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The assigned stock of Webb & Mears has been
bought by J. If. B.owe,who will offer for sale at cost
for cash only, beginning Thursday morning at 8
o'clock the most complete line of Men's, women's and
Ohilcirens' Shoes, Oil and Eubber Goods, Dry Goods
and Notions, Lace Ciirtains?Mattiiigs and Oil Cloths,
Ladies' Capes and and plackets, Quilts and Blankets,
Ladies' waists and Underwear,; Kid Gloves, Corsets
and Ladies' and Men's fine Negligee Shirts.
1 GOODS 111!. NO GOODS TAKEN 001 Oi APPROVAL.
STORE WILL BE OPEN UNTIL 9 O'CLOCK
Si od tii? Gar at weDD k Mears Store,
28 Queen Street
Just RjjMM 11
A large line or f !
Oxford Teachers' Bibies, |
With luilf-x and Coneord- ?
a nee. 9 i
FRIGE,, SI to $5. f!
Also an assortment ?
of other Bibles, liym- $
? nals and Prayer Books f
f for all denominations. f
t Masonic Building ^'
f Hampton, Ya. I
That Really Protect
from the flies and other sum
?mer pests are the sort of screens you
want. Made to fit your window snugly.
Do not warp, nor crack, nor wear at
ithe edges of the wire netting?that's
?the sort of screens we sell at the price
?of the fall-to-pieces kind.
Cieo. rt. Richter
No. 9 Queen Street, Hampton. Va.
P. B. MESSENGER,
-MAM FACTIIRKS Of
Frames, Sash, Blinds & Doors
?QUEEN SREETT, HAMPTON VA
| _p. o. Box^ioa._
? BOOT AND SHOE MAKER,
REPAIR WORK A ?PECIAI..TY
i 2809 Washington aveima
We will offer 25
Holler Tray Trunks
this Week at prices
that will astonish
W. E. Lawson,
Men's and Bous' Outfitters
For Rare Bargain? in
King St. Hampton, Va.
Farms, houses and lots in
town and county ior sale.
5. J. BROWN *?? GO ,
Dealers in band.
A. Ileinickel, of Phoebus, well known
ns n tb'orotigh business man and of
sterling integrity and honor, has bought
the right, title and interest of C. B
Henglarn] of about 1?) lots called
"Hoagland," three blocks from Queen
street, Hampton, ami it will he known
hereafter as "J U3INICKRL." Iii-, S. ,1.
Iiiown owns one-third of the same and
A. Ileinickel two-thirds, having also
bought out J. Davis Reed, of Norfolk.
These lots will be sold very cheap. The
investment of one'or more lots, if
bought now. will pay a tremendous per
centage to the buyer, and we have four
farms with oyster water fronts one
rnile from Hampton; IT acres each.
3.J. Brown <SCo.,
I LOCK BOX 225.
I HAMPTON, VIRGINIA
De La Salle Institute
La Salle Ave. and Grand--Boulevard.
HAMPTON' ROADS, VA. ... J
.'la.-s.-s will open on Monday. S'.?f.L'
!L'. IS'.IS. Conductors will collect one
laii.ly for students on electric cars
from Newport News in !.a Sail.' avenue.
A conveyance will meet stud.-nt.-; at the
powerhouse al 8:30 A. M. Circulars
ninv in- obtained at Daily Press office.
?U:;t. P.RQTHKR TO II I AS. Director.
I When Visiting. Phoebus Gall at
ftTHOS. ft. DOUGHTY,
I PROPRIETOR. ft
% Wines, Litiiiors and Gipis. *
3 Meals at nil hours. Lodging. 5
i Ladies' und (-rents' Dining Par ?
* lors up stairs. J
J Mellen street, near Mallory- a
1 Music every afternoon f
I and night. |
Classical school for Grills
and Young- Ladies. Session
begin September 29th. For
catalogue, &c, address,
Noth g B t Facis
and practical demon
strnt! ms, when yon c'.mc to us to buy a
bicycle. Arguments belong to those
with axes to grind anil defect.-, to hide,
our stock includes the leading output
of the leading manufacturer* and tlv
prices are as near to being right as
common business sense can make them.
Newport News Cycle Co.
Fred tL Kipper, Manager, So e
Agent for Southeastern Virginia, 221
DR. F" O. U/ILLIS.
Eye, Bar, Nose ann Throat Diseases
Office hours: 8:30 A. M. to 12:30 P. M..
2:00 to f.-.OO P. M., 7:00 to 8:U0 P. M. Sun
->ys, 9:00 to 11:00 A. M. Room f.. first
floor. First National Bank, 2Sth street
ar.d Washington av.enue.
ENDORSED 5V THOUSANDS
Of ladies as a periodical regulator without an equal,
successful when Cotton Root. I'cnuyroyat, Frgot.etc ,
have proven worthless, -."?two-cent stamps brings trial
pacuaejc, ard cnimno=s the most skeptical uf *.hcir won?
derful properties. Send -I cents in stamps for pamphlet
containing valtutblis information for ladies. Address
IalClair Pim. Co.. V S. Agent?. Hoston. Mass.
N. Ii-?Ail correspondence confidential and returned
with trial package.
For sale In Newport Newe by W. G,
Now Is Your Gtiance
Now 4 room cottage, well
built; porches front and back:
every room large, light and
airy; 100 yards from car line;
not far from city limits, five
(???nt car fare; lot 60x130 feet;
bigger than two city lots: large
enough to keep your own cow,
raise your chickens and have
a garden; price $800.00: $100
down and $10 per month. No
Building Association interest.
Oome and let us show it to
Muiford & Edmund s,
125 Twenty-fifth St.
The cost of. sec-urine yourself against |
,.ss l>y lire is so small that it is i
rise to he without n policy. You may
never be burned out. hut if such a mis?
fortune occurs il is well to be able to
draw :i few thousand dollars with 1
which to again get you on your feet.
Don't you think so?
MARYE & BOYENT0N,
Room No. 1 Hraxton Building.
? DO m KI10W
OR. FELIX ?-E BRUN'S
^ Steel ? Pennyroyal Treaiment
iB tno original and only FKsSNCH
flnf? and roliuoie cora on the raar
-ket. t'ric?. M.fc; acut by wail.
S Otum:no Solo only by
1 For dale by KL6R'S DRUG STORES,
Newpdrt News. Va.
Hampton Bureau of ?h.e jQailtj Press,
Phoebus Bunk Building, King Street. Telephone No. is.
All news letters for publication In this department should be adth-essed to
Daily Press Bureau, Hampton.
The Dally Press will be found for sale every morning: at the following
Hampton?Shield's book store, (Jueen street, and at the cSlce of the paper
on King street.
Old Point-BaulcVs stationery and b ook store, Hygela Hotel, Chamberlln
Billed to Take Place at High
TWO BOLTS YESTERDAY
l?xcttlug ArTatr at n CliurcU. Gathering;
Facti? Concerning the t'ltoebus
Ull.tH. other 11.?in.,
uf litten Ht.
The ftepublicans ..t' Elizabeth City
county will meet at tin- courthouse in
tliis city :.t noon to,lay for th.- purpose
of electing delegates to tie- Congress?
ional.vention which will assemble at
NorMk tomorrow. Judged by present
iu.lieations tin- gathering will be on.- ot
lie- in.,si animated in the history .>r the
party in this section. This will he due
t.. the fact Ihai two out..if tin- three
districts in lie- county yesterday held
dual meetings. They were Hampton
and Chesapeake, each ..I' which will
present two sets ,f delegates.
Th.- district meeting I'm- Hampton
district took place in Jerusalem Hall,
in this city, at I - o'clock. A large crowd,
made up for the greater par! ,,r colored
Citizens, was in attendance. The con?
vention was called lo order by Thurms
Kennedy, iln- colored chairman of the
district, who announce.1 thai Co.- lirst
business t,. In- attended in was the se?
lection of a permanent presiding otll
cer. Shepherd Mallory. a i ?ongressioiial
aspirant, was on his feet in an Instant
ami in a ringing si.i ll nominated
Thomas llarman, a representative of
tin- anti-Wise element. After Mallory
had resumed his s.-.u a dozen voice*
yelled the approval of Iln- candidate.
A noisy demonstration, in tin- midsi of
which iln- district chairman loudly bin
vainly .-all,-,I for order, and then, by
some pr.ieesS; lie- detail's of which no
? a.a earth could explain, Hannah
was declared the choice of the conven?
tion. His friends claim that In- bad a
majority of thirty.
In ill.- meantime some member of the
Wise fa,-ti.in succeeded in'securing the
floor lo-ng enough to nominate Kennedy
for permanent chairman. A vote was
taken and he als,, was declared elected,
according to the statement of his stip
parters. by a majority of ten. which
was determined by a division and
cunt of the house. While the election
of Kennedy was taking place, however,
the anti-Wise nan were at work se?
lecting their delegates. A committee,
whose- names, on account of the hub?
bub prevailing in tie- ball, could not be
heard as they were announced, was ap?
pointed by Chairman llarman to retire
and present the names of six persons to
be voted fur as delegates. Whether the
committee retired or not is a question
concerning which a grave dispute is
now being waged. Owing to the kalerti
oscopic changes which characterized the
breezy proceedings it is impossible to
say what the live men did. But be that
as it may, the following persons were
proiiosi.il by the anti-Wise faction and
declared the choice of the convention:
lt. H. Hanks. Shepherd Mallory, Junius
Walker, lt. M. Smith. Thomas Davis
and Henry Stevens n. The llarman
meeting then adjourned and l.-ft Chair?
man Kennedy and his friends in pos?
session ? f tin- hall. Their proceedings
were conducted in an orderly manner.
Indeed, there was no occasion for dis?
order. The delegates chosen are as fol?
lows: I. T. Jones. P. T. Henry. Thomas
Kennedy, Eli Downing, James Gary
and Andrew Williams.
Tile Wythe district Republicans met
at Westwood Slash. J .'Im A. Robinson,
j the district chairman, called the m.-et
! ing to order. Then something alto
I gether new- in political gatherings .in
this county transpired. John H. Cray,
a devout Baptist, was called upon to
invoke divine favor upon the proc.-ed
I ings of the day. He offered a fervent
prayer to which all listened with bowed
heads. This done the convention pro?
ceeded to the election of a chairman.
Two candidates were nominated, name?
ly. James Richardson, of Rack River,
and Peter B. Stevenson, of this city,
both well known colored politicians. In
Wythe ill.- Congressional controversy
played no part whatever, the bone of
the contention being the election of a
county chairman. The choice of a pre?
siding officer for the convention was de?
termined by a division of the bouse,
those favoring Stevenson being re?
quested to occupy the rear end of the
hall, while the supporters of Richard?
son were told to remain where they
were. Two-thirds ??f those present, it
is said, stepped to the rear and Steven?
son was declared elected. A wrangle,
which lasted for some time, ensued, but
Stevenson finally succeeded in restor?
ing order and a committee of five was
appointed to present the names of seven
persons for delegates to today's conven?
tion. Tli.-se men were proposed and
elected: .1. 1-1. Robinson, Thomas Tuck?
er. Russell Dabney, John Berry. R. B.
Stevenson, Jacob Wormley and Charles
Smith, Jr. A bolt was talked about by
the Richardson men, but did not mate?
The Chesapeake district Republicans
met in Mt. Pleasant Hall. The meeting,
as usual, was one in which delightful
jocosity, stentorian elequenee and ,-x
citing gqstieulftrity were moist artfully
Mended. As in Hampton and Wythe
districts there was a lively contest for
the control of the convention. The Mc?
Kinley and Hobart Club, of Phoebus,
organized and kept alive through the
active efforts of Colonel Austin, put
forward S. C. Miller f,,r chairman, while
the Dibbyites nominated R. E. Thorn?
ton. The latter was elected and upon
nioiion immediately proceeded to ap?
point a committee to select delegates to
the county convention. To ibis J. M.
Chisman, a member of ib.- McKinley
club, objected. Chairman Thornton
ruled him out of order. Chisman. how?
ever, insisted upon Iiis right to In- heard.
?An- you Christ." said he. "thai I can t
talk to you?" A chaotic mingling of
bad breath, bad English and violent
profanity followed, in the midst of
which the chairman pounded and howl?
ed for order. Finally, the anti-Dibbyites
\ wore themselves out and permitted the
nominating committee to report. They
brought in these names: N*. o. Barnes.
John Price, Frank Chisman. H. Thorn?
ton and J.-rry Simpson. It is reliably
averred that the last named wears
The McKinley club people having
been beaten in their demand tha.t the
delegates be elected from the II..or in?
stead of being selected by a committee,
now came forward with another ob?
jection to the day's proceedings. It was
this?that four of the men proposed for
delegates were, members of the nomi?
nating committee and had therefore
proposed themselves to represent the
district in the county convention. The
kiek, however, was not regarded a?
worthy the attention of the Thornton
men, and in a moment of indignation
and disgust the McKinley and II..hart
club withdrew and went t.. their rooms
in "Mark's Hall and held a convention
of their own. nominating the following
delegates: Colonel '1. 1*. Austin. S. U
Smith. George Gray. Henry Lancer,
Charles Weadt and J\>hn M. Cbistnan.
An interesting phase of the Itepubli
can muddle is presented the light for
the chairmanship. The aspirants are
l"o<stinaslcr ?. G. Darden. George It.
Wood. Jesse Wood, Andrew Wil?
liams, .lohn II. Robinson and T. II.
Saundeis. Williams and Robinson are
prominent colored politicians.
Ex-Congressman Harry Ubbey has
1.o chairman of the parly for sever?
al years, but. it is now said, lie desire*
to retire. Mr. Ubbey lias probably
found the duties of the position exceed?
ingly burdensome and decidedly profit?
less. He kept the members of the or?
ganisation well in line, however, dur?
ing his incumbency of the olflce and
succeeded in putting up a most exeel
Ictil tight fur the Republican candidates
at Hie last election.
It is yet Impossible to say which
of the men above named carries
the longest pole. Humor had it Satur?
day that Justice Sauuders was well in
the lead and that Hi.- delegates to to?
day's convention would come to Hamp?
ton prepared to make him county
. haii man. He is a clean Republican
ami would fill the office with credit to
himself anil with benefit to his party,
l.asi night, however, it was sai.l thaH
the situation had changed and that Mr.
Harden was in the lead. Mr. Collier
says that under no circumstances
would he accept the place.
SENSATIONAL SUNDAY AFFAIR.
A Well Known Woman's Strang.- Con
duet at a Church.
One of the mos: sensational affairs
that has been witnessed in Hampton
in a long lime occurred Sunday
morning about ? o'clock in the Sunday
school room of the Baptist church. At
thai hour Mrs. )?'.. G. Harden, wife of
the postmaster of this city. appeared
among the worshippers with a long
knife, which, it is sai.l. she threatened
to use in righting certain wrongs of
which sue claimed to he tin.' victim.
Her demeanor was that of a person
suffering from the effecls oLjntense ex?
citement, brought on apimrently by
something over which- she had h.-.-tt
brooding for a long time. Mrs. Dur
den's unexpected visit threw the peo?
ple ill tilt chapel into :i high state of
alarm. Her utterances, which no one
seemed to understand, and tin- sight of
the weapon which she clutched with n
lirm grip, quickly dispelled all thought
of tit.- purpose for which the congrega?
tion had assembled.
Several persons approached her and
in a few minutes she became calm.
Among those who conversed with her
was Commonwealth's Attorney Collier,
who succeeded in inducing her tit go
home. No effort was ina.de to ascer?
tain the cans.- of her agitution after
sic- reached the house and nothing is
known regarding it beyond what was
gathered from her incoherent declara?
tions at the church. For several weeks
Mrs. Darden has been under severe
mental strain. Death has twice enter?
ed In r home within a month and two
of her sons now lie in St. John's church?
yard. She was constantly. at the bed?
side ..f her dying boys mjnistering to
them and with a mothers patient love
and labor striving to nurse them back
to health and strength. Thus the deep
trouble that came upon her not only
fastened itself in her heart, but. it is
believed, laid its cruel hand upon her
mind. In this way her strange conduct
of yesterday is accounted for.
Much sympathy is felt for Postmaster
Darden. who is pained beyond expres?
sion hy the unfortunate occurrence.
Ci-ERK'S OFFICE IMPROVEMENT.
An improvement to the ollices of the
Circuit and County Court clerks, for
w hich tin- hoard of supervisors deserves
to he commended, has just been com?
plete,I. It consists of a tile .-as,- and
hook rack of the latest designs. There
at-.- boxes for hundreds of documents
and places for as many hooks. Messrs.
Wood and Hooker, tin- obliging and
courteous clerks, are highly pleased
with the improvement, not because It
lessens their numerous burdens, but tor
the reason that it enables them to com?
ply more promptly to the demands of
Mrs. W. II. Smith, of King street, is
ill with typhoid fever.
The next regular meeting of the town
council will take place next Thursday
Captain <'. S. Foster, late proprietor
of tin- Harnes Hotel, has accepted a
position as bookkeeper with a large
lirm in Baltimore.
A warrant was issued last night for
a New port News man named Mulcahy.
charg.-d with selling beer at Buckroe
Sergeant Tyler Hull, of Company D,
Fourth Virginia regiment, arrived here
last evening from Jacksonville on a ten
NEWARK, N. .1., Sept. Twenty
nin ? buildings were destroyed. . forty
families are homeless, one man, named
Brewer, was killed and twenty-seven
persons were injured as a result of last
PATERSON. N. J., Mrs. McKinley is
quite unwell, owing to fright at wit?
nessing a runaway, in which an aged
couple was slightly injured. This may
alter the plans .which were to dine with
Attorney General Griggs. and the party
may statt for Washington ul once.
S Eat eat
Meals at all hours. First-class Dln
ner,30c, from 11:30 to 2 P. M. Break?
fast from 5-..10 to 8:30, 25c. Supper
fast from 5:30 to 8:30, 25c. Supper from
t! to 7:30 P. M. The best the market af?
fords In every respect. Game in season.
I Suppers furnished to parlies on short
'George Lohse, Manager
and Family Liquor Store
ESTABLISHED IN 1888.
Is the place for you to buy your
Wines and Liquors for Cooking and
No Loud Talking
or Singing', discuss?
ing of Politics, Na?
tionality or Reli?
gion, All who
cannot comply with
these rules are re?
quested to spend
their time and mon?
All orders by mail trill r?cclva m imifl
No. XS11 WASHINGTON AVJflNUJB.
P. O. Bui 19. NEWPORT NSWB, VA.
Cl HESAPEAKE &. OHIO RAILWAY
I FOR RICHMOND, WASHING?
TON, LYNCHBURG. CINCINNATI,
LOUISVILLE, CHICAGO, ST. LOUIS,
&C. MOUNTAIN RESORTS AND
Schedule in effect June 26, 1898.
WESTBOUND. | 5 &1 | No. 1 | No. 8
.?VNewport NewSl 8 O?a I.I 4 35p
Ar Richmond _1 10 15a|
Lv Richmond .... j 10 3Ua|
Ar Lynchburg ..
Ar Lexington, Va.l '6 20p
Ar Na l'I Bridge .
Ar Clifton Forge
Lv Richmond ...
Ar Staunton .]? 3 38p!
Ar Clifton Forge ? 5 16p
Ar Va. Hot Spr'gsl.| 9 50p
Ar White Sulphur
Ar Cincinnati ....
Ar Louisville _
Ar St- Loula .].| 6 5Cp |
* 6 2Cp) 9 28p \ 7 05?
7 50a ?15p
U OOal 8 00p
5 30p 7 15a
?Dally except Sunday, Other tlmo
Nos. 5 and 1 Mountain Resorts train
daily to Richmond and except Sunday,
Richmond to Itonceverte.
Parlor Car Old Point t? Roncaverte
No. 1 with Pullman dally Richmond
to Cincinnati, Louisville ?nd St. Loula.
No. 3 with Pullman dally Old Point to
Hinton, Cincinnati and Loulovlile.
Meals served on dining cars on Nos.
1 and 3 west of Gordonsvllle.
TRAINS LEAVE NEWPORT NEWS
FOR OLD POINT
Week days 10 30 a, 11 15 a and 1, 3, 6,
6 05 and 6 15 p m.
Sundays only 1115 a and 1, 3, 5, 0 06,
7, 8 and 9 p m.
No. 2|No. 4
dal. I dal.
Lv. Newport News . 8 20a
Ar Norfolk . 915a
Steamer Louise leaves Portsmouth
dully 6 40 a m and 3 00 p m. Leave*
Norfolk T 00 a rn, 9 35 a m and 3 3D p na
tor Newport News.
For tickets and other information ap?
ply to E. W. ROBINSON, Ticket Agent^
JOHN D. POTTS,
Asst. Gen. Passenger Agt.,
rp HE NORFOLK & WASHING
JL TON STEAMBOAT COMPANY.
The New and Powerful lun Palaca
Steamers Newport News, Washington
and Norfolk will leave daily as fol?
Steamers leave Portsmouth, foot
of North street at. 5:00 p. m.
I^eave Norfolk, foot of Mathewa
streetJBt . 5:45 p. m.
Leave Q*n Point at . 8:45 p. m.
Arrive Washington at.,. 7:00 A. m.
B. &. O. R. R. PENN., R. R.
Lv. Washington at.. 8:00 a m.. 8:00 am
Ar. Philadelphia at.11:00 a m.l0:60am
Ar. New York at.. .. 1:25 p tn..2:15 p m
South bound, B. & O. R. R. Penn. R. R.
Lv. Now York at_11:30 a m..1:00 p m
Lv. Philadelphia at. 1:33 p m. .8418 p m
Ar. In Washington .. 4:30 p OX-.6:18 p m
Steamers leave Washington at 6:30 p m
Arrive Fortrr^ Monroe at_7:00 am
Arrive Norfolk at . 8:00 a m
Arrive at Portsmouth at.8:30 am
The trip down Uie historic Potomao
river and Chesapeake Bay on the ele?
gant steamers of this company is un?
surpassed. The steamers aro compar?
atively new, having been built in 1891.
and are fitted up In the most luxuri?
ant manner, with electric lights, call
bell, und steam beat In eaob room.
The tables are supplied with every de?
licacy of the season from the markets
of Washington and Norfolk.
For further information apply to
D. J. CALLAH&.N, Agent,
OLD DOMINION STEAMSHIP CO.
DAILY SERVICE BETWEEN
NEW YORK AND VIRGINIA,
The elegant passenger steasnshlp*
Jamestown, Guyundotte, Princess Ann?
and Old Dominion leave New York
every day except Sunday at 8:30
P. M., for Norfolk and Newport Newa,
touching at Fortress Monroe on the
south bound tnip.
The ships of this line leave Norfolk
for New York direct every day except!
Sunday at 5:30 P. M.
A short, delightful and Invigorating
First-class, straight, including meala
and berth.$ 8-W
First-class, round trip, including
meals and berth . flS.00
Steerage, without subslstance.... 4.50
Steamer Luray arrives from Smith
field and leaves for Norfolk daily, ex?
cept Sunday at 8:00 A. M. Returning
leaves Norfolk -from Bay Ltce wharf
every day except Sunday at 3:00 P. M.
M. B. CROWELL. Agent.
\,1 ERCHANTS & MINERS TRANS
lYL PORTATION CO.'S steamship
LINES FOR BOSTON, providench
and BALTIMORE. ? - -
Leave Newport News, via Norfolk tot
Boston every Monday,Wednesday and
Friday, soiling from Norfolk at 5:40 if.
M. Leaves for Providence Tuesdays,
Fridays and Sundays at 5:30 p. M.
Leave Newport News for Baltlmor*
Mondays, Fridays. Saturdays and Sun?
days at 5 P. M.i connecting for Wash?
ington, Philadelphia and New York.
Fare to Baltimore, one way, $3; round
trip; $5, including stataroom berth. Ac?
commodations and cuisine un?
equalled. Freight and passenger*
taken for all points north and south.
For further information apply to
L. C. SAUNDERS. ^Agent,
Newport Newsy Ve?
W. p. TURNER, G. p. A.
J. C. WHITNEY, T. M.
General office, Baltimore. MO.
HP HE STEAMER S. A. M'CALIJ
JL will leave Newport News witJ*
both freight and passengers for Patera
burg every Monday. Wednesday and
Friday about 7:15 A. M., and will leave
Newport News for Norfolk every Tues?
day, Thursday and Saturday about 3:3?
Will leave Norfolk every Monday,
Wednesday and Friday at 6:00 A. M,
Sarp. W- ph1lltps.