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torials demanding "British fair play"
for the mad millionaire.
The decision in the habeas corpus
proceedings was postponed by
Judge Arthur Globensky yesterday
afternoon until next Wednesday at
10 a. m.
District Attorney Conger of
Dutchess County, New York, and the
other New York authorities were
furious at this. They tried to have
Thaw brought into court immediate
ly by serving an instanter habeas
Jail Governor Laforce, however,
knew that Judge Globensky had left
Sherbrooke and, instead of bringing
Thaw into court on the writ, appear
The talk of the New York author!
ties about Indicting Thaw for assault
or conspiracy is a joke. If this were
done, New York would thereby admit
Thaw sane. Nothing would please
Acting Governor Glynn of New
York yesterday wired Secretary of
State Bryan asking him to make a
demand on the Canadian authorities
for the extradition of Thaw.
Bryan answered this demand by a
telegram to Sir Arthur Spring-Rice,
British ambassador, in which he said
the American government would
leave the disposition of Thaw in the
hands of the Dominion government.
Judge H. W. Mulvena today con
tinued until next Friday the hearing
of the case against Chauffeur
Mitchell Thompson, charged with
bringing a lunatic, Harry K. Thaw,
into Canada. The continuance was
granted because the record of
Thaw's committment to Matteawan
has not yet reached Sherbrooke.
Johnstown, Pa., Aug. 22. Every
new development in the case of Har
ry K. Thaw Is telephoned to Mrs.
Mary Copley Thaw, his mother, at
her summer home at Cresson in the
Mrs. Thaw interrupted the tele
phone message several times today,
once to express scorn at the, frequent
references to the Thaw millions. She
says they don't and never did exist.
She also said she agreed with Dr.
Evans, the alienist, that Harry never
would have been held had he been a
poor man. She also denied vigorous
ly that Roger O'Mara is Thaw's guar
dian, saying he was only Thaw's
trustee in bankruptcy.
MOVIE MEN BUY $60,000 WORTH
OF BUFFALO BILL'S SHOW
Denver, Col., Aug. 22, $60,000
worth of bucking bronchos, trained
camels, historic stage coaches and
other articles which promise to be
very useful were bought by "movie"
men at the sheriff's sale of the Buf
falo Bill-Pawnee Bill Wild West and
Par Bast show.
Colonel C. J. Bills of Lincoln, Neb.,
bought Buffalo Bill's horse, Isham,
for $150, and will give it back to CoL
Cody. He came all the way from Bry
an's state to make the purchase.
Circus men who attended the sale
attributed the show's failure to the
fact that it has recently not been up
to Its former standard.
HIGH COST OF SCIENCE
Springfield, III., Aug. 22. State
ment from Prof. A. R. Crook, curator
of state museum, shows high cost of
living is nothing compared to high
cost of science.
Collection in museum is worth
$121,955. 11,000 bits of stone labeled
"invertebrate fossils" are listed at
$20,000. Same value is placed on 453
Eggs have gone up In price. 152 on
exhibition are listed at $1,000.
"I trust your worship will excuse
me this time," said an habitual
drunkard at the police court; "it is
my misfortune I am a child of gen
ius." "And what is your age?"
questioned the magistrate. "Forty
two years." "Then it is time you
were weaned. You'll have to do
fourteen days away from the bottle."1