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only newspaper published Newport Newa that recelvee 1 full new* service of the Asi elated Press. VOL. XV. NO.32. FORCES SUBMITTAL ?T PJM OF GUN Florida Negro Escapes Prison and Assaults White Woman. SHE. TELLS IN DETAIL MUST REVOLTING STORY Unfortunate Country Lady Runs With Bare Feet Distance of Two Miles to Give Alarm ? Bloodhounds Brought on Scene and the Convict is Scon Captured. I By A ssorla t pit Press.) TAMPA. 914X Pel). H? ? Ksca: ins I from a turiientine camp, six miles froaj heie, where he was detained j as a convict. Roland Kl wer. a negro.; areas) to the home ot Mm .lane BMer- j .in e, a pi i an Ifliinfly connect ed white woman, two Batted away, at twa| 0 clock tili.-, afternoon an'l tit the point j 01 a sun. foici'd the frightened w man i to submit to an assault. As soon as the Basra left, the worn- j an ran a distance of hwa miles with | no ,<hoes on her feet, and but the1 erjnt attire the br.;te had left on her. ;:inl gave the alarm. officers from Tampa hastened to I Be pet ne in aiHomo.,iles. an(| secur ins id odhounds, were toon on the trail of the negio. Haif a dozen men on hem back also took up the chare, ?at the sheriffs n sse was first to s.'gkl the fugitive, which probably prevented summary punishment being visited on 1)im. Capture is Made. When sighted the negro had a gun which he had* taken from the Ellernee borne. When commanded to halt, he started to sh. ot, but the officers bred first, one of the bullets piercing nis ihijsh. The negro wn? placed in na auto? mobile and hurried to Haraey, a small station several miles distant. Anticipating that the i :ads would I be watched by the infuriated citizens,] who outnumber! d the officers ten to I one. th> latter took a wide detour and airived here with their prlBC?r at ?>j o'cloi k and 1 dged him safely in jail. He i,; now .inder heavy cuard and it is hardly probable that any violence will be attempted for the present at least. Tells Horrible Stcry. Mrs. Kllerbee tells a story revolting in detail. She was in the yard at tne rinn- the n?gro arrived and was the only person a out the hoiwe. The negr asked for a drink of water and permission to sit down and rest. He walked into the bouse to ,;it d wn, and when Mrs. Ellert*e protested, he forced her to g_> in the howr also, isiinting a s.un which he found in the house, at her. Forcing her to divest hi rself of nearly all her cl thing, he accomplish! rl his fiendish pirrpose. Mt^ El'erhee is sbotit ."hi vears "Id and live,; ?Ith her son in a small farm horse. Flower admitted g ing to the house ami getting the gun, hut denied tnat he oiitiagcd 'It woman. , It was announced toniaht that * srewn son of Mrs. Ellerbee was at the head f a mob which was proceeding to Tani|?a for the ptiT;o?e of attack in" Hni Jail and taking the negro out. I >:i up to this hour n thing has ma? terialized. The jail in ar unusually strong s'rncture with high brick walls enclosing ft. Sheriff Jackson doe* not believe it possible f r a mob to secure the pris? on* t if an at'empt i,s made. MANN WOULD CREATE AGRICULTURAL BOARD Sends Special Message to Legislatu e on Farming In? terests of State. RICHMOND VA F. b 1? ?Senator Waiklns this afterno n rror-d a btll which esrries Mho effect the rneom men ist on. contained n the message of linenw Manr, ?. ?in.'lar hill was , ffered IB the ho-ise y l> Wastes P?se and Adams Th* fotlnwJna -uirajrrftphs tahea fn m the governor'* rnes'age ?xpl?l? Ike pypmt of the dorntT' st V is the pnrr se of th- peesenf ?>'m nie?rjtion In every proper way. <o advance and protect the mannfar taring, indnatnal. wiaiar and enm | ararrhtl Internats of the etat*, and g Dai When op|w>rtunii y 'ftVis. io rail MM apecl?| atttntion <>f tin- legislature t<> tin- needs ami requirements of UMM indu.-t i ies. "To the members of tlio genet ul assembly familiar with IIii- < m-iations of iho commissioner and hoard ?i agriculture, the Virginia Agricultural CalMga and Polytechnic Instltuti'. and tht- State Board if Education, a plan for bringing these thtee agencies into harmonious combination, by which without anv dit-criininnli n a na1 n 4 any one of them, but vth added ef? ficiency to all. they can work without duplication ,t .ff.rt for the advince n- ml of the great agricultural intet est oi Um ntate. must commend itself. "This lesult can. ill the judgment of the executive, be accomplish! d by consMtiiting a board to b? known as the I'nited Agt icultirral Hoard, eon s'.iting of the governor tad superin? tendent of p.tblie instinct on from the board of education, the commissioner of ngt icnlt'ire and a member ..f the board of agriculture, to be selected by that board, and the president and a mem er of the board of the Virginia Agricultural (' liege and Polytechnic Institute, to be select? d by th3t hoard, acting in concert with the co? ordinating agency of the I'nited States derailment of agriculture." Firrt Death in Big Family. tBy Associated Press ) Kl INTH'RO. VA., Feb. 10.?For the first time in fifty-four years, death lias invaded the home of James M. Paint, r. of this town, his wife having died la,-1 night. H-sides the husband, ten ehikiren anil the same number o1 giandchildien, survive. Mrs. Painter was 71 years old. Racing Season Approved. NBW YORK. Feb. lo.-Rdctng %M Pinilico fiom April 20 to May 7 in? clusive, was approved by the etew aids of the j ckey eliri today. GET WfTN^dS SHADOWED Defense Has Turn in New York Bribery Case. BROTHER TAKES THE STAND: Senator Bringing Charge Against Colleague Furnishes Evidence to Substatiate Story Told by Cashier Mce About Distributing Money. (By Associated Frees.) ALBANY, X. Y.. Feb. H??The trail of the $6.uoo bribe, which the state senate has heard wa>? distributed among three legislators nine years ago by a representative ct the Ameri? can Hridge Company, led today to tne village of Gtoton. After the attor? neys of Senator Jothsiu P. AIM', whom Senator Ben Congtr, of Cro t ii accuses of having received 11JPM of thi,i fund, had done their best to impugn the character and motives of (Y.nger's chief witness. Hiram G. Moe. Conger put his br ther. Jay. on the stand to substantiate Moe'g story. Brother Testifies. Jay Conger is pr. sident of the Fiv.n National P-aak of Gr:ton. When he had identified certain books of ?he bank, the "prcwec.ttion" put in evi? dence entries which showed first that I Monday. April 22. Frank Conger, e vie*-president of the American Itridge Company drew two checks ag? gregating S6.f?^r 2v and second, that ihe ank iSsdPd on Frank Conger'-1 check two Xew Yot k drafts f.r $3.?"J0 each, payable to H G. .Moe. Taken with the cancelled check., and drafts, already put in evidence, their entries constituted the strongest corr >bora tion of Moe's story j-et rr> seated. Jay Conger crioborated Moe'e as? sertion that Moe was sthorized to dtaw checks over his own signature on Prank C "ger's account. Allds' attorneys showed bow com? pletely the Groton bank was in eon trd of th* Conger fami'v by having the witness tell that all the six direc? ts < w.re of that name. Hiram <? Moe >i< allowed to leave the stand late this afternoon after ebvea hours , f direct rrows-examina Don. Defense Has Innin?. The defense had iu turn with Moe ?odav and they left untouched not an incident of his Ifty nine years of lite that mltht weak?n 'he 'irre of his testimoay. In ? nite of th* efforts of Conger and his friends to heep Moe .mder cover. M became evident ibat the tt fenae had hart mni him with some suc? cess when Mr Littleton madV him ad mit tha' last night be made a BBS c? the assembly ehamter and Us com mltte* rooms?the ?rrnr of sllegr^i bribe dcl'vety-nnd that this mmaWM> Renai t Tonger had taken him to the hoii?e where Conger Und In April. l*ni. and wh-re Moe *ev* Um ?????? was distribot-d Into threw packages. _NEWPORT W SAYS TRUST MADE SCAPE MAT OF HIM Oliver Spitzer Flays Sugar People When Sentenced to Prison. ABSOLUTELY DESERTED BY HIS EMPLOYERS Former Deck Superintendent it Given Two Years in Penitentiary at At? lanta ana Claims the Men Higher Up Sacrificed Him When the Gov? ernment Cried for a Victim. <ny asaaetetnd Press.) N'KW YOKK. Feb. la.?DociBhUl that 11m sugar trust had made a .cape goaf of him. and 'hat th< y liad MIKrai ihr government's cry f i a victim in the allci;? d fraud prose tion tajr sacrificing him and four Ut-a-wealt checkeis. Oliver Spitzer, formt r dock superlnteniient cf the Ann ti< an Sugar Refining Com;anys plant at Willl-rnishilrg. ?eveiely ar? raigned, that trust, t Mowing his >en lence today to two years in the left' era! praam at Atlanta. Ca.. for fehl part in the recent extensive HUR.nr ainW I ?eighinn frauds. Get Him Ready for Trip. Spitzer s iippilcatlon for adnilsxl n to bail pending appeal sma d< ni< d an<i arrangements wen- mad'' later in the day to take him to Atlanta to Mgaa aWfll his term. He said that he expected on the appeal 'the court w uld be reversed and a new trial ordered." "The trust deserted me absolutely. It hounded and mined me after ? served it faithfully for -S years," *aid S; itzer in broken tones. T started I with the trust in KM as a boy and by industry worked my way. step by step, until I ' erame sup rintendeiit if tne dock,; at Willianisburg. "It has been ieported that I have been teceiving big my from the trust. As a matter of fact. I go' $.'..", a wees. The exrwrses of this trial have cut into my savings and left uie practi? cally a ruined man." Speaking of the rep rt that he knew of the alleged manipulation of the scai-.- at the ,-ugar docks, he said he did n?t think he was in the scale house once during the last fifteen years. ' A? I the corset steel *aid to have been disiovered in a hole in a set or scales." he continued, -I know nothing about it und seemingly no cne else except Parr, who claims to have found It later " Somebody Had to Go. He eaid done of them were guilty of any breach of the law. but some B dy bad to go to prisn to save those higher np.' " Spitzer said he had directed his cutise! not to aj/ply for a stay of exe tion as he did not want to place nim self in the ^ame sort <.f position which Chatbs W. Morse, who through stays and legal quibbles, added a year's imprisonment in the Tombs to his sentence. Spitzer, with four f< rmer checkers, was convicted in the feoeral courts for conspiracy to d? frand the govern? ment by under-w nghinc sugar im? ports. The c.he<k'Ts we-c eentenced sh rtlv after conviction to one year each in the Piaekweir^ Island prison h're. but sentence of SpHzer was de? ferred on account of his physical con? dition. ABOLISH rUL^FNSION AGENCIES BUT ONE No Appropriation Recommended for Offices?Aiicwance Reduced Five Millions. my A**nrtat?it Pri-w > WASHINGTON. TV C. Feh. In ? SU-v i-nt>-er.? ont of eighteen p?n?ron agencre? ?csttcreil ?hronrhont rstmns imrti ns of the country. *-e abolished ander the term* of ib.- cension an prnprlathm hill fep rted tr tho house todav. wherein no appropriation ta re rnir nOVd for these enVr?. The pe remaining nfflre U lor*t,j m Wash'nston and the usual enpTipria tion for its mahsteaaaee ta asade For ananaaj ? ears na>t i natla? .ffvnu havr bee-ij made at each B*h> J a to ace. mpllsh the ato'uhnv-nt ot thenr btjneh sgrm-W ; at ao pasti mhjr bnadwtM ha* been mad- In 'ae effort TV- - en ?Ion Mil rarrfc> Iii g;t ftoer) which la a decrees' af hew Mil Itofl fvttfM toftt yvf/T. Among the agenei-s ihna ewt off sre Kaorrille Teaa.. and Lotisv'l'e. [EWS, VA.. FRIDAY. ?w ? ? WRIGHT BROTHERS ARE PRESENTED WITH MEDAL Aeronauts Declare in Accepting the Trophy That Tney Have Startling Discoveries to Anncurce. illy Associated I'r.-s* ) U ' XSHIN?TON. 1> ?'.. Feh lt.? Orr?M Bad] Wilbur Wright the aero? nauts, >\vere toda> presented with BM l^itiKley medal of the Smithsonian I" . Iitnte By GM?! Justice Fuller ()f the I'nited Stiles Supreme (' urt. WHO jg al.-o chancellor of the Sintih.sonian Institution. The medal was created In 19M in commemoration of Pr. Bmaae l-ang MJ gal bjg wotk in a?Tonaut|i,<. W Ilmr Wright, In accepting the medal, declared that when the Wright brothari mmi aaffaatan] then- conimer iml flying machine organiza'h n. they mil tided to ga hack to reakearch work and antiounce some startling discover, ies. He declared there was research work awaiting which could keep six men I usy 3 life time. The modal was struck in the mint at Paris It was designed by J. C Champlain. a member of the French Academy. The reverse is from the s> al of the inetilution designed by St. tianuens. Duplicate, in nronze wen- also j scute,) to the Wright toothers and in- re; lica was kept for the Mats-1 tion. MEASURE TO EXCLUDE [JAPANESE LABORING CLASS] I Committee on Immigration Reports Favorable on Bill of Representa? tive Hays. (Ry Associated Press.) WA - HINGTON.M). C Feb. Hi?A hill ly Representative II.in.--. Republi? can. California, aimed at the exclusion In in the I'nited Stutes of the Ilaoeing | i li. -es ul Japanese and other race-:, was lepiute.i favorably 1 the house today by tin- committee on immigra? tion, b> a unaiiimoiu vote. At pres. nt the Japanese immigra tion m restricted by a mutual agree? ment t et ween the I'nited States and Japan by the terms if which Japan has |>n vented the laboring oliuwes from coming to the I'nited States. It 1)28 been expected that some ex II llfcaa law would ha devised to take the place of this agreement. Re] re sentative Hay's bill is a lengthy one. embodying what the paaaaaal law con? tains, with the clause inserted apply? ing to the Japaamae, bag without spec? ifically niming them. The clause r> ads: "To exclude persons whc. under the prov'.-iens if the n vised statutes ot the I'nited states. ? > mc'igible to a come citizens of the I'nited States rnle.-s they are merchants, teachers, students, or tMltlCfl for curirvity or pleascre." The statute menu tied defines eligl ble all ns a.s 'free white persons or Aftican^ by nativity or descent." WARSHIPS START SOUTH FROM HAMPTON ROADS Squadron of Five Cruisers to Partici? pate in Argentine's Centenary Celebration. WASHINGTON. !> C. Feb. 10 ? J The navy department has completed, lbe intinerary , ' -he five warships which will visit H-ietv | Ayres. next I May to represent the United States at the centenary leicbration of Ar pentina s independence. The armored rrttlrer? Tenness? e and Washington will leave Pug< t Sound akout Mar>h It: the cruiser I Montana, flying th. flag of equad-r n commander. Rear Admiral S. A Staunton will leave Hampton Roads 1 about II. the North Car-linn win j leave the same place February 22. and the Ch.-ter will ieav? New York, j Airil II The sniudrnn will renn>7 vo is at Maldona. May 12. take coa! J and jrroceed ti Itu-nos A; res. The j farther movement f the ships have | not been d'termined REVEALS OLD MURDER. Kentucky Bey Coning to Virgin a l Telia ?tory cf Kdlimj. IJCXIN'GTON KV Fe4- |?? Reve latioa if a probat.I- ro:in*er that ?1' r-wrreg eighteen .?ntb? ago w?s mad. tn the pailee '.tere today by John Belf. a boy who aaBadj lor aid U nw tain ttan?pottation M C. ?n4y. Va leu said '"o I*"*, two men j re anmdi 114 srd a circuit ire- ' . l^slagton ] from Motens ad K and that tv lie* were thrown from the train The notice tmrwc.l fhm Hurt Ham ?Ron of T Wo. "Mo. was hilled by I an alleged fall Bang a ttain oa ?h it I ?P"? There U an ttac? aanrerer. nf the | s con-f man Belt ?nid that h< was Bv tee m nfBers th 11 he ?Veert?* the; ?tarne the neat <t?> and meat )B ?an?] aa a FEBRUARY IL 1-MO. JK HAS CLASH" WITHJiWMAKERS Congressional Committees are Summoned Before District Supreme Court. SENATE FLATLY REFUSES TO OBEY ORDER OF BENCH Higher Branch of Body Say* the Jur? ist is Going Beyond His Authority in Demands?House Has Long De? bate Over Question and at Night Session Agrees to Command. tity aaeoeasasd Pr?-ss.) Washington'. Dl C Feb. Hi.? Wkotkat a eotart at la.w ban imwer to summons before it a committee m COBBtsaa Wh) the chief subject Bf dssossastea hafote thai senate ami house of representatives today. The senate ic<|ii>r<d but a short iline to itapeasj el iMa <i test um and gave positive laetiai II?i la Benastoei itee,i hhvoot, Iraiatliaa it ante mid Itimciin Fbtcle i not to re-|Mind to morrow to the order l . uei'l.y Justice Wright, ,,r tb,, Supreme Court, of the Dtotrfet of Columbia. ilrMtlag them to appear before him. Tin at nansnhbj giew out of a , nit Instin led by the Valley Paper Cesatparty, ot Holyokc Mass.. ns the result of tie- c BsaSlt tee's aw .Td of a enatratf for furnish bjhJafl papi r for the gas at inneiii print? ing office. The refusal of the senate wa,. based li on the plea . f the constitutional prerogatives of members of congri ss Senate's Position. The ,-ennte took the p slflon that as it was ? co-ordinate* branch of the govirnnieiit. th ? roiirt had no tight to interfere wild its business affairs Ii MTW etil hflJ. the ipiesti n was ra'i-ed a- to whether Justice Wright was H contempt of the senate or whether the senate was in contempt of J tstice Wrkht. Senator Nek on sought to hive the resolution adopted ly the senate ffl amended as to permit the senators t I apiiear only for the pnri-osc of test? ing the court's jurie-dici Ion and >n doing said that if th" recommen? dation "f the judiciary committee was coriect. Justice Wright might be call? ed before the senafe for contempt. Senator Mac n, of G-orpia. declared that the exercise by the court of ??ich power a.* it claimed would result In the overthrow of the powers cf the 1. gislstive department. The Nelson amendment was voted down It to ?\ the original eimmit tee resolution being ado; ,ed without division, ns was another re**-rut ion di? recting the secretiry of the senate to communicate the views of the senate to the court. House Takes Up Matter. In the h uee there was greater di? vision of opinion as to whether in this particular case the court was iwithor ized tn summon its members. The judiciary committ *e brought ? two reports Th- majority report rec? ommended a compliance with the ,-ummnns of the court 'n the ground that the ci inmitt- e was not sum mon"d as members of congress, tut while acting under the authority of a statute ? nacted bv congress. The majority, thetefore, recommended that Mevers Cornier, of Pennsylvania: Sfnrgis. of Wist Virginia, and Flnley. f South Cirollna. be ipstructed to appear In cOnrt. The minority report. In which Chairman Parker, joined Mr. Clayton, of Alabama and Mr Henry, ot Texas, took the - pposite view, claiming that the jo nt committee was acting in a legislative ea party. They reeotn mended either that the committee be inst'nrt.ej not to tespond t; the e*am ?sons, cr that ihe resolution recom? mended bv th.- major'ty be amended * as to tnstr.cl th*' memb??rs of the ; rint;ng rotnniitser ? if t.eeew-ary to prnnmite an appeal or witt of error Ir^rn anv jiidgm? n* 'herein Declared an Invasion In addition I . joining in the mi? nority report Repves? ntatlve Clav ton, of Alabama, eiffered a rcseeJnttoo de daring that the distrtr' unp-eme rowt had "nnlawfnllv Invaded the c nnti I mi inn al privileges of th' hoew that It wa? wit hoi t jnrisdletWni to hale mio coi M ntenibers ot the h use. and ?ci.na ?nch meet her* to ignore the* samasotvi of the con rt An extend* d de' ate upon the re. p rt? followed !he?ir presentation to ?he heI*.- and at *.1* o'e lo, fc a r?*re?ss was taken until s o'rbwk in ord< r mat final netrren might he hsd before ad House Agrees After ah arm:* * bate which (a / S3 eluded it night session, the home to? night vod'il tu penult its members of the Joint c mmlttce on priming t" ohe> th.- summon* from the Siijmmi' Out of the District of Columbia. Wh. th.-r Senators Sin ot. Kournc mnl Fletcher, the si-tut,- memlx-m, will tic adjudged in cont.'iti|it for fiiil nre to a;.ai remains for the M-irt to ill i-iile. COLD STORAGE BEEF POISONS FIVE OF FAMILY! Health Department of Peoria Is Having Samples of Meat Analyzed. PkCORI A, U44L, Feb. lft.?Whole? sale iiok-oniug. r. suiting fiom eating beefsteak piesiimalily , f the coldsfot age variety, anil sour mude fr ,ni s ' fresh" soup Imne* came near caus? ing the, i|? nth of five members of the family of John Rush, an employee ot n I cal brewing company. Of *ix member^ of the family one. Mis. .lohn Rush, who was III In be.I with a '..i l c Id anil did not eat of iIn- soup or beefsteak nnd escaped. George Hush Is .still dangerously ill. The symptoms are of ptom mo IKiisonlng. iT a type of poisoning r.imt. Utting typhoid. The health department has secured samples of the meat and aaajp which arc now being anatvi/.ed Changes Suit to $60.000. PKTKRSHt'lttl. VA., Feb. Its? Win u the Hustings Corn convened Ihi,, morning to lu.thel < i... der the $."?11.11110 dainnge suit of Charles -M. \mbold aiulnst tin- Atlantic Coast Mile Railroad. W. It MeKi-nni-y, counsel for plaintiff, uski i! I i be al? lowed to change 'he decimal Inn in the s-uit Counsel fur th" tailroad jected. wheieii|Kill Mr McKenii. y I'll tared a non suit und laamt aiatalj tiled a new s ill for Ji.'i.iMio, CAPT. ALEX. SHARP DEAD Gallant Naval Official Passes Away in Washington. COMMANDER OF VIRGINIA Recently the Sea Fighter Was De? tached from Battleship and Made President of Navy Inspection Board ? Saw Service in Santiago Battle. tiff Associated Press.) WASHINGTON. I). C Feb. lo? in the death here today t Captain Alexander <?harp passed one of the gallant command, rs of the American vessel at the famous battle of San? tiago harbor cf July 3. 1898. when CerveraV feet was destroyed. Captain Sharp, at the time of his death, was |u> sident of the nsvy in? spection board and until recently was commander of the battleship Virginia. He died if typhoid fever at the naval hospital in this citv. Horn in White Haven. Minn . fiity flve years ago. Captain Shar; entered the service a midshipman in 187". When Theodore Ronaovt It was as sistant secretary of the navy Captain Sharp, then a liautenan' commanL r. was his naval aide and waa of the great., t assistance in adrleing his chief in the days of the intense strain and preiiaraiion pp ceding the war with Spain 1'pon Mr <Ro sevelt's resignation to become lieutenant-colonel of tbe Rough Kld> r.-. his young naval aide : haded for active service at eea and thnlly managed to ontain command of one of the eonvrrud yachts and was consigned to Vixen. The little vessel did splendid service during the bl cfcade on the .-onth coast of On: a and although she wa? an insignificant boat and had no business in an en? gagement fc tween ironclad battle? ships and rniiecr,. Commander Sharp did not hesitase to ge- into th. of the frav. and made .-. gne re"~rd. His service afloat was in command of the ba'tleshi|i Virginia from which he was dotirhed la. t lieeember. He was aastgrn-d to d< t\ In tbl? city a bo it a month azo as a monster ' f the beard of inspection . He Is "arrived bv a wif. and a ? on. .he latter aa ensign abc.ird 'he Con? nect i ut SHACK ELFORD ELECTED. CHeaen Judge fo' N.ntn C reuit of V.rg n.j by ".?g.alatuce. iRr Sco.y-i-il?s1 rissw > RICHMOND. VA F? b 10?The legislator* tocsv elecfe.l Oe rge t* Shack. Iford of Ormge mnnty to he yvdge rf thr Ninth Judicial Crrnlt to ?he late Judge Ocim-W Iii? Circuit comprise.- thn r ant*** of Oranae. OnorhKnd. Madiann. Cnl neper and l??lsa THE WEATHER lcreasing cloudiness Friday, lit or Know Friday night and tuiday; moderate northeast d east winds. PRICK TWO CKNTh OR. HYDE ARRESTED Warrant Says Physician Felon? iously Administered Strych? nine to Col. Swope. PROSECUTION WILL BE FOR FIRST DEGREE Accused Man Quietly Surrender? to Officer in Kansas City and la Taken to Independence for Arraignm nt? Shows Meat Unconcern of Any In Party?Out on $50,000 Bond. Uly Aaaaenttssl Prem.) KANSAS CITY, MO. Feb. 10?As a climax to the lengthy investigation of th?' mysterious death ,.f Col. Thom? as II Swop.- on October 3. 1MB, l>r. H C. Hyde, hiiHbund ot the late mil linnaiie',; niece. ?a< arrested hero to? day charged with ibe murder of the aged pnllaathn plst. The win rant upon which the arti st was made was kojaa d at the request of Attorney -lohn (! Paxton, executor of the Swii|?- estate. First degtee minder Is charged. The wurtant say.; thut Dr. Hyde, with MoajMsl intent administi i c,| strychnine to t'?'l. Swope on the day of his death Fndorses the Act. Actcss the back of the c mplaint filed BJ Mr. Pnxtun askin^. lor a war rani. Prosecutor Virgil Cotikling wrote ab ve Bin signature: -| herniiy en i dorse ibis complaint.'' Dr. Ilyli si.i rend' ie,? quietly He j leurne,! that a warrant was liefng I S'.ilsflt and, Willi bis Httot iievM.aaynt to the prosecutor's offJJca t i await the iTct. rn of Mr Conkling. Hi submitted I IB nircrt without demanding ij hear I Up- warrant read. From In re the party went to Inde? pendence. Mo., where Irr. Hyde was arraigned before Justice W. F. l.oar. The physician pleadid not guilty. He I was leleased n a 'iiind of |.V).iMH>. Ills preliminary hearing was set for February IT. Not Disturbed. The calmest man in the justice's [ office in Indeiiendenre was Dr. Hyde. While attorneys b vied themselves unking out the paiiers in the case and while the few spectators whis? pered loudly and vied with one an? other fin a view of the eccused ph> - sician. he sat near County Mar ihm J el II Mayes. who made the arrest and read a Itaper that told of the de v> lnpments in the Swope investiga? tion. ' By the way. Mr. Mays," he .taid, folding np the paper. " wish you would call up my h use and have ray wlfe infc rmed that I will he home for dinner, ^he will be worrying about me." Just as soon as the ' ??<] was ac? cepted Dr. Hyde hurried to his home. The si rest followed quickly after Judge Ralph S. Iait.daaw called a grand jury today to investigate the drain if Col. Swope. Prosecutor Conkling made a request for a Jury Dismissing his IIb? I suit for $600 non against Attorney John M Itaxton, Dr. Frank Is Hall and Dr. Edward J Btewart today. Dr. Hyde vemoved himself from the range < f attorney* who have been using every 'egal means known to them to g-1 his de? positions in the ease One suit for liofljion I. still rend? ing against am rney Paxton. It al? leges slanter. TEDOV. JR.. TO MARRY. Engagement of Ex President's Son to New York Girl Announced, ittv Aannctated Preaa) NEW YORK?Feh 1?? ?Mrs Henry Addison Alexander. 4? W?M FVtrty aeventh ?tre?t. announced t night tn? ? ngagement of her daughter. FJ-anrf Datier Alexander t<? Th*-od? veil. Jr . etdrat ana f Col RonaerHt. Yonng Roc erel: ?dnee his gradua? tion front Harrard. has nee? reaming car et mannfactrring ,n a factory a* Thonspn nvllte. Conn SiX MEN KILLCO. Teri-iSFe Euo'o? on at taw ? Min im >?? a nnm rnv A?^?fit~t Pliant RAT CITY MICH. Feh me, ante tn?fsnt!, kille?? aas?? her of others aario i?4y. 'I not fasnahf, . lajund ?h*?i the h b r re Pihare's saw mill at Crmap eg^leasnf oMMV wrer*jsat the mil! and * ?Herta* th* debris |im feet la every dir ?eisen Than aeehhrai i> a?lkt?ed m hare haasa ram*>d v fin f last, rsdd wahPr Mh> tm* holbr whess the water ws? V hag an eaeeaa of r' aan.