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PORTLAND, OREGON, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1906.
TRICE FIVE CENTS.
UP BY LEAGUERS
Murphy Openly Attacks
CALLED BEFORE GRAND JURY
Money Demanded for With
drawal of Ticket.
JUDGE PAID HARD CASH
Jerome Takes Vp Tammany Chief's
Charge That Independence League
Managers Blackmail Candidates
Without Hearst's Knowledge.
NEW YORK, Oct. 1. The moet start
ling development in the present political
campaign in thfa state came today, when
Charles F. llurpny, the leader of Tam
many Hull, publicly charged that money
had been demanded by representatives of
tho Indcieiidente League in consideration
of the withdrawal of their candidates in
certain diHtricts. This was' followed by
tho serving on Mr. Murphy of a subpena
to appear before the grand Jury in John
Poo proceedings and testify as to his
Judge Pays for Indorsement.
The subiena was issued by District At
torney Jeromo alter a conference with
Judge Otto A. Ilosulsky, of the Court of
General iessious, who, Mr. Murphy in
timated, had given up money for the in
dorsement of t he league. Mr. Murphy
charged that certain Independence League
managers had demanded money for the
withdrawal of their candidates in Con
gressional, Senatorial and Assembly dis
trict, but a third ticket had been put In
the tield. He added, however, that W. R.
Hearst, the Independence League and
Democratic candidate for Governor, knew
nothing of this.
Kefused to Give Up.
"It is a fact," Mud Murphy, "that many
of- our candidates for Congress and the
Legislature have been approached by rep
resentatives of the Independence League
and money has been demanded of them.
Our men refused to give up, and it was
only then that the league put up opposi
tion candidates. Then men who demand
ed money were not ordinary individuals
belonging to the league, but representa
tives of that organization. If we had
paid what they asked, there would bo no
league ticket In the Held against us."
llimsen Denies llold-Vp.
Max t liimsen, who lias p barge of the
Independence League headquarters, gave
out a formal statement denying Murphy's
charges. The statement says:
"The managers of the Independence
league, tso-called. are not 'holding up
candidates for cash. If any one even re
motely connec ted with the league has at
tempted such a thing, we shall be glad
to know the facts.
"1 doubt if any candidate of the league
h;is as yet contributed one cent to the
league's campaign fund.
llcar.st's Two Tickets.
TIih Independence Ijcasue, which was
promoted by W. R. Hearst, held its state
convention here September 11 and named a
full state ticket, Mr. Hearst heading it.
9ubseo.uertly the league named a com
plete judicial ticket for the iinst judicial
district, which comprises New York City
and County. At HutTalo, September 26, the
Democratic State Convention nominated
Mr. Hearst for Governor. Hearst's can
paign has been made under the joint man
agement of tho. Democratic and the Inde
pendence league state committees.
Law Applying; to Charge.
The law under which the District At
torney will act in making an investiga
tion of the charges of the Tammany
leader contains the following para
graph: Any person who makes, toiub-ry or offers to
impure or to cause any nnminutian or ap
pointment for ai:y public of. ;c or plate, or
accepts or rotiutv-ts any puch nomina;i.n or
appointment on the vnynnr.t of contribution
of any valuable eoosuioraiion, or upon an
uni'.enstnr.illnp or promise threof. !s punishable
by Imprisonment for not more than two years,
or by u line of n-n more than $;ttuo. or both.
Tinier the head of "judicial candi
dates not to contribute," the section
contains another paragraph as follows:
No cariaitl.ite for a judicial office shall di
rectly or itniirectiy make any contribution of
ni'-noy or other thins of value, nor shall any
contribution be solicited of him.
Mr. Jerome will conduct an exami
nation of Murphy before the grand jury
and Judge Kosalsky will probably be
KusuNky Denies He Paid.
Judge Kosalsky's connection with
the case is merely incidental. Accord
ing to the published Interview with
Murphy, it was brought to the atten
tion of the Tammany lender that the
Independence League had tiled a nomi
nation petition with Otto Roalsky for
Judge of the Court of General Sessions,
and Murphy is said to have explaimed:
"Well. I suppose they got his, money. '
Judge Kosalsky. who is a Republican
judiciary candidate, indignantly denies
that he was a party to any arrange
ment. A subpena. has also been served
upon Francis G. Shober, Independence
League and Democratic candidate for
Congress in the Seventeenth District.
Shober is reported to have made the
statement that he knew of one case
'here a Tammany senatorial candidate
had offered to defray the expenses al
ready incurred by the Independence
League nominee of the latter would
Beyond admitting that subpenas had
been issued for Murphy and Shober
and that ue would personally conduct
the hearing tomorrow, Mr. Jerome
would say nothing.
ONLY "CAMPAIGN FALSEHOOD
Hearst Says Old Parties Try to Dis
GOLDKNSBURG, N. Y., Oct. 18. W.
R. Hearst was tonight shown the As
sociated Press dispatch setting forth
Charles F- Murphy's statement that cer
tain representatives of the independ
ence League had demanded money for
the withdrawal of the league candi
dates. . Mr. Hearst said:
About as much weight should be given to
thie statement by Mr. Murphy as would be
given to a statement by Woodruff. In many
instances the League has Indorsed Dem
ocratic candidates. On the . other hand
In many places the League has nom
inated independent candidates for the
Senate and the Assembly and in some
places for Congress. It has made in
dependent nominations where Democratic
candidates did not appear to be of a char
acter to carry out the principles to which the
League Is pledged and In some other casee to
give adequate representation to labor, the in
dependence of which neither one nor the other
of the parties has satisfactorily rcognized.
Where these Independence candidates are
In the field, they are likely to be
elected, and consequently it is nat
ural that the managers of either one
of the old parties should seek to
oppose them by every campaign trick or dis
creiii table met hods. For Instance, Fitzgerald,
the lettercarrier, who to running for Congress
in Brooklyn on the Independence League tick
et, has been informed by the Administration
that he must retire or be discharged from a
position that he had occupied for years and
In which he has won many service stripes for
long and faithful work.
I Imagine Murphy's vague charge Is a cam
paign roorback. If he has any reasons to
eutstain any such ' charge, it is his duty, as
of all American citizens, to administer the
most stinging rebuke possible to the guilty
parties. But if he has no such evidence, the
statement should react on its author.
I sincerely hope the grand Jury will investi
gate fully eo that complete Justice may be
done. I have complete confidence in the in
tegrity of the Independence League and I
consider this attack a campaign falsehood.
CALLS HEARST TAX-DODGER
Hughes Exposes Opponent's Preten
sions as Reformer.
TROY, N. Y.. Oct. 18. After spending a
greater part of the afternoon in his na
tive county of Warren, where he addressed
a large audience of his fellow-townsmen
in Glens Falls, E. Hughes, the Repub
lican nominee for Governor, came to. Troy
tonight to receive an enthusiastic wel
come. Mr. Hughes took up new points in his
.speech tonight and was constantly inter
rupted by cheers. The meeting did not be
gin until after 8 o'clock. An hour earlier
it was found necessary to close all doors
leading to the balcony and gallery, and
many hundreds remained outside to catch
n glimpse of the candidate. Ex-Governor
Frank S. Black presided and introduced
Mr. Hughes. , .
Mr. Hughes asserted that his platform
is broad enough to hold all good Demo
crats wno may be dissatisfied with the
undemocratic Buffalo convention. Refer
ring again to the "Hearst corporation,"
Mr. Shearn, in a rather belated effort to
straighten out this corporation tangle and
to do something to make plain the reason
for this intricate corporation organization,
said there was Bomothing In the by-laws of
the Associated Press that made it neces
sary for the Hearst papers to have several
corporations, but the members of the Asso
ciated Press who are familiar with the by
laws came out this morning and last even
ing and denied that there is any such by
law. But it is certain that there Is no bylaw
of the Associated Press which makes it
necessary to dodge taxes. There Is no pro
vision of the Associated Press which makes
it impossible for my opponent to contribute
to support of the New York City govern
ment which protects him, and. when a man
champions corporate reform, when he poses
to the people as the apostle tf pure cor
porate administration; when he comes be
fore the people asking their suffrages on
the ground that he represents fidelity to the
law, it Is an important thiryr to show to the
people of the yatc that In his corporate
activity under his control he represents an
evasion of the law.
GOVERNOR, THEN PRESIDENT
Hearst Boomer's Prediction Hearst
Says Distribute Wealth.
OGDEXSRURG, N. Y.. Oct. 18. The
City of Ogdensburj? tonight gave an en
thusiastic welcome to V. R. Hearst, Dem
ocratic and Independence League candi
date for Governor. The city has for sev
ei al terms elected Democratic city offi
cials, and the sympathy of the big crowd
waiting at the station when the Hearst
train arrived, and which packed to suffo
cation the opera-house where he spoke,
was evident. As the procession of car
riages passed from the station to the hall,
the streets were lined with cheering peo
ple. D. B. Lucey, who was the choice of the
Democrats in this section for Attorney
General this year, presided at the meet
ing. A storm of applause followed his
declaration that Hearst would be elected
Governor of New York State and that
later he would be President of the United
States. Hearst was greeted with continued
cheering, while hundreds of American
Hags in the hands of the audience flut
tered in greeting. The most striking part
of the address was Hearst's demand for a
more equal distribution of wealth. He
sa id :
I do not want anyone to believe that I
am opposed to a legitimate accumulation of
wealth, but I believe In labor unions and
farmers' granges and all organizations that
tend to distribute wealth and promote the
general welfare. Mr. Rockefeller does not
deal at your store and the richer he gets,
provided he continues to take his money
unjustly from the masses, the poorer you
get. I say this as a newspaper man and
no business Is more sensitive to the gen
eral prosperity than the newspaper busi
ness. With the Ogdensburg meeting ends
Hearst's tour of this "north country'-"
He declared himself well satisfied with
the reception he has met throughout this
tour, which began a week ago. At Sara
toga, Hearst expects to rest all day to
morrow and most of Saturday and to
close the present state trip with meetings
Saturday night at Glens Falls. Saratoga
and Schenectady. He will return to Kew
Bryan Speaks at Sioux Falls.
SIOUX FALLS. 9. D.. Oct, IS. W. J.
Bryan, on arrival here today, was enthu
siastically greeted by a large crowd. He
delivered an address from a platform in
the business district
STANDARD OIL IS
GUILTY- OF CHIME
Ohio Jury at Last
Agrees on Question.
ARGUES ALL NIGHT AND DAY
Judge Refuses to Let Twelve
Weary Men Go.
VERDICT REACHED AT 4 A.M.
Singing: of Hymns and Earnest Ad
dress Precede Call for Judge.
Convicted Trust Will Ask
for Sew Trial.
FINDLAY. Ohio, Oct. 19. After de
liberating: 32 hours the jury in the case
of the State of Ohio against the Stand
ard Oil Company, of Ohio, returned a
verdict of guilty on the charge of con
spiracy against trade in violation of
the Valentine anti-trust law.
The verdict was rendered at 4:35
o'clock this morning, the Jury having
announced its readiness to report ex
actly at 4 o'clock. The court and at
torneys arrived in a half hour, when
the verdict was rendered. When the
jury came in and had taken its place
in the jury box. Judge Banker said: ;
Guilty as Charged.
"Gentlemen, have you agreed upon a
"Your Honor, we have," responded
"What is that verdict?"
To this the foreman sent to the court
a typewritten form, which had been
filled out, and the court read it as
"We, the jury in this case, find the
defendant guilty in the manner and
form as the defendant stands charged
on the information. (Signed) A. L.
There was not a spectator in the
room aside from Mr. Troup, attorney
for the defendant. Prosecuting Attor
ney David nd several newspaper men,
and no demonstration resulted from
reading the verdict
Jury Not Polled.
"Do you want the juryl polled?" queried
the court of Mr. Troup.
"That Is not necessary," was the an
swer. The court, then addressing the Jury,
"Gentlemen, you deserve all the credit
and thanks which are due you for your
patience and close attention to this case,
and I want to thank you, and by that
word I express all there is in it and all I
can express. You may now be discharged
and go to your homes."
Applies for New Trial.
As the jury was leaving the room Mr.
Troup stepped up to the court and said
he wished to make a motion for a new
trial of the case. Judge Banker assured
him that all such motions would be en
tertained, as a matter of course. The
court at once adjourned and five minutes
after the verdict had been rendered the
building was dark and deserted.
FINDLAT, O.. Oct. 19 Shortly after 2
ffmAWB -jJCaG M j , ni Mill
1 1 '
o'clock the jury in the Standard Oil Com
pany trial began singing religious songs.
This was kept up until ten minutes to
4 o'clock, when the echoes of an earnest
speech came frame the jury-room. But a
few words had been spoken when there
was a burst of hearty applause from the
The speaking continued for a few min
utes more and just on the stroke of 4
o'clock there was a rap on the inside call
ing for the bailiff. When that official ap
pearea he was told:
"The jury is ready to report."
The bailiff at once summoned Judge
Banker, County Prosecutor David and
Attorney Troup for the defense.
The 12 men, locked In a small room fur
nished only with chairs and ventilated by
a single window, have wrestled with the
problem before them since 8:30 o'clock
Wednesday night. Throughout the night
they argued, throughout the day they ar
gued. At 2 o'clock this morning they
1 "Hy X i
Marvin Hughltt, President of Chicago
asked for the written charge of the court.
At 2 o'clock this afternoon they asked an
audience with the court, but were sent
Tension Relaxed, All Laugh.
This was the public record of the Jury
today. The men went back with halting
steps. After they had returned from their
evening meal at a nearby restaurant they
were for a few moments allowed the free
dom of the courtroom, which was cleared
to allow them to exercise. It was during
this exercise that the tension from severe
deliberation was broken. Someone
laughed. Then all laughed.
They walked and ran around the room
and for a few moments forgot their trou
bles. Then back to the jury-room they
were ushered and the key turned from
the outside. Once more was heard the
voice of persuasion.
WILLIAM SCULLY IS DEAD
LINCOLN, 111., Oct. 18. William
Scully, formerly Lord Scully, of Lon
don, England, died in London yester
day afternoon. He was a peer until
1900, when he became a citizen of the
United States and resided in Washing
ton, D. C. His fortune Is estimated
at about J50.000.000, Including 200,000
acres of land in Illinois. Kansas and
Nebraska. His first land was bought
in Logan, Livingston and Sangamon
Counties, this state, and the remainder
in Kansas and Nebraska.
William Scully was the son of Dennis
Scully, prominent in the Irish emanci
pation cause, and the first Irish stu
dent in 200 years to be admitted to
Trinity College, Cambridge. He studied
law in a Dublin office, later, on the
passage of the corn law In 1846, sell
ing his estate and coming to Illinois.
Traveling the country on horseback he
commenced to invest in land and by
urging progressive farming continued
to acquire property up to the time of
his death. He leaves surviving two
sons, residing at Washington, D. C,
where the remains will be taken for
FIELD FOR CARNEGIE'S BENEVOLENCE
Miami Under Waterand
COMMUNICATION IS CUT OFF
Key West and Jupiter, Florida,
NO NEWS FROM HAVANA
Storm Struck Cuban Capital, Par
alyzing Cable and Land Wires.
Along the Coast.
FORT PIERCE, Fla.. Oct. 18. Tha con
ductor on train No. 93, Just in from
Miami, reports terrible destruction there
by the hurricane today. Fully 100 houses
were blown down and the city is in a
The handsome churches of the Episco
pal and Methodist denominations were
both blown down. The concrete jail was
leaning, with dangei of turning over, and
the prisoners had to be removed. The
rear sheds are down and the top was
blown off the peninsula and Occidental
A two-story brick building collapsed.
WIRES DOWN, DETAILS LACKING
High Tide Covers Streets o Miami
and St. Augustine.
JACKSONVILLE. Fla., Oct. 18 A
severe storm has been blowing today on
the east coast of Florida, but the wires
went down early in the day and it has
been impossible to obtain details. Just
before the wires failed the operator at
Miami reported an unusual high tide with
water two feet deep In the telegraph of
fice and lower streets flooded.
At St. Augustine the tide was the
highest in ten years and streets along the
bay front were inundated.
Miami Is about 300 miles south ofjadc-'
eonville, on the east coast, ana it Is
supposed the Cuba cyclone has struck
the place with full force.
HOUSES RUINED AT KEY WEST
Hurricane Sweeps All Through Flor
ida and Cuba.
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Oct. 18. Fre
quent messages have been received at the
wireless telegraph station here today giv
ing the progress of a severe hurricane,
which' swept from Cuba to the lower
east coast of Florida.
Early this morning the storm was re
ported in the vicinity of Havana, doing
great damage there, but details are lack
ing. Later the storm reached Key West,
blowing down small houses and trees, be
ing particularly severe along the water
front. As the day wore on, the storm reached
Jupiter, where. It is said, the wind blew
70 miles an hour. Wires are down south
of Jupiter, and no wireless reports have
been received from the Miami district.
The storm is moving in this direction.
Residents on Anastasla Island have been
warned, and some of them have moved to
this city. ,
STORM PASSES OUT TO SEA
After Raging Through Cuba and
Florida Strikes Atlantic.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 18. The tropical
hurricane which swept over Cua, break
ing cable communication, and passed on
to the southern and eastern coasts of
Florida early today, cutting off communi
cation south of Jacksonville and flooding
various places in its course, is tonight
apparently safe away from land and head
ing toward the Bermuda Islands and the
The storm swept with terrific force, but
its path was hardly more than 70 miles in
width. It raged last night In Havana,
leveling the inland wires in that neighbor
hood, passed over the west end of Cuba,
its vortex crossed Sand Key and Key
West, with winds blowing at least 72 miles
an hour, tipped the east coast of the
peninsula and swept on northwestward
over the ocean.
The Weather Bureau tonight announced
that the storm has evidently passed
northeastward through the Florida Straits
and is now over the Atlantic some di
tance east of the Georgia coast.
HAVANA TOTALLY ISOLATED
Land Wires Connecting With Cable
Down In Cuba.
NEW YORK, Oct. lS.-At 2 otlock this
morning cable communication with
Havana had not been restored and the
Western Union Company was unable to
get in connection with Miami or Key
West, the land lines throughout Southern
Florida having been prostrated.
It is impossible to get information that
will give any basis for an estimate of the
damage in Havana. The cable lines on
the western Cuban end are connected
with Havana by land wires and the pre
sumption is that these wires have been
put out of commission, a single dispatch
received by the Associated Press from
Santiago de Cuba stating that the weath
er there is clear. This dispatch came by
way of Bermuda, but Santiago de Cuba,
which is nearly 500 miles from Havana,
reports that all wires to the capital are
STORM STRUCK CENTRAL CUBA
Eastern End of Island Cut Off From
SANTIAGO, Cuba. Oct. 18. Telegraphic
communication with Havana is interrupt
ed. Every effort to get word from the
capital has proved fruitless. Neither the
land lines nor the coastwise cable are in
operation. There has been no storm here
and the cyclone which has broken com
muriication with Havana evidently was
confined to the central and eastern part
of the island.
JOHN BULL NOT WORRIED
Capital Safe in Cuba Now Uncle Sam
LONDON, Oct. 18. At a meeting of
the stockholders of tho Western Ha
vana Railroad today tho chairman an
nounced the approaching issue of
$4,000,003 of -new capital to provide
funds for the purchase of additional
rolling stock. The chairman said there
is every reason to hope that with the
advent of the provisional government
of Cuba there need be no further anx
iety in regard to the government of the
CONTENTS TODAY'S PAPER
Sunken French submarine located and all
on board are dead. Page
British warship Dreadnaught stands test of
flrlng broadside. Page 1.
Taft reportti to President, on Cuban affairs
and forecasts future. Page o.
President soon to appoint Vice-Governor of
Philippines and Supreme JudRe. Pape 5.
Splendid target practice of the Maine.
Murphv accuses Independence League ' of
blackmailing Democrats and Is sum
moned before grand Jury. Page 1.
Hearst and fcis managers deny charge.
Hughes and Hearst speak at up-state towns.
Gov. Vardaman opens campaign for repeal
of negro equality. Page 1.
Rival tickets of Democrats and Indepen
dents lose Hearst many votes. Page 2.
Terrific storm in Florida and Cuba does
great damage. Page 1.
W. C. T. 17. convention asks nations to
combine against liquor trade. Page 4.
Jury In Standard Oil trial agrees. Page 1.
Mining Congress has warm debate on smelt
ing charges. Page 5.
Northwestern Railroad doubles stock
Ready for Pacific extension. Page 4.
Pythian and Rathbone Sisters consolidate.
Ex-Snator Burton ready to begin sentence.
Sutton defeats Slossnn for billiard cham
pionship. Page 12.
Wlllard Moody, wealthy Pine Valley
rancher, murdered as reFult of conspir
acy ; woman in case. Page 6.
Two men held at Spokane, suspected of
murder of Reno Hutchinson. Page 7.
New Irrigation code for Oregon will be dis
cussed next Monday. Paga 6.
Labor Commissioner HofC discusses tne do
mestic help question. Page 6.
Harry Bennett found drowned in Yamhill
County crek; his companion. William
Hill. Is missing. Page C.
Tom Myers killed by an old man named
Heronomus on the Umatiiia County
Range. Page 6.
Portland and Vicinity.
Senator Fulton criticises policy of Reclama
tion Service officials. Page 4.
Portland Scotsmen entertain Sir John Leng
at luncheon. Page 10.
Portland Chinese lose faith In Joss worship.
Allle Cramer tells queer story on witness
stand in arson case. Page 11.
Ben I. Cohen boosts Oregon before bankers'
convention In tit. Louis. Page 7.
Harbormaster Blglln puts up strong defense
before police committee. Page 18.
Portland Celestials seek to undermine Moy
Back Hin, new Chinese Consul: Page 11.
New theory advanced in Hutchinson murder
case; religious black sheep suspected.
Heirs of "first families' try to collect dou
ble damages for construction of Burnslde
bridge. Page 10.
Arbitration of grainhandlers strike virtually
abandoned. Page 3 2.
Seventh Ward citizens celebrate public Im
provements. Page 12.
Board of Trade condemns harbor grab.
Irishmen banquet Father Murphy at Hotel
Portland. Page ii.
Railroad officials hasten to Chicago, where
a Hill-Harriman conference may settle
present tight. Page 12.
IN TRUE POSITION
Vardaman Would Take
WILL MAKE FIGHT IN SENATE
Call on Nation to Repeal FiN
CRISIS IN RACE CONFLICT
Governor of Mississippi Declares
Purpose In Running for Senate.
Negro Becomes Worse and
N'ot lutes' Equal.
CHICAGO, Oct. 18. Announcement
of a carefully planned campaign to
secure the rtpeul of the fifteenth
amendment. to the Constitution of the
United States, that which gives, tha
negro equality with the white man as
a citizen, was mado by Governor James
K. Vardaman, of Mississippi, who was
in Chicago today attending the railway
Mr. Vardaman, who la seeking elec
tion to the United States Senate, de
clared that, if he won a membership
in the upper house of Congress, he
would make his tight on the floor of
that body, believing that he had tha
support of the entire South. He in
sisted that a crisis in the relation of
the races in the Southern States was
at hand and that the problem of white
supremacy or black domination should
be settled at once.
Only Practical Settlement.
"I favor unqualifiedly and without
reserve the abrogation of the fifteenth,
amendment to tho Constitution." said
the Governor. "It is my hope througu
the United States Senate to demon
strate to the Nation that there' is only
ono practical way of settling this mat
ter, and that is by plainly showing
the nejjro his proper place in our sys
tem of govcrnjucjitw- -
"The race question must be settled
and that very soon. It cannot be dis
posed of, however, until the Nation as
a whole has been convinced that there
is a distinction between the white race
and the black.
"The laws now specifically recognize
the difference between the white man
and the Indian, the Chinaman, the
Esquimaux or the Malay. There is
Just as wide a gap between the whitu
man and the negro.
Negroes Becoming Worse.
"The negroes in the South, notwith
standing the millions of dollars we
have spent in attempting to educate
them, are becoming more irresponsi
ble, more disrespectful of law and mor8
animal-like in their characters and de
sires." "How will the abrogation of the fif
teenth amendment change conditions?"
"It will simply place the negro where
he belongs," replied the Governor.
"Tiie criminal instinct which is daily
becoming more rampant Is an outcrop
ping of the desire to attain social
equality fostered by the present legal
equality which the amendment compels.
Will Speak to Whole Nation.
"If I get to the Senate there will be
an opportunity to speak to the entire
Nation. The North will know what
the South already knows that the cli
max of the situation Is at hand. It will
come to appreciate that Thomas JefTer
son was not speaking of the negro
when he said that all men were cre
ated free and equal. He knew then
that the negro was a mere chattel."
"How soon do you expect this crisis?"
"It is nearly due," said the Governor.
"The matter of white supremacy or
black domination In the South Is at
fever heat and the sooner the North
and the West realize this the better
it will be for the Nation."'
DREADNAUGHT NOT SHAKEN
Fires Huge Broadside Without Dam
age to Structure.
PORTSMOUTH. Knglanri. Oct. IS. The
British battleship Dreadnaught carried
out her trials in the open sea today with
satisfactory results. After the tests of
the lighter guns had been concluded, tho
Dreadnaught fired her 10 and 12-inch guns,
first singly, then in pairs, and finally all
eight simultaneously. Each gun was load
ed with the full service charge of 25
pounds of cordite and an 850-pound pro
jectile. The vessel stood the strain of the enor
mous broadside splendidly. There was
not the slightest disturbance to her struc
ture, and only slight damage to the light
er fittings of her superstructure.
FAMINE IN WEST IRELAND
Bryce May Keep People Alive With
DUBLIN, Oct. 18. (Special.) In view of
the failure of the potato crop, famine is
threatened in West Ireland this winter.
Chief Secretary Bryce received a delega
tion from Sligo today pointing out that
relief measures will surely be needed
and urging prompt action by the govern
ment. The secretary is considering the
institution of extensive public works to
furnish employment for sufferers.