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THE MARION DAILY MIRROR
Y9LUME XVIII NUMBER 211.
MARION, OHIO, SATURDAY APRIL 23, 1910.
PRICE TWO CENTS
Humorist Wishes Observed
1 dj muse in uiarge.
HIS ViEW OF EPITAPHS
Close Frl'tndi Say That He Was Far
From Being a Millionaire and That
1 Daughter Clara Will Qet Bulk of
I Estate Left 8everal Unpublished
j Manuscripts and Unfinished Blog
, raphy, 'Which Are In Hands of Ex
I ecutors and Publishers.
"i Nw York, April 23. The funornl
bf Hamuol L. Clemens, who dttid at
tils home odtslde of Hcddlng, Conn.,
wfl" bi held at 3 o'clock this after
noon at the Drlck PreBbyterlan
cnurch7af 'Fifth avenue" and Thirty
evouth street. The Itev. Dr. Henry
,Vin Dyke of Princeton, who wub a
- close friend of the humorist for
aany years, will conduct a simple
eorvlce. after which the body will be
taken to Elmlra for Interment.
The second Hervlce at the homo of
General Langdon In Elmlra, tomor
row afternoon, will be simple ub the
ilrst. -The Rev. Josoph Twltcholl of
Hartford, to whom Mark Twain used
to refer as the only pastor he ever
bad, will conduct the service, at
which only Mrs. Osslp Qabrllowltsch,
the sole surviving member of Mark
Twain's family; her husbund, mebi
bera of the Langdon family and the
closest friends of tho dead writer
will bs present. Tho Interment will
be In the Clemens plot, whero Mrs.
Clemens and the children of Mark
Twain are burled.
' '"'Epitaphs aro cheap, and they do
a, poor chap a world of good after
he's dead," Mark Twain once wrote
bht to 'some of his dearest friends he
tald many times before he died that
be did not want any epitaphs or
eulogies when the tlmo came for him
to pbsb out. It was with these things
in mind that those of the dead
jt writer's closest friends in this city
2fwio undertook the arrangements for
r the funeral lopped nllii'omp of pa
rado and excess of rltuul from the
Service (planned for today,
following Mark Twain's express
wishes, those who had the arango
tneuts for tho funeral In hand have
'dispensed with pallbearers. MesIdcB
tie ilniplo service at the Brick
cuifch thofe will be some time with
in the next 10 days a memorial ser
vice, held by the many prominent
niefWln all walks of life who deslra
to show their respoct for tho dead
Those who are acquainted with tho
business affairs of Mark Twain bo
lievev"that the first accounts of the
size -of the estate which ho hns left
were exaggerated. A closo friend of
bis said that although the author
possessed u comfortable fortune, In
the latter years he was far fiom bo
. lug a millionaire,
What tho amount of Mark Twain's
royalties and other profits from writ
ings have been during the last 10
yeiri Is not known outside thu chclo
, of, Ms immediate friends. A repie
Mutative of Harper & Bi other, who
hate been his publishers In recent
years, said that all of Mark Twain's
books aro selling at present In gi eat
er numbers than over before
It became known that Clemens left
unpublished several munuscilpts be
sides that of his unfinished biogra
phy. These, which are In the hands
of a few close friends, publishers and
4f editors, had not even been offered
'W for publication. Together with sov
J eral fugitive scraps and pieces of un
finished mateilal, tho author had
given those manuscripts over Into
the hands of these llteiary executors
to be disposed of after his duutli as
they saw lit.
Those acquainted with the author's
business affairs said that, with tho
exception ,of a few minor bequests to
close friends and relatives, his will
provides that his daughter Clara,
Mrk Gftbrilowltsqh, shall bo tho leg
teo of all his estate.
peats Aeroplarie to Ground.
' r'.Boaton, ', April ,23. Tho Herring
s purgess aeroplarie was badly dam
aged In an unexpected pluuge to tho
turfr while In full fllgjit at Plum
Island. Mechanician Greoly Curtis
waV'pItcncd .from his seat, but wua
not- hurt.f Curtis fell out and beat
the machine to the ground, tho ma
chine sticking upright In the sund,
saving him from injury.
Vlslta Tomb of Napoleon.
- Paris, April 23. With the excep
tion of tho dinner and reception at
the palace of tho Elyseo, it was a
Raedoker day for Roosevelt. Tho
samo program has been followed as
in the bUier great capitals, Rome and
Vleunn', A tribute was first paid to
the quick and then, to tho dead, but
Paris afforded a difference, ltyro
tho ruling qulok hud no royul dead
upon whose tombs Roosovolt might
lay floral tributes, and no thunder.
torm marked b.ls visit to the mau
oleum of Napoleon I, as happened
Ib. Rome and Ylonnii when he visited
the , PaBt hoa -and" the Capuchins
V J -7-
Mr. nml Mrs. Owon Boyle of Up
perdorc, IJunberg, County Donegal,
Ireland, each of wlintu has passed
tin? century inuik. This photograph,
which wus recently received by a
son In New York fs tho llrst thnt
cither of the old conjilo lias cv.cr had
tnkon. Air. Hoylo la 103 years old and
his wlfo Is 101. Tho cotiplo have ton
children, all of whom nro living. The
oldest Is a daughter ot seventy. Thoy
have 122 grandchildren and llfty-slx
WOLTER GUILTY, IS
VERDICT OF JURY
Must Answer With Life For Ruth
Wheeler's Death. '
Now York, April 23. Albert W.
Woltor, who had been tried for the
muidcr of Ruth Amos Wheeler, tho
girl who wont to his rooms to get
employment us n stenogiaphor, wus
found guilty of murder In the llrst
debtee by u Jury In Judge Fostof'a
court of general session. From the
tlmo the Jury returned to Its soats
until Walter was led out of tho court
uftor the reception of tho verdict he
gave no sign of thu slightest emo
tion. When Judge Foster went on tho
bench ho gave the order that con
veyed to the Jury his readiness to
hear its report. Word lind come to
him that a verdict had been l cached.
"Uontlemen of tho Jury, how say
you?" asked the cloik. "Do you llnd
tho defendant guilty or not guilty?"
Walter was standing at tho bur out
side the railing, at which his lawyer
was sitting. Tho foreman faced tho
Germun boy squarely and sold: "Wo
llnd tho 'defendant guilty of murder
In, tho llrst degreo."
Not u spark of Interest showed In
Wolter'a fuco. Tho two Wheeler
girls sat with their fingers to their
Judge Foster set noxt Wednesday
for tho day of sentence. Wolter
walked along tho benches where tho
spectators Bat with his eyes looking
Into tho faces of tho crowd. Ho
turned Into tho hnllway that leuds to
tho Tombs without a trace of oxclto-
'state ciTAJGi's'IrT program
Sick Witness In Hyde Trial Worries
Kansas City, Mo April 23. The
illness of R. D. Mitchell, a wltnoss
for tho state, who has been suffering
with fever for tho last two weeks,
which it Is feared may yet dovelop
Into lyphold, Is tho reason that tho
state did not take up tho order of
proof In tho trlnl of Dr. D. C. Hydo
that thoy first decided on, and which
was carried out at tho inquest and
before the grand Jury.
A mysterious box of candy mndo
Us first uppearanoo In tho Hydo trial.
That Dr. Hydo gave Stella Swope
this candy on Dee, 4 and that she, a
week uftorward, was taken down
with typhoid fovor, was brought out
In tho evidence of Miss Anna Houle
j.an, one of tho nurses at the Bwope
homo during the typhoid epidemic
Threaten to -Kill Foreigners.
Hankow, April 23. Tho situation
in Hunan province Is reported as
critical. Women and children aro
fleeing for their lives from Chnngsha,
tho capital. A number of villages
near that city have been reduced to
ashes by native mobs. The country
Is placarded with throats to kill all
Items of Interest to People In All
Parts of Ohio.
Portsmouth, O., April 23. William
Hasktus, 0, while on his way home
from school, wus run down by a
streetcar and decapitated. Several
companions witnessed the nccldeut.
Woman Killed at Crossing.
Hamilton, O., April 23. Airs. An
drew King of Oxford wus killed .and
Miss Lura Jenkins, 28, and Martha
King, 7, her 'dnughteis, we're fatally
injured when a train struck tho bug
gy thoy woro riding In,
Old Soldier Attacked.
Ripley, O.. April 23. Hunter
Fields, un old soldier, wus stabbed
and cut about the head and body by
Alfred Grant duilng a quarrel over
borrowed money. Fields Is In a seri
Admits Robbery Story a Hoax.
Nbwark, O., April 23. Harry Urn
ploby, tho youth whose bands wero
cut off by u 13. & O. truln, after a
rigid examination by the police con
fessed that his story of having been
robbed and tied to tho track by two
thugs was a hoax.
Pat Crowe Held Up.
Mansfield, O., Apill 23. Pat
Crowe, the kldnuper of Eddie Cudahy
and more recently an evangelist, was
held up and robbed here. Ciowo filed
complaint against John Uurns, a pa
roled Ohio reformatory prisoner, who
was held In $5,000 bond.
Father's Fatal Mistake.
Zonesvllle, O., April 23. Mistaking
a glass of colorless medicine for wa
ter, Watt Ankrum, farmer, of near
here, handed It to his son, Ross An
krum, who was suffering from scarlet
fever, when he uskod for a dtlnk. Tho
young mini drunk the stuff and died
a few hours later. Thu father Is pios
trated. Accept Cincinnati Agreement.
Columbus, O., April 23. Miners
and operators of tho second subdls
trlct of district No. 0, embracing
Jackson, Lawrence and Vinton conn
ties, accepted tho report of tho sculo
commltteo, ombraclng an Increase In
nil departments of work. The new
scale Is based on the agreement
reached at Cincinnati.
Railroad 8trlke Averted.
New-York, April 23.-?A strlko of
thu trainmen and conductors on thu
Vuuderbilt- lines west of nuffalo was
averted after tho men had voted to
strlko, by both sides agreeing to ur
bitratlon. Theso loads Includu thu
Lake Shore- & ' Michigan Southern,
the Michigan Central, thu Chlcugo,
Indiana & Southern, the lily Four
and seveial subsidiary roads.
8ay Woman Stole Horse.
Columbus, O., April 23.- Mattlo
Flowers, for whom Detective Shellen
barger has been looking for several
days on a charge of horse stealing,
appeared In police court as Muttle
Forbes und was sentenced to tho
workhouso for IS days on a charge
of drunkenness. Shu was recognized
as the woman who Is mild to have
stolen a horse und buggy from W. R.
Dunune, which wuh brought Into tho
city and sold for $1.50.
GOULD ASKS FOR ACCOUNTING
Charges Gross Mismanagement In
Kanawha & Michigan Affairs.
Columbus, O., April 23. David
Gould of Yonkers, N. Y, minority
stockholder of the Kanawha & Mich
igan railway, who two weeks ago
filed suit to prevent the Chesapeake
& Ohio and the Lake Shore from
voting their newly purchased contiol
of the road, brought an action asking
an socauntlng and charging that mil
lions of dollars wero wasted and mis
appropriated, that discrimination was
ahown and that cousplrucy ruled the
proceeding)) of tho officials of t tho
Mme. Tetrazrlnl III.
London, April 23. Mme. Tetrnz
slnl has been attacked with midden
Illness and she will not bo ublo to
appear as billed In "La Travlata" at
the opening of the opera sonson at
tho Covent Garden thoatre today.
iiWr Mm sMS di?MHiiii9HMiiK1airaB
Friends Fear It Will Be Forgotten.
IS HIT BY HARD FROST
House Holds Onto Adjournment Res
olution In Order to Force Action
by Senate Committee Before Quit
ting Time Arrives Governor Har
mon Vetoes Measure Senator Pat
terson's Bill to Abolish Flro Mar
shal's Offlco Musters Three Votes.
Columbus, 0' April 23. - Sudden
and unexplalnablo oldness has
sprung up between the members of
the scnato commltteo on commercial
corporations and tho Woods publics
utilities bill. First, not a Democratic
member would sign the repoit rec
ommending Its passage In an amend
ed form. t Then all. but two Republi
can members announced that they
would not stand for It. There wero
other Indications of coldness touuid
the bill among' the senators that
leads to the suspicion that It Is In
tho cards now to adjourn with this
bill on the locks. The attitude of
the senators town id tho Langdon hill
Is more friendly, bilt eun thut meas
ure seems to bu In the dumps.
The friends of thu Woods bill In
the hnuso uie becoming decidedly
uuxlous about the fate of thu hill In
the cennte. They are inclined to hold
on tighter thai) ever to tho resolution
to adjourn on May 10, to which thoy
have not yet agreed. The develop
ments over In tho senate will prob
ably make them .still less Inclined to
ngreo on any tlmo for adjournment
until tho sennto has acted on this
bill. If the legislature Is to recess
from next Thursday to May 10 thero
will ho but four days in which all
theso Important matters must bo dlu
The governor vetoed the Gllllgnn
embalmera' bill, basing his objec
tions on the fact that It would un
necessarily placo a hardship on many
now established In the undertaking
business, Tor no good to tho public.
Similar laws of other states ufter
which this net wns said to be framed,
the Eovoinor ias caiefully avoid
Tho developments In tho state fire
marshal's odlco by tiie state probu
commltteo were not HiiHlclent to In
duce tho senate to abolish tho olllce,
and tho bill of Senator Patterson to
thnt effect was defeated by a voto of
3 to 23. Tho three nlllrmativo votes
woro cast by tho author of the bill
and Senators Williams and Rath
burn. Tho scnato also defeated Scnntor
Mooney's bill providing for stat6 In
spection and regulation ot laundries.
Favors Trinity Site.
Columbus, O., April 23. Tho houso
finance committee faors the Trinity
House sjto over proposed Third
street sites for the capltol annex. It
recommended for passage tho Shank
land bill appropriating $30,000 for
tho purchase by tho state of Trinity
Houso. Tho committee also recom
mended tho Jones bill, appropriating
JC0.000 to pay teachers In counties
in which tho school fund is I nsu in
dent to pay tho minimum salary of
$10 a month.
COMET SITS FOR
Professor Campbell Says Tail
Is 15,000,000 Miles Long,
San Francisco. April 23. A photo
giaph of the head und Inner puiKof
the tnil of Ilulluy's comet. In which
the length of so much of the tall us
was refolded uau 1,100,000 miles,
has been taken at the Lick observa
tory by Astronomer Curtis. Tho pho
tograph was made with the Crossley
reflectory of the observatory. The
plate was exposed for 35 minutes.
Tho extiemo diameter of the head
ns shown In the photograph Is 190,
000 miles. The photograph showing
the tall on a smnller scale recorded
I tho total length of nearly three do-
grces, corresponding to tho length In
space of more than 7,000,000 miles.
i Director Campbell asset ts thnt tho
I tall ot the comet Is fully 15,000,000
miles In length.
Will Bring Ashes" to Ohio.
Los Augolcu, Apt 11 23. Simeon
ntownell, 82, noted Prohibitionist, r
botanist and philanthropist, died at
Whlttler, Cal., of cancer. The body
will bo cremated and tho nshestsont
to Chllllcothe, O., nnd interred by
tho sldo of his wife, who died 40
Snnpsliot of Lrd Kitchener, bend
of tho Iirltlsli in my, ami Colonel
Hugh L. Scott, conunnndor of the
military academy at West Point. Do
low Is a plctnro of tho mw military
authoiltlcs on tho parado grounds at
West Point, Loid Kitchener took
grent interest In tho academy during
his recent visit thero und us ho da--parted
said: "You havo a reir.arkablp
institution hero. It Is a great credit
to your country,"
Tho lalo Dr. Louis Klopscli, editor
of tho Christian lleralil nml nm. nf
tho mou widely known collectors and
distributor! ami of chnrltublo funds
In tho world, whoso work In this line
will iiivbably bo told at u. nubile
hearing In ronneettun with an effort
to pass .1 law In Now York Btato de
manding the proper accounting nnd
publication of the us of such chnrlty
funds. Since Dr. Klopsch's death n
short tlmo ago u number of people
who wero Interested til his charities
huvo commented on tho apparent
luck ot system In detailing tho sourco
and ultimate e.inl of tho vust sums
which ho collected.
STATE SENATOR ARRESTED
Thome Baker Autoed on Columbus
Streets Without Lights Lit.
Columbus, O., April 23. State Sen
ator Thorno Baker of Cincinnati,
taken Into custody for violation of a
city ordinance for not having his au
tomobile lamps lit, asserted his right
to immunity from arrest while the
legislature is In session, but when
tho arresting offlcor telephoned to
Pollco Chler Carter tho latter or
dered TJaker slated at headquarters,
whore he was released on bond. Tho
statutes glvo legislators civil dam
ages for arrests for offenses other
than folonles and breaches of tho
peace and $100 clll damages against
tho arresting ofllcer. Raker Intimated
that ho would not suo the policeman.
m GAYN0R REFUSES LICENSE
Sends Sharp Note to Man Who
Wanted to Convert Jews.
New Yoik, April 23. In reply to
tho request of Rev. James M. Chal
mers for a license to preach on tho
street for tho purpose of converting
Jews, Mayor Gaynor has sent a let
ter declaring his belief that such a
thing la cnnylng ovangellsm too far.
"Do jou not think tho Jews have
a good religion?" ho writes. "Havo
not tho Christians apptoprlated tho
entire Jewish sacred Scriptures?
Was not tho New Testament written
entirely by Jews?
"I do not think I should give you
this license. Would you not do tho
Jews more harm than good?"
THE MEATJtt IT
Basket factories at Port Clinton,
O., aio working overtime In anticipa
tion ot a bumper fi it It crop this sea
sou. Two armed bandits held up twenty
pluyeis In u Park City (Utah) gam
bling Joint and tupped thu faro bunk
Large deposits of anthracite have
been dlscovcied ut the foot ot Mount
Three Killed In Wreck.
Terro Hauto, hid., April 23. Three
men woro killed and olght probably
fatally Injured when a train Of empty
express cars, on the way from St.
Louis "to Indianapolis, on the Clove
land, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louts
railroad, struck a defective switch
and smashed tho car of an Interlock
ing switch construction crew, onu
siding at Sandford, Ind.
Undo Rzrn-Tlim was when n farm
er had everything he noeduU rlstit on
his own farm.
Uncle IJben-Rlght ye nro. Ezra But
of late yours there nln't n month
passes but my wifo's got to go to 'the
store nfter bomethlng she cuu t make
Tho gentlo olovntoi- man.
Wlioecoins tho dull earth clinging plan
Loves to exclaim whene'er ho can,
Ho sow tho sutiBliIno in tho sky.
On Hit thermometer his cya
Paused, nnd ho Bavo a Joyous cry
And when ho heard tho prlco of meat
And vailous other things to eat
Ho said It still In grief complete,
if l f"M '"' ''"
Seven Men Have Miraculous
Escape From Death.
ONLY SIX BODIES FOUND
Cause of Dlta&ter Unknown, but Be
lief Is That Miner With Unprotect
ed Light Struck a Qaa Pocket,
Railroad Train Passing at Tlma
Has Every Window Shattered by
Concussion Explosion Most Ter
rific Ever Recorded In Ohio.
Steubeuvllle, O. April 23. Tho
lhes of 18 miners were snuffed out
In a tremendous explosion In tht
Youghloghuny and Ohio Coal com
pany's mine at Amsterdam. Sovea
men, bruised and burned, were. res
cued from the mine, und their escape
from death Is regarded as miracu
lous. The Interior of tho mine waa
wiecked and all ventilation shut off.
The cause has not been determined
by the state mine Inspectors and
mining experts who uie conducting
the search of the wrecked workings
for the bodies of 12 victim1; who bavo
not yet been located.
Thu mine had been Inspected but
two days before the explosion, by
Deputy Inspector Thomas Morrison.
He wus still at the hotel In the vil
lage when the explosion occurred.
Prom the condition of the lnterlor.lt
Is bald the explosion, In point of
fotve, wus the greatest over recorded.
The earth within a radjus of sev
eral miles wus rocked by a terrific
explosion. People thought an earth
quako had occurred. A train on the
Lake Erie, Alliance &. Wheeling rail
road was passing the mine and every
window In the train was shattered.
Tho trainmen stopped the train1 afl'd,
learning whore the explosion occur
red lied from it, as a carjof dyna
mite waa attached to the rear ot tho
Mine Inspectors are unable to gIVo
a cause for the explosion, although It
Is the general opinion that a miner
with an unprotected light struck
gas pocket. With the explosion tho
cages In .the shaft, which Is 60 feet
deep, were blown out, the tipple
wrecked and all mode of entering
barred. The fans In the pumpbouso
were put out ot commission.
SAYS IT WAS NOT KIDNAPING
Mrs. Schmltt Tells How She Ob
tained Possession of Daughter.
New York, April 23. "I may bo
charged with kidnaping, but I hav
my darling and no onu shall tuko
her from me ngatn." Mrs, Lotta W.
Schmltt, daughter ot a millionaire
building contractor of Delawure, 0
thus threw down the gauntlet to her
husband, who has set tho law In two
states at work to recover possession
of I loieuce Schmltt, their daughter
of six years.
"There was no more kidnaping;
abojt It thau theie was if any moth
er took her own child homo," Mrs.
Schmltt explained. "1 went to the
home of my mother-in-law In Fob
tori i, O.. with Attornoy 13. W. Hough
and Detective Matthews of Delaware
I told her we had come to get Flor
ence. She herself put on Florence's
hat and wraps. Thero woro no
threats. As I wns leaving the houso
Mrs. Schmltt said to me; 'I suppose
you know Will got a divorce from
you on April 7 last?' "No." I told
hor. 'Well, he did, and the custody
of Florence was given to him and to
me. So you will have to bring Flor
ence back,' she said. That was the
first I had heard of my huBband hav
ing secured a divorce on the ground
of abandonment, and I could hardly
believe It, as no papers were served,
WHEELSMAN STICKS TO POST 1
Brings Tug Back to Port With Crew
Unconscious From Qas Fumes.
Toledo, 0 April 23. Staggering
from exhaustion and barely able' to
roslst the Insidious fumes whlob bad
ovurcomo his companions, Ren Has
selbuck, wheelsman ot tho flsblnc
boat E. E- Hall, lone-handed, worked
the vessel over an 18-ralle course and
brought the three unconscious mem
bers of the crew into tho Ironvllle
doiK In time to save their Uvea.
Overcome by the leaking of burnt
gtis from tho engine, Stove Morgan,
William McNunn and Jerome Earl
were taken from the cabin of the
boat In a serious condition, Hassel
back was at the wheel and did not
know the plight of his companions
until he went to tho cabin, when 18
miles out In tho lake, and found
them lying unconscious. Though
affected himself, Haselback was able
to call assistance when be reached"
tho dock, ,
Aviator After Big Prize,
London, April 23, Graham White,
the English aviator, started thb
morning on his flight from Londok
to Manchester In an attempt to wis'
the Dally Mall's prize ot 50,0Ofor
whomsoever should perform the ft.
jiim M mm m-f