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I ' V^ua^IL_ " * UNPERSON, S. C SUNPA^^ JULY 4, nais, NUMBER IBO.
MILLIONAIRE WOUNDER BY
Declare? He Didn't Intend to
Harm Morgan-Wanted to
^Morgan, head ?
Morgan & Coi
.today at his 'e>
by Frank Holt,
a former etud
Holt iras to
io uti fa v
ila home 1
?a advise that
lng' conree after strttthg the breast,
passing out through the arm. The
other wound is said to be In the Mp.
Except for the fact that Mr. Mor
gnn was shot, members of the Mor
. gan firm in town were without de
tails or tho shooting for two hours
after lt was said to have occurred.
Tito rumors roached Wall Street
soon after opening of the market. <r?;^
market Bhaded a point on rumor, but
remained practically stationary after
the news was confirm?!.
Morgan's assailant arrived at Olen'
covii this moaning on a train, hired
an automobile and went to the Mor
gan home on .Vmtlnieock Point. He
told the. butlor he was an old friend
of Morgan and when refused ad
mittance the man pressed a pistol
against tho butler, who screamed,
then the man pushed his way past
tho servant into the hell.
Morgan approaching ir? the hall
risked what was the trouble. The an?
?wer was a shot which airack Mor
gan In thc hip. itbrgnn feil into a
chair; The - butler - etruck tho as
sailant on the bend with JI brass coat'
hod aa he fired tito shot that hit
The butler secured the assailant'*
pistol, ' oventowcrad htra and officer*
placed the man in ?n automobil? and'
.took bim tu C'eneovo's under arrest.
Morgan's doctor waa summoned
News tn Wall Siveet.
E?ftMluh the oi'ttn' regarding Mr. Mor
flaorgan's activities in connection
wirb war had ahythtng to do with the
m MAY REVEA!
Fail? Will Disclose
Name? of Partners Sn
New York, July 3.-Martin
ton,. Charles Becker's counsel. ?
today it Beaker-fella'in his appen*,,,
t^io United Stiles supreme court ho
iwOifdlscloae the names of th
with when, hc ^alleged to' 1
yided a hundred thousand
graft collected from gambltni
so/t keepers during hie care
of a strong arra of the poll jo
before.he goes.to the electrl
for lvjsenLhal'3 mavder.
London Esinto Hold for lietel.
London. July 3.-The Arundell os
Ute, comprtshlg about 3,800 square
.yards,' near .'Piccadilly Circu?? front?n-'
* . . ? '
o construct- a ?
irani on the J
New Sheriff of FairfleM,
Daughter/Nacaed . J
?R |?% Will Case j
? ***** Blalr
tfr*. Elisabeth Sooddj IHfeheoek.
,?!range cas* of th6 Camp.
Jell millions hs* brought to Hg)lt a
vornan who may. becom? famous jn
?er connection with will contests
Hrs. Saitii Blair is one of the Impor
ant figures |n the suit of relatives
o break the will OK James CBJ?P
the St. Louis trallon mau wout
i?? t??,(H)0,000 In trust for h>s"??fe
md ?anginer when bc died last year.
?rsi_ Blair ' tt is charil by Clarke
a. tiosencianix, co?ns?! for Mrs.
.Aron!*.! andf her daughter, was in
J^vL^ ? G *?nte|?.- of tho will
if .Thomas 0 ?f san Vran
.tsc<\ and John Starten, theatre man
der of Boston, both T*ry wealthy
Glencove, July g.-Frank Holt, the1
former Cornellv.lnfitruct'or. "who tiring.'
to assassina te J. P. Morir?n today,
confessed tonight that ie ?et the bomb
walch exploded . In the capitol at
Washington last night, >f The police
?ay Holt, by his confession, and de
tailed description of th bomb, stamped
himself ss au export in the use of ex-,
Morgan is resting well'tonight, the
Bpecleixis'.". said. They refused to
state tho nresise location of tj
wounds, bo*, it was established <
eleven o'clock thal both bullets strm
prevailed that Holt is <ronnectwy?wfl*
?tber bomb outraces which have baf
fled the police .recently, notably the
icere ho timad thc
?WtHf? IMPETUS '<
CSiAWCES OF SUD
h the re
it, hi> con*
i borg nor tn i
lione can emu
raw men from
ips a shortage
?tither mvrth of
Today'? official Vienna and Berlin
ta tem cn ts chronicle only successes
br thoir armies.
The British front in Flanders re
gains remarkably quiet. The French
nd Germans are again fighting in
argonne. The Gormans claim tha
ich are using deadly gases.
Petrograd, July .1.-Official state*
lt issued by the Russian admiralty
lld IK FAVOR
Court Decides Against
Government in Dissolu
igdelphia, Joly 3.--The federal
o?rt for eastern ti'enns7lvan>!a today
oclded that the Reading group of
orpofotlons, tim Contrat Railroad of
lew Jevsoy, tho lehigh Coal and N?vi
atlon company and snhsidary and ai
led companies wer? not leagued to1
ether In Unlawful combination ene
? or trans?
at tho Le
ASSASSIN OF IN
-MAY BE IM
bomb to explode at mid
set - H aboiifc Yficrur in tho
d w?lted tillie union s ta
jen went to
'ne ai com
mile, son j
in Wash i
N. Y., Jffiy 3.-Frank
?day shot J."5*. Morgan, ls
io set the nptnb that ex
he/capita) aj? Washington
He confessed in a ?tate
st ice Lny?t% and Thom
!K ;U1 of ?i? apmbaquad or
re lui rosa, ?lid described
i-hich w^^aajd to be unl
sed three sticks of dyna
natcb hoads and a bottle of
i . ? < ad ' experimented
mb?nation many times, be
ifession of the capitol out
sd closely dent?is to news
I He tobi them he wasn't
ion yesterday, and:said he
i York ?ll the time.
jpn, Jw'y 3.-A r.lgld In
?was made today to deter
off th? m
ian naval squadron tn thc
3$d with five ?German oral
al flotilla torpedo boat ott
i$>ast fit Gothland. July 2.
; cruiser was beached and
varshlns put to flight,
'jussian cruisers, the state
baltlti the Russian squad- ?
y|tacked unsuccessfully bj
bmarine Jn the Black Sea
0 Turkish steamers and
?easel with cargoes ot
ovlsions. and exchanged j
three armored schooners
h of the Boaphorus, driv
hore. according to the
1 Journal today publlsh
Eedict authorizing tao
ister of finance to make
of treasury obligations br
25,000,000 each. The Issues to bo in
Ihe form of flv.? per , cont short term
notes, free ot Income tax.
London, July -An Athens report'
says a British submarine yesterday
-auk a Turkish troop shin in thc
Marmora Bea. - .
Tho Russians report several ? vic
tories in the Hallie against Qerman
Tampu, Oa.. July 3.-J. J, Mendcn
iiem, a prominent oitl/.en of Clear
water, is bsi-1 in Pinella!, county Jatl.
in charges connected with thc killing
if two wemen, reported aa named
Elliott, ut cu automobile r.n the west
near Moccasin Branch last
the women's bod tts ' were
the fire whloh destroyed
itiilc supposedly after the
?re killed. The chauffeur
fche tragedy and said he
ord a shot in the car and that bo
?;I ?fo?t to Clearwater. He said he
lard three shots white be ?as run
Broke Up Elopement |
Bristol, Tean., July 3.-?-??cwa from
rroutdale, Va., is that Alonso, N.
merchant there, shot and
silled Jerry Taylor | 23. beeaue* ?he
ireatened t<. elope with and
slrfy Bodied R*?vered.
?les, July 3.-Thirty bodies
ii recovered from the ruins
nominating rocket factory
waa destroyed on Wednesday,
explodion. Many of the Itt?
IEW YORK MILLION
ICH EXPLODED IN
raine the cause of the explosion late
last night which wrecked the public
reception room of the senate side o!
No persons wero Injured. Superin
tendent of the capitol estimated the
I damage at about six hundred dollars
The oxplo.ion caused great excite
ment, was heard blocks away ard
! caused great buildings to tremble
Washington, July 3.-The Wash
ington Times today received a letter,
bearing a postmark timed before the
explosion, announcing the explodion
would occur. The letter was dated
June 1 and signed R. Pearce, the
fact that it was typewritten Indicates
the writer had been waiting nome
time to execute the plan which tho
I letter said would be "an exclamation
point to my appeai for peace." The
?letter closed with xi proposal for the
referendum of questions of war to
[expertp. The police are hunting the
Extra Pr?cautions at Cornish.
Cornish, July ?.-Extra precautions
have been taken by the secret set-vice
>to guard President Wilson today.
ACK BY MUSCO
M BY ITALIANS
?SI AN. DEFEAT
ships and in the Black Sea against
Austro-Rnmanlan Alliance Broken.
Borne, July 3.-It bas been.learned
from diplomatic sources at Bucharest
that the king of Rumania" In lils re
ply to a letter from Emperor
Francia Joseph urging neutrality on
Rumania and invoking the Austro
Rumanian alliance announced that
Rumania has reasstimed her freedom
of action, thus breaking tho alliance.
The king considers that Italy's de
nunciation of the Triple Alliance au
tomatically released the Romanians
from allegiance to the Teutonic
It Is believed here that this action
is proof that the allin shave vron over
Rumania to their side in the war.
London, July 3.-The British
steamer Gadsby was Bunk today by a
German submarine. The crew, was
landed at Moville. I rebind.
London, July 3.-An empty life
boat and another boat marked "Oral
gard. Leith" were towed Into Pen
zance vaday. Ii is thought the
steamship ?raigan!, from Galveston
and Newport News fur Havre, may
UNVEIL MONUMENT IQ
BEN. NATHANIEL GREF.N
Equestrian Steluc to Great Revo
lutionary Ken? at Battle
Crowd, N. C.
Battle Ground. N. C.. July :?. - One
hundred and thirty-five years a,ftet
he led his command to victory over
General Con wallis' red cc.it? at Guil
ford court house, a monument was
unveiled today on thia famous bet
tle'leld in honor of the memory of
General Nathaniel Greene,"who com
manded tho Colonial forces in the
Itonth during the latter part of the
American Revolution. It waa in this
vicinity that the battle waa fought
on March 15, 1781, wblch resulted in
niteh heavy losses to Cornwallis, tue
British leader, that he was forced to
retreat to Wilmington, N. C.
The monument ls In the form of an
wt ?strt-In statue ot General Greene,
made of bronce, ou a granite base,
lt is thirty feet high, F. H. Parker,
!>f Nsw York, was tho sculptor.
MISTRIAL III MURDER
Jory Unable to Agree In Cate
Against Jess dem For
Greenwood, July 3.-A mistrial was
ordered Friday night at 8:30 in the
case of Jese Clem, charged with the
murder of J. C. Whitman, after the
jury h ?ri deliberated Tor more than
Judge Mendel J. Smith, .noon mo-|
tion ot Mr. George T. Magill, attor
ney for the defendant this morning I
filed an order granting Clem bond in |
the sum ot $2,000. Aft soon as bonds
men are secured the prisoner will bel
released. It ia probable that "he will|
be given bia liberty Monday.
Illness ot Mr. J. J. Mattison, one
of the furors, caused a mistrial to be
ordered perhaps es riler than it would
haye been, as Judge Smith boc*
shown an inclination to keep the
men out all night. Mr. M?t tison waa
taken seriously sick yesterday. after
noon and Dr. R. B. Bptlng, wno waa
summoned, stated under oath to
Jndge Smith that he believed it un
wise to .he'd the juror on account of
bis physical condition.
Tba foreman. Mr. W. S. Sanders, |
was then &,ked lt thar? was any pos
sibility ot an agreement and he re
plied thai there .was absolutely none.
Judge Smith thou ordered a mistrial
and discharged tho Jpry
i^-lE&y'' , ,( ; ' lt *8 generally
IBfmffiSt"that- the Jury stood seven
for conviction end five for -acquittal..
ft was generally believed that th? j
case would result in a mistrial.
j "Bi y> if ? i i?
Man Wiri Keeps
The War Going
To Take Bride
. Pierre S. du Peat.
Pierre 8. du Pont, bead of what ts.
known SB the powder trust, the E. I.
du Pont de Nomours Powder company,
a bachelor all of his forty-three years,
ls about-to take a bride. HI? engage
ment to Miss Alice .Relin of Scranton
Vas just announced.
Misa Belin's family is one of the
leading families in Scranton. Some
member of tt for years baa been
In charge of the du Pout Powder In
terests In the Lackawanna section.
-Mr. du Itont is a eon Of Lamont du
Pont, who was killed several years
ago la a dynamite explosion at Gibbs
town? N. J. Ile has a magnificent
country place near Kennett Squave,
While u sanitary engineer by pro
fession, he.also is a practical powder
maker. Ho !s tbe designer of all tbo
sanitary arrangements at the du Pont
j company's powder plant?. For sov
I eral years he was in charge of tho
; plant at Carney's Point, N. J. Then
H ho was elected treasurer of inc com
? pnny and. Vater a vice president.
IWhen General T. Coleman du Pont
retired ss president late in last Feb
ruary Mr. du Pont headed a sjnw?l
o?w?rhich purchased his couMin' in
terest lo the company tov about
$14.000,000. He was then chosen presi
I OFFICIALS ARE DETERMINED
FORMER DICTATOR SHALL
I WILL BE MOVED
FAR FROM BORDER
[Placad rn Jail on Failure f*
Arrange Bond For
El Paso, July 3.-Victorlaua Huerta
waa In Jell hera tonight arith tire oth
ers arrested today on fresh charges
of conspiracy to violate tho United
States' neutrality. Biz others arrest
ed canter in the week war? on born?,
but the whereabouts of General Pas
cual Oroxvo waa a source of anxiety
U> todera 1 official*;. Orosco sivtded
six guards and disappeared early to
day. Tonight hr- waa reported at va
rious points On both aides ot the bo**
Huerta ls held because he is unable
to give a fifteen thousand dollars ad?,
ditional bond. The nama reason held
Generals Bravo,. Delguado and Caras
and J.E. Ratnerm, Huerta's interpre
ter, and Enrique Goroscto. bia sacre?
tarir* . Huerta la displeased with tho
proceedings today. He' told eommi*
sloner Olivar lt conditions wera dif
ferent be would have abet a deputy
today, He also sent a long message
of protest to Chief Justice White ot
tba suprema court.
Bpp^r^gton, July <CM>ner*i
torlana Hcorta was re-arrested io?jJr
by federal agentH at Bl Paso. Jt 'be
came known tonight? to prevent tbs
Sssiblltty that he might follow tba
itsteps of Pascual Orosco, Who ap
parently forfeited his bond. In escap
ing the espionage of federal. a#en?*?
The war department had authorised
General Funston to Ira pr iso h Hustle
st Fort Bliss is re-arrested. lo view
of the sympathetic feeling, shown in
El Paso toward Huerta. ?ho pqasj
bility of bis removal to. ?oma city
distant from tba bordar is consid
ered certain. . ,
Officials here were... disappointed;
when Huerta waa released PU bond
at first. It la believed, tba; a#W bond
wiU be made practically prohibitive
Conditions In Mexico City 41? it?U cri
tical, according to memela adrices.
Winnipeg, Man., July 8-Juna
frosts did not seriously injure wheat
in Oils great wheat district, accord
ing to experts today. Snow fall la
Saskatchewan and frost In tb? Prince
Albert and the Aberdeen districts
was very severe. Wheat boweber,
had gained a good Had ova;' tia con
dition at the same time last year,
and although the cold was ot o?arae
a set back, lt did not put tho wheat
behind Its norma! condition.
Wont finuge 8bip*e Stets?.
Washington, Jnly 3
Page at London cabled tc4i> that tua
'British steamar Arme "
Monday by a German bi
been requisitioned by Great britain,
but the requisition waa ??aceitad "b
fore , she sailed from Kewpor
Tba status of the ship, aa bi
understood, however, ls
as tbs dispatch doon ur* i
question ot character.
Weshk'.gton, July 2.
Inspector Anthony Cote
let out o? office today,
of Chief Inspector Jsh?
formod a corresponde
mystery about the
Reports from Nsw Ye
would be Si am teaed,
officials say ?hey are tl
plan to drop him.
??ew York, July
only temperately d
tba nows of the ab
The opening ?how
tendency mainly on
S. Steel <V>me in?;
shares, which sho1
suring Hdvi-.e regard!
tu kee and St.
lay. into a
ie dead and