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MAKES BURIAL ROBE; DIES AS SHE PROPHESIED Woman Sees Her End; Reaper Comes Wife In Good Health, with Kind Hus band and Baby Girl, Has Pre. sentiment of Coming Doom Special to The Herald, ST. LOUIS, Feb. 4.— A presentment of her own death came to Mrs. Alma Lnrkln of East St. Louis months ago. She was not ill, and to others there seemed no reason why she should not live many years to bless her husband ami baby girl. But sin- had read what Was to be, and, week after week, busied herself in preparations for the fiani chapterr — death and burial. AA A week ago she was taken ill. Satur day she died and Monday, attired in white robes, fashioned by her own hands, she was borne to her grave by pallbearers she herself Selected weeks ago. She was the wife of Thomas Lnrkln, a well-to-do coal and Ice dealer of East St. Louis. They had a pretty homo at 9 20 Lake avenue and one child, a little daughter, was the darling of both parents. Several months ago Mrs. Larkln passed the thirty-fifth anniversary of her birth. And with that event came the presentiment of death. Something, she knew not what, told her she would not live through the year. She was not frightened nor excited by this knowl edge. It only deepened the tenderness j of all she said and did as wife and ' mother. Asked Husband to Buy Burial Lot Her husband did not share her confi dence in the presentiment. She asked him to go to Mount Hope cemetery and select a pretty lot. But he would not. j "Time enough," he said, "to do that when the lot Is needed. God grant that! will be many a year yet." She answered only with a smile, sad . and yet serene, and pressed him no! further at that time, though later her request was repeated and denied. That was three months ago. For a time following this incident sh9 kept her thought of death locked In her own bosom. No one else, she knew, could understand the certainty she felt, i so she waited tranquilly until the day should all but arrive. AA A month ago she went to Qulncy, 111., j on a visit* to her sister, Mrs. Enochs. Before leaving she asked her husband for money with which to buy clothes. j Thinking- she had abandoned her brood- ' ing over death, the happy husband gave ! her the money she asked for. lt was grave clothes she wanted — : clothes for her burial. They were ill to be white, pure and dazzling ami I snowy. Nothing about them, not a rib- j bon or so much as a fragment of lace i that was black. Nothing somber. Neither was there to be nny gayer col ors. Only tho white, typical of purity and of peace. These garments wore made In Quincy ' !by the sisters. .Mrs. Enochs humoring the mood of Mrs. Larkln. Affectionate Parting with Sister At last the wardrobe of death was I complete and the sisters said farewell. Their parting was affecting, tender, but j tranquil, just as Mrs. Larkln's deport ment all had been ever slnco th» day , when she realized first that death had I set his seal upon her. Only tears shone in the sisters' eyes as they clung to each other in a last embrace. .Mrs. Larkin came back to East St. Louis ] with the white funeral garments, laun- . / dered and folded carefully, packed in ' her trunk. She knew then that there must be no more delay. The time was growing short rind death was just ahead. Again | she asked her husband to buy the ceme tery lot. Again he refused. She asked him, too, to purchase a coffin for her, and described the kind she wanted— white velvet — all white, like the clothes she had made at Quincy. But Mr. Larkin, grief-stricken tit the thought, would not buy the coffin cither. But, firm in her own foreknowledge of the future, she told him In detail of her wishes regarding the funeral. These were the pallbearers she named: E . F. Coddlngton, Miss Myers, George Ridgely. E. C. Rudecll, Dr. A. Gode- Jahn, George Bates, P. B. Smith and M . Millard. She was a member of the Pythian sisters and she requested that they have charge of the funeral. She was a devoted member of the First Methodist church, prominent In religious work and devoted to tho church Itself, She requested that Rev. J . E. Harmon, pastor of that church, bc asked to conduct the funeral ex ercises. About a week ago, after days of pa tient waiting for the summons, she was taken 111, Her husband caused her to bc removed to the Henrietta hospital in East Bt, Louis. There, day by day, she grew weaker. Life was ebbing away. On Saturday the premonition that came In the autumn v is fulfilled, She v. as taken home n ltd robed in the white garments sbi herself had made at Quiney. The white coffin was purchased, andi fair, Illy fair, »ho wan laid in its satin depths. The pallbear ers and the minister were summoned. The funeral took place from the stricken home to the church she loved and thence to Mount Hope cemetery, when they laid her in a grave Inn peaceful spot, where In Hummer time the sunshine, causes Wild lluunrs to twinkle in the velvet, turf, The Minstrel "Bi bold In me a mlnsi pel, old and graj . But blithe withal," the North Wind chi •"iii,- forttst i» ray harp, ana when i play lOwflakeß dance." ithollc Standard and ■ (arrow) lClapeco Siuutik Quarter Six* Collar I 1 15e«niteach; 2 (or 23c«ot» M M cirerT, IK.Ui' D* •» co. % X lt«k.i. "I ''lu»u «nd Moutrok blilxti J* nint, unman! «"•*'»*»»• t.lttle Mvelj n Tlintr trona pnler 4 Any by iiny nit (hi- time nppronrhr* •< for her to lake the ttilnemi ntnnrt, <■ «h>- will be nt the merry of n de- ■• terminal prooecjitor irlio renllaen << the (tVtffli of the utory Khe ■will « tell the j.-rj nml he « 111 tHm ■;• no(Iiln«n o(Iiln« undone to upnet It. . 4 Yonnir Mr*. Tlimv'n life rrlll be << no an open book to Dlntrlct Attor* i ney Jerome irlien he tnkea he» In <; hnnd nnd begin* to ply her rrlth i qiiOMMnn*. Illn deteetlve* hnve ■. trnoeil her life from early p. Irlhnoii. < ■ She U no« but 2.1 yearn old, but < ' him lived the lite of thrlee (hour ■ ji'nr<. < "She will tell yon tilth her own < lip* the reason why »hp declined to • iniirry Hurry Thnw when' lie llr«t I nuked her to I .me hU wife." At- < l i.rni-.v (jlennon kn promliied the < Thnw Jury. ■ < "SulNre II to «iiy that the rrnmin < hnd to do with nn experience In her • life im*»clute<l with ««(Miifi.ril < White." , < II I In this purl of the ntory which < will be the <-rnrlnl fenturr of the < defenne. lint jhiiiuj Mm. Thaw < ' him to tell the world when »lir < ' taken the rlmlr nh,- ha* told do one I ' but her hunliund nnd hi* lawyers. < ' Ilirv nil, know the story wlilrli • > la tv be unfolded <•> the Jury na the < • wife* nluir.- la the plea for hit life. ■ SANTA BARBARA ASKS FOR RATES COMMISSIONER LANE HEARS COMPLAINTS Coast City Believes It 6hould Get Same Terminal Tariffs as Los Angeles and Other Sea. port Cities By Associated Press. SANTA BARBARA. Feb. 6.—Frank lin K. I<ane, Interstate commerce com missioner, held a meeting In the rooms of the Santa Barbara chamber of com merce today and heard testimony bear ing upon the protest of Santa Barbara merchants against the Southern Pacific railway, charging the railroad corpo ration with unjust and unlawful dis crimination against the city of Santa Barbara and its citizens in maintaining local freight rates to this city on ship ments from tho east instead of making this a terminal point. The cities of Marysvllle. San Jose, Los Angeles and San Diego are pointed out iii th" complaint as cities which were receiving terminal freight rates and which were in no wise entitled to them more than Santn Barbara. The Southern Pacific resisted the contention, claiming that Santa Bar bara had no water competition such as the other points named enjoyed; hence was not entitled to the terminal rates. A crowd of about fifty Santa Barbara citizens attended the hearing. About a dozen witnesses, comprising wholesale and retail dealers in produce, groceries, hardware, furniture and general mer chandise, were called and testified to the facts set forth in the complaint. l!"th the railroad and the complain ant citizens were represented by coun sel. Nearly the entire session was con sumed by the Introduction of evidence by the protestants, the railroad putting on but one witness today. The hearing was adjourned at 5:30 p. in., to convene again at Ventura to morrow morning. At that time the rail road will put several witnesses on the Stand to support Its defense. Complaints Are Similar The Santa Barbara and Ventura com plaints are similar in character, and it is likely that they will be decided to gether by the commission when the matter is finally submitted to it in Washington. The testimony offered by the business men of Santo Barbara at today's hear ing served to show that the merchants of the city were so discriminated against by the railroad that they were unable to deliver certain commodities to the local consumer at the same fig ure quoted ib<- consumer In Los Ange les and the three rjtljes mentioned. The local merchants pay the local rate from Los Angeles In addition to the terminal rate. As hii instance of another alleged injustice, h was also established that the local freight rate from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara was considerably higher than the rate from Los Angeles to Lompoc, a point fifty miles north of Santa Barbara, and that much longer haul, The railroad attorneys met this with the claim that eight or nine years ago there was water competition at Loin • poc, and that the rate had never been altered, although such a change was In i he course of preparation. It was shown that because of tho terminal rates allowed Los Angeles, Jobbers there were enabled to enter Santa Barbara territory and si cure business which otherwise the local mer chants (VOUld seine, Also tnanufac li:nrs ha I been dissuaded from ostab- I i.i.i- plants In Santa Barbara, and buHlncHß of other sorts had been re strained and crippled by 1. 1 1 • • lack of terminal rates here, i was shown thai the freight charges i. r on certain commodities brought from the cast via Panama, Sun Diego and Los Angeles were the I Santa Barbara as at Los An . n Diego, The attorneys for I he def indant brought oul by cross ition of witnesses that the depth oi the water at this port was not I to allow the steamship com* panlfu having larger vessels to make this a port of call, and therefore there my material water competition, hence no ground for ilalm i . terminal rates. FINDS WEDDING RING IN RABBIT'S STOMACH sp. olal to Tl ■ P HILADELPHI Va., Feb. 5.— While Cleaning a large rabbit lie had Killed during a gunning trip near Snow Hill. Policeman (Ji-orgo IS, Donovan of Cam den found a wedding ring In the ani mal's stomach- His hand hit against a hard sub- II I stance during the leaning, and an mi i vestlgatlon revealed the ring, it eon* t amed the Initials "J. P. to J. p." Mr. Donovan will try to iin.i the owner. Bright objeoti urn known to attract rabbits, who frequently swallow them, but how a wild animal lot a wedding ring Is a mystery, union* it - owner lot<t it while pausing through field or wood land, LOS ANGELES HERALD: WEDNESDAY MORNING. FEBRUARY 6. 1907. INSANE IMPULSE LEO THAW TO KILL DOCTOR SAYS MADNESS WAS BEHIND DEED Jerome Fights Desperate Half-Day Battle to Shake Witness' Testi. mony— Knowledge of Surg ery Surprises All M'onllnnrd from Vnmr linn N t the table and to whom ho did not ppcak; that this man then hold the pistol above his head and walked quietly toward thn elevator; that ho gave up the pistol without resistance and did not make any attempt to es capo. nnd that ho said: i. ruined my wife,' and thai! he Immedlati Iy afterward said lo his wife: •| have probably snvod jour life;' I ask you. sir. upon your Judgment as an export, whether you are able to give RIl opinion touching upon the san ity of the man who made that answer?" •■i ( an," said Dr. Wiley, "Will you express that opinion?" •i believe thai that man — " "You must pot state n belief," In terrupted Mr. Jerome, "You must give n opinion." "My opinion," said Dr, Wiley, "is that the man who committed the net dc ■crlbed wns suffering from Insanity." Defines Hereditary Insanity Tho witness was asked to define hereditary insanity, which he did, bul when a question by Mr. Gleason as to the influence of hereditary Insanity was asked It was objected to by Mr. Jerome. Dr. Wiley said thnt In hereditary in sanity the common blood would flow through brothers and therefore a COUSin, the son of an uncle of the do. dendant, might follow the same hered itary influence. "Are you acquainted, as you sit there, with the form of insnnity which the law of this state defines and excuses for crime? " asked Mr. Jerome. "Not entirely." "Then your opinion upon the ques tion you have answered was given ns a. scientific man. You had In mind the various forms of mental aberration which scientific men meet together and discuss?" "Yes, and from my own application of the medical knowledge on the sub ject." Mr. Jerome asked the witness If he really considered himself nn expert. "I feel that I have had experience," began the doctor. "That is not the point. Are you an expert? We don't know whether you are or not." "I think I am competent—" "Are you an expert?" shouted Je rome. "I am an authority," Dr. Wiley re plied. Doctor Is Positive After Dr. Wiley said he was an authority he was asked by Mr. Je rome if ho was willing to go on rec ord .before, the world In this case as a scientific man after merely witnessing Thaw's action on the street car In rittsburg, and from description of his killing; of Stanford White as saying that Thaw was insane. Dr. Wiley replied with decision, "Yes." Asked by Mr. Hleason if In his opinion the defendant at the time of thu deed knew that it was wrong, the witness replied "yes," and started an explanation which was stopped by Mr. Jerome and Mr. Gleason. tho former objecting to the explanation and the hitter endeavoring to stop his witness. When the question was again put to him he answered "no." Dr. Wiley explained that a person might know what he was doing and yet be entirely in the control of an Irresist ible Impulse. "In other words," commented Mr. Jerome," we have a sort of volitional Insanity," "That is possible, coupled with a morbid impulse." "An act Is morbid if It Is insane?" "And a man may know the nature and quality of his act, know that It is wrong and against the law, and yet be swept away by an emotional impulse?" "Yes, by an impulse over which he has no control." "What evidence of delusion was there In the hypothetical question put to you by counsel for the defense?" asked Mr. Jerome. Tho witness started to answer. Jerome Scores Point "Walt a moment," commanded the district attorney. "Let's ko over this thing again. Give us the substance of the hypothetical question on which you baaed u o important an opinion in this rase." In repeating the question the witness Inadvertently admitted that he had taken Into consideration his knowledge of the case outside of the question. "Then you did not base your opinion entirely upon the question?" "Not entirely. I based it on what I saw in Pittsburg and what I knew of the case." "I move that the entire Question and answer be stricken out Of the testi mony," said Mr. Jerome, turning to Judge Fitzgerald, Counsel for the de fenae objected, but Judge Fitagerald said he thought best to strike the mat ter out and go all over it again, so as to make the record clear, Attorney Gleason re-formed the question, this time basing It upon the law of Insanity as laid down by the .statutes of the state of New York. in. Wiley again declared that be was competent to answer the question. •Whit Is your opinion based upon. the form of insanity an laid down by the law oi this state?" asked Mr. Qlea* son, "The act of an insane man." Tries to Shako Witness Mr. Jerome led the witness through a loni series of questions dealing with nil manner of subjects and asking him his opinion, as an expert, on most of them. •An- you a mythologlHt?" asked Mr. Jerome. "No.", "Have you studlded the subjsjetf" "Not extensively." matter of fact, do you know what mythology i«?" "V.K." "] ■ mythology an act or a direct act? " Dr. Wiley Would ""' venture a de • You say a delusion Is the reault of a pathological condition?" "Then the defendant's delusions must ome from a pathological con. dltlonr '■Yt'S, COUPled With U functional con dition." possible for a funotton to bs abnormal unless there i» a dl "i v dilated artery, for Instance." ■■Mm a dilated artery has nothing to do with the case «'f Harry Tiiay, Una it?" "Ko. 1 MOTIir.H i.ovf. WINS i> The rtlaregnrd which Thaw* A \ molhrr, whoa* aortal nn.hlllon. -i » once knew no honnd* And nhn» 4 i> rtntißhter In (he wife of nn i:,, a li,h <s »>» > r-»rl, now feel* for nil thr thin** << *> Ihnl once arrmrii «nrrf,l nml ilcnr < k nliffi they «1nr.,l In the MM of life < I nno liberty f the non on whom MM < *> hn» l-i, l»)irrl fortune nfler fortune, < • l« llfniMrnteit hy th* fact (hnt not < . only .11,1 ,|, P content to the pirn of < |> fn»nnlt.v tlironttlr heredity hut Will < *> nHunlly take the ,tnn,l to offer < S> wlinlrur (o.dmonv I. within her < » power to help make (hi. defenne. of < •■> ln«anlt.r n tannlhle tlilnir. < *> Those nhn have followed thr < *> cn«e alnffC (ho (rlnl heann have < £ MitMin the «rrnir<i renpect for the < J> limn, broken. narrow - burdened < £ mother, and ther frankly e*»reaa < • »)n,|»n(hv with her over the ordenl < •> of the wlfncKa chnlr. -'.'■ < t> Mr,. 11,,,,, la willing to make < t> iiny nncrim-e thnt lie* within her < £ power to be ennlileil to make thla < *> nppenl to the twelve men who hold < • the fate of her boy In their hand*. > Mr. Jerome wanted to know If Ilr. Wiley believed in Christian science, The doctor iiM not answer directly, but was pinned closely to the question by Mr. Jerome, He dually replied that he did not Witness and Lawyer Clash This line of questioning soon led to n wordy clash between the nttorney nd witness, iii which Mr. Jerome in terrupted the witness' replies with a loud exclamation: "DM i ask you that? 1 >i<l I ? Answer me." "No." "Upon what in the hypothetical ques tion diil you base your consluslon as to the Insanity?" "By the fad thai the man, sitting with n party, suddenly arose nnd with out provocation " "Is there anything In the question about provocation?" Jerome Inter posed. "No," Dr. Wiley replied, with n show of feeling. "It wns the mnnner of the man, nnd the fact that he rataed his hand in a peculiar way " "Stop," shouted Jerome angrily. "Is there anything In the question about peculiar?" The witness admitted there was not. "The remark to his wife. 'I have probably saved your life,' was another reason for the conclusion," said Dr. Wiley. "Did It occur to you that after firing three bullets Into the body of his vic tim the man held his revolver aloft to Indicate that his deed wns done, that there was to he no further killing and that he wanted to avert a panic?" "That entered Into the calculation." "Did motive have no bearing?" 'Yes; I read in the papers and I decided " "Stop! Did the question of motive make so light an impression on your mind that when you come here to tes tify ns a scientific man you want to Import Into the case what you read in the newspapers?" The witness was silent. "Didn't this man ralße his hand and his revolver to Indicate there was to b,e no further killing' 1 " "Possibly. But as I was saying " Jerome Rebukes Witness "Will you refrain from volunteering information for which I do not ask? Answer my question and nothing else. I have had to ask this many times and don't want to have to do it again. When did you get here?" asked Mr. Jerome. "Wednesday." "And you tnlked with counsel?" "Yes, about the case." "About the hypothetical question?" The witness fairly shouted the an swer. He also flushed angrily. "Is not Jealous rage the dominant ele ment In the mind of every man who kills from jealousy?" asked Mr. Je rome. "There may be other elements." AT' Stop that volunteering; answer my question. Tell us som« more of your conclusions from ' the hypothetical question," he requested. "The time, the manner and the place chosen " "So," shouted Jerome, "you think the place was chosen for the crime, do you?" "No. My argument Is that it was not chosen." "I don't want your argument. Keep it out of this. What Is your opinion was the place chosen?" "No." "Now, as to the manner— do you think that because, this man's malice and haired of the man he saw on the roof garden, walked over to him and fired three bullets into his body, with the revolver so close that the face was powder burnd, do you think that was an act of Insanity?" "Yep." "Then the killing of any person in a jealous rage is per .se an act of In sanity?" "Yes." Acts Were Insane Mr. Jerome took the witness over every incident' of the night of the trage dy and asked him If in each ease he thought Thaw's acts were those of an Insane man, The witness finally re plied: "Taken alone, they do not Impress me so, but taken together they do." "We have gone over the entire OEM, Now tell me, did you arrive at your opinion that he was insane from tho fuels of that night alone?" Dr Wiley said tho occurrence of the night of tragedy had not wholly con vinced him. He was asked If his opinion us to the. insanity of the pris oner was based upon the occurrence upon the roof garden, Dr. Wlloy an swering that It was. "And after reading the newspapers?" suggested the district attorney. •' V.s." Mr. Jerome then curried tho witness through the various tests of alienists to discern brain trouble, such an re- Ilexes, etc., the witness nodding hla as sent and asserting that he know them all, including the Romberg test. "Deaorlbs th" Romberg test," com manded Mr. Jerome. The wUneas said It was a test of the brain. "But that Is not an explanation of the K'Miiberg system. Do you know it, have you avir heard of it?" "I do not exaOtly know it." "How many people have you ex amlned an an agptrt to their lnwan ity." "oh, übout 100; I don't know." "Did you use the Komberg test on any or thorn." "I don't exactly know whut tho Horn 1,,-iK "*l !«■ 1 cunn.n say." Jerome Baffles Physician Mr. Jerome displayed tho thorough* ness with which he has studied mcdi cal authorities to fit himself for the Thaw eases, by leading the witness through a chain of questions dealing with pathology which at times seemed to thoroughly baffle the witness,' who hesitated time and again and evaded direct answers. Dr. Wiley wus stilt undergoing cross examination when a recess win tak«n At Ip. m Dr. Wlloy resumed the Btflnd an noon as the afternoon session was convened. \Vh<> have yon talked to during the recrns?" was the first question Jerome hurled M the witness. "With Mr. nieaann," said Dr. Wiley. "Who else?" "flevrrnl other gentlemen, I don't know who tlioy wet*." Did you talk about this case?" "Yes. One of the gentlemen told me the Itomberß test til a test for loco motor ataxla." "They told you that?" "Yes." "And don't you know who It was who told you that?" "He « ;ii a physician." "Was his name known to you?" "No." "Was It T>r. llnmmond?" Dr. Hammond, one of Thaw's alien ists, was imkeil to stand up. "No," the witness replied, ;'":,. Mr, Jerome further continued the tactics of the morning session, putting the witness through a rigid teat as to his professional knowledge, Thaw Smiles at Questions There was a suggestion of i smile on Thaw's face at some of tin- questions asked Dr. Wiley by Mr. Jerome, "Doctor," Mr. Jerome proceeded, "does the cardiac nerve connect direct* iy with the cerebellum?" Tin- witness hesitated, "Well," ri'snnic.i Jerome, "maybe you car tell us if (he pneurnogastrlo norvo joins tho spinal column In tho luninnr circle or in the dorsal region." , "In the clorsnl region." "Where is the dorsal roglon?" "1 hnvo not joml much on thnt." "Oh. well, never mind thnt. Tell mo If It Is not n fart thnt tho pnounio (aatrlc and cardiac nro ono and tho same thing." "They may bo." "Don) you. ns ■ specialist In norve discuses and un expert, know which la which?" The witness remained Rllont. Pls trlct Attorney Jerome rained question nfter question upon him and no answer was vouchsafed. "Did you ever hear of cnralKltla?" "No." "What books on nervous diseases hnvo you over rend?" The witness mentioned two author ities. "Do you recollect a single thing that ny of these authors Bald?" "Not In tholr language." "When did you last read them?" "Just before coming here." "Why did you do thnt?" "I merely glanced at them." Witness Gets Tangled "Dr. Wiley, can you recall anything you ever read In nny book? Please state It to the Jnrv." "I have road a translation of Oppen hoimer's works." "How many volumes?" "One." "You mean to say you rend Oppen hoinifr In one volume?" "I don't recall." "What was the precise title?" "I don't know." "Getting bnck to the pneumogastrlc nerve, or cardiac nerve. Is It not a fact that they do not connect with the spinal column at all, but enter tho skull cavity?" The witness hesitated. "I will withdraw the question, your honor," he said, turning to Justice Fitzgerald. "Are. you a homcopathist?" asked the district attorney. "Well, what are you?" "I nm a nervous practitioner." During the long and harrowing cross examination of the witness Thaw's counsel made a study. Mr. Gleason looked nppeallngly at Dr. Wiley as he was piled with Jerome's questions. Mr. Delmas looked Inter ested and at times appeared fatigued. Mr. Hartrldge wns worried. Mr. Pea body was busy In conversation with the prisoner a groat part of the time. Mr. McPheo could not suppress a smile. Thaw finally began to bite his finger nails. Dr. Wiley did not appear discon certed In the least, however. He rubbed his eyes wearily with his hands as Mr. Jerome hurled broadsides of questions at him, and made no reply. Tests of Insanity After bringing in every possible change In tho pneumogastrlc nerve, Mr. Jerome, passed on to tho tests of Insanity by the light of tho eyes. "Do you know of the Argyle-Robln son test of light?" "Yea," "Where did you ever hear of It?" "I don't recall." "Did you ever hear of such a thing before T asked the question?" The witness hesitated. "Where," said Jerome, "in any book In God's whole wide world did you over read anything about the Argyle-Robin son test of light?" Dr. Wiley did not reply. "Did you ever examine this defend ant as to his sanity?" "No." "Can you determine whether or not a man Is insane by looking at htm?" "No. I must have some conversation With him." "Did you ever converse with Thaw? "No." "Do you think It right for you to come here and give it as your opinion that a man is insane when you have not submitted him to any examina tion?" • '2 "I" I have given my opinion of a hypo thetical question, not upon an examina tion." "Are you willing to stake your repu tation on that opinion?" "I" I came here as a material witness of fact and I have been converted Into an expert witness without any prepara tion." Describes Insane Acts "What do insane people usually do after killing a person?" "There usually follows evidence or Satisfaction and relief, and a declara tion of fact. Thaw's declaration to his wife that he had probably saved her life was a very suspicious clrcum "Do you know that her life was not ln danger?" "No. I assume It was not." Mr. Jerome concluded his examina tion of Dr. Wiley and Dr. C. H. Binga mun, a Thaw family physician from Pittsburg, was called us the second witness for tho defense. Mr Bingaman knew Harry Thaw for thirty years and his mother for the same length of time. "Did you attend Harry Thaw In his lnfancy?" "Yes." •What disease do you first recall?" "St. Vltus' dance." On cross-examination Mr. Jerome had Dr. Blngaman repeat that Thaw was 7 years old when ho suffered from St. Vltus 'lance. Tho witness was then released. m - , Dr John T. Deemer of Kittannlns, Pa vii called as the next witness In the Thaw trial He attended Thaw as a boy. ■■'"■ •■ in Deemer was not allowed to testify lnI In the trial as to Insanity of Thaw'B relatives, Justice Fitzgerald calling for more authorities before he would allow the evidence to go before the Jury. Only One -IIKIMIO ((I ININK" That 1b UAXATIVE HKOJIO Quinine. Similarly nuroud remedies mi iliiim do ceive. The Itnl and original Cold Tablet m a WHITK PACKAGE with black «n<l i.ii lettering, und hours the signature of Li. W. UKOVE. 25c. AMUSEMENTS TPELASCO THEATER " S^PV^l^Uio^ I»R cTVlatincc Tomorrow— All This Week Th« H«ln«of> Theater Stock Companr present* n, C. Carton's Immensely sue» cessftrl comedy, , HIS EXCELLENCY the GOVERNOR A piny full of novelty and bnhhlln* over with delightful fun. ■ XIX T WEEK'S nRBAT niMj-Flrst Performance l.y ft Btnrk Company Any- where of the Dramatisation of Inn Maolnren's Widely Rend Story. Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush With Oeorge W. rtnrnum In thn role crenterl by ,T It StoiMnrt SKATS for "Hpuldn tho Honnle llrler Hiißh" ON HAI.K THIH MnnNlNO. ORPHEUM THEATER " prl V.^'r. l i M - 2d ,"il? "' Both Phon«i U47. (^MODERN VAUDEVILLE Ned \yp nnd «lt ll«Ml<kliiK (ilrln— Wnrrrn A lllnn.tinr.l — A li'hlaoti- I'.l.v — Mnrnetn A Milinv — Violet Allen * «...--« llln 11. .11 Wnkefteld— lllnvk A Jone*— Orpheum - Motion IMet urea— Illoe A Cohen. Matinees Dully Bxcepl Monday. /~\ RAND OPERA HOUSE Mftln Rt - T3 ! t - lg^ *"* M« GRAND OPERA HOUSE »>hone« Main 1»87; »om» amst. The Family Theater, Murray " ";i,i o )n to nT^°c,V, 3 : Around the Town C®, MACK am of cTMatinee Saturday Next Week— BLACK PATTI MOROSCO'S BURBANK THEATER rr l hhoh X on 0 » nlaln"n Ialn " To\milT— Only five more performances, niggast nnd best In town, RICHARD CARVEL Winston Churchill's matchless story. Return of IT. J. Olnn. Next AVeek— lly upeclnl nrrnnßement Mnnnitrr Moroseo will offer William 1. Crnne'n liliturnl nun'Mli — THE HENRIETTA With every llurbank favorite In the CMt John Burton as Nick of tho Street, Mary Van Ruron us tlio bewitching: widow, Henry StookbrldKe and Hurry Mestaycr will nltcrnnte at ovo.ry other performnncn In thn role of "Dertle." Mr. rUockbrliipre Sunday afternoon, Mr. Mrstnyer Sunday pvfnliiK. Scats ready. TUT ASON_OPERA_ HOUSE fS&Vtlimmh ATT MI?VT \K7T?T?IT KLAW fir ICR^ANC.RR *\Ljlj INJpAX W CLiCjt\ iTescnt the New Rochello Comedy, 45 Minutes From Broadway KRiSS.* With COKTNNE and a big cast. SAI.I-: TOMOIUIOW. I'rleeai HOC, 7«i', H.OO. $1.r,0 TyTASON OPERA HOUSE u..S S^MKir. TONIGHT AND REMAINDER OF WEEK with Saturday Matinee. The Musical Extravaganza of instantaneous hits — THE UMPIRE The Famous Bnseball Play, with FRED MACK AS THE UMPIRE, which ran for 350 nights in Chicago. The piny of the season. Sent sale now on. Prices: 50c, 75c, $1.00 and tl.fiO, . THE AUDITORIUM SP Si B oKS" r " "Th enter Beautiful" Tonight, lliilniK'i- of Week, With Wednemlny and Saturday Matlneea— The Ferrln Stock" Co. nnd A A *T^m *«*. -. --- T~)J J _„_.__ Mian Florence Stone In the /AT W"^\Xt^\T rZlftQff* Southern drama XJL L X lllV-z^y XVIVJL^V-r A stupendous production, a wealth of scenery. Seats now selling;. Prices 10c, 25c. ,15c and 60c. Phones 2367: Main 51SH. FISCHER'S THEATER m st> bet - ss P Tln « anA Mn'n. iav,nnß o inanxnn, Week Com. Monday, Feb. 4th. The llounr lleyond Compurlson. The Home of Musical Comedy. nKTTY'S Hl'sn.(ND Fred L. Griffiths' latest musical farce comedy, with pretty grlrls nnd catchy music galore. Shows nightly at S and 9:30; Matinees dally except Monday. Ladies' Souvenir Matinee on Thursday. Prices 10c, 20c, Reserved seats 250. MISSION THEATER 323 s - Main. Phone Home 1372. iO ° iU " inr,/\lE,I\ EVAN BALDWIN, M«r. DAVID GAItItICK, a romantic comedy. New scenery, complete orches- tra, now faces. Matinees Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. Ladies specially Invited. Prices: lfic, 20c, 25c. 50c. Box scats 50c. Next week, "A Virginia liomnnee." ■•■•■. ■ UNJQUE_T_HEATER ''SAi'i^SS&m, Pro ps . 1l I I Mil VAUDEVILLE, COMMDV, MOVI.VU PICTUHKB. < lIIM.K Of . I'liiM.H EACH MONDAY. Matinee Hon., Weil., Sat.. Sun. Even- ings continuous performances. Ladles' Souvenir Mat. Wed. Children's souve- nir and Indies' surprise Mat. Sat. Thura. cv«, "The Amateurs." Evening prloes; Gen. admission 10c, reserved 16c, orchestra 20c, logos 25c. ■ .r -. ., EMPIRE THEATER Mats. Sundays and Mondays. MflK& itl&Al&K Th|r( , st bet Maln Rnd r^ 3 An _ e]eg Continuous Vaudeville. Los Angeles' Safest and Hi-st Ventilated Theater. Admission 10 cents. Reserved seats If, cents. Orchestra seats 20 cents and logo seats 25 cents. Ladles' Souvenir matinees Saturdays. Phone Home 691«. A SCOT PARK v I2:S Races! Races! Races! The Fourth Season Six Good Races Every Week Day Stakes Every Saturday The best class of horses that ever visited the coast. A high-class sport foi high-class people. Admission SI. OO. First race at 1:40. Five Through Cars a Day to c^Vlount Lowe #to miles of wonderful trolley Lowe Fifty miles of wonderful trolley ride to the high Vsl&fcPiiStpmy It's the trip that reveals the beauties of Southern California. CARS FROM SIXTH AND cTWAIN THE PACIFIC ELECTRIC RAILWAY WALK MILES TO SAVE RELATIVE FROM PRISON Special to The Herald. TOLEDO, 0., Feb. s.— Charles Dove of BattOß, 0., accused of mailing a scurrilous letter by tho postal author* Itlos, was released by United Bt&tOS Commissioner Qalnes from tho county juil on $100 bond, furnished by Mr. nnd Mrs. Kn:il Dove of I'auldlug county. Mr. Dove explained to the federal uthorlticH that ho ami his wife had walked nine. mile.H from Hatlon to Paine, ()., to reach thi) Clover Leaf train fir Toledo, Neither of the country folk had ever been out of I'auhliug county and never been in a city. They were amazed at street cars, automobiles, and stood dumfouniled in front of tho blx teen-Btory Nicholas, which was char acterized as Homt! supernatural crea tion. "What? '"•<> In there?" exclaimed the woman when Joe itlnehnrt, elevator operator at the federal building, ex ilaiineil, "Going up." "Why, thut's <i fireplace. <>f course it takes ■ bi« one for ■ big building like this," con tinued the surprised Mrs. Dove. Then, after being convinced that she would save time and energy by entering tho cage, she acquiesced. "Oeo whltlkersl i didn't know they moved whole floors at a time In city buildings. Well I" and Frederick Dove Just looked perplexed. The pair, happy over the roloa»e of their relative, left for Mutton. Kept His Promlee Young wife— When we took this Hut you promised to enlarge it for us. Landlord Well, madam. i did. Didn't I scrape the wallpaper off and put on paint instead?— Boston Transcript, DRESSES HER BABES IN RAILWAY STATION flpeclal to The Herald. .PHILADELPHIA. Feb. s.— Because it was too cold at home ,1 > dress them on account of shortage of 1.-is a well dressed Wilmerdlng woman yeßterday morning led, carried and guided her five little children into the waiting room of the Pennsylvania station, that town, and there dressed them beside a big stove in which a real tire was burning cheerfully and throwing .'ieut all about the room. ' : .-'"> The babies prattled gleefully while being hustled doxtroußly into their clothing. Women who were waiting at the station for trains offered to as sist tho mother, but she declined any aid saying she could do It better her self. "It was too cold to dress them at home," she explained, "and I brought them over here as an act of humanity— think I could stand to see the little dears shivering and not a bit of fire in • the house?" Tho mother curled a big bundle of clothes with her, and the nighties of the children were augmented by shawls and furs. Th« woman refused to give her name, Kxtra blankets and furs had to be ob tained yesterday at the Suburban gen eral hospital. Bellevue, to keep the pa tients from freealng. The gas. winked . out, leaving the hospital like a refrige rator and It was absolutely necessary to put extra wraps on the patients to k«ep them from Buffering. All of the BSlleVUe schools were dis missed shortly after being culled in the morning, and the rooms It) the now ad dition to the Avuloit school building were ulsu dismissed because of cold.