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THE BONINE TRIAL TRIALWill TRIALWill
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THE CONTENTION CONTENTION OF COUNSEL COUNSELStretching COUNSELStretohing
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Stretching Slrel hlllJt Out the Trial Hut Every ISverything ger gerIhlng Everything
thing Favors the Aoqulttnl 81111114 of thc rhoAoelleetllVntuant HieAoeuiMMl thcI
AoeuiMMl Aoou AoelleetllVntuant Woman ollla iV IteStinia Itoauniedf iif f tlio thoVast tlio1Hst IIlcI
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t IrtMent Anpoct or the Onwe OR < e from 1ramtliw Ir fromthe m mI
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The defense has unnecessarily prole prolethe prolth profthe
the th trial of Mrs 1Ir Bonlne It taigk mlellI lav lavclosed iv ivclosed
I closed eloe any day since Monday Hoa4a last Theteadmonyelicited The Thetestimony Ill IllI
testimony teadmonyelicited elicited since IIIII luce then imply Impl rose gotato roseto oa oatu
to prove pro tltat there waa a struggle in theroonh the theroom IheI
j I room of Are A rell between himself end nd Mrs MrsDoniiu M MrsBonine
I Doniiu and that the bruiset brul on lhe he legeand legeandarms lepindarmM legs end endarms
arms of the woman were due to this tklastruggle tillatrulIile thisstruggle
struggle The wrapper wrapp < < r and nd slippers upper with wifktin wlJItthe withthe
the spots of blood bloodnd and the imprint of trie tttebloody triebloody 0 0l
l blood bloody hand on the lb windori window wind till m were tetl testified tetled tetlfled ¬
fled ed to o in in corroborative sustainment susteinmentof of Mrs MrsHotlines IllllBonine MrsBonineatement
Hotlines Bonineatement statement of the killing kllllll This is issimply I IlIimplypilln Issimply
simply lIimplypilln piling Ossion upon Pelon PelonThe Jtelcmrhe PelonThe
The government overnment hat ha been heard and nd it itwas itw ftm
m was w unable to advance dvanc any ny theory tbeor other otherthan otherthan othertitan
than the unsupported umupportedtatemeet statement of the Die District DI DII Dietrict ¬
I trict Attorney that Mrs Bonine killed killedAyres killedAyrea killedAyree
Ayres with malice aforethought and alldiuilty wat watguilty wuguilty
guilty as charged in the indictment indictmentThe illdlctmLThe indlctmetThe
The testimony tutlmon submitted by b the govern government roerllment rovernutent ¬
ment confirmatory con6rmator of this contention could couldnot couldnot couldnot
not under the law secure a verdict from fromtwelve frolllI frouttwelve
I twelve oathboand oath boead men involving the tak taking taltinl tkf ¬
ing f rag of the life or liberty libert of the fit defendant defendantTo defetldtltTo defeadudTo
To the responsibility devolving on counsel counselfor coun1for counselfor
for the tb detente in having committed coumdtted to totheir tothtir totheir
their care re the life liberty and honor of ofMrs ofr ofMrs
Mrs r Hotline Olline mutt be ascribed rlbed their ted tediously ted1O1ly tediously ¬
iously and long drawn drw out at well u exheutively ex exhaustively exbauaUvelyelaborete ¬
haustively bauaUvelyelaborete elaborate presentation of their theirtide tblride theirids
tide ids of the case At least it will willi be id idmilted Idmitted d dmitted
mitted wintithe wheu the trial and nd ordeal are over overthat overIhat overthat
that Mrs Mr Boniiiesslde left nothing undone undoneto on onto
to clear up tragedy Iracedy1t and justify the tb acquittal acqnitulof
of their client morally 180rell at well at legally legallyThe legallyrime
The henlngnewapaper Ilanln < < newlipaper fiend list h beta bee in inevidence Inidellce inevidence
evidence idellce in this at sets in all other trials trill where wherea wbrehUUlAn
a bunion life It I at t stake stall The TII notorious notoriousOath DotorlouaGatb notodouGoth
Oath George Alfred AI Townsend bat b aV aVinipteil aimemoted 0 0lIl1pe
emoted lIl1pe in in hU hiallorle ht florid classical 7 aad and hia hiaturical biatrical hi hitorieal
turical analogy to influence public opinion opinionagainst opiaiollaaaill8tuthe opinlonagaiiatthe
aaaill8tuthe against the prisoner Writers of the theCsth tileIh theGtlm
Csth Ih type are at their beat wben rending reudln a amanacled aRcled amanacled
manacled Rcled victim They will never under undermy uuderany underray
my circumstances take a chance or a long longshot Ion IonHI101 longshot
shot against those who are re at t liberty no nomatter nollIi1tr nostrutter
matter how the short comings Iolllin of such ucll call callto callto
to Heaven and earth for exposure and nd pun punishment punhnlent punishtnent ¬
ishment hnlent If ones leg Ie is i long enough enollr It t Is lapossihle Ispossible I Ipo
po possible ihle to kick ki k the chained lion or throw throwmissiles tllrowmiRsilea throwmisilea
missiles at u a proper roper disUnce but it is I ex exceedingly exceedingly ¬
I cee ceedingly inlrly unhealthy unbeallh to fool with tbe mjsl bI bIne bysitires mjslness
ness ne end of even a loose jackass Jack Oath Oathunderstands OathIIluhrtRud Oathundcrstanda
understands this tbl thoroughly to 0 do one or orinure ormore ormore
more obscure local editors who semlnc semlnccasionally seml ellllocioUllIy ne necnaionally
casionally ioUllIy agitate the circumambient air airwith airwilh airwith
with editorial editoriallubrlcallou lubrication of ferocious con construction conHlmcllon construction ¬
struction structionThe HlmcllonTh structionThe
The Th GLOBE hat III noticed as a significant significantcoincidence lattlRcllitolluidence slgulflcantcomcidenee
coincidence < that those thol whole reputation riplltatlollibcrtin aa ealibertinee aalibettinen
libettinen libcrtin are nulnipcachably established etUbliahedcall eltabUahedcall establishedcall
call for Mrs Mr Boainet punishment testi testimony leatlmony teaticony ¬
mony cony or no testimony Now we w do not notwmt notwant notwamt
want to be understood u listing tllIlI that all allwho allwho allwho
who believe her guilty of murder in any ay of ofits ofil ofits
its il degrees are libertln libertines But only onl after aftertlie afterIhe afterthe
the manner u1aonerot of Horace Gretlyt OreI Greelysdefinlton definition ef efhow efhOISl ofhorse
how thieves and Democntedoweapply Democntedoweapplythe Democrats do we apply applythe appl appltlllilleren
tlllilleren the inference fnftreuce That the waa the mistreat mistreatof
of Ayres Ayr in the surmise of many that other otherfemales otllerhrualeR oilierfemales
females also enjoyed hit hi bed In the tb hotel it itH i iIt isa
H belief among tUIOIlIrItUnber Humbert That Mrt Bonine Bonintkilled Boninekilled Boninekilled
killed him on discovering one of these theterivals theseri theserivals
rivals ri vals In fnhiaarmlauggeated hi hiB arms is I suggested Well sup supposing sup1sming up uptbeae ¬
posing these things to be true truelid and these theseutterances the theutterance theseutterances
utterances are confined to those who call callfor c1Ifor callfor
for the woman a conviction convlctlonwbat what kind of ofOai t tsaint asatrat
saint Oai nl and martyr marlr martyrdo do these thereavengerlof avengcrjof avenr f Ayres Ayretmake Ayresmake Ayr Ayrmake
make him out to be belrbee bet These prurient minded mindedand mindedalld mindedand
and vengeful individuals hld vldual and they the are re not notall notf
f all alllllale males stale either ignore altogether such ucb an anunimportant menuoinqortantthing
I uoinqortantthing unimportant thing thin as atenlimohyl testimony teatillloll Their Thelrp Thelrpand pas pasliuns pa paskits
skits and conclusions alone guide ulde them Infinding In Infinding lui
i finding a verdict erdlct and pronouncing sentence sentenceSuppose HlltellceoIupp sentenceuppoe
Suppose oIupp uppoe these Christian ttw abiding people peoplelia peoplehad
J lia had l the same system of jurisprudence ap applied applied p pplied ¬
plied to their own cases cue how many man of them themwould tbelllwould themwould
would now be outside the tb penitentiary penitentiaryOr penltentiarOr
Or at all evenu how many man of them lh would wouldbe wouldbe wouldbe
be in the enjoyment of the tb reputations they tbeypossess tb tbpoesa theyposses
possess for honesty chastity and td respect respectability rpeotabilily respectability ¬
ability NOTONS NOr ONC Such ia I the evil vll In Inmankind Intnnkilld inmankind
mankind And hence hen the law and the thenecessity thefor theneceaity
necessity for law or no 811 mans reputation or orwomans orwUUlan1I orwomans
womans good name 11111 would be worth a acounterfeit Rounterfeit acounterfeit
counterfeit bank note noteNow noleNow noteNow
Now this woman Ala Ida Id Bouine it I be being beiUIr befag ¬
fag subjected to thl th lhip test of law to deter determine deternlibe deternhtne ¬
mine whether sh she h killed Ayret Ayr hi defense defenseof defen defenof defenseof
of her honor or whether betber the sll killed him hintthrough himthroulClI himthrough
through jealousy Jeelou or becau because he h spurned spumedthose spurll spurlltboe spurnedthose
those charms which had satiated tlted his hia lust luttAnd lutAnd lustAnd
And I IIlIa Ihi hit law i ia t thousand times tllll more moresearching moresearching ore
searching scientific and intelligent than thanthe thntbe thenthe
the combined intellects of the people or orcommentators oreommenlaton orcommentatora
commentators we w wy have h been referring to toIt toIt toIt
II It it i being b lnl applied with all the th ability of ofgovernment oflIovrnmetlt ofgovernment
government interpreters men well versed versedin venelin Inelin
in Its It intricacies IntrlcaclGonld Gould and andTsggart nd Tarlllut And Andso Ind8j Andens
so far frtlle the end of their combined efforts effortswhat effortwhat
I what have they established to wariant waruanldelllan a ademand ademand
demand delllan for the life UI or liberty of Mrs MrtBonlne MrsBotdne Irs IrsBonlnel
Bonlne We mean of course what have havethey lIa lIatbey hivethey
they etabtbed esublithedby etabllk lied b by testimony Certainly Certainlynot Certalnl CertalnlI
I not that Mrs Mr Bonltie was 81 the tUltI mistress e of ofAyres ofAyre ofAyres
Ayres Ayre or that the Ih waa even ven unchaste Cer Certainly Certainly ¬
I tainly taial not that there wield llted any motive motiveprior 1IIOt1 1IIOt1prior motiveprior
prior to his bllttehpt attempt to assault lIlt her In hit hitnakeditett ililIkedn hisnkednea
nakeditett Ikedn when he had Inveigled her to tohit tGIlia tohia
hit room roomThere roolllI
I There being beIo tie 1 sufekntimoite sufficient mttv It ItlIahelllor sitiblishd atttU atttUliahed
liahed lIahelllor for the tII crime ni of f liowlolde theft tt can asni 11 11I
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be and there thrla it no case ef murder made madeout madeout j jout
out outBut But Hullhert theft lit err list h been a motive established establishedby establishedby tabUhedb I
by b the defense for the staying of If Ayres Ayresand An Anand Ayresand
and tills thl motivejustffiee motive Juitlfies IIlIfie the homicide and andhence andhel1te andhens
hence no crime of murder In any degree degreehas dllrefhaa degreehe
has beejt I committed The defense stand standuiiluipenthed ataMdul1hupeathtd standsmittpeaehed
uiiluipenthed in the motive It advance aa a ahat RIOlutlon asolution
solution for the death or Ayres The state state1mas I IIle IIlehu
hat failed fallello to advance or ettablith establthadlflureut establthadlflureutor a different differentor
or a It criminal one Oh Ohl yet e It hat attempted attemptedto
to do to but IU testimony tetltllOI1 does d < HI not sustain sustainnor tuttalnnor ultlnnor
nor corroborate Itt mere m MUmMY oky not notPACT notPACT notPACT
PACT mind you unbiased reader Hence Hencewe Hencewe Hencewe
we tepeat the defense hat unnecessarily unnecessarilypaplonged unnecerll unnecerllpttplon unnecessarilyprplonged
paplonged pttplon d this trial by b submitting uballttlnlU all the thepelt thepdl thepelt
pelt week corroborative testimony tethuon test miony of ofTKRORV a aTHBOUY argnoav
THBOUY the government runt when hen It cloud bad badfailed badfaUed hadtitled
failed to disprove disproveIn
In the trial the past week eek winch t1 ach expert expertat pert
at well at corroborative testimony tlllloti waa w In Introduced Intradll1 Introdneed ¬
troduced by Mrt Mr Botiltieaj JoIIIII < < counsel o utl1 f attain sustainlag attaining ultalnla ¬
lag la her version rsloll of the killing Idllla The govern government 10 10IIIIlIt governwent ¬
ment fought determinedly determlnedl every evef step at Itt itsle Ittable
able 1 le counsel retreated before this thl convinc convincing eontlc eontlc1b eonvidclug ¬
1b lug r testimony tnthllon Wrangle after wnMI wnMItweell wrangle be between hetween
tween opposing counsel occupied apled the theJorlt ma majority mejorlty ¬
jority Jorlt f rill > t each ach days dey session Ion hut Meatre MeatreDouglass MellinDouI1 HennDouglass
Douglass DouI1 and Fulton kept up the boring borin pro process proce proer5 ¬
cess ce and 114 they the certainly made ade room for fora fora forecach
ecach a coach and MI four horses through the struc structure It stracture rue rueture ¬
ture railed by b the government On Fri Prlday Friday Frida ¬
day da teat however the climax cU was reached reachedwhen rechedwben reachedwhen
when Mr Douglass DouI wu forced by the exi exigencies exi exigencies exlIrencle ¬
gencies of the argument lUlltent going rola on to lip tiphit liphi liphis
hit hi hand off ao to speak and announce announcethat announcetbat announcethat
that Mrs Mr Bonine would not take the wit witneat witne witmils
neat ne stand in her own defense Mr Dong Donglate DoUII dourIns
late I Ins pointed out that the government having havinghad havlnrhad havinghad
had her in I ita power and being in a position positionto
to elicit from her alt the information it de deaired deaired desired
aired it was now unnecessary to again In sub subled subject ub ubtct
led her to the interrogations of the prose prosecution prORcutlon prosecution ¬
cution She had nude mad a statement to the thegovernment Ibe1r0Yeulment thegovernment
government to Detective Horn and the thegovernments the1Ornmenl thegovernments
governments legal representatives repre etllatl by that thatstatement thttatement tlmlstatement
statement tatement she he would stand or fall To Tothree Totbree Tothree
three different dl rellt persons she b related the inci incident lcIdul iacldenim ¬
dent of the tragedy She had told her heritory lIertor herstory
story tor let the government nuke the most mostof woatof mostof
of it but the be would not again be subjected subjectedto
10 to the Interrogatories of the tb prosecution prosecutionMr pro cntlon cntlonMr
Mr Douglaaa Doual has taken the correct post position poeilIollin posttior ¬
tion lIollin In behalf of hit hi client and the prosecu prosecution ptOHCUlion prosectslion ¬
lion it I in the air for no doubt Mr Gould Gouldhad Gouldhall Gouldhad
had profited by the developments dvelonta of the thetrial tlteIrlll thetrial
trial and If he now bad a chance to 0 crow crowexamine crowellubu crossexamine
examine Mrs Bouine he would ould do < I it wore woreeffectively moreeffectively ore oreeftectlely
effectively than when her statement wat watfirst w wfirt wefirst
first made of the killing after her arrestThe arrest arrestThe arreatTh
The Th government during the put week ex exhibited ex exlllbitd exhlbited ¬
hibited more feeling and gingered up con contlderably conIderebly considenbly
tlderably Mr Gould Goul < l waa especially especiallygreat 8 8rreulve ag aggreuive < <
rreulve great ve and determined but Mr Douglass Douglassgave Do Dopve Douglassgave
gave him a Roland for his hi Oliver from fromMonday fromMonday row rowKouday
Monday Morning until the UI adjournment of ofof ofof ofof
of the court yesterday yealerdayJudge yesterdayJudge aterdey aterdeylu
Judge lu Anderson wat kept buy deciding decidingpaint c1eOitUlI c1eOitUlIpl decidingphvl
paint pl tIj of law I false rifaed by eke e sets or the theother tta ttaother theother
other of the opposing counsel IOIIHIt and l on Pri Friday Prid Priday ¬
d day and yesterday aterd the time of the courtwas court courtwat conrtwa
was wa exclusively occupied by b listening lItenin to tothe tothe tothe
the able ble arguments of Mr Gould or Mr MrDouglaa MrDoull MrDouglas
Douglas Doull pro and con on the points raised raisedThe reldTbe raisedThe
The attendance at t the trial it I Increasing Increasingto illcreulu illcreuluto
to such uch an n extent that more lIIor than twothirds twothirdsof twolblrdlor
of those applying for admission are turned turnedaway turnedway turnedaway
away way daily The Th ladle form the tb bulk of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the audience and nd they the eagerly listen to the themost tbemot themat
most unprintable details imagining no nodoubt nodo nodoubt
doubt do ubi that their numbers hide lld and nd excuse excuseany excu excuItD excuseany
any ItD indelicacy chargeable Individually to totheir toIhelr totheir
their sex sexThe HXTh sexThe
The Th exhibition of a nude man Iran an would now nowbe nowbe nowbe
be accepted by blheH these faithful attendants of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the trial aa a a quite quit common place to easy It ItIt I IIl IaIt
It to become accustomed to the sexual and andprivate andprivate nd ndprivate
private or secret reservation reaervatlollllomlnrll reaervationsordinnrily ordinarily ob observed obd observed ¬
served d and prescribed pre crlbed by b civilisation and andsociety andsociety nd ndIOCIt
society IOCIt Indeed the Ih literature of the theHousehold lheouholll theHousehold
Household ouholll Physician and nd those medicalpanrpldet medical medicalpamphlete medicalptlnlphlet
pamphlete and book devoted to the repro reproduction reproduction reproduction ¬
duction of the species the relation of the thesexes IheHX thesexes
HX sexes their ailments lImenl functions etc tc need needno needno
no longer lie kept under lock and key Ire from fromthe frontthe ront rontthe
the ladle who attend the Bonine Bonl trial trialThe hl1Th trialThe
The Th literature It tame t dead and nd unexcit unexciting nuexeisl ¬
ing l g read in cold type compared to hearing hearingit hrln hrlnIt
it in court and being beln conscious that the themalea themale themales
male present are re watching watcbln the expression expreaslonon
on the faces faGe of these tblt unblushing and open openeyed openId openeyed
eyed Id listenersThe listeners liatonersThe lillenerThe
The trial will conclude during the coming comingweek comlnlweek comingweek
week and nti it it i entirely due du as stated to tothe tothe tothe
the elaborate defense of Mrs Mr Bonine that thatthe thttb thatthe
the tb GLOBKS GLOB prediction of Sunday last has braenot hasnot halnot
not come lIIe true But unless tome unforeseen unforeseencontingency all unforeseencontingency foreseen foreseencontlnlftnc
contingency occurs Mra Bonlne will know knowher knowher knowher
her fate before another SabbathThat Sabbath SabbathThat SabbathThat
That the verdict of the jury Jllf will vindicate vindicateher vindicateher Indleateher
her fair name besides restoring her to lib liberty Uberty liberty ¬
erty and to her husband and nd family falllll the theGLOBB tb tbGLoBa theGmone
GLOBB has h not the slightest IIhlelit doubt from the thetestimony thelelllonyand thetestimony
testimony lelllonyand and the facta elicited in the trial trialof trl1or trialof
of this celebrated t > case caseDebate eaa eaaDebate caseDebate
Debate was the order of the day allday alldayyesterday 11 alldayyesterday a aeterday
yesterday and nd yesterday yeltenl afternoon1 session sessionof sessionof Ion Ionof
of the court wat taken up in a discussion dl cuaaloa on onthe 011111e ontime
the oointt of law raised raisedUnited raitedUnited raltedUnlteel
United Slate Attorney Attorn Gould spoke spokefor spokefor spokefor
for more than half an hour in support Ipportt IpporttIh ci cithe t tthe
the Ih contention that the question at t issue latuewaa Iueoae issuewuone
wuone waa one for the Jnrr jut and ad waa w not a question questionfor qutlonfor
for the experts opinionAttorney opinion opinionAttorney oplnlollAttorney
Attorney Douglass clo closed ed the debate debateagain debateIn debateagain
again In speaking apekIDat at length The Th court look lookthe tookthe k kthe
the matter under advisement and at stjo stjooclock at3ooclock 11D 11Ddoolt
oclock doolt an n adjournment until 11I111I10 to oclock to tomorrow tomorro tomorrow ¬
morro morrow morning orulllr waa take tak taken The Th jury jur did didnot didIIOt didnot
not appear ppear In the courtroom daring dllrln the theafternoon tb tbahel1loo theaflernoou
afternoon ahel1looHI aflernoouMiss afternoonMiM
Miss HI Nellie Price rI 717 71 ytyTenth Tenth 1 street t it I the thevictim thevictim
victim 1 < < 111I of a sneak thief to the tune t of 70 70No 70No o oNo
No eneMa eneMaOliver srresUOliver rre t tOlivr
I porihweM
Oliver joni Jane Jon stir 141 1 street northwest lott lotttwo loattwo prt prttwo
two t to o > bills bill to the light rlwgered ability IW11I ability of ofhia orbl ofhis
his bl companionThe companion companionThe compattlon1h
The 1h total appropriations asked uk by b the de departments d dparleale dccpsrlmenteof ¬
partments psrlmenteof of the tla gowumcntfor OMrnBient rtiI1 for MM t Mar Marending rtmding r
ending 14111 June JnJD Jun 30 laoj to were IftolieWaxt loAq or prm6pooooo
16900000 6 0IID lone I than the he If estimates eat tit mates for tbe tbefiscal Ibefisal M MIi1
fiscal year ar eitdbig ettdttacThe 190 190Tl tpes tpesThu
Tl The t Washington aatierbui SMwgerbund rbulld > d will irlve irlvethe wi withe glvothe
the first 1 public eotietrt e Mert of the eacepe settee at tbt tbtColumbia Ih Ihcoaltla IkeColsmbia
Columbia Theatre tblt lht III evening lIln lIlnIi4t1t1l BtUttc BtUttcparty istcfe4ibiap
Ii4t1t1l 4ibiap 01 the Atden rIetIe Royal OI4IM pettl c cpan Cesu Cesupiny
pan party amid d Henry wolfeoh will slug 111 tol ache e
HISTORY HISTORY OF 01 A XcniilE CRIME CRIHEIn I IIn
In Which District Attorney AttorneyTajbott AttorneyTa AttorneyTalbott
Tajbott Ta Talbott ott of Maryland MarylandENACTS MarylandENACTS MarylandENACTS
ENACTS A LEADING LEApiNG ROLE ROLEThe ROLEIhe ROLETheVlurlioatlurm
The TheVlurlioatlurm Vlinllonllon 01 of r the Itinitnhle ItinitnhleWuslilnxtoii Hflltlltahle HflltlltahleullhllllClflll Itepntable11ushington
Wuslilnxtoii ullhllllClflll OltlvMi8 MeMr Mesarn I IMelt IMeltlYtritniul Ileicbrltalul Iiehibrt
ibrt lYtritniul anti Wit Wdltnr l I Uer tar fit i Hi qb and RUllllltI the In InillotiiiBiit Iudlot Ihdlotutnul
dlot illotiiiBiit IIIAIiI Iiytlie Iy time District lIdn Iol Grand Jury Juryof JuryrIwo ur urnr
of rIwo Two of the CoiinidWIor COillillhflIOllioA Co lapirstloraA A den SMItnt StollRtlonRI deneatiotmnl
RtlonRI tnt loiml Cnso AVliluli hloh I5v Itxllmlll1UIII iii > llllei < lust thHOld thlOItIelajtelIIRtlrlith lustOldIdngeThat
OItIelajtelIIRtlrlith OldIdngeThat Old Ailniee That Truth luSliHMNfer luSliHMNferTliHH is Sltangnr SltangnrIhnu 1
TliHH Klotlnn KlotlnnThe 1lotlllllTh IiotlonThe
The Th people of Washington city olt olt8Omwhat were wereaomewhat weresomewhat
somewhat surprised on n learning ledn from a apress aV aQga
press V dispatch In I the early part pf last Uatitarch lastarch at atlerch
itarch lerch arch that four our respectable cltlaemi clti of the theDistrict theDllltriet theDistrict
District of Columbia had been Indicted by bythe b bthe bythe
the grand < < rand jury Jllr of Montgomery lontgo eery county countyMaryland oouat oouatMaryland countyMaryland
Maryland on the charge of anon noa Thin is isone laone isone
one of oCthe the moat Rlo t abhorrent of crime ttlm end at atcommon atcommoa atcommon
common law la I punishable with death deathAny dithAn deathAny
Any An man manwho who has h Hen the th flames of a aburning aburnitt abtunfug
burning burnitt house redden the sky Ie at night will willrecall willreen willree111
recall that the face of o every ever spectator Of f the thelurid thelurid thelurid
lurid scene looked like a tragedy tragedyThe tlqe4yTit tragedyThe
The Tit gentlemen elltlemn who were thus gravely cravel ac accused accnlled accased ¬
cased were Thomas H Pickford the well wellknown wellknown wellknown
known grocer and nd provision detler de + ler John JohnH JohnH JohnH
H Walter one of our leading operator in inreal Inreal inrent
real estate Aaron Bradahaw and nd Granville GranvilleC
C Shaw also highly respected business businessmen bulnelUllulen businessuteri
men That our readers may clearly clearl see the thetrue Ihetrlle thetrue
true Inwardnofthe inwardnrttof the criminal erlmillalcheme scheme tint tintculminated tllltculmillaled thatculminated
culminated in this thllIefarloa nefarious Indictment Indl tmllt end endthat andthllt endthat
that the acton in It may lila be unmasked we wethall wehall weshall
shall hall state tel the feta at we have Ituelearued learned them themafter tb tbftr themafter
after ftr a thorough InveatigMion In to doing doingwe IDlnlwe
we thai follow our invariable rule to hew hewclose beWCIOH hewclose
close to the line of o truth It matters not notIn lIotIII notin
In whose face the tit chins may fly 8 8In fiyIn
In May Ma 1897 Messrs Pick Ptolelold fold and andWalter andWtter andWalter
Walter purchased a spacious matiaion built builtof bnlltof builtof
of brick and atone with the gtami lIallOI < l tn tnwhich onwhich < > ia iawhich
which it was w located at 1 Pour Corners Co ra in inMontgomery InMonllOmerr inblontgotnery
Montgomery County Md d H wae an am snmbitioua ambitioua anibilioua
bitioua structure on Iilch Its owner n btd btdexpended ba1expended hsdexpended
expended at he claim u I about fifty fin thoun thounand tbouall1 tlsowmand
and dollars and nd it waa f unfinished when whet hell ke ketold Ie80Id hesold
told it but Insured for thirty Ihlrt thoftaand thoftaanddollars thet theksanddollar atl4l atl4ldollar
dollar the risk being divided betweenor betweenaewa between betweenseven
seven or eight companies pIIII in Baltimore lIaltimo It Itwaa Itburnd Itwas
was burned down on the night of Septembx Septem September llepumb ¬
ber b < < I my J r fI97 > 97 daring darl the temporary tmporaryaof absence absenceof absenceof
of the thk M man who occupied oeoaCe tt ucuetkr at uane uaneIn caretaker caretakerIndje
Indje In Indra I cuersrW coarse of 1 1U ilmc time Mowrs ft PkJfurti PkJfurtiand Pjcdfordand 2fUN 2fUNnll
and nll waiter claimed the tb Insurance under underthe u uttderthe dr drthe
the pollet policies nolicien which had been legally as assigned a aIlIed esigned ¬
signed IlIed to them th u owners 0 of the premises premisesthe premillethe premisesthe
the aggregate amount of which wbl h they had on onrenewal onrenewal onrenewal
renewal of some of them the reduced to twenty twentyseven twentyHen twentyseven
seven thousand dollars although they the had hadexpended liedexpended loadexpended
expended a considerable sum unl on the build building buildlaf building ¬
ing ingThe
The companies as a usual demurred to topayment topayment topayment
payment on the ground 1IT0un that there had been beenan beenan beenan
an overvaluation of th tbot < property and after aftertome aftersome aftersome
some delay Messrs Iickford and nd Walter to toavoid toavoId toavoid
avoid a long and costly litigation agreed to tosettle toHttle tosettle
settle for twentyone thousand dollars dollarswhich dollMawhich dollarswhich
which turn 111 was paid Two yean later one oneJames oneJam oneJames
Jam James Hudson JI udllon au old man lIn of cloud cloudrepllttloll cloudy cloudyreputation v vreputation
reputation who bad been connected with withseveral withveral withseveral
several veral schemes cbelll In I this city one of which whichled whichled hlcb hlcbId
led to his being severely averel drubbed by a amember ameulber anumber
member of the District bar staled to anadjuster an anadjuster t tadjuater
adjuster of 0 one of the companies cOltlpanl that he hecould h hcould hecould
could prove that the house rouse was burned at atthe attbe atthe
the Instance Intllceof of Mean n Pickford Pickfordalld and Walter Welterand Walterand W tflr tflrand
and that Messrs Bradahaw and Shaw were wereparties wereparties ere erepartlea
parties to the criminal scheme Hh The COat cootpanics COatpelll coatpanics
panics pelll laid the matter Uer before Mr Kilgorethen Kilgore Kilgorethen Kllrorllten
then District attorney ltorle in Montgomery MontgomeryCounty MontaomttryCOllllly MontgomeryCounty
County Md an able ble lawyer and nd man of ofhonor 01honor ofhonor
honor who on examination of Hudson and andHis andhis nd ndIti
His Iti pretended pretend proof decided that there therewas threwa therewas
was wa no legal I < < al evidence to support the charge chargeand charveand chargeand
and be refused to institute a prosecution of ofthe 01the ofthe
the parties accused accusedMr accusedMr ccusedMr
Mr Kilgore KIt < < ore was wa succeeded by Maurice MauriceH
H Talbott He conferred with the unsavory unsavoryHudson unlavoryHudon unsavoryHudson
Hudson at Rockville Md and IbIdt at hit room roomIn roonsIn rooarin
In Wl Washington shington and nd the tll latter was wa heard to tosay tothat tosay
say that something was about bout to drop on ouMessrs onMestra 011Men
Mestra Men Pickford Plclrfordad and Walter About April Aprilad April2d Aprild
ad d one P Hopp then en proprietor of the thetoth the10th theaoth
toth Century Cafe called upon up n Mr Pickford Pickfordat
at hit hi office arid told MM that be could ar arrange arrenle arrange ¬
range matters atler with Hudson so lie would wouldnot wouldnot wouldnot
not appear and testify in tbe arson case caseand c cand caseand
and would retract the charge that he hadmade had hadmade hadde
made de for a consideration Hudson HudllOalt itshould itshouldbe it should shouldbe houldbe
be stated had a small printing prlnti plant and andwaa andwa endwas
was printing the menus for HoppaCsfe HoppaCsfeand Hopp Hopps Cafe Cafend Cafeand
and nd he b held a mortgage for seventyfive seventyfivedollars seventyfivedollars yentyfindolln
dollars on the plant On the other hand handHopp handHopp lId lIdHopp
Hopp who had been buying In srocerles racerle and andprovisions andprolon andprovisions
provisions at t Mr Pickforda store tore had hadbecome heelbecome hadbecome
become indebted l debted to him ao u far that Mr MrPickford MrPlcklortl MrPickford
Pickford refuted to credit him any anyfurther an anfurtllr anyfurther
further and ad held his note 1I0t for 5150 150 ao for the tbebalance tb tbbaiaIlC thebalance
balance due on hit hi account Acconub To draw dre him himon himon
on and develop the scheme of blackmail blackmailthat blackln1Itllat black mell mellthat
that Mr Pickford Suspected lay tayt at the bot bottom bottOil button ¬
tom of oIl1oppB Hopps proposal prupo al he h gave him at the thelaltert thelatlr theotters
otters latlr Instance a receipt in full for liit Iii ac account cccount c ceouul ¬
count but prudently retained hit hi note noteThe nell nellTb noteThe
The Tb following day Hopp and nd Hudson Hudsonwere Hudsonwre Hudsonwere
were can a riding out of town together in a abuggy abug abuggy
buggy bug going olu into Montgomery onlolllcrv county counl On Ontheir 011thr Ontheir
their return Mr Pickford made an engage engagement engagemeat a amut ¬
meat for Hopp to call at his hi office on the thenext theIIIIIt thenext
next day I In the meantime wautl he consulted consultedthe oonultedthe anultedthe
the district attorney and by 1 bit hi advice sew aawCaptain MWCaptain sewGsptaln
Captain Boardman the chief of the detect detective delctiv detectlye ¬
lye iv bureau and td arranged rrllned with him to have havetwo hav havtwo havetwo
two skilled detectives secreted oretd behind belalndsereell a ascreen ascreen
screen so as to over overhear hear Hopps Hopp proposal propoaalThat propo proposalrust l lrbt
That mercenary arrived on lime tI and stated tutedthat ltatedthai statedthat
that the insurance companies were to pay payHudson pa paHud801IU000 payHudson
Hudson Hud801IU000 Suooo ti000 to secure the tb conviction of ofPickford ofPickfordj ofPickford
Pickford that Talbott would also aeo be paid paidand paidud paidud
and ud that Hudson bad agreed red to settle ttl up the tbewhole tb tbwhol thewhole
whole matter for 10000 Mr Pickford Pickfordstated Piokfordtated Nckfordstaled
stated that ha h had not that suns 11111 in hand lIalldld lIalldldaftr and andafter andafter
after some 80m adroit parleying on onbla bit part in inwhich IIIwblcb lawhich
which Hopp Hop made mad the admission aclmll that all allbut 1111Itllt alibat
but floP 1400 which was for himself Vat w abe wbe to1M
be divided between Maurice Mattrl Tatbot TM sot Md MdHudson endihadsgst III IIIUIMIacIt
Hudson Hopp accepted jlo ffao 161Du4 a eutj 4 a not n for fortocxtt forfItIQ forfioutlp
fItIQ tocxtt fioutlp payable yb1e II in thirty tlllrtek days yea t tJH rh III IIIW st stvre
vre W pttid JII JH marked rkad Wile Ilia awl std Ort e dHlla > l
I
I who had I li stood lood wlthte wltll three feet of Hopp
II during the interview illlenl and beard all that was wassaid waaltI wassaid
said ltI followed him hi him to leis III cafe where he heJoined hejoined
I Joined Hudson who wkiwas wat awaiting him and andarrested andalrelttetl nodarrested
I arrested both of tbeki tlllll1 tk t on 0 a warrant for con conf conplrey I
f piracy which Pie1t IHctftrd Plc rQ had already irtvorii irtvoriiout MOornlUt mevornout
out lUt At the prelludhary 1Ifll hearing ring In the thepolice thepall I I01I
pall police 01I court Tilbotti Talbot who wt summoned summonedsj UllltilOnedIII
sj a III a witness tll for the government evetumeuladndlted evetumeuladndltedgltiltntly admitted admittedraluetnntl adnllttdIllat
raluetnntl gltiltntly that the ibeindlctuent Indictment lctlllnt was had hadupott hadthe hadupatl
upott the testimony telhll testiwoeyltndsou WXndeon U the pros prostenting prOlecttluc prostptiug
tenting witness witne a4 pldhet that IIM lie It had from time timeto Iinleto timeto
to lime thll supplied uppliedhl help M J with money and had hadpaid hadXid hadpaid
paid to 73 to lift the mottgegelhat mott ptht Hopp Hop held lirlden heldn
en n Hudsons printing prlnlla plant plantTke plulTh pleatThe
The Th charge of cooapiracy cotttlpllK coupincybeing being bIInlaURlBlned bIInlaURlBlnedtiller sustained sustainedthey aulainedthey
they were held to await the tI action of tbe tbegived tbead thepsfkd
gived ad jury Jur the bond teed at 51011O zooo Hopp Hoppsecured HoppI Hoppeec
eec secured red d a professions profesalohondsmah rOfe lOa bondsman by the thent theat timent
nt of If Jioo too but nsea finidton iPI was w committed committedfn
I fn default of baiir After he had been beenid beenIn beenin
id in jail j i1 for for several adi + eral days d Hopps Hoppsft Hopp
ft I telephoned Talbott that he was wastkrlatruing waaaban wasI
tkrlatruing I h t iibandiii aban iIl the arson rtIOtt case CIIA UH UHItel tillI unIeerbe
Itel I Ieerbe fee wts wa bailed and Talbott then pro proa prooftd proo
oftd o a bondsman for him himTit himalld himgrand
Tit grand alld jury promptly returned a bill billaMlatt billt billepjgat
epjgat aMlatt t Hudson and HOppfor Hopp for conspiracy conapiraeyand copil8l1aUIy conspiracya
and aUIy a they are now awaiting awaiIIIftrllt trial We w should shouldstate shouldslats laollidIte
state slats Ite that shortly prior priori to t the arrest < < rreat of the thetwo Utetwo thetwo
two conspirhtors a requisition was wllsud issued by bytke b btile bythe
tile Governor of Maryland on the Chief ChiefJustice ChiefIntlaa ChiefJustice
Justice of the SupremtbCouet Supreme Court art of the District Districtfor DItrlctlor Districtfor
for the extradition c of Meary Metara r Pickford PickfordWalter PickfordWtter PickfordWelter
Walter and their tleircodkfeedanU co coill itfendantt < < nU on hearing hearingof herinlof
of which Mr Iickfortfdeoldtd Plekfoaf4 ldad not to con contest cont contest ¬
test t the proceeding prose ding bM bttto to demand a trial trialon trialoa trialon
on the merits of the lltikr dnte and be hastened hastenedto
to Rockville aud gave aY Mfi be + t In the sum of ofthree ofthree
three thousand dollars doll dollsot far hit bl due dn appear appearance IIppearIIft appearante ¬ j
ante IIft at court courtThe cou courtThe rt rtTbe
The other parties by Mlee 1 lee of o counsel counselcatne counlelc counselcame
came c forward and submitted aubtaU ed to arrest rreat and andthen andthen nd ndtha
then secured a writ of hebea habeas h corpus to test testthe tetthe testthe
the legality of the tb extradition proceedings proceedingsAfter pr proceedingsAfter eedln eedlnAftit
After a full hearing hearintweb at l Wch ch the State of ofMaryland ofJfrland ofIteyland
Maryland was 11 represultedby represented repret by Assistant AssistantUnited AIIIIItantValted AssistantUnited
United States 81a1 District Attorney U raey SemmesJustice Semtnes SemtnesJustice StlllllleliJUltlce
Justice Bradley decided M ppou OU the tb law and andtbe andthe nd ndtbe
tbe evidence that there th faa no legal proof proofto
to support the charge that the t petitioners petitionershad petitioneRhad petitionerslied
had committed a crime crt in Maryland and andwere antiwn andwere
were fugitives from jtMlrie J and lid be accord accordingly accordInllll accordingly ¬
ingly Inllll discharged them from custody custodySoon tNtodySoon tod todSonn
Soon after this thl Hopps Hopp Nopphttotehtingdueamid Nopphttotehtingdueamidtutpaid net being In due and andunpaid andMr
unpaid Mr Pickford brought bt tllrJtt suit ult against againsthim againsthim Int Inthllll
him and lId his I endorser m the tttiliote note G Gfann M MMann MMunn
Mann before Justice of tINt Peace Bundy BundyAt BuudyAt BundyAt
At the Vial of this Ihi snit It Mr tipscoinb Lipseombiludioas tipscoinbHodwns Jlpacombnut1
Hodwns counsel in the conspiracy case cssemade ca car caseread
read made r the unheard of request nqlt t that he should shouldbe shouldbe 1I0uldbe
be frmitte > to appear M attorney for forHrHaoatto forflmsoeto
I HrHaoatto nn to pievent pI vent hia hteoermitlag cormnitting himself himselfaa
aa t I e was we to testify as a witness witne for Hupp
Time Th MQiiest was granted and a4 whenever Mr MrPicUords M MPlcJanI MrPickford
PicUords attorney put pll a question q tlon to Hud Hudton HudlOa Hudeon
ton to elicit el eit from him some mtt fact f regarding regardingthe rera rerathe regardingthe
the jofcctraent mDt meant of M tit pkWord Hitdeon HudumlrrqttpYytWLipieoud Hitdeono H HtiMft
lrrqttpYytWLipieoud tiMft r rerp i Qogrbt o otll e eos
o os the tll ground Oand that be h might lat criminate criminatehimself erttalaahiif erimfoatehimself
himself Re H however admitted that the theinsurance theIIIIIIIIICI theinsurance
insurance companies were to pay a reward rewardof rewmof rewardof
of i 1500 m for the conviction con vietion of Mr Pickford Pickfordand Pickfordand Pickfordand
and that he had no personal elllOual acquaintanceeither acquaintanceeither acquaintance cquailll1lllceeither
either with Pickford or Walter and had hadnever hadnever hadnever
never even wen ell the former until he ap appeared appeered p ppeared ¬
peared on the witness stand in the police policecourt policeCOUll policecourt
court Happs Hopp Hoopsdefenceageinstlhenote defence against intthe the note was wasthat w wtltat wasthat
that he had paid it by b services rendered in innegotiating InnelCotiltln innegotiating
negotiating the settlement of the arson case casewith caaawith casewith
with Hudson It wa w w1s u unique a piece of ofaudacity ofauddty ofautlacitya
audacity a > that of a prisoner in a court In laFrance InFrallce inPrance
France wlo wo having been convicted IIO vlcled of mur murdering nlurdrillll murdering ¬
dering fib Id parents to secure cure their property
When Wh n lie waa arraigned for judgment he hepteadfd h hplleadd hepkndcd
pteadfd that he h was an orphan in mitiganon mitiga mitigation lIIitlptOil ¬
non tOil of sentence nteace Justice IUU Buudy rendered renderedjudgment rendertdjudlmetlt renderedjudgmeutgainst
judgment judgmeutgainst against IIt Hopp and his hfeeudorer hfeeudorerholding endorser endorserholding endorrboldill
holding boldill < < that the tb receipt was not a legal die diecharge dl dlchatlftu dichulge
chatlftu chulge charge at It was given under a threat and andin udIn andin
in pursuance punua by b Hopp Hop of f an unlawful unlawfulscheme unlwflllclteme mmlawfulscheme
schemeWe scheme schemeWe cltemeWe
We should state late the unquestionable fact factthat lacltbat factthat
that during durl the trial Talbctt appeared just justoattide JUIltoatlde juaoutside
outside of the It court room in quite a atate of ofmind 01mlud ofmind
mind and tent in for Xndaun who went wentout welltout wentout
out andjfconferred privately a Vith lth hi h hip n the theovcneajuut theovcraeaJou theoverxeajuu
ovcneajuut District Attorney evidently evidentlythinking evidenU evidenUthlntdllC evidentlythinking
thinking that this penshMi t witness illle8 needed neededbracing nelddbrcln neededbracing
bracing brcln to keep him up u to the sticking stickingpoint stlcllln stlclllnpoht stickingpoint
point pointMr pohtfro pointMr
Mr fro Pickford appeared app ared from time to time timeIn thu thutn timein
In court at Rockville with his counsel counselSamuel cOlluHISamu1 counselSanmuel
Samuel Maddox Bsq HI and demanded a trial trialbut trllbat trialbut
but Talbott on each occasion had the tb cut caaecontinued cutcontinued cancontinued
continued ou the plea pIe that a material wit witness witna wi4sus ¬
ness win Wd absent Finally Flnall the UI case wee WI set setdown liltdown setdown
down for trial on November 12 a a last IBBIDd and on onita 011It onits
its It being beln called Mr Plcfcford appeared at atthe Itthe atthe
the bar of the court and announced fait IItready ko kowas h hwas
was ready for trial Again Talbott declared declaredthat delaredthat declaredthat
that he was w not ready whereupon Judge JudgeHenderson JadrtHellderllon JudgeHenderson
Henderson brought broul him up with a round roundturn roulldttlrn roundturn
turn stating sath that It was waallldut bin hiedufy duty to be ready readyat read readat
at the first day d of the tb term and he must muatproceed mlilltproceed mustproceed
proceed or dismiss dlml a the case ca in justice to totlie totll totime
time tll defendant Mr Pickford Hia associate associateJudge aaaoctateJudlle associateJudge
Judge Matter concurred with Judge Ju Hendemon Hen Hendvriton Hndroll
droll demon and aaid My M experience in this thiscourt thlacourt tliiacourt
court has h been that parties under Indict Indictment ladlotmeut indictmint ¬
mint have generally sought to defer their theirtrials Ibelrtrial theirtriais
trials trial but the tb defendant in this case c has haaperaUuntly hupenllentl hasperslsterrty
peraUuntly demanded a trial that he h might mightmeet mihtmeet mightmeet
meet hia ccuser face fac to tofece face The Die Dietrict DI DIlricl Dietract
tract Attorney Altorne thereupon by b leave Ie of the thecourt theCOllft thecoon
court entered a uol pros pro and tbe thegreat great raat con conspiracy COliaplmcy conpiracy ¬
piracy y that th came to an Inglorious end endTin endThe endTlic
Tin vindication of Mr Pickford Ickford waa thus thusemphaiiatd thusI thusemupltnsitud
I emphaiiatd elnJ > lIa id by tbe very very official who had re retortid reo reoorted resorted
sorted to sucri ere 1101 extraordinary etraominar means to fasten fastenupon tisleuupon all allUPOII
upon huh him such a terrible crime The Th Dis District DI DIlrlcl Ditrict ¬
trict Attorney A Itorllt must be conscious lit view of ofthe ofthe oftime
the tools be blllatle made mud we of the facts fect developed developediu
iu tin th smarts of this district and his re repeated repealt1 repeated ¬
peated failures to face the music In a trial trialof trl1of trialof
of the Usues ia that bat he conies out of ibis thi affair affairhorn aalrshurll sflirshorn
horn of even n the excuse of oversellout overselloutnitH rlou rlounu
nitH Hit HI inability to even ven make ma a plane planeble plalble plsusible
ble cuss IM condemned by the Ih honorable honorablejudu Itollorablejud hoaonblejudges
judu jud judges < of 0 his hi own State tal and district places placesMr pleasMr
Mr Talbott inn I in a very ery unenviable light In Inileeil Itidcl indeed
deed Irom the public bUe and legal point of ofview ofvie ofvie
view vie The iiglnhtcecnmpnieadeath Insurance conipanica death grip gripon gripofm
on lie district dltrt attorney to secure the re return reo reoturn return ¬
turn < > f the lb money Justly paid out iaaa la a a evidrum evi evident nllelll ¬ I
dent < oe H the treacherous trs erons character of the tl tel tettiiiiiiy teltlll1 teatiooamy
tiiiiiiy he Ntted upon to destroy the reps reputation repstalln pu putatl ¬ I
tation tatl < of hofloMblv 1 iuen and blast forever forevercharicteitwhJiij foIiIrcharel fiver fivercharctsts
charel charctsts charicteitwhJiij = in thin Ihicomnllulty community stand alandunimpetehiij atendulIlIpe standunintpe
ulIlIpe unimpetehiij > and dare d arc unimpeachable by byevn It Itenll byeves
eves a kid Hrttoidlttrlct district attorney attorneynyefaaWft altorisyWilla ttor17y
Willa y and nd 1110 luoy emu emucolored I Id
colored ed d Itl Pot Pullgc t tlIy ysc yscterday
terday I nyefaaWft lIy of a Shire altJtf
f
NOT FORGOTTENI FORGOTTENI FORGOTTEN FORGOTTENThe I I
The Government printing Office OfficeFondly OfficeI OfficeFondly
Fondly Remembered RememberedA
A FEW SAMPLE CASES AND AN ANAdmonition ANI ANII ANImunilioll ANddrnonittou
I
Admonition munilioll or Two Thrown Thrown Out lie liefbra U Ufotft hitsIbme
fbra the I he Kxtl IhJlhlflnn Hxlmhis host fi > ii Tak Inklfl IliiiM IliiiMSoiiiBOlthe IlnUflSoll1ltoftla iInuaSoutuortlae
SoiiiBOlthe IiullvliliinlsNnniMl 1lIllhhlllllla Nameil nlll t mill milllli 111111UhIlIH andOthers
Others UhIlIH lli in Oinlttml l If qm I Ova five Tlient An AnntliniClinnoe rthat 110 11001hIOIlA1I06
ntliniClinnoe at ftir Itnlbriu null Ooi Ooii ern ernswot 111o 111oot
swot i 0t Uahavlnr Udlmvliir A 1st It JoveiiiuiHiit Hut ICniThe I HutlihOe m
1110 1110Th lihOe lihOeThe
The Th Government Printing Prlntln Office has h for fortome forJOUle forsome
tome tlnat tl tIi a Worded very Vir little cause for forcriticism forcrltlclm forcriticism
criticism It Itlstru4nowaeithubeenfrom Itlstru4nowaeithubeenfromthe istrue I > nownsithaalMenfrom nownsithaalMenfromtbc now1 It h been fr m mthbqinlllllir
the thbqinlllllir < Deglnniag that there are on Its slat 1 of ofover 01oyer ofover
over jooo employes mplflt many unworthy perIons per persons peraon
sons aon ta well Wel8 as not a few barnacles with an anodd allodd asodd
odd hall irresponsible and wholly wholl unlit Indi Individual Indlyldual Individual ¬
vidual or individuals holding down jobs jobtfrom Job JobfroUl jobsfrom
from which wbl b even the Public Printer I is tunable tunableto unbleto unabletodtslodgethem
to todtslodgethem dislodge them And this tltili is equally true of ofall ofall ofall
all the permanent departments of the gov goveminent roventlnnt goveminent
eminent The GLOHR however for the thepresent tb tbprent thepresent
present Is I dealing dealln with the G P O and ad the theillustrations thefurlhd theIlluatratione
illustrations furnished are confined exclu exclusively uduIvely exclusively ¬
sively to that department departmentRumor departmentRumor departmentRumor
Rumor has ta reached us u that for some somecause IIOmecau somecause
cause cau we have let up on the Government GovernmentPrinting GovernmenlPrlutln GovernmentPrinting
Printing Prlutln Office Ofll The cause cau ia I that de developments eI eInlopmellt dcvelopments ¬
velopments there have been Insufficient to towarrant towarrant towarrant
warrant the expenditure of adjectives adjectivesRecently adjectiv adjectivRecelltl adjectivesRecently
Recently Recelltl however some ome of the more morenotorious murenotorlou morenotorious
notorious of o the unworthy an worth employes Iployel have havegotten betrOtten havegotten
gotten it into their heads that tbey can canagain canapln canagain
again cut t lip p and nd frisk around with im impunity 1mpunlly 1wpunity ¬
punity and that the GLOBB will not notice noticethem noticethem noticethem
them This 1hl U a delusion they the are laboring laboringunder IlIborlnlunder laboringunder
under and nd at an 11 evidence of that fact act the theGLOM theGLOD theGwen
GLOM desires to adatonlsh adpionish Captain Mar Marston HarItOll Maratom
atom that we have several 1 ream of litera literature tllerature literature ¬
ture about boat his bl past life which concerns CO ru us usnot u ulIot usnot
not and will not be made a subject for forcriticism forcritielm forcriticism
criticism criticismitis critielmItil criticismitis
itis career in Leadville Lead vllle haa no Interest Interestfor hi interestforce IreRt IreRtfor
for force ua bpt bit his hi behavior at a government governmentemploye pverulllltitelllploe governmenmtemploye
employe ha h has If there ia I not a decided and tadspeedy andspeedy aa aapeedOMtIrI
speedy peedOMtIrI change in the latter there will be besome besome
some 80 unpleasant ullplea ent facts factcitetl cited for the informa information Infonnatlon Intorenalion ¬
lion of o Public Printer Palmer and nd Grand GrandVitier GrandVIler GrandVizier
VIler Ricketts RickettsTouching IUckettaTIJucblnr RickettaTouching
Touching a few f others otberlt It is it just as a well wellfor wetlfor wellfor
for Watchman fleeting to remember that thatwhile thtwhll thatwhite
while whll a G A R a button coven a muilltwiII multitudat multitude multitudeuf
uf tins II It will wI11Io not be accepted a aIM ea a license licensefor lieei a
for It Its vvtftr wnwt arbiter efwkNetilts tds t tviOl > ge VcVIauaasMVs VcVIauaasMVsvia nias at atvice
vice to do u be pleases pie The Th a A R ex errxpeel expects IIfpecta ¬
peel from lie members In office oal correct correctdeportment correotdporttttt correctdeportment
deportment and faithful service rvlce to the gov government government ov overnat ¬
ernment Let Boering make a note of It ftThere ItThre itThere
There ia I another old blatherskite wear wearingtue wrinlbe wearingthe
ingtue title of oljorwho major who ought to be retired retiredon
on an extra pension in the interest of the thesanity tbelatlity thesanity
sanity of those whom he h aanoysand annoys nnond and physics physicswith phyicliwltb plmyafcswith
with Ids hi alcoholic smelling mellin breath Because Becauseof necauoeof Becauseof
of his hi irresponsible mental condition his hianame bl blnme hissame
name ia I omitted but he h is certainly no nolonger nolon nolonger
longer lon r qualified to draw raw thb tne tl taxpayers taxpayersmoney tupayenlIIoae taxpayersmoney
money lIIoae as ins a lie la 1llIcapabl Incapable of rendering any anyequivalent anyequivalent anyequivalent
equivalent for it itSome ItSorne itSome
Some of the dames are re becoming becomlll too toofreah toofreh toofresh
fresh since the GLOBE let up on them In the thehopcH thehOIe thehopes
hopes hOIe of their better behavior We W have haveone haveone haveone
one or twoeperatlll two exasperating cases cue in our minds mindseye mindseye Ind Indwhkb
eye which very ver very little more provocation will willinduce willhldllc willitmducs
induce UK u toexpose toexposeThere I toexpoeeThere Xpo e eTIIlre
There haa h ha been be no reduction recently in ismthe inthe IIItb
the tb Collins Collh funUy tURIJ1 nor in that of 0 oj the Briancouthtgemit Brian Brisucontingent IIrlncolltillllent
contingent except Pordy Purd now With Itb Reams Bvaossucking Ienllckinsr Reamssucking
sucking ckinsr the government ClVlnlUlenl teal Their lips lipsare IIpare lipsare
are re still 1llIlJlued glued la a death grip to the Print Printing PrllttIne Printlug ¬
lug Office pup and nothing short bon of a CIlia cataclysm CIliaclyam tatselynm ¬
clysm pan pa all break hr their hold Considering Consideringthe Conalderlalrthe
the number of employee with the blekerInge blofcsr blofcsrIngs bICIIIrlara
lara jealousy and td natural inclination of ofsome of80me ofsome
some of the dailies and ali < I a few of the males malesto mleato milesto
to run amuck the Public Printer and his hisgrand hi hilId hignimd
grand lId vlsler have their hands full in preserv preserving pnInl preservbig ¬
big Inl as much decormu decorum aud maintaining the theaverage theaycrallc theaverage
average efficiency e iclelley which exists In tilt tll big
building and thus the GLOBR l LOBR charitably charitablyoverlooks charltbl charltbloverlooh charitablyoverlooks
overlooks many things thin which would other otherwise othrwise otherwise ¬
wise call for criticism if not castigation caatlgalloafrom cutllatlonfrolll castigationfrom
from the only onl Democratic newspaper In the thecapital thecapilal thecapital
capital of the action aationLOCAL actionUCAiIrEMS atioaLDCAI
UCAiIrEMS UCAiIrEMSOrAH LOCAL IffiMS IffiMSOf IftiM IftiMor
Of OrAH All litsrta 1 rt Hem Relax < < H toMinlm jtounti up of ofI
I I
I he Ntloqs Mat t tonn nla Capital Ca1sltlCol CapitalCol
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Col Oliver C Sabin will be the principal principaltpeakcr principalpaker principali principalspeaker
speaker at Chases theatre this tbl afternoon afternoonMist afternoonMiss hernoonIfl
Mist Ifl Mae Bnckner will ting Inl the tb Holy Hol City eft eftThe
The Salvation Army Arm it I making lIIallln arrange arrangements amall amallelli arrange arrangewents
ments elli to give Ie a afree free dinner to 1000 1 I poor poorpeople poorpeople poorpeople
people the day cla before Christmas ChristmasHaltle Chrltm ChrltmHattie ClmritmsHattie
Hattie White Whltabl Whiteblack black k who brought a dead deadbaby detbeb deedbaby
baby beb to No j police nation it I It at tile house bouteof boueof houseof
of detention detentionWilliam detentionWiIIlm detentionWilliam
William Payne Plytl who assaulted Offlcer Me MeGllgrovit McGilgrove tc tcGIIIo
Gllgrovit GIIIo with a knife knll ia I held ou a charge chargeof chargeof I Iof
of murderous lIrderoUt assault aataultOeorge assaultGeorge ult
George 00 Johnson colored threw a bottle bottleat bottleat bottleat
at Policeman Bmbrcy Cmbre He I will be sorry he hedid h hdid hedid
did It when the authorities autborltl are through throughwith tllroarbwith throughwith
with him himLouse hlt hltIou himLouse
Iou Louse e Alley Alt was rounded up and five fivefemalet 1Iv 1Ivfmle Avefemales
females landed In I the cooler eelenViolet coolerViolet MeierVlolt
Violet Monrott onroe house on Ohio avenuedamaged avenue avenuedamaged IIU IIUdamqad
damaged by Ire B r 100 100Thomas 110Tholll lcoThomas
Thomas Tholll Gildta an old soldier fiftytwo fiftytwoyears IIftlwoyeara fiftytwoyears
years old and ntl wife locked up at the Blghlli Rlghtlmprecinct altrhlhpeclact Blghllipieclnct
precinct charged with vagrancy vagrancyCommander vagrancyCommander qreaGYCommander
Commander Kodneyt case comet up to tomorrow tomorrow tomorrow ¬
morrow before Justice Hagner HagnerUmma HagsarHmma
Umma Grant and nd Martha Robinson are areknown arekllown areknown
known to the police of Buffalo BuffaloJuatice BulraloI BuffaloJustice
Justice Barnard sent ut to Moundaville laaac laaacBoag 111MBua IsaacBuag
Boag Bua and Albert Cutler for six years r and andOliver andOlivr andOliver
Oliver Reed for five years yearaKatie yearsKatie ear earKati
Katie Kati Smith 481 C street arrested lost lostlier l08tI tather
her poeketbook In a store tore shopping shoppingThere shoppingThen boIII boIIITh
There Th was a protracted meeting held at atthe attime t tlb
the lb Arlington Hotel yesterday eatrela afternoon afternoonjudge afterllOOMJlltSe afternoonjudge
judge Day D of Cnntoii CW Ohio presiding of ofh ofhe I Ihe
he h two tw Wm W MeKlNley alll Memorial Mmorla Aasocia Aasocialions Ai Aito Aiocietioas
lions to The Th plan c O os nsoposltton potties to give two twothirds two twothirds
thirds of the th sal colUcOMis I s to the tll National Ntal Ntalor ry At Ansacolien AtsocwUon
socwUon of UtmJemlsnd and onethird ontll to the tk tke theCaalo
Caalo e fi fast wee W i t rhl I by dla dlaI discussed discussedr
ANOTHER CASE CASEIn
In Which Superintendent Baird BairdFigures BairdFigures BairdFigures
Figures in His Usual Role RoleOPPOSES RoleOPPOSES RoleOPPOSES
OPPOSES THE MERIT SYSTEM SYSTEMAnil SYSTEMrll SYSTEMtndSt10k
Anil tndSt10k rll Sticks Slokl to tlmeffuott the I iuoil 1011 Old 011 HHMll HHMllDootrlne I iumte iumtelootrllie oslle oslleIlootrlne
Dootrlne lootrllie ofKnvorlllHiii uf 1 Rnvorlm lvorllt1 Isar null SpttUa SpttUaTli 8plll 8plllTI SpulinThe
TI The Tli InJiiHllut Injnltul Hi II Vhiuli Whlll ICiixliiafir ICiixliiafirStntz lalllJ lmgtiioilrStutz t tSIAtr
Stntz SIAtr Hun 11 litmti Hln Sultleotesl 8ulieat Slllleotll Ml AVIUi 11 h hIflI a aTan itTen
Tan IflI Yens Ye I Uotoiil IlcO 1 rr fbi r Itnlulctuiy nm ifnlaisudySuntlny ItnlulctuiySiintluy h1llty h1lltySIIIIIR
Siintluy SIIIIIR tuning 311rlillI IttmtfliiK Ultli ft fir > f lima tliaThe limaPieeitlent he helrlllent
lrlllent PieeitlentThose lrlllentTle
The Tle attention of the u President It I di dito d dal dalto =
to Naval Nvl Hngine Engineer Hn < < lner r Officer or Baird au sutendent auteadnt autendent
tendent of the Ih State Ste War Wa and ad Navy Ha D Depi DepiInsist Depart Department
ment Building Buldlu because bec uw the tlG Oix ICON > n U I oety oetytoo nlrtoo
too well wellware aware Its It II allegation lepto true or eng enggerstvd e eIrated waspgeratcd
gerstvd Irated will 1111 receive no sort of consideration considerationat cldrtC
at the hands hRtd of I Ih the be cabinet cAbne olBwr olr under underwhom an anwhO underwhom
whom whO Superintendent Suprilltendent Baird holds hol hiasnan hiasnanThe isis snap snapThe a aThe
The President Preident done Ione I is now looked 101 to t fgr fgrthe fe fethe
the redress recrfi of o grievances the puuithmttH puuithmttHof Pll ppaohnwof
of offlclatt guilty ult of misfeasance and Nd Ndenlonment U Uenforcement ih1 ih1enforcement
enforcement enlonment of tbe merit system IIJtm IIJtmhad Tfe Tfeheada Tho Thoheads
had of departments dep meat have ha been ben too to lots lotsaccustomed ItM ItMaccustomed
accustomed to ignore Ilte offenses ofen of this thlacharacter tf thischaracter
character cbrr to expect ep at t their hands llnd redress redressor red
or relief nlef In the premises premisesThe premlll premlllTheIn premisesThe
The TheIn case In point ia I that of Assistant KM KMglnecr H Hngineer
glnecr Ilnr Henry Henr M State who for the part pt tan leuyears tel tanyears
years 1n has h filled 81ed the position in the building buildingnamed bulldll buildingnamed
named It I appears app that there the are eight Iehl or ornine O ornine
nine ule assistant engineers ellers employed emplo among amongwhom ll gmuagwhom
whom it IStata StaU There it 1118OalllaretM 1118OalllaretMSta also an lectricisH eieetriefanState lectricisHStaU
State Sta before working for the government governmentheld lem govermentheld t theld
held a similar ltUlr position pltlon with the Washing Washington WaIHA
ton Oa GasUnlit IJght and Coke Co Company Compt and atd if ifhe Ifhe Ifhe
he had remained with them the peat ten tenyeart tenyears
p
years year he h would woul by this thl time tule be occupying a aresponsible are aresponsible
re responsible aibla position paitlo calling clhlC for oapJt a blotter blottersalary hl4 er ersalary
salary rr than the government JverUmetl pays him hll hiS Bht lfhatState BhtStaU
State Stat like too many ta other WaahiogtonttM WaahiogtonttMpreferred Wahluo Wahluoprererel Waahingtoa Waahingtoapreferred pr
preferred prererel the Ih government overntent service 111 He 1 was washired washired
hired by the thedyt day tt the th annual ammuslampeneatlea ammuslampeneatleaof lnwICpllel lnwICpllelo oompentatlott oompentatlottof
of o 11000 looo per annum by the chief engineer ne of ofthe atthe f fthe
the State War and nd Navy NaY HulldlM Hlldlt Bnlidiajy and Ma hisemployment Maemployment 1
employment IlploYlnent waa w of course cOllrltp approved by h th thsuperintendent ti the thesuperintendent
superintendent superintendentDuring eperlntendelt superintendentDuring
During Dllrlu Stalls StRl ten years of night nlht aeraiff aeraiffas see e ea
as assistant engineer he hf hat h never nevergiven n nren newt1eM newt1eMgiven
encnr
given a single days c leave leav He U hat 1t wo washed
365 ren nights nlht in each eah year amid if sick Iill abesat abesatS or absent absenta t ta
a 35 single hour our he h waa wasduly duly dul docked dockedThia doole dockedThis
This Til might Iht have h been all rlgMpslpg rlgMpslpgif right rl rli MKjeMNk MKjeMNkif
if i slioedafantxgaWisalplrMleds slioedafantxgaWisalplrMledsare his Ia fellow ftw attleunt I Iar engtnati engtnatislioedafantxgaWisalplrMleds engine ecVe ecVearegivehthlrtyd
ar are aregivehthlrtyd giveb Iahlry thirty d ys ysannualleaveandttf ysannualleaveandttfdays a annual aanuilevnd leave andTtifeor andTtifeordays t If Ifda
days da tick alcl leave The reason re Stale St ie 1 died eHa eHacriminaled aI aIcrlllhlOled
criminaled crlllhlOled aguiusl 111 by b Super SUIlellltwtaal Superfuleadent ntendaui Bhitd UnfsdIs BhitdIs Jit
Is I that Stats secured his position M Ma Maability hisability
ptlo 1
ability alone and waa not appointed appoint or oronlmended rec recommended feed ¬
ommended by any ny one While Wbl Mr Mris StaU StaUit 14 14is
is a constituent of Senator Palrbauka Falrbll he heshares h heshares
shares hare the same me neglect nalect that thl the tb Senators Senatorsother Snt Senatorsother
other constituents in the departments suffer sufferfrom sufferfrom ul
from frm Hither the Snator Senator baa h no 10 pull pul or he hedoes b hedoes
I does not exercise nerel it for every ery day d or two twoone tW twaone
one or more 10re Hooslers Hoosl complain eplaln at this 1 ogle ogleof 0 0of oAlee oAleeof
of the discrimination dlacrlmlnaton exercised exerei d agajwei agajweithem agahsMdeco
them tllet in the departments departmentsMr del > rtmllt rtmlltMr eery
Mr Slats is not therefore credited critd critdIndlna to toIndiana toIndiana
Indiana but to his hi native natl ability Iblt to toth faMU faMUthe IuldUthe
the th duties of the position poltoa he holds 101 Mr MrStaU Mrta MrStat
StaU Stat ta in order orde to place himself hilU on 01 a legal legalequality legalequality 1 1eullt
equality eullt with his hi fellow engineer took tk the IHecivil t tcivi thecivil
civil civi service rvlce examination aintlon ellcale He patted of ofcourse C ofcourse
course Curle and has I been on the ellglblj elllbl list Uallo for forlo forlot
lo lot these the many lny years yn but no 10 promotion proinodosadvancement promotionadvancement pro
advancement or privilege prllle hat h come to MrStats Mr MrStaU Jrr JrrStota
Stats by b reason reuol of hit hi name na standing lndlll high highon hb hbon highon
on tie the eligible llbe Hit Uat He la I still aU an n assstant assstantengineer alstant alstantengineer Ilalt
engineer llur by b the day da without privilege prhle of ofalck 0 ofsick
I sick Ick or annual analalle leave or 01 of permanency prm tc other otherthan othertlllI otherthin
than tlllI Hard HardThere Bia BiardThere the capricious will wi of Superintendent SuperintendentHard Sprlntendet SprlntendetBia SuperintendentBiard
I There have hv been three thle assistant a eltt eltti en engineers esgineera ¬
i gineers appointdnot appointed not hired by b the day daysince dar daysince
since nce Mr States 81tannl name was handed bed In on 01 the theeligible tkeeligible
eligible ellrble list 1t In other words wor three thr owl siltsiders owlsidera 0 0Idera
sidera jumped him and nd he b ia still UI working wo wurkhm
day 385 nights each year ear as I an employe mplo bf b HA HAday t tRalt theday
dayRecently Recently Ralt Astlaunt Bngineer llllar Walker Wtl ytal ytalpromoted waf wafpromoted
promoted chief chlelnlneer engineer of another anolr anolrmut dapitft dapitftment depeetmeat
meat mut The promotion was w merited wette4 aod aodwell MM MMwell N
well deserved derd Mr Sats Sats thought that t Ma J hishour Mahour
hour had ld at length lenlt arrived rrlvd after ten t year yesisif yesisiffaithful < rf rffaithful
faithful faithfl service and being blnl jumped Jatp aw awmany eamen
men many y limes lime and that ut lt last SuperintendentBair Superintendent SuperintendentBsird Suprntendtt SuprntendttBird
Bsird Bird Bair would recognise recOule merit and abit abilityNot ability abilityNot
Not ao however Superintendent Baird II Bairdinstead Balrdinttead
instead of of naming SlaU lts to the waist vt or orpermanent o espermanent
permanent assistant Ilnnt inglneership gave 1 the theappointment th theappointment
appointment to a fireman The TII others othersslsUnt otbe other aa aasistaut
slsUnt altnt engineers cniner muttered Ilttded shame tbaund under undertheir undertheir
their mustaches mutbe Superintendent Superlntndlt Baird l dW dWaot d didnot
not hear them Now No the question it C CGLB tbt tbtGLOBK be beGwax
GLOBK GLB hopes bope pertinent why this thl ditcrfw ditcrfwinstlon dl dllatlon ductisiaalion
instlon against aallat State Hia H long 10a service al of often often
ten years merited recognition rtltO Hit HI qust qustificatious qtt q qIftcRiolle V Vifications
ifications IftcRiolle were certainly rllly equal e1 to tboae t of ofthe a ofthe
tb the fireman Ire man who received reclvd the tb sppolntsatttt sppolntsattttWhat appointmentWhat ppolnt ppolntWht
What small lIIalt politician plitician It I it I who induced laU inducedSuperintendent ioducetlSuperintendent
Superintendent Baird Blm to again In jump ju the Itafaithful U thefaithful
faithful lhfland and meritorious lrltoriou8tat State StaUUat StateGut
Gut month the electrician lot tow I days daysbat lUyabut
but he I received re lvd a full fll months mOllth pay Jt jMttrw jMttrwsaane th the thesane
sane as Stats Sta who did not leal 10 a min minute missmite 1 1ute ¬
ute In fact ilt tbe electrician Ierlclol and nd otter 0 other em employet cutsployes l
ployet 110 are not docked dockd or charged charl ar nn with withlost wih withloss
lost 1 of time tnl State Stat is I Why la I th this Mr MrBaird Jr JrBird MrBaird
Baird Bird 1 And if I you 701 do not read or deign ft to toanswer toanawer
answer the SUNDAY StND MORNING Qtom G will willyou w willyou
you please Ie explain eptn this tbl mailer 11 to I the high blftfcoftjclalwho bl blolcla higholdeicl
oldeicl olcla oftjclalwho who doss dO read it ItHla Hia KxctlltnOr KxctlltnOrTheodore elel
Theodore Roosevelt Ronltnd RonltndmoradQma Rooseveltand and wit wbp make makememorandums tageememorandums
memorandums moradQma of such uch cases c cIn of oppreashm oppreashmin
in office and diicriudnatonagainet diacrinilnation dllllaaltloa dllllaaltloaInl agnintt daaerv dcuerving daaerving
ing Inl tmployet plo M this thl tats of ot Stets It I i imore k kmor femore
more mor than th1 probable prbble Superintendent Sapnltnt Bird BaifAtbat Birdthat alf
that yon 01 will wi be b called 1 upon to totra explain mat sansors matters ¬
ors Be prepared I lrt IA up
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0 Os Tlteiedltp evening last Jabtes JabtesBony MM MMWaaklHHlou
he 0he Bony W win releced president 14t 14tWu of ofWeaakisglon
WaaklHHlou Wu b bl blanch oth of the ulaf Intent IntentBoot lubenlpl lubenlplBouhWpMNfloelelyan
Boot BouhWpMNfloelelyan bjodera n Society tya an honor Iour Iourb hoeorem hoeoremby ewpl ewplbytkttaetlwat
bytkttaetlwat b by the fist tl Ilut this til It I the tbr tbra fottrtk fottrtkhft fousbt fousbte
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