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By E. j
RIEFLY Put. neither
ment wanted to end
B few months' more #
better peace terms.
chance which might
outset. therefore, th(
. But Sergius Witte C
odore Roosevelt, the
quickly followed by
thither by the bureaucracy ostensibly
career forever. Witte fulfilled his mis!
of his failure, actually written, was ;
cracy, believing that everything wouh
the wcrld should he lenient to Russi;
peacebreakers. Then they could turn
we wanted peace, but the Japanese we
made sacrifices. but they wanted to di
has tried to come to a settlement wil
Now st.rike for your homes and your
The Japanese were made ly Witti
.set of mere formalities, which meant.
of both countries would return home v
them that Russia wanted war. not pi
only willingly. but gladly, on several I
And fearing they might be'blame<
ing upon a sanginary war merely in
hesitated. pondered. and] then. under t
velt. yielded.-Ha rper's Weekly.
2WO.O. I-eq% By Thor
9 4**A T is a curioas parad
mioire to tho'se who h
Doubt is ile firs
Denial is the bM
raitor of toiay beco
Noarly .7il of the
the wvorld were e-xe<
Crime is a relative term.
Real law is the crystaliized expre:
ple. IT can never be more than the
the race, at the time. in i's search for
The first tenlency of law when 1
that. is, to solidify into forrus which si
This tendeney brilgs inevitable <
When the published fornnlais of I
its forms for any reason have been i)
expression of the organized virtue of
the law in order to keep it.
The inventor of the telescope was
Bruno, the pioneer philosopher
burned to coath.
George Washington was a traitor
Washington has been canoniz~ed.
It is often necessary for those to
the ranks of the lawless, that, in the
%~ By M. Camill
q.' r.stion of tclep
ofdeep interest, for
ture. one's existence
will say that death
_______- are merely empty
protest against the
hops, justice, cann<
any~ more than the U
not feeling rank as
real and solemn problem. As Pascal
such an impuortant matter that one m
nore it." Why should we ever despair
ture of the thinking powe"r which aniT
destrtuction of the body or not?
Now to considler, the chance of a
particular sensation there are at leas1
facts occuirring the same day. unless
is mathematically true, as we can se
deaths annually to every 1000o. the cha
year. which makes the chances ;35.0'
brings it 16.591, and for youtnd peopli
amount to 18,000, 19.000 or 20.000 to ot
Hence es cases of apparitions wit
sun sa detot amount to even the ti
coin!idemt tio '. iti it not natural to<
By Thomas Wen
+-:...+++~* F all the scholar's edul
+ + ible advantage over
I *. the scholar have the
-g** of his own inefficien(
+ + sys tenm of equalizat1<
(+++%+. turged, which should
+8++++ school teacher two,
...4.author ot a. treatise
Natural law2 pr'ovid
education of the (editor, the lawyer.
dlozens of less edutcated votes at his b4
who writes the editorials, he who ma
convict ion, for good or for evil, is eni
mtittee-mnan is the quan'ermaster of ti
and the encampment. and if he negke
is essential to fighting. in the long rutn
tightinag: and the tone of the political
ac't'aliy contend."Tve glory of univ
once. "s in the powei' '! .(!\'e to inte
A u:i u hn o el
Or all wvould not be wel!
of the Peace g
rence . . . ,
the Russians nor the Japanese govern
the war. because each one hoped that a
hting would establish a clhim for much
and netiher was minded to forfeit a
n, ;er ofered again. From the very
- peac.- pi spects were almost hopeless.
ompiete,. tue good work begun by The
tirst step, which cost a great deal, being
the second, which cost much more. Sent
to make peace. but in reality to ruin his
ion at the very mome nt when the news
bout. to be cabled home. The bureau
I end in smoke. was solicitous only that
. when distributing blame among the
to the Russian people and say: "Behold,
re determined to humble our nation. We
honor us. The apostle of peace. Witte.
i hem, but even lhe has failed utterly.
hlars. your Tsar and your God."
to feel that they were going through a
really nothing. inasmuch as the envoys
ithout a treaty of peace. He convinced
?ace. and that she would give way not
oints and then suddenly pull up.
I by the whole civilized world for euter
orde r to collect a disputed debt. Japan
le enornious pressure exerted by Roose
as Dixon. pdJq-samM
x of history tiha ihe law U'- '":03
ve detied it than to it; appotut- r.'
I step io a larger faith.
inning of larger affirmation, ind the
nie: the hero and lwgiver of tomorrow.
men to whom we owe the progress of
ut ed as criminals by tlhe olicial guar
sior, of tihie organize1d virtue of the pwo
embodiment of the total experience of
the szEcret (f self-prese'vation.
hus emabodied is to become feminianq
all bind the bodies and the sonis of the
'onilict. with ite iisculine principle of
aw have been outgrown by the raec. or
rverted so that they no longer are thO
a people, it becomes necessary to break
punished as a common malefactor.
nd :hinkeri of' the motdern wot'li. was
to George Ill.. bitt his treason won and
vhom 'aw and order are dearest to .joinl
detht of the law. Law may live.-Col
athic communttic'ation from the dying is
the theory concerns one's self, one's na
or one's nonentity. Of course. man2'
is the end of us. Biut such statementS
ords-all the aspirations of humanity
ilea of annihilation. Ideals, dreams.
t. logically be considered mere illusion
d which is the subject of them. Does
high as reason? Anyhow. it is a v'ery
says, "The immortality of the soul is
ist '>e void of all feeling to wish to ig
of at riving at the knowledge of the na
mies us. and knowing if it survives the
(leath at a distance c:oincidinig with any
1.91. chances to one against the two
h one was caused by the other. This
. For as there are on an average 22
c is multiplied by the 365 (lays in the
(I, andl this dlividedl by the 22 pcer 10100
or those in full strength the chances
hot the simtultaneotus death of the per
th part of the number of cases with a
tonlude that there must be a cause for
cation in a republic gives him no mnfal i
the man wvho cannot read or write, let
maniness not to whine over the results
'y. How absurd would be any artificial
)n, such as we sometimes see gravely
give to the day laborer one vote, to the
othe lawyer or editor three, and to the
on the U'nited States Constitution ten!
mch better tor' the end desired; the
he teacher. should enable him to carry
t, as an Indian carries scalps. It is he
kes the speeches: all the machinery or
rusterd to his hands. The political com
t regiment: he r.t tends to the supp~llies
shis duty the wo'rk is ill dlone. Eat ing
:but eating can nevet' take the place of'
campaign mtflt beC given by those who
ersal suffrage." said Louis Blanc te me
hlectai leaders: a man of trained intel
at. a t houtsand ''--Atlantic
T'RNING; THlE LAl-GHU ON HAR
Nevr?"' he crielI in angished
"Neve'r." she answ iere coldl:.
His mToodJ ch'uuaed.
"Oh. very well." he sneered. "Therec
"Ys Harold. I know there are."
e aid. "and I accepted one of them
this afternoon."-inneapolis Journ
DISPENSARY LAB[L GRAF]
Investigating Committee Discovers
That Contract for Printing 21,000,
000 Labels Was Let to Cincinnati
Firm for $35,677 When There Were
Other Bids at One-Fifth That
Clmi.Spevlal.-- Th-e dsesr
invetigat in. lommittee weit into tihe
tratter of Direetor L W. Boykin 's
pure~i:4v of 21.000.000 labels for $35,
i77. while a number if responsible
houses were williii to do ihe work,
even in better style. for one-fifth that
price. The coitrlct went to the Ni
vision Wetiskopt Co.. of Cincinnati. al
thougi fJohn J. Seibel whom Mr.
Bovkin asked to bid, iadt a bid in for
:me-tith that amount. throgii Vlite
ian l lrothers. w'ii offle(eId ti di tle
wor'k for 50 cents pir I.000 as agaist
$3.50. 'he cont'wt was complet
wit the ( Ciiiniati c(ierln III spite
(i (ihairniai Evans' proite-i by the
signatr in 'Irt1e o TIvlowl. resi
deiit A. E. tminzales. f Thie Sitm
(oilnany * ev. t ilied 11hat. I t the' retquest
oflthe connlititee. hie hiad securled
price-s froltle Anwrican Color Print
g- C()., of Balthimre. wlichi offered
to duplicate the onh-lr fo~r$.7.a
lowviin .\r. Ginzales 10 p)r cent. 11
thLis. Tlis bid was nil tt he samll-es
zales. Ile sailmpies binmg (btazined
from t11 he ('iCicinati conern' - s
ie wolbl no y be willin t iletr inl
1o bod(l inl the sum (f 10.000 it)
durmlicate Ila work at tisJ- price. 7.
792 l,-s thn the Stat- paid fIr it.
Prsdn . 11a. a og wel.i 3fV tI.he
( gsi li I, ) et I at'I i e I I !4aTle li (1.'
AI I T .innplas sill tied by t e
ueeavi I 'hd seuil-edt a bil flra1in
i all . lo l Print i tli .. * s h
ia v7.195. a wn ha be
ut'I'W ii to ynar. int1111(1 11s (1t lle
lie the a t. I ill'e. th t i l 'tt iles
liryk Rhile o4f '"hw C-lina Vild
(weehlyI of tle~rgete0\'11 ws piltlp
I4 ei-) iiii.if t : ul e t ie on nittee
h'aid -ei t J. S. VElm 'sdi-gf
artvpo y i h ii teildlr to
Stow the 's efftri l ge .olino .
*-;es.. . V. E vnlunI. It. AV. B o
line o. :ade bhe deas sarydiree
th 1t ub ribet sltck i n e Field
Publisiilie . idr. Hid nie th at
.in af temt l ial eashrie.t
A Trainman Killed.
Salenville. Speia. -Wit oth of
lhis g s seav fr i body , i a ngr his
head andi trink frightffully ("t t l iand
inant11-led. Allen Griav. a colored(j( tra.inl
tlai. Ilnet iktnt deait i i e Suti
irn aiihay ads. Griil94 ay wasin' a
Ithrersngln of tate endeo
lie .elraux.~( whn the 1i'endert'lef a theii
lUd sid igi i'th wes'it ie Sof he
i'aiird nearl i ttheehead cringl ofllt
Hamptii on avenu. The 'end~lerI swerv
itlld ta the htaid amed int la
line11 opi' loae box4 ears'o' stan dio
athe nvex prltSl(el iig,~ pi'ning Grty
etweente 'ede sond ithe box er
borse bil oldv reach hlim.iis ihi
Sudna. Seciol.-gs A mot horrible'.
a i l"IrlItalilib-' h wa150 s btolieght.
Ial who tie ad i been11 ising I 0siiie Moli
dat lieh ast'm wasi fol'od nils at"'nel
woodiii'i nea the haml of'C. ef'le
lan it is o ulit i .i' SIliiI' ie C yp-es
a''5 htlls 1)ietwor'k of 11custaniaolkevi
ba rd d TtMa rLvnt n. bot ei
i'titi thcr e r 1('s jury with 41w ahlhli -
AretdnCarge of tiearcLrncahin
lustra l l partment of the i nil lern44
ailroa (in311 Ihi'1 S t wit h dqur
Iiti'n 4o takue' "ihe (a ene 1 of \ I
le''ill fpin'gs14 141 prprt 'o the'' yll
-oate whi'chtha rcnly purchasedO114 it'3.
Theil0~ jsenate's ub.titut forlithe
hou bil relatlivo ~ 1 hri!t hli
iltinyfhs a st olilege asti adopned bya
he housemand was hsn atohe grss
fire On Transport Threatened
SUSPICION OF DANGEROUS PLOT
A.t Pier in San Francisco, Transport
Meade's Forward Hold Was Suf
focating Furnace for Three Hours
and Firemen Worked in Danger of
Flames Reaching Tons of Br
San Francisco. Speeial.-Three men
vere killed and 5s injured. iostlv by
azffocation. in a fire that damiaged( the
l'nited States transp)ort 3Ieade $2.000
is she lay at the Folsom street pier
For three hours af!tr mid nigI ht.
lorwa -lrd hold of the big tr' oop ship
asasfotngfurnace 1,ro)lli wlhich
tIrenlen wer lorie ill an aIlmo;i vn!
tlluouis striai. Relays of men
roniptly stepped forward to take
he places of those who were carried
Tolls of Iligh explosive wV01re loaded(ii
n1 the after part of the vessel a1id the
retnti worked with the possibility
-ver before titem tliat the llames
oliti reach this compartnenit.
Owing }probably to tile fact tIat all
ierlinal machitie was foulild lin the
itliikers of hIle trollsport Tloas -n
ter last voyage, the riUnor was eir
ulated that a plot iad been h iid to
ire he M1eade at sea, as she was to
hav' departed for Manila Frilay.
ijor ('. A. Devol. chief of ili irans
rm serviee. is investi gatting this
he1ry1 with -reat eare. le is lha;ving
he var_,o taken froat comai Imret
\ . 2. wliere tlie lire start t I as:-er
ill Ille Ieal entise od ie l ie ster.
T'le Ilames did not spread frm cm
partient No. 2. )iock Captain Dien
illa-verts t ilat swme (0f Il:(' ;tbeiers ha.d
iakd iatches i!n their inoiks ;il
Ahat solle of' these wer iitel in
\ hounsantl liieies of t:''.'nz' were
it ine(l. Trunks, Ihoxe. at iit b eitlls
ere xv::ter-soalked or burntitedi. W! ear
I apparel ati liotisellold futrnisililn~s
Xere r ttied. One officver places the
iamage to personal eficets at $~0.000.
The vessel is not seriou.y inijured and
rvill be ready ! sail for Manit: on
-,a t 'ti( aY.
For N. & W. Stock Fraud.
Kntoxvillec. Tenn., Special .-C. S.
N'orthrop, accused of using the Unit
:d States mails to defraud was bound
iver by the United States Court at
Dmahia. Neb. He gave bond in the
sumr~ of $2,000. Northrop is charged
with having written letters while un
ier the jurisdiction of the Omaha
:-ourt by meaus of which he disposed
:f worthless Norfolk & Western stock.
Nortlirop. it is charged, secured in
c'xess of $20,000 by his cperat ions in
Knoxville and Jefferson City. Some
A' the land which he secured on mnon
sy raisedl on alleged worthless stock
was deeded back to parties involved,
but in spite of this. Northrop is said
to' have gainied several thousitnldS.
Order Big Advance in Lumber.
Norfolk, Special.-Thec most sea
sat iontal advances ever recorded in
the price of lumber in the South At
lantie S-ates was ordered at a meet
ing of the North Carolina Pine As
-oeiat ion here Thursday.
The price on all grades of Itumber
~as advianiced $2 a thotusandt feet for
~ome of' t he better g'rade(s atnd $5 on
~omte other' gra:des, prinicip~ally the
Kills Man Found With Wife.
Mloultrie. Gha.. Speial.-Dr. RI. C.
Lindsey, a priominient physician of this
'?itv. returned to his home and foutnd
P. J1. Williams with M1rs. Lindsey. D~r.
Litndsey drew a revolver and iopened
te tupon Williams killitig him inst nat
ly. At a late hour D~r. Lindsey was
4ill at his olfie and ino effort to ar
rest hitr had been madle. The wronier
bans ordered an inqi(uest.
West Virginia Mine Disaster.
Roanoke. Special .-A report reaeb
:d here of the terrible explosion which
.eenirredl about 5 o'clor-k Thursday
ifternoon itn what is called the "Ball
Kniob'' M1ine., No. 2. 'one of the op
erationts of the Red ,Jaect Coal andl
(:oke Company, near Delorme 3Iiingo
couintv. W. Ya.
Ip to 7.30 o'clock onte miner al
readIy decad, and three others seriotus
ly injutred, have been taken out of
the shaft. The names of the victims
are niot vet. knownt.
The '.ictis arc believed to numbiter
Increase Stock to $17,000,000.
Hopkinsville. Ky., Speicial.-At a
meeting' of the stoekholders oU t he
I 'ttmpany held here, which is le'gal
headquttarteres of' tie companyii.~i an5i
sute of j$3.300.000O addi tio nalI stock was
ituthi'zedh. This mnakes the total ('it
IDii'retrs of ! be t'ompa :ny will meet
in Nashville Friday.
*Uphold Law of the Revolver.
ot' Ga.. S'ciia!.--The ver
hek !!in ft P. .T. Wihiamts by Dr'.
de.~ Ir Lind-eri ha not bieen ar
retd He' 'ound W'illiamus with
Jtust hecause a man is all right to
hay it isn 't safe to bet that he wil'
WEARY Of KICKING
Director North Claims Cotton
Reports Are Accurate
ABOLISH REPORTS, SAYS HE
Complaints of President Jordan and
Others Because of Refusal to De
part From Regular Methods of
Giving Out Statistics Are Regarded
by Mr. North as the Last Straw.
en notic! it the critieisme upon his of
five by Presildent Ifrvie .Jrdan of the
Sootllern (iotton (rowers' Associa
t lol. alid others. Director of
the Cen'suis Blre:llu. dieclaiedt that he
hioped ('onfg -ress wouldi relieve h.imn ot
ill furit her Work in c'onnection with
-It is the moli t disareeable and
atnnovin- work I have ever knwi.'
said Mr. Noth. "These reports are
gIt up ft the ben(t Il of the South
enli people. but t veem to be 4de
votIing- all thcieir n-gies ioward dis
A I ee-a ranm froill a I Ilaiter in LoIun
I:. ana. rec'eivel. ciag'ed' Irectol
_Nor -th] with d,(oing aI -reat injulsticev To
Soultliern planters by ke..iing baek
ithe weighlt o bales and nal ing a
certalin cottonl specular,11tor --1and hlis
dmlabo)Ilical ('' to rob the Soul .
In answer to the allegatin mladle
b 1resieiit . olnan. Director Norh
-I-iwse eottoi reports 5were s-tab
)hby law foIir the bnIeflt of thle
ti ,: we e effective to that (:i. but
the' epreentaives of lt* r v s
!!ke Mlr. Jornihm :l'd J. . TA . r
proI'ihden1 t' the ( otton I (inr' -
srleintion, seemede -let -rminedito i -.
( !eOfi t,(- rCiorts an11d ;ius er.
their v'alue. and under he ien
llrutnrit ,I.9n.00 .1 y: for the rol
ieeti'(n of'd reports in th inw e airest (ie th
-eIwn triwlrs it :he(e men are
ditishad ith' di t esulte. o -
ads44' b 'en'l ., . T'hI 1 : 4i1, oif
the lve wen eohbsed trp
reDntatives a th ro-rs s New its
Teords jrninzy edr11k. aII. thley
1 e t Al I it possih!i t. H put a
i I a sinle ervein itlier inl Met -
dor resilt lit. 'Ilh (s n"ever beeln
i l-ak from the ienuIOil e eSrincV
th yte i!m 'was e'Staishese d.
Denmark Hails New KinA.
ah ew ig. Freeisck nIII. howli
rieigns uvr oDenmsark is tte aclesion
hia been. hiled~ wi ~th Ii ti all-it
N.hsi&n WnOderem,000 Cbus androw
for the deaohofthrsin. Nspe
doiant ikentime. Theeia.A lvevheim
ingr grlie of the imediate mesbers
greein~a everly hm in a <'.pen- hatn
e:ana of'r' Enlnd.t andi i thg Geiarog
ofidrei' r epced touO( arrihinli'v inih
brai idays. It~u i'thout 1 hat the
Empareior' ofe iRussia liitend thefu
I l ipal iut il'sv n e ttll ti 11
ibe oresTa so tcki te
Rtoanokea. (Ya.. Special.-. 11dt th 4eni
ereoice of the Nueork ( ~Wtern
liaihvayt Compalnay it aab.1ata
dtietr of1'1111i t ae domue th bdol'rdi
oh'raile '4.000~~il aditionale eas e
b icotv. T hI'f~V relini- ta' theentf
awardlied 144 the .\n11111 Icat etjiiritive
rap in telpany.Stts ~stit
Liable fo axes ohn St Erl.o inolher
b.twant flGpa..t~ Speial.-Ju4 dnelPen
Icetthe aflr the tuperr estat Therpe
deiied thavte lleta! ailroagd of
bGeorit as iled for 1 State taxen
t he s'hae o stok wieb itd holdsi
the Wes'. ter (Railaytof laam
The amoNesf taes.eudrti
ors. de IiI ll aug t're i'ga te ~el .('
inThe airodtilltl''ii i lappea i the
coils ton1 ~ . i n ei a-- thm a w
rpted i' tlea man Lofwa considerable
wea0lt. wa'' ls audged l a bank-1
rup in the \'ied Sae itict
Cout, andlJohnJ.Eale of11 'iali Colum
b~'ia wasLeappointed1)eferee to ad inis
ter(1 1he4ffils ofete esaehe pe-' 41
tition to'ihae 1li Duca basjde.d a
Uniand Buti- ll)oto ill's nad
theExhason. V B ankin accnd Tally
elldhis f-tear-olde bn the Liha
Death of Her Aged and Loved
END CAME SUDDENLY MONDAY
"Grandfather of Europe" the Vene7
able Christian IX, is Taken Ill at
Luncheon and Expires Shortly Af
terwards From Heart Failure.
Coperlagen. Denmark. By Cable.
Christan. IX. the aged King of Den
mark, dean of the crowned heads of
Europe, father of King George of
Greece. of Queen Alexandria of Great
Britain and Ireland, and of the
Dowager Emlress Maria Feodorovna. 1
of Russia; grandfather of King Haak
on VI of Norway, and related by
blood or by inarriage to most of the
European rulers, died with startling
suddenness in the Amelicnborg Palace
Monday afternoon. The accession of
his suecessor, Prince Frederick. his
eldest son. who will be known as Fred
erick VI, was proclaimed Tues
--His majesty died at 3::0 ii'clock
Monday afternoon. After his majesty
had brought tie morning audience to
a conclusion lie appeared to be quite
well and proceeded to luneheon as
usual. Towards the end of the meal
lie gave evidence of indisposition and
was coni)elled to retire to bed at 2:30
P. Il. His majesty passed away peace
fully, the symptoms indicating neart
This tells coneisely the story of
the death scene. which fouid every
one, even those who reailized the in
creasing feebleness of the King un
prepared for the sudden shoek.
The death of King Christian lias
plunged half the courts of Europe into
the deepu-st inourning and brought a
sense of personal loss as well as of
sincere grief to every one throughout
the kingdom o Denraark. reaching
eve the i humblest cottaue. evideneesj
of which are shown everwhere. It
has east a pali over tihe paltcsof the
monarchs of Great Britin. Rissia,
Norvay and (rc-eec.
New England Limited Wrecked.
Burlington. Vt. Special.The New
England State Limited. an express
train bound from Boston for Mon
treal was wrecked at Boton. 20 miles
sotheast of this city. by running into
an open switch. Six ears left the
rails and were practically demolished,
but none of the passengers or train
men were seriously hurt. investiga
tioii after the accident indicated that
the train was wrecked by tampering
with the switch.
Midshipman Decatur Expelled.
Annapolis, Special.-The trial of
Midshipman George H. Melvin. of
Geneseo, Ill.. on a charge of hazing.
was b'egun, but not concluded. The
order -dismissing Midshipman Stephen
Decatur. Jr*., fro nmthe Naval Acad
emy, wvas read out at dinner forma
tion at the Academy yesterday after
noon. He left the grounds shortly
Nine Brought in By Rescners.
Victoria, B. C., Speial.--The res
ued party and nine survivors of the
wrecked steamer Valencia who were
at Darling creek telegraph htt reach
ed Bamtield over an almost impass
able trail. F. Connors. who got losI
on Tuirtle Island, was found tonight
almost dead from exhaustion.
Five Suffer in Jail Fire.
Mfe~ea. Ga.. Special.-About 7:30
o'clock Sunday morning the Telfair
county jail was discovered on fire.
Five prisoners in the structure were
badly burned. the injuries of whom
mhom may perhaps prove fatal.
Alfonso's Bride Arrives.
Bi rr-etz, France, By Cable.-King
Alfonso, accomnpanied by the military
members of his household. in full uni
form. arrived here in automobiles tc
conduct Princess Ena of Bat tenberg.
her mother, .Princss Henry. and
Pince Alexander of Battenberg tc
San Sebestine. The start for Sar
Sebastian wa madre at 11:15 a. mn
Princess Ens and Princess Henry and
King Alfonso were in the first auto
mobile, and Prince Alexander and his
suite in the scond. the nmilitary ofi
ers following in othie automobiles.
Florence Negro Arrested.
Charleston. Specia l.-Ge orge Dar
gai. color-ed. of Florentce county. was
arrested by a deputy of Sheriff M1ar
tin's ollice on the ebargze of shootins~
his father-in-law last Friday. Sherif~
Buen of Florence was here sever-a
days ago lioking for Dargan, but h<
had not then arrivedl. Dargan claims
to have donie the shoot ing in self
defense. He will be returned to F-or.
ene at once.
Fire at Bellevue Hospital .
New York. Special.-Eigrht hundred
patents in Bellevue Hospital were en
danered by a fire in the laundry
buidinig early Sunday yet. throug}
the q1uiet and etfective work of the
hospital fire briende. and the regulai
firemen. who responded with mut~ei
bells, only a small number- in some of
the outlying pavilionus were awakened
Naval Training Ship Fire.
Newnert. R. I., Sportl.-7 build
ings, connected with the United States
naval training station at Coasters
Harbor Island, in this cityv. were des
troed by firec causing an estmated
loss of $100,000. The buildings de
stroyed were the detention building.
machine shop. paint shop, pay
master's store house, carpenter shop
-an two small store houses.
A FATAL COLLISION
Seaboard fast Passenger Is
Wrecked Near Columbia
4 KILLED; PASSENGERS SAVED
Seaboard Air Line's North-Bound
Train No. 66 and a South-Bound
Extra Freight Collide Head-On and
Engine Crew of the Freight and
Two Postal Clerks on the Passenger
ColumbiO. S. C., Siieal--Norith-i
bound passenger train No. 66t and a
Sothbouid extra freigt., on the Sea
bard Air Lne,. collided head-lu: 15
miles noril of this city and as a re
sult four imen are dead and tlree are
iljured. The dead:
Enainv-r A. A. Smeek. freigbi.
Fireman VWill White. ecred.
P)ostal Clerk H. A. Ptiimn
Postal Clerk M'Watihs. PutnIaln
The injurel arc John Roison. IIhe
engineer. and Dan Douglass. the eol
red fireman. of the passeIer rain'.
and Express Messenger 1iiuton. of
Richmond. Va. The freizlit train wis
at Blaneys with orders to wait for the
Florida filver. the passenger train.
According to the statements of
those on the passengcr train, the
wreck -was causied by a general 1is
u](derstanding of orders.
Th1e regular passenr train left .o
lumbia oie hour late. Te lhida
rer passed the freigh t at Belley.
and it is believed tht ni neer
Smeek. in charge of the treght.
thouht tnt there was a ceer road
.had. ie- pulled out of the suiin4
writh 20 cars attached. anA just aliad
the' passengetr t -aini aprrcaehd. 1i
Was too lati to stop the freight. but
Eng-ineer R'obcrt son of the passenger .
train. applied his air bamks and t
train was brought up with a jerk.
-ing -l! t passengrs out
their Ca's. It w- doe to the ren-e
Pf Engineer Robertson that the lives
of the passengers were saved.
Russian General Wiped Ont.
Tiis. Caucasia. Monday. By Cal
via St. Pet ersburg.-The mutd(4- '
General Griaznoff, chief of the
the Vieeroy of the CaueausuW
most draiatie and atudacios. Th -
sassin evident ly had studied the ha
its of his victim and lay in wail be
hind a wall of the Alexander garden.
onnosite the entrance of the palace.
where a carriage was drawn up To
take the general for his daily drive.
The assassin impersonated a- painter;
carrying the bomb with which he com
mitted the crime concealed in a paint
at. As the general stepped into the
carriage, the man sprang on the wall
swung the can by a cord. and the
bomb, as if thrown from a sling with
marvelous precision, sped straight to
the mark and struck the general on
the uieek. A flash of fire and terrifle .
explosion followed, and Griaznoff was
literally blown out of the carriage.
and with his coachman, a Cossacek or
dey, and the latter's horse. was in
stantly killed. A lady who was pass
ing at the time of the explosion was,
Senator Martin Notified of Rea Elec
froashintn Special.--A delegation
frmth irginia Legislature, com
posed of three Senators and five Rep
resentat ives. informed Senator Mart in
of his re-election to the United States
Senate. The Senator wvas unable, on
cont of illness, to visit Richmond
nd the ceemn therefore was -
formed at. his Washington home.
General Wheeler at Rest.
Wasingt on, Special.-Home
Southland whiich he loved.so veli they
brought the body of the'lafe Brigadier
General Joseph Wheeler; U. S. A.. re
tired. and laid it to rest in Arlirigion
Monday afternoon on a shaded slope
overlooking the Potomac near to the
graves of mn who, like himnself, were
retas of two wars.
Will Raise Canteloupes.
Nashville. Special. - The fruit
Growers' association, complosed ot'
farmers in the Goodlettsvile sect ious
has decided on raisin-g eanteloupes.
It has been decided to devote abo:;r
100 acres of land to the culture or'
cantloupes, each member raisin-g
frco live -1o jeen acres.
Schooni- Turns Turtle and SixDrown a
Tietoria. B. C., Special.-The Hali
but fish ingz schooner Ella (4. has
turnel turtle and six men were drown- ,e
ed. Among the lost is Alexander 3Ie- --
Lean. who was commander <-f the il
legal sealing vessel Carminica.
30,000,000 Mortgage x iled.
Birmingham, Special.-The Athien1 a.
Birmingham & Atlantic Railroad filedl
a mortgage with the probate judge of
Jefferson county for $30.000.000 to the
Old Colony Trust Company. of New
York. for the pitopose of completing
die proposed line between Birmnimz
a in la.. and Brun~swick. Ga.. wnh I
conietiois to Atlanta and Montezui
Killed by Train.
Ricmond. Special.--A man identi
ied by papers found on his peson.' as
Andrew Pne'n. of North Carahina.
was instantiv killed by a fast trani
on te Sonh(rn1 Rauilvray. several
miles from ( hathamn Sunday after
noon. The man attempted to boarda
pdly moving train and was thrown
underneath the whleees. A coroner's
jury was empaneled Sunday night ,
an< their investigationhl resulted mi
the complete exonoration of the rail
roadcmpany from blame.