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~*=? 9i she =>wri bes*fic^3 resists to 3
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Jto?^ ib* Boke o? Sora, aaa.swna
m ose tvrtsg. Soyai. ptotosS' br?rh*
' h?Gd. X? p*opie ?seid b* -. deroc
?S to wrwctrr te tr?*???*
?WKhlacd. Tb?? a?T* barfed *r?i
??lter zaeoaorj- a hundred fathoms d**p
?uad stand sfcosidtr w sbwaMer witi
the Xorth for is* Sa? aod oa*
" * Tos ?i: whether the <~oaf?-i?
?te nags cbvoii be returned to the
Swath. J s&j- witboa: bestaiioii Ihw
*ocb action oc the p?rt of this govern?
ment would be right and proper, i do
oot believe there to a tr^an in all th*
North. -Kiii a Just conception of what
I? best for th* country, who wflj object
to restoring to th- South tfee old
they fought under. ? ? ? Xotbiajc
should b* left undone to keep ev? ?;
fiood tide th* harmony and the tore
that now prevails between North and
WOULD AVENGE THE MAINE
And ?* have assembled her* todav
to reverent".? do honor to th* soldiers
of th* South, whose bodies Ii* sacredly
guarded In this beautifui enclosure i
do not think I could lay a greener and
more fragrant wreath upon their
Craves today than to nay that, if liv?
ing now. they would be marching a
their country's call to avenge th* death
of our unsuspecting sailors in Havana
harbor and to bring th* bright bless?
ings of immortal freedom to ?h* island
of Cuba. By what authority do I ttniJ
speak, and why do I thui read th*
hearts of those who** dying: look was
upon th* Star? and Rars? 2 speak bv
the authority of their living comrades
I speak by the authority of their chil?
dren, who are loyal and devoted fol?
lowers of th* flag of th* Union. I spea*
by authority of th* fact that they
hated tyranny and oppression and
loved liberty and self-government. And
what better authority could I have
than the fact that in this present
struggle they would have a Lee to lead
But In following the flag of our Union
today, is there any recusant desertion
of the cause for which they r~r.d~r*d
up their lives? He Is but a shallow
reader of the hearts of men who could
so interpret. Locked ... the silent
guard of centuries, secur* in the keep?
ing of impartial history, that cause u
gone from the earth so far as Its recent
organized manifestation in the Confed?
eracy is concerned. But while the
praises of men follow- the march of the
Anglo-Saxon race toward chartered
rights and well-defined limitations
upon official power, when the record Is
finally made up to show the process of
the world's great evolution towards
representative government, when th*
course in fire and blood tracked, by
which the American republic emerged
as "an indissoluble Union of Indis
tructible states." then posterity will ,
uncover its head, as we do here today, j
and will realize the part the Confeder
ate soldier played In bringing these
great truths to life, and in teaching
mankind to cherish, defend and die for
approved guarantees of a people's free?
IN MEMORY OF HEROIC DEEDS.
To die in a good cause is a holy sac?
rifice. Being once born into this world.
_ that is the noblest way to get out of it.
I shudder to see return upon us the
mighty spirits of evil that a war turns
loose. But the progress of mankind
upon earth has been, alas! too often In
the wake of destructive, bloody, un?
natural war. Old wrongs and rooted
evils, grevious burdens, and grasping
oppression seldom give way until the
cannon has spoken and the keen blade
cuts its way through. But we need not
mourn for the man whose life Is lost
Jn doing his duty. In one short hour
"""he lives a lifetime. He drinks in in a
moment the essence of years. And
when the bursting shell or rifle ba.l
cuts the "silver cord" in twain, his
work is done, and In complete, well
rounded beauty and symmetry his life
ever stands out an inspiration to his
fellows. Under the pressure of such a
moment the carbon of the soul, which
otherwise would lie dull and lustreless,
becomes a diamond, indeed, and flashes
Its sparkling beauty forth upon all the
To the diamonds Imbedded here we
bring the admiration and tributes of
their loving countrymen. Theirs it was
to die, ours to live. Hut well we may
ask ourselves if in living we have done
our part as well as they in dying? At
least, let it be a sacred care of ours to
keep fresh the memory of their heroic
deeds, to have a tender regard for their
last resting place, and never let a cloud
rest upon the brightness of the cause
for which they died.
CAUSE FOUGHT FOR.
Let us teach their children and their
children's children that they were a
race of heroes. A child that would turn
upon such sires and call them traitors
. has less of the instincts of a man than
M of the invincible swine. In Mr. Bled
soe's Impregnable book, "Is Davis a
Traitor?" there is forever conserved
'. the masterly facts and arguments by
v:hlch the cause and motives of the
^"-.-Southern BOldiers must be Judged in
the future. TKere let the cause rest.
We brought nothing out of that strug
gle but our self-respect, our contribu?
tion to the heroic defence of constitu?
tional guarantees and our sacred mem?
ories. No brave foeman would ever ask
us to give up any of these, and vain
indeed would be the request If it shou'd
be made. I think I voice the senti?
ments of all true Americans when I
% say that the seal of an inviolate truce
?? has now been put upon all sectional
animosities, and so far as North and
South, East and West is concerned,
"'old things have passed away and all
things have become new."
THE CAUSE OF CUBA.
And what brought this to its last
hoar and erased forever the already
dimmed lines of strife? To the south
of us, in the beautiful Pearl of the An?
tilles, Cuba, the fairest daughter of
all the sea, there was heard the cry of
the oppressed, at times almost stifled
by the cruel barbarities of their Span
ish masters, but raising again as a
moaning wind over a restless sea. The
' story came, gradually spreading and
catching the credence of our liberty
loving citizens, of how the little bands
". of scattered heroes maintained the un
' equal struggle and, with a warrior's
:: Joy, partook constantly of the very
sacrament of death itself, as a fit prep?
aration for their country's freedom.
1 Slowly, indeed, were we to hear the ap?
peasing cry. and at limes it seemed
that the memory of our own brave
stand, scattered and feeble as we then
were, had been blotted out by our
present surfeit of wealth and of p jwer.
<:??? THE CAUSE FOR THIS WAR.
At last a Virginian, only two genera
?'-'.'-iiORB removed from that great apostle
Wr of liberty in both forum and field,
g?>tigbt Horse Harry" Lee. carrying in
?- bia veins his great ancestor's pure and
" manly blood, was sent to protect our
: - interests and to report to this great
" government the truth about that field
?vco?death and tryranny. Carrying htm
&:r*elf with serene courage and tempered
Si:.'wJBdom, he arose to the height of the
.argument, and. giving to the world the
itt' fclgbest type of American citizenship,
; ? he kept himself strictly in the bounds
y;:?r International courtesy and law.
gv'Wh?e giving no uncertain sound where
fe?tnerican rights were Infringed or
American lives threatened. Soon from
sfe th* masthead of an American man-of
gJS-SMtf thv. Stars and Stripes were float
TEL*T FZAS.TUZ. T2ACEJ3I
Tbes Iran ?Kasj? ?gscs cauui'?? " '
?w ?? ear aofej* ?vjv tee M?J
?ori.. Tb*- gr..- i;r. >r ?"ei-'-t-^ - ".
barstisg nife* loacied cS bv"uae*5i
basd*. Res? -Ci SO-jis ;r: -v " i
utiform and ?*r? s^t-j.,?c b&3*j r
Arne-rk-an f.as* a ir.nA of borr&?- ?sr-os
citizen. A crime bo black, "a raSdw ?
premeditated ffc?m*.J tb* c^rna-v i
tlx horror Wngerir.glv dr*w it&eJf ut
while '.he mangled and v. a:-r-V-.;.
bodies, one by one. **r? br?ueh: :?
light and -aj<J on tie -?&J-.ir,<f barge ol
ieatfc. a conviction s-rttjed ii?-U ?-?
posslbillty !.u._h crSw muH forever
be removed from such cios* oroxitnivr
to our shores, that the sailor* on th*
Maine mun be ?v?a^5. and tr.,-t r i) ?
ituft be free.
OUR COMMON COUNTRY
For tb* Sr?t time t.?-.?- Confederate
?K-idL-r and tr.- son? ,,f Cor.fe >-r.:- -c
diers had an opportunit v ->.... ? ;?-,a
they, in uniwn with the sons o? Tr?
North, nave a common country and'a
common cause, and r.-gbt n?blv did
they respond. Wher' ha* th're beer' a
discordant note? How giorv usl-v lovaJ
have been a!" the .-tat-? of this Union!
Our dead comrade shamefully done to
death, our flag unvai?ne protect
them, an oppressed r>=-,>pl* s*r-"*rh;ne
out their hands yearningly towards
the light of our own glorious liberty
these things came home to the h-art
of the Southern h-roes?. und they were
ready to follow the flair and man h t ?
the music of a reunited country. How?
ever great the sacrifices required we
all stood ready t? turn from our .-.v.; .
?ur fields, our desks and give up in
land again to disturbing war.
"o more shall commerce be al: in all
Pipe on her pastoral hillock a l.-ingu .!
And watch her harvest ripen, her herd
Nor the cannon-ball rust on a slothful
And the cobweb woven across ihr can?
Shall shake its threaded tears in the
wind no more.
L*t It flame or fade, and the war-drum
roll like a win.)
We have proved we have hearts in a
??aus.-, we are noble sti I:
It Is better to fight for the good ihm
to rail at the |U."
THE TIES ARE KNIT FOREVER.
That is our condition today. When
unholy ambition or avarice draws men
together in a common warfare, we can
well expect them to fall apart again in
bitter strife, but w hen a pure and noble
impulse of patriotism, when a dcsir- to
succor the suffering people at our door
and avenge the ruthless slaughter of
our sailors called North and South.
East and West together in one solid
phalanx, then the ties are knit forever,
and in such a cause we can well repeat
the refrain of the soldier's song:
"There is never u bond of love like
We have drunk from the same can?
Then henceforth let us love one an?
other like citizens of the same great
country. Let us this day commit to the
hands of impartial history the cause
and the deeds of the Confederate sol?
dier. Thut chapter of our country's 1 fe
is closed. May dark clouds of passion
and the hewilderlngs fogs of sectional
prejudice no longer obscure the clear
vision of the truth. Anil 1 have no
doubt when that hour comes, and I
trust it is already upon us. that these
brave spirits whose mortal dust lies
sleeping here in Hollywood will .-land
forth resplendent in the purity of theii
motives and in the heroism of their
After the oration the assemblage was
dismissed with a benediction.
Hefore introducing Governor Tyler.
Mr. Rryan read the following letter
from President McKinley to the gov?
"Washington. May 2S.
"Dear Governor Tyler:
"1 have your favor of the 2?th instant.
The kind Invitation which you have so
courteously extended me in behalf of
the ladles of Hollywood Memorial A.
ssoclatlon, and personally, is cordially
appreciated and I am very s.o^y I ha'
1 cannot send an acceptance, hut ii Is
Impossible for me to leave Washington
i Just now. The observance of Memorial
I Day is u fitting way. a beautiful trib?
ute to our heroic dead. Every citizen
1 should consider it a privilege to take
part in these c eremonies. The splen?
did patriotism exhibited in every part
of our common country exalts the
American name and the spectacle of
the North and the South marching un?
der one Hag. at the nation's call, tills
all hearts with pride and gratitude.
"Thanking you heartily for your srra
| clous offer of the hospitality of your
home, believe me.
(Signed) "WILLIAM M'KINLEY."
TROOPS AT MOBILE.
MOBILE, ALA., May 30.?There are
now 6,792 men and officers at the reg?
ular camp here, and 490 at the volun?
teers'. One thousand men will arrive
tonight at the regulars camp?the sec?
ond Louisiana volunteers from New
Nothing of Importance took place in
the regular camp today. Among the
volunteers the Incident was the surren?
der by Colonel Cox to the sheriff of
Frank Kilpatrlek. of Plckens county,
an enlisted volunteer of the second
regiment, who is charged with the
murder of J. D. B?rgin, at Pickensville,
Ala., on March 4. Colonel Cox had re?
fused to give up the man. but the sec?
retary of war ordered that the man
should be surrendered.
The negro company from Montgom?
ery was examined today and made an
excellent showing. Only three were re?
jected for physical disability, nine for
under weight and two for under age.
CALLED IT A DRAW.
NEW YORK. May 80.?Jimmy Harry,
of Chicago, and Casper Leon, of this
city, met at the Lenox Athletic Club
tonight for a twenty-round contest for
the bantam championship of the world
and after fighting twenty-rounds, which
were productive of most scientific work
by both boys, the referee. Johnny
White, of this, city, called it a draw,
Barry was a big favorite in the betting
at two to one.
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^irst Pa,pe ;
pai?t. rsavbiag that of the
sh?ps This appeared a p-r2c.3? task'
fee tause at srurk or. the sis gut? 00
J?* gttndexi, ?h.'c5 preject oat frora
* i*^e car.x-ot be sroaght
s i'-tbT- Tae ma. w;.o a j<? of par-it I
.??.**? .,u: ?4 a trig brash in the !
-'"'r astride the guns and slid i
:--t to their mos?e*. They were then !
?-.i--u- Sft*ent above the water and
:" ~'? * f*** fe?aa the snip's side. ]
they painted they worked themselves
:*-y lato the -up. * ' !
it* m-in apressre incident of Sun- ?
assy cm the Dixie was the reading of i
jb* t:;,c>f= ol war by the execativ* of- !
?'"-^ lieutenant Merriara. Everybody I
the ebip ws? assembled on tie gun ?
-? marines oc the port and the i
Mr:=va.:r:'.r alflaa<? beyond them.
Davis, sai.t-d. Then the articles o?|
scar uUining the d-jt:es of officers ar.d |
men to the nation, and ?esrr?fcirsg the 1
: unfeht eat for treachery and deser- ;
' :" ? were read. The reading occupied ?
a^-iut tv-enry minutes. This followed j
:t>~ f-ctj'ar call to quarters and the in- !
?end n.? wag,-s about her movements )
nd Mr. a. M Ma*
s. em, 5 to be so thoroughly j.J
devided to get up sno
? if'?5 which was notVsw:
I J. W. Reed.
J. T. Garrow .
X. B. Clark.
Frank Derne-v .
W. G. Burgess .
! Tom Marston .
E. M. Holt .
Aaron Meyers .
Klaskey 4: Heistleid.
First National Bank .
P. P. Orr.
W. \v. Harwood. 1.00 |
R. G. Bickford .
P. J. Mugler.
S. B. Willev .
Thus Cox .
R. T. Carter .
Mulford i: Edmunds.
Marston & Jones.
T. fzzell .
A. Buxtuti. 1.00 I
Mr. Rlythe . LvO |
nks Bros .
, E. Cottrell.
L. Powell. 1.00 i
Newport News Steam Laundry.
B. Wilmink .
J. Eiseman .
Reisefleld & Kusenbaum.
J. A. Hirshberg.
j. T. Ballentine . 1.0" ]
. Millntan .
. Chryson .
. W. Dyson.
.. M. Richter .
Nelms & Wis,. . 1.00
Currln & Abbott .
W. C. Stuart.
E. C. Hillyer. L?n
M. E. Ward.:'?
Jordan's restaurant. 1.00
W. H. Barrett .
M. 11. Lash . ??"?
Perkins. Duncan & Co. 1.00
R. 1>. Chandler.;'?
\V. H. Sears.r'?
George E. Via .
John Austrian . L00
Jake Austrian .;i0
J. K. M. Newton. 1-00
F.. Ballard . 1 0,1
. Hobstin .
II. B. Wilmink. 1 box groceries.
?urrin & Abbott s bill . 0 r,n
Ideal Pharmacy. L9;l
. Meyers Bros. .80
Klor's drug store.10.00
Newport News Tobacco Co. r' ?"
Mesics grocery bill . ?W
Hollings bill . 2?0
Saunders & Proctor .-J.?0
Newport News Fruit & Sup. Co. .. 4.9n
lave Company C casli . r'.00
'aid cartage from C. & O. to camp l-2">
L. B. Reynolds. 2 doz boxes note pa?
L. B. Stearnes. 200 pounds sugar.
!. It. Wilmink. 1 box groceries.
Newport News Tobacco Company, 1
M. H. Morgan. 1 box cakes.
Louis Meyers, needles,
c. R. Blassenlieim. 1 box cigars.
A. 10. Butcher, 1 ham.
Felix Bordenave, 1 ham.
C. O. Tilghman. 1 ham.
Newport News Bakery, bread.
Jos. Hantz, 1 hum.
M. Meyhr, 1 box soap.
J. Royner. 1 ham. '
Ceo. B. West, 1 cake.
TROOPS GOING SOUTH.
MOBILE. ALA.. May 30.?Two troops
if the Second cavalry will leave tomor?
row upon a transport vessel for a des?
tination which Is tonight unknown. A
elt's rations have been Issued the
ire Second cavalry and the Idea pre?
is here that the regiment will 111 ve
once. Tampa I? believed to be the
MARRIED. THEN MURDERED.
JACKSONVILLE. FLA.. May 30.
When Ed Johnson stood at the alt!
il 1 he church at Lake Butler tods
rith Alice Hewitt, one of her brothei
.rot.-steil strongly against the mur
iagc. Giving no valid reason, the c.-r
mony proceeded. The brother shoutff1
lit tiiat he would have Johnson's llt<
icfore sundown. This evening sis the
wedding party was proceeding to tht
bridegroom's home the three brother?
dragged Johnson from th<- buggy, beat
out his brains with clubs and shotguns
and sank the body In tie- river. Ail
have been arrested.
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News. \'a. roy27-2t
a: t o'etoc?: going close to the ?atrtoor
he s?? ta>* cWsti-fcaJ Ctotao. ts? Mt711
- rfes? two torpedo boats. H* be
? ?'- * es 1 h-? ?TiLr-? *evT is T..!>e-7*e
i. i'r.EiMi^v Sii:iey has acted upon
tos e-w-n infoTmati-.'-Ti ani Jcdgrnent for
the ;?? six itys aad b*?l#ve? Ow- 1
r. ho.e j-t.iaz.jsi: fleet is there.. He sal or.
Lh* ift "?"^--^?"e of tie Brooaayi this '
...itt.?g nat?a er-.er the ctisacoTerv ot tl-e .
"*f- ??iS *?* shea -a-ent to breakfast,
'2 ha-re grot Siena, araj tief -w-ip i
never get bo?-e - " ?
"Tie United States auxfliary er-arsier |
tt_ PaasJ arrived here this tuoni-.nj ;
*w sent :?? lie MoS* St. Nicholas
The officers sr.-: men of tile firing]
squadron are jubiSsnt over the fact i
tr.as _the ^h-..-a: . r. f the Spanish flevt
Jhe temper.-;".ure here is ist* de- |
grees 1? tie shsd?. and In the ste-el !
turrets the best is actuary beyond the j
"The American ships here are the
Brooklyn. Tettas. Massachusetts !,-,??? i
Marblehead and Visen, an auxiliary
SLY OLD SOHLET.
'Copyright. ;ss>. bv Associated Press 'i
KEY WEST, FLA.. May Sft_-5:S9 F. ;
V- - ^":-^t too-.'? ^ ssa: <-..v --s
imprisoned in Santiago harbor.
This fact ha* be-^n known here forty
eight hours and the speculation now
:s over the probable disposition of the
Spaniards whether they will be Mock- I
sded or the forts reduced and the ves- :
*ri* compeliea I* Sght.
In the latter case then- can be but j
one solution, for Commodore Sohloy has !
some of the finest shij-.s in the world. ]
r ve-ssils and could in a few j
.lays be reinforced by other pow erful :
warships. It would be foolhsrdlness i
Art interesting ?ts>ry ren-nitis to be i
told of the resolution which led Cor- !
vera to Santiago, and of the ?sv he!
was hemmed ha. ft is not known that j
when the Spanish admiral sailed for
the West Indies he expected to enter i
San Jnar, de Potto Rico for coal and j
news his -plans weis- npset hy the re?
ceipt of dispatches telling him that 1
Rear-Admiral Sampson had bombard?
ed the San Juan fortifications and was j
siil! the neighborhood of Fort.? Rico
Thereupon Cervera sailed for the south j
coast of Cuba. Why he entered Sail- i
tiago harbor instead of the harbor of
Cienfuegos is not known. The Amen
can commanders wen- inclined to think
the Spaniards' would go to the latter j
11 is certain that Cervera could not j
have --scaped from Santiago without |
being discovered. for the American
scouts had been prowling about the
port for ten days, and other scents had i
not been far away.
Practically Santiago has been block?
aded for that length of time. Cervera's '
coal ship, which followed him front
Curacao to Santiago, w as captured last
Wednesday and at the very moment
when the Queen Regent was cabling
her congrnliulnttons. the coils were
tightening about him.
The belief here is that all other move?
ments in the West Indies will be held
in abeyance until the Spanish squad?
ron is disposed of. In case Santiago is
attacked the news of battle will he
sent from Mole St. Nicholas and
Kingston, and the prizes and wounded
u ill be sent to Key West.
The movements of the vessels ..ftere
today were unimportant.
NEWS FROM MANILA.
Dewey Protects a Spanish Coramandet
in His Charge.
(Copyright. ISsS. bv Associated Fresst
HONG KONG. May SO.?The British
second class cruiser Pique, has arrived
here from Hollo and Manila. She re?
ports all quiet at both places. The
Spanish garrison at Hollo numbers 100
men anil the place has no defenses.
The foreigners there are safe.
Supplies are reaching Manila plenti?
fully from the surrounding country.
There is no panic at Manila.
The Spaniards are working upon the
fortifications, but their guns arc old
and uselesss and they are short of am?
Rt-ar-Admlrnl Dewey has informed
the authorities at Manila that he will
hold them responsible for the life of
the captain of the Spanish gunboat
Ca Uno, captured by the United States
fleet. The Spaniards have been threat?
ening in shoot him for surrendering,
although confronted by the whole
All the American ships are at Cavlte,
In Manila Bay. Salt provisions are
plentiful but fresh provisions are not
obtainable. There is no sickness in the
In reply to the Spanish attempt to
win over Aguinaldo's men, the insur?
gents are said to have informed the
Spaniards that they were neutral and
will await events.
The Spanish gunboat El Cano, which
captured the American hark Snranae.
[leaded with coal and owned by William
Simpson, Jr.. of New York, has left
Hollo and gone to the Samoangan
II is said t lie Spaniards released the
S.-iranae owing to the fact that she
hoisted tl-.c British flag prior Id her
The Americans have enptuted the
Spanish gunboat Leyto, which was at?
tempting to run dispatches into II
A steamer is reported lo have 1.tided
six thousand rides at Cactto r..r the
ase of the Insurgents..
The Spaniards have offered J2"?>if) for
the head ot Aguln-iU.3, the insurgent
The m-o-rncr nf H ing Kong has rvn
hi'-i.etl the United Stil?-: ao-.ilia-y
gunboat Safini from taking war stores
to the A met icon licet, hut he has per?
mitted her In ship "olIlcorK luxuries."
Tl. - y.atlro sails to Manila today.
Till-: BANCROFT'S CHASE.
Little Gunboat Pursues an Unknown
KEY WEST. Fl.A.. May SO.?0:40 A.
M.- The unknown steamer supposed to
be a Spanish auxiliary cruiser, sight?
ed bv tin- Wilmington and Bancroft,
about fifteen miles off Key West, early
on Thursday evening, was not captur?
ed. The Bancroft gave up the chase
arter chasing her for an hour'and a
Just before the Bancroft abandoned
the pursuit, however, the unknown
vessel hoisted her colors, but night was
falling and tin- gunbonl was unable to
make th. ro out. The offlcerH of the
Bancroft believe the ship they chased
whs a IfrillHh vessel and thai It was
the British fing that was displayed,
hut they cannot account for her run?
During the chase the Bancroft held
up a number of shipx which were
leased after establishing Hi.-ir neutral?
SHELLS FOR SAMPSON.
NORFOLK. VA.. May 3*1.- -The U,
S. Arrmio left the navy yard here for
Key w<- ?.I with '1,'Ah tonit of ammuni?
tion, a I.Mi:' number of 13-Inch h!i<-1I*
being in ib? 'onslgnment.
Pkk-d!?^?.,^ a?d Btone churns,
wood ware ?lippHea Adam?' Rm-kei
"A I.real Hn\"u
Ot talk about the beautiful straw
hatr. thix w?* sit Woodward A
!Ooxaa?<4 teem T\isx I?agfcJi
called unworthy and iv^rformod the
duties with such magnanimity of h.ast
and and such ???bllit> of spirit that
they were lifted out of the realm of the
low snd .-ill who dwelt therein weiv
raised to higher plane of life.
-Christ is a perfect model for ?1
times and ail 1 . 01 1. s lie is the on!\
man who ever claimed to bo sinless and
who had that olatm Kran ted by unani?
mous consent. both by the people of h s
own age and of all subsequent ages
Not onl\ does he furnish the instruo
simt for patterning life after him. but
also furnishes the power. Other ideals
and models consist of cold, abstract
principles, but his principles consist in
a living personality. Is it not worthy
of your imitation. Notice a few re?
sults of his life work. The superior t\
of the spiritual, the solidarity of na?
tions, li e unlversatility of God's love
ami the essential equality of at: inc..
an' sonic of the results of his teachings
which have an Inexhaustible .coed t..
bring about in over Increasing measure
the amelioration of wrong. The tint s:
(lower of the tree of humanity blossom?
ed out in the person of .lesus Christ
The highest ideal to be found In litera?
ture is contained In the teachings ot
Jesus Christ. The only perfect model
is found In the character of the Man
of Nazareth. Therefore. 'Behold the
"BUY T11IC TRUTH."
"Buy the truth."?Proverbs xxllltL'".
This sentence furnished the llietl.o
for the baccalaureate sermon preached
to the young holies of the Newport
News Female Seminary by Rev. A. B.
Woodtln, 1?. D? of Hampton, at the
Newport News Baptist cnurch Sunday
night, lie said in part:
" 'Buy the truth.' No juice is put
upon it. it is the one indispensable
thing thai must bo had at any cost.
It is tin- invaluable pearl which must
lie purchased, if need be. bv the sale of
all things else.
'?Let us study together this Inspired
injunction, it is evident that when
the writ*-!' says 'buy the truth' he duos
not ni.:.u simply lie truthful In the
sense of veracity. The Scriptures
commend and command truth speak?
ing in very emphatic terms. They
have some dreadful things to say
about those who do not speak the
irulli. Kor example. 'All liars.'
whether I hoy have spoken white lies
or black lies, 'shall have their portion
in tile lake that burns with lire and
brimstone.' The w riter is not enjoin?
ing truth telling, i.o mallei Inn. mi
portant it may be.
"There is a wide difference between
mere veracity ami the truth. A good
definition of the two has be n given as
follows: 'Veracity Is the correspond?
ence of the proposition of ones belief.
Truth is the correspondent.f the
proposition of fact, or reality.' Truth,
then, is th?' reality of things.
"Arc we exhorted then. to under?
stand all knowledge: to explore all the
various realms (it truth? r think not.
Undoubtedly that would be good and
profitable to us. If possible. Undoubt?
edly also it would be onlv to e.oiitlrm
our" faith in what is . ailed revealed
truth. There Is a good deal of talk
now about the conllicl between scien?
tific truth and revealed truth. There
is no conflict there can he no conflict.
Tin' same Cod Is author of nature nntl
of revelation. 'Cod Is light, and In him
is no darkness at all.' It is just as Im?
possible for one truth to eonilict with
another as that one planet of nur solar
system should collide with another.
"Some of you young ladies, perhaps,
have read that old mythological story
about certain virgins who went up and
down the earth seeking the scattered
parts of the dismembered bej*' of
(islris. their god. The Siekers after
knowledge are like them, and If they
could be successful the result would
he one beautiful, perfect body, breath?
ing the life and pulsating with I he
heart of the Eternal!
"(in the threshold of the matter, we
are met with the question, 'What Ih
truth'." What a question! Poor, be?
wildered Pilate was not the first nor
Hie laut to ask it. Everywhere, as men
look out upon the world of science arid
see the conflict and confusion; as they
look out upon the world of religion and
yo Christianity divided into liundre's
of sects, each with its own peculiar
shibboleth and doctrine which It is
proudly labeling as 'the' truth, there
break? from them Hie sceptical High,
'what is truth?"
"Do not believe that I am betrayed
into the follow or attempting to for
mu?tc divine truth. 'The' truth can?
not l>e compressed Into one sermon, or
one hundred: It I? hh high as Heaven:
who can know II? Ii I? tis deep as
Hell: who can fathom It?
"Is there any answer to the ques?
tion? There is. Christ Is Hie answer
10 II. 'I am the truth." There never
lived a man in this world who made
mi much of himself as Jesus Christ.
He exalted his personality. Socrates
was constantly seeking to sink his per?
sonality. Jesuit Christ wan constantly
seeking to exalt his personality. So?
crates claimed nothing for himself and
everything for his doctrine. Christ
claimed nothing for Ills doctrine, nut
everything for himself. He was his
own doctrine. Home Infidel, Voltaire,
perhaps, ha? said with a sneer, 'Christ
In Christianity.' Il is n sublime truth.
Intellectually und morally. Christ Ih
Christianity. Christianity sustains no
euch relation to Christ as philosophy
Kiistalnn to the philosopher. Philoso?
phy, thrown from off his mind, can he
'.'??. i.'-h.--!ll.>t:r,a?- ft**
*;*?*?*>"*> !3Ht M* "J'f.YM f:-".fi r^bi-wl*. |
??l M t-'i-i tibiVi Vis* Gohjita it. Ti."X !
roere ed Ji arc: ??>,-?: to* that n I? ?.M * 1
.tore system .-.! ?.x trmes, bat "thv? j
hroughoa: it ihrobs x*ith * blessed |
<jrsoB*!lits . ;h?ii the }?wmp heart ?f
? tri i?to? ;ns ?h*
? TreiV You car.
t.s the grvmg o*
ine eise. Fr.viTj:
: ot one Thing to;
n>- rofiTi m-SN eoroe >
bimse':: an.? isk(
w irif.' T*o*i will ;
n experi'n-.cr.ts'liy. |
?ds.. -er.: H v.w set i
,n.i^ oor.ifoTtrr. ?tkS helrw-r. '***?* jrai.le. j
.. ?? v.r shall beiieve iti-.nf* i
hu? the truth ' \Ve trsfl'y stand before- ;
bo cross of .li'sus Christ ail our lives j
"Aying 1 believe in Christ ; 5 believe
that those w ho y>?5 their trust in htm j
iis death, 'th.
C the old. olr
no pulpit at
?od here, hut a ma tout > of
> candidate was bapHred at
l.l Baptist . V.m-h last night.
?MMKXfKM i NT THIS \V K I
ft New * Milit?r A.
The closing ovevcts
Sabbath school's Mrs
in Keistiel.l's l!.i 1 Si
The follow ing s.ho
neatness ?? .1 deport
Misses Kan?le Nik
?ah Mehyr. Hella Kki-kv. Lena IMs
l.lie He,stiehl. Kita MormehHolli.
Hier Meyhr. Hertha I.e.; lllrshb r?
:a Klaskv. Visitn Fish. nvnrikhsn'.
i-g. Florence MI'mnn Carri, H rm tu,
Mayer ' :ohen: Jaeoli Herman, Una
lsetuan, I.onis Osor, Max Naehniai..
shier Stein. Philip Holswotg.
The s. h.>.i| closes for the heated toi ni
?nd will he reopened in the rail. The
hlhlren WIK 1..- grlvon an ouitug by
Iheir teaehers I > lim kro.s Heach a. \t
Thursday, when will bo served
.iih retreshmenis A good time in
general is anticipated b> all the ;if.lc
HUNTINGTON Si-11001.01. 'SKD.
j l..n sob >ol closed vc .lor
rm. There were no p.tbi:
WAITING l'"Ol! i iliOKHS.
Troops Ready [., Hreak Camp at
i Uv Telegraph >
TAMPA. PI.A., May SO The Impres?
sion prevailed around hoaduuarier? to
da> dial 11.ml Is now nol tar oil'
a od i ho definite orders for brcaklne
cani|i and gelling on hoard i lie trans
polls in waiting will soon he given
All kinds of rumors were alloat.
II was reporleil on w hill appeared I.,
he good authority thai orders lor em
harking hail actually I.ecu received
om Washington, an.I thai several of
dmiral Sampson's ships were on I heir
ay from Cuban waters In ad as Con?
nys r.ir Hie vast Heel of transport*
n their .tourney south. This w as de
j unit al headquarters. NovorlholoM!-, the
? oil I hal I he ,1a |.? or i h.- einharka
n had definitely been deehleil upon
lilnl Ihat it was in the near future
me from so many different sources
I thai In spite or ofllclal denials It found
I many believers. If any such orders
.ere received Iber.- were certainly no
ilicatlons ..r them at the docks at
?oil Tampa where scarcely a duften
ogro laborera were engaged In clean?
ing up I he rubbish left bv I he earpen
l. is. No loa.line; ..r supplies of any
kind w as done during I lie day nnil even
I he llres in many of Ilm transports
ba.l apparently I.n drawn. The re?
sult of the conference held tmlny be?
tween Major General Shilfler and
lliigadler General Young. In couiinanil
or the cavalry brigade al Lallclnnil.
also rather Indien ted thai no Important
I movement wan in prospect. II wan de?
fied to abandon l.akelaiul as a eauip
j ing ground for the present, but In keep
.? llrsl ami tenth cavalry al Hin?
j point until such time as Die removal of
volunteer troops from Tampa loft va?
cant suitable crimp ground, or until
actual orders to embark for Cuba woro
received. It w'ns decided to place Oul
.I Woods' regiment., or Itotisovell'H
"Hough Itlilers," al Halo-lnnd tempo
Irhrlly, while the h'lrsl Ohio vnliiiileei'n,
now on (heir way south, will brobably
also be stopped there.
Major General lOC/hugh f,ne, com
inaiidlng the seventh army corpM, will
bave for Jacksonville tomorrow with
hl? staff, and will establish the uOrp'H
heiidipiarlcrs al that point.
It him prnctlcnlly been decldi.il to
place Die entire seventh army corps
| along the eoiiHl of Florida. Mont or the
corps, it Is said, will he stationed at
Jacksonville, hut troops will also lie
| slatloneil nt Miami. St. AugUHlhiA and
I.leutenanl Mlley. of Oerierai Shaf
ter's starr, la now on the east coaat
Inspect ing proper camping grounds,
and upon his report will depend In ft
great measure Ho- apportionment of
the troops at other points than Jack?
sonville. In this connection II. may be
Hinted Ihat Hie removal lo Jacksonville
or olher east const points of all the
volunteer regiments of the seventh ar?
my corps at Tampa, will aoon probably
The Second Massnchusetts volunteers
which for the past two weeks has been
Ida I loneil at Lakeland, arrived In Tam?
pa today and went Into enmp nt Yhor
City, near the heavy arllllerv. The
New York volunteers, which, with the
second Massachusetts, are the only two
volunteer regiments In the fifth army
eorpii. are i., coine down from Lakeland
tomorrow and are going into enmp
nenr the sixth Inf.-nitrv nl Tampa
A special (rain with 21? members of
the Chicago naval roaerves. In com?
mand of Lieutenant Prllty and En?
signs Hunt and Hewitt arrived nt Port
Tampa today. They will go lo Key
West tomorrow under ordern to report
l.i the renlor officer in eommond.
Decoration day was obc-rved In
a ,k t\ t*aA.
ALONG THE WATER FRONT
AS??r tHG ?MICKS.
Ol3.**- i Martin* Ill-nw.
WASHINGTON. May So.?PartKOLSt
<vr irwesday, for VTrgiaia?Fair rsortii
Y?wi*.?.,. Arrlve.1 A o*r?rtiftT.
StT-?-nishtr K!b*rsr <Or >. West. Hsr
S,-hcs\?er Wm. K. Wiwnes, Msrsiiall.
y.-.tt s- -<.->? tlv
Scivovswr V'.fctng, Wirtriday, Ports
"i^t-jro OarA\Tv:i, New York.
:v?.rsr- Ww; Point. New York.
lV,r$-e Frflnk Wn.iJet.MV. New York.
ivurv HaHcon, Provjder.oe.
V<*.?*.1t. S*Ued \<>vjfrMii]r.
Schovmer Viking. r>othidsy. Provi
Sohooner Win. K. lXiwnes Marahall,
i>arg? Navsink. Fall River.
Barge K?s>?. Ailyn's Pvvtnt.
Hai .er Mystic Belle. Boston.
K?v?-o West Point, Provitleuoe.
Slinivis- n?w and better for your
money tlian ever before at Woodward
l.<- cream fiwsfi-j ! to 10 o,uarv*. ^o?
water .-.vi-? i to S gallons. Price*
r.fh. Adams' Racket Start?.
; The Russian sv-ejv.er t* of solid gold,
three teoi long and oontaina among ?st?
ornaments diamondSsS<M vubies and
Rest stock of Ix:
: ,nd . ???int
tiACKCT STORK my2?-t?
! Y\<o hundred ,i.?t n best Massen'?
| l'nut .'ais. pints. oAiarts and half iral
I tons AKAMS' RAOKKT STORK.
Otv.h nets. Ittxos, hooks and fishing
tUpplios. .\.latus" Racket Store, tf.
"Romoiubot the Matin'" plclure? at
\IV\MS KAi'KKT STORK ?nV3Stf
IVsiraWe residence above the shlp
yard fot sale at a reasonable price.
Small cash payment, balance la small
monthly tnsiallmcms Money to lend
at <; per cent, to pay for home on long
m short time, Houses and lot* rot
salo in ail parts ot the otty. Life ami
tin- insurance tn the heat companies
\pply to K.l M Holt. 138 Twemy
*ixlh slivot. P. O. Ho* 110. New- 'phone
I ti>S. tny34tf.
H< uses For Sale.
Nine room dwelling; on 34th alroet.
near Weal avenue, Una ?11 modern
convenience* and will bo ready tor OC
. upancy June 1. Price ?4,000.
Six loom house on 2',>th street. All
modern eonvenleneea. Price ?1,3R0,
Six ii>oiu house .on SSVh attvet, ne\V
and ul.'Olj locate.!, Piicu (1,400,
Ten. in. ut dwelling eii lease.i ground.
rcnliiiK for ?30 a month. Prien (600,
This property nays SO per cent, net
art r de.In. I lui; ground rent.
Several new houses In Kant Knd,
ratlgluu tn tui.e from I.S.HI to (3,000.
Wo'tStti make very ea?y terms on the
ptMpertl.'a advertised iibovc. Small
.??.?h pnymeiil und I lie balance In
monthly Installments will be antlefac
Houses and stores fur rent In all wee
tions of Hi. city.
Irwin Tucker S Co..
General Real Estate,
me, mo and Accident insurance nocnis.
1\ R J. A^PI.tOWBITB. f
Oftlce. Mnrwood Mtilldlng. Washington
avenue, ?wir Twetily-*oveivt<h street,
ly-7-5y Newport News, Va.
UK NOlUTtU.lt A VVAHHINUTOtN
1 ?TICAMBOAT COMPAWT.
Tha New and Powerful I rod Palace
4teamrra, Newt>ort Newa, Washington
tad Norfolk, will leave dally aa rollowwt
NOr TM UOlJND.
4iramera leavn Porl*in?Uth, foot
of North ?tro.t at. llM p. ?a
i .onv? Noi'f'lik, foo of W, atiiewa
atreet f.t.8:18 jt. m.
Leave Old Point at.7:1? p.m.
irrtv? WaahlnKtoii at. S.4S a. as.
B A O. R R. PBNM. SI. ?.
I.etivo WanliliiKton at
A i rive I'lillatlelpliln at
Arrivo New York at
H:00 a ni 7:90 a at
11:10 a tu 10:40 am
ftOOptu can pm
rioulb hound, H. ,v o. It. It. l'onn. 'lt. K
beavox New Vnrfc at IMlOntu 1:00 pill
l.eavei Plilladolplila at lalil |> tu 8:!8 p i
Arrlvnn In Wnotiiiigion 4:110 p tu ?:1h pn,
sioaitioi'M leavu Wnslnntitoii at 7:00 p (a
Arrive Korlrte.? Munrein at 0:111, a IB
Arrive Norfolk at 7:111, a SU
Arrive PorUinttith at inOti a in
Tl,i- trip down Hie UMorlo'f 'Ototaau river
mii ( haHajtcake I my on Uio olnj/snl iiUiafflor?
if Hum (Joinpuny la lliiHUr|ifn>llsil. Ti,a
aeunern urn cunutii illvoly new, haVlt<K
liouin built in IhU, mid are tilted up It) tba
tiioxt luxuriant niannei", with eieoti iu ilfjiii ,
??UI bells and slearu iiuul In each room. 'Sim
labki? aro Ktipplind with every delluaoy ..I
ibnuuaiion iroui the marksia ot Waahlniftna
Koi Suriiin latomiatiun apply to
l>. .1. CA I.LAI' AN, Altnnt.
VI KRCIIANTH Sr. MINICRH TRAN8
L?J PORTATION OO.'H HTfllAMSHlP
LINKS POR BOSTON, PUOVI
D1SNCI0, HALT IM ORR
Leave Newport News via Norfolk for
Boston every Monday, Wedneaduy and
Friday, sailing from Norfolk at 6 P.
M. Leaves Tor Providence May 2nd,
6th, 10th, 14th, 18th, 23rd, 27th and Slet.
Leave Newport. News for Baltimore
Mondays. Thursdays and Saturday*
at 5 P. M., connecting for Washington,
Philadelphia mid New York. Fare to
Baltimore, one way, (3.00; round trip,
(COO, Including stateroom berth. Ac?
commodations and cuisine unequalled.
Freight and passengers taken for all
points north und east.
For further information apply to
L. C. SAUNDKR8. Agont,
Newport New?, Va.
W. P. TURNER, O. P. A.
J. C. WHITNEY, T. M.
General Office. Baltimore, ?ff}.