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FLEE IN A PANIC
Former Presidei .f Nicaragua Leaves
iu kC is ast
THE REBELS ARE ON TOP
Advance Guard of Revolutionists.
Within One Mile of Capital City.I
Presidency. Held by Jo-e FKstrada. t
Will Be Turned Over to Revolu
The provincial government of Nic- i
aragua is totering to its fail. the,
Madriz army is demoralized. con
sternation reigns in GManagua and
Dr. Madriz. his general-in-chief. To
ledo. are preparing to flee the coun
try. This in effect is the advices by
the state department Monday from
United States Cosa4l Olivare, at
Managua. which advices are con- I
rimed in a siftj., 'ein fronw Mr
Johnson. United States consul at
The panic in the capital also is
threatening the lives and property of
American. Crows are reported
taversing the streets crying *Death
to the Yankees." while the cruisers
Vickaburg and Yorktown ar-w at
Corinto and in close touch with the
situation. the legation and consulates
in ManaguA are under heavy police
guard and preperations have been
made to meet attacks on American
lives or property.
The situation grew out the vic
tory of the Estrada troops on Thurs
day when the revolutionists defeated
a strong column of government
troops and effected the crossing of
The rout of the government army
seems to have been complete. 'Zr.
Olivares reports that Gen. Tolede.
who was in command of the Ma.ir
troops, arrived in M=agua the day
following his defeat and announced
that his force had been seized with
panic and tied when attacked. Some
of the soldiers made their way to
Granada while others continued
their flight to the capital.
Granada also appears to be at the
mercy of an undisciplined mob of
soldiers who are reported to be pil
aging the houses there.
It Is added that the Estrada force
Is already at the gates of the city
and At preparing to take the place
I t seems to be the unanimous
opinion in Wanagua that the power
of 31adriz Is steadily weakening and
that his overthrow may be momen
tarily expected. The revolutionary
army is onIY 20 miles from the capi
tal. and the capture of Managua is
looked upon as inevitable.
It was also announced that Dr.
Madria has pubicly declared his in
tentlon to turn over to Jose Estrada.
a brother of Gen. Juan Estrada. the
de facto authority actually in his
hands. In turn. Jose Estrada has
announced his purpose of making
way for the leaders of the Estradian
The family of Dr. Madriz already
has left the capital for Corinto. and
the dispatch states that Miadrih was
preparing to follow thef.
Gen. Iras and his family and Gen.
Toledo, it also was declared, were
making hasty preparation to leave
the country. In support of Mr. Oliv
ares advices Consul Johnson reports
that the Mradrlz family arrived in
Corinto Friday and that with Gen.
Iras and his household, they are ex
pected to leave for Mexico or the
United States on aionday. aboard
either the gunboat Angela or the
northbound Pacifie Mail steamer.
After almost a year of severe
Aghting the revolution. which was
begun by several hundred Nicara
guan insurgents at Blueflelds. Octo
ber. 10. 1909. practically ended on
Mfonday with the advance of the rev
olutaats on the Capital city and
the resignation of President Madriz
-In favor of Gen. Jose Dolores Es
trada, brother of the insurgent lead
Cable dispatches received in New
Orleans Monday announced that
Managua had fallen. No resistance
wa ocered to Gen. Iouis Mena, who.
at the head of an army augmented
largely by the campaign in the in
terior, marched into the city.
Dr. Jose D. Madriz. who had been
President since Zelaya was deposed
last November. abdicated before the
Insurgent army arrived. Jose Es
trada, in turn. issued a proclamation
declaring his brother. Gen. Juan Es
trada, "President of the reunited
Republic of Nicaragua."
3MA' INJURED) BY A FALL
Ther'e Is a Great Mystery About His
Stylishly dressed and well sup
plied with money, a man in whose
pockets were visiting cards engraved
"Bert Vanderbilt. Lambs club.'' was
found Tuesday in the rear of a theat
rical boarding house in New York.
His skull was fractured and he has
not regained consciousness. At the
Lambs club It was denied that any
Bert Vanderbilt was a member. <
The police have taken Into custody<
Edith imen. a chorus girl: '-Kid" <
Broad, a pugilist, and his chum.
Ralph Millerpie. The lImen girl told
the police that Vanderbilt was try
ing to enter her room on the' third
floor by stepping over from Broad s
window to the window ledge. and
that he fell into the yard. Broad (
says he was not in his room.
C. Brown, the two young men who a
confessed to holding up a mail train r
on the Southern Paciac near Good
year. Cal.. last April. pleaded guilty d
to the charge of robbery in the Su- v
perior Court at Fiarfield. Col.. Wed
eay. and were sentenced to forty-i
*years each in the penitentiary.
Hoke Geta Theire.
In Tuesday's election Hokce Sith
'ed Georgia by a ;tood safe ma
jority. While all the coumnties have
ao been oficially reported. returns
w he has Wednesday mnorning
S2 to S5 counties. Brown has
bbly 61 counties. Smith claims G
election by 40 votes. Brown a
no taememnt in make.i
DEEDS OF HEROES
DL. BROOKS TELlS OF BATTLE
OF GRAVEL RUN.
ancock Badly Ikone Up but Butler
in the Fight.-Death of the Gal
Iant Capt. Smith.
Tuesd-y was :he anniversary of
!.t. :.te of Grav.-i Run. fugzh: be
Aen the forces o the North and
uth. rowing reniniscent Mon
ay. C0l. V. It. Brooks. of Columbia.
Sbat:!e planned. fought and won
v Otl.r On thk ::::rd of August.
se4. )tutler-s scout told him that
here wa one div:i.:n of calvary ar.d
*ne :>ricade of infantry directly ir
ront of himt. H- laid .his plans. pit
hed into the-m. wh;pped them and
ot xv.-*r enou:':h of their ground in
e th:tt it wouild hev a zood idea to
alke -:n:s S:ation. then held I.l
"This first was the hattle of Gray
i Run. At the time Gen. Hamptot
vas seven miles away with his hand
ul of men.
"Wiien this hattle was over Put
et never stop;,ed until .he found Gen
-ampton and told him th:t if hi
:ould get Gon. Lee to send some o
%. P. Hill's infantry from the breast
storks in front of Petersburg tha
hey could whip Hancock's corps an(
*'General Hampton thought it wa
x good idea and on the neyt day. th
N4th. called on Gen. Lee in person
The next day. the 2.5th. with A. 1
Hill's infantry and Buter's calvarv
all under Hampton. they whippe
Hancock. captured sixteen nieces o
Artillery. four thousand stands o
arms. 3.000 prisoners and sixtee
battle flags. Gen. Lee was so pleas
ed with Butler's work that he an
Hampton immediately recommende
him for Major General. Hancoc
was so mortified at the rout of hi
corps that he said: "I don't want t
die, but I would rather be dea
than to see my corps routed agai
as they have been today."
'When we captured the canno
our men did not know how to handl
the guns. Lieut. Henry Heise. no'
living in Columbia. was in comman
at a particular spot, where thes
cannon were captured. There was
Yankee sergeant. an Americal
whom we had captured. When b
saw that our men did not know ho
to handle the guns. he rushed u;
saying: *Let me fire them for yoi
Just bring the amunition.' - And h
just mowed them down like cha:
before the wind. T.hese were h
o-n men who he was killing.
-Another thrilling incident: We g
now to the 17th of September. IM:
when Mart Gray was leading tb
Hampton legion. then infantry. i
a charge. at the battle of Sharpsburi
Capt. Smith. of the same legion. b<
ing shot down right by Gen. Gar
and thie blood was spattered all ov*
Gary's shirt pbosem. Capt. Smit
was the father of W. G. Smith. tht
cotton manufacturer, of Orangeburi
also the first cousin of R. W. Shan<
PATTERSON PLEAD)ED GU'ILTY.
Paid One Hundred Dollars Fine It
Order of the Court.
A. B. Patterson. coporal. Compan
E. Third regiment, of the South Cai
olina National Guard, has pleade
guilty to the charges of disrespect I
and offerirg violence against his st
perior officer. Lieut. Col. H. I
Springs. and of conduct to the pre
judice of good order and military dia
cipline. He was sentenced by Ma,
R. Boyd Coles, the presiding office
of the summary court which sat i
Barnwell, to pay a fine of $100 'C
serve 30 days at hard labor. Col
poral Paterson paid the fine and wa
released from custody.
The report of the trial before th
summary court in Barnwell was re
ceived Tuesday at the adjutant get
eral's office. The Incidents out c
uhich the charges against Corpora
Patterson grew occurred on the trai:
near Jefferson City. Tenn.. w hile th
Third regiment was returnIng frot
the encampment at Chicamauga.
According to the specifications se
forth in the report of the trial. Pat
terson was drunk and disorderly an<
after breaking glass in the train win
ows. threatening to stab Lieut. Co]
prings with a bayonet. The spec
lfcations also state that he disobey
ed an order to stop driuking. Whe1
rrested and taken before the sum
mary court which was ordere-.i ti
:ry him. Patterson pleaded guilty t<
ll the charges brought against him
FATAL AUTONO(BILE WRECK.
hree are Killed and Nine Are Se
Three persons were killed an<
ine were severel: .hurt late Wednes
!ay at New York. when an automo
>le crashed into the side of a con
truction train on the Long Islant
tailroad at the Merrick road cross
ng at Springfield. Queensborough
our others were less serious'c in
ured. Both the automobile atnd th4
onstruction train were wrecked. The
cad: J. lteribon. aged So. New York4
ity. chauffeur: Btertha Weiss. aged
I. New York city. neice of the own.
r of the car: Rebecca G'ass, aged
Iyears. New York city.
BOLL WEEVIL IN ALAIIAMA.
oton Pest Appears in Northwestern
Portion of State.
A special dispatch fronm Russell
ilie. Ala.. says the holl weeVil has
ppeared in Franklin county in the
orthwestern par: of thte State. Cot
an squares were punctured and
ropped off. Specimens of the pest
-ill be s.-nt to the Stat.- A;ricultuoral
wpartme:.nt. alt hough T.'xans res:id
ig in Franklin enunty ar'e posi'-i-.'
"te puest is the ;ten,:ne :,n!: w.ovil.
he appearance. of the pest in Ala.
ama bears out the recent pr'diction
a cOvernment ex;.ert t ha: it would
vade the s-are this fall.
1sf.- Tes., 'heapb.
.A Niassxi Ion. O0.to, as the res';lt
a riuarre: ouer a chew of tnhacrn.
eorge Snyder. 16~ years old. shot
td k:lled Joseph JToseph. Jr . also
TALE OF PIRACY
CONFEsES t MURDER OF CREW
Mutineerm Planned to Murder Offi
cer% and (r-w% and Then to Beach
With her captaii dead in her cab
in and bringing a tale of piracy un
-)aralleled in moder:n ,e:fearing an
nais. the steatshi . ituk taran. arria
ed ;,, -;;!n Francisco Ted~.Q0
Washinzton WV:sc. cine (if ti" "
bircaneer- . wNho had teeu in irons
since he was capttured eary yes--r
day niorning. confesse-d that he and
Fre: ch West planned to murder the
otheers and crew of the stekanship
before b-eac.hirg her en the coast near
Leavini the second ofeirer and
uartermaster in charge of \ise af
!er binuding Pla'h and instrue.,ing
Ktoh~miser to hold the es-es noe
toward share. West deim-anti4a
trance to the captain's cabin. He
was refused and fired through the
door. Capt. Wood was riddled with
Desperate at the plig-it of the
Captain. Plath s:rained at his bonds
u ntl he could reach the signal cord
ard gav- the sigr.al to the engine
room that there was a fire on board.
That this plan would have been
carried out had it not hee-n for the
cowardice of Wise. is the belief of
othcers. After h.lding a shotgun
:velled at the quartermaster and
second niate three hours. Wise de
serted his post. Seeing the futility
of trying to overcome the crew sin
gle handed West is believed to have
f Heavily armed and equipped with
cords to be used in tying up the
'-Owl watch.'' the two modern pirates
invaded the bridge at midnight en
tered the wheel heuse and compelled
Second Offier Plat. and Quarter
waster Otta Kohlmeister. who was
s at t.e wheel. to throw up their
Chief Engineer Califas ran to the
M bridge. where he was met with a
command to hold up his hands. He
a obe,--ed and joined the line-up. which
now included two-thirds of the crew.
V West instructed them to hold to the
a bridge rope which was above their
e heads. Callfas jumped over the
a ,ridge thr-ugh the -.kvli:ht into the
gallery. West went in pursuit and
the men whom he had guarded fled
9 in all directions. At this juncture
" Watchman Wilson appeared on the
scene with a revolver. lie snapped
e -the weapon at Wise. but it failed to
t explode. This was enough. however.
S for the weaker of the two pirates.
who. at the point of his shotgun or
0 dered him to cut the wireless connec
e West began to shoot whereever a
head appeared. Finally a splasa was
heard, and it is believed that West
Sjumped overboard. Wise was after
Swards discovered in hiding. Accord
ing to Wise he niet French West on
board the training ship Pensacola.
eThe" deserted the navy early this
month and went to Seattle. When
*they boarded the Buchtuan they were
well equipped witch guns and ropes.
BAiBIES A~ND TH E O>RI~G HABIT.
~Too Quick to U'se P~aregoric and Oth
er Such Drug.
YT.hat babies in their eradles con
tract drug habits through being dop
ed promiscuously with paregoric.
laudanum and other household rem
edies, is the ascertion of President
Lederie. of the New York board of
health. An effort will be made by
the board to procure local legislation
Iprohibiting the sa:e of the objec
tionable drugs, except upon prescrip
Dtien. A statemtent by President Led
Terie says: "Notwithstan.ding their
danrerous nature, the sale of these
Sdrugs for the relief of minor trou
bles is enormous. Mlothers keep the
Sparegoric on tap and are more care
ful to have it in their homes than
: hey are to see that their sugar bowls
are filled. At the first sign of an
ache or pain, often the moment the
baby cries, the mother dashes for
the paregoric bottle. As a result.
the baby is drpgged unnecessarily.
REELFOOT LAKE TRAGED)Y
An (.ld Fend Breaks Out Anew With
On the ground made famous by
the Reelfoot lake night-rider trou
bles. James Keesucker shot and kill
ed one man and wounded his brother
and a woman. -t Shaws Park, in Ob
ion county, Tenn.
The dead man was Mtartin Leon
ard. the wounded are M\rs. P'itts and
Will Keesucker. Jamnes Keesucker
made his escape.
Shaws Park is an open apace of
grournd on Reelfoot Lake, about a
quarter of a mile from Samburg
Tern. a town of about .30 people
During the night-rider troubles Sam
burg was said to be the hotbed of the
A party of people was in the park
about five o'clock in 1ihe afternoon
when James Keesucker drew a revol
ver, it is said, and shot .\artin Leon
ard. Leonard dropped dea-.I in his
tracks anJ Keesucker then turned
hijs vaeapon on .\rs. P'itts. and his
brother. Will Ke.-sucker. There. had
been long bad feeling b~et ween the
Kesuckers and L~eonards.
At New Orleans. with the u:nwrit
ten law as her plea. lamiie .\cLaughi
lin. aged I R. charged with the nmur
der of Hu;:h Smith Tuesday was de
cared not guilty by a jury. The girl
said she killed Smith because lie had
betrayed her. Smith was a politi
cin and a saloon keeper. The girl.
who is an orphan, was support.-d by
the Era club., an organization of New'
Record We-re Smashedl.
IAll recocrds for cold .\ugust weath
r were broke-n at Colorado Springs.
Coit. Thursdiay mornin;: at two thirty c
('clock. wh.-n the ?h.ermiometer at
the -overfnm.-ni obtservatorv stood ati
:hirtvr-i::h degrees a "." zero. The~
.\ :nt '-.I 't1. when forty-onie
UTACK ON LYON
r ' ing at Laareas a Friday Was
the Scene of Disorder
PISTOLS WERE DRAWN
ind Things Looked Squally at One
Time. but Mattem 'Were Quieted
lsown. andl the NIceting Was Itt
sumed.-Lyo)n liefe-nted 11imself.
Did Not Itefer to Crews A.ysin.
With the e:d of the campaign in
izht the first real excitenient oc
urred at Laurens on Friday. While
1. Fraser Lyon was addressing the
ix crowd J. T. Crews. Henry Wright
nd ot.hers niounted or tried to mount
'he speaker-s gand "to get Lyon.
\ttempts were made to s:rike the at
orn.-y general. none leing succes
ful. For about five mi:;utes the ex
-itement was intense.
Friends of Lyons and of the Crews
brothers crowded toward the stand.
.r. Lyon had bee:, speaking but a
few minutes when the troulie oc
curred. .\r. Lyon in opening his
speech told that he was "o:. Laur
ens soil" to reply to an editorial in
the Laurensville Herald accusing
him of dishoinesty. He went on to
say that he was prepared to prove
the editorial maliciously false in that
part referring to his character. He
charged W. T. Crews with being re
sponsible for this editorial.
While Mr. Lyon was speaking W.
T. Crews. his brother or some one
standi:g with the two men and their
friends near the speaker's stand
called: "Read those ot.her letters."
Mr. Lyon replied. "I am goin. to
read all about you."
J. T. Crews then leaped on the
stand with others. standing near.
Crews tried to strike Mr. Lyon. 1-ut
was caught before he could reach
him. Mr. Lyon was awaiting the
attack with fists clenched. Henry
Wright had not succeeded in mount
ing the stand but cursed the attor
-ney general. who at once tried to
strike him, but being u:nable to reach
him landed a kick in the -ighbor
borhood of the stomach.
By this time the whole grove was
in utter confusion. A few half drawn
revolvers were seen and tragedy
seemed imminent. People rushed on
t-he stand. friends of the Crews bro
thers tugging to join in the attack.
while friends of Mfr. Lyon pushed
their way through the crowd to reach
Citizens and policemen mounted
the stand for a few moments vainly
sought to restore order. John I-.
Bolt. clerk of court and R. A. Coop
er. county chairman. implored the
crowd to return to their seats. Tlhe
pleas of these .entlemer. finally
quelled the riotous attitude.
Mir. Holt conferred with Mlr. Lyon
and announced that in order to in
sure a peaceful continuation of the
meeting Mir. Lyon had consented not
to make further allusions to W. TI.
Crews. As '-31r. Lyon renewed his
speech cheers for Lyon and Crews
By this time the crowd was seated
..d the critical situation in a great
sense relieved, serious trouble hav
ing been averted by the quick action
of Mlessrs. Bolt. Cooper. and others.
A policeman with his hand on his
revolver took his seat on the steps
of the stand and there remained un
til Mtr. Lyon concluded his speech.
M\r. Lyon, resuming his speech.
said he had stood for his personal
honor when it was assailed and would
continue to do so. He said he was
speaking to the honest p-ople of
l.aurennt and expected them to hear
him. He said .he had been attorney
general for four years and would be
for two more.
.A voice from the crowd cried. "Not
if you have anybody running against
you." He then told how he had
served South Carolina as attorney
general. He made no reference to
Evans in his speech. Closing, he
satd he expected the support of the
best people of L.aurens. He was
cheered by many while speaking and
was heartily cheered and applauded
when .bie closed.
B. It. Evans opened his speech by
calling Mir. Lyon names he probably
has not used heretofore when Mir.
Lyon was present. When he said
M\r. Lyon was "an infamous liar" the
attorney general came hack to the
stand and said to Chairman Cooper:
"I wont stand for that." saying he
intended to resent it. .\r. Cooper
begged Mtr. Lyon not to do so and
then told Evans he would have to
use parliamentary lan cuage. remind
ing bMm that .\r. Lyon had not re
ferred to him.
E'vans was hissed and in the addi
tional excitement he was unable to
'ontinue for a short while. He fin
ally finished and was cheered by
The above account of the unfortu
nate agair was furnishied the State'
:.y its campa ign correstuondent.*
Killed on Train.
On an excursion on the Southern.
'etuirning from Savannah to .\nd.r
son. Newt. .ladison Friday afternoon
.hot and killed Jim Jackson. both
-oloured. ini tih' low er p.art of Ne .
.Cr e n: v. e oth ne:::r'i's ari
roi.- .\ndi'rsoin sect in. The n.l4v
*a t: oft a: NewbI.-rry and! .l.i
on and se,-- .ra witnesses we're :ur,
-di ove.r'' :n Chi--f of Po ice.I liiho p.
Killed in Wreck.
Entine'r Po;>. on a Geourgi: Nort h
'rn fri-ight and fotur negro laborers
were kille.d early Saturday. when a
ast fre.igh: dashed into their train
tanding (in a siding at Pecan ('it'.
;a Si.veral negro lab'orers were in
uired. \\-hen Pope junmpeud he tr:p
'ed and fell beneath his engine.
.\t ichmond. l'a.. .John. ab~ott
bre'e years old. son of Iavid T. Wil
on. died Sunday fronm the eff.-(ts of
,rbiolic acid given by istake for
astor oil on a prescripti:ion fil led by I
local druggist. The child ived1 :
ours aft.-r taking thie doiu-.
The New tariff has evideruly hatd
bad effect on the co'i.n and! woolt
n mil's and ye: t.-iy are protected
p to the highest notch. High prices
nd poor biusiness generally follow
WILL BE FNE SHOW
AYS J. I. WlEEK. OF TH E SO'THE- L
le Ilircu-'.es the liplialachian FI E. 1'
'iititon Which Will lk- Held :'
--I will be a great show.' says As
istant General Passenger .gent .I i
M.. .eek. of the Southern Railway. a
it .rlnta. who i:td just. retuirned w
rom Knoxville where he attended a r
ue-ting of ::2omieals and repres'n- t
ativeq of the pasdenger ep:aritn ui
>f the Soth--rr. who inspected the
uild in and :rounds for the .\ppa
lachian expositi-n 4 t be hel in The 1
ast Tennessee c:ty. Ietemb r l i
to Octoler 1 2. and studied all condi
tions leookinig to 'he handiIng o! th i
large crowds which are expected to
Fvery arrangement has been
made for one of thre best expositions
the south has ever had.'' said Mr.
Meek. "There will he somethin:: do
ing to interest. amu,-. and instruct
every visi:or. The show will be a
great advertisement for this section i
as thousands will come from The
north and west to see th.- dlsplays of
southern products an! the people of
:he south will learn much of interest
concerning :heir own sertion.
"The live stock building will be of
particular intere-t a. will he those
devoted to forestry. woman's work.
the products of Knox county. the
exhib:itits o 'e made byv negroe's and
the main building. which will house
the general displays. The poultry
show will be one, of the best ever
seen. For the races t:ip first week
$I(.eli in prizes has been offered.
which ensures fine speort. The Wright
brothers ir feats of aviation will b-e
the attraction for the second, the
fall of Pompei for the third and t
special feature to be secured for the
fourth. Payne's famous fireworks
displays will be given each wa-k.
w.hile Weblber and Brooks' magnifi
cent hand has been enga:ed for the
-- The Appalachian is going to set
a splendid mark in cempeleteness
when the show opens and there will
he no delay about that. The build
ings are all completed and exhibits
are now being put in place. Every
thing will be ready by the morning
of September 12. when the big gates
will swing open. The genius of W.
J. Oliver. the president of the ex
position company. is apparent in ev
erything accomplished. but he had
the assistance of a splendid set of
directors and officials and the loyal
support of Knoxville and the sur
rounding territory. We are expect
ing to handle record breaking crowds
to Knoxville and are arrangi:ng a
special train service which we feel
sure will meet every demand."
COTTON WFNT IOOMING.
Makes Seniational Leap oCf Thirty
Six P'oints Net.
There was a sensational jump of
price in August cotton in New York
on Saturday as a result of covering
by some of the remaining shorts and
a new high record was made for L~he
season as August sold at 16;.9' or '5c
points above the closing of Fridaty
night and S2 points above the low
price made Friday morning when no
tices of delivery were circulated.
The hulls sold a little cotton on1
the advance and there was a little
selling by spot people. probably a
few hales, but after a decline from
the eariy price. it again rose rapid'y
showing control by bull leaders anid
closed at 16t.83 ihid.
The market opened firm at~ advance
of 7.6 points on .\ugust and .- to *; on
ther nmonts, which were intluenced
by t.he sensational strength of the
spot position. better cbles than ex
;teted and continued drougtht in the
As has been the case on recent bai
:es. however, the advance was not
accompanied by any broadening of
outside demand and when the up
ward movement in Atigust was che'c
ed prices gradually worked back to
a shade under the closing figures obf
Friday under realizing relenrs of
improved conldit ion in .\labama and
Estimates as to the amnount of
short interest rernaining in August
vary from a fen thousatnd hales upl
to about 25.oeeu and after t.he close
Saturday all sorts ot predictioens
were heard as to the price likely to
ae reached for that delivery tbefo re
trading in that position is over at
noon next Wed'(nesday.
.'TTEMPl'TElb sI'III)E INsTEA.I.
.sheville .elan on Way toe be Elecrtroe
cuted ('uts Trroat.
.ames It. Allison. uind er sentence
of death for killitng Floyd M1eGee.
city patrol driver, of Asheville. on
July :-. at te mp;ted to -:ommit sui:cide
Friday unornin' when Sheriff Hun
ter notified him that he had cotne to
tak- hinm to the udeath ..anmbe'r at
Raeigh to awauit execution. lieter
mined not :o be the tirsr tuncom be
man to die at Italei;:h. Allion wrote
note. 'Caying. -- do0 not want the
tare to make a show of tme.'' I: the
note he conf~essed to the' prede'it.,: -
heoriiT had hii t:n-k tunl. .\llisotn
rrw ::l ptnkn:feb anId slaed' h~s bbn n
broa :th ut o eand : .tt:tlt ::n h.',
I ndr :heja. lh- all re'cov
Killed by- Traein.
Phonie ltail..v. a w~ hite wbm.tan
h u ..'. yearts or az--. w.e, st rue
,' a nort h ounud ;r:.itn a> e :a m
ro:u M\ars lIlue Sunday. m >rningt alnd
t lkitg l;. tht. -r:set :end 'AbS wear
g a bonnet wh:eh perev.'nt--d h.r
he wa thr . T bw ahoit --' te.t up t
'ek and~ her neb"k brok.'n. re',ult
g inttstant death.
Yoeung .1Ian a suicide.
S. Waltert Ti-c. tbor vyears mian:. -
e f the W-stern I'no tT(blele:ra.h
"rn'u .bh't1mL h:tmscl mt the
-l eg ::e!h Ittier. ie wL -. - ~ ea
bid nd tun:narrietd Not cauls. !54s
GUNS TURNED ON TAF
A FOI.LLETTE lllCT(" FIRE AT
.ig til' .11t4-empt11 At HIecnciliation
With the Inuurgect., %eeni iii Ite
of No AVal.
President Taft cuddling up to the
istr::ent Re'purdicans ha, met v. ;: Il
rather cold riception a: the haids
f zhe Laollette hosts. who are
ealers ofl Lalolette's weekly. Sit
riay-s issue of that magazine con
aim a scathing attack on tie pres
dent in its editori.tl colunit
After referring to the fa.: in.t
he president is reported to be work
ng on a letter to he published in
he Reeubbican campaign textbook.
o counteract the intluence of the
finono sp'ech. which riled the in
ur:ents. the article continues:
-!t is stated that *there is a) de
ire on his part to read any person
>ut of the party.' What has -hap
>ened since the president left Wash
ngton for Beverly' At that t:im
t-piblican sesnators and representa
tives were denounced as 'pirates' at
he White 'ouse because they had
;oted against the tariff revision up
ward. an!1 refused to swallow a bad
ailway bill on the recommendation
>f the president that it was good.
It is scarcely four months sin-e
.ir. Taft dispatched Wickersham to
Chicago to deliver a speech reading
he progressives out of t.he party.
That speech was approved iby M-..
-Not later than June. James
Schoolcraft Sherman. vice president
y race of Cannon. journeyed to
milwaukee to address a Tory assem
blage convened for the sole purpose
of pierfecting an organization to de
feat the progressive Wisconsin sena
tor and representatives. Vice Presi
dent Sherman stated that he wa.
there -at President Taft's request.
Mr. Taft's interest was still furthei
shown by his sending a telegram of
congratulation which was read at the
*'We have not complained that the
president and the vice president ar<
taking part in the campaign agains:
progressive Republicans. We hav4
made no protest against the hot
hou:,! politics played by the admin:s
tration with federal patronage sinct
the vote on the tariff bill.
"LaFollette does protest against
the dishonesty and cowardice bacl
of such dispatches as the one abov<
quoted from Beverly. Let the truti
be plainly stated. Let the presideni
stand out in the open. The adminis
tration has presumed to read Re
pu.blicans out of the party for voc
ing their honest convictions or legi.
lation. The president is directly tak
ing part in State fights involving t;<
election of Republican senators an(
*These are facts."
There doesn't seem to be muct
chance for harmony between faction:
that get as wide apart as the La
Folletute followers and the Taft fo]
lowers seem to be.
A EROl.NE DIlSA.$TEIC RC)JII
.aurday Wa% an Unlucky D)ay foi
At Hanover. Prussia. aviator Sch.
leuter had a narrow escape frotr
death Saturday. while making a fligih
at Cello. The wires of the steerina
gear be-camue entangled. and seein,
:hat he was in imminent danger. Sch
leuter jumped to the et'arth. about M
feet l.elow. He escaped with a brok
en leg. The machine was demolish
At Hlanibeurg aviator Reesemant
was mnakin.: trial tlights Saturday
with a machine of his own construe
tion. w-hen the tmotor exploded. The
aeroplane fell to the ground frog
a height of e, feet. and was smash
ed. Reesenmann escaped uninjured
At Hlar'e .\. Legagneaux. Frenci
aviator, was seriously injured Satur
day while competing for the total dis.
tance prize. His aeroplane struck
post and the machine fell to 'he
ground. butrying the aviator beneati
t. H a skull was friac!tred and h<
suffe'redl int.'rnal injuries
At .\rnheimt. Net herlands. w.hikI
the Jct---i as tator. \'.:n .\ansdyke~
was attemzpt ing a cross-country tlight
near the're the motor of his machin.
suddentily sto(pped and the machine
lunged to :he ground. The aviator
was instatly killed.
Wotman l'alusai..t Erleires~ on llay She
I 'r. ephe'aied.
Sarah L. Chuira. a palmist. who
wvi said to have ;>re tietedl accurate
ly :nan:-.i m:;eortatnt things of the
as: few years :
ni the Ala:.ama dlan.-o hall at 11er
It:.ec. N. Y. She stated two
Sar- ago~. that .ahe would die away
'ro hon e ''n A ugutst :. I1. le. Sh.
ad it::st be e'n leadln in-a :rand
i~reh wit.h Harry liive . ud was
valkig to as chair. when she feli to
lhe' i'.or uneconsiouis. Wch.-n an amt
"d-en surgeon arrived she had
!'t: e mi be d.r."t. Ci ira w as said t o
iv.' tr.'uieted H:'rrt:nan's d!eth. the
I. s'ina di.a.-r and! the e'xaec date
KI: dw r- death.
ler..pera a Iiilleel.
T1omi 1.-- 'r.:: t h cIo :.eaers t ii.- r.'p -
a in .ef b':tn. the. wo.rst neigre' .nt
Irmtkuna. was shet tand! ins~tant>r kill
-dI by ('hief et Pl'ie.- .\imurphyx tand
'airolman Shirley of Andlerson $..t
it to arr'.t himti for drtnking an:!
Killed by L.ightning.
-'andintg cr..cnd a noi.:haorhood~
- Il at Ltt. 'lnt'n. N. ('.. where his
t her aint -e ot her women had
aho-r.'d 7) draw war--u'r. Theodore
' bd. atnd all the wom.'n more' or
%e . siusly hur- byv a bolt of ligh:
-it fromt almnu.,t a clear .sky Sunday
tilany; n' cut f Wor..cf
- k''a.n a*. -teen \iantufrccrmc,
n *m - ! Matn'h'-t'r. N ii . u
(V ow elut of work when s"-.eu'jn
i la closed! down for ft teen da-,.,
wm in h-.-ra n:of h- r .
TAKE FEARFUL TOLL
MANY PEOPLE WIIE KILII BY
THE FOREST FIlMES.
Over One Hundred Ietople Were Iost
and a Great Deal of Property Was
A dispat-h from Wallace. Idaho.
says the loss .f life in I-ie forest
fires that ,wept over the Couer d'Al
ente region Saturday and Sunday is
Tuesday night placed at eighty per
Foresty r.fficials received word
that thirty-four fire fiLi:ters had
iurned to death on lig Creek and
thirty had met death on Superior
Six men were killed in the Placer
Creek fire. three near Mullan. and
three at Wallace.
The whole country from Wallace
to 'the St. Joe River. twenty-five
miles, has been burned over. The
loss at Wallace still stands at $I.
000.600. One hundred buildir-gs
were destroyed. The hospitals are
full of wounded. a number of them
News of the loss of men at Bear
Creek was brought to Spoxane.
Wash.. Monday by W. D. MaLellan.
a newspaper photographer.
H-- was one of the relief pary
that made the trip to Big Creek on
Sunday to sescue survivors. The
heat was so intense the party was
unable to approach the camp.
According to the seventeen surviv
ors who reached Avery. the fire
ca-me on them while sleeping and
they were surrounded by flames. The
men scattered and ran for safety.
No hope is entertained by the seven
teen that their companions survived.
At least five farmers are dead at
Newport. Wash. Several persons
were rendered temporary i-sane. Mrs.
Ernest Rienhard: broke away from
her rescuers after tiwy-v had :>crne
her from her buirning home and
rushed madly into the flat.;es. Fire
is still threatening Newport.
Soldiers of the :5th United States
infantry. colored. who are patrollin;
Wallace under the direction of May.
or Hansen. have bee.: ordered to
shoot vandals. whose depredations
are serious. Chicago. Milwaukee
and Puget Sound refugee trains
through the burned region are fur
nished with guards of negro soldiers.
Gould. 17 miles from Helena. is
errtirely surrounded by fires. Wil
burns, just over the mountain from
Gould. is alsr> threatened.
A correspondent gave the follow
ing account of the journey of a Nor
'hern Pacific ;poial relief train.
"l1l the way from Mulian to St.
Regis tho Northern Pacific ran be
tween two walls of burning timbers.
The relief train got as far as RBrax
and was compelled to turn back by
'Getting back to Saltese, it wat
found the bridges east had beer
burned. It was possible to miove
neither way. The train was con
pelled to stay at Satese, and thi.
saved the town, which soon began
to burn. There were one hundred
and fifty men on the train. Buctket
brigades were f->rmed and men set
at work with s.hovels. The~ train wa.
just half an hour ahead of the fire
and only six sm'all houses on the
Iwest end of tihe town were burned.'
At the Huiion mine eight men were
burned to death and two probaibly
) TAKhES (CAICBOLC ACdID.
Laurens Murder Suspect's A ttempted
Suicide Probably Successful.
Jim Davis. colored. whor :'4 ms !
in .ail at Laur.ens since April. chlara:
ed with complicity in the murder of
three memblers of his ra-e on Sau~r
day night. March 2*7.. attemptted sui'
cide early .\onday by swallowing
-one ounce and a haclf of carbolic
acid, Hie is still alive and may lfin
ger for a day or two. A fellow pr1te
oner had a bottie of acid in his cell
treating .himaself uinder the direc'tion
of a d'tctor. at d J~avis mana:Pd t
get posession of it andl dran ..'.1 :
was in the bottle.
RtEQIISITIO.\ lF" At TO ('AIC$.
Gen. Gran t Recommnc'eds That Gor
ernnu Iat Have Authority for it.
In order to htave av'ailable a large
number of aitroobile and motor
trucks in case of war, G;":.. Frederick
1). G;rant. in his annuol report of thle
Departmernt of the i akes. su,;mittec
to the W\ar 1 epar: men'rt at \ahnt
ton. r.eocmmends th.' "na'ctment of
laws tiat would obliae pcri'.ate own
ers to turn over to the :overnmenlt
on dema:.d t heir auromobiles at the
first cost o'f the~ matchine.
NOTElD FEL'l>INT A.1MIiSHEI).
Thought to Have Jiern (Confederate
of ,Judlgte Hargis.
John .thn--r. a not'' I fe'udti.t. wa
shot and ,'.'--:db i. uXnownA pati.
at .J:.ckson. Ky.. 'T'uesd..y un;:ht. A.b
ner had been accused of be'.nz 0nh
of the men emnpl('. .d. by .1ld.' 1I-cr
goand o:.c.'rs to :-s..i.:- !>r. Ht
I: .\:erctu dicr:n : ','- f-: d .' .
eight c,'ars a 70. .::: Ont a.w !::.d '
jury di-:aare,'d atnd the *'h.r.:-s i
\!ayeer Ganynor I 'nprot in.:.
,A New~ York di.;patch t .\t:-. - vas
.ayr(;ayn;r haid .- c.- ni-:hr a d
'1 he mayor joki'italy re':macri-'-i ii
no'" he h'ad stoh, -ta mt ir-n on.s
doctors andc' wciiked a f"'w' s:.--.. He
hope'd to indulke :n hits :.:Vo:' c'--x
eriu-.d .'ery day. 1 he ant c'iptes
suing ro fe:t :cr ':iU--:in., en '
mayor's co-:dition as the work is n
connedl to caref't: nut-sing.
*t.b d f i -, Mon , I
GONE FOUR DAYS
Fears Are Feh For the Safety of Six
Hudred Forest Rangers
THEY SEEM TO BE LOST
These Brave Fighters of the Forest
Fires in Montana Could Scarcely
Have Obtained Food, and as None
of Them Have Returned They
Must Have Been Cut Off.
A dispatch from Helena. Miontana.
says the first re;ort to reach that
city with a suggestion of the terrible
fate that is believed to have over
taken a crew of six hundred forest
rangers. who left Thompson Falls
four days ago to combat the forest
fires in the Cabinet reserve. was
brought by Julius Barney. who ar
rived from Thompson Tuesday. and
he heard from Forester Supervisor
Phushell firsthband information of
conditions in the district.
"Six hundred men.' Mr. Barney
said. "have been gone four days.
during which time nothing has been
heard from them, and Forester
Bushell. who is at Thompson fears
all are dead. They could scarcely
have obtained food, and as none has
returned they were cut off by the
"W.heu I left Thompson Tuesday
morning a wall of fire hundreds of
feet in height was sweeping in from
the west. The people of Thompson.
zbout fve hundred, had packed all
their effects and were prepared to
flee to Plains. twenty-five miles west.
"Thompson began to be crowded
with refuges several days ago. Where
White Pine. N1ont: Burke. Mont..
and from many other pints they
have con'e tramping in, men. women
and children. blitered. %crt-broken
and without a dollar. escaping oniy
with their lives.
"The fire has been burnine around
Plain, and is burning east of Para
dise and in several other places. All
hope of fighting it has been aban
doned. and Thompson seems to be
hopelessly cut off. Plains is still
open and being the largest town in
Sanders county, can accommodate
the refugees, but nobody knows
whether Plains. which is surrounded
by dense forests. was set afiarme.
'The flames jump fire miles at
once. Me:awhile nothing can ,
dcne for the 600 men who are miss
ng nor can the slightest news of
their whereabouts be learned."
Governor Norris has ordered out
five companies of the Montana Na
tional Guard to aid in fighting forest
fires in various sections of the State.
ICOAIDS GIAN.T REIWItCEID RATES.
lans for the Big Farmers Meeting
Mr. D). N. Harrow, superintendent
of the extension work and farmers'
institute division, has received notice
from the railroads that reduced
rates will be given from all points
in the State and from August a on
account of the Farmers' Institute
that is to be held at the College on
August 31 and September 1 and 2.
The tickets will be on sale by the
Southern, the Atlantic Coast Line.
the Columbia. Newberry and Lau
rens. the Charleston and Western
Carolina and the Blue Ridge on Aug
ust 3(i. 31 and Septemiber 1. good
for returning until midnitht Septem
The sec'uring of reduced rates
means that many will attend who
would not otherwise have come. anel
it will likely be the largest gather
irr of farmers in South Carolina
frr -ome years. Mr. Barrow and
other aut.horities. who are working
to make the occasion a really great
one for the farmers, insist that, in
order to do so. only those who are
really interested in what is to be
-!one should come. There will b~e -
notbing in the way of a frolic or
ieic occasion. Every farmer in
S'ith Carolina. who is eager to learn
of the 4:.iiess of farming is cor
udially invited, but no ethers who
nmight he seeking a dg time at the
exp.'nee of the College.
Those who think of coming are
urced again to take notice of the
following suggestions and req uire
a Upon arrival register at the
rlerk's desk in the main building
and receive a ticket ->f assignment
'o a room. so that there will be no
--onfusion or cause for complaint.
hi The colle'ge has no sheets.
pillow cases or blankets. so bring
wha.t you need of these: lodging is
'cei Meals will be served in the co!
leg" mess hall at the rate of :'> cents
>r thre.' for one dollar.
'd i Hlack fare for those who ride
will b.e 25 eents from &'ach sta'tion.
Calhoun is the most convenient. 2-4
mile away. Cherry's. on the lHius
Ridge Railway, is two and a half
-tway. Thte liverymen will do all
they can to furnish conveyance.
3(N) MAY HAY'E l'EI*:tHEI).
super'rior at W~allace He-lieves His
Me.n Are l)aead.
Thr"'' hundred fireight--rs of a
~'tal torr-e of dOO wh'ich has b'een
I attlr':- th.- tlames in th" burning
white pine forest cf .Northern Idaho.
aur- unaccounted for. Government
F"orest Supervisor W. R. W~eigel. at
W\a lace. Wednesday declared his 1te
!ifthat nearly 311 had perished.
-O::t of my total force of ..,c, men
I have receiv.ed word of the s:if.-?ty of
onlyV ::id. ' said the supervi~sor. "The
,the'r. when last heard from, were
. orkrng in the distric't% where :h~e
iames have be'en Ii.-reest. along the
headquartera cf the Cour d~.lene a-'d
he St ..Joe. I am forced to th.- ap
;ualling conclus.ion 'bat nearly a.1
-fthese nmen have lost their lives.
%hoot% Him Ilead.
l'ati 'F'e:sch. 19! years old. and
-m yed :n a .\-w Orleans depart
noo at vre. shar .4nd kiticr Frank
'' r' Thur.-day night. When thle po
:.. reached the scene. the ;~rl was
ao~dingu in.' man's head in her lap.
:'nd sobb.:ng. She said Micher had