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Hickory Democrat. (Hickory, N.C.) 1907-19??, August 02, 1906, Image 1

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ALL THE NEWS | WHILE IT IS NEWS. | VOL 9 VICTIMS OF FIERCE BATTLE NUMBERED 800 UP TO M Mutiny Broke Out Last Night in Fortress of Sveaborg, Finland. Artillerymen Join Mutineers. Artillery Turned Guns on Loyal Trocps with Great Havoc. The Dead and Injured were Taken to Heisirgfors. Fight Con tinues, Over 600 Killed or Wounded. Warships Bombard Fortress. Stockholm, July 31.—1t is reported that mutiny broke out at midnight in the fortress of Sveaborg, Finland. The officers, families and wounded are said to have been to Hel singfors. A dispatch from Helsingfors says the artillerymen joined the Sveaborg mutineers, but the infantry remained loyal. Artillery trained their guns on the loyal troops, 500 of whom were killed or wounded. It is stated that a large part of the Sveaborg fortress are in the hands of mutineers. An outbreak also oc curred at Skatudden. The officers t&ere Were made prisoners and the soldiers elected* their leaders. One officer was killed. The Russian tor pedo destroyer Finn is bombarding the barracks and mutineers. London, July 31.—A dispatch from Helsingfors, Finland, says a portion of the garrison of Sveaborg, Finland, muainied last night and that a long and sanguinary struggle took place between the mutineers and loyal troops, in which the former are said to have been victorious. The muti neers are now in possession of the fortress. "* : ' * London, July 31. —A later dispatch from Helsingfors says fierce fighting continues at Sveaborg. Up to mid day over GOO men were killed or wounded. Warships are now bombarding the lortress and the inhabitants of rtel singfors are in a state of panic. Latest Report. A serious mutiny has broken out in the great island fortress of Sveaborg, which defends the sea approaches to Helsingfors. Since 10 last night there has been heavy cannonading at the fortress in terspersed with volleys of rifle shoot ing. The sound of cheering among the soldiers is distinctly audible in Hel infors indicating that fighting was in progress during the whole night be tween the mutineers and the loyal troops. It is impossible to reach the fortress, but it is said several hundred are deod and wounded. The cause of the mutiny is said to have been the death of a soldier in the battalion of Sappos and Miners. His comrades claim it was due to ill treat ment. The rose and were joined by the artillerymen. Together they out numbered the loyal infantry troops who were supported by their officers. The infantry from the Skatudden bar racks, which stands on the seafront in Helsingfors were immediately ordered out. Two torpedo boats lying at an chorage off the city opened with rapid fire guns against the barracks, shoot ing over the heads of the people, gath ered up the sea front and causing a tremendous panic. The greatest excitement prevailed, but the Socialistic workmen and Red Guard of Helsingfors were all highly elated over the outbreak. They threat ened to take advantage of the situation and proclaim a general strik for the purpose of tying up the rairoads. At the latest report the forties- at Svea borg was completely in- the hands of the mutineers. NEGRO WILL PROBABLY HANG. • Negro Who Assaulted Girl Brought Up for Trial—Strong Feeling Against Him —Gallows' Alreaay Built. Mayfield, Ky., July 31.—'The May field company of the militia under arms and Hopkinsville command is coming to assist in protecting Allen Mathis, the negro arrested for as saulting Ethel McLane, who has been in the Louisville jail lor safe keep ing. The negro will arrive here this evening. Excitement grows and busi ness is practically suspended, it is •feared there will be trouble tonight if the negro is not taken off the train lefore he reaches Mayfield. The trial begins tomorrow. It is expect ed to be over in one hour. The gal lows for the execution was erected 7 esterady and it is believed Mathis will be taken directly from the court room to the scaffold. Battleships Collide. Newport, July 31. —A collision be tween the battleships Alabama and Illinois occurred last night in a thick log, while the squadron was making for this harbor. It* is reported that neither .ship was injured below the water line, although the exact dam age is not stated. THE HICKORY DEMOCRAT HARTJE CASE WILL CONTINUE. Will Probably Not be Concluded for Week or More—Some Sensational Revelations. Pittsburg, July 31.—When the Hartje case was resumed it was re garded as a forgone conclusion that the proceedings would extend into next week and possibly the week following. Detective Munsey was recalled by the plaintiffs counsel but Judge Frazer refused to admit the testimony, saying he would not al low them to reinforce their case by introducing direct evidence. Ser geant Hanley, of the Oakland Police Station, told of Madine reporting the lobbery of his trunk. Augustus Hartje, formally denied on the witness stand all allegations against him about offering Madine $5,000 to tell that a certain man was at the Hartje home alone with Mrs. Hartje, that he visited a resort on Second avenue and that he had taken a blonde woman home with him. Hartje admitted owning the property tn Second avenue, but said he di not know of the character of tenants until last week when he heard of them in court. The witness also denied offering Madine $2,500 to kill a man. 40 LASHES ADMINISTERED Trial of Wood and Porter Continued — Lyman Swore he Received 40 Lashes With Rawhide. Pensacola, July 31. —The preliminary trial of Robert Gallagher Wood super intendent, and J. Porter, bookkeeper for the Jackson Lumber Co. at Lock hart, Ala., on the charge of peonage, which began yesterday, continued be fore United States Commissioner Marsh. Harry Lyman, of New York, made an oath that he had been given 20 lashes with rawhide for attempting to get away after having been run down with bloodhounds, and an additional 20 because he would not plead fot mercy. AFRICAN WOULD BE LIEUT, GOV. IN ALA, for the First Time Since Recon struction Days a Negro To-day Announced H'mselfas Candid ale for Lieutenant Governor oi Alabama. Subject to Primary. Birmingham, Ala., July 31. —Ad- wimbs of Greensboro, Alabama, one of the well known negroes of Alabama, who was a delegate to the last Nation al Republican Convention has address ed a letter to Chairman Thomson of the Republican State Committee an nouncing his candidacy for Lieutenant Governor, at the approaching primary. CLEVELAND COURT. In Session This Week—Death of Mr. Morse and Also of an lanfant. Shelby, July 31.—Cleveland Super ior Court convened Monday, Judge Peebles presiding, and Solicitor Her lot Clarkson representing the State. The docket is very light. The crim inal docket consisting solely of cases of retailing, assault, etc. The civil cases are booked to begin Wednes day, August Ist. No cases of great importance. It is expected that all business will be finished this week. Miss Kate York, of Cherryville, is the guest of Miss Madge Osborne. Mr. J. Heywood Hull, of New York, is here on business and pleasure •combined. The death angel entered the house of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Austill on Monday morning and took from them their baby, Harry, aged 2 years. The little one had been ill for three months with tuberculosis of the towels. On Saturday night Mr. W. Hill Morse died of typhoid fever at his home at Waco, after an illness of several weeks. He was 38 years of age and leaves a wife and baby. The funeral services were conducted by his pastor. Rev. Mr. Pasour. He was a consistant member of the Bap tist church. He was buried with Masonic honors. The Grand Lodge of Cherryvilie, Waco, Fallston and Shelby participating. Miss Dorris Jenkins and Mr. Chalmers Green, of Beaver uam sec tion, betcok themselves to South Carolina Sunday and were wed. Mr. Eli Hardin, who has for many years been in the West, is now here en a visit to his old home. Mr. W. H. Redfern, of Charlotte, ie in the city. SULLIVAN MUST RESIGN. Refuses to Take Mr. Bryan's Advice and Resign From National Com rrittee. Chicago, July 31. —Judge Owen mompson of Jacksonville, 111., an nounced this afternoon that in a letter dated July 17, William J. Bry an requested Judge Thompson to call upon Roger Sullivan with a message from Bryan Requesting that Sullivan in the interest of harmony at once lesign as the national committeeman from Illinois. Thompson says he saw Sullivan and delivered Mr. Bry an s message. Sullivan "declined to resigyi. Thompson thereupon made % public a letter from Bryan ueclaring f that the National Comm... eeman Sullivan holds office by fraud and that it is impossible for honest Dem ocrats to associate with Sullivan as u member of the national committee- jT' ' fT§T§] Uncle Sam —"Au Revoir! Good Luck to You." TWO MEN KILLED After shooting his Countryman the Murderer was Stabbed Himself and Killed. New York, July 31. —Vengeance for the murder he had committed was visited upon an Italian named Salva tore Siammonco after he had shot and mortally wounded his countryman Salvatore Carodone on South Street, / near Fulton market. Hardly a minute after the Siammonco was stabbed in the heart and instantly killed by Guisseppe Tocco. All three were peddlers who were buying fish at the market, and engaged in an altercation. DAMAGE OF $3,500 Was Awarded the Norfolk and Western Railroad. Norfolk, Va., July 31. —Commission- ers appointed by the Norfolk county circuit court have awarded the Nor folk and Western $3,500 damages by reason of the Tidewater Railway cross ing formerly at the grade crossing for the entrance to Norfolk. The Nor folk and Western claimed $265,000 and the Tidewater offered $2,200. i BIG NEGRO MEETING. Several Thousand Delegates are Pres • ent at Negro Congress. Washington, July 31. —The Negro Young People's Christian and Educa tional Congress began a five days' ses sion, the Relegates numbering several thousand, are most from the Southern States. HEAD CAUGHT 111 CODDING MACHINE WilPam Briggs, 15 Year Old Boy, had his Head Caught in Machine and Mangled Horribly, Is Still Unconscious. Skull was Fractured. Union, S. C.. July 31—A special from Jonesville today says William Briggs, aged 15 had his head caught in a carding machine at the yarn mill of the Jonesville Manufactur ing Co. here this morning about y o'clock, and is now in a desperate condition. His skull was fractured, his scalp broken in several places, and his body bruised, though he was not taken off his feet. How his head got caught in the machine which is worked by pulleys cr how long he had been there is not known, for when discovered he was unconscious and still remains so. .But slight hones are entertained for hl3 recover:'. About two years ago young Briggs had a brother killed in the Pacolet Mills by being caught in the shafting and dashed to oeath. Loss by Fire $175,000 - Buffalo, July 31. —The box factory of the Montgomery Brothers, Pierce Automobile Company and smaller con cerns were damaged $175,000 by fire. Fred Obrien the night watchman is missing. NAT. DEMOCRATIC CLUB. Will Probably be the New Name of the Democratic Club. New York, July 31. —The Democratic club made an application before Jus tice McLean's court for an order enti tling it to change its name to the Na tional Democratic Club. It is the pur pose of the club petition set forth to admit in the future members residing in all States of the country and ex tend operations to all parts of the United States. The court announced its intention of granting the applica tion. HICKORY, N, P., THURSDAY AUGUST 2,19 C6 f NEW COMPANIES CHARTERED. Several Large Companies Were To- Day Chartered by Secretary of the State. Raleigh, July* 31. —The French- Broad Quarry and Building Material Co. of Asheviiiw.. was 'Jtiarrered to- Gay, J. M. Gudger, Judge J. C. f'ritchard, being the principal incor porators, an authorized capital of $lO,OOO, subscribed $l,BOO. Other charters were the Century Development Co. of Salisbury, for de veloping real estate. J. F. Murdock, C. M. Bell, being the principal in i orporators; the H. Susman Co. of Washington, N. C., at a $50,000 capi tal, for a general mercantile business, ihe principal incorporators being H. tusman and C. E. Harding; the Club, of Williamston, without a cap ital, to maintain library club apart ments, Dennis S. Biggs, being presi dent, S. A. Newell, secretary-treas urer; also the Benefield Furniture Co. amends its charter so as to au thorize the issuance of $5,000 prefer led stock. J. L. Spencer is presi dent. Governor Swanson and Adjutant General Anderson of Virginia have written J. A. Spence, merchant here and manager Wright of the Union Newa Stand at the Raleigh Union sta tion that steps will be taken at once to remunerate them for the large quantities of fruits and other edibles that were taken from their places of business last Friday by the Virginia troops while the train that was con veying them to Chicamauga was in the Union depot, the men having, it is alleged, helped themselves to large quantities of fruits, sandwiches and other articles on display without offer ing to pay for them. Col. Vaughn of the 71st. Regiment has been directed by the Governor and Adjutant General of Virginia to make a thorough inves tigation and report to them as soon as this is done. The two Raleigh mer chants will be compensated for their losses. Fire broke out about nine o'clock last night in the clothing and" gentle men's furnishings store of of Lee & Broughton on Fayetteville street and did about $lO,OOO damage before it was extinguished. The origin is thought to have been rats and matches in a pile of trash paper in the rear of the store. The stock was valued at $14,- 000 and about $9,000 insurance was carried, part of it being in the North Carolina Home and Atlantic Insurance copanies of Raleigh. It was pretty well distributed among the leading companies of the country. E. H. Lee, of the firm, is a member of the board of aldermen. Governor Glenn, Col. A. H. Arring ton, private secretary, left yesterday morning for Morehead to attend the encampment of the Second North Car olina National Guard in progress there. Governor Glenn will review the troops while there. MRS, HARRY THAW DENIES REPORTS * • She States Most Emphatically that she and Harry's Moiher are on *he Best of T erms and Have had no Disagreement What ever, 8 New York. July 31.—"1 wish you would deny the stories sent out about the falling out between Harry's moth er and myself," said Mrs. Harry Thaw when she visited the Tombs to see her husband today. "It is an infamous lie," she con tinued. "We are best of friends, both working for Harry's best inter est. "Mrs. Thaw was asked about the repqrt that Harry Thaw and his mother had disagreed over the meth od of conducting his defense. "You may deny that too, if you want to," replied Mrs. Thaw. It isn't true. As far as I know they are getting along famously." AND PRESS A HUMAN DERRICK. It Being Made to Suspend Wreck Patient in Mid Air. Strange as it may sound, a derrick is being manufactured by 'a Char lotte firm for the purpose of raising a woman from a cot in the Good Samaritan Hospital. Lizzie Bowman, one of the injured in thV Seaboard wreck near Hamlet j-everal days ago, weighs .360 pounds. She was fearfully mangled and at one time her lite was •• despaired of. Splendid medical attention and good nursing have about brought the wo r. an through the critical period. She, however, suffers greatly from wounds on the back and the physl c ans now find it necessary to sus pend-her in mid air, in order that the wounds may be properly dresed. In order to do this the firm of As lury & Finger have been given an oruer to construct a derrick that wil] be used in raising the woman when .he nurses wish to dress her wounds. Dr. Wilder in informing the re porter this morning of this human cerrick. said that it was very neces sary that such an apparatus be maae. He lias superintended the construc tion of this novel medical device. OHIO POLITICAL SITUATION. Is Discussed by President and Senator Dick and Secretary Dover. Oyster Bay, July 31.—Senator Dick, of Ohio, and Secretary Dover of the Republican National Committee had a two hours conference with the Pres ident on the Ohio political situation. New York. July 31. —The executive council of the International Policy holders committee met to consider the names to be placed upon the policy holders ticket for trustees of the Mu tual and New York Life. ROCKEFELLER NOW HI COUNTRY ROME Mr. and Mrs, Rockefeller Reach ed Cleveland To-day and were Driven to Country Home. Talks of America and the Reforms Needed. Cleveland, July 31. —Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller reached Cleveland early this morning and were driven di rectly to Forest Hill, their suburban home. Mr. Rockefeller said: "I hope the time will come when some of the people will know others of the people better. "You newspaper men can do much toward making some of us better ac quainted with others. You can tell what kind oi people we are. I believe the duty of the paper is to do this." He said that he was glad to get aome again. "If you don't think it is pl easure to be here go to another country for a time. Our own country is best, though we can still make great im provements here." FIERCE WAR WAGES War Between Armenians, Tartars and Russians Assume Serious Propor tions. • \ St. Petersburg, July 31. —A fierco war is raging in Caucassus between the Armenians, Tartars and Russians, especially near the Persian Frontier is assuming threatening dimentions. There is considerable apprehension that it may cause an outbreak of the Holy war. for which serious agitation heve been in progress both among the Shiite, and Sunnite Tartars for a longtime. ACCIDENT TO MR. CANNON. Skull Fractured in Automobile Acci- V dent Last Night at Concord. Concord, July 31. —Mr. Eugene Can non, son of Mr. J. W. cannon, or this city, was dangerously if nm raitally injured here last night about 10:30 o'clock. Young Cannon left his home for the station in his touring car to meet his mother and father who were expected .home from Flat Rock. When he reach i the station he learned that the in on which his parents were ex pected was late and he decided to take a spin. At the station, night Ticket Agent Edward Lady got aboard the car and he and Mr.Connon passedswiftly out tlie road in rear of the station. About 200 yards from the station there is a bridge that spans Buffalo creek. Just as Mr. Cannon guided the machine to wards the bridge the swift moving au tomobile struck the edge of the struc ture with fearful force, smashing it to pieces. Nothing was known of the accident until Mr. Lady managed to crawl a distance of 175 feet to the station where he informed some persons there of the trouble. When the automobile was reached Mr. Cannon was found lying to the ifront of the machine with his head down beneath particles of the broken and twisted automobile. He was un conscious and was removed to his home as quickly as possible. Physi cians were hastily summoned. On ex amination it was found that he had sustained a fracture of the skull, the wound being on the right side, just behind the ear. The young man has been in a semi -conscious condition all day. At three o'clock this afternoon the attending physicians say that the young man is getting along as well as could be ex pected under the circumstances. Mr. J. W. Cannon, his father, arrived this afternoon on No. 3G which was several hours late. Mrs. Cannon will arrive home on No. 12 this evening. Both were at Flat Rock when the acci dent occurred. MR, HAMMER CALLS OK IRE PRISONERS Man who will Prosecute the Five Negroes for the Murder of the Lyerly's was at Mecklenburg Jail Sunday. He Inierviews Witresses and Prisoners, Solicitor Hammer who will prose cute the five negroes now in Mecklen burg jail, charged with the murder of the Lyerly family, was in Charlotte Sunday. He went to the and had a talk with the two negro wit nesses who that Jack Dilling ham has made a confession. He also questioned the prisoners. The Salis bury Post has this to say of Solici tor Hammer's visit: "Solicitor Hammer was in Salis bury cgain yesterday and as on his previous visit gave his whole time to the case of the negroes charged with the murder of the Lyerly fami ly. Mr. Hammer ran to Char lotte and Qjestioned the witnesses and prisoners but if he got any satis faction from the latter he does not say so. It is certain that the two men confined' in the cell with Jack Dillingham will be introduced as wit nesses by the State Siefr testi mony will be valuable. "The solicitor made another trip through the country to Barbers Junc tion yesterday in order to familiarize himself with the local surroundings, and question certain witnesses. "The special term of court ordered by Governor Glenn convenes nexti Monday morning in Salisbury. The selection of a jury will occupy the court possibly for an hour, after which the ease will be opened. So far none of the defendants have em ployed counsel and it will probably devolve upon Judge Long to appoint members of the Salisbury bar to ap pear for them. • "All told more than a half hundred witnesses will be examined but most of these will be disposed of in a few minutes. The cases will be tried in a regular and orderly manner and no trouble from outside sources is an ticipated. An immense crowd will be in Salisbury, however. All Cleve land township will be here and the court room will not ue able to accom modate half the number that wish to attend the trial." CORNER STONE LAID Corner Stone of New Senate Office Building Laid Today, Washington, July.—The cornerstone or the new Senate office - building fronting on Capital Plaza was laid at noon. The exercises were entirely in formal and were in striking contrast to those when the cornerstone for the House building was laid in the spring, upon which occasion the Masonic order had charge of the ceremonies and President Roosevelt delivered the "Muck rake" speech. A DOUBLE TRAGEDY. Husband Shot arid Killed His Wife Then Suicided. Greenville, 0.. July 31. —As a re sult of the divorce suit growing out of the quarrels over the wife's children by former marriage, Samuei Demond, aged 37, shot and killed his wife, aged 35, then shot himself with the same revolver, dying soon after wards. / 1 ,u 11 1 i THE BEST JO3 PRINTING OF > I $ j ALL KINDS AT THIS OFFICE. ROOSEVELT SfIYSHE EXPECIS CATHGTIC PRESIDENTS IN U. S. President Roosevelt Sends Pope at Rome his Most Profound Re gards. Tells Him he has Al ways Tried to Treat Catholics as Protestants. Cites his Appointments as proofs. Sa>s he Expects to See Catho lic Presidents in this Republic as well as Protestants.* The Pope's Tribute. Rome, July 31.—The Pope received the Pilgrimages conducted by Bishop Gabriel of Ogdensburg, N. Y. Bishop Gabriels quoted President Roosevelt as saying to him on learning that the Bishop was to conduct a pilgrimage to Rome: "Tell the Pope I send him my pro found regards. I have tried to treat Protestants and Catholics alike, as my latest appointments show. I will try to perpetuate this policy. "This republic will stand for many a century. I expect > there will be Cathoiic Presidents as well as Protes tant. I trust they all will treat each other as I have tried to do." The the Bishop most warmly, expressed great love for the United States and the veYy highest esteem for President Roosevelt. CHANGES ON A. C. L. Two New Superintendents Appointed —Mr. Jobe Resigns—Personal. Wilmington, July 31. —The follow ing changes will take place on the Atlantic Ccast Line Railroad, effec tive August Ist, 1906, which have been mado known by a circular from the office of Mr. A. W. Anderson, .-rrneral . and by Mr. W. N. Royal, general mana ger: Mr. E. R. Wooton, has been appointed superintendent of .the Rich [ mond district, vice Mr. J. P. Rus sell, resigned. Mr. J. F. Council has been appointed superintendent of the Norfolk district, vice Mr. E. R. Wooten transferred. Mi 1 . Charles T. Bennett, for a num ber of years chief clerk of the Orton Hotel in this city, has resigned his position with that hostelry and ac cepted one with a large hotel in Norfolk, Va„ Mr. Bennett is well known to all traveling men in North Carolina as a clever and att'aole hotel man and his many friends will re gret to knhw thrt in the future he will make his home in Virginia. Rev. A. McCullen.. pastor of Fifth Street M. E. Church of this city, who is also chrnla'n of the Third Regi ment, N. C. N. G. ranking as cap tain, advises thas it is his intention to go with that regiment to Chica mauga cn August 19th, where they will participate in the maneuvers of the other national guards and regu lars at that place. Mr. R. N. Jobe for some years a clerk in the office of the auditor freight receipts of the A. C. L. Rail road, has resigned his position and left today for Cleveland. 0., where he will work in the general offices of the L. S. & M. S. Y. .Miss Bessie Muse, of Raleigh, N. C., is the guest of Miss Jennie Stan land on Princess street. Mr. W. F. Alexander, Jr., a young railroad man of Richmond. Va., is in the city for a few days on a visit to his parents. XAISER ACCUSERD OF HAVING COLD HEART. Bold Newspaper Declares That Empe ror Is Egotistic to the Verge of Self ishnesfe. Berlin, July 30.—The Kaiser's want of sympathy with the feelings of his people, is the subject of some out spoken criticism,, by publishing which the National Zeitung, the organ of the National Liberty party, lias risked prosecution for lese majeste. The paper finds fault with the Em peror for his egotistic method of cele brating the birth of his first grandson. Instead Qf signalizing the happy event by procalaiming an amnesty for polit ical and minor offences, he contented himself with conferring on the Impe-. rial yacht Hohenzollern the privilege of having a special march played in memory of the fact that he, the Empe ror, spent the birthday of his first grandson in company with the officers of the imperial yacht. "An amnesty." says the National Zeitung, "would have been interpreted by the nation as a sign that its sov ereign, amid his constant travels and his military surroundings, had not lost touch with the scul of uis people. "As things are we cannot escape the conviction that the Emperor's person ality is dominated by influences which are ibnorant of the longings of the masses. He is hidden from his people by a dense body of time-serving cour tiers, and the information supplied to him is of a most one-sided character." Will to Be Contested. Troy, N. Y., July 31. —James H. Sage, nephew of the late Russell Sage declar ed that the will of the late millionaire will be contested. NO 40

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