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THE GREENVILLE TIMES, GREENVILLE, MISS.
A SUP, AT GOV ERHOR NOEL , ....... WAS THE PASSAGE OF ELEC TIVE JUDICIARY BILL IN HOUSE OFREPRESENTATiVES Normal College Bill Carrying an Ap propriation of $100,000 Passes the Senate by Vote of 24 to 10 May Not Pass the House Other News Jack?on, Miss., Feb. 17. The nor mal college hill, carrying an appro priat;oti2of $100,000 for the establish ment .f a state normal for the in structiori of teachers, was passed by the senate by a vole of 24 to ip. Many amendments were offered in the 'l ope "of defeating it by the ene rns of the bill. It,, mow goes to "the lower branch of the legislature where it also lias many avowed enemies, and there are very grave doubts that it will pass the gauntlet there. The enemies to t he project do not say that the bill is not a j-'.st one, and there opposition t'o it is all on ac count of tfhe lack of fund3 to estab lish the normal. &: v.. Nocl, however, is very anxious to have " this bill ad opted and he "may use the whip hand to bring the arrembers of botfh branch es of the legislature into 1'ine and pass fhe bill. TheVtate cchool teach ers association have worked hardi flor the normal, and before the legis lature convened conducted quite an educational campaign in its interests The Alcorn sgricultural college ap propriation bill passed with five dissenting votes. This bill provide? for the imiprwemrrt in many ways of the colored mechanical and agri cultural college at Alcorn. By a vote of 63 tv 26 the house passed the Q-.inn elective judiciary bill .The feature of this was that it passed over the recommendations of the governor, who sent a special message against it which was read while the bill was up for cosiMdera-tir-n. "Phis may be a slap at the ap ponntivc power of the governor. The Quinn ;bill is an improvement on the suggestions offered by the p4ovencr in this regard. By Qurnn's bill fhe judges will be nominated at the regular primaries by the people, and those who receive the highest number of votes at the polls, to be confirmed by the legislature and the gpvernior. Gov. Noel would4 bring a'bout an elective judiciary by con stitutional amendment, but this plan would take two- years to accomplish the desired result, and Quinn's bill is a ov.-.ick means to bring ab'out the election of the judiciary at once. Representative Yates sent up a re solution inviting trcnembers of the va rious traveling men's associations to appear before the railroad committee in the same manner as did tfh-c presi dents of the railrods, and pre sent their side and views in regard to the proposed railroad legislation . Legislation on the passenger rate question has been left in a state of Monfusion by. the actioi? of the Mo bile & Ohio and the Southern rail ways in agreeing to establish a con- ditionar intrastate flat rate of 2 1-2 cents a mile. Officials of other ;ra l roads strongly xppose sudh a m'ove. The belief prevails that this offer may have mam- supporters, and that the more radical element will want to go a step farther and enact a flat rate of 2 cents per mile, without any conditions whatsoever attached relative Ut withdrawal in event ; it 'should be shown that fhe rate Is un profitable. The overshadowing question of the legislative session this week, eclips ing all other objects in importance . and general public irterest, will be the Bilbo bill propo?;r.g a coustftu "tlonal convention, which Sie spe eial order in the senate 8r Tuesday. .The forces are -being; arrayed fori the fight, and, whale the indication point to the defeat of the bill, a ,de- terrmined effort wilt be rotade to se cure its passage, and a battleirtoyal is expected when the measure is called up tor debate, " -t;r. '.. ' .- Tt is frankly conceded by the ad vocates ;of the proposed constitu tional convention tfoat they have the ablest-members of the senate array ed against them. The three acknowl edged headers of the body Anderson of- Lee; . Leitwich, A Monroe, and Franklin, . of Pontotao--will vote against thCi bill, , as will practically every member whose district , lies north of the A.& V.' railroad. , . rTfe..iaU .of the, -Bilbo bill will largely determine, the trend of fu tnre' legislation. In event the senate refuses to authorize a "itutioual amendment, it is certain that the Yates measure will meet with a m- Ulair fate in the house. Then ,will 4olIow about two weeks of tinker ing with- the constitution!, which will doubtless delay the date of adjourn ment, for numerous concurrent reso lutions seeking to atraend the organ ic law have been proposed, commit tee actifcm on which has been re served to await the fate of the Bilbo bin.... . ...... '., ..... ; ..... TO SPEAK FEB. 29 BRYAN ANNOUNCES DATE OF HIS APPEARANCE BEFORE 4THE LEGISLATURE - Jatcksnn, Miss., Feb. 17. Speaker H. M. Street (has received a tele graim firom W. J. Bryan at Lincoln, Neb., saying that he would be in Jackston to address the legislature on Saturday, Feb.- 29. This announce was received with a great deal of en thusiasm cm the part of the members of both- branches of -th legislature and it is certain that this will be one Saturday "of the sessoin when the senators and representatives will not be hmrrying orff to tftoeir homes. While ne is in Mississippi the great Commoner will be asked to visit other citie of the state, and while his time is limited it is Hoped that Mr. Br3-an will at least visit a few of the cities -. of - Mississippi. - ; u .. - s; . - . SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMES TO NO AGREEMENT In Regard to the Proposed Reduc tion of Machinists' Wages Washington, Feb. 17. The South ern Railway has. as yet come to no agreement with machinists on the re ductiion of their wages. The rVad proposes a reduction af about 6 1-2 per cent., and at the same time de sirts to avoid a strike and the prob able tie-up of its system. NOT SAFE TO TALK IN THE PEANUT BELT Traveling Men Learn It is Not Safe to Criticise Things . r Paducah, Ky., Feb. 15. Traveling omen who represent Paducah houses in West Tennessee report that condi tions in the cotton ad peaut belt are just as bad as in the dark" tobacco dis trict, as far as pcrsoal violence and public feeling are concerned. One Paducah drummer, in a discussion on the street denounced the night riders and violence and about 80 farmers laid in ambus'h Vo.. punish him. f He heard of it and went another way. but he had to give up the territory, Traveling men report that one has to be careful how he talks, or he will be whipped or shot and an outbreak similar to the warehouse burning in Western Kentucky is expected at any time in ma-truer or.is "places. The School Has a Visitor Jackston, Tenn., has the banner school system) of that state, and one of the best n the south. Mr. Moore for many years the principal of the largest chotoj m that city and now assistant, superintendent, visited pur schools Monday, and expressed him elf as pleased witfb the order and work. , Our system tof. supplymg books seemed, particularly to (interest him and he said Sre intended 0 bring it to the attention of his board. Amomg other things he " asked,' what the books and supplies for the first high schHoI grade cost. When tfold two dollars, he said he had a son in that erade and wle he had some old ... V books' to begin with," he had already spent six dollars and a hajf and the year was only half gone. It is a pity Mr.- Moftre could not make this statement to" our citizens for it is questionable if they appre ciate what a good thing they posses J"ior present book and supply sy tern. ; . - , . 4 The" strain ..P"ot' rnani serves in tihe position of principal of sfchools having 1000 pupils and 40 teachers under him are very great, Mr. Mddfe has a leave of absence for this half year from his wqrk, which he will reswm uext Septfemberr "j rr" E.T E; Bass, Whitlock Afraid -of Money Germs. 'Toledo, Feb., 15. Brand Whitlock Mayor-and ntovelist is afraid of jjenms ?n old paper money and . itttists that his salary be paid him in crisp new bills - . . . JURY in SHELL CASE DISCHARGED COULD NOT COME TO VER DICT IN FORTY- SIX HOURS TO B TRIED AGAIN IN MAY Eight Stood for Breaking the Will and Four Against Reading of Love Letters Creates Big Sensa tionNames Supprtsse Clinton, 111., Feb. 17. The jury in tfhe Snell will case involving $2,000,- 000, after being out 46 hours was dis charged. Eight stood for breaking the will and four against. The cast cannot be tried again before the May term of the coitirt The sordid story of how a mother tried to sell her daughttr to a mil lionaire was rVld chapter after chap ter, in this case, when . ftae letters found in the old leather trunk of Col Thomas Snell was read ta the jury. In thees letters, written by fhe wife of the Rev.- E. A. Hamilton, a Methodist minister, expressions of affection alternated with appeals for money, and ever dangling before the eyes of the old man was the ymmg girl whose happiness a mother , was ready tk sacrifice for gold Attorney E. J. Sweeny, present ing Dick Snell, wtbo seeks to break his father's $2,000,000 will, started to read the missives in a voice so- low as 10 ue inauaiDie 10 an saave uie court and jury but the bystanders pressed forward in their eagerness ilo miss no detail of the story xnt'l it was necessary for him to raise his voice in order that the jury might hear. Only a few of the letters were read, to give an idea of the nature of the correspondence, and by agree ment the names ot the women re ferred tb were suppressed. I will soon have hcr where yem want her," wrote this mlother, after asking for $100. "If you would give me a home l.;ke you aid . 'now l wouldhavc lorved you for it. Eon't forget to fix that will. Won't yo won't you. sweetheart? Darling, give me all the money I want." . The reading Vf the love letter created a sensation Although it was known that tJhte letters were of a per sonal nature, yet' the expressons, c'oming from the wife ot a minister and intimating that the preacher knew of the existing state of affairs, were , such as Co shock everybody MRS. J. P. MORGAN TRTED OF IMPUDENT REPORTERS Conductor Says He Was Offered $50 To Punch The Face of First One To Board Her Train Los A'nigeles, Feb., 16. The un U3ual precautions taken to bring Mrs J. P. Morgan into Los Angeles with out maklmg her liable to the impor tunities of newspaper men, for whom she has developed a decided aversion on her trip west, resulted in throwing all reporters completely off the scent HTUd since her private car was switched off Svnta Fe train No. t. at San Ber nardino no brace has been had of the wife jof the financier. It is believed that Mrs. Morgan arrived at Pasadena' this morning; and is in a hotel. But the opinion is entertained in ther quarters that sftie has gone o,ut to Riverside or San ta Barbara :r a few days. Rep.r ters'who boarded the train on which she was supposed to arrive in Los Angeles were startled by the brus qneness of their reception. ; "No sflne ain-'t bn this train", said the conductor. "I wish s'ue was, then I'd get fifty bucks for. pundbing 'your face and kicking you "oh. Mrs. Morgan , is said ta have de clared she was :"tired of impudent porters," and the offer was made to the. eomdufctor by a man in her party. TRAGIC DEATHS AT BIRMINGHAM Birmingham, Ala.a', Feb "12.--Julius -Livsey, aged 23, attimpted ' to board a Southern railway s'-itch en gine this -morning in Fast " P.itming ihtam, fell in front cf ' it -muI received injuries which caused death in a' few minutes' .-'.--- ( - Ai "Dunn, collector ' for "an Ensley furnHwe store, was sho "and killed this morning" "at Wylam''a1 mhii'ng canip'l a "few- mils-away. 'Dunn had as &uble-birrete'd shotgun UitlT him ami "'as he" "got 4out'rJf Ills ?ifc;gj tlie gun wa accidentally diftv-hara-.. ; " i TO IMPROVE RED RIVER Washington, Feb, 17. Representa tives in congress arom Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas will hold a con ference Wednesday to -map Ofut the best plan f securing an adequate ap pnopriation for the improvement of Red river. '. - IS CHAS. W. MORSE MUST FACE PERJURY CHARGE WALL STREET NERVOUS New York, Feb. 17. Chas. W. Morse, the head of the ice trust and the 8iead of slome of the big financial institutions o this city, was again indicted today on the charage of per jury by the grand jury. . Morse must face all fbe charges preferred against him. - : - There is rrtuch nervousness felt on Wall Street because Mfcrse knows the inside of nearly all the big deals that have been put through on the street and if he should lose 0n.1t at his trial, he may expose deals cor? sumated by these big corporations that wtould not bear the light of pub licity, and thereby create big sensa tions that wooild shake the founda tions of many of the strongest, inst; tions. . . , TWO FINGERS WORTH $1,750. Christian Jetter, 15, WrJns Ver-dict Against Employers for AccidentV New YoTk, Feb., 16. A jury be fore Justice Newburger, of the Su preme Court, awarded to Christ'an Jetter, fifteen, yesterday a verdict, of $1,750 for the loss of two fingers The boy was represented by Al fred and Charles Stecker who s.uing the Leathersble Company of Buclc nart Vrest(chester County claimed that the conserri was liable becauje it emplo'ed a boy under sixteen with out first obtaining a certificate from the B-oard of Health setting forth his age. The dompany denied responsibility setting forth that it was caused by the boy's awn negligence. PUBLIC LAUNDRIES FOR WASHINGTON A new departure in this country is being proposed by the tctotmmisaion ers at Washington, D. .C-, where they wish to install public laundries in connection with their proposed pub lac baths. These public baths with laundries attached are very common in Europe but are new to this doun-t-y. . :, The pla'm contemplates a laundry containing about thirty stationary tubs or the use of vise women of the poorer classes. A drying rtoom would foe provided, hot air or steam drying the clothes. The cost of these publie laundries would be about $1, 000 each. The Arena. Sundany bathing is indicated as a blue-law toffense in Wininepeg. For tuately the Saturday night tub will allow cleanliness still to get next to godliness. Japs are reported from Santa Mon ica as . acting mysteriously "on an ujmfrequented bluff." Lacking the Paris date line, it is probably the same bluff which blew up the fleet at Rio. The Natchez Democrat feels very sfore because that city will have no base ball this year. , " Greenville has gotten used to the " absence of this form of amusement and so will the city of Nafcchez in time. . The Clarkdale . Register calls upon the legislature to do something or ad journ. It considers the prohibition enact inerl tfce only thing -done so far of any counseqr.'.ece, aad there is now some talk that Gov. Noel re fuses to sign , the bill ; because of sam. undomtitutional error ' ? The gQod roads movement is com ing to the front in Mississippi, judg ing irom the favorable editorial com ment in the state press, and some counties -will issue bonds, for the .im provement of the public roads in their r respective districts, whirh is a good and healthy sign , , ,- . . They also serve who .only, standj avd ;war,.Hi.- quoted . Seti. : Taft , when giving advise to the West Point ca dets W'hy not that, other line from Milton's sonwet on hfs blindness, "Thoalands "at His bidding speed?" Ot -that? other, "Wh3ibe"st bears H i mild yke,; they serve II im bestr" " TO CONFER OVER MOVE AGAIN DGTED HUGHES STARTS Mill' CA PA G FOR THE REPUBLICAN NOMI NATION FOR PRESIDENT WOODFORD IS HIS tlAB Hughes Will be Supported by the Conservative , Element of New York and New England Manager Will Tour the South -: 7 - New York Feb. 17. Gov. Hughes of New York will start at once; to make a vigorous campaign' for the fepublican noawnatsjon for president The first step taken was securing. a competent manager, and. for this, po sition," Stewart L. .Woodtord, a well known larwyer of -New, .York, 'and. a great admirer and close friend of Hughes, agreed tonight to accept the management of his cavnpaign for the presidency. Governor Hughes will be support ed by nearly, the entire conservative element of New York and New Eng land, and 'his popularity extends to many points m the west ad 'middle western portitons of the icountry.- - Mr.- Woodford ; has mtfapped out a plan of campaign that is very satis factory to Gov. Hughes and his eastern supporters. Woodford is coming soutlht in the very near future and will make a number of speeche tmoughout that section in the in terest of Hughes. After Woodford has gdne over this field, he may deem it advisable for the governor himself to make a tour of the south. Mr. Woodford will be accompanied by A. E. Pillsbwry, of Massachusetts and A. M. Fletcher, of Vermont, who are considered to be mert of great political sagacity, and who will lend tfhiedr support in the campaign in other sections of the country South ern men who will help Hughes are Jbhn C. Hpuck, of Tennessee, and Douglas et more, of Florida. AGED MAN SPANKS BRIDE It's Jackson's Way of Keeping the Girl at Home. . Atlantic City, Feb.15. John Jack son, seventy years old, spanked his nineteen -year-told bride to cure her ef going out at night, according to his own story told in the police court tonight when he was arraigned for beating her. The young woanan claimed when she swore out the war rant that the aged spouse had attack ed her with a razor, but this he denaed "I tried every way to make "her stay at home where sihe belongd, Judge, he said, "and when I found there'was no other way, I turned her over my knee. Yes sir, it cured her". The magistrate let hLmi off after he had promised not to spank his wife any more. New York Race Track Gambling Race track gambling appears to be doomed in New4 York, where it 9ias existed for years by legislative suf ferance. Governor Hughes, assisted by many of the most powerful "news papers of the state, are conducting a determined campaign against it, and ijs beginning to look as if their umted efforts will have a tavoranif eirect on the law-makers, who are strongly su spected of being friendly to thv gam bling interest. . - .v r , The tax that the state has received from race track gambling has been given to the agricultural societies in other words, tfhe gartnblers make a tonoment for the murders, suicides, robberies and ruined homes that they cause, by handing a sop to the far mers behind . whonn they hide. , Last year $200,000,000 went to the agricul tural societies from the gambling tax althougtu $200,000,000 changed frauds on the Tace: track results.; New York farmers, who would , bitterly oppose the idea their sons playing poker under state i supervision, appear to acquiesce in the present arrangement. Governor Hughes however, is one executive who calls a spade a spade. In his fight on -the gamblers he is backed by the moral, element of the state. He deserv-s to win. Dayton Journal. ' . , , r . "Pictures that are " pictnres." i Bell's motto. ' Babies photos ; a spe cialty. . J.' ' Yn willnd; excellent, board and lodging at 334 Alexander street, tek- .1 poiit 8xi. v WST ll t t A Standard Watch is an honest ' servant that renders a valuable service at all times and is faithful for the term of your natural life, and the first cost is the last. Not only this, but they are good for your children after you. We can give you about the best value that you find on account of our large line and reasonable prices, and we will tell you exactly what the watch will do and "stand by" our word. The Binder Jewelry Company. Washington Avenue Your Breakfast Will Be a Gcod One If Your Bread Is iMz Gf . WHITE CREST FLOUR. And your Coffee is made from Delta Belle Brand of Coffee. Both guaranteed to give satisfaction. 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