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kg ' GOES TO PRISON. A Very Rich Woman Convicted of Having Cruelly * TORTURED TO DEATH ' '* 'r ?__? Old Mnid Servant, Whose Mother In Oi?en Court, While kneeling Al most at the Fret of the llieh .Murderer, Just Before She Was Convicted, Brayed That <?od Would Forgive Her For The Crime In the Criminal Court of Flandreau, S. D., a few days ago, sat two women who represented opposite poles of the social world. The rich woman, wife of a millionaire politically powerful, was on trial charged with murder. Upon her proud face were fixed the eyes of the poor woman, almost friendless and without influence of any kind. The charge and the testimony showed that the rich woman had fiendishly tortured to death the only daugher of the poor woman. The haughty face of the rich woman indicated her belief that no jurywould dare convict the wife of her influential millionaire husband. The poor woman, broken with grief, looked dazed. Suddenly she left her seat among the spectators and approached the rich woman. Was she about to attack the murderess of her daugh- I ter? No such thought was in her mind. ; Her conduct was even more sensational. It was indescribably affect-! ing. Dropping to her knees in the aisle and raising her toil-worn hands aloft, while tears streamed from her eyes, she besought the Almighty to pardon the one who had tortured to death her only child. '*0 God, forgive the murderer of my daughter!" she prayed. Then the poor woman's mind and ooay collapsed, and it was found necessary to take the mother of dead Agnes Polreis back to her wretched little home in the country near Parkston, S. D., whence Agnes had come two years before, to be beaten to death?so it is charged?by her rich mistress, Mrs. Emma Kaufmann, wife of Moses Kaufmann, the milr lionaire brewer of Sioux Falls, S. D. The story of this instance of almost incredible cruelty practised upI on a maid servant by her mistress l' was printed in these pages a year ^ ago. Agnes Polreis, a pretty girl of 9 sixteen, was hurriedly sent from H Mrs. Kaufmann's house to a Sioux 9k Falls hospital where, next day. she died. Mrs. Kaufmann was arrested on the testimony of other servants that she had systematically tortured and virtually beaten the girl to death. Of course the rich woman was ad^ mitted to bail. In answer to the statements of the accussing servants ?who said that the woman had an ungovernable temper and that they were often compelled to flee to the cellar from her dangerous wrath?it was explained that Mrs. Kaufmann's mind has been affected by the death of her daughter several years ago. The sight of any other girl?especially a fresh one, like Agnes Polreis? made her frantic. So strong was public sentiment against Mrs. Kaufmann in Sioux Palls that her attorneys obtained a change of venue for her trial to Flanareu. The news that she had been admitted to bail caused such a mob to gather at the jail that she was smuggled out of a back door to her home, where she had to have police protec: tion. Mr. Kaufmann's wealth had procured the best legal talent in the West for his wife's defence. Several medical experts were placed on the witness stand. To them was put the following "hypothetical questions" which catalogue the wounds found upon the body of Agnes Polreis after her death: "Assume the following facts: A patient si' /teen years old is in a very v * '-# emaciated condition. She has a sore * having the appearance of a cut about "' one and one-half to two inches long Transversely across the point of the ? left shoulder; she has a sore having -the appearance of a cut transversely across the point of the right elbow, extending down to the joints; she has a similar sore upon the point of the left elbow. She has a gangrenous sore upon the point of each shoulder blade; the ring finger of the left hand is disjointed, with the .bone protruding; the cutite is off the ends of the fingers; the bone protrudes through the tip of one finger; there are numerous viipvwivtotiuiio la?j\>i1 tllC UUliy | Lilt? Kill knee is badly swollen, the skin broken and off, from the left ankle the skin is off the top of the foot; the s>le of the foot is entirely loose, hanging down; the cuticle is off from the toes and the rest of the foot; the right foot is in practically the same condition. ' 'Such being the facts, state wheth er or not, in your opinion, such conditions would be due to externel violence or disease and its results." Dr. Spafford?In my "opinion to violence.* . . Dr. Rider?In my 'opinion to disease and its results (referring to the disease Diabetes mellitus). In cross-examining Dr. Onley, of Sioux Falls, Prosecuting Attorney Rg&n asked: "How could the wound on the left - aboulder be self-iiiflicted?" ~ ~<rz:,uA.?I claim these wound were not self-inflicted. \ Q.?How could they be inflicted by another? A.?By taking a knife and cutting I across. A part of the testimony of Peter1 Bfl& rfekson, the mantvho worked at the ^'me; "?orn that I could'HII am 4 h. ever riS** 'i ' ^ V- ~i ' mann strike or maltreat the girl, Agnes. A.?I once found the girl on the kitchen floor. Mrs. Kaurmann was there, and told me she had poured hot water on the girl to make her get up. Another time, when the girl was on the floor and too weak to get up, Mrs. Kaufmann said, "Don't touch her, as she can get up herself if she wants to?she is only working on your sympathy." When Agnes tried to get up by grasping a screen door Mrs. Kaufmann roughly jerked the door away. Q.?Did you ever see Mrs. Kaufmann hit Agnes? A.?She often punched her with a broom handle. I saw the girl on her knees many times, pleadingly repeating the words, "Frau Kaufmann! Frau Kaufmann!" Q. Did you see anything else? A. Before her final sickness, Agnes was too weak to walk up to her room, so I carried her. Mrs. Kauf mann wanted me to shake the girl first, but 1 stood her up by a trunk; then Mrs. Kaufmann hit her with a stick a foot and a half long; the girl cried and I carried her upstairs. Q. Did Mrs. Kaufmann do anything for Agnes' wounds? A. She put turpentine on her legs. Q. What happened Friday morning before the girl died? A. I noticed blood in Agnes' matted hair, but Mrs. Kaufmann told me not to mind it. Q. What happened after Agnes died? A. Mrs. Kaufmann, when she heard of it, cried: "What shall I do? What shall 1 do?" Then she made me scrub the blood stains from the floor of Agnes' room and tear away wall paper with blood stains on it. Gecrge Bossier testified that Mrs. Kaufman said to him once, when speaking of Agnes: "She is so stupid, I feel sometimes like killing her." Mrs. J. T. Udell, a neighbor, heard Agnc.i crying upstairs; saw her in so weak a condition that she could hardly carry a pail of water down the steps; and saw the girl one day try to run away but return when pursued by Mrs. Kaufmann, and was made to march back to the house. Miiss Janet E. Larson, superintendent of nurses at the hospital where Agnes died, testified that the girl cried out in German: "My head aches! My stomach aches! 1 ache all over!" The case of^the prosecution was a very strong! one?much stronger, in fact, than was supposed would be presented. The evidence of physici cuio wiiu mum.* poBi mortem examinations on two occasions, and of others who knew something of the treatment accorded the girl by Mrs. Kaufmann, was presented and made a part of the evidence of the State. The physicians did not hesitate to testify that three wounds upon the head, and three at the base of the skull of the dead girl, taken in connection with numerous other wounds cuts and bruises found upon her body, arms and legs were sufficient to have caused her death. Testimony was presented showing Mrs. Kaufmann had poked the girl in the ribs with a broom-sticky of having her bathe her feet in ashes soaked with water, forming lye, and of many other instances of alleged cruelty on the part of Mrs. Kaufmann toward the girl, this continuing up to within a brief time before the girl had to be taken to the hospital, where she died, the harsh treatment having continued when the girl was so weak she could hardly stand upon her feet. Throughout the trial the courtroom was packed with spectators, and demonstrations against the rich defendant frequently had to be rebuked T?l * * > wiv jiiukc. xnc presence 01 tne poor old mother of Agnes Polreis excited much feeling against Mrs. Kaufinann. It had come to be generally known that the death of Agnes was the second tragedy in the mother's life, the first having been the shooting and killing of an elder daughter by a rejected suitor. On several occasions the grief stricken mother has wandered to the Parkston (Cemetery, where the remains of her younger daughter are buried, and in the dead of night has been found weeping on her grave, force being necessasy to induce her to leave the spot. HISSES FROM THE SPECTATORS. The spell of the case, which already had divided several South Dakota communities was apparent in the courtroom. This was clearly shown during the examination of the star witness for the prosecution, when the hundreds of spectators who crowded the courtroom gave spontaneous and forceful vent to their sympathy with the State and resentment toward the defendant. Hisses came while Erickson was testifying in reference to Mrs. Kaufmann, having on one occasion poured hot water on the girl after she had fallen to the floor from sheer exhaustion, in order, as she is alleged to have expressed it to Erickson, "to get her up." Erickson testified to numerous things showing the customary harsh and inhuman treatment of the girl by Mrs. Kaufmann. In spite of the unsriendly sentiment manifested by the spectators Mrs. Kaufmann and members of her iamny appeared confident of acquittal. When the jury returned to conaider its verdict Mrs. Kaufmann sat between her husband and their grown son Charles. The Court, the Kaufmanns and the spectators remained in their seats evidently eqpecting a quick decision. In less than an hour the jury returned. "We find the defendant guilty of manslaughter in the first degree," said the foreman. | The spectators burst into applause, which the Judge sternly reDuked. Mrs. Kaufmann turned deadly pale and her head sank upon her hand. Charles Kaufmann, her son, burst into tears. Her hosband seemed utterly crushed. They knew that the least penalty under the law would be four years in the penitentiary. Mrs. Kaufmann was first to recover Her composure. This statement by the Court seemed to give ho*^ -w comfort: /T Mffhe Court fixes ftfcr pronouncj?m^ n * ' - "* v ' < "* ' x v*^- ^VjCi SWEPT OVER DAM. Six Persons Perish in River Accident in Pennsylvania. Engine of Gasoline Launch Brooke and the Boat Drifted Toward the Dam. Six persons were drowned late Friday evening near Russell. Pa. Nine persons hud taken a gasoline launch on the Conewango River, which was very high, owing to recent rains. The boat was s"-ept over a dam and six people drowned. The dead are: Mr. and Mrs. John Best and daughter, Violet, aged 18, of Warren, Pa. Mrs. George Baker, Warren, Pa. Mrs. Hilda Knox, Warren, Pa. O. F. Butts, a traveling salesman from Philadelphia. A dispatch from Russet, Pa., says ik?*? ?-1 *f *-* " * ? " mm mi. nuu mis. JUIII1 IX'Hl naa lflvited a company of friends to take supper with them at their cottAge on the Conewango River and had come down to the Russel bout landing to meet them. The visitors were in one naptha launch, and Mr. nest aud his party in another. The boat containing the visitors became lodged on a pile a short distance above the dam and Mr. Best went to assist them, when the engine in his launch broke and the boat containing nine persons drifted toward the dam without an oar to stay them. When the boat roached the dam it was drifting broadside and it went over, turning upside down. Six of the nino persons were caught under it. The other launch could not be gotten off in time to prevent the sad accident, and those people in it could only sit and watch their friends go to almost certain death. EUTAW COUNTY. Gov. Ansel Has Had a New Proposition Submitted Tl?e I'npers in flie Case Were Filed Thursday?All Constitutional Requirements Met. The State says Messrs. .1. C. Evans. A. A. Dantzler, W. M. Fair and .1. D. Gates of Elloree; Gordon Wiggins, M. 11. Rast and A. B. llennett of Holly Hill filed a petition with Gov. Ansel Thursday in the Eutaw County matter. The new county is arrange ! to embrace portions of Orangeburg and Berkeley counties. The Northern boundary of the proposed new county begins at a point on the Santee river about eight and one-half miles above Elloree, strike inc the Fmir Holes ewitnin noor Ihn town of Cameron with the natural boundaries. Four Holes Swamp and the Santee river, on either side. It is understood that the proposition has been given the closest attention for some time and the people are hard at work getting matters in proper condition. The petitions filed witli Gov. Ansel, according to the | registration hooks of Orangeburg and Berkeley, were signed by over twothirds of the voters within the proposed cut and the promoters are very enthusiastic over the prospects of success. A map and completed survey, made by Harmon D. Moise of Sumter, was filed with the petitions, and certificates from the officials of Orangeburg and Berkeley counties, showing that the proposed new county meets all the legal requirements for the formation of new counties. The certificate of the surveyor shows the area to be | 420 square miles. All of the papers will be referred to the attorney general, who will see whether the legal requirements have been complied with. The delegation had reports from the auditors of Orangeburg and Berkeley counties showing that the taxable property in the parts of these two counties that will become a section of the new county Is at the present time something like $2,000,000. The statuary requirement is that there must be taxable property to the amount of $1,500,000 within the area of any proposed new county. Some of the territory* embraced in the proposed Eutaw county, is also embraced in the proposed Calnoun County, which will cause a conflict between the two new county propositions. It is a novel situation, and just how it is to be* settled we do not know, but we suppose the people in - .d disputed territory will decide by vote with which of the new county propositions they would rather cast their fortunes. We do not know whether this is the law or not, but if it is not, it should be, as the people in the disputed territory should be allowed to decide the matter for themselves. We do not suppose that either of the new county projectors would object to this equitable and satisfactory mode of settling the matter. if the people of the disputed territory votes to throw their fortunes with Elloree, the St. Matthews people would have to extend their lines in some other directions to get the territory they require for their county. Then if both propositions are voted down, the territory embraced in either of the proposed new counties could not be called upon to vote upon a similar proposition for four years. That is the way CJov. Ansel recently decided the case of llammond.County, and we think he was right. The P/x.m?tr u/.lw.nw. Aotu ?!(#.a # ou the matter considerably but we suppose there is some way out of the tangle. One thing is certain, the same territory can't he embraced Iti two counties, and before a vote on either can be had the matter will have to be adjusted. It is a novel situation nnd will be watched with Interest by the whole State. the defendant. In the meantime she is permitted to remain at liberty under the bond of $25,000 furnished last June." Sentence was deferred to the date named in order to give time for arguments for a new trial, which will be made at Yankton on October 10. The conviction of Mrs. Kaufmann appears to have quieted public animosity toward her. Probably she "eed fear no more mob demonstrations such as terrorized her upon her release from the Sioux Falls jail a year ago. ^ t 4 V' SCHMITZ IN JAIL Five Years in "Pen" for the Boodling Mayor. A HISTORICAL TRIAL. Glrat Victory of Citizens Over Political Extortion. .Judge Dunne Granted No Mercy. The One-Time Hero of San Francisco to Be Plugcd Into Prison for the Betruyal of His High Trust. Mayor Eugene E. Schmitz, of San Francisco, convicted of extortion, was.l ast week, sentenced to five years in the penitentiary. When the sentence was prcnounced there was a remarkable outburst of applause from the hundreds of persons who crowded Judge Dunne's courtroom. The judge prefaced his announcement of the penalty by administering a stringing rebuke to the discredited mayor for his breach of trust and betrayal of the confidence reposed in him by the people of San Francisco. Scarcely had the last words of the sentence fallen from the lips of Judge Dunne when the vast. crowd that thronged the courtroom broke forth in cheers. Schmitz's attorneys protested that the display of feeling was unwarranted and unjust, but the sherifT and other court officers were unable to drive the people from the room, which rang with the cheer, "Good for you." The dramatic atmosphere was heightened by a staff of newspaper photographs, who exploded flashlight after flashlight, till the courtroom was so filled with smoke that it was stifling. When Judge Dunne, having disposed of some matters preliminary to other trials on bribery charges, called for the calendar: "The People vs. Eugene E. Schmitz," District Attorney Langdon and Attorney Fairall answered in unison, "ready." The judge inquired of Mr. Langdon whether he was ready to proceed with the other four charges of extortion against Schmitz. The district attorney interposed that the calendar was very long and that the prosecution was ready to receive sentence. Attorneys for the defense moved for a new ti ia', but the motion was denied on the ground of insufficient reason, motion for arrest of judgment also failed. Judge Dunne prepared hia pronouncement of sentence with a lecture in which he called attention to the fact that the verdict indicates that no matter how high the station of a criminal he can be sentenced by the law when found guilty. Attorney Metson, for the defense, interrupted, but was promptly squelched. He was warned that further attempts to interfere would result in his being sent to prison for contempt. Schmitz interposed frequent protests against humiliation. The judge commented on Schmitz's career of hyprocrisy, duplicity and dishonor and the wilful crirftinalacts by which he had betrayed the confidence of the people of San Francisco. In concluding his remarks Judge Dunne referred to Schmitz as morally naked, shamed and disgraced. The words of the sentence followed: "It is the judgment of the court that you be confined in the state prison at San Quento for a term of five years. Motion for an appeal was made and it is Drobable the case will be tried in a higher court. Immediately after resuming his seat at the counsel table Schmitz dictated the following statement to the newspapers: "The court wherein I received my sentence for the charge of extortion again demonstrates, and more clearI,. ? iu: 1? iU_i. 1 i ijr man aujf 1.1111else LI1UL 11 [lttS IlLTt'toforc done, a charge I made upon my immediate return from the Kast that Judge Dunne was prejudiced against me, and that it was impossible to procure in his court a fair trial. The animus that he has treasured in his heart for some time came clearly and positively to the surface this morning. "I have never asked for leniency, hut 1 have expected, as every Amercan citizen has the right to expect, justice. I ask the people to withhold their final judgment in this matter until the iniquitous proceedings which have been held in Judge Dunne's court since the beginning of my trial shall be brought before the highest court. "I have never asked for mercy, and before a court where I did not receive a fair trial I certainly did not expect it. I intend not only to fight this case step by step, but all the charges that have been brought against me; and, with the knowledge in my own conscience of my entire innocense, 1 expect to be successful in the contest. "I now repeat what I have stated already, that I will be a candidate I for mayor of the city and county of San Francisco this fall, when the people of San Francisco will have an opportunity by their votes of demonstrating whether they believe me guilty or innocent. The people are always right. I am satisfied to leave my case with them." It was the confession of Abraham Ruef, boss, that made the conviction of Schmitz certain. Ruef declared he and Schmitz had been partners in crime and that they had divided more than $100,000 extorted from almost every possible source. The charge on which Schmitz received sentence was for extorting $1,175 from restaurant keepers. Base Ball is surely a national institution. It is being played from one end of this country to the other, and witnessed by millions of people. We doubt if any game was ever more popular in any country than base ball is in the United States. It is a great game. Many a man has lost his game by i boosting it- too mnch. Necessity keeps a man from getting Wiety. _ ^ j - "r- *s, r CRUSHES HER SKULL Woman Trying to Hold Burglar Falls From Window. Robber IH?tected in Room, Flees to Roof of Adjoining Houso?Atteniping to Slide Down Pole to Ground. Max Prichep and his brother, Abe, keep a clothing store, at 150 Hssex street. New York, and sleep in the rear. Along about 3:30 Thursday morning Max woke up and saw two men prowling around the room. Max jumped up and began shouting for the police at the top of his voice. One of the men made for the door leading into the front hallway. The inner wnose name was subsquently learned to be Levine, after first striking; Max in the-face, went through the rear window, taking the sash with him and sending a shower of broken glass into the back yard. A third man, who was in Abe's room, got away with $3 in cash. The man who went through the rear window ran across the yard. | climbed a fence, and got into the tenement at 151 Norfolk street. He ran to the roof of the house. He found a number of persons on the roofs of near-by tenements when he reached that of 151 Norfolk street. The crowd saw him and yelled. LeI vine leaped from the roof and grabbi ed a high clothes pole, which stood near the house in the rear yard. He began to slide to the ground. As he was passing the second story Mrs. Annie Kelbauer poked her head |out of the rear window to see what was the trouble. She saw Levine coming down the clothes pole, and j reached out and caught hold of the trousers. Levin struck at the woman with one hand, but was unable to free himself. According to the people in the neighborhood, lie then grabbed the wohian and pulled her by the hair. She lost her balance and went crashing to the pavement of the yard. She landed on her head, crushing her skull. Levine then slid down the pole, and climbed over a fence into the rear yard of 14 9 Norfolk street. There the police found and arrested him. Mrs. Kelbauer was hurried to the hospital, where she died shortly afI their arrival. Prlchep grappled with | the thief who made for the front i door, and held him until the police j came. At the station-house he said he was Kills Levine. The name of the third man was Harry Strunhall. USES HIS KNIFE On a Negro Woman and on a Police Officer. ? l lie Is Pursued j111< 1 Sliol ut By u Posse of White Citizens Hut Makes His Kscupc. There was some excitement in i Ilowesville on last Saturday night caused by the outrageous conduct of a negro by the name of Jim Jones. I The correspondent of The State at Rowesville says Jones is a bad fellow | generally and he kept up his reputai tion on Saturday night by an tinprovoked attack on Lavissa Lee, a 1 woman with whom he has lived for the past six years off and on, and by j an attack later on Oflleer Dempsey. It seems that Jones Is very jealous of Lavlssa and Saturday night about 10.30 he found her talking with a group of negroes on the street near the railroad crossing and without warning he slashed the woiuau with a idg knife and the blow or blows laid open the back side of her head and then caught into the flesh and opened a gash on her back from the neck to the waist line. While none of the wounds are nocesarily fatal, they were serious ones, as one or two arteries were cut in the scalp and the wound on her back is half an Inch deep in places. Oflicer Dempsey was notifled of tie* assault and arming himself with a pistol, which was furnished him by Intendant Stokes, he ran against Jones in the dark without knowing that lie was up against his man until the latter made a leap for him. The pistol was not a self acting one, which Dempsey did not know, and when he pulled the trigger without having cocked it, it of course did not go off and Dempsey was overthrown and went down 011 his back in the ditch with the negro, who is a powerful fellow, on top of him and trying to use his knife on him. Dempsey called for help and did highest to ward off the blows of the negro. He was cut slightly in the left hand and his shirt was cut three times over the heart, but he was not injured other than the slightest cut on the hand . The white men had gathered by this time and the negro ran, followed by a fusillade of revolver shots an.1 by discharges from shotguns, but so far as known he was not hit in the darkness. A search was made for him until midnight and it was renewed yesterday, but lie was not found. There i: 110 doubt but that he v. ill return and then lie will be placed under arrest. If he had been found Saturday night the chances are that there would have been a dead "nigger" in Howesville, as the temper of the young white men was such that they would have taken no chances with the "nigger" armed as he was. and after miakng the assault which he did on an officer. Columbia repudiates the report ! that she will not he in the South AtI lantic League next season. Columi bia is not much of a game dinner this season, but she is game to the i core, and will stick to the end. We hope she will have l>etter luck next season. It is assented as a fact by those who claim to know that American cotton is the worse packed cotton that goes on the European markets. This does not only reflect upon our business methods but costs us millions of dollars m money. Why can't thi * be remedied? If the cotton farmer will discard the jute bagging and cover their bales with bagging made from cotton they will take a long step :n the direction of their fun inucycnuciue. Will they do it? T ' > v ?Wk-r * . * *' PLUNGE IN AIRSHIP. Aeronaut Lights a Cigarette After 800-Foot Drop. When Propeller Hips Silk, Machine Plunged Very HapUlly To?varU the Earth. Carl Robinson, who sails the Knabenshue airship, fell 800 feet Saturday evening at Springfield, O., and lives to tell about one of the most remarkable decents. lie escaped serious injury. The o^iy mark he has to show for his experience is a tiny scratch over his left eye. When Robinson landed on the ground people flocked to the scene of the accident, expecting to find him dead. Hut he quietly remarked to Uie first arrival: "Why, you people are more excited over tiiis than I am." Then he lighted a cigarette and asked a man in an automobile to drive him to the city to get a meal. The eyes of thousands of people were fastened on Robinson when his airship eollapsed. Screams rent the air and many women fainted. Every one expected to see Robinson dashed to a pulp. At first he shot throinrh snnoo rapidly that it was difficult for the eye to follow him. As he neared the earth the machine slowed up and he reached ground safely, lowered as gently as a mother would place her baby in a cradle. Robinson has made one successful trip. He says that when he sta ted on his second trial to reach the center of the city he went higher than usual so as to get free of the wind, and as he soared he was struck by counter currents. The propeller was thrown against the end of the balloon and the rapidly revolving wheel cut open the gat bag. It immediately began to settle rapidly. Robinson kept his head and climbed quickly to the propeller and grabbed the gas bag side of the rent thus forming a parachute. As soon as this was done the air entered flu bag and the machine's fall was broken. EIGHT KILLED From Explosion of Powder on the Battleship Georgia. Tln? Cause of the Accident is Unknown, Hut Was Not Caused b> Carelessness. Hy the explosion of a case of powder in the hands of a gunner in thf after superimposed turret! of thf battleship Georgia in Massachusettsbay Monday, six men were killed and fifteen injured. Not one of the persons in the tur rot escaped injury. The following are tl>e names of those who were kill ed outright: William J. Thatcher, chief turrel captain, Wilmington, Del. Faulkner Goldthwaite, midshipman, Kentucky. W. J. Bucker, ordinary seaman Quincy, Mass. (J. (J. Hamilton, ordinary seaman South Framirgton, Mass. William Thomus, ordinary seaman Newport, it. I. | George c,. Miller, ordinary seaman Brooklyn. N. Y. In addition to the above the following died after being taken to th( hospital: Lieut. Casper Goodrich, New York Edward J. Walsh, ordinary seaman Yynu, Mass. Twelve injured remain in the hospital, of whom Midshipman James F Cruse of Nebraska and Seaman Jas P. Thomas of Brooklyn, N. Y., arc not expected to recover. The other men's conditions has no! changed since they were carried tc the hospital. The cause of the explosion is not known. Kl'LIMIl It BATHS AT HOME. Tlicy Ileal the Skin and Tuke Away Its Impurities. Slltl.hlir- knnl Dl.l~ ./uiho in;in tin ill ulDCttSt.'K and give the body a wholesome glow Now you don't have to go off to a high-priced resort to get them. Pu( a few spoonfuls of Hancock's Liquid Sulphur in the hot water, and you get a perfect Sulphur hath right In your own home. Apply Hancock's Liquid Kulphui to the affected parts, and Eczema and other stubborn skin troubles are quickly cured. IJr. R. H. Thomas, of Valdosta. (Ja., was cured of a painj ful skin trouble, and he praises it in the highest terms. Your druggist sells it. Hancock's Liquid Sulphur Ointment is the best cure for Sores, Pimples, Blackheads and all inflamation. (lives a soft, velvety skin. In the last few years accidents have been entirely too frequent on our naval ships. Such accidents as that which occurred on the Battleship Georgia does not reflect much credit on our navy. The State of Georgia wants to try the experiment of prohibition. Should she adopt it we can then study the subject at close range. Welsh Neck II ARTS VI TIh- 1 Itli st?sion will Literary, Music, Art, Kxprcsslon a graduates of our leading colleges an I phasi/.ed In every department. Heal with electric lights, hot and cold h naces. Best Christian influences. M logue. Roiit. >v. Dtirrrt l A Catalo to any of our customers for the ask dutnoug or hardware business, an page catalogue which will be found prices on anything in the supply line. Columbia Supply % ? TRAGIC DEATH. Runaway Team Thrusts Shaft Through Man's Brain. WILD DASH BY HORSE Samuel Cohen, New York Manufacturer, Meets Sudden l>cath While Standing on the Street.?A Policeman Was Flung Off After the Wagon Had lleen Smashed Into a .Mass of Wreckage. With two policemen clinging to the fragments of the harness, a runaway horse dashed the end of a shaft through the brain of Samuel Cohen, a hat manufacturer of Nos. 201-203 VVooster street, New York, as ho stood waiting to enter the Bleecker street station of the subway shortly after six o'clock Friday night. Heath came almost instantly. Cohen was carried to the sidewalk, where the body lay Tor nearly an hour in rain waiting for permission from the Coroner's ofliee to be moved. Startled by a fluttering piece of paper at Green and Bleecker streets, the horse, which was attached to a single wagon driven by Alexander Harris, of No. 2S Itntgers street, reared into the air and dashed forward. The jerk broke the king bolt of the ! vehicle, and I lie forewheels and shaft seperated from the main body of tho wagon moving forward with the horse. Harris clung to the reins for about 5 half a block, and then the strain ' proved to great for him. The reins were torn from his hands and the 1 horse dashed on. With the crashing wreckage of the 1 vehicle behind hitn the frenzy of the 5 animal became greater with each stride, and although Trallic Squad Patrolman Joseph / lien, who is stationed at Broadway, two blocks from the spot where the wagon had broken made a frantic effort to seize the horse's head as he swung by, the animal evaded him, ami went tearing down the street. The policeman | clutched at the wheels and axle as they passed and hung on trying to overtake the horse. But the speed of the animal was so great that the policeman had great trouble to maintain his position in the rear. Kast on Bleecker street went the terrified horse trailing behind him r the ruin of the wagon and the shouting policemen being in the rear. It was just about the time the skyscrapers in the vicinity were empty ing their crowds of workers, and the ( street was packed from curb to curb. At Bleecker and Lafayette streets Trnflic Squad Policeman Bracken 1 sprank at the head of the running 1 horse. The animal reared, and then came crashing down on the pavement as the weight of the big policemade itself felt. Standing at that > point was Mr. Cohen. He had not seen or heard the animal coming and was not aware of his danger. The pointed shaft, broken by a collision with a lamp post, struck the . man squarely in the center of the forehead and crashed through his skull and brain. As soon as the horse could be brought to a standstill, which was within a few feet of the spot where Cohen was killed, the limp body was lifted off and carried to the sidewalk. 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