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Tfce; Qacstion Which They Must Determine is
; ; Whether or not the Prisoner his Regained
, His Mental Equilibrium Since Jhe Murder.
TK Ftct That Thaw was
der-has Been Pretty Thoroughly Established Mrs.
William Thaw, the Mother of Harry did not Create as
Qopd fen Impression Upon the Stand as Her Daughter
iniLaw She was not Allowed to testify to Thaw's
.Vnur Vnvlf. HfniYtti 7.. Ttv Hlf)
latest shift in the game to savojhas Interposed herself between Thaw
the life of 'Harry Thaw, the young
malt's fate again hangs by a
thread of expert testimony. This
time, upon the vtestimony of two
alippisla, Drs. Hammond and
' Hiving skillfully driven home
tho idea qf justification under the
" unwritten law" Thaw's attorneys
now, staiifi squarely before tho
jury on this issue:
'.Thaw was insane from tho tinio
Evelyn Ncsbit told him her story
in Paris, until some time after
(ho killing of White, and cannot
be held responsible for Jiis - acts.
H.O,h( now recovered his mental
equliriuu 'find cannot be confined
in 'tiQitnid-J)ouso. ",
Mrs. Tftaw' testimony was tho
Vfmt"fio shbwlliat Thaw was insane
when he1' killed White. Now Ham.
m6iid"Biii Kclifi'p are expected to
oho hipi(aue at present. Ex
w4r4 'KvifoV jiud" Wagner testifed
thal-TKwvMvaB insane but was im-
Wrln October 7' This opens the
prove "blnr irfrie How and shows
had 'been the0 Unwritten Law."
New York, March 7. -If Harry
Thaw escape legal retribution for
ht killing 'of Stanford White, he
Will owe his salvation to two worn.
enWaroat him ii tho world.
The yotmfc. wife's ordeal " on the
witness-- stand has been a seven days'
, i '"Wmr&WWPk defense. ,
H - wHWV'Nwiid Thaw smiling,
, wiWtilw wtf .reminded that the
H q I uotenso. ofi tuo
BQUMA PROPOSES PLAN
FOR GENERAL ANNESTY
Po'lticil, prisoners Whose Hands Have not Been Stained
5';Wim Bd Maybe Pardoned Czar Makes a Good
,' ; . ''Impression Upon Douma Members.
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St. Pptevsbilrgi March 7. Tho
pVebuntatiphby'the lower houso of
a' unanimous! petitioji for amnesty
for a '-political offenders oxcopt
tjiue guilty' of actual murder, prob
ably will vosujt- 'from a conferenqo
of q Consoo'fttlve deputies held
lutvt 'iv'ljlt. Al'thi meeting it was
decided to support any request
mado.for (ho Liberal members of
tbejiouio Y01' 10 Plvrtl?11 ftH
ipV'i'sbns iniprixned or exiled for
revolutionary agitation or propa
ganda wiOio ,Jiands wore not ac
tually stainlvith blood. Tho -Rud-icdjif'dsirei
to make this demand
include tlicWftllHty of murder, but
f . in prqpr to scVilre u unanimous vote
they' probably vill conbont to a
1 , tSepaVatSion of 'the two classes and.
' . 5& pVfnt Lan apjfcul ' for tho torror
1 l-JP WPak a separate motion.
J. I tho central committee of tho
", v OopaiftutiptiBl Democrats also he!4
'J an impciriant meeting to Jiear the
re;ir; . uoiwn, prusmuni,
of the Iqwei1 houso, on his nudl
ciice with' Etnperor Nicholas, and to
consider th Socialist protest
agihttt the vundiduoy for the vico
presidency t tho lowur hoiiho of
iTIw erowror's cordial inception
Gooviri and h!s declaration
1 .will toward parliament
tfaji excellent impression on.
tlw,tkl-'eoBiBiittoe and dispelled
ttuyfMMi Ut ; tho goveroing body,
Insane at the Time of the Mur
nnnfiAttnn Mnw It la 1isi ninthnt whn
anu uie eiccinc cnair. sue gave tes
timony, not In Itself vitally Im
portant, tending to prove hl3 Insanity
at tho time of his marriage and
before. Further she would have
gone had she been permitted.
Indeed, she requested pormlsslon
t'- address the court with "heredity"
as her subject, but tho defense's
lawyer, fearing some disclosure that
would strengthen the assumption of
permanent derangement on the part
,of the prisoner, thus paving the way
for a lunacy commission, peremptor
ily shut her off.
Between the two women who aro
striving to save the same life, that
purpojo Is perhaps the one point in
common. That their paths will after
the trial diverge was made plain
enough by tho disdainful frankness
with which the older Mrs. Thaw
expressed today her attitude toward
tht girl who has exercised so ma
lign an Influence upon her son's
Never once ' did Mrs. William
Thw refer to Kvelyu Nesblt Thaw
by name. The pronouns "she" and
"her" were found quite expressive
enough and once she cooly observed
that she had accepted Harry'c puT
poto to marry "the young woman,"
to Use Mr. Delnias' phrase, merely
as" "the lesser of two evils." "What
ever effect her story may have had
upon tho Jury, It Is hardly calcu
lated to promoto harmony In the
family clrclo after tho trial Is over.
Judged purely as a witness, the
prisoner's mother compares unfavor.
ably with his wife. She la of less
stern stuff than tho younger woman.
Easy as- her ordeal was made for
her by the efforts of both counsel,
she lost her self-control several
times and tlmo had to be given for
was seeking only u good oppni (un
ity to disijMJi-so this mk'ou.I pailja
ment1 and mile tho count.; until a
ftuocesbor be brought togctlicir.
It is evident that tho i-niDernr
is not oxed nt tho refusal of tho
radical deputies to honor his name
in tho opening ceremoni'es of tho
Tho picht, U informod f,luit tho
tone of Picmior Stolypin'sdcLlani
tions to parliament ik Teinpornte
but firm. It lays down the exact
limjts to wh'eh tho cabinet is pre
pared to go nud dutlincs with con
siderablo detail tho program of
legislation ho desiics enacted.
The Coiibtitutlonal iJemociats
commHtco dvelddd to persist with
the candidacy of M. Tofiinko. unit
hut it might fill the morotsuyslnp
01 1110 Jiouie, m. Tchelnukoff of
Moscow has been nominated for
thw letter office. It was albo de
cidod that Delegates Struvo and
Fedeioff, together with tho tnotrop
obtan of St. Peterebui-g, bo com,
missioned to request a dispensation
for thq, return fiom oxilo o'f a
monastery, at tho ordurs nP tlm imiw
hynod. of Father Gregory Polrof'f
. iii.-u di, jreierenurg labor
leader, who was elected to tho
house from ,tho ,capitn.
When tliot next sittinw nf ti.a
wye'lmusiv.pf pariUmenfc' as held,
March 8. minor
MM-i-Brs or tne
house will be chosen,
MAIUON. OHIO. THURSDAY EVENING,
iher to recover herself. Then, too,
she showed lmpatlcnco and lacked
that quality of close attontlvcness
and control of mind and tongue that
mode Evelyn Thaw's answers so
wonderful, straight to the point and
effective to her own plan.
Thcro was about her a combina
tion of simplicity and obstinacy
that led her into answers that wcro
both rambling and unresponsive.
In defiance of all the accepted ten.
cU and tho dramatic recitals made
and provided for such cases, Mrs'
William Thaw displayed less natural
dignity than did her daughter.in-"'
law. Certainly, she was less self,
Though apparently easily affected I
and several times forced to stop and
wipe her eyes, Mrs. Thaw showed
ovldence of the mercurial tempera
ment which Is so marked In her son
by laughing with childlike delight
when Mr. Jerome, with burlesque,
exaggerated politeness, besought Mr.
Delmas, for tho prlvllcgo of putting
his own .questions, uninterrupted.
What was expected to be one of
the vital points of Mrs. Thaw's evi
dence was deliberately omitted, to
her own surprlEO nud disappointment.
Sho was not asked, nor permitted to
testify regarding possible hereditary
influences which may have an im.
portant bearing upon the defendant's
mental condition. Presumably Mr.
Del ran s Is thus keeping out Import
ant evidence as to. the defendant's
mentality, acting upon the de
fendant's insistent instructions that
the defense must avoid any line
tending to show anything more than
When Mr. Jerome had finished
with her, he being unable upon
cross-examination to go Into the
matter of family Insanity, which
was not brought up in. direct examtn.
atlon; he bowed and said:
"That Is all. Mrs. Thaw."
"Ig that all I'm to say?'" Inquired
tlm witness In pa)pable disappoint.
ment. She turned her cyc3 upon
Mr. polmas, then upon Justice
. "That Is all, madamo," returned
the Judge, but sho made no motion
For a moment, Mrs. Thaw hesitat
ed. She bit her lip. Then she
slowly left the stand. Harry Thaw,
who had been leaning forward, his
Continued on Pafe Pour.
No on haa notlotd Mr. ReckfIUr
Wtt f fCt alooheU
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Betlia, March 7. The
Kaiser's life was threat-
eneAYdorinK a concert at
f ftW'pklace, last night.
Heir Kupke. a mombor of
"' theV.i.orchMtna. middinlv
went mad1 and tried to at-
tack the emperor. The
audience was thrown into
a panic but officers near
to the kaiser, seized and
subdued the mad man. tf
The emperor was cool.
Terrorists-Seize $20,000 in a
Raid on the University
Moscow. March 7. A daring
hold up occurred nl the university
hoie,, today. whilo tho officials
weie being paid jolf tit the chnn
cclleiy, seven armed men, terror
istt, entered, seized .20,000 and
decamped, killing1 tho sergeant of
The university is now sunound
cd by police and houses in the
vicinity arc being scaichcd.
Great Wavetxrf Religious Re
vival Sjreeps Over
Oberlin, O.. March" .-On
count of the l-ovutaU meetings.
all bushier wns suspended Thursday.
Tho college and theftown spent the
day attending services Forty
prnyor nmeetingi and 1 sK chuicli
services were held in" the morning
with big tnheiiincleiiallies in the
afternoon . and evening. Five
i hundred perou; have
J vetted in a month. ,
SOMETHING JOHN D. HAS OVERLOOKED.
ndowlng'tn instltutionTfor tho tdueation of tin pooplo in tho procuring and
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MABCII 7, 1907.
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Now' York, March 7.
District Attorney Jerome
mado public today tho
fact th'a ho had received
a large number of letters
threatening his life in caso
Thaw is convicted. Thoy
came from many states
and the police havo some
He Orders $2,000 Worth of
Photographs, Which He
Cincinnati, Marcn 7. Senator
Foraker Is preparing to lnauguarto
a photographic campaign for his own
nomination for tho presidency. The
boom will bo launched when ho re
turns from Washington. Ho has
contracted with a Cincinnati photog.
rapher, for ?2,000 worth of photo
graphs of hlnibelf to distribute them
all over the country.
TWENTY NINE BODIES
Naple3,March 7. Twen-ty-nlno
bodies have been
washed ashore, suppos
edly from the British
steamship, ' 'Mailapi.' ',
which was lost last night
off Oaaftelamaro Dl Stabia
It is not known how
many lives were lost, but
more, bodies continue to bo
dashed up by the sea.
fjlwfenww In MlnnnpellieiirMlv ,
He Gives Out an Interview in Which He Says He
Believes Roosevelt Will Soon Favor the
Railroad Corporations Provided
Some Restrictions are Imposed.
fle Deplores the Condition of Unrest and Mistrust Among
the People in This Country and in Europe and Blames
the Railroads Themselves for the Feeling The Railroad
Magnate Refuses to Discuss the Reported Purchase of
Now York, March 7. 11. II . Har-
rlman returned today from Washing
ton and gavo- out hl& remarkable In
terview. "I would not want to ,lvo tho lm.
prcsslon," said Harrlman, "that
Roosevelt has let up on his drastic
policy of chastising tho corporations
which ho believes arc offending the
people, but 1 believe the admlnls.
tratlon Is experiencing a change of
htart. "I believe tho president Is
coming around to our Iew, that
tomblnatlonr 'are necessary In tho
rnllroad business, and that ho will
Le Inclined to legalize such combina
tions, with tho proper restrictions.
This Is the result of tho admlnlstra.
JURY SETS THE TWO
STROTHER BROTHERS FREE
After a Short Deliberation a Verdict of "Wot Guiltyyas
Returned and the Spectators ExprMsid "
' Their Approbation.
Cnlpeher, Vav Jlarch I. -The
juiy in the cumj of James and
Miilip Slrolhcis, chnigcd w:th
filling William Hywnleis, because
'ie hctinjed their .sister and then
'ef,t her. niter he had been forced
to niiiiiy hei;. brought in a verdict
f "not guilty" after a short de
The defense was tho "unwritten
WILL PUSH SUIT AGAINST
MRS. EDDY AND OTHERS
Another Action May be Begun in the State or Federal
Courts No Time Will.be Lost by Attorneys in
Getting Ready for the Trial.
Hoston, March 7. -Former United
States Senator William B. Chandler,
fecial attorney for George Washing
ton Glovor, of Lead, S. D., and oth.
or relatives of Mrs. Mary Baker G.
Eddy, who havo brought suit against
Christian Science officials In throe
states, announced last night that
possibly a second suit will be Instl.
tutcd In either tho state or federal
court In Massachusetts.
Mr. Clmndlor has been In consulta
tion hero for two days with tho
other counsel for tho plaintiff. In
addition to tho 'former senator, there
wero presont at tho conference John
W. Kelly, of Portsmouth. N. H..
Nathaniel E. Martin, of Concord,
N. H., and V. W. Peabody of this
city. Mr. Peabody has ontorcd tho
caso as asfeoelato counsel.
A BANK SAFE
'Masonvllle, Iowa, March 7. "Rob
bers dynamited tho safe of the
Farmors' Savings Dank, and escaped
with $5,000, after 11 running pistol
fight In tho streets. Nono wero In.
jurod. A posso Is after tho rob.
Mansfield, 0., March 7. John
B. Swank, a farmer, suicided bv
( Jhootlng. Ill health was tho
PRICK TWO GUfTS
tlon learning moic about the railroad
"Tho railroad companies have
mado a mistake. Managers have in
the past neglected their relationship
with the government and the pub.
lie. I will admit that. Now we
must take the matter Into our own
blinds to bring about a better under
standing. "Harrlman deplored the mlsundcr.
standing existing In the minds of tho
general public, concerning tho opera,
tlons of railroad corporations, which
hud created a feeling of uncaslncsB
In this country and Kuropo,
Harrlman still refuses to comment
on tho reported purchase by him
self and Frick of the Reading rail.
Spectator cheered tho vcr-
Judge Uanison addressed
jmy -after the vei-dict was
uounced. With tears bticanKng
down Jiis cheeks, ho said: "Gen
tlemen, I nm glad to hear you
say that tho chastity of our wo
men K to be protected, and that
no punishment shall be meted to
those who deal with tho, man who
invades' the homo. I havo no cea
suio for your verdict." t
At the close of tho conference, the
following btatcment was Issued by
"It has been decided to servo Im.
mediately tho processes on tho four '
New Hunipshlre defendants, Calvin
A. Fryo, Irving C. Tomllnson, Her.
man C. Herring, and Lewis C.
Strang, and to give notice to the
Massachusetts defendants w that
they may bo presont and Join In the
New Hampshlro suit If they choose.
If thoy do not Join In the suit,
possibly a second sut will bo Insti
tuted In Massachusetts In the state
or federal court. 4
"It was decided to begin Imraedl.
ately tho taking of the testimony In
tho various places In both states and
got ready for trial as soon as pos."
DIVORCE INDUSTRY III ,
SOUTH DAKOTA IS DEAD'
l'lene, S. D. March 7, .-The
houso yesterday pitted the senate
divot cu bill acquiring iv residence
of one jour in the state and
thieo month? in tho county be
foto beginning a divorce suitt with
oil hearings in open court.
This law kills tho divorce in
dustry of the state, which has
bceomo distasteful to the people
of South Dakota,
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