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EDOEFIELD, S. CM WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 1907
fi HE NATIONAL BANK $
If AUGUSTA, GA.
L. C. HAYNE, Pnodest.
FBANK G. FOED, CasMiff.
Surplus and Profits. 150,000
We that I be pie used to bare yon opt? so MuiecM _
with this Batik. Cuitocr.or.and corrfj^txlcct?** 4?
T rared of every enurteey and tccomeiedaOoa pw? 4*
Y ole nader cen*cnratl?e. modem BeaJtlBf ac We At
? *H?VW?> i i it t M HI I B 11 li I?
Twenty-One People Are Swept
Away in Flood
MUCH PROPERTY DESTROYED
Thousands of Acres of Growing Crops
Ruined - Cloudburst .Canses .Big
Creek to Submerge Gradyville and
Vicinitjr, "Waters Leaping From
Creek Bed and Taking New Courso
Witli Force of a Tidal Wave.
Louisville, Ky., Special. -Twenty
one persons dead, thc village devasted
and severaL thousand acres of grow
crops ruined are the havoc - wrought
by a cloudburst that caused Big creek
to submerge Gradyville, Ky., and vi
cinity .All the dead are residents of
Gradyyill?-and, although.-reports are
meagre, it is believed that no further
fatalities will be reported fron* the
MRS. L. C. NELL,. wife of State
FOUR CHILDREN of Senator and
Mrs. L C. Nell.
ONE CHILD of Mrs. Lumhill.
, ? MRS. CARL WILMERE.
DAUGHTER OF Mrs. Wilmore.
GRANDDAUGHTER of Mrs. Wil
MRS. HARTFIELD MOSS.
SIX CHILDREN of Mrs. Moss.
MRS. J. W. KELTNER.
ONE, CHILD of Mrs. Keltner.
MISS MARY MOSS.
The disaster was due to the erratic
behavior of Big Creek which was al
ready swollen by recent rains. Wh-m
the cloudburst precipitated three
inches of rain in an hour on Grady
ville and vicinity the creek leaped
from its bed and took a new course
with the force of a tidal wave.
Inhabitants of Gradyville were
nearly all in bed when the foaming
waters struck the - town, carrying
away six residences, a mill. and a
large number-of small houses. Near
ly all the victims were drowned, but
four v,ere crushed by the collapse, of
State Senator Nell, who is a physi
cian owes his escape from the fate
that overtook his family to tho fact
that he was several miles away in
the hills, sitting np with a patient.
When the news of the disaster reach
ed Columbia, Ky., the nearest town ol
any size,,several hundred citizens de*
parted for the scene with wrecking
appliances, food and clothing. All
the physicians available went along.
They found, the residents of the de
vasted village dazed and helpless,
but by-nightfall all the relief possible
had been Afforded. Several persons
were injured, but none of these will
Gradyville is a village of 175 in
habitants in Adair couuty, six miles
from Columbia and IS miles from ih*
nearest railroad station.
Chicago, Special. - Dispatches
from various places in Sontheim Illi
nois, Indiana and 'Kentucky tell of
severe storms of tornado severity
which have caused some loss of life
. and Ihe destruction of muchh prop
Early Saturday the town of New
Minden, UL, 25 miles southeast of St.
Louis, w'as visited by a tornado which
killed four persons and injured a score
At Gradyville, a cloudburst is said
to, have caused the loss of from 10 to
15 lives, and washed away eight resi
At York. Ul., Saturday 25 or oO
houses were destroyed and a number
of people are said to have been killed
Because of the loss of telegraph wires,
.exact details are ?not available.
The storm is said to have been es
pecially severe in southern Idiana and
at Farmersburg and Sullivan much
damage was done by wind and. rain.
Duquoin, 111., was also visited ai
night by the same storm that caused
the destruction at work. . A number
of houses were blown down, but no
lives were lost.
59 Fer Cent in Mississippi.
Jackson, Miss., Special. -Commis
sioner of Agriculture Blakeslce gave
out a bulletin showing crop condi
tions on June 3, and estimating the
average condition of the cotton on
that date at 59 per cent, against the
government estimate of 65 per cent.
The difference is attributed to the con
siderable bad weather between Miy
31 and June 3, the dates on which the
data was compiled. Blacksdale esti
mates the cotton acreage at S3 per
cent, and the corn acreage at 99 per
cent, orVibout norrual. The average
condition of the corn crop if placed
at 69 .per cent.
Krupp Company Sues Gen. Crozier.
Washington, Special. -. Suit wa?
begun here in the supreme court oi
the District of Columbia in the nam?
of . the Krupp Manufacturing Com
pany of Essen, Germany, against Gen
eral William Crozier, chief of the
bureau of 'ordinance of the war dc
partmentt charging an infringement
of the company's patent on recoil gur
brakes and asking for au accounting
New York* Quarantine Against Ha
New <York, Special. - The quaran
tine against passengers arriving fron
Havanna went into operation, and a!
a result 34 steerage passengers on I'm
stesimev Monterey were sent to the de
tcn:ion hospital for observation. Tin
suspects were found to have abner
ma!ly high temperatures ' when then
were examined by the health officer
If no Eerious disease develops tho;
will bo released Monday.
?lif JUNE CO??ON RtTrCi?
Acreage and Condition of tue South's
J&reat Staple-Comparison With
New York, Special.-The Journal
af Commerce has published its June
cotton report coverirfg acreage and
2ont?ition. Thc report has been de
layed one week, owing to the ^back
wardness of planting. About 1,800
correspondents have been heard from,
the average date of replies . being
May 30lh, as at that date planting
was still incomplete and the' replies
indicated an increase in acreage of
1.2 per centi This is less than ex*
pected in view of the high price ef
cotton, and less than the best infor
mation suggested a month ag*0; So
much cotton has been ploughed up
and replanted that it is still too early
to ascertain the facts a? to acreage
with satisfactory reliability. When im
planting is finished it is quite possible
that the, above increase in acreage
will be augumentcd.
Reports' of the condition are e?eed
ingly poor, the replies indicating a
condition of 96 per cent., compared
with 82 per cent m 1906 and 77.4 pet
cent in 1905. This is 1.5 per cent low
er than the Jane government report
which placed the condition at 70.5
per cent., the lowest condition ot re
cord at this season. Too low tem
peratures and too much precipitation
were the causes . of low condition.
While a late season is not always &
bad season, good weather is much
needed to improve the condition and
the prospects are that there will be
a good demand for all the crops at
profitable prices to the growers.
Comparing with last year's acreage
North Carolina's figures show 103J
per cent., South Carolina 127 per
cent., Georgia 101 per cent., Folrida
102.1 per cent., Alabama 97.2 .per
cent., Mississippi 95 per cent., Texas
1?6.6 per cent., Arkansas 97.6 per
.cent., Tennessee- 97.1 per cent., Mis
souri 89.9 per cent., Indian Territory
103 per cent., Oklahoma JL16 per cent.
As already stated, the total acreage
is 1.2 per cent over that planted last
year. So far as the figures of condi
tion are concerned, North Crolina is
80.2 against 76 last June; South
Carolina, 77 against S1.6: Georgia,
75.1 gainst 85.7; Florida, S?.9, against
S4.1; Alabama 61.,6 against 79.3;
Mississippi 66.4, against 80.1; Louis
iana 65 against 87.3; Texas 68, against
84.8; Arkansas 69.6, aaginst 81; Ten
nessee, 71.7, against 72; Missouri 77,
against 76; Indian Territory 70.6,
against 79.6; Oklahoma 71.-4, against
86.3. The average condition of the
entire cotton belt is 69.0 against 82.1
a year ago.
The season averaak are nearly a
month late arid mauy^ correspondents
refrain from committing themselves tu
close estimates until the croo has ad
vanced to further maturity. Much
of thc seed has not yet sprouted, but
where stands have been obtained they
are generally poor. In regard to the
condition the-presistonce of unfavoi
able weather has discouraged plant
ers, a feeling -which is reflected in the
wide distribution of reports describ
ing the outlook as the "worst in an
experience of 40 to 50 years." There
is not an unusual scarcity of labor
and grassy fields are by no means
, Two Amendments are 'Offered.
Norfolk, Sp?cial.-Tho supreme
assembly of thc*' uniform f rank,
Knights of Pythias, convened in an- .
nual session at Jamestown exposition.
Two amendements were offered nt
the opening session, one changing the
style of the uni?orm, bringing it
nearer to the standard of the" United
States army, and another' providing
for a revision with radical- changes
in drill regulations. These were re
ferred to. proper committees. Both
:amendments are favored and probably
will pass at this session.
Methodist Missionary Beaten.
London, By Cable. - A special dis
patch received here from Hong:. Kong
says that Mr. J. Pollard,.a Methodist
Missionary at Chao-Tung-Fu has bern
mercilessly beaten by the Chinese.
His lung was pierced by a weapon.
The missionaries are flocking into,
Bradford Seeks Pardon.
Washington, Special.-The depart
ment of justice has received an appli
cation, for pardon from. James L.
Bradford, a'wealthy New Orleans
lumberman who was convicted some
time ago of land fraud in the New
Orleans district. The department
will ask for reports from the United
States attorney and the trial judge,
and until these are received no f?r
ther action will be takn here. The
future course of the department will
depend upon these reports.'
Baseball Heroes Stop Great Plant.
Steubenville. Ohio., Special.-r-The
Acme glass v/orks here are idle and
1,300 men are walking the streets just
because some of the men at the works
laid off to welcome Needham and
Bates, "of the Boston Nationals, who
arrived in town. Some of, the night
men laid, off and crippled the work's
and many of the day men. were miss
ing and it was decided to shut down
Raise Railroad Assessment.
Jackson, Miss, Special.-The Mis
sissippi Railway commission, sitting
as a board of equalization, increased
the assessment of the property of
common carriers two and a quarter
million dollars, making the total as
sessment about $48,000,000. The
The heaviest increase was on the Mo
bile, Jackson and Kansas City lino,
amounting to about one million. The
Cumberland Telephone._Company was
?IBO increased a quarter pf a million.
of Cc Id-Bloodcd Crimes
MURDER PLANNED BY HAYWOOD
Assassination of Former Governor
Stuenenberg, He Declares, Was
. Plotted by the Man on Trial, Moy
er, Pettibone and Himself, Financ
ed by Haywood and Executed by
Himself After Failure of Attempt
in Which Jake Simpkins Had. Par
Boise, ?dahoj Special-Harry Or
chard crowded his admissions of
grave crime when continuing his
case against William D; Haywood, he
mad? a fl?tailed Confession of the
"murder of Frank Stuenenberg by an
infernal machine that directly opens
the way for his own conviction and
execution. for the mortal. offense. He
swore that the assassination of Stu
enenberg was first suggested by Hay
wood, was plotted- by-Haywood, Moy
er, Pettibone and homself, was fianc
ed by Haywood and was executed by
himself after the failure of an at
tempt in which Jack Simpkins had
Orchard lifted the total of his own
murdered victims to 18, detailed thc
circumstances, under which he tried to
murder former Governor Peabody,
Judge Goodard, Judge Gabbart, Gen.
Sherman Bell, Dave Moffat and Frank
Herne. Incidentally he confessed to
a plan to kidnap the child of one of
his former associates.
Hunt for Stuenenberg.
Then under cross-examination by
the defense Orchard confessed guilt
of the sordid social crimes of de
serting his youhg child and wife in
Ontario, fleeing to British Columbia
with Hattie Simpson, the wife of an
other mau, aud committing bigamy by
marrying a third woman at Cripple
Creek. Through the shockihg details
of murder plots, stories of social
bomb-making and tales of manhunts
with sawed-off. shotguns and infernal
machines as weapons, thc witness
went on, in the same quiet off-hand
manner thst marked his demeanor
the day before. t His voice dropped
to a lower key as the pitiful story
o? ihe long hunt for Stuenenberg nar
rowed down to the last day and ha
told of the race from the hotel to
the house of his victim walking into
the de?th trap and the meeting in
the evening: gloom as the victim walk
ed unconsciously to his doom. Through
it all he winced but once, and'that
was when the defense made him name
his six sisters and his one brother and
give their residences in Ontario and
State Gets Full Story.
The~defense fought the story with
a multiplicity of objections and suc
ceeded in heading off an. attempt to
tell the story of the murder of Ar
thur CoDins at .Telluride and tempo
rarity shut out the contents of a tele
gr??r? received and a telegram sent
uy orchard after his arrest. Except
for this the State managed to get in
its story intact.
The State began its corroboration
of Orchard's crimson tale by produc
ing the lead casing of the Peabody
bomb. Orchard identified it, swore
that he brought it from Cajvyon City
to Denver and then on to Wallace,
where he gave it to a man named
Cunningham. It was thrown into
the river, and the State promises
later to prove its recover}'.
Haywood and his.kinfolk listened
quietly to the long recital and about
their first show of feeling was one of
amusement when Attorney Richard
son beo-an his onslaught and brought
out Orchard's domestic crimes.
There was the same precautions
and the same armed guards to protect
Orchard and the same court room
scenes except that among the spec
tators the women to men were two
to one. There was another rush for
admittance and the doors of the
court had to be closed at both sessions.
Orchard finished his direct ex.ami
nafion at 2:35 o'clock and the cross
examination only reached to the Coer
d'Alene days of 1S99, when the court
"Night Raiders." Scrape Several
Dozen Kentucky Tobacco Beds.
Henderson, Ky., Special.-A report
received here states that several do
zen tobacco beds near Jordan Springs,
Ky., were scraped Friday night. The
plants destroyed would have been suf
ficient to set out seevral hundred
acres in tobacco. The work is sup
posed to have been done by ''night
raiders. '? _
Death of a Bride.
Knoxville, Special. - /Miss Nellie
Ruth Lyon, daughter of J. B. Lyon a
well-known newspaper man of Greeno
ville, Tenn., died at her home there
within twenty-four hours after her
marriage to Ellis E. Crabtree of Vir
ginia, a student for thc ministry in
one of the Boston theological semin
aries. Some time ago they had ar
ranged their wedding ari'I, although
the bride was ill, her condition was
not considered alarming at all. Thc
wedding was performed, she grew
rapidly worse and died.
Dead in Bed With Gas Turned on in
Washington, Special.-Arthur Lu
dewitzhe, of New Orleans, a Confed
erate veteran, formerly of the Louis
ana ''Tigers," who came here from
the Richmond reunion for a few days
visit, was found dead in bed in a local
hotel with the gas turned on in his
room. The police believe Ludenwitzhe
turned the gas on by accident,
A POOR COTTON OUTLOOK
Letter Prom Texas and Elsewhere
Produced-The Warehouse Plans.
President E. D. Smith of the South
-j Carolina Cotton Association has is
sued a statement to the public in
which he says that the outlook seems
4i? be fot a short "crop. Letters nie
I giv^i^&oni Texas and Tennessee t j
s?pporTt?s statement, which will L-e
of interestto\the entire South.
The statemenri^s follows :
"Having written teethe State pres
idents as to the condition of the crop
and .the outlook, I want tb. give to the
public a few of the replies that have
coin? t? me from men whose stand
ing ih their Community ?ttSats their
. integrity; therefore, what they say
may be reli?d upon;
"From Henderson, Texas, J.I S
\ Hickey, president of thhe First Nat
ional bank, writes under date af. May
27, as follows: 'The outlook in\Texas
is sorry indeed for cotton. EasPTcx
\ as has reduced her acreage fully '10
per cent., and many farmers are Ttill
plowing up cotton and planting pp?s
and corn; many have planted tbVee
times and still have a sorry sfajud.
Thc boll weevil is hore in great num
bers,'aHd* many farmers have fio hop^s
of m?ki?g any Cotton at dil. So ?ou
can see why they ar? t?pld?ting|:in
something else. Middle ?exas-H?he
blaekland district - has nearly^a'l
been replanted, and the croo wih\ be
necessarily late. I talked with scjtae
farmers from Ellis county last Thurs
day and they told me they, had? lo
plant the second time, and are |uot
done planting y?t, F?rther wes? iu
Mitchel, Coieinan. Taylor and Tpm
Green and that whole section, hpve
had no rain since December, and con
sequently could not plant com op cot
ton. If they make atiy in that section
it is yet to be planted. South Texas
was forced to replant, and, as a'con
sequence, the crop is late, with much
complaint of boll weevil-are punc
turing the squares_on ali early cotton.
Farmers told me Saturday that on
early planting they find three or four
rto the stalk. So the general outlook
in Texas is really bad.' .]
"T. C.' Long, from Jackson, Tenu.,
under date of May 28, writes in part
as follows: '-The outlook for a cotton
crop in Texas is extremely bad. The
entire crop was plantod over, and it is
not yet up? Under very favorable
conditions w? may raise ? half crop.
This morniv* mercury down to 40 de
grees and frost visible* You can draw
your own conclusions.' ?
"These two letters are.in.^keepiwg
with those from Mississippi, Arkansas
Louisana and Alabama, South Caro
lina, North Carolina and a portion of
Georgia seem to be best off while the
outlook in these States is certainly
below anything like an average crop.
The public will bear in mind that this
is the 1st of. June. And since the
writing of these letters quoted torren
tial rains have covered the entire cot
ton belt .We have been struggling
for three years to get the situation in
our hands. It seems as if Providence
has given us the opportunity to real
ize our hope. From the present out
look and from the principles involv
ed it does seem as if the fanners aud
merchants would refrain from selling
cotton for fall delivery at a price
which neither the outlook of a crop
nor the present price of manufactur
ed goods warrants. So far as the Sou
thern Cotton Association in its rc?a
lion to the cotton world is concerned
the majority of us do not propose te
take advantage of a cotton famine
and the disastrous scarcity of cotton
to force the price to unwarrantable
heights; no more than we propose
when seasons are propitious and thc
supply is over-abundant to allow tho
price to be disastrously depressed.
As I have often said before I want
this to be a square deal. I want our
share of the profits that we are en
titled to in being the source of sup
ply for the world's fiber.
Th* Warehouse Situation. .
. "Last week I was at St. Matthews,
and found that their warehouse is
practically completed, and Orange
burg county is still in lino, doing her
duty. On Aug. G they will have a
meeting of all the counties to go into
the question of preparing for the com
ing crop in detail. I shall be present
at this meeting and hope every farm
er in Orangeburg county and every
busiucss man that can possibly be
present will be there, so that we can
start unitedly in our cooperation with
the other counties of tl|3 South.
"From York county C. E. Spencer
sends me ? sopy of their application
for charter or their warehouse and
holding co. my. If space permit
ted I wouh ke to give to the public
his entire munication as to the
progress of work.
"We ha' n hand a number of
books of mbership certificates,
bearing the sei 1 of the association and
gotten up in attractive form, which
I hope thc presidents of the different
counties will supply themselves with,
so as to furnish each member paying
his dues a certificate, and keeping
a. list of their names.
"I liope every county in the State
will continue an active campaign of
organization along the line of organi
zation including every business intei
est, because every business interest is
to be benefited by our success and
adversely affected by our failure."
"E. D. Smith."
Representative in Florida Legislature
Dies of Typhoid Fever.
Tallahassee, Fla., Special. -Repre
sentative John R. Dudley died this
morning and his body was taken to
his home at Plant City, in Hillsbor
ough countj'. Mr. Dudley was seized
with typhoid fever shortly after the
convening of Ihc^LegisIature and his
seat was vacant during thc term. The
remains were accompanied by- an es
cort composed of members of the
TRAIN TAKES PLUNGE
Hurled Suddenly Down a 15
MANY PASSENGERS ARE HURT
Two Passenger Coaches, Mail and
Baggage Cats Leave the Track
?e?ef Train ' Bearing Physicians
and Citizens Sent From Lebanon
to Scene of Wreck, Black Branch,
Nashville, Tenn., Special.-Going
at a speed of between 20 and 30 miles
?ti hdur, Southern passenger train No.
% leaving Nashville at 40:30 a. m.,
pl?bged off a l?-foot embankment at
?iack Branch, near Lebanon, Tenn.,
33 miles east of Nashville, shortly
after ll o'clock Wednesday morning,
injuring some 57 persons out of a to
tSl of 08 on board. Among the more
seriously itijur?d ares
Mrs. J. T. Jeniugs, Lebanon,
Tenn., both arms broken, skid)
fractured and cut above both eyes,
may recover; Mrs. Sarah Lawrence,
Nashville, seriously cut about I he
face and head, fractured skull,
dangerous; A, R. Hart, Johnson City,
Tenn.-, side and hoad bruised and cul ;
William Jahierson Auburn, Ky., in
ternally injured; J. F. Beatty, Nash
ville, severe cuts on headr arm badly
mashed; J. W. Dodd, Nashville, scalp
wound; Mrs. It. P. Maddox, Nash
ville, broken hip, serious; Joseph
Jones, Monterey, Tenn., internal in
juries; Miss Patty Hassell, Difficult.
Tenn.j.j.rrjurics in back, serious. Many
others were more or less seriously in
C?ufle Yet in Doubt.
Two passenger coaches, the mail
and baggage cars left the track. One
report says the wreck was caused by
spreading rails, and another that the
front trucks of thc tender of the en
gine jumped Ihe track and threw
the baggage coaches off.
The first intimation the passengers
had was a bumping, jolting sensation
and the moment the two coaches
shot from the rails and turned over
ott their sides dorm thc embankment.
Immediately on the report of the
wr?ek ^bemg received at Lebanon, a
relief train was dispatched from that
town to the -scene, all the physicians
in Lebanon and a number of citi
zens going to render such assitanee
as was possible.
The train made a quick run to the
scene and the work of relief and at
tending to the needs of the wounded
was commenced, every assistance pos
sible beiug rendered. The wounded
who live in Nashville were placed
apon the regular train for this city.
As soon as the news of the wreck
was reecived in Nashville the South
ern officials rushed a relief trian io
Black Branch. When the relief train
arrived here at 3:20 o'clock every
ambulance in the city stood in waiting
to receive the victims and rush them
to hospitals* for prompt medical nt*
Conductor F. A. Dean, of Hani
man, Tenn., who was in charge of the
train, although severely cut and
bruised bout the head and face, on
both hands and on thc right forearm,
stuck to his post and came back to
Nashville with the train. He did not
seem to know just what had caused
Lumbermen Elect Officers.
Norfolk, Special. -> The National
Lumber Manufacturers' Association,
which met in annual convention at
the Exposition held a meeting at
Hotel Chamberlin, Old Point Comfort
and elected the following officers:
President, William Irvine, of Chip
pewa Falls, Wis.; vice-president, lt.
A. Long, of Kansas City; treasurer,
J. A. Freeman, of St. Loins; secre
tary, George K. Smith, of St. Louis.
Mineapolis was chosen as the next
place of meeting and the convention
adjourned 6ine die.
Big Fire at Asheville, N. C.
Asheville, N. C., Snecial.-The
Hans-Reese tanery is fluming. Thc
fire broke out shortly after midnight
and threatens to destroy the entire
plant,'which is said to be the finest
of the kind in the South. At 12:50
the hair-house had been consumed a.id
flames making headway toward the
main building, which is 400 feet long
and is used as the tanning house. The
origin of the fire is unknown. About
$85,000 is said to be involved.
Quarantine Against Cuba.
Havana, By Cable.-As a result ot
the'recent declaration of a quarantine
against Cuba by the Southern States,
arrangements were made that all
persons not immune to fever bourtl
to the United States be interned in
mosquito-proof quarters at the quar
intine station at Triseornia for five
days, at the expiration of which time
they will recieve certificates permit
ting them to land in the United
Oregon Furniture Dealers Indicted.
Portland, Ore., Special.-In the
United States District Court here in
dictments were returned against ISO
furniture dealers in Oregon, Washing
ton, Idaho and Colifornia, for alleged
violation of the Sherman anti-trust
law. The list includes nearly every
manufacturer and jobber in thc
States named and a large number of
retail dealers, .
In Brief ?A
MINOR MATTERS OF INTEREST
Justice Brewer, of vi;e Uni
States Supreme Court, was the com
mencement orator at Trinity College
Durham, N. C.
The trial of Moyer, Haywood
Pettibone* for the alleged murder
Gov. Stunenberg, was begun in earn
est tit Boise, Idaho. Harry Orchar
being the first witness to testify
John G. Capers, of South Carolina
who was appointed commissioner of
internal revenue ad interim, took th
oath of office and immediately enter
ed upon the discharge of his duties.
Japanese Consul Uyeuo says that
he knows nothing of any .conten?
plated suit for damages against tin
city of San Francisco, growing out of
the recent trouble in a Japanese rc*
taurant on Folsom street.
The strike of thc French seamen
has been declared off and work is to
Premier Campbell-Banncrman for
merally informed thc House of Com
mons that the Irish kill would be
dropped and outlined several other
measures .tc? bc introduced.
Great Britain wants to negotiate a
tariff .arrangement with the United
States like that concluded with Ger
King Edward held his third leve?
of the seson.
Thc questions of State's rights and
the Stat? Department's duty may he
raised in the Glen Echo-diplomat's
England, our best customer, is seek
ing tariff concessions, but under thc
Dingley law cannot get them.
Reports of renewed antiAmerican
feeling in Japan cause- worry iu
The beautiful memorial to Presi
dent Davis, of the Confederacy, was
unveiled at Richmond, and the Con
federate reunion was brought to an
George P. Decker, a<?ciit for the
United States Express Company at
Old Point Comfort, who was short in
his accounts, looted the safe and set
lire to the Federal pier.
The telegraphers of the Western
Union have petitioned Helen Gould,
Mrs. Russell Sage and other large
stockholders for redress of grievances.
Five thousand miners in India ia
have been ordered to strike.
The sentence of Greene and Gaynor,
convicted.of gross frauds in connect
ion with Charleston harbor work, was
upheld by the Federal Court of Ap
Gen. Thomas H. Rtiger , United
Slates Armony (retired) died at his
home in Stamford, Conn. ,
Louis Albert was arrested in New
York on the charge of marrying eight
The striking New York longshore
men .have compromised orf an increase
in pay of 5 cents an hour and will re
turn to work.
E. II. Harriman blames the attacks
on railroads here for the failure of
the Union Pacific to negotiate a $50,
000,000 loan successfully in Europe.
Thc wages of 200,000 cotton mill
workers in Northern New England
have been raised.
Mrs. Griscom, wife of Ambassador
Lloyd G. Griscom, presented him with
a son in Rome.
Lightning struck a balloon during
the Italian array Maneuvers, the gas
bag burst and the aeronaut fell 700
feet, receiving fatal injuries.
Whiskey interests arc making up a
case to test Attorney-General Bona
parte's labelling decision.
Tkfough District Attorney Rose,
the Federal Government threatens to
prosecute Mayor- Garrett and Mar
shal Collins, of Glen Echo, Md., for
inlcrforring with diplomats who vio
late automobile speed laws.
Many important events are sched
uled nt the Jamestown Exposition
James Lytle, of Parkersburg, Vir
ginia, is reported to have married a
Japanese girl in Kobe.
President Monroe once sent a vig
orous message to Congress taking a
stand exactly opposite to President
Roosevelt's view of Federal control
of roads in the States.
Williamton (Del.) Republicaas
elected nearly all candidates on their
Only one man out of five of a party
which sailed from Brooklyn, N. Y.,
Friday on an auxiliary yatch was
One of the speakers of the Tuber
culosis Conference in Atlantic City
declared factory inspection by Fed
eral and State governments was nec
essary to stamp out the disease.
The alumni address at the State
University at Chapel Hill was deliver
ed by Maj. Chas. M. Stedman, and
was pronounced a masterlly effort.
A Philadelphia vwman asserts that
Southern Negroes arc hiring out tis
servants in the North to rob homes
Governor Warfield and William J.
Bryan received ovations from thc
Confederate veterans on arriving in
Anti-Race Track Law Knocked Out.
Memphis, Tenn. Special. - Judge
Palmer of the criminal court of Shel
by county held in a test case that tho
anti-race track gambling bill passed
by the recent legislature was uncon
stitutional, because the caption con
tains more than one subject. The race
horse "owners ave jubliant, asserting
that the decision will permit racing
in Nashville and Memphis in the fall
as the case can not reach the supreme
court for several monthsi
Hot Weather Refuge.
The Rev. E. W. Webber, a Maine
minister, who was located for a while
in a Georgia town as pastor of a
Universalist ohurch, occasionally re
lates this story:
He was talking with William Dod
son, ex-president of the Georgia Sen
"I suppose you feel the heal great
ly down here in the sunin-.er, don't
you?" queried Mr. Webber, of the
"Well, It does get pretty warm here
sometimes," admitted Mr. Dodson,
"but every time I feel too warm I
think of the visit I once . made to
Boston, and it sends the cold shivers
all over me."-Boston Record.
Fifteen girls at the University of
Wisconsin have associated themselves
In what they call a single-blessed
ness club. The penalty for getting
married is $500 and a club dinner;
for dancing with a man, 25 cents;
for ?walking with a man, 30 cents; for
receiving flowers or any other gift
from a man, 50 cents-. 'Tm sure it
will be a success," says President
Hedwig E. Fed?rale, "becauso we
have a lixed purpose in view. "Once
I belonged to a similar organization
of ten girls, who were pledged to
celibacy, but now three of them aro
married and five are engaged. But
we had no fixed purpose in* that sr>
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