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Hia TObbed many a man of valuable
"property. Walle (he Is ?aSMtog what to
do. some .poorer tout more tar-sighted
man snaps up aiprporttnjSties i,n tended foi
him. (Let the pasrt he a Qesson. Ev
?ryUhlmg hlii*n'!t gone. Some specially |
good things Just now aire:
iVery de?iraJble Holt on Thirty-third
street near 'Washington avenue,
Business Lot Corner
One of the ibest business stands la the |
-city on Washington avenue.
Corner Twenty-eighth street and |
An 18 Room Dwelling.
Three stories just complete1!!, situated |
on Twemty-fif th street 'between War?
wick and, 'JetTerson avenues. The
proposed bridge across the C. & O. raii'l
roaid tracks will greia/tSy improve the
value of 'this property. Rents for $15.00
6 Room Residence.
Situalted on Twenty-eighth street be- [
tween 'Chestnut omd Roanoke avenues.
A bargain at
flVerm??fl50 cash and $9.00 a month.
Some very hla-ndsome modern dwell?
ings' between West and Wlashi ngton
avenues for safte. 'For particulars call
e>t our office.
?SB anna 187 Twoaty-ifiif>2i street, (New?
& Every Verne n Tooth Brush ^
we sell Is guaranteed.
We are agents for ?Nuu'naily's
We sell "CShlco" Cigars.
Our line of stationary la the
nicest In town.
We make the betrt Hot Choc
jleutje that can he made.
Our spedaJ work 1a filling
prescriptions?We do it right.
if. in SI,
tOp. Johnson's Opera House ^ .
Lile's Chief Blessing.
He?thy -people don't \'A ride wheels,
?tor ?re all "bicycle riders he&lihy, but
any phyelciaa will t-U you that tiere's
Co form of eserclse hiore healthful than
bicycling. A w^beel is the best kind of
"spring medicine" you can take.
We prescribe the ?)CLIPS53. Every
thing considered, we think it's ;he most
?eosomicel and permanently satisfac?
tory wheel ijou can buy. Come in and
let us teld you why. Repairing free.
Newport News Cycle Co.:
"yftaap-Q. KIPPER, Manager.
SXt tm!a stnwt, wwwport New?, Vn. |
it jxfa au ff?r from pales in your eye? '
and he*d consult
. O. F*ETTUS,|
KTB SPECIALIST. T
MR Waehlngtoc ave..f er.port Nene.Va.
He make* an exaarinatl n of your eye?,
asssrtaining just what Is needed in the
?way of glasses, rs.?dlcal treatment, ?to.
i Th coats you nothing?other specialists
skarge you from 51 to *10. Examination
Cres, and satisfaction guaranteed. No
sftsrea Is mads for visits to the house*,
?t patient* In this -lty or Hampton. Of
Boe in K3or*e dr.if o.ore.3*B Washington
avaoua, Office ?jouro: 9 to 3 s? tn? trad
S toJff.m. .. _, eei (M-m.
HAS FOUND A
The court consisting' of all
classes of people of Hamp?
ton and vicinity who truly
acknowledge that the cele?
brated Clothing and Men's
is giving greater values for
less money than any other
house on the peninsula.
For this week?special.
We offer some elegant little
Children's Suits, ranging
from 3 to 7 years, at
Real value $3.50. Look at
our windows and get an idea
of what beautiful suits we
Next we offer Men's Fine
Black Clay Worsteds at
?5.48, real value ?7.50. There
are many more interesting
bargains too numerous to
N. B. We have inaugurated
a Custum Tailoring Depart?
ment and can make you a Suit
SKIRT PATTERNS FREE
I. i 1
I 'ajn stii'H in the lead selling
And a general line of
I offer something entirely new in a
Waterproof Skirt Binding
t?cat does not rub as velvet !
bindings do. With every one 1 give |
i Bkirt Txittern free.
Tlie largest and 'handsomest
Cheniel Table Covers
Ever id in HairnpKm for TDc.
A. beautiful line of silks for DOc, 7
und Jl.UO er yard.
?Spring Jr--ss goods in any style and
arretu quantity. Wh tee cihecked goo-is
und Ind ? L,int.-n a specialty.
T. A- Cooke
12 West Queen St.
P. B. MESSENGER,
Frames, Sash, Blinds & Doors.
Queen Street, HAMPTON, VA.
? Q. Bor. IM._
5100.00 horse, carriage, harness, two lap
robes, whip, halter, weight, two hitch
ng strops. The horse 5s absolutely
xiooded amid warranted sound, kind,
Wivllc and fearfes. The whUe turnout
would! be cheap for $200.00. I will sell
'or $100.00 sp?t cash. Ndt a blemis.h on
;he horse any way, shape or form, and
u R.?r. S. J. P.SOWN, of
Real Estate office Popular Avenue,
Phoebus. A thorough trial ?will be
given and a responsible guuramtee.
SLOCK BOX 225,
BOOT AND SHOE MATTER.
2809 Washington avenue
KBI'AIR WOBK A 8BM3UI/kTg,
Market Quotations From the
Leading Business Centers.
NEW YORK MONEY MARKET.
NEW YORK. April 7.?Money- on call
steady at 2?3 per cent.; tost loon 2 per
cent.: prims mercantEe pa pel- "@6 per
oeift.; surbng exehuingre steady with
?actual business in banker.' bills at
$4.S3%?4t$3:.a for demand and at $4.S0%
for sRxtyi days; posted rates $4.80%?
4.SLV4: eonameri iai bills ^4.S0 silver eer
titlcita* 86?S7: bar CM vet- 5S%; Mexican
doiillairs 4-3; govwntnent bonds irregulua :
state 'bond's dull1; railroad bomus Jinn.
NEW YOKK STOCK EXCHANGE.
NBW YORK, Apl.a'1 7.?The cbmviction
Is evidently u mattered in Wall Street
that the delay in presenting the Presi?
dent's mssage to Coingress addh to the
posslbiilitiesj. of a peaceifull sorltation of
thief Cuban jqueUiUon. The market clos?
ed a shade lowet- today on the average
price. Indlivkhaal losses were in ailmost
hiM cu-ses conifanird to fractions and thete
is a fair ~ prints! tag ?_.if gains among
leading stocks. Only a small proportion
W th-- sharp advance which came with
yesterday's news that the 'message was
to ii?e. d iaiyed until Monday was wiped
out. The 'professional beans showed no
di: .position to renew their shclrt cone
tracts. Neither was there any sign of
.'iquidattoin of long holdings. The only
buying demand! was caused* lay some
slight..covering of shorts amid a very
limited amount of commission house
buying. The result was ani almost
stagnant market. There wai- no deve'l
opment of the day which awakened it
llaom 'its lethargic condition. That this
dullness is due to an attitude clE wait
ins was evident from the sudden activi?
ty when it iK-cume known yesterday
that the Prot-ident's message way de?
layed' -and when it was su-popsed that
the del-ay indicated proiia'ble eonces
slv.ns by- the Madrid government The
public imprtssion' in Wall Street 1k that
th.- undertone of fi/rnrness in it he .mar?
ket is due to some hidden motive, sen
cl.ailiy suipposiid to be the expectation
that Sjxt'in will yield to. pre-i u.re from
the Etiiropetn 'powers and f rom the PoiPe
end' will concedie the demands olf the
United. States. Today's smiil-i ilosfes ini
the face of the generally threat-ning
a: ipeet o.f the situation can only be ex?
plained on the hyp-th-sis that a Peace?
ful solution' is still hoped for.
The situation im-the money market is
felt to be one fortified agtair.ist even u,
severe -.hock. Bank reserves ail over
th country- have been greatly strength?
The total sales of stocks t-day were
The leading stocks closed ?is follows:
Baltimore & Ohio. 10J
Canada Pacitic . 81
Canada Southern. 471
Chesapeake & Uliio. 1WS
Chicago C Alton. 154
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy.. !13f
C. C. C. & St. L.*. 28
do do pref'd . 7S5
Delaware & Hudson. ltui
Delaware, Luck. &W. 148
Erie (new) . 12J
Fort Wayne . 168
(~4reat Northern pref'd. 148
Illinois Central. 00
Lake Siiore . 178
Louisville it Nashville. (50
Manhattan L. ?8
Michigan Central. 1 >2
Missouri Pacific. 265
Mobile & tJhio. 27
New Jersey Ceutral. U2
New York Ceutral. 111?
Norfolk & Westeru. 12J
Northern Pacific. . 285
do pref'd. <i2i
Kock Island. 8??
St. Paul. b'Ji
do pref'd . 143
Southern Pacific. 13*
Southern Railway. 7i
do pref'd. 26$
Texas & Pacific. 10
Uiaiou Pacitic. pref'd. 521
Adams Express. 1U0
American Express . 120
Uuited States Express. 38
Wells Fartro Express. 115
American Tobacco. 10 li
do pref'd . 115
People's Gas. ti2
Consolidated Was. 177$
General Electric. 32i
Pacific Mail . 24 J
Pullman Palace. 172
Silver Certificates. 00
Sugar . 110*
do pret'd . 10S
Tennessee Coal & Iron. 20$
Westeru Uniou. 86*
Chicago North westeru. 110
do pref'd. 1724
Chicago Great Western. 10J
CHICAGO. April 7.?A combination
of favorable crop report*. w;uk cables
and an absence of important trading
made a very dui'l and weak market of
wheat todmy, July cilosling fat a decline
of a.bout a t-r.nt. The closing of the for?
eign exchanges until after the Ea.-ten
b.'.id-ays undoutntediy had siame effect
on the vohimie of tilading do . Every
tih'mg else on the rloor was weak, part?
ly tfhtough sympathy with wheat. Cent
closed cor.t lower. Outs lA?'\i cent
lower and provisions? f<@7% venia fewer.
WHEAT? Open High Low Closed
Ma\ 105 105* 105 1054.
July 84i 84} 83* 83*
Dec 70* 77 70 7tir+
Mny 2!)J 20 ? 20 20*
July 80} 30} 30* 30*
Sept 81} 32* 31* 314
May 251 S3* 25* 2
July 23* 23* 23* is
i'UHK - ?>.
May 0.85 9.85 9.75 9.82}
Juiv 9.SI24 10.05 9.85 9.90
Slay ' 5.224 5.25 5.15 5.17* |
July 5 30 5.30 5.20 5.25
May 5.17* 5.17* 5.15 ?.15
July 5.27J 5.27* 5.28 5.22*1
OaHli quotation- were as follows:
flour steady; No. 2 yellow corn, |
20na*', No. 2 ?priiag wheat,?
No. 3 spring wheat, ?lti5',l8; No. I
2 rod, 103}; No. 2 com, 29(<5*; No. |
2 oats, 255; No. 2 white, 29@24i*; No.
3 white, 27J?29; No. 3 Rye, 51; No. j
i barley, 30@45; No. 3, ?: No. 4,
-; No. 1 flax seed, ll9@122; prime
timothy seed, 2.75; mesa pork per
b?rrel 9.80@9 85; lard per 100 pounds
5 firstname.lastname@example.org*; short ribs sides (leose),
?email@example.com; dry salted shoulders
boxed 4 firstname.lastname@example.org; short clear sides,
boxed, email@example.com; whiskey distillers'
finished goods, per gallon, 119*.
P?.V.LTIIM,ORE, April 7.?Flour dull;
Win-eat easy; spot and ml inith S9Vi@
:9%: May- !Kt%@!l!>%; steamer (No. 2 red
,!5*S*9?%; 'rii.?Jth''-rn wheat - by sample;
.*4r?!.<i0; do on gi.-jde 95%?0!)%.
Corn easy; l-pot, month and .May 34?
?14%; steamer mixed 33%0-33%; South?
ern, white corn 36 asked; do yeWow 3514
Oats quiet; No. 2 white 33@3&%; No. 2 !
iltye firm; No. 2 nearby 55'1/4?56; Not 2
iHby firm; choice timothy $firstname.lastname@example.org.
G.iai.n freights very dull; no demand;
Sugar strong; unchanged.
. Butter firm; unchanged:.
Egg.i 'firm; uinchangedt
Cheese steady; unchanged.
O?etuaee $1.25@1.'50 per (basket^
11 A M F T O
King Street, near Queen, opposite the
AH news letters for publication In
this department should be addressed
to Daily Press Bureau. Hampton.
The Daily Press will be found for
sale every morning at the following
Hampton?Postofflce news stand,
Colbert's book store, and at the KIdu
Old Poilnt?'Baulch's stationary and
book store, Hygeia Hotel and Cham?
ber] in Hotel.
FRIDAY, LVPRIL S, 1898.
WILL HAVEiftNEW LINE
Council Grants a Franchise
for Another Railway,
FIGHT TO A FINISH
Mr. Darling, by Counsel, Opposes the Or?
dinance, Bat it is Curried By a
Vote of 4 to ?. Other
IBy a vote of 4 tu 2 the town, council
passed the oi-dlinotnce granting a fran?
chise to the iNtowjMwn. Ne'ws, Haonpton
?und Old Point Ku.ilway and Electric
iWlhen Mayor J. Barpron Hope rapped
the_ town council to order last night
ait i:30 o'clock all of the mem bens were |
?present ain'd ready to attend to .the bus
m.eas 'before the body.
?AEter traiisaicii'nB some minor busi?
ness the otMtoaaiice -gran'ting a franchise I
tu 'tin- Newport News. Hamipton and I
i h d Putna Utec-irk: ComgMmy was called I
ulp for action, aind in an instant th-e
ooiurt room was as ttWl as could toe. !
every one being intensely interested
yhe decision.- uf the council.
TVt 8:30 o'clock the council adjourned
lu-om the town- coucnWl room -to -the court
?ro'om to take up tGie frawclhist ordo?
nnance. The president of the cvun?l
cabled for the (report of the committee,
o'ii'd the chaiinmam reported that they
and hud dr/twn -up the' oidl'iiaim-e per
tttinamK to/he'nmitei>-The clerk of the |
council wafis i'iistj.-^j^'fed to read .the <
dlmunve. (J3a?^route proposed was as I
foretold1 by the Daily 'Preus, and was |
fu.'iy desc-rutoed in .the document.
As soon as the ordinance had been !
read, Mr. O. 'Wreuy Booker moved that
-Che counsel for 'Uhe two -companies
be allowed- the iprivillege oif the lloor.
The -motion was carried. 'For a mimiuite
a death-like siiewee foiitawed, and then
Attorney A. ?. Segar, on behalf of uhe
Newport 'News, Hampij-on and Old Point
IPJaUiway Company, infj-k the lloor and
sugges'.ed' that the tfepresemta lives of
?t'iie company i^kin'g/for cite franchise
.-.l.-.nuid open thesdebate.
lAU'cirney Saimiual iRegester, of ?Rilcih- I
mond, utnswereVl BfjS-.^iSegar in a few [
iwords, statiinig unait/we thsm'sht Mr._Dar
lihlg's attorney sih-wuM open the debate.
Colonel Tulbib ainfewere>d In behalf of
Mr. .Darling. LAruvmey 8. Gordon Cum?
mins latgreed with Mr. Regester, and
aiga'in 'Mr. Segair elpoke in behalf of the
v.id *.l.w 'i'ijve and' again Mr. Ragesber
a:n.-nvi rod'. Quick arguments were ex?
changed between ttoei-ie 'gen'tti'eimen until
it was finally <JecSie<4 that attorneys
for the new coimipuny should open -che
debate, that the other 'gentlemen should |
tfoi'.ioiw and than the ifirst one speaking
gihouid have the- -privilege of closing.
In a'e'eo.idu.n'ee with this agreement j
iMr. iS. Gordon Cumim'ilnig totok the floor j
and to a plain', busiiness-iike imariner
demonstrated the adlvlaintages the town i
of Hampton wouW receive if the new
company were brought through and ail- |
'towed -the frawelhlise.
On -behalf of Mr. ODa-rtin'g's road. Col?
onel Thomas Tabib followed Mr. Cum- I
imiing in an eloquent speech. Colonel [
Ta.b-b's. points were strongly empha
sized by eloquence for which he is well
(Attorney A. S. Segar, also for the
Newport News, Haimipton and Old Point
Railway Company, was the next gen,tie
mlam to be heard. Mr. Sega,r solid, in
?-Gemfiemen, I ?ay this company iWtiiM
be a menace to -life -aind ?property. As
it is, a can- passes oven- the tracks on
King Htreet jbetwee'n Queen and Locust
streets every seven and a haiif minutes,
but then it would pass every -three and
.onie-qua.rter mtilnutes; iaaid this does not
take in'Lo account the freight trains."
-Be* 'it is o'tvly for iOwo squares," eaid
'Mr. 'Booker, otf the icounciil.
??Yes, sir." answereVi 'Mr. Segar, "but
?i'-f you or I know that we were to be
killed by a street "calr, it would not make
i ay diffectn'oe to us Whether it was
'inside of those two squares or between
'Xewipaau Neiwis' and Oi'd Point." Laugh?
ter aind appiia-use folloiwed and some
?one in the court room slhouted, "Tho/t's
iJ'.'gf.W read~"a p-etiiti'on from the
reis'idenits of Kunig sureet wihich aske<l
?the icouineiil not to -giiunt the f.iun?hi&-.
'The ipetiit'ion whs si'gived iby a large
number of the residents on tiie etreet
on wh'i'ch the company -wan'ts to loo' Wa
i tacks. ,
?Mr. Regesiter, of 'RliChmond, followed
for the new company in a forceful
sipeecuu. Mr. '.Regester said:
??Before I say anyth'iinlg else, I iwiamt
?to stale that i'f the pe-aple of Hampton
don't -want to have us bring our road
through Wheir t?Jwn' -we 'don't want -to
toevme; aind will not. We are not here?
to aniagoniize Mr. Darling, but are here
ji-i business men for business purposes."
Touching on the subject of the line
on Queen -si?reet he said:
-? Gentlemen of the icoun'cii'l. you (have
no rWhi to gmnt -an exclusive fran?
chise "to any company, and if you 'have j
I'-ot fia-no'hi.-c i? null and void."
"i\ num'toer of ?gentlemen addressed the
body and the matter 'was taken uj> by
the council. . ?
? \rt -'r due <-. nsi'!<-]'at'i'in and exipres
si?nt^ ?f eiAitoi by members, it -was
dec'i.ied to grant the franchise.
This mc-ains that Hampton us to have
anvher street railway system Miat ,w *1
cun'iv.ttd with N'ewtk?rt News and
n%i Point Froim a reiliable sou-nse it
SlearnST tha.t at -least ?500.000 will be
expended on the new line. It will be
equipped with modern dare.
, . -p. .,.,. ,.,.,s Monroe. Say? Colonel R. T.
? M-.hou-? it has been repeatedly
Stanc-ftW" that Font Monroe;
? t^d ss as a dvfer.se, Coi'onel Frank
jay/Vnat when ch-:- preparations .win?<ih,|
V n- iw k-t-' .made are ooimipfeted, the,
w ivrt-m ' toe atosoluteily' imipassable.
Whatever fears or apprchtnrf.ons have |
been 'felt by the peoiptte here and here
ab 'its < in now he east aside, for Co-1
SnSl Frank sa-jv they are . grim md.^
The ' "oncl. while fulty WIRWW
(h - nHooi-Haix-e of Fort Monroe a?* ?
'^inrter to depredations toy Spai?:s;h
v I: i.'- is not apprehemsii've of the
ei'i.-h'io-t danger. '"What," ? said he.
^would they ?ata toy aitteimptMmg to
pasi-'9 ff can iimisusftne no gotod reason
for sU'Oh on act. but -even fchould ihey
oJtteuwpt 'it would they not toe met by
our assets' equally als formidable as
theirs?! The unost tii'mSd of cit'lzeos may
..... .. Jiviiii^liii. ./
N M K \\
sleep wiiili the knowledge that t'h?<v are
perfectly safe. fOr FVart Monroe ?w-UM
[There are on the way to the fort a
number of 6-inch rapid tire gun!? for
which ;the eolmlmlaindaint lias received In?
voices, and they will he placed to po
sdtilOn -at once upon their arrirval. Tli. -o
guns ore for the destruction of torpedo
beats, and such craft. Speaking of
torpedo beats the eOlomel said: "There
is no accounlftoig for those little fellows.
They were bull'lt to destroy warships
ami not to stomm eitCes. Their equip?
ment 'is of the l?sSaiest kind and ainy
kind ibattery couJ'd! knock the'm out of
THE PAdLMAit HEIR1E.
IHotsipli.taiS Slui p Arrives From iXor
The United States hospital Shiiip Djik
inar arrived in Hcumipton Roads very
utnexipectevl'liy from .Norfolk yesterday
afte-nrooon ant! at once anchored at her
ustKi'l place nKKir the bridge over Hamp?
The Dagmar 'left here for Xoi-roik
some t'.'me ago to 'be overhauled, and
she was them reported as having gone
to the. hospital! station at the capes.
iSflve dlSd not go to the capes, and when
she reached 'Hiauvptoin yesterday she
?oaime direct Drotm Non-folk.
'She wCri very iKkely stay at her pres?
ent an'cthoraige for seme 'time, an she
'is not 'in t'rijm for servilre and her cab
i?ni5 are covered witli'canvass .
IRIOIIMOIN? DISlPATOH WtRONO.
?The Richmond D'ispia'tch of yesterday
"The governor will devote a great
deal of time to considering applications
for pardons: indeed, these .'und .military
matters engrosis the meet of Ms Wime.
He in.nounced no decisions on any a>p
'p! na tions yesterday.''
This statement is untrue, as on the
dli'v referred to Governor Tyler com?
muted .the sentence of J. T. .Edwards.
OUB.-VN GIANTS 13.CHAMREfRLINSS.
Yesterday aftem'oon the Cuban Giants
alnli the ?hiaimheu-lin colored baseball
teams tried conclusions at the So'MEer's
Home The guime. which -was remark
a'biy iin'tereetl'ng, resulted 'in a victory
for" the Grants, the score being 13 to
S. mhlis iif- the second of -a series of
games these teams are playing.
Tire foMowfng deeds were .recorded
in the clerk's office yesterday:
?Juane? Nutelh'elll et ti'ls., to W. O. Ho?
mer: consideration, Jl.
John Evans, et als., to the Bay Shore
Hotel Company; consideration, $1.
Spii'ler Academy to A. T. and AI. C.
R.in'-A.'ne; consideration, $1.
NiA'VAL OtPF l!OER TO WED.
iA 'marriage iiv-ense 'was yestenlay is?
sued' to Wil'liaim G. Mi'l'ler. an officer
of the United States navy, and Miiss
Elizabeth 6?. MieJCo'Ma. of Washington,
D. C. BCr. Miller was 'born in Rich
iiwml, V*?., and' the bride's biirthrplace
is Annapolis, Md. They willl ibe imoir
ried' at Old. Point Comfort.
Today 'it? ft?J' Friiday atnd tomorrow
closes the Leinten season.
Next iSunUUy. Easter day. the bishop
of this diocese win adunlniister ulie rite
of comflnmation at St. John's Episcopal!
chturch at the mornling service.
By an act of the General A?-:eim.bly
of Virs'lniia, which 'was approved dur?
ing the 'lost sesseotn, non-aJesi dents of
.JMS county may- oh tain a marriage
'license at the county clerk's office if
the marriage is to take place in the
Th'e Hatmipt'on IMaindofin. Bainjb ttmd
Guitar Cliulb was out evrvnud-ires last
TOday Uaimipto'n wilM 'play Yi.i'le OoiWege
a gtaim'e of 'basilbal'l at Rivet-view Piark.
'Major IM. 1". Hughe's returned *roim
'Ri'thimond yesterday, where he'went to
0. ok after the interest of his client,
i j. T. 'Ed'wards.
Ttie Oi-lKin of ?he Malta.
The origin of the Mafia dates back to
the time of the Princess of the Swab
ian line anil the catastrophe which
ended the reign of Charles, Duke of
Anjou, on the island; in other words,
to the date of Sicilian Vespers. Eastet
Monday, March 30, 12S2. While the
French, who were masters of the is?
land, were holding festivities a Scilian
j bridal train passed by. A French of
I ficer named Drochet, under pretense of
[ searching for arms, used the bride
j rudely, and was stabbed to the heart
with his own sword in the hands of
the bridegroom. The Sicilians at once
drew their stiletto3 and murdered the
200 Frenchmen present. The populace
ran through the city crying "Death to
; the French!" Even the churches
proved no sanctuary, and all the
French on the island were slaughtered,
without distinction of rank, age, or
sex. The number that perished is es?
timated In all at about 800. These
words then became the motto of the
islanders: "Morte alle Francese Italia
anello." ? (Death to the French is It?
aly's cry.) The initial letter of each
j word, M. A. F. I. A. speils the mod
I ern and common name of the dreaded
Her Teeth From 12 Miiicln,
Mme. K:, a once noted Russian
beauty, was lavish of her smiles. One
evening, at some reception, Mrs. Craw?
ford. London Truth's Paris corre
j spondent, was gazing at her, when the
late Dr. Evans came up.
"What do you think of her teeth? It
was I who provided them," said the
doctor; "no, I'm not joking."
"But surely they are too transparent
to be of composition?"
"They are not of artificial stuff. I
chose teeth from the mouths of twelve
Brittany girls to make the set."
"Why from twelve?"
"Because the twelve had the p-oper
number of faultless teeth. Besides,
Mme. K. is superstitiously orthodox.
She wanted her teeth to be a reminder
of the twelve Apostles. To please her
I inserted a bit of the true cross in the
Hrlplnjr Out the Hein
i I met an actor day before yesterday
1 who played a lengthy route of one
I night stands last season, and the tales
i he tells of the hotels he saw would
make your blood run cold. Out in a
town in North Dakota, he says, he
spent one night at a hotel where post?
ed conspicuously in the dining room
were two signs, both designed to en?
courage the speedy serving and clear?
ing away of meals. They were:
"Gents will please not flirt with the
"Guests will stack their own dishes."
NEW YARK COTTON MARKET.
NEW YORK, April 7.?Cotton futures
ulosed: steady; saleu 74,800 baJes. Apliil
5.02; Muiy ZM; June 5.99; Jiuily 6.03;
Aug. 6.05; Sept. &06; Oct. 6.02; Nt;v.
6.03; Dec, 6.06; Jan, 6.07.
THE NAME C~ "CUR
W. W. WARREN.
Opposite tbe Post?ftice.
V ? ?
You Don't Buy
a stove every month, so
that when you do buy you want to look
around a little and see where you can
pet the greatest aalile faction fior jour
We hav* a. great line of stoves ihere,
and we can cult any pocketbook with
Qeo. M Richter,
So 9 Ou< n etraet Ha.rr.ptoa. V?
NEWPORT NEWS ADS.
I t cot At
. . RESTAURANT.
M^ais nt ell hours. Firet-elttss Din?
ner, 25c. From 12 to 2 P. M. The best
that the market affords in every re
spent, fiahji' in season 8 -iperB fur
? l?hed 'n partlt?* mi ? ??? n otice.
? -*?.<J 24th St.
GEORGE LOKSI mar.
Invent Money in fteal Estate
WUil pay you If yoiu get tho advice of
some one In touch with the market,
wboee Judgment yco can depend on.
We claim to be as well posted on values
and futures us anyone in Newport
News, as we make a study fur the ben?
efit of our clients. Look a: s.mie of the
borgaLna in house* and lots, building
lota and farms shot we are offering.
We have farm kinds from $5 to Jf>0
per acre: suburban lots from ?2S to $50
per lot; city lots from $100 to $7.000 p-.r
lot; vacant lets for lease from $10 to
$30 per lot.
For dwelling of foiuir rooms.
Terms, $100 cash und balance
payable $10 monthly.
For a atone: seven rooms above,
renting for $20 per month, c?k se
to Electric Car Lino. Terms. $400
cosh, balance e&ay paymento.
$.300 ? 0.
For a neat dwelling of five rooms
above ahlpyerd. $600 cash, bal?
ance to suit purchaser.
For a new dwelling, to be com?
pleted within ten days. Imme?
diately on car line, with six
rooms besdes bath, and city wa?
ter. $300 cash. balance to suit.
For a new building with fifteen
rooms, bath, UUrofbe. and city
water, renting at $35 per month.
Above shipyard. Terms $9C0
cash, balance to suit purchaser.
-Tor a nice brick building, well
located, now renting for $172
per month. Terms $2.000 cash,
and balnee on easy poymfchts.
TITOS H IIKM EV&..CO
ft**.' Otate and Insurance.
8700 Washington avenue.
THE ROAD TO FA11IS
to often step ihy etep. And
this may be aaitf of things as well as
Stop hy ?tep the Weben- ?und Wheel
oak PSenoa have Clirnlbeid the ladder erf
feine und now stand at th- top, Una
peer of any.
Writ*- for informal oi . n : ; rloea to
The Hume Mjji r Co,
Hit MAIN STREET,
Our reprecematlTe. Mr. J. E. Dunhar,
1 !m In- Newport New? orery Tuesday.
?roffl healthy oowb
??ta*le as dona
a? a houss* and et
way? open Cor Inspection?< canita a
I quart or * cants a ptnl. Milk from Jetr
oowa S fffliti a quart or 4 cents a
I pim In srlaws bottle*. DehTared aoy
j rrtirtFR to th* ctty.
J. ^e*ri?-^ .oiiti
I tab M-tf
enrj Family t \a<>o <
Is the place for yon to bay yosurf
Wines aud Liquors for Cooking an<3
No Loud Talking
or Singing, discuss?
ing of Politics, Na?
tionality or Keii
giun. All who
cannot com pi \ wiin ;
these rules are iv .)
quested t spetitl *
their rinn ?>.? ""i
All orders By mall wlli receive sromp!
P. J. MUG L ER
No. B31J WASHTNOTON AVENUE.
P O. Box 10. NEWPORT NEWS, VA.
. W. JOHMo?*
(JONTKACTOK and litJLDKh
Plans and Specifications Prepared ob
EOVBK WT>?Jf A apBCOAIA^
\ I BRCHANTS 4b MINERS T?A2T3~
IM FORTATION CO/8 STEAK3HI1?
LINES FOR BOSTON. PROVIDENCE,
Leave Newport New? via NerfolSt tos
Boston every Monday. Wednesday ?ad
Friday, aniline from Norfolk at 8 P.
M. Leave for Frovideace every "SWss- ?
day, Thursday and Saturday at $ P. SC.
Leave Newport News for Baltimore
daily (except Tuesday) at S P. M.. coa
?ecting for Washington. Philadelphia
and New York. Fare to Baitiraorst, one
way $?.90; round trip SS.OO, including
stateroom berth. Accommodations an&
cuisine unequalled. Freight and pi?ami |
Cere taken for all points north and. ?<ast.
For farther Information apply to
L. C. ?AUNDiHHS, Agent, Newport
W. P. TURNER, <1. P. A.
J. C. WHITNEY, T. M.
General Of floe. Baltimore. M
C1 HE3APEAJKE &. OHIO RA1LWAI
J TWC TRAINS DAI" T FOR WASH?
INGTON. TWO THROUGH TRAINS
In EFFECT JANUARY 5. 189?.
No. i 1
11: SO p.
' s-.is?. 1
WESTWARD. 1 Ne. 1
Lv. Newport Newa
Ar. Charlottea villa
Ar. Clifton Forge
Ar. Hot Springs
Ar. White Sulp. 8pga
?Except Sunday. Other time dally.
No. 1 Old Point to Cincinnati end .
Louisville daily. Parlor e&i Old Point
to Richmond and Pullman sleeping jar
Richmond for Cincinnati. LonlBvJPe sjtd
St. Louis. Meals served on dining oar
west of Gordonsvilae. Connects at Rich?
mond for Lynehburg and Lexlntftoo.
No. 8 for Ctnolna<&ti daily. Pattmstc
sleepers Old Paint to B?nton. W Vs., ?
and Gordonevllle to Cincinost \nd':
Louisville. Meals served on imi'.? *r
weat of Gordon?v ille
For No. i ..No
_Norfolk._ j_ Daily , Ds.o
Lv Newport Newt | 11:05 a. i C:(H) t
Ar Norfolk | 12:06 p. I 7:90 t
Ar. Portsmouth I 12:18 p j 7:16 p
For I No. J No
Old Poln? Da?> t)?
Lv. Newport New 11-06 a o:0>j
At. Ham pton 11:28 a 4 ? a
At. Old Poini 11:36 a
Steamei Luuct mvc- t- i
daily at 7:40 A M. am 3 e vt
Norfolk 8 A M to. 1
j port New*
For tickets, rate? aj.u
i ion, apply to E W k-e.
?igeni Newport v ?- *
i Potts, aaeistan' wn"
r' UJS. MUlJ!Ul.n -
3TEAV 30A1 .. v ? .
The New an-: 1- -r-rfu
Steamers, .Ne*puii .?eni
aid Norfolk, will leave daily *j? follow. *
NOr TH BOUND.
I Steamers leave Portsmouth, foot
of North strett at.6:19 p ?n
Leave Norf-">:k. fco; of MaUvews
street at. ?:M p. in.
Lea\_- Old F >int at. 7:20 p. ?n
Arrive Washington at.... 8:46 ? flri
B. & O. R R PENN R R
Leave V? ashmgloii m .-.:u t. u
Arrive I'ntlatlelpUia ai ll:i all I
Arrive New Yoriiat atuupm_
south pound, B. a, u. it. It. feu..
Leaves New fork at 11:80 a m i:u> m
j heaves Philadelphia at l:dil pa. ,:.
ArriveB in Ws?nington 4:au p
j Sleaniers leave Washtngtoi v
Arrive r ortres? ? ?????<
Airivo .\onon, .
tie tfli. aOm. lut. -
I suU OUesttplanc ooy ou -uv. ?.Cj, .
ot this Company is uuaurpajoou.
ateamers are comparatively new, a**.-.
I tieen built in lUZi, and are ?tteo. up in ta<
most luxuriant manner, with electric .light
.vail Sells and steam heat in each room, fa
leblos are supplied with ever- ttei ..
: season i. oni ' :i
rP HE STEAMER S. A. M'CAJLL
X will leave Newport News with both
tieigivt and peseengera for Fetersbaos
every Monday. Wednesday and Friday
about T:16 A. M-, and W1U leare Newport
News for Norfolk ?vtry Tucoay, Thars
day and Saturday about 3:30 P. M.
Will leave Norfolk every Monday,
Wednesday anO Thui-sday at 8 A. IS..
ehorp. J. W. PHH.TtTPg
OLD DOMINION STEAMSHIP CO.
DAILY SERVICE BJBTWHKN
I NEW XORK AND VIRGINIA. POINTS.
The elegant passenger steamship*
j Jamestown, York tow a, G-tiyandotte,
I Princess Aonie.OJxi Dominion, leave New
i'erk every day except Sunday at 8:86
P. M. for Norfolk and Newport News,
touching at Fortrees Monroe on th?
south bound trip.
The shl-pa of thto Une leave Norfa?a;
for New York dirwat ereoy BSethi s* T:8*
A short, delightful and lrvigor*'Jeff
First-oless. straiglat, tnoiwliss
meals and berth.9 8 8*
Firat-dass. round trip, teeinA
lng meals and berth. It 0*
oteerage without subsistence. 4 M
I Steamer Lurcy arrives fa-am Om&th
I Held and leaves for NorfoOlc dally ox
Icept Sunday, at 8:80 A M Retumtna
?-.!-, w?ai t>' a.uriav *? ?? P w