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VOL. LXXXI, No. 109. established apeil 15, 1871. SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, MONDAY MORNING-, AUGUST 1, 1910. weather TODAY-oeneraiiy fair. 12 PAGES FIVE CENTS, I
V Alleged Murderer of His Actress Wife
Bfl . in London Now in Hands of In-
Mfl specter Dew of Scot-
9. bind Yard 1
Wm Sensational Race of Officer Across the Atlantic
19 Is Dramatically Brought t Successful
Efl Termination
.PATH BR TOTNT, Quebec, July 31.
Dr. Hawlcy Harvey Crippcn and Ethel
Claire Loncvc, his stenographer, who
fled from London after the disappear
' anee of Belle Elmore, the doctor's wife,
were "arrested here toda' aboard tha
f4ft Canadian Pacific liner Montrose, at the
command of Inspector Dew of Scotland
S The identification of the long-sought
fugitives on board the fog-shrouded
steamer by the English detective, who
had raced across the Atlantic ahead of
the Montrose, marked tho culmination
of one of the most sensational flights
in recent criminal annals. Accompanied
by the Canadian officers, he boarded tho
vessel at S.SO o'clock this morning, and
fifteen minutes later both man and girl
were locked in their staterooms, Crip
pen, broken in spirit, but mentally re
lieved by I ho relaxed tension; tho girl,
garbed in boy's clothes, sobbing hysterical-.
They were no longer tho "Rev.
.lohn Robinson and. son," as booked
from Antwerp on July 20.
Must Go Back for Trial.
After brief dolaj. the Montrose con
tinned her 160-mile journey up flic river
towards Quebec, where jail awaited tho
paii. Cnppen is charged with the mur
der of an unknown woman, believed to
have been his actress-wife. The girl is
' held as an accessory. In charge of In
spector Dew. they will be taken back
to England for trial, on the "Roy.il line
tcims'iip Royal George, leaving Quebec
on Thursday next.
Seldom lias there been a scene sur
, rounding the pursuit of a criminal so
'SiW pregnant with dramatic features as that
enacted off this little settlement this
morning. Inspector Dew had spent a
sleepless night at the Marconi oper
ator's side, commuiiicatingthroiigh tho
fog w it'll tho liner that .bore tho man
and woman he sought. The man had
lied to him in London and fled the citv
with the myst'eries of Belle Elmore 's dis
appearance unsolved and a strong per
sonal feeling entered into the case, ac
centuating the detective's desire to
carry out the task assigned him by Scot
y laud" Yard.
At 4:30 a. m., the approaching ship's
whistle was heard above tho bellowing
of the Father Point foghorn.
Village All Aroused.
Like a giant: alarm clock it awakened
the nervous villagers and tho expectant
newspapermen who dressed hurriedly
and waited in a. drizzling rain for the
liner's arrival.
Shortly after 7:?.0 o'clock the Mont
roso pushed her nose through tho fog
? and at S;la the pilot-bout' Eureka, set
out from shore. She carried a host of.
newspapermen and photographers and
the more fortunate townspeople who
were able to crowd aboard. But In
spector Dew was not among them. As
a precaution, ho had embarked on the
Eureka's small tender, accompanied by
Chief McCarthy of the Quelxjc polico
and ex-Chief Dennis pf tho same city.
All wore the garb of pilots and over
his florid fneo Inspector Dew had pullod
a pilot's visorcd cap to hide his features
from the man ho sought. Do did not
wish Crippcn to recognize him and take
advantage of tho only avenue of escape
Four yailors quickly rowed the lender
alongside the Montrose and Dew and
his companions stepped aboard.
Doctor 111 at Ease.
Crippen was standing near the rail
talking with Dr. Stewart, tho ship's
surgeon, and attempting to appear calm.
But that he was nervous was indicated
k by the furtive glances and his remark to
Dr, Stewart:: ' 'There arc threo pilots
- coming aboard," he said nervously. "Is
that not unusual?"
Tho surgeon did not roply. but kept
his eyes on the strangers who walked
rapidlv toward them.
"Crippen, I want you," said Inspec
tor Dow, quietly, as he approached. The
dentist' recoiled involuntarily as ho rec
ognized the man who addressed him,
then tho blood loft his face, his breath
ing camo short and fast and ho gurgled
incoherently. As he was being led away
to Hie captain's cabin, where ho was
transferred later to his own stat'oroom,
he said:
"Thank God, the suspense is over. I
uni glad."
"9 Cnppen's arrest accomplished, Dow
hurried to Miss Lonevc s stateroom,
where ho found her, sllll dressed as "Jack
Robinson, Jr." She wuh on the verge of
nervous breakdown I lor appearance
whi'ii confronted by the detective and told
sho wan under arrest was pitiable. The
control sho had fought so hind to retain
throughout the voyago left her., She cried
out hysterically and became ho faint that
restoratives wore administered- Shut In
her room and restored to woman'H dress,
she was closely guarded as the vessel
continued its' journey, for fear that she
would take her life or collapse utterly.
Crippeu was attired in a traveling suit
nf blue serge and tweed overcoat. Gold
rimmed oyeglasscs rested on his nose, and
from behind them his eyes looked out
dullv. His face wok pule and drawn.
With both under arrest, tho M.onlroso's
, whistle sounded hoarsely, a signal to the
wailing "Eureka that Inspector Dew's
search was at an end. Immediately the
yif pilot -boat came alongside and the news-
j& papermen and photographers swarmed
P1 aboard. Crippen they found handcuffed
'4n bis stateroom. No S. and Mia? Lcnevn
ynflor tho care of a physician In No. 5.
, The news by this time had spread
, I nmong the paseimgors, who had been
duped throughout the voya.se by the bogus
clergyman and his retiring, effcmlnlte
son. Captnin Kendall had kopt from them
the Identity of the two mysterious pris
oners, and although the recent bombard
ment of wireless messages had aroused
their suspicions, none on board besides
Llewellyn Jones, the wireless operator,
knew that the two were Crippen and his
girl companion.
via Wireless to Quebec, July 21. While
closely guarded on the passage between
Father Point and Quebec, Dr. Crippen and
Miss Lonevc: were allowed to see each
other. Miss Lencvo Is rapidly recovering
her composure, and Dr. Crippen appeared
Although neither Crippen nor the pretty
typist denied their identity, neither ad
mitted any connection with the London
murder. Neither Inspector Dev.' nor tho
Canadians who made the arrest tried to
get any incriminating admissions from
the couple. Such efforts are contrary to
Urillsh law and the prisoners volunteered
no Information.
With the shock of arrest over, a stew
ardess changed the boy's clothing In
which tho girl had traveled for garments
more lilted to her sex. Then she col
lapsed agal nand lay for more than an
hour in her berth, her features con
torted and her body shaken with con
vulsive sobs. In separate cabin, guarded
by a detective, Crippen. sat In silence,
with his chin sunk on his chest.
When Inspector Dew went aboard the
steamer today, his greatest fear was that
Crippen and Miss Lcncvc, when they
found themselves discovered, would com
mit suicide.
Problem for Officers.
The small army of American, Canadian
and European correspondents that had
been wailing at Father Point to sue the
end of one of the most oxoiting man
hunts in police history, arose at dawn
today, but Dew and the Canadian detec
tives were up before them. From the
Gulf of St. Lawrence, 1G0 miles away, a
fog had rolled up the river, and it was
impossible to see moro than fifty yards.
But tho wireless had penetrated tiie mist,
bringing word that tho Montrose, was
only thirty miles away. On account of
the fog. she felt her way cautiously and
It wh.s 7:30 o'clock before her black ringed
funnel was visible down the river. At
that time the fog lifted a little, but it
was still dense enough to aid admirably
the purpose of the detectives, which was
to get aboard without arousing the sus
picions of tho couple they hoped to ar
rest. How Girl Was Trapped.
Dotcetlve Dennis gave tjic moat in
teresting account of how Miss Lencvc
wuh trapped in her cabin.
"As soon as Crippen had been taken
In chargo by McCarthy." ho said, "In
spector Dew and myself went to Cabin
No. 5, where we were informed that
Miss Lencvo was reading a magazine.
Dew gave instructions for a stewardess
to stand ready with a- glass of brandy
to bo administered in case the girl
fainted, then he entered the cabin, fol
lowed by myself.
"'Do you recognize me? he asked the
girl, who rose lo greet, him.
"'No,' she. replied bluntly as the color
left her face.
" 'Well,' suld he. 'I am a detective of
Scotland Yard and 1 have hero a war
rant for your arrest.'
"Tho magazine fell from the girl's hand
and she sank back on the sofa in a
faint. Then the stewardess entered at a
word from Dew and forced a little liquor
between her lips.
"The girl was clad In a boy's suit of
brown material, but even in this Ill-fitting
attire sh$ showed some of the
beauty that the police hcllevo led Crip
pen to turn against hla wife.
"Her light brown hair Is cut short
and parted in the middle after the Eng
lish boy fashion. Her eyes arc grey and
large and heavily fringed, and her com
plexion is clear. Her face is plcaslngl
oval and her expression winning."
It was more than four hours after shi
faced tho detective that the girl wal
able to sit up. Even then her condi
tion was pitiful and no one saw hot
except the ship surgeon and the stew
LOS ANGELES, Cal., July SI Myron
A. Crippen, father of the acciiHcd Lon
don wife alayor, was ill in bed when
reporters brought him the news of tho
arrest of his son and tho tatter's com
panion today. The aged man bus been
in poor heal t)i and in his weakened con
dition, tho Intelligence produced a vis
ible effect upon klm.
"Hawlcy may havo boon arrested, but
he has not been convicted yet," ho re
marked after recovering composure. "I
cannot bollevo that my son committed
tho awful crime laid at his door."
LONDON, July 31. Scotland Yard offi
cers tonight did noL have nny exact in
formation as to whether Crippen would
be deported or extradited, but thoy an
ticipated deportation, in which case, it
was said, Crippen would be placod on
trial within threo weeks.
So that there might bo no delay, tho
officers today made arrangements for
tho prompt dispatch to Quebec of Ser
geant Mitchell, should that be necessary.
The Crippen case Is looked on by the
polico here as one of the most dramatic
they have ever handled. Certainly, it
is many years since the public mind
wasi so stirred by a crime
Ethel Lcnove's relatives tonight are
relieved that their long suspense is
Continued on Pago Two.
i The Colonel Makes Clear His Position x
. .
San Francisco Woman Uses Re
volver to Settle Quarrel
With Spouse.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 31. Sending
her ninc-yoar-old son out of the room,
Mrs. Oltila Frazier shot and probably
fatally wounded her husband.. Joseph
Frazier, a newspaper solicitor, tonight
and then turned the weapon on herself.
The bullet entered her side, but she may
The shooting occurred in a south side
hotel. In a note addressed to the coro
ner the woman said that her acquain
tanceship with another man was the
cause of the shooting. The shooting fol
lowed a quarrel between the couplo.
Mrs. Frazlor's mother, Mrs. Francos
.lav I or, resides in Carpenter Station.
Tex. Her sister. Mrs. Frances Kocur,
lives at Adklns, Tex. The Frazlers havo
been residents of Reno and Los Angeles.
MADRID, July HI. Premier Canalejas
describes the recall of Marquis de Ojcd,
the Spanish embassador to the Vatican,
as an indefinite suspension of negotia
tions. Tho premier today made a statement
bearing on the, controversy between tho
church and slate since the beginning of
"The moment I assumed power," he
said, "I opened negotiations for a ic
ductlon of the religious orders. The
Vatican replied, offering less than was
offered to Premier Maura. We were
grievously disappointed, but pursued the
Issue In a spirit of great moderation.
"Desiring to advance the question
without rupturing the negotiations we
exorcised our right of sovereignty by is
suing decrees compelling the orders to
register under the law and authorizing
different sections to display the emblems
of public worship. As tho Vatican re
plied only with protests, wo Introduced
a bill interdicting further orders until
the revision of the concordat had been
"When tho Vatican demanded the sus
pension of tho decrees as a condition
for a continuation of the negotiations,
the government despite Its desire to
avoid a rupture decided lo consider tho
negotiations abortive and to proceed to
carry out Its programme by decrees and
explanation. The king approved our
course. The situation will not retard
the visit of his majesty to England next
Tho Liberal newspapers enthusiasti
cally applaud the "virile, independent
act of the government." Tho Republi
can nowspapers promise their support
and urge tho government to persevere
in its policy. .
MEI3TEETSE, Wyo., July 31. Bill
Flannery, a paroled convict employed as
a sheep herder, received probably fatal
Injuries this morning in a. fight with
William T. Balnes. a. ranchman, when
the sheep which Flannery was herding
strayed into a pasture owned by 13a in ex.
Bnines, It Is chargod, felled Flannery
with the butt fnd of a rifle and then
pounded him with a Jnggod edged stone,
leaving him for dead. Several hours
later, 11 Is said, he returned .md tried
to revive his victim by bathing his
wounds, but again left Flannery when
he fnllcd to show nny signs of life. Flan
nery was found later and taken to a hos
pital at Cody. Haines has been arrested.
SAN ANTONIO. Texas, July HI Throe
persons were killed and two others in
jured in a light between Texas state
rangers and Mexicans at San Benito Inst
night. The dead are Deputy Sheriff Henry
Lawrence, Ranger . Games and Auastlno
Trevlno, a Mexican.
The officers wero being puided to the
hiding places of the assailant"' of En
gineer Donnln, of the San Ilenlto Water
works, who was murdered at a danco a
month ago, when thov woro shot at from
Index to Today's Tribune
i- Departments. Page.
fr Editorial 4 ! :
Mines G
f Inlermountain e S 4
4 . .i.
r Domestic 4
J. John G. Carlisle dies in New
York 1
r Wendllng laughs at murder 4
4- charge 1 4
r San Francisco woman shoots hus-
4 band and self 1 v
J. Montana forest fires break out 4
afresh 1 4
i Foreign. 4
4 Dr. Crippen and companion are 4
4 caught and Identified 14-
4- Vatican-Spanish situation tenso.. 3 4
4 Local. " 4
4 Socialists have meeting at Liberty 4 I
-j. park 12 41
4 Nophl Morris speaks at tabernacle 4
4 services 12
4 Lecture on prohibition 12 4
4 Progress of Christianity in China. 12 -H
4 v
4- Sporting News. 4
4 Occidentals forfeit game to Salt 4-
4 Lako 7 4
4- Murray defeats Ogdon 7 4
4 Rifle team is selected.... 7 4-
4 Governor Spry enters racing game 7 4
4 Automobile races at Boise. ..7 . . . . 7
4- 4
Renewed Hot Weather Causes
Flames to Get Beyond
WHITEFISIJ. Mont., July 31. Forest
(Ires that were partly subdued by the
rain ten days ago broko out afresh today
after another siege of hot dry weather,
and are threatening to do damage in the
heavy timber at tho head of Whitellish
Yesterday a new lire was discovered
burning llcrcely in the vicinity of the
Great Northern tunnel in timber belong
ing to Somers and Stato Lumber com
panies about ten miles northwest of here.
Sheriff O'Coniiell drafted a small army of
men Jnlo service and took them up last
night to light tlic flames, but thoy had
such a start that it is doubtful whether
they can do much.
This morning another crow was brought
up from lOtllspell to reinforce those that
were already lighting tho lire. Tho lire
Is still burning llerccly this evening and
the air Is so tilled with smoke that It Is
impossible to seo more lhari a few bloclts.
NEW YORK. July 'il. Melvln Vaniman.
aviator and mechanical engineer, returned
to this country today by the French liner
La Touralne. full of confidence of the
flight across tho Atlantic which he pro
poses lo undertake with Walter Wellman
In their dirigible airship America.
"Tho America will carry an unslnkablo
lifeboat on hnr voyage," said Mr Vani
man. This lifeboat will bo twenty-live
feet long, six feel lu beam and will be
stocked with provisions sufilclent to last
the crew for thirty days.
"Resides Mr. Wellman and myself, we
shall enrry two mechanicians who I have
brought over with mu from France, a
wireless operator and one other man not
yet chosen.
"The wireless operator will supply news
of the voyage to tho New York Times,
the Chicago Record-Herald and the Lon
don Dally Telegraph."
PARKERSBFRG, W. Va-, July 31 The
New York express, a fast H. &. O. rail
road train, running between New York
and St, Louis, was wrecked this after
noon near Batons station, eighteen miles
east of this city, vhou the engine struck
a large rock that had rolled down the
track. The train was running forty miles
an hour at tho time and the engine was
overturned and rolled over a high em
bankment. Engineer John Murray of
Grafton stuck lo hli post and was prob
ably fatally hurt. Fireman Adums of
Clarksburg waa seriously Injured,
'' laaiifsv;
The World's Greatest Railroad
Structure, Pennsylvania
New York Terminal.
NEW YORK, July 31 The new Penn
sylvania railroad terminal in New York
City, said to be the greatest railroad
struct uro in tho world, will bo formally
opened at 3:30 o'clock tomorrow after
noon, although passenger service will be
started Under the HudHon river, that to
Long Island, under tho East river, will
not begin until September 8.
At 3:30 o'clock a special train bearing
President Jamos McCreo, the board of
directors and othor high officers of the
Pennsylvania will enter the slatlon
through the tunnel under the Hudson
A bronze statuo of Alexander J. Cas-.
sntt. late president of the Pennsylvania
railroad, will bo unveiled and presented
to President McCrca as the head of tho
system. The statue Is of heroic size. On
the pedestal Is this Inscription:
"Alexander John Cas3all,
"President of tho Pennsylvania Railroad.
"Whoso forosighl, courage and ability
achieved the extension of the Pennsyl
vania system into New York City."
PALESTINE, Tex., July 31 At least
llfteen, and it may bo twenty negroes,
nil of them probably unarmed, were hunt
ed down and killed by a mob of from
200 to 300 men in the Slocum and Deni
son Springs neighborhood of Palestine
last night and yesterday, nccordlng to
the opinion of Sheriff Black, expressed
today. The shorlfi returned early this
morning, after twenty-four hours in the
district. IIo told of a fierce man hunt
In tho woods, of riddled bodies found on
lonely roads, and of the terror almost in
describable among the Inhabitants In the
southeastern part of Anderson county.
"I found the greatest excitement pre
vailing throughout tho section of the
country," said the sheriff. "Men were
going about killing negroes as fast as
they could find them, and so far as I
havo been able lo ascertain, without any
roal cause. These negroes have done
no wrong that I could discover. There
was Just a hol-headed gang hunting
them down and killing them."
PORTLAND. Ore.. July 31 As a re
sult of trouble which has been browing
for several weeks the Central Labor
council of this city today directed the
forty-eight unions affiliated with it to
seek permission from their respective
International headquarters to submit to
the mombers of tho various unions the
question of calling a general strike In
sympathy with the Teamsters' union,
which Is striking for higher wages and
shorter hours. Answer Is expected by
Thursday of this wci'k.
Tho teamsters' strike is generally con
ceded to be subordinate to the question
of whether the unions can enforce the
"closed shop" In Portland.
CAIRO. 111.. July 31 The screams of
the young daughter of John Wade, who
lives ten miles norlheast of this pluc-s
resulted hist night In tho capture and
lynching of a negro who had entered her
room and was discovered at her bedside.
The negro had no time to escape and
dived under the bed. He was dragged
from his biding place.
A body of men quickly gathered. The
negro was placed In a wagon and one
end of a rope was lied about his neck
and the othor fastened to a limb of a
tree. The wagon was driven from under
him and his body was riddled with bullets.
Not a Big Battle.
NEW ORLEANS, July 31 Between
llfteen and twenty men were killed In
an engagement at Peru, Spanish Hon
duras, on Wednesday In an insurrection
ary movement, accotidng to a dispatch
brought by passengers on the steamer
Grlbb, arriving at Now Orleans from
Cciba today The greatest losses were
Incurred by the insurgents.
Veteran Statesman, Politician
and Lawyer, Dies After
Two-Days' Illness.
When Republicans Came Into
Power, Retired to New York
as Attorney.
NJSW YORK, July 31. John G. Car
lisle, formor secretary of the treasury,
who lms boon critically ill for tho past
two days, died at his apartments in
few York at 30:50 tonight of heart
failure, accompanied by oedema of tho
Ail intestinal complaint of long stand
ing, which wore down his vitality, lay
behind the technical fact of heart fail
ure. He was attacked last spring by
tho same trouble complicated by an ail
ment of the kidneys and for a time
hovered near death.
John Griffin Carlislo was born in
Kont'ion county, Kentuck'-, on Septem
ber 5, 1335.
Career in Politics.
Prom 1S77 to 3890 he was a member
of the national house of representatives,
and from 1883 to 1889 was its speaker.
Ho resigned to fill the unexpired term
of James B. Beck in the United States
senate from which he again resigned in
1893 to become sccretarv of tho treas
ury under President Grovor Cleveland.
With tho retirement from power of
tho Democratic party in 1S97 he with
drew from politics and took up the
practice of law in New York City.
The body will be sent to Washington
tomorrow and tho funeral will probably
be held at the residence which Mr. Car
lisle still retained there. Burial will be
In tho family plot at Covington, Ky.
Mr. Carlisle was one of counsel for the
Protestants In the Smoot Investigation.
He was present- at the opening of that
now famous case, and mado one speech
at the close.
OKLAHOMA CITY. Okla,, July 31
Many county officials will be elected
and candidates for state offices and con
gress will bo nominated at a primary
election lo be hold in Oklahoma Tuesday.
Thcro are four gubernatorial candidates
to be nominated the Democratic. Repub
lican, Independent and Prohibition parlies
all putting forth a man.
The biggest light over a congressional
nomination will be in the 3rlrst congres
sional district. nov represented by Bird
S. McGuire. McGuire Is opposed by an
"Insurgent" Republican. Judgo Milton C.
Garbor. who has enlisted the sympathy
and aid of a machine heretofore staunch
In its support of McGuire.
Both tlic Democratic and Republican
parties have put forth candidates in every
DENVER. Colo.. July 31 Tho first
Rocky Mountain summer conference of
the Young People's Missionary movement
of the United States and Canada will
convene at Cascade, Colo.. Auirust 3. and
will last ten days. The object of the
conference Is to give to Sunday-school
workers and young people's societies the
best possible equipment to give mission
ary education to the rising generation.
The goneral conference will bo under
tho direction of Rev, John M. Mooro of
Boston. He will present for discussion
"The Missionary Committee." "Mission
ary Educational Policy." "Missions and
Pravcrs" and kindred themes.
R." E. Dlft'ondorfer of New York will
hnvo charge of the Sunday-school section.
TELLUR1DE, Col.. July 31 Arthur
Gogclln. night maishnl of Tellurldo, was
shot and instantly killed early this morn
ing by Jesse Munn, a miner. Munn fled
to the hills, where a posse Is searching
for him. A reward of ?ln00 has been
offered for his capture.
According to the police, Munn and a
companion named Martin were creating
a disturbance In a dance hall and Gogo
1 In called Munn from the place to tell
him to bo moro quiet
A minutes after Munn had joined
Gogclln, five shots rang out. Men rushed
to tho sidewalk, where they found Gogc
lln dead. Munn had disappeared. Mar
tin has been placed under arrest.
STERLING, Col., July 31. Guy Arm
strong was accidentally shot and killed
thin morning by Will Fodder, a 17-ycar-old
boy, while the pair wero rabbit hunt
ing. According to tho story told by
Fodder, Armstrong stooped down to per
mit Fedder to shoot over his head. After
three shots had been 'fired, he suddenly
straightened up, receiving the fourth shot
full In the head. The entire t,op of his
head was blown off.
NEW YORK, July 31 For tho first
time In American church history, pos
sibly for the llrst time in the history of
religion, the deaf and dumb are to have
n church of Ihelr own in which both serv
ices and sermons will be said In the sign
languago. Announcement to this effoct
was made today by Father M- J. Mc
Carthy of the Society of Jesus, to a con
gregation of iJfiO mutes. It Is ostimatod
that the church when built can count on
an attendance of nearly 1000.
Congressman Tyrell NDies.
NATICK. Mass.. .July 31. Congress
man Charles O. Tyrrell of the Fourth
Massachusetts district died suddenly to
day at lis homo hero. Death was duo
lo a hemorrhage of the brain, Ho was
Co years old.
I Paulhan Decorated.
PARIS. July 31. Louis Paulhan, the
French aviator, has been decorated with;
; the Legion of Honor. !
Alleged Slayer of Eight-Year- I
Old Kellner Girl Laughs H
at Charges. H
Was Caught in San Francisco H
After Chase Extending H
Over 18,000 Miles. H
SAN FRANCISCO, July 31. Henry Jo
scph Wendllng, hold in tho city prison
here for tho murder of eight-year-old
Alma Kellner of Louisville, Ky., will
leave In tho company of Captain of Do
tectives Carney next Tuesday to face the
chargo that rests against him in tho city
from which he fled last January. He la
anxious to return and his confident man
ner in expressing his desiroto faco the i
murder indictment and havo the thing
over with has all the earmarks of slncer- !
Ity. Ho laughingly protests his Innocence 'M
and says that tho Louisville murder vH
charge does not worry him nearly as !H
much as the thought of mooting Ills Irate
brother-in-law, Lou J a Arnold, whoso tH
wrath, he says, caused him to leave homo 'H
so hurriedly. iH
The prisoner was not interviewed by H
the police today, and no effort is likely .H
to be mode to secure a confession until H
Loulsvlllo is reached. H
Wendllng was tlrod and sleepy today
when ho walked into the presence of the 'H
newspaper men who had come to Inter
vlow him, but his bright smllo was not -H
Calls Jail "Tunny." 'H
"This is a funny place, this jail, ho
said. "I don't like It here. I want to
go back to Loulsvlllo and clear away
those troubles quickly. I didn't sleep lost
night. Too many drunken men lnsido
thero. They say such funny things to
mako me laugh, and I cannot sleep. This
is all strange business to me. Thoy say 'H
I killed tho little children down there in 'M
my town. That makes me laugh, too.
Tho police havo been in a mistake. In
two or. threo days after I get there with
Captain Carney, 111 bo at work again
and then forget nil this trouble."
Every precaution will be taken by Cap- iH
tain Carney to prevent tho possibility of
his prisoner committing suicide on tho
train enroute. Tho entry Into the city
of Louisville probably will be secrot in M
order to avoid any demonstration that lH
might occur. 1
Irong, Hard Chase.
"I worked quietly to get Wendllng,"
said Captain Carney today, "and I'll tako
him back quietly. I "followed him whor- iH
ever he went and played him Into tho jH
hands of the San Francisco police into jH
a net from which ho could not break out
and escape very well. And let me say
now that I am deeply grateful to tho San
Francisco detectives and Chief of Police
Martin for their assistance. If they had H
not helped me as they did the chase jH
surely would havo been a much longer H
It develops today that Captain Carney's
chase after Wendllng led him over 18,1500 jH
miles. He was In twenty-seven large H
cities, including Honolulu and Monterey.
Mexico, and in many smaller towns. Car- B
ncy was seventy-flvo days on the road.
in which time he traveled on limited
trains, freight trains, bronchos, burros.
stages, stearners, ferryboats and across
country in some places on foot. H
"Some of them down home laughed at H
me when I started and I- told them that
I wouldn't come home without Wend
ling." said Carney. "Well, that was Just
their way of looking at it," and lie
winked. H
HUME, Mo., July 31. Mrs. Cora
Muena In a statement to a rcpresenta- H
tlve of thtj Associated Press here to-
day, declared that, though Joseph Wend- IH
ling, charged with the murder of S-voar- H
old Alma Kellner of Louisville, Kv., had H
through her own uncle at Houston, H
Texas, sought lo become engaged to IH
Mrs. Muena, no engagement ever had H
"You may depend upon It." sho said, H
"as soon as I learned of Ids proposals. IH
I left Houston vory unceremoniously. I IH
camo directly to this place, whore I H
engaged In the millinery business. H
"As to any correspondence with tho H
man, I never wrote to him. I did re- IH
celve a post card mailed at Vallojn, IH
Cal. In this card ho urged mo to write jH
to him, but I never replied to it. Later. iH
1 turned this card over to Chief of IH
Police Carney of Loulsvlllo, and, as I H
understood, it was by means of this H
card that tho man's arrest was brought H
"1 learned only last night that tho IH
man was suspected of murder. If he N IB
guilty of the chargo I am very glad IH
that he lias been caught." H
NEW YORK. July 31. Jack Johnson,
the negro heavyweight champion, has H
found one white chauffeur who is willing jH
to race against him in an automobile. IH
In a telegram to tho Associated Press 1
from A lien town, Pa., today, Barney Old- Jl
field declares his willingness to raco John- H
"Automobile racing Is my business," M
Oldiletd said, "and if Johnson or any H
other man in the world has 55,000 to bel Jl
that he can beat mu at my game, I am H
to H
Kl'TTAWA. Ky.. July 31 While at-
tending a barbecue near Lamasco. Lyon IH
county, on Saturday, Axeltrco Cooper. JH
chief witness for the state against tho IH
nii'ht riders, was shot and fatally wound- H
Gillam Mitchell. Alonzo Grain and IH
Brown Hawkins, young men of the neigh- H
borhood. were arretted by state troopa H
and are charged with the shooting. JH
Soldiers have been sent to the scene. H
Riot a; Ballgame. JH
HONOLULU. July 31 Rioting broki IH
out today at tho baseball game lu whlcl IH
the University of Waseda team of Japai jH
was defeated by a local Chinese nggrn- IH
gation, 1 to 0. The. Portuguese and Jap- jH
aneso fans begun lighting and bottle H
throwing and a general mix-up was Im- IH
mineut when the police arrived, Threo IH
leaders of the Japanese were arrested. jH
Wholo Block Burns.
PLAINVIEW. Tex., July 31 Fire thfc
morning destroyed an cntlro block in thy. IH
business section of the town. The loss JH
Will reach $50,000, covered by Insurance. H

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