The Hood River glacier. (Hood River, Or.) 1889-1933, April 28, 1899, Image 1

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he Hood Eiver Glacier.
It's a Cold Day When We Get Left.
NO. 49.
Published Every Friday by
Terms of subscription II. W it year when paid
in advance; w 11 not iani in auvniiw.
. Till MAIL.
The mail arrives from Mt. Hood at 10 o'clock
a. m. Wednesdnyd uud Saturdays; departs tlio
same aays at nron.
For Chenoweth, leaves at 8 a. m. Tuesdays,
Thursdays and Saturdays; arrives at 6 p. in.
or White Salmon leaves daily at 1:.10
p. m.
arrives at 6:SU n. m.
From While Salmon leaves for Fulda, Gilmer,
j routiaice and uienwood iionaa,. s, n eduea-
aays and Fridays. .
87, I. O. O. P. Meet Hist and third Mon
days In each month.
H. J. Hibbird, N. O.
J. H. Ferguson, Secretary.
riANBY HOST. No. Hi. 6. A. K.-Meets at A
j O. U. W. Hall first Sattiidiiy of each month
at 2 o'clock p. m. All U. A. It. rueinbcis In
vited to meet with us.
It. o. Hill, Commander
T. J. Conning, Adjutant.
CANBY W. R. 0.,-No. 18 Mcet6 first Satnr
tlay of each month in A. O. li. VV. hall at 2
p. m. sirs. (i. f. ( row ell, r resident.
.. Mrs. Ursula Dukes, Secretary.
TTOOD RIVER LODGE. No. 105. A. F. and A
XL M. Meets Saturday evening onorbefoie
eacn iviti moon. a. f . u.vidso.n, w. M.
- D. McDonald, Secretary.
XL Meets third Friday night of each month.
K. L. Smith, H. P.
O. E. Williams, Secretary.
j. A. Meets baturaay alter eacn tun moon.
Mrs. Eva Maynek, W. M,
G. E. Williams, Secretary.
OLETA ASSEMBLY, No. 103, United Artisans.
Meets second and fourth Mondav uiciiu
of each month at Fraternity ball. B others
and sisters cordially Invited to nuvi witii us.
A. P. Batkiiam, M. A.
8. 8. Gray, Secretary.
AUCOMA LODGE, No. 80, K. of P. Meets
in A. O. U. W. ball every Tuesday niht.
u. w. urahau, u. v.
G. T. Prather, K. of R. k 8.
XL Meets first and third Saturdays of each
month. J. E. HAND, M. W.
. J. F. Watt, Financier.
, H. I,. Hows, Recorder.
X Meets in fraternal hall every Thursday
night. O. B. Hartley N. U.
II. J. Hibbard, Secretary.
J F. SHAW, M. D.
Telephone No. 81. ......
All Calls Promptly Attended
Office upstairs over Copple's store. All calls
icit at me omce or residence win be promptly
attended to. . . .
For 21 years a resident of Oregon and Wash
ington, Has had many years experience in
Real Estate matters, as abstracter, searcher ol
titles and agent. Satisiactlon guaranteed or no
cnarge. ,
Graduate of Bellevue Hospital Medical Col
lege, 1884. In General practice at Hood River,
Surgeon for O. R. & N. Co. Is especially
equipped to treat catarrh of nose and throat
and diseases of women.
Special terms for ottice treatment of chronic
cases. .
Dr. R. W. Benjamin, dentist, of Portland, will
make regular visits to Hood River, and will
have rooms at the Mt. Hood hotel. All the 1if
ferent methods of crowning and filling teeth.
Prices reasonable, and satisfaction guaranteed,
Portland Office Room 814 Oregonian build
V." Harbisou Bros., Props.
Ground and manufactured.
Whole Wheat Graham a specialty. Custom
grinding done every Saturday. During the
busy season additional days will be mentioned
in the local columns.
Gallery open three days in the week
Thursday, Friday and "Saturday until
further notice. , First-class work and
All Work Warranted.
Large assortment of all kinds of
" nursery stock. Send tor cata
. log
Hood River, Or.
Grant Evans - - - Proprietor.
Tomli. s son Bros, Paqps.
Of the best quality alwas on hand at
prices to suit the times.
1 , g
Hardware, Steves and Tinware
Kitchen Furniture. Plumbers'
Goods, Pruning Tools, Etc.
We' have a new and rominVte stock
of hardware,' stoves and tinware, t
which we will keep constantly adding.
Our prices will continue lo be as low a
Portland prices.
From All Parts of the New
' World and the Old.
Comprehensive Review of the Import-
- ant Happening of the Past Week
Culled From the Telegraph Column.
; Three young girls perished in the
burning of an orphans' lionieukt berne,
Ohio., .
Gosimir, the Indian who murdered
Philip Walker, has been captured at
Kara loops.
Fire destroyed the depattment store
of Ewer & Co., at Newcastle, Pa. Loss,
$100,000; insurance, $50,000.
President MoKinley has accepted an
invitation to attend the Ohio state en
campment of the G. A. R. in June.
" The American Car fc Foundry Com
pany, at Jeffersonville, Intl., increased
the wages of its 2,000 employes 10 per
At Sioux Falls, Judge Garland sen
tenced Bad Elk to be hanged June 18
for killing a policeman who tried to
arrest him. .
.-' It has been decided by the German
government to adopt the English
Thornycroft system of water-tube boil-
eis in all German men-of-war. ...
Reading railroad repair-shop me
chanics and other employes will have
their wages advanced from 5 to 10 per
oent. Two thousand men will be
The new sternwheel revenue cutter
Nnnivea had her trial trip at San Fran
cisco. She is for use on the Yukon,
and will be towed to St. ' Michaels by
the Bear. . '
Gomez has determined to announce
to the people of Cuba his support of an
American protectorate until such time
as stable, independent government may
be formed.
Serious student riots have occurred at
the university of Kieff, Russia, the
rioters smashing windows with stones.
Troops dispersed .the mob amf arrested
400 students. ,
. The Major investigating committee
of the Missouri state senate, whioh has
been turning over the affairs of the
state and municipal offices in St. Louis,
has made a report in which it finds
millions of dollars' worth of property
in St. Louis has escaped taxation.
Speaker Reed has decided to become
a member of the law firm of Simpson,
LThacher & Bamnrn, of New York. It
is understood . that Reed will resign
his seat in congress and remove to Mew
York. The statement has been made
that Mr. Reed is guaranteed a yearly
income of $50,000.
Mail advioes from Australia give full
particulars of the terrible hurricane
which swept the northeast ' coast' of
Queensland early in March, and in
which 14 white and about 400 colored
men were drowned. Eighty luggers
and six schooners, were wrecked. The
damage is estimated at 250,000.
A. M. Larue, a murderer, was taken
from jail at Hendorson, Tenn., and
lynched by a mob. '
Fourteen men were killed - by a
premature explosion in blasting opera
tions on the railway from Bilboa to
Santander, Spain. ., '
Ed Hawthorne, charged with about
40 burglaries in various parts of the
country, mostly in San Francisco, is
under arrest in Denver.
James J.. Hill is reported to have ao-
quired control of the St. Paul & Du-
luth road,' thus shortening his line
from Duluth to the Twin cities.
At Moontown, Mo., Frank Yeager
killed with an ax a man named Powell,
shot Mrs. Yeager three times, and
then out his own throat. Yeager was
Governor Tanner has signed the bill
appropriating $350,000 to pay the Illi
nois volunteers from the time they
were mustered into the service of the
United States. -. .
Andrew Carnegie has promised to
give $1,750,000 to cover the coBt of
the proposed addition to the art, sci
ence and literary departments of the
Carnegie library at Pittsburg. -
At Bedfoid, Ind., a stone quarry
train was pushed over a 40-foot em
bankment by the helper. Charles
Meiuser, engineer, and D. J. Menough,
were killed. Three men were hurt.
Five thousand Indians, dissatibfied
with conditions in the reservation of
the Indian territory, left in a body for
Mexico to establish a union reservation
on a large lot of land near Guadalajara.
In Chicago. . three people were
smothered to death by smoke in a
small two-story frame building. They
bad been drinking together, and it is
thought one of them upset a kerosene
lamp. . " .
Governor Stephens, of Missouri, has
signed the Farris insurance bill. This
measure makes the anti-trust law apply
to St Louis and Kansas Citv, and will
practically destroy boards of fire under-!
writeri in both cities.
Governor Gage has appointed Dan
Burns as United States senator from
California to suooeed ; Stephen M.
Ex-Governor Richard J, Oglesby fell
dead near Lincoln, Neb. He had been
in ill health for some time, but tne end
was unexpected.
Daniel E. Brewer, a prominent Chi
cago physician, in a lecture, advocated
the establishment of a Tarpeian rock in
Chicago, unless the oity secures a new
oode of criminal law.
The jury in the Windsor hotel fire
at New York, brought in a verdiot that
the fire was caused by accident. The
police still have $40,000 worth of un
claimed jewelry and other valuables
recovered from the fire ruins.
Major Francis B. Dodge, of the pay
department, recently relieved ftom
duty at Denver, has been selected by
the war department to disburse the $3,
000,000. allotted by the government for
the pay of the Cuban troops.
The United States Worsted Com
pany, with a capital of $70,000,000,
and the American Plumbing Supply &
Lend Company, with an authorized
capital of $35,000,000, have been in
corporated under the laws of New Jer
N. M. Dyer, captain of the cruiser
Baltimore, now at Manila, will return
at once on account of sickness, and will
arrive in Boston, June 80. The familv
has notified Baltimore city officials,
and they will present him with a
" The president has appointed Colonel
James F. Smith of the First California
regiment, to be a brigaaier-general of
volunteers. The regiment is now in
the Philippines. General Smith will
be assigned to one of the brigades of
General Otis' army.
At Springfield, Mo , a bold attempt
was made to release from the county
jail Jack Kennedy, Bill Ryan and Bill
Sheppard, who are held here pending
trial for the recent . train robbery on
the Kansas City, Fort Scott & Mem
phis road, near Macomb, Mo.
In the United States supreme court
an opinion was handed down in the
case of Oliver Wendell Holmes, jr.,
vs. G. D. Hunt, holding that copyright
on a book, the contents of which have
been published serially without being
previously copyrighted, is invalid. ;
' Captain Wild, of the United States
cruiser Boston, has protested against
the promotion of Colonel Miller to be
brigadier-general as a reward for the
capture of Ho Ho. It appears that th if
capture had been effected and that the
place was simply turned over to Col
onel Miller, who, up to that time, had
nothing to do with its captuie.. - This
action is indorsed by Admiral Dewey.
The majority of the wounded in the
Quingua engagement were Nebraska
The Asiatic liner, Glenogle, sank
the City of Kingston in a fog near Ta
coma. w . . . ...
Sam Hose, a negro, was burned at
the stake in Georgia. He had killed
Alfred Cranford, a white farmer, near
Palmetto, and outraged his wife. .
Major-Geneial Otis at Manila reports
that one of the regiments under hit-
command has reoeived some cable
grams reading "Don't enlist boys."
The Duke, of Tetuan, ex-minister of
foreign affairs,, has been appointed
Spain's delegate to the peace confer
ence, whioh is to meet at The Hague
next month. ' - . u .
Contracts were signed in London
Friday which formally transferred to a
single organization practically all ol
the large producing oopper mines in
the United States.
An informant of a London paper as
serts that the Chinese, Euiopean and
even Amerioan merohants doing busi
ness in Ciiina are helping to supply the
Filipinos with arms and ammunition.
The senatorial elestions for the new
Cortes was held at Madrid, and passed
off tranquilly throughout the country.
They have resulted in giving the gov
ernment a larger majority in the sen
ate than it had secured in the chamber
of deputies. ,
President Zelaya has granted an op
tion, in force until January 1, 1900, to
Mr, Charles Nicoll, British counsel at
Managua, to purchase the railroads and
steamboats of Nicaragua, with the
workshops appertaining to them, for
the sum of 6,500,000 pesos (silver).
At Oakland, Cal., John McCann, a
laborer, was beaten to death during a
quarrel which began during a game ol
dice in a barber shop. Cornelia
Townser.d, a Democratic county cen
tral committeeman, is accused of strik
ing the blow which proved fatal. He
is under arrest, as are also Frank
Remillard, Frank Reardon and Ed
Roach, all suspected , of complicity in
the orime.
The steamer General Whitney, Cap
tain Hawthorne, sunk 60 miles east of
Cape Canavarel, Florida. One boat
load of 16 men, attempting to land at
Mosquito lagoon house of refuge, upset
and 12 men, including the captain,
were drowned. The chief engineer, as
sistant engineer, fireman and one sailor
were saved. The captain's body has
been recovered. Fifteen men in an
other boat are still unheard from.
Wealthy Woman Murdered
for Tier
Pana, 111., April 24.-The mutilated
body of Miss Jane Brunot. a wealthy
woman of Dana, Ind., " was found
bnried in an abandoned well on. the
farm of her sister-in-law near here to
day. Mrs. Anna Brunot, her son,
Henry Brunot, and Frederick Sibley
are under arrest in this city, charged
with the murder. The chief of police
says that the persons under arrest de
coyed Miss Brunot to the farm, and
shot her through the head, and buried
her body in an abandoned well.
Miss Brunot came to this city on a
visit about April 1. It is said she
brought- with her a valise containing a
draft for $500 and other valuables.
Neither Miss Brunot nor the valise
was ever seen after April 1. A few
days later Henry Brunot and Sibley
disappeared. The police learned that
the two went to Indianapolis, where
they, it is said, cashed a draft for $500,
and spent the proceeds.
On the strength of this clew, and a
letter from Indiana friends inquiring
for Miss Brunot, the three inhabitants
of the Brunot farm were arrested this
morning. At 8 o'olock the police
found Miss Brunot'a decomposed hody
in an old well. Her clothing was
found in the garret of the farmhouse.
An Exploring Expedition to Be Led to
the Brazilian Coast.
Stanford University, Cal., April 24.
Professor Alexander Agassiz, of
Harvard, has made arrangements for
Dr. Braunar, of the geology department
here, to lead an expedition into South
America in the interest of science. .
The work will be upon the coral reefs
of the Brazilian const, extending from
Ceave nearly to Rio Janeiro. The
stone reefs will be mapped, and their
relations to the geological history of
the South American continent will be
sfudied.-. .Collections will be made for
the museum of comparative zoology
of Harvard university, -
Professor Agassiz will afterwards
publish the results of the work in the
bulletin of the museum of comparative
zoology at Cambridge. The party will
leave New York about June. 1. and
will return in the middle of September.'
Verdict of Not Guilty Governor ' Stone
Appoints Hlin United States Senator.
Philadelphia, Pa., April 24. Mat
thew Stanley Quay was today declared
by a jury to be not guilty of tho charge
of conspiracy to use for his own unlaw
ful profit funds of the state deposited
in the People's bank of this city.
The , court officers were unable to
keep back the struggling crowd that
pressed forward to oongratulate Quay,
when the verdiot of the jury was an
nounced. As soon as Quay could get
away from those anxious to shake his
hand and oongratulate him, he made
his way to the elevator to descend to
the street from the sixth floor of the
municipal building. Here the scenes
just enacted in the courtroom were re
peated. Enthusiasts rushed forward
and attempted to hoist him on their
shoulders, but he waved them baok,
saving "Oh, no; I'm too old a man for
Quay walked with his friends to the
office of his counsel, where he made
his escape from the orowd.
Ilarrisburg, Pa., April 24. Shortly
after noon Governor Stone appointed
Matthew Stanley Quay as senator to
serve until the next session of the legis
lature. .
The appointment is addressed to the
president ot the United States, and it
is stated in the letter to be made under
the authority of clause 2 of section 3 of
article 1, of the constitution of the
United States. v
(The clause above quoted says:
" Seats of the senators of the
first class shall be yaoated at the ex
piration of the second year, of the sec
ond class at the expiration of the fourth
year, and of the third class at the ex
piration of the sixth year, so that one
third may be chosen every second yeai
and if vacancies happen by resigna
tion, or otherwise, during the recess of
the legislature of any state, the execu
tive thereof may make temporary ap
pointment until the next meeting of
the legislature, whioh shall then fill
such vacancies.")
The Charge of General Miles Will Not
. lie Sustained. -
Washington, April 24. The forecast
of the beet inquiry report indicates
that the charges of General Miles will
not be sustained, although there is
such a mass of testimony to show that
bad beef was distributed to the army.
The .reason for this will be technioal.
Miles showed nothing in his oharge
against canned beef, but used the term
"embalmed beef." On this techni
cality it may be shown that the charges
were not sustained. .
The people will not be convinced
that the board was not packed- in the
interest of the war department. It is
also possible that there will be a de
mand for an- investigation by congress
from those who believe that neither
the war committee nor the beef board
was unbiased. The people are not
ready to accept the reason of the two
boards, who seem to sustain Algerisin
in the department.
Entire Party That Left Sea
side Perished.
Bodies of Three of the Men Found
Parties Searching for the Fourth
: No Marks of Violence.
'Astoria, Or., April 28. Thatthe en
tire party that left Seaside April 7 on
a timber cruise are dead is an .assured
fact as the bodies of three have al
ready been found and search is still in
progress for the fourth, who was the
oldest and ' weakest member of the
As soon as S. H. Doty 'a body was
found and brought into Seaside Satur
day afternoon, Louis Chance, known as
"Indian Louie," and John Burke were
engaged to start out in search of the re
mainder of the party, who consisted of
P. E. Heiktnan, a civil engineer, - ot
tliis city; V. T. Rad'r. a timber lo
cator, Of Portland, and A. J. Cloutrie,
of Seaside, who accompanied the party
as a guide, as he was thoroughly famil
ial with that section of the country.
This afternoon "Indian Louie" re
turned with the information that they
had found the bodies of Heiktnan and
Radir at the foot of Sugar Loaf moun
tain, some distance apart, and about
three miles from where Doty's body
was found. "Indian Louie" returned to
give the news, while Burke continued
to seaich for the body of Cloutria Ac
cording to information received, there
were no' marks of violence on the
bodies, and the cause of their death
can at the present time only be sur
mised, but it is generally supposed that
it was the result of eating poisoned
canned meat or vegetables.
A party started out from Seaside this
afternoon to bring back the bodies, but
it may be several days before they will
arrive, as it is about 15 miles, through
a very rough oountry. Some writing
may be found on one of the bodies that
may explain the cause of the cruisers'
deaths, but it now appears quite cer
tain that they had been dead longer
than at first supposed. . The, last entry
in the field notes found tin Doty "were
dated April 9, only two days after the
party had started out from Seaside. .
P. E, Heikuiann was 89 years of
age, and a native of Germany. His
father is now a major in the German
army. He came to this country about
20 years ago, and was employed for sev
eral years in the engineering depart
ment of the Upion Paoiflc at Omaha.
A. J. Cloutrie was 65 years of age.
He oame to this county from Portland
about four years ago, and lived at Sea
side during most of the time.
"Indian Louie" today made the fol
lowing statement:
"My opinion is that Cloutrie got
hurt in some wsy, and they all stayed
with him-until he died, meantime
exhausting all their provisions,
matches, eto. After Cloutrie's death
they evidently were lost, and wandered
about seeking to reoover their bearings.
Whether the supposition that the
death of any or all of the party was
tlue to poisoning from canned meats or
other edibles is true, there was noth
ing in their surroundings to indicate.
Cloutrie was one of the most practical
woodsmen in this section of the coun
try. According to thenotes found on
Doty's body, the party was th tough its
work and on its way out."
MacArthur's Troops Before the Rebel
Manila, April 26. On General
Hale's advance on Calnmpit 60 Fili
pinos and one American were killed.
Hale is now before Calnmpit. The
army gunboats are of no further use to
the army beyond Malolos, and have
started back to Manila
The Americans have evacuated Ma
lolos, and hold only the railroad prop
erty. ' ' '..
Progress of Lawton't Troops.
Manila, April 26. Although the
sticky condition of the ground, due to
a rain storm, seriously impeded its
progress, General Law ton's column left
San Jose today, and expected to
reaoh Norzagarav this evening. -
Colonel Summers is marching from
Booave with two battalions each from
the Oregon and . Minnesota regiments,
three troops of oavalry and two guns.
- In the meantime General MacAr
thrur's division is in front of Calumpit;
preparing to attack the rebels' strong
hold, and General Hale, with several
guns, is threatening the enemy's flank.
A few rebels between Novaliches
and La Loma have persistently inter
fered with telegraphic communication.
but the signal coips has repaired the
breaks and captured severeal prisoners.
: A small body of rebels HtTaktay was
discovered this morning by the armored
launch Napidan. A few shots scat
tered the rebels and drove them inland
from the lake.
. All is quiet along General Hall's and
General Ovenshine's lines.
Another Cigar Seizure.
Toledo, O., April 26. Revenue offi
cers today seized 30,000 cigars .with
counterfeit stamps. The total seized
hia city is now over 70,000.
Germany Takes Exception to the Utter
ances of Captain Coghlan.
Washington, April 26. The German
government has entered a formal pro
test against the language used by Cap
tain Coghlan at the Union League
Club banquet. The protest was lodged
with Secretary Hay through German
Ambassador von Holleben. Secretary
Hay replied, that the language could
not be regarded as official or a publio
utterance in the sense that would war
rant the department in acting. How
ever, the navy department was fully
competent, to take "such action as the
oase seemed to require.
There are semi-official intimations
that the ambassador will not so much
concern himself with the course of
Coghlan as with the United States in
dealing with Coghlan.
- . Hay Expresses Disapproval.
Berlin, April 26. It is announoed
in a semi-official note today that
United States Secretary of State John
Hay has expressed to the German am
bassador his strong disapproval of the
conduct of Captain - Coghlan, of the
cruiser Raleigh.
Uncle Sam's Navy Growing at a Rapid
. Rate.
- . , . - . - ..
New York, April 26, A special to
the Tribune from Washington says:
The completion within a few -months
of two great battle-ships, the Kearsarge
and Kentucky, serves to call attention
to the remarkable rate at which the
American navy is growing at the pres
ent time. Except among naval offi
cers, who watch this progress, few per
sons realize that 48 warships are now
under construction for the United
States, involving expeditures under ex
isting contracts aggregating $33,336,-.
600 for hulls and maohinery alone.
These vessels, when equipped ready
tor sea, will have cost over $50,000,
000. . Eight of them are first-class sea
going battle-ships, as good as any
afloat, without taking into account the
superiority of the gunners, machinists
and officers to man them. Sixteen are
torpedo-boat destroyers, averaging 29
knots speed; four are heavy harbor
defense monitors; one is a sister cruis
er to the New Orleans; and 18 are tor-pedo-boats.
John Bull Will Not Abrogate Clayton.
Bulwer Treaty for Nothing.
New York, April 26. A special to
the Herald from Washington says: Al
though willing to abrogate the Clayton
Bulwer treaty, Great Britain has made
it plain to the United States that she
expects an equivalent in return for her
action. This equivalent will be exact
ed during the negotiations of the
American-Canadian commission, which
is to resume sessions in Washington in
August next. .
- It is because of a demand for con
cessions equal in value to that whioh
will be given to the United States in
the abrogation of the Clayton-Bulwer
treaty that the negotiations have not
progressed with the promptness at first
It is apparent to the offloials now
that Great Britain proposes to use the
proposition to abrogate the treaty to"
further its own aims in connection
with the settlement of. the Alaskan
boundary and reciprocity questions.
Great Britain is determined to make
every effort to secure entry to the
Northwest Territory through Alaska,
and the United StateB is not willing to
give it to her. It may be, therefore.
that she will suggest that in return for
such an outlet she will surrender all
her rights in the Nioaraguan canal. '
President MoKinley and Seoretary v "
Hay have determined not to enter into
any negotiations with either Costa
Rica or Nicaragua respecting the Nic
aragua canal until the new isthmian -canal
commission has submitted its re
port. The Nicaiagua canal commission
will report within a short time, and
the president will then announce the '
personnel of the isthmian commission.
The new commission will then proceed
to Panama and later to Nicaragua, and '
it is the expectation of the president
that it will submit its report in time
for consideration early in the" next sea-,
sion of congress. . .
The Alleged Accomplice of Sam Hose
Hanged Near Palmetto.
Palmetto, Ga., April 26. The body
of Lige Striokland, the negro preacher
who was implicated in the Cranford
murder by Sam Hose, was found
swinging to the limb of a persimmon
tree within a mile and a quarter of
this place early today. Before death
was allowed to end the sufferings of the
negro, his ears were cut off, and the
small finger of the left hand was sev
ered at the second joint. .These tro
phies were in Palmetto today. On the
ohest of the negro was a sorap of blood
stained paper fastened with an ordi
nary pin.
On one side of this paper was writ
ten: New York Journal. We must
protect our ladles, 23-99." The other
side of the paper contained a warning
to the negroes of the neighborhood. It
read as folows: - "Beware, darkies.
You "will be treated the same way."
Before being finally lynched, Strick
land was given a chance to confess to
the misdeeds of which the mob sup
posed him to be guilty, but he protests
ed his innocenoe until the end,