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E "'TA BIShi EZ) 1865. ____NEW BERRY, S. C., TU'ESDAY A~14 92 WC F~ i~ 1'A
A SEVERE CENSURE
TO THE SENATORS.
WHAr TE HUi-IoMMIr'1EE HAS
t- tisp.r0Nlilli WuNa Abndtioeti He*Meset lie,,,
utrtN Thriroat.n. I ntu Ina1' fi t.' ) btte.
The" ipre.antl Wi i ,t,atio,
Washington, Feb. 27.---The sub.
committee of the senate committee
on privileges and elections which was
appointed yesterday to formulate a
proposition for the proper punish
ment of Senators Tillman and Mc
Laurin, of South Carolina, for their
offense to the senate of last Satur
day, today practically concluded to
recommend that the two senators be
severely censured for their conduct
and to limit the punishment to con
sure. The sub-committee consists
of Senators Burrows, Hoar and
Foraker, republicans, and Senators
Pettus and Bailey, democrats. All
were present at the early part of
the meeting but Senator Bailey
was compelled by indiaposition to
leave the conference befoie its close.
Today's meeting was a very har
monious one and little difference of
opinion developed. The republican
members of the sub committee dicd
not themselves contend for a resolu
tion suspending the two senators but
represented that there were some
republican members of the full com
mitte who adhere to the opinion that
through suspension only can ade.
quate punishment be meted out to
the offending members. Senator
Beveridge is understood to be among
the most strenuous advocates of this
form of proceeding and Senator Mc
Comas is inclined to agree with him.
Some doubt is expressed as to
whether ti,ey will nite in a report
limiting the punishment to censure.
On the other hand some of the
democratic members made it very
plain that they not only would not
agree int committee to the reporting
of a resolution of suspension but that
iR such a resolution should be pro
sented to the senate by a majority cf
the committee they would resist its
adoption by the senate to the extent
of. insisting upon prolonged debate.
The republbeaq members of the com
rpittee, and also many republican
senators who are not meipbers of the
committee, have given very serious
attention to this possibility of delay
in the senate, and there is no doubt
that it is having a pronounced influ
ence on the disposal of the question.
They .recognize the fact that if so
cisposeq the minority can obstruct
pil legislatiqq fgy an jndefinit.e timne
ajnd probiably pontin4e the present
gession of ctlngress f&qr initp the sum
mer. Some of them also hold the
view that censure is a more severe
and certain form of punishment than
These are the reasons which have
led the republican members of the
sub-committee to agree to a resoIun
t.ion of censure, and nothing is left
to corpplete the proceedings but to
apgre 'the assent of their republican
colleagnes who are rnot niembers of
the sub-cormittee, The matter has
been left open for consultation with
$bem1 and While the full committee
has bpen called to ngeet tomorrow at
10:49 o'clocla the sub coglmittee will
rmeet halt an hour previous to that
tirmo. This will afford opportunity
to notify the democrats if there
should be a~ change of program.
.Theye hs been considerable dis
onasion of the matter of tq differentia
tion of the punishment of the two
5eUators, somne of the republican
raou)bers holding out strongly for a
more severe rebuke 'o Senator Till
mpon than to Sejiator McLaurin, be
pause they hold th~at his offense of
striking a fellow senator was great
er than that of his colleague, who
gave the provocation to the blow,
but this course has been practically
abandoned so far as the sub com-.
mitte.e is concerned, and both will lbe
egnally reprimanded. It also has
been virtually decided that no0 apo)lo.
gy shall be exacted from the senal.
tors, the reason for eliminating and
the requirement of that kind being
found in the fact that senators gen.
erally fear such enforced apologies
might not amount to apologies after
The democratic members of the
committee have suggested that the
censure should be in very severe
langnage, and, if anything, have
been inclined to be more caustic than
their republican colleagues. It is
the desiro of all members of the
committee to find a course of action
that. will be acceptable to the entire.
senate, and the only difficulty now
appears to be to secure the consent
of those republicans who believe the
occasion oalls for more than mere
words of rebuke. The resolution
will impose on the president of the
senate the task of administering the
PORTEST IN TILLMAN'T REIALF FILED.
SENIOR SENATOR HAS SOMETHING
IMPORTANT TO SAY.
Washington, Feb. 27.-As soon as
the senate had been called to order
today 'Mr. Frye, the president pro
tem., said that by his direction on
last Monday the clerk had not called
the names of the two senators from
South Uarolina, they being in con
tempt of the body. On Tuesday,
he said, he had directed the clerk to
restore the names to the roll in the
event of a roll call. He had done
this, not because he doubted the
propriety of his action on Monday,
but because a very grave question
was involved which he desired to
submit to the senate itself.
Mr. Frye said that the senator
from Washingtou, Mr. Turner, had
taken an appeal from the decision of
the chair on Monday, but that amid
the cloud of points of order and
objections, he had overlooked the
appeal and had proceeded with other
business. The chair, Mr. Frye con
tinued, forgot the appeal for the
moment, and for his forgetfulness
he begged the pardon of the senator
from Washington. Had he done
such a thing wilfully, he said, he
could never have forgiven himself.
The chair, he said, had received a
letter from the senior senator from
South Carolina (Mr. Tillman) re
questing that he be heard on the
question of highest privilege. The
chair could n. entertain such a re
quest in the circumstances without
the unanimous consent of the senate,
but at the proper time-perhaps to
morrow-such request might be en
Mr. Turner called attention to the
fact that he had asked that the pro
test of the senior senator from Sonth
Uarolina be spread upon the min
utes. He had desired, he said, to
insist upon this request of Monday,
but had been cut oli by points of or,
der and by ma rotionu that the senate
go into executive session. Since
that time, two adjournm~ents had in
terfered with the performamnce of his
Mr. Turner maintamned that the
iling ofilcially of such protests was
in accordance with the custom of the
Britibh parliament and with the best
parliamentary practipe of this con
try upon any question involving a
"The senator is right," said the
chair, "and the protest will be spread
upon the minutes without objection."
It was so ordered.
Mr. Burrows, of Michigan, chair
man of the commit,tee on privileges
and elections, said that at the proper
time an opportunity might be af
forded the ssinior senator from South
OJarolina to makie his statement of
privilege, but just now he felt con
strained to object.
Mr. Itoar suggested that the~ pro
test spread on the minutes be re
ferred to the committee on p)rivileges
"I have no objcctione," said M~r.
Mr. B3acoa, of Georgia, said it oc
curred to him that the protest was
not a matter of further action by the
senate. It certainly was a question
of too great importance to dispose of
Mr. Iloar contended that the pro
test was in the nature of a petition
and ought, therefore, to be referred
to a committee. Such action was
entirely respectful. He did not in
sist upaa his suggestion, however, in
view of the doubt in Mr. Bacon's
The senate then adjouned.
is the text of the letter written by
Senator Tillman to President Pro
Toni. Frye, which the latter referred
to in the senate today:
"As soon as you tihall have an
nounced officially that my name has
boon restored to the sonato roll, I
desire to rise to a question of the
highest privilogo, and as I do not
know whether you would recognize
me, nuder the existing circumstances,
I take this means of asking you to
submit my request to the senate for
permission to do this, and to give me
an opportunity to state my reasons
for doing so."
SKETC11ES OF ARMY LIFE.
Interesthig Inoidonte of the olvn1 war ite
iate<d by "X Con. Fed," A Member of
Third S. o Itegiment.
We marched towards Chattanooga
the next day. The dust was stifling.
Dust in the woods, dust in the road
and dust everywhere. We took up
camp at a house about half way be.
tween Lookout Monntain and Mis
sionairy Ridge. Wo built breast
works and did picket duty towards
Chattanooga. Hero 1 had a scrap
with one of the boys. I had grown
since I had been in the army, and
was too heavy for the young man. I
had to whip him twice before he was
satisfied. Then I was arrested. We
went on picket, that evening and I
was ordered on post. I refused. un
less released from arrest. I was re
leased and took my place on the ad
vance line. After the dust we had
rain, and it was fourteen days before
we saw the sun. While at this place
a Texas soldier put in some good
work. He was on a scout below
Chattanooga and saw a horse boat in
the river. He opened fire and drove
the onomy below; then he ordered
one man to come up and bring the
boat to lan '. This was done, and he
made them conic up one by one un
til be had 21 prisoners. He brought
them across Lookout Mountain into
Just about the time Gen. Grant
was fixing to commence his advance
on us, Gen. Longstreet was ordered
to take his troops and go and attack
Knoxville. We naarehed to Tiney's
Station and got on the train. We
had sent to Chattanooga station for
rations. The detail came back with
out them. A citizen was selling gin
ger cakes to the boys; he had a large
sack full; when he found that we
would not get any rations he raised
the price of each cake $1.00. A long
arm Texan seized his sack and was
caught up on the shoulders of the
boys and distributed the cakes to the
boys without money and without
There was a small depot here, and
one soldier went to the door and told
us there were rations in there. So
was soon joined by others, the
door was brolien open aniid the
cheering of hundreds of soldiers.
Sueo enough there were rations there
and Geon. Kershaw had his men giv
en a day or two's rations. Then~ our
trains moved off-one following an
other. There were no water tanks
and we had to carry water to the
tender in buckets, and get out and
out. fence rails for wood. One train
ran into another. No one was seri
ously hurt, but after the crash was
over, Glen. Kershaw was fouind with
his hands on the brakes holding for
dear life. The Yankees could not
scare him, but in a railroad crash he
was demoralized. To show how fast
we travelled, one of our boys got left
at one station and got on our train
again at the next station.
We got off the train near Sweet.
water, Tenn. Here we spent a few
dlays anid had some fine sport rabbit
hunting. We wvould form a line as
if we were on the skirmish; each sol
dier armed with a stick; C'ol. Ruther
ford would command the line, and
Geon. Kershaw and his staff would be
on the flaisks, and cavalry. We
would advance and very few of the
rabbits would escape. Liont. Dwight
was a superb rider and got his share
of the rabbits. X. (Jon. Eed.
Raw or Inflamed Lung.
Yilid rapidly to the wonderful cura
tive and healing qualities of Foley's
Honey anid Tar It prevents pneumo
nia and consumption from a hard cold
settLied on the lungs. Gilder &. Weeks.
CLNSIJIiED BY THE SENATE.
TILLMAN AN) hl'LAUJtIN lIVI:N SAMIC
Ilravo len Tren to Iliuck-Maken an IliAult
tug Comuent whon ile ai,ne I Calld
to Voto-Iut Quickly D)onlen P'urposo
to Offetd- Majority Report Do
clared sonio, senator to be
the Greater Tratingressor.
Washington, Feb. 28.----Senators
McLaurin and Tillinan of South
Carolina today were severely consured
by the United States senato. The
administration of the eonsuro grow
out of a sensational personal oncoun
ter between the two senators on the
floor of the senate last Saturday dur
ing the consideration of the Philip
pine tariff bill. The adoption of the
resolution to censure probably closes
the incident, so far as oflicial action
of the senate is concerned.
Immediately after the senate con
vened today Mr. Burrows, chairman
of the committee on privileges and
elections, to which the McLaurin
Tillman controversy had boon re
ferred, reported the resolution con
sure framed by a majority of the com
mittee. Accompanying the rosolu
tion was a report narrating the events
which led up to the light between the
two senators and setting out, the con
clusions of the majority.
A brief statement was presented
by Senators Bailey, l ackburn, Pettus,
Foster and Dubois, Democratic mlom
bers of the committee, dissenting
from some of the conclusions of the
majority. They agreed, however, to
the resolution offered.
A minority report was presented
by Senators McCoimas, Beveridge
and Pritchard, Republicans, who
maintained that the adoption of a
resolution of censure was not sufli
Practically there was no debate on
the resolution, although Mr. Gallin
ger and Mr. Platt of Connecticut,
made it evident in brief statements
that the resolution was not quite sat
isfactory to them. The resolution
was adopted by a yoto of I to 12.
When Mr. Tillman .me was
called he added a no., +o
the proceedings by ri y,g
with ill concealed emot . "Among
gentlemen an apology for an offense
committed under heat of blood is
usually considered sufficient."
At the request of Mr. Burrows the
statement of Tillman was read by
the clerk. Instantly the South Caro
lina senator disclaimed any intention
of being offensive to the senate and
said that if they were so considered
he would withdraw thoem. The chair
(Mr. Frye) said that by unanimous
consent they might be withdrawn,
but Mr. Dietrich of Nebraska, . ob
jected. The incident was closed
without further comment.
EXPEoTANT ciRowvs IN (GALLERtIEs.
When the senate was called to or
der today a notably large attendance
of senators wvas on the floor and the
galleries were thronged. Both Sen
ators McLaurin and Tillman of South
Carolina were in their seats. Great
interest was manifested by senators
on the floor and by spectators in the
galleries in the readmng of the jour
nal which contained the protest of
Mr. Tillman against not being per
mitted to vote while under the ban of
the Benate's order of contempt.
Mr. Burrows of Michigan, chair
man of the committee on brivileges
and electiond, presented the follow
ing resolution which had been form
ulated by that committee.
"That it is the judgment of the
senate that the senators from South
Carolina, Benjamin RI. Tillman and
John L. McLaurin, for disorderly be
havior and flagrant violation of the
rules of the sena.e during the open
session of the senate on the 22nd day
of February, inst., deserve the cen
sure of the senate and they are here
by censured for their breach of the
privileges and dignity of this body;
and from and after the adoption of
this resolution the order adjudging
them in contempt of the senate shall
be no longer in force and effect."
Mr. Burrows presented the request
of the majority of the committee
which was read1.
RE~PoIT OF THlE MAJORitTY.
The report recited the history of
the altercation in the senate and1
(uotc0(t the language t hen used by
the oIleoders. All agrood to this
The report then continued as fol
"The majority of the committoe are
of opinion that the legal PITet of ad
judging these seiators iti contiiipt.
of the senate was to suspend their
functions as senators ind that such
punishment for disorderly b4,havior
is clearly within the power of the
sonate but the conclusion they have
reached makes it unnecessary to dis
cuss this luestion. The offenses
committed by the two sonators were
not, in the opinion of at majority of
the committee, of equal gravity.
Mr. McLaurin did not commnono
the encounter but only stood in his
place at his desk, whero he was speak.
ing and resisted the attack that was
made upon him. In other words his
offnso was confined to the use of un
parliamlontary language, for which
he had unusual provocation. Never
tholoss, his offonsO was a violation of
the rules of the senate of so serious i
character that in the opinion of the
Committee it should he condeItnod.
'rTl: II1EATEH ol'FENHi;.
"In the case of Mr. Tilhnlat, the
record shows that the altercation was
colmlonced by the charge ho uade
against Mr. McLaurin. Such a
charge s inexcusable, except, in con.
lnection with i resolution to investi
gate. Mr. Til11an not only made
the charge without any avowal of a
purpose to investigate, but also dis
claiming knowledge of evidence to
establish the offense and this he said
after the charge had boon spocifically
and unqualifiedly denied by Mr. Mc
"Such a charge under any circum
stances, would be resentedc by any
man worthy to be a senator ;but, 111ao
is it was in this instance, its olfen
sivOness was greatly intensilied. This
feature of his oltenso, conpled with
the fact that he also commloenced the
encounter by quitting his seat s)o
distance away from Mr. McLaurmtt,
and rushing violently upon lhim,
struck him in the face, makes the
cause one of such exceptional nisbo
haviour that a majority of the con
mittoo are of the opinion that his of
fense was of such greater gravity
than that of Mr. McLaurin.
CANNOT (IADE TiE (ENURE.
"The peealty of a censuro by the
senate in the nature of things must
vary in actual severity in proportion
to the public sense of the gravity of
the offense of wvhich the offender has
been adjudged guilty. Therefore,
notwithstanding tihe fact that iln the
opinion of a majority of the commit
tee there is a difference iln the grav
ity of the offenses undler conisidera
tion yeur committee aire of the opin
ion that p)ublic good and1( the dig
nity of the senate will 1)e alike best
promoted and protected, so fasr as
this pairticular Case is concerned, b)y
imposing upon eaich senator by for
mal vote the censure of the senate
for the offense by him committed
and therefore, recommend the adop
tion of the resolution."
At the conclusion of the reading
of the maijority report Mr. Uniley oIf
Texas, offered the following state
ment as rep)resenting the views of
himself and four other senators:
MILD DEMocRATIe Iss5ENT.
"We dissent from so much of the
report of the committee sas asserts
the power of the 9enato to suspend1( ai
senator and thuls deprive a State of
its vote, and so much as describos
the offenses of tihe senators ais of dif
ferent gravity; but we aipprrove the
The report of the minority of the
committee then was readl.
In this statement the senators
signing it say thait while they ac
cspt the statement of the case as
masde in the prinicipail report thley (10
not agree with the nmajority of the
committee as to the punisihment pro
posedl by the maijority. They then
RIEPUILIcAN MINoRlITY NOT SATISFiED.
"The junior senator from South
Carolina is guilty of unpairliamnent
ary language. The senior senator
from South CJarolin'a is guilty of phys
ical violence. Neither in tihe att.t
ulos of any Stato or in tIho comumon
o)iniutn of mankind art thoo two
oft1'otO tho atnio. ''ho alight eat
form of punishiomnt is a ro)rimand
or conuro. It is tho lattor which
the majority )roposo to inflict for
two otff tnse (iilforing in charactor
and gravity. The Iminority of the
coummittoo aro of the opinion that
this 1mnishm ont. is ad<1iunto, and
that to ignoro tlt ditorenco hotwoon
tht offltnsHs is injtst. Tho minor
ity of tho commn itt(u) is of the o)in
ion thaut HuH)onHiont of tho two offon(I
in sottators froint thoir Honatorial
)rivilogos herotoforo intlicte(I should
now ho formally atIjudgod and con
tinuod for dilferont )oriods of timo."
The report conldos by rocom
nonding that Soniator McLaurin ho
tus1)VInod(d from his functions as a
sontator for tivo days and that Sona
tor Tilhtan be uspa1)ontod( for twonty
AlMr. I'richardi's atdop)tiotn to tho
abhovo Htatfill tlIt- is in the following
"I concur ini all tht forogo'9.g
viowH 0x0cept ats to tho pimishnment of
tho j n ior onator from South Caro
lina. It. is mny opniion thattiho punish
intt. 1O has iirea(iy Hufifro(I is at<
ctluato to his otfeno. I mako no ro
co1nt lt lit ion as to tiro puiniHiln(+t
to be iml)ooi on 1h senior senator
fromn South Carolina.
II'IORRTANT 1'ot 'til: It?c'Oltu,,
AIr. Bacon callotd attention to
what ho considered aut inportant
omission in the narrativo of tht maj
ority concurrences of Iast Saturday.
Thoro waH nio olicial record of th
)roce(dirig in tIh( e'crot. legialativo
seHHiont, ho Hiid, but. 01110 of tho
r.ihont. facts ought to be brought
out. lio sail Chat tIh Honior seona
tor from South Cartlina (Ar. Till
1111) had express<l his desro
through th seniator from Koiitucky
(Air. Blackburn) to mnako public
atcknowlodgmltnttt of his trror and to
a1pologizo to the senat. The junior
Honator front Solt !nlrol ina ( Al r.
McLaurini) had cxp ressdt tlto Hallio
dosiro through him (AIr. Blacon ).
lIo loom(td it. imp11)ortalt, that those
facts should ho mua(o a part of the
T'i.: M'i.AmtIN'S WI'Ol,OmN'T VTi-.
Whon tho namno of Mr. Mel anrin
of Alissis111ppi was roachot in th roll
call, ho saiti:
"3oing telated by kinship to ono
of the Honltors involved, I ask to ho
oxeuo from voting."
M' r. Mcaurin. of Sout Carolina,
01n0 of t ho offondi-g nilat.ors, naiti
in respjonse to liis niame, which had1(
beeni rostoreti to tho roll: '"1 ref rain
from voting for obi)Vous roanst."
'T'1LLMAN's8 NEwV oFFENsE:.
When1 Mr. Tilbnn's riam11 wvas
calld he11 rt)so dol iboratel y. E very
eyo ini 1.110 c,hmber wasn lixod uponl
hirn1. 1 tin faoe was ntorn a11nost and
ho wan palo1 as8 a shoot. IEvidenltly
ho ws laboring uinder groat omotion.
"'Amionlg genltlonIOI," saidi ho, slow
ly, and1( hi wordsn wore heailrd dis
tinctly in the uttormost part of the
ch)ambe0r, "an apology for ain offe~no
committed under tho boat of blood.
is usualily coiniderod suifficient.''
1Thon~ ho resumod hin snat amiid
granps of antonisnhmont amisong snaim
tors 1( an pectators.
MIr. Burrown hasitenetd to the dosk
of tilt oflicial stenographorn and di
rected that Mr. TIillman's words 1)0
written out at onco.
At theo conlclusion of theo roll call
but hofore the anunounicornent of the
vote, Mr. Koan, of NOW Jrsoy, who
had1( votedi for tho resolutionl, adidress
inIg the presidtnt pro temi changed
his vote in the foliowing statomiont:
KEAN (olIAN(lEFt 11 VOTE.
"HiavinIg hoard the sonator from
South Carolina (Mr. Tililman) again
insult the senate, I change my vote
fromi nye to noC."'
Theli resolution was adopted 541 to
12, the detailed voto being as follows:
Yean-Aldrich, Allison, Bacon, Bai
ley, Bato, Baorry, Blackburn, Bnr.
rows, CJarmacek, Olark of Montana,
Clay, Cockrll, Culhorson, Culiomi,
Depow, Dillinghamn, Dolliver, D)ubois,
Elkins, Fairbanks, F'oraker, Foster
of Louisiana, Frye, Gallinger, Gib..
son, Ilannhorough. Harris., Hawley,
Hoar, Kearns, Lodge, McCumbor,
\lcl;nry, INloMtillatn, Mallory, Mlartin,
1itchell, Money, Nelson, Patterson,
P'orkins, Pottus, Platt of Connecticut,
Quarles, IRawyhns, Sirmnons, Stewart'
TIalaiforro, Toellor, Trurnor, Vest, War
ronl, Wotmuoro. - 51.
Nayt.. --l3overidgo, Clark of Wyo.
ming, )oboo, 1)ietrivh, 1'ster of
Vashington, Koaln, Kittridge, MA
Comas, Millard, Pritchard Proctor,
II:N COOLs QUICKLY.
As soon as the vote was announced
Mr. Burrows demanded that the
statemont of Mr. Tillman mado
during the roll call be road to the
Houc.to. Scarcely had the clerk con
cluncd the roading when \tr. Till
mn1n, addressiig the preHi(elt, Haid:
"Tohe words uttorod by me were
not intlndod to be offensive and if
they wore so comltidorod I very glad
ly withdraw thotm."
As Mr. B.urrows was about to ad
dress the senate Mr. 'T'ollor said:
"The soenator from South Carolina
was not called to order by anybody.
I think we had botter plroco(1."
Mr. Burrows explained that he
had had no opportunity during the
roll call to (iroet the senate's attention
to Mr. Tillman's words. The chair
(Mr. Frye) Hai(:
"The senator has withdrawn the
remarks . 1s there objection on the
part of the Hollnto to their with
IT (ISEH ON 'T II 10.:col).
"1 object, Mr. Presilont," insistod
Mr. Dietrich (l op.) of Nebraska.
The effect of the objection is to
incorporate Mr. Tillman's statomont
in the record of the proceedings.
HINATOIt Tl.I.I1AN's MISTAKES.
In 1I1s i(utnarkial, aneitI Iluetily 'rnpttredi
Spetct.I nefoGru th e Hutunn ith ''S11ppud
Ulp" on (n i. WVInlamnu WiaHl(sigto n'
Itl 1hplane no d Occpa ittlon.
I.News and Courier.]
Ilarnwtvoll, February 1S.--Tllman's
peoocl in the Sonato recently, in
which ho gave his follow Senatorsi a
birdsnye view of South Carolina
history, was remarkable as being the
product, of a night'd incubrations.
l3ut like most productions of the
hasty pudding order, was not history
altogether. Vhere hosaid that Col.
Wm. Washiigton ws not a relative
of George Washington; that he was
a South Carol hn1a farmor, just like
him, (Tillman,) ho mad three mi
statemonts in a very narrow comI
Ila(s, 1it the firt plac, Coi. Vm.
Wasiigton wasN rot, at thiat, timne, a
South Carol iniani, but a Virginian;
in tihe seconid place, he was niot ai
farmer, or, if a farmoer, he wvas not a
farmer "'just liko mte,"' as wasi said
by the Senator; andit in the third
pla1ce, he wasi a1 kunsuiarn of WVashirg
tonu, paltor patrie, for "'he himelf
ha111h said it.'' (See WasilhmigtonL's
Journal of his tour throngh South
(Jarolinia. ) The Sonator's authority
wasH dhoubltless of kidadrod c0IL)oripli
with the romancoM of Wooems, from
whom ai number of romantic and un
founded RLevol utijona ry stories were
sel ect.ed for the amunomnont of chil -
diron in juvenile readers.
Nuw .Jeracy Fanoir Husi Narrow, Escap1e
From,i Hilnug nlauuIe AlIyo.
Nowv York, Feb. 2.1.-Founid frozen
in ai sniowdrift and1( appalrently (load
aifter Friday's storm, WIVillijam Fek'~ry,
a farmer, near Anthony, N. J., lay
for ton hours on the cooling board of
ani undolrtaker's shop1 surrounded i)y
collins and( the paraphernalia of deoath.
Ferry wasw found lying in the snlow.
The body wasF cold1 and1 the suppIosod
corpse was takon to an undlortaking
etatblishmenOlt. Haldf a dozen neigh
b)ors gathered to watch over the body.
The absoence of the undertaker pre
vented further actxon. When he ar
rivedl the party gaithered in another
room. Upon their return to the cool
ing room they were horrified to find
the supposed corpsoe missing. An
ailarmn was sont out and a messenger
hurried to Ferry's home. When he
airrived Ferry was disposing of a
hearty meal. Ho said he suddenly
became conscious and observing his
surroundings, flod1 through a Bide
door and hurrined home.