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Entered at the Postofflce of Newport
News, Va., as seoond-olass matter.
BLANCO IM l'l.ll 'A BLE.
Those persons who have been spend?
ing the greater portion of their time in
studying ways and means by which the
distinguished approbation and affection
of General Ramony Blanco might be
gained for the American people and for
American things, will be pained and
grieved to read the following harsh and
cruel Interview, which that courteous
gentleman and bold warrior cheerily
"smashed" out of his long-suffering
but uncomplaining typewriter a few
"I am naturally inclined to be chari?
table, but I must confess to a feeling of
deep resentment against the United
Stales, whose conduct toward Spain in
declaring war against us. without mo?
tive or pretext. Just at the time when
they were receiving from us the high?
est marks of our frieudshlp and respect
can never be condemned too severely.
"It ought never to be forgotten that
Jttst when the United States were an?
nouncing their intention of coming to
Cuba to establish a firm government
they were in reality directing hostili?
ties, principally against Porto Rico and
"Since the beginning of this war it
has always been my heartfelt desire as
commander-in-chief of the army for the
day to arrive when I could match my
armed strength against theirs and die.
if necessary, among the ruins of
Havana if fortune were not favorable,
but I was unable to realize my hope. My
government has signed the peace pro?
tocol and her decision must be complied
with. Nevertheless. T have an eternal
confidence In divine justice, and I have,
therefore, hope that this arrogant na?
tion ?<il! receive its just deserts, and
God-knows that the day when this act
of national despoliation is accomplished
and the stars and stripes float from the
walls of Havana, that day w ill per?
haps, mark the beginning of the decay
of the. American nation."
Undoubtedly the brave General was
not alone in his desire to go out and face
the American "pig" on the field of
$lie- is quite probable that a number
Of loyal and straight shooting followers
of the Stars and Stripes would have
welcomed such a consumation with as
much delight as they would have muni,
fested at the juxtaposition of the pay?
That, however, is not germane to the
principal proposition. Blanco has a
feeling <j>f deep resentment against us,
and we are drooping and pining away
over the dreadful realization of the
fact. It is lo be hoped that he has not
cast us < ff for all time. If he will only
teli his J .merican friends what they can
do In or ler to gain his friendship and
in he might be surprised at
ton. Of course, we can prom
nothing. We simply throw
Ti?E OYSTER SEASON.
The proposition to shorten the
ttr seabo j. Vrv'C-!?AjR'ciWrJ
eommen/i itself to all intelligent per?
sons..'' interested in the preservation of
r*?ne luscious bivalve and of the im?
portant industry that has grown up in
connection with it.
Experience has shown that'll is not
safe to leave such matters in the hands
of irresponsible men, who, for some
mysterious and unexplained reason, are
perfectly willing to sacrifice the future
of tin- industry for the present gain.
This being the case tli- legislature !
should take the matter in hand anil en
net such laws as will protect the young
oysters. It was thought that the
?"culling" law. which mach- it a mis?
demeanor to retain oysters below a
certain size even after being caught,
would give the beds sufficient protec?
tion, but if the rep..its of those wie. are
in a position to know may be depended
upon further action is necessary pr >
tecl tie- industry.
It is said that the Fisheries (Join
mission .if Virginia will bring tie- mat
ter before the next session of the Legis
lature and will make a vigorous effort
1,. have greater protection extended t"
ile- young oysters. Ii is t.i be hoped
that all the influential .nmereial
bodies in lie- tidewater section will join
with tie- commission in its efforts to
l,av.- proper legislation enacted in refer?
ence t.i iliis very important matter.
if tie expense allowance for tie- in?
vestigating commissioners is sufficient
i.. form a consideration, tin' President
might lind enough Ohi.i men to make
up a body lare- enough to eonduel
Hi.- Inquiry with tin- necessary dignity
Tie- ftepubllonn majorities in the N>
England States have been so much i
diieoil, even for "off years, that the
is e.1 reason t.i believe that th
try is again tending toward Democrat
With Vermont ami .Maim- dropping I
below their minimum majorities I
Democrats have reason to feel disci
aged at the outlook.
WANTED.?To rent ihr.-ooms un?
furnished. Stale price. Address
care of Press. \sep I? "> I
LOST.?Between Hampton and New?
port News a hunting ease gold watch
with initials on lid. Finder will re.
ceive liberal reward by returning to
Press office. " sepl-llt-31*
WANTED.- Physician's office. Ad?
dress "Doctor," ear.- ,,f Press ,,trice,
sep lfi 3 I
WANTED.?Table boarders. F..-st ac?
commodations. Apply al 110 Twenty
ninth sir.-et. near West avenue,
sep 11 2 I
WHEN IX NEED Or* FIRST-CLASS
Sign Painting call ..n I-:, it. WII IT
TON, 311 Twenty-eighth street.
LOST?A small red cow, a springer.
Reward will be given to the finder bv
1-:. I,. Park.-r, East End.
s.-p i:; ::t pd.
Fop SALE?Oood paying business,
i'an l.e bought cheap. For particu?
lars ap|.lv at 2305 Washington nve.
sep 13 :u pd
l.oST? Pearl handle, :i2 calibre. Smith
?V- Wesson revolver. Reward of $3
given for its return to H. F. Sinclair,
or .onstable's office.
sep 13 3 I ?1.
Office of the
BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES.
Newport News, Va.. Sept. 12. I sits.
All children entering tin- city public
schools for the term ls:lS-!i!i will be re?
quired to allen.I fully daily sessions.
No exception will lie made for lie- pur?
lins.- of carrying dinners as heretofore.
By .Uder of th.- Board.
Jno. Sheldon Jones,
l m Clerk;
The celebrated Spiritual, Trance and
Business Medium. Reads life past,
present and future with absolute cor?
rectness. Gives valuable advice In bus
and harmony to tliu family circle.
y one In trouble should cal ion her.
.11 Virginia Avenue, opposite the El. c
?ic Light Plant. ailg 18 tf
BY MRS, M. E, DOS WELL,
No. 100 ".7th Street.
First class table and pleas
|ant rooms. Terms reason?
able, july 3-0m
ind a saving of time and temper al
s accompanies the use of an < Uheltn
;a or Columbian Ruby cook stove
Von need not fret or worry about yout
'big or baking when you have an
OthTyfij or Columbian Ruby. For econ
? or fuel, perfect operation, and
inil all round satisfaction thev an
Richter & Brittinoham,
|21G Twenty-eighth fctreet,
NEWPORT NEWS, VA.
All Hail the Dove of Peace,
war is over, nmv comes our day
ce, plenty and prosperity. Times
? better than ever, you will buy
si.s. It is now that n store like
'ill prosper must. II has been our
a to handle only g.?nl grades of
shoes ami belter goods have suffered
some from the war depression, but
now they will lead the van, and we will
busier than ever shoeing the well
?ssed iuen and women of the town.
Long v"i|lues and shout profits are our
'ds. No matter what price you
pay our khoes are equnl to it. and we
satisfaction in lit. wear and
No gone by shoes at any
Our Dewey Toe at $3.50 is a
in bl ek box, calf and tan.
low price shoes and high class
lon'l get it In your head that
nly high class shoes. In
n with our lim- of shoes we
in a lim- of up-to-date Men's
rigs. All high class goods at low
prices^ We have the most complete
line of Men's Hosiery ever displayed in
the city. Last, but not least, is out?
line of Fall Hats, up to date in every
particular. Drop in and examine our
goods. We give Free Shines to custo?
mers. New Fall goods arriving daily.
MUGLETl SHOE & HAT COMPANY,
2701 Washington Avenue.
NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA.
Strict attention paid to mail orders.
All HO cent Shirt Waists from
We must close out all Wrappers
regardless of cost.
Light Calico Wrappers for
Lawn and Percale Wrappers
that sold at from $1 to $l.r,0. from
now on, for
Navy Blue and White. Black
and White Wrappers, for
eras It 1".
White Duck Skirts,
2610 Washington Avenue;
Is the name of a
book containing val?
uable information re?
garding the subjects
upon which it treats,
many valuable house?
hold reciepts, etc. Call
and iret one while they
A new line of Toile^
Soaps and perfumery.
Also Hair Brushes
cheaper than 1 ever
sold them before.
. G. BurgessJ
t's Breed, Not War
the Spaniard Wants.
There are many people in Newport
News also who can't get bread to suit
their taste because they don't kaow
that we make the purest and most de?
licious bread stuffs in Newport News.
We also make the richest and finest
pastry, fancy cakes, wedding cakes,
loaf cakes and maccaroons to be found
anywhere. We cater to the most fas
tldlous palatr< and never fail to please
A. B. WILfllNK,
21? Twenty-seventh street. nearWash
J. R. SWINERTON, Manager.
SPECIAL RATES TO COMMERCIAL
AMERICAN AluD EUROPEAN PLAN
City o? Newport News, Ya
Opening of the
f Steal f
You are hereby notified that
all the Public Schools of this city
are now open for the Fall and
Winter term, 1898-'99.
Scholars are requested to be
in attendance promptly each day*
Boys are requested to wear strong'
serviceable and neat clothing, and
parents and guardians are recom?
mended to purchase it of
THE BANNER CLOTHIER
2606 WASHINGTON AVENUE '
If you want a building lot
Buy it of the
Old Dominion Land Gompany
Lots for sale on easy terms in all sections of the
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
Well we hope It la, but we Know
that summer and hot weather will bs
with us for some time to coma and if
you have not already availed yourself
of the chance to get a good Detroit
Jewel Gas Range you have missed one
of your best friends and more, you
have missed the comfort that can only
be had from the use of gas fuel, which
brings delight and happiness wherever
it is in use. Talk Is cheap you may
say and a gas man must "gas," and
who can blame him. He knows a good
lhing?h? wants to push It along, and
he is willing that his friends should
share in the procession. Generous soul
that he Is, he gives his advice free. It
Is no trouble to sing the praises of gas
for fuel and as for light, its beauty
shines so he who runs may be impress
ed. Gas for fuel at $1.00 is the cheapest
fuel If it is economically used. Are
you economical ? You ara*srudent and
wise. Therefore get a gas range. We
will tell you something next weak
about heating that will surprise you.
Call No. 34 on either phone if you can
not call. But come it you can.
Newport News Gas Company*
V/. S. BOWEN, Supt.
The city of Newport News, Va,, will
receive, up to 12 o'clock noon of the
19TH DAY OP SEPTEMBER, 1898,
sealed proposals for the construction
work and materials of a brick building
to be used as a jail and also to contain
a police station House and emergency
hospital. The proposals must cover all
the cost of the building, together with
necessary prison cells, steel work and
other appliances for a thoroughly
equlpped modern jail. The proposals
shall be made upon plans and specifica?
tions furnished by the bidders at their
own expense without any cost to the
city, which shall accompany and be
submitted with the bid. All such bids
will be securely sealed and sent or de?
livered to the city clerk of Newport
News and must be in his hands by 12
o'clock of the day mentioned.
Particulars as to size, expected cost
and geiferal nature of the building and
equipments will be furnished upon ap?
plication by the city clerk.
The city reserves thg right to rejaat
any or all bids.
J. A. MASSIE,
V*a Transportation Co
W. R. SCULL, Manager.
Freight, Baggage, Safes o rnl
ture carefully and promptly moved.
All kinds of hauling done at low
PHONE 2592. 1 ? u- BOX 141.
E. W. JOHNSON
Contkactok and Builder
NEWPORT NEWS, VA.
Plans and Specifications Prepared un
HOUSE "VOBK \ f PECT ALT i
M. H TUGK.
The Veterinary Horse Shoer
If your horse strikes, clicks or
Jorges. Tuok, tqe SnOer, will stop it.
First-class shoeing. I ant here to stay.
Shop at Twenty-seventh street and
Warwick avenue, Phillips & TSenson's
old coal yard. Jy2-Sm.
For Family Use
our ales, beers, whiskies, brandfes, gins,
wines and cordials.are the finest on the
market. For medicinal purposes they
#re pure and made by the most reliable
distillers of Europe and America.
LR. J. MAGKEY'
The city of Newport News, Va., will
receive sealed proposals for the con?
struction of two iron bridges and the
approaches thereto in accordance with
plans and specifications to be selected
by the bidders and furnished and sub?
mitted along with the bids on the same
at the expense of the bidders and with?
out any cost to the city. Strain sheets
must accompany all plans and specifi?
cations. Particulars as to the ki?d of
bridges and the general character and
dimensions of the same will be furnish?
ed upon application by the city engi?
neer. Such proposals shall be sent or
delivered to the city clerk, securely
sealed, and must be in his possession at
12 o'clock noon of
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19TH, 1898.
The city reserves the right to reject
any or ail bids.
J. A. MASSIE,
aug 18-lm. City Clerk.
Patronize Home Industry
Having doubled our force we are now
prepared to fill all orders promptly for
EL MARCO CIGARS
Factory, No. 2,482 Washington ave?
nue, over old Armory. jyl8-6m
NEWPORT NHWS OfGAR CO.,
w P. O. Box 95.
Are now returning,
come them home.
We heartily wel
Three (iheers and a tiger for the
who went to the front and did so nobly.
After waPi peace, with peace, bus?
iness activity, and we shall, as heretofore, be
found in the front ranks of bargain distributers
and price cutters.
14-0 paips Youths' solid leather
school shoes, sizes 11 to 2. Regular value $1.
112 pairs Boys' satin calf and Rus?
sia leather school shoes, so'id throughout, sizes
3 to 5. Regu'ar value $1.50.
97 pairs Misses' genuine Dongo
patent leather tip, spring heel, lace or button
shoes. Regular value $1.50
177 pairs Men's hand welted Rus?
sia calf and vici kid tan and black shoes. These
goods are our regular $3, $3.50 and $4 lines.
176 Men's black and brown derbys
and ferderos. ' These are all the latest styles.
Regular value $1.50, $2, and $2.50.
Un-to-(lat6SHo6, Hat and Gent's Furnisnlno store
2006 Washington Ave., Newport News, V"a.
Washington avenue and Twenty-eighth, ertareet, over Ideal Pharmacy i
Office Hour* > A. M. to i P. M. Sundays, t A. M. to 11 It |
Open Evenings 7 to S. t
VITALIZED AIR FOR PAINLESS EXTRACTING. f
GOOD SET.TC e Til...5 DOLLARS 5
BEST SET. I rf I ft. ......... ......g DOLLARS
PARTIAL SETS.* * ? >.J.W EBoPfSw !
No charge for extracting when teeth are ordered. i
Extracting.?? ? ?_]. oge 1
Painless extracting with local anastlietic. .50o i
Silver tilling..50c' uw
fcrOld. ?t 00 nn
Teeth Cleaned... ... . 75c I
Bridge work and crowjis, 22 karat ?old, $5 per t??thi
ALL WORK GUARANTEED.
I ARC, X
\ Incandescent and
! Bell Wiring done
on short notice.
ftKG LIGHTS i Inspection guaiv
Incandescent Lirjhts, janteed,
METER Of? CONTRACT '
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Peninsula Electric Light and Power Co.
NEWPORT NEWS, VA.
(Board of Directors meet third Tuesday in each month.)
SCHMELZ BROS., BANKERS
NhWPORT NEWS. VA.
Offers Their- Customers Every Accommoaa
tlon Consistent \AlI tri Safe Banking,
Accounts of individuals, firms aud corporations solicited. Collection
made on all parts of the country. Foreign drafts issued on all parts of the
IN OUR DIME SAVINGS DEPARTMENT
Deposits received from 10 cents to $5,000 and interest allowed at the rate of
FOUR PER CENT. PER ANNUM.
SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES FOR RENT
I Only Safety Boxes Sri the City Secured by l ima Locks
W. A. Post, President. J. R. Swlnerton, Vice-President. 3. A. Wlllett, Caafcler
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
OF NEWPORT NEWS.
GfiPITflb $100,000. SURPLUS $30 000
DIREC TORS :
W. A. Post, J. R. Swinerton, M. B. Crowell, M. V. Do tiefe ty.
R. G. Blckford. C. B. Orcutt, I. Eugene White. J. A, Wlltett,
Accounts of banks, carporatlons, merchants, individuals and firms invited.
We offer depositors every accommodation which their balances, business end
responsibility warrant. Sell our own drafts drawn on all principal clues ?t
SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES FOR RENT.
O. B. WEST, President D. 3. JONES, Vice-President. W. B. VEST. Cashier.
Citizens and Marine Bank
OF NEWPORT NEWS, VA.
I CAPITAL $50,000. SURPLUS $15 OO J
PAID IN DIVIDENDS, $15,500.
A general bunking business. Every facility offered for safe ?od prompt
I transaction of business on favorasle terms. The accounts of Corporations,
Firms And Individuals solicited. Special attention given < o ooHecMone. Drafta
I drawn on all parts of the world.
A SPECIAL SAVINGS DEPARTMENT.
INTEREST ALLOWED ON DEPOSITS OF ti iND UPWARD.
nKa>: DIRECTORS ? ? _ _4_2
B7 West, H. B. Parier, T. M. B*neon, 3. B. J*jwroe?. j"**?**
X. T Ivft D. 0. Jos?*- A. O oorrett. M. Corao.