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VOL. XXIII MANNING, S. C. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST
HIS RECORD CLEARED.
OLD SWEETHEART SAVES SOLD
[ER BETRAYED BY HIS WIFE.
Shooting Affray of Three Years Stand
ing Led to Sensational Incident in
The remarkable story of William
Howard, who was betrayed into the
arms of the law by his wife, and
then saved from imprisonment by the
testimony of a woman he had loved,
but given up, is still the sensation of
Southern New England. The ordi
nary quiet city of New Bedford,
Mass., was the center of the sensation,
which occurred three yeaiu ago. The
fatal shot was fired at Hazelwood
park on the evening of July 12,
1905. The persistent work of the
New Bedford police failed to clear
the mystery, which surrounded the
death of Edward D whurst. Clew
after clew was taken up and aban
doned. In .July, 1908, a few days
after the anniversary of the shoot
ing, his bride of ten months betrayed
Howard to the police, cnaz on him
with the -killing of Dewhurst. Her
story was a sensation.
The betrayal came as the result of
a series of complications in Howard s
life. It appears that on the night
of the shooting the soldier was
walking through Hazelwood park
with a Miss Grace Strutevant. They
were' assaulted by Dewhurst, who
was- not known, to -either- Howard
shot him in self-defense and he and
Miss Sturtevant vowed never to tell
the secret Suspicion was never
directed to- them. Then Howard
married another woman. He felt it
a " duty to keep in touch with his
former sweetheart that she might
not change her mind, as his marri
age was being kept secret. His wife
became jealous. Howard then con
fessed the killing to her and gave
this as his reason for paying atten
tion to the former sweetheart. Lat
er the 'wife came to the conclusion
that the devotion was too real. Then
came her confession to the police.
Since the trial the ocouple have been
living apart. t
'Howard was arretsed, charged t
with- manslaughter and tried on the c
statement of his wife of an alleged a
confession. At the hearing Miss b
Sturtevant -testified she had been u
with Howard on the ;mght of the
shooting. ;: They were -walking to- b
gether -hen a man stepped in front i
of them-sand. pointed a revolver into t
Howard's -face. He in turn pulled b
his revolver and fired just in time b
as the wounded .man's revolver e- t]
ploded as be fell.. She declared How
ard Fred in selfe-defense: She said n
they did not stop to, see how badly
the man was hurt and that her
soldier friend wanted to come into
town and -surrender at once but she
insisted that he should not hTen
they ageed never to tell. and the1
9girl: kept her pledge. Howard is now
Sserving a term of re-enrollment at
Fort Rtodman, Mass., 'and -declares
SMiss Sturtevant is the. truesta most
honest and loyal woman he-has ever
n et. N
JEALOVgr TLEADS TO TRAGEDY. ~
Woan Commits Suicide and Her'
-usband: Does Likewise.
At Niw York; believing that her
husbandgas about to leave her for- 'b
-ever *ia. Edward H. Hacker com- o
mittednsuicide Tuesday by shooting f
herself Her husband, v-ho -had bade v
her good-by after a series of alterca- -a
Stions and started from the Haguea
SCourt apartment -house, where they 1
-lived, heard the shot and ran back
to .their fiat.
Upon beholding- the lifeless body e
-of his wife he was overcome with
-grief and remorse and, locknig the
door of the apartment. he picked up
Sthe. revolver with which she had kill
-ed. herself and -ended his own life
by shooting himself three times.
When. the superintendent of the
building broke down .the door he
found the- husband and wife dead
Hacker with, his arms clasped
about his wife's neck and his lips
close to her cheek, as though he died
while trying to-oiiss her.For a day an(
night Haceer aid 'his wife had been
*quarreling. They had been marrieC
a little less thani two years and
seems that Hacker: was insanely je'
ous of his wife
SIg CmtLDREN CEMaATED.
foe Burns3 While Men are at Wor.
- and Women at Theatre.
'Sis children are dead and two oth
ers are burned so seriously that re
covery. is doubtful, at the Hi. W
Schultz ranch, between Coif ax and
Palouse, Wash., resulting from a fire
that destroyed the 'home Wednesday
night. Four of the dead were chil
dren of Schultz.
The other two were children of
W. W. Fox, a brother-in-law. The
men were away harvesting and the
mothers were attending a theatrical
The two eldest Schultz girls at
tempted to rescue the children, but
lost the way to the door and were
Yorced to drop the babies to make
their own escape.
The cause of the fire is a mystery.*
TIR~ED OF LIFE.
Well Knewn Insuranlce Man Puts az'
End to Tt.
At Louisville, Ky., Alfred '.. Mim
berly. State Manager of the Bank
ers Life Association of Des Moines.
and a well-kflown insurance man was
found dead in bed at his home Tues
day afternoon. Death was caused
by self innlicted pistol wound accord
ing to Coroners verdict, Hie left a
note saying he had no trouble of any
kinr1 but was simD1y tired of living.
Members of Artrillery Battery Attack
ed Officer and Young Lady.
A special from Laramie, Wyo., o1
Friday night says that while ever3
effort is being made by the authori
ties at Camp Emmett Crawford, the
military maneuver ground, to keel
the fact secret, it transpired that on
last Sunday members of an artillery
battery, assaulted a young woman,
leaving her bruised and unconscious
on the ground.
According to his story a non-com
missioned officer of the 21st Regi
ment was escorting the young wo
man, when the pair were attacked
by 32 men of the artillery battery.
The officer was beaten into insensibly
with a gun and the unfortuate youg
woman was dragged to an isolated
spot and mistreated.
After living half dead for hous,
the victim of the outraged crawled
to a house some distance away and
told her story. Twenty-six men alleg
ed to. have been implicated in the
outrage are under arrest and are
chained together in the camp prison.
They are under constant guard to
prevent lynching, as sentimet in the
camp is 'strong against them.
Six of the alleged assilats escap
ed but three of them were appre
hended at Rawlins Saturday. The
other three are still at large. *
Driven Back by Flames From En
According to a dispatch from Lon
ion a message from Wigin says that
after recovering the bodies of 20
niners, victims of the terrific ex
losiozi in the Wigin mine Tuesday
ight the rescuers were driven back
y flames early Wednesday morning.
UI hope of rescuing any of the 65
nen, still remaining alive, has been
bandoned, but the officials of the
nine are making desperate efforts
o quench the flames.
Seven of the rescue party were
)roght to the surface unconscious.
'he scene aroun dthe mouth of . the
t is pathetic in the extreme. Half
razed mothers and wives maintained
1-night vigil, hoping against hope
hat their loved ones would come to
he surface alive, but when daylight
ame only four of the 80 men who
rent to work Tuesday morning had
een rescued alive and they were all
conscious, but will recover.
The bodies of the 20 dead are so
orribly burned that they cannot be
entified. It is realized that after
he flames are drowned out it will
e many hours before a party can
e again sent into the mine owing to
ee gases. The only cause assigned
r the explosion so far, is that a ]
aked lamp came in contact with a
cket of gas in one of the workings.
ANOTHER MURDER MYSTERY. i
dy of Unknown Man Found in a ~
Trunk Near Camden, N. J. '
After a day of careful investigation
e authorities have concluded that
ere is small possibility of solving E
e mystery surrounding the identity C
d death of the man whose body was
~und in an old trunk in a ravine I
ar Mount Ephran, near Camden, ~
It was at first reported that the ~
~roner had found that death wast
aused by a bullet wound in the I
reast, but a careful examination of t
e body made by Dr. W. 0. Jones, E
~iled to show any cause of death. It
ras found that no bones were broken
d the man had not been shot, and
parently he had not been strangled.3
he most important thing discovered
r the authorities was a note or
emorandum in one of the trous
pockets of the unknown. This
being carefuly dried and an effort
ill be made to read it under a mag
HAD FATAr FALIL.
aver Five Thousand People Witness
ed the Accident.
At Patterson. N. 3,, Sonny Briggs,
e motor-cyclist and former ama
eur light-weight champion boxer,
as killed in the presence of 5,000
ersons at the Clifton stadium.
:riggs came here to pace Jimmy
orn in a twenty-mile motor pac
After making four laps of the sau
r track. Briggs was appearing to
ow up when the machine watboled
d crashed into the grand stand.
~riggs was hurled fifty feet through
he air, landing on the track. His
eek. one arm and leg were broken.
3riggs died before reaching the hospi
Brggs was 28S years old and be
an his cycling career with Jimmy
'loran and Dutch Walter. He act
d at pacemaker in this country for
jmy Michaels, the former En
;lish champion cyclist.
SAVED BY CORK LEGS.
Policemen's Artificial Limbs Enable
Him to Rescue the Other.
At Pittsburg, Pa.. Harry Pinker
on a police alarm oprator, was able
o save a fellow man's life Tuesday1
ight because he is a cripple, having
two artificial legs.
As Pinkerton was walking along
i street on the North Side he saw
William Wilson writhing in agony at
the end of a trolley line feed wire
~arring 1.500 volts, that had brok
en from its moorings. Wilson could
not let go of the dangling wire he
had picked up.
Pinkerton hurried to Wilson.
:aught him around the waist and
jerked him away from the wire.
erkerton's cork and wooden legs be
ng non-conductors. the enrrent
cod not reach the ground through
THE LUSITANIA MAKES I
BEST RUN YET.
Big Cunard Turbiner Crosses the
lactic in Four Days, Fifteen Bc
and Twenty-five Minutes.
A dispatch from New York,
with the best previous record fo
Trans-Atlantic voyage lowered
more than three hours, the Cun
turbine steamship Luisitania arri
off Sand Hook light ship at 10 o'cr
Wednesday night, having made
run across the Atlantic over
short course in four days, fit
hours and twenty-five minutes. 7
Lusitania's former record, wb
was also the ocean record, was ?<
days, and eighteen hours and fo
minutes, the steamer by her n
performance lowering ner fors
mark and the record by three hol
and fifteen minutes.
The Lusitania's previous best p
formance was made last Novemb
when the short course was still
use. As the season advanced I
big turbiners, with the rest of t
great liners, began using the soul
ern, or long, course, to avoid dax
er from icebergs. Both the Lusita
and her sister ship, the Mauretan
then began a series of record-brew
ing performances over the long rot
which continued until recently, wh
the vessels. again sought the shC
course for the fall and winter se
Tuned up by her many fast tri
in spring and summer, the Lusitas
began speeding for a record-brea
ig run over sea immediately I
Leaving Queenstown, Sunday mor
ig. She passed Daunt's Rock, fro
which her leaving time is taken,
11:35' that forenoon, and up to not
Lad traveled at the rate of 22.J
niles an hour. When fairly ot
iowever, she struck up a still smat
r pace, and in the next twenty-foi
lours, up to noon on Monday, il
7, had logged the record total
50 knots, seven knots more the
he previous best record for a day
un. made by t: on Ju'y 6, last.
loing th h liad made an averai
peed for he twenty-four hours
5.66 knots. The run ending
oon Tuesday was slightly slowe
ut still a high rate of speed-63
iles at 25.21 knots an hour.
The Lusitania did not attempt i
ome up the bay, anchoring outsid
he bar at 10:13 o'clock.
WILL POST DRUNKARDS.
ichmond Police Publish Names
Every saloon in Richmond, Va
to be supplied by the police depar
tent with a placard bearing tI
mes of habitual drunkards an
aring the warning that the owi
s of the names are undeTl the bai
fthe probation offcer and must n<
allowed to purchase any intoxica
g drinks. The cards will be pla
in conspicuous places on the wal
fthe saloons, the names bein
~ritten or printed large enough t
easily read. Clerks in the depar
ent are now preparing the cards
~hch will go to the printers ne,
reek. Blank spaces will be left c
e cards for the names of unforti
tes who may falh from grace aftE
e original cards have been prin
RING IN BIRD'S NEST.
Iamond Circlet is Found by Wi
man While Walkng.
Miss Anna Dodge, of BrooklyT
hbo Is visiting friends in Caldwell,!
, while in the woods of that vicin
with friends, found a diamor:
ug valued at $350G.
Her attention was di-awn to a bird
Lest at the foot of a tree, and thin1
g It had been wantonly thrown1
e ground by some small boy, plc)
it up. In the nset was the rin
t s set with four diamonds of ma:
rilliancy. A jeweler says It Is wor1
The nest was that of a blackblr
nd It is supposed the bird carr'i4
e ring there.
RYAN RECEIVES TRICK M[UL)
iascot of Democrats For Campaig
Busy on Speeches,
A dispatch from Lincoln, Net
;ays W. J. Bryan received Wednesde
romn the Minnesota State AgricuIltu
1 Society, the long expected tria
siule, which is to be the "masco
f the party this fall. The mil
was taken out to Fairview, where
was given a hearty welcome by tV
randidate and his family.
"I am going to have a caucus
the newspaper correspondents to
lect a name for this mascot of minE
decared Bryan. as he led the anim
bout a lawn by a halter. "They t
e that it is the best trained mi
in the United States, and we w
have to properly name it before t
day is over."
RATTLER IN GIRL'S BED.
Timely Discovery by Her Broti
Saved Her Life.
Miss Mildred Crawford, a beau
ful 1 6-year-old girl living near Stai
ton. Va., had the novel and son
what 4Tillinlg experience of sle
ing with an imense rattlesnake
night or two ago.
Her brother entered her room a
found a three-foot rattler coiled
the bed by the side of the yot
lady. but soen0 succeeded in rescU
his sister from the dangerous p
dicament without disturbing the ~
tIer. and now the girl wears
.-na-e sin around her waist ax
D0 RACE RIOT IN CHICAGO.
White and Black Dock Laboret
Clash--Five Men Hurt.
In a fight between white and blac
dock laborers employed on th
Western Transit Company's wharve
growing out of the antagonism whic
has developed since the Springfiel
At- riot, five men were injured and th
police restored order only after
free use of clubs and by threats t
. The feeling against the negro lab
say orers reached a climax Thursda;
r a that they would not go to work un
by less the negroes quit. This the lat
ara ter refused to do and a quarrel en
Fed sued between Hugh Brady. whit
)ck and some of the whites declare<
the and Louis Hawkins, colored. Th<
the negro drew a knife and stabbec
'en Brady In the neck and arm, where
'he upon the . fighting became general
Ich Bricks and clubs were used freely
>ur The trouble attracted the attention
rty of white and negro laborers employed
ew a short distance away by the Leigl
ier Valley Transportation Company and
irs they ran to the scene and took sides.
Two riot calls were sent to the Chi
cago avenue police station and two
' patrol wagons filled with policemen
In were rushed to the docks.
he The policemen charged the rioters
he with drawn clubs and succeeded in
arresting Hawkins. A large crowd
g- had gathered and was inciting the
Ala white men. Fearing that an attempt
[a, would be made to take the colored
k prisoner from them the policemen
te drew revolvers and shouted a warn
n ing to shoot the first man who made
an advance. This had the desired
a- effect and further trouble was avert
la LIGHTNING GOES DOWN CHIMNEY
)n House in Chester Struck by an Elec
mI tric Bolt Thursday.
i A dispatch :rom Chester, says
11 Mr. T. C. Faley's house on Columbia
street was struck by lightning Thurs
t day afternoon while an exciting elec
trical storm was In progress, and it
I is a wonder that very serious dam
age was not done to tne building
and contents. As it was a good-siz
s ed hole w as knocked through the
outside Wall of the building, while
on the front a clean aperture that
looked as if it might have been made
Lt by a missle about the size of a base
L ball, is to be seen.
A considerable quantity of plast
ering was torn from the ceiling in
one of the front rooms, and pictures
and ornaments on the mantel were
thrown far and wide, and some of
them broken and otherwise damag
ed. The bolt seems to have struck
one of the chimneys of the house
and divided, a s part gassing down
f the chimney on the outside, while
the rest of the bolt went down the
EARTH IN CALIFORNIA.
d Wall Cracked and Crockery Broken
by Two Shocks.
t Three sharp earthquake shocks,
-which knocked down more than a
-hundred chimneys, shattered about
s forty plrate glass windows in the
gbusiness portion of Eureka, Cal.,
0 broke much crockery in the houses
-and sent many people scurrying from
~their beds into the streets, occurred
:t there early Tuesday. The damage
n reported so far Is estimated at be
-' tween $2,000 and $3,000.
r The first and sharpest shock came
-at 2:58 a. m. It was almost as se
vere as the one felt there on April
18, 1905. At 3.06 another slighter
shock was experienced, followed by
a third at 5:30 o'clock.
-. The first shock caused practically
all the damage. Besides shaking
down many chimneys and breaking
crockery, the trembler caused the
Ssixteen-foot statue of Minerva, on
.the Court House grounds, to dropi
d her heavy staff.
s SHOP LIFTER HANGS HERSELF.
o Young Woman Commits Suicide in
*New York Police Station.
bPossibly acting on the suggestion
contained in a magazine story which
she had just read, a young woman
Sawaiting trial on a charge of shop
lifting committed suicide in her cell
in the Jefferson Market prison New
.York Friday night by hanging her
self to the transom of the door with
a rope taken from the prison cot.
-~ The name given by the wonian at
the time of her arrest was Marion
Desmond, but it is believed this is
,assumed. Another theory advanced
Ly in explanation of the woman's act
r- is that it was brought about through
ak fear of her identity being discovered
t" at the trial. *
it CLINTON MAN MISSING. -
.John Causley Leaves His Wife on
Train at Laurens and D)isappears.
"The police of Spartanburg and
al Laurens are searching for John
le Causley, who disappeared in -Laur
. ens Thursday while enroute to
llGranite Falls. N. C.. with his wife.
hie Ir. and Mrs. Causley left Clinton
Thursday morning and changed cars
at Laurens. Causley left the train,
saying he wanted to step up-town,
but he never returned. Mrs. Caus
er ley came on to Spartanburg and ap
pealed to the police there to aid her
in searching for her husband. The
ti- Spartanburg officials have been in
n- communication with the police 01
e- Laurens, but no trace of the missing
p- man has been found.
Georgia's Convict Inquiry Ends.
nd Inquiry into the convict lease sys
On tem of Georgia ended Wednesday.
Dg The legislative committee, which ha2
ng been operating the probe. is now en
re- gaged in making up its report. whc1
at- will be submitted to a special 5s
:he sion of the Legislature called by
a Governor Smith to assemble o~
TALKS ON TARIFF
BRYAN SPEAKS TO THE IOU
e He Arraigns the Republidens For D
a manding Revision When ThE
Have Had Power to Revise.
W. J. Bryan delivered an exhau
tive speech on the tariff at Des Moi:
es, Iowa, Friday. He showed ho
_ the Republican party has complete:
abandoned the earlier argumen
for a protective tariff because of "ix
fant industries" and because tb
"foreigner pays the tax." The
have come to demand tariff revisio
immediately after the election, whe
it has been in their power for year
to make revision. He discussed a
length the action of the Paper Trus
made possible because of the hig
tariff on wood pulp ant. :r artic.
es from which paper .. 3.ade. H
sharply criticised the 100 per cen1
protection the Standard Oil is get
ting to keep out its rival in Russia.
In concluding Mr. Bryan state
the Democratic position as follows:
"The Democratic party has'declar
ed for an income tax as a part of th
revenue system, and for a constitu
tional amendment as as means of se
curing this tax. Secretary Taft an
nounces in his notification speec
that he is in favor of an income ta
whenever the revenues are so low as
to require it, and expresses his be
lief that it is possible to secure sucl
a tax without a constitutional amend
ment. If it is possible to frame a
law which will avoid the objections
raised to the income tax law of 1894
well and good, but that is uncertain
If an income tax is desirable, surely
Secretary Taft 'cannot consistently
oppose the adoption of a constitu
tional amendment. If the principle
is right and the tax wise. Congress
ought to have autliority to levy and
collect such a tax and no supporter
.of Secretary Taft can oppose our
position without dissenting from the
"The -whole aim of our party is to
secure justice in taxation. We be
lieve that each individual should con
tribute to the support of the govern
ment in proportion to the benefits
which he receives under the protec
tion of the government. We believe
that a revenue tariff, approached
gradually, according to the plan laid
down in our platform, will equalize
the burdens of taxation, and that tae
addition of an income tax will make
taxation still more equitable. If tne
Republican party is to have the sup
port of those who find a pecurniary
profit in the exercise of the taxing
power as a private asset in their
business, we ought to have the sup
port of that large majority of the
people who produce the nation's
wealth flag in time of war, and ask
foi- nothing from the government but
even handed justice. *
TAK~ES HIS OWN MEDICINE.
Head of Pasteur Institute Inoculates
Himself Against Deadly Disease.
Dr. A. Lagorio, who is at the head
of the Pasteur Institute, 228 Dear
born avenue, Chicago, has been in
noculated with hydrorpobia germs
and is taking his own treatment to
ward off the disease.
Several days ago while the doctor
was experimenting with a guina pig
that he was disserting, after hav
ing innoculated it with the germs of
rabies, he ran a sharp silver of bone
nnder his finger nail. It penetrated
some distance and made a painful
It was in experimenting with an
eight-day rabies culture that the in
noculation occurred. *
Convict Bores to Freedom Througa
A dispatch from Milledgeville, Ga,
says Andrew Ford. a 20 year convict
from Chatham county made. a dar
ing escape from the state farm
Saturday morning. He tunnelled
through the walls, broke open the
superintendent's office where he
helped himself to the arms and am
munition and changed his prison
garments for citizens clothing and
going to the stable harnessed the
fastest horse there. ile was seen
about day-break driving rapidly an
the direction of Macon. The alarn
has been sent out to all police ,offi
DESPERATE NEGRO KILLED.
Reube Walker Was Shot by Police
At Tif ton, Ga., Reuben Walker.
negro, was shot and instantly killed
by the chief of police and severa
others, about 11 o'clock Friday night
The negro Odd Fellows of Tiftox
were holding a festival near here
and Reuben Walker and severa
others started a rough house.
Long Navigator Saved.
A dispatch from Milwaukee, Wis
says after spending twenty-fou:
hours alone on the tiny schoone:
Juaita, with the body of his captail
rolling on the deck at his feet, Davii
Beebe, the lone navigator of the de
relict, was brought into port Frida:
by the Gilchrist steamer Helenn
The rescued man was sick with ex
posure ond all but dumb for hour
after his rescue.
Seventy-Six Miners Perished.
A dispatch from Wigan. Englandl
says it is now known that 76 miner
perished in the explosion and th
fire that followed it in the Maypol
mine. Finding that it would be in
possible to recover the bodies stil
in the pit, the fire having take
such a firm hold. the directors de
cile to finod the mine.
KILLED HIS FATHER
A: A FOUL TRAGEDY NEAR EUTA
Mr. Harry Clark, Aged Sixty-Sev
Slain and His Body Concealed it
Thicket by his Son.
A letter from Eutawville to T
5 News and Courier, under date
August 15, says that community w
very much shocked Friday aft(
:s noon upon hearing of the horrit
L- death of Mr. Calvin W. Clark. 1
e Clark was missed by his relativ
y and friends on Thursday mornin
a but little was thought of this uni
a Friday morning, when a little neg
s boy Informed the eldest of M
,t Clark's sons, Newton Clark, that I
had accompanied Jeff Clark, tl
L youngest son, with the body of M
- C. W. Clark in a wagon to a thick,
e on a nearby plantation, called Brus
Newton Clark then informed M
W. B. Stroman, the man to whom I
was hired, what the little negro b(
had told him. Mr. Stroman came
once to Eutawville and notified ti
proper authorities. A party was
once organized and a search con
mened. This little negro boy, wit
out hesitation, carried the party t
a thick clump of bushes and tol
them that they would find the bod
in this thicket. When the party ex
tered the thicket they saw what al
parently was a pile of straw,but upo:
a removal of the upper layer a:
odor was detected, and upon furthe
removal of the straw the body - wa
found, with the face so badly mutil
ated that the person was scarcely re
Suspicion, of course, rested upoi
the youngest son, Jeff Clark, and h,
was brought to tie scene imme
diately, but he said that he knee
nothing at all about the affair. Th<
house where the father and the so
were living together was thei
searched, and blood stains wer<
found upon the "set" dining table
and on the floor under the table.
Upon further investigation and in
quiry, it was found that Jeff Clarl
had gone to his brother, Newton
Clark, early Wednesday morning
and tried to borrow his pistol. Thii
Newtcn Clark refused to give him
and he went to a store nearby ani
bought a can of concentrated lye
and then returned to his father'
Jeff Clark prepared breakfast foi
his father as usual, and when Mr
Clark had begun to drink his coffej
he stopped suddenly, and said:
"There's something wrong with mi:
coffee, for it is barely warm and m3
mouth has begun to blister already.'
Jeff Clark left the house then ver3
hurriedly, but returned during th
day finding his father still alive
Therefore, it was concluded that th
fatal shot or shots were fired on th4
Jeff Clark was removed from the
town jail Friday night, and carried
on the Coast Line train to Ellore:
for safe keeping, as there was somi
fear of lynching. Later he was tak
en to Monck's Corner, and put it
jail, along with his mother, who is
thought to know more of the mur
der than she is willing to tell.
Mer. A W. Clark was about 6'
years of age, and lived on the placi
of Mr. W. B. Dantzler. Jeff Clark i:
about 21 years of age, and there ha:
been apparently no ill feeling betweer
him and his father. Jeff Clark thi
murderer, is a bright mulatto, hi:
mother is a negress, and Clark, the
aged victim, was a white man.
It was reported by Special Con
stable B. Press Winter, who carried
the Clark woman to the Monck';
Corner jail, that a determined ef
fort was made near Eutawville t<
lynch Jeff Clark, the crowd even go
ing to the length of putting a ropi
around the accused man's neck. Mr
Winter also says that on the wa:
over to Monck's Corner from Eutaw
ville the woman told him enough o
the crime to indicate that youni
Clark is the umurderer of his father
An effort will be made to secure bal
for the woman, but it is not hough
that young Clark would be wIling ti
leave the safety of the county jai
to face probable vilence outside
even if bail would be granted.
WRECKED BY DYNAMITE
Home of Mine Boss Dynamited b;
At Birmingham, Ala., the bom
of homas Dugan, a mine boss of th
Tennessee Coal and Iron company
at Pratt City, was dynamited a
10:45 Wednesday morning. Th
explosion practically demolished th
front portion of the house. Two o
Dugan's daughters were rendere
unconscious, but are not seriousl:
hurt. The other members of tb
family escaped unhurt.
About 1 o'clock dynamite wa
thrown on the 'porch of Andy Davi
a negro non-union miner, but th
occupants were not injured.
Walker Finalay and A. 3. Jone:
negro strike miners, were arreste
charged with the outrage. For
time it was feared a lynching woul
result, but the deputies dispatche
from Birmingham succeeded i
bringing the accused men safely I
the Jefferson county jail.
Funds For Campaign.
More than $5.600 has been turne
into the Democratic national can
paign fund up to date by William,
Bryan's political paper, as the pr
~ceeds of subscriptions sent in direc
, y to it by individuals, clubs an
newspapers. This amount does n<
include any personal contributiot
a by Mr. Bryan. or receipts from ti
- publication of the paper over ai
I above the .running expenses. whic
the candidate for president has pr
- mised to give to the national car
WILL MAKE APPEAL.
To Newspapers to Raise Money I
A dispatch from Chicago sa
every Democratic and independe
newspapers throughout th Unit,
States will be appealed to by the E
en mocratic national committee to a
subscriptions for the Democrat
a campaign fund in their newspaper
This plan, which was made knov
by Col. Moses C. Wetmore, chairmi
of the finance committee, is distin
of from the effort already inaugurate
as by the national committee to obta
,r- money through financial represent
le tives under the direction of the n
tional committeeman in each of tl
[r. States of the country. Col. We
es more said:
g, "We are going to get the mone
til to run this campaign, make no ml
ro take about that. Th eRepublicar
:r. know where to get theirs, no matte
ie what contributions they may hai
ie to turn back to comply with the la'
r. Every source that we can find wi
et be tapped and the results of our e
;h forts so far are fairly encouraging
make appeals to editors of all DE
r. mocratic and independent newspaper
Le to start subseription lists and t
y every contributor The national com
it mittee will send an acknowledgmen
e as a souvenir of the campaign. Th
t appeal is signed by Chairman Mack
1 Gov. Haskell, treasurer of the com
mittee, and myself."
d TWO ELED B' EXPLOSION.
Saw Mill Engine 3oiler Bursts ii
North Ca ollna.
Two men lost their lives and tw<
s others were fatally injured by th<
explosion of the Boston boiler a
William Reid's saw mill, near Dra.
co, -Caldwell County, N. C., Sundal
morning at 11 o'cclok.
e The dead are:
Henry Gilbert, aged 50.
Fred Jackson, aged 21.
The fatally njured;
Mm. Reid, owner of the mill.
Hugh Reid, his son.
The dead and. injured ar ewhite
and- were working at 'the mill when
the explosion occurred. It is said
that Gilbert, who was engineer of
the plant had the safety valve down
and high pressure on the boilr caus
ed the explosion. The boilers was
thrown fifty yards, and the plant was
wrecked by the force of the explo
sion. Gilbert and Jackson were
horribly mangld. Reid..and his 'son
in addition to receiving terrible
wounds from the flying wreckage
were badly scalded, and neither will
live. Reid is a well-to-do citizen and
eves sixteen miles from Taylorsville,
on the Southern Railroad.
Death Follws Blaze in Bakery
Many Narrow Escape.,
As the result of a frre at the Link
bakery, South Blairsville, Pa., at
3:0 o'clock Saturday morning, one
atality occurred, one person was in
jured, and several of the occupants
narrowly escaped bein buedt
death. n undt
The dead: Anna Pierre, aged. 5
years, body found 'fn debries after
.The injured: Joseph Pierre, fath
er of the child; perhaps fatally burn
ad. while making attempts to rescue
his child, is unconscious at the home
of a neighbor.
The first floor of the .building is
used as a bakery, whiie the other
'ioors are occupied as dwellings.
Shortly after gas had been lit in the
ovens the woodwork caught fire.
Before those in the bakery,' realized
what had happened the whole of the
first floor was in flames. The girl,
while in bed, was suffocated by the
fiames and her father, in attempt
ing "to rescue her, received his in
FEARED BANKS: BURIED MONET
Arkansas Man's -Decayed Fortune
Saved for Him by Woman.
A dispatch from Washington,
says of $10,000 in decayed green
hacks sent to the treasury depart
ment for redemption by 0. D. Earl,
of Morrillon, Ark, all but 25 have
been identified and a check for $9,.
975 was mailed to Mr. Early Friday.
Fearing the. banks were unsafe
Mr. Earl buried his savings in at
, -ld pail in 1904. Recently he dug
up his treasury only to find that the
bills were so decayed that he could
a not discern Lineir numbers. Al]
a rthat was left of the roll was a buncil
,of paper resembling a package o0
f ried leaves, with here and there the
e torn end of a note displaying a fig
e ure. Mrs A. E. Brown, the burni
f money expert of the redemption divi
I sion. was given custody of the un
y recognizable mass when Mr. Ear
e forwarded what was left of his for
tune to the treasury department
s After much tedious work she ha
succeeeded in identifying most of thi
sDIED FROM SHOCK.
a Seer Said Lover Was Untrue An
aPretty Girl Died From.
" At Sansebastian, a most tragi
0 fate beell' a very pretty girl, wh
went Friday to consult a wel
known woman fortune teller on th
future of her fiance- The responls
d must have been unsatisfactory, fo
the girl fainted and died within
few hours. The woman. who is
I- professional fortune teller by mean
of card, has been arrested.
d I.ightning Hit Thim on Head
tAt Durham. N. C.. while loadin
Ling tobacco on Thursday, 18 mile
d from there ,lightning struck Jess
h Fearringtou on the head, tearing
'-hole in his hat and glancing to tree
-nearby- Thouigh un'conscious seve:
a1 hours, he recovered.
SPRINGFIELD CITIZENS TO 4OM.
BAT MOB ELEMENT.
First Troops Sent Away--Law and
Ic Order Being Gradually Restored
n City Under Strict Surveillance.
With a special grand jury voting
d true bills against men who partici
ipated in the rioting at Springfield,.
Ill., on 'last Friday and Sauraay
X nights, with the coroner holding In
e quests over the victims and collect
ing evidence against the rioters for
the grand jury and with the strict
enforcement of law and order in an
parts of the cit/ the first troops have
been sent away.
The First regiment left at den
e o'clock Wednesday .morning for
Coroner Woodruff continues tak
ing evidence at 'the inquest over
Scott Brown, the first negro lynchied.
The doors of the inquest 'room are
s kept locked and newspaper men are
The funeral - of William H Done
t gan, the eighty-year-old. negro, yho
was lynched by the :mob.on Saturday
night, was -held from St. John's lios
pital Wednesday morning. *Not more
than a dozen persons attended the -
service, as all of. the victims .of the"
family - are in Chicago, where they
fled the night of the lynching :.
Now that George Richardson, the
negro, has been indicted for attack;
ing Mrs. Earl Hallam, the state's a
torney declares he will make every.
effort to try him at once.: .The negro. :
members of the 'Springfield fire de
partment have been dischare 'bye
Mayor- Reece "for thegoodof 'the
There has been -severe frietidin
the fire stations ever sined the riot
of Friday night and: the::maydr
thought " it best to: rid the- depart
ment .of negroes and avoid. trouble:
among the firemen. The negen
say they are glad to get:out o:the:'
service, as they realize 'ththe
association with the white nember
of the department is imlossfbe.
Many persois are being head' by
the police for participation the
riots. According to thepoflice in
dictments-will be returned' gainst =
Two hundred men . women and
children slept'. in .the state arsenal
uesday night, guarded- by troops:
While there' was no disturbiaice -of
any; kind in, any partf :'
these people.. have.-not yet recovered
from their fright of Friday anl'ate
urday: nights and are afraid tadenfa
at their own homes duringtA ight.
All left the arsenal early Wednesday
and returned to their homes
FOREST FIRE SPREA RG
Fate of Scattered Ranchers Is Vni
Forest fires on Vancouver Tsand
are extending ini every. directdon, and
the latest reports indicate that theJ
settlements, are threatened. n
Kogsilah district, 20 square iles.6
The fate of the scattered rancher
is 'unknown. The flames -are ad
vancing on -Godstreamn and: 15Kin
habitants are back-firing to save the
village. -Several lumber camps have
been wiped out.
Telegraph and telephone meessages
state 'that the eastern sideofBw
en island is a mass of fire . In one.
settlement 80 souls -were scattere
about the section which has been
sw~ept by the flames, but It-Is im
possible to ascertain their fate.
BLOW FROM BIOTTLE F AAL
Two Anderson Negroes Quarrel anid
A peculiar homicide occurred at
Anderson Friday' when Floyd Tuck
er was killed by Harvey Thompson,
both colored. Thompson was- em
ployed at the plant of the Anderson
Ice Company. Tucker visited the'
plant to get a load of- ice. The two
became engaged in .a controversy
because one of the blocks of ie they.
were loading fell on- Tucker's foot.
Tucker cursed Thompson 'severely,
so it was said at the coroner's in
quest, whereupon Thompson clinch
ed him. They were separated, but
got together a few minutes later.
Tucker had an iron rod in his hands
and dealt Thomipson two or three
blows. Thompson had' a coca-oia
bottle in his hand and rapped Tuck
er over the head three times, the
third strike shattering the bottle to
pieces. Tucker arose from the
ground where he was knocked -by
Thompson and got in his wagon -to
drive off Soon after getting in the
wagon he became unconscious and
was hurried to a drug stoi-e for at
tention. He died two hours later
without regaining consciousness.
Thompson is in the county jail. *
MET TRAGIC DEATH.
Xeck Broken in a 'Very Peculiar ManL
Cicero Hol'oomb, a .well known
farmer, who lives near' Gainsvile.,
Ga., had his neck lbroken Friday
morning as he was coming to Gaines
ville with a one-horse team. Some
part of the harness broke, and Mr.
Holcomb got out to mend it. He
gave it a hard pull, ..and the harness
broke, throwing him into a ditch,
his neck being broken in the fall.
He was a Confederate Veteran. -*
Hilled in Runaway at Pickens.
Pickens was saddened Wednes
day evening by the death of 3. E.
llarris. He was out driving and his
horse ran against a telcphone post,
s throwing him out and breaking his
e neck.He died suddenly-He was ain effi
a cient clerk for Heath, Bruce,' Morrow
s & Co and was twenty-three'years old.
-His home was in Charlotte, to which
place was his body' shipped.*