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THAW WINS FIRST VICTORY
OVER OLD ENEMY, JEROME Sherbrooke, Que., Aug. 27. Harry K. Thaw won his first victory over William Travers Jerome when Judge Glohensky refused to hear Jeromo in opposition to Thaw's application for discontinuance of his application for a writ of habeas corpus. That it is the Thaw mlilions against the State of New York there isn't any room for doubt. A rumor has been circulated that Thaw is em ploying press agents to turn public sentiment in his favor, and it is cer tain that some of the newspapers that were most rabid in their denun ciation of his escape and the means by which he obtained it a few weeks ago are today clamoring that he be given fair play. 'In the little granite courthouse, half way between the jail and the city's outlet, one of the most remark able demonstrations ever witnessed in a court of justice in- Canada took place when Judge Globensky ruled against the New York lawyers and stated there woukl be no entry of their objections, made. A young girl, magnificently garb ed in black, shouted in a, shrill so prano voice: "Hurrah for Canada; it has equal justice for all." The effect was electrical. From every section of the room came a roar of sound that swept out on the street and was caught up and carried back by the crowd there which had been unable to get into the court room. The cheering continued for five minutes while Judge Globensky made no effort to check it. Thaw and his lawyers are fighting for delay. Jerome's boast that Ver mont wanted none of Thaw has scared the entire Thaw party. The attorneys admitted that they do not want to go up against a sure thing. So they have filed a paper, purport ing to discontinue the habeas corpus proceedings, which they state will have the effect of putting Thaw back where he stood when originally ar rested and will necessitate his re maining in Canada until the October term of court. Jerome today authorized the fol lowing statement: "Harry K. Thaw will start on his return to Matteawan today. We have the assurances of the Canadian authorities at Ottawa that sharp practices will be discoun tenanced. The dominion government is greater than the provincial and William Travers Jerome. when it cracks the whip the provin cials jump. This little province of Quebec cannot swing the great Dominion of Canada. Ottawa has de termined Thaw must leave. And all of the delay will not change the ulti mate result." Anticipating the immediate de portation" of Thaw, John Mack, form er district attorney of Duchess County, N. Y., who has been attend ing to details for Thaw's passage through Vermont, came here. With him was P. A. Drew of Berlin, N. H., Sheriff Richard Beattie of Maidstone, Vt., and Deputy Sheriff Brown of Compton, Que. They were to act just as soon as Thaw reached either the Vermont or the New Hampshire side.