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A SPICY TIME At the Charleston aadjCoIIeton k Campaign (Meetings. (YON AND Bath Offer to Withdrawjmd Leave tbe Field to Gen, Yctunsns. Ragsdale . Charges Lyon With Raaaiog'Be ? cause Gan. Yonmios Could Not Attend Meetings. Eighteen candidates told the stories of their lives and their hopes in Hibernian hall at Charleston on "Wednesday night The crowd varied -from about 300 males at the opening to half that a any* towards the close of the meeting. Conspicuous in a front seat was Vincent Ouicco, known as the un -crowned blind titter king of Charles ton, who Interrupted, several of the . speakers with quest! ms relative to "the dispensary. I. was a sweltering night, but Chicco gav-. a*ay fan* on which were printed tbe Ptoflttres of himself and Til!man, labplgBBHblcco aod Tlllman, tbe two d-ter0flH0." Tbe campaigners were given a royal time during the day by i fficlal Charleston, led by Co irmah Danlei L. Slnkler, and what they wanted they did not have to ask for?it was ?all there. Much interest was added to the meeting by the arriva of Senator Bagsdale, candidate fur the ifflca'rt attorney general, who was not present at the opening ol th- campaign at St. iJeorge Tuesday, as it has b>en ex pected, that he would vigorously op pose Mr Lyon's Vie ?t? on the so-oali ?d "burniLg lssu ;" T e result of tbeir first encounrer is svated below lEach had only five minutes In which to present his side, which acooun s lor tbe lack of mor? detail. Mr. J. Willard B>gsdale, of Flor mce, made Ids first soteon asaca didate for the office of attorney g.n eral. He opened by remarking that when he determined to mako the race he had done so under the belief that the office belonged to no man, that no one was entitled to olaim it to tbe I exolusion of others ?ho sought It. He was accordingly surprised to note in the Charleston Pose teat Mr L} on deserved the office. As for himself be w? u,-d.isay that be did not ask for the i ffic^ except in so far as the people might elect to give it to him after weighing him Id the balances. But, said he, if it must be said that any one deserves the office, I tell you to look at the dis tinguished service* rendered to South Carolina by LcBjy You mans, and every patriot must feel that if tbe office belongs to any one of us it be longs to Youmans. (Applause.) But I take it that it is due to no one. The office of attorney general is not a political me Whether or not a candidate stands for the dis pensary shuu.d n t determine tbe question, Tne office requires oertaln duties un elect him attorney generali be teils you . he wld prosecute th grafters if you eU ot him attorney | general be tells you no more than what he is in duty b und to do. 11 stand here as one who bears the right from the supreme court of S.uih Carolina, as a young la*yer, and pledge myself to prosecute any viola tor of law who coupes under my pur "view. I ask for no sentiment in this race. All I have a right t > exp ct from ?ou Is a fair deal, and a fair deal is to tak. Into consideration tne Integrity of the candidates and their ability. In the past you have er durst d me ano I nave tried to merit tbattndorsem* nt. I am a staune i supporter of the -dispensary, b cause I otlttve it is rht best solution. I am unoompnms ingly opposed to grafters. Whatever are my views an tJ tne dlsp- ns&ry, no act of mine will ever be done tnat will seek to protect a man who robs the state and appeals to ma as a support er of the dispensary under the belief that I would help blm. I stand for tbe iu lfioation of tbe dispensary and for pure elections. I have favored tbe investigation of the dispensary and I hold that it was et e commltee'8 duty to Complete lit, work and report It to the legislatur. that appointed It It is now too early to judge its wotk, and simph because my opponent has been pro mlnent in the Investigation as a mem ber Of that ccmmiti.ee is nj rta->on why you should vote for him. Tnt sole qualification fur you to apply it. his general fitness. Chairman SinkJer read a letter from Attorney Ganeral Youmans announc ing his candidacy, in w loh he tolr how his duties interferred with nls participation in the campaign at pres ent, believing that ne ought, tj attend to them rather than louk afier his own interest in cnuvassin^ for loies. Mr. J. Fr?ser Lyon, the other c*n dldate for attorney general, folio-ved. Ha said he would make a serious prop osition to his frie:d, Mr. Bigrdale. If be entered the race against Gene ralYoumms because I dia so I will make him an i ff-r. I do not care to trench upon the privilege of this old soldier who stood with Hampton lo those dark days ot South Carolina's troubles. I make tbe pruposiion to him that, if be taints it is lmpropre for us to enter this campaign against General Youmans, we now grace fully witbdra* There was quite a buzz of interest at this. Mr Lyon looked around to wards Mr. Bigsdale, who rapidly came to the front and asked the chairman if be could first ask Mr. Lyon a ques tion and then reply. Cnairman Sink 1 ?69. lar said that it would be taken out of Mr. Lyon's five minutes if he. did so, and it was agreed that Mr. Lyon should proceed with his speech. Said he, just as our fathers years ago proclaimed and obtained for us the right of local self-government, I now come to lift my voice for that dearest right. I do not think the dis pensary has accorded yon that right. I j his been forced on you improperly. When the people see that it, is corrupt and rotten 60 the core, as I tell you it is, they will wipe it out. It is corrupt. However our wmmit tee may be slurred, we have breached the walls and given you a glimpse of the rottenness within, and it Is up to you to drive out tbe grafters. Our committee cannot prosecute. We have practically .finished our work. I ha?e j a formal report to present, but thej rest is very little. My candidacy resolves itself into one thing: Will you uphold the ban ner that I have raised and assist me in my tight against graft or will you let them come out with their forces and trample you in the dust? The Walterboro meeting on Thurs day was absolutely devoid of any spec ial features rxsept a continuance of tbe Lyon-Ragsdale dispute about get ting out of the race, but as yet noth ing has come of it. In his speech Mr Lyon did not refer to tbe matter ot withdrawing, but talking about tbe corruption of the dispensary and said he ought to be elected so as he could prosecute tba rascals that had been run down by the investigation. Mr. Ragsdale spoke next, says that he did not put himself as the o-ly man in South Carolina who could properly fill the Office of attorney general. He -as not the only man who could de vise plans to bring about honesty in administration Kef erring to the office he said if services entitled any man to it LeRoy F Youmans should have It, but; a man. generally, ought not to | be given * ffl ss because of what he has done, bu t because of his character and ability. He had not entered the raoe to defeat Yiumans. He withheld his pledge until ne saw that Lyon would run. As to withdrawing he said Lyon had entered the contest against Mr. Youmans because he believed him physically incapable of making the canvass and thus expected to rue without opp< sitin'n. He had no desire to oppose Coi. Youmans and would oe willing to withdraw without any string to his withdrawal and allow Colonel Youmans to be eleoted with out opposition. He would do this If Lyon will. Tata was received with applais? by tbe audience. Before Mr. Lvon could reply, time was called upon Mr Bagadale and a recesss was taken for dinner. SERVED THEM RIGHT. Several feine* lrap >nerf for Violation' ol tbo Law. In tbe UJnlte-i States district court a? Karsas City Friday morning Jud^e Smith Mc?nerK>n, of Red Oak, L passed sentence upon the seven defen dants recently convicted in this ooun of making concessions and acceptin and conspiring to accept rebates on j sb pments. Judgments in the nature of. fines were, assessed a* follow. Swift & oom pany, $15 000; Cudahy Packing comp any, 815 000; Armcur Packing comp any, 815 Ou?; N -Um n M rrib & comp any 815 000; Cbic^ro, Burlington aud Qrnoy railway, 815 000. George L. Tnoraas, of New York, was find 86 000 and sentenced to fnur mouth* in tne penitentiary. L L Taggt.rt of N w York, was fined 84 000 and sentenced to three mnnr s m tbe penitentiary. A fin. of 815 000 assessed against tbe Burl ingiun covered all four counts, the aggr. g ite am unt or thp fl es In the >even case* totalling 485 000 Ap p als wt-re filed in rauh case and a tiv of ex cutlon was granted. The bonds in the case of Thomas and Taguert were fixed at 86 000 each. Tb> st two men appeared, in court personally and upon being sen tenced, promptly furnlsbed the re quired bond - in tbe case Of the pack ing companit b a- d tbe Burllngt n were Bxeu at 815 000 each. Mjtior.s for new trials I? r the packers, ti e Burliogtoo railroad and T .omas and Taggart wer llov""uld. A CIomi- <Jail. Tbe disastrous wrecking of tra'n No.^ 16, on the C 'lumbia and Green ville line, due at Columbia at 10.45 n'elnov, Saturday but w.iich was s< ? ral hours late, was narrowly aver;*d at AUt' n Saturday night. Tbe lenw approach to the bridge over the Broan river a'i Alston was burning at th* tme the train swept over It, but for tunately the fire had just started, and tncught five tiers were burning brisk ly along with the suppor ers just under them, tbe fire haa not been in progress k-ngtnough to weaken the -upport sufficient for it to give way under the train. When the train had p.-isseri over the pi.cs some distance che engineer succeeded in bringing it o a bait, when the crew went back ar.d extinguished the flames with th water from the tubes set at intervals along the trestle. Toe bridge was fir ed, it is thought, by ao endue that had passed over it a short time before the passenger train cam? along. (Jfiliia Smtle-B. China Thursday signed a treaty ac c >rding oomple satisfaction to France for the massacre of six French Jesuit mssionalries at Nanciaog, Klang Province, in February last. Calna pa s 8200.000 indemnity to the mis sion and 840J,000 Indemnity to tbe deceased missionaries' famlies, builds a memorial hospital and punishes th ringleaders ot the rioting. In addl Jon posthnm'U* honors, which th* people of Naocaang demanded, will not be granted to the Chinese magis trates whose suloide was the signal for the outbreak. French guoboatb In the vicinity of Nanohang will be withdrawn. ORANGE BURG BRUTAL RUSSIA. Massacre of Jews by the Offi cials at Bialystok Should SHOCK THE WORLD. Worst Cruelty Russia Hss Ever Been Guilty Of. Jewish Father, Moth er, Daughter and Son Lashed Together by Torturers aud Beaten to Death. Tne massacre of the .Tews at Bialy stok the first of last week must have been, something awful. The corres pondent of the New York American visited all parts of the town, taking evidence from both Jewish and Chris tlan residents. Here is what he says: The massacre was essentially offi cial. The pol'ca, military holligans and the Black Hundred played subor dinate roles in ever case. At a period wnen a mass of butcheries occurred the police and soldiers either actively assiiited or encouraged the butchers. There are many authenticated cases of soldiers themselves perpetrating slaughter. In the Bjyare district, where the worst massacres occurred, ?ihe soldiers of the Oglitsky, Sixty third Raglment, accompanied by two cffi.'ers, massacred seven Jews at Gep ner's saw mill. Full details of this tragedy were given me by tbe surviv int; manager. When the soldiers were occupied with looting, their victims sought refuge in a small wooden houte on which at 6 o'clock on Fiiday even ing the soldiers fired suddenly Many Jaws of this district, especial ly girls, became Insane. Tne (fflc9r$ ordered tbe inmates to come out one by one. Five of them were shot dead as they emerged from t he house and fix were hacked to pieces by sabres. Gie remained In the aouse, an old woman named Kiutsob, seventy years of age, and the soldiers burned the house and she perished in tbe flames. In other oases tbe soldiers were merely onlookers. In Souvoroff streets a prosperous Jew named Podlatoheff kept a leather workshop. The pro prietor, his relatlces, named First mann, and six others wp-s slaughter d I Inspected the dabbled with pools of bk cd and fragments of flesh and Pair are sacking tu the walls. First en -cm was the first killed. He was shot by a gendarme named Sohultze. T .en the Hooligan? stripped the corps-; carved pieces out of tue breast and drove nails into tbe nose. Four frightened employes took shel ter in an outrhouBe the Hooligans broke it open and beat them tp'death. Tne olliers lock -d on, and the Hooligans were unmolested. Tbe young son of the proprietor was s*ved by the sol llers who cried, "Eaougb; don't kill 'he boy I'* house of hoeeob. Outside >/jis n >une I saw a younth ?vtariiig the bl'?od-stalned clothes of a skughtered mother. In many cases ?hole fa r Lies were exterminated. 1 vistted a bouse in old B >yare str et occupied by Ainstein, arebp ct d 'eaooer, who with bis mother, daughter and two sons, were done to d - ath by Hooligans und?rthe command f a disguised p -lice < fflcer while sol iers w( re present. At first the sol diers fired into the bouse and a polio? ijjin orcered the family to save them snipes in the fl- Ids. There after tying or her, bun,'mother and daughter to ?eilur, they were beaten to death, ?he police meantime firing at ran dom. Two witnesses assure me that nails were hammered inio ihe son's face bp r ire bit death. In the fiild are poolh f blood. Everywhere Innt Cent chiidnn stano argulcg beside these ghastly pools, talking about whom -aon belongs tn. N?xt door lives t vornan named L vin, with eight chil d en, wh se nusoand was carved to pieces in her sight. I'hroughou', town for two days the La^sacr. s continued. Fiendish tortur sand xiutllatlon of the drpesinvarl ably followed tbe ma-acres wi h active ir passive co-operation of authorities. 11 many cas-.-s i he pohca taclbly autb i z :d the buthery by ordering tbe Ho. ligaos to spare particular indivld ais. I interviewed two perspn who escaped by brlolug tbe soldiers. One girl, nviug en Alexander street, after nur father had oeen bayonoetted, paid 4 soldier 2u roubles that she might be spared ber?elf. Both Je*s and Christians agret Joat many risguised policemen were tmong the Hooligans Most of tbe victims of the soldiers tried to defend . aemsslves, but while the Hooligans oroke down the doors of their homes, ne soldiers looked on, and if a J :w defended himself or even appeared at a window they fired a volley, killing he deferders or driving them into tue bancs of the HooiiganR. Con cerning the Viadlmirsky and Uglitsky, regimiuts, Jjw witnesses affl:m that Colonel Bukuvsky directly encouraged uhe soldiers, crying: "UoeitezhidcflT' C; at is, kill the Jews. Torture before death repeatedly occurred, and mutilation afterward. In Nikolai street a woman had a crownar thrust down her throat and ineh twistsd. She finally was backed io deatn with a hatchet and left to oleed to death. Toe hands of Boyar, i. tailor, were nailed to a table while ue was clubbel to death. deagged to his doom, A little glrl wnose body I saw in the Jewtsn Hospital had her leg sawed off while she was yet alive. Others were oarved to death slowly. i S. Cm THURSDAY, JU In the yard of the Jewish Hospital, where eighty-six corpses were laid side by Bide, I saw thirty cases of mutilation. In some, noses were cut rff. In others the ears were cut off. In many cases nails were driven into the face or Bkull. One old man bad his eyes torn out. A clerk named Bernstein was dragged from a train and battered to death. His body was afterward found in a field, handless, and with a sharp ened stick driven into the stomach. The complicity of officials, soldiers and police has been established by un controvertable evidence, and will un questionably be confirmed in the offi cial report. St. Chepkln, a member of the Duma Inquiry Commission, has established that the massacre was not Inspired from St. Petersburg,'but by local officials, who believe that the Czar's government desired the ma sa |cre as a counterweight against the revolution. j. I have established the fact that tbe massacre was planned days in ad vance. For Instance, when the Jew isb deputation on Tuesday asked a police officer named Sheremetieff for permission to lay a wreath on the grave of a murdered police master named Dergatcboff, Sheremetieff cyn ically answered, "You'll get an an swer on Thursday," which was the first day of the killing. Dergatcboff was a clever and humane man, be loved by Jews and Christians. His murder by tbe Jew baiters gave bis subordinates freedom tc execute their plot. LAID TO THE GOVUBNOB. The Governor of Grodno Province is equally guilty. He arrived Thurs day evening and stayed only two hours. He did nothing to stop the massacre, and worse violence follow ed his visit. The appointment by tbe Duma of an investigating com mission caused a cessation of slaugh ter. Tbe small proportion of wound ed to killed shows the impunity with which the murderers were allowed to finish their victims. Some of these were thrice killed by bullets, knives and oudgels. Every ravaged house I visited shows that the raiders were ?left in possession for hours. A re mar kable feature of this massacre is the absence of outrages on the wo men. Though thirty were killed, there Is no authenticated case of out rage discoverable. This is explained because the Hooligans and troops got their orders only to "kill." Tne preoise number of deaths can not be learned. There are eighty-six dead now in the Jewish hospital and seven iu the Christian hospital, but the corpses of those dragged from tbe train and killed were burled without being counted. The material des truction Is enormous. In four im portant streets nearly every window, door and shutter is broken, except in the Christians houses. Mmy of the wealthier Jews escaped, owing to the iron gates of their court yards, but tbe soldiers fired through the win dows. In one houeo I saw thirty rifle bullet holes in the windows, though there was nobody within save an old lady and a woman servant. The houses into which the mob broke were Utter ally destroyed. Even the wallpaper was tora down The rioters stole everything portable; even children's toys were sma-hed. Tne heavy "^furniture and the unBmashable things were thrown out of the windows. The merchants' account books wereS burned, and only the bare wallB were left. In a bakery, where the owner was killed, the mob soaked the loaves of bread In a pool of blood, leaving be hind an Ironical note. In Levin's mill, where Christians and Jews work together, tbe mobbites cut the cloth and yarn belonging to tbe Jews leav ing tbe Christian's yarn untouched. It is estimated tl ab the loss will amount two million roubles. The relative? tbe vlotims have been de prived ot everything and are afraid to re-enter the bouses. Tbey are begging in thp streets of the town. Den of Murder-era. Near Rutti, a Switzerland village in the Zuerioh Ooerland, tbe police mve made highly sensational discov ery. F ?r a long time a remote farm ncuse was occupiedby a family named Cberhoizer, consisting of two brothers and a sister. A few days ago, the authorities found cause to search the house. An Immen.-e quanity of stolen go ids was found, bus worse things iere discovered later. A wall excited suspislon owing to It peculiar shape and when an opening was made a rough cof fin was found with a female skeleton, olothes still adhering to it. Its ldent tty has not yet been established, but hat some awful orimes have been committed in the bouse appears to be now practically certain. Packers Hard Hie. Official statistics compiled by the d partment of commerce and labor show how the agitation against the pacRers has damaged foreign trade. In January, before the reve'ation In "The Jungle" had gained wide pub licity, the exportation of canned beef showed an Increase of two million pounas over the previous year. Feb ruary showed a falling off of 3,000,000 pounds. March showed fifty per cent d >crease with a loss to packers of 8500,000. A rll shows a decrease of uver March of 500 000 pounds. May showed a similar decrease. The ex portation of fresh beef in April and May showed a slight decrease. Deadly Electricity. Electric light wires are dangerous and the greatest care should be exer olsed in their erection to see that they an well put up. Over In Augusta, Ga , one night last week Mr. J. E. Carlton, a young man, stumbled Into two electric wires on the corner of Cherry alley and Gardner avenue. His cries for assistance attraoted the at tention of those who lived near by, but all efforts to resuscitate*him when sraobed were in vain. The wires were finally cut and pushed out from under the body and it was removed to a near by bouse where he died. NE 28, 1906. AN AWFUL FATE. An Arch Murderer Walled Up in a Living Tomb AND LEFT TO STABVE. A Veiling Mob Sits la the Market Place and Watch the Building Up of - tbe Wails Around tbe Slay er of Thirty'Sbf Young Women. A cablegram from Tangier Moroco, tells how, with such details of fiend ish cruelty that they cannot be fully realized, Mohammed Messfewi, tbe arch-murderer of Marakesch, has been walled up alive. It was this same Mesfewl who was to have been crucified for his tremen dous crimes?it is known that he murdered not fewer than thirty six young women?and who was saved from that fashion of exeoution by the outory of the resident foregin officials. It would have been better had these same officials not Interfered with Moroccan justice, for Mesfewl oefore he died underwent lingering torture compared with which cruci fixion would have been merciful. THE AKCH-MUEDEE'S CBIMES. Mesfewl was a cobbler and public letter writer. Associated with him in his crimes was an old woman seventy years of age named Annan. Many girls of the city disappeared in the last days of April and the parents of one young woman traced her to the cobbler's shop. Annah was put to the torture and confessed. She told that the girls, who came to dictate letters, were treated to drugged wine and then beheaded. Twenty decapitated bodies were found in a deep pit under the shop and sixteen more in the garden. Annah died under the torture and Mesfewl oonfessed. By an anoient Moorish custom he was condemned to o? crucified. His cruoitixion was set for May 2, but this form of punishment was given up because of the foreign olam or, and it was announced that Mes fewi would be beheaded. His death by the still more awful process of Im murement shows that the Moroccan authorities "blinded the eyes" of the foreigners. Mesfewl was kept in the Marakesoh jail until outside attention was dull ed, and then, on May 15, his torture began. Dihy he was led into the market place and whipped with switohes of the thorny accacla. The cobbler was stripped to the waist, and while two assistants held tbe victim's arms out stretched, the city executioner laid on the Bpiked rods. Ten strokes were given eaob day and eaob stroke drew blood. The number of strokes was kept down be cause Mesfewl was an old man and tbe people of Marakesoh nad no idea of letting blm die too easily. MOST MEECIFUL CEUELTY! After eacn dogging the cobbler's tack was touguened and anointed wltn vinegar and oil, so that he might be fit for the next day's ordeal. So the daily whippings went on, and when It was seen that despite all care Mesfewl was falling Into exhaus tion it was decided to carry out tbe supreme sentence This was that he be walled up alive in the public market place. Tne currier who brings this news from Marakesoh to Tangier asserts that the order of execution before the Sultan's own signature, and the fact that the sentence was carried out In the great square of the city and in full view of the populace shows that tbe officials of Maraketci knew the awful programme would not be inter fered with. The day of execution was set for Monday, June 11, that bel?g the Marakesch market day. The news or the execution had been spread and tbe market place was thronged with thousands of Moroccans, who squat ted in the blazieg sunlight and wait ed for the ghastly show to commence. A death by walliug up alive had not been seen in Marakesch for many years, but there was tnose who told others that victims had been known sometimes to live for a whole week, and so the good news spread, and the people brought their provisions and the caravanseries were crowded. THE LIVING TOMli IS DUG. Just outside the jail where Mesfewl was confined stand? the chief bazaar. It has very thick walls and in one of these, facing the market place, two masons dug a hole six feet high, two feet wide and two feet deep. Mesfewl was very thin and these dimensions gave the doomed man quite a free space and some little air, for just as his fellow townsmen would not let nlm slip away by too muun Hogging, so tbey did not intend to smother him too qu.ckly. About tnree feet up two staples with chains were lixed in the back (fl tbe recess in the wall and two more staples with chains were attached. Tne purpose of these was to keep the victim erect so that he might not huddle down out of sight of the crowd. Mesfewl had not been told of his fate and when be was brougut o;'t of the prison on Monday morning he thought he was being led fortn to his daily whipping. As soon as ne saw the expeotant thousands, however, and heard their howls of hate he knew that his day had come. Tuen he saw the hole dug in the wall, and. being an old man, he knew what that meant. He had . ...... taken bis whippings with fatalistic fortitude, feoping he might die uudtr the thorns, but when be was dragged toward the upright tomb he struggl ed with his jailers and screamed for meroy. ^ Screaming he was thrust into the recess in the thick wall, and, Fcrearr ing, he was ohained up. There ir was left for a while, for there was plenty of time. The masons stood aside and the crowd struggled and fought to get in the front rank, scoffing in derision at the screaming old man and pelting him with the frightful filth and offal of the market place. TEET DELIBERATE EXECUTIONERS. Then the masons came forward and very deliberately laid on the first courses of the masonry. The stones and mortar rose to Mesfewi's knees and then the chief jailer came for ward and gave him bread and water The masons again stood aside and again the orowds jeered and be-slab bered the victim. So it went on, course by course, stone by stone, water and bread, until only Mesfewi's screaming bead was seen. Toe last stones were thrust in place and Mesfewi's living tomb was completed. But the crowd was not yet satisfied Mesfewi was not dead, and the throng pressed forward and kept quiet to hear the muffi ;d screams for mercy that came out of the wall. Every time Mesfewi screamed the crowd yelled Night oarne, braziers were lit, ooff )e was made and still Mesfewi scream id and the orowds yelled. Tuesaay, June 12 oame in, and the market place was as crowded as ever, and Mesfewi,. was still screaming for mercy. So it went on all day and all night. Only Mesfewi's screams were growing fainter. When Wednesday broke those close up to the wad reported that the dead alive was only moaning Finally the moaning stopped and the orowd oursed Mesfewi for dying so soon, and the delayed business of the market was resumed. So Hadj Mohammed Mesfewi ex piated his crime. The first n^ws of the terrible off in ces of the cobbler of Marakesch cune In a special cable to the New York American April 20 It was reporter tbat Hadj Moba-omed Mesfewi was to be crucified on Thursday, May 3, for an extraordinary series of murders. Twenty-six corpses of women had been found under the cobbler's shop, and ten in his garden. All of Mesfewi's victims were mu tilated with dagger cuts In order t< stimulate fanaticism, and it was prov ed they had b u-n murdered for money ?most of it in trifling sums. The Koran provides crucifixion as the punishment for terrible crimes? and tbougb ihat form of executi n has not been used In Morocco for a generation, it was deoided taat the cobbler's crimes deserved that classi - cal punishment. The next news came in a cable of May 2, saying the exeoutlon by orucl fixion would, not tatee place. The rest of the story and Its tragic de nouement is told In the present dis patch. MURDERED HIS WIFE And Then Ran Away With Another Woman. Charged with the murder of hi> wife and having made a complete cm fesslOTi of his crime to the ioca. police, William Braach of Rochester, N. Y., was arrested at Cleveland, O do. With Brasoh there was arrested Mrs. Mary Gllmore, with whom be Is alleged to have eloped Tne body of B rasch's wife wa found in the canal at Rochester la>t Tuesday and suspicion was at orce turned to her husband, who disap peared. Brasoh confessed the mur der to the local police, the later say, and told them that he killed hla wife because of love for the Gllmore wo man. Too later is a widow about 23 years old. Brasoh told the police how he had lured his wife to the bank of the Erie canal, and burled her Id. He said his courage failed three or foo times, but finally he nerved himself and struck the worn in a violent bio* inthebaok with his flit "When 1 heard the splash 1 ran away," he said. "Yes I am William Brasch," be -:aid to Polle. Ohief Koble-r, ' I know what you want me for. I did it. I killed her because I loved Mary Gla mors. It seems to me I have always loved her. I didn't want to marry Rixanna, but I was forced into it, so I killed her. It was the only way 1 could get rid of her." Toe three year-old, daughter of Brasoh was with the Cjuple when tuey were arrested In a rooming bouse. Bjth Brasch and the Gllmore woman will be taken back to Boches ter at once._ EvIIh of Dlvore-) At Los Angeles W. F. Ketrlng shot and probably fatally wounded his di vorced wife and her niece, Miss Bessie O'Day, at the home of the former early Th?r da.. Katrlng had been separated from his wife for two years Last night hu astted her to return to him. Sne rifus^-d and Ml-s O'Day stepped to the telephone to call the police. As she did so, Ketring thrust the telephone frotn her hands and shot both ->-non A D?uA<:rouM C jiitnvAnce. Tnat femiuina contraption the peek a-boo waist, described as a number of large holes imperfectly surrounded by small threads, is one of the most del ectable articles of wearing apparei ever devised by the dressmakers. It has probably tangled more men int the tolls of matrimony than the Dells Fox curl, the Marcel wave, or any ol the other weapons with which the gentle sex Is wont to arm Itself wher. on conquest bent. ?i.oo PB? anjst?m:. POISON VICTIM. Richard Tilghman, a Rieb Presi dent of Philadelphia, Pa., TAKES FATAL DOSE By Mistake in tbe Dark, and, Realiz ing His Mistake, Calls His Wife and Children, But Nothing Could Save Him. Phones Friends Good Bve. A awful tragedy occurred at Phila delphia about ten days ago. Knowing that his life was to pay forfeit in a few hours for his fatal mistake in taking poison from a bot tle in the medicine chest Instead of the harmless drug that he sought in the dark, Richard Tilghman, a so ciety man, olubrran, member ol! the Oity Troop, a descendant of one of the original Maryland families* and closely related to tbe Whelansand Llpplncotts, made every arrangement .bat prudence or sentiment dictated before he died. He first had hope that his life could be saved and waking up his wife in uheir apartments at tire fashionable Lincoln, No. 1220 Lccust street, and his daughter, fifteen years old, and son thirteen years old and told them what had happened. Mrs. Tilghman, who was Gabriella de Potstad, daughter of the beautiful marclouess de Potstad- Fornarl, at one time lady-in waiting to Isabella, Q leen of Spain, and the children did everything possible to aid husband ind father in tho eff irts to save his life, but when they found that they did not make favorable progress, Mr. Tilghman directed them to telephone for a doctor. Tie physicians fought hard to off set tbe effiots of the poison, but had to admit that they had exaausted their remedies and that Mr. Tilgh man would have to be prepared for tbe worst. He tuok their verdiot philosaplcally and directed that a telephone message be sent to his brother in Bryn Mawr, summoning him to the Linooln. "Tall him to take an automobile, so that he will get here in time," said tbe dying man. ''Send f<>r the priest, and when it is all over take my body to the hotnn of my brother, so that I may ba buried from there.'' Mr. Tilghman expressed his regret to his wife and children that he ihould have made such a fatal mis take, ?hen they were going to sail from Niw York the next day for an extended tour of the Continent Then, after he had told them of some arrangements that must be made, be bad a telephone brought to his bedBlde, and called up many of his friends in the city, to bid them farewell The priest came and heard the con f'Shion i f tbe dying man, aud admin isteied tbe last rites of the Church. Tilghman then anked his wife and children to draw near the bed, and while the physicians, one of them a friend from boyhood, withdrew to a corner of the room, he made his touching farewell to tbe little group that he loved above all. He told them not to worry, as is was a fate from which there could be no escape, and then he sank back In bis bed, still racked with the pain which he uad endured with such wondprful for titude, and in a few minutes was dead. Mr. Tilghman had spent the even ing at a leunion and banquet of the class of '86 Ualversity of Pannsylva nia given at tue.Ualversity Club. He iad be n in the habit of taking tab lets woen troubled with slight attack of rheumatism, and when ue returned co his apartments shortly after 2 o'chek, darkened his room and re tired, before he rememoercd that be should have taken a tablet. "After extinguishing the light," said Mrs. Tilghman, "be desired to t?k'. the l.thia tablets, as be has been suff -ring lately from mnscular rneu .nati?m Two bottles of tbe same lze and shape were side by side, one containing antiseptic bioblcrlie of mercury tablets and the other citrate of litnla, and in the dark he chose the *rong bottle. - "He placed two of tbe tablets in a tumole of water, stirred them until they dissolved, then he took three or four swallows before he noticed tue error. By quickly drinking some tepid water, he produced nauseea and thought that be brought up the entire cintents of his stomach. Very soou, however, he was seized with cramps. Then he called me and explained the mistake he bad made "Dr. W J. Roe, of No. 1210 Locust street, was immediately summoned, but the antidotes administered and tne washing out of the stomaoh falied to save bis life, and he died a few minutes before eight in the morning. F <r mx hours tne physicians fought for Tllghman's life. After Dr. Roe ?ad wotked over the clubman for a while, they decided to send for Dr. B ibert C. LiConte, wno had been a lfelong friend of the clubman. Then tuey all went to work together. Tne dying man suggested a number of antidotes, all of wnisn were tried witnout giving him any relief. Tbe bookings for the European tour were cancelled by Lioot. Col. L'iignman, a brother of the deceased, i last evening, and arrangements were ' muda, in accordance with Mr. f?gh ! man's request, to take the body to i the brotner'B bouse, wnere the funer al took place.