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ARRIVAL OF JEROME SETS THAW
TO PACING CELL FLOOR Sherbrooke, Que., Aug. 26. That William Travers Jerome is the neme sis of Harry K.-Thaw was demon strated today more clearly than at any time since the murder of Stan ford White. Before Jerome's arrival here yesterday the millionaire's at torneys were united on their plan for his defense and Thaw was confident and sarcastic. Today the defense is divided and Thaw paces back and forth in his cell giving orders to any one who will listen to him. ' Immediately upon reaching here Jerome issued the following state ment: "Harry K. Thaw is headed straight back to Matteawan. He may fight here. He may elect to struggle in Vermont. But the end will be the same. And what difference does a few months make one way or the other?" As soon as Thaw heard this he sent for his lawyers, and pacing up and (' Til in an outburst of rage, he or dered them to reverse themselves and keep him in Canada. "Jerome is at last the paid attor ney for the Broadway 'chicken fan ciers' " he shouted. "And with his true colors revealed we must fight every step of the way." The lawyers immediately went into consultation again and spent most of last night going over the plans. White and Shurtleffe are in favor of getting a writ of discontinuance of the habeas corpus proceedings filed immediately, which would leave Thaw committed under the original commitment. They declare he would then have to stay in Canada until the regular October term of court. The other lawyers contend, how ever, that with the eyes of the world on Canada, a technical commitment would hardly be permitted to be used as an excuse for the delay of the law, and they decided not to make a final decision until after today's confer ence. Although Thaw was denied permis sion to leave the jail that he might at tend church last Sunday, he may have religious services in his cell if he accepts the offer of the Salvation Army. General Bramwell Booth, head of the army, cabled from Lon don to Montreal dispatching two aides to Sherbrooke to offer Thaw spiritual condolences. Thaw was again held incommuni cado today at the direct order of the Dominion authorities, following the arrival of Jerome. The action was taken because of the complaints that the jailer was showing too much-favoritism. New York. "Let the people who say and write nasty things about me remember they are fighting a moth er. And a mother doesn't give an inch,' declared Mrs. Evelyn Thaw to day, in commenting on the criticism of various women throughout the cduntry as a result of her appear ance on the stage and the publicity given her following the escape of I Harry K .Thaw.. "If the- good women don't want to see me on the stage,'1 she continued, "they may guarantee me the salary I am earning to buy food and clothes and education for my boy. I didn't turn to the stage until I did not know where our next meal was coming from. But now I have made my suc cess and I won't give it up. It is unfair to say that I am capitalizing my personal notoriety. If I had cared to do that I could have earned $7,500 a week after the second Thaw trial. "I am used to being blamed for everything, and there are enough things for which to blame me. But it is idiotic to scold' me for what I haven't done. I am working for my son more than for myself." o o- U. S. district judge has enjoined Seattle from enforcing its ordinance for six street car tickets for a quar ter. This is one of the steps toward eight tickets for a quarter, if Seat tle's game enough to fight for it.