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VOL III, NO. 64.
NEWPORT NEWS, VA? SATURDAY, MARCH UK 1898.
I flssoGlat?fl I
I Press ' I
I Dispatches, f
PRTClTi. S,NGLE COPY, TWO CENTS
I lVJ.V>?Xli ONE WEEK. TEN CENTS
GASHED WITH A KNIFE
One Negress Stabs Another
LIFE HANGS BY A THREAD
Grace Ami Tylor May me ?f the \V.
?"lie Received nl the IIuimIh of
Mstgjjle Turpin In u
The lifo of Oracle Ann Taylor, a no?
torious 'Bioodfield negress, is hangim,"
by a thread and she may at any
moment as the result of a steubtoing
ufTivty that occurred in the Ivy Av- nue
Palace at 3 o'clock yesterday morning.
Cru.iie Ann Tyter and amoltlier im
gress named 'Maggie Turpin were in
lihe saloon together drinking. They had
some wordtj about u garment, whicn
led .to a tight, in the -scrap" Oracle
Ann Taylor ?proved to be the better
woman of the two, pummellng Maggie
Turpin with the agility of a trained
After the fray Maggie Turpin left the
saloon. A few minutes later she .
. turned with a large knife in her hand.
She was mad. Clenching her teeth and
frMtthC-ng at the mouth likie tin etrrage
aniir.lai she lushed1 at GfctaicHe Ann Tv
ler und plunged the knife blt.de .'nt
her temjplle. 'llhe blood stpui-tc-d ouit in
stream, 'but the negrcsi- undertook t
defend herself. She threw up her iitrl
arm t? wai.d off the knife. Then he
assailant slashed at her. indicting s,-\
era! ug'ly wounds, one of which severed
a large vein that caused another stream
of hlood to gush out.
Bystanders rushed up ami stopped
the enraged woman from plunging the
knife into the woman's heart. In a few
mmiult.-s Oraoie Ann Tyler had faintl d
from the loss of Wood. Later she was
curried to her room. Policeman t\ J.
PhMK|?s alppeared' ?? n the scene just as
Magg.e Turpin was albout 11. m ik,- h. r
eicaipe. He arrested her and took her
to the lock-up.
Owing to the precarious condition of
Grade Ann Tyler the cuse did not
come up before Juseice .1. E. Ford yes?
Both of -the women or.- of hid re
pule. '.Maggie Turpin is a well known
character in police circles. She came
here several yen p. ago from Ttichmond,
after serving a term in tin- |>enitentiary
for s-tu'lvbing a woman. She has figure 1
in the courts on several occasions. The
lust 'time she was arrested she was
charged with stealing money off th.
person of a negro. For the offense Jus?
tice Ford gave her three monthi? in
prison, hut the keeper of the lock-up .al?
lowed the negress to go out nt w ill, and
while serving her term she figun d
brawls in saloons.
Maggie Turpin will lie held to aw
developments. If Grade 'Ann Tyler .1 es
as the result or the wounds the negress
will be charged with murder.
f arewell Banquet.
T:? huf.l dLUUgh'tKimt-n of th.- New part
News ShiipbuliUdbng airJd I>iy Dock C.?m
iwjny und ?he?r f?llende gave a farewell
ibaitwi'uet to Mr. David' Woodt a hull
d| uiuiglitsunami in tho nooms of the
lAimk.i Ileus Demo1 iroltic Club 4 .is*, milght.
Mr. Wood Willi, im a few days, ?ovo lor
the K.vn.'di.ke. it- features of 'tin- .-veil?
ing were Mr. George HtuiefVr'tS go phtJ
pthoinie, s>n?s and real'tuitconts -ond.-iV-d
(by Mtlssrs llenvr-r. Cliff cd. IFvtzg.iroid,
Kent. Bo.tkvr. Tatlbot Wot.d, CLvyton,
KXKCCTlVK COM.UITTKE MKKT.S.
Citizen? Arrituglng t? Kuiertaln Hie Volun?
The etitSzens' execuCvt- domimiititee of
fewenity-tnve recentUy a:pi>oinitedj to take
ink hand thw maiuter of orrangbng f??r
the eniOertaiiniiik.-nL of the s^tute Filc
mfcinis AsaocdaitilMi, which wilU ni.-of to
Maus oity tfhe flrsit week in Seii>temii?er
next, belli a mV.-et.ng at tlhe e?rjiral s>ai
tli,.n luesit night.
?No imp itttamit -bus.nec? woes .transit? t
eld, hut Rhode pTet-aeiu silent si ?nie flute
in talking over the piuns. It is estii
motfcld .that It will atqulire the sum of
$1.51)0 to enitetrtaln the viwtoiiti? ftrdmen,
ai.d the committee woiu go to work
Im med i altel y to raise the -mi ineyt An?
other meeting tviC'l "be held MlondiJiy
night, when petmamenit oingainizatdon
will lie effected. Following are the g. n
illlenien who compose Uhte oomimUttiee:
Messrs. J. B. Jennfinga Ge> rgo B.
West. S. N. Smith, D. S. Jones, M. V.
DViughty. J. Rowibo?tbm, J. hi. Wlfl
iitainn Fred. Bead, Elilas Peyseir, J. W.
iEttScltit, 'E. W. Milsteud, J. D. O. Brown,
Judsfc? Bamham, D. G. Smith, Thomas
Temple rVwel? J. K. M. NMwtkmi. L.
P. Sttarnes. L. B. Mttnvufiile". C. C.
SmElh. M. H. I^ash, E. W. Johnefcin, E.
C. IKllyeir, A. A. UH BS, John Uiavney
anU Mayor VV. A. Post.
Complete List Tomorrow.
Tomurrow morning e CC'ivz i.:u Tel?
ephone and Telegnaph Curai any will
prubllstti a cyni'iitete li.-i. ol Hits ''phone
ihaldeta up to date, and on n xt Tutis
day all of 'tie subser'cers wl'.-l b 'on
necited wl.h the sys'tA-.n .4' 200 uttons.'
Our terms urc: FVjr hustoess housaii. $30
a year, or $2.50 a month: i .-s.ic.i nu-.ti, S*24
a ytar or $2 a monn'h. Half ra-.-s to
churlllnble instit oitio'tis. II. M'. W4TZ.
moh 19-lt. Managetr.
T tnlglit's Attrai'tlon.
Talk al^-u"! new -women?it's the w.tl
Howtehalt wihs evei->- time; she is 'the lat
1 eat bid1 Dor pu'bldc favor, nn<l Mr. A.
Q. Scaim-mon's cormpany k?f com<d'.ar.s
piesent her at the Opeiu 'House tonight
ill'art exlt'remely langhtible way.
"The Heal Widow Brown." the re?
cent London and New Y'.nk suc.-.?s.
deals 'wlith the mixing up of two wid?
ows, one of them lielng an imiersnna
tion iby a skylo.rk'inig ykvung man and
Hlhe Inevitable complicaKions which e
mie. Aided' il>y prettiy faces, fetching
costumes, .Halting music ami delightful
dumcijig, a hilafni us evening's ontcr
jiltatoment is assured.
Ills Condition Improved.
Mr. W. P. Walker, Jr., fie ght 'traffic
(manager of the C(hesa|>eake & <>hi
railway, who was recently stricken
with .pairalysf? while in CincinnoJti. is
convalescing at l>r. Gwathmey's hos?
pital in N. rfofk. Mr. Walker was re
poHted much Improved yesterday. He
hopes to lie well enough to get over to
eee the launching on Thursday. Ac?
companied by Mrs. Walker, he will
then- sojourn at Hotel Wainwick to
about two weeks.
Certifl.nl Clu ck Kn Knute.
City TneiiMurer J. M. Ouirtils yesttfer
day anumno<ai' irecefved1 a ttctegram i roan
RudKflph KieylboIUe At Co., of Cincin?
nati. Ohiio. ?tati'ng tlat ?tue titled
?check for $5,000 reciutir?d by the c-ommon
council as tain evidence ?if good fali'th 1
thait It h'e firm wouCd take the city lycmds,
had- lljeten farwardel by speciuj deliv?
ery- The chieck will .preJba'bly be re?
ceived thlls moraiing. i ,
.Mr. Harvey Ialoyd, oif SePant'on, Pa.,
is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Blagden.
?No bue?imess of interest was transacted
im the Oarpoiati.b'n Coiuirt yestetUUiy
Mr. John Kennedy, of Washington, is
the guest of Mr. 3am.es H. Marlo-we.
iMtr. W. R. Wilson, of Smithllel.I, Is
the guest of his brother, Mr. IS. P. Wil?
Miss Katie I^athum has returned
from a visit to relatives in Loudoun
Miss Minnie Wheeler loft yesterday to
visit her aunt. 'Miss Cousins in Spott
It. v. 'I. T. Jones wilt addlres? tihe col
oiwd V. M. C. A. turnout vw uftfimcon at
Airs. A. Suul>e uif BiSt?mbTe, who has
.n vis. i t.g her paire-nts. Mr. and Mit?.
B. tiiviff. returned IWomfc yetsteaouy.
'Mrs. Any Bergan, who was called' to
Wilmington, sevetal days ago by the
dealth of her^'sTsteir, Miss Wilkinson,
has returned to the city.
Kranit Raehmuu, a former e>m,p!oyte
of the shipyard, was'killed yesp rday in
a railroad a.-cid, nt between Chesti r an 1
-Mr. and' Mrs. Fred Baker, of West av?
enue, htave r. turned1 front a visit to
Washington, Baltimore and Bosti n.
They have Ihx-u albsent alu.ut thie-,
The OuUJain benefit given in the Har
wo'd Building lat-lt might by th,. W. C.
T. LT. whs well pa'troinlzed and U hiind1
gi mio suvn was leuliaed.
Mr. IXivUl Wcod-, who has b,on em?
ployed in t he drawing room of tin- hui!
'dep.,! atmen't at the sM'pviajkl., v.- i'i 1 aw
?in a f.-w duiys f. ir Bultilsh Columbia to
einginge in gold mdnilng.
A new electric trap was used for the
first time by the i "h. .-ap,-ai< - Gun Club
at Rivervi-, w 'Pork yesterday after?
noon. The machine works something
on r!v order ,,r a bicycle, throwing ou
the clay pigeons with ih.- movement
of the pedals.
Mr. and ?Mrs. Harry Lichtfoot, of
Wheeling, W Va.. are visiting Mr. ind
Mr-. Franklin -I. Rhoados, on Twenty
ninth street. Mr. and Mrs. Bightfoot
will leav,- next Tuesday night for New
Vork where they will t ,k-- a ship ror
THAT MAMMOTH OKY DOCK.
Tlu, Mnouractur??' Kecor.l Cumin, ntH on
Tin- current issu-- ,,f the Manufactu
reuta Record jmibllishttl tie- follow?
ing regarding the mammoth dry dock
which will be built here toy Mr. Collis
"Today we hove tin- pleasure .nf defi?
nitely stating that Mr. C. P. Hfunltlmg
ton and his associates in roe Newport
N.-ws Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Com?
pany will Gmmedlately begin the ex?
penditure ot over JI.ooo.ihh) in the ?- ,n
soiuctidn of ;t dry .;>.ck almost doable
in size ?.-f any in the United States, and
probably the most mi dem and comipl-'te
in the world', thus g.v.ng the t> uth this
great pre-eminence. While Mr. Carne?
gie is writing letters advocating the
building of a great sh p yard at New
York. Mr. Huimtington is steadily budd?
ing c11> -what promises to be tin- mos;
omplete 'and possibly the largest ship
yard in the wcrld at Je.wpbrt News.
??Me c. fi. Orcutt, president of the
Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry
Dock Comijiuny. telegraphs the Manu?
facturers' Record as follows:
" A large dry -lock is to be built at
Newp'>rt Nows^Construi-ted in two sec?
tions, each capable of docking the larg
-?-t oatflrsbip. The total b-ngth of the
dock w ii '??? 1150 feet, the width ot tite
botitom eigthy feet, and the width at the
top 165 feet, till to I',- "f the la't st ap?
proved design. We ask no subsidy from
he v. rnment.'
"This ship yard already iriv.-s employ?
ment ".o seveial thousand 'hotels, and
th,- time is ppobdbly not many years
? I statu wi-.-n" its pay-roll will inc'iude
7,000 ... *..h?> nv re. The creation of this
in a irnitic-r.lt enterprise is u monument
to Mr. Huntington, and is on.- m an?
swerable argument in favor oif the
.-tooth's d'oi-ng its utmost to commanid
the fuv raible attention >.f th,- world's
SKItVICKS T<) .H< > IC lit > IV.
Son,,-<>r the Themen ihat Will It, ulHi-ours
S. rv'...-s will be heiU at the cimrcMeta
LM-ttK i tow as folSows:
Fa.ts-i I .tsbyteriain d-.r.m-h. Rev. E. T.
Wwlliford. past, u- Atv'ws at 11 A. M.
a: U 7:30 I'- M.
Fast l?tptlSlt churla. Rev. C. C. Cox
pas.' ir?'Servhts at II A. M. and 7:30 P.
AI. Subject in the eveming: "CSluli-st as
cm Ir.llu.-nve-." At the e-vtc'n?ng service
Mi'sis Omelunie FBetcheir wiil sling a so?
prano solo ?ntS'.?ed ?'The Paints."
?Mr. Cox 'WiiM c'ond-uelt st-rvices at th
North'End mission in the afltlmoon, at
Sed..-nd Baptist dijui-.?':?-, Rev. Thomas
J. MaeKaiv, pastor??ervSces at 11 A.
M. a,rJd 7:30 P. IM.
Wash?ngtom Avenue M. 1-1. abturch,
Rev. B. P. Xia*s>. o-mib. pasrt'.?r-J}?e.r\".V..-s
at 11 A. M. aind 7:30 P. M. Sulbject in
th-e mounting: "Christ CXmiing NfeOT";
i,n tlho evening, "Two Things That are
Oh'eBtiniuit Avetnule Bfethod-ist chtiirch,
Rev. iM. S. Oo'Ionna, Jr.. pasrtor?At.
v'.ttsat .11 A. M. ana 7:1". I'. M. Suibjetit
?in the morning: "Wanted1?A DlitkW. ??";
In ithe evening. "The Wlht-el of For?
Thirtieth Stivct ChxSBtilani ohurch.
Rev. W. R. -Moth-- juastor?Services
at 11 A. M. und 7:30 P. M.
Sit. Paul's ISpleKicpaJ church, Rev. J.
F. Ribble, pastoi?Sai'vices at 11 A. M.
and 7:30 P. M.
Sit. V?hfent's CatholEe chun-li, R.-v.
FatlW Charlv-s Donahoe, pastor?Uow
mass at s A. M.; Jiogh miass ut 10:30 A.
M.: vospvtS' and lieneoiebicn at 7:30 P.
WIM. A-SI-ISS CANDIDATES.
AKpirantH for Office to Btear the Kxpi-nse ?>f
The Demtcratlc citr- Rxecutlve Ct>m
mSittee he!d an adjourned mefetihg in
the- <-jity t.reasuter's office last n glut,
whvn judges were selected to n luct
the prin'.ujyi and other business was
The meeting 'Was held behind closed
doors and the pro eedlngs were, n'ct
given out for | ubHcation. but it' s tin
derstocld from a reliable source that
there was ooinsJdierablle wrangling over
the seC*ctr?!n t?f the judges from tine
i.rst ward, and tht- commltltee did n' 't
adjoulin till u lute hour. The prlmairy
will 1? OYeittJ under the revvnt law en
aCtfU1 by the lust General] As.-envbly. end
tht- i"-? Us will In- kco.t opr-n- from suir.irl ??
to Siumset. Acctuxllng to the plan
adb-pted last night siach ccnd'iv-atie will
li^ asst*??Kl pro intn f. pay the ex?
penses ' f h'.I'd'ing the primary. The
judgv-? and clerks will each receive $5
for their day's work.
Just try a 10c. box of Cascaret*. th"
lnest liver and bowel regulator erei
Cascarels stimulate llver.kl-li^ys and
bowels. Never sicken, weaken or gvlp?.
The correct full dress shirt at Hlrsh
Oret a nice umibivlltt pit HirShb>rg's
If it rains this week you will need it
badly; if it don't rain you cam lend it
to your neighbor. . '
FLOW Kits FOB SI Iss i V.
C. I". lIutitltiKloit Kemlbllvnit League Club
Will I'nwrnl I! r With u Basket.
Mies Christine Bradley, who will be
the sponsor tor t-hte Kentucky when V.".
shop is launched' next Thursday, will be
p-tesetnlted with a beautiful busk.I
Mowers hy tlhe C. P. Huntin?ton it- |in
l.tttti Leagu'e Chllb, . <f this eitv.
The nb-wers will 'be present- ?! Ho XI
Bradley tu Vom shipyard iniinn . at
after ehe .christens the Kentucky wj
iiutw taken ft mm the spring fi\
which Abrih mi Lincoln ?fter cut. ncli
bis t'hirst i.n lie- da-ys of t.s beylaw
fvl,ss Florence, the attractive duugh'i
of Mr. J. It. Jennings, will r prese
?t'lio club and' pit scut the 1<isk- t U? Ki
tueky's fa n- daughtler.
I teooiu'fors arc nbw ?itoi?. .1 in bea
t. lying nhe eliuli tiattiM ''a Wus-lilirg;
avenue, Inside the walls will l...
wiih the Slurs and Stripes and the c
ore of ?he club, tin the OUSsUI,. t
building will lite, gaily dress .1
streaniers .>f lurking wllt'h an Am- ric
IIa? gruV-eful-lv enltwiWed in tic- I. Lt(
oftht-club. < in Thurslay the nAuiis a
b< en extended ti^ visiting'-lt'cpLii'l '?'
while in the city.
nitthv i-MfeecSlij- to v ? ft. !;.:
Press build;in.-. Ideal Pharmacy. IV
F. Allen- Ae Cu-.'s dtrug silo.iv, W'urw.i
Pharm u-y. 'Newport News Win* a
Tjlquor Compari-v's store. T. W. lo -
enfe and other places . ,-f busin
wore dressed in Old Glory in honor
th,- approaching . vent.
Mayor aind Mrs. W. A. p. -t .-etuirm
fit mi RkhuToind'Cast evenvng. \VM>
uhte capital cii'tv Mayor Pos-t eali'Ivd
GUvoi-ro-r .1- H'-sg- Tvt.-r ami - v.-i d
Fl run ss Monk'
Police t ,iurt.
Justice Brown disposed - r the f
ig cases In the Police Court yi
J. Morrison, riding bicycle or.
C. W. H.nman, .1 i--? -r-.r.v; fin
COAL F?ll CCvUTSEK?.
It Is -learned that tike Chesapeake &
Ohio coal oflice here has received .n
structions tp be prepared to coal the
cruisers Minneapolis anui' Columbia,
within: the next 'twenty-fcur hours. It
was expected that the w;i.:sh -j-s would
arrive here io.li.ry, but up to ithe hour
ported at Old Point.
ALAlBAIMA I d-'F; GEORGIA ON.
The Bay Xiinc steamer ?:.- rgl?, whi
has ibeen overhauled, airived o; -
Point last evening from ts.tiiti.ix.ro. lia
Ing re-.u-mtd h.-r place on tic- i-u
Th-- steamer A'labama wil. now boil
for her spring renovation, the Virg i
running in her stead.
Til E M. & IM.'STiiaVMIERS.
As y.-t the Merchants and M lit
Transportation Company has roi-elv
a miKiny s lleet, -with a view ot pressing
staunch vessels* and well 'adapted for
use by the Navy DejHirtment, it is con
sidered likely that Whey -would be useful
should the emergency arise. They are
strongly bullt, und IV)r trcnspo.ls or
tenders would mal?.- sial sfactnry addi?
tions to the navy. Th,- vessels are -.1"
large carrying capacity, built ? f s:,- 1
and iron, and the more recent! additions
io the fleet?the Jun-iata, II- ward, Glou?
cester and FuiTfax?cVmlil p.- bably be
supplied with armament for us.- a- aux
thelr dirnenSl' ns and the names -f the
Juniata. length 202 feat, lvani 4.' feet,
tonnage 3,000, Catpt. J. S. M'arcih.
Howard, length 2:10 feet, beam 42 feet,
tonnage 3.000. Caplt. W. J. Bond.
Gloucester, length 2!>f? feet, beam 42
feet, t?nnage 3.000, Oa.pt. W. F. Howes.
Fairfox. length 2l>3 feet, beam 42 f et,
tonnage 3.000, dpt. John Johns n.
Essex, length 2X2 feet, beam 40 feet,
t- image 3.000, Cupt. O. YV Billups.
Dorchester, length 2S2 feet, beam 40
fee't. tonnage 3,000, Ca.pt. D. P. W. Par?
Chatham, length 2S7. f, -. !,1. am 40 f ?!,
tonnage 3,000, Capt. John Momeli-as.
Itas.-a; length 240 feet, beam 37 feet,
tonnage 2.0OO. Caipt. Charles James,
Berkshire, length 270 feet, beam $8%
feeet, tonnage 2,Moo. Capt. .1. W. K r
Aileghany. length 270 fc.-t, 1. am SS%
feet, tonnage 2,300, Caji-t. '/. Nickersdn.
I). H. Miller, length 270 feet. 1. am 8S%
feet, t-'-nnage 2.300. Cu-pt, C. C. Peters.
These vessels run between Newport
News. (Norfolk, Baltim- re Provi I'en -.
Hot) I.nts i>t Auction.
Rale will commence or. -. .e 24lh of this
month?after the latiricS.lmg is over
in} continue until all .are so'ld. Pro?
perty situated on car line and wot -i
fr.nt. For maps and iniformation cal
on Powell Bros. & King ,2701 Wash?
ington avenue. mr2-tf
( Obun Day.
Saturday will be known as Cub n Day
OS. Wagoner's Phoil-ogriph tlali.-ry. 2i!2
Washington a v. mite. The total receipts
of -that day will In- turned over to the
Cuban relief commit!,-.-. If you wa-nit
pitttures and at the same tin".- help, the
Oulbotns, (.erne arou-nd-. inch 17-31.
MA It-"H 1?. 1
T d srre to express our h--?itfc'l
thanks for myseCf on": wife lo -il ou
kind friends Pt.r their kind roe** and th
loving wi.rds of sympathy, and forth
i-ewit-'-t-.l floi.a1 offerings to out dear ft
nan. d F-rti. Willi.-.
MR. AiND MRS. JOHN Gf 1MEN.-"MITB
IM 17- 3t p
The steamer Louise and the steam
Plymouth, will tak.- pasiengt rs -
board at the Chcsapcike .?1- Ohio pa
senger pier to vittw the the hum
fr.-m the river -front. Fare, 2."- eenl
If you want pictures or any kln-1 m
size see Wagoner, 2412 Washington av?
enue. ?eb 20-t!.
Cascarets stimulate llver.kidneys and
bowels. Never sicken, weaken or gripe.
AN AIR OF?iE
Navy Department Impatient
for the Re pott.
MOVEMENTS OF VLS^llS
?ruis r 'Montgqm
iinig from 1! iv.uv.i.
T rluu i !
?ns and ammuni
? M rgiam line steamer Arkansai?
? -I here this mornins from Havana
Senator 'Money aind Congressmen
s .1. Cuinminga and Alden Smith
f : ?- d ?-? :? -s r-i-s r '.\ ish\ Hi
I i S'rA'KS A'.VD STRTPiES.
K'.Vi >. IRIN?.. 'AI itch lS.--T.lt
?nmander Colw. 11. 1T. S.
t.-er MclMorris and tVn
h.irne. arrived an board
A. M. The chief ollieers
?V.. si"!' I 1 * '? i
Wil l. VOU UK KKI'llKSKSiTKDV
itss inun in Newport News ought
? a e.( .resc nt vvi in -the handsome
ch'ing Edition ot th.- Duity Press.
? issue*! next Thursday. The pub
s luv,- not simred ittius an.! rx
? -it their effi r'ts t.> make the
Ki.p.-t will ue s.-ni to al! parts of
?lunching l-M :..
..I" th- 1 I.IS?H
?mi-: w?ii;i< otp coNtJiTtiass.
House De-vtAes Ainvthtm Dav t?. tllib
INmtoffiee Ap]KroitHS-ati> n
t'Lty Telegraph i
WAS'IH'NGTO'N. Marth is..The
office iiiiMWoptV'iuuin !>:)!.' inn i inl.yi >liis=
posed of two pages o-f it. .Must of the
lay was devoted to .1.r;,,i... ?? t.he
merits of tin- pneumatic tube mail se-r
vlce of New Vork. Huston und IMiiia
? I. Iplt-ia an.! tin- advisability of ...,nt bl?
uing tlu- existing contract. An .-ft'-.rt to
? is defeated, but the opponents of'the
appropriation succeeded in securing the
idopilon ..f an amendment providing
no additional contracts should 1>.- made
An amendment was adopted milking it
a mfedemeinor for any iierson ;?? "pad"
the mails during 'he period when the
?nails are being weighted to determine
the compensation io b.- paid by the do.
agi icnltut-.il a ppr. pri'.u ion bill was
At- S ..'clock the House adjourned.
WMKKl.Y C.V.NK STATE MENT.
NRW Y' VitK. March IS?Title totail
>-,. k cfeatings in the iTTnf.ted Stakes Vor
t"a?? wo.-k were fl.'iSfl.lOC.?"'.?: ptar cent,
?a, .4 .ac trti f \ v; V rk
TE3Rifl'l,B..E EXPD I?1? ?NS.
Twenty KHlol In Sitxiftn and E'gh't In
?I nno' o.
A1A I-I'.ll". Mairch IS.?A terrible ex
t>jC Won i. . k i-ia.e today tin ?!v.- Santu
fsal.v,l mfno. at Bc-lmez. awovinee of
CorU.TVO. Twenty liodies have already
beom rn-tti-verid und as itunn.v men n-re
as y.-t uro. uri'.-.l for. Five of tl
r - -u 1 hlave t--u -.-umbe l l\? UheStr i-nju.
''kINGSTii-N. JAM via BBR1MWDA,
Ma nth IS.?A dvnaimitv expliilsiion t'tok
wire ktlir. d . mid ir.any ind'tieU.
TWENTY HOUND EIGHT,
i Bv Tettegranh.)
I.< TISVlI.I.,k. KT.. M'irc.h- Pc?'lAns
trtu?a-n:" Jimmy lNuira was rfwn Ithe
decision i vor Jim Watts fool! wed),
eha-rp.-n middleweight bif the South,
in- Ithe twentieth round tomigBitt. The
flghltiing was fast and futrious. and on
pi lints should" haw bee-n awim-ded tt? tha,
o...?-r. ,1 man. he Handing three times to
th.- Australian's one.
SPAIN'S TORPEDO FTjOTITdUA.
MAIHti'D. MaecM IS.?The Impartial
today says that 'the Institidtlons sent tu
the torpo io HotiMa to remain at Oa
n.fty Is'tu-.l? is due to the g vernment's
d'. sir.- that the s-iuad:' m should be es
ci i ted In Cu'lia by a cruder and for n.
oth. r reason.
A STIM K E 1 MMI N IvVT.
I I' A \ 1 Ma iT IS - V soil' us
-ngest ordinance factory In the United
tat es. The m- n are greaitly dis-atis
i-l. A strike would greatly o-'.oid the
reduction ..f the big guns. Men obj . t
number of ..nip! y,-. s have been di
SENAT? ~ "I A SON l(M PATI ENT.
\\".ASH'I X-;rr. .'X. Moireh as Senn'ti,?.
lasi n soys that unless the Prosidenlt
Fit A X 'E-S I >!?: M A?N I I
t. pi :ti-:u !.-?:( :r i:.;. m.,,->
ITALY'S A'KlMORED CHUIS-E'R.
t? KM E. M rich IS II is nffl - a ly o
nounCeid that Adm?inl Brio. It Oy's mi
'sio-r oif nun-tne. has consent,? ;?? t
sane oif the arm ited aruSser Vauese
ROtME, 'March IS.- An riffieEiail deirrtn-l
is given to the rejKiCt that the aa-moltid
cruiser Varese hat.- be--ii si r.?.l.
WASHINH.MN. Mat-, is. 'Ph.- House
III a-utdiorizlng tin- secretary of the
reasupy to make expenlmients on.I de
r-rmi.ne tire h.-st mliiterial for min.ir
niiis and submit designs to congress.
is favorably reported.
Fi .RERj'N 'Ni i'ri :s .
Any .me with Samho PanziV fancy
or isian.ls may buy -"ni,. Sitlvages,"
I north of the fanarh s. which are oit
vd for sale at '.Madeira. There are
?ce !ar?.- islands and several small
?so who carried liim in her arms is
I alive at the age of ln:t years. Hei?
ne is Maria Degll Inn ici nt. She has
I on bread, polenta and water all
? life, and never tasted medicine,
lat-knang is a m.i mi f aft tiring town
Wurii-mbuig, not far from Stuttgart.
m Co-iogne 'by post, reach, .1 it in
inrteen weeks, bearing the postmark of
sn.in. in northern It in o: of P-alem
ig. ?in eastern Sumatra, and of other
,.\ ner-c match, s ihr.-at. n to dri ve
the f.v dish. Tin- ex pi nation,
h wa- 9.000 gross of 'boxes in 1 St?4.
to 9,000,000 in 1895, and 18.000,000
in lt'.ii!. The price per case of
boxes is Jlfi.50. Japan now sup
Ohinn ind India and is working
vav in:., the Rr'tish mark.-:.
np'oS Hlrshbe-rg's and s.c the new
I.- Chinaman., ii is paid, can write
lay work 'til day. stand in i no
in oil day. weave, bent gold. oarv.
y do InfinS tely te 1 ..us Jobs und dls
*r ii" more weariness and Irritation
n if he w.-rc a machine.
TT-.i Tux- ,l.i Hat is> a b itui:y- a:
The l?-st laundtered shirt in t^r.-e worh
fbr 50c., ait H.rshberg's.
Fifteen Virginians Going to
NEW ENTER PRIZE A MYTH
.molcr ..r tin- li?l?.(r}- Disappear,, and
I..i.VIH Worlbless vUkkUh l?cl.li..l.
I-' ?i Ii.tu I ..r It, , . Dr. <;,-,, rK,.
(Spe- ;.ii to the Dai'lv press- i
UI.-it'.M. ..VI?. '.Marth is -A party of
leave tomorrow afternoon f.?r the Klon?
dike regions to seek gold. There are
three well known young men -from the
I i-i.-water .- et Ion in the party?'Messrs.
S. W. an I p. s. 'Marshall and 11. C.
r.-pp, of Portsmouth. The party is
amply supplied with funds and all mod?
ern eoulpmeiits and expect to make
their fortune before returning.
Mr. ?.;s... A. Howkins. who was de?
feated by Mr. It. P. Munford for co-m
ni.si ioner of revenue, 'has demanded a
recount. Muni', r-l's majority was en y
fifty ..tit of -i vote of ab -ut 10.000.
The funeral of Rev. Dr. George C.
Vainders-Iioe, on,- of tin- best known and
beloved |Kis;..rs in the Methodist con?
ference, and rather uf Dr. George K.
\iiti.loi\sl.ce, of'Phoebus, took place this
ailteriioon a; Union Sta-'.ion -Methodist
church, services 'being conducted by
Bishop John C. O-raniberry and Rev. Dr.
A. G. Brown. To - chutth was densely
?row.], d. Th.- remains w.il Jay in ,-tute
until to-morrow morning at 9 o'clock.
,n whi, h time th.-y -ein tic taken -to
Suffolk for interment.
x- a that the primary election Is
iver. applications r--r positions in the
:i:': of the now council ir,- worrying
the life --in of the nominees. There
? re several candidates for each office
p. be tilled.
Richmond was not very long ago
congratulating herself on securing a
manufacturing establishment which
would give employment too large num
b r .,r operatives. Options wore secured
,.n i :-ii.- for th-- plan: an 1 everything
was ready :,- move. Put the promoter
is not here. Hut several reminders of
his h tving been here are turning up :n
th,- shape .-f returned checks, notes and
other evidences of " l't. Clothing mer
cha-nts. hotel -people, real state agents
and others contributed to the sup-port
of Ho- boomer. The case has not been
(reported "... the police.
RTOHIMONTD. Vj.. March IS.?Mayor
Post, olf Newport News, called upon
Governor Tyler today, extending the
heetpita-lities ..f his city and. as the per?
sonal r--pr--s.-ni.itiv,- of the Newport
News Shipbuilding and TVry Dock Com?
pany, delivered official invitations to
h. Uovernor and his staff to attend the
launching next Thursday.
CARTER COURT ?MARTIAL.
At ?Conclusion of Yesterday's Proceed?
ings Prosecution Rested Its Case.
fBy Telegraon >
?.WANiV.VII. G'A., March lX.?Colonel
Thomas 'F. 'Barr, Judge id vacate, an
nounced <u th.- conclusion of today's
proceedings in the Carter court martial
thai th-- prosecution would rest.
This is ihe stage In the pr..--ceilings
-vhlcih the -i.-r.-nse ha- been long a wait
ng. The orosecu-tion began its work
n January 12. and with t.-l iv has con
Is u-med lust -1111,? weeks and three days.
|ll has been expected by tin- defense
14 the prosecution would not conclude
lil tomorrow, and for that reason
11 n-,i lie r-- idy :?- pr.11.1 until Mon?
day at II ..??-lock. It is expected that
ib.- defense will take about three weeks
;?. put Its side "f tin- case, though It 1?
posS?Me in vi. w of the mass o-f testimony
presented by Ihe prosecution It may
There were on'lv two important wit?
ness, s before tin- court today. William
M. Black, commissioner .-f fche District
..f 'Coluir.'biii. formerly engineer officer
In . barg,- at St. Augustine, and Captain
Abbatt. eivsrinf-er corps, stationed at St.
I'mi. hui ?irmerly at Charleston. S. t-.
Rath .-r these officers were members of
disapproved the projeei then presem-tod
j for ;!i- Improvement of CunVberland
Sound. Their testimony related almost
wholly P. Hi it work. 'Neither them
I agreed wholly wi-th Captain Carter's
methods in d-.'nar the work, but their
lestimony was not weighty. Two other
i- were introduced to testify
I wi h regard t-? forms ..f chockers u- ed
..n ib..- fascines, and the court a'djourn
until 10 o'clock Monday morning.
GAGE IN t'LKVHL.VND.
fBy Tel. graph.)
.EVll'LAVD. March IS.- -Secretary
'i,- Treasury Gage delivered on .id?
's ibis evening before the clumber
..'as . -a iv- .Vitin
n Secretary Gage si-v rai w.ks aro
be ch inii.- r No one but memibe.ra
- admitted. After the address the
- ? irv wis entertained at the Union
A flnpp.t Woman
U th- housekeeper who buys her coal
?1 from the Warwick Coal s-nti
.... Twenlty-elshth street. }al4-tf
11 ontinucl on Fourth Page.)
He Wants to Fight.
Mr W i-. Barrett, f -rmerly a ser?
vant in the Huntington Rifles, and
iw in th-- tstate of New Y-irls hau
i-.rltten a letter to Captain S. S. Atvhl
?al.l commanding tin- company at that,
?mo -inking that he be notified In ths
?ven't ..f the military being called out
10 that he can come to this city and re
oin his comrades.
Sergeant Barret! Is n w- 11 drilled man
mi.! Would b.- a valuable addition to the
luntington Rifles in case the company
s ordered to the front.
Ilrrssed in Old t.l-.ry.
\heade the city is beginning to take
,-n a holiday appearance In honor of the
ittufole launch ng. Yesterday M Mittle
dorfer & Son. deo rators, f Richmond',
liesscl the fronts --f the Banneir CHoth
nig Store and -Mickey's saloon and res
aura nt and iMugler s cafe in Old Glory.
? t|?ven ft. Adams' saloon on Tyenty
Ird street was als., decorated,
her ploV-es ..if 'busin.- s will be deoo
CabSnet?, $2.00 dozen: Diamonds. $150
neir doz.-n: tin types 2 for 25c. at Wag?
ner's. 2-412 Wash ngton ave. mch l.-Cf
- or no fla?
ts'.if.-r Butter Crackers.
Don't forget the little house 2412
Washington avenue when, you wnnt
pictures. _ r2 ,h?
Wood delivered 1n any part of the
cKtv M S WARREN, 445 Twenty
ninth street. Phone 2615. feb6-2na