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"DO THOU, OBHAT LIBERTY. INSPIRE OUB SOULS AND M A KIO OUK LIVES IN THY POSSESSION HAPPY OM OUR 1)BATH7
GlXmiOUS IN THY OAUSE."
VOL XXXI I f
BENNETTSVmLE. S. C., FRIDAY, MAY 20. 1008
Republicans Trying to Revive the
Republicans Afraid t<> Let tho People
Know How Mach Money They aro
Given by tho Trusts for Corrupt
Legislation niul Heroines Vicious
Town rds the Kool li.
A campaign contribution publicity
hill, embodying un amendment. b>
Mr. Crumpaclter of Indiana, provid
ing for a reduction in thc representa
tion in Mn? house of thc representa
tives in those States having disfranch
isement was passed by tho house; by
a vote of 1 T>0 to I2? following a live
ly debate. The measure was brought
lip under suspension of tho rules and
but IO minutes were allowed in which
to discuss it.
The Southern members in partien
were bitter in their dcnunclutlonof
the apportionment provision of the
bill. Mr. Williams, the minority
leader, was especially vigorous in his
attach, characterizing the bill as be
ing an attempt lo revive the condi
tions of Itoconsl ruction days. On
account of the CrnmpncKer amend
ment Hie Democrats voted against
the bill In ils entirely.
In brief, the provision regarding
x publicity ol' campaign contributions
is applicable to the national commit
tees of all present parties and the
nal ional congressional commit lees of
all political parties and all commit
tees, associai ions or organizations
which shall in I wu or more Stales in
'fl hence (he result or attempt to In
fluence th*; rosall ol' au election at
which representatives in congress are
to be elected.
The Crumpacker amendment pro
vides for t he re-enact nient ol' certain
sections 'of the old fedOl'ttl election
law, except thal the idea (d' the force
bill authorizing the use ol' Loops id
the polls is eliminated. Il also pro
vides that the director ol' the census
shall submit to congress a report on
population showing the number ol
malo CltjV.ens, while ami black, in
''"Vac.. Stale and 1,'he number disfranch
ised for the purpose of enabling con
gress lo ascertain the apportionment
in representation io which .?. sta
les may be entitled.
lui*. Urumpnekcr explained his
amendments by saving they were de
signed against fraud and intimida
tion in elections. lie undertook to
say. he declared 'bat no member of
the house would object to a law
whose only purpose was to secure
in (hcoplnioii ol' Mr.Hucker iMo.-,
if anything were wanting lo demon
strate that Hie leaders and manag
ers of the Republican party in Hu
llOUSe wert- gullly o'' deceit and false
pretense the hill supplied ihat walli.
Expressing the belief that Mr.
Crumpacker, in including his amend
monta to the publicity bill, did not
represent the sentiment of i he lead
ers on ihe pan of ibe majority in at
tempting to revive tie- principle.-: ol
Hie force bill, .Ur l.assiier protested
against the measure.
Mr. Gillespie warned (he boree
^int by passing Hie bili th.' condition
of the negro would ho made worse
iban ai. present.
Following brief remark? by
Messrs. Rennell and Monvnge in sup
port of Ihe bill. Mr. Williams mad"
a vigorous speech against ii. "Thc
great old .party,'' be begun, "has re
solved itself Into a vaudeville stocli
company." ll - charged the Repub
licans with not darin.g lo lace any
great public question in a fair ami
???jfa^ raiglil forwai il way, In eombininn
^P^ovoral proposition in one bili
"What are you trying b> do." be in
quired. "Coes the geni.lomnii from
Indiana think bo can turn Hie hands
of the (dock ol' lime back half a cen
tiny? Does ne I bink lie '-nu produce
ihe days of Hie ca rpo i-bagger ami
Reconstruction in the South once
more? Does bo think the business
interests of Ihe North will stand foi
il recurrence Of Hie s I amalia ?"
The reduction in representation
amendment, be declared, bad been
added lo defeat the publicity bill
"You have no idea of reducing tho
representation of California. Massa
ch use 11 s or Connect lent.
fllO people of the SOItt.ll, llO Silid.
are willing lo lake Ibe issue. If il
was desired io igm.re amendment
and Hie Republicans were willing; to
restore, lo Mississippi ibe power lo lix
her suffrage along racial lines, thc
people ol' Ilia) Slate were ready ni
^ Hie gauntlet. "Throw it down when
ever you please!" he exclaimed. "Ai
to the reduction of our representation
in congress," he said, "in Cod'.-; name
toko u and welcome to it; bul bi
honest when you do it."
Mr. William? declared that tf tho
publicity feature of the bill should bo?'
HE PAYS 1)10 AT H PIONA I,TY KO H
Vwy Kow People Allowed >o Witness
tho Execution, Which Took Place
in Joli Yard.
.lim Malloy, colored, was hung nt
HonnettsviUe on Friday for tho bru
tal murder of his wife over one year
Ugo. Tho trap was spiting al ll.un,
and at 12.08 Dra. Carmichael and
Kinney pronounced him dead as tl
result of strangulation. His body
WU? cut down and (alien away und
buried lu the potters* held, hi? fami
ly iel using lo take ? barge of the re
mains. The execution was orderly,
and only a few witnessed il.
Tin? gallows on which ?anloy was
hanged wa? about 12 feet. high. A
t-a]) door hud been fixed allowing a
fall of about 7 feel. The cutting of
the rope allowed tho trap door to
fall, and ibo body dropped through
Before the execution tho Revs, john
.Moultrie, tc l<\ Harrington, J-'. \Y.
Prince ami li. C. Jackson he'd de
votional exercises in the cell ol' the
doomed man. Malloy said that he
was ready lo meet his (?od. and that
he was going, lo bis death with ma
lice towards none.
At I 1 .L'7 Sheriff .1 I'.. Creen (Mi
tered the cell and read the death war
rant to .lim. Accompanied hy Depu
ties Minson Odom and A. C (liven,
lie then marched to the scaffold. His
hands and legs were tied. The sher
iff asked him if he bad anything to
say before he was hung. Ile said
thal he had made Iiis peace with Cod
and that he was going lo death with
out fear. He said thal he deserved
to die and asked the sheriff not lo
mind it. Ile asked Cods blessings on
tile sheriff, the deputies and all pie
.sent. He asked .Mr. C. YY. IC vu ns,
on whose place be committed the
murder, to loll bis mother-in-law
that le- bad nol bing against lier, and
sent his love lo them all and asked
thal they meei him in Heaven.
The black cap was then adjusted,
and al I I.lill lite trap was sprung,
bul the fall flit led to break (be mur
derer's neck, and it was ll'.Os when
the doctor's announced that be was
il? ad as a result of strangulation. His
body was cul down and taken away
to the potter's field and buried by
the county. ,
The sheriff, in accordance with Hie
law, allowed only a very few to si e
the execution. Mori' than 1,000 ap
plied for admission cards.
Tho murder was committed en Hie
?J illi ol' April. I'.?UT. in the after
noon, and thal nicht tho sheriff had
application for cards to tho hanging.
Malloy was about 30 years old. six
feel in height, and appeared lo be
ol' tho average intelligence, Beforo
tho execution be bad allowed bis
beard lo grow out and bis face was
noverOd by il. He mel death bravely,
avowing I lia! be had been saved.
WHEOH OF AN A1HSIHP.
I'he (his Hag of Mammoth Dirigible
A mammoth airship, 300 feel long
on ils trial trip in Berkeley, rose ;',()0
fed from the barth in view of l<?,
000 specTators, tilted, burst and drop
ped '?i the ground willi its crew ol'
Iii men. every one of whom was in
jured. With the possible exception
ol' one. all will recover. Seven were
severely burt while nine were cul
and bruised. As Ibo gas bag' buist
and Hie ship foll towards the earth,
men, women and children screamed
lt li (I ran in every direction. Several
women fainted and children were
knocked down. A cry bf horror rose
as several men leaped from the ship
ami burled themselves lo earth,
where Hoy landed willi thuds that
brought groans for Hie injured and
created alarm among 'be onlookers.>:
FEA HEU ti FLOODS.
Oklahoma mid Texas Swop! by M?sl
Oklahoma ?ind Texas have been
visited in the last few days with most
terrille rain storms. A dispatch from
M tl sk b geo says lhere is not a rail
load in operation as a result ol' (ho
heavy rains and (loud burst.; that
have occured in 'bat Stale. Many
railroad bridges have been destroy
ed ami tho crops badly damaged.
Tex ti s bas suffered nearly as bad as
Oklahoma, some paris id' ibe stat.
have been devastated by Ibo rain
come law "il will damn your Republi
can parly and be worse for you than
Hie force bill which defeated Harri
son." M was all false pretense.., lie
declared, and lie said to Ibo Republi
cans, "I.?be children you aro playing
with hie in a powder magazine." Ile
dosed by asking Hie Republicans it
they were fools enough to believe
that the South would ever again sub
mit lo the polices to which She sub
milled when she was weak and help
Heard Doctors Say "You Die in
One Other .Man ami it Girl in Danger
I'foin till1 Same Dog. ami Are Now
Doing Treated In th? Pasteur In
stitute. Took in Stray Cur.
Tho prediction of dentil passed up
OH William II. Marsh last Monday by
the physicians of tho Pasteur Insti
tute at New York was fulfilled I wo
days after when ho died oT hydro
phobia. Unconscious from the ad
ministration of opium, tho wealthy
Brooklyn manufacturer escaped the
Inst tori m es of rabies
Warned by Dr. W. I.. Wheeler!
two days ago that he did not have
inor than three or four days lo live,
Mr. Marsh, who to all appearances
then was iii tho best of health, turn
ed to leave thc Pasteur Institut!! and
drive hack to his home ut No. Vt
Ocean ?tenue, Plat bush.
"Before l go, doctor, tell me just
how bum yen glvo IU0 to live. 1
have things io arrange before I die.'1
said Mr. Marsh without the slightest
sign of excitement.
"Von must get all Important busi
ness cleared up within thirty-six
hours,'1 answered the doctor. "You
may live twit, thal long, but youl
will be suffering then. You will not
be in a mental condition lo attend
"Thunk yon, doctor." replied Mr.
Marsh. Then be turned to hi son
"We will go home now, boy."
When Mr. Marsh eniercd his home,
opposite Prospect Park, he called his
wife, th roo so n s and I wo daughters
and told thom of the sentence of
death that had boen passed upon him.
Then he gave his attention to busi
ness details and prepared to die, v/ith
the one request that bis end 1)0 made
peaceful by the use of drugs,
Ramsey Marsh, tho t wonty-one-yonv
-old son. and Miss laina Thompson,
bookkeeper for Mr. Marsh, are tak
ing the Pasteur treatment in an ef
fort to ward off an attack of rabies.
The young man does not recall being
bitten, hm Miss Thompson was at
tacked b.V Hie dog the day aller Mr.
Marsh contracted the disease, and
sustained a bad bile on ber ( bin.
Pour years ugo, when he opened
up his factory, be found a lillie dog
on the street.
"I need a watchdog, and this little
fellow is lo be our mascot." he told
Iiis employes. This was the name
less dog -ouch employe had a dif
ferent name lor the animal (bat
caused the (b ath of Mr. Marsh.
As near as the employes can recall,
the dog entered the olllce about six
weeks ?u;<>. with a cut on ils sitie, lt
whined around the feel bf .?lr. Marsh,
who was busy willi los daily mail.
"Something wrong with you, old
fellow'" asked Mr, Marsh, and he
leaned Ovoi and palled bim. On dis
covering lin Wound lu- dropped his
work, waslcd the cul and lied il np
"ThCre yptl aie. old fellow; now
run away," be -aid. The brute lick
ed bis master' hand, and Mr Marsh
commented on tho action, saying
thal if ever a die., was trying lo thank
any ono it was ibis one.
No one is sure, not ?wen Mr.
Marsh, but it ls supposed he Ililli a
sore from a hangnail on one ol' his
lingers. By tin" means Hie dreaded j
Vims entered bis. system, making Hie]
(hird known case of its kind in Hie
history ol' rabies.
Dasi Saturday morning Mr. Marsh
had occasion io go lo Hie basement
of Hu- factory to tesl one of the mot
? ors. lit? turned on a waler faucet
and the rushing of the waler BOOihod
io have a strange effect "ii him. Ile
commented on ii at the iliac, bm
tarried oui his work. An hour lalor
he told Mr. Bangor 1er that he feb
sore amt wanted tb streich all the
" I am not ? m e. bul 1 w ould not
be a nil surprised if I am Suffering
from" Mr. Marsh did md 'con
tinue th'" sentence, bm Hie sudden
(witching bf bis throat seemed io
w.o.!; him into a lierons condition.
"I think ! will go to see a doctor,"
be .aid, and. laking his hal, started
for i h.. olllce of I ir. Henry M. Cull i Il
lili, No, l.tndbn avenue, a few blocks
Hom me factory. Instead of going
io the olllce, Mr. Marsh made a num
ber of .-alls on friends on his way
home, .-lopping ai a road tobit so loss
than a block from bis homo.
Saturday evening he spent ai homo,
a number of Iiis friends, including
Mr. BungerlOr, calling lo discuss
business malters. Ito still complain
ed (d' paint and the nervous twitch
ing about bis throat.
I Sunday morning ho realized that
CAN'T BE FOUND
MIC. It. HOM ItltlNSOX OV PliOK
10NCIO, S. C.
Has Apparently Disappeared nntl His
Fi'U>inls Four that Homet hing Seri
ous* Hos Detallen Him.
Mr. It. i.ee Prunson, one of Hie
most. ; popular and highly respected
eitlzons of Florence, has apparently
disappeared and no (race of him has
boen found since last Saturday night
week ago. whoa ho was seen at the
ur.lon Station lu Columbia.
Whoa bo left home he told his
laml> that he intended going to
Charleston to consult a specialist in
regiiria to bis eyes, but it seems that
be wOut instead to Columbia.
Thbre is no cause known to his
family or friends which would load
bim to remain away so long without
comn.'vinieating with them.
Tm ollleials of the Lank of Flor
?neo,;, where he has been employed
for Several years as assistant cashier,
assure bis family and friends that
(beroi is absolutely no evidence of
any fclvortage ol funds or irregularity
in his accounts, though cared til exa
mination has been made.
ile is the keeper of records andi
seal Ol' Harmony Lodge. No. S, K. of
I?., and a member of the Florence
Lodge, No. 1.020, ll. IV O. IO.
Any information as lo Mr Hrun
son's )wherea'..outs will bo gratefully
received by his distressed family and
bis numerous friends at Florence. *
he wan seriously ill uno Dr. Cu ll lu
nn was called. ?Mr. Marsh si ?ll failed
lo coujlde Vis suspicions lo his family
or to '.he physician, and it was not
until- Monday morning that Dr. Cul
linun' .had a chance to make a com
plete investigation, i lieu ii was that
i ho told his patient he thouglii bc was
s u ff o? i >g from rabies.
Ca|l,-ng a carriage, they made a
hurried I rip to Hie Pasteur Instil ute
in Twenty-tbird street. lt. required
but r1'lev; ^seconds for Dr. W heeler to
in" a*i ,'h? .teni, a nd Hen cn mt: Hu
fatal sentence that the stotir cure
wonhi be of no help lo .?ir. Marsh,
liri was told that he had wailed too
long. Dr. W heeler informed . . pa
tient that an effort was being made
now by tho Paris branch of the in
stitution to lind a cure for a mau in
his advanced stages.
"No hopi's of that man returning
ill Hmo to help me?" ho asked.
"None," tho doctor replied,
i lien came the drive to the pretty
home in Brooklyn, where bis wife
and children were anxiously await
After telling his family that tho
dod ?rs had but little hope of his
recovery, lie asked his son, Ramsey,
if Im had come in contact with the
dog. and gave Instructions lo send
word lo the factory al once to warn
all employes to hurry to tho Pasteur
Institute |f they had come in con
tad willi tho animal.
Mr. Marsh had many business do
lalls that ho wauled to arrange and
be was anxious about a patent noise
less gun that Mr. Mnngerter had
been working on for some lime.
"Laiher tried to cheer us up." said
one of the sons yesterday Ile had
hopes that be might live, but (he
first stages ol the disease had passed
and when he realized this, be knew
lie (onld not live."
ii was not until Monday thal Mr.
Marsh had lo give up and go to bed.
The convulsions had set In, and il
was only With the greatest effort that
he could keep his mind on lite vari
ous subject;! he WU nt 0(1 lo clear lip.
Tuesday saw a slight change for the
worst, and Hen came thc refusal of
dil food. Tho family called in a
corps of (looters who labored over the
patient, bul medical skill could do
Tuesday morning, telegrams,
telephone messages and letters began
arriving ?it thc Marsh home by the
score. People (ll'OVO up lil carriage-,
lind automobiles, all declaring (hey
had a sure cure If bul given a chance.
Cranks, attracted by the Iii.-? pub
lished accounts of the story, declared
calls and the messages thal Hie fami
ly had the .telephone ami front don
About noon Tuesday the suffering
of Mr. Marsh became so great that
drugs were :\iven lo him. Which bad
tho rosult Of lessening his pain. An
effort wtis made to give him 11 ?| ll f cl
i,"<ii bm tho doctors decided that
SIlOlMly before ."> o'clock Dr. Cul
lilla!) discovered thal the palienl was
sinking' fnsl ami Hi a I tho pulse was
..rowing weaker with every beal. Ile
notified Mrs. Marsh and the children
thai Ibo end was bul a matter of mo
ment Al .> O'clock the end came. *
(hey could C'llVO by prayer, by digging
up the dog and oilier methods. Physi
cians seeking ndvcrtisOmOUlH wired
to (.ho family offering (heir cures,
and ' lu San Francisco came one
mess; ?le that read: "Cod and His
mini?'Jons powers will cure you."
I So ) 'Oquent becamo tho telephone
HAD CLOSE CALL.
MR. W. S. BROWN WAS DISCOVER
ED JUST IN TIMK.
To Save Him Krom Hoing Asphyxi?t-1
od nt Wright's Hotel in Columbia
on Kriday Morning.
Tho Columbia State says: Mr. W.
S. Brown of Lancaster was found in
room 264, Wright's hotel, Kriday
morning about 7 o'clock in an un
conscious condition, due to tho in
halation ot gas. It is possible that
ho would have hoon asphyxiated with
in halt' an hour if tho odor of tho
escaping gas had not been discover
Many seemed to (bink tant Mr.
Brown had deliberately turned tho
gus on in an attempt to omi his lifo, I
bul Mr. Robert C. Wright gives it asl
his opinion (hat Mr. Brown turned
(he gas on and forgot to light it and
that his near call for death was ac
cidental. Mr. Brown left the hotel
about 10 o'clock, before ho could be
soon by a reporter for Tho State.
Mr. Brown registered nt Wright's
about i o'clock Thursday morning.
Ho asked what time Hie train for
Charlotte loft. On being informed
the Hmo of departure of the tl
o'clock train for Charlotte he told
the (derk, Mr. (Bonenburg, (hat ho
did not care (o get up that early and
tefl a call for 7 o'clock. He paid his
night's lodging in advance and was
assigned to room Xo. 264.
When the porter wen! up to cal!
Mr. Brown be received no response
from his. knock on the door. The
transom was slightly open and the
fumes of escaping gas were detected.
The matter was reported at theioilice
ol' the hotel Immediately and a hurri
ed Investigation was made. No re
sponse came to repealed knocks on
the door and it was Html ly forced
open. Mr. Brown Wits found lying
across the bed in an unconscious con
dition and Hie gas }vl was (urned full
Dr. McIntosh was summoned ?ind
aller working with Mr. Brown for
quite a while restored him to con
sciousness, lt is said ut tho hoi el
that Mr. Brown had little to say re
garding the affair and ?if 10 o'clock
walked out ol' Ibo hotel.
If Mr. Brown turned tho gas on in
a deliberate attempt lo commit sui
cide no reason for his act is known in
Columbia. lt is said tba', ho ls an
insurance agent, but nothing could
be learned about ins affairs. *
FIENDISH CRIME FRUSTRATED.
Hiv Year Hld Child Was Intended
Tho Columbia S(a(e says an at
tempted criminal assault upon the
('-year-old doughier of Mr. ?md Mrs.
Sandifor, who live at 1120 Lady
street, resulted in an exciting chase
by the police after Autley Robinson,
a negro boy. bis subsequent capture
and removal lo tho Slate penitenti
ary. The details ol' the affair show
a remarkable tendency toward crimi
nal life by (lie boy, who is only 12
years ol' Ugo. Robinson, whoso
mother worked in tho house, attacked
(be little girl, whose mother was at
tracted by the screams. The boy ran
as soon as lu- beard the mother (ann
ing and although caught, wrenched
away from her grasp and started
out of the yard. Ile was struck by
a brick bui-led by the mother of the
Child and a long gash cut in his
le ad. The boy has made a confession
ol' his guilt. *
Who Had Killed No Less Than Six
The South Bend police authorities
were informed Kriday of the arrest
of .lames Drcmmingsttlll, accused of
ibo murder of six persons, near Do
wn glue, Mich.
Dremmliigstall has already confess
ed to the murder (d' two persons, ac
cording to the police and they fur
ther say that Hew will have no diffi
culty fastening lim oilier murders
upon bim. The arrest was brought j
about by Drommingslail's wife, who
voluntarily told Hie police that sho j
feared Ibal she was lo be murdered.'
She said her Husband had deter
mined lo kill ber because he feared
she would loll of his many crimes. *
A Voling Woman Inhales Ons in Po
lice Station Cell. |
.lennie Blunt, a young woman who
was sonlOl?CCd lo four years in the
penitentiary by Judge Dike In Brook
lyn, for shoot itu; Charles M. Sanford
a law yer, came very near cheal ing
?tho law. She was lound unconscious
in IHM- cell in the Raymond street Jail
from inhaling Illuminating gas. Ilor
lil,, was saved by the prompt action
of a physician. Miss Blunt shot San
ford because he wronged hov.
Caused by an Express Train
Crashing Into Another.
SIXTY ARE KILLED
Defectivo Switch Throws Fust Moil
Against Local Train Carrying Pil
grims to tlio Shrine nt Turnbout,
nil of Whom Were Killed or Seri?,
One of the most disastrous rail
road accidents in recent times oc
cured at Conticli, a station six milos
southeast, of Antwerp, Belgium, on
tho main lino at 8 o'clock Friday
morning. The exact number of vic
tims had not been determined up to
late in the night owing to the dilli
c II I ty of removing the bodies from
th?4 dobrles, but the latest estimate
places the number at sixty killed and
ono hundred wounded.
The catastrophe appears to have
been due lo n defective switch, where
the main line crosses a local line. At.
ibis point a train carrying a largo
number of pilgrims on their way to
the Shrine at Turnbout, was stand
ing. Into this tho Antwerp-Brussels
express dashed ai a speed of fifty
milos on hour, literally leaping ou
tot) of it.
The heavy conches of the express
crashed t.. "liter train Into splint
ers. The sides of thc express ears
were torn from their fastenings, tho
Ibn.is practically collapsing, tims
precipitating tho passengers to tho
side uninjured, when they fled fren
zied across tho field.
Hut for this fact the death roll
would be muon greater. Few of the
occupants oC tito local train escaped
alive. Those not killed were badly
injured, many ol' them mortally.
'I he rescuers, even the doctors,
wen? sickened at the sight that met
their gazes. Evidences were fourni
of horrible couth struggles that nc
cured in ino coaches. At. one placo
a dismembered band was found
clutching one of tho supports of tho
torn car. Ono body was lying across
the boiler of tho locomotivo crushed
into a shapeless mass. The majority
of the dead could not be recognized?
either being decapitated or their
heads being terribly crushed,
i The signal man at Contich saw
that his switch was noi working jusf
as the Antwerp express came than
dering down the line. Ho leaped
from the window of his signal station
and heroically ran down the tracie
toward tho oncoming train, waving
a red Hag. His effort was too late to
avert a disaster.
The engineer and fireman of thu
express were killed at their post.
The judfcal authorities of Antwerp
soon arrived on tho scene and opened
an investigation Into tho disaster.
They ordered tho signal man In
charge of tho switches under arrest,
although ii ls believed by the author!
Uves that they were blameless.
Prince Albert, went to Contich this
afternoon and visited tho wounded,
having cancelled an engagement to
preside at a banquet at Antwerp.
Willi regard to the cause of the
collision, a railroad ofilcal stated
that the SWltObos were being repair
ed, and that tue workmen who had
been placed at tho temporary hand
switch appeared to have made ?
mistake or (lie switch failed to act.
The engineer, it was slated, saw tho
danger and applied tho brakes, but
lt was too lalo to avert tho disaster.*
FOOTPADS IN COLUMBIA.
One Man Sandbagged and Another
Held l p Oil Street.
A dispatch from Columbia to Tho
News and Courier says W. 0. Sligh,
an electrician, was held up and rob
bed on Lumber st n et, on Saturday
night, one robber haying a pistol and
wearing automobile goggles, while
Hie other, a negro, went through his
pockets. As soon as possible Sligh
no tl fled a policeman on tho beal, and
tho robbers were seen and Chased,
rei in ning tho ollicer's lire, hut
eventually escaping' lip the Seaboard
Tuesday nigh! Arthur M. Rogers,
a lineman, was found by a Street car
conductor Insensible In an tilley ott
rd' Pull street. bot.WOOll Richland and
I,umber, and a man was bending ov
er him when Conductor Drake lirst
saw Hie body of Rogers. Drake call
ed for Hie police and two ofllCOt'S re
sponded, bul the robbers escaped.
;-lin.re was probably more than one.
.Kogeis reco/or?d consciousness, hut
could not tel what happeden to him
The two affairs happened only four
blocks from ouch other, but. on dif
ferent Bides of Main stiToi in tho
northern soctloti of the city.
The wise man profits hy bis mi??'
takes; the fool forgets them. . _ |