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I 1,000 Orphans Left
Little Hope Expressed That Any
of the Menin St. Paul Mine Will
Be Rescued Alive? Truth Will
Soon Be Ascertained.
THE MINE STILL ON FIRE
Cherry, 111., Nov. 17. ? Before
nightfall it seems probable that the
fale of 300 men entombed lu the St.
Paul mine will bo ascertained.
At 6 o'clock Ultg" morning a fore*
of, 50 men began the work of open
lng the seal of the holstlng'shaft of
the mine. Whon opened fhe descent
of the rescue party In a barge will
? ? be to the third vela, yhare, If
alive, the men, jiow 400 feet beneath
the surface, are waiting.
Late last night the air shaft was
... hermetically sealed.
From the time the descent to the
second vein wain made by the men In
buckets a force of laborers have
worked, covering the entrance with
heavy plank and sand. 1
All night, anxious, men aml mmOQ
surrounded the openings to the mine.
It is thought It is improbable any
of the miners are living down in the i
Yesterday's attempt to send men
l to the bottom proved futile because
they could not reach a foothold at
the entrance of the galleries when
? the .seal of tha bB;.ti:i^ m Jl> a f I ? wjl*.
Tno descent In the cage is to be
m4de under the direction of Mine In
i At present' there is no destitution.
JM The suspense of the women, whose
if ? sons, husbands and fathers are'
? ' buried in the earth-was muie lu evl-1
BSSmi tli?Ji*ph>ale&l want*. ? Bm
| A party of Chicago nurses arrived
and turned into comforters for fami
lies probably bereft.
One Thousand Orphans^ , ? J
There are 1,000 orphans today la
Cherry. There Is probable need of
large quantities of food for the
Dr. Howe, In charge of .the . jeltgf
work, asserted: "Those poor women
and children, will begin to face hun
ger soon .a'nd then the situation will
be terrible. Even now there is little
' frmtl in tfrg '?*?? ? St?r*6 hava about
sold out their stocks."
? The Knights of* Pythias lo'dge had*
a membership of 75 last week: now
only six members are left, the rest
are In, the ill-fated. _miae^ dead or
Mine -fltitt -on Pirr.
The cage made the trip to the
tftlrd voln. Only caps and lanterns
were brought back. Several of the
rescuing party returned from the sec
ond vein at 9:30 and brought the re
port that the mine was caving in sev
The mine is still on fire.
None of the miners were hear the]
It Is yet impossible to make ex
ploration more than a few feet be
yond rt)e shaft entrance.
President Lewis, of the Mlno
* Workers, advised the local union
that $5,000 contributed by the na
tional body be placed to the disposal
of widows and oh>hans of mine vlo
tlms. That there Is not one man of
the hundred entombled alive is the
opinion of those on the scene. Men
equipped with oxygen helmets and
other paraphernalia used Tn ttlne
rescue work cam* out declaring the
mine was still ajbre and' casing in.
Their equipment' was useless In the
smoke and gas-choken chambers.
Three descents of rescuers have thus
far been made.
TUflft IB inoitc protest*rtrfrfei*r
tlvoB Against the state commission^
order to seal up the mine entrances.
The actibn was explained as the only
means of ending the fire and afford
r" " ?
J New Advertisements ^
* tn Todiy's News ?
- ? Knight Hhog Co.? Tilt ShO? ?
? J. K. Hoyt? - L?dl?T SulU. ?
1 A riam TKMUr.
? t feipfc-u. ?. ?
? Hyomel. ?
a Parisian 8ag?. f
GIRL TRIES 10
TIKE 01 LIFE
Her Leap Under Spell
Young Woman With Hair Un
bound Seen to Walk as in a
Trance to Bridge, Climb Rail
ing and Throw Self Over.
POLICE SEEK OPERATOR
Pittsburg. Pa... Nov.' 17. ? The
North Side policc today received or
ders from Capt. John Pmsl to Inves
tigate the circumstances of the "at-*
tempted suicide of Anna Dragonier,
"a pretty Oermat) girl who leaped
from the Sixteenth street bridge Into
the Allegheny River. The police1
have Information that" the girl was
hypnotized at the time she made her
pltal she Is still under hypnotic In
. The. young woman attracted attend
lion on the^ North Side etyl of the
bridge by her peculiar manner. Ac
cording to those who saw her she
seemed to walk in a trance and acted
mechanically. She was bareheaded
and her beautiful blonde ^hatr was,
unbound about her shoulders.
' hatched *Wed<Mng ilWMlnn.
A wedding procession - passed and
she watched It out of sight. Then
she started for the. middle of the
bridge. Without hesitation sheiiiinb
ed the railing and without r ?tv
leaped into the water, a distance of
about CO feet.
? The aimuw was by acr?.
eral persons, who shouted an alarm.
Samuel W&lnwrlght. who v;as in
charge of a coal fleet in the river,
saw the girl strike the wator. He
threw a rope about 50 feet -toward
the girl, then swam after her. He
would not have reached_hag-ta-44iae
"KW1 hot her clothing caught on a
Jrtrfr rahlp ? Wainwrlght
her to the rope and was then towed
asbore'. ? . ? ? -
When taken from the water, Miss
Dragonier said she was cold. She
could not bo aroused to say anything
A wiiort time later the police trerg
?^nformed . she had been hypnotized
'and immediately started to work on
tho case. " Capt. Ford did not di
vulge the "nature of information se
cured by the^olice, but promised de
yplnnmpntH within a short time. The
police believe the g'.rl leaped into
tfofi f fterT! 8 'rtrtr" fesim P:Sr~s^ig* ?ft'iTmT
Aft'er working over her 3ome time,
the hospital physicians have decided
to let her sleep. Further .ettocla. iTo.
arouse her will be made later. .
\ Near Winston
Winston-Salem. N. C-. Nov. 17.?
Five men were killed and sev^n oth
ers are believed to be dead as the
result of. a casgln^eslgidflx on_thfi.
Southern railroad near here. All of
the victims, negroes and Italians,
were employed by concrete contrac
tors. . " ... " ?
The drawing for the box of Huy
ler's chocolates, takes place tonight
at the Gem Theater. Only children
holding tickets will compete.1 The
d rawing comes . off ~ST g o'eloclr
promptly. The adult drawing for
the cut glass bowl is Thursday night.
HANimu&fR- HORHR HIW.
The beautiful bay saddle-horse be
longing to Mr. Norwood Simmons
was seriously ta}ured yesterday
morning. Mr. Simmons was driving
the horse and Just as he was about
to enter the buggy the animal started
If ? ftliniuons caught the
reins,, however, and held on, being
dragged for some distance, until the
horse got entangled In the buggy and
fell, cutting his hind leg badly. Dr.
Tayloe was sent for and sewed up
the exit and It Is hoped that entire re
covery will be made. Mr, Simmons
escaped Injury except for some bad
Mr. Ray Morris, editor of the Rail
through this section writing up tjie
Resources of Eastern -North Carolina
from a rltlrosd standpoint
DENIED BY COURT
Time Expires Friday
The Washington Court of Ap
peals Rules Matter is No Long
er Subject of Agreement Be
BUCKS CO. OPPOSE STAY
Washington, D. C . Nov. 17- ? In
the Diurt of Appeals for the District
of Columbia yesterday. Justices Van
Orsdel and Robb denied the applica
tion of John Ralston, attorney for
Samuel Gompera, John Ml?ch?ll. and
Frank MoYrison. the 1 ab o r l ead era ,tcT
postpone the Issuance of the mandate
of th? Supreme Court of the District
of Columbia until January 2. 1910.
Uwtoco notice of an appeal- lo given
before Friday next the mandate will
be handed down next Saturday, and
the sentences imposed by Justice
Wrifht necessarily will-begin on that_
In seeking a stay. Attorney Rals
ton urged the engagement of his as
sociate, Alton B. Parker, of New
York, as. a reason for tl/e desired
postponement. He also based hi? re
quest on the fact that the attorneys
for tjie laboi^men desired confer
with a view to determining the steps !
to be taken to bring tho m*tter to a
review before the United States Su-. I
preme fr>i;rt Justices van Orsdnl ,
and Rom> h?id that the case wa3 no
longer one between individuals, "but
was a mat tar hatwpMu , iky ? L";uiwa
States and the labor leaders. v j
Stay'Oppowetl by Bucks Company.
Attorney J. J.- Darlington, for the
Bucks Stove and Range Company,
whose Injunction against the Ameri
can Federation of Labor reHnltPi ifl
tlie contempt "proceedings and sen
tences, opposed the stay asked.- Mr.
Darlington contended that counsel
for the labor leaders had- had more
"than seven months TE~tWEIch "to'Se^"
termlne their action l'fn the event of j
an adverse* decision. He pointed out'
to the court that the advices which
reached him show that the labor peo
ple have made no attempt to obey
the |n Jn nctinn I'm iHI
forcement of a boycott against the
stove company and are still violat
Justices Van Orsdel and Robb then
held that, as far as\they could see.
there was no reason" why'the request
for a -<5 0-day extension shou!;'. be
issue In due course, pursuant to their ?
affirmation of the verdict adjudging
the -labor guilty r on ? 9 :n pt . ,
While concurring generally, Chief
Justice Shepard held that inasmuch
as Mr. Darlington was willing that
the labor men should have a 15 - da y
extension, he saw no reason why
such a period of extension should not
Atk When They Muit App?*ar.
In reply to a telegram from the
labor leaders, who are at Toronto,
asking when they should put in an
<o- save- ball- ? bonde. Mr.
Ralston wired that, owing to the fact
Saturday is a half^holiday, their ap
pearance on Monday-would suffice. ,
It_ l?-?.expected that counsel then
will sue out a writ of habeas corpus,
which can be carried to the United
States Supreme Sourt, where the con
stitutional question as tb. whether or
not the original decree interferefi.
wttb til? right of freedom of speech
tnt te iniwd uppn. - . ?
COI1U Rtf -HILL.
ChocAVinlty, N. C.. Nov. 17.?A
-very - quiet hnmn wndriljrg JMI-IDk
emnlzed at 9 o'clock this morning at
the residence of Mrs. M. M. Hill, in
which Miss Cora May Hill and (Mr.
William Cobum were the contract
ing parties. Rev. N. Harding was
the officiating clergyman. The bride
waft tastily dressed In a going away
gown of blue serge with hat to match.
Mr. Fenner Hill, the brother of the
bride, gave her away. Mr. and Mrs.
Coburn were the recipients of many
lovely and valuable presents. They
left on the 10:25 Norfolk and South
ern train for their future home near
Plymouth. Thoy were accotapinted
by a goodly number of relatives who
era of rice and good wishes. "
FOOTBALL ON SATURDAY.
nffarnnnn at H nVlrylr
w!!P^EppI^e<ra""good fame l^et^een
the Washington Klnston High
School teams, at Fleming Park. Ad*
miMiArt t wSVtv-flve cents. No adult'
school beys Only forming the teams.
KILLED ONE : .
f TM.-ffljiBf if
I Log Train Wrecked
Logging Tri jn of the Waccamaw
Lumber Co. WreckeffPear Wil
mington Yesterday? The Work
DASHED INTO^OPEN SWITCH
Wilmington. N. C-. No? 17. ? One
man, a Russian laborer, Mr dead, and
six others are Injured, two of them,
and McKee! Forthy, botb; white, per
haps fatally, as tfre r^tult of -rite
wreck of a logging train yesterday
on the line^of the Waecattaw Ltimber
Company's road, two iftiles below
Makatako, N. C. TW- traln was
conveying' about twenty-^re laborers
and superintendent* froiif lliw uilll nl
Makatoka to a lumber enmp of the
company, when the train dashed into
an open switch, which had evidently
been tampered with. ^4^ .
SheriB^'J. J. Knox, of Brunswick
county, and Iredell Meares, Esq.,
general counsel for the lumber com
pany, left yesterday afternoon for the
scene of the wreck, anducoaQdenUy
say the wreck is the work of "squat
ters" op the thousands ott acres of
timber holdings in that isolated sec
tion of country^ wher^ feeling be
tween the mill ' people and settlers
has been tense for several months
t ave within the past neveral weeks
called for -the services of detectives.
DEEI'EMXO RIVER CHANNEL.
L*' 3' Government dredge Sunshine
Ij drnlfiag ih* chauuot'ui the river 1
below Kugler's mlllg.
-H'MKIUL THIS AFMKNOOX.
The -funeral of the lan~Mrs. Snrah
Dudley took place this afternoon at
3 o'clock from th?
Third street, conducted by Rev. H.
Q. Searight. The burial was in Oak
dale Cemetery. ?
WALL FARM SOLD.
Mr. R. D. Wall has sold his 450
acre farm located kbout one mile
fium llllg L'lLj Ull LllOi'OwluUj lu Mi
E. B. Cozzens. of this city. The pa
pers were signed and passed yester
day. It is the purpose of Mr. Coz
zens to raise stock, etp. Mf. and :
Mrs. Wall will move to Washington
and make tiiis rjty their future hon>
Given by the Ladies of the Epis
" copal Church.
On Friday evening at the Gem the- 1
ater will be given a fine benefit per
formance. The pretty play *"ine|
Bachelor's Old Sweethearts" wttt "B*"
put on and one or two other good at
lrt?ian8.~~Tn4 Orchestra AM Bwr.
engaged to also play during the en
tire evening. Miss Bess Conoly and
Mr. Ed. Harding Will Ilhg & dueT.
Mfss Mary Hoyt haB promised to give
a whistling solo, and Mr. Edmund
Harding will play on the sliding
trombone, so there will be fun and
entertainment enough to pay you for
helping sweet charity along. Of
course there will be some good pic
tures shown' as well. You get all
this for only. twenty cents, so come
along and enjoy ourself. ? Further
notice will be given later. - First per
formance af 30.
There was a game of basket ball
between the Red and the Blues yes
terday afternoon. The game was
hotly contested from start to flnlsh.
Yhe score "was. Red 26, Blue 48.
Miss Stella Phillips captained the
Blues, and Miss Annie Oaylord ihe
On Friday night at 8 o'clock,
prade>2B, Hiss Katie M#t>re, tttachgr, I
and Grade 2 A, Mlsa Ruth Pllsen,
teacher,' will give an entertainment
at the school auditorium. The pub
' 11c le cordially invited to attend rree
al_cB*qa?- ind tfaa otnaU ..9*. .the
rhtlrlnm ta these rrsrtna art) n Ilftfiiil;
ly requested to be present.
PABSBNGKR TRAIN* OPKRATF1>.|
aenger tralna 'Ai rifejiM irwirr
I Florida r?llw*T. lnau(ar>UM
I Midlsoll, *U.. 1U prOMnl l?rfcln?l
'will. TW MMM U III ?!???. I
MAY PUI STOP
TO THE REVOLT
Both England and France Want
tj Collect From Zelaya, Who is
Unable to Meet Obligations Ow
ing to War.
THE MONROE DOCTRINE
Washington, D C-, Nov. 17. ? In
tervention on the part of the United
States government, in protection of
the precepts of the Monroe Doctrine,
may cause the spftfldy termination ctf
the revolution now progress. . la.
Nicaraugua. This seems to be the
only step which this government cfcn
take to remedy financial difficulties
now existing between certain Euro
pean banking concerns and The Cen
tral American republic, and which ,
threaten to develop international
President .Zelaya, of Nicaraugua,
may be first called upon lo .carry out!
the provisions of a loan of ?1,250,
OOu, which he floated last June with
Paris and London bankers. This
step^ay be taken by the State De-1
partment ? hi ? the near future. Tnl
event of his not being able to meet
with the promises made when he ac
quired the loan, on account of the
i evolution which, at present, has the
country split in (wain, and has Jor
:tui iimo beiug r lined tin1 revenues nr
ifii -govern nent in control, the Unit
ed States government may stop the
ie?uhn'vn ami adjust mmigrs Sb thM 1
the country can meet its obligatitfhs.
By the provisions of the
President- Xrtaya-rocetred ?Sa,UU0 of
the total amount last July. The re
malnder was to hp tia^d in h?w<?k n n
a -larger number of outstanding!,
bonds, together with several smaller
loans, and the building of 120 miles
of railroad throughout- Nharagua. '
Secured bjr Anuuitle*.
The loan was to be secured by an
nuities derived from the spirit and
tobacco monopolies which- are con
trolled by the Xicarauguan govern
ment. and by the annual custom
tasea> Ninety miles of railroad in
operation. ? a* ? the ? 1-^0 ? mites ?
built by the European capitalists. I
also were to be used as security.
Since last July, when the Nicara
guan president, received the cash, the
foreign bankers have been anxiously 1
awal:ir.g the physical posspssion olj
their securities.- That they have not i
co the revolution, and President Ze- i
laya has lost control of the two mo
nopolies and is unable to collect the
customs duties for the eastern part
of the republic. Those collet-ted in
the western provinces, over which he
Still holds SWflV. h? j? t.1 ha na. i
ing to defray the expenses incurred
in 1 carrying on his defense of the
REFUSED TO RW>PE\ CASK.
? Atlanta, p.m., T g, _Jhe .G^OX
gia Prison commission today refused
?t.o reopgn the casi> or nr j. m. rei
liott, sentenced to hang for the mur
der of George L. Rivers, of Lai
-Grange. Ga , hut a-Lo was respited by J
Governor Brown. Unless the gover-f
nor again intervenes .Elliott will he J
executed next Friday. *
TRAGEDY AT SPRUCR-PIXES.
Asheville. Nov. 16. ? Chief of Po- ?
lice Chambers this morning received!
a message from Scott Cooper, of
Spruce Pine. Mitchell county, re
questing thht the officers here keep
a lookout for one Luther Bailey, who
last ulshi Bhor ami -ktHed Frank
Cooper at Spruce Pipe. No further
particulars of the homicide have been
received further than a description |
of the man who did the shooting.
SOUTH* CAROLINA'S NEW
Columbia. S. C., Nov. 16.? Today
at sundown, in the fifteen counties of
South Carolina which voted dry on
August 17 last, the drastic prohibi
tion law enacted at the last session
of the legislature went Into effect:
\\ I'.h the closing of the dispensaries
in theoe fifteen counties of the State,
only she -eotm tie* remain weit 21 hav
ing Keen dry at the time of the tocal
option election last summer.
which went info effect
? ? ^
Not only does It forbid the sale of
liquor in the dy counties, but it pro
hibits "keeping In possesion" any
Lxecutive Committee of Anti
Saloon League So Declares in
Its Session in Raleigh ? Justifies
Confidence of People.
POE DECLiNES REELECTION '
Raleigil, N. C., Nov. 17. ? At "a
meeting of the executive committee
of the North Carolina Anti-Saloon
League thls-evening. Clarence H Poe
declined re-election as chairman on
account of the pressure of other busl
"nesa, and a committee consisting of
Rev. J. O. Atkinson, Elon College.
Josephus Daniels and .Mr. Poe v^r<?
appointed to nominate his successor
Resolutions were adopted declar
ing that prohibition In North Caro
lina has justified the confld^pce of
the people of the State In Its adop
tion; that citizens are anxlo.us only
for a thorough enforcement of the
law and rest from further agitation,
that, therefore, it Is the sense of the
executive committee fhat the need of
the- State? is- simply to keep intact
(he policy of State prohibition with
th? proper enforcement by officials
and that if the rights of municipali
ties to regulate the near-beer evil Is
not interfered with -by adverse de
ftturts, bo furthor log- ?
tslation or polltlcat-agliatfor. of the
temperance question should be nec
?mur?1. i-uHvy ? ? m?
hold and enforce the present State
law and retain for municipalities the
right to rctpilfrte-ncar-hpgr problem:-"
The committeemen report advances
a gratifying condition of tetaperance
sentiment and a greater succe^fcfor
the prohibition movement thar. ever
its friends had anticipated.
The work of arranging the plat of
ground recently purchased by the
city from Mr. W. D. Grimes for a
colored cemetery is about completed.
Commissioner .Joseph G. Cha-incev .
JgmiL-iltel'igar m -itt' tfte aitiecirf"- rnl
perform this task and he has done
h!s work well. It is a beautiful loca
tion and is a credit to the city. The
lots are now ready for sale. The new I
cemetery is located npxt to the home ]
for the ir.firm on the road leading j
? w srtl icy t
'Sfri'5=ir<t li.l.r.w To i ~r 7T
-Misses Adeline and Elizabeth Mayo
inteclained at. the 'Country Club yes
terday afternoon, in honor of their }
guests, Miss Glover, of Statesville, j
and Miss Whitaker, of Rlnston.
The maw feature wag- a -marsh-. |
mallow. ..toast which took place be- i
fore the huge colonial fireplace in j
the reception 'room.
Mrs. D. M. Carter charmed those I
present with her sweet singing, and I
Miss Ayers with her playing.
? Some "or the_guests amused them
selves by playing whist, others at.-f4*e
TttoI table. L'ream and cake were
Those Invited were Mioses Mary]
McCuUen, Cell a Bridgman. Mary E. i
Thomas. Annie Payne, Mary Jones. '
IlatlTe .Jones, Bess Cop.oly, Bessie ;
Buckman. Ruth Phillips. Mabel Wil
ll?f fcsallfe Myers, Pattle Baugham,
Mary B. Hoyt, Helefr Hear. Mary T.
Archbell, Carrie Simmon*. Estelle
Davis. Muse Blount. Annie Nicholson,
Tennie Cox. May Ayers, Lillian Bon
nej", Martha Everett. Winnie Fowle.
Plum Crawley, Tijlie Morton, Lizzie
HH1, Helen Kugler, Lula Moore, Lll
llar. Campbell, Pearl Campbell, Ma
mie Springs, Mary Tankard, Mary
Carter. Isabell Carter, Katie Moore,
Mattle and Annie I.aughinghouse.
Mary C. Hassell. Morrison^ McCullers,
Ruth Pllsen, Dockery and Mesdames
J. B. Moore. E. W. Ayeref, W. g.
cfsrfc sn<fH. B. Mayo
The show window of the firm of
S~ R. Fowle & Son. containing an
elaborate display of .shoes. both
ladle*' and gents', Is much admired
bf pedestrians. The display shows
the work of an artist. Since this'
attractive in the
[Tttf J -
ices in all the different churches f
fhe city this erenlrtg at th? usual
hour<r All strangers in the eRy ara
MOTHER CHURCH .
BECiNS M QF
Judges Are Attacked
No Word of the. Proceedings is
" Given Out But There is a Hint
That a Comprise Can be Effect
ed ? Bible Used to Hide Face.
MRS. STETSON IS SILENT
Boston. Nov. 17. ? With an open
Bible pressed close to her face In an
attempt to screen it from a fierce bat
tery or cameras and curious eyes,
Mrs. Augusta Stetson drhvft ihrmigh ?
miles of Boston streets today in a
yellow-wheeled taxlcab. Close be- ,
hind raced an army of .photographers
and a riXbie of Idlers and street ?
I It was a tlmfe oT~ supreme humilia- ~
tion to the proud and ambitious wo
man whoso power in Christian Sci
ence has been second only to that of .
the founder. Mary Baker G. Kddy.
But the keener torture of the day for
Mrs. Stetson was shut out from pub
lic view by the granite wall* df the
Mother Church at Falmouth and St.
Paul streets. In an upper room of
the splendid temple she sat for six
hours confronted by the hofctlle
board of directors of the Mother
Church. She had been summoned
before this hifcbest tribunal of the
church to show cause why, having
Jailed* to correct her "error," she
should not now be excommunicated.
rfmim .in -rmirrn icuim.
Her judges today were the men
who really control the Christian Sci
ence establishment"!??"' directors of -
the Mother Church.
cnairraan: Stephen V. Chase, treas
urer; John /V. Dlttemore. secretary;
Ira O. Knapp and A. V. Stewart? the
very men against whom Mrs. Stetson
is charged with having directed the
""death thought" from that mystic
inner circle of practitioners who fol
lowed -hPr orders.
The belief was expressed tonight
rhat the Mother Church directors will
LiOSii tQ cffecL a compromise ? with
Mrs. Siersnn rather -than in orrnm.
munlcate her. *
The upmost secrecy wa3 thrown
around today's* happenings, Archi
bald McLell&n refused a word of ex
planation. declining even to admit \
that Mrs. Stetson had been summon
ed ueiorc t i:h Mother i/ir.iun qrroc
t ors. A If fed Farlow. t^e offlHal, . _
mouTJi'piece of the church, even weift
to the length of expressing astonish- ,
nifni aL *iha a&ftouiw^m?Bt?' In The
morning papers1 of Mrs. Stetson's ar
rival in the city, protesting that he
"could tfot imagine what business
brougTtr r lmrit. j 1 ?
But the events of the day leave -no
room for doubt that M'fi. Stetnon 1?
ag*:n "on trial."
Mrs. Stetson Ilciiuiin* silent.
But Mrs. Stetson did not say so.
The barriers of silence with which
she iurrounued herselfwere'aa im
as th reared by the
Mother Churrn directors. 5EF"re^~ - ? ? - ? ?
fused to be seen or to communicate
3'ilh.any would-be intprviflwn^ eith
er by telephone or letter.
OPPOSE I > x0 FOOTBALL.
Virginia M. E. Conference Take Stand
.\K?in.s( the Game.
Norfolk. Va.. Nov. 16. ? The Vir
ginia conference of the Methodist
Episcopal Church at Newport News
adopted a resolution putting itself on
record as solemnly protesting agalriat
football in its present brutal form.
Bishop MorrlsQn. of Birmingham, k
taking the floor, spoke strongly in
favor of a resolution to have the leg
islature prohibit football. This reso
lution, however, was not adopted.
The Rev. E. H, Rowe declared that
In five years thor? had beert^48""fa- ?
talities In football, -and 115 In base
ball. These figures were from news
paper reports, he said. Bishop Mor
rison was of the opinion that such
figures should not be given unless
they could be vouched for.
The Rev. Dr. B. F. Lipscomb
thought the dangers of automoblling
should be Included ? _
WAffttUI tO MM,
Ashevllle, Nov. 16. ? Late Saturday
night Waltgr Frady, a yoyng
Yuneeda lunchroom, attempted to
commit sufcideby shooting at him
I self thre times. -Only one of the bul
??? -f ' I,
?; diitt *?-?*? no ,
to lilamlt <rc tDfOM that k*
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