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BY NEW YORK CRIME
Mrs. Annie Moore, Aged 50,
Found Murdered in Most Hor
rible Manner, in her Room.
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Number of Fearful and Ghastly
Wounds Been Inflicted.
James Moore Arrested on Suspi
cion, Had Lived with her Seven
Years Although his Family was
in Stone's Throw of the Trag
New York, Aug. 28.—A woman
known as Mrs. Annie Moore, aged 50,
■was found murdered in her room at
No. 6, Second street. She had been
horribly mutilated. The jugular vein
was servered,, wind pipe almost cut
through, her breast was badly slash
ed and her body was disemboweled.
No weapon was found and there was
but few blood marks around the room.
James Moore,-who has posed as the
woman shiisband, Is held by the police
on suspicion. •
Moore' told the police he and the;
woman, had bsen living together for
four years. The woman, he said, was
the widow- of his brother who died
ten years ago. 1
The horrible wounds recalled the
The police concluded that the wo
man was atacked in her sleep, as there
were no signs of a struggle. The muf
dered woman, before her mariage to
the prisoner's brother, was Annie
Fitch. After her husband's death she
went rapidly down the scale of life.
Moore is in an advanced stage of
consumption. He has a wife and two
children living hardly a stone's throw
from the scene of the crime.
Three life insurance policies wer#
found in the room. One for $27&. was
on the life of the woman payable to
the prisoner. The others were on the
itfe of ifcjore .woman.
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OUR ICELAND TRADE.
Icelanders Wish to Bring About Di
rect Trade With America.
Copenhagen, Aug. 28. —Telegrams
from Reykjavik, Iceland, intimate
that the Icelanders are planning to
bring about the diiect importation of
American goods, instead of byway
r.f tie British ports. The imports
from America, especially petroleum,
wheat, sugar and tobacco, have large
ly increased during recent years and
it is thought the trade could be con
siderably improved with cheaper!
THE ROYAL DECREE
Restores Civil Marriage Formalities
And Allows Persons to Reform From
Expressing Their Religion.
Adrid, Aug. 28. —The royal decree
restores civil marriage formalities and
suppresses the obligation on the part
of the parties desiring to get married
to declare their religion. This is di
rectly opposed to the Papal nuncios
claim and it is expected will arouse po
litical struggle when Parliament reas
ASK FOR DICTATORSHIP.
Monarchical Party Make an Appeal to
Mosocw, Aug. 28. —The Monarchical
party, in an address to the Emperor,
openly appeals for the dictatorship,
"which will put an end to the demor
alization in the army." and also urges
a complete suppression of Parliament
and the restoration of unlimited au
APPOMATOX RIVER RISING.
Piver Rose Suddenly Last Night, Do
ing Great Damage to City—Car Ser
Richmond, .Aug. 28. —The Appo-
Jiiatox river took a sudden rise last
right and is still rising. The wharves
at Petersburg are under water, flood
ing a number of business houses in
the lower section o£ the city and do
ing considerable damage. The street
car traffic is suspended at some
points and railway bridges are being
ALL WERE RECUED.
Twenty-One Persons Rescued From
Detroit, Aug. 28. —Twenty-one per
sons, including the captain's wife, and
two children were rescued from the
burning steamer Charles A. Eddy, by
the steamer the City of Mackinaw, off
the port Saint In Lake Huron. All
escaped uninjured. The Eddy was de
Three Men Were Shot.
Usovkad, Aug. 29. —Two police ser
geants and a rural guard were shot
and killed on the streets here by the
Old Guard Won.
Seagirt, Aug. 28. —A team represent
ing the old guard of Massachusetts
won the veterans' organization team
match with a score of 260, The team
of the old guard of New York was sec
ond with 228.
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' THE CUBAN SITUATION.
Enlistment of Volunteers Suspended
Until Effect of Offer to Insurgents
Havana, Aug. Z'S. —The enlistment
of volunteers by the government has
been suspended until the effect of
President Palma's offer of amnesty to.
the insurgents can be determined.
The Secretary of the Treasury Ster
ling informed the Associated' Press
that during the last few days numer
ous inquiries have been received from
many insurgent chiefs in Havana, Man
tanzas and Santa Clara province as to
whether they would be prosecuted if
they laid down their arms. The Secre
tary denied that the further enlist
ment of recruits had been stopped.
Fired oij Train.
Acting Secretary, of the Interior
Montalvo directed Gen. . Rodriguz,
commander of the rural guards, to
continue the enlistment of recruits
and to push the pursuit of the in
surgents in all directions.
A band of insurgents fired a volley
at a passeifger train on the Western
Railway. Several bullets hit the
cars, but nobody was wounded.
in the Discovery Struggle Ensued—
Troops Riddle House With Balls—
Foiy Persons Killed.
Riga, Aug. sß.^—The police and
troops surrounded a lodging house
on Stolivia street where bombs
were discovered. The Revolutionists
inside fired with rifles from the win
dows on the attacking party and also
threw a bomb, whereupon the troops
riddled the house with bullets, kill
ing or wounding all the inmates. Two
men and two women were killed.
MAY LAY DOWN ARMS.
Impression is Prevalent That Insur
gents Will Shortly Lay Down
Havana, Aug. 28.—The impression
is general that the insurgents with
the exception of Pino Guetra, will
shortly lay down aims. In the mean
while, it is asserted, that ail recruit
ing will cease.
The' pay of the artillerymen and
rural guards has been raised,' the
officers getting a 20 per cent, in
cref.sc and the privates an increase
of 50 per cent.
BOY MURDERS FATHER. ✓
Lust of Gold Led 17-Year-Old Boy to
Slay His Father.
Spokane, Wash., Aug. 28. —
For the purpose of securing SSOO
which he thought his father carried,
James F. Sloane, a pioneer merchant
was murdered 80111
OFF FOB DEW YORK
TO WELCOME BRYAN
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One Hundred Prominent Illinois
Democrats Leave Chicago for
New York to Welcome Bryan,
Sullivan in Number. Forces
Gather for all Over U, S.
Chicago, Aug. 28. —One hundred lead
ing Democrats of Illinois will leave Chi
cago for Ney York this afternoon to
assist in welcomes Mr. Bryan.
National Committeeman Sullivan
who was endorsed by the Democrats of
the State convention last week at Pe
oria, over the protest of Bryan also
leaves for New York to-day and expects
to be present at the ceremonies amend
ing the welcome of Mr. Bryan back
PREPARE FOR CAMPAIGN.
Court at Peterhcf Divided as to How
to Meet Coming Campaign.
St.. Petersburg, Aug. 28. —The court
at Peterhof apparently is divided as
to how to meet the campaign oi the
Terrorists. Premier Stolypin and his
cabinet, howevflr, hr.ve taken a stand
against the repression upon the scale
which would drive the whole popu
lation into revolt.
, The reactionary party at the court
i 3 urging the dictatorship. Funerals
of the victims of Saturday's bomb
explosion were held under military
SCHULZ RECEIVES DAMAGE.
Given $6,000 Damage Against Eighty
Members of Council—Refused to
Put Union Lable on His Goods.
Fon Du Lac, Wis., Aug. 28. —Otto
J B. Schulz, a prominent baker of Ra
' cine, was awarded $6,000 damages
against 80 members of the trades
and labor council for boycotting
Schulz's . business and placing his
nrme on an unfair list because
1 Schulz refused to put the union label
cn his products.
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} - .Denies the Report.
' New York, Aug. 28.—The General
counsel for the Standard Oil Compa-
Vny said: "We have no interest whafr
" ever in buying up the distilleries or
in the manufature of denatured alco
hol. There has been no negotiations
to that end, and ho talk of any."
t Press Clubs League.
e Denver, Aug. 28. —The sixteenth an
nual convention of the International
League of Press Clubs is open. Presi
dent Keenan of Pittsburg presided.
3 Loss By Fire $550,000.
a St. Paul, Aug. 28.—Fire caused the
a loss of $300,000 to the American Can
Company and $50,001) to the Heinz
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BIG COMPANY CLOSED DOORS. j
Real Estate Trust Co. Closed its
Doors —Serious Financial State of
Affairs—Had Deposits of $1,500,000.
Philadelphia, Aug. 28—The Real
Estate Trust Company closed its
doors at 2:25 this afternoon.
Frank S. Hippie, president of the
Real Estate Company, died suddenly
last week. It is reported in a finan
cial circular that an investigation of
the company and the president's es
tate, disclosed a serious state of
affairs. It is understood that the
directors have pledged themselves
ior several million of dollars in an
effort to preserve the institution.
The company, has deposits of $1,500,-
•Hippie's Sudden Death.
The death of Hippie, occurred sud
denly Friday, last, and has been the
subject of some comment. Hippie
was at his desk as usual Thursday, in
apparent good health. He passed
Thursday evening as usual with his
wile retiring about nin 3 o'clock. , Fail
ing to comedown stairs at the ust&l
time Friday morning his wife went* TO
call him. He co-nplained of feeling
ill and she telephoned for the doctor
but in spite of all the physician could
do Hippie sank rapidly and died at
6:30 a. m. The doctor assigned cere
bral hemorrhage as the cause.
The Company's History.
The boards of directors of each !
bank in the city held separate meet-'
ings this afternoon but found them
selves unable to lend the required j
rssistance to th>e trust company
whose failure will amount to $7,000,-
000. The trust company's last state
ment showed resources and liabili
ties almost of $11,000,000.
It was second in point of standing
of the Philadelphia trust companies.,
It had a capital and surplus of $2,-1
900,000. It was established in 1885, ;
and Hippie was president up to the j
time of his death. The company did I
a large business in call loans, having j
nearly $7,000,000 of such loans out
standing. There are rumor 3 to the
effect that Hippie's death, was not
the result of natural causes. Hippie
h2d been engaged in heavy real es
tate deals and it is said lost millions.
The amount of the trust fund in
vested by the company is $26,167,-
682. This does not include the trusts
under corporation mortgages or
trusts of securities amounting to $60,-
483,400 held by the company as de
positary and trustee for icsucs of col
lateral trust bonds.
George H. Earle, Jr., president ol
the Finance Co. of Pennsylvania, was
appointed receiver of the Real Estate
Trust Company. Hippie was treasurer
of the board of thrustees of the
Presbyterian General Assembly and of
the sustentation committee of the
Synod of Pennsylvania, of Presbyter
ian Hospital and American treasurer
of the Western section of the Alliance
of reformed churches holding the Pres
byterian system. I
Stock Market Affected.
New York, Aug 28.—The stock mar
ket was affected unfavorably by the
failure of the Real Estate Trust Co.
of Philadelphia. Prices declined from
1 to 5 points later on St. Paul.
WATCHING NEW COMET.
Celestial Wanderer Observed at Heidel
berg and Koenigsberg.
Cambridge, Mass.; Aug. 28.n—The
comet discovered by Prof. Kopff at
Heidelberg University August 22 has
been observed since by Prof. Fath at
the Lick Observatory and Prof. Przyby
leck at Koenigsberg, acording to ad
vices received at the Harvard College
[ Observatory. At the lick Observatory
- the comet was seen August 24,7063
- (Grenwich mean time), in right ascen
• sion 22 hours 48 minutes 1 second, and
- in declination plus 10 degrees 18. min
» utes 22 seconds
At Koenigsberg it was seen August
24.3456 (Greenwich mean time) in
right ascension* 22 hours 48 minutes
- 16.5 seconds and in declination plus
1 10 degrees 19 minutes 26 The
- daily motion In right ascension* was
recorded as minus no degrees 2 min
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List of 300 Reformed Words
Reached Executive Office Yes
terday and President's Corres
pondence Yesterday was in Ac
cordance with List.
■Oyster Bay/- Aug, 28. —In view of
the public statement that the Presi- j
dent had made known his intended
policy toward Cuba, Secretary LOeb
taid any such statements are with
out foundation, as the President had
indicated to no one any determina
tion in the matter
lecommendation with the Carnegie
Spelling Reform Committee. An
■ official list of 300 reform words
reached the executive- office yester
day and the letters mailed yesterday
afternoon were spelled in accord
This list will? be the official dic
tionary of the (jxbeutive staff, hence
forth and when the committee shall
add new words to the list its recom
mendations are to be immediately
Adopt Phoenetic Spelling.
Washington, Aug. 28. —The Presi
dent's order regarding the phoenetic
I spelling will be extended to all
i branches of the government and all
| public documents will be printed with
| that form of spelling. A meeting was
.called yesterday by Public Printer
Stillings, of all the chief clerks of the
: various departments and a committee
appointed to formulate rules for car
rying out this order.
BIG AHEM* HI
To-day's Democratic Primaries will
Probably Bring out Largest Vote
Ever Polled if S. C. Interest
Centers in Race of J. F. Lyon
for Attorney General.
Columbia, S. C., Aug. 28. —The indi
■ cations are that the Democratic pri
maries will bring out the largest vote
The issue is the State dispensary
■ against local option.
Principal interest centers in the
i lace of J. Frazer Lyon for attorney
general, against whom Senator Till
man has made a bitter, personal and
political campaign, t ■
The Democratic primary election
■ is being held today in South Caro
lina and every elective officer in the
• State from United States senator to
: coroner is being vcted for.
• ■ T,lfe indications are that the larg
est vote in the history of the primary
■ system will be cast, probably exceed
• ing 100,000. The weather is cloudy
; but no rain yet and as farmers are
r not busy the vote will be heavy.
! Tillman is without opposition, but
- hi? name is being "scratched" from
1 the tiekets by many who resent his
- ardent advocacy, of the dispensary
and his campaign abuseof the
t preachers and prohibitionists,
l For governor it is the general
1 opinion that M. F. Ansel, cf Green
-5 ville; is the leading candidate, as he
2 will lead the" large white counties
s along the mountain section with a
» l:eavy vote. He is opposed to the
iMspensary and!-favors local option.,
y the strongest dispensary candidate
s rlthough . it ; possible that Cole
t Blease, of Newberry, will push
ring for second place.
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CONDITION 6F RAILROAD.
Corporation Commission Issued Re
port on Condition C. C. Division of
S. A. L. Line.
Raleigh, Aug. 28. —Tne Corporation
Commission today Issued a report on
the condtlon of the Carolina Central
division of the Seaboard Air Line, the
Hamlet-Wilmington report being based
on the inspection last week on com
plaints from citizens that the road was
unsafe and in dangerous condition.
The report sets out that the road is
not in good condition, the rails being
light 50 pound and old having been
In use since ISB2.
Many cross ties are defective and
the road bed is soft from the need of
I The commissioners are of the opln
■ ion that freedom from accidents this
line has enjoyed Is attributable to the
prudent management of those operat
ing the trains and to the fact that
the road Is so straight.
It is now doing and promises to con
tinue to prosecute the work the
drain of the road surface BwJn*aP
the conditions and the weather permit
and replace the old rails with new hea
vier ones which will put the road in
a thoroughly good condition. This is to
be completed in the early part of 1907.
WOULD KNOW ABOUT SCHOOLS.
Supt. Cochran Busy Today Making
Out Statistics for University Of N.
Superintendent Cochran of the coun
ty schools has received a request from
the authorities at the University of
North Carolina, asking for very extend
ed and detailed information about at
tendance, finances school funds and in
fact everything essential pertaining to
the management of the school system
of the county. Especial stress was
laid on high schoo:s and lhany ques
tions asked about these^
Supt. Cochran at once took up the
matter and was engeged n'early all day
in making out a report giving the de
sired Information, which it IsT needless
to say, is most creditable to the coun
The use to which the University au
thorities wftKjmt this information is
not stated explicitly in the letter re
ceived from them but It is surmised
that it is for some special iiurpose, or
an outline of the public school system
of the State, to be used in the Uni
versity or supplied to outside inquir
DEATH OF MISS 6UMPAS.
Daughter of Rev. Dr. Bumpas of
Raleigh, Died Sunday Night
: Father in the East.
New Bern, Auj?. 2&.—*Ono of the
saJddest. deaths that . ever Occurred in
New Bern was that of Miss . Jessie
Bumpas at 10:30 o'clock Sunday
eight. She was the only child of
Rev. Dr. and Mrs. R. F. Bumpas, of
Raleigh. Several weeks ago she
came here to visit the family of Mr.
J.} A. Meadows and w.S3 taken 111,
typhoid fever soon developing in a
most virulent type. Everything that
skilled medical treatment and ex
cellent nursing could .do was con
stantly done for her relief, but to no
To make the s case peculiarly sad,
-her father Rev. Dr. Bumpas, pastor
of the Edenton Street M. E. Church,
Raleigh, Is absent on a tour through
the Holy Land, and was not Informed
of his daughter's critical condition, it
being thought best not to apprise
him of the fact as he would be un
able to reach home in time.
The lines have fallen heavily upon
Dr. and Mrs. Bumpas, tfcey haying
lost their only son with the same die
base a few- years ago.
... The young lady.'s were car
ried to Durham for interment. Rev.
G. T. -Adams, pastor of the Cente
nary M. EL Church here, accpmpr.nled
them. - There were dfy eyes at
the railway station yesterdays morn,
ing; as numerous frifefcd*took Jeave
of the sorrow stricken mother who
was aimost heartbroken bfeneatn the
burden of her double-grtef.
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Newport, Aug. t 2B—William J.
i Clothier' of Philadelphia, de
feated Karl Behr Of New York in the
finals of all comers tournament in the
National Lawn, Tenfcls championship,
three straights to Maw,
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BRAVED DEATH TO WIN
QrRL STUDENT'S FAVOR.
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Torrlngton School Boys Lowered Over
Precipice by Girls Remove Offending
Winst,er, Conn., Aug. 27. —To estab
lish themselves as heroes in the eyes
of the young women of Alpha Alpha
connected with the Torrongton High
school students of that school yester
day and today risked their lives by al
lowing themselves to b6 let down on
ropes held by the girls- over a preci
pice, where they obliterated a large
"G" placed on the face of a boulder
last summer by students of the Gilbert
school here and painted a large "T,"
The girls were equal to the task as
signed them in the perilous work, and
safely lowered and raised the young
men. One slip would have meant
death for the men on ,the rocks 50 feet
When the Gilbert students learned
what their rivals had done they re
paired to the scene with yellow paint
and brushes and covered the "T" with
a "G." This morning the Torrington
students after giving the "G" a coat
of red painted in the letter "T" prom
inently in white.
RESTAURANT NEEDS CASH.
Proprietor Has Good Moral Backing,
But Must Have Money Support or
Close His Doors.
Schenectady, N. Y., Aug. 27. —The!
proprietor of the largest restaurant
in this city has suspended a huge
banner in front of his establishment
and upon it is the following an
i "I have tried hard to give this city
? good, clean restaurant, where young
men and Women could go without the
evil influences of intoxicating drinks.
My patronage has not been suffi
cient to make it pay, so I must sell
out or close in a few days if I do
not get more business. Some of my
creditors are suing me and can get
judgment. I will pay every dollar I
ewe if given a chance."
It was a little more than a year
ego that a delegation from the min
isterial association opened this res
taurant with prayer. No intoxicating
liquors were to be sold within its
walls, and it was to be closed on
prayer-meeting nights and during all
church services on Sundays.
Despite its ecclesiastical backing
the business has not prospered.
"Speaking of happiness," said the
home-grown philosopher, "a bachelor
with $50,000 isn't as happy as a
poor married man with seven mar
"Why not?"-queried the youth.
"Because,** explained the philoso-
I "the former wantfc
than he has, while the latter
has more than he wants."
FIRST BALE HEW
fjQTTQH | ETED
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Mr. J. A, Blakeney Who Has Held
the Record For Twenty Four
Years Brings First Bale of 1906
Crop to the Market. 'Brings
11 1-2 Cents.
Charlotte News Aug. 28th.
Mecklenburg's first bale of cotton of
the 1906 crop was brought to the mar
ket this morning by Mr. J. A. Blakeney
of Providence who has held the dis
tinction of marketing the initial bale
foi the past 24 years.
The bale sold this morning was
bought by the firm of W. A. Watson
and Company, and brought 11% cents.
It weighed 577 pounds. The seed was
sold to Cochrane and McLaughlin for
22% cents which is 4% above the regu
lar market price. The total receipts
lor the cotton and seed amounted to
Mr. Blakeney brought the first bale
of the season last year on the 14th of
August. The first bale of the proceed
ing year was sold on the 31st of the
Mr. Blakeney stated to a News re
porter that he could have had the new
bale on the market five days ago but
for the incessant rains which prevent
ed picking. He says there is another
bale open now in the fields which can
not be gathered on account of showers.
According to Mr. Blakeney the crops
in lower section of the county will
average but little more than half a
crop. The rains of the past few days
have wrought serious damage, causing
the cotton to rust and fall out to an
extent that will materially affect the
output of the crop.
DISINHERITS ELOPING GIRL.
: Rich 'Grandmother of Child of Four
teen Changes Her Will.
"v Chicago, Aug. 27. —Vivian KUehm
■ stead, the fourteen-year-old daughter
of A Lewis Kuehmsted, president of
• the Gregory Electric Company, who
L doped in Elgin with a butcher boy,
• Albert Woehier, nineteen years old,
'[was today disinherited by her grandr
- mother ,' Mrsj Pannie Brentano-Frien
> wait, who lives at Fortress Monroe,
i Va. Frienwalt is said to be wealthy
and to have planned to leave her for
'time to Vivian.
. . Vivian and Albert were married in
- Elgin after saying they were of age.
i A constable was vainly trying to have
5 the marriage license annullel at Ge
, neva at the time. The pair have disap
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THE BEST JOS PRINTING OF
ALL KINDS AT THIS OFFICE.
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' HELD YESTERDAY
Latest Returns Indicate that
Comer's Majority for Governor is
Between 15,000 arid 20,000.
Result for Lieut. Governor is
Still in Doubt.
The Result in the Other Offices
Number of Candidates Nomi
nated. Three Congressmen
Chosen Unopposed. Official
Birmingham, Aug. 28.—Further re
turns indicate Comer's majority for
! Governor will be between 15,000 and 20,-
.000. The unusual length of the ballot
impeded counting the votes greatly.
Result for Lieutenant Governor is in
doubt, between Gray, Meader and
The race for Chief Justice of the su
preme court is close between Weakley
and Tyson, with Weakley leading.
Brandon will probably be nominated
The Treasurer Julian. Secretary of
State Superintendent of Edu
cation and Garber. Attorney General
were nominated. The Alternate sena
torial race is between Johnston, Knox
and Bankhead, with the chances favor
ing Bankhead and Johnston.
The leading candidates for Railroad
Commissioner seems to be Harris and
It will require an official vote to de
termine the result for Lieutenant Gov
ernor, alternate Senatorship, Railroad
Commissionerships y and Chief Justice
of the supreme count. Craig was
nominated for Congress in the fourth
district; Burnett in the seventh and
Underwood in the ninth districts un
ONE THOUSAND BUCKET SHOPS.®
Merrill A. Teague offers the follow
ing suggestions in his concluding ar
ticle on "Bucket-Shop Sharks," in the
"What Senator Kyle reported in
1898 is more cogent now than it was
then, for the 400 bucket-shops have
grown to be more than 1,000 and a
mighty nation, riding on the crest of
a wave of unparalleled prosperity, is
daily more headlong in its rush to
play the game thieves are operating.
But, you ask, what is the action the
Congress should take? I will an
swer in a sentence:
"Pass an act which will bring the
wires leased by the telegraph and
telephone companies to brokerage or
commission houses, of whatsoever
kind, under the jurisdiction of the
interstate commerce commission,
with power vested in the commission
to verify reports made by the com
panies and to prohibit the use of
privately leased wires by bucket
"For a quarter of a century these
companies have been swelling their
dividends with toll taken fiom
knaves who have robbed and swind
led almost without restraint. The
time will come when a parental gov
ernment will check this. The com
panies will assert and try to sustain
in court, that brokerage-use of their
wires cannot be construed as being
interstate commerce. Can it?
Within the realm of brokerage, wires
are leased for transmitting quota
tions and orders. Quotations are
the steam in the boilers of the buck
et-shops; without them the thieves
would have nothing with which to
crive their engines—nothing against
which their dupes might bet."
NEGRO BOWENS RESIGNS.
Resigns as American Consul at Gua
deloupe, West Indies.
Washington, Aug. 28. G. Jarvis
Bowens has resigned as the American
consul at Guadeloupe, French West
Indies. He left the service shortly af
ter the rioting in Guadeloupe which
caused him to send alarming and al
leged unwarranted reports to the State
Department about the dangers which
threatened the American interests.
Bowens is the negro appointed from
West Virginia. His successor has not
PROMINENT CITIZEN DEAD.
Mr. J. L. McWhirter Died Suddenly
and Unexpectedly This Morning.
Union, S. C.-, Aug. 28.—Mr. J. L.
McWhirter, one of county's "most sub
stantial citizens, and one of Jones
ville's foremost enterprising men died
very suddenly and unexpectedly this
morning about 6 o'clock at his home at
S. F. Kline Suicided.
Atlanta, Aug. 28. —S. F. Kline, laun
dry clerk, who came here from Savan
nah committed suicide byp cutting his
throat with a razor..
It is said that Kline had been
drinking and was in a highly nervous
state. He had expressed the fear that
he would be the victim of assassins
and last night went to the proprietor/
of his boarding house to ask for pro
tection-, _ ;