Newspaper Page Text
VOL. XXIV MANNING, S. C. WEDNESDAY, JULY 13 1910 O. 54
Umer SPiiM CirUMStace Neau
Cehubia e Thursday.
WAS DROWNED IN POOL
3trs. IW'okter %lartin i. lhe Name.4
the Suppeel Victi amid Her Hu.
band and a Man Named Lewis
Neeley Has Been .%rre-ted Char;
ed With Murdering the Woman.
The State says Mrs. IBookter %Iar
tin. better known as Cico Starnes.
was drowned Thursday afternoon
between two and three o'clock. in
Hampton's pond. a few miles south
east of Co:umbia. The suspicicu
circumstances surrounding her deal:
Wed to the arrest of Bookter Martii..
her husband. and Lewis Neeley. both
present at the time. who are held
pending the coroner's inquest will
take place Sunday afternoon at three
Constable J. D. Dunnaway. who
arrived at the pond. placed Neelev
and Martin under arrest. Mab-i
Blackburn. the fourth member of
the party who lives in the disorderly
.house run by Dallas Starnes. was not
arrested. The two men are said to
have been drinking heavily and still
were under the inluence of whiskey
Besides Neeley. Martin an-! the
Blackburn woman. a few small boy.
were the only eye witnesses of the
tragedy. One of the boys sa'd that 1
one of the men had Mrs. Bartin on
bis back out 'n the water. In some
way, which the little fellow coul-I
not explain. she fell off and wa.
drowned. It is alleged that the men
had previously threatened to dro .i
one of the boys.
Mrs. Bookter Martin. the dead wo
man. is said to have led -a very
checkered career prev/ous to her
marriage to Martsn. who lives ei:i
teen miles out on the Camden rc a
The two did not stay togethe- .n
after they were married. Lew's i
Neeley. now being held on suspicion.
was recently arre.sted and ;-leased
from the county jail. where h was
held pending the investigation of
the disappearance of Morgan Sanoak.
a 15-year-old boy of Waverley. wu
has not been neard from June Sth.
when be left his home with .\eziev
and another men. Arthur Lo'e.t
TO RESORT TO Cot'RTS.
Picture Syndicate Says They Will
Protect Their Interests.
That the moving picture syndi
Cate% owning the Jeffries-Johnsota
fight ftlms. will resort to the Cour -
of the several States to detea n.iaat
their right to produce the picture.~.
was indicated at Philadelphia Thury.
day, when one of the best known
moving picture tten in the 'country
who has a big interest in :.ie s' n
dicate. said that the agitation agar:
the displaying of the pictures w.a. -1
be fought. He said that too much
money had 'been invested by the1
syndcate. whiten represents -rev
ditierent interests, to stand by :u:
see the fight pictures prohibited with.
out making a co::test to determine
the right of city authorities to stop
the display. The pictures. it wt.'
further anaounced would be placed
on public view in New York. Bsoston.
Philadelphia. Chicago and sev~eral
other cities on July 1$.
Lives .Are Lost and Duamage W~rought
Western Mirnnesotat and easterna
South Dakota were visited Tuesday
evening by severe wind and elect ri
cal stornis, which may .have caud'
lss of life and great damage to cit
es and farming communities. The
storm seems to have followedi a wl
defined path west of Madison. Wi re.,
are down west of this point. It.
ports indicate that one or more t'r
nadoes have swept through ths
storm area and a report fromt Wit
tertown says a circus tent was blownt
down and the stage destroyed bn.
tre. One man was kil:ed and se'
INC(.t1WENT LA)%~* Ot-T.
Faiso'n Nominated for Conars mn
Third N. C. DIs.trict.
Dr. John M. Faison. of Warsa
Iublinl county. N. C.. wa ed
dy nominated for Corngresst by thn
Democratic Convention of the :!N
C. district. The Convention. whichi
was held at Godst ro. began Tue-s
day, the nomination being matie on
the 44th ballot. after an all nigh:
sssion. There were nyve c-andidaites
in the race. one of them betig tne
present Congressman. Charles E-.
Thomas. of Newbern. D~r. Fais in is
about sixty years old. and is a .rac
ticing pysician. While active in pol
itics. he has nee held office.
Haby Found C'ninjuredl.
A seven-mioniths-old child.r
found in a corn, feld adjoinin-l
s en of the li Four wredr ;i
Middetown. Ohio. Thursday mer
ing. The child had been th'ere sot
it is believed, it was hurled the.
by the co:lision.
ietective Fatally Injured!.
(ctvrnertive~ W. M C--limnt n:
a runaway Tuiesday afternoonm .E'
Cllius wais in :a buggy with Pol
na A. J. Matthews andi anfothel
mant. The horse b.alie' thae bugti:
was overturnled and Mr. Collins wn
OFFERED BIG PLACE
C"OMMISSloNER WATMON OFFER
Elb HIGHER POSITION.
Selected Without Knowledge of Sd
licitation by National Government
to Fill Newly Created Posltion.
A special dispatch from Wrizzhts
ville. N. C.. to The State says E.
J. Watson Wednesday made the fol
lowing statement in answer to a
question as to an offer of a federal
I really do not care to say any
thing about it. but I always try to
be frank. and since you ask the dir
rect question. I will tell you that
it is true that on Monday last. by
one of the cabinet officers. without
any so:iciting on my part. or even,
an intimation of the possibil
ity of such a thing until I re
ceived a wire from Washington. I
was tendered one of the most at
tractive positions in the gift of the
nvtional government at a salary
arger than the assistant secretary
>f any of the departments. larger
han any of the governors of the
tates. save Tenne'ssee and in effect
better perhaps than that of United
Asked as to the position itself.
ommissioner Watson said:
"I do not feel at liberty to state
at exactly. However. the duties
ould be in the nature of those of
L special representative of the Wash
ngton government and of a purely
onstructive and non-political car
,cter. being in execution of a re
paly developed determination in
he part of the government to push
vith especial vigor American trade
nd commerce into the furtherest
ections of the world. The duties
rould be In line with those to which
have devoted my every energy in
uth Carolina. but with the world
or a field. and would carry the
nan discharging them first for some
'ears to the Orient-China. Japan
d .\ongolia-and then to South
frica and other countries. The du
tes of the position would be such
oo. as to enable one to accomplish
nuch for the texile industry of the
outh as well of the country at large
Lnd perhaps to do a great deal on
.l matters pe'rtaining to cotton.
rhich great American agricultural
rodtmet would receive. under the
olicy adopted. mcst particular at
ention. The fullest exploitation of
merican manufactured products in
rorld's regions wherein they are now
nknown would be a leading line of
Asked still further about the of
er. Mr. Watson said:
"I was totally in the dark that
was even being thought of. and
ad no intimation until a telegram
me to me last wec. while I was
ttending . farmers' union meeting
d I went to Washington. where ?
ound that Representativ'es Burle
on of Texas and Lever of this State
tad surgested my name in connec
ion with the position when inquir
es were being made about congress
's to a man equipped for the ser
'ice desired. After the cabinet
2eeting on .\onday. last. after a very
brief interview with me. the cabi
et officially tendered the commnis
lon to me without regard to in
orsements or any thing else. anmd
vas readly to make the appointment
.hen and there. I was allowed a
'easonable time to consider the mat
:er. at my reqiuest, owing to its
'ar-reaching effect upon my own fui
ure and uponx the work which I
save been devoting my every e'nergy
n my home State."
"What are you going to do about
t?" was asked.
Ar. Watson said. "That I can not
et teil. The offer, coming in th:2
form and being an offer of a posi
tion of grave responsibilities free
"rom the influence of politics, and
ing of the same constructive char
aeter as work in which I .have been
engaged, is extremely atterin;:. and
the salary maaes it alluring. On
the other hand my whole soul is
vrapped up in the work of my own
state. This work is developing at
n atonishing rate. and I am nr'
Leeking the fruits of untiring labor
every side. The work I have
wanted to do ia South Carolina is
not yet done, hut it is on the high.
ising tide, and I should hate to
!anon it. Butt I am a poor man
ind the State pays scarcely a living
'n 'er present conditions, but then
Lnd there are many things to be
'aken -.nto consider'ation. and I am
iving them the most careful con
..ideration of my life. As yet I
honestly don't know w~hat I will do.'
It is learned that the salary con
-;iAeraby exceeds $5.?MO( a year witn
: expenses in addition.
TOOxK KNIyE FRtOM NIEG RO.
Attackd in Her Home by Black. She
Gete Better of Him.
At Rodney. near Corsicansa. Texas.
TTuesday. a negro entered the home
f Hub Bailey. a merchant and bran
ishing a knife. threatened a crimi
al assault upon Mirs. Bailey. a bride
of three months. who grappled witt
hin'. securing the weapon and forc.
ig the negro to take fli:;ht. Posse.
caught the negro in Richland creel
otom. and after he was identtfied
he was harged to a tree nearby. Thi
'ody was found and cut down.
Negro shoots Conductor.
When Conductor Roberts of :h
rn Mtountain Railroad demarde
fare of Enos Stetson. a negro. naa
Talaiah. La.. .\onday atternnon. t h
ltter. sho't Rnberts down Tbn enA1
d jctor is' proQbablv mort-ell" wondron
He ws rushe'I to the railroad hosp!
tl at Mtagee. Ark. Stetson jumpe
rom the train and he is being searci'
d by a large crowd! of arme
ctizes. Thist he wi:! be '.m.ce
Jefres-Johmse Fight Picures Barred
Fres Many Cities
ALL OVER THE NATION
Movement Started at Ho,,ton by the
(lhistian Endeavor Society an I
it Rapidly Spread All Ocr the
lnited States and Other CUountrir%
on Both Sides of Ocean.
The officials of the Christian En
deavor Society were much pleased
over the result cf ineir no:e?-ert
started at Boston Tuesday aga.n.-L
the exhibition of the pictnres of 0-_
Jeffries-Johnson fight. Urgent tel.
grams have been sent to a:1 the
branch societies throughout the
world to continue the agitation.
Fort Wort~h. Texas. July 6.-in
response to the request of Mayor
Davis. the city commission has pass
ed an ordinance prohibiting the ex
ibitionaof pictures of the Johnson
and Jeffries fight in this city.
Harrisburg. Pa.. July 6.-Mayor
i. S. Meals tod.y issued an order
prohibiting the showing of the Rewo
prize fight pictures in this city. The
mayor said that Harrisburg has
many colored people and that he
could not take any chances of dis
Louisville, Ky.. July 6.-Mayor
William 0. Head announced today
that the exhibition of the Jeffries
ohnson moving fight pictures would
be prohibited in Louisville. Che
mayor says he fears race riots.
Portland. Me.. July 6.-The exhi
bition of prize fight pictures in Maine
photographic or other reproduction
Legislature in 1897. The law reads:
Whoever publicly exhibits any
photographic orot her reproducil)
of a prize fight shall be puzianed 7
a fine not exseeding $500.''
Mobile. Ala.. July 6.-Mayor Ly
ns today instructed Chief of Police
Giblin to inform all moving picture
show operators in Mobile that 'they
would not be permitted to preeort
pictures of the Jeffries-Johnson
fight. Efforts to show the pictures
will be followed by summary c:obing
of the houses. .
New Orleans. July 6.-Mayor Be,
man today issued an order to the
chief of police to arrest the proprie- Z
tor of any theatre Atzempting to sh--J
t'e moving pictures of the JefTr-et
Johnson fight and directing that tha I
licenses of any such theatres shal t
Lenington. Ky.. July 6.-Police
Judge Southgate today issued a si:n
ed statement. declaring that mov
In- pictures -f the Jeffries-Johnson
fight will not be exhibited .here.
Washingtonl. July 6.--Moving pic
ures of the Jeffries-Johnson fight
annot be shown in this city, nor
lsewhere in the District of Co:umi-C
ia. This was the decision of the
district commissioners today.
Little Rock. Ark.. July 6.--Mayor
July today issued a proclamation
eclaring against the ex.hihition of
ictures of the Jeffrie~s-Johnson fight
n moving picture shows here. lie
pposes it on the ground that it wil
stir up race prejudice and cause
trouble among the races that would
not otherwise occur.
Milwauke'e. .1 -ly .---The exhibi
tionl of the Jeffrios-Johnson fight will
not be permitted in Milwaukee.
Lit:l" Rock. Ark.. July 6.-Gov
ernor r~onaghey decared to lay that
e would prevent the exhiaitiona
roving pictures of the Jeffries
.lohnson fi-ht anywhere in Arkan
m.. if it is in h is power to do so.
Richmond. \'a.. July 6.--Governor
ann todav stated :bat Jhe will re
quest officials of every city and town
n \'irginia to prohibit the showing
f the Jeff ries-J ohnson fight pic
Ioston, Mass.. July 6.--Mayor
Fitzgerald stated positively this af
ternoon that he would not allow 'he
leffries-Johnlsonl tight pictures to oce
shwn in Boston.
Charloite. N. C.. July 6.- Mayor
Hawkins stated to-day that moving
pictures of the Jeffries-Johnsonl
fight will uot be allowed to show in
Richmond. V'a.. July 6.-Mayor
Richardson and Chief of Police
Werne emphatically declared inat
they will use every means to prev.ent
the pictures being .hown here. and
will lrnvoke aid of the hoard of Potice
Spartanhuarg. July 6. --Person
ally I ani emphatically opposed to
aowing the Retno fight pictures to
be shown in Spartanbuirg. I will
pree:it it if m.y authority permits.
declared Mayor J3. IR. Lee to-d'ty.
Columbia. S. ('.. July 6.- -At a
siecial meeting at noon to-day, the
Columbia City commission passed a
resolut ion forbidding the productioni
in this city of the Jeffries-J.,hnson
prize fi':ht pictures.
Svanna~h. Ga.. July 6.-Mayor
George W. Tiedamian stated to-day
that under no circumstances5 would
he permit the showir g of the Jeff
ri.'-.lhnson prize fi:ht pictures in
The Savannah people. both white
and colored have shown very :ittlo
r en: ov :.h result of the fight.
an dthe mayor does not propnse to
~erm:t an appeal to race prejudice
through the presentation of the pic
tures of the battle.
AM~anta, Ga.. July 6.-By, practi
ijcally unamimous vote the Atla::ta
cit' counetl to-day passed an ordit
anc'e prhbtn the productiton here
-of mnving pie' ures of Prize ficbts.
Ithe penal? y for sta-lation being S.i'
-fine, thirty days' imprisonment and
t.'te forfeit'ure of the offending thea'
Capetown. July 6 - There isa
i despread demanA. here fo: tbi
STILLS WERE RAIDED
NEWL.\WS CI*lE-..T E IMEMAiND ON
Fight, Folleen Attempt.% to Wipe Out
the Traic. One Officer Killed and
Five .re Wounded.
The official report of inte-rnati mai
Revenue Coamisioner Royal E. Ca
ael: will contain many surprises whca
it is offered for publcation. Whne
exact figures are not available. it is
estimated that ::.too illicit stills were
raided and scized during the pt.:
year. whi;e the rigures for the yes:
erding June 3". 199. showed l..1"
saccesful raids. The coin inissioner
deelares that prohibitory legislation
n the Southern states and the shcr.
age of corn and consequent raise 'in
the price of legitimate corn whisk--..
to $2.5) a gallon. caused the moon
hine business boom and prosperi ,.
The price of moonshine whiskey
in Virginia is quoted at $1.25 and
urchasers and consumers say it is
uperior stuff. One revenue officer
was kil:ed and five were wounded
lurin: tne last 90 days. Kentucky
opularly supposed to be the moon
hiners paradise. is not included in
he moonshine belt. although som'
Ilicit distilling goes on in that state.
Deputy Collector Anderson lost his
ife by being ambushed. He anv.
)ne of his deputies were shot down
without a chance for their lives in
, fair fight. The deputy was wound
d. but escaped. Three moonshiners
rere captured and received sentents
f twenty to thirty years. Collector
)un!ap. of the Eastern district of
rennessee. risked his life within two
reeks after he had received his corm
nission. It is seldom that revenue
ollectors take part in a r-ud 'out
unlap bad formerly been the' T-nit
d States marshal for that '14trict.j
Ld when he locitted a stil!. '.rou.;!i
is agents. he organized a raid aud
teaded It himself.
The party charged t-he still in the
ace of a broadside from the moon
iners. Dunlap sustained a minor
round but did not fall. Wh x the
oonshiners saw that the o:lcurs
rere not to be stopped. they signal
e their surrender. and Dunly) was
bout to handcuff the leader when
he man drew a weapon and starte'.
o .. a%.ain .-e-t'ap zlincho-1 with
im in a rough and tumble struggle.
n which they rolled down the -noun
ain side. Duilap was severely in
ured in addition to the guns-hot
round he had sustained. but he not
is man. There were six persons at
hat still, four men and two women.
One of the most spectacular en
ounters which the Federal officers
tave had with moonshiners in recen;
ears was the raid headed by Agent
;ams in North Carolina three weeks
Lgo. A pitched batle took place.
n which over 4001 shots were ex
hanged. but no one was seriously
jured. and the mtoonshiners surren
lered after a long seige. Moonshini
rs realize t~iat arrest and con-:ic
ion mean long terms of imprison
ent. Conse.quently they rarely sub
nit to arrest without a tight and
hoot to kill. .\any of them feet
hat .they are justittedi in killing the
ifcyrs. Local sentiment is invar'
ably with the moonshiners. .Stil
'J.'-10 stills were captured duringt
e last eight years.
sT.inS HIS WIFE.
lhite Man in Auguta Kills HIer
With Sharp [tazor.
Tom Desmnuke. a white man. w-he
ives out on the Savannah road. sev.
tral miles from Augusta. G;a.. cu~t
the brachial artery in the left arm
f his wife last night with a razo:r
td she bled to death shortly after
wards. Desmuke was airrested af
ter the crime by a county officer and
did not offer any resistance. The
rime was a horrible one and there
seems to be no motive for it. Des
muke was drunk at the time.
Whq(n the omeier went to Des
nuke's house to arrest him. Ie
nuke met him at the door, attired
n only one garment, a top) shirt.
which was stained with blood. The
only witness to the crime was D)eF
muke's little daughter. S~he sai.i
her mother was sitting in the beack
door when her father sudde'nly ru--h
ed up to her and stabbed her with
TW~O ENGINECMEN KIL.LED).
t.ocootive Struck Cow and Pinned
Them U'nder Engine.
The Seaboard Air Line passenger
train number .~.'. front Jackconville
to Cedar Key. was wrecked at Mar.
ietta. Fla.. .\onday afternoon and a;
a result engineer George L.. Gran;:er
and fireman Will Johnson are dead.
The accident ws5 caused by the en
gine hitting a cow. Th-- engin.'
turned over. pinning the engzineer
and fireman utnderneath. One pas
senger was hurl.'d over the seat and
injured internally. He is at the
hospital. but will recover. The fact
that there were nto more injured ts
accoune'd for by the fact that the
train had sowed dow n when it was
seen that it would strike rthe cow.
Th.iele-% Ine't Church.
The second Baptist church in Suf
field. Conn.. was entered hv 'hieves
last week. who .cl a sohid silver
comun:on set. as well as a pewter
ser'ice used :r. Revolu:tonary da..
T:h latter was v-rv '.'a a:, Tbh
Fto..cope pittre- of the .Teffr;cs
Johnson fight. owing to their effer
on the natives signs alt eady ar4
Ievident amo~ng them of excitemen
o .a-~u o( -h' victorv of *be ne
SWEPT INTO SEWER
.I 3.tN H.sEs HIS .IFE 1Y A
VERY QU EER ACU;IDEFNT.
Frank A. Reynold% Disappe ars in a
Cave-in of the Earth and is Swept
While talking to William Okaes.
a fellow employe. Frank A. Rey
nolds. an oiler in the Big Four
yards. suddenly disappeared in a
cave-in of earth and despite efforts
of rai:road employes. two companies
of the fire department and the life
saving crew. was carried into the
Ohio and drowned.
Reynols and Oakis. the former
with his oil can in hand. were stand
ing In the yards a: Preston and Main
when the cave-n occured. Reynoids
wes precipitated into one of the
large sewers that empties in the
Ohio. scarcely two blocks away.
Dakes. who narrowly escaped. ran
quickly and gave the alarm. return
ing in a short time with a long
piece of hose.
This he threw into the sewer, and
although he could not see Reynolds.
a vigorous tugging on the hose not
ified the rescurers that the man was
still alive. The men above the
rround were preparing for a heart%
pull. when there was a further cave
n followed by muffed cry from Rey
nolds. A detachment of the fire de
partment arrived on the scene. bat
the continued falling of the ground
made any attempt to rescue hazard
The life saving crew made a rush
rip up stream from Fourth street.
&nd after watching the sewer pour
its m-uddy volume for a few minutes.
letected a 6tream of oil, showing
c'rit the man's oil can was empty
Despite the crumbling of the
-..rth. which ir.creased the opening
:o 20 feet in width, the fire depart
nent and a large party continued
heir efforts and were rewarded
bout noon by finding the dead bodv
f the other. It was taken ou% at
he cave-in. Many trains of the Big
Four and Chesapeake stnd Ohio pass
ver the sewer daily and a freight 1
ad just passed, when Reynolds sank I
RURAL CARRIERS MEET.
[hey Had a Big Time at the State I
With the election of officers. an
.ddress by Fourth Assistant Pwst
naster General DeGraw. an address
)y Congressman Finley. a good roads
discussion. under the aus;pice. of
he Columhia Record's good roads
ourists. nad the transaction of ro-at
ne business. the State Rural Lettei
arriers' Association of Sout Caro
ina held a busy session Tuesday
nornin:. reaching final ajournment
hortly after one o'clock that after
oon, with the singing of "'God He
ith You Till We .\eet Again." 'The
ession has been one of pleasure anu
rofit, and has been by far the bes:
n the history of the Association.
rom the point of attendence. and
rom point cf interest and enthus
asnm shown in the organization. The
'isitors were made to feel at home
n Ne'wberry, and they have gone t'.
heir homes ethusiastic in praise ot
e wberry's hospit ality.
Florence was selected as the next
neting place. P'resident Thes. :..
icker. Secretary Paul K. Crosby
and Treasury Arthur W. Hill were
.nanimously reelected. M\r. E'. W.
romer was unanimously e:ected vice
As delegates to the next annua:
-onvention of tine national associa
ion, which meets at Little Rock in
September. the convention electeu
Miss Florence E. titvingston. M\ess
rs. Paul K. Crosby. Stanley A. Burch
and F. C. DeVoe. Miss Livingston
'headed the ticket."
ON E IDEA L JI'ROIR.
Never Heard of Tariff But May Have
Heard of Roos.eve'lt.
The only man out of a special
venire of fifty met' caled for the
trial of Robert S. Noah. charged w'th
murdering a homeosteader near K.'n
more in 190s,. to be seate'd was Joh
irama. aged ::years. and a farmer
in the "bad landis" south of Minot.
N. 1). He declared that he never
took and interest in "noospapers
nd knew nothing n. the "tariff" or
the case in question.I
"But." inquired Judge E. fl. Goss.
"do you not get pap~ers?"' Br'ama ex
plair..'d that occasionally he was gi':
en a farm paper at Fargo by a
neihoring farmer,.3and that h:s
wife still "insisted" on getting a
story paper for one of his c'ildren.
Iof which he had four. the' eldiest age d
il. He did not know what the word
-tariff"'' meant. 'The pictutre of a'er
oplanes he thought t-:ose of kites.
and tittered incredulously when told
his fellowmen has mastered the air.
Hranma ,nfamiliar.t. --I: seems I've
heard tell of the name. but I clrn
most forgot it Soldier. waxsn't he?'
"Your .honor." said State's Attor
~ey Geoirge A. McGee. of Minot. "the
attorney tor :he derense will not
challer'ge the juror and I wi not
Gross grimly. 'Take a seat in the
box. pleace. At any event, the .iuror
knows nothing a.aout the case.' re
marked the judge.
Fonrm% 'nel ILoan Fundl.
William R. Br'adbury. a 'aim
man. 'aho s(rved a 'erm :n the
Sa'e z'ri'an at San Quantn. r'a:.. on
convction of perjury 'aas reased
reently and depe-6ited $1"'."'0 as
a fund from which ex-conlvicts may
borrow and pay. Ins ?et cent. interest.
A Blind Tiger Raider Employed by
VICTIM MADE SPEECH
The Door- of the Jail and the Young
lk-tective. Who Shot Restaurant
Keeper. Taken Out and Hanged.
Writes r'er.onal Itters Home
While Mob Storms Jail.
Carl Etberintton. 22 yearm old.
employed Thursday night by the
State Anti-Saloon League as a b:indi
tiger raider. was lynched here at
10..' tonight. following a day of al
most continiuos: rioting. The heavy
doors of the Licking county jail
were battered down and Ethering
ton was dragged from his cell. He
was shot. kicked and bruised be
fore the street was reached and the
inish followed quickly.
Etherington. early in the evening
onfessed he killed William Howard.
proprietor of the 'Last Chance" res
aurant and former cheif of police
n a raid of alleged "speak easies."
In a raiding scuffle at 1.30 this af
ernoon and narrowly escaped being
nched at the time. When news
rom the .hospital that Howard had
lied passed over the city at 3 o'
lock tonight the fury or the mob
ook definite form. Large battering
ams were directed upon the doors
f the Licking county jail. but the
eputies were powerless. The doors
ell after nearly an honr's attack.
Cryngly piteously. Etherington. a
urly headed Kentueklin. who has
een serving as a strike-Iireaker
ince he was released from marine
ervice three months ago. was drag
ed forth. "I didn't mean to do it."
e wailed. His cries fell upon deaf
Fearing that the mob spirit would
ot be satisned by one victim. She.
f Linke immediately asked Ad'.u
ant General Weybrecht for troops
,o protect six other "dry raiders''
eld at the city prison. in another
ection of the town. A hurried
tuard was thrown out in their de
ense. T-he mob after the first taste
f blood .eemed quiet hut it is fear
-. that they will attack the city pris
n b'fore the night 4! finished.
Etherington's last moments. while
e heard the mob battering dowo
%e doors. were spent in praying and
i riting a note to his parents. farm
rs residling near Willisburg. Ky.
Howard. it is charged. did nor re.
ist the detectives when .ey enter
d his place on the outs'kirts of New
irk. He. it is said. however. put
is arms about Etherincton. as it
o hcld him, whereupon the officer
ire-l a bullet into Howard's head.
Striking Raltimore and Ohio rail
ay empboyers declare the Tibering
n recently et-me to Newark as
.strike-breaker, and the ill fee'ing
rowing out of i)he strike was inten
;ified by the slayirug.
Friday night a st.-ike-breaker was
hrsued through the street for set
'ral blocks. He saved himself by
up'ing through a -window of a
The detectives arrived next morn
ng with search and seizure warrants
ro.:red from the mayor of Gran
-lle. a nearby village. One of the
rst saloons visited was that of
ouis flelton. where a bartender. Ed
ard McKenna. was hit over the
lad with brass knuckles. The de
~ective who hit him was pursued by
crowd that quickly assembled. The
detective was rescued by the police
with difficulty. The officers with the
prisoner were fojlowed by the mob
to the pail.
While the mob was battering down
the doors. Etheringtonl was in his
ell. In an attempt to commit sui
-'ide .he smothered his head in- his
-nat and set fire to it. He was
aught in time.
In the melee as the mob was leav
ing the jail eight prisoner". hel.d
for petty offenses. escaped. One
refused to leave.
As Etherintton mounted the
block ready for the swin'g he was
asked to make a speech.
'1 want to warn all young fe!'ows
not to try to make a living the way*
I have done--hy strike breaking and
taking jobs like this." he declared.
I had hetter have worked and I
woundn't he .here now."
The swing of the rope c'ut him
short. He hung there for an hour
whie the crowd quietly left. After
the first exetement there was no
disorder. At the finish there were
hundreds. of women and liitle c-hii
dren in the crowd, all eager to ar
'omplish his death. No member of
the mob was masked and nc, at
tempt was made to conceal their
identity. The leaders were personal
friends of the dead man.
SUl(CIDE AT WASHINGTON.
ISouthernor Reduced to Hie Iast
Nickel Through Illnes%.
Reduced to his last nickel by ill
-s. .1. C Rean. aced forty-sevon.
of Hattiesburn. Miss.. ended his b1fe
at W'ashington Friday byv 'Cinki:a
arote acid. H:s body was found
by- a park policeman :n a '-lump of
- -''hes on the matli A small empty
Iho?:ie wa- tound near the body.
Wriren on~ the f~y lea! of a no'
hok r ho. deoad man's troake: a a
.he "llon ing: -Mr -brother's. nam'
is E W Dear.. Q. ani (~ freight d.
pot. Meridan. Mis. The only ar
t'ees of -alue found in the pocket
were a dollar watch and a fi've-cen
'piece- Dean had been stopping a
. loc-al hotel for the past :"'o w'eek
an a~ere : nd donnadenlt.
BAND 'LAYS WHILE THE BOAT
Look lMke a Hepetition of Slocum
Eicurson. - Thousands Watched
'The old wooden three-decker.
Grand Republic. sister ship of the
ill-fated excursion steamer. Gen.
Slocum. caught fire Wednesday af
ternoon while passing through the
narrows in New York harbor, on
her way to that city from Far Rock
away. and hurried full steam abead
her whistle blowin.: a continuous
succession of short. nervous blasts
and a plume of smoke trailing be
hind her. for the Cresent Athletic
Club pier on the Brooklyn shores.
Her 24- passengers were all land
ed safely and the fire extinguished
with $2.500 damage. but there was
no little alarm in the city and on
the harbor until the full details we-e
Everybody remembered how a lit
tle more than six years ago, the
Slocum. caught fire in the East riv
er. when crowded with 1.500 pleas
ure seekers. mostly women and chil
dren. and was burned to the water a
edge with 938 drc-a'.ed. crushed, or
Wednesday, as then, the fire start
ed. nobody knows how, in the gal
ley just abaft the starboard paddle
wheel and spread quickly through
the wooden superstructure. There
was no panic. The women were bad
ly frightened, but the crew had no
trouble in keeping them in hand.
and the children were so pleased
with the music of the band, that
they kept playing through the dash
for shore, that they never knew
The calls for aid from the Grand
tepublic brought fire boats. tugs.
steamers and a Brooklyn fire engine
to the pier and the passengers were
quickly put on shore and the re
Thousands of people had gathered
ilong the shores to watch the blaz
ing vessel. Capt. Carmen. when the
ire was discovered. directed the en
gineer. who was sticking to his post.
in a smoke-filled engine room. to
keep up as much steam as possible
tnd put on full speed.
Capt. Carmen and Purser John Mc
onaghey. by prompt attention.
Inelled what seemed for a few min
uto-s would devel3p into a panic.
Men and women began to scream for
lp. but as the shores. at the point
where the fire was discovered were
-lose by. the fears of the passenger
Life preserves were handed out to
he people as fast as they could be
raken from the racks. and for a time
t loked as if many of those wno
'ad life preservers would jump over
board. Children were lost in th
teneral exciteme1.nt. but were rest.n
d to their parents after the vessc
ad docked. Capt. Carmen ordered
rhe band to play until told to stop.
The work of getting the people off
the boat was done quickly and with
WILL USE' HIS !IFLUENCE.
(.avernor Ansel to Recommend! ag
pression of Pictume.
Governor Ansel ha4 agreed to us
his inuuence to prohibit the exhi
:,ition of moving pictures of the Jef
fries-Johnson nttht. He has address
d the following telegram to WVil
lam S. Shaw. the general secretary
f the United Society of Christian
'ndeavor. 'Your wire receive1. Ves.
I will join the other Governors id
recommending p~o'nibition of molin;~
pictures of Jeffries-Johnson fight.
The following telegram had be-n
received by Governer Ansel fromn
Mr. Shaw: "Race riots ani nmurders
in many places followed the an
nouncemenlt of Johnson~. victory~
prize light. These resuts will be
multiplied many fold bry moving pic
ture exhibitions. Will you join the
Gcvernors in recommending the pro
hibition of the demoralizing sho"
n some of ot:: young people'"
AN AWy'l-L IEED.
Womiuan Zrownls Child to Thwrart
Crazed by the tear that her six
year-old daughter would tb- kidnap
ped. Mrs. W. IL. Duston. wife cf a
wel: to do r-anchma~n, living 11 miles
from Cortex. Colo.. drowned the
'hild in a washtub to save It from
what her unbalanced mind consid
.red a worse fate. Mrs. Luxton was
found W.'dnesday night by Sh.-riff
Gawath on :he door step of the sher
iffs home at Dlurango. She told in
an incohe'rent story of a conspiracy
tc kidnap her daughter and declared
she had thwarted t~he plotters by
ho'lding the child's bead in a tub
of wate'r unti! it was dead.
Three Thieves Injured.
While Col. H P. Rope. vice pr.'s
ident of the Carnegie $teel company.
was attending a baseball game in
Fores field. Pitt-'hurg. three auto
mobile thieves stole his touring car.
They were getting away unti: tbey
coiidcd with a smokestack in a
treet and the car turned turtle.
John M::ler ar-d A. G. Lucas will
de and Chareis Hays is seriously
nued as the result of the attempt
Had Needle in Heart.
.I 1 .andgraf.W. ns.. Miranda
band was arrcsicd on suspicion o~
having came.d her death. An au'
op.'- revealed a cambric :eedle
percing the woman's beart. There
was no scar on the body to s'ho'
that the ::eedle had punctured the
sk,, ad tho ian was re'eased.
ENDS HER IFE
After Shootig aid Ki g Her Hasbas
and Her Little Gd.
TOOK CARBOLIC ACED
In Letterm She Wrote She Gre as
a Reason for Her Act% the Bru
tality of Her Husband.--Borrow
ed Revolver from Her Father for
At Chicago on Friday Mrs. Henry
Mulsaw. goaded to desperation by
rhe alleged brutality and unfaithful
ness of -her husband. a street car
conductor, shot and fatally woanded
the latter and theis three-year-old
daughter. and then killed herself by
raking carbolic acid. Mrs. Mulsaw
borrowed a revolver from her fath
er alleging that she needed it for
protection when her husband work
ed at night. Then she wrote letters
to her parents. her mother-in-law
and to the public.
In these she declared that she had
been a good and faithful wife, but
that Mulsaw spent his spare time
with other wome and often bet
Mulsaw is alleged to have |been
with another woman until 4 o'clock
Thursday morning, when he return
ed to his home. According to the
police he began abusing his wife.
seizing her by the hair and kicking
She then drew the revolver and
ihot him in the abdomen. He fell
to the floor and she sent another
bllet into his back. She went to
her bedroom and fired a bullet into
he body of her little daughter.
Satisfied that both were dead she
ompleted the traged by taking pois
n. That she kissed her child after
aking the poison is shown by the
narks on the child's face.
DARING DEED SAVES PLANT.
Wt Trust Enployee Braves Horrible
Death to Shut Valve.
While firemen poured powerful
treams of water upon him. W. A.
Xea' er. superintendent of the At
antic Relining plant. Pittsburg. Pa..
lashed daringly through dame an.
moke early Thursday and shut a
alve which prevented fire spreadin;
rom a burning still of benzine tu
reat ranks of oil nearby. In the
-icinity over 30.000 barrels of pe
roleum in various stages of refine
nent were stored. Two thousand pci
Lons cailed from their beds by the
>eril. cheered the superintendent as
ie came scorched from the burning
;til. What would likely have been
catastrophe similar to that at Sher
dan several years ago when 200e
cople were seriously injured in a
asoline explosion was prevented'
~nd the loss conflneli to the benzine
LANDS IN BiE).
ind Runaway Horse rightents Oc
cupants into Hysterics.
A blind horse, frightened by the
xplosion or a cannon, at Vincennes,
nd.. early Wednesday. ran away.
trew its driver. Wayne Hunting.
~ut or the buggy.. fatally injurinig
im. plunged through a window of
he borne or Mrs. Anna Drugger and
ell on a bed, where Mrs. Dugger
and her daughter were seriously
ruised and both were shocked into
ysteria before the men of the
neighborhood attracted by t'he crasn
and the screams of the womer'.
:ould drag the frantic horse out of
WENT OVER VERGE.
.utomobile P'lunged from Bridge in
As a result of an auto plunging
from a bridge into San Pedro creek.
15 feect below, at San Antonio. Tex.,
Wednesdayv. one person is dead anc
four injured, two probably fatally.
The machine t'urned turtle as it feil
into the water. The dead are: Miss
Dot Mill'r. buried under the wreck;
body had to be chopped out with
an axe. Probably tata:ly injured:
Dorothy Miller and Ettie Lehert.
Fred Burns and Jim Johnson. the
latte-r the chauffeur. were slightiy
Killed by Fall.
The body of 3. W. Scruggs. who
died Wednesday night from the ef
fects of a fall from the third story
of his boarding house in Augusta.
was taken to .'ditchel. Ga.. for burial.
Nothing is known as to the cause
of the accident. He retired early
and about two o'clock next morning
a policeman stumbled over his body
ying on the pavement. .-A feet be
:ow his bed room aindow.
Forces Auto Courtesy.
IWhile driving in his automobile
on the road near Ginter Park. V'a..
Lewis D. Larus. a wealthy tobacco.%t.
essayed to pass Henry Jones. a tar
I w'r. who-.e horse tsecame rrightenedl
by th machine. Larus stopped
when Jones drew a revolver. The
horse was led past and the incident
Carry Out suicide Part.
ISupposedly the resu't of a u
cide pact the bodies of .V Gam
mill andi Mrs P~eulah Marsh were
found Su~nday in a boarding house
conducted by the man's mother.
Mrs. Mars~h was a widow and was to
have been married to Gammin is a