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ESTABLISHED APRIL 8 1906 BLUEFIELD. W. VA.. SATURDAY AFTERNOON. JUNE 25. 1910 PRICE TWO cents; ■ ' a ■ iL—— r gear . ■ ■ ■ - —■■■■■■■ .... — — - - - - - ._ SENDS NOTE OT DEFIANCE TO THE 0. S. Madriz Says that Interfer ence of this Country Has Blocked Ending of Revolution. HAS SO ADVISED SECRETARY KNOX Says that His Warship Has Violated No Laws in the Affair. San Juan Del Sur. Nicaragua, June 2f>.— President Mudrix today proclaim ed his defiance to the United States in a note to Secretary Knox. He says that the United Slates has no right to stop the operations of the army against Minefields. He says also that his warship has not violat ed the United States laws, and had it not been for the Interference of the American naval authorities. Minefield would have been taken and the revo lution ended. ON TO DIXIE IS THE EOT Effort Made to Attract Em migration to the South by Commercial Bodies. Washington, June 2Z.~ The speech of Hup. Joseph E. Ransdell of Louis iana, entitled "On to Dixie," deliver ed before congress, June 14th, is now being put in pamphlet form for gen eral distribution. The reason for Its preparation 1h the activity of the Canadian Govern ment in tempting American citizens to try their fortunes in the far North west where the short growing season prevents more than one crop a year. .Mr. Kansdell, as president of ' the National Rivers and Harbors Con gress, has been accustomed to con sider national questions and his ex planation of the national opportunity that rests In the South is authorita tive. 1 The speech, as delivered, is sup plemented with a number of valuable appendices, from various sources, to sustain the urgent plea of Mr. Rans dell that our people who are unset tled in their conditions should first investigate the great Southern States before turning to regions of less nat ural resources. An appendix pre pnred.by Richard H. Edmonds shows, in a statistical table, the progress of the feouth in fifty years. Another appendix that brings out many re markable evidences of Southern growth, is that prepared by the South ern Commercial Congress. Petroleum production, ns shown in this appendix, is the most startling of all increases. In 187G tTle South produced I20,0oo barrels; In 1908. 74.106.;,48. TENNIS CABINET ' ON TOP AGAIN Oyster Ray. N. Y„ June 2'. Strenuous play fm the new tennis court laid out at Sftgarnore Hill Fri day engaged the attention of Roose velt and his house guests, former Sec retary of the Interior James Garfield, and former Chief Forester Clifford Pinchot. both members of the "tennis cabinet." He played both Pinchot and Garfield to a standstill. The noon train brought Francis Heney. famed for his prosecution of the grafters at San Francisco. _James J. Hill at Yale Commencement James J. Hill to the left (at top) with Henry F. Dimock of New York in Hie Yale commencement parade, and a picture of the class of *60, the oldest at Yale in tiu* commencement parade recently held in New Haven. Below is Miss Jane Addams, founder of Hull House, in Chicago, the first woman to receive a degree <1 Yale. Yale gave honorary degrees to both Mr. Hill and Miss Addams. The award to President Hill of the (»reat Northern Railroad is In accordance with the policy of President Hadley. I under whose administration degrees' have been given to Pr« sldent Hollen of the New York Cei) ral and J. P. Morgan, Miss Addams 'in company of her friend Miss Starr. inaugurated the social settlement of Hull House In Chicago, in I Ski) and according to Dr. Perrin’s Introductory speech, Hull House "is the most extensive and important social settlement In the Cnited States. "-—Copy righted by Paul Thompson." EX-CHAMPION IS TURNED DOWN Reno. Nev., June 25. Following) Jim Corbett’s rpfusnT to allow him to enter Jeffries’ training camp John L. Sullivan was the most disgusted man in Fteno Friday. Despite the great popular esteem in which John \j. is held, there are many comments i on the streets that "he got what ' was corning to him.” Jim Corbett expressed his sympa thy for John T,.. saying he was sorry t the incident had to occur, but adding that "It was the only thing I could do.” Jeffries ordered Sullivan barred because the oldtime fighter had call ed the corning fight a framc-up. Jeff, while not discussing the trou ble. Is plainly tickled over the man ner In whlc* Corbett got rid of the j ex champion. * According to a telephone message from Princeton tilts afternoon a de cision of the county court Just reach ed at an adjourned session renders Minefield after duly 1 and the county of Mercer with two solitary oases drier than a powder factory, or the center of the Great Sahara. This was the second hitch which the court had taken upon the problem, and after a wrestle lasting several hours, the vote in the matter put the saloons of! the county out of business. Frnest Freeman mfmher of the county court from. H ram well, Hepub-, Mean and Wirt French, member from Princeton, Democrat, voted ngainsf the issuance of license.. *Gol. H. M. Smith of Minefield. Kcpuhlicjin mem-' her, did not cast •,« .vote because if was not necessary. The two'remaining wet spots In the county are the Minefield Brewing company of llluetleld and the Hawks' distilling company a4 Tloilfrey to which InstilutIona license was grant •d by the county court a few days I ago. A problem which Is confronting the city of Minefield Is the matter of having already collected municipal license fees for various applicants now doing business here. It is un derstood that this money has been invested in improvements and that it would embarrass the treasury to a greater or less'extent to have to dig up the several amounts * pa I if* in by the saloons. Mr. Freeman was elected as a wet man and has consistently voted wet all along. Since the Republicans hav< switched and nominated a dry, man, It Is generally believed tint the switch was made for political effect. MERRY DEL VAL WANTS TO RESIGN Horan. Juno 2" Revelntlbn of the fact that Cardinal Merry IV! Val, Papal Secretary of State had fender < <1 his resignation to Pope Plus X and that the pontiff had refused to accept if. caused a sensation here to dny. The Cardinals aetjon had not been unexpected but that of the Pope caus ed a great surprise in view of critical situation In relations now existing between the Vatican and Oermany and Spain. Opposition to Del Val In the College of Cardinals Is Increas Ing dally hut with the support of the Pope he will undoubtedly he able to hold his own. Monitor Pulverized. Jefferson Crushed Wheat. They have tone and finish. The brands of distinction. 1 I TWO ARE KILLED AND U INJURED Des Moines, Iowa, June 2.1. Two persons are dving and twenty-three others are suffering from serious In juries today as a result of a wreck on the Wabash railroad hear Percy, Iowa last night. The wreck was due to a water sj>on< which had undermined the tracks. The train was traveling at fifty miles an hour through darkness when It plunged into the washout. DR. WILEY TO SPEAK. New York, June 2.1 I »r. Harvey W. Wiley, chief chemist of the de partment of agriculture at Washing ton, will be the principal speaker at today's annual session of the physi cians of Brooklyn and Hong Island, at Smlthtown, L. I. BRIBERY IS LAND CASE Senator Gore’s Statement in Senate is Denied by Mr. Murry of Okla homa Today. TRYING TO MAKE POLITICAL CAPITAL Representative McGuire Says that He Has Nothing to Fear on the Charge. Washington, June, 25.—.1. p. McMur ray. of Oklahoma In the Interest of whose law tlrm at South McAlister. Oklahoma. Senator (hire of that state charged in the Senate yesterday that certain members and ex-members of the senate and house tried to induce him lo accept a bribe so that certain legislation regarding Indian lands eould be passed, denied • Senator (lore's Statement lodge. H lie said the Senator's speech was n eonglamoratlon of-lies ond without the slightest foundation, and further that the gang tor wul trying to make political capital. Representative McGuire, whom If Is understood Senator Gore alluded to said be had nothing to fear, lie also said the senator was trying to make political capital. _ Tickets nro now on sale at The White Pharmacy for the special train which will run from Hlueflled to Princeton on July 2 for the Democrat ic convention. The tickets are $1 apiece. Only a limited number can lie sold. The committee was only able to se cure a limited number of roaches on account of the heavy traftlc Just be fore July 4 District Toimnltteemaji W. HJ. Ross said today that In* expected to pro cure ft hand for the Hhtelield delega tion. that since Col Jalrus Collins had announced that the Rock dele gation would procure a hand ami prob ably march; from the station to the meeting place to the tune of some thing lik*1 "Dixie ' that lie didn't pro pose for the Rock Democrats to get ahead of Itluefirhl Democracy. The train will leave DJu»yicJd at 7:30 a. rn. and reach PffheffTon at 10 a. m., and will return to Minefield about 7 p. m. PORT JEFFERSON HILL CUMBERS N* w York. June 'jr,. Fifteen events are carded for decision at t<siay's hill climbing competition at Port Jef ferson, Ij. I, the first event of its kind to ho held under the auspices of the Port Jefferso* Automobile Club. The Port .tefferson bill Is an ex eeptlonal one to test t be “going up" abilities of cars. The course has been specially prepared for this first an nual event under the supervision of the Suffolk County Superintendent of Highways. PeekskilT gravel, that has been rolled and hardened, has been used In the building of the road, with • he result that the surface is Ideal for the* purpose Intended. Workmen made a slight curve at the top of the hill to insure absolute safety to contes tants. The hill is 2.000 feet long and has but two curves in Its entire length. he average grade Is 10 per cent . while the greatest is approximately H* i»er cent. Subscrlbo to the Evening T/cader ARMED POSSE AFTER VINCELL The Man Charged With the Killing of His Three* Day Old Baby Has Fled. ______ llonaker, Vn.. June 24. (Special.! I An aruicd posse from Kussell conn- 1 ty spent the night in scouring the country looking for Naff Vlncell. who is ulleged to have killed his three day old child at Belfast Mills yester ' day. If caught Vlncell will be rush i ed to the county Jail at Lebanon to prevent mob violence, as the feeling Is running high against the alleged j murderer. The man's wife has been questioned, but the whereabouts of I her husband cannot he ascertained. | The Baldwin Detective Agency will probably lie put on the ease. Blood hounds have been shipped frottt Nor ton. and are expected here tonight. Herald’s Account. • i tuiiungi m-ituu ftncn im* nil* | lowing account of u revolting crime | committed at Belfast Mils: "One of the most revolting crimes ever committed In this county Is re ported from Belfast Mills. Knll par ticulars can not he had hut as near as we can gather they are: The! three-day-old buhy of Mr. and Mr*. Naff Vlneell was found dead ill bed. Circumstances connected with its! death aroused suspicion, and a post-1 mortem examination revealed (ho fact J that the child was bruised ou (be Inside and that death resulted from' Oils Injury. "it Is snhl that' the evidence be fore the corner’s Jury warranted j them In returning a verdict that the babe met death at the hands of its: father, Naff Vlneell, wl^o has fled the country. "If that, fattier is guilty hell is not enough and the vengonce of an! angry Ood and an outraged entumu-j nlty will not long suffer him to tie at large." AMERICANS PLAY ENGLISH TEAMS. London, .Time XU.- Thy American cricket team from TfaverHvnl College will meet tflie British cracks at their own national game In a series begin ning today at Uppingham. Next week! the invaders will meet llepton, Chel tenham and Clifton. The Haverford | team will remain in Knglnnd through -j out July, and will meet Narrow and | Kton, Among others. _ ANNIUmr OF FIRST SETTLEMENT Alban) , N. Y., Juno 2f», Memories) of tbe Palatines will be awakened | by the celebration by the members of the fierman American alliance, of thin state, of the 200th anniversary of the first German settlement in New York. Th»- bi centenary will be a part of the state convention of the alliance, at Albany, tomorrow and Monday, and will be held at Maple Iteacb park, between Albany and Troy, two weeks from today. Preceding the convention the ex ecutlve committee will meet today and tomorrow. The convention will | open at 0 a. m. Monday afternoon will be devoted to the anniversary The speakers will be President Theo. Jdore Hutro and Prof. Frederick Much • I'T. of the Albany school, who will I speak In fierman. fiov, Ifugle-s and | the mayor of Albany will also speak, j FEDERAL JUDGE j QUITS THE BENCH Kansas f'ltv. Mo. June Judge j John F. Phillips, of the (,’nlted .States f‘ourt for the Western District »»f Missouri, today retired voluntarily from the bench. Judge Phillips was recently threatened wfth Imiieaeh* tnent In a r» solution offered to f‘on gress by Representative Murphy, of the Sixteenth Missouri District. Jefferson Crushed Wheat. Perfection for Psrtieulare. 4 KILLED III ROBBERY AT LYNN. MASS. Prominent Shoemaker Shot to Death and Robbed of Between $4,000 and $5,000 Today i POLICEMAN DIES FROM WOUNDS Police Instantly Kili Two of the Robbers and Bad ly Wound Third. j ' Kynn. Muxs.. June 2.'.—Thomas humlrognn. a wealthy shoo manufac furor wax shot to death and Police man 'rhotuas II. Carroll fatally Wound ed. dying In a short time, when three men held them up today 7h the heart of the business section and nibbed them of a leather saiehel eoutulijiug hetwuen $4,000 ami $.r».(l00. TlU1 bandlt|i lied through the streets and were pursued by a largo crowd. The murdered men were on their way from the hank to the shoo factory to pay oft the men. The rob bni-M appeared suddenly with drawn revolvers and began firing at once. One man did all the shooting. Doth men fell to the street and tie rob bers grabbed the money und lied. Robbers are Killed, bynn. Mass, June 25. The police pursued I lie men through the streets, shooting all three men. Two were Instantly killed and the third was taken to the hospital in a dexpikatn condition. WAS AWARDED SI 0.000 DAMAGE Welch. June 2f». (Special.)H. F. Williams administrator for the es tate of Allen Kinder who was killed In May 1908 while employed by the Richards Construction company un loading a tipple near f/ary, was awarded $10000 by the circuit court of \lcl>owe|| county this morning. The Jury was out only live minutes before reaching a decisloif Strother, faylor ft Taylor appeared for the plaintiff' and Stokes ft Sale for the defendant. Kinder was twenty-five nnd unmar ried. , FRUIT EXHIBIT AT EXPOSITION Richmond, June 2.T. (Special) Fruits of all kinds grown in Virginia. West Virginia. Kentucky and Ohio will form an lnt« resting portion of the exhibit in the horticultural de partment of the Ohio Valley Kxpmkl tion which will he held hi (Cincinnati from August 29. to September 21. These fruits will be of special Inter est to the buyers from the North. Middle West and far west who will attend the exhibition. Fruit growers In these states are making extra prep arations to have a good representa tion in this exhibition. Already fruits me being sent to Cincinnati to he put In cold storage and kept fTTero until the exhibition Is ready to re ceive them. This opens a new mark <t for a great many fruits raised In the South and \specially along the lines of ihi* Norfolk ft Western. Tills railroad will have a very fine exhibit in addition to the big fruit exhibit. Phis will rover 21,000 stjunro fer» of space In one of the main buildings. Fruit growers as well us fruit cousin ,e-n will he partic-f.nlr Interested In this exhibition and the large attendance assured the exhibi tion w||] insure the display being well seen.