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iTOL. XVI, NO. 92.
Held an All Night Session and
1 Pflil 10l
President Hall Met Grievance
The Outcome ol the Big Suit Is
Now Awaited
Wpers for Souvenirs Some of Those
on Whom Tkey Were Served Will
Treasure Them 'Boss Farley in New
York Looking Up More Men Strik
ers "Issue Their pally Statement
More Automobilea Coming. ' . " -
Constable Carmody has served all the
papers in the big suit. of the company
gainst the unions and others, num
bering nearly one hundred. AH with the
exception of a few have been found
mud accepted service. ; All appeared
anxious to get the papers as souvenirs
of the great battle: , No : Individual
bank account has been attached, al
though such a course was contemplat
ed at the opening of proceedings. The
ndy property attached is that of cer
' t&ip unions. ' The trolley men did not
have a very big bank account, some
thing An ithe neighborhood of $5, it is
Everybody, you meet about town to
day is talking about the probable out
come of the conference - at Bridgeport
between the representatives of the trol
leymen of that place and Mr ;. Sewell.
Nobody expects a strike, because it is
thought that the company will agree
toxdo the right thing by the .men and if
they show a disposition to go; half way,
towards .bridging, the difference ; no
trouble may occur at the Park City.
It is not likely that the company cares
to plank down another $100,000 to com
mence a fight In Bridgeport before they
are through,: with the . one, in Water
bury Many say that the company
(taw what was coming and endeavored,
to .(hea"d it off :, by taking time by the;
forelock, and f that this is the, reasotv
why all offers for a settlement of -jtoep
differences in this city, , werbrnsfaed
fcside; the management helieHririg that
the squelching of, the union here would
mean .the silencing of the men in other
towns. - j But the thing dragged along
In Waterbury until the time- was ripe
to speak In Bridgeport and the men de
cided sto go ahead with their plans, re
gardless of how the matter stood'else
where. . The ! strike lasted longer In
, Wflterbury . than anybody suppo9e& it
would, and on. this account the situa
tion is somewhat, mixed all around. '
; It was stated to-day ; that "Boss"(
' Farley is in New York looking upme
more men for use, in Waterbury or, any
place else where . the .. company may
need them". V While a. strike is not look
ed for in Bridgeport still such a Jh i ng
Is noiTout Of the question, and if it
takes place it is probable that- the
"boss' may, divide his time between,
the Brass City and the new, field of op
eration. K7::v:'v;' ' . , ' '.- (t.;.
There is nothing , new In the local
rquabble. Everything is . moving along
quietly and it Is . hoped that whether
the strike lasts much longer or not that
m II disorders of every nature will cease
nnd that people will soon commence to.
turnvthei? attention to other matters
and let the strike settle itself ,, since no
other agency can accomplish Anything
Jn that' dlreetion.V - ; ;
- The unions are" considering proposi
tions from banking institutions outside
CofTOeetlent who want to have them do
business with them. , Some of the
houses are offering fourper cent inter
est . on current deposits while others
are willing to. do even better than that.
One of f the. union men-told a reporter
to-day that nothing definite . had been
done about this matter yet, and he
didn't know.; whether there -would be or
not. "Some ! favor the x proposition,
while others are very much opposed to
It If ; It ' should be accepted t it is
though that 'it will" result in prompt
ing' a large number of Individual de-
positors to follow suit. ;'';; .. V
So far as can be learned there is noth
ing new with reference to the Mendel-,
Fsohn murder case, although, it Is said,
that some of the cleverest men In the
country 'are at work on it The run
ning out of the car from the epol where
the shooting occurred Is looked upon
?y many as eom-ethinng ttra hindered
the authorities somewhat in securing
come Information that might be of val
ue, but jnwt how is a question ordinary
mortals' fatil to understand, though,
perhaps. the trained sleuths could tell
, what a personal survey of the situation
iss.it existed before anything was dis
turbed might have revealed.
The strikers executive committee is
sued the following statement this af
"To-day is the seventy-fifth day of
' our notable strike and finds little or
no change in the situation. Our men
are meeting every day as usuaP, and
there ls.no sign of a let. up on their
1 art in the " way of determination, and
! "We are glad to report that we have
heard from 'President Mahon in a very
substantial manner since we Issued our
last statement. We heard from him
Jn Detroit, but believe he is now on
, the way to New York to meet Presi
dent Gompers of the American Federa
tlon of Labor. We are Informed that
President Gompers has signified to his
executive committee a desire' to en
dorse our strike and give it all the
moral and financial aid in the power of
his federation. We will doubtless hear
verv srood news from the conference
between the two president? In .New
York. , - ' ;,...... . .
MWe have been informed: that there
was a very enthusiastic ; meeting of
the Bridgeport trolleymen late . last
night, and we will await with consid
erable Interest the result of .their con
ference with' Manager Sewell this af
ternoon, wheu the demands, of our
Park city brothers will be submitted.
We are told that there were over 150
men present at the trolleymen's .meet
ing in Bridgeport and that the enthusi
asm of the men was noteworthy.
"We are expecting another automo
bile at Any time to-day and it may pos
sibly be in commission late this after
noon or this evening. Others are being
negotiated for and will be on duty as
quickly as the necessary arrangements
can be made.
A strike breaker and his wife had a
peculiar experience to-day. They were
looking for furnished rooms, and hap
pened to set their eyes on a suitable
place near the center, but after they
met , the landlady and started to talk
matters over " With her they learned
that the proprietor was the wife of one
of the striking trolley men. After this
became known it would have been a3
difficult to get the parties to come to
an understanding as it is to. get the
trolley company and the strikers to find
a common ground on the strike ques
tion. . .. : .;"v ' ; y
According to what a Bridgeport man
who was in town to-day had to say
about the demands to e made by the
trolleymen of that place,, the local mo
tormen and conductors were entirely
too .bashful when they approached Me
Sewell for some concessions regarding
wages and hours. : He said that the
men will demand the recognition of
the union; that ten hours constitute a
day's work; that each man be allowed
one day off every : week is he so de
sires, and,that the men be paid a flat
rate of $2.25 per day. The gentleman
felt pretty, sure that unless these, de
mands are complied , with a strike will
be on at Bridgeport within the presentl
week.- .
Men Presented Bequests Manager,
''. : Sew'ell Considering Them.
Bridgeport March 26. General Man
ager Sewell is here to meet the trolley
men this afternoon.. The conductors
and motormeri held a meeting early to
day and discussed 'matters which the
committee .will bring into the confer
ence with Manager Sewell.. Although
the exact nature of the demands were
not made public, it is k generally be
lieved that the hours of work, the run
ning schedule on various lines and the
grading of the men for promotion are
the principal demands of the men. The
conference was to nave- begun at 1
' Bridgepojrt, March 26. General
Manager Sewell and the committee of
the trolleymen of this city met this af
ternoon in conference and it lasted for
one hour. The men" asked' .for a, re?
arrangement of the time table of -the
TUiis": : They Informed Mr Sewell that
whatever they asked they put in the
shape of a request. They would mate
no demands whatever. When the con
ference was over the men were not in
clined to , talk and there was nothing
learned officially as to what was' done.
It was intimated,' however, that Mr
Sewell gave the men reason to believe
that their request would be granted. .
At the meeting of the trolleymen
early to-day. Chairman , Dil worth of the
executive committee or tne Amalga
mated Association of Street Railway
Employes addressed the men. ', In the
5rst place, he said that the Bridgeport
men need have no fear of being called
out in a sympathetic strike and all
talk of that kind was nonsense. He
said that the Waterbury men were
being paid weekly salaries from the
national association, i
He advised, the men to go s!ow' to
make no threats or demands that more
was to be gained by careful consider
ation of the maters in hand than by
Castro Decides to ' Remain. "
CARACAS, Venezuela, March 28.
In obedience to the wish expressed by
congress without a dissenting vote and
after sending in a remarkable message
President Castro has withdrawn his
resignation. All citizens of Caracas,
notwithstanding the strong revolution
ary element in theity, rejoice over the
president's action, aj$t is believed the
situation following his retirement from
the presidency would have been terri
ble. .
Uncle Inl's Foresight.
Uncle Isrul Traskvas one of those
thrifty Yankees who, his neighbors
averred, , would i squeeze a dollar "till
the eagle on it hollered" before allow-
J "J ' 1 -WT '
ing it, 10 leave jus pocitei. xxe was a
shopkeeper in a small way, but his
business hiad not proved in the long run
so profitable as his several matrimoni
al ventures, which had been three times
celebratefl. Soon after the last event
of the kind had been solemnized, one of
his intimates rallied him with:
"Well, Uncle, Isrul,; heard's how you'd
be'n an' doneit ag'in. How'd you make
out this time? Pooty well, as usual,
hey?"-'..: , v.
"Well, neighbor," drawled Uncle Is
rul in his soft and saintly way, "I did
pooty well, 's you may say, pooty well
Ye-es, Hetty's a 'godly woman, neigh
bor, a godly woman with a leetle prop
'tyl" N. Y. Times. ;
Latrym' Fees.
, There was a time when lawyers'
gowns had pockets in the back, in
which a client could deposit an "hon
orarium" without giving a sordid,
mercantile character to his relations
with his counsel. But ex-Judge Por
ter says the law isn't what it was
even 50 years ago, and "has passed
the days of the honorarium. Law
yers are simply the paid employes of
their clients." ; One of the evidences
of the change is that the Law asso.
ciation is urging a bill to protect
lawvers against the loss of contin
gent fees by settlement of cases out
of court. Contingent fees were un
professional once. It will also be no
ticed as a change that it is now ne
cessary to protect lawyers from
their , clients. Philidf-l-pMa Pecord.
Restored Land to Be Thrown
Open By the Government.
Millions of Acres Between the Mojave
and theColorado RiverTwo Hun
dred Letters a Day Received from
Every State in the Union.
Los Angeles, Cal, March 26 If
present Indications hold true one of
the greatest land . rushes of modern
date in the west will storm the United
States land office here -in ? June, when
the million acres of land recently re
stored by the government to public
dnmnln rpsrhlnw frntn MoIdvp to thft
Colorado river, is thrown open to entry.
The local land office is receiving 200
letters a day coming from every state
in the union. One of the letters from
New York state requests fullest de
tails, . stating .that the. writer is plan
nlng tovsettle a colony of ten thousand
ranchers on the desert if he can locate
"on the ground floor" of the agricul
tural sections along the river A pil
grimage to the rich sections along the
Colorado river to be included in the
operations now in progress, under the
provisions Of the national' irrigation
bill has set in. , Desert land, however,
comprises the vast majority of the
acres to be opened to . settlement and
it has very little value until water is
turned upon it.
"Young Ulan From Indiana, Lost For,
Years, In Paris Sanitarium.
- PARIS, March 2G. United States
Consul General Gowdy has just sue-,
ceeded in locating in a private sanita
rium in this city Moses Fowler Chase
of Lafayette, iUd., whose whereabout
has been the subject. of diligent search
for several years. "4 -'
, Two French physicians, Prs. An
theaume and , Fisher, examined the
youth and pronounced him incurably
insane.- The - institution has handed
Chase over to . Mr. Gowdy 's. care.' Sec
retary Hay cabled to the consul gen
eral ! an authorization S to a ct t as the
guardian of .the youth. The French
courts will appoint him as guardian. '
Moses . Fowler Chase is the central
figure of a celebrated case which has
occupied the ; courts of Indiana ' and
Ohio.: He is the grandson x of Moses
Fowler, a leading capitalist of Indiana,
after whom ' the city of Fowler Vis
named.. The ' grandson's share in the
inheritance has been " the subject of
controversy. ,tv . , '
. Four years ago his father lost track
bf . the youth and. has since been ..en-
deaverin-g to find ; hinu. A s detectiver f rom
Chicago remained here two months
prosecuting the search; later turning
over the task to an agent here. His fa
ther's' attorney, .Addison C. Harris, for
mer minister to - Austria, requested
Consul General Gowdy last January to
take up the search. This has been pros
ecuted systematically and resulted in
the "discovery of Chase as above stated.
These facts have been cabled to Attor
ney Harris and the state department.
Klberon Cottaaes Destroyed.
ASBURY-PARK,!-N J., March 28.
Havoc was wrought in South Elberon,
a new cottage settlement just north of
Deal Beach, by a fire which started at.
10 o'clock last night in the new cottage
of . Henry. Morgenthau on Ocean a ve
nue. The flames . then spread to the'
cottage of Mr. Falkenau, to the north,
which was also destroyed, and ' thence
to the home of Joseph Hamershlag.
The 4 wind, sweeping in from the sea,
carried embers far away in a north
westerly direction, threatening other
property. '
Tfew Star Found. . . ; " vy
BOSTON March 26. Harvard's as
tronomical authorities ' announce the
discovery of a new star recently found
by Mme. Ceraski of Moscow. The new
star belongs to a class known as the
Agloe, variable that is, it is partially
bright, but occasionally is partially
eclipsed by an Intervening star.
Wedding? In College Dormitory.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March, 20.
For the first time, It is said, in the his
tory of "Old Hoi worthy" one of the
most famous dormitories at Harvard, a
wedding has taken place there. The
groom was Pascal de Angelis.'a student
who has just '. withdrawn from Har
vard,, and the bride Miss A. C. Gotts
chalk of Roxbury. The ceremony took
place in the room of Mr. Angelis. The
bride was born in Calcutta, India, and
educated in convents in France and
Spain. The bridegroom comes from
Utlca, N. Y., where his father ' is a
prominent lawyer.'.
: Dr. Soper to Remain In Itliaca.
ITHACA, N. Y., March 26. At a
special meeting of the board of health
of Ithaca a definite agreement was
made with Dr. Soper of the state board
of health to remain in Ithaca for three
months longer in order to continue his
efforts to eliminate the sources of sec
ondary infection of typhoid fever.
After July 1 it is Dr. Soper's intention
to visit Ithaca once every week until
Stratton Will Case tTp.
26. The hearing of the famous Strat
ton will case, in which I. Harry Strat
ton, only son and heir of W. S. Strat
ton, is suing for his father's estate, val
ued at $15,000,000, which was left by
the latter to Colorado Springs for a
memorial home for indigent poor, has
begun in the district court here. .
' California Wine Goes to Europe.
SAN JOSE, Cal., March 26. A wine
firm in this county hak shipped 500
barrels of burgundy' wine to Europe.
Four hundred barrels go to Antwerp
and 100 to London. . Another shipment
of 160 barrels will soon go to New
York, : . ..
State Attorney Says He Will Probably
Try the Case Again It is Said the
Jury Stood Seven for Acquittal and
Five for Second Degree Murder:
Putnam, March 26. The jury in the
trial of Mary . Lillian. Manson on the
charge of causing the death of Mrs
Julia A: Wilson of Ashford by admin
istering v poison reported a disagree
ment this morning after an all night's
session. The jury stood seven for ac
quittal and five for conviction f Or mur
der in the second degree. ' Mrs Manson
was taken back to jail, and according
to the state's attorney will probably
be tried again later, .
When the foreman reported the
jury's inability to, reach an agreement,
Judge Shumway read a decision of the
supreme court to the effect that, lr a
majority of the jurors were for con
viction, those for" acquittal should en
deavor to accommodate their reasoning
to the opinion of the mapority. Judge
Shumway inquired whether, in s tne
opinion of the foreman further deliber
ation in the light of the decision he had
read would enable' the jury to 'arrive
at a verdict. The foreman replied in
the negative, and Judge , Shumway
thereupon discharged the jury. ;
The jury consisted of the following:
Amos Kendall; Brooklyn, farmer;
Frank W. Landon, Chaplin, salesman;
Alonzo ,B.- Potter, Killlngly, farmer
arid town assessor, Philo T. Kingsbury,
Pomf ret, farmer; Alfred Smith Pom-
fret farmer; Frank A. Barrett. Wood
stock, farmer; .-. John v A. , Ballard,
Thompson, .farmer; John W. Warren,
Killingly, farmer; David Chase, Kill-
ingiy, retired manuracturer; unarxes
D. Saulsbury,'- Plainfleld, grocer;
Charles H. Corey.i Sterling, farmer; J.
Calvin Brown,: Willimantlc, retired.
Mrs i Mary Lillian Manson, the re
spondent formerly lived at' the home
of Mrs Julia , A. Wilson, and took care
of Mrs Wilson during the latter'a sick
ness. Other members or the house
hold were ' Mrs v Wilson's two sons
George land 'Ora; 1 with1 the. forme? of
whomj according "to the testimony' in
troduced at the trial; Mrs Manson had
been on; very friendly terms before she
accompanied him to his mother's
house. After the death of Mrs Wilson
on December 13, 1902, an investigation
was held, and after a chemis.had ex
amined yarious organs bf the body,
and had discovered the presence of ar
senic, Mrs Manson and George Wilson
were placed under arrest and taken to
Brooklyn jail. The deliberations of
the grand jury resulted in the release
of Wilson, , but 'MrsiManson was in
dicted .on s the charge of murder, in the
first degree. The trial in the superior
court began March 10. ; v ' -
The state put In evidence to show
that -Mrs Manson remained at the Wil
son home against the wish of ; Mrs Wil
son, and one witness, a- nurse who left
the house shortly after Mrs Manson's
arrival toid of. finding a white powder
in a , liquid which Mrs Manson had
given: the sick woman. According to
the witness this powder tasted swee
and she vomited ; shortly after taking
a little of it in her mouth. .'; By other
witnesses the state attempted to show
the purchase of arsenic by Mrs Man-
The defense took the ground that
Mrs Wilson committed ..suicide , and a
note was put in evidence to substanti
ate , the claim. , This note, according
to witnesses, was ; in the handwriting
of, Mrs Wilson, and was addressed to
her sons, telling them she had taken
poison enough to kill herself . ' Accord
ing to 5 George Wilson, he found the
note pinned to his mother's wrapper
after her death. Wilson also testified
to the purchase of arsenic at his moth
er's ' request, and the . defense further
put in evidence to indicate that Mrs
Wilson used drugs freely, including
morphine and paregoric. , In - rebuttal
the state's effort was directed ? mainly
to discrediting the testimony of George
Neat York, March 26. Senator Thorn
as G. Piatt, at a conference of republi
can leaders held in -his room ; in the
Fifth Avenue , hotel last night, de
clared for the. renomination of Seth
Lo-w for mayor and announced that he
would do everything in his power to
cause his election. Senator Piatt be
lieves the mayor's administration has
demonstrated the success of the fusion
movement, and he favors a similar
movement this year.
New York, March 26. Figures for
March show that immigration is in
creasing in spite of the unusual strict
ness of inspection on both sides of the
ocean. During the first twenty-five
days of March,- 49,162 immigrants ar
rived, or about 4,000 more than during
the same period last year.'' About 10,
000 more are due to land during, the
rest of the month. . r
Lowell, March 26. There was depres
sion ' in business circles here to-day
more marked than at any time since
the cotton mill operatives demanded
the 10 per cent increase and the mill
agents refused to grant the proposed
schedule. It is believed here the union
will vote to strike at the meeting to
night. y.y.y
Hartford, March 26. In the senate
to-day the bill providing for compulsory
arbitration of labor dnncultles was re
jected. The bill providing for the ex
tension of trolley lines of the Connecti
cut Railway and Lighting Co in'Wa-.
terbury was jpassed.
Committee To-Day.
The Schedule is Divided Into , Many
Classes Conference With Conduct
ors May Not Be Held Until To-Mor-
row. : ' ,:- : '
New Haven, March 26. President
John M. Hall of the New York, New
Haven & Hartford railroad met the
trainmen's grievance committee at 10
ojclock this morning in pursuance of
the arrangement made yesterday ; to
consider the specifications of the new
schedule of wages and train runs en
dorsed by the directors of the company.
Before the I meeting; President Hall
said that as the schedule was divided
Into many classes, he could not conven
tionally say how much the increase
would amount to in the different cases.
He added that there was a substantial
increase all around, though the increase
was not based on any , particular per
centage and was in no sense a hori
zontal one.'- " ,r .
As it is not unlikely that the confer
ence with the trainmen's committee
may consume the entire day, there is a
probability that President Hall's' con
ference ' with; the .conductors' commit
tee in regard to their schedule will not
be held until to-morrow. V
Defendant Will Try to Have Verdict
, Set ' Aside.
In the suit of Thomas F. Devine vs
H. O. Warner of Milf ord, which has
been occupying the attention of, Judge
Peasley and a jury in the district court
the past few days, a decision was ren
dered this morning in favor of the
plaintiff for v $525 with interest and
costs, amounting to $032 in alL The
lawyers for the defendant made a mo
tion to et aside the verdict von tne
ground that the decision was against
the evidence. Arguments on this' mo
tion will be held April 4 at 2 o'clock,
in the ' district court, before Judge
Peasley: It Iooks now as if the case
would go to the supreme court again.
This Is the second time that Devine
has obtained judgment against the de
fendant in, the district , court: On the
former occasion an appeal was taken
to the superior court and the case was
sent back to the dtetrict court, as It
was-found that there had been an error
in Judge Coweirs charge to the jury.
O'Neill is attorney for Devine, while
Warner of Woodbury and Rogers of
Seymour ara. looking after the inter
ests of the defendant. , .
The suit isthe result of a sale of
tobacco which was transacted between
Joseph Devine of Sufneld and Mr War
ner. The rormer agreed to sen,: so n
is said, the tobacco as it. stood in the
fields for 20 cents a pound, while War
ner claims that he agreed to pay 20
cents a pound for it cured. When it
came time to purchase , the tobacco.
Warner backed out, saying that it was
not "cured," while Devine claims' that
hi reason for not buying it then was
that the price of tobacco had fallen in
the meantime from 20 cents to 12
cents a pound. The tobacco was final
ly sold at the latter price.and then suit
was instituted by Thomas Devine. who
had purchased his - brother's claim,
against Warner for the money lost by
selling the tobaco for 12 cents and
not 20 cents a pound. : '
. . The suit of undertaker A. G. "Auger
against a Mr Linsky of Hotchklssville
Is being tried this afternoon, it is a
suit to recover damages for injuries to
a horse owned by the plaintiff, which
was run into by a runaway team be
longing to Mr LlnskL
Bishop John J. - Glennbn to be Coad
jutorof St Louis.
St Louis March 26. A cablegram
was received by Archbishop Kain last
night from Cardinal Gotti, secretary to
the propaganda at Rome, saying:
"The pope to-day confirmed the nom
ination by the congregation of Bishop
John J. Glennon as coadjutor of St
Louis." ' '
The appointment is very acceptable
to Archbishop Kain and the clergy of
the diocese. .:.-, . ;.
Bishop Glennon was born in county
Meath, Ireland, June 14, 1962. He re
ceived his classical . education , in St
Mary's college in Dublin. v ,
He was .ordained in Kansas City
December 20, , 1884, by) Bishop Hogan,
to whom he has been coadjutor.
In 1893 he was made vicar general
and June 29, 1896, was ordained bishop.
He has been coadjutor since. :-v
Bishop . Glennon Is regarded as one
of the ablest orators among the Amer
ican clergy.
Employes of the City of Plttsburj
Must Walk the Plank.
I'lttsDurg, juarcn z5. Jb;very em
ploye of the city, from the heads of
departpients down to the scrubwoman,
except those in the offices of the comp
troller and the city clerk who are not
directly under the recorder, will to-day
receive a copy of this letter: "Owing
to the change, in administration and
consequent reorganization of the city
employes, you are hereby notfied that
your services will, not be required on
and after April 1 until you are other
wise notified.",This was signed by W.
B. Hays, city recorder. Altogether
about 3,000 employes are affected.
Pari, March 26. The body of Major.
General Sir Hector MacDonald, who
committed suicide yesterday, Avas re
moved to the British mortuary hos
pital, where it will' await Shipment to
Knew of Trouble and Tried to
Reconcile Parties.
Burdick Refused to Take His Wife
' Back-HPromdsed Always to Give Mrs
Hull a Home With Him Thirteen-Year-Old
Carol Burdick Was Re-
Buffalo, March 26. The Burdick in
quest was resumed to-day and it Is be-
..... , i
Ueved will end during the af ternoon,
unless umloofced for sensations should
develop in the examination of ' wit
nessed, . " ' . ' ...'..'
Mrs J. D. Hull, mother of Mrs Bur
dick; Rev L. M. Power, pastor of the
Church of the Messiah, which the Bur-
dicks attended, and City Chemist Her
bert M. Hill have, been subpoenaed. .
The testimony of Mrs Hull ,wheve it
was at variance with,1 that of Maggie
Murray, the cookj and others is the
reason for ' her reoaU to the witness
stand. , ' ;
The Rev Mir Powers reeentlv made a
statement over his signature defending
Mrs Hull ' and accusing Penn ell. then
dead, of the murder of Burdick". 'It is
said, however that ,lt is not 'so much
on account of this accusation -that he
was subpoenaed, but : because he , vras
uuraicK'a pastor, lie knew the mur
dered man weW. BurdJck.' it is said-
had (talked to him-of his troubles n-nA
of Pennell and-even of the letters Pen
nell had written to Mrs Burdick., .
Chemist HAH has the formal report
on, the contents 6f Burdick' srfomach.
Every seat in Judee' Murohv's court
wasi occupied when the Inquest was re
sumed at 10:30 a. m. to-day, but the
cruh of other davs was absent. Th
scandals reve-aled by the testimony of
tne . -w-n-tnessea i ; the stand have be
come an old! etory and nubile intwon
In the Inqtiest Is on the wane, the gen
eral ( belief prevaiiling ' that no arrest
win ioiww xxiw Tresenc nroceeamsrs nnfi
that nothinff In hA naif-nr rtf mmorldr
evidence bearing directly upon the
murder of Edwin L. BnnrHok wiri h
forthcoming. ' Tlie evidence thus far
has : dealt' entirely with the moiiv.
There (baa not been the sHcrhtest dirt
evidence tending to establish the iden
tity of ithemurjaerer..'1
Rev I M. Powers wa s the first wi t
ness. He aid,that Mr Hull and the
Burdicks were members of hi church
congTegfiataon. . . V
"You have had (several talks with Mr
Burdick regarding his ; domestic af
fairs?" f. ., , ,
. "I had two talks with' him." , '
"Can you say when the first talk oc
"About two weeks; prior to his death.
at .his office. . I went there voluntarily
to tailk .to him about the trouble in his-
f amily.'l' . .... ' ,
"Do you mind telling wBb had in
formed you that there wtas trouble in
the family?" - -
"It had become coiniflon talk at that
time.'.' , , . , ,
f'Did Mrs Hull talk to you about it?"
"Yes. once." s .
f He aid he called at her house.
: . "T tHlnki T mftn;t1rTlefl, Tier that T
bad some trouble and she remarked
that she had some .trouble also. '
think it started from that," said the
witness. ,
; "She told nve her daughter had left
and that a suit for divorce was pend
ing.. -She said her daughter was not
without fault, but v that she was not
alone to blame either; that If VI ' knew
the whole story: I would not believe
that the fault was all with her daugh
ter. y.i'-:y,t' irvy ;;:; '"
Mr 'Hull did not nsk hlm to jstvoV
to Burdick about withdrawing the 'di
vorce suit. On the first occa'sion that
witness visited Burdick he walked up
home with him and was with htm
about -an hour. Burdick told' him about
everything that has come out on this
examination. '
"What did he tell you that has not
come out?" ..-:
"He told me tfhat PatitiM lin throot
ened to commit suicide if
suit was not withdrawn; and. that Pen
nell - had succeeded in impressing the
smcenty or-ms tnreat upon Mrs Bur
dick to such an extent that he had ho-
lieved him and Induced Mr Burdick to
go to , rennell and 'tell htm that if he
woiwa g out of town he would call
everything square. I think he said Pen
nell' had given a written promise to
lenve town. , . - ,
He told me that he had made up
his mind to make public all the letters
that Penneud had written to Mrs Bur
dick and he impressed upon me how
ridiculous It would make Pennell ap
pear.".." ' ', :;:':'.' .
"During your second visit to him
did you talk 'about his, divorce emit?"
' "Not very much. I called on him oa
a business matter."
"Did you ask him to withdraw the
SU1U" !
"Not that time. I did. the first time
saw him." ,
"Did you ask him to take his wife
oac-K ? '
"Yes, sir."
From Burdlck's answers the witness
concluded that Burdick would not take
his wife back under any clrcvrm
sfances. ':'
"Buixllck had a very kindly feeling
for Mrs Hull," ald the witness.
"Did Mrs Hull ever ask you to inter,-
ceae witn Mr juuraick m ner daugh
ter's behalf?'V 1 V
"No, sir; I volunteered to speak to
"Did Mrs Hull ever say what would
become of her if the divorce should be
; "No. but Burdick told me that shp
should always have a home with him."
"Do you know whether Tennell ever
made anv threat acainst Burdick?"
' "No. All I know; Is that I have an
Impression that Pennell said to soma
one that if the divorce suit tv nnd ,
withdrawn something would happen
x wouia nor care to swear tn,t anyy .
body ever told me- that It is simplyj
an impression which I have." ' ,
Carol Burdick. the 13-vears-old
daughter of the murdered man, was re ,
called and said she got up at 7:30 oa
xne morning ner father's body . wa
found. ;:'
She testified thft'donr nt: "hen-
was closed, but not locked, and that?
the first one she saw wn rro Wnif
going down ' stairs. Mrs Hull " had !
sjtirt on. The eirl said she wrat from
the room to the hall ; through her
father's room because her door wm
open a,nd It was easy to get out that
It was the understanding thla offa-r.
noon that the inquest into the death Of
renneu would be held v Immediately,
and that the verdict In the Tinrdir-ir
casei would not be handed down until
arrer we close of the Pennell inquest.
The report of Chemist Hill shows that
there wag no poison found In the liquor
rnnue round m the Burdick: den, nor
was xnere any poison in th estomach.
There was no blood on the golf stick.
. ... : ; . - ,
r-, j. a, .uii:xi d.t-ai tne re
quest of -the Buffalo police, the police
" Vr, J irjxug to locate uidwin
who Is wanted in connection with the
murder ot Edwin L.' Burdick. , The
. ni e jwitijug ior a man
7 m,tllGy suspect haying brought
- ' , .'tu wijo, .it is. alleged,
acted as a depoy in the attempt to lure
Burdick to a house . where evidence
cOuln no connpn nttit.i. " . ...
hisnit' for divorce. "The telegram
u.uV.imM iisu oeenm this city
for several days and . that he was
luuuKiit to ne stopping at one of the j
. . WOMAN IN RED"7 '
With a Friend Robbed Two Women la
Department Store.'
New York: March 2ft X t, hni? '' rtw .
bery, in one of -the ; department stores '
a oeen reported to the iolloe by MIsp
Ethel Pavton. describing
an artist, and Mrs Ludwig a widow: . -
r. xne women naa been shopping in a
store in Sixth avemiA and oa th
leaving the store by. the main entrance
i wo women one dressed in red and one
in blue pushed against them. ' .
The woman in red seized Mr Lw
wig s left hand and pulled from ne of
her. fingers a. ring while at the same '
time the woman dressed in blue pushed
Miss Payton against, the inside door
rapidly ran her hand into the poefcet o
5o5"" c5St1.5nd t00k ',a Pu containing
Both women escaped.
' ' - :
Were in' Solitary- Confinement PickV .
, . : the Lock.
1 Chicago, March ' 26. Benjamin 'AS.
ams and James Marlon, two prisoners
at Fort Sheridan, picked the lock of
the cell door in the guard house last
night, unlocked another f door leading
through the kitchen, and escaped on a
passing freight train. Both of the
men were being kept in solitary con
fienement. ' . ' ",
A guard stationed near the door of
the kitchen saw them emerge and fired
several shots at them, but it Is be
lieved none of the bullets took effect.
Adams was to have been returned to
Texas to-day to serve out d sentence
of three years for horse stealing. :
1 Berlin, March 26. Ambassador Tow
er to-day, handed to Foreign Secretary ,
von Richthofen Secretary Hay's dis
patch expressing President' RooseveltVi
appreciation of Emperor William's In
vitation to send the North Atlantic
squadron - to Kiel during th eyachting
week in June. Mr Hay explained that
the cruise was for practice purpose
only, that., the squadron will not touch
at any port on the main land of FnropC
and that the voyage eastward w"ftrb"aj.vv
be extended o far as the Azore Islandi
Chicago, March 26. The decision td
raise the scarlet fever quarantine a(
Iake Forest r to-morrow -has been re,
voked, and it will bo continued tea
days longer. The . discovery of four ,
new cases led to : this . change. The
closing of the college has been extend
ed from two weeks to seventeen days,
and public meetings will be prohibited ;
for two weeks more.
New York . March 26. -Edwin aridf
Frank Gould have called at the tar
office. Edwin on the plea that he Is
a jvon-resident swore off his entire as
sessment while Frank had his assess
ment reduced to $50,000 on personalty.
(New York, (March 26. The sale of .
Staffordshire plates of the Burritt col-
lection iat the American Art galleries
attracted - buyers , from many cities.
Prices ranged from about $40 to $470, .
and the total realized wajS5,809.
The south end of the city was throwa '
Into a whirl of excitement last night
whn thf rpnort -WRa stent out that "n
2Vi years old boy belonging to a Soutii
strppt fninllv had strnvprl nwnv. ' Tha
men folks put aside their evening pa-.H
Jpe'Sjiihe women quit their sewing : and
young, ladies who had planned' to en
tC l ltiix Ijatii utoi, 'i.vjivno-aii tui UCVI
out and scoured the lots fo? half a mile
distant, but. could find no trace of him.
Finally Janitor Preston of the Wash
ington school telephoned to the-police
station and learned that the child was
there. The little tot wandered along
Washington street as far as ' Dublin .
street and then' turned northward and
had reached a point near the residence '"
of -Charles Roper when some
Samaritan picked him up and
him over to thetender mercies ct
Seer, ;

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