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take thp alleged Thaw to-Sherbroake.
The New York police .have tele
graphed a reqiiest to. the 'CQaticoke
officers; to hold the niari, but the local
authorities are not sure that this can
be done, as they doubt their power
to arrest and' hold the. real Thaw,
even if identified.
It is positively stated by ' the serr
vants at the Thaw cottage at, Cres
son thatrThaw has npt:reached that'
place and is not expected. Chief of
Police Kenny declares that he will
make no' effort to molest Thaw in the
event of his coming to Elmhurst, so
long as. he makes no trouble, "but if
he gets to cutting up any high jinks
here, I'll pinch him pretty quick," he
Chief of Police McCabe of Pough
keepsie announced that he had learn
ed the number of the automobile
BIREKS-EYE DIAGRAM SHOWS HOW THAW ESCAPED
Numbers here correspond with numbers in illustration of Thaw's escape
. from New York Asylum .for the Criminal Insane at Matte wan.
Harry Thaw (1) eats breakfast slowly and (2) goes into the parcel
room. Greeted by Attendant Buckley, he (3) strolled out into the exercise
court, and (4) sauntered around the yard. For awhile (5)' he stood near
the closed gate talking to (6) Attendant Barnum, who (7) opened the gate
for a milk wagon. Then Thaw stepped to the opposite side and as the
wagon passed between him and the attendant, slipped out, where (9) two
men juniped from an automobile and grabbed the escaping Thaw, and
ihirew him into the auto and flew away at full speed.