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| FAILED
HAS PROSECUTION TO
STRONG CASE AGAINST
| NAN PATTERSONSTATE'S
EVIDENCE WILL. BE I
IN TO-DAY AND TRIAL WTL1
TOUCHING SCENES BETWE
MRS. ROSA DI PIETRO AND
I^i5;^''-Miss PATTERSON.
(By Publishers" Press.)
NEW YORK. Dec. 35.?The 1
sieiaSof* evidence will be worea
day in the fabric of the State's c
against Nan Patterson.
FWr" ^Prosecutor Rand said this mom
| ' that he had reason to believe that
ft the testimony would be in by
night. The defense decline to rot
. public their plan of action, but -ma
declare that it is unlikely that a
defense -will be put in. The prose
tion" to-day hopes to get a favoral
^^^^^%-uItng from the court which win p
mit the introduction in evidence ol
letter sent by Mrs. J. Morgan Smi'
t in which the defendant's sister wrc
iin effect that Nan was beside hersi
with grief and that the writer fear
- that in- her "perturbed condition s
' would do some harm to Toung or In
self."
. Mrs. Young, the widow of the de!
bookmaker. was called to. the stai
for a few minutes yesterday aftc
noon to testify regarding this Iettt
Mrs. Young is the most importa:
' State's witness to be called.
The feeling to-day among those i
court who have attended the tri
. w ' closely is that the .defense wiil re
-.'1 its case at the conclusion of the pro
Iccution's testimony, and that Na
' _ . .Patterson will be acquitted. Mis
. ' "Patterson was pleased to learn to-da
.Tharthe jury had freed Mrs. Rosa I
Pietro, the Italian -woman who she
gagsegx-sa Italian in defense of ber hono:
gjpjQ^Sirs.' Di Pietro, on her return to th
- tombs after ber acQuittal, wisbe
'31iss Patterson all possible happines
Krr/'r-av'rfnl r?rrt/-pi-no pf W tW-a
The Letter Produced.
Miss Patterson "wore two veils IM:
1 mominjt and raised only one of then
0?.-:.T. yrben she took her seat in court. Sh<
- talked with ber father and counsel
i " . and appeared to be ia't oring nude:
> some mental stress. li -was noiset
mm Through the court that Miss Pattersos
^;;^>'-dreaded the story to be told by Mrs.
/SroUET- t/he TridOW Ttomsrrrl
. f. | _ Wst brother-in-law of Young was tie first
p^:z-~~'yiriZTiess. to-day and through him the
Jprosecetor' brought out a letter written
by Mrs. J. Morgan Smith-. Miss
Patterson's sister, to Young, in which
-tie idea is conveyed that the actress
... -y -ysras in a condition of mind to do Young
. harm.
jThe letter was addressed "'My Dear
" Xnnc." and read in part as follows:
"Can't yon come and. see me at
j . once? Nan has been with me since
.Mondap^md I don't understand what
-tie matter Is and want vou to do what
gffej-y-Nan is about, frantic. In
Sw-J -'her. perturbed condition she may do
^-T< : 70? harm or herself. Come at once.
' If you do not"l cannot answer for the
^-y.'t-cpBSeqnences. I shou d like very
ISBell much tO get the whole matter straight
?|?V "ened oat. Nan is so unhappy thr.t
site cannot bear it."
_ John Nlillin. the racing partner of
;;Yottng, was called'and 'old the story
ot the liaison ot Young and Miss Patterson.
: "I first saw Nan Patterson in J 302
In. Los Angeles at a race meeting
^ '.-:Ctbere. She was known as Nan Itandolpb.'"
said 'Millin. "I saw her with
Young at a road house one night. AfS
'.ter the Los Angeles meeting we went
,i.o Oakland. Miss Randolph .was fee
fluently in Young's company in Or.Ic'.
. land and San Francisco."
"Did they occupy rooms together
it night?"
5 - ' "Then they did." ^
Millln traced their career to Seaifc
-.le In August. 1902. and then back to ;
Los Angeles In October.
There Millln said Voting and the
1 defendant lived togeiher at the same
hotel. Millln told how Young, the fol- :
Rowing April tried to get rid cf the
'girl and at Young's request, he bought
Miss Patterson a ticket to New York i
and. gave her $S00. MXIlin
put her on. 1 ho ti ain. be said.
'When did you see the defendant t
again?" Millln was-asked. 1
"In the Imperial Ho*el in New t
_ "When was that?"
the middle of May or this t
gc^evtrith' whom* did, yon; go to the ho- c
'Tf^ntg.vweitt with :uc in the even- t
- - I'Tffi'lWgfrir.lir'^
I SCHOOL CHILDREN
I DOWN TO DE
sJ ICY W
I
SUSPENSION BRIDGE COLLAPSED
AT EIGHT O'CLOCK THIS
kLL MORNING.
ABOUT TWENTY CHILDREN AND
:EN] THREE TEAMS WERE PLUNGED
INTO THE RIVER.
(By Publishers' Press.)
CHARLESTON. W. Va.. Dec. 15.?
Last A suspension bridge over the Elk
JO_ river collapsed this morning carrying
ase down a number of school children.
Three bodies have been recovered.
:ns Three teams were on the bridge at
'^j the time. Tee drivers escaped, but
t?)_ the horses were drowned. The river j
lke is frozen over.
^ The bridge was erected in 1S52.J
At the time it was considered a wonny
derfnl stmcture. The cables were
cuole
severed 13 'war hi01?, bat later the old
er_ cables were spliced and new ones
3dded to make the structure safe.
a
fh Later Report
)te" CHARLESTON. W. Va, Dec. 15.?
?{? A wire suspension bridge over the Elk
ed river, which had been in use since
he shortly after the Civil War, and which
* MRS, CHADWfCK
id
tr
tm^LUrt OF THE WOMAN'S DEPARTMENT
OF OHIO PENITENTIARY
WILL SWEAR IT. :
, !
(By Publishers' Press.)
51 CLEVELAND. O.. Dec. 13.?"How i
^ do you do, Mrs. Devere?" j
n
This greeting was addressed io z
_ Mrs. Chadwick in her cell at the c
y
county jail this morning by Mrs. LM.
Kissinger, of Columbus, formerly 3
an employe in the Women's Depart- v
J ment of the penitentiary, who was L
^ well acquainted with Lydia Devere e
when the woman was a prisoner t]
BYSTERTC41
? V/AS MRS. CHADWICK TESTER- IV
! DAY AFTERNOON IN CLEVELAND
JAIL WEPT OFTEN.
CLEVELAND, O.. Dec. 15.?Mrs.
Chadwick spent a fairly restful night
in the county jail. She slept from one :
until after S A. M. During the night th
she asked Matron Halt twice for w]
water. er
For several hours after she arrived So
at the jail Wednesday afrhrnooa "Mrs. T<
Chadwick was semi-hysterical. She at
would weep for several minutes at a tin
-time and her tears would be followed ,
by intervals of-extreme nervousness -Re
during which her hands and the mils- Steles
of her face wouid twitch violent- dis
ly. Her nervousness did not .-prevent ito
her holding a two hour conference be<
with an attorney. Though she sent Ro
for Dr. J. K. I-owrnan as soon as she \o
arrived at the Jail, it was not until ma
after nine o'clock that the physician att
came- She would have ro other phy- t
j sician. vas
mis
MRS. J. H. HUHN, s|a
the
Sister of Geo. DcSolt. Died This Morning
of Typhoid-PneumoniaG
Mrs. J. H. Huhn. of Virginia ave- v
nue. died this morning at the -Cook. the
Hospital, of typhoid-pneumonial Mrs. mol
Huhn was forty-flve years of * age. I q
SIiO of tViron I
Her remains will be eent to Masontown.
Pa., to-morrow. lor Interment. ' jj
Mrs! Huhn was a., most estimable tQ t
lady, loved and .inspected by all who-' r
knew her. She wasa-alster of Coun-, }g g
oilman Geo;- DeBoIt, and a cousin of . .
Dr. Howard. Her death" casts a
gloom over a host of. friends ' here.
and at her old home. >?:,
i_ ?
"Yes, dear Maude, we always get "f
the finest cut flowers for Xmas at
Mall's Flower Store." * ?
' died
A h
Hurry to the big supper to-night mder
Famous store. snn"
cond
Millln said that when they called oc'?
:he defendant was jndressed and ."n Ckui
>ed. Millln said he wa3 only there
ibout fifteen minutes and that lie left
roung there.
Mlllin was with Young on Jane J, W<
lio n t rrVi t- ViafnwA <1.A .? a ? *4
-v vvwtv ui-j u a.^cuj, up w ax j/t/owi
y. M. Ho said that Young was very frien
:heerful and to show bis state of mind tag
le produced a letter written by Young Hote
hat night instructing bis trainers .'to Florl
are for his stable of horses. most
iei
iffilNTHE
AVES OF ELK RIVER
11 had been in a shaky condition for
| some time, collapsed at: eight o'clock
; this morning. A number of school
j children were on the structure at
I the time, 3" a they were precipitated
sixty feet to the ice of the river be!
low. The ice was broken through'
| and the children struggled franticalJ
ly in the freezing -water. Rescners
} soon arrived, and with the aid or
j ropes, all were rescued but two.
j ilamie Kigginbotham. II years of
j age. and Ray Humphreys. 12. school
| girls, were dead when taken from
I the water. When Ella Smith, aged
| 14. was rescued, it was found that
[ she had suffered a broken arm and
| internal injuries. There were three I
teams on the bridge when the crash
came, and all of the horses were
drowned. William Holmes and Hen- '
ry Fielder, drivers, were badly- in- '
jured and Ira Woods, a driver, Is <
missing. It is thought that his body 1
is ender the ice. About fifteen chil- j
dren were rescued uninjured except i
for the shock and exposure. Many of
them crawled out on the ice. but a I
number were rescued from drowning s
with difficulty. a
IS MME. DEVERE ?
p
there. a
A. look of mingled recognition and s
error Sashed over the face of the
prisoner, and instantly she covered ii
ler face with her hands. jc
Mrs. Kissinger -was accompanied tt
>y Mrs. Flora Kissinger, her mother- tc
n-Iaw. who was matron in the Wo- v:
aen's Department during the in car- =
oration of Mme. Devere.
Both women positively identified 1
Irs. Cfcadwick as Mme. Devere. "I
rill take my oath on it." said Mrs. 1L
Kissinger. "She has hardly changd
at all since she was a prisoner In
he penitentiary." PI
RUSSIAN FLEEf
w
I AY 3E A THING OF THE PASTREPORTS
FROM PORT ARTHUR
ARE VAGUE.
(By Publishers' Press.) to
LON'DOX, Dec. 15.?Several reports Eo
**711
ire current this morning regarding
e outcome cf the torpedo attacks as<
a/i~:?i ft- -
x cas oeen ueuv*
ins against the" Russian battleship no:
ivastopol at Port Arthur. "Admiral ^at
>go himself says it was impossible tor
the time of wiring to tell just what ^e!
e result has been.
rbe Tokio-corresijoniient of the ar<*
:ater Telegram Company, wir.ng on- v/*1'
r date of this morning, says a later t^c
ipatch received in the Japanese cap- diel
I asserts that .the battleship hail era
en successfully torpedoed. The 's :
me correspondent of the Central la *
ws, however, claims he has infor- US>?
.tion to the contra ry. He says the by ;
enrpt was a failure. yesi
era
Should it prove true that the S?- 1
topol had been put out of com- ro!e
>aion. it would mean that the Rus- Lbat
n Port Arthur Ceet is a thing of P?1"*
past. ' tlle
west
At the City Hospital. 10 v
gnce
.. \V? Carry was dismissed to-day.
"illiam King has been admitted to n
hospital to .be treated for pneu,
Bath
lia..
icrzxoi
uincy Hoffman. who has been sufng
from typhoid-pneumonia, has ' '
. . with
i dismissed. , cooli
X. Roberts was admitted to-day ^jle
ie treated for fever. *.
d wniison, of Clover's Cap. who tho0<
uttering from a poisoned hand, is
ift well, and the - member can be ?
(I* patients are doing well.
Mrs. E. W. Powell Dead.
The
rs. Minnfe Powell, aged 23, wife room
I. XV. Powell, of the First -ward, fuljy
last night. of consumption. bnll
usband and three small children Mary
tve. The funeral services will bo ]awn
uctod to-morrow afternoon at two retur
ck at tho First ward M. P. tesg ,
ch. Interment will bo made in the (
le Grove cemetery. in tjj
near
A Souvenir Postal. cairo
9 received a beautiful souvenir a str<
a card this afternoon from our Duke'
d U. S. G. Bennett, who, accord- sldrm
to the card, is at the Windsor Beaut
1. adjacent to Hemming Park, althot
da. . The scene represented Is will .o
. 'beautiful: ? In ? '
VIRGINIA LADY I
OASSIE L. C
T01
JOLLY OLD MAN WHO STA
IN FAIRMONT LAST NIGH
TELLS GREAT STORY.
HE IS ON HIS WAV BACK TO
PENNSYLVANIA HOME A
WISER MAN.
Sirs. Cassie L. Chad wick is a 1
number when it comes to hypz
influence. Ax Srst it was whlsp
that she hypnotized the people
3 en dins her large stuns of mo
But. alas, poor Cassie is oulclas
Virginia has: a woman -who can 1
nctize by mail.
Fairmont entertained a gentlei
last nisht who had a wonderful st
to teli?and he told it.
The man is a widower, or rat
was until October just "past. He
sixty-five, and lives in Pennsylva
Of -this -world's goods he is not
large stockholder. He is a rat
folly old man. and likes a bit of
ts sell as any one.
Tn his younger days this man 1
ots of fan answering the matrimoi
rds. in the- papers. A few raon
Lgo the memories of his dead ?
eft him and he answered anotl
aatrimoniai ad. Like many anotl
aan it was the last one that cam
he trouble. She was a sweet-u
ered (in the ad.) widow of forty-f
nd would liKe xo correspond with
ice gentleman.
The oid Pennsylvania!! was tak
t by the first letter. It was the tx
:tter he ever read. A few more 1
trs and the old man was on his w
> Virginia to wed his dear one woo
a Uncle Saxnoel. The weddi:
RESTON CLARKE
AS "BEAUCA1RE
RESENTED IN DELiGHTFUL AN
CHARMING MANNER .AT THE
COURT LAST EVENING.
HEELING REGISTER'S CR1T
CISN! OF THE PRODUCTION
AND PLAYERS.
Mr. Richard Mansfield was the fir;
present the dramatised version c
oth Tarkington's splendid uove
Monsieur Beaucairi," two season.'
3. and those who saw the tamou
or portray the part declared tha
ie other but Mansfield, coald hav<
idled the role with, such satisfac
y results. Bet there i3 another gen
nan who did not tear to follow ii
footsteps of the Irrepressible Rich
. and that is Mr. Creston Clarke
0 presented this same comedy a<
Court last evening before an ausee
that was enthusiastic and lib1
with their applause. Mr. Clerkc
so stranger to Wheeling peopleact.
he Is so very well known that
n each visit here ho is entertained
his friends, and such was the case
terday.
in.- prcseDwiQB oi mis uintcuit
of JBcaticaire was so meritorious
those who had a rhance after tie
ormance suggested that later la
season on the return from their
tern "trip, if they could be induced
lay a return engagement the audiwouid
be there to do the rest,
the dramatization there are Jive
The first, at the Pump rocru In
i. where Monsieur Beaucaire Is
miniously ejected from polite"sociand
which situation he accept*
such a remarkable degree of
less that it is really appalling,
second scene is at Beaucalre'$
; at Bath, where he sets a trap for
Duke of Winterset and catchea
In this act Mr. Clarke extracts
the lines much wit and humor,
lially so when he alludes to the
that his great-grandfather. King
y of Navarre, never knew him.
third scene is at the Assembly
at Bath. This scene is beautlstaged.
Beaucaire goes to the
dances the minuet with Jhady
Carlisle, fights tlio duel on the
while the ball is in progress and
ns in time to escort the old Counof
Greenbury to Supper, much to
linxrH-n nf Ills
e fourth scene the action occurs ;
Bath in a park at night Beau- <
and Lady Mary are en joy ins
>11 when they are discovered by
Wintcrset and Xash; a general <
ish ensues and the act "ends with !
aire In rather serioos ..trouble, ?0
ish he emphatic^? i
enrarn to the Assembly. Han )
vec-k to win a smile and a rocc <
Stick beaten
1eath0h hypnotism
iYED | took place and the happy pair settled
T down at her.; Virginia homestead.
! That was in October. His wife was j
j the sweetest woman in the world. j
KIS | At the end of two weeks she began !
to sour on hita. She became cross
and accused him o? not lowing
her. Two weeks more disclosed the back
fact to htm that she was a regular i
xotic she-devil. TText he discovered letters
ered from another man in which there
into was a plot, for her to run away. .
ney. Work became rather scarce and he Ta
sed- insisted upon moving to his Pennsyl- f
hyp- waste home. She refuted oa the a
grounds that it was too cold theirs for
nan her. ' { ^
Lory j Matters grew worse, and Tuesday ia
, of this week ho . left her. Monday n
her j sight she drank, a large amount of P
r is laudanum and staggered into his s<
nia. room, telling him that "her time in this ^
a world was short. He aroused the
her neighbors, and with the aid of a phy- *<
fun sichm she was- restored to life.'
Tuesday she told him that she would 01
had finish herself that night. He inform- ^
lial ed her to go ahead, thai, he would not 111
ths be there to witness it. Then she got *>3
dfc good again and begged him to stay rj:
her with her. but in vain. Her hyp- at
her notism had no influence on him and
sed he departed. Ke stayed in this city vi:
:rn- last night and left this morning for cr
tve Pennsylvania. He is sure that the 111
i a woman hypnotized hint with her let- ^
ters. A spell seemed, to cctne over ctea
him every time he read them and
?st this caused him to take her for a co;
et- wife. TfBes asked if he thought she
ay would commit suicide he remarked
ed that she would not. hut he did not
ng care a d?n if she did.
1 - - .... CJ f
WIFE DID NOT
" HAVE THE CHANGE ,
Ed
D TO PAY FOR A PICTURE SHE HAD. c3i.
ORDERED AND THEREBY of
HANGS A SORRY" TAtE cen
Sqt
A certain lawyer of this city reeeived
a damaged optjc this morning wla,
at the bands of a portrait man from N]
Louisville. This arm has an agent in of (
! Fairmont who has been il! for some
it | time, and the man who replaced him R
>f skipped out with all the available jac.
1, j funds. Then the manager came on for
sj to straighten things out, and do a lit- q
s ! tie collecting. It seem3 ' that this Ier
t lawyer's mother or wife ordered the
e portrait and wbon( the collection was ' H
attempted yesterday said she had no fo_
- change and asked the man to call on 5x0^
: the. professional man.
- j The manager says that he had been
. I ?r?viouKlv warn**.-! that rlvo
I - .. -? ?- m deli.
! was a dead beat, and when he called \jeix
on him this morning be was pre par- ^
ed for the worst. He entered the office
and explained his business, and
alleges that the debtor was hostile
from the first. When asked to settle,
instead of producing the money be
grabbed the small picture from which
the larger one was made and placed ?
it in his pocket. This enraged the
portrait man and he informed Mr.
Lawyer that he was not only a dead
beat but a thief as well- LO
The professional man Jumped up curro
and kicked his accuser, whereupon chan*
he received two stiff punches in the Laws
face, one, it is claimed, landing nated
squarely In the eye, although this
cannot bo verified, as he has not BO!
hankered after society since. mor <
chang
Find your way Friday morning to- Thorn
Lamey Lloyd's shop, for new and flnanc
choice things. is wl;
was s
Hall, the holly man. 316 Main St. x resent
= told o;
from Lady Mary. Tho fifth scene, of tic roj
course, proves his prediction to be sinate
true. Lady Mary discovers he is net
the 1m poster barber br.t the real Duke TH
of Orleans, and all ends -well.
The support given the star vas ex- One
ceptionally good. Miss Agnes Ardeck. ed sin
who has been, seen here as "Mistress '"Mrs.
Nell," was splendid as lady Mary, and First \
in every scene docs a clever bit of The
acting: Mr. Frank MacDonald as the from tl
Duke fully met the requirements of One
the part, and Miss Blanche Moulton ville. ...
as the old Countess of Grecnbury had
a splendid part, which afforded her ^
excellent opportunities. Her makeup j
was to the letter. Tho other parts
were in capable- hands and the production
was superbly, staged-. .As war
mid before it is to ho hoped that W.
Manager Franzheim v.M! be able to 1 ?
FRENZIED 1r?.
rich fhflVy!
six ' ''tits ' oir^tO"" ' ** " * % ~
. . ^ ' ''' ' "'' ^
nr. of Kos'oa. ! : -' . ^ :, : :. :ts - j
aTO. V
jbive^. tbis morning . -n '
C th? rumor, made? a* characterf?-M
jly: "I'm nor completely as-:2.. - ;
i jet."
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