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When tho Horse Began to KIHI, Fulls
on lier Head and Dies Several
Hours A fl rr? iu d.
A dispatch li om Blackville lo The
Stah- says what is considered ?mr of
thc saddest accidents thal ever hap
pened lhere was the sudden death of
Miss Hon ula h Gillam, caused by a
runaway horse. Miss Gillam and her
friend. Miss A lire Sojourner, were out
driving ami had driven mil on tho
road lo the Healing springs, a favor
ite drive from Blackville.
There wore a number P' buggies in
a line returning from tue springs to
)B lack vi ile and a coupleiif young men
- undertook lo drive hy Miss Sojourn
# er's horse, whic h was a very spirited
The horsti commenced* nianing and
soon gol from under her control,
though she is an excellent driver.
Miss Gillan) became very much ex
cited and jumped from thc buggy,
striking ber head.
Slie never Tegul ned consciousness
and died at 2 p. m. Monday. Miss
Sojourner remained in the buggy un
di the horse struck a tree and throw
her out. She was very badly bruised
and is confined to lou- bed. but her In
juries are by no means fatal.
Miss Gillam was; adhughter of Mrs.
M. Gillam, a widow, who is propriet
ress ol the Hotel Black ville. Miss
Ki 11 am was milliner for Wm. Morri
son's millinery establishment and was
a very pop.dar young lady.
I rt ----
' SOLID Ft Ht BU Y AX.
The Alabama Delegation Instructed
(o Vote for Him.
A dispatch from Birmingham, Ala.,
says in compliance with the primary
plan thal two hundred or more qunl
Itlod Democratic voters may place the
name of any Democratic on Hie licked
for nominee for President on the
United States, lo be voled direct.
John V\ Tomi'.sen. president of tho
Bryan Democratic state club har. bl
ed wib the chairman of tho State
Democratic committee o petition
signed by the Governor and every
Stael official and over two thousand
other Democrats for tho hame of
William J. Bryan lo bo placed on tho
tirVoi delegates to the Democratic
?hieb vr.rs. Alabama a lwouty-t\v?
ii . ? I "'Viii;;'m .1. Bryan '
I'K'KUD rp .vi ) i
Wrecked Off Charleston and Rescued
The steam yacht Columbia arrived
al New York from Florida on Tuesday
with three fishermen on board, res
cued from their sinking boat in a
gale off Charleston. Tim three nu n
sailed from Charleston in Hie fishing
smack Star on April 17. The next
day they were caught in a gale in
which the smack lost her mast and
mos! of bm sails. When tho derelict
was sighted the sea was running so
high that the Columbia could mu
ewer ber boats. Tho yacht approach
ed the Star so mar that ropes could
he thrown lo Hie fishermen, who were
then hauled on hoard the Columbia
Their friends in Charleston had about
given thoin up ar, lost.
Col. Henry Watterson, Editor of
he Louisville Courier-Journal,
an interview in New York a few
days UKO said he had no doubt of
Mr. Hryan's nomina!ion at Denver
f 'Cd we have a good chance to elect
him. In the same interview he said
the movement in the interest of
Cov. .Johnson conies too late and
from thc wrong quarter. Ile also
said the Democrats of New York
cannot dictate to the Democratic
party. These utter*nce? from tin
man who first menti ? it'd dov. -John
son in connection with the Prosidon
? A v should open the eves of Demo
? rats. Col. Watterson says the
Johnson movement comes too lat??
and from tin1 wrong quarter.
Therefore he r?pudi?tes Johnson
,*?nd declare.' for Bryan.
Tnt: Aiken Recorder wants t<>
know "what use have any of thc*
people ul' Augusta for United State's
licenses to sell liquor?'' Wonder if
k some of tlie Augusta blind tigers
k can't enlighten our innocent con
. :., J.
$ Cob. Henry Watterson, who is an
? astute politician and shrewd obser
B vcr, thinks that Bryan will he elect
f cd if opposed hy Mr. Taft.
A woman worries over chapped
P knees as il every body knew ii.
What a woman can t stand about
be unmoral pilri of gambling is if yob
Kven a loo ll) ache can become a
groa I pleasure if lt's iii on I ghi you
would have lo gu lo a church lecture
if you didn't hayo it.
Po^tr.y. Worth Reaclipfe
iii tho Ail-i'i.miiu k's.
I loVl? thiH (iH'iU.ll.V SOl?.Ido,
While thus Pawing III thoughtful
And think on boyhood's ..?tinny d?iys,
Far down through uiom'rwu misty
Afar across tho dimpled Hike
1 soe i ho thront liing storm clouds
Tho/,K iri hurst forthi und ?ll. tho
drown ..uddon gay with glorious
The writer, whit its myriad oyes;
Looks heavenward in pleased sir
Tho dancing wavelets cease t hoir
AB tho light zephyrs tlm'roUH (iee;
And, mirrorlike, tho now still biko
Blue tints from heaven- seems lo
While all adowa the fringed line.
Reflected, stand ibo birch ?nd pine.
The lonely' heron wings its way
Athwart tho shadows of tn . hay.
The squirrels chase from tree io lree
lu all their wild wood ecstasy,
And so 1 swing, and dream, ind
How little man may pick or coooe?,
Or stay the mighty press of time,
Which rolls oteVUO Us way sublime.
C. leslie Adams.
The Subject of Discussion.
From tho Wnshlngton Star.
I hoard de winds a-wblsporln' in d?3
tcloH 11 Held ono day,
About de la/.ies' eriiler dill had over
come lint way :
Dey dldn' know his re.?lar na:.ie. au'
so lu langhin' tones.
Dey christened him deirao'fs an' call
ed him ''Mistuh Lazybones."
He dion' gather honey like ?la? busy
Nor dress up. like de butterlly, foh
every otie to see;
He'd stretch hisse'f out in do shade
ail' look up toward de sky.
An' liol pay no attention a> the hours
went drlftln' by.
An' de bee il kop' a linmniln an'
dc yaller jacket buzz.
Au' d<- locust laughed an' hollered,
like d<* wa) lie ?Dus does:
An' I jmi so Intersied dat I staid (le
whole day I ii rough,
A 11st en in tu 'em tell how Mistuh
Lazybones would do!
An' when de sun was droppin pms'
i ne Kcsciic.
Oh. tho night was still
A nd t he night was chill.
As you mailed IhosO Artic seas,
Winn you will- ii sigh,
Morely said unod hy.
And resigned yourself to freeze.
On those snow cad plains
Hound with icy chains
Ko hopo of relief was found,
You fell more than fear
That he end was near
When y bli Hark! What was that
To your rr) foi le Ip
Comes an answering yelp
A wranjt e und jangle and jar
With a boating heart
From your plai e you start
All (lazed td lind where von aro.
For lt's only the knock
Of t he wake up clock
With ?,'s daily -.gi bo and scoff,
And you're not aboard ship
On an artic Udp
Just abed wit li ibo covers off,
I lidia na polis Nows.
Sweel Vfigroni Hays of Idle.
1 know a path thal leads away
Car noni ibo inn y hannis of men,
Wln ie Hill . cli?ldroh caine to play
And frolic lu tho shady glen.
Ah1 long a^i I .-nu;; ?v ll h I bein
The soligt lindi' children slit! to
I know a 'nook that leaps along
Tie- mci.low and the past u rein nd ;
In days atm iis (norry song
Made music; and again I stand
And liston lo the meadow brook
Make minde and my heart grows
I roam a vag?'om as before
r.eyond I lu valleys and the hills;
While with lin1 wanderers Ol yore
My hear: renews the olden thrills;
I fro'h in Hu- shady glen
And am a hoy willi boys onco
Horace Seymour Kollo**,
Tho Sea ol' Penks,
From the Di ill er th publican.
Pillows thai ll?vor break,
Croat wavi s thal never roar,
firm Strands that never shako -
Motionless sea a ml shore.
Whitecaps of summer snow,
llissim; not In the breo/.o;
Cloud ships that t onie lind go,
Wrailhlike, o'er silent seas.
(jean of era!.- and peak.
When ends t lp my story ?
When shall th) bren kera >>peak,
Startling eternity ?
COLD STOR \<?iv i'oyr/j ?tV.
Du? Danger of I^U'UfnK Then? Rotor,
. Tlicy Aro Dr?vvn.
The J ).-;?:? rn. .vii v of Agflchilui'
mis noted lite rosalia of II Chieiia
vd.I storagt investigation on tin
Mering of ia' 'raw li ?'li:' t "tis.
ti Ntl norma ll & Iii ht biting '
Ihto?'thuil tract" it ia staion, 'i r
not destroyed hy cold storage, nelli 1
orr ibo eggs <>f the h low-dy. T hoi*,
haolerla and maggots d> S'oh .> rt il ri 11
lin? rise of I em no ra tu re 1!:.' ; I.
pln.ou after removal from wd.l ?? >i
ago before they (ire killed '.: 1 v
Ti e bacteria pass ilin.nn h il cav?
a II I liver, while the poisons foi .
hy the buctqrhi fire y< ' mon pea 1
trat lug und pass dei per 1111ii r
nu,sides. T!II?C products of bael r!?
railed ptomaines, ure poisonous 'i . 0
are not destroyed by bent'. In inr^i
umounts th!.* ptomaine noi-? n rosno*
In loath, for '.t th? re ls .)<. kn <'
.MI" idole." lt ls also slated
when chickens are kept PT ?1 lo
m rind Ulldrawn, the Haid | orion ?
mo Intestina) contents may pass in
he adjacent flesh to the liijur>
he qunol.v ol the product. Wi
freshly kided poultry the matter
. wry largely a question of (li? pur
.base of something which ls VMIU"
racking (.'aide Cover?.
The ventilated nable, cover, luivlii*
.nh a % filch bonni tiver Hie i'.->
\i:h cohl air passing through, ls n u
?arm enough in winter: i be sea ??.
'tween upper mid lower boards ah
e affords ideal bonus L r spl !er?
vi ich i ire j upon the bee say* I?. W
kirby, in meanings in flee Cull r<
?'hese objections can ho easll.i ovi'i
.time by filling Hi "ie space ?1 il
o0IT or other packing, When ii"
?'.vers arc already hailed together :
.- a problem to gel ibo i hull Iii
them through the opening al lin
PACKING (?ADLR COVERS
bid. s. I managed min i lu tho fe
lowing way : Pi rsl, nilli a il?it'ro>
.trip of wood o vol Cn op hing o,
oro side, 'i ie ii w|th a Hi t le . .. II
made to Iii Hie mouth ol lin rove)
proee- J io .-il? in Ibo > half, iui ! as :
Chokes iii iii mil row op.'iiiii: . prey:
il I bro Igh \v lt ii a i !iin board ,.>
L'-t .Mix'/.s inch Whin one half is filli
slide i lie trough along phd lili fir1
other partition. Nail ;, sd rip hf vt ? .
over the op,niio,, and the operation
When i b . Past ure- ??iv'i ( >u..
When the | .ist ares begin lo g'.v*!
out lhere v> Ill h. a fa Ring d?j Ol
milk Hom the cows, fbi.- is due U
..he lae! Ihn! ike taiin.-r doe; not
tttppl.v ibo los-, of men ;o.ul from
I he pasture A phil of Corn fodder,
used as grech loni!, hollie gi en I iie
t'd \Vg Iii tligill; will mateliah assist
in jd'evontllig the loss Ol milk. ?
i.1 lill il go ot 1001 froid greed io dj.i
subtanco will ilea I'i.i always eau 1
the lal lng off in pit i h for lylii li
reason ?lu chango from green id dr j
food shoal.; he ghidiuil lind novel
Oi?ulit) of sdi.
l i bl and hea\\ soils aro accept
'I ifs* lei in applying lo saul; ela
Minions. A sands sid! ls eon..hie
ed li- ... hui in no lily il ls h n\
I ledi ii iiij i oil. so i'?r ins vV'jedi g lt i e
. oil . . (Uti i i ne I, hm a iij? bi , i
Ule 'i I is easlS 10 work belied tiri
appin vin io .-..in ls MO is ( |?v tel
mav . s ?ckj when w et or i : '.1
hail ' < ti dry, requiring m.u h !;'?
or bel nc lin- soil eau be .noio-n li
proper Condition fdr crops, bul
Band', sop lr 1 lu?ys mellow, siddi
rld.i U?id ?an be worked iii an> til
duri:, i '.ie season.
The Sil. Op lo beep.
I'fighl whoop oil one Miro ( usliig H
acres i ba \.. bei u Nepi ai 1 le Si dil
.! li si a I lpn; and henri,*, a foil io i
df ha;, W. a so Ri ken from ?.. . '
ai re. on tin 10 auvs wen pl g.'
id.et j . w'.-.i h prorke d C.en,.
with all Ciel require I. due ld' .Vivi
itr 01 hardies, or (eiupoiUr,S fi r i .?
'.hi ll p lilil? Iel Ol' ).; Ill ,\ i ||?; lo.
Mu II forage ero ps, and wbltii iiiii
I . 1 vi tl ;: 1 li ff ei em perie hiclttdiiii
' ap' . With lh( llUrilllllg s.V s'er ; I I,
IlitlVlhel' "I sh. e^i (jtl all aero eau ()<
I 'ceding Sii k A iilnuiis.
A sich animal leii.ln-s so Ul Ot ll ?li j:
II li ill ty, A few sliced linois, ;;
Anrin misa of inn 11 a nd g riiii nd on I -t,
>r a lin: of t ho or hay 1 lia 1 has
lieotll CUi and seabed lind Slightly
o'tmoned with sall will usually le
TK.KK SPKIX?S't'POX MAN.
Driver of Bullock Carl lins NHIIOH
Escape Pi'oifi Dentil.
A dispatch from Culcairn says a
corf?spibidoht iii cimtrtarajankar
scn(lti tho l illov.iiijv: A carl bo
longing io ?he rm est ?ange ollicor
was ' gola? along with tonic twenty
Olh?l,' earls. Ill J ;,. m., ?ll il very li -
lle distance from Atlgullpur, light
miles from Clinmnrajangor,
liiere wen- (wo persons In tho
earl. Holli were witto awake. There
was noticed some uneasiness niuo ag
th? bullocks that were drawing tm
earls. The ca li UKI ll saw this symp
tom ?ind hecame aware that (hero
was dimger. Tho bullocks began lo
rim, as the road was Sloping.
The tiger was perceived hy some ot
the cart men pursuing (hem. and Hie
j car linen hegan lo heat (hu kerosene
oil tins and shout wildly to scare
away (he tiger, Hill the tiger, not
il a lill tod hy this. . sprang upon one
bullock that was to the let! side ol'
th? hindmost cart. The two persons,
though much frightened, yet took
courage and began to shout and bowl
I heir loudest.
The tiger, enraged ni this, sprang
on the man who was driving the
?art. Itut Ihi- man managed lo slip
liack into the carl, and (he tiger lost
it- hold, and sal by the roadside.
Aller awhile thc two persons issued
ti .1 tn the carl and tried lo lilt (he
lui I lock, hut lound it was dead. Then,
laking Ihe oilier bullock, the} pro
reeded io Hie town.
Ill NT l-'OU LOST HOY.
.lames K. \\ illard, ol Ogden, ( tah.
ls Searching Whole Country.
Tho Atlania journal snys on Wed
nesday morning u weil dressed man
with a distinctly western nppearancv>
walked lalo (he police station and be
gun making inquiries as to whether
(bey had heard anything ol' a strange
woman wii'n a iiiue-yeur-ohl hov being
seen In Atlanta.
I te dinted Hu. ; i.houl tour months
Ugo Ills only child had Leen kidnapped
iind Im was searching for him, coni
ng lo Albinia from New Orleans upon
hearing that Hie woman and bb J
were headed this way.
Ifpon being i|Uesl lound Ike myMe.
iiiits mau slated Hint his name was
.Limes K. Willard, and (hal ho lived
near Od gen, l'iah. Ile staled thill hi;
child. Karl Willard, was stolen from
near Ins home ll holli four months ago
was very smart and dial he knew he
v.onld heir from bis child ii he ever
gol an Opportunity IO waite bim. *
COAL MINK VICTIMS.
Kvntoson in Pennsylvania Coal Minc
Kills poul' Men.
Mine Inspector Henry Lunten und
Hiv minets who volunteered foi' res
cu." work in Mine No. I ol the lilis
worth Collieries Co m pu ny, at Ells
worth. Pu., where an explosion ur
cune.-! eVr!': Thursday, hnv.nhplol
ed their search of the mine and report
i iiiii mil) i on i men wi i e kided
There were over Olm tl ll lill t'?ll ?UOI?
at work III I lie tillie and their scape is
duo to the fae I that the explosion
happened at ll point In youd where
they were Work Hg. The explosion re
sidling from Ibo viol lins striking a
pocket Ol' gas while at wink far hack
in (he mine and ahead ol tho air
supplied by Ibo veuliiiil.iltg system,
lire followed the explosion, which
was terrille, bul (he nffoeiod seciioin
h.m- liiieii bratliiied ami the damage
will not tn heavy. Ibis was the
second explosion in IIIC mine bul no
(lOlllrtS resulted front Hie lil -I ll)
? pei lot s regarded Hie mine as gaseous
to ;i dangerous degree ami pi'oicsted
aga.mst it hoing eijnipped willi bloc
trierai applia?ces, hm (heir protests
Wei- denied oil lill ll. ill ill'-- Ol Hie
?still against the coinpanv.
CHANCE TO ELECT IIIIV.W
Kn>s Hijhoi' Henry Watlei'soii. l in
hdinson lloom ls Too Late.
While in New York a fe wdays ago.
w herc be dined w it li Mr. Hi yan. Hoi
lienr. Wa tl Orson said- "Personally,
I h.oe no doubt that Mi'. Lryan will
he noni Ina I ed at Hemer, ami I think
that we hiive a good chance io eject
him The in?ivou?bni in IhO hileros!
of dov .lohmbh conies iou late ami
from Hie W l'on g ijiiarier. If the in
lerc-!.-- that an now urging his noni
huit kill liml hacked me up when I
?uhiii.ned Ins. candidacy len months
ago lu- might have had a chame for
tho noni in a ti m. Hui thc I leiiioernls
of NOW York in the presold cluiollc
condition ca ii not il lei atc lo i'm* ma
jority of Hie Democrat ic par ly." <"??!
Watlorsdl? said thal Tall would 'ie
lio iii hut t od hy Hu- Itepuhilcaiis.
A hundred years cannot repair ii
moment 's lo: s of honor.
l r was heralded abroad a short
time UKO I .a thc Ii?publ?canis wero
about t? capture Louisiana, but
when ila election came oil" on Wed
nesday t' * * Republican ticket dui
not poll tw enty-five per cent of t he
i tal vote.
K?M) itOUlUUiS HAID
Anti Hob Club Honst' al Pistol Polio
At i lot Springs Ark., four musked
mon with leveled revolvers entered
(he chili house ol' Ihe indian eluh on
Central avenue on ii y Wednesday,
forced ihe occupants to line up tilong
slde the wall and looted Hie plate of
a largo auuoint ol' money.
The occupants WOl'0 (hen locked in
to a room and ihe robbers escaped.
Nt) definite slaloment concerning the
, mount of money Iahen CHU he se
cured hui il is cst i mn ted al he: ween
$5.001) and $ in,non.
After gathering up all the moue:
in sight the robbers forced the oc
i lipunts lt) enter a small room anti
(he door WHS baked. The robbers
Ibid anti so quietly was Hie robbery
conduct el Hint Hie persons in the cale
wer-.) unaware ol' the proceeding.
(lue ninn finally crawled over the
transom from tho locked room anti
thon liberated his companions. The
alarm was ?il once given and the po
lice wi l t- fulled tm to search lor ihe j
robbers. * I
The Ultra Microscope.
The ultra microscope*is a recent de
vice o? science. Hy it? aid it is ex
pet lcd thai many micro-organisms
which hitherto defied observation will
be detected, As ihe classification or
microbes has advanced, hiolog ats
have inclinen io the conclusion that
many must still remain nuKiiown, loo
sinai! to bc perceived willi any instru
ment hitherto in use.
The lew apparatus is Hie invention
of i wo Kreuch mon, Holton and Mon
t?n, ll involves no change in Hit! ex
isting arrangement of lenses, lt ls
the system of lighting that ls revohi
? Imp'ed The ray ls us d nt rififlP
angles io ila ax.s of ?lie Instrument,
instead ol coinciding with ii. Tims
the liga) sweeps across the objective
parallel with its plane.
fl) this means il ?s salli that ninny
part bbs so small thai they have Un
lied detection umler the most power
ful glasses become \ i s 11 ? ' . ? a? brilliant
points, li isa new world, enthusias
tic microscopist s say, that is opened
to scientific study.
Italians Like Picture Shows.
Milan, the emiter of Haly for tho
moving picture machine trade. In s al
ready about in such I heaters. Rvery
available Indi is heilig tuned Into a
moving picture show, wida* nearly
every second ami third-rate theale)
and "cafe chaulant" finishes the ev
ening's entertainment with a few cine
there is a marriage or a death in tho
family. Tilt bride and bridegroom
euler by this tiper and it :s then ?ailed
or barn,I up un; ii a death e. curs,
win n if ls Opened, and the hotly ls
re timi t <l b,v i ids exit;
r.hiidr n's Playgrounds fcraajsingi
Tho numil? i of children's play
grounds ls increasing rapidly in man)
cities. Korea! statistics covering L!
cities between L'?.OOO and ?lOO.OO'l pop
ulation show there has peen Iii twe
years an Increase of SM per cent II.
Behool playgrounds, and a to;.ii m.
crease of a" kind* ,f playgrounds ol
fei per cent in thal period
..Bonny" Plentiful in Aa. trails.
To heep (lie ula-.ne til rabbits from
destroying ?be pastoral industries ot
Ansi rai.a I0YIG2 miles of public anti
private rabbi; nell ed fences have boen
en .-ted al cost of $l,0(tO,ouu, IjtieoilS
laud alone spends $|lid,00ti a year 111
erecting ami iliiiihiulning lenee- tu
keep out "bunny."
Human Hair Crop Profitable.
The human hall Crop is a pe nita hie
timi expensive huhhtry P?v? tons tit
it ac annually imponed by the mor
chauis ol I.mithin. The center Of tho
trade is Paris, where 200,000 pounds
are iiar.vesliul annually, with a vatua*
lion ol J I .tit Kl ,000.
Ribbon Manufacture Increasing.
The product loll ol' ribbons at Rt.
Kimmie au.hiell ?a I DOIS lo $ I fl,OOO,
ene. heirn.: an increase ol $!t ,000,000
over the previous year. Exportation
was somewhat over .$i;.onoV'c'.'. or ?ill
increase of $L'.nno,0ii0 aa compared
Children Pmying About Dying.
A lb it ?sh scientist lias spoken
against Children praying about dying
while they are asleep. Il ls < great
mis1.?I.e. he said, to Iel child: think
of sudden death.
Chicagoans Spend $9 , for Shines.
ll ls es! limited i opie in ('hi
cago -pend .: year in keeping
i heir shoes > tl. Ol' ibis amount
proIiis hil \> bo $100,000.
K Kipling sahl to me once la
c ig tm the subject ol' an ox
of ideas, "'Why, all I ever knew
.. (-body toni me."
!*:u?!'>.000 to Receive The Cz ne.
langland had io pay $305,000 to have
Czar Nit boho; visit Kindon in ISM.
nf this $(10,000 wa. sp.-ni in l'?docor
ntlng Ruck ingham palace.
THAT Bryan will be nominated ?nt
elected is believed by many Dome
.rain und feared by many Republi
*1?K\ i ;.\s Bioi?? SICK
Ami Ipveryhidy Seems (o .Miss Him
SJ.,\S a Correspondent.
TJie Washington correspondent of
Tho News ind Courier says Represeu
Ialive Li .or has Lr -MI greatly missod
from Iiis U?t. 'd place in the
House tl?ring tho . w?ok." Ills
enforced ithsonco Iltis been noted hy
many people, win? have asked whoro
. be little CingresspiHii from SuujLh
Carolln.i has gane. When told that,
he wus til, (here have Peen many ex
pressions of regret and sympathy.
Mr, Lever is ti friend of the news
paper mau. ami ail of the Southern
press hoys know Ilene will be some
thing worth writing about when he
is around. Ile likes tho newspaper
mon, and they are fond of him. Ho
has never reached the state when ho
foll too proud to come out of tho
Mouse when sent for and ?tty that ho
had no news When asked for it if he
had none. Xor has he ever sent a
newspaper man away feeling other
than heller for having seen him. Ho
is tho correspondents friend always.
I SCI) HEH U?N EHCEI.V.
White Woman in Tennessee tines en
the War Path.
At Memphis, Tenn., following a
quarrel because she had stoppe.) her
children from playing with some ne
groes. .Mrs. .James Wright, shot and
instantly killed Leila Cordon, a ne
gro woman. Mrs. Wright used a sin
gle barreled shot gun and her one
shot lore an arin completely I rom the
negro woman's body.
Hushing Into ber home, Mrs.
Wright re-loaded the shot-gun and
-tarted in pursuit of Mary Davis,
another negro woman. She shot at
her once alter a chase of nearly a
block, bul Hie shot went wild. Po
lice ollie ei s from tho Webster avenue
station arrested Mrs. Wright a* few
minnies later and she was locked up
On ll ( barge of murder.
A quarrel over the children of tho
white woman being Stopped from
playing with some negroes living in
the vicinity was tile cause of ibo
t ra gedy.
RA X li EU'S CONVENTION
Mid in Columbia Last Week in Reg
ular Annual Session.
Tho eighth annual convention of
the South Carolina Hankers' Associa'
lion was called lo order at " hu
rhu da1 imoa in. ?J i he Presid? i .
liol V? i) '. organ ii/ Georgetown.
l,< . sa ' ige attendance ot muk
ot f? ?r i all .-.o '.'iibus ot i ht! Pd ut "
rho 1 . tic ii lim !?>' RON . li.ith tuan ? I.
(' luloy ? cte r ii li Trinity church';
ipi ned ? ile ?TC".i'lVr-i, ind " OS i>
deni Morgan then Introduced Mayor
W. S. Reamer, who extended to the
convention tho welcome of the city
and placed the keys of thc city lu the
hands of the visitors.
He was followed by Hon. D. C.
Heyward, president of tho Columbia
Savings Hank and Trust Company,
who. on behalf of tho Columbia
Clearing House Association, extend
ed the welcome of Hie Columbia
The response of the association
was made by Ibm. John C. Sheppard,
of lOdgohold, who made an olo-imnt
mldiess. referring to the limo when
, hh i \ live \ears ago ho llrst came io
Conimbia to a meeting organized to
rescue the State from misrule and
Hi,, courageous part of tho people
Columbia had taken iu that move
GIRL WITH I'LE ET.
She Made the 'Yip on the Supply
As a result of a story circulated In
Pittsburg by Elmer E. Day, who was
a civilian passenger on tho supply
ship Hrutus, attached to Hie Pacific
Heel, that a girl stowaway made tho
passage through tho Straights of
Magellan with the neel. Assistant
Secretary of Hie Navy Newberry has
taken steps lo ascertain if a man
named Hey was aboard the Brutus.
'H does md seem possible thiil A
girl could secrete herself aboard one
of Hie vessels." said Mr. Newberry.
"I believe il would be almost possible
lo hidC a hain, Ol' i ven a cigarette.
The person who circulated tho story
kepi the girl aboard too long. He
should have bad her discovered soon
According to lay's story, Hie girl
boarded Hie Hrutus at Trinidad and
made I he trip around Hie point, of tho
southern continent and landed ia
EK HIT WERE EX ICC! TED.
Students Attempted to Assassinate
Hie President of ? iiiatcmaln. ..
A dispatch from Me. io says stu
dents at I chi plod to usn tirina tb tho
President ol Cuatomahl on Wednes
day. Th? students wore immediately
seized, and, without trial, eight of
I beni wei., executed, 'I'liC squad of
cadets had boon assigned from tho
institute to ai l as an hororary guard
at the reception ol Major William
lleinke. the new minister from tho
Tho disp?tenos assert thal as tho
president mildred the palace the stu
dents tired and Cabrera foll, blood,
strn in lng from several wounds,
j Sold les seized the students and
wrenched the guns from (beni before
they could reload or use their clubs?