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THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. VOL. XXXV ATLANTA, GA. MONT) AY afc/TOOj^l AUGUST 18 1902 - rTEff PAGHEp. PRICE: fiaTi.^'^tt LIVES OF TWO EMPERORS COLONEL W. A. HEMPHILL FALLS IN SUDDEN DEATH ATTEMPTED BY NIHILISTS l In Fatal a! 11 O'Clict 1st POPEHOiSSES FJTljplEY Aged Pontiff ReeagniKi fieor - gia Bishop it Mm Leo Declares Thsfc lejth Bash. Saturday's Beoepiieuf He Feels Improved— Thysleian Overruled in Effort To Limit IftDER OVE 0 iBEO BY mm of me vessr as a Captain of the Russian Bary tha Head Conspirator ■pedal Cable. Xjondeu. August 17.— Russia dispatches describe a darm, attempT to assassinate the kaiser and csar together at Serai, ■while the two monarch* were dining together on the kaiser's yacht, the Hoben - aollern, A launch bearing five men oame along, and*, fin looked exactly Uke a Russian nan of War launch, and one of the ruffians wore the uniform of a Russian offl - cer. while the other four wore the uniforms of Russian seamen. In reality they were Russian nihilists The man In the officer's uniform hoarded the' Bohensollern and Informed the officer of the watch that he belonged to the csar'g yacht the Standart, and hah urgent messages for the cxar's immediate perusal. Owing to the urgency of his commission he asked to he taken to the eaer without delay. As the officer of the Watch started to Show him below, the captain of the Standaft appeared on deck. He heard that one of his officers desired to see him, end confronted the disguised nihl. list, who drew a pistol and tried to cover his retreat to the launch,' out after a fight was disarmed and arrested. The four accomplices In the launch st synod sway during the confusion and > patrol boatsr although they jd&SSfStKL a^j^asssSaVanaw^ , EMPESOB WILLIAM OF GERMANY Whose Life, with That of the Oi i That of the Ocar of Busein, Was Bought by Xfihl - e lists on Board the Royal Yacht, | HORN IN . SIDE IS MORO FORT American Troops Will Move Against | Bacolod in Mindanao. OFFICER RECOMMENDS ' REDUCTION OF FORT Bacolod, Where Two Ken of the Twenty - Seventh Were Be cent ly - Murdered, Is, the - Strong - i i hold of the Kotos in murder of two men of the Twenty - seventh infantry was plotted, A asneJ) party of Mofoa surprised sa outpost ■ or the scoured the aea ail night. The ringleader j Twenty - seventh at Camp Vtekars. Hm - coafeseed hia intention was Co kill the] danao. Augusta. si^aiaasee^^.kUir me time. "1 mjr two W<r*9mluKff^ BANK OF ENGLAND CONTROLS. Money Market" Maintains Its Remunerative Strength. • London, August 17.— The money market Is maintaining Its remunerative strength. The advances in rates of discount are - considered Justified by the fact that the Bank of England la controlling, the market and by the possibility that the advantage of a bank rate will, later be found necessary. The stock exchange has gone through another settlement without seriously crippling any Important stocks; It is consequently cheerful although the volume of business has not materially Increased. Notwithstanding lower prices and considerable liquidations, the week end wit nested some renewed activity. There was no demand for BrIUah railroad shares, but they were steady in spite of decreased earnings. SUSPECT DIES AT HOSPITAL. Frank Kroll Denied to the Last All Knowledge of Crime. Chicago, August 17.— Frank Kroll, suspected of having been implicated in the murder of Policemen Divine and Pennell, died today at St. Mary, hospital. His death resulted from lockjaw, which developed from a bullet wound In . the leg. Kroll persisted in denying any knowledge of the murder of the two policemen and cla|med that he was shot by a policeman while trying to break open a slot machine. Samuel Meaghre, who was arrested at the same time as Kroll, declared that he, too, was shot at the same time as Kroll and that they had nothing whatever, to do with the killing of Divine and Pennell. The police, after closely investigating the case, are Inclined to the beMef that Kroll told the truth on his death bed and that neither he nor Meaghre had anything to do with the murder of the two policemen. tiled and Another Injured n Iowa Wreck. Humboldt. Iowa, August 17— One man was killed and another Injured In a rear - end collision between two east bound special stock trains on the Chicago and Northwestern, t miles east ef here, early today. The first section, a double - header, was running not more then SO miles an hour when it was struck by the engine of the second train. .Conductor Roe Harlan, ot toe head train. Jumped and his head was crushed. The caboose was hurled » feet. Biz stoea men on the leidin train were slightly braised. Engineer E. C. Norris. of the second train. Jumped and his arm was broken. The fireman escaped. having red lights displayed < To Assist Native Priests Manila. August 17.— Father McKlnnem. who first came to me rmnppinea as rhanlaln of the First California regiment. and woo Is now pastor of the Catholic church In Ermita. Manila, suggests when the Philippines hierarchy is reorganised that elo ef the younger native priests he pent tb the United States for a year's «ro4nta» In Catholic seminaries. 'Father McKinnon believes such a training would tmnart to them the spirit of American priesthood and a fVoJeot* financially. they escaped. They were from lod. which has a strong fort and other defenses. Bitter opposition to the Americans exists at Bacolod, and Captain John J. Pershing, of the Fifteenth cavalry, commanding the American forces at Lake Lanao, has recommended the reduction of the Bacolod fort.. , . General Chaffee, who left Manila August 12 on a final tour of the islands of the southern provinces, reached Zambo - anga, Island of Mindanao. last Friday. In a conference the local commander In chief argued that unless the,, forces moved decisively against the hostile* they would lose the support of the friendly Moros. BIO BECEPTION FOB TAFT. His Arrival at Manila to be Signal for Great Fete. < Manila, August 17.— Governor William H. Taft Is expected to reach here next Tuesday. He left Singapore straits settlement last Friday on hoard the United States gunboat General A lava. Plans for the reception to he given Governor Taft are most elaborate. The shipping in the harbor will be decorated when he arrives and a procession or small craft la' to accompany the General Alava up the bay. A series of arches are to be erected along the line of Governor Taft 'a march from the office of the captain of the port, where he will disembark from a launch; to Mataca'nan palace, where a reception will be given him. "There will be a banquet on the evening of the gover - BTJBGLAB DIES OF WOUNDS. Edward Lenahan Shot by Detroit Police Officer. Detroit. Mich., August 17. - Ed ward Lenehan died at Emergency hospital today from hemorrhage caused by a bullet from Officer P. J, Lemohd's revolver. Patrolman Lemood discovered four burglars ^entering a grocery on Brooklyn avenue/yesterday morning. He endeavored to arrest them and they opened fire on him. The policeman fired but one shot :n return and It struck Lenehan In the hip, penetrating Into his abdomen. A second of the burglars la under arrest PRESIDENT ATTENDS SERVICE. The Roosevelts Worship at Christ's Episcopal Church. Oyster Bay. X. T., August 17. - President Roosevelt and family attended Christ's Episcopal church today. Dr. P. M. Rlxey, surgeon general of the navy, and Mrs. Rlxey spent the day at Sagamore Hill. They will return to Washington tomorrow. Dr. Rlxey today stated that he heard from Mrs. McKiniey within the last few days, and that her health was very satisfactory. Korr's Trial Concluded. Manila. August 17.— The trial of Frederick Korr. proprietor, and Edward O'Brien, editor of Freedom, who are charged with libeling Benito Legarda, a Filipino member of the civil commission, was concluded yesterday. Judge Ambler China Tariff Treaty Signed. Washington, August IT.— The state department has received a dispatch from T. S. Sharretts, the treasury expert who was commissioned by the state department to negotiate a tariff treaty between the United States and China. 15th Instant and that he would sail tor the United States on the first steamer. SHAH DISMAYED AT WILD WAVES Muzafer - ed • Din looks on ©wan for the First > Time. PERSIAN RULErl RECEIVED WITH SALUTE AT DOVER Accompanied by Two British Cruisers uie steamer .empress, Hearing ihe Precious Shah, la Ordered To Oo at Slow Speed London, August 17.— Musafer ed Din, anan or Persia, arrived at Dover at today on board the steamer Empress of Calais. At the shah's request the E press made the trip over at slow spe The steamer was escorted by tile Brit cruisers Galatea and Immortal He and s greeted by. salutes from the. batteries Dover apd aa - imposing military dis - The shah exhibited great nervou upon embarking on the Empress of Calais for his first sea trip"; Ifcit he bon Journey well and When Prince Arthur of Connaught boarded the. Empress greeted him the shah amfied and conversed with animation through as Interpreter. The ahah and Prince Arthur walked gether through the cheering crowds Dover to the .Lord Warden - hotel, where Musafer ed Din will spend the i ' Miss Deacon Adds a Denial. London, August 18. - A letter from Miss Gladys Deacon, daughter of Mrs. Edward Parker Deacon, appears in the London papers this morning in which the writer asks the papers emphatically to contra the rumors of an alleged betrothal between herself and Crown Prince Fred* erlck William of Germany. PLUMBERS ABB GATHERING - . National Convention Opens at Omaha, ■ JJeor., Today. Omaha. - Neb., August 17.— The annual convention of the United Association of Plumbers, Gas and Steam Fitters will begin in this city tomorrow and most of the 100 delegates have arrived. They come from all parts of the United States and Canada and will be In session sever - Among the important matters to come before the convention is the establiah of strike, sick end death benefits; the manner of electing officers and the elimination of helpers from the ranks of the organisation. ARMY OFFICER DROWNED. Lieutenant Ralph XcDowwll Loses His life While Swimming. San Antonio. Tex.. August 17.— lieutenant Ralph E. McDowell, of the Twelfth United States cavalry, waa drowned In Pinto creek, near Fort Clark. He and Lieutenant Lusk were bathing, when McDowell waa aelaed with cramps and went to the bottom before help could reach him. Lusk nearly lost his own Ufa In attempting rescue. Lieutenant McDowell promoted from the ranks February Indians Besnact Retreat. Guthrie. Okla., August 17 — The retreat f the Cheyenne and Aranpahoe Indiana from General Custer and hla trnnm ma reenacted today by 400 members of those tiroes on tneir council grounds In western Oklahoma. The occasion was the annual feast,, at which Use Indians indulge In their war and crow m called. , «mcss.j» CHINA TO HAVE BIQ EXHIBIT. Viceroys Confer with American Tariff Shanghai. August 17.— Liu Kun Ti m..» - Chth Tung and Yuan 8hei KsL viceroys. respectively, of Nan KhL Bsakn. governor of Pe Chju. in separate confer - sloner for the United States, have concurred in making two significant sad equivocal declarations. The first la that with America and Buraw: th» declaration Is that as an evMMM of her good faith in into intention and Rome. August 17. - Ihe pope is In good health that it . waa not thought weeueesrf to> eonwoaa Use Saturday audi ences, as hitherto ft order to xive ti a fatiguing eereroootffsooh as the great name day reception pf today. Dr. Jap - pom, toe pope's - phyaician, insisted, bow ever, on .limiting the number of guests tc two hundred toajead ,x>i the usual five hundred. The efforts,. to riOfts to the name day persistent and came from such high quar ters that the sootiff, nearfng overruled the. physicians stfvlpe and had The innurmfrsUle letters and telegrams of feiic«atlojj_reeetj« by the pt included ffftmmiaB#* - *'%it from Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria rjnd Krag Alfonso of Spain. The communication from the king of* Spain was the first missive sent to 'his' godfather: by King Alfonso since his coronation. • ) pops bald the accept ton 'in his pit lrbrary. He sbwwea no signs el fatigue and - spoke with .almost: everyone present He appeared to be unusually mated and recognised the Rt. Rev. Bea - yamtn X fitttby. /bishop of Savannah, Ga.. mediately he perceived him. The pope said - to Bishop KelUy - . "I am glad to see you again - before yon Bishop Kelly told a representative of the Associated Press that he was as hed at the porttnTe vitality and brightness ef fBtad. Upon reentering his private apartments the pope said: "It does not matter what Dr. Lapponi ays; I reel better after each occasion of his kind." I The reception, lasted for one hour. His holiness talked about the collapse of the campanile of St Mask at Venice and expressed a wish to see the restoration of oof of the later » place tefore~ne MORTGAGE BABE IB PLANNED. Philippines Now Under Discussion. New York, August 17.*Some data re garding mortgage loans ■> to. small land holders, under government supervision, has been forwarded to Judge - Henry C. Ide, secretary ef finance In the Philip - , pine Islands, by Charles A. Conant, Who in the Phlltpplnea last summer for urpose of studying colnajre "and bank ing conditions there. A new bank Is, threrefore. in "progress of formation to engage exclusively lr small mortgage and agricultural loans. The government is guarantee oiviaenas oi t per cent on e capital and Is to employ the public x gatherers If necessary to collect ti>e terest Mr. Conant said today: "If such a plan succeeds in developing e asrricurtural resources of Turkey and Egynt. which Is now beina fried, and there la sufficient sense of financial responsibility among these people to prevent serious losses it is possible that simi lar benefits could be obtained In the Phil ippines. I know that some means of aiding the farmers is a subject very close to the heart of Governor Taft sod Judge Me, There is already a Spanish law in he Philippines permitting the Creation f mortgage banks, but It annarentlv needs the support and active initiative of the government to put a plan of relief for the small farmers in practical Operation. Governor Taft ami bis associates have so many problems before n that it win probably be' some time to they will be able to take this up. it will be greatly for the benefit of Filipinos when they are able to toor enough to equip tBemselves' with the beat seed end modern tools." ' LORD HOPETOUN IN NEW YORK. Former Governor of Australia Spent Bnnoay in Montreal. Montreal, August 17.— Lord Hooetoun. of Australia. - after spending Sun Montreal, left tonight for New York, whence he will sail on the Ten - Lord Hopetoun. speaking of the reports regarding a** resignation, saw: lmperiar gwvernmeni. ana i am now returning homa" Hla lordship would not discuss the re turns relating to his recall. He la sccom nanled by his aide. Colonel Corbett. whe declared that the salary allowed the gov - AN EFFORT BOB ADJUSTMENT. Chicago Street Bail way Trouble May 1* Snded Todav. August 17. - Another effort jr II of the differences existing be - atreet car" employee* and fho various street railway lines of the city. The executive committee of - the Chicago t offlCials^f the street car lines, and It federation at a meet Jig today adopted resolutions declaring that in case the trouble earnest be settled by arbitration, and It shall be aaeeeeary to call a strike, the federation win give the strikers the mors! support of the/ central body. Killed by Mother in Law Faction. Anadarko, Okla.. August U. - Ia the rrank Basin, a sub - chi< asasBSBsV HON. UMLT.TABf » A, ft Ifr^i, PHTTTf Distinguished Citizen of Georgia and Atlanta Who Died Last Bight at Hie Home In Thia City. CQL. HEMPHILL'S CAREER ONE OF MARKED SUCCESS / > OLOSEL WILLIAM A. HEMP I HILL was one of the hardest >* - *workers in that band of patriotic cltlsena who built Atlanta up from a ruined and hopeless village at the close of the - war to the splendid city tha Is tofiay. For thirty - five years he was one of the central figures in the financial life ef Uie city. - He was ..peHodeUi intrx In many enterprises that have contrib uted greatly to her growth and prog and his energy and business ability ried all of them to success. Colonel Hemphill was born in At May i, 1841 He grew up under the shade of the trees on the campua of the state university, from which be graduated in ISJL Leaving college as a boy of 19, be immediately volunteered for service in the confederate army and went to the front with the regiment In which he served with conspicuous gallantry throughout «fg Tour years' struggle. At Gettysburg he received a severe wound in the head, but In a short time he Was completely tain In the ranks. the close of the war Colonel Hemp - eturned to Athena, bifT Tftk&n he re moved to Atlanta.' He and J. H. Ander established The Constitution, Colo nel Hemphill being made business manager. From the time of the establish. of the paper Its history and that of Colonel Hemphill are linked indis - solubly. was as business manager, of The t Colonel Hemphill first displayed his unusual, busfheee ability. The unsettled state of affairs that existed at the time the paper was est ab ounding up of a great daily in the south a seemingly impossible tank. Many obstacles beset the path paper and it was in ovbr - ie that Colonel Hemphill brought his latent powers into play and proved himself a verltaSle financial ge ms A wester man would have despaired of ever bringing the enterprise to a tuc but Colonel Hemphill, having en into it, - determined to make The power In the Journalistic r well he succeeded needs fibt to he told today. He threw himself work and soon proved that he MOB FORCES A CONFESSION. Two Outlaws Strong Up at Codell, Oklahoma, by CItiaens. Codell. Okla. August 17.— A r»ob of sveral hundred men took Levi Reed and Bud Win go. outlaws captured recently In a raid on 'the Casey - Cravens gang. the county Jail "here hate last night and strung them up to trees to force them II the whereabouts of their leaders to give Information regarding their «. They finally gave the desired Information, and the mob returned them Jail, disappearing, apparently to get rest of the gang. Reed was so badly strangled, that he was revived with diffl - BODY Well OT MBS. TUMAN FOUND. Known Couple at Muscatine, Iowa, Killed Iowa, August 17 — n>e de y of Mrs. Jesse Tutsan was tonight . W» yards away from her near here, and her hoahend, no. and with mortal wounds, was the floor In the house, which weeks made Ms home with f wno^oT, stances. His patient Industry, far - seeing enterprise and shrewd financial management were - not long in bearing fruit, and l"« w«™ oi a row years ne eaw TBI Constitution take Its 'position as the leading tfewspaper of the southern states . vTbsn the success of The Constitution Was a fact. Colonel Hemphill began to devote, a portion of his energies to otter Stltutlon until h paper In December, 1901. Colonel BempbtU's great ability as a manager having been so clearly shown by the success of The Constitution under his direction, he was called upon to join tn many projects of great moment to the city. He Was a leading spirit In the organisation of the great expositions which did so much In building up the city. He was mayor of the city during 1881 and 1892. having served on the alder manic board previous to his election as mayor. He also served ss president of the board of education and did most effective work for the. city's schools He was at one time president of the Capital City bank, was connected with the Atlanta Loan and. Trust Company and with a number of other prominent financial Institutions. At the time of his death he waa superintendent of Trinity Sunday school, which position he had held for a long term of years. He was at one time also president of the Young Men's Library Association and of the city Young Men's Christian Association. Colonel Hemphill had been among the chief contributors to a number of the leading charitable institutions of the city, and in these be always displayed the dee peal Interest. His liberality end generosity were among his notable traits of character. His devotion to Atlanta, her interests end her people la well shown In the manner In which he contributed tn these .institutions bis time, labor and MDE 10 CHURCH mil! THOUGH HOT FEEUNG WELL >eath It Wail Known Who Was From I pent to Affairs of Church and State, Will Be Universally COlonel William A. HaaopbtiJ died ane> denly at hie residence at U o'clock IMS night from angina pectoris. Death was absolutely unexpected. White Colonel Hemphill had been la declining health for some three months past, his On Saturday Colonel Hemphill spent some bears In the office of hlg brother. Robert A. Hemphill, end It was then for the first time that be spoke sf feeling badly. He complained Of a severs pate' and said that He thought it would be. best for him to see a doctor. This he did and in a few hours was apparently all right On yesterday he drove to TMnRy church, but was not feeling sufficiently strong to attend the Sunday school services and sent word to the children that be would be with thenaafon the following Slbbeth. Returning home, he took dinner with, his family and - was in a cheerful mood. At night he ate a light repast and sat up for some hours afterwards, feeding and' talking to bis wife and children. At 11 o'clock, while standing in has room, he was seised with the fatal atrofce. When assistance came the band of death had already, touched his brew. • • A Shock to tha City. Colonel Hemphill's death came as a great shock to his' friends last night., who were quick to, learn of It. in spite of the lateness of the hour. Many cells dug the house to offer the sympathy to the grief - stricken family. \ In his death Atlanta Is deprived <* ena or ner orst - known *nd ttqst public spirited eitisena - a men whe had carved out his fortune by the sheer fore*. of hla Indlnritsbie energy and splendid ability. He was s fine type of the industry, enterprise end activity which, has batlded Atlanta Into a city ef metropolitan pro portions from the most meager end un promising of beginnings. This public splritedness was one of his chief char - tacterlstlcs and there was nothing . be would not do to help in the upbuilding of the city. Many times be sacrificed Ms and talents when there was no hope of personal return In order to lend his aid ymt struggling enterprise or plan would bring Atlanta's name to the was one of the board of directors e late Cotton state* and International exposition, and took a vital interest .tr» that movement which marked a renala - e in the Interest which the first eot. exposition had created in the north More recently he was the president of tile Southern Interstate Fair Association, and m largely due to hia splendid execu tive ability that the last fair waa luck a cess. He took the greatest Interest la every detail. T. H. Martin, who wag st that time secretary, said of him: never knew a man Who could be so absolutely depended on to attend a meet ing, no matter how trivial. He Is punctu. itself. If mors men were like bun SUMMARY OF THE NEWS FORECAST. Fair Monday and Tuesday with ris Ing temperature; fresh east winds. LOCAL Colonel W. A. Hemphill dies rudde nly from angina pectoris at hie home on Peach tree street. Council will take up today question of cutting off free water and Win have GEORGIA I Southern portion of Georgia Is visited by electrical storm and one man is killed st Waynesboro, many houses blown down and struck by Hghtning and cotton is whipped from balls and ruined. Extensive preparations are under way for big street fatf in Macon, which VIM be the greatest ever held there. Good dividend is declared by the directors of the Central of Georgia, and Deputy Sheriff Dunn, of Marietta, shoots negro' prisoner, who attacked hla with a heavy stick. | Alleged slayer of Dr. FasseU in Irwin county Is totally wounded by deputy sheriff in Appling. SOUTHERN Jier^a'nd 'tb* asaTur^has aasw 1 the return of the postmsste postmaster general. DOMESTIC conference opens say' > having a merry war In Wesb - i phase that It ! ^frrotbers^w k«i*d and the ether fatally wounded, are she victims at Creasy between the United States and China Is FOREIGN i DeWet, Botha and Delarey meet King Ida The sank of Persia dismayed by his first at ma nder of Use Kmpress to Stow down. The t i Leo at hie Saturday reception ttfleaen the royal yacht aassrsffgzmr. mutiny on taeadSjBSSSSSSSSSSSSSBMgy

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