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*«<rrnr cTAn/ onai/fd’C n roi/ ” Third Thrilling Mystery of the Sherlock Hs'mes Series of Detective Adventures Will Start in THE EVENING | 1 Hlj £ DLH-KKUhLK Ij 1 jI jMMClm STAR Tomorrow. Stories of Such Absorbing Interest Were Never Before Of credbyaNew JerseyNewspaper. | ! THIRD | I EDITION } .... . . . 1 ... 1 ■■ - - - -- '■ ■ ■-- "~-= ESTABUSHED 1832. NEWARK. N. J„ WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1908.—12 PAGES._FAIR TONIGHT; THURSDAY RAIN AND WARMER. MOTHER SOBS AS RICH MERCHANT CARRIES OFF THEIR STRUGGLING SON Grand Central Station Passengers Witness Drowne’s Boy’s Vain Battle to Balk Father’s Plans~“You’d Be Ridden on a Rail in South!” Divorced Wife Cries as lad Is Thrust Into Cab. Love for his mother yesterday made a fighting demon out of little Henry ltussell Drowne, jr., who rather than lie separated from his mother, strug gled desperately with his father, a rich woolen merchant, and a law clerk, who was with the latter, at the Grand Central Station in New York. When Drowne, after listening to his divorced wife's appeal to be given pos session of her son, and seeing the tears well up in the eyes of little Henry, ignored both, and made an effort to lift the little fellow into a waiting tab, the boy fought violently. Ho sobbed and kicked and struggled until his strength failed him. Then ho cried out to his mother as the cab sped to iiis father’s home, and sue, overcome with mother love, burst into tears, and shaded her eyes with her hands as the boy watted her a farewell. There was an Immense crowd at the , station. Young Drowno and his mother arrived on a Boston train. When Drowne met' them he at once made a n effort to remove the boy to the cab. .Mrs. Drowne pleaded with him to allow the boy to remain with her, telling him that >hc lad desired it, for he loved her tifa-i. Her appeals were in vain, and when she saw that she would be parted from ihe lad she cried out In anguish: “If such actions took place in the South you wofiid be ridden on a rail.*' Drowno made no further reply, but ordered the clerk to grab the boy, which lio did. Instead of yielding, little Henry kicked and struggled. He reached up, and seizing the clerk's eyeglasses smashed them, while the mother stood by. knowing that the law gave the boy to tho father, and that she could not interfere. The fight at tho station was the sequel lo tho flight of Uttle Henry from a private school in South Newton, Mass., where he had been placed by his father. Teaming for his mother, he decided to escape from the institu tion with another boy hip own age. He fled to Natick, ten miles distant. The boys tramped for hours on the rail road ties, and when they reached Natic young Drowne telephoned to his mother to come to him. She sped from New York to the little Massa chusetts town, and there was reunited with her son. Together they came to New York. Drowne had heard of his boy s escape, and was prompt in reach ing the station to apprehend him. Drowne and his wife have figured conspicuously in the equity courts of New York. New Jersey and South Da kota. It was in South Dakota that Mrs. Drowne secured her divorce. She came to live in New Jersey with her boy, and Drowne then decided to brifig habeas corpus proceedings In Chan cery Court here to regain possession cf his son. He won. He furnished a bond for tho proper care of tho lad. His counsel appeared before Vice-Chancel lor Stevens yesterday and sought to have the bond vacated, as a general guardianship bond had been given In tho Surrogate’S Court In New York County. The vice-chancellor decided to satisfy himself that the boy’s future welfare was assured before taking action. He deferred the matter for several weeks. « Irregularities of Bank of North America Funds Al= leged. NEW YOlUv. Fob. 12.--The Federal Grand Jury, which i:> investigating the affairs of national banks, has voted live indietruants. Three of these nre said to Involve t'huVs W. Morse and a former official of the National Hank of North America, on alleged over cert ideation and misapplication of * funds. Two of those indictments, it was said, were against Morse, one on each charge, and the othor against his associate. ROY HORN WANTS DIVORCE. A petition (or divorce 1ms boon filed in Chancery Court by Koy Horn, of the Turner Tannins Company, of this city, from May Horn, now living in Cam den, by Frank A. Boettncr, counsel lot the plaintiff. It is alleged that Mrs. Horn deserted her husband at Camden on August 3d, tyoo. They were married in 1893. and one child. Florence, was born. .Site is now 11 years old, and Horn seeks possession of her. Mrs. Horn's maiden name was Hendrickson. | EVENING STAR EXTRA | GIVES NEWS FIRST. + 4* 4 4< j jj TUc non «f the ilinagreptnrnt + 2 «»<• discharge of the Corbnlly J ? Jury appeared FIRST lu an extra + 4* cdltlnu ot the STAR printed be-. T T fore the Jurors had all left I he 2 $ Court House. 4* 4* That FIRST principle doc* not T 2 apply to tills enae alone. 4 The STAR CUTS the news 4* + FIRST. The STAR PHISTS It T | FIRST, nail you read it in the | f STAR FIRST. Z 4*H'4,+4++'H4"H-+d'l-++,M-4'++4"kF $20 in Gold for You! gaS | ON’T let a single penny escape you without a look. H M Pennies, pennies, everywhere, yet the MYSTERIOUS MISSING PENNY remains unfound. Find that penny . bring it to the office of the EVENING STAR and you will receive I a shining golden double-eagle. All Newark and its environs are ■ interested in the search for this wonderful coin. How do you know R that ir isn't in YOUR pocket this very moment? HAVE YOU LOOKED TO SEE? Here is a penny with six distinct marks upon I it, wine > IS somewhere in Newark or the vicinity, which Is simply pleading to be exchanged for the price of a new Easter bonnet or a I * season baseball ticket. Six letters are marked upon this wonderfully I valuable copper piece. The EVENING STAR has already given th* position of th* Utters R, A and S. Today it tells you the position [ of rhe letter H. It is on the reverse side of the penny and on the I iei£ side of the wreath- Here are cuts showing the four letters, R, A, S and H. ;|| © O I k Someone has that mysterious 'penny. The possessor may be the p ' butcher, the baker, th: candUstick-maker, millionaire or pauper. M schoolgirl or schoolboy, fr WHY IKlN’T YOli LOOK AND bEh IF YOU HAVE IT? MANY HURT IN WHILECOASTING Rich Young Montclair Folks Hurled Headlong Into Trolley Car and Tree. BONES BROKEN AND FLESH CUT IN CRASH One SmashMip on Claremont Avenue Grade and Other on Union Hill. In two bad coasting accidents in Montclair last night and yesterday aft ernoon nearly a dozen of well known young persons, mostly sons of rich parents of that town, were painfully and In some cases seriously injured. At night a well-filled bob sled dashed down tho Claremont avenue hill and smashed into a stalled trolley car at the Valley road crossing. In the after noon another bob, Containing 13, going down Union hill, ran into a tree near Clifton avenue. Tho victims were all removed to their homes and are doing fairly well today. Those injured in the night acci dent were: GRIJIV.SK Y, Mil.* Katliersinr, of 45 North Fullerton nveitue; breast hone thought to be broken. lillDLAM, Gentle, of 501 Claremont ave nue! Internal Injuries. COGWRGG, Mrs. K'mllle, of 40 Park j streett arm broken fn two glares. | DORB1UVS, Mlsss Cornelia, of 17 North Fullerton avenue; oue rib brokeu. DOBEHIS. Miss Kllinhelli. sister of! .Miss Cornelia Domnin.; suffering from shook. Those hurt in iho'afternoon accident were: ClinilSTIIK, Robert, 10 yearn old, of 577 Porter placet broken none. Mciaiiu, Pbillp, 10 years old. of 111 South Mountain avenue; l«fl ankle broken. McKEAX, Hulph. IS year. old. o( 7» fioulli Mouululu avenue; compound fracture of left leg. How Ihc Accldenta Occurred. Iir the night accident, which hap pened at S:3t), Policeman Michael Mc Hugh, who had been stationed at the | crossing to stop trolley cars and j wagons when a bob would be on the way down the hill, signalled a trolley 1 car to cross after a bob had passed, i as there was plenty of time before the t next bob, steured by Leslie Ludlam, I would appear. The motorinan started his car, and when on the middle of the avenue the fuse blew out and the car stopped. The accident then was unavoidable. Dr. Levi W. Halses'. Dr. William H. A re son. Dr. W. W. Harri son and Dr. Leslie Love gave attention to the injured. Minister'. Daughter Escape. ■Miss Elizabeth Heed, daughter of the Rov. Dr. Orville Reed, of Montclair, who was on the bob, was around the j house as usual today,-although it was at first thought she was severely in jured. The afternoon accident was caused by the breaking of the steering rope of the hob, which was steered by Rus sell Gates, 13 years old, son of Freder ick P. Gates, of 72 South Mountain ave nue. Young Gates, seeing the danger, was able to jump and escaped injury while the other young men. McKean, McGhto and Christie, were not as fortunate. The Injured were taken Into the home of Irving Crowell in Union street, and l Dr. James H. Brown was summoned. After the wounds were dressed they , were taken to their homes. ICE FLOES IN RIVER GIVE WAY TO TRAFFIC.! NEW Y'ORK, Feb. 12.—In the light I southerly breeze and warm sun the Ice floes that have tied up the North and East Rivers for all but the larger craft [ unloosened their grasp today, and I water commerce took on a husier look 1 than for preceding se veral days. Kali- j Ing vessels and barges that have been | frozen fast in tha ice off Staten Island and Brooklyn anchorages were released i and the smaller tugboats ventured j forth to work. Thousands of tons of freight which ! had been tied up at the railroad and ! steamship terminals in Jersey City, I Hoboken and Brooklyn were started in motion, and tugboats usually laid up at j night were kept in service today .vith j double crews. _— -———— $2,000,000 SHORE BUILDING BOOM. ATLANTIC CITY. Feb. 12,-Nearly $2,000,000 was spent in building In At lantic City during the last year, ac cording to the report of Building In spector Gllllson. Half as much was spent In rebuilding and additions to hotels and cottages. I HUGHES GOES OVER JEROME’S HEAD; ORDERS JCEJflAGNATES PROSECUTED District*Attorney William Travers Jerome _* -— ML OF PRIEST COmCEDTODAY AT SETON HALL Rt. Rev. Monsignor George J. Kelly Judge at Trial of Father Fleming. Tho trial of the Rev. Hugh P. Flem ing, pastor of St. John’s 11. C. Church, Orange, on charges of insubordination preferred by Bishop John J. O’Connor, the first public notice of which was HI. He*. Mgr, Charles J. Kelly. Selected as Judge In Trinl of the Rev. Hugh I*. Fleming. given yestgrday in the EVENING STAR, was started at 9:30 o'clock thin morning at Seton Hall College, with the Right Rev. Mon signor Charles J Kelly, rector of Our Lady of drier, Hoboken, Hitting as judge; the Rev. Joseph McDowell, of Madison, who is counsel for the diocese, representing the bishop, and Monsignor Patrick V. O’Halre, of Brooklyn, defending the ac cused priest. Tile judge was the choice of the plain tiff and the defense, us is the procedure in such matters. The ease was Immediately taken up, but with the possibility of adjournment for several days. Monsignor Kelly, the judge of the ec clesiustlcul court, it was noted, succeeded the Rev. Patrick Corrigan, who was tried on similar charges at Seton llall, fifteen or twenty yearn ago; that being the last previous case in the hlHtory of the diocese, that was tried In an eccles iastical court. EX-CHIEF-JUSTICE HICKMAN HIES. CLEVELAND, O., Feb. l.’.—FrankJtn J. Dickmun, former chief justice of the Ohio Supreme Court, died of heart dis ease last night, qged 33. New York’s Attorney‘General Directed to Prod Amer‘ ican Company Officials. CITY’S HEAD PROSECUTOR HAD REFUSED TO ACT Governor's Action Causes Stir in Legal and Political Circles. NEW YORK. Feb. 12. — Governor Hughes's order directing Attorney-Gen eral Jackson to take the Ice trust ease out of District Attorney Jerome’s hands has surprised none more than Mr. Je rome himself. Although he was dis inclined to make any comment on the Governor's action today, the opinion was freely expressed among his legal and political friends that the Gov ernor's action would bo more keenly folt than all of the criticisms that have been hurled at the county’s prosecutor since he lxrst refused to seek an in dictment. Jerome lias repeatedly declared that no criminal Intent was shown by the lee trust, though independent dealers testitled In IWJB that they were driven out of business by the arbitrary in creases In the price when tho trust had the supply cornered. Attorney-General Jackson will appear before the Grand Jury sitting this month as soon as he can prepare the necessary papers. The Governor's or der directs him to sue American Ice Company officials for violation of the Donnelly anti-trust laws and the penal code, “in the place and stead of the District Attorney.” Jeromo declined to take up the mat ter because "no criminal intent was shown.” The Governor has received several requests for the District Attor ney's removal, but has heretofore re fused to Interfere with Jerome's ad ministration. FRANK BRETELL’S DEATH BAFFLES N. Y. POLICE. NEW YORK, Feb. 12.—-The absence of powder marks upon flic body of Frank Bretell. the young man who was shot in the apartment of his sister, Mrs. George Guy, in the St. Goorgo Hotel, Brooklyn, the disappearance of Mr. and Mrs. Guy and Richard Mas ters, the chum of the dead man, and discrepancies in the stories told by George Guy and Masters, who were witnesses of the shooting, have deep ened tho mystery surrounding tho death of Bretell and have led Coroner Brewer io institute a search for tho missing persons. "In view of the location of the wound.” said Dr. Barnum, ”1 should say that it would be impossible for It to have been self-inflicted without leaving traces of tho powder.” No reason has been discovered why Bretell should have ended ills life. After tiie tragedy Mr. and Mrs. Guy j paid their hill at tho hotel and de j parted, leaving no address. V *’ LOCKED UP 24 HOURS; STANDS 7 TO CONVICT AND 5 FOR ACQUITTAL Prosecutor Young Makes Motion for New Trial Immediately—Jury Is Discharged After Foreman Misunderstands Judge’s Question Asking if Agreement Is Possible. After having l>een locked up for twenty-three and one-half hours, the Cor bally Jury was discharged at 10 10 o'clock this morning without having reached a verdict. Shortly after JO o’clock this morning the Jury tiled into the court room and took their scats. The clerk called the roll, and Judge Ten Eyck asked the foreman If a verdict had been reached. A negative answer was given. Judge Ten Eyck asked If there was a possibility of the jury’s agreeing. The question was misunderstood, and the foreman replied In the affirma tive, but ho changed his answer to a “No’’ when the question was repeated. The Jury was then discharged, and Prosecutor Young immediately made a motion for a now trial of the detective sergeant. IT IS UNDERSTOOD THAT THE PINAL VOTE WAS 7 TO 5 FOR CON VICTION. __ When t'no jurors first got together, it is said, they showed hands, and the vote was 11 to 1 for conviction. Late yesterday afternoon, however, a change appeared to come over the spirit of tho jurors and two Irreconclluble factions sppeared and stuck 7 for conviction to 5 for acquittal. In the notice served by Prosecutor Henry Young that he would apply for a new trial, ho stated that he would ask for a struck jury, and said that a date would be fixed as soon as pos sible. There was an unusually large crowd, a regular holiday crowd, in the court room when tho jury hud announced that it had agreed to disagree, and there were expressions of sympathy for the accused man. Oorbally himself showed no sign of the strain yf the trial of a dozen days. There was suppressed excitement when the jurors filed slowly into the crowded courtroom in charge of the constables. Seated near Corbally wore Samuel Kalisch, his chief counsel; Prosecutor Henry Young and Assistant Prosecutor Wilbur A. Mott. After Judge Ten Eyck had asked whether counsel on either side had anything to say before the usual ques tions were put to the jury and counsel had replied in the negative, Clerk Thomas McClelland asked when he had called the roll of the jurors; “Gentlemen of the jury, have you agreed upon your verdict?” “We have not," responded Foreman Hunter, and the other eleven nodded assent. Then tho court asked whether there was any possibility of agreement and I the foreman, either excited or cou ' fused, s\tid there was, but corrected | himself and said there was not. "I think," commented the court, “that you cannot agree. I fool sorry that you have been detained here so long. It took a long time to try this crbc, and 1 think you have given enough time to it to satisfy yourselves that an agree ment is not possible. “It Is unfortunate,” he continued, “that you cannot come to an agree ment, us this cuse may have to be gone all over again. “I don’t doubt that you have spent a great deal of time on It and at a great tacriflco to yourselves. and for this you are entitled to the thanks of tho com munity, "I thank you now and you are dis charged.” Twelve bows and twelve smiles ex pressed tho jury's gratitude. As soon as these words had beer spoken from the bench, Mr. Young said that he would now notify coun sel for the defer!so that he would appljf for the appointment of a struck jury and after that urge for a speody trial. "I suppose I ani entitled to notice," said Mr. Kallsch. "If you Insist upon a legal notice you will have it," Mr. Young replied. Then the court remarked tliat this was a legal holiday. “JThln is just a notice of a notice,” said Mr. Young. ‘T think we ought to follow out tiio statute,” Mr. Kallsch remarked. "I purpose to do only what la abso lutely necessary,” the court said, "and that Is to let those gentlemen go.” Besides Foreman Hunter, the other members of tho jury wore William Sehlffenhaus, Harry L. Zucker, Paltlel | It. Boniclslcr, Abram Rothschild, Will iam C. Dodd, George A. Martin, Samuel Clark, Isaac E. Fisher, William V. Mulford and Walter C. Heath. Corbally was Indicted by the Decem ber Grand Jury, 1907, and pleaded not guilty on December i last. The ! charges that he failed in his duties ns 1 a police sergeant to suppress disorderly ! houses cover periods in 1906. As tho case is the first that has re 1 suited in an actual trial as a result of j the police scandals brought to the sur face by the sheriff’s raids it h s at | traded unusual interest and its out | come was eagerly watched by police 1 and public. HELEN MALONEY’S HUSBAND TO FIGHT FOR HEIRESS BRIDE Young New York Broker Who Secretly Married Oil Millionaire’s Daughter While He Was a Princeton Student Declares Wed ding Was Legal and He Won’t Aid Her in Proposed Union. NEW YOBK. Feb. 12.—Determined at the last moment not to give up his wife. Helen Maloney, without a legal fight, Arthur H. Osborne, who secretly married the daughter of tho Philadel phia millionaire and Standard OU mag nate, has blocked her desire lor a quick wedding with Samuel Clarkson, the Englishman with whom she eloped last autumn. Osborne, who had been counted on by the family of his one-time bride to per mit her to get her freedom as easily as possible, has now changed his mind, and will, he says, tell the full story of their escapade. He has always In sisted that the marriage was performed In good fulth and was not. as Mias Maloney Buys, merely the lark of an Idle hour. In this Osborne Is borne out by W Ill lam A. Boyd, the Mamaroneck justice who performed the ceremony which made tho daughter of Martin Maloney the brhlo of the young Now York broker. Joke, Says Witness. His story is corroborated by his wife, bid the other witness to the marriage, a friend of Miss Maloney, will. It in said, declare that the whole thing was a joke and only a Joke. "I either married Helen or I didn't," young Osborne is quoted as saying, "and I propose to let the court have all the facts. I am not going to •monkey’ with tho law. On the facts, If the court say* I was not married, all right. If It says T was, all right.” Tf those young people were not lit earnest no mnn or woman < ver was, says Mr. Boyd. ”1 was a Justice many years, and l was never mixed up in any Moke" marriages, and that Is all there Is to it.” The action for annulment is now pending In the Supreme Court. Oihurne Flics Affidavit. Under the law of domestic relations both uarties to an action for annulment must" make oath that the action is taken and is to be defended in good faith. Osborne has tiled such an affi davit, but has not yet told his story before the referee, who has thus far held only one preliminary hearing. Martin Maloney, who Is in Philadel phia, with his daughter, is said to be very much annoyed by the delay in the case. He had hoped to have had a decree entered by this time, with certl lied copies of the sumo on tho way to Rome, where the Pope will finally pass on the case before any marriage to Clarkson will take place. Because of his standing in the church. It Is essential that its law be carefully obeyed, and under that law no annulment can he had unless it be clearly shown the couple immediately separated after the marriage and have never lived together. _l