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C. A T T(T. A 551 A N
RALEIGH. NORTH CAROLINA, APRIL 11. 1901.
ONE OF THK PARTICIPANT
RESULT OF A FEUD IN OKLAHOMA.
Mrs. Hllfn tiallefs-d Mr. Danchson
to fr ight a iHief with I'istols at Twrm;
lara a . IaaMrr of tht first diirmI
a"a tb Mla-nal to Hr.- llushaoda now
. fHtakin for nah otanr.
Chicago, April 4. A f-eial to
the lUt-ord-Herald from Now kirk,
Mrs. Klla Selglin and Mrs. Daugh
son, living near this city, fought a
duel with revolver at twenty aces
to-day ami Mrs. Selglin In now in a
hospital dangerously wounded. To
of her opponent's hots lodged In
her breast, hut she i able to talk
aud is anxious to mover that nh
may again fl ' t Mrs. Daughsoti.
The duel grew out of a long
standing feud hetwcen the wouen,
Jealnuxy lieing the canst. Mrs.
Daughsou lives on a Turin just south
of ttie city, and Ma Selglin hs
frequently endeavored to arouse the
tempT of her ueighlter hy various
means, the most effectual lieing the
claim that she (Mrs. Selglin) could
'take Mrs. llttughsonN husband away
from his wife any time she wished.
Mrs. Duugh-um finally ap'aled to
the courts, and yesterday forenoon
Mn. Scigllu was fined 300 for
tresjaslng uhhi the I)aughon
property and inciting trouble. As
noon as she paid the tine Mrs.
Se glin drove out to the Daughsou
home, smarting under the loss of
money and the criticism of the
Judge. Hiding up to the door of
the Daughsou house, she invited
her rival to come out and light a
Mrs. Duughson promptly accepted
the challenge, and came out armed
with a revolver. The women then
faced each other at rilty feet and le
gan shooting, the signal leing given
hy a daughter of Mrs. Seiglin, who
had accomianh d her from town.
Each tired three phot a without
eifect. Then Mrs. Daughsou got
the range and iired two shots in
quick succession, both striking Mrs.
Selglin in the brenst. She fell and
Mis. Daughsou assisted in carrying
her into the house, where a physic
ian dressed her wounds, afUr which
Hhe was conveyed to a hospital.
Now the husbands of the women
are seeking tach other, vowing to
kill on sight.
The partisans of each woman are
also burnishing up their weapons
and seeking an excuse to shoot Home
body. During the trial the two
women attempted several times to
Hy at each other and tight it out
then and there, and the belligerent
spirit permeated the entire court
room. Mrs, Seiglin says her revolver re
fused to work after the tlrst three
shot', and that she will make a bet
ter rtcord when next she faces Mrs.
Daughsou. The latter has not yet
leen arrested, and grimly remarks
that she has taken the precaution to
.......it.... .....i ..si t.,
ami that she cm le. louml at home
bv any one lookinir lor an argument,
. . ' ' ' I
Electric i.io to connect iiuriinirton.
tJrabam no.1 iiaw ui,er.
tlraham, N. ('., April..1). The
plan lor buidng an electric line to
connect llurllngton, Craham and
Haw River is backed by a New
. - . -
10,000 people living along the line
of the proposed electric road aud it
would have a flue business.
Georgia Won the Cup.
Athens, Ga., April 5. The debate
here to-night, between the Univer
sity ot North Carolina and the Uni
versity of Georgia, was won by
Georgia. The subject was: "Re
solved, That the combinations of I
capital, commonly known as trusts,
are more injurious than beneficial,
Georgia had the affirmative.
Wootlburn Gold Mine Reopened.
Greensboro, N. C, April 5. A
number of hands are employed in
opening the old Woodburn gold
mine in the southern part of the
county, which has not operated for
years. The mine Is rich In gold-
Knox Attorney General.
Washington, April 5. At the
Cabinet meeting today President
Iff 1 a .
xucrviniey auuouucea io tne mem
bers that P. C. Knox, of Pittsburg
has accepted the Attorney General-
was offered -him laat
"Xaxarenea" Burned In their Church.
Vienna inrll n Tho llVo
renee," a sect, resembling the Quak-
ers, were attacked in their meeting
house at Oresswardein, Hungary.
Ten were killed and many wounded.
a moD set nre to the meeting house,
auu lerrioie scenes ensued.
Jew killed In Helicons RIoU.
D A. At t
vousianunopie, April 5 Many
Jews have been killed and scores
wounded in religious riota at Teber-
. me i-ersian capital. The Shah
" ordered Moslem Shlek Ildrahim,
wno sxarted the riot, executed.
lork corioration, and it is expected other officers and mny men wound
work will legiu soon. There are ed with the Russians pursuing
DRIVE HAD BY SMALLPOX.
A Crazsd Negro Baas A tmmrk a ad la ho
Lynchburg, Va., Special, 3d, to
Washington I 'out. ,
Rivermount, the suburb recently
atmexed to this city, wan the scene
of Intense eicitement about o'clock
thin afternoon. A negro, who came
hy train from In.n Oale March 10,
broke out with Miiallpox and wait
then immediately w-nt to the t
house, Ixcame delirious soon after
4 o'chft'k to-day, mid attacking the
guard with a dick of wood, made
He entered a residence in River-1
mount, but was driven off by the
inmates, and then made two unsue-
en-ful at tern pU to Inmrd street cars.
Coming nearer to the city he walk
od into the yard of the home of J.
C. Woodson, Mt-retary of the Citizens
building and Ranking Company,
and, going upitairs, secured a pistol
loaded in live chambers. While he
was there an aunt of Mr. Woodson
started to go upstairs, when the
n gr. from above tired at her, nib-sing
her. Mrs. Woodson, hearing
the report, also went to the foot of
the stair'', when the negro again
tired Roth ladies ran f-creaming to
a neighbor and telephoned to Mr.
Woodson, who was in the city.
Tho negro ran out of the house
and started toward the river, a
street car conductor firing tw ice at
him as he went. Urged by the cries
of tbe ladies, Walter Wlngfield, a
young white man, gave chase to the
negro, caught him, and, with assist
ance, brought him hack to the front
of the house. Ry this time Mr.
Woodson had arrived, and i-eizing a
stout roe, made a noose and threw
it over the negro's head, leading
him toward a loaded wagon of wood,
whre he proposed to tie him. The
ueKro, however, threw the noose off
aud started to run again toward the
Home one in the crowd fired and
then Mr. Woodson ordered him to
halt, but as he did not stop when he
had gone about 75 feet, Mr. Wood
son fired at him and the negro drop
ped, dying almost instantly. The
maor was notified and went to the
spot, where Mr. Woodson gave him
A coroner's jury was empaneled,
but l he inquest was postponed until
tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock,
Mr. Woodson being bailed in the
sum of $2,500. tho negro's face
was a mass of scabs from smallpox.
His home was in Pittsylvania coun-
A Riot in Wyoming.
Cheyenue, Wyo., April 6. Three
hundred Austrians employed on the
Union Pacific grade, thirty miles
west of Cheyenne, engaged in a riot
yesterday and many were injured.
bo far as known, however, there
were no fatalities.
An Austrian had been discharged
by the foreman, and, followed by
about one hundred men, he sought
revenge. About two hundred
Austrians took sides with the fore
man, and the opposition forces
fought for ten minutes. Pistols,
clubs, knives and stones were used.
Two white foremen were fired uwm.
but escaped to Laramie. Officers
went to the scene, and the rioters
were loaded on cars and sent out of
Russian Fight with Chinese.
Berlin. Anril fi.A dianateh in
rvi,., n.,Mtn a t,-.-o
i i i h.l.s s 4 j
I II I 15' MVH IIMM1 IN rHIMiriHfl
to have occurred between the First,
C? W o
Second and Third East Siberian rifle
regiments and several thousand
Chinese troops between Kobantsy
and Sinmin Ting. The Russians
lost a captain and several men killed.
and a lieuteneut colonel, several
The date of the engagement is not
mentioned in the dispatch received.
The Merrimac Blown Up.
Santiago, April 6. The collier
Merrimac, which was blown up and
sunk in the harbor by Constructor
Hobson while Admiral Cervera's
fleet was inside in 189 R, was success
fully destroyed by & ton of dyna
mite today. Hitherto it haa been
extremely dangerous for vessels to
attempt the narrow entrance to the
harbor, but now that this wreck has
been destroyed it is perfectly safe.
A great crowd of people on shore
witnessed the blowing up of the old
Surrender at San Fernando.
Washington, April 6. The War
Department this morning received
the following cablegram from Gen
eral MacArthur, dated Manila, April
Nineteen officers, 173 men, 133
rifles, nine revolvers, Pablo Tecson's
command surrendered at San Fer
nmdo yesterday and took the oath."
Gold Dlscorerod la to FhUippi
Manila, April 5. Promising gold
discoverings are reported from the
Island of Masbate (close to the South
ern extremity of Luzon.)
Wrldon National Bank Anthonxed to Be
Washington, April 4. The First
National Bank of Weldon, capita:
$25,000, has been authorized io be
Lived to be 101 Tears Old.
Knoxville, Tenn April 6. Mrs.
Mary Frye, aged 101 years, died
suddenly ytsterday at Limesrone
Cove. She had never been ill.
CONVICTS ItUTALLY TfcSATEO..
rturMa MfMna lar at Intra fey
latlva t'oaxaalttM UorHbU 1 ale of la
bbm Treai akvat. s
Tallahaee, Fla , April 4. The
special committte authorized by the
last legislature and appointed by ex
Gov. Rn xham to investigate the
convict leane system in .this Btate,
referred to .at the time in the con
current resolution m shame upon
the fair nam? of Florida reported
to day aud submitted a measure in
tended as a remedy for the present
conditions. The report was made
oy Senator frill. It finds that the
present system ' titles not meet th
demands of an enlightened convict
sjstem in accord with humane treat
ment of prisoners." It says that
the sublt-srees are paying for the
convicts they employ under their
sub-loases prices far in excesri of the
Trice the original contractor leased
them at, prices ranging from $00 to
$180 per year lor each convict. -
The report carries with it bill
providing that btate convit-U shall
be controlled by a commission oi
three members whose duties and
powers shall be prescribed bylaw;
that a State penitentiary shall tie es
tablished at Marianna, where all fe
males and youths shall be employed
on btate farm work. It provides
further that the commission shall
establish State farms . for the con
victs. The present system works all of
the convicts, regardless of sex or age,
under the lease system principally
in the phosphate mines and turie
Horrible tales of brutality or bad
treatment are frequently heard. In
Hillsboro County to-day a spe ial
committee appointed by the county
commissioners has been investigat
ing charges of inhumanity made
against some of the lessees in that
county. This action results from
the story of James Miller, a white
convict, who alleges that he wa
thrown to the ground, a negro was
made to sit on his head, while four
others held his hands and feet, and
in that condition he was unmerciful
ly wnipped. He alleges that Susie
Brown, a woman convict, was strip
ped and held upon the ground in
the same way whipped He alleges
a number of other instances of equal
or more revolting brutality.
Eaten hy an Alligator.
City of Mexico, April 6. News
has just been rtceived of the horrible
death of Lieutenant Jose Carmoua,
a popular younir officer of the entri-
notir mnw . u,!wi u-ou o-ro.lnoto,! f...
a-a. vvi a it tw a a- utai aA vui I
the military academy at Chaoulteoec
four years ago. Lieutenant Carmona
was in bathiog in the Tames river,
near Tampico,where he was station
ed, when his companions warned
him that a monstrous alligator was
making for him. He made desper-
ate efforts to escape, but was seized
and devoured in the presence of his
companions just before he could gain
footing on the bank.
Scarlet Fever Cloaea a College.
College Park, Md., April 4. The
Maryland Agricultural College was
closed yesterday, and all of the stu
dents went to their homes on ac
count of four eases of scarlet fever
in the institution. Those who have
the fever are Cadet Capt. H. C.
Whiteford, of the senior class; T. M.
Underwood, and John Hopkins.
School wras to have closed to-morrow
Mr. Whiteford was captain of the
basf ball team, and it is thought his
illness will prevent the team taking
its Easter practice trip through
Lieut. Got. Hunt Takes Possession of tb
Executive M anslon.
San Juan, P. R , April
sistent rumors of the impending
re-iguation of G -v. Allen, now on
his way to the United States, are in
circulation in San Juan.
Mr. William H. Hunt, secretary
of Porto Rico and acting governor,
reiterates his denial of any intima-
tion from Mr. Allen of such an in
tentlon: but It IS regarded as Slgnifi-
cant that Mr. Huut moved his fam-
ily and effects to-day into . the exe-
hare a Desperate
Chardon, Ohio, April 4. Half a
dozen robbers this morning blew
open the safe of the Citizens' Sav
ings Bank. After a desperate fight
icUh tha nloMnr.lAhm.n TVima-ror
tw a in vaj tuguv naivuuiau) l uuiiuj
and Dr, Hudson, they succeeded in
escaping with two hundred dollars,
One of the robbers was shot by the
night watchman before the latter
iLeft Arm Torn Off.
Davis, W. Va., April 4. Jacob
McDonald, an employee of the Black-
water mill here, was fatally injured
yesterday by having hia left arm
caught in a rapidly revolving wheel,
and torn entirely off. McDonald
was married, and about thirty-five
Election Judge Arrested.
Denver, Colo., April 6. Frank
Fisher, a judge in the twentieth pre
cinct of the Ninth ward at the re-
cent city election, was arrested to -
day. He is accused of having muti-
lated about one hundred ballots cast
by Republicans, thus causing them
to be thrown out.
A Big- Shipment of Havana Tobacco.
New York, April 4. The steamer
Mexico, which arrived to-night from
Havana, was delayed two and a half
days at Havana, waiting for a ship-
ment of tobacco. She brought the
lai-crest canro of tobacco ever shihned
from the port of Havana, having
board over 7,000 bales. -
C0UXCE CJtU TRIED TO HOPE
A GeraJ Bsbt Kaaa4 fcatwaaa tb
trakst aad iW wvKI b CnwM
Chicago, UK, April 4 A pecial
to the Chronicle from Owe!burg,
Ky , says:
A teiMttiua that banned In
Rowling Green last Saturday night
held the undivided attention of the
grand jury today. The affair com
prehend an interrupted eloprnent
of five young women from Potter
College, Bowling Green, one of the
prominent seminaries for young
women iu the South.
"About midnight five young men,
all members of wealthy families,
drove in carriages to the college and
with ladders aided four young wo
men to leave the building, by
climbing through the second story
windows. While assisting the fifth
one to the ground the young men
made so much noise that Presid nt
Cabell was amused. Seizing a shot
gun the president began shooting at
the young men who returned - his
file. Tw o of the young men were
wounded, but the president was not
hurt. The girls screamed, but re
turned to their rooms and the swains
went away without them.''
The Five Men Arrested
, Rowling Green, Ky., April 5.
Five young men, belonging to some
of the wealthiest families of Bow l
ing Grten, were indicted by the
graud jary to day, fur alleged parti
cipating in the escaptde at Potter's
College Saturday night in whi-h
several young women attending the
college were also involved.
Those indicted are Roland Fitch,
Willis Potter, Pleasant Potter,
Kloyd M. Nahm aud Harry Nahm.
It is charged that they placed a lad
der' under a window of the colb-ge,
aud wheu Prof. Cobell, president of
the college, shot at them, they re
turned the tire, but without wound
tug him. The joung men declare
ihey intended to take the girls to a
A Srrro Woman lot) year
Wilmington, N. C, April 4. In
a fire in the negro quarters of the
City this afternoon Hannah Richard
son, a colored woman, reported to
nave been 109 years ol age, was
horribly burned to death. She was
in the house alone, and when mem
beis of the family reached the scene
and opened the door the interior
was oiie mass of flames. The body
was burned almcst beyond identifi
CatlOO. The Old WOIIiau'S age WaS
recently brought to light by a visit
from a census enumerator who was
ohowu her age in the usual Bible
record as a- corroboration of the
Bojer Charged with the Theft of
ifty Caaea of Bacon.
Manila, April 5. Lieut. Fred
erick Boyer, of the Thirty-ninth
volunteer infantry, chief commis
sirv for tho second district of the
Department of Southern Luzon, has
arrived at Calamba, Province oi
Laguana, where he has been charged
with misappropriating fifty cases ol
bacon and with other irregularities.
It is alleged that the shortage in
the commissary depot in Manila
The accounts of the custom house,
internal revenue department and
licenfce office have been inspected
and are reported perfectly siraight.
sian Fount! Dead in tae road near Green-
Golasboro, N. C, April 4. A
white man was found dead in the
road near the river at Greenville
yesterday. From a gentleman from
there it is learned that considerable
myslety hangs around this death.
On yesterday tne deceased was
granted a divorce from his wile,
aud it seems was en route home,
judging irom the direction taken on
lfaving town. There was no mark
of violence on the body.
Even tha Hones Thought it a Rotten
A pair of horses used in the New
York production of "Uncle Tom's
Cabin" rebelled and jumped off the
stage the other night. The intelli
gence of the horse continues to as
A SMrt Wist CsasM Trouble.
A North Carolina judge got into
j a street fight because, at the sugges-
tion of his wife, he took tbe pains
I to admire the pretty shirt waist of
another man's wife. The attractive
i things in shirt waists always did
cause more or less trouble.'
Government Collect a
Haven ue on Coal, .
J Washington, April 4. The dis-
I covery of coal in the ' Klondike has
induced the Canadian government
I to issue an order that royalty shall
be paid on coal as well as on gold.
- Dawson consumers have protested
mb tms ""B
8enle,icd to Yer impriaonm.nt.
1 Maj. W. H. Martin, ex-clerk in
State Treasures office was, sentenced
to ten years imprisonment in the
penitentiary for misappropriating
some of the penitentiary funds. The
amount not yet known, y
The Curfew Law in Force in Danrflle.
Danville, Va., Bee.
The curfew bell was heard for
the .first time in Danville last night.
The festive kids had taken heed. It
I was hard to find a 'man on the
on I streets after half past 1 8 o'clock, to
I say nothing ot the boys.
THE POPULATION OF INDIA
REDUCED BY FAMINE
TNE DECREASE IM CENTRAL PROVINCES
Viva MilUiMM aava dld 1 SUM tram
I'aaaea directly da to Faaia wloc
1SM1 it ka b a over a MUlHta wa
the laenaw ahoald aaa
Million and a half.
lvOtKlon, April . Tae depopul
t ion of India through famiue ami
cholera is assuming alarming proir-hiU(
tions. The latest advices from
Simla say the census returns of tiie
central provinces show a deerea.-e oi
over a million since l0l, when un
der normal conditions an inerea ot
a million and a half might
ji m muimwM uu uw uniinMih
tr . i . . t . t a. 4 iut I
nave oiea in inaia since iy irom
causes directly due to the famiue.
in western inuia mings are even
l' rLJt TKo I l.Mlnt'tjtn Uialn .
nu.nc. tiic iuux-jriui t-wic iv i
turns snow a aecrease oi 4i,uou or
forty-five per cent of the population;
the State ot Rhopaul shows a de- j
cr-ase 01 nvo,vvj; wits uisirici t il
Randa shows a decrease ol 124,000.
in Komoay cny me population iiai
liminished by fifty thourand souls.
Trie localties which escaiied the
plague, show a satisfactory though
uncompensating increase. For in
stance, Madras, which has gainetl
eight per cent over 1891
A Rig Snake Story.
A wonderful story comes from
the grader's camp on the Great
La-tern, ou the Mill Rranch just
back of T. E. Yelverton's. La-t
Friday a negro hand was taken with
convulsions and after some time
vomited up a snake ten inches long.
ai.dashewalkelabout among the
crowd the snake would follow him.
Later the snake was caught aud put
in a bottle and when the man who
had vomited it would go near the
lx)tlle the snake would exhibit great
com era, paying no attention to any
one else. We give the story as it
was told us.
FlfED INTO STEAMER, CREENWOOD.
Fl vepersoos. including; t Lady. Wound-
ed Seeley's Reckless shot
Point Pleasant, . Va., April "
William Seeley, liviuginasbanty
boat on the Kanawha, when the
stearmer Greenw ood was passing out
of the river fired into the boat with
a shotgun, wounding five persons,
among them a'woman.
Seeley claims some one tried to
flirt with his wife, w h ch aroused
him so that he picked up ihe gun
and blazed away at the boat. Seeley
had escaped before they could get to
A Better Dinand for Yarn.
Charlotte, X. C, April 4th.
For the first time in many days
the yarn market is reported as fchow
ing considerable activity, one com
mission house having purchased in
the neighborhood of one nundred
thousand pounds of yarns.
This state of affairs is attributed
to the belief ihat cotton is more
scarce than supposed. It is further
predicted that cotton will continue
upward and that mills will not sell
any lower, but will advance yarn-
w ithm the course of a tew days or a
Oeorria Fruit Crop Not Materiallr lam
Griffin, Ga., April 4. Commis
sioner of Agriculture O. B. Stevens
has just returned from a trip through
southwest Georgia, the fruit section
of the State, liesajs there is no
indication of serious injury to the
fruit roD from the recent cold
weather and he regards it as now
out of. danger. Mr. btevena says
Georgia farmers, as a rule, are not
going to increa-e the cotton acreage,
Prlxe Flcbtioa- In Manila.
Washington, April 4. Prize
fighting is one of the sports Intro
duced in the Philippines by the
American army. Soldiers have
nrmtnleed th Manila Athletic Club lowing Craven county to Issue bonds, today for being mired up in a cock nlsheded home. Cunningham eo
orgamzea ine juaniia AinieuctiuD & ,s I AKf rwioni.f int TavW nf ti i.hAni .nrinl itt firutlnv
In the Philippine capital, and spar
ring bouts are of weekly occurrence.
According to latest advices a figh-
for the championship of the islands
is scheduled to take place there on
the 25th instant.
To Remodel Wake County Jail.
Chairman Green, of the boird ol
county commissioners, has the mat
ter of changing the jail in charge.
This will certainly be done at an
early date, and adequate provision
will be made for female prisoners
that they will be in a different wing
fmm the males, and not hear laneru
age used by them. -
Many More Massacred.
vtnonnvm- r f Anril 4 "Thfl
North China News," announces the
massacre of fourteen unaccounted
for missionaries, with many women
and children. :
kU , Z ,LZl K!7 r
sd Juiic dl
A Jones Judge of the sixth district.
TNE UCISLATUn CET CI CS ESSAY. I
Emm a V
TT Ivilatur tn-t again lat
e-J very liltb-bulnof Imj-KtaDo-
There were only f,ir 'SmUoh
v eoorxuay atxrrnn, tmt irnct
Toey wre: Arrlngton of Nah,
ttroughtoti ff Wake, WUni t-f
WlUin, and (ilenn of (iullfonl.
S-nator Hruughton iwnt ftnward a
bill providing that Wake county U
irickeo from the Fouhee lg-ird
primary law, and aaked that il b
placet! ujKn iut immediate j-ae.
The bill d it. final ndli.g.
The following hill from trn
Hou.e wen received, .Md ami
Senate 1671, If. R. 22;7 Rill
supplemental to an act to apint
.... i . . t . . .
luvium-rs lij nit COUUIV LhI Hi
S. R. Ifil. H. II. Rill riip-
plemental to an art entitle! an act
to provide for the division of th
Sute into judicial dbtricta and to
provide lor holding the court there-
in. ratified March ll, l'JOl.
S. R li;73. H. R. 2lV,o RIM uo
picmental to an act amendatory ot
Ian act to establish a stoik law 4n
certain tortious of Wayne count v
s. r. 1676, H. R 2'2Cl Relu
la . a
nun io iwy cieras ana other em-
ployes mileage for their attentlance
Uion the pm-ent oion of the
n. R. IU78, H. R. 22C5 Rill to
amend chapter 20.1, private laws ol
8. R. 1(181, 11 R 22C8 Rill sup
plemental to an act entitled au act
relating to fees of wltue in cer
tain cases, ratified March II, loi.
S nator Woolard intnaluced a
resolution providing that thn clerk
of the judiciary committee, M.
McCall, be allowed mileage, as were
a . . a
inner employes oi me AvHMiiiiy.
Senator Woodard allerward with
drew the bill.
At the request of S nator Rrough
tou the resolution providing for the
payment of $100 to Judge T. R
Womack for hervice in prciriug
the bill for the divHou of the State
into sixteen Judicial districts, wait
taken from the calendar and put uj)-
on its third reading.
The bill pa.-w
ed its final reading
Hol'se. There were only eleven
members present In the House.
The Speaker requested that some
one move to concur in th Senate
amendment to the bill providing for
compul.-ory education in Mitchell
county. He said Representative
Rurlison of Mitchell was anxious to
have this bill ratified.
Mr. Allen of Wayne introduced
II. R. 22C0, which was an act
amending the bill relating to the
tock law in a certain township in
Wayne. "I think I have lobbied
sufficiently to get this bill through."
The bill passed its readings.
Mr. Winston introduced resolution
22ft I, authorizing the payment of
mi ge to cl rks and employes.
The resolution was adopted.
Mr. Watts of Iredell introduced
H. R. 22H2, which made the act
relating to the fees of witnesses In
certain cases applicable to Iredell
an-i liertie counties, ine oiu jass-
ed its readings.
H. L 226:1 was introduced by Mr.
Howl of Wayne, and it pas-ed with
out opposition. This bill comet
an error increasing the capital stock
of the Goldsboro Lumber Comtany
irom $100,000 to $300,000.
President Pro Tern. Ixtndon call
ed the Senate to order. There were
four Senators present. London, Ar
rington, Woodard aud Rroughton.
A resolution from the House that
the General Assembly adjourn sine
jie at 1 2:30 was passed.
House bill to increase the number
1 of commissioners of Iredell county
to five, to become effective after tbe
' next general election, was ied.
House bill to supplement an act
to amend chapter 82, private laws of
1899, was passed.
A bill introduced by Senator
Woodard increasing the number of
commi-sioners for Wilson county ta
five after 1902 was parsed.
President London then ratified
the bills awaiting his signature.
A House bill authorizing all per
9 m a a. . a
sons required to give oonu to me
State of North Carolina to give the
rime in surety and guarantee com
panies was passed.
House The House met at noon,
Sneaker Moore presided. Bills were
introduced as follws:
By Winston; to amend tbe act al-
DV SinainK oui nits uruvuiuu
that the smallest bond should be
$10 000 to make it $10, as was in-
By Watts to increase the number
nrmiintvfflmmlnnpra in Wilson
Mva av -w i
B v Winston, to authorize all per-
sons reouired to eive bond to the
State to give security in guaranty
com panies. All these passed. .
a rpsrtliitlna to adiourn at 1 2:30
was adopted and tbe clock- was eet
kii rwxxxwi .k.i toV.nrv ha nfRo
so ' nmM?nr ptork and olacimr that
j mi)b, fn thA hmnA of the Secretarv
- 1 c,.
I Ol uuiix;
I The followine bills were ratified:
in,antintha fnriwMai district at
of 1901; amendlng the Wayne stock
Xa.AJLi Vava.a aw aaw -f w
I i.or mn- imorutincr chanter
I private laws, 1899; to allow clerks
I per diem and mileage for this ad-
j Ionrned session: to regulate fees of
I wintneases and officers in Iredell
Mnntv. o h h va rail Wake from the
r- I nim ottn tn allow
I r vuou ntv t vt
J flawr lfmii
to a major
to amend toe conmy ooaraot euu-
cmt Ion art ko far a Imkll 1 m
cvtt 1. to pruvkW lr ! i4r
tKn uf all the prvrrriiiBC taf th
ftMJtt of lnirrheeot; tw nrrr
numtr if cuoimtJtjmt to lrrd. ll
CfKinty; to abnIUh l ot&yr of t-
t'"h,n rrk; 1Z namW
t-ira In W llia.
NO AN RAIT 129 YEANS CIA.
A Mli r ana t aJla la a
For more than half crtitofy
Nh lUbr. Inittj a objrt of Kln
i-rjr 111 to tlx Uttrr' nUit
of North Carolina, ba tr-n an lit.
ttiate of th' r farm In liataiay
towitldr, tar New Itruttatrkk, N.
J., and Ut Tuday e rrlcbraUAl
the 12?th anulveAarj of hi. birth.
Itaby ba MiitAt-d a ! "inn Im
wm five yait oCg il U a gtat
lover of totaiftxj iii any form, lie
ha n4 riaLet of ardi.t spirit in a
ln f time, lm-ipall' ) ru- lt
could not ret them, Ua f.r th tat
time of h a life, iudul&vd lit IUjim.,
malt aud tpirituwu, in nioilTatluti.
Tbe old man hasgrowit very wtvk
Inrlnir I Km l-t mn.t In- I. int.
, ' " - -
dav M the iult'ttt h ba Liio.n
. " 7 ,
aaj saaatti am a a aavr e ' -
usually a gala at tltv kiv farm, t In
formers from mi In around having
teii In the liabit of lrliitilng Ut
w ives and daughtrr to do hfur
Him man who was allvt wheu the
iK-elaration of I ndrjw-ndefMv w a
igoed. IaM year the rtivpt Ion i
fatiguing that It an feared that
tbe old man would die from ihf
rtTti-tn f the kindti-wi ahowerl
upon him by thw vifitor.
Itaby sayn that be um m April
1, 1772. !! iviiitiilH-ra to have
heard tieiteral ltrgt WaihlngtHi
make an add re-, at Yorktow u abmt
tle year IT'.M). Alniut the U-ein-
uing ol the lat tvniury he joint!
tlw Unitel States navy, in widch In
remained until the breaking out of
the pecond war with Knglanl, when
he went lauk to North Carolina, but
the grl whom he ex p fled to marry
proving f'ukle, h left Ibatp-rtof
the country and went to New Jer-y.
He settled in Pbcstaway township.
and luis contlnut-l ti live there ever
since, adoui nny years ago lie ia
came an inmate of the iMrhou.
He ha -t never narrie, and ha
neither kith nor kiu In thl p.rt f
lUby's father an Indian, and
he himself hat alvtays lived an out-
-ide life. ThiH fai t it held to Uj
paitly ref km mi I ir for his longevity.
BRITISH LOSSES IN SOUTH AFIICA.
f'asualfl s fur l.at Month, aad !ath
lt Tur Kntlra 'aaalrm.
lioiwion, April 4. Tbe RritUi
casual ties in South Afrit contlnu'
bUh. The totals for the month of
March are: Killed, '. officers and
103 men; wounded, 26 officers and
The casualties during the war to
the end of March were: iVath
officer", 90; men, 13,731. Mining
Officers, 17; men, 7.rs. IHedatler
returning Officer-, 4; men, 30O
ldtclisrged as unfit for duty, 2,!y.
The letter of (ien. Ijtha, tlie
Rocr commander-in-chief, to Lorl
Kitchener, ctmimauding the RritUh
iorce in Strnth .fri-a, preliminary
to the recent icaeo meeting, casually
referred to In Lieut. Gen. Kitchen
er's report of the neg rtiations, and
from w hich the opponents of Colon
ial Secretary Chamberlain hoped to
obtain some clew of the recent fail
ure of the con ferenot, wan u bl Uh-
ed as a turliamentary patter thn
morning. The letter Is dated at the
couiniaudant general's camp Febru
ary 13, ana, commented with a re-
f. r- nee to "the verbal message from
your excellency." Continuing, the
'I have the honor to inform your
excellency that no one desires more
thau j do to brj lh,9 blood rWe
to an end x WouId alw Iuuch
like to meet your excellency for the
purpose of mutual dbvustdon to
if it Is not possible to discover terms
under which this can be done."
The remainder of the letter of
(ien. Botha is of no Importance. It
merely suggests a place of meeting,
and arrangements for the guarantee
of safe conduct.
New Orleans, April 4. Tbe South
American cleared to-day with 1,000
mules for Cape Town.
Mast Stop Ckickoa
Richmond, VaAiriI 4 Sports
of all kinds were In the police court
i ... - - -1
the Society for the Prevention of
Cruelty to Animals witntwo police
officers, arrestra u. w. meinourg
1 and E. King last night, charged
with carrying on the fight, and
I Thomas Vial for allowing it In his
place. The society has been making
1 . . m a . .
a test or tne cocic-ngniing ousiness.
j The attorney for the accused pleaded
guilty and threw himself on toe
mercy oi tne court, it was aareeu
I . - tr a
that a cock was an animal and came
I a a . a. - a I Jff fa .
innaer tne society's iutwucuqu. ioo
I mn were fined S20 each and sever e-
: ' . ,
ly reprimanded, the police justice
warning them that if they repeated
I th ofience thev won d eet Si 00
fine and six months in jail. The
I iustlce sars he is determined
break up cock-fighting In this city
oiLlasa nuisance ana demoralizing
j the young.
Washington. April 4. The presi
dent today signed the commissions
the of Frederick Funston and Jacob
on I Smith to be brizadier eenerals, and
SAILORS AliftlKT FORTY
DAYS OX A lLlrTUITII
cut nro Of tni iimici tctnn.
' ftrat aaa Waraa. , tl
I'MmIi, . U Tl Mnpj.4,
txni.HHlt ,.f TIm Utitj Ki,-.
wira haftly c.f rat.MUlUui
at U.ttt to Mri:aawry to
j r ir uf'tlrt Na switu tta
Atgda, anrM U Uaya al ftyu
Manila. rt.-t r Irxi' U.t. Th
t-irrt.rttdiit TU aur 1..
Jol.tm-n. a S.lr, .,H1 MartUarou
.. . . . V "-.
im Juiani, aa-rt that tlx- .ttrlu
Mturk a rerf. Two rafla w.-n. I... 1 1,
Ttw taoalU r. twairlug n mm, !i.I
apard. Tle otl-r. with tarlvs
mh-ii, drill d for 40 4ya. Jhm
allots at imrnarl, a, Wm BtM
finally th ir ju. On th taetity.
nilhday two h-,ut lnaiw aiwj
ktllil tlK-m-.H. On th twroty
ditti a rrviMhuian kllll U uuU
allh suata. drank bU MulbI aix!
trbol to rat Ids hi alii, tnjt aa -Vrntetl
by tins ot!er. Neil day
ttM- 1'rrlHhniiD aa klllnl tiii.
attetu4ing to tuunlrr tte ralu.
TIh aurvlvur-, all .,f wbum rrr
now luin-, ate th I'reiK hn.n,.
Ualy. CatinltUtii otnlluul uutil
oidy Jobniw-ti and MartUiimu r-maiiH-l.
On tlw funyrin day
lb ran otraiUnl at Naut.l, -Ut
I -land, in th Natuna gHHip, tMrtt
Mt if RriHt. Ji4iuus iixt
Martieoruu were awfully tnuariatMl.
Fri-udly Malay tut them by Junk
TNE CUBAN CAVA INT"
A wtuos I kat Caaaad 11
uf a tatir 1st
Havaita, April i. TIhj DUcuwiloti
ha.i U-en uppnwl by order of
Governor General Wood, aixl u of-
lkvri have tax-n tloMl and !-!.
Thin action wan due to the Ai Mira
tion in The IIeulou yeMrrday of
an Uluratlon havinir the tltUi of
"The Cuban Cavalry , repni ntlng
the Cut u republic s-rotiinM In a
Cubau -oldler Mux rrurlflM tiw
ing leprwnUd aa mm thief and
and Prtldeut McKlnley aa th oth
er, both being lalfed with their
nam. Senator Piatt wan reiirttn.
ted an a Roman soldier giving vin
egar and gall in the form uf tin
Piatt AineudiiH-ut, while Public
Opion, aj Mary Magdalen, w as we-i-
Ing at the fot ol the crts. Relow
was Allowing iiu-ript loo:
Jh-stlny will not n--rve for u
glorious resurrect Ion.'
The picture ul much unfa
voralile tmmeut v4erday, from
the Und-jint of detx-ncy. Tlw al
itor of the iis r. Sentjr Corando.
wa arn1ed but m rell on laaJl."
It is probable that no other art ion
w ill lie taken again-t The Iiarum.
ion than upirimlug iU publication
lor several days. S-uor Capote, I
Klcnt of tbe Cuban Constitutional
Convention luut vbiled ien. Wool
and told the latter that 'the Conven
tion individually and as a body re
gretted tbe publication of thl carl,
cature. Senor Caiiote naid tlie i41-
ure inisreprehented the feelings of
tne Cubans, w ho held Gen. Worn!
and President McKlnley in the great
e t niect and were dtieply grateful
to them. On hb Bollcitallon, (Jen.
Wool allowed the Uiacuiftion to coo-
Jinue publication, but the Judge of
the Correctional Court will prefer
charger, the character of which la to
be determined later, agalnt Kditor
Editor Coranado and CasteUanoa,
the cartoon bit, will be tried on a
charge of criminal libel. The former
Is held under f I.OvO bond and the
latter In the ram of 1 500.
Tried to Burn hla Wire.
Patterson, NJ April 6. Patrick
Bunmngbam. In a drunken frenzy,
tried to burn his wife to death to.
day. Tbe w oman had been out wash
ing at a neighbor's and had come in
I tired and worn out. Site lay down
on a lounge In their scantily fur-
o... , a
that she wa aaleep crept to her side.
i set tier on nre ana men sneaxea out
i oi tne noose, ronanateiy tne names
I leaped up where her bare had was
lying and she awoke In pain before
I the fire not much of a hold. While
she was fighting the fire Cunning-
a a . a a
i nam returned ana attacxea ner witn
J a pair of scissors and tried to stab
I her to death. Tbe police arrived in
i time to save ner.
Crmaed on Love.
Vr Yr,rlr Knn.
I The belief of Joseph Joyce, aged
1 17. of 199 Hamburg avenue, WU-
i- , , -
I liamsborg, that every girl he looked
to at was In love with him
He first showed symptoms
Tuesday. His parents quieted
him but on Thursday night he had
a violent outbreak. An ambulance
was called from the Eastern District
Hospital early yesterday morning.
Joyce embraced Dr. Vogt, the am
H. bulance surgeon, under the impres-
I sion the doctor was his sweetheart.
He was taken to the Flabush Asy,
: , .
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