Dealers In Land.
A. Beinickel, of Phoebus, well known
as a thorough business man and of
sterling integrity and honor, has bought
the right, title and Interest of C. B.
Hoagland of about 130 lots called I
"Hoagland," three blocks from Queen
street. Hampton, and it will be known
hereafter as "HEINICKEL" Mr. S. J.
Brown owns one-third of the same and
A. Heinickel two-thirds, having also |
bought out J. Davis Reed, of Norfolk
These lots will be sold very cheap. The j
Investment of one or more lots,
bought now, will pay a. tremendous per I
. c?ntage to the buyer, and we have four
farms with oyster water fronts one |
mile from Hampton, 17 acres each.
S.J. Brown <SCo.,
LOCK BOX 225.
H AMPTOiM, VIRGINIA
I When Visltlnrj Phoebus Gall at
TflOS. ft. DOUGHTY,
Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
Meals at all hours. Lodging.
Ladies' and Gents' Dining Par?
lors up stairs.
Heilen street, near Halleiy.
SMusic every afternoon
Classical school for Girls)
and Young Ladies. Session
begin September 29th. For
catalogue, &c, address,
Hampton, Va. |
For Rare Bargains in
King St. Hampton, Va.
Farms, houses and lots in
town and county for sale.
That Feally Protect I
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
the edges of the wire netting?that's
the sort of screens we sell at the price
of the fall-to-pleces kind.
Geo. n. Richter
No. 9 Queen Street, Hampton, Va.
The cost of securing yourself against |
loss by fire Is so small that it is not |
wise to be without a policy. You may !
never be burned out, but if such a mis?
fortune occurs It is well to be able to I
draw a few thousand dollars with I
which to again get you on your feet.
Don't you think so?
MARYE & BOYENT0N,
Room No. 1 Braxton Building
A Good Judge of Fuel,
'will never burn anything but oar high
grade coal. It is not only satisfactory
for cooking and heating purposes, but
Its intense heat and long continued
combustion makes it economical in the
C. C. SMITH &CO
BOOT AND SHOE MABJBR
REPAIR wmjr A SPECIALTY
F 0fft Waahlnston avaaqa,
DR. E. C. WEST'S
NERVE AND BRAIN TREATMENT
THE ORIGINAL. ALL OTHERS IMITATIONS.
Is sold undor positive Written ? a arnn t e e.
b^nnthorizecl agono* only, to eure Weak MBmory,
Dizziness. WnkefulnesR, Fits, Hysteria, Quick?
ness, Night Ix>88es, K.vil Dreams. Lack of Conti,
deuce. Nervousness. Lassitude, nil Drains, Yoath.
fnl Errors, or Excessivo TJee of Tobacco, Opium,
or Liquor, which leads to Misery, Consumption.
Insanity and Death. At store or by mail. $1 a
box; six for f3; widi written guarantee to
core or refund money. Sample pack?
age, containing live daysr treatment, with fall
I3g~Rcd Label Special,
I Extra Strength. |
For Impotency, Loss ol^
Power, Lost Mnnhood.
Sterility or Barrenness.;
?S4\ a box; six for $5. wi-rhi
- - ,., -?? t'-? euro in 30 days. At store.'
KLOR'S DRUG STORES.
_ _ Newport News. VX
I Hamoton News 60
? For School Books,
5 School Supplies, Fine" Sia-" z
\ tionery of all kinds, Ma-* \
? gazines, Books, and News- ~
Gome id examine our f
Maso lie Building,
I Hampton, Ya.
P. B. MESSENGER,
Frames, Sash, Blinds & Doors
QUEEN SREETT, HAMPTON VA.
P. O. BOX 10*.
I Eat Ett
MACKEY'S . . .
Meals at all hours. FIrst-cIaas Dln
ner,30c, from 11:30 to 2 P. M. Break?
fast from 5:30 to 8:30,_ 25c. Supper
fast from :>::'.U to S:30, 25c. Supper from
6 to 7:30 P. M. The best the market af?
fords in every respect. Game in season.
Suppers furnished to parties on short
George Lohse. Manager
?VSADE SV!E A SVI?N
AJAX TABLETS POSITIVELY CPRf
JliJ-.mus 7>l??t?r?_Faillng Maur
23 ory.IuiiHjtencr,sleoDieasuwa,eta, caused
by Abuau or ether Excesses and Ipdifr
cretions. Th^t/ puteMit ana onrely
* r yoons. and
-? Prevent Insanity" ??'nd**Co"uHuinp7.ion^r
itline. XiielrijjO ?hows immediate, improve?
ment and effects a CtlltE ?h?re all other foil In?
iist upon huvlnt the genuine Aiax Tablets. Th?v
bnvo cured vhousuuduund wUlcureyon. iVegivaapo*
itive written cuurautee to effect u euro CTi flfclP? in
each case or refund the .nonoy. Price %PJ V I Si dot
pockocaj or oU pkKe? (full treatment! for $160. Tfr
mull, in plain wrapper, upon receipt ot price Cironlar
?"??AJAX REJVlEOv CO., s??r
For sale in Newport News, Va., by
A. E. G. KLOR, Druggilfc.
LADIES DO YOU KSOW
DR. FELIX LE BRUN'S
ia tno original aid only B iiiSNCH.
safe and reUa'oie core on tho mar
- kct. Price, 11.00; sent by mail.
\ Genuine solo only by
For sale by KLOR'S DRUG STORES,
Newport News. Va.
all the $G0 and $60 models of Eclipse
Ricycles and have reduced the prices
of the few remaining '9S $75 models to
$50 cash, or $60 on time. This is done to
move them to make room for our
1899 Eclipses, which %ve expect shortly.
Come quick if you want a bargain.
Newport News Cycle Go.
Fred fck Kipper, Manager, So.e
Agent for Southeastern Virginia.. 221
FINANCE AND COMMERCE
Market Quotations From the
Leading Business Centers.
NEW TORK MONEY MARKET.
NEW YORK, Sept. 15.?Money on call |
strong at 2 l-2@5 per cent.: last loan,
per cent.; prime mercantile paper, 4<E?5 |
per cent.; sterling exchange weak,
with actual business in bankers' bills
at 4.S4@l-4 for demand, and at 4.82@l-4
for sixty days: posted rates. 4.83@l-2
and 4.8501-2: commericlal 'bills, 4.SI45
1-4; silver certificates, 601-4@61; bar sil?
ver,. GO 1-2: Mexican dollars, 47; gov?
ernment bonds, firm.
NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE.
NEW YORK. Sept. 15?Very large |
amounts of money found its way into
stocks and bonds today, and the
apathy and depression which hung over
the stock market during practicaly all
of the morning were completely dissi?
pated. Even sugar, which at the open?
ing showed some continued apprehen?
sion on the part of holders regarding
the formidable competition impending
in the trade, yielded to the prevailing
influence and more than recovered its
early losses on very large transactions.
Manhattan, another standing resource
of the bears, resisted attack and rose I
with the general market. When these is- |
oiated cases of weakness were elimina?
ted from the market the whole list j
mounted vigorously upward and it was (
evident that a bull movement was in
full force again. The late uneasiness I
over the future of the money market
had completely disappeared. Ruling I
rates were not lower, 'but entire confi?
dence was felt that they would not go
higher. The calculations of Treasury
officials that the payments of the bal?
ance of subscriptions on account of the
new bond issue would make no further
demands upon the money and the ad?
ditional decline in exchange, both con?
tinental and sterling were the factors
which served to relieve apprehension.
Ther was no reactions of any impor?
tance during the day and the closing
was firm and generally near top prices.
The increased confidence in the |
market outlook was reflected in the i
bnod market.where there was large ab?
sorption of mortgages of all grades at j
Total sales of stocks were 464,100 |
Baltimore & Ohio. 421
Canada Pac.Uc. 871
Canada Southern. 534
Chesapeake & Ohio. 23
Chicago & Alton. 15(5
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy.. 151
C. C. 0. & St. L. 414 I
do do pref'd. 87
Delaware & Hudson. 10?S |
Delaware, Lack. &W.149
Erie (new). 13$ |
Port Wayne. 171
Great Northern prefd. 1374 |
Illinois Central.ex div 113
Lake Shore. 1924
Louisville & Nashville. 57i
Manhattan L. 971
Michigan Central. 105
Missouri Pacific..-.. 38?
Mobile & Ohio. 201
New Jersey Central. 904
New York Central. 110?
Norfolk & Western. 13
Northern Pacific. Iii
do pref'd. 784
Pittaburg. . 189
Rock Island. 103i
St. Paul. IR'1
do prefd. 1504
Southern Pacific. 214
Southern Railway. 9
do pref'd. 345
Texas & Pacific. 148
Union Pacific pref'd,. 60|
Adams Express. 113
American Express. 130
United States Express. 41
Welte Fareo Express. 120
American Tobacco. 1494 ]
do prefd . 127
People'B Gas. 106$ I
Consolidated Gas. 182
General Electric. 461 I
Pacific Mail. 33
Pullman Palace. .. es div 188
Silver Certificates. 601 I
Sugar . 1284
do prefd . 112
Tennessee Coal & Iron. 284 |
Western Union. 93
Chicago Northwestern. 13211
do prefd. 175
Chicago Great Western. 15! I
CHICAGO GRAIN MARKET.
CHICAGO. Sept. 15.?A sharp i
vance at Liverpool today and a pressing 1
demand for the cash article here and in
the northwest at increased premiums |
caused a decided rally in wheat. Sep?
tember closed 1 7-Sc higher and Decem- I
ber rose 3-4@7-8c. Corn left off un?
changed to l-8c higher. Pork declined |
12 1-2@15c; lard 15c, and ribs 7 l-2c.
WHEAT? Open High Low Close.
Sept . ?54 67 051 054
Dec 631 634 03 63i
May 65 651 644 84|
Sept 29? 294 291
Dec 294 294 294 294 j
Sept 20J 21 204 20J
Dec 201 204 204 20* I
Sept 8.50 8.50 8.42* 8.42* j
Oct 8.57J 8.57i 8.45 8.50
Sept 4.871 4.871 4.774 4.7711
Oct 4.921 4.924 4.821 4.821
Sept 5.30 5.25 5.30 6.30
Oct 5.271 5.271 5.25 5.271
Cash quotations were as follows:
Flour dull; No. 3 spring wheat.
02K&66; No. 2 red, 67; No. 2
corn, 30@80J; No. 2 oats, 211; No.
2 white, 24@25; No. 3 white, 24;
No. 2 rye, 471; No. 2 barley, 39
_ ~i; No. 1 flax seed, 89; prime
timothy seed, 2.45; mess pork per
barrel email@example.com; lard, per 100 pounds,
firstname.lastname@example.org; short ribs sides, loose,
5 15(0)5.25; dry salted sL< ulders,
boxed, 44@J; short clear sides,
boxed, email@example.com; No. 2 yellow corn,
NEW YORK COTTON FUTURES.
NEW YORK, Sept. 15.?Cotton fu?
tures opened steady. October, 5.45; No
I vember, 5.47; December, 5.50; January,
; February, 5.59 bid; March, 5.64;
I April, 5.6S; May, 5.70; June, 5.74.
BALTIMORE PRODUCE MARKET.
BALTIMORE, Sept. 16.?Flour?Dull;
Wheat?Strong; spot and month, 69
3-4@>70; October, 691-4<g>l-2; December,
691-8@3-8; southern wheat by sample,
Corn?Steady; spot and month. 331-8
@l-4; October, 331-4@l-2, new or old;
November Or December, 321-2 asked;
southern white corn, 34@36.
Oats?Firmer; No. 2 white western,
Rye?Easier; No. 2 nearby, 49; No. 2
western, 50 1-2.
Butter?Steady; unchanged. -
Whiskeyfirstname.lastname@example.org per gallon for fin?
ished goods in carl oads; email@example.com for
NEW HAVEN, CONN., Sept. 15.?
The friend? of Secretary Porter and
other gubernatorial candidates were on
hand early this morning and began
campaigning for the nomination after
being out until a very, late hour during
Hampton Bureau of ?J|? ?ailg $lircss,
Phoebus Baak Building, King Street. Teleplione No. 18.
All 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?Shield's book store. Queen street, and at the office of the paper
on King street.
Old Point- Baulcb's stationery and b ook store, Hygeia Hotel, Chambeclln
A jury That Spoiled His
HOW THE DRINK IS MADE
The Ingenious Idea Conceived by Mr. Joe
Utily, of Phoebun, AgeDt of the
Home Brewing Compauy.
That popular beverage and alleged
non-intoxicant heretofore dispensed un?
der the alluring and euphonious alias of
hop ale will in future pass by its right
name. A jury in the County Court so
decided yesterday afternoon, and there
is not- the slightest likelihood of an
appeal from their decision. As a result
of their conclusion, one Ben Boyd, a
colored resident of the town of Phoebus,
stands indebted to the commonwealth
in the sum of fifty odd dollars, despite
the eloquent effort put forth 'by At?
torney E. E. Montague to present him
to the jurors attired in the mantle of
Until last Sunday Ben was happy as
the owner of a well patronized restau?
rant on Mellen street. For several
weeks Fortune had been dropping her
shekels in his lap with unstinted favor.
But the day of all days to the young
restauranteur was Sunday, for then the
good dame came with her palms filled
with guineas that made the merriest of
music as they jingled their way into his
spacious till. Nothing could have been
more satisfactory than the way things
moved along in this Mellen street eat?
ing house until Officer Mastin, observ?
ing the hilarious effect produced by the
food served by Benjamin Boyd, became
suspicious and as a means of clearing
his mind decided to "enquire within."
Alack the day! From the moment he
crossed the threshold Ben Boyd's trou?
bles began. In the room were a number
of men quaffing the contents of half
pint bottles labled "Hop ale, a non
Mr. Mastln promptly filed against
Boyd the charge of selling beer without
a license, and last Tuesday the grand
jury returned a true bill. When called
t#> the stand yesterday he admitted
that he had sold the ale. but did not
regard it as an intoxicant. He obtain?
ed it, he said, from Joe Daley, the rep?
resentative of a Richmond brewing
company, and had learned from that
person that a man could not drink
enough of it to make him drunk. He
did not know that he was violating the
law. He knows it now. In reply to a
question as to how he learned a'bout
hop ale, Boyd rhymingly replied that
he "went to a ball in Kaiser's hall,"
where the beverage was sold and
Mr. Daley, who was summoned to
testify in Boyd's behalf, upset the ne
groe's chances of escape by telling how
hop ale is made. The bottles are part?
ly filled with water, after which enough
beer is added to produce a drink with
an alcoholic strength of about three and
a half per cent. Then, instead of call?
ing it actual beer, a hop ale label Is
slapped on the bottle and a Sunday
drink, which is better than no drink at
all, is ready for the thirsty patrons of
sham establishments like that conduct?
ed by Boyd.
Mr. Collier made a strong speech to
the jurors, in the course of which he
indirectly complimented Mr. Mastin for
entering the restaurant for the purpose
of escertaining what was going on
within. "That is an officer's duty,"
said Mr. Collier with considerable em?
phasis. "If a man is suspected of vio?
lating the law the policemen should go
into his place of business and if he
finds that his suspicions are well found?
ed he should arrest the offender if he
has to snatch him baldheaded in doing
Mr. Montague made the best speech
possible for his client.
THE FORT MONROE HOSPITAL.
How the Soldiers There Are Cared For
In these times of comment and crit?
icism with respect to the manner in
which the government is caring for its
sick and wounded soldiers, it is highly
gratifying to be able to point to the
general hospital at Fort Monroe as an
establishment at which the critics can?
not fairly aim their guns. Despite the
numerous difficulties by which he was
confronted in his efforts to make pro?
vision for the comfort of the men who
were 'brought from Santiago with
wounds made by Spanish bullets, Major
DeWitt has proved beyond all doubt
by his painstaking and admirable man
abement his fitness for the responsible
post which he -holds.
Through the kindness of Dr. S. P.
Cottrell, the courteous executive officer
at the hospital, the Daily Press corres?
pondent was yesterday permitted to
visit the various departments of the
institution. The doors of none wer?
closed to him, but, on the contrary, he
was told to make his inspection as full
and complete as possible. The tent
wards were the first visited. All of
them are provided with close board
floors, elevated at least a foot above
the ground. Each ward accommodates
about twenty patients, and is so ar?
ranged that absolute privacy may be
secured in any part of it. Every morn?
ing the floors are washed until they
shine like that of an old time Yankee
kitchen. An experienced lady nurse
presides over each ward, and with that
tender and sympathetic care which
only a woman can give to the suffering,
plays the part of a ministering angel to
the men by nursing them "*"Back to
health and strength. The cots are as
clean and tidy as the beds in a first
class hotel. In many of the wards seen
yesterday the convalescing patients
were pleasantly passing the time over
books, magazines and newspapers. The
main building is not a whit more com?
fortable at this season than the tents,
nor is it provided with conveniences
which are not enjoyed by those shelter?
ed by the thick canvas walls.
The clothing worn by the sick, or that
which has in any way been exposed to
infection, is put through a scientific
cleaning process which renders it ab?
solutely free from disease germs. The
water supplied to the men Is boiled,
filtered and cooled in a manner which
entirely eliminates all danger from that
prolific source of malarial and typhoid
fever. The bath houses are all that
could be desired, are provided with hot
and cold water and a sufficient number
of tubs to meet the demands of the
The food will compare favorably with
that furnished by any average boarding
house In Hampton or Newport "News.
In the main dining hall yesterday the
dinner consisted of bread, cbffee, butter
beef, vegetables, etc. The kitchens are
clean and tidy and the food Is well
cooked. The diet of the sick Is adapted
to their condition. Those well advanc?
ed on the road to recovery- are per?
mitted to eat chicken, a wagon load of
which the writer saw in course of pre?
Dr. DeWitt lias a corps of able and
experienced assistants, which fact ae
counts for ihe small number of deaths
at the hospital since it was opened.
There are now but few men seriously
ill at Fort Monroe.
THEIR FIRST MEETING.
A gentleman who is well informed
concerning the reform movement in
this county is authority for the state?
ment that owing to the numerous ac?
cessions to the ranks of the reformers
It has been decided to call a meeting
for organization within the next fort?
night. What the plan of campaign will
be has not been made public and prob?
ably will not be for some time. It is
reliably stated that nothing in the way
of a spasmodic enforcement of the law
1 will have the effect of obtaining the
zeal of the reformers. It seems cer?
tain that the movement has come to
stay. That many prominent men have
given it their endorsement is a fact
which will be convincingly demonstra?
ted within a few weeks.
- THREE GIRLS LOCKED ITP.
Maggie Cline, Katie Wilson and Katie
Queen, all of Phoebus, were arrested
Wednesday night by Ofllcer Deistn and
brought here to be locked up in the
county jail. They were arraigned be?
fore Justice Furness upon tin- charge
of immoral conduct. The justice told
them they would have to give bond in
the sum of $100 each for their good con
duet during the ensuing six months, or
go to jail.
TO INCORPORATE PHOEBUS.
There seems to be no doubt that the
next legislature will be asked to incor?
porate the town of Phoebus. Leading
men there are beginning to consider the
question seriously. They say that with
a good local administration they will
be able to control the lawless element.
This view is- held by Mr. E. M. Tennis,
one of the leading busim-ss men of the
place and a gentleman who is esteemed
throughout the county.
The town officers are after the own?
ers of dogs upon which this year's tax
has not been paid.
It was learned yesterday from an
ofllcer of the cruiser San Francisco thai
that vessel may sail for New York next
The services at St. John's church,
Hampton, on Sunday next, will be con
, ducted by the rector. Rev. C. B. Bryan,
who.Is expected home this evening.
Miss Annie Deem, of Louisville, Ky?
who was seriously ill with appendicitis
while visiting friends here, has entirely
recovered, and yesterday obtained Dr.
Selden's permission to return to her
home. Miss Deem was formerly a res?
ident of this county, but now holds a
position as telegraph operator with the
Western Union Company in Louis?
The work of transferring the patients
from the hospital at Fort Monroe to
their winter quarters on Mill Creek
will, it is thought, be commenced on I
Major E. A. Semple, who has been
confined to his home by illness for
more than a week, is out again.
Another mine explosion took place at
Old Point yesterday, several thousand
pounds of gun cotton being discharged.
Mr. M. D. W. Waller, whose Illness
has been referred to in the Dally Press,
is said to be improving.
The county authorities would confer
a blessing on the residents of Holt
street, outside of the town limits, by
employing some one to cut down the
abundant crop of weeds on either side
of the roadway.
The open air meetings of the Y. M. C.
A. here have been dicontinued, and
hereafter the Sunday afternoon meet?
ings will be held in the chapel.
An optimist is a person who can fee!
cheerful when he is in a bad humor.
Woman is the Sunday of man. and lie
thinks he is all the rest of the week.
Work is a tonic: if you mention It to
lazy people it helps their circulation.
Falling in love costs nothing; but
keeping up the delusion makes the
You can hurry a boy off on an errand,
but all the king's horses can't make
him hurry back.
In the bad grammar of other people's
relations there is something that is not
I altogether displeasing.
CAMP BLACK, Sept. If..?This is the
last day of Camp Black as a military
post. The three battalions now here
are under orders to leave this afternoon.
Two go to their armories at New York
and one to Rochester.
On September 8, I?98,
miSS E H.GbARKE
Will open in Newport News a Select
Day School for Girls, number limited,
hour oral lesson in French (Parisian ac?
cent) will be given daily to the whole
school free of charge.
For particulars apply to
MISSELIZABETH H. CLARKE,
107 Twenty-first Street,
Newport N 3? \nj b
DR. F\ O. 1A/SL1L2S.
ue< Ear, Nose am* Throat Diseases
Office hours: 8:30 A. M. to 12:30 P. M..
2:00 to 5:00 P. M., 7:00 to 8:00 P. M. Sun
??.ys, 9:00 to 11:00 A. M. Room 5, first
floor. First National Bank. 2Sth street
a;.J Washington avenue.
Newport Newa? Vau
Now Is Your 6nance
To Own a Home.
New 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
cent 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.
Come and let us show it to
Mulford & Edmunds
125 Twenty-fifth St.
Shake Into Your Shoes
Allen's Foot-Kase. a powder for the
feet. It cures painful, swollen, smart?
ing, nervous feet and Instantly takes
the sting out of corns and bunions.
It's the greatest comfort discovery of
the age. Allen's Foot-Ease makes
tight or new shoes fee! easy. It is a
certain cvire Icf s-.vsntlng. callous and
hot, tired, aching feet. Try it today.
Sold by all druggists and shoe stores.
Trial package FREE. Address Allen
S. Olmsted, Le Roy. N. Y.
MILITARY POST FLAGS.
Patriotic and Inspiring Dally Inchlent of
the Lowering of 01<1 Glory.
Now when the sunset gun is llrctl nt a
United States militiiry post. Old Glory
comes down amid most impressive cero
monics and not as formerly when loosened
halyards allowed the Hag to descend with
a run, to fall on tho ground and be bun?
dled up In a manner that bore no marks
of tho respect due to the emblem of our
nation. The old and unseemly modo of
procedure has been entirely ohuuged,
thanks to a patriotic sentiment that de?
manded that all ceremonies having to do
with the stars and stripes bo performed
decently and In order. It was In response
to that sentiment that tho army board on
drill regulations adopted an entirely now ,
and most effective system and one that f
was suggested and urged by Captain W.
R. Hamilton of tho Seventh United States
Immediately before tho time of lowering
the Hog tho force at the post "full in"
ready for roll call at the foot of the staff,
where every man can see the stars and
stripes as they are Illumined by the part?
ing rays of the sun. Then comes tho meas?
ured roll call, followed by the buglers
sounding a "retreat." When tho last noto
of the bugle Is heard, the gun Is fired, and
all tho men are brought to "attention."
If they are armed, arms tiro presented, and
visitors and bystanders always remove
Then the band, which stands on tho
parapet, immediately below tho flay;, plays
"Tho Star Spangled Banner." When tho
playing begins, tho flag starts down, not
hurriedly, but deliberately and in rhythm
with tho music. As the moving air fans
Its bright folds, that ore given un impulsta
by the measured motions of tho halyards,
they wave In time to tho music and pcr
feot the harmony of sound, action and sen?
When the last bar of patriot la muslo is
completed and the final Inch of tho hal?
yards played out, the flog Is not allowed
to touch the ground. A sergeant and his
detail stand ready to recolvo It, and four
men appointed for tho purpose take it in
their outstretched arms and fold it care?
fully. Then it Is carried to tho guard?
house, placed In a box especially provided
for it nnd kept under careful guard until
tho morning.?New York Horald.
LITERATURE OF CHILDHOOD.
A Mother's Notebook Can lie Made a True
Romance of Human Nature.
Floronoe Hull Wlnterburn, writing of
keeping "A Mothor's No to book" In Tho
Woman's Homo Companion, claims this in
favor of such a rocord:
"It is chiefly for her own instruction
and guidanoe that a mother needs to keep
some kind of nursery notebook. For tho
refreshment of her memory when pntionco
Is likely to fall and for the reawakening
of dulled sympathy with childish moods
as well as for the enlightenment of others
to whom she may choose to impart, her ex?
periences the results of her labor will
more than repay her for the trouble taken.
"She need follow no rulos, nor even at?
tempt to make rogular entries, unless sha
has inollnation for the task. Facts bear?
ing upon physical variations aro extreme?
ly valuable, and It Is wlso to note tho
weight and growth of a child at regular
Intervals to necertaiu whether ho Is devel?
oping normally. Even more important
are observations upon his general health,
temperament, disposition and tho use ho
makes of his faculties.
"Although the mother herself may not
be aware of the standard ho should attain,
her statemont of facts may giro tho clew
to a physician when puzzling symptoms
show themselves. Often deafness and de?
fects of vision might be prevented if tho
early signs of their coming on had been
heeded. A single incident in a person's
life may give the keynote of his character."
Tears are usually governed by tho nerv?
ous system and the nature of the mental
excitement. Children cry from pain when
thuro is an undeveloped state of psychio
emotion. With years tho emotional nature
of human beings becomes mora highly de?
veloped and seems to take the part of the
purely physical as far aa the lachrymal
system Is conoerned.
Men oan stand the most intense physical
suffering without .shedding tears, and yet
may shed them on the slightest provoca?
tion of sorrow, happiness or anger.
With them there is always an actuat?
ing cause, but there are men as well us
women who can shed tears without any
apparent reason whatever.
I know a lawyer who can weep copious?
ly when defending the most desperate
criminal, in whoso personality he cannot
possibly have an interest. It may bo that
he is able to work himself into an imagi?
native state of feeling, just as persons do
without design when they become suffi?
ciently interested in a novel to weep over
tho fate of the heroine, or he may huve been
born with the power to weep at will.
Otherwise I cannot account for it.?St.
Axt Austrian Dogberry.
The "Vienna men of luw have recently
distinguished themselves in a unique man?
ner. A Wachau peasant had been caught
In the criminal act of throwing stones nt
rabbits. He had not hit them, and tho
rabbits had decamped without so much as
suspecting the attack, but the peasant
was hauled before the high courts of jus?
tice. His defense was that the rabbits had
been close to his garden and that he had
only tried to frighten the greedy rodents
off his cabbages. All the same, ho was
condemned to three days' Imprisonment.
The peasant appealed against the sentence,
but In vain. If a rabbit hod been killod,
said the authorities, tho peasant would
certainly have stolen it, and stealing n rab?
bit was an unlawful action. And thus tho
man from Wachau went to prison for threo
days, and the wlso judges of Vienna have
bounded into fame for their new method
of applying tho "If" and "and" theory.?
CidereoV Ham. .
Cidered ham is an old PennsylvanlaVilsh
that might have been set fyforo William
Penn himself. Wash nnd scrub u rather
small ham and soak for 24 hours. Wipe
dry, put in a largo granite or agate kettlo
and cover with cider, neither too sweet nor
yet hard. Boil gently, allowing about 15
minutes to tho pound. When tender, al?
low it to cool in tho cider. Servo with a
garnish of aspic jelly and vegetables or
?lice thin and serve by itself or In sand?
In Palestine tho swallows aro allowed
tho freedom not only of the houses and liv?
ing rooms, but of tho mosques and snored
tombs, where they build their nests and
rear their young.
Drlmtaldvlckhllllchuttan is the naiuo of
a small hamlet In the Isle of Mull, con?
taining not more than a dozen Inhabitants.
CLEVELAND. O.. Sept. IS.?Senator
Kyle continues to improve and there is
every chance of his recovery from the
stroke of apoplexy.
and Family Liquor Store
BSTflBblSHED IN IS88.
Is the place for you to buy yonr
Wines and Liquors for Cooking an?
No Loud Talking
or Singing-, discuss?
ing of I'oiitics, Na?
tionality or Reli?
gion. All who
cannot comply with
these rules are re?
quested to spend
their time and mon?
All orders by mall will receive
No. UXt WA8HT N QTON AVTCNUTS,
P. O. Box 1?. NEWPORT NS5W8. VJK.
HESAPEAKE & OHIO RAILWAY
J FOR RICHMOND, WASHING?
TON, LYNCHBURG, CINCINNATI.
LOUISVILLE. CHICAGO, ST. LOUIS.
&C. MOUNTAIN RESORTS AND
Schedule in effect June 26,
WEST Hu UND. I 6&'l]_N?rT
LVNewport Nevvsl 8 OOul
Ar_Richiiiond ....1 10 15a]
Lv Richmond 10 30a
Ar Lynehburg ...( 3 nop
Ar Null lirldg
Ar Clifton Forge | 7 30pj
Ar Clifton Eo
Ar Va. Hot Spr'gs
Ar White Sulphu
Ar SU Louis .I.| 6 56p
"Daily except Sunday. Other tlmo
Nos. 5 and 1 Mountuin Resorts train
dally to Richmond and excv?pt Sunday,
Richmond to Ronceverte.
Parlor Car Old Foint to Ronceverta
No. 1 with Pullman daily Richmond
to Cincinnati, Louisvlll? and St. Louis.
No. 3 with Pullman dally Old Point to
Hlnton, Cincinnati and Louisville.
Meals served on dining cars on Nos.
1 and 3 west of Gordonsville.
TRAINS LEAVE NEWPORT NEWS
FOR OLD POINT
Week days 10 30 a, 1115 a and 1, 3, 6,
C 05 and C If. p m.
Sundays only U 15 a and 1, 3, 6, 6 05,
7, 8 and 9 p m.
FOR NORFOLK. |Extra|No. 2|gj"o. 4
i Trip. I dai.
Lv. Newport News .1 8 20a|1116a| 6 06p
Ar Norfolk . 9 15a 12 16p 7 05p
Ar Portsmouth .. ...1 |12 28p| 7 20p>
Steamer Louise leaves Portaraoutfi
daily 6 40 a m and 3 SO p m. lieavea
Norfolk T 00 a m. 9 35 a m and 3 30 p rrs
for Newport News.
For tickets and other Information a4>*
ply to E. W. ROBINSON, Ticket Agen^,
JOHN D. POTTS.
Asst. Gen. Passenger Agt,
HE NORFOLK & WASHING
i TON STEAMBOAT COMPANY.
The New and Powerful Iron Palaca
Steamers Newport News, Washington
and Norfolk will leave daily as fofc
Steamers leave Portsmouth, foot
of North street at. 6:00 p. m.
Leave Norfolk, foot of Mathews
street at. 6:45 p. m.
Leave Old Point at. 6:45 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.10:50 am
Ar. New York at.. .. 1:25 p m..2:15pna
South bound, B. & O. R. R. Penn. R. St,
Lv. New York at....11:30 a m..1:00 P ra
Lv. Philadelphia at. 1:33 p m..3:18 P m
Ar. in Washington .. 4:30 p m..6:18 p US
Steamers leave Washington at 6:30 p m
Arrive Fortress Monroe at.... 7:00 a na
Arrive Norfolk at . 8:00 a m
Arrive at Portsmouth at. 8:30 am
The trip down the historic Potomao
nver and Chesapeake Bay on the el*?
gant steamers of this company Is ufiu
surpassed. The steamers are compar?
atively new, having been built la 1891?
and are fitted up in the "most luxuri?
ant manner, with electric lights, cali
bell, and steam heat In each 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 steamships
Jamestown, Guyandotte, Princess Anna
and Old Dominion leave New Yorlc
every day except Sunday at 8:83
P. M., for Norfolk and Newport Newo?
touching at Fortress Monroe on ttM
south bound trip.
The ships of this line leave NorfolM
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 .? 8.98
First-class, round trip. Including
meals and berth . J1S.00
Steerage, without subsistance.... 4.50
Steamer Luray arrives from Smith.
field and leaves for Norfolk daily ex
I cept Sunday at 8:00 A. M. Returning
leaves Norfolk from Bay Line wharll
every day except Sunday at 3:00 P. M,
M. B. CROWELL, Agent.
f ERCHANTS & MINERS TRANS?
IT.! PORTATION CO.'S STEAMSHIP
LINES FOR BOSTON, PROVIDENCH
Leave Newport News, via Norfolk foe
Boston every Monday. Wednesday and
Friday, sailing from Norfolk at |:SQ P.
M. Leaves for Providence TueSdaya,
Fridays and Sundays at 5:30 P. M.
Leave Newport News for Baltimore
Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sun,
days at 5 P. M-. connecting for Wash?
ington. Philadelphia and New YorK.
Fare to Baltimore, one way, $3; round
trip; $5, including stateroom berth. Ac?
commodations and cuisine un?
equalled. Freight and passenger*
taken for all points north and south.
For further information apply to
L. C. SAUNDIiRBr"Agent,
Newport News, V?.
W. P. TURNER, G. P. A.
J. C. WHITNEY, T. M.
General office, Baltimore. MdL
THE STEAMER S. A. irCALU
will leave Newport News wtt?
both freight and passengers for Peters?
burg every Monday, Wednesday an*
Friday about ?:15 A. M., and will leara
Newport News for Norfolk every Tuea-t
day, Thursday and Saturday about S:S6
Will leave Noi-folk every Monday,
Wednesday and Friday at 6:00 A. M,
sharp. J. W. PHILLIPS,
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