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Amid eDead and Dying the Grea
eing At. Cars Tear On.
FOUR PERSONS KLED
And Many Wounded in the Vande
built Cup Race on Bloon Stain'e
Course-The AccidentO Cai41
the Death of Two of the Vil-tan
Sensational in the Extrene.
At Long Island Parkway. N. Y
Saturday four killed and 2. seriouz
injured. three of them probabl;
tally, was the price in hun.in
paid for the sixth running of tt
Vanderbuilt cup race. won in electr
fying fashion by Harry Grant. dr.
Jug a 120 horsepower Alco.
Grant. who distinguished hims
last year by finishing first in the lift
Vanderbuilt.. won today's event fro
Joe Dawson. driving a Marmouth. I
the narrow margin of .5 second
John Aitken. in the National. w:
only a minute and six seconds behir
The race was the most hotly co:
tested of any of the Vanderhuilt c.
races, and with the two small c;
events run as a unit with it. t]
Wheatley Hill sweepstakes and t
Mabapequa trophy brought out
record of number of starters.
lhe time of the three first ra
cars finishing in the main event s
passed the best time ever made
an American road race. Grant.
overing 27S.OS miles of the cour
in 4 hours, 12 minutes and 58 se
onds, equivalent to an average of I
1-5 miles and hour. established
new American record.
But as brilliant as was the p(
formance of the three winne- ai
as thrilling as the race itself. t!
horror caused by the wholesz
maiming and killing which atter
ed it cast such a deep shadow ov
spectators, participants and the ma
agement that the crowd dispers
under a pall of sorrow.
The accidents that caused two
the there deaths recorded were se
sational in the extreme. The f:
occurred when the Columbia c:
driven by Harold Stone. sudder
burst a tire at the approach of t
cement bridge crossing the Westbu
road and, becoming unmanageab
plunged over the parapet. The gre
maehine went over twice in mid4
and landed on its side. crushing C
the life of Matthew Bacon. Ston
mecaniclan who was caught und
it. Stone himself sustained fr:
tares to both legs and internal
juries, from which It is doubtful
he will recover.
- he killing of Louis Chevrole
mechanician, Charles Miller. came
the climax of a mad attempt of Chi
rolet to gain ajlead lost through f
quent tire troubles. The dari
French driver, who, earlier in
race had reeled of round .ofter rou
at 73 1-2 miles an hour. hurdled
bad run in the back stretched wi
fnfl power on.. and, landing on th:
wheels only, found his car zig-a
sin from side to side. unresponsi
to its steering gear. As a shriek
horror sounded from the hundr
assembled at the spot, the car plut
ed into a fence and swept it aa
like so much paper, then ploa
deep into a passenger laden touri
car moored on the side of the roa;
The Impact was terrific andt
occupants of the touring car we
tossed high in the air. All escali
death, however, but Miller 'u
caught in the wreckage and instaa
ly killed. Chevrolet owes his I
to the staunchness of his steern
*wheel. upon which he kept a fi
hold to the end. He was'pulledc
of the debris with nothing more se
ious than a broken arm.
The third death of the day
not occur on the course, but in
accident en route to the race. F<
dinand D'Zubla an automobile ma
was the victim. His wife had bc
- legs broken in the smashup.
The fourth death was that of li
ward Lynch. who died at a hospil
as a result of injuries received wh
he was run down after the race.
THEY PLAYED DOCTOR.
While Thefr Mother Was Away T<
At Covington, Ky., while r'ayi:
doctor Friday a son and a daught
of Thomas Cobb swallowed carbo
,acid and died soon afterwards. Th
weeaged 5and 7years. The ch
dren were playing in the kitchen
their home during the absence
their mother. They found a bott
of 'carbolic acid . "Let's play dc
tor." one suggested. They obtain<
-two spoons, two glasses and divid<
the acid into two portions., Whi<
they swallowed. Their screams
-agony brought the mother from
-neighbor's, but before a physici,
could reach them both were dead.
A NEW ELECTRIC LiNE.
*First Spike Driven on New Roi
-The first spike in the constru
tion of the Atlanta and Caroi
Els ric R'ilway. to be built fro
Atlanta to Augusta. and thence
Columbia. or Charleston. S. C., w:
driven at Atlanta Friday by Mi;
.Erelyn Mason. daughtsr of Matthe
Mason, vice-.president and gener,
Smanaer of the line. Work on tU
Sroadbed will be rushed and the o2
dis predict that the road will
cmeted to Augusta within eig
ls.awell known Atlanta capatilis
*is president of the new line, and th
board of directors includes othe
,men of'financial prominence in tb
Charged with the assazoinat~-nc
Nicholas myers, near Ocala. FM
a week ago C. J. McCraney and Wa
Ayres were arrested on warran:'
orn out by a nephew of the dea
The death of Myers is su~ppos
ad to have been the result of Ion
delayed vengeance for the murd:e
and cremation of L. C. Arms. tweb
PLACED BOMB BY HOUSE
IEADER OF SOCIETY THROWN IN
Man Attempts Entrance and Police
Believe He Expected to Gain Re
ward for "Saving" Household.
.Aft-r p:a-cing a homb beside the
reside-nce of .rs. Potter Palmer . ,
d Chicago and cu:?ing his coat in!
:hreds with a butcher knife piercia.
Z his skin. Frted Wahliennyer. 16 ye .:
old. attempto-d Friday night to gaia
-ntrance ,t.e mansion. lie was ar
\\'ahlenweyer demanded an auctii
enee with Prs. Palmer. but the wat z
man. who was the first pwrcson en
.(nuntered. summoned the police.
Wahlenmeyer at first told a story >
having seen another man placing 'he
e .omb (n the side of the house and of
stru'gging with him. Later. howev:-r.
he prisoner confessed to havinz put
the explosive there himself and to
having cut his clothes to bear out
his narrative. Mrs. Palmer was at
r" home at the time and the wholf
household was thrown into excite
s. ment 1y the proximity of death or
" injury from the bomb.
d Wahlenmeyer was questioned to.-1
hours by the police, but refused to
explain his motive. hiding behind the
expression: "Why did i do it? OM.
r just for instance."
l The police are proceeding on the
le will question _Mrs. Palmer in regard
a to reports that she had received
threatening letters, in the effort to
C' discover the man's reason for the act.
It is believed that Wahlenmeyer
m not insane.
D The police are proceeding of th
theory that he thought to gain a re
le ward for having "saved' the house
5 and its occupants from "some mys
a terious bomh-thrower'' and that his
mutilation of his clothes was to sub
stantiate this claim.
ie JAPANESE MAKING PEARLS.
d- They Have Discovered a Way to
n- Make Them Cheap.
The existence of a secret method
of in making pearls if disclosed. would
make them as plentiful and as cheap
as the Park Row Collar button. was
told Saturday by Professor Bashford
Dean of Columbia University. to the
'. American Fisheries Society in ses
re sion in New York.
ry "In little harbor south of Japan
le. there has been produced successful
. ly by a secret process pearls that
are of the finest tpye." said Profess
. or Dean. ''When I was at the Univer
ler sity of Japan the Emporer of Japan
er himself opened these oysters and
took therefrom this new pearl I now
exhibit, so there is no doubt about
the genuine success of this experi
ment. Eut the secret has even been
withheld from the Emperor, other
wise the whole pearl Industry would
-Dr. N. C. Nishkawa. a graduate
beof the Cuiversity of Toklo. discover
aed the process and left his secret
a to his father-in-law, Mikemento. one
of the most famous pearl raisers of
__Japan. I surmise that the pearl is
formed by introducing scientifically
a piece of mother of pearl into the
shell around which the pearl is form
ed. taking the place of the worm
which nature uses to form the core
avof the naturally grown pearl."*
nCLAIS THEY WERE SWINDLED.
he Citizens of Warren, Pa., Makes Very
'as Alleging that they were induced
at to buy timber lands in North Caro
if'e lina through false representations
nig and though assured the title was
rm clear and no squatters were livingt
ut in it. the land was at the time and
ar- has since been in dispute by other
claimants, who have been in posses
lid sion. Win. J. Knupp. Otis S. Brown
an and others of Warren. Pa.. entere'
ar- in equity in the United States court
n. there Saturday against Oliver D.
th Jackson of Norfolk and others ask
ing that defendants be ordered te
d- deliver to the plaintiffs $12.000'
ta claimed to have been paid on the
en Ilands, together with $2.000 addition
al expenses incurred by the plaint
iffs in visiting Norfolk and in fight
ing a suit in the United States court
of the western district of Pennsyl
vania. The bill also asks that the
defendants be restrained from fur
ther prosecuting the case in the
courts of the western district of
ng Pennsylvania until the action of the
er plaintiffs is settled.
ey KILLS HlS FATHER.
of Prosiperous Farmer Is Slain by Son
le Who Attemapts Suicide.
C* Within sight of his home. J. S.
Ed Lyda. a prosperous farmer of the
rd Fruitland section of Henderson coun
hty. North Carolina. was shot and in
of stantly killed Saturd~ay morn in gby
a his son. Meridith Lyda. The young
'Dman fired three shots at his father.
*two of which f- k effect. The cause
of the tragedy .is not stated in the
:lispatch. The slayer was arrested
that afternoon in a field. He at
y.j 'empted to kill himself when he saw
the sheriff approachin:. but his ef
fort was frustrated by the latter."
C- ARR ESTE1) WRONG MA N.
o (7a-.e of Mistakecn ide.ntity in Charge
w At Lynchburg. Va.. H. H. Layne.
11 who was arrested about a week ago
oe and detained for the Jacksonvilio.
- Fla. authorities under the name of
>e Guy Walker. on a charge of the theft
1- of $60e) at that place, was released
twhen it was shown that his arrest
t. was due :o mistaken identity. Lane.
e whose home is in Fredericksburg,
r Va.. proved he could not have been
:n Florida at the time of the theft.
* and he was released. desptte the
fact that he tallied perfectly with
the description of Ely. the man want
~ ~ Kills at Postoffiee.
s tVernon. Texas.. in the mzidst of
Sa throng waiting for the Sunday mail
- t the postoffce Sunday morning. Dr.
I . P. Howard, a prominent physician.
r <hnt and k!lled H. A. Burns. The
caus~e !s not known. Dr. Howard<
. I .,,,.... r..1
ongressman Hitchcock Thinks the Re
publicans Are Doomed
TO A STINGING DERAT
'o Incident in the Campaign Thus
Far Ha. Given the Republicans
Reambn .to Eip-ct Victory in No
venber is the Statement Made by
the Senatorial Candidate.
"I believe it will not be disputed
chen I say that not a sinle inci
Jent in the caillaign thus far has
:iv.-n the- Republicans the slightest
reason for contidence in a victory
this fall.'' This was the statement
made in Washantton on Friday. by
Giliert M. Ilitchctook. now represent
ing the old Blryan district in Cou
cress and a candidate for the Senate
from Nebraska to succeed Senator
Burkett. says the correspondent of
the News and Courier.
'Every test hetween the two par
ties that has been made shows a
gain for Democracy." Mr. Hitch
:00k continued. "In some cases this
has been even greater that the san
guine ones of the party anticipated.
There is not the siightest doubt. now
that the coming House will have a
heavy Democratic majority. I an
sure that the Republican leaders are
convinced of this. although few of
them will make the public confes
sion. Some of the representative Re
pu'blicans have said. according to
published reports. that the Demo
cratic victories have been the result
of local conditions or the influence
of insurgent Republicans. In many
parts of the West members of the in
surgent wing of the Republican par
ty are speaking of the Democratic
landslide in Maine as an evidence of
the tendency of the people toward
their faction of the party.
"I do not agree with them on this
point. I feel sure that the people arej
leaning toward Democracy, and that
the Democratic party deserves the
rredit of the change in popular sen
timent. The voters of the country
are beginning to vote their protest
3gainst the insincerity and selfish
ness of the Republican party as
shown in its tariff legislation. The
principles of Democracy afford the
relief which they demand.
"Republicans have been in the ha
bit of boasting of the solidarity of
their party and have long pointed
to the ease with which the party gets
together after a brisk battle within
the party lines. The conditions are
vastly different now. The Republi
cans can hardly hope to present an
undivided front at the coming elec
tion, a feat which will be easy for
the Democrats, as there are practi
cally no dissensions.
"In Nebraska. for instance, by op
ponent in the primaries. Mir. Mfe:
calf, the associate editor of the Com
moner, Is supporting my candidacy
for the Senate sincerely and vigor
ously. Mir. Bryan has accepted the
results of the primaries without ran
cor, and is working for the election
of the Democratic candidate.
"A'>out three-fourths of the Dem
ocratic candidates and about one
half of the Republican candidates
for the Legislature have pledged
themselves to stand by the decision
of the popular election for United
States Senator. There Is no doubt
that the remainder will follow their
"The Democrats of Nebraska will
.end at least four, maybe five. Rap
resentatives out of six to the next
House. The prospects are for a Dem
ocratic victory in the 4th district.
now represented by MIr. Hinshaw.
Mir. Norris is not sure of his seat.
and the Democrats of the distric4
4el pretty connident. He was elect
ed to the present House by a maior
ity of only 22 votes over his Demo
cratic opponent. 31r. Ashton."
"Thus it will be seen that fro~n
the far West comres the glad acclaIm
of victory for the Democrats soun
ing the death knell of the G. 0. P.
In this connection, one of the first
questions with the coming session of
Congress will he forced to grappl.
will be to determine how the next
apportionment of the next House
shall be made.
The Constitution requires that a
reapportion~ment shall follow each
decennial enumeration of the people,
and accordingly a redistribution of
the House menmbership has takea
place hitherto soon after the conclu-|
sion of each census. No fewer than
twenty-three members hold their
seats oa fractions. That they should'
do so is strictly in accordance with
the law, which provides that any de
fieiency occuring on an eve~n division:
shall be supplied fronm the States
having the largest side of the divi
Struck by Lightning.
The heavy rainstorm that visited
this section on Thursday afternoon
did some damage at several places.
Over at Blachville lightning struck
a cotton warehouse, which was burn
ed down. Among the contents of
the building was ahout s4.000 worth
of cantaloupe seed, shipped from
Miessrs Yotnng and Mlathis' seed farm
at Rockyford. Col. A church at
Blackville was~ also struck. Some..
dama:;e to open cotton has been re
IKnew Not Teddy.
In the Easton. Pa..- naturalization
rourt Thursday. Toribio Cortazzo of
Rushkill Centre. who has been in this
ountry i'ourteen years. told Judge
cott he had never heard o'To
lore Roosevelt. He knew Taft was
.resident. so be got hiJs papers.*
Two Killed and Three Hurt.
At Piqu~a. Ohio. several personsj
were killed and three others injur-j
d when the a,:n'mobile ir. whienh
ey were riding. was str-uck by a?
~incinnat i. Hamil:on an:d Dayton
alroad. train Frtday' nicht.*
Die-% from F-all.
At SMuelhausen. Germany. Aviator
lochmann. who was inju:red whcn
:s oi-plane collapsed at a height
.fi 1 feet We'.dn*-sday. die-d Thurs-I
ay without havi'ag regained con
TOLL OF THE JUNGLE I
bO1OOt-S S NAKE CAU'SES T HOU- NE
SANDS OF DEATHS IN INDIA.
6'ar is Not One Sided for in the .Jo0
Same Period. - -0.498 Serpents
Poisonous reptiles. leopards and
:iers caused the death of over 21.- 1';)
)0I people in the jungle and fore.,t
>f India during the year of 19,.
rhese figures of sudden and viole nt
death are set forth in the Illue Booi
just issued which deals with start
:ics of the empire. The list goes in
to detail and shows-that in 19.0s no
fewer than 909 people fell victims to y
tigers. ti'2 to leopards. while wolve,
clzimed '..4 as their prey. *Other
animais"' killed 6s6. But the rav
ares of the eaters were nothing co.a
pared to those of the snake. Th-- A.
poisoned fangs of these reptiles caus
ed the death of 19.733 lives. Du.e- A
ing the same period 9S..0 7ttl
were killed ry the same beasts t
Bounties on the destruction of
denizens of the forest during the
year totalled $50.00(s and the re
cords indicate that 17.926 tigers and
leopards fell before the r!fle and that
7(.49 snakes. roughly speakin.t
four for every person they killed
were destroyed. Thus the war go I
on in India and while conditions are
still very bad it is declared they are 0
far better since bounties are paid
than ever before.
As might be expected in a land.
so densely populated as India. phyi- 01
ccl and mental infirmity is by no
means rare. Altogether the total d
population afflicted is 5S4.4S9. out d
of the total of 294.341.056, amon'
whom are only 3.000.000 Chris
tians. Lepers. male and female. 0
number 107."40. blind over 30o.
000. and deaf mutes about 150.000.
The insane population is only 6-. d
000. remarkably low proportion.
There are 55.S41.315 houses in the
creat empire. though that does not
approach the number of homes.
The average Indian does not in
dulge in overmuch letter writing
Altogether the post office dealt w:tt,
S75.255.832 letters. post cards and
parcels-an average of about th -e
per bead of the population; but thi,
seems less curious when it is re
membered that all but 15.500.00v
of India's 300.000.000 people are
described as illiterate. *
LEGS ARE C'T OFF BY CAR. .
Thomas Cummings May Not SurviVe
Shock of the Accident. u
Thomas Cummin;;s. of No. 23 Ma- .
ry street. had both legs cut ofi t
this afternoon shortly before 3 o'
clock, by a car of the Southern rail- s
vay rolling back at Ann street. b- - ti
tween M1eeting and King. Hie may b
no survive the shock of the terrible d
Privates Hilton and Sigwald. et d
the police force, rushed with a p''. d
trol ambulance in response to a callb
sent in from the railroad offices for s
help, and as quickly as possible the
injured man was taken to Roper b
hospital for treatment. Late Fri
day afternoon he was still alive, but E
his cond~tion was critical.
.Just how he fell under the back
ing car wheels is not clear, but it f
is thought that with several com-r
panions, he was lounging near the
Ann street crossing, by a shed thy .
is near the tracks. and perhaps nod
ding. was hit by the car, and thrown
under the wheels.
The injured man lives in Miaryd
street with his mother. He is about
thirty-five years of age, and has haa F
no regular employment for some I.
time. If he survives the injuries. C
he will probably lose both legs.
which were crushed and mangled by I<
the car wheels. It was some time si
before he could be gotten out and
taken to the hospital for treatment. -
FIRST HAIRC1'T IN 30 YEARS.
Teas Democrat Kept His Vow (Con
cerning Mlaine Politics.
The result of the M1aine election
has had Its effect in Texas. Jap)
Skein, a well known citizen of Cor- ja
pus Christi. Tex.. was so firm in the Itl
belief, when Maine elected a Deat- f.
ocrat governor '10 years ago, that wi
that state would continue in the it
Democratic column that he made a a
solemn vow that he would never
have his hair cut until it ag::in went i1
lie kept his pledge. His hair- 1.'
trew and grew until it attained a wt
length of 1 6 Inches. When news of p
the result of the recent election in 9<
Maine reached him he remembered sI
his vow a..d proceded Immediately
to a barber. who quickly severed h:. w
longhair, close to the scalp.*
GIRL IS RI'RIEI) AT SEA. di
Body of Miss Marjorie Miller Was
Consigned to Gulf of Mexico. me
In conformity with a paren' ftr.
roise that itn the eveut of her.,
:eath she wouz'd be buiried at sea i,
a tasket containing the b'ody of Mlas ih
Marjorie Miller was conveyed down
he Mississippi. and. heavily weigh- h
ed, was conanned to the water of no
the Gulf. a
IMiss Miller, a member of the sen- we
or class at Newcomb College. wa-' i
: daughter of Dr. Walter Miller. ,.x
lean of the academic colleges of Tu
tune U'niversity. She was drowned
August Z!9 in the Talluilah river near-h
Tallulah Falls. Ga.. while hath:n ~1~
wiith a party of friends. Announce- pa~
ment of her funeral was made bgy
er family. who said that the burial h
it sea had been attended by only the I
Raby Dead, Mother Dying. e
F-llowing a night of dquarreling Ti:
vith his wife, at their home in Oak- a
-ew. Delaware County. -Tohn Gr'-en. the
Scarpenter, shot and perhaps fatally :u
ounded his wife and instantly kill-.
' their 13-months- infant early an<
hursdav ,A I .cyvar-old daugh!er on
tarrowly:. escaped death. Green tied An
MED TIEMR TICKET
W YORK 1DE..MOCRATS Pt-TS U'P
A1 STRONG SLATE
'in A. Dix Named for the First
P'lace and Thonuu. F. Conway for
the Second Place.
At Rochester. N. Y.. on Friday
:ht the State Democratic Conv'n
n nominated the following tick'
- the next State election:
Governor-John A. t1r. Washing
Lieut*n1-nt Governor-Thomas F.
nwav. Clinton County.
Secretary of Stat.-Edward Liz
sky. King's County.
Cornptroiler--\Vm. Sohmer. New
State Treasurer-John J. Kenne
Attornoey General -Thomas J. Car
Ddy. Yates County.
State Engineer and Surveyor-Jno.
lIensel. New York.
Associate .lud:e of the Court or
>pt-als- Frederick K. Collins. Che
This list of candidates. nrel-.aredi
ter a day of almost contiuous con
rences. went through shortly after
idnight with two halts in its quick
ogress. This was the presentation
the name of Cin-ressnan William
ilzer as the only rival candidate for
vernor. Mr. Suizer reccited 16 of
.e 4-.-o vote-s of the Convention. and
r. liix rot the r:.t.
Supreme Court Justice James A.
ates. of lster County. was the ouly
her candidate pre.ented in opposi
rn o the leaders. For Asiociate
idge of the Court of A;peals he re
-ived votes. t before the resul:
the halloting was announced the
)mination of Mr. Collin was made
rani'mous on the motion of 'lser's
The ticket was concluded by the
mination of Frederick K. Collin.
Elmira. for Associate Justice of
ie the Court of Appeals.
l'hen John 1.. Stanchfield. of El
Ira, moved that the Convention en
rse the candidacy of Irving G.
ann. who has been nominated 'a
icceed himself in the se-ond vacan
6 on the Court of Appeals lIenca.
he motion was carried unanimous
The Convention took its final ad
urnnient at . A. M.. and the
elegates made a rush for their
IA)'lk' UNI)ER HOMIES.
ffort. Made to Blow Up Two City
For 2o. years foilowing a quarrel
rth the Typozraphical union and
e changing of The Times to a non
nion paper. Gen. Otis has fought
nionism with every resource at his
ommand. He has been seconded 'n
his fight by the .Merchants- and
lanufacturers 'assc'-iation. whose
ecretary was the object of the at
empt at dynamiting. Feeling ran
igh throughout the city during the
ay over the Times disaster and was
ugnented by the discovery that a
ynamite bomb had been found un
er the residence of Secretary Zee
andlelaar. The public reached a
ate of 'ilarm and consternatIon as
he attempt to blow up Gen. Otis
ome became known.
'The Otis home. known as "the
ivouac.'' stands on Whiltshire ave
ue in the most fashionable part of
be city. After the finding of the in
ernal machine at the Zeehandelai'r
esidence. Detective Rice was sent
a "The Bivouac" to search the prem
Aided by Charles Focun. the gard
nr, he round a suit case hidden in
bunch of vines under a hay wIn
ow on the east side of the house
rontingt Westlake park. Detective
ice telephoned Chief of police Gal
>way. who went imumediately to Gen.
Itis house. The officers examined
he suit case. Chief of Police Gal
>wayv wanted to take it to the police
ration without :pening.
Rice insisted on opening it th-we
nd finailly stuck a knife through th'e
id of the case. A buzz of miechan
im was heard inside and smoke
Convinced that the suit ease con
tined a bomib. Chief of Police order
d the infernal matchine ru.h
1 over to the park where its ex
losion could do lit tle dama:ge.
iRice picked It up and dashed
ross the str.eet. Puttina it down.
iey sped away. and put ab'out 1
'et bet ween ih.-m and the bomb i
hen it went off with a crash tha.
arew the entire neighborhood into
The exp'losion tore out at -ortion of
e curbing. of rthe street paralleling
e park. itranchecs of a tree direct
overhead were torn (off together
it h a port ion of the paxrk fence. .\
at.' glass wind .,hieid fronting a
rch in the Otis homie ah-o was
Rice said the inf'erna! mcine
eighed abiout .~' pounds.
In the Otis home at th-- time of
e explosion were Mrs. Harry CThan
er dau;:hter of the zeneral. and a.
lative. Mrs. Itooth, and the latter's
Rice hurried bcack to the scene 1nm
ediately after th.- *explosiona to look
r any po.ssia1- ei t:s. I.- fou nd
iamn, fth i - ...e and sha i
re poer: tins of ebee.k wor! whi:
rmea.d the ex~plo'd a n..ihanimSi oft
Th :nfer:.ai mac~hin~e totund at Mri.
td of I1-, sticks of giatnt ;iowder
aced to a fuse and set by ekik -
irk to exphide at I o'ehn'k in :h
ernin::. the s:ne hour at noch ita.
pl.inocrred m The- Tim-e o
The omb w as :irs: ii:scovore'd .e
Z.eneaa L:tr home 5-. a ervant'.
o0 rail.'d an othe~er i!:,d not .omne
rt of the mtecbaunim fah'di ti a
rk. the housec wou~ld ;.:*..'
ve ".+n demuolished and t he ma
Assistant Genera! Manager Chan-i- I.
of The Times savs tha. an a:'- n
np was ma;d" '. ..m up 'n.'
n auxilia.rv 'lant a I (''e' an
aFrane:.-en. a :'ew aini''.' ;,f'e
explo'ion de.'troed i th' m:;n a
The siu.es:on .of tragcieoven'
the rumors of other attempied 0
rates o- rhe- p--pnl.ar.' I' Li. V
re!rs in a sta- e of :n:: - de: h
WILL NOT RUN
nator TIlDman Not to Stand for Re
HIS WIFE OBJECTS
'hi, Practically Amsured, Attention
Turn. Now to Who Will Be Suc
cesor.-Though Not Sick. His
Physical Condlition Will Not Per
That S. R. Tillman will :.ot seek
e-election to the 'nited States s.-n
te is practically assured. Ciose
riends -f the United States senator
ay that his health will not p.-rmit
i. return to politics. It is also
tated that Senator Tillman may ne
r again enter the Senate Chamber
f the United States. for. :t is said
mi the best kind of authority. that
iis physical condition would not per
Those who have visited Senator
riliman recently give the opinion
hat he is preparing to spendt the re.,
f his days quietly on his Tren?.mi
arm. It is also said that Mrs. Till
nan. knowing well the physical con
ltion of Senator Tillman. would not
There have been many names sug
Liout the retirement of Senator Till
Man from the senatorship since- his
illness in Washington last spring.
enator Tillnan has given ne public
utterance as to whether he intends
to leave the senate. It can almost
b positively stated that he is
through with politics in this state.
Natturally the question follows:
who will go to the United Staies
Senate to succeed B. R. Tillman?''
There have iPee many names sug
gested for the place. and many
changeb in South Carolina politics are
liable to take place in the space of
Among those who have been men
tioned as likely to declare themselves
for the position are Gov. M. F. An
sel. A. F. Lever. congressman from
the Seventh district. and Lewis Par
er. of Greenville. Neither of these
have ever intimated that they would
contest for senatorial honors. yet
there are always men talked of for
every position in politics. and these
are men that have been talked of in
South Carolina as likely opponents
for the place of Sen;:tor Tillman.
Gov. Ansel has stated that he in
tends to go back to Greenville when
he leaves the office of governor and
resume the practice of law. ie was
for many years solicitor in the Pied
mont and has a broad :tcquaintanco.
He was elected to the Gove-rnorship
of South Carolina. Gov. Ansel is not
a man to talk politics and has never
intimated that he would follow the
game after leaving the office of the
chief executive of the State. Yet lie
is one of those mentioned.
Lewis W. Parker is the best known
and one of the most capable mill
officers in the South. He has been a
remarkable success in everything that
e has undertaken. His name has
beenl mentioned many times for the
A. F. Lever, congressman from this
district is also mentioned as a pos
sible candidate for the position. He
has never made a statement. He
defeated his opponent for congress
recently by a large majority and has
made an excellent congcressman.
There are others who might he
mentoned. R. Goodwin Rhett. may
or of Charleston. being among them.
The contest is two years away anid
others mnay rise up and claiin the
right for the position.*
FOR BETTER MAIL DELIVERY.
Patrons Should Provide Receptacles
for Receiving Mait
By direction of fthe Post Office De
part ment. the attention of Datrons
of thbis office is invited to the advan
tages of prov-idinz facilities for the
receipt of their mail by erecting con
venetly accessible boxes or cutt-r
suitable slots in their doors. Suen
action would enable the postmas-er
to give a prompter and better deiiv
ery service with the means at his dis
posal. since the carriers can cover
much miore territory in less time if
not compelled to wait for an an
swer to their ring.
Private receptacles for mail are al
so a :n-eat convenience to the house
clder. obviating the necessity of re
spondIng to the carrier's call at in
-onvenient mioments and permitting
the safe delivery of nmail in the ab
sence of members of the household.
They also prevent the occassional
necessity of a carrier's proceeding on
his route without delivering mail
because of f-tilure to answer his ring
within a reasonable time, and enable'
hitm to make deliveries to patrons
living on or near the end of thel
route at an earlier hour.
It has been shown by actual ex
perience that the benefits derivea
y patrons of city d-livery from the
se of such receptacles far outwei.:hJ
he small expense involved. As t.e
st otfice is interested in -irnis:s
ng the best possible service at the
east e-xpense. your compliance " i:h
he foregoing sug~testions m'l t)(
TYH(KN SWEPS Jsf..ANI>S.
hoeusadsi of P'eople .1 r Homeele-s
.nd the ('rops Murh D~amaged.
At M1ania. P. 1.. a typhoon of ui-,
snal severnit y swept ov- r the vall'y
f th- Cara;:an river in the prov
acs5 of Cayagan arnd Isabella. north
rnm 1.uzon. on Se-ptember '4. Four
f !m-.a',!Ia provinc.-. were ee~l
:cat That there were no casuei:!-i
e. Th"e tobacco crop' was sertous
Sdamaged. The governament is,
taking retief plans.
Mlent Caught in Belt.
.\ M;al--y.. (ta . \'nett Win'to.
no!!-known: ro-n:: nhireo tun. '-i
T'anta killed Friday morn:n; 't '
rng caug~ht in the lath msecmey
his brother's manufacturing plant.
Sventured toe nea: o::e ot the'
DEAS KICKED OUT.
. W. ToLBEtT To H1:AI) REPUl
I.tAN 1'.11lTY OF ST.TE.
L. I.. Grant. ('harl"ton ('ounty
('hairnan. ('harged That He Was
Rtobbed of Vice-Chairnanship.
The State- say s followi ng the hours
if harangumntt and exhortatic :he
lepublican State convention yester
!ay elected J. W. Tolbert, chairman.
and .. it. .evy. who is a nagro. vice
-hairm:in. That action of the con
:-ntifon was an overthrow of E. H.
leas. a negro. who has held the
-hairmanshi; for --ever:al years.
rhere were ab-out tee' delegates pre
ent. and ab-out s7 of these were ne
,r'es. There was an entire absence
)f prominent RHipubliran leader,.
rhe matter of congressional candt
lates nill be left to the respective
Declaring that he had been rob)b
ed of the vice chairmanship by a
miscount in the votes. T. L. Grant
of Charleston. a negro Republican.
left the convention hall, saying th4t
they would hear from him later. The
vote for Grant as announced by the
teller was 44. The vote for Levy
was 44. Grant contended that he
received -)I votes. There were four
andidates for the office of chair
man -R. 11. Richadson. J. W. Tol
bert. J. R. Levy and C. M. English.
.1ll of these. except Tolbert. are ne
:roes. Tolbert received 51 votes
Richardson 4: English 11. and Levy
71 for the chairmanship.
On the surface of the convention
there appeared a bitter di-like for
the administration of President Taft.
Seveal of the speakers. when there
was not an election on. tried to make
speeches about "reclaiming" and
purifying the personnel of the party.
but these words were drowned in
the din of the floor leaders who tried
to swing the more reticent delegates
from side to side. There were n
fights this year.
The negroes had the conention
all to themselves. and the many
hours which the boiy -as in se;sion
were spent in haranguing and ask
ing a thousand or so questions. Par
liamentary rules were hammered in
to a pulp by the chairman. Th
most important feature and the big
noise'' of the convention was the
"big stick" used by the negro acting
as chairman for Dens. the State
chairman.. who has headed the or
ganization for several years. Dcas
was at the meeting but did not par
ticipate in any of the Jumbled dic
russions on account of his ill health.
The report of the committee on
credentials was received and the on
ly contest before the convention wa.
the two delezations from Aiken
county. While the committees were
at work about 90 delegates to the
convention strolled about the hall #%n
Assembly street. chatted. crowded
around a stand. bought peanuts, red
lemonade and t sh sandwiches. There
were many vinitors besides the del
Sizesi of Packages Smnaller But Sell
for Sarne Price.
Packages of all American-made
eigarettes and tobaccos are being re
duced in size by the manufacturers
to make up for the increased rev
enue taxes imposed by the tariff.
Packages of several well known
brands which used to contain twen
ty clgaretts and sold for five cents
now contain only fifteen and sell for
the same price. The first of the
smaller size paackages h'ive apepeared
in Washing:on and the internal rev
enue bureau has unotricial informa
tion that the tobacco trust intends
cutting the sizes of all its package
goods in every city In the country.
Packages of cgarettes which form
erly contained ten, it is said. Will
hereafter contain eight. Pocket
poches of tobacco, which have been
madec in the favorite size of one and
two-thrds ounces and sold for five
cents. will be reduced to one and a
This is due to the f-aet that tunder
the old law. eicarettes which weigh
no more than ten eotunds peer thous
and weare taxed at the ra'e of 53
eents a1 thousand. This classification
covered all kinds of common cigar
ttes. The new tax is $1.2> a trous
and. Smnoking tobacco also was af
ne Hundred an.l Fifty of the Men
One hutndred and tif'y miners. ;aos
siblyv mrorc. ar'- 4ntotuiibedt and -
l.eed to :. dlad in miine No. 2..t
Paula. .\exico. in the l.as Esperan
zas minir -: district. uoperated byv the'
Naie..al lt:ailway- lines oaf Mlexlc.
as a re'suit of two exp;losionais. pesuma
thay (~ bcuse of an :accumtoula tion of
tas Sa'u rday' Th. muent en tonmb-d
tr.- molst i' nat ive .1 apanese miners.
alath: tih.- v::nms ar.e s:aid to in
.t t he- tme of th:e exploesion the
ntire niulht shift,. e.,timnate. *te nuim
-r rr-.in: from . to :t1, were
all it work. Of) these. none had!
reachled thle stufce. ini ail priobaa
!!itvt all are dad -
The saiond ex.--m . ouieurr.-dl
~hrtly afte'r .e r.'--:.- ;art v had d1"
Oded.a- ~Tnba: this was ki'ed is
Willie Ple- Aceluittedl.
Willie Paole was tried over in Aik
nthis week for iin: his. brother
n-lw. a 'haria-- S-arnles. and ac'quit
t his h-am.- n.-ar Perry. in' iting~ h!u
l:an ha- rl.eime'd that S~trne i':mt"
p 'o h;::. ::.0 ' hirn a drir of what
'. and! thorn knoc'ked himt down.
or on him and. icut him wiin aknf
r-r.! es-::n br. -n d at SU.,'f
!latmtd -'n th.' or r.'r .ide that Poo~e
as pu:' our of th.- house heruse of
If Deaths by Suicide, Homicide and Ac
cidents for Last Year.
FACTS THAT STARTLE
l'he Statistics That Are Publihed
for the legistration Area as Com
piled by the urean Shold Set
All of V% to Thinking and Hunting
for the Cauw%.
External causes. other than sui
cide. were responsible for 47,135 of
the deaths reported for the census
registration area of 1909. it is stat
ed in the Census Bureau's annual
bulletin on mortality statistics for
1909. now in press. The death rate
declined from 97.9 to 96.7 per lO.
000 estimated population.
The total number of deaths from
homicide, as reported for 19o9. was
;.854, a decrease of 149 from the
number compiled for 19OS. Not all
deaths from homicide are specified.
so that the total number that actual
ly occurred would be in excess of
The increase in the death rate, 5.9.
from this cause 'or 1909 over the
annual average rate. 2.9. for the five
year period 1901-1905, is probably
due largely to greater precision in
the returns in this respect.
Among the causes of accidental
deaths. in the order of numerical
importance for the year 1909. were
Railroad arcidents and injuries.
6.659; drowning. 4.55S: burns and
scalds. 3.992: injuries at birth, here
after to be classified under diseases
of early infancy, 3.508: injuries by
horses and vehicles. 2.152. not in
cluding injuries by street cars. 1.
723. and automobile accidents and
Injuries 632; inhalation of poison
ous gases. irticluding conflagration.
l.S37; other accidental poisoning. I.
779; accidental gunshot wounds,
944; heat and sunstroke. 816; cold
and freezing. 251: lightning. 150.
There were 1.174 faal injuries oy
machinery, chiefly in factories. but
the large number. 10.108. of acciden
tal traumatisms of unspecified na
ture makes it necessary to consider
many of the figures given above as
only minimal, and it is important
that the means of injury be specified
in all returns of death from acciden
The slight numerical increase in
the deaths. 8.402 from suicide regis
tered for 1909 over the number, S.
332. for 1908 is less than the rela
tive increase of the estim..ed popu
lation of the registration area, so
that the death rate decreased from
18.5 to 17.2 per 100,000 population.
The most common means of sulcide
for the year was poison. 2,464, fol
lowed by firearms. 2.395; hanging,
.215; asphyxia, chiefly by illumnina
ting gas. 989: cutting instruments,
>36; drowning. 507; jumping from
high places 156: crushIng 84; and
other or unspecified means 58.
Undoubtedly many deaths from
suicide fall to be reported so that
they can be compiled under this
head, but the increasing precision or
statement of the natrue of the death
in cases of deaths from violent vaus
es renders the statistics more accur
ate from year to year and thus ac
counts for some of the apparent In
crease in the death rate from sul
SAILA)R.' ARE D)ROWNED).
Well Iaded Tender Bound for a
Several sailors from the battle
ship New Hampshire were drownd
ed by the upsetting of a tender in
the North River off One Hundred
M~toS .Ma 15 1aaJs puoaas-.41l.A pus~
Saturday night. Estimates of the
dead vary from three to as higa
as I t. but as no oiflcial count has
been made: of the number aboard
the tender and as many men have
shore leave. it was imos"Ie ac
curately to fix the list of nmisaing.
The sailors were returning to the
New Hampshire after shore leave
and more than 10" of them'. it is
estimated. had crowded aboard the
tender, which was being towed to the
battleship. About ~"n yards off
shore the craft either swamped or
was upset and the entire load of sail
ors was precipitated into the water.
KILLED) BY A TRAIN.
A Young Mtan .Mcet% With a .Most
E'dward D)avis. the IS-year-old
son of Mir. T Jeff Davis. a prominent
farmer liviig about four mil's west
of Greenwood. was run over and kill
ed early Friday niorning at :Clk
three miles west of here by a train
on the C7harleston and Western Car
olna Railroad. His body was hor
ribly mangl.-d. It is~ supposed that
he train which ran over ham was a
fr'ight leasing here about 3 o'cloci
for Augustat. The young man.who
was killed, was at the hiome of .\r.
.ohn IDavis. at Sailak.. at mnidnigat
and left pjresuualy' for home.
Whether he w.as 3.1- on the track
nr was stru~ck whil.' walking on the
track is not known.
Tried to Eat IRooster.
At Des Monines. Iowa. a handsome
haricr hat was almost destroyed.
and its wearer. M1iss M\ary Livings
ton, severely injured about the face
when a bic cat which had bee n hid
:rg in a tree over'head leaped upon
h.r with the evident Intention of
a:ing the rooster on the hat.*
Rtaw Over a lDog.
As :h'. result of a~ 'uarre" at P.er
yvvile. Ark.. over a do;. Inw: Thur
tan. a::ed IS. died Tuesday nIght,
Lnd Bob Owen. aged twce'v. is charg
d with the killing. Thurman was
atally stabbed on Saturday n:ght in
fight which followed Owen :hrow
n; a co. at the former's dog.
Killed Mfany ('atti
chrton. which ba, causced the
ath of hundreds of car u!a in S..uth
es:ern Louisiana has been stamped
t according to annour~.cment made
y he Louisiarna Surnita:" L~ve