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VOL. XXXII \ BENNETS VILL E, S. C., FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 1908 NO. 5
In a Crowded Cafe in tits City of
MURDER AND SUICIDE.
Frank Brady, Newspaper Advertis
ing Solicitor, Made Target for Five
^PfrlMstol Ital ls from Weapon in thc
Hands of Woman at Whose House
Ho Had Hoarded, Which Created j
n Panie in ('ale.
The was a .terrible tragedy enact
ed in a crowded cafo in the eily of ]
New York on Thursday. Swooping
through the crowded restaurant
faites up the eighth floor of Macy's
d?partaient mid Into the gentlemen's
cafe, a tall, stylishly dressed woman i
beni l'or a moment over tho shoulder j
of a diner, whispered something in
his ear and then drawing a revolver
from her muff emptied tho contents
of the Aye chambers Into bis body.'
^ As the victim, Frank Brady, a j
newspaper advertising solicitor, slip
ped lifeless to the Moor, tho woman'
flung the revolver from her and ,
taking a second revolver from her
muff shot herself hist in the head,1
and then twico in the breast. Sho
died half an hour haler.
A note fuond in the woman's purse
proved her to be Mrs.. Mary Roberts
Clark, a manicurist, the widow of a
police ofllcor and stepmother of a
six-year-old son, Raymond. Brady
was thirty years old and the sole
support of a helpless aged mother, j
for whom he had made a homo.
The shooting was the culmination
of a series of violent quarrels, and,
according lo Hie woman's intimates,
in fulfillment of a threat to inurdor
Brady in a public, place.
The suicide, who was about thirty
years years old, was Mary McLean
when she marired John Roberts.
When the later died a year ago she
assumed tho name of Clark and sup-'
ported herself and child first as the'
wardrobe woman at an up-town the
atro and then a manicurist. She
was cd' a prepossing appearance
and had marked business ability.
While she was in prosperous cir
flrimst anees and before the doa th of
her husband Brady had lodging at
her homo, and she declared that she
had helped him lo th.? success which
he subsequently nllalncd A few
m?ntlis ago he left her home and
made a home for his mol her, whom
he brought from Kew Jersey.
Recently Mrs. (Hark thought that'
Brady Wi s avoiding hot', and when
he called at her home, OCCasslonally
they quarrelled. Thursday Mrs.
('lark went to her bank, machi
a cash deposit, wrote a note identi
fying her: edi' and refer? lng the read
er to hen- attorney, and armed With
three revolvers went io tho store 1
"where she knew Brady usually lunch
She made h or way hastily to a
small smoaking room for gentlemen'
inst, off tho dining hall. Tho big
room vas Ulled with women who
were lunching after the morning's
shopping, ami amid the buz/ of the
eon ver: a ! ion lier agitated manner at
tracted tho attention only of thc?
walt re; sesss.
^1 a moment she stood behind
Brady's chair and spoke to him. He
fore ho bael lime to reidy she had
shoved a revolver in Iiis face and
commenced hiing. The head, the
neck, ibo shoulder, the breast and
the abdomen were successively pierc
ed by bullets, and Brady lay dead
at her foot.
Giving one glance to tho half doz
dn men nearby who were momentar
ily stunned by the pitiless murder,
Clark- whipped another weapon
her furs and put a hulled near
her right ear and two others In her
'i'he report of the discharges creat
ed consternation and there was a
rush for Hie elevators; employees
of the place quickly closed thc; doors,
lil) tl (ting Off th?' view of the smoaking
room and reassuring thc; women pa
trons, few of whom realized what
had occu red. The police br ko tho
news, lo Brady's aged mother and
the Ocr ry Society took charge of the
dead woman's body. t
ST RA S (il') OOClt IUUSNOK.
Three ?inrgo Islands Said to Have
The Mexican meterological bureau
has been advised (hat recent sub
terranean disturbances off the coast
4*k Vue.lian have caused the islands
ol Obispo, Sur and GuyotiOVO to dis
appear. They were of considerable
BIZO and wen well lt now n to na viga- .
tors.. Tliei- were several guano;
camps upon two ol' them. The har
bor fit Progreso hus had its. depth
great decreased. t
ATTACKED BY FLAMES
Portland and Baltimore Suffer Big
Losses From Fire.
For BcCOlid Time Within Week Hame
Two Cities Gire Strenuous Hattie
to tho Piro Fiend.
A dispatch from Portland? Me.,
says a Uro of undortorminod origin
stinted early today in tho brick
block. Nos. 154 to 160 Middlo street,
occupied by Milliken, Consens & Co.,
wholesale dry goods, and A. F. Cox &
Co., wholesale hoots and shoes.
After a desperate tight of mote
than ihree hours tho combined fire
departments of Portland, Biddeford,
Lewiston and Halli had the situation
well in btfnd when the Hames broke
out anew and before they could bo
chocked, had gained such rapid head
way that tin* men found themselves
again helpless and in order to save
tho roumani of tho business section,
summoned aid from Posion.
The lire, it is estimated, at eight,
o'clock Monday morning, had done
damage of more than $1,000,000.
Tho burning block is In tho very
center of the down-town wholesale
district. A heavy rain shortly after
midnight gave the Ure lighters grout
aid and it was, tho.ighl tho (lames
were under control when suddenly
out of the blinding smoke a great
tongue of Uro skol up and five min
utes later tho entire sido was In
Fire In Baltimore,
A dispatch from Pultimore Under
date ol' Modnay says fire is raging In
the immense tanks of the Standard
oil Company at Fist avenue and
Fifth street, in tho south eastern
portion of the eily. Thousands of
gallons of oil have already been
burned. The fire threatens the large
refinery and other property nearby.
FATALLY HURT IN RUNAWAY.
Sad Accident Causes Young Lady to
Lose Uer Life.
Ono of thc saddest of accidents
happened over tn Harnwell last Tues
day. About, eleven o'clock , that
morning Miss Hertha Walker, of Ap
pleton, was out driving a spirited
horse. She stopped at tho homo of
a friend for a few minnies and while
in the house the horse ran off with
tho buggy. He was caught hy n
? II and brought, back lo Miss Wal
ker. The horse was excited and tho
man urged her t? Iel him drive her
Miss Walker being an excellent
horsewoman and having full con fl
denco In herself started to get in tho
buggy aloin1. As sho got on the step
the horse dashed off and before Miss
Walker could got In or take the
reins, she was dashed headlong Into
a large tree. The full force of the
blow was received on tho head, frac
turing tho skull and lascorating hor
Nearby friends rushed to her aid
and found her in an unconscious con
dition. She was Immediately taken
lo Ibo holm1 of her uncle, Mr. J. 0
Keel, where she was visiting and
given medical attention. Hrs. A. H
Patterson, IO. L. Patterson and IL C.
Kirkland attended her. They oper
ated in hopos of saving her life, but
the frael ure was so severe ami other
injuries so serious that she dlod de
spite their efforts at 4 o'clock Tues
THEY A HF FOR BRYAN.
National Committeemen Have a Talk
With tho Commoner,
A dispatch from Lincoln, Neb.,
says william J; Bryan met th? sub
committee of tho Democratic national
committee al the Rock Island stilt nm
and Rhook hands with all the mein
hers, Including National Committee
man Roger Sullivan, of Illinois,
whom he attacked several months
ago as au oniony of the Democratic
Sullivan said to Mr. Hi yan: "You
nead have no fear from us; wo ure
all for you."
others in teh party were Thomas
Taggart, of Indiana, chairman; Nor
man IO. Mack, of Buffalo, N. Y.,J
t rev Woodson, of Kentucky, and
.James C. Hahlman, of Omaha.
The committeemen ar? on the way
to Denver lo arrange for tho nation
FIVE FIREMEN KM.LIM)
Willi?- 1'ighting a Fire Friday in the
City of Baltimore.
At Baltimore live firemen weir
killed and twenty seriously Injured
by falling walls early Friday morn
lng in what was the greatest fir
which thal city has experienced sine<
the creal conflagration of HMM
Among Hie worst injured ls George
Horton, chief of the Ure department
Tile loss ca io ed by the Haines ls es
tlmntOtl ?it mon1 than $500,000?
Fleischman & Co., of New York,
Ask for Receivers of
They Allege That tho Henson the
Money In Withheld from Creditors
is IlcciitlKO Members of the Dis
pensary Commission Dav?; l'laeed
It in t'ertain Hanks in Which They
Are Individually Interested.
In tho United Stales Circuit Court
Tuesday at Asheville Judge .1. C.
Pritchard signed an ordoi eil in? tho
dispensary commission of South Car
oona to appear on Wednesday, Jan.
29, and show cans*' why ibo relief
prayed in a hill of complain! bled by
Fleischman & Co., of New York,
creditors of tho dispensary, should
not bo grantee and a receiver ap
pointed to take charge bf tho, funds
held by the dispensary commission,
and the affairs of ?tho commission
The bill of complaint Hied by
attorneys representing Fleischman ??
Co., Is interesting and in parts sen
sational. The complaint In effect
charges that the dispensary com
mission has failed to pay tho claims
of the creditors because tho commis
sioners aro financially Interested In
tho banks in which the great sum of
almost $1.ona,OOO is deposited. The
bill alleges that tho commission has
violated its trusts and a receiver
should bo appointed to take charge
of the monies and affairs now under
centred of the dispensary commis
The hill in part recites that said
defendants are abusing the trusts re
posed in ihem by wrongfully and un
lawfully falling and refusing to car
ry out the terms and provisions of
said act of 19<i7 of tho general as
sembly of the Stato of South Caro
lina, and that tho greater part of
the money which tho d?fendants
have received, as aforesaid, has been
on deposit for' many months, and is
now on deposit lu certain hurlko -lo
tho State of South Carolina, in which
banks the sahl defendants, or some
Of them, are respectively Interested,
eitle r as officers, stockholders or dir
ectors; thal a large sum of said mon
ey is now In thc National J.oun and
lOxChango bank of Columbia, In which
bank the d?fendant, Murray, who is
chairman of tho dispensary com m I s
sion, ls a large stockholder and dir
ector; that another large portion of
said money is deposited itt the Haul;
of Thiiinoiisvi?e. In which sahl bank
the defendant, MeSwcon, is a stock
holder mid director, and ls also Its
president; that another large portion
of said money is on deposit In tho
People's bank of Union, In which
blink the defendant, Arthur, ls a
Stockholder and director and also Its
president; that another largo portion
of said money is on deposit lu tho
Hank of Al m. In which bank tho
defendant, Henderson, ls a stock
holder and director; that another
portion of said money is deposited in
the Piedmont Savings and Invest
ment Company of Creenvllle, in
Which the defendant. Hatton, ls a
sioid. holder, and a portion of said
mono) ls dei Hod in tho Merchants
lind Harmers e.ink ol' Cm-raw, lu
Which bank one W. F. Stevenson,
who i el i<ies in (he said (own of Che
taw and who is the attorney for tho
defendants constituting the Slate
dispensary commission, ls a Block
holder and director and also Its pres
That the said defendants have
wrongfully, unlawfully and fraudu
lently declined and refused to mnke
distribution Of the sahl money
among tho creditors of the said
State dispensary or to pay the claim
of your orator or any of the other
said creditors, for tho reason, ns your
orator verily believes and alleges tho
fact to be, that there has been form
ed and now exists an unlawful un
derstanding or agreement between
tho defendants by which il has been
decided that the money deposited In
lin bank;; above named shall be held
and allowed to remain as long as
possible In said banks and be used
by them for Undi own benellt und
Attorney General Lyon of South
Carolina was present in the interest
of the dispensary commission. That
side contends, in effect, thal certain
Claims Of creditors are not genuine;
that undue InflUCUCO was used In the
purchase of goods and too great a
price waa paid. lt ls understood
thal there are Claims aggregating
about $600,000 against the dispensary
Commission and these crediton, al
leging (hal tho funds In Hie hands
Of the Commission aggregate about
$800,000, demand that their claims
be paid. lt is probable that there
will be an Interesting hearing on
January ?9, when the dispensary
com mission will appear to show
i.by u receiver should not bo
He ls for Democracy and Not Any
HE MADE AN ADDRESS
To tho Democntic Members of thc
Kentucky Legislature in the Inter
est? of Gov. Beckham, Who IK the
Democratic Primary Nominee of
i've D?mocratie Party for tho Unit
ed Slates Senate.
A dispatch from Lexington, Ky.,
says tho climax ol' W. J. Bryan's Vis
it to that City was reached Wodnes
duj aflernoon when he spoke lo the
Democratic mom hors of the legisla
ture behind closed deens, advocating
the election of former Gov. Beck
ham us United Slates senator. Mr.
Brnynn said neither Gov. Beckham
nor ai..body else bad invited bim to
He declared he had no fears for
himself. He said he was told in the
Goobel Campaign that he might hur?
himself if he caine to Kentucky.
"I 01 u not afraid of hurting my
self when the interests of the Dem
ocrat ic party are at stake," said Mr.
"I might be a candidate this year,"
he said. "1 do not know. Only two
delegates have been elected and they
have boen instructed for me, hut
they are not enough to elect nie.
If What I say hero affects my
c'nanees of election it is not a sulli
cient bilbo to keep my mouth closed.
I am in the habit of saying what 1
Ho said be had come to Ken Hick y <
not for Beckham, hut for ?ho Domo- ?
eratic nominee and that If McCreary
wore tho nominee for senator he ,
would ho here speaking for McCrary.
"I am here," he said, "because I ,
believe the Democratic ticket bas a ,
good chance to ho elected this year.
I do not know who tho Democratic (
stja'ndai d-liearer may bo, but I know ,
Grut U 'jibes a Democratic senate L
H?\i ? ..... . !. uphold ibo piv.'ileV? L'? (
do not want to be president simply ,
to sit In a chair, but to do something |
for t he people. .
"All tho popularity of the Repub- <
Hean president has come from adop- ,
lion of Democratic principles and re- ,
"We cannot rely much on Repub
lican sena torn. We may got then
house, but it will require an over- ,
whelming victory to get the senate. t
I am hopeful wc may mnko enough
gains to secure Hie senate for Dem- (
ocratic reform. On Hie vole of one (
senator may rest the fate of Demo- |
"For a generation we have had a j
government under corporate control. (
This government was sold lo the |
blgbosl bidder and since thal time a
saturnalia feast has existed at Wash- ,
Ington. The only relief is a Demo- |
eratic triumph this fall; not only the ,
White Home, but abo the house and
senate The legislature of Kentucky
faces a great responsibility and
should arise to the occasion and elect ,
a Democratic senator on whoso vole
tho deliverance may result."
H.- said personalities should not
bo allowed to ligure In politics. He
said it was wrong for Democrats to
refuse to support men Just because 1
they dbi not want them He said in ?
1904 he took his medicino In Harker. '
Harker was the mau above all others
lie did not want, "but," declared,'
Bryan, "he stood for mon- Demo
crats than tho Republicans dbl and ll'
incepted him and did what I could '
for him. Give me a bitter enemy
and if he stands for the same things '
I stand for I will do more for him
than his best friend."
At Hu- conclusion of Mr. Bryan's 1
speech to the Democratic members j
of the legislature. Senator Wheeler '
Campbell, one or tho anti-Beckham
Democrats arose and said he would 1
refrain from making public bb; rea
sons why he would not vole for Beck'
ham for senator, but he would give
Mr. Bryah his remous lu private and :
he felt sure Mr. Bryan would shake i
I hands with him and say: "Well
done, good and faithful Democrat
Ile was gre eted wll h hisses.
Mr. Bryan made an address ho
for the legislat uro speak lng as follows :
"The embezzlement of power is as
great a crime as tho OinbOZZlemCnt
Mr. Bryan was referring to the
man Who is elected to a legislative
body and then votes against the wish
es of Ibo people who sent him. "I
bop^ 1,10 ,il,U! WUI come," ho raid,
"when s.uch betrayers will ' wiped
Mr Bryan declared that legisla
tors who are too conscientious to
vote as those who elect them want
should be conscientious enough to
I resign their offices.
"The rights of the corporations o\
t?nd only lo those given lo them by
btw." declared Mr, Brvan. The
! warnings of President Roosevelt as
BRYAN A WINNER
Henry Watterson Says He Will
Be Nominated and Elected.
Thinks GOT. Hughes, of New York,
is tiio Only Republican, Who Cnn
Defeat tho Great Commoner.
"Bryan is as good ns nominated."
"Just so sure as tho convention of
the Democratic party meets in Den
ver next July Bryan will be named as
the standard nearer or tue party."
"if the country remains In its pres
ent condition of unrest, Bryan will
"Governor Hughes ls the only can
didate- Hie Republican party can
name who could defeat Bryan under
Those quotations express the int
est opinions of Henry Watterson, tho
famous editor of the Louisville Cour
ier-Journal, and are part of au in
terview with him while In Washing
The fact that Col. Watterson has
bcenlcadiug the light against Bryan's
nomination by the Democratic party,
makes his utterances significant.
"lt is too late to defeat Bryan for
the nomination," said Col. Watter
son. "Had I been given six months
ago the support of those Democrats,
who aro now clamoring for another
nominee, we might have accomplish
"When I suggested that If Bryan
were to withdraw from tho contest,
I could name a man who measured
up to all the requirements, a good,
winning D?mocratie candidate for
president. When I mimed him and
found that he possessed all the qual
ifications I claimed for him, some
Democrats gave me credit for hav
ing some perspicuity is now too late.
Then followed the quotations made
"I am not personally unfriendly
lo Mr. Bryan,*' said Col. Watterson.
"On Hm contrary, I like him. ar.d I ;
inn convinced that if the country re
mains tn its present stato of unrest,
Bryan will lie the victor In tho next
?lection. Gov. Hughes is Hie only
tnan the Republicans could name
who WpUl.d have a chance to dofeat
he candidate or tho Denioei'ats, hov?- j
;ver he may he and with the coun
try in a normal state he would prob- i
idly be elected. But I repeat., If the 1
?onntry remains in a state of unrest,
victory will perch on the banner of 1
he Democrats in the national cloe- ,
ion nevi November. ,
"Who appears to you to be In the (
ead, po far as thc Republican nomi- ,
mt ion ls concerned?" Col. Watter
son was asked.
' If Taft is not nominated on the
irs! ballot, Gov. Hughes will bo
diesen on the second," was the
aeon lc responco. ,
' What about the senatorship out
II Kentucky would you become a ,
.oinpromise candidate, if Gov. Bock
iam ls not elected?"
"1 would not come to Washington
o taUe the oath of ofliCO If a certi
llcato of election were handed to
m ." replied Cid. Watterson. t
MUHDKRI0H8 HI N DOWN.
Members of Desperate Hand of Ne
groes Are Captured.
Three of a gang of negroes who
brained a Cincinnati Southern tolo
nra ph operator, John Brown, at An
aadel. Morgan county. Tennessee,
md later idiot and killed n bridge
watchman. David Langley, last Sat
urday night, have been captured or
killed. One, name unknown, was
killed Monday by a posse. A second
mo was captured and is being held
Tor safekeeping. The third surren
dered to a farmer living near Wait-,
lung after he had been shot by a
|)OSSC, pursuing him. He was tam
il over to Sheriff Langley of Mor
gan county, who Started for knox
ville with him. Excitement is too
high In Morgan county to keep the
inen In Wartburg jail. t
Brau ley Cols Sentence.
Henry W. Thompson, a prominent
young Spnrtahbiirg stock broker who
icot into trouble last Slimmer by us
ing the mails for fraudulent pur
poses to get $!'),000 from a York, Fa.,
brm for Aiken mill stock, which he
pretended was to be sold to an Au
gusta broker, pleaded guilty in the
Fedora! Court at Columbia Wednes
day and was given 18 months In the
Atlanta Federal prison.
to groat fortunes which had been
built up by tho growth of tho cor
porations was warmly commended by
the speaker. Mr. Brynn said that he
wanted to express his gratification
and gratitude for tho taking off from
his shoulder a pa t of the cussing
corporations whicli he formerly had
According to the speaker the re
cent panic, was due to fictitious val
ues. Ile said every Slate should
pass such laws or amendments ria
would make Impossible watered
slock ami fictitious capitalization, t
SAVED AT LAST
Rescued From Mine After Being
Entombed Over Forty Days.
FED THROUGH A PIPE.
A. I>. Halley, 1*. J. Brown and P.
McDonald, Tinco Minora, After Do
ing Prisoners lu a Colorada Mino
Since Die First of Ln?t December,
Were Drought to tho Surface One
Day Last Week.
After having been ' entombed 46
days, one thousand feel below tho
surface tn the Alpha shaft of tho
GlrotlX mine, near Ely, Nev., P. J.
Brown, A. I). Hailey and Fred Mc
Donald were rescued last week.
Whistles all over the camp blew
loudly, while crowds cheered in the
streets of Ely to tho ringing of the
"Ah," waa tho only word of Bail
ey, the first to roach the outer air.
Ho tottered forward into the arms
of comrades, who in a few minutes
"ls that you, Arthur?" queried
Fred McDonald, as bis brother step
ped forward and embraced bim after
nearly seven weeks of seporatlon.
"Hy George, lt certainly seems good
to he out of that hole," bo said as
he was led away, telling bis brother
of his terrible experience.
"Somebody give me a chew of to
bacco," sahl Brown, with a laugh as
he was led from the mine shalt to
the chango room where the three
men were made comfortable.
Tho news that rescue was near at
hand reached Ely from tho mine
shortly after ll. o'clock tho day be
foro and many citizens went to tho
mouth of tho shaft to greet the men.
Many hours passed while the crowd
W?iited and the entombed men and
their rescuers dug vigorously to re
tnovo tho earth th,"| blocked V.u
mouih of ino 1,000 feet tunnel.
Finally the anxious crowd around
tho shaft, heard the bell signal,
"hoist away" and a loud cheer
burst forth. The basket soon rose to
tho surface, hearing one of the res
cuers supporting Bailey. Mrs. Bail
ey was not present, tis ono of her
children was sick. As soon as Bail
ey was provided with Clean clothes
he hurried homo supported by
Another shout of joy greeted Fred
McDonald and when tho last man
Doter Drown, came out the crowd be
came almost hysterical, realizing
lhat. the long entombment was end
Cn tho morning of December 4th.
McDonald, Brown and Bailey and
two Creeks were working in the bot
tom of a shaft 8f> feet below tho
purni) station and 1,685 feet below
the surface. The shaft caved in,
snapping tho cable used to haul the
cage from tho shaft and hurling
thousands of tons of rock and tim
bers into the shaft. From the bot
tom of the compartment in which
the men were working to the pump
ing station, a series of rickety lad
ders offered the only means of eg
With falling rocks and timbers
streaming down on them the livo
men struggled up these ladders, Half
way up falling timbers knocked the
two Greeks from the ladders killing
them. Bailey, McDonald and Brown
reached tho purni) station. Its tim
bered roof withstood the rock and
huber that came down the shaft and
offered them a safe prison where for
a whole day the men crouched,
while tit Inerv?is, rocks and timb?es
kept crashing about them, threaten
ing momentarily to crush the deep
At first it was thought on the sur
face that all five of the men bad per
ished, hut twenty-four hours after
the accident tho three burled men
managed to make themselves heard
by tapping on a six inch water pipo
that reached from the pumping sta
tion to the surface. Communication
was established with the world
above and food and drink were plen
teously lowered through the pipe.
A large supply was sent down, ns
lt was feared tho pipe might be brok
en before the rescurers could reach
the Imprisoned men. Hut. through
out the long weeks of imprisonment
?his pipe was dalley used. A port
able telephone was lowered and tho
men were abb; to talk with people
above. Thin telephone carried from
friends news of the world and mes
..H Of cheer, and from tho bur
ied men reports of their condition.
Tried to Destroy Factory.
At Glarksvllle, Tenn., an attempt
was made Wednesday night to set.
fire and dynamite IhO loose tobacco
factory of the Hayos-Sorey Tobacco