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la the only newspaper In Newport Newt that receives full Aa soolated Press report. i VOL, XL, NO. 161 010 THAW THREATEN WIFE AND WHITE? Witnesses Found Who Assert That the Young Millionaire Hounded Architect. LIFE IN WHITE LIGHT EXPOSED Testimony Being Gathered Up By District Attorney is Damaging to Prisoner?Former Show Git I I Abused by Her Husband in an All Night Cafe in Gotham. (By Associated Pres.?.) NEW YORK, N. Y.. July 0.?A wit? ness whoso testimony n:ay bo of considerable Importance In connection with the Thaw-White cn?e woa found today In the person of Warren I". Hammond, who at one time was enir ployed by Thaw ns a valet. Until today -it bad boon supposed that when William Bedford, Thaw's regular valet died, the testimony of the only person who hail ever occu? pied the position of n body servant to tiic young mail hud been Irrevo? cably lost. Hammond, however, sub? stituted for Bedford during three months when the latter was ill. about three years ago. It is expected that Hammond will be examined at the district attor? ney's office tomorrow, White's Character Improves. Among the persons examined by j Assistant District Attorney Garvlu today was Charles Hartnett,, who was employed by Stanford White as V secretary. While Mr. Garvlu refused to say what the examination disclos? ed it is understood- that Mr. Hart uett's testimony tended to contra? dict the current reports of much that was discreditable to Mr. White's pri? vate life. A Mrs. Schwartz's, who lives In West Thirty-second street, and who is an intimate friend of the Thaw's win be Interrogated by Mr. Garvlu tomorrow. It Is said that shortly alter Harry Thaw and Miss Ncshltt were man-led, Thaw threatened In Mrs. Schwartz's presence to shoot Stanford White. SMow Girl Tells Tales. The activity of the district attor? ney's ofllce in running down all clues In the treatrlcal district is largely due to the story told to Assistant District Attorney Garvln by Edna McClure, u show girl, and former friend of Mrs. Thaw. Miss McClure said that when Evelyn Nesbltt was In "The Wild Rose" Company, both Stanford White and Harry Thaw were pursuing her. There were two cabs at the stage door for her every night and two bunches of (lowers. While won at that time and lie took the giil from the stage and sent her to school in Pompton, N. J. She was taken 111 while there and underwent an oper? ation* Then White sent her and her mother to Europe. Thaw Follows the Girl. Harry Thaw learned of this and went abroad. He met the girl in Paris, and Evelyn went with him, leaving Mrs. Holman. the girl's moth? er, penniless In Paris. Sim had to cable White for money to get borne. Evelyn tired of Thaw's conduct abroad and left him. When she got home she went to Stanford White and told him of the treatment to which she had been subjected by Thaw. White then took hor to his attor? ney and had her draw up I bo nlll davit, which is now s? badly wanted by the prosecution. Thaw followed her home to Amor ca, and after some time she rejoined him and they went abroad together. Chases After the Actress. Miss McClure said that Evelyn was on the point of leaving Thaw after a bitter quarrel, when be offeree'; marriage to her. Miss McClure also told the assist? ant district attorney that while, en? tertaining a number of guests in a Broadway restaurant one nis'nt, Thaw saw Stanford White enter the place NF/W He began to abuse White, says Miss McClure, and snid lo Iii? wire: Nasty Language For a Husband. "There goes that blackguard now that owned you hefore I did." Mrs. Thaw Is reported to hare ?11 b we red: "Slop raking up my past. Harry. That brute <?ver there Ik responsible. (!i> to Iii tu about It." "1 will." Thaw?said. "I II get him yet." Juntos l.edeier, a theatrical man hgor of Philadelphia, and a brothel' of George tollerer, another tftcatri < al manager, was subpoenaed today t<> appear at (he district attorney's ofllce tomorrow In connection wil'j the case. Wild Rose Company Appears. .lames Lcdorcr was manager of the Wild Rone Company, when velyn Ncsblt Thaw, the prisoner's wife, was a member of .It. Thaw will not have his usual half holiday exercises In the Jaid yard Ihis week. Ordinarily tho occupants of cells In Hers one and two where Thaw's cell is located, are .permitted lo spend Monday lutortiooii in the prison yard. Today, however. Ihe prison's coal supply was heilig re? newed mill none of the prisoners were permitted to go to the yard. Mrs. Tliaw spent mi hour and u half with her husband today. An she was leaving the prison she re? marked to n friend: "Harry seems to lie in good spirits." CHORUS GIRLS IN HIDING. Mrs. Thaw's One Time Co-Workers Are in Flight. NEW YORK. .Inly P.?The Investi? gation by the district attorney's of? fice lo discover Hie motive for Ihe killing of Slanfonl Whin- by Harry Thaw Is bringing to the ofllce or the prosecutor many young women of the stage. The Broadway theatrical district has been flooded with subpoenas, i M my clients girls have left the oily > and others remain ut their homes I to avoid ihe Buopoenoo servers. I. T?? .ytfiuig womdn - whom the dis" trlct attorneys had been particular to interview an- .Mis- Paul? Do.v I niond mid Miss Gertie ('.rant It if alleged that these young women were followed and annoyed by detective* who had been employed to water White. Paula Dciunond, whose real nahli Is Pauline Kellermon, is now at In! homo in Kingston. X. V. and a rep resell tat I vc of (he district attorney'* ofllce has gone there to see her TWO MENTO BEHANGE? On July 13 Whlcrt Will be Friday, Murderers Are lo Die. ' SWANSON DECLINES TO INTERFERE Charles Woodruff and Tom Jones Are the Culprits and Their Crimen Are Such That a Commutation of Sentence is Impossible. (Special lo the Daily Frpp.O RICHMOND, VA., July 9.?Oover jior Swanson today announced that he would decline to Interfere with Ihe sentence of I lie court in the case of Charles Woodruff and Tom .loner., ihe men who nre to haiig In Grnyson county Friday, July 12, for the crime of murder. Some weeks ago ho granted the prisoners a brief respite, in order I hat they might procure after dis? covered evidence, but this turned out. to be nothing that would justify fur? ther clemency. Tile crime was n most cold-blooded one. ,md worse still, the victim of tiie homicide was the father of .loin lie was murdered without any provo? cation whatsoever, his sole offense being that he asked Ids slayers to desist from n noisy demonstration, as there was a sick child In the house. >. V_ Secretary Taft Speaks, (By Associated Pres?) GREENSBORO. N. C, July 9.? Secretary of War Taft tonight deliv? ered hla speech to the North Caro? lina Republicans on the e-ve of their State convention. The mention of Bryan's name 'In the course of Sec? retary Taft's speech provoked a storm of applause. TORT NEWS, VA., T RUSSIA SHIPS BAU MEAT TO GERMANY Disgusting State ol ?ffairs Even Worse Than Packlngtown Found to Exist There. STUFF SMUGGLED ACROSS BORDER Many Large Firms Are Regularly Engaged In the Trade Which is Deing Suppressed by the Kaiser's Government?Seizure of Shipment Discluccs Horrible Situation. (My Associated l*rcss.) MERLIN, GERMANY. July !(.?A dispnlch to the Tageblatt from Dnl burg, Prussia, today announced that tlie custom authorities of Duilitirg as the result of the discovery that Inferior Russian meat was being smuggled across I bo frontier into (icrmany. seized a consignment which proved to be carcasses of calves unfit to cat. A witness testified thai many large linns were regularly Importing such meat. MURDERED FOR $1,000. Man's Head Split Open With an Axe. Hired Hand Missing. (Ity AxKoelafVd Press.) MIOOLETOWN, CONN.', July !>. George Goodale's body was foutid in a small bouse where ho lived alone. Coodale recently sold a bouse for $ I ,UOt). Whether or not his money wns stolen Is not kuu.wn. btiL.hu w#*. mill' dared: Gnddole was sitting In a chair lidnr a window. Ills skull was split open and there wore deep cuts over both of bis eyes. Henry Uniley, who had worked for CP-Ottilie was seen to drive away from Ooodale's house on Friday in a U'.ir.i In longing to Coodale. 07 NAVAL CADETS WANTED. Annapolio Has That Many Vacancies to Be Filled. (By Associate! Press.) The Annapolis examining board nit WASHINGTON, 1? 1?.. July '.?.? nouuees thai -I'l candidates for nt> polnttuciil ns mldslilpmen have been examined, of whom 1 Hi passed and ninety-seven failed. In accordance with lite new Inw regulating admission to the liavei academy, the bureau of navigation I; Fending out to senators and repre? sentatives notices of vacancies to their credit. Examination of new candidates will ho held under the supervision of the civil service com? missioners in all principal cities and towns of the country. YOUNG GIRL BURNED. Country Home Destroyed as Well as One of Its Occupants. (By Associated Press.) LYNCHR?RG, VA.. .Inly II.?The home of Fltzhngh Moore, 2"> miles from here was burned last night and the eight year old daughter win Kill? ed and (wo other daughters were in? jured. The family was arouse! by the flame.i and the father did not discov? er that Hie daughter had not gotten out until it was too late to rescue her. It was only by desperate efforts that he wns kept from rushing Into the tottering building as be beard the cries of the child for help. FLOODS IN OHIO. Cellars of More Than 200 Houses Filled With Water. (By Associated Press.) WEI.LSVIL1 E. O.. July !).?A cloudburst in the country Ju&l buck of this city last night .sent a torrent of water down Trotters' run that caused heavy loss of country and city property. Over 2(K) homes and business houses were Hooded and foundations weakened so that people Would, not remain In the houses. Klni, Haakon Gets a New Job. (By AsonrdatPd Prpas 1 TRONDHEJEM, NORWAY, July 9 ?Emperor William has appointed Kin? Haakon an honorary admiral of the Cprm3r. navy. OES DAY, JULY 10, ] WILSON DEFINES LAW FOR CHICAGO PACKERS Secretary Tells the Public That It Must Walt tor Details About the Meeting. CONDITIONS NOT SAllSFACTORi Millionaire Butchers Are Not Showing the Proper Spirit and It is Behov? ed That the "Big Stick" Will Have to Be Biouqln Into Use Again to Discipline Them. (Hy Associated Press.) CHICAGO. I-Llfc, July ?.?Secretary of Agriculture Wilson nnd tliu chiefs of thu packln^ establishments al Hit slock yards had a mooting today. Tin? secrolnry met Iho representa? tives of thu pnekors In n small room on the top door of Iho stock yard:, poslnfllcu building. Those In do conference aside from Iho secretary were: C. T. .limners, of Armour & Co.; Edward Tlldon, of Mbby, Mc? Neil A Libhoy; Lnttli P. Swift mid 0. K. Swift Of Swift & Co.; tin Morris, of Morris & Co. Packers in No Humor to Talk. When the conference adjourned none of the packers would say a word regarding what had occurred In the conference. Secrolnry Wilson said: "The meeting was not u formal nf fair. The Washington nuthorttleii ?asked Die to meet the puckers, and tills. ,tlmp 'and., place were considered the nio.si cnuvVulenl. I have nothing to say regarding what loo place. The public -must wait mull my work la finished before I say anything. Wilson Says Nothing. "I am here today to Halen. I am n good listener. The packers have done the talking today. My mission here is to explain tin- new. law to the government inspectors. 1 do uol ex-peel to niiike a detailed Ins pee lion of I In? slock yards, lint will In fOrni the public of tin- result of my labors while here, just a a soon at I can." SECRETARY DISAPPOINTED. "Label" Will Be the Club to Bring Marjnatcs to Brook. (Special to tin- Pally Press.) CHICAGO, IU/S.. July 0.?Another clash is Imminent between Presi? dent Roosevelt and the packers. This came to light today when Secretary Wilson, of the department of agriculture, having established himself nt the auditorium, with I he staff of experts whom he has brought here to revise the meat Inspection bureau, gave out an Interview in which lie expressed In measured terms his "disappointment" at. tlie grudging spirit In which, he said, (lib Chicago packers are mooting the de? mand for reform. Another Fight Wanted. He went further nnd questioned the sincerity of their declaration thai they wanted government inspection, lie said dryly that It looked to him us If they wanted "another fight." mid then he let It be known that tie- government was ready to glv's I hem oiie rather than accept any half way measures in the ameliora? tion of conditions surrounding the meat inquiry. Indirectly, the report of the Manu? facturers' Association is responsible for the situation. Ever since its publication Saturday the secretary and his department heads have been making a close stutty of It line by Hue. They found It anything but a "whitewash." They expected to dis? cover evidence that these plants were being made to equal the abattoirs abroad. They found apparently pet? ty economy Instead. rLesson Not Learned. "It seems to me that the packers of Chicago have not yet learned their lesson," Bttld the secretary. "Tills report of the experts retained by the Illinois Manufacturers' Asso cla and the Chicago Commercial As? sociation is eloquent of their evasion. "It seems to us that the. packers have had ample time, if they were so disposed, to launch much greater improvements, for Pittance, in the sanitary conditions of their plants Tlteru will ln> tu? controversy between Um government ami Ilm pnokcrs. Thal won't b? ncceaanry. In the event (hut they object to our eloso Inspection uf i'm ii canned producta Tor instance, llioro will be ih> lab?l forthcoming. That Is nil tliuro Id to lt." British Refuse to Eat It. LONDON, UNO.' July II. ? As IttU re suit of tin' refusal of niiu of thu ships of tlu< British Atlantic fleet lo tulle on American tinned meals iliirlUK (he re cent nnvnl mnnoourruH. nie admiralty directs that ships' companies be sup? plied will? Australian or Argentine brands In lieu of American. Thu re? mainder of American tinned uetits now on baud are being returned ami will no longer be a compulsory ration for the navy. Winston S|ieucer Churchill, under secretary of the colon los In an official communication to William Redmond. Nationalist member of parliament for Ilio east division of ('lure, says be Is Informed that special care Is exorcised by the new South Wales government; I hat only absolutely healthy beeves arc slaughtered for food, anil I hut every precaution Is taken In free/lug and canning to Insure n cleanly method, CRANEY ISLAND DISPUTE. Norfolk Wants the Place Retained as Quarantine. (My Associated Prcss.1 WASHINGTON, 1). I)., July 0.? The commandant or thu Norfolk navy yard Is to hear all persons IntcrostuJ In the removal of the post house, from Crniiy Island, Hampton Roads. Tlio navy department had deter? mined lo take over (ha Island lor Its use and thai would IICCOBSb laic the elimination of the Island a.s quiiraullim station. To this the people of Norfolk and. vicinity object us It would mean a now location for the buildings now on ili:'; Island. Fishing Schooner Lost. ?(Uy ??nsovluted Press.) NORTH SYDNEY, July It.-The British fishing schooner Stanley Joseph bus been lost with all on botird near the Grand Hunks, during n storni. No details of the wreck have been learned. DEWEY ARRIVE8. :.'iy Dry Dock Arrives Safely In the Philippines. (My Ahkiil'IiiU'iI Press.) MANILA, July |(>.?The dry dock Dewy arrived at Olouga|Hi this morning. The trip from Singapore we: uneventful, $25,000 FOR SCHOOLS Government Turns Over Goodly Sum to Two Institutions. HAMPTON GETS MORE THAN $8,000 Rest of the Amount Goes to Blacks burg? Tunds Come From the Sale of Public Lands?Cash Is to Be Distributed at Once, (Special lo tin; Dully Press.) RICHMOND, VAv, July 51?Thu State of Virginia today received a check from the secretary of the treasury, Washington, transmitting to the State of Virginia the sum of $25,00(1 rroiii the aaio of public lands, that sum being Virginia's pot (Ion of the grand total. The money goes to two Institu? tions of learning?the Virginia poly? technic Institute and the Hampton Normal school (colored.) The lllacks burg school gets $lR.t;i;ti.(i7 and the Hampton school $8,3113:33; Col. Maryc, the auditor, today or? dered that the warrants for the mon? ey be drawn at once and forwarded to the schools In order that it might be available forthwith. TRANSPORT THOMAS FLOATED. Army Steamship is Pulled Off the Reef Near Guam. (My Apsocliitfil Press.') WASHINGTON, D. D.. July 9.? The war department tolay received dispatches from Guam confirming the navy department report of the sav? ing of the transport Thomas, which went aground there last week. She was floated on Saturday and yester? day started for Manila uninjured. \ m THE WEATHER. Fair; warmer Tue?*' day; Wednesday, fair; variable wlnda. ? PRICE TWO CENTS BANDIT COMPELS GIRL TO HELP IN ROBBERIES Lone Highwayman Irrested Who V Held up Five Stages In (tie Passes ol Yosemlte, NO ONE HURT BY THE OUTLAW Aa Young Woman ^fas Too Slow In Relieving Her Fellow Paatengera of i Their Wealth, "Robin Hood" of the Mines Forces a Male Member of the Party to Gather Up the Booty. _,' ) (tly Associated Pres?,) SAN FRANCISCO. CAL., July 9.? The Bulletin has a dispatch confirming the announcement from Bcrauda last night that, tho highwayman who on Saturday held up and robbed five YosomltO Valley singe coaches, hua been captured, but no news of an offi? cial nature has yet been received. "JACK" SWEET THE MAN. He Made a Young Woman Assist In Robbing the Pasiengera. FRESNO, CAL.. July 0.?If the sur? mises of the authorities are correct ".luck" Sweet, of Cruh Gulch, .In Ma? deira county, held up Ihn five Yosem? lte singe. A report to the Democrat Ik that he |<< under arrest on the charge and that he has been lukon to Wawanonn for Identification. Sweet Is Huwpoeted of having had a baud In the Yoseinlte stage robbery oiio your lino. No arrest wan then ?', inudo bocuuHe he cume forward wltlr m nn alibi. Sweet owns 11 small tract of laud at Grub Gulch, In the Slorras and works iih a laborer In thu mines. The sheriff's office at Madeira has no official Information concerning the arrest sud Sheriff Jones bus not boeu In communication with tho office sinco lie plunged into the mountains Satur? day in pursuit of the bandit. Feet Masked. Returning tourlHts who were In the holdup any the highwayman wore a black miiak and hud sacks tied about Ilia feet to prevent the leaving of any tell tale tracks as a clue tu u pursuing posse. He held In his right hand a rifle. Tlie man behind the mask and gun ordered t.e piissuugora to alight. Whon all the passengers, forty-five In number, were lined up the bandit. ?Ith a show of gaiety, selected a young and pretty girl as his first as? sistant and told her she was appointed collector. She hesitated n moment ami then went about tho work. Girl a Poor Robber. The girl did not come up to the rob? ber's requirements and ho told her Hint she was a poor highwayman, or? dering her to get |u lino mid appoint? ing u man to take her place, requlr lug him to search thu passengers. An"Euglishw6niaii and her daughter were In the party and when the robber approached her she dropped in the road In a dead faint. He only laugh? ed nn he scorched her. M. B. CRQWELL CMTICMl III AT THE HOTEL CHMBERUN Agent For the Old Dominion Steam ship Company Attended by Corps of Physicians, (Special from the Hampton Bureau of the Dally Press.) HAMPTON. VA... July 9.?Mr. M. B. Crowell, Virginia agont of the Old Dominion Steamship Compnuy, and one of the liest known.men In Tide? water Virginia, Is critically -ill lh his apartment lu Hotel Chaniberliu. Old, Point. Mr. Crowell has suffered another attack of Blight's disease. Hls-con dltiou la considered precarious. Five physicians were with the patient all day Sunday. Major W. F. Carter, chief surgeon at Fort Monroe, and Dr. George K. Vandersllce, who have charge of the case, remained with the patient today and spent the night at his bedside. Mr. Crowell is very weak and his illness Is a source of deep concern to, his friends. At midnight Mr. Crowell's condition was considered alarming. Mr. Crowell has been living at the\ Chamberlin since hl9 illness last spring.