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Jai., al ?th Htr?"??*. Ki. liai? n -.ITCHELU JR ? - EDITO? io_tlona tnt4*nd??d for pr' (??laKtorBSCht-b? W y. Intonar. TERMS IN AiOVAJrCB. - yetar. .?:ilh?? ? nths ??' ' ? r??a month-. ?? J?6) ADVKKTIHINO ?????? ??--.??. | v ? ?.jut-nt. Intiaartlon. Hi ? -.onvha. ?. ??. ?-non'ha. ? ! r\:t>.T*l Sotio*??. i?*li*rh. .au ?anjwli:.jt ???? 1 r_n.?a?int Notaoea pea- lin??, .10 : a moHKR na MIAN TvV ?-?ta?? wwln? TtifB-nlerrlp ( -??mi ir. attvT? ? ? -.11 b?< r??ii rr-r?K-il a mon? t ? ? ? ? ?_? attnd aiusii ? . ? \ ?? ?;??? ?>1 < r_?H 11 Pili ?ni! ? ? ?;....-? \ ? ? ? wn ? HKj ? < U iil'l I? S4 ? IMI ItS. in Of l! the it is at is pnerl DOTI with the dignity and ability of the Chief of a 'ion. Wli pun? ishment. ?\??? ????;?? in the : of some, it may be an i mid? punishment for the offense CO But there are men in ti.? pa??es dismissed, who neither mitt? \m% nor do they know !::irin.-d ;t Yet Pres? ident atooasfIt in his fury denomi tb?'?ii liara, thugs and murder era. line of tilts most remarkable disser? tation, and taken all in all. it bave been better for him and the try that be bad not sent it. The effact baa been to subject him to ridicule and lower the estimate that some people had aa to his ability and stern good judgment. There is only one redeeming feat ure about the whole affair and that is th . ;h?Mi: .nows ?a : < ?t? v; I "* ? * s??? ; sensi 'hat in quarter?, it may be thought t aat hl? ? s \\ ?? have ? ?i aba ? incides Wh , - ? . of th? tisur?! ? ourt Pafal Military ??> . if -.- la the r W?iittakor and hazed by his whit.? ?mi. slit bl? ears in order to n?'t oat of ti;? ? ? as a lattar <?f fact, u could well ? uied that he would have sut: tl.?'iii slit in o!?l.r to stay th? il.? lett th?? institution ii and : ts are a matter of re? cord. In the ca?? so far as ? nlored soldiers ar?? ? I??! ltoos?-ve)t has left the ? as a judge to accept m aa a pvaaacator. Ho bas stabbed [justice and slaughtere-d Mercy, while I Fair-play may be aeen running in the fields afar off He declares that ?ut that inanv [of their ?-onirades bave ?-?inibii ?illy, but he has pro? ceeded to punish all of them, with? out a legal trial as si pro? l>> th?? ition and lawa try. Th? ntion ally forKet that he did not only turn bad a right ? but b< ! an Infa thugs and murdi irring tbi Here is ? bars ?c and I abarr ? nt in any ? ? - VI ? from not a ?.low. . !>ing. whip ab, l??? Was surd ? m the pen Why H? for muti ! murder? Dro? I ill?? assault is panlahmenl only les-. to be ?? ?? uied an OB by ? Ip in 11 ? tion. ltd that II :>r DM illty aaaa. lo ! >et Ilia? kstone. the ?.lelirat t" the I Punishments o* verlt) have b-ss ??G?????? in pr?'venting ?limes and amending ta?? inann??rs of a people, than such as are more merciful ?. ?.!. fOi proporli in termixed with d:. I lions of soi verity." Which of these authorities are we to accept? The American t'y? lo Dictionary, Webster's IMc tloaarr? Blackstone's Commentaries or Theodore Roosevelt's Home-made Orders and Messages? PiaaMtat Roosevelt's attempts to ? it?? ???.?!?.?;?? iits for bis action by tbe ds of the late civil war are un? fortunate for the reason fhat things doaa in the times of war under the, plea of military n??c?ee8ity, are not - (?f ;???.??.<-?> under the plea i?r Bat ."Bandi ut" th.? ser? in none of the ?asee ??ted do we find a ?In. .? eol ? <all?'?l ?liniinais and mur I, Buathnr .1?) \v?> find where any of taeua ..? from tht "Srt* Of re enlistment v?r from ? Il bran, h <>f I .nul sini was given to air ?rod men by th<??.?> might ! that ? Bt#r cout> uai ? ? that t \? ? It ii? I "If ? g th. 'and ? ? ? I ? .? - In u of mor?? mula in ? tboa Ml . all of t: Whit?? II? .ark !.. : : "?lu KBT, I ' r, bul l couutrj ..lor, pro* led oui] be Bl him ? genuin? and t.. it %?. il in the one poll ring i.ur ri^lits ara do n??' claim ? r. but >? ? rlKht the t .'..lamentai thai th?? s?.!?ii G ?Oat B, C gad 11 Btfa* ImpnrtlaJ trial !>>? a ? luted tribunal to datai min? Knut or inn??? I bey may .?.?.rtunity ??f con? fronting ? ??- agulnsl them and of producing furor. \\ ?? ?1. ny tl??? riKht of any po or lmlividiial in this republic. fi.?' United Stat.-s Sup:? rt ??r r caldani ?>f tha Unito to for.?.? ? pnraoa or a compnny t.? be a arttaeea ??r witnesses a?. If ??r th? ^ pnd we give r nuthoril th?? plain ;>r.?v <?f the OonaUlntloa of t. -. which we have previously cit?'d Th?? Issue Is plainly drawn ar.i we are prepared to m????? Kssays ami dissertation? will not do. The question is. Did Hon. Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States have the legal power and the legal authority to punish the mem? bers of ?Companies B, C and D of the Twenty-fifth Infantry for an alleg??d criminal offense committed in Tex aa? If he did not have such an au trvuri: did he dismiss them from UM tnitetl States Army and r debar them from re enlist? ment in the militar?. and? from employment in any civil capac? ity by it When he has an factorially. lie will he in a i 'tttini'.?? his lecture is color. is he ?lie thin | ing a hard time hold with leot in whtcn our ? wiving him !>? butcbcn I his as ? ? When r ives and >n of the vv hit? "Hi but his but ' PRKKIDKN G II \ ? EH <,<?\l r. he NEGRO LYNCHED AT ANNAPOLIS Taken Fn?i:i Jail . Ilang-d and Kiddlfd With Bullets. BE CON'FK ?IIS CRIME Annapolis, Md.. 1 -A mob aurnl .? ?o?vn '. ?ut It? o who on . iltod Mr?. loba ?? id . -A blti ?. a ear i bim. 11 > waa I also known by th?? name <>i Cbam ng put to 13 Of ' rs at the Jail, and none what? \. c by the pris ? 1 by the mob from the jail to a va? ant . ? qaartar of a mile dis? tant, where he w.is stn.ng up to a limb of a tree and a volley of bullets fir?-tl into him. He is thought tu have fled instantly As the body was being let down som?? I : out: "At. : white woman is a ?. On the way to UM place of execu Hoa members of the lynching party ? I ami raffed Davis whenever op aaftaaltj was offer??d. Ills bo?ly waa left lying under the tree which had I as th?? gallows. It was viewed by hun('.r??<ls ol persons during the Later a coroner's Jury waa em? panelled, nnd after hearing the testi? mony of wimesaea returned a verdict of death at the hands of persons un? known to the jury. The prison from which Davis waa taken la Km? years old. It is situated In Calvert street and is only about 500 yards from the state house and the executive mansion of the governor. The lynching party uaed senior hall of S?. John'? College for Ita assemblimi pTace. TI ?? fact la taken to Indicarte that most of th?? BaCB <onn?'ct??d with th?? affair were .'\riap<ditiins and did Station, where rs. nvid lives. Its members had ir facea and some of Bnuatrn, They were ta, but some o? . anni These an 1 watch??d th?? r.? or ?" authori .it any of the ? lb ? ? h?r tl In ;? mnri ' ? Reni" ? 1 I that a mm ? snid II DeputJ S m where ? before the jail with a bitching pi ?ter ??i.wn t!i?? d?*?: with that menni I and managed to break a hole in the door, taiOUgb which one ?if the tti'ii crawled and unlocked the 1 the building ai War <1??? ? At the dere.i I ! was lynching ? m. ami r? It living . I ry, a rope was ? BJ frlj?ht nnd ? him. ? wa-i ? nd a ! the ? I 1 Cut I : : SHE GIVES TOYS TO 3000 Widow of Great Coal Operator Makes res' Children Rejoice. child: ? 1 ? : I . klndn? DIED OF HIS WOUNDS Frederick I In Phila City Hall. Is Dead. ruder ? : | 000 from M? Ni? luti on the filtrat ion : from WO received ..n N. ? when be was shot in t hall by Fredeil. k Horn: * Bchuu*baaear wa_s the chief .or the city in tb? Of John W Hill, form?r ?bief ?tf the BUTuaa of filtration, when the 1 was .: of the charge <?f con aalrtni tion contra was a civil engin? ? ? .??? r imi?? ? tant engineer and said he ah? ? aus?? the lat? ter ruined bla boma. Hora said t.? be di awated New Ambassador Declined Peerage. ? Jacios Hry. wonbi ??? ; b peerage; but at an] ni to the Dal a a*lH ?.? t.? ? Stat?8 as Hritish ? thout changing bis nnn?.;? and thus | first plan. j country B( ? Chronicle. ? ? honor him as Jam Bl I 1 him all the BaOr* because 1.? I a title." WAS ENTOMBED FIFTEEN DAYS L R Hicks Rescued After a Grue? some Experience, Bakerefic! 1. Cal . Dec. 24.?Lindaay It. I licks, released from an entomb? ment er 15 days in a caved-ln tunnel, appeared vraH and happy after bla nence. spending much ? ing congratulations of fri? nls and neighbors, to whom be related aa best he could the feeling? tararea! within the dark, close rs of his tomb-like prison near '?odies of five les? fortunate companions, while scores of men ? -avers day and night for mor?? tbaa two w?*??ks to save him from death by digging through many feet of earth and rock. Hicks' bravery under th;? trying eon ditions won for him the admiration of hundreds of persons who watched the proRrees of his exhumation. So strong was Hicks at the finish that he helped to scrape away the last barrier of earth, and crawled, with slight assist? ance, from death to life. Hicks waa not emaciated. He was so strong that the stimulants that had l?? a-ed for him were not No sooner was the last aegment of debris reaaoved and th?? way lpft open, than Hicks begin to scrape away the rocks and ??arth and crawl toward the opening. With arms In front of his h?*ad. into the miniature tun? nel and becan to work his way slowly throuch to the otb? rf a dump car. near which he has remained dur? ine the excavating. Ills arms were b) Pr Stinchfi? Id and a miner. The t ?ne; all their strength, pulled the minor into the main tunnel, where be was placed in a sitting poel The blindfold that Hirks had rad to put on was removed, as the tunnel was only dimly lighted ?ridir?. And - I from the face of the ? .nd within a few steps of the pia? h? miner had lain for nearl? there oc eo? Dr. re In his eyes, nnd his bai ? ? II. how are you. in the eye? of Hi :ly tears that d In all t g h ta : have a tunnel that was .the ? <<n i ? I ? ing inn? ately ?? ? I t wo ? a plug al th?? tlaae He ? "own the m :i!l\??. pire- he dir ding the .on? ward thai it would not by it lay between POISONED BY INFANT SON Three-Year- Old Puts Ant septic Tab? lets In Mother'? Medicine. Kate ? ? p en on admlnlati red unknowingly bj Old Soil. M ? put llit'diiilie in i? r i left the room for a uuv ment the child put a Qaaatlt] ni antis, ptic tablets ad e hen the woman r< teraed si>?? drank the p?iti. Divorced For Failure to Bathe. Seattle, ? I a bath in th ? ? Judge Krater Bada sufficient and granted a dlTOrca to Mary Fre?lriek aeu, : Bart Candy Kills Child. a, N. J . 1?????. M Following a Uberai 11 e in candy. Ada Mc i 11 daughter of llerbert McPbereoa, died in convul? sions ? us pronoun??*??! the caee one r; ? g ami the candita are now being anal*? zed. Two Found Dead Along Railre Scranton. Pa, Dec. 26.?Bdwari dridge. aged 21 years, of New and Albert Carom fly. aged 1 Scranton. ?fere found <b-ad alon. Lack a wann? tracks at Clarks Sin Their bodlee were badly mangled. th? \ came to their death? la not k and no explanation baa been ma ?xielr presence la the vh 'nity.