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'DO THOU, (HtEAT LUBKRTY, INSPIRE OUK SOULS AND MAKE OPR LIVES IN THY POSSESSION HAPPY OH OUR DEATHS GLORIOUS IN THY CAUSE."
'HENNETTSVILLE. S. C., FRIDAY, APRIL 17. 1908
SWEPT BY FIRE.
Fearful Damage Done by Fire In
City of Chelsea.
OVER A SQUARE MILE
Of tilt* Mnssehusctts Town Dcvustu
j te<l-Property Iioss Ten Million
Dollars-Twelve Persons Dont! omi
Many Injured-Ten Thousand Are
Homeless-Kleven Hours Inquir
ed to (.'et Flames Under Control.
Fire devasled moro than ono
square mile of thc manufacturing
business and tenement district ol
Chelsea, Mass.. Sunday, entailing a
loss estimated at fully $10,000,000.
The lire started at I o.-io a.m. near
the Posion Blacking Company's
works on Wost Third street, near the
Everett City line, and crossed the city,
a distance ol' one milt and a quarter,
to Marginal, opposite the East Bos
Lat?; Sunday night lour dead bod
ies had been recovered from the
ruins. Half it hundred persons were
injured, s?<veral fatally. Ten thous
and persons left homeless.
Among the building burned were
thirteen churches, the Frost Hospital,
the Children's Hospital, tho City
Hall, the Fitz Public Library, live
school houses, u <IOZ?MI or nun?! fac
tories and about 800 tenements and
Th?? residential section of the ?'itv,
where the wealthier ?dusses reside,
oscap?1?! the flames, in the retail soe
tion, through which Ibo fire passed,
were twenty business blocks, which
were destroyed. The United Slates
marine buildings were not damaged.
At 0 o'clock Sunday night the Hames
wer?! under control.
The Senior Senator Says Ile ls Feel?
lng Considerably Stronger.
A special from Atlanta lo The
State says "reports from Hie sanitar
ium indicate thal Senator Tillman is
improving even mon- rapidly I bau
expected when be came here. To a
'friend who saw bim l'or a few min
utes be said be was feeling consider
ably stronger. Iud realized bis dan
ger ami expressed bis purpose to
avoid all forms of mental excite
ment for SOUIC lillie to collie. Ile
walks around tlie sanitarium, bill
bas not yet ventured io the city. He
proposes io lead an absolutely quiet
existence l'or i he next six weeks
or two months, sailing tor lOurope
ac soon as be feels lu- is strong
enough lo stand the trip."
NUG HOFS NOT WANTED.
Negro Band Causes Trouble in New
The managers of Hie Watertown
(N. v., i Chamber of Commerce are
?.ni liana; sed by the refusal ol' iii'1
??9tll Company ol' the slate militia to
march on Friday In honor nf Govern
or Hughes il' il is led by the neuro
band ol' Ibo 2-1 til United Stales In
fantry. Tlie latter regiment is just
hack from Hie PhilliplllCS and two
battalions of it an- q mirier ed at Mad
ison baracks, adjacent to W atertow n
Watertown exerted considerable ef
forts to h?ve Hie negroes sent io
.some oilier barracks, bul in vain. Tho
committee is now irvin;.: io engage
a band ol' white musicians.
NF.GHO KIDNAPS DEPUTY.
Officer Captured by Man Ile Tried
Ai Anniston, Ala.. Acting Deputy
She:ur .1. ?'. West, who was kidnap
ped by a negro named Cunningham
while be was attempting to arrest
lb?' negro, returned td thal <iiy tho
next day minus bis revolver, money
aitcl Wadge. West says the negro
Inarched him t<? Riverside. Thoro
tho negro made him gol Into an em
pty freight car, which lie Iben closed
up and made bis escape West fi
nally succeeded In getting oui nf the
car and returned. OllWers are still
searching for the negro.
ST A KN ED T' ? -AT
Ai Hie End of H < NtlrtJ ' ''s( Pay
At SI. Paul. Minn., Kn il?
Kt ead died nt I f ClTOi ?ll'?
Saturday, having ii?
himself to death in Un ii tempi to fa it
for forty days in 01 dot' ti li UOlt
strate his theory tba tlV - non
trois the body am Iii n....d bl
might lor than mal r. ihnsteud'H
fast lasted ;> I da , ordi? t<>
those in tho bote
THEY ARE SCARED.
THE REPLIHACAXH FEAR THEY
\YlMi UK BEATEN'.
Troubles Without untl WlthiN tho
Party C?USO Ahum-Many Tliink
Roosevelt Will Ito tho Nominee.
A Washington letter lo tho Char
leston Post Bays Republican loaders
in Congress make uo pretense of con
cealing their anxiety over- the out
come of (ho national elections next
November, lt is a common thing to
hear Republican members of the
House admit that tho chames ?re
against the election of a Republican
majority in the House next. tall.
Some Republicans entertain very
grave doubts over the Presidential
election, but console themselves with
the hope thal the Democrats may
"do (ho wrong thing at the right
timi!'' and Hms compensate for ex
ist lug disadvantages under which
(he Republican party is said lo bo
ll is admitted Hutt this ls some
what of a new role for tho Republi
can party to bc playing--prospective
beneficiary ol' Hie mistakes of its op
ponents, lt is pointed out that
heretofore the Republicans have won
upon a policy of action, agression
and progress. The great victories
on the money question, the tariff
question, the Phillipincs question
and other issues wi re gained in this
Two main causes contributo to (he
anxiety of the Republicans at (his
lime. They are, first the widespread
industrial depression, the resulting
lia rd times, a fertile and prolific
lieh! for Democratic growth. Second,
Ibo factional troubles within the Re
publican parly in a great many
Some Republicans in Congress are
>f the opinion thal conditions are
rapidly growing moro favorable lo
i possible stampede for Roosevelt,
they say that unless Secretary Tall
is nominated on the first ballot. Ibo
Any will be open l'or a contest In
tho convention which will make
Roosevelt's renomination unuvold
tblo. They think thal conditions are.
corking rapidly to Ibis end.
lt is a fad that the average run of
Republicans entertain the opinion
bat President Roosevelt's renoniinu
ion will be the outcome ol' the pros
?nl muss in which the party linds it
el!'. Opinions vary whether in ihat
-vent tho Ropublidans would win o?
os?'. Sonni think thal President
Roosevelt is so strone wiib the corn
non people (bal lu- would override
others bolieve thal Hu' third term
inesHon could be raised against
lim with effect. Still others S?V il
.vould all dopend upon tho Demo
.ralic nominee, and ?MI lliat Sitte o?
lu: question as io whether Hryai'.
ir Johnson would be the stronger
nan there ?tro as immy opinions as
here aro facets io a diamond.
PRANKS Ol CUPID.
XII Old Mau and Obi Woman Han
Mrs. ??rrlo lOtiuuohf,, fis years tit
?ge, who len Plyihomh, Pi? , recently,
laying thai sin- was going to visit
riends in Scranton, wont Instead t?>
?over, X. .1 . and was t hore married
o Jphn P Johnson, who is 7-"> years
?ld. T'ne.v uni several months ago
md wore infatuated with each other,
mt while their friends knew tills,
hey did n.>i ex peel lliey would be
johnson is a widowei with foui
hlldreii and Mrs. Humions, who is ?li
orceri, bas three children. Together
hey have grandchildren; They
viii live in Mori Istow n. N. V.
I tl,OOH Y MYSTERY.
?Vornan Lying ill Pool Of Mood ami
Her Husband Shot.
Mrs. Kinma Kolss, aged 32 years,
vite of William I' llelss, proprietor
d' old Keon o in y hotel, nt Kconomy
talion, near Plisbiu , Pa., Was
Olind dead in a pool id blood in a
?ed al lier home, having boon shot
brough tin- heari. on Hm Hoof near
he beti lay her husband, with a dan
gerous pistol shot wound through bis
emplo. Considerable mystery sim
ounds the affair. *
PICKED IT AT SEA.
Iirilling Rescue of Twcnty-'.'ilglit
Men by a Steamship.
A thrilling rescue <?f ?J8 shipwreck
id men was made durit,g the trip ol'
no steamship Vol urno,/which picked
ip the lier, floating ?near Hie al
nost dhnnnuHed schooner Chapgno,
vhich had . n hil bi a hurricane.
b r? actio wi made February 27th.
he steam-iiiii> roaohodjNow York on
On the Dispensary Commission
by Judge Pritchard in
COLUMBIA ON FRIDAY.
Commission Circo Five Days lo De"
olde as io What They Will Do
ll ls Suhl They Will Hold (lie
lori and (Jo io da i I Ital her Than
Obey Judge Pritchard's It?rent
Tho Columbio coi respondent of
Tho .Nows and Courier says the order
of Judge Pritchard granting a sup
ersodeas on conditions was aol sol v
ed Until Friday when il was received
through the mail hy Chairman Mur
ra v. Of tho dispensary winding-up
commission, and thc oilier members
Of the commission, as well as hy At
torney General I .yon from tho office
of the derk of tho Federal Court, in
Cha rles ton
The order ls dated April S und re
quires compliance within live days
from date of order, not live days from
service. The commission will not give
the heavy bond required by Judge
Pritchard, and will not surrender tho
collateral, which requires to he sur
rendered, so that thc commission will
lu- in contempt in refusing to obey
thc order to deposit the collateral
with the Federal Court.
As a matter of fact the collateral
is not in the possession of the com
mission, bid is willi Hi,. Slate Treas
urer, and has been in his poscssion
for a long time, even before tho
hooks and records of the dispensary
wero piacd in thc Treasurer's vaults.
So that the commission can make
answer that the colletterai i^ not in
its posession at all. and they cannot
comply with the primary and most
Important condition of Judge Prit
Of course, If Judge Pritchard ct?)
get hold of thc collateral he has tlief'
case in his hand absolutely, timi, of
course, thc State ls not going to sur
render tile collateral.
Judge Pritchard may serve an or
der on stale Treasurer Jennings, bul
it happens that Capt. Jennings is in
Mississippi ami not ai this timo in
the jurisdiction 6? Judge Pritchard's
Ile is having a pleasant visit out
there and is doubtless not in a hurry
to i.M ern. uiile.-s he is requested lo
come hom.- by Governor Ansel. The
(lovel nor will noi. however, ask the
treasurer lo come back to give up
thc collateral, and he will not in
struct ii ny one io give ii up, because
the State is going lo keep ils hands
on the collat?ral
These collaterals were deposited as
security tor the deposits of the dis
pensary mond) with the various
hanks ol' 'he State, ?ind the hanks
will noi pay out the money wit Inuit
gelling their securities blick. This
point ls Ibo milk in tin- cocoanut,
and tbs Stale holds the cocoanut. *
May Itcvictt Case
Tin State sii.VS an appeal lo (he
United states thc II ll court of appeals
on sonic ground ls absolutely certain
and wh.n this COU I* I meet S il will be
presided over by Chief Justice Fuller
of the ('pited States supremo court.
li is believed that tito chief .ma
lice win temporarily, ai b ast, hold off
drastic dot lou until he can hoar tho
arguments, the appeal having already
A dispatch from Asheville io Tho
New.-, and Courier says Judge Prit
chard Friday receivol a letter freon
.Instile Fuller in reference to the
case, bul elated, as it was a private
letter, he would not refer to ils con
tents. While the chief Justice ls
considering (lie idea of a Special ses
sion, it is quite probable thal Ito
move will i.e made in the case hore
or in South Carolina by the receiv
IIVF GUKATIOKT MFA,
lu Private I.if?< Invited lo Attend a
WtlO are the live greatest men in
i he Full'ned States mil In public
life? According to Presldonl Roose
velt, I hoy are Grover Cleveland, An
Irew Carnegie, John Mitchell. Wil
liam J. Brynn and .hines J. Hill.
The President lias invited these
live i,, attend the big confluence at
i he White House during the week of
May DI lo discuss conservation of
the natural resources ol' the country.
Kvory Governor of a State, Cabi
net Ofllccrs, members of the Unite/]
Stales Supreme (Noni and members
of the inland Waterways Commis
sion are to attend officially, hut (hose
(We men are singled out. from the
Whole United States as flVO Individ
uals to he Invited. They are all
NIGHT OF TERROR
Seven Persons Shot to Death and
Many Wounded in
THE CITY OF LISBON
Disputo Regarding Counting of Votos
in Municipal Elections Starts Riot
in Church, from Which Guards
At. Hobon, Portugal, seven persons
were, shot to death and fifty others
wounded hy soldiers aile rt he voling
in (ho elections in that city had end
ed. Tho rioting was widespread and
such was tho confusion during tho
violent conflict between the populace
and tho municipal guard that tho
guardsmen, mistaking infantrymen
who had boca called on? feu- members
of tho mob, fired a volley into (heir
ranks, seriously wounding (bree of
The night was one of terror for
Lisbon, soemed suddenly aflame with
seething revolt. Hands of men ran
wildly through tho streets, brandish
ing weapons, while the sharp crack of
rifles Was heard in various sections
of the city. Thousands of the most
peaceable citizens fled to their homes
just as they did on the night after
assassination of King Carlos and the
Tho principal rioting was tho result
of a dispute between the Republicans
and tho Monarchists regarding tho
counting of votes. Tho Reputmcnns,
who feared fraud nt the various
Lisbon polling places, made :? deter
mined Stand for their rights at St.
Dominiques Church, which is in the
centre of the city, tho district that is
practically tho stronghold of Repub
licans, Moth tho Republicans and
Monarchists kept a sharp watch
thro/ [ iou! I lie day. Tho voters, fol
lowing undent cu.?tom of. vot
ing in tho churches, they filed stead- 1
Hy, bul slowly, into the historic Dom
iniques and deposited their ballots In
the Official voling boxes. When the
polls closed tho Monarchist election
Oflicors declared it was too lalo lo
conni the voles and proposed to keep
the list in the church and count them
the next day. The Republicans tel- ,
bus refused lo assent to lilts, Insist
ing upon un Immediate count, fol
lowed by Hie sealing of the boxes.
Thc difference between tho olllcers
sproad lo tho crowd thai were in tho
church and in a moment blows wore
si ruck and then a general light fol
lowed. Suddenly the municipal guard
arrived and den red Coe edifice of tho
struggling combatants at the point
of the bayonet ? In t he meantime
the crowd outside of the church had
been greatly augmented and the
guardsmen's appearance al tho doors
after they had forced Hie people into
tho streets was tho signal for a show
er ol' stones, under which they wore
torced to retreat. As they retired
thoy fired a Volley from meir lilies,
bringing down several of the rioters.
The mob steadily Increased and
shouts (uni imprecations und eries of
anger were heard on overysido.
Tho rioters armed themselves anew
ttUd -soon tho edifice was literally sur
rounded U hil bosci ged by a maddened
Tin- guardsmen fired Intermittently
through the doorways, but the volleys
were feeble and incffcctu.il. Even
tually, tho commanding olllcor placed
a detail Oil the balcony over the
main portal, from which point ol'
vantage tho guardsmen hied r?p?nt
cdly Into th<> surging populace and
wounded a large number. Still the
mob did not give way. but only at
tacked the church the moro furiously.
Several of tho guardsmen were
WOUUdeU, hut they wei. replaced on
thc balcony hy Others und for three
hours the light continued.
Then three companies of infantry
and n troop Of cavalry, with one bat
tery appeared, driving ?ill before
WAS ALKAID OF HANKS.
Ko HUI His Money in Wall bf His
Lacking faith in hanks as place of
deposit for his savings. William ll.
Wilkins, of Whitestone, C. f., who
[lied recently ?it tho age of eight-live,
J ev I sod a unique arrangement for the
safekeeping of his money. Ile caused
a sort ol' repository to bo built in
the wall back of his kitchen door fac
ing. Aft r ii Wits once seated he had
no wa-, of opening his homo made
hank and he dropped money through
ii dot from limo to time. Prom the
da?' he had the place built np to
thfr thoo of tho death h? novar dis
turbed his hole in the wall savings
balik, lu which was found 17, G S li.
MAY GO IN ARMY
MAJOR MICAH JENKINS MAY (?RT
His Present Office Is Wanted for a
MHU Who Will Hustle for Taft
Zach McGee, Washington cor
respondent of The State, says Maj.
Micah Jenkins, collector of internal
revenue, is about to get involved in
the administration's fight for dole
gates lo (he Republican convention,
bul by (he now popular process of
The following "band out" attests:
"lt is ?nderst ood (hat (he secre
tary of wai', at (he request of Com
missioner of Internal Revenue Cap
ers, contemplates the restoration in
(he army of Maj. Micah J. Jenkins,
now collector of Internal revenue at.
Columbia. S. C., in such a way as to
be not. only congenial to tho major,
bul lo operate as a distinct, compli
ment and promotion. This would
necessarily vacate (he office of (bo
collector of internal revenue at Col
umbia, now held hy Maj. Jenkins,
and it is also understood that Maj.
ii. W. C. Ulalock and R. R. Tolbert
would be appointed, according lo tho
recommendation made in that con
nection by Capt Capers."
It will be remembered that Major
Jenkins is a personal friend of ono
T. R., having been closely associated
with him in tho Spanish war, be
cause of which friendship he was ap
pointed to his present position.
ile has performed tho duties of in
ternal revenue collector acceptably
to bis chief until now when, being a
Democrat, he is unable to perform
the principal duty of that, office <
which is to corral Republican dole- I
He can serve his country helter in i
the army. Now one R. R. Tolbert, is ?
an ideal man for collector of internal
revenue, his especial qualification ho- i
lng that at. this moment he is going ?
up and down in the State of South ;
Carolina trying to oust Capt. Capers i
from tho high and- potent job of na- l
I ional committeeman, foi- tho oxpress
purpose of sending an anti-admin- (
ist ral ion delgealion to Chicago. Rut t
Mr. Tolbert would, of course, rather t
bc collector of internal revenue. * ?
A SAD ANNIVERSARY.
Gen. Lee Surrendered ai Appomattox :(
.1:5 Years Ago Thursday. I
Forty-tbree years ago last Thurs- |
day Gen. Robt. K. nee surrendered
to tho federal officers at Appomattox. ^
Col. II. lt. ii rooks, whose memory
serves him as well as lils patriotism
and bravery served the "host Cause,"
says The State, called attention on
last Thursday nigh! to tho fact that
this ls the anniversary of tba", occa
sion when the South's proud and
beloved commanding general parsed
his sword (iver to Grant and g:)V0 up,
for the Confed?rales the great strug
gle against overwlielinln ? olds.
"Mo surrendered 9,000 men and
muskets that day," says Col. Drooks.
"to a weil fed. well equipped 1'iny
of 200,000. lt was useless to CO.U
HnUe the battle longer."
PRIEST COMMITS SUICIDE.
Rector of Catholic Church Shoots
Himself Through Head.
Til.' Kev. Father Joseph A. Gra
ham, rector of Hie Rom tl tl Catholic
Church ol' the Dlessed Sacrament, In
Albany, N. V.. shot himself twice in
the heart Friday afternoon in his
study. He died almost instantly In
the opinion of Dr. Dutke, who was
called soon after the suicide was dis
eoverod. Father Grnhnm was not in
his right mind
Ile was a native of Albany and a
brother of National Dank ICxamlner
Edward .1 Oraham. Father Graham
was about 45 years old and was re
garded as one of the most brilliant
men in the Albany diocese. Ile bad
been poor in health and despond
AN old) HRIHECROOM.
Iowa AllthSnloon Leader Weds Mrs.
Nellie Ingalls ai Dctrlot.
A dispatch from Kort. Dodge, lov i,
says: H. s Collin, rounder of Hope
Hall ami former presldont of the Alt
tl-Saloon League, of Iowa, w is >r
rled Friday lo Mrs. Nellie Ingall of
Do? ?ot. Mr. Collin will celebrate his
Ph?hly-fifth birth (lay Imlay, and upon
his a rrival al his .uni ry home will
be given a reception by friends. *
Ten incrs are Kided.
A pedal nispaich lo Ball Flig
hted, says ten niino-s lost their lives
in the Norton HUI colliery in Somer
setshire, Monda as a result of coal
Pirate Crew Capture Vessel and
Murder All the Officers.
IN THE SOUTH SEAS.
Tho Captain mid the Mate Aro ?riven
Into the Son With Tomahawks by
the Seamen, Who Are Afterward*
Captured on Ron ixl a Derelict Ves
sel in Gilbert Island-They Will
Ile Dealt With hy the Authorities.
News has been brought to Victoria,
H.. c.. by the steamship M?roma,
which arrived one day last week of
a remarkable piracy and murder In
tim South Seas. The Captain and
mate of a Callao schooner wore at
tacked with a tomahawk and forced
to jump overboard by Joseph Mor
timer, a Bolgian; J. Taylor of Man
chester, and G. Jackson of London,
who then stole the schooner, the
N'ouvre Tigro. of Callao, and started
for Australia. Tho vessel was wreck
ed In the Gilbert Islands, whore sh?
was found by Captain Marshall, of
thc trading schooner Laurel, who re
ported tho piracy and murder to th?
authorities at Suva, where the mea
were mndo prisoners. Jackson Inter
confessed. He said :
"The schooner sailed under tho
Italian Hag, being owned by tho
master and mate, both of whom wero
forced to jump overboard.
"The schooner sailed out of Callao
?arly in November4 last, having on
Lioard a crew of five, the captain and
nate, the cook (a Belgian) Joseph
Mortimer and myself as cabin boy,
md J. Taylor.
"The vessel had only got about 14
niles off tho coast, and the first day
rom Callao when the cook inado an
tttack on the mate and captain. Ho
.uhsed av. the mate first and struck'
lim in the hoad with a tomahawk.
Ho wau Jelled by tho blow but
lulckly recovered himself arid took
o tho rigging. The captain, heming
,he scuttle, came out of the cabin,
md ho was Immediately felled by a
"Immediately afterward tho cook
jot his gun and forced first the mate
ind then the skipper, to jump over
board. The male sank, but tho skip
>er struck out for Ibo shore, distant
'ourteen miles, and Jackson threw
?lim a plank. The cook threatened
Jackson, who agreed to assist in
vorkiug Un- schooner. The cargo was
lottlsonod and they started for Aus
Lrulia. The vessel finally went ashore
In tho Gilbert group."
COT OFF LIGHT.
Ulevk Accused of Improper Conduct
Toward Two Young (?iris.
At Savannah, Ga., Tl. Rhett Wovor,
i clerk In a shoe store was fined $f>0
by tho recorder last week for having
written two notes for yoting girls
Daking the principal of tho school
[bey attended to excuse them for tho
lay ns they wore unwell. He signed
Lb names of tho girls' parents to tho
notes. Tilt' recorder looked upon tho
matter as a very serious ono and
lined Wovor $r.O. He was unable to
pay it for several hours and had to
mond about half the day in jail be
fore he secured tho desired amount.
One of the young girls told her ratn
sr some very bad stories ot Wover's
.omiucl toward ber.
ON LAST LEG OF JOURNEY.
Klori Left Magdalena Day for Cor
onadt in Four Divisions.
Tho Atlantic ?lcot of 16 battleships
liogan Sunday tho Inst log of Itu
originally planned cruise from Hamp
?n Roads to the (leiden (?ate. Tho
our divisions Of tho Heel weighed
mellor at 4 o'clock that afternoon,
Uid throe quarters of an hours lalee
vero threading their way out of Mag
lalona Hay in the wake ot tho llag
WILL DIT IT BACK.
Vitain Words to be Restored to tho
Jackson Mnnuniei '
A dispatch u Mehi is, Tenn.,
wy? tho worda The I -i M st. Do
'reserved." fl.'O to bc urotl to tho
iionumenl <>. Andr? ,v Jackson in
?our; bouse square. "Darlr " "Lil
ivar a local nf ctn rato i oit?
i chisel ai... rona vd m\f\
?rom tho momtn .m. said ;> ?? ??alio?
way, a member ot m< i> ik conimls
dort. "Now that ice civ. . ls long
past, and wo an .d' < |? ul of he.
union, it scorns ! ) m that it would
he only proper j the language