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ANOTHER TANGLE IN
HARRY THAW'S CASE
ATTORNEYS HAVE WITHDRAWS
HABEAS COAPCS WRIT.
Sext More Is Up To Those Desiring
Deportation of Matteawan Fugitive.
Sherbrooke, Quebec, Aug. 26.?Har- j
ry K. Tnaw's Canadian attorneys late
today withdrew the writ of habeas
corpus obtained last week in his behalf
and the fugitive from Matteawan
will not be arraigned in the superior
court tomorrow morning as had-been
expected. The withdrawal of the
writ may prolong the proceeding;; indefinitely.
Rumors had been heard all day
that the writ might be withdrawn,
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the notice was filed with the clerk of
the court. At the same time a telegram
was sent to Judge Arthur Clobensky
at Montreal, who granted the
writ, that such was counsel's desire.
He was due here tomorrow to hear arguments
on the application.
The next move in the Thaw case
now is distinctly up to those desiring
his deportation. Under the present
commitment he migat remain in the
Sherbrooke jail indefinitely, electing |
to have a hearing before a district I
magistrate, or demanding a jury trial
before the King's bench criminal
side, which does not sit until October.
Briefly, Thaw's lawyers have decided
to let him pace his cell, meanwhile
perfecting pla^is to defeat attempts
to put him across the Canadian
Puzzles Jerome and Conger.
"It is beyond me,'' said William
Travers Jerome. "The fine points of
Canadian law involved are such that
I would not feel justified in even
guessing at the outcome. "We 'hope to
get him in the end, but. this tangle
must be straightened out first."
District Attorney Conger, of Dutchess
county, New York, was equally
puzzled and reticent. "If Mr. Jerome
can't solve the muddle certt inly 1
can't," he said.
Further to complicate matters
counsel representing the State of
New York are not sure that the commitment
under which Thaw has chos
en to remain in jail on the charge of
violating any of the Dominion's laws
is that of being a "fugitive from the i
Mattea^an penitentiary, where he
was confined on a criminal charge for
Hector Verret, K. C., representing ;
New York State, said tonight that he .
regarded the withdrawal-of the writ!
on Thaw's behalf as tacit admission ;
by his lawyers that the commitment
was legal and did contain a charge
on which Thaw could be brought into
"We might get out another commitment
and charge some other offence,"
he added. "We could bring
* him into court on that surely. There
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bun nuuiu i truxaxii -ljucvw s nguL lu
-choose trial either at once or before
the King's bench in "October."
Hopes Were Blasted.
Mr. Jerome and District Attorney
Conger were at dinner when Thaw's
counsel made known their decision.
They had been hoping, like others
drawn hitherto by duty, that tomorrow
would see a sweeping away of j
some of the legal cobwebs and the be-1
ginning of a fight in the open, prefacing
a hearing before the immigration
authorities, and Thaw's probable
deportation to Vermont. *
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Greenshields, K. C., of 'Montreal, j
were grimly jubilant. They had con- j
ferred all afternoon before reaching i
a decision and were mightily pleased
at the apparent enigma they have
created for the opposition.
Thaw himself could not have been
seen in view of a new rule of the
sheriff barring interviewers, except
when accompanied by one of Thaw's
counsel; but that he was consulted
before any action was taken was as- !
sured by the fact that his signature, I
with :hat of his attorney of record,
W. L. Shurtleff, was mgncd to the application.
Though declining to express an
opinion on what will happen in the
Thaw case next, Mr. Jerome took the
hitch in the proceedings philosophi
eallv. He was asked if he had anything
of particular interest to say to
Americans with reference to the
Thaw case, now that he was on the
ground and -had learned something
of the Canadian attitude toward
Stanford White's slayer.
Thaw >~ot Persecuted.
"Xo, but I have something to say
to the people or canaaa, ne exclaimed.
"Thev seem to regard this man i
as a martyr. No one is persecuting
him! no one wants him.
"New York State is trying to get
Thaw back, not because New York
wants Thaw, but because of the bad
effects his freedom would have on:
he people. If Thaw was allowed'tc
remain free everyone would say, "Ha,
ha, the Canadians freed him." We
hear the remark, "A rich man can do
anything, but what chance has a poor
"Thaw 'being ailowed to go free
would have a damaging effect on the
whole country. Thaw free would be
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a menace, max is way .\ew iur&
State wants Thaw.
"I have with me documents which
show that he is one of two things?
either an insane man and so undesirable,
or a sane man of a type even
"What does New York State want
with such a man? Canada might
keep him and welcome, were it not
for the fact that it is New York's
duty to get him back. The doors of
Matteawan would have been thrown
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York c facial right to do that There |
would have been no pursuit of him.
But -he must be taken back."
Questions of treaty violations and
future cc.ntmgfriicios suggested,
should Thaw be deported, faded into
the background when the news went
abroad that tomorrow's court hearing
was of: However, no n.ntter when the
case does come into court, the prediction
still is that should the immigration
authorities deport Thaw, Vermont
will be the State and Horton
Mills the Doint at which he will be
sent across the- border. There would
then remain to be fought out the
question of extradition from Vermont
to New York.
A Stmeingr Rebuke.
That was a stinging rebuke Senator
James gave Senator Bristow for;
criticising Mr. Bryan for lecturing.
He said that before Mr. Bryan w<,nt
into the cabinet Republicans predicted
that he would ruin the country
if he ever got into office. Now that
he is in ornce tny criticise mm ror j
leaving Washington for a few days.!
Andrson Mail, 23rd.
. "Inquirer" writing from Brookline ,
Mass., to the Charleston News and
Courier, propounds this inquiry:
"John Hunter was a representative
from South Carolina in the 3d congress
(1793-1795,) and was a United ;
States senator from South Carolina
in the latter part of the 4th congress j.
(1795-1797.) When and where was he ! (
born, and when and where did he die?
Of what town was he a resident at
the time of his terms of service in ,
If we mistake not, John Hunter
WttS a Ui JL^aui^JLLO v-uuuc; ? C4.JLAV4
for him was named Hunter township.
He was the head of a thrifty family, .
and among the descendants or kin is
the wife of Mr. H. H. Evans, of New- (
The Newberry papers might find it
an interesting study to preesnt a ..
sketch of life of Senator John Hun- j.
D^ath of Former Se^vberry Lady in ,
Mrs. Ann McGraw Milligan, widow j
of the late Wm. Milligan, formerly of j
Newberry, but later of Helena, died j
at her home in' Columbia on Saturday j
afternoon at five o'clock, after an ill- ]
ness of three weeks of paralysis, at j
the age of 76 years. Her body was '
brought to Newberry on the 2.52
Southern train on Sunday afternoon
and laid to rest in Roseinont cemetery,
being conveyed to Che cemetery
immediately upon arrival of the train,
the service conducted by Mrs. Milligan's
pastor, the Rev. J. A. Campbell,
of the Methodist church. Mrs. Milligan
was a sister of the late Benjamin
F. McGraw, a former prosperous
and leading citizen of Newberry county.
She was a good woman and had
many friends who were attracted to
her and really attacnea to nor Decause
of 'her generous rature. We
sympathize with those who mourn the
loss they have sustained.
Hopeful and Cheering.
The State, 26th.
John F. Livingston, vice president
and general manager ol the Columbia.
Newberry & Laurens railroad, returned
to Columbia yesterday from
ail inspection tour. The crops, 'he |
says, along his line are as good as he
has ever seen produced, both cotton
and corn. He is greatly pleased with
the prospects for a winter of heavy
freight shipments, and says that business
is now beginning to pick up.
Melons Are Getting Cheap.
Anderson Mail, 22nd.
During the past few days the local
market had been overrun with watermelons
and the prices, which kept
up s,o well this year, have broken to
such an extent that a good, big, juicy
melon can now be bought for 5 and
10 cen's. It is said that the crop this
year was unusually good, and that
more melons were made to the
ground planted than in some years
Mr. Jno. W. Scott, of -Whitmire,
went over to Greenwood on "Wednesi
day, where he was married to Miss
Annie McWaorter in the afternoon.
He went through the country b^* auto,
accompanied by his son, Mr. W. C.
Scott, and returned home the same
Mr. Scott is one of the leading
farmers of Cromer tQwnship, living
not far from wmtmire. me Driue
is a former teacher of the Trilby
school, near Whitmire, and is from
Abbeville county. Both have many
friends, who extend congratulations
and good wishes.
President Huerta Requested President
Wilson to Delay Message
Washington, Aug. 26.?The dilatory
attitude of the Huerta government
today gave administration officials
hope that concessions might be made
to the American proposals for peace
in Mexico, but indications pointed to
a miai c 11 uin5 kjl iicsuuaciuii?> LUiilUlrow
when President Wilson is scheduled
to read his message to both
houses of congress. He will define
the policy which he thinks the United
States shculd pursue toward its
A 24-hour postponement of the
presentation of the message which
wrs to have been read today was
agreed to after a joint request by
Frederico Gamboa, Mexican foreign
minister, and John Lind. It followed
repeated efforts on the part of
the Huerta officials to have the reading
of the document deferred inde
Mr. Lind left thn Mexican capital
early today for Vera Cruz.
Mr. Lind has made certain supplementary
suggestions to Senor Gamboa,
constituting no departure from
the fundamentals of the American
note. The original proposals were
announced as follows:
1. Cessation of hostilities and a
2. An early and free election.
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be a candidate.
4. Agreement by all parties to
abide by the results of the election.
Mr. Lind iniormed Senor Gamboa
that he would stop in Vera Cruz and
could be reached there in case tnere
should be any reply to his last suggestions.
r or several days Senor
liam'ooa and Mr. Lind have been
Officials deny that Mr. Lind had
gone to Vera Cruz to avoid any embarrassment
in the Mexican capital
following the publication there of
President Wilson's message. It was
said that Mr. Lind, having virtually
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Cruz chiefly to impress upon the
Mexican administration that tomorrow
noor. positively was the last moment
th<; United States would wait
before proclaiming to the wotld the
position it has taken towards the
The Big Feature.
Discussion today centred chiefly on
the absence of any demand for the
immediate retirement of Huerta,
which generally had been supposed as
part of the American note. It was
suggested by officials, however, that
this government could not logically
call upon Huerta to resign a post
which it never Recognized him as
So far as the United States is concerned,
Huerta is not the constitu
tionally chosen provisional president j
of Mexico because of the irregulari-}
ties attending his assumption of office.
The Washington government's insistence
that Huerta eliminate himself
from the presidential race if an
election is held is based on his own
promise contained in official reports
that he would not be a candidate.
While administration officials regret
they were unsuccessful in bringing
things to a definite point through
the Lind negotiations, information,
official and unofficial, indicates to
thorr that the Huerta eovernment can
not last much longer.
Iluerta Will Fall.
With foreign governments support?
ing the American policy, there is little
hope, according to the official view
here, for the Huerta government to
obtain any funds abroad to pay its
army or meet running expenses.
This was a day of keen and unusual
tension in official circles. The
postponement of the message reading
with the possibility that an
eleventh hour concession might be
made, developed a general feeling of
anxiety for news from the Mexican
capital. The only messages from Mr.
Lind received up to a late hour tonight
merely reported his departure
from Mexico City for Vera Cruz.
President Wilson and his family
attended a play, but the president
kept in touch with the "W"hite House.
Secretary Bryan spent the evening at
his home and no announcements
were made at any of the government
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meets every second and fourth Wed- Prospc
nesday night in Klettner'a TIall, at 8 third 3
o'clock. sonic 1
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iski Lodge, No. 20, I. 0. 0. F., P]
every Friday night at 8 o'clock
sst End Hall. Visiting brethren
rdially invited to attend. Caot
Jas. L. Aull,
Noble Grand. (j?
berry Camp No. 542, W. 0. W., S
every second and fourth Mon- Si
ight in Klettner's hall, at 8 mee"
[. . 8 o'(
I. 0. Burton,
C. C. T. f
nity Lodge, Jfo. 87, A. F. 3L lapa
tv T.nrte-P-. No. 87. A. F. M., meet? fnesd
first Monday night at 7.30 o'clock kall<
sonic Hall. Visiting brethren
Ily Invited. J. "ft
T. P. Johnson,
r. E&rhardt, W, M.
"VFodmen of the World# mee
le Camp, No. 437, W. 0. 0'cl<
every first and third Wedneerening
at 7.45 o'clock. Visiting T. P
en are corially welcome.
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Derrick, Clerk. T
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reU Tribe, >To. 24, I. 0. E. 1L day
rell Tribe, No. 24, Improved Or- scbo
?d Men, meets every Thursday
at 8 o'clock in Klettner's Hall. J
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ttr /r, Sachem.
Chief of Records.
Omaha Tribe, L 0. B. 3L Woo
ha Tribe, No. 75, I. 0. R. M., hall,
irilty, SL Or, meete/fe?ery first and four:
Friday night at 8o'clock In Malall.
Visiting brethren are wel\
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:of. J. S. Wheeler, Sack am.
Chief of Records.
teechee Council, >o. 4, D, of P. L
ft. tl nr.
iteechee Council, No. 4, D. of P*.
te every other Tuesday night at S)ck
p. m., in Klettner's Hall.
Jgnet Chapter, >0. 18, E. A? 3E.
gnet Chapter, No. 18, R. A. M.*
ts every second Monday night al
:lock in Masonic Hall.
\ Johnson, E. H. P.
Lacota Tribe* I* O* X,
Lontn triha. No. .9. T. O. R. M..
, S. C., meeting every other Wed[ay
night at 8 o'clock in Summer J
, Visiting brethren are welcome. ?
T. C. Dobbins,
rm. Folk, Sachem.
Chief of Records. /
(rberry Commandery, "So. 6, K. T.
>wberry Commandery, No. 6, K TV
ts every third Monday night at t
>ck in Masonic Hall. ? a
Fred. H. Dominici, fl
. Johnson, B. C.
Fillow Camp, 694, W. 0. W.
illow Camp, No. 694, W. 0. "WV
is every second and fourth Tuesnishts
in each month at West End
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Council Commander. a
!. Ward, J
ilmetto Camp, No. 694, Boys 0)1
dcraft, meets at Odd Fellow'sH
West End, every second and S
th Wednesday night, at 8 o'clock.- 9
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