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only newspaper published In fB& \ '! Wm jjfiL, Newport Mews that reccivci the ^ffljH i i BB A ^Bf* Hi foil news report of the Assu- \ltSS I I ??? H H I elated Press. JfiLlllB???-?? Hlyf&. H VOL. XII. NO. 202 SKIPPER DEAD AND FOUR SEAMEN FEVER STRICKEN at Old Point With Her Crew In Pitiable Plight. TWO OFFICcfi SIERRI?LY SCAL?EO When Ship Wan About a Day's Sail From Capes, Stcampipc Exploded and the Chief Engineer and His As Elstant Were Dangerously Injured. Vessel Held In Close Quarantine by Dr. Collins. With her captain dead from tover, four seamen 01 I bo crow ill with tho sniuc disease and the chief engineer and one of the assistant ctlgiucora horribly Bcnldcd by steam, the Urll lsb stcamBuTp Matteawuu arrived oil Uld Fohlt Comfort about s o'clock yesterday morning from Dakar; oil the northwestern coast ol Africa, en route for tills porj, to load a cargo of coal for Cuba. As soon as be boarded tho vessel to conduct the usual health Inspec? tion, Dr. Collins, the Federal quar antlnc officer at Old Point, placed the s|paincr and everyone aboard in quar? antine tor an Indefinite period. No one* aboard will be allowed a-bore and only tho quarantine officers will be allowed aboard. Captain Stricken nt Sea. The Mattcawun sailed from Dakar in ballast curb! this month and when she was several days out oil the voy? age. Captain Itciihett was stricken With fever. Later one of the seamen Mil Til knd .soon altorwards three others were stricken. The presence *>f itho \d|seaso caused considerable anxiety among the offlcora and men, but everything possible was clone for the comfort of the suffering captain and seamen. About a week ago Captain OCnnott died and Ilia body was buried at sea. The deariiV* the skipper served to In? crease the fears Of the crew, but the men worked faithfully and the big vessel raced across tho Atlantic as fast as possible to get the suffering seamen Into port where they could receive medical attention. Steam Pipe Bursts. Sunday, when the Mnltcawnn was only a slrfirl distance from the Vir? ginia Capes, a horrible accident oc? curred- One of the steam pipes in the engine room burst and the chief engineer ami one of the assistants were horrible scalded. For a f.-w minutes there was a panic in the engine room, but the cooler beads succeeded In quieting liu> engine room force and the suf? fering engineers were borne to their rooms where thoy were made as com? fortable as possible. The vessel had no surgeon nboArd, however, and the sufferings of the men were horrible. The damage was repaired as soon as possible and the .steamer continued her voyage to the- Capes whOrcf a pilot boarded her and piloted her In Old Point. When the vessel steamed Into the Itoads h.-r flag wa^ flying nt half mast in respect for the dead captain. The disease which killed the skip? per Is supposed to be an acute bil? ious fever contracted on tin- African coast. COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR R. C. SERVICE CADETS Chance For Young Men to Become Officers on Bonrn Revenue Cutters. Examinations for enhance in the United States llovoillle Cutler set vice as cadets will be held on Septem? ber '.Oh hi various cities of the Unit? ed Stall's, among l hem Norfolk. This examination la open to all young men who ni'e cltlsoiis of the United States, unmarried and between the ages of is and 2-1 years. The examination covers such studies as is taken up by the average high school boy, and the candidate most be physi? cal morally and men ally quairru-.l, before receiving an appointment. The examination is strictly compet? itive, and all papers are referred to a hoard of officers at Washington for review. The cadet course covers a period of three years after which the young man receives an appointment ns third lieutenant, which correspond in rank and pay to that of a BOCOIld lieutenant in the army and an ensign In the navy. Applications are made to the Koo TCtary of the Treasury, Washington, for permission to take the examina? tion. Application blanks and other In formai"on as to the examination may 1-,. had from the commanding offi? cer of the cutter AUttquin, Captain .1. M. Moore"; U. S. It. C. S. The Algonquin Is now at the local [ shipyard undergoing general ropalrs .and overhauling. ALL STAR SOUTHERN LEAGUERS ARE COMING of Three Games May Ployed Here During September. Manager Loch is In receipt of a letter from Umpire Harry Mace, of (the South Athletic League, ashing for a scries <>f throe games between an all star team of Ilia; league ami 'the Shipbuilders, in this city oh So|h I tendier 10, 17, ami 18. This team ? will "Come to Virginia on September 15th t<> play, the Virginia Slate League .teams of Norfolk, Portsmouth and I Richmond for the championship of [the South. I Umpire Mace asks for 7.". per cent, of the gate receipts, but Manager Loch has written huh' Stating that he will play the all star team ami split the gale receipts. As ?o visit? ing team has to lay over hero in wait for the (dose of t'.ie Virginia League Reason, the offer probably will be ac? cepted. The letter which Dr. Loch has. was written by Umpire .Mace to Mr. Jack Mngce, a well known ball player here. Mr. Mrigco was mu Interested in tire proposition pnd turned tho communication over to Dr. Locb. SMITH D. FRYE HAS RESIGNED. Former Newspaper Man No Longer i in Customs Service. II was learned yesterday thai Mr. Smith I), five has tendered tho treasury department his resignation ? as inspector of customs in the ens | torn house hare. Mr. Fi ve Is now living in Washington with his bride. Mr. I'rye came hero about a year ago to accept uu Inspectorship lu the custom house, lie retained that po? sition until early In tin- summer when ho was given n leave of absence ami went to Minefield West Vn., where lie became mannging editor of the Bllleflcld Leader. Tho next heard of him was a little over a month ago when he was married in Washing? ton, lie has since- lived in that city. I NORFOLK TO BE SURVEYED, i_^ Hull of Steamer May Have Been Damaged by Grounding. Tito Norfolk lc Weshlugloii Steam? boat Company's passenger steamer I Norfolk, which was aground last week in the I'otomac river, will be hnilleu out in dry dock No. it, at the ship? yard, t_hl.s morning to have her hull BurveySti. The vesta^ tvns on the mud in the Potomac for two days und It Is feared that some of her hull plates may be injured. She will make any neces? sary repairs at the yard. Groom, Age 101, Takes Bride 100. NASHVILLE, TF.N.V, Aug. 2?.?A great crowd assembled in a tent at Tile Springs to witness the marriage of Juhu P. Purden, I it l years old, and Miss Itoso McGuire, a sweetheart of his youth. The happy woman also is well up in years, this being her one hundredth birih:da\y. The tent v.as erected on the spot where H?r? den and Iiis Bwoethear) kepi secret trusts when .lohn Quincy Adams was President. | W. W. Gray Dead at West Point. . WEST POINT, VA.. Aim. 2?.?Mr. W. W. Gray, one of the most promi? nent merchants in town, chairman of the Board of Trade, steward in lie I Methodist cnurch, chancellor com Inlander of Chelsea Lodge No 49, ' Knights of Pythias, a valuable citi? zen and a Christian gentleman, died (this morning at a quarter to 7 o'clock nt his home here. The funeral and business will take place tomorrow at jColOsso Baptist church, in King Wil? liam, at 2 o'clock. I J.ip Village Nearly Wiped Out. (By Associated Press.) I HAKODATE, ISLA el D OF YF/.O. JAPAN, Aug. 2C?Kiro broke out .this morning in the flimsy native structures oi this seaport ami before ii cotlld bO gptldn under control ricnr I) seventy per cent, of the city was I in ashes. ?Villi the exception of the I American, all tho consulates wore I burned. Grcol flislivss prevaile.. I among the people. First Cargo for Egypt. The British steamer Ariadne, Cop .fain Dosser, arrived yesterday from ;.Santos via St.' Lucia to load a cargo 'of a haut 5,000' tons of coal for Alex? andria. Egypt, This will be (he first cargo of coal ever shipped from New? port News to Egypt. Extra Money for Panama Work. - (By Associated Press.) WASHINGTON. 1). C.; Aug. 2l'..? Tile President has approved Col. Qoothal's rcquosi to expend 18,000, 000 in excess of the uro rata monthly allowance for Panama canal work for the present fiscal year on account of "Prcsenl necessities ami of uhforscen developments since those estimates were siihmilted." NEWPORT NE1 BRYAN CHARACTERIZES TAFT A3 A WOBBLER Believes [hat His Own Position Has Been iVSisreppesented by Roweii's Right Hand? HE 03E5 N3T TAKE STRONG STAND Commoner Sayn That the Secretary is Stronger in Stating What He Op? poses Than In What Ha Favors? Scores Taft*a Pcsition cn the Tariff Question?No Reforms. ttty Associated Press.) UN'COHN, N Kit., Aug. 2?.?William J. Urynn'a reply to the spceelt Of See rotary Taft a( Colutuous, Ohio, was given out tonight. Mr. liryan complains that his own position lias boon misrepresented by tbo Soorota.*?. Mr. Hryan .-ays: "fa'ocroltiry Tail's BpC'C'cIl will prove a disappointment to those who ex? pected a clear bugle note in favor of reform. Thcio is not ;t single question on which he takes a strong, advanced position. "On the railroad question he is in favor of preventing wittered stock, opposes tlie consolidation of compet? ing lines and the duplicating of ill rcctoriUos. So far so good; but be docs not advocate the ascertaining of the value of the roads or tho re? duction Of rates. Ho even defends tile President from lh>- charge of fa? voring the reductions made by the States. The railroads may object to his rhetorical UOIIUnclttttoil of abuses, but they will hardly l>e scared by his remedies. "On the trust questions he thun? dered unlawful trusts hut not only docs not recommend new legislation, but takes tho position that a monop? oly may (bo harmful. He seems to] lean toward the Idea that It must be convicted oi some harmful act, and] throws the burden of proof upon the government. He recognizes that re? straint is mor.. difficult when on., cor? poration swallows iyi a lot of other corporations ? that it involves enor? mous labor on the part of the gov? ernment to prosecute such a combi? nation because the proof of the gist1 oi the toffense Ibis underneath nil I almost limitless variety of lrunsac-1 tion-,. and yet he is opposed to the license system which would enable the govcriimoui absolutely to prevent a monopoly. Corporation Above the People. In other words be gives the benefit i of the doubt to the corporation in-j stead el' the people. He thinks thai! putting one or two trust magnates In tin- pcnltcutltiry would haven healthy' effect, but he uses so many qualify? ing words that one is left in doubt] as to what he really favors. "Alter submitting an argument in support of an Inheritance tax and a graduate Income tax, he conclude* by | saying that he is not in favor ofi adopting eitlior of them now. At some future lime he may adopt inem if they ai'e needed. "He comes out strong in favor of government by Injunction but does not take any position on arbitration and electing Senators by the people. Wobbles on Tariff Question. lb- takes a rap at socialism, de? nounces the Initiativ,- ami rcfore dum and presents an argument against government ownership. lie Is stronger in slating what lie ori poses than in what he favor.s ami he has unintentionally of course, mis slates. Mr. Itrynn'a position on sev? eral questions. "He makes out a strong case in favor of tariff rcfornT, but when he got a to the remedy ho goes no fur? ther than the Republican leaders have gone in'former Campaigns. He wants enough tariff to coyer the difference In cost of labor here ami abroad? the excuse given for the present tar;* ?ami bo wants the tariff reformed by its friends. Tariff reforms by the friends of the tariff is a fare,, and ? fraud ami the Secretary runs awuy from tin- conclusions which Would ha lurally hi; drawn from the statistics which be presents, "The conservatives may object to uis 'speech Ik cause it admit.; many Hemociatic Contentions, but no real reformer will find encouragement m it. U is a straddle of tie mos) im i mi issues?n compromise instead ?>f fight for reform." 20,000 WEAVERS MAY STRIKE At Odds-With Manufacturers Over Wat;e Schedules. KAM, RIVKIt, MASS. Aug. 20. Ai tomorrow's conference lutwcen the Cotton Manufacturers' Association and the operatives will be determine ] the question whether L'o.oon employes are to strike, closing 76 mills and making the biggest shut down in the history of the city. The operatives demand a fixed stau dard of length for every piece of goods woven as a basis for wages. After protracted negotiations', the manufac? turers have consented to fix tho stan? dard length for mint cloths nt 17 1-2 yards. Tho hitch comes over I be re WS. VA., I ? liiSDAY, | fu.-al <>r the mill owners lu pay, for weaving roods of odd classifications!, pi ic, s In proportion In tli.it paid for pilot doth of 17 i :' yards length. It was not until nimm ti month ago, when a special meeting of tho woav eis- union was culled in vole on (ho question of a strike, that any really serious attempt Wild' inali' by the mntiufoctitrors lo roach aif* under? standing With the weaver.-, on the dis? puted iptestlou. Since then much progress has been inude, and i( is pre? dicted that nu agreement will ho reached at the conference on Tue:; day. READY TO START TOR POLE Walter Wellmnn Cables That Airship Is Working Well. CHICAGO, Aug. 211.-In a dispatch to (lie Record Herald from Cnnin Wellborn, Spitzbergen, Mr. Walter Wollmnn says: "The airship America is ready lo sail toward Hu- Pole; The motors and machinery have been thoroughly' teste,! and are working perfectly. H Is believed to he the most powerful and enduring airship ever constructed, it holds hydrogen well. "The voyagers. consisting of Messrs. Horsey, Vniihuutt, Holsen I erg and myself, are awaiting a calm tor swinging (he ship In n compass correcting trial over Virgo Ha) and I hen starting north Immediately In case the trial is satisfactory. "We hope to start this week, but if necessary not later than Septem? ber 6." KENTUCKY WIFE KILLS A MAN First Shot At By Landlord While Hurband Was Away. MOUN'T STERLING, KY. Aue 2(1, - In a pistol duel today Mrs. Katie Brummet, wife of O. A. Brummet, a farmer, shot and killed Aigin Thomas, a prominent farmer of Montgomery! countif. Mrs. Brummet Is only 20 years old The Brmumets wciv ten? ants of Thomas, and the men had a disagreement. Today, while Brninnie) was away from home. Thomas shot at Mrs. Brummci three times one bullet graz? ing her head, she ran find secured a revolver and fired at ?ChoinnS five times, one bullet piercing tin? brain ami killing him Instantly. The young woman is al'iut. lo be ; come a mother and ns a result of the I shock Is in a critical condition. She I la a native of Johnson county and Is highly respected. Thomas was 70 years old and leaves a family. Today's Exposition Program. OAKLAHOMA CITY DAY. Convention Meeting Amorlcnn Osteopathie Associa? tion. Special Features of the Day. S to !i a m.?Drill Twelfth U. S. Cavalry. iT a. in. to 12 in.?Concert, Ex l>osition Band, Manufacturers' Building. i i a. in.?Special Piano and Vio? lin Recital. Mr. Shohort and Mr. I'fouls, Convention Hall. I p. m.~-Violin and Piano Recital Mr. Barl .1. I'fouls and Edwin M. Shonort, Auditorium. ". p. in.- Daylight Fireworks. * ?.?:'.'i ii. m. VVIllungtoh Zouaves, War Patlb i p m.?Organ Itccltal. Mr. T. M M?sgr?vo, Auditorium. 5 p. in.?Dress Parade, Twenty third I n fan try. i; p. in.?in ill Haiti ry D, Third Artillery. 'i-.'.'M p. in.?Wltlllngton Zouaves, War Patli Stated Program Every Day. 7:30 n. m.?dates open. 0:30 (o ln:30 a m.?Concert Rximslllon Band, Main Date. : in a. in.- Ami hourly thereafter ! Exhibition of weather bureau, RurlBquhtto recorder; Government Building A. 10:30 to 11:30 a. ni.?Concert, Phlrtuey'a United States Hand, Raleigh Sipiare. II a. in. -Preparation of largo I weatlter map from reports from all sections of (he country, Gov? ernment Building A. 11 a. m. lo I p. in.?Session of Children's School Farm. 11:30 n. in. to 12:30 p. in.?Moxi can National Band Concert, Ra? leigh Court. 12 tn. to 2 p. m.?Session of Mo? del School. 1 p. m.?Biographic and Stere optlcoil lOxhildtlon, Scenes on In? dian Reservation with lecture, In? terior Department, Government Building A. 2 p. in.?Biographic exhibition and lecture, scenes in Yosoirilto Valley. Government Building A. 2 to I p 111. I'hinncy's United States Hand. Auditorium. 2:30 |>. in l ulled Stetes Lifo Saving Service Drill nt. slntlon 2. p. m.?Illustrated lecture "He claiming the Descrf by Mr. C. J. Blrtnchard, l'. s it. s. Interior Department, Government Building A. ?i p. m.?Illustrated lecture "Yoi lowsloiiQ National Park,*' by Mr. B, C. Culver, Interior Department, Government Building A. 5:30 to 0:30 p. m.?Mexican Na llonnl Band Concert, Reviewing Stand. 7 to 0 p. in --Combined Bands. Reviewing stand. /VIJG?ST 27, 1007. NOT PAYING BUSINESS Souihern Railway Comptrollep, J H. Plant, Gives Speclel Waster Figures on Road's Famings. NO MONE! MADE IN NORTH STATE Cl.ilnu. Th.it It Costs More to Pun Inlr.vStatc Business In North Coro? Una Than It Does in Any Other Commonwealth, and QlvCc Figures to Support Statement. VVASIIINO TON'. I). (V. Auk. 20.? The hinting ol UlQ Ninth Carolina railroad tmtio bef. Special Master Walter Montgomery wa.. resinned at the Southern Hallway offices toilay ami Comptroller .1. II. I'laul, of the' Southern Itallway, occupied iho wit net at a ml throughout the day. The testimony dealt mainly with the high er tost <d operation in North Caro? lina than in other slates. Mr. liant slated thai the total cost ot operating inlor.-otnlc pnswmgor traffic for the \eir. ended Juno 110, lO?ti, was S2.IS4I.-1 in ami the total earnings in North Carolina', wer,. $1, ','T 1,038, a net loss of about $450,000. The avorago passenger traffic rovOIIUO per train lllllu, he said, whs Oil cents, whii,. the earnings. Including state and Inlet state and mall and express were $1.31 per inile. "The minimum cost of operation In earning one dollar on the Inter? state traffic," he said, "was .8895. That represent.i the cost of earn im-, cue dollar on lutru-atulo business In Nrtrth Carolina for tiro fiscal year! o" TI/OO exclusive of taxes or bettor*] monie or interest on Investment.'' Mr. Phllll said (bat so far as ho ?had l)\ n aide to. determine by a careful examination the cost of opT-r atloti bad been greater thus far in 1007 ?ban in 1900 In both freight ami pnriRcngur business. "?Mj Investigation," ho said, "dem? onstrates that to earn otic dollar of local revenue in Iho bIUIq of North Carolina is twice ;is expensive im It is to earn a dollar Oil interstate busi? ness. "The figures I use nre of minimum expenses and a very low minimum at that. The average cost of handling a ton tier mile in North Carolina Is net less tIn-it three (hues as great as it Is on lite system gem-rally found." Mr, Plant staled that the tax val? uation of tho Southern Itallway prop ertv in North Carolina for lOOli was $20,1:11,805, "Has there fieoii a recent increase in that tiBsi BsmehtT" "I have been so informed." replied Mr, Plant, "It's now $33,802,208." jT.se witness discussed the propo? sition of tin- net earnings of the road to lb,, nsxosaed valuation Indicating that under the pr?Sciii earnings the 'lax valuation one lit 1101 to exceed $!I,345,98G. He sa?l that tho gross revetiue:; of intra-slate traffic in North Carolina for 1000 wer,. ?.V 324,025. Mr. Plant explained that during the year ended .lane 30, 1000, $804, R50 was charged to capital account In North Carolina for Improvomonts ami equipment while, on the whole system the amount charged to the same ac count was $2,850,100, IK- said that the UXpOIIFC of keeping the property up to modern Bliiudarda in North Carolina till ring the year was $107,045; This amount added to the slate laxes of $200.051 aggregated a total sum not capitalized of $407,500. Ficjurcs Relatives to Net Earnings, The total net earnings in Nortll Carolina for 1900 were :':::' I .?.".<'. Mr. Plant testified that If tho proposed rales were put Into effect i n the hasls of the business of 1000 the total net returns from Ititrh-slatp business in Hint slate would amount to only $2S. n"7 not allowing nnything tor the payment of Interest or dividends. The earnings, he said, would be only r.9 i00 of one per cent, while the earn? ings during Ifiot". i,ii the oil rates amounted to 1 t 2 per cent. During the last nine months, Mr. Plant in? dicated, tho operating expenses of the system bad Increased to such an extent thai tile expense of naming a dollar in North Carolina now was 00-53 cents. 1'iiilcr the old rales he explained the road would have $ 17?1 7th". remaining on Hn Illlrn-Stnto trn! flc Under tile new rates rind con dltons tho minimum reduction of revenue to the road would bo $239, :'.7.~. Without coin lulling any Intorcr-j or dividends or taxes. In response to an Inquiry by Mr. Tbom, Mr. Plant said: "Thee la no method known by which the cost to do Intra-Btato business can be do lormlncii with mathematical accuracy. The local business," be added, "cOSt-t for more than tin- system business." A maximum of traffic Is carried Oil through trains, while on local train.; a minimum of traffic is handled. Mr. Plant explained that there were a great many local lines in North Carolina and that the local traf? fic generally was distributed over local or branch lines. Much of, this I nt If Ic i'tH|tilroH three ami four hand? lings. What witness termed tho bta-| lluu coat of itm truffle was :i.ss ccii'u mi tlu> whole By at em mill Hourly !> cents in North Carolina- -that is. ??aiiy throe HinoB as much In tho state as en the system. DEATH OF M?S. SPIERS. Well Known Lady P.ir.scs Away After Long I Huron. Mrs. I* II. Soleis, aged !tfl years, died at her residence, 308 Thirty socond at root, Sunday afternoon at 61-15 o'clock, after a hum Illness. The funeral ?III tnkc place from the Thirtieth st.t Christian church at I o'clock fills nftornoon. Services will he conducted by Kev. 1). S. Hon? ied, pastor of the TWbhty-fohrttt Street Church of Christ, ami inter men I win in- at Grcciilnwn. Mrs. Spiers Is survived by her hus haml ami five small children. Bhc was a devout im tnher of tho Thlr ii- ih Street church ami was popular ntUOU|; " wide circle of friend* She wa;l a meinher of the local "live of the Ladles of the Maccabees, which will nttend thb services lu a body The pill 1?Mirers win he Mr- W. P, Cooper and Messrs It. L. Davis, .1. M. Marl,ham. W M. Parlor, flcorgo W, Btircher and Thomas W. Drookl DEATH CHEATS CHARITY Wealthy Woman Succumbs To Apo? plexy Before She Maxes Will. liTi'SIHRO. Au?-. 26,?After hnv lug devoted her entire lire to charity and for the betterment of the condi? tions of others. Miss Ka'e McKlllght, one of Ho- most charitable women Pill .Dm-, over produced, died with her proa tost desire unaccomplished. MISS M<-Kill-lit had a private fortune of more than i'tnu.uuo, and It was her chief aim to leave this fortune at her denlh to a number of Institutions hero ' In which she wan interested. j Recently she aitccmncd to a stroke of apoplexy. lOvory effort has been made since then by her relatives to find a will, but thev have finally given Up the sc ,-u. Ii ami reached the con? clusion that death overlook her be? fore she found' lime to draw up such a document. Miss McKtitghl gloried III the title of "old maid." She never had time lo gel married, she said. She founded more charitable Institutions In Pitts burg than any other woman, and de? voted more, of her Minn to charily. Coining from one of the very besl and oldest families here, her greatest so? cial obligations were those that had a charitable end. JAPS BUY 1.000 TORPEDOES They AlnyjBt Corner The Output Ofj The Engllrb Factory. WASIIINGTON, Aug. 20.?Will lo the liiltod States has. been secretly negotiating with the Wliltohotid Tor pedo Company of England for the purchase of ".(I of the newest am! most approved English torpedoes, .la pan has slopped in and bought 1,000 ol I lie weapons, al an expense of $5, (100,000. The torpiden- ; were purchased by the Japanese at $6,000 each Imme? diately after the first negotiations of tin- Pulled Stales government. Tbl Information comes from England and has caused much surprise. It is be I loved the enormous purchase by Hie Japanese practleaily takes the White head torpcdooB from the market for somo time. Ocean Lines Reduce Rates HAMBURG, Aug. 20.?Tho agouti of the Cunnril lim- for Gormnrijl today! formally announced a ^reduction or) 12.50 in Boctind-clnss and stoorago ralis front Hamburg to New York Ma Liverpool ami also thai the Cuiinrd line's botloni price for first ctlbtll was ?02.50. The Cunard lino lias thus gone stop further than the German line: by reducing its second-class nnd| steerage rate, whICh Is regarded as bel?g equivalent to a rate war willij the .Mercantile Marine Company. Ghouls Vis t Grave of Girl BKIt.NARDKYILLE. N. Y., Aug. Discovery bus been made that gliottla vlsllod the grave of Margaret Kuhli-wiml, tin- eight-year old KirL who was killed ten days ago in an nuiomobllo accident, exhumed the body an* rcoiovod therefrom certain | Paris. The ghastly wmk was evident? ly done by hands skilled in surgery. The new. ha., given the residents al hock, ami it is announced thai uo| xpenso will be spared to capture the rlmlnals. ? LcnlFlfttor Shot Melon Tb'.eves. PRINl KSS ANNK C. II.. Aug. 20.? Por somo llino hogfooa haVo been stchiihg wntermolons in this section. Saturday night thoy raided the patch I if Dr. George T. Snctid. it happened that be heard them before Ihey had lime t'? run und as a result he idiot] al tie-in in lite dark, crippling three, one of whom is expected (o die. Dr. Sucdd Is one of Ih,- hi s'-known men I in this section, having represented this county in tin- legislature for' many years, and was recently ron?nil n a ted. Servants' F.gbt Causes Fire. PATTERSON. VA., Aug. 26.?The homo of Dr. A. C. Slovens, a promi? nent physician of this place, Burgeon I lo the Virginia Iron. Coal and Cok" Company, was bunted Saturday night! ai 9:30 o'clock. Servants fighting in the kitchen overturned a large lamp, the names from which spread so rap? idly that file building could not be saved. THE WEATHER, loci casino, cloudiness Tues? day, possibly showers hi moun? tain districts; Wednesday, show, era liflht variable winds. PRICE TWO CENTS IWENTY ONE INJURED IN SOUTHERN WRECK Mm Hal! Near Cfiarlollesville Throws New York & Augusta Fxprcss Off the Track. COACHES AGAINST EMBANKMENT Fortunately the Train Was Runniny at Moderate Speed or There Would Have Been 11 Heavy Loos of Life? Private Car of Railroad In Accident But Occupants Escaped Injury. (Hy Associated Press.) OHAHHOTTiaSVlU^B, VA., Aug. 20 Twenty um? pontons were Injured, only ouo ot them seriously, by the tlerallmont of a Northbound train on the Southern Hallway at. Red Hill. Iliuu miles south Of here today. Tho accident was caused by a broken rail. Tin- I rain fortunately was run? ning at moderate speed. A special train, which was Immediately made up here, carried all the Injured to Washington. The train wrecked was the Now York & Augusta Kxproas. against an embankment. Tho worst Injured are: Cltlvln Cowali, negro Salisbury, N. C, badl) citt about I lie face. V. W. Duvall, llyattsvjllo, Md., chief clerk In mail car; cut on breast and arm. Harry Qoothntlll, mall clerk, Wash? ington, hurt Internally. II. C. Collor, 22 West Olio Hundred und Twenty-fourth street. New York, body burland and arm hurt. D. S. Rothbrbck, Wlnst?n-Salom, N. C, arm contused and body brulsod. Kilon II. Cotton, 10 Hitrlelgh slrcel, Catnl'iblge, Muss. Unknown negro, arme and body contused. It. N. Bltirgls. Rook HUI,'S. C, body bruised and arms hurt. C. C. nichnrds, express mah," Oreensboro, N. C, head nnd amis hurt. lt. I,. Holland, Washington I). C. negro, amis ami body bruised. It. (i. HpflOll, Whitney, N. C, arms and body bruised. Daniel Korr, Nashville, Tonn., arms and body bruised. II. Morton, 100 Ashford street, tlrooklyil, N. Y.. band burl. Ada Mnllocl:, (ireeuwood. Va., nrms tool body brulsod tool contused. Richard Sweeney, Jersey City, por ter. chest injured. All or these except Dtivall, accord? ing to the railway officials, Wcro able to proceed without assistance. Tin- private car of bird Robinson, president of the Mobile, Jackson & Kansas City Railroad, yvas wrecked I'll the party nbonrd tho car escaped uninjured. FEDERAL JUDGE THREATENS Promises Railroad Men To Punish State Officers Who Arrest Them. MONTGOMERY, AHA.. Auk. 26.? A delegation of ir, railroad men. mainly employes of iho Louisville nnd Nashville railroad, visited Judge .(ones, of the Hulled Slates Court, atel asl;e,| his advice ns to threats made In- tie- Slate to arrest them If they violated Hie reduced freight and passenger tariffs which has been uns lionded by Injunction of the Federal court. Judge Jones assured tho men that thoy would be protected by the Fed? eral courts. He said thoy would be released on writs of habeas corpus and that the State's officers arrest? ing them would lie punished. Battleships Sail South. dtv Associated Proas'.) NORFOLK, VA.. Aug. 26.?Rear .Admiral Kvans" fleet of HJ warships which assembled in Hampton Ron s. railed today for the southern drill grounds where they will spend a week. Not J. Arthur Kept. (Hy Associated Press.) WASHINGTON. I>. C, Aug. 20.? The man arrested In Logan, W. Va., yesterday answering the description of J, Arthur Kemp, tho absconding chief clerk of the Metropolitan Police Department j?f this city, proved not to bo the fugltlvol Exoloslon Killo Three. HAGARSTOWN. MD., Aug. 26.? Three men are dead and a fourth Is dying ns the result of a small boiler explosion today at a lumber camp in a tract of timber on the Hnyctt farm a.bont eight miles north of H?gers town. , Tho body of Ihn foreman of the sawmill wfis blown 100 feet. Schooner Jane Palmer Burned (Hy Associated Press.) BOSTON, MASS.. Aug. 20.?Tho rive-masted Bchooner .lane Palmer, of Boston, caught fire tonight from a I blaze, which started on tho dock of tho Massachusetts Coal Company. Last Boston, alongside of which nhe Was Ho?*. The loss is estimated at ,1200,000.