Newspaper Page Text
The Planter's Loan |
aiyd Savings Bank |
Augusta, Ca. ?
Pays Interest on Deposits, X
Jv Accounts Solicited. 4
. L.C. I??YNF, CHAS. C. HOWARD, ?
PHEaiDE^ i'. O AS ill B u. T
; RESOURCES OVLR $1,000,00?. 4.
EDGEFIELD, S. C., WEDNESDAYS MARCH 18, 1908.
- THE MlOlftt BANK OF AUGUSTA, ; ;
V- AUG?STA,' G A. *
? 'L. C. HAYNE, CHAS. E. CLARK,..
President. Cashier.? .
CAPITAL $250,000.00. ! '
Surplus & Profits $190,000.00. 4 ;
Tb? basic*** of our out-o?-1own frjesds '
re eel v?nh e sam? esra! ol attention as tb at .
. . ef our loos! dapesftors. Tbe accounts of T
. . care ru I conservative roo pi? solicit ed. T
Governor Magoon arrived at Ha
vana and was warmly, greeted by the
Richard Kearton, one of England's
most famous naturalists, decided to
visit the United States.
Justice Harlan complains that so
ciety people in Washington desecrate
Sunday with teas, club dinners and
other social functions.
Professor John B. Watson, psycho
logist pf the University of Chicago,
has resigned to accept a similar posi
tion at Johns Hopkins University in
William Henry Burr. r. o'oncsr in
phonography, died in Washington. D.
C., in his eighty-ninth yea;*.' At one
time he was an official reporter of the
. debates in the United States Senate;
The Kaiser's oldest son. Crown
Prince Frederick William,-is now to
study wireless telegraphy at the Nau
sen ezperim?ht station, with Profes
sor Slaby and Count Arco as his tu
Chula - long - Koru, the Siamese
King, has informed some of his ac
quaintances that he is about to write
a book describing his adventures and
experiences during his recent travels
. in Europe.
John H. Murphy, general counsel
for the Western Federation of Miners,
and also general counsel for the
Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen,
died cf consumption at his home in
Senator Elkins, of West Virginia,,
says "that many of the men listed ia
the'Senate as worth all the way from
$1,000,000 to$60,000,000each would
" be willing to take ten per cent, of
these estimates in cash to-day."
\ Senator Allison, seventy-nine years
% old, received the congratulations of
. his colleagues in Congress. He v/iP
"complete his thirty-fifth year ia the
Senate, which breaks, all records. He
has been in. Congress forty-three
>^?:_ ' 1 m * .? y.Mf?
'Til never forget the first jackpot
? ever won," said tho veteran at the'
"What did you- hold?" asked the
"My creath, for enc thing.- I don't
rem:riter what else"-Philadelphia
Pays \ % interest on all ac
compounded every six mc
Before insuring elsewher
Ord Line .Companies.
At The Farmers
that sells Stanhopes, Carria
position to offer you the high
the lowest possible price.
I am known as the best iu tl
ways of the best standard, and
congratulate themselves.. Ms
the lowest. BADCOCKS THE
740 and 751 Broad S
We've had forty-six ye?'
selfing vehicles, and have
wheels which for Beauty,
ning and lasting and qualit
Hoyer anti Ci
If Better were ma
A complete line of Ham
Lumber Harness and
729 Broad Strcev
NEWSY G LE, A Xl XG S,
Texas reports an "orderly" lynch
Cleveland decided to close its
schools and spend $GOO,000 to make
the buildings safe.
Senator Johnston, of Alabama, ob
serves that Washington, D. C., has
no Sunday observance laws.
"Winchendon, Mass., rejects Mr,
Carnegie's "$25,0.00 and will build a
library out of its own hands.
James J. Hill discussed the bus!
ness outlook, saying conditions would
improve ii they had an opportunity to
King Edward entertained Premier
Clemenceau and M. Pich?n, the
French Foreign Minister, at luncheon
The letter of- Emperor William to
Lord Tweedmouth and the latter's re
ply have caused a storm of criticism
The State Grange, in session at
Hornell, N. Y., indorsed the attitude
of Governor Hughes on anti-race
It is .conservatively estimated that
betwesn 20,000 and 25,000 miners
will po to different parts of Alaska
and the Canadian Yukon.
.Naval militia organizations of the
Atlantic coast States have been in
vited to take part in the raaneuvres
of the auxiliary naval vessels.
Fifty Terrorists, men and women,
many of them heavily armed, some
with bombs, were arrested in St.
Petersburg, after a desperate resist
The first of the* big battleships for
the German navy, the Nassau, of 1S,
000 tons, v/as launched at Wilhelms
haven, in the presence of the Em
i The present season has been to a
'5sre3 disastrous both in New York
??y and on the road for the '-popular
.riced show?," as well as for tbs first
SPIRIT OF THE WEST.
Young Lochinvar had just snatch
ed the fair Ellen on his steed.
"This will .probably be the next
army test," he explained.
Herewith he waited fer the beauti
ful combination of horsemanship and
marriage to commend itself to great
ness.-r-New York Sun.
:countsin this department,
?nths, Januar}' arid July.
i & BYRD
?: We^reprcsen-t the Best
Bank of Edgefield
g~b, Wagons, Bug2ies, elc, in |
test possible grade of goodsjat
ae business, my material is al
tbose who buy from Coskery'a
iterial the best, prices always
creet AUGUSTA, GA,
irs experience making and
: yet to see anything on
Easy Riding, Light Run
ies would match
de you would find
ess always on hand. Heavy
Road Scraper Harness a
?R, CARRIAGE MATE
Augusta^ Ga4 '
The News of South Care
Governor Take:; Stand.
Columbia, Special-Governor An
sel, in order to prevent the receivers
appointed by Judge Pritchard for the
State dispensary fund from getting
the money now in tho various banks,
has sent out a letter to the 31 banks
holding this money, warning them;
that under no circumstances must this
money be released without tho pro- j
duclion of the collateral deposited
for security and with out the check
signed by the chairman of the com
mission and countersigned by the
This move on the part of the gov
ernor will prevent the receivers tak
ing any action even when they have
qualified and are ready to serve, j
Should the special ma?;ters pass fa- j
vorably on any of the claims and or- '
der the money paid without the con
sent of the commission it will not be
posible for the claimants to get their!
money, and the issue wiil then bc up
to Judge Pritchard for contempt pro- j
ceedings unless tho case is settled be- ?
fore that time, as it is believed will
The letter states that this does not
refer to the $353,000 released by
Judge Pritchard and drawn through
Ibo National Loan and Exchingo
bank of this city. This money was
assessed on each bank having the de- (
posits, 221-2 per cent." being with-'
drawn from each for the pa\-ment of
claims approved by the commission. !
The letter says:
"Gentlemen: You are. hcrey noti
fied that if any o ft he State dispen
sary funds in your hands are turned
over to any one, without the produc
tion of your colloaerals and without
the cheek being signed by Dr. W. J.
Murray, chairman, and countersigned
by the State treasurer, you will be
held responsible for the same by the ?
State of South Carolina.
"This does not refer to the 221-2 '
per cent, which has been drawn !
through the National Loan and Ex
change banks and was authorized
both by the ? commiesion and the
United States court.
"Yours verv truly,
" "M. F. ANSEL,,
?x/xemmge bank, Charleston ; Bank of .
Aiken, Commercial Bank, Camden ; j
People's Savings bank, Abbeville; ;
Bank of Dillon, Euterprise bank, |
Charleston; Merchants' and Farmers' j
bank, Gaffney; Farmers' and Mer-;
chants' bank, Anderson; Merchants'
and Farmers' bank, Cheraw; Com
mercial bank, Florence; Bank of
Hurtsville ;Peoples' bank. Union ;City
National bank. Greenville; Green
ville Savings bank, Lexington Sav
ings' bank, People's bank, Charles
ton; People's bank, Greenville; Nor
wood bank, Greenville; Bank of Cam
den, Merchants' and Farmers' bank, !
Spartanburg; First National bank, (
Spartanburg; Bank of Timmonsville. '
Just what action will be taken li
the banks on receipt of this letter is
not yet known. The banks are made ?
parties defendant in the action (
brought by the whiskey houses and
thc majority of them have no desire ,
to complicate matters by paying ont J
any money not ordered by the com-,
W. B. Rowell Is Acquitted. .
Florence, Special.-W. B. Rowell,
charged with the murder of Jones C.
Blount, an Atlantic Coast Line rail
road detective, at this piece about i
four years ago, was acquited of the
charge. This was the second time :
Rowell had been tried and the case
attracted considerable attention. j
Winnsboro Military Company. 1
Winnsboro, Special.-The military
company held a meeting in the court
house last week and about 12 new
members were signed. This makes
a total enrollment of about G5 men.
Measurements were taken for uni
forms and W. J. Arn et tc was elect-1
cd oompanv, clerk. Messrs. K. R. j
McMaster, J. B. Doty, J. D. Fulp, D.
A. Broom and J. L. Hall were ap
pointed a committee to select a name j
Cor the new company. The company
will meet again Friday evening at ;
which time Gen. J. C. Boyd will bc
present to muster in the company.
"Eob" Hubbard Killed in Wreck, j
Trenton, Special-Extra train No.
141, Engineer James R. Hubbard of
Columbia, Thursday night at8:40 ran
nto freight train No. 173 of thc Co
lumbia-Augusta main line at thc
?rossing of thc Aiken branch, killing
Engineer Hubbard and a negro fire
man of tho branch train, derailing
me passenger coach and injuring
several people. It is said that En
gineer Hubbard failed to stop his
train before going over the crossing.
Stat? Education Board.
Columbia, Special.-Governor An
sel will in April appoint the members
or' the State board of education for
a term of four years. There are sev
en members of this board, ono from
each congressional district, the gover
nor hoing chairman and the State
superintendent of education being
secretary ex officio of that body. So
far only a few applications for the
nlaces to bc filled "have been received
There are now two of Governor An
sel's appointees on the board.
(?na in Condensed Form
Money to Be Loaned for Insurance
Columbia, Special.-Governor An
sel and State Treasurer Jennings will
shortly arrange to borrow $2.500 for
the salary of the State insurance
commissioner, Mr. F. H. McMaster.
The general assembly failed to place
t*e salary in the appropration bill
and acording to the law, although
the act was apssed, the money could
not be paid out this year. However
the next general assembly will pay
the claim and the money can be ad
vanced by the banks. The act was
aiso deficient in providing quarters
for the commissioner. It directed the
secretary of stats to provide an of
fice, but ibero is at present no room
in the capitol with thc exception of
the committee rooms that can be
used and permission was not. ob
tained from the general assembly for
the use of these rooms. Thc secretary
of state therefore is powerless to
provide quarters and temporary ar
rangements will have to be made by
the commissioner until the next ses
sion of the general assembly.
Pneumoni?, Claims Four in One Aiken
Aiken, Special-One of the saddest
deaths that has occurred in Aiken
county was that of Melvin Bell, 20
years old, which occurred on Mon
day of pneumonia. Mr. Bell had been
ill only a few days. He was the son
of Mr. J. P. Bell of Windsor, in this
county. He was the fourth in that
family that has died in the past four
weeks. On March 12 Marney Bell,
his brother, died of pneumonia; a
few days later Mrs. J. P. Bell, his
mother, died of the same disease; on
Monday of last week Frank Bell, an
other brother, died of the same dis
ease. This makes the third'brother
and the mother of the same family to
die of pneumonia within four weeks.
None of them were sick for more
than five days. A few months ago
Frank Bell's wife died.
Work Begun in Spartanburg.
Spartanburg, Special.-A corps of
South & Western engineers are now
?lt- JBK???]? - - J-'
Muu work below Boslic. There is
a report herc, however, that the pres
ent activity in South & Western cir
cles means the building on the line
will bc begun this summer. It is
said that another survey is to bc
made from Spartanburg to Columbia
and that a line may also be run from
Columbia to Charleston this spring.
Order Is Issued to Express Company.
Columbia, Special.-Thc railroad
commission has ordered the Southern
Express company to carry out its
recent order issued by the commis
sion, requiring every package ship
ped to be labeled "collect" or
"paid" as the case may be and if
sent "collect" the amount due to
be placed thereon. Division Superin
tendent Hockaday and Superinten
dents Sadler and Buckner appeared
before the commission regarding the
order and the commission finally
agreed to extend the time GO days in
order that the company might issue
the.instructions to thc agents and
have the labels printed.
Traine May Bo Taken Off.
Rock Hill, Special.-There is a ru
mor here which seems to corns from
semi-official authority that the South
ern will in thc near future take off
trains No. 27 and 2S on the Char
lotte, Columbia & Augusta branch.
This, if done, will' cause a lot of in
convenience here and at other points
between Charlotte and Columbia.
New Professor Elected.
Newberry, Special-The standing
committee of the board of trustees ot
Newberry college met recently at
which time business which vitally af
fects the interests of thc institution
was transacted. That which was OJ
most, importance was the electing oj
another professor. Rev. Gilbert P
Voigt of Charleston was elected U
the chair of: modern languages and
philology, Dr. E. B. Setzler being re
tained as instructor in the depart
ment of English and English litera
Chesterfield Is Now Dry.
Columbia, Special-Dispensary Au
ditor We;-t has returned from Che
raw and Chesterfield, where lu
cliocked np the stock on hand ii
those dispensaries which have beer
dosed since the order ol* the supreme
court, affirming thc election in thal
county for prohibition. There are
.'?oiric interesting questions raised ii
settling up a dispensary account un
der tho Carey-Cothran law.
Blue Ridge Railroad Wanta Same
Columbia, Special.-Col. A. B. An
drews, vice president of tho South
ern railway, appeared before thc
railroad commission last week and
asked that the commission allow s
straight rate of 3 cents per mile on
the lilue Ridge railroad; now undo]
the control ot* thc Southern. Colo
nel Andrews slated that he lino was
willing to place on .sale Hie milca'gt
books offered by the other ronds.
THE W??| OF CONGRESS
Doings of O??, National Law-Makers
Day . by Day.
Tho tt^stoffico Bill.
After haring been sidetracked for
nearly a weefc^tbe postofiice appro
priai ion bill was',farther considered
in tho House'o?S?presentatives.
Mr. Sma??fo North Carolina,
?poke in opr^jjp?on to the proposi
tion embraced^-,a separate bill to
increase the fi&jjpp' ocean steamships
for c a irvin g jg?ils. Ile declared
it to be noel:
a ship subside
fuge." He a!i
into the .belief
the interest of '
with a pr?'i
and unequivoca?jy avowed.
"$ore nor less than
yJjMas entetained by I
iSgnth Carolina, who ;
Proposition as an
deceive the country
a't the bili was in
ostal service aud
for a ship
imple with its
e'c.ts o?early stated
Mr. Finley" :i
of a rural pi
.ed for larger ap
& rural free de
' post, for more
clerical assistance ;in the third-class
postoffiees Whj?J^ the salary is less
" ii- greater compen
souri, inquired of
^Indiana, what was
?ll of us iuto in
sation for fouf^
Mr. Clark, of \
about to bedevi
Mr. Overalreol^eplied that mem
bers become ''|j^mtened at what
really wes a tmaa'matter. The pro
posed Penrose ir^feitsure, he said, pro
hibited the admission to the mails
of publications wfti??b once had been
declared immaUafte. * He assured the
House, however,.;%hat the bill would
not be* reported at this session. Mr. l
Chirk maintainccirthat the Postoffice 1
Department had ?mple authority to
settle ihc quesrioi: of what were le
gitimate and i??egitimaie publica
tions. "All thatlit needs,''* be de
cbircd "is a litios nerve and some
common sense, "?t. The advertising
publications which'' the department
was hitting at, he'said, could all bo
shut out if tho p&bartment exercised
ordinary discretion. "But,-' lie ad
ded, ''the troubl? with the Pcstofr
fice Department'is that it .will not
draw the line between a publication
that is evidently and simply un ad
O LA in. G CL VUC 1IIIIUUCI Ul \"i-?in
ies issued by legitimate newspapers.
Ten per- cent., he argued, was not a
sufficient,, allowance of sample copie;
for legitimate newspapers.
On the subjest of fraud orders Mr
Clark said that the Postmaster Gen
eral exercised powers nat given tc
the Czar of Russia. He protested
against injury to a man's business by
es parte action of the department
and insisted that fraud orders should
not be issued until a fair hearing
had been given and that the aggriev
ed person should have the right ol
appeal to a court of justice. "Th?
quicker that system is remedied," hi j
declared, "the better off the country,
is going to be."
On a point of order by Mr. "Wan- '
ger of Pennsylvania, the provision j
for a second assistant postmaster foi
Chicago was eliminated from thc bill [
Mr. Wanger is chairman of the com
mittee on expenditures in the Post
An effort was made by Mr. Goebel
of Ohio, to double, the number oj
postoffice employes drawing salaries
of $1,200 but bis amendment to tba"
effect was voted down.
Ah.amendment by Mr. Goldfoglc
of New York, to give 30 c"ays' an
nual vacation to clerks, carriers am
other employes of first and second
class postoffiees and offices having :
city delivery service suffered a simi
Consideration of the bill had no
been concluded when the House ad
Prince Expelled From Germany.
Berlin, Special-Prince Ludwig
Menelik, a near relative of Empero;
Menelik of Abyssinia, has been ex
polled from Germany as an "undesir
able." The prince was expelled fron
Saxony some time ago. Charges o?
drunkenness and disorderly conduc
have been preferred against him ii
several cities. For some time he ba
been trying to organize companies ti
develop Abyssinian mines and ri.bbc
and cotton plantations.
Four Battleships, Says Hobson.
:ivQ Hobson, of Alabama, who, al
i hough on the Democratic side of
?he House, has been supporting the
?'resident's greater navy propaganda
aid that thc House would vote foi
four battleships this session in spin
..f the fact that the naval affairs
ommitlec reported in favor of onlj
Statistics of Tobacco Bales.
Raleigh, Special.--February statis
tics gathered from leaf tobacco ware
houses of the State and given out by
the Department of Agriculture, show
Winston first with 2,500,0C?; Wilson
second, S33,000 pounds; Rcidsvilio,
?'91,000 pounds; Durham 093,000
pennas. Total first batid from 30
..alehouses 9,020,000 pounds. Eight
?.p -: h cures sold over half million
S. C. Supreme Court Takes a
Hand in Dispensary Muddle
WILL JUDGE PRITCHARD RECEDE
South Carolina Supreme Court Hands
Pcwr. Unanimous Opinion Uphold
ing Attorney General Lyon in Dis
pensary Matter-Next Move Up To
Columbia, S. C., Special.-On Sat
urday, the South Carolina Supremo
Court handed dowu an opinion, con
curred in by the entire court, uphold
ing attorney general Lyon's conten
tion and declaring that the action o?
Judge Pritchard's eourt was contrary
to thc constitution of the United
Monday's dispatches from Colum
I bia say :
There ii; no mistaking thc fact that
the members ol' tho State administra
tion are feeling good over the decis
ion of thc State Supremo Court ren
dered Saturday afternoon on the
mandamus petition of Attorney Gen
eral Lyon wherein thc court sided in
vigorous language with every princi
ple of law contended for by thc At
torney General in thc contest between
thc ?late and Judge Pritchard ova
the dispensary funds in litigation.
Attorney Gcucrcl Lyon and Attorney
W. Stevenson, assjiiated with him,
c\pic8sed themselves as much pleas
ed with and gratilled al thc decision,
lr wr.a everrthing *hat they could
?lupe for. And Governor Ansel has
given c pression to lil. . sentiments.
Opportunity For Pritcliard to Recoda.
But whether there will be an extra
session of thc Legisiatuie following
?.li; iluivvij is stii M. <?<.?bt. AV.?ts
iii.}* Koundlree and Anderson, oi
Atlant;, "iii be herc soon for coiiJui
i,a.iiu!i "with Allornoi' ?-.eral Lvo..
QM! ether counsel associated wita him
the subject. Tho opinion set ?s i?
tc lint Judge Pritchard should b?
giy??i an opportunity to recede fioin
his 11 sition, in thc jay opened for
lil ns to yb! in ihr? decisio.. i?f the
Si-mli Car lina Sivi.?iu? Com. K
lie docs not give way, or if he man.:
;nu?:i,ir . cid:ie move, it is likely av
ox! 1:1 se.;, .on will bo called to en^ ;l
tion have nil along expressed periuci
"onfldence i;i being able to score a
ompletc victory in thc Federal
iuris when thc case in finally got
.cforc thc United State;! Supremo
court.* but ai thc same limo Gbvenor
Ansel, as peace-loving as ha has al
ways shown himself to be has mani
fested a disposition not to allow the
funds to go into the hands of thc
Federal Court. I
Jus'; Debt: Will Bo Paid.
Now York. Special.-In a state
ment issued by Eugene P. Carver,
counsel for Charles W. Morse, decla
ration is made that the indicted, bank
er believer, he is able and with tho
co-operation of his creditors propose:
to pay all his just debts. Morse's:
counsel further states that al! legal
rights and remedies will bo invoked
to accomplish the settlement 01! obli
gations and that all pending criminal
matters before the State and Federal
courts will bo urged for a quick de
termination as to mattcrr of law and
Richmond ar, Dry a? thc Desert of
Richmond, Va.. Special.-For tho
first time in thc history of Virginia
no liquor can bc had at the various
social clubs. The Byrd bill closing
all bars on Sunday went into effecr.
Sunday and oven at thc oldest and.
most influential clubs, no intoxicating
drink:; were served.
For Thc Army and tho Navy.
Washington, Special.-Navy De
partment officials appeared before
the congressional naval affairs com
mittee and urged the purchase of the
Jamestown Exposition grounds by the
government, to be used as a naval
training station. Secretary Taft and
a delegation apeared before the con
gressional committee on military af
fairs and recommended thc purchase
of ten thousand acres adjoining
Chleamauga National Park for man
oeuvreing grounds for troops.
Judge C. D. Clark Dead.
Knoxville, Tenn., Special.-Judge
C. D. Clark, who was appointed to
I the Federal bench by President Cleve
land in 1S95 as judge for the east
ern and middle distincts of Tennessee,
is dead at Chattanooga, aged fil. He
had been at Asheville, N. C., for some
time for his health, and only recent
ly was removed to Chattanooga. Ho
wan a native o:.' Tennessee.
Lone Bandit Holde Up Train.
Butte, Mont., Special.-Great
Northern Railroad officers wero ad
vised that the Oriental limited war.
held up near Bonners Ferry, Idaho,
by a highwayman. Both mail clcrkfl
were bound while thc mail car wan
rifled. No atlempt waa made to
blow open the safe. No estimate in
oblainable as lo the probable loss but
it is not believed to ba heavy. Tho
bandit eseaped. .
Wm. SCHWEIOEBT, A. S,
Offers the Citzei
4 Per Cen
Dr. VYiiey Addresses Congress]
of Mothers .
ETERNAL VIGILANCE NEEDFUL
Dr. Harvey W. Wiley, Chief of the
Bureau of Chemistry, Declarea j
That With thc Housekeepers Reata
the Best Means of Executing the
Pure Food Laws.
Washington, Special.-An urgent
plea for pure food in the household
was made by Dr. Harvey W. Wiley,
chief of the bureau of chemistry of
the Department of Agriculture, in
an address before the international
congress on the welfare of the child,
which is being held here under the
auspices of the national mothrs'
Dr. Wiley emphasized the import
ance of the mothers of the country
being eteranlly vigilant as to the
source of food products that came
into their homes to see that they an
fresh, uncontaminated, palatable and
* Continuing Dr. Wiley said that tho
best means of executing tiie pure food
law is in thc household.
Importance of Purity.
threat of death in the case of-infants |
that are fed impure milk is one of
thc greatest curses of the country."
Dr. Wiley advocated the formation
of a union of the mistresses of house
holds, which, he said, by singleness of
purpose, unity of action and power
or organization could secure a better
conformity to the law than any vig
ilance on thc part of the executors of
the law would be able to accom
At thc afternoon session, addresses
were made by Clifford Webster
Barnes, of Lake Forest, 111., on
"Moral Training Through the Agency
of the Public Schools," and by Miss
Jane Brownlee, of Toledo, 0., on "A
Plan For Moral Training."
A symposium on parent teacher.*
associations was conducted by Mrs.
Edwin C. Grice, of Philadelphia, at
the night meeting following which
five minutes reports were made from
thc different States.
Miss Alice Leehey, chairman of the
food committee of the national con
sumer's League, spoke on "What the
Consumer Can Do For Pure Food."
Greek Laborers Attacked.
Washington, N. C., Special.-Ac
cording to reports arriving in this
city there came near being a race
riot in Belhaven Tuesday night. It
seems that thc Inter-State Cooperage
Company, employing between 400 and
500 men in Belhaven, had brought
down a party of sixteen Greek labor
ers to take the place of negro work
men. These Greeks, one of whom
was manned, were living in four dwel
ling houses on thc company's prop
erty. Tuesday night about 10 o'clock
while in these houses and unarmed,
the Greeks were attacked by a mob
pf fifty or sixty negroes, supposed to
be led by several whites. This mob
shot up the houses and forced the
Greeks, both male and female, to flee
to a nearby swamp in order to save
their lives. Later it developed that
live of the Greeks were seriously, if
not fatally, wounded. The mob, un
able to find them in the swamps,"dis
bauded foi thc night.
Soldiers in Havan Riot.
Washington. Special-The Secre
tary of War has ordered an
investigation of thc part tak
en by the American soldiers in a
riot early Wednesday morning, be
ginning with a disturbance created by
a drunken private in a cafe of the
"Redlight" district and followed by
an unsuccessful attempt by his com
rades to rescue him from the police,
and a free fight in which several
shots were fired, and finally by the
arrest of forty soldiers and their re
turn under guard to Camp Columbia.
Washington Clerk Kills His Wife.
Washington, Special.-Walter Hil
lls, a clerk in the War D?partent,
shct and killed his wife Friday. When
arrested he said he took his wife for
a burglar. Killis' statements are
corroborated by his mother, who as
teria that there had been no trouble
between husband and wife;
MO ERIS, THOS. S. .GE AY,
ns of Edgefield a
DIVORCE FORMRS. THAW
Wife of the Murderer of Stanford
White Eas Instituted Proceedings
Por the Annulment of Her Harri
New York, SpeoiaL--Evelyn Nea
bit Thaw has instituted proceedings
for the annulment o? l^er marriage to
Harry K. Thaw. The action will be
based on the allegation that the de
fendant was insane when the union
wns contracted. Thaw purposes to
defend the suit. The papers in the
caso were served Wednesday and an
early trial is expected In the mean
time the two, by mutual agreement,
will remain apart.
In official statements by counsel
for both parties was confirmed the
long suspected culmination in th?
wedded lives of Stanford White's
slayer and the woman whose -etory m
his defense brought her an unhappy
notoriety as wide as the - reading
world. For weeks it has been gos
sipped that a divorce was imminent
and even during Thaw's last trial,
through which his wife stood gamely
by him, it was pretty generally be
lieved that whatever the. outcome foi
the prisoner, the two would . never
again live' together. These reports
were frequently based on rumored
opposition to the young woman on
the part of the Thaw family. In .
their statements, however, counsel de
nied that Mrs. William Thaw, Har
_~e?*u to ne a des*
perate criminal, is now believed hy
the police to be a lunatic. The man
gave his name as L. L. Pee, form
erly of Rockford, Ul. He walked in
to the bank soon after it Opened and
meanacing Vice President Luthei
Drake with a bottle which he said
contained nitro-glycerine, demanded
$5,000 cash. Mr. Drake though be
lieving for the moment that his life
and those of his fellow officials and
employes of the bank might be it
imminent danger, conferred calmlj
with the would-be robber until othei
officials called the police and thc
man was taken into custody. Tests
by the police seem to show that th?
contents of the bottle were harm
Slaughtering Moors By Hundreds.
Paris, By Cable. - General D
Amade is slaughtering the Moorisl
pretender's followers by hundreds
according to official reports from th?
seat of the warfare in Morocco
From the enegy frith which the cam
paign is being conducted it is hopee
that he will soon have the Pretendei
himself prisoner, practically endinf
the hostilities which have been rag
ing for months.
Sultan Weds No. 6.
Paris, By Cable-According to a?
vices frbm Morocco, Sultan Mulai
Hafid is now celebrating his sixth
wedding since his proclamation at
I sovereign in Marrakesh a few months
ago. The bride in the present nup
tials is a daughter of Kaid Ghlawl, s
powerful supporter. It is alleged ia
Fez that Mulai Hafid is collecting
taxes to pay for his numerou.? wed
Baptist Workers Conference.
Center, Tex., Special-Baptists ii
large nuabers assembled here Mon
day for the East Texas Workers' con
ference openeing in the evening to ex
tend through Tuesday and Wednes
day. The work of all the schools, in
stutions and organizations conducted
by the church in this section will bf
For Greater Norfolk.
Norfolk, Speciai.-The question ol
the consolidation of Norfolk an-1
Portsmouth under ono municipal
head, is again being agitated in busi
ness circles, and several of the prom
inent business bodies of the city hav<
committees named to take the mattel
up and push it. In addition, there u
a strong movement looking to the in
corporation of Huntersvillo and Lam'
bert's Point within the city limita,
for sanitary reasons. Norfolk hal
grown out to both of these suburba,
and thc annexation is urged.
Night Biders Kill a Negro.
Louisville, Special. - A hundred
night riders captured the town oi
Birmingham early Tuesday, shot six
negroes, one fatally, and whipped
five others. The tobacco troubles did
not figure in the affair. The action
folowed repeated warnings to the ne
groos to leave the town. The raiders
were masked c^d shot into every ne
gro cabin in the place: