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A DEMOCRATIC) KCWSPATEn TulHslicI Weekly at Camden, Teno. Eatirad at Camden ah Second-Clasa Mall Mattor. -1 TRltlS BROS., Publishers, camden, TeD t-st I lio ox-quoou of Iho Hawaiian Is lands and tho ox-king of the Kainoan Islands might ornnio mi aristocracy Unit would set the pace mo far as gen uine royalty in concerned for tins wont em hemisphere. If tho purpose of tlio giver of tin "America Cup" was to finally secure tbo best form of vessel for sailiug in cont waters Unit purpose seems to liavo Icon fulfilled in the fact that both the American aud British vessels built for tho coming content ne Hubstan tially of the name type, with similar appliances, and tbo contest in likely to be decided by a mcro chance differ ence in tbo travoling of tho vessels, or in the happening of tbo wind. It is worthy of note that bjth vessels are absolute departures from tho charac teristics of tbo "America" aud tho competitors from whom sho won tho trophy originally. Probably some cntorprisiug explor er wifl soon ftttoinpl to reach the north pole in an ice-crusher. We bava a line one operating at the Mackinac straits and doing duty as a laihvay ferryboat at the samo time. It hails easily through ico two aud a half feet thick, aud has broken down ice walls as high as fifteen feet, lint this is left far behind by a Russian bjat iu the Baltic steaming easily through ice five feet thick. "Whereat her com manding officer grows sanguine, and, accepting Sanson's assertion that polar ice seldom attains twenty-five feet in thickness, couclndos that an ice breaking steamer of 20,000 bors3 power would be strong enough to reach the pole. No doubt somebody will try it and spoil all the fun aud dauger of north pole bunting. Conversation is decaying aud we are degenerating into unsocial silence, observes a writer in tbo Philadelphia Saturday Evening Tost. This is not a negligible danger. Man's chief duty bis unending duty the proper aim of life is to talk. Boldie -s fight, statesmen plau, aitists paint poets rhyme merely that they may talk and be talked about. Men live nobly in order to have fine topics of conversa tion. Books are writton not so much to be read as to be talked over. Tbo decay of conversation is a ready-made subject for the critically minded man. The divergence betwoou the written aud spoken language is growing wider every day. "We talk in a sort of tele graphic slang. No sano man would think of introducing into his conver eation the phrases and words of the written language. Very little of the sroken lauauaze cets into priut. In the end the books will beat the tongues. The idea mat anyone wuo lias ever been familiar with t lie delight of driving an intelligent and spirited horse will surrender that pleasure for that of guiding a soulless machine can only have occurred to a man city born aud bred, and thus deficient iu half the knowledga anl experience which makes for the happiness and health of the race, says the Brooklyn Eagle. The cheapening of horses, which will come from the general use of automobiles, will extend the possi bilities of driving to many persons to whom horses have been hopeless lux uries heretofore. The bicycle has already begun that procoss and many people in the country now own horseB who could not have done so at the ex alted prices which prevailed ton years ago. The change is bound to go fur ther, and although it will injure the horse breeders it will still leave a mar ket for horses of blood and breeding. The demand which is left will be for horses of the bo;t quality, and the good horse will come into more honor for the qualities which no machines can possess, and tho poor horse w ill no longer be.worth his keep when the 'automobile shall have lu'en made cheap. So loug as these nuiehiiu's coat from $400 to t;000 each the borso need not fear their competition outside the busiest of city sheets. AflOBS PARIS ANAftCtHISTS IN FRENCH METROPO LIS HAVE BATTLE WITH POLICE. niiiinnii rmrinro infum ,n K .n . . m UUUIIUII LLMIIULV LUU1LU Guerin and His Anti-Semite Companions Entrenched In a Sunday Paris was the scene of most serious disturbancer., recalling some aspects of the commune. In response to an appeal of The Journal du Pcuple aud La Petit Republique, groups of anarchists and socialists gathered about 8 o'clock in the afternoon in the Place de la Republique. The police had taken precautions and there seem ed no danger of disorders. Sebastiou laure and Faberot, well known revolutionary anarchists, were the ringleaders. Fauro, standing on the pedestal of the statue which rises in the center of the Place de la Repub lique, addressed the crowd. Amoug other things he said that the anarchists should be masters of tho streets. The police interfered and disloged Faure and Faberot, making three ar rests. The crowd at this point dis persed, but a column of demonstrators headed by Faure and Henri d'llorr made for the Place de la Nation. The police broke through the column and a struggle for the mastery followed. Shots were fired and II. Goullier, com missary of police was twice stabbed with a knife. This threw the police into momentary confusion. The mob reassembled and ran towards the Place de la Nation. The police, re-enforced by a Bquad that had been held in reserve, made another attempt to stem the current, 1 and fresh, fierce fighting occurred, three constables being wonnded. Faure and d'llorr jumped into a passing street car thatwas going to the Place de la Republique, and the car driver, on arriving there, gave a sig nal to the police, who immediately ar rested them both, together with two other anarchists, Joseph Ferrier and Jean Perrin. All were conveyed to the Chateau d'Eau barracks. Only d'Horr was found in possession of fire arms. House of Worthlp Deinollnhed. In the meantime the anarchist mob retracted its course to the Place de la Republique, smashing the windows of religious edifices on the way. Suddenly, either at the word of command or in obedience to impulse, the column made a loop and curved toward the church of St. Ambroise, where the rioters smashed the win dows. Proceeding thence toward the Fau bourg du Temple, whioh they reached at the corner of the Rue Darboy and the Rue St. Maur-Popiucourt, they formed up into a compact body. Hatchets were suddenly produced, with long knives stolen from the coun ters of shops, and a concerted rush was made on the ohurch of St. JoBeph. The aged sacristan, seeing the mob, hastily closed the outer gates, but these were soon forced open with hatchets and bars of iron. The mas sive oaken doors were then attaoked. "According to the first account the wild horde burst into the church, which instantly became a scene of pillage and sacrilege. Altars and sta tues were hurled to the tloor and smashed; pictures were rent; candle SKIRfUSH WITH FILIPINOS. American Lieutenant Killed and An other Wounded By Rebels. Advices from Manila state that one lieutenant of the Twelfth infantry was killed and another seriously wounded while reoonnoitering Saturday evening north of Angeles. The Americans encountered a large force of insurgents and drove them from their positions. Lieutenant Cole, of the Sixth infantry, with eighty men encountered 100 insurgents intrenched in the mountains of the island of Ne gros and routed them after an hour and a half of severe fighting. The Americans had three men slight ly hurt. Nineteen dead insurgents were counted in the trenches. DID DEWEY SAY IT? Admiral Is Credited With Favorlnz Autonomy For Philippines. The Naples correspondent of The London Daily News telegraphs the substance of an interview he had with Admiral Dewey there during the ad miral's recent visit. The admiral said in his judgment the Filipinos were capable of self-government and the way to settle the in surrection and to insure prosperity was to concode it to thorn. He de clared that he never was in favor of violence toward the Filipinos an,d re marked that after autonomy had been conoeded, annexation might bo talk ed of. SWAY nun the nmiTCHTO nncn nmi nr ;i r a ran IIHU Mil UUillLIIIU IIIILU Are State of Siege. sticks, ornaments and pos's from high altars were thrown down and trampled under foot. The crucifix above was made the target for rniseiles and the figure of the Savior was fractured in several places. Thee, while raucous voices sang the "Carmagnole," the chairs were carried outside, piled np and set on fire in the center, of the squaro fronting the church. When this stage was reached the crucifix was pulled down and thrown into the flames. Suddenly the cry was raised tjjat the statue of the Virgin had been forgotten, and the crowd returned and tore this down also. Meanwhile the sacristan, who had been captured by the anarchists, es caped and called the police atd repub lican guards, who promptly arrived with many constables. They were compelled to fall back in order to form up into line of defense, as the anar chists attacked them fearlessly with knives. At length tho officers began to gain the mastery. A scoro of anarchists took refuge in an adjacent house. Others intrenched themselves in the )olfrvand fiercolv rlpfnnilpil tlipmflolvps by showering missels on the republi can guards, but finally they were dis lodged. Twenty anarchists were ar rested, taken to the police station, searched and found to be carrying re volvers, loaded sticks and knives. When the police entered the church the auarchists had just set fire to the pulpit. The interior of the edifice was a complete wreck. Several valuable old pictures that can never be replaced were ruined. There is no change in the situation at tho building in tbe Rue do Chabrol, M. Jules Guerin and his anti-Semite companions are entrenched in a state of seige against the police who have orders for their arrest. An attempt was made to fire the choir of St. Joseph's with petroleum, and the firemen were called to quench the. flames. Several parishioners were severely mauled in their efforts to defend the church from Bacrilege. The church is situated in the poorest quarter of the city. No disorders of any kind oc curred in the fashionable districts. It is much feared that Sunday's scenes wero due to weakness the gov ernment displayed over the Guerin af fair. The government's desire to aVoid bloodshed has been misinterpreted with the worst result. It appears that the anarchist de monstration was decided upon at a meeting held Saturday night. The Journal du Peuple, edited by Sebastian Faure, published a mani festo denouncing the military party, the anti-Semites, the monarchists aud the priests, and urged its Bupportera to meet force with force. "Should Dreyfus be con viotod," said the manifesto, "it will be triumph of the bandits. Should he be acquitted, the military section will be in open re bellion." PROQRESS OF MORMONS In Their Work of Proselyting In Various Southern St:ies. The report of President Rich of the Mormon society issued last Saturday, shows that 490 elders are laboring in southern fields., and that during the week these walked 9, 2G0 miles; visited 3,500 families, and held 950 meetings, The report says in the Georgia con ference 67 elders are at work, and during the week they walked 909 miles and visited 169 families. They were refused entertainment 37 times. Bubonic Plague In Evidence. Advices from Madrid state that three cases of the bubonic plague are re ported from Oporto. They are to be of a mild character. said NEW SECRETARY MAY RES1QN. Rumor Current In Washington That Mr. Root Is Tired of His Job. An interesting story is going the rounds in Washington that Secretary Root will resign his portfolio. In word it is rumored that the secretary is already sick of his job and that he will be forced to abaudon his post in humiliation if he does not protect himself by an early resignation. W 0 t 0 t l I . in view or me iact mat tne new secretary of war has had charge of the department but a few weeks, this is certainlv a remarkable story to find a start anywhere. Bat it is going aronnd and comes from apparently good an thonty. HOLD JiniNKZ IN CUSTODY. Tlie Aspirant to the Presidency of San Domingo I Arrested In Cuba. A special from Havana says: la view of the fact that Colonel BaoalUo, chief of tho secret police, persisted in his declaration that General Juau Isidro Jimiuez, the aspirant to tho presidency of Kanto Domingo, wai in Havana, either not having left, or having returned, the military authori ties telegraphed to Cienfuegos in structing Cnpt. Stamper, collector of custom, to ascertain whether Jirai nez was on the Meuedez steamer and to take him under arrest if thatahould be the case. Just as the steamer was about leav ing Cieufuegos, Captain Stamper lo cated .Tiniinez and arrested him. Jim inez denounced the arrest as an out rage. He said that he had broken no law and would not yield except to forco. Captain Stamper replied that he was ready to use force if necessary and Jirninez then yielded, remarking that be did so only because he could not help himself. Sonor Frias, mayor of Cienfuegos, refused to make the arrest, claiming that General Jiminoz was an old per sonal friend whom he had known in timatoly for years. Whon Jeminez was taken into custody, Senor Frias was found with a police inspector, tn close conversation with Jiminez and the latter's secretary. It is believed the mayor was urging him to leave the steamer, to conceal himself and wait for a better opportunity. Captain Stamper informed Jiminez that he would make him as comfortable as possible, and after Jiminez and his secretary had packed their trunks they were accompanied by the chief of police and Captain Stamper to the Union hotel, where two bedrooms and a dining room were placed at their dis posal. General Jiminez will be kept under police charge until further advices are received from the governor general. There is much excitement among the people of Ceiufuegos over the affair. The sentiment is generally expressed that the authorities had no right to ar rest Jiminez, an unarmed citizen, go ing apparently to Santiago de Cubar and the point is even made that, even if ho were going to San Domingo, he would only be returning to his native country. PICQUART HELPS DREYFUS. Colonel's Testimony Indicated Inno. cence of the Prisoner. Advices from Rennes state that when the Dreyfus courtmartial was re sumed Friday morning Colonol Pic quart, former chief of the intelligence department of the war office, was called, continuinghis deposition, which was interrupted by the adjournment of Thursday. Colonel Ticquart discussed the secret dossier as being the mainspring of th& condemnation of Dreyfus. His evi dence tends to show the prisoner's in nocence. He took up the documents successively, referring to the writers and addressees of the letters as "A'" and"B." Among those present in court were Generals Zurlinden and Billot, former ministers of war. Maitre Moruard, who argued the case in behalf of the Dreyfus family for the revision of the prisoner's sen tence, before the court of cassation, was present to assist M. Demange, of counsel for the defense. WITHOUT MAIL FACILITIES. Lake City, South Carolina, Is As Yet Without a Postofflce. The disposition of the Lake City. S. C, postofflce controversy is still undecided, despite contrary reports. The suKKestion to re-establish tho office and appoint a white woman as postmistress was a tentative one, aud while that course may be pursued, uo decision has been reached. A new factor in the case is an ad verse report of an inspector on re-es tablishing tho office. The case has been under discussion at Champlain between President Me Kinley aud Postmaster General Smith. Tobacco Stemmers Strike. About 100 tobacco stemmers, in the employ of W. F. Smith & Co., export ers of leaf tobacco, at Winston, N. C, weut out on a strike Friday. They demanded an increase in wages, which was refused. VAN WYCK NO CANDIDATE. New Yorker Says He Is Not Hanker ing" After the Presidency. A New York dispatch says: The boomers of Augustus Van Wyck for tho democratio nomination for the presidency are quietly leaving Sara toga, where they have been gathering for several days, and are temporarily taking quarters at the Hoffman hon&e, in New York city. ' Here they will hold a conference the latter part of the week. Judge Van Wyck refused to make any statement for publication, but he made it known through a friend that he would not under any circum stances permit the use of his name in any section of the country as candidate for tho presidential nomination. SIX INDICTMENTS FOR LYNCHING fall County Grind Jury Acts Taylor' Confession. On CHARGED WITH MURDER 3heriff Monday, However, Says Wrong Mea Ar Accused. Aa a remit of the confession of Taylor Hamilton, the Hall county, Ga., grand jury baa returned six truo bills for murder against men whom Hamilton implicates in the lynching of Si Smith in the jail at Gainesville. The- men indicted are: Taylor Hamilton, of Maysville. Oliver Bell, traveling salesman for Greshon Broe. &. Rosenfeld, of At lanta. Mark Bell, a prominent farmer of Cleveland, White county, Ga. Tom BrysoDr a haruess-raakei' of Gainesville. Charles Tanner,, an employe of the G., J. and S. R- R. Gainesville. Henry Tewry, a tinner, Gainesville. Tom Bryaon, Charles Tanner and Taylor Hamilton are under arrest, but the two Bell boys and Henry Towry have left the eountry and no trace of them bas been discovered in the ener getic search "that has been instituted for them for the past week. The grand jury recommended that Tanner and Bryson, who have been confined in the Gainavillo jail, be re moved to Atlanta for safe keeping. Judge Estesr of the nail superior court, issued an order to Sheriff Mon day to take the prisoners to Atlanta. The order was at once complied with. Tho recommendation of the grand jury and tho consequent order of Judge Estea regarding the prisoners added to the already tremendous sen sation, aa it has been openly asserted that Sheriff Monday has known of the entire affair of th lynching from the beginning to the eud, and that he was in sympathy with the alleged lynchers. Taylor Hamilton, in his confession, vows that the sheriff knew of it, and many witnesses before the grand jury gave testimony pointing that way. On the other hand, Sheriff Monday states emphatically that the men under arrest were not in the mob on the night of the lynching. On this testi mony tho fate of the prisoners de pends. There is undoubtedly a feeling of great sympathy in the county for the Bells.. The shocking murder of the pged head of the family aroused the indignation of the whole section and when Si Smith, the murderer, was captured, everybody felt that he should receive the full extent of the law for his crime. Smith was captured on the 12th of last May and confined in the Hall county jail. On the night of the 14th of July he was shot to death in his cell by a mob. The killing of Smith caused the greatest surprise in the community, for those interested in his capture and crime had brought him many miles through a mountainous country to the jail without molesta tion. Governor Candler had offered a re ward of $500 or the capture of Smith with evidence to convict. The cap tors made application for the reward, but the governor refused to pay until the prisoner had been convicted. It is said in Gainesville that the doubts ex pressed by the governor as to the evi dence against Smith hastened the lynching,. A striking feature of the whole affair is the fact that every man against whom the grand jury returned true bills figured prominently in the six weeks chase and' capture of Smith. - The best people of Gainesville and the vicinity believe that the right par ties have been discovered. Many of the state house officials in Atlanta, including Governor Candler, place implicit confidence in the confes-. sion of Hamilton, and since the crime of lynching in the state has become so prevalent, a confession from one of tho perpetrators could not fail to have fascinating powers for those who are determined to put a stop to the mob violence. The governor is especially interested in bringing to justice the men who are responsible for the inhu man death of Si Smith and the conse quent blot on the morals of Hall coun ty, the governor's home. DEFEATED CANAL BILLS. Three Pet fleasures of Emperor Wil liam Are Turned Down. The lower house of Hie Prussian diet Thursday by a vote of 212 to 209 rejected the second reading of the bill relating to the Dortmund-Rhine canal and the completion of the Dortmund Ems canal. The lower house also de feated tho central canal bill by a vote, of 223 to 126. Ten Per Cent Raise Refused. At a meeting of striking coal miners at Middlesboro, Ky., Thursday after noon, they decided not to accept the offer of the operators which was a 10 par ceat raise. They demand 12J.