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,( irk. ,Hrv RV11W'lMfIVi' ftl lJW WMMjttmHNMMMNilM 'itV 'ry;w -- I Marietta Daily Leader. THE ONLY ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORT IN MARIETTA BY PRIVATE WIRE. w m VOL. VII NO 200 MARIETTA, OHIO, 1TEIDAY, AUGUST 23, 1001. TEN CENTS A WEEK - nwjrmteitt"riw,!wi?&r'' BATTLE Between Mob and Officers to Save the Life of a Convicted Negro. By- Associated Prcsa. AshovlUo, Ala., Aug. 22. Ono man ,smb killed and another probably fa tally Injured in a battle here today to savo negro Jim Drown from tho ven gcanco of a mob after ho was tried and sentenced to bo hanged Sept. 29 for criminal assault. Tho man killed Is Walter Blnnkonshlp and tho wounded man la Arthur Dlankenshlp. Tho Blankcnshlps were brothers. Arthur Is In a precarious condition. Tho attempt of tho mob to gain pos session of tho negro followed a swift tiial. It was a battlo, with judgo'and court officials on tho defensive, to suppress tho fait rising anger of tho crowd as detail t after . detail of tho negro's work was told by witnesses. There was no evidence for tho defense. Half an hour after Judgo Pclham pro nounced tho sentenco, by a ruse the court room was cleared of half of Its angry occupants. Tho remaining half surely seemed bent on mischief. At tho request of Judgo Pelham, J. L. Garrett, father of the girl outraged by .Brown, mounted a tablo and coun selled peace. After some difficulty tho court room was cleared. Sheriff North thought it unwise to attempt to tako Brown to tho jail, a few blocks away, for tho crowd was rapidly increasing around tho court house. Twenty-eight deputies, arm ed with pistols and shotguns, were TEACHER'S Institute Elected Officers Thursday. ho ,MInstltutp opened Thursday morning with afulUattendaiice. and tho workdono by' tho instructors dur iritffeTday, vasbatter, If poslsblc,' than before. Tho opening song service was con ducted by Prof. Bird. This exorcise was followed b ya devotional exercise conducted by Dean Chamberlain, of Marietta College. Tho committee appointed to select officers for tho ensuing year reported as follows, and tho report was adopt ed: E. W. Jordan, Lower Salem, Presi dent. Miss Mary It. Cox, Newport, Secre tary. A. M. Farlow, Barlow, Secretary of O. T. It. C. Tho following sub-secretaries for the townships were selected: D. A. Leake, Adams township. Llzzlo Ayers, Aurcllus township. J. B. Barnhart, Centre Belpie. S. E. Weaver, Bel pro. John Franklin, Barlow. Eva Ilusscll and Harloy Root, De catur township. Ellen Varner, Fairfield township. Lizzie Splndler, Fearing township. D. F." Masters, Lawrence township. C. E. Colwoll and J. F. Hannum, Grandvlew township. W. E. Sealock, Newport township. Elizabeth Welnhelmer, Muskingum township. H. G. Williams, Marietta. L. E. Booher and May Humlstou, Watcrford township. F. L. Maury, Marietta township. W. T. Watklns, Warren townsliip. O. C. Walters, Liberty township. Supt. Miller, Wesley township. Lyman Grudlor and E. W. Jordan, Salem township. Jennie Gadd, Palmer township. H. E. Cliff and E. J. Yonally, Inde pendence township. G. W. Perkins.Watcrtown township. J. H. Jones, Ludlow towtiBhlp. Tho following books were adopted for thO'O. T. It. C. courso next year in this county: "Thinking and Learn ing to Think," Schacffer; "Tho Study of Literaturo," Bates; "King Lear or any other of Shakespear's ' plays that has been adopted by tho board of control; "Tho Expansion of tho Am erican Pcoplo," Sparke; "Ways of Woodfoll; and Wilderness Ways," Lang. Miss Farls then took up "Primary Heading," and In tho course ' of her remarks stirred up qulto an interest ing, discussion. After, a Bhort Intermission Prof. W. A. Chamberlln gave a short and in teresting talk full of encouraging things, for , teachers. Supt. Iliimphroy then began his work on "Theory," which ho said wa3 practice, and Illustrated a method of teaching history by association with relics or anything that might uervo as.ii center around which to group his torical facts. After a short intermission, Supt. Williams took up "Methods in Arith metic," and gave It na his 'pplnlon th,t arithmetic took more time than Ifr hou, stationed in tho front hall and wind ows of tho room. Tho first sign for an outbreak came when ono man outside, with pistol in hand, started to mount tho stairway. lie was followed by two or three others and several shots were exchanged. Tho mob leaders retreat ed to tho outside, when two members began firing into the windows. , Ar thur Blankenshup was hit first and his- brother wns shot while emptying his rovolver In the direction of tho windows above. A hard rain began falling. The bodies of tho woundd men wcro lemovcd and tho crowd re treated to stores across tho street. The officers took advantage of this lull and spirited tho negro away In chnrgo of two general deputies. Ho was gotten safely aboard a freight train for Birmingham. HIS CRIME. Tho crime for which ho will hang was comnilttcd near Sprlngvlllo, at the home of the Garretts. Blown was working In a field wh'cro Miss Barrett, who is a school teacher, had to pass In returning home lato In tho afternoon. Ho followed her somo dls tanc and finally assaulted her. Miss Gairctt remained unconscious foi somo tlmo and then gave the alarm. Brown left tho vicinity at once, but was captured at Charleston, S. C. In the meantime another negro was shot to death because he was mistaken for Brown. On tho way to Birmingham this, afternoon Brown confessed. Tho afternoon session began by tho Institute singing the "Schools of Ohio." Supt. Humphrey gave another inter esting talk on teaching history and after a short Intermission was fol lowed by Supt Williams on "Reading and Literature," Ho -hold that child ren, shouMjtnughtitUo etymology ahd'uso ofsniair words, and that the teacher of literaturo should not try to know all, but to know a few things well. Supt. Williams closed his re mark) with an ideal lesson In teach ing "The Barefoot Boy-" After intermission tho Institute sang again "Tho Schools of Ohio." Miss Farls then took up "Primary Reading" again and spoke principally on punctuation. Tho lecture at eight o'clock by Spillman Illggs was on of the most entertaining tilings that has been heard in the city for a long time. Mr. Rlgg knows exactly how to get on tho happy side of his audience, and once thcro he is a stayer. Andrews Hall was filled to its utmost capacity and somo could not get inside the room. Tho following registered Thursday: ' Lola Wiiilams, Boverly. Anna Gates, Beverly. II. E. Smith, Marietta. W. E. Ellison, Lowell. W. II. Chamberlln, Granville. Elizabeth Weinhclmcr, Marietta. Hattle P. Deo, New Matamoras. Ada I. Dye, Sitka. E. F. Folger, New Matamoras. H. D. Humiston, Waterford. May Templar, Bclpre. Elenoro Constance Venderau, Wat erford. S. J. Weddle, Glass. Geo. M. Plumer, Mailetta. Eva Russell, Fillmore. S. W. Weddle, Glass. C. C. Miller, Belprc. Mrs. C. C. Miller, Bolprc. Anna Hagerman, Beverly. Fred Chapman, Beverly. Katlo Bartlett, Waterford. Josoph T. Williamson, QHarry. Lillio Stacey, Lowell. Stella Gamblo, Fillmore., M. A. Vlcker, Fleming. Elizabeth Splndler, Stanleyville. Miss Lottlo Howe, Belprc. W. A. Hollsteln, Deucher. Flora E. Cramer, Bclpre. Minnlo M. Patten, Belpre. J. H. Jones, Flints Mills. Jno. Welch, Jr., Frost. Anna Williams, Nowport. Jennie Gadd, Dale. Clara E. Smith, Marietta. O. F. Shlnn, Waterford. ' Jesslo Sturm, Bclpre. ' Altha Alexander, Deucher. L. E. Booher, Watcrford. Jno. G. Cllngcr, Watcrtown. Geo. L. Schilling, Churchtown. Clara Griffith, Warner. Harry Smith, Marietta. Nellio Crossan, Nowclls Run. B. F. Dennis, Heslop. W. E. Nelson, Pool, E. E. Swain, Asliton. Maudle L. Bergen, Marietta. W. E. Sealock, Nowport. G, M. Mageo, Elba. Belva Leake, Lowell. Mary Lowry, Cutler. Rosa Qulnn, Churchtown. Clara Scat bury. Macksburg. Laura DoVoro, Dale. Llzzlo O'Neill, Marietta. Effio Holt, Lower Salem. Maggie Bell, Ridge. Dana R. Ncedham, Dunbar. Herman Bell, Rldgo. Elizabeth Schramm, Stanleyville. This makes tho. total enrollment so far thvco hundred and, flftepn, The Trouble Continues. By Associated Press. s Post printers refused to "set" news, furnished by tho local news bureaus and tho paper appeared this cvenlng4 filled with mlscellcany. Tho nowa do; partment having been abolished, tho). News WrltcrB1 Union declared a lock out at tho establishment tonight and tho printers decided that hereafter they would set nothing but editorials and advertisements until tho trouble between the proprietors and the News Writers' Union was settled. 't He will be Good Now. 4 V By Associated Press. Jeffersonville, Ind Aug. 22. Indlg, ana's Gretna Green Is no more. Not;, lng that Clerk Carr was disregarding his demand that no more marrlagb' licenses bo granted to non-resldentslj Attorney General Taylor sent him a strong letter demanding tho Clerk to comply. This afternoon Clerk Carr! decided. to issuo no moro licenses where tho femalo applicant lives be-', yond the border of Clark county. h Winona Meetings. By Associated Press. Warsaw, Intl., Aug. 22. This wasta'' very busy day for tho Winona Blblo Confcrcnco of Religious Bcrvlocs meetings being held almost hourly. Attendance 5000, the largest during tho session. Action was taken toward making Winona a permanent meeting place for church conventions of all denominations in tho United States. Shot by a Footpad. By Associated Press. $ Lincoln, Neb., Aug. 22. John J. Gilliland, a former member of the Nebraska legislature, and one of tho most prominent business men In Lin; nnln t a el-f ilnnil nnnp ilia linmn in- LUllli U0 Ol.Wb Y.tll. ...u. .KI t.u.uw vw . night by nn unknown man, to be a footpad. SipposedJ .ft eORNF-llANTERS Have Purchased the Marietta Gas Com pany's Property. At a meeting held Thursday even ing by tho stockholders of the Mari etta Gas Company and the Competit ors, tho now company which Is en gaged in piping natural gas fiom its wells near Vincent to this city, a deal was consummated whercuy tho plant, mains and all property connected with tho same, becomes the property of tho Cornplanters. For somo tlmo the now company has contemplated supplying this city witli natural gas and Its lines are now distributed through the West Side. The object of tho new comp any In buying tho artificial gas comp any's plant Is to secure tho mains of tho company for uso In .supplying nat uial gas to tho pcoplo on this side of tho river. GOVERNOR Stone poken of as Arbitrator for men and Employes, By Associated Presa. Pittsburg, Pa., Aug. 22. Asldo from tho partial equipment of tho Star plant of itho American Tin Plato Co. and preparation for immediate re sumption of business thcio wcro no 'special developments In tho strike sit uation hero today. At all strike points qulto reigns. The stool men aro highly pleased with their success In manning tho Star plant and say that if tho men thoy havo secured aro not molested It will' bo but a short tlmo until all their mills will bo In full operation and do ing good work. Thcro is no sigh of a break in tho Carnegie upper and lower union plants. Tho McKeesport mill Is com pletely tied up, but nn attempt may bo mado to start tho Demmlor works tonight with men secured from out side plants. Strikers aro still vigil ant aa pickets, but are keeping quiet. President Shaffer said this ovotilne Mrs. Beckham Improved. By Associated Press. Frankfort, Ky., Aug. 2E Physicians attending Mrs. Beckham pronounco her very much Improved this evening. Her temperaturo has been normal slnco noon and sho was ablo to cat a very light meal this afternoon. Sho slept intermittently throughout tho day and tested well. If conditions' do not chango within 24 hours her recov ery Is looked for. LATER. By Associated Press. Frankfort, Ky., Aug. 22. Mrs. Beckham's fever returned at 8 o'clock this evening. Her temperaturo rose to 101. Physicians consider this re action of little consequence and think tho cilsls is passed. ' The Books Balance. By Associated Press. Jackson, Miss., Aug. 22. Gov. Lougiuo Issued a statement of the condition of tho stato treasury show ing that on Aug. 15 ho found therein a shortage of $107,G21. Hoping that tho shortage- would bo replaced, if op portunity and time wcro given before the lcsult of tho count be madn public, he agreed with Showers and mako an other count of tho money Aug. 20. On tho"dato fixed he made the count and found that cash and drafts balanced with tho books. Famour. Man Died. By Associated Press. McConnelsvlllc, O., Aug. 22. Hon. D. II. Mortlcy, famous as the writer of the Ohio Constitution of 1S51, died tonight. Now but one member of that convention is living. Armenia Massacres. By Associated Press. Paris, Aug. 22. A Pro-Armenian sheet issued in Paris asserts that Turks have been looting and murder ing in Sassoun district since the be ginning of July and that several Ar manlan villages were wiped out. Artificial gas In Marietta will ac cordingly become a thing of tho past and the new company will at once ar range to supply those who dcslro It wjth natural gas. By using tho old mains tho Corn planters hope to retain many of the former users of artificial gas and at tho same time avoid tho great expenso and troublo of laying new lines. ANOTHER DEAL CONTEMPLATED. A meeting was to havo been held Thursday evening by tho stockhold ers of tho Webster Refining Company aiid the Cornplanters, at which meet ing tho question of tho purchase of tho refinery by tho Cornplanters was to havo been discussed. Owing to the absenco of certain members the meet ing was not held. teel that thero was no movement na yet mado by cither sldo looking to ar bitration or meditation. Thero is, however, a tendency among many la bor leaders to discuss tho possibility of arbitration, and on every side wa3 heard tho nnino of Governor Stone as arbitrator or conciliator, and it is said ho may bo asked to tender his good office in this direction. NOT WELL RECEIVED. By Associated Press. New York, Aug. 22. It Is reported that tho visit to this city of a delega tion representing commercial Interests of Pittsburg, for tho purpose- of nfftct Ing a settlement of tho Btecl strike, was not received with much Interest by the United States Steel Corpora tion. Neither President Schwab nor Chalrmnn Gary will rccclvo represen tatives of the strikers unless such representatives aro empowered tp act for tho strikers. CRXSCEUS Wins Free for All Trot in 2:06 After a Hard Heat. ' By Associated Press. Rcadvlle, Mass., Aug. 22. Crcsceus wa tho magnet that drew almost 15, 000 people to tho grand. circuit meet ing bcrq. In tho second heat If his win ning race with Lord Derby and Char ley Hcrr, he lowered tho track record for a mllo by thico quarters of a second and broko the world's reeoid for a last quarter trotting by stepping it In 2094- This lowered tho record of 30 seconds for the final quarter which he himself made at Detroit a month ago. Tho accomplishment today was not tho fastest quarter of all kinds, foi both Peter the Great and Tommy Brit ton did the second quarter of a heat at Lexington seveial years ago in 29 'i seconds. Something of interest was removed fiom the free for all trot for $2500 when Charley Hcrr was distanced in tho first heat, thus leaving the affair to Crcsceus and Lord Derby. When the horses were off in the flist heat Charley Hcrr had the pole, OIL NEW By Wire From the Various Fields. 'i'lona $1.40 Pennsylvania 1.25 Corning 1.0S Newcastle 1.0) North Lima 91 South Lima 86 Indiana 8G Somerset Sii Whltehouse 95 Shipments and runs of tho Pennsyl vania, Ohlo-andIndiana.flelds up li and including August 20. PENNSYLVANIA OIL. Shipments 70,717 Previously reported 1,811, 8152 Total 1,015,0(5!) Daily 'average 95,778 Runs for tho same time 110,032 Previously roported 1,510,892 Total 1,059,971 Daily averago 82,998 LIMA OIL. Shipmonts , 4(5,288 Previously roported l,0:tt,092 Total , I,079,:i80 Daily nvorage 5;!,9l)9 Runs for tho same timo (50,927 Previously reported 910,112 Total 077,309 Daily average .' 48,808 BULL CREEK FIELD. Special to tho Leader. Bull Creek, W. Va., Aug. 22. Tcn nant & Hochstettcr's No. ill R. P. In gram farm is finished and dry at a dcptii of 790 feet in tho Cow Run sand. Special to the Leader. Bonds Creek, W. Va., Aug. 22. Tho Consolidated Oil Co. has tho rig up on No. 1 Smith heirs. SAND HILL FIELD. Special to tho Leader. Sand Hill. O., Aug. 22. Tho No. 15 J. Cangleton Is completed and 13 show ing for 15 barrels. Tho Alice Oil Co.'s T. O. Scott has Itb rig up. GRACEY FIELD. Special to tho Leader. , Payne, 0 Aug. 22. Tho Lcwlsville Oil Co.'s No. 4 Lewis Feifter Is com pleted and showing for ten barrels in the Keener sand, at a depth of 1132 feet. FANGS Of Copperhead Planted in a Child's Ankle. Special to tho Leader. Zancsvllle, O., Aug, 22. Tho seven year old daughter of Frank Paul, of Wayne townshp, was bitten by a big copper head snnko last evening, and It ts feared that 'ho blto will bo at- with Lord Derby besido him and Crcs ceus on tho outside. At tho quarter polo, the polo belonged to Crcsceus, for Charley Hcrr had gone up In tho air. At the half Crcsceus was -about two lengths in front of Gecrs' horse. At the third quarter Lord Derby's nose was at Kotcham's back. Tho Caiiill horse was far back, out of tho race. Coming home, Gcera got all ho could out of hlo gelding, but tho mighty strides of Cre3ceus brought him a head by a half length. Tlhe, 2:07't. SECOND HEAT. In the second heat Crcsceus drew avay from Lord Derby until at tho half ho was two lengths to tho good. At the three quarteis, however the Kentucky horse had his noso at Crcs ceus' wheel. A little later ho was ahead of Crebceus, but at that mom ent Lord Derby broko and all was ov er. Ketcham drove home fiercely ncvcithelcss, creating-a new last quar ter rccoid. Tho mile was made in 2:0C. tended with serious results. The little one was playing on a box In tho yard when the snake appeared fiom out of tho grass and before- sho could get out of its way It had plant ed its fangs in her ankle. Her father was attracted by her screams and hurrying to tho scene ho dispatched tho snake which was about three feet long. Dr. H. T. Sutton was hastily sum moned by telephono and cauterized tho wound and administered medical treatment. Shortly after tho child was carried Into tho house tho wound began to bleed slightly, but afterwards it was almost Impossible to locate the exact spot where the fangs of the snake had penetrated. DELIRIUM TREMENS Caused the Death of Geo. Ap pleby This Morning. 'Gcorgo Applby, aged 35, died this morning about three o'clock at tho city prison, the cause of his 'death be ing delirium tiemons. Officer Ray found him chasing imaginary snakes at his houso on Post street Tuesday morning and took him to the city pris on, where lie received medical treat ment, but he had taken a drink too much and lie finally died this morn ing after much suffciing. His wife is divorced from him. CZAR Comtemplating Intervention in South Africa. By Associated Press. BRUSSELS, AUG. 22. A COPEN HAGEN DISPATCH SAYS: "IT IS CURRENTLY REPORTED IN RUS SIAN CIRCLES THAT THE CZAR HAS DECIDED TO BROACH SOUTH AFRICAN INTERVENTION TO EMPEROR WILLIAM AND PRESIDENT LOUBERT." REBELS Of Colombia Claim a Victory atPasto. ' By Associated Preas. Now York, Aug. 22. Dr. Rastcrno, diplomatic agent of tho Liberal party now attempting to tako possession of tho government In Colombia, received tho following despatch todajg, from tho Liberal agent at Quito; "Quito, Aug. 20. Tho oxpected battle near Pasto was fought last Saturday. Tho Liber al generals won a great triumph over tho Clorleals at Paato, In tho extreme southern part of Colombia, 20pfmlloB from where Genoral Urlbe-Urlbe la operating." a i'S MA rtt fl ta iJ - . ! h H IU r i i?