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0OL XV AANNING. S. C.. WEDNESDAY, DECEMER1.90 A liu MBI.IE. Sam1yr~ i % n- Bew. .n T i man. WLc .Lur n 0 L L CF EME SENA' E. an McLw . J An r-tmrn m' Tanari g mmene: t. R-sig na0 c L e Pa. sit S tng C f h c 2t. Oine dsy lat r.h the UnWAd Sistes Senate Ciber was the scee of a h g !y drbamie episcde, wbn Senator TiLman chalc:g d Sanatcr .L . . to reEigz wiLh him on the spot In ordr, to u-e his oan latguage, that thc-y miglt bo ablc "to ish their diziy liea at home." Senatcr McLuria did not take up the gasge. The txcitlcg Ecene Setwen~ the too Senatcrs Uas a dmet stOe UC thre con trverss which are:e be-ween thcma in soush Crolit last sprirg S&nator MceLarin aroso to a qus:icn of pc sena. p;ivilece toda"-, &ad pro .eeeced to i xpain hat he charged we a conti:ncy a .- isercA. i & c'i-' 8,ate fvr ses and ven whic did co,. metz the apjr;.vai of cer tinDcccratic leccers. He dci. r:d tbt e was 'e ing humilated az -: e.C r.2rg to :~ pubibc prints, -;as to be xc:Pded Lm the Dsc'c:atin caucus, beesuse "-e a-: acted u-on crt.,a p.uZ:ic iEUel iQ a way hieh he co deid wa for the best inter.s:s ti the cony and th people of Lbs State. Ho arm o a belie7vr in the old D.moe..~y and, ier denc,.o g the r e ; Dato cratic Aeadrs, who,, he s-d, hld brooght detruction upon the par,.y d 'clarea that te c.u ad Lot be driven frim his ld alicsit-cc into a par.y with which he did rot carc to affi--e. Senater McLiurin's st;enr.en:s Z.ew the fire (f senator Joncs, chnaraan o' the D-mcratic n' committee, ,who denied t LC La SLY i "ucriar motives" in not ivtig Senat.r Mc LuziC to enzer the Taucts. From Senator jlimamn it brorght for;h a review of the whole centrov -:y, in the course of which Senat: Loar took occaeon to express the opinion that be had dou~ts as to whe.ther both the Sou.h Caro'ina scats in thre aenate were nct in realiy Vacant. H. con tended that whi n .he resia.natioos v e:e cffered last spri' g io the Governor tey could not therest.er te withdra.n, -u: that thev bec me immedzate'y o-era tive. H . n d a preced.,en a:. ,u2 gested tzat 14h1e the M cLreitte on pr.v lieges and electi-na l*oo irM-t the mat Jer. The el.mtx came when Senator Til can ehuenger- Sera or McL u u to Join wi.h him in preparig their joint resianations and hbanaig Ethem U the preeiding ccfii-r of the S ate. IhiS Chailene, hoh.eier, M-L-urin cmi not accept, and the Lp soade wa bro~ught to an abrupt cioze t a Mctic -S iorLedge that e te T!E CONTROVERSY IN DETit. At the conclusion or be' mornirg business tire wa, secm s ar a. a in the chamoer when Senaws.r McLsu riD, of South Carolina, arose to a ge~es tion of personal privilege. He hadt be arise to a question of personal privikcge in conaection with the published state :ment that I have been excluded from g articipation in te DLamiocratic party," ihe announced. With evidence of coai widerable emotion ho proceeded to ex piain that i! such was the case, and that if ae was to be without asigment upos emmittees, the righ: of his S:ae, which he in part repre sented, would suffer. The personai s&fc; or an cx clusion from xep sentation on commit tee was, he said, not of as muth imupor ance as its efecot upon the S&ate of ;South Carolhna. 'The oniy notice he had ever bad, he sad, that be was to be excluded from .heDemocratic eaneccs came last eprirg before the adjcurnment of the Senate, when he was accosted by the ceirman of the Democrat:c national committee in thre cloak room and asked why Ire no longer attended t he D~en.ocratic caucus es. S'nator McL aurto said he had re - plied that in view of his opinion of the question growing out of the Spanish war he thoughlt that his presence migur be .embarrassing. The Democratic chair man hrad replied:I "Then perhaps it wculd be 1t: a em ibarrassmng to you not to be invited to athe cauctsT .Senator McLaurin said he had rez plied: "Certain:y."I This imoient, S~nter M.Lsurin de lared, wats the culiration cf a Olg seris of events, in a e.tcct wagt d by an element of the Dmcratic party again::t him.I By thbis tim~e ih entre senate was intcA.tCd. dvaral Rrpubhcasns Cro: sed the political Ztie to the Demzcra:.io side, the botet t a i en to waat Sena tor EcLaurmn hid to sy Ctnau.uing, r.:or McLaurin sid he wouldi ce buLnt did he no.t Iear that the movement ag.iust hi m - ..e to keep alive seca.li. For man.y yers thre people of tae Som h :ad r i ised that tiny hadi to.. G e -ci fair ihare ct the :ici.ai beef... Srnator M Liu:in ntca led the~ in tt ahough Sa:.el J. EL da- c a aAv cated a protcti' 0 ..i he b'a nn voted for in a .L);nroerc Nato K .convenrion for hedent. Ha-ncck, sithough ce dec'au.. t the iar:if 'as a loni~ issue, hsd be s oia edfo President, ez .) Dave. B.I i,La' ug h opposed the income ix, had not o.;cn read out of the lDmocranro party. The holding or such vie as by' Nx orr ern men, no matter hecw diver.~ d ~id not enicarger the positioni fe r jac 1. liticai leaers, sa. conseCqairY t. I were immune from attack. But wcnen a S.ud'.era man, sdid Senator Mc Lau in, tried to get the bensd: of ti~e fr for hs secple those whose poiutlC ca e r miat be ended by the ruicess oe hi ifas were ready to crusn and hu miia e him. Hie ad cor.tended tha: if the tar if was rcotery hu seCtion should sare in ihe booxy. Upon that isue he hid lately gone into a cam paign S':n Carolina and, aithoufh his Deocracy had been antscee open tLe stump, the people of his S:ate nad en dorsed him, lie declared t:, d-rig at campaign "calumny, falsehood anda : Ve y ve: equaea~ io Am rian p h bnC e.1npo7C", and now he pae~rt.camiag; r him wa s d sn o.us: winh pAtron Vl "sea ' ter e t !oed his for L4 I o high ereoi regpra SZ d 1: ale te unnecery f-r him to r-1u -oop to Co ig .0 an :;--t. it wan c h-t an Uen 6 .hi? ?>e, ad tehe h-4 reem mnr,.:.ed geo-. meu :T.r cffi. ':-cause ho id e f-t dire tO ee a repa.?iion of the crrible am.irr at Lske City, when a ne Zro tott e n::d been bu--ed to .El. He had- voted for the w"r Sat ad declrard thy he was com : to support th Administration C oon-'nuted it. He sti t-ou-ht t the condu~t of the wtr shculd have be:; non partis- and dar-ng its pro ;rcis o :,ad revt-r heard f:om Presi _eat M:iKiele's lips a .ord concerning par-y savan-age. Senttor M-Liura raw a high tribute to the late Presi eat. whcm he charaEr'zd as a broa-. t aM and a (ltri!tian gentleman." Serator McLeurin said tnat he h3d o ci ial no zedgf of 0he charge reUiht agait-st him by his Dmcc-a-ic eigues, but that from the rc;spa .rs Le understaod that the prinuTprd "rstrges were that he had not oppos, d he rof the mao y of p-ce iIh 1pa ;;_ he po h ' Ciseld' :he Adi nz-.iztratic 1 in i:s c g s to restore or er in tho Paiippianes, aid to that en. a voted "fr an ease in thi stand - ry. and 1ih be was in 'svr of he cpmiig -f t. Amrican mner It thesc tre ib-h o hz-g," Ciid c, d .a INe;ly "t' tre and , Jy in them." He :i ha had not 'sh a te voti his party ure r e qui on of rat.'. the peace ,rea, sua aiad it no -. n for de re per.:s: of heitis in the Phliprines le would have d ; ::e. o ne cpinio f is collegues. Bat. he de'cred, 0dt t e son and consoiene _.1 rnot De Flfied by the party s h .ih bi.r words Snror McLiurin hen pvocedei to cx!crtite the nui eers of Dh- Demoracy, who, }e 1, ad g-t. d the p3.rty tc-ugh its dI t on c.uting the iet eix y s:a Fo --7e tryirg to rucify thaoso who enu1 :ko d-rw theDeotocratic pir F baek to its old a;legiance. He was :ot on- cf :hcsa who wished to u-e the rme of Demccracy for a Ehrui in ;ich to bury the prize-ples of the old That party. he t ec'ared, had always een riumpurant, cxcpt wh n the see toz1 issue was Yais:-. He propsea, .aid, tfo o0e in 1i5 judigment for - te ' ie ': o .c'lo g the liei f D e- zr11c t)ci! s, but he d d ct o:o - his .i z:nti pro < s EV .e ho beliC to bkfcr thAe est ire4t dthe peo- , simply be usE it waoevcated byZ R-peheans, In coil uie anator McLaud~n stid E did : t propose to be driven frcm his, wn party, i or to be forced int) efi is on witl Wne -ary with which he oid. t cere to ally himsef, and that on reat putie qn!sriOns he would act a3 Urig to (Ie e' . his own con ree a- d iest jfmcat. WHAT SENATOE J40NES SAYS When de-.or McLsurin took his esn S.nator JUnes, (f A-ase, took e fi.or to ma a at.e~t Somz f the statements made by~ Senator Me .urin, Sercutor Jones said, he consid 'red a refieation upon himself, and he esired to t ffr a statemnent coOncernrr he incident to whioh ~snator McLnu in hed referred. At the extra session .f the Sanate lst spring he had been sed byv the caucus ofac for the list i Senatora who were to be summoned a ctums, and Senater McLaurid3a ame heir g msentioned he (Jones) had Lid he would hin~scif see the Senator om SouL Carohna. -- met him in the cloak rocm," said ~enatr Jons, "and reecalieg the fact iat he had not attended a Democratia aucus for more than two years I asked tim what his status was. He replied hat his relations with the party were ch that he thought it would be em iarassing for him to enter the Demo 'rase caucus. I then said to him: Yea do not wish to be invited then'T nd he re plied, 'Certaitdy.'" "As to the charge of uiterior motive n my~ part," contuued Senator Jones, I am content to trest it with the con empt it descrres. It is a notoricus 'aet, which everyone seems to under tand, except the .Snator from South 2aroina, that there has been no Demo ratio caucus at this session cof Congress. Ihave no hesitar cy, howver, i saying Kt in a recent conversation wit~h a esding member en the other side I said him that I did not thirn the Damo rstic esucus could undertake to provide ommttee assgnments for the &nator refl south Carolina." SENATOR TILLM1AN S REPLY. Sator T'idman, of Soath Carolira, as on his icet wsen S:r:ator Jones ncluded. In his characteristic way e announeed that whde his namehd ot becn :.cntioned ri. z d that he~ a tie cause C f it all. He said he' oud not at this tae :ake an exte rd d rpily. B..afiy, the he reviewe d e conuxoversy between AImself and an~or McLurir, wdioh led to ths int teL d:r of their re~s g~aticOs to the evrer of Scu.h Cer a last tpring r~d:siof he min-* ;' r 3a zo tt at "thd rehcr.c bzecii r.1 u:o. aSrTor n a Me comeni h d a ened to witha draw mue. tr liar said ha ha~i ex iued t eord, and of about tno h-drd cue c ate-s had~ ;esigr e , Sesa Mc an~in e j>5ed i-e e?nv.sble distrOin i f her t he only cna vho had with m h r-ignasien after offering i c hs to ::erator McoLs;rin's ch-.rge of crspra'y to humiliate him by barri. a~n frm I13 :2-eertiOc uns, Set h-t N h-' ro: be'n in Washitgon ai,"sa drc:m 201 jar i up by him. 1 the erer~'ion of s ownbri. In cc:" nSa~o Ti.:1nsa, 'with , wecf his ar. adjar'e. his Den ratic cole:e "rot to fret abcui b~re that were co nspring to dieerd .t Senator McoLaurin at home, because us crowd was demoralised, cowed and ~anpd." Set or JcLuzun made ro r* t ouat,)r T0i! m:. a, but he are tfor a -no ment to reply to Stnater Jores to sy that he did not desire thst there t-hculd i be --y rLi- r oZ, n!, i his c:ar ze that there had beeL; sa "ahetrfor- 1ur-oFs ia aant'in' he1had dzie. "I lhud't T w itied in swing what I did," id 'te I aept his ditchirr." - I i.ia rothins," re ortted Stna tor Jrses, wi:.t ris-g from his scat. I"Isag em dca' "L. ta~ t'h ;en.tOr for his caue sy " oINve Tedr ~uan boi - i!t w1:.% mock ci.ference, as he iook his seat. SENATOR HOAR S POINT. S:nator H.ar, of Mwachuset's, ad dressed himself as to the lega'ity of te r-ignations which the Sotwh Cara lin Senators had sent to the G sverror of their State. HI d eased1 th&at the resignation of a legislative cifioe vacated the ffi-e at ones, and that he doubted whether sunh resignations coula be withdra-n. He said that Speaker Blaite had so hekd apon one O0casioU in the ho.so contrary in the English notion that legislative cefice cannot be resigned. He said that a man could not be kept in cffie agatinst his will, and raised a laugh by observing that, in his epi'on, neither of the South Csro'ira S:ttr3 hai a right to addreis the Sinate if the statements made by Sl'nator Till'aA wer eaorreot. In reply to this sally Snset Till la 'ad rie bad hmc been Gf the ame a ion, athau-h he was not a leer. and in w -thdrawi h4- re-igna tio" ; ins -he Govcrrior :t t -e he 4.d ei d that he withdrew ii "if is ns a .ul o do so." He su gos.cd that T1e j-iciary committee skuld loDk into the mater, as he should en joy nothi. so reuan as washing the dirty lirea v hcme. Jumpmre -o hii feet Senator MzLaur in dcC.::t d. in rinzia;g tones, that he was ready to meet his caliergue any -*ace er at ar>5 t.me, for the discussien O the iw.. between th-m. 6ere a-on in t3o most drsmil IOhD, SeatrTilan challe'ged W*' cai es,"u- -o r"siga on the sp-. "L U' draw up tx"! pers now,":isd he, "and en.id~r tmto thle Man," ( Z 7:tig with o-stre:ched arm t.ward lhe I re siding cfie) "'i that riil setle it. &I eye were turDr.e upon McL-.rin as Senater Tililman paused, as if wait itg for his coleague to ae-pi th-zhai le;ge, but Snatsr A L -urin, sitteen looking hm steadily in th.e tye. ded not rlae from his se!at or make recly. Senator hoar again toox the fb or and explaied in detail the cc'a -Uon which Speaker Blaine he-d hed that a resig::&aion immediately vawated a seat iu the H'use. A resolution for the ex pun:on <f a member from &>u.h Caro was ahcut to be votel upon, and the memaber. kt:oing that th: reto.u tion wcutd be ea&pted, sent his rfi nation to the Chair. wLih te of addreszing tie House &nci trun ff,r ing it before th- vote on the reo'ution was taen. As soon as Speaker Bi:,ine saw the nature cf the commanizvion sent to him~ he immediate'y decLzered the seAtvacant, thus putting ao end to ali farcher procacdingV Senator Hear contended that I the facts bes;ng upon the cssa of the South Carolina Senators had been oorr- ly stated it was dca'btfui wheth~er they were entitled! to seata upon the Leer of the: Senato at this time. He thought the comc mittee on privileges and elections shoud itrqire into the matter. Senator ?iliman said that he was glad that his own legal instinct had Deen backed by so eminent a legal au thority as the chairman of the j adiciary comittee. If his colieague wculd prepare any docament that would va cate his seat as well as his (Timan's) he would be glad to sign it. As long as he represented the people on the O or, he said, in conclusion, ho pro posed to represent them honesdly and not in a faishion which was a disgrace to his state. Senator L~t1ge at this point arose and announced, with a smile on his face, that while the resignations were preparing he would move that the Sen te go into executive session. ,The mc tion was carried. After half an hour behind closed doors the Scnate adj ,urned. MIcLaurin and Wellington. The Democratie senators in Weash ingtcn Thursday held their first cau cs of the sesujon. Its purpose was to cosder committee assignments, but the occasion wa:2 more than ordine rlly signifisnt Ir.cause of the general at tendance upon the csucens. All the seatore eiered a., Demoorats, with the mxepbn cf Szrator McLsuria of Stuth Usrolina were present as were all of the seniters who were elicted as Silvar Reu:ioans or Pop~ulists bator Joneis p.resentsd a s~a.iunt fromn the pnuhucan cam-it~e tn committ,., ou-.adng its wihes a~s to the comit te asenmenzs. The R-pubioe s did nct indtsste any intmion to take c:.r of S:nator We lirgton in the matter of cmmit-..e-, rar was any sugg: ion maein the eaucus that the Dm-ocrats should find p:accs ior him. The Demo crauo leaders of the sonata have t i f:d the Republicans that the ~mnority o s not f.:l c~Uled upon to provide ca. iece ph-:s f or either Sznators McL ur n or Weilington. It is n;der steon tn...: th3 Reunblican commi-tze on cmmi-.tca wi?u asiign these eena A Serious Charge. Ben :.lam~, colored, a's ex-slve of e ged wi?th ki ois Aig negoes andJ eaig them as slav.-s to the w ite er.cr of a lerinessee river isld pnation somie m3hed below Deca'ur.j I: i r.lugred that Milam tcul inuc ne ve w acompas hi~n to 'ie ilandI wih the promise of secuticg positions for themn on the planta ion at good was and tha~t when they resceed .h e :*ould sol them in bondiige, whue they wer-e enfined within stouk ades. It is tsid tit; a young regro who recentiy Lecoal3 from tho isnd o:d the: rtory i.-d c-aused she armt of .bn Mailm. H:. repmsc ther. a kid aped r~egro has beea cot~fined on s island as a eIhve f r seven years. Suicided. John A. Hess of Bt~cenan, W. Ys., cmttted ..ue:de Wedaesday in New York a.t a small hotel by intsiing gas. He had been dead some tine when found. Papers~ icund in his paci;ss indicated that he was clerk of the air otu er at Richmond. JEALOUS OF SCILEY. The Court tf Irqu;iy Dec'dri Against eio. AOMIRAL DEWEY FOR H!M. Addrral Benham and Ramsey Ac cuses the 0ailEn: Schley of Vacilaion and Dilatoriness in His Campaign. The report of the Schlcy court of in quiry wss prcmulgated by Secretary Long Friday night. There are two re ports. Admirsi Berham and Admiral Ramsey .e-eur in the first which is signed by Admiral Dewey also as a mat ter of form. Admiral Dewey makes a separate report. The msjority opinion fiads in brie? that Admiral Sch!ey should have pro ceeded with the utmost dispatch to Cienfuegos and maintained a closo blockad; that he should have endes vored to have obtained itformation of to3 Spnh eq-adron there; that L shculd have proceeded to ssntiago wi'h ispat ch; that he should not have mede the retregrade movemeni; that h should have obyed the department's crders; that he Phould have endeavorcd to have capturtd the Spanish ves6els in Santizg(; that he did rot do his ut most to destroy to Colon; that he caused the Fq'adron to lose distance in the leop of the T-ocklyr; that he thereby caued the Trxxs to beck; -at be did ir jucice to Bodgior; ti4 his eondpct in the campaign was ohmrcter zd by vacillaion and dilatorisem nd lack of enterprise; that tis offioial re ports on the ocal eupply were rpinead ing and inacourate; thit his omduet durirg the battle was self paOtssed and he encouraged in bia own porson his subordinato oier and.mzn. Admiral -,Dewey in his&rcport says that the passag- to Cienfueg.3 war manae with all ci-petob; that in view of his coal supoly tde bloikade of cien fuegos -ras efeotive; that he allowed .he Adula to enoer Ca:e'ungos to get ir fermulo-; tht his pxasge to San dago wt.s wish aS much dispa ch as pos Sible, keeping the squadron together; that the bhekade of zantiago wss ef fective, and finally, that he was the sonior ffio.-r &f Stntiago in abaolute command and entik d to the orelis due for the gloricus vie ory which raulted in the total dts!ru%-.Qa of the Spanish ahirs. The following is the opizon of AAMSAY A:D BENHAM. "Commodore S:hley, in command C the fijingK qnsrdrou, ?hould- have pro cended with utmost diapat-h off Cin fuegos and should have maintained a elope blod de of that porf. "He should have endeavored on May 23, at Cienfuegos to obtain information regarding the Spaniih squadron by com. municating with th3 insurgents at the place designz:.d i: the momorandam deliver( d to him at. 8.15 a. m., of that date. "He should have proceeded from Cienfuegos to Santiago de Cuba with all diapacth and should have disposed his vessela with a view of intercepting the enemy in any attempt to pass the lyig squadron. "He should not have delayed the Eqnadron for the Eagle. "He should not have made the ret rorade westward with his squadron. "He should have promptly obeyed the navy department's order of May 25.a "He el-onld have endeavored to cap ture or destroy the Spanish vessels at snehor near the entrance of Saniago harbor on May 29 and 30.t "He did not do his utmost with thej force under his command, to capture or destroy the Colon a~id other vessels of the enemy which he attacked on May "By commencing the engagement on ( July 3 with the port battery, and turn-c ig the Brooklyn around with porti helm, Commodore Schley caused her tot lose distance and position with the Spanish vessels, especially with the1 Vizsya and Colon. "The turn of the Brooklyn to star. board was made to avoid getting her into dangerous proximity to the Span ish vessels. The turn was made to I ward the Texas ard ctuced that vessel to stop and to back her engines to avoid possible collision. 'Admiral Sahley did ir jntice to Lut. Commander A. C. Hodgson 1-a2 publishing only a portion of the corres. pr donce which passed between them. "Cemmodore Schley's conduct in connection with the events of the San tiago canraign prior to June 1, 1898, i was charsoterized by vacilation, dilsto rinos and lack of enterpriso. "Hi3 cffaial reporcs regarding the coal suppiy and the coaling facilities of the flyi. g squiadron were inaccurate and miesxdng. - "H's conduct duriog the baA of I July 3 was slf-pcssessed and ho en caragetl, in his cwn person, his nuar dina:.a officers and aan to fight cou-,;e usly." "George Dewey. ( Admiral U. S, N, Judgs Advoecste." "S-in. C. Lemley,. Judge Advocste General U. S. N., Judge Advocate."t DtWEY FoR aCHL EY. "In the opinio, of the undmringed the passge fra: Key Welt to Cienjue go was made by the flyieg squa'on with all pessible ditpacti. UJizmme dr Sahley havia in viecw the impr aue of arriving cif Cienfuegos with as much coal as possible in the ships' uners. "f he blockade of Cienfuegos was eirc iv . Comadore Schley in permitting the stamer Adula to enter the port of Clozfuegos expected to obtain ir~forma tion concerning the Spanish Equadron from her when she came ou'.1 "ihe passage fro-n Cienfuegos to aa point about 22 mils south of Santiago was made with macoh dispatch as wase possible while ieeping the squadron a unit "The blookade of Santiago was effec- t "Commodore Bohley was the senior ifficer of our tquadron cff SantiagoI when the Spanish Equadron attempted1 to escape on the morning of July 3,1 188. He m.S in absolute command and is entitled 10 the credit de to scoh commanding cfficer for the glorious victory whi:h resulted in the total de struction of the Span'sh shipe." 'Gec.rge Dewev. Admiral, U, S N." "SAm C. Lemiy, Judge Advocate Gaiieral U. S. N., Judge Advocate.' "RECOMMENDATION." 'In view of the kgth of time which has elapred since the occa:rence ef the events of the Santiago campaigu, the co-*rt recommends no further procecd ingsi be had in the ;remise3." Geor-e Dcwiey, Admiral U. S. N., Prrsident." "Sam C. L .'y. Ju'ge Advocate G:neral U. S. N, Judge Advocate." WILL FIGHT TOTHE LAST. A dispatch from Bahimoro says Lider Rs5 nor, E q . who was chief cunFel for Admir. Schley, s~-owed keen disappointment when the .findings of the court of iL quiry were commudi cated to him. he announced that he would go to Washir gzon as soon as his engsgements will parmit and he wil counsel Admiral Schley to fight the c.ase to a finish by Lvery apperi that is possible. In an interview he said: "I would prefer new not to say any thing in connection with the opinion. I tlink tLe country will almost unaci moosly acup; Admiral Dewey's jidg -nent. The tes imony was eo cver;hei Mingly upon aimest every one of the specifications in favor of MAmrl Schley that I must confess I am ut terly at a losa to underotanl uponn o at facws or upon the evidenco f what witneis-.-s the other two members of the o art reached their aonc!un:ioa. 'I am absoluteiy satirfied that the opinion of to two judges is at total variaroo with the ovtaan of the countr2 and that this will oi by any means terminte-the contr3v~erky. I sasil ad vise the admiral to fight it to a finish,to open it by every appeal that is pcasibie songressional or otnerwise, aud I be teve that thte sentiment of the whole country will up!,old him in his resoive not to let the j agmen t stand." Still Missing. Notwithstanding that tne committee of five, 'hica hea been pro ecutaig tme search for tne mlasing N.11 Cropzey who dissppeared from: .E&saoeth Uitr, N. C., recentuy, believe thzy wili b :!Dle to clear up the mystery witmin a ihort time. Umief o! P.ice Dawson is till without information. WednoAday be sai4: "I think the girl wa. eiiher drowned or mardered, but I have no dfiaite clue." W. H uropsey, father >f ;be missing girl, W< daeaday istuzd a public letter in whicb, after thanking L.e o z nre o1 NYrh Caroina fur thir indn.zs an Aynmpatry siys: "Ve ydoice tffijias and cCsZnss' commt Lbe have done a Lum-a agecy couil io to restore my diughter, without suo 3ess. I never expect tQ see her this ie of the great eternity. I sBali al miys believe James W21oix iksiramen al in my daughter's d:sapparance. If lead, 1 belive his hand Lr .al hireling esponasible. Same time when this lue uhall cease and we shall skaad befuze he presence of the Great J -dge, I )olieve we shill learn how and when 13 murdered my daughter and tha: the ustics he may escape here will be dealt im then "(Signed) W. H. CJropsey." Gives Ten Millions. Andrew Carnegie is to give ten mil ions to the cause of university exten ion in the United States. The annonnce :ent of this great gift to education ill be made at the Wnite Honuse. Car egie was in Washington a fewa days ago ~ad took luncheon with President ~ooevelt, when the de taila of the pan were di,.assed. U..mgie has :ought best to create a national board a handle thiis munifisent hentfaction. ~'resident Rtoosevelt pro babay wul name uha board for Carnegie, or at least t in motion the machinery which hall lead to the national cerganisation. tocording to the plams prepared by arnegie and his advisers, the national raniation is to have headqna:ris in Vashington, but operations are to ex nd throughout the United States, rork to be carried on in co-eperation ith universities everywhere." Stole $15,000 in Diaznonda. W. H. Woods aa~d a 'woman com anion, giving the name of 'True John n, both colored, wias arrested at ).irha, Neb , Wednesday charged with aving robbed Alfred B. Lomnthat, a :sveaing salesman fjr a New Ycti eweiry firm, in a Portlana, Ore., hctel, f $]5,000 worth of diamonce and jew ry. The j .welry we~s traced by a 10 'i pawno:oker who ihad rtceived a rinted circular describintg the stolenj rperty to Woods arnd his compan:J. ad they were found in the east part of e city. When rnirested there was cand in their possesnion $3,000 vtorth~ f Diamionds and jeweiry, raiircadj ansportaLton to Patarnd and a checkI r $200 which hrad been given by the~ nncroktr in exchange ior a dia-nond rooch. A Strange Tale. Martin Hennessy, who served on theI regon on the famoua rr aronn Cape [orn and fought at San~iano. was drs-j harged last week at Srtn .:ancisco andI medately ster-od for home. O ne rin he was to tnere was artother alor from :de oregon abosad. Oat of aricity ho weni into the next car ar:a egan a convao:sation wiah oth.er sailor, nd found he wan h.is brntier Pa~trick. le also had enisted, bui: s a cart-n r. He~ was on the Oregon from the )eon from the time that vessel was Lated, but, being in d&'rcnt dept~rt neents, ihe brothera had never Eccn ach other. This was their first meet g for ten years. An Historical Exhibit. The Charlesion Post rays an attrac ie exhibit in :he Agritu. ual Paisce n the State binterical as:ibi;. has been trrnged by Mir. J. T. Gantt, assistantH ecretary of State. The c~ietion of xibus in glass cases, which ccmp y large space in the soutmera pornion of he building. The wo:k of irnszalling he exhibits has jast been ctmpleted nd is o-pen for inspection. The cl etion of exhibia~s is ecemposed of olid attle flags, relics of the RevolutionFy ar, the Confederate war, and old c:: ments and State records. Every arti is labee.aa1 AL101T XURDERED. Another Washington Tragedy Th Rivals .the Bonine Case. Mrs. Ad-, Gilbert Dennis, a frohio able dretsmakcr, of Washington, D. C -' found in an almost dying conditit in her room at 5 o'cleck Wednrsd: morning under ci1comsiances th ;Zo.nisa to rival the Bonine murd case. Her skull was fractured, jai bone broken and left ear almost seve ed from the head. Her let arm bo: bruius indicative of a struggle and hi clothing and bedding were saturate with bio d. She was removed to ti G~rflud hospital and a large force i detectives put on the cas. The nan of her assa.ient is unknown. The general bclief is that Mrs. Da Di5 was attacked while aaleep in h( back room on the first door, and thl the firzt blow, in all probability at ministered with a piano stool, whic was smeared with blood, rendered h( ur.o)ncious. The preliminary invei tigativne by the ptlice fail to indicat that there was any struggle. Ur, Dennis, in a a)nfcious moment whil being etrricd to the hospital said the some one had "hurt" her, but who pressed for details merely responded "never mind." Robbely apparently was no* the mt tive for tne crime, as on the table a the foot of the bed, in plain view, wa a small box containing a pooketboo well fiiled with greenbacks and othe money. There was a bloody impriD cf a Land cn the piano lid in the parlo and a window in tha room was op.n It is supposed the assailant escapei thrcugh this window. When Mrs Dennis was found she was clad in he night rmeDts and was in bed undc the cover. She was partly consEaious al ough she has been unconsciou moat c! the time since. The deeetives are Patidfed the se era. bioi of the pIano stoot mt 3S hav bcln weldcd w:ah consider.b.e fore ana that tere was n; ou crj at lens after the fir-t bio.v. Her groans. how ever. were h-:srd by a woman on th, thied fbor, and in an adjmng hoase about the stme -ire Po'iceman L-v ingso and a wachman who were iwi bleek' , heard whiat they behov to be a wean's s:am. Mrs. Denni is abo-:: 47 years oid, and is one of th best koa women ia busioes here Sao is the widow of Walter Dennis, S actor. All Were Killed. Wedneaday ., iiouston, Txs, whez ofiar J. b. 0anMt and Hrmar Youngst attempted to a.rrest en alleged bu-co se-rer, &a Pror.-r, the 'itti opened fire w? a sr i.gan. At tL first re te moriai.y waanied James who feil. He thea fired at roungat krnockirig him ..wn nu i ca top o: him beating the cf!!3.r when Jame, rai3ed himsolf from tue gutter and flred three times, kiiiing Preecher. Jamei end Lungas ied wit;?xn the same mi ment. Preacher was well known to the police and had been arrested frequent 17. Te police have been waichini him closely during carnivalweek. With a shotgun on his shoulder he wont tc the police and complained that they were interfering in his business. The police attempt-ed to arrest him when ~ho opened fire on them. Saveral hun. dred peuple saw the duel. A warrant was sworn out by the deputy chiel of police for J. B. Brockmnan, Preacher's attorney, charging him with murder and he has been iailed. It iu charged by the police the attorney ad. vised Preacher to use a shotgun in case any attempt was made to arrest him. Ljte in the afternoon a boy with twc aog ans and a large Lumber of buck shot eartridges which he said he was crrying to Brockman's ce!e was ar rested and the arms corni:.eed. A X'earful Explosion. An explosion that shook the earth fcr miles around, shattered wirndows in hundrede of houses at South Sharon, Pa., moved adjacent buildings from their f cundations and caused. the injury of nine men, two fatally, -occurred at the Sharon Seel company's mill Wed regday. The explosion occurred in the casting department of the "pig mil." The metal wasabein~g poured from the ladie into the casting ma hine. It came in contact with some water, which caused a bast that was felt a areat distance. ?he easting house was comnpletely wrecked. Large pieces of heavy corrugated iron beams and cther material were carried hun creds of yarcas by the explosion. 'lhe asing houseo machine and cornverr was dea~ d almost beyond- repair. A par:: of the conveyor was blown severad tuodred icet while not a vestage of the iron mill remains. Windows of the of fice oft time steel company on Broadway, sevral hu~AdrvA yardis avay from the elosion were breken, and in Sharon andi Souith Szharona the shook was felt itse an eart queako. Secretary Whit tie of the staoi company that he was caue o he acecdet. o Lexington Regulators. A sp.coisi to The State from L-?xing too, Weonceday says: Th!3 morniua about 2 o'edcek the nouse o-f Ben Gates, a negro te-rant on the Hal:iwag:. herear Jounts' fetry, was brehen oen andi thm ':ntering fia:i onGae as he arose from his tbd. Tne negrO wa: ho an and diedi abent ac hcut tearw;>s. Cer..-.er Wats-n a~ a' onca r.. .fied ad tuu: the a'bove infor misee retchrd here. it is not known whe-her the ae: was commir:ed by wiste er blacks, but is appears thai tne intnuon was to '-white cap" o-r "regula-e" him, which was cut short as Gae as aAs to reach his gun as he adinted from his bed, aid a sho down to keep hmr~ from the gun. Counterfeiters Convicted. In the Unitad sates (.AriOt court al Golumneia 'Cn:s~ y me--to- ta: es of Sam Carter aind Wili Pa:ie, both l~i Un-.on county, ecarged r~th counter; fnir~g, was id. B sgaa coin hat been put in cirealnmion. The jur3 brought in a verdict of guilty an dParii was sent to the South Carolina peniten tiary for nine sonths. Carter, wh< sems to have been the principal, got sentence of five years in the Nashvill A MATHEMATICAL MARVEL. at Intricite Problems Solved in Less Than a Minute. a- Berore the Philadelphia board of ., education and guests, which ircluded in prino'p as of schools and professors of -y mathematics in ability second to none %t in the country, Jacques Inaudi, the r marvellous shepherd boy of Pied mont, sutjected himself to two hours cf the severest mathematical test in mental calculation that was tver given e to living man. More than that, he came off with flying colcrs. d The seance took place in the spaci. e one chamber of the superintendent of Eohools in the Philadelphia city hall, e about 10 persons being present. With his back to a blackboard, upon which were recorded the viarious problems as r fast as they were read to the calculator, In;udi stood perfectly motionless-a . short, stocky little man, with a serious h and almos; sad cast of countenance, with the tiniest feet and the largest besd that ever crossed that threshold, e and a manner stlinking and at times almost dervih-le in rapt a:.d tense e mental absorption. There is nothing of the poseur in In Saudi,ans while it is plain to be seen in the man's very presence that he is no or dinary character, nothing superhuman in his unkeup appears to the casual obervor, although his marvellous feats of calculation would lEad one to be-, lieve him aided by s.ms superior power r of which man has no conception. One by one the problems were cffer ed to the calculator, and it was plain to be seen that a good day's hard work had been spent in preparing them, with a view not only to testing the man's powers In ordinary calculation, but L with all th- catches as well. Here, then, are the problems as delivered or ally ey the superintendent of edoation. hins-erf and the time in which they were solved without the eAlcnlator one turning his face to the blaokboardupon wich the probloms were ritten: P;oleim 1-Hrtw many minutes in 11 year, 1 month and 2 days? Arswer-5,839,400 minutes or 340, 833 600 seTms. Ame taken to com pure, 46 zeconds. Pribiem 2-How many minutes in a leap year? Answer-527,00. Time, 9 see onds. Problem 3-Hqw many days from February 21, 1860, to Saptember 10, 1860? .aswer--202. Time, 11 seconds. Catch, leap -ear. Problem 4-If a leap year begins on Frday, on what day will the Fourth of July acme? Answer-Monday. Time, 3 see onds. Problem 5-Milton was born on Dec ember 9, 1608, and died on November 8, 1675. What was his age in years, mon. sand day. ? Answer-66 5earp, 11 mouths and 1 day, (.llowing for leap year.) Time, 16 sec.nds. Proriem 6-lt a man was born at 10 o'clock a. m. on January 16, 1810, and died at 6 a. m. on September 10, 1901, how many seconds old was he? Answer-1,945,454,400 s e a o n s. Time, 27 Eeconds. Problem 7-What is the square root of 9.339, 136? Answer- 3,056, Time, 4.3 sec onds. Problem 8-What is the r quare root of 642.521,104? At the same time an swer questions to be put be various listeners as to the month of ary year a feat of dual calculation carried On at the samo time. Q iestion's answered: April 10, 1895? Weainesday. January 13, 1887? Thurs day. Jub 2. 1881? Saturday. Four more similar questions. Answer to equare root problem, 25, 348. Time, 70 seconds. Probem 9 -What is the cube root of 16,348,384,862? Ans'wer: 2,538. Time, 24 seconds. Problem 10-Another and more difficult feat of performing a problem with eehalf of the brain while the other half answers questions as to the day of the week of any date of any year. What is the cube root of 8,625, 214,936 512? Date ~questions answered: July 1, 1862? Wednesday. May 26, 1865? Saturday. January 30 1836? Satur day. Christcio~, 1800? Thursday. Eight more similar to these. Answer to the cube root problem, 20,503 Time, 57 seconds. Problem 11-Similar to the above, but far more difficult still. What is the fourth root of 5,636,405,776? Date questions answered: September 1, 1900? Saturi.ty. May 26, 1865? Tuesday. April 10, 1862? Saturday. 36 times 97? 3,492 Sixteen similar to the above. Answer to the fouth root problem, 274 Time, 1 mir~ate, 12 seconds. The following five or six problems were variations of the above. The final problem was a feat in performing five seperate problemS at once, viz: Add 4 678 6,335, 7,894. Subtract 43, 497 from 68.005S. Muntiply 642 by 28. D.ivi 6'.564 by 49. Find the onbe root of 129,554.216. Answers in every case correce. Time, 51 seconds for all. As a final prcof of his remarkable memory for numbers, without turning Lowardl the blsekboard where the pro blems end arswers were writen, Inaudi read off every problem and gave the correct answar from first to last. $40,000 Short. A ereolal t.o tre .Jazionte Observer from Wilsur., N C., rays: E L. Powell, manrger of the brokerage businss of Murpoy & Company, Nea York, has disappea:' d from Wilson, $40.000 shors in his accounts. He left a note saying he would cezmmit suicide and mailed ii i-. R -cy Wl.uot. 'I; is supposel '-e is in New Ye a. Wilsonians lose heavi ly on his deal. He olaims in his note that he lost the amount on Union Pacific and cotton draab. Died fromn the Shock. At Huo 9 zeiles from Kinsen, N. C,, Tomr fate, a negro, was killed Thurs day. Being told at the country post offcc that there was no mail he said that Lawrence Haselton, the clerk2 was tco lazy to look for it, and started behind the counter. Haselton seized a sh.otgun and fired, the biadahot strik ing the negro's knee. The leg was later amputated, but Tate died at night from the shock. A SWINDLE. The Cherry Tree Man'pulators Have Ben Exposed. THE OFFICER$ HAVE FLED. Amss Owen Himself Has Nothing to Do With the Cherry Tree Fraud. Some of the Methods U sd. The "agents" of the Amos Owen Cerry Tree company of Henrietta, N. C., have been multiplying. Many of them in South Carolina were somewhat surprised Thursday to receive a com maUniestion from this concern that on acocunt of newspapers attacks against the concern, business would be sus pended one month to allow unfriendly sentiment to die out. Such an excuse as that prepares the "agents" for the news received from Charlotte Thursday night: "Amos Owens Cherry Tree company today indicted in the federal court for using the mails for fraudu lent purposes. It is said the officer of the company have fled." This concern was chartered under the laws of North Carolina and an official investigation has been in progress shere with the result that the whole business is declared to be a swindler. Dr. Frank Bright (formerly of Henrietta, now move Ito Florida), started the affair, and feeling soon became strong against him in Henrietta, and about Otober, 1, 1901, he disposed of the matter, leav ing I& to his father, Rev. T. Bright, who had the oampany incorporated dnrirg October, and sold it to C. D. Wuie, of Ratherfordton about Novem ber 1. -Mr. Wilkie was the author of an article published as about this tme, sraing that the company was on a firm basis and doing a legitimate business (or to tha eff-c) He sold to Chas. Witkings of Henrietta (?) and Geo. W. Rolliss, of Forest City, about Novem ber 20, aad they sold to M. 0. (or 0. M) Piat, of Henoietta(?) or Forest 0i.> (?) about Nivember 25th. Mr. Jas. 0. dimmons, of Henrietta, says taat his experienae is that the Amos Owen cherry will not bear when the trees are transplanted frcm-she mountain; says he has trees set out 40 yeare aga which have never born.- He denounces the fi-m as a fraud. Mr. F. B. Gafiaey, of Henrietta, de dlares it is to be his opinion that it is a fraud, and, as showing that the trees sold are not Amos Owen cherries, he sa.;3 that lie heard Rev. T. Bright say tast he had purchased 10,000 trees from Mitchell*coanty. Mr. J. 0. Bell, of Henrietta, satis i .has it is a fraud, having seen let ters from poor girls and women who *ere ref used the compensation agreed to by the company, after such women had apparently fullilled their partof the contract, says the good people of Rcnrietta are ashamed of the afair, and want the company driven out of busi ness; says the company has not the conidence of the people of the oommu- - nisy; mays he has seen letters from agents as a distance who could not get their pay, but when such claims were presented by some one in town or in the vici:ity of the company, it would be paid; says the reason evidently was that they feared the people of the comn munity would take action, and so paid claims rightfully presented by them, but would (in some cases, at least) ig no them when sent from a distance. Rev. H. H. Jordan, of Henrietta, says he met Mr. Long, near Bostie, who said he had just been out toashow some people where. they could find sprouts of cherry tiees in a field, which sprouts he had sold to these men, who were buying them for the company. Mr. Jordan says his name was used as a reference by the company, bus it was done without his consent, that he does not endorse the company, and that he Ioes denounca it as a fraud. Mr. Jor Ian agreed to send me letters which ho has received regarding the company. Amos O Nen, of Oak Spring, (cannot read or write, it is reported) says that the last sprouts he sold from his orchard were sold some time ago, and that aicogether he had sold less than 1,000 trees (in his opinion). He thinks that some more have been taken, but it was without his consent, and he wants it stopped. He says he is con Edent that they get trees from all over the country without refrence to place, or kind of cherry; says the use of his tame is fraudulent, as he has never sutiorised it, and has serious objection :o it; says he has no connection with the company. The main evidencess of fraud brought aut by an investigation are as follows: 1. Non-payment of agents. 2. The inferior geality of grading of traes. 3. the faise statements of employes re garding the sources of trees. 4. The iake claims made by the company in its circulars. 5. The frequency with which the owneiship of the concern has shanged hands. 6. The direct fraudu tent dealings of the company in pur 3hasing trcees from ddfarent sources :di:cheil county), and having such trees imipped nadier trne label "Amos Owen Uherry Trees." Negro Hanged. Win. Alan, a negro, was hanged in the ja at Uniontown, Pa., at 10 07 a. m. Cntuay. D.eath was causea' from manguas ion and life was pronounced. extinct in 12 minutes. As he aseend ed the rediaid he threw back his head hfl exoianned "My God." These were diis o'iy words. .Fally 1,500 people were jammed in the jail yard so witness :he execu -ion. Allen's crime was as sault on a romnaa and the murder of ter huvoand, Hiram Molillan, of Pros ton c~aniy, W. Va. A Fatal Fright. In a despirate fight on a passenger train -ging into Atlanta Wednesday ri.orning. Thomas Collins, a merchant of Sheltonville, Ga ,stabbed and killed James Pierce, a farmer. Collins is badly wounded about the throat and head. The inlght created a panic nnong the passengers. The conductor, with the aid of two men, separated the dghters, but too late to prevent the death of Piee. Collins was taken of at Doravilie, where heis now under the care of physicians. The cause of the figh is not known.