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.lARLOTFE, N. C.. TUfcSDA\. JANUARY 10 191 1
PRICE 5 CENTS
At Schenk Trial
Inteiest Is Keen
Ti t Ohio county
li onrller hour
ti9 been observed
,'.lr of supprewsod
seamed to over-
'! '\t' morMdly cu-
I 'vors woro ear-
.. Mic prliu‘it>alsi
. ira FariiPw irth
■1.1 with adminis-
■ a ,1ury boforo
able residential section of the city, is
the second witness from whom it ■will
be learned of certain vissits to the home
of Mr». Schenk. What the nature of
his testimony will be had not been
leprned up to the time of the trial this
murnin^. Dr. Gregory Ackerman,
another physician called to the home
I’f the Schenks to treat the liusband,
if^ the third witness on the pros^ecuting
Dr. Ackerman is said to have formal
ly diagnosed Schenk’s illnes?- as one
of poisoning before Dr. I'rank L. Hupp
Avas ^'r.irmoned. Hujip reported the
I ay, it was e\-jcaso to ihe prosecutinc a*^tornoy.
1 v.niiui bi :-iin in| Dr. Hupp is the fourth witness on
ukiuK of tvsti-1 th»> list and is expected to testify in
;!■ j relation to the discovery of the alleged
.'» !>wd had path- poisoning and the analysis of the min-
almost two cral wnfor which Schonk was using,
•r- were rii nod >'ho analysis was made under Dr.
: ed ui' ) a Hupii s direction by export chrmists.
the Mrs. Schenck again today carried
:ind I till rcc.)rd book which she brought
\ i'Uh tli^y I •!’ ; i i o ti!e court room yesterday alter-
"urt ycsforday. i noon and which evidently is destined
1 pui*h»'d ia>'li|,r piny a leading part in the trial, as
. .1 »'f their way i,i-r atlon>.ey’s frequently rot- r to it.
.!'• ' I'.e huge (\»urt I’rosecutor Handlan is pi t >jarod to
t !iad to be sUV.' 1*1,sh Jiv case wii'i vijvor and declareil
. ( art houoc to j t liay i. would take \nitil ;^aturdAv to
pr sent all his evidence. .Judge Jordan
Mrs. Schenk is ]m>pc>s to expedite mattcvs h\ sending
-'••iK'd traveled in iiu ca-^e to the jury on the same date.
;• »virh Wilii.imj William Wolfe, a stogie manufac-
tl'e plan o; ihf ; Hirer, was the first witness. He de-
'o l)f the fit-I jM ril)od his trip abroad with .lohn ().
I .1 was resum. 'l h'nk in 1010, and declared the man
;i claimed t'la’
.H.j-ats and I't.nn
i! to prov*^ th'^t
n i'a\ while -m
’■ as never in better health. Wolfe said
tiu'.[ Sc-l'.enk became ill two days after
his return to Wheeling, comiiiainiiig of
I'.is i^'('v,;acU and he became stcadilv
V ir.se. He paid Mrs. Schenk said to
' l^iilv, I don’t believe .Tolin will live
1, the f.ishio:i- Aory hjnj
Biide Of Three
}ly Associated Press.
Clattanooga, 1'enn., Jan. 10.—Mrs.
S. M. Foster, a bride of three months.
i' pens-ion bill, I ai d the wife of S. M. Foster, a law
ranging fr> ni \ er of Rockwood, was found dead with
■. Jan. 10.—The
to all s(tMler ''li'Ma bullet hole in her temple at her
he T’ni''Hl Stat. s'hnme last night. Whether she killed
l!cr«“lf or picked up the pistol and
;ii r'''utally shot iierseli is aukiiown.
^'lle was in fine spirits Monda.\ after-
pnon 6nd evening, and the family can
assign no reason for the thagedy.
to TMt LE&tSLRTURE
messa&e to tbe Aldermen
D’UST ©IzFORE DYlMcir
Census Repoi t Shows
Ginned to Jan. 1st
By Associated Press. '
Washington, Jan. 10.—Cotton of
the growth of 1910 ginned prior to
January 1, as shown by the report
of the bureau of the census, issued
at 10 o’clock this morning, was 11,-
087,442 bales compared with 0,647,-
327 from the growth of 1909 and 12,-
465.298 from that of 3 908.
The percentage of the last two
crops ginned to January was 95.8 for
1909 and '9.5.3 for 1908.
Round bales included this year ar^
109,296 compared with 14‘],949 tor
1909 and 230,.o72 for 1908. Sea Is
land bales included are 82,422 for
1910 as against 89,611 for 1909 and
86,528 for 1908.
Qj-UESTION BEFORE THE 5UPRENE COtTO"—
IS TH1& A MONOPLY IN RESTTViINT 5PTTV\De.?
THE PASSING SHOW!
Killed by Wolves
Declares His Action in Trying
to Harrass the State in Bond
Matter Was **Permcious and
Perfidious'* —A Storm of
A Day With
or 6m Jays
i;d "1.' ^ a •
• ai'. 'I'l ■ i
o ihe pension
• , Jan. 10,-The
1 , t' charleston in-
1 ' r^slattire v. hii h
’ a today 'o pass a
: Mai l' ' ton to h'lld
' • ••n of the com-
i;. .t-rnment. The
. -■ (;,Mpai::,n vigor-
Mississlppl Cities’ Population.
Hv Associated Press.
Washington. Jan. 10.—Population
st:,.tistlcK announced today included
the following cities in Mississippi:
Xatchez . .
By Associated Press.
Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 10.—In the
House this morning calls were made
for nominations for United States sen
ator and G. T. Fitzhngh, of Memphis,
and James B. Frazier, of Chattanooga,
were placed in nomination by the in-
By Associated Press.
Seattle. V\'ash., .Jan. 10.—Several
residents of the West coast of Prince
of Wales Island, southeastern Alaska,
have been killed and eaten by wolves
during the yast year, according to
Charles A. Sulzer, brother of Con
gressman Sulzer, of Xew York, who
has just returned from the north.
Mr. Sulzer says that the w^olves
iiig killed off all the deer, have become
desperate with hunger and novr come
ri.ght tip to the doors of the cabins of
The ginning by states follows;
North Carolina, 701.426.'
South Carolina, 1,155,696.
All other states, 71,151.
The distribution of Sea Island cot
ton from the grow'th of 1910 by
South Carolina, 11,150.
make a nomination and moved to ad-
.lonrn, which motion was voted down.
The vote for senator resulted as fol
Frazier 1q; Fitzhngh 17; Sanders
After the announcement of the vote,
adlournment was taken until tomor-
at 10 o’clock.
ide Enacted In
-Vbbott was hidden by a des-k they
-.A \vere not witnesses to the tragedy.
, Jan. 10. Wa to doctor who was iiassiiig was called
■tary of the Spar- attend Mr. Abbott, but his ser-
A , shot himself vices wore not needed, as the secre
tary died before he could reach his
^Ide. ,\ favorite child of Mr. Abbott
(li fl not long ago and this might have
ui'tde him despondent.
Mr. Abbott came here about five
y.'arK- ago from New Orleans, where
he was engaged in Y. M. C. A. work.
ith a 38-calibre re
in the aspociatiou
riu and died a f'^'V
vvheihcT it waa
!,- not known,
ere in t he build
Thank Governor oj Rhode Is-
land For Refusing to Be
Party to Scheme to Loot
State Treasury — Numerous
Important Bills Introduced,
Special to The New’s.
Raleigh, N. C„ Jan. 10.—A resolution
by Ewavt, of Henderson, in the house,
exiiresses tlie appreciation ol North 1*^ o ciocK.
Carolina for rhe refusal of Governor' 'i’he senate adjommed without tak-
Pothier. of Rhode Island to acct ;>t the „ senator. i «
bond svndicate donation of North Car-! Governor Patterson tcKiay sent in a
the state, as peiuicioub and ^ strong
j. , . t' fctand for better roads in the state.
'Ihe reading of a se\ere strictv^e on | House a bill was introduced
Butler in the resolution by a republican , pensions for Confed-
member brouglit forth a storm of ap- soldiers to one hundred and
Mr. Ewart also offered a hill to
amend the constitution by adding three
judges to the supreme court and pro
viding that these may hold special
courts. Another by the same member
provides for a pardon board.
Wants Lorimer Ousted.
By Associated Press.
Washington, D. C., Jan. 10.—In an
exhaustive and carefully prepared
speech. Senator Coe Crawford, of
South Dakota, today denounced the al
leged method& employed by agents of
Senator William Lorimer in the legis-
of Illinois, and declared it his
dependent democrats, and Newell San-jlature of
ders was nominated bj" the repubU-* convk-tion tiiat Mr. Lorimer w'as not
The regular deaiocrats did not ?nti led to ret^iin his seat in the u^'
twenty dollars a year.
At News Office
per branca of congress.
In tiiG face of Mr. Lorimer’s repeat
ed protestations of innocence. Senator
Crawford flatly charged that the latter
w'as cognizant of the questionable prac
tices of his I'leutenants.
Mr. Craw'ford concluded by announc
ing that he stood ready to vote for a
resolution to unseat Mr. Lorimer.
By Associated Press.
Savannah, Ga., Jan. 10.—The muni
cipal election which is in progress
here today for the selection of a mayor
and 12 aldermen has develouod many
sensations and aroused the greatest
interest. Previous to the election it
was given out that a clean election
committee headt-d by ('olonel Sigo
Myers, a meiniier of the staff of Gov
ernor Brown and j^resldent of the Na
tional Bank of Savannah had brought
Pinkerton detectives here for the i)iir-
pose of stop])ing the buying of votes.
This morning Colonel Myers was very
active about the polls and his asser
tions that the Pinkerton men were on
the ground aroused much indignation
in certain quarters. Shortly after 10
o’clock this morning Colonel Myers
was assaulted by D. H. Monsees, a
By Associated Press.
Columbia, S. C.. Jan. 10.—Liquor
issues are subordinated to other lines
of legislation at the session of the
general assembly convening today.
This condition obtains for the first
time in 20 years.
The senate was called to order by
the retiring lieutenant governor,
Thomaa G. Mcl.eod. the house of
representatives by James A. Hoyt,
clerk. Charles A. Smith, lieutenant-
governor, will he inaugurated Tues
day next. Mendel Smith, of Camden,
a former speaker, is unopposed for
the speakership of the house. Minor
details of organization nil up the
program for the first day.
Mendel Smith was elected without
opposition as speaker of the house and
Clerk James A. Hoyt was re-elected
over former assistant Clerk Wilson
Gibbes by a,vote of 71 to 46.
1 In the senate Clerk M. M. Mann and
w’orker for the admhilstration ticket,, , ^ ~ .
Tr I ^ 11 1,.,,.+ ov.,1 i.io f.-icTifiu Bergenat-at-arms Schumpert were re
He was not badly hurt and his tiiendb ^
soon came to his rescue. Colonel Myers
w'ent before a magistrate and swore
out a warrant for Monnsees’ charging
him xv'ith assault and batterj . The dif-
fi.nilty oreatfd .great excltemen' and
was the cause of many v.ild rumors
as to the attitude of those o)>posed to
the activity of Colonel M.vers and
those who have been instrumental in
I'lringing detectives here.
Tliere were several arrests during
the morning on the charge of alleged
vote buying. One of those arrested was
Mr. N. P. Corish, clerk of city coun
cil and secretary of the South Atlantic
) Baseball League. J. G. Kent accused
Mr. Corish of having purchased the
vote of another man. Corish was car
ried to the barracks but was immedi
ately released upon giving bond for
his ai)pearance Ijefore the recorder
Wednesday. At about tho time of ar
rest of Corish, John G. Garrity, a for
mer city official and now special agent
of the Savannah !:iectric Company,
was arrested for having jmrchased the
vote of Ed. Macon. These arrests have
created much excitement and aroused
great speculation as to the pro’Mability
of further developments along the
elected. Rev. A. E. Holler was elected
chaplain over Rev. J. P. Knok.
Bill No. 1 in the senate wa^ that
by Senator Weston of Richland, pro
posing a general increase of 8al3,ries
paid state ho^iae officials, from the
By Associated Press.
Macon, Ga., Jan. 10.—A story pub
lished in Macon today says that
/hiskey dealers who left Georgia^ at j ‘ over 400 negroes eligl-
• ■ a, tired, but as .Mr. ^ He Vv-as a native of New Hampshire.
iUa Now Controls
.11 The Bay Island
Iroup In Honduras
Raleigh. X. C.. .Tan. 10.—Seigmon.
of Burke. Introduced a bill iArvanaements Hgvc About
Averv county out of portions of Wata- i ^
iiga, ^klitchell and Caldwell. A bill for
commission form of government for
Greensboro passed the second reading.
A bill by Baggett, to provide that
railroad conductors pull moleage.
Ewart, of Henderson, introduced
hills in the house to make passenger
fares two cents, conductors to pull
Bill bv Connor, of Wilson, provides , . ^ .
uniform'bills of lading for this state.; completed to have the real BuK .er
Roberts, of Buncoml^e, offered a bill grown at The News office tomorrow
to prevent the detention of women m
Been Completed For the Real
Buster Brown to Be at Ihe
News Office To - morroio
Arrangements have about been
houses of prostitution by debt or other-
morning. He will present the tickets
to the winners of the prizes in The
News Buster Brown contest, as an
wise. . , J '
Spainhour. of Burke, intrauced a
bill for four judicial circuits, judges
to rotate within these circuits.
The general assembly at noon can
vassed vote on state officers, declar
ing’' Col W. P. Wood, state auditor and
H.^ C. Brown and W. T. Lee. corpora- i By Associated Press.
This was in point!
the passage of the prohibition law
have leased their old stores in Ma
con beginning July 1, and that they
are preparing to do business in this
state again. The story states further
that leading liquor dealers express
the opinion that the next legislature
will repeal the prohibition law ar.d
that they are getting ready in ad
vance to resume business in the
Texas Solons Meet.
( The special states that the gunboat
M —\ r^pecial I Hornet last Saturday conveyed a large
•,Tn' P-.rt Barrio-+,! lieet of schooners loaded with roops
■ r' ing states that / to tlie mainland and that fela fell bun-
1'r( -s operating on day without a struggle
ir .n luraH after cap- It is asserted that Manuel Bonilla,
. . i-land.s attacked! who leads the revolution, has com-
• , . ~, lz(d Cape Trium-,plete control of the Bay
. ,\lacas I,aso(ra, ,lnoli..linK the telamU o «
...vvn Tela, which : acco, Barbarat and I -ilia.
, en^ctrtez"iart’ntlfht^iha^ revolutionary cause.
odon in Gun Powder
'fctory Results in Many
Deaths-12 Bodies Taken Out
Austin, Texas, Jan. 10.—With Lieut.-
I Gov. A. B. Davidson presiding In the
'senate and Secretary of State Towns-
COMMANDER J. F. LUBY ’end occupying the speaker’s chair in
DIES ON BOARD SHIP, house, the 32nd session of the Tex-
j as legislature convened at noon to-
By .Associated Press. I
Washington, Jan. 10.—Commander , prohibitionists and antl-prohi-
.lohn F. Lul>v, or the piotecte cia bitionists were in attendance,
ei- Des Moines, died on board that
vessel on January 8 in the vicinity
of the Cape Verde islands. The navy
The prohibition question, it is is be
lieved, will be among the first issues
- - ‘ , p to be considered by the legislature and
depariinent v.aB ® , recAv'- advocates of prohibition are hope-
er Luby s de^h officer securing radical legislation pre-
ed today from the executive officer state-wide election, which
; will be held during the coming sum-
1 The election of a i&peaker of the
cham- house wdll take place late today.
Trouble In Chicago.
By Associated Press.
Chicago, 111., Jan. 10.—Five men, be
lieved by the police to be striking gar-
mer-t workers were pursued today for
bloC)'i9 and fired at repeatedly after
havii'Jg beateen Mrs. Lottie Millspaugh,
her t'vo daughters and Louis Barnett,
all of who were non-union employes of
ti'e Hii’sh, Wlckwire Company, clo
thiers. t Mrs. Millspaugh was knocked
down b}' a blowr on the head with a
club and was kicked and pounded as
she lay oi the sidewalk. Barnett was
felled ant. was beaten until he was
helpless, peiectives who for a long
time had been escorting the non-union
ists to vork v *?re recently withdrawn.
The assailants escaped.
of the Des Moines.
Committee Reports Tonight.
Bv Associated Press.
! i 'I t ;-S.
\igentine, Jan. 10.—
A -I*' caused b.v an cx-
i i.a powdir factory at
• were extracted from
; • plant soon after it
ces. The search for
■ t!' inues.
William Adler on Trial.
By Associated Press.
New Orleans, La., Jan. 10—The work
of h>electing a jury to VaJe
lor former head of the defunct State
.National Bank, of this city, will begin
this morning. It Is said a bitter lega
fight will mark the second trial. Adlei
charged with embezzlement ^ and
misappropriation of the bank s fund..
her of commerce committee appoint-,
cd to look into the question of re
moval of Mercer University and to
lind out what the authorities of Mer- •
cer wanted will make a report to
thee hamber tonight. The committee
will report that there is not the
sli.ghtest chance of Mercer being re
moved from Macon.
MANY FISHERMEN LOST.
Fight 15 Rounds. ,
Bv Associated Press. ;
St Joseph, Mo., Jan. 10.—Tommy ^
McFarland, the San Francisco light-,
weight, and Jack Barada, of St. Jos-,
e])h will fight 15 rounds before the
Robidoux Athletic Club here tonight,
in a return match.
♦ By Associated Press. ♦
^ Astrakhan, Russia, Jan. 10.— ♦
^ Eighty-five fishermen were car- ♦
♦ ried out into the Caspian sea ♦
♦ on an ice floe today. ♦
♦ A steamer was requisitioned ♦
♦ at Baku and sent to the rescue ♦
^ of the men, but the chances that ^
♦ any of the number will ei»- ♦
♦ cape death la poor. ♦
Bv Associated P *ss. tr.
Castro Urdiales. 'Pain Jan. 10.—or-
ty persons were iHec' and five in-
Ju'cd here today .1 a lanasllde
a p:ng of laborers.
burying them all bene
earth and rock.
' ” i
NATIONAL BAN«S T!
th a mats of
Bv Associated Press. ■
Macon, Ga., i n \ '
tional banks of
their annual meetings tliis ^
for the purpose Jf
and officers. There
changes amont; the > officers
various batiks. \
ble to vote in this election and prac
tically 90 per cent of them are purchas-
eable. Both sides have been voting
them in large numbers today. The op
posing candidates for mayor are Cap
tain R. J. Davant, a former aldermann
tain R. J. Davant. a formf.r alderman
and Hon. G^orge W. Tiedman at pres
ent mayor of Savannah who seeks le-
election for the third time.
Call For Bank Statements.
By Associated Press.
Washington, .Tan. 10.—Tlie comp
troller of the currency this morning
issued a call for a statement of the
condition of the national oanks at
thee lose of business Saturday, Jan
Two Fights On in
By Associated Press.
Montgomery, Ala., Jan. 10.—Two
fights are on in the Alabama legisla
ture which convened at noon today.
One in the senate over the honor of
being president pro tern, and the other
in the bouse of representatives for the
These liglits will delay the business
of both houses for at least a day. In
the senate it is conceded that Hugh
Morrow of Birmingham will win. In
the house the race is the closest that
has been in Alabama in years and
may lane some time to decide.
Another fight, and that bids fair to
be the greatest of all is for the privi
lege of appointing the senate commit
tees. This will be the opening In the
battle to re-establish local option in
the state of Alabama.
Walter D. Seed, a pronounced pro
hibitionist, is the president of the
senate but it is customary to elect a
l)ro teni from the membership.
Biooks I>Jiwr(uice, the anti-saloon
league woi ker, is on the ground to en
gineer the fight to maintain the state
Number of Licensed Aviators.
New York, Jan. 10.—The annual re
port of the Aero Club of America
shows that this country now has 260
licensed aviators, of whom 21 were
licensed last year.
Fomteen Men Find Watery
Grave When Two Barges Go
Ashore in '‘Awful Weather
By Associated Press.
Highland, Mass., Jan. 10.—Four
teen men, comprising the captains
and crews of the coal bat’ges Cor
bin, Pine Forest and Treverton,
bound east in tow of the tug Lykens,
were drowned today. The barges were
driven ashore on the Peaked Hill
bar early in the day and within a
few hours had gone to pieces.
A fifty mile gale directly from
the north was blowing and made the
Peaked Hill, on the knuckle of the
cape, the worst kind of a lee shore.
Tw'o' life saving crews stood on the
sands pow'erless to launch the boat
or reach the barge with a life line.
At 8 o’clock two bodies had been
thrown upon the beach, both with
lifep reservers on which were sten
The Treverton was the largest
barge of the three and carried a
crew of six men with Captain F. I.
Brown, of I.incolnville, Me., in com
mand. She was bound for Portland.
The Corbin carried a crew of four
men and w'as commanded by Captain
C. M. Smith, of Philadelphia, She
was bound for Portsmouth, N. H.
W. Hall, of Provincetown, and waa
bound for Marblehead, Mass.
The Lykens after losing her tow
was finally compelled to step.m Into
It was impossible to launch any
life boat for the bars at this end of
the cape are double and sometimes
triangle, and the entire distance from
shore to the outer bar was a tumb
ling mass of cross seas in which not
even a life boat could be kept up
Atlantic City, N. J., Jan. 10.—Sig
nals from the members of the Barne-
gat life saving crew at sea establish
ed the identity of the vessel that
stranded last night off that station as
he Harold B. Cousins, Captain A. C.
Williams, of St. John, N. B., bound
from Portland for Washington, with a
cargo of laths. The schooner carried
a crew of seven men.
The Cousins Is deep nn the mud.
Crews of the Forked River, Loved La
dies I&iand and Barnaget life saving
stations stood by the stranded craft
all night. Attempts to pull her off
when the sea calmed soon after high
tide this morning proved futile. It is
The Pine Forest, w'hich was the
the I smallest of the tow' and carried four feared the Cousins will go to pieces
i men, w'as commanded by Captain M. before wrecking tugs reach her.