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B^i5^'?8B?%'?ft;j"WH0^ NUMBER, 16,291.
RICHMOND, VA., TUESDAY, JULY 14, 1003.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
SUMMARY OF DAY'S HEWS
WASHINGTON, July 13.?Forecast for
Tuesday rind Wednesday!
Virginia?Fair Tuesday, preceded bv rain
In extrem? southeast portion; Wednesday
fair, warmer: light, variable winds.
North Carolina?Fair Tuesday, except
rain on the ?oast; Wednesday fair, warm?
er; Ught, variable winds.
There was a heavy fall of rain yester?
day nnd t.ho temperature was delightful.
More rain Is looked for In certain portions
to-day, followed by fair weather.
STATE OF THE THERMOMETER.
? ?. M. 68
3 F*. M. 68
6 P. M. 68
M P. M. 67
12 midnight . 66
Average . 671-3
Highest temperature yertorday. 76
Lowest temperature yesterday. 66
Moan temperature yesterday. H
Normal temperature for July. M
Departure from normal temperature., f'3
Precipitation during past 24 hours.?5
July H, 1D03.
Bun rises.5:01 I HIGH TIDE.
Bun set.s.7:.1u Morning.,:3<
Moon rises...10:11 | Evening..8:tto
Man arrested, charged with the shoot?
ing of soldiers June 2tth?Some disorder
attends the opening of the FalrmoUnt line
? Committee of strikers sees President
?Jiifr. but without result-Old man goes
to work In Manchester-Cars run yoster
day, as a rulo, with but little trouble
Interesting testimony before the commit?
tee investigating municipal corruption??
Soldiers excapo from the armory down a
trie; they aro detected, court-martialed
and made to pay for barbed wire to fes?
toon the tree?Many offenders In the Po?
lice Court-Justice Grutchfleld returns
nnd will resume his duties to-morrow
Trial of Editors Mullen and Cates post?
poned until to-morrow morning-Grand
jury Indicts parties accused of throwing
rocks at the care! a penitentiary offense
.-Close of Tho Toe-Doe Outing contest
to-morrow-Gypsy Jack gets a year In
Jnll-Death of Sir. R. T. Briggs-A
ornali boy drowned while bathing In tho
river-Virginia Press Apsoclatlon begins
Us annual meeting at Ocean View to-day
-Rev. Dr. Johnson preaches on the sub?
ject of employer anrl employe-Inquest
in Manchester concerning the killing of
J.'ithcr Taylor Is continued; testimony of
military trien: may be concluded to-day
-Woman, charged with murder, Is ac?
quitted-Resignation of Rev. 1. S. Boyles,
who will devote himself tn editing a re?
ligious paper-Case of .Sheriff Simon
Bolomon to come up In Ifenrlco to-day
Withdrawal of more troops likely before
long?Report that dynamite haa been
stolen causea a fruitless search. MAN?
CHESTER-? meeting of the Common
Council to be held to-night; telephone
franchise to corno up-Report of the
Finance Committee-Funeral service
Elks go to Baltimore? Excursion to
Beach Park-Miss Gallyon very ill.
Judge Wad?!Ill give? Chinamen at Nor?
folk more time to establish the right to
remain in America,-A would-be suicide
at Frederlcksburg locked up In Jail-A
girl In Norfolk commits suicide rather
than go to Jail again; attempted suicide
of a young roan-Training ships sail
from Hampton Roads to Join the naval
manoeuvres off the coast of Maine
Rumored withdrawals of other railroads
, nt Norfolk-The Rcdford City depot
problem takes a. very acute form-Pon?
ticello Dllhta Springs willed to Mr. W. G.
Taylor by his wife-Mr. Conner's dwell?
ing In Spoteylvanla burned-The Peters?
burg Jron Works may move over to the
Chesterfield side-A fight to the death
preparing between the two Democratic
fsctlnns in Norfolk county-Culpeper
ndoptt? primary plan and endorses ihn
pure elections law-Dams break abovo
Winchester and flood tho city to a dan?
gerous point; much damage done-Hall
fax adopts tho primary plan and elei
R. Hnlt Easloy a?s chairman-Mrs. Bank
fird, of Chesterfield, receives a severe
shook from lightning-Wythevllln Demo.
crats will nominate legislative and county
officers by primary-New telephone com?
pany organized In Mecklenburg-Fa.rmers
lake, out hail insurance.
Engines collide, nt Salisbury and one of
them runs wild backwards; Is overtaken
by another engine and brought home
A railroad chartered from Southport to
Wilmington with ono million capital
Flagman R. D. Crater's leg crushed under
cars at Spencer, requiring amputation
The Ha y wood murder case again post?
pined nn account of the Illness of a ma?
terial witness-The? Festa al Fresco at
Salisbury a fine financial success.
The Pope's condition Is seriously worse
?-?.Stock market was distressingly weak at
the opening, but a late rally carried prices
of some active stocks above the level lost
and established not gains-After wild
scenes the Dublin Municipal Assembly
defeated the motion to prosent an address
of welcome to King Edward?Justice
Brewer, of the Supremo Court, declares
that, every participant In a lynching Is 'a
murderer, pure and simple?Gould de
rlares that Baltimore will he the eastern
terminus of the great system which he
weld out of the Wahash roads?-fl'raok at
Brighton Beach was very muddy and the
talent was completely at sea-President
and Mrs. Roosevelt entertain at luncheon
?-?Bookmakers at the. Washington Park
track, as well as ofllcers, wero put under
arrest-Judgo William Hodges Mann
wants to succeed himself In the Senate,
but has salii nothing as to any aspirations
for the governorship?Christian Endeov
urnrs begin the lust day of their conven?
tion with sumiso services-Gishop Joyce
declares that the consolidation of the En
deavorors, Epworth Leaguers and Baptist
Young People is Impracticable-Fish?
ing schooner Emilio Eyons goes down on
her third voyage nnd members of tha
crew and one passenger are drowned
Prince of Wales takes broakfnst on the
Kearsarge and inspects tho vessel?Three
men killed by powder explosion at the
Lnflln Works near Wilkesbarre-Big
tent of the Christian Endeavorors is up
pet and a score of people slightly hurt.
L. & N. WINS OVER
THE SOUTHERN RAILWAY
(By Assodateli Prm<?.l
KNOXVlEEE, TENN.. Julv 13.--.lildge
Bneed decided tha railroad injunction
cases, .In which the. Louisville nnd Nash?
ville and Southern Railways wore In?
volved in contesting the same right of
?way In South Knoxvllle, in favor of the
Louisville and Nashville. Me held that
the condemnation proceedings were Insti?
tuted before tho Southern filed Its deeds'
for the right of way. which it had pur?
chased, and also thot tho Louisville nnd
Nashville? road construction force was
first upon tho ground.
????,? .decision g|VPS the Louisville and
Nashville tho chance to reach several
large industries in South Knoxville,
MEN RETURN TO WORK
(By Associated Press )
NEW YORK, July 13.-Some 20,f03
?killed mechanics In the building trades
returned to work to-day, tinder the modi
fled plans of tho Employers' Association
This numbor will bo increased to E?0 ???
by Wednesday, unions with that member?
ship having voted to do awa'y with walk?
ing delegates and refer all disputes to a
Joint board of arbitration. With the me?
chanics a largii number of laborers re?
turned to work, and operations were re?
sumed by material supply men.
ARREST OF ALLEGED
WOUNDER OF SOLDIERS
The Man is Apprehended
by County Officers.
OF SOME DISORDER
Trouble Attends the Openinq
Their Efforts to Settle the Strike Did
Not Avail?Two Strikers Return to
Work in Manchester?Likely
that More Troops May Be
Ordered Away from
Between the setting of the sun yester?
day and midnight came a string of events
of varied inteerst and importance, call?
ing back the. wandering attention of the
public to the tArlke situation, which, dur?
ing the past few days, has been of so
temperate and ordinary a character as
almost to warrant the withdrawal from
it for the time being of any great or
The reopening of an obscure branch
of the company's line was attended with
some disorder, a condition which further?
more presented itself in a spot or two
on the linos already In operation. Two
more strikers* returned to work, giving
greater currency than ever to the. rumors
that many desire to lay down their arms
and resume employment with the com?
pany while thero is yet time. Soldiers
were withdrawn from the streets and
cars again, with the exception of one or
two places in the suburbH, a fact which
suggests a possible ectrly removal ol
some of the companies but not all. An
effort, but an unsuccessful one, was made
by street car men to discuss grievances
with the company with a view to Bet?
ting what the strikers want and thus
bring tho strike to an end. Finally, nnd
perhaps most important of all. a man
named Julius Shwanzinger was placed un?
der arrest nnd locked up In the Henrleo
jail on a warrant charging htm with the
;?hooting from ambush in the West End,
when Sergeant Easley and others were
All these things tended to make the
day In more respects thnn one an event?
ful onp. At all events the pleasing
monotony (If such a heterodox may be
permitted) of the past few days was
broken nnd the strike began to assume
a leading place again.
The State of Things.
So far as disorder Is concerned there
was more of It yesterday than there has
been for several days. It was practically,
as a whole, however, confined to this
side tbe river. Manchester was cnlm
and oulct, and not once was the peace?
ful night air disturbed.
But within Richmond and Henrleo there
was a thing or two which indicated in
no amali measure that the disorderly spirit
Is not entirely crushed, but only lies
dormant. The chief trouble was In Fair
mount, the line through which was
oponer! yesterday. In the middle of the
track at different points were obstruc?
tions, and the rails were clogged at
times with cement, which had to be
chiseled out. Stones flew thick and fast,
and when the first car completed its trip
it had few or no windows left. Guards
wero put on and a detachment of sol?
diers under Captain Braxton was sent
out. The throwing of stones, cans, etc.,
continued for owhlle, but no serious dis?
order developed at any time. When
Major Martin visited the place after his
return to the city. It was dark, but quiet.
Many people were gathered around, but
were making no demonstration. Thero
was some little excitement over one Inci?
dent, hut it soon quieted down. One man
sold they would do nothing while the
soldiers were In the city, but would see
that the police got something to do when
the troopu loft, or words to that effect.
In Richmond Itself there was no se?
rious disturbance, but River Vicvf as?
serted Itself once again. Several stones
were thrown there, but without serious
results. Torpedoes began to explode at
different points along thec line. Two of
them went off under a Lniirel Street car
on Oregon Hill nnd filled the car with
smoke. There was another on West
Broad Street, where, according to re?
ports received nt headquarters, thero
gathered a rather sullen crowd, which
would not move without assistance from
Foni" soldiers nnd policemen. The other
lines generally kept quiet, with the ex?
ception of a stone or a torpedo now and
then. Seventeenth Street and Oakwood
ran without guards nnd without trou?
ble. The suspected tlieft of a quantity
of dynamite In Fulton Is keeping things
somewhat stirred up In that direction.
Manchester was occupied with the in?
quest, nt which the soldiers testified as
lo their rights with reference to shoot?
ing prisoners attempting to escape.
Arrest of Shwanzinger.
The event oi tho day. perhaps, was the
arrest of the man Shwanzinger, against
whom tho officials of the company be?
lieve that they havo a,.good case. They
have been working on the matter for
some time, and certain additional and
Important evidence obtained late yester?
day led to the warrant for the man. He
wns apprehended by Offloers Oreen and
Branch, and was at once taken to the
county jail, where he was locked up.
Ball, of course, could not he secured; ap
plication, If made, will have to be con?
sidered by Judgo Wlckham. The war?
rant charges the prisoner with unlaw?
fully and feloniously assaulting, shoot-,
ing and wounding, with Intent to malm,
disfigure, disable and kill C. B. Easley,
Sergeant John B. Easley. and a motor
man. It was stated last night that the
company will introduce -witnesses who
saw Schwanzlnger go In the alley on the
night of the shooting, in the direction
of the spot from which the shots came.
At that time ha carried a double-bar?
reled breech-loading shotgun.
Several interesting things are on for
to-day. Ohlof among them Is the begin?
ning In the County Court of Henrleo of
the proceedings tor the removal of Sheriff
(Continued "On Second Page.,)
MISSILES THROWN AT FIRST CARS ON SEVENTEENTH ST.
The Illustration represents eomo of the missiles thrown at the Seventeeth Street
cars at the head of Seventeenth Street and Immediately In front of the Chesapeake and
Ohio shops. They wero gathered by Captain Jones and hie men, and are but a few of
those collected on one trip of tho cars on the day tho line wns opened. The nuts are
entirely new, some of them never having been smoothed out. They will be kept by
Captain Jones and Colonel Vaughan as souvenirs of a very hot day.
SOLDIERS TELL OF
Evidence as to the Rights and
Powers of the Military in
Military men, from the commanding of
flecr to the most humble or privates, fig?
ured In the hearing before the coroner's
jury in Manchester yesterday, and for the
ferst time since the shooting of Luther
Taylor the details of tbat shooting were
brought out in clear an? succinct tones.
The story of tho arrest and its cause
was told by those who participated In it.
and the first detailed account of the
attempted escape with its tragic ending
was unfolded by the principal actors
The entire narrative was told in a
connected, cool, calm way. It told how
Taylor, In company 'with his connivial
companions, was arrested on the charge
of disorderly conduct; how Taylor was
being escorted to the station house by u
corporal: how he made a frantic effort to
escape by pushing the soldier from the
buggy, striking another soldier across
the shoulder with his whip, and beating
his horse into a gallop down Cowardln
Avenue, with cries of "Halt!" ringing
out behind him. and bullets flying at him
from many guns.
Powers of Military.
The evidence also set forth quite clearly
from high authority the rights ar.d
powers of a soldier In the discharge of
his duty. It Indicated that in this particu?
lar case tho soldiers who did the shoot?
ing were In their prescribed limits, and
that they did not go beyond them, even
when It was understood that in the firing
In the public street there was danger to
A section of the Code was read to show
to what extent a soldier could go In
carrying out his orders, and It showed
to what extent such orders could be gin-en
by commanding officers, nnd a section of
the military rules of the State was read
which prescribed the methods to be pur?
sued when military aid is sought and
given the civil authorities.
Followng tip the evidence given by the
cvillans, tho soldiers gave their side of
the affair from the standpoint of all of
them, save certain sentries, who were
posted on Cowardln Avenue, between
Perry Street and the bridge. These sen?
tries will he heard to-day, and the case
will probably close this evening. >.
Before tho soldiers were called to testify
yesterday morning, several citizens were
sworn and desposed.
Mr. Shotwell's Testimony.
When the buggy passed Perry Street,
on Cowardln Avenue, oppostte the resi?
dence of Mr, A. P. Shotwell, that gcntle
(Contlnued on Tenth Page.)
BIG TENT UPSET;
NONE BADLY HURT
There were 8,000 People Un?
der the Canvas and a
Score Slightly Injured.
(By Associated Press.)
DENVER, COL., July IS.?The big
tent Endeavor, where the Christian En?
deavor Convention has been held for the
past four days, was blown over late this
evening, more than 8,000 people being
in tho tent at the time. The Injured
numbered nearly a score, but fortunately
none of them was seriously hurt.
The presence of mind of A. M. Ram?
sey, of Chicago, who sprang to a. chair
and called to the people to hold up The
canvas and poles, undoubtedly prevented
many from suffocation. As it was, many
women fainted and were extricated from
the folds of the canvas with much dif?
Among the sufferers from nervous
shock Is Miss Mindeck, of New York.
The most seriously hurt are:
Mrs. Thornburg. of Denver, bad wound
in forehead; serious.
? Alleis. Murdock, of Denver, arm frac?
Miss Mary Ellis, of Denver,' bruised
about tho body.
Mrs. L N. Johnson, of Denver, badly
K. O, Patterson, of Alamos, Col., head
cut by electric lamp; bad scalp wound.
Miss -Etta Ward, of Chicago, badly
\brulsed by falling pole.
Prince of Wales Breakfasts
With Admiral Cotton.
NO SPEECHES WERE MADE
The President and the King Were
Toasted and then the Prince
Inspected the Ship
(By Associated Prens.)
PORTSMOUTH, ENG., July 13.?The
Prince of Wales visited the United States !
squadron this morning and breakfasted
with Rear-Admiral Cotton on the flagship :
Kearsarge. All the ships! in the harbor [
and the channel fleet at Splthead dressed
ship rainbow fashion, manned sides and
fired a royal salute as the Prince boarded
the American flagship. After saluting Ad?
miral Cotton and Captain Heraphill the
Prince of Wales shook hands with them
and walked aft, being saluted by the ma?
rine guard. Arriving on the quarter deck
the Prince saluted the other guests and
proceeded below to the quarters) of the
admiral and captain, which for the occa?
sion -were thrown together, the tables
being tastefully decorated with flowers.
The Prince sat on Admiral Cotton's right.
Tho other guests at the same tablo were
Lord Selborne, Ambassador Choate, Ad?
miral Lord Kerr, Field Marshal Lord
Roberts, Admiral Sir Charles Hotham,
Captain Sir Archibald Milne, Vice-Admi?
ral Beresford, Rear-Admiral Henderson,
Captain Lamberton, Rear-Admiral Sir Ed?
ward Chlchester. Henry White, secretary
of the United States erabatlsy; J. R. Car?
ter, second secretary of the United States
embassy; Captain Stockton, United States
naval attache, and other American, and
British naval officers.
There were no speechos after the break?
fast, the company merely rising and toast?
ing the King and the President, the band
In tho meantime playing national airs.
On the Prince of Wales expressing a
desire to inspect the ship, Captain Hemp
hill escorted him along the gun deck of
the euperstructure and also below. The
Prince apparently had already some
knowledge of the Kearsarge, as he waa
familiar with her characteristics, and
made a remark about her especially ex?
cellent ventilation. At the conclusion of
the Inspection the Prince complimented
Captain Hemphl'.l on the splendid condi?
tion of the ship.
Before inspecting the Kearsarge the
Prince of Wales changed his full dresfc
for a fatigue coat. He evinced a deep
Interest In the superimposed turrets, and
in response to the Prince's request. Cap?
tain Hemphlll conducted him lnsldo the
forward double turret. The Prince stooped
to enter the lower turret and mounted
the ladder leading to the upper eight
Inch gun turret.
"Did the German Emperor do this?" he
Captain Hemphlll replied: "Emperor
William never get so high."
The departure of the Prince of Wales
was marked by the same ceremony as on
hit* arrival. As his train pulled from the
station the American squadron fired a
royal salute and the bands played "God
Save the King." Not <? be outdone in
courtesy, Admiral Peresford took up a
position in front of the British blue-Jack?
ets forming the roytil escort, who were
drawn up on the dock facing the battle?
ship Kearsarge. Obeying a sharp order,
the detachment presented arms, while th?
British band played "Ihe Star Spangled
Banner." As the escort marched away
the Americans again rendered "God Save
tho King." , _ _
The chairman of the Town Council of
Kingston, Ireland, to-day telegraphed a
cordial Invitation to the American squad?
ron to visit Kingstown during King Ed?
ward's visit to Ireland. Admiral. Cotton
replied, expressing bis ?'arm appreciation
of tbe invitation ami bis deep regret in
not being able to accept Hi . ' '
The squadron will sail for L?3bon next
POPE HAS SUFFERED
Pope9s Condition Told by Bulletins
ROME, July 14?4:30 A. M.?Dr. Lapponi has succeeded in
reanimating the Popo with stimulants. He also gave him a little
nourishment. The patient's breathing is again difficult. He says
he feels very tired. _
ROME, July 14?2:15 A. M.?The Pope called out several
times in his sleep and then ?woke, showing great signs of depres?
sion, and with his ideas somowhat confused.
ROME, July 14?12:30 A. M.?Shortly before midnight the
Pontiff fell into a state of unconsciousness?half sleep, half coma.
He is very restless. The head of the body is high for the patient's
organism, and appears to be feverish.
LONDON, .July 14.?A dispatch from Rome, timed midnight
says : The Pope is rapidly sinking. All his relatives have been
summoned. It is reported that he had relapsed into uncon?
ASKED FOR PLACES
WITH BELL COMPANY
Throwing at Cars is Peniten?
FIVE INDICTMENTS SO FAR
C.'r'and Jury Was Not Long Yesterday In
Acting?Confinement Upon Con?
viction is from One to Three
Years In Penitentiary.
Judge Witt, of the Hustings Court,
save instructions to the grand jury yes?
terday which, It is believed, will have
the effect of greatly lessening acts of
lawlessness In Richmond. He told his
grand Jury that throwing missiles at
street cars, putting obstructions in their
way, and dtolng other things calculated
to injure passengers, were punishable
with confinement In the penitentiary. It
is significant that the jury, after a brief
sitting, returned five Indictments, as fol?
le ws: '
B. B. WRIGHT, rocking: a oar In Lou?
isiana Street, ?Fulton.
JOHN M'DEVTTT, placing obstructions
on the Laurol Street Una,
H. S. CH3TTAM, rocking a Laurel
JOHN HUDSON-, and
S. R. PACE, throwing bottles- or other
missiles at a Clay Street car.
In each case the Indictment reads:
"Unlawfully and feloniously, but not ma?
liciously." Tho significance of this is
that sentence in such cases is not bo
Reads Them the Law.
Judge Witt road to the grand Jury sec?
tion 8725, supplement to tho Code of
ISPS. It Js given here, nnd Is likely to
put the staying hand on thoso who do not
wish to wear stripes:
"If any person maliciously obstruct,
remove or injure any part of canal or
railroad, or nny bridge or fixture thereof,
or maliciously obstruct or Injure any
machinery, engine, car, or work thereof,
whereby the Ufo of nny traveler or other
person or railroad is put In peril, ho shall
be confined In tho penitentiary not less
than two nor more than ten years: and
In tho event of the death of any travoler
other person resulting from ^juch
malicious obstructing, removing or Injur?
ing, the person so offending shall be
deemed guilty of murder, tho degree to
be determined by the Jury; or If any per?
son unlawfully, but not maliciously, shoot
at or Into or throw any stone or other
missile at or Into any passenger train or
car, or any railroad!, or nny part thereof,
whereby the life of any traveler or other
person, or such train of cars may be put
In peril, upon conviction thereof ho shall
lie punished by confinement In tho peni?
tentiary not less than one nor more than
three years, or In tha county or city Jail
not loss than ono nor more than twelve
months, or fined not exceeding J500."
It was under this section that several
Korfolk street car rioters wero tried, con?
victed nnd sont to tho penltontlay a year
or two ago. The Supreme Court refused
to grant a writ of error, and the action
of the lower court held good. Counsel
for the rioters attempted to show that
the section was relevant to the cases.
LAD IS DROWNED
Carlo Sieg, aged eleven years, son of
Mr, C. P. gleg, No. GOT North Seventh
Street, was drowned in the river on the
south side of Mayo's Island Sunday after?
noon while swimming with some com?
panions. Ills body was take?, from the ,
bottom of tho river, where the water was |
said to be twenty-five feet deep, eome
hour? afterwards by?W. T. Stone, an ex.
pert diver. Coroner Taylor viewed the
remains, and learning the circumstances,
deemed an Inquest unnecessary.
The funeral will take place from the
house this"'afternoon at 4 o'clock, con?
ducted by Rev. Paul Menzel, l?. P., of St.
John's German Lutheran Church.
Feature of Municipal Investi?
gation That Caused Much
' The councllmanlc investigation Into the
means employed by the Southern Bell
Telephone Company in getting its fran?
chise was resumed last night, and con?
siderable interesting testimony was sub?
One of the most entertaining features of
the proceedings was the statement of
Mr. Fairfax C. Montague that several
members of the Council and city officials
had asked him for Jobs for re?dFves, in?
cluding no less persons that the chairman,
himself, the City Attorney, Mr. Pollard,
who is assisting tho committee. Council
men Pollock, Curtis and othqrs.? ns well
as the Mayor, who had a son now em?
ployed with the company as collector.
Mr. Montague was on the stand a con?
siderable time nnd made a fine witness
for the members of tho Council.. He did
not believe in the guilt of any ono. Cap?
tain Plzzlnl was questioned on what he
knew about the company getting Its
The investigation will continue, next
Thursday evening at S:30.
Report In Detail.
The committee was called to order at
8:?0 o'clock by Chairman Minor. Other
members present were Messrs, Anderson,
Rennolds, Spence, Morton, Hargrove,
Fergusson and Shepherd.
After the approval of the minutes of
the last meeting, the chairman stated
that Alderman Burton and Mr. R. L.
Montague desired to make personal state?
ments. Mr. Burton was first Elworn. The
Monroe Ward Alderman stated that ho
liad read In the papers tho statement of
Colonel Hunt Chlpley to the effect thnt
witnesses had at Intervals dined with
him at Rueger's. Thereupon he wrote
Colonel Chlpley a letter nsklng If he hnd
been correctly quoted. In this letter Mr.
Burton said that he had never dined
with Colonol Chlpley at Rueger's or else?
where during the time that the ordinance
was pending. Colonel Chlpley in reply
said that he was sorry that ho had done
Mi. Burton an Injustice, and the Colonel
accepted Mr. Burton's statement thnt ho
had not attended the dinners. Tho let?
ters were filed with tho committee.
Owned No Stock. .
Mr. Burton was naked if he had ever
owned any etock in the Bell Company.
He replied that ho hnd not. He ex?
plained that befcn-o tho injunction against
the Bell Company was sued out. a Mr.
R. Hackott, who was then associated
with htm In .business, aitkeci his advice
its to the worth of tho company's stock.
He recommended it highly, because the
Bell Company then had a monopoly. Ha
told Mr. Hackatt If ho should Invest
and lose ho (Burton! would hear half
the loss. This was hef.ore the fight came
nn, nnd all witness had ever had to do
either directly fr>r Indirectly tyith the
Mr. R. L. Montague explained that he
was paid a fee of ?100 to give a legal
(Continued on Seventh Page.)
IS A MURDERER
PURE AND SIMPLE
Justice Brewer, of Supreme
Court, So Declares of Any
Participant in Lynching.
(By Associated Press,)
MILWAUKEE, WIS? July 13,-"Eve.-y
man who participates In the lynching of
a negro is a murderer pure and simple."
This opinion was given by Associate Jus?
tice Brewer, of the Supreme Court of
the United States, who Is in the city on
"Of course," explained Judge Jirewer,
"there may be extenuating circumstanced
which would vary the degree of the
crime, but the principal participants in
the crime can be held by any court in the
land for murder In tho sama degree as it.
the crime were committed by an imlivid
"There Is going to be a reaction against
the atrocious crimes with which tlio pa?
pers have been filled. The fact thai the
people are now Interesting themselves in
the discussion of this problem' , makes
manifest the fact that there is a, tendency
toward a change. I expect that, ft will
come soon, I cannot say what form 1:
will take, but there will bo un, uprising
of popular feeling against lynching* that
will resijit In legislation or a remedy of
,s>uiua othur form."
In More Critical Condi?
tion Than for Days.
LIES IN SEMI
His Physicians Admit That
Pontiff's Case Is Serious.
HIS MIND LOSES
The Remarkable Old Man Callo Out !n
His Sleep and Suffers from Hal?
lucinations?The End is
Expected to Occur
Now at Any
(By Associated Press.)
ROME, July 14.-2:15 A. M.?"WhIW
there is life, there Is hope," was all
the consolation that Dr. Lapponi coula
give to-night In admitting that Pope Leo'd
condition was "very grave."
The Pontiff haa suffered another re<
lnpse and he lies this morning in a more
critical condition than at any time eine?
the middle of last week. The semi-com?
atose condition Into which hti fell at mid?'
night and the confused state of hie here?
toforo lucid mind on his awakening at
an early hour this morning, accompanied
by still grea?er depression than during
yesterday, are regarded as symptoms ot
the gravest nature, nnd as pointing? to an
Imminent dissolution. Even In the early
evening medical opinion was. less pesl
jmlstie, and Dr. Mazzoni thought the end
(wag not within sight. He expressed the
belief that unless the disease took an
unexpected turn there was no reason to
apprehend death for two or three days.
This statement, however, did not relleva
(the anxiety of those who know what
powerful stimulants are being constantly
administered. Some attribute the Pon?
tiff's extreme weakness to-night to the
excessive mental and physical, effort un?
dertaken yesterday In receiving visitors,
hoarlng mass, etc.
Never before has the patient's weakness
progressed as It did yesterday. For the
first time since his IIlnes3 the Pontiff
asked to have the shutters almost closed,
as the light hurt his eyes, and at the
same time, contrary to his custom, he
begged to be left as quiet as poss5ble.
Another noteworthy symptom of hie
weakening condition was the docility
with which ho took his medicine and
nourishment. Previous?Indeed, during his
whole life?Pope Leo had been against the
prescriptions of doctors or anything
which had the aspect of being ' forced
upon him. His feeling o? fatigue wag
Interpreted as a sign that dissolution was
Dr. Rossonl was reported to have said
In an Interview yesterday:
"Tho Pope's pulse reaches ninety pulsa?
tions and over. Just calculate how many
times It hns pulsated in ninety-three
years, and you understand that in his
present condition all his organs and the
pulse must end by getting so tired that
they will stop forever."
At the American embassy It was stated
that no request, official or otherwise, had
been received up to yesterday for Infor?
mation regarding the Pope's condition.
King Edward has Instructed the Brltltth
ambassador. Sir Francis Bertie, to tele?
graph twice dally the state of His Holi?
Tho Tribuna, last night printed a state?
ment that the Pope's real ailment was
cancer of the liver. Dr. Mazzoni charac?
terizes the statement as a stupid false?
hood, without an atom of foundation.
TURN FOR WORSE
General Condition of Pontiff is Some?
(By Associated Press.)
ROME. July 13.?The Pope's condition
took a turn slightly for the worse this
morning. Last night was rather a sleep?
less one, particularly during the early
morning hours. The official bulletin frank?
ly speaks of agitated periods during the
night and confesses that the general con?
dition of tho patient Is somewhat more
depressed. It ?ievelnped soon after the Is?
suance of tho bulletin that this depression
was quite marked, nnd It continued ta
manifest Itself throughout the forenoon,
one time assuming an alarming aspect.
This was when the Pope seemed to Ios<
his grasp on tangible surroundings. Pol
tho first time since his Illness began ther*
was a momentnry hallucination, the pa?
tient believing thnt a show flitted throug.h
the room. The doctor and tho attendant
succeeded In quieting his fears.
Outside of theso passing periods of de?
pression the general condition of mental
alertness continues. When Doctors Mai?'
zoni and Lapponi1 made their morning: call
tho patient Inquired about Dr. Rossonl.
asking "Why doesn't ho como to see me?
Being told that Rossonl was ill, he saldi
"Tell him he,"must take caro of himself."
Pope Leo is credited with having said:
"If I am ?lestined to ?ilo from this Illness,
I feel I shall expire on Thursday, the
feast dav of the Carmelite Madonna,
whom I specially worship."
This presentiment Is remarkable be?
cause In a certain way it coincides with
the prophesv made in the twelfth century
by St. Malaohl. the bishop of Armagh,
who predicted that Pope Leo would be
succeeded by a pone symbolizing the
motto "Ignes arilens" (burning tire). The
Carmelite Madonna Is the patroness of the
Cannollto order, which attributes Ita
orli-'ln to the prophet Elijah, who ascend?
ed to Heaven In a chariot of nre.
Resides, h member and protector of this
or?ler Is OardLnal Gotti, who Is looked upon
ns tho most likely successor to the pontl
m ? '
CONFESSOR IS HUFFED
Feels Aggrieved Because He is Not AU
lowed to Enter Pope's Chamber.
(By Associated Press.)'
ROME, July IS.?Monsignor Pifferi, th*
confessor o( Mis Holiness feels rather
of/ended bei'Ause he Is not allowed tp
enter the sick cumber and Is especially
dissatisfied with tho attending physician*,
believing It Is due to them thut he'lj ex?
cluded- This morning he again asked to
be permitted to see Pope Luo. On hear?
ing the request, the Pontiff said: "When.
I need him I shall send for him," ami
Monsignor Pifferi left the Vatican, con?
elderlng himself an injured man.
According to the rulea estahliahed fcr
the government of the Noble uuard. on?
?of their principal dutioa u to :wi.tttfci **?