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i FET3RITART 13. 1907. DAILY TlirBITNE Trim 1 FETED BY NOBLES; 'HAPPIER AT WORK THAW'SWIFEWILL TELL STORY TODAY Ali ky1 iri Telegrapher, reted by Royaity, Who Is Happiest at Her Ins-trument. Cowan Hand Made Furniture Cowan Hand Made due to the tact that he was.Iaboring under a mental disease?" In my opinion It was." This ended Dr. Evans' examination for the day.
He had been the only witness. and in his testimony during the forenoon had laid the groundwork for the claim of the defense that Harry Thaw had been driven to insanity by Stanford White. that be was insane when he killed White. but that. with the cause of his insanity out of the way, he had recovered his reason di a di hi tt tt it vk Cl Ti II eldpoliello.60.1111,0",011 ea 0.111p Nedora Newell, Telegrapher, Returns to Key After Hun-14 garian Reception.
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1 Cowart reproductions of historic or otherwise meritorious pieces are REITER FURNITURE than the originals. Their charm eludes any printed description. The beroee of Anthony Hope's novels. Who i stepped froratomrnonplace existence into the midst of tile noblest families of the world, and met on terms of equality dukes and earls, and then returned, without a tinge of regret, to their old humdrum life, did nothing more wonderful than young woman telegraph operator of Chicago has 3ust done. It was Mies Medora Olive Newell.
operator for the Postal Telegraph and Cable company, who, at one bound, leaped the breach which separated the chair In the telegraph substation at Market and Adams streets and became the guest of the Himgarian nation, to be banqueted by the first families of the land. Now that It is over she has returned to Cher. telegraph instrument and ta well satisfied with the click, click of the Instrument. of course traveling is all fine and one likes to meet great people, but I am glad to get baok to work again." she said, yesterday as she resumed her work after two monthel absence. I wouldnet care to change places with any of the people I met, even though I do admire them." Received Attention Through Chance.
Chance and Miss Newell's ingenuity are alone responaible for the attention she has attracted. It was on board the Cunard liner Slavonia that the young woman operator first became the friend of the members of The Hague peace who later mode her the guest of Hungary. Miss Newell. who had been sent abroad for her health by the Postal company more than two years ago. boarded the Slavonia on the coast of Sicily to return to the 1.7n1tg.d States.
On the liner were the 102 members of the peace commission. who were bound to Washington to interest President Roosevelt in the second peace tribunal. Miss Newell arrived on board at the psychological moment, as the members of the commission were making every effort to send a wireless message to Emperor Franz Josef of Austria-Hungary. The operator on board was unable to handle the instrument. however.
and they had just about given up in despair. when Miss Newell offered her services. I W. COZiDan Cotnpany tnpany Testimony in the FOrefloon. Because of this fact Dr.
Evans was, next to sirs. Evelyn Thaw, the most interesting licitness who so far has appeared for the defense. He began his testimony In the morning by stating in response to a questior from Mr. De Imes that he knew Harry K. Thaw.
He first saw him on Aug. 4, 1906, in the Tombs. and in all visited him eight titnes. Dr. Evans said he vets alone on the vieits of Aug.
4 and Oct. 1. At other times be was accompanied by Dr. Charles G. Wagner.
who testified yesterday. He declared he noticed on his visits to the Tombs that Thaw suffered from forms of insanity characterized by an exaggerated ego including adolescent Insanity. the latter due to heredity. Thaw also exhibited symptoms of having recently undergone an.explosive. or.
fulminating condition of mental unsoundness. How Thaw Was Insane. What during those visits did you observe In the mental condition of Mr. Thaw On the first visit on Aug. 4 be exhibited a.
peculiar facial expression, of the eye. restlessness of the eye, suspicion of his surroundings and of nervous agitation. and restlessness such as comes from a severe brain storm, common in those who have recently gone through an explosive or fulminating condition of mental unsoundness. He exhibited dehisions of personal character. an exaggerated ego.
and along with them delusions of a persecutory character. He thought himself of exaggerated Importance and believed himself persecuted by a number of persons." BY' au exaggerated, ego" Dr. Evans said he meant a disproportionate idea of importance of self, a belief that nets clothed with powers. capacity. and ability far above normal or above those actoally possessed." These symptoms, he said.
were characterIstic of several mental diseases. One of the mental diseases Indicated by Thaws actions, Dr. Evans declared. is known as adolescent Insanity. It is characteristic of the development period of lifefrom 10 to 40 years.
The person thus afflicted is known as having a psychopathic a predisposition to mental unsoundness. the result of heredity. Three Forms of Insanity. Another form of insanity said the witness. is known as paranotact or fixed Insanity on some subject.
The third is maniacal. where the patient jumps from one idea to another These forms and others are characrerized by the exaggerated ego. They are well defined forms about which theme can be no diffeeence or opinion" le there any specific name, doctor," asked Mr. Dermas, given toihat form of insanity wherein one imagines himself omnipresent, the ruler of the world?" That is Included In the forms of Insanity to which I have referred. Both adolescent Insanity and insanity are characterized by delusions asto self-Importance and exaggerated ego.
In adolescent insanity the patient exhibits no marked eymptorna But when the stress comes Dr. Evans took on a decamatory, tone of voice) the man does not break down as the ordinary or normal man would. There is a complete loss of mental balance, an explosive condition of the brain, the reason becomes dethroned, the wilt power is lost, and the brain is operating as a ship does In the wind without a rudderthe Palance wheel is gone. The acts of such a man are not the acts of a normal man, but show him to be guided by dieease and stress. His mind has left its moorings and yielded to diseased conditions.
On my first visit I also noticed that Mr. Thaw suffered from a rapid flow of words not characteristic of the normal mind. He showed a condition of abnormal excitement--a diseased condition of the brain." Not Like a Normal Man. fl a 0 a 13 1 Manufacturer: Importer: Retailer: ilers Manu Tartu Furniture Decoration Art Objects 203Michigan Boulevard-207 CHICAGO jeer: r-207 pFurniture lion is objected to," he declared. a because of the statement that a maternal of the defendant was insane.
The testimony's that the uncle was of unsound mind." I will amend the question, to have it read unsound said Mr. De hues. I further object." raid Mr. Jerome. ott the ground that there is no evidence here that Thaw paid honorable court to Miss I will not split hairs," said Mr.
Dental', 'and make it acquainted with her? Im not splitting hairet." aid Mr. Jerome, with some irritation. I did rot say you were; I said would mot," said Mr. Delmas. First Bound Over Operation Mr.
Jerome further objected to the question on the ground that it referred to the fact that a serious if not capital opera-tin "was performed on Miss Nesbit. 1 It is Called a severe if not a capital operation. It was an ordinary operation for began Mr. Jerome. I object," broke in Mr.
Delmas. the record does not show any such evidence." a Every question has been put to this continued Mr. Jerome, raising his voice. instill in his mind and into the minds of the jury that this operation was what is known as a criminal operation, as that is usually understood." tour honor." cried Mr. Delmas.
"I take exception to these remarks and wish the exception noted on the record, and I wish it noted on grounds of misconduct of the a To any normal mind," continued Mr. Jerome, the impression that would be carried by these statements is that the operation was of a criminal nature. If they will exclude such an operation as this I am willing to let the question go. Their unwillingness to do this is in itself proof that they desire to make that impression on the witness." You did not object to this question said Mr. Delman.
"i No, yesterday I didn't realize what it If you will give me, the weird of the defendant's counsel," continued the district attorney. that they do not know the character of this operation. I ant willing to let go." give my word I don't know," replied Mr. Delmas. didn't say you.
I said defendant's counsel. give you time to consult with your associates." I don't care to do was Mr. mat' reply. Then you do want to make this Insinuation?" snapped Mr. Jerome, pointing his finger at Mr.
Delmas Accuses has ths hat ad oat hat 5. 111 1 7 Abit Ntt? vet) CIO) e4.11 11011 A I I' WI ate met today Senator Hayman moved that the reading of the official journal be dispensed with because of the desire of many senators to read the latest developments in the Thaw ease. The motion wsa adopted without dissent rekr F4?) Az Rinds-alpricesand erpecialy boois ft, Argit7 'V NEW VAUDEVILLE COMBINE Is EFFECTED AT NEW YORK. 4 Keith and Proctor Join with P. B.
Williams and Oscar Hammerstein-- Means Peace Instead'of War. CCA' New Toxic. Feb. 12.tSpecia117-After an ell night session a great vaudeville combination was effected today between Keith and Proctor. Percy G.
WillierneendOecar The new combination le to be known as the United Booking of we searched for evidences of drug habits or serious disease; there was search for tremors; we tested the sensibility of the surface of the body; we also tested the power of recollection and perception, examined the cranial nerves. and submitted Mr. Thaw to all the ordinary tests as to mental Dr. Evant said the next visit was on Sept. Many Of the previous tests were repeated.
We asked various questions, and the prisoner gave his own answers to them. and made a diagram with matches Mr. Jerome objected to the diagram, but was overruled by Justice Fitzgerald, and the witness was told to proceed. Mr. Thaw took matches and toothpicks and placed them so as to show positions, which may have been clear to him but were confusing to me.
I did not think his explanations were clear or logical. What was his condition on that der?" He was calm, less suspicious. and more confiding than on previous visits. While he still showed some nervous agitation, and the peculiar glancing from side to side as if to be sure there was nothing wrong. in a general way he was more composed.
His manner was more deliberate, although he still had an exaggerated opinion of his own importance." The next visit Dr. Evans described was on Oct. 1. This time." he said, Mr. Thaw was extremely cordial, and talked to me like a brother or friend.
He still, in modified manner. continued to dictate the course of the conversation, but not so much so as he had done before. He was still quite nervous, but there were no such suspicious glances." The eighth and last visit Dr. Evans said We had a protracted Interview with Mr. Thaw, in which a subject near to his heart was discussed.
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drAl. 'Again Mr. De Imes noted en exception to Mr; Jerome's reinarks. I must earnestly protest against this," he exclaimed. The diStrict.
attorney strangely forgets his character and position when he charges me with an attempt to deceive He must ondeliberatiOn see the injustice of this Implied. disoOurtesr." I see injustice plainly." said Mr. Jerome, but not in my remarks. I will ask tilts witness what te understands by the operation In the hypothetical question." May I ask the learned district attorney where he got his information as to the suavely suggested Mr. Delman.
Yes," said Mr. Jerome sharply" Did you get It without violating a fidencer Did yOu get It from Mrs. Thaw No. "From her plizzsician?" Then where did you get it?" "'Yrorn her mother." .40. did heir mother perform the operation' "No, but she was there and knew the charteter of it" The matter finally was adjusted at the suggestion of the court by Mr.
Delmas striking out of the hypothetical question the description of the operation as serious, if not 11, a 4 4 Sends much Desired Message. I believe I can help you," she volunteered and the instrument was turned over to her. After a few moments of study the vctreless message, which was a telegram of congratulation to the emperor upon the occasion of his birthday anniversary, was shot off through the air. But a young woman who understood the intricacies of this instrument which was such a puzzle to them could not be understood by the members of the commission. They talked to her, and asked her questions, and before New York was reached they' had agreed that she should visit Hungary as the guest of the nation.
You have helped us out of a dilemma, and we want to reward you," said Artiste Desswffy, secretary of the Hungarian parliament, a position which in general corresponds to speaker of the hours in the United States. Miss Newell smiled, blushed, and returned to Chicago. and the incident as she believed, was closed, when last Christmas a bulky letter was received at her residence, 433 West Monroe street. She examined it, and found that it was nothing less than an invitation to be the guest of Hungary, and to be the leading person in a program of banquets that had been drawn up by members of the commission. Three Weeks on Continent.
On Jan. 5 the operator left her key in the Parrotte building and started on her travels. She had nearly three weeks on the continent The program included a reception at Plume, a port of Hungary, where eight members of the commission met her. There was a banquet at which Count Marco Alexander, governor of presided. Then there was a banquet at Abasala and many visits to the houses of rnembera of the nobility.
all of whom were much interested in the American telegraph operator whoseemed as much at home among the members of parliament and nobility as among the wholesale houses of Market street, Chicago. It had been planned that she should be permitted to take Secretary Desswffy's seat in parliament. on the opening of that body, and, for few minutes, wield the gavel, but there was no seesion during January and Miss Newell was compelled, to return to Chicago without sitting in parliament She has been invited, to return when the second peace conference is held, however, and she hopes to take her seat in the august body then, Ends Trip at Desk. 'The trip ended when she donned her working garb and returned to the little telegraph eitice over which she presides. 0 yes, I am extremely proud of all of my adventures, but this is good enough for me." she said as she glanced at the furnishings of the (Mee.
We handle lots of stuff here in a day. all of the work of the wholesale district. and I think that this is the work for me." i NEW LIGHT ON SOCIALISM IN LECTURE AT COLUMBIA. In the disease you describe how do 'aft conditions differ from the conditions in a normal man who speaks rapidly?" An ordinary normal man speaks more or less deliberately on all matters of grave importance. be talks slowly, and his ideas come logically and connectedly.
In a man of unsound mind the Ideas come rapidly tumbling over each other, jumping from one subject to another that at once leads a trained observer to suspect unsoundness of mind. To rue it means that the mind either haa recently come through or is just going Into a severe mental storm; in, other words, It is either the twilight or dawn of a state of mental unsoundness or explosion. By delustione. I mean false ideas out of which a man cannot be arg-ued by logical and ordinary arguments. Mr.
Thaw exhibited what I believe were false ideas, which my arguments could not shake. On my next visit to the Tombs I observed that Thaw was still nervous, agitated, and had the peculiar expression of the eye familiar with mental I also observed his suspicion of me and all around him. HA, still exhibited the exaggerated ego and seemed disposed to tell rue what to do as examiner rather than follow directions. He still exhibited delusions of persecution, a condition of revolt against these fancied persecutions because they were unfair. Unlike melancholy, in this variety of mental disease there is a condition of exaltation." Dr.
Evans next described his third visit to Thaw Sept. 19. Mr. Thaw exhibited delusions of suspicion, lack of confidence in his advisers, and an explosiveness of mental makeup characteristic of a person of unsound mind. There were no hallucinations.
Mr. Thaw dismissed the physicians and had an argument with his counsel which I shall not i 1 i i' It i 1 Al 1 1 i 1 1 Vir. IL Nal lock, an, English Authority, Attacks Doctrine That Labor Is the Source of All Wealth. The directors are B. F.
Keith. F. F. Proctor, E. F.
Alinee. A. Paul Keith, Percy Victor G. William's, J. Maloney'.
and William Hammerstein. Officers of the combination will be: E. F'Albee, general manager; Percy G. Williams, business manager; B. F.
Keith, president; F. Proctor, vice president. land A. Paul Keith, and treasurer. Since the union of the Keith and Proctor forces, Percy Williams Hammerstein have been working together In opposition to Keith and Proctor.
It has been known In vaudeville circles that while 'Williams and Hammerstein have been able to take care of themselves, they able to do it by, Importing foreign vaudeville artists at big salaries. These foreign artists among whom Is Vesta Victoria, have been such drawing cards. it is said. Keith and Proctor felt it wise to get Hammerstein and Williams Into the syndicate if possible. It was announced today that fair contracts will be entered into between the managers and artists regarding the.
theaters In which they are to play. No salary cuts are expected. The combination likely will include the Poll circuit through New England. and the new booking agency then will have nearly every vaudeville house in the country on its lists. It will be able to give artists contracts the year around.
The new 'combinatices 'will make It necessary for WiU1ams to discontinue vaudeville In the Chestnut Street theater. Philadelphia. which he recently setured. In order not to compete with the Keith Proctor house there. The Chestnut street house will go back to the 4 In order that Keith Harlem cpera house may not compete with 'Williams' Alhambra theater, around the corner on Seventh avenues the stock company.
-which has held forth for y-c-ars at Proctor's One Hundred Twenty-411h street house, near Third avenue, will move over tto the Harlem opera house, and vaudeville will move in at the One Hundred and Twenty4ifth Street theater. Keith and Proctor's Fifth Avenue theater also will become a stock company It Is said William Morris, who has been doing Williams and Hammerstein booking does not fee frozen out! by the new combination, as he still-has a' number. of theaters on his list. Permanence in Decoration Is secured through the use of our new hanaground colors, which are based on a new vegetable and earth Substitution of these colt ors for those now genenk ally used prevents the unfortunate effects that result from fading. We are offering as a specialty for certain kinds of surfaces a hand; ground lead which' for softness of tone excels any lead we have known.
1 Jerome Objects Again. further objected to the question on the ground that it stated Mrs. Thaw had told her husband that Stanford White had spoken to her after her marriage. The district attorney said the evidence was that the girl passed White and heard him say." Evelyn. Mr.
Delimits accepted an amendment to the question. Then Mr. Jerome consulted his notes. al can't carry such a question as this in my head." explained the district attorney. not.
commented Mr. Denim in a torte of tolerance. Certainly not." rejoined Mr. Jerome; that would be an illusion. At this retort there was considerable laughte.
Mr. Jerome further objected to the question on the ground that it said White was not visibie to the young husband at the Martin. Mr. Jsrome said there was no such evidence. aLets strike that out, too," said Mr.
Del-Mr. Jerome had still another objection. The Question declared that at Madison Square garden Thaw's eyes suddenly lit upon" e. a I dont want to appear captious." said Mr. Jerome.
but I want this question straight todaY. Me. Delnes made the question read a Thaw saw, White." One Arm, or Two? WEARY OF BROWNSVILLE QUIZ; SENATORS' INQUIRY LAGGING. Investigation of Pormer Members of Two Companies l'imishedWitness Tells of "Attack on Garrison." Positive of Insanity. Doctor," asked Mr.
Delmas, as a result of your visits to Mr. Thaw did you form an opinion as to the then mental condition. of Mr. Thaw Yes." The witness said as the result of his first three visits he formed an opinion, and as the result of the last five visits he formed another. What was your opinion after the first three as to the mental condition of the defendant -with reference to his mind being sound or unsound.
I was then and any now 'firmly of the opinion that during the first three visits Harry K. Thaw was of unsound mind because of a diseased Ana resultof your observation during the last five visits did you form am opinion as to Mr. Thaw's mental condition?" I dick The disability of his mind as still impaired, but seemed bettec than on the three former visits." Was that improvement stationary or gradual?" In my opinion gradual." What, in, your opinion, was the condition of mind the result or sequel of?" Doctor's Idea Summed Up. arn of the opinion that he was suffering from a positive disorder or derangement of mind as a result of hereditary predisposition. I am of the opinion that there was additional exciting causes inithe order of stress, strain, and ordeals ofthe mind which formed a brain storm or mental 'explosion which left Its traces behind." This brought Dr.
Evans to the battle between Jerome and Delmas over the hypothetical otiestion which has been detailed. This legal battle ended the day's proceedings. Before adjourning Justice Fitzgerald suggested to the attorneys the saving of tune in every possible way. "Time may be saved," be said, "It these letters, if they are to be examined by any other expert, be given to him that they may be read out of court. I would also suggest that if this hypothetical question is to be asked again that a revised copy of it may be made in accordance with the agreement reached today that, time may be saved in argument" Court adjourned at 5:07 p.
tn. until tomor New 'York. Feb. 12.W. H.
Ma flock of England delivered a lecture today on socialism at Columbia university In cooperation with the public lecture bureau of the National Civic federation. The lecturer attacked the doctrine held by many- that labor is the only source of all wealth. This he asserted, together with the tifteor3r that socialism meant an equal distribution of wealth. was what made socialism attractive among a certain class. The lecturer reviewed the writings of various political economists on the doctrine that labor Is the source of all wealth.
pointing out the so-called fallacy of this view. He said the agencies by which wealth are produced are threeland, capital, and labor. By land le meant all the forces and spontaneous gifts, of nature," he said. As to these there is no dispute. Dispute arises only In connection with the agencies supplied by man.
Of these capital is one; but capital. whatever may be its nature, represents human agenclee that are past, not agencies that are actually operating in the present. and would be absolutely sterile unless living human effort made use of it. It Is, therefore, on the nature of the living Industrial effort Involved in the production of wealth that the whole discussion turns; and this living industrial effort is, bY the orthodox economists, comprised under the single name and the single category of labor. If labor be taken to Include Industrial effort ot all kinds, to say that labor Is the source of all wealth Is a platitude: and to Lay that all wealth ought to go to the laborers is like saying that all wealth ought to go to the human race.
We have no foundation here for any of the distinctive doctrines of socialism. I shall point out when I next address You that the varieties of human effort Involved in the production of modern wealth are not one. but two; and that these differ not only In degree of productivity, but In kindin the nature of their operation: and that economists who attempt to explain the production of wealth today, while giving a single name to two different kinds of effort, are like a man who insists on putting his hands into I boxing gloves as a preparation for taking to pieces the delicate works of a chronometer. The first thing. then, for us to do Is to take up the problem where the orthodox economists leave itto go on where they leave off.
It Is to take this mass of unanalysed Industrial effort which Is Involved in the production of wealth in modern civilized communities, and see of what different kinds of effort the great total consists, and how one kind is connected and cooperates with the other. This questionthe question of how wealth Is producedis the first question. In point of logic. with 'which It is necessary to deal In considering the socialistic theory as to the manner In which it ought to be distributed." The question of how wealth is produced will be taken up In a subsequent lecture. The Tobey Furniture Company 1 Wabash Avenue and Washington Street LYNCHING HEARING BEGINS; TWO WITNESSES MISSING.
Nen Relied Upon by the Government to Identify Members of Chattanooga Mob Have Disappeared. Again Mr. Zerome Objects. Mr. Delmas asked Dr.
Evans to state his conversation with the defendant on Sept. 19. Mr. Jerome objected to this on the ground that the alleged statements were made subsequent to the homicide. Mr.
Jerome said: The statements made by a man in prison in his own defense are not admissible -under any dircuenstances. But if they claim that the man was-insane at the time of the examination as well aa when the act was committed. then I am perfectly willing that these conversations shall go in." Justice Fitzgerald sustained Mr. Jeromes objection and Mr. Denies proceeded to question Dr.
Evans. Mr. Jerome objected and wrangled over the question until it was put aa follows: Were oral statements made by Mr. Thaw material In the formation ot your opinion as to his mental condition?" Yes." Were the conversations necessary to enable an expert to form a correct judgment as to this defendant's mental condition?" They were not entirely necessary," replied Dr. Evans.
but were highly important." Now, what was it Mr. Thaw said?" District Attorney 'Jerome objected on the ground that the answer involved unworn 1 statements of a defendant not shown to have been of unsound mind. I repeat." said Mr. Jerome, that I have no objection to this expert stating whether or not Harry Thaw was insane at the time of these examinations. If the doctor says Thaw was insane, then the conversations can come in." Justice Fitzgerald again sustained the district attorney.
The deferse, noted an exception. More Insane Symptoms. Dr. Evans then went on to the text visit on Sept. 22, at which Dr.
Wagner also was present. We examined his general attitude, his manner of entering the room, manner of thought. and general deportment. He still had the glaring of the eyes, was still highly nervous, and still suspicious of every one. If while he was conversing with Dr.
Wagner I should move into a portion of the room where be could not see me, be would at once change his position so that he would get us both in his line of vision. Again he exhibited the exaggerated ego, the air of self-importance. and the disposition to direct me rather than be directed by me." When did you next see him?" asked Mr. Delmas. On Sept.
27. when, with Dr. Wagner, we went to the Tombs for the purpose of making a phpsical examination. which was done, Mr. Thaw being examined from head to, foot.
We examined the body as to general nutrition; we examined the heart and the pulse; tion; we examined the heart and the pulse; Noe Washington, D. Feb. 12.Senator Foraker has about completed the examination of former members of companies and of the Twenty-fifth Infantry, and expects tomorrow to examine former members of company as to their alleged participation In the affray at Brownsville, Tex. The senate committee on military affairs. which is conducting the inquiry.
is tiring of the proceedings, Today Thomas J. Green. who was the quartermaster sergeant of company told of seeing flashes from guns followed by reports of the guns. He said that the shooting came from the town. Om cross examination he said that he had never told; any one of seeing the from the guns, and that he did not consider It the duty of an enlisted mark to Investigate the effects of the shoot: Ing.
According to Green's account he did not sleep wefl and was awake when, the first shot was fired He said he rose in bed and saw the firing, and that it 'was apparent to him that an attack was being made on the garrison. After that he dressed and assumed his duty upon the call to arms being- sounded. Saw Soldiers Cleaning Guns. San Antonio. Feb.
Specia1.1 Mayor Combe of Brownsville was the only witness before the Penrose court-martial today. The feature of Mayor Combe's evidence was the admission by Maj. Penrose made twice, that it seemed there was no trouble if the negroes shot up the town. Mayor Combo also testified that Maj. Penrose the morning following had taken no steps to inspect personally the guns of his command immediately after the shooting.
but that he had left the duty to a noncommisisoned officer. Witness saw soldiers cleaning their guns early next morning, and was under the impression that Maj. Penrose and Lieut. Greene were present. ft must still object," said Mr.
Jerome, to the Statement that Thaw pulled a pistol from his overcoat pocket There Is no evidence where the pistol came from." Make it read pulled a assented Mr. Deimos. Mr. Jerome objected, lastly, to the statement that Thaw held up both arms after shcboting 'Whites claiming the evidence was that only one arm was up. Mr.
De Imes ordered the court pber to make all the corrections, and then asked Dr. Evans if he understood the question as amended. 11 Here. Mr. Jerome interrupted to insist that when the direct question was put It ithould be in the language of the New York statutes.
as to whether the man committing the act. was capable of knowing whether it was right or wrong. I will be glad to accede to the demand of the district attorney for the definition of Insanity in the statutes of this state. The law is so clear it cannot be improved upon, certainly not for the purposes of this defense," said Delmas, who then turned to the witness and asked: Insane, Says the Doctor. Doctor, after hearing this question and reading these letters, bearing in mind all you IIM't heard of this case that has been introduced in evidence and excluding everything else.
is it your opinion that the defendant on the night of June 25 did or did not know his act was wrong?" do not believe that he knew the act was wrong." answered Dr. Evans, slowly and distinctly. Mr. Jerome objected to the form of the answer. and to conform with the law Dr.
Evans repeated: It is my opinion he did. not know the act was wrong." '4 In your opinion did he then know the nature or qualities of the act?" In my opinion he did not." In your opinion was his inability to know the quality of the act, or that it WEL3 wrong "In your opInion was his inability to know the quality of the acts or that it was ft ((0 1 Chattanooga, Feb. I Taking of in the, case of Sheriff J. F. Ship.
a number of his deputies and several alleged members of the mob on the charge of contempt of the Uzilted Supreme court, growing out of the lynching of Ed Johnson, a negro. in thiscl tyon March 19, was begun today before Special Commissioner J. D. Maher. It became known today that A.
J. Ware, formerly a justice of the peace, and Joe Franklin, a former colored constable, have disappeared from the city. These were regarded as two of the roost important of the government witnesses, and at present no trace of them can be The defendants claim to be equally, ignorant of the witnesses' whereabouts Ware is known to have beenst the and it is said that the government relied principally upon him to establish the identity of certain members of the mob. Five witnesses were examined today. Three of them were newspaper men, and their testimony related largely to publications of certain orders of the Supreme court The manager of a local telegraph company was examined as to the date of the receipt of certain telegrams and-a former private secretary to United States Judge Clark concerning the deliverr of orders.
4 secretary to United eon- ce ming the delivery of orders, Papers May Print Thaw Story, Washington, D. Feb. The postoffice department has found it impossible to carry out President Roosevelt's suggestion that newspaPers printing full and disgusting particulars" of the Thaw trial be excluded from the 'United States mails. The difficulties of the case are so many that the officials of the, department are certain that nothing can be done. The department finds It difficult to make any inflexible rule, as no single regulation would be likely to cover any two cases.
Aside from the matter of deciding what should and what should not be permitted to go through the mails it would be a task involving all sorts of Altogether the postoffice department finds Itself up against am extremely difficult proposition. and It Is not at all likely that any regulation will be forthcoming concerning the printing of Thaw testimony. All Want to Read Thaw Case. Jefferson City, Feb. the sea All Want to Read Thaw CaSe.
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Sign Papers Covering Wages and Working Hours. Cleveland, Feb. covering wages and working conditions of the engineer employed on the lake steamers were entered Into today for the coming searn by the Marine Engineers Beneficial association and the Lake Carriers association. The terms of contract are practicallyi a of that of last season. The and the Lake Carriers ocia astttion.
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