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I APPOINIMENIS READ
Assignments of Methodist Preache
il to Stations and Circuits Were A
nounced at Wednesdey's Session
the South Carolina Conference.
The Sotuh Carolina annual ConfE
S ence o the Methodist Episcop
chureb. South, did not get throu;
until Wednesday night, the trial
W. C. Creighton occupying a go(
g deal of time. Mr. Creighton was a
judged guilty and expelled from t]
eh-ureh. He took an appeal to t
The appointments were announct
a Ls follows:
1- Anderson District-J. S. Beasle
i presiding elder; Anderson. St. John
t R. S. Truesdale; West End. W. ]
d Ki-gins; Orille, G. E. El
wards: Antreville, supplied by H. N
s Shealey; Donalds. J. E. Bear<
0 Lowndesville, 0. M. Abney; McCo
A mick, J. M. Friday; Mt. Carmel,
>f W. Bailey; Pelzer, R. W. Barbe
:o Pendleton, S. W. Henry; Starr, E. I
o Scroggins; Seneca, C. L. McCaii
e Townville, supplied by J. M. Bryan
e Wallialla, J. C. Yongue; Westmin
e ter. G. T. Harmon, Jr.; Williamste
d circuit, R. C. Boulware; William
.n ton and Belton, R. L. Holroyd; G.
L, Harmon, supernumerary.
u - Charleston District-R. Herbe
d Jones, presiding elder; Allendale,
e C. O'Dell; Appleton, J. T. Peelei
e Beaufort and Port Royal. A. B. Wa
e son; Bethel circuit. J. C. Copelane
Black Swamp, J. B. Campbell. Cha:
leston, Bethel, J. G. Beckwith; Trii
ity, W. I. Herbert: Spring Street,
il P. Watson: Cumberland, S.
e Creech; Mt. Pleasant, L. D. Gillespit
e Ehrh.rdt. T. L. Belvin; Hampton, (
V R. Shaffer: Hendersonville. H. I
, Hardy; Ridgeland, Jno. Mannin
e Round 0., S. D. Vaughn; Smoaks,
R. Sojourner; South Hampton. W. I
I Bendenburgh: Walterboro. J. L. D3i
t iel; Youngs Island. supplied by W.
^ Wimberly; Charleston Port Societ,
a P. A. Murray. chaplin: student i
-- a,-derbi,t University. P. C. Garri
t, Cokesburg District-W. T. DuneZu
i. presiding elder: Abbeville. J. C. Roi
er; Butler, 0. L. Durant; Cokesbur:
G. R. Whitaker; Greenwood and Al
beville Mills, J. M. Lawson: Kinard:
- D. P. Boyd; Newberry, Central. I
M. Grier; O'Nealle Street and Moll(
3 han. J. T. Miller; Newberry circui
. A. H. Best; NinetySix. E. T. Hodges
Parksvilie. R. R. Doyle: Phoenix.
e E. Strickland; P1rosperiy. H. V
WVhit-ker: Princeton, J. L. Ray; S.
luda. R. W. Humphries: Verdery. I
P. G::eei; Waterloo. W. E. Barrc
. Whitmire, Foster Speer: Lander Co
lege. Jno. 0. Willson, president; st,
dent at Vanderbilt University, J. I
a Columbia District-H. Bascom
Browne, presiding elder; Aiken, \)
J. Snyder; Batesburg. A. J. Cautl
en; Columbia, Washington Street, I
F. Kilgo; Main Street, A. N. Brui
7son; Green Street, B. R. Turnipseed
SGranby, J. T. MacFarlane; Brool
land, supplied by J. C. Holley; Edge
Swood, C. E. Peele; Edgefield, Marvi
SAuld; Fairfield, J. I. Spinks, Gilber
sJ. K. Inabinet; Graniteville, J. I
a Wright ; Johnston, J. W. Ariai]
Leesvile,M.M. Brabham; Lexinm
ton. A. S. Leslie; Lexington Forl
E. A Wave; orthAuguta,J.
Stokes ; Ifidgeway, 0. N. Rountret
e Wagner, supplied by I. N. Stone
Warrenville. supplied by D. B. Roo:
Wateree, supplied by XW. D. Patriels
Columbia College. XW. W. Danie
7 president; S. H. Zimmerman, agent
Y Epworth Orphanage, XV. B. Whartoi
t superintendent: Paine College. G. N'
~Walker; assistant Sunday school e<
itor, L. F. Beaty; conference missio1
Y arv secretaries, P. F. Kilgo and H.I
SFlorence District-W. P. Meador
a presiding elder; Bennettsville, A
~*W. Hook; Bennettsville circuit, -
T. Dunlap; Brightville, P. B. Ingrarr
tCartereville supplied by J. E. Tayloi
Cheraw, B. G. Murphy; Cheraw ci:
cuit, supplied by F. S. Hook; Che
terfield, J. J. Stevenson; Clyde; J.
~Weldon; Darlington, Trinity, P.
~Wells; Epworth and Lumber, su)
plied by H. C. Bethea; Danlington ci
Icuit, J. R. T. Major; Florence, T.]
SMorris; Hartsville, B. J. Guess; Je
s ferson, R. A. Rouse; Lamar, A.
Phillips; Liberty, D. H. Everet
SMarlboro, J. L. Mullinix; McCc
Mills, supplied by Hamlin Etheridg<
South Forence, supplied by WV.
Gleaton; Timmonsville, E. WV. Ma
d Greenville District-E. P. Taylc
presiding elder; Clinton, WV.
Hodges; Easley, R. M. DuBos<
Fountain Inn, G. H. Waddell; Gre
s Court, J. F. Anderson; Greenvill
- Buncombe Street, WV. M. Duncan; S
Paul's, XW. R. Vaughn; Hampton A
enue, A. E. Driggers; West Gree:
ville and Monoghan, N. G. Ballenge
t one to be supplied; Sampson at
0 Poe, J. N. Isom; Greenville circui
r, J P. Attawar - Greens, C. B. Burn
Laurens, First church, J. D. Crou
Laurens circuit, supplied by A.
Merritt; North Pickens, supplied I
Samuel McCarty; Pickens, D.]
Jones; Piedmont, S. T. Blackmai
South Greer, J. C. Huggins; Trava
ers Rest, R. F. Bryant; West Easle
e . R. Walker.
SMarion Distriet-E. 0. Watso
Le presiding elder; Blenheim; W.
e Martin; Britton Neck. \V. M. Har
en; Buckville, G. P. Penny; Cente
. av, W. A. Bet ts; Conway, G.
e Leonard; Conway circuit, J. C. Da
s is; Clio, F. H. Shuler; Dillon, W.
irkland: J. A. Campbell, surpernut
erary; Dillon Mills, supplied by J.
L Gasque; Gallivants, supplied by I
y. C. Kelly; Latta, J. W. Speaks; L
i ta circuit, WV. B. Baker; Little Hoe
te E. K. Moore; Loris, T. W. Godbol<
te Marion, M. L. Carlisle: Marion ci
Is cuit, supplied by J. H. Brown ; Mu
s, lins. W. L. XWa?t; Mullins circui
Dove Tiller; North Mullins. J.
. Ruston; XVaecamaw, Allan McFa
a.lane; student in Vanderbilt Univer
ity, J. H. Graves; conif4ence see'r
ftary of education, W. C. Kirkland.
Orangeburg Distrit-J. XW. Kilg
presiding elder; Bamnberg Station an
Mills. Peter Stokes, one to be su:
currences of Interest Fror
All Over South Carolina
ANY ITEMS OF STATE NEW
;-.A Batch of Live Paragraphs Cove:
ing a Wide Range-What is Goim
On n Our State.
Negro Kills Brother-in-Law.
Greenwood, Special.-Joe Evans,
aegro, shot and killecd his brother-ii
taw, W iII Hughey, in the Buck Lev,
;ection of the countv. Sunday nigh
Ee is now in jail here. It is allege
hat Evans committed a criminal a
ault on his sister-in-law, Hughey
wife, Saturday. Hughey ene inI
town Sunday and had a warra!
sworn out for Evans. Evans heard
this proceeding and went down
Hughey's house Sunday night.
talk over" the matter, and whi
.the two were outside the house ti
shooting began. Hughey had thri
bullets in him and was stone dea
when found. One bullet lodged
-the spinal column, back of the hea,
N -breaking his neck. The Evans neg
'fled and when caught was in be
feigning sleep. When carried to ti
place of the shooting for the purpos
if having his tracks measured b
rilted and confessed the crime.
Nrway Oil Mill.
Norway, Special.-The Norway 0
rill is now an assured fact. Son
weeks ago it was decided by tli
stockholders who intended operatin
an oil mill and ginnery at Bolii
about nine miles from here, to locai
the mill at Norway, provided the ci
Jzens would take half the stock an
in place of a $10.000 plant make i
415,000 to $20,000. This met with tb
approv.! of the Norway people and
joint meeting was called. The folio
Jng officers were elected: Presiden
-B. F. Adden; vice president, B. I
Williams; treasurer, J. H. Bonnett
-ecretary, J. A. Weathersbee.
For South Carolina Rivers and Hao
The secretary of the treasury in hi
,tter of recommendation of appr(
priations needed, asks that the fo
loving amounts be made availab]
for the yea- ending June 30, 1906:
For public buildings at Anderso,
$35,000; Chester, $25,000; Greer
ville, $25,000; Greenwood, $20,000
For improving Winyah Bay, $72
For improving Pee Dee River an
maintaininqg same, $25,000.
Anderson is Pleased.
Anderson, Special.-The news c
the reappointment of Mr. John I
Cochran, Jr., as postmaster for thi
city, which was given in a brief pres
dispatch last week was ver
Sgratifying to all of the patrot
of this office. Mr. Cochran has bee
in the office here as postmaster fc
eight years, having received his ai
pointment under President McKinle
in 1898. During his past servicei
the office, Mr. Cochran has given til
best of treatment to everyone.
Sold Almost fcr a Song.
Winnsboro, Special-The propert
of the Winnsboro Granite Compan
was sold by the clerk of the cu:
and was bought by R. G. Rhett<
Charleston for $10,000. No perso
-was allowed to bid this propert
unless they depo'te/ a -eertifie
the court before they entered a b
and the property was sold for cas.
FThis is the reason the propert
rbrought so little. It is worth at leaf
Civic Improvement Society.
Florence, Special-The ladies<
the Civic Improvement Society a:
making arrangements to give an ol
fashioned tournament and a .ba
during Christmas week for the ben
fit of the society. Many kn~igh
from this and adjoining counties a:
expected to contest for the honor<
crowning the queen at the ball to I
given that night.
Heywar~d 'Cormty Fails.
'Aiken, Special.-The propose
Heyward county scheme was defeate
by 38 votes of the requisite tw<
thirds of the total number of vot<
east. All the precincts have been r
ported and show a total vote cast
504, of which the new county recei
ed 298. A summary of the differer
precincts follows: North Augusta 1;
fcr. is against; Beech Island, S4 fo
,7 against; Talatha 13 for, 93 agains
Sunny Side. 10 for, 45 against; E
lenton, 14 for, 24 against; Silverto
17 for, 1.9 against.
The governor has been notified<
the resignation of Mr. Jas. Cosgro,
as member of the board of commi
siconers of Sullivan's Island. TI
delegation has recommended Mr. Fe:
d.inand Cherry as his successor.
The Greenville Cotton Mills Cot
pany, with $20,000 capital, was cha;
tered. The concern will do busines
with cotton mill products, and J.]
Walker is president.
Railroad Commissioner Jo.hn I
Earle said recently that he was pr
paring a letter to the railroad cor
mission and to the legislature on ti
railroad situation in this State. Ti
report and letter, it is stated, dea
with the courses of late train
wrecks and conditions general.r'.
A bank has been organized at Wa:
Shoals with S50.000 capital. Wr
Smith of Connecticut, Benj. Reige
of Pennsylvania, E. W. Sparks,<
New Jersey and N. B. Dial of Wa'
Shoals are the principal stockhoi
plied by J. C. Thomas: Branchv
E. H. Beckham; Barnwell, R.
Youig: Cameron. A. C. Wali
ra Denmark, J. B. Travwik; Edisto
E. Wi2ins; Elloree, J. W. Nee
Fort -Motte, F. E. Hodges; Lang
MC. 1. Peeler; Norway, J. A. Grahi
Orangeburg. St. Paul's, L. P.
r- Ghee: Orangeburg 'Mills, supplied
N. F. Jackson; Orangeburg cire
SG. A. Dav:is: Orange, M. F. Dul
f Rowesville, V. C. Owens: Springii
J. L. Tyler; 21. M. Ferguson. sul
j numer:n-v; St. Matthews, J.
1 Tiacker: Swansea. W. L. Gault.
Rock Hill Distriet-R. E. St.
house, presiding elder; Blackst<
. L. SinlIeton: Chester. 1.
,Aks: Chester circuit. AN. E. H1of
.East Chester, supplied by S.
, Jones: East Lancaster, E. M. Mel
. sick: Fort 1111, V. 21. Owings:
ory Grove, J. C. Counts; Lancas
R. E. Turnipseed; Lancaster cire
W. C. Winn; Lancaster and Che
Mills, supplied by C. P. Carter; Nc
Rock Hill, AV. A. Beckham; R
burg, IV. A. Fairey; Rock Hill,
John's, IV. B. Duncan; Laurel
W. B. Gibson; Manchester, supp
by E. Myers; Rock Hill circuit,
H. Ariail; Van Wyck, R. E. Sha
Winnsboro. Henry Stokes; Yorkv
H. J. Cauthen; S. A. Weber, su3
numerary; York circuit, supplied
E. K. Hiardin.
Spartanburg District-Marion I
-an. presiding elder; Belmont. W.
Willi'ams; Blacksburg, C. C. Derri
Buffalo and Bethel, J. W. Elki
Clifton and Cowpens, J. L. Harl
Campobello, E. Z. James; Cherol
- B. M. Robertson; Enoree, J. C. Ch
dier; Gaffney, Buford Street, S.
Harper; Limestone Street, J. B. N
son; Gaffney cireuit, T. B. Ow
Jonesville. D. E. Camack; Kell
supplied by J. G. Farr; Pacolet,
F. Gibson; Reidville, T. J. Wh
Santne, supplied by R. A. Bro
Spatranburg, Central, IV. A. 1a:
beau: V. S. Stokes. supernumera
Bethel and Glendale, D. W.-Kel
Dincan and Saxon, J. T. Fow
City Mission, J. V. Shell; Un
Griace, D. 'M. McLeod: Green Str
W. B. Justus: Wofford College. R.
Child. financial eagent.; South
Christian Advocate, S. A. Nettles.
Summerville District-J. E.
lisle, presiding elder; Cades, J.
White; Cordesville, supplied by
. Knowles; Cypress, supplied by
T. Patrick; Dorehester. IV. H. 2I
ray; Geor;etown. Duncan, T. G. F
bert: West End. W. P. Way; Gr
evville, R. V. Spigener; Grover,
C. Morris; Harlevville. J. P. Ina!
et: Harper, W. H. Thrower: Jo
sonville, T. J. Clyde; Kinsstree
tion. J. E. Mahaffey; Lake City
> tion. S. J. Bethea: McCellanville,
E. Peeler; Pinopolis, C. V. Burg<
b Providence, E. A. Wilkes; J. F. I\
Supernumerary; Ridgeville, H.
Mouzon; Rome, W. S. Goodwin; S
ers, supplied by J. 0. Carrow
Sampit, supplied by J. E. Carter;
.George, J. M. Steadman: Scrani
W. S. Henry; Summerville, H.
Sumter District-H. WV. Bays,
Ssidig etder; Bethel, T. WV. Munm
lyn: Bishopville, C. B. Smith; Ca
dien, C. C. Herbert; Heath Spriz
E. P. Hutson: Jordan, S. H. Boe
SKershaw, A. 0. Jeffeoat; Lynchbi
S. O. Cantey; Manning, D. Art
Phllips; New Zion, L. L. B nd
baugh; Oswvego, David Hucks; P
w~ood. J. H. Noland; Providence,
A. Lewis; Richland. C. S. Feli
Saintee, E. S. Jones; St. John
Rembert. L. L. Inabinet; Sum
First Church, J. WV. Daniel; Mag
in' Street, S. D. Bailey.
STransferred to WVestern North (
olina Conference, J. A. Peeler.
>Some Conference Changes.
The following changes were m
~in the presiding elders' cabinet:
R . H. Jones moved from Ander
district to CharlEston district:
Rev. J. S. Beasley of Columbia
trict goes to Anderson, Rev. H.I
comb Browne is :noved from Sun
district to Columbia; and Rev. J.
~Kilgo of Spartanburg district
transferred from Spartanburg
~trict o Orangeburg to take the p
of ,.v. Marion Dargan who goes
the Spartanburg district. Rev.
W X. Bays is transferred from Cha:
ton to the Sumter district.
.: Thus no new nresiding elders
1created in those circuits and the:
. siding elders of the remainig
cuits will return to their labors. 'I
are: Rev. WV. T. Duncan, Cokesi
district; Rev. W. P. Meadors, I
r ence; Rev. E. P. Taylor, Greenv
.' Rev. E. 0. Watson, Marion; Re~
.E. Stackhouse, Rock Hill; Rev
E. Carlisle, Summerville (form
North Charleston district).
- London's 36,000 "Motorists."
r, The Pireblic Control Coirimlttee
md the London County Council rept
t, that in April, 1905, the Council
s; thorized application being made
t ; the Local Government Board for
. additional index mark for moi
v cars, the lImit number of four
ures under the mark "A" having b
*reached. The board assigned
-mark "L. C.," at the same time I
.esting that "L. N."' would be 5
able in case a third index should
required. The available n-unbers
der the mark "L. C." are now bec<
S. ng exhausted, and the committee
cordingly recommends that "L.
should be the new Index mark. I
ig June last in London appliCati
for the registration of 439 motor-ce
56 heavy motor-cars, and 127 moi
cycles have been dealt with, bring
*the total number of these vehicles
V. to 11,265,833 and 6,064 respectivt
t- Changes of ownership in 288 ca
.cases have been dealt with, the t(
i; number of -such changes sil
r- the beginning of the Counc
1- administration being 2.199 cars
t. 1714 cycles. The number of licen
i.to drive motor-cars and motor-cy<
r Issued during the month was 1,5
s. bringing the total number up to
e- S64.-London Times.
0; Coolies In China are giving up th
png and eumbersomne pipes and 1
CL YOUMANS DEAD
The End Came Peacefully, Quietly
ey; and Unexpectedly at an Early
Hour Yesterday Morning-One of
the Most Eloquent Court Room
Orators Known in South Carolina
uit. in Recent Years.
Columbia, Special.-Leroy F. You
mans is dad. The eloquent advocate
H. and learned lNwyer passed away 'Mon
day nornina about 3' o'clock.
- -is death was peaceful and pain
less. During the night Gen. Youmans
.Vawoke and, as was his custom. began
to read in bed. He had a volume of
Cis- 11eaulay, which he read for a time,
ick- and then rested his head on his wife's so
te.. shoulder. After a short while Mrs.
uI Youmans, thinking her husband was
>rth asleep. felt that there was something
ich- wrong with him. He was dead. t
St. Gen. Youmans was in his ofice in ti
the State Capitol on Wednesday. Th',
next day being Thanksgving Day
the ofice was closed, and he has not B
since been to the Capitol. He was ill a.
lle on Saturday, but seemed better on 1
SSunda and thore was nothing alarm
ing in his condition. He had suffer
ed for months from cirrhosis of the W1
liver and several times during the el
last year his death had been expect- R
ek. ed. but he rallied and seemed to pos- n
sess a wonderful vitality. J
e; Besides his wife, who was Mrs. Til- n
aee lingiast, of Gillisonville, Beaufort
county, Gen. Youmans is survived by r
tie following members of his family: th
Prin-le T. Youmans, of the Colum
Loll bia bar: Mrs. M. McCoy Metts, wife m
T of M'ajor V. A. Metts, of Columbia, ti
ite. at whose home he died, and Mrs. 01- y
cte; ivette Himrod, of Erie, Pa. Three bi
ek; children preceeded him to grave; oi
rse Mrs. W. S. Reamer, Mr. Reamer, Mr. b
y Rhett Youmans, who died 'about -:ix
r teen years ago, and Mr. Paul You- Ii
mans, who died-in June, 1914. The ft
oll, following brothers and sisters sur- C
ee vive: Mr. V. H. Youmans, of San h
SSaia, Texas: Lawrence V. You- $
e mans. of Fairfax, S. C.; M. H. You- tc
maiis, of Stafford, Hampton courty, fa
S. C.; Mrs. Frank Causey, of Hanp- s
A. ton; Mrs. Robert T. Sausey, of Estill, s,
I- S. C. al
. Leroy F. Youmans was born No- n
- veinber 14, 1S34, at Lawonville, S. C. 1
r- He grduated at the South Carolina ol
[er- Uni-ersity in 1S52 and was admnitted d:
el- to the bar in 1S56, having studied la-a si
.M- under the celebrated R. J. Davant. w
He formed a partnership with Mr. aj
ii- Emund Rhett when first adritted TI
ta- and later with Gen. J. W. Moore, at hi
ta' Hampton. He was elected solicitor p:
L in 1866 and moved to Edgerield, to ii
ss; form a partnership with Gen. M. C. d;
ay Butler, which continued until 1S72, tl
C. when Gen. Youmans came to Colum- tii
alt- bia, where he has since resided, re- ai
ay, spected by all who knew him and it
S. loved by lhis associates at the bar.
:on' This year when Attorney General er
R. Gunter 'died Gen. Youmans, at that ax
time assistant to Mr. Gunter, was ap- a
>r pointed Attorney General by Govern, in
1er- or Hevward. This appointment was n'
am- made ~on March 20, 1906, and Gen. ni
A Youmans has since been in oilice. a:
t;During a large part of the timc. his R
"'' health has been such as to cause his di
huL friends much anxiety, but lhe has giv- te
le- en attention to tile duties of his ollic ti
me-C having a capable assistant in Mr. D. e<
). RaPv, of Columbia. Mr. Youmans R
lewas inl his officee last week and had a:
and lately seemed in better health. This li
te'news of his.. death Mondlay, there
"o- fore, was a great surprise to his Ii
. friends in Columbia. h:;
.a When Mr. W. H. Townsend in Sep. oi
tember, 1905, resigned the position of ti
assistant Attorney General Mr. Gun- p<
ade ter selected Mr. ~Youmans to fill the di
vacancy. Upon Mr. Gunter 's death, ;v
sna few months later. in March, 1906, U
and Mr. Youmans was chosen by Govern- tI
di or Hevward as his successor, his corn- o:
sas- mission bein'g issued March 27.b
-Primary for Aiken.
." Aiken, Special.-At the called
lac. meeting of the county executive corn-r
Stc mittee for the purpose of consider
H ing the matter of ordering a primary
-les to iiominate successors to the present t!
county treasurer and probate judge, r
vere both of whom recently resign.ed, it. t
pre. was decided to order a primary and~ F
cir th~e same has been scheduled for tha h
'he; second Tuesday in January.
'. Capt. Whilden Woodward Dead'
ille: Barnwell, Special.-The towii and b
.R surrounding community was shocked
. Monday afterno. by the death of e
erl3 Capt. Whilden Woodward. Capt.
Woodward has been an inivalid for
the last few years suffering from par
alysis but his death was quite unex
pected and came as a great shock to
all his friends. Capt. Woodward I
was injured in a wreck years ago and 0.
>ts from that time he has never regain- k
a-ed his former strength and activity. b
aLater he suffered a stroke of parayl- C
sis and since that time has been con- I
fgfined to his room almost continually.
g- Williams Case on Trial.
ult- Columbia, Special.-In the Federal S
be Court Monday the time was occu
un- pied with the suit of R. M. Williams
am- against the Southern Railway, the rt
ac- trial not being concluded at night, e<
N-" Williams claims $10,000 damages for ei
ur- injuries alleged to have been received b:
os ed while he and a companion were a<
Lrs, walking along the Southern's track e<
tor- near the Blanding street depot in Co- si
ug lumbia in April, 1903. t
ses Remarkable Case of Newberry Youth.
ital A recovery which is regarded by
sphysicians here as a very remarkable 14
isone, is that of young John Andrew d
ds Satterwvhite. of Newberry. S. C. On e:
1es. November 13 this youth inhaled a el
s part of an acorn and it went deep in- e<
Gto his lungs. His condition was crit- tI
ical and he was taken to the Columbia T
hospital for an operation. An incis- 0:
ion was made and a part of the acorn g
.eir v-was found and removed; the rest of ix
ak- it since then has been coughed up and tI
AWLINGES HANGED G1
ays Penalty for Murder of
EGRO PAL SWINGS WITH HIM et
ormer Preacher Makes Statement
Declaring the InnCcence of Hi3 g
Scns To Be Hanged Friday Un- da;
less Parden Board Saves Them. jm
Valdosta, Ga.. Special.-With the no
claration of the innocence of hii Th
ns, J. G. Rawlings, Tuesday step- ve
d on the scaffold and paid the pen-.
ty for the crima of which he was be<
und guilty and which decision has th,
en affirmed in higher courts five an
mes. With him Alf Moore, the ne. let
-o, whose confession furnished the let
invicting evidence, was hanged. al
th fell through the drop at 10:15
m. and life was pronounced extinct ha
minutes later. er
The expectation that the negro of
>uld make a final confession, exon- ve
ating Milton, Jesse and Leonarl wa
awlings from participation in the bei
urder of Willie and Carrie Carter, m
ily 13, 1905, proved a disappoint- a
He reiterated his previous state.
ent and declared that Milton fired he
e fatal shots. ba
The Georgia prison commission will
cet Saturday to consider the peti- di
on of commutation of sentence for an
ilton and Jessie. Leonard has 12
en sentenced to life imprisonment Ju'
the recommendation of cleiaency an
r the trial jury.
The crime and conviction of Raw.
:-s and Moore presenied unusual
atures. J. G. Rawlings and W. L.
irter were nei.hbors 12 miles fron
re. Both were Baptist ministers.
veral years ago a dispute arose as
the line between their respective
rms. Litigation and bad blood re- tal
ilted. Carter was wounded by a
ot from ambush, and had Rawlings
-rested on the charge of attempted ,
rder. A few days later, on June
, 1905, a night attack was iade in
the Carter home. Two of the chil
-en, Willie and Carrie Carter. were
ot just outside the house and sh>ts P-P
Lre filred without Cffect at Carter tal
d his wife and another daughtC.6
le wounded boy managed to dra 6
mself to the house and inform hii pr
Lrents that Milton and Jesse Raw- ap
igs had shot hin. He died the next ju<
Ly. After shooting the children, pr<
e attacking party attempted to sn el
-e to the house, but were fired upon pr
d driven off without further casual- tai
A coroner's jury found that the n
ime had been committed by Milton pri
Ld Jesse Rawlings and Alf Moore, I
negro. The latter confessed, tell- tic
g of the plot which had been plan
id by the elder Rawlings for the $
urder of the ehtire Carter family 54
id the burning of the house. J. ?. 5
awlings, the elder, took no imme- de.
ate part in the crime, having gone 99
Valdosta to divert suspicion. The
al, v:hich lasted two weeks, result- pr
iin a verdict of deathi for the ciderti
awings.' his sons. Milton and Jesses ti
id Leonard Rawlings was given a 19
te sentence as an accomplice.
Now began a 'Iignt for L
e. Every legal expedient
L been resorted to, causing the day Ja~
'execution to be postp)oned from
me to time as each successive tem
>rary advantage was gained by the ins
fense. The verdicts in the case g
ent to the higher court, then to the eg
nited States Supreme Court, then to Fc
te State Supreme Court on an extra- Ja
-dinary motion and then to the ex
>ard of pardons.
Arrests on Bribery Charges. Te
Pittsburg, Special.-With the ar
st of J. H. Milholland, a civil engin
r, onr a charge of conspiracy to de
-aud the issuance of warrants for an
te arrest of Joseph Flaherty and H.f
.Bostap on the same charge, and
ie grand jury iindictment against
resident C. S. Cameron charging f
im with contempt and obstruction m
justice, the developments todayth
I the alleged $70,000 bribery scan
al between the officials of the Pitts
arg & Tube City Railroad and the
embers of the Pittsburg select and.
ymmon council wac sensational.
Prominent Real Bstate Man Killed
by Negro. e
Valley Park, Mich., Special.-A. F.ni
ddah, a prominent real estate man, bir
i Chicago, was shot and instantly Cl
illed by Wes Young, a negro. It is t
lieved Young intended to kill W. de
.Grubbs, who was accompanying m
ddah 'at the time of the killing Ce
ong escaped and is being followed h
' a mob determined to deal summar.
aits for Violation of Safety Appli
Washington, Special.-Aeting upon Md
ports submitted- by the inter-state an
mmerce commission Attorney Gen- ~
al Moody has directed that suits be la~
ought against a large number of Ca
ditional railroad companies to re- mn;
~ver penalties for violation of the of
~fety appliance law through failure pa
keep their equipment in proper th4
Floods on the Isthmus.
Colon, Special.-Up to last night :
)inches of water had fallen in Colon Sn
ring two days. The Chagres riv ito
Shas reached the highest point ev
-known and is still rising fast while
>mmunication and traffic by way of as
te Panama Railroad is interrupted hiq
he inhabitants of the villages north Iste
Bas Obispo necessarily will suffer i
eatly from the flood as it will be'.
apossible to get relief to them until tn
te Chagres subsides. There was ni n
tin hre tis mrnin
'LL[TT[ MOUND G~UILT
-st Decgre Verdict Agairst the
;urderer of Grace Brown Was
.erkimer, N. Y., Special.-The
v in the trial of Chester E. Gill
for the murder of his sweet
-rt at Big Moose Lake on July 11
t. Tuesday returned a verdict of
ltv in the first dearee.
einec e will be i-):onnced Thurs
ori'ng to whieI time court ad
rued anir the jury had reported.
rmer Senator Mills. Gillette's
misel. before adjournment, an
ineed that when court reconvened
ursday. he would move to have the
-dict set aside. The jury which
I deliberated for tive hours sent
rd at 11 o'clock that a verdict had
n reached. Later they fied into
court room and at 11:15 o'clock
oflicer who had been sent for Gil
te, returned with the prisoner. Pale
I a trifle nervous, apparently, Gil
:e faced the jury and when Marsh
Hatch, the foreman, declared that
rerdict of guilty in the first degree
I been found the youthful prison
gave no sign of emotion. When hii
insel had announced his purpose
making a formal motion that the
-diet be set aside and the judgC
s dismissing the jurors, Gillette
it over to a nearby table and pick
,up a pencil wrote something upon
;heet of pper. He then folded the
per carefully, afterward put it in
pocket. Immediately afterwards
-was taken from the court room
!k to his cell in the jail.
[t is learned that the jury had some
iculty in reaching an agreement
d six ballots were taken before the
men agreed. Up to that time the
v had stood eleven for conviction
d one for acquital.
e Book of Estimates Transtnitted
o Congress Mondag Appropria
;iors Made by Congress for Pre
Xashigton, Special.-The Secre
y of the Treasury Monday trans
ted to Congres* the book of esti.
tes of appropriati01os required for
ernment service for the fiscal yeac
hg June 30, 10"S. The follow
table shows these estimates to
:her with the appropriations made
Congress for each item for thc
vious fiscal year:, Legislative es
lishimeut, estimates for 190S, $5,.
.175, appropriatnS for 1907, $5,
357; executive establishrgent.s ap
>riations for 190S. $32.571,910,
propriations for 1907, $26,064,092;
licial establishments, $9S0,120, ap
>priations for 1907, $1,10S,914; for
n intercourse, $3,254,077, appre.
ations for 1907, $3,796,6S3; mili
-y establishments, $79,950,102, ap
)priations for 1907, $72,305,270;
al establishment, $115,444,960, ap
>priations for 1907. $93,773,692;
ian affairs, $7,970,1S6, appropriai
ns for 1907, $14,376,144; pensions,
3,243000, appropriations for 1907,
l3,46,106; public works $g5,S65..
D appropriations for 1907, $53.
,710; postal service deficiency, in-.
nite, $293,416; miscellaneous, $59,
L.0S6, appropriations for 1907,
~26.,57; permanent annual ap:,
>priations, $149,836.,320. appropnia
s for 1907, $15.117,320; general
als, $6S9.02S, appropriations for
VE WIRE FOR EAD HUNTER~
ps Use It With Deadlier Effect
In Formosa Than Bullets.
San Francisco, Special. - Accord
to advices brought by the liner
beria, after a year's unsuccessful
ort to subdue the head-hunters of
rmosa with bullet and saber, the
panese soldiers have resorted to the
>eriment of -exterminating the war
tribes by the use of live 'wires.
n For Assault With Intent to
facon, Ga., Special-The negro,
nry Fews, who shot Will Solomon
r Charles Adams, at the centennial
r in this city on September 7,
ich precipitated a riot and wreck
of the county jail, was Monday
.md guilty of assault with intent to
Lrder and sentenced to 10 years in
Eight Die in Flood.
El Paso, Texas, Special.-A spec
to the flerald from Morneci, Ari
Eight lives are said to have been
t in a great flood at Clifton last
ht. The Detroit Concentrator dam
ke, sending a wall of water .down
Lase creek. Wires are down be
-een Morenci and Clifton, and no
nite news can be obtained until
~ssengers return from Clifton. The
ntral Telephone station in Clifton
s been abandonded, having been
Suddenly Made Rich.
Kew Castle, Pa., Special.-Thoma5
:Carthy, a clerk in a local hotel,
i his brother,Michael McCarthy, of
mpum, a suburb, received word
t week that an uncle, Timothy Me
rthy, had died in Australia, leav
them the sole heirs to a fortune
$3,000,000. They are making pre
rations to go to Australia and claim
A Double Tragedy at Macon.
iacon, Ga., Special. - Horance
ith. a young man, who was a vis
r at the home of Doek Jones. near
ni erville, Ga., was ordered to leave
he was under the influence of
auor. While going down the front
ps Jones shot Smith, killing him
tantly, and some one shot Jones
ough the head and he fell dead.
ir his own victim. It is not known
Many Residences Desbryd
BREAK IN RESERVR CMAE
AriLona Mining Tawn of Cli2ca 1l
most Ilund.-ed z.d 1mit:2s
Forced to YLPs to X. : :r
._afety Nearly AllB sdee tt
Ncith Clifton DCst=_r5CiL
Clifton, Ariz., SpeFi,Z - .
waters that caused upward of z se1m
of deaths and much property en
age Wednesday night are rzcedin
rapidly and the 33-hour rain k
ceased. No further da=g is -
Two bodies were reeored ovr.
t!he wreckage along Chase Creek, ba
the exact number of deaths eanw
be told. Three men we exag
looting and eA refasal to surrender
were shot and fatally wounded by of
fleers. The flood in Chase Creek s
caused by the breakng of the resa
voir of the Detroit Copper Compan
and the freed water ran a own the
creek with a seven-foot breast
Only one business house on (ase
Creek escaped damage and =apW
were destroyed. North Clifton was
partly wrecked, nearly all of the za
idences in that part of the town be.
ing destroyed or damnged
So many restaurants arA beta
have been destroyed that it is ahnse
impossible to find a place t eat a
sleep in the town. But them wilL be
no shortage of provisians
All trains on the Arizoa & YRv
Mexico Railroad are held up. Ri
road bridges are so severely dam.:eJ.
that' it will be usafe to use them fr
Solomonvile, Ariz., Sper!&t-A*
the result of 30 hours' saking rai
over southern Arizona the m
town of Clifton with 2) peop&
: swept by a terriie flood avd hx
reds of inhabitants have :Oed to de
mountains for safety. Owing to 46r
abled wires details are r. S -o4
tain, but the known' dead reacher 1.
Most of the population are
and Italians whose huts zre izanda06
.d. The castastrope began with tha
breaking of a big reservoir ia d
mountains, pr.cipating a vast fhV7
on the Chase Greek quarter of Clif
ton. The principal street was =ixe
It was along this sireet that the fz
talities occurred as the fload engdi,
ed the people withoat waming.
Globe, Ariz., SpeciaL-AR ramk&
communication with this eity is. o
off for a week at least ay thec r
ing away of the bridge over the Cila
river near San Carios. Passengers
and mail may be transferred in a Ifew
days, but it may be manek toager be
fore freight can arrive here.
Naw President For Suthea
New York, SpeciaL-The diretes
of the Southern Railwar Wednesda
elected W. W. Finley, of Washine
president of the company, ta sceeel.
the late Samuel Spenet. Mir. Ela:
ley has been second vice pesideent
of the road since September 1Z6 LMLii
He has been active in railway wrR
since 1S75. Prior to eaterdng ib
Southern's service Mr. Finles v
second vice president of the Grea~t
Northern Railway. Before that be
was third vice president of the Seuth,
-ern Railway. For two years he wans
chairman of the Sonitheastemi Paa
senger Association at Atizae. Mo.
Finley was at times sociated& wa
James J. Hillt
President Wan?s Mo azaINer
Washington, SpeciaL - The Presi
dent Wednesday seat a. special mes=
sage to Congress urging begislti
giving the Executive anthority spa
his own inititative and resosibity
to dismiss any officer whom he thim~
unworthy to rema ini tfe servi.,
The baw at present prevides that in
time of peace no othecer snaIn be di
missed except in pursunee of :n
court-martial or in miti'ation thoe,
of. This provision the Presid:t
Death of Captain Baia.
Digsby, N. S., Speca-Dea
from the icy cold on the western ease
of Nova Scotia came to Captaia A.c
ry after his vessel, the three-mastad
schooner Emma Harvey, had gone ta
pieces, and he and all but one of his
seamen had foreed their way through
the breakers to land. One main wa
drowned. The others of the ce
Washington, SpeciaL-Offeisis oE
the Southern Railway beganz a.fo 2
investigetion into the eauses of thme
wreck on that line Thnhaiving
morning, in which President Samu~e&
Spencer, of the Southern system, an..&
several other persons were killeA. Thme
inquiry is being held at the gener.:
offces of the Southern Railway, i
this city, and probably wiHl at be
eeneluded before Thursday afna
Major J. Gadsdan King Det..
Atlanta, Ga., SpeciL-M!ajor 4&
Gadsden King, a well-knowni Couf'3d
crate veteran, died at his homasr heer
early Wednesday, aged 75 year&,
Major King was born in Chaestor,.
S. C., but has been a resident of At
Ianta for 25 years. During the daJ.
war he was a captain in Marion's ao