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The Marlboro' Democra
"DO THOU, C? H IO AT LI DEUT Y, INSPIRE OUH SOULS AND MAKE OUR LIVES IN THY POSSESSION HAPPY OH OUR DEATHS GLORIOUS IN THY CAUSE."
I i E N N ETTS VILLE, S. C., FRI D AY , AUGUST 9, 10O7.
WORK OF FIEND.
* Another Girl Victim is Found in
An Hight Yeal' Old Child Assaulted
and Slain-Police liol ie ve a Mau lac
ls Roaming (lie City, Possessed of
An Impulse (?> Kill Wollten and
Children-Several Women Have
B Tho OXCltomcnt caused in New
~York city hy tho rocen I atrocious
crimes against women and children
was greatly Increased Thursday hy
the discovery of the body of an olght
year-old girl in a cellar ol' an East
Side tenement. The child had boen
^assaulted and then murdered, marks
on lue th ron I indicating that perhaps
tue little one bad been strangled.
Tho suspicion (hat the child was
choked to (loath, taken in connection
with tlie murder of Sophie Kohrer
and ol' au unidentilled woman by
Strangulation, leads the police lo be
lieve that Ibero is a maniac al larne
lu the city who is possessed of ?ni in
sane Impulse to kill women and chil
dren by thc? same method.
The body was lying on a si ra wher
ry crate, where ii apparently had
been placed several day, ugo, ?iud its
condition revealed the frightful treat
ment to which the child bad been
The girl's body was stumbled upon
by a woman who visited tho basement
of tho house al 203 Kl rsl avenu?'. It
lay upon a berry craie with seeming
ly no effort al concealment.
"You can say for mo," Coroner
Il ur berger declared, "thal tho crimes
in Uerlin. of which the newspapers
have told have not been one thous
andth pint .is had as the murder of
this little girl."
At the colonel's direction (luciano
Rlppolano, whose cobbler shop ad
joins tin; girl's home, was arrested
and asked to explain his absence
from his shop on last Friday. Ile es
tablished the fad (bat he had spent
the day al Bristol, Conn.
Tho girl ls said to hnvo frequented
Itippolano's place ?uni ?1 search
brough! to light a man's shirl which
whore red stains.
The collider was arrained and re
manded to tho coroner. Giuseppe
B?fnnto, Rippohindo's partner, was
questioned, bul threw little light on
the case and wa? nol detained.
Tlie pol leo nlso hogan a soarch for
a woman who is said lo formerly
roomed at the Pi'ilsclllOl' house, hut
who left Hiere after a quarrel and
lOO'n '.'V? Ul tllQ llCJISS V'.'.'Jl'e tlie
girl's body was found.
When the news of the finding ol'
tho little one's body spread through
tho neighborhood excitement rose to
such a pitch that the removal ot' tho
body and the arrest ol' Rippolnno
caused almost a riot.
Many thousands ol' persons were in
the nearby street when the wagon
from the morgue arrived. At sight
ol' Hie covered body the crowd vented
its grief and rage in a babel of ton
gues. Tho police wen> compelled to
use force lo gel through tin' street.
Soon afterwards the arrest ol' the
cobbler became known ?ind tho crowd
charged the prisoner's shop- Itippo
lano bad boon solely removed to the
Station House, bul his shop windows
were smashed and only the determin
ed front ol' ihe police reserves who
clubbed right and left, prevented
.lohn Kusmicho the Russian watch
man under arrest ?is a suspicious per
son ami who is said lo have been
seen in the company "f the gill
whose body was lound in ihe areaway
on Kast Ninetieth street, was remand
ed without bail until Saturday. No
clue l< i bo murder lil Tw Olli y second
street was secured .
Lalor il wiis decided lo hold Ro
fanlo for examination. Dora Mess
uer. who is said to have hern seen
in the company ol ihe cobbler, was
arrested ns a w it ness.
^ .NORTH SKA Tl!AGKIHKS.
Schooner Wrecked ?ind British and
Th,- st ea ii i <u Manuka from Ansi ral
ht, Willi news ol' lighting 111 the New
Hebrides, bas re;u bed Victoria. B.
C. lo an encounter between Ile
brides blacks and a punitive exped?
.Hon lauded from the British cruiser
Cambridge, i<> avenge Hie murder of
?i European t ruder, t he blacks killed
one bluejacket ol' the Imidin? party
?vbd wounded snot lier hluejacket.
Tlie news was brough! I'roiii the
('?Moline group thai the HadllU
schooner Charles and Killi rounder* tl
in a hurricane, ('aol. Warner and :
ol' hi;; crew w ere dl'oW ned.
Iv F, RS 11 AW Ki: FI I \S IH S BEN'S A11\
Slate Board of Canvassers incide
Thal it Woo.
Tin Slate board Of canvassers nu
aiilmVnist.v dticided Thursday th? ai? |
peal in tlie Kershaw dispensary el pe
lion in favor '?I' dispensary. Und
ing Hun ihi' election, was illegal on
account of Irregularities;
This reverses Hie Unding 'd' the
county bonni, which lound Ililli pro
bibil ion had carried b> 8 I votes, and
il keeps the dispensaries open. The
prohhlHoulsts will lake Hie ?ase to
the Supreme Court on certiorari.
CHA SI NH CHA I IS.
IJ^osse Aller Two Who Attempted
A special rrohi Athens, (hi., ?sys a
pot ; e is. pU'rt nih? 1 wu negro men who
entered Ihe room of IWo vonni; wo
"".,, ;;, adonis o? i he slimmer normal
m.hoOt, al Candler Hall ard attempt
ed criminal assault. Tho girls
screamed so loudly t hat I he men w ere
TRAIN RAN AWAY
Crashing Into Another Creight Kill
l our Persons.
Ai AI ch Ison, kansas, Missouri Pa
elfie freight train ran away down
Shannon Hill Wednesday morning
aud struck tho rear end of anoihoi
frol?hl Btnndiag oa the tra? k. lunn
l)nrHOn8 wore killed and two Injured
Throe of ibo killoe! wore heating then
A Woman Kills Herself and So
Does a Man
Who Know tho Woman Well ami
Wrns Summoned ns a Witness nt
Amos lt. Ruin haugh, of Washing
ton, p. c.. a close friend of Miss
Laura .Matthews, the young woman
who committed suicide nour Broad -
moor, Colorado, Sunday night, added
liorrow and mystery to the gruesome
case by shooting himself through
tho head Wednesday, in tho same
manner adopted by Miss Matthews.
Rum haugh committed tho not in
his room at the Alla Vista Hotel,
'ino hour when the fatal shot was
tired is no! known ns it was imf
heard by any ono in (he hotel mid
tho deed was discovered only when
0 ill CO rs wenl to his room lo ascertain
! why ho had not responded to the
subpoena to attend tho coroner's in
quest over Miss Matthew's body on
When tho olllcers appeared at the
hoi id II bell hoy was sen! to lt lim
baugh's room lo seo what was the
maller. The boy found the door
locked and could get no response.
The olllcers forced Die door open and
Ihme on ibo bod Ilumbnugh was re
clining, his brains oozing out onto
the Moor. A hasty examinai ton show
ed that tho man was still alive, and
ho w;is taken to a hospital, but ai a
late hour tho attending physicians
say he cannot recover.
Thal tho ael cd' llumliaugh was (he
direct result td' tho (loath ol' Miss
Matthews is not doubted by (be olll
eials. Ile was lo have appeared us
a witness ai the coroner's Inquest to
loll what be knew of his friend's
iragie end. Kuinbangh claimed lo
be bul a cilanco acquaintance til' the
girl bul it developed thal he knew
ber in Chicago and also knew C. A.
Cooy, ol' Chicago, and Dr. H. A.
Thomas, of the "itu Ranch." He
was frequently a member of the par
ties nt. which Miss Matthews and Hu*
other men referred to were members.
Rumhnugh was the ono who ac
companied Miss tireen, lin* nurse, to ?
lite livery stable libOut 5 o'clock
Monday morning io see if Miss Mat
thews' horse bad returned. Il was,
be who had sent Hie telegram (o
Cooy asking that he "do the right
Hiing by the girl" and il was willi
him thal Miss Matthews b lt (be Iel
tor in which was enclosed another
ltd I er lo Cooy.
If Illimbaugh did not destroy the I
loller loft him by Miss Matthews td 1
goth er with tho letter to Coey, ? ls
believed they will show startling
facts thal may entangle other poople.
The telegram sent by Rumhnugh to ]
Cooy. t.tKcv. in Hie light ol' bis sui- I
eldo, luis more meaning than Indore. I
lt Wits as follows:
"Laura committed suicide on ac
count of you. Letters loft behind.
Send $300 at once for expenses."
Tin? o theo rs say thal the letter
shows thal Rumhnugh knew Cooy ;
well enough to speak to him of I
Laura" and lo threaten him. Ruili
batigh was a bon I 28 years of ago. A 1
service medal of honor shows that ho i
served with diSlilic?loh In (ho Tenth .>
Pennsylvania Infantry In tho Philip- I
Two brief notes are all that ex- ;
plains the young niall's act. One i
noie is addressed "To whom it may
concern," and reads as follows: i
"Ship my body to Mrs. .1. ll. Rum- i
Laugh. Mont Pleasant, Pa., West i
moreland county. Notify the Travel- I
ors' Insurance company ol' Hartford. <
Conn., and lb?' Fraternal Order Of
I'htgles, of Scottsdale, Pa. Amos R, |
Rum haugh." I
The second note was addressed lo i
his mother. Mrs. .1. II. R il jil haugh, ai
tim above address. Ru in ba ugh j
Dear Mother: There is nothing ?
lor nie lo say Wily I did this llWl'lll
deed, so Inj nf y hedy away to rest, j
1 luive about $350 on my person.
YOU and ('bailie settle things lip.
"Your SOU I
"Richard R. RunibiiUgh,"
MOURNl<}|) AS DFAD.
Fdr Fifty Veers Bul 'linns l p io i
Oreel Friends. ;
Mr. and Mrs. YY. I). Smith, of Ar- ,
Uior'y, Miss., are visit inn relatives at
Vnuiosta, Ha. Mr. Smith bas ihr dis
(ludion ol' having been mourned ns
tload for titi \ years and aller thal
lime turning up ai bis old home io
meei bis relatives those who won
Ho lett home in Twlggs county
Ainu be was LS years ol' age and
Weill West. His sisters, two oi' whom
?(Ve in Lo WU os and om- in Dorrien
'hunty, moved iiway with Hie I'ninllj
ind be lost track ol' them until lasi
Ile is now Xl years ol age anti i
lille mid hearty, llb- mooting with
bis sisters al ler stich a loni; sopera
Hon was a very happy occasion,
SENATORS HA VIO THIRST.
. pent Piig Sum Itu' Drinkables al Hie
The annual report of Hie secretary
Of Ibo United Stales se?ale is in some
ways a queer (I octillion I, A good
many ol' its items migltl lend one lo
ibink I hal the senators are ?in expen
For instaure Ibo sum td' $7,bun
was spent during the lasi session pf
Congress io provide tho members
with tl ri uk a liles, stub as various
mineral waters and lemonade, Of
Ibis nmotinl $:LS was spool for lone
ons ami sugar.
Resides these ileitis, there are
many oilier curious things mention
ed. Near I j $12..Min was paid for sta
tlouarj ami engraving, and oven for
such articles as gloves a nd lohiicco
cases Among tile other Hems wore
au old (runic a dollar mouse trap,
aliar of roses, quinine, hair vigor,
snuff and easter oil.
Bi CK HU AT (HAIN CA NC
Prefers (0 Be Punished For Deserting I
From Hie Navy,
Rather iban serve Uilrly days on
the roads. Janies Williams, nt Sails-1
bury, x C., declared thal ho is a de
serter from the navy, ami communi
cation from Washington vcr I Hod his'
slaloment, ile bad served eighteen
months on the Franklin, of the re
quired four years. The Washington
authorities will send for him.
Against a Priest of Being Leader
in Murder Plots
IN CITY OF NEW YORK.
Threatening Loiters Uren Hovouled.
Four Indictments Against tho Ar
menian, Who ls Condal Kiguro In
Hog ?tferchnnl Murder disc-Sev
eral Other Crimes Aro Hoing
Shown l p.
In Now York four indictments now
lie against Father Martoogessian, tho
Armenian, who/il is ul luged, 8OI110
limos roys aside his priestly robes to
practico extortion lind blackmail. Tho
priest ls just now tho central figuro
in the conspiracy which (he dis! riet
attorney seeks lo prove had for its
object the robbery of wealthy Armen
ians and led to the murder of the
rug merchant, Tavshan.nan, and oth
ers, who refused to be financially
From the slayer of Tavshanjlan,
tied ros l-lnmpnrtzoomian, us ho is
known lu New York, tho police hope
IO secure a confession establishing
that tho youth unwittingly was tho
agent of blackmailing terrorists. A
!?;?:?!; which Humpartfenomnln had In
Lowell, Alass., hus been brought to
Now York and its contents may throw
Ugh I on the Investigation,
Of the three additional Indict
ments against .Martoogessian brought
in by Ihe grand jury, two charge at
tempted robbery as did (he original
indictment and one alleges extortion,
Tho latter charges that tho priest
was responsible for at least one ol'
Hie blackmailing letters which (illicit
ly followed the death ol' tho rug mer
chant. Tho letter was mailed in New
York on tho afternoon ol' July '?2, the
day that. Tavshanjlan was shot. lt
was written in red ink in the Armen
ian language, and was signed by the
symbol of the terrorists, three bands
with ?laggers uplifted, poised above
a red heart. 'I he lotter is as fol
"(lulah! Gulhonklan & Co..
"Brunswick Mid.. New York.
"Death Warrant: -
"Tho executives of the Constanti
nople Armenian revolutionary terror
ists organization condemn lo death
I laroo Han H?lbens ian. ('.ulalu Gul
lienkian and Patrick (J ul honk ian, the
three brothers who, entirely, have
leaf oars lo all appeals for national
freedom. Our executive hoard, bav
in;; given its decision to Haroutlan
ind (Inlaid Qulkonkiail, in America,
gives them twonty-foiir hours Hine
to decide between their duty and
"Constantinople Armenian Revolu
tionary Terrorists' Organization."
Thc letter is dated Constantinople,
lune L'T. I !)()7.
Following the letter is a postciipt,
liso in red ink, which reads as fol
"Although neither poison nor
lunging can prevent us from fulllll
ng our iluty lo the end, it is neces
sary that you should know. If you
jetray Ibis letter or cause barm lo
nie bair on the heads of on?' of US
igainst thiil consider your whole fam
ily whiped oui."
Iloforo this loiter came Haroutlan
[illlhenkian, who is the accusing wit
less against the priest, lind received
i hlackmallng lotter demanding $25,
loo. hut had not complied willi the
The sense of the indictment is thal
he pries! either sent the quoted let
er or caused il to be sent. Also, it
s alleged I hat in September. I 905,
[.'allier Martoogessian threatened to
(ill or cause lo be killed, I led ros
llau'/nnjian, a merchant of ii!? Union
?innre, unless the latter gave up
$ Iii,OOO lo the Armenian revolution
Further, ii is charged thal Father
Martoogessian represented, or caused
lo he represented, lo Miran C.. Kara
vensian, an Armenian, thal he would
meet death unless he gave $ 1 On.ooo
Lo the Armenian revolutionary fund.
Karat:.'lisian, ii is said, received this
.oniniiinicat ion in the torin ol' a Iel
1er on AllgUSt '20, I Oil... The lette
"The lisi is not finally dosed yet
There may he several others and you
amy bc next."
The late afternoon develop?* an
important witness, when Magdorlck
Lustrina, a blacksmith, was examin
ed by 'Assistant District Attorney
Manley. According lo Information
lalor given out nt the assistant dis
trict attorney's ollie t he witness said
?hat lie had often attended meetings
ol' tho llunohaklst, at which Mart
oogo! i lan presided. Cont inning, he
is alleged lo have staled, that he
knew (if live different cases, where
?nen bad been sent from this country
io lOurope at Hie instigation ol' a man
lamed lo murder persons. On I wo
occasions, l.ustriun Sahl, lie bad been
?.hosen to do murder, bul managed in
various ways to shift the responsi
Some lime ago he was lold thal he
would have lo kill Nikolai Milack be
cause al thal time il was believed
that Milack wai; a Turkish spy. Ac
cording to .Mr. Manley, Ibo black
smith made furlhor startling admis
sions and furnished corroborai ive
evidence of great importance against
the prisoner, who is declared by
other Armenians to have been Hie
moving spirit in Hie blackmailing
MOTH FR SCICIDFS.
Became Despondent Over (lie Heath
ol' Her Son.
Mrs. Marv Sykes, a well-known and
prominent lady of Greensboro. N. C.,
committed suicide Thursday hy liv
ing I wo pistol bullets into lier body.
About a year ago Mrs. Sykes' young
est son died, aller a long illness, and
ever since she Ino; been very despon
A i Al. ACCIBlONT.
Philadelphia Hanker Mel Death lu
President lt. Watson, of Hie North
ern National bank, of Philadelphia,
i?a., was Instantly killed in a swim
ming pool al Ibo Columbia club, one
Of lhi> most prominent social organi
zations in the city. Il is believed he
me? deal li by Striking his bead
against Hie concrete side ol' tho lank
JAiLLED AS A WITCH
Indiana Woman Accused of Caus
ing Child's Death.
ll ls Alleged Site Hus Foretold and
Caused livery Calamity That Has
Befallen Evansville, Iud.
Thc .Illing of sleety of the peace
proceedings against .Mrs. Margaret
Gilmore, of Evansville, Ind., makes
tho latest case in willoh tho law has
hoon invoked against anyone accused
of practicing witchcraft. The speed
He charge was Hie causing of tho
death of a Iwo-yoar-old soil of John
Paris, and tho Incident lead to tho
unfolding of tho history of tho aged
In the last ten years she has been
transformed in the public mind from
a motherly old woman lulo a vicious
minister of evil, whose (diief delight
is to harass her neighbors' and nu
I hem willi awe on account of her
predictions of calamities, tn the Im
mediate neighborhood of Mrs. GJI
nioro's shack nothing is too terrible
in be believed about her. Tho wav
ing of a broom from her front door is
enough to drive all tho children In
the community into their homes in
Ton years ago Mrs. Gilmore, nov
SO years of age. was known as an ex
ceptionally good nurse and was pop
ular lu HU? community. She was
poorer than most ol' bor neighbors
but managed to make her living by
selling vegetables she raised lu her
narden and by raising chickens for
Ibo market. As she grew older she
withdrew from Intercourse willi ber
neighbors anti Iben situ les of ber ec
centricities began to crop out. She
was alleged lo have seen visions; to
liave predicted storms and inunda
tions, sudden deaths ami unhappy
marriages, and in fael every calamity
inti befell Hie people Individually
tntl collectively. She never professed
o bo a clairvoyant or a necromancer,
Dut her reputation was made by pop
The Incident that led to tho recent
iroceedings was caused by Ibo kill
UK of a chicken. The Paris family
ives in the same neighborhood as
\irs. Gilmore and her chickens annoy
<d I hem. One day tho son threw a
done anti injured a pullet, and Mrs.
Kintore ls alleged lo have said thal
f the chicken died one of Hie Paris
dliidron would cont raid whooping
sough lind dietl within two days. The
hlekoii tlieti in S hours anti the day
ollowing one of the Paris children
,vas smitten with whooping cough
md dietl within Hie specified time
The incident caused mindi comment
inti finally the action brought by the
Tho court ignored the charge, say
ng (hal these are not. tho days in
.vliieh Salem witch massacres are
lossible. The authorities have also
irrange'd to give the woman special
irotection against any possible hos
lllty on Ibo part of the incensed
CI??I??? ils < 'OXSIM KACY.
A'oiunn Says She Wasn't Cheating
Indians, Hut Helping Them.
Arrested recently ami placed in
jail al Hillings, Mont., charged with
ibtailllllg monty from Hie Crow lil
lians lintier false pretence, Mrs. Hei
rn Pierce Bray, who claims lo be a
?owspapor and magazine writer, says
die is glad she has been arrested.
3ho was sent lo jail in default of
? I.."iiitl bonds. She sayss she is the
'ictllll ol' a conspiracy.
Mrs. (?ray admits thal she O bia ill
>d several hundred dollars from the
'row ndians. This amount she said
die used lo pay ber expenses lo
tVnshlhgtoii .nst year, where* she
?vent lo place her story exposing the
tv ron gs of the Indians before the
Presiden! and the ofllcors of Hie In
She said as a result of her trip.
Secretary Garfield's private secretary
.vas sent to the reserva I ion to InVOB
igale (be charges thal the consent
?f Un* Indians lo Ho* opening til' I.
non.ntin acres ol' (he reservation was
?htained by forgery. She thinks ber
ul uso will now attract more alton
A HA HS SI,AV 101J HOPE ANS.
Many Killed ns Itesilll of Extermina.
(ion Dod l ine.
Dr. Merle, who has arrived al Tan
gier, on a Gorman ship which brought
i number ol' .lews ami oilier refuges
from Casablanca, is the bearer of a
report showing (hat the slaughter ol'
Europeans in Casablanca was (ho
mir?me ol a holy war preached by
Arabs tor the extermination of the
On Monthly a number of Arabs
chiefs entered Casablanca and tl"
mantled that ibo harbor Improvement
works e.eased and rited (he unlives (o
exterminate lite Europeans . On
Tuesday the natives began the at
lark by stoning a European who was
bucked lo pieces. This was the sig
nal lor a general attack. At least S
While the .lews and Europeans
were laking refuge on board tho Cer
n?an ship, ?lie Mussulmans hogan lo
attack (he laborers employed on (he
harbor works. They killed several
men whose bodies BllbSOquoUtly were
AGAINST COAST UNIO.
Case Cnn'! I*'" Curried lo Hie Federal
III an important decision bled on
Thursday Judge Gary ?d' ibo circuit
cou ri lloridos In ibo case of W. c.
(?erai\, of Charleston against the
Atlantic Goasl Lino Poad, thal the
Coast l.illO Cannot carry the case Into
ibo federal courin on tho ground I hal
ii is a foreign corporation. The de
t ision says thal tho road is eslopped
from contending thal it ts a foreign
corporal ion because under the consti
tution all railroads must bo domesti
cated and ii ii is not domesticated ll
is operated unlawfully.
Three Men hilled and a Fourth Dying
Three men were killed anti a
fourth is flying, as the result ol' the
bi ?wing np of a Burlington locomo
tive, drawing h freight train east ol'
Srcckcnbrldgo, Mi>-> Thursday*
Two Colombians Have Fatal Row
Over in Georgia.
diur?tico; Gilmore Claims That N. A,
Hm ii s ide .Mude Improper Propos
als to His Wife and He Shot Him.
A sp?cial dispatch from flaxley,
Friday night, seven miles south of
hore, Nf A. Hurnslde was instantly
killed by Clarence Gilmore, his life
long friend, schoolmate and hoarder
for many months. Moth moved here
from Columbia, S. C.. a few months
ago and had boen engaged in the
steam sa.w mill business. Gilmore
came in last nght and surrendered to
the sheriff. He stated that after re
tiring last night his wife informed
him that during Hie day Burnside
had made improper proposals to lier.
Gilmore got out of bod and upon en
tering the room of Burnside killed
him using a shot gun."
The Columbia Stale says:
A great deal of regret was caused
hero Friday by the announcement of
tho death of Mr. N. A. Hu inside. No
particulars could be learned all day
long and thal made the matter all the
mort; deplorable. For both Mr. Burn- 1
side and his slayer, M'.r. Gilmore, 1
were well known and widely connect- '
ed. Mr. Frank H. Gilmore left lill- I
mediately for Huxley, Ga., to ho With
Ills brother, and promised to tele
graph The Stall? immediately upon ?
bis arrival any particulars which !
could be learned.
The deceased was a native of lids 1
county, having boen born in Dykes- <
land. His father was at Olio time a 1
well-to-do farmer of tills county. Mr. .
Burnside himself had some properly
a few years ago when he was engaged '
in tho grocery business tn Columbia, '
but it ttl said that In the last, year '
or two he has been in limitent drouin- '
stances and had boen addicted some
what to Intemperance; Mr. Burnside 1
married Miss ('lara Chappelle of the 1
upper part of this township, a sister (
of M|l\ Oscar Chappelle, tho well *
known farmer. Mrs. Burnside moved .
to Florida about live years ago and (
secured a divorce. Among Mr. Burn- 1
side's living relatives in this country 1
are bis half brother, Mr. W. H. Burn
side of Lakesland, one of tho most f
respected men in this conni ry; and '
his sisters, Mrs. \V. S. Green and Mrs. I
H. V. Pagett of Columbia, Another .
brother, Mr. .1. VV. Hurnslde, also a <"
well known Richland larmer, died at '
church at. Mill Creek a few months ?
ago and his death was much dopier- '
od. Mrs. F. S. Burnside of 1474 1
Washington street, is tho step mother 1
of Mr. Burnside.
"Nob" Burnside, as tho deceased .
was known, was a tuan of pleasant c
address, ol' friendly manner and one
of tin- beds who would bo suspected c
of li , 1?W '1 to be nuarrolsome. ?
C. W. Gilmore also is a nativo, ol <'.
the lakesland section. Ho is a son N
of the late Ff. C. Gilmore, a proud- .
neut farmer who was a near neighbor '
of the Burnside family. Mr. F. IL !
Gilmore, who is connected with '
Corick & Lowrance, and Mr. C. M. '
Gilmore, a well known traveling s
salesman, are biol hm s of the young 1
mun in trouble. Mr. C. W. Gilmore K
is a married man. bis wife having
been Miss Fannie Harris of Lykoa- 1
land, a member of another estimable H
family. Mr. Gilmore had jus. mov ' I :l
I rom Sumter about six months ago to *
this saw mill in Georgia, where he is 1
associated with Mr. S. ll. Owens, a
former supervisor of this county. ;!
Mr. F. IL Gilmore was a candidate J
for the sanie o ill cc last summer and
was defeated by a very na. row ma
jority, und ho is very popular in the
Mr. C. W. Gilmore is said by those
Who knew him to have always l een a
man ol' qtllol disposition and never
ougaged in quarrels. His friends
were very much shocked to learn thal
ho lind gol into (rouble, the exact . a-I '
lure of which was unknown ap t > a
Into hour last night. But a rumor
got out to the effect thal Mr. Gilmore
had quarreled over tho matter ol
(losing a saw mill dining the sum
Tho reason why it was impossible
to gel any news from tho homicide
is because Huxley, Ga., is Itself al
most inaccessible, being on Ute
Southern's line between Macon and
Brunswick, and in Applillg county,
about 3U miles west ol' Jessup. Tho
killing probably occurred at the saw
mill, some Uittanee from tho town
of Baxley, and particulars were not
IK ililli Hld : LYNCHING.
.Maryland Midi Kicked Negro to Heath
For the cowardly ni u rd cr of Police
man John ll. Daugherty, of Crlsfleld,
Md., James Reed, a negro and Indian
half hreod, was kicked to death by a
mob after he had been taken into
custody. His dead body was. tied lo
a telegraph pole, where it was viewed
by thousands and later cut down and
thrown into a swamp. Heed shot
1 he ( nicer in I he back of t lie head,
when he attempted to arrest Iiis pal,
a Iso a negro, 11 ll lory Jones.
Aller the murder Heed jumped on
a bicycle, rode lo the water's edge
and escaped in a sai' .oat. Ile ?as
run down by power boals and brought
back lo the town. As soon as Ito
landed lie was struck down uncoil
scions hy a member of the waiting
mob, and. in a lew minutes, he was
lying lifeless beneath the fool ol' Hu
Heed was 22 yeartr old. Il is said
that should his pal put in appearance
lie is lively lo meet a similar fate, so
great ls the Indignation of the peo
Devoted Girl Friends Tried to Ibid
Theil' Lives Together,
Threatened with being sopera I od
from eaidi oilier, tho Misses Louise
OlldrC and Nellie Ddy, two beautiful
I !? year-old giri ol' Allanta, (?a.,
tried lo end their lives by jumping
into lb" Chattahoochee river. Locked
in each other's arms they sprang into
Hie water. They were seen by two
men, who plunged aller them and
Holli girls belong to goO(l families
in Albinia. Miss Ondre is a striking
brunette and Miss Day is a perice'
blonde and rather frail. Miss Olldl't
always alluded to Miss Day as "M>
Utile blonde sweetheart". Tho girl}
are madly infatuated willi each othoi
and say they do not care to live un
loss they can be together.
THE BLACK H?ND
ls Raided and Assassins and
Blackmailers Are Caught.
DOZENS ARE JAILED.
Tho Untied States steel Corporation
Was Hack i?r Mah t<> Itound Them
Up-Twelve Minders hi Two Years
Are Attributed to the Organization
Which ls Composed of a I/ot of
A Der wailing for months and
spending thousands or dollars and
spreading a drag nol dial has caught
mon in four slales. (ho United Stales
Steel Corporation has rounded up
what ls said lo ho tho worst, gang ol'
Mark hand assassins in tho country.
Dozens ol' arrests have boon found, ,
and men are In jail in New Castle,
Penn.; Youngstown, Ohio; Sharon,
Fa.; Plainfield, N. .1., and Rochester,
A dozen murders in the Mahonlng
and Shenandoah Valleys in tho las!
souple of years aro attributable to the
gang. For headquarter (he gang
lurked Millsville, a quarry ?own in
Lawrence county, Pa., a few. milos
WOSl of New Castle. Here aro locat
ed the Immense quarries of tho John
son Limestone company. Millsville,
locally, is known as "Ilelltowili" The
Itiarrles, full of caverns, afforded
aiding places tba?, could be searched
l'or a wooli for suspects without re
Detectives were started arter the
?fang. Some wont to Hally and cann1
lark as immigrants, going to iiiiis
irille, winne they worked with the
Slack Hand members.
The raid was made Saturday a Mor
mon, .inly 13th, by.County Detective
-ogan, Detective H. Marshal, of Now 1
"asile; Deputy Sheriff Prank Wad- ?
llngton, Detective Monard, several
sew Castle pol leemon, and railroad
(electives. The time selected for the
aid was payday at the Johnson quar
As the men caine up for their mon- I
?y a stranger with a check list, scann- 1
id them. When a man wauled ap- I
icared the sfangor would tell him
here was something wrong willi his
mvolope, and ask him to step into a
>ack oflice. liofore any alarm was |
aised I wed ve men had been inveigled
nto Hie room and hand-cuffed. Finnl
y all Ibo men were paid off, and
line suspects were still wanted, A
louse in the town was then raided by 1
ho police, and the missing nine men ?
The mon undor arrest wero charg- c
id with conspiracy to rob and being 1
uspicious persons. Men and women f
ir HlllsvlUe, no longer afraid tell of 1
vhnt became known as "Ibishllghls 1
iring." Every night. long (lashes of ^
Ight suddenly would be seen all over (
own. Finally it was explained that
ho lights were made by pocket flush- '
ights used by Black Hand leaders to 1
care timid Italians Into giving up \
adney. The lights were ascribed to .
upernaturnl causes. *
Nicole Chuleo, who was suspected 1
iv tho gang of being a detective, was
ubjectod to abuses and torture such
is few white mon endure and live. He
old his story in a justice's court at I
he hearing of some of tho suspects.
Jim Roes, a grocer, who caused the
irrest ol' Salvator Exp?sito, says he
vas compelled to mortage hts home
or $.".oo to meet the demands of Un? j
thick Hand. Exp?sito is said to boone
if the few real Black Hand num.
John Jolli. arrested in Youngstown j
iv child' McDowell and Detective !
sane, is said to have conducted li
icliool in willoh Italians were taught '
ho uso of the stiletto, li is said thal
io had a rubber ligure of a man, and
m ii were marked tho places in
.vhieh properly to insert the stlllotto
md cause instant death.
Joe Magnate, who ls sa id to have '
ovied tributo molloy from Italians
or months and filially loft Hillsdale '
?villi $11,000 in gold, is badly want
Joe Poehcsso was murdered in
rout of Sam Sn ll lino's saloon. East
[i'odorni stree, youngstown, Sustnl
io Marione, a boy ol' nineteen, is un- I
1er arrest for Ibo crime. He do
lares he shot Pot hesso in self defen
se. When asked If ho belonged to
ho Black Hand, he boaslingly said
lie did. Tho murder of Pochosso, tho
lol icc say was caused by his efforts
10 slop the blackmailing of arch
Italian women oi' Youngstown. Tho
toy fell so secure that lie did tlOOl go
11 ft cen miles away fro in Youngstown
In South Sharon tho police say thal
Salli Vallons and Sandy Porono were
murdered by the Black Hand. South
Sharon workmen at tho Steel corpo
ration Inmates arc said lo have con
tributed $8,000 to tho black hand
mellis. Two men were arrested Sat -
imlay charged with attempting to
Idackniail a woman by throats of vio
Owners of mills and oilier Indus
trial establishments aro still fearful
d' vengeance. One big cement con
clu near Newcastle, which has $1.
1100,000 invested in a plaid is said to
ho guarding against Uro. In other
mills oxtrn precautions are hoing
taken to guard against Incondlarlsni.
I ELL INTO HIVE 11.
Creal Crush of People on Bridge
Pushed Sis lu.
Hall a dO'/Otl persons, v. ho were
participating In the fireworks dlspla>
ai Hie dedication of tho now $3,000,
min brldgo across the Charlo;; riven',
connecting lloslon and Cambridge,
Thursday night were pushed Into tho
river by lite grout crush ol' people be
The accident occurred on the
Cambridge side of the river near the
end ol' (lie new brdge. Six men and
hoys were pulled from the waler by
ibo police, and i'm a lime il was be
lieved thal ono or more hail been
I nvest i^al ion by tho police lailetl
m con ll vm the rumor thal anyone
had been drowned.
KOREAN* ARMY DISARMED.
I he Japanese Killed Forty Koreans
In the Operation.
A dispatch received at (he Slate
Dopartiiionl from Seoul. Koroa, Bays
forty Koreans wen? killed or wound
ed in a light precipitated by disarm
ament of lite Korean army. Tho ras
miltles on tho Japanese side were
Constable Valentine Shot and Kill
ed by a Negro,
Who lio H:?d Gone to Arrest on tho
Charge of Larceny-Tho Murderer
.Mude His Escape.
Almut five o'clock Monday morning
Magistrate J. I. Valentino of Cope
sent his constable, II. E. Valentino,
to arrest Pink Franklin, alias Pink
Porter colored, on a charge of lar
ceny. Franklin lives on Mr. E. S.
Spires' place about four miles from
Constable Valentine pressed Into
service to assist him Mr. W. N. Carter
and both wont to Franklin's house to
arrest him. On arriving at the house
Valentino went to tho front door and
Carter to the back door.
Valentino knocked at tho door and
was admitted. Just, as he got in tile
bouse tho negro drew his pistol and
tired at. liini. The bull entered his
left sido and penetrated the stomach.
In tho meantime, the negro
wrenched Valentino's pistol from bim
and it is supposed timi in getting the
pistol il tired, striking tho negro lu
the shoulder, also one ball striking
his wife on the arm, making a flesh
Dr. Able of Norway and Dr. .T?n
nings of Cope and Dr. Harton of Cope
attended tho wounded man. giviim
bim all the medical attention pos
Mr. Valentine is about. 27 years of
ago and single. Ile is a graduate of
the Osborne Business college of ~ai
gtisla, Qa. Mr. Valentine died at 7
o'clock Monday night.
The negro Franklin is at large and
is being chased by a posse of mon,
who think they have bim located in a
swamp near tho place of the shoot
His wife was arrested and carried
lo Norway Monday afternoon. ll is
stated that she started toward the
wounded man with an axe to kill kim
while ho was on the ground.
Two negroes who accompanied
Franklin to the swamp have been
caught and both are lu tho Norway
?uard bouse. One was severely
whipped to get information, but this ?
leather a Methodist Preacher Who Is I
Hale and Hearty.
The Rev. Abraham C. Ruehush, a 1
me-Iegged Confederate veteran, ol' |
Port Lavaea, Tex., tn charge of a
dethodist church lhere, is tho father ,
>f 1? boys and I ti girls, baby No. 28
laving just arrived. Ruobusb, who
?.omos from Virginia stock and be?
lo\es in largo American faj?n il les, ls .
i?\\ ?S >ears ol "age, and bas had I wo
vives. He is active, Strong and vig
His tlrst wife, now deceased, was (
diss Angolitte M. Davis, of Augusta
?ounty, Va.? who bore bim six boys
md seven girls. His second wife was
Uiss Anne Cl. Adams, a Louisiana
?Irl, who is now 17 years old and the i
not her of six boys and nine gris.
DISGUSTED WITH Fl Ll PINOS
Klee) ion of Dr. Home/ Dlssappoints
The Filipino elections have been a
Areal disappointment to the authori
ses showing that the masses of the
people are still as little titted for
self-government as a lot of Irrespon
One of their selections for the lo
cal Legislature was the notorious Dr.
Dominador Gomez, a man who has
1)0011 convicted ol' fraud, is a revolu
tionist and sentenced lo the poulton
t ia ry,
He is out now only under a shiv of
execution. His right to a seat In tho
lissom bl y will be contested if the jail
does not get him il rat. There is re
newed tnll< among tho naives of in
KILLED HY A TELEi ..OM:.
Shocked to Death While Holding a
Deceiver to His Har.
Howard Grouch, aged 27 years, a
conductor on tho Citizen's Fleet ric
railroad, at New hu ry port, Mass., was
instantly killed the other morning
at headquarters i>y receiving a shock
of electricity from a telephone. Ho
had hardly pushed up the receiver
when tin1 slunk came. Ile was un
able to drop the receiver and scream
ed for help.
Superintendent Files rushed to Iiis
assistance and cut tho wire w ll icu had
boen crossed by an electric light wire.
Grouch fell dead.
HOI LCR EXPLOSION
Kills Font' People and Wrecks Two
Al Milan, Tenn., four persons wei e
killed outright, another fatally 111
jared and ten seriously hurl by nil
explosion ol I lie boiler el' ?ill OllftlllO
on tho Illinois Central fast fruit
train. Tho explosion wrecked the
train as weil as another freight on
a parallel siding. Loth trains Caught
lire and were destroyed. Tho dead
are ?he engineer and fireman and two
CAI SE TERROR.
A Rand (d' Robbers in Maryland Who
A dispatch from Cumberland. Md.,
says tin" whole custom section of the
county adjoining Pennsylvania, West
Virginia is suffering a reign ol' (error
caused by depreda I ions of an organiz
ed gang of robbers. Armed men arr
standing guard over their homes. Not
a High! passes without severnl rob
beries aild no clue is lett HoaVV re
wards are offered, bul without caus
FOI N'D cTloTvED.
The Bodies ol' Two .More Wouieii Arc
Ni W York has an epidemic of mur
ders. Two young women wore found
Choked to death Monday and Wed
nesday. The bodies are at tho mor
gue unclaimed. Ono bns been Iden
Ulled as that of Sophie Kohror of
Buffalo. The identity of tho other
Found After Tenement In New
York Was Burned.
BLACK HAND OUTRAGE
Fiio Stalled in the Store and Spread
With Such llnpidily that Score Met
Dcatii and a? Many Badly Ihtrucd.
Tlio Oodles of tire Dead Wero
Found in Many Unexpected Places
. Among the Kuins.
A shocking loss of human life and
the destruction of property worth
more than ono million dollars, v/oro
caused hy flies lu Now York and its
Immediate vicinity in tho 24 hour?
ending at eight o'clock Sunday morn
The fire wave struck Coney Island
and before it. subsided Steeple Chase
park, a score or hotels and many
amusement attractions wero in ruins
and many persons homeless.
Four women were discovered dead
In a closet where they had rushed to
hide from the flames. Tho body of a
woman was found lying ovor a child
as though she had tried to protect
it from the flames. Fivo bodies wore
found crowded around one ?l o o rv v r * '
on the top floor, showing that thov
had been struck down while trying
to escape. ,
After an all night search of the
ruins of six story tenement on Chris
He street, burned shortly after mid
night, the police announced that
there were twenty victims of ?heI"
The bodies of the dead were found
In all sorts of unexpected places to
Which the people had fled when" the
fire broke out. Almost all of tho
bodies were burned beyond recogni
tion, many to such an extent that it
was impossible to distinguish tho
sex. A majority of victims, the po
lice believe, were women and chil
The burned building was a telle
ment common lo the east side, with
;t store on tho ground floor and apart
ments up stairs crowded with ton
tnts, mainly Italians.
The Are started in tho store and
swept through the building with such
rapidity that a tin h of the 100 ten
?ais met a horrible "doatn, another
score, though thoy escaped, wore
more or less burned.
It ls thought tho Aro was caused
l>y an explosion, a citizen reported
that he heard a loud report and saw
he store window crack and fall to
[deces. If this is true it is possiblo
lint the great loss of life is due to a
Black hand" outrage.
WHO WAS rilli) MAN ?
Due Is Heilig Sought in Connection
With Actress' Suicide.
That a man had something to dei
ivitll di ving Miss Helen Balley Trow- *
?ridge to suicide is believed hy Pitts
burg authorities. Tho woman was an
udress and ended her life hy cutting
her throat at tho American house,
Pittsburg, a few nights ago. Noar
her body was found an extract from
Riley's poem, "The Blues." Boforo
her death she hud frequented tho now
morgue and seemed to take a mor
bid interest in the bodies exhibited
The women's body was covered
with marks, believed to have been
inflicted by soon; person, possibly her
loyer, with whom she might have
quarreled. i> ls said she tried ear
lier on the evening of her suicide to
jump, from a third-Btory window. In
vestigation is being made lu Butler,
PlttsburgPa., from which placo sho
went, to Pittsburg. Chicago relativos
have taken her body.
'tried lo Throw His Child From a
Frederick Ford* of Philadelphia,
became Ul sane in a New York Con
trai Express train after leaving Al
bany, N. Y.,/ and made several ef
forts to kill his two year old daught
er by throwing her from the window
?d' the train ns it was speeding along
lou was prevented hy passengers. Ho
also tried to make away with himself
by leaping from thc train, but was
t esl rained, and held captive by mem
bers of the train crow until New York
was reached, when ho was sent to
Belevue i tospital.
A Kl YUH AT HIS PLEASURE.
Tobacco Magnate Pumps Burban Al
most Dry for His Park.
in an effort to make his two thous
and acre park like, fairyland, with
gushing fountains, cascades and
bountiful lakes, for his bride during
their honeymoon, .lames B. Duke,
presdetll of tho American Tobacco
company, lots pumped tho iiaritan
river at S?merville, N. J., nearly dry.
Duke has on his estate nrtiAcial
bikes covering an area of sovoral
hundred ?teres, besides Innuineral
fountains and waterfalls and tlteso
are supplied from the Karl tan river
i.y a pumping station.
W11IPPEI) ALMOST TO DEATH
Severely Lushed for Telling Tobacco
John Lockert was severely whip
ped by unknown purtles at Guthrie,
Kv., early Ibis week. Switches were
used, the flesh being gashed and
pieces of his clothing driven into bis
flesh. Ho is In a precarious condition.
Tho mon told Lockert that he had
done a little too mindi talking last
year about the Hine the tobacco plant
beds were scraped, and they had
rome for n settlement.
An Old Man KR.arocuted in New
(mailes Ponier, agetl sevonty-olght
yea I'S, old and white headed, was
electrocuted for the murder of Franz
and Johanna Freholr at Auburn. N.
Y., Wednesday. The old man walk
ed lo his death without a qulvov,
alhough tho authorltlos had foarod it
breakdown. Twice tho fatal curroilt
wns turned on boforo tho doctors