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Is the only newspaper In Newport News that receives full As ecclated Press report, VOL. XL, NO 162 YOUNG THAW DENIES THAT HE IS INSANE Prisoner Makes Statement Calling His Lawyers lo Account In Emphatic Manner. OHE-TIME CRONY TEILS STORIES Actresses and Many Others Before the Assistant District Attorney I and Disclose What They Know' About the Disreputable Crew? Girl's Mother Wanted in New York. (By Associates Press.) NEW YORK, July 10.?Hurry Ken? dall Thaw tonight in the Tombs pris? on, gave out ills first formal state? ment since he shot and killed Stan ford While on the Madison Square] Garden, in It the young mau tillers I u protest against being regarded as insane and declares his counsel as? sure him that no such course as the appointment of a commission tu inquire into' his mental condition is contemplated. The statement was handed by Thaw III person lo the newspaper .representative. He gave It out wltn the permission of his counsel, wit), whom he pleaded all day to he al? lowed to deny In person the current reports ns to his insanity and esp dailythe publication yesterday af? ternoon of a purported interview with one of his counsel quoting the attorney as "saying the prisoner was undoubtedly Insane. Young Thaw's statement follows: Denies Lawyer's Statement. "I am informed by Mr. Olcutt and air. Gruber that the interview with the latter in one of last evening'." papers quoting him (Gruber) to the effect that t am now insane nad that a lunacy commission would be appointed to determine that fact, has no fonndation whatever; that Mr. Gruber never made such a statement; and that no such course is contem? plated. "Mr. Olcott further tells me Hint he did not go to Philadelphia for the purpose of seeing or Inquiring about Harriett)! Thaw and her alleged in? sanity; and that Iiis visit had nothing whatever to do with the question of my mental condition, or that of any member of my family." The statement was signed with the initials "II. K. T." When naked if he had anything further to remark, Thaw said: Nothing Further to Say. "That statement embodies all that I have to say." Judge Olcott, leading counsel for .Thaw,"when asked about the prison? er's statement, said: "Harry has been pestering me nil day to make n statement to the newspaper. Finally at his request I outlined in n general way what Harry Wished to say and left it with him to be typewritten. It was his desire that he should hand it in per son to the newspaper men, and I gave him that permission." When Thaw was ready to give aut the statement the newspaper men were marshalled Into the corridor on the flrst tier. Thaw was not there at that flme, but a keeper went to the foot of the stairs and sang but. "Second tier, send down Thaw." 1 , Smiles at Reporters' Questions. In a moment, as if he had been im? patiently waiting the summons. Thaw came down stnirs, smoking his bulldog briar pipe and after a few words of common place introduc? tion, handed I he statement to the re? porters. He was dressed In the same light double-breasted suit he wore on the day of hi.? arraignment. Despite the rapid tire of questions hurled at him by the reporters, he remained smiling, but non-commit? tal, during the four or five minutes he was with the press' representa? tives. Assistant District Attorney Garvln continued today vigorously to prose? cute his inquiry Into the ca3e and had before him several prospective witnesses. Among them were James L. Lederer, of Philadelphia, who was manager of the "Wild Rose" theotid? eal company, at the time Evolyn Nes ?bit, now Mrs. Thaw, was a member - of the organization; May MaoKenzle, an actress and friend of Mrs. Thaw. NEWT and Mary Leahy, Mtb. Thaw's maid. Holds That Thaw is Crazy. .Mr. Lederer (old the assistant dis? trict attorney that It was his belief young Thaw is crazy. He based his opinion on the man's action during the time Miss Neshlt was a member of "The Wild Hose" Company. The district attorney's ofllce issued u subpoena this afternoon tor Mr.-. Beatrice Schwanz to appear In John TJoc proceedings before the grand Jury. It is said the district attor? ney wishes to examine Mrs. Schwartz as to alleged threats she overheard Thaw make against White. Earlier In the day counsel for Mrs. Schwartz declared she would not" appear be fore the district attorney. Mrs. Thaw visited her husband to? day remaining about an hour and * half. After ehe hud left the prison Thaw was visited by an alienist, re? cently retained by the defense. This was Dr. Charles L. Dana. Dr. Dunn brought a letter from Dr. Allan Me Lane Hamilton, chief of the corps of alienists in Hie service of Thaw'.-, lawyers and after Thaw hud read the loiter, he submitted to an exam? ination. THAW'S COMPANION FOUND. Intimates That There Are "Dark Se? crets" to Be Told. PITT3BURO. PA.. .Inly 10.?It was teamed here today that a witness that will appear in Hie Thaw case when it comes to trial in New York will bo Puul Dorn, of this cily. who Harry Thaw took to Europe a few years ago and who returned two months after sailing. Dorn, when seen today would say little about his connection with Thaw, lie would not say why he returned so soon when he expect ed to remain longer nor give any de? tails of his visit abroad. Dorn also said he bail been Instructed to keep his month shut and not to say a word until he had heard from Thaw's attorneys. When asked when he expected to go to New York, Dorn said: "1 don't know, but I am ready tu go whenever Mrs. Thaw U willing to give me nu Interview, and 1 won'', talk in the court or out of It, until 1 have seen her." "Did yon ever meet Bedford, Hie valet, whom Hurry Thaw engaged about Hampton." "Yes, I did, and it is too bad that Bedford died." Dom was asked what he meant by that kind of a reply. "Well, he was a good fellow, ami if he had lived and had to tell all the things he knew ll would not look so rosy for Harry Thaw." "How do yon know that Bedford knew all these things?" "Well, wasn't I there." "Did yon know Stanford White?" (Concluded on Page 4.) MILLION ALIENS ARRIVE Europe Dumped Excess Population Into United States. ITALY SENT LARGEST NUMBER Increase Over the Previous Year is Nearly Two Hundred Thousand? Hebrews, 125,000 Strong Seek a Haven in America. (Tly Associated Press.) NEW YORK. N. Y., July 10.? More than a million persons entered the United States through the Ellis Island station during the fiscal year ending June 30 last. The exact num? ber was 1,002,054, an Increase of 109, 075 as compared with the preeodlne year. The largest number of Immigrants, of one nnltonality was 222.000 from Italy. The Hebrews were second with 125,000. A total of more than $10.000,1)00 in cash was brought in by the immigrants. Ice Trust in Baltimore. (By Associated Press.) BALTIMORE. MD., July 10.?State's Attorney Owens today sent to the grand jury a letter relative to evidence in his possession concerning an alleg? ed local conspiracy to raise ice prices. This will be followed tomorrow by the appearance before that tribunal of fifty witnesses who will testify rela? tive to the alleged combination. 'ORT NEWS, VA., Wl MURDERER FOOLED INSANITY EXPERTS Sing Slug Prisoner Tells How Ac? cuse! Faked the Alienists While In the Tombs. PHYStCIANS EASILY HOODWINKED Fellow Convict Explains How With Outside Aid Conditions Were Pro? duced That Made the Doctors Believe That the Man Was Craiy Instead of Only Feigning to Be. ' (By AsHorlntcil IYpsh.) NEW YORK. July 10.?Andrew Cuocco. who is serving a life term in Sing Sing, for murder, was brought to New York today to lestlf.? Wow Martin Tlgho, a cell mate in the Tombs tive years ago, had caus? ed medical experts to believe Tighe Insane. ? The trial or Tigho today for wife murder was the second limb he had been called to answer In court for the alleged crime. Since his first trial in IflOl lie has been an Inmate ol an insane asylum, where he wa< incarcerated for mental derangement. When Tigbe was lirst examined the principal thing which convinced lite alienists of his insanity was the drynoss and roughness of the man's ekln, a symptom which Cuocco said had been produced by nrtiflcla. means. The lunacy commission at the time reported thut "the condi? tion of the pupils, the shin and the action could not lie feigned and that all the symptoms taken together could not be shammed unless the prisoner were one of the most i markable actors who ever lived." Cuocco's testimony was to the ef? fect that Tl^he used a liniment brought lo him by his mother that made his skin rough ami dry as If parched. Cuocco said that Tigho told him he was "fooling the doctors line" and that whenever he appeared before them he would try to take off his shoes ami disrobe, and tb.it he would talk about buying farms, horses and chlr^tens, until the doe tors thought him insane on those subjects. After Cuocco's testimony had been hoard Tigbe pleaded guilty to man? slaughter in the first degree and was sentenced by Recorder OOff to servo nineteen years and ten months in Sing Sing. CHURCH UNION ESTOPPED. Presbyterians Now Take the Matter Up in Court. (By soctated 1'ronn.) ATLANTA, OA.. July 10.?Charging that Rev. George H. Mack, pastor ot the First Cumberland Presbyterian church, of Atlanta, and his asso? ciates are endeavoring to divert the church property to what is known as the Presbyterian church in the United Slates of America, many of the Cumberland members of the lo? cal church today secured an in? junction to prevent. Mr. Mack and his associates from carrying out their intentions. The effect of the legal order Is to nullify the action taken by the General Assemblies of the Cumber land and the Presbyterian churches uniting the two denominations. The petitioners claim that the Presby terfan churches uniting the two de? nominations. The petitioners claim that the Presbyterian church. South, had no part in the Union effected and that many Cumberland Presby? terians do not recognize the author? ity of the Decntur (Illinois) Assembly which authorized the union. The case will be argued In September. DOOM IS SENTENCED. Eloper Who Shot Woman, Gets Two Years In Prison. (By Associated Press, t BALTIMORE, MD.. July 10.? Charles Doom, of Staunton, Va.. who, a month ago eloped from Staunton. Va., with Mrs. Annie Witz, the di? vorced wife of a mart of that city, and who Inter shot her and himself in a house In the "Tenderloin." was sen? tenced to serve two years in Jnll to? day. Doom took his sentence coolly. Both 'have recovered from their wounds. Mrs. Wits will he released and may return to Virginia. KDNES?AY, JULY 11 DISEASED MEAT SOLD ON GOVERNMENT ORDER Inspectors Pass Cattle That are mulcted With Tuberculosis and lumpy Jaw. ROTTEN STUFF P?T ON MARKET In Germany Dog Meat is Considered a Luxury by the Miserable Poor. While In England Jam, Sausage and Bak? ery Shops Are Even More Filthy Than Anything In Packlngtown. > (tJy Associated Press.) CHICAGO, ILLS., July 10.--Snore tary Wilson, of the Department of Ag? riculture today announced that while the question as lo the liability of In? fecting human being by pusslnu the I tubercular ami "lumpy Jaw" meal to the markets for consumption wuh pending, lie would not Instruct his In? spectors to change their custom. This means that cattle Infected with tuberculosis and "lumpy Jaw" will be killed, ns they wore prior to the de? nunciation ol that practice of Inspec tlon, In allowing such diseased car? casses to be used for food by many of the veterinary experts and patholo? gist a of the country. The Infected por? tions will be cut out and the remain? der of the carcasses sent to the mar? kets for the tables of consumers. Pathologists Grant Permission. A sensation was created In scien? tific circles when Heulth Commission? er Wlialen admitted that the Chicago 'Inspectors were doing tills In pursu? ance of an agreement with the gov? ernment Inspectors: Dr. Whnlen cited Ostertag and Mitchell, world renown? ed pathologists, to Justify this practice. Both of those authorities agree that in cases of extremely slight Infection, which ure ineapsulated. stich portions of meat may be removed, and Hie re? mainder of the can-asses be eaten without Infection, but both say "that action is not safe and should not be adopted." Danger is Extreme. Other authorities pronounce the practice of the local ami government inspectors dangerous in the extreme. Dr. Gehrmniin, of this city, one of the lending bacteriologists of the world, said: "Every human being who eat* a portin nof a carcass so Infected incurs a risk of Inoculation. No sane patholo? gist would recommend such a cus? tom-." Secretary Wilson says that there will be no departure from the prac? tice . When asked for an expression tonight as to the result of his investi? gation at the Union Stock yards, Sec? retary Wilson said: No Last Year's Bird's Nest. "When the seni of Uncle Sam Is placed upon nny Inspected article of meat, Uncle Sam will stand for Iis character, but Uncle Sam will not put the seal on aay last, year's bird w nest: neither upon nny old rag found in an alley. "I have met with, conferred wPh nnd Instructed thirty government, in? spectors summoned to meet me ll?roi regarding the new Inspection law. I have held my last meeting with I he packers nnd they'fully understaun the situation." Secretary Wilson I* Satisfied. CHICAGO. ILLS., Jill;, 10.? Secre? tary of Agriculture Wilson continued his investigation of the Union Stock yards today, and made a trip through a few of the plants. He expressed himself satisfied with what be saw there. "It seems to me," snld the secretary, "that the packers are working with commendable vigor to make Improve? ment and I understand that there will be no let up In the work until they have fixed things as the government wants them." NEW LAW A PROTECTION. President Roosevelt Telia England It's "O. K." SHEFFIELD, ENG.. July 10.? The Grocery Federation, whose annual con ference is proceeding here, has ' re? ceived a 'communication froni Ambas? sador Whltelaw Reld, enclosing a messnge from President Roosevelt an follows: "You are at liberty to inform the Grocers' Federation that under the new law we can nnd will guarantee , 1906. the fitness In all ruapeots of tinned 'moats hearing Hie government stump. ! If nny trouble arises therewith pro host can at once be made not merely 'to the Hollers 'if kooiIk, but to the I United States government Itself. JAM FACTORIES DIRTY. Filth Just as Rampant in England as In "Packlngtown." LONDON. .Inl y10.?The Britishem who liuve been so vlrtnonk recently over the Chicago meat packing revela lions, were today confronted with the annual report of the inspector of fac? tories and, work-shops, which rIiows Huh the conditions here are quite ns revolting as anything alleged of the Western packing center. Dirty factories mid disgusting me? thods seem to lie the rulo. Instead of the exception. Jnm factories, linker I lea und nausagc-mnkcrH are all conald I ered ns being cipmllv filthy anil Hie description of line fits most of the others. Here Ih tlie report on a typi? cal Jnni factory: Bad as "Packingtown." "The Itolltng-rnoin lay bei ween Ihe yard und the stable and the horses reached Ihe latter through the boiling room. The snnhnry accommodation was hardly separated from the room where the fresh rrult and uncovered Jam were kepi, ami Ihe floors were dirty mid undrnined." Another factory inspector found Jnm potH being washed In liquid like dark soup, which "smelled abominably.'1 The manager Informed the Inspector that Hie water was "changed about once a week." Dirty Pott Used Again. When fished mil of these evll-smoll ing tanks the potH were allowed to stand nnlll dry, when they were con Hldored to lie ready to receive fresh Instalments of preserves. Inspectors pf bakeries found Unit It wits a frequent custom to baliio the children In thorn after the close of work on Sat ?nlnys. 4ind the families' weekly collection of dirty clothing was sorted In the bakeries for dispatch to the laundry. The sniisnge factories, anys the re? port, are mostly owned by Hermans, and are small, dilapidated, badly lit and are often Infested by rats. Germans Dine Off Dog Meat. WASHINGTON. D. C, July 1?.? With Gei'mans In certain Hecllons^of the empire eating dogs and horsvH. American canned beef Ih n luxury. Consul Joseph I. Hrlttain. of Kehl, Germany, wrltea thul corned beef Ih being Holti in SliOHSburg, put up in tin boxes lo rosomlile the American form, and bearing IuIimIh printed in Kngllsh. to fool Hie people. LADRONE BANDIT SURRENDERS. Philippine Constabulary Rounding Up the Malcontants. ? MANILA, inly in.?Montnleon. Ihe Luilronc leader, surrendered to Colo? nel nnmlholtz. assistant chief of eon Mn biliary at Tallsay, July 8, and wn? removed to (hivlte for trial. The capture of Montnleon leaves but one more l.ndrone leader nt large In Luzon. Chief of Constabulary Gen oral Allen Iiiih announced thai I ha outlaws must stand trial. The gov? ernment has been criticised for not hastening their trials. BURNING SHIP PASSED c- .... No Signs Seen of me Crew o! Ihe Vessel. URUAGUAYAN BARK LOST AT SEA Margarita Sighted Afire off the Dela? ware Capes But None of Men That . Manned Her ,ls Found by a Pass? ing Clyde Liner. (By Associated Press.) NEW. YORK, July in.?Upon ar? rival here today the Clyde line ateany er Caribbean, from Georgetown, S. C, and Wilmington. N. C, reported having sighted the Uruguayan bark Margarita on fire at sea yesterday off the Delaware rapes. The Margarita left Philadelphia July 3, bound to Hallfax, N. 3., in command of Cap tnlu Alsena. The Cnrlbhean closed by her and Captain Mngulru watched for signs of the crew, btli apparently they had been taken off by some passing ves? sel. The Margarita Is a wooden vessel of 780 ton? net. She was built in 1871 and is owned in Montevideo.' She carried a crew of ten men. Tin. bark was loaded vrtth anthracite coal,, valued nt $7,30(1. Vessel Is Coal Laden. j PHILADELPHIA, PA.. July 10.? The Margarita carried a erew of tin men. The bark was loaded with 780 tons of anthracite coal valued at' 13.500. THE WEATHER. Cloudy WtdntMay and Thursday, variable wind?. I I , M ? ? PRICE TWO GENTS BODY WARRANT IS OUT FOR THE OIL MAGNATE Sheriff Has an Utachmnnt That Means John B. Rockefeller Must Appear In Court. OHIO JUDGES IS IK EARNEST Violation of the State's Anti-Trust Laws Gets Him into a Bunch of Trouble That May Yet Land Be? hind the Bara In the County Jail Up In the City on the Lake?. -r.,l* (My AHKnclntcd Pres?.) FINiDUAiY, OHIO, July 10.?A war runt for John 1). Rockefeller, which is now in I ho handa of the sheriff of Hancock county, Is accompantel by a copy of the Information and affidavit which was tiled last Thura dny in tlio prohuio court here by Prosecutor David nnd charging Rockefeller with violation of the nu? ll-trust laws in organizing and main? taining a monopoly of the oil busi? ness. The warrants directs the sheriff "to take the said John Rockefeller, if found In your county or If he shall have tied, that you pursue him Into, any other county in the State and take and snfely keep the said John I). Rockefeller so that you have his body before this court to answer th.t said complaint and be further dean with according to law." "PENN8Y" CLEANS 8H0P. Officials Diel'Ue Qlylny Up Their* Stocks in Coal Mines. (By Associated Pr?>s?.) PHILADELPHIA, PA., July 10.?A conference was held today which was participated In by officials of the Pennsylvania Railroad Co, In? cluding (Innernl Manager Attorbury, Superintendent neorge W. Crri^hton, of Altoona, and Superintendent H. O'Dontiell, of Huffnlo. The rnnin .-ubject of discussion wna President Cn'saa'lt'a order, requiring employes to dispose of their holdings of coal black. Mr. Crelghton and Mr. O'DonneO acknowledged before the Inter-State Commerce Commission thai they had beea glvep blocks of coal stocks, and it ly understood Cnneral Manager At terhiiry Insisted that these men dls p?)Ho of the stock. More than 2.500 notices, which has been signed by President Cassatt, . have lieen sent to company officials, directing them to Ret rid of whatever Interest they may have In any coat mining or eonl selling concern. It is understood that o determined effort Is being made to enforce President Cossati's order and thus purge the company of the scundnl that has been disclosed. INSURANCE PROBE WORKS. Alleged Misdeeds Gets Officials Into Court. (By Associated Prosa.) NEW YORK. July lO.?Complaints were served today by the Mutual Life Insurance Company against Robert S. Orunnis, former vice-president and trustee and Walter R. Olllett, former I treasurer and trustee of the com? pany. it (3 alleged against Mi. Granr.ls that he omitted to scrutinize vouch? ers which represented money paid for services not authorized. The dam? ages suffered by the eomoany be? cause of these acts amounted, It is alleged, to $200,000. In another cause of action against Mr. Orannis, it is charged that he participated In the making of pay? ments out of the assets of thu com? pany aggregating the sum of $92, f>00 lo defray the expenses of cam* patgn contributions to political par? ties. .-? ' | WOLCOTT WINS BOUT, Knocks Out Dougherty In the Eighth Round of Mill. . BOSTON, MASS..: 'July 10?Joe Wolcott, of Boston, retained the featherweight championship of th? world, hy knocking out Jack Dough? erty, of MJlwaukee, in the elghjth; round at the Lincoln Athletic club In Chelsea tonight.