Newspaper Page Text
PACEL POST PACKAGES
CONTAIN SIXTEEN BOMS
Addressed to Prominent Men in Varl.
ous Parts of Country. Discovered
in Mati at New York Offiee.
New-York, April 30.-Every agency
of the! national -and municipal govern
ments was at work tonight trying to
track the "reds" responsible for the
terroist bomb plot awhich has startled
SixtecUp infernal machines 'were
found, literally !by chaqce, early to
day in the general posptflce in this
city. Apparently they were identical
with six others which went through
the malls safely and were delivered to
the persons to whom they were ad
dressed. Fortunately, however, none of
the intended victims has been Injured
thits far. low many others have been
mailed no one can tell.
From all the Information available
tonight It was apparent the makers of
the bombs hoped to exterminate every
one who has been prominently involv
ed In tie prosecution or deportation of
memliers of the I. W. W.
Not only were otilcers of the 1mm 1
gration bureau marked for destruction
but also the authors of the bill which
would have stopped imlmgration for
a year. This measure woulld have made
It. difllcult for Russian radleals to
gain access to this country.
Agents of 'the department of justIce
sald they believed the mailing of thIe
bonbs was Intended to cause a reign
of terror on May day, observed
throughout the tworld not only by
peaceful labor organizations but the
most pronounced radlicals. it. was re
called that radlicals In this country had
-threatened a demonstration on May 1,
,in lehalf of Thomas J. Mooney, under
sentence of life imprisonment in Cal
ifornia for murder in connection with
a honi) outrage.
The deductions of the govern i ent
agents were based on the list of those
who have recelved the bombs and the
names on the wrappers of the infern
al machines seized in the postoillee.
Mayor Ole ITanson of Seattile, who
broutght to a sudden end the "general
strike" Instituted by the I. V. W. In
his city was the first to receive one
of the deadly packages.
Former Senator Thiomas W. Ilard
wick, of Atlanta,.author of the senate
bill to stop iminigration, was the
Second. 'ills wifc was injured when
the bomb exploded.
A 'bomb was received today by Rep
resentative John L. Burnett of Gads
den, Ala., former chairman of the
house committee on immigration.
Another of those marked for do
struction was Judge Kennesasw Moun
tain lIandis of Chicora before whom
William D. Haywood and his folowers
were tried and found guilty.
Bombs also were sent to Charles M.
Flickert, district attorney of 'San
Francisco, and his assistant, Edward
Cunha, who were trotminent in the
Irosecution of Mooney and others im
plicated with him. Included in .the
list of those to whom the bombs found
here were addressed we-re:
Anthony C'aminetti, comimissioner'
general of immigration, wvho Issuied
oder1s for thre deportation of a large
number of I. W. W. agitators rounded
up In the W~est.
Frederick C. IHowe, commissioner of
Immigration at Now York, wvho has
confessed somewhat radical ideas of
his own but w~ho was charged with
carrying out the orders of his chief.
William B. Wilson, secretary of
labor, whose jurisdiction extends over
the bu reaum of Immigration.
Attorney General Palmer, who di
rec'ts the operations of the depart
menit ini enforcing prosecution of al
leged violators of tire espIonage law
and iplotteris against -the government.
W~illiam II. Lamar, solicitor of the
W. S. Finch, one of tire representa
tives of the diepartmnent in thris~ city.
liomubs were also deposIted In the
mails for \Mayor I lylan of tits city
and Police Commissioner Enr'ight.
Radicals have nccursedl them of making
it Impossible to r'ent hails In whbich
to hold demonstrations. They also
hravc barred thme red flag in parades or
at meetings of any kind.
Oilhers on the list of throse marked
for death by the r'eds wvere JIohn D).
Rockefeller and .J. P. Morgan.
(Government olals made nio at
tempt to minimize tihe seriousness of
the situation. They admItted frankly
they had no Idea how many of tihe
bnombns had been malled. All air
parent,1y wvere wrapped in paper purr
THI R IMINOTON ARMA UJ MCO fIfn~
porting to come from the department
store of Gimbel Brothers In this city
but declared by members of that firm
to have never been in their estoblish
ment. It was pointed out that 14 of
the infernal machines had been held
up In postofllces along the Pacific
The postoffice department has sent
a general alarm to .postmasters all
over the United States directing them
to oyatch the mai'ls cnrefullyt for
packages similar to those seized here.
Inspectors in different parts of the
country have been set at iwork on the
difficult angles of the plot.
Chief Inspector William E. Coch
ran 6f the Postofilce department took
charge of the investigation in this
city. Ills operations have expanded
until they include a score of agents of
the (eiartlent of justice. Police In
si)ector Fourot anld scores of New
Detectives who know the anarchists
and radicals in New York were round
ing them up and questioning them to
night anid a careful watch was being
kept on the known haunts of 1. W.
A slit, on the part of the sender of
Ihe Infernal machines. coupled witi
the sharp wits of a postoilce clerk.
were all that prevented the bombs
from being delivered. The 1I pack
ages were mailed Siturday nIght in
: box somewhlere in the neighborhood
of 30th Street an(d Broadway. 'ihey
had the correct postage for the par
cel Iost 'but were sealed with red
wrappers and therefore could be ac
cepted only as fist class matter. Ac
ocrdingly they were sent to the gen
eral postofilce to be referred to the
YOUTH LOSES LIFE
AT GREGG'S SHOALS
Claude FletAing Loses Balance and
Falls to Death iI Water Wheel.
:Anderson, April 30.--Claude Flem
ing, 19 year old dynaio tender at the
Southern Public Utilities 'Company
power station at Gregg's Shoals, met
a horrible death Tuesday afternoon
when he stepped through a hole In
a bulkhead and fell into the water be
hind the trash screens and was sucked
Into the water 'wheel of one of the tur
biness The accident occurred about
5:30 o'clock and the body was recov
ored -10 minutes later, when the water
in the lake had been released and a
crew went down Into the turbine to
find the body. Young Fleming was
the son of W. C. Fleming, of Abbeville
and had been employed by the power
comlpany for sone time at Gregg
Shoals. The funeral and Interment
will be at Belton Thursday morning.
A party from Lowndesville had gone
out to the dam for an outing with Dr.
Thomas 0. Kirkpatrick. Some of the
party were out !in a hoat taking pic
tu res of thoso on tle dam, the young
man and Dr. Kirkpatrick standing
near each other. A lizard ran out and
yoiung Fleming stooped down and re
noved a plank to get the lizard and
lost his balance and fell into the Iron
grating and in the face of the dam.
The turbines being In operation at the
timc his body-iwas immediately sucked
down and twas whirled around the wa
ter wheel. When found his body lay
upon the wheel, but was not in any
way Ilutilated. Dr. Kirkpatrick did cv
erytliing possible to revive the young
man without success.
Officials of the company express re
gret at the accident and state that
young Fleming was a highly conpc
Sloan's Lhiment scatters
the congestion and
A little, applied without rubbing, will
Penetrate immediately and- rest and
aoothe the nerves.
Sloan's Liniment is very effective in
allaying external pains, strains, bruises,
aches, stiff joints, s9re muscles, lumba
go, neuritis, sciatica, rheumatic twinges
Keep a big bottle always on hand
for family use. Druggists everywhere.
80c, f0c and $1.20.
AT THI *l$ 37
IS IT worth while to suffer from eye-ache, head
ache or poor vision when relief is so near and
can be had at such small cost?
We make a thorough examination of the eyes
without cost, and if glasses are needed, furnish
them at the lowest possible price.
PERFECT FITTING GUARANTEED.
TH C 31 0 1r Sno-1C)F
"Don't Start Anything You Can't Finish"
You agree with that sentiment we're sure; and you also agree with
the added idea--"Don't leave unfinished what you start. That's where
the Nation is today. We had to start something; and now we've
got to finish it. The fighting's over, but paying the bills isn't.
We've got to finish the job.
Buy The New Victory Bonds
They'll pay you a good revenue; better The war taught us economy; not simply
than previous issues; but that isn't the saving money, but spending it for the
point. You ought to buy them because right things. These bonds are one of the
they help "finish the job"" right things; and
Hart Schaffner & Marx
CLOTHES ARE ANOTHER
You can buy both---bonds and clothes; both high class se
curity. The clothes are all wool, perfectly tailored, very
smartly styled; they last long and pay a daily dividend in
service and good looks; and your satisfaction is guaranteed.
The Victory Bonds are a good investment, too; they pay
good interest; they are backed by our government---your
money back; and they help
FINISH THE JOB
Visit The New Clothing Store
IN- LAURENS HOTEL BUILDING
Before buying anything in Men's and Boys' wearables. Our stock is now complete and we are in position to
give you the very best of service. We specialize on Men's and Boys' wearing apparel exclusively---handle only
high grade merchandise, charge you reasonable prices, and refund your money 'on any unsatisfactory purchase.
We beheve you will like this kind of a store and solicit your patronage.
Wharton Clothing Company
Greenwood, S. C. CASH CLOTHIERS---"SUITS ME" Laurens, S. C.