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be baa been la olese touoh with tbe I
affairs of the State, and while be does
not wonder at the howl raised at in
creased aproprlatioos, lt must be re
membered that conditions have great
lyohang'd. The inequalities in tax
assessment aro gbwHg. He favors the
oarrying out of tho reoommendatlous
made by the llnanoo committee in or
der to wipe our tbose inequalities.
He warns the people agalust tbe in
cipient tendonoy to corruption in
.lections, wblob has recently mani
teated Itself. It ls to bo regretted
that the liquor question should have
attained suoli prom?neuoo. Tncro are
other matters wortnter of attention.
He is not tho onampion of whiski v,
but he ls deeply interested In the
moral welfare of ibo State. He ls
not a straddler and tie will not seek
to befog the public mind on any ls
au?. He does not advooate thc dis
penaary as run In the past. Whether
tbe allegations of corruption and
graft in tba dispensary are true or
not, the people ol Soutu Carolina will
not stand for even tho suspicion of
suoh things. Wnttc thero ls so mud
smoke there must, be some tire, and
tho people of ibe State will not staud
for tbe dispensary as lt has been con
ducted. If corruption and graft do
exist In tbe diapei.Bary, tben lt must
be purgtd of tire odium or else ti t
whole tnlug must g i. Wipe thc dis
pensary out and woat will you I av
left? Men will bave wnlHkcy. Pob
Ho sentiment does not warrant tin
belief tbat prooiblilon oin be eu
.. forced. He bus studied tbe qiustion
carefully, and b ? believes li. can b
purgod. Read tbe Rtysor-Mauning
bill and you will lind that it g es to
the root of the matter, tbe pureias
lng of thc l.quor. II does not* be
llevo in local option. His reason for
thin will oe gi vin later. Bub thai
ifnoe of Governor ls a purely execu
tive ellice and should lo be made
Governor be will enforce 'ho iaw a> lt
stands ou tho statute becks.
JOHN J. MCMAHAN,
of Columbia, tue UcXt candidate for
Governor to address the audleiioe,
prefaced bis remarks with the state
ment tbat every man ls IIIB brother's
keeper, and that it follo ws, therefore,
that every citizen should bj alive to
his olvlo dulles. The scope of gov
ernment haa neon Uigely widened li
is no longer con lined to mere police
regulation. We aro shocked as we
glanoe aoout us at tho evidences ol
corruption abroad In the land, b >Mi
within and without cur Stute. When
we oompare the conditions cf today
with tho conditions which obtained
in the past we must be ashamed ano
Burprihbd. Dispensary corruption is
not the only corruption to be found
in South Carolina lociay. Ojr outj
la imperative to plaoe only the best
and highest men in ellice. Tbe prl
mary system is a great system, but
under it there liss unfortunately
grown up the custom of magnifying
the duties of the candidate and mini
mlzlng tbe duties of the cli.zjn. He
favors the improvement of thc sohoo.s
and oommcnas thc establishment of
the Slate reformatory. Ho stands
today for every educational rciorra
which he has ever advocated. Ile
urged thc importance of thc dr duane
of the coastal region and advocated
the establishment of every couuty of
a model farm. Time dees not permit
him to dlsouss the dibpeusary. Per
sonally he is opioied to the use of
liquor, but he uoeau't believe prohibi
tion practicable. He favors the
State dispensary, tut not the dispen
sary as lt now cxiais. He would tlrst
have lt cleansed and tho rabe?is in it
placed behind prison bars.
The next oandidate for Governor
to address the Democrats of Du.
ohester waa th Hon
JOHN T. ?SLOAN,
of Columbia. Ile v.a.< born in thc
shadow ot the Blue Ridge Mountains,
at old Pen dleton He went in ti e
army at 10, und went t.'-rcugh the
bliooy campaigns if 1804 and 1805
lu Virginia. He wau captured at Ap
pomaitex, ann after tho v.ur be re
turned to Pcurleh n ind went t
school there. In 18(?(? be entire
South Carolina Colli ge, from which
inbiliinion he wa< graduated witt,
honors. He ri viewed his services io
the elly of his adoplti n, where lu
has been ergagtd in the practice oi
law for more than a icore of >e<i.r.N
He was a wearer of the red shirt in
the days of 1870. He reviewed hi?
reoord a* Repruteutaiivs ano Senator
from R c iland Ct un'.y. Uv. was par
tkulariy prouu o. bis hirvi?os In
founding (J 1 ninon and Windin p
Coliegei, ard lu the defei cc of the
Oitaotl ano S uih Carolina Colli gc
He was pn nd of In? rtoi.nl as L u
lenant G. v i nor. Ho hah i-penl th?
bebt ttys ol ida life tu die soi v.oe of
his .ti.- io ard i e believes 1 irr.hell i n
titled io pr no.ion io die Governor
ship, Ho .MI., s lose? ase:, ol hou*
on tvety bid and one in every vail- >
of il.fc S a e UH ls rot. a m* re ir-lk r
for fcducaiun. When the M th'du
Ferrait Cnn gt v as hntit IL Ct. um- hs
recently ht gave 'ben <v<n v KWH
of lai.c-, today venn $2000 li is
plainly ano ur qui vocally f >r the dis
ptiihary. Hi h I vth it ls now, ano
toat lt alws y .s ie. Lie I e*t sc.li
tton of tm whn key que* ion. Bo |
he h eh Otto G?,v ii.of he will purge
it from any ccnupti 11 which na.
now Infest lt. Ho dcebn't believe
prohibition can he enforced ano in
support of his belief he cited hin p> r
sonal t xpiriei om in search of lomon'
ade in Maine, and soda water in K n
OTU KU (-'ANDI DATES,
Tho Hon. T, C. McLeod, tho only
candidate for Lieutenant-Governor,
madca short speech outlining his p is
itlon on varions n ailers. He favors a
Messrs. R M M Gown, of Florence,
J. B Morrison, of Gharleutm, L. M
Ragin, of Giareiid ni, Oinidates fol
Secretary of State, woie on hand at d
made short spec O'tea,
Mr. J. Fraser Lyon, of Abbeville,
was the only candidate for Attorn y
Goneral present. Flo went for the d s
ponsary with gloves t ff, and was irc
quently applauded by the anti?dispen
sary part of the audience,
Mr. L. G. Walker, of Greenville,
candidate for Comptroller G moral,
was next introduced and gave his
reasons why thc people should vole
for him. Comptroller General Jones,
who Isa candidate for re-election, was
unable to be present on account of of
Col. Boyd, of Greenville, and Col.
TToolrnll t r\f ?&!Qhl&ud thO t'VO C^h?!!
datei for Adjutant and lnspector
Ganeral, next ad tressed the audience
and solicited their votes.
Hon. O.B. Mari In, candidato for
Superintendent of IC location, has no
opposition. Ho, therefore, contented
nlmsolf witta telling two or three
3apltal stories and pledging anew his
?evotton to the best interests of pub?
lio education in tho State. He favors
the dispensary system because if the
1200,000 a year obtaiued by the soV.ools
from tbls 8' ur oe are rrmoved and
nothing is provided to take lis place
the result will be little short of oal
Messrs. Jas. Gamier, of Lancaster,
Sellers, of Marlon, J. M. Sullivan, of
Anderson, J. A. Summersault, of
Richland, and Gol. J. H. Warton, thc
incumbent, all candidates for railroad
on m missioner, were introduced and
made short specohes.
Gol. Wharton was the last of the
candidates for State etilo? and Ohalr
mau Dennis announced as tho last
Speaker of the day Gol. W. W. Lump
kin, of Columbia, who is opposing
Senator TPlman for eleotlon to tho
Unke? States Senate. When Gol.
Lumpkln came forward two or three
' wool hatB" in d'ff jrent parts of tho
audience started to cheering for Till
man. Tho orowd took up tbe o di and
for some little time so great was the
noise that lt was useless for the speak
er to attempt to make himself heard.
Gol. Lum ukin bided his time patient
ly, howeve r, and when Chairman Den
nis had Dually succeeded in restoring
order ho started right in to pay baok
tn hts own coln rho mau who had star
ed tho sheering for S nator Tillman.
MURDEH,Kb HIS WIFE
Anti Then Ran Aw ny With Another
Charged witta tho murder of his
wife and having made a comp'ete om
fsslo o of his crime to the 1 ical police, |
William Brasoh of Richest er, N. Y.,
was arrested atClevolaud, O.do.
Witn Hrasoh there was arrested
Mrs Mary Gilmoro, with whom he ls
alleged lo have eloped
Tno b~dy of Brasoh's wife wa>
font d In thc canal at Rochester last
Tu.'hday and suspicion was alerce
turned to her huiband, who disap
peared. Brasoh oonfessed tho mur
der to the local police, the Inter say,
at d told tin m that be killed his wife
because of le ve for the G.Inoro wo
man. Tue later la a widow about 23
> ears old.
Brasoh told the police how l e had
lured his wife to tho bank of tin
Erle canal, and hurled ber in. He
said tils oourage failed three or four
times, but ?Lally bo nerved himself
and struck tho worn in a violent blo w
in thc hack with his ?\b "When I
in ard tho tulasb 1 ran away," ho
"Yes 1 am William Brasoh," be
said lo Police Chief Kohler, ' I know
what you want mo for. 1 did lt. 1
killed her because 1 loved Mary Gi -
more. lt seems to me 1 have alwayt>
loved her. 1 didn't want to marry
R ixanna, but I was forced into it, so
i killed her. It was the only way I
could get rid of her."
Tue three year-old, daughter of
Brasoh was with the o.mple when
t.ney were arrested in a r oming
house. Both Brasoh and the Gilmoro
worn.s ri will be taken back to Roches
ter at pjice._
Shoots Two Mun.
AtWadley, Gi , Will Smith, an
oscaped negro convict, early Thursday
shot and killed Marshal Morris of
Mldvlllo, and mortally wouuded J. J.
Popo, a well known planter, living
near there. The negro who was serv
ing a twenty year soateuo\ had es
caped from the oamps. Mr. Pope dis
covered that the negro bad taken re
fuge at his former homo and was be
h.g protected by bis wife. Summon
h g Marshal Morris the two approach
ed the cabin and were met ?vith a
voiley of shots-which c ntinued until
the marshal s\as dylcg on the ground
and Mr. Pope lny mortally wounded
Smith then came from tho cabin, ex
ami ied his would be captors and dis
ii pp art d into tho dome woods. Much
Bxcltement followed and a posse was
formed immediately at Wadley, which
ls now in pursuit of tho dct-porate ne
H*mu Old Story.
In a rear end collision between
brains on the AHautlcG ast, Line at
Ah skit?, N. G . B iglnetr O O. King
f Portsmouth, Va , and Brakcmai
Walter Carter of Windsor, N. O ,
were killed. Conduotor Mcao ian
ind an unknown white man were In
ured. The accident happened while
me of the trains was shifting cars
The engine of one train and six cars
vere badly ramage d, as were the ca
>oose and six rear cars of the othei
rain, lt ls impo sible to placo the
esponslhlltr.y a1 t'ds rim--.
Hi.v. l.ii titilo IB* Kulti
A dbpatc.i from Greenville, S. G ,
ays District R venue Otllcer Sams,
ocomptnied bj Cited States d?pu
tes, two state constables, and many
lore state deputies raided the "Dark
Ijn er" Tuesday morning, Jr v idlng
ne very stroi goold or tuc mi u.italu
r moonshiners, co troy lng eight
Dolt 8 ills and throwing ouo hun
reds of gallons of corn mash. Dur
;g lb? raid a few bhots wero tx
i.ai.ged, but no ono was tilt.
Ttl - e;i O uni Hack
R tit Dalith of L ck Haven, Pa ,
i* ru-, s-vi ar ihata eat hus nine lives,
Ut tic kno^s fn m e xpiritnee that ll
as at hast two. Tuc family feline
t cont racud stu ivy and lt vas ce
nd at ti CJUIICII to chloroform it
i ii. it was pm to c catii, and In the
roiling bu i leo 18 niches otep in the
ick ya?d. IStxt mon.ir g LAU,o
as astonished tj lind the cat' on the
ick doorsttp Vkhen he opened ?thc
A I f\ if;lii lr? .
A dispatch from Pollock, La., a
.i bering town tells of au all ntgnt
-, v. hum Tuesday did about $:HIO,
io claniago, desiroylng twelve mil
li feet ol lumber, part cf thu Iron
ountaln railroad's trestle aoross Big
eek, eighteen homes and one hotel
d forty-nine freight and flab cars.
ie largest loss was su ff .ired by the
v Grot k Lumber Company. About
?0U men were thrown out of em
jj ment by the lire. .
1< aim 1'iHioi Dum,
At Talladega, Ala., in th i presence
lido persons at a raasepiorado bail
,u.s.lev night Dudley Brown and
jury Kulgnt fought a pistol duel In
doh both men wero killed. Mis.?
irt was slightly Injured, receiving a
ay shot In thc ankle. 10ich man
tilved four shots in tho hreust.
th aro well known and popu.ar In
Hade ga. No explanation lias been
cn Ol tho tragedy.
A Onionyillo Krcak.
V reporter on tho Greenville Nows
i Thursday across on old gentle
n eighty live years old who has
'or In al) his life (Ired a gun, pistol
LU y firearms, and eluting his carter
uas spent most of lils limo In rural
i o. o., i i ios. Tho same mau has never
td whiskey in any shapo or form,
has he over used tobaooo.
(Massacre of Jews by the Offi
cials at Bialystok Should
SHOCK THE WORLD.
Worst Cruelly RUBBIB flss Ever Been!
(inlUy Ol. Jewish Patber, Moth
er, Daughter and Son Lashed
Together by Tor tu ? ers and
Beaten to Death.
The masHaore of the Jews at Bialy
stok the first of last week aaust have
beon something awful. Tho corres
pondent of the New York Amerloan
visited ah parts of the town, takln?
ovldenoe from both Jewish and Chris
tian residents. Here is what he says:
Tho massacre was essentially c ill -
dal. The pol os military holligan!
and the Black Hundred played subor
dinate roles lu ov?r oaso. At a porlol
wuen a mans of butcheries ocourred
the p lice and soldiers either aotively
assisted or eno juregod the butchers.
Thcro are many autcntloated oases
of soldiers M?enme,vu perpetrating
(daughter. lu the B lyare dlstriot,
whore thc worst massacres occurred,
the soldiers of tho Uglltsky, Sixty
'.hird Regiment, accompanied by two
lill ?rn, raassaored seven Jews at Gcp
ncr's saw mill. Full dotatls of this
trpgody were given mo by tho survlv
in* maojtger. Wc en the soldiers were
^ccup ed with lootlug, tholr vlotlroa
sought refuge In a small wooden home
on which at 6 o'clock on Friday evon
tug tt e soldiers tired suddenly
M my Jaws of this dlstriob, especial
ly girls, b carno insano.
The ? Moors ordered the Inmates to
come out one by ono. Five of them
wore shot dead as they emerged from
t he house and six were haoked to plec>. s
by sabres. O'o retrained In tho
m use, an old woman named K iutsch,
seventy years of ago, and the soldiers
burned tho house and she perished In
In other oases the soldiers were
merely onlookers. In Souvoroff strtots
a prosperous Jow named PodlatchefT
kept c leather workshop. The pro
prietor, his rclatloes, named First
irnri), and six others were slaughter
ed 1 l.ispeoted the dabbled with pools
of blood and fragments of tiesh and
hair are stloktng to tho walls. First
mann was tho first killed. Ile was
8 mt by a gendarme nami.d Sohult/.e
i hon tho Hooligans stripped tho
corpsi ; carved pieces out of the breast
and diove nails into the nose.
Four frightened employes took shel
ter tu an outhouse tho Hooligans broke
lb opiu aud beat them to death. The
soldiers looked on, and tho Hooligans
were unmolested. The young son of
the proprietor was saved by the sol
diers who cried, "Enough; don't kill
tue boj 1 '
HOUSE OK HORROR.
Outsldo this house I saw a younth
wearing tho blood-stained olothes of a
B aughtered mother. In many oases
whole families were exterminated.
1 visited a house in old Boyare
street ocoupied by Alnsteln, a retp ct
td teaoher, who with his mother,
daughter and two sons, were dono to
death by Hooligans uoderthe oommand
of a disguised police t tlloer while sol
diers were pr?tent. At first tho sol
diers fired into tho house and a police
man ordered tho family to save them
selves in tho Iii Ids. There after tying
father, eon, mothor and daughter to
gether, they wero beaten to death,
tho police meantime firing at ran
Two witnesses assure me that nails
were hammered Into the son's face bc
fore his death. In the li dd are pools
if blood. Everywhere lum ci nt
children stand arguing beside ihesc
ghastly pools, talking about whom
eaoh belongs to. Next door lives a
woman named L vin, with eight, chll
dren, whose husband was oarved to
piecc8ln her sight.
Throughout town for two days the
massacre s continued. Fiendish tortur
es and mutilation of the o -rp s lnvarl
utily followed the masaores with active
.r passive co-operation of authorities.
In many oases the pohco tactbly auth
rlzed the buthery by ordering the
tlonligaDs to spare particular Indi vi d
rals. 1 interviewed two person who
iscaped by bribing the soldiers. Oe
:lri, living on Alexander street, after
mr father hid been b.\>onnetfced, paid
i sold h r 20 roubles that she might be
Both Jews and Christians agrct.
hat many r Isguised policemen were
.mong tho Hjohgans M ?ht of the
iotims of tho soldiers trkd to deftmd
hems^lves, but while the Hoollgan
iroke down tho doors of their homes,
he sold lera looked on, and if a J^w
ofended himself or even appeared at
window i hey fired a volley, killing
he defenders or driving them Into
he bando of the Hooligans. Cou
ernlngthi Viadimiraky ann Uglltsky,
pg m nts, J >w witnesses affirm that
.1 liol Buk vdky dlr nMy encouraged
tu soldier*, crying: ' (Joellez dd fit '
M ls, kill thc J i ws.
Tjriure before death repeatedly
icurred, and mutilation afterward,
rr Nikolai street a woman had a
owoar thrust down her throat and
rob twlstsd. She finally was hacked
) deattr with a hatchet aud left to
Iced to death. Toa hands of Biyar,
tailor, wore nailed to a table while
a was clubbed to death.
DRAGGED TO JII8 DOOM,
A little girl whose body I saw In
ie Jewish Hospital had hor leg
.wed ctT whllo she was yet alive.
Jiors were carved to death slowly.
) thc yard of thc J . wish H mpltal,
here eighty-six corpses wero laid
de hy ?ide, 1 saw thirty oases of
uIllation. In some, noses were ont
f. In others thc ears were cut ( IV
i many cases nails were driven Into
io face or ?kuli. Ono old man had
s eyes torn out.
A ulerk named Bernstein was
egged from a truln and battered to
Stn. Ilia lindy was afterward found
a Held, handless, and with a sharp
cd stick driven Into thc stomaoh.
ie compllolty of ofllolals, soldiers
d p jllco has been established by un
utrovertable ovldcnco, and will un
cstlonahly he confirmed In tho < ill -
,1 report. St. Chepkln, a member
tho Durna Inquiry Commission,
! established ti?st tho r^s."'""1'''* wau
t, lnnpln>d from St. Petersburg, but
local cul .dals, who believe teat the I
ir's government desired tho massa- ma
as a counterweight against the ''tl
have established the faot that bus
the masKRoro was pian nod dffys in ad
?ance. For Instance, wtWtbe Jew
Ish deputation on Tuesday asked a
polloe (Miioor named Sheremf ttlci? for
permission to lay a wreath on the
grave of a murdered polled master
named Der gat oho ff, 8heremeftleff oyn
Joally answered, "You'H get* an an
swer on Thursday," whloh was the
Ur it day of the killing. Defgatohoft
was a olever and humane mau, be
loved by Jews and Christians. His
murder by the Jew batters gave his
subordinates freedom to exeoute their
LAID TO THU QOVEHNi^t
Tho Governor of Grodno Provino*
ls equally guilty. He arrived Thurs
day evening and stayed only two
hours. He did nothing to ?top thc
masssore, and worse violence follow
?ed bis visit. The appointment by
the Durna of an inve-tlga$<ng o m
mission oausnd a oessatlon or- slaugh
tor. Tho small proportion of wound
ed to killed shows the impunity wit!
whloh the murderers were allowed to
tinbin their victims. Some of these
were thrloo killed by bullet!), kniv. s
and cudgels. Every ravaged house 1
visited Bhowa that the raiders were
left in possession for hours. A ro
markablo feature of this msssacre *
the absence of outrages on tho wo
mon. Though thirty were killed
thero ls no authenticated oase of out
rage discoverable. Thia is explain.''
lu cause tho Hooligans and troops got
their orders only to .'kill."
The precise number of deaths can
not bo learned Thero are eigbty-alx
dead now in tbe Jewish hospital aud
seven lu tho Christian hospital, but
the oorpses of those dragged from the
train and killed were buried without
being counted. The material des
tructlon ls enormous. In four im
portant streets nearly every window,
door and shutter is broken, except in
the Christians houses. M ny of tho
wealthior Jews efiO?p-d, owing to the
iron gates of their ocurt yards, but
the soldiers tired through the win
dows. In ono house I saw thirty rifle,
bullet holeB in the windows, though
there was nobody within save an old
lady and a woman servant.
Tho houses into whloh tho mob
broke were laterally destroyed. Even
the wallpaper was toro down
Toe rioters stole ovorythiug
portable; even children's toys were
smashed. Tho heavy furnituro and
the un8ma8hable things were thrown
out of tho windows. The merchants
account books wore burned, and only
the bare walls were left.
In a bakery, where tho owner was
killed, tho mob Boakod the loaves of
bread in a pool of blood, leaving be
hind au ironical note. In Levin's
mill, where Christians and Jews work
together, the mobbites out the doth
and yarn belonging to tho Jews leav
ing the Christian's yarn untouohed.
It ls estimated that the loss will
amount to two million roubles. The
relatives of the viotims have been de
prived of everything and are afraid
to re-enter the housos. They are
begging lu tho streets of the town.
Will Not Oa'l on the President Until
Ho Aito'oglzos, I
"I have been Insulted there once
and I do not propose to pl ?oe myself
in tblB position again If I o*n prevent
lt." TheBo aro the words used by
Senator Tillman Thurla
was made acquainted with ho presi
de nb's recent utterances tending to
indicate a desire for a reoonslllation
between himself and the seplor sena
tor from South Carolina.
Tho unpleasant difficult? a few
years back between Senator? Tillman
aud McLaurln, and the subsequent
withdrawal of Tillman's invitation to
the reception at thc White House to
meet Prluoe. Henry, then paying a
viaib to this country, are Btlll fresh in
the minds of the people who have fol
lowed Senator Tillman's career sine
he entered thc senate.
There ls no notion on the part of
Senator Tillman of bringing about, a
reconciliation with tu- chief ix cu
tlve, unions sue? reo-nictitation is ao
companied by an unconditional apolo
?y from ?be president, and as there is
little nrobablllty of this, tho matter
of a love feast between them ls still In
Those who know Senator Tillman
well, know that noth'ng short cf an
ipology will satisfy bim. Willie the
president ls credited with having re
cently said that lie liked Senator Till
nan, and whllo tho senator ls like
vise quoted as having made a state
nent to the tffect that he bellovo'
.he presiden I to bo straight, and all
Ight, tbeso aro taken only as pa sing
eraarks, made without serious oon
Ideration, and hardly worth remem
lering. Tue utterances of Senator
filman that ho would not allow him
elf to bo again insulted, aro believed
0 represcut lils real feelings toward
he president. Wolle ho admits he
1 as ready to forgive a man-whether
e is president or a private oitlzw
jr a wrong, ne is not willing, aocord
ig to his own words, to place bim
slf in the attitude of being wllfulh
?sulted a second time, even though
tat man bo tho presldont of toe
\Vniitctl to I,y noli il r.
Mrs. Emma K?uff.nann. wife of a
ealthy Sinus Falls brewer was
reught Into o mri Wednesday for the
inclusion of her preliminary hearing
? a oharge of having oaused thc
.alb cf her maidservant, Agnes
oir?is. She was hissed when she
ont i uto the oourt room and when
ie came out an angry d?monstration
as made and cries of "Lynoh lier"
ore heard. Mrs. KaufTmann was
dd on a ohargo of murder. The
,so will be called for trial in Notem
ir. Mis* Polrols, who was 17 yeais
tl, died June 1, and was buriod at
trkston, this State. The body was
ter cxhumod and was found to boar
A suloldc pact between Mrs. Mary
dirons, a widow, and l?dward G?u
r, who had a wife and tivo ohildren,
.ultod Friday in the death of both
o man and the woman and Peter
ihrons, the 12-year old son of M.s
ihrens. All throe were found dead
tho woman's apartments In Dekalb
onuo, Brooklyn, with evory gas
mer turned on. M rb. Gauzor had
?eutly asked Mrs. Hebrons to give
i/ir up, threatening at tho same
ae to procuro warrants for tho ar
t of both. Two lettora wore left
tho suloles, one by Mrs. Bohrens to
. "friends," and tho othor from
uv.>r to hts brother in-law.
UK y an iNoonoU,
Irv. Sam Jones says Kxisovolt bas
de a good president, but that
lings aro now rip i for Hr yan to
oeed him, as we need Bryan In our I and
KA Arch Murderer Walled Up in
a Living Tomb
\ND LEFT TO STARVE.
\ Yelling Mob Sits la the Market Place
and Watcb the Budding Up of
the Walls Around the Slay
er ol thirty.Six Young
A cablegram from Tauter Moroco,
tolls how, with KW ch details of fiend
ish oruolty that they bannot bo fully
realized, Mohammed Messfewi, the
arch-murderer of Marakesch, bas boon
wallon up alive.
It was this same Mesfewl who was
to havo been crucified for his tremen
dous or I mes-lt is known that he
murdered not fewer than thirty six
youug women-and who was saved
from that fashion of execution hy tho
outcry of tho resident, foregln cfllolals.
It would have been better bad
thi.se samo < Mol?is not interfered
with Moroccan Juatloo, for Mosfewl
oeforo he died undorwent lingering
torture compared with whloh cruci
fixion would have been merolful.
TUE AROH-MURDKR'B CHIMES.
Mesfewl was a cobbler and publie
letter writer. Associated with him
In his orlmcs was au old woman
seventy years of ?ge named Atom h.
Many girls of tho city disappeared in
the last days of April and tho parents
jf one young woman traocd her to tho
aobbler's shop. Annah was pub to
the torture and confessed.
She told that the girls, who carno
bo dictate letters, were treated to
[hugged wine aud then beheaded.
Twenty decapitated bodies were
found lu a deep pit under the shop
ind sixteen more in the garden.
Annan died under the torture and
Mesfewl confessed. By an anoient
Moorish custom he was condemned to
Ills crue)lixlon was set for May 2,
jut this form of punishment was
jlven up beeauso of thc foreign olam
jr, and it was anuounoed that Mes
fewi would be beheaded. His death
?y the Btlll moro awful process of luv
nurement shows that tho Moroccan
tubhorlties "blinded the eyes" of the'
Mesfewl was kept in tho Marakesoh
?all until outside attention was dull
id, aud then, on May 15, his torturo
Dally ho was led Into the market
place and whipped with switches of
me thorny acoacia. The cobbler waa
itrippcd to the waist, and while two
assistants held tito vlotlm's arms out
Wretched, the oily executioner laid
)u the spiked rods.
Ten strokes were given each day
ind eaoh stroke drew blood. Tho
lumber of strokes wai kopt down be
>au30 Mesfewl was an old mau and
.lie people of Marakesoh had no idea
>f letting him die too easily.
-MOST MERCIFUL GRUELTYl
After'eaoh Hogging tho oobbler's
)aok was tougueued and anointod
,v)io vinegar and oil, so that he might
ie Ut for tue next day's ordeal.
So the daily whippings wojt on,
md when it was been boat despite all
ure Mesfewl was falling Into cxnaus
non lt was decided to carry out the
lupreme sentence. This was ttiat he
)e waited up alive in the public
Tue currier who brlugs this news
rom MaiakcBCb to Tangier asserts
iiiat the order of execuilun before the
Sultan's ov/n signature, and the fact
.nattie su Uience waa carried emt in
ne great tquare or tee olty and in
uli vlow t f ttie populaOf. bh.wa that
ne ( til;>ala of M.ovke;c . knew the
,v?ful programme would uot be inter
Tue flay of execution was set for
1 mday, June ll, that being the
larakt sch market day. The news ol
he txeeutiou hau been aprtad and
?ie market place was thronged with
housanos of Murtojans, who squat
cd Ui the bli./... g ?u.illght and wak
cl for the Kham.j abo* to commence
A dealii by walling up alive had
ot been aeon In Maraite&cli for many
tuns, but there was tuose who told
Lhers tiidt victims had been known
onetimes to llvo for a whole week,
id ao the good ne/VJ spread, and the
rn pie h ri mi ; 11 their provisions and
ie oaravanaerle8 were crowded.
Tl 1E I.I-.IMO TOMB IS DUO.
Just outidue the Jul where Mesfawl
aa confined stands the ctilef b z MW
I has very thick walla and in ono of
ieee, facing tho market plaoe, two
asuus dug a hole six feet high, two
Lt wide and two feet deep. Mesfewl
ts very thin and these dlmensiona
ve tho (loomed man quito a free
ace and some little air, for just as
ti follow townsmen would not let
m slip away by too much Hogging,
they did not Intend to smother
m leo quickly.
About turee feet up two staples
th cha?na were lixtd In the back of
e recess in the wall aud two more
iples with chaina wore attached.
ie purpoho of these was to keep the
slim ertot so that he might not
ddlo down out of sight of the
Mesfewl bad not been told of lila
,o and when lie was brought o;*t of
! prison on Monday morning lie
night he was being led forth to lila
\s soon as no saw the cxpeotant
)UNands, however, and beard their
wis of bato be knew tnat his day
:1 come. Then ho saw tho hole dug
tho wall, and, being an old man,
knew what Mut meant. Ho had
:en ids whippings with fatalistic
tltudo, h( ping he might die under
s thorns, but when he was dragged
/ard tho upright tomb be struggl
with his jailers and screamed for
?oroaming ho was thru-it Into the
Bsa In tho thlok wall, and, icream
, ho was obained up. There he
i loft for a whllo, for there was
ity of Lime. Tho masons stood
le and the crowd struggled and
^bt to get in tho front rank,
Ting In derision at thc fcoreamln?
man and polting him with thc
htful tilth and oltal of tho market
,KY DBL1BBRATB BXEOUTIQNKUS,
'hen tito masons oame forward and
f deliberately laid on tho ilrso
raes of tho masonry. Tue stones
mortar rose to Mcsfewl's knees
thon the chief Jailor oamo for
ward and gave bim bread and water.
The magoos again stood aside and
again the crowds Jeered and bo-slab
bered the victim.
So it went OM, oourso by course,
?tone by stone, water aud bread, uutil
only Mesfewl's soreamlug head was
seen. The inst stones were thrust in
place and Mesfewl's living tomb was
But the crowd was not yet satisfied.
Mesfewl was not dead, and the throng
pressed forward and kept quiet to
hear the nu ni d Horeams for meroy
that carno out of the wall. Every
limo Mesfewl sorcamed the crowd
Night oamo, braziers wore lit, coffee
was made and still Mesfewl scream, jd
and the crowds yelled. Tuesday,
June 12 carno in, and the market
place was as crowded as over, and
Mesfewl was still soreamlug for
So it went on all day and all night.
Only Mesfewl's soreams were growing
fainter. When Wednesday broke
those close up to the wall reported
that the dead-alive was only moaninir.
Pipally the moaning stopped and the
crowd oursed Mesfewl for dying so
soon, and the delayed business of the
market was resinned.
So Hudj Mohammed Mesfewl ex
plated his orime.
The first n"ws of tho terrible off jn
ces of the oobbler of Marakeaoh o*me
In a Bprolal cable to the Now York
American April 20 It was reported
that 11 .H'j Mohammed Mesfowi was to
be cruoliied on Thursday, May 3, for
an extraordinary series of murders,
i Twenty-six corpses ot womon had
j been found under the cobbler's shop,
and ton lu his garden.
All of Mesfewl's victims were mu
tilated with dagger outs In order to
stimulate fanaticism, and lt was prov
ci they had boon murdered for monoy
-most of it in trilling sums.
Tho Koran provides crucifixion aa
the punishment for terrible crimes,
and though ?hat form of excoutlon
has not been used in Morccoo for a
generation, it wa? deolded that the
cobbler's orlmes deservod that classi
The next nows oamo in a oable of
May 2, saying the execution by cruci
fixion would not take place. Tho
rest of tho story and ita tragic de
nouomont is told In the present dis
KIDNAPPED A BOY
And Will Horro Twenty Vonrs in
Prison ror lt.
"Had I the disposition of this case,
I would summon a largo number of
mothers hero and turn you over to
their tender mercies, but as the law
fixes the penalty for orlmes like yours,
I can do nothing but commit you
without ball for tho aotlon of the
graud jury on tho obarge ot kidnap
Tnese words were addressed by
Magistrate Elsaubrown of Philadel
phia, Pa., to John Joseph Koan, ab
ductor of Freddie Muth, 7 year old
son of Uharles Muth, who with his
captive was discovered after a rdx-day
search, in a vacant house in Wost
Philadelphia. It is thu intontion of
the police department to railroad thc
prisoner to the penitentiary and im
mediately after the hearing Captain
of Deteotives Douaghy wont before
the grand jury with bia witnesses and
asked for an indictment.
Freddie Muth was brought to the
oourt room by his father. He was a
dlff rent boy from the child who was
found dirty and hungry In an unocou
pied house. H J was atttlred In a
neat, blue dannel sailor suit and a
pink rose was pinned to his lapel.
Mr. Muth said the child was none
tho worse for his experience. In
strong ojntrast was the appearonce of
thc abduotor. After a slee pless night
In his cell he was haggard and wan.
Ills eyes shifted nervously and his
whole frame trembled visibly. He
still seemed to fear bodily injury and
'?yed spectators bu.plclously The
police say ie pao d i.hc cell all nignt,
sol .bi og aiid m.>an!ng, his wife anr
chi dren being uppermost in his
When ho was pieced in the dook
Ksan nodded to Freddie Muth, who
sit beside bis father, and smiled.
Pointing to Kean, the little fellow
Hil l: "There he ls, papa, seo "
K'iau app ared to exert a strange in
fluence over the ohlld wno showed a
fee'iug akin to friendship for the
man. Kean made a statement deny
ing he had restrained the ohlld in
Miy way, but said on the contrary
Froddlo had opportunities to leave
rim several times. Ho said ho had
lot ill treated Iha boy and In this he
vas corroborated by the Muth ohlld.
The grand jury found a truo bill
tgalnst K >an and was given lmmo
Hate trial and oonvloted In less than
.n hour. Judge Sulzberger sentenced
lie prisoner to twenty years. From
he time of Kean's arrest until he was
H his way to thc penitentiary to be
in sentence less than twonty-four
icurs had elapsed.
Hon UtitH Father.
A dispatch from Wallalla says: Dr.
J. Thode was seriously cut
'rlday by his son, Fred Thode.
o is roportcd that tho trouble arose
bout which should uso a buggy,
.rter the cutting young Thode wont
If on tho 1 o'clock train but aftor
caching Belton ho returned and gave
Im.^.elf up and ls now In Jail. There
re soveral wounds hi tho nook, side
ad back of the elder Thode, but un
ss sumo complications arise they are
Dt looked upon as necessarily fatal.
oung Thode was at ono time a stu
mb at Fnrman University, and was
ie of the teacher students at tho
immer school now In progroes at
What lt Coat Him.
Twenty years ago Adam Spies, at
rat ttmo a prominent manufaoturor,
Co Reformed Mennonite Church of
erllng, 111,, bioiuse he could not bo
Christian and be heavily in debt.
ie reason for lils indebtedness was
io to the dostruotion of his immense
igon plant, and, owing to tho rule
tho o.mroh, he could not iusuro it.
ir twenty years ho struggled. Ho
lilt a plant in Clinton and later wont
Abingdon, Iii. At thc end of 20
ars he paid elf a debt of $50,000 and
day rrjolned tho church of his oarly
o. Ile ls now 70 years of ago.
K.VltB Of IM vol c..)
At Los Angeles W. F. Ketring shot
d probably fatally wouuood his di
rood wife and her niece, Miss Bessie
Day, at tho homo of the former
rly Thursday. Kairing had boon
?arated from lils wifo for two years
,st night in. asked her to roturn to
in. She refused and M Its O'Day
ippcd to tho telephone to call the
lice. Assho did so, Kotrlng thrust
ft tolcphono from hor hands and
>t both women.
ABOUT COTTON Bf ED.
Some Wondrrfu* UHCB to Which Thrj
Are BOIDK fat.
Tho recent meeting of the Oofcb*
Seed Oruo'Mue' association, at Atlant?
Qa., brought out some interesting
facts ID regard to tb? uaei of cotton
seed, both for domestio and export
purp 'sen. Governor Terrell, who wai
in early life a cotton grower, said
that he remembered well when colton
seed was burned to (ret. rid of lt, but
last year there were 4.600 OOO tons of
cotton ssod bought from the South
ern planters and the sum Of 176 ooo -
OOO was paid for them, thus coding
practically 26 per cent, to the value
in that way of the cotton crop. This
bas been brought about principally
through the cotton seed oil Indus*
Thero are probabilities of s ill fur-,
thor developments in the use of out
ion seed winch will increase the valuo
of that proiuot. Prof, J. H. don
nell, of Texas, in speaking of cotton
?oed meal aa human food made a
striking presentation of Its value foi
such uses. He gave a good lesion in
the shape of biscuits and oakes made
from a combinaron of ottos seed
meal and whoat flour. Tney wen
pronounced as delicate and tasty ai.
any product of the il.mr barrel by titi
memtiors ot the convention who wen
given an oppuitunlty to partaken
the food. Another use of the seed ii
thai for forUlizor in the shape c
Tho use of raw seed to enrloh t
land was pronounced a waste wh
the meal oan be used to much bett'
financial advantage. P,\ifessor Ot
noll said tbat within a short tim? ,
believod cotton seed o/uihers of t
South would be ab'.s lo announoe ?
aotual discovery of 4 600,000 tons
a now produot flt for humanoonsum
tlon, II* stated thal he had user. ,
cotton oil as a cooking fat In his home !
for six months, and tba? il waa equal
in all respects for cooking yurpoies to
the best lard. By an invention of
comparatively rooent times cotton oil
ls freed from the old impurities
which give lt a rank o ior. So-oalhd
olive oil wlnoh reaches Amerioa from
southern Europo earlies a largo por
oentage of cotton need oil. Cotton
seed meal is ui6d in making oom and
Hour mullins, bUoultw, pancakes, Rin
ger bread, together with oakes of all
kinds, and for various other similar
Any Uut Tatt.
A dispatch from Washington to
the Brooklyn Eagle says hereorud -
soenoe of William Jennings Bryan
has not boen lost upon President
Roosevelt. The president believes
that the Nabraskan ls oertaln to get
tho demooratio nomination for presi
dent in 1908, and he is of tho opinion
that thero is only one man in the re
publican party who oan boat Bryan,
provided there should be no pronounc
ed obange in the tempor of the public
between now and election time. The
Iri?TT'Yfh.Oj in the Judgment of Mr.
Roosevelt "sten?s-^beJiween Mr. Bry
an and the presidency! ll' Wi?M&m
Howard Taft, secretary of war.
Eleotrlo light wires aro dangerous
and the greatest caro should be exer
cised In their ereotion to see that they
an well put up. Ovor in August?,
Ga., one night last week Mr. J. E.
Carlton, a young man, stumbled into
two electric wires on the corner of
Cherry alley and Gardnor avenue. His
orles for assistanoo attracted tho at
tention of those who lived near by,
but all efforts to resuscitate him when
sraohed were in vain. The wires were
finally out and pushed out from under
the body and lt was removed to a mur
by house where he died.
Ort w I join.
The Danish nehooner Bortha was
sunk near South Goodwin lightship
Thursday as a result of a collidion
with the Dutch tank steamer Ameri
can, from Antwerp, to Now York.
Eight of the sobooner's crew were
drowned. Peter Norham, the cap
tain's son, was the only survivor.
The American sustained no damage
"CAN cattish fall from the clouds?"
ls a question propounded in a head
line by The State on behalf of the peo
ple of Aiken, who are considereably
divided over the question because of
thc finding of a cattish In Malu street
sn Saturday morning after a heavy
rain. Vv e do noi know about catfish,
DUt we remember on ono occasion
when we were a boy that hundreds of
nnall frogs appeared right after a
rain and it was said they had fallen
'rom the clouds. If frogs, why not
LAST year Secretary Root described ^
?he Penrose-Durham gang of Pennsyl
vania as "a corrupt and criminal com- ;
)ination masquerading as Republl- I
ans." . It is now said that President j
toosovelt has promised to make a few ,
pooches in Pensylvania In favor of I
cstorlng that "corrupt and criminal I
ombl nation" to power In that State*
Ve have come to the conclusion that
toose 'blt ls nothing moro than a
rand stand poser.
There are so many different kind* ,
f prepared food stuffs on the shelve*
f tho modern grooery, the? lt almost <
nema as if olty folka musk live out ot j
asteboard boxes, now thankful thc <
irmer should be thai he, day by day,
ote his living fresh from the earth "
hat bore lt. No better place to livo, c
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The man who is determined to do t
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Opportunity knocks at every man's ,
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