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For the Brave Stand He Has Tak
en For the People.
IN A LATE MESSAGE.
Rourke Cockran Defends tho Demo
cratic Party, Praises President
K<><>s<>veli tor Hts Message, Which
lio Says Outlines tho Conditions
Under Which Rrynn Recomes tho
During tho consideration of tho
Indian appropriation hill In tho
House Mr. Townsend, of Michigan,
?louvered a speech in which he re
hearsed the history of Republican
legislation, which, ho said, he did for
tho purpose of "disputing tho unwar
ranted claims ol' our Democratic
Ho was not, he sahl, defending
tho prosent Administration. "It. needs
no defence with tho American peo
ple," ho said. "Its record will ilu
mino tho pagos of Pulled States his
tory and mark an epoch In popular
government." Ho declared that the
student of the future would point to
it as "tho period when the people
came into tho possession of their own
by establishing by facts tho theories
of a Republic, whereby Federal law
is onaeted for no class or financial
condition, but for all tho people."
Ho said that the legislation of the
last two Congresses had been charg
ed with producing the Into financial
disturbance, and ho undertook to
rofute tho charge NS untrue. Ho re
ferred especially to the railroad leg
islation and said that Democratic pol
iticians, liming that tho legslatlon
waa good, desired to adopt it to
themselves as a political asset in fu
Declaring fault Unding to be the
largest part of the capital of the
Democrats, he declared "the Demo
cratic party has a nose for carrion,
it can scent corruption at very long
rango, but it. bas no relined distinc
tion as to tho hind." Every little
while, be said, be heard or read ol
nome Democrat saying that tho rate
hill, the anti trust law and tho en
forcement of them were pf Democrat
ic origin; that Republicans bad stol
en Democratic thunder; that Presi
Domocrnllc parly may come m mai i
them by richi of pososslon under the
statute of limitations."
(V? Mr. Townsend denied thal the rate
law and the principles ii represented
word of Democratic olivia or con
ception, ami he in (pd red If thc Pres
ident had departed from Republican
policies NV h icti it bad advocated. He
Iben discussed ant i-t rust, legislation,
ami compared tho action under tho
Cleveland administration and under
the Roosevelt administration. Au
compared with ('loveland's adminis
tration ho said Ibero had been under
tho Roosevelt ad minist rat ion four
limos ns many bills in equity bled,
niuo times, as many indictments
found and seven times as many con
victions, with nine Indictments cases
vlill pending. Anti-trust law, he
s.,id, was no I ot Democratic origin,
ami its enforcement was not to Dem
Cockran Answers Townsend.
Representativo I to uric o Cochran, pf
Now York, Democrat, denied thc itel
curacy of Mr. Townsend's statement,
and said thal sim o the beginning of
tho Republic then had not I.n a
single policy prominently incorporut
. ed into law that was not bf Democrat
Wild Democratic applause greeted
Mr. ('od;ran when ho remarked that
the poliah s ol' jefferson; adopted to
avoid var willi Franco, had been .ap
plied by Hie Republicans to "the con
quests of the Philippines and the
purchase of men. " ile compared (he
Philllpine acquisition wilh Hie Louis
iana purchase, "one glorious posses
sion of our country," and said lin
Republicans were seasick bf tho Phil
lippi'10 bargain Hov would he wil
ling to blame Providence foi it.
Ile asked if (he M :: loci ti
was of Republican origin. lt w
not, ami yet, he added, il frequent
ly had been involved liy them.
Mr. Cockran spoke ol' the civil war
and said ililli while il wa S true Ro
publicans led Hu I nion force.-., Dem
ocratic patriots manned the army.
"The message which the President
sent bore Friday raised a (pioslloii
thal goes to the very existence ol
tho growth ol' civil government," be
"After we pass Ibo portion eon
faining complaints, we come to the
liait where we all applauded, rind thal
was the paragraph relating to charges
thai business distress was brough I
on by tho Oovornmeni, and Ibo para
graph raying thal (be knife should
ho freely used in culling oui l'OttOU
(J$ "If (here bc any forces outside of
our penitentiaries who would pro
rent tho enforcement of such action
?icy themselves assert that, rotten
noss is the foundation of our pros
Denounces Dishonest (inici?is.
Mr. Cockran denounced bunk pres
identa und corporation officials who
hud boon guilty of Illegal acts. In
speaking of the recent Quanda! crisis
ho said lt has been caused by suc
cessful revelations of depravity i ,
high places in Hie financial world
Tho whole Hiing, he declared, grev.
our of a (linn i el of th? plunderers ol
insuarneo companies over tho dis
tribution of tho spoils. So doeply
did tho pu lille conscience becomo ap
palled, ho said, by tho spectacle of un
punished crime that never before did
Instead of curtain corporation hoads
being sulTorod to do houuo donning
in tho corporations they had pillaged,
they ought to bo sont to do some
cleaning in tho penitentiary. Those
gentlonion," ho said, "when their ra
pacities had exhausted tho supply
and thero was nothing left to steal,
did not oven surrender control of tho
corporations they had wronged. Tiley
do not." lie continued, "dee from jus
tice, fearing Hs sword, but they go
into a Court of justice and obey its
pro! eel lon."
Regarding recent bank failures In
Now York, Mr, Cockran said that not
one of thom fulled through error of
judgment, but through ?aime. Ho
charged that tho officers who wem?
being pursued before grand juries
and Criminal Courts actually had sot
themselves to work to raise funds to
reopen tho concerns and induce, de
positors lo sanction delay in the pay
ment of their money.
"It had boon asked," continued
Mr. Cockran, "why dont tho
President proscenio the gen
tlemen? Hut." lie said, ho noticed,
"it. was always propounded by Hmso
Who, if they thought thero was any
danger of prosecution, would not en
gage In public discussions or be
quoted in tho newspapers, but be
quietly seeking steamship tickets to
foreign lands." Ile did nut believe
the President yid had exhausted all
his powers, but, ho sold, 'i do say
this message shows he appreciates
Inspired Proclam?t inn.
The message was, ?Mr. Cockran de
clared, an inspired proclamation to
tho American people.
Mr. Cockran discussed thc judi
ciary and said ho noticed In his own
State Redorai and Stale Judges leav
ing tho Rcnch to accept, professional
employment by corporations. It was
no wonder, therefore, ho said, that
public conscience should bo alarmed.
Ho spoke of tho President's love of
justice and said lt bad been charged
that the President was indiscreet.
"Can it ho taken as a reproach
against any public servant .' " he add
ed, "that his love of justice ls so
strong Hull it does not com perl with
the Interests of tho people?'1 Ho
. ,? 1 .... !."..,,. t-iyn (.Mill
Xever before In tho history of thc
country, lie said, "had a Pr?sident
Still ill CU?CO, tho Sill.jeri Of the bib
tores! attacks, hoon time, while s'il
in ellice, to practically fix tho condi
tions lipon which the parties will coii
Referring io Mr. Bryah Mi*. Cock
ran said: "We have a Democratic
Crusader US lp whom thero is sollie
doubt as io whether h? is not loo
st ron nous. I opposed him in Ibo
past. I mildil siiil oppose hint, bul
I belibvo tills message has outlined
tho conditions under which he be
comes ibo fore m dained champion
of law and order."
Mr. Cockran tja td Mini if Rryau de
blared himself the champion of tho
principles which were dlrbclly and
I nd I reell y eui bodied in tho Presi
dent's iuessilR?j "if lib represents Hie
determination lb prose? ti lb malefac
tor., for their (?iines, and if a vig
orous ohforcbinenl of the law should
result in congesting Hie Criminal
Courts, dieu tin- plunderers of mil
lions will he given precedence ?a tile
pathway io (irisen over tho pilferers
SHY!' TO PRISON.
Ice Trust Men (.'ailed lo Have Vcr
(lill Sci Aside.
Members of ilu- 'l ob do. <ibid, lcd
trust were i'oseiitencod Tuesday by
Judge Ktnkald. Nearly I wo years
ngOj they were lined $2,500 each Olid
soht?iic?d to six mont hs In Hu- Work?
house, The sit promo court remand
ed the case for ro-SCIlUMlCO on Hui
ground that defendants should have
been sent io (he county jail. Instead
ol' the work ho USO. Tuesday lile
.ame Judge, after hearing pleas for
il i ere y Imposed a sentence of six
months in jail. Tin- ice (rmi men
bogil] their sentence ol' six months in
?ail ai I p li) (oday. Thc' are' R.
C. I .biumim, Rollin Doti rd ami Joe
Daniel Wehst er once paid the fol
lowing tr?bulo in ihe farmer! "Rel
(il never forgo! thal cu I ll val ion of
the earth is Ihe moid Import aili labor
of man. Man may be civilized in
ohio degree without progress in
manufactures ami with Ruin com
moree with his dist.mt neighbors,but
without ihe cultivation of the earth
he is, In all countries, a savage. Rn
1.11 he gives up Ibo chuso and Ilxes
himself in tauno placo and leekn a
living from tho oar th ho ls a roam
ing barbarian. Whoa tillage bogin?
other arts follow. The farmer? a "ft
tho founders of civilisation.''
Shipwrecked Senors Tell of Piratical
Negroes Plundering ship.
A Mi ri I har, account of the flhlp
wreck of the Woormann liner Ascam
Woormann, which recently went on
the rocks of Grand [lassa, Liberia,
and became a total wreck, ls related
by tho sailors of the steamer, who
havo arrived at Hamburg, Germany,
The night tho steamer struck was
a dark one and she Bern ed to bo go
ing to pieces rapidly. Tho crew took
to tho boals and immediately thou
sands of piratical negroes In canoes,
who had not repliod to tho signals of
distress from the stranded vessel,
surrounded tho steamer, swarmed
aboard and plundered her.
Whoa the seamen attempted to re
turn In order to obtain provisions and
arms the attitude of the negroes be
came so threatening that it was im
possible for them to do so.
They feared to land on the bust ile
coast in tho darkness and were com
pelled to stay in tho small boats
throughout the night. When morn
ing came the crew landed and camp
Oil In the brush for several days, al
ways fearful of an attack.
Meanwhile they watched the ne
groes going to the ship and return
ing from ber laden with booty.
Finally the vessel disappeared, Af
ter this the negroes departed and
tho crew, taking to their boats, again,
rowed for 17 hours and Were picked
np. completely exhausted, by a pass
ing steamer off Monrivia.
WHY COOKS AUK SOAKCF.
They Cnn Make Alore Money Selling
Whiskey Than Working.
A prominent (dil zen ol' I at nessi er
says his cook, a colored woman told
him that the reason why servants are
so difficult to get is because* negroes
aro making more money selling
liquor than they can possibly earn
by workng for the white people. Tho
Lancaster News says "if there is any
ru!h In the report, it is an unpleasant
commentary on the manner In which
our prohibition laws are being en
forced. No liquor can be legally
sold in this community or county un
tief existing biws, and if (here are
persons, whether Whto or black, en
gaged in tho nefarious business of
running blind tigers they should be
suppressed. Hut this maller rests
largely with the people themselves,
rimy voted on prohibition and now if
h Oj want prohibition they must help
o onforoo the law. Unless tho ofll
.ers of the town and county aro sus- i
?lined in their warfare against blind
t,pv ?> ..?..r '....."i.
ly Fro/.i II to Deal h.
.lames O'Connor, a private of (.llb
rweuiy-siNih coast artillery, st ni toil
ed at Washington barracks, ls ii pa
tent ai University hospital. Ilalti
UOrO, suffering from the effects of
.N posh rc While liding on the rou
'.atelier of a KnitIniore and Ohio ex
press from Washington lo Kallimore.
Willi his. hand and feel frozen,
[y?Otinor, mor?' ?bail than alive, was
liken from tho cow caliber of the
'ilglne ill thc Camden street station,
iud hurried to the hospital. Ile had
aeon soon by the telegraph operator
it Laurel, who notified Hie Haiti
core authorities thal a dead man
ivas on tho cowcatcher. The police
iud authorities were wailing for the
rain and rescued O'Connor from his
I 11,1.11 AM) LKOIWKD FIGHT.
rho Lutter Killed His Enemy Ky
Kipping Him Open.
At Peru. Ind. , lhere was a light
f i the death hetvv.ll ll big Kongal
Igor and a leopard In the arena of
he winter quarters if tho Wallace'
bows in which tho leopard was the
.'lotor. The tiger gol tho leopard
I?WI1 lind was tugging at his throat,
.vhoii the npparently exhausted nul
li a I turned ppon his back, and, with
lind Feet, bogan clawing at the tig
er's breast. With every si roko the
Mood Hov. ed in streams. In a lew
moments the claws of the leopard
liad rea hod the vitals ol' the tiger
md those were lorn out. Tho tiger
'ell o Vi I' Oil his side, (bad. The leo
tard is hud ly injured, bill it is he
lot od u il I recov er.
I M SI Ah IH0FORMI i '. .
A Two Headed ( bibi Horn llooontly
(o V irginin I '.tinily .
\ dispatch nom Itouhokc, Vii.,
says news reached lhere from Hie
lliawas/i district of Pulaski county
pf the hirth ?d' ll Child With two heads
to Mr. and Mrs. John Meredith. lt
|S said the mother of tho lillie one
is almost frantic WI til grief over the
deformity ol' lui Offspring. She is
constantly Iii lear:- and is unable to
Some relief, it ls said, bas boen
afforded her by a dream, lit which
she saw Hie baby's extra bead re
moved with no harm to the natural
head. This led her to bel ?eve that
surgery can accomplish this result,
And it is asserted thal tho family
doctor share? ti f mother's belief.
There are more vrnyi
a woman to bavs her
Colored Brethren Object to Being
Called Heinous Baboons.
One of Them Says Some Very Hard
Things About the South Carolina
In tho Columbia State a few days
ago thero appeared an interview by
that paper's very aldo Washington
correspondent with Capt. John O.
Capors relating to the recent Repub
lican meeting at Mishaw Rifle Hall
in Charleston, in that interview the
captain referred to Aaron i'rioloau,
who spends one-half of his time try
ing to get. a seat in Congress and the
other half In trying to heep out of
tho penitentiary, as a "heinous bab
oon.' -phis has stired tho Ire nf tho
colored brethren and some of thom
aro talking right out in meeting.
In talking to a Reporter of Tho
News and Courier S. R. Rut 1er, or
Colinton County, who is chairman of
the First Congressional District, said:
"1 was in tho Postofllco, in this city,
and resigned because 1 was not go
ing to bo bossed by the Postmaster.
That's tho woy Cn poi s is going to
And it. He is going to find a big lot
of niggers kicking over tho traces
before ho gets a chance to sell us
out. A nigger ain't got no sense no
how. Rook at. tin: white mon holding
good Government jobs toni Hu- nig
gers ain't gettin' a thing. Crum's
got un office with but little money to
it. Deas, he had a joh, hut they put
liim out. Ho makes money in other
ways, however, bm Capors is going
to got rich off ns niggers. When dis
trict attorney lie blade money out of
tho liquor mon, ami now ho's going
to make money out of Hie niggers,
and some of us who profess to be
so smart ain't got sense enough to
lt. C. Brown, who was ono of the
speakers at Mishaw Hall, in talking
witli a Reporter of The News ami
Courier, speaks of ibo Capers inter
view as follows:
"Before referring lo certain parts
of tho interview, I want lo say some
thing in regard to a statement that
is said to have boen made by (?rant
and English to tho offed thal I had
been paid to go to Chicago to break
down the character of Pribleau in
Iiis coldest for a seat in Ihe Conven
tion and yet today was Cae advocate*
ot Prloloau. Four years ago (June
1904,) I went before Ibo niiH.'
\ '.., '*
donnais wita .Mr. Dover, secretary bf
tho hal Ional commit tor.
"I charged tlranl and Fiigllsh (io
fee foi my services, bal asked that
my expenses bo paid, NV li toll Hey '
wore. lt is absolute 1\ tulse as lo
my having received one real from
them in way of a fee. a.; ?I is now
Claimed by (hem behind my back-. I (
uppeaieii before ibo national com
mittee John C. Capers, tho prescht ,
national commillobniaii was pr?sent
and !. presented Prioleaii, as also w.
IV Meyers. Capers was then national
committeeman und (?aimed before
the committee that the legal bona
fido Congressional District Conven
tion had elected Prlolean and Meyers.
"HO (Capers) had so manipulated
the ?aso in advance (hat, without
giviim me itu opportun!!) to bo heard
?li opposition, (lib committee decided
thal Caper's com. ni ion was right,
and Prioloab was pill lip?n Hm roll
as (hlegaie, with M byers, from I his
district. And I am reliably informed
thal I'rioloau. the Captain's, now
'lieii ons baboon.' in a meeting of
tho delegates, liol Olli)' nominal'd
Capers, bul casi the deciding ha'loi
which made Capers nal ional com
mit beman, which has event nally
mad" him commissioner bf internal
..I am not backing Prioleaii, yoi
by Cap ti Capers ho IS now called a
'heinous baboon.' as lo Prioleaii and
his hoing charged with robbing tho
mails, ho was charged wih tampering
With the mails, and Capt. Caners,
\. iii a dist rici al I or n ey and in los el
lice in tho P?at?llloo building ill Iii is
Cit)', stated in a conversal ion with W.
j? \ ''niblet ' nd myself i hal ho
did bo! believe fol '. moim ni Iii!??
Prioleaii meant lb rob Hie mai'; thal
nothing was find her from Ills mien.
"So far as th? cha racier of Hmso
who attended I h? ibeeiliig, lind whom
Capt. Capers i. pleased lo refer to as
.disreputable,' I regard iheni as mor
ally, socially, politically and III I el -
?eel nally Ibo bunal of those wi o 110 W
dbnoiinco (liem bud, in onie instances
supt i dor. Furl !>er, i liai I bpi willing
to put my t ocia), polit ?cal and morel
character bp ti gain's! Ilia! bf Hmso
who now assail h? character of i hos?
who attended ihe mei ting For po
litical trickery and treib lier) I will
readily take bil my hat lb Capt. Cap
ers. Unlike th'.it'.l distinguished gen
tleman. I was never, as member of
i he Bar Indicted for pension frauds
nor removed as dis!rid attorney be
cause, while paid by tho Hovel ninon!
(0 prosecute violators of Hie internal
revoluto laws, was nt the same time
the paid attorney ot the violator?.
"As to Capt. Caper ? ability to con
(roi th? dole<>utos from thin Slat? ?o
n.? v.ie?>Hoc Convention; In reach"
f. ha? o?i tain
HOI i.ts BUKST, KILLING SEVEN.
Terrific- Explosion in Pennsylvania
Soven men were killed and more
than a dozen injured by tho explosion
of a boiler Monday in tho rolling
mill of Van Allon & Co., at Nor
thunborland, Pa. The dend are:
(?rant Heeder, aged 4 0 years, mar
Edward Krens, 38, married,
Wm. Prouse, 40, married.
Samuel Sarvis, 46 married.
Duval Clark, 48 married.
John Scholvin, 50, marrlod.
Thomas Jones, 65, single.
Tho seriously injured, who wore
brought to the Sunbury Hospital,
Wm. Morgan, single, badly cut and
Harry Smith, married, injured
about the head and scalded.
Daniels Sanders, married, Injured
internally, probably will die.
Wesley Reichonbaeh, married, bad
ly scalded and bruised.
Tho roting mill bad bee i shut
down for three months, and was to
have resumed work tho next morn
ing. All the boilers and machinery
bad been overhauled during the sus
pension, The men wore preparing
to begin work when from some un
known cause a number of boilers
blow up. The whole building in
Which the boilers were located was
wrecked, and tho dead were found
under tho ruins. Those killed were
WOll known citizens and are surviv
ed by largo families. Tho loss lo
ibo planl Is estimated at $7."..uno.
CAROLINA DIVORCEE WARNED
Divorces Granted in Ooorgia Arc \'<i|
Valid Over Hen-.
Judge Hammond, holding cool at
Augusta, Ha., recently granted n di
vorce in the case; cd' W. A. Grappa vs.
Codelia Crapps, on the ground
of Ibo wife desert ng her hus
band, Crapps testified thai the mar
riage ceremony was uer formed in
South O?rolina and they had lived tn
this Stato. At UK; conclut lon of (he
brief testimony, est ah! isbn g the
ground (d' the ped it ion, Judge Ham
"Mr. Crapps i don'i know whether
ur not yon Intend to become a bona
lido citizen and resident of ibis
stale, hui I want lo warn von. thal if
von ever go back io South Carolina
ind a (teni pl lo gel married again
lltey will put you in jail as sure a..
von live. Tho stan- of South Caro
lina does '?of .-..c.t.n ?/.. a:.
lion as a warning.
PROTECT THE Hil.HS.
the Cold WCatber Vorth Sends the
l.ittb Robins South.
Tho eipld weather of ibo piisl few
(Jays bas soul Hil' robbins from the
uori h io ibo warmer climes ol' the
south. Many of them aro stopping
in lliis. section and il is hoped that
tho little feathered visitors ' an spend
ll short while here unmolested. These
liiHe hirds, lame but unlike tho
lllthy English sparrow aro a pleas
ure IO hhvc around and every effort
should bo made io keep them hore.
Hoys willi sling sheds and parlor
rilles ure their wpi'Sl enemies ami
eve ry year they slaughter many of
them, There i.s a law against tho
shieling of robins am! th (dimers
nugi li io look after is enforcement.
A le w arrests for the offense WOtllll
doubtless have a m>eiel fleet. lillie
blriis, now ge wing Very scan?' are ni
sei Hu- vie lim.- of Hie pallor ri I j OS.
Th?se too should he protected, They
ari' Migratory Innis and give nu
barr?n rudds and hodges Hld if al
lowed i" inh?bil them in the e-edel
The lives of some ol' its friends
hurt religion mor?' than the bigie- ol'
lion. Fiirt lier developments may
tbange his opinion."
The Neus ami Courier says: Pl'lo
lo??l is at Euiuwvtlie. hut has writ
ten te? friends in this eily that Ito
will be in Charleston the' early pail
of the- week, and thal if be- is 'a
baboon' be is iud only going to let
the (lilt eoil of H"- bag. so lar as
(ja pe rs is concerned, hui miil .. the
I'be Ne ws anil Courier fin ; -r says,
tba' while Capers rofe i Ills in
lorvlew te' i luise wi- i 'lided tho
meeting as being > ' ,'i untied ami
disreputable chi " it cnn with
safely foo Slap soim- ?d' tho ap
parently nit ,;. limably dominant
?;,,lioii in .. sion have, since the
liolahh ?lg ai .Wishaw Hall, re
(.(dyed a ions e ? ) from W'ash
Ingl'? inking to eoiicess??ns willi
11 heinous baboon ' Prl?loati.
those ''disgruntled ami dtsrepu
le characters'' who attended that
meeting. The caustic criticisms of
lin- 'hoitiioiis baboon,' Prioloau. and
thine 'disgruntled and disreputable
characters' who, in that meeting, re
sented tho attempted offensive die
tatton of Capers and hi? horde of
emissaries, who, like him, aro on
Government pay roll, have ovidenlly
brought blood and tks ory comos
fc-om Washington for "oeucesslonS."
TWIN IR OTHERS MK KT.
in August ii Iftcr n Scpcrntion of
Over Sovon Yours.
A dispatch from Augusta says tho
truth of tho old saying that "fact
is stranger thai) fiction" is proved by
a remarkable chance. (Crank Ling
ham came to Augusta several months
ago from an Illinois town and on
gnged board at a well known I hoad
street boarding house. Ile never talk
ed of his family and none of his fol
low-lmarders knew be had a brother.
The other night a stranger came to
Augusta and engnged board at tho
samo place. At supper some one re
marked to him that he looked enough
like one of the older boarders, who
did not happen to be present? to bo
his twin brother. The newcomer
naturally asked the name of this
d rom io and was startled to bc;., that
it was Lingham. Ho turned pale and
gasped that ho had a brother whom
he had not seen or heard from In
Several hundred miles from bombi
neither perhaps, thinking of Um oth
er, those two mon bad come h he
same hoarding house, had picked
out the same place out of the dm.cna
in the city. Needless to say mit
William and Frank (.ingham, tvs in
brothers, had a happy meeting, even
though it was entirely unexpected, ?
(? I YEN JIKTHT: AT LAST.
The Orangeburg I,ut heran Ch ?rel. to
Re Raid War Claim.
A special dispatch from Washing
Ion to The News and Courier says
the House took up tho omnibus war
( hums bill Friday and passed the on
ly South Carolina Item n it, which
was for the benoni (d the trustees
of (he German Lutheran Church of
Orangeburg, thc amount being $983,
As O ra ti geh it rg is in Representative
Lever's district credit should he giv
en lum for getting the bill passed by
tho House. In a short time the
amount above stated will be paid to
tho trustees of the church.
While the bill was under discus
sion a long wrangle ensued because
Representatives who had Items pend
lng which were b'ft out claimed that
they should have boen incorporated
in tho bill as ii was reported lo tho
Amendments which were offered to
thal effect, however, railed ami tho
nuii...i ii probable that other
A disease that is spreading with
alarming rapidity is described lu a
recen I issue bf tito Now Vork Tri
bune. li is called .Morbus Sabbali
. us. br Sunday sickness. Tho attack i
comos on suddenly bb i vory Sunday,
bo symptoms are fell on Saturday
night. Ihe patient sleeps well waker,
up fi l ling Well oats ll hom ty break
fast, bul about (burch lime tho at
tack comes on and continues until
services are over for the morning.
Then the patient febls easy and cats
?i haity dinner. In Ibo afternoon
ho feels much better, and is able
to take a walk, talk politics and road
the Sunday papers. Ile (?ats a hear
ty supper, but, about church time he
has another attack. Ile retires early,
sleeps well, and wakes up Monday
morning refreshed and able to go
lo work, und does nm have any sym
ptoms of the disease until tho fol
LYNCRINO IN FLORIDA.
A Moll Makes Quick Work of an Al
.lack I.one, was lynched near New
berry, Flii.j Thursday. Long was ac
cused of tho minder of dins Sapp,
a prominent farmer, and was taken
from the town jail by a crowd of
200 men, carried to the scone of the
crime and lhere hanged to a tree.
Excitement in Newberry ifc at fev
er bent ?ind Ibo citizens of the town
are armed. lt is feared that there
may be further trouble. Il ii said
that ano!her lynching is threatened.
According to the police Long's broth
er was killed by one of Ibo Said?
family, who has never been captured
This is believed lo have given rise to
Hie trouble, which culminated in Hm
death (d' Long. *
Lille in a Tree.
The C.enulort Ha/.oUe says: "The
hands of Mr. C. I. CoUlllUlillS, while
cullin;', saw logs near Mcl'herson
ville mst week, found in tho heart
ol' a tree an old seven-shot rille willi
om? shell in ihe barrel. H is sup
posed that Hie lille was hidden by fl,
Confederate soldier in a small hoi
low in ihe tree, which gradually
(dosed ami concealed Un- gun entire
ly, Tho lille is said lo ho m an al
mos! period stale ol' preservation,
and. willi a little oiling, would be lit
for SOrviC?. Tile tree in which it wns
found stood on Hie <Dd Confed?ralo
camp grouhd very mair tho village
Fid ks who expeet failure seldom