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New Industries Reported in the
South In a Week.
Chattanooga, Feb. 18.—Among the
more important of the new industries
reported by The Tradesman for the
week ended Feb. 15 are the following:
A $10,COO brick and tile works at Ken
ton. Tenn.; a broom factory at Bar
nard, N. C.; a canning factory at Rich-
burg, N. C.; a $50,000 coal mining
company at Birmingham, Ala.; cotton
gins at Bessemer and Drone. Ala., and
Small, Fla.; a $75,000 cotton and wool
en mill at Lincolnton, N. C.; a $30,-
000 company to manufacture dying ma
chines at Chattanooga: flouring mill at
Salem, N. C.; a grist mill at Bessemer.
Ala.; a $10,000 hardware company at
Newnan, Ga.; a knitting mill at High
Shoals, Ga.; a $20,000 lumber com
pany at Molina, Fla.; a $25,000 lumber
company at Tarboro, N. C.; a $000,000
lumber and mining company at
Waynesboro, N. C.; a $20,000 lumber
mill at Clayton, N. C.: a $1,000,000 oil
company at Rome, Ga.; an oil com
pany at Cookeville, Tenn.; a $50,000
oil and gas company at Winchester.
Tenn.; a packing plant at ackson,
Tenn.; a $50,000 paper mill at Pensa
cola, Fla.; a plow factory at Chatta
nooga; a telephone company at More-
lieaci City, N. C.; a veneer factory at
McMinnville, Tenn., and a plant at Si
ler City, N. C., to manufacture wagon
wheels and chair stock.
WO THOUSAND DEAD
FROM GREAT ’QUAKE
Bursting’ Volcano Adds
HORRIBLE SUICIDE OF PRINTER.
New Orleans Man Jumps In Front oi
Savannah, Ga., Feb. 18.—T. J. Reed,
a printer supposed to bo from New
Orleans, committed suicide yesterday
afternoon by jumping in front of a
moving Seaboard Air Line train near
White Oak, Cainden county.
Engineer Cook first saw the man be
side the track and was horrified to
see him step upon the track in front
or the train. He stopped only after
Reed had been cut in two. A coro
ner's jury exonerated Cook from
blame. Read had a card showing he
was a member of the Typographical
union at New Orleans.
Baku, Trans-Caucassia, Feb. 17.—
Details which are slowly arriving at
Baku from Shamaka show that 2.1)00
persons, mostly women and children,
perished as a result of the earthquake
last week, and that 4,000 houses were
Thirty-four villages of the country
surrounding Shamaka also suffered.
To add to the terrors of the neigh
borhood a volcano near the village
of Marasy has broken out into active
eruption. A great crevasse has ap
peared, whence immense flames and
streams of lava are being thrown, out.
The course of the river Geonchaika
has been altered in consequence of its
bed being dammed with earth which
had been disturbed by the earth
Battalions of guards and detach
merits of soldiers with tents have been
dispatched to Shamaka to aid in th
work of rescue.
The Red Cross society is active I:
BOY'S INHUMAN ACT.
Deliberately Sets Fire to His
Hammond, lnd., Feb. 15.—Willie
Nowak, the 3-year-old son of Mr. and
Mrs. John Nowak, of this city, is said
to have deliberately set fire to the
clothing of his baby sister and watch
ed her burn to death.
At the inquest over the body of the
child it developed that after the father
of the children, a fireman, had gone
to his work the mother reprimanded
Collision on Illinois Central. the boy for some trifling fault and
Rockford, 111., Feb. 4.—Word has locked both children in the kitchen
Just reached here ot a rear end colli- I while she went to a grocery store. In
sion on the Illinois Central near Al- j one corner of the kitchen was a cup-
worth early today. One fireman is
reported killed and several other per
board in which was stored matches.
The mother was absent about 15 min
utes. When she returned and opened
the kitchen door the sickening smell
of burning flesh almost overpowered
her. On the floor lay the 15-months-
old girl, writhing in pain and burned
almost beyond recognition. Standing
near by was her little brother watch
ing the flames which had begun tc
eat into the pine floor of the room.
The boy, who is precocious and talk
ative. said at the inquest that he had
lighted the baby’s clothes. He exhib
ited no grief upon being shown the
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Copyright, 1901, by Charlc:
AMONG THE PICTURES.
I-SIE’S room opened
straight from the hall,
at the rear. There
was a sort of vesti
bule. with ‘ a sliding,
glass papeled door at
the farther end. and
this space was divid-
i c-d lengthwise by a curtain, behind
! which Brenda saw the gleam of a great
; white tub. an unusual luxury in cheap
4,000 HOUSES WERE DESTROYED
Further Details of Seismic Disturb
ance In Country Surrounding Sham
aka Show That the Disaster Was
Even Worse Than at First Reported.
tie was a room of
good height and size, with a shallow
alcove on the left, in which stood a
pretty brass bedstead. Upon the right
was an unused open fireplace beneath
an old fashioned marble mantelshelf
which was covered with a quaint and
picturesque collection of souvenirs.
There were two tall windows in the
southern wall. The lower sashes were
hinged at the sides, opening inward,
j and one might step out upon a wooden
j balcony of the length of the root a
j which was the width of the house.
; Some crude, familiar pic:tires Iran-.
upon i lie walls. Obviously they an'c
| dated Elsie’s coining and expre .--
i Mrs. Simmons' idea of home decern
tion. Elsie’s contribution to the adorn
nn nt of the scene cons': ted almost-i n
tirely of photographs of men and wom
en. One might guess the calling oi' the
tenant after a glance at ?he portraits,
for nearly all of these people were ob
viously in “the profession.’’ They ap
peared singly or in groups formed by
fastening the photographs together
with dainty hits of ribbon, so that half
a dozen might he suspended in the
fashion of a banner.
Whatever may he said of the artistic-
value of this decoration, it certainly
brightened the room. It was impos
sible to be lonely with so much com
pany and such vivacious people. Nine
in ten of the women were smiling and
many wore fancy dress. The men
struggled to seem chivalrous and
courtly, except the comedians, most
of whom were in grotesque attire.
Two photographs, larger than the
average and well placed between the
windows, represented young men in
LADIES FORM GUN CLUB.
Those who do know about it
wonder how they ever got along
without it. It has robbed child
birth of its terrors for many a
young wife. It lias preserved her
girlish figure and saved her much
sulSering. It is an external lini
ment and carries with it therefore,
absolutely no danger of upsetting
the system as drugs taken intern
ally are apt to do. It is to he
rubbed into the abdomen to soften
and strengthen the muscles which
are to bear the strain. This means
much less pain. It also prevents
morning sickness and all of the
other discomforts of pregnancy.
A druggist of Macon*Ga., says:
“I have sold a large quantity of
Mother’s Friend and have never
known an instance where it has
failed to produce the good results
claimed for it.”
A prominent lady of Larn-
berton, Ark., writes: “With ni\
first six children 1 was in labor
from 24 to 30 hours. Aft r using
Mother’s Friend, my seventh was
born in 4 hours.”
Get Mother’s Friend at the drug
stole, SJL.00 rtr Lottie.
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WrIU for onr tree Illustrated book, "BEFORE BABY
WUi Protect Themselves Against As
saults of Black Brutes.
Richmond, Ya„ Feb. 18.—A Ladies’
1 Gun club, formed that its members
j may learn the use of firearms and he
able to protect themselves, has been
i organized at Vinton, in Roanoke coun
ty. The rules of the club require ev
ery member to carry a pistol in plain
view and to learn how to use it.
| The organization resulting from the
several recent attempts at assaults
has been under discussion some weeks.
Mrs. Daniel Powell, living at Vin-
: ton, went into her ball Saturday night
. and struck a match when a negro blew
it out and grabbed her by the arm,
wrenching it severely. Screams
frightened'the man away.
GUNBOAT MACHIAS DAMAGED.
Caught In Swell and Driven Against
Dock at Pensacola.
Pensacola, Fla., Feb. 18.—In draw
ing up to the navy yard docks the
United States gunboat Maehias was
caught by a heavy swell and driven
with such violence against the dock
that one of her plates below the water
line was loosened and she sprung a
leak which will necessitate her re
maining here several days for renaira.
Call •» ua wkea la tka city.
"She must have been about here when it
the dress of cavaliers with drawn
swords in their hands. There they had
stood, these friends of hers, thus arm
ed, with tlieir eyes upon her when the
assassin had struck her down.
“From all 1 can learn,” said the cap
tain, “she must have been about here
when it happened.”
He took his place beside a couch that
was between the windows and turned
his face to the wall.
“The murderer,” lie continued, “was
behind her. The murderer pulled her
head hack and stabbed almost straight
down. The girl fell on the couch;
here’s the blood. And the murderer,
convinced that she was dead, dropped
the knife and (led.”
He turned to Brenda with a ques
tioning leer. She was more calm than
she had been; her mind was more
alert. She had noticed his peculiar
avoidance of a pronoun, and she asked
him without emotion whether there
was any doubt that the assailant was
“We don't pretend to know any
thing about it,” lie replied, “hut there
tire certain circumstances which lead
us to suspect that it might have been
woman. A gentleman who was
passing the house about the hour when
this thing must have been done saw a
woman coining out. Now, except for
Miss Miller, the lodgers in this house
are all men, and we can’t get any
trace of this woman. We don't know
how or when she got into the house
nor what she did here. It’s sure that
she didn’t ring the hell nor make any
more noise than she could help. No
body let her in, so far as we can learn,
and we've covered the ground pretty
“Perhaps she didn't come in at all,”
said Brenda. “She may only have as
cended the steps and then, finding
that this was not the house that she
had supposed it to be”—
“Or changing her mind for any rea
son." the captain continued. “Quite
right. I see your point. But the wo
man wore a heavy veil: she seemed to
be somewhat excited, and she hurried
away eastward— I think you said
eastward. Dr. Blair?”
“Toward Broadway,” responded the
physician, with embarrassment.
“It’s a pity von didn't notice her
more particularly.” said the captain.
“I'd give a dollar or two for her de
scription just now.”
“You can’t get it from me,” replied
Dr. Blair. “There was no reason why
I should pay any particular attention
to her. She was a well dressed, styl
ish looking young woman, and that's
all I know about her.”
Brenda looked at him steadily for
“Dr. Blair,” said she. “what did this
[officer ask you on the steps just be-
j fore I c.-uiie in?"
i The doctor blushed and glanced un-
1 easily at tin* captain,
j asked him if lie could pick that
; woman out of a crowd.” said the cap-
| tain, "and he told me that he didn’t
| know: he couldn't be sure.”
! ”1 fancied that it might have been
something of the sort.” rejoined
Brenda. “And now. Captain" —
She paused, and the officer supplied
“Captain Neale, at your service.” \
paid be. with a how.
“Thank you And now. Captain
Neale. 1 wish you would get the mes
sage from the hospital for which you
are waiting as quickly as you can. for ;
I am impatient to go there.”
"I’m expecting it any minute.” he re- j
plied. “Ah. perhaps this Is it."
A tall young tnau of a German type j
of countenance, with wide blue eyes. I
entered the room and stood by the j
door, as if he had no errand, but had '■
simply been impelled L-y a gentle, su j
perior force. There was silence foi !
half a minute. Then the captain ad- j
vanced to the young man and led him
by the arm into the vestibule.
“What are you here for.
dorf?” he demanded in a lo
j “Headquarters don't need to
in this case. 1 can look out for it."
“Orders.” replied Elmcndorf. “That's
all I know. The chief wants a re
“Well, he'il get one. won't lie?"
asked the captain. "Now, see here;
don't take a step till ! say so. 1 know
what I'm about.”
Elinendorf strolled into the room and
sat down in a large chair, with a sigh.
Then, perceiving that Brenda was
standing, he rose hastily, very much
to the young lady's surprise.
“By the way.” said the captain,
“while we’re waiting I want to ask
you about Mr. Addon. We've-sent word
to his office, but he isn’t there. They
don't know where lie’s gone. You knew
him quite well, didn’t you? I noticed
how quick you recognized his hand
“Yes.” said Brenda. “1 know him
“Auil you knew Miss Miller?”
“I never saw her." replied Brenda
after a moment's hesitation.
“Why, Miss Williams." exclaimed
Neale, with a grotesque attempt to
speak softly. “1 thought you said you
were a friend of liers!‘^ —>
“I hardly knew what to say to the
policemen at the door,” replied Brenda
calmly. "I was very anxious to get in.
And let me add that I am at present
very anxious to get out." '
“Just oue minute,” said the captain.
“You knew Air. Akleii. Now. did you
happen to know of any young woman
that he was particularly sweet on?”
“I have heard.” replied Brenda slow- j
iy. “that he was at one time engaged 1
to a girl who had a great deal of money j
and some social standing, hut I under- j
stand that that lias been broken off. It |
can have no possible hearing upon this I
crime, which was plainly the work of |
“You’re thinking of the money.” said I
Neale, caressing his projecting chin
with a great, square hand, “the money
Aldeu is alleged to have put into the
letter. It can’t be found, and that's a
“Is alleged to have put into the let
ter!” exclaimed Brenda. “Why. lie
says so himself."
“Yes.” responded the captain, “that's
what he says.”
An interval of silence followed. Bren
da was leaning forward, her right hand
resting 011 the table, her eyes intent
upon the officer’s face. They were
gray eyes ordinarily, and their expres
sion spoke of the cultivated self re
straint by which the natural emotions
are held in check. O11 this occasion,
however, they seemed to he of a dark
blue and to emit a light which even
Dr. Blair, who saw the lady in profile,
did not fail to perceive.
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FiGHT WITH BLACK EAND1TS.^7
ecrces Attack Fir:Ida Sheriff
While Being Jailed,
Sumtervilie, Fla., Feb. 17.—Henry
Wilson and Julius Goodwin, notorious
negro outlaws, made a savage attack
on Deputy Sheriff Charles Lane Sat
urday afternoon as he was leading
them into their ceils from the corri
dor. The officer was knocked to the
floor and seriously wounded.
The men then lan through the jail
er’s residence and were attacked by
Mrs. Lane, who was rushing to the as
sistance of the officer with a Winches
ter rifle and repeating gun in her
The negroes attacked her and
wrenched the gnu from her hands.
The woman’s screams attracted a
great crowd and the negroes barri
caded themselves behi-ffi their victim
and began using their Y? capons on al!
who entered the house. George Staf
ford. a young white man, was danger
ously wounded in the head with a
club and Willie Porter, another white
man, was badly wounded in a ciinch
In a few minutes news of the bat
tle at the sheriff’s house spread
through the town. Places of business
were closed and scores of people with
ail kinds of weapons ran to the scene.
I The negroes had rushed upstairs and
barricaded themselves from the throng
Lee Graham, one of the most prom
inent young men in the city, with gun
in hand, attempted to reach the sec
ond floor and was shot dead on the
In the excitement following the mur-
der the men escaped through the back,
Kind though several shots were fired at
! them in pursuit they managed to
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Since Jiine 1 of last year permits
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1,538 frame buildings. It will thus
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the character of the construction puts
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A very large number of these budd
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[to be continued.]
Work of Flames In Quitman.
Quitman, Ga.. Feb. 18.—The planer
of the Dasher Lumber company at
Marchman, on the South Georgia rail
way, has been destroyed by fire. Three
box cars were burned on the side
track, one of them loaded with lum
ber. This side track was ruined. Fur
ther details connot be obtained.
Death of Charles Tiffany.
New York, Fell. 18.—Charles Tif
fany, senior member of the jewelry
firm of Tiffany & Co., died today at
his home in this city of pneumonia.
He was 90 years old.
Wife’s Illness Prevents Acceptance of
Palm Beach, Fia.. Feb. IS.—Admiral
Dewey has received the following
“Will you dine with me on Feb. 28.
at 7:30 p. m., to have the honor to
meet his royal highness, Prince Henry
of Prussic?—Holleben, imperial Ger
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“I regret exceedingly not to accept
your invitation to dine and have the j
honor of again meeting his royal high-i
ness. Prince Henry of Prussia, but
Mrs. Dewey is too ill for me to leave
her.”—George Dewey, the admiral of
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