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U the only newspaper In Newport New* that receive* full As> **d Pres? report VOL. XI., NO. 185 M? AVENGES DEATH OF LYERLY FAMILY] 3,000 Determined Men, Despite ] Simla On Guard, Break Into Jail and Lynch Negroes. THREE OF THEIR ARE HINGED Soldiers Go Out to Quell Uprlsinq (With Blank Cartridges?Negro and White Man, Spectators Are Shot? Brother of Murdered Farmer Pleads j In Vain For State's Honor. ?f (By Associated Press.) CHARLOTTE. N. C, Aug. 6?A mol> of 8,000 determined men. short? ly before 11 o'clock tonight forcibly entered Rowan county jail at Salis? bury, removed therefrom three of the. six uegrocs charged with the murder of the Lyerly family at Barber Junc? tion, Jury 13, and lynched Nease and | John Oillesple and Jack Dllllngbam. supposed to be the principals In that j crime, were the victims of mob vio? lence. The remaining negroes, Henry 'I/ce, George Ervlu and Belle Dlllingham, | were not molested, and later tonight officers hurried them off to Greens? boro. The mob began gathering at sun down. Saloonn Ordered Closed. Mayor Boyden promptly ordered I the saloons closed and with other | prominent citizens, United States Senator Overmen, Judge Gary, who was holding the special torm of \ court to try the negroes, and Soli? citor- Hammer guthered on tho jail steps and addressed the crowd, which at that time numbered 2,000. There were howls and cat calls from the mob but for a time there was no move?the mob lacked a leader. While citizens were appealing to I the mob two men slipped through the crowd and were entering the | jail with hammers. Thoy were dis? covered and arrested. The mob con tinner) yelling but there was still no] concerted move. Militia Called Out. About 9 c?elock Mayor Boyd called upon the local military compnny and the Rowan officials for aid. Thoy assembled quickly but were supplied only' with blank cartridges, having nd orders to shoot to kill. Fireman McLendon. or Charlotte, a Southern railway employe was fa? tally shot in the stomach "by a bullet said to have been fired by a mem her of the mob. Will Troutman, a ne? gro drayman was also 6bot. 'Both are said to have been woun? ded accidentally by shots fired by ?members of the mob. with the evi? dent intention of frightening citi? zens. Mob Gets Recruits. ? At 1 o'clock there was a stir in the mob?it wa3 augmented by fully 500 men who came, it Is said from Whitney, where the Whjtnoy Reduc? tion Company is developing the Yad kln water power. It was but soon afterward a crowd of fifty, forming a- sort of flying wedge, mado a break for the jail doors, overpower 'ed the officers and effected an en? trance. The great crowd outHide surged in behind the leaders and in a few moments more the leaders emerged from the door with their victims. Negroes Refused to Confess. . Tim negroes were quietly marched northward towards Spencer, but a halt was made at Henderson's hall grounds, at the edge of the town. There the negroes were given tlpie to I confess tho .crime. They refused to either deny or confess and were ho thoroughly frightened as almost to have lost the power of speech. John Oillesple begged for his life. .Tlrelng of It's efforts to secure statements from the negroes the ropes were brought forward and ad? justed and the three were strung up to the limbs of one tree end with howls and curses the crowd riddled the dangling bodies with bullets. Work Qulckiy Done. (By 12:30 o'clock it was all over add a halt hour later nothing re NEW mnined of tho Immense Huong that had packed the streets but a few groups of men discussing the lynch? ing. George Ervln was taken from (he jit 11 with his assoclutes und closely questioned. Thou he was led back to his cell. Neaue Uillcsplu maintain cd Iiis innocence to the und! Ivl Barber, a relative of the mur? dered man. followed the mob with (he prisoners to tho scenes of the lynching and pleaded with (hem to return (he negroes to the jail anil let the law lake It's course. Trial Under Way. Neaso and .lohn Glllcsple, Jack Dil iliigham, Henry Lee, George. Erviu and Helle 'OlUlnglinui, charged with Hie murder of the Tour members of the Lycrly family <m (he night of July 13 hud been put on trial In Rowan Superior Court al Salisbury today. Judge Long, presiding at. (his .spe? cial term devoted most of his charge (o (he subject of lynching, declaring that (he prisoners would be protected at all hazards, and thai any Inter? ference with such intent would he summarily punished, Ex-Congressman Theodore F. Kl?ttz ami w. C. Lynn, or Salisbury are assisting Solicitor W. C. Hammer in (he prosecution and .1. K. Newell and .1. (1. William, of Charlotte are assisting (Tie defense. Mob Violence Not Feared. The negroes were taken to Salis? bury from Charlotte last night with? out military guard, the authorities seeming t<> have no Tear Unit violence would he done them. At (he close of today's sitting of (he- court the iirlsoncrs were (ukou hack to jail. AI I his lime no appre? hension of mob violence wore felt by the authorities. Tho crime with which the negroes (Continued on Pago 3.) ' 20 DEATHS FROM HEAT Thai's the Record for Just Ooe City, New York. PHILADELPHIA REPORTS THREE Hottest Day of the Year in the Great iCenters Where the Poor Suffer in Their Stuffy Tenements?No Fa? talities in Baltimore. t (Dv Associated 1-ress.) NEW YORK, Aug. 5.?New York and Its environments sweltered all day and far Into the evening, for thin was the holiest day here this year. Twenty persons In this city alone died from (he heat and (he hospitals and police ambulances were kept busy, so numerous were the eases of ?prostration. The government (her mometer registered 9i> degrees. Bui it was much hot (er in the streets and some thermometers recorded as high as 102 degrees. The humidity was excessive. 103 In Washington. WASHINGTON. D. C. Aug. C? 'I he maximum temperature today was reached here at 3 p. m.. when the official thermometer at the weather bureau registered 9!? degrees, while Hie unofficial thermometers on tho Streets registered 103 In the shade, .'.< me as high as- 120 in the situ. Four cases of heat prostrations vtre reported. Three Deaths In Philadelphia. PHILADELPHIA. PA.. Aug. C? The temperature in this city today reached a maximum of 1)1 degrees at 4 p. ni.. Three denths and many prostrations were reported by the police. No D"=iths In Baltimore. BALTIMORE. MD.. Aug. (!.?There wore three prostrations from heat In this city today, none of them proving fatal, however. A number of draught horses fell exhausted In (he streets. The thermometer reached degrees. Two Killed by Storm at Circus. IIAItlMSHURG. PA.. Aug. C?A terrific wind and rain storm struck Harriaburg today killing Charles M. Rlchwino and "Chic" U. Frank, and slightly Injuring a few employes of Shawneo Hill's Wild Weal shows. A railroad brnkemnii was struck by Ii? hi nine, while standing under a tree near the show grounds. Women were knocked down. PORT NEWS, VA., T\ IS. HARTJE WEEPS DURING ARGUMENTS Disgusting, Yet Sensational Divorce Case Drawing to a Close ? In Pittsburg. LAWYERS ATTACK THE WOMAN Mention of the Children Bring? the Blush of Shame and Remorr.e to the Faces of the Two Persons In? terested?Alleged Perjurers Are to Be Arrested and Tried. (By Associated Press.* PITTSBURGH PA., Aug. 0.?The be? ginning of the end id' the IIurt)u di? vorce begun today when the argil- I III en I was tukeu up before Judge | ?Fra/.ier. < Mr. and Mrs. Augustus llartje en- < cored I ho final ordeal when (lie law- ? yers made arguments, hidh llhnllaht and respondent getting a scoring, the | conclusion for today being a rapid lire speech by John Marrou, of conn- , sil for tin- llhellant. Reference to I ho children of Hie pair scoineil to move Mr. HurtJu and his wife very much. Mia. Hartje Grows Pale. Ilurlug Mr, Man-mi's nrguuicnt, .Mrs. IIartjo a; tmi<-s gl*uw ghastly |ial(> at Mr. Marion's assertions. Mr. llartje was greatly a Heeled by the statement of Mr. Marrou that ho had not kissed bis children for one year. Mr.*Ferguson made a short speech,, but will conclude tomorrow after Mr. Freeman argues for tho respondent. '* Attorney W. B. Rodgers made the first address for Mr. llartje.* lie made a sharp attack .upon the char? acter of Mrs. llartje. He spoko for a little more than nn hour. Ho re? ferred Hrst to the scp'cratlou of Mr. ;iih| Mrs. llartje, saying that the reasons for her desertion was to he found In I he love letters alleged to bavC boon written by her to the coachman co-respondent, "Tom" 'Ma dine. Woman Breaks Down. Mrs. Hurtle, overwrought by tin weeks of excitement, gave way in her foldings as her attorney Maren i W. Ach'GSpo, Jr., was making his plea. Attorney Achesoil Inclined to the pathetic side of the case In his argu? ment, and Mrs. llartje wept silently. It was tbt! most marked display of emotion she has given since the trial began. During her scathing arraignment by Attorney William U. itodgers, who opened the argument for llartje. she maintained her composure, cxeopi to exiiress by, her looks her disgust at what Was being said. It Is expected the arguments will I be completed tomorrow. Judge Frazier will leave the city tomorrow ami the court's decision is mil. expected until fall. Five Arrests to Be Made. It was announced today that live persons who are said to have been In attendance at the Hiirtjo divorce trial will bo arrested when a decree is madia In the cane by Judge Krazlcr. Charges of conspiracy in connection with the Hotel Lincoln episode, which was dropped i>y the attorneys for the plaintiff, It Is said, are to bo brought against these persons in behalf 6f Mrs. Hartje, whoso charact? er was attacked in the allegation made in the bill of particulars. Tho names of thu persona aro kept secret. JEROME TO THY THAW. Prosecuting Attorney to Conduct the Case Himself. NBW YORK. Aug. G.?District At? torney Jcrbmp announced today that ho ? woiild personally conduct the prosecution of Many K. Thaw, who is awaiting tilal-on a*charge of hav? ing murdered Stanford White. When asked ' the' dnto of the trial. Mr. Je? rome said: "Tho caso will bo called when it is ready and not a day sooner. Har? ry Thaw must take his chances with the other prisoners in the Tomb; accused of murder In the first de? gree." JhSDAY, AUGUST 7, 325WES ARE LOST ~ Oil SINKING STEAMER Captain Sticks to His Vessel With the Intention of Sacrificing Himself lor Duly. RESCUED III SPllE OF REFUSAL Jii3t a Few More Thau Half of Hie PersuoB on Board Saved?Warships of Four Nations Searching the 3eas For Castaways?Vessel Old, Dot Considered Seaworthy. (My Associated I'reM.) ('Alt I AUI0NIA. SPAIN, Aug. fi. 1'hi' flrsl ""reports of the Iosh of the tullaii steamer Slrlo, off Purinigug aland, when lives wcro lout, do ?hired without iiiiallflcatlon that I ho !ii|)lalii of th<> Blrlo had committed lulcldc. Later liiforniallon, however, aliowu that he was on hoard (he BtfXmor when ntiq ?unk. and expressed tho letorinlnalIon to go down with his /ossel. Ho was afterward rescuod In spile of hla refusal to he saved. The Spiinlsh minister or tho Inte? rior has requested (ho ministry off leu lo supply funds to succor the stricken passengers.. Survivors Cared For. The Italian consul and I In- members or (he Italian colony, acting In 31 operation with the local authorities, hlivo "provided for tho Immediate wants of Worship wrecked people. The survivors rd (ho Slrlo nro com? posed of. a? Italians. 41) Spaniards, -.4 Arnim.-Hi ,;Austiliiiiri. (> Orientals. 4 Argentines, I llra/.lllans. U Montetio grans nud II!) persons whoso nation nifty Is not set forth. ? One of tho wptithn survivors nun given birth to a child since being brought nshoro. BodlCB Wash Ashore. Numerous boil lea woe thrown up on the shore during the day. Musi or Ihoui arc of persons of' Ihn bettor [dans. Small flailing smacks have arrived bringing In some times one and some limes several survivors "i tho Slrlo. found floating at sea a long distance from Hie scene of the diu nstori Captain Par ad I Is Oil yearn old and has had 4.'1 years experience In navi? gation . It Is believed thai .some o." the pas? sengers who secured life belts have been picked up ?IIvu by Kreuch, Her? man. Italian nud British nailing ves? sels passing In the vicinity. Warships Look For Castaways. Spanish vvnrshlpti stationed at Car? tagena 'and Allcriiite have bcon ord'-r ed lo search the neighborhood of thy catastrophe for survivors who miiy be still floating on pieces of wreckage or with lire buoys. British warships at Gibraltar nlao have left ut full speed in the direction of Cape Paloa to render nsslniaiico in exploring the surrounding nobs. .Spanish naval authorities have opened an Impilry Into the wreck of the Kalian steamer Slrlo. In Hie meantime the officers will he - de? tained at Curtagcniii to await Hie re? sult. ? lehop Robbed of Life Belt. The drowning of the bishop of San I'aolo, Brazil, is now attributed to (he notion of an Argentine passenger who forcibly look from the bishop a lire belt with which Hie latter had provided himself. Ouo Italian woman kept, her three children on a plank until (hey an were picked up. A bridegroom, who was on his honeymoon, lost ills wife and sister, and one old man who was saved los| three children. Quantities of rood and clothing for the survivors are arriving here from all parts of the country. Public Responds Liberally. A public, subscription started for the relief of tin- destitute passengers has already reached a large sum. The survivors are (juartorqd In tue theatres, hospitals and clubs, the poorer classes of the Inhabitants of Cartagenia rivalling each other In as? sisting the shipwrecked people. Carlos Vcnturlni. a resident of Bar? celona who was a passenger with his family on the Slrlo, succeeded In sav? ing his three sous and nine other pas? sengers. Sonor Venturlnl's daugh? ter, who Is IK years old and an expert swimmer, saved two children. SHIP CONSIDERED 8EAWORTHY. Quilt of Iron and Wood?Ship Offlco Stormed by Relatives. GKNOA,-ITALY, Aug. f..?The loss of tho Italian 'steamer Slrlo cause.* intense excitement among (he rela? tives and friends of the Italian pas? sengers and crew, most of whom lived here or % this vicinity. The offices of the captain of the port and of the Kalian General N?vi , 1906. nation Company, to which tho Btenni or belonged were no besieged toiluy by. agonised throngs seeking Information that the police worn compelled t" establish Imrrlbrn to hohl beck Iho crowd. HOlllO or tho people UBBUUIOd a threatening iiBpucI? declaring ?ml fuels were being withheld. Good Sized Ship. Tho Slrlu had soon twenty-three yours of service, hut Blio was con? sidered lo ho In a sen worthy coiidl tlou. Shu was htilll ' of Iron ami wood, had a single bci'ow, was of i.oon ions gross register, ami had it speed of fifteen knots uu hour. Ilor captain. Uulscppu Piirildl, was a un? live of Oeiiou. The disposition to he mudo of the Impoverished Immigrants who were saved from Iho Slrlo causes special anxiety. The sllualhiu recalls a similar wreck of a (leuueriu ship near the Hock id' (llhraliar, when the sur? vivors were lllilllllo lo proceed (o America or return to Italy and. (hero tore established n fishing colony near Cllirnlttir, where ihcy silll remain, DniDE IN KNEE TflOUSERS. San Francisco Girl In Novel Costume Wedo a Rough Hlder. IrlSNO, NI5V., Attg. ?.?A uensatlou was emised In society circles of Car? son when Mlsa Vermllllon Uewlit, of San Friinulsco, nttlroil In khaki knee IroiiBcra, lutnherlug hools and light overcoat, WHS married lo Harry Warr, chief of the forest Hangers, with headquarter/a til Lake Taboo, by Superior Judgn Murphy. The In hlegrooin was similarly at? tired, and after the eeretnony th" couple went lo a hotel for dinner, hut were Bp ridiculed thai they left the dlnlllg room*. Warr was an Inllinalo friend of Prosldonl HoohuvuII In Ctibn, Imlug n member of the Hough Hlders. 225 MILES fN BALLOON Roy Knabenshue Makes a Remark? able Trip In Airship. SAILS FROM GOTHAM TO PLYMOUTH VcsecI Under Complete Control Dur? ing the Entire Trip Up the Coast lo thn Massachusetts Town?Trip Twelve Hours Long. (My Associated Press.) IJRANT HOCK. MASS.. Aug. ti.? Sailing above Iho clouds anil over 225 miles <>f panoramic laud mi l wa? ter, from New York city and landing today ||t Ihn Utile scuHhorc resort ot Urant Hock, near lite, historic town or Plymouth, Dr. Julian P. Thomm?, of New York city and Hoy Knaben slnyip. a professional aeronaut, mad" nun of the most successful balloon trips yet undertaken In this country, ami learned much, it hi believed, thai win assist in the development ot aerial navigation. Dr. Thomas in an Interview salu that the trip from every point of view was the most successful he tins yet accomplished. The balloon was not damaged, but Aeronaut. Kunbenshuo was cut slight? ly during the final descent at. tills place. Otherwise nothing marred the flight. The voyage was made with one i'top. ami thai a voluntary one, at Nonuk, Conn., early today, where, oy lite aid of a new guido rope, Or. Thomas brought bis balloon to enrl.il to procure breakfaBl and water. The aeronauts landed al Hrant Rock ? t 11:.'Hi this foren?tm. and as thoy leli Now York al midnight last night, they were nearly Iwolve hours on Ihoir trip. The I rip war, mane for the purpose of testing two new appliances, n guide ropo and n water anchor. The former device worked with great sue coss. HEAD HUNTERS ACTIVE. Regular Soldiers Ambushed by tho Philippine Savages. fHy Associated Pnsss.) MANILA. Aug. fi.?Renewed activ? ity is being shown by the Pulajunos, Igorrotes ami In ad hunters in Leyto ami Cnyngiu islands. On ('aya^iii Island .Major Cr?wfor.l, in command of a detachment of United Slat- < troop.'-, was ainbuitli-d by a party of. head hunters ami Igorrolea on I.be Abnlag rlvor. Major <; a.vford. Captain Knnubw ami several ru the soldiers wore wounded by the arrows of the sav? ages. THfit WBATHKR. Tue i d a y afternoon; Wednesday, showers ; light to fresh south, west winds. '" I , .,, _? JK_!?.,. 1" ' . * PRICE TWO CENTS LOOTING OF BANK' CAUSES TWO DEATHS Nearly a Million Dollars Stolen From Chicago Institution by Trusted Officials. DEPOSITOR COMMITS SUICIDE Another Man Drops Dead When He Learned of the Crime?Poor Wont? ing People the Sufferers?Building Stormed by the Victims?PreaHsnt and Cashier Gone. * I I (Mr AmioRlAlcTl Press.) ' CHICAGO, ILLS., Auk. 0.-- With a 'deficit in Its accounts of dos? to u million dollars and tho whcroahouU of liti president and cashier unknown to tho authorities, Mm Milwaukee Avenue Slate bank, one of (ho larger outlying banks In Chicago, was elos-.il today by Stale Hank ICxamluer C. 0. .loupH . Grocer Shoots Himself. In the excitement following the nn nouucoiueul of the failure, ,1, U. Vlsser, nn officer of Iho Hoynl League, with hud on deposit In tho bunk rund? of Hint orgiiiii/.allon. fell dead. Henry Koepeek, u grocer, an hcnrlng thai Iho bank had HllspcudCd payment, nhot blmself. Klelltlou.? notes to the amount of $7110.00(1 are said lo figure in the bunk's troubles. ?4,000,000 In Dbposlte. ' 'Ihn bank hud dCponllij nmouutlug to about $4,000.00(1 "und loans and credits lo about tho sumo sum, I Riot.' us Hcenoii attended the an iioiiikfluent of Iho failure, nud a largo force of piHIcromen slrugglod all day to keep an excited crowd, of depositors, nearly all of whom wore foreigners and many of whom were women, from rushing the doors of (he Institution. Presldont Runs Away. Tim fuel that (ho bank was on the verge of failure wan first revealed by the president of the inst II ut Inn, Paul Stens'.and. In a letter written from 7TT. Paul to his son Theodore, who lu vice president of tho bank. The let? ter was received IiihI Saturday, and it started the investigation which brought about thw suspensions. Cashier Henry W. I luring, disap? peared and a warrant wan Isiiued for li'fl arrest on a charge of embezzle moil I. Working People Robbed. The news spread rapidly through? out, the entire northwest side of the oily, where the bank hud been for years a popular depositary for funds raved by working people. Soon a clamorous crowd gathered before tho doors und demnnded ad? mission. Many burst Into tears when they found thai their savings were endan? gered . No Sign of President. ST. PAUL. MINN., Aug. ?.? In? quiry at all the St. Paul hotels and oilier place? where ho would llkoly bo known fulled today to l^cato Paul Hloiisluml. president of the Milwaukee Avelino bunk, lu Chicago. PASSENGERS TAKEN FROM 8HIP. 0. 8. Puritan Breaks Shaft off New London While Working Through Fog. (Ity Aa*nelntpf| frans.) NHJW LONDON. CONN.. Aug. H.? Tho i learner Puritan, Of the Pall River 'lino, broke a shaft off New London harbor early today. The steuuio" en me to anchor in the leg off Snrab'a ledge. , The SOU passengers bound from Now York to f all Illver were trans? ferred !.? Hie railroad station hero by tugs. A train was made up to carry tho piHSCnga'.i to.:their destination. Tho fog on tho sound was unusual? ly (hick (his morning. The fog began to lift slowly shortly before noon, but the work of tranu fe*y;' He passengers was a slow process. It Is said that the accident to the steamer created ho alarm among tho passengers and that the transfer of them to the tug.} was mudu without can fusion. Brother SHoote Brother. (By Associated t'ress.) 8T. LOUIS. iMO., Aug. 6?Alfred M. Townley, of Versailles, Mo., died today of a bullet wound Inflicted by his brother, Vornon, during a quarrel it Union Station"1 Saturday. night. Vernon Townley said, Alfred made unsavory remark? about a married sister.