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i., No.14 Weeklgr, JBiWblisfaed 1860; Daflj, Jan. 18,1911.
PRICE FIVE CENTS. $0.00 PER ANNUM. FORTNER BILL IS PASSED TO THE THIRD READING CHARLESTON MEN IN OPPOSITION Goes Through Second Rending By A Vote of 59 to 38 On Rofl Coil Special Correspondence). Columbia, Jan. 27.-The hottest fight of the present session was pre- . cipitated in the house this morning on the passage ito third reading of the Fortner bill prohibiting white people from teaching in negro schools or negroes from teaching in - white schools under penalty ol a fine not ex ceeding $500 or imprisonment for not more than 12 months. The bill wes passed to third read ing after a battle royal by the Char leston delegation. The measure was amended without a dissenting vote to* make tue some11 penalty aj>pltablo to "Ute i. imacy of tne races in bouses of ill repute." Another amendment "waa passed prohibiting -white nurses from work ing in negro hospitals. A third amendment made the* bill- 'inapplicable to the teaching of the Bible to ne groes by white people. Partisan Lines.Not Drawn. By a vote of 59 to 38. the house re fused to strike out the enacting words of lae Fortner bill. It ls doubt ful wb?ui?r t?tere wes any SUCH words of tho Fortner bill. It is doubtful Whether there waa any suob overwhelming sentiment in favor of the passage of the bill In the house as this vote would Indicate. The (Tixe tmeamirc had been rocouimended ^PPof^tae^ measure expedient, voting for lt be cause they teared the accusation in the future that they were "nigger lovers." The administration and sntl-ad mlnistratlon lines -wore not Urawn in the vote to strike out the enacting words. The vote resuUed'as fol io wa: Ayes: Atkinson, Barnwell, Beths, Bolt, .Boyd, Brice. Bustbee, Charles, Clem ent. Courtney, Daais?yr, Slaughter* Evans. Oieer. Hunter, Johnston, Kirk, Lee, Liles., Lumpkln, M?Ma?tcr, Mc Queen, Heans,. -Meld, Nicholson,' Pe gu?B, F'lddlo, Rittenberg, W. M. Scott. Benseny, Shirley. Smiley, Thompson, Tindal, Vanderhorst, C. T. Wyche, Youmanst Zedier. Nays: Speaker Smith, Addy, J. W. Ashley, . M. J. Ashley, Blackwell. Bowers, Browning, (Burgess, Cross, Daniel, Fortner, Friday, Oasque, Goodwin, Gray, Halle, Hall, Hardin, Herreisen, Harvey, Halley, Hutson, Irby, James, Jones, KeiL, Kennedy, Kirby. Librand. (McDonald, Mil (Continued on fourth page.) Steam Yacht Warrior Reported Aground (By AsSvviatcu Press, j (New Orleans, Jan. ?7.-?The steam yatch Warrior with Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Vanderbilt, the Duke and Duchess of ?inuc?iBaier ana ix>rd Falconer of r.u?it?iu wi?n??i Y? ?S VcpO?tcu aground off the coast of Colombia by a wifeless message received hero this afternoon. The message stated tb'_t the war rior went on the socks at Cape Agu etta, near S?vanilla; that she waa in a dangerous position and that the United Fruit steamer Frutera waa hurrying to the scene to take off the .passengers and crow. . The Warrior aras bound for Colon. A wrecking tug had tbeen summon ed from Kingston, Jam ac la, according to the message. The Warrior is 255 feet ip. length, 1,097 gross tonnage and is equipped with 'Wireless. Abe was built- .nt Troon, Scotland, in 1904._ Negro Fiend ! For thc (By Associated Press.) Raleigh, N. c.. Jan. 27.-Jim Wil son, a negro, allegd to have eon teased to murdering Mrs. Wt ?Ham Lynch last Setsrrday night, ?aalynoh ed la'e today near Wendell, N. C., at the point where tho murder was . A crowd of nearly 1,000 men and' women crowded about a storehouse from ?fhlch he v?*? dragged and swung from a tree Ikt?h. Making signe thal he^wantM to s peak, he was let down ? and ira pl ?ca* ed tn the murder another negro nana?*! Saund 'RESENT SESSION .-!_. STATE CAPITAL Special _x> rr espondeo co. Asylum Commltt^.; Appointed. Columbia, S. C., Jan. 27.-W. P. Stevenson of Chesterfield, C. C. Wyche. of Gpartanburg. and J. A. Hunter of Bamberg, were appointed the house members of the special committee to investigate the State hospital for the Imane thia morning by Speaker Smith. Mr. Stevenson introduced the resolution providing for the investigation following the receipt of a message from the chief executive recommending th investiga tion. The governor bas granted a parole to J. Galhdonia, who was convicted in Spartanhurg co Any in 1911 ot housebreaking and larceny ami sen tenced to five years in the State peni tentiary. - The 'National Guard council bia been called to meet In Columbia Jan uary 28, when accounts of several c? cera- wrll . be audited. ' The meeting mill be held in the adjutant general's office at the State house beginning at 3:20 o'clock. James H. Hunter of Newberry, has been appointed, as the third member by the governor to adjust the indebt edness es the result of,the annexa tion of a part of Lexington to Rich land county. The following order baa b??i lfi eued by thc war department: "ITnder the provisions ot general orders. No. 74, war department, 1913, Sergeant Henry Thompson, Coonany connection with the orcanized militia of the State of South Carolina and ?will be sent to Columbia, S. C., with orders to report to'the adjutant of the State for duty. By order of the secretary of war, Leonard Wood, ma jor-general, chief of staff." GOETHALS TO BE GOV. OF PANAMA Permanent Government of Zone To B*? Ors*r?s*d April First (By Associated Presa) (Washington, Jan. 27.-Permanent government in the Panama canal zone with Col. George W. Goethals as civil governor, will be established April 1. An executive order to this effect was signed by President Wilson today. The new government will elimi nate the commission now in charge of the zone. (Members of the committee are to he retained, however, until the opening of the canal, as a committeo In charge of the arrangements for the celebration incident to the open ing, though without administrative functions. The president's order creates these departments: Operation and maintenance, pur chasing d?partement, supply depart ment, accounting department, health department, and an executive secre i*i y. . Goethals Ss Pleased. Panama, Jan. 27.-The news of the signing today by President Wilson of an executive order establishing a per manent government for tho canal zone, reached here late today. When ?word waa- conveyed to- Col. Goethals that he had been appointed governor, he expressed pleasure, hut - declined to comment in the ahaence of official notification. j ^ i Mr. and Mrs. Frank Todd have re turned from their honey moon, which waa spent in Northern cities, and are now at home with Mrs. Todd's moth. I cr, Mrs. Janie Todd._._ Lynched i Usual Crime or?, nov. under arrest at Wendell. He waa swung up again and his body riddled with bullets^ Wilson was caugui last night be tween Selm? and Warsaw. He ls said to have savio a partial confes sion this morning at Selma. A big crowd there demanded he be taken to the scene of his crttnaT ?Gov. Craig was telephoned, and or dered the Raleigh ts?Utary company to Wendell. Tbventy-fiv- soldiers in ?ut?Mw??i?tMj went, but w?ei) within half a mlle of the scene, learned the lynching wrns over and returned. SWEPT PACIFIC COAST DUR ING THE RECENT , STORM ; _ \ LIGHTS WRECKED Raging Sena Smashed Thick! Glass Hundreds of Feet Afcovc Sea Level (By Associated Press.) San Francisco, Jan. 27.-Tbo high est seas known on the Pacific coast since it was dharted by the United States . government were recorded during the recent series of gales. H. W. Fbodes. lighthouse Inspec tor, was in receipt today of reiports from keepers giving the facts. The light on Trinidad Head, near Eureka, Gala., was put out last week by surf that smashed thc thick protecting panes surrounding it. Trinidad Head rises three hundred and eighty feet above the ses. level. The light is perched on a sho'.f or Tock about half way up, and tho lens ls two hun dred feet above the margin of the] ?HI nf. A comber leaped the summit of the j light on Til larnook Rock, off the coast j of Oregon, and smashed the glasses, i The sea on the south coast swept over the summit of th?,light on San Pedro breakwater, about . 75 feet up. Still Nd Change In Patient's Condition! At two o'clock this morning Ander son county hospital authorities said that they could see but lttle, if any change n tho condition of Mr. H. c l Townsend. Llt?e hope hs held out. (tamper* Works on Birthday. (By Associated Press.) Washington. Jan. 27v-Samuel Gompers ot the American Federation of Labors, celebrated his 6-4th birth day by putting a large part of the I time in work at his office. ' He read messages of congratulation from iii'.' inerte of thc t?ttrrd, lncl"diR? o&? ?f ? ?a ? Galveston, Texas, council of labir, from a member who had walked . all the way hwre and tn the evening at tended a banquet In bia honor given by the local, central abor union. Mr. Gompers declared that he felt , ?ta j vigorous mentally and physically.; as ever. * * * * a * ? * *-,*.'*.?* * ? ? >'. - - " - :- e. * Congressional Summary * f. n . * ********** *, (By Associated Press.). Washington, Jan. 27.-(Tho day fn| congress waa spent aa follows: Senate. Met at noon. Continued consideration of the] Blair Lee Maryland senatorial case. Poatofnce^ ffommittee favorably re-1 (ported Senator Norris' resolution ask-1 lng the postmaster general, to dis close the investigation Into1 govern ment ownership of telephone and tel - acmnh Hnoa "Held executive session confirming j notoinetione, includ'ng Henry M.] Pindell, ea ambassador to Priests; Winfred T. Denison, as member of I Philippine commission and secretary j of interior of the Pktlirtfdned, and] several hundred postmasters. Adjourned-at 4:19 p. m. to noon] Wednesday. l?ense. Met at noon. "Commerce committee arranged to] begin hearings on some of the admin istration trust bills. ?Debated resolution for seatin? of Representative Whaley, of South Car olina, over the contest of Mayor Grace of Charleston. Foreign Affairs* committee postpon-l ed until. iPeb. 9, hirther hearing on| Niagara Pad le power regulation. Sustained Elections' comm!tte o re port ba favor seating Representative j Whaley, of South Carolina. Passed emeni*ed^ Keating resolution j for ?vnvni? O* COn/ni?o cuni uu? i Edlcfcigan copper strikes ty house] committee. Immediate retpear of tho provisions of tho Income tax law which require cr authorise the collection of the tax at the source proposed in bill by Rep resentative Cdatpr, Of New York. Adjourned at 6:12 p. m. until noon] Weanesday. Mis? Mattie GaHlngton Kird'J. B. Felton, of tho educational department of Anderson county, axe spending a few ?taya Inspecting the Anderson ru ral school?. They expect to return to" the'city todas. JUDGE SPEER STRONG LANGUAGE USED BY WITNESS WAS . RESENTED MELDRUM ON STAND Chairman Webb Has Difficulty In Silencing Federal Official; Threaten* Ejection (By Associated Press.) Savannah. Ga., Jan. 27.-Members of tho special congressional commit tee who are ?ere investigating charg es of ofltcial misconduct on the part o? Federal Judge Emory Speer, of 'Che Southern District of Georgia, to day wttnes3ed another dramatic out .burst from the accused judge. Chairman Webb, of the comm?ttee, with d?fflculty silenced Judge Speer ?nd threatened io eject offending per sons from the court room unless more temperate language was em ployed. Thc incident occurred during the testimony of Gen. Peter W. Me?drim, .member of the Savannah bar, -who charged tust ?a one occasion he had been "grievously insulted and out raged by the cowardly remarks of Judge Speer." - Judge ?peer immediately sprang to lils feet and vehemently exclaimed: "lt is Inconceivably wrong that you penult a witness'tn this court room, ' where I presided . for twenty-eight years,'io speak of my conduct as ?cowardly." ' Forbids QSftShe Language. <lAfter he had raftered order. Chair man Webb TnalflM brief statement outlining the QtqMg and aims of the comimlttee. "We desire," JjHSfeaJd,. "to . estab lish the facts r?Hpting the accusa a^ Ws^^n?e?7a?wail' as"the public, are aiiowea to attend . these hearings only by courtesy of the com mittee. I warn every ene concerned that' no witnesses will be permitted to use offensive language and that no demonstrations will bb tolerated." A. FA Lawton, vice president of the '"entrai of Georgia Railroad, declared before the committee < today that Judge Speer wrecked the Central of Georgia Railroad Banking Company tSr. LtsWRoa feud Judge Sit?-' raft! ia* ?ued a "midnight order" appointing receivers I*T t?x. conrpany at a time when the par value o? its stock was (Continued on page 4.) PENDELL AND 1 CONFIRMl (By Associated Press.) Washington, Jan. 27.-^Nominations of Henry. ML Pindell. cf Peoria, 111., to be <unbeaaador to Russia, and Win fred T. Denison, of Portland, Me., to he member of the Philippine comanfls sion and secretary of the interior of the Philippines were confirmed by the senate today. Mr. Pi udell's confirmation waa de pe?ui??, luvcoii&aiion of car published letters alleged to have between bim and Senator s, purporting to reveal aa ar rangement by which Mr. Finde:', -?ras to have the St Petersburg post for one year. The senate rorclgn rela CANAL TOIJLS NOW DISCUSSED President W?2CH Will ProcU?sa Hb Views at Faure 'Yime (By Associated Presa.) . Washington, Jan. 27.-T .ow to dis ip?se of the Panama Janal tolls question waa the subject uppermost in discus Mon shout the capital today when, the attitude of President WU son outlined to tho senate foreign re lations committee last night became DhbHC Th* den**; pocKics yrss asserted to he that the provision of the canal act granting toll exemp tion to American coast-wise vessels ls in violation of the Hay-Pauticefote treaty, ' which ' proclaims that the canal shall be tree and open to all nations "on tomw of entire equality" ?.ead-that "charges of traffic should he just and equitable." . Before definite act kr. ls taken in congress, it was said tonight, admin istration leaders will.await a public f statement from thc president. President Wilson ha? said be would proclaim his views "at a future tte ANTITRUST PLANS CRYSTAUZE IN THE COMMITTEES OP THE HOUSE EXPEDITE PROGRAM Consideration of nil General Legislation to be Set Aside (My Associated Press.) Was'jJngton, Jan. 27.-Antitrust legislation plans crystallzed today in the house committees. Both the in terstate and foreign commerce and the Judiciary committees agreed to expedite consideration cr tho Presi dent's program, and to start hearings Immediately, the Judiciary'on Thurs day and the interstate commerce Fri day. The interstate commerce committee set aside consideration of all other general legislation until after the anti-trust measures are out of thc way. Hearings before this committee on the cold storsrie of food products and on pure fabrics legislation, which had been eet for the first week in February, were indefinitely postponed to clear the way for the administra tion program. 'Chairman Adamson of the inter state commerce committee, issued a statement concerning the much dis cussed question *of comonlttee Juris diction over the pending measures. Statement Issued. "Under the house rules," the state ment said, "all bills which seek io regulate the conditions of interstate and foreign commerce are within the Jurisdiction of the interstate and for eign commerce comtrn?ttee. The anti" trust law ia primarily a criminal pro vision, though incidentally and col laterally Haine, civil remedies are pro vided- br WSals?lf3ft?i*e?se Tules the Judiciary comtmilttee has Jurisdic tion over judicial procedure and civil and criminal latw generally." (Both house committees announced that the sentiment of the business in terests of the country on the meas ures pending in the respective com mittees would be welcomed and in vited all persons prepared to furnish any Information to notify the com auittees. The senate interstate commerce ct .i? .?.iii. t.- nih ?nset tomorrow io be gin consideration of - interstate com mission bill and to discuss tnt pro posal of Joining with the house judi ciary cofiiuiUtee in hearings on the bills to supplement the Sherman act. DENISON SD BY SENATE tiona ccTflnnittee recently voted to recommend his confirmation. Mr. Denison was nominated last December to succeed Dean C. Wor cester, as a member ot the Philip pine commission and to be secretary of the interior of the islands. His nomination wa> held up at the in stance cf Senator Smoot, pending in vestigation of protests by Thaddeus SL S barretta a member of the United States nyara of general appraisers, who was removed from office on the recommendations of a union commit tee of which Mr. Denison was the head. Mr. Denison was one of .the government's counsel in the sugar trana triai._ PRES. ORESTE HAS ABDICATED Heyties Ofikss! Seeks Refuge oa German Criuser-Foreigners Safe (By Associated Press.) . Port Au Prince, Haiti. Jan. 27.-The president of Haiti, Michel Or?ete, fled from the capital today, and -took re fuge ??board ?he German cruiser. Vi?eta. Me was aceomuanied hy bis wife. - Fighting began in the city at 1 o'clock this* afternoon. An hourdatot the president left the ?MU??? ?U?C? escort and waa conveyed in a launch to the warship. .Almost immediately detachments of- bluejackets wer? landed from tho United States ar mored cnjrtfter Montan*, and tho Viru ta, . Firing continued throughout the afternoon and it waa evident the rev olutionary movement, wheoh began in the north end spread to soutnwn towns, had gained sofSoient strength in the cenital to threaten ?ot only the power, but the Ufe of President Or?ate. The arrival of the Montana and Vi?eta has relieved the situation here, iso far ss foreign residents are con* GREAT CROWDS I FIRST MISSION! .-_. LATEST I NEWS Iee Shipper? Kicking. ( By Associated Press.*? Washington, Jan. 27.-Inefficient service furnished naXural ice ship pers in tho east cost both railways and patrons vast Bums annually, ac I cording to witnesses appearing to day bofore the interstate oomcnerce coman's sion in protest' against the general 5 per cent advance in freight rates demanded by the 'eastern trunk lines. Thc ice shippers asserted that 1 with proper attention the carriers i could reduce the existing rates and ' yet reap a greater profit in the busd I ness moved. Takes Virginia's tn Schedule. (By Associated Press.) Washington, Jan. 27.-Arrange j ments practically have been oomtplet ' ed whereby the North Carolina A?rni I cultural and Mechanical College will < take Virginia's place on the George town football schedule. The Raleigh cioven probably will play here on Nov. 14. To Improve Channel. (By Associated Press.) Washington, Jan. 27.-Improvement of Jeremy Creek, S. C., by an exten ! ?on cf thc branch channel from Mor 1 rdson's landing to a suitable lading near tbe canning factory, four feet deep and sixty ?e?t- boiiam width costing $10,000, and $1,000 annual maintenance, was recommended by the war department today. This would be a modification of tho pro ject fm1 improving .sba vnterway from, Charleston hatter to McClelianviil. Fltsslmeioas Vast SotFlgnt. (By Associated Press.) Kew York, Jan. 27.--The supreme court today denied the application of Robert FitzBlinmons, one-time heavy weight champion of the world, fdr an injunction restraining the New. York Athletic Commission from refusing;, to sanction ?as participation in boxing exhibitions in htls State. cerned. The legations dre undera guard. Sarita^ ar? Las&d. Washington, Jen. 27.-Warning | from American Minister Smith of tho purpose of President Orcsto to aban don his office had in a measure pre pared the United States government for the flight of the Ha?tien executive. It is understood tho commander ' of the Montana acted under the general principles of -international law in landing bluejackets at Port au Prince and otherwise acting for the protec tion of foreign life and property. It ls also assumed that he will prevent .fighting within the limits of the city if necessary to prevent th* destruc tion of the town and the killing of non-combatants. I Battle ?"?if! Carolina ea Way? ! Washington, Jan. ' 27.--Wireless i news that President Oreste of Haiti : bad fled from his revolution-torn can. ital, "leaving no government.'! caused Rear Admiral Badger at Guantana mo, Cuba, tonight to start the battle ?."hVp Routh Carolina on a 500 mlle forced draft run for* Port au Prince. Cant Robert I... Ruwell.^omroand Ing the Kouth Carolina, has orders to join the armored cruiser M?ntala which already has landed bluejack ets st the Ha?tien capital, and to tako such steps ss may be necessary to guard ?he lives and* property of American and other foreigners. Th< battleship should reach the scene late tonio rr nov. Will Investiga Stril (By Associated Press.) Washington, Jan. 17.-A sweeping Investigation of strike conditions in tho coal SeiuS-. Of Ou io ra iio and the ? copper district ot Michigan waa au thorised hy the bouse late today. By a vote of 1S1 to 15, the boase adopted tho resolution nf Representative Keating, of Colorado, empowering the minea' and mining; committee to make inquiry as to conditions In Colorado and Mfcvdgan In which the federal government might be concerned. . Hearings will be conducted in . the strike iegiens^ny a sab-committee, ort sub-conexrletees, ?which will start west] as. soon as arrangements can be made for tho^Grtp. The resolution1 carries authority to subpoena wit-' noaa ce tor testimony voder oath and} I??END THE W CONFERENCE GREAT INTEREST MANIFEST ED IN QUESTIONS DIS CUSSED LAST NIGHT FINE SPEAKERS APPEAR TONIGHT Prof. John G. Clinkscalet o? ISpartanbnrg and Dr. E. M. Poteat of Greenville Here PreaeatlQg to the people of Ander son the cause of missions as # waa never before shown, the Interdenom inational - Missionary Conference oponed at St John's Methodist church, last night and a crowded auditorium heard the speeakors tell of what han been done, for the cause and what - ', may be accomplished by co-operation heard the speakers tell of what has those who are in treated In this, great endeavor. The exercises last night were in charge of Dr. E. H. Galnoa of tho fa culty of Richmond College, Richmond, Va., and tho ????u?r in which iie conducted the affairs of the evening impressed upon the people present the fact that he ls a man who can be counted on to do great thugs In this work. He cami hore from Greenville where he had conducted a similar two days conference and before that time he had been in Gaff ney on H similar mission. Tho conference opened In the mag nificent Methodist church last night . at seven o'clock with devotional ser vice, which waa led by Rev. Dr. W, H. Fraser, pastor of the First Presby terian church of Anderson. Ur. fra- \ ser has been among the most whole souled workers in this great cause; ho baa been foremost among . those who have BO vigorously waged the campaign for the CBUBO of missions in litis city and thc- mire fact ?J.<at Di. !'."?:cr ~ss prcssnt and ?eni his u'o to the movement did much to stimulate and inspire that part of the audience familiar with the work that tills mau haa don'.*. "The New Situation tn China," was the topic announced for Rev. C. J. Thompson. There could have bean no subject selected which would ap peal more rapidly to the vast audience and the fact that all hstirerj. wera. li.iuriK;I-? vas ma?i?Ooi?d by ?!.. ci?se attention paid every word of tho speaker. He dealt with the conditions that existed in china for hundreds cf years showing that In every respect . China should uave received Christi anity earlier than any other nation. Ile then pointed, to the remarkable change which haa occurred in ovary portion of that country, directly due to the advent of Christianity in that kingdom. He told of the h?vdahips endui te by the missionaries who have - been teni troin the I nlted States and from every othrr Country, but said that each and every one of them should feel well repaid by the tre (Continued on fourth page;) House Refuses to Further Investigate (By Associated Press.) Washington, Jan. 27.-By a vote of 227 to 28 the house late today refused to investigate further the election contest between RepresantAHv? Waa ly -cf Charleston and Mayor Grace, sud. iheu passed a resolution to seat Whaley. Federals at Southern Pises. (By Associated Press.) Baltimore, Jae. 27.-Southern Pines, N. N., b^s been selected as the spring training grounds for the local Federals.- Manager Knabe ex pects to make aahort visit there soon 'or th0 purpose of completing ar rangements. ** . te ke Conditions to require the production cC records and papera. Seven subjects of injury are spec!* flori in th? resolution: Whether the postal services are in terested with; whether the I inmigra tion laws ara violated; whether citi zens have been arrested and tried contrary to tho constitution OT laws ot the United States; whether condi tions have been caused by agreements and combinations contrary to law for controlling the production, sala and transportation, of coal or copper; ?whether anns and Ammunition have" been shipped into the fields for the purpose of excluding the products ol the mines from competitive marketa fa Interstate trade; whether peonage ?lats or has boan maintained; If s ny or all of these ovuditlona ex^ta ; what causes led np to them, .