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IflQLTJME XV. NO. 178
SUIT AGAINST MRS. EDDY
i ., ai moiling unci:, iiowcvcr, gnve uiover
-W flnlv fin nf the Attendants at Pleasant View f niilrik chance i? sought, no stated
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be Seen by the Newspaper Men and He Sim-
piy aara iney were saying nuiiiing.
The Suit is not Aimed at Mrs. Eddy but at the Men Who
are JNear to Her and are Trying to Get Control of Her
Vast Fortune, as Shown
iffs Mrs. Eddy-and Christian Science are not Attacked
in the Petition.
Concord, N. II., March 2. -If a
bomb had been exploded In the par
lors rpf the home of Mary Baker G.
Eddy, the founder and head of tho
qhrlstM'&gcftnuo cult, It would not
tinVe-crcated j more furore than the
iUlngf aflBuU, Wo yesterday, in
the superior court here to compel an
accounting of affairs of Mrs. Eddy,
ttfo tJtalntlffi.Jn action being George
W, iOlC Bofi' and only child, his
daugTtte' Mwy(j and George W. Dak
""i a.JttBBofMrB. Eddy.
t PleaBanlvlow today, the defend,
airfa InthJcltin, Calvin Frye, Mrs.
Edjfjy'gf( toolmnti; secretary, Alfred
FnrfoW, ho ccuHve head of the
bt MWj lijddy'fl work3; Irvind
fThompeon, FafloW's qgent; Ira C.
Knopp, director of the mother church
111 Boston; Stephen Chase, treasurer;
lEaward A. klmbkll, lecturer and
c'rpyrlgbl expefti v and Herman S.
treasurer; Edward A. Kimball, lec
turer And copyright expert, and Her
man' S.T'Heriug, reader, have drawn
thcraielver Into their shells.
Louis C Strarid, assistant secro.
tary.of t gjeasjintVlew, and Press Ag
ent o'fTMrfEddyVj little court, was
jth,e, piily one accessible early today
1o newspaper man, and the extent of
information he w,as' giving out was,
Traction Employe: Strike at Portsmouth Assumes a Seri
', ous Phrase and More Trouble is
Portsmouth, Ohio, March . It
was learned this morning that lome
one after midnight burned
and eaV,y:s, which striko break,
era, Uq left standing on Damarin
hlli&'t Xrcst may follow.
TB UNWRITTEN LAW
Judge Who is Sitting in the Strother Murder Trial Says
Virginia has no Precedent in the Matter Defence
f ; May Entirely Abandon That Line.
Culpepper, Ta., March 2. Dovcl.
opments in the trial of James A.
c and -Philip Strother for tho murder
'of. .William F. Bywators, their
.brother-ln-lftw. indicate that the do-
fonse, In Head of relying entirely
upon the ''unwritten law," as a Just,
ideation for tho killing, will endoav.
or to' show" that the defendants' were,
suffering from emotional insanity
yhen they fired tho shots that
killed Bywatcrs on the night of his
inarriage lo their sister.
'tDfV Charlos H. Clarkj of at. Eliz
abeth's 'government asylum for In
sane jn 'Washington was called as a
witness" for 'the defense zni asked a
hypothetical question, reciting the
(acts in the case and ending with the
lnoulrv now' 'he would characterize
the act of fcomlcldo committed under
. The prosecution . objected to this
t) question, and a long legal nrgument
followed, nt the conclusion of which
audita Iferrlton, ruled that Dr
CJrfc'B .testimony was admlssabie,
by the Allegation of the Plaint
"We have nothing to say at this
'What apparently added most to
the consternation of Mrs. Eddy's
cabinet Is the fact that thcv aged
woman herself was made plaintiff In
tho suit, brought by others as her
Every action of the plaintiffs to
day shows it is their purpose to
steer clear of any attack on Mrs.
Eddy on Christian Science. On tho
contrary, the aged head of the cult
Ih placed on' a high piano and the
entire course of events Is so shaped
as to make it clear tho attack which
promises to develop Into one of the
most sensational pieces of1 Ulgation
In the history of the country.
The action 13 not aimed at Mrs.
Eddy, but at the men surrounding,
her, who have, according to tho
plaintiff's allegations, taken advant
age of her age nnd Infirmities to se
cure control of the vast wealth she
Ij known 1o possess. ,
Glover !ins lpnj sought to bring
about an exposure of the real state
of nf fail which, ho says, exist nt
Pleasantview, but poverty has pro
vcntecl him from making a fight
against tho Fryo-Fnrlow combina
tion, f.ml skilled high salaried lo
gel .i'orcci. Tho expose n fow
President York announces that, ho
will call on tho sheriff for protec
tion. The steel workors, brickyard
men and other employes of plants
located along tho qtrcct railway line
will bo paid tonight and further
trouble Is feared.
IS NOT RECOGNIZED
although tho hypothetical question
should bo modified.
Ir rendering his decision, the Judge
referred to tho "unwritten law," say.
lS, that so far a3 nny court ,n thls
state Is concerned, there Is uo Jaw
or precedent on the subject, If by
that Is meant that auy person can
take In his hands the righting of his
wrongs. This explanation, he said,
can only bo submitted In mltigathu
of the offense, not In Justification.
When the Frday nftcrnoon session
began, the prosecution requested
time to examine tho hypothetical
question to be put to Dr. Cl'nrk.
A $elay of over an hour resulted,
and then Commonwealth Attorney
Keith moved to modify the qucj.
tlon, saying that thoro were to
many deductions In the question to
make It fair Tiuliro Hnrrlann rnlnri
tjhat. he defense might make deduc-
tlons, within tho evidence, After
furtr argument, the hypothetical
question waa admitted.- The argu-
ment, however, had consumed too
-much time to 'permit of the examlna.
tlon. of DrClark. to be resumed,
and' court-iaiitourned. k'T"'
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MARION. OtIIO. SATURDAY EVENING.
liia case and drouscd Huilficicnt in
ortl tov marshal n legal foico,
headed by former Scnntor Chandler,
of Nov Uampsliire, which will
seek to break down the barriers
which have fenced off Mrs. Eddy
from tho outer world and created
an ni1 of mystery about an ngud
woman and her homo. All .cWoiU
to see tliu aged woman have been
rebuffed and it ia exceedingly doubt
fill .If she even knows that litigatio,u
Boston, Mnrch 2. Christian sci
ence church trustees nie hurrying
to Concord todny to confer upon hc
(''ovor suit. All deny Hint the
"Mother" of their church is weak
winded or unlit to 1qoU niter her
own interests. Alfred Fallow, gen
eral , manager ci? tho church and
the pitblirat'on committee's chief
"Mrs. Eddy is in excellent
health, and attending to her busi
ness, as usual. Profits from her
books nre her only income, nside
from her Interest investment. I
don't helicvo M-e publ'ldied slato
liionts that she is a millionaire, but
diavq no idea what her actual for
tune way bo." ',
Frank is. Stioctcr, lior pcrsonnl
counsel, said: " vVhcn things sho
has done in behalf of her sou and
four grand children becomes known.
they and their counsel, will deoply
regret their present nct-tou and tho
pubicity. given it."
CLEW TO A
Broken Bone and Cartileges
Found in the Coroner's
Upyer Sandusky, Q., March -2.
The police have a dew to the mys
tery in the murder of Mrs. Anna
I'nusoh, but it Js alight, mid the
affiur may never bo cleared up.
Tho postmortem by tho coroner
revealed ft "broken bono and sev
eral crushed cartilcgps in her
tjuoat. Although not found till
last night, it in his opinion th.-.t
she was approached fioiu behind,
while sitting in a roek'hig clutir.
gomctime Tuesday afternoon 'and
Let the glided
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bMmiimnmnm mirt m wr r7&nm mj)m, Ara
st l angled, llow I he murderer got
in the house, or out ho cannot tell.
The fact Hint over $80 wns found
in her money chest would indicnto
that I he motive of the criino was
other than rcjbhery, although Mrs.
Louis (I'llbejt, who wns the first to
find tho dead woman claims she
knows that MOO Was in the chest
Mrs. I'nusch's Itu-dinnd commit
ted suicide with.pcisou Dee.' 31,
ISSIl. Uo conducted jcyclry store
wns a prominent cicn and left
the widow well off. Tho cnuso of
his suicido wns never known.
Mrs, I'niist'h had hu'd nle,ne over
since. Her houo is a two-story
Traiue in the central pait of tho
city and about four squares from
the .courthouse. TliU propeity, a
life 'insurance policy for $,"5,000
and other valuables, all worth about
2r,000 or 10,000, were left her
by her husband.
Graud Jury. Refuses to In
dict the tyfother and Broth
er of theMurdered Girl.
Dayton, March 2. -The Oilman
family had nothing to do with tho
murder of Dona Oilman, who ' was
murdered nud .assaulted near her
home on tho .night or November 20.
The grand Jury.to which Collins and
Mrs. Gllmnn were bound over, Sat
urday relumed its findings, refusing
to indict tho mother nud brother of
the dead girl a
Uses His Fists Upon a Re
porter Who Discovered His
Clliejgo, March 2V George Fitz
gerald, teller of the United States
subtrensury. un-. 'subjected yester
day leJpenledy to cross exnininalion
by Cliief Wikie ninrCapt. Poller
of thu United StatesVticeicl horvico
the vt-'i'01"' witliTjvhi'cli the gov
ernnioiit ngenN adhoice to this lino
of invest 'bnlitn -i being iudicutivo
of the imiHMtnuco 'I hoy attach to
1Ii .. .1 ... .i l'.,nt it. ! 'i l.iii tin.
l" IL.Ultltl iO 41 lilA-Un 111 I III' 1 1 BW- ii tuiuiiu. ii..ti. wwi.ov nt,.u,. vumi-it.
lutio'n of the $17;i,000 robbery. It 'ny and what course Oliver will pur
ii kpo.wu the telleivjliencefoith is eue,
NOT TEST" THEIH SANITY EARLIER?
youths be cxnmined before they etart out
JMAKCH 2, 1907.
GREATEST SENSATION OF ALL
PROMISED FOR NEXT WEEK
to bo kepi under surveillance equiv
alent to his being 'in custody.
A startling development of tho
day caniu in an 'assertion from
Cliief Wilkie that the government
does not know the numbers and
seiio.s of the misting currency. This
mourn, that if any of the stolen
money has been turned over to any
bank in the United States since its
disappearance the government will
be unable t( locate it.
Alter the conclusion of his ex
amination by Chiot'i Wiikie and
Cap. Porter, Fitzgerald attempted
to conceal himself. When 'accosted
by n neswpnper man who discovered
Fitzgerald's place of concealment,
Fitzgerald nttneked the reporter,
knocking the reporter partly down
a flight of stairs. Fitzgerald was
gi cully exc'ited and his friends had
considerable difficulty in calming
He will Appeal to Congress
if the Administration ,
Fails to Act.
Washington, Mai eh 2.-Vllllam J.
Oliver, whose bid for the contract
for the construction of the Panama
canal was rejected by direction of
President Roosevelt, will submit to
the government a bill for $40,000,
the amount of expense he Incurred
la organizing the Pannma Canal
Construction company. If the
amount Is not handed over to him,
ho will appeal to congress for ro.
Oliver called nt the office of the
Isthmian Canal commission with his
personal nttorney, Bruce Rice, of
New York, and iccelved the certified
check for $200,000 which Oliver sub
iiultted when Ills original bid was
mode. This Is tho check, he declined
to accept yesterday.
Oliver has decided to leave the
matter in the hands of his nttor.
neys and John 11. McDonald, ono of
Oliver left for Knoxvlllo tonight
and on Monday Morgan J. O'Brien
nud Urueo Rice, his attorneys, will
meet John B. McDonnld In New
York, when they will talk over tho
question of tho dissolution of tho
nnnnmn fount fVtiaf runt Inn nflinnn
to eee the world,
Secretary of American Embassy at London is Said
to Know Something About the Thaw's Eu
ropean Trip Which Will Startle Natives.
It is Hinted That Jerome will Ask That Attorneys be Sent
to London to Take the "Deposition of the Secretary, Who
is of the Opinion That Thaw was Completely Under tho
Influence of Evelyn A JNew Motive for the Killing of
White May be Disclosed.
New York, Mnrch 2. Jerome Is
rcjiorted to have received a letter
today from Craig Wadsworth, sec.
ond secretary of the American Em
bassy In London, offering Informa
tion, which Is expected' to produce
one of the greatest sensations of the
Wadsworth, who knew the
Thaw party, during the now fam
ous European trip of 1003, volunteers
Information of a startling nature.
Word was received from the friends
') Wadsworth In LonTlon says the
embassy secretary and has offered to
make a deposition of facts in hh
knowlcdgo for use by Jerome. Wads
HAS A NARROW ESCAPE
Trains Meet Head-on on the
Hartford Four Men Killed and a Score are
Waterbtiryj Conn., March 2. Four
men dead, a' score were Injured and
Governor Woodruff, of Connecticut,
narrowly escaped death In a head-on
olllslon of the New York. Xew
Invon and Hnrtford trains on tho
He Says the President has a
Lacking in not Having
Xew Yoik, March 'J. -Tho World
in mil interview with E. 11. Hum
man, printed this liioruiuir. says:
"It is too bid that n man with
such an n'ert mind as l'res'iilent
Hooevelt has should not hnvo sub
jected himself to nioio discipline"
aid Kdwmd 11. lliirriuuui, during
in interview m his 'i(s-examin.V-kn
hefoie the intd'rtato coiniiieu'o
"Mr. Hoosove, is a very able
nan," he continued: "ho is capable
if ilciiu preiit thills'! if tlioi'e was
only more 'fixity of purpose."
"It was the day when announce,
nent had been made of anothor
'haiio in Panama canal affiiirs by
inler o,f the piesidont."
"Why don't you buii'kl tho can
U7" Mr. llairi'iuin was as-ked.
"1 would if 1 had tho chance,"
io replied. "Let mo tell you this.
Wo spend mora money every year
n improvements cn tho Union Pac
ific than could ho nx,pcnilcil in a
yc.tr on tho cannl. If we ran rail
vnys like Panama affa'trs are eon
luctcd theiu would be a fjrent crop
vf receiverships in this countiy.
"The whole trouble in Panama is
lack of nn executive, llow can yon
TILLMAN WANTS TO
KNOW ABOUT TBE DEAL
Washington, March 2. Tillmnn
todny presented a resolution calling
upon tho president for nil papers
and informnlion iu his possession
relative, lo his recently proposed
construction of the Pannma canal
by routract and his rejection of nil
bids. ' -
FMIOS TWO GENTS
worth Is said to have in his posses
sion numerous letters from Thaw,
clearly Indicating the Insanity of tho
writer ,and of such a nature ns to
bo Invaluable In clearing up tho
hitherto mysterious fact3 In the case.
These Wadsworth letters are said to
throw an entirely new light on the
tragedy, Wadsworth asserting that
Thaw was completely under the in
fluence of Evelyn Thlsmlght hint
nt another motive for tho killing of
Tho Wadsworth letters are regard
ci as so valuable that It Is predict,
ed Jerome may nsk that attorneys
bo sent to London to take Wads
worth's deposition. '
New York, New Haven and
Naugatuck II vision, near here, early
today. The Governor was slightly
bruised, but escaped serious Injury.
'Mistaken signals' 'are jbcllovcd to
bi the cause. The dead were crows
of tUj colliding engines.
Very Alert Mind but He is
a Fixed Purpose and is
expect engineer to carry on woik
eiticiently when it is impossible to
get any decision on important
poijits i'rdm. lijadqunitersi under,
tliiiH' or four wceksY
"You .must have an exocutivo
head in every system, an execu
tive with n tixcd purpose in view.
You must have such a .system a
wili enrblo any part of it to have
an immediate an.i firm decisiba
whenever any question arises. Then
things can be-done."
Washington, March 2. Harrlman,
who is on his way south, seeks to
Justify his courso with tho Chicago
& Alton. "The president," he says,
Is right In what he's trying to do,
but ho Is not going about It right.
I' Is not so much what you do, but
how and whpn yon do it. The Intor
stute Commerce commission Is hard.
1 fair In Its proceedings. Tho mem
bers should co-operate with the bus.
Iness of the country Instead of on.
tagonlzing them. There's little In
centive fort a man to bo successful,
but I'm sure tho old American spirit
of fair play will prevail In the end.
Thctc seems to be a tendency among
all unsuccessful people to assail the
MRS. DAN HANNA WILL
ASK (OR A DIVORCE
Cleveland. 0., March 2. Ineohv
pntnbility is to bo charged in tho
divorce suit to ho filed by Mr.
Daisy (lotdon Hannn, ugainst Dun
H. Jlaniia, n ton of the lato Semi
tor, according to a 'New York dis
patch wli'Hi uainos Mitt. Hnnna as
authority for the statement. Di
vorce terms wero agreed on nt a
family council a fortnight ago. It
is expected the petition will be fil
ed there, soon.