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THE DAILY PRESS I* I only n.w.p?p.r publlBh.d Newport New. that racalv.a t full new. service of the An datad Prese. # VOL. XV. NO. .8:-.. MAYOR BOUSMAN SEIT HIMSELF INTO ETERNITY Mystery of Ridgeway, Va.,! Tragedy is Solved by the Work of Detective. TOUCHED DYNAMITE ON LEGS WITH HIS CIGAR Investigation is Claimed to Show That th. Town's Chief Executive! Planned Own Horrible Destruction! I After Having Taken Out Addition-; al Life Insurance to Provide for i Family?Was Much in Debt. f Ry An-ocm..-?? rrea.l ROANOKE. VA.. Aug. .*>.?A Bpa-j clal tonight to the Roanoke Times. from Ridgeway. Va., sa-y.: Detective Joseph FuWk, of the Baldwin Detective Aitern-y. of H";? r?oke, who has been hrreatlgatiag the dynamite explosion which cauaed the geath of Mayor A. H. Bouanaaa, of Ridgeway, on the night of Sunday. July 24, is satisfied that he ha. solved the mystery. His inquiries have convinced him that the casej ?vas a peculiarly horrible one of self- ! destruction. He has so reported to the town council of Ridgeway and the report has been officially accepted and is universally believed to be correct, even by Bousman's friends. Was Deeply in Debt. Mr. Bosnian, it is said, was deeply in debt and the belief now is that the mortification of failure, financial ?ruin and the dread of poverty for his family, which he maintained always comfortably and Tn good style, drove him to take tbe desperate means that he did to end his life. V He held an accident policy for $6.000 and had recently taken out two life policies, one for Sl.ooo and another for UM* for which he gave, his note. Hi. Plan Solved. A paper bag found wrapped about s. me dynamite in bushes near the mayor's home the day following the explosion, was identified as one be bought at a store the day of his death. He had recently experimented with dynamite. It Is believed he lay on his lawn at night, toucheo: the fuse of a stick of dynamite with his light? ed cigar, balanced it on his legs and awaited results. There was no hole In the ground under the tree and it Is claimed both legs could not have been blown ofT ai the same point unless the dynamite had fallen ?directly across the limbs. GAVErSBBLE; SON ENG OWN LIFE Prominent North Carolinian in Penitentiary?Boy Commits Suicide in Durham. % DURHAM. N. C. Aug. 5.?"I have Just seven minutes to live." a well dressed man wrote i/ .*? near-beer saloon here today and b*-fore the ttm. expired, shot himself twice. II? I was hurried to a hospital whore phy ?lelans tonight say he ut dvir.g. Th? man is said to be etmmO Powell, a son of E. E. Powell, ?f Srotlaag Neck, who recently ws the murder of CI larnii. and the wounding of State Sena'or Edwin Travi. and Paul Ki-chha, a brother of the governor. It i* b.? llered th.? worry ?vtr his father s poaltloa prompted the young man to attempt to take hla life. it waa l-arned that the young fel? low haa beaa Bare several days A? Hi* tia?. of hi. father', tmahle, he* waa working her* tor the A men-an Tomaron coaapaay aad he was wan* ?4 from Seatland Ne-ck not ??? bach. He did go later aad h*4 mat km** hacK mmr* dm. It u that ha la ?a.pa.'d to h.vr been fh. eaaar of the awful Sco'i? triabla. Ha iagigr< la a m fair thai cau*ed hut fafker U write T***'?" Tra-Bi ta? l?tt?r which lime? fb. hoaileWe. Since I hat tlaaa AgalDa Powell appeara to hare bee? a waaatrtr mm* he mm no ?nymmmr*. Op la I aas ?ter a. ta hl?: tBitglluB prior ta the .Baottaaj. Sogkc of thea* are f> th. ?tact that bai bad **** oa a d-haoch. aa4 ?r?-rj tmmm tram *mmr Ma IfinBUag Bt? - YOUNG WIFE DIED BY HER OWN HAND; ?Coroner's Jury Returns Verd ct on i Sudden Death of Norfolk Woman. fPty As?, u -|jit. .1 1'r.Kii NcRFOl.K. VA, A.ig .",. ? Death from an overdose of bromide, admit', isttr. il I.y h?: ,,v.u luiml, BTBa the v.. diet today of a. cor, nei?'.-, jury thai in raatlgated tha gading mat ilghl of th.- lit. u u body ol Un Charlea m Atli.?fr? r, formerly Mlaa May Kidd, ol i..in\ Illa \.?. al hi r home I ? 'flie husband, who t?.-':tie>l thai be ti:.-t ine' the girl :n N' : folk .1 ? : .1 .'1 ii.airicd In t in !',;i!'i more, ti , ? raarda, think:, hu wife took the <ir;.? to relieve pala. The i.o.i? was taken to Danville to night for burial it waa aeco?panied by the husband and W M Basad, ol Daavllle, relatire of the dead gi'l. who Bl rived p dar MONUMENT TO PILGRIMS. Memoiial Dedicated to Early Settlers at Prcvincctown, Mass. <(<?? A ?oclated Pr?rs.i BEVERLY, MASS., tug. " ill to l'-.'. in reto, n >oday to assist in tl ? towi r iiiK nionumi n< memo; y of the Pilgrlma, was made notable by an impressive naval re? view. Thed? lication of the pilgrims moa un?e:-?. the ?riminatioa of many reari of work to ?? 'o:?- r. oenition for the! ". ho land ' ?? ? '" ?"? ly three hundred years ae.". attracted; f;, m ; ?i parta of the I altad Admiral Keller DeaJ. BTAMPORD, conn., AEg r..? Read Admiral Walter Keher Seo field, ?. S. N., retired, died at his home in this ri'y tonight o. infirm? ities due to old age. He was born in Stamford April 2S. 183? and wa* educated _at Columbia. will mm LESSON Spanish Premier Prepares Fight Against Catholics. ? TROOPS ARE ORDERED OUT Canalejas Issues Statement Explaining His Stand Against Clerical Demon? stration Planned to Take Place To? morrow?Will Enforce Law. iBy A*-*oclAte<t Pr??*. 1 MADRID. Aug 5.? Simultaneous! with the rushing of troops to San S> - ' bast?an to cope ?i:h an uprising which | th.- government fears ni-iy grow out j of the holding thete on S inuay of the interdicted demonstration of the c|eri-j cal forces, in protest against :he gov- j ernment's stand in i's dispute with the Vatican, Premier Canalejas today is- ! sued a statement outlining his policy in the premises. lu it Se?or Canalejas declares that the demonstration would have been permitted elsewhere than at San 8c bas'iar. or Bilbao, ip fact, he says, j that he desires it to be held in order that its strength may |*e shown. Ht says, *??ev?r, that th<- law will m* enforced und that his adversan - ?ii! ?Hh f.r whatever hapgeaa Th. statement of the premier says: Premirr"? Stat-ment. ?'I would have allowd the manifes tatiorf it ?"M it been announced to b.? Ml ?laewhere than nt Bilbao, where ? Btrffet of c.-.al miners 1? in rHia. ir- h M crow.'. | Sundays. ? ??trlhat ing arms ?>n?l ni^o tha' the n ? ' bring wont: n aad chil? dren wi'h them in i rdi-r to preveat :t I arrl de ?I to enfc? law Trnoj.s will he dtstril'-. nts and th<? railroad will be held for re.nfot-cen. 'If jiy adversaries want a leaaoa agaaalM?. for whatever happen.. .- n. has only h*** !ad|rarn>*d \ dealt' '?all oe ?treaath arag | be sho.n. bat it mast not crear .la. i where and wlbcot rew-itiaiata er thre.v Delegates Invited. chief ,,f the Car llats. ai thrajgh oat flaata la scad deteaai-* to the 4** ?'W?a tt Saa Stba.'iaa Saaday. B Uheral. ha Ka laaae of today. IWMli the ng.MHia of Mgr v./-?. th. passrl ataaei. Io Spa la oa tha gravad that he la laeltlag CbUhMbb wJ Pr.flai Caaateje. asid today taa? the vMeBc? of the :elegrasa. tag warrani?d tha piUMuaCft? u mm ?m NKWPOHTNKV J.L CU? A3 FALSE - Accused Would-l)e Briber in Oklahoma Indian Land Deals testifies? EXPLAINS DEALS MADE WITH SENATOR T.P.GO.E Witness Before Investigating Commit- > tee Decides There Was Never Any! Offer Made ta Purchase Influence of Any O-o in Reg.ird to McMurray Contraes?Did Enter Combination.. i Uy A- ^-..ciate.l i're_t.) KOGEE. OKI.A , A ig, ., Uin - S' li?t. I I ;i m.; 1' <;. re barge thai he had been offeted a bribe of ?_';,.nou or f?u, MM t. lataeaea his action in coagitae, and with Jake |_ Ha?ra. BTtBBud bjr I he senator of having ,,ff.re,l the bribe, denyiag he had ev,r done any such thing, the iBveatigatioa of the ok lahOBxa Indiin land dea!-, l.y ;, i ein? miete ,.f th.- n'.iional house of repre? sentatives, today siriimer.-u down to a BM m of denials Kor four hours HaViiun. former ?hair man of the Oklahoma iBBBBMrBB state committee, entered a continuous ?? riea of denials relative to his alleged relation with what are known as ?he McMurray contracts, by which. a? ?? rd ing to ??nator Gore, UM9AO* >?r ter. per < eut of UOMPM* to be rc'illz? d from the sale of Indian lan.Ls :,, a Mew Tortt eradicate, waa io b.- di.en ed from the Indians in the shape ol "attorneys' fe. :.." llamen alo BBawarad Congress man Creager with a denial Replying to the congressman's charge that Ham. u had suggested that an "?nt?rest" in the conra ts might be available to tho eongress nian if the iatter helped remove Oppo? sition to congressional apiirova!. lla? m?n t.stifled: Tells How it Haopene-I. 'It Baa j:st th':i war: i ?as ih m* here in Oklahoma B'tiadlBg to my bus? iness, ?hen a fri?nd told me OeBga. aad . id 1 had apptia.hed him ?m-j pro?>er!y in regard to the M?.Murray contracts. So I hopped on a train ai:d went to Washington. I got BOM of Creager and said: U?ok her. -a. know I never said any such thinv ' "Then .'-eager said: 'Now Jike, that certainly was the im;>res.-ion I get?that y:; i Beajveeted i nngh' get an ?;.ter.st in the contract. ' "1 regtlad: 'You certainly are mlR taki ii ' Then Crem, r slid: 'Well, if you say I shouldn't gc, 1 won't go be? fore that investigating commit ee down at M.iskogee and testify that, you approached me.' " Amor g Hamon's ?lentils were the following: Some Ot Hamon'" Denials. He denied that he at any time had been clore ed with Ken.-tor Cor? !n the sen-.t r's offl?-,- in Washington, to urge the approval of the cor.tiact;. He denied that he had ever mention? ed Vice-Pr?sident Shermin, Senator Charles Curt?s, ?f Kansas. cr Con-? OP mm m R s McOuie of Oklahoma as h? ing int, rested" In the cor.tiact., as charged \,\ s. r.a or Core. He denied that he hid ever spoken of a bribe to ant-body about ar.v leg ? ?station <>r thit he ever was lal in the MoVurtir ,'nt >!? ,?,-n:..l that at th? time the ron | diarassed he had ?lied up CBBgraaaaaaa Creager on tbe telephone at Washington, ask r? for an apptintrrent. mi? (?aid Mr Creager had call, ?f him un. Mr Creig?r pre - that Hamo. B*d n appointment, at which the -jalenit" in th. .on tacts was apogea of Denie? Secretary'? Teat.mony. H?ra?n denied tb.? be g ?aid: "DU-k. tbe ?eaator t* hBesaahrg miahty hard ob bla M?*ads.' M 'he preaeaee of D P. Oore. hejibie of a water Oor< 1 I Mat gad teati led that Haawa made the uaiarh jaat *f a? tb? seastoT had refaaad tha al? iene*! brib*> He ? *M bad -ver aaM: ' I want la make ? M of ason?: aad don't rate much bow I avahe K." M th. Ptr-aeae. of J lyroy Thoaraaea. Seaa tor's Ocre*, stenographer 9 wV*W*?POfWV I IntrrroBfttlBf the a?.a C W Se?aa>ra, of Virgiaia. ? BaeaaheT of the committ?*?. m*%: "Mow. Mr. I fa mob, ywa ***m**m*m '.he watlaiii.y of all of the Bftaaaaea who hav. pr****d*d jo* Tea have biaadBd the aas et leas of the a hMhrethor.Ma clerk aad tb* fatoB. It rg, VA.. KVTl IK 1 )A V. -."?,?- , , . ? ? ? -=^-==ag would appear fi????? ?< i iealala that ,i coaspUac) had . .1 lato gn aal). la mtarepri teni you Hob ta ??h sc< ? uni i"i thai ' 'it?-it -. beToad m? pow? r o J. i* nr? . iii-! . ,1 H ' I in \? i I ??! :i the M< M'.n raj Bad H'??-: ofrered .1 in Km t<> aai oae ? it ?- i ret] |.? astble thai i ? Beaattor c? re oa Mai I? laajst, vaea aa -. ij i tin? offer ?f a bribe ?aa ? aa? him rreqaaatly, . si tfela tim? i ii> Hese he i? ok me ap ato tha? Ubrat -, ?if tb?- m aate aad ? -i?.- 'i i ic doors He ? . '? talk i tOt ?? itb nu- lli:. BOBS' j lag ramaalfa sad an ?< . i eo*jM help] him m" linaniinlly 'Alta? ask i : ? ? !;? ; i-Mleaa aad lu- a I "????iii.n rat, I '.? s m the li.il'i! of helping t? i i.? mit." Busines. Deals With Gore. "You aad Beaator Gore had bees g? ? a Maaala, had y ? mit?" aaked ?'hainiuii Barg? 'Tee, i Bad saoa ? bin aa ? frlaaf fur about aase y??at. aad had baa la rea dealasga arl h bim ' aakad to explain some Of his busi? ness dealings. ?BMBoa BBtd s.-veral -raen aso ai LaWtao, Okla., ai Baa the govern meal decMed la sell, at pablle auettoa, some laaoa beloag to the la iiiaus. he, senator Gore, ?mi ethers, eatered lato a njBliiliiallnii not to bid | Bgalaat each other s<> tii -t the proper | ty mig'iit I?- obtain? ,l i h< B| ? i All cf them h?i-u*??.-| bobbb of the land, ht' si i.I. Chairasaa Borke Dool ?on know th?-r?- is a federal al il its against a ? .iin! ?nation to pn-v-nt ?<>ui|H?i :t i v> bidding? Hamna | did not kao? of :hit law tlitn. hat i base suvee thought of it. It wa- taaf a desiie uti th?? part of all of us to get the !'<nd a. cheaply Ba possible. It wa. und'-r.tood among us that we would not hid agains' ?aiii other. Way? of the Weit. Congressman Miller - You knew that the proceed, ftom the sale were j to go to the Indians: ?in vou think | that was honorable toward the In? j dinns? Hamor.?AVe did no look Bl it that j way in fact we don't do things out J West Just in the sum.? way you do in the En?' In Home of his husiae.s transaction, with Senator Gore. Haruon said money loans were involv??d. "Just before congress adjourned." said Hamr-n. "t!i.- M?nat?>r came to me and said tha' he had to pa? P%M$t which he said he owed to Senator Owen. He said he had Sl.nt.o of the rash and want? ,i ase to lasse tha f.l.oiMi for him Irom a client of mine ; More evidence from Senator Gore probably will be ln-;.rd. The s.-nat< r announced he iit.-iiil?^d to ao<-ompany the conimitt.?- to M t Sleet er, where Beeaaoa-a aran I.eM Monday. Sfiiaor (' :ti- and Congr?-ssman McGuire aroBabl? ?ill test in tomor? row. YOUNG HUSBAND AND WIFE ARE ARRESTED Gladstone Couple i* Held in Rich- ? morid on the Charge of Fcrgery. RICHMOND. V\. Aug. 5? Wanted in Glaii- : forgery. ? Children?-*, a yoaag man, and his younj wife were arr? >??-.! here this jfternoon and ar. : prisoner.? in the fBBH i'. : I until the arrival cf an officer fr?>ni Gladstone. , Chlldre.s ,?... - cot deny that he forged the natru- <.f bis cousin. I P Childres?. t?i . ?*? t.- for $l-> and that hi. wife forgi-d th.- .ame name to a note for f.". These notes were sent to a grx.oryiv.an .n Glsd.tone wt?o kne? T. P CBBilrsaa and ?Cild allow him to draw BBy -mount he wanted Caildre.-- ?i: I r?. take hi. a're.t hard, ye atn ked out in one of the ?ell. and "?> I *****) ?hortly after be ?r.g Incarcei.:??'! Mr.. Childress ?ss plsct-d la t ie BisaaaBB war?*, fjhe rnropVtely brake <io?n ?ben ?boba the warrsn* for her arrest. The r FJBw* r. been in Richmond . but two days sad Childress .id he ?as looking far ?< rk ?hit he might .end the mot i '?a? It to hU ramata. DENTISTS ELECT OFFICERS. Virgin** Asset >? M Meet. Ne*t Year at R *??-?o??nJ. STAIVT? N ? 4 Aug S The Vir gicla State Deatal ?.aaotrastior. SBfeB ?MB?*, m BBBrtim bree day.. cRieee Its rnmiag ibi? moraaag aa bbsibHb> la RVxhcmn ;i l? g*?? jasr TBe folio?irg affl *?-r? ilietad: PTi-fldent l>- F W Stiff ? r.? ?.,-?... I-? ?' H M ? lay. Boat h I?. ?*-"-i--oa*l -rke^areai ?fc-at, Dr W i ? "-?id. Norfolk rtcr-prestir, ^ ?. S:.-.. ?tirhaaaad a? or?tmpj meaxotsry It Oaaraja r S> ?Ba la ao? aemat j ? an ratai y. \n B II Paasaua. Haasa BBB? tr??.-- I'- W M I R*chaKtid ? ?? r. ? ? T Hsnre IbbBm S ?entoB, Baal I neafamin V i ? Rlchiaal Ihr R | M Redd ?a* ms*r asaastsat Kaaaa. S AI IG UM (i l?MO. BLOODY BATTLE AT Two Brothers are Killed in Georgia Town and Further Clash Expected. HUNDRED SOLDIERS ARE RUSHED TO THE SCENE Fight Starts at Little Store and Whli the Men Are Lying Dead Sheriffs Posse i- Guarding Prisoner., a. Friends of th. Slam Ar. Making Threats o* Vengenc?. illy tSBIIlallt I'res?) MLAOON, C.A.. Aug. 0 - Cpon n> Of Sheriff Hiooks, of Twlggs county, two ?oinpanies of state mUitia ht. aatghl at I It B clock f'f <5raj*s station 1 K. lCthridg.- :itul his brother are |\ing de d in Iront of the BtOTB ol Lather m< rtoa, oa tha eatdklrta ?>f Orayi ami at Mortoa'l mother's home, a block away, he and his three broth 8KB, Will. Sam ati.i Tom, are held at hay by a big posse sworn In by 'he slu-rilT, while r.htives 'I the Util tldgea, who were assembled In the lit? tle town for a big reunion of Confed? erate veterans, hav?'. tioeordtng to re ports received here. Ix-en threatening to revenge summarily the killing of this afternoon. Sheriff Hn oks wired for troopi ear? ly !n the evening. Two companieg left immediately. Trouble Starts. While iiinost . vry one else waa at the harhecaa In arolher section of the little town, the two Elhridg.s and a euu-tn, will Kit.hius. iode uu to the l?!tl?> atare, kept by UMher Mor? ton, and an interchange of invectives follow, .1 which terminated in Will Morten leeviag the house and he and Clayton Ki'ehins errgjging in a flst fight. The fight waxed warm and al Mg siiii'iiMt.e.nisly .-hots rang out, foOowtag in ipni'k succession. When the stnok. clear..I away the two Ktb nlig.->. who w.-:. ?finding between the fighters and the door of Morton's store, were lying on th?- gtound. H:>H of the i I,l.r manV lace was shot away ati.i b'-s brother. Morris, was pierced j through the heart, l.utho: Morton was standing in he dootwjy with a shot g'in in hi. h ad, ii.c riling to an eye <?: the bloody affray There :,? of people to the scene. Prisoners Guarded. ?raatn ? atetad ?he home or th?' Mattaaa, whil?' over the dead j Ktiiti'lge. were beard ted tti'itti rings from their j friends Sheriff Brooks rushed bis priaonets <> the beeaa of their mother] and at l^st reports received here, they ;!! gu.rded th> r?> l.y a posse. j Two lomoanies. the Florida *Rifl?si and Macen Hussars, lisi strong, ail told, took the train under, the nersoc 2l commar.l < f Colonel V.' A. Harris, 'aptain wheeler is in charge of the Hussars and Captain ghurmond of the ? CORPORATION COURT ADJOURNS. Next Term Will be Held in Septerr ber. Judge T J Hartem yesterday "d- j jo- rn. d the regular July term of 'be, .?.on Court and he will not! crnver.? the cr.urt again until the sec-, ond Mondty in Sep'embe- Thai ?ill be the regular criminal term ?rd j a number of felony < ase. will be bear i Angus- I? the wmaUo month for the court and for that reason no eeasio-? will he beld this irontb W.f. Will D?rfend Hint, itrly A*mnriati** V ?*?? i.orisvii.i>: KV Aug. :?.?Mrs. Madelina Wendung, wife of Joseph W.ndline. .censed o? the murder of Alara Kellner, who Is bow ob bis way from San Francisco, to Louis? ville in charge of owkera to t-i tbe charge of war *4 a lawyer to defend her b? dt-BgH? tbe fart that We arre*?ed told the Saa aarioe he left l.wlsvin. .icbbbi 9tf\ wife was ?m.? and refaard him agg I of her earnings. J'** Gene Ar*.ves M.esa> i?- A?wnri_?*a nwM H'irv HK MD. Aag 5? Jo.] fleas, former champion lightwetgfet pagOM*. rwt.rwed to hi. hoaaa tl ?fT-- -?;: l. m IM *'-?g-? if Mi s-aaptioa frcm PV-mtrott. Arliooi. ?b*r? yr west STr*tl r. th. hap. of '?-???ting hi? shatter.1! rallied snmewha? after, liailag pmehurg thU atoralnt aaa wMhahBod the fatiga? of the bag trip fro? that cttr fairly waH. C?S light Hf FALLS A3ROSS SAW AND IS CUT IN TWAIN Frominent Virginian, of Bedford County, Meets Horrible Death at Mill. - By V t. .1 Pre**) BOANOKK, VA . mat ? !*??? i ached her? toda] from Ifoatvaln. liedford oouat/, thai C, C. William ?on. a praaslaeal Ihnaar, Mason ami ? bur? h Ii'uili-i-, i.-|i a? i oss a rUBBtag saw ut a saw mill >cst??rda> after i ?".ti .iii.l was ?tit in twain. Hi- ?;i? at yeais old sad married Ha toi m? ri> was preeldeal of the Pattaraofl l*aJa*er Hal fiis.paBj. of llimiui1.??-. Waylaid at Danville. i>an\ hi c, v \ . auk ;, <; \ F.rrlng'i.u, aged N >''?'*. ? mitt operHiiv.- from Gn aasahar?*, n ?', bbm waluld Bad Mf-nnult-d with a blunt in stiumciit last night by partie? BB known ||, i- seiiiMislv inji?i?'d. Tlie as ????ill t. ok place just BBBBBjtba the Daarllle j? Westers railway shop.. while Fa: rliigt.ni araa walking up tha tr.u-k to s? hoi iti'lil ?here a* had rei ?UK, s Kan ingtoti has a w if? ami child living a* Oiaaaaharc, Profe.sor i. Fin*d. H1G STil.M-: ?; Al\ VA , Aug. S Professor .li-.lin A lli?-ks, comlutor ot the Summ? i N?imai. which has Just closed at this placa, Baal ?irlnclpHl the Big Ston.' C,:in oublie school for the paaf tw.i ya irs, ?as fined $;!u atil eaata ai polla? ?soar! Wadaaaday mom. ing for soliciting laaaraaee lor the American Nu i.-nsl I.If?', of l.ynchlmrt, without first having QBfBlBBd a OMUsV cat?? of iBaJBlratlBB from the commis? sioner of Insurance at Hicliniond. Republican* Want Duncan. (By Aas<?-'u?r<1 Pr???! HEArFOHT, N. C . Aug. 5 ?The Itepiiblic.in county convention wa-.i held h??re today and wa* unanlnuu. for ? C Duncan l"i r?-election s. atat? ? hai: man. STORY of his tena General Wood Reports Re? markable Rescues. BRAVE BATTLE IN WAVES Chief of Ctaff Give. Certif?cate sf Merit to Private for Saving Two Companion. When Boat Capsized in Bay of Alcatraz, Cal. Illy Associated Pre*?* WASHINGTON, I? ('., Aug. a.?The I.(.nor roll of the American army thow. few deeds of valor that can overthrow one for which Major Gen ? :*al L??onard Wood, chief of staff, ?oday ?ave certifi?tes of merit to Private Lester Hanson, of the Fourth <ompan>. prison guard, at the United States military pris-ju at Alcatraz. (al. Hanson and five companion, ?en? sailing July 24. in the bay off Alca tra?. 1 heir boat capsized ?nd th?' men had practically no support to vhich they could cling. T?o of the men wen soon exhausted and sank. A third devoted hi. effort, to .av ing himself, but Hanson devoted his attention to the remaining two who ?ere fast bnroming exhausted. The re<ord ?ay* that for more than an hour, as the frantic men fought for s hold oa the overturned vessel, the wind snd tide would carry them s?sy helpless. All that time Hanson repeatedly swam t-> their assistsnee. i'uoyed them up snd got them back to the craft again. Finslly. when Privste Xssh sad Rat?*-, bxcame unconscious from ex liB-i.tlon and cold. Hsnson supported their limp IV>di??s in the ?ster unrfl ;'t. aicna's to the jitesmer Coalings ?ere na?en and the men were r??s<~ued. Nssh. after?srd.. di.d of hi. hard .hip snd Rate. ws? very ill. HOT SWINGS HOTEL BURNED Property LOSS ?s fOuOOO?Ho On* BajBBBBl HOT SPRINGS VA. ?ug I -The Hctel Alpin ?as destroyed by Are to? day Th? hotel ?ss crowied Bad tB? (pasts ?orhed v.inl- ?I'b the Sre deportment ?a aa ???nrt to aave ?he building ?hile ?be gueitf? of s ?earby hotel **?i*1ed la savin? persoaal prop? er? > No one ?i The propartr ?aa? GRKEVVlLUt. S. C. As?. S?H. F H.wkiaa ahot aad alssost bsstaat s??.ia-mor? toadaht at rfee Mill* xt.BsfBctwrtBg Com? pany D?ih Bsa-a mere atfht taSB. Ma.t^**x*ra aad ha?a drtaktat end Ha* ?-at to reitere htm at hl* po*L MarLeaaor? refa??*d ta i ?e BJ WM\ ? fM -I d..el ?n*".??i. THE WEATHER in' Saturday and Sunday; : variable winds. PK1CK TWOCKNTh MITCHELLS NAME PUT UP TO COLONEL Former President of United Mine Workers Mentioned for New York's Governor. T.R. DOESN'T EXPSESS HIS OPINION AS TO WISDOM Visiting Politicians to the Former President Suggest Po.aibl. Candi? date to Succeed Hugh?, But No D.tinit. Answer i. Glv.n?Talk or? Approaching Campaign. <Py Arn?.i.-Mied Press) NKW YORK, Aug. ?. -Theodore l.oosevelt today talked over the ap? proaching state campaign with A* s. ii'hlyman (??orge Green, of Brook? lyn, one of Oovernor Hughes' ?tauii? best supporters in the assemb? ly. Mr. Green, who Is one of the men who stood sponsor for tbe l???aten H In man-Green direct nomina? tion hill, wen' m see Colonel Roose? velt largely to talk of primary re lorm. He laid he re<>eived assurance that tlie colonel was in sympathy with the meu who are working for i direct nominations plank In the plat lorm and would drihall that he could ti help them. C II. Betts, of Lyons, New York, s inemher of the Republican ?tato commit?e?. also talked with Colonel Koosevelt on state politics. P. H. Morrissey, of Chicago, presl i.i nt of the Railway Kmployes As? sociation and former grand master of the Order of Railway Trainmen, was another caller. Tbe coltinel said they discussed hi* coming visit to Illinois on his Western trip. Truman H. Newberry. of Detroit. Who was secretary of the navy for a short time at the close of tbe Roose? velt administration, took luncfienn. with Colonel Roosevelt. Mr. Newberry was asked whether he would be a candidate for the I'nited States senate In succession to Senator Burrougjis. of Michigan. | "Not this time," he said. Mitchell is Suggested. In the course of a conversation be i tweon Colonel Roosevelt and several ? of his visitors, the name cf John j Mit?.hell, former president of the Cnlted Mine Workers of America. ?Aas mentioned as a possible candi? date-f-?r the Republican nomination, lor governor. * Colonel Roosevelt was interested greatly in the sug? gestion, although he would not ex I rota any opinion as to Its wisdom. He said he regarded Mr. Mitchell I highly, that he was one of the men I on whom he depended for assistance I when he was in the White House I and thaf he thought very highly of I Mr Mitt hells judgment. Qualified Elector. Mr. Mitchell bas been a resident of Mount Vernon. a suburb of New |\ork. for more than two years. He i is chairman of the trade agreement ; ; ommifte?- of the National Civic Ped i-ration. Altho<?-<-h he is a Republl ; can. he never has been active in ?iolitlc. and in fact so little partisan | that at the time <?f the last preal ? ?ienti.l campaign, bis name was men | tied as a possible candidate for I I?emocratic rice-presidency. | Mr. Mitchell was not at home to I night and nobody could bo found | who knew If he had ever votad ha I this state or not. but it waa pointed ?cut that his terra of residence la the ??t?te would entitle J-.im to do ec at the nest election or to run for of? fice after the simple formality at registration. YANKEES GET PRIEST. ! Danville Short-top Sought After By Two B<g League Teama. .St a?*v-*u?* T*peaav RICHMOND. VA. Ana. 5?By a i margin of *>9 min?tes the New York I American? succeeded la closing Peg. ' Hattooa with Dea-IUe. Va., ab sad of I'be 8L Loot. MattoaaJa. ror the par? ie l_tae df Sbortatop Prieet. *t the I Daarllla tea?. rnya.haa. eg m% Lowie. had heea 1 after Prieat and Dear I He Mt :hc 'trice at ?asa. The St. Loa?, taaa N?P* Y**T**_E dOB*4 M mm after la ?tarwed to pay UM. Prieat tarai arty played 4a the league asada eg at taaaa. ragiw.r? gB**wragMBt depart wat? ta WaaBlagtoB. Accuo.d Jap la iTtv i ?? i ami OAK. . Aag. rawacatM. ?a? Jaaaawaa th. mardar of Mr. aad Wra I-air*. Keadan aad their mm. Thotaaa at | their reach Bear Caaadera. Ca'. W. waa laatwred thk atWaoua at the hoaaa ef Mra. MarparU ?inhaefe, owaar of the