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iTiie Second Week
\ of the sale of $11,000 assigned stock
D of Dry Goods and Shoe3 of W"ebb & Mears, is
^ now begun. Yon will bear in mind that this
5 entires stock must be turned into cash, every
6 article at and belowcosi
!j Men's Shoes that sold for $5, now.$3 75
D Men's Shoes that sold for $1.50,now. 3 50
j Men's Shoes that sold for $ 1, now. 2 50
j Men's Shoes that sold for $3 now. 2 25
j Men's Shoes that sold for $2.50,now. 1 75
?? Ladies' Shoes that sold for $3, now. 2 25
') Ladies' Shoes that sold for $2.50, now. 1 '.5
j Ladies' Shoes that sold for $2, now. 1 50
5 Ladies' Shoes that sold for $1.50, now. 1 15
) Ladies' Shoes that sold for $1.25, now. 95
i J. F. ROWE,
I 23 Queen Street.
> Hampton. Ya.
S When Visltlno Phoebus C>a!l at
TflOS. ft. DOUGHTY,
PROPRIETOR. g
Wines, Liquors and Cigars. ?
Meals at all hours. Lodging. S
Ladies''and Gents' Dining Par g
lore up stairs. 8
IHeilen street, near Mallory. ?
Music every afternoon f
and night. ?
?????*t<C?#????**?,?1??? *****
Hampton
College
Classical school for Girls
and Young Ladies. Session
begin September 29th. For
catalogue, &c, address,
?MISS FITCHETT,
Hampton, Va.
For Rare Bargain* in
Call on
King St.
Hampton, Va.
Farms, houses and lots in
town and county for sale.
Window Screens
That Really Protect
froni the flies and other sum
ists are the sort of screens you
llade to fit your window snugly.
" warp, nor crack, nor wear at
giges of the wire netting?that's
fort of screens we sell at the price
of the fall-to-pieces kind.
Geo. n. Richter
No. 9 Queen Street, Hampton. Va.
Dealers in band.
A. Helnlckel, 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
"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
investment of one or more lots, if
bought now, will pay a tremendous per
eerr%ige to the buyer, and we have four
farms with oyster water fronts one
mile from Hampton, 17 acres each.
"Address,
S.J. Brown <SCo.,
LOCK BOX 225.
HAMPTON, VIRGINIA
JV\e\cleim Arno?,
The celebrated Spiritual, Trance and
Business Medium. Reads life past,
present and future with absolute cor?
rectness. Gives valuable advice In bus?
iness and harmony to the family, circle.
Every one in trouble should cal ?on her,
2511 Virginia Avenue, opposite the ESec
tric Light Plant. _aug 18tf
from healthy cow*
??table a* clean
as a house and al?
ways open for insrpeotioa?6 coast* ?
Quart or 3 cents & pint. Milk foors Jer?
sey cow 8 cents ft quart or i canto a
pint to gtaea bottle*. Delivered any
whoa* to fib* cSty.
J, 85E. Langslow
Hampton News 60
| For School Books,
1 School Supplies, Fine Sia'
I tionery of all kinds, Ma'
? gazines, Books, and News
* papers.
I Gome id examine our
I stock.
I Maso lie ?olldino,
f Hampton, Ya. f
P. B. MESSENGER,
General Carpenter,
-MANt'FACTIIKKB OF
BUILDERS' SUPPLIES,
rames, Sash, Blinds & Doors
Vlantels and
Mouldings.
JtlEEN SREETT, HAMPTON VA.
P. O. BOX 103
1 Eat tat
MACKEY'S .
. . RESTAURANT.
Meals at all hours. Fi rat-class D!n
ner.30c, from U:3? to 2 P. M. Break- 1
fast from 6:30 to 8:30, 25c Supper
fast from 5: SO to 8:30, 25c. Supper from I
C to 7:30 P. M. The beat the market af- '
fords in every respect. Game in season. I
Supper3 furnished to parties on short |
notice.
UP-STAIRa.
I George Lohse, Manager I
FIRE
The cost of securing yourself against
loss by fire is so small that it is not
wise to be without a policy. Tou may
never be burned out, but. if such a mis?
fortune occurs it is well to be able to
draw a few thousand dollars with
which to again prct you on your feet.
Don't you think so?
MARYE & BOYENT0N,
Roor.-. No ' Rrn.xtnti Building.
On September 8,1898,
/VII^S & H.GLARKE
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 t>f charge.
For particulars apply to
MISSELIZABETH H. CLARKE,
107 Twenty-seventh Street,
Newport News
Patronize home Industry
Having doubled our force we are now
prepared to fill all orders promptly for
the celebrated
EL MARCO CIGARS
Factory, No. 2,402 Washington ave?
nue, over old Armory. jyi!t-6m
NEWPORT NEWS OIGAB CO.,
P.O. Box S5
A M PT ON NB WS
Phoebus Bank Building, King Street. Telephone No. 18.
fill news letters for publication n this department should be addressed to
Ufilly Press Bureau. Hampton.
{The Dally Press will be found for sale every morning at the following
prices:
Jampton?Shield's book store. Quean street, and at. the o21ce of the paper
i King street.
)id Point? Bauich's stationery and b ook store, Hygela Hotel, Chamberlln
pteL
Yesterday's Meetings Re?
markably Harmonious.
THE MEETING TOMORROW
ItlaSaUl Tbat the D^legatet tu Today's
County ConveutloD Are Sollt! for
I.lbbey for tin- C'ougresMoual
Nomination.
Yesterday's Republican precinct
meetings in the two districts heard
from broke all political records in this
county in the matter of harmony.
They were impressively lamblike from
start to finish, and in many respects
reminded one of so many saintly Dun
kur.ds assembled in solemn conclave?
begging pardon of the Dunkards. After
all, .however, it was not at all strange
that; the dove of factional peace should
hov?r over the day's proceedings. As
the jmatter in hand was a Wise affair
it was deemed the part of wisdom to
secure a sinch upon brotherly love,
whloti was very successfully accom?
plished iby placing the meetings in the
I hand's of competent men.
Th& Hampton convention was held in
i Samjritan Hall, on King street, and,
I consl?ering the unusual hour at which
it ws^s called?1 o'clock?was well at
I tendqd. It was called to order by An
I drew I Williams, chairman of the dis
i trict ^committee, who delivered a brief
I address which was well received. R.
Watsbn then placed Thomas Kennedy
I in nomination tor permanent chairman,
' making, in the course of his remarks,
J a number of happy hits which brought
'down! the house. No other name'was
presejnted and Kennedy received the
I unanimous vote of the body. R. W.
Browjn was elected secretary. A com?
mittee of live \yas then appointed to
recommend six delegates to the county
convention, and after an absence of
ten njiinutes reported the following
namefe: T. H. Kennedy, M. T. Walker,
I. T. ?Tones, Andrew Williams, R. Wat?
son amd Robert Brown. The report was
adopted without dissent, and with it
the wlork of the meeting ended.
Befolre the convention adjourned,
I howevler, ringing speeches were made
by Anjdrew Williams, William Graves
I and RJ Earle Kohl, a visiting Republi?
can from Pennsylvania. The speech of
the Peimsylvanian was interesting. He
said hi had never been in the South
until me stepped from the steamer at
Fort ifvonroe yesterday morning. His
home is in Bucks county, where he
had the/ honor of being the first negro
summoned in the State to sit on a jury.
Subsequently he held the office of
deputy sheriff. His speech was tempo
rate and| sensible.
The mlee'ting in. Wythe district was
held at! the polling place known as
Slash. J; H. Robinson pres.ued and
Justice T\ H. Saunders was made sec?
retary, f-jike the Hampton gathering
it was aiU affair of unruffled oarmony.
The attendance was large. But half
an hour hvas required for both speech
making sind the selection of delegates.
The following were chosen: E. G.
Jones, A.1, W. Truehart, T. H. Saun
rs, A. 42. Williams, Isaac B. Smith
I and John ?H. Gray.
The worl * of both meetings is favora?
bly eomirn >nted upon. While nothing
was said < :oncerning the choice of a
candidate for Congress, it is known
that the i nen selected to attend the
county cori vention today are for mr.
Libbey^ Ir i ease he cannot be nomina?
ted they will support Dr. Wise, al?
though it is said that several favor the
endorsement of Sir. Holland. The
names of trae Chesapeake district dele?
gates could) n'ot be learned, but it is
stated that Jthey also are supporters of
Mr. Libbey.f
ODD] SUITS IN COURT.
Amusing ^Features of Judge Black
] stone's Docket.
In going! over the long list of un?
settled cas*9 on the docket of the Cir?
cuit Court,lieft as an unwelcome lega?
cy to Judtge Blackstone when he as?
sumed thej duties of the bench, that
popular jufrlst yesterday called several
which cneated considerable amuse:
ment. I
One of (them was a divorce case
which haci been filed years ago. The
name of JMr. Collier appeared as at?
torney for! one of the parties, and Judge
Blackston? asked what disposition of ft
he desirecy. The commonwealth's at?
torney wats, luckily, abseht, and a
friend perf-formed for him the embar?
rassing dfljty of explaining that both
parties to Jthe suit had been dead a long
time. Another case was that of a
couple wlfto had fallen out some eight
or ten yeritrs ago and quarreled them?
selves in'ttj) court. His honor's question
yesterday! as to what should be done
with the i case brought out the reply
that that( the couple had settled their
difference^ and ?are living together
again. Mseantime the suit for divorce
had been Jhummlng along -on legal time
from one '(term to another. A third case
of domes&ic infelicity was that of a
man who,} after entering suit, had ibeen
sent to tjhe penitentiary.
COMMITTEES NAMED.
Men Wh(
Preside:
Men's C
pointed
mittees
are com
Execut;
mlng, c
Ronsone,
Fi nan
ehairma:
W. H. Bj
Educai
Grant, c
Bulifant.
Entert
Cheyne,
Paul S.
Auditi
chairm;
LaCross
Libra!
ehairma
Religt
Benthalj
M. C
F. LaC
D. W. M
R. B. T<
Recept
chairm ai
lison, H
ston, H
Syphe
Invitai
lett, ch;
James Si
Athlet
ehairma
Eiam,
MRS.j
Passed
Mrs.
late Boi
Will Do T. M. C. A. Work
For a Tear,
it Heffelfinger, of the Young
hrlstian Association, has ap
'he following standing com
ir the ensuing year. .These
It'tees of the board:
jve Committee?W. J. A. Cum
irman: R. L. Tennis, A. T.
C. E. Cheyne, J. W. Rowe.
Committee?M. C. Ronsone.
J. )^,Rowe, R. B. Tennis,
'en ton.
Iinal Committee?Paul S.
ilrman; J. F. LaCrosse. A. L.
?
nment Committee?C. E.
hairman: R. R.^ Richardson,
Irant.
Committee?R. L. Tennis,
W. J. A. Cumrmng, J. F.
i Committee.?J. Heffelfinger,
A. T. Ransone, R. B. Tennis.
Work Committee?T. N.
bhairman; Fred Cunningham,
jnsone, R. R. Richardson, J.
Bse, Dr. W. A. Peckler, Capt.
jer, C. W. Hall, R. L. Tennis,
lulls.
|m Committee?A. T. Ransone.
Ben. B. Bartlett, George El
bert Grant, Walter M. John
iry Clarke, Oscar Gilbert,
vis.
on Committee?Ben. B. Bart
rman; Walter M. Johnston,
lith. Walter Hudgins.
Committee?L. S. Grant,
John Weymouth, E. G.
|R. Addison.
tMCARY WHITING DEAD,
uletly Away After a Long
. lioness,
lary L. Whiting, wife of the
Whiting, died at 2 o'clock
yesterday afternoon, at her residence
on Locust street, after a long illness.
She was about 71 years old. The causa
of death was paralysis.
Mrs. Whiting was highly esteemed by
those who knew her. She had been for
many years a member of the Method?
ist Episcopal church. She is survived
by a son. William H. Whiting, a mem?
ber of Company D, Fourth Virginia
regiment, who is now at Jacksonville,
and a daughter. Mrs. Annie Dnrden,
who has resided with, her some time.
The funeral will not take place until
tomorrow, 1n order to afford time to
her son to make the journey from Jack?
sonville.
THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
The public schools in this city were
opened yesterday with an unusually
large enrollment for the first day of
the term, and it is feared that many
applicants will have to be turned away.
In one room there are more than sixty
children, nearly double the number
that should be there. In all of the
rooms the attendance was equal to that
at any period during last year's session.
BRIEF ITEMS.
Judge Blackstone yesterday granted
a decree of absolute divorce In the
case of Annie M. Sager against A. D.
Kl?ger.
A colored laborer named Lewis, em?
ployed by the government at Fort
Monroe, was painfully injured yester?
day morning by an iron wedge, which
Hew from a stone into which it was
being driven and struck him on the
head.
Mrs. H. D. Knight and daughter,
Miss Joste, left yesterday for their
home in Greensboro, N. C, after a very
pleasant visit to the family of Mr. A. S.
Hall, on Back River.
PERSONAL NOTES.
Major T. C. Tupper, who died re?
cently at Cleveland, O., was on the
active list of the army for thirty-two
years, having enlisted as a private in
the Sixth United States Cavalry in
1862.
Some effort is being made by Repub?
licans to Induce George Gould to run
for State Senator In New Jersey. He
does not seek the nomination, but
might accept It if it were tendered
without opposition.
S. A. Knapp, LL. D., to whom the
, United States government has given
j the unique title of "agricultural ex?
plorer." has sailed for Japan. He is to
visit Japan. China and possibly' the
Philippine Islands In the Interest of the
department of agriculture.and will be
gone about five months.
Sir Thomas Lipton. the millionaire
London tea dealer, who intends to race
his yacht, the Shamrock, for theAmer
Ica's cup. is carefully calculating
chances. He has sent William Fife,
designer of his yacht, to this country
to study weather conditions on the At?
lantic coast, where the race will be
sailed.
The proprietor of the large metal
works at Berndorf. Austria, has had a
special theatre constructed for his
workmen by the architects Helmer and
Felimer. It is to be formally opened
in a few weeks in the presence of the
emperor, and thereafter a theatrical
company from Baden will give a per?
formance twice a week.
Miss Minnie Scarff and Miss Mamie
Kenseft, the Baltimore girls through
whose efforts money has '2>e?n raised
for the purchase of a handsome flag to
be presented to theuruiser- Baltimore,
will accompany the mayor of their city
to Washington to arrange with the
navy department for the forwarding JOt
the ensign to Manila.
The latest titled recruit to the ranks
of professional nurses is Lady Her
mione Blackwood, the daughter of the
marquis and marchioness of Dufferin.
She has entered the hospital as a pro?
bationer with the sanction of her
mother, who has done more than any
other woman to advocate professional
nursing abroad, especially In India.
The young earl of Seafleld has taken
to himself a wife, a Miss Townsend,
daughter of a New Zealand doctor.
There are now four countesses of Sea
field?his lordship's wife mother,
grand-stepmother and grandaunt. The
last is Caroline, countess of Seafleld,
who owns the estates. Two countesses
of Seafleld live in Scotland and two In
New Zealand. t
When the Eighth New Tork regi?
ment was on the way home from
Chickamauga the train was stopped at
several places for supplies which peo?
ple bought. At one of these stops the
conductor roughly informed Major
Neff that he would start . in half an
hour. "If you start before these sup?
plies of milk, ice. etc.. for the sick men
are on board," said the major, "I give
you my word that I'll shoot you dead."
The train remained over an hour.
Just as the Dreyfus scandal is open?
ing again comes the news from Vienna
that Baron Alexander Von Marschfield,
a colonel on the staff of the Austrian
army, has been quietly tried, convicted,
deprived of his commission and also
his nobilitary title and sentenced to
ten years of penal servitude for selling
to the military attache of the Russian
embassy at Vienna the plans of Aus?
tria for the defense of Galicia and for
the mobilization of the Austrian army.
The Russian military attache has
been recalled.
A STORY OF GEN. BURT.
To the series of anecdotes about
Brig. Gen. "Andy" Burt's marksman?
ship now current, acorrespondentof the
Philadelphia Record, who .served un?
der that gallant soldier during the civil
war, adds a new one. It seems that
when Burt was a captain. In the Eigh?
teenth United States Infantry, in April,
1864, the companies had daily target
practice, the man making the best shot
of the day being excused from any
duty for twenty-four hours. One day a
six-footer from Indiana named Brown
made a bull's eye the first shot. "Load
your rifle for me," said Capt. Burt.
"and if I don't duplicate your shot I'll
excuse you from a camp guard for a
week." Brown, unobserved, tore two
cartridges and poured the charges of
both into his w.eapon, then dropped in
the two balls, point foremost, and ram?
med them home. Burt took the gun,
squatted down, resting his elbows oh
his knee and aimed long and deliber?
ately. When he pulled the trigger the
recoil threw him flat on his back.
When he opened his eyes the company
wag shouted: "Better lie still, Capt.
Burt: The d?d gun is kicking yet!"
And Capt. Burt's reply, according to
our correspondent, would have done
credit to "Fighting Bob" Evans.
THE PRINCE OF WALES' JOKE.
I heard a good story about the -Prince
and it was well vouched for, says a
writer in the ProvldenAe Journal. In
the eighties, when the J Radicals were
more than ever clamorius and active,
a young lord said to hijn:
"Sir, have you ever ffhought of the
possibility of this becoming a republic,
and you losing your tltfc and income?"
"Yes, I have." said thfe Prince.
"And have you thouflfcit of what you
would do?" the young ?rd persisted.
"Why, yes," saidJ&A. Prince, "there
would always be adfnance to lecture in
America." jf
Lorenzo Perofflf the Italian musician,
is a Roman CaJHollc priest, having been
I ordained in ygfi.
Sf &s?r*abSe Advice
for these cool fall days and nights.
We would advise the chanqe from the ex?
treme liqht weight underwear for the more
comfortable medium weight garments,
which we are offerinq the public in natural
and fawn colored, merino weaves, at excep?
tionally low prices.
Fall OtfercotvflTs
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.
/?*npt^ The Reliable
Clothier. Shoer ana
^f^^hj^FMM^^^^ \]HW DANK
^p*^853**51?^^ 1 NATIONAL HUILDING
INANGt AND COMMERCE
Market Quotations From the
Leading Business Centers.
NEW YORK MONEY MARKET.
NEW YORK, Sept. 20.?Money on call
firm, at 4 [email protected] per cent.; last loan, 6
per cent.; prime mercantile paper. 4<?'5
per cent.; sterling exchange heavy,
with actual business in bankers' bills
at 4.83 [email protected] for demand, and at 4.81
[email protected] for sixty days; posted rates,
[email protected] and [email protected]; commercial bills,
4.80 [email protected]; silver certificates, [email protected]:
Mexican dollars, 47 3-8; government
bonds, weak.
NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE.
NEW YORK, Sept. 20.?The stock
I market today presented all the charac?
teristics of genuine reaction. Last
week's sharp recovery eliminated the
short interests very largely and the
forced liquidation of profits had been
mostly completed during the previous
continued decline. The market was
thus freed to a great extent from tech?
nical influences, and in condition to
respond to the prospects for general
business in the country. Its failure to
do so yesterday was attributed to the
unsettling Influence of the slump in
sugar. The bears were evidently tim?
id about continuing their campaign fur?
ther against sugar, and were Inclined to
cover so that this intluence toward re?
action was removed. Nevertheless.the
market drooped heavily toward lower
basis with one or two exceptions in
the list and closed on 'barely steady at
a level generally 1 per cent, "or more
below last night's level. The demand
for stocks was very small all day, and
prices went down easily under com?
paratively light offerings. Weakness
was practically manifest In tobacco,
the grangers and Pacifies. The sharpest
break in the market was coincident of
, the marking' up of call loans to 6 per
I cent. This flurry in the money market
was a disappointment to bull opera?
tors, especially in views of the engage?
ment of over $2,000.000 in gold for im?
port and mailing from the Treasury
Department yesterday of checks for in?
terest on registered four per cent bonds
due October 1, amounting to $4,1)10,000.
which are payable immediately. The
sub-treasury's debit balance at the
clearing house also ran up today' to
I $1,261,458. reflecting a large increase in
I government expenditures. Call money
in London is 1-2 per cent, against 6 per
I cent, here today. London discount is
3-4 to 1 7-8. against 4 pei? cent. here.
It is a fact that a part of the day's
gold engagements were made by bullion
dealers here who are shipping silver in
response to the existing active demand
attributed to Spanish account. There
is not sufficient demand for the ex?
change against silver shipment to make
a market, and there is * better profit
in importing gold. Exchange Is thus
I clearly demonstrated to be at the gold
import point, and the question arises
I what has been done with the country's
credits abroad that they do not bring
a larger gold movement. The imme
I diate future of the local money market
however, clearly toward greater
I ease.
Total sales of stocks today were 452,
i 100 shares.
AtcliiBon. 18
Baltimore Sc Ohio. 43i
Canada, Pact lie. 804
Canada Southern. 584
Chesapeake & Ohio. 23i
Chicago & Alton. . 150
Chicago, Burlington & Quintfy.. 114i
C. C. C. & St. L. 40J
do do pref'd. 80
Delaware & Hudson. 10U
Delaware, Lack. & W. 149
Erie (new)... 13J
: Fort Wayne..?. 171
I Great Northern prefd. 184
Illinois Central.ex div 111!
Lake Shore . 102*
i Louisville & Nashville. 80?
Manhattan L. 90*
j Michigan Central. 105
S Missouri Pacific. 83*
Mobile & Ohio. 274
New*Jersey Central. 03
New York Central. 115J
Norfolk & Western. 14
Northern Pacific. 40K
do pref'd. 7?4
Pittsburg. 100
Reading. 188
Rock Island. 1014
St. Panl. l?8l
do pref'd.156
Southern Pacific. 221
Southern Railway. 84
do pref'd. 33i
Texas & Pacific. ibj
Union Pacific pref'd,. C4j
Adams Express. 114
American Express. 130
United States Express. 41
Wells Panto Express. 120
American Tobacco. 140f
do pref'd. 130
People's Gas. 10H
Consolidated Gas. 179
General Electric. 478
Pacific Mail. 33
Pullman Palace. . .es div 187
Silver Certificates. 01
Sugar. Ilflt
do pref'd . 109
Tennessee Coal & Iron. 28ft
Western Union. us
Chicago Northwestern. 180|
do pref'd. 175
Chicago Great Western. 15
CHICAGO GRAIN MARKET.
CHICAGO, Sept. 20.?Strong outside
cash markets and light northwest re?
ceipts were factors In a sharp advance
in wheat today. December closed 1 1-Se
higher and September 1 3-4c higher.
Corn and oats were both favorably af?
fected by wheat, and advanced about
l-4c each. Provisions were weak early,
but uirned strong and closed at slight
advances all around.
WHEAT? Opeu High Low Close.
Sept 05* 008 (55 ?0J
Dec ?38 ?34 (12 J (18}
May 04 4 04i (14 04$
CORN?
Sept 298 29 i 294 20J
Doc 298 29g 291 29$
OATS
Sept 20? 21* 200 2U
Dec 20? 208 20* 208
POUK?
Sept 8.17A, 8.171 8.174 8.174
Oct 8.15 8.80 8.15 8.271
LARD?
Sept 4.65 4.70 , 4.05 4.70
Oct 4.75 4.774 " 4.75 4.774
UIBS?
Sept 5.30 5.30 5.30 5.274
Oct 5.221 5.25 5.224 5.25
Cash quotations were as follows:
Flour dull; JSo- 8 spring wlieat.
[email protected]; No. 2 red, ?0; No. 2
corn, 30(330i: Ko. 2 oats, 23*: No.
2 white, [email protected]; No. 3 white, 241;
No. 2 rye, 47; No. 2 barley, 31
@44; No. 1 flax seed, 874; prime
timothy seed, 2.45; mess pork per
barrel 8.22ig8.27; lard, per 100 pounds,
4.75ftii4.77i; short ribs sides, loose,
5 15<2i5.85; dry salted - bL. ulders,
boxed, [email protected]; short clear sides,
boxed, [email protected];No. 2 yellow corn,
304.
BALTIMORE PRODUCE MARKET.
BALTIMORE, Sept. 20.?Flour?Dull;
unchanged.
Wheat?Firm; spot and month, 70(g)
1-4; October, 69 [email protected]; December. 68
[email protected]; southern wheat by sample. 64
@71.
Corn?Easy; spot and month, [email protected] 1-4;
October. 33 [email protected], new or old; Novem?
ber or Decem!ber, [email protected] 3-4: southern
white corn, [email protected]
Oats?Firm; No. 2 white western, 26
[email protected]
Rye?Finn; No. 2 nearby. 49 sales;
No. 2 western, 51.
Sugar?Strong: unchanged.
Butter?Steady; unchanged.
Eggs?Firm; unchanged.
Cheese?Steady; unchanged.
Lettuce?Unchanged.
Whiskey?Unchanged.
NEW YORK COTTON FUTURES.
NEW YORK, Sept. 20.?Cotton . fu?
tures opened quiet. October, 5.32; No?
vember, 5.35; December, 5.39: January,
5.44: February, 5.47; March, 5.52; April,
5.56; May, 5.59; June, 5.62.
is I War M
Well we hope It Is, but we kcow
that summer and hot weather will be
with us for some time to come and if
you have not already availed yourself
of the chance to get a good Detroit
Jewel Qas Range you hsve missed one
of your best friends and more, you
have missed the comfort that can only
be had from the use of gas fuel, which
brlngB delight and happiness wherever
it is In use. Talk Is cheap you may
say and a gas man must "gas," and
who can blame him. He knows a good
(hing?he wants to push it along, and
he is wining that his friends should
share in the procession. Generous soul
that he is, he gives his advice free. It
is no trouble to sing the praises of gas
for fua? and as for light, its beauty
shines so he who runs may be impress?
ed. Oas for fuel at $1.00 is the cheapest
fuel if it is economically used. Are
you economical ? You are-prudent and
wise. Therefore get a gas range. We
will tell you something next week
about heating that will surprise you.
Call No. 34 "on either phone if you can
not call. But come if you can.
Newport News Gas Company,
W. S. BO WEN? SupU
Classical School for Girls
and Young Ladies.
Full corps of efficient teachers, repre?
senting the best colleges of the North
and South.
Unusual advantages In Art, Music
and Elocution, Conservatory course in
music, Business course.
TERMS REASONABLE.
Your patronage solicited.
Apply to MRS. M. W. HARWOOD,
225 29th St., Newport News, Va.
aue27-lm.
and Family Liquor Store
B8TflBbl8?ED IN 1888.
Is the place for you to buy your
Wines and Liquors for Cooking and
Medicinal purposes.
itiese Qre ine Rules 01 me Gare and mo
INSIDE:
IB
No Loud Talking
or Singing, discuss?
ing of Politics, Na?
tionality or Keli
gion. Ail who
cannot comply with
these rules are re?
quested to spend
their time and mon?
ey elsewhere.
All orders t?y ma'l trill raealva grosses*
attenttea.
No. tSll WASHINGTON AVJ?NU?,
P. O. Box It. NEWPORT NEWS, VA.
(?t HESAPEAKE & OHIO RAILWAY
J FOR RICHMOND, WASHING
I TON, LYNCHBURG, CINCINNATI.
LOUISVILLE, CHICAGO, ST. LOUIS,
&C. MOUNTAIN RESORTS AND
SUMMER HOMES.
Schedule in effect June 26, 1898.
WESTBOUND,
j LvNewport News
j Ar Richmond_
Lv Richmond ....
Ar Lynch burg ...
Ar Lexington, Va.
Ar IJat'l Bridge ..
j Ar Clifton Forge
I Lv Richmond_
Ar Charlottesville
Ar Staunton .
Ar Clifton Forge
i Ar Va. Hot Spr'gs1
Ar White Sulphur:
Ar Cincinnati
I Ar Louisville
I Ar Chicago .
I Ar St. Louis
I 5 & 1 I No. 1 j No. 8
8 00a|
10 15a|
10 30a
3 50p
*6 2?p
6 22p
7 30p
'10 20a|
' 145p|
? 3 3Sp
? 5 4flp
4 35p
6 50p
e 2Sp
21Sp
5 4-1 p
7 08p
8 57p
<J fjjp
9 28p
7 55a
U 00a
5 30p
10 3Op
2 43a
4 22a
6 28a
7 25a
705?
S15p
8 00p
7 16a
< ana.
i 'Daily except Sundays Other tlma
daily.
Noe. 5 and 1 Mountain Reeorts trails
daily to Richmond and except Sunday,
motimond to Ronceverte,
Parlor Car Old Point to Ronceverta
without change.
No. 1 with Pullman daily Richmond
to Cincinnati. Louisvllla and St. Louis.
No. 3 with Pullman daily Old Point to
Hinton, 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,
6 05 and 6 15 p m.
Sundays only 11 15 a and 1, 3, 6, 6 OS,
7, 8 and 9 pm.
FOR NORFOLK. lExtralNo.- 2JNo. 4
I Trip. 1 dal. [ dai.
Lv. Newport News .1 8 20a 111 15a| 6 05p
Ar Norfolk. 9 16a 12 15p 7 06p
At Portsmouth .. ...|v |l2 28p| 7 20p
Steamer Louise leaves Portsmouth
dally (40 a m and 300 p m. Leaves
Norfolk 7 00 a m, 9 35 a m and 3 30 p nt
for Newport NewB.
For tickets and other information ap?
ply to E. W. ROBINSON, Ticket Agent,
Newport News.
JOHN D. POTTS.
Asst. Gen. Passenger Agt,
Richmond, Va,
rp HE NORFOLK & WASKINO
-L TON STEAMBOAT COMPANY.
The New and Powerful Iron Palaca
Steamers Newport News, Washington
d Norfolk will leave dally as fol?
lows:
NORTH BOUND,
learners leave Portsmouth, foot
of North street at. 5:00 p. m.
Leave Norfolk, foot of Mathews
street at.-6:45 p. m.
Leave Old Point at. 6:45 p. m,
" rrivo Washington at.7:00 a. m.
B. &. O. R. R. PENN., R. R. -
Lv. Washington at.. 8:00 a m..8:00am
Ar. Philadelphia at.11:00 a m. 10:50 am
Ar. New York at.. .. 1:25 p m..2:15 p m
South bound, B. & O. R- R, Penn. R. R.
Lv. New York at_11:30 a m... 1:00 p m
Lv. Philadelphia at. 1:33 p m..3:18 p m
Ar. in Washington .. 4:30 p m..6:18 p m
Steamers leave Washington at 6:30 p m
' rrive Fortress Monroe at.... 7:00am
Arrive Norfolk at . 8:00 a m
Arrive at Portsmouth at. 8:30 a m
The trip down the historic Potomao
vet and Chesapeake Bay on the ele?
gant steamers of this company Is un?
surpassed. The steamers are compar?
atively new, having been built In 1891.
and are fitted up In the most luxuri?
ant manner, with electric lights, call
bell, and steam beat 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. CALLAHAN, Agent.
_Norfolk, V?
OLD DOMINION STEAMSHIP CO.
DAILY SERVICE BETWEEN
NEW YORK AND VIRGINIA
POINTS.
The elegant passenger steamships
j Jamestown, Guyandotte, Princess Ann?
I and Old Dominion leave New York
every day except Sunday at 3:30
j P. M., for Norfolk and Newport News,
i touching at Fortress Monroe on ttio
j south bound trip.
The ships of this line leave Norfolk
for New York direct every day except
i Sunday at 5:30 P. M.
A short, delightful and Invigorating
I vojsage.
i FARES:
Ftrst-clase, straight, including meals
and berth .? 8.W
I First-class, round trip. Including
meals and berth . $13.06
i Steerage, without subaistance.... C60
Steamer Luray arrives from Smith
field and leaves for Norfolk dally ex?
cept Sunday at 8:00 A. M. Retufhlng
l leaves Norfolk from Bay Line wharf
I every day except Sunday at 3:00 P. M,
~M. B. CROWELL, Agent.
t,| ERCHANTS & MINERS TRANS
, LV1 PORTATION CO.'S STEAMSHIP.
LINES FOR BOSTON. PROVIDENCE
i and BALTIMORE.
Leave Newport News, via Norfolk foe
Boston every Monday,Wednesday and
Friday, sailing from Norfolk at 5>30 P.
M. Leaves for Provldenoe Tuesdays,/
Fridays and Sundays at 5:30 P. M. r
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, J3; round
trip; $5, including stateroom berth, Ac
I commodatlons and cuisine ua
I equalled. Freight and passengers
] taken for all points north and south.
For further information apply to
L. C. SAUNDER?,-Agent,
Newport News, Va.
W. P. TURNER, G. P. A.
J. C. WHITNEY, T. M.
General office, Baltimore, Md.
THE STEAMER a A. iPCALIJ
will leave Newport News wita
both freight and passengers for Peters?
burg every Monday, Wednesday and
Friday about 7:15 A. M., and will leava
Newport News for Norf oik every Tues?
day. Thursday and Saturday about 3:tt
P. M. . . * -sjal
vvnl leave Norfolk every Monday?
Wednesday and Friday at 6KH) A. M.
I sharp. J. W._ PHILIPPS,

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