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MACON, <3 A., THUBSDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 8, 1908
BROWN GARRIES STATE BY 75,000;
DISFRANCHISEMENT WINS BY SHAVE;
LINDSEY IS NAMED COMMISSIONER
Was Strongly Opposed in
MERE HANDFUL VOTES
while on his way from the mansion to
the c&Dltol. He oast a full demo*
cratlc ballot, headed with the name of
Joseph M. Drown, his aucoessful op
ponent In the reoent primary. Ho also
voted In favor of the disfranchisement
amendment. Only a few people were
about the polls when he arrived there
J. R. Smith, who managed Mr
Brown campaign was one or tho first
■ Democracy of Georgia Paid Joseph M,
Brown, the Party’s Nominee, a Great
'Compliment—Few Bolter* Were Found
and tho Independence Ticket Received
Almost a ’’Freeze-out’’—Chatham Ral
lied to the Flag, Giving Brown 9,443;
to vote in the first ward. He voted the
straight democratic ticket, Including
the disfranchisement amendment
“I voted for disfranohisement aa a
party measure," he stated In an Inter
view following the taking of his pic
ture for use In one of the local ro
Jos. M. Brown Supports Disfranchise
Joseph M. Brown, candidate for gov-
ATLANTA. Oct. 7—Reports received
here tonight Indipate that Joseph M.
Brown was elected governor today by
n majority of not lest than 75.000. Not
more than ten per cent of the votes
polled were for Yancy Carter. Dis
franchisement won. but not by a large
majority. It Is probable that J. W.
Lindsey gets a plurality for pension
commissioner, but the legislature will
probably be called on to settle the con
In Fulton county Mr. 'Brown got i
majority of 4.500 out of less than 7,000
votes. Dlifranchiaement carried by a
small xnsjorlty and A. J. McBride re
ceived more votes for pension com
missioner than all the other candidates
Only two counties heard from are
believed to have given Carter plurali
ties. These are Chattooga and Gor
don, In each of which only nominal
vote* were polled.
Associate Press Account.
ATLANTA, Os.. Oct 7.—Returns
celved up to midnight from today’s state
election indicate the election of Joseph
M. Brown, the democratic candidate for
governor by a majority of more than 80.-
000 over Yancy Carter, the Independence
party’s nominee. None of the other
democratic candidates for state offices
had opposition and received the full vote,
except for pension commission.
Returns from a majority of the counties
tions for voters" "ThR' umendment makes
the ownership of property
qualifications necessary to vote.
The vote will be canvassed In the va-
A light vote was cast throughout the
ATLANTA, Oct. 7. 8iW p. m.—Indl-
ernor, voted at his homo In Marietta,
where he not alone cast & ballot fjr
the entire democratic ticket, but for
disfranchisement as well.
There was some surprise here in the
vote given William Yancy Carter, not
NO CHANGE IN
Roads Disclaim Any Proposed
Increase at the Present
ATLANTA, Ow, Oct. T.—It la d.nied
that a central advance on cotton freight
rates have basn put Into effaot or are
in contemplation tor Immediate adoption
by tha railroads. Rscent reports to that
effect led Chairman 8. CL McLendon of
the state railroad commission to make
The result was a disclaimer ... .—
part of the railroads. They state that
the only ohange made In cotton rates Is
to Increase the tariff *»•» «otton shipped
from Memphis. Tenn.. to Greenville, Miss.,
to Rome, Atlanta or Brunswick In this
state. 2 cents a hundred pounds.
The route affected Involves very little
transportation of cotton, and the change
Is not material. It was made • for the
purpose of equalisation, rather than to
TAFT WOULD BE
John W. Kern Declares Re
publican Candidate Is a
WINSTON-SALEM. N. C.. Oct. T.]
large crowd at tne Fairmont fair hart
today listened to an excoriation by John
W. Kern, democratic vice presidential
nominee, of "rich malefactors^ and of re-
K biican rule, which he declared, led
6m. Mr. Kern accompanied by J.l
Hamilton.Lewie, of Chicago, who also
spoke, arrived early In the day from
Greensboro. Before going to the fair
grounds, the nominee spoke to the town
people in the courthouse square. He as*
cribed to tho great corporations, special
cally tho meat and stael trusts. Iniquitous
methods which, he asserted, drew from
every household and every farm In tho
land a stream of money to the coffers
of tho corporations. The republican nom- 1
Inee ho characterised as a weakling who
would bo nothing more than a ’'sub-
president." The nominee was greeted by
the tooting of factory whistles, a* Ills
trained pulled Into the station. A squad
JEFFERSONVILLE, Oct. 7—Elec
tion quiet. Total vote Jeffersonville
Several prominent men who were
the losing side In the last state cam
paign are known to have gone baj< oi
the nominee of the primary and sup
ported the Independence ticket.
A variety of ballots at the polling
places caused some confusion. The
official democratic ballot contained the
names of all candidates, and the affir
mative side of disfranchisement only.
The independents distributed ballots
containing both sides of the disfran
chisement Issue. Two kind of ballots
were distributed by the republicans and
negroes. One contained the names of
Mr. Brown and candidates for other
state house offices, with blsnks for so
licitors. judges and county officers, and
only the negative side of disfranchise
ment presented. The managers re
fused these latter' ballots, on the
ground that they were not In regular
212; Brown 210, Carter nothing; dls
franchlsement amendment 83 for,
against 124. From Indications county
Is lost to disfranchisement.
Carter None, Again.
LUMBER CITY, Oct. 7—One hun
dred and twenty out of total 167 votes
gives Brown 108: Carter none: for
amendment 83; against amendment 37.
Counting slow account great length of
Jeff Davis County.
HAZLEHURST. Ort. 7—Haxlehurst
precinct gives Brown 227. Carter 8.
Lindsey 185, McBride 17. For dis
franchisement 137, against 97. Four
small precincts to hear from at same
Light Vote in Dodge.
EASTMAN. Oct. 7.—Light
polled In Dodge today. Brown'
Jorlty will hardly exceed 800. Lindsey
will carry county for pension com
missioner. Heavy vote polled against
disfranchisement, but heavy vote
polled for name. Carter’s vote
county will not exceed 76 votes.
100 to 1 for Brown.
ATHENS. Oct. 7—With two small
preolncts to hear from Brown’s ma
jority In Clarke county is nine hun
dred and thirty-eight. Carter receiv
ed less than ten votes in entire coun
ty. Lindsey carries county by about
three hundred. Disfranchisement
amendment carried by estimated ma
jority of two hundred. Entire county
will give <Brown about one thousand
majority, his vote being more than
hundred to one.
Out 1,200 Brown Get* 1,000.
VALDOSTA. Oct. 7—In twelve hun
dred votes polled Brown gets a thous
and majority In this county. Dis
franchisement amendment In doubt, but
probably carried. Lindsey probably
has county for pension commissioner
by good majority.
Big Negro Vote.
LEESBURG. Oct. 7—Lee county’s
estimated majority fbr Brown for gov
ernor Is 600. Majority against dls
cations here early tonight are that
FITZGERALD. Oct. 7—Ben Hill
county’s estimated majority for Brown
for governor la 391; majority for dls-
Joseph M. 'Brown has received a ma
jority of from 50.000 to 76.000 through
out the stato; that disfranchisement
has been approved and that Lindsey
has received a nlurallty for pension
franchlsement Is 291. County districts
not heard from. Vote leas than one-
half of registration.
Turner Ratifies Amendments.
ASHiBURN, On., Oct. 7.—From offi
cial returns Turher county ratifies
The Vote By Counties.
The following bulletins have bten
Summerville — Chattooga county
probably went for Carter by a ma
jority of 60; and disfranchisement by
Waycross—About 800 votes polled
end only about 200 for Carter. Dis
franchisement carried and McBride
leads for pension commissioner.
both constitutional amendments. Joe
Brown carries county almost solid;
majority over 500.
Brown Solid in Hart. I
HARTWELL, Oct. 7—Joe Brown
carried Hart by 400 majority; disfran
chisement by 500 to 600 majority;
Lindsey carries Hart by 800 majority.
Julian B. McCurry for senate and As-
ben McCurry for house have no op-
Fort Gaines—About 700 votes polled,
only 40 for Carter. Buckannon car
ried county for pension commissioner
and disfranchisement in doubt.
Ocilla—Practically all vote* for
Brown In Irwin. Disfranchisement lost
by small majority.
Dublin—Disfranchisement got big
majority. Only a few votes for Car
ter. About 1.300 polled.
McDonough—Brown received 1.500 In
Henry and Carter about 100. Lindsey
carried county and small majority for
Jasper—Brown gets Pickens county
by 400 majority, Lindsey by 800 and
Dalton—About 1,200 votes polled,
practically all for Brown. Lindsey led
for pension commissioner and disfran
Rome—About 1.500 votes, practically
all for Brown. Lindsey led for pen
sion commissioner by 200 to 300 and
disfranchisement won by about 800.
Montlcello—County voted almost ex
clusively for Brown. This precinct for
him by 200 majority.
Columbus—Nearly 2,000 votes polled
only about 50 for Carter. Disfran
chisement received a majority.
//Alpharetta—County gives Brown two
Disfranchisement carried by
Statesboro—About a thousand votes
polled, solid for Brown: dlsfranchlse-
Brown'* Majority Between 60,000 end
ATLANTA, Oct. 7. 8 p. m.—Returns
at this hour Indicate that Joseph M.
Brown has carried the state for gov
ernor bv a majority of between sixty
and eighty thousand.
Mr. Brown'll only opponent
Yancey Carter, who ran on the Inde
pendence party ticket. Brown ran as
The meet important question voted
on outside of the governorship wax
that of the voting qualifications In the
state. Returns indicate that fhe
amendment to the constitution passed
by the legislature has been approved.
Little Interest In Atlanta.
ATLANTA, Ga.. Oct. 7—Llttla Inter
est was taken In the election here, ex
cept by negroes, who were eager «o
vote against the disfranchisement
amendment to the constitution. Fears
that It would be defeated were ex
pressed throughout tha day. No ape'
dal effort was made by those who led
in th* fight to have the amendment
submitted to the people to get out the
full white vote, though the official lead
ers of the party did all t*uy ouli to
have the voter* go out and support the
Most of the state capital officials went
home for the purpose of casting their
ballots. Attorney Oeneral John C.
H«rt left for Union Point yesterday
afternoon. Comptroller General w.
A. -Wright voted here. Gen. C. A.
Evans, of the prison commission, vot
ed fn Atlsnta. Treasurer R- E. Park
vent to Mseon for that purpose, end
State School commission- r Jere M.
pound to Milledgevilla. • *
Governor Hoke Smith voted early,
Brown’s Majority 4,500 in Fulton.
ATLANTA, Oct. 7—With the vote
In the second ward not yet counted,
Fulton county gives Joseph M. (Brown
4,567 votes, against 1.065 for Yancy
Carter. In tho second ward 1.300 votes
were cast and not more than 150 are
for Carter, giving Mr. Brown a total
of about 6,700, or a majority of 4,500.
Disfranchisement won by a majority
of more than 1,000 here and reports
from over the state Indicate that It
will prevail, though a comparatively
heavy vote was polled against It. Mc
Bride received about two votes for each
vote the other candidates for pension
commissioner got In this county.
In Chatham Carter Gtts 46.
SAVANNAH, Oct. 7—Chatham coun
ty's official vote gives Brown 8,443;
Carter 46; McBride 1,245; Buchannon
987; Lindsey 941; against amendment
2,259, for It 998.
Brown 498; Carter 5.
QUITMAN, Oct. 7—A light vote was
polled hero today. Jos. M. Brown
received four hundred and ninety-eight
votes and Carter five. There were
twenty-four cratches. Lindsey wins for
pension commissioner. The disfran
chisement amendment has eight ma
jority. The above Is for the Quitman
COLUMBUS, Oct. 7—Leas than 2,000
votes were cast In Muscogee county
and the count as It has progressed In
dicates that Brown received from
1,400 to 1.600 of them. In the negro
box In the city the vote was: Carter
192. Brown 81. Disfranchisement car
rled by a good majority, although 247
negroes voted against It. Lindsey for
pension commissioner carried tha coun
ty. McBride coming second.
In Harris county the vote on dls
franchlsement Is close. Negroes a
Hamilton In that county voted for
Brown almost solidly
THOMASVILLE, Oct. 7—Only two
hundred votes counted as yet In Thom-
asville. Carter receives none. Only
ten cast against disfranchisement In
this number. Other precincts In the
county not heard from. Majority for
Brown will be very large. Large num
ber of negroes voted disfranchisement.
Can’t foretell result i Will probably
carry good majority.
AT THE RULING
Quits Thaw Case in a Jiffy
When Justice Wonliln’t
'North Carolina Is in the list of doubt
ful states In tho estimation of the r«-
E ubllcans," sold Mr. Kern, "in North
siollna It Is contended that the high
protective tariff Is an Inducement tor
£ our citizens to become republicans. It
elng the assumption that you wish boun
ties against other cltlsens to benefit
yourselves. I am now In the heart of
the greatest tobacco produemg country Or
America, but with all your enterprises
tho tobacco trust has gobbled up like
an omnivorous animal your products to
hand them hack to you at their own
J rices for your labor and your products,
t is this evil which we have met here
to remedy and which throughout the na
tion we are struggling to remedy as we
are struggling against even '* ‘ ‘
that feeds and fattens upon
ties and the labors of Americans every-
Ile referred to the fact that this local
ity wns known particularly as the Ger
man settlement of this portion of tho
south and to the history of Its settle,
ment and spoke words of encouragement
to the Inhabitants whom he said, "pro
tested only when denied the liberty of
men and when oppressed by monopoly
laws which denied free conduct and tho
right of iHf-government.'
WHITE PLAINS, N. Y., Oct. 7.—After
charging that Harry K. Thaw, who killed
Stanford White In tho summer of 1604
In the Madison Square roof garden, wae
still a dangerous paranoiac and recently
hod threatened to kill himself. District
Attorney Jerome withdrew from tho case
today when Justice Mills refused to trans
fer the hearing on the question of Thaw'i
sanity from Westchester to New York
Thereupon Justice Mills declared that
he would name two experts to examine
Thaw as to his sanity between today and
Baturduy, mid nettle the case upon their
report on Monday.
Tho trouble began when Mr. Jerome
declared that unless Justlco Mills trans
ferred tho case he (Jerome) would take
part In it. Ho declared that Thaw
i a dangerous neronolao and since his
incarceration at Matteawan had threat
ened to uke Ills own Ills.
Judge Mills then refused to transfer
Kern left later for Roanoke. Va.
TO BE DEVELOPED
the cane, saying u trial of the question
of Thaw's sanity would not bo u long
one ond would not cost the oounty much.
Mr. Jerome said that with such ruling
of the court he had no alternative but
_ think to defend this
action," wild Judge Mills.
Mr. Jerome replied: "Again I i
say I disagree with the court and I
>t remain In the cqee unless It !■
nued In New York oounty."
A sharp exchange of words followed.
temluubd by Mr. Jerome seising hie
aatohei and hat.
"Walt. Mr. Jerome, don’t go." pleaded
"The court has refused my applica
tion." retorted Jerome hotly. "I nm here
that motion only."
Encouraging Reports Continue
to Como in From East
CHICAGO, Oct. 7—Plana for tho final
weeks of tho democratic campaign wore
outlined and dlaouaaed at a confer-
of W. J. Bryan. National Chair
man Norman E. Mack and heads of
the various bureaus of the national
committee today. The conference was
held in Mr. Bryan'a room where he
rested for a couple of hours on his
arrival her# from Iowa this morning.
Mr. Bryan told the national commit
teemen that ho felt convinced that the
tide was atlll running strong for the
democratic ticket. In a statement re-
gnrdlng conditions In the west where
he has been speaking for the last two
weeks Mr. 'Bryan *ul<l:
'There Is no state In the west where
the changes are not In favor of our
party and the reports that we get are
not only encouraging but they are In
creasingly encouraging. That Is tho
reports are more favorable now than
they were one month ago and one
month ago they were more favorable
than they were two months ago.
Everything we hear from the east In
creases the confidence that the demo
orats fee) In the success of the ticket.
"I am standing this campaign ex
cellently. In fact, the beat I ever have."
Mr. Bryan will leave here Monday,
speaking In Joliet. Htreater and other
cltlealn Illinois. Saturday Mr. Bryan
speaks In Missouri, making addresses
at Hannlbnl, Paris Moberly, Kan
san City at 6 o'clock In the afternoon,
and St. Joseph In the evening. Tho
candidate will then return to Lincoln
and next week will speak threo days
In his home state.
Insanity examlna Thaw before Mon
In his opinion on the change of venuo
Justice Mills declared that there was no
one except Mr. Morschsuser who was so
familiar with the Thaw ““ **”
Jerome ami tie should tie the i
.... .... to look
after the Interests of the people when
the case Is nrguAd here next Monday.
The justl(?e added that he considered It
the duty of Mr. Jerome to see the case
The justice declared that un
der no rlrcuinstances should Mr. Jerome
withdraw from the case now.
franchlsement Is 800. Negroes voting
four or five to one white, but not
scratching nominees; only voting
against dlsfrandhlsement. White* very
Indifferent; many not voting,
Carter tickets here.
Brown’s Majority 150 In Georgetown.
GEORGETOWN. Oct 7—Brown’s
majority one hundred ond fifty; ma
jority for disfranchisement one hun-
Lindsey Carries Irwin.
OCILLA. Oct. 7—Lindsey carries Ir
win by overwhelming majority. Dis
franchisement amendment defeated by
good majority. Brown gets practically
Carter .Gets a Dozen.
EATONTON, Oot. 7—Reports from
city and county precincts^ estimate
Brown’s majority not over three hun
dred and fifty at highest with regis
tration of eight hundred. Yancy Car
ter received one dozen votes In city
precinct; none In county. Dlsfran-
chlsement majority same as state tick
et. Fifteen negroes registered In
county with eight votes cast against
amendment; one white vote against
up to this report ” ‘
The Laurens Vote.
DUBLIN. Oct. 7—About eighteen
hundred votes were polled In Laurens
county today. Carter received very
few votes. John W. Lindsey receiv
ed practically the solid vote for pen
Good Majority for Brown.
SPARTA, Oct. 7.—Hanccfck oounty**
estimated majority for Brown for gov
ernor Is 878. Majority for disfranchise
ment is 300.
Brown Sweeps Hall.
GAINESVILLE, Oct. 7.-Hall county’s
estimated majority for Brown Is 1,000.
For disfranchisement, majority Is 800.
MOITLTRIB. Oct. 7.—Between 600 and
700 votes ware polled in Colquitt county.
Joe Brown’s majority will reach 250; 200
majority for disfranchisement, and an
almost solid vote for Lindsey for pension
Marlon Rallies to Brown.
allies to oro
BUENA VISTA, Oct. 7.—Brown car-
rles Marlon county by about 800.
Majority for Brown.
estimated majority for Brown tor gover
nor is 1.200. The majority Is probably
against the disfranchisement measure,
the colored vote being solidly in oppo
sition. whlln many white cltlsens voted
likewise. Lindsey probably made well for
pension commissioner. Four.hundred ne
groes voted In Amerlcus. while the negro
vote at eight country precincts was cor
respondingly large. Considerable apathy
among whit* voters was manifested as
evidenced by the, exceedingly small vote
at Amerlcus precinct. Impossible
definite figures tonight
Lindsey Carries Putnam.
COLUMBUS, Oct. 7—City vote:
Brown Mil; Carter 391; not voting
for governor 111: for dlsfranchlaement
1,240; agalnat disfranchisement 284
Carder In tha Background.
BA1NBRIDGE, Oct. 7—The election
passed off very quietly her# today with
Brown carrying the county nearly sol
id. Balnbrldge vote. 'Brown 427; Car
ter 2. W. A. Buchannon for nenslon
commissioner estimated majority on*
hundred and flftv: against amendment
providing qualification of voters eat!
In Democratic Richmond.
11 rown I.04I: Cart.r J); Und..y"n; Mr-
Ilrld* 119; reat scattering. For amend
ment 806; agalnat 2*5.
mated two hundred. Carter will get
less than one hundred vote* In the
county with a light vote la the county,
estimated at‘about 1.100.
Wayna Is Trua Blua.
JESUP, Oct. 7—Four out of twelve
districts give Brown 111; Carter 36.
Same districts for disfranchisement
amendment 156; against 171. Vote on
pension commissioner about evenly dl-
FIRST PREMIUM HOG AT
TIFTON. Oa.. Oct 7.—Mr. Daniel
Walker, about one mile north of Tlf
ton, has been notified that he won tbi
first premium for the largest hog at
the Worth county fair. This hog
when carried to the railroad to be
shipped, tipped the scale# at 1,3*0
Capitalists Propose Harnessing
River To Establish Huge
Efectrio Plant. -;
VAI.DOSTA, Oa, Oot. 7.—Mr. D. O.
above White Springs, — —
river, for the purpose of looking
situation there with a view to develop
ing the power at that place.
It Is said that a largo company has
purchased tho falls and will begin nt
~~ ce to develop the power. The falls have
. capacity of about 90,000-horse power
In good seasons nnd a minimum capacity
of 30,000-horse power when the river Is
high. The concern which has bought It
has a capital of 93,001),000, hut It Is said
Blue-prints hav# been made of the ter
rltory within 75 miles of the falls, ex
tending nearly to Douglas on the north,
Thomasvllle on the west, and taking In
I’alatka on the south. Jacksonville and
Fernnndlna on the east It Is said that
Intcrurhsn electric lines are to be estab
lished between the towns within this clr-
,a perfect network Of trolley llnr-
r the result. .
not thought that all the lines
the map will be constructed, but It Is
said that hundreds of miles of track will
he laid and operated. The company. It
* ... * - -*- anything of the
Is stated, will not nsk
towns and communities to be traversed
One of the lines will go from Valdosta
toward Quitman and Boston on the west.
to Waycross on the east, thence toward
Fernandlna and Jacksonville. Another
line will go from Valdosta to Jasper and
toward Live Oak, Lake City nnd
— “ Several lines will
run out from Jacksonville, Lake City
and other large towns In the circles
The territory to he reached In this way
embraces over half a inllllu.
It Is understood to be the purpose of
the company to also furnish power and
lights for the various towns. It Is anld
that the power can bo developed for
about 335 per horsepower per annur
whereas steam power coats about 680.
A. S. O’Neal Victim of Robber
—Youth is in Dying
JEHUP. Oa.. Oct T.—At an curly
hour this morning A. 6. O’Neal, the
night operator at Xahunta, on tho At
lantlo Coast Lino railway, twenty-
eight miles from Jcsup, was fired
In his office.
He was shot In the head with a pis
tol. Ho Is In a dying condition.
Eighty dollars In money wan taken
from tho office. There was no safe In
A negro was arrested at Hortense.
and a lynching Is feared. The oper
ator was a picre boy and was reared
NINE ENGINES IN FIRE
ATLANTA HORSE SHOW
Show opened at the Coliseum last night
and will c&ntlnue until Friday even
ing. At no event of the year has
ROANOKE. Va., , Oct. 7.-John W.
HUrti, the democratic vico presidential
candidate, denounced In no uncertain
• full! a big audience hern tonight
mPWPtlcIpatlon of President Roosevelt I
In the national campaign, declaring that
fas srews sNEr**
much feminine beauty and fashion
been assembled hero. Atlanta's "four
hundred" were out In full and spark
In addition to the supreme feminine
beauty and the acme of mllllnory art
which was on display, some of tho very
beat horseflesh of the south was or
exhibition and attracted some atten
In most of the classes Atlantans won
the prises, though a few aro taken by
visitor*. In the rondsters class tho
prises were taken ns follows: First,
Lady Prince, Austell Thornton. At
lanta; second, Black Boy, A. Morgan,
Atlanta; third, Aline Hudson, owned
by J. W. Morrow, Jr., Atlanta; fourth,
Jim P., owned by A. J. Ryan, Atlanta.
In the saddle horse class, prises were
taken as follows: First, Mary Ellen,
owned by J. K. Ottloy, Atlanta;
ond. Nannie B.. owned by J. D. Mo-
Kemmle; third. Major, owned by M. H.
Woodward. Atlanta, and fourth, by
Prince, owned by S. W. Sullivan. At
In the v.eavy harness class prises
were won by: , . , ••
First, Sensation, owned by J. W.
and H. W. Russell, Atlnnta: second,
Fancy, owned by Charles Black, Atlan
ta; third, Pet. owned by T. B. Lump-
kin, Atlanta, and fourth, by the Jes
ter, owned by J. W. McMullen, Macon.
In tho class of colts prises wore
taken as follows:
First, Lady Sarah, owned by B. M.
Carter, Carters, Ga.; second, Flreny,
owned by F. II. McMnkln, Atlanta;
third. Alice Margrave, owned by R. T.
Pace, Atlanta, and fourth, by Black
Betties, owned by M. II. Hayes, At
KILLING S PERSONS
SUCK FORD, Vt., Oct. 7—With i
concussion which shook the entire vll
Inge, a large grain elevator, having a
capacity of 500,000 bushels exploded
late today causing the death of seven
workmen and a woman. The explo
sion blow off tho entire roof of tho
building, scattering timbers In all dl
rectlons and almost Instnntly finnics
burst out ull over tho structure. Twen
ty-one men wero employed In tho build
ing. of whom seven hi
Mr*. John Jellforo, who wns walking
with a companion along the Canadian
Pacific railroad track close to the elu-
vator wiih burned to death and an un
known woman who was with her was
burned so seriously that her life Is de
GIANTS WON THIRD STRAIGHT
AND MUST NOW PLAY CHICAGO
CHAMPIONSHIP OF THE NATIONAL
LEAGUE WILL GE DECIDED IN
80N AGAINST BROWN.
Fulfills Every Condition of the
Contract Made With
POLO GROUNDS. New Yorte. Oct 7..
In the final gome of the Bostoa series
and the loet of the regular eotiedule. the
New York team this afternoon averted
the possibility of-a triple tie of the three
leaders which. In ease of defeat today
and victory over Chicago tomorrow, would
LH MANS. Oct. 7.—Wilbur Wright
world's record for an aeroplane flight
carrying one passenger, made a new rec
ord thfii afternoon when under similar
conditions he remslued In the air for
1 hour. 4 minutes and 26 seconds. Hie
best previous record with a passenger
was 55 minutes. 17 seconds.
Mr. Wright thus fulfills the conditions
of the contract signed by him and I^txare
Welller, representing a eyndlcate, where
by Mr. Wright wae required to make two
flights within a we-*k with a passenger
or equivalent In weight of 60 kilometres
The contract eells for the payment to
Mr. Wright of 1100,000 by the syndicate,
lu return for which the syndicate secure*
of th# machln*
the patent right*
France and the colonies.
KILLS TWO AND THEN
VIRGINIA FARMER, CRAZED OVER
DOMESTIC TROUBLE. SHOOTS
NORFOLK. Va., Oot. 7.—John
Richardson, a young farmer living In
Lambert's Point section, early today
shot and killed his sister-in-law, Miss
Josephine Cromwell, his father-in-
law. Beverly Cromwell,
Roosevelt's Action, Declares
Kern, Brings Presidency |
mltted suicide after ho had killed his
father-ln-law's horse. A shotgun was
Following domestic troubles, Rich
ardson and bit' wife, the youngest
daughter of Cromwell, separated Frl-
day. Mrs. Rlchrdaon returned home
last night. Miss Cromwell was re
turning with a 6-year-old son
■"Wlu-n h VlrBlnUins^uaim^!^^tl^3ri
Americans, reflect on how the conduct of
President Roosevelt In Us Culmination ofi
ill lieu I phllllplcs. recks with partlaan
bitterness and sectional denunciation," he
said, "thoy must feel the degradation
brought upon the office and the humilia
tion upon their countrymen."
'*kern accompanied by Col. £,JUm*
llton Lewis, of Chicago, reached Roanoke
from Winston-Salem. N. C., late In tho
evening and went directly to the big
skating tink where a crowd that parked
... their ai
concludes L— .«■— - ..
Kern and Mr. Iaewls. From here the
former goes for a day to visit * Ms ter
In the country near this city and then
to West Virginia and tho east.
Col. liewls will address the faculty and
students of ths University of Virginia,
his old college, tomorrow night at Char-
lottsvllle, whore he will reply to a specotr
br J-44. to.ylr4lnl._r.pub*
limn. From lh«r. Ii« -III K" to Chl !S*°
to Mit.r tho Illlnol. o»mp»(in cno^llln*
«nK.K«m,ntH h, hm tn Ohio oncl W,it
tm-tfr. KjnTwiio'rompliUnod nt
fatigue, *(M)kn briefly, devoting his atd
t*ntlon chiefly to th# activity of tlw
vMffiF'R- -la. -wh.r.
aw E? J
and history of Washington and Jefferson.]
Madison and Monroe; here you wan must|
recnli the dignity with which these men|
Invested the hlgn offlre of Ph'l^intms
by them It was exalted upon the plaltj
the sovereignty of king* nnd was, mamas
talned with that sacred spirit of •toganca
and dignity as became their situation,
"Virginians must Indeed now.feel from
tlmt to time ~ * “
distinguished men I* compered with the
nnllr. that h.v. I.I.ly pI.arartrTlipa tljn
present occupant of the White Iiottse.
When republican# of your state, and mv
fellow cltlsens who are republicans all
over th# country contemplate tho char
acter of Beniamin Harrison, that grand
son of a Virginian—he who wae from
Indiana, my neighbor and friend—and
reflect how he, remembering the exam
ple* of Washington and Jefferson, Mon
roe end Msdlson, toother with his *—
grand ancestor, sought to profit by .... ..
examples and with moat commendable
virtue sustained with dignity and pro
priety all the essential forms of tost
high office, you must be gratified. And
when you reflect how ha would hsve re-
—. . - - ntther than de-
Richardson’s and had th" boy by tho
hand approaching the houso today
when Richardson rushed out with his
gun and shot her twice. ~
have necessitated a specially armneed
series for determining the pennant win
ner and would have h».M almost endless
possibilities. Todays victory, by
score df 7 to 3, makes tomorrow's con
test with Chicago unique In baseball his
tory. In It Is concentrated the lntensest
interest of enthualaata throughout the
country and all the Indications are that
the contest will prove a spectacular di
nar to a senson whose kaleidoscopic
- hanges have held attention to tbs very
last minute. Tho fact that tho manage
ment throughout the afternoon was fair
ly deluged with telegraphic and telephonic
The first Inning with th# Boston team ,
..>day gave the New York followers a '
chill; hut the homo team soon got Into 1
form and from then on It was merely
■ ‘ ’“» for -
practice In preparation for tomorrow.
The feature of the game was McCor
mick’s phenomenal one-hand catch of
long fly which ha held by reaching far
out oyer a bleacher fence.
JJoston lock the Iced In the first In-
Becker bunted safely end Bate*
singled to left. Brown# fanned. _
Becker and l**tes made a double steal,
McCann tripled, scoring both runner*.
Sweeney fouled out to Tenney and M< -
Gann was caught off third on Dohlen s
New Yoric came back with one In th'
second. Donlln was safe on Hannlfan’
error. Seymour put Donlln on second oi
his out at first., McCormick singled,
Naw York took th# 1
In the third. Ames singled to right,
Tenney singled to center, sending Amei
| **ilrd and reaching second on the throe
Herzog out to Hannlfan to Mr
tp thjrd i
Arne© ©coring. Bresnahan hit to Dahleri,
who threw to the plate, but Tenney
the throw, scoring with Bresnahan safer
The gome was cinched In the fourth.
Seymour singled to center. Devlin <l'd
the same. Mattem relieved Flaherty In
the box for Boston. McCormick ©neit-
fleed, Sweeney to McGann. Bridwell
singled to right, ©coring Seymour. Amo©
singled, scoring Devlin. Tenney bunted
safely, filling the baaea. Herzog single*'
to center, scoring Brldwsll and Ames.
Amea pitched today d«*plt* Mathew-
©on's pleading with MeGraw before the
that be be allowed to go
B me that lie nn auowcu go
x. both today and tomorrow,
then-son will be In the box tomorrow
while Morocco! Brown will plteb Mr Chi
cago. Th# Chicago tjsn left hona for
New York tody on tha Twentieth Ce-.-.
fury limited. Score: U.H.K.
Boaton 200 000 000—2
New York 013 400 00*--7 13
Flaherty. Mattem. Chappel# nnd Bo
trman and Graham: Ames and_Bre
when Richardson met nnd killed him , rnmn » I1U ..........
by blowing the aged man's face to hnn an rt Needham. Time. 1:61. Umpires,
Richardson then klllod. Crora- | Klein end Johnstone.
sssr horse and, returning
farm yard, blew oot his own brains.
YESTERDAY’S GENERAL ELECTION
WAS QUIET THROUGHOUT COUNTY
Independent Candidate Hardly Re
ceived a Corporal’* Guard of Votes—
Nip and Tuck With tha Qualification
Amendment , .
The general atata election yesterday
was entirely without Incident of any
kind, and though the polls In the city
were open from 7 o’clock In tho
morning until 6 In the evening, the
voting was done In a desultory man
ner, only enlivened by the few friends
of some of the candidates for pension
commissioner, and tho presence of n
fuw negroes who were endeavoring to
defeat the disfranchisement clause.
But for theso small gatherings
around the polling places, and the oc
casional Inquiry “have you voted
yetT" heard on the atreele, It never
Howard—Frown 37; Carter 0;
amendment 16. against 19.
The totals—Brown 3,124; Carte*
for amendment 1,053, against 9f>3.
This give* tho qualification amend
ment 160 majority In the county. The
vote of Haxzard. which could not hu
obtained last night, will not change th.»
figure.! much, as there were onlj
registered voter* In that district.
The total registration for the <
ty, both white* and negroes, was
It will thu* bo seen that not one-half
of the qualified voters cast their
lots yesterday, the number being 2.115.
being *41 votes le*s than the vote
Oov. Brown In the primary, which
2,47*. , .
For penalon comm'aaloner J.
■Irniid'ills high position rather than de
grade tho offlre Into the petty maelstrom
of ward polities or Insignificant conflicts
to gratify Polities or InsIntoaltv or poll
resentment, you must Indeed rejoice.
’’And It 1* sadder still to contemplate
that the nireent distinguished occupant
,SSlferJrr?« B A.lTSl BromThT^MoJISK F.,,1
of president Is even now—If we can trust nmqndmcnt 16, and 19 against. Llnd-
the public press—deliberating as to* Bey | r ,i far pension commissioner.
Whether he ehall still further degrade It I ca , n * Warrior with 23 for
by becoming a c^HM^hustlng*, |*own and non# for Carter. For the
.mendm.nt Ki «S«tBW . 1. Unl.-v
led for pension commission-
Th* early rlaor had the opportunity
of mating a vote on tho way down
town to work, at Vlnevillo, East Ma
con, courthouse, the city hall and
Findlay’s foundry, but the majority of
tho voting was dona at the dinner
hour and at the knocking off hour at
the shops, between 6 and 6 o’clock.
Tho first of th* country precincts to
count and make up tho vote was God
frey, where Brown received 12
vote* to Yancey Cartel's 1. At tnl*
precinct there were 24 votes for the
disfranchisement clause and 94
against. J. W. Lindsey received tho
largo majority of the votes cast for
Then came Rutland with Brown 58
and Carter 2. For the amendment 17
and 86 against. Buchannon led at this
precinct for pension commissioner.
bringing himself to the level of the email
politician, engaged In conflict out of ha
tred for on opponent or for the bop# of
petty office. ....
"As a clllsen I would deplore *h© ©nee-
tncle, as a candidate I naturally would
welcome It as making surer that which
I© already sure—the election of the dem
ocratic national ticket.”
The elevator wns owned Jointly by the
Canadian Pacific and Boston and
lllfK.J wan occupied by
outs Company, of Chicago.
Tho amount of grain It contained was
very large. The flames, which aro
auppoHed to have been started by spon
taneous combustion In the dry dust of
the grain spread so quickly that the
limited fire apparatus of the village
wan of no avail. The heat set fire
HEAUMONT. Texas, Oct. 7—Flrq
late today destroyed tho Southern Pa
cific round house nnd maat«r mechan
ic’s office with a loss to the company
of about *200,000. Nine engines which
were In the round house were con
sumed together with three freight cars.
"Judge" crofts, u colored hostler, wae
so badly burned that he will die. 8ev.
oral other railroad employes were bum-
ed In trying to save property, but none
fatally. Tha fire wns mused by the
explosion of a tank of oil.
©bed mar the elevator and
theshed. together with seventy-five
freight curs standing near It wero
Lite’tonight tho fire was still burn
ing but no other property wt* threat-
The total loos Is entlmated at 6400,-
Death Llet Reach#* 13.
MCHVORD. Vermont, Oct. 7.— 1 The
number of persons burned *~
tho fir© which «
mimed the grain eleva-
lut© to.lny. Is now known to
»»« thirteen. This sum Inriudes eleven
of the employ*
elevator when the explosion occurred.
CZAREVENA WINS IN
I.KXINOTON. Kr., Oct 7.—Th. Mr«n<l
„jy of the trotting meting produced nn
cxrltln, control In tho two-mr-old dl-
Lion nf the futrlty. ......
Ciarrorcn* wnn In .trnhrht hentn. In
„>tli heal. F.nnI, t.wron round
nnd AI Kl.nl.y third. Two hrotn were
trotted In 2:11 l-J nnd till 1-t, mnklmt
h n.w world', record for two-ycnr-old.,
Thr Kentucky futurity for twn-nnr-
old., value $6.000—t'utrcvcn. won: Van-
Paring, 7:10 clua. puron 11.000—l)r.
Bonny won; Mary Mhllcyjmcon.1; Bcttlo
M.rtc third. Brot lime «:07 1-1.
Trolling, 2:0r. cl..., puroo. 11,100—
Vt Jack second;
|olioma OlrMhTrd.” Baat
’Trotting, 2:16 rlaaa. purse 11,000—I in
sssas-o b - u;
Bast Mseon was the first of the
city precincts to make return*. At
this prectlnct the vote for governor
was: lirown. 813; farter, 7. ” - *'**
amendment. 120; against,
pension commissioner, W.
celvud the highest number of votes.
112. It waa at thl© precinct that tl
200 votes against the amendment were
evenly divided between
At the courthouse precinct the vote
for governor was: Brown, 752; Car
ter, 2. For th* amendment, 485:
against. .242. J. W. Lindsey received
the highest number of votes, 426. with
Poe following with 192.
Without Hasxard. which could not
be heard from, the Arote for governor,
for and against tho qualification
amendment, nnd the lead In th# race
for pension commissioner, was as rot
Uppar City—Brown, 73J. Carter 2;
for amendment 4*5. against 242.
Lower City—Brown 287; Cnrter
for amendment 295. against W0.
Boat Macon—Brown 232: Carter 2;
for amendment 120. against 200.
Vlncvllle—nrown 405; Carter 1; for
amendment 1*4. against 182
Godfrey—Brown 129; Carter 1; for
amendment 24, against 94.
Rutland—Brown 68: Carter 2; for
amendment 17, against 8R.
Warrior—Brown 22; Carter 0
amendment 22. against 1.
Llnsey received n large majority
ivotes cast. . H
Today at noon the votes of all the
precincts will bo consolidated.
There was very little scratching yes
terday. Tho vote wns about tho same
for all the candidates, though there
were many who did not take the trou
hie to mark out either the "for" or
"against" clauses at the end of the
ticket, and thero were many who made
no selection of pension commissioner
and thus many vote# for these were
lost. , . .
Not an arrest was made during the
day, nor did tho cause for one 6*ttj§§
TIRED EVADING THE LAW
ItAWKINSVILLE. Ga.. Oct. 7-
Ing the last week threo prisoners
are very badly wanted In Pulaski
wero arrested and brought to Jail.
■ Gus Hendley, a negro, during a row-
last spring at Mlllervllle, a few mile#
below the city, killed another negro
named Gu# Hill. After the killing he
made his escape and tramped
Alabama and Florida until he becatr
tired of that life and finally decided
come back to tho scene of his trln
where he gavo himself up. Saturday
morning last he camo back to the
city and surrendered to fiherlff J. R.
Rogers, who at once placed him In Jail.
Sum Sampson pleaded guilty before
Judge Martin Monday to the offense
of trying to pass a check belonging to
Mr. Sossamon who Uvea near here.
HampHon was promptly arrested forth*
offotiHe, and pluced In Jail. After re
maining In Jail a while Sampson huc-
ceeded In making bond for his appear
ance at the August term of court, but
ho did not appear in court according
to hla contract, and wna located last
week nt Kcnnlngton. 8. C., from which
place ho was brought by an officer. On
Monday morning he entered a plea of
guilty and was fined 1250 or sentenced
to aerve twelve months on the chain-
gang . Sampson thinks he will be r w ' -
to raise the money with which to pay
the fine. •
Jak. Ko,key. who was totm‘1 guilty
of hlfhwwy robbary at tha Au.u-t
torn of court and who. It will b, r<-
meitibrnd. left for part* unknown b.-
for* acntanca waa pa.jad on him. cam.
Into court Monday and waa flnr.l J>75
, by Judge Martin, h-oakey to en
ter vlctcd for bolding UP A peddler laat