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I ' V^ua^IL_ " * UNPERSON, S. C SUNPA^^ JULY 4, nais, NUMBER IBO. MILLIONAIRE WOUNDER BY FORMER CORNELL INSTRUCTOR. ASS?ILAOT IS PLACED IfiJj?XL Declare? He Didn't Intend to Harm Morgan-Wanted to End War. Olencove, ? ^Morgan, head ? Morgan & Coi .today at his 'e> by Frank Holt, a former etud Cornell. Holt iras to the departing Southwestern I>aUas, Toxa-3, h'it twice ?enr here ricen, and actor at io uti fa v . bulletins to kn Earlie* >rA. July nounceme here salt Morgan wounded ila home 1 9 o'clock mao, presutn encove home, ?a advise that lng' conree after strttthg the breast, passing out through the arm. The other wound is said to be In the Mp. Except for the fact that Mr. Mor gnn was shot, members of the Mor . gan firm in town were without de tails or tho shooting for two hours after lt was said to have occurred. Tito rumors roached Wall Street soon after opening of the market. <r?;^ market Bhaded a point on rumor, but remained practically stationary after the news was confirm?!. Morgan's assailant arrived at Olen' covii this moaning on a train, hired an automobile and went to the Mor gan home on .Vmtlnieock Point. He told the. butlor he was an old friend of Morgan and when refused ad mittance the man pressed a pistol against tho butler, who screamed, then the man pushed his way past tho servant into the hell. Morgan approaching ir? the hall risked what was the trouble. The an? ?wer was a shot which airack Mor gan In thc hip. itbrgnn feil into a chair; The - butler - etruck tho as sailant on the bend with JI brass coat' hod aa he fired tito shot that hit The butler secured the assailant'* pistol, ' oventowcrad htra and officer* placed the man in ?n automobil? and' .took bim tu C'eneovo's under arrest. Morgan's doctor waa summoned News tn Wall Siveet. E?ftMluh the oi'ttn' regarding Mr. Mor flaorgan's activities in connection wirb war had ahythtng to do with the m MAY REVEA! F GRAFTERS Fail? Will Disclose Name? of Partners Sn Graft? , New York, July 3.-Martin ton,. Charles Becker's counsel. ? today it Beaker-fella'in his appen*,,, t^io United Stiles supreme court ho iwOifdlscloae the names of th with when, hc ^alleged to' 1 yided a hundred thousand graft collected from gambltni so/t keepers during hie care of a strong arra of the poll jo before.he goes.to the electrl for lvjsenLhal'3 mavder. London Esinto Hold for lietel. London. July 3.-The Arundell os Ute, comprtshlg about 3,800 square .yards,' near .'Piccadilly Circu?? front?n-' large ! proper) * . . ? ' roi o construct- a ? irani on the J New Sheriff of FairfleM, -" Daughter/Nacaed . J ?R |?% Will Case j ? ***** Blalr tfr*. Elisabeth Sooddj IHfeheoek. ,?!range cas* of th6 Camp. Jell millions hs* brought to Hg)lt a vornan who may. becom? famous jn ?er connection with will contests Hrs. Saitii Blair is one of the Impor ant figures |n the suit of relatives o break the will OK James CBJ?P the St. Louis trallon mau wout i?? t??,(H)0,000 In trust for h>s"??fe md ?anginer when bc died last year. ?rsi_ Blair ' tt is charil by Clarke a. tiosencianix, co?ns?! for Mrs. .Aron!*.! andf her daughter, was in J^vL^ ? G *?nte|?.- of tho will if .Thomas 0 ?f san Vran .tsc<\ and John Starten, theatre man der of Boston, both T*ry wealthy c g li g t! n P g tl h a fi M e In AIRE, CONFESSE. SENATE BU CT Glencove, July g.-Frank Holt, the1 former Cornellv.lnfitruct'or. "who tiring.' to assassina te J. P. Morir?n today, confessed tonight that ie ?et the bomb walch exploded . In the capitol at Washington last night, >f The police ?ay Holt, by his confession, and de tailed description of th bomb, stamped himself ss au export in the use of ex-, plosives. Morgan is resting well'tonight, the Bpecleixis'.". said. They refused to state tho nresise location of tj wounds, bo*, it was established < eleven o'clock thal both bullets strm prevailed that Holt is <ronnectwy?wfl* ?tber bomb outraces which have baf fled the police .recently, notably the icere ho timad thc ?WtHf? IMPETUS '< CSiAWCES OF SUD V?TES-ONLY ? ALLIES CAN rea qda ;rd\ h the re it, hi> con* .Ve Bus HbcortlU na ne i borg nor tn i ?lane appear isritish uewB lione can emu raw men from ips a shortage ?tither mvrth of Today'? official Vienna and Berlin ta tem cn ts chronicle only successes br thoir armies. The British front in Flanders re gains remarkably quiet. The French nd Germans are again fighting in argonne. The Gormans claim tha ich are using deadly gases. Petrograd, July .1.-Official state* lt issued by the Russian admiralty lld IK FAVOR ?EADIHGOQBfOB??tOH Court Decides Against Government in Dissolu tion Case. igdelphia, Joly 3.--The federal o?rt for eastern ti'enns7lvan>!a today oclded that the Reading group of orpofotlons, tim Contrat Railroad of lew Jevsoy, tho lehigh Coal and N?vi atlon company and snhsidary and ai led companies wer? not leagued to1 ether In Unlawful combination ene ??Vt undnly 8 productiOT rain com* ? or trans? ?oal. The though In at tho Le rapany be mtral. The crpey City ASSASSIN OF IN INGB<????WH! -MAY BE IM OM? OUTRA -_ bomb to explode at mid set - H aboiifc Yficrur in tho d w?lted tillie union s ta jen went to ffbe wanted ittnitlons to ie European 'ne ai com exploded Holt de pments bl ia ending cctared he puces. ploded laut nlg'ti ment tb the !. '.HU'. li'1 mile, son j sulpht with .?aid. Holt* rage folb in Wash i N. Y., Jffiy 3.-Frank ?day shot J."5*. Morgan, ls io set the nptnb that ex he/capita) aj? Washington He confessed in a ?tate st ice Lny?t% and Thom !K ;U1 of ?i? apmbaquad or re lui rosa, ?lid described i-hich w^^aajd to be unl sed three sticks of dyna natcb hoads and a bottle of i . ? < ad ' experimented mb?nation many times, be ifession of the capitol out sd closely dent?is to news I He tobi them he wasn't ion yesterday, and:said he i York ?ll the time. jpn, Jw'y 3.-A r.lgld In ?was made today to deter une salli coal and shots wi off th? m ing them admin Th0 an COUNTER UL DIVERSIO DECISIVE RUS ian naval squadron tn thc 3$d with five ?German oral al flotilla torpedo boat ott i$>ast fit Gothland. July 2. ; cruiser was beached and varshlns put to flight, 'jussian cruisers, the state was Insignificant baltlti the Russian squad- ? y|tacked unsuccessfully bj bmarine Jn the Black Sea 0 Turkish steamers and ?easel with cargoes ot ovlsions. and exchanged j three armored schooners h of the Boaphorus, driv hore. according to the ntemtat. 1 Journal today publlsh Eedict authorizing tao ister of finance to make of treasury obligations br 25,000,000 each. The Issues to bo in Ihe form of flv.? per , cont short term notes, free ot Income tax. London, July -An Athens report' says a British submarine yesterday -auk a Turkish troop shin in thc Marmora Bea. - . Tho Russians report several ? vic tories in the Hallie against Qerman A MAN FOR MURDER Tampu, Oa.. July 3.-J. J, Mendcn iiem, a prominent oitl/.en of Clear water, is bsi-1 in Pinella!, county Jatl. in charges connected with thc killing if two wemen, reported aa named Elliott, ut cu automobile r.n the west near Moccasin Branch last the women's bod tts ' were the fire whloh destroyed itiilc supposedly after the ?re killed. The chauffeur fche tragedy and said he ord a shot in the car and that bo ?;I ?fo?t to Clearwater. He said he lard three shots white be ?as run Broke Up Elopement | Bristol, Tean., July 3.-?-??cwa from rroutdale, Va., is that Alonso, N. merchant there, shot and silled Jerry Taylor | 23. beeaue* ?he ireatened t<. elope with and ils dangbter. slrfy Bodied R*?vered. ?les, July 3.-Thirty bodies ii recovered from the ruins nominating rocket factory waa destroyed on Wednesday, explodion. Many of the Itt? IEW YORK MILLION ICH EXPLODED IN ?LICATED IN ;ES. raine the cause of the explosion late last night which wrecked the public reception room of the senate side o! the capitol. No persons wero Injured. Superin tendent of the capitol estimated the I damage at about six hundred dollars The oxplo.ion caused great excite ment, was heard blocks away ard ! caused great buildings to tremble Washington, July 3.-The Wash ington Times today received a letter, bearing a postmark timed before the explosion, announcing the explodion would occur. The letter was dated June 1 and signed R. Pearce, the fact that it was typewritten Indicates the writer had been waiting nome time to execute the plan which tho I letter said would be "an exclamation point to my appeai for peace." The ?letter closed with xi proposal for the referendum of questions of war to [expertp. The police are hunting the I writer. Extra Pr?cautions at Cornish. Cornish, July ?.-Extra precautions have been taken by the secret set-vice >to guard President Wilson today. iSSIA ADVANCE LESSENS ACK BY MUSCO M BY ITALIANS ?SI AN. DEFEAT ships and in the Black Sea against Turkish ships. Austro-Rnmanlan Alliance Broken. Borne, July 3.-It bas been.learned from diplomatic sources at Bucharest that the king of Rumania" In lils re ply to a letter from Emperor Francia Joseph urging neutrality on Rumania and invoking the Austro Rumanian alliance announced that Rumania has reasstimed her freedom of action, thus breaking tho alliance. The king considers that Italy's de nunciation of the Triple Alliance au tomatically released the Romanians from allegiance to the Teutonic causes. It Is believed here that this action is proof that the allin shave vron over Rumania to their side in the war. London, July 3.-The British steamer Gadsby was Bunk today by a German submarine. The crew, was landed at Moville. I rebind. London, July 3.-An empty life boat and another boat marked "Oral gard. Leith" were towed Into Pen zance vaday. Ii is thought the steamship ?raigan!, from Galveston and Newport News fur Havre, may have'been lost. UNVEIL MONUMENT IQ BEN. NATHANIEL GREF.N Equestrian Steluc to Great Revo lutionary Ken? at Battle Crowd, N. C. Battle Ground. N. C.. July :?. - One hundred and thirty-five years a,ftet he led his command to victory over General Con wallis' red cc.it? at Guil ford court house, a monument was unveiled today on thia famous bet tle'leld in honor of the memory of General Nathaniel Greene,"who com manded tho Colonial forces in the Itonth during the latter part of the American Revolution. It waa in this vicinity that the battle waa fought on March 15, 1781, wblch resulted in niteh heavy losses to Cornwallis, tue British leader, that he was forced to retreat to Wilmington, N. C. The monument ls In the form of an wt ?strt-In statue ot General Greene, made of bronce, ou a granite base, lt is thirty feet high, F. H. Parker, !>f Nsw York, was tho sculptor. ON NEW OF CO MISTRIAL III MURDER USE turara Jory Unable to Agree In Cate Against Jess dem For Muffler? -SJ Greenwood, July 3.-A mistrial was ordered Friday night at 8:30 in the case of Jese Clem, charged with the murder of J. C. Whitman, after the jury h ?ri deliberated Tor more than eight hours. Judge Mendel J. Smith, .noon mo-| tion ot Mr. George T. Magill, attor ney for the defendant this morning I filed an order granting Clem bond in | the sum ot $2,000. Aft soon as bonds men are secured the prisoner will bel released. It ia probable that "he will| be given bia liberty Monday. Illness ot Mr. J. J. Mattison, one of the furors, caused a mistrial to be ordered perhaps es riler than it would haye been, as Judge Smith boc* shown an inclination to keep the men out all night. Mr. M?t tison waa taken seriously sick yesterday. after noon and Dr. R. B. Bptlng, wno waa summoned, stated under oath to Jndge Smith that he believed it un wise to .he'd the juror on account of bis physical condition. Tba foreman. Mr. W. S. Sanders, | was then &,ked lt thar? was any pos sibility ot an agreement and he re plied thai there .was absolutely none. Judge Smith thou ordered a mistrial and discharged tho Jpry i^-lE&y'' , ,( ; ' lt *8 generally IBfmffiSt"that- the Jury stood seven for conviction end five for -acquittal.. ft was generally believed that th? j case would result in a mistrial. j "Bi y> if ? i i? Man Wiri Keeps The War Going To Take Bride . Pierre S. du Peat. Pierre 8. du Pont, bead of what ts. known SB the powder trust, the E. I. du Pont de Nomours Powder company, a bachelor all of his forty-three years, ls about-to take a bride. HI? engage ment to Miss Alice .Relin of Scranton Vas just announced. Misa Belin's family is one of the leading families in Scranton. Some member of tt for years baa been In charge of the du Pout Powder In terests In the Lackawanna section. -Mr. du Itont is a eon Of Lamont du Pont, who was killed several years ago la a dynamite explosion at Gibbs town? N. J. Ile has a magnificent country place near Kennett Squave, Pa. While u sanitary engineer by pro fession, he.also is a practical powder maker. Ho !s tbe designer of all tbo sanitary arrangements at the du Pont j company's powder plant?. For sov I eral years he was in charge of tho ; plant at Carney's Point, N. J. Then H ho was elected treasurer of inc com ? pnny and. Vater a vice president. IWhen General T. Coleman du Pont retired ss president late in last Feb ruary Mr. du Pont headed a sjnw?l o?w?rhich purchased his couMin' in terest lo the company tov about $14.000,000. He was then chosen presi dent. RRESTED CHARGES ttSPIRACY I ' I OFFICIALS ARE DETERMINED FORMER DICTATOR SHALL NOT ESCAPE. I WILL BE MOVED FAR FROM BORDER [Placad rn Jail on Failure f* Arrange Bond For $is,ooo.oo -iii: El Paso, July 3.-Victorlaua Huerta waa In Jell hera tonight arith tire oth ers arrested today on fresh charges of conspiracy to violate tho United States' neutrality. Biz others arrest ed canter in the week war? on born?, but the whereabouts of General Pas cual Oroxvo waa a source of anxiety U> todera 1 official*;. Orosco sivtded six guards and disappeared early to day. Tonight hr- waa reported at va rious points On both aides ot the bo** der. Huerta ls held because he is unable to give a fifteen thousand dollars ad?, ditional bond. The nama reason held Generals Bravo,. Delguado and Caras and J.E. Ratnerm, Huerta's interpre ter, and Enrique Goroscto. bia sacre? tarir* . Huerta la displeased with tho proceedings today. He' told eommi* sloner Olivar lt conditions wera dif ferent be would have abet a deputy today, He also sent a long message of protest to Chief Justice White ot tba suprema court. Bpp^r^gton, July <CM>ner*i torlana Hcorta was re-arrested io?jJr by federal agentH at Bl Paso. Jt 'be came known tonight? to prevent tbs Sssiblltty that he might follow tba itsteps of Pascual Orosco, Who ap parently forfeited his bond. In escap ing the espionage of federal. a#en?*? The war department had authorised General Funston to Ira pr iso h Hustle st Fort Bliss is re-arrested. lo view of the sympathetic feeling, shown in El Paso toward Huerta. ?ho pqasj bility of bis removal to. ?oma city distant from tba bordar is consid ered certain. . , Officials here were... disappointed; when Huerta waa released PU bond at first. It la believed, tba; a#W bond wiU be made practically prohibitive Conditions In Mexico City 41? it?U cri tical, according to memela adrices. JUNE FROSTS AT WINNIPEG Winnipeg, Man., July 8-Juna frosts did not seriously injure wheat in Oils great wheat district, accord ing to experts today. Snow fall la Saskatchewan and frost In tb? Prince Albert and the Aberdeen districts was very severe. Wheat boweber, had gained a good Had ova;' tia con dition at the same time last year, and although the cold was ot o?arae a set back, lt did not put tho wheat behind Its norma! condition. Wont finuge 8bip*e Stets?. Washington, Jnly 3 Page at London cabled tc4i> that tua 'British steamar Arme " Monday by a German bi been requisitioned by Great britain, but the requisition waa ??aceitad "b fore , she sailed from Kewpor Tba status of the ship, aa bi understood, however, ls as tbs dispatch doon ur* i question ot character. Comstock Krfll Weshk'.gton, July 2. Inspector Anthony Cote let out o? office today, of Chief Inspector Jsh? formod a corresponde mystery about the Reports from Nsw Ye would be Si am teaed, officials say ?hey are tl plan to drop him. NctrlsA ??ew York, July only temperately d tba nows of the ab The opening ?how tendency mainly on S. Steel <V>me in?; shares, which sho1 suring Hdvi-.e regard! diti'ii, eau loss?* ano Aacoma, Jul) tu kee and St. through a lay. into a ie dead and Ratnei town.