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TUB DtBPATOH VOVSDBD IS?. WHOLE NUMBER 17,288. EIOHMOND, VA.f FBIBAY, AUGUST 17,1906 Texas Citizens Have Drawn Cordon Around Fort Brown Garrison SITUATION HAS VERY UGLY LOOK People Are Leaving Homes on Danger Side and Business Is Suspended. OFFICERS SAID TO BE AFRAID OF NEGROES .Reported That If Latter .Were Allowed to Participate in Maneuvers, Militiamen Intended to Use Ball Cartridges?Many Rifles Sold (By AiMcUtad Frew.) BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS, Au*ust 16. further trouble is feared here with the nsgro troops, A cltlson guard of l?O men Is stationed along the road between this city and Fort Brown, and If the negroes attempt to leave the garrison it is the ?vowed purpose of the citizens to shoot them. Four hundred rifles were sold to el tiren? yesterday. Tho report that the officers of the garrison are themselves afraid of the negro troops has determined the citizens to take no chance. Many people are leaving their homes on the side of the city near Fort Brown. Business Is nearly suspended In the city. . It Is thought by some that the negro raiders committed the recent acts In Brownsville In retaliation for the report? ed Intention of Texas milltts.rn.on \? use ball cartridges ' in the event the United? States permitted the negro troops to participate in the Camp Mabry maneuvers. Adjutant Gnnoriil Healln considers it unwise to send State.troops to Browns? ville. ? j**' "v, r '.'";' "., \ Situation Threatening. (By ?Mtoda^ed Press.) AUSTIN, TEXAS. August 16.?Accord? ing to a telegram received by Governor Lanham from the authorities of Browns? ville, conditions there are anything, but reassuring. While all is quiet to-day. it 1? reported that there is an armed body1 of men extending from the city proper to the barracks, and It is believed if any negro soldiers show themselves thero is danger of immediate and serious trouble. While the Governor will not make public tho substance of his tele? gram and will not make an ofttrlal state? ment concerning conditions there, It Is learned that by agreement with the Fed? eral authorities he has .sont a ranger force to Brownsville to preserve order. Dispatch from Fort. (By'Associated Pro??.) WASHINGTON, August 16.?The fol? lowing dispatch, received by General Alr.sworth, the military secretary, from Major Fcnrose,, commanding the battal? ion of the Twenty-flfth Bifantry. negro troops, stationed at Fort Brown, Tex., gives the first official Information con? cerning the disturbance at Brownsville, which was alleged to have been caused by the presence of negro soldiers, Major penrose was not In possession,of all the Emets when he sent the dispatch, which follows: "Reference to your telegram yester? day. A shooting ocourred In Browns? ville about twelve-ten morning of four? teenth, In which one olvlllan was killed and the chief of police wounded In right arm, which,had to be amputated.' Be? lieve shooting was done by enlisted men of this post,, but have not as yet been able to deteot guilty party. Am conduct? ing most thorough Investigation possible and working Jn perfect harmony with citizens' committee and ' Mnyor of Brownsville. Guard of one-third of gar? rison, one company, oonstantly on duty: ?11 enlisted men confined striotly to. post End no one allowed to enter but the Mayor, members of citizens' committee and those having official business, con? ditions well in hand by both Mayor and myself. No trouble since shooting, and antic?pate none. Full foots reported to department commander, wire and mall.". It Is stated at the War Department, that no new policy has been Inaugurated In the matter of sending negro troops to various military posts In Texas, In fact, It is said, more negro troops have been stationed In Texas than In, any other State and no complaints on this score have arisen heretofore, CUT GUARD'S THROAT AND RANSACKED STOCKADE (By AstMiated Preia.) CHARLESTON, S. C, August 16,? Feigning Illness, three' negroes, Alpnzo Goodwin, Hammond Wilson and George Kerny, conylots, serving long terms on the chain gang of the sanitary and drain? age cominlBBlon, at work near Ashloy Junotlon, Btopped lp the stockade to-day, and about 2 o'clock, having asked for water, seised and overpowered H, O. Stello the whits guard, and out his throat With a butcher knife, killing him. Two "trusties" were locked In by the men, who ransacked tho guard's rooms, donned civilian clothes and escaped to tho nearby swamp. The men. contrary to rules, were not ohalned Jn th?. fjtock* ?de. The trusties broke out and spread (he alarm. A sheriff's posse Is scouring the woods with bloodhounds. M' ,.,???. *?l\? .?:. '-?j MISS NILKA DE SMERN0FF, Whos? Relative? and Friend? Feared Sha Might Be the Victim of the Assault by ' Russlsn Troop? Reported Wednesday. , POLISH Mil OF Many Killed and Wave of Terrorism is Still Spreading. GIRL CHASTISED WAS NOT AMERICAN Has Been Identified as Anna Smirnoff and Is Not Con? nected With Prominent American Families, as Was at First ? Supposed. (By A?*-elated Press.) ST. PETERSBURG-, August 18.?To? day's, dispatches from Poland ore hardly lees grave than those of last night..At Lodz, after the p?lice station. had ,been blown up and burned, Cossacks ' and other troops, fired volleys Into the crowds, and more'or less street fighting followed. The casualties are not given. ?' At Warsaw also street fighting occurred to-d?y, especially in the Jewish quarter, the revolutionists using bombs ' against the police, and. troops. One hundred and fifty persons aro: reported? to have- been wounded by-rlfle fire and thirty by bombs. A boy threw a bomb at 9 o'clock this evening Into a. procession which was passing, through Cliolpdna Street,;Warsaw, on- Its - return from a pilgrimage ' to the shrine of the Holy Virgin at Rokltno, near Warsaw, wounding two ot the pro? cessionists. The explosion attracted a patrol of Infantry, who,without warning fired a volley, woun<Umj, 30- persons. To F?rce!Civil War. . -: '? A band of revolutionists to-day attacked a government alcohol store, and-shot and killed a clerk and wounded two other persons. ' Tiho. band tried .to rob tho cash drawer. A patrol of. infantry sur? rounded the house, and the revolutionists fired from the. windows,- but all of thera were arrested. Tho Polska Gazota and tho Dzvon P?lskni organs of tho Polish nationalists,' to-day. published strong -leading arUcles denouncing the state of anarchy which the socialists are producing-in Poland, Their object, the papers declare, ?; is not the attainment of freedom butthe bring? ing about' of a civil war. ' - At Plock last night five. policemen wore killed and two were wounded. The as? sassins escaped. Revolt Flames Out, The war of terrorism whloh theflghtlng organization of the Social revolutionists declared Immediately after Parliament (Continued on Third Page.) HEARD eOVERNOB. NEGRO Appeal of South Carolina Executive Unable to Stay Mob. PEOPLE CHEERED BUT HEEDED NOT pi Would Not Object to Cutting^ the /Ropc to Hang That Scoundrel, Provided "the Law Says Sol".the\ State's Head ?Declared/ (By Associated ; Pr<ui*,) . COLUMBIA, S. C August'16.?Within tho'shadow of the .-home'- of ' hlgf victim. Miss Jennie Brooks, after, ?having been identified by her, and after!; Governor D. C Heyward, who T?-day went to the scene ' of' the trouble, had addressed the mob in vain, "Bob" Davis, the negro who on Monday murderously attacked Misa Brooks with intent to commit as? sault, and who afterwards outraged a negro girl fourteen years old, was lynched1 at Greenwood, S, C, about 7:80 o'clock this- evening. r;' ?.. Governor Heyward reached th'e scone shortly, after the negro' was -captured. A, platform, was erected In a fence, corner j on the premises of the victim's father,', from which platform Oovcrnor' Heyward;! addressed tho mob in an effort to prevent j tbe lynching. The Governor ' beseeched' the mob'not to lynch Davis, but In vain. At the conclusion of his speech the Gov: ernor was vociferously' cheered. The mob then removed the prisoner from the.view of the Governor, and riddled him with bullets. It Is Impossible to estimate the crowd, as cltlxens from several counties had gathered at the scene, and for two days had been In pursuit of the negro, but It Is certain that hundreds of bullets; were sent through-his body. . The.militia In that section,of the State Is now encamped at Chlckarrmuga, and there were no nearby troops to be called upon. The Governor's Guards and the Rlchland ' Volunteers, 'of this city, had; been ordered to, hold themselves In read? iness In-the event their sen-ices, were needed,' but the mob was determined, Appeal of Governor, The negro - was captured '?? in a creek, ? lied hand and foot and brought to the' home of. his victim for identification.; When .they arrived .at' the gate bf; the; Brooks' home," a great- crowd gathered there.- "Let's .wash "ida face, boysf before w? take'htm to the bouse," said some ?one, but the! crowd was too impatient,; Four men were delegated to escort -hlmi to the -house. The young lady, lying; on her bed with a deep gash in.her throat, turned her eyes toward t.he negro' as he stood there between his captors, his hands tightly -bound with a rope.; "That's the scoundrel," she sold. ' "I know. him by hlB eyes," The negro was removed outside the house. "Hear the'Governor," said sonie one, and ho began In his clear voice a most Impassioned appeal. . "I know," he said, "that nothing could take place that could keep you;, from1 hearing tho Governor of South Carolina."; The crowd applauded. "I come here alone," he continued, "not bringing any troops, only two newspaper; men came with mo, and they as well as I are South Carolinians, Just as you -are, with like feelings. You are my friends. Here 1 am, not alone as your Governor, but as your friend. Duty to State. '.?But-it. Is my duty to enforce the laws of South Carolina. Don't cheer, men; ! this Is a solemn occasion, and I am very much in earnest, and besides it excit?is the ladies, and.this Is a consideration that appeals to all South Carolinians, The residence was only forty feet away). I come to appeal' to your manhood. The Question is, shall the poople ? be allowed to be ruled by their passions.and pre? judices, or shall the supremacy and the majesty of the law be upheld? I promise you on my honor that a speedy trial as the law allows shall be hold. I would not object to cutlng the rope to hang that scoundrel, provided tho law says so." "I am here alone," went on the. Gov? ernor, "but I represent tho majesty of the law; I repreaont the State of South Carolina, your State and mine, and I say to you I beg you, I implore you, In God's name, don't put another stain upon our fair State, I plead with you to let the law. take Its course. You have (Continued on Third Page.) Rumor Has itTIlat the Deal Has already Been Made. EICHELBEROER HOLDS AN OPTION -Said to Have Paid $60,000 for the Property, Which; Will ; Become Great ?Theatrical Resort?Weils Will Neither Affirm, nor Deny. Campbell's Hotel, on .the corner of Tonth and Broad Btre-at?,' may In the near future be turned, over to Mr. Jake, Wells, whose brother-in-law will act as his manager and pcMOTO?'representative, This' is the rumor? that.,was', abroad on the streets of Richmond yesterday, and although none of the Immediate polities to the transaction'" would confirm ' tho story, it Is believed tobo truo.' On July ?23d Mr, Harry Elcholberger secured from Mr, ' John Campbell.an" option for thirty 'days' on ih? vhotel, paying, it? is said, ?250 for the privilege of'.purchasing later at $50,000. The' story '? goes that,-Mr. Elchelberger acted for Mr. Wells, who will make the snug little hotel a gresit^theatricat resort ,' Will Not Talk. Mr. wells, .when-questioned, refused to make a statement further -tlian to say that negotiations hod been in (progress, ?but that; nothing.) had-'-been definitely -, settled. He declined' to say that he had not made the purchase. '? Mr. John Campbell ?aid -that It was news,to him that Mr. Wells was the ptir-' chaser. He said: "Mr.-Elchelberger, ,who-some time ago purchased the Valentine property, at the other end of the square, came to mo early In July and aeked me:fq?r. an option. After ' considering tbe - matter ' for some, time I put a price, on'i;the...hotel, -and gave Mr. Elchelberger an option, which expires on August 23d; 'It 1? Immaterial; to me whether I' sell-or not^for the hotel' is a. good property.-' I;:do n?t know that a ?ale has been'made. It's-new? to me," .Mr. Eichelberger Denies. Mr.' Harry ;E1ch?lb'?r;g??r'.'ia;!lll at.his. residence near ;,Chestet'>-^ih?jr^wwer to "a ""telephone'''hvem?sag?~,,tie-spn't wo^-that he" dehic?;;;positlvely that ?. sal? had ; been made of Campbeir?-"Hotel, or that. nego- 1 tlations with. Mr. Wells ?had boni .pom ?pl?ted. On the, other hand, a-gentle r?an'.close to.Mr. Wells stated yesterday that he understood that the sale hod been rriade.f and that .Campbell's" Hotel woiUd:be;owned by-Mr. Jake WoUs, who ?woiildV.'pl?ce his wife's brother in charge' there:. '. ' . What Mr." John Campbell will do In eventof a sale of his hotel Is not known. He-owns a handsome property ?.in Ma thews county, ?adjoining Judge Garnett's estate,; and it may be that he will devote Ids time-In the' futuro to looking after his extensive 'oyster Interests there. KAISER AND KING HAVE AFFECTIONATE PARTING fBy Assr>cIatod Press.) CRONBURG, August 16.?King Edward' left Frlederlchshof at 9:30 this morning. Emperor William, Prince and Princess Frederick Charles of Hesse-Nassau, and tho Crown Princess Sophia of ?Greece, ac? companied him to the railroad, station. The leave-taking of the sovereigns was . particularly cordial, both- klsslnp: each other on the* cheeks. The. Emperor ac? companied the King to his compartment, where they engaged in conversation until the train was ready to move. King Ed? ward proceeded to Marlenba?d, :and tho Emperor returned to Frioderlchahof, WILL CALL OFF STRIKE THAT HAS COST MILLION (By Associated Proas.) ? BIRMINGHAM, ALA., August 16.?A special from Wytend. In the heart of the Pratt Mines District, says that provisions ' were distributed as usual to-day to tho Htrlklng coal minors, but the miners .were Informed that this would be the last dls 'tributlon, and that tho strike at tho minos of the four big furnace companies, which uas been on for two year?, will bo called off next Monday. The strlko has cost the miners' organization,,over a million dollars. : CANNON BOOMED FOR PRESIDENT SPEAKER CANNON. ICED MAN CRIED IE? Pathetic Sight at the Preliminary Hearing of .Young McNeil ? and Elmpre, YOUTH ASKED FOR BAIL Was Told; by- Magistrate That Grime;Was Too Grave for ".. That^ol'd'Comfort. I: Justice of ?> the Peace J, S, Wlngfleld, of Hanover Courthouse, yesterday morn? ing: wired Governor'Swanson as follows: "Blmore-arid; Mcl^eir treaty, ulcoly . by' King: H??lil?m p?ople^ana';..landed.! saf?jjr.JnV.K.ln^"VVWU.taJnjj?^.'' ' ,- , ;?, Tl?e telegram-was-:to aijfu're' the Chief Executive that ' no ? harm would be done' the boys who .last Saturday . night held up and robbed <Messrs.. J, T. ? and G. E. Powell,'..'of' King William- county, and 'Who were arrested as. suspicious charac? ters in' Hanover, county.'and. kept ln; Jall: until ..tho- authorities of. the coutiiy, In which'. the j crlnie was committed could act. i'-'..-... The order of Governor Swanson, re? questing* thp Justice of 'the, peace to sond the boys to Richmond; for, safekeeping did not reach Hanover county until the two youthful bandits ..had been turned over to the Ktng William officer. At the request, of-Attorney ?. P. Card-, Well, who feared violence to tho boys at the .hands of the people In the vicinity of tho store they liad robbed, Governor Swanson-"issued an order to havo them brought to Rlohmond." It was'some two hours after the departure ? of tho prison? ers from the Hanover jail when the tele? gram from the Executive was'received; . Late yesterday afternoon, after having received the message from Governor Swanson, Justice Wlngfleld sent this tel? egram : . Wires "No Trouble.' "Under Instructions from Common? wealth's Attorneys Haw,- of Hanover county, and Lewis, of King William county, boys were delivered to King William authorities at 11; o'clock, No trouble." After the receipt.of this telegram, and knowing that his order had not reached Hanovor county In time to be complied with, Governor ? Swanson. took no, further notion, but Just waited for developments. In order that ' the Executive might bo fully postod. regarding the .safety of the boys, the justice of the peace sent tho other telegram yesterday morning. Mr. George P. Haw, who. has an office In the Merchant?' National .Bank building, Is the CommonwealUi's'Attorney of Han? over county, and he consulted with Com? monwealth's Attorney H., I. Lewis, of King William oounty, yesterday morn? ing. Mr. Lewis was In Richmond for a short time on business, and did not know (Continued on Third Page,) Speaker Swept Off Feet by Enthusiasm at Convention. SPEECH REFERS TO LABOR AND TARIFF Defends Party's Course Toward ' ? Unions and Sounds Keynote of Coming ? Campaign. Will Revise Tariff . When; Necessary, So He s?ys. . (By Associated Press.) DANVILLE,, ILL., August ?16.?The con? vention, of; tbe Republicans of tho Eigh? teenth Illinois.Congressional,District here to-day renomlnuted, the - Hon. Joseph G Cannon for the eighteenth consecutiv? .time.-'"-? :.--.,- ;-; ; . - .-, ? _?. '--. '???-. ?-.;??> j ?'-, ? .... There '.wob th>',: greatest ,enthus|a&m, es P??r?ia|ly over; .'the prospective ciiildldae; ?riC Mr, Cannon for President. -' Mr; Can 1 non-had not intended to. launch, a boon for President, at this convention,vbut th< pressure of his supporters was so great a-3 to .'sweep away'his. wishes in the mat 'ter. ? Mr. Cannon's supporters in his own district, will likely,; urge tho State con v'?iiuion to make similar endorsement. Cannon's Thanks. The' resolution endorsing Mr. Cannon for President .was adopted' amidst the greatest enthusiasm, Mr. Cannon sold; ' "The resolution which you have*'just adopted, coming as It does from those whom I-have represented In the National House of Representatives.for over thirty years,' touches mo ' profoundly. I would ' bo less than- human,, did I not appre? ciate your, expression of compliment, when ' you mention my napie with ap? proval In collection with the highest office ' In the .'gift of the people. I would hoi oxchange your confluence for the grati? fication of any . nmbltlon'I might have, It'Is proper formo to' say, howevor, that we. aro on the eve, of. a campaign for the election of a National House of RopJ r?sentativos which may: involve one-third of the personnel of the Uhlted Stntes ??e'r.ato, to say nothing of.tho campaign liv the respective Stntos; . ."As. you are ' aware, - the election will be held in November, next. In. politics, as weil as In other matters* It 13 best nut'to cross a stream'until you como to it. Tho first stream Is tp bo crossed In No ve'Tiber next, and It Is necessary that wo should bo successful In crossing It before,we attempt to-'getovor the river In IDOS. If- In November, the Interests of the Republican party shnll again bo clothed with power in the National Con? gress and tho first session.of tho Six? tieth Congress, can i.succeed in making approximately" as gpod a. record as was made by. the first session of- tho Flfty .ninths-Congress,'-whioh has Just como to a close, cpiipled *\vlth tho addition of a wise administration by the chief execu? tive and the impartial enforcement of tho laws, tho party will deserve, arid, T-? "? . '-.?.????-1- '. . (Continued on Second Page.) LONGWQRTH SUCCEEDS EATON ON COMMITTEE Son-in-Law of President Is Made Secretary for International * Policyholders, , (By Associated Press.) NEW YO.RK, August It).?Representa? tive Nicholas Longworth, of Cincinnati, to-day was elected secretary of the Inter? national Policy-holders' Committee of the New York and -Mutual Life -Insurance. . Companies, ' to ? succeed Seymour Eaton( who recently resigned. This notion was taken at a meeting of the executive com mittoo, at whloft Mr, Longworth was present, the others In attendance being former Judge Alton B.. Parker, Governor Roberts, of Connecticut; J. G, Heniphlll, of South Carolina; Colonel Shook, of Nashville, Tonn.; Har.low %V. Hlggln botham, of Chicago, arid Samuel Unter myer, general counsel; A olerk will bo employed to perform the ourrent duties In c?nnecUon with the secretary's office, as Mr. Longworth'is. leaving for His home In Ohio-in a-Xewdaya tolo?H after his I political1 interests., FIREMEN HAD ROPE ON GAMBLERS NECK Wholesale Raid Made on Dens and Attempt to Lynch Proprietors. ELMIRA, N, Y? August 16.?A volun? teer firemen's convention at Canton, Pa., attended by fire companies from five Pennsylvania counties, ended In a riot and attempted lynching this afternoon, A large number of gamblers were attracted to the place and all sorts of games were openly run on the main street. The gamblers did a flourishing business. Soon after the parade a mob of about 100 fire? men swept Into the street with a long rope, This was tied to every gambling device In the line and the firemen dragged them through the street, completely de molslWng them. T)>a ?amblers were rough? ly handled, and some of them quito badly hurt. One map refused to give up money he had taken from a man from Troy and the mob got the ropo around' his neck. but ho managed to throw It off, and a policeman rushed him Into a hotel,. tho windows In which were broken by the ?nob, MANY HURT IN RIOT IN PHILADELPHIA STREETS Three Hours Before Detail of Mounted Police Could Disperse Mob. PHILADELPHIA, PA? August M.-Fro Vjuent disturbances caused by striking shirt-makers who wero employed at the factory of Tutleman Brothers and Fas gen culminated to-night In a serious riot, during which ft score of persons wero Injured, hut none seriously, The rioting occurred in a congested section of the city, and so great was the mob that a dotail of mounted police was summon? ed and it was three hours before tho crowd was finally dispersed. Eight of the ringleaders were arrested, To-night as the non-union workers were" leaving the mill, they were surrounded by a large crowd of strikers, and a general oncounter resulted. The disturbance con? tinued during tho evening, and the streets were rendered almost Impassable by the strikers, their sympathizers and others' attracted to tho sceno of the fighting. The patrolmenof the district were unalba to quell tho disturbance and a riot call was sont in,' NON-UNION MEN AND STRIKERS IN BATTLE One Killed, One Missing and 25 Others Are More or Less Seriously. Hurt. (Hy Associated Pressa PITTSBirRG, August 16,?As the result of a battle last night at Butler-Junction, Pa. botween union and non-unjjpn minors, Steif Reway, a non-unionist, wna fatally ?tabbed and Stoyen Moseley Is missing and Is supposed to have . beon killed, Twenty-five others wero lujbi-o or less seriously hurt. About thirty non-union miners assom bled.iit Butler Junction and were enjoying thonVuelves In a quiet way< 'when thoy woii suddenly attacked by the )num whom they had supplanted at the mines.. Sticks, stones and knives wjre used us the'attacking weapons, with the result that nearly every ono of the non-union miners sustained some kind of an Injury. Finally the assailants retired, and It was found that Reway had been fatally wounded and Moseley was missing. Eleven arrests of suspeotu were, mado to-day, . ? OVERPOWER WATCHMAN, TRY TO WRECK BI6 MILL Set Boilerhouse Afire and Flames Attracted Workmen to the Place. (By Associated-Press.) NORRISTOWN. PA., August 16.?Hav? ing, overpowered the watchman, Charlea Rlloy, at tho point of a pistol, a score of men last night attempted to wreak tho now $K?,U00 Iron mill building, which Is being erected by tho Loiigmead Iron Com? pany In Cronshoeken, near .here. That tho mill was not pulled" down'la due prob? ably to the Inexperience, of! the men In running n hoisting engine, The damage wrought win be several thousand dollars, Tho wruckors set tho holler house oflre, Tho flames attracted the attention of a, workman at-tho adjoining mill of tho Longine'ad Company. Thinking uhlB hovist) was nflro, he gave an alarm, and work? men started to nut out the flames. They then discovered what was being done, and put- tho Wreckers to flight. The Identity o? the wreckers la not known. No. 6 Couoo?^imes-Dispatch Post Cards, To-Day?Coupon No. 6 HT. P. BRUCE IS CHOSEN Nominated by Democrats Amid Great En? thusiasm. SLEMP STUMBLES INTO THE HALL For a Time He Seemed to Be h? Danger from Excited Democrats, "BRUCE AND BRYAN,1 ELLYSON CRIES Resolutions Endorsing Bryan for President Carried With a Will?The Ninth District Democrats Are De? termined to Beat Coi. Slemp., (Special from a Stall Correspondent.) BRISTOL, TBNN., .. August 16.?Th? Democrats of the Ninth District to-dai nominated Bobert . P, Bruce, of WlSfc ? county,: by: acclamation' to succeed - Col?; on?l Campbell Slemp, whom the Republi? cans have elected to Congress since 190B. The convention which made the noml? nation to-day was one of the ; most en--; thuslastlc; In the history of the district;'' and I found-.lt hard to find a man who. < would say Other than that the district.; wpuld be "redeemed" thls;fall, to use the. good ^Democratic expression. Colonel Slemp attended the convention'. Ho was' present for a. half hour or such; a. matter during the session this, after? noon. He had been seen on the'streets"., all day. Ho-made his'appearance In the' convention hall while Judge Duncan,- of Lee county, was seconding, the .,nomina? tion, of .;Mr. Bruce from' Uie(pl?tform. ,1 Mf;-; ^Slerh? was seen .coming down the :?is?e,.-" followed by; twp''br thr^e; pe>)pl?"-ftt"l?ast;-: one 'of'the number being, a.Bepuj3llcan.?-(?; Mr. Slemp "either," did riot're? .tha;-r,?pe' stretched across the aisl? to ' pVev'?ni?" other than delegates occupying' seats reV/'i served for. thorn, or',he ' wished to gee ; through, for he rushed:the barrier arid': was thrown to the floor,,'His exclama.-;N tlon, which was- unintelligible, could; not bo heard , plainly on the stage, but H ? served to call the u tten tlon ',of the 'delq-,.?'. gates to- his presence. . judge Duncafi?'. had just been denouncing vsiemplsm'' .In ; the. strongest language, and other speak-.''. ers had worked . U\e delegates. to ahlgh .' pitch of enthusiasm and opposition to the "Black Eagle from ScreamersVille,," as* Tait Irvine designated Mr. Sbamp. . To Mob Slemp. ; When the doughty colonel was dlsc?vry ered to bo'In the hall there was. a.shout.. of "Put him outV'^as every one Of ' the. crowd of several hundred people sprung" to. his foot, , The greatest confusion ? rolgned,- Chairman Trlnkle hamrnerlng the tablo for order and ' pe?3ons seated on tho stage making efforts to quiet tho crowd. There was a rush for the Congressman, -.' und It looked as though he. would be taken out by force. Mr. Slemp. did not seem to roallzo that he was in any dan? ger of being forcibly ejected or handled In a manner likely to soil or dlsarranga his clothing, and was shoved, into a seat by Sergeant Cocko, who was In the aisle ,m? sergennt-at-arms of tho convention.' Several husky fellows stood close to whore the Congressman was given his seat and kept back the crowd, which seemed ben^ on throwing out the visitor; , judging- from their loud cries, ' and the ? angry ' forward,- movement.' Finally, -.af?'" tor tho lapse of ? probably ten minutes, oidor was restored^ arid Judge Duncan was able to continue his speech,' It. vas devoted to tho most sovere criticism?\ of Colonel Slemp, who frequently, made some remark not Intelligible to those seated on tho stogo. ?Ho sat wltli his lint on his head, a broad smllo on his faco, as though ho did not dearly, un? derstand what.Judgo Duncan was saying,, but ? assuined It was somothlng compli? mentary. , ,,,,4^ Sydney Wheeler, of- Pulnskl, madeAa rnttllng speech, seconding the nomination., ot Mr. Bruco, and the smiles on the faco - of. Mr, Slemp chased each other like raindrops on-a window pane, . Slemp Retires. The'Congressman, however, appeared to grow tired ot oratory, and while Judgo Martin Williams, ot Giles, was making,a seconding speech, Colonel Slemp arose, and .began making hia wny out of the building. There was much guying and laughter as he proceeded as well us considerable comment, neither subdued nor friendly. Judge Williams turned the temper of tho audience. "Well, I'll wait till the Keeley. patients are out of the way," he cried In stentorian tones, which Colonel Slemp could havo heard lind ha not been so busily engaged In trying to solve the very serious problem Involved in getting down the steps. The remark caused the delegates and others to break Into laughter, and a situation which had presented a serious atpect, turned it? humorous side, Be? yond the quoted sentence from Judge W'illlams's speech, none of the speech?!? made reference to the Incident, though tho temptation for comment must have beso strong. Enthusiasm and Harmony, Th? enthusiasm and harmony which marked the session of to-day's convention . were Its features. Prom the outset there was not a discordant word uttered nor art Incident to Indicate that the utmost har* n-.oiiy did hot prevail In the ranks of th?