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( ,1 , I A. WOLTEE MUST DIE'
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ER OF MISS WHEELER.
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' I Defendant Remains Stolid and Indif-
ferent to Last and Refuses to Com-
1 . meat - Found Asleep in' His Cell
I When Called Upon to Hear Fate.
Albert Wolter a degenerate youth
of 19 years who gloated over lewd <
pictures and was "crazy" about Vv"o-
men , must die in the electric chair
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pretty 15-year-old stenographer of
New York. After only one hour and ;
fifty minutes of deliberation a jury in
, the court of special sessions found
him < guilty of murder in the first de-
gree at 10:30 o'clock Friday night
bringing to a close a trial marked by
Its swift movement and its testimony
i His counsel said with eloquence that
Wolter was too tender hearted to hurt
i a cat but twelve men decided that he
toad strangled Ruth Wheeler and j
thrust , her , while yet alive in his fire-
place : , where , soaked with oil her
crumpled body writhed and burned.
With the same wax-faced : ndiffer-
I ence that he had shown throughout
j the trial , Wolter evinced no emotion
9 I when the verdict was announced.
. With almost inhuman complacency hc
had been found asleep in his cell while
r the jury was deliberating. He will
J I i > e sentenced on Wednesday.
f The jurors themselves showed emo-
M I Iit I tion while the boy who must dic
I showed : none. When asked if they
: liad found a verdict William V. Kulp
foreman : , answered 'n a shaking voice ; ,
"We have , " and announced that they
Jiad found Wolter guilty of murder in
r , the first degree.
No relatives of the murderer
in court to hear the verdict. His aged
parents were in court during the af-
ternoon. Wolter refused to talk. "r
\ don't want to talk tonight , I'm tired ,
and I want to get a good sleep first. "
COTTON FRAUD IS DISCOVER .
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f . . Forged Bills of leading Are Sent to :
ti . A severe ' shock has been experi-
enced in the Liverpool cotton mark .
. according to Friday's Shipping Ga-
rette , in the discovery of forged bills
of lading for cotton purporting 10
have been shipped from the United
States. The quantity involved is said
to be between 15,000 and 20,000 bales.
According to the Gazette it is diffi-
cult to ascertain which bills of lading
are bona fide and which are fraud
I " lent and this point will be deter-
1 mined only upon the arrival of the
I vessels and discharge of their care
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: ' The paper adds that some eightei
! , local cotton firms may be involved.
.I FORTUNE FOR SWEETHEART.
11 loxran's Wealth Reverts to Girl He ]
I I loved Years Ago.
In 1857 a dentist of Franklin , N. H. ,
aaraed Steven Bailey fell in love with
Bur- JI I ,
bank. He was crossed in love and
1 I went west and settled in Iowa. Last
, winter he was found frozen to death
. at Juniper Springs , Colo. In all these
53 years he had not forgotten Pretty
Etty Burbank and when his will was
i probated a few days ago it was found
he had left her 40 acres of land and a ;
dwelling house near Mason City , la. .
and thousands of dollars.
Il Etty Burbank is married now and is
Mrs. Osgood , of Brookline , Mass. Her
brother Is Alonzo Burbank , president :
of the International Paper company ,
of New York.
NEARLY A SCORE LOSE LIVES
A. Disastrous Explosion In an Ohio
Eighteen of . a night force of 25 ma-
Chine men employed in the mine of
the Youghiowheny and Ohio Coal
' ompany , near Amsterdam , 0. , are
thought to be dead as a result of an
explosion in the mine late Thursday
So far six bodies have been recov-
ered. Seven were taken from the
shaft in an unconscious condition.
. Twelve men are missing.
It is thought that the explosion was
: caused by coal gas being ignited by
the lights on the helmets of the min.
Sioux City Live Stock Market.
Friday's quotations on the Sioux
. City live stock market follow : Top
beeves $7.50. Top hogs , $9.15.
Russian Minister Retires.
! ' M. de Vollant Russ'an minister to
. _ Mexico , has been retired because of
111 health and will be succeeded by
_ - Dr. A. de Stavelsky at present sec
retary to the Russian . legation at
. Carmen Granted an Increase.
Increases % of 31 1-2 cents per day
have been granted to the Southern
railways to Its 1,400 carmen.
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MARlt * \VAIX IS DEAD.
Career of Saffuiel L. Clemens Comes
to an End.
Samuel Langhorn Clemons ( Mark
Twain ) died painlessly at 6:30 o'clock
Thursday night at Redding Conn. , of I
angina pectoris. He lapsed into coma <
at 3 o'clock Thursday afternoon and
never recovered consciousness. It
was the end of a man worn out by
grief and acute agony of body.
Wednesday was a bad day for the
little knot of anxious watchers at the
bedside. For long hours the gray ,
aqueline features lay molded in the
inertia of death , while the pulse sank
steadily but late at night Mark Twain
passed from a stupor into the first :
natural sleep he had known since he
returned from Bermuda , and Thurs-
day morning he awoke refreshed , even
faintly cheerful and In full possession :
of his faculties.
He recognized his daughter Clara ; ,
( Mrs. Ossie Gabrilowitsch ) , spoke a
rational word or two and feeling him-
self unequal to conversation wrote
out In pencil : Give me my glasses. "
They were his last words. Laying
them aside he sank first into a reverie >
and later into final unconsciousness.
Angina pectoris Is a paroxymal af-
fection of the chest of baffling and i
obscure origin characterized by se-
vere pain , faintness and depression of
the spirits. The pain is severe and ;
of an oppressive crushing or stabbing
character. The attacks progress in
frequency and severity , with uncertain
intermissions , sometimes of long du-
ration to a fatal termination.
Mark Twain did not die in anguish. :
Sedatives soother his pain but his
moments of consciousness aggravated
the mental depression. On the way
up from Bermuda he said to Albert
Bigelow Paine who had been his con-
stant companion In illness : "This
is a bad job ; we'll never pull through
RIOTS RECURRING IN CHINA.
Lawless Natives Engage in Serious <
The lawlessness of the natives
which began at Chang Sha , the capi-
tal of Hunan province , China , is re-
ported to be spreading. : Advices re-
ceived at Pekin state that riots have
occurred at Ning Slang , the site df
a Protestant mission , about thirty
miles west of Chang Sha. n mission :
school at Y5 Yang , twenty miles north
of Ning Slang , has been burned. The
foreigners are said to have escajed
Foreign residents at Yo Chow - were
preparing to leave that place last ;
night. These reports were cUpled ]
with the statement that a wholesale !
desertion of the troops has taken
One hundred ! Chinese trom the Chi- ]
nese cruiser that recent'y arrived at
Chang Sha are guardingthe foreign
HEIRS LOSE THEIR UIT.
ChIcago Doctor Awarded $100,000 of
the McViclcer Estate.
Dr. L. C. H. Zeigler , of Chicag .
by a supreme court decision render
Phursdaj' , is entitled to $100,000 from
the -estate of Mrs. James H. McVicker ,
as provided by the contract he held
t o render her medicalVttendance dur-
ing her life. Dr. Zeigler lived up to
his part of the -contract for five year ,
when Mrs. McVicker died. Her
heirs attacked the contract and wbn
in the lower court , but this decision
was reversed by the Illinois supreme
ourt at Springfield today.
President of Guatemala.
Manuel Estrada Cabrera was re-
elected president of Guatemala in the
lections ended Tuesday according to
a government cable message received
at 1 ; the Guatemalan consulate in New
York. The election was tranquil and
Senor Cabrera was chosen by "an :
overwhelming majority , " the dispatch ]
Coal Lands Withdrawn.
Secretary Ballinger of the depart-
ment of the interior has withdrawn
from entry at proximately thirteen
and a half million acres of- . coal lands !
in southeastern Montana believed to
contain valuable deposits , pending ex
amination and classification as to their
Antelope is New Specimen.
Edmund Heller the zoologist , of
Riverside Cal. , who accompanied Mr. :
Roosevelt on his African hunting trip
has decided that the sable antelope
killed by Kermit Roosevelt , is a new
species peculiar to the Mombasa re-
gion and not heretofore described. It
will be ' named the Roosevelt.
. Players for Omaha.
President' Johnson of the American
Baseball league Thursday announced
the following releases : By St. Louis
to Omaha , B. E. Shotten , J. M. Corri-
Shoots Wife and Self.
'hillip Berry of Bloomington , 111. ,
1ged 43 , shot his 21-year-old wife and
himseI Thursday. Both will die. Re-
c ntly the couple quarreled and sep-
Diamond Ornanjcnt Stolen
During Wednesday night a diamond
ornament was stolen from the greatly
revered image of the Virgin In the
Uspenski cathedral in the Kremlin ,
at Moscow , Russia , and many precious
stones were cut out of the frames of
the pictures of the saints.
Sir John William Schroeder of Lon-
don , ' head of J. H. Schroeder & Co. ,
bankers , died Thursday. He was born
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SITS UNMOtiLi ) AND CA i > ! .
Hostile Array of Facts are Face h'
No prisoner on trial for his life ; i.
the New York courts is ever remem
bered to have faced such an array 0
hostile facts and heartreridering - . . " . . * 1 - t".t1 -
mony with stolid indifference a.s d' : '
Albert Wolter "Wednesday when con
fronted with the charred fragment :
of the body that once was ] RuH
' Wheeler whom he Is charged witt
luring to her death in his flat not
Phillip O'Hanlon , a coroner's phy-
sician , testified that Ruth WheeleJ
had been attacked before she Wa !
murdered and that there was stil
life in her 'body when it was soake ;
with kerosene , jammed up the chim
ney of Wolter's flat and set afire. Ht
had found human hair ' not her OWl
adhering to the burneu fingers. There
fore he knew she had fought for he
honor. There was soot in the lungs
A corpse does not breathe. Ther
fore he knew a living and still senti
ent body had inhaled smoke anc
During this testimony , which mad < <
the jurors fidget in their chairs , Wol
ter sat listlessly scanning the jurors
the grewsome exhibits themselves . . . . - . anc . . . . . .
his lawyers. He gave no sign of emo
tion when Adelaide Wheeler , 19 year :
old and said to be an extraordii
resemblance to her ' sister , took th- -
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With perfect poise the girl identt
fled a braid of artificial hair that ha
been her sister's , bits of underc10th
ing that she knew by their texture
jewelry Ruth had worn , and lastly ;
which came as a surprise to the de
fense , a seal ring engraved with Rutl
Wheeler's initials and which wa :
found on the body. The prosecutiol
will contend that this clinches beyon
doubt the previous identifica
which it had been thought the defensr :
would attempt to overthrow.
ART SWINDLE UNCOVERED.
Hundreds ot Americans Have Bcm
The revelations made in the case < 0
Count de Gatigny who with tht
countess , is being examined at Tours
France on a charge of having misrep'
resented the origin of paintings anc
the : antiquity of furniture purchasec
by Mrs. Chas. H. Paine of Paris , bu
formerly of Boston , have caused a pro
found impression in the world of ar
and served to open up the whole ques
i6n : of the many sided traffic in * shan
jaintmgs , other works of art and an
Although the declarations of Henr
Rochefort , editor of the Patrie , re
garding ; the Rembrandts may consti
ute a satirical exaggeration , it ; is the
general 'opinion ' that there is sonit
truth in his assertion that celebra
ollections in hundreds of homes h
America and elsewhere contain spur
ious Rembrandts as well as copse
of other masters. / '
* Rochefort ! has said that 80 'Pe !
cent -of the "Rembrandts" owned h
America : were forgeries.
"I have seen so many 'Turners , ' '
said M. Rochefort , "that I have almos
decided that Turner never existed. HI
could not have turned out the work :
attributed to him. if he had lived 201 (
years. It is the same with the Rem
AFRICAN M. E. CHURCH.
. early $20,000 Raised for Work II
the Past Year.
Nearly $20,000 was raised for the
work of the African Methodist Epis ]
copal church in the fiscal year jus
ended according to a report made t.
the financial board in session in Wash
ington Wednesday. Bishop Grant 0 :
Kansas City is presiding.
Rev. John Hurst , financial secre
tart' ; ' reported that after reservatioi
for educational purposes , church ex
tension , superannuation of minster :
and provisions for their widows anc
children , nearly $100,000 was reserve
for the general treasury of the churc
for payment of salaries of bishops ;
general officers and denominationa
Crew Is Rescued.
The crew of the British Indiar
Navigation company's steamer Satarz i
which went ashore on the shoal rock :
near Newcastle , N. S. -W. , Wednesday
were rescued by the steamer Arari
and I landed Thursday.
Trans-Andtno Tunnel Opened.
The Trans-Andine railway tunne.
was i formally opened Tuesday. Th
tunnel is 12,000 feet above sea leve.
and links the republics of Chile anc
Once Rich ; Now Penniless.
Edward M. Field , son of Cyrus W
Field of Atlantic cable fame is ir
Bellevue hospital , New York penni-
Jess and suffering from neuphritis.
Revalee Gets Life Sentence.
Charles Revalee pleaded guilty ai !
Richmond , Ind. , Wednesday to the
murder of Mrs. Frank Allison and was
sentenced to imprisonment for life.
Gotch In Training.
Frank Gotch said Wednesday thai
arrangements had not been complet
ed for his championship contest with
Zbyszko. Gotch is training at Minne-
apolis and declares himself in excel-
Vanderbilt's Horse Second.
W. K. Vanderbilt's Defender finish-
ed second in the prix Ru Bias which
was run at Tremblay France , Wed- .
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ACCUSED OF KIDNAPING CHILD.
Two Men of Hildreth Arrested and
Jeff Current and L. L. Bever of
Hildreth , were arrested Tuesday even-
ing , charged with kidnaping a child ,
the son of E. Current , brother of Jeff
Current. Hugo Ohms has been sub-
poenaed as a witness. Tuesday morn-
ing Mr. Current came in on the pas-
senger tram and went to the home of
his brother , stating that his wife , from
whom he has been separated about
two years , had written to him , desir- ;
ing that he come for the child , a boy
of six. He requested his brother to
go for the child , who was with his
mother at Upland. Current's automo-
bile was out of order , so he hired T.
L. Bever to take him over to Upland.
They took the child to Jeff Cur-
rent's three miles east o'f Hildre : ,
where the father had remained.
The following day Mr. Steinke 1 the
boy's grandfather , swore out war-
rants for the arrest of Mr. Current _
and Mr. Bever on the charge of kid-
naping - . . . ,
Mrs. E. Current has a suit for di-
vorce pending charging non-support
and desertion. Mr. Current is contest-
ing the suit , present'ng as evidence
a receipt for fifty dollars paid recent-
PROPERTY LOSS $150,000.
Burlington Railway Yards at Lincoln
Gutted by Fire.
With the wind blowing a gale , a
spectacular fire raged for hours in
the yards of the Chicago , Burlington
and Quincy railroad at Lincoln Thurs-
day night. An estimate of the loss is
between $125,000 and $150,000. Start-
ing in the old roundhouse , which has
been usedj as a storehouse , the fire
spread to the material yards , the large
ice house and coal sheds. Nearly a
dozen railroad builflings with their
contents were burned , together with ]
38 cars some of them filled with
lumber and merchandise. The high
wind carried sparks and brands nearly
half a mile threatening the Burling-
ton passenger station and business
houses near. The fire was under con-
trol shortly before 11 o'clock.
Cribs and Warehouses Burn.
Fire originating at Clarks Thursd
supposedly from the sparks from a
passing engine , consumed the big
cribs of the Hord & Shonsey elevator ,
the implement warehouse of M. Kok-
jer and four large barns before it was
finally gotten under control by the
Raid on Eagles.
Persons who voted for a dry LIn- :
coln under the implied promises that
the clubs would not be disturbed were
rudely awakened when the pollce
raided the Eagles' lodge and cartea
out some sixty cases of beer and a lot
of whisky and deposited the find at ;
the -police station.
Traveler "Declared Insane.
Monday an Italian name-d Andre
, Gerreta , lefit the train at York with
a ticket from Leavenworth , Kan. , to 1
Selena , Mcrnt. He was picked up by
the police : and turned over to the
I jcunty authorities. He was examined
I by the Insanity board and declare
Elevator at Hendley Burns
'The elevator belonging the Cen-
ral : Granaries company at H'endle
burned .to tthe ground Thursday ' 'after
noon. The fire started rn the dome of
he elevator , under the 'eaves , and in. : .
a few minutes the entire rtmilding
' was In flames.
'Shot , aml Killed. ' I
Henry Swanson , member of a. . chari
ari party -which was celebrating the.
reading of -a young couple on a farm
neax Bertrand late Thursday night ,
was shot ana instantly lolled by some-
one mot yet known.
Open Air : Entertainments.
The entertainment committee of the
rymore Boosters' club -engaged 1n :
Lising $1,000to : be spent in open air
itertainments on the downtown ,
streets during the summer.
Pollard May Not Run.
Information brought to Lincoln
Thursday that E. M. Pollard would
nQt be a candidate for congress this
year. His business in Hayti will re-
quire [ all his time.
Druggists to Meet in J4une.
The annual convention of the Ne-
braska State Pharmaceutical associa-
tion will be held June 15 to 17 at the
Rome hotel Omaha.
Fruit and Gardens SulTer.
The winter weather of last week
destroyed practically all of the early
fruit around Albion , much of which
was in full bloom. The damage to gar-
fien truck was not extensive , as there
bad been little gardening done.
Penitentiary for Chicken Thief.
Sheriff Sweet , of York , took Frank
Gano , the chicken thief , to the peni-
tentiary Thursday , where he will serve
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GETS FIVE YEAR SENTENC
McMichael : : Pleads Guilty to Gram
James M. Mcl\IichaeLpleaded : : guilty
before the district court at Plattsmoutb <
Saturday to the charge of grand lar-
ceny and was given a sentence
years in the penitentiary. Mcl\Iich-
ael by a trick worked J. B. Mikelson
a jeweler of Nebraska City out of a
diamond ring valued at $145. l\IcMich-
ael appeared a few days ago at - th'e
Nebraska City store and ordered the
ring sent to a fictitious friend " 1\Ih.rsh"
at Mynard , Neb. The ring was to be
sent by express subject to the ap-
proval of his friend. The man then
went to Omaha , and picking out a
cheap imitation stone had it mounted
to resemble the real stone. He also
had - a real diamond - set . . in a solid gold
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mounting , and an exact duplic . .av * ct..e
made with a paste stone. He gave his
name at the Omaha store as "Jack-
son . " - . . ; - . . . , . ' ' ' . , , : r . .
Going to Mynard , he presented him- :
self as "Marsh" and asked for the
ring , and while examining it made
the substitution. He refused to accept
the ring and safely made his getaway !
coming to Plattsmouth , where he tried
to dispose of the valuable stone anq
was arrested. He had nine rings in : a
purse when searched.
LEAVES WITH THEIR COL
Clairvoyant Reaps a Harvest at
ings , Neb.
More than 100 of the members of
the "swell set" of Hastings are anxious <
to find Mme. Delia Ionidos , a clair-
voyant , who has suddenly left for parts
unknown. Mme. Delia had arranged
to give a "spiritual" party , at which
she was to permit the exclusive ones
to discourse , with their dead friends
and relatives. She had hired i the
largest hall in the town , and in order
to get into communication with the 1
"spirits" she had demanded and col-
lected $5 to $10 from each of1
parties who were to attend. All went <
well until the night of the "spirit"
party. Then those who were to meet
the departed ones were on hand , but
the madame failed to appear. It was
later learned that she had taken with
her both "spirits" and cash.
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SIGNS PLEDGE ; GETS BABY.
Omaha Father and Mother to Lel
Strong Drink Alone.
"No baby unless you sign a pledge
to cut out drinking. " That was the
order of Judge Sutton of the juvenile
court , issued to Martin and Anna Vo-
laski , of Omaha , whose 2-year-old
baby had been taken away from them
by Probation Officer Bernstein.
In court the father and mother
signed a pledge to abstain from drink-
ing for one year and the child was
returned to their custody. As they
left the court room Judge Sutton In-
formed them that If they failed to
keep the pledge the child would be
taken away and that they would never
have ? t again.
MRS VAN ORSDEL IS DEAD.
itcele City Woman Succumbs to Her
Mrs. Cora Van Orsdol died shortly
after 9 o'clock Tuesday evening at her
home at Steele City , from a self inflic
ad wound Mrs. Van Orsdol , while
smporarily insane last Thursday
night , murdered her 2-year-old daugh-
ter , Janette by beating her over the
head with a hammer and then cutting
her throat with a razor. She then
secured a butcher knife from the
. kitchen and cut her own throat. A.t
i first some hopes for her recovery
r were entertained. Thewomai .
I though badly injured , was able to
write answers to questions asked her
on paper. She said that she had com- +
mitted the deed herself while tempo-
rarily Insane. Mrs. Cora Van Orsdc ]
is the widow of the late W. S. Van
Orsdol , who died about a year ago.
EIGHT WANT LICENSES.
Inerca of Cost in Beatrice Makei
In spite of the fact that the city
council has increased the license for
saloons lo $1,800 a year and ' has also
passed . drastic anti-treating ordi-
nance , there are eight applications for
saloon license now on file at Beatrice
with the city clerk.
Owing to the fact that the council
is on record favoring but six sa
loons , two of this number "will not be
able to secure licenses. Just which
of the two will be turned down is the ,
subject of much speculation at the '
prSent time . as all of the applicants
are residents of Beatrice.
The ' Cass county editor's association
met ; in Plattsmouth Tuesday and in
the evening the members were enter-
tained at a banquet given by the com-
Four Days : of Snow.
After snowing for four successive
days and with two frr.ezes with a
wind blowing almost a hurricane , the
fruit prospect around Greeley is
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MAD TRY fOR LIBERTY .
Five Flee the Federal Prison at
Leavenworth , but Two Are
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After Wild Run Three Are Surround .
ed in the Woods- Siren Calls ;
Aid from Many Farms. J
Five train robbers , serving life sen-
tences , escaped from the federal pr ' s-
on near Leavenworth , Kan. , early the
other day. Within a short time two , h _ . . .
were recaptured. At 11 o'clock the - - -
three others were surrounded in the
brush within a short distance of the
prison and it was believed all would
be taken. The men recaptured were
Bob Clark , sent up from Tyler , Texas , ,
and John Gideon , of Moscow. The three-
others were Thomas A. Kating , from
yien - " ' , Ok'la. : ; Arthur Hewett , fron
Caddo , Okla. , and Frank Grigware , one
of the oien who held up a Union Pa-
cific mail near Omaha last fall. > i
The * break for - liberty Was mad
about 8 o'clock , and was the result o !
on of the con-
a clever plot on the part
victs. Its execution was : most daring-
Two men tfere at work in the carpen-
I f er shop and the others were in the tai-
lor shop. A Union Pacific switch en-
gine had backed into the prison yarn ,
and at the sound of the whistle . . the ,
men dashed into the yard and made for
the engine. Leveling dummy guns at
the engineer they climbed into the cab *
and compelled him' to reverse his e. -
jine. The engine with the convicts
aboard , rushed through the west gate
into the open country and soon was.
speeding toward the woods.
When the escape became known ai
few minutes later the siren whistle at
the prison was sounded as a warning
to farmers to be on the lookout. The
vhistle can be heard for miles and its
sound caused consternation. At the
time heavily armed guards were , ,
thrown around the gates to prevent ' -
any further attempt to escape , white
others started in pursuit. When th . '
engine had reached a point.half a mfia
from the prison the five men ju-mpefl.
to the ground and made for the woofis .
Clark and Gideon separated from th *
others and soon were captured. Then
very available guard , led by Deputy
Lemon , _ started after the other three/
len. fiaiTa mile" farther - on .they' were .
surrounded in the woods.
THE PRESIDENT IS HISSED. Id !
Women Disapprove of Speech , by
Taft at Suffrage Meet. .
President Taft was hissed while de- rF
lIverIng an address of welcome at th , (
convention of the American Wom.if
Suffrage Association in Washingtc/ .
The manifestation of disapproval wa
not unanimous , but it was pronounced.
It interrupted the ' . President's speech .
but did not disconcert him. He wait-
ed a few seconds for the feminine sibI-
lant of reproach to subside and then
finished what he had to say.
The President was describing the
two conditions he "would impose ia.
granting suffrage to any class. "On
Is i , " he said , "that the class should br
intelligent enough to know its ow * .
interests. The theory that Hotten-
tots or any uneducated , altogether un-
itelllgent class is prepared for self-
government at once , or should imme- '
diately take part in self-government , la
a theory I wholly dissent from-but
that is not applicable to the present
sItuation. The other qualification i _
that the class should care enough for
their own interests to take part In.
the exercise of political power if it ia-
conferred upon them. If they do not ,
then : it seems. to me that the danger
js that the power conferred may be ex-
ercised by that part of the class least
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DEATH ENTERS DR. HYDE TRIAL.
: 'G. T. Twyman , Important Witness-
tor State Passes Away Suddenly.
; Death has entered the trial of Dr.
: B. C. Hyde , who is charged with hav-
ling by the use of poison killed Colonel.
I fI'homas Swope in Kansas City. It
I was ' just after City Attorney James A. . .
i ! teed > had concluded the
, t 'm sit for the State
when the an-
uncement was made that Dr. G. T
ryman , one of the
principal wit- _
nes.ses ' for the prosecution , had died ? :
'Dr. Twrman : was taken
Twjman III Saturday
an fi It has been
announced that he-
P r * abiy would be the first witness
be .called by the State. His death wasj
attrIbuted to acute diverticulitis
The opening of the case was marked' a
by 'a sharp clash
between counsel for"
the : State and defense s
. , the latter ob - -
Jectmg strenuously to Mr. Reed -
special counsel , makIncr . ' ,
0 the openmg :
statement. The objection
Drexel-Gould' " , reddl I1g.
In St Bartholomew's
York , Miss l\Iarjorie Gwynne G
daughter of George J. Gouldf " ,
, and A f\
thony J. Drexel , Jr. , of Philadelphi , \ t
were married Tuesday. . \ j
Fire Keady Wipes
The hamlet of Orleans ' N . 'y . , was r
nearly wiped out by fire. Twe my-two ;
buildings , Including the church and
schoolhouse , were destroyed. il
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