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"DO TH, OBHA.T LIBS '.TY, IS PI BK OOB SOULS AND M V K IC OUB L1VBS IN THY POSSESSION HAPPY OB OUB D1?ATHS GLORIOUS IN THY (MUSK,"
BENNETTSVILLE, S. C., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 190(3.
WHO WROTE IT?
An Incendiary Circular Pound on
Streets of Can/ ,11
ISSUM) BY Ni GI O S
(bently En?-aged the Oood People of
Camden and They Indulge In Some
Plain Talk. Reputed Au?
thora Deny Writ'
A letter from Camden to The Statt
says had the Russian "terrorists"
manifested their preaonoe in ou
midst today by the distribution of
revolutionary propaganda the sur ,
prise said Indignation would nob hava
exceeded shat which followed ?br
finding on the streets of a sedltiour
circular Wednesday naomi* g wilie!'
was oattenaibly the work of a bair
Boore ot Camden's most promiuen?
A gentleman walking on Broar
street came cn the Olaturbing doou
ment and upon noting Its incendian
ohar80ter turned lt ever to a friend
who in turn poated lt in his storr
window, lt read as follows:
"Private uotloc: Let every colored
man who gets thia notice and who lr
Interested In his rights mfet at Rev.
T. J. Williams'bouse on Sept 6\h av
8 p. m. Not lo ?g &go a letter wa
published praising the white peoph
and abusing our pe? pie. They ar?,
the same white people /ho not longei
than two years ago 03.H0I >omo of ou>
best men before them ai d ??LNO drove
some of our best boys /rem home
Wo havo some of the meanest whirr
people in the State who Inspired that
"We desire to collect monoy to de
fend the boys who had tho man hoot
to resent toe Inna1 . Come 1 ut. C m
mlttee. A W. Power, Walter Wil
liams, S B. Gardner. G v McLean,
Jr., O W. Gantcy, Isaix Kngllsn, E
H. Dlbblo, Evans Collina, Jaok Mc
Kaln. By order of Kev. T. J. WU
Hams, ROT. J off W. Boykin, Rev. J
EXCITED CROWDS GATHERED,
In a few minutes aftor tho oiroulai
was oxDosod to view crowds of excite
white men began to congregate 01
tho Btreots and it waa evident \ho\
something would have to be don?
vory Boon or trouble would follow.
Mayor Carrlson was advlBed of th?,
situation and In hun than half ar.
hour after tho oircular bad been dis
covered he bad the men whose namer,
appeared thereon before him In th?
oity attorney's (.nico.
An explanation v\as demanded anc
its sum and substance was a o> m
p?ete, ab6clute and unconditional
denial of any knowledge of or partici
pation In the prepara.ion of the olr
oular. They punctuated their ven
positive d?niai of complicity in th?
affair with feeling bfisur moos of big
regard for the white people of Cam
den, and finally frankly asserted tha
tho cronlar wss the work cf on
Charles Li vy, a colored man who ha
recently shown his antagonism to hh
Mr. Garrison talked to them ven
earnestly and poaitivoly, admoulsldrg
them that lt was essential for then
to get together and prove their Inno
oenoe if they would retain the respec
in which they were held hy the whit
citizens of Camden, lie remindct
them of the good feeing which hs*
heretofore prevailed between tb?
races in this city ai_d Impressed 01
them that thL waa a \< ry seriou
arraignment, stiikiig at th- ver\
heart of gc od feeling and cot il enc?
which only tboirowu earnest per?ona.
efforts oculd now completely dispel.
THEY DENT IT.
The oolored men hecm to bo deeplj
ohagrlned at the position lu whlc
they have been placid and indioati
their full determination to Kitt tin
matter to thc bottom and reveal thc
real culprit. Tho following state
mont has been given out by them:
We, uno unourtdgnod portions hav
lng seen in your paper dated pt
6th, an artiolo giving puhlloity to ?.
eiroular of an incendiar y nature np H.
which our names appear, respcotfull)
rt Quest that you print tho enolosec
resolutions, setting forth cur position
in the matter.
Whereas, our names arpear printer
upon a circular of an h llimmat >r>
and Incendiary nature ann the sam?
has been thrown upon the atree's,
thereby giving publicity to thc same,
and, whereas, this ha? beon done
against our kno wlodgo or o muent, wi
being totally Ignorant cf Its origin,
Resolved, That we regard this per
petration as a wilful and mallciouh
attempt by an enemy to put us ir;
disrepute with our whito friends
among whom wo live.
Second, that such Incendiary utter
ancos aro oondemned by IH and that
suoh aotion is not In keeping with
our Idea of aCJuntlng an grlovanoes or
d.nioultlcs, should any exist.
Third, that wo individually and
collectively pledgo ourselves to glv?
?di diligence to apprehension and cn
vlotion of tho perpetrators.
Fourth, that we solicit tho assist
aneo of the city courioil and our white
friends to help, at our expense, find
Fifth, that KO far aa our knowledg.
goes thore ls parf? ot harmony botweiu.
tho white and colored cit zjns of thin
community and therefore no cauHv
for any BUOb clandestine action on our
part as indicated by suoh a oircular.
E. II. Dibble. J B Taylor, A. W.
Powell, J. W. Hoykln, E Collins,
Walter Williams, T. .1 Williams, J
J. Me K tin, G. W. McLaln, Jr., S. B.
Garcnur, fl, C. Cantey, Isaac B. Eug
I.KVEY CllAK(llCI) WITH IT.
Charles Lsvoy, who is oharged with
tho authorship of tho circular, ls a
former oamdon negro man, who was
for a numbor of years engaged In
editing a paper In IUltlmoro, and In
eduoational work among his race. Ile
returned to Camden sometime ago
and sei ins not to have been hailed a>
a leader by the mon of his race at
boroo. A warrant has been Issued
for L vy.
A few months ago be published an
irtlole In Tho State in wblob be foor
erl the reen of bis rx oe In Ctmden
ondlug up with an app?al for whip
plug posts, and sirco tbat time there
has boon bad feeling between himself
and other colored mm of the town
R iv T J Williams replied to bim it?
Tie State and the rren whose name.)
appear on the clroular think that Us
appeaeacce ls a sohemo of L vy's tc
antagoi the white peopte against
them. While there bi no excitement
hore nov/ over the occurrcnoe worth
? peaking of, the olt'zjns feel that a
borough investigation ot the fcffih
should be instituted.
Sentiment ts divided among tin
vhho people a? to tho real author
ship of tho circular. Some think
Ghat the olroular ls genuine and that
he men whOBe names appear thereon
uo responsible for it, but most of the
?est olt. z ns of tho town are giving
Ihe men the benefit of tho do mt..
Thoy do no* behove bhab oolored mon
of their In tell .'genoa and butdnees
oromlnenco would ba In sympathy
?.-if.h snob a movement and thab if
*hey wbro they would hardly Jeopard
'za (heir sb; ntl bur In the community
In which they earn their daily bread
by allowing their names to appear o
an Incendiary pap^r.
FA i AL ?OjiD?UT.
/V V:imi/: Iiml.y HIIOO.H Horself With
a 8111? 1 Pistol.
At Greenville, S O., on Thursday
afternoon M.BS Luolle Haddon, a
beautiful young woman about 19 ycart;
af ano, daughter of Mts S .rah E
Haddon, who keeps a boarding house
m north Main street, mot death lu a
most shocking and trag'o manner ear
y this afternoon. She was shot
ihrough the heart by the accidental
hmharge of a pistol which cvidcntl)
"ell to the floor while sho was romov
ng several articles of olothlng from a
Miss Haddon had only a few min
?tes before returned fr.?m shopping
ind while out sho bought a bottle o
gasoline to olean a skirt. She went
to her room and a fow moments late;
tho report of a pistol was heard.
When memboiB of the family reached
tho ro m the young w >mai was lylnu
?n the door gasping for breath. Sue
No one was In the room when th:
accident ooourred. Tho bottle o?
gasolene was 0.1 the ll or near thf
body and a smoking revolver of 41
jallbre was near tho trunk, whlj .
?vas open and from whloh the uufor
t?nate girl had removed several gar
M U s Luolle was of the sunny dispc
iltlon and she was In her u vial he pp-,
humor. Tho ? plBtol .waa ? gift
to her two years ano and she always
kept lt in ber t u tk. T ure ls no?
the least gre und to supp rt a suioide
theory. The Haddens are well known
ind hightly respectable pasple ano
ive. In a very desirable section of the
Mrs. Haddon mother of Mils Luolle,
"!aB been a widow for a number of
ears. She surportcd herself by keep
ng boarders. The dead girl WAS a
?rival, help to her mother In running
A 1'iior Brand.
As a result of alleged slanderous
?tatcments uttered by Riv L. ll.
Compton, pastor of the Haywood
Street Holiness Ohm oh at Asheville,
N. O., Fannie F. Jeffers, known t<
he II illness r,ect as "grandma" Jeir
"rs, instituted suit in the buperlo
oourt demanding $2,000 damages fUJ
ho defendant. Tho litigants are both
hat the progress of tho law suit wid
be watohed with much Interest by the
J'dlncBS people In the city. According
to the clarks Ctrl JO of supeilor 00uri
the slanderous remarks couMisted o'
this statement tnao'e by Rev. L. M
Compton Ko one D. F. Muse and to
no Frank Hall: ' Grandma" Jt flers
(meaning the said plaintiff) was turn
sd out of tho Rt\ptlst ohuioh for ly
ing." These folks have a very poor
brand of holUnegs._
Ci ?ri Ended Lifo
At Chicago Miss Abayla Thorp, dis
appointed in lovo, Thursday tired a
buhot Into her head, killing herself
lu tho chloe whero she was employed
as a stenographer. A bundle of lot
^ers carrie I m xt to her heart and
written by George H. So itt, attorney
for the Illinois Humane Sooiety,
laused the Coroner to begin a fruitless
search fur the man. Scott, lt ls said,
almost collapsed when ho heard over
tho tolephono that she had killed
herself. M s* Thorr, lt ls said, visit
ed Scott at tho rill e of the sooiety
Ho ls divorced. Friends of the girl
understood she and Scott wero engag
ed to be married. O? one of tho let
ters was a penoll notation made per
haps only a short timo before death
by the girl. Sho had t-orawle.d:
"Judge net, that ye bo not
?WA;ked In Iii? Biol i>.
Master Teague Harris, tho twelve
year-old son of Mr. W. P. Harris o
Youngs township, Laurens equity,
unconsciously accomplished a remark
ably feat a fow nights ai,o. The
youth is * somnamubllst and at tw<
o'clock Wo^iKsday night tho entire
household of Mr. Hurls was aroused
by erics from thc boy who was found
perched cn th<; chimney top, twenty
feet above his sleeping apartment, ht.
hit Vin g climbed up through tht
(lue of the chimney from an open lire
rdaco In his room while asleep and 11
ladder was imo edlately scoured ano
tho lad was rc cued from his perilous
AHM AH 111 H led.
A d's atoh from Moultrie, Ga., says
John A. Johnston, a prominent far
mer of tho lower part of this emin by
and a formor oounty commissioner
wasasaaainated Thursday night whlb
sitting at his supper table surrounded
by his family. Ho was shot and In
stantly killed with a load of buckshot,
that book efldob In his head and brain
The ?hot was Urod through a hole
in the chimney.
V THnUHT \T BR Y KV
AND THOSE Uli! MO Oil AT 3 WHO
AGH1010 WITH HIM,
Jerome rooking Aid of Gold Demo
era'a and the Fepublioans in
District Attorney Wm. Travers Je
rome of Now York was tho central
Hgure <n tho o mferonoe ot up State
New York Dom orate caller! to meet
at Albany, N. Y , ou Wednesday t<
conni dor tim condition of the D .uno
oratio party in tho State of New
York It was doolarod by tho Bpou
sors of the conferenoo, leading among
Mhova was ex-Mayor Thomas M 0>
horne of Auburn, that Mr. Jerome
?as present merely as a speaker, not
ts a party to the conferenoo and tba'
Mm meeting was not in the Interes
if his eandldaov, or that of any other
m?n for the gc vernor.
Mr. Joromo mentioned no names In
bli address. He dealt with tho gen
oral purposes, goncnl condition and
possibilities of the- Democratic party.
?Ie deolarcd it M his understanding
Miat the onferonoo was in tho inter
'.H of no particular oandldaoy, leas?
of all "to dto?ato to or threaten thr
convention of our party soon to an
dambie at Bi. ff kio."
He took dtreot Issus with the opin
ion recently expressed by Gov Folk of
Missouri and nt hem though he named
"B, al leadership is nowhere ID
Ight," ?aid ho, "and what passes for
leadership seems to oonslst of demag
oglo denunciation of existing oondi
.Jo?o and the advancing of vague
.ehernes of soolalkmn and paternalism,
vhtoh aro essentially revolutionary in
"Wo are not 'on the threshold o'
io greatest political awsk nlng this
latlon baa ever known,' ma king 'the
beginning of a new age,' buv we are.
I behove, about to roturn to our senses
and to earnestly address ourselves to
the solution of the diudoult problem*
eonf routing us by the methods whloh
tho past bas shown to bo entirely ade
cjuate to moot the greatest emergen
"Oar eleotiona, where national po
litical parties aro Involved, havo be
come little more than ignoble scram
oles for ouioe, In whloh each Gindi
late deolares how good ho will be if
deoted to oflloe and vies with his op
ponent in claiming trust busting SDCI
iuti-o rporati n virtues, not firget
'log to emphasize how warmly his
heart boats for organizad labor.
1 In the midst o'' all this, 'the plait
people' go about their business, see
ing no real issues of present Interest
in dividing the national parties, they
s and Indifferent to each, ready and
free to ohoso when an Issue arise)
ohat Interests them,"
. The li public*? party, be continu
ed, had always been conservative, op
posed to change and innovation, until
today,, half oousolously lt voloes Its
oharaoter by declaring Itself to bo thc
party of the ''standpatter. "
"On the other hand, tho Democrat
ic party has been the party of the
L'beral. Oaly reoeutly, he said, had
efforts been made to drag the party
from the path of progress to that ol
"The men rosponslblo for the pres
ent demoralize oondltlon of the part)
maohlnery should bo driven out. Froo.
a groat vote getting organ'zulon,
choy have mado it simply a delegate
The Domooratio party, "disgracer'
and humiliated by years of misman
age mont, to give it no harsher uamo,"
would array themselves behind theil
party candidates if they aro men of
character, standing on a platform of
"And in that platform," he said,
"they want no crfz7 oolallsm nor
revolutionary paternalism. What they
want is men and not measures. They
have little faith In news laws while
there ls not honesty and capacity
enough iu public, servants to work the
Mayor KoUdoy, ol Hook Hil), on Cot
ton Fut uro Doalinjf,
Hon. John T. Itoddoy, mayor of
R ok Hill, has during his inoumbeuoy
of about one voar dono quito a lot hy
his Qrm dealing to break up lawless
noes in his jurisdiction. He was at
ono time a well known stock broker in
New York, and tho letters from his
linn wero published In tho prominent
papors of this State. In view of this
faot his stand in regard to cotton
"exchanges" and "buoket shops" Is
sn interesting one. Ho has beer,
asked to speak on this sn J '.ot at
diff?rent time*, and did so reoently
at the Tirzah oampalgn mooting. In
% lotter to a Hook Hill papor he says:
' The wrltor has visited many of thc
big gambling houses lu Now York;
>as played poker, faro, roulotte,
horso raoes and cotton futures, and
unhesltatlrgly dcolaros that ootton
futures. In hi? opinion, ls the lowest
down form of gambling known, or
that he has even seen or Indulged In,"
oto, ole. Further on ho says: "And
now I want to say to tho peopla of
Rick lilli that if the oity oouno'l will
iloonso this form of gambling, wolch,
in my estimation, is tho lowest form
in tx.stonco, thew tho oltv council
must not Impose tho line on the 'Iva
cents crap-shooter ann tho ten-oc.it?
.joker player. I oannot conscientiously
do it, and I will n'it. Tho o;uncll
tust try suoh oafos. If a man ls
cilo wed to take a ten or twenty thous
..nd dollar stako and bet lb on these
boards and a few ticks of a telogra
phlo instrument decides whother ho
wins or loses bia money, thon I can't
o 'uscicntlously impose a tine on s
negro for a few dioo tloking against
the ground for a llvooent stake, for
che poker phyer for a few oards tick
ing against a table cloth for a ten
cent stako. Ibero la no justioo nor
fairness In lt, and I do not need the.
position of mayor of tills olby or any
or her position enough to mako me do
AtMikalooso, Ark., in full view of
2 OOO pooplc a'.- the Jofforson 'Jounty
fair Thursday, Jerry Turnor, au ex
perlenced balloonist, fell 200 fo?t from
a nar&ohute and was Instantly killed.
Insists She Was the Murderer
of Her Own Betrothed.
AN INNOGAKT GIKL
Who May Oo to the Gallows father
Thao Involve the Mon That She
Loves More Than Her Own
Ufe. A Very Strange
Pretty little TSnama Stephauy, al
though ill-taught and unused to thc
ways of tho groat world beyond her
narrow lnvlronmont. sits in her oell
in tho Jail at Pottsville, Pa., a verit
Hy all tho rules by which detective'
ozperienoo has taught them to weigh
bho probabilities of guilt or innooer?oo,
lOinnm Stophany ls no murderess
Yet ovor and over again sho has rais
od her hand and declared tu thom:
"I tell you that I killed him-I
shot him with his own revo v ?r."
"What did you do with tho revol
ver after the shooting?"
"I threw it over the fence."
"You ought to know that J s me'
IPrizzell never had a revolver. Why
do you risk your neck by tolling suob
And then tho gin, hor bosom hcav
lng with agitation, would deolan
-\gain that it was she who had sho!
"Why did you do lt? Ho was your
lever. You ^ero to be married lu
bim." And then, lu a frenz/ of dread
of something which is tl e great u. vs
tery of this strargo oaso Blio would
"No one oise did ltl Oh, I did ltd
I did Ul It was au accident, but I.
?nd no one else, Killed James Friz
For weeks and weeks her Jailers
lave kepi a olose watch upon her in
the hope that somo unguarded act,
jomo ure mtrollable access of emotion
haring her long nlurhts in her dismal
jell-whloh overlooks the Jail yard In
which six Molly Mxgune terrorists of
the coal regions were hanged in a sin
<!e hour- would betray her and off :r
\ solution of the mystery.
But all tho enlightenment thoy
gained for their pains waa when om
night last week she rose from hor oot
And walked to the grated window and.
after gazing out into the Jail yard
with its grewBOmo mcmoi.".v.r, sens ;
"I wonder if they will hang mo?"
This remark, made at such an hour
when sho believed herself to be quite
.'lone, v/.uj Interpreted to be the ex
pression of one who, knowing herself
to bo really lunooont, wondered If ii
oould actually bo possible for the law
bo send tu the gallows a guiltless per
A? none of tho detectives engaged
upon the oasa had given oredence to
"confession," the scone just dcsorlbod
iee med to add foroe to their theory
ohat tho girl had taken the orime up
on herself in order to save tho real
Then whom could tho real crimina1,
be? Tnls ls still a mystery. Is ho a
ieoond lover who kept himself In tl e
background so effectually that not
ven his name is known, who har!
won her from Frizz d.? Sha is rad
to have made to a member of her fam
ily, who reported it to the pollox, ont
remark that hinted at such a condi
ilon of t ff .1rs.
"1 muso shield him, or ho will not
hut evor since hor. isrroBt upon her
own co cfo -.td on she hasuteadfastly de
nled oaring for any marx except the
one sho deolares Bhe shot If she in
shielding the real murderer, she ocr
bs inly ls doing it thoroughly.
There ls no doubt that, whatever
hor own part in the tragedy, Emma
Stephauy knows all about thc murder
of James BVzzcll.
Kirly in the day of July 4, thia
year, the body of this young man was
found In a Pottsville Btreot, ?hot
through tho heart. Before tho body
was removed a orowd gathered s bout
lt, One of these on lons peritcns was
Fmma Stephauy. Soo leaned ovor
the prostrate form, nba ken, agitated
"Do you reoogu;zo him?'' a polloe
man asked her.
"I do not know this man," hbo sob
bed, and walked away.
When the identity of tho dead man
?vas rovoalod to the polloe- that be
had latoly been tho accepted lover of
IC rima Stephany-??hoy Imoaodiatoly
went to the girl's bonn and u/iesMon*
ed her. Tho result showed nor to bf
either a murcie ross or a woman phe
nominally gifted with powers of sub
tle reasoning exerted with some mys
tericus obj'ob in view.
She sat in Bilanoo whllo her thor
ougbly alarmed mother declared that
ber daughter had retired at hor usual
hour-which was early -and had not
left hor room during all thc night ol
the murder. Tho older woman wept,
"Ho was stioha lino young man
i am sure iie would have mada a good
husband for my daughter."
"When you looked at tho body In
the street, why did you say that you
did not recognize lt?" domanded one.
of tho pohoomen of the girl.
"1 /ras frightened," siro murmured
Tho policeman lookod at her sharp
ly, setting a trap.
"Who ls this other man you have
been keeping oompany with latoly."
Tho shaft went Straight home.
"lt is falso," said tho girl, turning
pale. "I havo been keeping company
with no other man."
The police wero really nonplussed
They started to leavo the house.
Strangely enough, this seemed to
alarm the girl moro thau ever. Thoy
did not thon have any roal suspioion
that thero had boon rival lovers, so
they woro taken wholly by surprise
when F urna Stephauy suddenly rose
and said, in her mothor's prosonoe.
.'Take mo with you. I was not
kr*T* ita* njiyht. My mother thought
I wu, but, I WPM out Take me wltl
you. I jjllkd James Jr'zz di "
SUIHX?bINO TU IC UKAL 8LAAKU
The policemen were dumbfounded
Tbe pooXibother fell on hor daught
?r's nook/balf fainting
"How^ld you do itV" domaude<
"I t!hoi; him with his own rovo'vcr,'
sha Haid. ''It was an ao idont. Tak.
me wltb you; I will explain later."
Tbe crucera bad no alternative
They had to oar ry tbe girl efl to Jill
obargod by ber own confession witt
having hilled her lovor.
But she m da no further explana
Mon exoept to do doro that she hiv'
thrown ton revolver "ov >r the fence.'
She b^oajae the Sphit x of tho Potts
ville J Vi], whose pale face still Rives nc
answer tp those who try to real it.
In JalMhe girl's cunning In her of
forts to qhleld tho real murderer-ao
ording tb theacoApted police theory -
grow sharper. Knowing that any let
tor sba wroto would be opened and
i ead by tho author I Mes, sbo penned
and addressed to her mother a oom
fession that she really >a1 killen Fi ?
r>U. She had used F? zzUd's o wu re
volver, tthloh sho bad nldden lu bei
Bo qulok," she wrot ; "take Jamo*
revolvorand hide lt. Thoa put In lu
p'aco my father's rev dv?r. Wu n tbr
police BOAroh my room "ho? will tim
it, aud this will ocr me."
This was nob v.iry good loglo, but il
iel ped confuse thc authorities. Th?
letter Was never deliverod to th
mother, The poiloo searohod tb.
girl's room-and found no revolver o
T.iey also searched tho vicinity o
ibo murder, where there was a boarc
fence inoioglrg a vr.oa.nt lot. Thoi
searched every inoh of ground beyoiu
?he fence, but fouud no revoiv3r.
At length they learned on goo<
authority that Fr;zzjll. a most peace
ibly i;i.dined young man, bad nove
jarrlod a revolver.
All these circumstances strengthen
od the growing theory in tho minds o
oolloo and detectives that thotflrl wa
Innocent of all exoopt knowledge u
jhe crlm* ; that she had.somo po wer fi
notlve for shielding the real mu?
But hero they lost tho trail, whio!
?hoy not yot been able to reoovei
They wore un?hie to find any one wh
iiad seen or heard of E oma Stephan
In .oomoany with any man exoep
James [Frizz ll.
They had to work upon only tb
frauoewoik of a mysterious romane
.dealing with a strange man, living
perhaps, in a neighboring city, wh
"ooislorially met Emma S'xplnn
leorotjj; that it was bim she roall
loved;/mat she still ''kept company
with ./ames Frizz di for the sake of a]
peararccs and to satisfy her parent!
who vtishod her to marry him; thato
tho n ght of tho tragedy, nob oxpeo
lu . i "i myterious lover, sho ha
walk id out with Frizell; that tl
stranger, Unding thom together, flo
Into a rage, shot his rival dead ar
Hid the city.
A DOOTOK A KKW DOORS AWAY.
As lt was on the eve of Iudopon
ance Diy, with oraokers of all slz
exploding in all directions, tho ropo
of the bhot that killed Frizz ill w
aot distinguished from numon
similar explosions. The shooting c
ouring lu a street little freqiuute
che body of tho murdered man w
not discovered un oil the next mot
There is still another reason tn d
nollevlng IOnma Stopnany's ' eonfi
?iou." Sho dec'ared that she h
shot Fr /.?di by aoo.dont. li this h
been true, and she loved him, a
h'm only, won d sho not imme'uati
nave bought assistance in order ti
his lifo might bo saved, if possible
In the same block, only a few doc
away-as Emma Stephan? must ha
known-lived tho most famous si
fenn In that p?rt of tho Seato.
?ve minutes sho oould have had h
on the bpot, for ho was at homo
I', as tho authorities su- peot, Pl
z di was shot to death by his mystc
our rival, who was tho man rea
loved by thlB Btranuo girl, lt ls n
ural to suppose that her first impi:
would be to bave the slayer. To c
a doctor, to raiso an alarm would h
been fatal to this obj. ct.
Tnereforo Vi zr/, si i s body was 1
lying in that obture atreoV at ci d
lng the half ck/, i h..u s t' .at lui
voned bsfore Hs diftooverj tom
lerer was ault to elf c.- hla.seIf.
the police argue.
In the gray sadn \s of the morn
the girl could not resist tho Imp.
so oom mon to these wno have gu
knowledge of such ortmc to creep h
to the scene of lt; and there she so
ed, bondir g over tho dead body,
'ree pale aud drawn, her eyes star!
?lmost the only weakness In her wi
r ne of conduct, when sho sobbed
huskily: "I do not know t lia ir;an,
Ever since her arrest E oma S ti
any's manner has boon Sp'il x
except for her confession that s'u?
tho murderess. Even tlntoorfm
admitting that lt is ffclve, adds J
somhlanoo to tho Egyptian embloi
mystery, for it Is tho most ht ffl ng
oumstanoe with whloh tho cleteot
havo to doab
"1 Wonder if they Will hang rr
she asks of horsolf.
"li I do not shield him, he will
marry me," sho is reportod to I
Will she go to tho gallows ra
than involvo the man sho lovely
ono who has studied her venturi
nay-abe is suoh a strange girl,
Simple Care toi N/ur?i?i*.
lloro is a aimplo method of ot
faolal neuralgia: If tho neuralgia
the right side of the face thc left 1
shoul. ' bo plaocd In a basin of wat
hot as can bo borne. Or If nour
ia in the left side of the face thci
right hand should bo placed in th
water. It ls asserted that in this
relief may be obtained in less
five minutos. The explanation is
tho two nerves whloh have the ?
est number of taotlle norvo on
aro tho fifth and tho modian ii
As the fibres of these two nerves
any Impulso oonvcyed to tho left
will affect tho right side of tho
or lt applied to tue right hand w
fee!; the left aldo of the faoo. T
? on account of the orosaing of tho <
THE ?.VTTL? TIGE
UA1J8KS ii ICM AT LOSS TO Til 13
rairy Cattle Not 80 Budly / ffeoted
But There ii Much Toss
There. Pome Faots
Government experta recently sent
out to investigate the ravages of oat*
tie tick ropnrb that below tbe quaran
tine bhere are something ever 15,000
OOO oattlo, tho tutal farm value of
whloh ls ?Wen by tho last oeoetlS at.
usarly $183 OOO ooo. The dairy oat
tl" ar? credited with a value of about
$58.060 OOO a d the other oattle witt,
over $124 ono OOO From observation
and experience lt ia estimated that a
shrinkage in value of 20 per cent ir
oattle other than dairy cattle is dui
directly to tho effeots of the tlok. Ir.
round numbers tlilH would m mn a loss
of $25,030 OOO for boef oattle.
The dairy oattlo being better care '
for aud to a laTg-i extent confined lr
'.ot s whero tho tlok do not 11 JU vi sh 07
?von exist, suttor loss dam\go. How
VSr, oontwd r.tbl* daradge ls export
'mood In a groat many Insta." ov*, ea
oolally in th" o untry, bro tuse of tbf
'xtra feed rcqu md and t'10 s'irink
\go in th? ?.??? of milk oiuaed b/ tio/
infcation. Iv IB b lloved that an esti
mate of ? vo por oent of the total v .1
io of tho dalry oaUle lu not over
ihargiog the tlok T ls moans au an
nual loss of nearly $3 000 000 for dair>
sat tlc Tho total depreciation o
?outtiorn oattle on sooount of tho tlok
would be $28 000 000
Tuo loss from exposure In the south
irn states is partially duo to t'io ne
gllgeno.i of the peoplo in regard ti
their oattle. Seldom is auy nt cv sion
made for shelter or any additions
feed. The ex jessi vo loss from exp?
nure aud disease in the tick-infested
states must bc a.oribed to the tlok
Tue loss in the states with the mos',
equable o'i m atoa is greatest because
tlok aotlvely is greatest there and Un
dek season is the longer.
Tlie total number of oattlo that
died in tho tlok*Infested district dur
ing the year ending March 31, UK.5
was about 1,250,003, d**tti being du
largely to exposure This los-; ooostl
tuteB nearly 50 per oent of tho total
loss Buffered by tho wholo cuntr?
and yet tho tlok-infsstcd states con
tain barely 25 per cont ot the. oouut
cattle. Tue average v\lue of thea1
southern oattle, both milk and beef
breeds, may be put at 912, aocording
to thc bureau of statistics; therefore
ho total annual loss from death ir
tho tlok-infested states amouutod to
$16,000,000. Tho average death rate
in quarantined states being nearly
three times as great as that in the
tlok free states, it is not unfair to as
sume that two thirds of this loss by
death ls directly attributable to tht I
tlok, that is, 10,000,000.
The average valuo of southern oct .
tie is $7 below that of northern oattle
In the state of Arkansas beef oatth
are given a farm valu J of $7 50 per
head. The oattle of Iowa are value
at $10.42-almost tbroo times as
muoh. If 12,000.000 o Attie of better
blood could take the plaoe of 12,000,
000 acrups, the valuation of southern
cat'le wcu ? be at out $84 000,000 more
.han it la today. Tho southern state;
with tho tick gone, wouli s on doubl
md cv.'.n treb.o olio number ot oau
tie In thc northern sta.es
O ie of the gr at^Bt hench s that
would follow tuo eradication of th*
oattle tick wm'.d be the Increased
fertility of tho BOil that, would result
from a gr;ato?t.lo iudust y in t'o
Uth. Instead of exporting as nov
b . foreign ccu ?trles-over 1,000,000
U00 pjunds of oo tm seed anal yea .
ly, which if co1!verted Into t e f w- ul
oring from $0,000.000 to $10,000,000!
more than ls received fir lt from
abroad, lt could be fed to oattle, and
thus would bc kept at home the enor
mous amount of fertilizer of which
tho farms are now robbed, besides sc
ouring the $10.000,000 extra value for
the ilnlshed product. The fertilizer
saved to the lands of the south would
represent $10,000,000 In direot value.
It is hello vc i that, all told, the
south loses annually between $100,
000,000 and $200,000,000 through the
ravages of tho lick.
Can sod A How.
Col. lloraos Wolca, of Jefferson,
Texas, who traveled 2.000 miles to at
tend the reunion of the Fourth Ohio
volunteer regiment, at Columbus.
Ohio nearly oroatod a riot at thc
Memorial hall, Wednesday afternoon
by waving a Confederate dig in the
faoo of tlie fifty union vetcians pres
ent. Sumo troatod the matter J.loose
ly, bub scmo shouted "shoot him,''
' tire on tue Usg," as thc emblem ol
the oauso they had fought against
Haltered boforo their oyes. Whelor,
ll splayed thc d ig after he had pre
sented resolutions adopted by Gen.
?lok Taylor Camp, Ualtod Gonfoder
atc V'.-.torana of J ; (larson, Texas, ex
pressing friendship for the northorn
veterans and asking them to visit
Texas. No aotion was taken on thc
Sixteen of the sooa'dod Christian
Filipinos who were dealing in Man
laya slaves in Davao district of Min
danao, Pnillpplne is lands, havo been
slain by thc avenging rotativos of thc
women and o h 11 d r e n auden.
Details of thc tragedy havo bren
reoolyad hero, leight Mmdayas en
tored an isolated building occupied
by the slave trsnlekors. killing them
all. Tho house and all ita contents
?vere doatroyod by tire. Slave baiting
ls oarrled on hy Filipinos along the
oastorn coast of Mindanao, and until
the oraoUoi shall have been broken
up by tho authorities it ls oxpeotod
reprisals of tho cbaraotor described
The Qnding of the bodies < f Nellie
D.eboldt, aged 17, and Harry Kally, a
giana worker, aged 36, In liuokeje
lake, Newark, Ohio raveala a myster
ious tragedy. The couple went.to tho
lako Monday for labor lay holiday.
That if as the last soon of them alive.
There were evidences of a struggle
proceeding tho tragedy. It ts thought
that In the struggle both were thrown
from the boat and drowned.
A R*AL H\D STORY.
Wllo ??ported stitt Hie Ha limul Ito
turnod to Colutub a Alone.
The Columbia lt oord sa;a Mr?.
S lic.uiy Sa b .w'i, who was to have
J teed her husband, George Sabbagab,
hore two months ago, and of who*
cany troubles lu toe attempt Tje
Kjcord has told from time te.
.ime, ht? been finally deported, af
tor g Hing as for as New York, lt
was suspeo cd lu F anoo, whence sb*
started ou the accord stage of bei
leim J urncy from Syria to Columbi?,
that ano was suffering with tracion:a,
a disease of the eye peculiar to Syr I
ans. but soo was *lvim tho ten. ll j o
che douot mi a' o ni &o pr;ovil on
a r way to N JW Y .rx T.ieru lt tv?
found that, a;.o wai i.utforlLg .vi; h tts
ohoma in aocor?ance with tba cu ton
.f trie Immigra 1>Q djpjutmouo she
.'a? . r ercd deponed.
S b .airah, ho<vtvj'-c.f . r rx uuatlni
every eff >rt hore aui exp noiug mon
..nan 8400 from his siviugi, hal gout
io No? York, personally to. do wha
he might. Tar u?h tm Syrian bia
hop la New York ne tto'< up tho o??j
*lth the hlguer t ttlnils ut tm E 1
island imuilgratieu null JP. WU re
ds.wlfe. with her two-year -1 oh!)ti,
was detained, sud the matter fi .al!y
OHnie up to Seorotary M.tc i\ ot the
Irpartmontof cirjQm-.roo and labor In
Washington. Tao best thay the S io
retary oou'.d do was to advise Saub*
gah to scud hlB wife back to France or
Syria and havj her try again, If st?
oould bo cured of trachoma. ?lo refu
ltd to break tho departmental preced
ent and r; sc ad tho order of d?porta
ion. Tu?t was final.
Sabbagaii took a last farewell of
his wife and bab*, supplied ber with
,*ll the mo icy neaud his friends herc
could raise, and urged her to return
,o Marselles and tnere pu<i herself un
ter the oare of specialist', io tho hope
?hat she mav be cu*od of the disease
ind bo permitted a'tar all to realize
jhelr dreams and rejoin him la (J.J
lumbla. T JO goodbyes had to be sale
uhrough the iroa hara that divide thc
visitors roum of thc station from tho
great peus under the sheds where BUS*
peobed Immigrants are detainee!.
Sibbagah has roi urned to Columbia
md begun to work and plan harder
than ever that he may replace the
n'.MOY lost in the present vain eff m
Mid save up more agrln*tthe reunion
vhlo'i he confidently expects within
\ few m nins. Toe childs eyns were
vu d, and he might have brought
lt with him but would not deprive the
pjor mother of its comfort.
?'X 'iD AT T?M CENTS.
Cotton Growers Advised Not to nm
Under That Price,
A dispatch from Hot Springs, Ark.,
sayH the executive oommlttee of t u
.Southern Gatton A?S*?p'atiOiU late tbb
iiternoon rcoomme did io Us mern
oers and cotton growers of the Sou:i.
..hat no ctton b? s dd during ibo pr<is
ant season a lei* than Da us pei
pound. In a rr-elution adoptod by th>.
.ommtttee lt ii s'a'ed that thc
(,rop is In a it&to o! deterioration, ant1
for that roason no estimate of the orop
was made. The resolution states, how
ever, that the committee ia latiBflod
that the crop will not be as large as
he current estimate. The plaoing of
tho minimum price at ten cants wa>
n th ; nature of a victory for the ojn
,orva ive . lemont of tim association.
The re olutlon adopted by the oom
nlttee, whte i lo in the shapo of ai
id dress io ho publlo, follows:
'Inasmuch as we, the cotton grow
ers of t;?e South, know there has boer
<reat dotmior.iti >n in the cotton oroj
Unce August 15, and,
"Whereas the consensus of oplnlor
of the membets of this committoo I
that tho deteriora; lon IB still goln^ o I,
we deem lt uowise to make an esti
mate of the cop at tim tl Tao. Wa .
satlfidd tho crop will not be ai la'gi
as the cur ent, estimate.
"We, therefor*', sug.oiv. and urgr
upon all our m such rs ni pro luo-.:ri.
throughout the South not to sell theil
ootton at a fijuo b s t.iau th3 003".
"We call upon all iou tb m later
esta to aid In muSntalu ng for all tim?
this price asa minimini. Wo u*g*
?he necessity of marketing tho oroj
?.lowly and only cn aa at1.v.nclnj
market, a?.d withdraw all cotton frc rx
the market at evory decline."
Tue commltteo r^ok up t'-o ch?rg?i
against Secretary H shard C^eithtm
of dealing in futures sv'ol?e an i til i o
of the Association. After a splrltef
lehat's in whloh J A. Briwn, of
North Carolina, loi t? e epp sidon,
the oom mil toe decided to ii J Into exo
outive sessions to conal 1er tho charg
er The oo nmlttoo * x neratod Cheat
.am. Mr. lira vu tiien left the room
In whloh the committee were meeting
and announocd that ho had refused ti
lit in rxcoutlve session on tho matter.
Mr. Brown hes .cahitained through
out tho sessions that they should be
opon and not executive.
Mirny <>o ODO Troo,
A tree bcarlnyr twenty-three dis
tinct varieties of fruit and nuts 1*
growing on the farm of Thoa. Glaze,
in Henton ommty, Just eo-oss thc
Willamette Uiver from Albany, O eg
It ls healthy and flourishing. Mr.
Glaze undertook to grow tho tree ac
HU experiment, and by Judiolouo
g rt f. lng, liHS ?uoccedod in producing
a marvel. Ito secured all the kind
of peaohes, plums, and prunra that
he could and grafted thom onto thc
trunk of a healthy growing apple
trco. All the grafts aro growing and
hearing. Then, as a further export
meut, he grafted an almond brauch
m the Hame troo, and lt also is grow
Atti nipted Hutoldo.
At Westchester, Pa., Just bofore
being hanged Thursday for the mur
der of Marie and John Demoea, chil
dren whom he had kidnapped, Hooar
do Forto attempted suicido. Ho slash
ed his wrists with tin tags from to
b?ceo p .uohes. Tho Jailor seized hhr.
and held him while a dootor bandnvr
od his wrists. Ho was then taken to
the gallows and hange:!. Tho erl ra?
for whloh Forto wa? rx,oitod wa?
committed at Ho wellsville and at tin
timo feeling ran so high egainit tin
murderor that lt was nroass&ry tt
spirit him to th?, cou i ty J ill to pu*
BRYAN AT HOME
He Is Welcomed by Republicans
as Well as Democrats on
Ti* Gnat CoirmW* N:lRbbor* W*I
c I'M Him Back lo lila H?>HJ.\ Tba
R pjb?can 0 ?v.nior Makes an
Addre a and Extends a
J yful Wileen};.
Willi ito J innings liryan reached
. ls homo at L uoum, Nebsaaka, on
W >clnisday night and tho "H mae
IT lkj ' would woloomed him with
vary ovidonoe of approval and satis*
'action, lt waa a neighborly weloomo,
A-inii?d as suoti, and carried out as
L uooln has more lUpublloaus than
D itnoorats, but to night thoro was no
lae of partisan division, and the wei?
Drue ex londod to both Mr. and Mrs.
Bryan was a joyful ono.
Tue oity WAS handsomely decorated
for the homeoimlng, the fronts of
outness houcei being a mass of flags
ind bunting Tue non-partisan nature
if the roo :ption was eniphazt? in
ivory way possible.
Tue Bryan train arrived shortly
if ter ll/ao'olook. Tnore was a roar
it welo imo as Mr. Bryan appeared on
lu the party, aside from Mr. and
VT rn. Bryan and their daughter
draco, was the Lincoln delegation,
which taft her ten days ago to mest at
Niw Y uk, and which Mr. Bryan ao
lompaulos on its homeward trip, to
gether with a fow of the Nebraskan
De inooratlo miyors.
Sho ving no Hign of fatigue, bowing .
right and left, with an occasional word
,o an old acq lalntanoe, Mi. Bryan
walked to a carriage.
Seated with him were Governor
tf'okciy, M,tyor Bro iva and John E.
M He*, president of the Lincoln Ojm
A seoond carriage had Mrs. Bryan,
Mrs. W. D Waioh, Mrs. J. E Miller
md Mayor D Ullman, o' Omaha. Then
tn turn, followed o.irriages containing
members of the Bioop Uon Committee.
There was a proton ci us mounted
escort, headed by Captain Ohas. Cos?
grave, policemen ou horsobaok, fra
ternal organizations and individual
marchers, thc whole preceded by six
Along the route Mr. Bryan was re
solved with o I'dlality and enthusiasm)
The party traversed turco of tho
oriuolpAl bu du 138 streets lined with
j leering orowl*, and thea proeeadad
VJ tho homo of ? naries W. Bryan,
vhere M.-. Bryin had dum u- and rest
id >'or a time prior to going to the ox
olses and reooptlon.
Two hours before th*? tine for the
xeroises at the Capitol grcu il j 35,
OOO persons struggi d t r mints of
vantage around the spsikers' s and.
Mr. Bryan wa? escoro JU to tuo stand
ey G v. Mlokoy from hil pr:Vito ctn >o
in the State house. I i a orief spaeoa
of welcome Mayor Bro ta sd t:
"Bet?re introdu :lr g G v ?mor Mick
ey, who will ex ed tia gusting of
'.he State, Mr B.*/ai, X, ai M^yor,
velo'imo you bom ; no*? as a states
nan, not as a Dioaoor&% h it as that
ifa-oittous all, our bi cvodndg door."
G .verco; M o :ey soox* cf tho
\ 'adc nlng of the publlo ojadCleiiOt) to
Mr. Bryan rispan b; Ra/log that in
ds tr?v.'.U hehxd loimid that the
\raolo Unguag: oon'.alnid COO word
uean'ng camel, at d ?nao ?tuco return
og to t ie U iltdd S at M he had wish
d that tho Anori . n language con*
ained ai man/ w ri i meaulng. "I
haukyiu. ' He <ejnMJ tue happi
Ht part of th .. 1 n^ j mrney was the
lomvvoom'ng, aiiu lieu went into a
renoral-debcript'cn of hil trawls.
F jil iv? lng his speco.i a reseptlm
oj? plaoi in the Capitol. Mc. Iky t i
1.1 j:ik hi i li with tho thousands who
lazied before him.
T 1?re was a brilliant display of Uro
t irk i for an hour on the State Hiuse
A dispatch from Prosperity to the
Mows and Curler says that towu waa
..brown into a fever of oxoltemaab late
Peursday evoning by tim raporo tnab
au enraged father had asjaalbad, and
seriously or painfully hart, the would
be gallant of his dfrjion-yoar-oid daunia
.er It enema that a man naruod
O'Bryan, a travelling phonographer,
elalmlng to be frcm Indiana, had
baea boarding In tho hon? of the
young lady and had bien paying her
some attentions. As soon as the pa
rents loamed of this, lt ls said, that
they forbade him the hou?o. A short)
timi ano O Bryan wont to an adjoin
ing town, about twenty miles away,
t? engage in his regular work. Ho
o.\mo back onoo or twlco, it ls said,
and trsed to Bee the young lady. Tho
vlgllanoi of her father prevented
this. Oi Monday the young lady
started to school, and on Wediosd%y
O Bryan appeared o.i tho scene onos
moro and attempted to see her at
?ohool, which was denied him. At re
oess ho forojd himself Into the build
lug, but was ordered off the promises
by the superintendent, lt ls said he
'ay in waiting, trying to speak to her,
but f Ailing la this, ho si cased od in
gctth g a note to her, asking her to
meet him at tho evening train, as ll
would in all probability be her last
opportunity to seo him. The irate
father had hunted him all tho aftoi
noon and was on hand at the tralr,
upon O,Bryan appearing he at onoo
attacked him beating him ovor the
hoad and shoulders with a oano. The
to wn marshall appeared on the soeno
and took the now fully arc med father
In hand, hut not before ho had ff? o
tlvrly boot'd O Bryan the longth of
the oonv?, into willoh ho soramblod
K Uciu ey ru un nu ig,
As. Tro?, Aa, on last Saturday
( Newton Graves, a oarpontir, and h a
:.wo sona, John and Bvo m Gratos,
were killed by llgh&aiag wm'? At
work on a house.