time .al?
lowed these contractors. The depart?
ment has determined not to submit to
further obstruction in prosecuting the
woiik undertaken, but will do the work
itself and refrain from entering into
Ni t much con ern is expressed1 by
officers of the ntimlnisfration over the
reported intention of Euitopeain govern?
ments, .it the ims ti gat ion. of Austria,
to intervene between the United States
and Spain in the settlement of the
questions pending "between them. rki
far it can lie stated that this has taken
no official shape or. at least no indi?
cations of such a design has reached
the State Department. What the atti?
tude of our government wi,u.d 'be If rep?
resentations in that line were addressed
to it by the European powers, is o ques?
tion that the offlclas do not cars to .111
s weir tar an tic! pa t? m.
A g.h?1 deal <T encouragement was
created at the 'Navy Department today
by a report from the caipi'tol that a
majority of the naval arTai-rs commit?
tee is disposed to substiture six battle?
ships fertile three provided for in the
pending naval appropriation bill. This
number is supposed to represent about
the no, mal working capacity of the
thr.-c shipbuilding concerns in this
country that are able at present to tin
di et.ike the construction of lba>ttlesih.i.p<s.
Tin- fortifications board began its ses?
sions today in the war department. The
pi-. -Oedings1 are guarded zealously
ar iin. t publication.
lids were opened In the quartermast?
er's office of the war department today
for transporting some of the artillery
batteries lb it are to man the f<c tifiM
ii,-.n works recently completed. The
inii-ri. s. for whose movement projio
sals were receive!', include- the ft 'How
Battery L. Fourth Artillery, from Fort
iMcHfmiry, Md.. to Fort Delaware: Bat?
tery I. Fourth 'Artillery, from Washing?
ton 1>. C, barracks to Fort M tt (11.ar
Fort Delaware): Battery F.. Fourth Ar?
tillery, from Fi>rt Monroe, Va.. to
Sheridan's Peint. on the- Potomiac; Bat?
tery I. Second A' tlllery. from F. rt Mom
toe, Va.. to Fort Caswell, near thesoi
of the rape Fear river; Battery
First Artillery, from F rt Monroe. %
to Tybee Island. Go.: Battery I. First
Artillery, from Fort Monroe, Va.. :?
Fort Morgan, A a.
The Ti-nnsyh'-itv'a Riailrotad receive,
the 11 ntract for transporting the but...
ries from Washington to Fort Mott an,
Foot McHenry to Fort Delaware. Oth?:
batteries to be moved as a result of re?
cent orders' to man fortifications are:
Battery C. of the First ArUHetry. from
St. Augustfne to Sullivan's Island',
Cbarlesti n iharbor; Light Infantry B,
Fourth Artillery, from Fort Bi.ey, Kas?
Jackson bai-:aeks. La.; Light P.ut
terv F. Fourth ArtiJilery. from Fort Ri
ley to Fort Monroe, Va.; i.'ght Battery
F, Fifth Artillery, from Font ft!ley to
Savannah, Ga.: the light (battery at
Pott Sam Houston. T.-x.. to Galveston:
Fifth Artillery, tiww batteries, from
Fort Swum to Fort Banco k, one ?>.tt
tery fiom Fort Wadsw rth to Fori
Hancock, und one buttery from Fort
tiliery, one buttery from Fort Adams
to L.nc Island Head.
vailing in many purl of the country,
officers' of state militia organizations
have !? ii inquiring of the war depart?
ment os t-- ;ttl<>t i in. tits of arms, ammu?
Representative J. W. St..k.-s. of 9 uth
Catoiinu. has re?ceivfcid a leter from
. r.ii Joseph L. Stoppeiibeln. co-m-maii
ing the First Rt.-lgade. .--..uth Cam',
cavalry. After commending 'Mr. Stol
favor of t'he fSO.000.000 appropriation
the national defense, he adds:
"The people of South Carolina stand
ready and willing to shed their Uli
in defense of the stats and stripes, and
if ever ou-:- people were united they an
un tvd today. We know no fact'onal 01
party lines when the honor of the ,. ?.
try is at stake As you know, i com
nvinid the largest body of cavalry im th.
United States. Mv comm mil and I an
at the service or the President and.
while I understand that militia cannoi
period titan nin ly days, I now. th-rougl
you. focrrully tender my services to tlx
President in the volunteers for nlnetj
months if need t>
"TSie people of Suuth Carolina havi
implied confidence in tie- wisdom of y.,
I'resid.itit at tliis critical moment .1:1.
feel that hv will do the proper thing.'
Mr. Stokes presented General Stoppe
beln's er to t h."'PV-e?"'dl r. t ;, .lav at
ter cab -.net meet lug.
PDA It 1> I.KAVKS HAV1V.VA
HA VANA, March IS. -The ?Mangrove. .
wilth i'iie court ijif l-nrmiiry on board
soii d toniignt for Key West. Caipta-in
Sun-.-pson, president of the bo'ard, as?
sured toe Assooiated Press currespond
en-t t'hat t'he iheisl-m p. leave Havana
was ma reached until this aifterncon
after a consultation of the members, it
was decided that, while furt'her test
tnotiy mig'ht lie obtained lien-. this wi
not sufficient'ly likely to justify a long?
er slay. The court eaii return if t
divers or wroekeis make discover.!
ilia; add to tlie s.k of knowledge n<
gathered. 'Pile plans of t'he submerged
wreck, in tin- preparation of which En?
sign Powel.-on has had a la rge sin ire.
-tamp-.,,n says the u-stim. my and' rec?
ords of the divers are very full.
Captain Sampson hopes t'he court will
be allow. .1 t.. re-ti'ir..- its .--O. tings on Hie
battleship r< wia. now near Key West,
w.th the llagsihO.p New York. T'li
greater i.urt of t'he inves-tlgalion th 1
remains will ctons'lst, unless the court
returna here, of a careful study of the
plans. It ;,- n'ot thought tiiii.it it wi'lJ lie
11.'i . s.-. 1 ry io again summon th- survi?
vors of the MaCtie. officers or men.
Tie- court has 11.1 prophecy to maki
is to the fiirtiier duration of its sit?
tings or as to when and where the find?
ings will be promulgated. Oaptaili
Sl.gs.bee will probaibly remain hereiyviitlh |
Lieutenant Con < - C "'-i-ir-wright t.
superintend t'h m I .'behiailf o)
tli.- government. Chniipln?n Ohidwlck is
expected to remain to (.'are for any ho?
hes thut may tie recovered. L-Vt least,
n1!! order -litis been received to the e<
tr.irv when thi,. dispuu'h was sent.
Tin- court called upon 'Consul Gen?
I. this af:.-rn ".n to I.,,I h-lm fiirewi ii.
a lieu to the court.
1 NT M11 \' II-1W WITH PA RKER.
WASHINGTON. Marth if.. -Colonel
Myron M. Parker, who was Senator
Pi.., ;, r's companion in iiis trip to Cuba,
ii. an interview w...n a Star reporter
'Von might 1) ilieve. but you could no
reilize the rond'ltion o'f t'he recor.tr.i
l.s in Culw. It patios the comprehen?
sion ."t" a mail arcus'lomed to ehe usual
phases of life. Their emaciation Is
t. irible. t'bi-'.r suffering IndescriibaWe.
We s.w warehouses fill! of starving
worn-. 11 and children. These people have
been forced Into the v.'Mages and towns
hv 1 In- SpanCards. and the whole coun?
try where t'hey lived 'has been devas?
"In the ride from Havana to Haguri
la Grande, a distance of ab,.111 200 miles
or more, the country preseuced a pic
iiire of d.-?>-.i 11h. 11. For mOles 'and miles
In- ,'barred .--talks . -t" th.- burned sugar
cane s'howvd where t'he torch had been
applied 'by liie Spanish and insurgent!
alike. At in:,avals are block houses
occupied by Spanish soldiers. Abov.
each Mock house is 1 cupola, where a
s'p.uiil'a KfeKer is always . 11 th- look
ou'. I'f a reet.noentrado attempts to g.
.ml from the viltage an.l cross th
trooha he is shot, and if an Insurgen
tries to come in he is treated likewise
Tlie trocha serves, however, to prevent
sudden dtiishes by the insurgents lin-to
til-- villages at night to burn them.
"The Spanish army 'is largely em?
ployed along the railroads. Hut .^s
i-losely us the road is guard. I the -n
surgenits ca-n iii- with it js they please.
It is generally understood in Cuha that
the railroad company pays tribute to
,ii.- -insurgents for running the pas. en?
ger trains. Th.- insurgents do not wa-n-t
to bother the passenger traSns, but t-hey
are alert to intent'.-re with -freight and
trocp trains. The do before we
reacilied Maitanzas the insurgents blew
up a sugar train Hniy three miles ..ut
irf t'hat town. They cross t'he railroad
it any point t'hey desire, and '
ever t'hey please. In my opinion Gomez
virtually has control of the i-lanc'
There Is iy?j an estate in cultivation, s
l-.1V tribute to tile i iis u rg.-ll i s.
Tli.- best people in Havana told me 1
thai the young men of the best Cuban
families in the island were in th.' ranks
of the Insurgent". Just as the best rep?
resentatives of our bei t faimi'IOes wer.
in tne southern and northern ranks
ilur?ng the war. 'My Info-rman'tB also
t.ii.l nie tihtnt tne Insurgent army was
never as firm and as strong as it is
...day. It gets a v. ry large proportion
nf its medicail supplies right from Ha
viiui. and its di.-cipliwe 'is ,-aid to be
ail rh'it 'can be desired. The insurgents
have o.miph-te control oif the provinces
T Santiago de Cuba and Principe. They
eiadm to have all the supplies neces
? i-ry for the.r subs'isitence, having great
herds of cattle, beside cultivating a
la- e pro-po-rtion of tie- land in the prov?
ince mentivined. What they need is
urms, ammunfition and clotnin'g. It is
Kdnera-II-y understood 'in Cu'i. 1 -hit tin
ini-urgviits kn-oft\"n as tu- .-? nta.l-.s. Wiho
'?ami- in und gave them*'iv.-s up :?- the
Spir.i'.irds in nH'*' to the offer of
iHmloni?, were all men wiio had me:
.vit'h th- di-sifavor o'f Gomez because
hey had -liM-eg-arded t'he discipline he
... rigidly enforces in h?s army."
"Di l your inves-tlga-Uton lead you t.
farm any opin. n on the subj.-ct 0>t au
e.ri- iiiy"" inftuired the reporter.
"No on,, wants autonomy in i'uln."
1 -t'li. .I i'o'l.inel Parker wStn emphasis
"Even t'he autonomist govern irs do not
favor lt. I km-w of several alcaides, or
m,i>.-s. of tH>wints ou-t'silde of II iv.tn-i
lippointeil a5? auton'oniists. who are
ivliol'lv in sympaitlhy with t'he insur
SPF..WTT BY GENETIAL MII.ES.
\V.\iSII11 N>GTOX, MJatrch if..--Genera!
(Oort'ttoued on fourth page.)
SINGLE COPY, TWO CEI>
ONE WEEK. TEN CENTS.
Hottest Primary Election Eve
Heid at the Capital.
FITZ LEE. JR., RET?r|
l"> om. mUComiuK lo ,1..- I.aunehlcgloi
Sp .ml Cm. Itaxeball Team to
Meet at Charlotte ou
i !.<? 24th.
(Spe ial tu the Daily Press.)
hi it Ai< -.M>. VA.. March 16.?OE
morJ.i in in it.mdst of the hot*
pr.riui.y eleet.on ever held. Since
o'ci.ock this mourning the ? an. 1. da tes <
tli> lieutenants have -been on th?'
The crowd around the polling
?an- Ve::y large, but ?oine but the voters)
uro aiiowcd to upproach the IXLUot bosSsT
Ti.v tight is- svr.ctiy on tihie IjgagW?
and aim-League ..r.es. with, the
pects ut a late hour this afternoon,
the club men (anti-League) sweeptt
the c.cy. All sorts >.? imaginable coaijl
tr.vainvs t..r conveying people to iftfa
polls oee- in doma-ntl, and the -feanis awS
oedecktd w.tn placards ask.mg the pewsg
pie to v.ue for this <>r that candidate, 'i
the result wel. hardly be known beXLrej
Thur.-d.iy mornling. The contest fotrl
major, l?-i\v?-n Colonel John B. Httir?1
wooii .uiU Hon. lt. M. Taylor, is a very?!
c.i >,. und , xc-.tittg one. and the offb?M^
voi,- wvll l?e necet-t-any to name th?J
I.ATKit.?A la-rge- vote was polled 2a?|
the municipal primary ejection here }9-J
.lay. The right was one entirely wttii~j
in the lMi.i eratto party, especial ln-ti
tens't tie lug imparted to it, however..9
by lease.m of the fact that some of the j
council candidates wore endorsed by ffpjpj
i b ed ii.ivrnmi.iit League. At 1 o'c?sls?^
this (Wednesday) morning the indlca-J
ti.-us are that the incumbents of th*/j
municipal offices proper have lieen nont-i^
mated, but it is Impossible to tell anyi^J
thing all ut the council, as-the vote in
ti'n ode forth -,f the precincts has beeiiS
There was a small tire- this a.fta.noo?e5
ut J o'clock in the rear of Vondeleshir*ia
in the W.-st Und. rec-iulttag HpJ
the destruction of a sail .on and a negro^
sli...: i.y. Tb.- damu.gc was trilling. ?
Kitznugh I., e, Jr., returned' to'i&yiS
from Havana, where he has been on a.
visit to his father. He was seem today!)
i.y sevc-uil re'pixters, but decllineld t?5|
say anything us to his observTitionslI
The Rhhnnind 'base l?iil team wHBie
meet in Charlotte, N. C. on the 2*th:,r|
and |>ut in ten days of pre.ilrninoaty'i
practice, after which they will begin
series of games with various ctubafs
pri-imruto'i-y t<1 the beginning of <Qms:%;
league season. Richmond has, accot?^?
ir.'g to a.il re pi rts. the strongest team
she 'lias ever had-, and the 'management?
j,'iom,ise to give the patrons the tvBX%.
worth of their money. Many tanprovo-*
nients are being made ait the >r*i&--?~.S&r?f
Tie otflc-iais of the "ci ty of Rich,
will leave here a.n the moining ol
--Ith for XewiMN.it Sews fo witmv
ehe launching of the battleships. TbJ?-"'
ml! travel in a special e-ar, and -wJStS
be the gu-csts of the Chesapeake &i'f
(Hiio railway company while theme. |
Tllll CA-liTKU fi din'MARTLAL.
:ued im Savannah After -
lice of Two Weeks. m
SAVANNAH. (JA., March 15.?The i
I'uter court ma rt ial resumed its ses-'e;
J ns here today after tin absence ot-.i
more ti.'in cwo u.iks in New Yorltii
.:> . Tin- I'niiie-d rtales court room oe-J
iu'g in use. 'the court secured the .ban-i;l
iiuel hall in Di-Solo Hotel, wher^ 1
the audilenev w is more ..elect than itS
a.. I been formerly.
Chief Clerk .1. W. Osterly was mB
ll-rtM wi'tnes-s culled on, and his testd-i;
mony was asked with reference to txmS
oni - speci'tVcutiou upon which the pro?-S
?cut.on 'had not yet touched?that 4-Jl-l
ivhich I'op'ta n Oilrter is t-harged -wltji
having bouglii ai'ci ' for office use ?by |
putting th. to . ;-. the pay runs as labor, -
instead o>f having them go through thie
ChlleC Clerk Osterly slid that had been;
a 1-,-gular practice 'in the office for the ;
ai-1 twelve y\ ttrs. ever since he hod
been heie. . i&
It was shown by the defence, how-,,
ever, thai i 'hi. f < Serk Osterly had made,;
he payments in this way himsieif.
th ugh" he claimed he elid it all! under 1
Otvptai-n Carter's orders.
Mi- Blair, for the defense, objected to
the inti-odiiction of a pay roll whiloti
showed t'h'et Oatpita'in Carter had been
?v-lmbursed for $12.W for money spent
tor uniforms for sailors e>n the Angler.
>v cciivmutihg the amount Into labor.
Tlrs raised a false Issue, Mr. Blair con- .
en.l'-d'. which related to nothing in the
.h u - "'- but the court admitted it.
'sever'tI witnesses who had furnished
irthtes' and signed 'the pay roll a? 0?
borers, were introduced to testify to.
''Adjourned until 11 o'ci-H-k tomorrow. 1
Clark Taken to Norfolk.
Times Clark the colored fireroan ot
the "g Helen.was taken to Norfolk yesf
teiday by Detettlve Snowden to answer
the charge of betraying a young coi?
ned woman of that city.
Clark maintains his innocence, .it ?
stated there that t .ark's brother Is the
..,'.? ,-..s,w,ris,-i,ie for the crime.
Interesting News and Gossip From
the National Capital.
Wl-VSHP^GTON Cdairch IS.?Senator
Pritehaird of Ni rth Carolina, on be
half ,f the p." pie of his State, has in
v.t" n esi lent McKinley to attend the
,-,'? .l.m-e.'.n of the M.-e-klehburg dec
laration wf independenc at Charlotte.
V O A! iv ?0 This is ? I* a great
' ' .V, ' ln iitMix CaroHnia, The people
,'f that ?t?te cluim <!*u the Me k!en
iCii.no- .Tf 'Hrntion of independence, made
I Mav ''0 irr?, was the model of the 4t.h
f Iu"v d "-hiration. A memument to
the Mecklenburg declar
h' unveiled. President
promised to give the Stlw
ie' ii'on with the nope
able to attend,
committee on naval af
r consideration today the
in-; rig t ;?' make an ir
the Main disaster tuni
of six to five to post
r the present
WATSON FOR GOVERNOR;
i By Telegraiph.i
ATLANTA. OA.. March 15.-The PWV
II?. <. ,.. ,-.,-iv, -:vt I m meets here to
? ii o'-o'-v II s out.- Itkei't that Hon.
Tom W itson wid he no-v.nated for gov
soo r.ot? at Anotlon.
die will commence on the 2*th of Ulla
month?aft-r the launching Is over?
inV continue until all are ?cid. Pro?
perty situated on car line and w?tor
front For maps and Information; call
on Powell Bros. & Klmgr ,3701 "Wash?
ington avenue. mrtr**