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NsTW y.)RK.? Special.?In an ex- \
animation '?clore trial of a ?suit which
l?r. James Neil kas brought in the
Supreme Coorl :^;u!ist John v. Am
broat asid? the transfer <>t a
mortgage, the physieiaa testified
Tuesday th..t his twenty-year-old
daughter, Virginia, hau joined with s
lawyer to induce him t<> assign the
mortgage he had taken t?. aecuri
M.OI on Southern Boulevard
ndy, Dr. Nell's eoanst l.
said it was feared the physician, who
Is eighty-four, might not live till the
case c? ...?i be tri<?i.
i?r. Nell said he lived at 7' w.-st
i and Thirty-tir?
Virginia had lived with him and his
wiK? until about two years ago, when
?he un in.m to live In the horn?
Ambrose and h.s two daughters. Miss
Virginia sal at th? counsel's table >>i>
posite her mothsr.
"Virginia was mighty naughty
sometimes," said Dr. Nell, i?>"ki:.
his pretty daughter, "and when she
saw the handsome gowns the Am?
brose girls wore th? became
tiid BlM hit upon a BChsHl? tO
money to buy hers?if new ami mor?
Says She Was Tri? Util.
According to th?' doctor, his daugh?
ter, on January 2J. 1'? 1 1. iii*lue..l linn
to call ?m ('?o?a-e w. Dunn, of the
law lirm of Arrow-smith A luinn. tfl
Broadway, who suggested to him. the
witness sai<!, that as Virginia was en?
gaged to a young man named Lock*?
wood, and oupht to have money, he
should provide lor her by will.
marking that h? understood the doc?
tor had transferred all his property
to his wife.
?This was all ? i- ontlnusd
the doctor, "set by my daughter.'1
Dr. Neil .said that Dunn, four ..
later, called without imitation, ami
"telling me I looked very well and
that my appearance show,,! thai 'the
red corpuscles wer? bounding In
" Supp. se you just writ?-? your
name ob this ?heel <>f paper t.> pi
you ar< competent to look afl
"1 tie\ anything," the
Witness said, "and 1. pa?
per to be .? blank she. ;. my
name upon it. a mi rterward
demand. .1 the return ot the paper,
but 1 i.itm juit me titY. i to
send it ba? k t?. me bj mj d
"It pro,ed to
the ? John I-'. Anile
Dunn failed to k< ), - promise t>>
return it to me. My daughter had
s tO the SB :<- <i? posit box, wl
I k.-pt my valuable
mu.- rnoted the n
and handed it over to Dunn."
Snj* lie <iii\t- Her !f_,O00.
Dr. Nell said he had appealed '
to Virginia to hear t<
bsd rei .?s.-d t.? tr?nsact .
and that she replied:
? ill get you back that m but
ready money Is what l want
Draw a check in my favor t..r ?
and I'll bring yes baek the paper you
signed and the mortgage."
Th?- next morning he drew a check
in favor of Virginia for 12,000, I >r. Neil
The following Sunday, according
to the do.-ior, Ambrose visited him and
led him a <l?i :1? ration of trust, say?
ing he would hold the mortgage during
? r's life and on his death .
rocaads to Virginia. i>r. Nell s.ii.t
h? refused to accept it and then began
As the aged man was leaving court
Virginia embraced an.l kissed him. The
father seemed much gratified. Mr.
Dunn said the public would !>?- sur?
prised a hen Miss Neil's side of the
case was prsssntsd at the trial.
USED BY STRIKERS
FIKST TIOLKM'K IN A NTHK t( ITE
STltlKK IS Ariltllll'l'KU TO
t Mo*i w??uhJ)i:\.
I5ILAMOKIN, PA, Special.?The first
violence in the anthracit? coal fields,
attributed to the miners occurred Fri?
day n?e>ar West Shamokin, when the
home of Alexander Williams, engineer !
at the Katheryn Colliery, a mine which
has been trying to operate with non?
union labor, was dynamited and
occupants hud a narrow escape.
About the same Um? an attempt
made to blow up a portion of the Head?
ing Kailroad tracks and wreck a ti
carrying non-unionists tu work.
The Katheryn Colliery is Situates ten
miles fr.mi West Shamokin, and Is
owned by Cleveland, O., capitalists.
Thre? hundred non-strikers have
been at work there since Monday, min?
ing about ten cars daily, under a heav?
ily armed guard.
It was a train carrying miners to
this colliery which the dynamiters
tried to wreck this morning.
GRAND JURY RECOMMENDS
REMOVAL OF OFFICERS
rSAN FRANCISCO, CAL..?? Special.
Summary rsmoval from office of ten ?
members of various city commissions '
Is recommended in a formal letter ?
sent to Ma>.>r James Rolph, Jr., to?
day by the grand jury which has
been investigating civic conditions.
SNDVSTKI.M. WORK I Its
MUST I I Ml. SAN DIFGO
?AN DIEGO. CAU? Special.? Po?
lice are seeking members of the In?
dustrial Workers of the World, who
are hiding here, following a police
order to leave town.
That th?? order was intended to be
obeyed was Illustrated when the po?
lice, aided by r? number of volunteers.
? ?y i
. limitai aud toi
PANIC FOLLOWS FIRE
IN DEPARTMENT STORI'
I :i number ot
? i . ?
?A I . '
! hat ev? .
* ? ? ' ?? ??,
yvashinctox, i>. c.~ Bpec?ai,
;i ??d rn.i-oi it v repOl is oi
J i dietary Convtnil ?. th? ?'uni
tilin.s'blll. t?> ,v,\o independent tOb
r?mpanles the rigJil ..; Interveat
and appeal to In Cov?n of
the I 1 leral de
.1 vr? approving th?? 1
boen made publi?
The majority that C
gress has no riiilit to Intervene from
Ihe ?.*>-? i.1! approval by the ?'ircnit
t*t Inr the Southern District, 01
New York, which approved th.
inlxatton plan, aa it would ?revets?,
...nits action: would direct th<
? ?11 order allowlni
rvention already denied, an?
w.i.iia reverse prevtoua decisions ?>f the
Supreme Court <>i Un Untied States.
i'iat State Attorneys General
could not he partlei
t?i an antl-truat suit.
It is pointed out that such leg
tloo would create ? new ri>*ht of ac?
tion, presenting an entirely din?
cas.? or controversy and give th?
highest tribunal an oripinal jur .
tio-n which Congress cannot confei
It contended that no proceeding!
; now could reach the new corporations
resulting from the dlssolutloi
ander certain contingencies, rid that
' the proposed legislation generally
1 would he Ineffective.
The minority report, which Senators
ah, Culberson. Nelson and Brown
.joined with Senator Cummins, der
clared that "the winde for
ly under the control techni ally .?(
the American Tobacco Company i?
under the control of the ?tarn?
? persons who then controlled that cor?
poration, and In the same proportion."
it charges thai sosas of ti ?
I porttions found to t>e violating the law
have been left a*lthoul any change, and
the court Which approved the disso?
lution plan Is criticised. The minority
added that if the Circuit Court ?leer.,
w.re t?i be accepted finally. ?<?i
must amend th. anti-trust law BO that
it would accomplie!) Its purpose more
XBWVASTLK. PA.? Special.?One
man was blown t.? ??its. another was
?diy injured that he w ill probably
die, and a number Of Others had nar?
row escapes from death In aa explo?
sion in the pressing department of
the Burton Powder Company'i plant,
twelve miles from here.
Fragments <>i the body of the m.-n
killed outright were found a Quarter
of a mil?' 1':<>m the the ae
t. So torr;: the force of
;h?? explosion thai the shock was felt
her.?, many persona believing that an
earthquake had occurred.
The detonation snapped off tele?
graph ami telephone poles, owing to
that the buildings were v.
red, only the pressing plant
1. The others w ere dam
*sfors*aBj*a Grandson Pined.
CAMBRIDGE, MASS ?
Junlua Speni Jr., ol New
m of J. 1 Jr.,
I - known
.ii?i i?y the local police In an
mp out automo
Ing by Har\:;: :,tS.
more, waa litw ?i for re
i1 op his lie when
ordered to do ao bj a policeman. He
.nd was held In
?? loi) bond perlor c? ? ?i rt.
Suspend Coal Rate Advance.
WASHINGTON. D. C.?- Special.?
Proposed advances <m through rat?
ion coal over th?? Chicago, Burllngtoi
and Qulncy, from mines <>n the i
0 and Alton i<? Clinton and Lyons,
st Clinton. 111., were sus
pended until August :'.! l?y the Inter?
state Commerce Commission today.
The commission also suspended ad
? vanees on cattle and sheep over the
i Northern Pacific, Atchteon, Topeka
?and Santa Fe and Chicago, Rock Is?
land and Pacific, from various points
1 in Iowa, to points in Illinois, effective
April nth until October nth.
Thr??o Darned to Heath.
COLUMBUS, GA.? Special.? Mrs.
Amanda Dunn, aged fifty, and Cleve?
land Dunn, aged twenty-three, and
the baby of Cleveland Dunn, a^ed
four months, were burned to death,
and Mrs. M. M. Dunn, wife of the
Measurer o? Loe county, Ala., was
burned so badly that she cannot re?
cover, when the hitter's home at Sa
lem, Ala., was destroyed by fire of
unknown origin early today.
BOSTON, MASS. Special.?Po?
lice oiiii ials ol' this ?ity ami
Portsmouth, -V. II., established tO
their complete satisfaction
that the ? onfessJoa of S??th
Nicola, the forni??r ? niteti States
?tailor, that he killed Dr. Helene
K 11ahe, in Iiidlaiiaindls, last Oc
tolier, is false.
Mrs. Delia Lyons of Boston,
-isp-r-in-law of "Vlcols, said to?
day that sh<? believed him in
"Neth ami Ids wife, who was
a younjrer sister of mine, lived in
this ?ity aft<-r tlH'lr Bsarrtage -iv
months. Three weeks a-;<i Mrs.
Nicola ?lied, and Beth took h?>r
death to ln'iirt. I believe he
went iiisaii?* (lii-oii<;h grief.
??S??tli came from Indianapolis,
and I heli??\e that be y:<?t hi> <!??
script ion ??f the morder from the
?ewepapcra in that ?ity."
SAN FKANCISCO, CAL.? Spe?
cial.?By a formal vole the
directors of the Pa?nama-Pa?ifk*
International I xposition ?'<?< i?l???l
that the hi'' ?liow that wfll <
hrnte the completion ?if 'he Pan-?
ama Caiinl will h<? opened Kehni
ary 20, 1915, and close on !>?*< em?
ber 4 th.
ROMK.?Special.?If there is any t rnrh in the rumors that Count Boni de
? astellane. the divorced husband of the American heiress. Anna Gould,
but at present Princesa <ie Sagan, is seeking access to another American
fortune by becoming a suitor for the li and of Miss ftnnle Morgan, his matri?
monial ambitions must have rra ? sever,. :-. ?' ick at the recent de?
nial by : an of his appeal to n ullify hi! n to Anna Qould.
The story that Boni has hopol of mar rying Miss Morgan a?aa started when
the count made several attempts to Interview .1. I'ierpont Morgan, who is
at present in Ranie. Tin? American li aancler was always out when the
nobleman called. _____
KILL HIS RIVAL
Rien m o N i), va.? Special.?
b*rnesl i..\. ns, ? formel negro
*" :>** from
.m- penitentiar-t?and all
lis proved t.. be a perjurer and n?
mu? which m
?in tin- Circuit ?
' tlir? ? go.
'? ??'** Hing
of Jam. s !.. Smith, gl ,i
- pastor mall church, at
which i ted from t i m. to
?time. There was keen rivalry between
the two parsons, and each hail his
; following. Lyons threatened to kill
! Smith, an?! they w n |?
h ?.tilers company.
When Smith failed to show up
Lyons was charged with the crime of
murder, and while the evidence was
: wholly circumstantial, the jury .
the accused man eighteen years In
Then Lyons, after being eon
v-rted, made n complete and <???
tniled confession of tin? crime,
ami implicated two other negro
men ?i?. parties to the homicide.
lie even naansd them. Lyons de?.
scribed how tin? man had keen
strii<-k oarer the head and how
the body had Ix-en stuffed Into a
suck iilletl with weights and
thrown into the Nansetiiond
River. Stranger still, a negro's
corpse actually was found in the
After Lyons was arrest? ?1 he made
many conflicting statement-, saying
that he had s.-.-n and talked with
Smith several times sime th? hitter's
n-port <<1 disappearance.
Now come George B. Bunting, the
clerk of the court, and H. J. Gayle,
a well-known citizen of Suffolk, who
make affidavit that they saw and
talked with Smith In Suffolk Satur?
day last. They also say that James
L. Smith, "the alleged deceased,"
preached a sermon last Sunday.
Judge MI..more and the attorney
for th.- ? ''ommonwealth united in a
letter t?i the Governor, asking. In view
of the circumstances and the "come
back" of the dr id man, that a full
pardon 1>?> granted to Lyons. This was
done and the convict is now fi.?< .
Which leaves open the question:
"Who was the dead man ftund in
the bag in the Nansemond River, and
who was it that Lyons and his gang
mistakenly killed for Smith?"
IS NOW VERY ILL
SITFFOLK, VA., Special.?Common
wtalth's Attorney James U. Bur
said that he was expecting a
wire from Governor Mann regarding
the Smith-Lyons case. Rev. Smith,
who is now critically ill with pneu?
monia, returned here after being sup?
posed tO base been miii.h-red.
Th.? circuit fudge ari.l State's attor?
ney both hsve petitioned the Gover?
nor to r? I. as? Rev. Lyons. Thf? iron
viet was sent to the penltentlari for
the alleged murder of I man, Ke\
J. !.. Smith, who has shown ?ipjj but
nfter preaching t?> a large conrfegs
tion in Nansemond county wai I
,.n , >-?!? ?11. Fin'th's doctors
ggy h^ i?-- Ma' hi? d?*>o
sttlo's are compl.
Ill II? w ni: Il M.I' HOI R
CLINGING T<> PIER ill.!
NBW YORK, Special.?A faint call
i..r help was heard by Patrolman
Mon ih> pier
it Franklin Street, Astoria, at i:S0
Sunday morning. Running t>?
.. toward th?'
i?!a< 1%. \, ater. l : head
at?.I arms with the anus about a pile.
ther weak can for help came up.
Moran ?-an up the pier tor a rope.
Returning with it and several men, he
threw the rope at the object in the
shadows. There was fumbling and
? -? in the water ami then the
voice called to him to hoist away.
The men responded. But Instead of
pulling a man out of tin- river they
brought over th?? edge of the pier an
unconscious woman. Throwing the
rope again they pulled out a man.
Captain Charles O'Neill, >?; th?'
liarse Albatross, and wife, returning
late from an evening spent with
friends, had reached their barge home
at i o'clock. The boat, moored t?i
the Franklin Street pier, had swung
out with the tide till it was several
:? et from the dock. Captain O'Neill
got a plank and bridged the gap. In
spite of her sou pounds weight bis
wife, used to barge Ufe, did not fear
t?i walk th.? plank and started. Bui
a heavy au?rge of the Hell Gats waters
shook her off and she foil between the
boat and the pier.
Her husband threw off his coat and
dived in the darkness. He caught her
by the hair as she came up and swam
with her to a pile. The wood was
slippery that he had great dif?
ficulty in maintaining a grasp on it
and keeping her head above water
while he shouted for help.
A half hour passrd before the po?
liceman heard the cries. By that
time the woman had lost conscious?
ness and O'Neill'a strength was nearly
gone. He was so weak when drawn
on th.- pier that lie could hardly make
Dr. Wark came from St. John's
Hospital and found Mrs. O'Neill was
dead. She was fifty-three years old.
An Italian Warship Finds Eng?
lish Steamer Carrying Con?
ade of the ports Of Knmaran Islands,
the table station connecting cities on
th.- Arabian shore with Kprypt, and
Lohela and Sallf on the Yemen coast
of the lied Sea, was proclaimed yes?
terday by the captain of the Italian
Th? Italian warship has cut the
cable between Kamaran and the main?
An Italian warship has placed the
British steamship Woodstock under
arrest. The merchant vessel was cap?
tured near Loheia with a cargo of
OF SCOTT'S EFFORTS
SIDNEY, AUSTRALIA, Special.?
Cap'.iin Raold Amundsen, the Xor
ii explorer, who reached the
South Pole, arrived here today on
hoard the Fram, from Hobart. Tas
?plain Amundsen was welcomed
by the Officials of the city and dis?
cussed with keen interest the news of
iii.? progresa <>f C?ptala Scott's Brit?
He paid that he hoped Scott would
be ?uecessful in reaching the pole.
Hasek lltli?Battle in Carrill
County t'inuil t ourt follow im:
conviction ?if lloyd Allen. Jh.
Thornton l,. Mastde, Common??
wealth's attorney William M.
to,ter ami Slaerifl Lewie r. Webb
kill???l. Juror t". C. I nwlrr ami
Misa Nancy Ayers mortally
w?.undid. Itoth died la???r. Clara
ir (?oaUl sh?>t iliiou-ih th??
ne?-k. Floyd Alleu woiin.hd. <i??\
. Maim offers g 1,006 reward
for arrest ?>i outlaws, ?viso flee
Into mountain-. Keward subs -
?pi??mI*, raised '.?? M,t*19.
March t.">th?Floyd Ail. ii ami
?his -on, Victor, rsrrested In Mill??
\iih? by Baldwiu and 1 vu-. de
u's rushed t.? ?scene. The hm
\ii??iis surrender without r??-d??.t
ance. Itoth seal to lt?)i?nok?*.
i. h lath??Carroll County
C??nrt reorganised by Judge \\ al
ler Staples, of Konnoke, ami At?
torn?-*. <;? ueral \\ lUlattlH. Grand
jury Indicts Floyd Allen, \ ??tor
Allen, Claude Allen, Sldns \il?*n.
l'it??l Allen. SidnS l.?l\\ar?ls.
\\ ??-??*> I ilwanl?. Bird .Marlon
ami John Moor??. Each Indicted
?>n four eoaata.
Mardi 17th to March 2ist?
i>??t????tlv??> >e mrtng moaataliin
ami "rinsing in" ??" um laws
March *ji*?.l?stdna EdWards
raughl Unexpectedly near Mount
March 1?:>?1 to Mar? h 2S|h?!>??
teetlres ??ti.'l rlonlag in. tin March
?JTth reindsotaaenta against eight
of Allen gang brought in. l.inl
Marion not Indicted. Suits already
Instituted i?y h??ir?. of eoartlMMMe
tragedy against outlaws. Prop?
erty <?f \lli u> and I'.d\\ ar?l>?e?? ai
March iisth?Claude Allen ar
r?*??t??<i eighteen miles from HHIh
?v t?i?-. Hiding in underbrush. Bar
rendcred withoul reslMtanoe.
March ?twth??eel AMen oar
rendered at tin* Imme ?>f his
father, Ja?-k Allen.
March -??? h p> April :t?i?i???
tectleeo eloMing in.
\prii :;?i?r\>llowtng conference
with Detectives llaldwin ami
Pelts, Goieanor Mann leaned pr*o
4-iaiiiatiou wandasj CairoM ?*iti
/.??ns not to giv?? aid to fiiiiili*.?*
outlaws. Jordan I.'dwartls ancst
?*?l as aiHcsMiry.
WASHINGTON, D. C.? Sp?cial ?
The House turned its attention
to the Indian appropriation bill, which
tpproprlatea I7.4CS.2S6 for the ntain?
tensnce, during the next fiscal year,
of the a*overnment*e wards.
This amount is exclusive of appro?
priations aggregating 132.54a, payable
from the Indian truel I inds, now on
deposit in the treasury.
The total oarrled by the bill is ?
reduction of approximately $*?(10.000.
from the estimates, and Is about H,
000,06t less than the appropriations
for the current y<
FREES MAN SB"
Man Convicted of Murder of
Little Daughter Allowed to
Die at Home.
R I 0 H M O N D, VA?Special.?
Governor Mann granted a pardon to
James L*rnbeth, a white man, s??n
tenot?d to serve eighteen years in the
penitentiary for causing the death
of his iittie daughter by burning.
I.ambetli, at the time of the crime
w.i- on a drunken debauch and wen!
to hla home where he Inflicted the In?
juries on the child. The man was ?
heavy drinker, and his comparatively
light sentence was not pleasing to the
[?.???pie. the demand belns that he
should forfeit his life for his atroci?
The jury pave him eighteen years,
however, and for some time he has
been at the State farm. He is now in
a dying condition, suffering from can?
cer of the stomach, and the physician
thai he cannot possibly survive
more than a month. It was for this
reason that the Governor Issued the
pardon to the man. who Will xo boni?
FORTUNE OF $75,000
CHICAGO, OX* Special.?Evidence
given at the coroner's Inquest In the
Of George Johnson, found dead
in the bath room of his resilience, re?
vealed that he had accumulated near?
ly j.75,000 while working as a team?
of two outlaws
Executive Reminds Public That
Those Who Assist Allen
and Edwards Will Be
Regarded as Ac?
RICHMOND. VA.? Special.?
"There will be no let up in the
hunt for Sidna Allen and Wesley
Kd wards. The seart-li will be
continued ami the men will bo
This was the direct statement of
Governor Mann Thursday iol
lowing a two-hour conference with
W. <; 1 ?aid win and T. !.. Felts, the
heads of the detective force now en
gaged in hunting for the two remain?
ing members of the Allen gang, who
were participant? in the murder of
three court officials at Ilillsville. Car?
roll county. March 13th last.
When tUe (?overnor was asked if
there was anything In connection
with the hunt for the desperadoes
which he cared to give to the press,
he replied in the negative.
Governor Mann said: "I shall
prepare a statement for the press in
the form of a proclamation, in which
I shall call attention to the crime,
and shall warn and caution all per?
sons in the State to refrain from giv?
ing the two men food, clothing, shel?
ter, aid or comfort of any sort, and
?I.? hiring that so to do will make
them accessories after the fact, mak?
ing them liable to prosecution for
the murders of the men in the court?
house. I want to consult the statutes
and be absolutely accurate in every
step I shall take, and it may be late
this afternoon before the proclama?
tion is ready."
When Detective Baldwin was seen
after the conference, he refused to
give any information whatever to the
members of the press, saying that
what there was to he given out would
be furnished by the Governor. He
declared that there were no secrets
in connection with the hunt at this
time, but refused to make the least
reference to his plans or to Indicate
what is being done or planned for
the capture of the men.
His manner was such, however, as
to indicate that the result of the con?
ference had been satisfactory, and
that he is becoming more and more
convinced that the capture of the out?
laws is a question of a few days. He
would not come anywhere near dis?
cussing the cape, referring all ques?
tions to the Governor.
When asked If he expected to go
back to Hillsvllle from this city and
?o resume the search In person. Mr.
ly smiled and said that '
| h? wits leaving ?the city this aftsrnuoa
that he would be in touch with
> thing that went on In connection
a ilh the matt- r.
Mr. 1'. Its was Just about as talkative
Mr. l'?.i'dwin. but did show several
phot? ol the accused. Moat of
i in the
within tin- last ten days or two w? eks.
The officers declared that th
MTOUld not be surprise?! to see the
Miens tti'i th? stricki.
held at HlllSVlllS, the ?ceno of the
\CtJl ITTI'O OP SLAYING
insitwi?. wins Ai.viN
NKW YORK.? Special.? With the
ippearancs at h??r old bom??. No. ??3
VernOB Avenue. Long Island t'ity. it
mi? known Monday that M
ton Noble, who was
trnd for killing her husband, Paton
Noble. un?l acquitted in ltOS, is now
tin? wife sf former I leUtensnt-GoV
ernor Archibald B. B
tan.i. They wer? married a year
by the Rev. Father John IfcGulre, of
St. Mary's Church, Long island ?City.
M r a mining ? nginecr
and is in Guatemala City, Guatemala,
came up hei e ?? ten daj ?
her father and
One sist.-r. Gertrude, fourteen.
?placed in care ?>l ?he Brooklyn Chil?
dren's s. m if? h 7th beeause it
was sold she had been away from
School. She was to have appeared in
the Children's Court <> Jamaica yes?
terday. The girl ha?t) bSefi paroled ill
the ear?? ?if Mrs. Morgan, matron In
the Queens County Jail..
Upon her arrival bete Mrs Spr
wrote Mrs. Morgan thai she was in a
position to care foe her sister. The
transfer was to have been msde iu
th<> Children's ?'?>urt. bul neither Mrs.
Spriggs n?ir Gertrude appeared, much
to th<- displeasure of Justice WilUiu.
who adjourned the cara until April
M her trial the tl
whose husband was chief clerk in the
1 ."ti 1 ?f Police ? '.-urt. w as
defended by ? 'h 1 j>.. r
i!'.l Naesib Ahduiluh Shibley. Phlb
uiarrii'd Mrs. Nob] - sister, |..-o
n?ire. whom he met In th? court room
for ih<- first lime. Before their honey?
moon was fairly over Shibley, insane?
ly jealous. gave his wif.. cyanide
potassiiini and then ended his own
i lite, dying by her side in bed. ?rthur
Shibley, their son, was shot by ? po?
liceman in Htghbrldge Park In Janu
Mrs Noble claimed that the shoot.
i ing of her husband was accidental
?and her vindication was brought
?about la t measure by the ef?
forts of Shlblsy.
SON WHO KILLED
FATHER IS FREED
Itl(iniOM), Y A. Spiral?
Itolnl 1 bra Carrie, the liltceii
?ear-ohl 1 niton youth, who Issl
w.diie-ilat evening ?lew his Band
lather, in defense ol himself? hi?,
mollier and si??l?'r, was in Hu? .1?
?ciiile Court freed of the? chart-c
of murder ? e?Jiie???ia*.
Mrs. t'orra Currie. mother of
Robert, who Mraa made a widow
lit her .?-oil's ml. BTSS the >i?-?t to
take the stand. She said that her
liu-baiul CUSS? home and m oiu-e
complained of what hail been
prepared i?ir ids aspper.
The wife and mother luliiilttctl
that slit? i|iiurri-lt*tl with her hus?
band, adding that one word
bi-oiiglit on another. Currie final?
l> aro?--? from his seat antl starl?
it) toward the oilier end of the
table, where his wile was seated.
"I -aw that his linger was get?
ting the heller of him ami knew
what to expect,*1 Mrs. Onrvle i?d?i
the court. "Almost before I eoiild
?et to 1113 feet Mr. Currie had
seised me about the neck." she
continued. 'lie buried his lin?
gers into the Ile?-h in my neek.
I tub! Robert and l.laii? lie to
lente the 1-00111. I WSa tearful
that they, ttHi. would la? injured
by their lather. 1 succeeded hi
freeing myself from his clasp, but
he pick?**- up B Unite ami again
advanced u|H?n me.*1
.Mrs. t unie exhibited a sear on
one eheek when* the blade grnaed
her fact*. It was at this Juncture
that l.ohcrt took a hand in the
Aeeiiiiliiig lo the testimony of
tlu? mother, the youth ?aid: "If
.Mm twti don't slop fighting I'll
kill ?ou both.*1 Ulan? he. a young.
er child, ran for the gun. a Swi-s
repenting rifle, which she aei-ed
and irniih-d Itoheii. Tin? rest is
Itoliert mi ?hi? Stand.
Robert, th? >?. followed his
nu>tiu-r on the stand. He practically
1 l.i limt her s ?tory.
vin? luth girl ?lui 11..1 take th.- stand.
nlthoutrh ?he was aaked a number of
.instie.? Crutchfield. Her
evidence ova? ...not..native of that
by her mother and brother.
it developed during the hearing that
th.- .ldei ?'unie had threatened both
Robert an.1 Blanche with death if they
Interfered. This was during th?
?Tie between the parents.
Coroner William II. Taylor was pres?
sai at the bearing. He ?aid that th?
nee given by the tlii<>- was about
the ?am? as that glv?B at th.? inquest.
After the evidence had all been sub?
mitted and Without more ado. Justice
Crutchfield said: "I am goint*; to dis?
miss Robert Currie.'' The youth's ac
qulttsl was not unexpected.
The vindicated lad was rspreasated
by Attorney Gilbert K. Pollock, but
the lawyers aervlee? wer.- hardly
necessary, Young Currl? contended
that he acted in defense of himself, his
mother and his sister. No one dis?
puted this and Justice I'm tch held felt
no heaitancj in diachargiag the youth.
The killing occurred in the family
residence, at 3tMt> Willlamsburg Ave?
nue. Pulton. Tin- charg? from the Run
?ntered the parent's neck and death
was Hist a 111 a iieoUS.
The Inquest was held the next morn?
ing at undertaker Nelaen'a parlors,
the Jury bringing in a verdict to the
effect that the elder Currie enme to his
death as the r. suit of gunshot wounds
Inflicted by his son.
i.i:\r 1 1: \it niti. \t 11
OK IMtOMISK -dLL-POBD
DBNVER.? Special.?Abner James
Davis, son of a wealthy Iowa fariner,
is defendant In a suit brought by Mrs.
Pearl Phi I ftps, a young widow, who
charges him with breach of promise to
marry after she had proposed and be? n
accepted. Mrs. Phillips, the mother of
two small children, asks for $10,000
damages for her injured feelings and
th? dinappoititm.nt occasioned by
I>avls* alleged abrogation of his agree?
ment to wed her.
Davis and Mrs. Philips met early In
February as a result of the former's
request for a Colorado wife, published
In a newspaper advertisement, and in
matrimonial-agencies H? represent??!
himself to be well off financially and
' declared he wished a "loving, fiome
I like" woman for a mate
I Mrs. Philips, clerk in a large depart?
ment store, saw the advertisement and
answered It. She entertained Davis at
her home on several occasions, and
according to her they were satisfied
with each other.
"This Is leap year." Davis said, ac?
cording to Mrn. Philips, "so I guess
It's up to you to pop the question."
This Mrs. Philips did. she says, and
It was agreed that the wedding should
take place In a few days. Cater Davis
told her that he would not marry her,
TO ORGAMZK MINFKS
IN WKST VIRGINIA
WHBBIiING, W. VA.. Special.?
The work of organizing the miners In
West Virginia began today with the
arrival of representative? of the
United Mine Workers in the various
districts of the State
Efforts will be made to complete
th.? organization work before the ref?
erendum vote on the wage proposi?
tion is announced, so that the West
Virginia miners will be ready to join
In a general strike should one be de?
DENIES HE MADE ""*'
BOY CLMMS in: \\ \K iTUGirTi?fN
ID l\l?i slAllMIiNT BY
11 BANGS TUltKATl?.
PKOV1DENC, R. I.? ?Special.?Aa
tonlo Mariano, the I? ?ear-old
boy 11 With th?> death of his
sclMiolni.it?. William Mather. Jr., of
rforfih Providence, repudiated the so
called confession ?secured from him
after a seven-hour gril une by alx
.Mariano confessed that ? man who
knew his family well ami whom he
supposed to be a friend told him that
the Mather boy was killed by* him. and
it he did DO! tell the polite that
he killed the boy be would be held
in prison for lit'--, but that if he told
them that he ?lid kill the boy through.
sn accident they would take him home
in th? sain automobile that bro"
him t?> th.? town Jai!.
HIRING OUT OF CONVICTS
R 1 C H M O N D, TA.? Special.?
evidently the public a.1 large is
thoroughly In sympathy with the ef?
forts "t the Stale Federation of L?
bor to induce Governor Mann to de?
cline to allow a continuance of the
convict labor system at the Virginia
This paper, a few days ago, exelu
slvelj printed a copy of .the petition
the Federation has sent to various
parts of the State for the signatures
of those who oppose the hiring of the
These petit ions, when signed, will be
forwarded i<> the Qovsraor through
Already the respons? l?een nu
meioua and th o? ptiraseis have
signified then- opposition to the prison
contract system. Today the local
headquarters of the Federation heard
from Lynch burg through a petition
signed by ninety-three ?.-rses??.
A? ? ompanylng it srns a letter frem
the head of the Norfolk & Western
Manufacturing Company. "Inc., of
Lys h burg, ?she said that the Hill
CltJ t?'lk were s Unit in their kisWlit>
to prison labor. The writer went en
dd that S,Ott signatures coutd be
bad it time were allowed to reach
that many people. The letter is an
'The I'.d. ration of I~ibor.
"Gentlemen,- -Enclosed please Mad
a few. slgnatu?res to petition enclosed.
Could easily set -.?ou atgnaturea if
we bad the time. The city of L*ynch
SOlld to B man in endors
the wording of this peiilion. ?Say
the word and we >si:i do more.
"THE NORFOLK & WBSTERN MKG.
1> YV ATKINS L. MOOUMAN.
'Secretary and Treasurer.
"P. EL??The people hero wish 'pub
in roads' to be mentioned in the pe?
In older that the public may appr??
ci?t?- the position of th? working peo?
ple, the text of th? ir petition is repeat
. d li.r.. It follows:
?T.. lhs Excellency, William Hodges
Mann, Governor of Virginia:
"We, the undersigned citizens of
Virginia, do hereby petition you not to
award or approve any OOatract for
the hire of convicts that will place
them in competition with tht? defense?
less aromen and childrea of this Com
"The Reliance Company is especi?
ally objectionable, aa their work re?
pines women and children employed
in the making of genaeata We fur?
ther call your attention to the fact
that there are employed in the State
more than 8,000 women who are de
pendent on the making of garm?snts
for tli.'ir support, and any contra?*t
employing convicta, competing with
them, will be disgraceful to the tra?
ditions of the Old Dominion.**
OF PUCK A "FAKE"
Two Arrested in London Charged
With Selling Fake Litho?
L.NDON.? Special.?Accused of the
lareeio ?>> llOu.ouil in New i.nk, Alfred
Henr) Motley, Jr.. and Cts
two Americans, who arrested
just as tbey were leaving the Sterling
Hotel In this city, >. . ere ar?
raigned in Bow Street Police Court
ou extradition warrants.
Despite the protestations of the men
that no crime had been committ.d but
that thej bad merely ?engaged in a
business transaction, both were re?
inan?!. ?I without ball.
Motley and .Miller are eliarged with
the larceny of $ Uli?.Ono from WUtiasi
Ottman, prealdent ol the United States
Lit ho Company and publisher of Puck.
in New York city.
The) were Indicted in New York
.Mann ini?. but could not be found.
Scotland Yard was asked to watch
for them and they were fosad in
bon.I. m. ?Sutli have bet?n aader sur?
veillance several days.
When arraigned Motley addressed
the court, saying: "Ours was purely
a business matter."
Millers' plea was: "There could not
possibly hiiie been a case of toroen*-.
It was a business, dealiag."
The money Is alleged to bare been
paid for a new invention Is the Htho
graph field which was not torthcomnims.
The Chin-ese arc Vtglrtea-a,
Those who say that the Chinese
have never been fighters speak with?
out the book. The world's drat bosk
of war was written by a CftWUese. But
China Is a peace-loving country and
enters the family of great powers as
the moderator of the assembly. Obi?a
realises two things: First, that her
own prosperity depends ?on the pre
itlon of peace; and. second, abat
peace should be established ftrst and
details left to The Hague tribe?a!.
When Yuan Sbi-Kai was recalled to
Pekin, the first thing he proposed was
peace between the two fact lona *sTa-is
is the temper of the people.?Frem
To Ship Army Katie??.
WASHINGTON, D. C flrpeeial ?
President Taft today ordered abe
quartermaster department to ststp
a.'iny rations to the flood ?offerers ia
the Mississippi Kiver.
This announcement was osase fol?
lowing' a visit to the White Mouse ?f
Senator-elect Ollle James, ?f Ken?
tucky, and Representative Rasasen, of
The President also indfeated te bis
visitors that he favored an appropria?
tion of $250,000 by Oongross te bug
food for the flood-strickem ?iHhTtala
of those States.
To Investigate flniasaiui.
WASHINGTON, D. C, fiinalal
Secretary of the Interiar Ffshar has
announced that he probable* watt
delay his trip to the Hawaiian Is
lands to Investigate the charges of
corruption made against Governor
Walter Freer, of that territory, by
Delegate Kalnnianole until after ?he
adjournment of Congress.
IjONDON.? Special.?The total rote
of th.? miners of the United Kingdom
on the question of acceptance of the
minimum wafco bill was officially an?
nounced to be 201,013 for ?the MH at
244,011 against it
The Miners' Federation announced
from Us headquarters that II saentd
advise all miners to rsaunae njnVC