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COOK GETS BACK
JUSTAS CAM AS EVER
@ PreMMce Aboard Causes a Di*
pace on the Ship-Tbe Paasengenr
Were Divided Into Two Camps On
the Questin of bis Beception.
What He Says.
Dr. Frederick A. Cook. arrived in
New York on Thursday on the steam
shlp George Washington as calmly
s if there bad never been a North
Pole controversy. He looked well
and said lttle; In tact a typewritten
interview banded the reporters em
braced an that be had to say witn
the ecepdon of the necessity to-mal
ttles of conversation thrust upon him
Of far more dramatic Interest was
a headed controversy among the
teammship passengers concerning the
Impression he had inade upon them
The -doctor stil asserts that he be
lieves be was at the pole.
Dr. Cook in his statement referred
to the fact that be was In the United
tates* less than a month ao.
"I arrived in Quebec on October
29. went to Troy. N. Y.. then to
Newburgh and Poughkeepsie." said
be. "I was In the two last named
cities about three weeks. writing. re
Ising and correcting proofs of m!
story. I registered under an assum
ed name because I was very busy
too busy to receive my personal
friends or newspaper men. No oth
er precantions were taken to kee;
my presence concealed."
Dr. Caad said he didn't know wha:
his 'pans for the future will be;
that he had no plans whatever for
going on the lecture platform.
" have come back solely for the
purpose of rha btating myself and
my family by setting matters rlh I
with my countrymen.- he declared
The argument -among the George
Washington's passenger arose wher
the doctor's symthftes aboard
wished ft unde stoothat be was rt
calved with no shadow of discrImIna
tica by the other passengers. His
enemies wished it made clear that he
had been shunned. The minute th
men who had gone down the harbor
on the revenue cutter stepped into
the saloon. representatives of both
sides descended on them. Persons
- who 2n ordinary circumstnces dodge
pUlcity as they would the plague.
Mirly button-holed the reporters in
their eagermnes to present their case
Wh!!e the dispute In the ladies' %a
on Moled, more temperate minded
pasenger elsewhere found time to
tenl without heat about the doctor's
trip- He came aboard at Bremen.
they said wearing a funl beard, but
had it shaved oet the next day. He
u an unostentations passenrer.
playing cards of an evening with a
few friends and neither seeking nor
Once when the tnoats were going
around before bedtime and it came
his turn to name a health, he was
quick to propose the "Stars and
Stripes," a toast that none could re
Another time when a passenger
who had not remarked to him before
asked brusquely: "Are you Dr
.Cook?" He answered "My name is
"'Are you the Dr. Cook who went
to the North Pole?" persisted the
-' "I have been there." asserted the
The typewritten interview with the
doctor did not satisfy the reporters.
They plied him with questions. but
almost aid of them he parried.
~You have written this, doctor:
AMfter mature thought. I confess that
I do not know absolutely whether I
reached the pole or not.' Do you be
lieve that you did?"
-"I sti believe it"
"Does your uncertainty at all ex
tend to your ascent of Mt. MsK!n
"Notin the led.st. I shall have a
-reply to make to Prof. Herschel C.1
Parker's latest attack on my ascent
of Mount McKinley In a few days
probably next Monday.
"Did you still tlleve inl your rec
ords when zou sent them to the Uni
versity of Copenhagen?"
"Then why did you call Capt. Au
gust W. Loos to aid you In coml
"That -will be answered In the
TYet you accept the verdict of the
"Yes, I think we have accepted
"And you believe that Peary got to
"I have never questioned it."
From the steamer Dr. Cook went
direct to the Waldorf-Astoria, where
he stayed before, on hIs welcome
.Kiled in Row.
As the result of a flght between
*burglars and the police In London
.the death roll now numbers four.
The house where the fight occurred
was occupied by burglars, attempt
ing to break into a jewelry store. I,
They were surprised by the police.
In an exchange of shots Sergeant
Bently and Constable Choate were
fatally wounded and died today.
while one of the burglars died in a t
White Chapel bake shop late this
evening. The proprietors of the jew- -
elry store of Henry IHrris saII that K
precious stones valued at S: no,
were in the vaults. An examinatione
showed that the bu r5r tunnied!
beneath the Harris store and within
a few hours probably would have
been In possession ot the booty.
High Living at It'w cost.
The Newberry Observer say~s: "Mr
B. F. Mills butcherod two ho:~' on
Thursday that weilahed 51 and-:.
pounds. They were the Poiandl c( :
breed and were 18 :no.,th, old. 1H
~4~them from pigs. and ::ney did
not cost him half as much as 't
had bought them from~ T.:;m. se :a
The solution of the hich co'.t of !
lug is that farmers raise th*ir on:
hog and ho'niny, and 'on:5 '.-wid--.e
to sell to their ne'ghbors. the rewn -
people. More and more of them rre a
PLEA FOR THE UNION
VHT EVErY FARMER IN THE
LAND SHOULD JOIN IT.
t I. Opening Tp New Furrow% and
sowing New Harvests of Prosperi
ty for You.
The meat nackerb say, the bil-est
orn crop in the history of the world
s having .ts .-able; r.-sult-!ow
r prices an- z m N. OUn. man who
lu:zo npri -s Low haiv.- rvarned x
,oint thrVe :.o eight cen:s a pound
,elow their rZt4i! co,'t a year ago.
7he heads oth-e king industry
n Chicago .:.r- with Cha-,. Artuour.
nanager of te- Armour Packing in
erests at K..nsas City. that still low
.- prices are in 4ight. One man w:o
atands at the for-front of the Chic
&go packin: industry said: "The
-ountifulness o the small gra:ns in
ures lower prices for all live stock
-oducts. It nean-s lower prices for
'verything handled on the Chicago
ard of trade. Including provisions.
Why. sure. can't you see it? The
iew crop of hogs must be priced
town. and also the new crop of corn.
I'p North farmers are getting 35 ets.
or corn, and down here when we
)uy It we pay 70 cents. You see the
tamblers are playing the same old
:ame. F.uchre the farmer out of his
produce and turn right around and
richer the consumer out of hib mou
Last year they bought up the bulk
:>f the hogs at from 6 to 7.30. then
raised the price of meat and the price
y hogs to 10.35. But notice the bulk
at the hogs were already cornered by
:he packers. through their agents.
rhat was the trick. They then un
loaded packers' meat several years
:>ad at the high pri(es. A great many
people betieved that the farmers were
iLne cause of the costly meat, because
:f the high priced hogs. Why. bless
rour life, the farmer didn't have a
thIng to do with it. He don't ftx the
rice on anything. The packers pr!ce
e ho;. and meat hoth. and that's
what they are up to acnin. Did you
everkknow the gamblers to do any
thing else but flx prices? They fix
them both ways.
7t's another dollar on the price of a
And a cent on a pound of tea:
A:,d a dIme on this and a dIme on
To be paid by you and me.
But It oughtn't to make us rage.
And we wouldn't get mad
If they'd only add
A little more ss well to our wage.
t's five cents on a pound of meat.
A cent a loaf from the 2our of the
And some on the clothes we've got
And on everything that we eat.
Oh. they have'nt forgot a thing, not
From your shoes and your coat to
Excepting the farm produce you
bring them eacb day
Then have added nothing to that.
Yes. that's the game. It's been
played 40 years. Made the people
believe--when there was a good crop
--that there was too much, and
riht straight farmers went to dump
ig everything on the farm for sale.
and often us farmers didn't get the
cost of production. But that's the
game. The price is fixed down when
the farmers are selling and up whe'n
consumers are buying.
Ton let mue fix the price when I
buy and again when I sell, and I'll
fx myself blamed quick, but It will
be hard on the fellow that deals wizth
me. There's. not a business on earth
that can live and let the buyer fix
the price, no matter how bist of how
strong.,it would be but a question of
time until it would go broke. Even
Rockfeller. with his mIllIons,
rouldn't stand it, if he let the buyers
lix the price on his oil. A system
with the power to price is u hat saves
the business. And that's how Rockce
reler got his millions.
Trho so-called reduction In meats Is
ctitious. Its manipulation .Js delib
sate, just as the increan. in prices
ar:s unjust. unreaonab.le. bec'aus*'
eat was price'd too hich. uncalled
~or by condItions prevaiihng through
ut the country. the~ prie.-s were ficti
:us at the top notch. h'ecause they
ere forced there arbitrarily. And
levelopmuents will show that the
sharks'' are after the producers
tain. But what are you goIng to do
If you'll join the F'armers' Educa
onal and Co-operait~ve I'nion and
tck and help one hundredth part as
nuch as you nave been helping the
tamblers, we'll turn the trick. We'll
lo It anyhow--we have proved that
n the p'ice we hav.e got for ctoton
nd cotton seed--but we could turn
he trick easier and quicker If you~
vould jo~n: besI'les you would get a
quare deal for your corn and hogs.
ry it once.
Take Paul's ideal: "Whatsoever
hngs are true, whatsoever things
re loveTy, whatsoever thIngs are
ure. whatsoever thinga are of good
eport-think of these thIngs, and
hen do accord!r:l."
The Farmers' I'nion's plans are to
tter your condition, to do good, to
elp mankin d and not to mar them.;
:0 matt.'r how humnble. no matter
ow old, non 'atter how poor, the
'jnio is opening u;' new furrows and
owng new barvests of prosperity
rd happin-ss fo" you for genera
ions as yet4 unborn
What are you: going to do about it ?
'hre is no miiddlbe ground In this
-It "' a w' are cT'mi1. The packins:
-nty ith the all r'f end-storage
0:nit.......-.com....:-'.law of s ay
ly and !I--mn, '' :n0 -,.-' latin:: sup
y -u 'o uai-c what.'i--r profit they
Th'r- '-e"'endo,~ power was forei
h- E''~r~ :n'he h~gch prices of
M?1*'in:Ia3:ys. .\rmour. Swi't
-. -,- t i..* rabbiltei
* '-- *:o-r ire meat."
-n -dor-en. then sold
THE LUMBER TAX
EMOCRATS WHO VOTED FOR iT
ARE BEING CRITCIsE
)ze of Them, Congreewman Pou, Do
fends Hi Vote and Sqrs He is No
The Washing+on correspondent of
he Charlotte Observer says some
)emocrats are, getting sore because
>f the fact that in the forthcoming
auchs to be held on Jan. 19 there
s likely to oe a washing of the prov
rbial political "linen." which is not
uq immaculate. so some say, as it
;hould be. One of those who doe
iot thing he has had sqlare deal U
s Representative Pou of North Caro- a
He denies that his colleagues have
leserted him and defends hs vote on
he lumber schedule in the taritf bill. B
'A story sent out from Wasingxn it
recently is so erroneous and unfa:r b
:o me that I feel public correction i
>ught to be made," Mr. Pou said.
"The statement is made that I
!annot get the endorsement of the a
!elegation from my own State for e
the appointment on the ways an. it
neans committee of the sixty-secona
ongress because of protection views ti
which I am said to hold.
"This statement is just about as h
mar from the truth as it is possible b
for any statement to he. I do not h
believe in the principle of protection. t:
but. on the contrary, believe firmly 0
that. under the constitution, the gor
qrnment has no authority to levy o
&nd collect duties except for the pur- s
pose of raising revenues for its own ti
'A majority of the members of t'e tl
North Carolina delegation Iv. next L
Congress have already assured me of si
their hearty support. I was one of ,
the Democrats in the House who vot- =
,d against the Tawney amendment a
placing certain classes of lumber on E,
the free list. I did not believe that t
the Denver platform intended to
Mnd every Democrat to support the *
Tawney amendments.- but whether o
my construction of the platform was %
right or wrong. 7 stated at the time g
that I would cheerfully yield to the I
decision of the majority in a Demo- c
cratic caucus. I wont even further ii
than tis-I stated to my party col- a
leagues on the ways and means com- a
mittee that if a majority of them In- I r
sisted on bringing in a minority re- f<
port in favor of placing lumber on 1:
the free list. I would not decline to f
make the report unanimous-that is b
to say, while I had my own views. a
about the lumber schedule. I would g
vield those views, if a majority of
my Democratic colleagues on the t
mommittee felt that we ought, under d
the platform, to bring In a report in b
favor of f-ee lumber." h
Wehthre Mr. Pou will again be se- t
lected as a member of the ways and e
means committee will depend upon il
what his colleagues think of the 'a
since onr beginning have we gone t
more than a week without having I
patients under treatment- At one pe- S
iod during the spring of 1910. there a
were 38 patients under treatment at
the same time. Since August 15th. C
ll virus used In the treatment has e
been prepared in our laboratory--P
there have been no deaths. evidences f
of infection or other untoward effects' r
since thIs change was made. One f:
failure of treatment was recorded b
uring the year--a severe case of in.. h
ury to the face.0
As shown by the table the death o
rate for the year is 0.8 of one per b
cent. This rate, while satisfactory. ~
will be further lowered as the num- d
her of treated cases Increases. C
The new laboratory quarters were h
occupied in October. without loss co
a day, or Interruptions of the daily !t
routine for the laboratory, they are 0
satisfactory in every way for the u
work now being undertaken. h
In addition to the regular routine it
of work set forth above. the director f'
has during the past year delivered a
tour illustrated lectures on public n
beath topics before lay audiences; p
lie has also assisted In the prepara- ce
tions of the monthly bulletins wher- C4
ever called upon by the secretary and ti
State health officer. The director e
Eow gives his entire working time to t:
he work of the laboratory. The fol
lowing suggestions for progress dur. rI
in: the coming years are respectfully a:
tubmitted. and your consideration of al
1. 'The home treatment of pa- e
:lents b~tten by rabid animals-the 0
irus to be preparea In the labor&- E
ory and sent to patients in syringes, ~
uch as now used for antitoxin. E
2. The furnishing to physicians of E
~roper mailing casc.. and containers
or specimens to be sent for examina- 01
P. A. Coward.
Director. Laboratory State Board C
f Health. tC
DO0U1LE DAILY TRAIN. ai
he Atlantic Coast Line Railway a
In addition to the new service su
ounced by th.e Southern, the an
ounemrent now comes from Mr. W Tt
.Craig. General Passenger Agent
! the Atlannec Coast Line. that tht
'oast Line has complete~d arrange
ents for puttin:: on a double d.13l m.
a's,-nger service betwee.n New York. S
d Augusta. the new service :o bed
ore effective .Tanuary 9. and oc'
onnued through the winter sessan ri
Mr. Craig says the service ane
quipment will be the best the roadi
as ever operated for a travel te
which It partic rly caters. 4 h
nportnt teatrure~ of the s'-hedule
rrngemen:. whic-h is a faictor Ir
ite har.dlin.: of winter travei. is the
r-duction inl :ime consuimed in rrak
ig the trip by an hour and a ha1
'he schedules are as follows:
Leave New York City'at I":16 ,
Earrive -n Auguista 9:25 a. mi. the
1:owing day. The traIn. return
ie. le~anes Augusta at 2:3'i p. tn
riving in New York at :5 p. m
e~eraton cars and broil": servic,
i ~e operated on this schedule
The s.eond dsily .rvice. which ii
ast train. leaves Newv York at ::,
m.. arriving in Auigista at 3:10 P"
mn. Retrurn'nt. leaivest Augu'.ra
mn.. arrivin: in New York Cit)
231I p. mn. Full dining car eer
ce will be maintained on this trair.t
DOES GOOD WORK
Pasteur Trhaml Cuotines to JUify
the Operation of
THE STATE LABORATORY
This I" Shown by the Rejrt of Dr.
F. A. Cowar. Director. Who Sayi
Since the Virus Hab len Pre-c
pard Here There Have Heen No
Dr. F. A. Coward. director ;f the
laboratory of the State board of
ealt. submits the foilowing Inter
es 'ng report of the caes treatedj
during the past year to the execu
tive committee of the State board of
"I herewith submit my report of
'the work done in your laboratory
during the 12 month period from 1
December 1. 1909, to December 1.
--Total of examinations. 2.758: Wi
dal tests. positive 57S. n6;:atlve 677.
partial 126. total 1.3S1: T. B. posi
tive 160. negative 359. total 519.
malaria.positive 23. negative 125. to-i
tal 148: gonococcuS. positive. '16.
negative 11. total 27: hookworm.
positive 121. negative 315. total 426:
tenla nana. positive 3. negative 1.
total 4: ameba. positive 15. negatie
24. total 46. ascaris. positive 15, neg
atIve 1, total 16: strongyloides intes
tinalis. one case: cxyuris. positive 1.
negative 1: B. diptheria. positive 26.
negative 13. total 39: meningococ
-us. positive 1. negative 2: staphylcc
occus. positive 2. negative 2; coli
group organisms (water), positive
19. negative 21, total 40; T. Sagina
ta, positive 3. negative 4. total ':
rabies. positive 55. negative 7,
doubtful 3. total 95.
Patients receiving treatment in
Aiken County-White male 4:
colored male 1: intense 2; mild 3:
Anderson County-White male 5:
white female 3: colored male 3; col
ored female 2: mild 13: total 13.
Bamberg County-White female.
1: mild 2: total 2.
Barnwell County-White male 7:
white female 2: colored male 1: in
tense 2: m!ld 5: total 10.
Charleston County-White male
1: white female 3: colored male 3;
Intense 4: mild 3: total 7.
Chester County-White male 5:
Intense 2: mild 3: total 5.
Chesterflel-l County-White male
1: white female 1: intense 1: mild
1: total 2.
Darlington County-White male
2: white female 1: mild 3: total 3.
Oillon County-White male 1:
mild 1: total 1.
Edgefeld County-Colored male
1: mild 1: total 1.
Fairfield County--WhIte male 4:
white female 4: colored male 3: In
tense 3: mild 8: total 11.
Florence County-White male 6:
white female 2: Intense 1: mIld 7:
(;eorgetown County-White male
1i: intense 1: total 1.
Hanmpton County-White female
1; intense 1: total 1.
Lancaster County-White male 1;
intense 1: total 1.
Lexington County- White male 4:
white female 2: mild 6: total 6.
\Marion County-White male 1:
mild 1: total 1.
Marlboro County-White male 5:
whrite female 4: intense 5: mIld 4:
Newberr"y County-White male 1:
intense 1: total 1.
Oconee County-White male 1:
white female 2: colored female 1;
ntense 1: m'ld 3: total 4. 4
Orangeburg County-White male
7: colored male 2: mild 9: total 9.
Richland County -White male 6:
white female 6: intense 4: mild S:
Spartanbert County-White male
1: mild 1: total 1.
Total-White male 64: white fe
male 33: colored male 14: colored
female 3: intense 29; mild 85: total
Under treatment. December 1st, 2.
Ages, si months to 63 years.
Abandoned treatment. E5: died 1.
The work has shown a steady in-1
oratory, twice as many examinations
were r..ade from July 1st to Decemn
ber ist. 1910. as in the same perioa
for the preceding year.
The Pasteur department continues
to justify its operation. At no time
was last year. 1909.
But what are you going to do
ar-sut it? Say, won't you join the
President Lincoln said. -'I amjt
here to mike of myself the best intel
lectual, moral and physi'cal being
possible. To do it 1 am entitled to
generous food, generous clotha'g.C
and comfortable shelter, and If any
person or set of persons lays u:-on
me a burden whereby I am required~
to use more than reasonable effort to
clothe and shelter myself. the person
or set of persons so unreasonably
burdening me is an enemy of God
and my murderer." The signs ot
the' times prove that the enemies of
God are abroad in the land.
ilut what are you going to do -
about it? Are you for the Farmers
Union? If so will you join. Foi
there is no halfway ground in a fight
for a sqzuare deal. You are eIther for
the Union or against it.
If you are as levelheaded and as
honest as I believe you are, you wil: J
quit dumping at gamblers' prices.i
join tho Farmers' Educational an': e
Co-opertive Union. That's where -
ou Moing. There's where you will
l-arn to se.' inb'ad. insteadi of just
I kno.ws y("ur c'ondition. Go'd
k::cews I do I "-nt thro'uuh the m'il. r
OY it grinds. zrinds. grinds. ane
keeps on grinding, and them more.
I see you tired and. ra;ed work~n
in ::our "rop.
Your Corn ne'ededi plo--vinr. ::t your
--ot ton yeou mu t rhop. a
you wo.rrie~d early. !::t.- and faithfu!.
nuT i in N-'st of s'yle.
Yo, had m~or-gaued it to the m'er-,
chant to :;et some be.ans to a
Awa's your friend and *ever forj ?
0. F Dornblaeer,
VERY SAD CASE
Y9ng Husband Kiled While Aslep
by His Young Insa=s Wif
STRUCK HIM WITH AXE
he Mentally Unbalanced Mrs. D.
B. Hamilton Deals Fatal Blow to ma
Her Huband, E A. Halton, at no
Their Home Four Miles From the sta
City of Lauren.. pr
A special dispatch from Laurens du4
The News and Courier tells of an for
rful tragedy that took place four
les from that city on Wednesday C
ght. As he peacefully slept. E. A. the
amilton. one of the county's lead- .-er
g farmers was killed in his room de:
- his wife, Mrs. Della Brown Ham- w3
on, at their home four milessouth- ho
Lst of the city.
The deed was committed by Mrs. a
amilton while in a fit of mental ab- sp
rat:on. from which she has period- h
ally suffered for several years. hav- fri
g durin: the past year spent some of
me at a sanitarium. In her deadly
ork Mrs. Hamilton used a small fa
a:d axe. and apparently one terrific mI
low crushed her sleeping husband's pr
ead. causing instant death.\ With
in exception of their infant child no of
ther persons were in the room. Z0
Mrs. Hamilton arose about 11 be
clock and must have gone outside.
here she procured an axe. She re- ue
rned to the room and struck her st(
epin; husb&d a fearful blow in P7
ie head with the dull end of the of
xe. knocking a deep hole in his D 00
i-ull and splattering blood over tne su
als. Another large wound was
iade in the neck as if she had cbt eo
Im with the sharp end of the axe. dI
[s entire head was mutilated. wi
*ath was Immediate. P
Taking her youngest child. about
lx months old. she then went to one
f the nearby negro cabins and tola
-hat she nad done. The alarm was Ai
ven after Mrs. Hamilton had taken
er baby and gone out to the colored
ok's house. At 1 o'clock the sher
I was notified. Meanwhile neighbors n
nd relatives hurried to the scene
nd found Mrs. Hamilton 'n a ter- th
ible state. One of the negroes went
)r help, and soon Mr. Herly Blake- H
r. her brother- in-law, arrived and k
Dund Mrs. Hamilton lying across a lo
ed. When he approached she
prang up and struggled violently to
et away from him. S
In trying to make her escape from ta
he premises she is said to have
ragged her brother-in-law several sh
undred feet before becoming ex
austed. after which she calmed ana de
ilked about the tragedy. at times tl
xpressing sorrow and again saying
:was all for the best. Subsequen'Y
i-s. Hamilton was placed In a room di
nd locked up until early Thursday -o
orning, when she was brought tO
e county jail, and there kept until
o'clock Thursday afternoon. when te
e was carried to the State Hospital
or the Insane at Columbla. c
This sad occurence is the one topic
f conversation on the streets and
verywhere ualversal sorrow is ex- t
ressed at the pathetic case. Mr. t
[am ilton was in the city only Wed-. nc
esday. and was in a very bouyant be
rame of mind. The past season had
en a very successful one with him.m
e having sold at one time, alone'.b
rer seventy-live bales of cotton and e
ut of the year's crop had gathered km
etween two and three hundred fie
ales. He was prosperous and among e
se most substantial citIzens of the blI
unty, being highly esteemed for
is many sterling qualities.
There were no domestic troubles
the family and the deed was the Gr
utcome of actions resulting from an
nbalanced mind. Mrs. Hamilton
as been in a feeble si'e of mind
r some time and herseit realized it.
r recently she had requested thatd
1 weapons and dangerous instru- M
tents be removed from her reach to
revent her getting hold of them in St
rse the reared fit of insanity should
>me. However, as it was not
ought that her condition warrant- ha
I such steps, no precautions were th
The case i~s peculiarly sad. sur-"
>unded as thatv woro with a la-r m
ad happy family and hundreds of W.
:res of pr-oductive farming land. a'
hey had six little children, the old
t of whim is about thirteen yeara sO
age and the youngest about s~r a
onths old. While ample means
'e left for their shpport. they must
ss5 the care and attention of a
other and father. 1
M1r. Hamilton was about 35 years sa
ae. His wife was a Miss Brown. Th
Lughter of Mr. W!lliam Brown, of tic
is county. Both families are promn- till
et !n the county. At an early hour co:
roner Hairston went to the Hamil- gr:
n home and held the Inquest: the atC
'r-fiet rendered by the jury beIng tic
-cording to the facts as given above. be
Mrsday afternoon, the slaint man's exl
mains were taken to the Union bo.
iptist Church. near his old home. ow
Waterloo township for Interment. Fo:
Eight Men Killed. pa:
Eight men, two Americans and sIx
':ians. w--re killed Saturday In UJck
yr mne. near .Mate:wan. W. Va.
w accident harpened while the vie- i
rs were asce'n linz in an incli ca:
ne car. A cable far above the car Ho0
ap;ed and five ! 'a led c::rs shot der
iwn the plane. cri:shing into th.- o
e n which the eight men were inC
Pourced Out Whiskey. Int?
At (ulfport. 'diss.. surrounded by wal
ndr is of thirs'y mornere, who
re kept back by a endon of police.
of Police Corbett. assisted by "
1 aaTes and' the fre d.:;-art::--nt.So
(O northi of con:iscated li~uor wh,
iich ad accumtulatecl in the c t's cal
pcit ry o
nltii Him Hanztin.. I4
. :r..- f:'om :l5~ f.'-k of a -r.- era
~o:y of Gidi O'K-JIC:. .aged 3.
f o: :nd in a~ zores: S. :::day 'y --
:dee. Kooe5i'. :ostppeared Sanl
ye Chrstmas firns are getting in
rir deadly work this year for a
HEAP COTTON GOODS
13S THE SITUATION 'NSAT-, W
ISF ACTORY TO THE MILLS.
nufactuerr Claic That With Price
of Cotton %o High Good Can Not
>e Made Profitably.
!L New York dispatch says the
r closed with the cotton goodb
rket steady but quiet. Prices ap
rto be firm, but they offer mills
margin for proft on many of the
pies, while cotton rules high. In
nufacturing circles curtailment of
>duction is being urged and in
rcantile houses it is felt that pro
:tion is running ahead of demand
the time being. a
rhe volume of export trade with S
Ina In the last weeks of the year ]
Lched at least 10.000 bales and n
! market is firm on a basis of 6 1-4 h
its for four-yard 56 by 60s. The z
mand for ginghams and fancy c
sh fabrics of sheer constraction
Staple prints have sold well and
being 'delivered freely for the
-ing trade. Bleached sheetings are
Id firm 3n a basis of 9 cents for
Lit-of-the-loom, but the demand is 1
a hand-to-mouth character.
Colored cottons have been sold
rly well on the low grades, but t
11 agents complain of a lack of
Afit at present prices.
The demand for plain constuctions
fine cloths is lighter and in fancy
ods. silks and cottons sell rather t
tter than other lines. t
The coctton yarn market contin- 0
s quiet with values held fairly t
!ady. Of the 175.000 pieces ot
Int cloths sold in the last week
the year at Fall River about 75.
0 consisted of 27 in 5A by 52s for
bstitute count Drint.
The mills In that city are carrying a
mparatively small stocks and are
scussing the need of curtailment
ien January contracts begin to ex
N-Eff)S, SOME HELP.
iful Trument ot a Colored Girl
by a Plend.
The Columbia Record says a small e
gro girl, who Is twelve years of a
e. lies in a cr!tical condition at r
e hospital of Dr. W. C. Rhodes.
ruer of Washington and Park St. f
r left leg is 5hattered from the r
ee to the ankle as the result of a ,
id of shot fired, so she says, by a ,
gro boy. Elijah Williams. I
The shooting occurred at the f
Igner place about eight miles dis- f
nt from the city, on Friday. Ac- r
rding to her version of the affair I
e S-as shot because she refused to s
ey the boy whom she met In a i
nse wood as she and a female rela- f
,e were returning home from a c
She says after he had shot her he
rected his demands toward the I
her girl, who through fear of the
neequences so forcefully illustrat- z
before hez eyes, yielded. The girl
i!s a startling story, but her ac- t
unt of the shooting and the other c
lie was related in a coherant man- l
rn. She repeats the story every
w and then to the attendant at
The jall record of prisoners does I
show that "'ElIjah Williams" has ;
en arreste4. It was reported sev-i
al days ago that an arrest had been e
ade. but If such was the case the s
y gave the constable a name oth- a
than the one by which he was t
town in the neighborhood. Such a
nd as Williams should be introduc- I
to some hemp as quickly as posi- r
'REACHER ACTS AS FLAGMAN-. z
labs Handkerchief and Warns (
Train of Wreck.
The moment he emerged from the
y coach where he was riding at e
a543. Tenn.. late 'Friday after- t
on. Rev. J. A. Baylor. pastor of the 1
ate Street Methodist Church, s
uth. of Bristol, and formerly of t
tattanooga, insetantly grabbed a t
ndkerchief and ran a half mile up
e track to flag any other trains 8
at migtht be coming. Mr. Baylor.
to is one of the most prominent e
nisters in too H-olston conference. V
Ls forwerly a locomotive engineer 0
d this was his first Impulse. He f
LS injured in a passenger wreck
me years ago while railroading P
d before entering the mninistry. * g
Course for Farmers. .1
Clemson Colie::e w~ll offer a short
trse in agriculture, begInnIng Jan
ry 4. 1911. continuing six weeks.0
e aim will be to give good. prac
al instruction on soils, fertilizers.
age, farm Implements, cotton and
-n breeding. coru judginr, cotton a
Lding, stock feeding, judging live E
<k. dairy cat'le. dairying and hor
ultural subjects. Other topics wili
discussed In special lectures. The
>ense will be $10 per month for C
mrd, each Individual furnishing hls
n sheets, pillows and blankets, a
r further particulars write to W. r
Perkins, dIrector. Agricultural de
-tment. Clems'on College.d
Chew~ed ['p Money.
;.fr.er a vain seo:.rch for am waillet
taining Si:3. whic~h ::e ha~d been
rying in his hip pocke.t. Frank
over, a hutel '- o Pellevista. Pa..
ice~d as a fcrlorn hope to staught
a hog wi'h wh eh had been wok- u
befo rn i~iin- the~ mone~y. In- m
e the stomach of the animal he d<
covered is roll of bills, chewed tI
a a mass with the leather of the tc
llet. - at
rh.-, Norfolk Virginian Pilot sas K
: wh'thrr North Carol!nai o;
iT ('arolina leads in corn-grow- k
. we o not undertake to say: but T
nit comes to consuming the cer- 2
in Iixid foru, the Palmetto e
nnnwealth isn't are high to its
::hhar on th'- n-orth.' Dlon't know
-nuch about :h::t. if the Christmas
ze onsumied i?s taken into cons>d- t
SIrrts..:.ng mn dreamed about i
toClu andi b.eomning involved I a
Sditiien!:v v ith his dreax-viior. t
.Ibed airo:nd his room until he
'o i-- .enr to the hospital for
ai. We t'tpp.%e th~st comit.-a
.uosalt an~d battery will consti- h:
an absolute proof of the fine old CI
TV MORE DIE
drd R ad Aviators let Death &
In taly by Falling
0Z CURREN P
osant, New Orleans. Falls Han- T
dreds f Feet and Has His Neck
Broke Hoxsey. at Los Angeles.
Is ed to Earth in Aeroplane
and C ushed by the .Mchine.
John Moisant and Arch Hoxsey,
viators ertraordinary. were killed f
iturda: B4o fell out of the b
-eacher us al currents with their
achin -nel er from a vast
eight nd olsant's remaining e
Jinutes of lif were so few as to
)unt as "augh.. Hoxsey was killed c
Moisa t met his death at 9.55 a.
.. atte .pting to alight in a field a
w mil fro New Orleans. La.
:oxsey. 'ho a nt into the air early e
i the a terno n at Los Angeles, C
al., lay t 2:1 p. m. a crushed, life
1s ma -'n v ew of the thousands
-ho we e w vthing the aviation
urnam nt. a
Thus he I day of 1910. in t
ringing the t tal number of deaths e
f aviat rs to hirty. capped the list &
-ith tw of t e most illustrious of
lose airwen a ho have been writing
3e hist 'ry of aviation in the skies
f two eniiine ta.
Moisa t. I cagoan by birth, af
r an ;tdvent rous life in Central
merica beca ie interested in avia
on in 'rance !ess than a year ago.
fter sorlng I :to public recognition 0
y his plucky ht from Paris across
ie English Ch unel to London. with
passetiger. oisant's fearlessness
nd resourcef Iness were exhibited
requentlY. F1 ding himself without b
machine, he purchased one from
friend for S 0.000 and within ten
ilnutes. strtl g on his winning f!
Ight from B Imont Park. N. Y..
round the S tue of Liberty, win
ing a prize of $10000.
-Toiay a s dden puff of wind
aught Dim w hin 500 feet of the'.
arth. tirred is machine over and -
broken nec termiinated his ca
Arch Hoxse. after a year of uni
arm success ith :he Wright aero
lanes. .:ad ga ned a name for dar
2g and compe nce in the air. Only V
ithin the w -k he had set a new
-orld's altitud record of 11.474
eet, and then o show his contempt
or the earth, ad sailed majestically
iore than 4.0 0 feet above Mount
vilson. Toda he ran afoul of the
amne k'nd of boiling. treacherous a
rind when so e 500 feet from the 19
arth. and a 'nute later a horrified
rowd. roub from its shock, was
ushing mad y to where a broke:t
aass of hum ity lay beneath a tor].
it of canvas and some broken spars. t
Both met' deth !n almost the same.
2anner. Ea th -nachine was headee
or the. earti -utd suddenly seemed.
o stop, hove 4 fn the air, then "turn
ver on' to it ;'ose."~ and dive heats
ang to~ the earth--and to destrue- t
Mois nt's ; roplane was a Bleriot
sonopinne. :d in addition to the
eavy engini in front of the main
lanes, fbe ha fastened a tank hold
ag 35 ;;alionts of gasoline. Aviation
xPerts believe a sudden puff of wind
topped his rrtachine dead in the air I1
nd the heavy- weight ahead dragged
hxe lig t framework behind it. flip- e
ing th th useless rear elevator. t1
'rom h is p tion partly back of the e
iain p1 anes foisant was flipped out. ~
jear of the- achine. and struck the
round 0 is head, breaking his
a-ck. He~ ed on a fiat car upon
hlch e' w being rushed to New
Hors y. kewise was rethrning:
rom a for y into the clouds. I-e
mas wi :hi .ye hundred feet of the~
arth a d chieere were going up to ID
leet t~e ~osqu -er of the higher
ir, whenlis machine seemed to h
top, sbzu~ e' and fhli over and on ..
a the J n l. As in the morning's in
agedy It erear elevator. rendered a
sieldss wn the momentum was ti
one, slip'r around. helpiess to aid jpl
be fadel chine. Hoxsey vainlyjfe
ndeavdr'. o right his craft by tr
arpin~ ain planes and by use st
f the up . Vain attempts. these, o
rbe r ificient mbmientum was it
ained 'the ail structure was cruta h
led upon -.e earth, the heavy en- se
ine being : rn loose. a
Only'a fe - farmers and alas saw a
[oisan:. hu *ied to his death. but te
[oxsey's en , came before the horri- jw<
ed gase of t.housands wh-> had comneg
ut in the pleasant afternoon to v
atch the birdmen darting here and tfo
lere throu h the air. jha
The day's pleasure ended when an o
nnourcer. dly lifting his mega- tu
hone, dron d out the massage:
"Arch Hc)xsey has been killei. co
here 'vill ble no more bying today."a
Mrs. C. .f. Hofsey, of Pasadena,.w
al., miss.-d i by a mere accident see- Pu
ig her son bneet his death. She had to
rrang--d to, take her tirst areoplant th
de w Lh her son today. Some de- se
Lil of impodrtirne~ in her household m<i
etidh nd word of the ac'i h
fnt was ta'-n to her b~y Roy Kn::- an
eshueC an-i Tihomn .lackmson. of the 'to
-r:gbt Company. no
The Spar anburg Journal says: ca:
rhe release1 - Jones. the slayer of viC
yarlstine. Or-angeburg county, go
ider bond $t . l4f. shows that at
easur"e ar dread:: undor way 'o w
~feat justic in this case. Under jof
e constitut Jones has no right C
ball in at sum." Let us wait sel
I get all th facts of the Incidents ne:
mdinn; up '.oge killing in this case t
fore enterir jud::ment. We have" i
aird some Eeople who claim to'u
:0w al! the fac-s juistify Jones. Itha
ee facts 11 be known to these
blic soonc r later, and then we 'n
n julge. 1 "WC
- I an
."ian' Iound DeNad. Prf
An uknwn man's body wa~s
em! mSunday morning lying beside
- os-arailway traexs a.
inawl Plains. Tenn. In his vest ment
k'wam. fotud a card bearing in,. Tet
dr.- " .b :i:n FPsh'urn--. Charles-.r
n. 6. C.. " A~-rbton ereet." aft<
We. bra:" n heard of? a serious a
.ided or ar:- otner incident thatar
.pp.- "r-d in this county to mar the kil:
irist ias ho days this year. For mit
is n e so-o be sincerelr thankful. ,itc
)N ON SIP
isof his Cage, Raring Deaie
Sarts Reip of Terror.
S OF TE CREW
e- Beast Was Being -Brought
F His Lair to be Made Fart
oierican Menagerie. When He
Eed and Finally Jumped Into
T'erils of brinring a huge lior
om lair in Idia to New York. to
? =a p.rt of a menagerie. is set
orti the thrilling experience of
te < of a German freight steam
-. tBerkenfals. commanded by
aptFledrich. which reached that
ty -n Calcutta a few days ago.
It: while the vessel was mak
tg Sermudathat the trouble be
an..erce winds, almost strong
outo be dignined as a hurri
ne;:ked the steamer from side
) s, This rolling frightened the
talef female of the big cat fam
y athe former exhibited his
age- throwing his body against
ie 'len bars which held him In
apti. The Interludes between
laumas devoted to roaring that
vulake the stcntest heart quail.
Thon did not like to be thrown
routn his cell landing on his
eads minute and on hs back the
ext I with a regularity which
ok the bravado out of him.
ouro get out and see what the
-outwas Mr. Lion made a su
remeffort and pushed the bars
pen;! then started to explore.
It . just as night was beginning
> ghway to day and objects were
ne, distinct. An East Indian
Lilons spied splicing a rope and
efore could stir the lion was on
>p him tearing him to pieces.
eatlust have been instantaneous
-omock. While the lion stood
alinnto the face of the dead ,
roe seaman saw him and Iled.
Tbrst. seiond and third officers
in teeir roems and procuring re
Dl--esougxht out the be. t. sensi
ly gug a deck above hii in -the
iterer safety. Three shots were
re-i Ich did little damage and
kadeo Pon growl all the more.
breore were tried. but the oMfi
ers %- zo nervous that the shots
'ent Id. Then the oMcers went
p thigging and reloaded.
Thecond officer was the first to
enevee fusillade. This one hit
2e bt In the belly, throwing him
a hknees when he rolled over
ad Lkicking for a few seconds.
egal g his feet the animal ran
ie le:h of the deck, tumbled over
d rod in the scupper': up 2gain
d bt towa.", the deck to which
le oars bad returned.
Fineg he could not leap upon
em Ijumped into a well and ran
p a npanionway. where the off
hirs eidj firing. In the meantime
ie lat- 'nce more sought the rig
ng. rhe audacIous quadrupea
rinneevenge. and soon a shot in
ze he sentz him stumbling along
a unsidy legs.
There ran up to the deck, where
ieguas do not run along the
Ie, rred mightily. peee-i into the
ad. raightened himself out.
>mpedrrboay d. THe undoubtedly
lade aaod meal for the sharks fo!
wing e vessel.
The ->ness rnever left her )penl
age. a: a brave ship carpenter yen
Ired nr it and nailed up the brok
a barwhich let out her foolish.
MO! HARM THAN GOOD.
the ommnunity in Which They
May Be Located.
We <p the following from the
"Dr. P. Lore of Asheville, N. C..
is pur ased the Shieder tract of
)0 acr. near Grover and is spend
g muetime and money to make It
game -;erve. He planted a quan
ty of <rn. peas. etc.. and is now
antngits, his purpose being to
ed the'irds, deer, etc. He has a
espass otice in this issue and he
ates th: stock must keep off or the~
ru tIl suffer the consequences.
is stad that a number of deer
ire ahtdy taken up on the ne
've anma large number of turkeys
etherEalso. This project wIll be
great tnefit to the comm unity at
r it is .-eli under way. Dr. Love
,n't allxv any of the corn or other
an gre'n on the place to be har
t~ed. k'eing it there in its entirety
r gameo feed upon. and! he should
te thecooperation of his neigh
*rs in pesering the game for fn
Why D. Lore's neighbors should
operatewith him in building up a
me preerve, on which they, as
1 as thir stock. are forbidden to
foot. a somewhat of a mystery
us. \\th thle abundance of food
at Dr. bove is providing in his pre
rve for tame, it is vetry" likely tha
'st of t e :ame in the vicinity
preser'e will be corraled on
d. as as n.-ighjors are forbidden
go on ts pr'eserve. they will have
game o hunt. TUnder these cir
nstance.. we must ecatea that we
a't see vby the peoople living In the
inity of Dr. Lov'bs preserve should
enthuststic for its establishment
all. PoSiOly the Eagl.e can tell us
7"he s'iould hav'e the cooperation
his nethbors in preserving the
ne for lhe future sport'' of him
f and tis friends, in which said
ghbors will have n:o part, and
a' "ti ,roject will be a gtreat b.-n
to the ,ommu~nity after it is -el
der way," but we can't see it in
t light. As 'we see it. these' pre
es will be a positive harm to the
ninunty in which they are located.
are rlad that Orangeburg county -
ds are too valuable to make game
serves o::t of.
n errios.or. of dynam:~at eh
ie touse of No. 2 :nin" o' thec
nesee inoai. Iron and itailroad.
rnoon cilled .T0* Oswei!. engi
r. and \\i!! Hu!;nte-. :iren:an. and
unknwn ': :r. .\ Acen'! ne'
was badly in':red. The ne;;ro
ed had brou ght some frozen dyna
e from the mine turnnel to thaw