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THE STATESBORO HORROR.
Gov. Terrell Appoints Courtmartial And Issues Statement. Atlanta. Ga.. :ug. .-r)I. hi re turn from St. Louis Gov. .oseph M. Terrell held a confvrence with Samp son. Harrisn, a di::tam general of Georgia. in which the recent States boro lvnching was :iscussed. The conference terminat.d with the ap pomntment . r a cour: at mncury to in vestigate thE conduct (f the militia from which the mob took the prison The court is composed of the fol lowing gentlemen: Col. A. R. Law ton (retired) of Savannah, president; Col. W. E. Woten of Albany, Lieut. Col. W. W. Baker of A-lanta. Maj. R. L. Wyly of Thomasvillc and Capt. Warren Grice of Hawkinsville. After the appointment of this court Gov. Terrell issued the following statement: 'I was greatly surprised and shock ed over the Statesboro occurrence. I had been advised- of the necessity of sending to Statesboro during the trial of the murderers of the Hodges family a military guard for the preservation of peace and order, which I did. Be fore my departure for St. Louis I was informed that the trial was proceed ing orderly and that nowhere was there any evidence whatever of an intention on the part of those pres ent to interfere with the regular ad ministration of instice. The Judge, :he sheriff and the commanding offi cers all reported that quiet and order had marked the procedings and that no outbreak was in *the least appre hended. "I have been greatly mortified over the crime of this mob. I take com fort in the fact that it did not repre sent the sentiment of this state. fo: ts act;on is condemned by a large majority of the people of the state and as for that matter Staresboro and Bulloch countv. the scene of the crime. No defence can and no apol ogy should be made for this action of the mob. It should be denounced by the lawabiding citizens everywhere. The wretches whose lives were taken deserved death, yet it is unquestion ably true that no man who took part in the homicides had the right to in flict it. The crime against the ne groes is of but small import compar ed with the great crime against the law. The law has been whipped; overcome and trodden under foot by the mob. The negroes may not have deserved better but frurelv the law did." Misadventure of Dennis. Captain Eugene H. C. L.e::tze. U~ . N.. commander of the battleship Maine, has Germat blood in hi- vein. and vast know e(ge of detail about nav'al ordinance ':: hKs head. sa;'h Kainsas City !--u-nial. Befoe e sea he wais son-rbr. *u;dent of the ..9 :actory at the WVashingto'n navy yard. and gainied the reputation >f beintg a strict tasI:master H-ab)ituaily an ".ar'l- :>. la cariv :co rise" man. Captain~ Leutze .n himself unable :. leep.e ::i ught. H-e arose. diress ed. lt h:s parter5 and walked dlow:) : cm of :h gn: ~u shops. Although three shift.- are needed to dispose of the great press of work no..v on hand, there wa's lit tie doing. Capt. Leutze's sharp eye detected a mechanic sitting on the carriage of a great lathe, which wvas slowly run ning to and fro. taking almost in finitesimal threads of steel from a twelve-inch gun. He was dozing, oblivious to all surroundings. when Capt. Leutze reached his side and aroused him with: "Well, what are you doing and what is your name?" "The craftsman looked up and quailed. Then with a -resignedi air, he replied, "WVell-, I guess it's Den' nis." He was not discharged. About the middle of September the republican papers will be charging that Alton B. Parker personally con ducted that burning .at Statesboro. The farmers of the west cannot be very severely censured if the'y ab sent-mnindedly give the credit .or their $1.14 wheat to a generous prov idence instead of thg republican par ty this year. PECULIARITIES OF DAVIS. Likes a Horse Trade, and Always Gets the Best Of It-Abhors In surance of All Kinds. Amng the fads of Henry G. Davis, 'lmcratie vice-presidemial nomIin e ,(ne is No marked as hi love of orse. lie always keeps a stableI of erughbreds. b;t rarely% rids any. lie never ui;es a horse block when n unti ng. an(i reftses any assistance )i any kind. but. placing one foot n the stirrup. vaults into the saddle ike a youth of 2o and goes on his norning ride. He has no use for insurance of any cind. and while he was president of :he West Virginia Central railroad :he shops of that road were without ire insurance of any description. He :arries no insurance on his magnifi :en-c home, and abhors life insurance md doctors. He has peculiar notior- of the way i person should reply to a telephone :all. "You should never say 'Hello.' " le says, *'for that only makes the nan at the other end of the wire ask ,vho you are. It is just as easy to ;ay 'Senator Davis or John Smith,' is the case may be, as to say hello," ie argues. Should any one in his mploy be so indiscreet as to say 'hello" when answering a telephone :all, and the senator was the man :alling, his soft, cooling voice would :ome back over the wire: "Isn't it ust as easy to say treasurer's office is it is to say hello?" It so happened )ne day that a new lerk had been empl.oyed -t the au it ~s iIce, and. not knowing the vas vof thei veneralhl sellat 'r, '.ven e a:isVered the telephone call he ';idly shouted. "hello" into the trans mitter. Th an: r. thining he Iced a little discipline. said: "Young nan, tsn t I _ust as easy to say audi 'rs u1ce as to sh:t h -!!o?" The :lerk. thinking it was some one was -Aying him. replied: "Aw. go to l-l' adh:gup the :'eceiver. The clerk was r'eprinanded for the M1annLr in wh h He h,ad spoken te veao Da.< h . iVer l 1: 0 e on>a:e ti'.(e::i apoloz gies wecre given no onc e'nj'yed the joke more tha.: the sena. to r. He enjoys nothing so much as a goot horse trade. In fact he will swar anything so long as he makes a goot bargain. A gentleman not long sinc< remarked to R. S. Kerens. the St Louis millionaite, who is also neighbor of Senator Davis, that h thought Mr. Davis was getting a lit tie too old to transact business "Think so?" replied Mr. Kerens, witi a sad look in his eyes. "I guess vot haven't swtapped horses with hiri lately, have you?" Turks and Albauans Chicago Daily News, It is said that the Turkish soliers Sbecoming demoralized to the poinw where displays of cowardice are com. mon. Some extraordinary instances ofthis are related by a recent travelci :here' w'ho declares that the Turkis1: t" ops nave displayed their lack o: nerve many' times in recent encoun cers with insurgents. W\hen actua. e:hting is to be (lone many of thec scldier:' seek seclusion in the adia ecnt fields or escape the observations of their commanders by getting inte streams or ponds and immersing themselves in water up to the neck It was near Uskub that a resort tc this method of avoiding trouble was actually observed, An engineer corps had been summoned hastily to the nearest bridge over the Var dar, where bombs had just been thrown, and found the guard espec ially placed there to protect the bridge conspicuously absent. It took the officers a considerable time to fmnd what had become of their mis sing men, Apparently the demoralization of Turkey's fighting forces extends also to its naval vessels. There is a guard ship at Salonika, a fairly modern looking small cruiser', lying year in, y'ear out peacefully at anchor in the bay. One day an order came to the :ommander to take a cruise, and the :onsternation of that gallant officer was great because no screw steamer :an move withoutt a shaft, and that Liad been sold some time ago. But -ie was a man of resources and had i shaft made of wood, praying that t would break within the first few ninutes~ The wooden -shaft hel1 by soimc miracle, and as the cruiser -lowly steamed (ut )f the gulf the captain's heart sank. ft' r he had no i a haft that inuzt brcak ,ooner r later. So he se bel w and had tile shaft sawn aliwa ' 'hr.O h. .\ ittle e,x!ra te,am alnd tic dc,ircd rcsit wa t ccO - pdlicd and flte -iuardshipi wa-z towed S die Aiat :\llnai. insurrection ary 11pratin L have bele an Occan1011 i r c. nccrn bii 1ti to Turke,\ and to UhC pwers which are trying to corn pe! ref,-rms in that rcgi.on in the Hter world. A writer who visited an Albuan n' oastary says: -Thei fact thiat I writc impressed the.;e worthy friars greatly. and Padre Ci0aCCIint). politicia, as are all Al hians. iadc a winderfu! suggestion. 'Writc - long article, my son.' he ex claimed enlithusiasticallv. 'Thot knowest u.; and the bravery of my nation. Siggest an alliance against Europeans that will assuredly destroy the balance of the powers' The al liance which the padre ecpected to overturn the balance of ,he powers was to consiit of England, Italy -and Albania." Eloquence Mi;understood. Boston Post. When Senator Newlands, of Neva da, was debating his resolutions to annex Cuba he exclaimed dramatical "This argument furnishes every kind of fuel that eloquence needs." He sent down for the transcrpt of his speech. The young woman type writer who took the dictation of the stenographer from the phonograph had made it: "This argument furnishes every kind of food that elephants need." "I doubt. said Senator Hale when he heard it. "if even elephants could digest it." MANAGERS OF ELECTION. Those Who Will Be In Charge of the Various Precincts. Township No. i. :1'ld Men'~.-W. T. Gaiioird. WV. H l!arris. Thos. F. Tarra:. Yotng Men's-J. C. Dominick, D. F. Pifer. A. J. S. Langford. Carolin_a-John A. Summer. W .A. McFall. B. T. Paysinger. Factory-P. F. Baxter. J. A. Senn, F. H. Campsen. Mcollohon Mill-J. H. Cris2, W. 0. Wilson. T. D. Crews. Helena-C. J. Zoebel, E. J. Jen kinis. Spearman Chalmers. Hartford-Leroy Summer. Dan Nobles. John Stoudemayer. Johnstone Academy-J. Cal. Neel, T. J. McCullough. W. E. Wallace. Township No. 2. Garmnany-C. L. Leitzsey, Sims G. Brown. George S. Ruff. *Mt. Bethel-Joe Browxn, Malcolm Blrook.s, Siml P:-ize. Mutlhe rry--J. D. Nance. 3. A. Sease. John P. Wicker. * Township No. 3. Mt. Pleasant-John Henderson. Fred Smith, Jesse Adams. *Va.e Ric-rside-David Paysinger, *hardlt. Mavbinton-B. Hi. Maybin, T. A. Hawkins. J. .-. Thomas, Jr. Township No 4. WVhitmire-John P. Fant, W. H. Raysor. A. J. Holt. Long Lane-Bachman Cromer, T. E . Chandler. Chris M. Folk. Township No. 5 Jalapa-S. M. Duncan, Clarence Mat-thews, Mik. Mayer. Conservative-W. H. Eddy, W. T. Dobbins, John Swittenberg. Kinards-J. A. Dominick, A. D. Johnson. Eugene Hill. Township No. 6. Reederville-John Livingston, WV. H. 'Wallace. Jr.. J. R. McKittrick. Old Mens-J. Will Wilson, R. M. Martin. Clyde Senn. Young Men's-WVelch' Longshore, Robert Hendrix. Tom Grizzard. Township No. 7. Saluda-J. S. WVerts. J. L. Fellers, Jeff WVorkman. Chappells-W. L.. Andrews, J. B. Scurry. J. TP. Kelly. Vaughanville-. M. Boozer. C. AX. Brooks. J. W. Matthews. Township No. 8. Utopia-Alonzo Thrailkill. J. Mark Nichols, G. T. Blair. Dead Fail-Henry 0. Long, Joe A1ewine, Hnmer C+tn'nens. Township No. 9. P'r'operity--.\- A. Bedenbaugh. J Ih ). Fellers. T. C. Schumpert. St. L.a1kes- C. S. Nich,is. T. G. IIawvkin. .\. I Tlrzer,. Sah:a:a--G . I - m inick. J E. .liens. E T. Aaver O'Neal -J. Lene \\~ise. J. Linr.. saV T(Ez . A aker. Swih'n-C. 1. Ear-Ie. H. L. IKempsoni. (1)nh W.cong. Lib)ert v-T. J. , iozer. C. D. Huln 1:r. S. C. Minick. \l'nticel --W. W. Shealy. W. L. Bo zer, J. H. Barnes. Little Mountain-J. N. Feagle. A. C. Wheeler. .. K. Derrick. Township No. zo. Union--M. L. Strauss. L. I. Feagle, I Malcolm L. Long. Jolly Street-J. Herbert Living ston. H. E. Werts, M. L. Kinard. St. Pauls--Thomas Epting. J. B. Bedenbaugh, J. J. Kibler. Central-P. 0. V. Setzler. B. S. Wicker, XW. E. Koon Colony-Jeff Wicker, Walher Dav enport, L. M. Fellers. Township No. ii. Zion-M. H. Folk, John W. Kin ard. F. A. Graham. St. Philips-R. C. Sligh. M. L. Wicker, Perry Halfacre. Walton-Bowman Graham, Rob ert Crooks. Bachman Suber. Pomaria-H. F. Counts, G. B. Aull, J. G. Long. 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