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er, 1V.uk In? Boattic: County Officers Jar roll find Flynn and Detectives \\':-cn n;id WiiiBhlro, of tho Richmond Vorce. ?who have worked on the ease from the beginning, and whose testimony yesterday afternoon proved In many respects the most damaging. Sergeant Wiltshire directly stated that the Inrge spot In the rond could net have been caused by blood dripping from the car as described by Beattle. Both of the oflleers considered that there were many llaw6 In the story of the husband of the murdered woman. Beattle Vcrj Calm. Beattle showed no emotion what? ever. His Iron nerve has not failed Mm. When relensed from the witness stand he lighted and Inhaled one cigarette after another, loiter he bor? rowed a paper, but did not rond much. At one hitch In the proceeding's, while waiting for a witness, he was noticed looking at the "Mutt and Joff" car? toons in an afternoon paper. The ride through old Manchester, where he must have been known by tdKht to most of those passed by tho car. was taken with equal lack of any emotion. Seated on tho buck seat between Wren and Wiltshire, with County Officer Flynn In uniform stand? ing up, and County Officer Jarrell <>n the front seat, every passerby real? ized that he was under arrest, and the streets throncefl with newsboys crying the It teat extra with details of the Inquest In a cloud of dust sev? eral oars followed with Defective Cap? tain McMahon, Ca.itnln George Pollock, Mayor D. C. Richardson. Chief of Po? lice Werner. Police Commissioners Manning and Gordon, Special Agent Schcrer, of tho Chesapeake and Ohio, n star witness of yesterday afternoon, mid a number of other otliccrs, private and public, who have worked on the case in one form or another. The proceedings at tile City Jail were brief. The county of Chester? field, which has Its .tall at the court bou?e, far in the country, has a . per? manent arrangement for commitment j of prisoners arrested on the outskirts of South Richmond In the Richmond | jail, pending their hearing before n magistrate. Beattle is. therefore, held on a warrnnt for the Chestcrtlold au? thorities, lie was searched in the .?na. \vr-y and assigned to a private room on the second llbor, comfortably, if plainly furnished, reserved for those i.waiting trial, and not yet convicted of any crime. His hrother, Douglas Beattle, was allowed to stay with him Cor a time. Though Impressed with iL. grav.Uy of the situation, he also maintained his even nerve, both dur? ing the priling Inquest und at the Jalli The white-haired father, one of the most respected and well-to-do merchants of South Hichmond, who had sat by his boy throughout tho day, at times suggesting a whispered ques? tion to hi." attorney, showed no traco save the ever-deepening lines of n strongly marked face. Declares Ills Innocence, Though no longer on the stand an a wltn -ss. young Beattle hns the right I to be ? r cut to-day when the coro- I tier's jury continues Its Investigation into the ciicumstances surrounding the I death of hla wife. By advice of coun? sel, he made no formal statement for publication, but both on and e,ff tho j witness stand maintained his inno? cence. He admitted he had known for two .lays that the charge would be made, that his arrest was only a matter of time, and that tho whole energy of the police and special agents wns devoted ... making out a caso against him. in one sense he seemed n little relieved that an uncertainty banging over his head for the past two days hud ended, and hu could now settle di .-p to a battle with the array of accusing facts brought against him in a court of Justice In which the law gives him the benefit of the doubt. I llo was represented yestorday by J lurry M. Smith, Jr., whose chief part appeared to be to counsel Beattle to refuse to respond le. certain lines of questioning, especially us regarded his relations with the Blnford woman. Mr. Smith asserted that thes^ ques? tions were evidently asked with a view ' to establishing a possible motive for the crime, and, therefore, might servo in some sense to Incriminate Beattle If he answered. The coroner ruled that the accused man bad a constitutional privilege to remain silent as to any question that might Incriminate himself, but made it i Sear that thin was the only ground on which he coild refuse to atlBWer, (is refusal otherwise would be con? tempt of. court. At itm i-.-'i'rf.-tt of Commonwealth's Attorney Gregory, and with the ap? proval of trie other county authorities, the Commonwealth is being aided in tht prosecution by Louis O. Wenden? burg, who took a leading part In the examination of witnesses yesterday, the battle resolving Itself to the spec- I taturs into a war of wits between two | widely known criminal lawyers, with a b'ghly dramatic background. Detective Scherer explained on the stand how he came Into the case at the request of Ben P. Owen on the lilght of the murder, Mr. Owen having, asked his aid In securing bloodhounds. Mr Scheret- afterward told of the con? ference of detectives and others after the- examination of young Beattle at the Loving home on Thursday after? noon. Scl.erer, Judge Gregory and sev? eral others, Including tho Richmond eletc.ctlvts, advised an immediate ar? rest, but that course was opposed then by Chief Werner, who desired to fol? low stlil further the gun clu<-s _e>n which be was working, und by Dctec 1!ve W. G. Baldwin, whose advice was ntlied, und who held tho ovldonco at j that time to bo Insufficient to justify nr. arrest. ?-rirntnal history in Virginia will hardly furnish u more dramatic scene th:.n that witnessed yosterdaj oh the lawn of Coroner J. G. Loving, on the ? Midlothian Road, a mile or more be? yond South Richmond. During the en tire morning Jury and lawyers sat oh the wide porch while Henry c. Beat tie, Jr., answered unflinchingly a ceaseless flro of questions, point ;ift, ?point being gone over In the minutest detail, r.rst by Judge Gregory, Com? monwealth's Attorney, and then by Louis O. Wondehburg, associate coun? sel for the prosecution. from the start the hearing was an? tagonistic to Beattle. He was askeM at every turn how he could explain some ?teeming discrepancy. Sometimes his explanation was ready, sometimes he was unable to account for certain ap? parently Irreconcilable circumstances Blood on tho.back of his coat furnished I. topic of much discussion. Beattle was uncertain whether he had hla coat on Or off at the time of the mur ter. The position of u,0 alleged ri? aailant and the manner of hin attack wer? also much emphasised. The oar Itself was put in evidence. \, w^ drawn up beside the pore* and young Leiittlc s-teppud Into It. taklr," the ?Ucrlng wheel and demountrating how This is simply a closing out of sum? mer suits-?our way of always having a NEW store-?our way of making new friends and ]? pleasing old ones. No goods allowed to hiber? nate at this place. We change the price ticket to a walking ticket. Here goes? Ml i F .en's Summer Suits $38.00 and $35.00 Suits at. ?24. $30.00 and $28.00 Suits at $25.00 and $22.50 Suits at $20.00 and $18.00 Suits at . ^ $16.50 and $15.00 Suits at. $ 9, All regular Berry-made this season's gannunls. 50c Four-in-Hand Scarves at 3 and. 4 for a Dollar. and At Just a Third Off The Dunlap and Henry Heath included. $10 Panamas at .. j $7.50 Panamas at $5 Straws at . $4 Straws at. . .$6.67 ..$5.00 ..$3.34 . .$2.67 $3.50 Straws at .$2.33 $3.00 Straws at .$2.00 $2.50 Straws at .$1.67 $2.00 Straws at .$1.33 All Children's Sailor Straws at one-third off. Hunan's $6 and $6.50 black, tan and patent fl? Q?" leather Oxfords at t]j4??t) Berry's black, tan patent leather $5 Oxfords at ... and $3, Berry's black, tan and patent leather $3.50 on and $4.00 fords at ... Ox Boys' and Youths' tan and patent leather Shoes in this lot. Special Table Broken lots of $6, $5 and $4 Shoes at. ? he held the body of his wife on that wild ride back to tho Owen homo. Sot Disturbed by Arrest. In the afternoon. Hen: tie was still on tho stnnd, ljut with Detective Ser? geant Bailey sitting beside him. llo was then under arrest charged with Milliner. There was little change in his face?a slight twitching -?osaihly as of n rapidly beating pulse on one side?but his calm never broke, and l.o answered clearly, asserting that his family life had been happy and" that no man could say there had over been a cross word between himself and his wife. The Blnford woman proved the sen national witness of the afternoon. But seventeen years old, and a companion of young Beattle In devious ways slnoe her thirteenth birthday, she yet on swered stralghtly the questions put to her, admitting that In the resumption of her relations with the accused In the past few months s\io had been the aggressor, and that she hud writ? ten and telephoned him after coming i.ere from Norfolk, and finally persuad? ed him to see her at Eighth and Orace i eta almost under threat of tolling hla family of their former association. Their Intimacy grew afresh according to her testimony, and she come to see him more and more frequently, and nlro to correspond with him about her housekeeping arrangement a. I'm' complete ralluro or tho blood? hounds I-, take any trail, though work? ed faithfully, was testified to by thoso in charge of tho dogs from tho Stnte farm and bj the Richmond detective*, who accompanied them. The clot of blood In 'the road, the ?mechanlsm of the motor car, and the blood stains y?t Id in seen on It wire discussed In de? tail, two detectives testifying that the j spot could not have been made In the > r.oad by blood dripping from the ma j t hine. Hearsay evidence from witnesses, yet ;o be examined in person, shows that a tape line was put In the. exu.'t spot whore the gun was found at the Bell Line Rallwaj crossing. Beattle had | told of throwing It In the back of ihel ear end of its jolting out on tue way home At any rate, il waa not in the car when he got to Hie Owen place, Ono .man d*i rlbed a sp?l twenty feet j f rom the cronsing, win r. the weapon! was found, and the witnesses wore of I opinion that the gun could not have fallen from the cnr In tho manner de? scribed. The Hearing In Detail. It was fully 11:30 A. M. when the jury was seated and called to order on the porch of the Loving home. The car was brought out,- tho gun anil clothes worn by Beanie were put on a table, and tho young husband himself was called to the witness chair. His father sat behind hlni, with his coun? sel, H. M Smith. Jr. On the other side were Coroner J. G. Loving,-presiding at the Inquest; Commonwealth's Attorney Gregory, of Chesterfield county and his associate, L. O. Wendenburg, with Lu? ther L. Scherer, special agent of the Chesapeake and Ohio, who had all the papers anil measurements nnd handled tho case for tho nrniy of detectives, public und prlvute, who had been working on it. Mayor I), c. Richardson, for many years Commonwealth's attor? ney of Richmond, was seated by Judge Gregory throughout the day. Or. Lov *ng announced that no photographers would be allowed, and the police worn directed to eject one amateur and de? stroy any films ho might have snapped, Otherwise newspaper men were given every fa--illty. Or. Loving personally seeing that sufllclent chairs were pro? vided for nti army of reporters gath? ered hnstily from many sections. Motor cars and messengers camafand went. Several hundred people stood1 on the grass, nncked closely against tho porch railing, until it became nec? essary for city and county officers to unite their efforts iti keeping the crowd back. There were many delays in bc Klnnlng, with gathering rumors of newly discovered evidence and of cy liiiriK and sensational developments. The 'ur -vns critically examined inside and 6ui by Mayor Richardson, Judge Gregory, Major Werner, Capwtlu Wright, Detective Wiltshire, who wrig? gled completely underneath it, and! 01 hers. Bi ii P. Owen and Iiis brother, Thomas E. Owen, Hildos of the murdered wo- i num. at whose place she was staying ?it no time of iho tragedy, and where i her li"e-weeks-old baby is still being! eine i for, sat Silent and careworn !>c-j bind (hu Commonwealth's attorney rii ijjh co-.isultcd in many points, tliey | MEN WHO GOT CONFESSION CAPTAIN T. .T. McMAHON. MA.10K !,<>!!? WERNER, CAPTA>? A.U5X. WHIUHT. . took no active part ?n the case, and' during the recess were in consultation I for a time with H. C. Beattle, Sr. I Young Beattle and his father and brother arrived early and stood about j the gate of the Loving grounds for a : time, smoking und chatting with I friends. Alderman .lohn Moore, of j South Richmond, wus with young Beat 1 tie for some time, whilo'his futher and brother were In close conference with | I If. M. Smith. Jr.. who arrived hurriedly : in a taxlcab, having been summoned from another case. I Plain clothes men from the Rlch i mond force assisted In guarding tho l grounds. Policeman Prank Gentry, of [ the First Static*, was in charge of tha ? blood-stained motor car. j There was much mystery ns to the , whereabouts of the Binford woman. I who report said was secreted In the ] : house of a nelg.tbdl In charge of men | I from Mr. Schercr'a office. At any rate, j j the detectives were able to produco ! her when her name was called. In ! full view of the impatient crowd, Mr. j Sicherer and Mr. .Wendenburg again | ! wenl over every part of tho automo- | j bile in detail, inspecting the location I of every spot yrrd the mechanism of . tho machine, even to starting and stop : ping the motor and driving about the ' grounds. Under and around and lh? ' side they went like bloodhounds. The seats were taken out and blood stains . examined under thf. cushions, the floor i I was dragged up and the Inner me'ehan . Ism revealed. At IS o'clock, when the formal hear , lng opened anil John O. Winston, a I court stenographer, began th0 taking I of testimony, I >r. Lovlmr made It plain! I that there must be perfect order, an I nounelng thai the yard was full of j plain clothes policemen, and thnt at : the first movement th,. place would I ; he cleared. The Jury w;is again called. ns follows: T. J. Cousin-, T. C. Terby, 1 W. A. Jncob. J. A. Morton. P. C. Terby and Taylor Robertson. The mornhers . were reminded that they were on their 'onth to Inquire when and where and i by what means Mrs. Henry Clay Beat- ! j tie. Jr. came to her death. ! j Attorney H M. Smith rose and stat i ed that It was proper for him to say! ' under the circumstances that as re-': : vealed by the newspapers, and from | ; the conduct of the. inquiry, a suspicion | j was directed against lt. C. Beattle. Jr.. ' husb?n 1 of the murdered woman, nnd ' thai on advice of young Beat tie's friends he had been requester to be present Mr Smith declared that he , had advised Mr. Beattle to tell every - , thing he knew In relntion to the kill? ing of his wifj. Beattle T?>1U Story Agnln. Judge Gregory resumed the ques? tioning interrupted at the former Blt ! ting by the Inability to secure a Ste ! nographer, asking young Beattle when, where and under what circumstances; i and by what means Mrs. Beattle came ' to her death. Beattle thereupon told | again of the night of the crime In ; detail. Baying he had left the Owen) I home to v,o to a drug store to get a | ? prescription filled for Mrs. Owen. It i : was about 10 o'clock, and he had sug- | I gestcd that the drug store might be j closed. Dr. Mercer, who had written ? . the prescription, said the next morn? ing would be time enough. With his wife In the car he drove to i Washington & Early's drug store, in I Swansboro, which was closed, but the clerk was sitting In the rear and an? swered a knock. The clerk went l?tok to fill the prescription and Beattle stood on the running board of the earj talking with his wife, who asked himj to gc: her a box of candy. /He paid! I for the prescription when ready, bought I the candy and -started the car out the Midlothian Pike. Before turning into* North Street to reach the Owen horne.i bis wife proposed a spin up the road, jit. was not necessary to get back with I the medicine at once and he consented.. "I went on out tho turnpike," he con-1 ? tinned. "We passed one auto flying. It! [left a lot of dust, ar.d as we were*Tun-| Ining slowly we had the dust for several' ! squares. When wo saw another, myj j wife suggested thr.t we go faster so as! to leave the dust for them. We pass-' cd a third car coming this way ns we were going out. We kept on to the, ! place where I turned around. I can I 1 show you the exact spot where we rat, | j into a gateway to turn out, but I don't j ' know whoso place It was. "We hud started bark, and had got-) I ten perhaps a half mile or a mile.; i coming along talking, when I saw some I object In tho road. I put on the brake I and the ear stopped with the man at j the side of the machine He spok eup, , 'What the hell are you trying to do? I run over me?' I sold wd ought to have done It: that he bad all the road and j plenty of room. I reached down and I put on the clutch to start, when he! 1 said Stop! If you elon't. I'll shooti you.' and raised the nun and pointed 'it at me. I had no ideo he would real I ly shoot, and started the our. Just as I did he raised the gun and tired. I pulled the brake on hard and the carl I stopped instantly. My wife fell over' behind me as I leaned forward in the . seat. I "I asked where It was, and they] ; showed me whore the blood spot had j been found." he salet. "I did not reo- | ' ognlzo the place from the surroundings, as I was watching the loud in driving. I saw the blood stain." "How far wero the blood stains from tin point of shooting?" he was asked. "I don't know," ho repfled. 'I took it for granted that was the piano, i didn't, know of the blood stains until [ we'went back there. I don't know, as a matter of fact, whether the blood stnlns were where the shooting took place or1 not." i llu bad gouo up in n car driven by I1I9 J COUSIN CONFESSES PURCHASE OF GUN > FROM PAWN-SHOP (Continued From Firm Page.) and It was signed by Beuuie uiter I reading: I I, l*ntil l>. Ueattle, hereby atate tbnl i during llu- week of July 10 Hear) < | Uetlttle culled me lip nt my house anil naked me to meet him nt the corner >>t I Short and Main Street*, which 1 did, and after meeting httn we talked for n while, nod he nuked mc to hny him n ! nhotguttj whereupon I fi?kcl blm t>hut lie wanted It for, and be didn't tell me what he wonted it for. I told him thai I would, whereupon I went to 11 pnwn Nhop In Sixth Street nud priced n single* barreled oholmiu, the hind he hod ad? vised me in get, and on ihr following Saturday night, about lOtlfl o'clock, which was duly lit, 11)11, In c.pan) with llcnrj ? ? Ueattle, In bis, the said llenrj C. Ilentile?, automobile, I went to the- pawnshop mid secured Hie kus, paying $2.S0, and delivering the gun to Hear) < . Ueattle whereupon ?r both k'ol Into tbe automobile, find he, the sold Hear) C, Ueattle, brought lue home,-! arriving at home iiboul lliin I', >l. I July IS, i I also Mntr Ihm I bought three ?hol-I gun nbellN from \V, II. Kldtl'N hardware I store, nt tlie corner of Harrison and ' i'nry Street?, on ihr afternoon of >lul> IS, mil, uuil gave Ihem to lleiir) t . Ueattle. (Signed! I'. l). Iii; ittii5. Wlinef.*rd by alexaxdeh s. wnioiiT, v l vi ST till.V, THUM IS HcM IIIO.V. The arrest of the young husband was the next move contemplated by the officers, and a telephone message to Dr, Loving brought the news/ that Henry <\ Ueattle. Jr.. In company with; his father, had Just l-ft for iminc to have dinner Fearing that some news of Paul tleattie's confession might leak out to Henry Beattle and give him the Up to escape while he was at home,! entirely unguarded, Captains McMahon and Wright called an automobile, and! with their star witness and San. Stern, made a rec ord dash across the river to I the home of Henry C. Beuttie. Sr. To avoid a public demonstration,] the automobile was left 0 block away! on another street, and McMnhon and; Wright, in citizens' clothes, entered the Beattle house. The accused was quiet? ly eating dinner, surrounded by mem-; be::< of his family. Captain McMahon walked Into thai dining-room, and the startled company; arose from their chairs. "iionry," said McMahon. "although it Is sad for me, I must tell you that fresh evidence just discovered forces me to place you under arrest." rw-nttlr Xot Surprised, Not a word was uttered by any one.] the prisoner, his family and the olll-i cers standing like a group In bronze, j Still without a word or sign of sur prlae, Beattle turned and walked to-j ward the officers, and the three Infi i the house. No words were exchanged between tho crushed family and the son. and the trio wnlked rapidly away. Once around the corner. Captain Mc- | Mahon thought it well to apprise Beat-j lie of the fact that his cousin was waiting In the car, relieved of the dreadful knowledge that meant every? thing to the young husband. "I think I should tell you thot Paul is wuliinp: in Hie car over there" said the captain, slowly. "Paul who?" asked Beattle, with a look of complete surprise. brother and seen Deputy Sheriff Syd nor there with his dogs. He did nut' See Mr. Scherer at the lime, hut said: Sydnor was fusMtig because hiu dogs! were not with tho others. Ben P. Owen' told him It was not a time to fuss. j Thet was about f> A. M. of the morning after the murder. ? I "Was any effort made to place the cur; over the blood spot?" Beattle was asked "Na: I was hack nod forward several ? times during the day." "Wits any effort ever made to place , the < at over the blond spots when you j were present'."' "Yes, dny before yesterday. There w?k a crowd about. I remember Mr. '. Wiltshire was there, lie handed his j pistil lo some one to hold for him." "Why was the car placed over the hlooj spots?" "In an effort to incriminate me, I suppose. The? did it because they could not tind anything else, and were trying to blame it on me. 1 knew that when' 1 told my father and brother ul>o:it the fool questions they had asked me that had no bearing on the case. My brother told me he knew they wore after me. and Mr. Wells also thought they were trying lo direct the evidence against me. Their taking my cur and clothes impressed me and my friends that they were trying to Incriminate mo." "Can you slate any particular ques? tion that hud such purport?" "They asked a hundred. T was questioned by Seherer nnd Wiltshire lind different ones over and over again."' 'How long did the car remain at tho position Of the shooting?" "Ag long as it took me to get out I "Paul Dcatlle." "Well. what, of It?" ar,ked the pris? oner. "Nothing except that he has confessed everything and has told of the pur? chase ol the shotgun he gave you," MrMahon replied. Hostile Rasped. Ilut he was silent, and from that time on to Ihe end ot the Journey he was duinh. No sign ol recognition passed between the two cousins, the accused and the accuser, when the automobile wa- reached, and Captain Wright took his place between theni on the rear seal. With an eye to the sufoty and security of his two men. Captain McMahon rode with them In the hack of the car. and the dash through the streets to Dr. Lovtngs home, on the .Midlothian Pike, was ac? complished without Vlelay. During tho gruesome ride Pnul Beat tic became more and more wrought up and began Id exhibit signs of his impending collapse; while his cousin sat siient and calm, Brooking a ciga? rette. Henry Beattle broke his alUnro only once on the ride, and that to ask for the last edition of the papers, one of which was given him by tho ofll? eers. Until the arrival at the scene of the Inquest he was reading the ac? count <if the morning proceedings ut the hearing, in which he played such a prominent part. Not for out moment dlil his sloi-ul cnlm forsake him, he appenred n mnn of steel. t;.?? collapse of his cousin just he fore the calling ol the cot oner's Jury did not seem to worry htm In the sllgnti st. and aside from casting a glance In his direction when Paul dropped to the ground, Henry paid no attention to him. < mined n *-?-n?n(Ion. The effect of McMahon'* news on the rrowd and jurors cannot be described! it daied them. Nothing was more tin expected at that Juncture than the dis? closure of new evidence In regard to the ownership and Origin of the shot? gun, and the triumph of Werner, Mc? Mahon and Wright was only more com? plete behause ot the bathing veil of secrecy thst they had woven. The opinion ?>f those who heard the trend of Hie testimony nt the morning ses? sion : nil saw tht- tenacity with which Beattle held to his story was that the coup of the Richmond Police Depart-I mcnt supplied tho one link that was| absolutely essentia, te> the lixin'g of the gull'.. When the overstrung and anxious spectators realised the immensity and significance of the discovery made by Werner, McMahon and Wright, they were quick to express their admiration and congratulations, and for the rest of the day the three OjBcera were the centre of a madly talking, wildly ges? ticulating group, thirsting for details of the discovery. For a while the otll cers were in danger of loslns the ulti? mate hem-fit eif their achievement', and the Commonwealth was threatened with the loss of Its star wttnoss by the death of Pnul Reattie. but telephone messages I from the City Home late In the eve- i ning told of the recovery of the more, than important figure In the rase, anel i relieved the suspense under which ' every one was laboring. With this eleventh hour evidence the: chain seenis complete. Bill It was: supplied by Major Werner and two men! working under him. It thrilled and. stunned the county and special officers. Who had hunted in vain. and take Ihe gun and pull her up! across the seats. 1 should say about! five minutes. I took the gun from the I man and threw It Into the car, I didI not see it again until It was found. A ' negro with u wagon had It at the gatej that morning. I only know of ItHi Unding from what they told me." "Who w?s with you on the ride frorn the drug store?" "My wife?no one else. Several! people were sitting about. " I don't! know how far out we ran. but we passed a row of cedars, and my wife 1 remarked that they would make good ' Christmas trees. My front lights throw a glare probably 150 feet. 1 saw 1 nothing uplll this object stepped over Into the road, and I put on tho brakes." "Vet you could see for 150 feet?" "I Jumped out and started for him, ' running back all the length of ihe' car. He caught the <un by 'tin ; ar. ol and threw it up to hit iqe. 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Note the vibrant sweetness of their tone, the exquisite workmanship of their make up throughout) then mark1 our attractive price-, and terms. I his little forethought on your part will add your name to our endles? list of gratified patrons. 213 East Broad back of the car and found my wife had f?llen over on the bottom of t)i? c.ir. 1 picked her up. resting her across the two seats, and tri id to feel her pule,, und heart, but l was so ex? cited I couldn't tell whothtr they were beating or not. 1 called for a.ilst.tnc-j und blew my horn. No jane came, so I alerted back to the Owon horn*. "About half way hack the fr?nt lights went out. either from fast run nimi or from setting wator in the tanks I J imped out and looked In my coat for a match, and found It ftho coat) on the roar seat. I lit the lamps and run down to the Owen glace." Surr. Crone-Examination. Then began three hour* of minute croSB-cXumin?tion, every statement Mr. Heat tie h?d mitde being taken up in turn and subjected to soarchlpc scrut? iny. Judge Uro?pry began "How long was the struggle between you and the alleged assailant?" he asked. "1 should say a couple of minutes." answered Beattle. "It was hardly a souffle When I ran up t> him he hit ??t mc nnd I grappled th? gun anj fell hack." "How far did you run'" "Hilf the length of the car. 1 grabbed for the gun. reading desp-irate, on I pulled it from nim." l entil- explained that ne was l?an *ng forward In the c-.r with hi* hand en the l.r^ke ,vhfrn the gun wtui fired. Measurements ?? er? taken .if his nor? mal pnnltlon In running the c.ir and III bending forward (, r the brake. Tho 'Jt'ly stop coming ba^.t. ne nitnrtrd, was to light th? iaTnj-?p-obubly cot two minutes. He had then gone pos? sibly half way to tho Owen house. In answer to questj >ns, Beattle ssld he had been to the place several t!m< sine nnd seen the ro > .1 "Yes. I was Just looking straight ahead, not on either side particularly." Weudeubarg Takes n Hand, Mr Wendenburg here took up the examination, nnd brought from the witness the statement that he saw no vehicle on the return trip, which wu.? taken at a flying pace. The car was running wide open Going back to tho ninn. Mr. .Wehdenburg wanted to know how far away he tvns when first seen. "About twenty-five feet." said Beat lie. "When I stopped the car he was on the left side of it. in line with the glass front and five or six feet out from the running board." "Well, then." Mr. Wendenburg con? tinued, "why didn't you go on about your business? You cleared him live feet. He was not In front of you. but five feet on one side when you stop *ped. What did you mop for? ' "l stopped so short." answered Bent tle, "that 1 had to change the pear before starting. He must have Jumped back out of the way. I didn't notice the g^in until he pointed it at mc." "When he said. '.Stop or I'll shoot,' what did your wife ?ny?" "NoihiiiK at all. I was locking at the man, and suppose she was looking at him in the same way." "What did your wife do?" ''She didn't do anything. She made, no outcry at nil. I suppose she left it to me to manage." Beattle did not recall whether the night was particularly cool. His wife , did not say anything about turnlnir hack because she was chilled. He did not remember when he took his coat, off. Whet: he looked for H he wanted to pet matches to llKht the lamps, und then It was on the back seat of tho car. Beattle said he did nothing to aid his wife at the time of tho shot, but Jumped for her assailant, nnd when he came back he found her lying dead. "How is it possible for a gun to have struck you as you have describ? ed ?" he was naked. Beatti took the gun !>nd Illustrated, saying that there were some things no man could answer. He thought his assuilaut war. n man with a "face full of beard." hut could not tell his ape. It might have been u long shave the man needed. "Do you menn to tell us that this man threw up a gun nnd killed your wife without provocation ?" he was asked. "Other people have been sJiot at around here in motor car.; without provocation," was the reply. After many further questions, going over nn.1 over the same ground in mill Utest detail, Mr. Smith protista! that this was the first time in.his experience as a lawyer that a coroner's Inquest was a "third degree." "I never saw- sirch a gruelling at in Inquest in my life." hp asserted. 'The detectives have had him illid gone ov.> all this. The evident purpose is not I" elicit information, but mj.-oly :j get my client Into trouble." The coroner ruled that counsel could object to any question. Bettle ex? pressed Iiis willlngrios* to anew*" to everything. Mr. Wenden'burg explained that as ho was the only eyewl'.ne?.?, tho minutest details were of Impor? tance, whether somo one ol? was :o he Involved in the case Or not. Mr. Smith objected to his ellent'e cigarette as not proper on the witness .stand, and Ihn' examination proceeded. As to Ihc position of Mrs. Beattle In the car after the nhooting, the wit? ness said lie found her with her head toward the wheel lying down on the> floor doubled up. Ho pulled her upi