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VOL. XXXIII.. NO. 54. EXTRA! CITY OF SEATTLE | IN FROM THE NORTH lore Arrivals Direct Drom the Klondike. t - LATESTNEWSFROMTHE NORTH Steamer Brings Many Passengers and a Good Amount of Dust. Th« ateamer City of Seattle, wtth forty- | five Dawson passengers, arrived In Se attle this morning. The strong, athletic fellows who walked down the gang-plank when the steamer was docked all showed the effects of a recent siege of hard work. Strang and muscular as a rule, but do void of all auperfiuoua flesh, they might have been pugilists just finishing a course ef aevere training. These men brought out gold, not in the quantities brought out last spring by the .Rutland's passengers, for these men came out over a trail where every ounce •t (old was carried at a sacrifice against food, and consequently was reduced to the minimum. Yet there waa from 1100,0 to fltf,oQo, according to the stories of some of the passengers, brought out and carrtfd into Seattle today. The men brought no stories of death, dia aater or crime that had not already been a<de pui lie. One man, Mr, L). i\ lieiley of fen Francisco, says that 1000 men were preparing to come out when he left Daw *on. November 2S>. He has been In the country two years. The food supply. Mi, Ralley M>S. will be ample Fir those re maining. but if the government supplies TOUM get in there the majority of ths I.WP men coming out would turn hack, for their trip to the Coast is forced by the fast that ah cantuc stay and live on the fW supply. Th« :n> :i coming are start i'Vt fight anr" buy at Extravagant rates fvOj from i'v miners amped abirg the t ? ail. who -ell merely because they tft 1 1 money for :h-ir goods. The I inly tn \>:"u nr told wi> that of \ key M Five rs. \\ i iam E. Bmne. of p t .- there with both feet, *hkh h.iv.' t.. •! ho ten, cut off, the a;n- Wtation br'.e..: r.e c> ary to save his life. Tht ls;i'e ;:n 1-une out on the Seattle, kut the h<.>\ w left In a cabin at Five Plngers There s (in 1; deal of scurvy in Daw- V Yy s.\\ s, the hospitals fllicd It is rsv.v -i ;h it Napoleon Thipras, tie ids ) • >f «ix Frenchmen, hi* a vU, '■•'prrtles and al«>i that party j , -..pwards of H>',ouO .n du« *•(>, TN , j; . tab* >ss the , of th.» party. *■ M. K : John Burke and "French «Se . a-.* i.,j»r men out from I»a« n They ft the Klondike tVember 7 • catr>e ♦ r i»- v in recard- ti:. ■ t. T.ng .tt e exactly ®se mop *. ■ r st r . tr it w is without », ec.al ln eident oiht .• • ,tn the usual irdalilp ef a.joi rre>. «.er two a ".I three hvin dfsd nvr fir way said Mr. Kepner. •ia « will * e k -oaiing tn ev fr" day now. 'The ■».■ t, H t imwson is practual v v.. i..e iood »uis bt'.iii than It wai two months ago. on account oX peopla leaving." French Curley S* Lorge, in an inter ' view, itaid: "I cannot say exactly how much dust wan brought out. I think It will run over •IwO.OGO, and probably reach 5150.00 V. I know one man who brought out between 11*.000 and $20,000 in duet. "In drafts there was more money rep resented. One man alone has a draft for 1100,000, and others I know have Urge | drafts. Perhaps the drafts will total up I $230,000. "There was nothing new in the way of strikes reported when we left. All the ! nnn«s opened were being worked and the output next spring will be a big one." All of the returning Klondlkers tell of meeting numerous parties scattered along the route now. trying to push In. Some have dogs. Many are trying to drag their outfits on handsleds. All are making very slow progress, Burke and his partner, "French Curly," kept account of the- num bers they passed cominic out and also of thoae they met going in. The list is as follows: Coming from Going to Date— Dawson. Dawson December 7 10 15 December H 7 9 December ? 15 12 Dec-m bar 10 7 December 11 December 12 December 13 3 December 1* 1 December K> R : December Itf 10 .. December 17 2 December IS December 19 2 Dei ember 30 2 Dwember 21 .. 3 December 53 December 23 1 December 21 December 25» 2 December 3fi & SO December 27 12 December 28 •»"< December 2!) •• s Totals 122 121 L. C PEASE The present of the Kloniiise ha* not grub to beyond June 1. This would, of course, mean starvation unless a aiifflclent •number get out in time to leave rations for the fwiilllrtir. M L«O g Shorty" Bigelow atil Tim Creedon left Saturday morning for Lake I charge to bring in Miss Jessie MacDougall. o! S »ttl<». who has Wen ill at l.ake l.» f.*r M>ni» wet k*. X,iss MacDougalt sus tained * fall some time ago, injuring h-r . knt« cap. Inflammation >• T in. forming an abacvasi Information was re.-eive I ! ere. but medical attention was absolute lv m veasarjr to -a ve her life, anil fan-1* w re raised with whi h to srnd an expe dition to l.ikr Oreedon an I B:gelow hav« a ' am of • •: it d its. The round trip will t ike tw > weeks. I he I'MMC IIHIT I.lst. 1 J MoOulre Albert Bo war .Vie* Mm lay t". «t < T B Corey D G. Krawr ! J Petri* John Lee i H*>i Berliner K C. Dickson j J W Mvflellan Harry Gntrin * i; \\ Put torn J M Keppner C It Atweil S D 1. liid.«rs Mr». E P Hill A N i ii Jo* DesScge Ma}«v Parry A Deroux M \t sUr N Duprus Asa Gardner X l,anier A T. Pricbard I N U*i«r > M s A T l»ru hard ! J P. Miller Joh;: O.ngereiia .» \v Roberta Geo Bianchard !' Km* John Krone j Ma this \**»c f u^ ,v j. G~RcVer J whi O. » lasser }• y t*ov Church i c V .1 h.msen Mrs It \v rtjurch lier.i v St'inw H Wa .* -.1 John Burke Mi> W alferd , A G litis J McCabe A Sir/, . v Henry Kern I Victor Parson James Pat ton i George Parson P. I'. Bailey j A J H Brown ! J V V..WI I. S Hunnn . I- W "1 bomas K N«-»vinam j u. V. Cvttoa Ai«d -a •ueraga. SEATTLE, WASHINGTON. FRIDAY. JANUARY 7. '«?•!. DURRANT EXPIATES HIS HEINOUS CRIMES. *peefal Wire (« t?«e rotl-lolfUfßriiWf Direct from Son taeatta Prl«»i. *A* QlE\Tn PBIMrt. Jan. T.—DAR REIN «BI h*AG«D at 10:36 o'clock a. a. 8:50 a m.-Rsv, Wlibatfc Reder has just arrived. Father Lagan is on toe way from San Rafael. * * a. an —Mr. and Mrs. Durrant have Just arrived. They are taken to the war den's office. Rader Joins them. S:s< a. m.—Rader says if he goes on the scaffold and attempts anything spectacular he will withdraw in disgust. ».<i6 a. m.—Mr. and Mra. Durrant enter the prison and are conducted to the con ducted to the celL Nobody enters with them. 9.10 a. m.—Durrant has Just aent for Father Lagan. Lagan not here yet from Ban RafaeL 9:11 a. m.—Father Lagan. It has been definitely decided, will attend Durrant at the scaffold. 9:18 a. m.—Hale la addressing ths crowd outaide the prison doors. He cautiona them against smoking; tells them to leave firearms with the outer guards when they go In. Any breach of deco rum will be punished wit himmedlate ejectment. a. m.—lt Is thought now that tho execution will b« somewhat delayed. Owing to the larga crowd It will be dif ficult to get all into the death chamber in time. 9;* a. m.—Hangman Lunt is among the crowd at the gates. Accident threw him face to face with the Durrants when they entered the prison. 9:36 a. m.—Mrs. Durrant advises Theo dore to denounce the Protestants from the scaffold on account of their desertion of him. He promises to obey. 9 a. m.—Hale just entered the oon demned cell. The doctor follows htm in. 9.40 a. m.—Visitors just start to enter the prison. W a. m.—Mr. and Mrs. Durrant have Just loft the condemned cell. The warden com pletes the reading of the warrant. Dur rant is alone with the hangman, his guards and Father I.agan. 10:u6 a.m.—Tho hearse and coffin from San Raefal have arrived at the prison. 10:») a. m.—Durrant walks up on the scaffold, but is very nervous. 10:32 a. m —He is making a speech pro testing his Innocence, and calling on Qod to bring the guilty parties to Justice. 10:3fc.— The black cap goes on, Lunt raises his hand, the trap falls. "Will Durrant die a Roman Catholic?" was the latest speculation of the small | army grouped about the prison walls, waiting for the tragic end, which they eagerly <ytpected to witness. "I asm. I may say. a Cat nolle. I think I shall send for Father Lagan," rcm.irk*d Durrant. unconcernedly. "It Is not that I care for creeds, but for faith— the faith that has sustained me In my awful posi j tlon." J "I am." he continued, "extraordinarily i happy—so much at peace that Ido not cart to go over any of the old ground the lor.*r long story which has hcen told so many times. The case is ended, and I am satisfied that everything has been i done for me that could have been done Iby my lawyers It would be weak and i childish for me to say at this time that I have not ha*! a fair trial. If 1 should make such a plea the public would reply •■hat Is what tr«> all sav.' "My only s ri. * is for those I leave be hind 1 Sod ~ha«f me in his keeplra. and He make* no irr*t.ik»« " D-srrant apparently hid t: o thoegiit of stticid* Te passed his w (kmc hours in prayer, and when l*i»t night the prison physician r. marked th.it *■' would come to him in the tn rning |>r--- j.ared to s ve him stlmu'ar.ts his s.c: fl ea at *rnile end easy measured tone told, :i he had not Mid * word that he w .M j orn such support or comfort. \Vh< n asked if HE feit AT AD unnerved, j Durrant htld H.s arm at length ar.d tr ump". intly dent nstratei that it hai r.a tretr r Then with an air whi -FC * I—- press! ve, ever, if GR:r D'v elx;': r.t. HE j "If I have TO DIE, I w ;I DIE like Durrani. | I T -do- * te a race which CAT MEET deat'l j without flinching " | tw Uie vioo- California's Odious Monster Executed at San Ouentin Prison: tor with the attitude of the condemned man that he declared: "Why, that fellow is tha iran of tha eent ury. Anyone waa thinks he is going te break daws is bodljr mistaken. I have never seen anyone who approaches Mm. It is hard to bei.e;o that a man with aot more than a few hours to lira, except by the most unforsean intervention, eould talk ot his doom and hia condition with a seventy-four pulse. Ht is in aa fine phys ical condition as a man could ask. I have not had him weighed, but I think he would tip the acales at a mark over 160. Ha is particular about his appearance aa If he waa preparing to go to his first party. I remarked that he had had a visit from the barber, to which he replied 1 *Yes. and he left his trade mark on me.' indicating a small cut on his lip. He consoled himself J William Hetiry Theodore Durrant. by saying that It would be 'all right in a few day?.' " "His vanity was shown again when I him about his general health since he has been placed In the condemned cell. 'The meat has been so good since I have been here.' he said, 'and I have enjoyed It so much that I have probably eaten more than I should, and it has brought out this little ra*h about my mouth.* Like the barber's slip, that too, he said, would be all right In a few days. The prisoner's very breath was fol lowed by six watchful eyes, never for a moment withdrawn. The vigilance of BLANCHE LAMO*T, Durrai t'* Fir»t Victim. the d»- tth watch was lnerease<l with the paof every day and hour. Aiways fearful of an attempt at suicide in the < of a condemned prisoner, they have een trebly cautious in their espionage fsnre Durrant was committed to tfceir keeplr.i?- Hts training in a medical co!- : .C. -where hi* favorite s'udy was antto n y ht ; so qualified him for facility In *e;f-dt struct ion, that his prison g*;ar- were apprehensive of his slightest I movement. ' Tie guar«L» tad & precis aci abaoluta With Finn Step He Mounts the Stairway of Death— A Speech From the Scaf fold—The Trap Falls at 10:35 O'Clock and Life Is Soon Extinct—His Revolt ins and Destestable Deeds. knowledge of how he might eommlt sui cide. The most innocent-looking pencil waa not allowed to get near his face lest with his knowledge of anatomy he might Jab it through his eye inot the brain. The guards were ready for poisoned leaves, for everything, and when yesterday the num- ber of his watchers was Increased from two to three, Durrant would Indeed have had difficulty In making the slightest movement which could not promptly be j stopped. — HIS TWO REVOLTING CRIMES Clrcamatanttal Evidence Showed ( oacinnlvely That Durrant Waa Guilty of the Murders. j SAN FRANCIBCO, Jan. 7. William !I n- I ry Theodore Durrant. who w.ia hanged at i the state prison at San Quentin today, j gave hfci life In exchange for the lives of ; two young women, who were members of t the church to which he belonged. While Durrant was convicted of but one mur der under the law, he was held responsible by public opinion for the murder of both Blanche Lamont and Minnie Williams, and it Is felt that his d<ath expiates one crime as much as the other. Durrant's crimes were peculiar in their atrocity, from any point of view. He wis reared in a Christian home, and until the time of his arr*« was regarded as a model young man of Industrious habits, who w.<s trying to work his w ty through a medical coiieg*. The only characteristic that s<*-m --ed marked in hi* nature wi* nis piety. He had been a prominent member of the Emanuel Baptist church for several y«ars and f -r a year previous to his arrest had beer, assistant superintendent of «he Sun day school. In this cs pa city he made th» a> >jualntanc? of Blanche Lumont and of Minnie Wtlilams b..th of wn> rn were des tined to be murdered by him in the cnaroii wiit re they worshiped together. Ut.tnrhe Lament *nd w <.•» nt-vcr seen a.lve afterwards. Sh« left the home of h*r aunt Airs. <\ G. N un ' : day t»ro to K r joi. and fur tf-n day < no trace of her comd be found. X in> mem •*».•* of Emanuel church a-s»:«:-d in ihe fcari'h for the missing girl. ard ~n;. ::g them The done iMjrrant. who had oi d' 't-d :»* Mi's Utnon" ■» fiK'on. He seamed gr*-.<t»y d;rrw»d on account of Mtsa L,i»ont's disappearance. and at i- njj'.n « *pre*i""'l th* t'*-tlfrf that ?.'j» had ) iivd the rank? of fallen women. This theory J** emed pUui bl»* police, and a >. .r . w*. ro >de am. rg the pUr«s where It *.,* believed t .» missing girl might oe four..s. l» - irran: a*»*ted in the Inquiry. »:;>. h came to naught. Ter. days had pn,*« ! el nee Miss Lamont disappeared. -r frier 1s had alrne>»- g.ven up hose of ever know.r-g n«-r fat.--, w .en a di- ov ►ry * i.« ma ; * hlrh led to the ttr.dlng of Miss Lamont's body. >lati«l> <i Hewnn' of Minnie \\ llllaui* The ladies of Emanu*-! eh.-rch were en gaged in decorating the edifice pr-para tory to tr.e c*. bra'.i n of the Kaster Sun day service*, when the mangled body of Mi": nu W liliams was found, a -moat nakr-d. in the library. A number of ugiy knife w iur.-li and erme rag# that had be- n forced down the young *om,in's throat told of :he ur.t-viuil struggle aha had made to prot* t her honor. Miss Williams' body waa discovered In the afternoon, and late the same night the first clue to the murderer was ob tain?, From *• m- of the young woman's fnanu* It was iaarced tuat <aa &a 4 »wa seen the evening before with Durrant. and although there was nothing else to show that he had any connection with the crime, the police decide,! to arrest him. Durrani's home was visited late at night, but he was not there. His parents said that he had left at midnight with the sig nal corps of the National Guard, to which he belonged, to make some hello graphing experiments on Mount Diablo. The next train carried two detectives to ward the mountain, and. after completing their journey by stage, Durrant was found late In the afternoon and arrested. Hut the news that he w-as charged with the murder of Minnie William® wis not first imparted to him by the officers. A mes sage waa flashed on the rays of the sun by the hellographers In this city who were taking part in the experiments of the sig nal corps, and Durrant know that he was to be arrested before the officers arrived While these events were taking place on Mount Diablo, alxty miles away, a dis covery had been made In this city which filled the streets with men and women crying for vengeance. From the first the police associated the finding of Miss Williams' body with the disappearance of Miss Lamont, anil 1 search was at once begun In the church for her body. Sllaa l.nniont'i Body Found. Mc.i worked all night tearing up floors and breaking down partitions, and at TO o'clock Sunday morning the body of Miss Lamont was found. A broken door knob and a turned bolt excited the suspicions of the searchers, and the door leading to the belfry of the church was broken down. Up the winding stairs the policemen grop ed their way. and at the third landing, ly ing In the corner of the darkened belfry, the naked body of the murdere,|J|irl was found. Xo knife had been com mit the crime, as WHS the cas«» In the mur der of Miss Williams, but the imprint of five fingers buried in her throat revealed the manner in which the young woman met her death. The post mortem examination showed that murder was not the only crime that had been committed. Tho news of the dis covery of the second body In the church had spread with Incredible velocity, and at 6 o'clock when Durrant. in custody of the officers, alighted from a ferry boat at the foot of Market street. In this city, he was mot by a dense crowd that was ominous because of its silence. The police were pre pared for an outbreak, however, and two companies of armed men were* present. Durrant was placed In a closed can sage, surrounded by fifty men armed with Win chesters. and driven to the city prison. Durrant then protested his Innocence, as he did to the hour of his death, but the evi dence against him accumulated rapidly, and on April 21 an Information was (lied against him by Plstrict Attorney Barnes, charging him with the murder of Blanche Lamont. "Guilty" on Circumstantial Evidence. The trial, which began on July 22 and lasted until November 1. was one of the most celebrated In criminal Jurisprudence. Nearly 1,200 talesmen were examined t>e fore a Jury was secured, and six weeks passed before the taking of testimony was begun. The evidence throughout waa cir cumstantial, but when taken together formed a chain so strong as to admit of no reasonable doubt. Tho prosecution pro duced witnesses who traced Dui rant's movements ori April 3 from the time he left Cooper Medical college until he enter ed the church with Miss Lamont. To all of this testimony the prisoner entered a de nial. and in rebuttal produced the roll-call of the college, which showed that fie was attending a lecture at the hour wht n Miss Lamont was murdered. The prosecution disputed the reliability of the roll-call, and showed that students were accustomed to have classmates an swer for them when they were not present. As the case became more hopeless Durrant went on the stand himself, and although he maintained a remarkable composure throughout, hi* testimony, on a number of important points, was palpably falae. The case was submitted to the jury on the aft ernoon of November 1. after having been on trial over three months. Twenty minutes after they left the court room the Jury- returned and rendered a verdict of guilty In the first degree. The California law gives the jury power to fix the punish ment of the crlmlhal. but as no recommen dation of mercy was mad<*. Judge Murphy, a few days later, sentenced Durrant to be hanged on February 21, 1*56. Ktery Resource of I.HTO Kthausteri. Then began a fight for delay, vigorous ly maintained for more than two years. Durrant applied from the judgment to the supreme court, but his appeal wis not perfected for many months. A pre liminary proceeding was the settlement of the b! 1 of exceptions—a very lengthy document. The defendant's attorneys at first pre- MINNIE WILLIAMS, - Durrout's Second Victim. rnred th lr h i of exception; the district a torney added am n-imen s thereto, then fcliowed frequent meetings of opposing '•oi?n»»! to de-ermir.p their differences; the d cametit was read by the court arid giv en to the printers but it was August I, l-" I **'. bef r« trie bill of »xc»*pti and the tran«< ript of testimony reached the su preme court. The case was then pis< ed on the .- -p. em- court calendar, and at I.os Ar.«»•>*. In the following October, the defendant's attorneys not appearing, the rap* was ordered submitted on th» prper* fii-d. fmrrar.t's attorneys »üb.*'»juently moved to set aside the submission, and they were ai owed to flle briefs, but were per mitted to make r.o oral argument. Attor ney General FUageraid filed a brief in reply. Djrrar.t's attoraev* answering the attorney irereral tn anorher brie? md th* ease wa.* not r«-aiiy under submhiatoa un t Ut Jacuary, jj&l. TV.f «nnrfm» court affirmed the dec! of the superior court on March 3. K»T, and within ten days—i. e.. on March tv— attorneys Hied a petition for a rehear ::g. T e application for a rehear irg -«as .!»rred by the supreme court April *. and the to lowing day a remittit ur was handed down to Department * of the st:••>•**..»r <v»urt ordering that court to pass a :insl Judgment. Super r Judge Uahrs. of departßJ»nt T flxed Saturday, April 10. as th# day •' r passine sentence, and on that date Durraiu -was resentenced. and ordered to he havite I at San Quentin state prison on Friday. June U. On th« afternoon of April 1® Purrant was from the county Jai!. where he had been confined ever since he was held to answer t© the police court, and taken to San Quentin. Governor Would Sot Interfere. Every effort was then made te indue# Gov. Uudd to grant chvmency. but without avail. Durrani was put In tha condemned case and a death wateh placed on htm. On June .1 the attorneys for the condemned man applied to the United States district court for a writ of habeas corpus, ally ing that he hid been deprived of liberty without due process of law, in violation >f the provisions of the fourteenth amend ment to the constitution cf the United States. The application was refused and appeals were taken to the United States circuit court and then to the supreme court. Attorney Gensrai Fitzgerald held that under section ?M of the revised statutes this appeal might be held to act a« a stay of execution and advised a postponement of the hanging. Accordingly Gov. Hudd granted a reprieve, postponing the execu tion to July 9. On that date no attempt was made to carry out the sentence, the caee still being before the court of last r« sort. On October 12 Attorney Gtneral Fitzgerald appeared b«*for« the supreme justice and as=ked that the Durrant case be advanced on the calendar. The brief of the prisoner's attorneys made a pamph let of US pages and covered every point in the case. tha States supreme court, in a hrwf opinion read by Chief Justice Fuller. a!?lrn;f>d the decision of the cir cuit court in denying a writ of habeas cor pus. Attorney General Kita-'eraid imme diately telegraphed from Washington t» have Durrant executed at once without waiting for the mandate of the court. H<» waa brought btifore Judge Bahts, of th« Fup«rior court, and resentenced to hanged. But another delay waa secured hy application to the atate an;.-reme court, which *« t aside the sentence on the ground that no remittitur had been received iron* the I'nlted Htatea aupreme court. The Murder of Minnie Williams. Durrant was never tried for the murder of Miss Williams, but the evidence of his guilt was as conclusive as In the Lament case. Mm Williams lived in Alameda, and on the afternoon she wu* murdered Durrant was seen to meet her at the ferry and board a west-bound car. She came to this city for the purpose of attending in entertainment to be. given by the church in tho evening, and It Is supposed that when Durrant met h« r be made an appoint ment before going to the entertainment. At any rate. Miss William# went to the home of a friend In this city, and at 7:;i0 o'clock started for the entertainment. Half an hour later she waa #een In front of Rmanuel Baptist church talking to Dur rant. She was never seen again alive. At !»:»> that night Durrant arrived at ihe residence of Mrs. Vogel. where the enter tainment w.u» being given, with flushed face atnl In a highly nervous condition. He a*ked to he shown to a toiiet room In or der that he might wash his hands, and later asked that ths person who directed him should say nothing about the Incident. When he was arrested at Mount Dlabla. M isti Williams' purse was found in his overcoat i>ooket. Durrant said he found th« purse on the sld« walk while going home from the entertainment. He was t»?en in the vicinity of the church at 12 o'clock that night, an! It is supposed that he went back to tho library where ho had strangled Miss Williams, and finding her breathing feebly, cut her wrists and forced part of her clothing down ner throat. The theory of tha prosecution has al ways i.e. 11 that Durrant murdered Miss Williams to conceal the murder of Miss Ltmonf. The two young women were ac quaintances, and Durrant suspected that Miss Williams believed he knew something about the dlsappfarance of Miss Lamont. NO HOPE IN SUPREME COURT. Uonrdman's Applications As* Denied —One l.nsi Fruitless Attempt Made Today. WASHINGTON, Jan. 7.-Justice Brew er refund both of Attorney Boardmnn'a applications for Interference in the Dur rant cave. Immediately after the ad journment of the supreme court yester day. Justice Brewer repaired to th« attorney generais room, wnere he re ceived Mr. Hoardman and went over th» ra*e in rfotall with him. He first con sidered the application to sign a citation of an appeal which has nought to he tak en fr >m the Judgment of the Federal cir cuit court of California, denying the Is *uan« e of «t writ of habeas corpus, the Object being to perfect the nppeal. Th'« application was dented, and th«»n Mr. Boardman pre«*nted an application for a writ of error from the Judgment of the supreme court of California upon th<» appeal from the last order of Judjra Bahrs. fixing the date for Durrani's execution, the object helri* to secure a writ of «up»r«edeas which would act as a stay of proceeding*. In this matter, Mr. Hoard man sought to have the order denying ;hi» appeal considered. Mr Hoardman In the evening had a con ference with Justice Harlan and this mornin* "aw such other members of the supreme court as he could before the noon »es»lon. Owintt to the urgency of th» ca?e he was given Instant bearing vshen the convenes at 12 o'clock. Allowing for the difference in time this gave him an hour and a half for • tel.-graphic May of proceedings In ca»* of favorable action. Mr. Boarilman *m to apply elthar for a wri; of prohibition on the ground that tha Juriadl-tlon of the United ittat** auprem<s court haa been uatirped by the lower court, or e!*»- for an original writ of habeas cor pus. Th" fir«t methtd would H motion for hl» admission to practP-e t*-- to'a the aupr»-rne court. and arrangement* wei id triad* to have this don# In tha shortcat p"a«!ble tins", tf it la needed at all. Hut t>;e appeal for a writ of habeas cor pus would not neceasitate the tdtnix-lon formalities, ao that la the form in whl *h the action will be taken. Mad Mr. Boar-lman secured tha signature of a r rigle Ju»*kv out of the eight to hi* jw-t - v.on, tiii« would hava acttd as a summary stay of preceding*. As to the legality nf a telegraph!'* a'ay of execution. one (k the of the nu aupreme rourt said last Right: "It a matter that, so fnr a« I know ha* b«*n leg.iljy fated, but in of a 'ei> *raiih!r stay being aent. prf»P"ri" a-.teated r.y the clerk of the "onrt, I should thing it would be moat unlikely that th "*irdtn in charge of the execution would <5->r*gard it. In '-aa* of auch disregard, the . ourt might very properly t*ka f:o*n!2<tnc# of the matter afrerward. but i:i tisa ease it -would be too late to benefit the pri«ener Owing to the peculiar ur ger>ty of the rate, i ahouM *ay that evry i.i-iiity should V.e given th* st ormy for the aondt-mned for a apeedy hearing what* ever the action of the court may La." At Port Moresby N<-w Ouir>** mix young nsitHe gtri* pleaded guilty !«for* a »hl'« magistrate t<> *. charge of tivft. As thev * -re r,liner young to »*nd to prison, tha magistrate took each offender, in tusu. mivm ula aad >p«,'iaaU L«r.