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THE NASHVILLE AMERICAN, SATURDAY, MAT 19, 1906. Made-to-Order Modelling and made-to-measure fit ALL VALUABLES SAFEA8DS0DND Big Deposit Vaults at San Francisco Opened, CITY'S COMMERCIAL BANKS FIGURES FROM A COX PAPER How Gubernatorial Race is Seen by Memphis Editor- NEWS-SCIMITAR'S TABLE RELATIONSHIP OF ALL BRANCHES Noted in Southern Presbyterian Assembly IN MEMORIALS RECEIVED lishedthe Bolivar Brick & Tile Co., with J. V. Wright as President; Jacob Kahn, Secretary and Treasurer, and M. A. Fu-trcll and J. L. Kellar, managers, is dolm? a good business. . The first kiln of 140,000 soft 'mud red brick has just been successfully burned, and another of 300,000 is rapidly hearing completion: A short time' after the Installation of the above plant the Bolivar Manufacturing Co., G. M. Savage, President; G. A. Black, Jr., Vice President; J. V. Wright, Secretary and Treasurer, and S. B, Baker, manager, was organized. A ancT B coffins, kitchen safe and tables, screen doors and builders' finishing material are made. These are shipped principally to point's in West Tennessee and Northern Mississippi. The Aiken, Shannon & Co. stave factory, J. M. Davidson, manager, is doing a paying business. Pork, , tierce and oil staves are made. Twenty-five hands are employed. ; The daily capacity of the plant is from 10,000 to 12,000 staves. TJio light and jurat er plant, under the management of Superintendent F. M Smith, is proving a great success; 301 lamps are Jn service, and there are 3ti water consumers. Applications have been made for 33 extra lamps, and 10 water connections. Bolivar is no longer styled "sleepy." Her people are up and doing with "a heart for any fate." The. Young Men's Business League is offering Inducements to various prospective industries. name be considered by the convention. Neither is the action of Robertson County in putting Hon. Joseph E. Washington into the race after his positive and final withdrawal favorably received in . this county. ' Wind-Up in Williamson. FRANKLIN, Tenn., May 18. (Special.) The Democracy of Williamson County will moot to-morrow In mass-convention to select delegates, to . the gubernatorial convention. Until within the last few days there has .been very little interest shown by. the rank and file, a great many seemingly not caring who gets the nomination. Sentiment, as far' as It has been able to determine, seems to favor sending up an unlnstructed delegation, although supporters of both Gov: Cox and Mr. Patterson are busy working for their respective candidates. . Mr. Patterson spoke to a fair-sized crowd at Hillsboro, four miles south of here, to-day at 2 o'clock, and spoke again to the citizens of Franklin to-night. When seen by The American correspondent Mr. Patterson expressed himself as feeling very well satisfied with conditions in this county, and felt that the convention would Instruct for him. Patterson and Cox at Culleoka. CULLEOKA, Tenn... May 18. (Special.) Mr. Patterson, candidate, for Governor, spoke to a small audience here Thursday. The people were not notified qf his coming, as he only decided white in Columbia Thursday morning to run out here in the afternoon, hence the small numbe'r of "hearers. Gov. Cox spoke here In the afternoon. ting, and every quality of correct style that handwork can build into a shoe that's why so many careful dressers wear Regals instead of paying three times as much and getting the same identical value. Regals do have the hand-made look be cause there s a good deal of hand-work in them. Nothing else can produce the clean-cut, made-to-measure ef fect that is evident in every Regal model. $3.50-$4.00 We want you to vieitthe Hesal factory nt Boston. Special guides to ahow you overy .toe mm mkn ?&mm FOR MEN AND WOMEN Nashville Store, 515 Church St. EVERYTHING ROSY BUSINESS OUTLOOK IS SO PICTURED BY BRADSTEEETS. Warm Weather Causes Expansion in Retail Trade, While Money is Plentiful and Easier Failures Fewer. Will Resume Business on Wednesday. Supply of Water Now Believed AdequateInsurance Companies Seeking to Avoid Payment Will Be Marked. . SAN FRANCISCO, May 18. More than 1,000 persons, each wearing an anxious and worried look, and impatient to examine papers and valuables deposited in the vaults of the California Safe Deposit & Trust Co., stood in line yesterday awaiting the opening of the vaults when the brick and debris had been cleared away. The contents ot the boxes, were found Intact and most of the depositors left their valuables in the compartments. The Anglo-California Iank also opened its vaults and found books, papers, currency and coin in perfect condition. At a meeting of the Clearing House Commission yesterday it was decided that the commercial banks of this city . will open for regular business next Wednesday. It is believed that the extended delay has insured the banks from any panic, that the confidence of depositor has been restored and that the banks have had ample time to prepare for any run on theiru Health officer D. M. Ragan reported to the Board of Health yesterday that San Francisco is no longer in danger of a water famine and that within a few days the entire water supply will be in a normal condition. BIG- PIPE REPAIRED. According to Dr. Ragan's report, the big 44-inch Crystal Springs pipe, which was broken for 3,000 feet, has been repaired, and there is (lowing into San Francisco now about 26,000,000 gallons a day, which he considers amply sufficient, providing there is no waste. That the insurance companies which manifest an intention of resisting claims and evading payment of losses sustained by polycyholders in the great fire hhere by resorting to legal technicalities will be marked companies and may meet with drastic action in some States is indicated by the tenor of replies received by Insurance Commissioner E. Myron Wolf in response to his appeal to the insurance departments of other- States to assist him in compelling the insurance companies to deal fairly with their policyholders in the present crisis. Commissioner Wolf yesterday received the official communication from Samuel P. Davis. State ComptrolleV of Nevada: "I understand that some of the Eastern and foreign companies arc proposing to crawl behind technical i ties in the matter of adjusting losses in San Francisco; that where houses were dynamited to stay the progress of the flames houses which In . the natural course of events would have been swept away by the fire a few minutes later they will, refuse to pay the insurance. REALLiY A SAVING. "Now it appears to me that the act of destroying these buildings -was. alone what saved the rest of the city from total destruction and no doubt protected these companies from further loss. If this saving of additional losses to these companies is to be made a pretext on their part to evade their just obligations in setiement of their San Francisco liabilities, It is prima facie evidence to me that the companies resorting to these technicalities are dishonest, and on a proper showing o these facts I will revoke their licenses in Nevada." The Masons' and Builders' Association has raised the wages of bricklayers and bracklayers' helpers. Commencing May 21, bricklayers will receive $7 per day of eight hours and helpers $4 h day. Tlii Is un advance of $1 a day for bricklayers and 50 cents for helpers. In a statement that has been issued the Builders' Association declares the supply of this kind of skilled labor is inadequate to the demand, and that ft has been found necessary to take thiK action as an inducement to journeymen to come and help in the rebuilding of the city. F. L. Hadley, Sec-rotary of the Journeymen Bricklayers' Union, is of the opinion that there are enough bricklayers here to supply the demand existing, but many of them are temporarily engaged in repairing chimneys. HARDEMANTSCAPITAL Bolivar Isn't Asleep But is Marching in the Progress Procession- BOT1VAR, Tonn., May 18. fSpectal.) In this age of rapid progress and improvement it Is pleasant to note that many nf the smaller towns are keeping puce with the larger ones, and even with the nearby cities. Bolivar, the capital of Hardeman Ci unity, has within the past two years taken a new lease, as it were, on life. She has up-to-date and wide-awake merchants in all lines of business, who iwe abreast with the times, and aro endeavoring to promote the commercial in-UTcstH of the town. Within the past year two flourishing Incorporated industries have been estab Gives the Governor -435, Patterson 36 Bond 74, TJninstracted 291 Cox and Patterson Wind Up Their Campaigns in Maury and Williamson. Inasmuch as the accuracy of The American's recent tabulation of the Gubernatorial vote has been questioned by both Cox and Patterson partisans, The American herewith prints the table of the Memphis News-Scimitar, which is an ardent supporter of the Governor: INSTRUCTED FOR COX. Anderson 5, Marion 7 Bedford 21 'Marshall Bledsoe ... 5 Blount C Bradley 1 Campbell 3 Cannon 10 Cocke 6 Coffee 14 Chester ti Claiborne 10 Cumberland 4 Fentress 3 Grainger 6 Grundy ti Hamilton 33 Hardin & Henderson 9 Hawkins 9 Humphreys 1H James 2 McMInn 1 10 McNairy 1 Meigs li Monroe 1 Moore 9 Morgan 4 'Ovurton 11 Pickett 3 Putnam 1? Rhea 8 Scott 2 Sequatchie 4 Sullivan 21 Unicoi 1 Union 3 Van Buren 4 White 17 Weakley 29 Knox 22 Total 435 Madison 26 INSTRUCTED FOR PATTERSON. Benton 14 Carter 2 Cheatham 30 Dyer t 18 Fayette 20 Franklin. ......... 22 Gibson 30 Hardeman 19 Henry 24 Houston 6 Obion 21) Knox- .'.. 9 Jackson 12 Johnson 2 Lincoln Lewis Macon Montgomery . Rutherford ... Sumner Tipton Perry Warren Lake Wayne Total INSTRUCTED FOR BOND. Carroll 16 1 Haywood Carter 2 Lauderdale ... Crockett. 12 Knox 1 Total... U N INSTRUCT E D . Clay 5 Sevier Decatur 9 Roane DcKnlb 11 Greene 21 Total Hancock 4 CONTESTED. Davidson '. 77 Dickson 15 Hickman ......... 12 Giles 27 Lawrence 13 Polk 7 Shelby Smith Washington Wilson Total 291 The above table, it will be seen, takes no account of Jefferso.n County s lour votes, instructed for Carmack. with Patterson as second choice, nor Robertson's 23, which are instructed for Washington. To-day Loudon, Maury. Stewart. Trousdale and Williamson counties act. Hamblen acts on Monday next. To recapl tulute the News-Scimitar's figures: For Cox (which includes Weakley County) 135 For Patterson fwhicli omits Jefferson, Giles. Dickson and Pojk) 3UC For Bond. .j 74 Uninstrucled 5ti Contested, including Davidson, Dickson, Giles, etc 291 Situation in Maury. COLUMBIA. Tenri., May 18.-r(Speclal.) Gov. Cox spoke last night in the courthouse to a fair sized audience, being introduced by his former conferee In th--Legislature. Hon. John W. Fry. The iirst part of bis speech was devoted to a discussion of State affairs, in which he claimed that he was making the race on his business record, was well received. In this portion of it he claimed he, or the administration, had put the penitentiary. t!.o coal mines, and other institutions in line shape, and that these places of State industry were in a healthy condition and growing more so day by day. When lift took up the cudgel of criticism. however, in which he defended his record as Revenue Agent by assailing the public record 'of his opponent when Attorney General, interest lagged, and many left the hall, not with any Intended .discourtesy to the speaker, but becnuse Columbia people who are intelligent do not sr. net ion nor indorse such campaigning. Nor do they indorse the "you are another" methods, for the high office, of Governor, believing that a campaign of crimination and recrimination is injurious both to the party and the State. This refer-once is not made in defense of one candidate against another, -as each has freely attacked the official record of the other. To-morrow it will be decided what position Maury will occupy at the State Convention. The Cox men are Insisting upon an unlnstructed delegation. Patterson men say this is an effort to displace the West Tenneysean in the intemst of Cox; the opposition make denial of the charge, insisting that the county delegation should go to the convention free to vote for party harmony and the best interests of the State. Both factions have strong workers in the outer districts as well as in town, while there are others who seein to give the contest little concern. Either Patterson or Carmack. BIG SANDY. Tenn., May 18.-(Spccial.)-Democrats in this end of Kenton County are very much Interested in the suggestion that Senator Carmack may he the "dark hot's?" in thp gubernatorial race. They indorse the course of The American in its assertion that the nomination should be given to one of the two candidates that have fought all over the State for t-hc honor, and they also indorse the stand taken by Senator Carmack in stating positively to the people of the State that under no circumstances should his DEATH BY BULLET Louis Payne, a Car Repairer, a Suicide at Tullahoma. " TULLAHOMA, Tenn., May IS. (Special.) "Let me take one more drink and I promise you that I will never take another." Such were the last words spoken to his wife by Louis Payne, when to-day he requested the privilege of taking one more drink before swearing off, as his poor wife understood him to mean from the words used; Payne took the drink and walked through the house to' the backyard. His wife felt relieved, for she knew her husband to be a man of his word, and thought that the little spoil of drinking in which he had been indulging for a few days would soon be in the past. Suddenly the sharp report of a pistol disturbed the quietude of the home. Rushing out Mrs. Payne discovered the unconscious body of her husband lying in a pool of blood. Upon leaving the house Payne had gone into a chicken-house on the place, and took his hat off and laid it carefully away, then drawing a pistol from his pocket, placed- the muzzle behind mis right ear and pulled the trigger. The unfortunate man died within a few minutes after firing the fatal shot. There was no cause for the act, as far as known, other than whisky, it being said that his domestic relations were happy. Louis Payne was employed as car repairer by the Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway, and has been living here four or five months, having purchased a home, since accepting his job. He was born and raised in the Crow Creek neighborhood, and was considered a valuable and reliable employe. It is stated that this is the first spell of drinking that be had been on since coming to Tullahoma. He was 35 years Of age. HAYNESJNDICTED Charged With Killing Hewlett and' Shu-gart at Birmingham. BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 18. (Special.) The grand jury has returned an indictment charging Harry Haynes with murder in the first degree for the alleged killing of Thomas Hewlett, and John T. Shugart in the Peerless saloon, some two weeks ago. As a result of the indictment the preliminary hearing is in a peculiar complication. Attorneys for the defense Insisted vigorously, both several days ago and yesterday, that the hearing proceed. Solicitor Hefiin, two days ago, withdrew from the prosecution. Yesterday, upon orders from him. Sheriff Burgin refused to allow the prisoner (who had been indicted in the meanwhile), to be taken from the county jail. After more than an hour of argument, Judge H. B. Abernathy, of the Inferior Criminal Court, temporarily postponed, the case, while he investigated the law to see whether or not ho has jurisdiction to punish the Sheriff for contempt for refusal to produce the prisoner. That is the statu quo in which the affair stands at present. " Following a crusade begun against it by the police, stringent protests by Mayor Ward, an ordinance introduced into the City Council in an attempt to take away its charter, and much discussion on the part of the people, the county grand jury is said to he investigating the Alabama Club, the house where gambling is alleged to have been carried on, and because of the feud between the operators of which and some of the smaller fry of gamblers, the fatal shooting affray of two weeks since took place in the Peerless saloon. The Secretary of the club appeared before the grand jury yesterday. It is claimed that a number of prominent men were actual members, while cards of honorary membership had been sent to various judges, county officials, and even well known ministers. The matter is a live local issue at present, t MAIL TO ALASKA. WASHINGTON, May IS. The Post-office Department has been advised that navigation will open on the Yukon on or about Juno ti, after which date and until the close of the season the postal service to all parts of the Yukon, including Alaska,, via the Yukon, will bo absolutely unrestricted with respect to the classes of mail matter conveyed. PEG $4.00 A typical Fifth Avenue model. Made of strong, brilliant Patent Leather. Spade sole with flat tread. Built over a special ankle-fitting' Oxford laBt. Quarter Sizes Send for Style Boob Nail Orders Promptly Filled Tho larfceat retail uhoa buainess In tho -world. 1 14 ntores in principal cities from London to flun Francisco. Whitman, Mass. Take tho 12.43 train from. proc-cEa. Returning, leave "Whitman at 2,30. JFRESIi AIR CAMPS AT CRAGGIE HOPE WILL BEi OPENED JUNE i. Plans for Accommodation of Many More People Funds Needed to Carry Out Purpose of Camp. With enlarged capacity, the fresh all? camp of the United Charities at Crag- gle Hope will be opened about June 1, and the indications are that the camp will be a greater success than ever before, it being expected that many more of the city's poor can be given enter tainment and recreation there thanj heretofore. The camp is situated oni mile from Craggie Hope, near Blowini Spring. Since the camp onened. it ha: been supported entirely by voluntnrB donations. The property upon which li is situated Is now owned by the UnltcM Charities, and if the plans formed en be realized It will be an Institution pro. lifle of as much good as any like organl Ization In the country. It is planned! to build three frame cottages there to' afford accommodation for double the number accommodated during former seasons. Heretofore, the people hav been entertained in, tents. Last year, there were nine tents, In which fifteen grown people and forty-five children lived through four months. The plans for the present year depend largely unon the donations made but It is confidently expected that a large increase in tne number accommo. dated last year can be entertained din ing the coming season. The purpose of tills camp is to afford to tho women' who have to work through the year fo: the support of their families and tho children who live, in tenement houses with -insufficient fresh air a few months of healthy out-door recreation and pleasure. A garden is cultivated at the fresh air camp, maintained large ly by the boys there. There are scv era! forms of amusement, afforded by nature, which at the previous seasons of the camp have been a source of great pleasure to the people there. H is hoped that the funds received will bo sufficient to keep the camp open un til tho fall and to accommodate a largo number of peonle. Were thero sufficient funds, th1 could be mode a mag nificent charity. NASHVILLE DRUMMER Held at Birmingham in Connection With a Man's Death. BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 18. (Spft- clal.) Wm. G. Smotherman, tho Nnsh-; warrant in connection with tho rtnii.ufl of Thos. J. Felder, is atlll in the conn ty jail. Felder is the man who w;i: pronounced dead as a result of laud anum poisoning, and whose funeral was about to proceed, when it was stoppci by Coroner Paris, upon Information from two of the city detectives, ine; claimed that tho dead man had a frao tured skull, and an investigation provoil the truth of this report. Hubseriuen' investigation revealed the fact that h; had entered the Senate saloon herej had approached Smotherman, who is cigar drummer, and had tried to ented into conversation with the lattor Smotherman pushed Felder, and t'ml latter -stumbled or -fell. The push 1.' said to have been a light one, althouRfc one witness testified before tho coroner's lurv that Felder afterwards com plained of intense pain in his head. Tho, next day he was found dead. bowdrTassassTmatTon IS STILL A MYSTERY; MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 18. (Special.) The assassination of MaJ. W. T. Bow- dre will probably remain an unsolved! mystery. The grand jury to-day concluded lis Investigation after examin lng eight witnesses, none of whomj knew anytning or nis own personal knowledge. Some had heard rumors, but not one of them had seen more than the back of a running man on two or three running men. None couicij irirtvitlfv thp hacks and the lurv was forced lo quit the case without finding anything to throw ngnt on tne ittcntnj of assassins. CHICHESTER'S ENGLISH ENftYRGYAl PILLS -SsTK Original maa Only Qemllna. jRw. ror OHICHKBTER'S KNGLIHH la KKII nn lioia tneiallla hotf. urnistl with Una ribbon. Tube no other. ftcfn Djtngervua HtibmtllutloDH mnd lmlta tin tin. Boj of joar Jlrur.cUl. or lend 4c. in lump for Purlin it 1 am, Tttatlraonlal ad " Rf Kor for htutten," in Ittltr, y re-turn UbIL 10.000 TfitliaoptoU. Bold by ,11 nrnirft.t.. 1hlhulr (ll.-ralpal Cm.. Knttro M pper. -Madlion Hauar, Villi'. VJL MU Ml I III I I II f a". V Some Favor and Some Oppose Articles Adopted by Federation Conference of Reformed and Presbyterian Churches at the Session in Charlotte, C GREENVILLE, S. C, May 18. The most important subject to come before the Presbyterian General Assembly now in session here the question ot closer relationship between all Presbyterian and Reformed Churches was touched upon to-day, when a number of overtures were read, some recommending, others opposing, the articles of agreement adopted by the Federation . Conference of 'Reformed and Presbyterian Churches at the session in Charlotte, N. Ci, last March. There were overtures from the Presbyteries of Paducah, Northern Alabama, Arkansas, Mobile, Eastern Alabama. Louisville, Savannah, Knoxville, Ebenezer and Upper Missouri, approving the adoption of the articles ot the Federation Conference of the Presbyterian and Reformed Churches in Charlotte. The following Presbyteries opposed the adoption: Greenbrier, Macon, Mullenburg, Chesapeake and Winchester. The overture from Charleston favored sending articles to the Presbyteries for consideration before being acted upon by the General Assembly. The overture from Transylvania favored limitation as to the plan of federation. All the overtures were referred to a special committee appointed by Moderator Hall. Col. T. H. Inman, a prominent Presbyterian of Atlanta, has offered $125,-000 for ministerial relief, provided the Assembly will raise a like amount. The General Assembly has now $25,000 or the amount. At the morning session the committee appointments were announced, us follows: Bills and Overtures, Dr. T. J. Plun-kett, Georgia, Chairman. Judicial, D. J, W. Stagg, Charlotte, N. C. Chairman. Foreign Correspondence, D. J. W, Bachman, Tennessee, Chairman. Foreign Missions, Dr. Eugene Daniel, West Virginia, Chairman. Home Missions, Dr. Josephus Johnson, Texas, Chairman. Publications and Sunday-school, Dr. Harris E. Kirk, Maryland, Chairman. Ministerial Education and Relief. Dr. R. H. Fleming, Virginia, Chairman. Negro Evangelization, Dr. W. M. Mc-Pheeters, South Carolina, Chairman. Theological Seminaries, Dr. Wm. B. Boggs, Florida, Chairman. Assembly Home and School, Dr. J. H. Thornwell, South Carolina. Chairman. Women's Societies, Dr. T. A. Wharton. Tennessee, Chairman. Systematic Beneficence, C. H. Read, Texas, Chairman. Narrative on State Religion, Dr. G. B. Strieker, Virginia, Chairman. Bible Causes. Dr. J. F. Fogartie, Kentucky, Chairman. Church and Christian Education, Dr. Theron Rice, Georgia, Chairman. Sabbath and Family Religion, Dr. E. M. Monroe, Texas, Chairman. Action Committee, A. L. James, North Carolina, Chairman. Leave of Absence, Dr. S. D. Boggs, Kentucky, Chairman. Devotional Exercises, A. A. James, South Carolina, Chairman. Synodical Records Alabama, Dr. B. F. Wallace and George Battalora; Arkansas, Dr. J. G. Anderson and W. M. Morton; Florida, Rev. R. D. Stinson and T. J. Jones; Georgia. Rev. D. M. Sweets and C. T. Nell; Kentucky, Rev. F. E. Rogers and C. R, Myers; Louisiana. Rev. C. HI Dobbs "and J. W. T. Peden; Mississippi, Rev. J. L. Mauze and J. A. Jenkins; Missouri, iRcv. R. D. Grinnan and J. N. Iiaiuia; Noi iii Carolina, Dr. W. A. McKay and L. B. Dougherty; South Carolina, J. C. Cowan and R. TD. Cochrane; Tennessee, O. G. Jones and J. W. Bankhead; Texas, Dr. A. C. Hopkins and T. J. Robins; Virginia, Rev. R. I. Bell and P. A'. Emanuel. f Dr. F. M. Monroe, of Mllford, Tex., introduced Rev. Augustus Johnston and Mrs. Johnston, aged 98 and 81 respectively, of Dallas, Tex., to the General Assembly this morning. They are here as guests of the Dallas Presbytery at the request of the Assembly. Mr. and Mrs. Johnston sang Ave verses "We Shall Know,'' without accompaniment. The song brought tears to the eyes. Mr. Johnston was ordained in this State seventy-one years ago and is yet preaching In Dallas, Tex. Moderator Hall led the Assembly in a beautiful prayer for this couple. The Assembly took a recess at 12:30 until 4 o'clock. At the afternoon session n report from the Inter-church conference on marriage and divorce was discussed. The report recommended very 'stringent laws In regard to divorce, also recommended that no minister should perform the marriage ceremony for divorced persons, 'divorced on other than scriptural grounds. It also requested that civil laws do not grant divorces on other than scriptural grounds, not even when parties go to other States for divorce. ' Telegrams of greetings were sent to the General Council of the Reformed "Rnlscopal Church now In session in Philadelphia; to the General Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, at Birmingham, Ala.: to the Assembly of the Northern Preshvterian Church at Des Moines, Iowa, and to the Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church at Decatur, III. Appropriate scriptural, passages were included in each telegram. The meeting in commemoration of the ninetieth anniversary of the American Bible Society, was Held to-night and addresses were made by prominent men. MURFREESRORO TO HAVE ANOTHER, NEWSPAPER MURFREESBORO, Tenn., May 1S.-(Speclal.) A new paper is to be published here under the name of the Rutherford Herald, by W. T. Boyle, a veteran newspaper man of well known ability. The paper will be Democratic out and out, but conservative in all things. It will In no way be connected with either the NewM-Banner or the Free Press, recently destroyed by fire in this city. Mr. Boyle will haVe the hearty co-operation of the citizens of this county in the establishment of his hew enterprise. John G. Hancock will soon resume the publication of the News-Banner. COURT SENTENCES IN WHITE. SPARTA, Tenn., May' 18. (Special.) Circuit Court, during the past couple of weeks, has disposed of quite a number of cases, onions the most Important of which are: John Glover, colored, felonious assault, two years; also four years for shooting another negro; James Perry, Henrv Able and Davo Young, four years for robbery, to which they pleaded guilty; Hal Ieftwlch, colored, robbery, ten years. Forfeiture was taken on the bond of J. P. Liasator In $1!,000. lie failing to appear to answer a charge of assault. The- caes against Stewart and McWhir-ter for murder, and that of Wm. Shelton on the same charge, were continued. Gov. Cox at Spring Hill-SPRING HILL, Term., May 18. (Special.) Gov, John I. Cox gave a political talk here this afternoon to about seventy-five people. The reason of so small a number coming, to' hear the Governor was the farmers could not quit their crops, as this is a very busy season with them. The ones who heard Mr. Cox were very much struck with what he had -to say. Politics in Dickson. DICKSON.. Tenn., May 18.(Spec!aU The exciteemnt over the. Senatorial primary having subsided, the .voters of Dickson County are now turning their attention to the August election, by which nearly every office in the cotinty is to be refilled. Sheriff Tldwell. who is serving his first term, as yet lias no opponent, though It is rumored that a popular North Side man will in due time come into the race. County Trustee Melvin Harris will also have his race for re-election all to himself. T. R. Dickson is the only announced candidate for County Court Clerk, but it is believed that H. J. Larklns. the incumbent, will announce for re-election. There is a strong sentiment in favor of changing, to a considerable extent, the membership of the County Court in many Of' the civil districts. In consequence of which the chief Interest in the August election will center around the race in each district for Justice of the Peace. The race between J. A. Taylor, the incumbent; Dr. W. W. Diamond and 'William Stuart, for Circuit Court Clerk, promises to be a warm one. All' the candidates are equally popular and each Is pushihg his claim for all there Is In it. Recorder William Fielder will have no opponent. Legislative Race in White. SPARTA, Tenn., May 18. (Special.) Indications are that' there will be one of the warmest races ever run in White County for Representative and there has been some warm ones. John S. Cooper, of Quebeck. one of the leading and most prosperous lumber men of the county and popular in all sections; announces as a candidate. I. B. Moore, of the Fifth District, has also announced. He is Chairman of the "Democratic Executive Committee of White County and President of the White County Educational Association. W. P. Knowifjs, present Representative, has not as yet announced for re-election, but he. has not said he was not a candidate. It is generally presumed he will seek an indorsement. For Alabama Legislature. HUNTSVILLE,. Ala., May 18. (Special.) John Mi Hampton, a well known Madison County planter and former President of the Madison County Division of the Southern Cotton Association, has announced himself as a candidate for the Legislature on the dispensary platform. The other two candidates on the same platform are N. M- Rowe and A. D. Klr-by. John H. Wallace, Jr., is an independent candidate. The dispensary issue will make the race for the Legislature the most interesting of all other contests in the August primary. Republicans of Sixth Senatorial. KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 18. (Special.) The Republican Executive Committee, rexirosentlng the four counties, held a meeting here to-day and selected Sept. S as the date for holding a convention at Madisonville which will select a candidate to represent Knox, .Loudon, Polk and ivlunrue (juumies in iiie Senate. ACCUSED OF BIGAMY Grover C Davis in the Law's Clutches at Watertown. WATERTOWN, Tenn.. May 18.- (Special.) Owing to a misunderstanding of the law, or a. lapse in memory, one Grover C. Davis, formerly of this county, but now a resident of Cooke-ville, finds himself in the clutches of the. law here, facing the charge of bigamy. Davis married a Miss McGee, of McMInn County, and they lived as man and wife in Nashville. Sometime last fall they were separated, but did not go through the formality of a divorce, and Davis married Miss McDonald, of Cookeville. last April. Mrs. Davis No. 1 came here Thursday afternoon, and Instituted proceedings which enabled the officer to go to Cookeville last night and return with the accused. KNOWN AS THE ICE TRUST. CLEVELAND, O., May 18. The grand jury returned indictments to-day against President Harry Norvell and thirteen directors of the City Ice Delivery Company, known locally as the ice trust, on the charge of vlolatin'g the Valentine anti-trust law. mammmvmimTiwvmrnm NEW YORK, May 18. Bradstreet's to-morrow will say: Retail trade has expanded with warmer weather and the settlement of labor troubles; jobbing reorder business is in full seasonable volume, San Francisco demand being it feature; fall orders are equal to and in many lines in excess of last year ac this period; industry, except in some sections of the soft coal field, is as active as ever before, and the return tide of currency from the country( is evidenced by increasing western bank deposits and perceptibly easier money. Lack of moisture in portions of the winter wheat belt is responsible for the first irregularity of the season in crop reports, but spring wheat and corn are doing well, while oats are thin, needing rain; damuge to cotton from frost has been slight, vegetables being chiefly affected. Railway earnings show good gains. Building activity makes for a large sale of lumber, hardware, paints, glass and other material .and the iron and steel industry, while showing some irregularity in foundry pig prices due probably to the moulders striKe draws great confidence from the large volume of orders booked for steel "rails for next year's delivery. Cereals and cotton, while showing strength on crop deterioration reports find Just as much support In the fact that supplies are far ' from un-' wolldy. Collections tend to Improve. Fine cotton goods are in active demand and firm, but somefew coarse goods are reported easier. Fall ' orders are reported in excess of a year ago and there are no burdensome stocks to speak of. Wool is quiet at the east, but more active in western points. Woolen dress goods are in active request. Business failures In the United States for the week ending May 17, number 161, against 162 last week, and 191 in the like week of 1805. In Canada failures for the week number 15 against '2S last week, and 17 In this week a year ago. Wheat, including flour, exports from the United States and Canada for the week ending May 17, are 2,716,783 bushels against 2,142,062 last week, land 1,-B12.550 this week last year. From July 1 to date the exports are 118,464,894 bushels against CCO04.97S last year. Corn exports for the week are. 1,080,-706 bushels against 1,573,740 last week and 1,688,299 a year ago. BNK CLEARINGS. NEW YORK, May 18. The following ta ble, compiled by Bradstreet, shows the bank clearings at the principal cities for, the week ended May 17, with the percentage of increaso and decrease as compared with the corresponding week Inst year: Pet. Pet. Inc. Deo. New York $1,963,611,618 12.6 .... Chlcairo 212.098,067 15 2 ...!. Boston .::::::::. 154,324,770 b.o .... Philadelphia 144.164.50S 7.4 .... St. Louis 58,435.246 0.6 .... Pittsburg 45,888,251 .... 6.8 San Francisco Not available. Baltimore 2'.ia2 MJ ' Cincinnati 26,0 1,300 8.1 Kansas City 3,0 v; New Orleans 16.G46.21iO 6.7 Louisville 'S'S' H Denver 6,525,4-1 2-. 5 .... Memphis i'llH'S H' " Richmond 5,6So,317 17.2 .... Washington t,47l,51a 29.1 .... Savannah 4,596,148 47. b' Fort Worth 6,358,443 20.9 .... Atlanta .5,010,386 .64.5 .... NASHVILLE 4,891,408 50.4 .... Norfolk 747,870 46.2 .... Augusta, Ga 1,807,307 19.6 .... Birmingham 2,178,252 51.5 .... Knoxville 1.370,650 22.7 .... Little Rock 1,291,241 44.0 .... Macon 566,730 33.1 .... Chattanooga 1,287,108 46.7 Lexington 649,992 .... 8.0 Jacksonville, Fla 1.436,653 10.8 .... Houston 10,688,470 41.0 .... Galveston 11,029,000 14.5 .... IChnrleston, S. C '1,522,521 21.2 .... Totals, U. S $2,925,492,012 10.5 .... Outside N. Y 990,880,394 6.6 .... CANADA. Montreal .....I 28,280,479 9,5 .... Totals, Canada $ 70,595,744 .20.7 .... Not Included in totals, beqause containing other Items than clearings: !Not Included in totals because of no comparison for last year. HOT SPRINGS, ARIC " Famous Park Hotel, open all the year. American and European plans. Summer rates. Write for booklet. J. R. Hayes, Lessee and Manager. Watch Sunday's American. It is the Elks' edition. Beautiful illustration of Thomas merr-"" i is a sign of liver trouble, and so is biliousness, chills and fever, malaria, constipation, dizziness, poor complexion, sick headache, low spirits, rheumatism, etc. But this is not all. When your liver is sick you cannot properly digest your food, and suffer from indigestion, in all its many different forms. To regulate your stomach, liver and bowels, take THEDFORD'S (Liver Tonic) For over 70 years this pure vegetable medicine, for sick Stomach and Liver, has, been in successful use by many thousands. It acts so promptly, yet gently ; and relieves so quickly, yet without bad after-affects, that it has no superior in the field of curative medicine, for all diseases of the digestive organs. Good for young and old. Try it. At Every Drug Store in 25 cent and $1.00 Packages "I WOULD NOT BE WITHOUT Thedford's Black-Draught'', writes Miss Nannie C. Smith, of Vineyard Haven, Mass. "I find it the best medicine 1 ever used for colds, indigestion and constipation." It is a pure vegetable preparation, pleasant and harmless yet reliable and effective. G64a Hnw I WW W If N ' i liPMl I'M! Ml I HIM 1 i 1 11 Hi n ffUlHPW W i U mil III II IHI lllflIN 11 1'lH II 11 I I11 I i ii III 1 1 1 1 11 Mil in im ihiWM iiiiiMirl"u"iTnmiinra 111! II 1 l 'I IH B MMmi MIIMMIH IIM il11 1 1 HI 11H HIM mi i mu lircrmiiiigwn in im ramnmiTmm TrrairfnamTi

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