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"DO THOU, GREAT LIRHKTY, INSPIRE OUR SOULS AND MAKH OUR LIVES IN THY POSSESSION HAPPY OH OUll HEATHS GLORIOUS IN THY OAUSE."
DENNETTS VILLE, S. C., FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 1907.
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WORK OF FIEND.
Another Girl Victim is Found in
An Fight Year Oui Child .Assaulted
lilid Slain-Polk'C liol lev? a .Maniac
ls Itoumlllg tho City, Possessed of
An Impulse to Kill Women and
Children-Several Women Have
mk Tho oxcltoinent caused in Now
"York city by (IK? rocoilt atrocious
crimes against women ami children
was greatly Increased Thursday foy
the discovery of tho body of an olgllt
year-old girl in a cellar of an lOust
Side teiioniont. Tho child hud boen
^assaulted and then ni ti rd o roil, marks
mi toe throat indicating that perhaps
lae llttlo ono lind boon strangled.
Tho suspicion Ilia! the child was
choked lo death, taken in connection
with tho murder ot' Sophie K?lner
and ol' an unidentified woman hy
Strangulation, leads tho police lo be
lieve that there is a maniac at large
in Hie idly who is possessed of au in
sane Impulse lo kill women and chil
dren hy (ho snillO method.
Tile body was lying on a slrawber
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.v i .i. v , ..??<!, 11 appal eu li j ll ad
been placed several days ago, and its
(..ondit ion revealed Hie frightful treal
moni lo which the child lind hoon
The girl's body was stumbled ii pon
by a woman who visited the basement
of the house ul L'ti:: Kl rsl avenue. lt
lay upon a berry crate with seeming
ly no effort ai concealment.
"You can say for mo," Coroner
li ar borge r declared, "thal tho crimes
in Herlin, of which the newspapers
have told have not been one thous
nndth part as bad as the murder of
tills little girl."
At the coroner's direction (luciano
Hippolano, whose cobbler shop ad
joins the girl's home, was arrested
and asked lo explain his absence
from his shop on last Friday. Ho es
tablished Hie fact thal he had spent
Hie day al Bristol, Conn.
The girl ls said to have frequented
Itlppolano's lillico and a search
brough! lo light a man's shirl which
??bore red stains.
Tlie cobbler was arrnined and re
manded lo Hie coroner. Giuseppe
Hofanlo. Rippohtlldo's partner, was
questioned, but threw lillie light on
tho case and was not detained.
The police also began a search for
a woman who is said lo formerly
roomed al the Prilschlor house, but
who left there after a quarrel and
LOQY ludt'lt'S \\\ LhCvliQj?sc wiivre, n.io
girl's body was found.
'When the news of the Unding of
tho little one's body spread I brough
tho neighborhood oxcltonionl rose to
SUCh a pitch that the removal of thc
body and the arrest of Hippolano
caused almost a riot.
Many thousands ol' persons were in
ibo nearby street when the wagon
from Hie morgue arrived. Al sight
ol' tin" covered body the crowd vented
its grief and rage in a babel of ton
gues, The police wore compelled to
uso force to ged through the street.
Soon afterwards the arrest of Ibo
cobbler became known and thc? crowd
charged the prisoner's shop. Hippo
lano bad been safely removed lo the
Station House, bul his shop windows
were smashed ami only the doloi min
ed front (d' I he police reserves who
clubbed righi and left, prevented
.lohn Kusuticho the Russian watch
man uudei- arrest as a suspicious per
son and who is said to have foeeh
seen in Hie company ol' the girl
whose body was found ill tho aroa wax
on Cast Ninetieth street, was remand
ed without ball until Saturday. No
clue to the murder In Twenty-second
si reid was secured .
Haler il was decided lo hold Ho
fanlo for examinai ion. Dora Mess
uer. who is said lo have been seen
in Hui company ol' the cobbler, was
arrested ns a wll ness.
N Ol ITU S FA TRAGHIH CS.
Schooner Wrecked and British and
Sat ives Fight.
Tile Steamer Manuka from Austral
ia. Willi news ol' lighting In Hie New
H?brides, has real lied Victoria, H
C.,. In au eilCOlinter between Ile
brides blacks and a punitive exped?
?| lion landed from Ibo British cruiser
SF Cambridge, t<> avenge Hie murder cd
a european I radar, the hincks killed
one bluejacket ol' the lauding pttrly
?villi wounded anol lier bluejacket.
Tho news was brought from Hu
Caroline group Hint lite Irndlilg
schooner (Muirlos und Flin foundered
in ll hurricane. Capt. Warner and '
ol' lils crew were drov ned
K Fd IS IIAW lt FF PS IMSPF.\S.\K\
Stale Board of Canvassers Decides
Thal il Won.
Tho Slate board ol canvassers lill
aniniymslv decided Thursday Hie ap
peal in Hie Kershaw dispensary ('Icc
lion in lavin Ol' I lui dispensary. Hud
lug thai the election, was illegal on
account "i Irregularities.
Tin? reverses ibo Duding of the
county board. Which lound ililli pro
hihii Inri had-curried h> s i voles, and
ll keeps ide dispensaries open. The
prohhltiouists will lake i ho case lp
the Supreme Corirl lin certiorari.
CHASING Fl l'A DS.
^i"ssc Alter Two Who Attempted
A special from Adieus. Ha., says a
posse ls pursuing I wo negro incl) w ho
entered Hie room ol two vonni; wo
men si adonis Ol' I llO summer liol Illili
school, al Candler Hall and ill I OUI pl
od criminal assault. Tlie girls
screamed so Idiidlj l hal I ho men wei 0
f riga teaed away.
TRA IN RAN AWAY
Crashing lui?? Another Freight Kills
Ai AH bison. Kansas, Missouri ra
cine ffOlghl train ran awa\ down
Shannon lilli Wodnesdaj morning
and struck tho rear end of i.thor
freight standing oa tho track. Four
nersoiis were killed and IWO Injured.
ThrOO Of thO killed were boating I hen
A Woman Kills Herself and So
Does a Man
Who Know (ho Woman Well ami
Was Summoned as a Witness at
Amos li. Rum haugh, of Washing
ton, t). C., n clo?e friona* o? Miss
Laurit Matthews, tho yoong woman
who committed suicide nour Brond
moor, Colorado. Sunday night, added
borrow and mystery to the gruesome
case hy shooting himself! through
tho head Wednesday, In tho samo
manner adopted hy Miss Matthews.
Rumlmugh committed tho act in
Iiis room al the Alla Vista Hotel.
' mi hour when the fatal shot was
fired is nol known as it was no!
honril hy my ono in the hotel nutt
the deed was discovered only when
officers went io his room to ascertain
why he hail liol responded to Ibo
subpoena lo attend Hu? coroner's in
quest tiver Miss Matthew's hotly on
When the olllcers appeared nt the
hotel a bell boy was sent, to Ruill
hutigh's room lo .seo what was the
matter. Tho boy found tho door
locket! anti could get no response.
The olllcers forced tho door open ami
lhere tm Hie bed Rumbaugh was re
clining, bis brains oozing out onto
the door. A hasty examination show
ell that tin"- man was still alivo, and
he was taken io a hospital, bul al a
late hour (he attending physicians
say he cannot recover.
Thal (be act td* Runibuugh was the
direct result ol' the death of Miss
Matthews is not doubled by Ibo ? 111
cials. Ho was lo have appeared ns
a witness al (he coroner's ili(|ucsl to
toll what lie knew of his frioud's
iragic end. Runibaugh claimed to
be bul a chanco acquaintance of thc
girl bul ii developed that he knew
hoi" in Chicago and also knew C. A.
(Joey, of Chicago, and Dr. H. A.
Thomas, of tho "tai Ranch." Ile
was frequently a member of the par
ties al Which Miss Matthews ?inti Hm
other men ltd erred to were members.
Runibaugh was ibo ono who ac
companied Miss Creen, tho nurse, to
the livery slnhle about D o'clock
Monday morning lo seo if Miss Mal
thews' horse had returned. Il was,
he who had sent Ibo telegram lo
Coey ask int; I lint he "do tho righi
Hiing hy (ho girl" anti it was willi
him thal Miss Matthews loll tho let
tor in which was enclosed another
loiter lo Coey.
If Rumbaugh tibi md destroy the
bitter left him by Miss M nt tho ws to
gether willi the ltd 1er to Coey, il is
believed they will show startling
tacts thal may eulanglo tither people.
The telegram sent by Rumbaugh lo
Ciii-y. luker, in Hie light of bis sui
cide!, has more moaning than before.
11 was as follows:
"Laura committed snit ide on ac
count of you. I,idlers loft behind,
Semi $;?oi) at once for expenses."
'The oflleors say thal lin letter
shows thal Rumbaugh knew Coey
well enough to speak lo him of
"Laura" anil to threaten bim. Runi
baugh was a bon I L'S years of age, A
service medal ol' honor shows flint he
served willi distinction In the 'Tenth
Pennsylvania Infantry In the Philip
Two in iel" notes aro all thal ex
plains (he young man's act. One
note is addressed "To whom il may
concern," and reads as follows:
"Ship my lindy lo Mrs. J. II. Runi
baugh, Mont Pleasant, Pa., West
moreland county. Notify tho Travel
ers' Insurance company of Hartford.
Conn., and Hie Fraternal Order of
Eagles, of Scottsdale, Pa. Amos ll.
'The second note was addressed lo
his mother, Mrs. j. II. Runibaugh, at
the above address. Riiinbaiigh
Dear Mother: 'There is nothing
for me to say why I did (his awful
deed, KO lay my body away to rest.
I have abOlli $1500 on Illy person.
Von and Charlie sollie things up,
"Richard IL Ruinhaugh,"
MOP RX KB AS DI-'. AD.
For Fl li y Nears Hut 'Turns lp lo
Mr. and Mrs. \V. H. Smith, of Ar
mory, Miss., are visiting relatives at
vahiosla, Ca, Mr. Smith has the dis
IIm (lon ol' having been mourned as
load for lilly years and aller thill
i hue (urning up al his old home to
intel his relative;; I hose who wen
lie ion bunn' in TwiggK county
Alien ho was IS years of ago and
went West. His sisters, two of whom
ive in Low nos and ono in Merrion
.ouniy, moved uwa> with ibo fnlnll.v
..id lie lust I ruck ol' them bulli last
IP' is now s| years ol' ligo and li
mle and hearty. His mooting with
bis sisters aller stich a loni; sopera
ion was a vei ,\ happy occasion.
SION ATORS IIA V Vi Till HST.
.pent Dig Sum for Drinkables ni Hu
The annual report of Hie secretary
of the Unllod Slates senate is in some
ways n queer document. A good
many (d' Its items might lead one to
think thai the senators are an expen
Cor Instance the sum of ST.nun
was spout during the lasl session ol
Congress to provide ibo members
with drinkables, suth as various
in i nera I waters and lemonade, of
iliis. nm ou n I $38 was spent for lem
ons anti sugar.
(tosidos these Items, there are
many other curious things mention
ed. Noarlj $11.'.500 sviis paid for sta
Itomiry and engraving, and oven for
Such articles ns gloves anti tobacco
cases. Among Ibo oilier ileitis were
an old ininti, a dollar mouse trap,
aliar of roses, quinine, hair Vigor,
null mid castor oil.
HUCK HI) AT CHAIN GANG.
Prefers io He Punished For Deserting
From Hie Navy,
halber than serve thirty days on
Ibo mad:, James Williams, al Salis
bury N C.j declared thal ho is a do
sorter from the navy, and communi
cation from Washington vorlflod iii:,
statemoni, IT o had served olghtoon
months on the Franklin, ol' Ibo ic
quired tour year;;. The Washington
authorities will send for him
Against a Priest of Being Leader
in Murder Plots
IN CITY OF NEW YORK.
Threatening Lot tera Hoon Uovcalcd,
Four indictments Against tho Av
inenian, Who is Central Figure In
Hug Merchant Murder (Jaso-Sev
eral Other Crimes Aro Hoing
In New York four hui ici ment s now
lie against Father Martoogosslan, the
Armenian, who,-it is alleged, some
times hiys aside lils priestly robes to
practico extortion and blackmail. Tho
priest is Just now the central ligure
in tho conspiracy which the district
attprnoy seeks lo provo had for its
object the robbery of wealthy Armen
ians and lcd lo tho murder of tho
rug mendiant, Tuvshanjlan, and oth
ers, who refused to bo financially
From ibo slayer of Tavshanjlan,
Medros 1 lainpni l/.oomian, us ho is
known in New York, tho polieo hope
to secure a confession establishing
(hat tho youth unwittingly was tho
agent of oluckiiinlling terrorists. A
trunk which Ham part /.oom ain h. ad in
Lowell, Mass., has been brought, lo
New York and its contents may throw
light on the Investigation.
Of tho (bree additional Indict
ments aga ir. si Martoogosslan brought
in by the grand jury, two charge at
tempted robbery as did the original
Indictment and ono alleges extortion.
The latter charges that Un* priest
was responsible for at least one of
tin blackmailing letters which (illicit
ly followed tho death of du? rug mer
chant. The loller was mailed in Now
York on Hie aftornoon of .Inly 22, tho
day thal Tavshanjlan was shot. It
was written In red ink in tho Armen
ian language, and was signed by tho
symbol of the terrorists, three hands
with daggers uplifted, poised above
a red heart. Tho loller is as fol
io ws :
"Gulahl Gulbonklan & Co.,
"Brunswick Hld., New York.
"Tho executives of Ibo Constanti
nople Armenian revolutionary terror
ists organization condemn io death
Ilaroulinn Gulbonklan, dulah! Gul
benklun and Patrick Gulbonklan, tho
(bree brothers who. entirely, have
doaf ears lo all appeals for national
freedom. Our executive hoard, hav
ing given its decision to Haroutlan
and Gelabl Gulkonklnn, in America,
gives them twenty-four hours lime
to dot ide Ind ween their duly and
"Constantinople Armenian Revolu
tionary Terrorists' Organization.*'
Tito letter is dated Constantinople,
.lune 27. 11)07.
Following the lotter ls n postcrlpt,
?ilso in red ink, which reads as fol
"Although indi her poison nor
hanging can proven! ns from fti 1 filI
ing our duly to tue end, lt is neces
sary thal you should know. ll you
bel ray Ibis letter or cause harm lo
one hair on tho heads of one of us
against that consider your whole fam
ily whiped out." i
llofore this loiter carno Haroutlan
Culhenkinn, w ho is the accusing wit- ,
ness nguiu st Ibo priest, had received
a blackmaling lofter demanding $25,
nnn. hid had no! complied willi tho
Tho sense of Hie indict mont is thal
the pries! either sent the quoted let
ter or caused il to be sent. Also, it
ls alleged thal In September, 1905,
Fatlicr Martoogosslan threatened lo
kill or came lo be killed. Medros
llanzanjlan, a mord?an! bf ?9 Union
square, unless the biller gave lip
$ if),OOO ttl I he Armenian revolution
Furl her. ii is ( barged that Father
Marloogcssinu represented, or caused
io be represented, lo Miran G. Kara
gonsian, au Armenian, thal ho would
meei deal h unless he gave $ I nu.nun
io tho Armenian revolutionary lund.
Karagensian, ii ls said, received this
communication in tho form of II 'ot
ter on August 2'.'. 11)05. Tho lette!
"Tho list is not finally dosed yet.
There may be several others and you
may lio Ooxt."
Tho Into afternoon develope4 an
important witness, when Mugderlck
Musir?an, a blacksmith, was examin
ed by 'Assistant District Attorney
Manley. According to information
lalor given out tit the assistant dis
trlcl attorney's ellice, the witness said
lluil he had often attended meetings
of the 11 um link isl, nt which Mart
oogessinn presided. Continuing, lu
is alleged to have slated, that he
knew (if live diff?rent cases, where
men had bren sent from ibis country
io Kuropo ai the Instigation of ll man
muted io murder persons. On two
occasion. . Luslrillll Saldi he bad been
boson io ii.ardor, bul managed In
various ways io shin tho responsi
Some limo ago be was told thal he
would have lo kill Nikolai Milack be
cause iii thu! time ii was believed
i liai Milack was ii TUrltish spy. Ac
cording lo Mr. Manley, the black
smith made further startling admis
sions and furnished corroborative
evidence of meal Importance against
tho prisoner, who is declared lo
other Armenians lo have been Hie
moving spirit in tlx' blackmailing
.MOTH Hil St M IDI'S.
Mccann' Despondent Over Hie Death
of Her Son,
Mrs. Marv Sykes, a well known and
prominent lady of Groonsboi'O, N. C.,
committed suicide Thursday by Ur
ine, (WO pistol bullets into ber body.
A bunt il yea'r ago Mrs. Sykes' young
esl son died, aller a long illness, and
ever since she lias been very despon
Philadelphia Hunker Met Death in
Sw Imming Fool.
|'n" ?dent R, Willson, Of Hie North
ern National bunk, of Philadelphia,
Pa., was instantly killed in a swim
ming pool al H><- Columbia club, ono
Of tho most prominent social organi
zations in Hie City. H la believed lie
mol don iii by striking bis hoad
against tho concrete side of tho tank
JAILLED A3 A WiTCH
indiana Woman Accused of Caus
ing Child's Death.
ll is Alleged Slir Mus Foretold and
Caused livery Calamity That Has
Def al len Evansville. Ind.
Tlie .ming of surety of tho peace
proceedings against Mrs. Margaret
Oil moro, of Evansville, Ind., makes
tho latest caso in which tho law has
hoon invoked against anyone accused
of practicing witchcraft. Tho speci
fic charge was the causing of tho
deal li of a two-year-old soil of John
Paris, and tho incident load to tho
unfolding of tho history of the aged
In the last ten years she has hoe?!
transformed in Hie public mind from
a motherly old woman Into a vicious
minister of evil, whose chief delight
is to harass her neighbors and lill
I beni with awe on account of her
predictions (d' calamities, in tho Im
mediate neighborhood or Mrs. Qii
inoro's shtick nothing is loo terrible
to be believed about her. The wav
ing ol' a broom from her front door is
enough to drive all Hie children In
the community into their homes in
Ten years ago Mrs. Gilmore, nov
SO years of age. was known as an ex
ceptionally good nurse and was pop
ular in the community. She was
poorer I lum most of lier neighbors
lint managed to make hm- living by
selling vegetables she raised in lier
garden and by raising chickens for
the market. As she grew older she
withdrew from intercourse with her
neighbors and Iben stories of ber ec
centricities liegan to crop oui. She
was alleged to have seen visions; to
have predicted storms and inunda
tions, sudden deaths und unhappy
marriages, and in fael every calamity
that befell the people individually
and collectively. She never professed
to bo a clairvoyant or a necromancer,
but lier reputation was made by pop
The incident thal led lo the recent
proceedings was caused hy the kill
ing of a chicken. Tho Hails family
lives in Hie same neighborhood as
Mrs. Gilmore and ber chickens annoy
ed them. One day the son threw a
stone and injured a pullet, and Mrs.
Gilmore |s alleged ,to have said that
if Hui chicken died ono of Hie. Paris
children would cont raid whooping
cough and died within (wo days. Tlie
chicken died in S hours and the day 1
following ono of the Paris children ;
was Bini lt on with whooping cough 1
and died within the spool Hod time.
Tho Incident caused much comment ?
and dually the action brought by the
The court ignored the charge, say- :
lng that these are not the days in <
Which Salem witch massacres are ?
possible. The authorities havo also
arranged to give the woman special
protection against any possible hos- t
tility on the part of tho Incensed
('MADGES COX SIM DACY.
Woman Says She Wasn't Cheating
Indians, Hut Helping Thom.
Arrested recently and platted 111
jail ai Hillings, Mont., charged with
obtaining money from the Crow In
dians under false pretence, Mrs. Hel
en Pierce (?ruy, who claims to he a
newspaper and magazine writer, says
She is glad she has been arrested.
She was sent to jail in default of
$1,500 bonds. She say ss she is tho
victim of a conspiracy.
Mrs. Gray admits thal she obtain
ed several hundred dollars from lin
dow ndinns. This amount she said
she used lo pax lier expenses to
Washington dist year, where she
went to place Inn1 story exposing the
wrongs of Ibo Indians before the
President and the oMicors ol' tho In
terior depart menl.
She said as a result of her Hip.
Secretary Garfield's private secretary
was sent lo the reservation lo Inves
tigate the charges (hat Hie consent
of the indians to Hie opening of I .
000,000 acres of tho reservation was
obtained hy forgery. She thinks ber
cause will now attract more atlOli
A K A HS SI,A Y El HOPEA N'S.
Many Killed as Result ol' Extermina
Dr. Merle, who has arrived al Tan
gier, on a German ship Which brought
a ll ll ll) luir of Jews and other refuges
from Casablanca, is the bearer of a
report showing thal Hie ?daughter of
Europeans in Casablanca was (he
outcome of a Indy war preached by
Arabs for the extermination of tho
IO uro pea ns.
On Monday a number of Arabs
chiefs entered Casablanca and de
manded thal tin- harbor Improvement
works ceased and cited the natives lo
exterminate Hie europeans . On
Tuesday the natives began (he at
tack by stoning a European who was
Inn ked lo pieces. Tills was I ho I lg
mil for a general attack. At least 8
While ihe .lews and Europeans
were laking refuge on board the Cer
n?an ship, tin- Mussulmans bogan io
attack Hu- laborers employed on tho
harbor works. They killed several
men whose bodies subs?quent l> wore
AGAINST COAST LINE.
Case Can't He Carried to thc Federal
in an Important decision Hied on
Thursday J lld go Cary of the Circuit
court decides ill I he case of W. C,
Geraty, Of Charleston again.-;! tlie
AtIniltIC Coast Hine Hoad, thal the
Coast Hine ( anno! carry Hie case into
Ibo federal courts on Hie ground thal
I is a foreign corporation. The de
cisi?n says thal the road is estopped
from contending lila! il is a foi'Olgll
corporal ion because Hilder HlO COUslI
tulloh all railroads mus! he domostl
caled and if il is not domesticated il
is operated unlawfully.
|,0<'OMOTI VE EMM-ODES.
Three .Men Killed and a Fourth Dying
Throe men were killed and a
fourth is dying, as Hie result of the
bl ?wing up of a Bur'ington locomo
tivo, drawing a freight train otis! ol'
HTeckonbfidgO, M.?., Thursday.
Two Columbians Have Fatal Row
Over in Georgia.
Clarance. Gilmore Claims Thal. N. A,
Itu inside Made Improper Propos
als to His Wife and Ile Shot Him.
A special dispatch from flaxley,
Friday night, seven miles south of
here, N. A. Burnside was instantly
killed hy Claronce Gilmore, his lifo
long friend) schoolmate ami boarder
for many, months. Moth moved hero
from Conimbla, S. C., a few months
ago and had boen engaged in tile
steam saw mill business. Gilmore
caine in last nglit ?ind surrendered to
the sheriff. He staled thal nitor re
tiring last nigh! bis wife informed
him that during (he day Burnside
had made improper proposals to her.
Gilmore got out of hod ?ind upon en
tering the room of Iturnsido killed
him using a shot gun."
The Columbia State says:
A greiit. deal of regret was caused
here Friday by the announcement, of
the death of Mr. N. A. Burnside. No
particulars could he learned all day
long ?ind that m ado Ibo matter all the
more deplorable For both Air. Burn
side and his shiver, M,r. Gilmore,
wine well known ?ind widely connect
ed. Mr. Krank H. Gilmore left Im
mediately for Huxley, Ha., lo bc; willi
bis brother, ?md promised to tele
graph The State Immediately noon
Iiis arrival any particulars which
could ho "learned.
The deceased Wits a native of tills
county, having berni horn in Lyk?Br
hind. His father was ?it Olio time a
well-to-do farmer of tba county. Mr.
Burnside himself bad some property
a row years ago when he was engaged
in the grocery business in Columbia,
but it is said thal in the last year
or two he has been in allluent circum
stances and hud boen addicted some
what to Intemperance; Mr. Burnside
married Miss Clara Chappollo of the
upper part of this township, a sister
of Mir. Oscar Chappollo, tho well
known farmer. Mrs. Burnside moved
lo Florida about five years ugo and
secured a divorce. Among Mr. Burn
side's living relatives in Ibis country
are bis half brother, Mr. W. 11. Burn
side ol' Lakesland, one of Hie most 1
respected mon in this country; and 1
his sisicrs, Mrs. \V. S. Green and Mrs.
H. V. Hagett of Columbia. Another
brother. Mr. .1. W. Burnside, also a 1
well known Richland farmer, died at
church at Mill Creek a few months
ugo and his death Wits nundi dopier- i
i'd. Mrs. F. S. Burnside of 117 1
Washington street is the stol) mother j
>r Mr. Burnside.
"Nob" Burnside, as Hie deceased 1
was known, was a man of pleasant 1
iddress, of friendly manner ?ind one
>l the h ts who would be suspected 1
if l- , inc' d to bc uuarrolsoine. 1
CAY'.' Gilmore also is a native of '
tho Lykesland section, lie is a son
[)f the late II. C. Gilmore, a promi
nent farmer who was a near neighbor 1
of the Burnside family. Mr. F. ll. 1
Gilmore, who is connected with
L?rick & Lowrance, and Mr. C. M. <
Gilmore, a well known traveling 1
salesman, aro brothers of the young 1
man In trouble. Mr. C. W. Gilmore 1
is a married man. Iiis wife having
been Miss Fannie Harris of Lykes
land, ? member of another e?lliiinhlo 1
family. Mr. Gilmore had just n:o\ vi ;
from Sumter about six monti s ago to
this saw mill in Georgia, where he is
associated with Mr. S. H. Owens, a
former supervisor of this county. :
Mr. F. ll. Gilmore was a candidate
for the same ofllce last summer and
was defeated hy a very na; row ma
jority, and lie is very popular in Hie
Mr. c. w. Gilmore ?s said by those
who knew him to have always l een a
mau of quio! disposition and never
engaged In quarrels. Ills friends
were very ni lld) shocked to learn thal
he had got into trouble, the exact . a
luro of Which was unknown up to a
late hour last night. Hut a rumor
gol oui to the effect thal Mr. GlllllOrc
had quarreled over the maller of
closing n saw mill during Hie sum
Tlie reason why it was impossible
lo get any news from Hie homicide
is because Huxley, Ga., is itself al
most inaccessible, being on Hie
Southern's line between Macon and
Hrunswick, and in Appling county,
about 30 miles west of Jessup. The
killing probably occurred at the saw
mill, some distance from Hie town
ol' Huxley, and particulars wen; not
.Maryland .Mob Kicked Negro lo Heath
For the cowardly murder of Hoi ice
man .lohn ll. Daugherty, ol' Cl'lsllcld,
Md., .lames Recd, a negro and Indian
half hreed, was kicked lo death by a
mob after he had been taken into
custody. Ills dead body was? lied lo
a telegraph pole, where il was viewed
hy thousands and later cul down ami
thrown into a swamp. Heed shot
'lie olllcer in Hie back of the head,
when he attempted io arrest his pul,
?ilse a negro, Hillery .Innes.
Aller (be murder Rood jumped on
a bicycle, rode to Hie water's edge
and escaped in \ sailboat. Ile was
run down hy power boats and brough!
back lo the town. As soon as ho
landed he was struck down uncoil
scions by a member ol' I he walling
mob, ind. in a few minnies, he was
lylllfi lifeless beneath the feel of Hie
Heed was ycart! old. Il is said
thal should his pal put in appearance
lie is Ikelv to meet a similar fate, so
great is the Indignation of the peo
BR FA 1)101) SHPIOKATlON.
Devoted (Hil Friends Tried to laid
Theil' Lives Together.
Threatened willi being scpcrnlcd
from each other, the Misses Louise
Oiidro and Nonie f)ily, Iwo beautiful
10-ycar-old girls of Adunia, Ga.,
Died lo end their lives by jumping
into Hie Chattahoochee river. Locked
In each ol lier's arms i hoy sprang into
the water. They were seen hy I wo
men, who plunged after them ?ind
saved I hem.
Both girls belong lo good families
in Atlanta. Miss Olldl'O is a striking
brunette and Miss Day is a perfect
blonde and rather frail. Miss Ondre
always alluded lo Miss Day as "My
little blonde sweet houri ". The girls
are mildly infatuated with each other
and say they do not care lo live un
less they can be together.
THE BLACK HAND
ls Raided and Assassins and
Blackmailers Are Caught.
DOZENS ARE JAILED.
Tim United States Steel Corporation
Was Huck ol Pinn to Hound Thoth
Pp-Twelve Murders in Two Years
Aro Attributed to tito Organization
Which ls Composed of a Lot of
A flor wailing for months and
spending thousands or dollars and
spreading a drag iud that has caught
mon in four states, tho United Slates
Steel Corporation lias rounded ni?
what ls said lo ho Hm worst gang ol'
hlackhand assassins in tho country.
Dozens of arrests have hoon found,
and men are in jail in New Castle,
Penn.; Youngstown, Ohio; Sharon.
Pa.; Plainfield, N. J., and Rochester.
A dozen murders in tho Maltonlng
and Shenandoah Valleys in the last
couple of years are attributable to the
gang. Por headquarter the gang
picked Millsville, a quarry town in
Lawrence county, Pa., a few . milos
wost of New Castle. Here are local
ed the Immense quarries of tho John
ston Limestone company. Millsville,
locally, is known as "Belltown." The
quarries, full of caverns, afforded
hiding places that could ho searched
for a week for suspects without re
Dolecttves were started after the
gang. Some went to Itally and came
hack as immigrants, going to Hill
ville, where they worked with the
Pluck Hand members.
The raid was made Saturday after
noon, .inly 13til, by.County Detective
Logan, Deled Ive. P. Marshal, of Now
Castle; Deputy Sheriff Frank Wad
dington, Detective Mehard. several
New Castle policemen, and railroad
detectives. The time selected for the
raid was payday at the Johnson quar
As (be men came up for their moll
oy a stranger with a check list scann
ad them. When a man wauled ap
peared the stahger would toll him
lhere was some!bing wrong with bis
anvolopo, and ask him to step into a
hack office. Before any alarm was
raised twelve men had been Inveigled
into the room and hand-cuffed. Final
ly all the men were paid oft', and
nine suspects were still wanted. A
house in the town was then raided by
Ibo police, and the missing niuo men
The men under arrest, wore charg
ed with conspiracy to rob and being
suspicious persons. Men and women
it UillsvPle, no longer nfrnid tell of
what became known as "flashlights
Illing." Every night, long (lashes of
light suddenly would he seen all over
town. Filially it was explained that
Hie lights were made hy (locket flash
lights used hy Pluck Hand leaders to
scare timid Italians Into giving up
in?noy. Tiie lights were ascribed to
Nicolo ('turlee, who was .suspected
liv tho gang of hoing a detective, was
subjected to abuses and torture such
ns few white mon endure and live. He
told bis story in a justice's court at
Hi?' hearing of some of tho suspecta.
Jim Hoes, a grocer, who caused the
arrest of Salvator Kxposlto, says he
was compelled to mortage: his home
for $:!H<> to meet the demands of the
Slack Hand. lOxposlto is said to boone
of the few real H lack Hand mon.
john .lotti, arrested in Youngstown
bj Chief McDowell and Detective
Kane, is saitl to have conducted a
school in which Italians were (aught
lin1 use of the stiletto. Il is said that
he had a rubber ligure of a niau, anti
on il were marked tho places lu
which properly lo insert Hie slilletto
and cause Instant death.
Joe linguale, who is said lo have
levied tribute money from Italians
for moni Iis and finally lofl Hillsdale
with $11,000 in gold, is badly want
.loo Poehesso was murdered In
froid of Sam Saillilio's saloon, Kasl
Coderai stree, Youngstown, Sustal
110 Marione, a hoy ol' nineteen, is un
dor arrest for the crime, He do
dares he shot Pochesso in self defon
so. When asked if be belonged t<>
tho Black Maud, he boas! ingly said
lie did. The murder of Pochosso, the
police say was caused by his efforts
to slop the blackmailing of arch
Itallan women of Youngstown. Tho
hoy reit so secure that he dill nool go
ll ft cen miles away from Youngstown.
in South Sharon tho police say thal
Sam Yallous anti Sandy Perono were
ibu rd er od by ibo Black Hand. South
Sharon workmen at ibo Steed corpo
ration furnaces ?ire said to have con
tributed $8,000 to tho black hand
Ilgen ts. Two men were arrested Sal
imlay charged with attempting to
blackmail a woman by throats of vio
Owners Of mills and other Indus
trial establishments are still foarl'ul
of vengeance. One big cement con
cern near Newcastle, which has $1,
000,000 invested 111 a plaid is said lo
be guarding against Uro. Ill other
mills extra precautions are heine,
taken lo guard against hicondlarlsni.
1 F.LL IMO RIV 1011.
(.real Crush of People on Bridge
Pushed Six in,
Hall' a (lo/.OIl persons who were
participating in tho fireworks displaj
al thc dedication ol' tho HOW $3,000.
nun brldgo across the diarios river.
connecting Posion and Cambridge,
Thursday nicht wore pushed hilo tho
fiver l>> tho groat crush of people be
The accident occurred Oil tho
Cambridge side of tho river near tho
end of Ibo now Indue. Six men and
hoys wine pulled from Ibo water by
the poll? o. and for ii Hmo it was be
lieved Hull one or more had boen
Investigation by tho police failed
io confirm the rumor that anyone
had been drowned.
KOP FAN ARMY PISA 11M F<D.
Hie Japanese Killed Forty Koreans
In the Operation.
A dispatch received at the Stale
Depart tnonl I rom Seoul, Korea, says
forty Koreans were killed or wound
ed 111 a light precipitated Hy disarm
aineiit ot the Korean army. The eas
Hallies on the Japanese side were
Constable Valentine Shot and Kilt
ed by a Negro,
Who Ho Had Cono to Arrest on the
Charge of Larceny-Tho Murderer
M ado His Escape.
About flvo o'clock Monday morning
Magistrate J. I. Valentino of Cope
lout his constable, H. ip. Valentino,
0 arrest Pink Franklin, alias Pink
Porter, colored, on a cha.-go of Inr
:ony. Franklin lives on Mr. K. S.
lp]res' place about four miles from
Constable Valentine pressed into
erv ice to assist him Mr. \V. N. Carter
md both wont to Franklin's house to
irrest him. On arriving at tho house
/alcalino wont to tho front door and
Ju rt cr to the back door.
Valentino knocked ut tho door and
vas admitted. Just us bo got in the
kOUSO the negro drow his pistol and
ired at him. Tho ball entered his
oft side ?nd penetrated the stomach.
in the meantime, tho negro
trenched Valentino's pistol from him
nd it is supposed that in getting the
islol it tired, striking tho negro in
he shoulder, also one ball striking
ds wife on tho arm, making a flesh
Dr. Able of Norway and Dr, Jen
Ings of Cope and Dr. Haldon of Cope
Hended the wounded man, giving
im nil thc medical attention pos
Mr. Valentine is about 27 years of
ge and single. Ho is a graduate of
be Osborne Business college of **U
usta, Ga. Mr. Valentine died at 7
'clock Monday night.
Tho negro Franklin is at large and
1 hoing chased by a posse of men,
ho think they have him located lu a
wanui near thc place of the sboot
His wife was arrested and curried
) Norway Monday afternoon. lt is
lated' that she started toward the
oundell man with an axe to kill kim
dille he was on the ground.
Two negroes who accompanied
'ranklin to the swamp have been
night and both are in the Norway
mud house. Ono was severely
hipped to get informal ion, bul this
lit her a Methodist Preacher XV lie ls
Hule and Hearty.
Tho Rev. Abraham C. Ritebush, a
tie-legged Confederate veteran, of
ort Lavoca, Tex., in charge of a
elhodist church there, is the father
f l? boys and IG girls, baby No. 28
living just arrived, Huohuuh, who
unos from Virginia stock und be
eves in large American families, ls
)w 615 \e;n s of'ago. and bas bad I wo
ives. He ls nd Ive, Strong and vi gr
His Hrs! wife, now deceased, was
liss Angeliite M. Davis, of Augusta
ninty, Va., who bore lum six boys
lid seven girls. Ills second wife was
iss Anne (!. Adams, a Louisiana
Irl, who is now 17 years old and the
mi hm- of six boys and nine gris.
DISGUSTED WITH FILIPINOS
lind ion of Dr. Gomez Dlssnppoints
The Filipino elections have boen a
real disappointment to the a?thori
?s showing that the unisses ot the
eoplo are still as little fitted for
Mf-governniont as a lot of irrespon
One of their selections for the lo
ni Legislature was the notorious Dr.
tommndor Gomez, a man who luis
eon convicted of fraud, is a revolu
ionisl and sentenced to the penlten
tie is out now only under a slay of
xecolion. His right to a seat In tho
Bsombly will bo contested If the Jail
oes liol get bim first. There is re
owed talk among tho naives of in
KI Ll (El) KY A TELE i i. ONE.
hoiked lo Death While Holding ll
Receiver to His Fur,
Howard Grouch, aged :!7 years, a
ouduclor on tho Citizen's Ifllectrlc
ailroad, al Newburyport, Mass., was
iistantly killed tho other morning
t headquarters by receiving a shock
i electricity from a telephone Ho
ind hardly pushed up tho receiver
.dion the shock came. Ile was nu
ble to drop the receiver and scream
tl tor help.
Superintendent Files rushed to lils
ssistanee and cul tho wire willen had
eon crossed by an electric light wire.
Irotich fell dead.
ROI LIOR EXPLOSION
tills Four People ami Wrecks Two
Al Milan, Tenn., four persons wore
illetl outright, another fatally in
tired and toil seriously hurl by an
iXplosioil Of tho boiler Of an eilglllO
.n tho illinois Central fast fruit
rain. The explosion wrecked thc
rain as weil as another freight on
i parallel siding. Roth trains caught
ire and were destroyed. The dead
n e tho engineer and flroiUUll and tWO
7 Al SIO TERROR.
X Hand of Robbers in Maryland Who
A dispatch from Cumberland, Md..
5a>'8 HlO WhOlC eastern section Of the
iou ii ty adjoihlng Pennsylvania, Wes!
Virginia is sn ff Ol'lng a roi g tl Of terror
.ausetl b> depreda t ions of an organiz
ed gang of robbers. Armed mien are
(landing guard over their homos, Not
i iilglll passes without several rob
beries anti no due is left. Heavy re
wartls are offol'Od, bul WI tho ll I caus
FOI ^D ( HOLLI).
The Hollies of Two Moro WotUOII Arc
New York has an epidemic Of mur
ders. Two young women were found
Choked tb death Monday timi Wed
nOSday. The bodies are al 'he .nor
gue unclaimed. One has hoon Iden
tified an thai of Sophie Kohror ol
Buffalo, Tim Identity of tho other
Found After Tenement In New
York Was Burned.
BLACK HAND OUTRAGE
Fire Started In tho Store and Spread
With Such Rapidity that Score Met
Death and as Many Dadly Humed.
Tlie Hodics of tho Dead Wero
Found in Many Unexpected Piucos
Among the Huios.
A shocking IOBS of human lifo and
the destruction of property worth
more than one million dollars, Svoro
caused hy lires in Now York and Ila
immediate vicinity in the 554 hours
ending at eight o'clock Sunday morn
Tlie fire wave strack Coney Island
and before it subsided Steoplo Chase
park, a score of hotels and many
amusement attractions wero in ruins
and many persons honioless.
Four women were discovered doad
in a closet where thoy had rushed to
bide from tho Hames. Tho body of a
woman was found lying over a child
as though she had trlod to protect
It from the Hames. Fivo bodies wore
found crowded uvouud one cloorT/a "
on the top floor, showing-"that""they
had been struck down while trying
to escape. c
After an all night search of tho
ruins of six story tenement on Chris
tie street, burned shortly after mid
night, the polico announced that
lhere were twenty vlctlfns of . tho *
The bodies of the dead were found
in all sorts of unexpected places to
which Ibo people bad fled when tho
lire broke out. Almost ail of the
bodies were burned beyond recogni
tion, many lo such an extent that it
was impossible to distinguish tho
sex. A majority of victims, the po
lice believe, were women and chil- '
Tlie burned building was a tene
ment common to tho east sido, with
a store on the ground floor and apart
ments up stairs crowded with ten
ants, mainly italians.
The file started in the store and
swept through the building with such
rapidity that a fifth of the 100 ten
ants met a horrible "deatn, another
scoro, though they escaped, were
more or less burned.
It ls thought. Ibo Uro was caused
by an explosion, a citizen reported \
that he heard a loud report and Baw
Hie store window crack and fall to
pieces, if this is true lt ls posslblo
thal Ibo great loss of life ls due to a
Black band" outrage.
YVHO YT AN THF MAN ?. .
Olio ls Being Sought in Connection
With Actress' Suicide.
That a man had something to dq
with (Irving Miss Helen Bailey Trow
bridge to suicide is believed by Pitts
burg authorities, Tho woman was an
actress and ended ber life by cutting
her throat at tho American house,
Pittsburg, a few nights ago. Near
her body was found an extract from
H Hoy's poem, "The Blues." Bofore
ber death she had froquontcd tho new
morgue and seemed to take a mor
bid interest in the bodies exhibited
The woman's body wns covered
willi marks, believed to havo been
Indicted by SOUK? person, possibly her
lovjr, wini whom she might havo
quarreled. J? is said she tried ear
lier on the evening of her suicide to
jump, from a third-story window. In
vestigation is being made In Butior,
PittsburgPa,, from which placo she
went to Pittsburg. Chicago relativos
have taken her body.
Tried to Throw His Child From a
Frederich Ford, of Philadelphia,
bec?m? Insane In a New York Cen
tral Express train after leaving Al
bany, N. Y.,/ and mudo several ef
forts to kill his two year old daught
er hy throwing her from the window
of the train as it was speeding along
bul was prevented by passengers. Ho
also tried to make away with himself
by leaping from the train, hut was
restrained, and held captive by mem
bers of the train crew until New York
was reached, when ho was sent to
A BlVEH AT HIS PLEASURE.
Tob?ceo Magnatc Pumps Burban Al
most. Dry for His Park.
In an effort to make bis two thous
and acre park Uko fairyland, with
gushing fountains, cascades and
beaut ifni lakes, fdr his brido during
(heir honeymoon, James Bi Duke,
presdent of tho American Tobacco
Company, has pumped tho Rarltan
river at Sumervillo, N. J., nearly dry
Duke luis on bis est ato art ificial
lakes covering ail area of several
hundred acres, besides innunioral
fountains and waterfalls and theso
are supplied from the Rarltan river
by a pumping Station'
WillPPED ALMOST TO DEATH
Severely Cashed for Telling Tobac? o
.lohn Cocker! was sevorcly whip
ped by unknown parties at Guthrie,
Ky., early this week. Switches wero
used, the fl?flh being gashed and
pieces Of his clothing driven into his
(lesli. He is In a precarious condition.
rho men told Cocker! that ho had
?ono a little too nundi talking last
year about the Hine the tobacco plant
beds were scraped, and they had
come for a settlement.
An Old Man Electrocuted in New
Chat ios Bonier, aged seventy-eight
years, old and white headed, was
electrocuted for the murder of Franz
and Johanna Froheii* at Auburn, N.
Y,, Wednesday. The old man walk
ed to lils death without a quiver,
al ho Ugh tho authorities had feared a
breakdown, Twice the fatal curront
was turned on before tho doctors