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that are fit to print NINTH YEAR, NO. an. JUROR DISMISSED FROM CIRCUIT COURTPANEL Frank Barnet, Sitting in D. U. R. Cate, Speakt Disparagingly of Plaintiff's Claim When Visiting Scene of Aocident. Deputy Sheriff Reports Matter to Judge Murphy, Who Promptly “Fires” Offending Juror. Frank Barnes, of No. 592 Thlrd-ave., was dismissed from the Jury punel of the Wayne circuit court by Judge Murphy, Friday morning, following statements made to the court by a deputy sheriff, under whose charge Barnes, with 11 other jurors made a trip Thursday afternoon to the scene of an accident which figured in a pend ing trial. The case was that of Anna Reno against the D. U. R. Mrs. Reno’s hus band was killed when he fell from a Baker car on Dix-ave., near Military. There Is a curve at that point, and It is the theory of the plaintiff that the deceased was thrown from the car when it hit the curve. To better un derstand the situation, the Jury, In charge of two deputies, visited the scene of the accident. Friday morning when the case was about to open, Deputy Sheriff Mark Hope reported to Judge Murphy that while the jury was inspecting the lo cality. Barnes, in the hearing of sev eral of the Jurors, said: “I can’t see how anybody could have been killed here when the curve starts back there.” The deputy said he warned Barnes not to discuss the matter outside the Jury room, and the latter replied that be guessed he knew his business. The men were examined In court, and Barnes denied making the state ment. He said he merely asked a question. Ho called on two Jurors to bear him out, and one of them. L. C. Hall, said he did not hear Barnes make the matemeut complained of. The other, James H. Bird, who, Barnes said w’as near at hand, said he was down the track and heard nothing. Judge Murphy said that he had no reason to disbelieve the deputy, who had only his duty to perform, and was not Interested in the case. Barnes stood about the corridors for tome time after his dismissal, ex plaining hi* aide of the caae, and tell- Ihg how harshly he had been dealt with. Barnes la well known about the courts, and has served as a Juror a number of times. SENATOR SMITH ATTACKS TRADESMEN OF GERMANY Michigan Statesman Speak* on Con tribution of Chamber of Commerce to Tariff Statement. WASHINGTON. June 4—There was another flurry over the German tariff btntement In the senate today. It oc curred when the resolution of La Fol lette came up calling on the state de partment to submit to the senate all the correspondence Involved in the securing of that statement from Ger many. Senator Smith, of Michigan, strongly assailed the contribution of the Augsberg Chamber of Commerce to that statement. The Augsberg folks say that a weaver in that place gets only half as high wages as a weaver in the United States, but that the dif ference Is about equalized by the low er cost of living In Germany. Smith denounced the reference to the standard of living In this country as a voluntary Impertinence. The lariff. he said, was to be based on the difference in wages. The standard of living of woolen worker* in this coun try was their own business and the higher It was the more creditable to them. FAVORS SPECIAL COMMITTEE. Zink Would Name Body to Discus* Charter Amendments. President Zink, of the common coun cil, Is In favor of having a special rommlttee to handle the variou* char ter amendments proposed this summer and next fall. There has been some doubt as to whether this would be the procedure, there being already a committee on charter and city legisla tion. "I think wo should have a special committee; then they can consider everything,” says Zink. Ye», There Will Be Dancing At Sugar Island and Tashmoo Parks. Sunday. Flnzel's Orchestra will fur nish the music. For Sugar Island and Toledo take the steamer “Greyhound,” foot of Grlswold-Pt., 8:15 a. m. For Tashmoo Park take the steamer “Tashmoo” at 9.00 a. m. or the steam er "Wauketa” at 2:30 p. m. Tickets. Sugar Island 35 rents, To ledo or Tashmoo Park 50 cent* round trip. $25 in Prizes! HAFE YOU ANSWERED ? the Solution Contest that appeared in The Detroit Times on May 31st? Many replies are close, but as yet No One Has a Correct Solution. e Pctruif HIGH COURT DEALS BLOW TO ALBERT T. PATRICK MEtV YORK, Jan 4.—Tfce appellate dlvtaloa has deale* the appeal of Al bert T. Patrick, now under life aeu tenre In Sing Sins for the murder of ■ged millionaire william M. Rice, for anew trial ou tho grouad that Oer. Hugh**, la commuting hta death aeu teace to Imprisonment for life, violated hla < Patrick'* > constitutional rlichta. BARNETT SAYS HE ISN'T INJONTEMPT Enjoined From Maintaining Nui sance, Declares His Place Isn’t in This Class—Summoned to Court. Eddie Barnett, proprietor of the sa loon and dance hall at Nos. 328-330 Randolph-sL. and David Oppenhelm, owner of the building, were ordered by Judge Hosmer, Thursduy after noon, to show cause. Monday morning, why they should not be punished for contempt, In continuing to conduct the saloon and dance hall after having been enjoined from so doing by Judge Donovan on order of the supreme court. Since the order was issued Bar nett has been holding dances regu larly, and advertising in the news pap#s. ”i am Dot disobeying the Injunction,” maintained Burnett stoutly, Friday morning. “The Injunction forbids me to^malntaln; ,g;iKffiance. I am not dcftTH*' tlftu. * "I have not been forbidden to run a saloon—that la a legal business —nor to keep a case or to have dances. I do all those things. But there Is no nuisance. My place Is quiet and orderly. I did not have an opportunity to show this at the trial of the case. “I am blamed for things that I have nothing to do with. This week there was a big celebration In Harmonle hall until well along In the morning. Complaint was made that there was a disturbance In my place, although 1 bad closed long before that time. “I am going to show that my place la all right. First, I will give them a chance to prove anything they can against me, and then I will go after the people that have been attacking me. I will make them show In court why they have done so.” Barnett has retained as attorneys Thomas J. Navln, Michael P. Bourke, Alex. J. Groesbeck and Guy L. Miller. He threatens to disclose Home thing* of a startling nature regarding the residents in the apartment houses in his vicinity. LABOR OFFICER DROPS DEAD. - Geo* H. Phillips Expires In Railroad Station In Des Moines. BATTLE CREEK, Mich., June 4. (Special.)—George H. Phillips, Mich igan deputy labor commissioner, drop ped dead today at Des Moines, la., while visiting his daughter. He was ex-alderman nnd until recently United States marshal. Mr. Phillips* death occurred In the Rock Island station Just as he was about to board an eastbound train. It is believed heart trouble caused his death. He went west a month ago on a bus iness and pleasure trip. He spent some time at the home of his daughter. Mrs. Wayne Johnston, whose husband Is western representative for a local health food company. Mr. Phillips wns about 45 years old and a promin ent Mason and K. of P. Two years ago he resigned his posi tion ns United States marshal and took up his duties as deputy labor commis sioner. Would Loan State Money. GRAND RAPIDS. Mich.. June 4 Thlß city has been piling tip surplus cash for several years There Is about $700,000 In local banks drawing 2.31 per cent Interest. The city is willing to loan $500,000 to the state to tide It over its present financial embarrass ment. TAXES ON UPGRADE IN ALLBjG CITIES People, Beginning to Realize Potai bilitiea in Waj of Safety, Comfort and Health, Spend More. Detroit property owners who are called upon to pay an $lB tax rate this year for the first time will be Interested to know that increasing tux rate* are one of the symptoms com mon to all American cities at the pres ent time —In fact, common to the cities of the world. Inquiry among Iho comptrollers and accounting of ficers of the country, In session here, develops the fact that Detroit, for all this year's increase, has one of the lowest tax rates among the large cities. Dr. Le Grand Powers, chief statis tician of the United State* census bureau, and founder of the Comp trollers' association, has had oppor tunity to study the developments in city life on account of the mass of statistics from all the cities of the country which come to his office to be tabulated every year. He finds that municipal expenditures are 2 every where on the up grade with the max imum still far ahead. “It Is the natural development of city life,” says Dr. Power*, who is at tending the comptrollers’ convention. “In all cities expenditure* are grow ing faster than the assessment values, and, consequently, tax rate* are larger. “The reason 1* easily discernible. People are just realizing the possi bilities of city life —the advantages to be had by united action along various lines, all requiring expenditure. Ono of theso lines of action 1b in regard to health. There was a time not so long ago when the birth rate of cities was low’er than the death rate. Left to themselves, without Ingress from the outer districts, the cities would have vanished. “But measures of various kinds to protect the health and life of the In habitants have been adopted; sewers have been built, disease checked, wa ter supply Installed, life safeguarded by many precautions, hospitals built and maintained. All this ha* cost a great deal of money, but It has length ened the period of human life and made the birth rate in cities greater than the death rate. Each life length ened Is an industrial gain for the com munity. "In the same way people hare come to appreciate the convenience and benefit of park*, of paving and public buildings, of public playgrounds, of adequate police and fire protection, and have demanded these things more and morp. Each demand ,has meant an Increase In the advantages of city life and an Increase in expenditures. There wae a time, in 1840, when Hor ace Mann began hie crueade for pop ular education, when schools were maintained by the parent* of the pupils; now they are maintained by the community. Libraries are a simi lar development, the public coming to understand the value of education. “All these things which Increase the budgets are on the upgrade. In thl* condition, there Is a great Incentive toward more honest, economical and efficient government. In my opinion this stato of things will be a tremend ous factor toward better government." Inquiry among the comptrollers gathered here shows that Detroit Is unique in its budgetary system—that of having estimates prepared by de partment heads, passed upon by the council and finally reviewed and cut by the board of estimates. In most of the cities the estimates go from the departments to a board of estimates consisting of the mayor, controller nnd some other city officials, who prune them for final action by the common council. The visitors are In clined to think that the Detroit plan, which Involves cutting down of the budget by a body of men not Intimate ly familiar with the workings of the city government, 1* not the wisest plan. Mayor Breltmeyer now favor* a change In the charter, as *oon a* the home rule bill becomes operative, which would abolish the present board of estimate* and substitute in its place a smaller board appointed by the may or, with the mayor having also a veto power over Item*. Buch a scheme would place the responsibility for the tax rate directly upon the shoulders of the mayor. Aside from the budgetary plan of the city, the visitors have expressed themselves as impressed with the ex cellent system shown In the accounts of the city departments, much of the credit for which is due to Howard C. Beck, formerly deputy city controller, and who Installed the present book keeping systems in a number of de partments. The prompt collection of taxes In this city is a surprise to many visitors. "We have no delinquent taxes back of 1881," remarked Comptroller Grlf flng, of New Rochelle. N. Y., "the rec ords are lost back of that date." New Rochelle Is to celebrate Its birthday, Saturday, having been found ed In 168 R. Detroit’s primary nomination plan is of considerable Interest to the vis itors. The comptrollers of most cities are elected, Instead of appointed, as In this city. THE WEATHER. Detroit and vlelnltyt Friday night, cloudy with ahowera» Saturday, partly cloudy| not much change la Irmprrn turn moderate variable wlada becom lok "cuter!y. lower Mlchlgaai Partly cloudy to. night with ahowera la eaat, aad cooler In went portion| Saturday, fair. ' HOURLY TRMPF.RATI RRS. Aa. dl 04 10 a. m SH 7 a. m tin li a. m HO Na. ra W 13 noon 73 On. m OO 1 p. m 73 One year ago tn«layi Mailmnni tem perature. 70| minimum, 58) mean, HIM clear weather. Sun roue at liU a. m. Sun aeta at 7)0.1 p. m. Aleaahder. 1 mbrella«. 2H Monroe. The first cannon to be cast In one piece was made by an English iron master in 1&42. m FRIDAY, JUNE 4. 1909. BETHARD ELECTED TO HEMOCERS Peoria Man Snoceedi Wm. Judton, of Grand Rapids—Next Meeting In Louisville. As scheduled. Douglas H. Beth&rd, of Peoria. 111., was elected president cf the National Wholesale Grocers’ asso ciation without opposition. Friday morning. He succeeds William Jud son, of Grand Rapids, who has held the office three terms, since the organiza tion of the wholesalers three years ago. He could have had another term, but declined the honor. The association, however, would not permit Mr. Judson to withdraw from Its counsels altogether, and elected him a director for Michigan. The other Michigan director elected is Gilbert W. Lee, of Detroit. Mr. Jud son was also appointed a member of the executive committee by the new, president. The other officers elected are: First vice-president, Fred R. Drake, of Gaston. Pa.; second vice-president, Wllllum Todd, of Leavenworth, Kas.; third vice-president, John F. Kelly, of Bt. Paul, Minn; fourth vice-president, William G. Wadlelgh, of Boston, Mass.; fifth vice-president, W. C. McCon augbey of Parkersburg, W. Va.; treas urer, Frank A. Potter, New York. The executive committee will re elect Alfred H. Beckmann, of New York, secretary, and William C. Breed, of New York, will continue as counsel for the association. The wholesalers unanimously ac cepted a cordial Invitation extended by Congressman Shorley, of Kentucky, to hold their next convention in Louisville, where, the hope was ex pressed, an amalgamation may be ef fected between the National Wholesale Grocers’ association and the Southern Wholesale Grocers' association. This feeling seemed to be strong In the meeting, Friday morning, a fact which was partly due, no doubt, to the pres ence of S. U. Phillips, of Memphis, president of the southern body. Resolutions were adopted. Friday, strongly expressing the Association’s appreciation of the hospitality extend ed by the grocers of Michigan, Detroit and Toledo during the convention and declaring strongly for a uniform stab) food law in conformity with the federal law. It was well along toward gray dawn when the members of the National Wholesale Grocers’ association finally left the banquet tables in the Hotel Cadillac, Friday morning, after an ex ceptionally fine dinner, topped off by a brilliant flow of post prandial ora tory. Gilbert W. Lee presided as toastmaster. In the list of speakers were two congressmen, Swager Sherley, of Ken tucky, and Edwin Denby, of Michigan. The former discussed the bankrutpcy law, to which he has been instrumental In securing a number of important amendments. Congressman Denby spoke on the nation’s great achieve ments In recent years, with particular reference to the Panama canal. He predicted ita completion not later than 1915. The canal, he raid, would not only strengthen the defenses of the country, but would also open the way for the expansion of our trade with South America. William Livingstone, president of the I.Ake Carriers’ association, em phasized the necessity for more uni form bills of lading, and told of the re sults thus far accomplished In this respect. James Schermerhorn, publisher of The Detroit Times said publicity should go with purity In the whole saling of groceries. “Trade-marks should be better than statutes in guaranteeing Integrity.” he continued. “It Is the age of Intensity of trade and advertising. We have •the breakfast food that Is shot out of a gun.* Next will come ’the saleratus that Is dropped from an airship,’ and it wouldn’t be surprising if some en terprising wholesaler should announce that he furnishes all the manna with which the modem Elijah is fed ns ha abides by the brook Cherith in dark est Africa." Mr. Schermerhorn protested against too much business. It should not be permitted to encrcarh upon finer satisfactions of life, he said. Other speakers were the Rev. S. 9. Marquis, dean of St. Paul’s Episcopal cathedral, who spoke with his accus tomed felicity and earnestness, and William C. Breed, of New York, coun sel for the association. A happy Incident was the presenta tion by the toastmaster of a solid sil ver service from the W. A. Sturgeon establishment to Retiring President Judson, who made a neat acknowl edgment. paying a fine tribute to wifehood, the wholesaler’s guide and Inspiration at home. SUFFER FROM THIRST. Detroit Aldermen In Dry Flint Are In Distress. Reports that reach the city hall from the League of Michigan Munici palities convention in Flint are to the effect that the delegates from Detroit and some of the other big towns are slowly perishing of thirst. Flint has gone dry and the members of the Detroit delegation who have returned relate stories of intense suffering. “It was not that we wanted anything to drink," explained one alderman, “so mnch as the thought that. If we did want anything, we could not get, it. That made us thirsty ’* Some of the Detroit aldermen made j a trip to Saginaw. Thursday evening, “to Inspect the new electric road.” Saginaw is wet. very wet. Capt. Cress In Detroit. Captain Cress, U. 8. A., who haa been stationed at Fort Snelllng, Minn., since the Michigan Military academy closed. Is In the city today on his way to West Point to attend a reunion of his class, ’B4. Earthquake Is Recorded. MANILA, June \.—The selmsmo graph at the local observatory record ed a severe earthquake beginning it 2:4*» and lasting until 5:02 this morn ing. The disturbance is estimated to :be 1,500 to 2,000 miles away. j GOVERNOR’S SON WEDS CHORUS GIRL,- TOILS IN COTTON MILL He married her despite proud father’s threat, and when disinherited earned living in cotton mill and will stick to the Job. ... xLMmmmsMzk 1 -M 1 >■ ■ m f Bristow Drspsr and his young wlfs. BURLINGTON, Vt., June 4.—Scion of one of the proudest families of Massachusetts and son and heir of Its governor, Eben Draper, of Hopedale, young Bristow Draper every day car- AUTO SPLINTERED, OCCUPANTS ESCAPE v - faoft an, Babe and Child, Buried in Debris, When Car Smashes Ma chine, Dodge Death. Mrs. Richard Stevenson and her 14- months-old baby, of No. 453 Helen* ave., and Arthur Fleming, five years old, of No. 466 Helen-ave., had re markable escapes from death, Friday morning, when a Sherman car crash ed into an electric auto in which they were riding, at Kercheval and Helen aves., completely demolishing the ma chine, aud burying Mrs. Stevenson, her baby and her little guest In the debris. Bystanders were horrified at the sight, and rushed to the machine, ex pecting to find all three of tho occu pants of the automobile dead, but when they were extricated. It was found that only Mrs. Stevenson was seriously hurt. The baby and the young boy had escaped with only slight bruises and scratches, while Mrs. fftevenson had been almost as fortunate, escaping with some ugly cuts on the head and ono hip. The car, It Is alleged, w'as traveling at a terrific rate of speed when It struck the automobile, which was re duced almost to kindling wood. TO AWAIT CHICAGO TEST. Committee Won't Buy Voting Ma chines Just Yet. Aid. Reinhardt will call a meeting of the special council committee on voting machines early next week to CAnvasa the sentiment of the mem bers In regard to methods to be pur sued. Reinhardt agrees with Aid. I Gltnnan that It will be best to wait for the testing of the machines by Chi cago In the coming primaries and elec tion In that city before purchasing any. Comptroller Erickson, of Superior, Wls., who Is here In attendance on the comptrollers' convention, says that voting machines have been a great success In his city. "We have primaries there and han dle 600 to 700 voters In a precinct without any trouble,” says Erickson. THAW MUST REMAIN IN~ MADHOUSE, I ZS COURT ■Lk|WW B j NRW YORK, Jaat 4.—Tlif appellate <tl« letoa of tbs supreme Miurt today 4e r(4fd Hurt . K. Tlmw la hll n|» peal from (he order of (he supreme eoarf refualna him a lory (rial aa to hla sanity. This means he will re mala la Mattsawaa. rles his dinner pail to the cotton mill here and every Saturday draws down his pay for his week's work. He does it for a chorus girl, Queenle Sanford, who once upon a time pirouet ted gmyly before the footlights, but who now queens it in a pretty little cottage by Lake Champlain in which, also, there is a third Draper who now is the pride of the rich governor, his grandfather. Both Oov. Draper and his wife were proud of their boy Bristow who was a light in the wealthy society of tha Bay. They were anxious that tho young man should go to college and take up a profession—preferably the law. So the husky young fellow en tered Harvard. And then, while on a college-boy jaunt, he met Queenle Sanford and his fate. Acquaintance soon ripened into love and soon young draper pro posed. Gov. Draper was nontenant, governor of the state then and tho way he stormed when he learned that his son wanted to wed an actress was enough to deter most rich men's sons. STRIKE OF STREET , GAR MEN IS ENDED ■m ' Employs* of Philadelphia Company Win Points Excepting Increase In Their Wage Scale. X* PHILADELPHIA, Pa., June 4.—Af ter six days of rioting, during which scores of persons wero injured and numerous cars were wrecked, tho strike of the Philadelphia Rapid Trunsit conductors and motormen was brought to a close today, with the strikers victorious at every point ex cepting that of a wage Increase from 22 to 25 cents an hour. Through the intervention of Senator James P. McNichol, Republican leader of Philadelphia, a series of confer ences were arranged yesterday and last night. While Strike Leader C. O. Pratt, of the Natloral Street Car Men’s union, was racing around from mass meeting to mass meeting, May or Reyburn was framing a letter to the head of the Rapid Transit Cos. This letter embraced the demands of the strikers and the Rapid Transit Cos. accepted them. They are as follows: 1. All former employ*** shall be re stored to their former positions. 2. Arrangements to be nuicle by which a standard uniform adopted by tbe company may l»e purchased by em ployes from any one of not less thun five reputable clothiers. 5. Kmploye* to form a representa tive body to consist of one of tneir number to be selected by a majority vote from each barn, which body shall in turn designate a smaller working committee of Ita own members, which shall from time to time be accotded full opportunity to take up with Ilia proper officers of the company nny and all questions affecting the rights cf employes. 4. This committee to tnkc up *t once with the management of the com pany the schedules with n view of making such changes In hours nnd working conditions as are consistent with the proper Service to the Bttblfa) 6. The rate of wage* beginning July 1,190 ft, to be 22 cents an hour. 6. These conditions to continue for one. two or thr«S years, as may be agreed upon with snld committee. The strikers elected delegates to a conference to be held at noon today, nnd It Is practicably certain that the peace proposal win be agreed to and that the men will return to work to morrow morning. A few more cars are running today, but the supply is not anywhere near normal. With peace in the air, the police do not look for any more serious rioting. HOLMES GETS FREEDOM. Alleged Swindler Released on Person al Recognizance. Charles S. Holmes, who has been In the county Jail since last fall on the charge of swindling W. C. Ander son out of $375. was released from Jail. Friday, when Attorney Matthew Bishop obtained Judge Connolly’s con sent to let his client go on his person al recognizance. Anderson is to Ap pear In court July 7, for his second trial. The Jury disagreed In the first trial. One Escapes, One Held. August Romeska was discharged, and Herman A. Schmidt was bound over to the recorder’s court, by Jus tice Jeffries, Friday morning, when the tw’o cast-end boathouse keepers were examined on the charge of oper ating "blind pigs” in their l*oathouses. Romeska’s odd defense was success ful. He declared that though he had furnished Officers Church and Reid with beer, as they stated, he had not accepted money for the liquor. He said he took 25 cents from them, tin derstanding that It was his pay for rowing them .out to Suwanee island. OAl.f. OKTROIT TttlCA* CO MUi IIU City Ml*. Fark M. LAST EDITION ON* CSNTjI SQUABBLE ISSI 9 rich iron FREEDOM fl Prosecutor Hitchcock flthffiJaHj Things in Police Dep < utNMjM He Reprimands Chief Xnjln and Other Oi&cklt. *H Prisoner's Examination On Xllfl|||| Charge Is Besomed in FtttdtwMl Court in Bnj City. : S BAY CITY. Mich.. June i.~djKm dal.)—The examination of RomH Hu h. charged with the murder grandmother, Mrs. Christine Coryo||Bl| was resumed In police court this attHl noon. Chief of Police Murphy on the stand. ;/■£?! It Is said that Mr. Coumans, aflKnj ney for Rich, haa some Questions “up his sleeve" for MufgjHg relative to his notions In the and especially in regard to hie aDaH§§ opening of Mrs. Coryeon’s safe out notifying the defense. Chief IMHj phy has oidered Court Officer UttH to handcuff Rich hereafter when Ufl| ing him to and from the jaiL Rich has not had the cuffs on JffiH to today. The order comet throuflfi| Prosecutor Hitchcock, who doooflif want Rich to have the llbefrtioo he mH had up to this lime. Hitchcock' -Kffiflj been stirring up things in the poflHH department. He haa "called" MMH phy, Craig and Hatch for varloue S0 leged offenses. % The police force Is divided in optiM ion on tne case. It i« the general opial ion so far that the people’s cage h||H been botched. Witnesses have (MH tradicted each other and doctors 'dßf agreed. Coroner Kelly has ttirhlH over the key to the Coryeon home tM the prosecutor and says he has wokM ed his hands of it all. ii It is not unlikely that an effort Vflil be made to have Rich discharged tdi police court. If he is bound ovSfll Coumans will try hard to have htg|| tried in the present term of the cif*| cult court Instead of keeping him in!] jail until September. Yesterday's session In police coofti was marked by many stirring in*| cidents. Attorney Coumans, counnßij for young Rich, who Is in Jail OC thflW charge ot murdering his grandmother Mrs. Coryeon. charged that the lice are using unfair methods in SIM effort to "railroad" his client to pH#| on. Attorney Coumans declared than evidence that might prove the Uutßl rence of young Rich was and that the safe in which Hre. Com yeon kept her valuable papers was for*) clbly opened when he was not pro#-'' ent. He was called in, he said, aev*j eral hours after the safe had basin opened. Attorney Coumans denounced Corotim er Kelley because the latter had call a piece of wood from the door hutwni(S| the east ana west bedrooms of th* < Coryeon home. There were spots ot!) the wood. Attorney Coumans had SdJfl quested Coroner Kelley to remove tho| doo» to be held as an exhibit for the! defense. Coroner Kelley turned the piece of wood over to Dr. Scrafford* who is a bacteriologist and Ist. for examination. The examination J by Dr. Scrafford discloses the fact 's that the spots were not blood. Coo«»| mans charged that Kelley had unfair in turning over whatever evW dence he had to the prosecution. Dr. ; Kelley Insisted he had only been it* tempting to determine the cause of Mtb. Corveon’s death. Coumans asketl him why he had turned the wood, key and safe over to persons who were not authorised by law to receive them and the physician declared the prose- 1 cutor had a right to them. Prosecutor Hitchcock and Superin*! tendent of Police Murphy declare that. $ after the safe had been opened, they Invited the attorney for the defenss and the newspapermen «to be present while the papers were examined. Tbs, j prosecutor and police chief declam I that not a hand touched a paper In the safe until the attorney for the de» . i sense was there. Assistant Prosecutor i ! McCormick, at the police court exam* < (nation yesterday afternoon, charged’; Attorney Coumaus with making a * I"grand stahd" play because the court'’ | room was crowded and there were a 1 large number of newspapermen pres* ent. The Bale has been turned over to Mrs. Rich, appointed special adminis trator of the estate by Probate Judgn Francis. Mrs. Rich's bond is fixed at 15.000. TO TRY TO DISBAR RADFORD. Circuit Judges Bring Proceedings Against Attorney. In a meeting of the circuit court Judge*. Thursday afternoon. Judge Murphy was authorized to appoint an attorney to act as friend of the court in bringing disbarment proceedings I against Attorney George W. Radford. This action of the Judges was taken after a special committee of the Bar* I association had reported in favor of disbarment as a result of Its Investiga tion of Radford’s handling of the es i tates of John E. Oxnard. Joseph B. ! Nicholson. Lloyd L. Ferris, and the i conduct of Radford In connection with the claims of the late Cot E. K. Myers. In which a decision against Radford was handed down by Judge 'Murphy. .' The recommendation of dlsbarsgent followed the action of the committee !In expelling Radford from the Bar i association. Judge Murphy appointed Charles T. Wilkins as friend of the court. FrMSy morning, and the case will proceed us soon as It can be prepared. •*Kld" Wellman on Trial. Fred, alias "Kid" Wellman, h nun ear In the Whitney opera house, la on trial in Judge Connolly’s court on the • charge of abusing a 15-year-old girt The morning session was spent In the effort to obtain a Jury, hut it mm found necessary to summon M add*- Itlonal talesmen for the afternoon mis sion.