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M?OSEVELTP?RTY llc'll Effacq Himscfl if Colonel's Chances Will Uc Imperiled by Colored Vote. TWO FACTIONS IN FIELD ick and Tans to Hold Clearing Up Conference in Rich? mond To-Night. if tin- Colonel's chances of success ale to be Importlo?l by Um participa? tion of Southern negroes In the Hull Moose campaign, then tho negro will quietly effuce himself anil lie low for It more auspicious occdSSiort to enter politics. 'Jiil ?. in subrttunce. Is the (Heroic slant] taken by the black ami f>?n Insurgents of Virginia, sponsored si. I ::. art:.,led b> J. it I'uiljid. of tins lions of the ii'm partj Will agree upon I ? I eiir tin ? ;n.i:iiU- Siiuerxr.'' ? .? <; initiate the colored voter from both tlivlsions of the Hull Moose party. This beiiei strei tthenod, according to the statement referred to. by the fact that leaders of the Moore camp have recently held consultations with white It adars of the Newcomb faction, to which no colored brother was Inv ted. The clrcumsta.:i'.o 1? regarded as slnls Tho straighten out as far ns pos i ... the tangled skein of Republican politics as u touches the rival New comb and Moore factions of Colonel ROOsevclt's party, the black und tans Much . aim tans, ex e \ arloiis i ib I It RE, Mil Ml SI STA > HOME. Mr-.. le-llon Required to Itetnalri In I'ltthlmrgb b) lilvoree I'nctj I Hons to the settlement of the marital differences between Andrew w. Mellon, tntiltlmillionaire banker, and his beau I she rema'n In tills city and not take hi r millions to England. It wos only after .nsonted to do this that the I u: hand withdrew the sensational ' charges which he made against her and substituted the divorce libel In which he charged her merely with desertion. The wife will be permitted to have lo r children for portions of the time s-'ae ha* purchased a home In the Mast End District and thousands of dollars] are helps expended in remodeling t She is having a $10,000 organ placed In her home, while e stone wall, fash- I toned after the English stylo. Is being; built around the grounds. It Is said she received' $3,000,000 from her di? vorced husband. THIS I I it i l l: \ I' IT111 Mil II. li Ih ISO Veers Old nnd nnsom Friend of ?? ( at. Aihanv, July ZS.-?Turtle Dove is the name of the family pet in tho home of Mrs. Catherine Dillon, ia Bleeckcr RtrOot, this city. It Is a mud turtle which has been In the family slxly-flVo years and is said to b.e ISO years old. Wrinkled skin, broken shell and twisted claws are the indications of old aire with Turtle Dove. The turtle nnd the Dillon's cat are bosom friends, nnd night flnds them under the stove, with the turtle's head on the cat's paws. nnitnir.s itiivriiit THAN CO A I,. Miners MhKi- Merc Picking Them, nnd Mines linn Short-Hntideil. Pottsvljle, 1';', July 'Jv -Prominent mining officials at various points in th.- Schliylklll region, where there has been a short-handed annoyance several weeks past, alleged thai lhany ininers nnd their families spend day nfter dav upon tho mountains, sine.- h>Ckl*< berries hnvo ripened, nnd that their net earning:! from this Industry often nr.- triple what the mir rs would have earned outline, codi. Th- huckleberry crop this ve.-ir has been bumper one. It being estimated at 10.030.000 fiuarls In Schuylkill territory alone. MRS. GRACE GOES ON TRIAL TO-DAY Slic Must Answer Charge <>t At? tempting to Murder Husband. case is sensational Injured Man Will Be Carrie to Courtroom on Streuher. 1 Atlanta, Ga.. Juir 28.?Confronted by ii<;r husband lying oh a stretcher sut ferlhg from the wound which he uc cuses her of Inflicting, Mr*. Ua'sy Oplo Crate will be placed on trial In tho Superior Court bore >. j-morrow .on tho charge of assault with intent to murder Lugone li. Graco at their homo In tho fushluiiiible residence uccttun of this city on March L. j The trial comes after weeks of wall? ing on the part of the public for tho I denouement ot one of ?lie most unique criminal cu&ca In the history of the '?irt: of this State. Graco will bo brought here on a cot from the homo of his mother, Mrs. H. \_. Hill, at New nan, Ga. The mother of Mrs. Grace. A.rti. Martha Ulrich, of Philadelphia, also will be at her daughter's bide during the trial. Trial Maj lie Short. Attorneys uii both aides have com? pleted atrunKcmen ts for the conduct of the case, and It Ik believed that not inori than three days will be required establish the tulit ot the Innocence Of the accused. One hundred and eight v'enlremeh, nurn whom the Jury will he selected, have been summoned to appear at the opcr.lug of court to | morrow. Little difficulty In filling the! jury box is anticipated. Owlrifj to ihc I belief In the minds of many that son- | Rational revelations will be develops 1 <: ;rltiB the progress of the trial. It Is! expected that the courtroom will hold j only a small part of those who will attempt to gain admittance. On this account It was reported several days 'ago that the public would be excluded, i However. Judge I. S" }'.-.::. who will' I preside, states that as many will be [admitted as tho courtroom will accord- I l modate. fclugc'ne H Grace was mysteriously' shot In h's bedroom the home of the '".races on the morntnir of March The gh?nting oedujrpedj a little m"io than a year nft-r Ms marriage. He told the pol'ee, who found him that; iafternoon, that his wife had shot him ; fie was In bed aslc and - ? I htid rOiio off bit a visit, previously m - j rangt ! to :.;- mother in Newrian, Mrs. | 'Irice. an attractive woman several] ly-ars her husband's senior, was lo-j it.'.1, in Newhan, and returned to At-| llanta of her own aecnrd when she was I notified that her husband hail been I 'shot. She was arrested here as she1 stepped from the train. At her request till police took her to the hospital to] her husband, and he accused her to her face Mrs. Grace protested her' |Innocen then and ha* continued to Admitted to Hall the day after the j shooting, Mrs (iracc was rrur'/'-t''! when her husband's condition took a ' ! im for the worse. Several times ;rin. e then, nt different stages of th? ? tse, sue has been rearrested and as often released under bond lutrlng one of these Intervals of freedom she paid a visit to Philadelphia to see her moth . :? r.nd young blind son by ? former marriage, Finally she was indicted by the grand Jury on the charge of as rault with Intent to murder. Lit. Ilrspulred t?f. From the frst physicians despaired of Grace's life. Before he left the hos p'tal here he was told that he could not live. The bullet penetrated a lung and lodged against the spinal column, causing paralysis of the lower part <>f h - body- Oh Match 11 Grace was re . to ' Is ' oyhod home in New nan 10 .P..- am one his life-long friends. Re? peatedly he denounced his wife, and declared ehe had shot him for the $.7 . life Insurance taken out at her request. U .thin two months after the death of Mrs. Grace's first huoband, a wealthy Philadelphia named Optti she married Grace. They came to Atlanta to live, c. Ith money, which Mrs. Grace claims she furn'slied, be set himself up In business as a building contractor He w q ? so engaged when the shooting took place. Warrants Out for nlrkman, Bristol \"a July CS.?Warrants have been Iss ited for William Rlckman. the much-sought loan agor.t, who disap ? 1 from Bristol recently, after ng, It is alle ?ed. caught various people for different amounts. Blck man. It Is related, represented that he waS the atrent for an Alabama loan company, lie proposed to secure loans upon trie basis of certain fees which were to he paid In Instalments. It Is claimed that the army of victims he left behind Includes one from whom he probably secured more than $.*P<). kills her husband Woman shoots \fter Stic Had Been At? tacked. Atlanta. Ga.. July US.?Frank Tedder, aged thirty-eight, a painter, was fhot and killed by his wife, after he had shot at her, at their h?fna this morn? ing. According to the police, Tedder I ad gone homo lato Saturday night, rnd spent the night wrangling with his wife. This morning, when Mrs. Tedder went to it trunk to g;-t clean laundry for her husband, he caught i.ight of two revolvers lying there; and snatching one of thtiu. fired at her. The woman then caught h< r husband's band and tn the struggle succeeded In directing the pistol at Tedder, and fir it,:., two shots. Mrs. Tedder was pr rested. James Uallew, brother of Mrs. Ted? der, who was nt the houjo and is al? leged to havjj witnessed part of tin affair lending to the shjollng, als 'was held without bond as a material \t Itnes*. TO THE PUBLIC A CARD. Richmond, July 10. 1912. I appreciate very highly the endorsement of the Citi? zens' Association, and I am profoundly grateful for their public expression of their confidence. I hope, however, that they will take no offense if I take the liberty of'saying to the public that the action of the committee in endorsing me was not solicited, requested or even suggested by me. If I am elected to membership on the Administrative Board 1 hope that it will be by the vote of the people of all parts of the city and of all sorts and conditions of men. Very respectfully, ( jarlton McCarthy, Candidate for Administrative Board. Puts Ban on Love Letters .Minors Through General Delivery Window. MANY YOUNGSTERS UP IN AIR Clerk Ordered to Frown rind Look Wise as Blushing Ones Appear. ' one Is si pretty young thing at' hgc when happiness consists of a of candy and a ticket to the matt somewhere between fifteen nineteen?And asks shyly at the lerai delivery window of t:-u poBt ce If there Is a letter waiting there one, and then. If tho ogre behind grating looks squint-eyed back and th from life sky-biue envelope with 'a name on It to one's shining morn face? when all these things hap i together and Jointly, then It Is if for ono to beat It quick before of the ruling just promulgate.! by the PostinunterrOenoral authorising the i otflce authorities to require every person receiving mall at the general delivery window to submit a written schedule giving name, struct address, and reasons for desiring to be sot ve. 1 at the general delivery window r-ithor than by carrier. Tno ukase has just gone forth from Washington and will be Incorporated In tho Postal Guide for the month of August. To Double-Cross Cupid. Those who are responsible for tho latest departmental mandate cn^gt that the demand for It la wlde-aprt-ad. It comes, they say, from every city of considerable alz? which contains nny thlng llk? a robust high school popula? tion. Complaint has been registered with the authorities that while parents of romantic girls can keep tab on their ?: , Ighter's mall It delivered at the liome address, they are rendered holp leas by the simple expedient of having a billet doux Bent general delivery. The new order Is the government's deliberate attempt to double-eross < lipld in his favorite pastime of car? rying on flirtations through the gen? eral delivery window. Tie sport Is old as the Pyramids. .Jacob. It is. quite imaginable, wrote fervently uptih scent? ed papyrus-, whi' h ho rolled into i dainty cylinder and hid in a hollow tree trink whence Rachel filched It when Daddy Laban was taking his sleila. John Alden. in all probability, planted his lyrics In some prearranged rendez? vous, where Prlscllla found them and tucked them Into her shirtwaist before either Miles Standlsh or the Village gossips could get next. Dew?rc, Minn lUehmond! So, little Miss Richmond had better beware when fhe asks artlessly" at the general delivery window at tip; n\ W post-ofllce n?xt September If the::: is any mail for her. l.'nr!.> Sam Is on to the pauie and knows that full many a missive passes, safely from Jack to .Till, which, if delivered through the regular channels to Jill's street address, would receive drastic treatment from the parental steam roller. At the moment when It Is least ex? pected the heartless Individual who presides over the plRcon boles may hand presides over the pigeon holes njay hand out a blank form to frightened little Miss Richmond, and ask her to answer somo pertinent questions. And th n when he has found out that her homq Is on West Grace or F.ast Rrond. he may be fcln wondering why Miss Richmond Is willing to walk twenty blocks to tho i it-office to get her mall. When he has proceeded this far. the jig Is up. He will write to Mr. and Mrs. Richmond, and then?gloom. No more billets doux. .lack will grieve and Jill will peeve, but?Joy. there will still he the picture shows, w h< re one doesn't have to give one's home nddress pnd where a nlcle purchases an hour <>f twilight where Jack and Jill may 1am < nt the new post-office ruling In one, long, luxurious lamentation. 1'orecnst: Virginia?Fair south, show? ers north portion Monday ?;r Monday night) Tuesday, fnlr. North Carolina?Fair Monday and Tuesday. Special I.oonl Hum for Vrsitrrdnj 12 noon temperature. 3 T" M. temperature. Slaxlmum temperaturo up to S P. M. Minimum temperature up to S P. M. Mean temperature. Normal temperature. Deficiency In temperature. Deficiency In temperature since March 1. Accum, deficiency in temperature since January 1. Kvcess In rainfall since Starch 1 . . . Accum, excess In rainfall since January i. I . 21 l nenl Observation S i\ 'l. Yesterday Temperature . S2 Humidity . '? I Wind, direction.South Wind, velocity. :'. Weather .'.Clear CONDITIONS IN IMPORTANT CITIES. (At 8 P. M. Mastern Standard Tlnu Th. Place Richmond .... S2 Ashevllle . T! Atlanta . si vtlantlc City.. 7 ! ltoston .. 7? Buffalo . cs Calgary . 7>; i :barlcstoh ... RH :Chicago . si i I ienver . 7S Dtituth . 71 Galveston . . Halt eras ... Havre . Jacksonville Kansas City Louisville .... S5 I.ynchhurg . Montgomery .. ss New Orleans. . St New York. 70 Rorfolk . 7f. 7? v.-, Oklahoma Pittsburgh ... 7(i Raleigh . S2 St I.otils. St! St. Paul. 7f, ?San Francisco. 51 Savannah .... SO Spokane. SS Tampa . 8>i Wash., D. C. .. 7S Winnipeg .... 70 VVythcvlllo ... 71 lo; so on 04 sr. 7S 81 Weather Clear Clear Clear Cloudy P. cloudy <'loudy Clear Clear p. cloudy Cloud v Clear Clear Clear Clear r cloudy Clear Cloudy Clear CHear Rain Clear Cloudy P, cloudy Clc?r Cloudy Clear Cloudy Clear V. cloudy Clear CU.ndy Clear Clear MINI VT1 ltl". ll.VIN.ll'. July ->o. 1012. Sun risen.... Stil HIGH Tin F.. Sun setM. 7:1*) Morning.... 4:40 Moon sets... S:.11 Evening ... B:li VARIED PROGRAM FOR LAWMAKERS Important Problems Come L'p in Senate This Week. ADJOURNMENT FAR AWAY Democratic Caucus Mav Overthrown in B ship Dead! ' Washington. .Inly 2q Battleships, the Judge Archbald Impeachment, the fur seal treaty, Parnms Canal legis? lation and tariff conferences will bo Injected jinto .the coming .week of Ccngresa, In a manner to disconcert those who aro anxious to finish up tho annual appropriation bills. <rlo?e iho session and hurry off to cooler c'.:m- i. Judge Robert w. Archball la i" make answer before th Senat Im? peachment court to-morrow to clia ges or misconduct nied aga'i t it m by the House of neprosOtittttlven s. VVorth litgtoh, his attorney, was In conference : st week with many 3? : a tors, and made h clstar that Judge Archhaid WOUld prefer a contlnuan .if ihe case until fall or winter, before 1! ?? formal trial opens. I IK thtH week. The managet . I >i :!..? Hou-?c have until Thursday te examine Judge Archbald's answer and file a rep.;.. Mr. Worthlngton. on behalf of Judge Archbald, will rhalto ft request to ha\ o tho case poStpohod. It It; tjiilievo-.l a majority of the .-Senat-? favors thu p'tt ponement. Htnators Bailey, Pomerent . Smith, of Georgia; Kenyon. Brlstow. and other.-, of both parties, are urging Immediate trial. The d-adlock between th-t tvro houses over the battleship program has pro-! duced a threatened epl'.t In the Demo? cratic ranks of the IIou?e. and a jns slble overthrow of tiie decision of the Democratic caucus. The .S' r.ate has de? termined to adhere to Iti demand for! two battleships. In tho hope that the House Democrat* will this week re? consider their '?io-battlcshlp" decision, rmd consent t: the building of one Dreadnought. Senator Lodgu will call up the Inter? national fur se.tl treaty' in tho Senate [tomorrow, and endeavor to have iho ' bill acrced to. willen would put the ' tieaty Into a(fy?.-t. Senator U-tnde Bea will Insist upon a consideration of '.he Panama Canal hill lmn-ediatolyf.tif . terward. and ivlll endO.iynr to held that ; measure before the Fern'e until P. is j acted upon. A renewal of the tariff Issue In the House may develop during the week, if the Democrats decide to pass the cbt P i; bill. Success with otlv-r men.'urrs i In the Senate has made tliein '?? the Senate would oct on a cotton tariff bill if It were sent to them. Oinfor epe? eommtttees on thv; tariff bill.' al? ready passed will be appointed during , the week, and !in effort made to adjust PERMISSION TO SHOOT Hoy Stands l*p riefore His Companion and Is Billed. l.n wr?r.c?, Mass.. July 25.?"1 gave ' him permission to shoot me." writ' Louis Dion, aged eleven. In a boyish scrawl, on piece of paper to-day. th- ?: l.'tood up before Henry Talboit, aged ! twelve, who shot him dead through ! the heart. The shooting was the result of a hoy's pride In his new 22-caltbre rifle, and a dare from a companion who ?'didn't believe !t could kill anything." The rifle belonged to the Talbott boy. who was shooting It from the window of his home. Young Dion came along and remarked that brother had n similar rifle and "It was ho good." "Give me permission to shoot you. and I'll show you whether it Is any good," the Talbott lad Is alleged to have said. Dion wrote out the permis? sion on a slip of paper. Immediately there was a shot from the rifle and Dion fell dead. Talbott and Henry White. aged eleven, who witnessed the shooting, were arrested on a charge of man? slaughter. The police claim to have I the note written by Dion. (Continued From First Page.) substantial majority, to reverse the action of the national committee, aid It referred the contested cases to the committee on credentials. When our committee met rules were adopted by unanimous vote. No one desiring til make complaint as to the seating "! any delegate was prevented Crorh i'1'v 'senttng his case. The committee even ! considered cases which had been de? cided by a unanimous voto of the na? tional committee, notably the Indiana case. ''Tho committee on credentials of the Republican National Convention c.in? sists of flfty-threb members. Tin committee in every case sustained the decision of the national committee, and in no case by majorities of less than two-thirds. This .statement of facts, Indorsed by forty members of the committee. who listened patiently through all-day and all-night sessions to evidence and argument In order to be abb- to Jud;."' ease:; Intelligently ami pass upon them honestly, should be a sufficient answer to the reckless, unwarranted and untruthful issertions contained in the statement signed by eleven members >'f the commute i two of whom did n 't attend sessions of the committee; did not hear any of the [evidence presented, and nearly .,11 ol I whom Indicated their bias by voting l In OVery case for the del-gates known to bo favorable to Mr. Booscv.-lt. |n ! el iding numerous cases In which the action of the national committee had been unanimous for the Taft d. le? gates " As appendices the statement carried the majority and minority reports of the credentials committco on each ot t i..StS Fir Infants and HMldren, The Ki?d You Wm Alwo/o Bought ?lgpatiuru of WILSON iS MANY MILES OUT AT SEA Kar From .Madding Crowd, lie P?ts Finishing Touches on Speech. BACK TO SEAGIRT TO NIGHT Known That He W ill Discuss Tariff Issue at Length. Seagirt, n. j.. July 28.?Governor .Wilson was still at sea to-night, aboard i private yacht, putting tho finishing touches to his speech of acceptance of j the presidential nomination. No word of any kind came from him u? tho sum? mer capital and there is every reason to believe he Is many miles out on the' .ocean. Mo will return to Seagirt to : morrow night, unless he changes his pluns. Joseph P. Tumulty, his secre? tary. In whom alone the Governor has [confided the name of tho yacht, expects j to meet the Governor to-morrow at onei .of the numerous inlets along th" I coast. I Ihn location of this inlet is as much ti secret as the mime of tin- vessel which bears th" Democratic prenldcn-1 tiai nominee. After Mr. Tumulty has transacted hi* buarness with the Gov emor, ho will land. The yacht will Steam out and heud for another haven j up tho coast. Tho Governor will land ? '.luring the afternoon and come by motor to Seagirt. A week will have elapsed since his departure to seek seclusion In which to write his speech. It will be the vernor's first public comment on the Democratic platform as an entirety. It will be delivered, bero August 7, at tho ceremony of notlllcatlon. It the day Is flno the Governor probably will i talk from a little knoll In his yard, be I ncuth a group of elms. While the Governor has declined to l r.caat his speech. It Is known de? nn.tely here that the tariff wilt he dealt with as the leading Issue. In , Close relation t? this the Governor places the high cost of living. The latter he it; .'aid to regard as but a (a vl lopnient of the present tariff sys? tem. Then are other points, be has , intimated, with which he will deal. Friends of the Governor. In the light p'f his past utterances on this question, and from the manuscripts he left be I hind him when he went Into seclusion, assert that the Governor will declare Ih ills speech for a tariff revenue and not for free trade, and will urge il gradual rather than a sweeping re ! auction In tariff schedules until the ' ti'riff becomes actually an Instrument for revenue, as he defines the. word, I J und not for protection. Thero is no doubt In their minds, j that the Governor will devote somo I portion of his speech to the relations between what he calls "big business'' and the tariff. They point to speeches made by the Governor before hi" nomination. In which he declared that tho growth of "Idir business" has made the tailiC theories, as originally propounded, an? tiquated: and upon these declarations they base their forecast. The Governor expects to go to Tren? ton Tuesday ami has several appoint? ments with party leaders there .luring! the day. Ills appointment book for the! remainder of the week also Is well till- f ! ed. Governor Glasscock Orders More Troops Out to Quell Striking Miners. Charleston, W. Va., July us.?The Third Hattallon of the West Virginia, National (ii.ard was ordered to-night to proceed at once from Mount Gretna.l l a., to il,.? Paint Creek mining district of tills State, where a strike baa been on f?i months. This Is the second cull Seht to Mount Hi etna, where the guardsmen have been attending a sum? mer school of Instruction, within a few days. 11 y tu-morrow, 4.05 Stale soldiers will be scattered throughout the mining district In an effort to quell the rioting and bloodshed of the past several weeks. James Roberts, a bookkeeper at one oi the Lewis mines nl Chelyun, \va-> I shot In the hip to-day ?s In: Walked toward a train. At the time many miners were congregated about the I railroad station. Warrants for tho i arrest of some of the miners were Is-' I i ...I to-night, and an attempt will be made to serve them In the morning, a preliminary hearing bar been set for! I to-morrow afternoon nnd ti company 'of militia has been sent to Chelyan. j I The situation to-night at Mtlcklowl and Tomsburg, scenes of vlolohce last: week, Is reported as quiet, although! ; further outbreaks are feared momell-j I tnrlly. Governor Glasscock did not Is ;.mi. a prpclomatlon to-<lay declaring I martial law. Such action had been rumor. d. It is said he and his advisors j b. licVO there should be greater forco i i f militia present before taking; Ihis llurri twnj From Camp, Mount Grotnn, Fa.. July 28.?Lato lo day the commander of the several I companies ..f Weal Virginia National [Guard, in camp lore, received orders to break Camp ami hurry to the coil Holds for guard duty nt Paint Creek. that Slile. Compnules e; and | left for Paint Creek In it special train within two I hours aft. r tho orders were received i Another special train was ordered, linil , late to-night or early t?-morrow morriliifi tie- balance of the companies ; will leave f.,r pie seal of trouble, ! Together with the troops from Tlr glnln, the West Virginians worn pre ' paring for their Arial manoeuvres to ? moi row. wh. ti th. orders caused a hurried change in their plan?. Three compnules were recalled for strike duty last Friday. t ii \/.v m i l. \ii ? <>m \x FOI'.VU TO in: N\ 15 \I I'llY 1.-is Angeles, Cal? July 28.?Insane through constant IndlilgCnb In her only pleasure, the counting of pennies nnd small silver pieces bogged from pan jtorsby, Loota Soybold, an ancient char aotor of the street corhors, was sent io th,. sytum recently, and there found to-day to ho worth at least 1.100,000. Arrnngemcnta are bolng made to send her to the cue ,,f twa sisters in Okla? homa, where nho owns largo Iracta of kind. FIRST CHOICE "I have been so charmed by the beautiful tone und very delicate toiich of your 'Smalt' Grand Piano that I would like to place ,in order with you for one in Priina Ycr.i (White Ma? hogany) for my home in Trance. 1 can assure you that it will be a pleasure for me to use the Hardman Grand Piano at any concert at which I am free to personally choose the instrument I use.' CHARLES G1LIBERT, Baritone. WALTER D. MO.^S & CO., 103 East Broad Stn t. Oldest Music House in Virginia a? I North Carolina. iey ig wipe out CHICAGO FAfvliLY Five Masked Assassins Open Fire on Two Women in Bed. Chicago, J?lj 28.?Police hive thrown a dragnet; to capture tlvo armed ud sassins who forced their way into tho home of Mis. Helen DaUmaII, fatally woiinded the woman and shot her daughter, Uiizabeth, aged sixteen, us ih'c woineh lay in bed, and attempted to kill William BlUtmun, the woman's vm. yesterday. After a fusillade of shots, the men, who were masked, tleth -Mystery surrounds the affair. First reports to the police were that the men were buglars. who were forc? ing their way Into the kitchen of the Uauman home, and were surprised by Mrs. Uauman and her daughter, who heard them enter. William Uauman later told tho pollen a different story. The offtctira are sure the man ara not burglars. They bellvo thai they v'hm assassins, and that tho shooting was a deliberate attempt to unnlhllate tau entire family. Mrs. llaumnn Is forty-six years of age. She Is the owner of a saloon at 3?30 Ifonorc Street. She lived In the rear of the building In which the ?aloon it located. She was shot through tho shoulder and the right lung. Her .laughter wall shot through the arm. According to the story told tho po? ll-, n women were awakened by a noise* In the kitchen. The daughter wanted to Investigate. The mother told her to He still. I .lust then tho men broke Into tho I bedroom and opened fire. Both women I screamed and the men then rushed Into t o room where tho son, William Baumen, was In bed. They tired ns they entered, hut none of the shots struck him. Thon the men fled. I Mrs. Bauman, at the hospital, said she knew of no reason for the attack. , The men did not try to rob the house. ;she s.-.ld, but fired ns soon as they entered the room. She says she lias no enem'es that she knows of. Neighbors say that five men. be 1 loved to be Italians, were In the vicin? ity of the house during the morning. Only meagre description* of the men wore obtained. Only Alternative to Leaving Country Is to Join Mexican Rebels. El Paso, Texas, July 2S.?Americans in Northern Mexico have been officially notified by rebel commanders to ?Ivo Up th.-lr arms and leave the country, according to advices received here to? day by representatives of the Mormon colonists An only alternative is to join the rebel ranks ami tight against the constitutional government of the republic. Refugees from the Mormon colonies In Chihuahua are flocking to the bor? der. The first group of nearly l.OuO men. women and children la due to arrive here by special train early In the morning. A. \V. Irvine, of Salt Bake City, i Mormon apostle, Is making ar? rangements for the reception of tho refugees. Tin y will be housed in tents If necessary, anil tho ill Paso custom house building will be thrown open to them. Apostle Ivlne bus tolesraplied complaints to Senator S'inoot, of Utah, and Governor Colquilt, of Texas. According to advices received here, rebels armed with an order from General 'Inez Salazar, commander at Casas Grandes, and vested with au? thority from General Orozco, com-| mander-ln-chlef, visited the home of the Mormons in Colonla Duhliah Stttur-I day, and confiscated 300 rifles and much ammunition. This also was done at Colonla Juarez, a neighboring s.-,''.. nicht; H was reported that stores were looted In Muova Cascns Grandes, and a Chinaman killed, when he refused the rebels the right to enter his store. The American population of Colonla Juarez and Dubllan Is more than I,GOO. That this Is but the beginning pf a geiteral move to disarm all I Americana in Norhtern Chihuahua believed. It Is said that the rebels; next plan to raid Madera, where the! wood-winking mills of the Pearson Corporation are located. tlules Stolen Prom Stable. D, J. Farra'r, colored, of 610 North First Street, yesterday morning re? port, d to the police of the .Second District that his Stable was entered Home time during the night before and two bay mules, valued at Si!"''. Stolen. The police have Information which, It IS ll.lieVed. Will lead t,. tllC I ? . 0'. C. V Of the animals and the capture of the thief WATRONH?SGREW OF SPOTLESS KIOS New Experiment at Western Union Works Wonders With Messenger Boys. To downtown business men the crew of youngsters employer! by the West? ern union Telegraph Company have within tho past two weeks beooma known as the Spotless kids. The caU for a messenger no longer turn? na tho street gamin of popular fiction with cap awry and hair unkempt and s'kco unwashed. Instead thero appears a natty youngster In faultless uniform with a face asceptlcally clean. And thereby hangs a tale. Two weeks ago there was added to the Western Union forco Miss Margaret Bock, of this city, who undertook to Introduce canal methods among the messenger boys. Shu' was gftcn a largo room In which to oparato and sh? IHled It with a sewing rria^hln*. and other paraphernalia designed to af tord first aid to the Injured. And In addition to that she laid In a stock of soap. According to some of the boys she also laid In a liberal BtOclt of sand-pnper. Combs and brushes and an assortment of buttons wero other Items of Miss neck's out lit. Miss Heck Is on tho Job all day and sees that eVery member of the llttl? hlcyclo army Is clean before ke 's. permitted on the street. The kids line up In dress parade and the owner ot a dirty fist Or smudgy face is sent to ? latihdry for repairs. When a but? ton is lost off the coat the messenger loungers In bis shlrt-slooves urytll It replaced by another. When It ts missing from the companion nether garment, the kid retires Into seclusion until the deficiency Is made good. The matron system is a new stunt on the part of the telegraph company and works like a charm. Miss Beck has been In the service hardly more than two weeks nnd the U.Iff'e.rence in the general appearance of tb forty-odd messenger;) employed by the Western Union has already evoked comment. wiiir.s ItnOKEN VERTEBRAE, Woman RecoTerlna; After n lleronrt*. ntde Operation, Orange. X. J. July 2V ? What Is con? sidered o!.? the most remarkable CttSi s In sUrgory in this section in some time is the nlmost complete re coverv of Mrs Mary Mariano, ,,f 1,1 Or chard Street, this city, whose back was broken more than two months ago in a fall clown n flicht of stairs. Instead of using the plaster cast UsUally resorted to when a spine Is fractured. Dr. Edward Calvin Solbert performed an unusual operation by re? inforcing the fractured vertebrae with tine wire. When the Injured woman was first removed to the Orange Memorial Hos? pital the lower part of her body was paralyzed, owing to the compression on the spinal column of the fractured hones of the vertebrae. four verte? brae arches had to be removed, nnd then the bom s directly above nnd be? low the injured part of the spine were securely Joined by line wire. Enough rigidity was secured by this means. The surgeons Who are watching the r.ise say the nerves are regenerating, and thai Mrs Mariano Is now able to move her legs nnd feet. rnlla llenrnth Train. I Special to The Tlmes-Pispatoh ] Taslev, Va., July 28. ? While endeav? oring to board It moving freight train at Taslev to-nlght, Clifton Homers, twenty-two years old. a farmer resid? ing n.ar Mearsvllle, lost his grip ami foil beneath the train. Ills right leg u::s severed below the thigh, one toe cut off his l.-ft foot, nnd he was badly bruised about the body At th? tint" of the accident the young man wa? trying to steal a ride to Itloxom. He was taken to Salisbury Hospital, OBITUARY Colonel Harry Hodges. ! S.lal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.l Norfolk, Va.. July ?Colonel Harry Hodges, niemb. r of the Board of Con? ti- I. and one of the most prominent residents of this cltj", died to-day at his home In Motrbray Arch, after a lingering Illness. The funeral will tak? nine* at St. r.tike's Episcopal Church Tuesday nf terho?n at 4:80 "'clock. He was slxtv. ot ? years old Colonel HpdgOs was one of the three original mbmbelra of the Board of Con? trol nnd was the first chairman. tie was re-el, oiod for a term of six years In [918, lie had also served several terms as member of the City council before being elected to the Hoard of Control. He was colonel of the Fourth Virginia Regiment, and at the nut bri ak of tho SpanlSh-Amerlcan War was retired because of ill health. lie in survived by a widow nnd four chll Snmiipl Kllnesfeln. [Special to Th- Tlnies-nispateh. 1 I larrIsenburg. Va . Jub 28.?Samuel Kllflgstelri. ilftv-four years old, died Friday in the Hebrew Hospital; Balti? more. The funeral was held here to? day A native of Germany, he cam<> to Harrlsonburg nearly forty ydars turn und for years was n well-knot i mer? chant Ho leaves his widow, ? ho wns Miss T.oown-r. and several clj ldren. .1. ii. Horrlv (Special t.> Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.l tiynchbiirg, Va., July 29?J. H Mo> rls a well-known roSideht of Monroe, died at his home In tl it town Friday night nt 8 oVIo * Mr Morris was seventy years of r>g. DEATHS KHi'L-TMe I. on luly 28 |012, at Pltts btirgh. Pn., i a con BBKTj formerly of this eltv He was a brother of Mr. Julius Edel Funeral nt Pittsburgh, Fa . TI "ES? PA V, July 80. MORTON re !, .Sunday, Ttilv 'j<t. at l?.?n p M sit ber residence. 1105 West Main' Street, MKS HELEN THAW MORTON, wife of Clement R Morton. Funeral from All Saints' Enlscopa Church Monday aettsrjnoon miy 28 at :> o'clock. Burial In Holly? wood. BalttmOro ?,tpers please copy. itERSH-iSW*-?Tiled, .Ttilv J7, nt t.vncrt l.urg. Va.. .VftlS LIZZTR) ICFRSIMW. wife of A. Korshawj .laughter of th* late Jacob and M. K. Poh, formerly of Richmond. Vs.. aged sixty-six.