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In tho Jul; number of Leslie's
Monthly Magazine, Adam Bede, the
Minnesota Republican Congressman,
known as the "Humorist cf the
House," contributes a unique sketch
of Speaker Joseph G. Cannon and the
Hon. .lohn Sharp Williams, Demo
cratic floor leador in the House.
I'.eile ia a clever humorist and he
writes out of a heart full of admira
tion for 1 oth Cannon and Williams,
even if ho does get funny at 'their
expencc. Among other things, he
lays of Speaker Cannon;
Horn in North Carolina, of Quaker
parentage, on the 7th of May, 1836,
and bereft of his father when only
fourteen years of age, Uncle Joe
began browzing around in his youth
ami making overtures to the world
for a meal ticket, which was
never ilenied him. Following the
course of Empire and the
lines of least resistance, he went
early to Indiana, and after a few
years in tho Hosier State, trecked
oi to Illinois, where his unique per
sonality soon attracted the atten
tion of his fellows and has slowly
grown to the full and rounded meas
ure of the nation.
A Tar Heel by birth, a Yankee
by parentage, and a Westerner by
adoption, familiar with farming,
banking and public life, he knows
an asset from a liability in business
or politics, and is an all round
American of the gentlest typo the
Mm'r.nAnf ikinm flint Vina knnnAfiril
uui'jucaii unu bijou uoo uaysucu
in his dnjr and generation. He is
his own mascot. Humor drips
from him, even as oil from Aaron's
beard. But let it be, known that
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trace of eccentricity. .
Ho is a cosmopolitan American
WMh no provincial hatred of State,
section or nation, for, like the Irish
man, he holds that a man ought to
love his native land whether he was
born there or not, and he loveB New
England, while he also has a kindly
feeling towards the Southern people,
for many of his relatives, scattered
throughout Dixie, have ever been
identified with the South. He came
over the borderland got vaccinated
before the war, or ho might have
been quarantined on the other side.
Like Lincoln, bo came from a South-
f 1 1 l T a
em state 10 inuiana ana men to
Illinois to enter the practice of a
lawyer. Like Lincoln, too, he knows
not only a vested right but a vested
wrong when he sees one, nor Is it a
too far cry from Uncle Abo to Uncle
Joe. He believes in the people. He
is safe. ' -
Of Leader Williams, Mr. Bede
says, among other things:
John is the link between the old
and the new. He is a man of books,
of travel and of education, but he
wears no frills and is one of the
plainest members of the House, for
though a man of largo family, he
"aa bu iub lnsiinciB ana ontwara
appearances of a literary Bohemian.
ne ia as easy as an old shoe.
Every member on both sides of the I
Mouse like John Williams.
To analyze his popularity is not
soenay. but it can be safely said
that it ia not his beauty which "first
attracts one, for his pulchritude is
of tho singed cat variety. Indeed I do
not think him so beautiful as Uncle
Joe. On this wiint tharn wonld hard
ly be enough dissenters in the House
w uemand the yeas and nays. "
There are many able and somo brll
'lint men on thn Dflmnnrftflft aldfl.
but nsno so well qualified in every
wy for leadership on the floor as
nn wnuams. Then, too, he is
wiutiiy reaa ana illumines his re
marks with sido-lights that attract
the attention of Republicans no less
man oi his own side of the House.
A ever has a Republican Speaker
jessed tho good will of the oppo
ltionin the House as Uncle Joe
has it to-day, and surely not since
Mr. Carlisle's time has a Democratic
leader on the floor had the Repub
lican good will and admiration be
stowed upon John Williams in the
present Congress.
LeaiW Williams y-f, tUi mn yy
umes or good old Carolina stock.
His ancestors are Welsh, Scotch and
English stock, and some of the
wmiiy are yet residents of North
and South Carolina, in which two
States the Williams have always
oeen prominent. Williamsburg
i-ouniy, booth Carolina is named
for a distinguished member of the
, lamliy;
uuuurman, oi uornell, says
ho man ha8 fl riorht. tnloat a alnrla
life." Before ho atai-oIkcs Vn riot.
however, ho Bhould fioriRlrlnr that thn
8irl has a right not to be starved to
death and dressed so shabbily that
ne willmeroly crack open the door
lo talk tosomebody who has just
"K ine bell.
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The Republican party never did
have any regard for the South, and
in the platform on which Roosevelt
is up for President it shows its
Rough Rider teeth at us in a hateful
way. This cuses ns to suspect that
the G. O. - P. was in a hard row of
stumps and had to lag in something
sectional In order to keep us its re-
cord for winning success by stirring
np strife. It is to be hoped that the
"negro plank" in the Chicago plat
form will really result in putting It
out of business, v .
Says the Philadelphia Record:
Reduction in the Bouth'i represent
ation In Congress, as hinted by the
Republican platform, would not helo
the negro, says the Charleston News
ana uourter. It "would not drive the
white people of the South to further
recognition of the negro's alleged po
litical rlghU." No; but it would re
duce the Democratic strength In the
House of Representatives and perpetu
ate Republican power. But no action
will be taken, oris even contemplated.
When it was proposed In connection
with the appointment under the last
censui, it did not secure the support
oi a corporal s guard among the us
publlcanr, and the proposition in the
platform la merely deilgned to catch
the negro vote In the Northern State.
In aome of which It holdi the balance
of power.
So the sectional Republican party
is willing to show its enemity to the
South in order to get negro votes to
elect a President of the Repnblio of
George Washington and Thomas
Jefferson? The Roosevelt party
evidently doesn't ever expect a self-
respecting Southerner to become a
member of that party. McSinley's
policy was about to make the Re
publican party - an open port for
Southern white men but Roosevelt,
the bumptous, strenous and parti
san Acting President, floated a
negro plank'out and "bottled up"
the harbor. That keeps the South
solid, for what trne blue Southerner
would want to run over a mine like
that to get into a party that is not
only sectional but Infamous for its
corruption and scandals.
Says the Augusta dironicle: "Per
haps a competitive examination
would show that few people in
Georgia know what their State Con
stitution really is.. If we had a new
one, it would soon be tinkered with at
Atlanta. But, let the people decide.
We want the best Constitution
going." ii that lsjvhat you are
bound to have, Editor Clark Howell
will please forward the Atlanta Con
stitution to the Augusta address.
Says the Washington Post: "'Pres-
ident Roosevelt is wise in refusing
to promise not to be a Presidential
candidate in 1908; No man can
tell that far ahead what good im
pulse he might have then." Roose
velt is right. He might want two
chances like Bryan, believing that
the people did not know what they
were doing when they elected Par'
ker in 1904,
A Georgia judge has decided that
a wife has a right to deliver enrtain
lectures to her husband, on the
ground that her well-being is in
volved as well as his, matrimony be
ing a partnership. The judge is a
married man, of course, and he
knows he wouldn't get a night key
if he didn't decide that way.
It has been decided by aome tri
bunal that a married woman has the
right to regulate the health of her
home. She will also continue her
privilego of making it "unhealthy"
for the old man now and agin, even
so as did Eve when she made Adam
8ick bJ glT1D him the aPPle that
didn't agree with him.
Bandit Raisouli wants to come to
America. Let him come. The peo
ple will help him to round np several
subjects now ripe enough to be kid-
nanDed and taken off in a crocus
An Ohio man asks the courts to
dissolve the Standard Oil Company
because it violates the anti-trust
law. Somebody is liable to ' get
greased if they fool with a thing like
The negro is bound to have a
chance at the Carnegie hero fund. In
Indianapolis the other day a negro
dropped a watermelon to keep a
child from being run over by a trolley
North Carolina will again send
two Kitchins to Congress. If
Parker can't boat Roosevelt, North
Carolina will furnish the means to
cook his goose to a certain extent.
The Republican party is 50 years
old this year. Here's hoping for its
funeral and not a golden jubilee I
Amherst College having made Sec
retary Moody a LL. D., he may be
classed as a double L of a fellow.
"Never violate the law," exclaims
a moralist orator. Well, then, iei
the umpire decide right.
"Bobby, won't you kiss me?"
"Naw." "Wei!, Bobby, may I kiss
you?" "Yes, if you kiss me easy
on top oi my nead. (jmcinnau
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Major Stedmsn tbe Same is Before the
H. E. C. Bryant In the Charlotte
Winstojt-Salem, June 27. Be
fore leaving Greensboro, this after
noon, I had a conversation with
Major Charles Manly Sted
man, one of the defeated
Democratic candidates for Gov
ernor. The major lost out in the
race, but he is just as bright and as
sprightly as he was twenty years
ago. He is a lull-grown,mamy man,
wtth the courage of a Hon and the
gentleness of a woman. The sus
pense is oyer and he will do as he
had done for many years, work and
do what he can to make those around
him happy. He is unselfish and
trne that is why his friends are al
ways loyal. Long may he live, for
his kind are few and far between.
He has not uttered a harsh word
abont any of his opponents, and will
not do it.
Some one told me a sweet little
story about Major Stedman the
other day, and it will do to print.
as ne passed along the street going
to his home one afternoon a little
girl, the daughter of a neighbor, ran
out and taking him by .the hand
with both of hers, said: "Major
Stedman, we little girls love you
and we are for you for Governor."
The reply was characteristic of the
man: "My dear child, the love of
such as you, and your friends, is
worth more to me than being Gov
ernor would be. If I am worthy of
such love my life has not been in"
vain." That tells the whole story. '
State Af ala Discriminates Af alnst WHibts
ville in Favor of Morehead City.
Special Star Telegram.
Raleigh, N. C, June SO. General
Royiter announces the encampment
of the North Carolina National Guard
this year to be held at Morehead City,
July a;n to i9tb, with Brigadier Gen
eral Armfleld In command. The con
test was between Wilmington and
Morehead, the special military com
mittee of investigation reporting In
favor of tbe latter place. Only the
second and third regiments will par
ticipate,' the firat regiment being de
tailed for macosuvres at Manassas In
Named as Clerk of the United States
Court it Wllmioftoa Deputy.
Special Star Telegram.
Raleigh, N. C. June 30. Judge
Purnell has appointed Samuel P. Col
lier, clerk of the United States Court
at Wilmington to succeed W. H.
Shaw, deceased. Mr. Collier has not
yet accepted. In tbe event he does
Mr. . James K. Collier Is O be made
Lockjaw After Twenty Years.
Rebecca Satterfield, a colored woman
48 years of age who lived at Seventh
and Red Cross streets, died yesterday
evening in the JamesTWalker Memorial
Hospital, where she was under treat
ment for tetanus, or lockjaw as the
disease is known to the layman. Some
20 years ago the woman received an
injury of the foot, which resulted In
the formation of a fibrous tumor,
which was incidental to the death.
Recently the protrusion on the foot
was injured in some way and tetanus
set in. She was taken to the hospital
where Drs. Akerman, Bell and Bel
lamy attended her. She died within
less than 48 hours after being admitted
to the institution.
Shippinf Dorlnfj June.
The report of Capt. Edgar D. Wil
liams, harbor master, shows arrivals
of 23 vessels of 90 tons and over at the
port of Wilmington during the past
month, 20 of which were American
vessels of 16.826 tons burthen and
three foreign craft of 5,183 tons. The
total tonnage Is 22,009. The American
vessels were nine steamers, 11,570
tons; two barques, 1,088 tons; one
barge, 1,740 tons; eight schooners,
2,488 tons. The foreign vessels were
two steamers, 4,635 tons, and one
barque, 538 tons. The report compares
very favorably witn tnai oi same
month In preceding years.
Negroes Eo8ed la Affray.
"Dandy" Johnson, a colored hack
driver, and Charles Gaston, also col
ored, were arrested by Policeman W.
F. English late yesterday afternoon at
Fourth and Hanover streets, charged
with engaging in an affray. Johnson
said he left home to go to the sound,
but was unexpectedly called back and
found Gaston at his house. Gaston
had been forbidden to come there,
and Johnson was not disposed to do
the "Alohonse" act with him, so they
hitched for a ngnt. it was in progress
srood fashioned when the omcer ar
rived and troubled them to accompany
him to the station house.
Ran From Hospital Surgeon
A negro giving his name as "Mack
approached a policeman down town
last night and asked to be sent to the
hospital for a bad gash between the
thnmb and forefinger, which was
bleeding profusely. He said he re
ceived the gash in a row at Tenth and
Market streets, but could give the po
lice no information upon which they
(nil id act. The ambulance came for
the negro and he was taken out to the
hospital, but before the wound could
be dressed he became frightened and
ran away.
Judge Oliver H. Allen, of
Kinston, who has been the guest of
rvfAttda on Wrlehtsville Sound since
the adjournment of Superior Court on
Rainrdav. came up yesterday after
noon and will Jeave this morning for
his home. He was accompanied at the
aounjl by his little daughter.
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Celebration at . Wilmington arid
Adjacent Resorts Was Qen-
eral, But Very Orderly, j
Great Interest and a Fine Race The
Automobile Event and Others Day;
at f arolioa Beacb, Lake Wso f
- camsw and In the City.
The fourth of July, celebration at
Wilmington and adjacent resorts
Monday was elaborate but not over
done; patriotic and demonstrative but'
not boisterous. The Crowds at the
beaches and elsewhere were large but
orderly. The transportation people
say their records of several years were
broken in the number of passengers
handled and that people out for a good
time were never more quiet. The day
dawned clear and bright and the
weather all day, though warm, was
ideal for a holiday outing at the sea
shore, on the water or in the country.
The crowds began to move as early
as 8 o'clock and kept it up until past
midnight Tuesday. Not an arrest
wis made on either beach and not an
accident of any kind la reported as tho
result of the day's adventures. It was
the kind of fourth of July that leaves
no unpleasant taste In the mouth the
day after. The Consolidated people
estimate that they carried between
3,500 and 4,000 persons to the beach
during the day; Capt. Harper took bs
twee a twelve'and fifteen hundred to
Carolina Beach on the steamer "Wil
mington" and a number to Southport;
the steamer "Compton" carried a large
party to Southport and to sea; the At
lantic Coast Line special took batweea
four and five hundred to Lake Wacca
maw; the steamer "Sanders" carried
a fishing excursion to deep-sea waters,
wblle hundreds of others left town on
the regular trains and In smaller boats.
The city was well-nigh depopulated
and but for the passing of the thronga,
the holiday would have presented
more the appearance of Sunday than
a great American jubilee occasion.
Stores and offices, for the moat
part were closed. 'Tis true flags were
flying, ships in the harbor were very
neatly decorated in National colon,
and tbe occasional explosion of a can
non cracker was heard, but all told it
was very quiet in Wilmington.
At Wrlfbtavllie Beach.
The Consolidated Company made a
name for itself on account of the ease
and safety with which it handled the
multitudes that flocked to Wrights
ville Beacb. Every car and trailer
owned by the company was pressed
into service, and they moved from 6
A.M." to X o'clock Taeiday morning like
clock work. A chartered train 'from
the Atlantic Coast Line was run to
and from the beach as an emergency
measure, hut few chose to ride on it
as long as reasonable comfort could
be found, as it might for most part of
the day, oa the trolley cars and
trailers. Hundreds flocked to the
Seashore Hotel and the club houses,
while thousands went to the Casino
pavilion. There was music and dancing
there all day and night, the regular
orchestra having been supplemented
by the Delgado Band. At night there
was a fees moving-picture exhibit, a
display of fireworks and many other
attractions. Beach Policeman Wm.
Bheehan was assisted during the day
by Officers D. W. Willis, Leon George
and others from Wilmington, but
their services were little needed except
for the moral effect of their presence.
The Yacbt Races.
Of course, the chief attraction of the
dav at Wrightsvllle was the annual
regatta of the Carolina Yacht Club.
A light east wind prevailed at noon
when the race started and all other
condition were favorable. The club
nier. the sound water front and the
board walks were thronged with men,
women and children, anxious and
enthusiastic. When the last of the
white winged fleet had been dls
patched and each with its human bal
last was striving to gain the ascen
Jm cj in the contest, cheer after cheer
would co up as this or that favorite
gave promise of winning. However,
the first to finish tha six mile club
course was the sew and handsome
craft of Cap4. John VanB. Metts and
Mr. E. A. Mettf, while the "Kayem
bee," Capt. M.8. Willard, and another.
new bat, the "Don Julian," Capt. W.
L.Parsley, took second and third prizes
rAinectivelv. It was a beautiful race
and exclitng. There were eight entries,
two of which did not finish the course.
They left the club pl-r In the follow
ing order, with the handicap named
and finished as given:
"O. N. K Capt. Richard Bradley;
started 12:10:00; (didn't finish).
"Yonalee" Cant. f. w. uavis;
mtartpA 1 a -.11 :08 1 finished 2:01:40.
"Sadie," Capt. o. . uowan; stsnea
19:11:24: fiinished 1:55:46.
"Question," Capt. R. A. Parsley;
tartAd 12:11:31: finished 2:00:15.
"Puzzle," Uapt. Jno. vantt. mens;
atartad 12:12:44: finished 1:48:18.
"Emma," Capt. U.w. worm; sun
d 12.14:16: fdidn't finish).
"Kavembee," Capt. M. 8. Willard;
tarted 12:14:44: finished 1:53:18.
"Don Julian," Capt W. L. Parsley;
started 12:16:19; finished 1:54:09.
The yachts finished in the following
order with the actual running time as
given below:
..............1 :35 :S A
'Kayembee" -
"Don Julian"
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The committee in charge of the
regatta was composed of Capt. Wm.
F. Robertson, Mr., George Davis and
Mr. John B. Peschau, the last named
being selected by the other two mem
bers of the committee In the absence
of Mr. Burke Bridgers. Capt. Robert
FRIDAY, JULY 8, 1904.
soa acted as starter; Mr. 8. M. Boat-
wrlgirt fired the signals and Mr. E. A.
Metts acted as official measurer.
' The committee, upon the conclusion
of tho race," figured up the handicap
and announced the prizes as stated
the firat with the club flag to Captain
J. Van B. Metty, of the "Puzzle ;" the
second to Capt MV S. Willard, of the
Kayembee" and vtbe third to Capt.
W. L. Parsley, of the "Don Julian."
The prizes were presented at the club
house by Dr. W. D. McMillan in a
graceful speech, adverting to the fact
in presenting the flag to Capt. Metts
with the beautiful chafing dish set,
complete, that with a single exception
it was the oldest and most time-honored
flag of Its kind In the world. The
second prize was a handsome Imported
China tankard, hand painted and deco
rated with American beauty roses.
The third priza was a year's subscrip
tion to the popular yatching magazine.
The Rudder. ,
tbe intomobile Rices.
Next of interest in the public mind
betides the yacht races, the functions
in connection therewith and the ball
at the Seashore Hotel at night, were
the two automobile races. Tuera were
only two entries, the buckboard match
having been called off for the reason
tbat Mr. W. A. McGowan had no
competitor. The start was from a
point near the Atlantic Yacht Club,
uj i be boacn by tne aeasnore
liutel and back again over a course
of a mile and three-quarters. Mr.
McBee Hatch was the starter and the
judges were Messrs. J. W. Jackson,
Jr., and James Sinclair, of Waj cross,
Ga. Ia the first race Mr. Burke
Bridgers' 40 H. P. Thomas car, driven
bj Mr. Bridgerf, finished in three
minutes, forty-nine and a half seconds
asralnst 3:441 by Dr. A. H. Harriss' 20
H. P. Cadillac, driven by Mr. John
E Piatt. In the second race the
Thomas machine was driven by Mr.
V. Herbst and finished in 8:33 against
tt e Cadillac driven by Dr. Harriss in
4:05. Owing to the condition of tbe
b.-acb, the machines had to be run
siagly against time. Trie latter part
of August there will be nolher meet
and several new machines will enter.
At Lake Waccamaw,
Four hundred tickets were sold for
tha Atlantic Coast L'.ne excursion to
Ltke Waccamaw Tuesday, the train
hnviog left the Front street station
well laden with passengers at 8 o'clock
in the morning. The party left the
Lake at 8 o'clcck last night and got
homo shortly after 9 o'clock. The
trip is said to have been very pleasant
and without untoward incident. The
fare for the round trip was only 75c.
for adults and 60a. focfhiIdren. A.f
ter reaching Waccamaw with the
crowd from Wilmington and iclerme
diate points the train proceeded to
Chadboura and brought down a large
party from that end of the line. J'.o?1 ,
teen . coaches, well laden with people,
were unloaded at the Lake 'during the
day and everybody seemed to have en
j jed the outing greatly. There was
music and dancing in two pavilions
the livelong day, while In the alter
noon a match game of baseball be
tween Boardman and Lake Waccamaw
was played. The Boardman team.
which was said to have been composed
chiefly of professionals from South
Carolina, won by a score of 9 to 3.
Walter and Clyde Council composed
the battery for the Lake team, and
Hamer and Covington for the visiting
club. Oscar Brinkley, of Wllming
ton, played with the Waccamaw team,
There was very little disorder on the
grounds, except the. rather serious cut
ting of a negro named Sam Anthony
by John Barfoot, a white man of the
countv. to whom the negro was inso-
At Carolina Beach. .
The celebration at Carolina Beach
this year was in charge of tbe patriotic
Junior Order of United American
Mechanic, who had their third annual
txcurslon to that popular resort. The
crowd was the largest on record and
was handled with "neatness and dis
patch" by Capt Harper on five trips
of the steamer "Wilmington." There.
was not an untoward incident in con
nection with the celebration and
everybody had a good time. The
presence of Constable Savage, Justice
Bornemann and several other officers
of dignified mien was sufficient to
command the peace, should there
have been any disposition tbat way
but there was none. The Post Ex
chance Band of Fort Caswell fur'
nlshed music in addition to the regu
lar orchestra and there was dancing
all day until 11 o'clock in the pavilion
At the flan Clab Trsps.
A large number of devotees of the
sport spent the afternoon at the lodge
of the Wilmington Gun Club, where
a number of Interesting matches were
shot and aome general practice in
dulged In. Some very fine scores were
made but none of them was official.
Three Girls Killed and Poor Others Isjared
la a Runaway.
By Telegraph to tbe Morning Star.
Little Rock. Ark., July 4. A
special to the Gazette from Texar-
kana says:
Misa Svbel Push, aged 15, of
LHornbeck, La.; Maud Pillow, aged
14, tterdie Bell billow, aged 4, ooin
of Maudville, Ark., were killed and
four others imured this afternoon.
The party was in a surrey when the
horse ran away and overturned tne
surrey, dragging it directly In front
of a rapidly moving street car which
ploughed through it.
"I always pay as I
go," re-
marked the reformer.
.A.UC.W f
where your'e foolish," said the prac
tical noiltician. "l always get a
pass. rmlarteipnia Kecora.
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By Sinking of the Scandinavian-
American Liner Norge Off
the Coast of Scotland.
Of the 800 Peoole on Board Only 120
Were Saved The Vessel Smssbed
on a Rocky Reef and Sunk in :
Twelve Minotes.
By Cable to the Hornine Star.
LON0N, July 3. Over 700 Danish
and Norwegian emigrants bound for
New York are believed to have been
drowned in the North Atlantic on
June 28. Out of nearly 800 souls on
board the Danish steamer Norge,
which left Copenhagen June 22. only
27 are known to be alive and for the
rest no hope Is held out.
When last seen the Norge was sink
ing where she struck on the Islet of
KockalJ, whose isolated peak raises
itself from a deadly Atlantic reef,
some 290 miles off the West coast or
Scotland. Early on the morning of
laat Thursday the Norge. which was
out of her course in heavy weather.
ran onto the Bockall reef The Norge
was quickly backed off but the heavy
seas poured In through a rent In her
The Norge aulcklv besran to eo down
by the head. Eight boats-were lowered
and into these the women and chil
dren were hurriedly put. Six of these
boats smashed against the side of the
Norge and their helpless Inmates were
caught up by the heavy seas. Two
boat loads got away safely from the
side of the sinking ship and many of
the emigrants who were left on board
seizing lif bells, threw themselves
into the se and were drowned. Capt,
Gundel, so say the survivors, stood on
the bridge of the doomed "vessel until
it could be seen no more.
Grimsby, Eng. July 4. A lone
pile of granite, risicg sheer out of tbe
Atlantic 290 miles from the Scottish
mainland is now a monument to al
most 700 dead, whose bodies wash
against tbe rocks or lie on the ocean
bed at its base. Near by, completely
bidden in the water, is the Scandinavian-American
liner Norge, which
was carrying eight hundred Danes.
Norwegians, Swedes and Finns to
join relatives or friends in America.
Of these only about 120 were saved.
Three boats it Is known successfully
reached the sea. The passengers
frantically pulled away from the
doomed ship, passing by poor
wretches who were still afloat and
who vainly begged to be taken on
board, while from the ship came along,
despairing cries. The women In the
boat which reached Grlmaby hid their
eves, but tbe men who were facing the
Norgo &ay they saw the captain still
oa the bridge and the passengers on
deck in attitudes of resignation. Wh'le
they looked the Norge plunged for
ward, her stern shot up In the air and
she disappeared. The swimmers In
the vicinity of the ahip were drawn
into the vortex, around which they
swirled like ships in the maelstrom.
But twelve minutes elapsed from
the time the ship struck until she
sunk. A fine Scotch mist which was
falling at the time shut out the other
survivors from the view of those who
were brought to Grimsby. The latter,
so soon as their boat was clear of the
scene of the wreck, devoted them
selves to thoughts of their own safety.
A jacket was tied to an oar which was
in turn fastened in the bow of the
boat and a sailor, a Dane, took charge
of the boat. Men and women were
put to work keeping the boat afloat, as
a hole bad been stove in her bow when
it was lowered from the ship. An ex
amlnatlon of the water cask showed
that it did not contain a drop of water.
There were some biscuits, however.
and these were eaten by the ship
wrecked people.
More Survivors.
Etoenway. Scotland, July 4.
Oae hundred and two survivors of the
Danish steamer Nrge have been landed
here. The British steamer (Jervonia,
from Leitb. July 1. for Montreal,
brought In thirty-two shortly before
noon. Bhe picked them up from a boat
yesterday evening, westward of the
Butt of Lewis. They were In a woe
ful plight, nearly all of them being
naked. One dead child was in the
Shortly afterwards uerman steamer
Engere arrived with seventy persons
including Captain Gundel 1 rescued
from the Norge's life-boat. They were
terribly exhausted. The survivors say
that all together, four of the Norge's
boats got away. Une boat, therefore,
is unaccounted for.
The majority of tbe 26 who were
landed at Grlmsley have arrived at
Liverpool and from there they will
sail on the Ounard Line steamer
Baxonla which leaves to-morrow for
Boston. A
Teasels are searching in the vicinity
of Rockall for any more survivors.
The horrors of tbe wreck itseil grow
with each survivor's account. Cap-
tain Gundel's statement, which reads
like an affidavit from the dead, for be
went down with his ship, maintains
that the Norge struck on a sunken
rock 18 miles south of Rockall. The
102 survivors are spending the night at
Storniway, many of them In the hos
Negro Assailant oil White Woman Taken
from Sberilf aad Riddled With Bul
lets by a Mob Near Altoesa.
Bv Telegraph to the Morning star.
Carters yille, Ga., July 1. John
Jones, the negro who was arrested to
day and Identified as the assailant of
Mrs. Oscar Banister, who lives near
Alatona, Ga., was taken away from
Sheriff Maxwell by a mob said to
number over two hundred late this
The latest report from the scene of
trouble is that the mob had the negro
in tow, carrying him toward the scene
of bis crime which is near the 41-mile
nost an the Western and Atlantic
railroad, with the intention of string
ing him up.
LAsaut John Jones! the negro as
sailant of Mrs. Banister, was lynched
near the scene of his crime about night
f ai i. Jndsre A. W. Flte made a speech
in n attempt to restrain the crowd of
abuut 200. but It wm useless, xne ne-
pro's body was riddled with bullets,
more than five hundred shots having
been fired.
NO. 37
Prank William?, Colored, Sent to Jail to
Answer Bnrflary Charge In Superior
eonrt Preliminary Trial.
In the police court yesterday at
noon Mayor Springer, after hearing
evidence of a number of witnesses,
held that there was probable cause In
the case of Frank Williams, the
negro charged with burglarizing the
house of Mrs. O. H. Ganzer, on
North Fourth street, early last Sun
day night, and defendant was, sent to
jail without bond to appear for trial
at the next term of Superior Court,
which will not be held until the last
week in September. City Attorney
Bellamy conducted tho prosecution,
arid the facts brought out were sub
stantially the same as given In these
columns yesterday morning In a news
i! era regarding the arrest of Wil
liams. The property stolen was a
lady's gold watcb, belonging to
Mrs. Avant, a daughter of Mrs. Gan
zer, and 7 in cash. The family
was at church at tbe time and en
trance was gained by forcing open a
blind to one of the windows. It. de
veloped at the trial yesterday that one
member of the household, who was
absent when the others left for
church, came home in tho meantime
and was seated on the porch awaiting
the return of the others, while the
burglary was going or. That condi
tion raises a nice point of law as to
whether the house was occupied ikt
the timo and whether the burglary
was in the firat degree, punishable by
death, or in the second degree, for
which the penalty is life Imprison
ment. Mrs. Ganzer, Mrs. Avant and
another daughter of Mrs. Ganzer were
present and testified at the hearing
The evidence adduced at the hearing
showed that Frank Williams, the de
fendant pawned, the watch to another
negro named Charles Tj son for a
small amount. Not feeling safe about
the deal Tyson sold the time piece to a
negro named McDonald. The latter
tried to sell the watch to Mr. Kocb, his
employer, who runs a shingle mill.
Having seen in the papers that a
watch had been stolen from Mrs.
Ganzer, Mr. Koch carried the watch
to the party who lost It and It was pos
itively identified by Mrs. Avant, at
Mrs Ganzer'8. Williams Baid that he
won the watch from another negro In
a crap game In East Wilmington Sun
day night.
Qeoreia Negroes In a Row One Msn
Killed and a Nombsr of Others In
jarcd Some Seriously.
By Telegraph to the Morning Btar.
Augusta, Ga., July 4. A special
to the "Chronicle" from Sharon, Ga ,
At 4 o'clock this afternoon at Hill-
man, where thousands of negroes as
semble every fourth of July, a riot
Was two negroes. Ed. Hlllier
and nandy Beaies. Marshal Bturde-
vant tried to quiet them when several
otner negroes interfered, causing a
general riot. Guns, pistols, knives
and sticks were used freely. Newton
Harris was. shot through the stomach
and killed outright. His brother, Ned
Harris, was cut across the head and
seriously Injured. Ed. Hlllier was
shot in the arm but not seriously, and
an old woman was shot in the
face with a shot gun, seriously.
Lucius A. Moore, near whose resi
dence the row began. Interfered In an
effort to quiet the mob. He received
some small shot from a gun over the
heart, but was not seriously wounded.
Bob Howell was shot in the back and
face and seriously hurt, lob Moore was
seriously cut o i the neck, and several
otners received small wounds that are
not serious. The negroes fled for their
lives in every direction soon afterwards
and quiet was established. The woun-
ded were brought to Sharon at once
where they received medical aid.
North Carolina Delegation Want i Plat
form on Which All Democrats Can
Stand Regardless of the Past.
By Telegraph to tne morning Star.
St. Louis, July 4 That Senator
Carmack, of Tennessee, shall second
the nomination of Judge Parker has
been decided upon. The Tennessee
delegation bai appointed a special
campaign committee to work for the
nomination of Senator Carmack for
the vice presidency.
Sentiment among those of the North
Carolina delegation who have arrived
on the scene is strongly in favor of a
"compromise" platform. The North
Carolinians say they want a platform
on which all Democrats can stand, re
gardless of past alignments. The dele
gation is not Instructed, but Parker
sentiment strongly predominates.
xne invitation to senator uarmack
to second Judge Parker's nomination
came in a letter from William F.
Sheehan, of New York, who atated
that Connecticut would be asked to
yield to Tennessee for this nurnose.
J. a. nead. national committeeman
from Tennessee, will be asked by the
xennesseeans to place Senator uar
mack in nomination for the vice presi
8elleved 1 hat Twenty Persons Were Killed
and Forty Others Injured.
By Telegraph to tne Moraine Star.
Sc. Loose. Jnly 4. A special to
the St. Louis "Globe-Democrat"
from Litchfield 111., says that the
Chicago limited on the Wabash rath
road, due In St. Louis at 7 P. M.,
and a half hour late, was wrecked
inside the city limits. .
The train struck an open switon
and was overturned and seven of
the nine carB were burned.
It is believed that twenty persons
perished In the second and third
I coaches and that forty were injured.
before ine next full
original Gnnn men will
Corth Carolina
in Texas.
P08t: The ' Durham
Herald, Independent, rang the bell
when It said: "Tho State conven
tion refused to do what it consider
ed an injustice to tho negro, and it
was not playing "for his vote,
The Taylor 8 ville Scout has dis
covered a pig which it says "sur
passes any natural curiosity ever 1 1
duced" and puts Alexander "in tee
front again." It has a perfect body
and head, "without feet, logs or
eyes." '
H. G. Ewart and J. M. Gud
ger, Republican and Democratic
candidates, respectively, for Con
gress in 'the Asheville district, on
Saturday arranged ten appointments
for a joint discussion of the Issue i
during September.
Durham Snn: Prominent Re
publicans are viewing with great ap -prehension
the general sagging of
business and they are terribly afraid
that the end of "prosperity" will
come before the end of the cam
paign does.
Salisbury will have another
telephone system In opposition to
the Bell Company. The latter re
cently purchased the system thero
and is now preparing to rebuild it.
The new company is selling its stock
rapidly and expects to begin opera
tions soon.
The Anti-Saloon League of
Elizabeth City has a vigilance com
mittee to aid the authorities in de
tecting violation of local prohibi
tion laws. The committee-reports
to the Leagne that several parties
have violated the law, and that the
names and proof will be furnished.
Raleigh Post: It has been al
most overlooked, but perhaps those
newspapers which persisted in charg-ing,indouble-column
space, that Mai.
Stedman had prosecuted Democratic
registrars in Randolph county, might .
be now persuaded to state the facts
tell the truth just for the sake
of keeping history straight.
Sheriff Alspaugh, of Forsyth
county, on Saturday received a tele
gram from the sheriff of Surry coun
ty, stating that Edward Kiger, an
old man, had his throat cut by a
negro near Stony Ridge Friday
morning. The negro was in the act
of robbing Kiger when he heard
some one coming to the old man's
assistance. The negro, whose name
was not learned, ran off and escaped.
At Winston on Saturday morning
Sheriff Alspaugh arrested a negro
who comes near filling the descrip
tion of the man who assaulted
Kiger. He was committed to jail.
Me Bays his name Is Hargrave.
Discussing the tariff, the New
born Journal says: When the Ameri
can farmer must pay a higher price
ior iarm implements, purchased of
the American manufacturer next
door to him, than does the South
American or the Australian farmer,
who competes with him in selling
products in the world's markets, it
does not merely look like rank in
justice to the American consumer
and producer, but it places -the Ag
ricultural Mannfacturing Trnst as
an enemy to this country assisting
the foreign farmer at the expense of
the American farmer, and receiving
a bounty from the government, In
the shape of an unnecessary tariff for
the treachery.
Late Saturday afternoon Scot
land county was visited by another
severe hail storm, and from what
can be learned equally as much
damage was done by this as by the
storm of some weeks ago. This
storm passed through the neighbor
hood around and below Gibson and
the area covered embraced some of
the choicest farming lands in the
connty. Where the cotton was knee
high before the hail there are only
stems from two to three inches high
left. Pine trees are completely
peeled on the sides exposed to the
hail, it is impossible to give an
accurate estimate of the damage
with present information. Tele
phone lines are all down. The hail
was accompalned by a severe wind
and rain storm. In one instance the
hail fell with such force that the
occupants of a house did not dis
cover that two trees had been blown
down on it until after the storm.
Looking for a Running Mate tor Theli
Candidate and for People Who Have
Uninstructed Vole to Deliver.
By Telegraph to the Moraine Bta.
St. Louis, July 8. New Yorkers,
and, of course, New York means
Parker, are so confident to-night that
their candidate is to be nominated that
they are talking over with leaders of
delegations from other States the ques
tion of a running mate, and to all
delegations that have a candidate for
the place are giving assurances or
their distinguished esteem. Former
Senator Hill, William F. Sheehan,
former Senator Murphy and Btate
Senator MoCarren held a levee all the
afternoon and to-night, and are so
extremely confident tbat they are not
paying any attention to the arrival of
the leadera of the Tammany delega
tion. Senator McCarren said, signifi
cantly, this evening:
"We are looking for people who
have uninstructed votes to deliver.
The Tammany votes will be cast by
ex-Senator Murphy, who votes New
York State under the unit rule, and
he will cast them for Parker, who will
be nominated, perhaps, on the first
ballot, and surely on the second."
Two things were stated definitely at
Senator Hill's headquarters to-night:
First, -that no platform has been
drawn for Judge Parker to stand on
and that even a rough draft will not
be forthcoming until Wednesday;
and, second, that Judge Parker, as a
candidate, will readily stand upon
any platform that a majority of the
convention agrees upon. This last
statement is significant, because It is
thoroughly well known tbat he would
not stand on a radical platform. It Is,
therefore, evident that the Parker
supporters are already assured that
the convention will not agree to even
a suggestion of radicalism as suggest
ed by Bryan and Hearst supporters;
but, Indeed, will strongly tend in an
entirely different direction, particu
larly on tbe financial and tariff
Japanese soldiers carry with
them a paper kettle, which costs 2
cents and can be used eight or ten
times, in which water bolls in ten
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