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SWEPT BY FLOOD.
Fully Three Thousand Persons,
Most of Them Poor,
DRIVEN FROM HOME.
The Wltolc of North Texas Deluged
Hy Ileuvy Hains.-Every Available
Man ls Pressed Into Service by the
Fori Worth Railroad-Trafile Par?
alvzed-Police Fired Pistols to
Warn ibo People.
Throughout north Texas the heav
iest rains in many yearn ?re reported,
causing tremendous loss to farmers
and stock growors flooding lowlands
and rendering country roads impas
sable, hundreds of bridges having
been washed away.
At Fort Worth tho Trinity river is
reeeeding, but street car trafile be
tween Fort Worth and North Fort
Worth will not bo restored beforo to
By employing every available man
in the city and dispatching them in
special trains to the sent of the trou
ble, Fort Worth railroads Saturday
actively began to repair tho $250,000
damage inflicted by Friday night's
North Fort Worth ls Isolated and
live hundred houses are submerged.
Mineral City, near Weatherford, is
under water, and Clobourne, soul h of
here on the Santa Fe, is surrounded
by the Joed. lOngtncer IXIUK and
Fireman Allsop were found dead un
der their engine. Their train left tho
track in a washout a mile north of
The flood sn ff (Mers have been pro
vided with shelter. Crops over a
large aren have been dost roved and
tho lows will reach over half a
million dollars. All night the police
fired a continual volley of Fhots to
warn resid? ats in the flood district
That the storm waa the worst ex
perienced iii north and wesPToxas in
half a century Is indicate i by re
ports. From CJraysen county on the
eOfct to Potter county in the far north
west and southwest to Tom Green
county, about one-third of the entire
area of the State, the country is lit
erally covered with water, all modes
r -1. j .,." n".w| kpM!
other hundreds ol yards so badly un
dermined that rebuilding will he nec
essary, If the weather sh mid (dear
immediately railroad traine cannot be
restored to normal conditions in less
ti.an te*.* days.
The flood rou-lied Fori Worth
about noon Saturday. At that time
city park and vicinity was inundated
lo a depth ol about ten feet. The
tracks of the street rad v ly company
leading to Arlington Heights was
washed away for a quarter of a mlle,
and communication with that section
of the city was out off.
Fully three thousand persons,
principally of the poorer classes, were
driven from their homes, in the sub
merged district. Many of these are
being eared for by charitable organi
zations nt the expense of the city.
The reservoirs ami mains of the
water works system woro overflowed
with the muddy water of the river,
and beforo thoy can be cleared it m
feared considerable sickness may re
While an accurate estimate of tho
monetary loss nt this ?imo is impos
sible, it is believed tho loss will ex
ceed a million dollar?.
DON'T WANT TAFT.
Negro Bishop Creates a Great Sensa
tion in New York.
Bishop Alexander Walters, head of
tho African Methodist Kpiscopnl /don
church hi Now York city, created
something like a sensation among
the colored worshipers of li iii denom
ination Tuesday by delivering himself
ol' a bitter attack on prod Ul ont Roose
velt for the part he has played in
tho Brownsville a. air. and declar
ing that Taft was unlit to bo the ne
gro's candidate for tho presidency be
cause he was with Roosevelt. a party
IO what thc bishop termed "a delib
erate plot lo discredit the negro race
for political purposes."
That tho bishop's denunciation ot
live president and Bocrolary Taft dill
not. fall on ears altogether apprecia
tive was evidenced before the last
clause of his lotter had been read.
Several Of those present allowed them
md ves tho privilege of groans of dis
approval, and at tho ?Mid Kev. l>r.
Parks, chairman of Ihc meeting, call?
0(1 attention n? delicately as ho could
lo tho fact that the meeting waa not
to discuss polillos, bul to consider the
education of the members <>t Ho*
MiucH Besinne Wink.
The Ross Kan Iron mlllOH In Kath
County, Ky., owned by Alabama nnd
Mississippi capitalists, have resumed
work, after a shut-down during the
financial stringency. This gives work
to about two hundred men, many of
whom had spent almost their laut dol
lar for food BUCO the saapenaloa. *
SHIPPERS TAKE NOTICE.
Tho Southern Railway Hov? Adopted
Now Shipping Rule*.
As a moans of botter providing
themselves with methods to trac,, lost
f roi ?ht shipments, ns well OH IO ex
pedite the handling of freight, tho
railroads traversing this section will,
after June 1, refuse to accept height
in less than carload lots, which is
not plainly marked, showin ; tho con
signee, destination, etc. Tho roads
anticipate that this new rule will
cause complaint from shippers ami
therefore, they ure gving t;0 days no
tice in order that they may become
thoroughly acquainted with lt and pre
pare themselves to conform to same.
The following circular has been is
sued by the Southern Railway and
the rules set forth will bo ndopted by
all the lines traversing tho Southeast
"Each package, piece or bundle of
less than carload freight must bo'
plainly marked by bluish, stencil,
pasted tag, showing the name of tho
consingoo and the name of the sta
tion, town or city and tho State in
Whch destined. Past ed labels or
securely fastened tags should be used
only when the character of tho freight
prevents marking by brush or sten
"The marks on packages, bundles
or pieces musl be compared with the
shipping order and bill of lading ami
corrections, if necessary, made by the
consignor or his representative before
receipt ls signed; old marks must bo
removed or effaced before the pack
ages, bundles or pieces will be ac
cepted for transportation.
"Frolgll t consigned to a place of
which there are two or more of the
same name in the same State must
have the name of the county marked I
on each package, bundle or piece, ami
also shown in the shipping receipt.
"When freight is consigned to a
place not located on the Une of u
railroad each pac kage, bundle or piece
must be marlo d with name of stations
at which t,ho consignee will accept de
livery or, il destined to a place reach
ed by a water lim*, the name of the
railroad station at which delivery is
to be made to such water Une must
be marked on each package, bundle,
"Freight not marked in accordance
with the foregoing rules will not. be
accepted for transport?t ion.
Towns Within n Radius of Eighteen
Tho shock of the explosion war.
heard IS miles away.
The wrecked plant employed from
lt?O to 200 men in the day time. Lut
lin; full force was not at work when
the disaster occurred.
The night shift had just completed
its task when the death-dealing blast,
startled tim town. Houses wet.? dis
mantled and windows broken hun
dreds of yards away from the seen?'.
At Chesterton, Ind.. harbor. Gary
.nd Dane Park, a dozen or more miles
distant, citizens thought an earth
quake was upon thom.
Physicians and nurses were hur
ried to the scene. A number of the
injured were removed to the new hos
pital at Gary on trains over the Lake
Shore, and Baltimore and Ohio, and
A New York Woman Found Stabbed
in Ile?' Bod.
Mrs. Isaac Lieberman, described
by ber neighbors as tho most beauti
ful woman in the Bronx, was murder
ed in bed at her home, No. 7 0(1
Court).null ?(venue, New York, Tues
day. Her husband, who conducts a
shitt waist store at No. 7.V.? Melrose
avenue, a block away, ls under ai
rest, on suplclon.
Mrs. Lieberman was stabbed twice
as she slept, with a long duggei
'Vp-pled by a powerful a rm. Oho of
the wounds ls Hu ot,gb her throat.
The othet ls through her breast, pen
etrating both IllilgB. The knife was
driven in from the left side of her
body as sim lay on her right side In
Lieberman and his Wife occupied
a flat on tho second floor of un apart
ment house at the Court landt avenu"
address. They Were childless and
kepi no servant. Acordlng to ot he
tenants in the house they appeared
itt be as happy as tho average tuan
.'. >'. wife.
INHALED POI SON O CS ItMliS
Three employes ol Guano Company
Dead ami l?oUI' III.
Three colored employes of the Roy
stor dunno Com puny' til Nlnooh, tin.,
came lo theil' death last wick from
inhaling poisonous gases while at
work in Ibo acid chamber of the co nv
patty's factory lind four mote ate ill
from the same cause, one probably
fatally- Tho coroner empaneled a
Jtiry and hold an inquest on ono of
tho negrees for all of thc Victims.
The verdict of tho jury is that John
Cilmore came to his death while in
the discharge ol' his duty in employ
Of the Roystor Guano company, dm
to the Incompotoncy of Superinton
dent Stamps and Foreman Consul
BOOZE WINS FIGHT.
DISPF.NSAHY HAS CLOSE CALL IN
AI KMX COUNTY.
With Three Small Boxes Yet to be
Heard From the Vote Stands 877
A dispatch from Aiken to Tho
State says the election there Wednes
day us to dispensary or prohibition
resulted in a victory for the comity
dspensury by ?1 very sinai] majority.
With nil hut three small boxes
heard from the dispensary has a
I lead of 55, and il is probable t he
other three boxes will run the ma
jority up to 100 or more.
Creat interest wan taken lu the
election all over the county. Al
though tim weather was threatening
a large crowd was around the polls
in Aiken all day, among whom wore
many ladies. About the time the
returns began to come in it began to
rain bul notwithstanding (hts large
crowds assembled around thc bulle
tin boards anet wailed for the returns
which came in rapidly. It was a
close election. The following is tho
total vote: For dispensary, 877;
against dispensary, .8212
LOST BOTH LEOS.
The Very Sad Cute ol' An Augusta
The Augusta Herald says Tracy
Owens, an I I year-old w hite hoy, was
run ?ncr the ollie;- morning in the
ipper Ilarrisouville yards of the Geor
gia railroad, at the north end. Both
legs were severed from his body. Ile
was nt once carried to the city hos
pital, where an operation was per
formed, and he may recover although
it is considered quite doubtful.
The fieorgla railroad nfllcinls state
that engine five was in the act. of
taking the cab from the engine in
order to leave it on a seperate track,
when Owens, who is said to bang
around the place often endeavored to
swing aboard the cab. His footing
slipped and legs were severed.
The cab was at once connected up
and t heboy sent to the hospital, lt
is stated that young Owens had been
reqquently warned to stay away from
?-?T Ji.in T.IT,-\t?U<T.?i*
When a mau after an active life
linds himself without an opportunity
to continue his activity and through
reverse fortune is without means of
livelihood to retain honor and pre
vent himself from becoming a burden
011 bis fellowmen, it is desirable that
he follow the proposition attributed
to Osier. I. therefore, deem il ex
pedient lo do so."
The above abstract from a letter
found on the body or Joseph Child.
who committed suicide Tuesday al
his boarding house in JI'Vth street,
in Chicago., by inhaling illuminating
gas explains his reason for his deed
Sixty-live years rda without friends
or relatives, out of employment nnd
with no prospect of finding work and
with his little savings rapidly dwindl
ing away, Child chose to go to a sui
cide's grave rather than become a
burden on the community.
YOUNO MAX DHOWNKD.
Bold Upsets on racole! .Mill Pond
N'enr Spa i la?burg.
A dispatch from Spantanburg lo
Tho News and Courier says while
shooting didappers from a boat on the
pond at Pocolot Mills Saturday after
noon, 1*. Kirby, aged 18 years, was
drowned. The body was recovered
Saturday night and the Inquest held
Sunday. The jury returned a verdict
of accidental drowning.
Kirby WltHum Kreinch and a young
niau named Bryant gol in Die boat
and stalled up the river on a fishing
trip, Kh'b> carried a shot gun and
commenced to shoot didappers.
Bryant (00k tho gun to try his
luck. Kit hy, tn (urning the boat,
caused it to dip and the three men
tumbled into the stioam. Kirby went
down Immediately, bul Bryant and
Kreuch reached shore. The waler
waa drawn f 1 ?un the pond and Kirby's
body was found in tho mud,
( OMMITTIU) St K I DM.
Suitor hi .bilious Bago Kills Himself
In a flt of jealous rage diwan! lt.
Taylor, a bookkeeper, aged 2fi >vi:rs,
committed suicide at Washington
Sunday by shooting himself in Die
temple :ii 101 11 Street, ile (md
gone to Die tbl?pliOho and called up
Miss "Reggie" Cargas, Ut 1,010 Penn
sylvania avenue, only lo find that
she had gone loi a walk With a rival
suitor. To bis message Taylor ?tr
prended In passionate language, aral
a young man, who was al the girl's
home, tried to pacify him but to plo
purpose. Taylor hung up the' re
ceiver, drew a pistol and shot /him
It's a poor tool that can't fie Work
ed koth waya.
A UTI FI CI AL HONKY.
Inverted Sugar-Better Than S<fmo
Kinds of Hees Honey.
Prof. Hersiflold of Germ atty ro
ceo ti y brought out some interesting
points regarding the manufacture ef
artificia boney In hit irene. lt ts im
. '. ed jhnl - I . i- Url .;? i!'>'- it ' I?.'
laver..ion ol re' ned sugar ia au il*
niost complete manner and under
well-detcrmlnd conditions, Hus smear
solidi lyn in tho same way ns natural
honey, aft? r standing tor a loa?
time and it i an li" easily redissolved
by healing il. Owing to Ute In
creased reproduction of artificial
honey, thc bee cultivators have been
agitating I'M question HO as to pro
tect themselves, and it ls proposed te
secuta? legislation to this effect, one
point being to oblige (he manufac
ture rs t< add some kind ot' product,
which win Indicate tho artificial prod
uct. On the other hand, lt is found
that the addition of Inverted sugar
t na* ll ral honey tends to improve its
quality, and especially to render lt
more easily digested. Seeing that
sugar ls about the only alimentary
matter which 's produced hi an ango
lutely pure Pinto, lt.? addition to
honey CHI not be strictly considered
as an adulteration. Mees often talo
products I rom flowers which lui ve II
bad taste: a?.I Hie chemist Kellei
found thai boney coining from Itu
chestnut tree sometimes has n dca
From wheal flowers wo rind ii
honey which has a taste which re
sembles bittei almonds, and honey
from asparagus Howers is m.ist unpal
at'.ihlo. Honey taken from the c.o?/.ti
plant is ol an olly nature, and thal
taken hom onions ha^ the ta te o'
th-} latter. In such cases tho louie
ls m ich I inproved bj Ibo addition bl
Ihvorleil sugar, prof. Uersfeld give?
a practical method of preparing t iii.
fenn or sugar: We lake I kilogram
i 2.2 pounds) of high i|iuilltj reline I
sugar in a denn enainel-waro vessel,
ami ad.i ;tO(i cubic centimetres' fifi
fluid ounces i of w aler and 1.1
gramiles 117 grains) t a rlii rle acid
This ls heated ri I II) deg. C. over un
open fir?. stirring nil tho while, an.l
ls kept ut tiiis heat until the [build
takes on a (inc golden yellow color,
such operation lasting for about
three-quarters of un hour. Ry ibis
very simple process wo can easily
produce arlinda.' hone.vi Numerous
extracts are now on ''ie market for
giving Hie aroma of honey. How
over, if we lake tin n ri Illida I product
made us above and ?tdd to ii a nat
ural honey having A strong aroma.
Buch us thal, will 'li is produced from
heath, wc cnn obtain na excellent
semi-honey.- Sui? lilllie American.
In strengthening the walls of the
old house workmen (lng lip lind
a corner of the ell and came upo.i
some old hand hewn oak planks.
Proceeding with great caro thev
found these to be the : liinhln
what ap pea rod al Hrs) to be II III rg
water tank or elstern. further 'li
VeStlgatloll shoved thal they lia
struck upon tho obi well. ll Wt 1
seen Huit th?* well HIM.-! have 'KI .
lined with plank all the wa;- 'low
lt is about four teet in diameter ai
Ss .'uiuare. lt was tilled up long ag
and the planking alone remain's.
In connection willi the work in
ether parts ol the building other 'li
ierest lng linds have been mob
Many ol tho articles bel III; tine?rthel
will be place' in tho museum, whir
lt is proposed lo establish In lip
Tin le Hie two pleCRS Ol ob| Lowes
toft ch.na, paris of a clip and sa'ieoi
bottles ol' curious shape h a villi' niasj
aboli half an Inch I hick bits ol chi
na and earthenware In white and
(olor?. In the cellar was found au
old half dollar an.l an old ta ddene I
?.eui, hearing the dale of IS-H.
Possibly the most Interesting n rt lelo
found so far is the obi belt belong'
int; lo a soldier's dies uniform. Il
is white and is intact, save for tim
loss Ol' the bimble. lt i nu! known
whether Ibis belt is a uart ol ibo uni
form worn by Paul Revere himself
The belt was found hidden in tim
wall of Hie house.
'I h. re ? as a l" r.-. e .Ile i ?oil ot m
cc.mucous anieles found such
bab bets, curious nails, ubi tonis, an.i
bits ol Iron. Boston Po1 t.
The Condor's Individuality.
VY bad tlx* best chance ol st ud>
lng the colors of the Condor Ina.'
The bill was horn color and thc rel
skin >l Hie head extended down. rm.
erl Hg it about hall way. lin" legi
were lan. but on each kine was i
ju,tc1' of red. (m the breas.) of eui
bird the skin Wttfi blood roil; I
t'Otlld be seen occasional)*, when (b.i
bro"', feathers were spread ami th i
birds were preening. Roth lind lo b .
color >d wing bars, and the primar! ;
were well worn. The skip on |j .
throat hung loose, am] ;!....
Inaudible fitted Close nndei- the lipper.
The chin was orange red. and below
this on the neck was a strip of gr, eil
isa yellow, merging into the orange
a.?out Hui sides and back of the neck
The top and front ot the In ..! \ ,
l ed, but between I he eves was a
iiinall patch of blink fen I hers, an 1
these extend' (1 down in front of the
ey into the orange-red of the eic .
Thc pindi Of Hi eye was black, bet
the hh. was deep und red and con
Bp Ice ons. The bald and wrinkle j
pate, flabby Jowls, with tho cave I
In expression of n tool bless old wain
an thoso helped to mako ni? 'he cor
dor lndvlduaMty. -Coulurjr.
< KI SH I ;i> TO 1HOATH.
Mr. Murray Heaton Sustained Injur
ies From Which Death Occurred.
Mr. Murray Heaton, aged lil
years, who was employed ns brako
rntiu on extra freight Ko. L'04O, which
runs between Branchville and Colum
bia, was accidentally knocked off tho
side of a hex car upon which he was
climbing hy thc stand pipe, at division
switch, just below the passenger de
pot at Branchville .Monday morning.
Several of the wheoiH of the freight
ears passed over the I i m hs of Air.
Heaton before the freight could ho
signalled to stop, and Mr. Heaton
was horribly mangled, tin; right arm
and right leg hoing so badly crushed
that amputation was necessary, hie
loft leg was also broken and various
other bruises were inlllcted on his
Mr. Heaton waa given all medical
attention that could he given to any
one. Tho freight traill that ran over
Mr. Heaton was in charge of Con
ductor Pnssullalguo and Engineer
Just one year ago Monday I0n:;i
neer Howey was pulling the throttle
of the engine that pulled the freight
that ran over (he body of Mr. .1. I..
Hoover, who died soon after.
Mr. Heaton was a son of Mr. John
C. Heaton, car inspector for the
Soul horn railway at Branchville. Mr.
Heaton died at Iii o'clock on the
MOIIi: IIOIHKS FOUND.
Death List of Chelsea Fire Now Num
Two more hod lea were found In
the innis of the Chelsea fire of last
Sunday, making the tola! number re
covered ll. and the known victims
Ul, which includes two who died in
Thc hod les lound were both males.
The inst found was recovered nt 29
Marlboro street, where search was
made through Ino efforts of a sister
of a man who lived at that number
and who has been missing. The body
was identified by means of a watch
and teeth as thal of Harry Lewis,
aged t :! years, employed as a mes
sen KCr in Dosi on.
The second body recovered was
lound al Poplar street and was that]
ol a male adult. The list of missing
persons is still large and lt ls feared
many of them perished. **
DA i ?I.NC; HANK ItOBBBHY.
'is,,, M.?n liock Officers in Vault and
ol anoui .>..,o'?v i>.< <.?>., ,...
hired Ibo hank and forced Cashier C.
C. Walterhouse and "Del" lOasley,
business numugcr, to go Into the
vault. The bandits locked thom in.
securing all currency In sight and
escaped across the line Into Okla
homa. Four posses are in pursuit
and ii is believed that Hie robbers
will be cap? med. The robbery ls
one ol i he most darin;; ever executed
in ihis part of the stale. The rob
bers were both Well dressed, one be
in;; well known around town.
S H VF. H F BATTIJF
Dei ween t lie I'lench Troops and thc
\ French column on Talz.v/a Hill,
Algeria, which commands the plain
of Tam lei. was fiercely af taiked Fri
day !>y ;i number of Berbers
Although Ibo surprised French
ton e fought desperately and not only
beal off the adversaries but pursued
(hem for n distance ot six miles, this
French victory w;is costly. Twenty
eight men, including an i nicer, were
killed and one hundred men, Includ
ing ten ofllcers, were wounded. The
losses were greatest In ?he foreign
legion, The Horhor losses were ni nc ti
heavier, no less than I 2fi dead bodies
being found hy French troops,
UKI,!) IT HY TWO MFA.
Voi l beru I'aclllc l i ver P.o.oded and
A dispatch from Minneapolis says
(ho west hound Pacific ira in Thurs
day night was held up by two men
just outside the city limits and $-ii
and (WO waldies were taken from
passengers The men who hoarded
the traill here entered one of tho
sleepers, find at tho point of (he pis
tol commanded Ihe passengers to hold
up their hands One of the robbers
stood guard while his companion
searched his victims. When the
train slowed down at Noithtown
.1 unction the men made their es
Screen the House.
There is onl> one mei hod of pre
venting the Hies entering the house
and thal lH lo have ;ill ihe doors and
windows securely screened. The
Hoard ol Health urges that every res
iden! In the eily, if il is possible,
shall secure these screens and use
Diem. A wre screen 16 mesh to tho
Inch is more satisfactory than one
M mesh lo the inch as mosquitoes
can gel through the latter and while
the house is heine, screened if is just
as weil to be protected against tho
mosquitoes ot the same time.
Worry for worry's ??*. S*?MH ??
ht the wcrktag ?otu ef ma?y ?..
BUSH WAR WAGED.
TREACHERY AND CUNNING U6BD
ON ROTH SIDES.
It IN Itopoi ted Thal Sixty White? and
. .Indians Have Been Killed in Hie
A report that about 00 white? and
Indianfl have boen kilted in Nicara
gua in bloody busn warfare waged
by Mosquito Indians was brought
to New Orleans by NV. H. Coffiua?
of Bloomington, III., who was a pa?
songer on the steamer Dictator from
('(Mitral American Ports. The death
Hst of whites numbers about 20.
The lighting started over a month
ago ou the Caribbean coast, whore :
tho Indians live. Late in February -*
about 100 Indians attcked Prin/.upol
ca nor, a small town. They hld be
hind bushes, trees and other shelter,
pouring into the village a Ore which
killed two men.
A long hard fight resulted, soldiers
and citizens volunteers finally driv
ing tho assailants hack, about a doz
en of the Indians being killed or
mortally wounded. The other In
dians fled but many of thom wore
captured and after being soYoroly
beaten with raw hides, chains were
placed about their logs and they
were imprisoned in an improvised
Another engagement took place at
Capo Graces, near tho border of
Nicaragua and .spanish Honduras.
Mere the casuallhs among the troops
were five, but the Mosquitos woro no
more successful than before and fled
in retreats to the mountain.
Since then, Mr. Coffman said, many
troops have been sent into the Mos
quito district and several skirmishes
have occurred. lt is reported that
treachery and cunning have been us
ed on both sides. Whereover a parly
of white men get a chanco they gen
erally kill the Indians without mercy,
and the Indians have slain Koverol
solders whom they caught lu the
BELIEVES BRYAN IS THE MAN.
Capt. Thrower of Chcrntv is Wearing
a Campaign Button.
Tho State says Capt. W. T. Throw
er of Cheraw, a prominent lumber
manufacturer of the .-?,,. -??-..
..i-re. ".as hi CbhitUb.'p. Weil
.?.? uithbi and, oiv.pre.ssed him ?el !
. ... . pi usaient.
"Not only will South Carolin? give
Bryan her solid support, but many
Republicans of tho North i?.nl MUM
will rally to the support of the Dcm- ?
ocratlc standard bearer. I Just learn
ed tho other day of a prominent
Washington man who had declared
his intention to support Bryan this
year, not withstanding the face that,
he has voted the Republican national
ticket all his life. Roosevelt ls too
spasmodic and the American people
do not want another Administration
such as his present one. Bryau ts
hones'!, he ls big enough to occupy
the position of chief executive of tho
United states, and even Republicana
regard him highly for his intedrity
and this year thousands will vote for
him who have Heretofore voted the
Capt. Thrower believes that. South
Carolina should send a delegation to
Denver instructed for Bryan, because
he firmly believes that Bryan is the
choice of the overwhelming majority
of the Democrats of the State.
MISTAKEN FOR BURGLARS.
Owners ol Ohio Grocery Store Kided
At Columbus, Ohio. John and Wm.
I) Frank, sons of M. O. Frank, groc
er, were shot and instantly killed on
Sunday by City Patrolmen Heinze
and Casey. Shortly before the shoot
ing burglars were discovered by
neighbors in flank's grocery, 1,221
Parsons avenue. The owner of tho
store and the police were Inform".!
about the same time of tho burglary.
The two young men and another
brother. Albert Frank and William
Yoerger, hastily aimed thomsolvee
and ran to the grocery. Patrolmen
Heinze and Ca soy wen- watching In
tho shadow ot the building when the
four voling men arrived, and each
party mistook the other for tho bur
According to Yoerger W. D. Frank
Hied a rille four times at l'air.? mar
Heinze, who drew a revolver and
fatally wounded thc young man. Pa
(rolnian Casey ordered tho other
Duce young men to throw tip their
hands, and they did BO, the surviv
ors say. Patrolman Casey declares,
however, that John Frank did not
throw up his hands but aimed a re
volver al tho patrolman. Casey ihcn
shot John Frank. .
Lynched hy Negroes.
At Fort Worth, Texas, Jasper
Douglas, a negro was charged in a
warrant sworn to Saturday with hav
ing criminally assaulted his step
sister, a girl of 12 years. Sunday
morning his body was found hanging
to tho limb of a treo near that place.
A good clunie muk? a stout, heart
and a atrong am.