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always looks for the estab?
lishment offering choice,
stylish goods at reasonable
That is the kind of a man
we're looking for, and he
wi 1 do well to bring his boy
along, for we are showing a
Line of Spring
for men and boys that sur?
passes anything in this vi?
Prices are remarkably rea?
sonable and we guarantee a
big saving on each and every
Special for This Week.
r We have five hundred
China silk ties at 17 cents,
real value and sold every?
where else at 50 cents.
All along our line will be
found the choicest vintages
of this country's workshops,
and at prices that are too in?
viting to resist.
Queen Street, Hampton, ~V"a.
'Look for the red front I
In this store there are half a hundred
little things that would make your
Their cost is infinitesimal.
We can't mention them all.
Best way to come and see.
Have you seen the "Ohio" Freezer.?
Well, don't buy until you do see it.
You'll take no other.
Without question the finest freezer
On the market.
Qeo. M. Richter,
No. 9 Queen St., Hampton, Va.
P. B. MESSENGER,
?? MASUPACTtlRER OF
Frames, Sash, Blinds & Doors,
Queen Street, HA.MPTON, VA.
P. O. Box. 1W.
$100.00 horse, carriage, harness, two lap
robes, whip, halter, weight, two hitch
ins straps. The horse Us absolutely
?blooded amd warranted sound, kind,
genta? and feartess. The winde turnout
would be cheap for $200.00. I wild sell
for $100.00 spot cash. Ndt a blemish on
the horse any way, shape or form, and
a goer. S. J. BROWN, of
Brown & Hoagland,
Real Estate office Popular Avenue,
(Phoebus. A thorough trial will be
g&ven and a responsible guarantee.
[LOCK BOX 225,
HAPPINESS VS. MISERY
Or. Charcot's Tonic Tablets, the great
iParisSan remedy, 5s a guaranteed cure
for the diriinlk habit: also nervousness
and melantihoUy caused by over indul?
It destroy* the appetite for alcoholic
end a 15 Intoxicating beverages, and
leaves man as he t hoitld he. It can he
ad minis tared without the knowledge of
the patient, where necessary. Send for
pamphlet. Klor*? Drus Stores. New?
port Ne w*, Va.
FINANCE AND COMMERCE
Market Quotations From the
Leading Business Centers.
NEW YORK SMONEY 'MARKET.
'NU3W YORK, April- 10.?'Money on
coil, steady, 2 per cent.; last Joan, 2
per cent.: prime mercantile paper, 5 1-5
@6 per cent. ?Sterling' exchange steady
?with actual business on "bankers' bilis
at 4.S3 1-4((?4.S21-2 for demand and at
4.79 3-4<S>4.S0 for sixty dayu. (Posted
rates. 4.SO 1-2@4.S1 and 4.S4@l-2. Coaii
mereial 'bills, 4.79(fi>l-2. Sitver ceptMl'
cate?. 05 3-4(5)56 1-2. IBar Silver, 55 7-8.
Mexican doila'rs, 45 1-4. 'State 'bonds,
dull; government 'bonds, weak; new
4'c registered, 118 1-2.
NEW YORK STOCK MARKET.
'NEW YORK. April 1?.?-The lone of
today's dealings, while dull and de?
pressed gave no very active indications
of apprehension. It was ral'her a wait
i'lig market, as for some time past. The
transactions otutside of operations by
professionals, were insignificant. Sell?
ing by traders found few seekers, and
prices consequently yielded very read?
ily. On the other hand, when the pro?
fessionals turned huyeis they found few
stocks offering and prices, consequenlUy,
Some light recoveries in the second
hour 'Was due to covering by the short*,
but they were not well held and 'the
list showed net declines in nearly oil
ease?, for the most part.
The total sales of s'toclcs today were
Baltimore & Ohio. l?i
Canada Paciic .' 798
Canada Southern. 40?
Chesapeake & Ohio. IHt
Chicago fc Alton. 154
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy.. ?lf
C. C. C. & St. L. 2?
do do prof'd. 78K
Delaware & Hudson. 1064
Delaware, Lack. & W. 144i
Erie (new) . 12
Fort Wayne. 1*10
Great Northern pref'd. 14?
Illinois Central. 98J
Lake Shore . . 170
Louisville & Nashville. 4b}
Manhattan L . 943
Michigan Central. 1)2
Missouri Pacific. 255
Mobile & Ohio. . . . 27
New Jersey Central. 93
New York" Central. 1005
Norfolk & Western. 10
Northern Pacific. . 224
,U> ?vef'd. (iOi
Rock Island. oJJ
St. Paul. S7?
do pref'd . 141
Southern Pacific. 124
Southern Railway. 74
do pref'd. 25.4
Texas & Pacific. 10
Union Pacific pref'd,. 51J
Adams Express. 100
American Express. 120
United States Express. 38
Wells Farsto Express. 114
do pref'd . 112
People's Gas. 00i
Consolidated Gas. 177
General Electric. 3ii
Pacific Mail . 21)
Pullman Palace. 170
Silver Certificates. 5.15
Sugar . 110}
do pret'd . 107
Tennessee Coal ifc Iron. 19}
Western Unioa. 85$
Chicago Northwestern. 117i
do pref'd. 172
Chicago Great Western. 10}
CHICAGO GRAiN LMATUClET.
CHICAGO. April 16.?Tlhe sentngth of
the foreign markets end the belief that
impending hostilities will caaiee a- rise
in prices made wheat today almost as
strong at? t was weak yesterday and re?
sulted in an advance of 2 cents in July.
Foreigners accepted freely of yester?
Corn" made the usuiail adivanoe of
3-4 cent while oaits closed at l-S@l-4
cent higher, both markets being af?
fected principally by wheat.
Provisions show little change.
WHEAT? Open, high Low Closed
May 109 110 109 1' S)
July ??? 874 85} 8U<
Deo 78 70 A 78 79}
May 29 < 30J- 29} 30}
July 314 32 3H 315
Sept 32s 33 32} 32*
May 2l>i 2(1} 208 25|
July 234 23} 23 23i
May n.OO 9.90 9.771 9.77}
July 9.95 9.92* 9.90 9.9(1
May 5.20 5.20 5.17} 5.17}
July 5.22} 5.274 5.22} 5.25
May 5.12} 5.17} 5.12} 5.124
July 5.20 5.25 5.20 5.20
Casll quotations were as follows:
Flour steady; No. 2 yellow corn,
30}@31}; No. 2 spring wheat,-;
No. 3 spring wheat, --; No.
2 red. 108(g;108.4; No. 2 corn, 30}; No.
2 oats, 2t!@20J; No. 2 white, 32; No.
3 white, 2?4(tS30|; No. 2 Rye, 52?; No.
2- barley, 38@39}; No. 3, ?: No. 4, -;
-; No. 1 Has seed, 122@122}; prime
timothy seed, 2.85 ; inet.? pork per
barrel 9.90("i9.95; lard per 100 pout d<
5.174??.174; short ribs sides (lo >se),
5.00(015.35; dry salted shoulders
boxed 4?@J; short clear sides,
boxed, 5.45(a5.5?; whiskey distillers'
finished goods, per gallon, 120.
BALTl'MOtRIE, Aprii 16.?tFlour; dull;
'Wheat?Strong and higher; spot and
month. 102 l-2ji3-4; May, 102 3-4; July,
ho a.-ked; s'tiaimer iNo. 2 red, 99?l-4;
southern wheat bv sample, 100@103 1-2;
do on grade, 1?0Q103.
Oorn?Strong and higher; spot ond
month 351-2@5-S; May, 35 3-8<?M-2:
June, 35 3-4#3f>; July, 36 1-4@l-2; bouith
era whole corn, 36@l-2. Yellow, 36.
Oats?'Ei nil; N'to. 2 white, 34 bid;
?No. 2 mixed, 30 1-2@31.
'Rye?(Firmer. Ma. 2 nearby, 58 l-4@
3-4: No. 2 western, 59 3-4.
?Hay?'Firm; chokte 'timotthy, 12.00?
Grain Freights?'Parcel room quiet;
steamers firm; unchanged.
Suga r?tS i rong: unch a nged.
'Butter and Eggs?Firm; unchanged.
Lettuceemail@example.com per basket.
WEEKLY BANK S'TATIEM'BNT.
'X'BW YORK. April 16.?The weekly
hank statement shows the following
?Surplus, reserve, increase: $2,309,600;
'cons, decrease. $7,697,900; specie in?
crease, $4,554,100; legal lender, decrease,
$21,824,200: depoti'ts, decrease, $6,317,600;
circulation, increase $55,600. The hanks
now hold $37,373,075 in excess Ott" iegai
This is how a Chinese visitor in this
country describes Americans in a Chin?
ese paper: "They live months without
eating a mouthful of rice; they eat
bullocks and sheep in enormous quan?
tities; they have to bathe frequently;
they eat meat with knives and prongs;
they never enjoy themselves by sitting
quietly on their ancestors' graves; but
jump around and kick balls as If paid
to do it. and they have no dignity for
they may be found walking with
King Street, near Queen, opposite the
AH news letters for publication In
this department should be addressed
to Daily Press Bureau. Hampton.
The Dally Press will be found for
sale every morning at the following ,
Hampton?Fostoffice news stand,
Colbert's book store, and at the Kins
Old Potlnt?Baulch'? stationery and
book store, Hygela Hotel and Oham
SUNDAY APRIL 17, 1S9S.
SHOT IN THE CHEEK
"Crap" Game Causes a
OLD OFFENDER IN JAIL
Proceeding* of the County Court. Fort
Klley Troop* Ordered South. Even?
ing Paper to Bo Kstabllnhcd.
Yesterday afternoon a "crap" game,
which was being conducted in a lield
back of the old school house on Court
street, resulted in a "ecrap," in which
Andrew Lee shot James Brown, a young
jolored man seventeen or eighteen
years of age, in the cheek with a re?
volver. But'h of the participants in the
iffair are colored.
'A number of people,,.were attracted
to the spot by t'lie^WfiGting, and it was
lot long before Constable Thomas Ken?
nedy (colored), who rwas summoned to
the scene by a little boy. made his ap?
pearance. Lee was at once placed under
arrest and tuken to the county jail,
where he was locked up. It 10 very
likely that a strict watch will be kept
over him while the new jail is being
James teo~-h??~for''U~~"TlTiriiber of"
years been well -known to the poiice
force and -is generally looked -upon at
x de.-perate character. He has, a num?
ber of limes, been in court before to
answer to various criminal charges.
He has erften been in the police court
and has been in jail before. It
iis generally thought 'that he will re?
ceive punishment to the full extent of
the law on account of his previous law?
The c-a;e will be heard at the earliest
possible moment and may possibly be
sent to the higher courts, as the charge
is a serious one.
Brown, though not faltaflly injured,
has received a very painful wound and
has been taken to his home, where he
will receive the necessary attention.
The bullet had not been removed at a
late hour iast night. INo serious re?
sults are anticipated, but at the same
time it Is likely that the young man
will be confined to his bed for some
For some unaccountable -reason the
affair did not become generally known
until a late hour last night. (Those who
witnessed the shooting were not oiver
anxtous to be sumimoned as witnesses,
and few others knew of the affray. A
large number of witnesses' names have,
however, been secured and' they Willi
testify 'when the case comes up for trial.
Work on the New Car Line to be Rap?
Tt was learned yesterday afternoon
from what is considered a reliable
source that the order for the material
to be used in the construction of the
new electric car line has airea'dy been
ordered, and willl 'be delivered ass soon
as it becomes an assured fuct that the
company will get the right of way over
the route they have mapped out. The
town council of Hampton has given
them che franchise to run cars through
Hampton, and there is every reason to
believe that the Conrmon Council of
Newport News will also give them per?
mission to lay tracks in that city. It
only remains to get the consent of the
authorities of Warwick and Elizabeth
City counties and then the road will be
It is understood as soon as the nec?
essary permission is granted the work
of constructing-the railway will be com?
menced and will be pushed with ail
the rapidity possible until another line
of street cars connects 'Newport (News
and Old Point.
FORT RILEY TROOPS
Have Been Ordered South Fwm Fort
Yesterday ofiernoon orders -were re?
ceived at Fort Monroe from Washing?
ton, ordering Bat'tery F, of the Fourth
ArtiMery? the Fort Riley trcops?to
Oh reka manga Tark, Teran. The battery,
the order reads, must leave the fort on
This battery, which is light artillery,
has only been stationed at -Fort Mon?
roe for "a short time, buying come here
from Fort Riley, Kan as. The meim^jers
of the battery, while they are anxious
to be in the tight, do not like the idea
of leaving Old Point. Although they
have only been there a short time they
have made many friends that they
do not wish to say good by to.
The troop will .leave on a special train
and 'will have their horses and field
cannon on regular freight cars attached
to the same train.
AN EVENING PAPER.
To -Be Published in Hampton by Mr.
E. S. Taft.
'Some time ago it was reported that an
afternoon ne-wi-paper was to be pub?
lished in Hampton, but no informa?
tion as to its proposed ediuA- or. in fact,
anything positive in reiferehce to it^buld
be learned. Information; in rgigard to
the new daily has now tlisusrobuained
and the -following facts learned:
The paper will be edited by air. Ed?
ward S. Taft, a newspaper^man of
many years' journalistic experience.
According to the present plans uhe sheet
will be a five column four page doily.
'Mr. Taft is now busily engaged in
making the neces;ary preparations for
the issuing Of his paper, and hopes to
have it well under way before very long.
WANTS TO BE ON LEE'S STAFF.
A gentleman who came to Hampton
from Baltimore last week made source
very interesting statements about his
?future in the event that war is de
c'iered against Spain.
'He says that if it is declared and
Fitzhugh Lee is placed at the head of
any troops he expects to be appointed
one of his staff officers. iKe has for a
long time been a personal friend of
th'e" consul general., and while that
gentleman www passing through Vir?
ginia on his way to the national capital
from Havana he was on the saime train
with the General and had a long talk
with him. It is since this conversation
ihat the_Baltimorean expressed his
Although the genUleman's name is
kept secret it was learned' that he was
an eldeTiy man, having been in the lute
war with, General 'Lee, and that if he
is not -now-, .he has been a commercial
REPORT DENIED. ?
Late Friday night some one in New?
port News started the report that Sher?
iff Curtis' son Ed'.vi:: tiad eloped from
York county, w^iere lie is visiting-. Very
few, if any, of/the people of Hampton
'had heard t'hef rumor as It had been
started in Newport News. The Sheriff
emphatically tlenied the report when
I asked if it was-rrue. ilk- had net heard
; anything about i't and would cer?
tainly have "been advised if there had
I been any truth in the rumor.
In the County Court of Elizabeth
City county, judge Raker P. Lee, the
case of the Commonwealth vs. 'Am?
brose Carter and Hannah Josnson (both
colored) charged with illicit cohabita?
tion, was argued und the verdict brought
in last night during a night session.
They were each found guilty und lined
$50 each. The case had been appealed
from the mayor's court.
LAUNCH SPRAY" REPAIRED.
The little steam launch Spray, which
was dii-'ahltd a week ago today at Old
Point while carrying passenger* out p.
view 'the ships of the Hying squadron,
has been repaired und resumed her i
The trouble was with the wheel, which)
became entangled in some driftwood, |
and was easily repaired by machinists |
ARRIVALS AT THUS tBARiNlES.
The following'Were the arrivals at the
Barnes Hotel yesterday:
?P. Musehette. Oil. VVestenmer, John
?North, H. VV. Bonhange, tit. F. 'Hunt,
Baltimore; A. C. Wade, Philadelphia;
L. B. Betty, Portsmouth; \V. S. Creasy,
Winston, N. C,
No deeds were recorded in the clerk's
Morgan Wolcott,'of the American
Trans-Atlantic Steamship Company, is
spending his vacation with his aunt,
Mrs. Francis A. Armstrong.
? Since the track for the electric line
has been laid on King street, that thor?
oughfare has been nicely graded.
Miss Maria Dobson. of Norfolk, will ,
spend the summer with her grand?
parents in Hampton.
Mr. Davis Drewry, of Hampton, has
enlisted In the United Stales navy and
has been assigned to duty on the new
torpedo boat Rodgcrs.
Mrs. Harry Dobson, of the Atlantic
Hotel, Norfolk, is at her home in
Hampton for the summer.
Misses'Mercer, Webb and Morecock.
'of Williamsburg, are visiting Mrs.
Murphy in West End.
'Hampton Camp, Sons of Confederate
Veteran--, will hold o meeting Tuesday
night to consider the matter Of giving
?lire. Tiffany, who recently moved
into her 'beautiful cottage on Hampton
Roads, is entertaining a party of six
voung ladies from New York.
'Rev. M. E. Brooddus, D. D. will
preach In the morning and evening at I
the Baptist church today.
ALONG THE WATER FRONT
ITEMS OF INTKKKST GATHERED
AltOUT THE 1'IERS.
EntruiicMs and Clearance? at the Cu-l.nu
House. I.Ut of Vessels Now In Port.
Other ..Murine items.
WASlilNOTON, April 1G.?Forecast
for Sunday: For Virginia, walr and
warmer; southwesterly winds.
'LBVERiPOOL, April 16.?Sailed: -Ra-p
pahanr.cck. New-port News.
'HiAMBURG -Arrived: Pisa, New?
'LONDON?Arrived: Uyjltan, New?
OUASGOW, April 15.?Sailed: India
lema, 'Ni/vsport News.
CALENDAR FOR THIS DAY.
Sun rises . 5:2V
Sun sets . 6:42
High water . G:2S A.M. and C:4S( P. Mi.
Low water . 0:17 A. M. and 12:35 P. M.
ARRIVALS A.VU DEPARTURES.
Vessels Arrived Yesterday.
Steamer Strathclvde (Br.), Campbell.
Vessels Suited Yes erduy.
Steamer Chickahominy (Br.), Fur
Steamer Frieda (Br.), Barclay Glou?
Tug Underwriter, New York.
Schooner Mary Freeland. Elizabeth
Barge Lone Star. New York.
Barge Escort. Allyn's Point.
Barge Chalmette, Boston.
SHIl'.S ANO SlUPltl II.DKKS.
Hems Gleuiied from I lie Marine Papers or
^Ti is again announced that the United
States civil service eo'inm-ission has ex?
perienced considerable difficulty in se?
curing cli'gibies for tilling vacancies in
the stt-ain.ho.it in.-peotion service. The
list of eligib'les?those -who are quali?
fied- for Dl'aces and' whose names and
examina'thm records are kept on file
by the commission?is especially small
?on the lakes, a.- there were few re?
sponses ".o previous announcements re
gardfeig :x- nisnattfn.ns in lute ?Pias,
On the 25th instant another examination
wiii'l be held at all places' throuighout
the United 'Stetes where the commis?
sion has competent boards of examin?
ers. This examination is especially in?
tended for two vacancies in the district
?of Alaska?H?r.e in the Position o-f Inspec?
tor of hull- and one in the position of
inspector of boilers. 'Pewsons desiring to
enter this examination should at once
apply to the United States -Civil Service
Commission at Washington for a copy
of the manual and for application
blanks, forms 304 and 3G3. which should
be properly executed and returned to
'Additional appropriations for new
naval vessels are found in the naval
?appropriation bill as reported to the
Senate. The new items a?e: Four mon?
itors for coast and harbor defense, $5.
OOO.tKHl; four torpedo boat destroyers.
$1,200.000. These appropriations .tie f >i
the vess.'ls with.mi arms ot arm invent,
ilia i' is belli ved iha: they will be
sutl.cient for tlie purpose indicated
The monitors are to be somewhat small?
er than existing types.
?Cleveland .Maritime (Review:?Scar?
city of vessels in the Pacific lumber
trade, due to A.iaskan gold excitement,
has prompted lumber shippers to un?
dertake the building of big rafts. A
raft to cm;-.in 4,000.000 feet of lumber
has been 'begun .it Portland. Ore. When
completed it will i>- floated to San Fran?
cisco. It will be cigar-shaped, 400 feel
long, 53 feet wide and 24 feet high from
the water, drawing about 17 feet of
water. The building of this raft is an
experiment, and its performance in the
?pen eeo will be watched with interest.
If aucces-sifu-Ky floated to San Francisco
others of the kind -will follow and the
method of lumber transportation on the
'Pacific coast will be to some extent rev?
?A powerful tug. the Gettysburg, budd?
ing at the works of the Harlan and
HoUin.gsworlh Company, Wilmington.
?Del., for the Phiiade'.iphia and Reading
Transportation Company, was launched
a 'few days ago. The Gettysburg is to
'be one of the finest tugs in the country.
'A peculiar steamboat for the Yukon
river I? feeing built at Oakland. Cal.
She will be a ?Win-sorew boat SO feet
in length t?- 20 feet beam, with a
?It-aught of 12 inches. The screw.-, will
'be worked in alleyways us their diame?
ter is gmvter than'the boat's draught,
'when the forward movement of the
bout begins the alleyways liLi with
water, giving t'ho propeiKte ail'l It-he
rvsistence required fo -lire!' i the hoat.
?New York Maritime Ilegister:?A
naval reserve is what the country needs.
?Not -merely a S?Ripl and -play sailor,
but men such as engineers, shipmasters
mates. To have such a naval force
seme Inducement should be held out to
them, not as at present where a ship?
master is offered the'berth of a seaman,
or a chief engineer that of o machinist.
A special grade should, be made for
iliem and their worth duly appreciated.
?New York Maritime it g.ster:?The
ivniovu-1 of a large amount of tonnage
from out coasting Meet by goverriunont
purchase will give our .,'lid-yards and
the ?mere-hunt murine such an improved
tone, that it wtH-1 compensate for the
war debt which litis already been cre?
Manufacturers' .lbvoid: -iFew people
have any idea of the large amount of
money reuuirvd to keep a Meet of vessels
in goud coiilition. '.Each year the Bal?
timore Steam Packet Company expends
-? vera'l thousand dollars on each of its
steamers in making! a.; teroifi-ons and
improvem- nts. and in decoraling the
boats when needed, and in providing
.-? 'it.t..:-:s for i?vi. sengvrw. Por llie last
.-.v.. months at least one of its vessels
nas been in the dock undergoing the
annual overhauling. The Alabama,
win.-a was ih... last of the fleet to go
trips "ii the 'Chesapeake in praci-Lca-ily
as good condition as When ehe was
VI'^Kbs FOR THE COAL TRADE.
Tiic Atlantic fnra-nwp'ortaiuton <-'em
uny, which, as already stated in the
i-a.iy Press, has organized with $11,000,
H)0 capital to engage in the busi-ncsa
.'!' olilipping Southern coal, ;s securing
A 'Boston dispatch stales that the
company has chartered the Boston
iieauner "Sterling and the barges J. P.
Merry and Ringleader; also Uho entire
lleet of barges owned by tlie Boetou
iViubu.it Company, besides the tugs
Underwriter, Storm King and Taurus,
and she wSuiieback stesumer City of
Everett. Other Boston vessels charter
_-d be t'he -A.-lannc company are the
"teanier Sihawmut and the four-ttiasieu
jar?e Atlas, she tug .Mors, barges Del
twatv and Juniaui and George M.
Wir.is'low's barges Annie \V. Wes'ton,
"ha'imette, P. J. Carleson, Mystic Belle
M,'d -Woodskle. These vessels reprcs-ciu
a?st ?'?:' the coal carrying eratt owned
Th- y will be placed in service between
New;"--ft News mud northern ports.
Pile company has also contracted with
-hip-builders for six barges of 4,000 tons
-aeh. and three large steamers.
Ti n AND BARGE SAH..
The tug Underwriter and the barge
Bone Star, having on board it quantity
of wreckage from the Maine, which ar?
rived here last Sunday direct from
Havana harbor, cleared yesterday
at the custom bouse and sailed in the
afternoon tor New York on orders.
As partly related in yesterday's
paper, there is an interesting story in
connection with the detention of the
Underwriter and Bone Star for twen?
As staled in lliis column. Dr. "W. J.
Peius, the national quarantine officer
at the Capes, came here yesterday
and objected to Collector of Customs
Elliott against the granting of clear?
ance papers to Captain Wiley, charg?
ing that the master of the tug violated
the quarantine laws by passing by Old
Point without submitting to the usual
formality. in other words. Dr. Pel?
ms claimed that Captain Wiley ignor?
ed him by coming to Newport News,
and be stated his determination to re?
port the case to the department, hold?
ing tlie ship in the meantime, with si
view to bavins a fine of $n,U0U impos?
Dr. A. C. Jones, the state quarantine
officer at this port, who has had thir?
teen years' experience in the service,
part of which time was spent under
the government, claimed that Dr. Pet
tus had no right to hold the ships, as
they hail gone into quarantine here and
had complied with the law in every
respect. Captain Wiley came In fly?
ing sl yeiiow ??gv-Showing his inten?
tion of going Into quaTaStiGS -Ehe
reason lie did not stop at Old Point Is
found in the facts that he was bound
here for coal and passed by in the dead
Dr. Pettus argued his position .and in
no uncertain language slated his de?
termination to hold the master respon?
Dr. Jones claimed that the treasury
department would not hold the ships
and would permit them to clear for
New York when tlie particulars were
Dr. Pettus denied this and tried to
assert Iiis authority as ;t national
Dr. Jones offered to wager $100 on
the result of a telegram to the depart?
ment, but Dr. Pettus would not take
it up. simply maintaining Iiis authority
Collector Elliott telegraphed to Wash?
ington in the afternoon and later in
the evening received tlie followoing re?
ply, which is in tlie nature of a victory
for Dr. Jones and settles a question
that had long been disputed and may
come up in the future:
"Collector Customs. Newport News:
"Tug Underwriter and barge Cone
Star, with Maine wreckage from Cuba,
may be entered on certificate of State
"This Is in accordance with recom?
mendation of Marine Hospital service.
"l>. B. SPABDING.
It is not believed that this decision
was given because the Underwriter
and Bone Star are yet in the service
of tlie government. It is possible that
the same privilege would be given any
other ship under similar circumstances.
Newport News is the coaling point and
It is wholly unnecessary and unjust to
hold a vessel sit Old Point in quaran?
tine and then make her coal here after?
wards, when much time can be saved
by coming here directly and fulfilling
the obligations of the law.
BOAD BINE AGAIN.
In view of the fact that Newport
News "in common with Norfolk, Balti?
more and Richmond, is making a stub?
born fight against the pet scheme of
New York, Philadelphia and Boston,
which is the revision of the Boad Line
Rule to work against tlie first named
port, the following special from New
i'ork will be of interest:
"Charles P. Simmer, chairman of the
joint conference of New York, Philadel?
phia and Boston commercial bodies, has
seni a letter to the board of trade.
Bondon, which embodies the salient
points of tin- joint conference's conten?
tion with the respect to tlie winter
North Atlantic load line rule of the
board of trade, which, it is contended,
as now operated, affects adversely the
winter trade of Boston. New York and
Philadelphia, and other ports north of
The rule exacts a higher free board
during the winter months on vessels
s-idirg Bom ports forth of Baltimore
As vessels sailing from ports south of
Baltimore are favored in their cargo
carrying capacity by this rule, yet take
the same course to ports of the conti?
nent or of the Cnited Kingdom, the
Norlhern shippers maintain this is an
unjust discrimination, and si confer?
ence participated in by representatives
of the chambers of commerce of Bos?
ton and New York and the produce ex?
change, maritime assoeia I ion of the
port of Neu' York and board of trade
and transportation took tlie matier
under consideration, with the result
that, the Bondon body is now asked to
rectify the discrimination."
Miss Margaret Long, daughter of the
secretary of the navy, is a medical
student at Johns Hopkins University.
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> tor rtish. That is, go where you
buy the best goods tor the leasffl
Mow we are open for com
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50 ct^S Per Su'"^
will ooen you.
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Write to-day. ? "
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Those Who Give
Directory of merchants now giving
trading stamps in Newport News:
Bakery?R. A. Josser, 11020 Wash?
Bicycles and Sundries?lfaguyre&
Small, 25li;Wasliington ave. .
Hoots and Shoes?Phil?pg &? Mnrs
ton, Washington avenge and 26th St.;
Klias Peyser, 2715. Washington ave.;
Baltimore Clothing Co., 300ti Wash?
ington ave.; H. Sommers, 21)0(5 Wash?
? Clothing?Elias Peyser, 2715 Wash
ton ave.; Baltimore Clothing Co., 3008
China. Class and Queensware?The
Adams Racket Store, 2805 Washing?
ton ave.; Joseph Feinstem, 23d st.
Cigars and Tobacco?C. B. Law?
rence, 2507 Washington ave.
Confectionery and Ice Cream?R
A. .lesser, 3020 Washington ave.
Driiggists?K.l'or'8 Drug Store, 2603
Washington ave.; Klor's Central
Drug Store, 2711 Washington ave.;
kloi'sUpTown Drug Store, Wash?
ington ave. and 3-lt.h st.
Dry Goods?A. F. Hudgins & Son,
opposite P. O.
Dyeing and Cleaning?Virginia
Steam Cleaningaud I)ye Works, John
Aus! ian, proprietor.
Gents' Furnishings?H. Sommers,
20O? Washington ave.; Baltimore
Elms Peyser. 2715 Washington ave;,j?
Philips L Marston, 2601 Washington r
Groceries?McNain @ Jamrs, .282.-';
Sth sr.; Wolf Levy, 3212 Washington 1
are:G. Albert Lenz, 2500 Jefferson.',.'
ave; E. GratT, 21st St.. and Jefferson 1
ave; Brightwell & Hurt, 3006 Lafay-""::
ette nve: Hollan & Ward, 3808 Lafay
este ave; Nve & Jennings, 1013 27th '
st;L. A. Bevill & Co., 232 24th st;'R>;
L. Woodson, 130 27th St.
Hats and Cnps-H. Sommers, 2906'%
Harness?A. J. Clark,222 27th st.
Jeweler and Optician ? John J .
Palmer, 222 28th St.
Laundry?Newport News Stearhfe
undry, 213 27th St. $
Meat Markets ~W. H. Sears, 8103;
ashington ave; B. B. Wilkins,. 140;?
th st; ?. Graff, Jefferson ave., and';
st st; E. N. Gordon, 3410 Lafay-S
te ave. - m
Photographers?Rush &Shaw, 261$;?;
Washington ave. Special photo^|
graphing on handkerchiefs. *
Printers?Bright & Belch, 217 25th .,;
Stationery?C. B. Lawrence, 2507 |
Teas, Coffees and Spices?Michigan
Tea Co., 3010 Washington ave.
NEWPORT SEWS ADS.
? Eat At
MAGUEY'S - ? ?
. . RESTAURANT.
Mealfat all hours.' First-class Din?
ner, 25c. From 12 to 2 P. M. The l>est
that the market afTorflH in every re?
spect. Game in season. Suppers fur?
nished to parties ou short notice.
Cor. Washington Avenue and 24th St.
GEORGE LOUSE. lYlgtr.
of the latest Spanish
The New York Journal,
he New York World,
he Evening Telegram.
With Your Daily Evening Mail
? *> ?
W. W. WARREN.
Opposite the PostolHce.
Every Vernon Tooth Britain,
we sell Is guaranteed.
"We are agenda for NunmaHy*?
We sell "Chloo" Cigars.
Our lime off stationary la the
nicest dn town.
We make the besSt Hot Choc?
olate that can he maxle.
Our special work 1b flt?ng
prescriptions?We do it right.
# Drti<$<$isf 3?
a, Op. Johnson's Opera House <a
from "healthy cows 2?
?stable as cleaua |
ojs a house and. ?1
ways opem for inspection?s centa a
quart or 3 cents a pint. Qdilk from Jw-r is
sey cows 8 cents a quart or 4 combs a
pint in glass bottles. Delivered muj^m
where in the city. r#
J. E. Longslow.
DR. I_ D. HARDY,
Offers 'his professional services to tt>? -
people of Newport News. Office ob:S?
T.weniny-seventh street in Citizens em!
Marine Bank BuffldEng. Office fcoum^rf
to 11 A. M.; 8:30 to 5:30 P. IM.; 8 to
p. m. _
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