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Pages Today VOL. XL, NO, Igg MRS. HUE'S FRIEND MARKED 10 BE KILLED Character Witness in the Scandal? ous Divorce Case Threat? ened With Death. ANOTHER COACHMAN INTERESTED Thaw Changes Lawyero In a Fit of Anger With His Present Counsel?I Young Leiter Wanted to Testify as] to What Occurred at Thespian Din? ner?Vile Ch'arges Made. (By' Associated Press.) PITTS-BURG, PA.. July 14.?It was learned tonight thai the threatening letters have been written to witness? es for Mrs. Hartje. As a resujl Mrs. Alexander Storuni said to ho Mrs. Hartje's Intimate friend* Is closely attended by a phy-1 Melau and is also guarded by two private detectives. Early in the Hart Jo case. Mrs. Sterilm was called to the stand to testify as to Mrs. Hartje's habits and character and since her testi? mony she lias been IMra. Hartje's constant attendant. tWoman Threatened With Death. Mrs. Sterum today received n Ud? ler commanding her to leave Pitts burg, retract her testimony given In favor of Mrs. Hartje or she would be shot. Postponement until Wednesday, July 25, was the result of the hear? ing of the charges of conspiracy against Augustus Hart je, who now has pending in the courts n sensa? tional suit for divorce, his friend John L. Wclshoha nnd Clifford Hour, a negro and former coachman who is now in Jail ?w?ltlng trial on the charges of perjury brought against him in connection with the divorce cn.se. More Sensations Promised. ""The trial of the divorce case will be resumed Monday or Tuesday but in the meantime there are indica? tions that the sensational disclosu? res are not at. an end. It was saiil tonight Hint Miss Ida Bcott, sister of Mrs. Mary Scott Hart? je will"go on the witness stand next week ami swear that she wrote ex? hibit No. :?4 the envelope of which was directed to "Thomas Mndinc." ca/e of Schulciibcrg'K stable. It .was one of Mr. Hartje's strong cards, as he alleges bis wife wrote It. She will tell why she wrote to Madltie. 'Another Coachman in Case. Another coachman entered the Hartje divorce case this moruing. This coachman, whose name the at? torneys for Augustus Hartje will not j divulge, will appear as witnesses in the case and will testify that he se? cured the fatuous 40 letters from "Tom" Madiuc, the coachman co? respondent in the case after gaining M?diiic's confidence. The wllmcs:; will be lined in rebuttal. LEITER IN THAW CASE. Chicago Plunger Wanted by the State to Tell About Dinner. NEW YORK, July 14.?Joseph Loiter, of Chicago, is being sought by District Attorney Jerome to ap? pear as a witness In the Thaw mur? der case, according to a report which gained considerable circulation to? day. It Is said that It is the desire of the district attorney's ofllco to have ?Mr. Loiter tell the details of a din? ner, dance, some time ago, at which Nina Farrlngton, tlie actress was a guest. According to today's report, the search for I^elter began as' a. result of revelations made to Assistant At? torney Oarvan by one of the actress? es he already has examined in con? nection with the case, 'Thaw received a wireless telegram from his mother today. The nies sage was sent from the steamer Kaiserin Auguste Victoria, upon which Mrs. Thaw is returning from Europe, It evidently was of a cheer NEA lug character as the prisoner seemed 1 unusually happy after receiving It. | The steamer arrived In port later today. Mrs. Thaw is accompanied by her daughter. It wus stated tonight that Harry Thaw had dismissed the law linn of Illach, Olcott, Oriibcr ami Boytiel in a (it of auger and thai the ftrni of which former Governor Krank S. Hlack is the head will not, tiefend the young Plttsburgor. Thaw lias engaged Clifford Partridge as his law? yer. Leiter Denies Reports. CHICAGO, ILLS.. July 1 I.?Joseph Leiter, who Is in this city, denies that he ever attended any dinner dance at which Nina Parrlngton, the actress, was a guest. Mr. Leiter said that, he not only did not attend the dance, but is un? acquainted with any *vC the parties in the Thaw case. NASTY CHARGES UNEARTHED. Thaw Accused of Cowhiding Actress Who Repulsed Him in Hi6 Room. | NEW YORK. July 14.?Miss Ethel Thomas, an eighteen year old actress filed charges against Harry Thaw in the Slate Supreme Court and the j case is now pending. In the long affidavit filed in the case charges against Thaw of an un? printable nature were sworn to. As far as the affidavit can be given, It states that on January ;t, 1!H>2, IMIss Thomas met Thaw by appointment on Fifth avenue and started to ac? company him to bis bachelor apart? ments tit No. 304 Fifth avenue. She bad known him for sonic time, it is stated. On the way Thaw stopped at a store and bought, a rawhide whip, Miss Thomas asked him "What arc you going to do with that. Harry?" Thaw, the aflidavlt says, replied, as if joking: "Oll, I bought that to make you a good girl." Miss Thomas said she bad no idea for what use the heavy whip was to be used, and accompanied Thaw lo bis apartments. While in the apartments, she swore. Thaw used the whip on her. as she refused to accede to bis de? mands, she was beaten unmerciful? ly, she swore, and became uncon? scious. When she revived, she said, she es? caped from the place. She went, di? rectly lo her counsel's office and veri? fied her story by showing the bruis? es and welts on her body. Suit was subsequently brought for 120,000. It was further learned that prior to the bringing of the civil suit Shay talked to District Attorney Jerome about bringing a criminal action. He was advised to bring the civil action, as a criminal iictlou would need posi? tive corroboratlon, which was lack? ing MOB AFTER KIDNAPPER Boy Rescued From (he Italien Body Snatcher. LYNCHING NARROWLY AVERTED Child Picked Up on the Board Walk at Atlantic City and Crowd of Pleasure Seekers Come Near Kill? ing the Wretch. (By Associated PresH.l " ATLANTIC CITY. N. J.. July 14 ? An attempt on the part of an Itnlian Joseph Conlfira. to kidnap five year old Edward Teafy on the boardwalk today, came near resulting in the lynching of Contora at the bands of an Infuriated crowd. The Italian picked up the lad and started off on a run with him in ills arms. A big crowd was soon In pursuit. A policeman overtook the would-be kid? napper, knocked him down and res? cued the boy. Two additional policemen and many surf life guards with difficulty held khe mob back while the Italian was [being taken to prison. VPORT NEWS, VA., > FOUR KILLED IN BED; SIX NEGROES ARRESTED Father. Kollier and two Little Children Murdered and Another One Mortally Wounded. HOUSE FIRED TO HIDE CHIME Two Older Daughters Hearing a Noioe on the Lower Floor of the Farm House flush to Their Par? ents' Room to Discover That They Had Been Put to Death. (By Associated Press.) GREENSBORO, N. C, July 14.? One of the iiiohI horrible tragedies In the history of Rowan county oc corrcd near Barbers' Junction about forty tulles from this city this morn? ing. Between the hours of one und :wo o'clock negroes entered the honte of Isaac Lylerly, a farmer, while its occupants were asleep, killed Mr. Lylerly. his wife und two of the youncgsl children, fatally wounded the third anil Iben sot lire to the bouse. The parents and the three children were sleeping in the front room on the first Hour, Ihme being two old et daughters sleeping up-stalrs, who were awakened by the smoke and flames from below. Find Parents Murdered. The two girls descended the sinirn* to awaken their father und mother. On reaching their room they fouud I heir father pnd mother und the throe youngest children lying on the bed thoir heads worn crushed uad their faces badly disfigured. The two older daughters, Mary nnd Addle, aged 18 and Hi respectively, managed to carry the dead bodies from the house and extinguish tho Ramos. Then they ran to the nearen neighbors, \V. B. Barbers, and toll the story of Hie tragedy. Bloodhounds on Trail. There being no officers of the law nt this place, R. It. '.Ylllllkon. train dispatcher on duty at that hour was notified nnd he wired the news In the sheriff at Salisbury, who started at once to the scene, with blood hounds and n posse of armed men. Bloodhounds were also sent from Winston-Salctn to assist in the pur I suit. Three negro men and n negro wo man?George Erwin, .lack Dllllnghuiu and Mitchell Graham, nnd his wife, have been nrrested and put in Jail ni Salisbury on suspicion of com? plicity In the crime. Excitement is intense in Hie neighborhood and there is tulk of lynching. Six Negroes Under Arrest, CHARLOTTE, N. C. July 14.? Sheriff Julian, of Rowan county to? night brought to this city for safe keeping Nenl Gillespio. his son, John Gllles'pie, .lack bllllngham und wife, George Erwin and Henry Lee, n?. groes, charged with the murder of . Isnne Lylerly. his wife and two chil? dren near Barbers' Junction last night. There was nothing to Indicate a lynching at Salisbury but the sheriff though best to move the 'prisoner.;. The coroner's jury fastened the crime upon all the prisoners. BOTH BODIES RECOVERED. Man and Ycung Woman Drowned in the River. (fly Associated Press.) RICHMOND. VA.. July 11.?The I body of John W. Gordon, jr.. the sec? ond victim of the accident on the James river Thursday night In which two prominent young society people of Richmond . were drowned, was re? covered and brought to the city to night. The body of Miss Rose Setterflebi. the other victim, was found floating in tho water this morning. Small Losses by Fire. Fire Chief W. K. Stowe, has just completed his report for the past year. The report shows that there were 111 alarms during the year, nine of the alarms being false. Aside from the loss at the first Baptist church, which amounted to over $35,000, the Iobscs by fire during the year did not aggre? gate hut a little over three thousand dollars. fpNI)AY, JULY 15, 1 ROOSEVELT JOCKEYING FOR ANOTHER TERM John Sharp Williams Asserts That the President Intends to Try Once More. REPUBLICAN PROMISES BROKEN Feeling of Unrest Prevalent In the Country and That Works Against the Party In Power 8ays the Dis? tinguished Congressman?Drya 1 His Choice For Standard Bearer. (My Associated Press.) NICW YORK, July 14.?Rofore sail lug today tor 'London whore ho koch as a delegate to the International ?Parliamentary Congress. John Sharp Williams, minority leader In tho House, said that President Roosevelt would consent to run again, "I think." said Mr. Williams, "that thu President Is planning It so that he will he forced to make (he race. The President reminds mo of the idd lady of Sargossn, who hung about, asking when the gentlemen were go? ing to begin the kissing as slio wanted to be there." Continuing Mr. Williams said: ?The ' republican parly bus fallen behind the mark. Profuse In promise it has not lived up to what It promis? ed. Forgone thing the party refined to go Jnto the question of tariff re? vision, us was promised. r '"Tbpto, Is. . Ji ..feellt/g. of unreal, throughout this country and It is growing. A feeling of unrest always acts to the disadvantage of the party In power." The Minority Leader declared that "W. J. Bryan la the logical Candida! of the Democratic party." LOEB DENIES STATEMENT. Roosevelt Will Net Change His Mind He Says. OYSTER HAY. L. 1.. July It. - When the interview of John Sharp Williams was shown to Mr. Ijic'i. Secretary to the President today, M?. Loch said: "The President meant ex actly what lie said on the ulghi of bis election, that he would iiot be a caudi ' date again for the office. That state? ment Is irrevocable." YOUNG lERCVMI KH? UND ROBBED BF $500 "Tarheel" Found Dead With Bullet Hole in Head and His Money Missing, (Sperlnl to the Dully Press.) RALIOIOH, N. C, July 14.?Lon Jones, 2f> years old, a prospurotiB young farmer-merchant ami a son of R. R. Jones, of Smlthfleld. this morn? ing was found dead at Dryland Bridge, with a bullet In the back of bis head. When last seen Jones was under the Influence of whiskey, having a bottle hi his pocket last night before leaving Snilthftcld to go home. He had $.'>ut) in his pocket and the money is missing. LYNCHERS OUTWITTED. Poliecman Flags Train and Takes Man Killer to Jail, (fly Associated PresH.) TRINIDAD. COL.. July 14.?L. D. Holton, u real estate man, sltot and killed Charles dig, a rauchmnn, at Clayton, N. M. Hollon had had trouble with a young 'iiiHtt named Hobson; Cilg Interfered and was shot dead, llolton was arrested and tak? en on board a train for Trinidad. A lynching party was formed, which started across the country lo intercept llolton. Learning of the plot, a policeman flagged the train and took the man by a clrcutlous route to the county jail. He was takcu to Raton. N. M., today. DANCING GIRL A THIEF. Eccentric French Actres9 Convicted of Shoplifting. (By Associated Press.) LONDON. ENG., July 14.?The metropolis has been shocked by the conviction of Mile. Fougere, the ec? centric French dancer of world-wide music hal! fame., for common, ordi nary shoplifting. With her was con? victed her husband, Albert Girod, also an actor. In .-pile of her salary of $2(111 a wook, Mile. Fongern confessed, saw and coveted pretty things In the He gent Sheet shops which she could not afford to huy. She could noil explain the possession of many, things found ul her lodgings. "Ah, 11 wits an accldcut. und I took /ose /Inns by uteestuke," she said naively, with u shrug of the shoul? der. She added that she could not take I hem hack to the store. "Ilttt I did not like to go. At zo shop they might not understand. 11 wits u great mocsfortune." Girod couldn't give any heller excuse, HOMES FOR QUAKE VICTIMS. Permanent Shelters to Be Erected kn San Francisco. (.By AHKOclnli'd Press.) SAN FRANCISCO. .Inly 14.? A cor point Ion composed of the members of the llnance coininlllee, toKOthor with, Governor Pardon and Mayor Schmitz, having at Its command $3,7511,00(1 of (he relief rund, will proceed to hulld .pcrmunent houses for the shelter of the city's home? less. IN LOVE SHOOTS HIMSELF. Nineteen Year Old Boy Trlea to Commit Suicide. (Special In the Daily Proas,) PORTSMOUTH. VA., .Inly 14? J. Beverly Tuggie, the nluotccn-yoiir-oid boy who shot himself over the heart last night In his home. Park View, survives In the King's Daughters hospital today, hut at that Institu? tion his death Is expected at any moment. A love affair, which is believed to have led up to the shooting, enunr to light today. ROBBED BY LONE HIGHWAYMAN. Mrs. Fred Palmer Write* of Thrill? ing Experience In California. Mrs. Fred Pnlmer. who Is touring In the west with her husband, bus written In friends here tolling of a thrilling experience they had last week near Raymond, Cal. The coach In which Mr. ami Mrs. Palmer were traveling, was hold up and robbed by a lone highwayman. Mr. Palmer lost his gold wntch, a val? uable solitaire diamond ring and all the money he hud In his pockets. Mrs. Pnlmer luckily wus able 16 slip her most valuable Jwcls Into her bell and save them. Woman Arrested Again. Mittle Sanford, the young woman who figured so conspicuously In the Davenport ease, was nrrested yester? day on a warrant sworn out by Chief of police Reynolds, charging her with being not of good fume. The chief explained to Justice Brown that he hnd merely tolerated the woman's presence In the city because sue might have been needed In caso Dav? enport hnd .been granted another trial. The case whs continued until Tuesday and the woman recognized for her appearance. PIRATES Kill MINISTER British Steamer Is Attacked by "Chink" Sea Rovers. MEMBERS OF THE CREW WOUNDED Another Missionary Falls While in the Discharge of His Duties in th: Orient?English Warship Starts Af? ter the Marauders, (By Associated Presa.) HONG KONK, July 14? The Bri? tish steamer Salnam. was attacked by Chinese pirates lust night at u point fifty miles from Wuchow. Rev. R. J. J., >Mhi;Donald, M. D., was bhot and killed. The captain of the steamer wna badly wounded. The engineer saved himself by hid ing behind the boilers, he was how? ever, badly burned. A Chinaman passenger also was killed. The pirate^ escaped in n Junk. The British warship Moorhen, has started for the scene. Rev. Mr. , MacDonald, M. D., and his wife are stationed at Wuchow In the interests 1 of the Wesleyan Missionary Sooiety. THE WEATHER, ehower? Sunday and i probably Monday; cool? er Monday; fresh touth winde. ii a ' ? i I ? ? i L PRICE TWO CENTS THREE STATES AT WAR IN CENTRAL AMERICA Invasion , or Honduras by Guatema? lan Troops Followed by De? clarations ot Hostilities. President Cabrera Accused of Being Despot?Country Going to the Dogs it Is Charged?Many Soldiers Sacri? ficed in the B?othless Revolu tlon. _. -r-'. Uly Associated Press.) PANAMA. CANAL KONIC, July 14 - A telegram received her? from San Salvador sayH thai Honduras durlar-. od war against Guatemala today. The following proclainatlon has been circulated in Salvador: , "General Ronllln, commanding Iii? Salvadorean army, has repelled the fluutcmulau troops. The victorious army of Salvador retained the posi? tions nnptiircd from too enemy." The declaration of wnr by Hondur? as ui" ii Guatemala brings a third statu actively Into the Central Ameri? can trouble, which hns been pro? gressing with more or less fighting and bloodshed for a month or more. Honduras ami Salvador are now ar? rayed against their neighbor on the west. Two Countries at Peace. Nicaragua and Costs Rlcn are the only two countries ctlll passive and it has been reported that the former Is about to toko pnrt In the fighting. Up until today Honduras has seem? ingly taken no part In the difficulty between her neighbors. Recent re? ports, however, declared her territory bad been Invaded by Cuntemalau troops In pursuit of fugitives from the army of General Regalado, the Salva? dorean commander who was killed In the fighting at Jlcnro. Rebels Start the War. The present trouble In Central America bus been brewing for n long tltn? for the last rive years the rev? olutionists have been ntnunlug. In? triguing ami prcnarlng for the over? throw of president Cabrera and- In their efforts to this end they have hot railed to appeal for support to certain elements In Honduras and Salvador working on the national ambitions for u first place among the slates form? ing Central America. President a Dictator. President Cabrera has been slinrply criticised by his enemies. Tlioy de? clare be rules with evtrem? despotism and that no man's life is safe under his administration ami Hint the coun? try morally and economically is go Inirto the dogs under his unwise and Ill-advised course. ' On the other hand President Ca? brera has declared that this revolu? tion movement to lie Inconsequential and that the government would promptly put It down. President Cabrera's term (rf office in fact expired In 1006. He has insist? ed however, on holding office. ?CATHEDRAL FOR 'FRISCO. Episcopal Church to Build Upon Fire Swept Crest of City. illy AsHoelutcd Pleas.) SAN FRANCISCO, July 14.?Bish? op William P. Nicholas, of the BpU copal church, says that the site of the Crocker .mansion, on Nob Hill, will be given to the diocese of Cali? fornia for the building of u great cathedral. The lot Is probably the most valu? able piece of residence property In the city, as it is the finest site in the moat exclusive district and com? mands a view of the Golden Gate, the bay and the entire city. GLASS BRINGS SUIT. Congressman Says He Has Been Slan? dered by Publication. (Special to the Dully Press.) LYNCHBURG, .A., July 14.?A sensation was created here" by the appearance on the streets and the sale by newsboys of thousands of copies of a booklet. "The Idea." The contents of the booklet were "hot" stuff, and were devoted for a good part, at least, to a roast of the newspapers of the city, a satrlcal crit? icism of the street-car line, the coun? cil and the police force. Plve thousand or more copies of the publication were sold on the streets by newsboys. Congressman Carter Glass has brought suit against the publishers of ' The Idea" for $25.000 damages. The pamphlet slandered him it Is alleged as we'.l as many other persons tn this community.