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A GENTLE ROAST
Given Secretary Cortelyou By
ie lator Tillman Because He
FAILED TO RESPOND
To ll Resolution of tho Sciltlto tn
ltoference to tho Issue of Panama
Hoods.-Senator Aldrich Defends
Cortelyou and Make Excuses for
Him, Which Causes Senator Till
man to Use Some Caustic Remarks.
Just before tho United States
Senate adjourned Tuesday Senator
aldrich received a lotter from Sec
retary Cortelyou explaining the tie
lay that has been experienced In his
reilly to the resolution calling on
him for information concerning tho
recent Panama canal bond issuo and
tho lotter was promptly laid before
tho senate. Barlior in tho day Sena
tor Tillman indulged in caustic com
ment upon what ho characterized
as tho secretary's apparent "diso
bedience" to a sonato resolution.
In his letter Mr. Cortelyou said:
"I um sorry that there should
have been a misunderstanding as to
the Ihne when my answer lo the
senate resolution regarding tho
treasury opera!ions would be sent In.
Had I been advised of your request
lo know when il might, be expected,
1 would have replied thal. I required
a lillie moro lime (n go over (he
muss of ligures ii Involved, lt is my
desire, of course, thal all business
of this kind shall be disposed of
promptly, but this matter is so Im
portant that I have felt it desirable
that every feature of the report
should be clearly slated, both for the
information of the senate and In
justlco to tho department, lt is my
deidre and intention to submit a
complote responso to the resolution :
ami 1 hope to have it ready in the
course of tho next, few days in all ;
probability about the beginning of
"'liie amount of work involved in
tho preparation ol' stich voluminous
dala may md be fully appreciated
by some, hut it should he remember <
ed that the force in all the bureaus
herc, which have lo do in Ulna, toi,V I
With financial matters, have been '
?M. iiiiuinii >i|?.i.u kiita iiuustion i
in tho sonate by Inquiring whether <
thc vice president had rccelvod a re t
jdy to the resolution from the soere- .
?Hi tary of tho treasury. i
"Nothing yid," responded the vice i
"lt ls a llttlo curious thai an pf
Icer of (he government should be
willing after wo have given him con- :
sidorablo Hmo to send In the Infor- i
matkm," said Mr. Tillman. "Tho cur
rency bill ta to bo brought In and
pressed for consideration and it :
seems strange that tho secretary of
tho treasury who is directly respon- i
ul bin for our financial affairs should
rofuBO to send in a report giving the
information wo need."
Chairman Aldrich of tho finance
.omniitteo, who was out of tho room
when Mr. Tillman made the inquiry,
reentered tho room at this juncture,
just as Senator Platt suggested that
ho bo called.
"Wo aro told," said Mr. Tillman,
"that Secrotary Cortelyou Is HI. but
ho was not too 111 to go to New York
to make a speech, it seems extra
ordinarily phenomenal that wo can
not cot a report from bim."
"The fact ls." said Mr. Aldrich,
"tho papers were in form to be pro
?eiltOd and they were placed before
Secrotary Cortelyou, but he found In
order to make the presentation to
tho sonate in a form satisfactory to
hiinsolf would require a longer time
than was supposed.
"Tho criticism m tim senate as lo
that, notion led lin; secretary lo make
a frank and explicit answer to all
suggestions as (o what was done
with tho bonds and cortlflcatos of
' vlohtedtlOSH. Tho secretary assured
h this morning thal he is prepar
ing this matter as rapidly as possi
"IMHO (jefinlto time fixed?" asked
Mr. Till man. "As BOOS as possible
means between now and doomsday."
"Those of us who knew Mr. Cor
telyou," said Mr. Aldrich, "know
ijiat he ls never delinquent In his
publie duties, and 1 think if tho SOU*
ator from South Carolina would (Ind
an opportunity lo talk this maller
over willi him lo- would lld satisfied."
"lt dbl not take (hal long to Issue
the blinds," Insisted Mr. Tillman.
'i hat was a simple matter," re
torted Mr. .Millich. "'Tho senator
from South Carolina does liol realize
that hO eau put down on paper In
quiries Hutt Will lake many months
and much work on tho part of the
rone of a great department to an
Hwer. Il is lunch easier to ask ques
tions than to answer (hem.
(t "Tho senator will recall," inler
rtipted Mr. Tillman, "tba! thoso
questions woro asked by his own
committee. Now I will givo some
additional reasons why wo WOUid
liavo this Information forwarded to
us. I liavo a lotter from Mr. Kio?
borg Inclosing a reply ho rocoived
from Aindstant Sooretary Edwards.
"This," ho continued, "may glv?
some* light as showing why tho soo
rotary linds it so dillleult to answer
Inquirios wo havo propounded. This
ls tlio letter giving reasons why he
refused to recognize bidders for
In reply Mr. Tillman road from Ed
ward's lotter: 'You ar? advised that
under tho reservation made by tho
department allotment was first mude
to individuals and institutions for
amounts'not exceeding $10,000. The
remainder was allotted to tho highest
'"I'hls course WUB followed," tho
lotter continued, "because lt was not
doomed wiso in tho currency strin
gency making allotments to individ
uals which resulted in leaving HO
per cont, pu rehuso price In the
hanks and allowed thom to take out
circulation on the Panania bonds.
"This circular made no reservation
Of hids," declared Mr. Tillman.
"This is purely ntl executive function
and whon the fads aro brought out
I think they will show, that the sec
retary of the treasury has utterly
disregarded tho law in his anxiety,
laudable as it may have been, to
supply currency to New York against
other parts of tho country."
Mr. Tillman then turned to Mr
Aldrich and indulged in some per
sonal references to him. Ho declar
ed that nothing could have consider
ation in tho sonate while tho chair
man of tho finance committee was
out of tho chain her.
"Wo have to sit here," ho said,
"until his groat personage comes
through t he door."
Mr. Tillman declared that tho Re
publican side had lo await the nod of
the chairman of the committee on
finance. "The senator," added Mr.
Tillman, looking at Mr. Aldrich,
"knows tho great power and I ll flu -
OtlCO which ho deservedly holds with
the senate and with the country,
and it is not worth while for him to
affect mock modesty. He is loo great
a man to have any affect?t ion of tiny
Mr. Aldrich said ho had groat
COnfidoilCO in Ibo secretary of tho
treasury and did not wish to discuss
this question until he had before hitit
tho slaloment and suggestions of ibo
secretary. Ho was satisfied thal in
?I short time they would be laid be
fore the senate ami ho thought tho
secretary should be given time to
reidy in (lie best possible manner.
Ile was sure tho secretary bad done :
what he thought was best.
Mr. Tillman disavowed any lulen- j1
lion of saying Mr. Cortolyou had not
llOllO ulla' be thought the best. "Ull
ror Innately," ho added, "in this coun- ;
Hy we bud ourselves BU bj OC tod lo
ivhllt appeals lo some of us as UStir- 1
mg railroads ol Pennsylvania il they
lid not obey the Hepburn Interstate
.ommorco law in regard lo the own
.rship ol' products they transport. 1
bink this statement is phenomenal,"
declared Mr. Tillman.
Senator Gallinger suggested that
tho law does not become operative
until May 1, and he regarded Hie
stntoinont as so Incredible that be
lld not believe it.
"It is time the senate should do a
little business." said Mr. Tillman, on
Its own accord. We have got a doctor
la command of n 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.
The senate devoted over two hours
lo considering the bill revising the
criminal laws of the United States
and then at 4:15 adjourned.
KKFU8KI) All) TO HIS SISTER
And So Ho Shot Down and Murder
ed M. Sviiidoff.
At Krnisno-Ufimsk, Russia, Sviii
doff, president of tho local Xoinst
vo, was shot to death by a brother
of Mlle. Ragozinnikova, the murder
ess ol' Gonornl Mnxlmoffsky, director
of tho department of prisons of the
ministry of the interior, on October
28 last. It ls supposed that the mur
der waa committed in revenge for
the refusal of M. Sylrldoff to make
any move In behalf ol' Milo. Rago
zinnikova during her trial.
Mlle. Kigozinnikovn was a (laugh
ter ol' a teacher in the Importal
conservatory of Music ol' Perm pro
vince. She presented herself at the
weekly reception of Gonoral Maxi
mo ff sk y in St. Petersburg, and when
admitted to his presence, drew a re
volver and fired seven shots at the
gonoral, six bullets taking effect, On
Oct.. :t Mlle. Ragozinnikova was
ONU IliCUl KV HI) KILLED
Costly tire Does Dig Damage in Gie,
City of Chicago.
A dispatch from Chicago says, oil
man is believed lo be killed and over
a score severely injured and a prop
erly loss of $550,000 caused hy a fire
which broke out in the printing es
tablishment ol' the W. I'. Dunn coin
patty, Sunday night, and for a timo
threatened to gol boyOltd control of
The building occupied by tho print
ing concern was completely gutted
and tho Hotel Florence adjoining,
GtlOStS In Ibo biller, and also In
Hie (?rand Pacific, were thrown in a
Fanned by a milo-a-mlnuto gale,
tho flamen beat fiercely against tho
sky ?craporn in tho compactly built
DREAMS AND GHOSTS
Mating and Talking with Spirits
of Living and Dead.
Prof. ?arr, of Dorita University,
Says During Sleep Our Spirits
Wander About Heaven and Earth.
Tito mind hus n back door.
The brain lias often been called
tho house of the mind. One should not
be surprised to learn that lt has a
back ?loor, Uko other houses.
It ls through this exit that tho
soul escapes in the silent hours in
tho hour when we are in tho strange
death-like condition which we call
sleep. At such times it roams abroad
in search ol' adventures, and fro
cition! ly it linds very curious and oven
In sleep we pass out of (he body
Into a wonderful region, willi which
in our waking moments wo are not at
all acquainted. What and where is
this region, and who aro tho people
who inh?bil lt. .Such questions tire
most Interesting, ?ind now for thc;
llrst. time comes forward a wisc? man
who ventures to answer them.
Tho wise man's mime is Professor
.Moritz Haor, who occupies the chair
of phycho-physics in the University
of Merlin. Ile says that the mys
terious country whic h Wo visit in our
dreams is the Hereafter, and that the
peoplo WO meed there are in reality
ghosts. Some clay, aller wo are dead,
WO may CO lu O to know them bolter.
Haili day ol your existence- on
earth, soys Professor liner, may be
regarded as a lifo in miniature
Night comes, and you die tempor
arily. Tho whole tenn of your sur
vival in the wendel is a series of little
life-times, interrupted hy brief per
iods of seeming death, whic h we c all
The likeness of sleep lo death has
been the subject of a vast deal of
philosophical comment. Hut it is much
closer and more striking than is gen i
orally imagined. When you fall into
slumber, your eyes turn upward, ?
your heart-heal slackens, your pulse
becomes feebler, and your breathing ?
slow;; down. Your condition, in a ?
word, counterfoils death most re i
mark ably. ?
ll ibo ci?., i were real, your soul i
would take its departure- tor good |
incl all, never to return. Hut in this ?
i en i pe i ra ry state' (according lo the i
theory of Professor Puer) it morely i
i roiled by mere physical limitations
nedi as ie tard and impede the- move*
monts <d' the body.
We ofte n mool in our dreams peo
ple w ho, as we- we ll know, have? long ,
boen dead. Yet, somehow, we are
not in the least surprised. We talk
to them, ami hear Hmm speak, as If
it were ? 111 i I ? . a matter of course. Why
should this be so. Professor ilaer
says it is simply because ghosts are
the mosl natural kind of persons to
encounter in the country of non-liv
lt is in the realm of thc? Hereafter
these peoplo dwell; a realm in w hich
(so Professor liner believes! we must
some clay take up our own residence.
lt se ni s lo be a country of shadows.
Mut, Unfortunately! Hie glimpses we
get of it aro too fleeting to enable us
properly to judge. Or rather, lt
might be said (bal, for some reason
not easy (o explain, our waking mem
ories of our experiences in that mys
terious region are so feeble and In
distinct, save in rare instances, that
itu y serve only to puzzle and confuse
The dream folk, who dwell in thc1
tami beyond the threshold of waking
consciousness, appear to be cheerful
enough. If wo cnn judge of the con
dillon of the dead from what we see
ol' them when we visit the strang?'
country they inhabit, it would not
seem (bat they are otherwise (ban
happy. On tho contrary, they are
often merry; they talk pleasantly and
sometimes most amusingly.
lt may bo said that most of tho
people we meed in dreams un? living
individuals. Yes, undoubtedly, but
uni the Ivlng pbrsons themselves.
Those likewise (says Professor Haor)
are phantoms. For the living have
ghosts as WOll as the ?lead. What we
mean by a ghost ls the soul ol' a hu
man being dead or alive, niade visi
ble lo thc? eye. Such phenomena are
rarely, if ever, obsbcrvod, Iii waking
moments, but in the silent watches,
when the spiritual sell escapes
through tho back door of the mind
and wanders abroad, they an? so
Common as to be md ?veil note
And, where- Hu- ghosts of the' liv
ing an? concerned, v. hat more nat
ural than thal ?our phantom, or
lilllie, when it slips out ol th?? body
and visit;. Ibo region of the lleyond,
Should meet Hie spectres of other
sleepng persons, likewise on the
ramble'.' Most of the souls (if such
we shall call them) that WO encoun
ter on these occasions are, as might
he expected those of total strangers,
but many are friends of our waking
live:., and sometimes they ar?? near
relations. Doubtless, profitable ex
change's of recollections in regard to
such meetings might bo made after
wards," Iud ween yourself and your
neighbor Smith, for oxamplo, follow
ing a drouin conversation in which
you two engagod-- woro lt not for
tho oxcesslvoly fleeting and frag
montary oharactor of auch memorlos,
which hasten to oscape us even au wo
are trying to rcall thom.
Ouo thing fairly cortaln is that the
ghosts of tho dcad'havo no power to
coinmunlcato with us, unless it bo in
dreams. If they possossod such pow
er, thoy would undoubtedly exorciso
It; yet (pulling asido 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 tho human mind
there oxlsts a belief that tho dead,
generally speaking, aro hostile and
dangerous lo tho living. Heneo tito
dread which will withhold not only a
Child, but almost any grown person
ot' either sex from passing alone
< bongil a graveyard at. night. Indeed,
il is safe to say that nothing in the
world, or out of il, is regarded with
KUCh universal fear as a ghost-this
loo. notwithstanding tho fact that no
authenticated instance is on record
In which a specie or apparition of
any kimi did harm to a living crea
ture Tho suporstitution in question
is doubtless an inheritance from our
most remote ancestors, who believed
that tho dead were liable to assume
the ?mise and rob; ol' malignant de
vils; but lt seems strange that, mod
ern enlightenment should not have
dono away with so nonsensical a no
Oddly enough, however, when In
our dreams wo encountor the ghosts
of the aead, wo tuc ttnterrlfled. To
do so, indeed, appears quite natural
ami a matter of course. For under
such conditions lite point of view ls
(.hanged. We ourselves aro phau
loins likewiso (according to Profes
sor Haer), and we meei them, those
others, on an equal footing. They
are not afraid of us, and why should
we he afraid ol' I hem ?
Ai Hie bottom of the ghost-fear is
a dread ot Hie mysterious, Hie un
known and i lie intangible. Hut,
when youl- soul has made a tempor
ary escupe through the mind's hack
door, il linds itself in a world where,
as one might say, all tho relations of
Illings are altered. lt bas arrived,
so lo say, behind tho scones, and (as
under circumstances on the,stage)
the mystery becomes mere matter of
course. Intangibility is normal in
Lite realm of the Hereafter especial
ly, when oneself ls a pail pf ll.
Professor Haer advances his ideas
?n tho Sit I) Joel not as a statement of
iscerlained fact, of course ibo mat
er liebig one respecting which cx
IC.t Knowledge is obviously imposst
>|o but as a theory, which, he
liinks, linds endorsement in definite
ind logical evidences. It is no! prac
?cable here, for lack of space, oven
M Vllllllll-X'l"" .' ' ' ' '
.., mc dream me is in a
eri.lin sense a real life, and upi
noi'ely a "magic lantern show," in
,vhlcll Imagin?t ion uncontrolled, in
'antaslic. colors, paints a lnullitute
if slides" may be put, as lie idlers
beni tentatively, in Hie form ol'
To begin willi, what is Ibis strange
.calm which we vlo.il in our dreams?
Professor Haer believes that il is
ici ual, and by no means purely in
iginary. It is not even an "midis
.evered Country," for W0 spend there
no small part, of our time limit. Hut
where aro we to supli?se that it is
located? Is il hear or far away? Or
ne we to suppose that it Is simply an
invisible world, through which we
unconsciously wander iii our waking
moment*, thourgb unable to discern
Hu? pee plo (viewless under waking
renditions) who inhabit il?
Again, shall we, after we die, na
mming in pormnneni fashion the
ghostly state, ourselves become in
habitants of this mysterious country?
And. ll so. what will bo our condi
tion therein? Shall WO 1)0 happy, or
otherwise? In classical literature
nu? linds again and again the idea,
which tho scientists seem to have
?KT.- 1st ?nt ly entertained that the
Wills ol' the departed suffer from a
.-bionic niOlnncholy. Thus the heroes
of the Trojan war, us Ulysses found
thom when be ventured into Hades,
continually lamenting their lot, wish
ing that they were alive again. Hut
has such a notion any proper basis'.'
Professor Hner'8 belief is quite op
posite. At all events, he deems il a
mistake to believe that the ghosts
WO mcot in our wanderings through
the domain In tho Beyond are pur
suing, lil<e the phantbrii? ot Hector
md Achilles which Odysseus met. an
altogether aimless and vegetative ex
istence Ho thinks we may rather
HUPPOSO that (hey have occupations
of one sort or .mot ber, useful lit
ways we know not of.
If the wanderings of the ghost, in
sleep are under any sort of (ont roi,
it would he hu cresting to know by
what they are directed, Nothing,
KCOfnlngly, coul l lie more haphazard.
Scenes ami Incidents follow one an
other In m? orderly sequence, ap
parently, and people come and go
without any obvious rhyme Ol' rea
son. Many dreams, of course, are
very pleasurable, while others are
far from agreeable and sometimes
oven tonifyillg. But, as Professor j
Haer suggests, thorp is no reason for j
supposing thal in Ibo region of the
Hereafter If lils theory, Identifying
it with tho country wo visit In our
slumbers, be accepted ls a place de
void of unpleasantnesses,
The ghost that walks in dreams,
according to his idea, ls none other
than tho subconscious, or secondary,
pelf -tho strange "double" which in
habits ovory ono of us, doing much
of our thinking for us, yet. only In
rare Instances rovoallng Itsolf in such
Shot By a Convict Who Escaped
Two Months Ago.
Policeman W, A. Clyde, of Sumter,
Shot to Death While Trying to Ar
rest u Negro Convict.
Policeman Clyde, of Sumter, was
shot and killed about twelve o'clock
Monday night by Toney Moses, col
ored, an escaped convict, near Dos
sards, Sumter county. Moses es
caped about two months ago" from
tho Sumter chaingang. He was lo
cated Monday night at a house; near
Hussards. Officer Clyde and Consta
ble Nunnamakor went out to cap
ture him, as a reward had boon of
fered for his capture. The officers
?ont to the house and demanded ad
l) it lance. Mr. Clyde went to ono
loor and Mr. Nunnamakor to another
Joor. Mr. Clyde forced his way Into
Jho house with his characteristic
bravery and found Moses under a
Ho called upon Moses to como out
and surrender, but Moses' reply was
a shot from a shotgun, which took
effect in Mr. Clyde's abdomen. The
popular and efficient officer succumb
ed to the terrible wound within a few
hours, exhibiting rare fortitude and
forbearance. Mr. Nunnamakor went
to tho assistance of bis injured
brother officer and medical assista nee
was secured as soon as possible
Mr. Clyde meanwhile being taken
lo Hu' home of Mr. Marion Horn,
where he died about two o'clock
Tuesday morning. Tho affair luis
created consternation in Sumter and
ls regretted beyond expression. Mr.
Clyde's brother officers ol' the Sum
ter police force are using- every
means to locale his murderer.
'fhe city ol" Sumter bas offered a
reward of ? 100 for the aria st of
Moses. While public sentiment is
very bitter against Moses still it can
not be said that excitement runs
Hess than a month ago this gen
ial and kind hearted officer's little '
2-yonr-oid child was burned to death,
'fhe coroner's jury returned a ver- '
dlcj in accordance with the facts,
and implicated Dophne McDnniols, *
ono of tho wone n in tho house at
tho time of Ihc shooting, who was 1
lilac ed in jail.
Tho tn urde rod officer bas many
friends in Ol'iliigoburg, having lived
f?. ......... ...!.,..> ?.!.. ?...?'--,.
SHI. FOOIilOD HIM. I
A tieorgin Farmer Who Had Failli
in a Faker's Story.
A special to The Augusta Chron- ?
ide says a Russel county farmer .
claims to have lost $4r> by consult- !
ing a clariVoyant in Columbus, Ca. ,
Slaughter had a barn of lils burn
ed some weeks since, and caine to the j
clairvoyant to find out who fired the
structure. He was told that in ten
days he would be told, and the
"mind reader" incidentally inform
ed him that gold was to be found
on his land. Ile paid down $4 5 with ,
the agreement that he would bo told ,
in ten days exactly where to locate ,
the gold. Ho returned when the ten
days were up, but the clairvoyant
had lied. t ,
TH AUK' FX DI Mi.
Merrymakers Are Driven Into Their
Homes and Hurnt Vp.
A dispatch from Sofia, Dulgaria
says news has reached bore of a ter
rible tragedy which occurred at the
village of Dragosh, mar Monastir,
a town in Macedonia, several days
ago. While a festival was in pro
gress and th" villagers were danc
ing upon the lawns in the public
park.?, a large band of Creeks sud
denly swooped down upon thom, and
after driving them into their houses,
sid tire to the buildings and burned
them to death, 'fhe victims includ
ed women and children, and num
bered, it. is said, between twonty-flvc
Dank Your M011P3'.
The Newberry Observer giv<?s ?his
good advice. "If you have any money
put lt. In the bank. Hon t keep it
about (he house as a tempi- 'cm, to
thieves, and robbers. Hank ? safe.
Not on? in a thousand 1 fails. A
railroad engineer in v ta hud $ I .
r.nn stolen from ii esidenc? one
night, last weet li has not been
many years s; 1 good woman of
Ibis conni.' . $ 1,300 stolen from
brr pren and a good man lind
$700 fro ids. 'fhe bank ls Hm
place t'Olir moony undi you get
read o spend lt. Of course one
o?-) I to keep a little loose change
. nt him for convenience; but home
I i no place for laying up money for
fashion as lo bo distinguishable from
(be sedf we know and recognize. Con
sidered from (his point of view, the
spectre; of our nocturnal visions is
extraordinarily Interesting as a sub
ject of study. What a pity that we
cannot grasp lt and study it at leis
COTI IM GINNtU
Little Over Ten Thousand^ Bales
Up to Sixteenth of January
Which is Nearly Two Thousand Bales
Less Than the Number Chined Up
to the Same Time Last Year.
The census bureau Thursday is
sued a report showing that the cot
ton in the United States ginned from
tho growth of 1907 to January it?
was 10,337,?07 hales, against 12.
176,199 bales for the samo period
las? year, and 9,989,024 hales for
the same period In 1906. Active
ginneries numbered 27,3 70.
Hound hales were counted as half
Vales. The number of round hales
tlCluded 187,062 for 1908, 258,7 17
hr 1907, and 270,669 for 1906. Sea
Uland included 80,187 for 1908, 56,*
126 for 1907, and 104,710 foi 1906.
The distribution of sea island cot
ton for 1908 hy States ls as follows:
Florida. 27,421; Georgia, 40.4 3 6;
South Carolina, 12,330.
Running bales ginned by Stales
Alabama, 1,070,1 93 bales; 3.441
Arkansas, 667,196 bales; 2,103
Florida, 53, 473 bales; 247 gin
Georgia, 1,771,913 bales; 4,538
K?ninck y, 1,3 4 1 bales; 2 gin
Louisiana, 596,476 bales, 1,849
Mississippi, 1,2X7,927 halos; 3,510
Missouri, 2 9,3 7 8 bales, 75 gin
New Mexico, 3 03 bales; 2 gin
North Carolina, 591,356 bales, 2,
71 ? ginneries.
Oklahoma, 779,650 hales, 971 gin
South Carolina, 1,093,707 bales;
Tennessee, 23 8,434 bales; 663
Texas. 2,146,5 4 8 bales; 3,97.'?
Virginia. 8,212 bales; 10 1 gtn
ATTACKFI) RV ANGRY BULL.
Pwo Venne: Women Frightened ned
utugii tried LO take rot ugo ia a tree
ll their uncle's pasture, near Jack
sonville, N. J, M b s Polhetnus was
.limbing a small birch, when she
felt tho tree shaking violently and
The girl landed upon the back of
tho bull, which she clutched as u
Irowning man clutches at a plank.
The animal bounded off across the
uneven ground, carrying her a quar
ter of a mlle before it stumbled and
roll, throwing Miss Polhemus over
The shock that had shaken Miss
Polhetnus out of the tree was caused
by Miss Cavannngh being tossed by
tho hull Into tho branches. When
Farmer Cavana ugh rushed to tho 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 her bed for sev
eral days. t
TUB UNWRITTEN LAW.
Woman Acquitted for Killing Man
Who Wronged Her.
At RI Paso, Texas, having follow
ed Robert J. Schram to his room and
shot him down after he refused to
right her wrong by marrying Inn
just two days after tho verdict of
not quilty in the Hradley case, In
Washington, Mary Adloff was found
not guilty of murder and released,
both on tho plea of "unwritten law,"
nnd temporarily Insanity.
She admitted lulling Schram, but
said after she nursed his dying wife
at La.lounta. Cob, he made love
her, promised to marry her, and then
betrayed her and left for VA Paso,
where, when she followed and asked
him to keep his promise and marry
her, he struck her.
Women hugged her as she stepped
forth free and they squeezed the
hands of (he jury and said, "Ged
bless you." t.
SI I IO CA PT PR IOS HIM.
v Frail Little Woman Held Burglar
Until Police Came.
At Waterbury. Conn., Mrs. Lizzie
Wolff, a frail woman, wife of Ad
rian l?\ Wolfe, superintendent of tho
tool room In tho Scoville company's
works, held up a flat thief In their
home on Ridge street Friday night,
m ado him disgorge1, and then with a
rovolvor, hold him cowed in a cor
ner until the police arrived, eighteen
He is Arthur Rosenthal, a Heston
crook, sentenced for burglary in Con
cord, March 28, 1 906 and having a'
long criminal record.
Mrs. Wolff was at supper when,
hearing a noise, she grabbed a re
volver, swung the electric switch
lighting the apartment, and found
him ransacking her chamber. t