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ANOTHER SERIES OF COURT
BATTLES LOOMS FOR THAW
New York, Jan. 10. Another
series of bitter court battles in -which
Harry K. Thaw, slayer of Stanford
White, will first endeavor to -avoid
being returned to New York state,
and, if unsuccessful, will then fight
to the end to avoid again being com
mitted to Matteawan, was expected
With indictment and search for
Thaw on charges of kidnapping and
whipping Frederick Gump, 19-year-old
boy, all testimony introduced in
his murder trials in an effort to prove
"him insane was recalled. Evelyn Nes
bit told of his throwing scalding wa
ter upon a bell boy in a hoteL An
other witness told of his zeating girls
with a jeweled whip.
Evelyn Nesbit, now Mrs. Jack
Clifford, had not been told of the new.
indictment against Thaw today. It
was learned that she underwent a
serious operation yesterday. Physi
cians advised "against informing her
of the warrant for Thaw's arrest.
SMILED AT LADIES FINED
C. J. McDowell, 240 W. Ontario, ar
rested in front of The Fair ,f or refus
ing to move on and for smiling at the
ladies. Fined $5 and costs. Officer
Thomas Meagher made the arrest.
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Denver, Col. There has been mo
change since yesterday in condition
of Col. W. F. Cody.
Washington. President Wilson
nominated Claudius U. Stone post
master at Peoria, 111.
Paris. French crop estimates for
1916 virtually same as for 1915.
' New York. British Holt line
steamer Voltaire, believed captured
by Germans and converted into sub
marine tender, said to have been re
captured by British and taken to Ber
New York. Arnold Daly, actor,
near death following appendicitis operation.
FIGURES IN PEACE NOTE "LEAK"
JOSEPH P. TUMULTY. ".
' WILLIAM ."R.. .
Tumulty, secretary to Pres. Wil
son, has been named by Fep. Wood
of Indiana as concerned in the "leak"
about Wilson's peace note, which, it
is said, brought $60,000,000 profit to'
Wall street, Tumulty denies Wood's,