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EDGEFIELD, S. C., WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 1907.
fr BY BANDIT:
?? Mexican is Captrre
I end Hc!d Fer Rar sam
(GLAND FEELS OUTRAGE
Will Hold Him Prisoner Ul
ie Sultan Grants His Demanc
Those for the General's Pa:
-Action of British Authorise
rited With Much Anxiety ;
May Entail Gravest Consi
per, By Cablo^Caid Gen. Si
Maclean, commander of tb
f's body guard and next to th
thc most influential man i
?CO, has been captured by Ra;
thc bandit chief.- Raisuli ha
;ed that he will hold the ge::
?risoner until the Sultan grant
which he, Raisuli, demand
own pardon and Maclean's-rc
?ral Maclean is now at El kmc;
heart of a wild mountain dis
[three days' march from Tan
He is being well treated an<
?n allowed to write to the Brit
lister and send, for ' his ha^
capture of the. general . wai
carefully. He went out ti
?ndezvous with Raisuli a gains
?vice of his companions,
incidenf is being discusser
lecp interest in diplomatic cir
[ere, and the action of thc Brit
ithoriiies awaited with consid
anxiety, as it is recognized
[he affair may ential the graves!
some time past General Mac
(acting in behalf of the Sultan
?en trying to persuade Raisuli
sume j a peaceful mode of life,
ie bandit leader apparent^ had
[ed symptoms of willingness tn
the wishes of thc Moroccan au
Ities, with the result that Gen
Maclean was entrusted with the
I of-taking some presents from thc
m to Raisuli, in the hope o?
ry persuading him to come tc
These gifts consisted of hors
ld tents, and to escort them to
stronghold Raisuli sent 15 of iib
litti to thc general to act as a
-guard. Accompanied by these
General Maclean journeyed to
1s Rou in a, where he was to meet
suli. But on arriving there the
lierai was informed that he was a
?aisuli says he will hold General
Icean until he is granted the foi
ling terms for his surrender:
?First-the reconstruction of his
se at Zinat.
scand-the payment of an indem
r of 100,000 douros, (about $200,
jhird-his reappointment as Gov
jr of Tangier and of Fahs and iii
Ointment as commandant of po
Trolly Oars Meet Head-On.
Washington, Special.-A mistake
(signals resulted in a' head-on col
on in Alexandria county (Virgin
court house three and one hail
les from Washington on the single
ck line of the Washington, Ar
Igten & Falls Church Trolley Rad
jry between a passenger car crowd
with government employes and
ta flat cars loaded with steel rails
fd pushed by a motor, G. T. War
?gton, a Ballston, Va., storekeeper.
io was a passenger, died at a hos
?tak here and 32 other persons wem
jared, many of them seriously, ano
ie of the Motormen, William Mock.
Snit. Against City of Frisco.
San Francisco, Special. - Suil
inst the city and county of San
rancisco was filed in the Superioi
Court for the recovery of $2,575 foi
damages said to have been sustained
by the proprietor of the Horse Shoe
Restaurant and ' a Japanses bath
house at Eight and Folsom streets on
May 23, when a row caused by an at
tack by labor union men on two non
union men who were eating in the
restaurant, -resulting in the fronts ol
the two places, being smashed bj
stones' and clubs. The suit was I
brought in the the name of J. Timoi orj
I proprietor of tbe bath house.
Government Report:; Condemned.
? - Augusta, Ga., Special.-A resolu
tion condemning the cotton report*
issned by the government was passed
by ./the Augusta cotton exchange. A
CApy will be forwarded to Washing
ton and the various cotton exchanges
of the South. The resolution de
clares that information received" bs
the government should not be with
held from the public and that all
facts should be given out as soon a*
they , are received in order tr prevent
panics in the cotton market.
Conover College to Be Disposed Of
Chicago, Special.-The English Lu
theran Synod in session at Milwau
kee, Wis., appointed a ways" and
means committee to plan to secure A
centrally located college. The com
mettee will, dispose of colleges at Win
field^ [Kansas, ^and Conover, N. ?
The new college will probably be lo-,
cated at Chicago.
Troops Go On War Path.
Norfolk,- Va., Special-Five hun
dred soldiers, members of the Second
South Carolina and First Kcntuck\
regiments in camp at thc Jamestown
Exposition grounds, became riotous
threw off ajl discipline, imitated con
cessionaries and took charge o'
shows on the war path, and wher
the Powhatan Guards interfered, c
riot followed, several bring injured
Young Wife Burns Her Hus
band to Death
WANTED TO MARRY OLD LOVER
An 18-Year-Old Scranton Woman in
County Jail Charged With Inhu
man Crime-Police Say the Wo
man Has Confessed-The Lover
Also in Jail Charged With Having
Been Accessory to the Crime.
Scranton, Pa., Special.-Mrs. Kan
dra Howrsto, aged 18 years, of Dun
more, is in the county jail, charged
with having burned her husband to
death that she might be free to mar
ry her former lover, Ignaz Hutro,
who is also in jail, charged with be
ing an acessory. The police say
that Mrs. Howrsto bas confessed.
All the parties ara Lithuniaus. Ac
cording tc the story told" the poliee
by Mi's. Howrsto she and Hutro were
lovers before she married Howrsto in
the old. country two yars ago. Hu
tro proceeded them to this country.
When they came here they settled
near where Hutro was living in the
Nay Aug section of Dunmore bor
ough. Hutro renewed his attentions
to Mrs. Howrsto and frequently was
at'their home. According to her con
fession Hutro came to the Howrsto
home on Monday and suggested that
she do away with her husband so
that they could be married. Following
Hutro's suggestion thc woman ??t
her husband drank and when he was
stupified in bed she went to the
room with the kerosene lamp. -She
poured the oil from the lamp on the
bed and then she says the lamp drop
ped cn the bed, setting it afire. At
the sight of her husband roasting
and squirming in the flaming bed
she became horror-stricken and rush
ed from the house crying "fire."
Neighbors extinguished the flames,
and had Howrsto sent to a hospital,
where he died without regaining con
sciousness. Hutro denied all knowl
edge of the crime. Both are being
held, pending an investigation of thc
Where is Rockefeller?
New York, Special.-While Mar
shal Henkel and his "deputies are
seeking everywhere for John D.
Rockefeller they were equally zeal
ous in their efforts to serve William
Rockefeler, a brother of John " D.
Rockefeller, with a subpeonea, re
quiring be presence -before. tTudge
Landis in Chicago Jtdy, 6. Marshal
Henkel relates that William Rocke
feller is as difficult to serve as his
brother. A report has it that Wil
liam Rockefeller is in Rome; and re
port has . him sojourning in the south
of France, while another states he is
in the Adirondacks. Marshal Hen
kel says he is convinced" that John
D. Rockefeller is not in the jurisdic
tion of the district but he is not so
certain about William Rockefeller.
One Killed; One Wounded.
Newbern, N. C., Special. A fierce
thunderstorm occurred two miles
from here Tuesday. Four men who
were working in a field sought shelt
er from the storm in a house. Light
ning strack thc house and killed one
of the number, James Averett, and
severely wounded his son. LeRoy
Dixon and a son were stunned by the
shock and were unconscious for more
than an hour. Their horse was kill
ed. The house was burned. Tele
phone and telegraph wires have been
South Carolina Farmer Hills Negro
Columbia, S. C., Special.-E. T.
Chappell, a farmer residing near
Edgefield, shot and killed an old ne
gro named George Griffin, a tenant,
on his place about 9 o'clock Tuesday
morning. At 9 o'clock Tuesday night
counsel for Chappell appeared here
before Judge Dantzler and secured
bail for bis client in the sum of
$1,00G\ It is said the killing grew out
of a dispute over a labor contract,
the negro making an effort to hit
Chappell with a rock.
Governor Hughes Calls an Extra Ses
Albany, N. Y., Special.-Governor
Hughes has called an extraordinary
session of the Legislature for Mon
day night, July 8 at 8:30. The Gov
ernor in his cali doe's not mention
any subject to be taken up at thc
extra session. His plan is to have
the Legislature meet and then send
in a special message as to what sub
ject or subjects it should consider
probably includeing the oppointmenta
of Senatorial districts of the State.
Manchuria Open to Foreign Trade.
Shanghai, By Cable.^-Ghina has
notified the powers of the opening of
Manchuria to foreign trade. Tho
>pening of Limao Yang, Fing Huan
Shang, Ninguta., San Sing, Hun
2hun, Aigunmand Railar, together
vith those previously ; anonnced
nakeS; a total of 21 towns in Manch il
ia now open to foreign commerce.
The Earthquake Not Located.
London, By Cable.-No news has
jeen received in London that would
ocate the earthquake recorded Tues
lay by the observatory at Laibach,
InstAa, says the oscillations began
it 2:22 Tuesday afternoon and lasf
?d for 2 hours and 18 minutes. The
!;?t*nce of the disturbance is esti
navod at 6:300 milos from Laibach.
Sunday Pleasure Seekers Get
Into Serious Wreck
2 DEAD; 10 HURL 1 FATALLY
Car Heavily Loaded With Passengers
Leaves Bails Ju it Outside Clarks
. burg, W. Va., Going Over Embank
ment Officials Cannot Explain
Cause of Accident.
Clarksburg, Special.-Heavily laden
with passengers who were enjoying an
outing, an open trolfey car on the
Fairmont & Clarkesburg Traction
Company's system jumped thc track
on the Grasseli division, just outside
the city limits Sunday and crashed
over an embankment instantly killing
two, fatally, injuring one and seriously
injuring nine others.
Miss Grace Markeri, Clarksburg,
W. T. Gray, -engineer, Washington
Carbon Works, Clarksburg, head
The injured : Miss Maggie M. Rob
inson, Fairmont, skull crushed, dying
at St. Mary's Hospital; Jack Fuller
ton, Clarksburg, leg broken and bruis
ed; Superintendent Eakin of Grasseli
Chemical Works, Clarksburg, back
strained; Mrs. Eakin leg crushed and
severely bruised; Mrs. Merchant, In
diana, shoulder and arm crushed; J.
A. Robinson, Fairmont, right arm
mangled; Floyd P. Martin, Clarksburg
cut and bruised; Mrs. Floyd B. Mar
tin, leg crushed, injured interally;
Clayton Powell, Clarksburg, severely
bruised; George Jackson, colored,
How the car left the track is n
nystciy the traction company officials
lannot explain. It was running up
lill around a curve and going at" a
noderate speed. After bounding
dong the ties for a short distance
he car went over thc embankment
md landed on its side, pinning the
lead and injured underneath. Mo
orman James and Conductor Fitzpat
ick escaped with slight injuries.
Jost of the injured were taken to
ity hospitals ahd some to then
tomes. Several passengers besides
hose whose names arc given were
Crushed Under Car.
Raleigh, N. C., Special. - In a
freck Sunday afternoon on the Sca
oard Air Line, 2 1-2 miles this side
f Kittrell, Mrs. C. E. Harris, of
iberdcen, was instantly killed, by
eing crushed between the rear Pull:
ian car and. the side of a low cut on
curve. The train was 41, south
ound, and its speed was about 4-5
liles ari hour. In the rear one of thc
vo Pullmans were Mrs. Harris, her
osband and 8-year-old daughter,
uddenly Mr. ^Harris heard a sort of
tipping ?oise under_the car and in
fantry the rear trucks left the rails
nd thc car turned over. Mrs. Harris
as thrown out of an open window,
lie had grasped the hand of her lit
c girl when the shock came. Conduc
ir Cain and thc train crew and pas
tngers smashed windows in order to
;t some of the passengers out. Mis.
!ams',head and body were mangled
i a horrible manner.
Fatal Street Car Accident.
Schenectady, N. Y., Special.-One
>y was killed, another was fatally
irt and two others seriously injured
; thc result of a street car accident
re Sunday. The victims were mcm
;rs of a baseball team which played
*ie in the afternoon.
Drowns With Niece.
Glastorbur}', Conn., Special.-In on
tempt.to rescue his ueicc, Mi?
innie Baxter, of Hartford, from
owning in the Connecticut river
irl Kunck went down to' death with
x off Crows Point, Wrights Island.
)th Kid come ?! wn the river in a
iwer boat with 10 others in the
arning. Miss Baxter was 18 years
i and her uncle 30 years of age.
Negotiating Deal For Navy.
Mexico City, Special.-President
ibrera, of Guatemala, is negotiating
r the purchase of a navy to meet
e anticipated attack of President
laya, of Nicaragua. It was learn
from a high source here that" Ca
er? had recently secured $300,000
ld on a forced loan and that with
is sum he will purchase gunboat*.
ie Nicaraguan fleet in the Pacific
iters consists of three gunboats;
e also has three gunboats on thc At
R. W. Builard Bound Over.
Fayetteville, Special. - R. "W. Bul
.d, a well-to-do farmer who was
reigned here before United Slates
immissioner Sutton charged with
onage in the case of a negro named
illiams, wa, boi\.d over to the Fed
il Court in $.500 bail. Williams
led to furnish $500 bond to ap
ar as a witness and was sent to
1. Billiard gave the required bond.
Sure of Amicable Adjustment.
3aris, By Cable.-President Roose
t's decision to dispatch a fleet of
rships to the Pacific has lcd th';
re sensational newspapers in
ance to jump at the conclusion that
i situation is more delicate than
pears on the surface. This view,
?vever, is absolutely rcpuliated in
ponsible circles where the utmost
ifidence is expressed that existing
future differences between the
ited States and Japan will be tinn
Independence Day is Fittingly
and Generally Observed
? - -
SOME NOTABLE UTTERANCES
New York Governor and Princeton
President Address Thousands al
Joint Independence Day Celebra
tion and First Annual Reunion of
Lineal Descendants of Singers o?
Declaration of Independence.
Norfolk, Va., Special- Govcrnot
Hughes, of New York, and Woodrow
Wilson, president of Princeton Uni
versity, were the orators of the day
at the joint Independence Day eeles
oration and first annual reunion of
the lineal descendants of thc signers
of the Declaration of Independence
July 4th. -Thc reunion was held un
der the auspices of thc Thomas Jef
ferson Memorial Association, of
which former Secretary of the Navy
Hilary A. Herbert, is thc acting pres
"One really responsible man in
jail," he said, "one real originator
of thc schemes and transactions
which are contrary to thc public lu
tcrst legally lodged in thc pen, would
be worth more than a thousand cor
porations mulcted in fines, if the. te**
fora is to be genuine."
What this country needs, Mr. Wil
son set forth, is not government own
ership of railroads, etc., but laws
that will attack and punish presi
dents and general managers of rail
roads, for evasions and violations of
the statutes. Stock manulipators he
calls "sheer thefts" and says they
should be punished as such. Failure
to do so, in his mind, is "like .over
looking highway robberies.'
"Every corporation," thc educa
tor stated, " is personally directed
either by some one dominant person
or by some group of persons. Some
body in particular is responsible for
ordering or sanctioning every illegal
act committed by its agents or of
ficers; but neither our law of per
sonal damage nor our criminal law
has sought to seek the responsible
persons out and hold them individu
ally accountable for the acts com
plained of. We have never attempt
ed such statutes. We indict corpora
tions themselves, fiud them guilty "of
illegal practices, fine them and leave
the individuals who devise and exe
cute the illegal acts free to discover
Such acts could be passed and
should be if we are to better onr in>j
dustrial ' condition?, Mr. Wilson be
lieves; _ Unless ; something of this
ture is done "and donV qtiicly, he "leurs
Socialism will result.
It is just as absurd, he said, to^xtv
diet or dissolve colorations for of
fenses against the public as it would
be to arrest and confiscate autom>
bilcs because their owners killed pe
Former Governor Roberts, of Con
necticut, vice president of the Jeff
erson Memorial Association from
that State, presided following cn
opening invocation by Rev. W. H.
Vines, of Norfolk, and an introduc
tion by Lieutenant Governor Ellison,
of Virginia. A brief address by ex
Governor Roberts was followed by
the reading by Wm. Shields McKean,
of New Jersey, founder and secretary
of the memorial association, of the
list of vice president", representing
thc 13 original States and named by
the respective Governors of these
Georgia Aiding the Negro.
:dftith' thepu EGod sw'u vbgjjoj
Montclair, N. J., Special.-Former
jovernor W. J. Northen, of Georgia,
vas the orator at thc Fourth of July
celebration here, speaking to a large
uidience on the relation of the races
n thc South.
"It is a great mistake." he said,
'to believe that there is no kind of
uirmony between the better elements
>f thc races in Georgia and at the
South. Quite thc contrary is true."
"The good class of negroes is iu
elligent, progressive and rcsorceful.
ts religion is not a sham. Its educa
ion has not spoiled it and its devo
ion to duty is not inspired by the
loaves and fishes.' Its ideals arc good,
"It will be best for all parties ii!
rholcsome and elevating. If all
Lmcrican negroes were of this class,
here would bc no 'negro problem.'
"It will be best for all prties if
he white man, strong and dominant,
nil look seriously and sympatheii
ally at thc weaker and thc depon
ent race, and seeing him, just as
e is, intelligently set about aiding
"This is just what we have bcgu.i
5 do in Georgia upon a plan based
ntircly upon our local conditions,
s, in my judgement, all other people
mst be allowed to do.
rice President Speaks on Country's
Growth in Hopeful Vein.
Fergus, Falls, Minn., Special.-In
fourth of July address herc Thura
ay Vice President Fairbanks spojee
? the growth of the country's
usiness interests and the need of
ireful legislation to assure fair
lay for both wealth and labor. Mr.
airbanks spoke optimistically of
ic future and decared his belief in
ie justice of the people
ian Accidentally Choots His Aunt
and Then Kills Himself.
New York, Special.-In celebra
3n of the Fourth with a revolver,
?bert Cairaro killed his aunt, Mrs.
Ifancino Fucarino. Horrified at
o sight of the corpse he then tur.n
the gun on himself and blew out
s brains. The man intended to
c into the air, but his hand sUp
d as he pulled the trigger and the
?llet struck 4he woman in tho fore*
JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER'S
Thc Only Medicine Thai pi Rest the
Found in Hie ?uie? P
CITIES TOO BUSY AND TOO CROWDED Fl
New York City. - The Rev. Dr.
Charles F. Aked, the high salaried
pastor brought from England by
John D. Rockefeller, preached his
last sermon for the summer at the
Fifth Avenue Baptist Church, and
advised the members of his congre
gation to get out of town, rest, for
get troubles, debts, newspapers, tele
phones and business. City life of to
day, especially In such cities as New
York, ls almost enough to drive men
crazy, said Dr. Aked, and thc only
medicine that will rest the body and
clear the brain is to be found in the
quiet places of the country.
"There has-been no day in the his
tory of the wbrld when such counsel
was more, needed than to-day," he
said. "There are no people on the
face' of the T^IIAIO-???ti. - u_
e cause tc
meant for th?
fields," for the
box down ove.
midst of a h
squares and parallelograms, shutting
out God's air and light, until he is
ready to* faint on a warm day and
freeze on a cold one, and .die of pneu
monia-or terror-if the east "wiud
blows upon him.
"This crowded, rushing, pushing,
crushing city life gets on our nerves.
We live too fast. We live faster than
men ever lived before.. We live more
than twenty-four hours in the day
and more than seven days in the
week. We burn thc caudle at both
snds, and then, for fear that our
neighbor will get ahead of us, we
light it in the middle, too. We are
:onsumed by the fever of living. "We
3xb.aust our vital energies in uneud
ng stress and strain.
"We have no time to think. It is
is much as we can be expected to do
f we earn bread and cheese and lay
jy a pound or two against a rainy
lay. The great majority of us are
ust as capable of Aying as we are of
hinking. Leisure** for quiet contem
dation of the world which we live in
s denied us. There is no grass be
?eat.h our feet, no blue sky over our
lead. The woiM of trees and flow
irs and singing birds is not for us.
Vrt and poetry and gentle culture ex
st only in a world of dreams. While
f we once gave ourselves pause to
neditate upon the deep things of
iod and the soul, on time and its
ueaning, life and its mysteries, heav
n and the glories which we thrust
.way,.why-we might miss the next
"The injunction which insults me
very time I travel in the subway is:
3tep lively, now! Hurry up, there!'
lurry by all means, for we could not
Ive if we did not kill ourselves to
et somewhere else."
Dr. Aked repeated LQW?S Morris'
Evensong," and said: "There is one
onsideration which we cannot es
ape. What of the myriads of our
retbren peut up in mean streets,
risoners of the counting house and
he shops, slaves of the mill and the
line, of the poor and heavy laden of
very nameless class, to whom these
Hurricane Killed 200.
A hurricane, accompanied by im
lensa waves, swept the Caroline
roup. At least 200 perished.
Mexican Republic Centennial.
President Diaz has issued a proc
imation, proposing a great celebra
on in 1910 to commemorate the
mtennial of the republic's independ
White Man Lynched.
Dock Posey, a middle-aged white
ian, who had confessed to assaulting
ls nine-year-old step-daughter, was
iken from the Whitfield County jail,
; Dalton, Ga., aud hanged to a rail
>ad viaduct in the middle of the city.
Tn the Hives of Industry.
San Francisco retail grocery clerks
3t recently and formed a union.
A new Sheet Metal Workers' Union
ganized recently . in Red Wing,
The labor council of Stirling, 111.,
s started a fund to be used in erect
; a city hospital.
The Kansas City (Mo.) Labor Tem
! Association has decided to com
inee work on its building.
All the drug stores of Butte, Mont.,
re closed on June 1 by a strike of
> clerks for an increase in pay from
50 to 1186.
i by Brewer ton, in tho Atlanta Journal.
! PASTOR SAYS
0 A SUMMER VACATION
Body and Clear the Brain is io Bc
laces o? the lojnlry. *
3R RIGHT LIVING AND RIGHT THINKING
words are bitter mockery, for whom
no changing seasons bring cessation
from toil and weariness. "What of
them in these days of summer sun
"There should be none such, ex
cept the vicious. And Christianity
cannot rest while such mortals live,
disfranchised of their right to rest
and happiness. The unaccomplished
mission ofour faith is the redress of
every economic inequality. There ls
no gospel which is not a gospel of so
cial service. We live to bring all
mankind iuto the family of God. But
meanwhile, while such poverty re
mains, while stich evil conditions sad- -
den and appall us, what right have
we td our holidays, to our happiness?
Can we sit at our feast blindfold, or
dare we open out* eyes? What right
have we to any feast while our broth
ers starve in the midst of plenty?
None, if our lives are wrong. If we
should say to you, go where you can
lave no letters, no newspapers, no
elegrams, where the ring of the tele
)hone bell is never heard, and where
.ven the Marconi cannot come. But
it least do your best to forget. For
jet your business. Forget your
lebts. Forget your debtors. Forget
hat in this world there is suffering,
ickness or sin. Only remember that
be sun sbines for you, the moonlight
md the starbeams are for you, the
ides ebb and flow-for you, the gorse
ipon the hillside, the purple heather
.nd the fields dressed in living green
,re for you."
Dr. Akerl said he had no patience
;ith the attitude which makes a sad
nd doleful thing out of the practice
nd forms of Christian worship.
"Let us have done with these sol
mn hypocrisies of conventional wor
hip," he sa;d. "Let us frankly
laim our heiitage of happiness in a
.orld whose maker and builder is
(od. One day Paxton Hood had to
reach in a Yorkshire church. It
'as a glorious summer morning. A
ood brotln . cave out:
\ly thoughts on awful subjects roll,
Damnation and the dead-'
"But Paxton Hood leaped to his
jet and said, 'Oh, no, they don't!
[y thoughts do not roll on anything
3 dreadful. Let us sing:
2ome let us join our cheerful songs, '
,Vith angels round the throne.'
"We pray God to forgive our sins,
e ought to pray to be forgiven our
idness. There is no virtue in mis- '
ry. The melancholy person is not
ecessarily a superior person; and if
e were the superior person is gener
lly detestable. A face as long as a
ddle and a voice like a crow's will
ot be imputed to us for righteous- /
ess. We shall not go to heaven for
ur tears or to hell for our smiles,
umor is a gift of God as well as pa
The best way to spend Sunday or
ay other holiday, said Dr. Akcd, was
( follow Christ's advice to His dici- J
!es: "Come ye yourselves apart into
desert place and rest awhile."
resscl and Crew Lost Near Iceland.
The French schooner Violette,
Ith nine hands, has sunk off the
iast of Iceland.
Statue For Bayard. \
Tributes to the memory of Thomas
, Bayard were paid by Grover Cleve
nd, Judge George Gray and others
the unveiling of the Bayard statuo
Gave Life For Snapshot.
Seymour Spalding, twenty years
d and wealthy, was drowned in Lo
:st Creek, at Brookfield, Mo., while
n'mming in a dangerous spot in
der that a young woman might
ke a snapshot of him.
Thc Field of Sport.
Emperor William sailed his
?ooner Meteor at Kiel, and again
teated the schooner Hamburg.
Matthews, thc colored athlete of
rvard, will be athletic coach at the
rchester, Mass., High School next
Arnaud Massey, the French golf
impion, won the British open
irapionship with a score of 312 at
rho French cup at Kiel was won
the challenger, Ar Men; the Im
ial Yacht Club gave ita annual
ner for Emperor wullara.
A Southern lawyer tells of a judge
in Arkansas who had several "tiffs"
with a lawyer retained by a woman
who had instituted a breach of prom
ise suit in the court presided over
by the judge in question.
After each exchange of repartee be
tween his Honor and the imprudent
counsel, the judge would say:
"Clerk, just enter another fine of
$10 against Mr. Mitchell for contempt
of court" -
When this sort of thing had pro
ceeded further than counsel wished,
he addressed his Honor in this wise:
"If your Honor please, I am a good
citizen, and, as such, intend to obey
the orders of the honorable Court in
this, as fn all other ino tances. Now,
your Honor, lt so happens that I
have not about me the sum of $30
for which I have been mulcted for
contempt Therefore, I shall be com
pelled to borrow such sum from some
friend; and I see no one present
whose friendship I enjoy so much as
your honor's, gk) I make no hesita
tion in approaching your Honor for
a loan to square the fines assessed
With just the faintest smile about
his Hps, his Honor looked first at
counsel and then at the clerk.
"Clerk," said he at last, "remit Mr.
Mitchell's fines. The State is better
able than I to .'oso $30."-Harper's
OLDER THAN ROMULUS.
He is a poor, puny king, thinks the
Dh'caco Record-Herald, who can't dis
turb the equilibrium of Europe every
lime he goes away from home over
Traces of a Great City on the 8Ite of
Rome Before Roman Days.
Information has been received from
Rome of new archaeological discov
eries on tie Palatine Hill which tend
to confirm by new evidence the hypo
thesis advanced some years ago by
Giacomo Boni, director of the Forum
excavations, that a people much more
ancient than the earliest Romans so
far recognized once occupied the site
of Rome. .:? '->?
Signor Boni, who has successively
ancovered vestiges of the empire, .re
public and kingdom, has found along
the Via Sacra tombs in the form of
wells, with pottery, jewelry/, amulets
and skeletons, which he believes are
of a people who lived mueh anterior
to the: Romans properly so called.
The^pfecpveries havo^caused many
controversies. The utmost admitted
was ^i^^afe people had occupied
the termor^-prior to the time that
Romulustffind Remus are reputed to
have founded the Eternal City. Re
ently ex,CTtzations of the Palatine Hill
have br?tt^?t "ior light sepulchres of
great antiquity, apparen?y sustaining
Signer Boni'g^pntentlons. There are
tombs in t'he form of'welis like thewo
of the Forum, and seemingly they be
longed to the most primitive iuhabr
tants of 'the Palatine acropolis.
A Manila newspaper says that any
Japanese officer detected sketching
the fortifications In thc Philippines
ought to te compelled to reveal whero
he found the fortifications to sketch.
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