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ON FOREIGN SHORES
The Powers Present an Ulti?
matum to the Suitan,
BRITISH SAILORS LANDED
Crete to lie Wrented from i lie Tmk. Cain
of the Chinese ICmiiernr** Downfall.
He May ltd A???K?In!ltctl. Si Inn
tlou hi the Somtitu.
CANDIA, ISLAND ' >!?" CRKTE Sept
29.?Edhem Pasha, the Turkish govern
or. who is ehieliy blamed for the re?
cent rioting here. has been deprived of
the governorship, and started for
The delays and subterfuges in com?
plying with the orders of Admiral Noel,
the British commander in tires,- waters,
increase. The Turkish authorities have
ceased surrendering arms and are pre?
tending that the disarmament has been
completed. The British othcers pro?
pose to search suspected houses. They
have discovered that many of ihe men
surrendered to Admiral Noel as ring?
leaders of the rioting are innocent,
while tin- guilty are still at liberty.
A detachment of son British 'blue
Jackets was paraded through the town
Djvaedo Pasha, the local Turkish
military commander, ban consented to
remove the Turkish troops to the sub?
PARIS. Sept. 29.?II is reliably re?
ported that the ultimatum or the pow?
ers to Turkey regarding the Island of]
(.?rote was presented to the sultan i
THE CHINESE < '< >UP.
PEKIN, Sepi. 27. via SM A NC HA I.
Sept. 29.?The developments ol Palace
affairs eontirm the belief thru the em?
peror, by the radical i-i forms which he
had decreed, prepared himself tor ihe
blow struck by the dowager empress.
The successive edicts furnish a historj
of the trend of affairs. The emperor's
chief advisor. Kany Yuwel. obtained
unbounded inlluem.vor him and in?
spired the reforms. The ollicial classes
opposed him, and consulted Ihe dow?
ager empress as to ue aos fur nullifying
AFRAID OF THE JAPANESE.
The current story is that Ihe im?
mediate cause of il.mperor's down?
fall was that he a|.ared one day in
European clothes. This offense, II ap?
pears, was aggravated by the arrival
in China of the Marquis llo, the Jap?
anese statesman, which alarmed the
palace officials as foreshadowing
Japanese domination n the empire's
councils. Thereupon, the dowager em?
press acted with wonderful promptness
and deposed her n< phew before t lie
Pekin people were aware that she had
1ft the summer pah. Kane Vtiwei,
foreseeing trouble, tied two davs before
the crisis. His followers were arrested
llsuying K'Ouel. whose dismissal
from the Chinese foreign ollle ; >i;it
secured by the Rritlslh minister some
time ago on the ground .!' hay faith,
has been reappolnted.
EMPEROR'S LI EE Si UTI HIT.
The announcement of the emperor's
death is expected soon, and the downg-r
empress is likely to appoint a figure
head as his successor, retaining ihe *'
One report says the empre-? ha;:
strong views regarding Russian ag?
gression in Manchuria. and that
though she is likely to restore l.i Hung j
Chung to pow-n^, she is not likely to
-iaamiJiijSjlaie-r"nis Russian leanings.
LONDON, Sept. 30.?The Pekin cor?
respondent of the Times telegraphing
"Six reformists, namely. Kann
Yuwei's brother, one censor and tout
head clerks ol" the cabinet, including a
son of the governor or I In Poi. were
executed today for alleged eonsinraey
against the dowagi r empress.
"There is no i-xoitcmcnl I here and
everything is pr.-dim; as usual."
MARCH A N D UNAUTHORIZED.
i By Telegraph.)
LONDON. Sept. 29.?The Cairo cor?
respondent or the Daily Telegraph
"The Sirdar will become the first gov?
ernor-general or thefSoiKlan, and may
hold that post for n time, but he will
re-sign the Sirdarship.
"Major Marchand was in straits
when the Sirdar arrived, and was Kind
to receive supplies from Ihe latter,
without which he would have been
compelled to uuil Fash,,da. Major
Marchand was unable to show any au?
thority from Die French government for
holding the place."
KITCHENER'S I? HNC.S.
LONDON. Sept. 30.?A dispatch lo the
Daily Mail from Capetown says: Oone
ral Kitchener has cabled to Cecil
Rhodes that in- has established a post
south or Fashoda and asks: "W hen
are von coming up?"
MANILA. Sepi. 30.?The declaration
or independence was ratified at Malolos
yesterday amid great festivities. A re?
view of tin- troops was held, sp.dies
and recitations were delivered. The
feature or tin- ceremonies was ihe ad?
dress or Aguinaldo. Many foreigners
attended the state ball in ihe evening,
hut no American oflieinls were present.
any information. M. E. Bishop, a I
slander, is the only white cltiz
wounded. The negroes have no, slv"
up on the streets today. and ii
thought tin- operators will keep tin
within the stockades until tie cxeil
TRAIN ROBBERS ROUTED.
The Courageous Crew Cave ;he Pa
dits a Warm Ree. ption.
DENVER, COL.. Sept. 29.- -The offi?
cials of the Denver an,! Pi,, Grand
Railroad and of the Denver and Pi
Grande express company are receiving
congratulations today on the success
resistance of an attempted robbery
the western express near Hues ted.
last night by four or live masked in
Engineer Henry S. Minman. Firoir
Frank H. Re nnett. Conductor o, p..
Crart, Train Porter Many Hart and
the brakemen, are the men who pin the
robbers lo flight. About thirty shot.
were tired. Express Messenger I-:. M
Sherwood, formerly a cowboy, stuck t,
his post while dynamite was being ex
ploded underneath and on top or tin
. car and fired on ihe robbers. A re
ward of ?300 has been offered for eac
or the men captured. A posse with ;
bloodhound Is ut. their lrf.il.
THE ARMY INVESTIGATION*. j
The Inquiry Is Proceeding With Judi- j
WASHINGTON. Sept. 23.?The war j
investigation committee confined Itself [
at its afternoon session today to thu
examination and classification of com?
plaints which have been made to the
President. A large number of such
complaints have been received at the
White House. They came yesterday
in the form of letters, and are for the |
most part from relatives of enlisted
men. Those examined in this scssi
deal In the main with Camp WikotY. !
art! Camp Thomas, but some of t
letters also malte charges concerning
el her camps. They relat- especially t.
the 1.1 served to the soldiers and t.
hospital accommodations, and none ot
-hi m was of a verv striking characte
One lady, whose son is stationed i
Honolulu wrote that he was encamped
on a centipede hill, and said that his
f.! was insufficient to meet his de?
mands. She asked the President to see
that he had better care. Circular let?
ters were sent to all the writers of these
complaints, asking them to make their
charges s|.ilie and In stale whether
they snoke from personal knowledge
or rrom report.
one of the loiters read today iva?
from Dr. Sims, of Chattanooga. It
was written to a friend in Ohio in re?
sponse to an inquiry for the facts in
regard to Camp Thomas, and was for
warded by the person who bad receiv?
ed ii lo the President. Dr. Sims said
in this letter that there was no justili- I
cation for the charge that the site of]
11.amp was not desirable. U w
he said, admirable. The doctor said
the beginning of the camp's career i
hispital facilities were limited, bill that
Lhese had I.II increase.1 until they
iv.-iT adequate .t the demands
made upon them.
Tie- committee expects to begin t.
take testimony n.-xt week. General
Wheeler is expected to be among the
hist v. Itnesses called.
Tl.xiimination of complaints In lhe|
President was continued at the after?
noon session. A decision was reached
at this session to include in the work
an inquiry into the conduct of the War
Department in the pacilic as w.-ll as
in Hie Atlantic region, ami to this end
letters were written to General M.-r
riam. in command of the Department
of the Pacilic. I.. General < n is. i.
man.I of tic Philippines and to <;,.
era I Merritt, who occupied this lati
post until recent I v. The letter to Ge
oral Merrill is as follows:
"We have the honor ;.. request y.
to furnish us. as early as possible, with
such informal ion as you may posS'
as to the adequacy or Inadequacy
tic quartermaster. commlssarv a
medical supplies, ami medical staff
the iroops meler your command while!
in this country, while en route. Mni
While you Wele 111 <.Ulli lid tit MUtlllil
and whether or nol such supplies wer
promptly and sudiclentlv issued to th
Hoops. Also as lo the proper and im
piop.-r preparation of the transport
lor the transportation of your troop
lo your slat. We would' also '
pleased lo he informed as to t he ra .lo
ISSIIe.I to the Hoops."
The letters to Gener als Merrle m ami
oiis are copies ..f the letter to General
Merrill except that Merrinr. is asked!
to supply information cor-eerning the'
ex.Ilion to Hawaii.
GAI.I.ANTi: V ItV'WA 11DEP.
Two I lei.s of ' anting.. Made Gener?
als in Regular Army.
WASII'-'GTON, Sept. 20.?Mnjor
Genera' Hamilton S. Hawkins, f. S.
Voluu'eers, colonel Twentieth Infantry,
wh-' commanded Hie uivisi .n w hich
uplureil San Juan hill in the s.ml
i-'s ti-hl at Santiago, has h. ap?
ple.I a brigadier-general in the reg
r army I., till the vacancy caused
the r.in retirement of General
William II. Graham.
nine diately after receiving Iiis com.
ssion he was placed on the retired
list on his application under the thirty
cars' service clause and this will cu?
bic the President lo similarly advance
.aJor-General .1. P. Kent. P. S. V..
.lonel Twentieth infant" to the grade
I brigailier-geiieral in the regular
i*my. General Kent commanded Hut
iug ..I' General Shallot's army which |
ffocted the gallant capture of Caney
i the first .lay's light for which Ser?
ie,- he was promoted to the present
ml; of major-general of volunteers.
;. nerals I law kins and Kent tire vet
rans of the civil war and were both
ro\ el led several .s for gallant
i.rii..rious services .luring thai .
iei. . leneral 1 law kins was born in j
OUIh Carolina, hut was a|.tilled I.
te .limy from New York. Genera'
lent is a native of Pennsylvania am!
as appointed fr in Hull Stale. Until
Hi, . is aie graduates of West P..it
1.. A. W. .NATIONAL MEET.
hniill Crowd Present ami Pew of the
i 'racks Were Hiding.
PH I LADEl-PM IA. Sept. 2'.).-AU I.ut
wo of the professional bicycle riders |
via, have formed the National Racing
?vcllKls' Union ami refused I., ride on
w'iy track under I.. A. W. auspices re?
named Irm- lo th.-ir promises today
ind look no pan in the National Cir
-tiii meet at Woodside Park. The two
who signed the agreement to hoyc.l
Hie I.. A. W'.. hill who w.-re in today's
rac.-s. wer..- Hobby Thompson and Ar
hie MeEachern. of Toronto. Friends
if the men stale that their sympathies
ire with the new organization, lull that
te- existence of a contract with the
track management compelled them to
Tic- attendance was very small, hut
t!.vents were pulled off. The pro?
fessional events were:
one-third mile, championship, pro?
fessional?Tom Butler, of Boston, won:
Bobby Thompson. Toronto, second;
Hoben Wallhour. Atlanta, third: Weis?
fausmer, Philadelphia, fourth. Time.
Five-mile championship, professional
Walter Poloman, Boston, won: Fred
'ilus. New York, second; Nat Butler,
toston, bird. .1. P. Colgan. Trenton,
?ui'tli. Time, 10.42.
GENTRY ol'TPAOKH PATCIIE.V.
Immense Crowd Witnesses t
Fastest Race This Year.
;PRIXGFIELD. II.I... Sept. 2!l.?.
? slate fair today in the presence
crowd of ?0,000 people. John It. Ge
defeated Joe Pat. hen with ease
in.Hcli race for a $5.000 part
Iclieh was the favorite with the ii
use audience, but the horse was not
tin- liest of condition, and was never
lie- race al any time. Gentry was
iveii by Andrews ami Patched by
.tie. Tile first heat was won in 2.04
ami the second in 2.01! 1-2. anil
irler Newton Imus announced thai
was Hi.- fastest race of the year, and
III I ha I i; WHS tile best two eollSecl
?? h.ais ever done by Star Point?
? P.itchen or Robert .1. The condi
ns for I he l a.-.- were that both heats
lie purse. N.-itlier horse broke during
EITZ LEE IN WASHINGTON.
WASHINGTON. Sept. 29.?Major
General Fitzhugh Lee arrived in Wash?
ington iliis evening from Richmond,
where he made a brief slop on his
way from Jacksonville. He was sum
money by Secretary Alg.-r. presumably
for a conference with the President
jand the War Deparment officials rela?
tiv.- to the s.-n.ling of troops to Cuba.
We hav.- houses and lots in all sections
New pol l News for S.'llC. LoWeSl
'?"s- Powell Br,,s. & Ring, 2
Dr. NT. Jackson, homeopathlst. has
located a! No. 123 Twenty-ninth street,
hiii.I offers his services to the public of
Newport New?. aep-29-lm
. who gradu
this year.'de- \
s in the box.
West. E. L. Cunningham/. S. G. Barn
stand. Joseph Webster. (?Charles Shep
pard. W. H. Rohrback. IX R. Laird. H
McFall. Misses Nellie (p'Donnell, Ella
Gray and Willie Powe!
ated at the high school
posited ? their gold medn
Mr. M. II. Lash and W. JR. McFall de
posited souvenirs of Ithe battleship
Maine, and Mr. J. A. IWrshbe.rg a sou?
venir of the battleship Kearsarge
now under course of ? construction at
the shipyard. Dr. wj F. Cooper and
Attorney James Carte/?" Cook handed in
tln ir professional curias. The rules and
regulations of the ptoard of School
Trustees were also placed in the stone.
Shortly before 7 'o'clock last evening
the lire biddies [began to assemble at
the Casino buildjlng. where the grand,
banquet in hoiioJr of the visitors, had
been prepared .under the supervision
of ?"aieier Ceoi/ge Loshe, manager of]
Mackey's restaujrant, who hud prepared
a rei>ast calcula/lcd to tempt the palate
of tin epicure./ On four long tables]
stretching frond one end of the building j
tu the other (Covers were laid for 250 |
The laddies mere hungry arter their
long tramp, a/ml they attacked the vi?
ands with the/ same enthusiasm and en?
ergy with wlJich they have tackled and
defeated mn/.v a tire.
In a few nfinutes the tallies looked as
if a oyeloioe had struck them. T
"first table'/ tlicn gave place to the s
cohd. which also did lull justice to t..
excellent ol"llalion of which the follow
ing menu Kill give an idea:
/ M KM".
I lleef. Smithfleld Ham. ;
Chicken jSalad. Potato Salad, i
I Mot Cream Biscuits.
Celer/V- Olives. |
i Export Peer,
j Claret Punch.
The C.i'sino was handsom. ly decor
tiled will? Hags and red, white and blue
bunting Changing in graceful restoons
from the gallery balustrades.
The metjubers of the Volunteer Fire- I
men's Association of Philadelphia, the |
guests ol' Aonor or the ocaslon, were
reived wit pi -ound after round of ap
plausc whe'i they Hied into the banquet |
Mayo- Moss and Mr. William Abies,
hlstor'.an ol' the Volunteer Firemen's I
As ???.elation, of Philadelphia, occupied
S(-ats at the head of (be table.
After the feasting was over. Mr. A
L. Powell, of tin- Citizen's Executive
Committee, introduced Mayor Moss,
who, in proposing Pennsylvania. Ken- J
tueky. Maryland. North Carolina and
Virginia, as a toast, made a felicitous |
little speech: the toast was drunk
Th.-n the speaker of the evening, Mr.
William Abies, was introduced. Owing j
to the confusion in ihe hall at the time
it was dillieult for the Philadelphia
veteran to make himself heard, a
only a few of those nearest to him wi
able lo understand his excellent spee
alt hough it was delivered in a strong |
and clear voice.
Mr. Abb s' address was frequently ap?
plauded by Ihe red-coated Virginians,
who were evidently fully in sympathy
with the patriotic sentiment expressed
Loud calls were here made for the
retiring secretary. Mr. George G. Cum
ming, of Portsmouth, but he had
modestly withdrawn frum the room and |
could not be round.
Mr. Powell then* introduced Colonel]
Tom Hall, of the Louisville Courier
.Journal staff, who represents a veteran |
volunteer association of his city,
made a clever little speech which]
abounded with happy allusions to the
"fair daughters of Virginia." He was
proud in the reception which he had
been accorded in Newport News and I
hoped to have the privilege or returning]
some of ihe courtesies extended him.
This part of the program was brought !
to :i elose by a long list of "three
cheers." which seemed to include
everybody from the number of times I
the performance was repeated and from
Ihe vim with which the cheers were]
After ihe banquet was over several of J
Ihe bands gathered on the Cnsi
grounds and discoursed a number of
ACCIDENT TO MR. D. S. JONES.
The accident w hich occurred to Mr. !
D. S. Jones yesterday a few minutes
after the parade had started is deeply
regretted. A number of people called
at the residen.if Dr. A. C. Jones last
night to inquire after the condition
his bother. Among the callers we
visiting firemen and bandmen. who had j
been apprised of the accident. Mr.
Jones has taken a great interest in
the convention, devoting much or his
time to details and contributing liber?
ally lo make it a success. It was un?
fortunate that he could not witness the]
happy culmination of the parade. Mr.
Jones is painfully bruised about the
body, but has no broken bones, and it [
is thought lie will recover in a few
days. Every member of the Citize
Executive Committee called to SCO 2
Jones last night.
AT THE OPERA HOUSE.
The concert given at Johnson's Opera j
House last night by the Stonewall Bri- '
gadc Band was listened to by an appre?
ciative audience. Every number on
the program provoked an outburst or I
applause, and the audience went into |
ecstacy over the rendition of a descrip?
tive piece entitled the "Nigger in the
Barnyard." which illustrated life in a
Southern country barnyard, where I
ringing of cow bells, the crowing of |
roosters, stamping of horses, songs i
negroes, etc., were heard. Mr. W. I
Sehmid's clarinet solo was so well r<
ceived that he was compelled to rise
several times and acknowledge the |
compliment paid him. The concert
closed ui.h a selection entitled "South-!
ern Melodies" that winds up .vith
"Dixie." The hand will leave for |
Staunton this afternoon.
LOUD IN THEIR PRAISES.
The visitors were loud in their praise
of the citizens' Executive Committee!
Tor the courtesies extended to them, and
Cnterer Loshe also came in for a lib
oral amount or praise. One enthusias?
tic Phoebus llreman remarked between
his vigorous monihfuls: "1 have been
lo lots of conventions, hut this beats
any lay out I have struck yet.
Tin- hoys along the route of the
parade wer.- captivated by the bewi
firing manner in which T. J. Smith,
drum major or ihe Phoebus banjx
twirled his baton. If any NewpoSt
News mothers lose broomsticks in th\
near futuri>and lind them in the band!*
of ambitious sons who aspire to be*
drum majors they will know whose
shoulders to lav the blame upon.
PROGRAM FOB TOI?Y.
The twelfth annual convention ol the I
Virginia Slate Firemen's Association
w ill close today arter the following |
program is carried out:
9 A. M.?Prize drill?prize $25.00.
10 A. M.?Hook and ladder contest?
10:30 A. M.?Interstate reel contest
11 A. M.?Reel contest (Association!
teams only),?first prize $50.00. second |
prize $25.00. A
12 M.?Reel contest (open to the |
world),?prize trumpet and $25.00.
2:30 "P. M.?Reel contest (open to the |
world) ?prize $250.00.
3 P. M.?Presentation of r~i=es at ttie-1
Largest uniform body?prize $25,00.
8 P. M.?Moonlight excursion by Hat .
mony Hose Company, free to firemen)1
on steamer Pocahontas, from p!or No, t.
The conteetB vvlll take place on West
avenue, between Twenty-sixth and
Follower, of ffeiley will Build aa Kdlflce
in Thin City.
New-port News will shortly have an?
other Methodist church.
Local trustees for the Wesley Meth?
odist Episcopal Church of the United
States of America were appointed bv
Judge Harham In the Corporation
Court yesterday afternoon and a house
of worship will be erected at once on
Lafayette avenue, between Thirty
fourth and Thirty-fifth streets
Messrs. W. P. Shepherd and E. D.
Cauman, as the committee represent?
ing the Wesley Methodist Episcopal
Church of the United States of Ameri?
ca, appeared before Judge Barham in
the Corporation Court and asked to
have the following named gentlemen
appointed and confirmed as trustees for
the Newport News church: Samuel
Pearson. W. A. S. Adams, Walker Da?
vis. George Wells. E. D. Cauman and
Judge Harham complied with the re?
quest, and the church was authorized to
lease land for building purposes.
It is learned from authoritative
sources that the church will lease from
the Old Dominion Land Company a lot
on Lafayette avenue, between Thirty
fourth and Thirty-fifth streets. on
which will erect a bouse of worship.
The lot will be either 4 or 5 in block
SAO. The church will 1?; built on the
west side of the avenue.
The lease will run for two years with
the privilege of purchasing the proper?
ty at the expiration of that time.
There are a number of followers of
the Wesleyan Methodist Episcopal
church in this community and it is un?
derstood that the new church ? I: :>tart
out under favorable coiy'-Mons and
with a gratifying mem'.etvhip.
Justice Ptnwn disposed of live eases
in the Police Court yesterday in the
preser.ee of the audience that gathers
'"'the Police Court room regularly
The first case called was that of Susie
Dogger, who was charged with disor?
derly conduct. The justice thought the
charge was proved, and he fixed her
line at ill and costs.
Philip Wood forgot that peace had
been declared and that the war was
over and fortified himself against ail
coiners. His honor did not think the
prisoner was justified in carrying his
gun concealed and consequently- fixed
his tine at $20 and costs.
Grace Ann Taylor, a frequent and
well known visitor at the shrine of Jus?
tice Brown, was before his honor
charged with disorderly conduct. She
was found guilty of the charge and her
lined fixed at $6 and costs.
It. F. Haley, proprietor of the Elk
ton Hotel, was before the court on two
charges. The first taken up was that of
doing business without a license. It
seems that Mr. Haley had failed to take
out license to sell tobacco and cigars.
He was fined $6 and costs.
The other charge against this gentle?
man was that of running pool tables
without a license. He was found guilty
of this charge also and the line fixed at
$11 and costs.
Postmaster Fred Read returned from
Washington yesterday morning.
John Garvey, a veteran of the war,
aged 67. died at his boarding house on
Thirty-eighth street Wednesday.
The annual conference of the Wash?
ington Avenue Methodist church, for a
revision of the membership roll, was
held Wednesday night.
Revival services, which have been in
progress,at the Chestnut Avenue Meth?
odist church, will close this eve
enlng. There have been ten conversions.
The' meetings were conducted by Rev.
M. S. Colonna, assisted by Rev. T. J.
Mrs. Julian Quesenberry has return?
ed to her home on Hampton avenue.
Mr. Ed. M. Holt and family have re?
turned home after spending a month at
the Mineral Springs Hotel. Chase City.
Va. They were accompanied by Mr. O.
J. Hayes, ex-mayor of Chase City and
brother-in-law of Mr. Holt.
There were only two deeds admitted
To" Tecord in the clerk's office of the
Corporation Court yesterday, that of tire
Old Dominion Land Company to I. Eu?
gene White, consideration $1.200, and W.
R. Jones to F. J. King trustee, consid?
A bicycle belonging to Secretary C.
C. Kent, of the Y. M. C. A., was stolen
Wednesday afternoon and has, not been
recovered. The wheel was left by Mr.
Kent in the hallway of the postoffice
building, in which the Y. M. C. A. quar?
ters are located, and was taken about
I o'clock in the afternoon.
Her Burin* Prove ratal.
Little Catherine McPherson. the six
teen-months-old daughter of Mr. and
.Mrs. ?. McPherson. died yesterday
tit the residence of her parents on
Twenty-sixth street in East End. Death
was caused by burns received by the
child last Monday. The time of the fu?
neral has not yet been decided upon.
The death of little Catherine was a
surprise to her parents and attending
physician. She was in the kitchen last
Monday morning and accidentally fell
into a large pan of hot water. She was
painfully burned, but at the time it was
not believed that her injuries were se?
rious. The child continued to improve
Tuesday and was much better yester?
Yesterday morning at 3:30 o'clock the
girl's mother had occasion to see her
ehild and was horrified to find her dead
in bed. Life had departed only a short
COLUMBIA WANTS A CAMP.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 2?.?Senator
McLaurin, of South Carolina, accom?
panied by Hie mayor and a delegation
nf Columbia. S. C. citizens, called on
secretary Alger today and urged that
it permanent camp be established at
that place. Senator McLaurin will see
Ihe secretary again tomorrow, as no de.
eision was reached today.
SANTIAGO DE CUBA, Sept.. 29.?
Senor Dometrio Castilly has accepted
the position offered him of representa?
tive of General Wood in the country
districts ami will enter upon his duties
immediately. His salary has been fixed
at $3.8??./ The appointment is much ap?
preciated by the Cubans. Senor Castil?
lo ?Vas appointed governor of Santiago
l-J?" General Garcia, but was not recog?
nized as holding the position by the
'American government. The friction
with the Cubans.is decreasing daily.
SYRACUSE. Sept. 29.?The Demo?
cratic convention was slow in coming
to order. Hill was cheered and
iCroker was both cheered and hissed.
Permanent Chairman Sehaub sai I in a
speech that the Republicans were on
the run. and that the Democratic
chances are bright. He attacked
Roosevelt as a tax dodger and a non?
resident and then took up Stale issues.
Two thirds of your life is spent In
your shoes. Wear the Mugler Shoe
and make two thirds uf your life com?
? Some men like shoes that will do for
?il occasions, but it must be right. The
Mugler Box Calf Shoe is a gentleman's
shoe in every respect and is always
right. Trv a ?' 2? tf
FOR RENT ? WELL FURNISHED
rooms, with good table board: every
accommodation. Apply 120 Thirty
first street. se29-3t.
ALONG THE WATER FRONT
ITEMS OF 1NTKBKST (UTUEKKU
ABOUT THE PlEKs
Entrances and Clearances at the Cu'tuui |
Boose. List of Ye tots Now In fort.
Other Murine item?.
CALENDAR FOR THIS DAY.
Sun sets .3:20
High water?9:07 A. M. and 9:32 P. M.
Low water?2:53 A. M. and 3:30 P. M.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 29.?Forecast
for Friday, for Virginia?Increasing
cloudiness: showers Friday afternoon;
light to fresh easterly winds increas?
AUKIVALS AMI UE1'AKTIIKG8.
VenHelH Arrived Y ester,Jay.
Schooner C. N. Simmons. Washing?
Schooner Jose Olaverri, Arey, Wash?
Barge A. W. Weston. Boston.
Barge Woodside. Boston.
Barge Clintonla, New York.
Barge Frank Pendleton, New York.
N?wi *if tli?. Navy V*r<f.
Steamer Indrani (Hr.). Gillies, Glas?
Bark San Liugi, (It.), Capiero, Ca
Schooner Alice M. Colburn, McLeod
Barge Belle of Oregon, Providence.
FROM NEWPORT NEWS.
Appomattox. Purness. Withy & Co.
(Ltd.). London. Sept. 20.
Pisa. N. Y. Shipping Co., Hamburg.
Indrani, TJ. S. Shippit.g Co.. Glasgow
Rappahannock, Furness, Withy &
Co. (Ltd.). Liverpool. Oct. 3.
Castleventry. U. S. Shipping Co..
Manchester, Oct. 5.
Kanawha. Furness. Withy ,<t Co
(Ltd.). London. Oct. 12.
Xenia. I". S. Shipping Co., Copenha
| gen. Oct. 15.
Avala. V. S. Shipping Co. Rotterdam.
Olaf Kyrre, U. S. Shipping Co., Leith.
St. Enoch. T-. S. Shipping Co., Ant?
werp. Oct. 15.
Agapanthus. U. S. Shipping Co..
Hamburg, Oct. 15.
Caprivi, U. S. Shipping Co. Bristol.
Greenbrier, Furness. Withy Co.;
(Ltd.), London. Oct. 21.
Rapidan, Purness. Withy & Co.,
(Ltd.), Liverpool. Oct. 24.
Trojan. U. S. Shipipng Co.. Glasgow.
Shenandoah. Furness. Withy & Co..
Liverpool. Oct. 2S.
Leander. U. S. Shipping Co.. Ham?
burg. Oct. 30.
Manningtry, 1.'. S. Shipping Co.. Man?
chester, Oct. 31.
Chiekahominy, Furness. Withy & Co..
(Ltd.). London. Oct. 31.
Croydon, L'. S. Shipping Co., Rotter?
dam; Nov. 1.
St. Marnock. 1'. S. Shipping Co., Ant?
werp. Nov. 10.
Arlington, I:. S. Shinping Co., Leith
FOR NEWPORT NEWS.
Rappahannock, Furness, Withy &
Co.. (Ltd.). Liverpool. Sept. 15.
IVarmoor, Greenock; Sept. 20.
Kanawha. Furness.' Withy & Co..
(Ltd.), London, Sept. 25.
St. Enoch, V. S. Shipping Co., Ant?
werp, Sept. 25.
Rapidan. Furness. Withy & Co..
(Ltd.). Liverpool. Sept. 2s.
Greenbrier. Furness, Withy it Co.,
(Ltd.). London, Oct. 1.
PHILIPPINE REVOLT GROWS.
MADRID. Sept. 29.?Advices from
Hollo report that the ipa????!:-; '".?>??
iurFt??? increasing considerably.
rao inventor or the Bowie. Knife.
Asa hunter James Bowie dkl more t han
credit to his blood and training. Offhand
with a rillo he could bring down a wild
goose flying high overhead . and put lib
bullet iu the neck live times out of seven
But marksmanship bordering on the mar
velous wasacoinmon attribute thereabout
What gave the young sawyer distincMui:
was another story.
Several sorts of another story, in fact
He could not merely shoot deer running
but lasso them in fair chaso over the prairie,
give them a fall, and. If it pleased him so
to do, fetch them in alive and unbanned
Ho could likewise lasso a liurse from the j
wild herds, mount him without, anybody's
help nnd stay upon his back, no mutter
what was done, until the terrified beast
had run himself tame. By way of variety,
sometimes the lasso was cast over a big
bull alligator middling from swamp to
swamp. When it had been drawn taut,
holding tail and jaws in leash, young
Bowio mounted tho scaly hack anil rodi
there, laughing and shouting, while the
astounded saurian went bellowing with
rage toward his swampy haunts.?Martha
McCulloch Williams in Harper's Muga
Boater Bnllfiglits In Seville.
Mr. Stephen Bonsai writes in The Cen?
tury of "Holy Week In Seville." Mr.
Wo aro returning from tho social func?
tion of the week, for, alas, even gay and
luzy Seville has its social functions which
must be borne with. It is the tablado, or
inspection of the black bulls which, with
great pomp and ceremony and ut tho cost
of a king's ransom, aro to be killed to?
morrow by tho most celebrated niatndoros
in tho kingdom. While theru is u great
lack of money in Seville to buy bread
there is always enough money forthcom?
ing, even from the pauper's treasury, to
pay the way Into the bull ring, and every
one in Sevillo who is a good Christian will
attend the Easter bullfight, even if, us
not seldom happens, he has to pawn his
household gods and sacred images to do so.
Sir William Harcourt enlivened the do
hate on tho finance bill ono night, by quot?
ing tho saying of Sydney Smith that the
greatest fools in tho world aro the threo
per conts, and why they rise and why they
fall, for reasons which no sensible man
can understand is one of the marvels of
Pitt's great opponent, Fox, is credited
with a similar remark. He never quite
understood, he said on one occasion, what
the funds were. All he knew about them
was that they were something which went
up und down in tho city, and lie was al?
ways glad when they went down, because
it annoyed Mr. Pitt so much.?Westmin?
An Embarrassing Iletnnml.
We see there is a song by Balfo called
"The First Kiss." Is thero not sonio do
jrrce of dunger In such a title? For in?
stance, what would a shopman think and
how would he behave if a pretty young
lady went up to him and smilingly said:
"If you please, sir, 1 want you to give
me 'Tho First Kiss?" "?London Tit-Bits.
Lion tamers as a rule prefer lions to
lionesses and dislike a troop of both sexes
mixed. In such cases the danger of enter?
ing the den is quadrupled, and mischief is
pretty sure to result sooDcr or later.
Tho various countries of the world now
use 13,400 different kinds of postage
2803 and 2805 Washington Ave 4p
"Will probably want some new things to go
to School in.
"We can do as" well, if not better, for them
hau anyone elfe, and you can depend on anything
we sell you.
Don't forget to look at our stock before 30
buy. Our prices are always the lowest.
Reliable Clothing House,
2714 Washington Avenue.
NEWPORT NEWS, VA.
for these cool fall days and nights.
We would advise the change from the ex?
treme lightweight underwear for the more
comfortable medium weight garments;
which we are offering ' the public in natural
and fawn colored, merino weaves, at excep
Uoi-vcxUir iaw orices.
have become a necessity.
Our showing of these garments is interest?
ing in that they are high grade tailor made
top coats at phenomenally low prices. Stop
in and see them.
Boys' School and Dress Suits.
Boys' School and Dress Shoes,
Boys' Extra Pants.
Mothers' friend Shirt Waists. Just what
you are looking for at this season.
Clothier. Shoer ana
lie Muoier ?e
Is a arood Shoe for
Men and "Women.
Ts always the best.
Is in the'Kami r.f the most exper
iencetl art isans.
The Shoe Itself
Combines quality, style, and ser?
vice in highest degree.
Tt is demonstrated by its host of
wearers and ever increasing demand .
indie all kinds of good wearing
er Furnishings and Hats is
d as our shoes and our hals
Mogler Shoe <SHat Co.,
2704 Washington Avenue.
NEWPORT NEWS. VIRGINIA.
Strict r*'?"t!(in ai't to rrail ^>r?t??.
mrs. m. e. doswell,
No. 103 27th Street.
First class table and pleas?
ant rooms. Terms reason?
able, july 3-Gm
DR. F". O. \A/Jt_LJS?
Fije, Ear, Nose aw1 Throat Diseases
Oiilee hours: 8:S0 A. M. to 12:30 P. M.,
2:00 to 5:00 P. M , 7:00 to S:C0 P. M. Sun
'"??ys. 9:00 to 11:00 A. M. Room 5, first
floor. First National Bank, 2Sth strest
Bi.d Washington evenue 1
Newport Newa, V*.
Patronize Home Industry
Having doubled our force we are now
prepared to fdl all orders promptly for
EL MARCO CIGARS
Factory, No. 2.402 Washington ave?
nue, over old Armory. jyl9-6m
. NEWPORT NEWS CIGAP CO..
P. O. P,ox S5
L. BOOT AND SHOE MASKS,
REPAIR WOTU? A SPECIALTY.
UM W?fb'r.<rtor ?t-cbim.
Are buying real estate now before the
big boom begins.
More than $100,000 worth of real
estate has changed hands in Newport
News in tt. past three week. Now is
the time to put your money in real
estate if you want to get wealth out
of the present movement. If you are
going to invest don't fail to come and
see us. We have some splendid bar?
gains in business, residence and sub
line prollt in a few weeks.
Irwin Tucker SCo.,
RE.fiL ESTATE, RENTAL AND INSUR?
WasUfnflton five & 28tii St