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RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA, THUR8DAY AUGUST 16. 1901.
JAIL COULD MOT TAKE WHOLE FAMILY.
Board for Them a en.
Bors Motbtr CUIm4
A special to the Raleigh Post from
A VOTED COMFECERATE CUD.
KJc hard L. I'ae p,
the Ac of VI T
A war nt
ureensboro says: Percv ivn . f . "ltu"
orry youn white man -l.1 OI inu Ll "
Un wanted by the county officers Lit P. .iLV S"
"TIME FOR AN AWAKESIKO 7! ITbSi?
...fniiti fV-'unnrrnn LJ"KKT? . months Of lUOTO SgO man In th IInltrl Ht. V. 1.
FARMERS SHOULD DO THEIRTHINKINC ball
1 hti auraslaa not a Tool for the Tracts
And t'orporatlone Give Mort Trath
to It readers than Any Paper Publish.
wl In Old Carolina
Ivlitor Caucasian: I send you
lit-rein enclosed a dollar lor which
Mease Henu tne uaucahian tor a
year to W. O. Coppersmith, Weeks
vlllo, N. C. Your good
paper, the Caucasian, strikes
straight from the shoulders, and is
one of the soundest sheets printed
in the State of North Carolina, and
many are finding this out, and will
take your paper. It comes nearer
of giving the truth, the whole truth,
and nothing hut the truth, to Its
readers, than any other paper, I
think, that's published in Old Caro
lina. It caters to no rich corpora
tion or trust, but gives saint am
sinner their portion in due season
without fear or favor. The most
of our papers are run In the interest
h rf . . I u me united utes Maw In
ton ii settlemenU anT 01 T 1824 nd WMOn tbe dy
otw. tlT i ? untl was bound wine under Commodore Morris,
rI . J?"1.00 h bon? ut to France in 1825.
known i; . , " m cum maimer mine united
nmTiv rfn k BUCh ,Chrtctre ,Sut wvy and Joined the Confede-
thU fact 'bm2Ck- . When rtte H commissioned
Hh.H?SrJme kD?Wn puty general In 1863. He com-
Ms Jrfll 1 6rly W6nt J.mpiDg raanded the outer defenses of Mobile
ftmliv w certalned that Bay at Fort Morgan, and with 400
JriffJ?.!P- men ld Farragufs fleet at bay for
ldf U1UK I II 18 WO WMlTB. Honan
aiier me railroad tickets had been
purchased and the furniture put on
board the cars. The deputy was
equal to the occasion, and going to
the depot, ne nabbed young Dodson
Just as the latter was getting on the
train and carried him off to jail.
The prisoner's mother took her sev
eral children from the train and fol
lowed along to the jail, where she
asked to be admitted also. She
argued that since her son was the
family's only support, the county
must feed the family if the grown
son was kept in Jail. As the "only
support of his widowed mother" had
been away from home for the past
three or four months the omcers did
not see wherein the county was un-
f corioratlon8 and trunts, therefore I er any obligations to keep the en-
rage was a
brother-in-law of Chas. Lee, Attor
ney General In Washington's ad
ministration and of "Light Horse"
Harry Lee, the father of Robert E.
are not in the Interest of the farmers
and workmen, but simply adds a
little tlattery and praise of the latter
clasH, to fool and induce them to
ubHrribe to thflr papers, and to
Hustain them In power, but I'm glad
to it-Hrii mat the common people as
we arc called, are at last finding
I think it's time for an awakening
in the ranks of the toilers, not only
for an awakening but a time to act
as well. I wish every farmer and
everybody else for that matter,
could lay aside prejudice long enough
to thoroughly Investigate the situa
tion of our country, (our state
fxix-cially). from a religious as well
as a iolltlcal standpoint, and with
Hiich an investigation I'm persuaded
they would agree with me, that a
trimming up, a thorough spraying,
I I - 1 A II
auu in many insiauces, an up ruouug
altogether is necessary among oir
religious as well as our political
organizations. Judging from the
scrubby and blighted trees that are
kept In them and the wormy and
bitter fruit they continue to bring
fourth yearly, we should wake up
them that gleepeth, and do some
looking and some thinking for
ourselves and Qod will give us light.
Kehukee, N. C , Aug. 6, 1901.
tire lamlly from want and starva
tion. The widowed mother, how
ever, refused to look at the matter
in this light and carried her chil
dren on Into the Jail. She swore
mighty oaths when forcibly ejected
from the premises by tHe jailer and
was highly Indignant when it was
suggested that she make application
for admission into the poor house.
She did not mind staying in Jail,
but the poor house perish the
thought. The fact that able bodied
inmates of the county home are re
quired to work probably had some
thing to do with the woman's view
of the matter.
BURCLARY AT HIGH POINT.
A Gold Brick Worth Sl.lOO From a
Mine at Condor.
News and Observer.
High Point, N. C, August 9.
Burglars last night entered the High
Point Hardware Company's estab
lishment on South Main street and
carried off two or three pistol,
several razors and other articles.
Entrance was effected by taking a
glass out of the back window.
The Iola Mining Company have
bought land near Biscoe and will
commence prospecting for gold. One
or two citizens of this place have
taken stock in the organization.
Mr. E. M. Armfield, cashier of
the National Bank of High Point,
has in his possession a gold brick of
genuine qualities, the value of which
1. ft 4 An a i n
is i,iou. n was taKen irom a
mine at Condor.
Red ace the Army
HAVE TAKEN THE CAUCASIAN EVER
SINCE IT STARTED.
Please pardon me for my ntglect
and find enclosed one dollar for
which you will pleaso continue the
paper forever I guess, for I have
been taking it ever since it first
B. L. Sutton,
Calypso, N. C.
British Spent 85,000.000 In Missouri
and Kansas for Moles and Horses.
Kansas City. Aue. 11. Colonel
Skinner, of the British army, one
of the English omcers who has been
stationed in the United States since
the outbreak of the Boer war buy
ing horses and mules, returned to
Kansas City from New Orleans, to
day. With the shipments just made
from Kansas City to Cape Town,
the British government has spent
$1,000,000 in Kansas City for horses
and mules for service in South
Colonel Skinner says that approxi
mately 100,000 animals have been
shipped from this vicinity through
the port of New Orleans during the
past three years. The average paid
for these animals is $50 a head,
making the total expenditure $5,-
000,000 in Missouri and Kansas
Washington, Aug. 9. Prepara
tions are under way by the War
Department to make a further re
duction in the military forces in the
Philippines. Just how much reduc
tion will be made cannot be deter
mined until the department hears
from General Chaffee. It has al
ready been decided, however, to
bring back to this country just as
soon as practicable the remaining
artillery organizations in the Philippines.
Lyles Arrested In Roanoke,
Roanoke, Va., Aug. 9. A man
giving his name as Frank Jones, of
Lexington, Ky., but who has been
identified as Charles Lyle, was ar
rested here this afternoon and locked
up charged with murder, Lyle, alias
rones, is wanted in Charlotte, N. C,
where there is a charge against him
for the murder of Newton Lanier,
who was found dying last Friday
evening near a railroad track, a few
miles south of Charlotte. The Char
lotte Observer offered a reward of
$200 for Lyles' arrest today.
Caucasian Pub. Co.,
Kaleioh, N. C.
Dear Sirs: Enclosed please find
check for two dollars for which
please give me credit on my account.
I want you to let the pa
per come along as I can't get along
without It, and I will try to keep
paying you along as I can.
R. B. Calwell,
Corlne, N. C.
Boers Have Signal Success.
London. Aug. 10. The Boere
seem to be having signal success in
their operations against small' Brit
ish forces, as numerous victories of
this nature have been reported dur
ing the Dost few weeks. General
Lord Kitchener telegraphs the war
office today that a British block
house near Brandford, Orange River
Colony, was rushed and captured by
the Burghers on the night of Aug. 7.
The fight was a determined one
and lasted for some time, the Brit
ish offering dogged resistance to the
assailants. General Kitchener's dis
patch gives no account of the Boer
UNIQUE CLUB ORGANIZED IN VA
CALLED THE SOCIETY FOR THE SUPPRES
SI0H OF SPURIOUS TITLES.
Editor Caucasian: As a result of
the last term of the United States
District Court at Raleigh, there was
paid into Uncle Sam's treasury some
thing like twelve thousand dollars
($12,000) in fines, penalties and for
forfeitures, say nothing of the courts
at Elizabeth City, Newbern and
Wilmington. This speaks well for
the administration of District At
Ht7n to Join Kmg-er In Holland.
Paris, Aug. 9. It was reported
on the bourse to-day that Mr. Steyn,
the former President of the Orange
Free State will shortly Join Mr.
Kruger In Holland, with the view
of reaching a definite understanding
in regard to the peace overtures.
Wine at Less Than a Cent a Gallon.
San Francisco Dispatch.
French exporters propose to enter
into active competition with the
wine makers of this State. It is as
serted that in the Perigord district
of France the crop of grapes has been
so enormous that wine has fallen to
less than one cent a gallon.
The French growers do not intend
shipping wine to this country owing
to the tariff, but they propose to
send over condensed must. This is
unfermented juice of the grape
which can be quickly converted into
fair wine by the addition of water.
The duty on must is only 20 per
cent, ad valorem.
BOERS MUST SURRENDER BY
SEPT. 15, OR BE BANISH
ED FROM TUE ISLAND.
PROCLAMATION ISSUED BY KITCHENER I CEM. IftcAITNURS ANNUAL REPORT.
The Com of Maintenance of Families
Will be Charted to Bara-here-German
Papers say Kitcheners Proclamation Is
Against International Law.
London, Aug. 9. A parliament
ary paper has been issued containing
the proclamation Issued by Lord
Kitchener August 7th, In accordance
with instructions from the Imperial
Government, the Governments of
Cape Colony and Natal concurring.
The proclamation says:
"All commandants, field cornets
and leaders of armed bands, beine
burghers of the late Republics and
still engaged in resisting His Ma
jesty's forces, whether In the Orange
Colony, the Transvaal or other por
tion of His Majesty's South African
dominions, and all members of the
Governments of the late Orange
Free State and Transvaal shall, un
less they surrender before Septem
ber 15th, be permanently banished
from South Afriga. The cost of the
maintenance of the families of all
burghers in the field Who have not
surrendered by September 15th
shall be recoverable from such burgh
ere and shall be a charge upon their
property, removable and immovable,
in the two colonies."
The preliminary correspondence
shows that the proclamation is based
upon suggestions which the Govern
ment of Natal forwarded to Colonial
Secretary l hamberlain, Jyr 24th,
and that the date, 8eptenfer 15th
was recommended by Lord Milner.
AGAINST INTERNATIONAL LAW.
Berlin, August 9. German pa
pers commenting upon Lord Kitch
ener's proclamation condemn it in
the severest terms, saying that it is
against international law.
AMERICANS GREATLY HAM
PERED BY THEIR GUER
Statistic of the Killed and Wonnded,
Captures and Snrreaaers From May ft,
lftOO, to Jane SO. 1IK1. the Unhed
States Had 34ft Soldiers Killed.
ECSLAS3 DAS OA3Y TO CUP 61.
Chnalnln Jane Thlnae the War With
ante eras n (inl Thine fW I he Cntted
New York, Aug. U.OupUIn
H. Joon, U. S. N spoke tonight
In the Church of lh Stranrarm, thLi
dly, on "Tin? Life and Work of a
Chaplain of the Nary. I nridec tal
ly bn told a story brnriog oo th rv
Utlona of England toward the Unit
ed 8UU, during the UpanUh
American war. He mid, lu thl
House Which Harbored Smallpox Burned
Goldsboro, Aug. 10. The city
authorities today destroyed a house
by fire from which a smallpox pati
ent was sent to the pest house last
f lOO Reward, f 100.
The readers of this paper will be
pleased to learn that there Is at
least one dreaded disease that sci
ence has been able to cure In all its
stages, and that Is Catarrh. Hall's
Catarrh Cure Is the only positive
care known to the medical fratern
ity. Catarrh being a constitutional
disease, requires a constitutional
treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure Is
taken Internally, aetlng directly
upon the blood and mucous surfaces
of the system, thereby destroying
the foundation of the disease, and
giving the patient strength by
building up the constitution and
assisting nature in doing its work
The proprietors have so much faith
in its curative poweis, that they
offer one hundred dollars for any
case that it falls to cure. Send for
lUt of testimonials.
F. J. Csskxt 8c Co., Toledo, O
Sold by druggist, 75c.
, Hall's family Pills art the best,
New Labor Organization,
Washington, Aug. 9. A new na
tional labor order, intended to bring
together all classes of machinists',
helpers and laborers in the navy
yards and arsenals through the
country, was organized here last
night. "The Navy Yard Employes
Protective Association" is the name
chosen, but the word "arsenal" will
be added when the arsenal employes
are taken in.
The Constitution Declared that all Prl-
rat s Must Have Been Killed in the
Civil War-The Decision of this Court
Suffork, Va., Aug. 8. One of the
most unique clubs in the country
was organized nere tonignt. it is
called the Society lor the Suppres
sion of Spurious Titles, and its mem
bers hope its influence will be far-
reaching. Its members and omcers
are among the most influential peo
ple in the city, including the mayor,
former veterans, and prominent
professional and business men.
Here are some extracts from the
"Believing that the indiscriminate
bestowal of titles, regardless of the
recipient's real claim to the distinc
tion suggested by the appellation, is
being carried much too far in this
and other communities, this Society
for the Suppression of Spurious
Titles is organised and established
with a view to the elimination of
such titles except in cases where the
person so addressed can prove a
bona tide rtgnt to nave Lis name
prefixed by a word suggesting distinction.
"We believe, further, that the
miscellaneous application of spurious
title s is degrading to those worthy
such honors and cheapens the value
ofsuch distinctions, which should
be bestowed only upon those whose
service, accomplishments, or attain
ments have justified fame's notice.
"Seemingly all the privates were
killed in the civil war, and there
are left few officers with a lower
rank than colonel. This society
presumes that all persons should be
addressed as plain 'mister' unless
the contrary be shown."
The constitution is much longer,
and further provides how the court
of inquiry may summon - witnesses
to appear for or against the person
whose title is questioned. The de
cision of the court is final, and must
be so recognized by posterity. The
club is causing much comment.
Following are the officers: Mayor
MAY CLOSE PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
Many of Those in Virginia Have Not
Legal Average Attendance.
Richmond, Va., Aug. 8. Secre
tary Brent, of the Department of
Education, is preparing a tabulated
statement of the number of free
schools in the state that , are illegal
for the reason that the attendance
upon their sessions does not come up
to the average required by law.
These facts, it is thought, will be
laid before the committee on educa
tion of the constitutional conven
tion, with some recommendation in
favor of remedying the evil.
It is understood that in one of the
valley counties out of forty-four
schools, white and colored, twenty-
four of the white and five of the
colored schools were kept open with
out making a legal average. It is
said one-third of the schools in the
state are below the average. Tnis
question was brought to the atten
tion of an educational conference
recently held in this city, and it is
understood that many of the lead
ing members favor some sweeping
reforms in the public schools.
YIELDS TO SKILL
French Physician Discovers a Cure
for St. Titus' Dance'.
New York, N. Y.
Paris cable says:
" St. Vitus' dance, the most dread
ed of nervous disorders, and general
ly looked upon as practically in
curable, has at last yielded to the
skill of a distinguuished physician,
Dr. Huyghe, who has just discover
ed a cure as admirable for simplicity
as remarkable for effectiveness.
Dr. Huyghe's method consists
simply in partially chloroforming
the patient and administering vig
oroiis massage over the entire body,
after which the members most af
fected are placed in splints, so that
no movement is possible.
At the end of six days the splints
are removed, ana h tne slightest
nervous twitching is observable the
treatment is renewed. The method
has never failed. It has restored to
absolute control patients who had
for twenty years despaired of re
It is, moreover, painless, involv
ing no risks, as the chloroform is so
slight as rarely to produce anajsth
Washington, August 8. The an
nual report of Major General Mac
Arthur, dated July 4th, 1901, the
day that he relinquished command
of thy division of the Philippines,
has been received at the War De
partment. The period covered by
the report is from October 1, 1900,
when the last report from General
MacArthur was dated. He reviews
the policy of the insurgents who
were hostile to the Americans, say
ing that their action since the prac
tical collapse of the insurrection has
been a perplexing problem. With
the disbandment of the insurgent
field armies, the Filipinos organized
desperate resistance by banding the
people together in support of the
guerrillas. This was carried out by
means of secret committees who col
lected contributions, inflicted punish
ments, and carried on a considerable
opposition to the Americans. Gen
eral MacArrhur reviewed the man
ner in which operations were car
ried on against these guerrillas, and
savs he hopes the policy will, in
time, conciliate the natives and
make them friendly to the United
The education of the people in
times past made them suspicious of
any governmental beneficence, and
they evidently looked upon the
lenient attitude of the United States
as indicating weakness. General
MacArthur says that the proclama
tion issued on December 20th firmly
declaring the intention of the United
States to hold the islands and to
have the laws obeyed, had a good
effect and the secret resistance was
A considerable portion of the re
port is devoted to the field operations
of the army, showing that on Octob
er 1, 1900, it occupied 413 stations
which was, of necessity, increased
to 502 stations, every command
being in contest with some hostile
force. He speaks of the good ser
vice of the army and says as a re
sult of the co-operation between the
people who have accepted the in
vitation to combine for mutual pro
tection, the armed insurrection is al
General MacArthur gives the fol
lowing statistics from May 6th,
1900, to June 30th, 1901, (during
which time there were 1,026 con
tacts between American troops and
insurgents), which show the casual
ties on both sides: Americans kill
ed 245, wounded 490, captured 118,
missing 20. Insurgents killed 2,
854, wounded 1,193, captured 7,672,
surrendered 23,095. During the
same period, the following material
was captured from or surrendered
by the insurgents: Rifles 15,693,
rifle ammunition 296,365 rounds
revolvers 868; bolos 3,516, cannon
ammunition 10,270 rounds.
General MacArthur gives a brief
recapitulation of the conditions in
different provinces and says that at
present the molding force in the
Philippine islands must be a well
organized army and navy. Any
thing, he says, in the immediate
future calculated to impede the
activity or reduce the efficiency of
these instruments, will not only be
a menace to the present but put in
jeopardy the entire future Ameri
can possibilities in the archipelago.
General MacArthur says the capture
of Aguinaldo may be regarded as
the most momentous single event of
"Though not bnlrgalovrr of war,
I think that many ef us have learn
ed to thank God that the conflict
with Spain was forced upun u. It
was to show the world what we are.
We can also thank Him for the love
of England In that matter, fur al
though we knew of England's
friendship, perhaps you have no Men
of the extent of her friendship
her love. This laat winter, when
at Barbadoes, we fouud the Wet
Indies-British fleet there, and Invit
ed one of the British naval officers
of high rank on board our ship to
dine with us. The con vt nation
turned on the powers opposed to u
during the war with Spain, and the
British officer exclaimed: 'Gen
tlemen, perhaps you knew that
England was with you, but you
have no idea of what England really
did for you. I was on leave when
the Spanish-American war broke
out, and together with several other
officers was immediately ordered
back to duty. We had at two point
sixty-three of our ships, waiting to
be ordered out in case of any naval
demonstration being made against
the United States by the other low
ers. If any such demonstration had
been made we would have headed
them off.' "
A mrtca FALLS II tin JttUY.
I to llee WUd
Atlantic Clly, A. A Urr
tueUuric atooo xarichltis nearly
three toon, ha faUrtt upun tlrl-a
Height. It fell Uu a 4n of
waU Und and UirleD Itnrlf to a
depth of umrly tro fH in lb mA.
Tl ah of ttx n uf iulnrl
matter U uUM-hat Irrefuiar,
though rvUibliog to a sllcht drrw
n WC flattrml UOQ oo aiJr, with
a curnwpwndlng protutrao usn
the otb-r. lU oKr Is a black Uh
gray, etrvakrd with bright nrinlil
lating linen which run lrrryuUrly
acrun the upp- r portion. The rm
ence of aulphur un ob-s-rvrd Irum
the smell which prrtueatnl li air
for several fret around it.
Ijtrge crowd Lave viewed this
strange vial (or from other world
It la aaid that a lurml mrlectUi haa
communicated with the Hmlthtonian
Institution In Washington a to
what "hall be done with the uitrfeor-ite.
S.IVS HP. WufUi UKK TO
SIIAKK HIS FIST IX )lr-UtKlN-S
mill mi Att st ma tscuotta
K. " l si. a y a intrt
a.eir. a he to " n j -1
TROUBLE II TOWN OF LAWT0H.
Wood, the Prise Wiener Asss for trooee
to It aseve tottlere From hl
COLD BRICK ROBBER CONFESSES-
He nt Laat Reveals the Hldiac Place
San Francisco, Aug. 10. John
Winters, the man under arrest on
suspicion of having been connected
with the gold robbery here, after
undergoing an additional severe in
quisition from the police and having
hopes for mercy, confessed to the
police yesterday afternoon that he
had committed the robber', and
promised to point out the spot where
the bullion had been concealed.
Accordingly Winters was taken
last evening to Crockett, in the
vicinity of the Selby Smelting and
Lead Works, and showed where the
bullion had been sunk. An hour
later five bars of refined gold had
been recovered valued at 170,000.
They were found half a mile from
the tunnel which Winters had bur
rowed. Other bars were recovered
at another spot.
Fort Sill, O.T.. August 1 1. J. 11.
Wotid, the prize-wintier iu the land
lottery, who claimed a utrlp along
the I -aw ton town Kite, to the injury
of Miss Mattie Beal, the Kana
telephone girl, ha applied to Gov
ernor Richards, who conducted the
opening, to have government troop
put the tmpaerttonhi homeMead.
Telegraphic corrtvjondenc Is Maid to
have pa.HKl between Governor 1 licit
ardn and Major II. I. Stitt. com
manding officer at Fort Hill, but no
official order has yet been received.
Many are now camped on nearly
every lot of the 160 acre of Wood.'
homestead. They have nuuk well
and contracted for building. Wood
profesHes to be unconcerned. Hi
awyers say that If hi homaMcsd
rights are denied every other bonie
st ead entry is wort hi wet and chatm
Why He Resl-ned.
Prom tbe Atlanta Constitution.
"Yea," said the old inhabitant,
(a mule kicked him 'crost a ten
acre field, an' when he landed a bull
tossed him Into a pine saplin, an'
when he got thar a cyclone blowed
the saplin' down, an' then he give
up farmin' forever!"
THE MECHANICIAN DYNAMITED.
SUPPOSED ATTEMPT TO BLOW
Considerable Water was let la Bat The
Vessel did not Sink-Will Carry Mules
to neatb Africa for British Army.
Selling Price of TrauiftiMirtM.
Front tbe Brook jn Kag'.e (Ind, Drm.)
Two government IraiiHirtrtu, the
McPhcrson and Terry, were cold at
auction In Brooklyn on Monday,
and the difTereiiv'e d inclosed between
the buying and celling price of
these venae! ttt remarkable. The
McPherson was bought at the I mvi li
ning of the Hiuih war for f-0,
000. She was Hold for 118.700 It
probably cot that much to take Iter
off the rocks, afU r the had tried to
climb overland to the Cuban totweco
plantations. -The Terry, a ntuallcr
ship, but more modern, brought
1900 more. Yachts cod more than
this. The ships are not unservice
able; their sale was ordered, and they
were sold. The McPhemon I known
to some eld travelers as tbe ocean
liner Obdam, and the Terry was a
Sound steamer called the Hartford.
Considering, then, the market
value of transports, it is MiggcUl
that the government paid too much
for them. It certainly did for moxt
of the boats the! were taken into
ervice. By right of eminent do
main, which extends over hhip. In
port, it could liave taken thewe
vessels at its own price, and could
still have been generous, without
ANOTHER CHIEF OF POLICE KILLED.
A Lawyer Sent np for F orrery.
Asheyille, Aug. 7. In the Super!
or court this morning J. T. Jarvis,
charged with forgery in a number
of cases, was sentenced to ten years
in the penitentiary in one, and at
the expiration of this term, to five
years in another case. This case
was a noted one, and watched with
interest by hundreds of people in
this and Madison counties. Jarvis
was a lawyer. The name of Dr G.
W. Purefoy was found on a number
af papers forged by him. An ap
peal was taken in both cases.
New Orleans, La., Aug. 10.
What is regarded as an attempt of a
Boer Sympathizer to blow up
British transport occurred shortly
after midnight; when there was a
terrific explosion at the binding,
where the Harrison steamer Mechan
ician is moored. The Mechanician
is to carry mules to South Africa.
The explosion shook houses, rattled
dishes and awakened people for
some distance around. Most of the
crew were asleep, but the ex
plosion brought them quickly from
their berths to the deck. An exami
nation showed a Urge dent on the
starboard side of the ship. Two
places at the water's edge had been
sprung and considerable water was
let into the ship.
Pumps were Immediately put to
work and when daylight came it
was found that the vessel was in no
danger of sinking and that the
damage done was not serious. The
crew of the vessel denied that there
was any explosive on board and
there seems little doubt, according
to the statements of those who ex
amined the ship, that the explosion
was from the outside, and that some
sort of bomb or torpedo had been
Shot Dead by n Bliteea-Year-Old Uoy.
Whose Father be was Tryla- to Arrest.
Coeburn. Va.. Aug. 8. R. D.
Hudson, chief of police sor the Vlr
ginla Iron, Coal and Coke Company,
at Tom's Creek, was hot and In-
'stantly killed this evening by
Magan Carty, a 16-year-old boy.
During the trial of a man for car
rying concealed weapons, George
Carty, father of Magan Carty, took
exception to some of tbe proceedings
and challenged Hudson to fight.
After court had adjourned George
Carty,. folio wed the officers and
abused them. The Justices called
on Hudson to arrest Carty. During
a scuffle between Carty and the
policeman, young Magan Carty walk
ed up and shot Hudon with a shot
gun. The discharge entered Hud
son's neck and caused instant death.
Carty was arrested.
ColuoiUa, S. C. Auf . TttU
the last day ul the 14 poltlknl
rally at Union, end Ibe heavy artil
lery was nmrted fur the final at.
tar k ujiu Vouitucrrlal Iiemocmry.
it was vrhemeotlv nml that VI
lAurln'a rule would U ura thaa
negro domt nation. .Sroator Till tuna
aud former Governor John Gary
Evan, u ho i defeated by Mc
Laarin for the fVnite, made the
mat leniMatlonal atwvrbm. Ktane
addM that MrlAUrin Las Mark
Harms' money Jingling In Lis
! . U, and heinsjcht to t hanred.
lie Insisted that another traitor
Jmuld not be ijt into MclAurin'a
tVtigrmman Talbot, ho came
Into otuleooe In Cotigrt by
blocking private ?-ielon claims. 1
a candidate for irovernor. lie ant.
ttouutvd hitUNelf aa aptol to oelug
the while man's numey for tlie edu
cation of the negro.
Former t Vt ign witta n l i irge John--II
denounced MclAuriabou. Th
real danger in this i4lt he aaid, was
the negro liecoutlng the t lance of
-iVer and debauching the white
vote. He iluted out that the
prvwnt frauchUe law waa but a
titakfedilu, and the educated negro
would kooii be awrtlng hiataelf.
Senator Tillman waa fierce aaint
McLeuriu and MclAurlnUm. He
prvl the otnt atout the danger
of negro Votea. He, who had fram
ed the dinfraiicliinrtuent rlauae In
the contltutlou, admitted that un
der the pmrty and educational
luiliflcntioii the young reneraUoa
of tu;r would wield a uer.
Y would like to get lu frnt of
Mdautin and hake my rit In hit
face," exclaimed the. wvtator. Tbe
lime eectii to U coming, tie eld(
"when an effort will In made to
coerce voter by the uil&s" and ba
wanted the mill officials not to try
it, a the legislature had the mer
to nv the utaea, and they would
exercbw it. Alluding to McLaarlu,
Senator Tillman aAed if lite rrpre
NcnlatlveM of the people w ere to all
the fsjwer given them for it run-
Thc fellow are aneaking like
xnake in the gram. MrKlnley'e
Slate, with If anna presiding over
tne convention, has jut adopted a
platform looking to taking away tbe
rtjulh'it representation, yet Hanna'e
lieutenant here I tnrading up and
down the Htate tellimc you the.
negro won't bother you any more.
Tillman said tie had tried to avoid
all thbt trouble, but the irovernor
wanted "iienos aud oulet." As to
MclAurin'a charge of diabooexty,
Tillman aaid: "I never took a dol
lar, and everybody knows It. Why
did he vote for a treaty on Monday
after a speech againat ratification on
Saturday preceding? I charge brib
ery. It will take aometjdy of more
character and rw uonjutilllty than
this John Lawrence McLaurln to
make the people believe that any
dL-honest dollar ever ij1 to my
plan. They would not believe any
uch damnable alandera.
Tbe audience row and cheered.
Lewis Conncil Will Have n new Heariaa
Lewis Council, the condemned
negro rapist was to have been hang
ed at Fayetteville ; Monday, but he
was respited, for the fourth time,
until this fall, when he will nave a
new hearing. This is the first
criminal action which the Supreme
court has ever considered again af
ter having finally passed upon it.
1 A. w-av vT aMfei nassw vnnv w ve
R. L. Brewer, president; N. R.
A New Camp Organized. Withers, vice-president; C. J. Den-
A camo of Confederate Veterans nis, treasurer; P. L.. Pruden, secre-
was organized an Kenansvllle, Dup- tary; R. W. Withers," 'prosecuting
itn ennntv. Thursday, with Cant. L. attorney; Capt. George T. Parker,
t wieira commander. The camp is G. L. Barton, Frank T. J ones, J . H
called the "William J. Houston Stewart and Capt. William J . Pettit,
rkmn of Confederate Veteiam." 1 court of Inquiry.
Five Tears for Blaramy,
New Orleans, Aug, 9. Charles
Gordon Cain, who married an esti
mable young lady in this city, but
was subsequently found to have a
wife and children living in Georgia,
was to-day sentenced- to perve five
years at hard labor in the State
penitentiary. Cain was a life insur
ance agent and traveled throughout
Bkwaba of green fruit. Now in
the heated term people should pay
attention to their diet, avoiding
unripe fruit and stale vegetables
which invariably bring on cramps,
cholera morbus, or diarrhoea.
Children are. particularly subject
to complaints of this kind, and no
mother can feel safe without hav
ing a battle of Pain-Killer. It is a
safe, sure and speedy cure. Avoid
substitutes, there is bnt one Pain
Killer. Perry Davis'. Price 25 eta.
and 60 cents.
What the Governor Should do.
Twenty people have been killed
In Wilson county within the past
thirty-one months, and the good
people of that county are alarmed
about the rapid growth of crime
that has come about in their county.
Raleigh News and Observer. .
Gov. Aycock should reassemble
his 4 'armed escort" of red shirts and
go down there and discuss . th law
and the prophets. Asheville Gaz
Xenro Bnmed nt Tne Stake. ;
Birmingham, Ala., August 7. A
negro named John Pennington was
burned at the stake at Enterprise,
Coffee county, r'today. Fully; five
hundred persons,' some of whom
were blacks participated inthe
lynching. His crime was an assault
.on a white woman.
Killed by Lla-btnina- While Aaleep.
Shelby, Aug. li. The news
reached town this morning that C.
Davis, a young man, who lived In
the Sharon neighborhood, about five
miles from Shelby, was last night
killed by lightning while he slept.
His mother was shocked also, but
not seriously. The lightning set
his bed on fire, and the house was
saved by throwing the bed into the
Summer hkat. This is the sea
son for bowel complaints. Green
apples and cucumbers produce them
and Perry Davis' Pain-killer- c
them. To the troubles stomach
comes like a balm, the : wind is
assuaged, and the trouble ooasos.
Every druggist in the land keeps
Pain-killer, mad no one should be
without It in his family. Avoid
substitutes, there is batons Pain
killer, Perry DstIs. Price 25c and
WALTER DIKUJICK ARRESTED.
Charred With the Theft of SSO.OOO
From United States Mint nt Man Y
Washington. August 10. Chief
Wilkie, of the Secret Service, Treas
ury Department, has received a tele
gram announcing; that W alter Dim
mick, former chief clerk of the San
Francisco mint, has been arrested by
Secret Service Agent George Hazcn,
charging Dimmick with tbe theft of
130,000 in gold from tbe United
States mint In San Francfcco. Tbe
other charge was made by Superin
tendent Leach, accusing Dimmick
of misappropriation of funds placed
In his hands for the purchase of sup-
IJbl alt Acalnet TUlenaa.
Columbia, Aug. 9 J. Young
Jones has filed ult agaimd Senator
Tillman for 110,000 damages for
Blander. The alleged slander was
uttered months ago, but Mr. Jones'
action seems to have been hurried
by the report that Senator Tillman
had mouey to plunge In Beaumont
oil. The complainant la well con
nected, a brother of an important
official. Tillman, in a pverb tome
months ago, alluded to him as a
crazy old thing just out of the ay-
um," or words to that effect. Till'
man would my nothing when noti
fied of the action.
Bnmed aC SeweU's Point.
Newport News. Va.. Aug. 8.
The handsome fat steamer Norfolk
on-the-Roads, of the Norfolk and
Atlantic Terminal Company's equip
ment, was burned this morning at
Sewell's Point. About 4 o'clock
fire was seen curling np around her
smokestack, emanating from the
In a few minutes the pretty little
vessel was wrapped in flames, and
presently she was a complete loss.
She cost S40.000. and was . built as
the SalacU at Bath, Maine, in 1895
The insurance on ber was small.
Ivery fee the
Klncsbera After Bnml Ltatli
Washington, August 8 Con great)
man is tack Darn is in tne cuy ana
vinited the Departments to-day. At
the Poftoffice Department be had an
extended interview with Superin
tendent Mac ben, of tbe rural free
del .very service, and asked to have
several route established In his dis
trict. Mr. Macheo promised to send
an inspector into tbe district to look
the field oyer and determine where
the service should be established.
HnnJte Skin Industry.
The Asheville Citizen says O.
Buckner, near Grantville, Buncombe
county, has taken up a novel basi
net that of tanning the skins of
all the urge snakes he captures and
manufacturing them into belts, for
which be finds a ready sale at 50
"Your wife Is very forgetful. Isn't
she?" "Yes, but not nearly so foi
getul as rd like her to be. She's
forever remembering that she's still
wearing ber last summer's hat,"-