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Wen herewith utter
our ultimatum aiid be?
gin o?r Spring cam
paigii on high prices
for low qrade goods.
We are better forti?
fied than ever to sup?
ply your and the boys'
wants and offer to
the trade a full stock
of - Clothing. Mats.
Shoes and Furnish
ings second to none in
the state, with quali
ties and prices guar
Come in and exa
mine the following;
Usuail $ 9 00 Suits $ 7.50
Clothier. Shoer ana
Get a Move on You
if you expect to secure any
of the rare bargains that we
are selling our uobby Cloth?
ing- and Furnishings at.
Our Easter sales have been
very satisfactory and in ap?
preciation thereof we have
stuck the knife right into
t^e prices of our spring suits
and let them go at unheard
of low prices.
For a Special Offer We Sell
a first class white unlaun
dred shirt at 32 cents, real
price 50 cents.
N. B.?Our line of shirts,
comprising the latest pat?
terns and made out of the
best of fabrics, have won the
fame of being
"Hottest Numbers in Town."
If you wish to have a nice
Suit, Made to Order
we have a magnificent as?
sortment from $12.00 up.
King Street, sear Queen, opposite the
AH news letters for publication In
this department should be addressed
to Dally Press Bureau. Hampton.
The Daily Press will be found for
sale every morning at the following
Hampton?Postofflce newe stand,
Colbert's book store, and at the King
Old Poiint?(Baulch's stationery and
book store, Hygela Hotel and Chazn
SUNDAY. APRIL 24, 1S9S.
ACT! VITYATTH E FORT
Work on the Fortifications
THOSE NAVAL RESERVES
Both Factious Con ([dent of Victory lu Their
Controversy. ?w Jail to Ho Ready
by Midsummer, other
-".s.SA., rrt. rmj eiil
Queen Street, Hampton, Ta.
3I31PLook for the red. J_k????_
. - amBT"?'""*' *v"
S-mce the war 'has actually com?
menced' the work of adding to the
defenses at Fort Monroe has been
?pushed with the greatest activity A
arge force of workmen me employed
m tbe work every day in the week,
xcept Sunday, and it is posible that
ill' continue on that day
work of tearing down the old jail will
be- comemnced this weey. A small
wooden- building has been erected hack
of the engine house.. The iron cages
now in use will be removed to this
temporary prison. Then the prisoners
will be transferred and a. guard placed
around the building. The new jail will
present a creditable architectural ap?
pearance and will be .provided with the
latest improvements for the convenience
of the officials and the comfort of the
FUNERAL OF CAPTAIN H.-WERTY
Citizen Soldiers From (Richmond At?
tend the Obesouies.
The funeral of Captain John J. Hav?
ert}-, former Commander of the Man?
chester, Va., Grays, took place yester?
day afternoon at 12:30 o'clock in St.
Mary's Catholic church. Old Point, in
?the presence of a large number of
friends. A detachment of the Manches?
ter Grays, of Manchester, Va., exten?
ded 'the funeral.
Captain Havertly died Thumduy
morning at his home in Phoebus, of
consumption. This disease be contract?
ed while on the Greely expedition north.
He has never been a well "man since
he returned from that eventfW trip.
His life was devoted, for the tnovt
part, to military %vork, and he was
considered an officer of^fhe highest
order and a Citizen of baR character.
He leaves a widow but no Children.
After the funeral services the body
was taken to the government pier to
b- conveyed by steamer to Portsmouth,
where the interment was made. Mem?
ber* or the Peninsula Guards, John A.
Ixigan Camp. Sons of Veterans, and
the 'Manchester Grayis, escorted the re?
ITKMS OF ISTKItKvr ,;ATHEBKD
AHOUT TUB IM mis
Rntr-.knc?.* and Clei
ant! Family Liquor Store
ESTABLISHED IN I88S.
Is the place for you to buy your
Wines and Liquors for Cooking and
inese ore tue Rules 01 itie ? onQ saioo
No Loud Talking
or Singing, discuss?
ing of Politics, Na?
tionality or Reli?
gion. All who
cannot comply with
these rides are re?
quested to spend
their time and mon?
P. B. MESSENGER,
Frames, Sash, Blinds & Doors,
All orders by mail wlD receive prompt
No. 2312 WASHINGTON AVENUE,
P. O. Box 10. NEWPORT NEWS. VA
E. W. JOHNSON
Contractok and Buildeii
NEWPORT NU)Wo. VA.
Plans and Specifications Prepared oi
Short Notice. _
KOU?K WO RK A BPBCTALT5
$100.00 horse, carriage, hurness, two lap
obes. whip, halter, weight, two ?i?tch
straps. The horse 5s absolutely,
blooded and warranted sound, kind,
ein tie and fearless. The whiole turnout
would be cheap for $200.00. I will sell
or $100.00 spot cash. Not a blemish on
the horse any way, shape or form, and
a goer. S. J. BROWN, of
3. B. SWS NEBTON, BSans.e*
SPECIAL RATHS TO COMMBRCIA
AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN PLAN
?. O. BOX. 1M.
in the future.
On the Ohesapeake Bay and Hamp?
ton Roadi; side of the ramparts every?
thing was activity and excitement
yesterday. Large forces of men were
at work digging -huge holes in the
ground where t'he old 8 and 10-inch con?
verted rifles, which were dismounted a
.-.bort time ago, used to stand. In their
place will be mounted a battery of
modern rapid fire guns, which are ex?
pected to command -Hampton Roads
and Chesapeake 'Bay and make 'it Im?
possible for a torpedo boat of the en?
emy to enter. These guns, it is
thought, will be in fighting condition
by the end of this week, or at least,
some of them will.
The work is not confined to the fort
itse'.'t by any means, for active prepar?
ations for a possible conflict are being
made at the "Pines Battery" and on the
beach of Chesapeake Bay, midway be?
tween this battery- and the fort. Here
it is that four new disappearing guru
will be mounted behind breastworks
of the most modern and substantial
The breastworks behind which these
huge engines of war will be concealed
arc of the new character, and a de-,
scription of them will^jbe^?.r-,r\/>J'llit.
which is intended to give the
shape to the breatsworks tbemselv
and then a breastwork of concrete will
be shaped' in the modern frame. When
this is completed sand and gravel will
be packed on top and in front of the
concrete and the whole will be sodded
over with grass. This is the most
modern of breastworks, and is con?
sidered almost impregnable to shot or
projectile. There will be two batteries
of two gurte each concealed behind
these works. "Exactly when this bat?
tery will be finished cannot ibe etated,
but it is thought that as the work is
being puste'd with great haste it
will be ready to "speak" by the middle
of the summer, if not sooner.
A soldier from the fort yesterday
told a Dailv 'Pre.-s reporter that ammu
iiicuo'n and'loaded shells had been taken
out to the "Pines Battery" to be used
in the sixteen mortars out there, should
an enemy's ship makes its appearance
inside the -capes. . ':.
(Visitors are .itHI allowed in the fort,
and aside from the above mentioned
preparations a person would think
that nothing was In anticipation?ex?
cept perhaps, a Sunday school picnic
Quiet 'and order is strictly maintained
on the reservation and everything go*ns
on in the old routine way. as far as
the residents are' concerned.
The following de^ls were recorded in
the Clerk's office yesterday:
Jo'hn W. 'Howe, et ux.. to Thomas
Hiar-mond: consideration, $2,500.
Thomas Tabb, -special commissioner,
to Abel Williams: coni-ideration. $120.
Luke L. Davis, et ux., to S. Gordon
dimming, trustee; -consideration, $300.
Stoddard and DuBois. trustees, to
Washington National Building and
Loan 'As> ociation; consideration, $140.
Hamilton Telephone Company to
Thomas Tabb, trustee; consideration,
Mary J. GafTupe to J. (W. Riehard
on. trustee: consideration. $100.
A, J. Wood to 'Rachael A. Freeman;
Rachel A. Freeman et vin., to L. G.
Donahoe, -trustee; consideration, $150.
ARRIVALS AT THE BARNES.
The following were the arrivals at
io Barnes Hotel yesterday:
'Ben Gordon, Norfolk; John L. Carson,
Max Liveright. Baltimore; H. W. Co?
ll. Philadelphia; Geo. J. Spady, Va.;
G. Parrieh. Baltimore; Wm. P. De?
Saussure. Richmond: Geo. A. Gainor,
Halifax. N. C: C. T. Smith. Wehlen;
H. IH. MUlow, Weldon; W.m. D. Chad
wick, Mi' s Mary Chadwick. Tarboro:
Mrs. Susie <B. Mayo and (daughter.
Norfolk: Mrs. Mabel Anthony, Richard
H-irgrave, New York.
WILL OPEIN TODAY.
The summer resort situated on Ohes
Attorney F. S. Col
day in Richmond in tf^in'rjjjgr^t un.e 1
Peek -faction of the nerval reserves."
The work of mounting the rapid fire \
uns at 'Fort Monroe *s being rapidly
One of the mosquito fleet passed Old
Point yesterday, ?morning on the way
u-m tiie G-osport navy yard at Pci-ts
outh to the Atlantic.
Miss Mary 13. Whitley has recovered |
froml her indisposition.
The condition of Mr. J. Keith Wray,
wa.. thrown from a buggy and ui
ured^was slightly improved la-st night.
Wiay was uni-ensciou., from the
i"f the accident until yesterday
Tin- ,<rovt mmetit steamer Lucerne,
bich has been stationed at O' i Poir.:
r s-mr time, n.is taken ;n her coal
' war paint and i-s now lea'.-colored.
Real Estate office Popular Avenue,
Phoebus. A thorough trial will be
given and a responsible guoraintee.
LOCK BOX 225,
1 Have Them.
PEEK FACTION CONFIDENT.
The Result of the Richmond Trip
Attorney F. S Collier. Doctor Shields,
Lieutenant William H. Peek?the naval
reserves comittfttee?returned -from
?Richmond last night on the 6:30 o'clock
train, after bavins presented to G-ov
-rnor Tvler ami the adjutant general
?he papers of the Peek faction of tht
Hampton naval reserves, asking for
sutive's recognition of tjhait
Exactly what action was ia?en in
the matter by those inNa*M*?rity could
no< be ascertained as secrecy, it ia
thought, had t>es>t be .maintained for
? he present. There to no reas?
on to believe that they met
with disappoiniment, as Lieutenain'
-kand .Mr Collier both express conn
dence in the favorable outcome of the
.ntroversy to their benefit. 'All of th
members of the faction are confident
but will give out no information of_a
Iii:^refl^e^eweT*by a Dally Pres:
reported last night Junior Lieutenant
H. H. Holt said:
"I am very sorry that I cannot giv
yon any positive information in regan
o the result of the trip to Richmond
>ut it is best .for the reserves that
that 'remain a secret for the present
I"i\>m that, do net think for an instant
that we are discouV-aiged. Far from
it- we are confident Of the success of th
movement. Ti show you how conn
dent we are I will say that we will
start drilling in the early -part of th
week We are anxious to go to the
front' to serve our country, and hope
to be detailed with other marines to du
ty on one of the new auxiliary cruisers;
we would prefer a ship like the 'Dix
' All of the -members of the coramit
to'e which' laid the matter before the
authorities in Richmond express great
satisfaction with the trip and say that
they have every reason to believe they
wiii be successful.
MR. BOYENTOX CONFIDENT. TOO.
When seen by a DaUy Press reporter
vee-terday afternoon a prominent mem?
ber c-f the Biyenton faction expressed
hfcmself as beln confident that his snde
would be successful in the organization
of a division of naval reserves in Hamp
on. 'He said:
"Oh yes, we have sent our papers H
Richmond, hut as yet have not hea-rd
- would have been
for Sunday. for
colder; southerly, si
Sun rise .
Sun sets .
High water ..11:22 ti
Low water _5:2il a
(BOSTON. April 2:
ran na h:
i in Port.
:?; p. m.
t p. m
VcMnelM Arrived Vi
mer \ izcai
Steamer Urion (An
iinor City of
THE STORY OF A "1
There is a most d mgi ?: ..i
pot. over in Brooklyn?a
ominious record, sacs the
Times. It came 'ti ?>
from (England many, man'
and since then it has sim"
faculty for getting .|?s.-. n.
man -who imported it in:-,
rlous ot all trouble, war.
tic nary generation of tie.
Market Quotations From the j 2
Leading Business Centers
in that il
ha'stily burying tht*
mens of plate in the i
for safer scenes. Whe
their house had b>-<-i
They dug -up the tea
?South. -At the out'bre
of 1S12 they were at <
Again the enemy aippr
recklessly; a.gain t'he s
buried in the garden,
house was burned down
fly went inland am! s.-i
Gat For a long tim
p?ned. Then t'he silve
from hand to hand. :
to stay above ground
and trusted it, but the
at last was exerted ..r
certain Sherman in r.
that way: There 'was
the..garden, anotli- i
N'EW YORK STOCK JL-IRKKT.
NEW TORK, April 23.?^Toduy the
stock -market was "discounting peace,"
in the language of brokers.. This was
done by lifting prices a notch higher.
There was reported an active demand
for securities in London, but the buy?
ing here for London account was not
large, as prices here ruled abofe Lon?
don parity. There were periods of re?
action but the publication of the bank
statement caused renewed buying ami
lifted prices to the highest. They
were shaved off by renewed apprehen?
sion as to 'the safety- to the Paris, the
closing being easy below the best, but
at net gains throughout reaching a
point in sonw ca.-es. The volume of
?the dealings was not large, the indus?
trial specialties were favorites in the
trading, especially sugar and tobacco.
The general feeling in financial circles
is that the war Is not likely to be pro?
tracted and only some unexpected ac?
cident or disaster could effect the con?
viction that Spain must succumb to
poor resources. A feature of the day
was the hardening in exchange, demo nd
sterling bills -ising to 4.St.
The week closes with a great part
of the extreme losses in prices recov?
ered, net declines not exceeding 2 points
in any of the promdnetn leading stocks.
It is noteworthy ultsO. that the low
prices of the week were not as low
except in a few cases as those on March
25, which marked the lowest point on
the decline afteh the blowing up of the
The grounds for the confidence and
mprovesfment in the stock market will
>e found in money conditions. Today's
bank statement shows a surplus reserve
to have increased to $43,623.100 and of
of the first time since war threatened
the weeks increase is due to an actual
increase in cash rather than to the
lessened reserve requirements through
drawing dtown- deposits. That is to say,
the demand for cush from the interior
to fortllfy reserves there lias almost
eased. Or the total of nearly 500,000,
000 of gold ordered from Europe over
$17,000,000 remains to be accounted for
:n -the bank statement, being in transit
or received' oifter (today's statement
?In view of these conditions It is not
strange that the movement -of gold
to New York has come to a stop, no
engagements having .been announced
ror two days.
Financial institutions in the United
.States have ceased to draw on their
credits abroad, because they feel ami
ply secured against the money needs
of the war.
The prices of bonds during the week
did not move so wildly as stocks either
in the early downward movement or in
3VI-203-4: steamer ^.red, ?L4<*lJ,?
f-oujliern white corn%??; do yellow
>?P!rm: No. 2 white. S&6&I-?. mr^
?-[ ?.: i-4@
No. :: western 62.
1- (""y~"Firm': choice timothy, ?.60@
Grain Fr-:cht.??TTnsettled, and bigh
\ 'J- rto Liverpool, per bathd.
?i l-.cuad June: Cork for orders per
quarter. 4s 3d May; 3? 9d June.
?Butter and Eggs?Firm, unchanged.
Lettuce?l.OOigU.25 per basket.
W .1 iskey?TJ ncha nged.
NEW YORK COTTON FUTURES
NEW YORK, April 23.?Cotton fu
i-ures closed steady: sales, 46,580 bale*.
April. 61S: May 620; June, 629; August,
132; September, 632: October, 632; iNo
vember, 635: December, 63S; January,
V ytVRK MONIBT afiARKiET.
V YORK. April 23.?Money on
lominaily at 2 per cent. Prime
itile paper 61-2?7. Sterling ex
? firm, with actual business in
?s' biiis at 4.S4 for demand, and
for CO days; posted rates, 4.81?
comemrcial bills, 4.7?@l-4;
certificates 55 l-2@56 1-2; bar sil
. T-S; Mexican dollars, 56; state
dull; railroad bonds. Irregular;
meet bonds, weuk.
SEN. WALTHALL'S FUNERAL.
the lalter recovery
small for the week.
The total sales of
Baltimore & Ohio.
Canada Pacdic .
Chesapeake & Ohio.
Chicago fc Alton.
Chicago, Burlington & Quiney
C. C. C. & St. L.
do do pref'd.
Ilelaware & Hudson.
Delaware, Lack. ?St W.
Fort Wayne .
(rreat Northern pref'd.
ks today were
knonvn ^is Buckroe Beach,
?'ds or" 'ut,le seas7jfn today. Lange
?!hbe'bub ,r,, 'mpi?n./ '^^"P0" ^Tews
^,!^^xpe(.[?,1 k,I5}l Old T^JetfiS people ore
.emseives |Vherc'\i?t1^7-.l'he- ^?^"c$orllmlZ*tura ?' -Jft-^steai. Jj?sl?. .,.
"'coming. ?ucScroe its aJS^ poputer / be,?n .a W*y -the dreadful 'Uput rtfe,,.^ ? _ ???_,?,
place with the people ^'^hte ^c?o^ "asn t tef< , ?i" f~v? P?*??/?t<w 4-^.asnvill*,,
gj?f units section 1 ov.-ner cannot tell. 'He only knoira tJu,-/Manhattan L.
ixliunied It and that ft i.- ??w ^ \ Michican Central.
house over in JSiwicryn. iHe soi- 1 Mi _?_. pacifle
v_d?ri?fes that it "has taken on a I ?1B"0,j fZ, . ^
tures. And there is a garden behind New ^cork Ceutral......
he house! The owner of "the silver Norfolk & Western
teapot isn't an alarmist?but he has | Northern Pacific
eked out a good place in the garden
d put the shovel where he can find it
(All day today the .police force of
Phoebus will be on the alert for per?
sons violating the Sunday liquor law,
and it is safe to say that if anyone
s -caught at the business he will be
everely dealt with. It is understood
hat if a man is found on the streets to
day 11 a staggering condition he will
e mirnediately arrested on a chat
f drunkenness. The force and officials
f the place have taken a decided stand
and mean to 'stamp out all manner
Lwlessnests in the town.
There is a 'law -in existence which
continually bn/ken n Phoebus, and in
all pr?babilit'yf without- the knowlettg
those 'WhoTbreiak/Tt. It was mad
some time a?v an^has. it Seems, bee:
entirely ?forgo'tTPn by the people of the
town. The law require* that no
L-baH ride on t'he sidewalks of the town
and fixes a fine which can be enforced
on those Who disregard it.
The police are very anxious to have
this stopped, but as the law has
been enforced in the paift, do not lik
to make any arrests without first giv
r.g the people a warning. Hercafte:
persons who ride a wheel will be com
pelled to keep off the sidewalks and
ride in the streets, os the law will b
strictly enforced in the future.
In this store there are half a hundred
tittle 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. -
, und ,1 n ClKE Vhere .aU other fail ?.
S?"uiSn Wne the Bormlne AJai Tahleta. Tha:
hnve cured ihouaanda ana *yu\noreyou. Vfe cira a DO
Itite Kritten cunrnntee to etT3ct ft cure RnPTC to
euch case or refund the money. Prlco W V I W.pei
DOckona: or six ploten (full treatment) for tMO. Bs
moll in plain wrapper, upon rocoipt or p-rloe. Circular
AJAX REMEOV CO., ^^^1^
For sale in Newport News, Va., by
A. E. G. KLOR, Druggist.
No. 9 Queen St. Hampton, Va,
BOOT AND SHOE MAKER.
? 280* Washington aventso
PJjI'AIXt WORK A SPKCIALTT.
der Cake is sure we will be recognized
and our division be successful.
WILL -BEGIN THIS WEEK,
I The New Jail to Be Ready hy Mid
Work on the new county ja'il will
be well under way in a few ?^y3-?Con
?tiractor 'Brinston will push it with all
li-Deed and the probability is that the
structure Will be ready for .occupancy
by mid-summer. It will rise on the
large vacant - lot immediately at the
I rear of the ATmtoteaid -jwoperty. The
The emancipation of the ifeet
Chinee women has begun, as Ss indi
cited by u story from Peking to th
effect that some of the ladies of tha.
city recently gave a ball and actually
danced. The Chinese girl's 'feet are so
maltreated in infancy, as a usual thing,
that when she grows up she can
Mark-neukirehen, in Saxony, is
snly place in the world of which
may be said that violin making const
utes the principal industry. In Mark
neukirchen ana the surrounding v"
lages there are 15,000 people employ
exclusively in the manufacture of vi
Has anybody heard anybody s.
that anybody of his acquainance 1
fuses to go to w-ar?" asks the 5\i
York Times. But that Uncle Sam wan.
to know is: 'How many will offer tt
services wi-thou't being personally re
quested by a conscript squad to turn
and hfcip to whip Spain?
;CoS:-ack regiments are being drill
in crossing rivers on a. novel sort
improved bridge. Seven or eight lances
are passed between the handles and tops
f a dozen cooking kettles and are
held firmly in place by the handles,
besides being tied together with for?
age ropes. A dozen such bundles fas?
tened together form one section of a
raft or floating bridge, and are capable
o? sustaining half a ton of weight.
A section can be put together in
In discussing the ".-ins of the father"
the Delta 'LigliUhouse, published at
Greenville, Mius., makes the .following
lucid observation: "When these boys
get to be men, before they marry a
girl, they aJ-e going to inquire about
who *he girl's mother Is and the gir:
?will inquire who the boy's father is,
and then we will see less weddings.
How is that, Professor Jordan?''
HIE UNDOING OF iMR. WINDLE.
There was a masquerade party out in
e 'East End a few nights ago. and
among those 'present were Frederick
Windle and his wife, guys the Cleveland
Leader. Mr. Windle is not above a Ui
in'nocent flirting -upon occasion,
1 when 'he heard that .Miss .Dailing
1, a young woman whose charms
I had appealed to him 'from the moment
their first meeting, was to be there
If he could only have found out what
. of a- costume she intended to wear,
would have been supremely happy,
ut that could not be, as all his covert
nquiries went for naught. i
Aes for Mrs. Windle, she is not blind. !
lthough her husband never to'ld her
charming he thought Miss Dai
Con was. the observing wife was
to snuff," and so, while prepara
s for the masquerade were in pro
;-, she and the young -woman, who
ready enough to take part in a
harmless joke, formed a beautiful little
?for t'he -unltiading of Frederick
Windle. This consisted of nothing
nore than an exchange of costumes,
just before the party, the unsuspected
usband having, in the meantime, been
veil an opportunity to see the rig
s wife had fixed up ostensibly for
Of course the victim was not slow in
c-kitvg out his wife?or. at least, he
ipposed she was his wife?when the
un began, and he, therefore, took par
icuiar twins to avoid her. 'Once when
ouldn't help dancing With her, he
Texas & Pacific.
Union Pacific pref'd, .. .
United States Express.
Wells FariiO Express.
do pref'd .
do pref'd .
Tennessee Coal & Iron...
Chicago North western....
Chicago Great Western..
The Nation's Capitol Draped In Mourn?
ing-Flags at Half Mast.
WASHINGTON. April 23. ? The na?
tion's capltol was draped in mourlng
today. Flags on the great marble pile
were at half mast ami throughout the
Senate wing of the magnificent struc?
ture evidences of grief and sadness
wer? at every hand.
At noon the Senate was called to or?
der to pay a tribute of respect to Hon.
Edward Cary Waithall, late Senator
from Mississippi, who died Thursday
afternoon. Tbe remains ot Senator
Walthall wer<- conveyed to the capitot
last evening and were lying In state In
the marble room ot the Senate until
9 o'clock today, when they were placed
in tbe Senate chamber In the area In
front of the President's desk.
Senator Walthall s desk and chair on
the main nlslc were draped in black.
The casket was covered with superb
Promptly at noon. Vice President
Hobarfs gavel fell, calling the Sen?
ate to order. The Senators occupied
scats on the lcrt of the chamber, while
members or the House of Representa?
tives occupied seatb on the right aide"
or the chamber.
Tbe diplomatic corps,' headed by its
dean. Sir Julian Paunceforte, occupied
seats immediately in front or the mem?
bers of the House of Representatives.
The Justices of the supreme court,
and President McKinley and six mem?
bers or bis cab!net( Secretary Long
and Postmaster General Smith being
unable to be present), wore also at?
tendants at the cetemoine*. Ocupying
seats In rront of the joint committee
of arrangements were the members
and Immediate relatives of Senator
The ceremonies wer> impressive. Al?
ter Invocation by Rev. J. H. Mllburn,
the blind chaplain of the Senate, the
Vive-President announced the business
would bo suspended for the day. The
services were conducted by Rev. Dr.
McKim, rector of Epiphany Protestant'
Episcopal church of this city, and B. P.'
Thompson, of Holly Springs, Miss.
At the conclusion of the beautiful
funeral service of the Episcopal
church, the pall bearers, consisting of
members of the capltol police force,
"u<-?-ed the chamber and bore out the
1 "** C- followed by the honorary pall
.'W'-iC^'s of the joint
5^?:-\ri decldeo" WHS*
o : different from
statw, oS5o There will be
The VS^a^-S -weverras in the:
, mC* ^ -v."3^and Kentucky?
an2 S^S^J^1''? constitute
8 o clock \S 0^1? .v,. -prt
haw, what's the -maitter with you
?veiling, -anyway? You dance like
?he made no answer, but tried t<
airy on a flirtation with him. He ig
nored her efforts, and presently, when
she went up to him and put a liana
upon his arm, he got impatient and
asked her if she thought he was a
? Why, I'd know you," he said,
vou had your head in a barrel.
This 'happened just before the mme for
unmasking, and about three minutes
later when Frederick Windle saw that
he had been talking to ML, Darling?
ton for his wife, all the evening, he
seemed to lose interest in the I^ty.
at -ell events he sat in the smoktn
,x m fir the next half -hour and then
? wife that he wanted
as he had to get up
and couldn't stand
sent word to his
her to go home,
sYIy next morning,
it to remain
A Warreusburg, (Mo.) evangelist an
nection with which
sermon illustrated with chem
ie effects of sin on the human
It has been estimated that in Eng
person in seveiuy-tb-t
: in sevemty-six a Jon
Williams, one in Its
^ in 162 a Davis and one
CHICAGO GRAHiN 'MARKET.
CHICAGO, April 23.?A bulge Of 2
?nls in wheat was caused near the
ose today by the following cablegram
i'Mt-ussib. has withdrawn fell offers
f wheat. Russian prices advanced 15.
enits per bushel this week."
'Llic-al Ibeaii's were* ?'Itemy irouUedi.
July which had touched 871-4 was
rushed up to 89 1-2, closing with a net
sjain of 3-4@7-8 at 89 1-8.
Corn and oats rattled: with -wheat,
losing 1-8 higher.
Provisions were weak but made some
Pork lost 12 cents, lard land ribs 2 1-2
Open high Low Closed
1134 114 11"
8 O ClOCk \o> O A - ? u - rr
Spri ngs, ??? *2.% ? * .4. V&
win take iS^ S^a^-?S ??%m
rW'ASHDNG1^c*a % a . Jo%'
has been ??^ft%%%%,%41^'*
on elections m
Swanson, from \^5*o
trict. It ?s slglBT
and Is in favor ot,
was made in favor|.^i^SSl?*Br^Ehe -l?se V
report no doubt wSp?S5 beld as that
ot the majority.
"How strange," he said.
"What?" asked she.
"These newspaper stories ot fads of:
engaged girls," he explained.
"They don't interest me," she as?
"Really?" he asked. .
Not a bit," she returned. "Why
As she looked up Into his eyes ia ?:
..ondering short of way he drew a
good long breath, for he knew that he
had a clear field, and when he left that,
evening she had become deeply inter-?:
ested in some of those fads.?Chicago;\
This week's product is poetical and
itriotic, postal cards have been re- .
ceived, one from a Georgia veteran,
Lost one leg at Manassas,
Another at Bull Run,
But. thank the Lord, I'm livin yet
With arms at hold a gun!"
Another from a Tennessee veteran:, "
The old gray jacket's dusty;
The canteen, battered, lies,
An' the old war rifle's rusty,
But ripe for exercise."
?Atlanta Constitution. 4
is a Smith,
one in 115
HAD A DIM IDEA.
he cause,-' asked the
"of ' the Egyptian
Pl"l'Ugeuess they didn't boil the water "
ventured a little girl in the Infant
July 88 894
Sept SGi 81$
Uec 80 83J
May 32 33i 31|
July 33 33. 32}
Sept 335 34i 331
May 274 27J 27
July 24 24i 23i
May 10.70 11.85 10 60 11.85
July 11.00 11.05 10.80 11.05
May 5.45 5.474 5.45
July 5.74* 5.574 5.50
May 5.324 5.424 5.32i
July 5.45 5.57 5.42j
Cash quotations were as follows
Flour firm; No. 2 yellow corn
?2i@i33; No. 2 spring wheat, 100
No. 3 spring wheat, 98<_jl08; No
2 red, 1124?113; No. 2 com, 324; No
2 oats 274; N 0.2 wliile,30?31; No
3 white, 29J@30;Nb. 2 Rye, 561; No
2 barley, 4?(?ci6; No. 3,-: No. 4,
-; No. 1 flax seed, 12U-i(ai430; prime
timothy need, 2.95; mess pork pe~
barrel 10.850ill.00;lard per 100 pound
5 firstname.lastname@example.orgJ; sliort ribs sides (loose)
5 25(_j5.0"; drv salted shoulders
boxed 4S63??;" short clear sides
boxed, 5.00(_}5.70; whiskey diitillers
?nishedgoods, per gallon, 120
He speaks his mind ? ,Sw.'1f,>,,
Beers-De luxury dat is lavished o
pet animals is er livin' shame, an an
oppression ter de common people.
Weary Draggles - What's de mat
tCS\vfpe De Beers ? Me an' anoddcr
hobo swiped er box o' crackers from
er store yesterday an' lugged It two
BALTIMORE, April 23.?Flour?Firm
Wheat?Strong; sp>>t, month and Mlay
105 3-4@106; July 92 1-2 asked; steamer,
?? red 192 1-4I&102; southern wheat
by'sample. 103@103 3-4; do on grad
102 3-4&106 1-2.
?Firm; spot and month, it 1
miles. When we come ter open lt. 4t jCorn ? il^ June. 37 l-8@3-8; July
wasn't nothin'but dog biscuits'.?Puck. 1-, ' - '
It is possible just now. on clear even-:
ngs to see both Venus and eMrcury- ?
in the western sky. They set about
an hour and a half later than the sun.
At present Mercury is a trifle higher
up than Venus, but they are gradual?
ly approaching each other. Next Mon?
day they will be in conjunction., as
the astronomers say. Then Mercury
will approach the sun still more closely
and soon become practically invisible, .
while his sister planet will get further*:
away and grow in gribhtness for sev?
eral weeks. _
(From the St. Louis Republic.) _.';
European powers will largely guage ?
their estimate of the militant vigor of.. ;
this country by the promptness with
which we bring the war with Spain to
a victorious termination. ? .
JACKSON DIDN'T LIKE IT. *'"--'N'
(From Tld-Bits.) .,
Mrs. Jackson?Mr. Hawkins, I -wlon .;
you'd decide a bet. Mr. Jackson says,
it is only 500 feet from here to .the. -
beach, and I say it's 1.000 feet.
Mr. Hawkins ? Well, I should say
you were both right. It's about 500 feet
of Jackson's and about 1.000 of yours.
AND HE DIDN'T.
(From the Chicago Tribune.)
In front of the bulletin boards?,
?Well." observed the little man, stand?
ing on his tiptoes, "I see the senate
has recognized the Cuban republic..
That's true nough," responded thai
tall man. who could see over. in?
crowd, "but I'm bettin' that Tom
won't recognize it."
RISING TO AN OCCASION.
(From the Cleveland Leader.)
Mrs. Younglove ? John do -
know that you haven't kissed me fprjs
a Mr.eYounglove ? Yes. darling; 1 ?wasC %
just waiting to see how long It -would .:
take you to notice It. -
John, it will be observed, hafl his.
presence of mind right with. Mm. .