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SAME OLD GANG
Git. Wilson Pokes F in at the Repobli
cao Standpatters Platfoim.
IS STOMPING HIS STATE
He Says the Bosses Are All Out of
Breath Trying to Keep Abreast of
the People.?Wants to See Cam
den Redeemed from Boss Rule as
it Is at Present.
Governor Woodrow Wilson is j
stirring up intense interest in New
Jersey in his campaign for the elec
tion of senators and assemblymen
who will support progressive meas
ures when the legislature meets next
winter. The Trenton True Ameri
can says the Governor is evidently
deriving great delight from poking
fun at the Republican "Board of
Guardians," as the association of G.
O. P. bosses has come to be known
in New Jersey. He has also found a
lot of humor in the recently adopted
Republican State platform. He has
spoken to immense audiences in the
southern part of the iState recently
and his meetings have been marked
by a keen revival of interest in State
"The Republican platform," said
Governor Wilson, to one audience,
"is one of these old-fashioned,
smooth-bore, brass-mounted affairs,
that goes off like a blunderbuss. I
do not fiee the slightest difference
between this platform that was
adopted by the Republican conven
tion Wednesday and the Republican
platforms that preceded it; it has
the same boasting about things that
never existed; it has the same claim
ing: of credit for everything good
that was done; it has the same
promises put in Huch phrases that
they can be read backward or for
ward and mean the same thing, just
the same thing; just the same kindj
of thing you have been familiar with
and never did know the meaning of." i
The Governor seemed to find much!
solid delight in poking fun at the1
Republicans for asking for a rest be
fore more new legislation is enact
ed. "We have carried out so many
of the pledges made in our last year's
platform," said he. "that the Repub
licans in their platform say the State
needs a rest. I don't wonder that
their stomachs are too weak to stand
the kind of food we have been feed
ing them. Their statement that they
are out of breath from passing so
much legislation is practically an
implication that they want to stand
still a little whi?:e. They always!
wanted to stand still, the same old)
standpat idea is still in their heads.
"If you paint a post white and
Tvant to keep it white, you must keep
touching it up once in a while. So
today, if things are to be kept right,
you have got to be a radical, you
have got to keep things jacked up to
where they belong. And it puts
the Republican leaders out of breath
to jack things up. So many of our
platform pledges were carried out
that the poor, breathless represen
tatives of the Republican party ad
mitted that they were out of breath
They held up their hands in protest j
and said, 'In God's name, let us go;
slow a while'.
I don't wonder. They had never
been accustomed to such exercise. I
They had never in their time felt
their blood quicken by movement.
They had experienced the unusual in
toxication of seeing something done.
They had never intended while they
were in the saddle to let anything
be done. They had intended to let
everything go its normal course,!
that everybody who then had con
trol of the affairs of state might
sleep at night without any appre
hension that in the morning his con
trol would be gone."
At Cam den, where four thousand
citizens crowded into the opera
house to hear Gov. Wilson he declar
ed that the first returns he should
ask for when the votes were counted
would be Camden, for if that coun
Ly should rise up and declare its in
dependence the day of self-govern
ment by the people would appear to
have fully dawned. He said. I
should feel very proud if I might
lead Camden County out of her bon-:
dage. You know that when there
is a government in all the rest of)
the State to reclaim it from it poli-|
tijcal servitude, everybody says that!
Camden is hopeless.
"People speak of this as a Bour
Lon county. Now what is a Bourban?
He is defined to be a man who nev
er learns anything and never forgets
anything. Never forgets the things
that communities ought to turn
their bac-KS upon, and never learns
the way by which to escape from
continual servitude. Is that going
to be true of Camden county?
Camden county so far, as is indicat
ed from the Republican side, has
not learned or forgotten a single
The proof that the same old
things are being done is laid before
you like an open book. You have
it in the prompt rejection of Sena
The minute that he showed that !
he was going to use his own cons
cience and his own judgment and
not take orders from other men.
just as soon as he showed that ,hej
was absolutely rejected. He was
put out of the councils of the men
who have ruled Camden county in'
THEY MUST LEAD
THE PROGRESSIVES MUST LOOK
TO THE DEMOCRATS.
Democracy Controlled by Progres
sives While Republicanism is Con
trolled by Standpatters.
In one of his speeches Gov. Wil
son tells why the Progressives of all
parties will have to look to the Dem
ocracy for leadership, not only in
New Jersey, but in the naton. Here
is what he said:
"I believe that both parties have
been singularly slow in waking up to
the meaning of a new age, and what
I want tb call your attention to is
that a large proportion of the men
r ow active in leading the Democratic
party have waked up to the mean
ing of the new time and have waked
up, too, to those who are leading the
Republican party. The facts speak
lor themselves. The actual leaders
of the Democratic party in the States
which have put in a Democrtic ad
ministration and in the nation at
large, in .congress and out of con
gress, are the progressvies in the
Democratic ranks. Can we candid
men gainsay that?
"It is not true that the progressive
element of the Democratic party now
dominates that party. Does not ev
ery man know that if the circum
stances should change and the retro
gressive element should get in con
trol of the Democratic partv that it
would lose all possibility of success?
That it would lose all the chances it
apparently now has to lead the na
tion? The Democratic party realizes
that and the nation realizes it.
"Very well, what is true on the
other side of the house? There are
splendid men, and splendid men by
the score, among those who stand
prominent in the leadership of the
Republican party, who are just as
progressive, just as clear-sighted on
the issues of tne time as anybody
on the Democratic side, but are they
dominant in the councils of the Re
publican party? Answer that ques
tion frankly. Are they dominant in
the councils of the Republican par
ty in this State or in the nation?
"You know very well that they
are not. They are practically with
out dominance and they are opposed
by leaders, from the President of the
United States down. And for the
present everybody knows that neith
er now nor in the immediate future
will they gain control. What is the
moral of that? The moral is that the
progressives of this country at this
time?I am not saying anything as
to the future, for I cannot foniee it
?but the progressives of this coun
try, im New Jersey and out of it, at
this time, must look to the Demo
cratic party for leaders."
ANOTHER FIEND LYNCHED.
Admitted His Attempt Before He
Was Strung Up.
Near Irvinton, Ga., a negro named
Andrew Chapman was taken from
Bailiff W. T. Cowen by a masked
mob of forty men and hung to a pine
tree near Butler's Bridge, and his
body riddled wth bullets.
The deputy was cn his way to the
county jail with the negro, who had
been given a commitment trial and
bound over to the next grand jury.
The officers was overpowered and the
prisoner 'taken from him. The negro
; admitted his guilt and said he had
1 no regrets.
He attempted an assault upon one
of the best known young1 ladies of
Wilkinson county, who is still pros
trated as the result of the shock. The
negro had a bad reputation in the
community. The body of the negro
hung on the tree two days, until the
sheriff ordered it removed.
REBELS KILLED IN FIGHT.
Over a Hundred Dead as Result of
Fighting for the possesion of the
little town of Chiapilla, Mexico, held
by insurrectos whose strength was
estimated as !?00, a force of volun
teers, numbering but 190, killed 130
rebels and captured IOC, eighteen of
whom were wounded. The loss to
the Government for.ee is given as
less than a dozen killed.
Early reports were that the State
troops met with little opposition, but
it is now know that the encounter
was the fiercest since the beginnng
of the insurrection. The State troops
were commanded by Col. Manuel Pas.
Gen. Antero "iolinas commanded
the rebels and according to the pris
| oners he escaped with the majority
ot his foice. His second in com
mand, "Col." Marcelino Jiminez, was
The rebel force was three-fourths
Champula Indians. They were arm
ed principally wth machetes and lan
; ees, and a few antiquated fire arms.
past years . He was notified that
thut sort of tYiig would not no en
dt red. What sort of thing? Car
lying out th-: pledges that had been
written as plainly In the Republican
platform as they had been written in
the Democratic platform. He was
punished for keeping faitu v-ith the
people of New Jersey. These are
not matters of conjecture. You
don't need to have me tell you of
them. You konw that they are
LURE OF A GIRL
At the Drop of Her Fan Men Became
Her Willing Tool and Dope
HELP HER BEAT BANKS]
How a Young Woman Crossed the
Continent on Her Wits, Collecting
Thousands of Dollars From the
Different Banks Along the Route
of Her Travels.
A dainty little fan, dropped seem
ingly by chance in fashionable hotel
dining rooms in towns from the Pa
cific to the Atlantic, was the starting
point in a series of little dramas
which had their last curtain last
week in Bridgeport, Conn., when
nineteen-year-old Alice Black of Col
orado Springs and Francis A. M?h
ler, who says he is the brother of a
Pittsburg millionaire, were arrested.
The young woman is charged with
having passed forged checks and the
man with having forged them. The
girl says she believed the checks were
good. Just how the fan was dropped
was told in the' local agency of the
Pinker tons at No. 92 Liberty street.
Early in September, in the Italian
gardens of the Hotel St. Charles in
New Orleans, a young and exquisite
ly gowned woman was dining. At a
table v/ere three gilded youths of
the Creole city. They were comment
ing upon her beauty when her fan
tell to ihe floor. Instantly one of the
youths started to leave his seat. The
others siezed him and insisted in
whispers that they must draw lots to
see who would restore the fan.
The one to whom the lot fell rais
ed the fan and, with ihis best bow,
gave it to the girl. She smiled and,
modestiy casting down her eyes, ask
ed if he wouldn't sit down for a mo
ment. He did.
"You know," said the girl, " I feel j
that I- am very unconvenient, but I'm
such a globe trotter, you know, that
I feel perfectly safe in doing this.
I've been all over the world alone.
I'm Alice Pullman, of Pittsburg."
The youth brought over his two
companions to meet "Miss Alice Pull
man, a neice of the Pullman car fam
That was on a Saturday night.
The following Monday "Alice Pull
man" asked one of her new found
friends if he knew of some "good,
safe bank." He knew of several.
Bo he trotted her in the Whitney
Orient] Bank and introduced her to
Edward H. Keep, assistant cashier.
"Miss Pullman" opened an account,
depositing $50 cash and what pur
ported to be a $150 certified check
on the Union Savings Bank of Pitts
burgh, signed by Harry Pullman. The
next day she drew out her entire ac
On the following day she return
ed with another "Harry Pullman"
check for $75 which she wanted
cashed. The cashier told her he
would wait until ho had heard from
the previous check.
"You won't have to wait long," he;
said, "because I'll telegraph.
"Yes,do," she answered, "and send
the answer to the St. Charles."
The answer came. It was, "Forg
ery." But she had left the St.
Charles by that time. It was found1
; she had left New Orleans for Newi
York with a man who said he was F.
A. Christy, a brother of Howard
Chandler Christy, illustrator.
After the flight from New Orleansi
news came of banks and hotels in i
Colorado Springs, Col.; Ogden and!
Salt Lake City, Utah; Sacremento.j
Los Angeles, and San Diega, Cal.;
and El Paso, Texas, that had cashed
checks after the prelude of a falling
fan or like device. The checks rang
ed trom $00 to $150 apiece. The
total was several thousand dollars.
The Pinkertons took up the trail
and traced the pair Eastward to
Bridgeport, Conn. In the other cities
where the fan had been dropped the J
girl had seemed sometimes to blaze
with diamonds. Especially noticea
ble was a large hatpin in the shape of:
la tiger's head, compose of imitation
diamonds. Detective Fon of the
Bridgeport police and two of the
I trailers saw a woman in Bridgeport]
j wearing just such a pin. They fol-;
I lowed her to boarding house and;
j there found her man companion.
I In one of their four suitcases, the;
police say. were blank checks of the j
Pittsburg bank and the stamp with'
which checks had been "certified.":
"Christy" or .M?hler would not talk
much about himself. "He wrote a tel-j
egram to Harry .M?hler of Pittsburg,!
but the police did not send it_
The young woman at first was si
lent. But the police showed her a,
(postal card, sent to M?hler by a
! young woman, which showed M?hler
had paid attention to the sender, j
Then the girl broke down and said:
she would teil all she knew.
She said siie was a graduate of the:
' Cutler School, in Colorado Springs,
and that she had planned to enter
Colorado College this fall. She met
"Christy" in July, and he told her
that he was a West Point student on
a furlough. He had struck a promi-j
nent man in New York and was in
Colorado hiding from detectives.
"I believed his romantic tales,"
soid the girl, "and became foolishly
infatuated with him. Before I real
ized the foolishness of what I was
do'.ng he had induced me to leave my
home. I was stricken with remorse, I
but did not have the moral courage'
RG. S. C, SATURDAY, OCTC
SUCH IS THE VERDICT IN THE
HONEA PATH KILLING.
Mother of the Fiend Refused to Take
the Body, Which Was Debarred
from the Cemetery.
That Willie Jackson came to his
death from gun shots at the hands
of an unknown mob was the verdict
lfaached by the coroner's jury fat
Honea Path on Wednesday. The
horribly mutilated body was viewed
by -the jury and was cut down from
the telphone pole by Coroner Beas
ley. The mother of the fiend refus
ed to take the body, saying she would
not have anything to do with a son
of hers that would commit such a
crime. The negroes refused to al
low the body to .be interred in their
burying grounds, so it was buried at
the expense of the county on the
home place of Melvin Ashley.
Several fingers of the negro were
severed for souvenirs during the
night, and the rope, as it fell to the
ground was cut in pieces and dis
tributed among a large crowd that
gathered to see him cut from the
pole. Coroner Beasley and Sheriff
King arrived on the scene at 9:30
o'clock and after'experiencing a lit
tle trouble in getting a jury willing
to serve, the inquest w*as begun.
The body was viewed and the jury
then repaired to the office of Magis
trate Wilson to hear the testimony.
Five or six witnesses were examined,
but it was impossible to locate any
person who admitted seeing the
lynching. Everybody in the com
munity was reticent and the exam
nation of witnesses required only a
short time. Sheriff King forwarded
a short Teport from Honea Path to
Governor Blease. In the report he
referred the Governor to the news
paper acounts, which the sheriff stat
ed were correct in every particular as
far as he could determine.
Citizen Joseph Ashley was not a
witness of the lynching and neither
was his son, Joe Ashley. These men
left the mob Wednesday with the
negro before the crowd reached Hon
ea Path. At Honea Path Mayor Sul
livan pleaded that the law be allow
ed to take its course. He read a tel
egram he had received from Govern
or BleaEe, asking that the mob al
low the law -to take its course, stat
ing that he would obtain a special
term of Court rb try the negro with
in two weeks.
All of the pleading was of no avail,
however, for after taking the negro
before the little girl for a second
identification, the crowd proceeded
to the scene of attack and there he
was strung up by his left foot. The
negro's body was literally riddled
with bullets, not a spot as large as
a silver dollar remained where bul
lets had not pierced. Everything is
quiet at Honea Path and no further
demonstration will occur.
One ne^ro man was dealt with for
making an insulting remark to a gen
tleman looking on the body Wednes
day morning. The remark was about
blocking the road, The negro was
not injured, being subjected merely
to a light whipping.
to go home.
"My infatuation for him lasted on
ly a week. Then I began to discover
the kind of man he was. He said he
received a regular income from his
mother by check, but she made out
j the chocks in different names to
throw off pursuit.
She told pf their journeyings
thro'tgh the West, in which they used
six dicerent names.
I "I know this morning that he was
planning to leave me, from the way
he acted," she said. "My family is
not wealthy, but I have sonio wealthy
relatives and if necessary 1 shall ask
them for assistance. I will not light
extradition but will return to New
A telegram from Colorado Springs
i said: the. girl, ^aiui-became -foolishly
said the girl had petssed forged
checks at two hotels there. Her fa
ther is David Brown of that town.
A Pittsburg dispatch said there was
no wealthy Harry M?hler in Pitts
Walts Guilty of .Murder.
At Lancaster the jury in the case
of Julius Caesar Watts, charged with
tbe killing of C. C. Falle, renderevl
a verdict of guilty with recommenda
tion to mercy, which means a life
sentence. Watts killed Falle in Flat
Creek township December 2 1th last.
Both men were well-to-do white far
mers. Sentence has not yet been
passed upon Watts.
Dispensary Profits Distributed.
The State says the city of Colum
bia received a check for $J!t,^uJ,
this beiiip: its share in tbe dispen
sary profits for the quarter ending
September 1. The county and coun
ty Ihoard of education will also be
sent checks. The total profits for
Richland amounted to $5S,404.94.
Little Girl Killed by Auto.
At Camilla. Ga., Mary Ferry, aged
seven, daughter of T. 1!. Perry, of
that (City, was run down and killed
by an automobile there Wednesday
afternoon. Will Crosby, driver of
the car, was arrested.
. . T<\n Killed in Cave-in.
Ten persons were killed and others
injured by a cave-in at a Canadian
Northwestern construction camp near
Colwood, Southeast of Vancouver,
IBER 14, 1911.
THE REBELS WIN
Wn Chang in Entire Possession of the
Chin se Revolutionists.
LOYAL TROOPS DESERT
Chinese Military Commander Is Kill
ed by a Bomb, and the Rebels Are
Killing and Burning, But All For
eigners Are Being AVell Taken
Cure of by Them.
A cablegram from Honkow, China,
says the revolutionary forces have
won a decisive victory, gaining pos
session of the city of Wu Chang af
ter a battle with loyal troops. It
appears that the revolutionaries de
feated in Sze Chuen province where
they for some time beseiged the capi
tal Cheng Tu, transferred their chief
activities to Hu Peh province with
the intention of making it the base
tor renewed operations in Sze Chuen.
According to the officiate, on up
rising in Wu Chang was planned for
last Monday night. The plot was
discovered early that evening and 3 0
arrests were made. Desiring to ter
rorize the revolutionaries, four of
the prisoners were beheaded in the
street. This drastic action of the
authorities does not appear to have
had the desired effect.
Immediately after the execution a
portion of the government artillery
forces within the city mutinied, went
over to the rebels and the uprising
was precipitated. The capture of the
tity resulted from the tremendous
feelingi aroused by the execution of
the four rebels. The possession' of
Wu Chang. All the officials fled.
The troops deserted to the rebels
and a few hours after the first trou
ble developed the entire city was in
an uproar. Fires were started in
every corner of the town, the head
Quarters of the viceroy and of the
military commander was killed
by a dynamite bomb and the viceroy
himself escaped only by has.y flight,
j With the revolutionists in control
j of a great and important capital, it
is hard to estimate how fast or far
the movement will spread. The of
ficials are making every effort to
keep the disaffection out of Hankow.
Five foreign gunboats are stationed
along the Yang Tse Klang between
the two c ties and foreign volunteers
are patroling the foreign quarter of
The revolutionary /committee is
sued a pnpeiamation exhorting its
followers not to harm the citizens of
other countries. The fact that the
wishes of the commltitee have been
respected thus far while reassuring
to other nations, Is in itself a sinis
ter sign for the government at Pe
king, as it indicates that the rebel
: lious movement is thoroughly organ
Earlier outbreaks had assumed the
character of rioting in which the
mobs were soon worked ou* of the
i control of intelligent leadership,
j thus making their defeat by the bet
I ter directed government troops com
paratively easy. But this one is dif
ferent. The rebels obey their lead
ers, and seem to be under good dis
Among the foreigners known to
have been in Wu Chang are twenty
five Missionaries. Communication
with the city is almost completely
broken and no word as to the fate
of the Americans had been received.
Volunteers have surrounded the for
eign quarter and will remain on duty
during the night until the safety of
all foreigners is secured.
As another measure of precaution
the merchant vessels in the river are
keeping steam up and women and
children will be permitted to go
aboard them at night. The foriegn
consuls have telegraphed their 'gov
ernments asking that warships be
sent to the scene. American and
Japanese cruisers arrived on Wed
Burned His Three Victims.
Gov. Kitchin, of North Carolina,
has offered a reward for Will Mcln
tyre, wanted in Rutherford county
for a most notable series of crimes.
He operated a blockade! d is tilery,
and now it is believed that he com
mitted three murder-; for the purpose
of robbery, and burned the bodies of
his victims in the-furnace of his dis
Many Horses Are Dying.
The Beaufort Gazette says horses
continue to die on the islands. Nin
ety-six bead Iiav? (Med on Hilton
Head and a great many on St. Hel
ena and Ladies' Island. This is a
great los:, to the, people of these
islands and they should be given help
by the community.
Her Strange tear True.
At mass in the Church of St. Sim
on and St. Jude, Brooklyn, Mrs. Nel
lie Rauiee, of No. 172J West Second
street, became oppressed witii a feel
ing that something was wrong at
home. She. hurried i hither and found;
her husband drowned in the bath
Found Dead in Com Field.
Mr. Martin Rivers, a;.red about GO
years, who lived near Hampton, was
found dead in his corn field, where
he was harvesting a crop of corn.
The cause of his death is supposed to
have been heart failure.
AID PLANNED FOR COTTON BY
Governor Colquit, of Texas, Urges a
Meeting to Devise Means to Check
Decline in Price.
The decline in the price o.' cotton
is becoming a serious matter to The
South as well as to the whole coun
try, and something must be done to
stop it, Gov. Colquit, of Texas, will
probably ask the governors of the
cotton growing states to meet at Dal
las, Tex., October 23, as his guests to
suggest ways and means to hold up
the price of cotton.
In reply to telegrams, governors
of every cotton-producing state ex
cept Tennessee and Georgia'have re
plied that they favor a conference
to discuss this matter and the ques
tion of the place and time of meeting
alone remains to be settled.
Only one governor has suggested
Texas for a meeting place and hence
the Idea comes to have the governors!
go to Texas as Governor Colquit's1
guests. The secretaries of agricul-'
ture are also expected to participate
in the meeting.
In indorsing the plan proposed by
Governor Colquit, of Texas, to call
a meeting of southern governors and
representative men of the cotton belt
to devise a method for checking the
decline in the price of raw cotton,
President W. B. Thompson, of the
New Orleans Cotton exchange, said
that the South should rally to the
"The way the cotton producers of
the south are now throwing the sta-|
pie upon the market is commercial:
suicide," said Mr. Thompson. "It is'
by no means certain that the cotton
crop will be as large as many havej
predicted it will be. A great deal can
happen between now and the time
the crop is harvested.
"It is a pity that cotton should be
selling in the country for nine cents
a pound. Because of the increased
cost of living the planter is not re-l
ceiving a penny more than he did
several years ago when cotton was
six cents per pound.
"I hope they will awaken to the'
situation that confronts them. If,
they will only hold back their cotton!
and let it go gradually, prices will
immediately begin to soar.'-*
FELL IH GOOD HANDS.
T'.vo Little Girls Were Left Alone in
the City of Now York.
Two pretty little Georgia girls,
Lttdle Martin, twelve years old, and
her sister, Josie, eleven years, were
remanded to the care of the Gerry
Society recently in the children's
?court of New York" city. Their fa
ther, John Martin, a wealthy land
speculator of Hahira, Ga., was tak
en from the Hotel Churchill, Broad
way and Fourteenth street to Belle
vue Hospital, where he is recovering
from choral poisoning.
According to the elder of the sis
ters, they came to New York with
their father to join the Glidden au
tomobile tour which starts south on
Saturday. Both were provided with
: auto veils and had clothing with in
dicated their people were well to do.
The nearest. large town to their!
home is Yaldosta, Ga. Here they
have relatives, with whom the au-!
thorities have communicated. Their
mother has been dead for some years
and but for the activities of the
children';' society when their father
was taken to the hospktfJ they would I
have been, entirely alone in a bigj
HAVE VERY HARD HEADS.
One Flattens Bullets and the Other
Breaks Mule's Leg.
In a dispute at his home in Phila
delphia, Henry Lewis, a negro, was
shot four times in the head at a
range of less that five foot. The
bullets flattened out and dropped toi
the floor. Lewis was taken to the
iSamatritan hospital, but. was soon
permitted to return home. The man
who shot him escaped.
While harnessing a mule in a sta
ble at IIS Fast RittenhouSe square,
in the same city, Willant Piifen, a ne-i
grn, was kickrd in the bead and I
knocked down. Staggering to his
feet. Piifen discovered the mule lying
on the ground. Examination show
ed that the animal's leg was broken.
The mule was later shot.
White Slaver Pleads (iuilty.
At Louisville, Ky., after pleading
guilty to two Federal indictments,i
charging violation of the "white
.-lave" laws growing out of sending
a girl from there to a resort in Tam
pa. Fla., Edna Shelley, formerly'
cashier in a motion picture theatre, j
was lined $200 late Thursday after
noon. The fine was paid.
Family Left the House.
A report from Pleasant Grove in
Chester county says a man named
Waddell went to the store to get
"Paris green" to kill the cotton
worms because when the sun got
hot they swarmed into his house,
overruning the bed and forcin.: his
family to leave the house.
White Man Killed in ("in.
H. C. Pope, a white man living
several miles from Sumter, was cut
in a gin Thursday shortly aften noon
and died from the shock. .
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Movement on the Part cf People for ft
SPREAD OF DEMOCRACY
Uprisings Come With Revolutionists
Well Organized and Financially
. . Strong, and Their Ranks Swelled!
by Mutinous Chinese Troops?Cit-,
ies Captured and Many Killed.
A cablegram from Hankow, China,
says the revolution which has been
banging over China for mouths past
and of which the rising in the prov
ince of Sze-Chuen was only a. small
part has begun in earnest. It is a
concerted movement to take the Em
pire and dqclare a Republic.
/he noted exiled revolutionist, Dr.
Sun Yat Sen. leader of the anti-Mah
chu party, if the plans do not mis
carry, is to be elected President. He
.vas ehe delegate of the revolutionary
party to the United States, in 1910,
and is believed during that tour to
have made arrangements for financ
ing the movement.
Sun Yu, a brother"of Sun Yat Sen,
who is now in Hankow, has been
elected President of the Provincial
Assembly, and Tang Hua Lung, the
retiring President of the Assembly,
?nd a noted scholar, bas been elected
Governor at Hu-Peh. The whole As
sembly has seceded from the Imper
The rebels are well organized and
I financially strong*. They have con
fiscated the local treasuries and the
banks and are issuing their own pa
I per money, redeeming the Govern
ments notes with this, as foreign
banks are refusing Government
I notes. The revolutionists have cap
jtured Wu Chang, the native section
of Hankow, a.nd Han-Yang and all
adjoining cities in Hu-Peh province.
Chang Sha, capital of Hunan, Is
reported to have risen in revolt and
Nanking, capital of the province of
Kiang-Su, is on the verge of rising,
several public buildings having been
Thousands of soldiers have joined
the mutiny in Hu-Peh. Many Man
chus have been killed and the terri
fied people are fleeing from the cities
into the country, carrying their be
The prisons have been opened and
criminals liberated. There has been
fighting in the streets, but the most
stringent orders have been issued
that the lives of foreigners and their
property shall be respected.
AVENGED SISTER'S DISGRACE.
I On tho Ground That He Ruined a*
Girl Man Is Killed.
At Nashville, Tenn., E. W. Car
roll was shot five times Wednesday
afternoon and killed by Weaver
1 Smith, who charges that the dead
man ruined his 13-year-old sister,
Caroline Smith, who disappeared at
Nashville last Sunday, and was found
two days later in a deserted house
near the city, in compauy with Ed
Carol and Smith are both railway
I firemen and had been friends for
years. Carol is 35 years old and
married, while Smith is 22. Carol
had lived at the Smith home lor more
than a year and in this manner be
anie acquainted with the girl he is
charged with having wronged.
After the capture of Turbeville in
company with Caroline Smith, Turbe
ville is said to have charged that
Carol was responsible for the girl's
downfall. The story reached the
ears of the father and brother of tho
child and on Wednesday afternoon
Weaver Smith went to the railway
yards and found Carol preparing to
leave on his engine for Chattanooga.
At the point of a pistol Smith fore
led Carol to accompany him to the
[.Smith home where Caroline was con
fronted with the man and told tiiat
she must tell the truth about her
relations with Carol, whereupon the
girl told the entire story of her ruin,
which she said was accomplished by
Carol about a year a.-o. Weaver
Smith then tired several sbots into
Carol's body with fatal effect.
Both Father and Son shot.
At Sutnter, in a tussle to get pos
session of a pistol, Leonard Wood,
a negro, was shot in the breast and
dangerously wounded. The only
witnesses to the shooting were tho
two sons of Woods, Marion with
whom he was tusseling, and Leonard.
The younger Leonard Wood was also
wounded in the wrist.
Homicide ill G<Htrgia Hotel.
At Cuthbert, Ga? H. G. Baldwin, of
.Montgomery, Ala., was shot and kill
ed by Charles W. Worrill, a voting
attorney. The tragedy occurred in
the wash room of a hotel. Thero
were no eye-witnesses and no alter
cation was heard. Worrill declined
to discuss the affair. Baldwin was
on a .business trip.
Damage About Two IVr Cent.
The 1911 cotton crop in Soutli
Carolina will be damaged just about
two per cent on account of the sud
den and unexpected visit of the so
called "army worm," or cotton cat
erpillar, in the opinion of Mr. A. C.
Smith, of the Federal farm agricul
tural department in Columbia.