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TIRED OF HEARING ABOUT POISON, JUROR "BEATS IT'
DOWN RAINSPOUT DELAYS MURDER TRIAL " Kansas City, Mo., Dec 11. Waldron, juror in the second trial of Dr. B. Clarke Hyde, for mur der, clogged the wheels of justice and indefinitely postponed the trial today, by one of the strang est actions on record in-the crifh? inal court. He wasn't taken suddenly ill. He didn't die. Waldron, accord ing to other jurors in the cas?, merely became tired of the testi mony of expert poison witnesses, raised a 'window in the room where the jurors were confined early today, climbed down a rain spout and beat it into the wide, wide world. Waldron says his fellows jurors made a speech "before his depart-, ure, saying he had heard so much about poison that he was be ginning to mix it in his talk. He told thepi he had busines sto at-7 tend to, and was going to do it b'gosh, guards or no guards. Here is a part of his "forewell ad dress :" "I am a busy man ; got work to do. So why should I cyanidle around here. See that; I can't talk without my words sounding like poison lingo. I'm going nuts about it. I want to get away. I'll hide there's that man's name again. I can't forget it if I stay here. Good-bye, men." And in a twinkling he was out of the window and shinning down the rainspout. Detectives are searching every where for Waldron. Both sides in the trial admit that hjs disap pearance means a complete re hearsing of the case. Judge Por terfield says nothing will be defin itely decided until Waldron is found and his escape is explained, and it is discovered, with whom he has talked sinse his flight. The appearance of only eleven men at breakfast this N morning was the first intimation the depu ties had of his escape. This is the second time Waldron has delayed the trial, his illness two weeks ago causing a day's postpone ment. ' . An Unusual Man. "He7s a 'polite and likable fel low." "Yes, one would never think to meet him that he is in the habit of beating his wife " "You astonish me !" "It's a fact. Whenever she starts fon a scuttle of coal or an armful qf wood he beats her to it." Houston Post. tiri Shopping DETORE (hR-I3TAAS Baby stop you crying, hiivinp-. J UN. w 5tf The day after it is full the moon is lop-sided.