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1 - ... ?-? '"* ... __________________^___?_ m .. 'API ESTABLISHED 1891. BAMBERG. S. C.. THURSDAY. AUGUST 28.1902. ONE DOLLAlt PER YEAR. i - ' PRIM ARY IN ALABAMA Jslks Forces Claim Decisive Viclory Oyer Johnston Cohorts. MAJORITY PLACED AT 25,01)0 Contest an interesting One Owing to New Franchise Restrictions Only Six Counties Conceded i to Johnston. A Birmingham, Ala., special says: Jelks is undoubtedly nominated for governor by a safe majority. His friends estimate his majority at from twelve to twenty-five thousand, but the most conservative nonpartisans who understand what beat returns mean declare that the latter is more nearly the correct figure. Johnston's strength is believed to be In the county precincts, and a number of these have not been heard from. The horse mails will undoubtedly add to his showing, but not enough to affect the general result. The reports make very little reference to the lieutenant governor. Craig Smith has been renominated for treasurer, as has Thomas L. Sowell for auditor and Robert R. Pool for commissioner of agriculture. None of these gentlemen were opposed. Gives Jelks 25,000 Majority. The Montgomery Advertiser had received sufficient returns up to midnight to indicate a landslide for Governor Jelks in all portions of the state. The most conservative estimate, says the Advertiser, will put the majority in the state for Jelks near 25,000. The contest for governor has overshadowed everything else, and minor state officers are sti.l in doubt. Thompson wins easily over Brewer in the fifth aistrct for congress. That is the only congressional contest in the state, all the other present congressmen being renominated without opposition. Jelks No.t Surprised. The following dispatch was sent by Gov. Jelks to the Atlanta Constitution: "The returns, although gratifying to me, are not surprising. I anticipated the result and was prepared for it. One thing which I was not prepared for when the campaign was begun was the manner in which jt was conducted by my opponents: It was smaller and filthier than I expected. In this respect it will stand unique, and, I hope, a'cne, in the history of the state. "WM. D. JELKS." PRESIDENT IN BOSTON. , *?.. ' His Real Work Begins in Earnest on New England Tour. The week's work for President Roosevelt in his trip through NewEngland began in earnest Monday af.ternoon, when he departed from the summer home of the junior senator of Massachusetts, Cabot Lodge, of Nahant, and amid the enthusiasm of the greatest number of people he has faced since the Pittsburg visit on July 4, rode into line under cavalry escort and spoke from a platform at the city hall. Then he was taken to T3nctr?? snpoifll train and on ar rival went to Symphony ha'.l, there addressing a great gathering of Boston business men. His speech . was devoted almost entirely to consideration of the trust question. COMMERCE OF CUBA. Final Summary of War Department Shows Value of Imports. The insular division, of the war department has just published its last summary of the commerce of the island of Cuba. The summary shows that the total value of imports into f Cuba during the military occupation was $225,437,135 and the exports were $45,000,000 less than the imports, a fact attributed to the destruction of property and damage to agriculture caused by the war. The United States furnished 43 per cent of the imports, and took 75 per cent of the exports. GEORGIA COTTON IS POOR. Conditions Worse Than Bad Outlook at This Time Last Year. Georgia crop conditions just now are somewhat worse than they were last year at this time, according to the - crop report issued Monday by the de partment of agriculture, and last year the crop conditions were considerably below the average. The average condition of cotton throughout the state at the present time, according to the report, is 70 per cent as against 75 per cent last year, and that was considered rather a poor showing. GREAT VICTORY FOR REBELS. Commander Potter Tells of Seizure of the Warship Boyaca. The navy department is in receipt of the following cablegram: "Panama, August 21.?Secretary Navy, Washington: Boyaca, with 300 men, was captured by rtvolutionists on July 30. (Signed) "POTTER. ''Commander Ranger." HIS "JOB-LOTS" IS DELIGHTED. Duke Boris, of Russia, Drinks Wine J From Slippers of Chorus Maids. A Chicago dispatch says: Drinking wine from the s ippers of the chorus girls after theatre parties and poker games has so charmed the Grand Duke Boris of Russia that he has decided to remain in Chicago the rest of the week. After accepting the hospitality of the city for several days, the duke himself ha* assumed the role of host. | DESPERATE CONVICTS MUTINY, i Guard# of Kentucky State Pen Held at Bay?Three of the Mutineers Shot. The officials of the Kentucky state penitentiary and the citizens of Frankfort were thrown into a state of wild excitement Wednesday morning by a mutiny in the prison, started by an attempt to gain their liberty on the part of three desperate murderers, Lafayette Brooks, Wal'edo Bishop and T. Mulligan. Before the riot, which began at C o'clock and lasted until after 10, was quelled, and the mutinous convicts captured, Bishop was fatally wounded, Mulligan was shot in the shoulder, and a negro named Ransome, who joined the trio, was hit by a rifle ball. The mutiny started while Brooks, Mulligan and Bishop, one of whom had a pistol concealed about his person, were coming out of the dining room at 6 o'clock to answer hospital call. Suddenly one of the convicts drew a weapon and compelled Guard A U flill +/-> criva 11 n Viis arm-; XX, XX* Vim vvr o* ? V/ V* J~r WW I Guard F. F. Hurst, who rushed to | Gill's assistance, was also captured by the convicts. Captain Mat Madman, acting warden, then rushed forward with six guards, and fired on the bunch, but no one was hit. The convict* then ran across the yard, and at the entrance to the reed department of the chair factory, captured Willis, a foreman. They covered him with their pistols and, placing him between them and th# guards, retreated to the rocker de partment from where they could com- | mand a good view of the entire yard. At the window they stationed Willis, while Brooks, with a revolver in hia hand, took a position just beside the captive, resting the muzzle of the i weapon on the foreman's left side. The convicts then defied Warden Lillard to attempt to capture them, shouting that they would kill the foreman at the first move made against them. By this time several hundred citizens, many of whom were heavily armed, had gathered at the prison gates, but the warden denied admission to all. He issued orders for all the shops to close and ior all the prisoners to be returned at once to their cells. He then placed a guard of GO i men around the building in which the desperadoes had barricaded themselves and called on them to surrender. The oonvicts' reply was a taunt . After putting on a bold front for some time, the convicts promised to surrender and asked that Captain Liilard and Captain Madigan come in person to escort them, but it was .believed j that was merely a ruse to kill the ofiicert Later a letter from the desperadoes was brought by Frank Brooks. The note stated that if the warden would come to the head of the steps leading to the reed department, the convicts | would surrender, first sending their weapons by Brooks. WoTvlori T.illinrri nrpnqrcd to arcent i the terms and as a matter of precaution a half dozen guards were p'aced in the hospital overlooking the reed department. Warden Liiliard, accompanied by eight men, then proceeded to the foot of the stairway of the department. Suddenly the crack of a Winchester was heard, showing that the note was but a ruse. "We got Bishop,'' shouted a guard. "He's dead." The prisoners had emerged from the reed room as they had promised, with hands up, but as they proceeded down. the stairs, Bishop dropped his hands to his side as if to draw a weapon. He had hardly made the motion when one of the warden's party fired, the bullet striking Bishop m the breast, inflicting a fatal wound. When Bishop fell Mulligan and Brooks sank to their knees begging nior^on C9V0 th PIT* HvPK. developments showed that Ran- J some, the negro who was shot, was not press-ed Into service by the desperadoes, as was first thought, but had joined them after they entered the rocker department. A bowie knife was found on him when he was captured. WOMEN RAID A SALOON. Wreck "Blind Pig" and Force the Proprietor to Hastily Decamp. Belmont, Tenn., a small town six miles west of Nashville, was the scene of much excitement, when a mob composed of women made a raid on a saloon and completely demolished it. The saloon, or "blind pig." has been running for some days. Women organized and marched in a body to the saloon. They began by throwing rocks through the windows and then proceeded to enter and finish the work, breaking bottles and completely wrecking the place. The proprietor fled. CAPE PARLIAMENT OPENS. Governor Announces in Speech that Martial Law Will Cease. A special from Cape Town, South A M * ? - rni ? a rvorliomDnt Ainca, ftcl) S . 111U pai iiuiiivax v assembled Wednesday. Sir Walter F. Hely-Hutchlnson. governor of the colony, announced in a speech that martial law would be removed on. the pas: sage of a bill indemnifying the governor and all persons concerned for acts committed under martial law CUBANS ARE SUSPICIOUS. \ Want to Know Why Soldiers Weret Landed at Santiago. A resolution was adopted in the Cuban house of representatives Friday asking the executive for information in regard to the landing of 100 Aineri can soldiers at Santiago de Cuba Thursday. The soldiers in question were sent to relieve the American troops quartered in th? fortresses- at Santiago, i er\irjrsjrsJCviror\iro? I SOUTH CAROLINA I | k STATE NEWS ITEMS. | fcr\jfNicNifNJff\icMrsirsi' Monument is Unveiled. Sunday was a great day for Woodcraft in upper South Carolina. Several hundred Woodmen from Piedmont. Pelzer, Fork Shoals, Belton and Anderson assembled at Honeapath, on the Columbia and Greenville road, to assist in unveiling a monument to the memory of Sovereign Luther S. Bigby. Walnut camp. No. 14, Pelzer. j The veil was drawn by Misses Bessie Sullivan and Eu'a Donald, and J. J. McSwain, a prominent Greenville attorney, delivered the address of the occasion. * * Wreck on the C. N. and L. Read. Thn nnrthhonnd freieht on the Co Iumbia, Newberry and Laurens railroad was wrecked last Monday morning near Slighs, a small station about 12 miles from Newberry. Fireman H- nry Burts, white, of Honea Path, was killed, and Engineer Oscar Land and two negro tramps seriously in-1 jured. It. is supposed that the rail spread at this point, causing the engine and cars to leave the track. The track [ was torn up for a distance of about j loO yards. The engine and six box cars were completely wrecked. The injured were conveyed to Little Mountain,where they received medical attention. * * Two Orphan Boys Drowned. Leon Phinizy, 13 years of age, and Van Veronee, 12 years, inmates of the Charleston orphan home, were drowned in the surf at the Isle of Palms. Benjamin Harrington, 13 years, was with Phinizy and Veronee, and was saved from the same fate by Rudolph Claus, who was bathing with the boys. The tide was at the full when the party entered the water, and, with the strong east wind, there was considerable undertow. Veronee could swim, while his companions could not, a fact which added to Veronee's confidence, and seemed also 1:o make the other boys believe that they could care for themslves. The boys were out of their full height in the water when sudden'y they lost their footing and W6re carried too far out. * * Great Battle of Ballots. The primary election was held throughout the state Tuesday. Senator McLaurin's successor was nominated as well as a state ticket. There were six candidates for the senate, Congressman Elliott and Latimer, former Congressmen Hemphill and John stone, D. S. Henderson, state senator, and ex-Governor John Gary Evans. The candidates for governor were M. F. Ansel, former circuit solicitor; Dr. W. H. Timmerman, former state treasurer; W. J. Talbert, member of congress; D. C. Hey ward and James Ii. Tillman, lieutenant governor. The campaign has been featureless except for the terrible arraignment of Tillman's personal character and public career. The candidates have spoken in each of the forty-one counties in the state. Captain Heyward is a farmer and has never held political office, yet it is conceded that he will get a plurality on the first ballot, and will probably run it over with either Colonel Talbert or Tillman. There will be a second ballot for nearly every other office. The campaign for United States senator has also been featureless, except for the attacks on Congressman Latimer by ex-Governor Evans and Colonel Johnstone. It is impossible to forecast this race. In each county there was a primary * - - ? -i - 1- - c imnAwto nna Tho ior ocnciais oi unnui imjjui wuv.v. fight against child labor in cotton mills has been the issue among legislative candidates, and the result is doubtful. The official count only will' decide who the victors are. * * * Temporary Force Asked For. With a View of expediting the work at the Charleston yard, Admiral Eridicott has asked permisson of the secretary of the navy to employ a temporary force to assist the civil engineer in charge of the work. It is understood that the buildings and supply shop at Charleston are to be built upon plans similar to those to be constructed at the Mare island navy yard, in California. The plans and specifications of the latter building are nearly completed and they have given so much satisfaction that the proposition to duplicate them at Charleston meets with general approval. Captain Edwin Longnecker, who has been assigned to duty as commandant of the Charleston yard, in addition to giving his attention to the naval station at Port Royal, is regarded as one of the ablest and best executive offi- [ cers- in the navy. He is very anxious to make progress in the work assigned him at Charleston, and he is displaying his usual energy and efficiency in his new station. It is quite likely that he will be given full command of the Charleston yard until it is time for him to go to sea again. While he is in charge of the work there will be nn holding back or delays if he can prevent them, for he is a progressive, aggressive and at the same time courteous officer. He was stationed at the Washington yard several years ago, and he has a host of friends at the nation's capital who will watch with interest his administration of the Charleston navy yard. * * fCharleston's Big Dry Dock. A Washington dispatch says: Rear Admiral Endicott, chief of bureau of yards and docks, has advertised for bids for the construction of a s'en' and granite dry dock fo: the naval station at CharlejUQP, ^pscifleatjoas for the work will be sent out In a few days, and the bids are to be opened at the navy department on October 11th. The dry dock structure proper and thj entrance to the same are to be built cf concrete, with a granite facing and coping, with a continuous waterproof course to be laid in asphalt, unless during the progress of the work it is found preferabie to use piles under the entire bottom of the dry dock proper and entrance. The dimensions of the dock are 043 by 144 in length and breadth, with a greatest depth of 42 feet. Tho limit of the cost for the entire work, including a pumping plant and other apparatus, is $1,200,000. The amount of appropriation available for the work under the specifications about to be issued is $S50,000. Rear Admiral Endicott has been somewhat hampered in the work of getting ready for the machine and supply shops to be built at the Charleston yard by the lack of clerical assistance and draftsmen. The admiral is anx' - 1- ? 1 ious to put to worn a. iuite ?i draftsmen and field men at Charleston to make up for the delays which have occurred from time to time in other directions. The class of employees he needs, according to law, must be supplied through the channels of the civil service commission. For instance, he now has work for several first-class draftsmen. but they must be obtained from the civil service commission. It frequently happens that the men on the eligible list may reside way out in California, Oregon and other far distant parts of the country. They have to be notified by the commission that an appointment awaits them. Sometimes they decline to accept, on the ground that they have other employment. It someimes happens that there are no eligibles on a certain list, and a new examination has to be held. All this takes time and delays important work. HENRY JUMPS "FDL'R HUNDRED" Editor Waterson Swoops Down Upon Newport "Sassiety" With a Sizzling and Trenchant Pen. In an editorial in the Louisville Courier-Journal, entitled "A Flock of Unclean Birds" Henry Watterson says: "The four hundred contrive to keep themselves constantly before the public. Yet, somehow, it is their scandals, not their benefactions, that advertise them. "But yesterday it was the Fair tragedy in France that recalled the infe llcities and vulgarities of a family which, except for its millions, would have decorated the criminal instead of the social annals of its time. "Today's sensation relates to the Van Alens, an off-shoot of the Astors. "It will be remembered that one J. J. Van Alen, an ambitious donkey with dollars, thought in advance to be the representative of Grover Cleveland? in case he was elected?to the Italian mission, subscribed, it was said, fifty thousand of the Astor shekels to the campaign fund. "The story got out, and, characteristically, Mr. Cleveland, having had the usufruct of the money, repudiated the deal. This is the same Van Alen whose daughter defied his wishes and married the man of her own selection a few weeks ago. "Now comes the Remington suicide, and we learn that it was all on account of another of the Van Allen girls, and so it goes. We never hear of the four hundred except it be a murc.er, a suicide or a divorce. A shot fired into a flock of these unclean birds cannot miss hitting an injured husband, a recreant and disgraced j wife or at the least a gilded nincompoop lik? Van Alen, Sr." ONLY EIGHTY WERE LEFT. Major Porter Tells of a Disastrous Battle With Moros. Major Ralph S. Porter, burgeon of the United States volunteers, has rei Mtrnod tn hie hrvmo in ChieafiTO On Sick leave of three months. Major Porter was severely wounded at the storming j of Bayan in Mindanao on May 2, beI ing shot through the hip. '.'The Moros," said Major Porter, j "numbering between 400 and 500, were intrenched in a strong fortification, with walls 12 feet high surroundj ed by three trenches. "Our expedition numbered 370. We charged the works, and then ensued | the fiercest fight that has taken place in the island of Mindanao. "The fight commenced at 3 o'clock I in the afternoon, and it was not until | 2 o'clock in the morning that the Moros surrendered. When we entered the fort there were but 80 out of the 500 left." WOULD-BE ANGEL FLOGGED. Citizens of Texarkana Roughly Handle a Fanatical Fool. A special from Texarkana, Ark., says: "Divine Healer and Prophet Perkins, who has been posing as an angel of Christ in this city the past ten days, claiming he was waiting fdr Christ, who would appear In a few days, was taken out of town by whitecappers, flogged and his hair cut short, ana then given thirty minutes to leave town. A notice left on Perkins' door read: 'Stune fate to sympathizers.'" EOTHA TO SUCCEED KRUGER. Result of Conference of Boer Leaders Held in Brussels. Cabling from Brussels, the correspondent of the London Daily Telegraph says he hears that, as a result of the conference between former President Kruger and the Boer generals. DeWei. Botha and Dclarcy, Mr Kruger is tc resign the leadership cf the Boer people. General Bo.ha, adds th~- correspondent, was unanimously designated ai : tho futuru leader of th<> Roeri, TROLLEY CARS CRASH | Three Die Instantly and Fifteen! Others Seriously Injured. MOTORMAN DISOBEYED ORDERS Cars Were Crowded With Sunday Excursionists and Were Completely Telescoped in Frightful Impact. A special from Norfolk, Va., says: In a head-on collision between two cars on the Bay Shore Terminal line late Sunday three people were killed and many others badly injured. The dead are: W. S. Yandall, motorman; C. B. Colden, motorman; Linwood Fentress-, aged 10. Fifteen of the passen bers were seriously injured. The accident occurred about 3 1-2 miles from Norfolk. One car was coming from Ocean View and the other going out. The orders were that the Shorebound car should wait at the siding for the other. Motorman W. S. Yandall endeavored to jump, but was crushed in the telescoped cars. Motorman C. D. Colden, of the other car, applied his airbrakes as soon as he saw the danger, but the collision occurred on a curve and then tried to jump, as did Linwood Fentress, son of R B. Fentress, president of the Norfolk Cold Storage and Ice Company. Both Colden and young Fentress were caught under the platform of the shorebound car, which piled up on the other, and were killed outright. Both cars were full of Sunday excursionists and few escaped injury. Help was phoned to Norfolk for and physicians and ambulances were hurried to the scene. In the meantime a large number of the injured were taken to the city in private conveyances. There is no complete list of the injured. A coroner's jury viewed the dead and took some testimony, but adjourned until Wednesday. A SUNDAY RACE RIOT. Whites and Blacks Mix on Ball Field at Indianapolis. A race riot broke out at Haughville, a suburb of Indianapolis, Sunday afternoon between two hundred negroes and whites employed by the National Malleable Castings Company. There had been bitter race feeling between them for several years and trouble has frequently broken out. Two people have already been killed at different times. A ball gamt Sunday morning between the two factions caused the excitement. As the crowd left the field hostilities broke out. Stones, bricks, clubs and other missiles were used. Two hundred persons were immediately crushed together in a fighting mass. Twelve or fifteen shots were fired, " ' * 1 ' ' ? - -"n - ~ V, ana it is reported one ucgru was juui, but he was slipped from the field before the police arrived. The whites were victorious, driving the blacks from the field and wounding a number of them. Several white people were bad'y injured. Ten arrests have been made and others will be made as lapidly as the persons are found. The police responded to a riot call, hut on account of the distance did not arrive till the fight had been fought to a finish. Officers of the company fear other outbreaks will follow. AS TO GREENE-GAYNOR CASE. Attorney General Knox Will Make a New Move in a Few Days. As to the Greene-Gaynor case, Attorney General Knox states that within a day or two he will formulate instructions to the government consul in Quebec as to the next steps to be taken to extradite the men. The govern? *? A ? ? ? - 1% J ? * /n f nkon. Ill^nl, I1C SillQ, iitlU IlU UIUU511 l ul auau* doning its case and every possible means would be exhausted to secure the return of Greene and Gaynor te the United States . THEORETICAL NAVAL TIGHT. In Mimic Battle Array Fleets are Pitted Against Each Other. The unique war game in which the rival fleets of Admiral Francis J. Higginson and Commander John A. Pilsbury are pitted against each other began at Rock Port, Mass., Wednes-day. The north Atlantic coast is now threatened by a theoretically powerful squadron of hostile ships from the attack of which an equally able fleet will attempt to defend. This is the first series of maneuvers in which the ships will participate, and it will be under the direction of the navy department MILES GOES TO PHILIPPINES. With Permission of President, General Will Make Inspection. With reference to the statement that Lieutenant General Miles is goine to the Philippine islands, Secre-1 i tary Cortelyou said Monday night: "General Miles Is going to the Philippine islands, with the permission of the president, to inspect army conditions there." CHINESE SAILORS BARRED. I ? j Celestials to Man Big Steamer Cannot Land at Frisco. The steamship Gaelic, with 350 Chinese on board, is soon due at San Francisco. These Chinese, it is ah leged, are being brought to San Francisco to man the new steamship Korea. The Sailors' Union recently protested against this to Collector Stratton, declaring that a vio ation of the immigration law was contemplated Th? protect has been effective. i* T i I Cream of News.::i -> j Brief Summary of Most Important Events of Each "Day. ?Citizens of Buford, Ga., pass resolutions condemning Latham R. Winn for attack on Rev. C. C. Cary, made Localise of statements about house party. ?Hillman Paulk was found dead by the roadside near Tifton, Ga., Sunday with four bullet holes in body, either of which would have proved fatal. ?Rev. Ansell Tucker is arrested on warrant sworn out by Mrs. George Alexander, in Berrien county, Ga., charging assault. ?In collision of street cars between Norfolk and Ocean View, Va., Sunday three persons were killed and twenty injured. ?in a race riot at Indianapolis, Ind., Sunday the whites came out victorious. No one was killed, but several persons were injured. ?In the naval maneuvers the white squadron was defeated by the blue squadron Sunday. ?Senator Hanna has given up all hope of the coal strike terminating. Says he has exhausted all his powers in efforts to bring about peace. ?Turkey has conceded to all the demands of the United States and friendly relations between the two countries have been restored. ?By a majority of about 400, Sumter county, Georgia, goes wet. ?Five negroes are injured by house wrecked by storm at Covington, Ga., and two will pr&bably die. Crops suffered severely. ?Three negroes are reported dead and three white men and three blacks are known to be wounded in battle near Tupelo, Miss., tut no race riot is anticipated. ?Plans for the pooling of southern roads are practically completed by J. Pierpont Morgan. ?Edward Remjngtcn, brother of the late Robert Remington, who suicided at Newport, is said to hold to the opinion that his brother met death by fottl play. ?Russell Sage, in statement made to the Associated Press, declares that the trust propaganda will be the financial ruin of the country. ?French feeling against Germany ran high at a recent anniversary celebration attended by the people of Lor raine. ?At reunion of confederate veterans at Greensboro, N. C., act of congress granting pensions to deserters from southern army is denounced. ?Hon. John S. Wise says new constitution of Virginia is not and never has been constitution of that state. ?The fleet under Admiral Higginson and Commander Pilsbury are arrayed off the Massachusetts coast In mimic warfare. ?President Hill, of the Northern Securities Company, attacks the plan for an Isthmian canal. ?Duke Boris, while entertaining a party of chorus girls in Chicago with the members of his staff, drinks wine from the slipper of his partner. ?Nine men were killed in a paper mill explosion at Wilmington, Del., Wednesday. ?The interview between Kruger and the three Boer generals at Utrecht is reported stormy. Kruger upbraids them for surrendering. ?The parliament at Cape Town meets and proposes that martial law be raised. ?Indications are that the larger Cuban loan of $33,000,000 will be dropped. ?Convict Guy Shelton, who escaped from the Atlanta federal prison, was captured after an exciting chase for j thirty miles. ?James Hunter, a Savannah broker, ( threatens to proceed by mandamus to compel Central railroad to pay usual 3 per cent dividend. ?A storm strucK nome, ua., luesday, wrecking a church and three residences, unroofing other houses, breaking windows and ruining shad? trees, ?At a campaign meeting near Greenville, S. C., Tuesday Walter McCarrell was shot to death and Ernest McCarrell and Emmett Styles wounded by Carey Styles. ?Seaboard Air Line conductor Is attacked by negroes near Raleigh and Fred Stevers and negro porter who went to his rescue are shot, former killed and latter fatally wounded. ?The publishing houses in China of the two Methodist churches are to be united at Shanghai. ?Guy Shelton convict No. 251, makes his escape frim federal prison at Atlanta while he was thought to be taking exercise. ?Charges that club rolls have been padded at Charleston causes committee to investigate. ?President Charles M. Schwab of the United Steel Corporation is expected to retire soon, on account of ill health. ?Giant fraud is uncovered in the business of the Tripler J iquid Air Company. ?The shah of Persia arrives in London and takes up his quarters at the Marlborough house. ?Statements made in a sermon at Lawrenceville. Ga., by Rev. C. C. Cary, reflecting on ladies of a house party result in attack upon him by Latham R. Winn, at whose mother's home the party was given. ?Five women were burned to death in a New York tenement house Tuesday as a resu t of explosion. ?Tax returns of Fulton county, Ga., show an increase of $527.fi00 over these of last year. ?Judge Speer renders decision up! holding Georgia law on building and J loan MS5>ciat[oa# ?&? Ift&W kafiftg. \ . -"7? ~ ' - J!-.?: . BOY KIDNAPS GIRLj Forced Her to fio With Him at Point of Pistol. DARING DEED OF A LUNATIC Father Was Absent from Home at the time, and Girl Was Easy Mark. Searching Parties at Work. With a drawn pistol in his hand, James I. Tindall, said to be an escaped lunatic from the sanitarium at Milledgeville, Ga., entered the home of L. A. Roach, in Wilkinson county, Thursday afternoon, and carried off Agnes Roach, a 15-year-old girl. The kidnaping was accomplished while Roach was away from tome. The oniy persons in the house at the time were the younger brothers and sisters of Agnes. Holding his pistol in the young girl's | face, Tindall ordered her to don a clean dress and come with him. The distracted father of Agnes went to Macon Friday to notify the police and to secure the aid of detectives. Tindall is described as a young j man of 19 years of age, low of stature, stout and fair of complexion, and at the time last seen wore a white hat. He was sent to the asylum some time ago and recently escaped. Roach, in telling of the affair, says he was absent from home Thursday afternoon and no one was there but his daughter Agnes and two of the younf/er children. Suddenly Tindall appeared on the scene, with a drawn pistol in his hand, so the younger children tell him, and by threats of killing her, made her put on a clean dress and leave with him. Tindall- Hired a Buggy.* 1 The couple walked abou two miles, when Tindall stopped at the house of a negro man whom he knew and hired a mule and buggy from him, saying he would take a little drive, and when he returned would pay him for the use of the vehicle. At last accounts Tindall had not returned. He drove off with the girl, going in the direction of Macon. When Roach arrived at his home Thursday evening about dusk his children informed him of .what Tindall had done. Roach, with a number of his neighbors, searched on the highways and in the woods for Tindall and the girl Thursday night, but without success. Roach says that inasmuch as Tindall is a lunatic and had a pistol, he is apprehensive that Tindall may have murdered Agnes. TAFT RECEIVES OVATION. Civil Governor Given Big "Blow-Out" On Arrival at Manila. Civil Governor Taft reached Manila "r""' J? ^ n irl iorVi f /in hnnrfl | r nutty mui umg ai, uuj 115^, wu ~ _ the United States gunboat General Alva from Singapore straits settlement. He was welcomed with r.n enthusiastic demonstration. The day had been made a holiday, and the city was decorated. Twenty thousand natives from adjoining provinces participated in the demonstrations in honor of the governor's arrival. IN MEMORY OF M'KINLEY. Buffalo Citizens Will Observe Anniversary of Assassination. Mayor Knight, of Buffalo, N. Y., has issued a proclamation suggesting that on Sunday, September 14, the first anniversary of the death, of President McKinley, memorial services be held in all the churches in Buffalo and that the city be draped with the flag of our country. He has appointed a committee to arrange for other special observances fitting to the occasion. Kansas Populists Take Action. The middle-of-the-road populist convention adjourned at Topeka, Kans., Friday, after deciding to put a state - - - it XX J ticket in me ntuu NOTHING BUT STRIFE AHEAD. Mitchell Sees No Hope for Early Set tlement of Strike. A fight "to the bitter end" is the way President John Mitchell, of the United Mine Workers of America, put the situation in the anthracite coal I strike in an interview at Chicago WedI nesday. He 6ald he saw nothing for him to do in the strike but to hold his men firm. Even an appeal to the American people for intercession he thought would be of no avail. "I see nothing ahead but strife," he said. GIRL MESSENGER "BOYS." Telegraph Companies at Chicago uo Away With Unruly Youngsters. For the fourth time in as many weeks the messengers employed by the telegraph companies at Chicago are on a strike, and this has resulted in a queer condition of affairs. The managers have employed girte and young women in place of the unruly1 boys and the scheme works well. GEORGIA PEACH IN ENGLAND Shipment Arrived in Good Shape and Brought Fancy Prices. Reports from the Hale Orchard Company at Fort Valley, Ga., are to the effect that the recent exiperimentai shipment of a coup e of car loads or Georgia peaches to England was high ly successful. The fruit arrived in fine shape and brought handsome profits. Those who expect the European market* to be opened to Georgia fruit ?r??ht?d. i A MIMIC II I O IS HIQGINSON. -A* Pillabury's Fleet is Theoretically Smashed to Smitherines Off New England Coast. A special from Rockport, Mass., says: The naval search problem on the New England coast was termiifat- ; v| ed at 5:40 Sunday morning by the signal, "Surrender; demand an unconditional," from Rear Admiral Higginson's flagship, and the reply, "Accept surrender," from the fore truck of the 'Praliit, Commander Pillabury's flagship. The battle between the blue, or defending squadron, and the white, or attacking squadron, was thus quickly ended 8 miles south of ^ Thatcfcer's island. The enemy had most signally failed to make a harbor, having for Its objective Salem. A preponderance of fighting strength, relatively 64 points, represented by the battleships. Kearsarge, Alabama and Massachusetts, Scorpion and a torpedo boat, had overwhelmed the 45 points- represented by JJi the auxiliary cruisers Prairie, Panther and Supply. To apeak irom & mw retlc standpoint, the white squadron }.% wag entirely destroyed by the guns of the defending battleships. Thus, on the fourth night the game . of naval strategy was brought to an /,3ggH end, it having covered a period of unceasing toil, sleepless nights, of anx- ious and wearing vigil and of grave uncertainty to its participants. The destruction of Pillsbury's squadron occurred at a point just within the outer limit of Gloucester harbor; not over 8 miles southerly from % Thatchers island, off which had been anchored Wednesday, when the war * game was declared open, the* three powerful battle ships of the blu* The surrounding and "putting out of , action" of the squadron in command of Commander Pillsbury was the culml- 'wjL nating incident in one of the most ,-j^m interesting chapers in the peace history of the American navy. For the ' placing in operation of the maneuvers ^ of the war ships off the coast of New ^ England, the navy had long prepared 'Jjjjjfl itself and had long looked forward %'xjM with keen anticipation. JSa LIE8 NAILED BY BOWEN. Superintendent of Public Instruction , :'\ in Philippines Makes Report. The bureau of insular affairs of the \$|8| war department has made public a report from Frank Bo wen, acting generai superintendent of public instruction ' for the Philippine islands, upon charges made in the United State# against the school system of the Phil- . . ippines, alleging that it was used as a proselyting agency against Catholic* fono.roiiv uspd tn the nreiudice of \ O.XAU Catholicism." The report closes wfth %jjBt the following: "The venemous attack on the Philip*. ' pine commission, and, especially the :'l Filipino members thereof, who ara M termed traitors and rascals, serve to show the degree of bitterness and '~'M recklessness of statements which characterize the whole article. The nego- . tiations at present under way in Rome ^'Mjg as related to the church lands in these islands, is sufficient refutation of the ";l JjBfl last wild statement of this extraordinary production, in which not one material statement is true." TWO ROADS ARE SUED For Failure to Obey Order of Georgia Railroad Commission. At a conference held in Atlanta, Ga., ' Saturday morning between Attorney General Boykin Wright, Judge Spen- ^8 cer R. Atkinson, chairman of the railroad commission, and Judge Sam At- r*|H kinson, attorney for the Brunswick & Birmingham railroad, it was decided ;-:||| to bring two suits for $5,000 each against the Plant system and the Southern railway. The suits will be trued on the re-- #|| fusal of these two roads to comply with an order of the railroad ccmmission which directed them to cease dls- crimination against the Brunswick and , 5: Birmingham in the matter of traffic arrangements at Brunswick. TRAINS TUMBLE INTO RAVINE. || Disastrous Freight wrecK in nmcn ^ Three are Killed and Three May Die. In a disastrous freight wreck on the Southern railway, near Georgetown, 10 miles west of New Albany, Ind., Sunday, Engineer "Red" Duval, Fireman B. Cox and Brakeman Ross, of , one train, were killed outright, and Engineer Harry Goodall and Fireman George Myers, of the other train probably fatally hurt. Fourteen box cars " J loaded with wheat, together with two locomotives were tumbled over a tres- , tie to a ravine forty feet below and de- T , | molished. MAY BE BARTHOLIN. Man Held in San Francisco Thought to Be Double Murderer, A man giving the name of Thomas j Kelly nas oeen arrcsteu m ?- '^-esMB I Cisco and lodged in the city prison on suspicion, it is alleged, of being William Bartholin, wanted in Chicago, to explain, if possible, the murder of his mother and a girl named Minnie U Mitcfiell. MILLIONS PAID GUARDS. ! Large Number of Officers Employed at Idle Collieries. j A dispatch from Wilkesbarre, Pa., says: It is estimated that the coal and iron policemen now guarding the idle collieries in four counties of the. . anthracite region number 5,000. The < employment of so many special guards . has necessitated an. expenditure bf the companies dot# of 91,8W<009?