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DEATH TO MANY
Of. Hudnd Peop!e Are Reparted Lled
in Rios in Weirco.
WAS A DAY OF RIOTIN
Passengers Arriving at Mexico City
Relate Stoies of Dreadful Clash
Between Authorities and Anti-Re
electionists at PuebLa. - Began
When Police Interfered.
One hundred persons. including
the chief of police. were killed la
riots at Puebla. Mexico, on Friday.
according to the statements of pas
seaers arriving at Mexico City Fril
day night from that city.
The stories. told by passengers.
are to the effect that the trouble be
gan FrIday morning. when a num
ber of policemen. headed by tAe
c' !ef. attempted to break in a me' '
ing of a""-re-electionists. which was
being held in a large halL
As Chief of Police Miguel Cabrern
and his men advanced towards the
building. a dcor was openet by a
woman. who shot and killed the
chief. A flght then ensued between
Pue polico and the occupants. A
bomb was .:hrown from one of the
windows in the mlidst of the police
* men and ruraies. the latter havin?
a been called to assist the city oficers.
The bomb exploded. killing many.
The causalities occurred in the
coarse of fighting, which Cook place
in the street. So far as known. there
were no Americans killed.
The passengers further asserted
that from morning until the tlmt
they left Puaebla. in the afternooi,
there was continuous rioting and
while the anti-re-electionists had
been dislodged from the building,
fears were entertained that the dis
orders were by no means at an end
From official sources In Mexicc
City Friday night. it was learnet
that the 17th battalion left therf
late Friday for Puebla. by specla
train. and that other trains werq
In readiness to transport additiona
troops to the scene of the riot. i
deemed necessary. It was officlall:
stated there Fiday n'ght that 11
men ha-1 been killed in Puebla.
Details of the Anti-Dias conspir
acy. alleged to have been promote<
by Francisco L Madero. now a fugi
tive from Mexico. ind which has re
Puted wilhin the past two days b
the arrest of several co-conspirator:
In that city and elsewhere. came z
li'ht Friady. Indicating that Sanday
November 20. was the date fixed to
a general uprislug against tht exist
The conspirators appeared to hav<
extended their operation to th<
States of Vera Cruz. Hidalgo, Cos
h~zI'a. San Luispotosi. Nuevo Leon
-Pfebla. Jalisco. Guanajuato. Yuca
tan. and Zacataeas. To the authoi
Sties in all these States orders ha,<
been sent to put down with vigo
any attempt at disturbance.
Circalara, which appear to bar<
been sent out by Ma-fero or hi:
agents, from San A.'tonlo. Texas. '
varlouh persons in that city, outlin,
his campaign and announce Moders
as Constitutional President or Mexi
Among other statements containe<
*in the manifesto were the following
"'. Francisco I. Madero. will plac
mnyself at the bead of a revolutionar:
* party against the Government .,
IMexico. Between the 20th and 30-.
of NOvember I shall lead my follow
ers magaet the Government of Mexi
-PRmar-HrR STOLE CHICKENS
And Sold the Poultry He Stole te
A funny mix up of preachers tool
place at Spartanburg a few days ago
A negro preacher visited the hen
house of Rev. L. M. Roper, pastor o:
,the First Baptist Church and tools
seven fine hens, which were lates
sold to the Rev. W. H. K. Pendleton
pastor of the Church of the Advent
Preacher Henry Worley, a he is
known from the pulpit, or Ciareuce
Thacker. as he is known when fol
lowing his other vocation, was sus
peoted of the theft of the fowls. and
the polco departmnent searched hi.
isome. He was arrested, an-i rne
Rev. Mr. Roper was present at the
trial whon the case was called, and
positively Identified his birds. The4
Rev. Mr. Pendleton identified the
negro as being the one who so',
them to him, and Worley or Thack
er was convicted.
When the officers visited his home
they also found a bicycle that ws;
stolen from J. A. Tillinghu.-st. pro
fessor at Converse Cole;e. When
the negro completes a sentence of
three months for the ci::y he will be
tried in the Circuit Court on the
charge of the larceny of a bicycle
MEETS DEATH IN SYRU7P.
Small Boy Fall Iuto Boiling Kettic
Beilld to death in Syrup was the
manner of death suffered by the
two year old so'n of Georgte Swift
a white man at Meteal!a. late F'I
day. The child. walkine ba-kwards.
fell irnto the kettl" of syrup, which
was carri'd by two mn. and was
submnerged. Ills rmo'ter's arms were
burned in an efforts to rescue the
Act of Cruel Boy.
is reiothes saturated with oil.
Fikre 1:anardo. Aged l-1 years. was
thrown into a Sre in N-w York by
Ph'lir' Seekter. aced t5 years. The
lads had a dispute ove'r which wis
the !eatder of th-: ga-'; of boys and
Seckler deerined to ;:t his rival
out of the road. He will probably
Brougtht igt P'rice.
C'ai. 0. C. Se rt'ern'sh. lately a
candidate for railrrna. comnmosoner.
and now an appI-at? for appont
muen ta the Slivr. yaraner on tS
of Bihopvile. for $506 hispln
tat'on in Clarendoa coumnty, eight;
miles fro-n Smero. consting of
1,2 au -s 72 of these improved.* I
TO VOTE AGALNST ANT-rIACE
TRACK BETTING BILLS.
Startung Statement Made by New H
York State Senator Before Legas
lative Graft Committee.
One hundred thousand dollars to
vote against the anti-race track be- a
:ing bills. In 190S. was offered to
;tate Senator Eugene M. Travis. o:
3rooklyn,. so he swore on the stan :
rieay. testifying before the le-is;e
ive graft committee. A mysteriou.
little man, whose name he does not :
-ecall. made the offer in the lobet. *4
If the Senate. he said, in behalf o:
'ormer Sena:or Frank J. Gardner
\nd Gardner. he added. confirmed .;
n a subsequent telephone cenversa
Gardner is now under indictment. b
-harged with having attempted aim;- 2
'arly. though with a lesser amount.
:o ln2uence Otto C. Foelker. of
3rooklyn. now a Congressman. but
hen a Stal - Senator. Foelker vot
-d for the bill. as did Travis, and it
vas passed. notwiths:andiug the i
.rantic efforts of the race track in
.erests az.1 the alleged use o* a fund.
which previous testimony has placed b
Trais' testimony and the conim:t- t
'ee's efforts to subpoena James R. c
Keene and Harry Payne Whitney. .
:nillionaires whose hobby is horse C
racing. were the most interesting de
;elopments of Friday's hearing. re- 3
;umed after an adjournmen-t on Oc
*ober 22. Tfforts to find Messrs s
%een and Whitney. who have been
mentioned In previous testimony as
'avin; been present at a conference
it Delmonilco's at which the alleg--d
,orrup:on fund was raised, and the
-ommittee is anxious to examine
hem. have thus far been withoit I
Travisa story Friday added two
ew names to the list of Senators
approached.' The amount offered
.im. be explained. was to be paid i%
wo ins;allments. $25.000 down and
,5.000 after his vote had been cast
"Did you ever hear o-f any othe:
I 'enator being approached?" he was
"Yes. I to.bk lunch with Senator
I i'uller and Sena-tor Carpenter one
'ay, and they told me they had been
pproached. Senator Gates also to'!
-te be had been called on the tel
-' hone." -
I "Would you know the man who
-pproached you if you saw him
"Y. I think so."*
RACES CLASH IN FRANCE.
.Thite mad Colored American Saior,
In Conflict-One Dead.
A dispute between white and col
- -red bluejackets. of the American
s zuadron under Admiral Vreeland
-| Wriday night. developed into an u
- 'y7 fght. in which revolvers and
e l'.nlves were used. The gendarmes
r -rrested a sailor from the Kansas.
vho is charged with having stabbed
itman from the Louisana. in the ab
a1 lomen. One negro was sent to a
i 'ospital in a serious condition from
e- tab wounds, while another negro
a v as wounded on the head. The au
- :bthrities are arranging for stronger
olice patrols to prevent further dis
1 t :urbance-.
REVISE WHOLE SCHEDULE
;nazer Gore Tells What D~emocratic
| Congressmen Should Do.
ISenator T. P. Gore. of Oklahoma.
n an interview at Chicago. Friday.
~aid that at the coming session of
Zongress the Democrats should re
' -:ise the whole schedule and ala',
the tariff on pulp wood and print
naper. He ascribed Deinoeratic
i sccess at the recent election to dis
;atisfaction over the Payne-Aldrich
ariff law and the high cost of liv
ng. "A lower tariff." said the Sea
- ror. "would increase our revenue.
) uring -exile' the Democrats have
r :a-i ample opportunity to do deep
-hinking. bat we must not, as Kip
ing says, "become drunk with pow
SMust Steer Clear of Them.
The New York Sun. in speaking of
.he rumor that James E. Camiphrhz
1nd John J. Lentz are candiaates fo:
I enator Dick's seat in the Unite.i
'tates Senate from Ohio. say "if
the Democratic party sends politie4;
I aicks to Washington from those
States where the opportunity ha;
-ome to it to st.'enghen the minor
ity in the Senate it ought to have
~hort shift at the hands of the v e.
In the same connection, the Chir
~go Record-Heral:1 says "Jc'hn R
\1cLean, after l!ving In Washington
for nine years. has just muoved back
to Ohio. The Ohio legislature is
soon to elect a United States Sen
ator of Mr. McLean's political per
suaslon." The pol!tkal persuasion S
of -McLoan' Is with the protected I
-rusts and other plunderers of tay
The Democrats of Ohio do no: -
need either of these gentlemen in
the ruited States Senate. As The
state says the D~emccratic party 'n
O~hio and cther States. recently wre-.c J
ed from the Republican party
should have the wisdom to avoi
:he rocks of the profession~ll po'!ti
clans. They are no? hId fen rocks.
half dozen States have- rerentlyde
monstrated their possessioni of flr.n
rate Democratic mnate'rial. and that .
pays to use that ma'erial. Eve.
1:tate has a fair s:ppvy, 'Pst it has:
*-obe sought." .
It is now poin:ed (out that neith-r
aranch of the Sixty-ser:nd Congresa
will be under the admnistration -
control. In the House the' l~enio
crats have a clear majiority of a&'te
lfty over all. In the Senate their
!ncreased wr.te of* nine. if comhd
with the nsurre':ts wotuld co::,:!tt
a clear maiority of fo:2r. Th" liemo- C(
crats are in a positier. :o ?st:n
sincer!y of the !ners~n: Re-pub a
cans b~y givinr th-'m a char. to
vote for a real tari retorm Mil.
In 190 Hearrt. who r-4i as anl
Independent League:, was supor~e ed
by th* nemocents. Ma. reraived 691 i
VERY STRANGE CASE
ICH WOMAN CHARGED WITH
TRYLNG TO PUT HER Th
usband. Who is a Millionaire. Out
of the Way So She Could Marry
a Poor Clerk.
A strange case Is now being trIed
Wheeling. W. Va.. which shows
iat money does not always brin:-.
appiness to those who have plen:y
t F. Wilson. the chau!!eur. swor.
iat Mrs. John 0. Schenk. wife o!
Is mill:onaire employer. had tried
) get him to run their car over an
:nbankment. so her husband wou'.
e killed. that she might marry
'0 a wtek clerk.
Falling in this scheme the wo
tan attempted to ki'l her husban-:
y slow poison, and he is now in a
Mr. Schenk, who hovers between
fe and death, referring to his wife
-If what the police tell me 6s
rue. she is where she deserves t&.
Mr. Schenk has been a man 0:
-on strength up to last June. wh- ,
e returned from a trip around th
-orld. Shortly after that he bega..
3 grow suckly and Inatly sand intc
oMplete invalidism. It is said tha:
uring the summer the Schenk*
uarreled frequently over the wif . f
estre for pleasure and companion
It Is said that Mr. Sche._k. him
elf mentioned :to a friend his sus
:con that some one was po!sonn,
im. The friend notified his rela
ves and then began the clever work re
f the private detectives. Mr. Schenk
ras conlIned to his bed, and the
urse who had charge of him was a u
Lundy Wilson, the chauffeur. was
lIsplaced by a detective. who is said
o have gathered evidence while dri.v
ng Mdrs. Schenk about the city.
The deteozive-nurse is said to havc
'eported to the prosecutor t.'st. ov
ne occasion. she was trying to opel;
L bottle of lit-hia wa.er when Mr.z
'chenk took It from her hands, say
"Let me open it: I'm afraid you !I
ut your hand."
This. 't is believed, was the firs:
n:imatlon of the method of the pols
in.ng. Several half consuned bot
les of the water were sent to the
hemists of the Universfty of Vir
inia and John Hopkins Universtiy
"he reports came back that all wer
Mr. Schenk was taken to the hez
aital about two weeks ago. And
eren there. according to the accus
'rs. Mrs. Schenk offered a nurse
Viso the detective--$1.000 to poiso.
CTLEMON GETS BIG MIONEY.
rhe Fertilizer Tag Tax Runs rp Into:
a B'g Sam.
During the past year there were
44.3 tons of fertilizer and 14o.
05 tons of cotton seed meal used by
he farmers of the State. according to
a report submitted Saturday by Clenm
;on College to the departmnent of ag
-!culture. This i~s a t.'tal tonn::ge o:
'.03.O9 tons, which is valued a:
pproxilmately $20.000.000, takin:
he average price per ton for !a.w
:ear as a basis.
Clemson College derives a tax c"
5o cents on every ton of ferti':ze
~old In the State and will recei.'e
~pproxmately $25.000 thIs year. lt
s exnected that there will be a mea=
:re intro-quced in the general assem- -
>1y asking that the number of schol
:rships be Increased for the inv'
!on. The State farners' uni->.t pLae- R
d Itself on record as favoring :ze
nrease of schalarships.
Inasmuch as the farmers p t- thi s
tntire tax, it does seem to u- .e
heir sons should get more be.'wit
rom Clemson College than they do
rhe agricultural scholarships est.
ished by the Herbert bill should be
oubled in number. a'nd if aJo
o enable 'arigh'. 'mo -r boys ,o ~:. t.' '
~lemson. the money value oft t bese .
cholarships should be inc - aseo. s
WANTED) HIM IXNCHED.
Isbury Park Mob Seeks Life of thm
FollowIng an abortive attempt b.
.mob at Asbury Park. N. J., to lyne ~n
'homas Williams. the negro suspez
d of the murder of nine-year-ot
lary Smith. the prison:a" trembli:.
with fear and on the vermu- of cot
apse. was Quietly removed fromn tth
all and wh~sked away in ain at:t.,
tchile to the county jail a*t Freehol
he mob had sest:ere,! aznd th.
trets had been cleared so that tile
ffices in charge of the prisoner ha
itte difficulty in getting himi out n
awn. Williams denies all know'
de of the crime, and from oirLLe.
aurces !*. weas learned he had a;'
arently established a goiod ilib:.. H
beIng held without hai for fur
er examination and to await t'i
CORN CROl' ME.Altm ED
.H. Cal.dwellZ Make -"; flushels by
rnmer who sprang into fame by de
mmit.ing his corn land, raisedl ":
n a're of dynamited lar~d S7K'~in
:shels o.' corn. These are the fi
r.s :riv--n out Fridiay night V
eses John W.ood and John M
hoe wh:o as a comumit. u
and mte-.sred Mr. Caldtl'
n. Every ear of .crn 7:as p;:lb
. hucked and wo-ighed in o r
No'ted Case Ended.
-rera! A-tic:<oa. Th-:s ' as clos3- 5
one of the na:..: ce'hraed caseo: fr~r.
Tennesee "onr! annzls. 'Th.
it Is the Meaning of the Landslide ati
Not a feie Slap at Teddy.
ROOSEVELT A HUMBUG
the First Water Is the General
Opinion of liepublicans and Dem
ocrats. But Many Democratic
Ideas Wich He Stole and Pre
tended to Stand for Are Good.
Zach McGhee. tne accomplished
ishington correspondent af The
ite. who made an extt-nive tour
the country just before the elec
a and gave his impression o.
ings political in le:ters to The
t:?. Is back on his Job at Wash
:ton. and is now writing once
)re his interestin; letters from the
pI:al cf the nation to The State.
le says of course the one topie
discussion in Washington is t:
-mocratic programme. B1t. cou
d wt':h this equally. of course. is
consideration of the the meaning
the Democra:ic landslide. As al
ady noted in this correspondence.
rt.in influences are being brough:
bear to persuade or to scare th.
-mocratic house Into making a foo.
This influence will be exerted with
remittoi.; endeauxr from now on
d it will require no little nervt
d strength of charucter on the par:
theDemocrats who have been elec.
to the Sixty-second congress tt
No effort will be spared by the
w York press to dominate the sit
tt:on. And the New York yaperz
-e particularly influential in the
outh. where. unfortunately. many
ople. including not a few news
tper edi:ors. take their cues from
hat these New York papers say.
These New York papers. ft should
- bourne in mind. really know les&
)out the real sentiment in .he coun
y as well as about the coudilon
cst of the Hudson river than per
a.p, -ny other newspapers in th%
hele United States. But just be
tuse New York is big and the new,
i;ers there are b!g. the people. es
erially. I say. in the South. anc
ore especial lyt hose In newspapei
Fices. read them and are influenc
I by them.
Furthermore, most of these Nem
ork newspapers get their own pre
ailing sentiment, honestly in mos
ises. I believe. but surely, from the
nancial distric:s of the great me
-opilis. rzther than from the ranil
nid file, the ordinary, every-day cit
These papers have set out now
nd honestly again I am willing L
:ncede. but m!.akenly. to mak4
le whole country believe that th'
acent Democratic landslIde is a tri
mph for what they term "conserva
.smn." fcr the "safe and sane Democ
icy,'' which ought to be termed th,
inane Democracy.'' This mean:
othing. while the trusts, the finan
ial sharks and other marauders 1oo
te people. ThIs is the meaning o
le continued harping on squelchin;
Now there are those hereabout:
nid they are among the keenest ob
:rvers of politics in the country
ho think that this Democratic vie
>ry means nothing of the sort
ians not a repudiation of Roosev-I
:all, but a --pudiation of the dom
tance of the Republican party bI
ose who are supposed to be th<
1enies of Roosevelt. Note, please
ie word "supposed". Roosevelt ia
hum bug of the first water, and tha.
Lt is practically admitted by ev
rybody hereabouts. Democrats anc
epublicans of all shades.
It has been so recognized herea
,us for a long time. But at the
tm~e time the things which Roose
ilt has been saying he Is in favo
are generally all right. The coun*
ywants them. The leaders of th'
emocratic party wants them, so fai
they can be brought about with
the constitutfon. Roosevelt has
iel to get them. He only keeps
blustering about them. Thus he
The one towering leader, to whom
e Democrats in these parts are
rninc now is Woodrow Wion. jus:
eeted governor of New Jersey by
remiendous majority after conduct
:a en-upaign of leadership which
a!:y led somewhere. Prominent
n:ocrats here who are trying to
luence :he De:nocratic programme
th respect to the measures which
Ye t.-en before th country the pas:
.-ra. especcia:ly the tariiT. are consid
ng the desirability of calling into
er conferences the New Jersey
Now I can say of my own knowi
re th it Dr. Wilsotn is not in any
:&s what has b'een termed a "re
ton:try." lie des not favor and
es not have any t:erance for the
2:ol of !!oc>evelt. having more
s-ect ror the: las' a::d the constita
ni .a:d a t:ret regnr1 tor the :ruth.
t a: the s*'m.- t>-e he does favor
very decided and a very deunite
n ramme of rov.-mnmental reform
::zmo-st of the measures that
on~.'t htnelf has pretended to
M-: :o4 is made or the New Jer
'o -.Tor eet for the reason that
c' lok-ti u;:n hercabouts, as I
*e ta d above. as the mast con
cr-us Denrocratic leader in the
A' an ! I wanted :o tell what I
aw :t ut him. that if anybody
:s Woo Irow Wilson down as a
o70 th'a so--iid "interests" or
a r an who is goiing to act in ac
-v:hthis pro::ramme-. th~s so
'e "af arnd sann'' D~emocracy.
re w'i! he som.-' mightily disap
:-dr fo:s rm:ndi aho::t New York
l those p o s wh~eh take their
s of wa is "safe a::d san~e" fronr.
.,of the New York newspapers.
itos ythe way, as overy one
-can se--. tha.: as Roose'elt did
como~ nito New J.ersey' or reer.
N.w .iers'y campaign. the
4. fei d o the aetiimes o:
c~ri victory. in. that State can
- I!r-e Oysner PDay bo:,s.
:-: e.< rts will be mad.'
-'ansth\t'i-<on's triumph in
Sa-a:::- Roose-e: and wha'
-:rad you may '.ok out for it.
DAUGHTERS OF .OMERIC-1N REV
The Next Session Will Be Held il Th
Chester.-Officerm Elected and all
The fourteenth annual confere::ee
if the Daughters of the Aemer*a- Fr
tevolution ended its sess!on in :*, !
-ity on Thursday night, after a r.
-nthuslastic and enjoyable meet:
iluch business was accomp!!shed a:
he conference and i: wai the lar
-st ever held. The confercuce w
-resided over by) Mrs. F. L. la'--,.
:tare Regent. of Greenville. The a%
iual report of the State re.:et w
-xcellent showing great knowledi
The following committees mad
-plendid reports at the conferenc
-tate F!age. by Mrs. A. C. L:gon. o
)rangeburg: Industrial Education.
Irs. F. H. H. Calhoun. Clemson Coi
ege: Railroad Rates. Mrs. A. C. L:
-on. Orangeburg: Continental H1 t.I
.irs. J. A. Miles. Charleston: Ma'
.ne. Mrs. S. C. Baker. Sumter: Rev
>lutionary Graves. Miss K.u&e I.il
Mrs. Rebecca Bacon, of Edgefeld
he first State Regent and Lr.cal d
'end:;nt of General Pick-ens an'
laughter of Goverror Pickens, w. s
-resent and a beautiful trihu:e wr: -
en by Mrs. Bacon to Sumter. Pic
-ns and Marion was read by ..rs
Cobertson. Mrs. Bacon is the pio.
er D. A. R. In this St:te and, a.
hough. advanced in age, she Is ir.
An a:'dress on Conservation b .
.Irs. Bratton of Gothriesville. an eX
-tate regent. was enjoyed by the
onference. Mrs. Marie G. Ricbar,.
on. of Greenville. brought a nessa:;e
rom the Children of the Revolu
It was decided to pe-:tion the le^
slature to adopt the song "Caroln t
s the State song. because it wa
omposed by Henry Timrod and
o music by Mrs. Bur;ess. both na
.ve South Carolinians.
The folowing officers were elect
-d at this conference: Second vie.
egent. Mrs. H. B. Car!!sle. -Spartan
>urg: Third vice-regent. Mrs. F. It.
'-houn: Auditor. Mrs. S. C. Baker.
umter; Assistant historian. Mrs. W.
Watson. of Greenville.
The following standing committees
'or the ensuing year have been L; -
>ointed by the State regent:
State Monument-Mesdames A. I
:tobertson. Sattilee; H. W. Richard
-on. Clark Waring. Miss 1. D. Martin.
:l of Columbia; Mrs. Reb becca Ba,
)n. Edgef!eld; Mrs. R. K. Carson. -
"partanburg; Mrs. E. W. Duvall.
Zheraw; Mrs. A. C. Sinclair. Ben
etsville: Mrs. Cox. Chest:-r: Mrs.
:ason. Charleston: Mrs. G. G. Byers.
State Officers--Mrs. A. H. Dean..
areenville: \Mrs. A. N. Wood. Gah
aey: M1rs. W. H. Dial. Laurens.
Revolutionary Graves-MXss WVita
erspoon. Yorkrille: M1iss 3Mattie P.
'zard. Columbia: Mrs. W. K. Seas".
2)rangeburg: Mrs. W. J. Bailey.
Patriotic Education-Mrs. F. H. H
- cahoun. Clemson College: .\rs. Hi
!B. Carlisle, Spartanburg: Mi1ss Ma12
:ha Brunson. Florence.
The State Reg'-nt paid the miuslrt.l
-alent of Orangeburg a deserved tb
ite for '.he sweet music tendered
he conference by Orangebturg s gi:
ed musicians and vocalists.
The social events cf the Conf
-ncee were a reception tendered b
he Orangeburg Elk-s, .ota by ::u b
Chapter, Z,. A. R: a luncheon .
D)ixie club: a luncheon by .e::!
-hapter. D. A. R. and a reception:
ered by Paul .\c31ichael Chiap
r. D. C.
The next conference will be h eld
at Chester: Anderson and CIlems e
College havin; withdrawn their in
ettations in favor of Ch'-ster..
J. L. Dukes. -
iNOTHER FOOTB.ALL TIlAGzF.: .
Causes Two Other Colleges to With..
At Wheeling. W. Va.. rae ceha
ner's jury Mionday ntgnt returned a -c
verdict of accidental death in the :n
csofRudolph Munk. the Wes: \-i-.a
dlnia university ;>layer, who died
af injurIes received in a !oo:bi!.
.tame Saturday. This e'onera-:: -o
young M1cCoy. right end of the ?eth-o
any team who fell on Mlunk in 'he
scrimmnage and was charge dwit:
As a result of the tragedy t he
eidversity council of West \-i.I
:nlversity canceled the remrai::i :
octball g::mes scheduled bec:n:'-e o
he death Saturday of Cap:. R'i :olp,'
Munk. Charles E. Hongg. d--an of ::
:niversity law school, was directe:
.o represent the university at a..
funeral of the young man.-r
There will be no mo're foo2baili .r
Ilethany either this year as a mr
af the tragedy at Wheeling S,.t:
lay af.ernoon when Cap:. Munk. o anj
:he West Virginia univ-~-: -
fatally injured !n the ga"ne w
!Bethan~y coilege. At a 'eeI.
:he facul:y and the studr.t bcd
w-as voted to abolish th e remin.
ducing the :ariff dutie.e:u'.
the corporations and mtain.. ;.:.i
ary election laws and adopt:::; c~t
er so-called "rdcai' ma~ur.-3.
The result in Ohio wo::TIl !
>.een the same had Roomveit::-r
.one there. And so It would ha
been in India. Roosevelt un !m'
'dly won votes for the Dem:a .e
are he also lost a ':oodly n'm:r
:he Demorrats. He~ did th:5. t'.'
he most un:=erupuliou den-..
whIch he is capabl", andt
ing i: pretty strun:. Never
emagogy does work in Newv 'y
and I k-now some very:seo
al obstrs :here who~ :hk t -
Rtoc.sevelt had not en-crI ':
aign the Democrats v;oul a.
ed up a biggter mnajority than:
Of course, there is ma -n re:--:
erenhout that T. Rt was '-:-2*
tn New York and that::. in i':
lu'.t -here I& no cons da:-ai- der
.on as :o -l'e real n:ean:ag of
adslide. not at lea- tmca
ahe can keep their heads in c;'-e,
RHSE SEALED IN TRUNK FOR
OVEt EIGHT YEARS.
e Victim Is Probably a Woman.
On Account of the Snallznes of
Pendin- an inquest planned for'
iay on the body which was fouti
zn hermetically sealed trunk in
ct-Iar of a West Thir:y-fou::n
apar~m--nt house. the authori
s wcr-- not inclined to theoriz'
wh, the victim of the r-ysterious
Ev.-n the bex of the viC:im was
t knowin. the tI-e or more ye:art
rini which the body is known to
r-:.osed 'n its hiding place. ha%
re-due.-d it to a skeleton almost
re of ileh. From outward Indi
:;ons. however. the authorities are
he b-lief that the body is that
A w'nman. the smallness of the
ne- chiefly leading them to that
Tho body-discovered by Philip
;::heor. when he was preparing to
)-ot after eight years- residence
the house and opened the ne^
-tel trunk-was taken to the
.zrue Rr!day. It was found 1: hin
' janimed in the trunk and sur
unded with quantities of plaster
l'aris and paper. A zinc tank
side the trunk fitted perfectly. The
wsp:pers were da:ed from Febru
y IS to April 17. 1902.
The only clue is the name of "W.
wIs." which appears on the out- .
!e of the trunk. Lewis was a
arder in the Meagher family up to
,out six Years ago. He told Meagh
on going away that he would
ive .:he trunk and call for it some A
At the morgue. Coroner-s Physi
:n Leban. and Prof. John McAllis
of Bellevue. made an examina
an of the body and found it to be
at cf a man. The surgeons declare
at the victim was placed In the
unk wh!le still alive and death re
i:ted from asphyxiation. The con
tion of a portion of the right lung.
hich still remained. indicated this.*
DISAGIE ON CORN CROP.
ederal Ftinmate Gives Less Than F
EtmL-ate of State.
The United State Department of
griculture and Commissioner Wa.
>n have disagreed as to the corn
c) of South Carolina. or at least c
ieir statistics have. 0
A recent estimate of the natIonAl
epartmr.tnt of agriculture places the
rr. crop of South Carolina at 44.
The estimate of Commissionez
:atson places the crop at 49.740.-1
f'' bushels. r
The difference In estimates Is Ila
le to cause considerable ccrrespon
once. On two previous occasiona ~
i:. Watson has challenged the fig
res of the national department or
griculture as to the corn crop ot
us State. It is the Intention of
2e commissioner of this State to
lallenge the "crude-' manner that
as been adopted by the national de
artment in collecting its statistics
>rhis State on agriculture.
A statement recently Issued by Dr.
eantan A. Knapp of the farm de
r..:f:ratyon work, gIves statIstics
Sto the corn crop for all of the
tates of the .South and shows that
ihin one year's time the corn i.To
etrion of the nine Southern States
's been increased by 15S.294.000'
:shels. The increase has been
~ought about as a result of the
irm deaons:ration work.
The av.:raze yiell in South Car
ma.. according to the bulletin,
as 1 S. bus.hels. as compared with
.7 bushels for last yar. The
cerare for t-n years In South Car- b
Ina was t t.6-r
iUAItION AN!) WILSON.
'nator Money Thinks They Would
Make Strong Team.
Senator Hernando D. Money.
emo'ratic leader In the senate, saya
at the majori:y in the Sixty-seconm
ar'-ss should proceed Immediately
revt:e the tariff with any refer- 3
ce whatever to the taric commiis
The senator arrived at Washing
n Mo::day from New York. Sena
r Money says that Judson Harman
teman for prcsident and that inm
-wYork alI the talk was for Ha: "
rn and Wilson. Concerning Gov.
~aron the senaLtor said:
lie cot''ines the essential Qua'
-s of I'-'dership. His honesty. .n
.ri:y. his coutrage and the sterlin:
.:I::es e: his dlemocracy: his tun
ra:: l.-d personal triumph in
Iuun Ohio.th e presldent's own.
:-. th-- insp-iration whic-h his
eieory has given the Demo
.o -v- wherV-are a few of ti.e -
:Ls-a n'e h~m an Ideal candi
:.- H. lea strict constitution\e
d -:-. rhts Demiocrat.
Yaout hful Mlurderer.
A"~-ar \. Wa:son. of Hat'Icshur;;.
..-.a is eighteen years
!.oii.-e a life senrence for ..,
- n .r!-- ofhis fourt-:en-yea-M -
V.- Wao entered a plea (f -b
- :y Fri 'a a::-! by agre--ment of..
- --::19 a:torney was. given
Ve rv !-ad Case.
- -r as me: I must go tofni
- e.-a- a 1-yeair-old Hiar- c
0-tO- -a la: saturday-. Her 5
-- d:;- yers a go. Moo- of
h:-a: r ion ture. in:ie
The Uiot e. a.
More Tasty, I
PARIS DRAWS KINGS
CTRIESSES ArE A CHIEF DE
LIGHT OF THE ROYALTY.
axes Wrung From Poor Peasants
and Workingmen Are Squandered
in .jaintaining Former Gutter
Every king in Europe. with. a few
xepions. spends a good deal of
; tim- !n iParis. so.uandering in the
.rench capi-al the revenues wrung
rm poor peasants and workingmen.
n favoritPs. who iHve in luxurious
rrcundings. P.aris is full of kugs
exile and kings in disguise. Ev
ry prominent actress in tue great 5
y boasts of a king, a grand duke
r a prince amonz her admirers.
Strange to say most of the sirens n
tho tem)t -:he royalty of Europe. t
-re children of cabmen. peasants. O
,f working people of the poorevtjs
lass. and even of . slum dwellers. 0
bus Paris brings the kings of Eu b
ope as <!aves to the feet of her gut4'
r childro. She tempts them|P
fth ruinous dclights. and teaches!e
ter naticns how to get rid of them.|y
Fiv.e years ago Mlonna Del'a was
rning $3 a week as a milliner-s
-n in Paris. working till her fingers j
bed and walked home in the rain
d snow and other kinds of weath- s
to save the three cents omnibus
re. To.!ay she owns fire automio- |
es and has become the connois
:r of the most exquisite luxuries j
d no outlay is too extravagant for S
r. She !s much admired by Al
onso. King of Spain. C
It was through her suggestion i
t Alp'honso in:roduced King .\an
e. cf Portugal. to Gaby Desiys. e
ughter of a drunken cabman and|t
washerwomnan. She received lit- n
care. p:ayed about the streets&
h other tu::er children and learn|
the Pairisiani argo: in all its rien
I is said she~ conid converse in ab
nnr :.!:at wed!d make the ave
u cab, driver blush and gasp for ic
rath. Heir caneer on the stage be-|r
an as a sinuer and dancer but her C
e n'as r::pid. One theatrical man
ger deciares she had remnarkable b
ness abiity and keenness at a t
:ra:. Perhiaps the ex-King of d
r:g~l can row add some obser- C
t~o.s to t'ie same effect.
The ca.:er.ass of his imperiai
y-~fgrce. :he Grand Duke of Bor- t
of Ruala. to keen Arette Dorgere --
hiigh e:tae in Paris was one of
ac causes of t:1- Russo-Japanese
n in which ::2.oralT men lost their i
yes. When the war was raging
rand Dukes pocketed the funds sub
niberi for wounded soldiers and jb
rha's large s'ims were spent on
.ucile i.an:.mcn. particularly ad-0
.d by the King of Gr.-ece. camet
.ar causim;r a tr-::elion in the em
e of King Geerie. but the king
y: !:z:he-! at th- foliy of nis peo
an ! dre.w an additional $'200.000,
: he tr.ea .ry .ind spent p>ar:. ofd
cr a neekin.e :~or h~s lad. in Par
S-or.-s of other w.~mez are kept
spender b)y as many c.high es
-in F:t:rope. with Paz.a as the
:e-r for their activ'ities and atten- t
G.IVF. TOWN CLOSE CALL c:
se.C% Pull a Wag..n Over Forty ith
('.&ae' of lDynamite.
h t wo thousand Inhabitan:s of:;i
i:!e c:ilage of Ilose~ie Park.
J.. hav .ro zon cause for celebraC
ting Tha::ss-iring Da th
-. Tha: ::9- i . ia~ ar st
n. A 7::k ma -.tuors wh.ch
any.. . 1ains eet. Fr~i *
- *d : aout tr fece -a
- .-a ze :ove fo vhi sr -s
b- a :-a--tng ty. The '
ea of te children who * die e
OUR MEN DEAD
; a Result of the Ezposion of a GS at
Navy Pnwig Grounads.
MAY HAPPEN ANY TIME
leutenant Arthur C. CafWee and
Three Other Members of the Gun
Crew Were Instantly Killed or
'N ortally Wounded and .Another
Was Seriously Injured.
By the premature explosion of a
-inch gun, at the Indian Head. Md..
roving grounds of the navy. four
ien are dead. including Lieut. Ar
bur C. Caffee. who was in charge
f the gun. and one man. a negro.
eriotisly injured. The breech lock
f the gun. wh ich was being tested.
lew backward Into the crew which
,as firing the gun. The explosion
robably was due to a ben: or foul
d firing pin. which projected be
ond the face of the breech plug of
The dead in addition to Lieuten
in Caffee. are:
J. L. Brown, battery foreman, in
3. J. Leary, ordnance man. fa
illy injured. died later.
Nelson Jackson. colored, battery
trendant, fattally injured and died
Sydney Dyson. colored, a member
f the gun crew, was seriously in
Thbe ordnance bureau has order
d a board of inquiry to develop de
ills of the acciden-t. the only wit
esses to which. so far as can be
earned. were John C. Coleman and
ydney Dyson. both colored.
T'he gun, which was a new one
:.n the navy yard gun factory and
eing tested for the first time, had
Iready been fired twice. The atc
[dent occurred during che third
sund, just as the breech was being
Lieutenant Arthur Gill Caff'ee was
orn in Missouri and was atsached
> the stag of Rear Admiral Shroe
er on the Atlantic fleet battleship
onnecticut before he was as
gned to duty at Indian Head as
iepector of ordnance. He entered
1e Naval Academy in 1900. The
ssistants who were killed and in
ired were all civiliians and lived in
ie neighborhood of the proving
rounds, 40 mIles below Washing
The naval ordnance bureau has
een trying for a long time to find
>me safety device applicable to
ins of this calibre, but so far with
.it success, and If the gun captain
!!s to obey '-he rule to pass his
and over the breech lock before It
clcsed to detect any improper pro
ction of the fin~t pin, then just
ch an accident as occurred Satur
sy may happen any time. E is
Every precaution ordinarily Is
ken to protect the firing crews
om the failure of a n-w gun under
st. It is required that after load
g the gun the crew sh-il retire to
bomib-proof in its rear and dis
arge the pIece-by electricity. The
:mble in this case lay in the fact
at the gri1 was discharged before
e crew had finished loadlng it.
The bras~s shell. containing the
wder and the projectile, had been
"rted in the piece and the breech
cks had swung Co on !ts hinge.
tbefore the heavy tart-ads had
erlocked. th.' proje.c:hacfiring pin
-uick the primer on ti:e head of
shall and exploded the char:..
!!ch blew backwards. ''"aring off
br.e.ch block and killing or fat
y *onind!n: the crew.
The emnployers' liability act will
re into play In this case and! the
n!l!es or dependent parents of the
':ims o' the explosion w!; receive
equ~valent of one year's p'ay.
Mayor D~rops Dead.
7. T. Kershaw. the maiyor of Titn
tsv!!e do:led dead in his home
urd::y a:>"ut neon from an v
k o' aoute ndtsecaion. No
was w~t himn at the :ime and
s~haw. who was abo-- c.-4 vean
se had be.en mayor of 'he *own
!ht or ten y..-ars il ev
Smaillpox Among Indian.
:'In.n-thren inr!!ans en mh.e .r-.
Se Indian reserv,' n ha'- died
n smnall pox within fo-2r daye.
- ieieis mnanife-ed In its mocst
tenant form. Of!!cer in charge of
irretIon are flghting vadny t'.