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ARE CRAZY LIES Thaw's Reply to Certain Scandalous Stories. COURT QUESTIONS WITNESS Refers to the Accuation of "Exagger ated Ego" and Ask« Thaw If He Has Not Felt During the Hearing of HI* Case That He Could Handle It Better THan the Attorney* in Charge. White Plains, N. Y.. July 31.—Har tj K. Thaw went on the stand for his final ordeal at the hands of District Attorney Jerome when Mb hearing Was resumed In the supreme court liere. The district attorney started his examination along the lines that thus tar have yielded his side the best re Cults. He probed Into Thaw's own Ideas of his mental condition and con trusted his answers with those of the fourteen alte»lst3 who at various times pronounced him insane. Thaw clung to his oft repeated phrase that he was not "medically" Insane, al though he might have beon "legally" *0 when ho killed White. Jerome was |rlm»d with the various opinions of the experts, but Thaw seemed to have them just as accurately fixed In his Inlnd and once or twice corrected the prosecutor. He admitted that some of the physicians may have been riffht. Others, he said, were "mistaken.' One he declared "willfully presented distorted verdict." Thaw asked for the reports of sev eral experts ami pointed out several alleged Inconsistencies In their testi mony. "Well," began Jerome, "here were ell these trained specialists who thought you were Insane." "Not all of them," Interrupted Thaw, "I don't think Or. Hamilton and Dr. White did." Thnw said that the alienists thought he suffered from "defective reason* And Jerome Jumped at his chance. Question Staggers Thaw. "What did they mean by 'defective reason?'" "I think the term explains Itself.' "Explain it," Insisted Jerome •What do you think It means?" Thaw looked down and was unable to find words to frame his reply. Mr. MorschauBer asked a word with his client and Jerome protested: "This kind of thing has gone on from W LAWYER MORSCHAUSER. the first. This man gets up In the air and his counsel Interrupts to give him a chance to recover himself." "What ever Judge Morschauser may Jiave said in his decision," asserted Thaw, "I know that he thinks now I am perfectly sane, for I talked with iblm two weeks ago and ho said so." "Explain what you mean when you »ay you are 'legally sane,'" repeated Jerome. "I am of the same opinion as I am told the jury and as all the medical (Pten who havo examined me in the last three years are and as I know Judge Morschauser is—that I am now sane and there is no danger Of tile recurrence of my trouble." Thinks He Was Lecally Insane. "Do you think yon were legally way: "Do you think you are now an innocent man in the eyes of the law "As the law is laid down for :i Jury," answered Thaw, "I tblnk I am innocent." jj, •ane when you killed White?" "That is my best opinion, but I don't know." "What do you mean by being in aane?" "Defective reason," replied Thaw and found too late that he had a. 'brought the discussion right back te •*."-Hts former troublesome question. "What is 'defective reason?' flashed Jerome. Thaw pondered and finally nn swered: "Not being responsible for my acts." V Speaking of the alienists the wit ness remarked: "You can't blame r.': them for doing their best to make out & va good ease for uie. They were being Mwell paid for it." The district attorney suddenly switched to the testimony of Clifford •Au W. Hart ridge and Susan Merrill #b jThaw denied that he had ever rented I- rooms at the latter's houses. 4 "Do you think you were innocent 01 •Ssguilty when you killed White?" askei' Jerome, nimbly Jumping back again. V Justice Mills put the question tbU Jerome asked about the story that he once scalded a girl In a hot batii tub and that he had taken a girl named Ruth Lambert automobiling in Paris and brought her back naked, with welts from a beating. "Crazy lies" said Thaw, contemptu ously. Refreshing his memory from a man uscript in his hands the district attor ney recalled other scandalous about the stories witness that enme out lur ing his trials. Thaw's comment was the same: "Lies." Tales of cruelty In early youth— beating a boy and driving a horse to death, the former told the sanity com mission by a cousin named Lyons, the latter by hla brother, Josiah Thaw— the witness likewise denied. His ex planation was th.it his relatives In their zeal to save him on the Insanity plea might have used or exaggerated "mere rumors." Known as "Mad Harry." "Wasn't it true that you were known an "Mad Harry?" questioned Jerome. "Yes, I might have been called that but the same thing may be true of almost anybody. For instance I've heard you called 'Crazy Jerome,' but for that reason I don't think you are insane." When Jerome completed his exam (nation Justice Mills went to the heart of the case with a series ol questions principally in regard tt Thaw's frequent change of counsel The Judge said: "They are going to argue to me that all the way through you have exhibit ed an 'exaggerated ego.' I have been observing you. You have had the as sistance of one of the ablest lawyers in the country. I have observed you constantly interrupting him and mak ing suggestions. You have constantly changed your counsel before this. Why don't you trust Mr. Morschaii ser?" "I do," said Thaw, hastily. "Why didn't you trust yvur other lawyers, you, a man unlearned In the Inw. Haven't you felt all the way through that you were better able to conduct this case?" "No, sir," answered Thaw, "although 1 might have In the case of Mr. Hart ridge." ALLEGED DEFAULTER RETURNS HOME Refuses te Discuss Charges Made Against Him, Tipton, Ind., .Tuty 31—Noah ft. Marker, assistant cashier of the First National bank, appeared at his home in this city £fter having been missing since last Saturday evening, when, it Is charged, he carried away with him $*10,000 of the bank's funds. Marker's family and friends at once gathered about him. On the advice of hla attorneys neither he nor his brother, William N. Marker, until lately cashfer of the bank, would dis cuss the allegations of defalcation. Noah Marker would only say he had been in St. Louis. A crowd of towns people assembled at his home and lie held a reception on his porch. Friends and acquaintances shook his bund and congratulated him on his re turn. Many business men assured hitii of their support Later tn the day Noah Marker was arrested by a deputy United States marshal Ho would not dlsiuss the charges against him and did not of fer a solution of the mystery of the dl appearance of $60,000 cash from the vault of tho bank a few hours be fore his disappearance. CATCHES ELOPING HEIRESS Mother Follows Daughter and Pre vents Her Marriage. Washington, Pa., July III.—Aft^r When she walked into the office of the license clerk at Oakland, Md., an official was about to pronounce the youthful pair man and wife. SEVERAL PERSONS KILLED Severe Earth Shock Felt In the City of Mexico. Mexico City, July 31.—Two severe earthquake shocks occurred here. Four persons were killed and several wounded. Some dwellings in the poorer quarter were destroyed. No damage was done in the other parts of the city. The shocks have terri fied the people. Telegrams from various parts of the republic Indicate that the earthquakes were widespread and severe. Because 8he Had Left Him. Colombus. O., July 31.—Edward Johnson shot his w'.fo to death while thoy were on a iorch of a vacant house and then fired a bullet through his brain, .killing himself instantly. The house where the tragedy occurred is owned by the woman's father. They had quarrelad because Mrs Johnson refused to return to John son's home after aho had been in the hospital, but had gone to her parents. BILL RETURNED TO THE HOUSE Tariff Measure Back to the Place of Origin. PAYNE PRESENTS REPORT Work of Conferees Is Submitted, but Under the Rules Consideration Qoes Over for a Day—Republicans Loud ly Applaud the Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee When Report Is Made. Washington, July 31.—Back once •gain to the place where It originated the tariff bill, accompanied by the re port of the conferoes, was up for con sideration In the house. There was apparent on all sides a feeling of re lief that the long drawn out contest was about to come to a close, even though it had brought its disappoint ments and in many instances sadness and gloom. In a general way the members had previous knowledge of the fate of their pet propositions and th^y freely discussed the situation with their colleagues, who gathered In groups in various parts of the cham ber. A moment after the house con vened Chairman I'ayne took his seat. He did not wear any too pleased an expression and seemed impatient for the routine business to be disposed of. There was a quite full attendance on both sides of the house, while the galleries were well filled. The heat in the chamber was Intense, but great was the interest In the tariff bill that no one seemed to notice it. The Republicans broke into loud ap plause when Chairman Payne pre sented the conference report, as he did only a minute or two after the house convened. Under the rule it went over for a day for printing la the record. A wrangle ensued over the number Of copies of the bill which should be printed for general use and where they should go for distribution. Mr. Clark (Mo.) wanted them sent to thf folding room, which would make them subject to the order of the members. Perpetual Resting Place. Hla proposition was met by Mr. Mann (111.) with the statement that it the copies went to the folding room they would find a perpetual resting place, as had many copies of the Mc iKinley, Wilson and Dlngley bills. 'T am not certain," Interjected Mr Clark, amid laughter, "but that would be the best disposition of the whole bill." During the discussion Mr. Latta, one of the president's secretaries, ap peared In the hall with an executive communication. Ordinarily, business is promptly suspended until such com munications are formally presented, but he wa.-i compelled to wait ten minutes before being recognized. It was expected that Chairman Payne would make an official state ment In connection with the report, but he postponed doing so after hav ing first explalntnl that he had pro pared a personal statement. a Journey of several hundred miles Mrs. Hetty Donnelly of Mount Morris, near here, dramatically stopped the mar riage of her seventeen-year-old daugh ter Martha, heiress to $fi00.0o0, to eighteen-year-old Robert flynder, a resident of the same village. This he asked to have primed as an official document, but owing to objectfcm from the Democratic Hide he was unsuc cessful in that respect. It Is prob able that Mr. Clark will prepare a statement showing the Democratic view and that the two views will be printed together as one document. GOSBIP was to the effect that there would be no such revolt In the house against the adoption of the report an had been anticipated. It Is known that several prominent Republicans will manifest their displeasure over certain portions of the report by vot ing against the report, but this ac tion is not Interpreted as an insurgent movement and no fears are enter tained that tho report will not sue ceesfully run the gauntlet of attacks PRESIDENT TAn PLEASED Satisfied With Tariff Bill as Finally Agreed To. Washington, July 31.—President Taft expressed himself as immensely pleased with the tariff bill as It was flnully agreed to by the conferees. It is known that he Is not entirely sat isfied with all of the bill and he told several of his callers that it would be the grcntest miracle of the ago if a tariff bill could be designed that would please everybody. The president declared that there were a greryt many things about the bill that he was delighted to have had a part in and that he would be equally delighted to sign and defend the measure in its finished state. President Taft made it plain, in di* cussing the tariff, that he was invited into the conference before he attempt ed to give the advice which flnaiiy brought about a settlement of the con troverted |oints. In addition to in viting the views of the president the conferees went wo i'at as to take votea on certain schedules, the decision thus reached to stand only in the event ol its meeting the president's approval If the president disapproved the con ferees were to repoit back and ope a the subject again. In this way the president's aid was fought and it ie said-tie did not at any time volun tarily rush :n to tell the conferees what they should da 68AM AND PROVISION PRICES Minneapolis Wheat. Minneapolis, July 31.—Wheat—J ilv |1.29Vfe Sept., $1.04%: Dec.. $1.0fr K ©1.03^. On track-—No. 1 hard, £1 33 No, 1 Northern, $1.32 No 2 Northern, $1.30 No. 8 Northern. SteQ.1.27. Duluth Wheat and Flax. Duluth, July 31.-Wheat—On trak —No. 1 hard, $1.26Vi No. 1 Northern, $1.25 No. 2 Northern, $1.23 July $1 80 Sept., $1.05 Dec., $1.02% May. $105%. Flax—To arrive and on track, $1.39% July, $1.57 Sept., $1 88% Oct., $1.36% Dec., $1.82%. St. Paul Union Stoefc Yards. St. Paul. July 31.—Cattle—Good to choice steers, $5.50Tf 6.50 fair to good $1 TiOTi 5.50 good to choice cows and heifers, $4.25'»i 5.25 veals, Hogs—$7.35i?r"7.55. Sheep—Weth 1 $4.75® 5.2b: yearlings, $5.25@5 75: lambs, $firstname.lastname@example.org spring lambs, $7 00® 7.75. Chicago Grain and Provisions. Chicago, JulJ 31.—Wheat—July, $1 06%® 1.06 Sept., ?1.04tf»@1.04 'i: Dec., $1.02%©1.02** May, $1.0 vH Corn—July, fiS^c Sept., Dec., 64%® 55c May, 55%o. Oats July, 43c, Sept., 38%c Dec., 3SK May, 40\ fit 40%c. Pork —July, 43 Sept., $20.57%, Jan., $16.57» Butter—Creameries, 22%®20c dai ries, 20^23 %c. Eggs—18^22'vc Poultry—Turkeys, 14c spring fur keys, 25c chickens, 13c springs, lte. Chicago Union Stock Yards. Chicago, July 31.—Cattle—Beeves. $4.35® 7.45: Texas steers. $4.00® 5.I'M Western steers, $4.00® 6.26 stockers and feeders, $3.00f?t5.10 cows ami heifers. $2.20® 6.20 calves, $5,511'.. 7.75. Hogs—Light, $7.45®7.90 mixed. $7.36® 8.00 heavy. $7.30® 8.10 rough. 1 $7.307?7.R0 good to choice heavy,1 $7.60®'8.10 pigs, $6.60^7.60. Sheep1 —Native. $3.00® 5.25 Western, $3.uo yearlings. I4.60tfjp6.00: lamb:-, HOTHBR'SGR ATITODE Many a Mother in Madison Will Appreciate the Flftllowiaf. Many a strong man aiul many a healthy woman has lunch for which tn thank mother. The care taken during their childhood brought them pnnt the danger point and made tlinn healthy men and women. have uo control over the kidney secretions, especially during the night. Not long ago my daughter also began to sutler from a similar complaint and as I had seen Doan's Kidnej Pills highly re commended, I decided to give them trial. I procured a box at Andtr son's drug store and the results were so gratifying that I procured a fur ther supply. Today xuy daughter i: completely cured and my son is stead ily improving." For sale by all dealers. Price 50 cents. Foster-Milbnrn Co., Buffa New York, sole agents for the United States Remember the BaOM—Doan's— and take no other. SIMPLE REMEDY FOR LA (JRIl'PE La Grippe coughs are dangemun as they frequently develop into pneumi Foley's Honey and Tar not only ntop* the eough but heals and strengthen the lungs so that no serious results need be feared. The genuine Foley's Honey and Tar contains no I armful drugs and ie in a yellow package. Refuse substi tutes.—J. H, Anderson. TO-NIGHT Ii V I "l.Y'S CnEAF.l S3ALR' Svid to Ci^o Satisfaction. HSUEr AT OKCZ. i s, j'.iid |"Hocts C'vc IID.V.h, I l»iv. ri-s .Itin fr CUil.-.n v tv V' iHln I'l IIcjmI eei. I it's St:?" of Ttt-'e Ritd Hv 1 n ii i'lri ns d-1 'I i 'to t!io 11. strils k'kI abscrlhid 1'- •, CO at Pnu'iHrfta or 1» I Cr. niu lUliu foi* tn it Iii/crs, 7f, •(. ,Is. fcjLY rfff^NFftS, 66 Warre* St: Nsw Yer* Home in A Children are generally bothered at some period with incontinence of nrine, mid ina bility to retain it is ofttimes called a haoit. It is not the children's fault the difficulty li*s in the kidneys, and can lie readily righted if taken in the proper way. A Madison mother shows you how. 2 Mrs. Fred Warner, formerly living on Sonth Eighth street, Madison, HI)., savs: "Five years ago my little boy a 11 tiered from a weakness of the ki 1 nevs. He became very restless and often complained of his back paining him severely. He seemed to A WESTERN COMPAMY New busineM written Income Paid policy holders ADMITTED ASSETS Total phitl to ioIicj' holders Insurance in force OFFICERS. L. K. Thompson, Pres. W. J. Grrham, Vice Poes. and"Actuary George Iv Tovvle, Treas. Rolert E. Kfteiiy, Sec. John T. Baxter, Council. Henry W. Cook, Medical Director. F. M. Stickuey, Cashier. II. F. White, Auditor. Edgar F- Eshbaugh, Agency Director F. G- Ball, District Manager F- C. Stoltzman and S. G. Westaby Solicitors MADISON CEMENT CO. J. S. Thompson & Son, Prop. Sidewalk Workers and all Kinds of Cement Work Phone Red-450 r. J. GALLAGHER ...Graduated Veterinarian DENTISTRY and SURGERY A Specialty Offioe and Hospital, Comer Harth Ave. aad Third 8treet. MADISON SO. DAK S THE BASIS OF and the demand lor Lake County farms is increasing. Jtl you are search of a a Good where you can raise Wheat, Oats Barley Con?, Potatoes and in fact everything adapted to this latitude and wheie you can successfully carry on Dairying & Stock Raising !T^ and where your family will have the advantages GOOD SOCIETY GOOD SCHOOLS GOOD CEUBGH FACILITIES Then come and see me, and I will show KAD1SCN, SOUTH DAKOTA. -t.itiji-ihfii 1^' O I N K i*iir«• ly Mutual Northwestern National Life Insurance Company, Minneapolis. KECOKD 1908 $•",250,(KM) Insurance gain written 1,500,000 Gain in assets 700,(00 Gain in Surplus January 1,1909. Tho Northwestern Life issues all the latest and most improved forms of policies, and in any ammounte desired. It invests its income for the upbuilding of tlie territory in which it operate**, and hae loaned to the farmers of Minnesota, Iowa, North and South Dakota over Climate rou If you are renting land now, paying $3 to $5 annual rental, I will show yuu i ust as good iand and sell it to you at what you wilA pay out in rental where you are in three yesrs, and will give you easy terms ol payment If you want a good location in Madison I have such for voti. lar^e number ol substantial buildings have been built in Madison the past season and the cit~r is steadily growing in population. Correspondence Solicited Chas. i. Kennedy, iust what you want FOR WESTERN PEOPLE DIRECTORS F. A. Chamlterlain, Pres. Security Hank. E. W. Decker, V. Pres. Northwestern Pank C. F. Jaffray, V. Pres. First National Bank A. A. Crane, V. Pres. Northwestern NationalSBank. B. F. Nelson, Nelson-Tuthill Lumlx-r Co. L. K. Thompson, Pres. and Gemtmi Mgr. George E. Towle, Treas. W. J. Graham, Actuary. VAL BLATZ BREWING CO. MILWAUKEE BEER on draught at PRBD KURTH'S, J. S. MURPHY. PETER HEAGNEY Prioate stock, Wiener style, Bottle beer at all Leading Saloons in the citjr. L. J. AHMANN, Agent. *2,500,000 450.000 50,000 $ 15,700,000 7,rMi,000 24, (XX)000 Sioux Falls, S D. Madison, S D Madison, S. D.