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Market Quotations From the
Leading" Business Centers.
N NEW a
Hampton bureau oi CHi? Baily Press,
Phoebus Bank Building, King Street. Telephone No. 18.
NEW YORK MONEY MARKET.
NEW YORK. Nov. 30.?Mone-- on call,
steady at 2<fi>2 1-2 per cent.; last loan. 2
per cent.: prime mercantile paper, 3 1-4 |
<ff4 1-4 per cent.: steriing exchange Arm. |
with actual business in bankers' bills j
at $4.S4 1-4TT4.S4 1-2, for demand, and at j
$4.S1 1-2@4.S1 3-4 for sixty davs: posted
rates. $4.f>2 1-2(t>4.S3 and $4.85 1-2@4.XS; j
commercial bills, $4.80 1-2: silver eerti- .
ficates. ?0 l-2(i?6l 1-2: bar silver. 59 5-S: I
Mexican dollars. 46 1-2: government;
bonds, firmer: state bonds, steady: rail- :
road bonds, irregular. i
All news letters for publication In this department should be addressed to
Dally Press Bureau. Hampton._'_
The Dally Press will bo found for sale every morales at the following
Hampton?Shield's book store, cjue?n street, and at the office ef the paper
on King street.
Old Point-Baulch's etatSonerr and book store. Hygela Hotel, Cbaraberlln
THE FRANCHISE GRANTED
Tho Veiilimula Ri?ilvr..y";C<impaiiy N. arty
Kt-a.iy to B'Rln Work. DU it mi
th? Kellet. County Cuurt
May be l>rlayecl.
It is not neces
this Christmas. I
been to Now York
Philadelphia and Bai-|
timbre and selected aS
line of novelties thatl?
is sure to please both a
your fancy and pocketS
book. I have nothings
but the best goods,H
posted as to the varie-i
ty I have. Better si.il! |
to call at my store.S
where I shall be pleas-g
ed to show you my ?
stock. Some rare bar- a
Fifty dozen Men's Uri
lamidered Shirts, with every
point usually confl/ned to the
j75 cent grade, this week for
and I will
fully one. thiifl les
NEW YORK STOCK MARKET .
NEW YORK, Nov. 30.-The market ! HOW the ReCeilt EffOTt tO S?
for stocks in Wall street hinged very i
largely today on the financial situation | cupe "| ftQm pai|efJ.
abroad. Berlin was again evidently the j
source of the pressure for aooommoda- i _
tion and its urgent needs resulted in the j
sympathetic hardening of the rates for .
money at London and Paris, call money j
at London rising to 3 per cent. The
price of gold bars ..rose an additional
fraction In London, but gold to the
amount of $3.040.000 was withdrawn j
from the Rank of England. Of this '
amount $1.000.000 was shipped to the \
United States and probably the rest i
went to Germany. The engagement for
the United States was the outcome of j
the recent tendency towards lower rates I
for money at foreign centres, which left i
so narrow a margin of profits on the '
withholding of the exchange, which is
constantly accumulating at New York
as a result of the continued heavy ex
of merchandise, that the move- j
tnent of gold is necessary to meet the
bligations. The rise in the mon"y rate
London yesterday again affected a
argin of profits on loans made abroad
nd the result was seen in a rise in
terling exchange in New York reflect?
ing a renewed demand for a investment
in sterling which will necessarily put
nd to the gold movement for the
present. The effect of the tightening
y markets abroad was to throw a
burden of liquidation on the local stock
market, the international stocks show?
ing the greatest weakness, in view of
ho large German holdings of Northern
'aeifio it was natural that this stock
hould be most effected. The later
strength in the market radiated from
Union Pacific. Sugars strength was
to the rumoryf-"' consolidation with
Glucose comfit .". Rubber stocks
made the usual responses to the pro?
ng gum shoe weather. General
trie advanced on belief of a pending
disbursement of accumulated dividends
the preferred stock. The rise in
Manhattan was unexplained. The -de?
fines were largely recovered, but the
ay's net changes were decidedly mix
MUSIC AND DECLAMATION.
An enjoyable entertainment was given
in the old Queen Street colored Baptist
?burch last ?>lght which was attended
by many of both races. James C. .Stith.
colored dramatic reciter of Hamp?
ton, who has been highly complimented
on bis rendition of Shakespearean selec?
tions, gave the orations lirutus and An?
thony from Jultua Censar and won
much applause. The musical program.
hich was furnished by the colored
male quartette known as the Clippers
and a soprano soloist, was very fine, the
selections being enthusiastically ap?
30 W. Qi,ieen St.,
For Sal^ Gtep
tyles, a big variety and
prices to suit thu masses, make
Mugler's shoes a popular shoe for men,
women and children.
Wo strive to satisfy ou.' patrons. Wa
appreciate evrry cent spent with us.
Try us once and s.e how well we
We have 300 aeresi of land right at
Morrison depot. Chesapeake & Ohio
Railway, with brick lyard and railway
siding on the property?for sale at
" 6 acres
Also 18(Tacres of
dwelling on it at
Price. $1,000: one-h
Many other great
ty around Hampton,
nodland ^f'ith nice
rgains In proper
ICall at once to se.
When in Newport
Jordan's plan of Uju
j and low i.
our store a popular resort
Furnishings, Hats, etc.
We make a specialty of
*ler Shoe <S fiat Co.,
Strict attention paid to mail orders.
2704 Washington Avenue.
NEWPORT NEWS. VIRGINIA.
THE HOm IMPERIAL
JORDAN a LENDER, Prop,
Washington Avenue* Corner 25th St.
Gives the service kne travelers desire.
Patronize home industry
Having doubled our force we nr? taw
prepared to fill all orders for the cele?
EL MARCO CIGARS
Factory, No. 1,402 Washington ave?
nue, over old Armory. jyl9-6m
NEWPOPT >TKWf CTOAP CO..
P. O. Box 95.
J. R. 8WINERTON, Mar.a*er.
SPECIAL RATES TO COMMERCE?.:
cup of French Di|
iided with all kinds
ifistry. Also the finest
Coffee in the city.
rooms by day
Coxt'bactIm &nd 33rii.DK:
Plans and Spe
RT NEWS, VA.
be total sales of stocks today wen
423.700 shares. The leading stocks clos
ed as follows:
Baltimore & Ohio .
"hesapeako & Ohio.. ??? -
."'bicajio <t Aliion. ? ?
<"'meatro, ilur?iurtou & Quiney
0. C. ?. & Sr..].
do iio prePd.
Delaware. &? Hudson.
Delaware, Lack. &\V.
QrmaX Northern piefd.
t.ake Shore .
Louisville & Nashville.
Manhattan i. .
Information from Richmond is to the
effect that under the new law in refer?
ence to lands delinquent for State tax
ation. considerable revenue is being
turned into the treasury, whereas for?
merly these taxes went over from year
to year fetncollecttblc. The statement,
which was made or. the authority of a
well-known State official, is coupled
with the announcement that there is
much popular prejudice against the ac?
tion of certain syndicates which have
been making applications for all delin?
quent lands in order to secure the $5
premiums provided in each case. With
this as an inducement, they made appli?
cation for lands of persons in reduced
circumstances, and. If they do not se?
cure the properties for the amount of
the taxes due and unpaid thereon, they
impose upon these delinquents the pay?
ment .of the $5 premium in addition to
the taxes due.
This paper recntly published an ac?
count of how certain well known gen?
tlemen anticipated and forestalled the
representative of one of these syndi?
cates, known as "land-grabbers." by
working all night and putting in ahead
of him applications for 130 pieces of
i land for which the stranger applied
next day?too late. These gentlemen
I were Messrs. H. W. Booker. Deputy
Clerk or the County Court; F. F. Cau
! sey. Joseph B. Diestil, T. L. Sclater
i and Captain W. T. Daougherty. and
I they had to we- k nearly all night In
! order to accomplish their plan. Of
i course, they did not desire the land nor
,_, I the $5 premium on each case, but mere
j ly took this action to save expense to
? I delinquent property owners of Eliza?
beth City. Clerk Booker lost the
amount of the fees, which would other?
wise have been his. amounting to at
least $85. The applications were all
made out in the name of J. B. Diestil.
Mr. W. J. Nelms, of Newport News,
^ , was in the city yesterday, representing
STOLE A REVOLVER.
Charles Ruckner. a young colored
man. was arrested yesterday by i Consta?
ble Kennedy on a warrant sworn out
Tuesday night charging him with petit
larceny. Buckner is charged with
stealing a revolver from a Mr. Bristow.
He was committed to the county jail
to await a hearing, which will probably
be had today before a justice of the
peace, the offence alleged having been
committed in the county.
IT WILL PAY
TO INVEST MONEY
IN NEWPORT NEWS PRO?
PERTY. SIX YEARS EX?
OF THE CITY MAKE US
CAPABLE OF ADVIS?
M?Uord & E.(iimiRCls,
135 25th Street.
and Family Liquor Store
BSTflBUISHED 1? 1888. ' V!'j
Is the place for yoo to "buy your
Wines and Liquors for Cooking aawJ
Ttiese are tne Rules ot.tlie
Gate and Saloon Inside:
No Loud Talking
or Singing, discuss?
ing of i'olitics, Na?
tionality or Reli?
gion, All who
cannot comply with
these rules are re?
quested to spend
their time and mon?
ey else where.
All orders by mall ,*
si receive prompt
No. 2312 WASHINGTON AVENUB.
>. O. Box 10, NEWPORT NEWS, VA,
', f'2 !
I a company engaged in buying up de
j linquent lands. He stated to a reporter
?1-4 j that he and his associates were after
U j only abandoned lands, and were not ap
iobite & * 'hi
?-"ew Wirk f'
vortolk & '?
Mttsburg . .
Texas &. Pm
t tuorif..:.:i '.i'i
' ''0|- ?- a
1 :aciti(! M't'l
plying for lands which the owners in
tend redeeming. It is entirely legal for
anyone to file applications for these de?
linquent lands, and there Is considera
ble money to be made thereby.
DIED ON SHIPBOARD.
William A. Mackay. a member of the
Sixth Massachusetts Infantry. IT. S. V.
C typhoid fever- on beard the Uni
ted Slates hospital ship Relief after she
arrived at Old Point. The body o
Mackay has been prepared for burla
and will be shipped to his former horn
in Boston today and there interred.
P.RIEF LOCAL NOTES.
A day of sunshine enlivened th
The last payment on the new jail ha
been made. Tt has not yet been "formal?
ly accepted, however, and 15 per cent,
of contract price is held pending such
Capt. W. T. Daougherty. one of
Hampton's most popular citizens. Is
confined to his home by reason of a
sudden and sew re illness.
The election judges and clerks re?
ceived warrants In payment for their
Mr. F. G. Roche has accepted a posi?
tion with the Newport News and Old
Point Railway and Electric Company.
llamprton Lodge of Elks installed offi?
cers last night, the installation being a
nnsequence of th? promotion of offi?
cers owing lo the resignation of the late
Frank Ryan, of England, and John
Hoghley, of Mississippi, impecunious
tourists coming from nowhere and go?
ing to seed, were registered at the coun?
ty jail yesterday. They were introduc
to Mayor Hope, who directed them to
greener fields and pastures newer.
Phil Miller filled himself ton full of
liquor Tuesday and yesterday emptied
his pockets in the treasury and is now
full of contrition ard experience.
A new tenor sinj. ?r from the Jnjdah
Slmpnon Hospital, formerly in the choir
if Christ church, Norfolk, has been add?
ed to the choir at St. John's.
The monthly meeting or" the Elizabeth
City county Sunday School Union will
A. \Good judge ol^ Fuel,
.-ill never burn anything but our high
?Trade coal. It I? not only satisfactory
lor cooking and heating purposes, but
ts Intense heat and long continues!
ombustlon makes it economical In th*
THE PENINSULA RAILWAY.
Sale of Valuable Lot on,Corner or West
Avenue and Thirty-fifth Street.
By. virtue of adicree in Chancery
granted bv the Corporation court of
the city of Newport News, Virginia, at
th? October term. lSSt;; itl jd tiled on the
12tb day of October l?b"*.- In the cause
or Williams. Guardian etc. vs. Williams
rt als.. I shall as commissioner ap?
pointed thereby, proceed to sell at pub?
lic auction. on the premises. to the
highest bidder, at 12 o'clock M. SATUR?
DAY. THE 3D DAY OF DECEMBER,
IS9S. All that certain lot, piece or par?
cel of land situate in the city of New?
port News, State of Virginia, known
and designated by lot No. 2S in block
No. 2X7 on a certain map entitled.
"Map of part of the city of Newport
News. Virginia." which said map Is
duly recorded in the Clerk's Office of
the Corporation Court of the city of
Newport News, in Plat Book No. 1.
TERMS:?Cash, or one-third cash,
and the residue In two equal instal?
ments payable respectively on March
4th. 1S99 and March 4th, 1900, the credit
Instalments bearing interest from day
of sale, and the purchaser or purchas?
ers executing Apnds therefor payable
at said rospeqHje dates, and title to
property retaHHkuntll the whole of the
purchase monWHMald and a^ con
\ i ERCHANTS & MINERS TRANS
lXJL PORT ATION CO.'S STEAMSHIP
LINES FOR BOSTON, PROVIDHNCB
Leave Newport News, via Norfolk for
Boston every Monday .Wednesday ui
Friday. Leaves for Providence every
Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday, ?aH<-'
ihg from Norfolk at 6 P. M.
Leave Newport News for Boitins**
daily, Tuesdays excepted, at S P. M.,
connecting tor Washington, Philadel?
phia and New York.
Steamer sailing Oct. 14, 3S. Nor. 8. U.
20, 30, Dec. 9, IS, 28 does not earry pas?
Kara to Baltimore, one way, $8; roun?
?. ! trip; (3, Including stateroom bartb. Ac?
V' ! commodatlons and culslns as
equalled. Freight and passeagsss
taken for all points north and eoatb.
For further Information apply to
L. C. 8AUNDER8, Agsnt.
Newport News, V?
W. P. TURNER, G. P. A.
J. C. WHITNEY, T. M.
General office. Baltimore. Md.
be held next
End M. E. c
County Franchise Granted and Town
. Will Act Tonight. I
The .Board of Supervisors of . Eliza?
beth City county met yesterday, the
principal business of the meeting being
to pass upon the application of the
Peninsula Railway Company for a
franchise to build and operate their
line over the route already mapped out.
The application was considered and
amended somewhat, after which it was
accepted and the desired privileges
Tonight at the meeting of the Town
Council the application for rights of
way through the town will be consid
Its granting is a foregone con?
clusion, the attorneys for the railroad
company and the town having already
drawn up and agreed upon the ordi?
nance governing the matter. It will
be taken up and adopted tonight with?
As soon as the Newport News Coun?
cil grants similar rights of way, the
company will be ready to survey its
route and begin the work of construc?
tion. The building of the road and
that without delay, is now regarded as
ertainty. Its eastern terminus, if
yet determined upon, has not yet been
nesday night at the West
* ? r fr- -rlBcTapei^nanent^^
HE NORFOLK & WASHING?
TON STEAMBOAT COMPANY.
Th-) New and Powerful Iron Pai&ea
Steamers Newport News, Waahlnstos
and Norfolk vlll leave daily as fol?
Sltamera leave Portsmouth, foot
ot North street at. i:00 v. ? ,
Leave Norfolk, foot of Mathews
street at . f:4S p. igu
Leave Old Point at . 8:45 p. m.
Arrivo Washington at.7:00 a. ra?
il. &. O. R R. PENN., K. B.
Lv. Washington at., 8:00 a m..3:80 a BJ
Ar. Philadelphia at.ll:90 a m. 18:60am
Ar. New York at.. .. 1:18 p m..S:15 p M
South bound, B. & O. R. R Ponn. S. St,
Lv. New York at....ll:Sv> a m..l:09 p nt
Lv. Phllade&hia at. 1:11 p in..1:11 p aa
Ar. In Washington .. 4:20 p m. .8:18 p m
Steamers leave Washington at *:S0 p m
Arrive Fortress Monroe *,-?.... 7:00an
Arrive Norfolk at . <:0*am
Arrive at Portsmouth at. 8:M'W<a
The trip down the historic PotomjM?
rfvor and Chesapeake Bay on the ?l?s
gan( steamers of thin company is
surpassed. The steamers are compare
atively new, having been buUt in, 1M3,
and are fitted up in the moat luxsrV
manner, with electric lights, call
organization 'to be known a* the Teach?
ers' League of Elizabeth City County.
There will be a meeting of the Daugh?
ters of the Confederacy at 4 o'clock this
afternoon at the home of Mrs. H. C.
Marrow, Queen street. All who have
filled application blanks are requested
ot bring them.
CHICAGO PRODUCE MARKET.
CHICAGO, Nov. 30.?Liquidation
December wheat by discouraged holders
was the feature of today's trading on
'change. December closed 3-S(yiL-2 cent
decline and May 1-S cent under yester?
day's prices. Corn closed 1-S5>>1 -4 cent
lower. Oats closed a shade higher. Pro
visons advanced 7 -12&.10 cents.
and De La Salle
and boys. Comm.
Literary. Also Mi
car fare from Ne
, Grand Boulevard
ve. For young men
rclal. Scientific- and
itary Tactics. Half
..?port News to La
For Parjucujarf, appiy at the
if you want a hui I
Buy it of the
Lots for sale on easy terms in all sections of the'
Finely located business lots on Washington Ave,
Farms ior sale or rent in Elizabeth City, j War?
wick and York Counties.
M a v
L A KB?
Higu Low Clos
A LAWYER PEDESTRIAN .
r. F. S. Collier Sets the Pace ii
Thirteen Mile Walking Matinee.
Mr. F. S. Collier, prosecuting attorney
of Elizabeth City county, in addition to
abilities as a lawyer, has now bud?
ded forth as a candidate for pedestrian
honors. While at Oriana yesterday
waiting for a train he became tired of
the delay and. and. accompanied by
several court witnesses, stout, hardy
men., he concluded to walk to Newport
News. His companions- advised against
it. telling him he could not stand it, but
he had made up his mind, and the party
began to trudge the thirteen weary
miles intervening between Oriana and
Newport News. Most of the distance
was over railway cross-ties; and Mr.
Collier was handicapped by his 200
pounds of corpulence and a pair of new
shoes, but he set the pace for his com?
panions and a speedy one it was, dist?
ance and difficulties considered. He
was the pacemaker all the way and at
one time had to stop and wait for his
fellow- pedestrians to catch up. The
thirteen miles over cross-ties were
traversed at an average rate of four
miles an hour, and the lawyer seemed
good for another half dozen miles.
Such exercise is good training, but n.?
Mr. Collier is not an aspirant for pugil?
istic or football honors, he was probably
training for the race for common?
wealth's attorney at the spring meeting
on the Elizabeth City course.
cree In abovie named cause'
D. G. SMITH, Clerk.
By C. C. HARGRAVE. Deputy.
Clerk of Corporation Court of Newport
Cash quotations were as followi
flour easy; JNo
014@!!4, "No. 2
corn, 333: N<>.
?30: rye, 52;
C<a5?; No 1 !la
:t sprtnir wheat,
red H8i@70; No. 2,
2 oats, 27J; No
No. 3 white, 2f?J
So. 2 barley, 4'
x hi-8(1. H.14: print'
7.S?: lard, per 100 pound",
^iiort ribs sides, loose
_ 4.75: dry salied si.- uldere,
bo ed, 4i(J?>4: short clear ?ide*
boxtd, 4.S5@4.!J5; No. 2 yellow corn.
NEW YORK, Nov. 20.?Cotton futures
opened barely steady. December, 5.36;
January. 5.37: February. 5.42; March,
April, 5.46; May. 5.50; June, 5.55:
uly, 5.5S: August, 5.60; September, 5.62;
Futures closed barely steady. Decem
.33; January. 5.34; February, 5.37;
rch, 5.40; Apr il, 5.44; May. 5.48; June.
?; July. 5.55: August, ?.5S; September,
. October. 5.59.
pot closed steady; middling uplands
2i?16: middling ?ulf, 113-lt. Salss, *
MAY BE DELAYED.
The December term of the County
Court of Elizabeth City may not begin
until next Wednesday owing to the de?
tention of Judge Lee at Warwick court
by reason of the probable prolongation
of that session. Warwick court will
lake up this week the case of the negro
Hall; charged with the murder of a sol
diet- near Newport News. This case
promises a prolonged and hard fought
trial, being a capital offence and on.
which has attracted witle publicity.
Able counsel will be arrayed on both
sides, and both will contest evry point.
There seems little probability that the
trial will be concluded this week. The
law allows a county court to be opened
as Ute as the third day of the term.
Trustee's Sale of Valuable Re; 1
date the 15th day of September. 1897, and
duly of record In the clerk's office of the
Corporation Court for the city of New?
port News, Va., from John Cooke and
wife to Alfred P. Thorn and Constanticc
FI. Williamson, as trustees, by'the terms
of which either of said trustees may act.
default having been made by the said
John Cooke in payments thereby se?
cured, the undersigned, having been re?
quested so to do by the beneficiary se?
cured in sold deed will expose for sale
at public auction on the premises here?
inafter described at Newport Newa Va.
ot 11 o'clock A. M. on
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7TH. 1S9S.
the following property to-wlt:
All those certain lots of land with the
'mprovements thereon and appurte?
nances thereto belonging, situate in the
city of Newport News, in the county of
Warwick, in the State of Virginia, de?
scribed according to a survey thereof
made by G. W. Fitchett. surveyor, dated
September 2Rth, A. D., 18S7, as follows,
to-wlt: Beginning at the Intersection
of the easterly side of Chestnut avenue,
with the southerly aide of Twenty
fourth street, thence extending easterly
-.long the st id side of Twenty-fourth
street one hundred (100) feet, thence
southerly fifty (50) feet, thence westerly
ine hundred (100) feet to the said side
f Chestnut avenue and thence norther
y along the sa'.ne fifty (50) feet to the
slace of beginning, being lot* numbered
By virtue of a dped of trust bearing
',8 and S8 In block rtambered 21 "C" as
In the deed from the.. Newport News
r^nd & Development Company to the
?aid John Cooke, bearing date the 2nd
lay of November, 1896. anti recorded in
said clerk's office is more rtllly recited.
TERMS:?Cash au to so much>?of the
purchase money us shall ba necessary
to discharge the debt, to-wit, $1,500.00.
with interest thereon at the ra'e of
per eent. per annum from February 15,
.'898. until paid, and the expenses of ex
vuBins this trust and the balance in
two equal payments, one payable in six
and the other in twelve months from the
lay of sale, bearing interest from that
lay at th* rate of 6 per centum per an
turn; and secured by a deed of trust
tpon the properly to be drawn and re
?orded at the expense of the purchaser
?0 such trustee as the undersigned shall
?elect. The purchaser is likewise
bear the expense of the deed of cohvey
tnce to him from the undersigned.
ALFRED P. THOM. Trustee.
Irwin Tucker & Co.,
Real Estate Auctioneers.
Twenty-eishth St. am' Washington Ave
TO BE WEDDED TO DAY.
A marriage license was issued yester?
day by County Clerk Booker to Mr.
Franklin Amos Wallace and Miss Nor
voda Rooksland Topping, popular young
people of the Fox Hill neighborhood.
Miss Topping Is the daughter of Mr. P.
B. Topping, formerly of York county,
and both she and Mr. Wallace are
greatly esteemed. Owing to the absence
of the Fox Hill Methodist minister, the
couple will be married In Hampton by
the wiBist&r here 'ftday.
Bounties, Arrears of Pay. Patents
Land Warrants, Duplicate Discharges
SPANISH WAR CLAIMS SETTLED.
JOSEPH THELON, Attorney,
(late of Washngton, D. C.)
Address National Soldiers' Home Va
P. O. Box 255.
3Y MKS. M. E. DOSWELL
No. 105 27th Street.
First class table and pleasant rooms
Terms reasonable. 11-25tt