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SAYS HEU m
h K-w York Man flunks GWrnor Wil
sen Will Freak Ail Rcccrcs
THE COUNTRY FOR HIM
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?Sentiment as Seen by the New York
er on a Business Trip of Ten
Thousand Miles Makes; Him Bc
. .lieve that Gov. Wilson Will Sweep
the Country Next Y<;ar.
J. W. Binder, of New York,'
writes as follows to the New York
Times concerning the presedential
election next year.
Editor of New York Times:
The next President cf the United
States will be a Democrat. His
name is Woodrow Wilson. His ma
jority in the electoral college will
be greater than that given to any
President ever elected. These are
strong statements. Let. me tell you
why I believe them to be true.
I have, within the past two
months traveled more than ten
thousand miles in the United States.
I have talked with some of the big
gest men in the country. I have al
so talked with workingmen, com
mercial travelers, small merchants
The sentiment in favor of Wilson
is simply tremendous. His adminis
tration in New Jersey since his elec
. tion as Governor has made friends
for him by the thousand. Business
men feel that in the hands of such
a man their interests would be con
served, while the working men hail
the New Jersey employers' liability
law, enacted at his urgent demand,
as one of the best laws ever put ofi
our statute books. A (Nichigan man
ufacturer, many times a millionaire
none of whose fortune has been
made by security juggling, said to
"I am for Wilson because I be
lieve he recognizes that the govern
ment of this great nation should
be put on a business basis. The
business men of the United States
have accustomed themselves to re
gard government as something a
side, j somethin? mysterious, intang
ible, in Which ihey had but a. pass
ing interest, and to which plain
business principles could not be ap
plied. Hence, for the past fifty years
the. functions of government have
been largely in the hands of law
yers. Now, while I have the highest
regard for law and for its exponv
ents, I have yet to see the lawyer
whom I would make the general
manager of my business. If this
be true of my own personal busi
ness, involving a capitalization of
less than $10,00?,000, on what
grounds can the people of thi3 coun
try possibly justify their placing the
coj!i.'ol of the greatest business in
the world?the government of these
United States?almost entirely in
the hands of lawyers? I have no
hesitation in saying that the post
office department of the United
States should be made to be self
supporting, if, indeed, it cannot be
made to show a profit. I believe it
can, if ;t is administered without re
gard to politics. It should be the
buisness of the President of the
United States to see that it is so
ad mi niste rei. I believe that Wood
row Wilson would insist that it be
so administered. Hence I am for
Oae of the men I talked with
was vice mayor of a large mid
western city. He is an enthusiastic
Wilson supporter. I asked him what
objections he had heard to Wilson's
candidacy. He could name oniy one.
That was that Wilson changed his
mind on the matter of the initiative,
referendum and recall. It is true. He
did. He cays himself that for fif
teen years he taught his classes in
Princeton that neither of these doc
trines would work. He says, fur
ther, he can prove today that they
won't work. Then he adds with na
tive f-^'-ess. "but the trouble is
they do work," and, recognizing
that practice is always better than
theory, he adapts himself to the
changed conditions, and faces con
ditions as they are, not as he theo
etically believed them to be. "This."
continued my Democratic friend, "is
in my estimation, the best indica
tion of Wilson's strength."
J. W. LMnder.
Hunting Negro Murderer.
Officers are searching for a negro.
Ash'jury Jones, alias Ashbury Mar
iney, who is wanted by Sheriff Lyon
of Abbeville county for the murder
of his wife which occurred Monday
night. Mariney. it is charged: used
a razor, cutting her from eir to ear
death resulting instantly.
Death of Judge Klugh.
James C. Klugh died at his home
in Abbevillo on Thursday, at the
age of f>4 years. He had been in bad
health for the past two years or
more and for the greater part of
the time unable to do any work.
Butter Dean Causes Death.
When a butter bean became lodged
in his windpipe, John It. Dillard,
aged four years, died in great agony
at Columbus, Ga., Friday night. The
child was the son of J. Z. Dillard of
Ochille, Ga., and was visiting rela
tives at Columbus, Ga.
May Drop Out of the Gubernator
ial Race and Reach Out for the
A dispatch from Columbia- to the
Greenwood Journal says friends of
Governor Please, who have had
talks with him since his return from
the political junket through the
Piedmont section of the state, say
that, while not ? committing himself,
he is thinking strongly of entering
the race for the United States Sen
ate against O. R. Tillman and Col.
Jasper Talbert,, of Parksville.
The people are watching the sit
uation with interest and the .next
public speak' ; or ^inhering, may
bring forth something of interest.
It is said that the governor is very
much peeved because of the state
ments made by Senator Tillman in
his letter to "Bose" Crews.
The entire situation has been
brought about as a result of the ex
clusive interview secured by a staff
representative of The Chronicle and
printed in all of the South Carolina
Although three months away,
there is much speculation here as
to what the next general assembly
willi brin? forth. All ot the politic
ians who have been accustomed to
ask for office two years in this state
are keeping still with their tongues
awaiting the verdict -of the law
makers on many questions that
might come up.
The present outlook in this state
is that there will be no other cand
idates to enter the race for gover
nor except Ira B. Jones, who is to
leave the supreme bench on Janu
ary 9, and the present governor.
Should the present governor re
tire from the race and ,go seeking
senatorial honors, then there would
likely be a number of. candidates
for the place.
Among those who might run
would be John G. Richards, Jr.,
Thos. G. McLeod, Richard I. Man
ning and Howard B. Carlisle.
With the mixed up condition the
indications are that the next cam
paign in South Carolina will be one
of the most strenuous in the his
tory of the state.
From the present outlook, it
seems as if the whiskey ques
tion will be eliminated. With that
question out of the way the issue
would be men.
THE DEADLY HOT SUPPERS.
One Xegro Shot and One Slashed in
In the St. Phillips section six
miles from Newberry, ;here was a
ne,5To hot supper with the usual ac
companiments on Saturday night.
Monroe Leitzsey was shot just un
der the eye with a pistol by James
Wilson. While Dr. Dunn was look
ing for the ball Leitzsey coughed it
up. It had gone through the roof
of the mouth and dropped into the
throat. Wilson died.
Ten minutes after he had dress
ed Leitzsey's wound, the same phy
sician was called en to sew up two
gaping knife wounds for Bennie
Jones, nesro, who had been slashed
by Will Baxter ad Jack DeWalt at
another "hot" supper, on John
Wicker's plantation, near Colony,
four miles from town.
Gambling and blind tiger liquor
played prominent parts in both
performances. Warrants are out for!
several parties?for selling liquor,!
carrying pistols and gambling.
KILLS HIS BROTHER-IX-LAW
Sam Williford, Roy of Eighteen
Shoots Ed Anderson.
On Saturday afternoon about G
o'clock about three and a half
miles from Union Sam Williford
shot and fatally wounded Ed An
derson, his brother-in-law, Ander-1
son married Williford s sister, and
j tliey were all living together. It isi
[understood that Anderson was un
der the influence of whiskey and
! was mistreating his wife, and this
' Williford resented, firing at An
'? derson with a pistol twice and in
bicting one wound in the abdomen.
Anderson was operated on Satur
day night, hut died Tuesday, Wil
liford surrendered to the sheriff
last night about 10 o'clock. An
derson was a man about I1C years
of age and a carpenter by trade.
Williford is little more than a lad,
being 17 or IS years old.
Mayor Seriously Hurt.
Mayor W. M. Mein tire, of Mullins,
met with a serious accident Thurs
day. .Mr. Mclntyre was directing
the loading of the town's large safe
which was being removed to the
clerk's now office. The sale fell
from the dray and pinning him un
derneath terribly mangled his leg.
Mis leg was broken in two places and
otherwise badly crushed.
Killed in a Railway Wreck.
Julian Hendrick. fireman, was in
stantly killed, and Engineer John
Surrency had his left leg so badly
crushed that it will have to be am
putated, when the engine on a phos
phate train on the Mulberry, Fla.,
branch of the Atlantic Coast Line
turned over at 6 o'clock thia erven-*
Rer Ha; Be These of ihe Crew if a
Schooner Lost id tl c Gale.
ARE BURIED ON BEACH
Party Gone Prom Charleston to
Learn Whether the Dead Men
Floating Ashore Included Capt.
Jarvis, of the Margaret A. May,
and His Two Brothers.
The News and Courier says Col
lector of the Port R. W. Durant, Jr.',
President John G. Cherry, of the
North State Lumber Company, and
Capt. McGee, master of the schooner
Collins W. Walton, and others left
the city Monday aboaid the Govern
ment boat Sumter for Kiawah Is
land to investigate reports to the ef
fect that several bodies of white
men drowned at sea were either re
covered from a wreck or washed up
on the beach of the island some time
ago and buried by the inhabitants.
The gentlemen who compose the
party going to Kiawah Island be
lieve that among- the bodies may
have been the remains of Capt. Ed
ward L. Jarvis, master of the schoon
er Margaret A. May, which was lost
during the storm of August 27, sup
posedly in the neighborhood of
Cole's Island or Kiawah Island. The
only relic of the wreck was the stern
of the vessel, which washed up on
Cole's Island beach after the storm.
A Mr. Grimball, living on Kiawah
found a scarf pin on the beach af
ter the storm, bearing the initials
"E. L. J." This pin is supposed to
ha.e been the property of the mas
ter of the ill-fated schooner. Grim
ball stated that he found the pin in
the end of a piece of piping- attaclr
ed to a portion of the wreckage from
the deck house of a schooner.
It is said that Capt. McNeill, who
is working on tht_ wreck of a schoon
er at Kiawah Island, believed by
many to be the schooner Margaret
A. May, discovered dead bodies in
the wreck. These, it is said, have
been temporarily buried in the sand,
pending further investigation. The
bodies will be examined by Mr. Dir
rant and his party. When the bodies
were Io,und Mairjstrate Hill, of Kia
wah Island, is said to have ordered
Capt. E. L. Jarvis was a member
of the Commercial Club, and of the
Carolina Yacht Club. He was one of
the youngest and most popular
skippers on the coast, and his death
was a great shock to his many
friends. He was beloved and honor
ed by all who knew him. Aboard
the Margaret A. May when she was
destroyed were two brothers of the
master of the vessel. George L. and
Raymond Jarvis. The party p;oin.?; to
Kiawah to make investigation of
the report that bodies were found
from the wreck are hopeful that the
remains of Capt. Jarvis can be
found and turned over to members
of his family.
KILLED AS THEY SLEPT.
Father, Mother and Children Slain
at Elisworth, Kan.
Slain as they slept Sunday night,
the bodies of Will Showman, a chaf
ftur, his wife and three small chil
dren were discovered Tuesday night
in the Showman home by a neighbor
at Ellsworth. The victims are Wil
liam Showman, 33 years old, his wife
Lester Showman, S years old, 1 year
The Showmans lived in a small
cottage 300 or -100 yards trom any
other house. The farther, mother
and baby were in one bed and the
two other children in a second bed.
Wilson Would Heat Taft.
The New York corresponrent with
the Taft party writing from Califor
nia says: "Mr. Boyne, who is presi
dent of the State senate, ex
pressed the belief that Taft could
carry the State provided Wood
row Wilson, who made a very suc
cessful trip there some months ago,
and is looked upo:i as having the
support of Bryan, were not his op
No Chance For Tuft.
Discontinuing his subscription to
The Independent because "It has
to he too much of a Taft stand-pat
journal for me," a Toledo man
writes: "Taft stands no show for re
election in Ohio, or anywhere else
for that matter, and he should hare
no support, as he does not deserve
Colored Well Digger Killed.
At Anderson Van Cherry, a negro
well digger, was killed Monday
when the banks of a well he was
working in caved in, burying him
under five feet of earth. The earth
was quickly removed, but it was
too lato to save his life. Evidently
he died instantly.
Football Killing Begins.
Suffering a blow on the head re
ceived in a football game between
the scrubbs and reserves, F. M.
Hol3se, of South Carolina, a student
at the University of Georgia, is in
a Macon hospital in a serious con
JRG, S. C, THURSDAY, OCTl
BLOOD ON TBE MOON
GOVERNOR BLEASE CHALLEN
GES EDITOR HENRY.
The Governor Dared the Editor to
Repeat What He Said in Paper
to His Face.
Governor Blease, having taken
exceptions to a reference to himself
made in the Spartanburg Journal
by the Editor, Mr. Henry, the Gov
enor got wrathy and wrote Editor
Henry bhe following letter:
"STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
Columbia, Oct, 10, 1911.
"To the Editor of the Journal:
"A friend of mine has forwarded
me your paper or the 9th, in which
you speak of me as a villian."
"I spent part of three days in your
city last week. Why did you not
come to my face and tell me this,
instead of your cowardly action in
printing it in your paper?
"I will be in your city again at
your county fair, stopping at Arg
yle Hotel. If you desire to make
this statement be man enough to
make it to my face and not he a
slurring (sic) coward and strike me
in the back.
"Cole L. Blease."
To which Editor Henry replied as
follows in the Journal:
"The expression referred to is
contained in the following para
"There is fine material in South
Carolina politics just now for a
comic Quera with Col,e Blease as
Of course, Mr. Blease may take
this as he likes, but there are prob
ably few readers of the Journal
dull-witted enough to think a sug1
,?,estion of the governor's fitness to
play the part of the villian in a com
ic apera dramatization of the pres
ent political situation ?n iSouth
Carolna, is "speaking of him as a
There are perhaps people who
think Mr. Blease a villian or worse,
but we-have seen no newspaper that
has stated its opinion of him to this
effect. Certainly the Journal has not
We shall have to ask his exce?
lent excellency to accept our regrets
to his invitation to meet him at the
Argyle hotel in this city or else
where. We would not intrude our
unappreciative presence or attempt
to interrupt for a moment the con
tinuous performance he gives where
ever he goes of his favorite burles
sue, which might be entitled, "Gov
erning a Great State," hut which
he renders with a seriousness and
an importance that produces an un
We are little concerned about Mr.
Blease or his acts or his talk, but
when a man as ridiculous, as comi
cal, as grotesque, as droll, as ab
surdly vain as he is gets into the
limelight he is sure to furnish bet
ter material for newspaper para
,?,aphs than for serous denunciation,
much as he would prefer the latter
style of treatment. .
DYNAMITERS MAKE WRECK.
Ma?y Buildings, Including City Hall,
Are Shaken at Spokane.
Dynamiters wrecked the office of
the Sun Employment Agency on
Front Avenue Spokane. The ex
plosion shook scores of other build
ings, including the city hall, f??r
blocks away. The entire street with
in a block each way of the employ
ment agency was littered with broken
glass, wood and section of corrugat
ed iron, of which the walls of the
buildings was composed. N one
was injured although a number of
persons were in the Immediate vicini
ty. The damage is estimated at sev
eral - thousand dollaars.
Killed by Automobile.
At Atlanta, Miss E. A. Edwards
was killed and her sister, Mrs. A. E.
Dobbs, was seriously injured Tues
day night when they were struck by
an automobile just as they stepped
off a street car in West End. Ed
Haynes, the chauffeur driving the
machine, was placed under arrest.
Pair of Young Foolish (iiiis.
The lure of the stage led two
young sirls to run away from Wilkes
Barre, Pa., according to the poiice
of Jersey City, who Tuesday night
arrested them there with a young
man who, they say, had offered to
serve as their pilot in a theatrical
Marine Ends His Life.
At Beaufort Edward Montgomery,
a marine, committed suicide at tht>
"uaval station .Monday night about
10 o'clock. It seems for the past
few weeks he has been despondent,
and this possibly caused his act.
Value of Farm Buildings.
The value of farm buildings in
South Carolina in 1900 was $2C,
9."?G,000 and in 1910 the figures show
that they are valued at $62,902,000.
This speaks well for the South and
especially the farmer.
Lynching in Arkansas.
Nathan Lacey, a negro, who, it Is
stated is charged, attacked Mrs Tho
mas Cox at her home, near Forrest
City, Ark., Tuesday, was taken from
the local prison by a mob and
DBER 19, 1911.
DON'I WANT TAG
Progr?SMve Wing of the Republican
Party Declares For La Folltllee
SAY HS IS LOGICAL MAN
Two Hundred Members of the In
surgent Party Meet in Convention
in Chicago to Outline Plans For
Campaign to Defeat President
Taft in the. Convention. '
The two hundred progressive Re
publicans in their first national con
ference at Chicago on Monady in
dorsed Senator Robert M. La Fol
lette of Wisconsin for president and
declared in favor ot a direct pri
mary as a means for the expres
sion of a presidential choice.
The indorsement came in the
shape of resolutions framed in part
by James R. Garfleld, former sec
retary of the interior, who, it was
held by the delegates, appeared as
expressing the views of Theodore
Roosevelt and who it was feared
who oppose a declaration in favor
of any individual. Mr. La Follette's
indorsement went through without
a hitch, however.
A resolution followed a day of
La Follette enthusiasm in which his
name was cheered repeatedly when it
was mentioned by a dozen speakers.
Contrary to expectation, the confer
ence was concluded in one" day,
most of the delegates left the city,
and the progressive ^programme
outlined for tomorrow will be de
voted to support of iState and local
candidates and conditions.
The resolutions were framed by a
subcommittee of five and were re
vised by Mr. Garfield and Congress
man Irwine L. Lenroot of Wiscon
sin. John E. Little of North Caro
lina was a member of the subcom
mittee. The resolution read:
"The progressive movement is a
struggle to wrest the control of
government in the State and the
nation from th representatives of
special privilege and restore them
to the control of the people. The
issue is the same in all the State,
though the problem may be pre
sented in different ways
"In the national field, the con
trol of government by special priv
ilege is evidenced by the influence
and power of the reactionary leath
ers in both parties in checking of
preventing the enactment of pro
gressive policies pledged by the Re
publican party. ,
"The present- condition of uncer
tainty in business in intolerable and
destructive of industrial prosperity.
It is worse than idle to leave a
question of whether great business
enterprises are legal or not merely
to judicial determination. Industrial
corporations should by affirmative
legislative enactment he given defi
nite rules of conduct by which busi
ness shall be made safe and stable
while at the same time the inter
ests of the public should he fully
safeguarded. We seek constructive
legislation not destructive litiga
"We favor the ascertainment of
the choice of Republican voters asj
to candidate for president by a di
rect, primary vote, held in each
State pursuant to the statue, and
where no such statue we urge that
the Republican State committee
provide that the people be given the
right to express their choice for
"Robert M. La Follette of Wis
consin years ago found conditions
in his State not unlike those of the
nation today. Under his leadership
all opposition was overcome and j
there was enacted in Wisconsin a
system of laws that stand as models
for legislation In all States of the
"The record of Senator La Fol
letto In State and nation makes
him a logical candidate for presi
dent of the United States. His
character, his courage, his record
couage, his record of constructive
legislation and admisistative ability
meet, the requirements for leader
ship such as present conditions de
"This conference indorses him as
a candidate for the Republican j
nomination for president, and urges
that in ail States orgaizations be
formed to promote his nomination."
Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Ne
braska sen.t the biggest delegations
out side of Illinois and the indorse-1
ment of the Wisconsin man became
appaent early in the day. Senator
Clapp of .Minnesota made the key-'
"I believe," he said, "this gn?nt
uprising that is making itself felt
from ocean to .ocean will lose its
force in internal discord unless we
take a symbol around which to ral
"Senator La Follette is in him
self a platform that represents the
A national organization built on
the lines of the usual political or
ganization was outlined. The plan
included the naming at a later date
of State, county, and precinct com
mittees and officials.
Popular subscriptions to finance
the campaigns came as a sugges
tion from Rudolph Spreckles of
California which was adopted by
the finance committee.
"The people must be made to un
A?TOS IN THE STATE
REPORTS SHOW OVER FIVE
The Greatest Number Are Owned
in the Counties Having Improved
The State says that automobiles
and good roads go hand in hand is
shown by reports that have been re
ceived at the State department of
agriculture from the various coun
ties of the State
The greatest number of miles of
improved highway are found in the
oounties h^vvn,?; the largest num
ber of automobiles.
The reports from thirty-seven
counties show that 5,355 automo
biles have been registered since
1906. The reports show that from
July 15, 1910, to September 1,
1911, there were 1,868 automobiles
registered in' the State.
Greenville county leads the State
in the number of automobiles, there
being 419 in that county. The fol
lowing shows in the number of au
tomobiles in each county of the
Abbeville . 109
Beaufort ?./ 27
Calhoun.. . ' 55
Charleston .Zl. . 380
Chester .,. 118;
Chesterfield . 109
Colleton . 20
Dorchester .i. 19
Fairfield .~.. 30
Florence.i.. w. . . 241
Georgetown . , . . 41
Greenville. ./.. . ?LL9
Greenwood ..TT. . . ^36
Ha-upton .f. . 31
Kershaw . .. 77
Lancaster . .... 59
Lexington .?. 118
Marlboro . rP ' 379
Orangeburg .}\)... 219
Pickens.? .. . .|.. . S3
Richland .0~ . . 332
Saluda . .?... 26
Spartanburg.4 ... 308
WARSHIPS POUR SHELLS.
Battle Fought Wednesday Along the
Water Front of HanKow.
A general engagement between the
Chinese revolutionary army and the
imperial forces was precipitated on
the water front at Hankow, China,
Wednesday by the attempt of Admir
al Sah Chen Ping to land a large
body of troops for the reinforcement
of Gen. Chang Piao. Chang Piao,
who although offically dismissed by
the Pekin government, still retains
his command, was entrenched with
several hundred of the old provin
cial army in the native city close to
the foreign concessions. It was just
day break when Admiral Sah order
ed his .cruisers to disembark their
soldiers near Chang Piao's position.
The revolutions ' ie Wu Chang
fortifications immeJh cely shot fire
with their artillery. The gunboats
In tlie river replied with a rain of
shells and diverted the attention of
the Wu Chang artillerymen, effectual
ly covering the landing. Scattered
bodies of revolutionists on both sides
of the river joined in the fighting
and by mid-forenoon it was estimated
that 2,00 imperial troops anJ nearly
10,1)00 rebels were engaged. The
warships used up a largo quanity of
ammunition, but the effectiveness of
thoir fire was hampered by the fear
ol endangering the foreign conces
sions. All the foreign warships in
the river sent ashore marines to pro
tect foeeign interests.
Profits From Chester Truck.
J. T. Bass of the Baton Rouge
section of Chester County from a
three-four-aere watermelon patch
this year realized $122.55 from the
sale of watermelons, besides having
plenty to oat. .Mrs. D. E. I!ass of
the same neighborhood realized $12
05 from tomatoes raised on an acre
row, besides having plenty for home
Dispute Causes Tragedy.
Will Dent. Iving near Columbus.
Miss., shot and killed John Brown
lee, a prominent planter Monday
night and was himself shot and
killed by Babe Brownlee, a brother
of the victim. A part of the charge
from the shotgun used by the negro
also killed his wife.
derstand that this is their fight,"
telcgaphed Mr. Speckles.
"Let the average citizen's dollar
take the place of corporations and
you have an organization that will
The finance committee ordered a
popular subscription in each State
and recommended the appointment
of five men to outline means of ar?
pealing to the public.
Resolutions regretting the death
of Justice Harlan were adopted.
TWO CENTS PER COPY.
THEY ARE BUSY
Anarchic Pet Dynamite Under Tl<$
Tafi's Train Was to Use.
AFTER GOVERNORS 10?
Anarchists Plot Not Only to Kill
President Taft, But Also the Gov
ernors of Three American and
Two Mexicans States Who Were
To Hold a Conference.
Anarchists seem to be getting
busy out West. Thirty-six sticks of
dynamite was found under the CaLr
tan viaduct, 20 miles north of San
1 ta Barbara, Cal., several hours be
fore Pesident Taft's special tain
passed over the bridge en route to
Los Angeles Tuesday morning. The
dynamite was found after the watch
man engaged in a revolver battle
with two men who escaped.
The dynamite was discovered at
2 o'clock ?iri,t morning. The pres
ident's train passed over the bridge
at 5 o'clock. The night watchman
saw two men on :he bridge shortly
before 2 o'clock. They were at the
opposite end of the 1,000 foot span
and ran when ordeed to halt. The
watchrns.n huried across the bridge
firing several shots, which were re
After the pair had escaped the
watchman returned to the bridge and
began an investigation. Near the
center of the span, lodged on one of
the supports of the viaduct, 'he found
the 3G sticks of dynamite with a 10
foot fuse attached to one of the
sticks. He left the find untouched,,
going immediately to Santa Barbara
and notifying the officials.
A dispatch from El Paso, Texas,
says an arrest has been made in con
nection, it is alleged, with a plot
which Mexican secret service officers
declare had been formed to assassi
nate the three American, and two>
Mexican Govenors who are to meet
in that city for a conference next
When the alleged anarchist, whose
name is withheld, was arrested, he
attempted to shoot the El Paso de
tective who seized him. A stubborn
fight ensued. Other suspects are he
Tho Mexican secret service men
claim that a band of anarchists have
gathered at El Paso and formed def
inite plans to murder Gov. Colquitt
of Texas and the Govenors of Arizo1
na,-New Mexico, Sonoa, ?nd Chihua
hua during their visit to the city.
Abram Gonzales, Governor of Ohi
huahua, is said by the detectives to
be the special object of the attack.
Gonzales is a greaj, jovial f^Jow,
almost as big as President Taft. He
was Madero's Secretary of War
during the insurrection against Diaz,,
and had his headquarters at Et Paso.
He was elected Governor last Au1
gust. He declared that in r;iture Mex
ico was to be the land oi walth for
poor men, but he has made himself
unpopular with the aristrocracy by
crushing monopolies and among cer
tain classes by putting down gambo
Col. Glenn, commander at Fort
Bliss, and the police chiefs of El
Paso and Jauez, held a long con
ference to-day. The Executives are
welcome here as El Paso's guests,
and will be carefully guarded.
FLAPS OVER TO WILSON..
A Republican Newspaper Bolts Its
Party for Him.
A Sacrameno, Cal., dispatch says
[the Sacramento Union has ccnie out
(strong for Governor Wilson, Demo
jcrat, of New Jersey, for President in
11912. The Union .ras always been
! Republican and was still supposed to
I be Republican at least, but it has
.?nuounced 'that it is independent and
believes the best tiling for tho nation
is to defeat the Republican party.
It extols President Taft, but doubts
the wisdom of re-electing him. Tho
country needs a staple, and a respon
sible government and in the present
condition of the Republican party
this can only be obtained through
Deadly Hot Supper Begin.
Walter Cobb, colored, lies at tho
point of death as the result of four
pistol shot wounds received at tho
hands of one Jim Howland, also col
ored. The shooting occurred Satur
day night some two or three miles
south of Alken, and followed a dis
pute which had arisen at. a hot sup
per at. the home of Howland.
Burned His Three Victims.
Gov. Kitchin, of North Carolina,
has offered a reward for Will Mcln
tyre, wanted in Rutherford county
lor a most notable series of crimes;
He operated a blockade dist.ilcry,
and now it is believed that he com
mitted three murders for the purpose
of robbery, and burned tho bodies of
his victims in the furnace of his dis
White Fiend Attacks Child1.
.1. K. Jones, a white married man,
is under arrest in Rocky Mount,
charged with attacking Athcl Rice,
thirteen-year-old girl, while she
was returning homo from school.