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Is the only newspaper In Newport News that receive:, the full Asso? ciated Press report. L^JULttJUULILOJLSLJULltl VOL. XII. NO. 119 MISS LOVING TO TELL lit - c Unless Slory She Related od Wit Witness Stand is Disapproved Rer Fattier Will be Freed. SHE SAY3 ESTES ASSAULTED HER Sweats That She Drank Whiskey I Offered to Her and Then Became ! I Unconscious ? Judge Moving AI- j lowed to Tell His Story But Broke ! Down While Relating It. (By Associated Press.) HOUSTON, Y.V. Juno 25.?Be? tween stilling she., with tears stream? ing Hum hot bright blue eyes and vainly struggling to control her emo? tions. Miss Elizabeth Loving, who has occupied the center of Ihe stage In the trial of her father, Judge Wil? liam <;. Loving, for Ihe murder of Theodore lOstes, look the stand to? day ami told the story of her alleged ruin at the bauds of the young man her parent shot down. The recital w.e- probably the most dramatic ever hoard in a Virginia court of justice and h surpassed in point of atroclous ness the story told by Evelyn Ncsbll Thaw, of her experience with Stan? ford While. It was the same story she said she told to her father on the day of the tragedy. The dead man. she declared, gave her a drink or whiskey from a flask he had In his pocket whil,. they were huegv riding the day prior to the killing. Alter taking tin- drink. Bhe said, she immediately began to feel dizzy and her brain whirled us she hud been g|y*o.n some powerful drug. In this condition and despite her protests her escort drove her through a road not frequently used and despite her screams outraged hor. Exhaust? ed by (lie struggle ami her mental faculties upset by the stimulant, the witness declared that she recalled nothing more until she regained her ? senses in bed late that night at the home of County Clerk E. L. Kldd, where she had been visiting. On tlx' following morning when her fath? er asked her to explain how she came to he brought to the home of Mr. Kidd in an unconscious ami drugged condition she ielated to him on bcild e?, knees the same s'ory she told today. It was this recital, declared the defense which so w rough I up Judge Loving that he was impelled to hunt up youitg Estes and take his life. Whether the story told by the 19 year oTu girl today can be weakened by tili' prosecution remains to be Been and on the disproving of this story hangs the fate of the defendant. The state claims that it can he shown the crime imputed to the man whose lips are schied forever, was impossi? ble. The rebut lal by the prosecution wil he probably the most important Bcnsatoinal feature of the case. The admission was wrung from Miss Lov? ing that she had taken two drinks during Ihe drive, the first one being while a' h'stcs' store. She was asked about other occasions, when il is Charged that she drank whiskey, but Die defense objected on the ground thai It bad no bearing on the ease. The prosecution waived the ques? tion for the present, but may insist upon pressing it later in the trial. Aside from Ihe testimony of the young girl the examination of two physicians concerning the possible Insanity of Judge Loving at Ihe time of the killing and the testimony of ? the defendant and Harry Sncad were features of the day's proceedings. Dr. W. M. Tunstnll, who saw Judge Loving before and after the killing testified that he said Judge Loving committed crime while insane. Tun? stnll is a practicing physlcan of Nel? son county and upon cross examina? tion acknowledged that he was no ex? pert on insanity. His theory that Judge Loving was Insane was thai, ho failed to speak Hi him In passing before the killing and after the died bis head hung low and he was pale, coupled willi Iiis personal knowledge of Judge Loving who be said fre? quently got on drunken debauches ami ended in delirium tremens. Dr. Melvlri who has for years practiced in this county, ton titled about the effect on Ihe mind and faculties by excessive drinking. Dr. Tunstall on toe Stand. Dr. William Tunstall. of Lovlngston, was Called by Hie defense. He had been ennected with the University of Virginia and had on a number of oc? casions passed on cases of insanity. The witness slated that he bad known Judge Loving practically all hie. life He sew him a few minutes before the shooting, lie was driving In a buggy and his general appear? ance was so changed that Dr. Tun? stall staled thai he did no! ree'gni/e blm. He said that Judge Loving after the shooting seemed to be wandering aimlessly about when Dr. Tunstall asked him about the trngedv to which h^ (Loving) replied: "That man NEW COMPELLED )RRIBLE TALE i (Hates) look my daughter out driv? ing ami drugged anu ruined her." Tho witness n stilled that .nidge Lov? ing in l??? gm on a spree in Lynch burg and Iiis mental concl I Hon was st i i -iisiy affected as a result. "Will a long series ot debauches uff eel die brain?" lie was asked. "Yes," was tlie answer. tin cross examination. Dr. TunstaH B;ild 'bat lie liad never beard (be sanity ot Judge Loving discussed be? fore the tragedy. He bad beard of bis temper, bis unreasonable nets, bis passion ami bis harshness. "You are not an expert on insanity, are von'.'*' "No." Attorney Hunkling remarked, "1 ib tight not." (Laughtor.) Dr. Melvin's Testimony. nr. Ii. It. idolvIn, of Halifax, was tlie next witness called by the de? fense, lie staletl that he had passed upon ibe mental condition of many people, lie testified that continued drink brought excitement which often ended In insanity. I >r. Mclvin was cross examined by Attorney Moulding. He stated that Ills practice was mostly for bodily diseases. He explained tlie effect en the brain el" excessive use of liquor. Miss Loving Tells Pitiful Story. At the nftcrnoon session Judge Itarksdalo ordered the court room cleared of all persons except those directly Interested and the news? paper men, In a few seconds the crowd had tiled out. Everybody I knew this step was preliminary to ! the placing on tho .'.land of Miss Loving. Miss Loving was weeping when she took the arm of Attorney Leo, leading counsel for the defense, who led her to the stand. She wore a black skirt and waist, black hat and v/ il of the same color. She lifted her veil tnjil began her story. ' ?1 For the first few minutes she hail lo he allowed to stop at intervals in In order to dry the I ears which con? tinually, ran down her face. D?ring tlie recital several of the attorneys for Hit? defense and Judge Loving, bis young son end Miss An? nie Snea'd, sister of Mrs. Loving gave way to tears. Miss Loving testified that she was 20 years old; that her relations with her father were always affectionate; that he had "always beeil a most do voted father." What She Told Him. "n'elalb to tin- jury In your own words everything that took place be? tween yourself and your father when he culled von Into Ills mom.'' "He told nie that. Uncle Harry (Continued on Eighth Pago.) TAFT W11L WOT TALK I Dodges (he Newspaper When j They Question Him About Politics 1 WITH ROOSEVELT FOR FOUR HOURS j Says He Dropped in to Make a Bet With tlie President on the Result of the Hnrv.ird-Yalc Ball Game. The Cuban Situation. (By Associated Press.l OYSTER HAY. L. I.. June 26. St cretary Tnft spent: four hours with President Roosevelt today and said as he left Oyster Hay to return to tin Yule commencement, Unit a number of Important hm I tors relative to Cuba, Panama mid (lie Philippines had Inen concluded, ami thai Die public announcement relative to these transactions would come when the ap? propriate orders were issued on h!s return to Washington. Relative to Cuba Scerel'.iry Tafl I said that Governor Magoon's admin? istration would continue nboul IS months longer, the taking of tie' census which is now progressing und the preparation for the election lo select a native presldenl would soon be complete. The Secretary Is planning to spend five weeks nt Murray Hay, Canada. Ids vacation to begin about a week after Ids return*to Washington from Now Haven. When the Secretary was asked to talk of his presidential candidacy he carried Hit" question with the jocular announcement that lie had run down from the Yale commencement exor : rises to lay a b9t willi the President that Yale would heat Harvard In the ball game today. When he re? turned to the slat ion he said he for got to bring a big red apple for the bet bill that he had nothing further (o ndd to the political lltcraure of the country, lie said he had not seen his political manager since Die Washington conference when he stnrt"d on his recent Western trip. PORT NEWS, VA., ^ CRUISER MILWAUKEE 1 SEN! 10 SALVADOR Stats Department Evidently Ex? pects Thai There Will he Troubla in South America. ZELAYA'S AMBITION THE CAUSE Ho Is Still Scheming for a Union of All the Republics With Himself at the Head and If He Persists There Will Be a General War?Another I Expedition. (By Associated Press). WASHINGTON. D. C., .Inn,- 2G.4?| Th" posslnilily of serious trouble in Ccntnil America, growing on! of the] tliftlurbed conditions existing there Incidental to the nllcgod ambit on of President Kclriyn of Nicaragua, to form a union or Central American slate:-, has caused the administration to dispatch the fine new cruiser Mil? waukee to that locality. Orders for her to proceed forthwith from the Mare Island navy ynrd, Cnl., went fnr wnrd from the Navy Department to? day. The vessel is In command of Commander Charles a. Cove and will go to I.a 1'nion. Kan Salvador. Th<> collier Saturn also has been directed to proceed to l,a Union und from this vessel the Milwaukee und the gUh boat York-town which Is now at Aon Jutln, will coal. The slay of the Mil? waukee in Central waters Is proble? matical and will In u measure depend upon the conditions that develop in that section of the world. She goes ostensibly for the protection tf Amer? ican Interests which are Ihren tench because f the situation as it now ex? ists. The cruiser St. Louis now on her way to a Brazilian port, is ehrbute to the Pacifier coast and will arrive In Central American waters in about two months. It mav be that she will relievo the Milwaukee ill the event that the administration decides to have that vessel return North and it Is deemed necessary lo continue the presence of the two American yi ssr |? in that soot'on. The Sfnjo Depnrlmoilt today received a cable ?irani from Amoricnn Minister Leo, at (iiintcmnta City, staling Hint th ? sit nation 'n Salvador is so critical that both- Ountcmnln And Salvador are sending troops to the frontier. Coupled with lie- news received by the Stale Department, reporting dis nnlet in Salvador and Ihb mbVomont of troops to the frontier by both Sal? vador and C.nutenialn. is the informs ton received bv Senor Mojln. (he min? ister from Salvador. tr> the effect that the news has reached bis troy ernmcnl that Nlcnragun is planning nnothcr expedition ngninst H. The Information comes in n despatch to the minister from President Flgltero. No rlethls are available regarding the expedition. Less than two weeks ngo an 'ex? pedition Which it was reported was armed and equipped bv President '/.v lava ami which was carried aboard the NIcnraguan gunboat Momctoinbo, landed at ACatjutln and made an un Huccessful a II em pi to proceed Inland. Wt'or sine* be became involved ill trouble witli Mexico in ~ connect ion witii the assassination of former President Cal'rorrn, of Ouatomnln, he has beeM apprehensive that his neigh, bor Zclnyn <>f Nlenragun would seize die opportunity to overthrow him by attacking him from without and forming a revolution from within ami this is believed lo explain the co? operation witli Hie president of Sal I vador. 'EHNES DAY, JUNE 5 REVENGE WAS MOTIVE OF HARRY ORCHARD So EWB3P llie Witnesses for the Dsfense in Steunerberg Murder Case. BELIEVEO HE RAO BEEN BUNCOED The.up.ht Tli.it the Man Wlio Was Afterwardfl Governor of Idaho Had A Hand in Hia Lorlny His Interest In tlie HcrculcB Mine?Defense Gains Point. (Uv Assy "atcd Press). P.OISK. Idaho. June 26.?Theflrnl din e' testimony in defense of Wil? liam D. I lay wood was offered today. It was ehlolly directed toward show? ing that Harry Drehard. blaming Prank Stouncnhcrg f r tho loss of his interest in tile Hercules mine, had IhrcnlCUOd Id have revenge hy kill? ing him ."ml that the conduct of Or? chard ami C. K. Sterling, both of. tho Independence explosion when they vvei'c frequently Been together and afterwards when Sterling called off a bloodhound tint whs following Or? chard's . trail instilled the Inference that the mine owners Inspired the crime. Tho cuSTink of the llrsi witness for the defense was preceded by further examination Of Orchard to per ml I the defense lo complete Its formal ques? tions. These were nearly all In connection Willi the claim thai or? chard killed BteuiiChhorg because of an alleged 'grudge growing from the sale or his Interest In lllO Hercules mine. Orchard, who came into oOurt un? der protection of the same squadron i.'i' ".iiiinh' thai always net as his es? cort, maintained his old calmness and spoke b< a-biw pitched tone. He again denied that he Over threatened to kill Stennenberg because of the Hercules mine ami ngAlil asserted (lint be sold his Interest in the mine years before the trouble that drove him out of Northern Idaho. Two wit ' iic88cs enlletl later In the day swore i that Orchard did threaten to kili ! Steuiidiiherg because <d' (ho Hercules mailer and the defense has prepared the way for such testimony from a dozen more witnesses. Tho two hoard lo.lfcy were K. It Redd once of Cripple Creek ami now of Goldllhld, Kuv., and Charles A Sullivan, form orlj i>! Cripple Creek ami now a watchman In tlie Brown hotel in Den? ver! Heard Orchard Make Threats. Redd snld he beard Orchnrd make tile latiineiit when he and Orchard were follow hctnrdcrs at John Neville's place in Cripple Crook. Or? chard repeatedly said that but for Steunenbcrg he would be n rich man and that he intended to kill him. The cross examination sh iwed that both were members of the Western Kedcrntlon or M(net's and thai Sulll vnu was a friend oT I lay wood, Moyor I und many of the union leaders at j Cripple Creek. Dr. I. L. McGco, a mining broker of (be Conor Do Alonds, another In* pi aching witness, swore that Orchard lold him in hum at Wallace. Idaho, that he was u "spotter" for n de? tective agency. The other witnesses were princi? pally women who run lodging bouses n| Cripple Creek locating Orchard at various conference of (he mine own? ers prior lo the Independence ox pb Blou and there was a further show lltg as Id meet iocs between Orchard ami D. C. Scott, the detective for the j hTorqucc ft Cripple Creek Hallway. Defense Getr in Important Evidence. Another witness told of the effect Exposition Program for Today 7:00 to 8:00 h. rib?Maw land Teachers' Association. Drill by Co. A, Second Florida Infantry. 8:00 a. in.?Gates opbn. 8:oo lo :i a in.?Drill. Twi nty-tblrd Infantry. 9:00 to 10:00 a. in.?Drill Battery I). Third Regiment Field Artillery. 10:00 h. in.?And hourly thorcnifter Exhibition of woathor bu? reau earthquake recorder, Government building A. lo-.;:o a. m.?Guardmbunt, Twenty-third Infantry. ll:(iii to 12:00 a. in.?Drill Cadets of S. C. Military Academy. 1:00 |). in -Oi'-'an recital, Mr. Kniest Francois .lores, Auditori? um. Proi'mraUpn of large weather reports from all sections of the country, Government bulhllnr A. 1:00 p. m.-r-Blograpliic and Steroptlcan exhibition, scenes on Indian Reservation with lecture, Interior Department, Government building A. 2:0u p. in.?limes Hand Concort. Auditorium. 2:00 p. in.?Biographie Exhibition and lecture, scenes in Yoso mitt Valley, Covernment building A. ?J:.:o p. hi.?-United States Life Saving Service Drill at Station. .'1:00 p. in?Biographic Exhibition und lecture. Yellowstone Na? tional Park, with led tire by K. C. Culver. Government Inillding A. l:::o p. m.?Concert by Mrs. Jennie Gardner Stewart, assisted by Joseph Maerg, 5:00 |>. 111.?Dress Parade, by Cadets. S. C Military Academy. 8:00 ni.?limes Band Concert, Auditorium. t?, 1007. EXPOSITION Gl WILL LOSi effort to locale Hie men guilty of the Independence station nut rage by sterling a bloodhound renn (lie Clin I r rung used in pulling elf the mine ex? plosion, lie said I lie dog UlOK U>0 mad t<> ColOI'llllO Springs, tbo 0110 llVOr whit-;, Outlaid Hod In the night, und that when lie reported t , Slot"' ling lie got orders to call Hie dog oil'. Sterling said lie Knew who blow ill the station and Inter said that SUlVu Adam.-, hail done so. The stale fought the admission of the blood hound story und llls? opposed tbo admission of. evidence covering gen oral features of the Colorado labor law, but in both Instances the court ruled With tile defense. ONE PITTSBURG BRIBER WILL HAVE TO GO TO I AIL Charles R. Richardson Who Was In? terested in Tube City Railroad Franchise Found Guilty. (Ry Associated Press.) PITTSIIUKG, PA.. .Inno 25.? Charles R. Richardson was convicted in criminal court today of conspiracy with Marry P. Ilostaph. JoBoph Flail orty and .1. P. Mllholland to attempt to bribe councllmen t., pass the Pitts burg and Tube CKy Rrillvoad frail chlso ordinance. Il was charged that Richardson furnished C. S. Cam ? ion. president of the Pillsburg and Tube City Railroad with $70,000 with Whloh lo do the alleged bribing oi councllmou. The money inter ills appeared, resulting In charges being made against Councilinnn NV. A. MnV*. tin who was r.nlly convicted; Kn ginccr J. P. Mllholland of the rail? road; .1. P. Flaherty, President Cam? eron am] others. The enso of Pres? ident Cameron win he tried tomor? row. Captain and Crew Lost. VANCOUVER, n. c., June The tug Constance carrying Captain Nollson and crew of six men nil of New Wesllllillhter. IlllH tfOO? be t wllh all on board at Rivers lulel, 1100 miles north of here. FiiBt New Cotton in New York. New York, .lithe 25.?The first bale of new notion lo arrive ai New Yorl, was sold at auction In front of the cotton exchange today, Latlunu Alexander ami Company were the successful bidders. The purchase, price wns forts cents per pound. BIG REGETT? TODAY College Crews to Compete at Pougltkeepsis on Hudson Rive|\ WHY EIGHT a OPEN RUE The Rowing Sharps Not Confident W ohWill Win Though the Bettors Arc Picking Cornell to Win?Annap oils Showing Up Well. (By Associated Press ) POUGIIKNHPSIIO, N. Y.. .Inn? 25 The thirteenth annual Intercollegiate regatta tomorrow will find no pro? nounced favorite itnioiig the seven erew.s al the stni'tillg lim of the big varsity eight oared nice for in the crOWS' bouses aller tin- fill ii I limber tilg up on the Hudson Ibis evening it was admitted by the rowing sharps that the race was an open contest. Wllh Annapolis making her debut at Ponghkcepsio and showing surprising form In practice, with Cornell nn un? certainty because ?f the eleventh hour en w changes and with the smart Im? provement shown by Columbia, and in fuel I? nil the college crows' opin? ions on the outcome of the long four mile contest, are widely at variance tohlglit, I hough Cornel) has a slight preference by those making wagers. Without exception the coaches say that the crew members were in ox cclloni physical condition for th?- race and while one or two coaches, liota bl> Russell ,,r Georgetown, made no chilinb for victory although the crews will bo clou- togeihev when tin- win? ner crosses the finish line. There will three races tomor? row. The first being the University four oared shells, without coxswains, two miles for the Kennedy challenge, cup, in which Syracuse and Pennsyl? vania, Columbia und Cornell will com? pete. The second; the freshman eight oared shells, two miles for the Stew? ards cup, will bring together Cornell. Wisconsin. Syvacnse. Pennsylvania and Columbia. The varsity race of four miles will find Columbia, Cor o il. Syracuse. Pennsylvania. George town. Wisconsin and Annapolis at the starting line. The crews Indulg? ed In only the lightest of spins to? day. irinrmn <j b a o b arft WEATHER. Fair Wednesday, fol? lowed by thunder otorms at night and probably on Thurs? day; fresh winds. SLSLSUiJULSLXSLSl^JLXSJ ? v PRICE TWO CENTS 9VERN0RS E THEIR JOBS Reirenchment Committee Recom? mends That Board be Abullshod and That Barr be all Powerful. STORM SESSION OF DIRECTORS Report Was Referred Because Amend mcnto to By-lnwo Are Necessary, but Recommendation!! Arc Certain to Be Adopted at Meeting on July b?Another Loan of $100,000. All of the members of Ibo board of governors und about half of Ihu bonds ami employes of the various departments of tho Jamestown Expo? sition will lose their positions, If tho report submitted to I ho board of di? rectors by tho retrenchment commit? tee bud night. In adopted. That tho ??hange? recommended In the report will he made in practically certain, although action could not be taken last, night. because ten days' notice ! mils! he given before an amendment : io tlu> by-laws can bo adopted. Tho ! directors ndjottrncd to meet on July , 5, lor Which dale a mobUug id' tlie stockholders win be called. The meeting of the directors lust night was a rather stormy one. A majority of tlie governoru hud been making u hard flghl UgalllHt tlie policy recommended by the retrench inciil pom in It lee, ami Governors Alvuh II. .Martin and T. B. Southgalu made iipi.in s In which I hey declared I ibat they bad not been fairly trunted. Report Favorably Rece'fvedy*1*1 la spite of lite opposition on the part of the governors und u few friends, the report of the committee was received With ohthuslttBtlC favor and the recommendations would have bot n carried out at once If a change in tlie by-laws of the corporation had nol been necessary. In brief, ilie committee advises thai James M. Barr In Invested with absolute authority as director gener? al: that tlie board of governors bo abolished and Hint all of the various departments of the Exposition be centralized into four, with 11 chief at the head of each. The proposed new departments are exhibit!:, conces? sions, grounds and admissions and exploitation, Tin- principal depart no nls to he abolished are Irftnsp?r , lutlon; history, education and social economics, and congresses and spe? cial events, Reduction In Payroll. This concent ration of departments will materially reduce the payroll of the company, t)S about half of nil the various office forces will go and va? rious high salaried chiefs will lose their posllUons. The abolishing of lho board of governors will cut off the salaries of six governors and I their secretaries and clerks. The report wan referred to a com? I mltt?o for a report upon the changes In th<? by-laws that will he necessary ; to carry out tho recommendations. ['This committee will report at tho I meeting to be hold on July fi. Mr. W. H. Ooltroll, of this city, who I was governor of works until h.< re signed last week, whs present at (he mooting, with the directors from New? port News. Mr. Coltrell voted with Cue majority mi the motion to refer the report to tho Committee. I-Io Is the only one of the governors who has shown himself to he thoroughly in accord with tho retrenchment ' movement. $100,000 Loan. The directors decided to float the , [company's note Tor Sion.itnii to bo | secured by oittpnld stock subscript ! lions. This money is needed for Im ( mediate use and the loan will bo ne? gotiated as soon as possible. Judge Ournctt offered u resolution providing that an effort be made lo raise jinu.onti among the directors anil friends of (he ExppBltlon, at a ?heeling to bo held Saturday after? noon at l o'clock. The judge offered to head the list, with a subscription of (2,000, and urged that like sub? scriptions bo secured from twientiy Other men, and that the remainder of I the '.'ion.nun be raised in smaller j eontrll Mlions. The resolution was ' adop i d. Barr All Powerful. Under the new order of filings. President Harry St. George Tucker will retain his title, but his chief duly will l)o to look after (lie entor | tnlnmont of prominent visitors. AH , power will be, in tho hands of the ; dlrtcor general, who will make such changes and-adopt such poPcies as bo may sei- fil. Mr. Coltrell. whose resignation ntt governor of works was accepted a week ago. Is still performing bis du? ties and probably will remain on the grounds as the practical bend of tho department of works until the Expo? sition is finally completed.