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~STABLLSH ED 1 ~ N~FW13EHRY. M. C'.. F~RII)AY, JULY 17, 1903 ~ A YEAR
Dr. Mazzoni Gives a Stat---.ient, Showing
That He Cannot Pos , Recover.
His Personal Appearence.
Rome, July 15.-Dr. Mazzoni, in
reply to the question, "Can't the
pope recover ?" gave O.he Associated
Press correspondent tonight the fol
lowing statement:
Rome, via Coudotti 9, July 15.
At the present moment the disease
of his holiness has lost its character
of absolute gravity which it had at
'ts acute period. It might be con
Aidered t. 've entered the period of
a VI . solution. This might oc
i , in a man of strong fibre and
young, but it is impossible to enter
Itain such a hope in the case of a
)nan in his94th year. With him the
P hysical energy absolutely indis
pensable for recovery is lacking.
Pope Leo's organism is perfef-t, and
as such maintains itself after 93
years of never interrupted work, but
his motor force is no longer sufficient
for the complex functions essential
to life. In other words, the 98 years
of Pope Leo XIII bring him into
that category of extraordinary long
evity when life is destined to flicker
out independent of the action of any
pathological complication. The only
service that science and affection can
render is tliat of struggling to have
thin precious existence preserved to
us us long as possible.
Gaetani Mazzoni.
One of the doctorm in attendance
on the pontiff gave the Associated
Press correspondent a graphic, but
horrible word picture of Fope Leo as
he appeared today. That smil6
which lighted up the pontiff's face,
even in ext reme age, has disappeared
probanly forever. The skin is drawn
tightly over the t>ony framework of
his face, leaving the once bright
eyes staring dimly from the deep
sunken sockets. A grayish pallor
overspreads his countenance, but the
most noticeable ravage wrought by
his present disease is the dropping
of the lower jaw, which has made
the pope's features take on the fixed
rigidity of death.
During the (lay the pope took a
slight amount of nourishment.
Through the mornmng he was quite
restless, shifting uneasily on his
bed1 and1 complaining of being unable
to secure an easy position. L'iter he
became drowsy, and during the after
noon had some sleep.
The total number of disptches
iqui ring about' the pope's htealt h re
ceived at t he vat icani today reached
26,000, including somne lenighty
e'bfvs fromt half itrotundt the' world.
TIhe total cost of themse telegrams
is estinmated ati $36,000. This enor
mlous (delnge taxes to Ilt ntmost the
resources or the v,t ican1 adriin istra
tion. A larga force or priests and
seminaries is t em porari ly aiding the
ofiiils in inaking responses, which
b)ear thme signtature omf Cardinal
Roosevelt's Caudidacy Bndorsed by Ken
tuckians.-AIlmost A Stampede
To Bradley.
Louisville, Ky., July 15. -Specta.
enlar in the ex' ren.e was the opening
session of the Kentucky Republican
convention at the audlitorium this
afternoon and the sit uatiion is full of
p)ossibilities for umore interesting
events. The two salient features of
the afternoon session were first, an
endorsemunt of President Roosevelt's
candidacy in 190)4, and seon,d abnmost
a stampedle to former Gov. Wan. 0.
Bradley, who is not an announced
candlidate, for governor.
The endorsemient of President
Roosevelt's candidacy in 1904 upset
the calculation of several shrewd
leaders, who it is alleged were figur
ing on ignoring that point.
Items of More or Less Interest Condensed
Outside the State.
George J. Gould has announced
that Baltimore will be made the
Atlantic port of the great Wabast
system of roads from Ogden it
Utah and El 1 aso on the Mexican
border. This means great things
for Baltimore. The various Wabash
roads will be welded into one grand
Fifty thousand and more skilled
mechanics in the building trades ir
New York have returned to wori
this week, their unions having voted
to accept tho terms of the employ.
era, one of the effeets of which is tc
do away with walking delegates and
to'refer all disputes to an arbitra
tion board.
The Prince of Wales breakfasted
on the U. S. battleship Kearsage
with Rear Admiral Cotton one day
this week. The Keareage was in the
harbor at Portsmouth, Eng. The
Prince carefully inspected the great
It is stated that the Servian au
thorities have unearthed a conspira
cy to avenge the murder of King
Alexandre by killing his successor,
the present King Peter. Several
arrests have been made.
The case against Ernest Hay wood
indicted for the killing of Ludlow
Skinner, at Raleigh, N. C., whicL
was set for trial this week, has been
postponed until October 1. The
case has excited a great deal of in
terest throughout the country, both
on account of the circumstances of
the killing and the prominence of the
Cleveland Kelley, a negro who at.
tempted a criminal assault upon a
white woman in Newton County.
Ua.,several days ago has disappeared.
When last seen he was fleeing with
a posse of determined men close be
hind him. The posse returned hoime
stating they had aband3ned the
search. It is supposed they lynchec
the negro.
Maude Jordine, a 17-year old girl
has been arrested at Bloomington
111., for the m6rder.of her two-year
old sister. The baby was found hidder
in some bushes horribly mutilated
It is alleged the young lady had n
special interest in the renzoval of hei
baby sister.
Tlhere seems to be a general un
derstanding that the name of Rober
Shaw Oliver, who has just been ap
pointed Assistant Se,cretary of War
will he favorably considered for Sec
rotary of War when Secretary Roo
retires It has been known for some
time, it is reported, that Secretary
Root will retire upon the completior
of certain matters which he has it
Three troops of United Statel
regulars fought among themselves a
Wilson, Arizona. A corporal wai
fatally wounded and a trumpete
shot through both thighs. Aboui
100 shots were fired, arid abou
fifty men are implicated. Cause o
the tronble is not known.
T1he battleship Kearsage loft Ports
mouth, England, WVednesday fo
Frenchman's Bay, Me. The tril
across the Atlantic will be made
test of the great ship's speed. Iti
estimated that the trip will tak
about ten days. The trial will b
watched withI a great deal of in
Items of More or Less Interest Condense
In the State.
James H. Trhilan was remove<
from Columbia to t,he Lexington jai
on Monday. All the papers havy
been transferred to Lexingtoni.
There are tori negroes in jail' a
Orangeburg implicated in the mnur
der of Mr. Phillips at Norway an,
in the subsequent riots.
The contract for erecting the hand
some new college building at Edge
field has been awarded to a Columbi
contractor at $18,000.
Six Members of the First Church at Flor
ence, who had Dallied with.Terp
sihore, Disciplined.
News and Courier.
Florence, July 18.-The First Bap.
Church yesterday squarely declared
against dancing among its mem
Some weQks ago several young men
and women who had 1,een attending
various dances in and near the* city,
and who were members of the church,
were reported to the Conference for
participating in the dance. A com
mittee of three members was ap
pointed to call upon the young mem
bers and use every influence to have
them quit dancing, and to see what
they had to say about the matter, and
to report back to the Church at the
June Conference. The committee
did not complete its work, however,
at1d at the June Conference was given
further time.
Yesterday they reported that one
of the young gentlemen and two of
the young ladies had seen their mis
take and offered an apology and
promised that they would comply
with the Church rules and quit danc
ing. These were upon that promise
unanimously excused and pernitted
to retain their fellowship.
Two of the young gentlemen and
one of the young ladies, however,
would not promise to quit dancing,
and upon motion it was unanimously
decided that fellowship be withdrawn,
and the names of these three young
people were by vote erased from
Church membership. Thus ends a
Church matter that has been of great
moment to the Baptists of Florence.
The whole proceeding was of a very
quiet nature, and was not done with
any intention of notoriety or with
any spirit of ill will toward the young
people who had danced. Had the
three last mentioned been willing to
give up the dance fellowship would
not have been withdrawn, but there
was no alternative.
Stockholders Of Pacolet Decide To Issue
$1,000,000 Preferred Stock To
Draw I Per Cent.
Spartanburg, July 14.-A meeting
of the stockholders of the Pacolet
Manufacturing company was held in
the office of the mills in this city this
afternoon at 4 o'clock. The out-of
town stockholders present were: S.
M.,Milliken, S.D. Brewvster,NewYork ;
S. P. Snelling, Boston, Mass.; Robert
Waring, Baltimore, Md.; Frank E.
Taylor, Charleston. The only busi
ness transacted at the meeting was
the voting of a resolution to increase
the capital stock of the Pacolet mills
from $1,000,000 to $2,000,000 by the
issuing of $1,000,000 . of preferred
stock. This issue will be divided
into $10,000 shares at the par value
of $100 per share. Thie action of the
stockholders means that the Pacolet
imills will be rebuilt, and the indazs
trial expansion which was checked
and seriously hampered by the flood
of June 6th will be carried on tc
greater proportions.
Mr. M. V. Rticharls, land arid in.
dustrial agent of the Southern Rail,
way, brought the northern stockhol
ders of the Pacolet mills to the cit)
this morning in a handsome privath
car. During his stay here Mr. Rich.
ards visited about in the city aut
this evening he spoke very encourag
ingly of Spartanburg, her resources
her spirit and her people. It is hii
opinion that in 10 years the flood o
this summer will be a dim visionary
memory. Industrial developmmen
will follow and crowd each to anel
an extenit that loss pnd misfortun*
will be forgotten. "Capital wall a?
Iways be found for a section whos4
citiizenship is composed of such peo.
Spie as are here," he asserted. "Wh3
in some p)lace there would not be life
confidence and at reungthI - enongh t<
recuperate from such a providentia
blow b)ut here you see business carriet
on with vim andl vigor, just as thougi
nothing had happened and every.
body looks- hopeful and cherry."
F ilying machines should be equip
ped with air brake.
The. Murderer Assaulted Brother of Dead
Man and Then Escaped to
the Swamp.
The State.
Batesburg, July 15.-News has
just reached here that Willie Hall, a
young white man living eight miles
south of this place, just over the
Aiken county line, was killed this
afternoon by a negro, George Ed.
Hall kept a country store and was
postmaster at Uhiquepin, in Aiken
The killing was on the Lexington
side, one mile from H all's home.
The negro was in the house of
Lewis Head, another negro, and Hall
was in the yard. Edwardn used a
single barreled shotgun, and after
firing on Willie he assaulted Judson
-lall, a younger brother, and would
have killed him had not others pre
Edwards escaped to the swamp
Bloodhounds have been wired for
and much excitement prevails.
Judge hantzler Pixes the Amount at
$4,000-A Crowd at the
The State.
Laurens, July 15.--John 0. W ham
was granted bail in the sum of $4,
000 by Judge Dantzler this afternoon
at 7.30 o'clock. Wham killed L. W.
Ramage on July 9. Ferguson &
Featherstone and W. R. Richey ap
peared for Wham; Solicitor Sense
and 0. L Schumpert for the State.
A large crowd was present.
w. L. r.
Timely Remarks on the Race Problem by
the Recognized Spokesman of the
Negro Race.
Booker T. Washington Monday
night addressed an immense audi
ence in Atlanta, in the People's tah
ernacle, the occasion being the 36th
anniversary of the First Congrega
tional church (colored). A lette
was read from Gov. Terrell, and an
address on behalf of Mayor Howell
was given by his private secretary.
Prof. Washington spoke in pari
as follows: "Every decent whit<
man and negro in the South is glat
that the time will soon be at an eni
when a negr o will be popular withb his
people in proportion as he curses the
white man and can be promoted t<
p)ositionls of trust and honor, in pro
portion as he has been successful ir
unfairly condemnning the negro. Le
us all rather leam n a lesson from on<
of the greatest of Southerners, WVade
Hampton, of South Carolina, whc
on his dying bed, ut.teredl the words
"God bless all of my p)eople, whit
and black."
"I appreciate from the bottom (
my heart the tremendous and trying
strain that is now upon us, and ho1
ditlicult it is for us to nmake progrer
under such circumustances; but I be
lieve that the miomemtous perio
through which we are nowv passini
will draw to our support the goo
operation of larger numbers of whit
men in the South as well as in th
North, if we only exercise due pi
'tience, self-control and courage."
,Walker Mauldin Killed, Under Unusu.
Circumstances, Presumably by
Burt Moore.
Pickeuns, July 14. --Walker Maul
dlin was killed last night in the north
western portion of this county. He
with several others, went to a hous
of unsavory rep)ute to expostulat
with a mani named Burl Moore3, wh~
had beern a frequent visitor. Th
party was fired on fromu the houw
and Mauldin, receiving a load
small shot at close range, was instant
ly killed.
Moore, who it is supposed was th
only man in the house at the tim,
hass hann arrensted.
Will Holland a Bad Character Shot and
Killed in a House of Unsavory
News and Courier.
Columbia, July 14 --This morn
ing before 6 o'clock, there was a fatal
shooting in the tenderloin district.
As a result of the shooting Will Hol.
land a young white man, was carried
mortally wounded in the Columbia
flospital, where he died this after
noon at 4.15.
Magistrate Fs. F. McMaster held
an inquest over the body tonight and
found thlt Holland came to his
death from gun-shot. wounds inflicted
by J ames 1-. Burkhalter. J. H.
B3urkhalter, Who is a White man, wag,
sent. to jail along with Pansy Taylor
and the other intimates of her house.
Some timo ago Holland was married
to the Taylor woman and lived with
her for a few months. She ran him
away from Columbia about. a month
ago, on account. of his numerous diffi
culties with the police authorities.
Holland is a young man of about 24
years and has a bad reputation here.
1e has spon( over two thirds of his
life in jail and has participated in
several shooting srapes in Columbia.
Ie returned to Colmmbia two
weeks ago and declared that he
would get his wife back if he had to
wmdi m hiis own blood.
The inmates of the house claim
that about. 10 o'clock last night
young 13Urklialter, who is originally
from Waycross, Ga., but who has
been working in the telegraph office
at Cayce's for some months came to
the house and began to drink with
the others. Soon he got. full and
Pansy sent him to bed. At 6 o'clock,
it is said, Holland came into the
room through the window and began
to shoot at Burkhalter who drqw hi,
38 calibre Smuit & Wesson pistol
from under his pillow and shot him
twice, one hullet. taking effect in the
abdomen and the other in his right
flolland staggored out. into the
street aid was found in a dying con
dit ion by Officer McPheeters.
Women of Massachusetts Have Invaded
Mlany Lines of Employment.
"Sex iia Industry" is the title of a
report just, issued by the Massachu
setts bureau of statistics. The fol
lowing figures taken from the report
show how women have invaded lines
of employment in that State:
In the service of the State there
are 1,178 female clerks andl 1,6101
males; in the cities anid town, 1,268
females anrd 10,408 males. Of the
2,276 clergymen in Massachusetts 15~
are women. TPhere are 97 female
m issionaries, 8 lawyers, 462 physi.
cians, 27 dlentists, 24 surgeons, (62
editors, (60 journalists, 30 reporters.
273 actresses, against 365 actors
69 college professors, 13,222 femalt
and 1,517 male teachers, 51 womer
pursuing scientific work, 2,325 board
ing house keepers, 10 women saloor
keepers, 10 women coachmen, 6,40%
dlornestic cooks and 1,589 employet
in hotels, boarding houses, etc,
womien grooms, 42,683 domestic ser
s at,1,332 wait resses, 22 womer
barbers, against 4,922 men ; 58 femahr
lprivate secretaries, :3,021 feniiale ste
n rographers, against 533 male; 3,02)
washerwomen, 24,142 women employ
e ed in various branches of trade, 18,
e 148 womenI emplioyed in the boot1 an<t
Sshoe indul1stry, 1,992 in the mannufac
ture of jewelry, etc, 34I,.l77 in th<
clothing indust ry, I 1,44;3 drensnmak
era, 35 womien manufacturers, 38,
il1(7 femnale cottcan bijeratives, againsi
39,($14 m1rales; 9,895 female wool ler
opieratives, against. 1(6,272 males; 2,
099 female worsted operatives
against 1,695 males. There are 2,
312 femiale children who work for r
'living anid '.,223 males, or 79 uand 4 1
e) per cenit.
o Only lhe <inick action of a sleriil
e iri sentugglirig oif hiis ranr preventel
e a I 9 year-old negro from beinF
lynched ast New Balt imore, N. Y.
Tuesday, for the assault upon
Syoung white girl. The mob which
3, sought thme negro's life numbero<
|abont 1 r0.
Will Be No Balance After Relieving Re
maing Pacolet and Clifton Flood
Spartanburg Herald.
The Central Relief Committee
held an important. meeting in the
oflice of Carlisle & Carlisle. The
attendance was almost. complete. At
this mleeting a revieW of the work
wias preseil and t-he reports were
ovidonco of the extensive work
which has beon carried on through
the central committee's directions.
It was determined that after help
ing those remaining, who need help,
and who have not heretofore secured
aid, thero will bo no balance left in
the hands of the comlmnittee-the
funds will be spent. The total
anount of subscriptions to the flood
sufferers was $26,000. To date
about $22,000 of the amount has
been disbursed, leaving a little over
$3,000 with Trensurer Tennent. The
0011uittee has oxpololed the money
to the best of their knowledge and
judgment for the aid of those who
needed help and the necessities of
life, and whatever censure and criti
cism has arisen from the methods
they employed to this end, they are
conscious of having done their duty.
At. the moeting $500 was donated
for the rebuilding of the Presby
terian church at Piacolet mills, which
was swept away by the flood-this
amount, is one fifth the cost of the
The committee decided to appoint
in the near future a numbe - of sound,
conservative gentlemen a committee
to inspect the farming districts of
the Pacolet valley, and tributaries of
the Pacolet river, and ascertain the
names of the farmers who have suf
fered most from the rocent flood,
especially the tenant class. After
the reports have been accurately
made, the remiaindor of the fund
will be used in helping the farmers
to what extent the comm ittee sees fit,
in each instaInce.
Says The Cleveland Movement Is Now A
Comedy; Successful It Would
Be A Tragedy.
W. J. Bryan wai interviewed, while
in Milwauke, is., this week, as to
the Cleveland movtnemnt. Mr Bryan
"It is a con ody as it. now stands,
but a tragedy if it should succeed."
Mr Bryan dleclared thatt all he
desired to see was the nomination by
the Democratic p)art y of some one who
would stand by Democratic princi
"'By Democratic,'' said lie, "'I mean
the princip)les enunitciated at the KC an
sas City Convention of the D)emocrat ic
p)arty, t'io last opp)ortunity the party
hand to declare thle pinciples upon
which it stanids."
Asked if he believed there was any
dlanger of the old line of Cleveland
D)emocrats capturing the next Demo
cratic convention, Mr Bryan said:
"'I (10 niot think such a thing is a
pobability. If there was such a1
p)rob)abilit.y dariger would be the right
word1 to use in connection withI th(
results it would work the Democratic
Put Lee In The Capitol.
Leslie's Weekly.
The fervid and eloquent plea mnade
by Judcge SpeeOr, of Georgia, ina hii
commiencemnent a(ddresa at 1tmor'
College, ini favor of placing a statui
of Glen Rlobert E. Lee ini the Nationa
Capitol will be endorsed by man'
loyal and broad-minded men through
out the North. Nothing but a nar
row and unreasoning spirit of section
aJiam would deny to Virginia thi
privilege of thus honoring and per
Ipetuating the memory of one of lhei
!noblest and most illustrious sons. I
is in vain to talk about exercising
charity arid forgivenese for the past
about clasping haunds over the dea<
arid buried issues of other years,i
we fail when a specific opportunita
offers like this to practice what w,
Ipreach arid let our deeds be as goo
a our words,
Fiendish White Murderer Had by Influence
and Money Gotten Off With a
Life Sentence.
Maysville, Ky., July 15 --Enraged
at the tardiness of the courts, a mob
broke into the Flemingsburg jail
this morning and hangedN William
Thacker, a white man who had 1)e11
given a life sentene for the murdei
of John Gordon two years ago.
Thacker, ini a quarrel with Gordon
at Foxport, shot and killed him and
then sat on the body, vinchesti-. ')
hand, while he smioked his pipe and
dared any one to arrest, him. At the
time Talicker heamne outlawed, but
he was later arrestod arid lodged in
jail at. Fleniiogshurg. He was given
two trials and fiually got a life sen
Gordon was a good citizen and an
inol'enive man. After beii.g sen
tenced, Thacker appealed to the
court of appeals, and was waiting
for aniothor trial. Ihacker had some
money and was able to comm11ianid the
support of some infinontial men and
it was feared that be might. escape
punimlimeit, altogether.
The nob cololected at. Mount Car
mel, where Gordon onc livet, an(
came into Flemiiigsburg by twos and
threes in order not, to arouse suspi
Cion. They advainced upon tie jail
shortly after midnight. The jailer
refused to surrender the keys. He
was overpowered andl the keys taken
from him. hacker was hurried to
a tree ntear tho jail and was given
time in which to say his prayers,
which he refused to do, but. begged
for his life. To hush his cries he
was hit in the had with a rock and
his unconscious body strung up uin
til life haid becomo extinct.
Commissioner Tribble Now Has Sixty
Thousand Names, But Many are
Columbia vor. N"ws and Courior.
Commissionier of Confederato Itolls
M. P. 'Tribble will attend a meeting
of the omiissioners of Confederate
rolls in Allanita on .Jlly 20. ''his
imeeting has been called by 14.x-0ov
ernor A D. Candler, of Georgia, mid
a plan for collecting the lost rolls
will b)e discuissed. The bill that was
passed by the last CJonigress provides
for the p)ublicatiorn of original rolls
only. As there are only a ver'y
small percent age of the original army
rolls to be hiad now this Convention
will memnorializ.e Congress to allow
al. authentic company rolls to be
(Conimmissionier Tribblle has received
only a few replies to his circular M
these rolls, but has received nilanty
encouraging letters from all over the
State, anid expects in a few months
to have a complete roll of all the
Confederate soldiers from this State.
lie now hams over 60,00(0 names, b)ut
unfortunately many of thoem are
dluplicates, aind it wvill requre a
large amount oif careful revision to
get a correct list.
Dilvorce In Japan.
A t raveler recently ret iurnied from
Jap)an t ells of some of t he queer laws
in that country concerning divorce.
'"A divorce on thle pairt. of the hus
band is easily obtained. One of the
legal causes of dlivorce is 'if the hius
biord lirnd the wife too loquacious.'
Yet ini all my lonig exp)erince in ,1 a
panflh I hiavai mnit only one man who
discarded his wife, and I never 'met
with a family where dlissonsion exist
ed, uor have I ever heard of a hius
baud treating his wife with severity,
althoughi the saime canniot be said of
some parents in law, who consider
their sorn's wife a mere chattel. As
a general rule, the appearance of
girls and women testifies of a light
ness of heart not alwvays found in
Iother clinies where their sisters have
more abundant means of happiness."
D)an Sumter, a negro, was commit
ted to jail in Charleston on Tuesday
charged with having criminally as
sanlted a nngr woman.

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