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JTOIiUME XV. NO. .188,
The Move Came so Suddenly That the District At
torney Was Taken
and Asks lor
It.ii Said That Jerome Will Place Evelyn Again on the
Stand and That the Countess of Yarmouth and May
'McKenzle Will be Called as Witnesses for the State
Delmas Does not Object to the Postponement Until Mon-
' day but Thaw Becomes Vexed.
New York, March 8. -Lawyer
Delmas today outflanked Jerome,
and the latter was compelled to sue
for aif armistice to enable him to
rc-airange hw p;au of fight In the
"Jerome ' wis "stumped" by the sud.
den. change of front of defense In
resting Its case today, though the
chango was characteristic of Del.
was.- In releasing expqrts Wngncr
and Evans without their mentioning
thaw's present mental condition,
Delmas surprised the prosecution.
When Delmas today made this form
al announcement, "The defonso
re'sU," Jeromo could only explain to
the couft that tho suddonness of
the movo haJ left him unprepared,
ad that he had no witness at his
-cpBjmajid. It had been expected that
DelmM -would fight against any
SpjStponotqent, to give the district
attorney time to prepare his case
apew, but Delmas consented to an
adjournmonl until Monday, without
jjtetregaln' the ground he has lost.
Jep$ef has, determined, It is under.
fci; to' "drag to the stand some of
..Thawybwn" friends i The prisoners
."? V'-ll e 'forced to assume tho
l08ltiflp,(0f appearing as the prose
,.?J!t?r'l .'wJi?.fg8., although Jeromo
&flfxitotay May Jfackensie,
Xfi!lv,'!nf!l?r, closest .friend, and
tMOAUMms of Yarmouth, Thaw's
alitcr,- ar also to bo witnesses for
tbp .state. Just what Jeromo hopes
to. draw from sftch unwilling wit.
nesses la. hard to gucs3.
H Is reported that Evelyn has been
sUbpoenae'd for Monday, and will bo
asked to Identify tho letter of
Howard Nesblt which figures in tho
proceedings. Jerome is also under
stood to liavo served a subpoona on
h'er to bring to court all letters of
Stanford White, in her possession.
iMay Mackenzie 13 expected to bo tho
first wltneks on Monday. She
knows more about Evolyn Thaw's
life, prevluos to her marriage, than
anyone else, Sho will probably bo
a hard witness for Jerome to han.
die. Jerome wants Thaw's sister to
testify, about facts relating to the
story of Svelyn In England. Thaw
88 vexed . at tho delay and abuses
of. 'Jerome Evelyn took lunch
with him) Friday.
New York, March 8. -Tho decision
of!Harry K. Thaw's lawyers to
closeVthelr caB0 without calling
any,.. more, witnesses, surprised no
one' more" than It did District At.
tpr'ney Jerome . Tho district at.
tqrpey,, expeptlng that the session
PjfcJVW'oing be devoted to tho ex
a.n)natlop of more experts, devotcij
a good pat'of" Thursday to propar.
liiH ,for . tIon. When late in tho af.
ternooni he? received word that the
defense had decided to rest their
case, he, wasmore or less puzzled.
V'l will not be able to tell wha'
aptlon I ylll. take' ho said, "until
if.he'ar in ppen court tho words
(Which assume me that the case of the
defenso has been finished, i am told
that (holrplan Is to close their caso
a1 It stands, but their plans have
b'en 'phafngd so many times -since
the. .trial' began that I will not ba
siirp ofaf)ythlng until' I hoar the
Btatement Un open court. '
"In case the defenso, doos rest,
hoW'lqng will tho acse last." he
-wasV asked i.
."It eeoma to mo that the evidence
should all be In by Wednesday," be
ru Pd. "Then, uy giving tho do
'Aw-'one day for the closing nd.
jjgrsaand allowing me tho -same
"'' adi'tt of time, the case should go
to"' tho jury on Frjday of noxt weok.''
"Will you go to the Jury with tho
cgse' or will you ask for a comrals.
Blon In luhacy?"
"On the evidence as .It now stands
I will certainly go to tho jury," re-
' ,pled the district attorney. "If
'; there is nothing between society and
::"iy one who wishes to attack It
Alwt 'brain storm we had bettor go
DEFENSE RESTS ITS CI
Clear Off of His Feet
back to tho days of the frontier,
and every irinn take out a pistol "per.
U was nearly C o'clock last oven,
ins when (Dolphin M. Delmas. chief
oi tho Thaw counsel, called District
Attorney Jerome on tho telonhono
and made the announcement.
When the defente rests. It will bo
the duty of tho dlEtrlct attorney to
tcko up tho, rebuttal, but It was
generally rumored last night that
after a brief session, adjournment
will be asked nnd granted until
Monday, that Mr. Jfrorao may ma
ture his plans.
The sudden decision of tho defenso
came after conference of Thaw's
lawyers in Mr. Delmas offlco late
It Is understood that Lawvers
Daniel O'Reilly nnd Glcason were
with Mr. Delmas during tho discus,
slon as to the bc3l courso to pur.
sue. When an agreement was
rtached, Mr. Delmas Immediately
notified tho district attorney.
It is known that- Mr. Delrtiaa Is
busily at work on a hypothetical
Question, which .will bo propounded
,iu mo uircii -ior mo siau, Mr., i
Jerome's move Is awaited with lii-- f
terest. There are numerous wit
nesses that could ba cnllnrl In i-Mmt
tal, Including alienists for the state,
who have boen lr court ovorv dnv
since the trial onnnert Rhwivino-
Thaw. Howard Nesblt. n brother
Of Mrs. Harry K. Thaw. May Mac
kenzie and others havo been on call
dally 'and may bo summoned.
It was understood lasl nlcht thnt
tho defense will nttemnt to conclmlo
lt.T cross-exnmlnatloii speedily, deal.
ing very briefly with tho allonlats.
How long Mr. Jeromo will take on
rebuttal Is nnother nuestlon of lm-
portanco. Tho "casn may closo with
this rebuttal, although tho defense
has a chance for sub-robuttnl.
un good authority. It was' snlil that
Delmas would sum up for Thaw,
This, too has boon a question under
It was an ovenlnc of activity In
the district attorney'3 offlco. As
sistant District Attorney Nott wnn
called in for tho first time slne the
opening of the trial, and with his
mud anu Assistant Attorney Garv
nn with him, went over tho author.
itios until a late hour.
The close of .the defonsn was with
the testimony of. Mrs. Wm. Thaw,
mother of the defendant, nnd t una
decided that no bettor climax could
havo been reached' by tho defenso.
'Several of Thaw's attorneys' visit,
ed him' In tho Tombs, nnd ho was
notified of this, decision and con
curred. Tho question of a lunacy commls.
slon looms prominent still. Mr.
Jeromo may ask for tho appointment
oi such a, commission at any time,
and this may halt proceedings.
"So far as wo women aro con.
ctrned, wo consider tho worst oyer,"
said Mrs. Evolyn Thaw. "Wo aro
all greatly relieved that Harry's
mother's t3tlmony has been given,"
sno continued. "The suspense of
waiting to he cabled bore very heav
ily on not, and all of us aro happy
to know It ,1s over." Mrs. Thaw
called on her husband In tho Tombs
early yesterday, and romnlnnd there
as long as the prison rulos permit.
tod. Mrs. Wm. Thaw, Mrs. Geo.
h, Carnegie and tho Countess of
Yarmouth also called at the prison.
Thaw received tho usual laree
number of letters In the early mall
yesterday, . a number of thorn camo
from foreign countries,
. Tnaw.'8 lawyers and tho defonrtant
hlmsolf, It is ald. havo mom fear
o; a suspension of tho trial In favor
at a commission than a verdict liv
the present Jury. Tho dofonso l
prepared to fight such an appoint,
M-. O'Jtellly, pf Thaw's counsel,
lost night gave out a letter which
h? said had boen received by Thaw,
lost month' and which! Thaw himself
desired published. Thaw, however,
refuscil to permit tho numc of tho
writer '.o bo made known. The let
ter follows: '
"February 9, 1007.
"Dear Sir It Is wronc that nolh.
ilngk Is done to counteract- the Im
pression that Mr. H. K. Thaw has
lived apart fronr good associations
eveept at his homo In Pittsburg.
"I hesitated In sending this Infor
mation, as his lawyers should dls.
pel this bad feeling. Instead they
seem to pay attention to nothing
beyond his right In thb trial.
"Mr. II. K. Thaw has not only
learned friends and scientific- frlnnds
but also others of the most conserv
"When last his mother w.ir
abroad, he gave dinners for her, at
Which ho met nil tho licsf nlnmonlH
of society In town.
"Tho prlmo minister, tho crnnd
master of the court and their wives
and the head of the best old nnm.
ar. families. In Paris and London.
land other places, he mndo her visit
ogrcenble In tho samo man'tor.
"Airs. William Thaw would sel
dom leave her- hoinn nnd Imp 1,1,11
anthroplc Interests In Pittsburg, but
I know of one occasion when sho
was present at a large dinner,
whero the other guests were well
known Now Yorkers, Including (the
letter here elves tho nnmos of nun
and women prominent In Now Ynrit
society life). I think (mentioning
tho names of other men nnd worn-
or equally prominent with tho oth.
ors) were among tha guests.
"The knowledge that Mr. Thaw
has been but an Irresponsible person
beforo his terrible misfortune that
may have at last dep-lved him or
reason, temporarily, I hope, for tho
good reports In tho dally papers
can have no effect nreiudlclal to his
.interests, I am sure, but may crcato
some sympathy for tho young man,
or whom I havo always felt a sin.
cere regard. Very faithfully, -
"AN OLD FRIEND OF MR.
"P. Si I bcllovo this dlnnor was
In the Woldorf's private rooms about
LAKE SHORE ENGINEERS
WILL GET A RAISE
Cleveland. O.. Mnreh 8. Lako
Shore officials mo trying to
ronclt nu agreement in rejriml Io
wnges and hours with choir 1,800
engineers. .Both tho Lako Shoro
officinls nnd employes say an
agreement will probably bo i-caclied
today and wages will bo advanced.
H': WANTS TO HEAR EVERY
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MAEION, OHIO. FRIDAY EVENED.
Union Pacific May be Com
pelled to Dispose of South
ern Pacific Holdings.
New, York. iMureh 8. As
suit of- tho recent inlnrslnfn
mcrcb commission Jiivcslismtion of
io-Union l'ncit'ic it is reported
that action will be broiigty to com
pel tho Union Pacific to disposo
uf its. Southern Pacific stock.
Tlie llnrrinian intero(q will i'ol-
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An Englishman Attacks the
Legitimacy of the late
General Riley's Birth.
Wollsvillq, 0., March 8. -A
suit was filed hero by an Knglish
man namcl McZey in contest for
tho estate of tne Into General
Riley, well knowh as the personal
friends ofoMcKlnley. JlcZey al
leges illegitimacy of 'Riley's birth.
Riloy loft a big cstato nnd no
inimcdiaito 1'itmily. There aro u
laigo number of, claimants all
over America. but JlcZey claims
tho cntiro cstnlc.
Police arV4he Trail of the
Murderer of Mrs. Kate
J St. Louis, March S. -Detectives
havo recovered all of tho property
stojen from Mrs.,.,Kute Quernheim,
who wns brutally? murdered In Her
.heme, Thursday 'e,yenlug, nnd It'' Is
ueiioveu tne murderer will ue in
custody soon, Th'o diamond ear drop
which wero toriUfroni the victim's
ears, were sold .to tho man iow In
custody. Tho purchaser Is touring
the city with tho police to pick up
the trail of tho murderer.
WORD! BUT WHAT A PITY
AND THE WHOLE THING SHUT
MAKCH 8, 1907.
PRESIDENT'S SON, ARCHIE'S
CONDITION IS SERIOUS
The President Remains up All Night Making Fre
quent Visits to the Bedside and
Doing All in His Power to
Relieve the Sufferer.
Despite His Fatigue and the Seriousness of His Sons Con
dition the Chief Executive Attended to Bis Official Duties
and Held a Cabinet Meeting This Morning Many Mes
sages of Inquiry and Sympathy Sent to the White House.
Tho bulletin at 1:50 this nf tor
noon by Lambert was that Arch
io'd condition continues satisfac
tory. Washington, March 8. Archie
Itoosevolt, the president's third son.
who has been suffering from diph
theria since last Friday, had a turn.
for the worse Thursday aud last
night, though he has rallied some.
what, his condition is. serious.
Dr. Alexander Lambart. Cof New
York, In response to a telecram from
Piesldent Roosevelt. arrived In
Washington last nlcht nt 9 o'clock
and took chargo of the case.
Drs. Rlxey, Kennedy and DralstoJ
wero holdlnK a consultation when
Dr. Lambert arrived at the Whito
House. Just previous to his com
ing further antl.toxln was Injected
Into tho patient.
Drs. Brnlsted nnd Prvor left tha
Whito Houso at 0:35. They stated
Eleven People Seriously In-
jurad in a Wreck in
St. Louis. March 8. Eleven per.
sons were badly Injured and a scoro
wero bruised In a head-on collision
betweon trolly cars. A north bound
car jumped tho track and landed
wns hit by
the c:lier csr.
THE KEYHOLE CANNOT BE
that If Archie's vitality held out
through the night, there Is nn even
chance for his recovery. At 10:20
Dr. Klxey Issued the following bulle
tin. "Archie has materially Improved
since noon when considerable anxl.
cty was felt on account of tho weak
heart action. La3t night at 10:20
tho caso was more favorablo with
normal temperature and heart act
The first change for the wor3o
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three physicians spent tho night at
the Whito House nnd were Joined
early Thursday morning by Dr.
nixcy. After n consultation the
president decided to summon Dr.
Lambert, who had returned to New
York Sunday night. Tho change In
Archie's condition wns reported at
2:30 In tho afternoon, when Secro.
tary Locb gave out this bulletin:
"Archie has had a severe attack
of diphtheria. He has done well un
til today, when there was a short
WILL PROBABLY INDICT
The Bronx Wreck will be Investigated by the Grand Jury
ana directors and Officers of the flew York Cen-
tral May be Held for Trial.
Now York, March 8. -Tho in
dictment for thirteen niulti-mill-ionaircs
('f:Vers nnd directors of
tho New York Central Railroad,
who aro hold by Coroner Schwan
ueeke to bo responsible i'or tho
MOB STONES BALL WHERE
REV. LUPTON SPOKE
Missionary Home of the Head of the "Gift ot Tongues"
Sect will be Investigated by the Township
Alliance, O., March 8.-TownshIp
authorities havo decided to investl.
gato tho missionary home of Rev.
Lupton, head of tho '.'Gift of
A young girl from homo was
found on a street car, apparently
, Threatening Letters Received
by Father of a Kidnaped
Dover, Delaware, March 8. -Dr.
Marvin, or Kltts Hummock, whoso
son was kidnapped last Monday, la
understood to havo received a letter
demanding a bltr t-unsoui for the
child. Efforts have been made to
keep the receipt of tho letters sec.
ret, so the police can work.
Tho child la believed to have been
stolon by n man and woman and
carried up the bay on a boat.
price two cnmrs
I spell of depression with weak heart
action. This, however, has quickly
rcsiKindcd to stimulation. The case
Is again doing well sn,l J? considered
(Signed) "P. M. RIXEY."
The Prlentls Select school, which
Archie Roosevelt had been attend.
ing before his Illness, Is closed on
account of another niiDll havlnir con
Washington, .March 8. In splto
of the fact that Archie Roosevelt
Is still In a grave condition, tho
president felt Impelled to attend
to his usual official duties today.
He received a number of callers
during the morning hours, and held
a regular cabinet meeting. Al
though the president was awake tho
most of the night, he looked none
tho worse for his long vigil.
.wncn maklnir his visits to tho
sick room, ho observes the samn
precautions that the physicians fol.
low. This consists In removing his
coat and vest and donning a long
sterilized robe, which tho doctors
In speaking of the caso to his
friends today, tho Presldont said
that his son's ense nt thnt (im
had every oppcarence of bclmr fav
orable, and that a steady and ranld
recovery wns looked for bv the nhv-
slclans, but he said that diphtheria
was n most treacherous disease, and
not until tho patient has complete,
ly recovered his strcnKth. would ho
be considered really out of dancer.
Ho nuiy suffer a relanse with heart
failure nt any time.
Telegraph and telonhono wires.
leading to tho White House, are be.
ing kept busy with messages of in
quiry and sympathy.
Bronx wreck of February 10, in
which 21 lives wero lost, will prob
ably bo nskod, next Monday, wlion
district nttornoy bmythe
tho case before tho grand
demented, nnd taken back to the
homo under guard. This resulted in
the decision to Investigate A mob
stoned tho hall at Belolt where Lup
ton wns talking, last night.
Thero aro said to bo twenty worn,
en and four men at the home,
for tho boy baa
and the vicinity is
Women Swore ts Behave Be
fore They Were Admitted
to House of Commons.
London, March 8. 'A woman's
suffrage bill was introduced Into the
House of Commons today. Only
Momen, who were sworn to bn-i
hnve, wero admitted to the gallery.
Premier Camnbell Bannnrmnn innvoi
'against the bill.
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