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THE GREENVILLE TIMES GREEN VTLLJS, MISS.
,- f 9 I Jfe -J ft "1 . r- if it ! S 4 SHELL CASE TO BE TRIED RICHARD SNELL ANNOUNCES HE WILL ASK FOR A NEW TRIAL NEXT MAY Son Tried to Break His Father's Will, Claiming He Was Insane About WomenWas Left With Only Fifty Dollars Clinton, 111., Feb. 18. As was cx-pe-tcd, Richard Snell, oti f the late Oc'l. Snell, the acd millionaire, and lever of yi:ig girls, announced to-rfa- fhat he will ak for a new trial to dontc-t the colonel's will a.t the tTm oi tt circuit court in May. In h trial finished the jury cooid rt-'t ajree ort a verdict ar.d ta din harmed by the judge, j - The -irt to breaw the will of the late Col. Sneil wa3 brought by the eccentric millionaire's' son. Richard Snell, ireidm of the Clinton bank. Tt 1 ia - bee n .rite with vensalrjns, chief r wiiicCi wrrc the '"Snell letters' written by women' and young girls to the old man. who va , willing to pay lavishly tor being loved, and for iheirig told s-o in affectionately word ed rpUtles, m which appeal- tor mon fv mingled with expressions of en '.learment. tht- ie1cgram were so'm; wife f :i clergyman, win from thc not "iiiiv epresed her own t.n-e. but told Sncil t'aat her daughter. IJ er -! .--iiM love him if he w.iild -end hi r money. Letters from the girl herself, bearing o.it the pn mie V-! the mt!ser. were introduced at the tri:i of the uit t break the will. When C.d. Snell died in June. 1907 be left an estate of $2,000,000. To 1 1 Richard, he let: ' -'dy an an- timUj oif $50 a year. To a grand nice Mabelle SnH! MrNaniu. he left pro nntv vained :t Ss(ioo and . an an Titiitv ' $1,000 per year. ", c res"" ' V of the property he left in -trust, in terest to he added 'each year t th? principal. utHiJ twenty years ;ifter the datih "f hi youngest grandchild then l.n.it 5 years of age. Richard Snell sought to break his father's w . 11 11 the ground that he Aa in-sane about women. TEACHERS FIGHT j DUEL WITH KNIVES 1 Washington, Feh. 18. Prof. Rene C. de Serviere is in a critical ccn-diti-n and IVu. Otto Flinchinger is under arrest, after having had his In juries attended to at a h'ospital, as the' result of a duel Vith." knives at a late hour last night in a hallway at fr.ie Berlitz Scaool of Languages, lo cated at New York avenue and Four teenth street. N. W. M. de Serviere i professor of French arrd Filnchinger professor of German in the school. The last named lost his position, tt is aid, and accused his Frencli colleague with having a hand in his dismissal. They mt in a hallway and quar reled. Flinchinger attacked de Ser viere with a knsfe and tftie latter de fended himself with a similar weap on. Finally de Serviere fell from the Joss of blood, having received nine distinct wounds, the most serious be ing In the chest. , FHnchkiger's injuries are not se rious. De Serrnere is 31 and his as wilajtt 21 years of age. RIOT CAUSED BY BOARDING HOUSES Oowjelhrnlle, Pa., Feb. 18. Two tnen wr Icilled ami six others seri fcsdy frujored m a riot at Dunbar, a . mining town near here last night. Two of the wkxmded were Ameri can, the dead and th other wound ed being foreigners. Forty-five per sons were arrested by the police, vH were calld to- quell othe distur bance. .' .. , -.. According to one of those arrest ted, the trouble is the outcwe f rival ry betwee-ii two bVarding 4vusl$ cou diicted by foreigners. AGAIN V TWO SHOT DOWN IN BATTLE IN HOTEL Kansas City, Mo,' Feb t8 Ja$ V, Hayes, agent of the traders dis- patch in thi city, and . John,. 0Don hell, a well kHown cigar dealer,' were sOiot ad seriously wounded, by J D. . Cosgy, pjoprietor if the Coiby hotel . . In the of fke Jot the hotel, last nigtat, Hayes and O'Dotmcl called at tht ketel vto e two men. ; they.:: believed were ttaying there 5 Kt$. When told by the tlery, Wm. Murray, that the two men they sought had left tfce hotel, Hayes and O'Donnell ac cused Murray cf misrepresention and assaulted Ivim( inflicting slight in puries, after which they went out on the street. A few minutes after they again en" tered the hotel office and resumed their assault on Murray, whose cries ',;t assistance were heard by -Cosby. As O-sby entered ''the office, Hayes attempted to assault him' and Cosby drew, a pistol and shot both Hayes and O'Donnell. Both men were seriously injured. PEONAGE J SOUTH MRS. QUACKENBOSS APPEARS BEFORE HOUSE COMMIT TEE VERY SEVERE Washington, Feb. 11. Mrs. Mary Onackenboss appeared before the committee en rules in the' house which is considering Representative Humphreys' resolution! to investigate peonage in the south. Humphreys introduced his resolution several days ago, asking that a thirough in vestigation 'o-f the charges be made so that the south could be cleared of the stigma that has rested upon it for some time. The investigation was started by Mr. Humphreys' in the interest 'of fmmi'gratnon" tvfoieh has been greatly retarded recently. Mrs. QuackercbcFs was very severe irs her condemnation of the Sunny I Side, Ark.. plantation, which is j owned by O. B. Crittenden Sc Co., J of Greenville, Miss., and on which 1 is a large cMo-ny of Italians. She ' aid no suspicion iyf peonage at- ta-ched to Chas. Scott, of Rosedale, i Miss.. v;io has a number of Ital n.s 011 Iris plantations. T'ne cominS 1 tee will get report made to the de partment of labor and commerce an decide whether a;i investigation is necessary. ..Mrs. Qr.a:kn5c ss made an investi gation, of the Susy Side plantation last year and had O. B. Crittenden indicted before the federal grand jury at Vicksburg. Mis., last month. The s'"'1 Jury HOcri, uriiuru inai uif r j peonage cliarge resting agaitw .ir. I Crittenden was without foundation ;; and tiot'Hug came of it The largest planter of Mississippi favor a ohor- otigh investigation cf the peonage I I charge and are willing tto, assist in i the investigation. The stigma that now rests ipo: them they declare I is unfair to them and makes it very difficult to secure Italian labor on their places. '. . . PURSUES RIVAL FIFTEEN YEARS: IS KILLED New York, Feb. 18. John Sciten der is dead and Rossi Morani is in a hospital, dying, a the fesult of the enmit' which began in Italy fifteen yearg ago. - ": At rtrat time b7th men were suit ors tor the hand cf the same girl, Morani married hed and Scitender threatened t'hat he would kill him if he had to follow him around-the world te get the opportunity. Morani came to America with his bride and has lived in Brooklyn ever since. . .'..-., Last night the two men met on the street in Brooklyn for the first time since the threat was made. ; "Scitender drew a razor and .with out a word slashed Morani about fhe head and shoulders. The men giappled and rolled about Hrc the sidewalk until. Morani was able to draw a revolver, with which he shot tots enmy; J . , ' :..-, Scitender died few hours - later and Morani will not live. - . . FIST FIGHT PRECEDED MEETING OF COMMITTEE Birmingham, Ala., Feb. . 18. As a preliminary to the meeting of the state executive' committee of the ad ministration faction tof the, republi can party here today. Chairman J. O. Thompson, and former Congressman W. F.-Aldrich engaged in a fist figlit i the lobby of a prominent hotel. Al drich received a blow trrrder the eye. Aldrich is a leader of the anti-admfa istratiou forces, and feeling has been bhter betweeni th-e two men tor sev eral 'months. Thorough Overhauling Beneficial A thorough overhauling of. the.af fairs of tib Agricultural and Mechan ica College would be a benifit to that institution, which is too us;ful and valuable to rbe state to be allow ed do fall into disrepute through', fac tional quarrels and petty- politick Every 4ay of, the present sivaation leisens its i rrfluence ' and service j abilky.Clatrk.HdaU' Register. FOOT A: DAY RISE IfljEIPHIS EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT . ., SEVEN DAYS WILL REACH FLOOD STAGE Ohio River is Falling at Pittsburg, J Rising Slowly at Louisville and Cincinnati Storm Moving Up Missouri Valley Memphis, Tenn., Feb. 18. A rise of about a fotot a day is expected at Memphis for the next six "or seven days, which wil bring the Mississip pi up to flood stake. After that a smaller rise will be made, but it de pends on the weather whether the present .rise will have subsided before the next.pne is due.. The' ohia river is falling at Pitts burg, but is rising slowly at Louis ville and Cininnatic. At Cairo the Chio lias risen, nearly two feet and is now five feet below flood : stage mark. A severe storm of snow," rain and sleet is mving up the Missouri val w'here heavy sonws have fallen to eastward. This will give rains of snows in the Ohio, valley and may in crease, the rise in the rivers. A warning to this effect has been is sued from the weather bureau de partment at Washington. But the water 'm sight does not indicate af acute stage. MIDDLE WEST IS SNOW BOUND Heaviest Fall of Beautiful Snow This Season is Reported From many Points of The County j Chicago, 111., Feb. 18 One of the !' heaviest snowstorms of the winter I convmenced here at 9 o'clock today I and rapidily increased in intensity. I The snow fell in blinding sheets and I piled in drifts by a 30-mUc gale. Street car and., elevated road traffic ' and telephone service' was badly in terrupted late in the day. 12 Inches at Omaha Ohama, Neb.. Feb. 18. A fc'ot of snow drifted four to six feet deep in many places! greeted the people of Ohama today. Traffic within the city was at a standstill.' 1 T rain's were vfromt one two eight h:i.:rs behind time. Eight Inches in Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, Feb. 18. -Today a bliizard that started during the night raged through this part of the state, delaying trains, stopping street car traffic and interferring with telegraph and telephvne conv 'iminicationt, Eight inches of snow has fallen and is drifting badly. Kansas City Cold. Kansas City, Mo. Feb. 18. With the temperature slightly . below the freezing pfciwt, a heavy wet snow be gan falling throughout ;western Mis souri early today. 1 ; Nebraska Frozen. : ...... ...-rr Lincoln, Nb., Feb. 18. Railway and street. car traffic is demoralized as, a result of a heavy fall tof : wow, Kansas in Grip. Wichita, Kan.; Feb. 18. A 36 miles an fwmr wind, accompanied by a neavy snow, is raging in this part erf the state today. ... Traffic is prac tically at standstill in this city. . ... Worst of the Season Burlington, la., Feb, 18. The worst snowstorm ci the season is. in. progress here today.- . .. a - ; St. Joe Tied Up , . St. Joseph, Mo.. Feb. . 18. The j j worst snow stonn in several years : ; is raging here today Railroad and j street car traffic is interrupted. j Warned by Night Riders Paducah, Ky.,.Feb. 1!. The police warning, and precautions have been renewed t oguard . agaiust a surprise It, is reported ana tatack is c6ntem plated iron the surroundtrg tovns-..' FtanersJ of Jos. Lytm The funeral of the late Jcs.rLyO'rt took place Tuesday morning from the residence of fcis daughter, Mrs. N. Ll Riteman, Rabbi Brill ofnclat ing. The services were attended by a large number of sorrowing friends of the deceased ;, and the" remains were interred iu the' Jewish ceme tery. In the death hi Mr. Lyon the city has lost one of its most respected citizens, who had a host of friends vho deeply "mourn his death. The Times sympathizes with, the' be reaved ones in their great loss. $3,000,000 ISLAND WITH FORTIFICATIONS BE RING URGED FOR MANILLA HARBOR Washingtos, Feb. 18. Naval ex perts are urging the government tJ build an artificial island at the mouth of Manilla bay to protect the harbor. The island will cost $3,000,900. Ex tensive fortification are planned . in tibe Phillipines to .make proper naval base, but there are no good natural harbors and the artificial island with its fortifications is deemed absolute ly necessary by the experts. All the islands wil have to be greatly forti fied tJo make them of any use to this - .- government as a naval, base. BEECH HARGIS IS INDICTED Lexington, Ky., Feb. 18. Follow ing a strong charge to the Rreathitt grand jury, which was impaneled at Jackson, Ky., Monday, an indictmenr was fot.in(d against Beeidh Hargis, charging him with the willful mur der Jf his father, Judge James Har gis. RAILROAD EMPLOYES PETITION LEGISLATURE . New Orleans, La., Feb. 18 The Picayune today says: A monster pe tition to the Mississippi legislature is being prepared by employes of railroads in that state, in opposition to the proposition before, the legis lature to enact a 2-cent passenger rate law The employes are, fearful j that any further reduction to the j earnings of the railroads , will causc i reductions in salaries. NEGRO DISTRICT ENDORSES FORAKER I Jackon, Miss., Feb. 18. Tlie-Tep-.ib- j lican executive committee of the 8th ((congressional district met here last 1 . j evening and adopted a resolution in- dorsig J,.B. F'oraker for. presidet. A call was issued for a convention here March 25. The negro element was in the control of the committee, the vote os the Fraker resolution being ti" yeas 8 nays. Only three white men attended the meeting. Morse Pleads Not Guilty New York, Feb. 18 Charles W. Morse, the fcw-miier banker and steam ship president suid prtoimoter, who was yesterday indicted on. a charge of perjury, today entered a plea of mot guilty to the charge, and was released on $10,000 bond. The per jury indictment grew out of "a loan of $50,000 to E. R. Thomas", concern fng which Mr. Morse was called be fore tfhie grand, jury as a witness. Fire at Decatur Decatur, Ala., Feb. 18. The old state bankbuildfog," erected in 1852, an two t-stor ybrick store build ings owned by John L. Brook and Dr. W. H. Steers "were damaaged by fire ' and " water todav to the extent of $4,000. The Joss is covered by insurance. -" " : '- What is the Real Good? "What is the real 'good?"" I asked in musing rrroSod," ' Order, said the law rf-o-irt; Knowledge,' said .the schtool; , Truth, said the wise man; .. Pleasure said the fool; jove, s-aid the maiden; v Beauty, saidthe page; FreedomN said tiie dreanrer;"" ' Home, said thesage; Fame, said the 'soldier; ' " Equity, the seer ; :- Spake my "heart full sadly: .'The arswer is mot here." :f" Then within my bosoim ' ' ' ; Softly t!fcis 1 heard: " ' '" Each "man bold3 the secret J 'v' ' " , Kindness is the' word. " " ; The "Kentucky 'Elk! The American; battleship .fleet,, is due" at .Call.-Periv tW i8Xtpoxt f ealt, on , Th-jrf day and .will -,. remain j there ur.til FeUrttary - 29th. GOUSTITUTKL DEBAT 6 SENATE AND HOUSE HAVE A ' BUSY DAY " PROHIBITION IS DEFEATED In the House by Lacking Three Votes of the Necessary Majority Aye and Nay Vote'tf on Constitu- - - tional Amendment . Jaokson, Miss., Feb. 18. The- ten ate spent all day today debating on constitutional amendment bill. When the senate reconveden at 3 o'clock Grbbs. iotf Yazoo coumty, a-esuoried ar guments against a constitutional con vention, asserting it was best to let well enough alone. Senators West, Bush, McGee and Rowan spoke for south' Mississippi and besought their fellow colleagues to 'freed the cry of south Mississippi a.nl grant her jus tice and right. Senator Dean mtoved for an indefinite postponement and the aye and nay vte was ccalled, re sulting as follows: . Ayes:. Adams, Anderson ' Bajley, Bairdj Banks, -Breland, Cunnisngham, -Dairden, Dean, Farish, M. A. Frank lin,. E. C Framklin, Gibbs Harper, Price, Sample, Leftwich, Maahon, McDonald, McMillan, Owen, Key, Potter, Sanders, Seawright, Simpson, Tucker and Vamce. Nays: Billbo, BBush, Harrell. He bron, McGehee, Rowan, Simmons. West and Whitman. Pairs-: East, aye; McLaurin, no: Pollard, aye; En gle, no; Barry, aye; Logan, tio. Mr. Billbo changed his vote in order to enter a vote to recom-sider. Tn the "house the constitutional pro liibition bill was defeated owing tfo lacking three votes of the neccessary majority. A bill was passed requk ir.g the sheriffs to secire from the names "of all parties in their coun ties holding licenses tar sell liquor and publish sa.mie in the newspapers. Gov. Noel will send a message to the legislature in the next few days recommendirg that the attorney gen eral be added to the membership "of the railroad coirftnission, .requiring 'hiimt;to attend all meetings of the body and act in an advisory capacity but without any vote in the settle ment of pending qnestions. He will also recommend--that the commission be made a court of redord, appeals from its decisions being taken direct to the supreme court. On the other hand Mr. Cunning ham, elf the senate, has a bill pending authorizing the creation . of the en tice of attorney for the ciorrrmissiin, and it is ' expected that one cf The plans proposed will be adopted by the legislature. . New County Movement A movement flor a new county,' to be. constituted from portions of Yazoo, Holmes, Washinton, Leflore, Shar key and Sranf lower counties, is stirr ing up fhe animals down Yazoo City way. . The scheme s said to be to make Belzoni the-county seat Ordinarily, a proposition to split up county, divisions into still smaller fragments is. -caused by personal am bitions Trtotre or less well concealed. A pew county means a new county seat, . several, offices tnore or less lucrative. to be distributed abonit, per haps, a new -building, all of which comes out of the already hungry pocket books of the tax payer. Th-ere is a question if the future tendency in this state will not lie in the direction of concentrating dotin ties, for the sake of greater efficiency througt-.t consolidation rather than in the direction of. making new divi sions. - V. - . -? Belzcmi with dnly abornt 300 people by a recent census, does not seem particularly well qualified for shire town ; honors Clarksdale Register. Roosevelt Should Nominate Bryan If President Roosevelt cortrnues to. adcate democratic policies wtf I feel constrained to ask it :t ; would ti-ot be more in order." for" Mr. Roose velt t'o nominate Mr Bryan in the democratic , national' convent?on rafher than Mr. Bryali nominate ;MrV Roosevelt in the" Republican Cohven" tion, as stin'gested by John Temple Graves? Tupelo Journal. - - - '-!.: Illinois for Gannon - SpTigfield, U!v iFeb, 18. The repub lican state, central---committee- today adopted- resolutions indorsing -.-J'-seplr- G, - Cannon for - the-, presidency, ad fixed the date gr IvQldvKf the, con veTtioni i this?- tcity - on Thursday. t March j6.. . - - - . ouiliGrn Commission incorporated: V- FLOUR, HAY, Headquarters SOLE AGENTS FOR SUCCESS FLOUR . 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