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The MarionDaily Mirror,
VOLUME XV. NO. 300.
MARION. OHIO. TUESDAY EVENING, JULY 30. 1907.
PBIOE TWO OBNTB
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DEATH WITH A NECKTIE
Revolting Crime Unearthed by New York's Police Twenty
Hours After Being Committed Teeth Marks on
Face Murderer Makes Escape.
(New York, July 30. Two unknown
women have fallen victims to stran
gle In Now York within tho last 21
hours. Tho police think tho crimes
may hnvo been committed by tho
snmo men, and aro ransacking tho
city, Ono of tho womon was found
dead In a furnished room, tho other
In nrcaway. To make suro of death
In the later caso, (ho murderer stabbed
his victim In tho abdomen. Tho
lodging house muidcr was committed
so quietly that although there woro
other persons In tho building, no ono
was aroused. Other occupants of tho
Iiouro Anally broke in tho door and
found the woman dead. Sho lay nudo
on tho bed with a man's nccktlo
twisted tightly nbout her neck. Two
weeks ngo Sunday, tho man and
woman hired tho room, giving tho
namn pt David, or Davidson. Tho
man and woman wero last seen to
gether Into Sunday night. An hour
later, the man left alone. Lato last
night, tho door was forced open and
tho murdered body was discovered.
New York, July .10.- A prepos
sessing young woman was found slain
Monday nlght-stranglod with a man's
necktlo In her room In u high class
'boarding house whero she had been
living as tho wife of a mnn named
Davidson, The crlmo Is replete In
mysytcrlous dctnlls. ,
Although tho crime was committed
midnight Sunday, It was not discov
ered until (Monday night."
Five hourp after ho had escapod
from the room tho slayer returned to
eliminate all signs of a strugglo and
to bq suro that ho had left behind no
clue to tho ldontlty of hlmsoU or
Two weeks ago last Sunday, a for
eigner, who gavo tho nanio of Dav
idson, and -who spoko English poor
ly, called at tho boarding houso run
by Mr and Mrs. Fred Dayton, 475
LETTER OF PORAKER MAY
END HIS POLITICAL LIFE
If Taft Controls Committee and Later the Convention,
Foraker is Doomed Is Said Endorsement of Taft
is Practical Cortainity.
Columbiis, Ohio, July 30. A res
olution endorsing Secretary Taft for
' prcsjdont was adopted by a vote of
fifteen to nix by the republican
sfcato cunpnitteo thia afternoon.
Columbus, O., July 30. Tho Re
publican state central commltteo met
t ono' o'clock this afternoon. Tho
proposition to endorso Taft for presi
dent is tho main thing beforo tho
committee, although minor business
will bo first transacted. Tho voto on
Taft will come lato In tho aftornoon.
Beforo tho meeting tho Taft man
IS FEARED UTTER COLLAPSE
MAY COME TO H. H. ROGERS
Now York, July 110. Following
lib s ml(lo a collapse lust' week the
condition of Henry II. Rogers, tho
nominal head of the Standard Oil
company, is olllcially rcjiorted to. be
impiored. It wn learned tonight
that but for (lio timely action of
ono of Mr. Itogers' c1oj! personal
friends, a member of tho directorate
of tlio Standard Oil coiWpauy, a wild
rumor would have hprrnd through
Wall street today, ohd it "vould no
doubt liav precipitated a panic,
'The Story is to tlio effect that
Mr. Rogers' tonditiou is not nt
this time critical' but tlvat his
liqaltlj lias almost completely given
away, owing to closo npollcation lo
businosK nirnirs. It is said that the
henltli of Mr, Rogen is considered
of n vnat del m'o Importance, in
t.nfrtv as tlio effect on slocks is wn
I'crnod. tlmu $ tho health of Mr,
Absolutely nothiiu? is given out
hv Ilie ndloioln of the big corpora
tion ooueeniiiig Mr. Roger, but It
U mill that (wo of llin most re
nowned English plijsicians will
vrneh lierc wHun tho noxt few days
to treat Mm.
West Twenty-second streets, and en
gaged a room.
The noxt day a woman, whom ho
Introduced as 'Mrs. Davidson, joined
him. Tho man camo to nnd from his
room wearing an nutomobllo cap. Ho
was generally dressed In a grimy cos
tume, giving tho Impression that he
was a chauffeur.
Sunday night tho couple, who had
been told to vacato their room, were
heard quarreling by parties In tho
noxt room. Then tho man left. A
'.Mrs. Terhuno was awakened five
hours later, Just beforo daybreak, by
footsteps in (ho next room,
Tho "opinion of the coroner and tho
Investigations of tho police show a
most remarkable strain In the crlmo
nt tliln point. Tho man hadyiiokcd
thb .woman to death by tying nWck
tlo about her throat. It was drawn
nnd knotted bo tightly that tho cloth
sunk Into the flesh. Then with pe
culiarly vicious gloating over his deed
Jthe man had tied tho ends of tho
nccktlo m bows, as ho would have
worn It himself.
There wero tooth marks In tho up
per part of tho woman's right arm,
which were smeared with blood. Thoro
wero nlso teeth marks In her . left
check, but these were frco from
Tho police bellovo tho murderer bit
his victim after sho was dead.
J Tho character of the crlmo Indi
cated that tho stranger was a dogen
icrato or possessed of demoniac rago
.v.. ,iu nmui uiu .vuiliuu.
iHo jammed a pillow over hoi faco
and, though tho body showed that tho
woman died in the greatest agony,
tho arms' woro folded peacefully across
Mrs. Dayton told the pollco that sho
had scon In tho room a picture of the
dead woman, on tho faco of which
was written in Ink: "From your
best love, Sophlo Kohlcr."
agers claimed the endorsement Is cer
tnln. They say that Taft will have
14 votes suro and that tho endorse
ment may bo unanimous when tho
oposltlon sees defeat.
All 21 committeemen aro prcsont in
person or by proxy. Tho majority
havo already called on tho Taft man
ugors and promised allegiance.
Forakor's letter opposing tho Taft
endorsement nnd practically admitting
ho would llko, tho presidential en
dorsement created u sensation hero.
Politicians say It draws tho lino so
closely that It means political death
to Fornkor If Taft can control the
commltteo today and also tho noxt
Republican stato convention.
St. Louis, July 30. A quantity
of dynnmiro in a minor's trunk ex
ploded whilo tho trunk was ljeiug
handled at Union station today, se
riously injuring two men, slightly
wounding six others and creating u
noise that almost started a panic.
Ivan Domotor, a Gieek minor on
luif way west irom Appalachian, W.
Yfl,, had some stick dyunmitp u
his trunk. A .bnggago man, in hand
ling it. gavo the trunk the usual
fling. The explosion followed. ,Hng
gagoniau Warner Spniks nnd Hugh
finnu wue taken to u hospital, se
riously injured. Six others lecoived
Thoic wns nothing left of tlio
EVELYN SAYS SHE WILL
NOT GO BACK TO STAGE.
Now Yoik, July !H). Evelyn Nes.
bit Thaw denied todny mast onv
plinticnlly tlio report thnt sho Js to
return 'to tho stage.
"Tlio story that T nm going Hack
lo the stngo is absolutely untrue,"
sho snid, "To print it is a mali
cious attempt to liarrss an innocent
SUCCESSOR OF ARMY HEAD
Iondon, July 30. General William
Booth, the head of tho Salvation Army
who Is engaged In a motor tqur of
Great Britain, announced on Sunday
at Blackburn, In Lancashire, that
tho same electric fltiBh that carried the
news of his death would publish tho
nanio of tho new general of tho Army.
It Is learned that General Booth
has loft minute directions for the fu
ture administration of tho army in a
scaled envelope with his solicitors,
No ono knows who his successor will
bo, but It Is believed that it will bo
Brnmwell Booth, with Commissioner
Howard and Comniksloncr Booth-
Tucker as alternates In caso of Brum
woll Booth's death, and that the army
will continue under tho guldauco of
ono man, and not or a committee or
board of directors.
fAFT FACTION WINS OUT
IN KENTUCKY PRIMARIES
Uiulsllle, July 30. Tho LouIbvIIIo
Republicans nominated .1. F. Grln
stcad for mayor last evening. In do
ing so the Taft supporters scoro n
triumph, notwithstanding tho fact
that William O. Bradley, former gov
ernor nnd prospective candidate for
Unltod States senator, Is ono of Fair
bank's chief supporters In Kentucky.
On Saturday In the primary Grin
stead was tho overwhelming choice for
mnyor over Georgo Welsslngor Smith,
who represented tho Taft faction.
T)ie federal officeholder In tho cus
tom houso got busy, evidently feel
ing that a victory for Fairbanks
would displease the powcis In Wash
ington. In tho delegate convention, thl3
evening, Bradley wns overwhelmingly
defeated for temporary chairman nnd
William Marshall Bullitt, a Taft man
and fusion lender was seated. The re
mainder of the ticket was made up of
either fusion candidates or Taft men.
REAL BANDITS HOLD UP
A TRAIN IN WISCONSIN
-Kenosha,' Wis., July 30.--Tho po
llco hero wero notincd today thnt'a
trnln on the western dlvlson of tho
Chicago & Northwestern road, which
loft Kenosha at 4 o'clock yesterday
aftornoon, was held up by nvo men.
Tho men made tho trip through tho
cars nnd aro known to hnvo got away
with moro than $200 in cash. Rail
way dotectlvcs tamo to Kenosha to
day to make an offort to got a clue.
RERO SAVES FOUR PEOPLE
AND THEN SINKS TO DEATH
Colon, July 30. A party of Amer
icans, among whom wns Enrlo Irvcn,
of Indianapolis, Ind., Monday decided
to tnko a swim In tho harbor. Four
of tho men venturing too fnr out wero
rnught In tho undertow aim found
thomsolvcs being rapidly carried into
Then cried for help, and Irvcn, who
was near tho shore, responded. Ho
reached the struggling men nnd helped
them ono nftcr another to get back
J. !. l.n
iu uiu dmwiu.
Coming In with tho last man, Irvon
becumo so exhausted that ho sank i
and was drowned.
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01 A MAN
Many Miles to
an with Whom
Spokane, v"nhlngton, July 30. Af
ter having tramped moro than 1,000
miles, attltcjl Mt men's garments, ar
rested at Wall.. Walla, south of here,
and detained In Jail two weeks on
technical clmrgi ,of masquerading, Mrs.
Georgo Earl, who was Nora Clay,
daughter of'u former cattlo grower
near Ft. WorllriP Texas, Joined her
husband In Spolcahc today, nftcr n
separation of sl$ weeks.
They eloped jthrue years ago be
cause tho brldjfs father threatened
to place her Inju convent. Sho wns
thou sixteen ycaVs of nge, and had a
reputation thtpueliout tho panhandle
as a "bronco' 'buster " .Mrs. Earl is of
medium height, Blender and comely,
a typical Texan, v.and speaks with an
air of refinement. Georgo Earl has
found employment In, a local hotel,
whero Mrs. Joseph A. Whlto has
given tho glrl'.wfte n home. This is
her story: ,
"i was ratted on tho plnliw of
Texas, nnd Started to rldo broncos,
wncn four years t of nge. When I
wns ten I started lnmtlng' mustnngs
nnd Indian pqnlfcs Pnpa sold his
ranch later nnd Marted n wild west
show. 1 did trli riding nnd 'bronco
busting.'' ltwaS easy, as I had
roped and branded cattle on tho Texas
"While wlthth$ show I met George
and we feU InjjjoVa .ly parents ob
jected to our marrying, because, thoy
said, I was toj young. I was six
teen. Thou Georgo nnd I ran away,
becauso papa threatened to put mo In
a convent. I'Jyns to bo taken to
Lott from El Paso' an tho 6:35 o'clock
ovenlng trnln.and Georgo nnd I left
for Waco nn hourlearlloi
"We went, nrorhfcouutryflnaU'
ly going to Oregon, "leaving Fon
dleton two months ago for Baker
City. George failed to get work nnd
started for Walla IWnlla. 1 did not
hear from him for several days, and
my funds gave out.r Determined to
reach him, I decided to don a suit
of his clothing and beat my way
to iWalla Wulln. Reaching thero I
heard he had KonWto Spoknno and
started out to tramp1 It to this city.
When I reached Starbuck, I got n re
port that lie was at&Walla Walla and
turned bjfJc. '
"1 tramped all tho way from Star
buok back to Walla" i Walla on the rail
road trade, pot having n blto to eat
from Sujid.i morning to iMondny
night. I wns nncstd'by the constable
at Walla Walla who- noticed that I
woro wnmou'ii shoes'''' and suspected
that I wns masquerading.
"I told the police nt Walla Walla
that I was strnndejli and wns dotor
mled to reach inyluisbnnd and real
ized that tho nilopton j or a' disguise
was tho only means whereby I could
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carry tho scheme '.through. I was
iturncd over to thojisalvatlon Army.
whero I wns tnatediwcll nnd received
transportation to Spokane, after
PRETTY COMFORTABLE, THANKYOU.""
George liml written to mo .whero ho
was. Wo expect to stay in SiKjkano,
as Wo hnvo found good friends who
will assist us in making a home."
Women will Appear in
Gaudy Attire During
Pnris. July 30. Tho fushlonablo
woman is In despair. Alter tho ilrst
promises of rpring, when every ono
hurried to supply herself with her
usual'number of. summer dresses, the
weather lias misbehaved to such tin
oxtent that thero has been no possi
bility of wearing tho dainty and pret
ty dresses provided.
Wo aro likely to bo treated to a
perfect blaze of color this coming
autumn. In all tho great shops wo
aro being shown tho colors so dear to
the Second Empire, which aro most
brilliant, and are suro to be very
trying to all except perfect types
of femlnlno beauty. The grcons In
particular are most crude, nnd there
aro several shades of tliem destined
to bo worn, while the yellows are of
tho most buttercup yellow It Is possi
ble to imagine.
Red nlso will be much worn in com
bination with black strapping. Nattier
blue, which has reigned supremo for
so long, will no longer be seen, neith
er will tho browns which were so
fnshlbnnblo last autumn.
Another Innovation Is tho old-
fashioned "pelerine," no dear to our
grandmothers These will be worn us
wraps, to ho slipped on when leaving
the tea shops, which have become
such an Institution In Tarls nowa
days, and will bo mado.in tho color
matching the dress. Thqy'wlll be much
longer Jn front J-han in the back. -
ECKEL IS PURSUED BY
A SERIES Or ACCIDENTS
, July SO. A full
Charles Bcckcl In
Ing pulley struck
tho faro and knocked out nn eyo and
mashed his nose Monday, as ho was
getting oil tho hay wagon, whoro ho
wns working. Ho fell and broke two
ribs. Monday night AVllllam McAdlcy.
.Inmcs Young and Ed Sickles drovo to
see Bcckcl and their horses ran off
nnd all wero hurt.
PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT GETS
MESSAGE FROM SOCIALISTS
Oystor Hay. July 30. Without com
ment. President Roosovelt made pub
lic tho following telegram received y
him 'Monday, leferrlng to the verdict
In tho Haywood murder trial at
"New York, July 28, 1907,
"Undesirable citizens victorious. Re
f'jr I' sign "n minor's rele:
,i 1 1 Each parent who si
l.recolvcs 1 and for tl
Offer of 2,000 Extra Votes For Sets of Subscrip
tions Reported This Week Receives Approval
of Candidates Who Determine to get as
Many Sets as They Can.
This Week is Truly Opportunity Week Candidates May
by Putting Forth Their Best Efforts This Week Gain a
Big Reserve Vote Which May Win the Automobile at
the Finish General Interest in Contest Continues to
Grow in Extent and Volume Total Vote Yesterday
Exceeded 27,000 Mark.
ROLL OF HONOR.
M. Kerstetter .
M. .Myers ..
'Mrs. H. A. Blgford .
Miss Rosetto Knnpp
Mrs. Muo Mitchell 12,113
Mrs. Walter Blbler .... 5.1S1
iMrs. Ed. Hess 3,214
Now Interest has been added to tho
-Marlon Mirror gieut $1500 voting con
test with the special offer of 2.000
extra votes for subscription clubs,
which will be In effect nil this week.
i Although the first announcement of
this special offer was only made for
tho.nrtjt time last evening, thero, has
already been considerable" Interest anil
enthusiasm aroused In tho offer and
thero Is every Indication that somo
great work will ibo done this week
while the special offer holds good.
in this special offer tho candidates
aro offered a splendid oimortunltv of
'amassing tho biggest vote by putting
in their best cffoits during this week
when they will yield tho greatest re
turns. As beforo explained the 2,000
extra votes will be given for very set
of six half-year subscriptions to tho
Dally Minor by carrier, or ten half
year subscriptions to tho Dally Mir
ror by mall, turned In to tho contest
department of tho Marlon Mirror this
week. Subscriptions for a whole year
will count the samo as two subscrip
tions for half a year each. The reg
ular number of votes are given on
each subscription turned In, nnd tho
special votes aro given In addition.
It would only take 11 vo sets of sub
clal offer Is that ono candidate cannot
extra votes by means of this seclal
offer. .From theso itgures Jt will bo
easyi to see how any eandldato can
by putting In her best licks this week
pile up a iblg rcscrvo voto which mny
win her tho nutomobllo at tho finish.
This week will bo truly opportunity '
SINGLE BALLOT Svo
For Miss or Hrs.
This ballet lo Le ccurtcd must bo
rarelully Inrrrml Rrcurd bcrclerand
deposited in ballot box unfolded.
IS CLAIMED STEEL AND
WIRE TRUST HAS SLAVES
Now York, July 30. Tho Steel and
Wlro combluo Is accused of buying
'children for mill work In Worcester,
.Mass., for ?1 each.
To scruro absolute control of tho
children, It Is charged, tho truBt re
cently demauded that their parents
signs this release
that dollar ho or
sho waives f mover nil contiol over
tho child. Many of tho parents who
havo transfored their children to
bondage uro natives of foreign
countries, who do not understand the
Few of them realize, what thoy havo
ono. Several hundred havo nlreudy
been "sold" In this city, nnd, It Is
charged, tho euIp of hundreds of oth
ers will soon bo consummated If tho
stuto authorities do not inteifero,
Ono of tho best features of this spo
cla loffcr Is that one eandldato cannot
learn, except fioin tho candidate her
self, how many sets of subscriptions
a eandldato has turned In. The spe
cial votes given uro in the nature of
reserve votes and cannot bo voted
until tho last day or tho balloting
when they mny bo cast the samo ntf
other votes and will be counted tho
The balloting yesterday was of a
very lively nature nnd the total for
the day wns In excess of 27,000 votes.
Tho honor certificates for the day
wero award-1.! as follows: In district
one. Mrs. M. Kerstetter; In district
two, ,Miss Hrmel Blow; in district
three, Mrs. C. M. Myers; In district
four. Miss Rosette Knnpp; In district
six, Mrs. Floyd Terry. Tho candidates
are all showing n determination to
win the honor certificates given dally
that hey may win tho l.fiOO extra
votes to be given noxt Friday evening
to tho candidate In each district, who
holds the most of tho honor certlft-
cates for tho district: afteMhocourit '
is completrd that evening. ' oiv.'
Tho general interest In tho contest '
continues to grow in extent nnd vol
ume with each succeeding day nnd It
Is a safe guess that there Js not nt
tho piesent tlmo n single perbon In
tho city or vicinity who docs not
eagerly scan tho tabulated lists each
ovenlng In tho hope of seeing a favor-
Ito eandldato lending the lists.
Through the efforts of tho candi
dates and their friends, the Marlon
Mirror is making many new friends
for itself and is now going Into hun
dreds of homes which It never beforo
reached. All in nil, tho Marlon Mirror
Is more than pleased with tho success
which hns so far attended tho contest,
nnd with tho gratifying results which
It hns accomplished.
iWhllo of course tho main Interest
centers In who will win tho splendid
prizes at the finish thero Is much of
tho general Interest concerned In the
securing of tho 2,000 extra votes giv
en this week for subscription sets
turned In by tho candidates and
The special offer Is now tho thing.
Kveiv candidate should embrace tho
Cnnntnl nffai fnn If nn,iii nn..n.i.,Hii..
' "hos, Zo """"" "u"u""'
Officer of Wrecked Stcimer
Columbia Loses Mind "
San Francisco, Car,, July 30.
Itobort Hawse, third pfflcor of tho
Ill-fated steamer Columbia, has lost
his mind. He brooded over tho con
troversy regarding his actions at the.
tlmo of tho wreck and newspaper com
ments thereon. iHo has been placed In
tho city prison. Hawse was also
charged with cruelty to ourvlors.