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of Toc-Doo Wnnt Ads. will build
up any bUfllno?8 crippled try poor
If the Finder Is Honest
a Tee-Doo Want Ad. will bring
back to you whntovar you hava
lost?and nine out of overy ten
people aro hone/it In such olr
Mutineers Will Fight
Ships Which Refuse
to Join Them.
Potemkine Sighted Twenty-Five
Miles From Odessa and Battle
is Expected?Efforts Will Be
Made to Sink Great War?
ship at Once?Mutiny
on Steamer.
(By Associated Press.)
Before the Knlaz Potemkine sailed
from KustenJI, a delegation from the
crew handed the prefect a proclama?
tion addressed to the representatives
of the powers In Roumanla, formally
declaring war on all Russian vessels
which refuse to join the mutineers.
The proclamation aay( the Knlaz Po?
temkine will respect neutral territory
and foreign shipping. The delegation
requested that the proclamation be
forwarded -to the powers.
(By Associated Press.)
The Russian torpedo boat destroyer
Smetllvy appeared off KustenJI to-day
and signalled that she was seeking
the Knlaz Potemkine. It Is stated
that the Knlaz Potemkine has at?
tacked an Italian vessel carrying coal.
There Is much uneasiness among
Russian vessels at Roumanian ports.
(By Associated Press.)
LONDON, July 4, 3:15 P. M.?A dis?
patch to the Evening Standard from
Odessa says the Knlaz Potemkine ha?
been sighted twentyflve miles off that
(By Associated Pretn J
ODESSA. July 4.?Comparative order
has been restored here and work Is be?
ing resumed In the hnrbor ,
An attempt to revive the mutiny on
the battleship Georgl Poblcdonosetz was
discovered to-day. it was frustrated by
loyal Bailors who delivered six of the
leaders to the authorities.
The torpedo boats, which remained
hero, have gone to sea.
It Is reported persistently In army and
navy circles that the Knlaz Potemkine.
Js being stalked and pursued by several
torpedo boats which Intend to sink her..
The crews of these boats consist of offl- '
cers 'who volunteered and stokers, so
there Is no danger of their refusal to
obey orders and destroy the renegadn
nhlp. The Knlaz Potemklne's hours are
declared here to be numbered. Regret Is
expressed at the de?tructlon of such a
pplendld and powerful battleship and at
the loss of life, hjit this Is thought to
he preferable to continue dishonor of her'
presence In the Black Sea commanded by
Several torpedo boats < were reported
to be off Odessa last night. There aro
other signs of activity nciong the tor?
pedo fleet. The whereabouts of the Knlaz
Potemkine Is not known here, but she
Is reported to havo \6tt KustenJI.
Mutiny of Crew of Russian Steam?
er Reported From Con?
(By Associated Press.)
ST. PETERSBURG, July 4.?It Is stated
that transport Vecha, the crew of which
Joined the mutineer* In tho harbor of
Odessa, surrendered to-day In Russian
The minister of marine has received the
following telegram from Admiral Kruger.
"The. crew of the transport Prout
when leaving Budrovo Bay mutined
arestlng the captain and other offi?
cers. Second Lieutenant NestertsefC
and Boatswain Kozlltlno were killed.
"The Prout has arrived at Sebautopol
and the crew now is repentant. The
officers have been released, tho crew
begging them to resume their posts.
Tho Prout has been ordered to anchor
at Kameshevnl Bay and an Inquiry^
Into tho affair has been opened."
Mutiny on Steamer.
(By Associated Press.)
PARIS, July 4.-5:45 P. iM.-A dispatch
to the Temps from Constantinople, says
tho Russian steamer Emperor Nicholas
II., which has boon ordered to proceed to
Alexandria in place of Odessa, owing to
the troubles at tho latter place was un?
able to leave Constantinople on account
of a mutiny of tho crew of the Emperor
Nicholas II., who insisted on going to
Odessa to protect their fnmllles.
(By Associated Press.) '
Governor Obrogon estimates tho loss of
llfo something ovor two hundred. Bodies
of the victims of tho cloudburst which
flooded this city are being recovered. The
hospital was flooded so quickly that the
patienta were downed. ?
Tho magnificent Juanz Theater was
flooded to tho floor of tho first balcony,
nnd soldlors who had taken rofuge there
had to climb to tho upper balcony to savo
themselves. Tho power plant is damaged
and tho city Is In darkness. Tho property
Iobs Is now estimated at two millions.
Premature Explosion.
(By Associated Press.)
NEW YORK. July 4.-By tho premature
PWRP .of " she", !P th0 ?P*n broeSh of
u llye-lnch gun, while a Fourth of July
salute was bolus "red at Castlo Williams,
Governor s islands to-day, Private Cor'
nelitis Hanlngton. of Company II, Eighth
Infantry., wis probably fatally injured.
Borgeant Frank Webb also was "badly
Meeting at Lee Camp.
'."his rooming at Leo Camp Hall will
Cj held a meetln? of tho Ladles' Aux?
iliary ot R. H, Lee Citrnp, Immediately
tutor the mooting rtf the .Richmond Chap
icr. u, D> uj
At 1 A. M.
Wcdnosday and
'Thursday: Vir?
ginia?8 <li o w o rs
W edncs day;
Thursday fair;
fresh south winds.
North Carolina
Pair In Interior,
showers ? on the
coast Wednesday;
Thursday f a. 1 r;
fresh southwest
Richmond's weather was partly cloudy
and hot.
July 5, 1903.
Sun rises.4:50 HIGH TIDE.
Sun sets.7::S3 Morning.8:l!S
Moon sets.0:51 Evening.8:57
White Farmer and Negro
Track Walker Are
Instantly Killed.
Mystery Surrounds the Accident.
Track Walker Knew of Ap?
proaching Express?Engi?
neer Says Neither Man
Made Any Move to
* Escape Death.
Mr. A. A. Laudcll, a farmer, and Wil?
liam Winfred. a colored track walker In
the employ of tho railroad, were struck
by Chesapeake and Ohio train No. 8 on
yesterday afternoon and Instantly killed.
The scene of tho accident was one
half a mile east of Windsor Shades. The
men were upon the velocipede car be?
longing to the section master of tho di?
vision, and, strange ns it may seem, were
going west.to meet the approaching train..
The fast flyer of the Chesapeake and.
Ohio Railway left the Main Street,sta?
tion, at Richmond all P. M. on Its usual
race to Newport News. A mile a minute
is no unusual speed for No. 8 to make
on straight stretches.
After leaving Windsor Shades the en?
gineer, Mr. Chalkley, on engine No. ?71i
saw on the straight track ahead of him
a hand-car containing two men. It was
Impossible to stop the fast moving train,
nnd besides he thought the men.on tho
car would certainly Jump to save their
lives. They made not the slightest mo\?e
ment, however, for safety, and simply
advanced to met their death. The straight
stretch of track is of some length at this
point; the sound of an approaching train
can be heard there for a great, distance,
and William Winfred, tho track walker,
was familiar with tho train schedules and
was aware that the fast train was due at
that time. The fact that the men were
on the main track and were approaching
an express train which was known to
bo due, lends an air of mystery to the
unhappy occurrence. I
Who the Men Are.
Mr. A. A. Laudell is a farmer who re?
sides about a mile from Walker's Sta?
tion, which Is about eight miles from
Providence Forge.
William Winfred, the negro track walk?
er. Is highly spoken of by railroad men.
They say ho was a good and careful
employe and they cannot understand how
he rushed willingly Into the very jaws
of death. He was familiar they say with
the time of passing trains and was a
temperate man in his habits.
The' accident occurred about 4:40 P. M.
The bodies of the unfortunate men wero
turned over vto tho Coroner, who will
summons a Jury this morning. It Is
snld that no blame attaches to tho En?
gineer Chalkley of the railroad.
Eight Convicts Escape.
(By Associated Press.)
TACOMA. WASH.. July 4.-E1ght con?
victs escaped from tho Federal peniten?
tiary on 'McNeill's Island to-day, leaving
the Island In two small boats. Before,
ombnrklng tho convicts disabled tho gov?
ernment launch by destroying tho dyna?
mo, and tho officers were unable to tako
up tho pursuit for several hours.
Virginia Editors Get Glad Hand
From Their Tar H'eel
Mr. Valderbilt to Throw Open
Biltmore to the
(Editorial Correspondence.)
N. C, July 4.?The Joint meeting of the
Virginia and North Carolina Press Asso?
ciation Is already a success.
'Many of the editors of both associa?
tions arrived yesterday with wives and
daughters, and many more arrived tb
daftv Thero Is a flno 'representation
from both asslclations, and tho sessions
promise to be thoroughly instructive
and enjoyable. There was a conference
to-day to arrange tho programme, and
the Virginia association held a brief ses?
sion, but only routine business was
The guests are 'entertained at the fa?
mous Kenllworth Inn, which overlooks
the great Ulltmore estate. All Virginia
knows that the situation Is Ideal, and
It would bo a waste of words and tele?
graph to undertake to picture the scene.
The North Carolina brethren havo
given the Virginians a glorious welcome,
and the city of Ashevlllo has made elab?
orate preparations for the ' entertain?
ment of both associations. There are to
be trolley rides, a drive through Bilt?
more.. a ball, a banquet and excursions
Into the surrounding country.
The North Carolinians are talking of
great things for 1007. They will pro
rose that the two associations send a
Joint invitation to the National Editorial
Association" to meet In North Carolina
In that year, and thon visit the James?
town Exposition in a body. The Vir?
ginians are, of course, pleased with tho
As a special compliment to tho news?
paper men, Mr. Vnnderbllt has decided
to throw open his palatial ?home to
them. This Is tho first time that such
a courtesy has been extended to nny
body of men. W. S. C.
. (By Associated Press.)
LITTLE ROCK, ARK.. July 4.-A ver?
dict of not guilty was returned this
evening by the Jury in the trial of State
Senator A- W. Covington, on a charge
of accepting a bribe of $6,000 on the bill
appropriating $500,000 for the completion
of the new State capltol. The Jury had
been out slnco Saturday night at 11:30
o'clock. After tho vordlct was announced
tho prosecution entered a nolle prosequi
In the remaining charge against Senator
Covington of accepting a bribe of $100
and a gold wntch for his vote on tho dis?
trict court bill.
Growers Decide to Erect a Large
Factory at South
(Speclnl to Tho Tlmos-DIspatch.)
terstato Tobacco Association met In tho
Opera Houso to-day, and was greeted By
a large and enthusiastic crowd of farm?
ers from all over the county and many
business men of Ihls place.
The object was to confer as to tho heBt
plan to sell tobacco and other produce
for a profit and to better tho condition
of tho farmer In general to fight tho
tobacco trust and to manufacture their
own tobacco Independent of a corpora?
tion's control.
Several men thrilled tho nudlonco with
their speeches," and it was decided to
open books in the various precincts and
solicit subscriptions to tho amount ,of
fifty thousand dollars to build ti tobacco
munufuctumg plant at this place,
Government Preparing for Any
Emergencies That May
(By Associated Press.)
STOCKHOLM, July 4.?Tho Associated
Press is in a position to state thut an or?
der for the mobilization of tljo Swedish
army has boon Issued, and that a pro?
clamation to this effect will probably bo
iBfliiod within a week.
Tho mobilization Is intended ns a monns
of giving added force to nny proposal for
settlement which the apodal committee
appointed by tho Riksdag may make to
the Norwoglun Storthing.
? i ..
Two Privates Injured.
(By Associated Press.)
BOSTON, MASS., July 4,-Whlle firing
the national saluto of forty-flvo guns at
<Fort Warren, Boston Harbor to-day, tho
(hiiifc'o of tho sixteenth, round oxplodcd
prematurely, Injuring two privates of tjw
Ninety-sixth Company, coast artillery,
one private, James L. Buckley, In the
breech of a slx-poundor, probably fatally.
Russian Ambassador and Peace
Envoy Denies Story of
Thinks Washington Will Be Very
Uncomfortable Place for
Summer Conference.
(By Associated Press.)
NEW YORK, July 4.-"Please deny for
?me that I have .given out any interview
on politics," were almost-tho first words
of Baron Rosen, the new Russian Am?
bassador to America and peace plenipo?
tentiary to a representative of the Asso?
ciated Press Jis.ilis-Ki^yer wilhelm-IL,
was moored to her docls in Hobokon to?
day, i
"When. I received the American newsi
papers," he said, "U observed Miat a'
French agency attributed to me an Inter?
view quoting me as saying that Russia is
willing to pay the expenses of the war
within certain limits. I wish y.ou to deny
this tor' me and also deny that J) have
ever given out any Interview or expressed
publicly any opinion of a political nature.
Please say that and nothing more, and
? I will be much pleased."
He-would say nothing of Russian poli?
tics, nor of.the pending peace negotia?
tions, v .
Tho Baron said he learned of the
death of Secretary Hay at sea and was
shocked by the news. Ho spoke In
eulogy of the deceased statesman, ? and
said he hnd known Mr.. Hay for twenty
five .years. Ho was much pleased to
return to America and hoped to revew
many former acquaintances.
The ambassador was asked what ho
thought of Washington in August as a
place of meeting for tho peace confer?
ence, and ho replied that It would be
most uncomfortable, that almost any
northern point would be more comforta?
ble and more acceptable. He did not
know officially, however, whore tho con?
ference would be held If Washington was
found to be out of the question. Baron
Rosen was accompanied by his wife,
Mme. Rosen, and- their daughter and
Prlnco Kondncheff, tho Russian minis?
ter to tho Grand Duchess of Hesse
Baron Rosen did not know when ho
would go to Washington. He took the
train for Manchester-by-the-Sea.
Consent of Russia Seems As?
sured?All Depends Now '
on Japan.
(By Associated Press.)
ST. PETERSBURG, July 4.-President
Roosevelt ha* resumed his effort to
bring about an armlstlco. No light is
thrown on the exact status of the nego?
tiations and tho charactor of tho com?
munication passing between the Rus
slan and Japanese Governments a.nd
Washington. Tho matter Ib an exceed?
ingly delicate ono, but tho outlook for
success nevertheless, from all Informa?
tion obtainable is not unpromising If
Jnpan Is ready to sheath the sword until
tho Washington meeting develops, wheth?
er a basis for peace Is possible, Rus?
sia's consent seems assured,
In diplomatic circles It Is felt that
Groat Britain could render service by
timely ndvlco to her ally, hut so far
as known, she Is not supporting Presi?
dent Roosevelt's efforts.
The 14 advertisements for help pub.
llshed In to-day's TImos-Dlspatch on
puge 8 aro as follows:
1 Office. 1 Domestic.
5 Trades. 5 Miscellaneous
1 Salesman,
This not only Interest those out of
work, out those desiring to Improve
their positions as well.
The Congressman Caught the
Fancy of the
Islanders. '
Speaks to Representative Au?
dience at Onancock at
(Special to The TImei-Dlapatch.) I
CHINCOTEAG-UE, VA., July 4;-Never
before In the history of tho Island of
Chlncoteaguo has any candidate received
a warmer or more enthusiastic reception
than that which was accorded tho Hon.
Claude A. Swanson Saturday.nig-ht last,
Mr. -Swanson arrived here at 6 o'clock
Saturday evening on a speolal steamer
from Greenbackville,' Vs., accompanied
by Messrs. G. Walter Mapp and W. W.
Bryan, at which place ho was Introduced
by tho latter to a largo and attentlvo
crowd, who punctuated his superb ad?
dress at frequent intervals with vocif?
erous applause: "Greenback" will lino
up for the "boy" at the coming primary.
He was Introduced here at 8 o'clock
by Mr. Harry B. Jester to an audience,
consisting of several hundred people,
where he delivered the most instructive,
Impressive and forceful speech that has
ever been heard on tho Island. His
speech was continuously Interspersed
with applause by a most attentive and
enthusiastic gathering, and when finished
the crowd Instead of dispersing, as usual,
stood apparently spell-bound for a short
while, after which many came forward
and gave their favorite candidate for
Governor a cordial handshake, ? assuring
him a hearty and loyal support. That
Chlncoteague will also roll up a hand?
some majority for the "boy" at tho com?
ing primary has been fully demonstrated.
Makes Fine Impression on the
Eastern Shore.
(Special to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
ONANCOCK, VA., July 4.?Lieutenant
Governor Joseph E. Wlllard In his speech
at Gnancock last night made an excellent
Impression on tho voters of this town.
Tho meeting which was held In tho town
hall was presided over by Mr. Warner
Amos, who introduced tho speaker. A
fine audience was present, among whicn
wero a number of ladles. The speech
was a practical, efficient appeal to tho
voters _on a progressive attractive plat?
Tho speaker quickly caught the oar of
tho audience with his Interesting and
modern Ideas advanced as to tho vital
Issues In the development and advance?
ment, of the Virginia people and the Vir?
ginia' resources. Tho writer has hoard It
stated repeatedly to-day that of tho throg
speakers at tho courthouse yesterday,
that Mr. Wlllard made tho strongest
(Continued on Second Pago.)
Almost Entire Executive
Branch of Government
On One Train.
Elihu Root Goes As Representa?
tive of State Department and
Selection is Regarded As Sig?
nificant?Number of Floral
Designs Sent By For?
eign Countries.
(By Associated Press.)
PHILADELPHIA, July 4.?President
Roosevelt and nearly all of tho present
and former members of his Cabinet are
en route to Cleveland to-night on a spe?
cial train on tho Pennsylvania Railroad
to attend tho obsequies of John Hay,
lato Secretary of State.
Tho party constitutes the largest rep?
resentation of the executive branch of
the government ever assembled on ono
train. ItJ Includes, besides tho Presi?
dent, all but ono member of the Cabinet.
Secretary Taft, who is en route to tha
Philippines, Is tho only abacnteo from
the Cabinet circle. Ellhu Root, former
Secretary of War; Paul Morton, former
Secretary of the Navy, and . Charles
Emory Smith, former Postmaster-Gen?
et al, are of the President's party. Mr.
Root will represent the State Depart?
President's Special.
The President left Oystor Bay on hla
sorrowful mission at 3:26 P. M., on a
special train on the Long Island Rail?
road. The run to Long Island City was
made in fifty minutes, tho President hav?
ing as his guest to . that city Baron
Speck Von Sternberg, tho German am?
bassador, who visited the President at
Sagamore Hill to-day.
Tho President arrived at Jersey City
station at 6:15 o'clock, anil at 'once
boordod the special train. . Ho'was joined
by Attorney-General Moody and Former
Secretaries Root and Morton. Tho spe-'
clal tfa8n, loft Jersey City at 6:45 P. M.
Philadelphia was reached at 7.4S P.
M., thoi President being Joined here by
Secretaries Shaw and Bonaparte, Wil?
son, Hitchcock and Mctcalf, Postmaster
General Cortelyou and' Charles Einnry
Smith. Dinner was served on tho train
after it left Philadelphia, over the Penn?
sylvania, Road at 8:02.
United States Senator Knox, of. Penn?
sylvania, former Attorney-General, will
board tho President's train early to?
morrow morning near Pittsburg.
? The special train Is scheduled to ar?
rive In Cleveland at 9 o'clock to-morrow
Bier Gaurded By Soldiers.
(By Associated Press.)
CLEVELAND, OHIO, July 4.?Guarded
still b*y solaiers around the bier, whllo
the halls of the Chamber of Commerce
wero patrolled by police, tho body of
John Hay lay In state throughout tlio
natlcijal holiday. Tho public In general
remained away from the vicinity of the
Chamber of Commerce, and tHo police
made a point of seeing that no unseemly
din was created by fireworks in tho Btreeta
Immediately adjoining the building. ?
Mrs. Hay spent tho day quietly at tho
homo of Mr. Mather, at Glenvllle. Many
visitors called, but to tho majority of
them she denied herself.
All day long messenger boys delivered
floral tributes at tho home of Mr. Mather.
They came from all ports of the United
States, and a numbor were sent by for?
eign countries. Early to-morrow morn?
ing the flowers will bo taken from tho
houso to tho cemetery, where they w'lll
bo arranged about the grave, while tho
services' are bolng held In tho chopol.
Tho funeral programme remains sub?
stantially as already announcod.
Tho citizens of Cleveland will hold a
Hay memorial meeting Wednesday after?
noon In tho Chamber of Onmmerco, Gov?
ernor Herrlck will preside.
Injured at Barbecue.
(By Assoolated Press.)
AUGOTSTA, GA., July 4.?At a barbeoue
celebration of tho Fourth at Gaston, In
Lexington county,. 8- C, two men wore
fatally wounded, ono probably fatally and
several others moro or less badly hurt
In a fight that grew to riot proportions.
Nashville House of Worship is
Burned for Second Time in
Its History.
(By Associated Press.)
NASHVILLE, TENN., July 4.-Flro to?
night destroyed MoKendrlo M. E. Church,
on Church Btroot, between Fifth and
Sixth Avonuos, and ono of Nashville's
finest houses of worship, and threatened
a section of tho retail dlstrtot, In tho
midst of which the edifice was situated.
Tho Arlington Hotol, directly across the
streot, was In imminent danger, and
considerable confusion prevailed for somo
tlmo among tho guests, Tho flumes
woro, however, confined to tho church,
tho loss on which Is complete and has
boon estimated at $60,000. The amount of
insurance could not bo learned to-night,
Tho flames woro discovered about mid?
night, and had then mudo such headway
that their Bprcad to adjoining buildings
seoniod certain. The church was de?
stroyed by fire once before, In 1879. The
origin of the tiro is unknown.
Yacht Capsizes, and By Hard
Labor and Bravery Party
is Saved.
Richmond citizens who went to Hamp?
ton Roads to witness tlw races of the
Intor-Atlantlc Regatta, wore Instrumental
In saving the entire party on tho boat,
Jano B. Thry, from drowning yesterday
The "Mary Steele," upon which tho
Richmond party left Richmond Monday
night, was within five hundred yards of
the JanoH, Thry," when tho latter cap?
sized. Tho members of the company
woro thrown In tho water and all would
doubtless have lost their lives had it not
bean for the timely arrival of the Rich?
mond citizens who threw out lines and
by desperate efforts saved them all
Mr. Kirk Purrish gave the outing down
the river to Hampton Roads. Those In
Vh? P^tyweru: Mr. Kirk Parrlsh, Mr,
John H. Montague, Jr., Mr. Frank Blank,
onshlp. Dr. 8 . Julian Opivmhelmer, Dr.
?-'"">' O|jponholmor, Rtr- Richard Pogram.
Mr. Frank Powers, Mr. Arthur Mayo, Mr
Thomas S. Winn. Mr. Arthur C. dray
and Mr. William S. Daniel. y'
rJIL^ cr?w?of ''If. consisted boat was oom
posed of tho following gontlemon: Cup
J4ll,3 P' Heckman, 'NorfoKn; Mr. W, 13,
Godwin. Norfolk: Mr. H. H. Smith,
Portsmouth: Mr. C. N. Oney, Roanoke
Mr. J. II, Wtoglow, Norfolk,
Clouds Appearing On
Political Horizon, He
Habit of Living Too Fast Making
This a Nation of Gamblers
and Thieves-?Concentra?
tion of Wealth An?
other Danger to
Peace. . .
(By Associated Press.)
NEW YORK, July 4-The Tammany
Society's annual Fourth of July colebra
tlon, in front of the Wigwam In JTour
teen.th Street, consUtutod about tho onlj;
publlo exercises In Observance of the
Fourth In Manhattan. The chief speak?
ers of tho Tammany programme were
Governor Robert B. Glenn, of North Car?
olina, and Lieutenant Governor jared
Y. Sanders, of Louisiana. Governor
Glenn said: ""?
"I esteem It both an honor and a pleas?
ure to meet and greet.you to-day, and
I appreciate, more than mere words
can express, the Invitation to your Wig?
wam to make and address to the warriors
of your tribe. That you have made mis?
takes, none will denyj that you have
elevatod to ofllco and put Into positions
of trust, somo who have been untrue to
their oaths, unworthy of your order, and
a menace to society and good govern?
ment, you yourselves will admit, bit
while this Is true, under the leadership
of such sachems as Daniel Tompkins,
the great John Kelly, Rl oh ard Croker,
Shcehan, Hurphy and' others with a few
Interruptions, you have controlled, direct?
ed and governed lesser and greater . New
York, until to-day It has In wonders,
wealth, and power, out-stripped
every city under tho sun, and stands,
not In numbers, but In progress and
achievement, first of all.
Political Clouds.
"The subject you have assigned me to?
day, 'Our Country,' is vast and unlimited.
Our past, telling of victories and achieve?
ments, can bo studied and read In story
and history. Our present stands as the
frplts of tho creative minds of our great
Intellects. But with these mlghty-achleve
monts and grand Results, there are forces
to-day at work .that, unless .checked,
.will destroy our nation and bring shame
and disgrace On our wonderful people.
"Political clouds, now no longer, par
haps, tfian ono's hand, are arising on the
political horizon. First Is the conflict be?
tween capital and labor. Another great
danger Is the concentration of all weilth
In the hands of a fow, the few controlling
the many. A third danger Is, wo are liv?
ing too fast, both as a nation and as indi?
viduals. It Is making us a nation of gam?
blers and trllovcs. Let us right about
face. Honesty is the Best policy, and we
can live within our means and still be
"Ono more danger, and this is the dan- ?
gor of the great cltlea?unreBt, anxiety,
a never ending, ceaseless strain on body,
mind and soul. No time-for Sunday and
rest Vlco stalking abroad in the day
and shame without fear walking at night
For all those evils there is a great and
mighty remedy, tho message of 'Christ,
the King': 'As ye would that men should
do unto yon, do ye also to them like?
The Land of Dixie.
"But there Is ono section of this fair
land, much talked about, little under?
stood and often misrepresented, and that
section Is 'the land of buckwheat cakes
and Indian battor,' "Dixie Land, our own
tfiunnyl Eouth, your South as well </? *
mine, a glorious section of this grand
country.' ".
Governor Glenn reviewed tho history
of tho South Industrially through the
ante-bellum days and tho Civil War, and
during tho porlod of reconstruction. Of
the latter, ho said, It was worse than the
war because of tho enfranchised negro's
being made a t6ol of tho vicious carpet?
bagger. Tho progress In cotton raising
and agriculture was oxtenslvely covered
by tho Governor with the accompanying
subject of slave labor. Tho history of
his Stato in the War of tho Revolution
and In the Spanish war, was reviewed by
Governor Glonn, who, In conclusion, said:
"Come tb the Old North State and see
us. and you will find tho latch string will
hang on the outsldo of our homes and our
hearts, and every Tammany brave will
have a worm and cordial welcome, and
we will glvo him hog and hominy, buck?
wheat cakes, and Indian batter and
emoko with him tho pipe of poaco."
Letter From Parker.
A letter from Alton B. Parkor, former
Domocratlc candidate for President, In
which he advocated the divorce of busi?
ness and politics, was read.
Judge Parker's letter was In part as
"Bocauso greed, left to run riot, has
produced somo bad conditions In cities
and In groat corporations, wo are advlsod
to run headlong Into municipal or gov?
ernment ownorshlp and operation. This
policy Is advocated in spite of tho foot
that, In other countries, and in tho sur?
roundings far more favorable for these
experiments than our own, thoy have uni?
formly Interfered with development and
curbed Initiative. The only alternative
thus presented for tho curbing of greed
Is that of rushing wildly into all tho porlls
of over-government.
"It Is thus mado Incumbent upon us to
rocognlzo, in tho first place, that as tho
dangers which confront us are now, they
require nothing but tho old respect for
law, a demand for Its rigid' execution, and
a rocognltlon of those doctrines and prac?
tices which fix unalterably the limits of
right and wrong. Wo do not need to
look for new euros for the old diseases;
wo have only to apply tho old remedies
In drastic doses.
"?Following tho recognition of this fact
comos tho necessity for the divorce of
business and polities, a .union which
has been so long continued mid so fertile
In evil progeny that, the process of sepa?
ration will bo long and difficult. The
Democratic party must do all that lies
in Us power to promote an end so auspi?
cious. Only In this way can It give new
potency to tho principles and policies

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