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J Proposal that the -
tion be Confino
would be to treat a
unsound mind. By
tics a potential mo
nothing heroic or
the crack brained.
Its Inmates are not
blank verse. The c
by no general laws
in the -light of the facts and circumst
Some of the most reputable physi
under existing laws they would certi
profess to be able to bring about gc
highest crime known to law, human o
To destroy even temperoraly one I
involve the killing of the chief of st.
in the line of succession. Would the <
be presumptive evidence of sanity?
tive officers would result only in plat
hundred cabinets be slaugthered to i
kind? If to believe that a political mi
means does not imply insanity, for h
The murder of one of the best o
the Empress of Austria-Tungary; the
the double offence of having been chc
discharged his high duties with rare
crimes cotrld be enlarged upon to pro,
reason rationally, or even at all.
My conclus -n then is that the n
of high officers of state is to apprehen
sination, as persons of unsound min,
professional men, and if found derant
them up in asylums for safe keeping.
We deprive a tiger or hyena of
when other wild beasts in human for
atics with homicidal tendencies have
Theatrical Manager a
HE beauty of the Ni
in the front rows of
of the chorus, is di
the whole with pre,
The expert in femin
tion of the perfect f
up the dazzling mas
forced to admit that
statistics as being prettier on the a,
In f et, aside from a tendency to c'le:
pretty girls come from the country 1t:
the footlights and applause.
It may be that the Nevi York git
theatre as the country girl, and that
stage glory. but the fact remains that
duace the real stunning faces that fre
Indiana is another stae that de:
some remarkable beauties, and Ohio
us good looking girls on the stage as
has contributed some "peaches," as
have a pretty-girl atmosphere when
Francisco girls who lead in beauty co:
There is a distinct difference in1
from the interior states, so-called, an<
forr.ia. There is som'ething in the si
that seems to impel them to go on an
they are looking for a chance to im;
to shine as "stars," while the girls fi
ing for a chance to get married.
The New York girl has a chicne
types possess, but the reputation the
for' the beauty of her as an entirety
pretty girls from the country who col
both.-New York World.
3 Popular Er
4By Gaston Bonnier,
hE eruption of volca
The official desp
that the crater "von
from the mountain,
thrown out by thes
errors as there are
is-and savants knc
a volcano never discharges either sm<
Liquid lava is a non-combustible
Thus heated, when red-hot, lava burns
-even men and animals. if it -comes
lava burns things, but it never is con
This statement may raise an ou
- volcano in action has seen the fiery
etr issue from the crater. What look
.elouds.: the refiection -of incandescent
laterai fissures in the fianks of the
iiows. The false idea that lava cverfl
an overful pitcher, is firmly fixed in
cently stated to the world that "a new
I.vius." Error! there is no new crater-;
its way out of one of the fissures on'1
in the mountain, and the .fssure -was tl
reached the fissure. "But the smoke!
can deny that Etna's summit is alway
he volcano sleeps, :and did noat Plin
Yesuvius to a gigantle pine cone on fi:
Wel3l. yes: it looks like itl App
ances" (in this case particularly) "art
cano, because there is no combtusticon
where the-re is no fire. What the ill-i
cloud formed by vapor-steam escapedc
the crater. and wiven it enters the c
dlrops which mass and look like cloud
The Life of Bells.
Comparatively few people know th'at
ringing a bell ruins it. That is. a
aftdr so mtany bows will break. A
- 9i0 pound bell, struck blows c-f 17.S
foot pounds of force, broke after 11,
uO0 blows. A 4000 pound bell broke
aftter 1S.000 blows of 350 pounds force.
A steel composition bell weighing 1000
pounds broke after twenty-four blows
of 150 pounds, but its makers; said
it was calculated for a lighter blow.
wo~rea Daily News.
9dvocate of Assassinas
od as a Lunatic.
e and cure for the assassination habit
11 so afflicted or affected as persons of
regarding all "force" anarchists as lunfla
ra. effect would be gained. There is
ven mock heroic about the insane or
A lunatic asylum is not a hall of fame.
nade the subjects of sonnets or even
ourts tell us that insanity is determined
or general principles. They hold that
ances surrounding each case each must
cians of the national capital affirm that
fy persons to be of unsound mind who
vernmental reform by perpetrating the
)ranch of our national government would
ite and ten other high officers who are
:ontemplation of 11 such horrible crimes
But as the removal of one set of execu
!ing another group in authority, must a
nomote the permanent welfare of man
lennium could be brought about by such
eaven's sake, what would imply it?
f women for the high "crime" of being
assassination of William McKinley for
sen ruler of a free people and of having
~'isdom-these and other equally crazy
'. the incapacity of their perpetrator* to
ost effective way to prevent the killing
d professed anarchists, who favor assas
Is; have them examined by competent
ed on this one subject or on many lock
his liberty to kill. Then why hesitate
n are equally dangerous? Ordinary lun
always been held in the closest confine.
zutieY Come '
nd Student of Sociology.
,w York girl in such a mass as we see
the matinee seats, and in the front rows
e entirely to the constant recruiting to
tty faces from Oil City, Pa., Newcastle
ine beauty who has to do with the selec
orms and piquant faies that go to make
s of beauty in a Broadway production is
; the New York girl doesn't figure up in
rrage than girls in any other locality.
trer skin there are a greater number of
an from the city seeking a place bet'ore
'l is not so dazzled by the glare of the
fewer of the real New York girls seek
:the river towns and Pennsylvania pro
shen up the chorus ranks from time to
spite its malaria and swamps pr~oduces
has almost as great a representation by
it has by its men in politics. Co-lorado
the term goes, and California seems to
you come to count the amount of San
itests on the stage.
the temperament of the girls who come
1 that of the girls of New York or Cali
irit of the girls from these latter places
d up in the work they have chosen, and
roveandtake advantage of their beauty
-om the interior states are always look
ss and a spirit that none of the other
New York girl has in the wide world
is due to the constant migration of the
ne to New York for fame, husbands, or
of Institute of France.
no is an occasion for the reiteration of 1
concerning volcanic phenomena.
atches and the most serious reports saya
iits flame," that "black smoke" escapes
and that "showers of cinders" are.
ubterranean fires. There are as many
words in these statements. The fact
sw it-that there is no combustnon in
:there is no eruption of fire or flame;
ke or ashes.
ock which melts at a high temperature.
comboustible bodies: herbs, grass, wood
in contast with them. In other words,
tery, because every one who has seen
light from the crater. But flames nev
s like fire is lurid light reflected on the
lava. Lava is often seen through thle
olcanic mountains, but it seldom over
ows a crater, just as water escapes from
the human mind. The newspapters re
crater had formed at the base of Vesu
the simple fact is this: lava had found
lie slope of the volcano. The lava was
ere, but until recently the lava had not l
* How do we account for that? No one I
s plumed with black smoke, even when
y the Younger compare the smoke of I
earances are against me, but "appear
Sdecitful"-there is no smoke in a vcl- i
in progress, and there cannot be smoke
normed take for volumes of smoke is
from the volcano. Steam escapes fromi
od air it condenses and forms minute
is of smoke.-Harper's *Weekly. C
"By the way, Jack, what is impres
"It is the art of picturing something E
which no one has ever seen in such
way that one wouldn't recognize it L r
he did see it."-Answers. z
Had It, All Right
"He doesn't appear to have the least
sense of humor."
"He doesn't! You ought to hear
him laugh at his boss's jokes."
OIT ARO[INA AfLOAT
Miss Rebekah Williamn Glenn, the
Fair Sponser, Breaks the Tradi
tional Bottle of Wine Over the
Great Ship's Prow and Gives to
the Mighty Engine of War the
Name of a Great State.
Newport News, Va., Special-The
ew and powerful armored eruiser
Korth Carolina was successfully
.aiinched at 11:32 1-2 o'clock Satur
norning from the yards of her build
nrs. the Newport News Shipbuilding
iad Drydock company, in the pres
nce of 10,000 people. The ship's
ponser was Miss Rebekah Williams
Alenn, daughter of Gov. RZ. B. Gleni
>f North Carolina, who was present
with his staff and an escort of prom
Miss Lillian Thompson of Raleigh,
S. C., was the sponser's maid of hon
yr, and Mrs. A. A. Arrington, also of
Raleigh, wvas dame of honor.
When the resonant sound of the
4edge driving in the last wedge hold
ig the vessel had died away the sig
al was given that all was ready to
eneral Manager Walter A. Post
>f the Newport News Shipbuilding
ompany. A stout saw operated by
:wo mechanics began to saw its way
:rough the heavy timber, while the
rowd on shore kept eyes on the chris
ming booth, where stood Miss Glenn
md her maids of honor, Gov. Glenn
mnd Mr. Post. Suddenly the buzzing
>f the saw was drowned by a crack
ng of timber which announced the
evering of the hcel-piece below. The
ig ship trembled and began to silde
own the ways.
"She's off," caine from thousands
>f throats, and pandemonium broke
Simultaneously with the first move
nent of the ship Miss Glenn grace
fully east the bottle of old wine
xgainst the receding bow. saying, "I
-hristen thee, North Carolina."
The cheering was so loud that her
words were audible only to those near
Gaining momentum as it proceeded,
!he cruiser struck the water at con
iderable speed, bow first, and glided
>ut on the river, careening neither to
ight nor left. The splash following
:he stern's contact with the river was
:he occasion for a most enthusiastic
lemonstration for the success for the
aunching was assured by the manner
n which the vessel took to water. The
-heering of the throng on shore was
:aken up by the crowds on the excur
ion steamers. While the crowds look
d on, disinclined to leave the scene
;o soon, tugs ran hawscrs to the in
omplete ship and finally towed her
o the pier, where the finishing touch
s will be received.
The North Carolina is advanced
bout 58 per cent. toward completion..
arther than any other armor-clad at
he time of launching.
There was no hitch or accident to
nar the day's programme.
Immediately following there was a
banquet at the Hotel Warwick to
diss Glenn and the launching party.
When completed the North Caro
ia will be one of the mecat power
u war vessels on the seas. In arm
>rmnt and equipment it has no equal
A QUIET LYNCHING.
~egroes Were Guilty of Assault on
From Train and Lynched.
Mobile. Ala., Special.-The crimes
~omitted uponl Edna May
~owler, Lillian May Sevill, Ruth Sos
aman and attempt on others whose
1aines are not given, were avenged
ya party of forty-five men Satur
lav afternoon at 12:35 o'clock in a
only place just off the Holt road,
n the neighborhood of Prichards sta
ion. The leaders ordered the men,
vho were all armed with revolvers,
hot guns and Winchester rifles, not
o fire a shot. and the orders were
How Negroes Were ILynched.
Robinson, who committed the first
ies that started the people of Mo
>ile, and worked them up into a fury,
ordering on madness was first strung!
p. A long half-inch rope was thrown
iver the northside of a liveoak tree,
mnd. according to the statements of
he leaders he confessed, and was
hen swung into eternity. He said
othing. and slowly strangled to
leathi after being strung up.
Cornelius Robinson, alias Dick
?obinson. who had already been pre
ared by men in the mob to meeti
tis maker, was jerked up a distance
f about 15 feet, and he suffered
eath from strangulation.
The hanging of the negroes was
onducted in a very quiet manner,
md during the time that the work
ras being done hardly a word was
As a general rule, the smaller a
pepper is in size, the hotter and more
iungent is the flesh. With us in the
torthern states the small fruited va
ities are chiefly grown for flavoring,
r for using in mixed pick-les,
d a few varieties have been
~rown by florists for~ sale during the
aly winter, as decorative pet plants.
The further south we trav:el the more
encral the use ef these small, hot]
Cpprs becomis, and in Mexico. and
'ther Sparish-American countriesI
he:. form an !igredient of almest cv
ry dish prepared for the table. These]
ery hot peppers have a longer sea
n of growth before ripening their
ruits than do our larger varieties and
en with very early started plants.
nly a few of the numerous fruits
ipen before frost.-Garden Maga
The cable connecting Cadiz with
'eneriffe has become useless, and I
pain is hesitating as to whether it
e more advisable to lay a new cne,
r to rely on the wirelesa swatem. t
Dccurrences of Interest from
All Over South Carolina
VIANY ITEMS OF STATE NEWS
i Batch of Live Paragraphs Cover
ing a Wide Range-What is Going
On in Our State.
General Cotton Market.
;alveston, firm.. .. .. .. ....10 3-8
ew Orleans firm.. .. .. ....101-4
obile, firm.. .. .. .. .. .....10
iavannah, steady . ........... 10
'harleston, steady.... . .. .. -.10
iilmington steady.. .. .. .......10
orfolk, steady.... .. .. .. ..10:1-S
3altimore. nominal.. .. .. ....10 1-2
ew York, quiet and steady.. ..10.65
'hiladelphia. steady.. ... ..10.90
Iouston flirI......... --1.)-1t
ugusta. ifri..............10 1-4
4emphis- firm.. .. .......10 7-S
it. Louis, quiet.. .. .. .. ....10 1-4
ouisville, firm.. .. .. ......10 :-4
Charlotte Cotton Market.
These prices represent the prices
luoted to wiag(s:
!ood middlina.. .. .. .. .....10
trict middlig.. .. .. .. .. ') 15-16
Vfiddling....... .. .. .. ...... 9 7-3
stains....... .. ... ....73-4b : M
State Fair Notes.
Columbia, Special.-Sceretary Love
>f the State Agricultural society left
For Maeon where he will be for the
ext few days in order to arrange for
.he various attractions that will travel
:he South Atlantic circuit of fairs.
As n:.entioned in The State several
iays ago the attractions this year
ire o: a high order and the list print
d attracted some attention. A great
nany wanted to know if the hull
restling contest was free. Seeretary
Love stated that it would be. Every
lay this -nian from Mexico will 'wrestle
with any of the South Carolina or
Loreign raised bulls and the offc:- of
,100 stands for the animal he cannot
Ahrow. The act is said to be a sen:sa
Jional one and attracts a great deal
>f attention. The other day a su
restion was made that a "Red Shirt
arade" be one of the features of the
fair. The idea has been taken up
)y a large number of the members
f that famous organization of 1876
md if a comittee is appointed to carry
)ut the plan it will undoubtedly be
>ne of the best of the fair week events
A number of the "red shirters" live
in Columbia and those who have been
seen about the parade.are anxious to
Lave it in the programme for the
week. Many of the younger genera
tion have no idea how the hundreds
sf men looked in line~ at the time of
thie election of Hampton and those
who were there want the young mneni
0 know exatctly how it appearied to
the people of Columbia. Steps wvill
ie taken to have local comm~nittee api
podeintd twork up interest in the pa
readall visitors to the capital
:hat were memibers of the "brigade"
will be invited to take part.-The
That Emmigrant Ship.
Charleston, Special.-The Charles
on promoters of the Bremien imumi
tration line are awaiting advice from
~he agents of the North German
loyd Steam ship company, as Savan
ah. on the matter of rates for thie
utward cargo. The cablegram of the
teamship company to Maiyor Rhett
tated that the rates wvould be q1uoaed
y the Savannah office for heavy
~right ard one step further has been
nade in thie matter of getting somie
nformatior- on which the cargo of
le liner may be secured. It will
>robably be a day or two before the
-ates are quoted and then the bu.si
iess people will be able to proceed
vith the matter of getting the desir
Pickens Train Wrecked.
Pickens, Special.-The Pickens
rain was wrecked near Ferguson 's
~rossing, caused by a freight car leav
ng the track. No one was hurt.
Money for Publication.
Mr. A. S. Salley, Jr.. clerk of the
state Historical commission. stated
hat he is frequently in receipt of
etters from people in other States
tsking what steps South Carolina is
naking to preserve and publish her
~istorical recorts. iHe always re
lies with .pride that the State of
outh Carolina has been quite liberal
3mparatively speaking, in making
tppropriations for the preservation
>f the records, but there has been
ittle done to give the public the bene
it of the information which has been
~aved in these old papers..
Killed on Passenger Train.
Sumter. Special.-J. B. Ellis, a
viite man. 26 years of age, wvas killed
t a double track switch one block
st of the passenger station. He was
board passengecr train No. 32 going
o Fiorence. In sonme way that has
mt yet been determined he was struck
n two places on thme chin by the sharp
>oints of the heavy tin signals of the
witch. His skull is believed to havd
n Despondent Fit Tries to Take Life
aused WVm. Bishop. an employe in the
aroina Cotton Mills at this place, to
ttempt suicide. Bishop awallowed
n overdose of laudanunm and would
ava succeeded in ending his life had
ot a physician arrived in time. Bish
p was subsequently arrested and he
il be examined for lunacy. He was
eart broken over the illness of his
rife and because he found himself
able to defray the expienses of his
SOUTH CAROLINA CROPS
Condition of South Carolina Crops
For Week Ending Monday, Octo
ber 1st, aa Given Out by the De
There was very little sunshine dur
ing the week as the prevailing weath
er was partly cloudy to cloudy in the
eastern and central portions and it
was generally cloudy in the western
portion of the State.
The average temperature for the
week was above normal, but it was
slightly below normal on two days in
the middle of the week during which
time the maximum temperatures raug
ed inl the seventies; during the re
mainder of the week the maximum
temperatures ranged from 80 to 90
degrees. The minimum temperatures
were higher than usual throughout t
the week and ranged in the sixties,
except over the extreme northwesttrn <
portion where on two o rthree days
thep ranged in the fifties. The State
range in temperature was from a
minimum of 56 degrees at Greenville
on the 27th.
The weather was unsettled and
threatened rain during the entire
week and showers were of frequent
occurrence during the last four days.
The showers were generally light in
the eastern half of the State and
they were moderately heavy in the
western half especially in the Savan
nah valley and in the mountain re
,ion, with a maximuta amount of 30
inches at Greenville. Over a large
portion of the tSate in widely separ
ated areas, the weekly amonnts of 1
precipitation ranged from half an
inch to about an ineh. but at most I
stations the amounts ranged from one l
inch to over two inches and the av
erage for the entire State was near
ly twice the normal amount. The t
prevailing winds were easterly, vary
ing fron northeast to south.
NOTE-This is the last weekly
weather bulletin for the season of
1906-J. W. Bauer, Section Direcor.
Greenwood Farmers Cannot Get
Greenwood, Special.-The city offi
eials have in the last ft:w days been
getting in behind the vagrants some
what. Labor conditions in town are
pretty bad and out in the country they
are reported as alost intolerable.
Six negroes were up ibefore the mayor
Three were convicted and given sen
tences which :her will work out on
the city chainlang. The other three
were exeued. Frou the country re
ports come in that it is almost inpos
siblie to ge. any hands for picking
c-oiten at all. Farmers living near
town havc been sending in waZons
eariv in the mornintg and carrying
out a load of children and half-grown
irls to th-ir cotton fields and bring
ing thorn back at niht. This is a
poor sort of way to get cotton pick
rd when the Iields are perfectiy white
but it is thie hest thev cant do. Fur-.
thmer away frem town the farmers ea:
not resort to this method of secur
ing help arnd their cottonm has to re
main in the tield until it can be
reached by~ the short help they have.
President of Harbison.
Rock uill. Special.-Rev. C. M.
Young. who has heenm serving as pus
:or- of Uermnon Preshvterian church
(colored) of. ibis city for the past
twelve years and has also been en
gaged in teaching during that time,
has been chosen president of Ear
bison college in Ahbbeville, and will
leave in a few weeks to take up is
new duties. Rev Young, during his
residence here, has done much for the
betterment and utplifting of his race
and has always c-onducted himself i
a manner that won for him the re-t
spect of the white people of this city.
Rev. Young is a native of Abbeville
l'o Dillon Citizens in Deadly Combat
.Dillon, Special.--Johnm L. Bain was
shot and instantly killed at Dillon
motton mills by Kelley Quick, one of ~
the bosses of the mill. The shboting;
(rew out of 'some words between '
Bain 's wife and Quick. Both men
armed themselves and prepared for '
the trouble that ended in the death i
Spartan Inn Sold to a Nqorth Caro
Spartanburg, Special. - .Tohn D.
Humphireys, lessee of the well-known e
hotel, thme Spartan Inn, has s:aid his 1
lease to J. L. Alexander. of Waynes
ville, N. C,, an'd in-~re.-bhes the e
management October 1st. Mr. Hunm
phreys retains his apartments at the
hotel, thme news and cigar stand priv-i
leges and the pc.wi room- He will
ive his attention to other a!Tairs in
He'r Own Carelessness.
St. Mafthcws, Special-Saturday
afternoon about dark as the train
from Columbia was running into thme
station a half-witted colored woman
tamed Moriah Palmer endeavored toI
ross the track immediately in frontt
of the engine and was killed. Coro
nor Rickenbacker hald an inquest and
the jury returned a verdict to thet
efle'et that death was caused by care
lessness of deceased. (
Five Moonshine Stills.
Greenville, Special.-Five illicit
distilleries were destroyed by a party
of revenue officers while on a raid
through the mountains in the extremec
upper part of Greenville county last 1
week. Recently there have been sev- I
eral brushes between offieers and thei
desparate moonshiners and the raid
ing party went prepared to shoot, be- 4
ing heavily armed with rifles and I
pistols. There was no shooting, how-<
ever, and the moonshiners evaded the
ofier. Ko ar-ests were made.
IEARST ON ISSUES
)emocratic Nominee for Gov
ernor of New York Talks
BOLD STAND AGAINST TRUTS
[n Letter Accepting Independence
League Nomination, Choice for Gov
ernor of That Body and of Demo
cratic Convention Declares That
Corporation Domination is the Par
New Yofk, Special.-The Indepen
lence League, which nominated Wil
iam R. Hearst for Governor, received
rom Mr. Hearst his letter accepting
he nomination. In his letter he says:
"I accept your nomination with the
leep feeling of responsibility the nom
nation of the Jndependence League.
"The great problem of the hour,
:Ie problem that the people must
olve with their ballots and in legis
ation. is to do away with corporation
ontrol of the government. That con
rol is now practically absolute. It
ests mainly upon our system of par
isan polities. directed by boss rule
mnd subject to trust ownership.
"I accept vour nomination with the
unll knowledge that the Independence
,eague and its candidate for Govern
ir are pledged in honor for the exter
aination of bossism by putting into
peration throughout our State the
ystem of direct nominations and open
" The league has .1o aroused the peo
>le upon the fundamental issue of
,overnment by trusts or by citizens
hat already they have called forth
)emoeratie action by the masses of
lie Democratic party. Because of the
land held out by the Democratic-par
:y. independent citizenship in this
)tale zill have at the coming election
tchance to count every vote cast
gainst corporation control.
"You see . corporation lawyer put
rorward as the standard-bearer of
lie Republican lariy in this campaign
Cou. see corporation lawyers. and vio
enit partisans of nonopolies, held
ip to you as the oniy men lit to se
eet your judges.
lmIlies are the originator5 and man
Igers of oppressive truss. They
Muow that these trusts are in control
a the machine of the Republican
arxy in this State. They see Mr.
Sheldoni chosen as treasurer to raise
md spend tie money for Mr. Huihes.
lie corporation attorney. And when
hey realize that Mr. Sheldon. director
n 21 erporations. notoriously e)n
tected with the coliapsed shTipb ding
rust, is the financial reliance of the
icket which Mr. Hughes heads. they
-annot look uponl that tiekt as rom
sing much for the prosperity of the
nass of the people.
"In regard to the violation of finian
:ial trust and the uneasiness rer~eatt
dly caused by revelations of dis
Lonesty in banks. trust companies.
milding and lou!m associ tions. s;eb
s the Merehants Trust Company. the
erman Bank of Buffalo. and the New
ork Building and Loan Asociation,
here is no question t hat the puh!ie
velfare demands drastic action.
''I shall continue to work for the
nactment of a stat tile empnowerinz
ities to own andl operate all public
ftlities as their option.
Railroad rates mukt be reduced and
C'ew York must be placed in line with
ther progressive States that arc en
oreing a maximum fate of two cents
mile to every railroad not specially
bartered to exact a greater charge."
A Negro's Desperate Deed.
Tarboro, N. C.. Special.-Wednes
ay night about 10 o'clock a negro en
ered the home of a merchant hera
nd made a desperate attempt to as
ault Miss Kidd, a visiting young
ady of Danville. Va.
Court House Burned.
.Reidsville. N. C.. Special.-The
ourt house at Wentworth was de
troyed by fire Wednesday night. Al
he county records were saved. The
nsurance on the building was $9,000.
~he tire originated in Withers & Comn
any's store, which was destroyed to
ether with their stock of goods. The
asurance on this was $2,000. John
ton's law office was also destroved.
Bebels Disarming Fast'
Havana. By Cable.-The :ilaerity
:ith which the rebels are layin: (down!
heir arms to the comm1iSSlin appoint
d t~o superintend that imr"ertant
hase of the termination of the revolu
ion. is the geratest surprise to the
rovisional governent has yet en
ountered in its smioothly working
irogramnme. Tis operationli n fow
rell under way in the vicinity of
nell uder way in the vicinity of
Iavania. 700 of G4uerra' men]. with
heir horses. having already been en
rained for Paimer del Rio. while one
r...d.....ihed to' Guan:a-jay with
ut a sigZn of dlisor!der.
Derelict Schooner Going to Pieces.
Norfolk. Va.. Smeeial.-The vessel
chich came ashore near Little Kin
teakett life-saving station on this
oast proved to be the schooner Twi
ight. which capsized at sea during
he September co'ast storm. when all
'f her crew were drowned, but one.
The wrecked sehconer is rapidly -going
o pieces in a severe storm which
s sweeping the Virginia and North
Arrested in New York.
New York, Special.-Harry Hard
vay, a negro laborer, about 40 years
id, was arrested on the charge made
uy his wife that he had confessed to
er that he murdered two policemen
n Pike county, Georgia. The woman
aid she was actuated in making the
omplaint against Hardway because
e had threatened to kill her after a
nuarrel. Harway will be held until
he Goergia authorities can be con
Says State Issues Will Domin
ate New York Campaign
DEMANDS DECENT GOVERNMENT
At Ccremonies in Rooms of New York
City Republican Club, He Formally
Acccpts Nomination for Governor,
Declaring Supreme Issue to be Sim
ply Decent Government.
New York, Special.-With the de
elaration that the issue in the forth
coming ap('MDaign in this State is not
to be one of Republican principles or
of Democratic principles, or a parti
san isue at all, but the vital issue, of
deceit government, Charles E. Hughes
of this city, formally accepted the
noinaut ion for Governor which was
brouglht to him by a committee froma
the l'ipublican State convention re
centv held at Saratoga.
Th'e eeremonies of the notifleation
of Mr. Hughes were held at the Re
publieni Club in West Fortieth street.
Former Governor Odell and fo rmer
Governor Frank S. Black were inong
the first to congratulate Mr. Hughes
upon tie conclusion of his brief
Mr. Hughes said in part:
" HIgly apprecjating the honor you
have c-onferred and realizing keenly
the responsibility to be assumed, 1 ac
c!p[ the nomination. As a life-long
Republican, as one loyal to the prinei
ples and best traditions of the party.
I respond to the unanimous call of
the conivention. I recognize the ex
ige!cy which has made us the trus
tees of the conscience and sober.sen
timent of the people of the State and
has charged us with the duty of lead
ership in a contest for decent govern
ment. To this contest I commit iny
self heart and soul without doubt as
to the result.
"*We enter upon the campaign in
spired by the example and fortified
by the achievements of our great lead.
er Theodore Roosevelt. The national
administration, with its record of es
tablished' reforms, has strengthenel
its hold upon the confidence of the
"What do we find in opposition to
ts " he asked.
A asquerade. An Independence
Leagnue. whose independence has been
betrayed, and a so-called but spurious
Demneratie party which has violated
every principle of Democratic gor
"f you would know the sort of ad
ministration we should have in the
event of their success. look at the Buf
falo convention, for there you will
find their motives and their methods
rmirrored, their motive, selfishness,
and their method, intrigue.
"We test the sincerity of their in
dependence by their efforts to pro
enre the Democratic nomination.
"We test the sincerity of their ap.
peals to American ideals to their des
po ic proceedings.
"We test the sincerity of their die
uunelition of bosses, their deals with
"What then is the supreme issue co
this enmaign? It is not an issue of
the Republican record~? It is not an
issue of1 Republican principles or of
Democratic principles. It is not a
pdriisan issue at a!!. It is the real
issue of decent government.
"The question whether the unhoirv
alance that succeeded at B~uIfal
shall capture the State'of New York.
"In my message to the conveniiron
Ij stated that if elected it would be
myv ambition to give the State a sa ne.
efficient and honorable administra tion.
free from taint of bessism or of servi
tude to any private interest. This i
my position in a nutshell"
The Work of Eebuilding. *s
Pensacola, Fla.. Special.-The fifth
day after the hurricane witnessed
the beginning of the work of repara
tion and all Pensacola joined in the
work of rebuilding what the storm
had deshr~yed in one night. Not
with-tanding the adve-rse wat her
conditions, before the day had far' ad
vatnced mn x ; progres had been
75 Shut in Burning Mine.
Bluetield, W. Va., Special.-As tit
result of an explosion at the We
Fork mines of the Pocahontas Co.
lieries Company, where the explosion
of 1902 occurred in which Superint
tendent Walter Omally and 16 others
lost their lives, 75 men are supposed
to be entombed. Two rescue paiffes
have entered the mines and up a 11
o 'lock Wednesday night two men,
named Dolbert and Godash, have been
rescued and revived. The mine is re
ported to be on fire and thse work of'
mesene is retarded.
.:,9 Warsaw Policemen Murdered in.
Warsaw, By Cable.-According 10
an oflicial report of the city ambulan
ce department the number of police
and soldiers killed during the past
four months is 3-2 and the wounded
107. One hundred and thirty-two e'it
wizens were killed and 3S9 were wound
nd during'the same lenth~t of time.
Terrorists stole $5,000 from a fur
PRains Injure Cotton in Spartanburg.
Spartanburg, S. C., Special.-The
cotton crop in this county has been
greatly damaged by the almost inces
saut rains of the last several days and
the staple is rotting in the fields, tihe
farmers being unable to have it
gathered. Not only has the cotton
crop suffered deterioration, but oth
er crops as well are needing cultiva
tion and gathering. which the farmers
have been unable to do on account of