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VOL, XL, NO. 161
010 THAW THREATEN
WIFE AND WHITE?
Witnesses Found Who Assert That
the Young Millionaire
LIFE IN WHITE LIGHT EXPOSED
Testimony Being Gathered Up By
District Attorney is Damaging to
Prisoner?Former Show Git I
Abused by Her Husband in an All
Night Cafe in Gotham.
(By Associated Pres.?.)
NEW YORK, N. Y.. July 0.?A wit?
ness whoso testimony n:ay bo of
considerable Importance In connection
with the Thaw-White cn?e woa found
today In the person of Warren I".
Hammond, who at one time was enir
ployed by Thaw ns a valet.
Until today -it bad boon supposed
that when William Bedford, Thaw's
regular valet died, the testimony of
the only person who hail ever occu?
pied the position of n body servant
to tiic young mail hud been Irrevo?
cably lost. Hammond, however, sub?
stituted for Bedford during three
months when the latter was ill. about
three years ago.
It is expected that Hammond will
be examined at the district attor?
ney's office tomorrow,
White's Character Improves.
Among the persons examined by j
Assistant District Attorney Garvlu
today was Charles Hartnett,, who was
employed by Stanford White as V
secretary. While Mr. Garvlu refused
to say what the examination disclos?
ed it is understood- that Mr. Hart
uett's testimony tended to contra?
dict the current reports of much that
was discreditable to Mr. White's pri?
A Mrs. Schwartz's, who lives In
West Thirty-second street, and who
is an intimate friend of the Thaw's
win be Interrogated by Mr. Garvlu
tomorrow. It Is said that shortly
alter Harry Thaw and Miss Ncshltt
were man-led, Thaw threatened In
Mrs. Schwartz's presence to shoot
SMow Girl Tells Tales.
The activity of the district attor?
ney's ofllce in running down all clues
In the treatrlcal district is largely
due to the story told to Assistant
District Attorney Garvln by Edna
McClure, u show girl, and former
friend of Mrs. Thaw.
Miss McClure said that when
Evelyn Nesbltt was In "The Wild
Rose" Company, both Stanford White
and Harry Thaw were pursuing her.
There were two cabs at the stage
door for her every night and two
bunches of (lowers. While won at
that time and lie took the giil from
the stage and sent her to school in
Pompton, N. J. She was taken 111
while there and underwent an oper?
ation* Then White sent her and her
mother to Europe.
Thaw Follows the Girl.
Harry Thaw learned of this and
went abroad. He met the girl in
Paris, and Evelyn went with him,
leaving Mrs. Holman. the girl's moth?
er, penniless In Paris. Sim had to
cable White for money to get borne.
Evelyn tired of Thaw's conduct
abroad and left him. When she got
home she went to Stanford White
and told him of the treatment to
which she had been subjected by
White then took hor to his attor?
ney and had her draw up I bo nlll
davit, which is now s? badly wanted
by the prosecution.
Thaw followed her home to Amor
ca, and after some time she rejoined
him and they went abroad together.
Chases After the Actress.
Miss McClure said that Evelyn was
on the point of leaving Thaw after
a bitter quarrel, when be offeree';
marriage to her.
Miss McClure also told the assist?
ant district attorney that while, en?
tertaining a number of guests in a
Broadway restaurant one nis'nt, Thaw
saw Stanford White enter the place
He began to abuse White, says Miss
McClure, and snid lo Iii? wire:
Nasty Language For a Husband.
"There goes that blackguard now
that owned you hefore I did."
Mrs. Thaw Is reported to hare ?11
b we red:
"Slop raking up my past. Harry.
That brute <?ver there Ik responsible.
(!i> to Iii tu about It."
"1 will." Thaw?said. "I II get him
Juntos l.edeier, a theatrical man
hgor of Philadelphia, and a brothel'
of George tollerer, another tftcatri
< al manager, was subpoenaed today
t<> appear at (he district attorney's
ofllce tomorrow In connection wil'j
Wild Rose Company Appears.
.lames Lcdorcr was manager of the
Wild Rone Company, when velyn
Ncsblt Thaw, the prisoner's wife,
was a member of .It.
Thaw will not have his usual half
holiday exercises In the Jaid yard
Ihis week. Ordinarily tho occupants
of cells In Hers one and two where
Thaw's cell is located, are .permitted
lo spend Monday lutortiooii in the
prison yard. Today, however. Ihe
prison's coal supply was heilig re?
newed mill none of the prisoners
were permitted to go to the yard.
Mrs. Tliaw spent mi hour and u
half with her husband today. An
she was leaving the prison she re?
marked to n friend: "Harry seems to
lie in good spirits."
CHORUS GIRLS IN HIDING.
Mrs. Thaw's One Time Co-Workers
Are in Flight.
NEW YORK. .Inly P.?The Investi?
gation by the district attorney's of?
fice lo discover Hie motive for Ihe
killing of Slanfonl Whin- by Harry
Thaw Is bringing to the ofllce or the
prosecutor many young women of
The Broadway theatrical district
has been flooded with subpoenas,
i M my clients girls have left the oily
> and others remain ut their homes
I to avoid ihe Buopoenoo servers.
I. T?? .ytfiuig womdn - whom the dis"
trlct attorneys had been particular
to interview an- .Mis- Paul? Do.v
I niond mid Miss Gertie ('.rant It if
alleged that these young women were
followed and annoyed by detective*
who had been employed to water
Paula Dciunond, whose real nahli
Is Pauline Kellermon, is now at In!
homo in Kingston. X. V. and a rep
resell tat I vc of (he district attorney'*
ofllce has gone there to see her
TWO MENTO BEHANGE?
On July 13 Whlcrt Will be Friday,
Murderers Are lo Die. '
SWANSON DECLINES TO INTERFERE
Charles Woodruff and Tom Jones
Are the Culprits and Their Crimen
Are Such That a Commutation of
Sentence is Impossible.
(Special lo the Daily Frpp.O
RICHMOND, VA., July 9.?Oover
jior Swanson today announced that
he would decline to Interfere with
Ihe sentence of I lie court in the
case of Charles Woodruff and Tom
.loner., ihe men who nre to haiig In
Grnyson county Friday, July 12, for
the crime of murder.
Some weeks ago ho granted the
prisoners a brief respite, in order
I hat they might procure after dis?
covered evidence, but this turned out.
to be nothing that would justify fur?
Tile crime was n most cold-blooded
one. ,md worse still, the victim of
tiie homicide was the father of .loin
lie was murdered without any provo?
cation whatsoever, his sole offense
being that he asked Ids slayers to
desist from n noisy demonstration,
as there was a sick child In the
Secretary Taft Speaks,
(By Associated Pres?)
GREENSBORO. N. C, July 9.?
Secretary of War Taft tonight deliv?
ered hla speech to the North Caro?
lina Republicans on the e-ve of their
State convention. The mention of
Bryan's name 'In the course of Sec?
retary Taft's speech provoked a
storm of applause.
TORT NEWS, VA., T
RUSSIA SHIPS BAU
MEAT TO GERMANY
Disgusting State ol ?ffairs Even
Worse Than Packlngtown
Found to Exist There.
STUFF SMUGGLED ACROSS BORDER
Many Large Firms Are Regularly
Engaged In the Trade Which is
Deing Suppressed by the Kaiser's
Government?Seizure of Shipment
Discluccs Horrible Situation.
(My Associated l*rcss.)
MERLIN, GERMANY. July !(.?A
dispnlch to the Tageblatt from Dnl
burg, Prussia, today announced that
tlie custom authorities of Duilitirg
as the result of the discovery that
Inferior Russian meat was being
smuggled across I bo frontier into
(icrmany. seized a consignment which
proved to be carcasses of calves
unfit to cat.
A witness testified thai many large
linns were regularly Importing such
MURDERED FOR $1,000.
Man's Head Split Open With an Axe.
Hired Hand Missing.
(Ity AxKoelafVd Press.)
MIOOLETOWN, CONN.', July !>.
George Goodale's body was foutid in
a small bouse where ho lived alone.
Coodale recently sold a bouse for
$ I ,UOt).
Whether or not his money wns
stolen Is not kuu.wn. btiL.hu w#*. mill'
dared: Gnddole was sitting In a chair
lidnr a window. Ills skull was split
open and there wore deep cuts over
both of bis eyes.
Henry Uniley, who had worked for
CP-Ottilie was seen to drive away
from Ooodale's house on Friday in a
U'.ir.i In longing to Coodale.
07 NAVAL CADETS WANTED.
Annapolio Has That Many Vacancies
to Be Filled.
(By Associate! Press.)
The Annapolis examining board nit
WASHINGTON, 1? 1?.. July '.?.?
nouuees thai -I'l candidates for nt>
polnttuciil ns mldslilpmen have been
examined, of whom 1 Hi passed and
In accordance with lite new Inw
regulating admission to the liavei
academy, the bureau of navigation I;
Fending out to senators and repre?
sentatives notices of vacancies to
their credit. Examination of new
candidates will ho held under the
supervision of the civil service com?
missioners in all principal cities and
towns of the country.
YOUNG GIRL BURNED.
Country Home Destroyed as Well as
One of Its Occupants.
(By Associated Press.)
LYNCHR?RG, VA.. .Inly II.?The
home of Fltzhngh Moore, 2"> miles
from here was burned last night and
the eight year old daughter win Kill?
ed and (wo other daughters were in?
The family was arouse! by the
flame.i and the father did not discov?
er that Hie daughter had not gotten
out until it was too late to rescue
It was only by desperate efforts
that he wns kept from rushing Into
the tottering building as be beard
the cries of the child for help.
FLOODS IN OHIO.
Cellars of More Than 200 Houses
Filled With Water.
(By Associated Press.)
WEI.LSVIL1 E. O.. July !).?A
cloudburst in the country Ju&l buck
of this city last night .sent a torrent
of water down Trotters' run that
caused heavy loss of country and
Over 2(K) homes and business
houses were Hooded and foundations
weakened so that people Would, not
remain In the houses.
Klni, Haakon Gets a New Job.
(By AsonrdatPd Prpas 1
TRONDHEJEM, NORWAY, July 9
?Emperor William has appointed
Kin? Haakon an honorary admiral of
the Cprm3r. navy.
OES DAY, JULY 10, ]
WILSON DEFINES LAW
FOR CHICAGO PACKERS
Secretary Tells the Public That
It Must Walt tor Details
About the Meeting.
CONDITIONS NOT SAllSFACTORi
Millionaire Butchers Are Not Showing
the Proper Spirit and It is Behov?
ed That the "Big Stick" Will Have
to Be Biouqln Into Use Again to
(Hy Associated Press.)
CHICAGO. I-Llfc, July ?.?Secretary
of Agriculture Wilson nnd tliu chiefs
of thu packln^ establishments al Hit
slock yards had a mooting today.
Tin? secrolnry met Iho representa?
tives of thu pnekors In n small room
on the top door of Iho stock yard:,
poslnfllcu building. Those In do
conference aside from Iho secretary
were: C. T. .limners, of Armour &
Co.; Edward Tlldon, of Mbby, Mc?
Neil A Libhoy; Lnttli P. Swift mid
0. K. Swift Of Swift & Co.; tin
Morris, of Morris & Co.
Packers in No Humor to Talk.
When the conference adjourned
none of the packers would say a
word regarding what had occurred
In the conference. Secrolnry Wilson
"The meeting was not u formal nf
fair. The Washington nuthorttleii
?asked Die to meet the puckers, and
tills. ,tlmp 'and., place were considered
the nio.si cnuvVulenl. I have nothing
to say regarding what loo place. The
public -must wait mull my work la
finished before I say anything.
Wilson Says Nothing.
"I am here today to Halen. I am
n good listener. The packers have
done the talking today. My mission
here is to explain tin- new. law to
the government inspectors. 1 do uol
ex-peel to niiike a detailed Ins pee
lion of I In? slock yards, lint will In
fOrni the public of tin- result of my
labors while here, just a a soon at
"Label" Will Be the Club to Bring
Marjnatcs to Brook.
(Special to tin- Pally Press.)
CHICAGO, IU/S.. July 0.?Another
clash is Imminent between Presi?
dent Roosevelt and the packers.
This came to light today when
Secretary Wilson, of the department
of agriculture, having established
himself nt the auditorium, with I he
staff of experts whom he has brought
here to revise the meat Inspection
bureau, gave out an Interview in
which lie expressed In measured
terms his "disappointment" at. tlie
grudging spirit In which, he said, (lib
Chicago packers are mooting the de?
mand for reform.
Another Fight Wanted.
He went further nnd questioned
the sincerity of their declaration thai
they wanted government inspection,
lie said dryly that It looked to him
us If they wanted "another fight."
mid then he let It be known that
tie- government was ready to glv's
I hem oiie rather than accept any
half way measures in the ameliora?
tion of conditions surrounding the
Indirectly, the report of the Manu?
facturers' Association is responsible
for the situation. Ever since its
publication Saturday the secretary
and his department heads have been
making a close stutty of It line by
Hue. They found It anything but a
"whitewash." They expected to dis?
cover evidence that these plants were
being made to equal the abattoirs
abroad. They found apparently pet?
ty economy Instead.
rLesson Not Learned.
"It seems to me that the packers
of Chicago have not yet learned
their lesson," Bttld the secretary.
"Tills report of the experts retained
by the Illinois Manufacturers' Asso
cla and the Chicago Commercial As?
sociation is eloquent of their evasion.
"It seems to us that the. packers
have had ample time, if they were
so disposed, to launch much greater
improvements, for Pittance, in the
sanitary conditions of their plants
Tlteru will ln> tu? controversy between
Um government ami Ilm pnokcrs.
Thal won't b? ncceaanry. In the
event (hut they object to our eloso
Inspection uf i'm ii canned producta
Tor instance, llioro will be ih> lab?l
forthcoming. That Is nil tliuro Id to
British Refuse to Eat It.
LONDON, UNO.' July II. ? As IttU re
suit of tin' refusal of niiu of thu ships
of tlu< British Atlantic fleet lo tulle on
American tinned meals iliirlUK (he re
cent nnvnl mnnoourruH. nie admiralty
directs that ships' companies be sup?
plied will? Australian or Argentine
brands In lieu of American. Thu re?
mainder of American tinned uetits now
on baud are being returned ami will
no longer be a compulsory ration for
Winston S|ieucer Churchill, under
secretary of the colon los In an official
communication to William Redmond.
Nationalist member of parliament for
Ilio east division of ('lure, says be Is
Informed that special care Is exorcised
by the new South Wales government;
I hat only absolutely healthy beeves
arc slaughtered for food, anil I hut
every precaution Is taken In free/lug
and canning to Insure n cleanly
CRANEY ISLAND DISPUTE.
Norfolk Wants the Place Retained
(My Associated Prcss.1
WASHINGTON, 1). I)., July 0.?
The commandant or thu Norfolk navy
yard Is to hear all persons IntcrostuJ
In the removal of the post house,
from Crniiy Island, Hampton Roads.
Tlio navy department had deter?
mined lo take over (ha Island
lor Its use and thai would IICCOBSb
laic the elimination of the Island
a.s quiiraullim station.
To this the people of Norfolk and.
vicinity object us It would mean a
now location for the buildings now
on ili:'; Island.
Fishing Schooner Lost.
?(Uy ??nsovluted Press.)
NORTH SYDNEY, July It.-The
British fishing schooner Stanley
Joseph bus been lost with all on
botird near the Grand Hunks, during
n storni. No details of the wreck
have been learned.
:.'iy Dry Dock Arrives Safely In the
(My Ahkiil'IiiU'iI Press.)
MANILA, July |(>.?The dry dock
Dewy arrived at Olouga|Hi this
morning. The trip from Singapore
$25,000 FOR SCHOOLS
Government Turns Over Goodly
Sum to Two Institutions.
HAMPTON GETS MORE THAN $8,000
Rest of the Amount Goes to Blacks
burg? Tunds Come From the Sale
of Public Lands?Cash Is to Be
Distributed at Once,
(Special lo tin; Dully Press.)
RICHMOND, VAv, July 51?Thu
State of Virginia today received a
check from the secretary of the
treasury, Washington, transmitting to
the State of Virginia the sum of
$25,00(1 rroiii the aaio of public
lands, that sum being Virginia's pot
(Ion of the grand total.
The money goes to two Institu?
tions of learning?the Virginia poly?
technic Institute and the Hampton
Normal school (colored.) The lllacks
burg school gets $lR.t;i;ti.(i7 and the
Hampton school $8,3113:33;
Col. Maryc, the auditor, today or?
dered that the warrants for the mon?
ey be drawn at once and forwarded
to the schools In order that it might
be available forthwith.
TRANSPORT THOMAS FLOATED.
Army Steamship is Pulled Off the
Reef Near Guam.
(My Apsocliitfil Press.')
WASHINGTON, D. D.. July 9.?
The war department tolay received
dispatches from Guam confirming the
navy department report of the sav?
ing of the transport Thomas, which
went aground there last week. She
was floated on Saturday and yester?
day started for Manila uninjured.
Fair; warmer Tue?*'
day; Wednesday, fair;
PRICE TWO CENTS
BANDIT COMPELS GIRL
TO HELP IN ROBBERIES
Lone Highwayman Irrested Who V
Held up Five Stages In (tie
Passes ol Yosemlte,
NO ONE HURT BY THE OUTLAW
Aa Young Woman ^fas Too Slow In
Relieving Her Fellow Paatengera of
Their Wealth, "Robin Hood" of the
Mines Forces a Male Member of the
Party to Gather Up the Booty.
(tly Associated Pres?,)
SAN FRANCISCO. CAL., July 9.?
The Bulletin has a dispatch confirming
the announcement from Bcrauda last
night that, tho highwayman who on
Saturday held up and robbed five
YosomltO Valley singe coaches, hua
been captured, but no news of an offi?
cial nature has yet been received.
"JACK" SWEET THE MAN.
He Made a Young Woman Assist In
Robbing the Pasiengera.
FRESNO, CAL.. July 0.?If the sur?
mises of the authorities are correct
".luck" Sweet, of Cruh Gulch, .In Ma?
deira county, held up Ihn five Yosem?
lte singe. A report to the Democrat
Ik that he |<< under arrest on the
charge and that he has been lukon to
Wawanonn for Identification.
Sweet Is Huwpoeted of having had a
baud In the Yoseinlte stage robbery
oiio your lino. No arrest wan then ?',
inudo bocuuHe he cume forward wltlr m
nn alibi. Sweet owns 11 small tract of
laud at Grub Gulch, In the Slorras and
works iih a laborer In thu mines.
The sheriff's office at Madeira has
no official Information concerning the
arrest sud Sheriff Jones bus not boeu
In communication with tho office sinco
lie plunged into the mountains Satur?
day in pursuit of the bandit.
Returning tourlHts who were In the
holdup any the highwayman wore a
black miiak and hud sacks tied about
Ilia feet to prevent the leaving of any
tell tale tracks as a clue tu u pursuing
posse. He held In his right hand a
rifle. Tlie man behind the mask and
gun ordered t.e piissuugora to alight.
Whon all the passengers, forty-five
In number, were lined up the bandit.
?Ith a show of gaiety, selected a
young and pretty girl as his first as?
sistant and told her she was appointed
collector. She hesitated n moment
ami then went about tho work.
Girl a Poor Robber.
The girl did not come up to the rob?
ber's requirements and ho told her
Hint she was a poor highwayman, or?
dering her to get |u lino mid appoint?
ing u man to take her place, requlr
lug him to search thu passengers.
An"Euglishw6niaii and her daughter
were In the party and when the robber
approached her she dropped in the
road In a dead faint. He only laugh?
ed nn he scorched her.
M. B. CRQWELL CMTICMl III
AT THE HOTEL CHMBERUN
Agent For the Old Dominion Steam
ship Company Attended by
Corps of Physicians,
(Special from the Hampton Bureau of
the Dally Press.)
HAMPTON. VA... July 9.?Mr. M.
B. Crowell, Virginia agont of the Old
Dominion Steamship Compnuy, and
one of the liest known.men In Tide?
water Virginia, Is critically -ill lh his
apartment lu Hotel Chaniberliu. Old,
Mr. Crowell has suffered another
attack of Blight's disease. Hls-con
dltiou la considered precarious. Five
physicians were with the patient all
Major W. F. Carter, chief surgeon
at Fort Monroe, and Dr. George K.
Vandersllce, who have charge of the
case, remained with the patient today
and spent the night at his bedside.
Mr. Crowell is very weak and his
illness Is a source of deep concern to,
At midnight Mr. Crowell's condition
was considered alarming.
Mr. Crowell has been living at the\
Chamberlin since hl9 illness last