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IN FORTY YEARS
Pittsburg Is Threatened by the
Waters of t^Allegheny and
Ice Gorges Destroy Boats and
Ohio and Indiana SufferStorm
Sweeps the Southwest as
Far as Texas.
Washington, Jan 22.The gen
eral forecast issued by the -weath
er bureau to-day regarding the
flood situation says
Nothing has occurred since
Thursday night to lessen the
gravity of the flood situation in
the upper Ohid. Conditions con
tinue extremely threatening in
the vicinity of Pittsburg, and at
Cincinnati heavy ice is running,
gorges above and below the city
having broken during the night.
Weather conditions continue fa
vorable to a rapid breaking up of
the ice in the rivers and small
streams of central and eastern
Pennsylvania. southern New
York, West Virginia and western
Maryland. Pittsburg, Jan 22.Preparations to
neet what may be the worst flood in
Pittsburg history are about complete.
No flood ever gave more warning than
:he one that is now impending.
Early yesterday morning river
nen and business men whose inter
ests are along the rivers knew that
he long-deferred January thaw was
it hand. Warning had been given by
he weather bureau, and twenty-four
lours ago residents along the river
'ronts and the inhabitants of the low
ands deserted their houses, while
ther removed their household ef
'ects to the upper floors of their
In the mills and factories in the
:hreatened district every precaution
ia* been taken.
In the local harbors river men have
jverything ready for the worst.
The conditions are all favorable to
inuaually high water, and, possibly,
i record-breaking stage. Th weather
continues mild, and rain is still fall
ng, with the streams rising here and
it all points between this city and
he headwaters of the Allegheny and
Ice Gorges Move.
The ice gorge at Freeport, forty
niles north of this city on the Alle
heny river, started with a rush early
his morning. It is expected to reach
he city in a few hours."
The ice gorge at Springdale,
ighteen miles north, on ,the Alle
rheny, began to move Oris morning.
?he start caused great excitement
Ind apprehension. Squire J. R.
lemmelwright said that it was the
reatest mass of ice he had seen
here in the forty years of hh*-res-
Flatboats were caught and crushed.
!o far no damage has been done to
he Springdale dam, and it was
hought that the water was too high
or any to be wrought.
Taylorstown Under Water.
From nearly every section of Wash
agton county reports indicate that
Continued on sixth page.
i IN TWIN
Ingineer Directed to Open the
Throttle and Run for the
lemorable Night Bide to Barnes
ville on Canadian and Great
t Le ~i.. nn nn
i !way, passengers saynthe run was
1 lad iand less minutes tha there were
liles. One said: "It was the fiercest
Ude i ever had in my life jolting and
irring from side to side and dashing
ver the -road at a marvelous rate,
ime express seemed to have taken
ings. Th passengers were kept in
3 much ignorance.as possible of the
re which was burning,
S00 IS POSHING
ON TO WINNIPEG
peoial to The Journal.
Winnipeg, Man., Jan 22.The
anadian Northern Twin City express
lade a run for ten miles yesterday
ach as the railway men and pas
angers had never before experienced.
was not only a record run, but a
\ce for safety. Th express was in
nminent danger of complete destruc
on by fire.
Attached to the train was the pri
ate car Neepawa of E. A. James, gen
ral manager of the Canadian North
rn railway, who was returning from
t. Paul to Winnipeg.
The evening preceding was cold,
nd, as the run is made almost en
rely during the night, special at
ntion is taken to keep the coaches
amfortable. The private car was re
viving the same care as the others.
defective waterpipe, however, be
ime frozen and stopped the progress
.f the steam, and the heat was di
eted to other channels. The in
ammable fittings of the coach near
he superheated pipes became ignited,
he occupants of the car sleeping in
'cnorance of the impending danger.
A train hand fortunately detected
ke blaze in its incipient stage, and time to find a place for the boy, and
]iv sleepin~g. occupants, Mr. and Mrs.
kmes and Mr. and Mrs. George
jarruthers, were aroused, and a hasty
Xlt to another portion of the train
as made. The crew was' speedily
immoned and instructions given to
lie engineer to throw open the throt-
1^ and reach the nearest station in
ie quickest time possible.
Barnesville, Minn., was ten miles i
v,f sir-n i\T..o tVila tlio nnl rpasn
the rear of
It Will Have Practically an AirNaval
Line Within the
New Construction Will Be Rushed
Between Glenwood and .j
C. P. R. Connections There Will
Largely Expand Minneapolis
-$ Within a year the Soo line will have
established a thru and almost air line
service to Winnipeg.
Bids asked for construction and the
late purchase of 20,000 tons of steel
by General Manager E. Pennington
indicate that the Glenwood extension
is to be pushed to Emerson, where it
will connect with the Canadian Pa
cific's short line to Winnipeg.
To-day a high official admitted tJwgfe
construction would begin in t$yw
spring, but that operation would rp"t
begin before fall.
This announcement is of even great
er importance than the first informa
tion last summer that the Soo would
build to the White Earth reservation,
for it opens to twin city trade an im
mense country heretofore tributary to
Duluth. Furthermore, by means of a
cut-off, which the Canadian Pacific
will build from Emerson to Rosen
feld, the best part of Canada, on the
various ramifications of the Canadian
Pacific railway, will be brought into
close touch with the Minneapolis mar
Air Iiine to Emerson.
The extension of the Glenwood line
will be pushed from the lower edge
of the White Earth reservation thru
Polk, Red Lake, Marshall and Kittson
counties in almost a straight line to
Emerson. There will be about 140
miles of easy grading thru a rich
farming and grazing country. Work
will begin as soon as the frost is out
of the ground, and fall will see Soo
line trains running to Winnipeg over
a line 438 miles long, a much shorter
route than the system has ever had,
and as short as any road running out
The Soo is already operating fifty
nine miles of the Glenwood extension
to Ottertail, Glenwood being 120
miles from Minneapolis.
To Share Duluth Trade,
A high official said to-day: "This
will open a large territory to Minne
apolis heretofore tributary to Duluth
and will make 268 miles of our line
from Glenwood open to trade which
formerly went to Duluth. The steel
rails .and all necessary material is
bought, and we are asking bids for
the work. The construction will be
140 miJes from the present determined
end of the Glenwood extension."
The Birchwood Extension.
The Soo line will begin regular serv
ice in a few days on the Birchwood
extension to Reserve, Wis., at the edge
of the Court Oreilles reservation. Re
serve is thirty-six miles from Rice
Lake on the main line and 138 from
Minneapolis. Th new extension
reaches twenty miles from Birchwood,
the terminus ever since the extension
was first built, about two years ago.
The other new' station on the line is
Edgewater, twelve miles this side of
Reserve. This extension opens up the
greatest chain of lakes in the state
NO PLACE FOR
Secretary Shaw Says He Doesn't
Get His DesertsFathers
Declares the Boy Should Not Be
Left to His Mother.
PEIOE TWO CENTS. FRIDAY EVENING, JANUARY 22, 1904.
never much of hisTfatherVifirn AllT-Te
sees is other boys and some most excel
lent and competent women teachers, but
SERVANT GIRL DISAPPEARS
Last Seen with Man Charged with Ex
Chicago, Jan. 22,James G. Tilbury,
the coachman indicted for attempting to
blackmail Mrs. Hollis H. Thurston, is
thought to have abducted a servant girl
formerly employed in the home of a
wealthy North Side resident.
Some months ago a servant girl known
U. S. WARSHIPS
New York Sun Special Service.
Washington, Jan 22."Boys" was
the subject of Secretary Leslie M.
Shaw's address at a meeting for wom
en just held under the auspices of the
Washington Y. M. C. A. said:
I think that most of us that have been
boys and those of us that have watched
the boy will haye found and recognized gtates"does"not want "to increase"the"dTf"
that he is, all things considered, the most,
valuable thing on this earth.
is worth more than any other creature
that treads the earth yet, more than
any other being in the world, I think,
there is less place for him.
Now, don't misunderstand me he is
less welcome anywhere than others there
are less kind words for him than for any
body else. I am not saying that the lad
measures up to the standard of the girl's
life. I will grant you that we are rais
ing a much better type of young women
than we are young men. But we are,
none the less, interested in the young
man, and none the less interested in the
boy. From morning till night it is "stop
it," and "don't do this," and "don't do
that," and "don't come in here with your
There is no place for him, and it ia
Force in the Far East Is
Considered a Menace by Mus
Japan's Warlike Attitude Is At
tributed to American Senti
ment and Influence.
Kussian Reply Will Maintain an
Equivocal Position as to
Now York Sun Speoial Service.
St. Petersburg, Jan 22.The fact
that a large fleet of American warships
is said to be under orders for Janam
po in Korean waters is naturally looked
at,askance here, coming as it'does so
close on the recent alleged declaration
of the Japanese minister in Washing
ton to the effect that war is unavoid
ablea declaration which has not
The Boerse Gazette's representa-.
tlve here called upon United States
Ambassador McCormick to ask if he
could confirm either of the statements.
The minister's reply that he could not
plunges the Gazette into sadness. It
intimates that Mr. McCormick has
unofficial confirmation of a confiden
tial kind, and says:
"The rushing of a large number of
United States ships to Jonampo at
this critical moment savors of nothing
in the way of a pleasure trip."
It reviews recent utterances giving
direct encouragement to Japanese
chauvinism, which it attributes to Mr.
Roosevelt, but adds: "After all, this
is quite in harmony with the state of
public feeling in America."
The Vredomosti launches out simil
arly and says:
In spite of assurances that the United
The boy. eye
this is the only reason I here.
you cannot rear a man without bringing! tracts for the Chippewa timber, for
the boy in contact with men. That ia which bids were opened Dec. 28 as
what the family is for. That children follows:
should be brought into the world and Burlington Lumber company, $157,-
the mother to rear is the darkest 069 Edward Tannish, $27,431 A. A.
The boy should come in contact
with both his father and his mother.
What made the flravall the more
angerous was the fact 1^b.at the train
as just passing thru a\lonely- dis-
ict, and no water to extinguish the
aines was available other ttian that
i the tanks on the ttjain. Th\s was
^1 used in subduing" the fire when
ie train reached Barnesville.
Hd the fire obtained any headway to blow up her Ashland boulevard home, engaged or prevented by law from inter-
le'elegant private car of the general threatening tlo poison her unless she I marrying,who refuse to accept such
lanager would undoubtedly have I
a a-n ant Ira loss. 1 been driven nearly insan* i be guilty of a misdemeanor*"-
only as Theresa worked in a house on La! Schmidt has filed a petition with the
Salle avenue. One day she left with Til- board of supervisors that an ordinance be
burya former coachman at the place passed providing that: "Any male per-
ancf was never seen since.
Mrs. Thurston, terrorized by letters posed to by any female over the age of 18,
threatening her with death, threatening i and who is of the same religion and is not
Russia, we cannot close our
in thoen far east. Iant thmee course osteadily
Arlc a ia
ct inuallcyt increasing her naval force
there will be thirty American warships
and cruisers hurrying over the Pacifio
and a flotilla of torpedo boats passing thru
the Suez canal.
Contracts Are Awarded, in Wash
ington for the Sale of Chip
From The Journal Bureau, Colorado Bnildiny,
Washington, Jan. 22.The secretary
of the interior to-day awarded con
Harper, $12,136 Standard Lumber
company, $344,644, total,- $1,218,132.
The timber is on 215 sections and in
cludes 121,444,000 feet of white pine
and 72,342,000 of Norway, making a
total of 193,786,000 feet.
W. W Jermane.
ERNESTINA WANTS A MAN
And Wants a Law Passed to Help Her Get
New York Sun Spocial Service.
San Francisco, Jan 22.Ernestlna
blackmai charge Tilburydrops has proposal and tshall marry said female shall
over the age of 21, upon being pro-
SLATES MI DI i
-^1 UP IN30WA
Gov. Cummins Heads the Admin
istration's List and Blythe
Senator Allison Is Upon Both,
While "Lafe" Young Hopes
to Break In.
Special to The Journal.
Des Moines, Iowa'Jan. 22.Gov-
ernor A. B, Cummins heads the ad
ministration slate for delegates to the
republican national convention. J. W.
Blythe of Burlington, counsel for the
Burlington railway in Iowa, heads the
antiadministration or "old machine"
slate. Th announcement of the two
slates made in Des Moines yesterday
leaves no room to question the nature
of the fight which is on among re
Politicians say that the antimachine
SNOW SHOVEL PHILOSOPHY OP THE AVERAGE MAN.
Average ManHello, Neighbor What in the World Do You Shovel the Snow Off for? Don't You
Know It Will Melt Off in the Spring?
slate for delegates at large will be
Governor A. B. Cummins, Senator Al
lison. Senator Dolliver and W.
Byera. Th "standpatters' slate will
be J. W. Blythe, Senator Allison, Sec
retary Shaw and Congressman W. \P.
Hepburn of the eighth district.
One possible change is forecasted
for the "standpatters' slate. Lafe
Young of Des Moines wants a place.
Among those who are counted upon
to support the Cummins' slate are
George D. Perkins of Sioux City, A. B.
Funk of Spirit Lake, Jam es A. Smith
of Osage and J. M. Junkin of Re
NEW YORK CITY TO
City Laboratory Offers to Supply
Chicago with Product at
Story of "Death Trust's" Meth
ods and How They Will Be
New York Sun Special Servioe.
New Tork, Jan 22.i'It costs New
York about $20,000 a year to run the
laboratory and furnish all the anti
toxin used in Greater New York,"
said Dr. Parks, in charge of the anti
toxin laboratory at. Willard Parker
hospital. "I am informed, however,
that one of the three houses in the
trust alone clears a profit of more
than $100,000 a year on the sales of
antitoxin. I was the knowledge of
this condition which caused us to offer
aid to Chicago, and if the trust keeps
on raising prices, as they have done,
we shall offer to furnish all cities that
need the serum at cost."
Before the first of January the New
supplies of antitoxin to several other
supplies of anti-toxin to several other
cities, including Chicago. Th com
plaints of the antitoxin trust, were of
such a nature, however, that it was de
termined not to sell the serum to other
As soon as this determination was
made known'the trust sent the price
of the serum up 100 per cent. Inas
much as the three firms in the trust
supply 95 per cent of the serum used
in this country, this meant death to
thousands of little ones the
country unless some
New York again offered to furnish
Chicago such supplies as might be
needed, with the assurance that no
further regard for the feelings of the
trust magnates would cause a with
drawal of the supply.
reliethruoutd coul be
WIND WIPES OUT
The Entire Population of Mound
ville Said to Have Been
Physicians Are Hurrying to the
Stricken City to Succor JJie
Wires Are Down and Information
from 30 to 30(L
'Birmingham, Ala., Jan 22.Torna-
does played havoc at several places
in north Alabama early to-day, re
sulting, as far as known, in the death
of thirty persons and the injury of
The storm center was at and around
Moundville, a small town in northern
Hale county, where heavy loss of life
and great destruction of property are
reported. Th wires south of Tusca
loosa, sixteen miles north of Mound
ville, are down, and details are mea
ger. Reports up to noon indicated
that not less than thirty were killed
at Moundville and that many more
were injured. Earlier reports esti
mated the dead as high as 300. The
storm swept all of the northern por
tion of Hale county, and it is feared
that fuller reports will show an in
creased loss of life. Th following
names of dead at Moundville have
A. H. WARREN, Montgomery, Ala.,
traveling salesman for a Birmingham
house, killed by the destruction of the
J. H. REDMOND, of Dayton, Tenn.,
general supervisor of water tanks for the
Alabama Great Southern railway.^
Night telegraph operator SEYMOUR, at
the Moundville station.
ROBERT POWERS, a citizen.
The body of a small boy, whose
name has not been learned, has also
been shipped from Moundville to Tus
caloosa, with the others named.
A negro section hand who went
from Moundville to Tuscaloosa on a
handcar, reports that the entire coun
try around Moundville is devastated,
and that dead bodies are to be seen
on all hands. Every doctor in Tus
caloosa has gone to the scene, and re
lief trains from Birmingham were on
their way as soon as news reached
here. An entire freight train was
blown from the track.
At North Birmingham, three miles
from this city, thirty-six houses were
demolished by the storm, but no one
MOVING FOR A STATE TENT
MURDERED HIS SON-IN-LAW
Charles Crump Sentenced at Superior to
Superior, Wis., Jan. 22.After remain
ing out sixty-six hours, the jury in the
case of Charles Crump, a negro, charged
with the murder of his white son-in-law,
Gordon Campbell, this morning returned
a verdict of guilty in the second degree.
Judge Smith sentenced the negro to
serve twenty-five years, the extreme
limit.' Campbell was shot three times on
Jan. 6 at Crump's house.
"The third man," and the one per
son beside Antonio Calderone who
can, if he will, tell the truth concern
ing the cause of the Franklin avenue
bridge tragedy, is believed to have
been in attendance at the murder
trial yesterday afternoon.
Soucie, the street car conductor,
who is waiting to testify to carrying
Calderone, Battalia and a third man
on a Riverside car to Franklin ave
nue the night .of Nov. 18, stated this
morning that he saw an Italian who
he feels sure was the unknown maji
:y^sterd^'^atteraio"ou2 S^'/,' '-yt-i
I I cannot swear positively that
the third man was in court yes
I terday, but I feel very sure of it.
Knights of Maccabees to Meet In St.
Cloud) June 16.
Special to The Journal.
St. Cloud, Minn., Jan. 22.A state con
vention of the Knights of Maccabees will
be held in St. Cloud on June 16. There is bothering the
are about 200 tents in Minnesota and each They admit that a motive will be hard
wil be entitled to three delegates. A
proposition to organize a state tent will be
the principal matter before the convention.
Heretofore Minnesota has been under the
immediate supervision of the supreme tent
at Port Huron, Mich.
to establish. Mr. L.eary said this
"There was a motive'. Whether it
was professional jealousy, the fact
that Battalia was about to join the
Masons, mere personal enjnity or
something yet to be developed, we
are not entirely sure ourselves, and
this will be a matter for the jury to
determine. As far "as the third man
theory is concerned, I, myself, do not
believe that there was a third man
There may be an attempt to ring in
one, but this will be known.,v,,soon
'J^?y, Calderone's Confessioq. *i|"yj/,
'The' confession of Calderone, made
while in the county jail, will be in
troduced in evidence and the state
ments made therein are considered by
i some suff icier?* to convict the de
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20 PAGES-FIVE O'CLOCK.
"THIRD MAN" SEEN
AT CALDERON E TRIAS
Conductor Soucie Confident He Saw the Mys
terious "Unknown" in Court
Surprise Seems to Be in StoreConduct of Case Points That Way
McGhee, Defendant's Attorney, Treats Much of State's Evi-
dence with IndifferenceGal derone'a Confession Regarded as
of Great Importance,
Whfle County Attorney Boardman Was Making Opening: Speech to the Jury.
So said Mr. Soucie to The Jour
nal this morning.
"The Italian I saw sitting among
the spectators yesterday afternoon re
sembles in every way the man who
was with Calderone and Battalia the
night of the homicide. I have looked
for him this morning but he is not
Has McGhee a Surprise?
This "third man" feature of the case
has given rise to widespread specula
tion on the nature of what Mr. Mc
Ghee has in his green bag. Th very
contented manner in which the col
ored attorney is watching the progress
of the state's case seems to point to a
surprise of some kind at the last
ment, something which will convince
the jury of his client's innocence. Dur
ing this morning's introduction of
evidence and exhibits the defendant's
attorney made practically no objec
tions. When the purse, the blody
handkerchief, the death knife and
other evidences of the crime were in
troduced by the state, Mr. McGhee
merely smiled serenely and said "no
His calm manner is accompanied by
a lack of cross-examination which is
remarked by all. This morning only
twice did Mr. McGhee question the
statements of witness. This was in
the case of Detective Crummy, who re
lated how Calderone had told him that
the three men had left the Sixth
street caindy store together and in
company had gone as far as the
Franklin avenue bridge, where the
third man, "a strangerto Calderone,"
had attacked the accused man and
stabbed him in the head and in the
hand, and had then run away, leaving
the other to fight it out. This tale was
questioned by McGhee, who insinuated
that the witness had to be prompted
by the county attorney.
The next testimony which invited
thvited the interest of the defendant's
counsel was that in regard to Calder
one's buying of the long knife at the
Palace Loan office. Th clerk's iden
tification of Calderone as the purchas
er of this knife was the object o? the
cross-examination and it was evident
that Mr. McGhee will ma ke a stren
uous effort to prove that his client is
not the man who bought the weapon.
Wliat I State's Game?
The whole conduct of the state's
case points directly to the conclusion
that a surprise is in store. Th ap
pearance of the supposed third man
indicates that this is the coup which
Mr. McGhee intends to spring. When
or how he will do it is still a matter
The foundation for the state's case,
which seems to be entirely circum
stantial, is being carefully a well
laid. Th facts of the homicide have
be? established by the coroner and
the detectives, and the evidence so.
far shows conclusively that Calderone
is the man wh did the killing and
whose trail of blood has been traced.
But the motive for the crime is what
fendant. In the course of his state*
ment the prisoner said:
"I stabbed him, I stick him,.
and stick him and stick him,
until he fall."
WEAPO NS INTRODUCED
Preliminary Work Cleared and
Taking of Testimony Begun.
The identification of weapons, keys
and other articles was all that was ac
complished during the morning ses
sion of the Calderone trial. Th prin
cipals in the scene were, as usual, sub*
je^ct to much attention.
Mr. McGhee was smiling and in
good spirits, but Calderone was in the
dumps. looked uncomfortable
and melancholy, while his attorney
tried to cheer him up Calderone.
rubbed his closely clipped poll, rem
iniscently touching the, long, white
scars which are reminders of the san
guinary affray on the Franklin ave
Not until Mr. McGhee produced a
hotograph of the Franklin avenue
did Calderone desist from his
gloomy meditations and show some
interest in what his attorney was
talking about. They held a whis
pered talk in which Calderone often
pointed to a spot on the bridge.
Battalia's Revolver Identified.
Dr. TJ. G. Williams, county coroner*
upon being called to the stand, ident.
tified a nickeled revolver as the one
which he took from the pockets of
Salvatore Battalia shortly after the
body was found. Th revolver was
fully loaded and, with the cartridges,
had been constantly in possession of
Dr. Williams. Th witness also iden
tified a wallet with $65 and soma
cents, a few keys and some trinkets.'
The wallet also contained a bit of
paper which the witness identified.
Attorney McGhee cared nothing for
the revolver but became interested
when County Attorney Boardman pro
duced the paper. Th paper proved
to be only a receipt, however. All
the articles were admitted as evi
dence. Th receipt "Exhibit was
read. I showed that J. Samuels*
of Irving avenue acknowledged tha
-receipt of $25 to apply on the en-f
trance fees to a Masonic lodge.
The Knife Introduced.
^he famous knife, a long bladed
weapon, was produced by County At-"-\
torney Boardman and was identified^'.*
by the witness as having been handed
to him by Detective Brown. also
identified a bloody handkerchief given,J
to him by Gordon Bright. S/|
On cross-examination Dr. Williams*^
said that he did not know Mr. Sam
uels. said that it would be out of:Jgl
the way to reach the Samuels' home'
near Lake Calhoun by any other lines
than the Como-Harriet and Hennepin
"Have you the clothes of Salvatore
Battalia?" asked Mr. McGhee.
"They are at the morgue." i\^
"Will you produce them?"
County Attorney Boardman said
that the clothes would be produced.
Dr. Williams said that he had seen
wounds on the body of Battalia. They
looked like stab wounds.
"What kind of instrument would
make them?" asked County Attorney,
"A long, narrow-bladed knif ed i.sj
answered the witness.
Detective Charles G.' Brown was
next sworn. testified to finding the
long-bladed knife previously shown,
oh Nov. 20, two days after the murder,
It was found on the west river bank
about 15 feet from the water's edge,
under the Franklin avenue bridge.
He was accompanied by Detective
Crummy and Charles McMurdy, a
newspaper reporter. McMurdy and
the detective told about the knife, the i
pool of blood
This alone is said by those well
versed in criminal law to be all thai
is needed. A man is entitled, unde*
the law, to use force in self-defense,
as is necessary for self-protection.
The fact that Calderone continued to-'"
stab his victim after lie was beyond
the power of doing him harm is in
itself 'enough "fo constitute murder^ A
A Scene in. Court. i.
,:^here ^aav-'&v dramaticU,scene_ ^her*
Peter Martitfys&eeper of the morgue)
brought to the witness stand BattaA/c
lira's clothes and begair to unfold arid
exhibit them to the jury. Battalia's
brother, who was sitting near Calde
rone, broke down utterly and sobbed
aloud. The trial was interrupted un
til he could conquer his feelings*
on the bridge and the -J
Smeared with Blood.
Th knife, when discovered, was,
smeared with blood, both blade and