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void. ~:.' .~ MxNNIN, .~S. ~., "WEDNESDAY,. -_A~t "20.1 '184K, ~ ..NO
TILE RULE -OF TE RWLE..
MURDEROUS M98. MIG.TY
NEW 0RLEANS. -
reo Laborera Buwhe rd While at Work
FpoS ShIp9-Cowirdly Polle Skulk in
Cor1ers-Weak o4cri;Ina mceers.
NE ORLE.cNs, March 12.-There
were ten seperate knd distinct-riots here
today both prolnbly resultiir from
the sae plan. Oine occurred on'tuhe
river front near -the French mar-et.
h hi n eer was'loading
-heepe sp flLL
for verpoo. Th& other oc-mrred
abou our ailes distant, in. th~e direc
tion Carrollton,.at the foot of Phil
p t. Onlv one man,- William
- Ogm 11, colored, was killed in the
lat air. The names of the dead
ai-e 4ollows: -
aWm Catipbel, colored, James
aCrr. an4 two unknown-negroes
- .whogve not been identged.
Ttwo ~~ ded aie:' Jaties. A. Bane,
of the steame Engineer, dan
v wounded. Henry Broin. col.
recover; Leoh'ar Mallard.
oesince died -.Tire P sen, col
ored, yrecov:is olored
w vdr; Billy Williams, colored.
Mwi ver:Frank Lighthall, colored
shg'h wQunded: Robert Brooks,
white, ot Iz* the leg, not .dangerous.
Ri a tif eight weW wounded.
-Doub a number of other negroes
were sihtly wdunded. 'but ran away.
and ~ t beidentified. All the com
mercia ies are in session..to ' ght,
with ( ernor-Foster, -present de
vise e ~ means -oa. en4'.g: the
The ng in one case was done by
a mob hite men nliumbering about
twoh who. were armed with
-pistolg d Winehpster rifles. The
n_' re aboutato steart to work
at that ntwhen white me -ap
proached rom all directions. .: A
wr'~e. and -many took sitions
ho cars' and. volley
~o~ll intothe -negroes. Those
vwe ihf'scene sav that it re
mi4 ~de of a battlefeld, so fast
and furious was the firing. The ne
grNivere 'ven no quarter, and were
shot do -e dogs. Not only iNere
the darki ot down, but several in
nocent suffered.'Aihaug those
kinll' Jules Olice Carabe a
Sshoer hpbappened to'bei'the
vicinity. es- Bane the purser of
the Engin was stan ing on the Ie
vee near p when the attack was
made, id -e6ceived four wounds,
teei m 'ad and another in- th
arm., He fired upon by several:
megho ed over th hleads of po
lic~eee. '.were kneeling behind
somne st on the edge. of the
*hares-nds may prove fatal
9 As ziears be stated, 1he shoot
goceri' a- few minutes after 7
o'Cock 'ti: orning. There was a
deiia fVg g andthis afforded
1 a- ex&V.llent chance to
y work' At .the;time
y six poli embn o the.
Miesaan weeo arests -
were. s badly 14 -
-.b regm of two *paraes. -A
arge n of men appeartd at.the
coener of- ',e street, anc equally
as large a cabe from: the corner
IM.t. Corporal Devan
,ey. who.- in chaige of th.e hand;
full of en, ordered the mobto
disers~,. o attention was paid to
hi'nd ob began to~row larger
eve miu Suddenly a shot was
fired.. ~it a starting qffelt on
themen fistrepor wasidlpw
ed by ye. shots and the&.4he
firingneral. The smoke i.nd
the fog~ocah made the scens~ al"
most 4aht. Th negroes were
on 'pand Mdijust comn
he tarpaulins.og atch
No z,. ~n attack-.was.made.~ The
negres wre en completely by sur
pnse~eeyabottlike a .lot of
wild~a dtheir cries were piti
-ful. t]any hit refaige aboaid-the
shpwhile ran down the wliarf
and made th pe.One nego,-it
sipossible 'tthie-ziumber of
- shots fired, b ijtis said that tere
- 'Were about t hundred. After the
~~bloody work, 'eren -hurried; off as
fata hyh(cne The attackers
fired recklessl all sides, not caring
.whom they t. The white men
- -.icame in a -movino . alozio the
-levee uptow* oles.&Afte their
-departure, s-- mumiber of police
mzdercomm-- f Sergeant Day mnade
their app''? on the scene and
elegred the N of the large crowds
-:Itewasian t many men had
beenwouind "'sedea1killed, and
a'seadiaS! e for these persons.
biy~the plhce tihers. Carabe'ewas
fondded banquette in-front
ofone of the windows. of Lion's
e lothing store e cornir of St. Ann
-and Decatur st Blo~xod~was gush
i ngfrom a wou'nd in his head
and he was qi. d. No one seem
ed to know ho where he wasshot.
He had beenr g back to St. Ann
*greet; and -j -he reached 'the
- -b bnguett he: and fell head
* ongto the pa t and exoired a
few, mingites .Seraean, t v3eron
- thhe redu his~ precinct to
tescene, had bodies of two ne
-groes sent to th rguiein the patrol
* wago. ~ One of negroes wasfound
~:on the-levee. at ead of St. LOUIS
street. The.m -dead and layin
a-pool of blood. 'T, <iame from a
wound in his hea4 T~e;wound; was a
large- one. The was running
from the scene o'*shootino. The
- b ther- body was d s'ome <Yistance
away'from the fi~ He had crawled
unidr an-eleat ~and there died.
* weas not dscote until some time
later. Nosoneinf vincinity knew
the names of the d 'ien.
Purser Bane was tot given half a
.chantce for his life. He was on the
swharif attendino.tge business when
&thehehilte'ni a~d nd began fir
- eg J2 was abottgo ib'dard the
vessel fof fety whn he -was fired
; -utpon.. ,ghree pohiezen wereime
dilifroniti of.Bane -and they
& -knelt , nand. -ete ter-ror-stricken.
Onie man shoved teral of a pistol
in close proximity ton. 1alie's head
and fired. He puflehe trigger again1
twiee and thepur. , bleeding.. An
- othei'man shot Mne in the right
- arm. Captain Wocz4fthe Engineer,
.had just gotten up Yin the shooting
pecurred. He hurv dressed him
-self'iad came on de Captain wood
-saw most of ite co - He-says that
- them was firing froil sides and the
scene was life a ba~leld. It was a
w,%i1 d scene, the like cj hich was never
After the shoot aptatin Wood
picked up Mr. Bane caled a cab.
M. Bane was sent *ehospitail to!
w talking to a reporter
106k occasion to score the police and
-ad' r' Ftzpatrick. lie said that
was.au infernal outrage that the iie
gros %wee not protectu. Mayor Fitz
patrick appeared on the scene soon
afte-r the riot and Cap-tain Wood paid
h7is eiplimeuts to liis Honor in un
measuied teirns. M:.yor Fitzpatric%
had hurried to the secen as fast a
possibe and directed the police officers.
Actibg Superintendent Journee alst
arrived on the-seene in due time.
"Die mayor was very -much disap
poin ted when iold that there were nc
Arrest made. he called the )olice to
gether and told them in a . '-m tone
that whenever they saw - man fire a
shot to get that man of all hazards.
Continuing he said: "Yc - men walk
ilbng the wharf, and if you see aa
one whom you think took part in the
shooting arrest them."
The negroes fired upon were in the
employ of Stevedore Geddes. of the
Harrison line of steamer. It is said
that the iason that there was not suf
ficient foice of police on hand at that
hour was that the hour. to begip. work
was 7:30 o'clock and tle police had re
ceived orders to report at that time.
There was only a handful of men on
the scene at the time of the shooting.
The wharf at * this point is almost to
tally covered with freight and nearby
are a number of box cars. The major
1 of the attackers concealed them
sves behind these obstructions.
For a State' Exhibit.
CoLmIBrA, March 14.-The work of
arranging a creditable exhibit for
South Carolina at the Atlanta Exposi
tion is taking defnite 'and satisfactory
shape. A special meeting of the cen
tral committee was held here tonikht
and matters were generally talked
over and a programme of work map
ped out. The committee through its
cbairman, Governor Evans, issued the
*To the people of South Carolina and
to the boards of county commissioners
for the Atlanta Exposition: At a meet
ing of the central State committee
charged: with the "Anagement and
supervision of the State exhibit held
here today the following plan was
1st. Mr. E. L. Rehe has been selec
ed as State commissioner with full
power to collect and arrange the ma
terials .contributed by the various
counties for said exhibit.
d. -Each-ounty in the State is ex
pected to contribite the sum of three
hundred doflars to a general State
fund foi the'purpose of securing and
arranging the exibit.
3d. The county boards are - expected
to meet as soon as practicable, at their
espective county seats, perfect their
oranization and groceed to collect
and forward to the State commissioner
any and all products, minerals,-woods
azid manufactured articles they 'may
desire placed-in theii county exhibits.
They will be notified by Commission
er Roche of the time and place to sbip
such articles. The county commission
ers charved especially with the coflec
tion of t&1e amount of money assessed.
4th:. The co-operation of all manu
facturing: industrial and educational
institutions is urgently requested, as
it is especially desirable at tiis exhibi
tion to fully set. forth any exhibit of
South Carolina's progress as the lead
er of the South in these direction.
5th. Recognizing the invaluable aid
of the womehn of the State in arousing
the spirit of superiority inherent in
S'outh Carolinians, we ask their co-op~
eration in this work and especially
their aid in collecting the necessary
funds to carry out tais patriotic un
4th. The financial management has
ben placed ificharge of M essrs. An
drew bimmionds, E. H. Pringle and
. H. Sparkman. of Charleston. S. C.
to whom all remittances should be
7th. Any further information may
be had from Commissioner E. L.
Roche, of Charleston, S. C., or the
-This: exhibit should he~ creitable to
the State. and it rests iyon ths citi
zens, individually and collectively. te
see to it that South Caroliians visit
ing,the Exposition are not allowed-to
feel ashamed of our place in the :pic
In the absence of any Legislative
appropriation we are dependent entir'e
ly upon the ptriotism of our p le,
and n ap'lg to itlIam satisfi *of
a hearty response.
JoHN GAR Eviss,
Governor and Chairman of the Board.
Commnissioner Roche will get tc
work at once. A. iK.
- Spying out the Land.
ATLANTA, GA., March 11.-A -com
niittee from the Massachusetts Legisd
ture, consisting of four Senators anid
eight Representatives, is in Atlstifa,
visiting the cotton mills for the purpose
of reporting the causes fortheremoval
of N ew England capital to the Pied
mont region. Vice President Hemp
hill and a committee from the Cotton
States and International Expositi'n
~meet the visitors this morning and con
.ucted them to the Exposition Cotton
.Mills, the Atlanta Cotton Mills, and~
te Elsas and May Mills, where opera
tions were inspected in detail, and
many questions were asked and an
swered. This afternoon the committee
drove the visitors out to the Exposi
tion grounds and explained the plani
for the great Fair. The Missachnftts
gentlemen stated that they would re
turn to their State and endeavor-to
and endeavor to seenure .an
approropriation for a Massachnsett
building at this Exposition. They
were thorouowhly enthused with the
-prospects of the~Cotton States and In
ternational Exposition. Vice Presi
dent Hemphill has invited the visitors
to meet with the executive committee
of the Exposition to-morrow afternoon
at 4 o'clock. It is belieyved that this
conference will result in therepresenta
tion of Massachusetts at the Exposition.
The Seaboard Air Line Railway Coin
pany today applied for 7,5090:square
feet .of space for their exhibit at the
Cotton States and Internati'onal Ex
psition. It is proposed-to intake an
elaborate display of the resources of
the portions of Virginia. North' Car
olina, South Carolina and Georgi:
traversed by this line.
- Killsi Hhnself
NEW ORLEANS, March 14.-F.~A
Daughtry, who murdered sCharle
Chambers in a quarrel over.,business
ditliculties on Monday on Red River
Bridge. committed suicide in his cel
in Caddo jail last ev-ening by severnng
his ju-rular veiu with. a small kmfle.
Both mnen were prominent. Chamwnbe
for years resided in Gaiusville, Texas
and' was cashier of a natiorri :bata
there. IHis brother, Frank Cham~bers;
is a mendI~er of thy irir of .Rpdgers.
Peet & Co., New: York.' Ddughtra
FIRED OX THE :L
-A SPANISH INSULT'TO AN AMERICAN
The Allianca, From Colon to New York
Chased Of1 Cuba by a-spanlsh Warship.
and Repeatedly Firod Upon"An'-Inter
"NEW YORK,..Mar;9n 13.-The mail :
steamer Allianca of the New York and
Colon line, which : yied sterday, -
was nred upon and cnlaseC by a--Span
ish gunboat when off the' east -eTid of
Cuba on March S. The.affair -is likely c
to lead to international complications..
The owners of the line are very in
dignant at the insult, and say they
will demand a. reason for the attempt, i
to stop an American ateamshipion the,.
high seas in times of peace: Tha.iol
lowing letter has Bee!i sent-to Secreta
ro the Hon. Walter Q. Greshlam, See
retary of State: -- -. -
Sir: The Amerinan mail steamship
Allianca, under my command, while]
on her homeward. bound voyage from
Colon, R. C., to New York-, was 'on
the morning of 3March.8 of the east
end of Cuba. At 6:30 o'clock a bark- I
entine-rigged steamshipt was sighted
under the'land bearir.g - directly for '
us. At 7:15 she set ner colors, ' prov- t
ing to be a Spanish gunboat. Ilimme- 2
diately ordered the American ensign x
hoisted on the Allianca and salited s
the Spaniard, which salute was duly a
returned by her. I then. salnted once I
more and supposed it was atfan 'end. t
But about five minutes later the a
Spaniard fired. a blank cartridge and c
a few minutes later anothei' one, -fol- N
lowed shortly afterward by three solid t
shots, all of which fell shbrt 'of the c
Allianca. but showing' c6nblusively s
that theSpaniard was firing at us. I c
being fully six miles off shore and on I
the high seas paid. no furiftier attention s
to the Spaniard, but kept"'upon- my r
course. The Spaniard kept up the. t
chase; although gradually. di-opping I
astern, fully twenty-five miles. . ]
I desire to know it the Spaniard had t
any right to fire on my ship, with the
probable chince- of endangering the t
lives of the.passeno'ers and crew under I
my charge, and co' pe-e to heave to e
as he probabl.y intended. t
I'respeetfully ask -for information I
on that. subject' as I did not. ' d.do t
notpgp9ose to heave to-thereby I sin& h
tin dimyvbyageto. oblige Sp.iar.- m
gun is or au'g othei's,excepm case d
of distress.. . Respectfully, V
JES A.. CRo SN,.
.'he-story told by the ship's..fficers, 3
is. thatat davlio'bt last Friday .nor- r
ing at about 63(f o'clock, while going 1
throughthe Windivard*Passage froin F
the Carribean'Sea to -the Atlantic,
ship was seen coming out.from andxe?
the-land of Cape Maysi, the ete'n- I
point of Cuba: IThestranger laid ..er
course with the evident object of* - i
she hoi4.ted the Aiie an& elimson
collors, whicet taken0 with -her, buildjfJ
and general appearance.left nq.d bt,
in the i6gids'of -those aboard $he .- .
;ancastit she *i a Spanish.
war. 1 b soonkr'weredhe gu..lt s
colors sidii afher'ditzen Ped. taii
Captain.Crosstnah of the ,UUAnMr- -
dered the stars and -stripes touiholst
ed on. the jad statffover .the tIf'r'ail
.and..dipped th'e timesd a salute~. 'The e
marme' couitesiwas returned in 'kind.
by rihe wairship a'nd the 'Alliatnca& en',.
sigg was unbent fronm its. halfards d
land stowed away,. Kydly had this I
-been.accop'pished thant the'panair3 '
agamn displaye'd'his -eolors, a,nd, .a~s a ?2
.mark of ext ' pohiteuess, .Captaiw
Crossrfai ordered the..Allanca'> tlae ~
to-be t u V'anixi agia'. andi
adfinowledoe and; .;,hn to ther htter'
a niiehfTo-hoses abod'fae-Kmet-a
icait steamler, .a blai4 shdi vas- fire& '
froiii one' of .the-zwar..esseYs foirward .~
port 'g'uns'.--- ... -- ~ -
Th-e-shnt"was pprebabty inuehnas an
invitatioir- to the~ A.lliane&"to 'heave t
to, but Captainiro sx~ai'ha-d ng -in
tention of obeying the lut~ ifiiois. He i
re'I't~eeeend.flQicer Russell, '
'nio *ds onr.duty on .the bridge: "The ~
S aniudeeto% firing" a shot;"1
' d then cahini~ p s(to 'his '-cour'ser. -
&oonanothaer~blank - s6t 'as fired, t
Which -heatptsn ~-ts-by- saying- E
"All-rig'ht lti Yoot.'" 'A th
shot was'4red4 lbut tfi ' ime'- it was. A
Wot inearnere.. .It das- "Asolid ashot.
aird not a . harpyless 'blank -cartridge C
--whichthe-.gunboat nekt charged her ~
port bow rifle, and.'he 'yawed frog '
her-course.thatthe gun might be aim- ')
ed at the Yankee merchantman.. -'The' j
course 9f .thshot could- be seen avlel1
it richochetted along tne water befodie
fmally going to the bottom.. a full
qureof a mild short of..its mark.
Still.Qatain. Crosnian keptihis course. ~
and waited or the gunboat to over-?
take~himi if it 'could. The black smoke
begaii. tdpo1inefrom the gunboat's fui
.neL aiic the water around her .bowj~o
heap gp in'e'ivay that showed tlhafhert
fires, werdbeing vigorously stoked diia :t
steamh fo~icd up to its highest limit. '1
The gdfiboat fired again,.~ten minntes' i
late id -still again .after indther'
equil i'ntervil of. time. .pu-t observa
tiontihrough -the glasszhowed tha4..
she'wds gradually.. fadlling asten, n
aflter a chaselasting~fully. twentyd4ive
miles. ghe gve it up and laid a yy on'
her course. -. - - ..
Cabiain Crossman..was very- in~dig -
pant ov e4 the occurence when his ship -
was tied up-this aftennoqn. He said:.
'We were from six to-eight miles- -oif,
share when the occurrence took'place,' .
aiidn-otiin-Spanish jurisliction at:.-alL.
We wei'e to the 'southward of.a Cuba,
when he first'sighted. the warship and
far away from"r Gauntangmno, where I
ble.in thatcon~ntry.. ' had seenuin.the
Panama Sfar and iferalki, of February
28, --before. I sailed from Colon, a dis
patch 'from iParik which~siid' thit ad
vices..f.r6rh Niadrid told 'th~t -it was;,
known tliat'a: -considerabl ' ody of. 4
'uoops had. been seilt to* the disturbed
provinc'es'and that gunboats iv.-erx
ising aloryg the eastern coast~of.fuba
in ordfer to:prevent the, landing caf fili
bu's'tfs? 'In consequence, I took ...ari
~ticular pains to keep.o-tf my ordinary
coui,, Iiikually past within a m~l'ecof -
1of Cape in~si but orirthis teip' I was
'fiem.fourto four' and i' ha'if' miles
-fr-om the S$;nish shOrei' .
"If I .had been' 'within' on'e marinme
leaguc-of shore, I wduld haf.r stogped'
m-j'shib, but I was not and hebla: o j*
rih to .stop. me. Wxe-were-ggy
along~ at our usual speedsI'of tlu-rte'en'
Knots When -we met thie whip and
.weketai up. Althoudah he red up)..
e :couhiidt mua-ke u3I'-e 'than abgut
11 inosawe' ~glowit adroppedi
ern.: .hnp e' he- auted to
lleL. Wb~mthorivauid prtige Ul- a'
Wail ,*6dt' ihe--is~faluab& in this.j
ruiiboatr . Besides anyone witi half
lie eye of.z seaman could, pe that
his was anprdinary passeuersteaier
fith wings spread fore and aft. just
;nli abo her.;busidss. He .iteo
as tilbwe were so iar- away we
datread thienri Itinay be --
-,Ihip wras-a .e Ow oYTlhat sinuon:*
h'e ting.tihat'makes it'ook that y
s ',eat~kie Pliip was painted -fIeh
,nd .hee bottma secihed very clea.
L'hey alwvay paint their ships on their
hipson.tbat station'- white. . But he
:onld easily have seen -that this was
lot the.k.ina of. slip for a filibuster.".
Capauin Crossma% is ihetenior com
naudtr of the-- Oolombian'.Ine and:
ommodore hi-filt..' H4 was-'in
ompaand . 4f th4 'Brazilian. warship
.monican. whica wa the remodel ed
xsio ship, Brit4:iita; but'a broje
n leg forceti him to leave. th' :BtIazil
an service aiid' he- returned hom'e
ram . Iartingue -
. 'Mk, LANE'S ADDRESS.
kn Important Communication to the Cot
ATHENs, kla,- 1aich 16.-Hon
lector D1. Lane,. president, 'df the
kmerican Cotton Growers ascjiiation
Las -issued- the. following address:.
"To the Cotton''Gro*ers of the
outh: I1Ish to call'* .itelitibA of
he. cottoa growers to the-.tat'ic
novement beng 'made by cotton ;na
lipulatofs- to delhide them into 'th
uicidal tct of again planting a large
4reage i cotton. That .uneasiness
.as been..felt in Liverpool fore sonte
ime in reference to a decreased %aere
ge goes without saying,and had these
onditions not have existed, cotton
alues would have been lower than
hey have been; p.nd iow, as thei 'end
>f the season is at hand and. the'
taple is substantially out of the hands
f the farmer, these aentlemen; who
Lave represented the %ear elertent for
o many mofiths, while ' otton - Was
aoving in large vo.pe!, now, resort,
o this'ruse of runnmng values Up,sim
ly asa device to induce the fainer to
.lant more cotton tfianfossibly h in
ended. . . ..., . . . * ' '
. warn the farmers of the: Sduth.
hat this rise in the last f6vr days is
titious-; 'is the product of a cdnspfrea
y of the 'iffen to. .systegnatically' ret
he prodicer pf his -legitima gying
t is ePihuiQU gn'a - snare4o
e unsuspecting farmer; to inveigle
im into the toils.. of another three
aillion surplus,. so. that they can bear
,own values lower -thazi last season
ith an ipcreased surplage on and.
"Let t&'ie'iople beware. ,lt~is a B5ait
oD'ch those who will bite. . There is
Lo' .egitimate. reason., .hyn'for the
ie'in cottoi values. .',he,prouction
thxpeeaed the iost. sangum . ex
"Tlierefore #hese is the 'leiimPate
, eseforthis %iise, ,co t6nR'.sbbeI
edg at legiti;iate figar4s' t is
-p~ the samne .61J. . 'giider anld -fy?
ine, a redurrezisee-af '.farrfier ahd
id 'hrnco steerer,' a. 'I am corY
iginedlto esclaim:'*.' IloirTft
;-d: liov lon.' Is it to -be e'veYth'us.
to i people. are.to be wAdlid an'd
*I dent the. roposihionia . idef..1
9iiian-who-made it-thiA iri*%
tin jrddiice cottor "legitifxa ifd ,
ni *ith -any reas - W fT and
ait today the Southern cottoir grow
i--:--Tmean; .literally" he'~'ma'h ..who
.s thetroid; the" infortunate-who1
pulls the bellicord ove'r'the nmftta ed'
aule'-is awet realiziig .12 cents a ay
bi his laor. the. eir ~roind-. And,
hat is to be the fat-e -of dhis. man .f
otton goes down 1 o"'1Pcents this
11, ithich-is aiot at .413 .improb:Me
.ani we recogrnize the conditions tl:at
"'nfrontaius and tak,inosidera
e' the fact thaat ws'haxd a-~ most phe.
.nanal serasoi iforpicking og cro~
is' last'sesobi; aad its alsgicatiqu
a'hi hdr than ever w4g Edy
nyvrdngoe ow midahnot
..b-tll, it aver'aged, r 'ns
be'.ensurn" season~of. 1~J'1,''' we.1
ave' a rainy or ' m~p tou's gaher
aseason, '..otton.. in -,- b~ilitf
iil grade lower,-and4...' aiN will
ave..agecurrence of th'esn of
b88 whpn weadasuperabunda, ce
f the poorer qualities. 1We could
ben expect'the sameerelatiye.. dige
nwich must.of-course rssult lii
nsiderably reducedtrrs 'from'the
diol1e cudcp. . .-.
''I ihio~ thernmist earsaiteioff
aveat, that you maymiqt 'e eli
>y thisewolf in, sheep's' clahng,~ of'
o'other words thi's bear in bull cloth
iCorktiri, . -. March4.--Attort
ey.Geeral Barber "retuxangd to 'the~
iy to-day' ITt speki .of .the' reo'
stratiori affiaavit blans *he safl
'My attention .has'.been c~llec~td th'e'
etter of Mr. E. A. Webster hii'eference
o the blank affidavitf:4f I had noJced
hat. any 'of the-iiewspapers had i'4
orted me as sayingW-tht -I furiiiwid
r. sawy thia...Mr. --Webster *'otb
ogies.. ofthe form, I 'sh6uld"
Lave, *' cdrrecte-d'- the' .. staitsfiei
nmmiditeli.2 When-'-Mt. Wets'ee
Eas in nfy ffice ip th'e eai-ly' part of
ebruary,.it the course of. conversa-.
ibn he statedthat if te -could. .get: thie
oi'm hewould lhave-'blad~s printed. I
al not .have''forms t'eady'-in dne~ :time'
r4.n thejth of.Februar. HBe 'wrgde~
ce a~letter;'in whidh -he'sidf ee:
int our.coger'sationinyour office,
lease'iiiformd mie where I can reqeive,
supplyof the.forzpg prepame~by ou
of1 registratloniOf yotes nnder' the last
Lfofthe.gipktn ~ ; if.gonveni
nt' ol-eo f u* wouild
end me an'copy,tat: may have a
upply printed.' W'hen'the forms were
ead'y and tprned over toSecretary of
tate to be fur'nisheil to the supejs
rs Sor thi' gidang, a letter was'
iri-tn toMr. Webster rdferrhi-g rMo
o he facti Both -in his. 5ofiversatien
'ith'nit''ab1 his letten above qdoted
tendicatfd jiS ilitentipn and eX pecta
ion of Jiating blanka - printed, . and
4ked fgr ~le form. i he...ttei- froi(
his of4..''merdy f6rihe .purpose
e for wardec 'to tt = .u ' Mso'r, 'and"
'otld -be eiqirda frn im'.'- If Mr.
ebster' 'took ,nio t s'- to secure the
1'rm- until the day~ reg~staation to
ein'it viasm'is f4.t,4 ''Ha. it. ben.
piige.nient-for ine to have:fanse
Ir...~ er~ -copies I,..s oul'd hiive
L)i>;ieJbg jsIs eid4 Mv. ,ra'.i ais
imon4at dited' f&r ti e. 'If Mr.
Vecbster misuietd t h.e ltter from
b" is iee I, -egr4it; 'dWas ignor
at of- the ,rql~ . of-' theh
V,4 ' one MA ''dspousiblec
ea4fy nothuij. it, .The law leis bl'p
STEPPED OUT . f II. LIrFE
REMARKABLE DISAPPE*RANCE OF A
Goo.- C. Vifug Steps Oui; of.His House.O1
Queen St'ret. on March 4 and h s Coin
C ai1sox, S. C., March 15.
mL' t 9 oqclo'dk oi -the mrniiY of1
the 4th of M-grh 'George C. .ningal
tair, walled out di hisIesideoces aL4.
61.Queen street, a4d nfqiiAtg has-been,.
gednri-ia1:4>' h1En snde.- .A- 2ore.
ret4rka.bld *e .in ysterious disap-1 1
pearicee nev - oocurzed- anywhere.]
and'eertainlyxa 'parallel to it has.not i
been heard of in (Tharleston-- in. any
years. -As the .iame indicates Mr..
Undug was of Gern'an --birth, but..,
cane to this city ~over a quarter of .a,
cntury a-n,.or'inatiy years he has
conductea well-known tailoring.es
tablishmert, hich Was patronized b
ianv well-kigwn Charleston-people.
Ile himself 'waspersotally well .knolvi(
tohnndflmlof people, and it a ears
allpost.inc.rgjile that heshouil p) e <
disa peared.. wthin'an hour so.,cpr
pe ^ thate . effort to discovex .a.
sin trace 6f' his whereabouts as
po naval ing- Yet-thisis a'sipi
gle statement of'what has occiirred.
Iii: lar'e ciies-.nen come and'fd 1
witlout freh lattention' being'.gi f'
t.theii idments... One figure more
or less i N* York, for y4ance,is'of I
littl* contegnence;. but.e'en there i I
wellAknodwzhan. cannot'drop instan- 's
tane aslfim the view'of his'hSs6ci
aestwithout leaving some trace f
himself. . IfTCharlestn'It is' far inore
rez~rustalleow a m=n 'ou'd step-out. I
6thiiglife whieh-has. surrdunded him(
withdut his family dr bisfriends being
able to give dny accoint of hite after
a -giveh' hour. Yet this is'exadtly f
wat'has happed in the case of t
erge'C0. -r ug. .. B~etween *9 and t
halfpast) MondV.y mrning. March
4th,.e'toM his wi tat he was going
out id thedty. He t.ok his hat and
coat 4dd stepped out into Queen street
and- at is absolutoly the last that she
has aesn orheard.of Rim. Eve .ef-; I
fort fa;been maie, b' his frien . .to j
distis-whebuts, bt the.
search has been -2
-* Th polike departgint toolethe mat
te u 'psome day2.ago; atid tlie- officers
hav'e ben ontheiookout for the miss-,
ingman, -but.hey. to have been una-.
btefdisco.M. trace f him.. - There
has evidently-beeg A. effort* made to
keep the matter quiet,' for very. few
people.,giew of Mr. ,Unfug's disap-*.
pearanceyest'erday A.teporter forb
ThesNe..od owirierheard of it'acci- 1
dentally f tn a 9entleman wvho for I
yeaia hathbee . a cidtomer ofthe miss
lnwjor ' lnvestigatiop was]
setPotaionfl. --r--Ugig's tail
b .-estbTsh'Mient used tQ be at 131 I
'stiebut wiwtn th4la't'fey
M n 1 etdher wAh. his ,fanii!
hamp to 61- ueen stseet,.. a t
litge h seVi --enrqt$
s the Tigh actidh I
esabs et at :6 fcofneQA Meefiffg
4 TI& i eItce ic e
equl* be sAAi at *69,.. uee si'eet. A' .]
o ri tl'hse .figuires protsd 'd t
e .entl=R-ad to a. aay -wlih 1
--,td the spartments.above the auc- 1
tia hous dtes~corner, and one -or
two li~tgjullsrupo4 a ball knob
brought two ortla-ee krighwtyed 'Iit' <
tle hidrentumbling over one another 2
down the steps aftd to the door. When<
M1% Tnfu- .was asked for 1-Ie word
was pased-kact be~teps fi-om one
hild to another.-that.'Mrs. Unfug was.
to be told.,thaet there was a-gentlemap 2
ho ws hedto'see lier.. A momentt
ater a little Womnanin amodest brown j
drgs appearaC44er liair -was~imost
wr'hte and upona~erfad',.which- was
v~er 4 *we'erraces. ot.thjiaixiety
anid-sg r hbch--sheshid7beeh en
dring fote$t tetrda, .,
Slug saine b.was Afstfug,.and i
wasti-uetat Mr i ig
He had left tie home en fonn
of' 4thr and.sherhad har 'nothinig j
o gm since. -Shie couid f'otinoleon* 3
je'etur.e~ 9f ni mwhereabots., ~ut'shr j
fre~gd t~iat'he was-dead. nee.-he. '
went ouit Nat~Imornipg.shie supposegl .
he 'h o'ne-out. to,.collect .bals. C
~ ente-ad~not .,e.tuirneT at dinner' 1
wereman -thingawlice mnl'h have 1
delagdi 'nme Wen .at.. 11talLk~u C
fasnot -srosy, byhis,,prog .
trited--bseneer but.,. n. thie__
hi- woeaway.a F' tirss~svtu
&o siti of him..her~fears were-agoie<:
He ne'fer-spenit 4the.nj~it'ahvy from
hoine. Next morning ghe-.confided
hr feafN to her family, and'- ixiquiries
weier mmde far and near; but that diat
arid .thenext draggefV ~iowly by-- and c
silt therewas no sigi o'f- her mnissino' t
1h haid. .,The...poIde wei-e .,notified t
anallybut-they tproli'd failedzjfid J
i. tr-ce of MrAnfug.'Sheihad wanted c
to notify The %ewsp~ai'd Oourier of her 1
husband's absence sonie'days agq, .but'*(
She hadndtheoryJp advance,.butghe I
fe~ hre~aaawas no l.oger<
aThi"e besould...th~ixik pf pioreason't
why'heh should remain'avay.
~I now,L shecntin'ued,. ."fhat re
cently he has.oecasionallg' drank' tf>
miich. Possibly he -wds'in thes.coh& '
itf6naiia emamned in it so lotjat I
he Mas. --ashamed tp, return; buiit -
don't ecai'e what his.eonslition is, where ?
'e-s- ofdthat he -ha. doixe, I want..ium 4
ick. All I..waut.'is'jhat he should r
'ome iek to..me ongginore safe, "and- .3
the tears, which the poor little woman I
had been struggling bravely'- against, t
beg'arn to brimn oveli her eyespaad her
Ceo'rge' C. Unifug,.way a man 'well i
b~thfd iniddle age. B~e came-to-this T
un'tz before the war, and- when
dat struggle came onlie enteredl -.the.
enfederate army and fought-bravely.
i d well. *. -. - 5
Speakingof him yesterday a-gentle- 1h
Enan,:ho was hiinself a .allant .soldl
fir adGo-eU in was as good
2.soldier as ev'er shoul~lered a gun, i
m2n I-n4mrry to-hea.1- of his disap- il1
Sraitee 'In later years he has been v
fi'irking :6..ha13rd, and I. am' very: t<
Smth-af raid that while under tlie in- o
fuence.of liquor, or while sufferinie a
roni.the use of it, thai-.he a.: s.done s
&ywith'himself. t.a. - r
' lewpedpl'e who know..thgt M.t<
.pheyiint ee i.>w itswould be possi- b
a1d fo*-hhnyto:-he -alige and keen as k
:aepletevhiddlen ase h.:s. ~0ne or n
iie ben~he.victinm id %>ag ay.tHe s~
arigon~)e~ oat,,td c'Oikj..'moyll' and ni
)oy kbir 'emiay hav~e s'o an'd-thli. n
aleu - v idinr t*e'Soge of ''ignlb S)' e
nioes io'uav bee eomn'uiittinwigl ,.
'av r~bben'es in the.4ty receutly. Aui tI
ti huo-re-c'ouiure, how ever, as c<
yhat .bcame o Mr... L nfug after -he
Mr. Geor;.e 0. Unfug was & short.
lark ian, looking.-as his wife saidk
nuclh more hllle l.Srenchman than a
xerman i n TuXe.he was stout r;.tri
-r than-slim and'st..oped in walking.
di ee.scleansliaven exmpt fo
.. Igri d gstache. le was abou
;0 yLars o age.-News au C.Arier.
L .vip to e. State Ihut Hard on -th
.. ,.- L'iurers.
'Co.miu, S. C.. Marci 12.--he
anisdon of an act of tile i'2isia
iire from the code prepared some time
go a'nd -.'opted by the State Lzfrisia
ure witnout reading. has cost nearly
11 county treasurers in the State $2o
ach, The act was omitted by the codi
ifer while preparing the code. and
thetL the codewas adopted all pther
aws thaii th'oe -mentioied therein
*The - mattere developed yesterday
vhen -it was called to the attention of
3mptroller General Norton. - The
.omptpoller, inasmuch as a legal
uestion as ~to the amount of salaries
a commissions each'treasurer is to re
:eive from the '93-'94 coll'idtion of
xes was left in doubt, referred it to
he Attorney General. Mr. Norton
xplained the 'trouble somewhat in
, The attention of the department was
alled to.it by several of the treasur
rs.:tliemselves. 'It hppears that in
882.an ~adt".*as passed fixing the
inouit that each treasurer should re
eive in-Yommissions during the fiscal
ear at $800, an .eyception being made
f Qharleston,.where the amount al
owed was ab.>ut $2,000; and in Horry,
%hesterfieldand Lancaster, where the
.giounts were less. In 1883 another act
was passed raising the general amount
rom $800 to $1,000. It-now develops
hai this last act was omitted from
he codification of the laws of the
state;-and .that code,- -having been
dopted by -the Legislature . and all
ts not contaed therein havg been
leclared repealed, the difficulty is to
now whether the treasurers shall et
eir $,00Q or only800, the latter %e'
te only'act ina tle code.
endered thezfollowing opinion:
Ion James.Norton, Comptroller Gen
Sir: The con\.imns allowed by
aw 'to the county treasurers in this
'tate are as follows:, -
In all the counties, except Chester
ield, Lemington, Berkely and Orange
urg-3 pe cent. upon first $10,000; 2
i ent upon next $0,000; 1 per cent
ipoh next $10,000-; and one-half of 1
>er cent. upon all 'anidunts collected
iver $30,000; providid the same shall
Lot exceed $800 or be less than $500;
xcept the county of Charleston, where
he commissions shall not exceed
,6O0 && $1,000 is allowed for cleric
In Lexfington 'county the treasurer
.ets a salary of $600 a year in - lieu of
In Berkeley county the treasurer gets
1,400 in lieu -of all commissions and
lerk liire. -
In Orange'urrg-county the treasurer
,ets Iper cent: upon first $10;000; 3
er'ceit. upon next 10,000; 2 per cent
ipon nexf $10;00 and 1 per cent. on
>alancer provided -the -total amount
hall 'not exceed *800.
In Chesterfield county the treasuarer
~et-3 per-cent. on first $10,000:- 2 per
et. on -next $10,000; 1 per cent. on.
ext $10,000 and one-half of 1 per cent.
i all-amounts above $30,000, provid
d-the -commissions do -not exceed
Up to December 1894, all the treasui
ers, 'except in the.counties of Oharles
'on, Lancaster .a.4d Chesterdield, got
omissicon's of. :3 7/ can'., ou fius;
10)00~; 2 per.cent. on next $10,000: 1
ercnt on-a~xt $10,003 and one-half
f~ per..eent~lon all over~ $30,000: pro-.
'ded the samne did not'eceed-SSUJ, or
as less than $500. -
In Eareaster,.--up .to December Ti,
$4 .commnissions were 4 per cetnt. 'on
sft;'00;-3pereent. Qn next $10.00000'
g'r 'eiit'.~nff next-$10.000 and 1 per
en fal. 1eve.$30,00, provided. the
t df~xeed$1,000 of- less thaan
h Ceserfel,.conmisioi as in
fericoitnities, ..provided 'tlio stim did
6bt exceedeS600. .
Ifi'Oha'rlesion- same comntissions' as
iother counties. . provided the same
d adt exc eed $2, 000 .and f~iiere .was al;
ed-for -elerk hii e this- cou.m~ty
1;00. * ..
- . . .C. l.. ownsend:
--Assistant Attorffef' General.
Judge simonlon'A Didsion.
CHARLES.TON, .garch 12.-The State
ispensary; law is riod oriV its way .t-o
he'Uited StatesrSupreme Court. . I
bei Uriited States Circuit Court today,.
tdge Simenton handed down -a de
isidin tie - habeas oorjpas cases of
e naster' and crew of sthe schooner
a-olina, who had .been arrested on a
hae 'of~ violating the dispensary
aw. Their -vessel contained a cargo
f liquor brought from. Savanniah to
iisort-was seize.d by the'police and
tatecons -ables and ponfiscated-.Suits
rere brought to transfer 'the case to
eeral.our,.,. and tlie master and
rew'v of theevessel wei-e brought into
bht~tourton habeas dorpus. In the
asion w~hich orders the release of
lie men from cuistody, Jutdgd Simon-.
m .eypresses the opinion that the' ar
est 'anEd dtention .of th~e defendants
ras against the inters'tate cominer,e'
w,. and tiat the dispensary law is
nconstitutional, and indicates~that it
ould be best for the. State and ' the
ublic for the case to be nari-ied'speed
y.efor'e the Suprenie..Court of the
The Missinug Link.
Ir. Erigene Dubois. a Dutcl. armiy
Lgeon' a-, Batavia, -Java, is. sure he
as found the missing link in that is
mnd. ~e has unearthed the partial
mains of three skeletonis that~seein to'
11'al'ieqdire'ments of. the'lulk:' Wis
iteresting to note that tlifrebais
ere f~unhl in the strata othc'tt
~rhaiage. the one considered Ii '
ogisfl to immewdiatelv pre.cede. th &
apearance of man on .the- earth.Te
iul?<of theL skel1etion,s fonnd is- about
o&thirds the size of the 'human skull.I
lav. Th e- teeth.aigess apelike than
tse of the simian tn~bes. 'The thighI
ms are dwitinctly like pilose of man
nd and :show that t'he mnissing lini.:
alked ereit, wlgg~h is more than sone
te human .race db ~i.oda. 'he
~eioxi are clearly betiwen thia di
n than apelike. Thnis "s yery. i-r:1
in infcrmnation. i; mayt. De b
ttd w ithiout offe'ds -however: .'
CUBA WILL B2 F ,b-E.
lv-oviional Government Orpmnizedq and
Marti Made President.
T.ui, '* Fla.. 1-c I1.-h te
livette . jved tb: - cvenit -from Ha
iush w ni made for the psen
-rs" in iach of g .. revolutionIa
news. Very few woul- d adriit know
ig. ay hing until finafly the Times
inion, correspondlent struck a Cu6ban
W ;o :iad comhe on an important mis
i:. III t that a provisional
-ern ent had Leen organized ,and
that Gener:-zl A-Irti had beeii made
Provisional Pre-Ynt. General Go
mez Was made General-in-chief. The
revolutionarv army as now organized.
consists of five thousand infantry and
three thousand cavalry. The Cubans
are armed with m.achetes and''rifies.
while, the Spanish forces are armed
wite rifles and the old style sword,
which is very clumsy.
This morning Edward Castleton, the
man who created a sensation ,yester
day by shooting into the office of the
Spanish vice consul at this port, was
fined 85 in the mayor's court and was
taken. in charge by the State.- He is
now in Jail' This morning he sent
three telegranis to the Spanish',consul
at Washington, but.up to this hour no
reply had been'received. Deputy Vice
Consul J. M. Fernandez, wifed to the
consul at Washinztot yeterday con
cerning.;Castleton.and tie'riply was,
"We know nothing6 of him." The
telegrams sent by ggstletoh today were
Last Saturday -aice commission
in behalf of the government '-visited
Manzaniilla attd tonfeired with tMeil
suroen - Command'er General Maslo,
witE a'view to induding-that officer
and his comniand -to lay don 'their
arms and take the oathof allegiance to
the coverninent, ir-nwvhich ease they
woud be granted pardon. - Theconi
mission consisted. of Geierai--Marco
Garcia, one of the most hoted 'rebel
leaders of the. last insurrection, and F.
Spoturiio. 'Tuesday they returned un
successful and-thoroughly disgusted.
Gen. Maslo receivedthemedurteously,
listened to their arguruents-and granted
them an hour in which to leave camp,
or else suffer theDenalty of being shot.
"Cuba will be -free from Spanish
misrule," said Gen. Maslo, "for war
will endure ten years or longer if
From Santa Clara in the eastern
part of the island, come reports of a
general uprising -during.the past ten
days. In Havana .there are no stgns
of rebellion, although during Tuedy
night the police quietly-raided a house
on-St. Nicholas street and confiscated
a magazine of cartridges and powder
stored there. No arrests were made,
as the house had no occupants at the
time, of the raid. In Havana, up to
the time of the departure of the Olivette,
no word had been received regarding
the firing upon the Colon-New York
mail steamship Allianca by a Spinish
.If the outrage'occurred; as there is
noreason to doubt from the statement
of Caain Cro nmanI. said awell.in
Toried p"sne-rmit must have .been
the torpedo bedt iefd Espania, which
has been painted black since being as
signed to shore patrol. .duty." The
Nuevo FEpania is.-nown.tp' be on-the
east cost ind is only capable.of run
ning-fif teen to sventeen knotsan hour,
which f counts for the-ease with which
the Alianca disiaced-h~er.
Riamors have for seveiral days cir
culattd in Tamnpa that a consignment
of arms was en route to a gulf port
for reshipment to Cuba in aid of the
Cuban insurrection. Rumors further
seemed. ounded thlat a nlibustering ex-;
nedition woulu. receive the arms at thius
ace- andt sail r-- Cub:L. - On Tuesdgyt
inorning Edwh~i-a Castleton. evidenty
an AmeiinI, voited Gavin- Gauier
re::, se -dynish;.ic5 Conuluiat Tamp',
persentinlg-a passport, issued in .-Newj
York, to Cuba anti asking that it '
edo'rsed. -Hie presenite' Y credentiais,
yeth'e represent-s himself a a Amer
ivan age'nt of the tSpanish go-vernment
and requested the Cansul's cipher codes
statinge thatt he nrust ha.ve it. ~ He also
requested the names of all the Consul's.
secret service .ageta in Florida. These
were- refused, .ana the i Consul's stdpi
cions-w ere, arouisid. Castletone shib
ited a-telegram f~rpm the Spanish Mini
ister' at Vv ashington .of identification.
'The~ Consul wired to. Washington to
'veri~fyfit. thinking it a forgery-. Castle;
ton was shadowed. He chartered a'yacht
and a schodhter: These were followe'd
and.. e'xamilied. Nothing - suspigious.
was. found. CAstleton was arrested.
The Oonsul onstrued the ,novs as
sttategemcove'ring up the real moti-ve.
a'nd -caime here last night. Today all
frieiglit houses.were exyihined for con
.sig-nmenats - of' arms. Nothing- was
Tourid that-could -be shipped aboard a
fishing ',acht- and transferred at sea.
A suspicious person has been discov
ered.and . isvbeing shadowed. There
are no boats' in' pdrt or about to leave
port . deserving suspi-eon. A secret
agent hasbe.en stationed here..
--Kinled a Wae.
BosTo%, March 11.-A whale .abodt
75 feet in length, and evidently an old
settler, was killed off Nahant Sunday
night by a picked crewv of experienced
men fi-om Nahant. The whale had
been reported'by several parties dur
ing tihe last few 'days, and Friday
night two fishermeni who were out in
their boats w'ere forced to make a hur
ried- retreat.'t'o the shore in ordert'6
escape undue familiarity on the Mt
of his-whaleship. The whale is evident
lv an old one -and he is half covered
with seaweed. Deeply imbedded in
his Iback was an ancient harpoo'n, bad
ly rusted; but with the ms'Elption
"Hirani K. Swain, Nantuc)ht '1853'
The Nathant wvlialers are in high glee
as therellhas been considerable: rfvalry
,et ween them a'nd ,their Beamscott
bretheren over the:prspctf capture
of thc monster.
- Te Cruise,'Lost." - --
f.MD t1, Maith 13.-nxiW fm the
saiety iof' tihe crtiiser RdiGiA hitgente
kaspon'rpidly'today and this even
i~g-st is'fereJ Ieealyh~ih went
dbwn-withiaher .420 sou14 iu the storm
w~hich swept. the southa cotn:uh
day night and .1)1( Moda mforing-. -Dis
patches-fro -:'n: Biralta:i ::y thag
pic- buat andL ':ev .~~.:poe
SLATIGHTER OF ITALIANS.
MCB RULE !N ACOLORADO MINING
Americau 3'urdered, and on a Blood
hounid's Evidence. Six Itafans Shot to
]kath-~A German Lynched for Rape.
DENvER1. Col., March 13-Mob rule
has reigned among the miners in the
coal camps of Huerfano county since
Sunday night and seven of their vic
tins-all but one Italians, have, been
slain by bullets from the mob's Win
chesters. Four of the Italians were
kiled from ambush yesterday, while
being taken'prisoners in a wagon to
the jail at Walsenberg after a coro
ner's- commitment for complicity -in
the murder of Abner Hixon, a Tem
perance saloon keeper at Rouse. An
American boy who was drivin the
wagu was unintentionally kil ed by
the fusilade of bullets. Before day
light this morning a mob of miners
and citizens of Walsenberg gathered
outside the jail where two Italians
were confined, got inside by a pre
tense, andkilled both the prisoners. It
is reported that the same mob, .thirst
ing or more bloodshed, later took out
of jail a German charged with -rape
and killed him.
The names'of the dead so far as
known are as follows: Joseph Welsby
boy, driver of prisoners' wagon; Lo
renzo Danino, .killed in jail. He beat
Hixon to deAth; Pete Jacobini, killed
in jail. . The names of the four. Ital
ians killed offthe road are unknown.
Five 'othe- su ' ts had been releas
ed fiomcdstody ore the mab. rose.
All of them lived at Rouse,.whep ' the
'*ltians far- outnumbered tihe Azueri
Governor McIntyre telegraphed the
State Departinet at Washington that
he had instructed the Sheriff of 'Huer
fano coiinty'to give him particulars
and protect the Italiansfrom further
mob violence. . He stated in his -dis
patch that from information, he be
Ileved the Italian miners were Amer-%
ican citizens, but he was not certain.
He further stated that militia nearest
the scene could be forwarded at short
Tonight'ie received a meagre report
from Sneriff O'Malle, who said the
two killed were ld on the road, the
others escaping. He has instructed
the sheriff to call-for assistance if nec
essary in doing his duty.: A -report
from Walsinber tonight states that
three of the Italians who were be'i
brought here from. Rouse esca
their'names being given as Antonio
Gobetto. Stanislo; Vittano and Fran
cisco Rosetto. It is- also stated there
were eleven Italla"s in the wagon.
Today's attack upon the jail was
the.result of the extreme excitement
provoked by the summary vengeance
of Hixon's friends.' Three other Ital
ians, who viere in custody as 'pssible
accessories to the murder of ixon,
were overlooked by. the mob.: The
massacre of the fiv.e men from ambush
was evidently well lanned, with the
excqptionof the ng .Af .the driver.
Four ofTose-killed ha been held for
trial by the coroner's jury. It is.open
ly asserted that Welsby s death was
accidental. -In order to be cer' that
the fifthItalian held for Hixon'' mur
deir should not escape, the mob today
did not stop to identify the two prison
ers found in the jail, but riddled both
with rifie balls.
The motive for the murder of Hixon
is the subject ''of much speculation.
The deceased was thirty years ofd and
a native of Arkansa, and was not of
an aggressive or. quarrelsome disposi
tion. It is thought that he was attack
ed last Sunday while on the raad
from Walseuberg to Rouse, a coal
ca~mp six' miles distant, and knocked
frora~ his horse by a blow on thehead.
Workmen going to the Rouse mine
discovered Hixon with his skull frac
tared. .The injured man was uncon
scious and died two hours'later. There
was abso)i.tely no clue to the pcrpe
trators of the .crimre, but-T. J:-Brewer,
pit boss of the coal mine, .solv~ed this
difficnlty.. Hastening. to his honze, he
secured a trained bloodhound and put
him on the scent. The -dog struck a
trail that led the pursuers" to the rear
of a salotm half a mile away. The
inatelligent brute rushed to an old table
standig in the rear roo'm. An ecam
ination of the table revealed fresh
blood stains. Lorenzo Danino and
Jobattb Antonio, who were found in
thie room were immediately, arrested.
The dog continued. to a' neighorm
cabii where-Pete Posetta and.rn
Anrico were found. The quartette of
Italians made many damaging admis
sions of the'knowledg~e of-the murder
and upon close <questionino' the names
of five others implicatea were di
vulged. Danino was charged with
being thae chief conspirator. Horse
men scoured the surrpunding copintry
and by 4 o'clock in'the afterjioon all
the suspected Italiansdrere under ar
rest and lodged inail where they re
mained until calledto attend the in
"After the attack on the wagon party
all was compara'tive'ly qniet untilso
after midnight. About..that r;ime seven
01' eight men, wearing masks knocked
at'the door of the jail, where Lorenzo
Danino,who was charged by the other
Ifalians as having struck .the blows
that -killed Hixon on Sunaay and the
Italian wounded in the wagon attack,
wvere confined. In answer to a ques
tion the men said O'Malley, the sher
~if, wanted to entor. As soon as the
:lor was opened the guard-found guns
in their faces. Part of .the masked
men then went to the cell? where the
two Italians were confined and fired
ng~ht or ten shots. Each prisoner re
3eived four or five bullets. One died
nstantly, but the other lived a short
aime mn great agony.
CHARLESTO:N, March 12.-A special
o the Ne'ws and Courier -from Beau
ort, says: This afternoon, the State
onstables seized on board of the sloop,
Our ritz," of Charleston. sixteen
>aris . f whiskey and five barrels of
~xport ?ieer. ':'rked "Sticken &
)Leal,' Wilmington, -N. C., shippd
rom Savannah. Mr. Benjamin Efe,
e.presented as super cargo, in charme,
va arresteni upon warr'ants issued %y
ilJstc .G .Wite nhagn
Wygpg'coitraiband r tiskeys and li
4ors lit') tae Mtate- fr use therein,
uor i a!!!< it of the State constables.
Lhe driendantOclims th at he was only
asmg thrloughQ by the :iland passage
u ace *"ut ot rouegh weaither and that
a~ ..)und' for Wlming-ton. The
aca)o ci im to h...a (.vidence to