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Committed to Jail Without Bail For Murder of Clifford Mosher, The Pocketbook Found on Pris oner Fully Identified. Mrs. Mosher Says That It Once Belonged to Her Son. Graf fa m Not Disturbed by Order of Coiirt itlrs. itloslier’s Deposition Tut In. In the Municipal court yesterday morn ing the hearing In the oase of Edward Graffam oharged with tne murder of Oilfford;Wusher was concluded and Judg Mill held the man without ball for the May grand jury, Graffam was not at all dlstuxbed by the Ending of probable cause by the judge at the conclusion of the hearing. He did not even change countenance and as far as the atlect on himself was onnoerned he might have been an entirely disinterested person. At the commencement of the morning session County Attorney Whltehouse said that he had only the deposition of Mrs. liufus Mosher the mother of the mur dered man, to present. This testimony was taken before the coroner's jury. It was read to tne oourt by Stenographer Hayden, and was to many present an in tensely Interesting document Mrs. Mosher did not vary a hair's breadth from the story printed In the PitESS the morning after the murder. She told how with her eon she woe sitting by the stove In the kltonen read ing when the knock came at the door. She told her son It muet be John McCain and told him not to go to the door. They turned the lamp down and sat in silence for half an hour and they thought the mao who had knocked had gone away. Then came the knock at the wood shed door but the knocker finally went away from that door and they thought he had one lor good. An hour passed so Mrs Mosher thought when there came the crashing In of tbe window. She saw that the Erst man who entered was broad shouldered and a large man but beyond that she could give no description of him Xhe Erst man tackled Clifford who jumped to his mother's assistance. Xhe second man came through the win dow and hit Mrs Mosher over the head with the olub and ehe put the over turned light out and crawled Into her bed room. While there she heard tne murderers crashing arcnnd In tbe parlor for a time, saw them go down cellar and then heard them smashing cpsn Clifford's bores up stairs. She related tbe story of the negro’s smashing In her bed room U JUI auu UDUittUlllU), lliuun;, uci tor protection and the negro whom she distinctly saw for the first time she de scribed well and said she would surely recognize him If the saw him again. Hie white man she did not see distinct ly and would not be able to recognize Sbe knew he had broad shoulders and thought lie was a very large man, bat owing to the suddenness of tne attack sbe did not see him distinctly. The rest oi her story of her esoape from the house was very dramatto but did not differ at all from what has been told about It before. She had only a few dol lars In the house bnt thought Clifford had a considerable sum. Sbe knew he had a gold (10 plecs, a (6 piece and several (1 pieces whtoli were ulually wrapped In paper, but she dldnt know where he kept It. She thought it was in a blrdseye maple box. His money, change and money for ourrent exnenses, were usually In a small bag In bis pocket. He had dra wn some money, (ICO she thought, trom the bank a month before the murder, and w as uncertain whether he bad it at the time. Ills watch, one she bought for him, was a gold stem winder, large, with engraved cases and a gold ox ohaln with a square and compass oharm. He bad two wallets owned by his father, one large and yellowed with use and crossed In the old fashioned way. Sbe bad not seen It alnoe tbe murder, but would know It. Sbe identified a wallet presented by the oounty attorney as tbe one owned by her sou, or like It. Sbe reoognlzed It by oertaln marks, crosses on the back. (It was the pocket book taken from Uraffarn by the ollloers and In evi dence at the hearing.) Sbe said Uraffarn had worked for a while at her boose six years ago and roomed next to Clifford. Sha didn't think they had any trouble at the time, though they didn’t like eaoh other. After ward Clifford had accused Uraffarn of stealing his traps and they had high words, though they did not come to blows. After that Clifford never spoke to Uraffarn when they met. Witness said the clook In Clifford s room which woe overturned anil stopped at U.16 wai an alarm clock owned by him and alwaye kept In running order by him. She lden titled the watch and razor taken from Hands as artioles owned by Clifford. Witness said she was 73 years old on the day of her son s funeral. He was 31! years old. Cross examination. She knew Clifford bad an old gun In the house but had no knowledge of a revolver, said to be owned Liy him. She thought the tlret man In, the white man, was a large man, bat sbe got only> Meeting glance wben he rushed past her. She had no opportunity of a 1 front v lew. Chailes A.True made a brief argument tor the defense, presenting no evidenoe. He argued that because It took the men ' so long to gain admission Into tbe Mosher ! house was an Indication that they were both strangers to It. Had they known the premises well they oould have ob tained entrsnoe much quicker and easier than they did. Had they known Just where the valuables of the honeehold were secreted as the government claims they would not have broken Into boxes of bedding and other obests and boxes where those who knew tbe bouse would 1 h ave known no moDey was to be found. Referring to Mrs. Mother s teetlmony abont the white man. Mr. True said she had known Uraffam, and had she known the man who entered her house she would have recognized blm even though sbe oaught but a glimpse of bis faoe. Mrs. Mosherfsald tbe man wbo>ttacked Clifford Mosher was a very large man. if this were so It oould not have been Graffara | because he la not a vary large man, and j could not have oovered Clifford all up on the lloor, as Mrs. Moshsr claims the man who was on top of her son did. He made j a great deal ol stress on the fact that 1 Uraffam when arrested had no blood I hiatus on his clothing though tbe man said to have besn In tbe house with him, i the negro, was spattered with blood lrom ! head to loot. i ilfiriT t J luo Bputj tutu uj uuar^ii Kelly the convict who said Uratfam hail ! told him about a deaf old woman he waa j going to rob, Mr. True said that Kelly ! did not tell this story until after he bad teen the newspaper* of bis foreman, Mr. beet.an. and obtained tbe whole particu lars of the allalr. lie Intimated that he regarded the teatlmony of flagman Brad ford of South frami ogham, who claimed to have seen Uratlam with the negro Hands piss his crossing January bth and who positively identitled UralTam, as Im probable. He asked how two men who pawned a coal in lioston for thirty oents I on Thursday night were able to get to Saoo by the nozt noon Keacliing Port land f'liday afternoon how could UraOam who knew many people here drop out of sight for twenty-four h ours. Un Satur day the only man who saw the negro and his white companion so as to be able to identify them was Oltloer Kloe and he j had failed to positively Identify UrafTam. As to tbe discrepancy between the state 1 ments of Mrs. Shuman of the Elmwood hotel in lioston and UratTain's statement that he arrived there Saturday morning It was apparent that the register was carelessly kept and that the woman might be mistaken as to the time Graf fam arrived there. Mrs. Mosher had not positively ldentlllsd tbe pocket book found on UrafTam aa having ooma from her dead Bon and there were hundreds of pooket books like It la aztstenoe. Mr. True made an eloquent appeal for his client In oloslng his address. Bounty Attorney Whltebouse briefly summed up the government's testimony, a chain of evidenoe be claimed, with but few link* missing. At the conclusion of the argument* tbe judge announced his decision as flndtng probable cause and the prisoner was taken book to jail. GHAFFAM WILL CONFESS, if lie ever hat the opportunity, that Small's Cafe, 23J Federal street, is the beat place on eartb to feed. YOU will do the same if you try it. Many Port land people appreciate the fact—they have for a restaurant wlial they have long wished for. Absolute cleanliness and a fifty cant meal for 23 cents. Try It, have a cigar on tha house, and If you are dlttatlsfled say to to, Youra truly, C. E. SMALL. WILL HE BISHOP O’BRIEN. It.port cf BtU|or Slaw's Appolatnirat t ea Arni.ri. Th* following desoatoh was sent to the Maine papers'! ue#<l ay afternoon In regard to the appointment of Liihcp of Maine: "As there has been some doubt regard ing the appointment of Father O’Hrlen as Homan Catholic bishop of Mains, the Aescetated Press has made an enquiry at Home, with the result that the announce ment la pronounced correct." MUSIC AND DRAMA. NKLLOWYN. There seems to be a nrase Just now for Nell Uwyn plays and the pretty, witty orange girl who had a King for a lover, has proved the central figure of plays and operas as wall. London Is Interested In "Sweet Nell of Old Drury," and "Kngllsh Nell," while In New York "Mistress Nell" bee proved a sncc.se. The type of oharaeler whom Popys has pictured, appeals to many classes for the woman tbongh lowly torn,raises her self by hard work and training to n high rank among the actresses of her time and beoomlng the tuUtrsae of n King, usee her powers In kindly aots. This his toric background has bean a fertile field for playwrights end many versions have been offered. The one chosen by the New Portland Theatre Stock company Is by Marls Doran, and la gradually being whipped Into shape and received two presentations yesterday, both afternoon and evening. ; It Is hardly neoesrary to particularize toe story oi sue piay. ins am sot is uuu In • sitting room In Nell's lodglogs, where she llist meets the msdosp, Charles II. Tne second sot takes place In Mitre Tavern where a banquet Is In progress, while the scenes of tbe third and fourth aots are in the King's cham ber In the palaoe at Whitehall. The nret two acts are not espeolally Interesting, bat they are fairly well pnt together, while tbe last two aots contain some effective eoenes, notably; to that et tbe foot of the stair cssr where Nell reoltes the dream which leads to the erection of Chelsea hospital. It is on tbe last two aots that the Uucbeas of Portsmouth appears and there Is an oooasional stir In tbe situations, Incongruous though they be. Tbe noting Is far belter than tbe play and with the material provided, tbe oom pany gathered together as this one has been, accomplishes good work. Kletnor Browning as "Nell,” It of courts the predominating personage, and that Charlss should have been oharmel by her Is easily oredlble. In tbe first not she Is given an opportunity to show her abilities and this opportuni ty she Improves to the utmost. Her scene with the King is exceedingly well done and If her dialogue Is closely fol lowed many bright comedy lines will be discovered. In tbe end she Is almost overwhelmed by the gratitude of the many persons whom she has helped In affairs of state, war and love. Kvelyn Carter did all that was possible with tbe part of the Duobeas of Portsmouth. She has a oommanalng stage presenoe and invests her portraiture with a beoomlng bautuer, giving one the Impression of a strong reserved dramatic force. Carrie Ward Clark as Mrs. Snowdrop, gave us a good charseter sketch, and tbe Merry Monarch received a satisfactory Imper sonation by Jack llrumeli. The soeuery and the costumes are good and tbe scene at the palace In W hlte hall rellcots cred it on Mr. Brookers well-known aptitude to stage settings. The play will be pro duced afternoon und evening during the week. ■_ "UNCLE TOM’S CABIN.” Leun W. Waehburn a “bteteon’i Uncle l’om s Cabin” Company will begin an engagement at tbe Jefferson tneatre Friday afternoon next. "Uncle Tom" Is portrayed by Fred Bennett, Stetson'e or iginal "Uncle Tara," probably tbe best known Impersonator of this oelebrated character In the world. There will be two Topelee and two Marks in tbe great double oast. The work of competent players Is further enhanced by beautiful stage setting", and new eleotrlo devices Col. Sawyer's celebrated pack of Siberian bloodhounds.la one of tbe features with with this company, as well as tbe prize Shetland ponies. New and novel special ties are Introduced by the Creole Ladles' Quartette; John Loery, champion buck and wlpg dancer, assisted by tbe Mississ ippi singer, Lu Octette, "The Lone Star" Qnlntstte, In superb vooalizitloos, and tbe grotesque Limber i.ee. Tbe parade will be worth going to see. PHELAN STOCK ;cOMPANV. Commencing next Monday, Feb. lltb, Managers Cano & Orunt announce the engagement at Tbe Jefferson for a week at popular prices of tne E. V, Phelan Stook Company, In repertoire. Mr. Phe lan, through (the excellence of the oompanles he has sent on tbe road In tbe past, has established tbe reputation of being ons of tbe foremost managers in this particular line of entertainment. Speolal eoenery is carried for each play, and a oompany of ability has been se lected, In addition to tbe draraatlo por tion of tbe entertainment nnraerone vaudeville features are given at every nerformanoe. Mr. Kajraond Moore, Amerloa’e gieatest tenor, bae been speo tally engaged for the oomlng week , and the corunany carries a Ladles' Orchestra, whose oonoerte are a pleasing feature. Matinee* will be given dally, oommenc lug Tuesday. ERNEST 3ETON-THOMPSON. “The originality and freshness of theeo stories are irresistible, lor In .'everything be does, Mr. Seton-Tbomnson bae a way peculiarly hie own. Even If naked and unadorned, tbe faote be tells u* would be vsry Interesting; but when we have tbe facts and factors fairly (landing before ue, clothed In all the quaint quips and droll persltlage of an accomplished humor let and born etory teller,—they are irresistible."—New York Tribane. Mr. Tbouipson gives two leotures at City hall Saturday, Feb. loth. Seats at Stookbrldge'e Plano Rooms, Saturday, Feb Mb. ORGAN RECITAL. This evening. In tbe Congress Square oburob, a recital will he given on tbe magnltloent organ by Mr. Everett E. Truette of Poston, one of tbe best known organists In New England. The pro gramme will appeal to all lovers of organ music, and is as follows: Tocoato and Fugue tu P minor, J. S. Panb Pensdiotlon Nuptials, Leo Duoble Flat Lux, Leo Dubois La Cinquantalne I An am lent alt), Uabrlel-Mrale Transcription on Sullivan's “Onward Christian Soldiers," S. P. Whitney Maron PontlUcale, W. Ue la Tombelle Elevation, Samuel Rousseau Larghetto, .'auiuel Rousseau Paraphrase ou a Welsh Aiarcb, W. T. Pest Prayer, Joseph (JallaeiP Sonata In A minor (First movement), George E. Wnittng Tbe prloe of tickets has been llxed al tbe very low bgure of Hi cents, and oan he secured at Cressey, Jones & Allen’s, and at the door. THE PARIS EXPOSITION. "How did the Paris Exposition oompart who uuioagor is tee question every le mming traveller has been naked. Nt amount of word* oan udsquat sty answer this question, but Mr. Huron Holmes, realizing the truth of the old adage “that awing is believing,” has returned to tbis country prepared not only to tell Id words of the beauties of the Paris Exposi tion. hut has also oome laden with un unnlualsupply of pictures with which the particular lecture will be Illustrated. II Is estimated that these pictures will have to be shown at lntervali of twenty seoondi apart In order to get them all Into the time oocupled by Mr. Holmes In the de livery of tbit lecture. “The Purls Expo sition" will be given at City hall nex: Thuriilay evening. Among the mot lor pictures shown will be an automoblii battle of flowers, Sousa's band marching, panorama of the national pavilions froir the river, on the moving sidewalk, Sade Vacoo's lleisba dauoe, Gtojlra Kawaku In bis great battle scene, panorama of old Parle, the Trooadero fountains, In at Eiffel tower elevator. Uargaln prlcei have been made for the three remaining lactates In the coarse. Courtis and even log tickets on eale at Creeaey, Jones A Allen's. AN UNUSUAL OCCUR HENCE. The Newport, (U. 1 ) Hally News says “It Is seldom that a theatrical manage! presenting an attraction meets snob at unusual reception as that- wnloh was ac corded Miss Mildred Holland In ‘Tbi Power Rebind the Throne after tlu perform an oe Monday nlgbt. When thi time oame tor settlement between tbi manager of the company and Manager Bull of the opera houae, Mr. Bull flrst complimented the manager on the perfect production and also Informed him that the performance was worth more than the oontraot oallea for, and then Manager Bnll turned to hie treasurer and ordered him to give the company e manager an additional nee per cent, of the gross receipts. This Is the tlret Incident of the kind to happen here and It le probably among few of 11* kind In theatrical an nals,” CHECKERING AND "SONS’ AWARD. Tlie 9 #O0 Prise (Joti ton PhUS«lel|»l»l» Artist. Some weeks ago Messrs Chtokerlug .V Sods ottered a prize of 16'JU for the best design for a permanent programme cover for (he new Cblckerlng hall just now being opened In Boston. An enormous number of designs were submitted, and the Indues, who were the artists Mr. Frank Benson, Mr. Uwlght fBlaney anti Mr. ltobert 8. Peabody, of Peabody Stearns, architects, have awarded the prize to Miss JeBsle W lilcox Smith, ot Philadelphia. The design Is to make Us llrst appearance on the programme of the opening conoert, to take place on Feb ruary 8th, and alter that time Messrs. Checkering Jfc Sons will be pleased to for ward a copy of the programme with the design to any one Interested. Headache —Nki rai.oia — Cor.os — "Grip.” Nothing like "On anukine” pow ders to prevent, instantly relieve, tltTIt'KI.Y critic—EI.IMINATK. A TEMPKKANCK CANTEEN. | Mrs. G. M. N. Stevens and Miss Anna A. Gordon, president and vioe-pretident at-large of the National Woman's Chrlt tlau Temperanooe Union, had an Inter view on February 1st with Sargeant Francis 11. Buisaoot of Chicago, relative to hie plane ror temperance canteens for soldiers on the held,a plan that la already tiled with the War Department at Wash ington. Toe ladles are greatly pleased with the proposition as fully described to them by Mr. Buzzaoot, whole long sarvioe in the army and navy have given him a knowledge of the army's needs In this direction and the best praosloal plans to meet them. The general officers of the National W. O. T. U., have deoided to urge Mr. Buzzaoot to go to Washington and de monstrate bis temperance canteen there, ae he did tome month* ago with great ■noco s in Chaltanoogi, Tenn. TWO GIVES GOST. Binghamton,N.Y.February &—Two per sons perished and three were Intally in jured in a Hie wblah totally destroyed *h. Exposition hotel In this olty this morn log What Shall We Have for Dessert ? This question arises iu he family every day. Let us answer it today. Try Jell-o, a dellcotis and healthful dessert. Pre pared In two minutes. No boiling! no baking! simply add boiling water and set to cool. Flavors:—Lemon, Orange, Raspberry and Strawberry. Get a pack age at your grooera today, 10 eta. MUNYON'S INHALER CURES THE CRIP imw TREMENDOUS DEMAND FROM ALL PARTS OF THE COUNTRY. Factories Unable to Make Them Fast Enough. Clouds of medics ted vapor are lnhsled through the mouth and emitted from the nostrils, cleansing and vaporising all the diseased parts. A sense of relief is felt at once. Doctors Indorse it. Everybody praises it. It is a oommon-sense cure lor Catarrh, Colds, Grip, Coughs, Asthma, Bronchitis and all throat and lung troublas. Come and See It. The cost, with medicines, is only fl.OO. WHAT MUNYON’8 REMEDIES WILL DO. Munyon guarantees that his Rheumatism Cure will core nearly all cases of rhettu a tisin In a few bouts; that his Dyspepsia Cure will cure indigestion and all stomach trouble: that hit Kidney Cure will cure UO Eer cent of all t-uaes of kidney trouble; that is Headache Cure will cure any kind of hca lache in a few minutes; and ao on through the entire list of hla remedies. They are for sale at all druggists—mostly £0 cents a vial. Demount ration* of !t»i* won* derful Inhaler will be made till* week al the following prominent drug stores: C. If. (JIPPY C O. n«no.\oiJ(iii A SII I'.HIOl\. 231V lungreas SI. CHIEF OFFICE: Broadway and 26th St., New York City. fob4 jji'i VNiMNiiMMMNtiMMm'M | Bedding Ba>.rg»Jns--Chiefly. I Woven Wire Springs. New springs with hardweod frames, warranted in every way, the $2 50 kind, *1.4II 100 prs. of Blankets. Ten quarter size, light weight, but warm, button hole finish edges. $1.00 goods, 5!lc pair 1000 lbs. of new j- Feathers. Odorless and downy mixed *2 chicken and hen feathers, steam 2J dressed (no animal matter), worth 25c, 13 l-2c per lb. Pillows under price. 100 pairs of 2o In. pillows made from these feathers. Excellent tick, worth >2 00, 98c pair 200 Kitchen Cha irs. New goods, we 1 built, and nice ly varnished. Good value at 00c. :$9 cents each 1 Steel Range, with asbestos lined oven. Repairs can be got at any time. Reduced from $45 to #21 1 Domestic R.ange, new, with tank- Worth #33, *18.98 Lace Cxjrtevirv Stretchers. New stretchers—regular ♦ 1.25 quality—rest of the wees (if they last that long), <9 rents (You’ll need them Inside of six weeks.) Bra^ss Hand Lamps 25 safety brass hand lamps, ncn explosive—complete—38c kind, 24 cents 3 New Mattresses act $1.95. worth $5.50. 5; 2500 yds. of brand new tick bought before the rise in cottoo, 33,000 lbs. of. clean new excelsior *5 straight from the mills at Milo, 1000 lbs. of the celebrated mohair wool from the Sanford p ush mills, and three expert mattress makers whom we must keep busy until the busy season, are the factors. Sp'endld IS hand made mattressei, soft, sweet, and durable—worth twice as much as the common machine-made soft S 3 top mattress—are the result. The rest of the week, $1.95 | Oren Hooper’s Sons. | A Youth’s Warm Coat .... £2.00 Of course there’s an OUT about them or we’d not sell Overcoats and Ulsters worth £6.00 to £15.00 for only £2.00, —but the only out is the style,—otherwise they’re worth the first asking. It's not a bad fault,—(listers are useful for boys of 11 to 18 years tliese rough days, bong Overcoats of this cut are warm and durable,— easily shortened. This $‘.2.00 price (or next Saturday only, —It) o'clock. A few ('ape Overcoats for boys 5 to 11 years, worth (5.00 to (10.00,— next Saturday only $12.00 STANDARD CLOTHING CO. NiW STORE.-544 Congress St. W. C. WARE, Mgr. J. R. LIBBY CO. Mistakes? Of course tve make mistakes. 'Ttuould be a great mis take not to This time it is SILK. PETTICOA T M I S - TAKES. ffo mistakes about the style, quality or beauty of these Petit PETTICOAT MISTAKES. coau\ °n'y many °f them for February. Moreover they are so attractive that in some in stances too much handling has mussed them, no to and then a slight hint of dust that buon’t brush off. So toe mark them dobun not fully HALE PP.ICE. but almost that. $8.75for $4 50. A smallish lot of rich Taffeta Silk Petticoats. One is a blue and brown plaid, deep flounce trimmed with pinked ruffle and corded. Others are fine chaneeable Taffeta Silk with stitched and corded double ruffle. Price was $8.70, now $450\ *5.75for $3.75. Made of fine Silk Taffeta with corded ruffles. Very select, were 10.73, now $1.73 $9.00 for $5.00. Extra heavy rustling Taffeta Silk. Changeable colorings, corded double ru (He. Marked from lO.OOdown to $500 J.R. LIBBY CO. $6.75for $3.75. Elegant Silk Moreen Petticoat* made similar to the above Taffeta*. Were $<!.75, now $0.75 Wool Petticoats. Were $5.75, now $.1.00 Mercerized. Only two in this lot. Heavily corded, and piped with velvet. One is green and one lavender. Were $3.75, now $2.00 Other* wm* ?! 50, now $1.00 J.R. LIBBY CO. NEW RAIN COATS. Something new in the Cloak Department stock is a line of Rain Coats. They are of medium weight wool Cravenetted materials, Vene tians, Meltons, Whipcords, etc, in medium and dark greys, browns, covert and tan shades. _ They are of the latest most approved styles, some with ragian sleeves and some with plain sleeves. They are rain proof, porous;~hygienic—good for rainy weather wear, for travelling, for carriage riding At least come in and let us show them to you. Prices, *14.00, 15 00, 17.50 and 25.00. NEW DRESS SKIRTS. We have already added to our stock twenty or more styles of new Dress Skirts. These are in black cheviots, serges and broadcloths mostly, and in trimmed effects. A few of the new Silk Waists are also in and many more new things in Waists and Skirts will be opened within the next two weeks. EASTMAN BROS. & BANCROFT.