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Mrs. Martin Says She Knows
Little of Sister. FIGHTS POLICE OFFICER Aged Mother of Ocey Snead First Assertive ?od Thon Hysterical in New York Court?Held in Torn for Extradition. (By Associated Press.) NEW YOKK. Dec. Ik?Mrs. Caro? line W. Martin aatoolahed the court today hy her denial of any connectl to save that of blood with hur tdst? r, Mrs. Mary Snead. Do(h women were J brought bef<re a police magistrate I to answer whether or not thej would I light extradition to New Jersey, where with a third sister. Virginia Wardlaw thfj all all charged with | tbe murder of Ooey Suead. Mrs. Mar? tin's daughter. A farther hearing will be held on Monday. The slaters stood side by aide heav. Uy veiled as always, and robed in fold on fold of haggy black. Slr'er Mary was mute, but Slater Caroline abowt? herself the fighter or the family. "1 hadn't seen this woman," she aaid. In a dead unmusical voice, 'for a hug time until she came to tnc Tombs. I know little of her. We have uothlng to do with each other. Our cases are entirely separate." Fights for Time *nd Sympathy. Squath, broad and almost shapeless in h.r heavy folds of Mack, she plant? ed herself In stolid opposition to (ho ocnrt and the detectlve?, fighting lor time- and public sympathy. When she lifted her veil* a face was disclosed a* brown as a walnut ab II and so wrinkled that the eyes were almost hidden. Mra. Martin was brought into court today in company with Mrs. Mary Based, her sister, also under airest In connection with the aileg. d mur det. The court allowed her considerable latitude at first. Mrs. Martin eeeiu.-d determined that her slater should not be dragged into the case. When Magistrat!? Cornell announc? ed that he would have to hold both the women, trouble began. "I understand." said the court, "that the grand Jury will sit next Tuesday, and they probably will be in? dicted." Mrs. Martin began to question the regularity of the proceedings. She wanted to know tinder what uection at? the code the hearing was held. She tw informed, and was led Iron: tb- bridge. Resists Hysterically. Then Mrs. Marlin collapse,| She protested 'hat she did not want to go back to the T- and resisted the officers who tried to lead her from the court room. Alternately crying oat hysterically, sebing and protest? ing she wae taken out of the room aad back to prison. In the course of her effort to iree her mind in court Mrs. Martin man? aged to declare that at the time of the death of Mrs Ocey Snead, Mrs Mary Snead. Ocey Snead's mother-in law and Mrs. Martin's sister waa in Mew York city and knew nothing about the matter Prosecutor Mott, of New Jersey, aaid today that he bad arranged to have Mrs. Martin and Mre. Mary Snead held prieooers in New York aatii he could secure their Indictment and extradition to New Jersey. Identified by Newsboy' An East Orange newsboy, whom detectives had brought here today, identified Mrs. Martin aa a woman whose handbag he aaid he had car? ried for her in East Orange, not tar from the scene of the tragedy, on November 29 last He I* expected to ha an Important witness before the grand Jnry. ??i Mr. Mott said that he regarded as significant the discovery that Mrs Martin had visited Fletcher Snead, the long missing hnsband of Ocey. ?erlag the letter's voluntary exile >n St. Catherines, Oat., where Snead has keen located. Up to the time mat ?need's whereabouts beesme known. aH the members of the family hsd as? serted that to the beet of their belief, he waa dead ?LUE UNO PICTURES Maaager Bell bj promising bis pat ree* ? she ? that la oomtishat <?t . f the ordinary for this?Christmas waste. Me has booked what pur put is *? he ataoag the heat vaudeville acts saa t* many month* end hi that the show will please W\ by the Lotaj la itself will he Harry BoreltT songs. He westj Otis C _I le aaid f*a have made a bag hit earing; bis kree >,mre paying la Great Britain , Tb* closing amber of the MB m atteefto aad LaCrolx in a novelty j haftet. "A Cwwhoy g CWisbtp Cto tfks |* saW to be a real cowboy aad , sesja ?? raarr shtr-iae: that really I w?eb4e aedUacc Mise LaCratx ?| wewter^ Thlg eaaple wag eeea on the ?trectH mW* yesterdav. riding on horseback along Washington ave? nue i" mmtm**>. Reside* the vaude\l!|e b.ll. the UK ual f? at ore life motion picture* will be shottil. I h. mm*) at U* M< I! last *?". k ; bused ihe patrons and Wim greeted by large eiwwsU e*erj $$\mwwamm ami ulg lit. SAILOR ARREStTd FOR ANNOYING COMELY CLERK Nick Augustus Takes Too Much of a "Sbine" to Shep G.rt and She Reports to Manager. Because h<- took too much of a shine ' to a comely Uttls girl emplov led In Woolwurth's fl\e and leu Mmt MOT*) Nick mnBStetlkl, a Creek sailor. Is a prisoner ut the stain n nouse on the charge of disoidcily conduct. It la said that Aiiftuntiis first aaw the Kiel on a street car Fridin even fug when she was returning to ner home in Elisabeth City county near here. Me M aald to have flr.-i at? tempted tu flirt with the gin and lat?M- he moved his mal lies.de lor and ?lixii the conductor came around to collect fares he Insisted ??n paying her fare. Early Iarit night Augustus went to th* five nnd ten cent store and an? noyed the girl to such an eat*lit that she was compelled to report the affair to the manager Special Officer E. A. Tabb. who was doing duty in the place, aiTested the man and '?ok him to the station house. OR GlliSill PROVEN HISJMIMS tCootlnucd from First Page.) would send out an expedition to go to Greenland next summer nnd bring his complete re<-ords and his Instruments back with him. If the v. rdlct of the tcnstslory Is hostile, however, this ex pedliloii will not be attempted If the conslsury finds in his fav<7r. Dr. Cook will further submit bla data, his friends add, to the authori? ties of C.enevu and llrussels, both of which eitlen have asked for an op pcrtunity to examine them. Funds for the expedition to (Ireenluud have already been pledged by twenty friends of Dr. Cook who still halts 11 in him; and John If Hammond has 11ffered the use of his yacht. There was a further rumor tonight, well substantiated, but Imiiosslble of positive verification, that Dr. Cook is now within thirty-six hours' journey of Copenhagen, ready to appear per? sonally before the university con slstcry if his presence Is desired. The doctor has also written Rec? tor Tnrp, his friends assert. INDIANAPOLIS RECORD FOR FIVE MILES BROKEN Louis Strang Surprises Speedway Officials By Going Distance In 3:17.70. (By Associated Press.) MOTOII SPEEDWAY". INDIAN? APOLIS, r.VD.. Dec. 18 ?The five mile speed record for an automobile upon an elliptical track was broken on the taotor speedway today by l^oula Strang, driving a 200 horsepower Flat car in 3:17.70. The record has been held by Old fleld, who covered the distance with e. Henx ear in 4:1130 last summer on this course, before It was paved with brick. Strang's performance so startled officials of the track that they at first were disposed not to credit it. Fred Wagner, the starter, announced that he had caught Strang's time with a stop watch at S: 17 3-5, or one tenth cf a second faster than the official time. The timing machine caught Strang'? one mile flying start before he en tered upon the live mlie trip at 40:02. The course is of two and one half Riles and Strang then made !?.. lap* The tinning machine caught the last mile of each lap. In the first lap this mile was done in 39:3* and In the second lap 3S:S4>. In one <f these miles a quarter was covered 'n 8:06. which is a new record for this distance. These trials were made to test the etf'K-ivncy and safety of the track, re paved with brick, upon which five live* were lost In last summer's races The owners of the plant and drivers are satisfied with it now. they said P.efore Strang brogv the five mile record be set a new mile record for the Indianapoll? track. Only Strang and Clirlsti* tried for records today. Christie did a quarter ra S:JS. but one of tbe spring* on his "freak racer waa found to be de? fective aad it waa decided* to take no chances with It. SECOND BAPTIST^CMUPCH. Bv'ding Cotvunttee Reporte to Cor. greoat.en Today. At Ue Second Baptist church to? day the pastor. Ree. J. T. RidJick. wiil presch on tk* following eaOyeete: Morning. Have Phltfc la Ood." even tng The Prodigal's Return" ?ae bunding commute* wflt raak> a ee port to a specks! me-ting of the congi gatlon Immediately after the morning service aad a felt attendance of tbe members W> expected Tbe commit!.* wilt submit Its plan for baildtng a aew cbaarek The church and Sunday er boo! are mate** err?***w?*au for sending u?' Cwrislmam baskets to the poor and ?earHw* *f the rit v oa Ch/letmaa aad eootrtVirKas for th*s* taseketa are aar? he Sag receive* by the KING OF UMPIRES NEW NATIONAL LEAGUE HEAD NBW YORK. D?C. IS.?Tae dead? lock In the Null, nul league of Pro ie.sioti.il HiM-lmll Clubs over the election * i>"->ni. n: was anaygpi < edly broken his afternoon by tbe tin ;nItuous siTtlili of Thomas J Lynch, whose gejne has not bi eu con? sidered or publicly mentioned for law BOattfcah. There Is reason to believe that the league presidents held a a*1 cret eoofm ace which did no' end un. Iii iw,. 'cioek this mornlnit. at which the suppi Hers of John M. Ward, ot New Yoik. and Hubert W. Hrown, ol Louisville, came to an under stand in--. I It was understood that each side, see? ing the other equally firm, instructed John T. Ilrush. of the .Sew York cluh, to delect a man whose name had no* lii-eii ti. fore the leugne as a candi? date. Itiush consulted none of hin col? leagues, but telegraphed to New BaTV t.ru. Conn., for 1'boinas J. Lynch to come in New York at once. Wh? n fhe leugue met toilay three ballots wen- taken, all of them re? sulting in the fcanie time; Four for Ward and four for Urowu. Then, ap |<areiitly by agreement. President Ku bltts. of Brooklyn club, resd a letter from Ward in which he withdrew j irom the cone st. At the same time Stanley Robison. of St. Louis, with? drew Itrown's name. Fold wing the pre-arranged plan. Inrush then nominated Lynch, r. ler ring to him l>y his better known title "King of Umpires." The seven ether magnates quickly seconded the nomination and the elec? tion was made unanimous. Heydler Secretary-Treasurer. I Khbitts then nominated John A. I Heydler for secre tary-treesurer, a po? sition which he has fllh-d continuous i ly for many years. There was a hitch. I but It was explained that Heydler would not accept the appointment for kgsj m ur and after a conference fee was nominated for three yeans and unanimously elected. Lynch'? election Is for one year After the me* ting Lynch and Heyd? ler were formally Introduced to the newspaper men. Hoik made speeches. Lynch Is "1 years old and wa* for a long time a resident of Cincinnati before going to Connecticut. To the repBftan he said: "The hardest thing the president of the league ha* to do I? to protect his umpires and I want the news ; paper men to help me. If you should see an umpire that ytu think will not do. come and tell me and I will ke? p my eye tn him. Don't roast him. that does no good. The public, the players and the umpires will get noth? ing hut a square deal from me and everything will be above board and open to the press." 168 Game Schedule. ' Although no official ? announcement was made it was said at headquarterfi that the National league had directed its schedule committee to prepare a l?s game schedule. The 1SMI9 sch?-0- ' nie was me of 1T>4 games and recent i action by the American League indi? cated that that organisation intended j io keep to the old limit mt mmt mi ajiou'H play. The only change in t.'ie board <* din etuis eleelej toda , is t lie entrance of MR I . Itiusli. of New Vuik. Ill piuce if President Duvcy, of the lloe ton elul). Number of Players Limited. The resolution changing the by laws so that no eluli mu> . SITy more, than |S players during the ' playing season' mused some eunluslon. 1 he luagl::ites did not specify the dale:! of the "playing season.' ftmrnkmrnmA Kbbitts. however, de? clared that the ? pla>iitK aeasou ' would be Horn May 1 to August tt und that the resolution wou hi permit clubs to cany aot more than players from August It to hfaj II H<foie May in and after August ?-*'' UM efchs are usually trying out new players and their stuffs Bra largrv. ' The American league adopted a similar ivsol'ition, hut It specifically stated the 'i laying scascu" to be In.in M n lo to Agus: :<?. The sfiting meeting of the IssafSM will be held in New Vorfc tills ;.. :ir Jaitead of Chicago as heretofore, r Tht, waivr rule was amended so that a club need not dispose of a play? er to an intending purchaser until af? ter walv? rrt are secure,) unleR<? the t? mis are Anally deemed to be sat? isfactory. "King of Umpires." Lynch, the new p;> ildeal was an umpire in the Natiiuai League lrorn 188G to 1901, with two years of re timent. His honesty and fairness he came a iy-word with fans," who c ntinued to reniembir him with re spiet even after he r-tired voluntar? ily in 1101, to manage the theater he owns at N> w Hrttain. COBB. FIREMEN'S OFFICERS. Eagine Engine Company Holds Its Annual Election. Eagle Engine Company, No. .1.. the North End Are company, has elected officers for the ensuing term as M lows: Formal' ?Q. Strietmatter Assistant firman?R S Miller. Second asisstant forman?M. L. WO* n ! Eh i ording secretary?s; \V. Wheat rroft. Assistant recording sei retary?M. E. Kabrlch. Financial secretary?E. L Payne. Treasurer?M. C. West Assistant engineer and stoker?J. A. Primmer. Serjeant at arms?TT W. Wilson. Trustee is months? B II Wilson. Hand manager?R. C. McDatilel Aasistant band manager?J. H. Donnelly. Hand sergeant ?O. Strietmatter. Librarian for band?H. Stlnemyer. Captain of running team?R. S. Miller. Assistant captain running team? C. Strietmatter. There will be a "grand rally" of the members of Eagle Company at the fire house New Year's Eve. Five Killed. (!ly Associated Press ) CLEVELAND. OHIO, Dee. 18?Five trainmen wt re killed and one other was severely injured early today when a wvstboutld Idas* Shore pas? senger train a Wdrd with a freight train in the 1-ake Shore and Michi? gan Southern Railway yards. Resolution Adopted by Distin? guished Members of Legal Fraternity Eulogizing Dead. (Bjr Associated Press). WASIUNOTON, I) C. Dec IX ? With Judge Alton 11. Parker, at Now York, presiding and ddlvei ing Ukf j/iiticipal nddtcss of < ulogy. the iiictn bois of the bar of the Supr- nn> Court of the l n t<d St iles met In tin; j?reuie Court rooms at the tapital shottlv alter 11 < citrk tod.iy and adopted resolutions i omiii-niorating the lute Justice Hufiis W. Pfckham, associate justice of the; Supreme Court. The asi-em la;,re el distin? guished tinmliers of the har Ma call? ed to order liy Solicitor Hem ral U"\d lie we 1 s. wh, tinned UM selection of Judge Parker to preside. I'lion assuming the chair Judge Patker deliveied his address upon the character and accomplishments of the late justice. Judge Parker thtn anncimced the pppolntimnt of a committee of twelve members of the bar with Tinted State,* Senator Klihu Root as chair? man to draft suitable resolutions ot Ii sp. el The resolutions Were pf - senti d lat? r ami paid a high compli? ment to the late jurist, d? daring that " for a full half century he served the cause i f justice without f-'ar and w.thout r> proat'h " ' It was added iliut 'his learning Mkl j ?Hoog (.owns ill reasoning |n.t v.. ?J j i he standards of ?hi* law." Furth* r tlio fVsc MlImis avow d th.it JujUice l'-i khaiu's know I. dtfe uf' at'-1 !.; ;:. and bicadth :uid vigor of 111* | sympathies wlili the lift- and uim oi l his lime saved his judgim-nti-i liom , pcdautry Bm4 made them effective In- I sfrunji ins for the applica.U n . of .old 1 principle* to in w conditions. "The influence of hit life, ' coiiclii.f- j ej th" resolull ns, "and the effect Ol i his work have contributed pow. itullyi to BVMaOte the respect for tin- law and for the curls of our country j j which undcrlfca all of our institu? tions.' Radicai Charges Favored. OXfORD, MISS., II.-c is? The [S(Mlth?rn Int< rcollcgiate Athletic As? sociation in." ting in annual session today at th- I'liivei-ity of Mississippi went on reeor da sfav-ring Tadical etuincea In the rules governing foot ?lll. looking tc removing the objec? tionable ft at ill es of the game. More [ Open play" is especially urg: d, While I atiotlu r rt solution advises that no ?student younger than Iii years be j permitted to participate in 'Intorrol-| legate or lnterrcholistlc conti s's. The suggestions will b<- j r? sentej to ihe national commii-sHin on nil's A modification < f the "one year rule was approval at today's sesuon i Heroatter one full year of college I work will be requited befon a stud j out can enter athletic CC?teile, or in ! lieu the student must enter lhe fresh , man class. The Baeaaajfe was dlsaj>i>ointing. Tt I didn't sny anything about "my peo? ple'- or "my policies ' Hanisbuig Star-Independent. Portugal Cabinet Resigns. I ity Assui luted I'ress.) LMMBON, l??-o. IS - King Manuel ae rented Hie resignation of the rfCKtl) tornicd cabiuet whlih was tendered to ill in tod.iy. Blizzard in Texas. (Ry Asturlaled Press) DALLAS. 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