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Entered at the Postofflce of .Newp ?
Newa. Va.. as second-class mattei
WBDN ESD AT, AI '.I U L
?But for its Infamous history, Spa
?standing uj>on the: brink <^rjn'?"^l^
all object of
iiiigently as one
rough tlie black record of the
past, it is diHicu.lt to find a single reas?
on for the longer existence of the Span?
ish monarchy. (Its government of the.
?beautiful island which uhe United
States will pluck from U;< cruel bands,
onay be summed up in lour words?
"plunder, murder and oppression."
'Almost be-fore Christopher Columbus
had (in-Mied rendering thanks to the
divine hand which led him to the West
Indies, Iiis sailors, true to the instincts
of treachery and sordid greed which
seem to characterize the Spanish race,
were killing and robbing ihe hospita?
ble natives. The occupation thus begun
tin iblood lias continued in blood and
will doubi less bc ended in rivers of
Iblood, which will ebb u.nd How through
the affections of American as weil as
The helpless, hopeless condition of
Spain, without u (Single tfUiend and
Without even a ".policy" ally, should be
a most forcible example of the truth
that it pays to do right tinder oil cir
?euimsrtanccfc'. Of course, nations us 'Weil j
as individuals, are liable to err, but
there can be no doubt that when
constant tendency of a governiment is |
fin Uhe direction of justice and cqi
Sinn and staunch friends will not be |
Jacking in the critical moment.
?-lonesty sowioi i me* seem to yield
(poor dividends, but there can w no
doubt that it pays in the long run,
whether or not it is- considered in flu
light of a great moral principle.
AS CONTOtABA'N D
The decision of Great Britain and the
United States to consider coal as con?
traband of war is a most tserious blow
to the effect i vet less of the Spanish |
fleet even before a gun is fired. 09von
tlf Captain Sampson and Commodore
?ohley do not raise the anchors of
Ufheir magnificent ships it is difficult
to understand how uhe imuch advertiUed
torpedo flotilla and 'formidable cruisers
iwill 'be able to accomplish very' much
?Jamriage with empty coal bunkers. To
the modern warwhip proper fuel is just |
es essential to successful operations
as is ammunition and gunn,
Bhutting off Spain's available coal sup?
ply Uncle Sam has 'more thorn half |
rwon the ?battle. Under ihe present or- ]
rangememt the Spaniards will be forced
to transport their coal across the iAt
?anllc in barges, a particularly hazard?
ous undertaking with swift sind 'mighty
cruisers hovering around like eagles
ready to tnvoop down upon any prize
thot preseri's itself. Perhaps the Span
lards beat tii- Americans in the game
of diplomacy, but it looks, as if your
Uncle Sani -is at least one point ahead
In the game of hostilities about to
It is difficult
Sine Spanish board of inquiry secured
Uhe material for its Ma die report unless
fit secured the services of a spirituality
mvediuim and interviewed ihe ghost of
the late lamafted Baron Munchaiusen.
Those Spaniards who are in such a
Diurry to leave the United States must
I he judging Aunericans by their <j\
pitifully small "peck meetsure."
Ot seems that the President couldn't
(resist the temptation to run in Just
one more "tomorrow."
FOR RENT?A new house on Forty- !
fourth street, between Washington
anil Lafayette avenues. Hoi ami cold
water and oth-r conveniences. Ap?
ple to MISS EMILY TERRELL, 210
Twenty-sixth street._apr 20-3t.*
WANTED?Permanent and table
boarders. Applv 130 Thirty-tll'l h
street. Newport News, Ya.
FOR SALE.?Tail''tine establishment,
at a very reasonable price. Apply
after r, P. M. to C. A. FORD. 211
Twenty-fifth street. apr lT-3t.
WANTED -BVIORV OX'E T'
I have Mi- largest sloe* o
WA'NTED?A Remington Typ writvi
by the month. Address T. care Dailj
Pi-ess. BP 6-3lp.
FOR RENT-NICELY FURNISHED
rooms. Apply at 133 Thirty-four
WANTED?BOARDERS EUR IK' .Ill
like, pleasant rooms. Hot and cold
Hot Dinner Sent to Shipyard.
MRS. M. E. I? (SWELL,
106 Twenty-sevi nth street.
my ofliee nil
M i'v I t. 1S!)S,
Is', tihe ConnimOn Counc
right to reject any Ol
For epeoi'flcaUoms see .
w'itili J. A. iMassle, city clerk.
SAIM'L. W. HOBS'VN. M. D.
?ipl-H-30-t tleallth Olllcer.
;t of It
Sealed proposals will be received al
my ollice iiiilll 12 o'clock May IT. 1SKS.
for the eolleotion and removal of the
garbage and waste of He- city lor a
period ..f one year, beginning .lime 1st.
the common council reserving the right
to reject any or all proposals. For
specltlcations apply to .1. A. MASSIE,
SAM L. W. Hi IBSI IN. M. I >..
Ileiillli ' Itllcer.
Citizens" Telephon.? and Telegraph Co.
Please add to your lisi:
?si! A. I-;. Blircher, Jefferson live, and
23rd st.: 121 Jos .1. .Mills..n. 23rd si.
and Jefferson ave.; 176 -W. A. Shaw.
24th si. and Jefferson ave.; 17.". Dr. W.
B. Oranger. 21th si. and Madison ave.:
Kill?it. E. Montcastle. 21st si. and Jef?
ferson UV?.; 17S II. A. Boye.-. 21st si.
and Jefferson ave.; IP W. I;. Hoyi e,
22nd si. and Jefferson ave.: 17'.' 10.
Clayton, 27ih si., near Jefferson ave.;
S7 Dr. W. F. Orensv, 127 30th St.: I:;'.'
M. II. Morgan. 2Mb si., Lafayette
ave.; 172 .1. A. Cnffee. 2Sth si., linder
\ ,rl BC.INIA. IX THE L'OUI'OUA
\ Th ..X i a IUBT ' iE Til K ' 'I'I'Y ' iE
NEWPORT NEWS. Till-: ltl'I'II I'A V
? IF AI*R1L, A. 11., IS'.lS.
Robinson, Virginia .Plaintiff
Robinson, James .Defendant.
IN CHANCERY. -~"
This day came I hi
ml iff and
"'r .tioi^.ii YS ordered thai the I'ol
'?w.o - of publication I"- issued,
to-wit: The object of this soil is to
? Plain a divorce, a vinculo inatrimonii,
from Die defendant for the plaintiff,
and attldavit having 1.a made and
tiled that the said James Robinson is
under sentence of conllneinent in the
penitentiary of this State, and the said
defendant Is reimired to appear within
fifteen days after du.- publication of
this .oder in the clerk's olll.f the
corporation court of the city of New?
port News. Virginia. al rules to !??
holden therefor and do whal is neces?
sary to protect bis Interest, and it is
ordered thai a eopv of this order I"
published once a week f..r four succes?
sive weeks in the Pnilv Press, a news?
paper printed and published in Hie said
city of Newport News. Virginia, and
that a eopv thereof he posted at Hie
front door of the courthouse of the said
cilv of Newport News. Virginia, on the
1st day ,,f the next term ,,r the corpor?
ation court for said . it v after the date
of (his order.
D. O. SMITH. Cl.rl;.
T.v i'. i'. CR AFFORD. D. ''.
Go to &
for everything kept in
an up-to-date <lrii?,
Our stock always lull.
Our goods always the
Our prices alwav
\ Op. JohnNOn's Opera House ?
It Stands the Test.
Subject the EelipSC
wheel to any reasonable test, and it
will prove its superiority. Compare it
with any and all other wheels and it
will bear off the palm for durability
Buy a wheel after you've seen it
Newport News Cycle Co.,
FRED W. KIPPER, -Manager.
221 27t,H sUneet, 'Newport News, Va.
Ideals in eggs filled with chocolates,
bonbons and choice confectli'onairy we
have. Also fine cakefe and surprises for
Easter Sunday morning that will make
the day memorable to young and old.
A. B. WILHINK,
217 Twenty-seventh street, near AVash
Invcst Money in Real Estate
Will!) pay you if y./i get the advice of
some one in touch with the- market,
ivhose judgment you can depend on.
Wo i luim to be as well rested on values
and f'i ures .is anyone in Newport
New? as we make a study for the ben
ellt o' our clients. Look at some or the
bargains in houses and lots, building
lots and farms thot we are offering.
We have farm kinds from jr. to ?50
per acre; suburban lots from J2f. to ?50
p. r lot: city lots from $150 to $7,000 p-r
lot.; vacant lots fur lease from ?10 to
For dwelling of four rooms.
Terms. ?1MI cash and balance
payable Slu monthly.
For a store: seven rooms above,
renting for ?20 p-r month, ei sc
to Electric Car Line. Terms. ?400
cash, balance easy payments.
For a neat
For n new dwelling, to !>?? com
pleted within ten days. Imme
diately on ?-ar lire, with si:
rooms besdes bath, end city wa
t. r. ?200 .-ash. bafunce p. suit.
a new building with fifteen
nr. bath, latrob. , and city
r. renting nt ?25 per month,
v.- shipyard. Terms ?>0
, balance to suit purehoser.
For a nil-,; brick building, well
located, now renting Tor ?172
p.-r month. Terms ?2.0u0 cash,
a::.] balnce on easy payments.
TIIOS.B. HENLEY & CO
Real Estate and Insurance.
2700 Washington avenue.
N5WPORT NEW? ?
I To Get Money
Sell Pure Drugs for It.
V\'e are leaders In the city
Sell good cigars for it.
We have the finest line In
Sell Tenney's candies for it.
We sell the only genuine
in the city.
Sell cut flowers for It.
We are the only place
that handle them.
Sell toilet articles for it.
We have the best assort?
ment in the city.
i our specialty.
Send us yours.
Wm. G. Burgess
TilE ROAD TO FAME
Is often step by step. And
this may be said of things as well as
Step by step t!ic Weber and Wheel
ek Pinnos have climbed the ladder el
fame und now stand at the top, the
peer of any.
Write for information and prices to
The Hume, Minor Co,
S40 MAIN STREET,
Our representative, Mr. J. E. Dunbar,
Is in Newport News every Tuesday.
J. MACK EY, Pkoprihtor.
ffte ?esr-Known Saloon Mm
In Newport News. ? + * *
Wines, Liquors & Cigars
FlrttST EXPORT BEER MADE.
Comfortable Pool and Billiard
Parlors Adjoining Cafe,
R. J, MAGKEY,
When ;i person wears Sommers' footwear they
can rest content in the knowledge that they are
getting the best goods obtainable for the least
money. It will not take us long to dispose of the
following goods, so we advise you to call early.
Ladies* genuine dongola, patent leather tip, Ox?
ford's, latest coin toes, regular price ?1.25, for this
week 71 cents.
Ladies" imported vici in tan and black, silk vest?
ing top, Oxford's, all style toes, regular price $2,
for this week ?1.24.
Ladies'1 spring heel, tan vici, silk vesting top,
lace, regular price ?2, for this week ?1.2-4.
Ladies' imported tan vici, lace, hand turned,
regular price $.'}, for this week ?1.98.
Infant's hand turned tan vici, cloth top, button
or laeo, regular price 75c, for this week 50c.
Children's russet goat, tan, button, all solid
leather, regular price $1, for this week 74 cents.
"Misses' russet goat, tan, button and lace, all
solid leather, regular price $1.50, for this week 9Sc
Hoys' salin calf, solid leather, latest style toes,
regular price ?1.50, for this week 98 cents.
Boys' tan vici, lace, all solid leather, coin and
bull dog toes, regular price ?2, for this week $1.24.
Men's tan shoes, in all styles, solid leather
throughout, regular price $2.25, this week ?1.48.
Men's genuine calf, tan, patent back stay, all
styles, regular price $3.00, for this week $1.98..
Men's hand welted tan vici, silk vesting top, in
all the latest styles, regular price $o.50, for this
We carry a complete assortment of HATHA?
WAY. SOLLE & HARRINGTON'S LINE
SHOES, which are equaled by few and surpassed
by none, and our prices will save you $1.00 on
every pair purchased.
The Upz-to^Date Sn?e, riav and Gents' Furnishing Store,,
IsyOO Washington /SY/^vy^^rWrVTSTewis, Va.
Otter to tue House-keepers ot New?
For the Next Ten Days the Newport News Gas Com/
pany will Distribute 100 Gas Cooking Stoves on the
Most Reasonable Terms Ever Offered.
Those who do not care or cannot afford to buy a gas
stove out-right, can arrange with us to obtain a beautiful
gas range by making a very small cash payment and
twelve monthly payments of one dollor (?1) per month, at
the end of which time the range belongs to them. Range
setup in kitchen ready for use. No dirt! No dust! No
coal to bring in! No ashes to take up and carry out!
On it the finest lady in the land can prepare her meals
and not become soiled. Much cheaper than coal or wood !
And. oh, what a comfort, husbands, to your wives who pre?
pare your meals over steaming coal ranges during the
I long hot days of summer. If you wish to economize, buy
a gas range : the saving over coal will pay for it in a few
I months. If your house is piped but has no fixtures we
will make connection for use of the gas stove. This offer
is limited to 100 stoves.
For further information call at office, Braxton Building,
INeu/port News Gas Company,
By W. S. BOWEX. Snperintendant.
D GET SOME
ft S3 50
Sale, lasts only one week?from Ajsril
18tli to 26th. Another of my efforts to
show my patrons that I appreciate their
Lash, Th? Accommod?'tor,
2S0:} and 2805 Washington avenue,
This .week marks the fifth year of
our business career in Newport News,
and we propose making it a gala
week in clothing selling if lowness in
price can persuade trade in our
WE HAVE MARKED
$ '.t.OO Suits to $4.75.
WE HAVE MARKED
$12.00 Suits to $6.75.
WE HAVE MARKED
$1.00 Pants to 30c.
WE HAVE MARKED
$1.7.0 Hats to 78c.
WE HAVE MARKED
:"0c Underwear to 2.1c.
WE HAVE MARKED
75c Shirts to 4Sc.
WE HAVE MARKED
$0.00 Children Suits to $3.00. ,
WE HAVE MAKE ED
50c Knee Pants to 25c.
WE HAVE MARKED
50c Working Shirts to 32e.
WE HAVE MARKED
$7.00 Mackintoshes to $3.50.
We have marked everything in stock?Clothing,
Hats. Furnishings, Trunks and Umbrellas?at cor?
respondingly low prices in honor of our anniver?
sary for one week only.
2(500 "Washington avenue.
2517 Washington avenue, nearly opposite P, O.,
is the place to lind almost everything you want
in notions, shirts, overalls, muslin and gauze un?
derwear, children's dresses, knee pants, jackets,
corsets, towels, ribbons, hoae, pins, needles, china,
glass and tinware, toys. etc. _S^.v? pr?esj&iid quali?
ty we are sccff.? to none. Prices vary from 1c to
MM SUE M. GARROTT & CO.
G. B. WEST. President. D. 3. JONES, Vice-Presldent. W. B. VEST, Cashier.
Citizens and Marine Bank
OF NEWPORT NEWS, VA.
CAPITAL $50,000. SURPLUS $15 OOO
PAID IN DIVIDENDS, $15,500.
A general tanking business. Every facility offered for eafe and prompt
transaction of business on favorable termj. The accounts of Corporations,
Firms and Individuals solicited. Special attention given 'o collections. Drafts
drawn on all parts of the world.
A SPECIAL SAVINGS DEPARTMENT.
INTEREST ALLOWED ON' DEPOSITS OF U AND UPWA?D.
G. B. West, H. E. Parker, T. M. Benson, J. B. Jennings, L. P. Stearnea,
- E. T. Ivy, D. S. Jones. A- C. Garrett. J. M. Curtis.
W. A. Post, President. J. R. Swinerton, Vice-Presldent. J. A. Willett. Cashier
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
OF NEWPORT NEWS.
CAPITAL- $100,000- SURPLUS $27,000
DIREC TORS :
W. A. Post, J. R. Swinerton, M. B. Crowe II, M. V. Dougfety,
R. G. Bickford. C. B. Orcutt, I. Eugene White. J. A. Willett.
Accounts of banks, carporatlons, merchants, individuals and firms invited.
We offer depositors every accommodation which their balances, business and
responsibility warrant. Sell our own drafts drawn on all principal cities of
BOXES FOR RENT.
SCHMELZ BROS., BANKERS
NEWPORT NEWS. VA.
DO A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS.
Accounts of individuals, firms and corporations solicited.
Collections made on all parts of the country. Foreign exchanges bought
and sold at lowest rates. Foreign drafts issued on all parts of the world.
IN OUR DIME S VINGS DEPARTMENT
Deposits receive! from 10 cents to $5.000.00 and Interest allowed at the raite of
4 PER CENT. PER AN^?M.
SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES FOR RENT.
Only safetj- boxes in the city secured by time locks.
Now located at corner of Washington avenue and Twenty-eighth etree^
over Ideal Pharmacy.
Office Hours 9 A. M. to 6 P. M. Sundays, 9 A- M. to 12 M,
GOOD SET.TFFTU .6 DOLLARSr
BEST SET.I J r I fl.8 DOLLARS
PARTIAL SETS...IN PROPORTION
BRIDGE WORK AND CROWNS, M KARAT GOLD. ?5.00 PER TOOTH.
My first aim is to give patrons the
best of everything, and I aim atile to
iio -tliis cheaper 'tihan others be
use of -time saving appliances,
proved methods and a large prac?
tice conducted on business priiuoi
Jples.?Cautphores'is for .painless fill
EXTRACTING.25 cents ?
PAINLESS EXTRACTING..50 centi
SILVER FILLING........50 cents up
TEETH CLEANED.75 eeata.
If you want a building lot $
Buy It of the N
Old Dominion Land Company ff
Lots for sale on easy terms in all sections of the If
Finely located business lots on Washington ave.
Farms for sale or rent in Elizabeth City, War?
wick and York Counties.
Old Dominion L?and Company?
ROOM NO. 11.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK BUILDING.
OFFICE OPEN UNTIL 8 P. M.