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{STABLIStED 1865. C.. IPIRI9AY, JULY 10. 1903
Occupants of the Vatican Overcome by
onstant Watching and Fatigue.
Rome, July -1.15 a. .--The
life of Pope Leo continues to bang
by a thread, with the expectation
that at any moment may bring the
.,Unal catt.9trophe. Yet the wonder.
al I vitality of the remarkable old
man is combating a complication of
diseases which would endanger a
Atrong man in the prime of life. It
-ould appear that everyone in the
.1atican is-obliged to give away to
Nverpowering fatigue, so munh more
ranq.uil is in the palace than out
side, people being still congregated
on the piazza of St. Peter's as this
dispttch was filed. The corner of
he ralace which remained lighted
:he longest was the - apartment of
3Jardinal*Rampollo, where the lights
were extinguished only a short time
after those in the room where Mgre
Volponi, one of the Pontiff's most
intimate friends, is lying in a seri
one condition as a result of the at
tack of syncope that he suffered to
day. Pope Leo, as though he had
second sight, has asked several times
why Mgre Volponi has not been
to see him. Naturally the condition
of Mgre Volponi has been kept from
the Pope.
Throughout yesterday the reports
from the sick room alternated with
fears and hopes. At times rumors
of the gravest character gamed our.
rency. Out of the mass of contra
dictory reports the essential features
of the Pope's actnal condition ire
indicated in the bulletins issued at
9:45 yesterday morning and at 8:15
last evening bearing the signatures
of the two attending physicians.
Their official bulletin was supple
mented in the course of personal
conversation irn which tLey showed
that they entertained scarcely any
hopes of recovery. Yet they al
ways qualified their statements, set.
ting forth the remarkable constitu.
tional strength and indoiiitable en
ergy of the pationtt as the most
striking evidence of his almost su.
perhuman will. They instanced the
dying man's leaving the bed during
the morning and t aking several
steps, unaided save by a cane, to an
arm chair. When this became known
many were disposed to criticise the
doctors for permittiing such an ex
hansting effort, but it was explained
that the entire abseunce of fever, the
temperature b)eing even below nor
mal, eliminated the danger- of syn
cope from this exertion. Moreover,
the attending physicians recognized
that they were battling with a man
of iron will, who does niot know the
meaning of restraint. Fortuniiately,
all the climatic condlitions ini Rome
for the time using are fav 'rable to
Athe sufferer. The enicouraging con
dit.ions are further anums'ntedl by
the constant use of arii ilemnl mieans
of exhileration, ineliidinrg a st eady
supply of oxygen.
Except for tihe brief timnie he passed
in the arm chair, the Pope hliy in bed(
throughout thme day, shifi inrg hiis pos5i
t ion frequently3 wit hont assist aince,
and occasionally tiaking a1 small
draught of diluted wine with the
yolks of eggs. The only solid food
he has taken is calves brains and
meat broth.
'The later oflicial bulletin, follow.
ing a consult at ion bet ween Dre Lap
poni andl Mazzoni, completely con
tradicted the alarmist reports, and
gave a hnost., favorable statement.
This was disclosed int thme improved
pulse, better respirat-ion and atmel.
iorated general coniditioni. Dr. Maz
zoni said in a conversation following
the issuance of the 8 15 p mn. b)ulletini
that, while I ih Pope's condition
still continued desperate, recovery
was niot- entirely imipssible.
No PIty for the Little Oacst
Atlanta, Ga., .July 8. --The House
of Rtepresenitativos of the (Gerneral
Assembly today, by a vote of 89) to
75, killed the child labor bill, which
prevented the einiploy inrg of children
in cotton nills under a certain age
A Declqration of Principles, of the Students
Attending the Summer School
of the South.
University of Tennessee, Knoxville,
July 4, 1908 -On this day, sacred
as marking the 127 year of th Re.
public, we, the teachers of the .ath,
representing its every section and its
every form of educational effort, come
together in reverent memory of all
that this Republic of Commonwealths
has been, in patriotic love for all
that it is to us and in unfaltering
faith in all that it shall be to the
men and women after us. Once more,
relying upon the God of our fathers,
we pledge ourselves in heart and
soul and mind to the service of the
free democracy of equal men. Again
we recall, with a profound sense of
gratitude, the sacrifice, the toil, the
courage, the faith of those who have
gone before us and made this rich
ness ours. With this sense of grati
tude comes the realization that we
are unworthy of our inheritance un
less we strive without ceasing to hand
it down not only unimpaired, but
bettered, enriched and broadened till
its beneficent influences shall be
brought to every child born in the
Republic. We bring to mind, more
over, what of power and influence
the men and women of our own sec
tion have contributed to make this
inheritance so precious. It is there
fore, meet that we should think over
once more on this State day the en
terprise and energy of Southern men
in setting and making habitable the
fairest portion of this continent, the
wisdom of Southern statesmen in
shaping and moulding this Union of
States and laying the foundation of
democracy, the courage and heroism
of Southern soldiers, of wars within
and wars without; the sacritice, the
patience, the fortitude of Southern
men and women in facing arid solv
ing problems of peace; problems no
less momentous in their results than
the battles of war. With all these
memories crowding upon us and ap
pealing to us we commit ourselves
anew to an unfailing belief in the
principles of denrocracy and to an
abiding love for this Union of States
as its only proper home. As teach
ers and educators we declare:
1. That the fundamental princi.
ples of democracy is to be found in
its faith in the individual man and
in all that he may be to himself, to
the family, to the State to the Church.
II That the child problem of the
democracy has, therefore, to do with
the training-the training of head,
of hand, of heart-of each child born
into the State, so that he may do the
work of life with the least waste of
opportunity and material.
III. That the school, the college
the un iversity are the supreme sources
for calling forth and training the
wealth latent in childhood, so that it
may become a contributing part of
the larger wealth of society.
IV. That all questions with wvhich
we of the South are dealing-ques
tionis touching industry, commerce,
religion, literature, the social and po.
lit ical order-all wait on thre su premre
question of education and cannot be
s0 oe until the darkness of ignior
anmce and prejudice give way to thre
light, of intelligence and wisdom.
V. That the appalling mass of il
literacy and ignorance wvhich have
come to us as an historical inheri
tance instead of oppressing called
to us in trumpet tones to (10
bat tle in the highest cause that we
as a great and heroic, a brave people
have ever been engaged in.
VI. That, with the keen realiza
tion of what we have to do and of the
nature of the struggle we are enter
ing upon, the resources of all the
States should be pledged to the main
tenance of this struggle till the vic
tory shall have been won.
VII. Tihat this struggle cannot
be successfully carried onl without
certin essential t hinigs and for these
we make appeal to our patriotic finl
low citizens every where:
1. Higher standards and tihe best
eq1uipment for the preparation of
teachers in scholarship and profes
sional training.
2. Better school houses in town
and countr,rv longer school terms and
larger salaries, so that teaching may
in truth- become a profession and in
Vito the best talent.
3. Expert *upervision in countr)
as well as in town, with country su
perintendents trained for the grea
interests committed to their keeping
4 Such consolidation in the rura
districts as will bring the best with
in the reach of every child.
5. A deeper, broader, a saner ap
preciation on the part of the genera
public of the needs, the requirementi
and the value of every phase of edu
cational efforts-an appreciation tha
will orgmrize all the social forces o:
thecommunity-theChurch, women'E
clubs -and all civic bodies-for the
highest interests of education.
VIII. We believe and declare thal
the moral and spiritual side of edii
cation is of prime importance. Any
education of youth which forgets thiE
is radically wrong, fatally and funda
mentally defective. A civilizatior
based not on the moral and the
spiritual is a civilization lacking the
chief elements of permanency.
IX. As an inevitable corallary
we hold that every teacher shoulk
not only know something thoroughlN
and know how to teach it properly
but ought, in his inmost soul, to bu
something worthy. Character first
knowledge second, methods third.
In conclusien we desire to expresi
our gratitude to the brosid patriotistv
and generous liberality of the gen
eral education board and the South
ern education board, to the Univer
sity of Tennessee, to the citizens o
Knoxville, for making possible t hi
summer training school of the South
With all their vision of witalt its in
lih.ece might bo, we boliove the
have builded better even than they
H. U. Snyder, chairman, South
Carolina ; W%'. W. Benson, Alabama;
Miss Stokes, Arkansas ; 1-1. A. Wood
ward, Florida ; V. V. Morgan, Gtor
gia; George E. Haucock, Kentucky
J. 0. Taylor, Louisiana ; Alfro
Huwe, Mississippi ; I. T. Wynche
North Carolina ; S. E. Hill, Ton.
nessee ; Ernest Villavaso, TeXaH
Thomas W. Jordan, Virginia.
An Address That Touches Present Day
New York Sun.
The mnasterly address deliveret
yesterday at Tallulah Falls by th<
chief judge of the court of appah
of New York before the Georgia Bai
Association led step by step to a coni
elusion which Judge Parker stated
not in his own strong and clear Eng
lish, but in the language supremi
court of the United States itself, ir
the case of Hiolden against Hardy
"The constitution of the Unitet
States, wvhich is necessarily and to
large extent inflexible and exceed
ingly difficult of amendment, shouk
not he so construed as to deprive thi
States of the power to so amendl thoi:
laws as to make t hem conform to the
wishes of the citizens as they mta;
deem best for the p)ublic welfari
without bringing them into conflic
with the supreme of the land."'
In not a sentence, line or word o
.Judge Parker's learned discussioi
of the phrase ''Due p)rJce)ss of law,'
in regard to federal powers ami
State p)owers, is there a trace of poi
litical intention or the su1spicion of
bid for political favor. There wvas
perhaps, never dlelivered an addros
on such an1 occasion more obviousl'
dictated on the highest plane of ju
dlicial reasoning. Andl yet some
how it happened that no traini o
thought could have concerned momr
immedhia' ely a11ndint imately our con
temporary politics in the larges.t an
most important sense.
The distinguished honois nov'
paid( to Judge Altoni B. Pariker ii
the South anid the interest which hii
remarks will im,pire there am
throughout the Uniiion are tne t<
somneth ing mtore t han a gen eralI re
ognitioni of his em,inet qualities o
mind( and c,haracter.
The time is gettIing ripo for t hi
statemianshi p wvhich cani undi~erst an<
not less prompt ly and perfect I;
thani the hiighest judi icial jitllIi
genice what is ment by duie proes
of law.
Five Others are to be taken-FUneral of
the CoufederAte Veteran Larg6ly At
tended- Evans' Whereabouts Said
to be Knwmn.
The State, 8th.
The inquest over the body,of John
T. Phillips, the old Confederate sol.
dier who was murdered by Charles
Evans, afteiards lynched, was con
cluded yesterday afternoon.
Long distance telephone comnmun
ication with Norway developed the
fact that important evidence was ad
duced at the inquest, implicating not
only Jim Evans, the brother of the
negro who was lynched, but it was
found that nine other negroes were
concerned in the crime. These are
Joe Ferris, William Donaldson, Ed
Thomas, Ulysses Johnsoni, John
Solden, Luther JohMsoin, William
Johnson, Sherman Staly and Pink
Hartwell. Immediately after the
inquest was concluded searching
purtiis were sont out and four of
these negroes were arrested and
lodged in the guard house. The
negroes arrested were Villiam Don
aldson, Ed Thomas, Ulysses John.
son and John Selden. Th others
could not be found up to a late hour
last evening.
'lhe sheriff i at. Orangehurg was
comumilIIcated With and he was
asked to go to Norway and take
charge of the prisoners. Mr. Solo.
iotis stated last night that overy
thing Wasli quieit tit preselt aind that.
last night there was no guard placed
in town. The arrest of thw negroes,
however, created a great deal of ex
citement, and there is still a fooling
of much uneasiness throughout the
The funoral of Mr. Phillips at
tructed a great crowd of farmers
ill i around the county, and after the
intterment there was some very
frank (-xpressions of opinion. The
service Wsli coldiucted by the lRev.
)r. 1). II. Crosland, assisted by the
Rev. D. B. Morse.
~ Theo pallbearers were all Confed
orato veterans. They included: J.
1). Brown, Janmes lutto, Ira M
liuffman, J. it. Walker, 11. ). Wil
liams and 0. W. Sanford, all citizeis
of more or less prominence in the
community. More than a score of
the immediate members of the old
soldier's family were in attendance
at the obsequies.
WVarren Phillips, a younger
brother of the doed man, who is
employed as a mortorman on the
Columbia street railway, returned to
this city yesterdlay afternoon. He
said the situnation in the county was
still a very serious one. H-e was in
formed at the funeral yesterday that
of course whoen he is taken it is more
than p)rob)able that there wvilIl)be
more trouble. He left Norway be
fore the four negroes were arrestedl
and could not say what effect. their
imprisonment had hadl on the peopile.
The negroes wore munch stirred up,
however, and the white people were
still very angry over the (last ardly
mulrder of the aged soldier. I4ast
night wvas the first night since the
lynching that the town wvas not undler
an armed guard. Thew negroes are
said to he sillI conigregalted in num
bers at. Bush P'onid, and( it has beeni
found imnpossilie to resunme work at.
the mills in the county on account
of their absenco.
The State', 9.
A long dlist anie message from Nor
way Iast even inig st atedi that three
more of thle othier negroes. P inuk Ii art.
Iwell, Shmerman SI aly and1( Jon Serious,
were arresteid yest erday. Nothing
canI be learnod of Jim lCvanis, how
ever, aI ltgh the' coulntry rounida
bout Norway hade b eenm thloroughly
scoured for hi m. All wais quiet ini
the town last evening anud Mr. Wv. 11.
Solonmnssaidl thaut lhe thought that
- thie trouble was finually over with.
Th'le 'guaErdl has been oentirely removed
from ihe towii
Items of More or Less Interest Condensed
In the State.
'I'he lPostmiast er G onoral hatti immued
order establishing city free do
livery in Anderson, in Septein.
The annual summer meeting of
the South Carolina Agricultural and
Mechanical Soeiety will be held at
Clemson College in August.
Lightning struck a barn on the
plantation of Mr. C. C. McAliley, in
in Chestor County, Monday, lkilling
one negro and severely shocking
sOveral ot hors. A valuable horse
was killed, but little dallage done to
the house.
The depot of the Southern Raiil
way at Whitlock, a few miles north
of Winnsboro, was burned down a
few days ago. A spark from a pass
ing engine is supposod to have
caused the fire.
Ex-Sonator Jno. 1,. AlcLaurin has
returnod to Bonnottsvillo. I oie owtis
a nico plantation near Cio viald at
about $15,0()(.
Ervine Waldrop, of Greenville
'Jouity, was killed by a .revolving
wheel at a grist mill oil Monday.
One arn was severed from his body.
Items of More or Less Interest Condensed
Outside the State.
J ohn "ieroven, Jr., imanigor of the
Savannah i ice il ill Co., at Savannah,
(la., comnimit ted suicido by shooting on
Monday. It iH bolieved lie had mlis
used his aIti)liority to sign the coim
pan3m's n1arie, iivolving ic in financial
During a violent, stormi at Loums.
burg, N. C., on Monday, the residence
of F. Al. Davis was struck by light
ming, his seven-yoar-old son and his
wife's siter being killed instantly.
The House of the Georgia Logisla
hire has killed by an overwhelming
vote the resolution providing for the
apportionment of money among
schools for white ain colored yout,hs,
accordimg to the taxable property of
the two races.
John S. 11nminot., of Bradford coun
ty, Fila., has boon arrested charged
with the holding of a white girl in
peoiage. The charge includet very
cruel treatiumit.
W i. Baker, of Cumberland, Md.,
was found dead Monday night. with
a bullet hole through his breast. He
and1( his wife had qluarrelled the
evening before andl it is supposed
she commuiitted the crime.
The announcement is iuadoe that
Grover Clevelandl will run for Presi
deot if lie can be shown that it is his
dluty to hiis country andl his piarty.
A fast mail traini on the Southern
Rtailway's main line at .Roccklish, Va.,
collided wit h a local freight on
Tuesdlay kill ing twent,y.-three p0r
sons amnd seriously wournding nine
Thie twenty-ninth anmnal He.ssioni
of the inmperial Council of the An.
cieni.t Order oIf thle Alyst.ic Shrine is
ini 50ss1o11 thlis woek iii New Yorl<.
Mrs. Henr.y huller Meets 'TragIe heath
Near Eldter.
A\t hens, Ia , J1uly 7.--Sunday
afternoon at tile home of W. J1. 10lder,
niear l bler, ()oceo count y, Mrs.
Henry Butler, who had been visiting
there for a fewv days,5 met wiuth a
tragic deathI.
Mrs. But lor had( gone out to I hie
wvell to (draw a bucket of wvateor anid
was in the act of dIrawinig up the
bucket. wvheun the rope b)roke and(
Mrs. Butler was jerked forward into
the wveli.
IIler heoad was jamumed into ouie of
the Iboeket s as far as her shoulders
and er bodII sy shot. downwvard t hrough
a1 spae oI((f II0 feet to the bott orn of
the wvell, ini which there was several
feet (If water.
A nieighbor hlearimng thel niSi) ran
to I lie well, t lhen gatvet h e alairm and1
in a few mainuttes the body of Mrs.
untler was drawn uip, feet foremost.
She was (lead whlen hnr hod was
Barnwell Maid, Who, Using 1Her Wits,
Drove off a Mob She Played a
Very Neat Trick.
Special to Tho Stite.
Barnwell, inily 0.-Lerbert Sand
ors wam shot Saturday, July 4(h, by
Seatborn Mooro, al it is said tihe
wounl-ld it fatal. It is said there was
a dance at ir. LewiH Crvoch's, near
Kline's, nd1111 during the dance these
young mel had Holme un1pleasautuoso,
which resulted is above. Pull par
ticulars cantiot be gottn at. this
writting. Moore is in jail, having
surrendered hinmself to Sheriff
Last. night, 10 miaskod men went to
the jail, where they demandod ll oore,
and being told by the shorilf's daugh
ter that he was at church with her
father, the shiriff, they then do.
manded the koys of the jail, which
she told them Abe would got. for them
from the next room, anid on return
ing from the room se cano armed
and draving a loadei wapon she
prisentod it anid delil them, I horoby
running them away. In a short t imo
the sheriff returned from church and
at on1co got uip a guard for tho jnil
consist-ing of the maN or aid many of
our best citizontm. Nothing fuirIher
took placo diriig the night. and the
town is quiet today
Captain Grifflltl Thinks that Fair Crops
May be Made With luck.
The Stto, 81th.
Capt. Urifliti, Stiperintedent. of
the Penitent.iary, shat yosterday
that with showerm and a late fall he
thought. that the Stato laris might
mako an average crop, altihoigh tho
outlook jiust. now was cuisidorably
below the average.
There are now ill) prisonor of
whom -125 are itiarcerated in the
penitentiary horo. The health
among the prisoners i minustally
good, there being only three bunksi
occupied on ym4tordiay. Of course
this dos not inchiale ho tibercn
losis cases, of which there are al
ways a large number in the Poni
tentiary. Ctapt. Grilith is very
an1lXiolis to get the St.ate to estallisl
a hospital at. the enitentiary whero
these cas1H 11111' bm lookod after
properly and where they may be on.
tirely isolatod from tho other priH
oners ais thero is always great dai
ger of contagion.
All the F:actories In tipper Carolina will
Soon be Run by lilectricit y.
G+reenwood, 1Jully tI.--In view of
acdtual arranlgemtent alatready3 mtade it
is no0 Utopian dreami toi xay that ini a
very few years the whole cotton mill
industry iln uppe)r Souith Carolina
will be chanigedl so far ax power ix
conicernedi. The chanigo referredl to
iS Usinug elect ricity as tinot ive power
insxteadl f st eamt. (Groelnwood 'x t,wo
miilis, t he GJrendlel arui Oreornwood,
Nos I andl 2, are' in co)mbinec, ax are
also thle lItltoni NIill and iil tlite a
nulmiber of the (1 reenIvil le miilix. The
cornpany which has arranigid to
furnmish the p~~~oe alreadiy hats so11no
chasedi thle shols at ( Ludly 'a idge
over the Sal uuda, in An dersoni Coun.ii
ty. This INcol npanyI 3 is cot111iised of
Northern capita1lisitx. Cap t. I;. A.
Smnyt he, of Peolzer, ix the onily South
Carolinian who ix iritoroste oi l the
company. Ax xstateid above, ti Is is
not ai possibility, buIt. an actunal fact.
The millx enumerated have actually
arrangedl to takie the piowor--all the
terms, price, etc., having b)een aic
c01pted. Th'le ofluect ont the cotton
mll indust ry, far as this section is
conIcernedC, is far reach ing. T'he day
of the steamii (1nino( 'lOllms doonmed.
It goes without saytrig that the
change will be one0 of economlIy to
the meIl in the cost of Power.
As a result of the bireakmg of the
Oakford Park dlam at 'Joanotto, Pa.,
it ix estimatedl that the -lIunb)er who
lost their lives is about twenty, iln
steadl of 200, as at firat reported.
PronerLy lxa abunt aI ,t)non non
County Jail Stormed Shooting of an Officer
by a Negro and Attempt to Lynch Mur
derer Resulted in Race Riot.
Evansvil le, July 7. - tro prejudice
between blacks and whifi,m broughton
a reign of terror hero Hunday, which
has notlendod All of last night and
all day yesterday armed men thr(at
noed the lives of citizeie. Oun sorns
wore broken opent and wonponim mi-I
amnunition were seizod by blacks
and whites. The county jail is partly
wrecked, and an aigry mob of 2,t00
whites broke in to hunt, for a black
victim; the wall was forced with a
battering rain; negro lives were ram-'
sacked and shot to pieces in the search
for the black and an armed company
of drilled blacks marched through
the streets threatening the lives of
all white.
The race riot was the immediate
outcm of the shooting of Patrolman
Nimasey lriday night by Lee l1rown,
a negro. 13rown and another negro
had engaged in a u(Inarrol, and Brown
had sworn to kill his antagonist. He
rau toward his home to secure a re
volver, and Patrolman Massey, hear.
ing of the trouble, lay in wait for
Brown. As the negro canim back
armed, hunting his enemy, Massey
stepped from a doorway and laid his
hand on Brown's shoulder. firown
turned quickley, a revolver in his
hand, uand shot t110 police1ar1 in the
abdomlen. The oflicer as he lay on
the sidewalk, fired at B3rown and
wouintded him dangerously.
Patrolian Massey afterward died
from the effects of his wooind.
Brown was arrested and hurriedly
placed in the Evansville jail.
Excil)IIIent has been0 intense an(i
since the arrest of Brown the jail has
been guarded night and (lay*
An outbreak was feared and the
negro was secretly removed from the
jail and taken to Vincennes, where
he now lies in the new jail at the
point of death from his wounds.
The jail is being guarded by armed
deputies, who will remain on duty
all night.
An enraged mob of whites last
night, mado at determined attack on
the jail in an effort to secure the
negro with the intention of lynohing
A perfect reign of terror prevailed
for hours and the authorit is were
practically powerless.
Evansville, Ind., July 7.-Ti.s city
is <iuit this rnorning and t here are
no signs of the mob vioece that
agi tamted the pop)ulat ion all of Iast
Business is mioving ill the even
tonor of its way. A trip ini the busi
nless sectionl reveals thle fact t hat
much damage wss done to numerous
store's, especially t.o the hardlware
houses, mrany of which were entered
and robbed of guns and1( anrmunation.
Thousands of shots were fired during
he ntight, but so far as learned, no
orini was killed, althlough numnbers of
people are said to have been wounded.
Heveral negroes wore caught by miob~s
and( abnmost beaten to death beforei
the police could save them.
Thire c'hei f dlemionstration in the
night was a charge on the county jail
bet weeni 1(1 and 1 o'clock. Several
thousand men crowded thle streets
before the building and finally Ob..
tainied entrance t hrough the fortified
gates to the yard where they began
to batter the winudows of the jail.
PfYorts to prevent this were futile,
and the crowdl held sway, the police
of the city being occupied with hold.
Ing the sight seers from invading the
front. part of the building and ran
Backing the sheriff's residence.
After the mob was thoroughly
satisfied that Lee Brown, the mo r.
(derer of Pat rohnran Massey wVas not
in the building, they separatedl into
squads(1 of 4t0 or 5t)01and paraded thIe
downt own streets until daylight
shooting p)romIiscuiously and visiting
the niegro qutarters. The negroes
are terrorized.
The local company of the state
militia has been ordIeredl out, and
will be reinforced biy tomnpanies from
southern. Indiaina.

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