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FINDS THAW INSANE
Court Refnses to Order Hls Re leasfl From Asylum. HIS COMMITMENT IS LEGAL Alfred G. Vanderbilt Divorced?Girl'a Mother Accuses Preacher?Child Fa. talty Burned In Hot Lard ? Girl Breaks Lega In Bed. Harry K. Thaw. the slayer of Stan White. must return t4> the asylum for the rrlminal Insane at Matteawan. This ia tl chauBor. 4?f the aupreme court. at N Y.. Iu tho matter of s applicatlon for roleaso on a wrlt of habcas corpam. ln v|4-w of this do4-ision Thaw's law "rara win apply for aauaaiaaalon to place him In soni?- other Institution. and by etipulathm with tho district attorm-y aer win ? the jaii hero untll a declslon la I. Jus Morschauser's declslon is as fol lows: "I am satlsflcd from the evidence addi: re me that i ' Many K. Thaw haa not changt-d. nnd I flnd that hi La now in and that ls is so manlfest as to at large. "I! - that Thaw was it due ? aa of law m that "iat he w vrh<>n ha - Btaaford Whita and if the Jury a< rn on that r blm coaaaaltl lunatli- asylum until a.: ? had the rtght to appi>ar ln -i.d he had the rlghl lo intr ' "1 b don* : >ne to lilm by Ivlng him of hls llbarty until auch > - ? - . law. "In liew <>f the existinp mental eon Of the . I nnd nt, UBtll or until such ibly certaio ? la n<> danger of a recnrrlni ' ordai K Thaw : Girfa Mother Accuses Preacher. A a< I lorcb. folk Im by tha rls ln Mr nfroated with laa to th- |f Kiri, ad ? and l to aecept the >B and let ti . drop with that actlon. I unonviatd hurch ln WllmlngtOB a sermon in which h : lynching. This waa J fore Oeorge Whita burn aar WlUnlngton, and waa I uned f4>r tha a At the meetlng of the I ln Jai -t. fi.rnial cha rrad aajarnal Rar. Uwood a was brouRht up f4.r trial in February awar for "uitohristian and unmln Ild'.l't." Child Fatally Burned In Hot Lard. ha. the two year ol;l daui'ht.-r of John A. IUdra. of Allentown, I'a.. dled 4>f burns r. ? hen she fell in a pan Of hot lard. IMdra is a baker. and he 1 forty pounds of lard ln a big pan to make doughnutP He placed the pan on tlw- <-ement pavenu-nt in the r.ar of hls shop to too) it off. A few minutes later hls llttle girl and a nelghbor's boy came romping through the bakery. playing tag. The girl tagged her companitm. and ln so dolng lost her balance and fell into the hot lard. She was pieked up im medlately and medlcal reliof aff Strange to aay, she aaaanad to biiffcr but llttle paln, hardly crl.-d and Mvaa* lost consclousness untll near the end. Broka Lega Turnlng Over In Bed. Miaa Margaret Kramer, of Piiiladel phla, fraotured both legs while turnlng over ln bed. Miss Kramer, who has been the guest of her brother, Dr. Charles F. Kramer, a promlnent drug gist. of Harrlsburg. Pa. for some time, has been suffering from rheumatism. The accldent. which occurrtnl ln the act of turnlng over. has attracted con slderable attention among medlcal man. Mae Wood Out On Bail. Mae C. Wood, tbe Omaha woman who aued Senator Thomas C. Platt for divorce, slleglng that ahe was aecretly married to hlm ia 1901. was released I from jall in New York in $500 bail Miaa Wood ls charged with perjury ln the teatlmony heard in the divorce caae. Historlc Church Damaged By Fire. During one of the moet severe Btorma that haa vlsited Philadelphia ln yeara the apire of the historlc Old ;Christ church, on Second street. above Market. waa struck by Ughtning and damaged by a reaulting fire to the ez> tent of $15,000. The famous old church was erected under a provisloual chryter granted by King Charles II to wTlIlam Penn for the creation of the provlnce of Penn? sylvania In 1695. Old Chnst's was the church of PfP/sldent VYaahington. Pres? ident Adams. Benjamln Franklln. Betsy Roaa. the Marquis de I^afayette. mem bera of the Contlnental Congresa and Revolutlonary heroea. Kvery preoaution was taken to pre vent the destruction of the historlc pews. church furniahlnga and recorda. and they were covered with canvasa and rubber blanketa. Becauae of the extreme height at which the fire atart ed. the flreinen bad great dlfCculty in reaching the blaze, which burned for nearly two hours. Before tho flames were aubdued they had burned the apire nearly down to the belfry. Dog's Victim la Dead. The fate the doctora at the Pasteur instltutc predicted for him on Monday overtoo.. William H. Marah. of Brook lyn. Wednesday nlght, when the well to do manufacturer of water meters died of hydrophobia. Hia end was peaceful, as he was put under the ln e of oplatea and was kept free from pain to the last. Mr. Marah contracted hydrophobia while carlng for an Injured water spaniel. Cnsuspecting at flrst. h*> he came worrled about his conditlon on Satunlay, when symptoms resembllng those of hydrophobia developed. By tbat tlme, however, the disease had prr>gri*''s.yl so far that there was no hope of checklng it. Mr Marsh hore up bravely. and busied himself wlnding up his per sonal affairs, until the paroxysms which began to aeize him lndu< ? adminlstration of oplates. In his In tervals of IreedOBB from paln h* farew.il to the m? - s fam lly. who had gather*.! at his BOaae, nnd made flnal dispo-sttion of his busl I affairs. Alfred G. Vanderbilt Divorced. hfra Kllen Fn-nrh Vanderbilt wa? grnnted an interloctitory decree ol froai Alfred C.wynue Y blM hy J Qonaaa in t . York on th< ? of I'avid afcClure, 11 who was : to take teel an.l determlne the fin.ling In t1 ? ? aaderbtlL Jus -man conflrme.l th. at Mr Vaaderbtlt ha;: ' ?lacoadnct ai that Mrs. Vand.rbilt be grant**d a ji:dgm? nt of ahaolata ree provldea thal Mrs Vanderbllt may marry during th* I Mr. Yanderhilt t> him from marrylnR darlag her llfe tlme. Ti * ,.,, h Vaa y child of tl.. w :?s ?? Yand*. rhilt. N". provision was BBBde for allBBOay ln tlu r waa Bubjecl ni ?? ? Two Boya Kilied By Trolley Car. Id Rothmaa, . : an.l Frank Culatto. . ight a trolley car at M.l. The l ?. ? ar. an.l. re would from the Wag raa them path Both tha < thougb In n skin of their little . broki n FallsOff HouseOnSIre; LatterMayDie Falling from a ii.llnjj that *ard Quiliin. n fell an.l hroke his arm and kt. out aeveral te.*th. Hia fal] tially broken by his father. w! holding a ladder for him. and whc talaed sev.-re lajurlea. Aj Can* tain Quiliin. on whom the son fell. la an eldeity man. lt ls feared tbat his lajurlea taaj prove fatal Ball Player Burat Blood Vessel; Dead. ? ou.s to make up f<>r an error ,isiy coaualtted. Joim H Parry an amateur hase ball play put forth so much effort ln a long throw from deep l.*ft aald to the home plate during a game !.. two local baaa ball teams that he hurst a blood vessel. and fell dead as the hall i tha catcher and put out the player who was trying to steal home. Fleet'a Coal Bill to Total f5.0O0.0OO. Approxlmately $5,000,000 is the estl mate of the cost of coal used by t lantic fleet when it shall have flnished Ita crulse around the w ? mate of the cost of coal necessary to niove the fleet from San Francisco to Hamp ton R.'n.ls !.y way of Honolulu. |fa> nila and the Suex canal has been re ported as amountlng to $2,039,000. Headache Tableta Kill Child. Mildred. the three-year old daughter of 1.,-wia Wllson. of Upper Sanduaky, O., found aome headache tablets at her home and ate about half a doten of them Wlthln a few mlnutes ahe waa taken with eonvulslons and de splte efforta of aeveral doctors to aave her llfe, died wlthin an hour after her mother found her. Led a Captured Deer By the Ear. A deer that had been driven by doga Into the river near Harrisburg. Pa, waa caught by Harry Stahler. keeper of a country atore, and led by the ear to hia atable. The does was full grown and had been puraued aeveral mi.ea b> the doga. Preacher Cavc Life to Save Son. Jackaonville. III., May 27.?Rev. S. H. Glaagow. for many yeara pastor of the Woodaon, 111., Presbyterian rhurch. waa drowned ln a atream n^ar that place after he had rescued his little aon. who bad been overcoroe by cramp while bathing. Tbe mlniater became eabauated and aank before aaalatance could arrlve. The body waa recovered. ?al ntii tm-f- aa ai ri>aa> aa .J an s an j.am aw ? *?? TnaTanTaerf 215^1^ , V?Taa""s"aS, TVTVTlTTfJl'tf Tltl IHiwHi ???'ew" Hi WILL PAY YOU=? * To interest yourself in promot ing the C1RCULATI0N of th RICHMOND PLANET ff ^jsi^ iF >'Ol WILL TALX WITH YOUR NEIGH BaafjaaaBflaBBBMaB>B*jBaBBa bors and ;:<rLK?g.' the** in* i>,f: flanei WE WILL HELP YOU TO OBTAIN A PREMIUM. M SHOULD YOU DESIRE ANY COLORED *$? JOURNAL IN THE UNITED STATES. WE WILL tt SEND IT TO YOU IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE ??< PLANET ATA GREATLY REDUCED RATE *?< FOR BOTH. IN ORDER TO FURTHER INCREASE OUR STEA DILY GROWING CIRCULATION WE WILL OFF WE WILL SEND YOU it^THE PLANEI AND THE ST LOUIS. MISSOUR1. SEMI-WEEKLY GLOBE DEMOCRAT. ONE OF THE LEADING REPUBLICAN JOURNAL5 IN THE UNITED STATES FOR $2.25 PER YEAR FOR BOTH. WE WILL SEND YOU THE PLANET AND THE COSMOPOLITAN MAGAZINE FOR $2.25 PER YEAR FOR BOTH. WE WILL SEND YOU THE PLANET AND McCLLRE'S MAGAZINE FOR $2.25 PER YEAR FOR BOTH. FOR TWO YEARLY SUBSCRIBERS OR THEIR EQUIVALENT. WE WILL SEND PIC TLRES. ONE ONLY. OF PRESIDENT THEO DORE ROOSEVELT. DR. BOOKER T. WASH INGTON. BATTLE OF SANTIAGO. LAND BAT TLE OF QUASIMAS NEAR SANTIAGO. JUNE 24, 1898. SHOWING THE MNTH AND TENTH COL? ORED CAY'ALRY IN SUPPORT OF ROUGH Rl DERS. S1ZE 20X28 AND 20X24 INCHES, LAND BATTLE AND CHARGE OF THE 24TH fc 25TH COLORED INFANTRY IN RESCUE OF ROUGH RIDERS AT SAN JUAN HILL, JULY 2. 1898. SIZE 20X28 AND 20X24 INCHES. ADMIRAL DEWEY'S GREAT NAVAL BATTLE OFF CAVITE IN MA NILA BAY. MAY 1ST. 1898. NAVAL BATTLE. DESTRUCTION OF ADMIRAL CERVERA'S SPANISH IT-EET OFF SANTIAGO DE CUBA, JU? LY 3RD. 1898. SIZE 22X28 INCHES; LAND BAT? TLE. CAPTURE OF EL CANEY. EL PASO AND FORTIFICATIONS OF SANTIAGO. JULY FIRST AND SECOND. 1898. SIZE 22X28 AND 22X27 INCHES. WE WILL SEND YOU ONE OF ANY OF THE FOLLOWING BATTLES OF THE C1VIL WAR ON THE SAME TERMS. THE PICTURES LUCE THE OTHER BATTLES ARE FINLSHED IN COLORS. THEY ARE 22X28 INCHES AND RE TAIL AT ONE DOLLAR EACH. WE WILL FURNISH FRAMES FOR ANY OF THLSE FINE CHROMOS FOR 2 DOLLARS & 50CTS. EACH AD DITIONAL. BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG. BAT TLE OF SHILOH. BATTLE OF FIVE FORKS. VA., BATTL? OF ATLANTA. GA.. BATTLE OF SPOTTSYLVANIA. VA.. BATTLE OF VICKS BURG. MISS.. BATTLE OF LOOKOUT MOUN TAIN TENN.. BATTLE BETWEEN THE MONI TOR AND THE MERRIMAC. BATTLE OF BULL RUN. VA.. BAITLE OF CHANCELLORSVILLE. BATTLE OF THE BIG HORN, (CUSTERS LAST CHARGE) STORMING OF FORT WAGNER. S. C. (COLORED TROOPS IN THIS FIGHT). BAT E OF NEW ORLEANS. LA.. CAPTURE AND ATH OF SHTING BULL THE GREAT IN DIAN CHIEFTAIN; FORT PrLLOW MASSACRE. FALL OF PETERSBURG. VA., BATTLE OF WIN CHESTER. VA.. BATTLE OF OLUSTEE. fLa. WE WILL SEND FAMILY RECORD. SIZE 22 BY 28. WHICH CONTAINS SPACE FOR PHOTO GRAPHS OF PARENTS AND TEN CHILDREN. WE WILL SEND SOLDIERS WAR RECORD (CER TIFICATE OF SERVICE IN UNITED .STATES AR? MY.) FOR FIVE NEW SUBSCRIBERS FOR ONE YEAR EACH. OR THEIR EQUIVA? LENT. WE WILL SEND YOU A COPY OF UN CLE TOM'S CABIN. THE MOST INTENSELY IN TEREJSTING BOOK IN THE COUNTRY. WE WILL SEND YOU A GOLD-PLATED BROOCH WITH YOUR PICTURE THEREIN, YOU TO FURNISH THE PHOTOGRAPH. ONE FOUN TAIN PEN, GOLD POINT; ONE LADIES RING. ONE BREAST-PiN. GOLD FILLED; HALF DOZ EN LINEN HANDKERCHIEFS. ONE ALARM CLOCK. ONE DOZEN NAPKINS. ONE HALF DOZEN TOWELS. ONE CHOCOLATE POT ONE PAIR VASES, ONE PAIR KID GLOVES. ONE ! IAM ONE TURKEY. FOR TEN NEW SUBSCRIBERS WILL SEND ONE CHINA SET. THIRTY-ONE PIECES; ONE NECKLACE; DICKENS. SHAKES PEARE, BYRON WORKS; ONE UMBRELLA. ONE PLAIN GOLD RING. ONE PAIR LACE CURTAINS 1.000 ENVELOPES. 1.000 SHEETS OF PAPER PRINTED AND DELIVERED; ONE TOILET SET ONE HALF CORD OF SAWED WOOD. FOR TWENTY NEW SUBSCRIBERS GIVE ONE HANDSOME GOLD RING A ' IH OPALS. RUBIES OR PEARLS; ONE JEW ELRY BOX FINISHED IN GOLD OR SILVER* ONE SHJC SHIRT WAIST; ONE READY MADE DRESS. ONE GOLD WATCH. FILLED. WAR RANTED FOR TEN YEARS. ONE ROCKING ( I I.MR. ONE LOAD OF COAL. ONE GROSS OF SOAP. EITHER WASHING OR TOILET* ONE BARREL OF BEST FLOUR. ONE PAIR BLANK ETS, ONE MANICURE SET. ONE SEA.MSTRESS' RK BOX. ONE PAIR SHOES. GENTS OR LA DIES. FOR FORTY YEARLY SUB.SCRiBERS OR EQUIVALENT. WE WILL GIVE ONE SEW 1NG MACH1NE, ONE DIAMONu RING ONE GOLD WATCH, ONE PAIR FINE GOLD EAR RINGS. ONE MUSIC BOX. ONE PHONOGRAPH ONE READY MADE DRE>SS. ONE SUIT OF GEN TI-EMEN'S CLOTHES. ONE GOLD-HEADED CANE, ONE GOLD-HEADED UMBRELLA ONE CHINA SET. ONE DOZEN SILVER-PLATED KNIVES AND FORKS. ONE HATRACK ONE SILK DRESS. ONE WEEK'S TRIP TO THE SEA SHORE. RAILROAD FARE AND HOTEL BILl PAID. FOR ANY RICHMOND WORKER. THESE OFFERS MAY BE TAKEN ADVAN TAGE OF BY SENDING ONE OR TWO SUB SCRIBER'S NAMES AT A TIME. WE WILL KEEP A RECORD OF THEM; AS SOON AS THE RL^UISITE NUMBER IS OBTAINED WE WILL FORWARD THE PRESENT INDICATED A PERSON WHO TRIES TO GET FORTY SUB.SCRIBERS AND GETS TIRED MAY INDI CATE HIS WISH AND WE WILL SEND THE PRESENT FOR THE NUMBER HE HAS SE CURED OVER FIVE. THE NUMBER WILL BE FOR NOT LESS THAN FIVE NOR MORE ^HAN TEN AND NOT LE.SS THAN TEN NOR IV AND NOT LESS THAN THAN FORTY. TO DET' WHICH THE WORKER HAN TWENTY TY NOR MORE THE PRIZE TO m fd. .tylF ANYTHING IS DESIRED NOT SPECI FIED IN THIS UST. WR1TE US ABOUT IT AND WE WILL TELL YOU IN WHAT CLASS IT BE LONGS. ?>?>? ADDRESS ALL ORDERS TO 444 JOHX MITCHELL, JRM 3(1 North Fo4?rth Street, RICHMOND, VIRGINIa. ?H4I-MI Hat4#? -Ma*** ?>4?4?4a **' W ? *?$'