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A GENTLE ROAST
Given Secretary Cortelyou By
Te tutor Tillman Because He
FAILED TO RESPOND
To a Itcsolutlon of tho Se?alo in
Reference to tho Issue of Panania
Hoads.-Senator Aldrich Defends
?ortelyuu mid Make Excuses for
Him, Which Onuses Senator Till
man to Use Some Caustic K?nincks.
Just before tim tin Ked States
Sonni o adjourned Tuesday Senator
Aldrich received a letter from Sec
rotary Cortelyou explaining the de
lay that has been experienced in his
reilly to the resolution calling on
him for information concerning the
recent Panama canal bond Issue and
tho lotter was promptly laid before
the senate. Karl lor In tho day Sena- 1
tor Tillman indulged In caustic, com
ment upon what he characterized
as the secretary's apparent "diso- 1
bed lonee" to a sonato resolution.
In his letter Mr. Cortelyou said:
"1 am sorry that there should
have been a misunderstanding as to
tho time when my answer to the
sonate resolution regarding the
treasury operations would be sent. In.
Had I boen advised of your request
to know when it might bo expected,
i would have replied thal I required 1
a little more tinto to go over the
mass of figures it involved, ll is my i
desire, ol course, thal all business ?
of Ibis kind shall lie disposed of ?
promptly( bul this matter is so lill- !
portant thal I have foll it desirable
that every feature of tho report 1
should bo (dearly stated, both for the 1
information of tho senate and lu l
justice lo tho department. It is my l
desire and intention to submit a :
complote response to the resolution ?
and 1 hope to have it ready In tho I
course of tho next few days in all :
probability about tho beginning of i
"The amount of work involved in
tho preparation of such voluminous
data may not be fully appreciated 1
by some, hut it should be remember i
ed that the force in all the bureaus I
here, which have to do Intimately I
with financial matters, have been 1
1)11. I MIHI.Ill ll|H ... M kilto UUU&liOIl I
in tho senate by inquiring whether i
the vice president had received a re- <
ply to tho resolution from tho seer.' .
tary of tho treasury. i
"Nothing yet," responded the vice t
"lt ls a little curious thal an of- i
leer of tho government should be
willing after wo have given him con- :
rririorablo Hmo to send In the Infor- i
matlon," said Mr. Tillman. "Tho cur
rency bill is to bo brought. In ?ind !
pressed for consideration and lt I
seems strange that, tho secretary of
the treasury who ls directly res pon- ?
albie for our financial affairs should
rofuso to send in a report giving tho
information wo need."
Chairman Aldrich of tho finance
committee, who was out of tho room i
when Mr. Tillman made tho inquiry,
reentered tin? room at this juncture,
just aa Senator Platt suggested that
ho bo called.
"Wo aro told," said Mr. Tillman,
"that Secrotary Cortelyou is Ul, but
ho was not too lil to go to Now York
t.o mako a speech. It seems extra
ordinarily phenomenal that wo can
not get a report from him."
"The fact ls," said Mr. Aldrich.
*^tho papers were In form lo bo pre
sented and they were placed before
Secretary Cortelyou, but. he found In
Order to make the presentation to
tho senate in a form satisfactory to
himself would reunir? a longer time
than was supposed.
"The criticism In tho senate as to
that action led tho secretary to make
H frank and explicit answer to all
suggestions as to what was done
with the bonds and certificates of
y'^dobtednoss, Tho socrotary assured
I <, this morning thal he is prepar
ing this matter as rapidly ns possi
"f'i no definite timo fixed?" asked
Mr. Tillman. "As soon as possible
means between now and doomsday."
"Those of us who knew Mr. Cor
telyou," sahl Mr. Aldi ich, "know
that he ls in ver delinquent In his
public duties, and I think if Ibo sen
ator from South Carolina would find
an opportunity to talk this nial tor
over Willi him he would be satisfied."
" M (lld not lake that long to issue
tho bonds," insisted Mr. Tillman.
"Thal was a simple maller," re
fortod Mr. Aldrich. "The senator
from South Carolina does not realize
that ho can pul down on paper in
quiries that will take many month's
and much work on tho part of tho
force of a great ri"pnrl limul to an
?wer. Il ls much easier to ask ques
tions than to answer thom.
V "Tho senator will recall," Inter
rupted Mr. Tillman, "that these
questions wore asked by his own
.rom in lt lee. Now I will givo some
addll Ional reasons why wo WOUid
havo this Information forwarded to
us. I have a lotter from Mr. Kio
borg Inclosing a reply ho roceived
from Assistant Secretary Edwards.
"This," he continued, "may gl/a
somo* light as showing why tho sec
rotary IlndB lt so dlfllcult to answer
Inquirios wo have propounded. This
ls tho letter giving reasons why ho
refused to recognize bidders for
In reply Mr. Tillman road from Ed
ward's lettor: 'You ar? advised thal
under the reservation made by thu
department allotment was first made
to individuals and Institutions for
amounts'not exceeding $10,000. The
remainder was allotted to tho highest
"This course was followed," tho
letter continued, "because it was not
doomed wiso it? tho currency strin
gency mah lag allotments to Individ- t
Hals which resulted in leaving 00 |
per cent, purchase price in the (
hanks and allowed them to take out
circulation on the Panama bonds.
"This circular made no reservation !"
of bids," declared Mr. Tillman. 1
"This is purely an executive function 1
and when tho facts are brought out s
I think they will show, that tho sec- 1
rotary of the treasury has utterly 1
disregarded tho law in Iiis anxiety, :
laudable as it may have boon, to
supply currency to Now York against 1
other parts of the country." 1
Mr. Tillman then turnod to Mr J
Aldrich and indulged in some per- 1
BOlial references to him. He doolav- N
ed that nothing could luivo consider- '
at lon In the senate while tlio chair- 1
man of the finance committee was v
Dut of tho chamber.
"Wo have to sit hero," he said, -1
"until his great personage comes '
through tho door." '
Mr. Tillman declared that the Ito- 1
publican side bad to await, the nod of
ilu> chairman of thc committee on .
(lnance. "Thc senator," added .Mr. 6
Tillman, looking at .Mr. Aldrich, v
"knows thi' great power and tit fl 11
.uce which he deservedly hebb: with c
the senate and with the country, r
?ind it is not worth while for him to -N
liff ec I mock modesty. He is too great :l
ii man lo have any affectation ol' any v
.Mr. Aldrich said ho had groat u
confidence in the secretary ol' the s
treasury and did not wish to discuss
ibis question until be had before bim
Lhe statement, and suggestions of the I"
secretary, ile was satisfied that in
i short lime they would bo laid hts- 0
fore the senate and ho thought the s
lecretary should be given time to >'
reply in the best possible manner, b
Ile was sure the secretary had done H
what lie thought was best. W
Mr. Tillman disavowed any int ea- 11
lion of saying Mr. Gorlolyou bad liol
:lotio what he thought tilt; best. "I ii- V
fortunately," he added, "in Ibis conn- a
try we lind ourselves subjected io 11
ivliut appeals to some of us as usur- "
mg ranroaus ot Pennsylvania ii they
Ucl not obey tho'Hepburn Interstate
:o in merco law in regard to thc own
Mship of products they transport. I
think this statement is ph?nom?nal,"
leclnred Mr- Tillman.
Senator Gallinger suggested that
tho law docs not become operativo
until May 1, and ho regarded Hie
abatement as so incredible that ho
?lid not be)lore it.
"It is time the senate should do a
little business," said Mr. Tillman, on
[ts own accord. Wo have got a doctor
In command of a ship and all sorts
of things are going on. I do not
know what is going to happen next.
It may be a declaration of war.
Tho senate devoted over two hours
to considering tho bill revising tho
criminal laws of the (J ni tod States
and then at 4 : I f> adjourned.
KI01TNI0D All) TO ll IS SI ST IO H
And So Ho Shot, Down and Murder
ed M. Svlrldoff.
At Krasno-Ufimsk, Russia, Sytri
doff, president of the local Kernst
vo, was shot to death by a brother!
of Mlb(. Ragozinnikova, tlu? murder
ess of General Mnxlmoffsky, director j
of the department of prisons of the
ministry of the interior, on October j
L'S bast. It ls supposed thal, tho mur
der was committed In rovongo for
the refusal of M. Sylrldoff to make
any move In behalf of Mlle, RllgO
zinulkova during her trial.
Mlle. Rlgozinnlkoya was a daugh
ter of a toucher in tho Imperial
conservatory of Music of Perin pro
vince. She presented herself at the
weekly recopilen of Clouoral Mnxl
moffsky in St. Petersburg, and when
admitted to his presence, drew a re
volver and (Ired seven shots al the
general, six bullet? laking effect. On
Oct.. ii Mlle. Ragozinnikova was
ONTO moidiox I:I> KU,MOD
Costly Pire Docs llb! Damage in the
( 'it y of ( 'hicngo.
A dispatch from Chicago says ono
man is believed lo ho killed and over
a score severely injured and a prop
erly loss of $:>!">(>,not) caused by a fire
whi(d) bridie oui In (lie printing es
tablishment of the W. I*. Dunn com
pany, Sunday night, and for a lime
threatened to gel beyond cont nd of
The building occupied by the print
lng concern was completely gutted
and UlO Hotel Florence adjoining
Quests In the latter, and also iii
the Orand Pacific, wero thrown In a
Fanned by a milo-a-minuto galo,
tho flames beat fiercely against tho
sky ?crapors In tho compactly built
DREAMS ANO GHOSTS.
Mating and Talki,-.,, with Spirits
of Living and Dead.
Prof. Biter, of norlin University,
Hays During Bicep Our Spirits
Wander About Heaven and Marth.
Tho mind lias a back door.
Tho brain has of ton boon called
ho house of tho mind. One should not
ie surprised to loam that it has a
lack door, Uko other houses.
It ls through this exit (hat tho
iou! escapes in tho silent hours-in
lui hour when wo aro in the strange
loath-like condition which wo call
deep. At such times lt roams abroad
n sourch of adventures, and t le
niently it linds very curious and even
In sleep wo pass out of tho body
tito a wonderful region, with which
n our waking moments wo aro not at
ill acquainted. What and where is
his region, nnd who aro tho people
vho Inhabit lt. Such questions are
nost Interesting, and now for the
lrst time comos forward a wise man
vho ventures to answer them.
Tho wise man's name ls Professor
rioritz Daer, who occupies the chair
ii phyclio-physics in the University
'I' Merlin Ho says (hat the niys
erious country which wo visit in our
Ironies is the Hereafter, and that the
?eople we meet lhere are in reality
;hosts. Some day, after wo are dead,
ve may como to know them hotter.
1'ach day of your existence on
arth, sa>s Professor Haer, may he
ogarded as a lifo in miniature
sight conies, and you die tompor
rily. Tho whole term ol' your sur
ival in the world is a series of Utile
Ifo-tilllOS, interrupted hy brief per
xis of seeming death, which wo call
The likeness of sleep to death bas
icon the subject of a vast deal of
hilosophtcalcomment. Until is much
loser and more striking than bi gen
ially Imagined. When you fall into
lumber, your eyes turn upward,
our heart heat slackens, your pulse
e<-lillies feebler, and your breathing
lows down. Your condition, in a
.ord, counterfeits death most rc
\\ the death were real, your soul
Ollld take its departure tor good
nd all. never to return. Hut in this
unporary stale (according to the
li cory of Professor Haer) ii merely
rolled by mere physical limitations ,.,
neb as retard and impede tho move
louis ol' the body, \V
We often meei Iii our dreams peo- f:
lo who, as we well know, have long ()
eon dead. Vet, somehow, we are (
ot in the least surprised. We talk q
) them, ami hear (hem speak, as if
[ wore quite a matter of course. Why ,.,
hould this lie so. Professor Haer |
ays it is simply became ghosts are ;l
ho most natural kind ot' persons (o ;l
mounter in (be country of non-llv- ,.
lt is in the realm of the Hereafter v
hose people dwell; a realm in which j,
so Professor Haer believes) we must ?,
onie day take up our ow n residence. ?,
t seins to be a country of shadows. (]
int, unfortunately, the glimpses we
i>t of it aro too fleeting to enable us t
roporly to judge. Or rather, lt c
light be said that, for some reason
ot easy to explain, our waking mein- ;J
rles of our experiences in that mys- f,
I I ions region are so feeble and In- j,
1st Incl, save in rare imdances, that
hey serve only to puzzle and confuse ,
ur minds. i
Tin- dream folk, who dwell in the 0
md beyond the threshold of waking v
'lusciousness, appear (o be cheerful ^
noilgh. If we can judge of the coll- s
ilion of the dead from what we see (,
I' them When WO visit the stl'UllgC 0
ountry (hey Inhabit, it. would not t
oem that they are otherwise than (.
tippy. On the contrary, (hey are j
-fien merry; (hey talk pleasantly and j
onietlmes most amusingly.
lt may lie said that lllOsi of th*' "
copie wo meet in dreams are living ,
ndividuals. Yes, undoubtedly, but v
ot (he Ivlng persons themselves. ,
hese likewise (says Professor Haer) t,
re phantoms. For the living have .
.hosts a:, well as the dead. What we J
nean hy a ghost is the soul of a hu- j
nan being dead or alive, made vidi- s
de to tho eye. Such phenomena an- ,
arely, if ever, obsborved, in waking
UOllinlllH, but in the silent waddles,
linn i he spiritual self OSCnpOSl,
brough the back door of the mind |
ind wanders abroad, they are so
.oininon as (o be not OVCll noto
And, when- the ghosts ol' the liv j
Hg are concerned what nore mil -
ir.il than that VOUI phantom, or
nine, when it slips out of the body
md ?isih; tin' region of the Beyond,
ihOllld meet (he spectre;; ol' other
lleepng persons, likewise on the
ramble.' Most of tim souls (if such
we shall call them) thai wo encoun
ter on these occasions are, as miglll
he oxpected (bose of total strangers,
but many are friends of our waking
lives, and Sometimes (bey aro near]
relations. Doubtless, profitable ex
changes of recoil cotions in regard to
such moetings might bo made after
wards, between yourself and your
neighbor Smith, for example, follow
ing a dream conversation in which
you two engaged-woro lt not for
the excessively fleeting and frag
meutary oharactor of such memories,
which haston to escape us evon us wo
are trying to rcall thom.
One thing fairly cortain in that the
ghosts of tho doad hnvo no power to
communicate with us, unless it ho in
dreams. If they possossod such pow
er, thoy would undoubtedly exorciso
lt; yot (putting aside all tho phenom
ena of so-caled "spiritualism" as
hopelessly discredited) they give us
no opportunity of the kind, though
wo would so eagerly grasp it.
Deep down in the human mind
Lhere exists a belief that tho dead,
gOlierally speaking, aro hostile and
langerons lo the living. Hence tho
lread which will withhold not only a
-hlld, but almost any grown poison
)f either sex from passing alono
hough a graveyard at night. Indeed,
I is safo to say that nothing In tho
>vorh|, ur out of it. is regarded with
niel? universal fear as a ghost -Ibis
oo. notwithstanding tho fact that no
llithenUcatod instance ls on record
n which a specie or apparition of
my kind did harm to a living oroa
ure. Tho sttporstltutien in question
s doubtless an inheritance from our
nest remote ancestors, who believed
hat tho dead wore liable to assume
ho guise and role of malignant de
ntis; but lt seems strange that mod
trn enlightenment should not have
lono away with BO nonsensical a no
Oddly enough, however, when in ''
mr dreams wo encounter the ghosts '
>f the dead, we aro unterrifled. To '
lo so, indeed, appears quilo natural '
iud a matter of course. For under '
melt conditions the point of view is 1
dtattged. We ourselves ?ire phau '
oms likewise (according to Profos
?or Hiter), abd wo meei them, those 1
?Ibers, on an equal fooling. They
ire liol afraid of us, and why should 1
ve he afraid ol" I hem ?
Al the hot lom ol' the ghost-fear is
i dread of the mysterious, lite un- '
mown and tho intangible. Hut, 1
V'hetl your soul lins made a ti-mpor
irv escape through Hie mind's hack '
loor, it finds il sid I' in a world where, 1
s one might say. all the relations of
binga aro altered. It has arrived, 1
o to say, behind tho scones, and (as ?
?udor circumstances on the stage) *
he mystery becomes mere maller of 1
ourse. Intangibility is normal in '
be realm of the Hereafter especial
v. when oneself is a pail ol' il.
Professor liner advances his ideas ?
n the subject not as a statement ot '
scortatned fact, of course the mat- .'
ur being ono respecting which ex- .''
ct knowledge is obviously imposai- "
le but ?is ?i theory, which, he '
Iiiuka, linds endorsement in d?duite t
nd logical evidences. lt is liol prac
?cable here, for lack ol' splice, even '
.., ...... . m: ??ream lil*1 is in a i
urta in sonso a real life, ami mn
loroly a "magic lantern show," in
hielt Imagination uncontrolled, in
iniastic colors, paints a m ttl t lt u te <
f slides" may be put. as he offers
hem tentatively, in the form of
To begin with, whal is Ibis strange
calm which wo visit in our dreams?
?rofoasor Daer believes that ii is *
dual, and by no moans purely In- ?
glnnry. lt is not even an "utidis
overed country," for we spend there
0 small part, of our Hine limit. Hut Q
Hiero are w?> to suppose that it ls
scated? Is it near or far away? Or J
re wo to suppose that it ls simply an
nvisible world, through which we (
nconsciously wnndor in our waking
iiomonts, thourgh Unable lo discern
he people (ylowless under waking
ondit ions 1 who Inhabit lt?
Again, shall we, after we di?-, as- (
urning in por maumu fashion the
hostly stat?-, ourselves becomC in
labilanls of this mysterious country?
uni. If so, what will be our co nd I- ^
ion therein? Shall WO bc? happy, or '
?thqrwtso? In classical literature
ne linds again and again the idea.
, hit li the scientists seem to have
lOrslstently entertained that the t
ouls ot the departed Stiffer from a ,
h ron lc melancholy. Thus the heroes %,
if the Trojan war, as Ulysses found ?
hem when bc- ventured Into Hades, ?
minimally lamenting their lol. wish- ?
ng that they were alive again, Dut \
ms Bitch a not ion any proper basis? j
Professor Dael's belief is unite op- ,
losite. At ?ill events, he deems it a ?
ni:/..ike to believe that the ghosts
VO meet in our wanderings through
he domain in thc- Doy o ml are pur
Hing, like the phantoms ?d' Hector
nd Achilles which Odysseus met, an
.1 together aimless and vegetative ex
fllchcc. He thinks wo may rather
UppoftO that they have occupations
if one sort or another, useful in
vays wo know liol of.
if the wanderings of the ghnsl,
[loop are under any soil ol' control.
1 would h,- Interesting to know by
vital they are directed. Nothing,
leomlngly, could be more haphazard.
Venes and Inc idents follow one au
ithor in n" orderly sequence, np
laroiltly, and people come and go
yltllOUl any oin ions rhyme or rea -
>on. Many dreams, Of COtll'80, are
,-ery pleasurable, while cd hers are
Tar from agrtealde and sometiines
? ven terrifying. Dui, as Professor
Daer suggests, lhere ls no reason for
supposing that in Hie region of thc
Hereafter if bis theory, Identifying
it with tho country we visit in our
slumbers, be accepted is a placo de
void of unpleasantnesses.
Tho ghost thal walks in dreams,
according to his idea, ls none other
than the subconscious, or secondary,
?elf - the sir ingo "double?" which in
habits every one of us, doing much
of our thinking for us, yet only in
rare Instances revealing ltnolf In such
Shot By a Convict Who Escaped
Two Months Ago.
IN lineman W. A. Clyde, of Sumter,
Shot to Death While Trying to Ar
rest u Negro Convict.
Policeman Clyde, of Sumter, waa
Shot and killed about twelve o'clock
Monday night by Toney Moses, col
orod, an escaped convict, near Dos
sards, Sumter county. Moses es
caped about two months ago from
the Sumter chaingang. Ho was lo
cated Monday night at a house near
Bossards. Officer Clyde and Consta
ble Nunns maker went out to cap
ture him, as a reward had been of
fered for bis capture. The officers
rent to the house and demanded ad
nitlance. Mr. Clyde went to one
loor and Mr. Nunnamakor to another
loor. Mr. Clyde forced his way into
Jho house with his characteristic
bravery and found Moses under a
He called upon Moses to como out
und surrender, but Mopes' reply was
i shot from a shotgun, which took
effect in Mr. Clyde's abdomen. The
popular and efficient officer succumb
ed to Hm terrible wound within a few
tiours, exhibiting rare fortitude and
forbearance. Mr. Nunnamakor went
to tho assistance <>r bis injured
nether officer and medical assistance
ivas si-cured as soon as possible.
Mr. Clyde meanwhile being taken
0 (he house of Mr. Marion Horn,
ivhore he died about two o'clock
I'uesday morning. The adair has
:reatod consternation in Sumter and
s regretted beyond expression. Mr.
Hyde's brother olllcors of the Sum
er police force are using every
Heans to locale his murderer.
The city of Sumter bas offered a
eward of $10 0 for (he arri st of
doses. While public sentiment is
.cry bil (rn- against Moses still it can
lot be said that excitement runs
Hess than a month ago this gon
ai and kind hearted 0 hi CC r's Utile
l-yenr-old child was burned tn death,
ile Coroner's jury returned a ver
1 iel in accordance with Hie faits,
md implicated Daphne MoDnniels,
ne of the women in tho house at
he iii:, of tin' shooting, who was
il aced in jail.
Tho murdered Offlccr has many
riends in Orangeburg, having livod
> i, io? mm.
sill, loni,HM HIM.
I Coorain Fanner Who lind Knit h
A special to Tho Augusta ('liron
do says a. Kussel county farmer
latins to have lost $40 by consoli
ng a clarlvoyant in Columbus, (?a.
daughter had a barn of his hum
id some wieks since, and came to the
iairvoyant to lind out who Hied the
tincture. He was told that in ten
lays he would be told, and Hie
'mind read u " incidentally inform
al him (hat gold was to be found
ni his land. He paid down $4? with
he agreement Huit he would bo told
n ten days exactly where to l?ente
he gold. Ho returned when the ten
lays were up, but the clairvoyant
md lied. t
ilerryiiiiikors Are Driven Into Their
Domes ami Durait Up.
A dispatch from Sofia, Holgar?a
;ays news has reached here of a ter
?Ilde tragedy which occurred at the
dllnge of DragoBh, mar Monastir,
i (own in Macedonia, several days
igo. While a festival was in pro
gress and Hm villagers were dane
ng upon the lawns in (he public
?arks, a large band of Creeks sud
loniy swooped down upon (hem, and
i ft cr driving (hem into their houses,
set (Ire to the buildings and burned
hem to death. The victims includ
.d women and children, and num
lered, it. is said, between twenty-live
md forty ?lve.
Th? Newberry Observer gives I hip
?ood advice, "ll you have any nioner
mt lt in the bank. Don'i keep I
i holli Hie house ns a templ-Hon to
thieves and robbers. Hank .. safe.
Not one in a thousand > . rails. A
railroad engineer in * ? ? ta had $ i.
OOO stolen from I -sidence one
night last, wee' 1 has not been
many years . 1 good woman of
Ibis count- . $1,300 stolen from
her pren : and fl good man lind
$700 fid ids. The bank i.i thc
pince your moony until you gel
rend' o spend H. Of course one
o' ; i to keep a little loose change
oil him for convenience; but home
i no place for laying up money for
fashion as lo he distinguishable from
(he self we know and recogni/o. Con
sidered from this point of view, th.
spectre of our nocturnal visions ii
extraordinarily interesting as a sub
ject of study. What a pity that wi
?cannot grasp it and study lt at leis
in a Faker's Story.
Little Over Ten Thousand Bales
Up to Sixteenth of January
Which is Nearly Two Thousand Univ.}
Itvss Thun the Number Ginned Un
to tho Sumo Time Lost Year.
The cens?a bureau Thursday Is
sued a report showing that the cot
ton in the United States ginned from
tho growth or 1007 to January lt?
was 10,337,607 bales, against 12,
176,199 bales for the same period
last year, and 9,989,024 bates for
the same porlod tn i9or?. Activo
ginneries mi inhered 27,370.
Round hales were counted as half
Vales. The number of round hales
licluded 187.5G2 for 1908, 258,7 17
for 1907, and 270,069 for 1900. Sea
pland included 80,187 for 1908, 56,
|26 for 1907, and 104,710 for 1906.
The distribution of sea island cot
ton for 190S by States ls as fol b u s:
Florida, 27,421; Georgia, 40.: : ti ;
South Carolina, 12,330.
Running bales ginned by States
Alabama, 1,070,1 93 hales; 3,441
Arkansas, 667,196 bales; 2,103
Florida. r,3, 4 73 bales; 24 7 gin
Georgia, 1,771,913 bales; 4,538
Kentucky, 1,341 bales; 2 gin
Louisiana. 500,476 bales, 1,849
Mississippi, 1,287,927 Dales; 3,510
Missouri, 29,378 bales, 75 gin
New Mexico, 303 bales; 2 gin
North Carolina, 591,356 hales, 2,
71 ti ginneries.
Oklahoma, 779,650 hales, 971 gin
South Carolina, 1,093,707 bales;
Tennessee, 238,434 bales; 663
Texas. 2,146,548 bales; 3,975
Virginia. 8,212 bales; 101 gin
ATTAOKI?I) RY ANGRY HULL.
Tw?> Vonni/ Women Frightened >oi/t
iiaugh tried to lase rolugu in u nee
in their uncle's pasture!, near Jack
sonville, N. J. Miss Pol hom us was
climbing a small birch, winni she
felt tho tree shaking violently and
The girl landed upon the back of
tho bull, which she clutched as u
drowning man clutches at a plank.
The animal hounded off across the
uneven ground, carrying her a ([Har
ter of a tulle before lt stumbled and
foll, throwing Miss Polhemus over
The shock that had shaken Miss
Polhemus out of the tree was caused
by Miss Gavanaugh being tossed by
the bull Into the branches. When
Farmer Cavanaugh rushed to the as
sistance of his nieces, he found Jes
sie hanging from a limb by her
skirts. The girls were hysterical.
Miss Cavanaugh was badly bruised,
and will be kept to ber bed for sev
eral days. t
TRIO UNWRITTEN UAW.
Woman Acquitted for Killing Man
Who Wronged Hoi.
At Ml Paso, Texas, having follow
ed Robert J. Sch ra ni to his room and
shot him down after he refused to
righi her wrong by marrying her
just two days after the verdict of
not quilty In tho II rad loy case, in
Washington, Mary Adloff was found
not guilty of murder and released,
both on the pion of "unwritten law,"
and temporarily insanity.
She admitted killing Sch ram, but
said after she nursed his dying wife
at LaJountn, Col., he made love to
her, promised to marry her, and then
betrayed her and loft for Bl Paso,
where, when she followed and asked
him to koop his promise and marry
her, he struck her.
WOnien hugged her as she Glopped
forth free and (hey squeezed the
hands of the jury and said, "God
bless you." t
sino CAP i tmos HIM.
A Frail Little Woman Held Hiirglar
Until Police Came,
At Waterbury, Conn., Mrs. Lizzie
Wolff, U frail woman, wife of Ad
rian F Wolfe, superintendent of tho
ool room in the Scoville company's
works, held up a flat thief in their
home on Ridge street Friday night,
made him disgorge, and then with a.
revolver, held him cowed in a cor
ner until the police arrived, eighteen,
ile is Arthur Rosenthal, a Boston
crook, sentenced for burglary in Con
cord, March 28, 1906 and having a
' long criminal record.
Mrs. Wolff was at supper when,
hearing a noise, she grabbed a re
? volver, swung Ibo electric switch
- lighting tho apartment, and found
him ransacking her chamber. t