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DECIDE GRIPPEN'S TYPIST DID NOT KNOW OF MURDER SHE PLEADED HOT GUILT! When Arraigned and Prosecution Introduces No New Evidence. Not Put in Witness Box Loudon, Oct. 25. After a trial last ing only a few hours in the new Lailey criminal court today a jury found Ethel Clara Leneve not guilty as an nceessorv after the fact in the murder of Cora Belle Crippen for whose death her husband, Dr. Crippen will die on the gallows on November 8. Miss Leneve was in love with I)r, Crijipenandsleptinhishou.se on the night of the day following the day upon which the doctor murdered his wife and buried the dismembered parts in the cellar of his Hildrop Crescent home. She accompanied Crippen in his ilitcht to Canada and with him was arrested and indicted. From the first she has maintained innocence of any knowledge of the crime, but the crow n alleged that her behavior subsequent to the disappear ance of Mrs. Crippen, or Belle Elmore us she was known on the stage, was such as to betray a guilty knowledge of the murder. Pleaded Not Guilty. When arraigned today, Miss Leneve pleaded not guilty, the witnesses were introduced by the prosecution to show that she had experienced periods of creat mental distress following Belle Elmore's death. The crown prosecu tor, Richard Muir, introduced only such evidence as has been brought out in the earlier hearings. Miss Leneve's counsel, Frederick E. Bmith, M. P., asked the jury to bear in mind that his client had been under the influence of Crippen, one of the most dangerous criminals of recent vears s.nce she was sixteen years of age.v This he asserted, accounted for her flight in the doctor's company. There was no proof that she had knowledge of the crime. Counsel said that he took upon his own shoulders the responsibility for not putting Miss Leneve in the witness box. Lord Chief Justice Alverslone, who presided, in summing up for the jury said that he saw no reason why Dr. Crippen should have told Miss Leneve a story different told to others. from that which he FRENCH AVIATOR KILLED Paris, Oct. 26. M. IJIancharcl, the aviator, fell from a height of 100 feet and wns instantly killed today. The accident- occurred over the field at Issy Les Molineux, where Jilanehard was attempting to descend after a suc cessful flight from Bourgcs. J. H. Jennings is visiting his daugh ter, Mrs. Joe Campbell, on Watauga Ave. Do You Want a GRAVEL RUBEROID TIN SHINGLE or PINE SHINGLE We can supply you with either kind at once Brading- Marshall Lumber Co. 112, III and 116 East Main Street THE HUNTING SEASON Opei :ns s-i ' acVin ,tv j w We arc prepared to serve you with Guns, Ammunition Shell Belts, Hunting Coats, Vests, Leggins, &c. A Car Load of Winchester and U. M. C. Shells Just Arrived f om the factory. Summers-Parrott Hardware Company VETERAN T 0 BO B Corroborate Statement of A. C Fau bian of Cocke County as to Hooper's Virulent Speech Nashville, Tenn., Oct. 24. Confeder ate oidiers of Cocke county today sent to Nashville a signed statement in which they denounce as false the re port that the vnterans oi that county were supporting Hooper, and also com mend their comrade, A. C. Faubian, as a truthful, upright citizen. The latter is the old soldier that was vi ciously attacked by Hooper's crowd for making a statement relating what Hooper said of the Confederates in a spe:ch at Newport. The signed state ment of the Cocke county veterans is as follows: Newport, Tenn, Oct. 21. We, the undersigned ex-confederate soldiers of Cocke eounty, have read the statement of C. Faubian relative to the speech of B. W. Hooper, in which he stated that he considered the vote of a confederate soldier a disgrace, and that all should be in h 1 or Texas, and would all go to h 1. The above statement by said Hooper was publicly discussed in Cocke county at the time that he made the statement. Any statement that the confederate soldiers of Cocke eounty are supporting the candidacy of B. V. Hooper is utterly false. The confederate soldiers, their sons and their grandsons are supporting Robert L. Taylor for governor of Tennessee. "We are personally acquainted with Comrade A. C. Faubian, and know him to he truthful and reliable, and would unhesitatingly believe any state- ment that he makes. "JAMES WOOD, "Company C, Twenty-fifth Tennessee Regiment. "ALLEN CROOKS, "Company C, Twenty-sixth Tennessee Regiment, R. R. SUMMER, "Company I. First North Carolina Regiment. "WILLIS GREY, "Company I, Thirty-first Tennessee Regiment." SEN. JEFF DAVIS FOR THE REGULARS Nshville, Tenn., Oct- 21. Senator Jeff Davis, of Arkansaj, will come into Tennessee to speak for the regular democratic ticket and will fill an ap pointment at Greeneville, Oct. 28, and at Bristol, Oct. 29. The Hon. Joe V. Williams and the Hon. J. J. Lynch, boih of Chatta nooea, will sneak. in support of the candidacy of Robert L. Taylor for gov ernor, and J. W. Thomas for railroad commissioner, at Dayton, Tenn., Nov, 7, at 1 o'clock. CONGRESSMAN HOUSTON CREDITED A "REGULAR." Nashville, Oct. 26. A special from Murfreesboro says Hon.W.C. Houston, of Woodbury, member of congress from the fifth division, passed through here this morning. While here he stated to a gentleman who asked him how he stood in the present fight that he oulct support the regular democratic ticket, including Senator Taylor. The coming out of Judge Houston on the side of the "regulars " is regarded by them a significant. Read the 'Want Column' 1 or the Big Shed Jobe Street Soon CALIFORNIAN FIRST WAR SPY Lafayette C. Baker Was the First Chief of Detective Bureau of the United State. To California fell the honor In the dark days of the Civil war of supply ing the first national chief of the gov ernment detective bureau. The man chosen to head this most Important de partment was Lafayette C. Baker, who arrived at the Golden gate in 1853, coming by way of Panama. He was an active member of the vigilance com mittee at San Francisco from 1856 to 1861. Early in the spring of 1861 he returned to New York, expecting to re main in the east only a short time, but at the very moment be was ready to He Was Compelled to Kill One and Wound Two Other. start for the Pacific slope the tocsin of war startled the land, and in common with the loyal citizens of the north he decided to abandon hia prirate busi ness enterprises and serve the. imper- iicu voumry. It was in April of that year that Baker visited Washington city for the purpose of allying himself with the government in the defease of his coun try. There he had an interview with General Scott, who was then in com mand of the army of the United States Present at the interview was Hon, George W. Wright of California, and at that time the plans were discussed and laid for a visit to be made by Baker to Richmond, which was the capital of the Confederacy. In pursuance of this plan the start was made for Richmond on July 11, the purpose of the hazard ous Journey being to learn, if possible, the locality and strength of the hostile troops and of their fortlflctaions. There being traitors in the government and in the army, the Union troops were not let into the secret of the expedition or its mission. Therefore Baker's first step from Washington in the direction oi tne "sacrea soil or Virginia was one of great risk, as any attempt to pass the lines might cause his arrest. Twice at least he was apprehended and returned to Washington, but after many tribulations he succeeded in evading the outposts and hired a negro boy to row him across the river. Here he was promptly placed under arrest by the confederate sentinels. By them h was discredited and looked upon as a spy, when he assured them that he was a peaceful citizen, unarmed ana on his way to Richmond. Four days after his arrival in Rich mond Baker was ushered into the pres ence of President Jefferson Davis, the audience being in the front parlor of the Spottswood house. The weather being warm, the confederate chieftain wore simply a light linen coat, with out vest, cravat or collar. Davis lis tened with indifference to the story told by Baker, and at the conclusion ot the narrative gave no intimation as to his Drobable action. After a lause of three days the Inspected spy was for the third time taken into the pres ence of Davis. Impersonating Sam, a son of Judge Munson of Knoxville, who went to California at an early day, Baker succeeded in deceiving the pres ident, from whom he received a parole that released him from confinement and pledged himself not to leave Rich mond without first having received per mission from . the provost marshal. Richmond thus became an open book to Baker, who soon obtained all the information he desired relative, to the movements, plans, fortifications and strength of the enemy. Being anxious to return to the north without delay, he secured a pass that carried him to Fredericksburg. , At a point four miles below that city he crossed the Rappa hannock without difficulty, but In steal ing an old rowboat in which to ef fect his escape across the Potomac he was so closely pursued that he was compelled to kill one and wound two of the confederate sentinels who were guarding the river bank. This, then, is the story of the begin ning ot the secret service department of the government, although it wai not until August,, 1861, that Baker be came regularly attached to the war department as secret agent. LTOLLETTE ENTIRELY WELL FROM OPERATION Rochester, Minn., Oct. 26. Senator and Mrs. Robert LaFollette left Roch ester today for Madison, Wis, thtir liome. Senator LaFollette has com p'etely recovered from his recent oper ation at a hospital here. IT ABOUNDS IH TENNESSEE State Geologist Ashley Issues Bulle tin Giving History of Zinc Mining in This State Recent developments have demon strated the possibility of profitable mining the bodies of low grade ore for ty or fifty miles long and hundreds of feet wide. The state geological survey has just issued a bulletin of less than twenty pages, dealing with the mining of zinc in Tennessee. The paper is il lust rated and was written by Samuel W. Osgood, of Knoxville, who has been associated with zino mining in the Joplin and Galena districts, and more recently in the East Tennessee district, The paper refers briefly to the charac ter and geology of the ore. Then dis cusses the past history of zinc mining in Tennessee, and points out the cause of past failures. . Then it describes re cent experimental developments on a much larger scale than had heretofore been attempted with results that lead Mr. Osgood to believe that the profita ble development of the ores have been demonstrated. The ore is of a low grade, though higher than the Joplin, Missouri, ore, and Mr. Osgood believes that the key to the situation is simply the working of the deposits on a large enough scale to permit of the use of labor saving machinery so as to reduce the per ton cost of mining and milling the ore, and he gives the figures upon which his conclusions are based. He also gives figures to show that the smelting of Tennessee ores in Tennessee should prove a very profitable business when properly carried on. It is only another case similar to the copper situation at Ducktown, where a deposit that could be worked on a small scale only at a loss will yield a handsome revenue if worked on a large scale with proper machinery. The same thing is true of much of the min ing operations on the metaliferous ores everywhere today. A Jarge share of the metals are today obtained from low grade ores by the use of up-to-date machinery that could not have been profitably mined a few years ago. It is believed that ultimatelay Tennessee will be found to possess many other low grade deposits that will be worka ble only when capable to the extent of at least several hundred thousand dol lars is invested in their development. The bulletin is part O of Bulletin No. 2, and is enUtled "Zinc Mining in Ten nessee." It can be obtained from the state geologist by inclosing postage one cent. SALVATION ARMY SPECIAL MEETINGS Captain IX G. Coy, the oiTlcer in charge of the local work, has Captain Baker Galliher, from . Bristol, Tenn., for the week's meeting. Captain Gal liher has a wonderful experience which he will give during the week. To night several will give their testimony as to how they were saved and what brought about their conversion. On Thursday Captain Galliher will speak on the Army's work in Kentucky and the experience withthe feudist of Hrethitt county. . " Friday night he will give a brief talk on his prison experiense and who was to blame lor him being ia jail. On Saturday night there will be a ,,'4 .Jf , 1 ' .- 4," ' " fj '.:rU'' drunkard's meeting conducted by the Captain. It is hoped that the Christi m friends will make an effort to get home of the worst drunkard in Johnson City to the Saturday nights' meetings. On Sunday night will be given some lively talks, after which Captain Galliher will give his experience since his con version. uail:ner nas Deen arrestea wenly-eight times. He joined the Sal vation Army when he was. only twenty-one years of age, this being in the year of 189!). He has spent most of his time in the Army work and has been a commissioned officer for several year. All are requested to come out to these meeting!i. EX-GOV. CANDLER V- PASSES AWAY Atlanta.Oct. 26. Allan Daniel Cand ler, twice governor of Georgia, died at his homo here this morning after an extended illness. Governor Candler was 76 years old and was born in Au rora. Lumpkin county. OovernorCandler wasgraduated from Mercer college in 1859 and became 8 shcol teacher at Jonesboro. In 1861 h? entered the Confederate army as a private and rose to the rank of colo net. ESTEEMED nfnwrbl" a 1! mfii people! JIMIM w bluw OF NEWPORT AND COCKE 1. FINN'S WORD GOOD Veracity of These Two Gentlemen Unqaestion Citizens Resent Charges of the Hooperites Newport, Tenn., Oct. 24. Two letters were given out here Saturday tearing on the standing two gentlemen of Newport who have become involved in the political campaign by reason of statements made in regard to Cant. Hooper. Both are given clean bills as to veracity and evidence points to the fact that both stand high with thei neighbors and men who have known them all their lives. The statements follow: Newport, Tenn., Oct. 22, 1910. To Whom it May Concern: ' V ill say that I have known the Hon. It. B. Hickey, of Cocke county from his youth up and can say that no man stands higher for truth and sin cerity, and he would not make a false statement or misrepresent the facts in tentionally in any case. His life has always been that of a high-toned chris tian, and I believe he now represents the majority of the democratic party of this county. He has always stood for the interest of the old Confederate sol diers under any and all circumstances, (Signed) "C. B. M I MS, ' Exeminer and ex-chairman of demo cratic committee of Cocke county." Mr. Faubian's Word Good as Bond "Newport, Cocke County, Tenn., Oct. 22, 1910. -We, the undersigned citizens, have known A. C. Faubian, an old Confederate soldier, who has lived as our neighbor for years, and has been an honorable, upright citizen, and we have never heard his veracitv aues tioned until the Hooper and Knloe fol lowers of this county, who so bitterly denounced him for making a statement that he gave the Hon. II. B. Hickey that he might use it for the purjwse of showining to his comrades the hypoc risy of the republican candidate for governor of our stale, Capt. B. W. Hooper. We denounce the attack as being g low and cowardly attack upon an old Confederate solid who wore the gray. This shows plainly to the old Confederate soldiers the love and re spect that Hooper and the Hooperites have for the old Confederate soldiers. (Signed): "Burrel B. Brooks, John Shell, i?loydHedrick, William Blanch ard, J. B. Husong, Joel Blanchard, William Hurley, 8. B. Netherton, Jas. McDevitt, R. J. Park, F. 8. Huff, B. M. Click, Lee Bumgarner, I). A Brooks, D. H. Brooks, J. C. Brooks, 3. W. Brooks, W. B. Brooks. R. L. Gor- rell, J. C. Carty, J. F. Stanberrv. P. P. iiioya." Can't Wor When you feel that you can hardly drag through your daily work, and are tired, " discouraged and miserable, take Cardui, the woman's tonic. Cardui is prepared for the purpose of helping women to regain their strength and health. Not by doping with strong drugs, but by the gentle, tonic action, of pure vegetable herbs. The Woman's Tonic Mrs. L N. Nicholson, of Shook, Mo., writes: "Before I beean to take n j-Cardui, I was unable to do any work. I have taken 5 bottles and have improved very much. I can do the most of my housework now. "I can't say too much for Cardui, it has done so much for me." Your druggist sells Car dui. Get a bottle today. FOR SALE 72 Acres Of Land l 1-2 miles north of Jonesboro ' Call on J. W. Olivor, Jottejba.o, Tenn. t. 13 4fc pd. Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Gore arc ejjic ing over the arriva rf a flue balj 0irl at their home on, Hols'.on avenue. COMET'S VOTING CONTEST Get In the Contest At Once and Work for This Nice Present to be Given Away Xmas The Comet is very much gratified at the interest taken in the Pony Contest this early and desires to say to the young contestants that other prizes will be added so as to give more of you an opportunity of getting a reward for your efforts in our behalf. The second prize will be a $G0 bicycle fit for a king and nearly good enough for the child ren who are hustling for The Comet. Christmas falls on Snnday this year and we have decided to close the con test on Friday night, December 2.1, so that the votes can be counted on Satur day and the happy winners have the fruits of their labor to enjoy on Christ mas morning. This contest is governed by the rules of common sense and every white child is eligible except members of the edit or's family. Children can nominate themselves or their names can be sent in by friends by fillingout the nominat ing coupon in the paper that entitles them to 5000 votes to start with. If it is accompanied by fl on subscription it gives the child 5,000 voles extra. If you know a child who would. like to have a Shetland pony as a gift, send us his name and we will do the best we can to help it get one, and if you know one who does not want a pony send its name along also, as we want to put it in our list of curios. Get the children started early so all can get off even and the greatest hus tler is sure to win a prize. Vote Allowance For every dollar paid on new sub scriptions to the daily or weekly ed ition 1000 votes will be allowed. For every dollar paie on past due ac counts 2000 votes will be allowed. On dropped subscription accounts 5000 votes will be allowed with each dollar paid in. All cnuuren wno want to work m contest can get list of subscribers to collect from, receipt books and all in formation desired by calling at Comet office. The pony is a live one and if you are a live child you can win by constant work. HERALD AND TRIBUNE LOCAL ITEMS Miss Hunt, of Johnson City, visited the Misses Hawkins Sunday. Miss Sarah Slemons visited Miss Emily Miller, of Johnson City, last week. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Baker, of John son City, were guests of relatives here Sunday. Romeo J. Russell, after an extended visit to points in California, has re turned to Jonesboro. Miss Mary Nell Dosser, of Johnson City, spent Sunday here with Miss Margaret Slemons. Mrs. IS. II. Bachman, of Johnson City, was the guest Friday of Mrs. Virginia Cox at the "Columns." Mrs. W. W. Brazewell, of Johnson City, was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. M. E. DeVault Sunday. Mrs. N. C. Harris, of Johnson City, while enroute to Knoxville to visit with relatives, spent Thursday here with her ssinter, Miss Anita Anderson. WHEW! WHEW I A young gentleman from Johnson City, Tenn., who is attending Tike sem inary high school, was out riding the other moonlight night with a popular young lady clerk of this village by the name of Mabel, when he discovered by the roadside what he supposed was a black squirrel, and quicker than light ning he jumped from the buggy and threw his new overcoat over it. This squirrel" was not the kind that climbs trees, but a kind that robs henroosts, which he discovered to his horror and sorrow. . Alter tne coat was nicely per fumed he ihrew it in the back of his buggy and drove speedily home, prom ising to give the young lady a scent if she would keep the matter quiet. But the scent proved to be a bad one, and Mabel let the "cat out of 'the bag." W-h-e-w ! Wyoming County, N. "Y., Gazette. LOCAL AND PERSONAL , D. H. Willard is at home for a few days. Tom Dyer has sufllciently recovered from an attack of typhoid fever to be it the City Barber Shop again. I. L. Love, the greatest insurance hustler this section has ever known, came up from Chattanooga last week md spent several days here around his lid h dquarters. He left yesterday for Irv ngton, Ky., and will trv the blu9 gr iss fields for awhile. The C niel goes after him daily. Dr. T. B. Russell, who is in the em ploy of the Anti-Saloon League, is in 'rora a speaking tour in lower part of thettate. He spoke in Bristol Sun day. ' 'HITS' DEMOCRATS WHO JOINED REPUBLICANS TC ELECT M MiR He Denounced Those Who Would Rob the Grave in Their Mad Desire to Hold an Office Columbia, Tenn., Oct. 25. In a speech which aroused a large crowd of democrats to the greatest enthusiasm, Judge Joseph E. Jones, of Dresden, last afternoon delivered a blow to the dem ocrats w ho have joined with the repub licans in a deal to make Ben YV. Hoop er governor. Judge Jones called atten tion to the fact that the last time he spoke in Columbia he wns introduced by Ed Carmack, and he said of all the men he ever knew, Ed Carmack had more contempt and hate for republi cans. He said that "Caimack alive was so much loved by the republicans that they kept him away from the white house, where .Napier, the negro, was welcomed." He denounced the "political vultures" who would rob the grave in their mad desire to hold office, and said Carmack in all his life never voted for a republican, even for consta ble. Judge Jones said Hooper, who was merely a tool for the designing Sanders and the carpet-baggers, wa3 a dangerous man to be given the power of governor. He cautioned the Confed erates to beware of him, because if he should be governor he would name the text-book board, and the .children of the schools might have to study books which made a hero of every northern soldier and a traitoj of every man who toiioweu Kobert E. Lee. lie denounc ed Hooper's slander on the Confederate soldier w hile a member of the legisla ture when the appropriation bill for Confederate pensions was pending. Judge Jones made an impassioned plea for law enforcement. He said the democratic party was the true friend of temperance, but said that Hooper, who is asking for the support of the temperance people, was a member of a party which had a majority of 100 in congress, and for ten years had refused to pass a law which would aitf the slates in enforcing their liquor laws. He closed with an appeal to democrats to get together and go to work and win. He said he had voted for Carmack over Patterson for the nomination, but that he always supported the nominee. He paid a high tribute to Gov. Patterson, and said during the reign of terror in West Tennessee the governor was his strong support in restoring law and or der. His reference to "his personal friend, Ed Carmack," and his sterling democracy was cheered to the echo. He said if the carpet-baggers put their agent in the governor's chair it was a probability, in the natural order of things, that there would be vacancies in eight years on the two highest courts in the state, and this agent would ap point, at, the behest of the political tricksters, members of the courts of last resort in Tennessee. He said it was a serious situation to consider. His speech was in all respects a mojt pow erful appeal to the beat citizens in Maury county. 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