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VOL. X., NO. 234
UP FOR 19 YEARS
Court Regrets Its Inability to
Send Criminal to the
CONVICT CALLED A MURDLRER
Judge Berates Him as He Sentence
the Prisoner?Girl Creates a Scene
by Calling the Man by Name?Mob
Tries to Do Him Harm, But i3
Dispersed by the Police.
(By Associated Press.)
NEW YORK, Oct. Frederick K.
("Hilton, who war. convicted on throe
charges of bigamy and one of grand
larceny in Brooklyn today und was
sentenced to an uggregnte of l!i yearn
in the Slate Prison.
On the (list Indictment, that of mar?
rying of Mary Gorman while Ills first
Mite whs alive, sentence was suspend?
ed. For marrying Mary J. Smith
while he hail another wife living, a
sentence of five yenra was Imposed,
and for bigamy in marrying Lulu Ket?
tering, of Rochester, a sentence uf
four years was given. On the charge
of grand larceny in drugging and rob?
bing Henry Schnub. a machinist i:i
the United Slates navy, Carlton wis
sentenced to ten years.
Lawyer Makes Usual Pica.
Carlton'B counsel made a plea for
leniency because of Carlton'B ill health
nn dBald a long sentence would mean
practically a life sentence.
Judge Awplnwall wns most hitter in
Ids denunciation of the prisoner's
cilmes and said he was convinced that
the prisoner attempted murder when
he robbed Schauh.
Continuing, Judge Asplnwall said:
'nYou are at hear! a villain, a murderer,
a swindler and thief, and I am sorry
that l cannot send you to the electric
Played With Love of Women.
"Just remember that your mother
was a woman, but yon played with the
love of women and when you were
through with tlieni you turned them
cut into the world with their shame
upon them. You are one of the most
dangerous men in the country."
As he left the courtroom after his
denunciation Carlton was met by a
young woman who called him by name
and began to weep, exclaiming:
"What the judge said was all true."
Carlton laughed in the yoting wo?
man's face and passed on. When out?
side the building he was mobbed hj
a crowd of fitiO men, many of whom
had once been his neighbors.
PECKHAM AT LAST
BEHIND THE BAAS
Implicated in the Cotton Scandal He
Gets a Foretaste of Law's
'By AflMoclatPd Press.)
' SARATOGA, N. Y? Ort. 2.?Fred?
erick A, Peckham, of New York, who
is under Indictment in connection
with the cotton report scandal, wns
surrendered by his honclinan today.
Peckham was committed to the county
jail at nnllBton.
More Indictments Brought In.
WASHINGTON. D. C, Oct. 2.?The
federal grand jury today reported new
indictments in the cotton crop report
leakage case against Edwin S. Holmes,
Jr., Frederick A. Peckham und Moses
Haas, of New York.
MANY MEN WANT ON
Dr. Moore, of Cape Charles, Enters
Contest f?r Chairmanship?Others
in the Race.
(Special to thf> Dany Tress.)
NORFOLK, VA., Oct. 2.?The flg.it
for the chairmanship of the Virginia
State board of fisheries was cnllvenod
today by the enlrunce into the race of
'Dr. Moore, of Cape Charles.
It is now declared flint Dr. Frank
Fletcher will not remain In the race j
against S. Wllklns Matthews, of Acco
mac, and that the real fight Is be?
tween Robert W. Shultice, of Norfolk,
ami Editor W. McDonald Leo, of La-i
Captain Curtis a Candidate.
RICHMOND, VA.. Oct. 2.?In thla
couuectton it may bo said that Cap?
tain John A. Curtis, of this city, a for?
mer member of the hoard, is u candi?
date for ' roappointnient. Henry M.
Tyler, of tliis city, who Biiccoeded
Captain Curtis Is said t<> bo anxloua
to retain Iiis membership on the
On excellent authority it is learned
that Senator George B. Keezell, of
Kockinghain, who is on the present
board, will not again accept the posi?
Mr. Swanaon has declined to dls
cuss or to make any intimation of
whom he woidd appoint to any posi?
tion, and just who will land on the
hoard is purely a matter of conjecture.
There are live members of the hoard,
and the president and secretary are
the only ones who receive any com?
pensation lor their services.
Cincinnati Runs Ashore.
MO.ll, .lAl'AN, Oct. 2.?The cruiser
Cincinnati has arrived here. The
American cruiser went aground on
llime island, hut gol free from the
PLEASES THE SOUTH
New Orleans Will [ntcrtaln Presi?
ded! Koosevt I'.
WILL SHOW HIM HOSPITALS
Situation in Mississippi is Much Worse
and the Same Is True In Regards
to Pensacola?Georgia Tightens Her
Quarantine Line Against Fever.
(By Associated Press.)
NEW ORLEANS. Oct. 2 ?Report to
? p. in.:
New cases, 10; total to date, 3,042.
Deaths, 2; total. 394.
New foci. (i.
Under treatment, 204. Discharged,
2,4 I I.
The announcement of President
Roosevelt to visit New Orleans on his
forthcoming trip to the South caused
much gratification here today.
Dr. White will take that opportunity
to extend an invitation to the Presi?
dent to visit the hospital.
With the exception "f four, all of
the public schools opened today with
a larse enrollment of pupils.
Health Officers Breaking Down.
PENSACOLA, FLA., Oct. 2.?The
fever summary for today is as fol?
lows: New cases, 8; total to date,
Dili; deaths, 1; total, 27.
One of the new cases is that of Miss
Ruth Glenn, (laughter of Rev. B. C.
The health officers are hreaking
down from constant work.
Mississippi Reports 37 Cases.
JACKSON. MISS., Oct. 2.?The Mia.
sissippl yellow fever summary tonight
is as follows:
Natchez new cases, 12; deaths. 2.
Vicksburg, new cases, 10; deaths, 1.
Gulfport. new cases, I; Port Gibson,
new cases. 5; deaths, I. Hamburg,
Natchez Citizens Are Worried.
NATCHEZ. MISS.. Oct. 2.?Today's
record shows a rapid spread of yellow
fever in the last twenty-four hours, as
nix new foci are listed. One case is in
"factory row." It is feared the siek
nesn will spread rapidly in (hat neigh?
Georgia is Scared.
ATLANTA, OA., Oct. 2.?An ord*>r
was passed by the State hoard or
health today quarantined the Slate of
Georgia against the winde State of
A WESTERN TRAIN
Fifty Shots Exchanged But the Result
of the Hold-up is Not
(Ry Associated Press.)
SEATTIE, WASH.. Oct. 2.?A Great
Northern train was held up six miles
north of Ballard, a suburb of thirt elty
about 11 o'clock tonight. Fifty shots
were exchanged and two explosion*
3RT NEWS, VA., TU]
OF SHAW'S SPEECH
Secretary of Treasury Makes an
Address Before Richmond
BIG CROWD AT TML MF.ETIMi
He Threshes Over the Same Old Straw
and Advances Time Worn Argu?
ments for the Maintenance of the
Chinese Wal! of Exclusi vencss?
Judge Lewis Presides,
((Special t" tlic Dally Press.)
RICHMOND, VA., Od. 2.?The Re
publican campaign woo opened in this
city at the Academy of Music tonight
with addresses I;- Hon. Leslie M.
Shaw, secretary of the treasury, und
Hon. Jacob Yost, former congressman
from the tenth district.
Judge Li. L. Lewis of this city, Re
puhlirun nominee for governor, pre?
sided and introduced the speakers.
The audience was large and represen?
tative and included many Democrats
and a sprinkling of ladies.
Drives Arounc" City.
The secretary arrived In the city
in the afternoon. lie was met at the
station by a committee of Republicans
and taken for a drive over the city.
He was accompanied on the drive by
Hoy K. Cnbcll, Robert II. Hal ley, Wray
T. Knight and M. K, Lowery. He took
dinner at the Jefferson and wns ac?
companied to the Academy by u com?
In introducing the speakers Judge
Lewis said he would not take up t|w
time of the audience with a set speech.
Mr. Yost spoke briefly in a humorous
vein, and made a strong plea for puri?
ty of elections.
Tariff His Subject.
The secretary was greeted with ap?
plause when he arose tu speak and ho
devoted his discourse to the tariff
question. He brought out the same
old thread bare arguments that have
been going the rounds for the last
twenty year-; or more.
Mr.Shaw's audience was remark?
able for the absence of negroes and
for the presence of bankers, business
and professional men.
NEGROES START AN
Colored Population of Nashville Get3
Ahead of the Jim Crow
(Fty Angocinti.-d I'ross.)
NASHVILLE, TIC NN., Oct. 2? The
Transportation Company has been or?
ganized by the negroes of Nashville
and will put in operation tomorrow
live automobiles for the purpose of
transporting negro passengers to vari?
ous parts of this city.
Ever since the "Jim crow" street
car law went into effect the colored
population has been dissatisfied and
negro travel on the cars tins decreased.
DEAD MAN'S WORDS
Alleged lll-Gotten Wealth Is Slipping
Between Fingers of Former
(By Asanchitcd I'rrns.)
CHICAGO. Oct. 2.?Attempt.; on the
part of the government attorneys to
introduce portions of the testimony of
the late Robert P. VVcstcott, father-in
law of Captain O. M. Carter, given at
the Gaynor and Greene hearing in
New York a year ago, caused a clash
between counsel at the hearing of tin;
Carter case before Special Examiner
Wyman in the Federal building today,
Assistant United States Attorney
Erwin read from Mr. Westcott's testi?
mony to show that Captain Carter lent
his father-in'.'law $10,000 in January.
ISU5, and this money was said to be
part of Carter's share of moneys paid
to Gaynor and Green by the govern?
Gaynor Greene Warrant Signed.
OTTAWA, ONT., Oct. 2.?The war?
rant for the extradition of John P.
Gaynor and B. D. Greene lias boon
signed by the minister of Justice and
farwarded to the lieutenant' governor
of the province of Quebec.
CS DAY, OCTOBER
WOMAN A VICTIM
OF BLACK CRIME
Bioodiiounds Arc Now on the
Trail And Brute's Capture
ACT COMMITTID IN AMIItHST
Tcxa6 Militia Called Out to Protect
the Man, if Captured, Who Murdered
a Mother and her Children?Man is
Legally Hanged I:j North Carolina
. (Tly Associate* *tcbs.?
A Ml I EHST. VA., Oct. 2.--AII of Am
hers! la In a state <>f excitement over
a criminal assault which took place
rieht in the center of the town last
The victim of the horrible crime
wut Mrs. Frank Urown, of this place.
She says that her nsailant was a ne?
gro. Mrs. Brown Is In a highly nerv?
Mrs. Brown says that when sh?
went to the pasture she saw the cow
standing at the fence on the far side
of the lot. When she got where the
cow was n man suddenly appeared
and drew something over her face. She
did not not get a look at the man, hut
says that she thinks that he was
black', ('ailing her by name, he said:
"It you scream I will kill you!"
About that time she received the
blew on the head which rendered her
unconscious. When she became con?
scious she was on the other Bide ot
the fence and the man was gone.
The general belief here is that the
assailant lives in the village nenr by.
Tile cow was tied at the lower end
of the pasture, away from the road.
Troops to Protect Negro.
HOpSTON, TEXAS. Oct. 2.?Cover
nor Lanham tonight ordered (wo mill,
tia companies to Edna.
It is believed that the officers may
have the negro. Monk Gibson, in
hiding and thai the troops have been
sent to escort Monk Gibson to Hous?
ton, where there is a mob-proof jail.
Mr. Beasely, (he father of the mur?
dered Mrs. Condltt, look (he held in
person at the head of "T> negroes up?
on whom he believes he can rely
There is no longer a possibility of
burning, but It is certain that the ne?
gro will be killed if he is caught by
First Hanging in .'10 Years.
MARSHALL., N. C, Oct. 2.?After
execution had been twice stayed,
Peter Smith, who was condemned to
death for criminal assault on Eva
Sullies, n sixteen-yoar-old girl, was
hanged today. Smith, facing 1:200
persons, declared he was Innocent.
This was the first hanging held in
Madison county for thirty years.
REV. ELSOM QUITS
AMID A STORM
Danville Preacher Resigns and Now
the Factions May Stop
(Special to ihn Dally Press.)
RICHMOND, VA.. Oct. 2.?Rev. Per?
cy G. Elsom, pastor of Moffctt Mem?
orial Baptist church, Danville, tonight
tendered his resignation at a stormy
meeting of the congregation which
was accepted by a vote of 45 to 30.
Mr. Elsom had refused to resign
several weeks ago when petitioned
to do so by his congregation.
The resignation of Mr. Elsom will
probably unite the waning factions
of the church. A motion was made
that a committee be appointed to in?
duce Mr. Elsom to withdraw his re?
signation, but Mr. Elsom announced
that his decision 4s final.
TAFT BREAKS ALL
RECORDS ON TRIP
Secretary of Navy Cornea From Yoko?
hama to Washington in Four?
(Ay Associate! Press.)
WASHINGTON, Ort 2.?After an
absence of more than three months.
Secretary of War Taft, returned to
Washington today and establishing a
new record from Yokohama to Wash
Ington by making the trip in N days
und arriving two days ahead of sche?
From Chicago to Washington over
the Baltimore ft Ohio llailrond, the
secretary's special broke all records,
running to Washington.
The tastes! scheduled run from <"hi
< ago to Washington is 2:! hours. The
distance Is "NT miles. The actual run?
ning time of Secrtary Tan's train
was IS hour;; anil IS minutes, or a
little less (hitii a minute ami a half
for every mile of the journey.
More Honors for Witte.
(Uy Associated Press.)
ST. PETERSBURG, Oct. J.?The
position of chief of the new niinistri.il
cabinet, the creation ol which is called
for by the coustltition of the imperial
doumn with the right of Interpella?
tion was offered to Count Witte Fri?
day by the Emperor.
Patrick Case Up Again.
(Hy Associated I'rcas.)
ALBANY, N. Y . Oct. 2.?The case of
Albert T. Patrick, who since March
2t?>, 1902, has been under conviction
of the murder of aged millionaire, Wil.
liam Marsh ilice, in New York city in
I'.Mm. < nine again before the Court of
ANARCHY W THE WEST
Gamblers And Lawless Citizens
Mob 1 lie Judge.
MAKES COURT RESCIND ORDr.R
Mob Chases Him Through the Streets
and Drags Him Prom a Locomotive
Where He Had Sought Safety In
Flight From the Criminal Element,
(Uy AHHoclntoil 1'rcsn.)
DENVER. COLO, Oct. 2.?The spec
tocle of a member of the judiciary he?
ilig dragged about hy a Ihob and forced
to rescind an official order ended a
day of turmoil at Brighton, the county
seat of Adams county, adjoining the
city limits of Denver.
A. II. Guthiel, county judge, sum?
moned the mayor, marshal and mem*
hers of the town board before him to?
day and lectured them for their failure
to stop gambling ami Sunday liquor
He ordered the sheriff and the mar?
shal to gather (he slot machines and
when (hey reported later that they
could only flii<l one. Judge Guthiel de?
putized two men to arrest them for
contempt, lit the meantime both the
sheriff ami the .marshal disappeared.
Citizens began to gather on the
si reels, and fearing for his safety.
Judge Glltlllel boarded a freight en?
gine as it was pulling a train slowly
through the town.
A mob dragged Judge Guthiel from
(he cab. lie was (old (hat he must
rescind his order of arrest against the
sheriff and marshal ami upon being
assured (hat he had already done so,
the Judge was released.
100 SWEPT INTO SOUTH SEAS.
Typhoon Catches Many Natives of
the Marshall Islands.
(Special t" tin- Daily Press.)
VICTORIA, B. C, Oct. 2.?Word was
received here of a typhoon which
swept the Marshall Islands recently
ami swept cue hundred natives into
Most of them were fishing when
th<! hurricane caught them.
RAILROADS AT WAR ]
OVER TRACK RIGHTS
L. & N. Would Prevent the Inter-State
From Making a Grade
(Special to the Dally Press.)
, RICHMOND, VA.. Oct. 2.?Messrs.
Sluart and Willard, of the corporation
commission, are at Big Stone Gop,
whore tomorrow they will investigate
the trouble between the Inter-State
Railway and the Louisville & Nash?
The Inter-State road wants to cross
the Louisville & Nashville at grade
near Appalackla. The Louisville <t
Nashville Obtained a temporary injunc?
tion to stop the work on (he Inter?
A motion to make the Injunction
permanent is now pending in the Cir?
cuit Court. The injunction proceed?
ing will probably depend upon the re?
port of the commissioners.
Cloudy and cooler
fair; light southwest
to west winds.
PRICK TWO CENTS
IS SENT TO PRISON
Federal Court Down In Green
Inn? Handles the Grafters
ALLEGED MOONSHINER GONE
Revenue Officers Under Indictment to
be Tried for Defrauding the Govern
mcnt?Judge Imposes Heavy Fines
as We|| as a Term Behind the Bars
for the Guilty.
(fly Associated Press.)
GREENSBORO; N. ('.. Oct. 2.?Spe?
cial interest attaches to the term of
I he federal court, begun today, by rea?
son of the fact that more than !>n
eases involving revenue officers are
to be heard, the most important of
which arc the eases against. W. G.
Mules, W. II. Harding, Starkoy Harey,
L. S. Davis G. II. Walker. G. W. Hast?
ings, former revenue officers charged
with conspiracy with distillers to de?
fraud the government of large sums
Reprimands the Sheriffs.
The town Is 111 led with lawyers, wit?
nesses and defendants. In his charge
to the grand jury. Judge James E.
Hoyd took occasion to sharply repri?
mand (lie Rhurin or Wilkcs, Davidson
and Porsyth counties fur allowing fed?
eral prisoners undue privileges, saying
I hat federal prisoners were no better
than State prisoners.
' The most Important case disposed
of today was that against I). L. Arey,
a wealthy Salisbury distiller, who was
scut, need to pay u line ol $22*000 and
serve three months In prison. Ho was
convicted at the June term of the
court in Charlotte.
Distiller Goc0 to Prison.
Arey surrendered himself and start?
ed tonight for Salisbury to serve IiIh
sentence, lie took with him $22,000
the amount of the Judgment against
him and will also pay tomorrow a 11 no
of $200 and costs, amounting to more
than $1,600, making altogether morn
than $2l,ono which this defendant pays
lo the government. Desperate efforts
were made by Arey and ids friends
lo have execution in this case stayed
but without avail.
A case against W. 11. Imcns for Illicit
distilling, was called, hut the defen?
dant failed to respond nnd an Instanter
capias was Issued for him.
The defendants in the conspiracy
.cases are represented bv the State's
most brilliant lawyers, among the
number heilig Judge S. B. Adams,
Judge W. P. Beinum. Congressman E.
Silencer Blackburn. Cyrus B. Watson,
J. W. McNeill, ex-Governor C. B. Ay
Cock - ml I.. II. Clement.
Wednesday the case against. N.
(Menu Williams one of the largest dis?
tillers in the Stale will be taken up.
VISIT NEW ORLEANS
To Avoid Quarantine Regulations He
Will Return on a United
WASHINGTON, Ot;t, 2 ?President
Roosevelt will go to New Orleans de
spite the yellow t'evcr epidemic. This
official announcement was made at the
White House today by Secretary Loeb
after a conference with the President,
,it which the arrangements for Roose?
velt's trip through the South wern
To avoid any complications over the
quarantine regulations of tlie various
States in the South the President has
decided to make New Orleans the final
stop on his trip. lie will be in New
Orleans Oct. Uli.
After the coromonies in that city
he will go aboard a cruiser of the
Cleveland type ami make the journey
from New Orleans to Washington by
water, lie is expected to arrive hero
160 HUNGARIANS WOUNDED./
Germans Attack Czechs Who Desire
to Establish University In Austria.
BRUENN, AUSTRIA, Oct. 2.--A col?
lision took place here yesterday be
tween rival meetings of Germans and
Czechs, resulting from the agitation
by the former against the proposed
establishment of a Czech university
Troops were compe lled to intervene,
and before order was restored 16o
persons weie more or Ichs seriously
injured, several police stations were
partly wrecked and hundreds of win?
dows were broken.