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j Advertiser! Like Our Circulation.. AdvertlMrt Like Our Circulation. ] P SHOT DEAD ON STREET TODAY Murderer .Made Good His Escape jggNSW TORK, July 23.?Esther Nop I 31ag, a pretty twenty year old girl. , was shot dead near the corner ol Torty-second street and. Fifth avenue ]?. .iiu'ring the heavy down town rush to J Hay by a man supposed to be Charles l^'i^arner, her former employer. The flsijjntedtter escaped through the crowd Sphrhis as he fled. He took refuge id "the Bpauldlng and the janitor locked Iff |Qit;dn. When the police arrived the J fugitive greeted thdm with) "bullets Sp" JflrW!down the elevator shaft from the (third floor. Then he escaped through the window,- climbed down the firt escape and made his way to Forty third street where the trace was lost is -adltl to.?be fifty, was for f; marly a haberdasher and Miss Narllng was Ut cashier. She had told aaso elate* that Warner continually annoy ed her by his attentions. C^^.?aiW:'t6lU^'JuIy 23 (2:00 p. m.)~ |i?'?:lFrank* Warner, Che supposed murder |' ?r of Bktier NorUng, later entered the store of John 0. Wilson at Waverlj Place and vitally shot Wilson. War ] ner was captured and nearly killed Sj BIG LOT SALE BEGAN THIS MORNING AT TEN OfCLOCK AND IS PROCEEDING NICELY. ??; The lot sale today of the Fay Watson addition to the city of Fairmont, ;7 conducted byT. W. Arnett, was wbtl i. attended. Col. Morrow, the well /, known auctioneer who has sold much 3 . property In Fairmont and adjacent ter,3 . ritory, Is selling the property. The sale began at ten o'clock on the summlt of Watson hill, fronting on High jr . land avenue. The first lot sold this s[.' morning was purchased by Captalr Thomas Reed, Who paid one hundred ? ,. and twenty-flve dollars for It. . "The lots sold this ufternon were ,-nearer the business part of the cltj ' apd brought higher prices. The prices jjpald to-day were considerably less xnan real estate nas oeen cnangiaj hands for the past several years. The rf'.Jzeroed to not so large as usually attend ife, a 'lot eale. fr? The Fairmont band discoursed some !g|y 'fine selections this morning before the ? opened. Col Morrow said that this gj| hand always played for him at a I01 sale In Fairmont. STATE LEVY IS FIVE CENTS state board of public works scores another victory for tax reform. / CHARLESTON, July 23.?The Stati Board of Public Works held a buslnes, session yesterday and fixed the Stati *??vj *? ? u?c bcuio, unoi. j 11. "?> fixed at eight and a half cents, am |vj' Jtie year before It was twenty cents t" Jn view of the fact that there has beet persistent cry that the taxes nex fM;-year, would be Increased In order. t( fe$raii?e needed revenue this action o fe-vthe. board of public work Is slgnlfl |pi? ?ant -i , SALOONS ' FIFTY-THREE OF THEM, WHOSE ' LICENSES WERE KNOCKED OUT, SHUT UP. ,i BAST LIVERPOOL, O., July 23.$: : .Fifty-three saloons In this city closet at 11 o'clock last night for two years Twenty-three saloons In Wellsvtlle, miles south of this city, will close a f Xi 'the same hour Wednesday night am for the same length of time. By thi A?'--act In recent local option elections Cc |j8iumblna county loses $73,000 In re? tones. The Pennsylvania Hallroa, jSj^Company,'operating'the Cleveland an< 'j?lttsburg division, will commenc s , next Saturday to operate excursion twice a week to Pittsburg at $1 th round trip, and which are now popt larly known as "whiskey excursions. that. chart* Jury Returned Verd Against Karl Hai Young Washing KARLSRUHE, July 23,?Karl Hau ( the brtlllaat young law professor of j Washington, D. C, was-condemned to death this morning after & flv-day?' i trial, for the murder of 'nit wife's ] , r.otber, Frau Moliter, a wealthy real- i dew of Baden-Baden, In that cicy No- i vember 6. t The prisoner heard the rerdlct of ' the Jury with perfect composure and I chatted smilingly with . his counsel 1 - H-tt J.11, nrllhrfpoo, tn flr his I I ailOl Uio jUUgoa ?HUU? >. ' sentence, On the return of the Judges ' I Hau arose, and, standing erect with 1 i folded arms, listened to the sentence : without moving a muscle. A moment . later he was hurried away to prison 1 . by half a dozen policemen. ' 1 The sentence Is unpopular with the street crowds, which have been' deni- ' 1 onstrating more and more openly for 1 several days In Hau's favor and 1 against the Molltor family. Women Nearly Mobbed. After the adjournment of the cour j . for an hour's recess last evening the | . women of the Molltor party were , . compelled to remain In an offlce of | the Court-house because It was dan- | gerous for them to appear In the , streets. A carriage waited for them i . !n the court yard and It was several 1 hours before thjy were able to leave. , rj Meanwhile enormous crowds had as- | , sembled In the streets adjacent to the .! Court-house. Cordons of police kept the crowds , In check for an hour or more, but then ; lost control of them,-the masses push- . log and crushing forward te the doors ( with the evident Intention of storm- ) lug the entrance. j Thar/a wore mnntf fthoilts from thO 1 MOUNDSVlLLE . MAN SHOT DURING DISPUTE OVER PRICE OF ' GAS ENGINE CLARKE RINEMAN WA8 FATALLY INJURED. | BAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio, July 23.? 1 During a dispute oyer the price ,of a gas engine this morning, Clark Rlne- 1 ' man, of Moundsville, W. Va., was fa- 1 tally shot William Zoellars, Fred ' 1 Hackathorn, Hazel Mercer and Hen 1 Davidson, alleged to have been mlxo.i 1 '! up In the brawl on Broadway wharf, '1 were arrested, but deny any part iu the shooting. ' : PULLED A GUN ; MIKE BEREA SHOWED FIGHT WHEN HE FOUNO HE WA8 UNDER ARREST. I Mike Berea became disorderly last ) evening on one of the internrban cars. ; Conductor Bunner delivered the man to Constable Brummage of Worthing1 ton. When Berea became cognizant | of his arrest his wrath increased and, he drew a revolver. The officer got possesion of the gun which, luckily, > had no shells In the chambers. He J was brought to the city and Justice s Amos committed hlra to Jail. This s morning at eleven o'clock the prisoni er was brought out and wae given a . hearing. After hearing the case Just tlce Amos fined Berea twenty-five dol- . t lars and costs for carrying a revolver ) The Justice also gave Berea a sound f lecturing as to- his future conduct while iboard a street car. Berea paid the fine. ; CLOSED * . have been piled up against every Ba" Iooukeeper In this city by alleged de- : tectives In the employ of the Ohio An tl-Saloon league. Small river crafts are to be used - by the thirsty to take jaunts on the 1 Ohio river when wet goods will be dietributed en route. Over fifty clubs are l I preparing to start, some (n this State, ' t others In West Virginia, Just over the 1 river, and othere in Pennsylvania, Just ' s over the Ohio-Pennsylvania State line, i- Breweries are establishing storage > houses In Rochester and Toronto and 1 orders for local trade will be filled 1 from there. The city Is the largest In e the State to go dry, having a populas tlon of over 30,000. ft Is admitted by e those who -supported the dry movei ment here recently that at the next " jflecUon the wets wlU carry the vlo- . iict of Guilty 11 the Brilliant fton Law Professor i irowd of "Hau Is not guilty," the voice? penetrating to the court room. r lliany l*?V WJUI|J?uioa VI tuiauw; ind a squadron of mounted police ap jeared on the scene and drove the loters before them. The Infantry ivith fixed bayonets, cleared all the itreets within 300 yards of the Co'nrttonse. A large number of arrests were nade. One old woman was trampled lown by the horses and It Is reported hat several other persons were wounded. Regarded Hau as a Hero. To the people Hsu's daring trip to 3aden-Baden made him appear a hero. :t is further explained by citizens that :he Molltors are unpopular in Karls uhe,., having lived here until 1899. The sentencing of Hau does not end :he case, Or. DIetz, his counsel, raving in his address practically given aotlce of appeal. At the close of the testimony an important admission was brought out Irom Hau. The presiding judge put rarious questions to the prisoner, askng him, among other things, what had aecome of the dark gray overcoat he wore at Baden-Baden November 6. Hau replied he threw It overboard between Calais and Dover. The judge isked him why he did so and he said le did not want his wife to see it. The will of Hau's wife was read, rt made provision for changing her ihlld's name to one selected from her >ide of the family. Mr. Hau, senior was to have the right to see the :blld when he so desired. By the will >2,500 was left to her husband to be laid upon his release, or to revert to ler family In the event of his death. iIgeIas SEALED LIPS WOULD LIKE TO TALK POLITIC8 BUT THINKS IT BETTER TO KEEP SILENT. CHARLESON, July 23.?"Can't say 1 thing." Judge George Wesley Atkinson, of the United States Court of Claims, mid that when a nervy reporter ask3d him to say something about polices to help along in enlivening the situation. "Have you been keeping tab on the Kingwood meetings and its consequences?" the Judge was asked, and he admitted that he had. "I would like to talk to you along the lines you wish, but really 1 can't do 1L You know some of us are'bettet off when we talk but little, and that Is my predicament right now." '1 Just came In to-day," said the Judge, "from Claremont, where I spent a couple of days with my friend, Charley Berry. I had a good time over there, and feel fine now that I have had an outing." Judge Atkinson Is looking In splen flld health, and the hot weather doe3 not seem to haYe affected him to any dangerous extent. He will remain In Charleston several days, and will wear hot weather garments. BRIDGEJUICIDE A YOUNG KANAWHA COUNTY TEACHER LEAPS EIGHTYFOUR FEET TO DEATH IN RIVER. CHARLESTON, W. Va.. July 23.? Frank Butler Kelley, aged 22, Jumped Into the Kaniwha river from the bridge, a fall of 84 feet and his body was recovered shortly before noon yesterday. No one saw him Jump, but as be was seen on the bridge acting strangely and had disappeared It was thought he had committed suicide and search for the body was begun, resulting In confirming the supposition. A mental and physical breakdown was the cause of suicide. Young Kelley graduated from Charleston high school several years ago with high honors and had a fine record as a teacher. He had only recently returned from the hospital at Spencer, where he had been following a nervous breakdown for a short time. The Rev. LewlB E. Peters leaves Monday night for Atlantic City, where be will remain for a few weeks In the hopes of benefiting his health. Mrs, Peters and Miss Carrie Peters will Iqto Will | THIEF VISITED C.F.RANDALL&CO. LASHICHT Gained. Entrance i ThroughBackDoor, A thief paid C. P. Randall & Co. a ' - i. a- f 14 * visit last nigni ana neiyea aiuiscn w his own liking. The entrance to tne store was gained through the rear door. The door Is barred, but there Is sufficient space between the top bar and the top of the door to admit a small person. It is thought that a boy was let down through the space, turned the locks so that the door could be opened. The stock of clothing was carefully gone over and the size to fit the thief was selected. The shoes were Inspected and a shoe was taken that would fit the pedal extremities of the nocturnal visitor. The register was opened and eight dollars In money ( was taken. The. back door was open this morning and this fact put the proprietors to thinking. They found a great many piles of clothing were disturbed and an empty shoe box from a stock that was Just received yesterday was found back where the entrance had been gained. There Is no clue to the burglary. TO END IT ALL : IN THE RIVER; WA8 THE AMBITION OF THIS ' FOREIGNER ON HEARING . CERTAIN NEWS. WHEELING, July 23.-A foreigner I by the nam^ of Sollsko, who had be-1 come Infatuated with a Youngstown woman, on learning that his wife had 1 sailed from the old country to join i him, tried to commit suicide by drown- t ing himself, but was prevented by Of- 1 fleer Keppey, of Martina Perry. t Solisko, with his sweetheart, arriv- ' ed in Martins Ferry yesterday from Youngstown to visit relatives, and they informed him that his wife and three children had sailed to join him and were now on the ocean and would arrive In New York in a few days. I When the man learned this news, either the thought of having to give tip his charmer or the disgrace he had brought upon himself made jilm wish to end all by drowning himself and 1 started for the river. The relatives I called Officer Kelley and he arrived on I the scene in time to persuade the man i to give up the drowning Idea and live ' to meet his wife'and children. I The man was not greatly anxious to 1 end his life as Officer Kelley had'no difficulty in changing his mind, and it 1 Is understood he will leave the Youngs- 1 town woman, BESSIE WAIVES i HER HEARING j DIAMOND QUEEN HELD FOR NEXT TERM OF CRIMINAL COURT ?18 NOW IN JAIL. I WASHINGTON, Pa, July 23,-Mrs. Bessie Crlswell-Burton, tie "DlamonJ ( Queen," of Wheeling, yesterday waived a hearing on the charge of larceny made by a well known former groceryman here, named Gllmore. As a result she was bound over to the next term of the criminal court, and In default of bond Is in jail. The trial was originally to have occurred early in the , day, but at the request of the defend- , ant a continuance was made till 4 , o'clock. Gllmore Is the man who put , up the $500 for securing the "Diamond | Queen's" gems out of hawk In Wheel- , Ing, and from whose house she tried ( to' escape with the gems later. PAID PENALTY DOWLING GREEN HANGED TO-DAY FOR MURDER OF HIS WIFE LAST AUGUST. L PITTSBURG, July 23. ? Bowling Green, an African, waa banged In the 1 Jail yard at ten-three o'clock thla morning. Green, 28, waa resigned to hla fate, and went, to the gallows sing- I tag. Pe ldllel his wife, Annie, August j^.Iaatyewv Jealomiy ww.the cauae Number of Dead i Sea Is Difficul Dispute ofL San FRANCISCO, Cal? July 23. ? ro-day'8 latest reports of the disaster it sea again throw doubt on the num)er of lifeboats bearing surrlvora vhtch were saved. This also tends to :ast doubt on the reports that 177 perions hare been saved. It Is now denied .Sat more than one life-boat was pickid up. It contained sixteen survivors tnd the bodies of two victims. Six lfeboats and three life crafts loaded o the limit, were cut loose. Until ill are accounted for, It will be tmiosslble to know the exact number laved. Even then a tew persons who vere able to cling to the wreckage may FEARFUL STORM AT PARKERSBURG WIND PLAYED HAVOC WITH BUILDINGS AND TREES LATE LAST EVENING. PARKERSBURG, W. Va., July 23 ? \ terrific windstorm, accompanied by leavy rain, struck thlq' city late yes:erday afternoon. 'The roofs of seviral houhes were torn off while many vlndows In the Union TruBt Bulldng, Young Men's Christian Assocla:!on Building, Camden Theater and ttison faii ofnipfUTAH were smashed. Trees were blown down, awnings sere wrecked aqd a number of peo)Ie received more or less Injury from lying timbers. Telephone and tele[raph wires were badly wrecked. The 70-foot smokestack of the Ice factory was blown over, crashing hrougb the roof of William Marshall's louse. The family was at supper and lad narrow escapes, bricks failing ipan the.J&bla^? ' 5WMbme of George Brooks, who Ires In Belpre, Ohio, opposite here vas blown from its foundation against mother house, 40 feet away. Mrs. 1 rooks and baby were In the house ind thrown violently against the pall They were very seriously Injured. foTbT&o. \PPRAISERS LOOK OVER LAND WANTED AT GLOVERS GAP BY RAILROAD COMPANY. The commissioners appointed to ap iraise the value of the land In conroversy In the condemnation proceedngs of .the Baltimore and Ohio Rail oad Company vs. R. B. Ash et al? vent upon the property this afternoon :o perform their duties as defined by :he courL The railroad company wants this property so that it can :onstruct a big reservoir to hold wafer for the engines that have to be supplied. The property Is about two miles beyond Glover's Gap. There are stx:y-four engines that take water at that point besides the helpers and Kickapoo lake which holds about a pillion and a half gallons of water Is Inadequate to supply the demand. The railroad company wants to hutld i reservoir that will hold about fifteen million gallons of water. There will also be built houses for the pump station. Considerable Improvements ire contemplated at this point MOO INVITATIONS HAVE ALREADY BEEN 8ENT OUT FOR WEST VIRGINIA HOME COMING WEEK. WHEELING, July 23.? Indications seem to point to the fact that the 'West Virginia Home Coming Week" IB gUlUg bU u? UUU Ul vuv uiOBvvv " sver held in the State and the Wheeling end In particular will eclipse any svent ot recent years here. Acceptancbs have been received now from man; prominent people who will make adIresses on welcoming day, while at present four thousand of the large souvenir Invitations to come back to Wheeling and West Virginia, which were Issued by the entertainment committee of the board, have been sent jut from Wheeling. These invjtations lave been going very rapidly and at ;he,next meeting of the entertainment committee active steps will be taken to begin to arrange hotel and boarding bouse accommodations for the visitors. -Miss Lillian Arnett has returned from New York, where she had spent the past few months. She was. called (iy the illness, of Sjr. mou^-MnkHan a Disaster at t to Determine -ife boats Picked Up have been picked up by steamers that ' will oarry them to other points before they are heard from. Latest Information concerning the I survivors of the wrecked steamship , Revise estimated the casualties at six J -ty. Four life rift* have been plcuea ! up and fifty people rescued thererrotm Blame for the disaster Is now laid upon the officers of the San Pedro by many, who assert the freighter was out of the course and disregarded signals of the Columbia. Nearly all of the rescued were dad only in night clothing. Many suffered severely from exposure and a number will be confined In bed several days. 'IN VIRGINIA'WON BRIDEFOR HIM ROMANCE OP A FORMER REGISTER REPORTER NOW LIVING IN FLORIDA. A Wheeling friend of Harry Cu'rran Wilbur, of Jacksonville, Florida, who was a reporter for the Register a few years ago, and cLty editor for a time has received a letter from him In which Mr. Wilbur states that his famous poem "In Virginia" won for him a bride, saya- the Wheeling Register. It was while Mr. Wilbur was on the writing force of the Register that he wrote "In Virginia." It was one of his regular" Sunday contributions of v^rae, and first appeared In this paper on. Sunday, May 24, 1903. The poem was re-published In a number of newspapers. and later was read by Col. Robert White of this city, during an address which he delivered In the city of Richmond. It was afterward published In every paper of prominece In the South. Among the many letters Which Mr. Wilbur received concerning the poem was one from a talented young lady living in a prominent city bf Virginia. The result was a correspondence which oontlnued for several years, and finally led to marriage a short time ago. After a short wedding tour, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur went to Jacksonville where Mr. Wilbur Is now engaged In editorial and special work for the Times-Union. Mr. Wilbur's letter contained the additional information that his brother was married to a sister of Curran'a bride. In the meantime the popularity of "In Virginia" has been growing. It has been* Included in a book of poems, It has been set to music, It Is used in descriptive pamphlets by a Virginia railway, and It has been copyrighted and will pay a handsome royalty to the author. AIMI n HI Alllll UHILU DLUWN OUT OFWINOOW HEAVY STORM AT BELPRE OVERTURNS HOUSE?TWO SERIOUSLY HURT IN WRECK. PARKERSBURG, July 23.?During a heavy wind and rain storm, which occurred In this locality at 6 o'clock last evening, the residence ot George Brooks, In Belpre, across the Ohio river from this city, was blown over. Mrs. Brooks and an Infant child were In the house when the storm came up, and the child was blown out of the house through an open door and was fatally Injured. Mrs. Brooks was rescued from the house by neighbors and I mi fmnH tn he aerlouslv Injured. The house Is a total wreck, and tie con-| tents are all damaged or destroyed. | NOT CAPT 11 MAN WHO SHOT PIERCE OAVIS ON SHORT CREEK ELUDES THE AUTHORITIES. WHEELING, July 23. ? Edward Lockhart, wanted (or the murder ot Pierce Davis, on Short Creek, Brooke county, Saturday night, Is still at liberty. Every effort made by posses to And him have been baffled. The search, however. Is not to be discontinued but will be prosecuted with renewed vigor and this morning the board of county commissioners of Brooke oounty met and offered a reward for Lockhart. Sunday bloodhounds were worked but they accomplished Bride Seeks lake at the Moundrrtlle camp ground*, the young woman came to her dealt) , | lng the summer at the Camp }rounda,e ^ UlUIWi A4V VUU HWfc HVV . WW-. | at once started through the house to less and having become alarmed, he sent out the word, ' and searching found leading from the cottage to the southern end of the lake. The tracks appeared to have been made by a woMrs. Core when found had on a pair of new sfioes which had never been When the tracks the lake boats were sent out and some of the boys began diving into the lake 10 o'clock some of them did strike what they thought felt like the body of a woman. The boats at once came to that point, and Harry Travis and a young man named Dlckett brought l the body by means of their oars. Mrs. vllle was notified of the finding of the body and he at once left for the camp grounds. During tl^e morning he Interviewed many people who knew something of the case in hopes came to her untimely end. much considered by th& people on the 'J grounds, and that of suicide is accepted by most, this supposition being led to hv the finding? of the nlaht clothes this miking It seem that the act was deliberately planned. There Is a big drop In the bottom of the lake near the southern end and ten feet from the shore the water is 32 feet deep. The husband Is grlefetrlCken and he has the sympathy of all the people on the grounds. The couple'were among those on the camp grounds and the friends of the two young peopje In Moundsvllle. Mrs. Core was, before her marriage half a year ago, Miss Jessie Poo: daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Pool, who reside on Oak avenue in Moonda- ] vllle. Mr. Core i? a clerk at the penitentiary, having been employed there for four years, and Is a son of former Sheriff Core, of Pleasants oounty, this State. He Is 26 years old, a graduate of West Virginia University re&frajlM one of the most popular young men in Investigation returned a verdict that verdict hne the unanimous approval of tire country itde turnlny out. The mm vlcea were held at 1 o'clock and t interment w In Brooke cemetery.