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N. Y.
Muddled Situation Devoid of
Spectacular Develop
ments Yesterday
Impeached Official Spends Unevent
ful Day—Rumors of Wild Devel
opments Prove Without
Real Foundation
Albany, N. Y., August 19.—Expecta
tion that the reconvening of the leg
islature today would be productive of
spectacular developments in the mud
dled governorship situation failed of
realization. Rumors that acting Gov
ermnor Glynn would submit a message
bearing in some way upon his official
status drew large crowds to the Capi
tol, but few members appeared.
In the 10-minute session of the as
sembly concurrent resolutions were in
troduced looking to the punishment for
contempt in refusing to answer ques
tions before the Frawley investigating
committee of Louis A. Sarecky, Gover
nor Sulzer’s private secretary, during
the gubernatorial campaign, and Fred
erick L. Colwell, who Is alleged to have
been Mr. Sulzer’s “dummy” in certain
stock transactions. *
The Judiciary committee was called
upon to take up action on charges
affecting the integrity of the assembly
suid to have made by James C. Gar
Transacts No Business
The senate transacted no business,
Both houses adjourning until tomorrow.
Most of Acting Governor Glynn's time
was taken up by private conferences
with democratic leaders, who were said
to be advising him in the formulation
of a definite programme.
Governor Sulzer's day was uneventful
except for hi's appointment of a new
commission to ascertain the mental
condition of a patient confined in the
Auburn state prison under sentence
of death.
.Special significance attaches to this
action from the fact that however the
commission may find, it might*open the
door to court proceedings to test the
validity of the governor's act.
Governor Sulzer seemed unperturbed
over the opinion of Attorney General
Carmody upholding the contention that
he is unlawfully exercising the func
tions of chief executive, pending the
outcome of the impeachment proceed
nigs. He preserved his policy of
silence adopted since the Impeachment
proceedings were Instituted.
Lawyers Selected
Former Senator Kdgar T. Brackett
and Kugeno Lamb Richards, counsel
‘ for the Frawle.v committee. W. r desig
nated special counsel to assist the
assembly managers of tlie Impeachment
trial at a meeting held this afternoon
It was said that additional counsel
would tie named tomorrow. It ,\as said
tliut additional counsel would be named
tomorrow. The names of John l-i
Stanch field and William Travers Je
rome are mentioned most prominently
in this connection. A statement issued
‘by the assembly managers says:
"The hoard wishes It known that it
Is exeremcly desirous that the pro
ceedings shall be conducted in a full,
fair and Impartial manner.
"Tile proofs will be squarely pre
sented to tlie high court of impeach
ment, and tile only issue is tin. guilt
or innocence of the Impeached gover
nor. Technicalities will not be indulged
In by the managers. The trim must
lie trill anil tree. The people are en
titled to know, and will know Un
Honors Requisition
Trenton. N. J., August 19.—Acting
Governor Felder today honored a requi
sition issued by Governor Sulzer of
New York, last Friday for the extra
dition of William Thomas, alias "Bull"
Fitzsimmons, who is now under arrest
in Jersey City. Thomas Is under in
dictment for murder In the first de
gree. The requisition was recognized
zy Governor Fielder upon the ground
that he lias received no official noti
fication that Governor Sulzer is dis
qualified from acting as chief execu
Refused to Give lip Prisoner
Troy. N. Y.. August 19.—Sheriff Snell
of Rensselear county, tonight refused
to surrender to New Jersey officials
Dominick Delappe, alias “Kid Dyna
mite." wanted in Jersey on a charge of
shooting Thomas Conroy, president of
the Plumber's union. Detectives from
Jersey City presented extradition pa
llors signed by Governor Sulzer. Sheriff
Snell refused to recognize the appers.
Pensacola. Fla.. August 19.—Charles H.
Vlllar, a wharf builder and contractor, to
day found an Iron chest burled in the
shallow waters or Bayou Chico, above tile
railroad trestle. When opened the chest
was found to contain Spanish doubloons
and silver pieces estimated to total be
tween $7000 and $10,000. It Is believed the
treasure may have been buried by the
ptrntes who made the bayou their rendez
vous, or by some of the early settlers
during one of the numerous foreign in
Two Adult Sections are Taught by
The teaching of two sections, adult
and .superintendent, by ladies was the
feature of the regular weekly meeting
of the Men’s graded union held yester
day evening at the First Methodist
church. The adult section was taught
by Mrs. W. K. Starbuck, and the su
perintendent’s section by Mrs. N. A.
Barrett, general superintendent of
cradle roll was held. The third sec
tion, the boys, was taught by ,T. S.
The meeting convened at 6:45 o’clock
with a devotional service under the
leadership of the Rev. J. A. Leaver,
pastor of the East Lake Cumberland
Presbyterian church, after which the
training class lesson was taught by R.
C. Foster.
The address of the evening was made
by the* Rev. A. K. Wright, pastor of
the Ensley Baptist church. He spoke
on “Prayer In Personal Work.”
No important questions arose for set
tlement and only routine business was
transacted. A large number of mem
bers attended the meeting last night.
Navy Ensign Weds Texas Girl
MANDENsyw Pm ora
Not unlike time nnd the well known tides, the United States Navy waits
for no man, eAen though the pleasant duties of getting married lie before lilm.
This habit of the navy was responsible for the rather hasty marriage of Miss
Selena Shumard Carden, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George A. Carden, of
Dallas, Texas, to Ensign Garnet S. Hillings, son of Representative and Mrs.
Willis J. Hulhigs, of Oil City, Pa., which took place in New York.
(Continued from Piicp One)
wanted a picture. Again Thaw balked. He
could not consent to it—could not even
consider it—until he put on a clean shirt
and collar. He explained that he had
had no opportunity to change his clothes
since leaving Matteawan.
Thaw's two companions surpassed hfcn
in reticence. All the newspapers could
get was a description of each. One of
them is five feet, eight or nine inct>53
tall, smooth faced ’•vith dark hair and
eyes and heavy set. The other Is about
the salne height, lighter in build and of
fair complexion.
Ii. K. Thawr, whos£ spectacular 'flight
from the Mattewan asylum ended today
with his arrest at Coaticook may be sent
hock to New York on either of two
grounds, namely: ,
Fim—Through deportation proceedings
under the dominion law’ which provides.
“No immigrant shall be permitted to
lend in Canada who is feeble minded, an
idiot or epileptic or wtjo is insane or who
has hail an attack ot insanity within five
years; nor shall any immigrant be so
landed who is deaf and dumb or blind or
ii firm unless he belongs to a family ac
companying him or already in Canada
which gives security satisfactory to the
minister and in conformity with the reg
ulations in tliat behalf for his permanent
support if admitted to Canada."
Second—Through extradition prooeed
•ligfc, instituted by the state of New York
and conducted by the proper federal au
thorities on a warrant- for Thaw’s arrest
charging him of bribery. He cannot be
extradited on the warrant already issued
in New York charging conspiracy, in the
opirion of the authorities, because exist
ent treaties deal only with the brand
of conspiracy relating to revolt against
tbe master of a ship on the high seas. A
new warrant charging bribery, the au
thorities believe, would have to be sworn
May Not Deport Him
iiHie is, or course, a possibility that
Canada will not deport Mm and will de
cline to honor an extradition requisition
issued by the United States. To these
possibilities the wealthy slayer of Stan
ford White addressed his attention and
that of his counsel tonight, preparatory
to hi hearing in his case set for two.
After his first flush of excitement. Thaw
has been quiet. This has been due almost
wholly to his counsel, W. U. Shurtleff,
hurriedly retained, after Thaw' had been
arrested by the village constable. Shunt
leffs admonition not to talk checked the
prisoner's speech as effectually as a gag.
Before .Shurtleff was retained, however.
Thaw see-sawed with declarations that
he was Thaw and he w’as not Thaw. He
frankly admitted l;is identity when first
iet0<Lte^ ye* offe,’e(l to bet the constable
$10 that he wasn’t Thaw' when Arrested.
He told the deputy sheriff who caused
his arrest that he was Thaw, but stub
bornly resisted the suggesteion as to his
identity while in the jail at Coaticook,
only to break down in the end. acknowl
edge his name and send 'dispatches which
rivetted the already certain identification.
These telegrams were addressd to Mrs.
Mary Thaw, his mothr: to Roger O’Mara,
the T haw family detective, and others
who have played leading roles in his at
tempts to obtain liberty by legal means.
The keen wit and eye of a rural deputy
sheriff enmeshed Thaw once more in the
pi ocesses of the luwr, and while the crack
detectives of eastern cities were seeking
him the village; cc nstable 'here took him
into custody.
Heard Conversations
Burleigh H. Kelsea, deputy sheriff of
Koos county,. N. H„ boarded a Maine
Centra! train at Lancaster last night and
sat down in the smoker to read his paper.
He was well on Ills way to Colebrook, his
home, when he heard the conversation of
men in tile seat behind him. They were
asking one another the name of the coun
ty seat of the county through which they
were passing. None of them knew.
A well built man of erect figure, whose
dark hair was slightly sprinkled with gray
and Into whose eyes there was stamped
an unusual stare, arose and came to Kel
sea's seat. The stranger wanted to know
the name of the county seat. Something
In his manner, or it may have been the
strange light in his eyes—Kelsea doesn't
recall which—caused the deputy to .study
the face before 1dm. He hud seen It be
fore somewhere, he thought. As he groped
back Into his recollection for the answer
his eyes fell to the open newspaper In
his lap.
Kelsea started. On the page before him
was the picture of the man who^was
speaking. It was labelled In flaring’type,
with the name "Harry K. Thaw."
There was no mistaking it. The man
and the picture were one. Kelsey fooked
at his questioner silently.
"You don t know who I am. do you?”
asked the stranger quickly.
“I think I could give a good guess,”
Kelsey replied.
“Who am I?”
"You’re Thaw—Harry Iv. Thaw."
The stranger’s eyelids flickered a sec
“1 am Thaw," he said in the same quiet,
even tone.
"But you don’t want me. you couldn't
do anything with me. I was acquitted of
that murder and they can't extradite
Taking his cue from Thaw, the deputy
replied with equal quietude.
“No. I guess not. Where are you go
“1 am going to Canada,” Thaw said.
"Then I’m going to cross the water.”
Thaw Resumes Seat
The conversation ended with Thaw’s
resuming his seat. Kelsey got off, as
he had planned, at Colebrook. One of
three men with Thaw got off, too, Kelsey
thinks to shadow him. Kelsey went home
and a few minutes later was off in a
high powered automobile in a whirlwind
chase for the train.
Thaw and his companions alighted at
Hereford with the deputy burning the
read a few miles behind them. At Here
ford. Thaw hired a liveryman's team
and drove over the international line
into the Canadian woods. After a five
mile trip that seemed purposeless the
Oliver became suspicious of Ids fares and
refused to go any' farther. It was dark,
but Thaw and his companions did not
balk at this. They paid the liveryman,
dismissed him and by starlight they be
gan to make their way through the forest
to the open.
They found a farmer’s house and Thaw
offered the farmer $9 to drive the trio to
the village of Hermenegiide-Garford. It
was a short drive and Thaw and his two
friends were in their rooms at the village
hotel at 10:30 o’clock.
Learned of Arrival
Kelsey’s road lay through the village,
too. He quickly learned of the arrival
of the three strangers and telephoned
the police at Coaticook. The police, con
sisting of the village constable, decided
to let Thaw sleep. At 6 o’clock this
morning, however, he went to Hermene
gilde-Garford and placed the three men
ui der arrest. After Thaw’s arrest Kelsey
telegraphed the asylum authorities at
Matteawan claiming the reward.
‘T’m not Thaw,” were the fugitive’s
first words to the constable. “I’ll bet
you $10 I’m not.”
Notwithstanding. Thaw and his friends
were bundled into an automobile and
w hisked away to Coaticook. There Thaw
was put in the village lockup, the con
stable standing guard at the door. Thaw
sent out word he wanted a lawyer and
W. L. Shurtleff w*as summoned. His
first words were an admonition to his
client not to talk to reporters.
Before Thaw had been long In the lock
up he admitted his identity. His com
panions, however, declined to say any
thing about themselves. ,
After Thaw and his counsel had spent
an hour or more in consultation Thaw
was taken for a hearing to the office of
Justice (if ttie Peace Dupuis and formally
arraigned on the following indictment:
“That Harry Thaw was legally convict
ed and confined for life and unlawfully
escaped from the penitentiary.”
Justice Dupuis conducted the affair
briefly. Thaw heard the Indictment read.
That was all. He was not permitted to
enter a plea. Before Ills astonished law
yer could enter an objection the court
had ordered him committed without bail
to the Sherbrooke jail for hearing tomor
Crestfallen, Thaw went back to the
Coaticook lockup to await the coming of
the 2:30 train for Sherbrooke. The as
surances of his lawyer failed of comfort
and he refused food. Later, when he
was taken to the railway station his ap
petite came to him and he ate a hard
belled egg and two sandwiches before the
interested gaze of a goodly proportion of
Coaticook’s population.
The crowds that hung at Thaw's heels
at Coaticook were puny in comparison
with the throngs that greeted him on his :
arrival here. Most of Sherbrooke's 18,-1
000 inhabitants swarmed to the station
and greeted him with a mighty cheer.
Good Natured Welcome
They almost overwhelmed him with their
good-natured welcome. In the ensuing
rush lie and his guards had to tight their
way to the automobile watting to take
him to Jail.
“Let him go,” the crowd shouted again
and again. Thaw smiled and bowed in
At the jail Thaw was given the best
cell In the place, permitted to smoke, and
allowed to send out for his supper.
To reporters who accompanied him from
Coaticook to Hherbrooke, Thaw showed
what he claimed to be transportation
Killing of A. M. Armstrong
Near Ross’ Landing is
Shrouded in Mystery
Selma, August 19.—(Special.)—Infor
mation regarding the killing of a
white man, A. M. Armstrong, which oc
curred in Wilcox county during the
past week down the Alabama river was
obtained here Tuesday. The killing oc
curred near Ross’ landing and is
shrouded in mystery.
Mr. Armstrong was a passenger on
the Alabama river boat from Mobile,
which reached Selma last Saturday. He
left the boat at Ross’ lariTling for the
purpose of going into the interior
country to secure right of ways for
the proposed Gulf, Florida and Ala
bama Railroad company.
Just at the landing where Mr. Arm
strong left the boat the river curves
and there is a deep cut-in and the
boat after passing some 15 or 20 miles
up the river, almost rubs against the
same spot of Ross' landing, only a
couple of miles through the country.
It was at this nearest point that some
one got on the boat and told of the
death of Mr. Armstrong, who had left
it just a short while before.
A strange coincidence in reference to
the murder of Mr. Armstrong is that
about two years ago, another railroad
man left a river boat at the same
landing and was murdered In almost
the Identical spot where the mutilated
body of Mr. Armstrong was found. The
sheriff of Wilcox county is working on
the case and hopes to ferret out the
mysterious killing of the railroad man.
through the Dominion to Detroit. He did
not permit close examination of the pa
pers he displayed and his claim could
not be verified. Thaw seemed to be en
tirely familiar with the laws of the coun
try and cited the Jack Johnson case in
support of his contention that he could
not legally be held or deported.
Compares Two Cases
Sharon, Pa., August 19.—Attorney W. H.
Davis, who represented Miss OttIUte
Schneider, who -escaped from Matteawan
in November, 1911, and was afterwards
captured here, in discussing the question
raised by New York lawyers as to wheth
er Harry K. Thaw is immune from ar
rest and cited the Schneider case, says
that Miss Schneider was a fugitive from
justice on charges of assault in the first
degree, she having shot Dr. Frederick
Bierhoff in New York city. She had never
been tried for the crime, but was ad
judged insane before being- tried, so that
extradition papers were served on her as
a fugitive from justice. It is on this
account that Attorney Davis declares that
Schneider case is quite different from that
of Thaw.
Leave for Sherbrooke
Poughkeepsie, N. Y., August 19—Dis
trict Atto?ney Edward Conger, Sheriff
Hornbeck and former District Attorney
Mack left toiright for Sherbrooke, Quebec,
with the avowed intention of taking Har
ry Thaw Into custody and returning him
either to the Dutchess county jail or Mat
teawan asylum.
The officials have a warrant charging
conspiracy- issued by Justice Morsehau
ser. and if It is found Thaw cannot be
extradited on a conspiracy charge, a new
warrant charging bribery will be applied
for and an attempt made to extradite the
fugitive on that charge.
The district attorney hopes, however,
that Canada will deport Thaw and in so
doing land him over the International line
in New York instead of in New Hamp
shire or Vermont. Should this be done,
Mr. Conger and his associates will be
waiting on the line to take Thaw into
custody and bring him back. They don't
want him returned in another state than
New York because lie would then have
an opportunity to attempt to prove ho
is sane and tedious litigation and delay
would follow.
Description of Men
Sheriff Hornbook and District Attorney
Congres went to Matteawan this after
noon to get a complete description of
the five men—Richard Butler, Roger
Thompson, Eugene Duffy, Michael
O'Keefe and Thomas Flood—who. It Is al
leged, aided Thaw to escape. The offi
cials inquired also as to the 'ownership
of an automobile which they believe was
used as a. pathfinder for the Thaw car
last Saturday.
Chief of Police McCabe ascertained that
this car made the tour from Matteawan
to Connecticut and return last Saturday
to pick out the best roads for Thaw.
District Attorney Conger learned the
number of the car and communicated with
Secretary of State May as to Its owner
skip. It was found that the number was
that of three auto trucks. The oftlcluls
believe the number was taken from one
of the trucks and used on the pathfinder.
Howard Barnum. the Matteawan guard
who opened the gute when Thaw made his
escape, had nothing to say when notified
that Thaw had been captured. Barnum
will be given a hearing Thursday on
charges of bribery, conspiracy and neg
lect of duty.
May Be Extradited
Washington, August 19.—Harry Thaw
may be extradited from Canada on a
wurrant charging bribery, but there Is no
provision in any of the Anglo-American
treaties for extradition on a charge of
conspiracy except as it relates to con
spiracy to mutiny on the high seas. There
is no provision for extradition on the
charge of fugitive from justice.
The foregoing are the views of state
department officials. In none of the
treaties Is their cloture clause which
wotdd permit the arrest of a fugitive who
got across the border just ahead of his
Such a provision did exist in an old
treaty with Mexico once. Immigration
authorities here believe Thaw could be
detained and returned to the United
States by the Canadian immigration au
thorities as an insane man or an unde
sirable alien.
They have no definite information of
the provisions of the Canadian law.
May be Asked Under Treaty
Extradition for bribery could be asked
under a provision of the treaty of 1905,
which, however contains the qualifica
tion that the bribery must be "defined
to be the offering, giving or receiving of
bribes made criminal by the laws of
both countries." That, officials point out,
makes it essential to Thaw's extradition
that any criminal act with which he
would be charged must also be a crim
inal act with which he would be charged
must also be a criminal one under the
Canadian code.
The succession of treaties between the
United States and Great Britain under
which extradition from Canada would op
erate, makes provision for many crimes,
but curiously enough does not provide
for conspiracy in the general acceptance
of the term, because Great Britain de
clined to Include even at the urgent rep
resentations of the United States. An
other provision makes it necessary, in
the opinion of officials, to present to the
extradition court evidence of the crime
on which extradition might be asked.
Any request for extradition would neces
sarily come through the governor of New
York und that would confront the fed
eral government with the need of recog
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fice in the Sulzer case. No request for j
extradition has been made today.
Guardian Notified
Pittsburg, August 19.—It is probably that
Roger O'Mara, guardian of Harry K.
Thaw and former superintendent of Pitts
burg police, will leave here shortly for
Canada to look after certain interests of
his ward. O’Mara received a telegram
today from Thaw as fellows:
“Am under arrest. Advise."
Mr. O’Mara sent a lengthy telegram to
Thaw in reply. In this telegram O’Mara
told Thaw to hire the best legal talent;
not to worry and to feel assured that
everything possible was being done.
O’Mara denied that Thaw had wired to
Pittsburg today for a large sum of money
and stated that Thaw did not need money
at this time. He said, however, that
Thaw may have directed such a request
to his mother at Cresson, Pa.
Mr. O’Mara tonight went to bed early
with the announcement that he wanted
rest as he "expected a hard day’s work
Earlier in the day Mrs. Mary C. Thaw,
mother of Harry K. Thaw, talked with
Mr. O’Mara over the long distance tele
phone. Mrs. Thaw was preparing then
to go to the Thaw summer home at Cres
son. At that time Mrs. Thaw told O’Mara
she was ignorant of the whereabouts of
her son, but she wished for Mr. O’Mara
to join him, and escort him to Cresson.
O’Mara Skeptical
When word was flashed from Coaticook,
Quebec, that Thaw had been captured, Mr.
O'Mara, for a time was skeptical. Later
Thaw's message to him dispelled all
doubt. It was learned that O'Mara has
received opinions from prominent attor
neys that Thaw cannot be held In Can
ada. It was stated Thaw might be de
ported as an undesirable providing he did
not hold a tieket to a point outside the
borders of Canada. In any event, it was
said. Thaw would have to be sent to the
point in the United States from which he
entered Canada.
Mr. O’Mara stated that former Gov.
William A, Stone of Pensylvania, personal
counsel for Thaw, who is said to be at
an Isolated fishing camp in Tioga coun
ty. had not been summoned to take up
the matter.
Leave for Canada
Pittsburg, August 19.—According to in
formation received here this morning from
Cressou. Pa., Mrs. Mary C. Thaw, mother
of Harry K. Thaw, lias a telegram from
her daughter, Mrs. George Uauder Car
negie, from New York as follows:
"We (herself and husband) are leaving
for Canada. Hope O'Mara (Thaw's guard
ian) has left." .
Law Very Plain '
New York, August 19.—Before sailing
tonight for England, Sir Richard Mc
Bride, prime minister of British Colum
bia, made the following statement rela
tive to the status of Harry Thaw and the
Canadian government;
"The law Is very plain. An Insane man
coming from foreign territory cannot re
main on British soil. Therefore, the Ca
nadian authorities will have to turn Thaw
over to the l'nited States authorities at
the border. They may turn him over to
the authorities of any state touching the
border and this might as well t* New
Y'ork as any other state.
"Although I understand that Thaw did
not land on Canadian soil from New York
state, he will, of course, bo deported from
Canada at any point the authorities se
New York. August ID.—The big black
car In which Harry Is. Thaw lied from
Matteawan was abandoned at the farm
house of John I. Rankin, near Roches
ter, N. H., Monday noon, according ‘to
advices received here tonight by the men
who drove the car. They asked permis
sion to place the car in the Rankin sta
ble. saying another man would call for
it. They paid $2.25 and promised that
more would be forthcoming when the ma
chine was called for.
I-eaving the Rankin home the men took
an electric car half a mile away It Is
believed one of the men was Thaw. The
car is a six-cylinder, seven-passenger ve
hicle, license New York 34294. There was
no gasoline in the tank.
fContlnurd from Rage One)
recall talking about my affairs with .Miss
Warrington. 'I’ve got to go awuy from
here,' I told her. ‘Things are getting
too hot for me.' She did not want me to
go. I told her I had to, that I had a
future, a family and a business to pro
tect and that I was going to Dos An
gelos for a while and give the public and
decent order a chance to die down.
"A few days later she called me up
on the telephone and asked me why I
was still In town. I told her that I had
some buildings In course of erection and
that there were details likewise I had
to look to.
Police Complained
“Nearly a week before we went to Reno
Diepenbroeck, my landlord, told me that
the Janitor of the building and the po
liceman on the beat bad complained to
him about my taking girls to my office.
“The same week, 1 took an automobile
ride with Miss Warrington on the upper
Stockton road. We saw another machine
behind us and listened. 1 told her it was
my father with an officer of the juvenile
court. We rode 50 miles an hour for some
minutes. We then left them.
"My/ father was in town then and I
knew he was looking for me. The girl
said: ‘Believe me, you are not goitjg away
and leave me here.*
" ‘Do just as you please,' I sakl. Tm
going and I'm going alone. I've got too
good a family here. I've got to think of
them. I have lots before me In tills town
and I want this to blow over.'
“Marsha said to me she's got to go. too,
and Miss Norris with her. Miss Norris
never would have gone to Reno if Miss
Warrington hadn't insisted on It from the
Father Angry
"I got the machine,” continued Diggs,
"and rode around In it all day, calling
at O’Brien’s saloon from time to time
‘That father of yours is a terror," O’Brien
told me. ’He’s running around here like
a maniac. "It’s a place like this that ruin
young men," says he. '"I’ll have you
closed if It takoH the last cent I’ve got." '
"I went to hiding What O'Priori told
me, on top of what Diepenbrook had said,
scared me. I told O’Brien I’d heard my
father was looking for me with a police
man, and he said that was true.
"Later, I learned from my uncle that
my father was gone, and 1 came out of
hiding. Miss Warrington and Miss Norris
had visited at my hotel.
"On March 3 I met Camlnetti and Mar
shall Diggs, my uncle, with Miss Nor
ris and we talked things over. Miss Nor
ris suggested that I leave town. 1 ex
plained the difficulty of doing that. Bus
iness men had placed several hundred
thousand dollars In contracts In my hands.
"My uncle said I should go home *.o
my wife and quit running around and
leave other women alone. Miss Norris In
sisted that I’d best leave town. My uncle
told me my wife knew about my af
"The next day Camlnetti came to my
hotel and said:
" 'That father of your's is a terror. He
called me on the phone to ask where
you were and when I told him I did not
know, he called me a liar and told me he’d
have me fired out of my job. that 1
wasn’t lit to he working for the state
board of control.’
"Cam told me his wife had been after
him. that she hail told him she was going
to Judge Hughes for a Warrant, that
things had gone far enough.
Wouldn’t Speak to Him
"On the Wednesday night before we left
for Reno my uncle called on me to go
home. As I was entering the house I met
Cominetti leaving. He wouldn’t speak
to me.
“I had dinner and went down when
again Cam told me what my wife had
been doing to him. 'You’ve been a snake
to me for four years/ he said she told
him. 'Now I’m going to show you what
a real serpent Is, I’m going to cause you
untold trouble.'
“Cam said she had called from he
house by the telephone. He said he was
so scared when he went In that he hid
behljid a door when he saw her coming
until he was sure she didn’t have a gun.
“That same night I saw O'Brien, too.
He told me that he’d heard through Mar
sha Warrington’s uncle that her father
had suid he’d heard she was going with
a married man, that he was suspicious of
men. and that he'd swore that 1f he ever
found us together he’d kill us both.”
The direct examination concluded with
out any questions about the purchase < f
tickets to Reno, the trip on the train or
the three days in the Reno bungalow.
Police Asked to Locate Man Who Dis
appeared From Home Monday.
Left Note Intimating Suicide
Up to a late hour last night the po
lice had not located K. L. Cartwright,
2610 Avenue H, who disappeared yes
terday morning, leaving a note Inti
mating that he was going to commit
suicide. The note of Mr. Cartwright
“Dear, I am sorry to have to do
what I am going to do, but I failed to
get money today, and when you get thl3
T will be dead. I hope you will get
along all right. Tf I am found don't
claim me, or worry about me, for E
have failed to get work where I could '
make a living for yourself and the
children. God knows I love them. Good
bye. E. U C."
Mrs. Cartwright informed the police
yesterday morning about 11 o’clock of
hre husband’s disappearance, and tho
note whicli threatened suicide, but upon
investigation Mr. Cartwright still re
mains among the missing. The police
believe that Mr. Cartwright has left
the city instead of committing suicide.
On this theory they have notified other
cities to be on the watch for Mr.
Serious Flood
Berlin, August 19—Germany is facing
serious floods as the nesult of continuous
heavy rainstorms. The Vistula and
other Silesian rivers are out of their
banks. Several towns and a great acre
age of grain have been inundateI. Crop
losses already are heavy.
Much damage is reported from Rle
sengebeirge. a mountainous region be
tween Bohemia and Prussian Silesia.
The person who only makes both ends meet is losing
ground. Let us help you to accumulate a reserve. By
systematically depositing only $5.00 a month, your bal
ance at the encl of five years,
with interest compounded
quarterly, will amount to ap
proximately $325.00.
Our Savings Department is
open every day during regular
banking hours and from 4 un
til 8 p. m. on Saturdays.
Traders National Bank
JOHN H. FRYE, President
3d Ave. and 20th Street Birmingham, Ala.

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