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'PIPE UNE* I UNDER FIRE upARINQ discloses station 0ikH BUILT TO EVADE HEP BURN ACT. WAS fOLGER AGAIN ON THE STAND _ I I ' _ The nfnn Une I York, Sep •" Trans l t Co a oil corporation at Center «dard U11 XTä _, Teropv Q+ato Sgge, Pa-, otl . j k . 1 the company coawnas is a wml®» 1 st ',°?"; n W f a ' 8 Mllbarn of coun __j »dvicc of John G. M , n (or the company. jlr Ml' ,1,urn ls r ? pr ^ S a n n .* h P jÉricri on CO. in t e e era ear I«, »0» 1*progress In y. contended by the government Centre Bridge station was _ nominal delivery pont in grade the Hepburn act to on , carriers shall fT Contend« That the Ter *^„,1 station at Centre Bride, "I',... Pennsylvania, I« a j?fc/ , Subterfuge. It is Sint tbs WH at * tHto „ M«a ili.it Pine-fine jHpgit schedules of tariff to their ter- j Binai» n ls tu* ^ < | rn J T ; P m n 1 t n 3 al v ^Bayonne, i is Thoraday s hearing Frank b. Kei |"Sr.rÄ15; advised the building of the deliv tanks at Centre Bridge. Lawyer Advised 1L interposed Mr. Milburn, ' thought, under the law. that ÛOT should he a delivery point there. j'thought it excellent advice." n don'C aal« 5 Mr. Kellogg. tl payne who, with H. M. Folger, the Corsicana Refining Co., j placed on the stand «mmy' 5 «7 T did." '"lor 1 » Jr., own» Texas, was I ««it nmrsday to give testimony in V the government suit ugalust the Stand flint ana furnish further information flamcernins the pipe fi"«? of the otl fltmtowr which he has general super ^fl vision. Mr. Payne salt! that at the *fl terminus at the pipe line of the Nt, flliosi! Transit Co. at Centre Bridge, tm lie state line between New Jersey and ffennsylvunla. its tariffs for shipment -of crude whöre tlie trompiray potes iS!, there was a pumping station. "It Is not a delivery ntatlon, is tt?" rttness ■«ted Mr. Kellogg, after the flkd testified that at Centre Bridge the flillfrom the pipes of the National com ^■Rny was pumped into the pipes of "the flfonilafu Oil Co. of New Jersey. F Says It's « Pumping Station. It is a pumping station," answered ■k witness. flHnhow you a state merit of the Na ■Bonal Transit Co., showing that tanks built in Centre Bridge in '1900. kit were they for?" Tot the purpose of making a deliv y it a delivery station " replied Mr. « - p $0 'Whom did yon deliver the oil asked Mr. Kellogg, who con suls that the Standard Oil Co. has varied the ftepbura law of 1906, which ngifeB that pipe carriers shall sub mit schedules of tariff to their 'termi Bfc and that the real terminal Is jhyoone, N. J"., «it tidewater. I-To the Standard Oil Co. of New Ksev,*' answered Mr. Payne. li'Doymi deliver to anyone ehseT* pc |*So one has asked for a delivery of itkreT' [vifo; rot that I know rff,** said Mr. j ] erse Telegrams t *t Tennessee home-coming. 18 * brilliant future for the a result of Panama canal ■nsy improvement«. Mint Harahan of the minois U 1* statement replying to Fish to* sqys deposed official bor H.BOtJJlOO without adequate ptoilor Kellogg admits failure te RÄtoraia "in of whereabouts of WsMard Oil's certificate books, demand. |pof congress caused by deficit ■Ifrom Oklahoma census may P* fclgli officials of the adininls ■ttraffle »nfi trunk lines will ■gliave a voice in the making ^■fctlnental freight tariffs, ■"ota attorney general seeks to ■pwei vunce of commodity rate flj a > he cited for contempt of «""I court Finley of the Southern the company is in no finan ■Btlim at present to make ■toi' d improvements. Borah accused only of a Counsel for government statement declares he eom flP felony. Jury hard to com - H? Snuff Users. ■pyon buy snuff you want Brand Pure Heotah Kind that will give you Satisfaction, ■■highest grade of snuff to ^■»refully cured and is all its Applies—a. Jt is made pure Scotch snuff E? highest quality. telephone trust Of all the trusts that exist the telephone trust is telephone trust is perhaps the most offensive. The telephone company securing the first privileges to do business in a city, town or village in the very nature of thing's has a I manopoly. Another A company given equal privileges does not, jhelp matter?, but actually adds; I expense and annoyance, Ir j there are two comnanies in tV, Q town then L K 1 h ' ' e ousmess nouses must have two phones, and if the price on each should be cut I the two will crut mnro th " ' 1 tnan one, I r ^ the annoyance is also in Krease d. The Cumberland Tele phone and Telegraph Company i'o J 1 ' exasperLting m , nopo) ; eg probab)y in tne in the South, The next legisla ... ° ® 1 10 maKe laws Strong enough and broad enough to hold this company within legitimate roaannàhU „u . tu • bounds. The telephone has become a necessity j n tbe transaction of business; , newsDUDer man the mer newspupei man, the mer nerot'e Stated, j chant, the lawyer, the doctor, the broker, the manufacturer and « nr V fi rm of individual deal i in« with the public, must have a t elephone but telephone company ! '» * *»»'> a »«» «rn two and j hence the telephone is a natural monopoly as However, the manager? or the directing forces of such monopo ly ought to have some considera tion for the public and not try to rub the fur the wrong way all the time. —Greenville Democrat. A Baltimore man agei 80 has just married « Blltimore woman aged 70: He fought through the war with Mexico, and the-,flower giris at the wedding were the granddaughters of the Dride and groom. The fountain of youth rise? in their back yard. When Grover Cleverland was asked fey a reporter the other day about feis reported critical illness, Grover replied, "You can see [ feel. ''The ex-prèsid<nt must be very ill, for never in his life before did he string six una sy 11 ahled words together in a speech. Vireinia is hot after the sa lions. N<oeriy every one of the smaller cities has gone prohibi tion, and Richmond proposes to reduce the number of saloons fo to 109 and raise the tax to $1000. There are now over 300 saloons in the city- The aatisalcon ele ment has qualified to vote, while the peri tax iaw will go far to re duce tlie opposition vote. Citizens of Corintti have asked State Railroad Commissioner to pass ad onder psohititing the Cumberland Telephone Company from charging messenger fees. Such an order would do just as much good as the one recently passed seeking to prohibit the fnll tolls for might messages, The telephone trust would take it into the Federal courts. — Hat tiesburg News. A Pittsdurg detective arrested a nonunion iron worker after a pistol battle in which several men were hurt, and the mob which tried to hang the aonun.on iron worker to a telegraph pole got the rope around the neck of the detective instead. The de tective was dangling half way to the top of the bole before friends discovered the mistake; the de tective |had known of it some time. This thing of married people finding "soul-sisters" and "spirit brothers" is all very well in its way and harmless enough to the divorce and remarrying point. What we cannot understand is why there should deem it abso lutely necessary to taansmute spiritual affinities into physical relations. Cannot the minds and spirits and understandings of a man and a woman communicate with perfect innocuity and pleas ure outside of the marriage or physical relation? NEGROES DEFIANT CHICAGO POLICE HOLD ACCUSED . MURDERER AT BAY. A BATTLE NOW SEEMS CERTAIN Sharpshooters, at Outposts, Ordered to Shoot Culprit, if He Attempts Escape. „ _ Summit, HI.. Sept. 27.—Fifty detec j lives from Chicago, all marksmen of ability, are besieging a wooded island *e f*» Plaines river, three miles from Summit. Richard Walton, a ne- ; gro charged with the murder of Mrs. t-illiln White Grant, a white school ! teacher . 18 believed to be encamped on 1 the island with a party of well-armed I negroes at his back. chlet sippy and Assistant Chief ! are in command of the par-1 *>» having gone to the scene In an au- In tomoblle after the detectives had left Chicago in a special street car. Wa!ton ha 1 been trailed to the | island by Inspector Revere. He tele i phoned to Chicago for reinforcements, »nd requested that every man sent be armed with a Winchester. j The police have thus far been un able to procure a boat to get to the Island, but if one is not found within a few hours they will build a raft and cross on "• Meantime, Sergeants w , ldly and KUgour th0 Bharpshoot . ers of the department, have been sta- - tioned on a rising point of ground, with a barricade in front of them, in an effort to pick off Walton is he is sighted on the Island. The negro,party is said to have suf iicient ammunition and provisions to last for two or three days. All the farmers from the surround ing country have joined in the man bunt, and, led by the police, are going through the swamps. The orders to the police are to shoot Walton on sight, as he is known to be desperate. Six Negroes Killed. Battiesburg, Miss., Sept. 27.—OffJ ceis have been summoned to Mc Lau rin 's Station, 15 mUes southeast, Gulf & Ship Island railroad, by r*ce war between whites and blaoks. SU negroes are reported killed and many injured. learned here no whites have been iniously hurt, but It is feared there will J)e further outbreaks. The trouble arose at a small lumber ■settlement where negroes had placed while laborers in the sawmills. on So far as can be re a HUGHES BECOMES MYSTERIOUS. Refuses to Discuss Report Th*t He Wishes to Forestall Boqjn New York, Sept. 27.—Gov. Hughes' attitude toward the presidential nom ination became decidedly au unknown quantity Thursfiay, when the governor refused positively to clear up a state ment published Wednesday that he would request his friends not to em barrass Mm witii a movement to in dorse him as a candidate of the organ ization in New York. It was said Hn a Brooklyn xiewspa* per that Goy. Hughes disapproved an effort that may he made by Odell and other opponents of President Roose velt to launch a Hughes boom at the meeting of the republican state com mittee on October 5 also that the gov ernor had decided to forego presiden tial aspirations for 1908, and Ikeep a clear field for Ibis duties to the state of New York. to fo TRIED TD BRIBE JUROiR. $500 to !$1>000 Offered for Disagree ment ta 'Oil Trust Case. to Findlay, O,, Sept. 27.— L. K. Wil liamson was arrested Wednesday on an indictment 'Charging him with at tempting to bribe Charles E Thomp son, a juror to the case of the state of Ohio against Hie Standard Oil Co., which was tried here last June. Mrs. Charles E. Thompson said that Williamson approached her and asked her to persoade 1er husband to «disa gree and hang the jury In the Stand ard Oil case. Tiie final vote of the jury was eight to four, the last oppos ing conviction. Williamson, in a state ment made the proposition to Mrs. Thompson, saying that her husband would be paid from $500 to $1.000 should the jury disagree. a to a WU TING FANS OPPOSED. Foirs In U. 8. Besiege Roosevelt ta Fight on Chinaman. Washington, Sept 27.—All Is not smooth sailing at the state depart ment for Wu Ting Fang. U. S. Min ister Rockhlll has officially notified this government of Ihe appointment of Wu, but no reply has been sent, In dicating whether the former minister is acceptable to this country or not. Nor will such a message be sent until President Roosevelt has been consult ed on the subject Strong influences have been brought to bear to prevent this government accepting the Ohiaese -diplomat. EVELYN THAW WORSE. Mrs. Thaw Constant In Remembrance of Imprisoned Husband. New York, Sept 27.—Mrs. Harry K. Thaw, who has been confined at home with a cold since last Saturday, is re ported somewhat worse. Her automo bile, however, makes its dally trip to ehe Tombs to bring messages to Harry Thaw, with luncheon and supper for the prisoner. . ....-* so AFTER HARRIMAN FISH WILL IGNORE HARAHAN TO SPITE HARRIMAN. SAYS THE ATTACK WAS URGED Letter to Directors, It Is Declared, Was Written in Union Pacific Office. _ , New York, Sept. 27.—"I have more j money today than at any time during s ] the last 15 years," said Stuyvesant Fish, who seemed amused to think ; that the open letter of J. T. Harahan, president of the Illinois Central rail ! road, might give any one the impres 1 sion that he is hard up. I Financiers throughout the country 'are interested in the probability of ! amazing developments and the revela tion of the carefully guarded secrets In the FishHarriman battle. "This man Harahan is simply a par | would not dignify his letter by a reply, i but I will continue right on after Har riman. They may start as many sto ries against me personally and officlal j ly as they wish, but Just wait and see what Is coming. "Harriman was a bigger borrower from the Illinois Central than 1 ever thought of being." continued Mr. Fish, "yet now he tries to bring my loan . against me as a fault." - Friends of Mr. Fish declare that his loss the presidency of the Illinois Central and the fater attacks that ha * been made on hls administration bave been due to the determined stand he took on the policyholders committee of the Mutual Life Insur ance Company in the insurance inves «gâtions. Charles Peabody is prest tleut ot tlle company, and he is also a director of the Illinois Central rail road. During the insurance inevstigations Fjsh ref\ised to countenance certain acts of some of the insurance officials, and his friends declare that on the evening of tile day he differed with the insurance officials the matter ot his loans from the railroad was made known to his enemies and a prompt demand made for payment. in to rot for Harriman," said Mr. Fish. "I MARRIED IN AN AUTO. be Couple Are Made One on Trip to Catch Train. Indianapolis, Sept 27.—Cupid had the wings of an eagle to meet an emergency in the affairs of Chauncey R. Benifield, a wealthy ranchman of Dallas. Tex., and Loita Williams of Terre Haute. They were married in a large touring car while making a flying trip to the union station to catch a train for Chicago. Four hours be fore the ceremony Benifield was in Cincinnati and Miss Williams was in Terre Haute. There was only 35 min utes between trains here. Benifield telephoned from Cincinnati to hls fiancee to meet him here; he tele phoned to a friend to have his cal mest him. The Terre Haute train and the Cincinnati train arrived at the same minute, courthouse, a license was secured, a minister was found and the ceremony performed while the car was speeding back to the station, causdit their train for Chicago. He he em in an and the a The car sped to the The couple First Fatal Football Game. Flhighamton, N. Y., Sept. 27.—Wil liam O'Brien, TG-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius O'Brien of Cort land, N. Y., died Wednesday afternoon of hemorrhage of the brain. He played In a practice game of football on Thursday and received an injury in the gUme which the doctors believe resulted in hls death. Utah Miners Go on Strike. Park City, Utah, Sept. 27.—Object ing -to the employment of non-union miners. 350 miners temployed by the Daiy. West Ontario and Little Bell mines, all members of the Western Federation of Miners, quit work Wednesday aDd the properties sus pended operations._ on at of Co., the WHEW 8ENTENCE IS DEATH. Various forms of Capital Punishme-1 the World Over. A «■orreopondent is desirous to know which 1« the most Common form cm ployed to the carrying out of the death sentence. The probability is that most people, if asked, would at once say the gallows; yet this Is far Irom being the case. The favorite mode appears to he the guillotine, which Is employed publicly In France, Belgium, Denmark, Han over and two cantons of Switzerland; and privately In Bavaria, Saxony and also in two cantons of Switzerland. The cheery gallows comes next in the running and Is favored publicly in Austria, Portugal and Russia; and pri vately in Great Britain and the United States of America. Death by the sword obtains In 15 cantons in Switzerland; in China and Russia publicly; and in Prussia pri vately. Ecuador, Oldenburg and Rus sia have adopted the musket, all pub licly; while in China they have strang ulation by the cord, and in Spain the garrote. both public; and in Brunswick death by the ax. and by the electric chair in New York. In Italy there Is no capital punish ment^ ta not In K. re to for Psychological Doubts. "I see that man in so many places that sometimes I think he is ubiqui tous." "So do I, and it's puzzling me to decide whether he's leading • double life or U he a twins." One or two more turns of the screw will raise the price of meat so high thaf a look at it will take awny the appetite. Jno. D. Rockefeller, dropped his Bible class. That famous class will-drop out of isteuce very quick now. Jr., lias ex* , w , . j that ove^>ime "she* goes' s ] )t , tu k,-s a »ten towsrl H - - ■ I ' , , um u. must be almost there. Mississippi cotton grôwers, us represented by the Farmer's Union and the Cotton Association, holding out for a price of fifteen cants per pound. arc The boll weevil is said to be with • " in three miles of the Mississippi . . , , 1 ,000 line and tronble ts feared next year. ,„ oo far no way has been found to L to successfully Check its progress he An exchange remarks that Hat tiesburg is putting on city airs She is making a fight for an under ground eondnit systom for electric wires und is' - also agitating the question of a union depot. Tlie Old Ladies Home Association of Mississippi has secured tiiO.OO? with which to build an old hu'ies home at Jackson. The object of the movement is to provide for those old ladies who are without relatives and friends and have no means of support. Tito Wa'nut Grove Dawn of Light, edited by a minister, is rc spr nsihle for this story : "A fit rmer had a log ho wanted split and us it was very t ugh he got a stick of dynamite, intending to blow the the log into Smithereens. Ho laid the dvnamite down by the burn d > tr and went insido to pm his team away. A pig found the dyna mite. swallowed it and walked into « stall where a span of mnles were tied. One of the mules kicked the pig and the jar sent the dynamite off. The explosion blinded the fanner, killed one mule, tore the harness off the other, tore the end out of the burn and nearly killed the pig. a a A rural contempora gets poetic in the following timely paragraph : "Cheer ftp, cheer up, the sum mer's o'er, the piping quail is up at four. September s weet is on t ho job ; and the green corn ripens on the cob. October crisp will soon he ■here with softly falling louf and sore, with frosty morn and hunter's morn and pumpkin pies—not yet but soon." From Saturday's Dally.] R. J. Burnett is in St. Louis. J. W. Taylor is in Memphis tc in day. R. A. East was a recent visitor to St. Louis. J. M. Boone visited Memphis yesterday. R. M. Weaver was a visitor to Memphis today. Mrs. Mary Stewart of Pawnee, Okla., is visiting in the city. R. L. Story returned last night from a weeks visit to Rienzi. Joe Shackelford of New Alba r>v is spending a few days in the city. Mrs. Gabe Allen of Jackson, Tenn., is the guest of friends in the city, Prof. J. A. Roberts of Rienzi i? spending a few days with friends here. Orphus Abenathy of the Sel mer Sentinel, Seltner, Tenn., was a visitor here today. Misses Mary and Carrie Me Leran of Grand Junction, Tenn., are guests of relatives here. Mr, and Mrs. J. H. Jones and children returned this morning from a visit to North Carolina. Victor Thornton of Cerro Prie to, Mexico, was in the city laat night, en route to a visit to Jackson, Tenn. Mrs. W. K. Graham and little daughter, and Master Charlie Graham are visiting Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Richey in Rienzi, "Rev. W. H. Ryals, Rev. W. M. Henderson, Hon. E. S. Can dler. Jr., H. E. Ray and C. S. Smith are attending Fifth Sun day meeting near Baldwyn. ■Cotton is selling today at 11. 5Ö, about the same price of the spot market in New Orleans. The compress receipts of cot ton now run about 100 a day. Some cotton from wagons being received, and good prices are being paid by local buyers. is at • COAL PROBLEM TO PRESIDENT METCALF DODOES RESPONSIBIL ITY FOR $20,000,000 PACIFIC CRUISE OUTLAY. LEGAL QUESTION INVOLVED ** Yankee Shippers Sore— 'They Chal lenge the Government'« Right to Use Alien Col lieries. Washington, Sept. 27.—As nearly as IposBlble Secretary Metcalf, of the " av >' department is going to place the responsibility for spending the »2,500, ,000 for coal for the Pacific cruise of ,„ e battle9hlp fleet upon the shoulder. f p rea ident Roosevelt He said on Thursday that owing to the important legal and political questions Involved he will not act until after consultation with the president. The political question is, whether congress will b.l quietly by and see what one of the naval Journals char-| acterlzcB as a "display of cheap poli tics and ill-advised vainglory." The legal question Is, whether the proposed employment, of foreign regis tered ships in the transportation of coal from one American port to an other, in apparent, violation of the coastwise navigation laws, Is really sc ting the laws ot congress In con tempt Muit U»e Foreign Ship«. The administration has been ad vised by Attorney General Bonaparte that the discretion vested in the presi dent for using foreign bottoms, lf he thinks the rates made by American ships are too high, absolves him from the obligation in the coustwlse law. But if foreign ships are used it will not be a question of rates, but of suffi cient tonnage and promptness. If the fleet Is to go to the Pacific for eign ships must he employed to carry coal. The cruise must be postponed, otherwise, until such time as the lim ited American shipping facilities can move the coal. The courts will not intervene in any where discretion is vested in an case administrative officer, unless tt Is charged that he is influenced by cor ruption or other fraudulent motives. None of the protesting American Bhip owners go as far rs that. Admiral Cowles, chief of th(Tl»ureau of equipment, said today that from a examination of the Bids It is cursory evident that not a pound of Welsh coal will he used, because of the low bids for carrying American coal in fop elgn bottoms. Calls It an feutrage. W. L. Marvin, a representative of American shipping interests, gave out n statement Thursday In which he said the proposed award to foreign ships is an outrage ngnlnst American ship own anil American sailors and Amer ican laborers, because it deprives them of the benefits of the protective policy which tills government applies every other American Industry. He contends that the. employment American shipping make the cost of operating an American ship so high thst It requires $34,000 a year more to operate an American steam collier than a British ship of the same ca . rs pacity. Hho contends that the employment of foreign ships would be as flagrant violation of law as that committed by ths Standard Oil bo. GOES TO JAIL TO BE A MAN. Postman Who Could Have Run on Will Prove He Is Now Honest. Chicago, 9ept. 27.—-John E. McCaf frry, the mall carrier who was ex pected to report at the Bridewell pris on Wednesday morning to begin the sentence imposed upon him by Judge I-andis, surprised everybody by stay ing away. McCaffrey said Thursday morning: "l waited for the papers, but they did not come and 1 went to work. I could have run away and satisfied the unbelieving world that it was right that no man is honest, that no human being could withstand the temptation put my way. "! did not do it. Why? Because 1 believe that my crime has made a man of me. I have a beautiful wife. 1 have a wonderful child. I love them better than life. I realize that I must be punished. Then my honor -will' have been purged and I can go Into the world and pave the way to com fort for them. I will be at the prison iu the morning." COURTESY STOPS ON CENTRAL. Rockefeller, Utility-Law Draftes and Bishop Potter Refused, Net» York, Sept. 27.—No more "courtesy" stops nre made on the Naw York Central. John D. Rockefeller learned this when he wanted to take a fast train at Tarrytown to go to Chi cago to testify before Judge Landis. Bishop Potter, too, wanted a fast train stopped somewhere up along the Hudson, so he could get aboard, but was refused. One of the men who drafted tho publio utilities bill made courtesy stops Illegal, forgot about the law and filed a request for a stop a\ hls summer home. He was referred to the provisions of hls own bill. The "courtesy" stop has become a great nuisance on all railroads.