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only newspaper publishei Newport Ntwa that root the full news service of Associated Press. VOL. XIV. NO. a. SENATE CONSIDERS POSTAL SAVINGS BILL Also Receives Presidential Message Concerning Absorptive let of Steel Corporation, i HOUSE DIVERTS ITSELF IN DEBATE Lower Branch of Congresa Pays At? tention to President's Forthcoming Hunting Trip and Promotion of An Army Officer?Also Considers Un? important Miscellaneous Bills. (Uy Associated Press.) WASHINGTON. D. C. Jan. C ? Senate?The postal savings bank bill ?was before the Senate today and many amendments were proposed to It. some of them requrr.ng the de? posit of postal savings funds tn state a- wt 11 as national banks. It is expected that vo'ing on amend, nients and a further discussion of the measure will b*i resumed tomorrow. The Senate alsc received two mes? sages from the President, one recom? mending additional 'interstate com? merce lecislatlcn and the ether re? lating to the absorption by the Unit? ed States Steel Corporation of the Tennesate Coal & Iron Company, and passed several bills on the calendar. Ar 4:11 p. m. the Senate ad? journed, j House Accomplishes Little. WASHINGTON. D. C. Jan. 6.?The only Incident worthy cf not- in the < proceedings of the 'House of Repre-: s-.entat.ve-s today, and whicn caused a good deal of amusement was a brief discussion of tbe forthcoming African ; hunting trip of President Roosevelt, j incidentally th-re was a reference to the famous so-called Ananias Club. The whole debate hinged on the newspaper story stating that Major Edgar 6. Mearna, of the army, was to accompany the President, and that In order to do so he had been put on the retired list with increased rank. The matter wa3 brought up by Mr. Mann, in connection with the consid? eration of a bill authorizing the is? suance of commissions to officers who retire with increased rank. The remainder of the day was de? voted to tbe consideration of a num? ber cf miscellaneous bills and reso? lution? At 5:18 p. m. the House adjourned. Case of Maj. Mearns. The newspaper announcement " that Ma tor Mearns of the* army, who has been retired on account of disability is to accompany President Rcosevelt on his African hunting trip, was the basis of an interesting though briet colloquay. | The question came up In connec? tion, with a bill pending for toe issuing of commissions with increas? ed rank to retired officers of the] army, navy and marine corp which was call? d up by Mr. Hull, chairman of tbe committee on m.litary affairs, from which it bad been ?reported. Mr. Mann (Illinois? called attention to a newspaper item saying that Major Mearns had been ''designated by a P-esidenr in office to accompany an ex-President to Africa." Mr. Hull protested that he did r.ot know whether the story was true or not. i Exchange of Pleasantries. ?tMay be" lnt? rjected Mr Clark (Missouri) amid laughter "this officer experienced a snduen snd miraculous! scare a/tor he trot his." ? Tb?-a." said Mr Msnn. sarcasti? cally, "It's a libel on tne President.; 1 have' not hesrd anvbody put In the Ananias Club on account of it." J While the members crowded all about him. Mr. Hull declared that If the membership in the Ananin* Club is !o he increased by every report in the newspapers that is not true. It will grow to such proportion* that it will constitute a majority of the people snd the rest of us wonld be la h-d fix " After the bill had Ire-en more sert odsly discussed it was paired. Amendments to Postal ?ill. The hill to establish :>o?tal savinas banks ?a* taken up bv tbe Senat-* and read for amendment.. Senator Carter, in .-harar of tbe measure, an aenncing that he would no', attempt to get a vote on the bill until next week. That Stufe bank* ?hould be used a* government dcnoeltories for postal funds was proposed In an amendmeftf of (be hfll by Senators Smith, of Michigan.. Cnmm'na. of Iowa and C-ore of Oklahoma Senators McC?hs r. Fulton and others approved sock nee of State heajfca. and dscsnrrd la /aver of plac? ing seek banks aa aa exact eeuairty with national banks as government depositories. Mr. Smith's amendment proposed the acceptance by the postmaster general of State, county, municipal or United States bonds as security. The bill was laid aside without final action being tsken on the pro? posed amendments, all of which will be voted on at. a future day. HELD FOR PEONAGE. Wel|-to-Do Farmer Sent On to Fed? eral Court. fBy Associated Press.) VALD08TA, OA.. Jan. 6.?United States Commiaaioner Powell h? re to? day helj L, F. Ramsey, a well-to-do Pro:kg county farmer Jor ir.Jl before Judge Emery Speer on the charge ol peonage. The all' Red neon, George Scott, a negro and halfwitted, testified tint one cf Ramsey's neighbors who was at outs with Ramsey had indued him t) swear cut the warrant. Tne negro had sworn that he ha I been held in a stat> of peonage for six years and had received but $? for his services in all that time. Ramsey introduced witnesses to show he had frequently i>;iid the n> gro more than that. He was held in a S?Ot? bond to the Federal er.urt. Bill for Postoffices. <Bv Associated Press?. M ASHINGTON. D. C, Jan. 6.?A bill which provides for the purchase cf sites am. erection of postofflces in all towns of from 1.000 to 5,000 in habitants was introduced In 'he Hture loday by R' presentUive ! Clark Democrat of Florida. REBUKE ttUL BE SEVERE - j House Committee lay Recommend Return of President's Criticisms. REPORT WILL BE MADE 01 FRIDAY i Stated That House of Representatives Sure to Take Decisive Action In Resentment of Presidential Stric? tures?Form Not Agreed Upon. (By Associated Press.) WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. C?The special committee considering the reference to Congress and the secret1 service in the Presidnfs annual mes-1 sage, is to report to the House on Friday. It is expected that there will be considerable debate on the report of the committee, which will be presented to the House by Kepre sentative Perkins of New York, the chairman. Representatives Tawney. of Minne? sota; Smith, of Iowa; Fitzgerald, of New York and Slurley, cf Kentucky, who were referred to by the Presi? dent in his special messa'ge following the action of the House in re*?nting the objectionable portion of the President's nur jage, will take the op. portunity to reply to the President. Report to Cany Rebuke. Representative Gricgs. or Georgia, on Monday moved that the special message of the President be returned to the chief executive, but wi'hdrew his motion on the advice cf some cf his Democratic colleagues. It Is un? derstood that th< report cf the ape- j clal committee, however win be a rehuke nearly a.-s severe as would have been the action prop< m d by Mr. Griaes. if it i? not more ?o. If is said that -he report of the caaaaiittee will recommer.1 . ith"r the refusal \y the House to receive that portion of the President's annusl message which i' is claimed r-"fleeted lipo-' the Houst* or will severely rebuke the President in some other manner. BATTLESHIP GEORGIA GROUNDED IN CANAL Was Later Refloated and Doesn't Ap? pear to Have Been Damaged. fBy Associated Pre**.! PORT SAID. Jan 6. -The bat'I* ship G'or^ria went ashore on her way tbronsh the canal. She^was refloated ani does not appear to have been damaged She ia ? x...-.-?e.j here at midnight with the Nebraska and V w jersey The bettleshipj Rhode Island. Wis rontdr. ii :i ?. and Rearsaree arriv? ed at the Bl'ter I,rkes this eventne. Th?y will srx-nd 'be night 'h?re ant eon'inn" their peerage throuath the canal early tomorrow morning. THIRTY-FOUR DROWNED. Only Four from Sinking Steamer E? cape In Co'liste*. ODESSA. Jan ? ? The RiKBisn Steamer Svlatoslsw with a ere w of .1*. came (n?o eolllsion near N'mo'n? Sick with 'h< Greek Heemer Hoaei don tndsy The Rvia'o?..w sank wiihin three n nri? Four of her crew managed ir ?he mouien- of th* clllalon to e?? Mcard the fToreidoa and were saved. Thirty-four other members of th" NEW PORT NEWS GAVE HIS APPROVAL TO STEEL ABSORPTION Roosevelt in Message to Senate Assumes Responsibility for Steel Trust Acquisition. SATS SENATE IS TOO INQUISITIVE Admts He Approved Steel Merger to Save Business Firm in New York ?Name not Given?Hurls Defiance at Senate?lustructs Bonaparte Not to Respond. (By Ash eiati d Press). WASHINGTON. 'Jan. f. President Hoosevelt today informed the Senate in no uncertain terms that he had given his a. ;,ro\nl to the absorption of the Tennessee Coa! & Iron Com? pany bv the Fulled States st? t'. Cor? poration, mid that he had InrtructeJ j Ar mey General llonapart.t to respond <> t!te Senate Inquiry as to I the reason for his failure to prose? cute the. Btee! company. The President concludes h'-i mes? sage with the st'">'ii!ei;t that h?> does not. conceive it "to lie within the au? thority of the Senate to give direc? tions of ibis kind to the head <>f a de? partment." The message to the Senate is in re spo.fe tc> a resolution introduced by Ser.at.icr Culberson calling on the At? torney Cer.eral to state' whether he had brought an action against the steel company, because of its acqul sitioti of the Tcnnrsee concern, and If not, the reason for non-action. Attorney General Consutta Chief While the resolution was not di? rected to the President 'his atention j wag called to it by Attorney General j Honaparte. The President says: "As to the .?ransaction in question, I was person? ally cognizant of, and res|>oiisible for its every detail. For the informat on of the Senate, I transmit ?. copy of a letter sen: by me to the Attorney I General on November 4. 1907. R3 fol? lows: "The White House, Washin ton, 1). C . Nov. 4. 19<?7. "My dead Attorney General: "Judge E. H. Gary and Mr. 11. C. Frick. on behalf of the steel corpora? tion., have just called uroti me. They state that there is a certain business Arm (the name of which I hare not been told, but which is of real im? portance In New York business cir? cles) which will undoubtedly fail j thi? week if help is not given Among; its assets are a majority of the se-j ctrities of the Tennessee Coal Com-, pany. Applied ion bis been urgently made to the s-*eel corporation to pur? chase this stock as the only means of avoiding a failure. Motives Unselfish. Judge Gary and Mr. Frick inform? d me 33 a business trincctiort ?he.- do not c-.tre to iitirchase the atceh; that under ordinary circumstances, they would not consider purchasing the s'ork. beeau.se bet little bench' will j come to the ft eel r??ro;.n,tion from he purc'-ase; that thev are aware t'.tat the mirchaee will be n?<*<i as a handle for attack cron them, en tIi< ground that they are s:riv'.na t., se? cure- a monopoly of the I uslnes.'*; and1 [.revert rflnp"!itjon. not that this would represent what could honestly re-- kald. bit wha' misht reck'.:-sMy and untruthfully Ik- said. Company's Policy Moderate. " 'They inform m?- th-.f rs - matter of fact, the r? licr of the rom;yiny ha* been tr> dec;lne to scquire more than fixty p?-r een- of the stee' pmp Cfty. and that this pnr-^e hx ; been pr~?cr\?-d In for several yea-* past, wirji the objeet of preventing thes. aeensatlon?. and ** - BWTtee r.r fs< i a trop-nion of sf-H ->r<?n?rt?eR ha sl'ahtly decreased SO thai it is be low j-'rtv i>er cent, ar.d the icT,::i?i ti'-n of -he i>rn|k-ny in qtust.on sill net* rai~c It above six'y per c.-nt "-R*-! Ihev fee| tha' It Is Immen? |y to their interest, as to the interesi of every reasonable buiine^s man ?o try tr> -irever.- s panic *nd gertert' ir dust rial rma?hti-. v this tim.\ a"-. ? tha* -hey are willti % to ao In: . thlr ?ran?c?rtinri. which they would no* o? ryrwis? go Into b?-*itw It iw?eni* the opinion of -M^se be*t fitted to cx pre** judgment in New Yo-y thst It will be an Important fart or in p'e ren'ing a br?-sk that michf be ru-n ons. and tha* his be?n orv?rl nr-^n ' hem bv f Ve commit lor of the tnorv' recpon?ible bankers in New York. ?bo are thus engaged in ? n-b-v < to (Coattaned on Eighth Page). >, VA., THURSDAY, J NO SP LCI HL EPISCOPAL COUNCIL JO BE CALLLD ?iehcp Coadjutor's Election VVi:; be Ctlayed Until Regular Meet? ing In May. j (Spec's) to tin- Ua'.'.y Press?. RICH MONI). VA.. Jan. 8.?Rifht Rev. R A. Gibson, bishop or the IK rl hem .lloetse of VlrginLi. ctated ih:. afternoon In i uard to the elec? tion of a bl*'b< p eoadj'Jtator for the diocese, in lb* place <if nr. Herryman Green, who declined the election, thai in vb w of the present situation a special meeting of the Episcopal council will not be called for 'he election. 1'nlens some nnforseen exigency arist the election will be left open until the regular meeting of the cctincil in 1.? cshnrg In May. Bishop Gibson s ated th.it the postponement was made In consideration of the ex? pense of a second meeting of the council. To call a meeting of the council at this time would menn a great deal of expense, which can be avoided by p Rtponlng 'he meeting lint!) the regular time for meeting .n May i BUCHANAN REPORTS DAILY ' TO STATE DEPARTMENT Despatches from Commissioner to Venezuela Hopeful In Tone, But Report Nc Results. (Ry Associate.! Tress.1 WASHINGTON, l> C, Jan. II Drily advices are being received at the state department from Wlllicm 1. Iliichat.nii, the American special cent mlssioni r who is now in Carrcas, conducting negotlaticns with the Go? mez government, having In view the tea-.-hina of au und' ', tanding retard? ing 3 basis of settlement of the in ternational ouottlcns pending b< tw<en the t'nited States and Vene? zuela, ns n prerequisite for the re siimpt! n of diplomatic relations. .Mr Buchanan's dispitchis are hopeful in tenor, but show that no definite conclusions h^ve tven yet reached. liij instruction- are verv broad and form the basis on which his nepotla tlon? with the Venezuelan govern? ment are conducted. ANOTHER STEEL MAGNATE JOINS IN WITH CARNEGIE John W. Gates Sugrests a Fifty Per Cent. Cut in Tariff Schedule On Steel. fTtv Associated Press.) WASHINGTON. D. C. Jan. 6 ? John W. flutes has joln?d the nnki of those urh are a-.kine for free trade in Iron, coal and lumber. A letter to Speak' r Cannon, dated at Pen Ar hur. Texas, reaJs a* fol? lows : "I notice a preat deal of evidence is belii(r tak'-n on the following mat? ter? in Washington. If sperns to m there ar? thee* article ? that oitKbt W be put on the free list-iron ore coal and lumber. I have a large portion of my fortune in the steel business. : but I sav 'his to vou convclen'iotsly snd candidlv. a cat of M t>er cent, in the schedule would not hurt the mSBffacturers of irn arid steel a par? ticle." j PROBABLY WAS LYNCHED. Negro Assailant of White Woman PursueC: Fate Uncertain. (Hv -\ssoetated presai. LEXINGTON. S. C. Jan. \n in. |-nnwn necro toriKhf atfempted fo, cttmina'ly as-au't Mrs. Thomas Win card wife cf -a farm- r. about four miles nor h <-f here. It is r< r> rtej here that the necro has bfn ea;.lured and that Sheriff If H. Cnrley has reet Ived a bu'le: wound" in th.- leg from the necro'?; werpon. I ttinji re'Urning from the scene. ref-i-ie jo invthinc et-ont the can 'iir'. but it believed the negro has Iveen lyncbed Mrs Wirrird. whr> ;r S3 years old. j was in hi r back yard when the n"gro ?elzod her. ! She acresme,-) nnd the negro ran off. her husband heirs In a nearby lot ?t t*-- Mr Sheriff r r'cv was njntlftad and left iMBHdH'e y with b'ood hn-tnds to captiTre th?. nejro. Mr* \t*itiirard Is s'-id to i*? in a Mghlj nervon? condition ant is under * phyncir^'- rir?. tonirh' MILITARY INSTRUCTION. Will Ask LaaaJtaSsw* for An Appro prir i-n far Technical ScHoel. (Soer:. ' ' the Ds?v Pr ?s> RICHMOND FA . Jan ?--Th- a" -n-ieeene-::f V. ? S m*de today tli't the 'eHflaf-e a' M? ae?' se akrn will eer tain a V r ? .-d ur*~n to consider s h II carr\ nc hu apprortr'tjtinn for t h" ~r*abli*brr! t>? ef % ?"heo! of ?eehrol ogv for mili' rv 'fSnrs of the state ' officer* o' th- stats mill ?tt evtab 'Irhmer" at prearut are w?thout an* Inatrnr ion whatever exrvp: wh-f ran 1-e tr'err.ed from t??t tv-ok* I,; their omn <vrtk?a TV tora :o? of :he "boH win in all aeatahRrtf this city ?Irre newlr eleeted rfft errs snd -fficera who h-?vn be. n pro ?not?d ?''! ernrhed for 'h'lr T yrrin?'. r* :i'd the privilege of In ?*n?rt;nn s ? aled times es?rn*Vd al' officers I ANUARY 7, 1*K)!>. THORNTON HAINS ON GRILL FOR SIX HOURS Memory Proves Faulty at Times, But Main Essentials of Testi? mony are Unshaken. APPEALS FOR COURT'S PROTECTION Accueed Displays Indignation at Sug? gestion That He Made Improper Advances to Brother's Wife?De? nies That He Held Any Personal Animus Toward Slain Man. (By Associated Press.) FLl'SHINU. X. V.. Jan. 6.?Por ?I* hours today District Attorney Imrrln Kepi Thornton J. i I -<n - under a ceaseless Ore of searching cross-exam, instlcn, and while the d r- ndunt fre? quently admitted that h. could net rcmem,ber some of the minor details, the m-aiu essentials of his testimony remained unshaken. Hains is on trial for the killing Of WiDlsm K. Annis and told the court that he had In- u nl recently, which he declared rntucd him to lit forget? ful. * Hains was still under the prosecu tor'j Are when adjournment came. Therm, ? Hains testified that be can-e of th admonitions of his par? ents he kept his brother under con? stant surveillance fearing he might do some insane thing. Left Brother When Annla Came. District Attorney Darrin by Ingen? ious interrogations l.d and drove by turns the defendant to admit that when Annis' bom was 'netiring thu fi at he told jCaptaln Hains that he was going home and left the army officer standing on the dock show.ng every t vtdence irf nwit&l disturbance. Mains atid he had wa ked about thirty -jr forty feet toward the club house, and when he turned around, Captain Hains had disappeared. The shooting followed within a few R*::nd<5 on the float below the dock. District Attorney Iiaxrln asked Hains if he knew the revolver wvth which Annis was killed had been pur? chased on Augurt IS, the day of the shooting, at a Broadway store. Hains >^aid that he did not. Justice Crane informed counsel for both s:d?s that they must have their evidence In by next Saturday night. Deniea Literary Animus. Thornton Hains denied that at a dinner with Captain Hains and his wife over a year ago. he had noan plalnrd bitterly of Annis because his manuscripts had l^n refused. "Did you tell Mrs. llalns at that time that von wouid gei even w.th Annis-yet?" .j ?| "No. I did not." "Do you remember sayin; to Mrs Haina about Annis. T non't want to meet that man. I will have to shoot him if I meet him. frr you know I have, threatened to shoot him on sieht r " "No. I ,!ld not." "Is it a far. that wh n the captain was In the Phil.npinrs you called on Mrj. Hains and raid to her: "My fiod. you look swee?, and grabbed h r by ?h" arm?" Prisoner Appeals to Court. "Tour brnor. said tue defendant. "I'm 3 prisoner here. Mr. Meint y re Interrupt-d ?nd said If the district attorney nould agree to ca'l Mrs Claudia Hains, he would have no objection to the line of testi men Ha.r< however declared that it was rot fo. The district attorney 2sked the witres? if be had not ..aid t: Mrs Hains that he would like to kiss her if fhe was not his brother's wife. The defendant's face became tV-r> n-d and I> bit bis lfj<s and turning to the court msde a prot?? in low tones j?eainst the qtiejt.on Mr Vrlni . re directed his clii-nt to enswer enl the witness said: "No." Flirther Questions Overruled. Further aar'atioas as to ?he:h"r the witness bad sonaht C se rela? tion ? with Mr?. Hairs w? re overruled. Thornton Hains was asked If h? had no lobi Mr Ubhy ftth-r of Mrs t'landia Hain*, at Fort l!.'tiidt"H. that Ann'? had l?-en Instrumental it: .urn Ire dosn bis s:on?s, snd thr.t some !ir h" would kill h;in "It's absurd If I k'IIed ?verrotte ?ho tumid do* n m? st rtes I ton'a have to hs?e a private a;.nveysrd.' rcsnfied the wi n< **. Hains ?sld i?at a'ter the shootint and -hen Roher.? had picked up the revnfr - be s'ill thoucht th* re were andi?rl -f-d shots in the weapon and dre? Ms r - - '? T Th- ? ?ho hid prevlonsly test Hied bat be had never seen fhe revolver In his broth'r'? porse??ion until after the .-rectlrg. ?ndbnH added ha' Major Hrin? fad a sim! lar revolver and It contained rev? a she's. The cVfendoit said that shen h? rrrw his pistol and celled for sn oM ?er. everv one but sjs bm'hcr and himself had left fhe doch. Court adjownxd nntij tomorrow. im JUDGES SIPESHP STANDARD OIL RETRIAL Landia Haa Had Enough ?Betnea Gives Excuse?Third Jurist Will bs Solicited. (By the Associated Press.l CHICAGO, ILU, Jan. 6?The dis tlDOtloo of hearing the retrial of the Standard Oil case In which Judge Lan. dls' One of $:,i?.24O."0O went to pieces in the United States Appellate and Supreme Courts went begging toJa>'. : United States District Attorney | Sims went before Judge l.nndls and announced that he would like to be? gin a new hearing of the case on Monday. Judge I.nndis answered that In | view of his convictions In the case (fundamentally thai each car load constituted a separata offense) he did not cure to sit again In the case. | "But/* continued the court." I'll! ask Judge Bethen ab;ut it; may be, he will take n." But Judge Sol H. Hethca. of the District Court pleaded some slight j connection with the mailer even before; It reached Judge Uvndis. and askea to be excused "Well." c ontlnue I Judge LanJIfl, after his telephone conversation with Judge Bethen, "Judge Anderson Is coining here 1o try a case for me each; wait till he arrives, ami we'll see what em be done." i And (here the subject was allowed to rest for the presett. TAFT SnOTPORT _ i Cfiitd Labor Law Commirtee secre? tary Tells of Condition. CONFERS WITH MANY POLITICIANS Anderson, of Richmond, Among Those Who Advise With President- ' elect?Latter Will Addreaa Augusta ? Bar Association on January 11. j I fBr Associated Press). j ?AUGUSTA. OA.. Jan. 6.?The Prea Ident-elect Is a member of the Na . lonal Child Labor Law Committee and today he listened to a report on general c editions of child labor In th< South from A. J. McKelway, sec? retary for the Southern States. Mr. McKelway has heatrcjuartera at Atlanta. It was his conclusion 'hat the child labor laws of Southern States are pretty well adapted to conditions, but that there la laxness in their enforo?meni. No action on the subject Is underctxed to be con-1 tempiatod at this time. National Cha.rraan Prank If Hitch- j cock returned from his trip to Blr- I mingham and Atlanta this morning j and this afternoon bed an extended interview with Mr. Taft. Jchn Hayes Hammond, who visited Atlanta, can,, back with Mr. Hitch? cock. Chstjncey D^wey. of Chicago, rr cen'ly appointed Inapector general of the illim Is state milltii. la here to fee Mr. Taf' and Mr. Hitchcock. Haa Mission to Perform. Mr. Dev.ey wa-> one of th; two Taft d? legates from that state in the con veniUn snd i' is understood he has sc.aie tr.ends be wishes to intercede for A rrll wa.; made or Mr. Tz ft by Jrd* William If. Jarksrn. of New York and his brother. Henry Jack on, of A'lanta. The latter I* a Georgia Reptblrican of promln nee. They eame with Mr. Hitchcock Mr Taft wil! leave At.anta after his fcrthcoriir.c vl-lt at one o'clock Saturday, January 16. that he mav vls.t the'Georgia Stat- University at Athens < n Ms return This decision wa? practically reached today as a result of p '-all from Jndge Hamilton McWh rt< r. of A b'm y<- Taf's n-xt rpeaking <-nws? meet *s a? the dinner of the Bar A? -ccii'iion of Ageusia,-a: th li?>n Air Hotel. January II Richmond Man Talks PoMx*. Henry Anderson, of Rirhns'nd. taik e; Southern politics with Mr jjwt: St rt me cuztn 'odsv. b'it nothing tanr' jble * r publication result'd. Colonel Ro!m r V Thompson, of New York, will pla- ' If a Hot Springs. Va.. tie came of Bjsef with Mr. Taft torr.or row. ("oonel Tcompson is on h.* war to Florida Mr Rockefeller is ? xper-ed here thaa week The Presld' nt ^ eet smiftnsly <-ub m.ite.-j bircji'lf for "exposure" to prsc Mcallv si] rhe ph-- tisj,ra?h? ra in Ai g:ista 'nday. Joke is Concealed. Tb- y railed si his oottrar. they said, tn keep, sn engagem- nt me > by Mr. Taf' s "Japanese eeerrtarv." This meant Monico I orwt h s FVI rdno ? sbt and Mr? Taft enjoyed the joke hrgely Sen-tor Knox notlfPd Mr. Taft to? day -hat he will be here luastirow. WRATH IK. Pair, with ? eold wuvs Thum, lay anal Friday. PRICE TWO CEJ NIGHT RIDERS' GOUI DENOUNCES 60VER1 Fennesee Executive Charged by torney in Coort With alter? nation of Peri?? y. HE IS REPROVED BT THE Defendant*' Lawyer Draws COS s:n Between Alleged rHrseeutW*^ of Reelfoot Lake Citizen* and Cca>^ * I de rat Ion Shown Slayers Of Cati'J mack In Tennessee's Capitol (By Associated Press]. UNION CITY, TBNN., Jan. IV ter a Ktter attftck on the gover of the state and an attempt to tne killing of former United Senator Carmack into the esse, Pierce, senior counsel for the rlleped night riders on trial for murder of Captain Quentln Ranking today was reprimanded by Judge -J Jones. Mr. Pierc was preparing to natiij?| his argument for the defense nnd dlrc-ssing the testlmcny of FelirtiMjgB er. Hogg end Morris, night riders turned state's evidence. He launched into a violet d<nunclation of Gorer- ? nor Patterson. Arraigns ths Executive. "The governor of the slate," ha faid, "after sending an army into' Obkn county to trample on the rights * of the people to snatch honest from th?lr homes and bally them abnse them* then offered a reward 1 110,000 for the arrest of murderers," said Pierce. "I do spprovo of crime. I denounce der wheiher It is a cowardly sinatkm on th< streets of our or any equally cowardly murder the banks of Reaifoot Lake, submit that nil men are equal the law. and the man cr men aasasslnated Carmack are entitled no betur treatment than those killed Rankln. Alleges Bribery by Governor. I "After Alling OMon county with " srmy and abusing citizens what d Patierscn do, this governor of the state? He sends for Frank F*hr er and H?rschel Hogg and Morris, and he bribes them to themselves to send honest men to the gallows." S veral times the attorney repeated] r thU charge and then Judge said: "The court doe* not that the Judiciary should permit pass unnoticed thia assault on chief executive of the state, la nothing in the testimony to sa counsel's charges. The wits .^wore repeatedly that whit Governs* <j Patterson told them waa that if tat#v would tell the truth, ho would aifl%f >uem ?n unconditional pardon see that '.bey got out of the In no way is ft in evidence that offered th?m pardon tc involve one in the murder." Cites witnescee' Testimony. "But." re;orted Pierce, "thee* aessej. or one of them a*, that if Patterson bad not offered the par.'on he would net have the confession. Just what else offered them I do not know, believe I have a right to aay he ed the wr nesses to perjure selves." "Mr. Pierc*." again said the i ' these remarks are uighly and the court will not pern make them. Gentlemen of the there is nothing is evidence which the charge sga^Mt the nor can be based." Court adjourned a few er un'il tomorrow, with two Um" still to the defeanra The case should go to thar JJBa^Q Thursday. Jnrcr Rissen who is SI is kept In the court house. A has been fitted up for him sad carried rroru it o his chatr each court open:. He has a high fever, art h?^ mined to remain on the Jury until1 trial end*. SPECTATOR ARRESTED. Grard Jury Returns Against Onlooker in Coast (By Associated Pre?,) RALEIGH. N. c Jaa. ?. Reuben rtsrhee. a citizen of 0 unty. atocd as sn fdte . the 8i.pe.-krr Conn of that day. a res act ion was created grand ynrv Hing in and 1 rue bill sgaiatt blm. charging; with the murder of J. A. Holt, who waa oa his cat- oa the Southern */ Durham early la I *?? ember man standtag wader the coal #| h shot gnu In hand. The r her Iff wss erJered by - ur to take Baabe? la he I.* sow in Jail Barbie was arrested % 4s after the murder, hat after a . taary haarte? before Mayas' T. Graham, he was