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account of the unfortunate Fife-Schcnck affair? Really, where do vou find the news ? -A N' Htf f-' its r m. 1 .1 I i : 77 "'II The Chronicle this week! made a net gain of 130 SriiSCIliRF.IlS and this in the summer- .qual and Exact Justice to All Men, oS Whatever State or Persuasion, Religious or Political.--Nos. Jciierson. Vol. IX. No. 97. RALEIGH, N. C, SUNDAY, JUNE 28, 1S91. PRICE: 5 CENTS. EVAHGEUST FIFE IS ASSAULTEB tinued, and assured the deputy that he had no unkindness toward them. BY THE THREE SONS OF JUDGE DAVID SCHENCK, IN WHICH THE FATHER TAKES A HAND. Greensboro Stirred From Centre to Circum ference. I XI) I GX. i X T CI TIZEXS MEE T And Adopt Jiesohttiois Condemning the Acty and th Women of the City Also Aroused. lpe'i.il to Si Ar5 ''huonict.v, Greknm.oro, X. C, dune 27 Last night .d'ter tin services at Mr. File's tent he was informed that lie would he assaulted on the way to the hotel. lie, with his wife, on Lis arm and friends in front and 11, .1 A 4 1 rear, procceueu to me aicauoo i House. Tin: FIRST of it. As he stepped upon the poarch j David Schenck, Jr., and his brother Wen standing there, one w ith a stick j in hand, and remarked to Fife that ! he desired to see him. Mr. Fife re-j plied: "Mr. Schenck, I had a talk with vou on vesterdav; J stated then! that I did not intend in my re marks to cast anv slur on vour fanii lv and 1 have nothing more to saw mi;, fife holds prayer. Mr. Fife remarked that he did not like to he assaulted in such a manner, and thought it a reflection on the' town. Fifty voices rang out: "Wo will defend aou." Mr. Fife said: "I thank God I can he persecuted for Christ's sake, let us pray." III. OFFERS TO APOLOGIZE. .After prayer he started out in the crowd of KM) or more and said: "Schenck, I beg to assure you that ). have rn ill will to vou or vour familv." lie went to Judge Schenck and offered to apologize if he had done him a wrong. The Judge; re fused and denounced him. mil. fife struck. At this time Mr. Fife was stricken two Mows on the nyk of the head and a pistol tired in the crowd. Fife's friend's gathered around him and carried him in a drug store. Judge Schenck for ten or fifteen minutes denounced Fife on the street. The excitement was in tense. TIIK PEOPLE IXDIGXAXT. This morning citizens held a meeting to pass resolutions on the action of last night. Judge Schenck spoke an hour in his defense, and the meeting ad journed till 5 p. m. to-day. .ll'IKin SCHKXCK & SONS ARRESTED. Warrants were issued for Judge Schenck and his sons hy Mayor Forhis, for assault and buttery, for using words calculated to make a breach of the peace and carrying concealed weapons. These cases, at the motion of the deputy counsel, were continued till next Tuesday. HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH IT. Mr. Fife stated that he had no hand in getting out the warrants THE INDIGNATION 33 ETINW. Jndve oTlnier Sleads solutions Denouncing the Act, and Tiey are Adopted. The court house was packed at 5 o'clock this afternoon, and the com mittee reported the following resolutions-Judge Gilmer in presenting them said it was one of the saddest duties he had ever performed, as they re flected on men he had ever esteemed. THE RESOLUTIONS READ: Resolved 1st, That this meet ing regrets and is mortified at the attack made on Rev. W. P. Fife last night in front of the McAdoo house and, without going into any question of blame as between the parties, but simply expressing the sense of this meeting as to that act; we deplore and condemn the act es pecially as to the manner of it, the time of it, and the occasion and place, and say that it was in our opinion iraprop- r, uncalled for and unj ust i liable and to be condemned by all law abiding citizens without any regard to questions of personal provocation. Resolved 2. That in vindication of the good name of our city and the Christians and law-abiding citi- i zens of our communit v," we feel it to he our duty to declare this condem nation and disapproval in emphatic terms. Respectfully submitted, J. A. Gilmer Chm'n. J. R. Mendknhall, J. A. Odell, Wm. Love, T. C. Worth. Committee. D. F. Schenck. Mr. Fife was stunned for the moment onlw THE CAUSE OF IT ALL. The cause of the trouble is this: About two weeks ago Judge David Schenck gave a moonlight picnic to the Guilford Battle Ground, of which he is manager, and the party was chaperoned by the wife of Judge Schenck. The picnic was turned into a dance in the pavilion erected in the grounds, and the dancing lasted all night. 'I' i ' "V n ? x i v riii' 'lo etfu d Ad-r?t - e-oiu- The ladies of the city met under the Gospel Tent after this morn ing's service, and after much dis cussion, adopted the following reso lutions: Whereas our brother, Mr. Fife, has been personally attacked on the streets of our city in an unwarrant ed manner in consequence of his faithful and fearless preaching of the gospel. Resolved 1 , That we, the Christian women of Greensboro, unite in de ploring the cause of those who made this attack, that while we condemn their conduct, we strive to emulate; the beautiful example of Christian forgiveness which Mr. Fife manifested during his discourse this morning, in which, from his noble heart lie disclaimed all malice on account of the mistreatment he has suffered. Resolved 2, That we tender to our brother and his wife our warmest and tenderest sympathy in this hour of persecution, and p'ay God's richest blessings upon them; and that we extend to Mr.Fife our gratitude for his faithful service in endeavoring to bring ruined souls to the Savior. May he ever be as fearless in his denun ciation of sin and may God ever bless his earnest efforts as they have been blessed during this meeting. 0. ( Christian Women SlSm'(1 of Greensboro. MR. FIFE DENOUNCES IT. Last Sunday night, when Mr. Fife opened his meeting here, he immediately outlined his "floor of - -a campaign," as against dancers and saloon keepers, and denounced the Battle Ground dance in the bitter est terms. He spoke of it as a desecration of sacred soil, an outrage to the country, an insult to the town, and an insult to the memory of the sol diers who laid dovn their lives on that field. lie also denounced the Christianity of church members which would allow them to counte nance and conduct such an affair. JUDGE SCHENCK TOOK EXCEPTIONS. This, Judge Schenck's familv took as a personal affront and an in sult to Airs. Schenck. i I IS SONS DEMAND AN POLOGY. Thursday about 2 o'clock the three sons of .Judge Schenck, Dr. I). F. Schenck, Weldon and David, called on Mr. Fife in his room in the McAdoo House, each one car rying a cane, and on entering the room earefullv closed the door which had been left aiar. On stating their bu.-iness to Mr. Fife that they had le--u insulted ami demanded an apology, Mr. Fife replied: ''Look here, you've struck the wrong coon." Seeing that nothing could be made out of him they left. In las t night's meeting the da cing matter was again casually alluded to. the crowd. At any rate, the ball did no damage. HIS WOUND DRESSED. ;Mr Fife was taken into the drug store by Mr. McAdoo, who came up, and Dr. Lindsay, Mrs. Fife and oiie or two others being admitted. His wound was dressed, while the drug store doors were closed, a large crowd having meantime as sembled. Soon the door wras open- ! ed, and Mr. life came out leanim oa the arm of Air. McAdoo, fol lowed by Mrs. F'ife and her escort The drug store is next the hotel j entrance, and the crowd parted to let them pass. Mr. Fife was pale. The blood had been washed away. By this time a large crowd had collected on the street. of the crowd and offered his hand, I j IHK1USON LIKES TIIK SOUTH refused to take it calling him a scoundrel, and then the light be gan. No one denlores the difficult v more than I, but the allusion to my w ife was so pointed and offensive as to create remarks from every one who heard it. Her sons fought for a Christian mother's good name. D. Schenck. A Woman Burned to Death. THE SHERIFF AND POLICEMEN NOT ACTIVE. It was particularly noticed that the sheriff and policemen were not active in stopping these proceedings after signs of trouble appeared. Sheriff Cook did take Judge Schenck by the arm after it was over and said to him, "This won't do." The Judge replied that he would sub mit. The sentiment seemed largely in Air. Fife's favor last night. ON MR. FIFE'S SIDE. Farly this morning the people were discussing the affair. Popular sentiment seems to be overwhelm ingly on Air. Fife's side. "l'M WITH HIM." Commissioner Hugh L. Scott said: "I'm one of them he's been hardest on, but I don't hesitate to say I'm with him, and this affair is i disgrace to the town." wn. By The United l'reea. New York, June 27th Mrs. Elizabeth M. Haslett, of Brooklyn, accidently set her clothing on fire this afternoon and was so badly burned that she died within two hours. Sullivan Goes to Australia. By 'he United Prss. San Francisco, Cal., June 27.--Jolin L. Sullivan left for Australia yesterday. A large crowd waved the big Boston pugilest adieu. He Says his Trip Through ThU Sec tion wns AInch Fnjoyod. (Dy the United Prut! New York, June 27 The World this morning gives a resume of President Harrison's recent jour neyuring which he travelled over 1U,000 miles stating the extreme western boundary of the country as far South as Galveston, and as far north as Seattle, and occupy ing 31 days. He says: "The mountainous region of the Car olinas, Tennessee and, of Georgia with the new industrial communi ties which have sprung into exis tence can not fail to interest. They afford a version of the great South that is to come. Of a South of in creased industrial prosperity and material wealth, and of hospitality and courtesy towards the individual. Stagnation in the Vavy. BICi DEAL IN DUIM1A3I. THEY AOAIX ATTACK 1HM. Toward the close of the service the three. Schcneks came up, and the crowd was dispersing, it was whispered around that Mr. Fife was to be assaulted. One Hundred find Fifty-Seven Thousrtii t IoIIai Wort ' of Property SoM. 'oec il ro r.;iM Ohrou c!e. Durham, N. C, June 27, Dur ham is almays hustling. An im mense deal in real estate took place here this afternoon. During yester day and to-day $lo7,000 worth of property has changed hands. 31 unle re r J Loan x Hailed, ,h:o:e schenck resign ? Your correspondent has heard a ; j,:,, strong expression in favor of asking ! Judge Schenck to resign the prei- j denev of the Guilford Battle Ground Association. Bv The U ited lre- , Washington, D. C, June 27 The board of naval officers appoint ed ly the Secretary of the Navy to investigate the cause of stagnation in the navy met at the Department to-day and began its investigation. " :vnl np'in m.t. Bv The United Pivss.) Washington, I). C, June 27 The President has made th 1 follow ing nnpointm-Mits in the Fnited States navy: James M. Miller to be Lieut. Commander; Washington Dnamlters to be a Lieut., Junior Grade; John 1). FoM to lie a Chief Macon, Ga., June 27 Kzrekel j Engineer; George Bm-d to be a Lomax was hanged at Bain B idge, j Passed Assistant Fngiie'.-r. I Ga., yesterday for the i.uirder of! "" e U-. lascbal JV Hi X T 'By The Guifed Preps UR. FIFE'S APPEAL ANOTIli It ACCOUNT The Chronicic Want's to I'riut the News and Knows no One. Greensboro, N. C, June 2G. Evangelist Fife was assaulted last nightat 11 o'clock by the three sons of Judge David Schenck in front of the McAdoo house, the hotel in which Mr. Fife and party lie was strucK a lie mounted the platform and called out : "Friend's, hold on a minute, I understand I am to be at tacked. Many voices called back from the crowd: "They'll have to attack us "too." Mr. Billhorn (Mr. Fife's singer) called out, "and Jesus too" escorted home. A crowd of one hundred men es corted Mr. lMfe to his hotel, and had moved off a few feet, beginning to disperse, when the three Schcneks stepped up to where Mr. and Mrs. Fife were standing and threatened to kill him. MRS. FIFE SPEAKS OUT. Mrs. Fife exclaimed: "You are not going to assault a man of God in the presence of ladies!" They replied no, they wTould not in the presence of ladies. MR. FIFE GOES TO THE JUDGE. Mr. Fife, hearing that Judge Schenck himself was a few feet off in his buggy, said "let me see Judge Schenck," and stepped up and offered his hand. Judge Schenck replied: "I won't shake hands with any such damn scoundrel." Thereupon Dr. Schenck struck Mr. Fif and was preparing to strike him again when Mr. Bil horn caught Dr. Schenck. IT HIT JUDGE SCHENCK. The blow was only turned how- ever and tell upon the Head ot tne mV( m:m v friends who are stand- New York, June 27. The Grants started off with a running streak to-day in the first game of the series with the Bean Eaters and had the latter hustling from the start, which they did with desperate energy. The game resolved' itself into a duel of ihe pitchers and for seven innings the struggle was of the "nip and tuck" ord r. The Bostons finally overtoook and passed the New Yorks, winning. Attendance over 7,000. Score-, New York 4, Boston 8. Batteries, Rusie and Buckley; Clarkson and Bennett. Umpire, MeQuaid. AM ERICAN ASSOCIATION. a U ri n m t.o !ai!j r W tl,e IT Pr - Washington, I). C, June 27. Assistant S-eretary Nettleton has informed II. U. Stebbius of Zello, Fla., who enclosed a circular of a counterfeiting firm and who thought the country was being Hooded with counterfeit money that there is no danger of the country being ruined by devices of counter feiters. John A':.iiMJinii U'r'. 'ur:e on th' PJes- n Cc ti'icate He i)e'lacs rI hat he Went to re serve '.'pacfi, hut 'hjvet d t? Shaking KiiV II uul. iSaecia to State hr lrc.'e Greensboro, N. C, June 27. The young gentl; men of Greens boro gave a hop at the battle grounds, and at their request my wife -acted a chaproue. Air. Fife has alluded to this dance a half dozen times, once describing the hugging of the dance, again com paring, as I am credibly ini formed, to a scene in a grog shop, and say ing the dance was worse than the grog shop. At last he alluded to the chaperon e of the dance and said that the next pic-nic at the battle ground was chaperoned by a noble Christian lady who7 would not allow such scenes as occurred at the. dance. These repeated and offensive al lusions caused myself to go to Mr. Fife's room and demand an expla nation and apology for the insult to my wife. This Air. Fife made and oil and Dennis Donohne. of Hanoi was rowed here this atternoon and; was won bv Corbett. Time 21 min-! caPtun; n1 'iniants who were ordered returned but who were al- i'.v Ua t A T'rt jh. New Yolk, June 27. A spe cial to the "World from Trenton, N. J., says: Keystone Rank Cer tificate 4o0 is in the name of John '.. v, t r.,. -oo .1 At boston, Baltimore 0; Boston o. j . , , . , , , . , 4 t , . ii - i and was ul -ced with the Mechanics At ashington. Athletic o; I . . ' . c . . . , xailOIIill D.IIIK, Ol UII CJl, .ll'MI with other securities as collateral, Washinton 4. At Louisville. Louisville G; Cincinnati 5. At St. St. Louis. Columbus C; St. Louis 12. by II. II. Ward. ill Not Punish The Allan Meam iip f ompany. tt 'vVins 'U- the nnuc! Ptpss. Hamilton, Out. June 27th- The three mile sculling race be tween John I Corbett. of Chica-m. i (to11 ,,ot to proseeute . --r: - 7 (Bv th " TTnitoJ Prf ) Washington, June 27. th The Treasury Department has instruc ted the United States Attorney at P.nctmi urit ii iirnociiti' tL AI 14 4. 1 it no more. Last, he again characterized the tn ' bin Steamship line until they have Otlil all dance as "miserable and abomina- "tes and G seconds. Before the race ble." For this he was attacked by I the betting was 10 to G on Dono- my sons and as I was near by,some j ohue. one struck me a heavy blow wi'h a stick from behind and for awhile I was unconscious. When I recovered and while smarting under the blow I de nounced Fife to the crowd in se vere language, blow. The Poor Jew. ByC b'e). London, June 27 The lowed to escape. W in-lon Again Victorious. (Special State Chronicle. Winston, N. C, June, 27th are stonmng. heavv blow behind the left ear with father himself, though not danger ous, causing severe pain. MR. FIFE EXCLAIMED "l'M HIT." Mr. Fife staggered. Dr. Schenck Times of St. Petersburg savs: The anti- " m"'" scoreu anoiner Mriory 10, Semitic crusade has resulted jn day. Her baseball team defeate.l the I did not strike a i thousands of well educated Jews ! K'-'idsvilles by a score ot 18 to 1, I who are legally entitled to get em-! iin1 th'' onlJ' run for 1'idsville was The meeting here to-day was j ployment failing to do so because it j presented, in a suver service a, a composed of the patrons and par-I is reported the Czar regards them j deling of symathy. ticipants in the Fife meeting who j as nihilists. These starved men he seem to be infatuated with rife. I s has driven to become secret police agents, nihilists, anything to gain a nand in geiung out . . j then fired, it is thought to scatter and was willin" to have them con-; a loaded cane in the nanus oi ur. j ing by me in this unfortunate trou ble. I have done no wrong, I went Oilord v. Vale. cru By the United Pros. London, June 27. Oxford has John Meinhart, Chicago, recorr- received a challenge from ale to to the seen ? to preserve peace, but ! mends Bradycrotine for headache row ai the Thames late in August when Fife approached me from out ion zll occasions. or earn m .epiemuei.