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C. E. THACKBR, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERT MO EXCEPT MONDAY. BY THE Slailg flrrss Company, POST^FFICE BUILDING. Entered at the PoStofflce of Newport News. Va.. as second-class matter.^ SUBSCBIPTIONS. DaWy, twelve rnonll^s .M 00 OeJly, six months .2 00 Dally, one month. *0 Daily, one week . 1? All basinets, news letters or tele srrapblo dispatches should be addressed DAILY PRESS. .2514 ?TELEPHONE CALL._ The Dally Press may be obtained everv mor-nins at the following places: Crossley Bros., Washington avenue. J. A. Cory, Acre. Chesapeake & Ohio Restaurant. Charles Robinson's. No. 7 Ivy avenue. J. N. Lawrence's. 211 Twenty-seventh street. Tho Dolly Press Is delivered by car? riers In Newport News, Hampton and Phoebus at 40e. per month. If the paper Is not delivered regularly, please bnaktf complaint at the ollice of publi? cation. Advertising rates furnished on appli? cation. Contractors are not allowed to ?xceed their fpaee or advertl-e other than their llgitimate business, except by paving especially for the same. Ad? vertisements discontinued before the expiration of contract will be charged tor at transient rates for the tlms in? serted. SATURDAY. FEBRUARY M, KISSi ?N T. > < '< ?STEST, it Is said that Mayor Melvi.-.-. Cleveland. wIM make the repo the legislative investigating mlwe, which charges Mark I with attempted bribery, the basis contest against Hanna in the ? n ?If aiuyor -M' l<ja*.fTT lias cuiy liu ^W?P*^'''-'' "''''1". '""I II '* umfd that he has. he b iJ bet ahead and attend to that and the Ohio boss in undisputed p ss of n:s p,.?iii--n in the upper hot the national Congress. Nc d t i ?gut ruptlon t nit I II: ind the mem doubt that there was and briber}- on b .tb si ?with the McKisson gai did not haw- money en< didn't want to spend the matter h<is been <!. has been declared th. feated candidate, ha ?yield gracefully to the Contests in th- Sen: y. there ore few Instances oin r cord wie-. ,, the contestant has come out winner. Tiie conservative spirit of that august foody is so great and the horror with which its members regard' any pr posi? tion which tends to involve a colleague In a scandal make it almost impossible for a man to be . tjsted after he lias en? tered tbt--i Charmed circle. . Even If the Senate mud,- a specialty of contested eases the CP <veland Mayor would have little chance of securing a ?verdict against th.- }>:?- ii,,ss. Hanno 4ias the entitle Influence- or. the adminis? tration 'back of him and this would no ; doubt count for a great deal In a con ;.;fctst to r-i .in his seat in the Senate. Of course, Mayor McKlsson has the right to nmk- a tight against Hanna, tout if he has anything else to do -,t is quite ? ahead g ind time nor Bjj JUSl forty-- -?f., yea ? the American g'overi i engaged in patrolling . B to prevent the depart! ft; -Expeditions from this ?^v.iA?u?' at irregular int Sjt -then, the great ref.-utlj |? this petty Rjt cost y (> I ftt-ti-- command of S ^?"TOonotonoiJs.?New Yi gBJ pr- ss. % It has taken our er B Tory a long time :?> 6lon. Th-. re an a UJ: Americans who thin ig?i as well as monoton?. as t'iisilv is in order ibustei fng to do ? duty ; It is too lat i'-'thorities to : P .Minister Dup I action in pr-. ? with his pas* : SaVen hod thi ?r-connectio;: wi ffVas the Snci lei B the hypocrisy nH-int in Its d 9 States are I ...will no longei ? ; tnuke hiti..--:f B son why th-. < I chagrined ove < Ttt- Dire-;- ;. .. .. ,J :, .: ?month will be about $t;.i na-tely the Kansas 1'ac.li 'be auctioned, off ub rit th so that we shall stil luv. ;<3je right side o: ChronlcJe. It Is difficult to uti.ie;s 'esteen-K-d contemporary s over such a email affair a of $<3,000,?a> between exjy ceijrts. So i :-:ig as. there i -Mr. DIngley's optimism a lOSt, names lins grown to bo n record of the words and deeds of men of like passlcius with ourselves. Tin bygone faces look if modern man and claim forth by tin mi the universal 1 Egpytiiin qti name call? up light of uastoi eternal KUIllli be,win, nt di it houses w and .-law hood. What a picture the I lime sph tutors, of the s. the Bolt breath ot stry of tu _juntries claim such antiquity. Of none do the csthmiled dates differ more widely. An accumulation of dilllcultics meets the Huden;, sis. ii docs the explorer, a period ol yi urs almost b. yond ? on.puta tion, a lunguiige at lirst uudeolplicrabie, and even uow but imperfectly rail, trans? lations proved later to bu Incorrect, hasty guesses of scholars anxious to establish some favorite theory, broken monuments, rilled tombs, inscriptions erased ami al? tered. Among all these difficulties lion the way. hot with patience and care and with inniginulion tor n Servitut, not master, one arrives, us the. French say?at icasl in a measuri?at last. ? heigh North in Lippincotfs Magazine. KiBW adv I-; 1 it 1S e m k xt.-' LSJ -.his of fell 1 feb 11-lW. r sal'-: Madam Ladell, Clairvoyant, Formerly of West Virginia, is now lo? cate.: ot ?21 Twenty-sixth street, Kew ort News., wli re she will be pleased o te'd your punt, pres. nt and future. Uttings every day except Sunday, f. i I-lm SANITARY NOT ICE SANITARY 1 'El \VI tTM ElNT. Newport News. Va? Jan. 28, 1S98. Mr. W.A.i tr:. v. Sir:?You are rc-spect i' .1. I'a I ii : ETT. iSon SAIM'l W. HOBS ON, A- '- i-: t-'- ..r" Vi -?- -"' ?*? 'I- "S-iti v Home Made Bread Sometimes causes indiges inconvenlence. You will have your cake and bread just as you want it, if you buy it here. You will be helping your health and saving your time -and pa ! tience if you trade with us. A. B. WILiliNK, 127 27tli St near Washington A\e For Rent. Desirable Offioe () N FIRST FLOOR. ENQUIRE AT First National Bank. i*: OLT>IER5' HOME THEATRE, ONE NIGHT ONLY. Monday Night, February 14, j. CA'RTER'S GREAT SPECTA? CULAR Plti >I>LV TION. a not in: it ibig SUO?ESS ! THE Wonderful iMeJtanlcal Devices. Mysterious Electrical Effects. A Vivid Picture of the Great Fire. THE RfARVEL? A P A CHING niA in. SEE f?8~2? SEE ompany NDUD LINE Htglr-Class Specialties ! ***** **** ? 5 8 5 When Visiting Phoebus Call at ?m:ng parlor, also lodging, d Cigars. 5 TfiOS. tt. DOUGHTY. 1 # PROPRIETOR. 5 f House,r Newpfort' News. 'Your 8 # patronage solicited, (live us a * i-li. 3 call. J Mellen -!. near Mallory. h PHOEBTS, VA. j ? ***?*******?**?***#***** ETw. johnson Contractor ami Builder NEWPORT NEWS, VA. Plans and S|>< ci?cations Prepared on Hl:ort Notice. H?ET8E WORK A SPBCEAXrTl.. 10c 25c 50c CANDY ^ C\THARTIC CURE CONSTIPATION ALL DRUGGISTS THE Continues tor 2 Weeks More And the opportunity for you to buy goods at such ridiculous prices will never occur again, as we do not intend to carry any stock from our present store to our new store?-^GIO Washing? ton avenue. Millinery. There uro oniy a few of the TJntrimmod Felt 'Hats left and if you want one to finish the season with now is your time to T>uy. These goods sold for 4S cents to $1.48, your ehoice now 9 cents. ChBldlren's Tamoshanta Caps, all sty".' s, 1!? cents. (Better hrad- s that sold Tor 50 and 75 cents, 33 cents. All colors or Quills at 1 cent. Wings in block and .ill colors at 13 cents a pair. [Parrots that sold at $1.25 and US cents, your choice IS cents. Aigiettes in ail colors at 0 cents. V lv teen in green. b'rown. Cardinal and scarlet, a regular 37 l-2o quality, now 19 cents a ya:?l. Black Taffeta in jilaKn and mouse, a regular 36c quality, now 19c Striped rfhfbons In all c 'iors now 19 cents. Plain colors in Satin Grosgraiin Ribbon, No. 5 at 4 cents a yard. No. 7 at 6 cents ,i yard. X?. 9 -it 7 cents a yard. No. 12 at * cents a yard, "No. 1C at 10 cents a ya rd and No. 22 at 12 1-2 cents a yard. Children's Silk Caps. We still have n rJlee line that you can get less than actual cost. Plain (1?.'.-grain White Cat", was 39 cents, now 19 cents. China Silk Can. ? rnbtoid red, was 75 cents-, now 89 cents. (All of our Jl.no and $1.25, In all styles and sizes, now 59 e<nts. Our $2.00 an i $2.50 Silk Caps, now US cents. Dry Goods. Our Dress Goods Cs showing 1- asc you yet as there is a i Ith therv is a 40-inch Serge li <|il; tl' re effects of this sale, but "1 stock to select from. '1 ilack or blue, a regular 3' .is-Inch Novelty I mess Goods that soldi for 42>,ic a ya:d, now 36-Ench All Wool Dress Goods, in medium colors, for 19 centi; All Wool Dress Gods, worth 35 o r.ts, in different colors, no 40-Inch Uli k Figured Serge, 40 cent quality; at 25 cents. (16-inch Illach IFHgui-ed llohaiir, 25 cent quality, at 17 cent.' An extra grade of Black Henrietta Cloth, ;t r gultu? 45 cent quality, ?i.tf II at 3'i; cents a yard?ail colors, at 7% cents a vard?oil eolors. Embroideries and Laces. , . It is your time now to buy as they have never been sold so 'hear ; Sucih as open work iimtbrold eries tit l'i. 6V4 andi 9 cents per yard. i Val Lace at l'-j. 2, 3 and ;"> cents per yard. These are extra good values Cor the mron?y. Two Specials in Cotton Underwear. 51.00 Gown, trimmed with point er $11.00 Ski.: t trimme?!' with a 9 -ami 12 iroidery and inserting at 69c inch embroidery at Gu cents. i All of the prices mentioned in our previous adver [ tisements still prevail. ? Among them w>:re such as Lancaster Apron Ginghamsa.t 4%c yard t Androscoggin Cotton at 5 3-4 cents yard?10'yards to each customer. , Forrest Mills Cotton at 5Mr=. a yard. 1 Sheetings at 12';,, and 15 cents a y.nrd. ? Caiiiti'n Flannel at 3 3-4 cents a yardl s. t Bridal IRtose Soap at 3 eents a cake?1 box to each customer. al Dry Goods House Fixtures Fop Sale. l&asiiaa IS j^^^rV*S^i^i^^^^S^S^S^^^^9 S @^^0>^^^^il^@l^^jiJ s!fVt^a^irA^ ?t^r:^V"j^c> j S TEETH .$5.00. .18.08. 5 >PV !-? ~)T I /\ I _ SET'S I IN PKOPORTION, No charge for extracting where teeth are ordered. (EXTRACTING.25 cents PAINLESS EXTRACTING.50 cents SILVER PILILTNG.50 cents up GOLD FILLING.$1.00 up. TEETH CLEANED.75 cents. iRUXll? WORK AND CROWNS, 22 KARAT GOLD. $5.00 I ER TOOTH. Mil u/ork Guaranteed. DR. R LEE ROBINSON, Dentist, ?. O, Building, over Daily Press Of;ice, Newport News. Va. )fHce Hours 9 A. M. to 5 P. M. Sundays, 9 A. M. to 12 M. !f you want a building lot Buy it of the Old Dominion Land Gomoanu Lots for sale on easy terms in all sections of the city. Finely located business lots on Washington ave. Farms for sale or rent in Elizabeth C<ty, War? wick and York Counties. Old Dominion L>and Company* room no. 11. FIRST NATIONAL BANK BUILDING. OFFICE OPEN UNTIL 8 P. M. I pure ice, arc -JElectric Lights; 1 ; WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. Mfei?w^^dSe| i GOLDrSTORflGE, on short notice,' i ARC UOflTS, Inspection guar^! , Incandescent Liuhts, anteed. METER OR CONTRACT MOTOR No Dirt, No Odor, No Matches, ???? ????????????? ???? Peninsula Electric Light and Power Co. NEWPORT MEWS, VA. (Hoard of Directors meet third Tuesday in each month.) will not chap your face and hands when you go out it* you will use when you return. -It has no equa' as a skin lotion. Will positively cure all rough conditions of the face and hands. Guaranteed to cure or money re? funded. Win, G. Burgess, Warwick. Pharmacy. Phone 2596. look at Tills House. You con own* a home like this or any other style of iiouse you p:efer by call? ing on the Needham Building Co. They will tell j-'U how to get It on Very Easy Terms. CALL AMD SEE US. [nfc>c? ii?11ri Building Co , CONTRACTORS AND BUILDERS. Office Twenty-eighth street, l>e tween .Lafayette and Virginia avenues, N EWPOBT NEWS, VIA. janlC-tf ^* ****** **** ** *"?? We Have I I An Elegant Line I I Of Stationery \ A ami can please you both in 5 st vie (the very newest) and price. We have 100 boxes of extra quality which we oiler At !0 centa per box. You will wonder How Wk Do If. We simply liny all of our ir<iod~ right arid can sell at very reasonable prices. 81. Druggists. a Op. Johnson's Opera House. \ -3^**** ****** *-i |Home At Last. A New Year's Toast. "Peace, happiness and prosperity to I you, this bright New Year. We con? gratulate you, that through the aid of I Thomas it. Henley & Co., you are at ist content in your own home. May ou live long to dispeuste such hospl Jlity." If you desire this boon, let us help you with our advice as to future values in building lots, houses and farms. For Sale. On 44th street, between Wash? ington andi Lafayette avenue, is a nice 5-room 'house at $1,300. $!UU cash and balance to suit purchaser. On Oak avenue, near 25th Street, is a new dwelling with six rooms, at $750. $200 cash, balance on easy terms. On 27th street is a nice new brick building with store below and four rooms above. Price $l,r,00. Terms accommodating. On 36th street, a nice 7-room house with attic and city water. Price, $2,000. Terms accommo? dating. On 26th street, near Washing? ton avenue, is a nice dwelling containing eight rooms and mod? ern improvements. Price, $2,700. Terms $700 cash, and balance in 6, 12 and 18 months. On Lafayette a%'enue Is a nice dwelling of 8 rooms and attic, with city water. Price, $2,200. Terms accommodating. For Rent. FLATS ! No. 1136 26th street.$10 00 No. 3004 Washington avenue. 25 00 Flat with store above, 2S>th street and Oak avenue. 25 00 STOKES A very desirable store on Washington avenue. No. 3500 Lafayette avenue $20.00. THQS B. HENLEY & CO Real Estate and Insurance. 2700 Washington avenue. NEWPORT NEWS. va. BANKERS SCHMELZ BROS., NEWPORT NEWS. VA. DO A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS. Accounts ol individuals, Urins and corporations solicited. Collections made on all parts of the country. Foreign exchanges bought and sold at lowest rates. Foreign drafts issued on ail parts of the world. IN OUR DIME SAVINGS DEPARTMENT Deposit? received from 10 cents to $5.000.00 and interest aliowed at the rate of 4 PER CENT. PER AKK?M. SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES FOR RENT. Ot>ly sai?ty boxes In the city secured by time locks. . W. A. Post. President. 3. R. Svrinerton. Vice-President. J. A. Willett, Cashier FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF NEWPORT NEWS. CAPITAL $100,000- SURPLUS $27,000 DIREC TORS : W. A. Post, 3. R. Swinerton, M. B. CroweU, M. V. Doughty, R. G. Bickford, C. B. Orcutt, I. Eugene White, J. A. WUlett. Accounts of banks, carporations, merchants, individuals and firms Invited. We offer depositors every accommodation which their balances, business and responsibility warrant. Bell our own drafts drawn on all principal cities of the world. SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES FOR RENT. Q. B. WEST, President. Citizens I>. S. JONES. Vice-President. W. VEST. Cashier. and Marine Bank OF NEWPORT NEWS, VA. CAPITAL $50,000.. SURPLUS $14,000 PAID IN DIVIDENDS. S13.SOO. A. general banking business. Every facility offered for safe and prompt transaction of business on favorable terms. The accounts of Corporations. Firms and Individuals solicited. Special attention given to collections. Drafts drawn on all parts of the world. , A SPECIAL SAVINGS DEPARTMENT. INTEREST ALLOWED ON DEPOSITS OF $1 AND UPWARD. DIRECTORS: G. B. West, H. E. Parker, T. M. Benson, J. B. Jennings, L. P. Stearnes, E. T. Ivy, D. S. Jones. A. C. Carrett. J. M. Curtis. Just Received A large and varried assortment of the lat'5-<t designs ami sty;e direct from New York and take pleasure in inviting the public to inspect same. Those in need of Wall Paper will do well to stop in Lash's Carpet Department where there will be several different sam? ple books upon the table. Von will not lie requested to buy but simply to look the stock over. Knows a good thing wiu n he sees it, and f r the merry Tule tlde season looks arounU for good, clean coal that will thoroughly warm your looms in Christmas weather, and make thvm cherry and comfortable for the h <liday festivities. Rumor saya that :.oal is going up In price, so get your noliday supplies now. G6. SMITHS CO.. evrntcentfh St- am! Lafayette Ave. 'Phone 2524 "e 2k*u.w&f6in Call to see premiums at 218 Twenty-eighth street. Remember TRY TodcPs Eiye Opener AT THE 448 TWENTY-EIGHTH STREET, G. W. Todd, Proprietor. A Gentleman's Place. Here are a few of my specialties; Old Virginia Mountain Brands, Old Clemmer Honey Blossom, Braddock's Maryland Rye, Sherwoud Montice.lo, Monongahela, HopeweS Sour Mash. Old Crow, Richmond: Club. Taylor's Hand-made Sour Mash, Oscar Pepper, J. E. Pepper, Jefferson Club. Guckenheimer, Murry Hill Club, Old Kentuck, Our Pet Eastern Rye, Export Kentucky, ?henandoah and North Carolina Apple pie Brandy. The most approved brands of rum, gin. cordials, etc., blackberry. Sherry, Wild Cherry Wine anid Port Wines. The finest brands of union made cigars. Everything first-class. Go to the Bear Paw Buffet for one of Todd's Nightcaps. DR. F. D. WILLIS, PRACTICE LIMITED TO Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases. Rooms 5, Citizens and 'Marine 'Bank, corner Twenty-seventh street and Washington avenue. OFFICE HOURS:?8:30 A. M. to 12:30 P. M.; 2:00 to r.:00 P. ,M.; 7:00 to 8:00 P. M. SUNDAYS?9:00 to 11:00 A. M. feb8-lm I Etat At MACKEYS . . . . . RESTAURANT. Meals at all hours. First-class Din? ner, 25c. From 12 to 2 P. M. The best that the market affords in every re? spect. Game in season. Snppcrs fur? nished to parties on short notice. Cor. Washington Aventie and 24th St. UP-STAIBS. GEORGE LOUSE, mgr. <+.?-/",(-, Offered to anyone bringing mc a Watch hi cannot put in first-class order. A.J.HAUSER, . . . .... WflTGnES AND JEWELRY PRACTICAL WATCHMAKER. No. 208 Twenty-e:^hth Street, auKS9-6m Newport Mews, Va.