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the Davis Boot nnd Shoe Company, Dr.
Carrington said it was amply' shown In the (act that for the year ending ?eptomber 30, 1909, thero wore l,i36 whippings, of which more than hull' w-ore for alleged short tatk or Dad work In the shoo shops. lio argued that the shoe company secures Uksu jjunUhments bscauso men thereby lose their paroles, and It good workmen, are kept in tho shoe fuctory. Two Hours oa the Cross. Tho last lnstanco of brutality of which Dr. Carrington had a record was un June 21, 1911, when Garland Ran l:in was for two hours on the cross and then hung up by renn. It scorned that a man named w'right was on tho cross for cloven hours on April 14, 1910. Un? der orders of Major Wood, no man cuu now be kept on tho ctoss, which means . chained to the floor by- arms and legs, for longer than two hours. Conditions, the witness admitted, bavo vastly im? proved, but he said there arc about tho same guards, the same otlicers and the same old shoe company as ten years ugo. He quoud Major Helms, a former superintendent, as saying that anything was good enough fur a convict. By repeated questionings, Mr. Byrd succeeded in limiting the inquiry to events during the administration of Ma? jor Wood Asked for suggestions as to Improvements; Dr. Carrington sa'd ho i would take three men off Ute board of ' directors and discharge Penh the llrst thing In the morning. He did not | .think the health and food conditions | of the prisoners could bo Improved upon in any way. "Well/' said Mr. Byrd, "if there la no; trouble, why this row? If thcro i trouble, what is It?" Dr. Carrington said tliero was no I complaint of tho Wood regime, which , covets the last two years. But he re-j marked that Penn is still in the prison, , with Manager Hutchinson, of tho shoo company. \ There was reference, to a boy named "Squirrel" Charlie Davidson being Kept on the cross six days. Asked to lie Ms Je Party. The Thacher Shoe Company appeared by its attorneys, lt. K. Scott und H. C. Buchanan, with Manager Hutchinson, und asked to be made a party for the defense of Its own name, and to ex? amine witnesses, which was granted. Replying to questions from Mr. Scott, Dr. Carrington said that the Influences of tho company In 1907 were in gutul working order, an,] the attorney asked him to reconcile this with his report af that year, with which he Bald tho policy of the prison was to give a . square deal to the convict. Ho said it had been tlifilcuit to get rood work? men out on parole. However, this was in other days. The other witnesses summoned were then brought "n. The first was John C. ISasley, formerly president of the hoard, and a member for six years, until early in 1!U0. Ho said that he j knew nothing Of the Influences of the j shoe company, and never saw or heard of anything of the kind, lie had j investigated reports to that effect, j and had been satisfied there was noth in; in them. He knew of no cruelties. | r.nd was confident that nil punishments | had been necessary to maintain dis? cipline. lind No evidence. Mr:;. L. P.. Mason knew of no hap? penings along the line referred to during the past ton years, although the knew of a case which looked sus? picious about a decade ago. Nothing wrong was known by J. Alston Ca bell, a member of the Statu Board of Charities and Corrections, or < he would have reported it long ugo. Ho j had examined the prison a few months I ago nnd found conditions entirely satisfactory. Clyde W. Saundera knew nothing of disloyalty or of "mnllpn Influences." TliCFe were the witnesses present when Dr. Carrington was removed tho eec ond time, nnd wero summoned last night by the board. Returning to the stand. Dr. Carring? ton was asked by Mr. Schercr why so tunny punishments were necessary, to keep men in the prison, presuming they wero instigated by tho shoe com? pany. He did not see why It was nec? essary to keep oh punishing when one was enough to last two years. Dr. Carrington snld ho supposed they wanted to get as many as possible In this position. Major Wood Tcstllles. Major Wood was the next witness. Ho knew of no disloyalty, and would discharge any man he suepectod o* It. He knew of no way by which tho Khoe company could prevent tho re? lease of a convict. He did not regard "Penn brutal. Coming to the matter of Penn's re-1 lutlons with himgolf, Major Wood con sldered his replies carefully. He had. he said, heard rumors that the keeper, wa3 not friendly, and he had given T'fnn more opportunities to show his I hand than''he-"would have allowed any one else. But he had never been able to discover n single sign which would indicate buch an attitude. He was now r-attsfled that Penn wns his loyal friend and supporter, lie ogreed that ho hnd Men told by Mr. Schercr that If ha doubted Penn he could discharge him and the board would stand behind him. j Tie would, ho asserted, trust Penn as I implicitly as any mas In the prison. As to paroles, he said the board does not know what men are coming be? fore It until it meets. Replying to a question from Samuel Cohen, of tho board, Major Wood snld no favoritism win shown the shoe company. "When asked by Major M. M. Martin, of counsel for Dr. Carrington. where The Correct College Dress " To be a regular College man in the year 1912 one must be a conservative dresser, no exaggeration in cut, no padding in the shoulders, lapels soft roll, i-csts high, no ?/.'ore bagg% peg top trousers."?New York Tribune. These gentlemanly styles are in evidence in every suit and overcoat in our assortment. For slight figures this new fuzzy fabric is extremely be? coming. For the heavy weight, here are smooth cloths with lines in self color. Tailored to please the most fastidious dressers. Suits, $18 to $AO. O'coats, $12 to $43. The other things of correct dress, of course. lie got Iiis authority for using: tho cross, ho mild this come under tho use of Irons. Sny, He Supported Wood. R, R. Penn was next introduced. Ha . said that he supported Major Wood in every possible way. When Major Mor? gan died, he said, Dr. Carrlngton came to him and told him he was the man for the place, arid ho would do any? thing he could for him. Later Dr. Car ringion said that this was an absolute falsehood. There wa.s considerable discussion as tu Penn's altitude toward humani? tarian methods. Me said he would not give up altogether his opinion, but admitted that the discipline, ho far as tie knew, was not vyorad under Major Wood's regime, although when he re? fused to sign the Carringtuu paper ho feared It would be. Major Wood had stated on the stand that he rather admired Penn for standing by his con? victions. Something had been said a).out a suicide as a result of punish? ments, and Pann said he was not even In the city when the man killed him? self, and had never hud trouble with him. He had clubbed pcrhnps ten men In llfteen years-, either In self-dofonso or to preserve discipline. Dan Welsigcr, a guard, was tho laHt witness, and he told of "Squirrel. Charlie." although It transpired that the punishment alrsady referred to was about six or eight years ago. and he did not know If tho man was on the cross for only a few hours at a time or kept there all night. Mr. Scherer announced that he would like to have "Dr." Sam Smith, tho. hospital steward, and Mrs. Kvan F. Morgan, widow of tire former superin? tendent, summoned. They will bn heard at another meeting, to be called within a day or two. Besides Major Martin, Dr. Carrlng? ton was represented by E. B. Thomas son and John B Minor. LEO WILL BE INTERRED. Minnenpolls Man Will Be Cblcf Mourner Wben Limb Is Hurled. Minneapolis. Minn., December 27.? To be chief mourner ot tho funeral of part of himself Is to bo the novol ex? perience of John Mees. of this city, who was run ovor by u stret car and i injured so severely that the amputa? tion of his right leg was necessary. As EOon us Mees reenvored conscious? ness he asked for the missing limb, and to his surprlso was told that It would be disposed of. Mees objectod to any form of disposition by others, nnd the physician In charge roturned tho leg. By Mees's direction tho limb will be placed in a casket to-day, taken to a vault nt a local cemetery, nnd when he has recovered It will be Interred with customary burial rites. ! The Velvet Kind Ice Cream Is Just what the name implies. nwiopes The majority of motor? ists throughout the world are satisfied users of Michelin Inner Tubes. They are the best judges. Ask them. IN STOCK BY Foster Motor Car Co., Inc., 605-613 West Broad Street. FIRST GUN FIRED BY LAFOLLETTE Wisconsin Senator Opens His Speaking Campaign for Presidency. TRUSTS ARE ARRAIGNED Tells What Progressives Have Done and What They Hope to Do. Cleveland, Docenvbor 27.?Senator' Robert M. La Follette oponed his speaking campaign for tho presidency here to-night whth an arrulgnment of tlie trusts and an cnunciution of his ideas for the cure of evils resulting from the present system of govern-, meut. Mr. La Follette launched into a dls-| cussion of Elbert H. ? Gary's plan for. Federal regulation of prices as a re? lief from monopoly. Mr. La Follotto! said he had no patience with this me? thod. In his analysis ho went farther! and said that ultimately the govorn-j merit would have to tlx prices of labor,| hours of employment and compensa-' tion of original producers in order to' fix accurately tho prices to bo offered tho consumers. Great \ \\\ In Trusts. Instead of the Gary plan or the Taft' plan of a Federal license for lncor-| poratlons Senator La Follette propos-l ed his own plan for a commission on' restraint of trade to relieve tho conn-i try of the condition in which he finds' it. Tho Senator snw groat evil tn the] growth of the trusts, anil describing Itl said: ? I "A trcmondous power has grown up In the country In recent years. 1 Again and again It has proven strong ! enough to nominate tho candidate of j both political parties. It rules In tho i organization of lcglslatlvo bodlos, i State and national, and of the com? mittees which frame legislation. Itu j lnlluenco Is felt In Cablnots and lit! tho policies of administrations. Its > Influence Is seen In the uppolntmen I of prosecuting olllcerB and tho aelec- ? tion of Judges upon the bonch. "In business It has crippled or de? stroyed competition. It has stilled In? dividual Initiative. It has fixed lim? itations in the field of production. It makes prices and imposes Its burden., upon the com.umlng public at will. "In finance Its power is unlimited. In largo affairs It gives or withholds credit, and from tlmo to time eon tracts, or Inflates the volume of the money required for tho transaction of the business of the country, regard? less of everything excepting its own profits. "It has acqulrod large control u the public domain, monopolized the natural resources, timber, Iron, coal und oil. "And tills mighty power has grown up In a country where, under tho Con? stitution and tho law, the citizen lu sovereign." Although Senator La Follette made no direct reference to tho President nor suggested his own candidacy, he Included In his speech a denunciation! of the Payne-Aldrtch tariff law lm-| mediately following his praise of laborj organizations and his opinion that the Sherman antitrust law did not con? template their regulation. An Autrngcous Asnnnlt. "Tho passage of tho Pnyno-Aldrlch bill was tho most outrageous assault of private Interest upon the pooplo re? corded In tariff history," he said. He criticized the proposed national reserve association of the Aldrlch I monetary plan. "Tho greatest men-| ace to competition at "tho present tlmo is tho control of credit and the con-1 centratlon of money In tho hands of those who control tho trusts," ho con? tinued. "Elasticity In our currency la Imperative, and must be secured, but any plan to secure it, like that of the proposed national reserve associa? tion, which puts control in the hnnds of the banks and moneyod Interests, will utrengthen the powor of tho trusts to get capital, and to keep eompotl-i tors from getting It. Any such plan' must be controlled by tho people. It IS the people's money that Is expected] to give security to any plan, and rhe: people's money must not bo controlled by those who, on the plea of elacticlty will be ablo to use It to kill competi? tors of tho trusts." Senator La Follctto described the manner of growth of trusts and mo? nopolies and atttrlbuted to patent rights, tho tariff laws and the money trust tho reason for their being. "At any time within the last ten or llftaen years, whenever a volco has ?been raised In protest. It has been si? lenced or discredited as an attack upon ! business and prosperity," he said. "Honest) unselfish, patriotic effort to awaken the public to an appreciation of thi dangers threatened by this groat power has been denounced as the work of tho demagoguo nnd solf-seekor. Whoever has been conspicuous In any movement?municipal. State or na? tional?that man has been marked and proclaimed dangerous, and wherever such a loader has been-thoroughgoing and effective In his work?through a controlled press, and upon the highest business nttthorlty?every such man has bein especially characterized and the public particularly warned against him. But finally, the time seems to have arrived when oven tho most con? servative citizen admits the gravity of the problem confronting the Amsrlcan people." The Progressive movement, Mr. La Follette declared, has as Its aim tho restoration of the government to the people. "The real cure for the Ills of democracy is more democracy," was one of his epigrams. Whnt Struggle Means. "That is what tho struggle In Wis? consin. In California. In Ohio and Penn? sylvania. Mow Hampshire and Kansas, and In every other State in this Union, means?that government shall bo brought back to and committed to"~ Ihe hnnds of the people; that they ore supremo over Legislatures, over gov? ernment, over Presidents, over Consti? tutions, over courts,? ho ossortod. The Senator pointed to the record of legislative and administrative achievement In Wisconsin on the so called Progressive principle an proof of his theory that better government can bo given the people by restoring that function to them. "The very backbone of true repre? sentative government Is tho direct par? ticipation in the nffnlrs of government by the people through direct primaries for the nomination of candidates," ho ! said. Ho declared that tho old ma? chine politicians had lost control In Wisconsin through thlo law. He also I favored the presidential primary sys 1 tern. Of this he said: I ''If there Is one thing more than an? other that has been put to the front In this campaign by the Progressives. It is the demand for the election of delegates to tho national convention by popular primary elections, and a COLDS CAUSE HEADACHE. LAXATIVE nnoMO Quinine, the world wide "old and Qrip Remedy removes csuie. Call or full namo. Look tor signature ID, W. I.1ROVB. ISO. of our great sale brought in several fine used pianos $150.00 $127.50 $290.00 Which wc .took in exchange as I part payment for Player-Pianos, j We are offering these Pianos at \ prices and on terms that will sell j thcnvquickly. 1 Used $250.00 DeKoven ... 1 Used K?hler & Campbell 1 Used $550.00 Conover. 1 Used $300.00 Everard. 1 Used $350.00 Schubert. 1 Used $300.00 Kingsbury. SUCCESSORS CABLE PIANO CO. 216 East lSroud Street. provision by which electors may di? rectly express their choice for presl doullal candidates upon their party ticket- This proposition has been op? posed by the .National ttupuollcan Com? mittee and by machine politicians everywhere. They drcau to give up that peculiar power that caucuses and Conventions glvo them. They tear tho secret ballot that enables men to vote thoir convclloiis and Judgment, with? out intimation or espionugo." DRAWS LINB ON BI?ER. Woman Justice of Peace Dara Exhibit; From j Hrr Courtroom. Evanston, ill., December 27.?A1-. though as Jusllco o( tho peace Mrs.' Cathortno* Waugh McCulloch hus a j court room In hor house horc, she re-' fuses to allow beer to be exhibited therein. . | Mrs. McColloch was asked to hear a' case yesterday which Involved an ox-j hlblt of beer. She refused to allow; the beverage to be brought into heri house. Tho prosecution Intimated that the. case could not go on without the bceri exhibit Then tho Justice of tho pace agreed: to ride in a wagon with the beor. A police patrol was called, tho beer loud-: od Into It und Mrs. McColloch then climbed 'into tho vehicle and rodo to the pollco station, where the caso was. begun. Tho case Involved tho arrest of a' man who had boon accused of selling j beer In the streets. EtVorta to Rescue V'ouug Heir From the Mnr.dnznau Cult. Chicago, III., December 2".?Former Judge Wlllard McEwen, counsel fori Charles R. Lindsay. Jr., In his fight to. rescue his nephew, \yllllam Lindsay, twelve yeara old, tho young holr to mil- i |ions, from tho eaeoallcd Maztfaznan I cult, returned to Chicago last night' from Philadelphia, whero ho dlsoussed tho case of the boy with the letter's relatives In that city. While refusing to d'scuss any plan of procedura decided on while there, Mr. McEwen said that the one Idea upper? most lr. the minus of the Lindsays was to rescue the boy from tho Ortnetal cult. ; Members of the family are expected j In Chicago to-morrow, along with' Charles R. Lindsay, Jr., who was also In Philadelphia, and who w'U return j at the same Ume. It Is expected they [ will await ihe decision ot Judge Plnck ney on January 4 before taking any j other decisive steps. , DYING OF PARALYSIS. Result of Injuries Received by Pollce / mau in Street ,Brawl. Mount Vernon, N. Y., December 27.? Policeman T. J. Ruffalo, of tho local force, whose spinal cord was shattered in j a street brawl last winter, and then sewed together, with the result that he began to Improve Immediately, is dying to-day at his home here. A slow paraly? sis which followed tho Injury Is creep? ing toward his heart, and will probably gain tho mastery within the next twen ty-four hours. The operation whereby the policeman's cord was mended wne regarded by sur? geons as one-of tho most remarkable j over performed. Though paralyzed' from the shoulders down following hll Injury, Ruffalo gradually recovered tho ) uso of his various muscles, until two . months ago he was declared completely ' cured. His relapse began a week ago. CnOTHERS A FTKIt LYNCHERS. Maryland Governor Probing Staying of | Negro Murderer. Annapolis, Md., December 2T.?Gov? ernor jCrothers has interested himself I in the investigation of the lynching ] of King Johnson, alias Davis, the ne? gro who was taken from the Brooklyn, Md.. lockup Christmas morning and put to death by unknown persons. John? son shot and killed Frederick Schwab, a white man, at Fatrlield, last Sunday morning. i After a consultation with Judge Jas. R. Brashcars and State's Attorney N. H. Oreen, of Anne Arundel county, the i Governor jast night outhoi'izod tho statement that he would insist that the lynchers be brought to Justice. Both the county ofllcers expressed them solvea as being na determined in the | j matter as Is the Governor. Tho county police are diligently in- I ventigating the affair, but their ef? forts thus far to learn tho identity j of Johnson's slayers have been futile, It is understood. BEATS HI J Ml TO DEATH. Hunter Knocks Ont Drain With a Pair | of Brass Knuckles, Boulder, Col., December 27.?What ist I claimed to be tho champion bear story of the season was told by William I Smith, of Syracuse, N. Y., who returned i hero yesterday after a hunting trip of' |two weeks in tho mountains. Smith claims to hnve killed a 2?0-pound black bear with u blow of his tlst. After the bear had killed two valu nblo dogs with strokes of his paws. Smith, according to the story, put on a pulr of brass knuckles and swung on tho bear's Jaw. knocking him out- Then ? ho said he beat tho bear about the hoad . and spino until he was dead. Missed Heavenly Feeling. Josophlne Woody, of 746 North Sev? enth Street, drank a couple of ounces 1 or laudanum last night because she thought that it would do her good. I The women had been 111, and toolf twenty drops of the opiate.* Thot mado i her foal bettor. If twontyifcdrops made 1 her fcei better, she thought that two I ounces would give a heavenly feeVlng. 1 She just missed it. Dr. Watts, of the city ambulance corps, saved her. She will recover. RUSSIANS ARE IN REVEN6EFUL MQOD In Measure Before Duma Their Aim Commercial Blow at United States. ALL JEWS TO BE EXCLUDED Ban Put on Hebrews and Cus? toms Duties Raised 100 Per Cent. St. Petersburg, Docombor 37.?A sup? plementary legislative proposal of a frankly prohibitive character was In? troduced by the Nationalists Into the| Duma to-day. It Is aimed directly at the United States. According to tha terms of tho proposed enactment Amer? ican citizens of the Jewish religion are to be totally excluded from Itusslu, and In the second place customs duties are to be raised by 100 por cent, unless the Russian nunnul sehedulo Is lowor thun the American. In that case a duty equallng the American duty will bo collected. The author of the bill Btatcs that the: last provision Is necessary In order to deal with the import of American ag? ricultural machinery. Tho remaining points of the propos? ed bill correspond In virtually every particular With tho bill Introduced Doccmbcr 22 by ex-Prcsldcnt Guchkoft, providing for tariff schedules appllc-, able to the United States at tho cx-i plratlon of the Ilusso-Amorlcan com-1 mercc and navigation treaty of 1S32. I In Revengeful Mood. Washington, December 27.?Except ? as u revelation of tho extent of the : Kassian resentment at the a?rogutlon by the United States of the treaty or 1832, the Introduction In the Duma to day of a bill attacking the American export 'trado with Pussln Is not re-! garded with much concern in official circles here. Even If the measure should be adopted by tho Duma It would require the approval of the Im? perial council and of the Czar him? self to become a law. Aud In that case it could not take effect before Jan? uary 1, 1013. because of tho contin? uance until that dato of the present treaty, with Its favored nation clause. Indications aro that negotiations for a new treaty will not be Borlously un? dertaken before lext September. In the Interim the Russian general elections win have been held and the great American quadrennial political conven? tions will have passed Into history. Re- i moved from likelihood of political In-' fluence In either country. It la felt that the negotiations can be conducted In the calm and Judicial temper on both sides that will promise bucccsb. Probably Two Trentlcs. That tnere may be two treaties In? stead of one Is regarded as probable. One of th?se conventions would deal entirely willi matters of trade and commerce, nnd the operation of Its favored-nation olause. If one were em? bodied, would bo confined to thone subjects. Thi other treaty would relate purely to matters of citizenship and naturali? zation, which, of course, would Involve somo treatment of the JewlBh ques? tion. The adoption of this course may be sup-cested by the Russian govern? ment as ono moans of safeguarding the great bulk of trade between Russia and the United States while serious and long-prctracted efforts are being made to adjust tho citizenship ques? tion. < A boycott of Amorlcan machinery Is demanded In a declaration signed by thirty-seven members of the Moscow council, which Is to be presented to the Duma, according to a mossags re? ceived at the State Department to-day | from American Consul-Oeneral Snod- ] grass at that place. Similar action has also been taken at Kursk. NEW BEEF SYNDICATE. Murdo McKenste to Head Dig Produc? ing Plant In Dracll. New York, Decembor 27.?It was news on Wall Street to-day that a combination of American and Canadian capitalists has boon formed to estab? lish in Brazil tho largest beef-produc? ing plant In the world. Tho syndlcato has bought from tho Brazilian government 9.000,000 acres of excellent breeding lands, where cat- j tlo can graze through tho entire year! without danger from freezing or from 6torms. The plant will be started with the largest number of cattle possible to buy, and tho capacity of the project Is fixed at &00.000 head. | Headquarters of tho syndicate will Oe In the city of San Paulo, 250 miles north of Buenos Ayres. Tho head of tho cvoncern Is Murdo McKenzie, of Colorado, former president of the Na? tional Stockmen's Association, who will receive a salary of $60.000 a year. James Martin, Pullman Official, Dead. Philadelphia, December 27.?dames Martin, superintendent for tho Pullman Company for the district south of Now York and cast of the Mississippi River, with headquarters in Philadelphia, died to-day. He was sixty-five years old, and recently Buffered a stroke of pa? ralysis. Mr. Martin was born In Bed? ford. Pa., nnd had been with tho Pull? man Company for forty years. Killed by Train. [Special to Tho TVJmes-Dlspatch. ] Bristol, Va., Docombor 27.?D. P. Davidson, aged sixty-five years, was strubk by a passsngcr train on tho Virginia and Southwestern Railway at Gato City to-day and killed. STATE LOSES ITS CASE Falls to Fix Blnme for Triangle Waist Fire Horror. New York, December 27.?The State failed to-day In Its effort to fix the Why turn yourself into a medicine-chest, filling it with every new concoc? tion that comes along? Nature does the cur? ing, not medicine. Atk your Doctor if SUNSHINE ?A N D Scott's Emulsion it not Ths treatment for Coaghe and Colde, Grippe, and many other ilk. MX osuoaisTs for Infants and Children. The Kind You Have Always Bought has homo the signa? ture of Chns. H. Fletcher, and lias hccn inndo nndcr his personal supervision for ovor 30 years. Allow no one to "deceive yon in tl?s. Counterfeits, Imitations and f* Just-as-fjood'1' are hut Experiments, and endanger the health of Chlldron?Experience against Experiment. The Kind You Have Always Bought 1 Bears the Signature of In Use For Over 30 Years. blame for the Ore horror' of March 26,. 1911, In which 147 employes of tho Triangle Wuist Company lost their lives. A verdict of "not guilty" was returned late to-day by the Jury in the UJiso of Isaac Harris and Max Blunck,', proprietors of the factory, who were Indicted In connection with tho holo-i canst. The Jury camo in at 4:36 1?. M.. after deliberating for an hour and! forty-flvo minutes. The pronouncement of acquittal was' first taken quietly by tho defendants.! but after un adjournment to an unto-! room, they gave way to their emotion in tears when embraced by relativesj and friends. As they passed out) through a lano of policemen to thej street a large crowd of men, women! and children awaited them. One hys-: terlcnn man tried to press through the] throng, crying: "Not guilty? Not; guilty? Murder! Murder! Mtfrdcr!" < Ho fell on tho steps of the courthouse in convulsions, gasping that he had lost a sister In the fire. By tho time tho excitement was over the defend? ants had darted into a nubway en? trance, cncaplng a hostllo crowd. Harris and Blanck wore not chargod In a wholesale manner with the deaths; that occurred at the fire, but opcclfl-^ cally with manslaughter in tho case! of Margaret SchwnfUz. a young girl, who was found dead near a door on! tho ninth floor of the building. Tho [ main argument of both the prosecu? tion arfd the defense was directed, ngainst this door, the 8tate Introduc-i Ing over n. "hundred witnesses In an attempt to prove that It was locked, and the defense refuting thin conten-i tlon by a maas of testimony. GET AWAY IN THE FOG. Tbree Military Prisoner* Make Work t for Governors Inland OfHe?rs. | New Tork. December 27.?In the dense fog tr.nt hung over tho bay to- ? day three military prisoners of Gover? nors Island broke from a squad of prisoners In charge of armed guards as they wero about fo board the ferry? boat, and. dodging tho bullets fired at them, leaped Into the rowboat of the Lieutenant Cheney. General Grant's launch, and rowed to the Brooklyn shore. Two of tho three. John Oailaghcr and C. W. Clarke, wero captured an they were about to land, but the third man. snld to bo Andrew Brown, es? caped. SHOES WIM* COST MORE, Predicted Effect of Itrreut Advance* In Price of Materlols. Brookline, MasB., December 27.?Shoe manufacturers here, declare that re? cent advances In the price of materials j will compel an increase of SO cents a pair In the wholesale price of ehnes this winter. At pres;nt prices, they say, no profits are possible to the manufacturer. A statcrront by T. J. Evans, secretary of the T\ic Manufac? turers' Association, says: "LCBther prices are going higher all the time, and to mike both ends meet we will hnve to raise the prices." Injured on Seaboard Trucks. [Special to Ths Tlmes-Dlspalch.J rtalelgh, N. C., December 27.?John Johnson, of Ridgeway, Va.. Is In Rex Hospital hero In a desperate condition from Injuries sustained In some un? known way on the Seaboard Air Line Railway near Hanson. He was picked up on the track thl? morning by train I No. 81 and brought to Raleigh. His shoulder and hl3 Jawbone are shat? tered and five ribs ar? broken. He has not been able to give any Indication of how he was hurt. He Is a painter, and has a wife and chlldron. OBITUARY Mrs. Mary Anderson Gllmer. The death of Mrs. Mary Anderson Gllmer on December 26. at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Everard Meade, marks tho close of a life full of years ! and of all those virtues which adorn, tho memory of a woman and render it beautiful and fragrant. The daughter of William Anderson, of Warsaw, on tho site of which the home of the Little Sisters of the Poor now Cstands, Mrs. OJlmor's girlhood was passed there. She was educated at PHapsco Institute, a famous school in her day. Her marriage to John ITarmer Gllmer, a member of the Vir? ginia bar and a brother of former Governor Thomas Walker Gllmer. took place soon after her return to Rich? mond from Petapsco. From that time until her tale of years was completed, she nad lived mainly In this city. She survived tho members of her Immediate family, her husband and a son. John Harmer Gll? mer, Jr., who was taken from her in tho full blush of a young manhood of extraordinary promlso. In her church, domestic and social adulations, she was a shining exemplar, her courageous fortitude In the midst of trouble, hor I sympathy with the young, her cour I teay and sweelnosfa of manner rondor Llng hor typical of a class of Virginia matrons who have passed .with their generation. Her declining years in the midst of those nearest and dearest to her had boen full of happiness and peace. Her funeral services will be con? ducted to-day from St. James Church at 12 o'clock. The Interment will bo ?private. Funeral of William Walton Harper. [S-poclal to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.] Orange, Va., December 27.?Funeral services over tho body of William Wal? ton Horner took plnco In the Presby? terian Church at Orange to-day, and were conducted by Rev. Mr. Cox and Rev. Mr. Carter. Mr. Hnrper was born In Alexandria In 1S2S. He hold a posi? tion with tho dry goods house of E. R. Jaffray & Company, of New York, until ho retired from business nnd sottljd on his estate. "Peliso." In Orange county. Ho was a member of the New York Historical Society and Metro? politan Museum of ATt. and for many I years was a member of tha Presbyte? rian Church, of which he was an elder. I Mr. Harper died at the University Hospitnl, at Charlotteevllle. on Christ map afternoon, after an Illness of four j wee'ks'. His "body ..will be taken to ? Alexandria for Interment In ht* family lot. Ho was a prominent Mason, nnd his lodgo in Alexandria will *tnke ehorge of his bitrlol. Tie Is survived hv a widow, formerly Miss Annie W. Hill. of\ Connecticut, and two daugh? ters, Mrs. Frances W. Dabnev. of Staunton, and Mrs. T. >L Applegaxth, of Now York, (iconic E. Schmucker. [Special to Th? Times-Dispatch.] Stuuiuun, Va., December il.?George E. Scnmucker, a well-known Confed? erate veteran of this city, is dead, aged seventy-one years. Mr, Suhinuoker wo.* captured three timua in tno Civil War. hut succeeded each time In making hi escape?twice from prison. lie mar? ried a sister of Theodoro Shuey, olll clal reported of the United Stales S-sn ate. His v.-l!c and threu sons survive Mr. Schmucker. He was a natlvu ol Siienanduah county, but had long made his homo In Augusta county, having In tho past few years moved to Stauntoii. JoHCub S. lei tin. (Special to The TImt-s-Dlspatch.] Slaunlon. Va., Doecmncr 11.?News has reached Stnunton of the death at Jacksonville. Fla., of Jos>ph S. LeFID. a Jobbing dry goods merchant of that city, who spent bis summers hero, lie married Miss Margaret, the oldest daughter of the late Captain T. C. Mor? ton, of Staunton. He Is survived by his wife and two sons. Mrs. IJnrvr-y linker. [Special to The Tlmcs-Dlspatch.] ? Beaver Dam, Va.. December 27.?Mrf Harvey Baker died at tho home of her aunt. Mrs. A. C. Ellett. last nlglit. Sh. Is survived by her husband and little girl; also one sister. Miss Addle Bled soe, of Richmond. Mrs. Anne Hosier Marler. [Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.] Ashland. Va., December 27.?Mr* Anne Easter Marlcy died at her home. In Towson. Md., this morning, after a fhort Illness. Mrs. Mnrley was the daughter of the late Rev, Ocorge anil Bosa Macmurdo Easter. She leaves throe small children and two sisters. Mrs. I,. T. W Mnrye. of Ashlond. sn<" Mr.. Fred Burr, of Wilmington. N. C. The Interment will take place In Bal? timore. Thomas J. Cnte. rSpeela) to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.1 Bristol, Va., December 27.?Thoniu.? 3. Gate, a promln-rnt farmer reitding near Drlstol, dropped dead of apoplexy to-dny. He was sixty-three years old HI. wife nnd elffh'. children survlvt him. Charles E. Parker. [Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.] Suffolk. Va.; December 27.?Charte? E. Parker, flfty-nlnc years old. died suddenly this afternoon. He la sin vlved by 1.1m wife, two daughters and five sons. One or the daughters Miss K. .Tanlc Parker, deputv clerk <?: city courts, nnd another. Miss Nettl Parker, In a well-known teacher. 11. W. Osrliiirn, Sr.' (Special to The Tlmcs-Dlspatch.] Union Level, Va.. December 27.?I) W. Oghurn. Sr., aged scvcntv-nln. years, died at his home near hero Mon? day night nt 10 o'clock. He was borr July 3. 1S3?. In Mecklenburg eourn> The Interment took place yctorday a; 2 P. M. from the family cemetery, no, the homo of B. C. Oghurn. DEATHS ANDERSON?Entered into rest, at J o'clock P. M-. Tuesday, December 2fl, 1911. MARY PEGRAM ANDERSON, widow of General Joseph R. Ander? son and daughter of General James West Pcgram and Virginia Johnson Pcgrarfl, In tho olghty-second year of her age. Funeral at 3 P. M. THURSDAY. December 28, at her home. 920 West Franklin Street. Interment private. Baltimore Sun plcaso copy. T ADM AN?Died, in his home. 202 South Belvldere Street, 8:05 A. M.. Decem? ber 27. 1911. MR. JESSE B. TALMAS', aged forty years. Survived by two children. Mary and Jesse: his mother. Mrs. John Talman; two sisters. Mrs. M. L. Oullck. Barton Heights; Mrs l>. C. Kracke, H North Harrison. Funeral THURSDAY, 1 P. M., from St. Andrew's Church. Interment Rlv ervlew. GILMER?Died, at tho residence of her daughter, Mrs. Kverard B. Meade, Tuesday night, December 26, MRS MARY E. GILMER. widow of John Harmer GUmer, In the ninety-flrtt year of her age. Funeral at 12 noon THURSDAY, St. James Church. Intermont private. GRAY?Died, Wednesday evening. De? cember 27. JAMES GRAY (colored), s faithful servant and a loyal friend Expert judgment of Quality and au? thentic knowledge of Purity are un? necessary when you select The Velvet Kind Ice Cream. After Christmas Prices ON AT Jones Bros. & Co., Inc., 1418-1420 East Main Street. Can Cancer Be Cured? IT CAN The record of the Kellam Hospital Is without parallel in history, navlng cured to stay cured permanently, with? out the use of the knife or X-ray, over 90 par cent, of the mnny hundreds of sufferers from cancer which 't hau troated during the past fifteen years. We havo been endorsed by the Senate and Legislature of Virginia. Wo guar? antee our cures. Physicians treated free. 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