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TIIE niCH3IOXD PALLADIU31 AND SUN-TELEGRAM, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1910. AGED PIIYSICil Oil TRIAL TODAY Is Charged With Having At tempted to Murder Worn- . an and Her Baby. CASE QUITE PECULIAR When First Date for Trial Came Prosecuting Wit ness Was in Japan. WIFE BEATER GOT A GOOD WHIPPING Irate Justice Gives the Brute Lashes with Cow-hide in the Court Room. (American News Service) Santa Rom, Cal.. Nor. 29. One of the most sensational criminal trial that bag taken place her In many years la promlse4 In the caae ot Dr. William P. Burke, who was brought Into court today to answer to the charge of having attempted to murder Miss Lu Etta Smith and ber eleven-months-old Illegitimate son. of whom Dr. Burke Is said to be the father. The wealth and prominence of the accused physician, the unusual meth od which be is accused of employing In his alleged attempt at double mur der, an the subsequent flight of the Intended victim to Japan to avoid tes tifying at the trial are some of the remarkable elements in a case which has already attracted wide attention and the trial of which will undoubted ly be followed with much Interest. Dr. Burke, who is a man well along in years Is the proprietor of a large sanitarium at Alturas, tve miles north or this city. On the night of February 6 last the patients and attendants of the sanatarium were startled by a loud explosion In the sanitarium grounds. Upon InvesUgaUon It was found that the explosion bad occurred beside a bouse tent in which slept Miss Lu Etta Smith and ber Infant son. Further Investigation ahowed that the explosion bad undoubtedly been caused by a stick of dynamite. The perpetrator ot the outrage, how ever, had made a poor calculation In placing the explosive. The lives of the Intended victims were spared, though It was weeks before the wom an recovered from the shock. Victim Was a Student Miss Lu Etta Smith the Intended victim was a student at the university of California when she met Dr. Burke. Later she went to live at the sanitar ium where ber child was born. The child was named Wlllard P. Burke Bmlth. The InvestigaUon by the authorities following the explosion led to the ar rest of Dr. Burke and his' Indictment on the charge of attempted murder. The officers claim to have ascertained that a few days before the explosion. Dr. Burke obtained a quantity of dy namite and took It with him on his return to Santa Rosa from a visit to the Phoenix mine, near Oroville, which he owns. One of the peculiar features of the case was the disappearance of Miss Smith when the date set for Dr. Burke's trial approached, and her sub sequent return. Sometime after the dynamiting episode ' the woman left thla vicinity and went to Berkeley. Subsequently she left Berkeley and was next located In Japan. Accord Ins; to report she was given a sum of money sudclent to take her and her child to Japan and was promised reg ular remittances so long as she re mained there. But It is said that the promised remittances failed to mater ialise and the result was that through the generosity ot some Americans whom she met in Toklo she was en abled to return to California. How ever this may be It Is certain that she placed herself In communication with the authorities here and It now in readiness to appear as the principal witness for the prosecution, strug gling to the end with all the resources ot a man possessed of wealth and un usual cunning the aged physician now realises the seriousness of his post tlon under the charges made against him. Wilkesbarre, Penn., Nov. 23 Al bert Gey, of Sowyersville, near here, who last night beat his wife, was pun ished In a manner not prescribed by law today, when Magistrate J. C. Hay den of the same place chastised him with a heavy horsewhip until he grov eled on the floor and begged for mercy. Mrs. Gey, a frail woman appeared in the magistrate's office showing cuts and bruises on ber head and arms and saying there were similar marks on ber body and that her husband had beaten ber. She said It was almost a nightly occurrence. "I want him punished," she said. "I'll punish him all right." declared the magistrate angered by the evid ence of Gey's brutality. When a con stable brought the wife beater to the office the justice got a heavy horse whip. "I'm going to teach you never to strike your wife again," be cried when Gey was led in. "Off with your coat and down on your knees for you." The whip fell with a vicious swish across the man's back. Time and again it descended until Gey promised that he would never thrash his wife again. "I'll impress that promise on your mind," cried the Justice, and he again used the whip with the skill of a mule driver, while the man howled with pain. 4 PILES CURED IN 6 TO 14 DAYS your druggist will refund money if PAZO OINTMENT, fails to cure any case of Itching, Blind. Bleeding or Pro truding Piles in 6 to 14 days. 60c. CUT OUT TOBACCO DURING THE WINTER London, Nov. 29. According to a London physician, smoking has a worse effect on most people in winter than in summer, and he advises all smokers who find their health and mental faculties Impaired in winter for no apparent reason to accept to bacco as the explanation and to cut down or cut out their smoking during the colder months. .Tobacco, he said. Is a powerful drug and cannot be consumed . In large quantities without producing a cer tain effect on the heart It also has opposite effects on the heart First it slows the action, then It quickens it. and it is this constant reaction which eventually produces smoker's heart. It must be remembered that during the winter the heart has a great deal more work to do than In summer, for the cold causes the blood vessels to become small and pinched. It is thus far less able to bear the extra strain put upon it by smoking, and the re action produced by tobacco is felt to a much greater degree. And you can not continue overworking your heart without unpleasant results. Since the effect of tobacco varies with the Individual, the physician con cludes It Is not invariably the . case that smoking has a worse effect In winter than in summer. But It un doubtedly is so with a large propor tion of people. ADDITIONAL SOCIETY TO GIVE SUPPER. The St Paul's Guild of the St Taul s Episcopal church will give a chicken supper Thursday evening in the Par ish house. The public is cordially in vited to attend. The hours are from six until eight o'clock. y . '' MAGAZINE CLUB. - Mrs. Joseph Kinsey entertained the members of the Magazine club yesterday afternoon at her home in North Eighth street. Mrs. Hunting ton and Mrs. E. L. Reynolds were the readers for the afternoon. Mrs. War ren Gifford will be hostess for the meeting next Monday afternoon at her home in North Thirteenth street. TO GIVE BAZAAR. The Ladies Aid society of the Reid Memorial Presbyterian church is ar ranging for a Christmas bazaar to be held Friday and Saturday of this week. During the day time lunch will be served. Friday evening a mus ical program will be furnished for the pleasure of the persons who are shopping at the bazaar at this time. Saturday afternoon a market will be held. The public is cordially invited to attend. A number of articles suit able for Christmas gifts will be on display at this time. J J . TICKNOR CLUB. Members of the Tlcknor club met yesterday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Gilbert Dunham, in North Tenth street. The study of Henry the Fourth was continued at this time. Current events were led by Mrs. Leonard T. Lemon. The club will meet next Mon day afternoon with Mrs. Mary Grant at her home in South Eighth street. J J MISSIONARY MEETING. The Woman's Home Missionary so ciety of the First Methodist church will meet Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. Walter Luring, 131 South Fif teenth street J J J OtIVE BRANCH CtASS. Members of the Olive Branch Bible class, an organization of the First En glish Lutheran church held their monthly meeting last evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred J. Bartel in South 14th street The class is taught by Mr. E. M. Haas. After a business session the program arrang ed for the evening was presented. An address on "Martin Luther" was given by Mr. Gustavo Hoelscber, a young attorney of this city. A paper on "In fantile Paralysis" was read by Dr. F. W. Krueger. Mrs. Charles Marvel, Mrs. Will Earhart Mrs. Krueger and Mrs. Bartel formed a quartet and sang several pretty numbers. Miss Kath- erine Ensminger, a young musician of this city sang a pretty solo. Miss I Elizabeth Hasemeier was the accom panist About seventy-five persons were in attendance. Kerresnments were served.. DRESS SUIT WAS THIEFS DISGUISE Buffalo. Nov. 29. Thomas H. Bar- nett aged 23, who. according to the police, wore evening dress while com mitting burglaries in Buffalo of which he was convicted, was sentenced to a term In Auburn prison. ' His 18-year-old wife, Florence Tomllnson, who as an accomplice, was arrested with him In Baltimore, where subsequently they were married, was sent to the House ot Refuge at Albion. Wives ot the new French ministers share In the honors conferred on their husbands, the degree ot deference due to them being minutely established by the "Protocols." COSMOPOLITAN IS THE DAIICE TO BE Given by Musicians Union for Raising Funds for the Fall Festival. A FORT WAYNE MAN IS TO SPEAK HERE A great cosmopolitan dance, the big gest of Its kind ever given in Rich mond. Is what the Fall Festival man agement hopes to trake out of tie benefit dance to be given December 12, in the Coliseum by the Richmond Musicians' Protective association, No. 388. The Musicians, union a short time ago generously made the proposition to the Fall Festival of giving a dance in the Coliseum with all the pro ceeds to go to t ie Fall Festival. As the dance is conceived in the splendid spirit of the town's general good the Fall Festival management has deter-; mined to do all It can to make the af-, fair one in which all classes will take part. An organization has been ef fected for placing tickets for the dance among the various lodges and secret societies in the city among the wo men's clubs, and In fact in everv ave nue of society in which people form in groups or cliques. The idea of the Fall Festival man agement is to maks this a distinctly Richmond dance, with as many Rich mond people taking part in the same as possible. There will probably be more music than ever furnished at a dance In Richmond. The Ttichmond city band of 33 pieces will be sta tioned at one end of the Coliseum and will furnish music for the .two steps. An orchestra will be stationed at the other end of the Coliseum and furnish music for the waltzes. It is expected that fully as many people will be present to hear the music as there will be dancers. Hundreds of tickets have been plac ed for disposal in the hands of various people in Richmond, and it is expect ed that an Immense crowd will present to take part In the dance. An address will be delivered before the Commercial ' club December 12. by C. R. Lane, a raember of the Fort Wayne Commercial club.' The sub ject of this address will be "The Commission Form of City Govern ment" An especial program will be arranged for the evening and a largo attendance is expected. WOMAN THIEF PUTS MONEY IN STOCKING Chilllcothe, Ohio, Nov, 29. -Mrs. Lee MinshalU a handsomely gowned wo man claiming Washington C ML, as j her home, was caught red handed rob bing a safe at the Murphy liquor store. She visited the place once or twice each week, always buying expensive wines "or liquors, and after she was J gone money was missed from the office safe. v' ;1 ; : She was watched. "Chief Hendegrast , i catching her in the act of removing The presidents mail amounts to-.. h dr wer and placinx kboui i.vvu letters a aay ana 4,ooo newspapers and books. I it in her stocking. having confessed. She is held in jail be For an early breakfast nothing so good as Mrs. Austins Pancake Flour. HIGH SCHOOL NOTES By RALPH NEAL REVERSED DECISION Which Convicted a Man of Murder. (Palladium Special) Indianapolis, Not. 29. Judge Hadley of the Indiana . supreme court today reversed the decision of the Hunting ton circuit court which convicted John Baker of involuntary manslaughter on an Indictment charging him with kill ing Columbus Croy and committing burglary in the saloon of Joseph Faulk ner at Woodburn, Indiana, June 7, 1907. Judge Hadley reverses the de cision on the ground that evidence was admitted to record which should not properly have been admitted. This evidence consisted of an alleged state ment between John Stout and Herman Miller made seven months after the crime was committed, ' The prosecu ting attorney asked John Stout if he had not told Herman Miller, "Oh for get Baker; we fixed htm all right Circumstantial evidence pointed to the guilt of Baker. Labrador has a total area of. about 500,000 square miles, and much of it is splendidly wooded. A Dish of W i t h S u ga r and cream tells the whole story. R POSTUM CEREAL CO.. LTD.. Battle Creek. Mich.- r I The high school resumed Its work on Monday morning with the usual enrollment. The Christmas holidays will begin on December 21, the Wednesday before Christmas, and will continue until January 2. William Dudley Foulke will speak at the exercises -Wednesday morning in chapel on "The Conservation of Municipal Resources." This with the usual announcements and music by the high school orchestra will consti tute the program.;. - ' : A bulletin board has been put up in the hall on the second floor, thisl providing a convenient form of mak ing announcements that Interest the students and teachers. ' Friday will be visiting day for the teachers and there will be no sessions of the school. Practically all members of the faculty take advantage of the opportunity to visit the schools in some of the neighboring towns and cities and in that way get some in formatinon that may be of value" in their own work. The art gallery is being put into condition for the exhibit of pictures and craft work by artists and crafts men of Richmond and Wayne county, the formal opening to take place on Wednesday evening. Admission on the first evening will be to those hold ing membership tickets in the Rich mond ' Art association, these tickets being available at the door to those who care to purchase them at fifty cents each. This exhibit is provided with the hope that much of the work put on display will find purchasers in view of the proximity to Christmas. .The high school state board of con trol met Saturday at Indianapolis and made charges against the Brazil high school for allowing Ineligible players to play on the football team. The school was exonerated after an in vestigation. The' matter of inviting people to the championship basket ball game at Indiana ' university in March was considered, but was not sanctioned. Principal Isaac E. Neff, who is treasurer of the state board of control was in attendance. Curtains are being placed at the windows in the chapel, which will exclude the sunshine at such times that it might be troublesome. No trouble .has been experienced with the heating system, good results having been secured ever .since the weather has made it necessary to have heat Work is going forward on the new building and it is hoped to have it competed for the dedication which it is hoped to have about the middle of January. BROTHER OF BELLE ELMORE IS A HERO New York. Nov. 29. Julius Mes singer, a stepbrother of Belle Elmore, the actress for whose murder Dr. Crip pen was executed 4n London, played a. rescue part in an incendiary fire which raged in a Williamsburg apart ment house today. Messinger. who lives in the house, rushfd out of bis rooms when the f re was discovered, gave timely warning to all the tenants on bis floor, assisted a woman and ber two children to safe ty and then half dragged and half car ried an aged man and his daughter, both of them partially overcome by smoke, to the root The panic-stricken tenants made their way across the roofs to safety. The annual lumber cut In the coast forests ot Alaska is about 27,000.000 board feet,- mostly spruce, r - rt ii (3 if & 03fa OuiMI 3 COUPON Good For CENTS Free FfL, Pec. 2nndl FLOtYI VG IN TU1S WEEK: WED1Z2. WIDIZJ We will receive a car of OIL MEAL old process and can make a very low price to parties getting OIL MEAL from car. Get our Prices; IT PAYS ! OmerG.lVhelan 33 S. 6th St. Plicae 1679 Knollenbero's CflD M IF (Q) K'ffl RT III AND SECOND FLOOR, ANNEX IT'S BLANKET TIME The cold snap or early winter calls for more covers and for every one to be comfortable. Hundreds of big fine Blankets' and Comforts for you to select from. . :' . 100 PAIRS OF BLANKETS in the 10-4 size. -in two colors, grey -and-tanat 68c per pair. A. 11- 4 HEAVY WEIGHT BLANKETS in two colors, grey and v tan; .these are .. worth $1.75 per pair, selling at , . " ; ;v ':7 . . ' $1.38 per pair. 12- 4 FANCY BORDER BLANKET in two colors tan arid grey; these; are bargains at ' : . . 1.50 per panr. : . I; 11-4 WOOL NAP BLANKETS, practically the same for warmth as the all wool blankets; these come in two colors, tan and grey t t . .. Price 1.75 per pair. WE ALSO CARRY the Two Well-advertised Brands, the Red Star and Hamilton. These are all wool.blankets RED STAR PRICE 5.48 per pair. HAMILTONPRICE 6.50 to $9.00 per pair. SEE THE LARGE LINE OF SILKOLINE COMFORTS with cotton filling, at from . . $1.50 to $6.50 eacfin. BEAUTIFUL SILKOLINE WOOL FILLED COMFORTS We show a very complete assortment in the dainty pinks and blues, at from $4.50, to $7.50 each. SATIN DOWN FILLED COMFORTS It is well worth your time to see these as they are the prettiest we have ever carried; in very pretty colors, at from $7.50 to $13.50. . ! ; See Window Display of Dlsnhels and Comforts. : LlcnniOccnt Lice. Tie to. E tofeitog . &, 2nd FLOOR- ANNEX i "nr.. . V.