The valley record. ([Sayre, Pa.]) 1905-1907, March 27, 1907, Image 1

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Men's Fine
The New
Sayre, Pa.
Harry KE Thaw to Be Tested
as to His Sanity,
Justice Fitsgerald Sops Hoof Garden
Murder Trial and Ezeusea Jury
indefinitoly~Accuned 1s
Not Afraid,
NEW YORK, March 27.—Harry K.
Thaw way never agaln face the jury
impaneled more than nlue weeks ago
to try him on the charge of murder in
the first degree. Justice Fitsgernid un-
expeetediy Landed down a decision er-
deriag a commission In libacy to in-
guire into the present state of mind of
Stanford White's slayer. The decision
the three disinterested wen named
conduct the Inquiry ‘will guide the
‘action of the court as to order:
Thaw to sn asylum for the insane
or diredting that the indefinitely inter-
with Grover Cleveland, of the
“ the Bquitable Life As
society purchased by Thomas
J the Insurance In-
wis 8 candidate
\ bench in 1501 as
el O'Brien was unop-
y . Trident. Roose pd made B®
City. He IS & gradOAle OF narvare.
Dr. Putzel, the third member of the
commission, is a graduate of Bellevue
Hospital Medical school and has bad a
long experience In that institution. He
Ia qualified before the stats medical
board as am examiner in lunacy.
The Thaw jury was ordered on last
Friday to report before Justice Fits-
gerald this morning at 10:30 o'clock,
and at that hour there was a brief
court procedure, the jury being ex-
cused indefinitely.
Ne date bas been fixed for the first
meeting of the commission. There
will probably be some definits an-
nouncewment on this point soon, how-
ever, for the law under which the
commissidners were appointed directs
that they proceed with their Inquiry
forthwith. Justice Fitzgerald sald it
would rest with the commission as to
whether er pot its hearings shall be
public. In the last case of.this sort In
this jurisdiction—the Inquiry into the
mental condition of Josefina Terrano
va, who killed ber aunt aud uncle
the commission's Inquiry was conduct.
od behind closed doors. The girl was
declared same and subsequently was
acquitted by the Jury.
The Thaw lunacy commission will be
attended by District Attorney Jerome,
The lawyers for the defendant will
also be present, and the commission
may direct aud compel the attendance
of any witnesses It may desire. It is
prabable that Thaw will be asked first
of all to submit to a rigid physical
examination. Having undergune sey-
oral of these since his Incarceration,
he is sociewhat nervous on this snd
Jock, but it was sald by his counsel
that he would do everything In his
pewer to ald the commission“with its
opinion as to his sanity,
“It is all right, dearie,” Thaw said
cdmmission. I am & sane man now,
Just as sane as the judge himself, and
I am sure that any falr minded com-
mission will so declage me.”
The attorneys quickly withdrew
from the conference. and Thaw and
his wife sat for a long time together
discussing what the commission prob
ably svould do. When Mr. Hartridge
came out he sald:
“Tbe fortitude of the boy (meaning
Thaw) astonishes me sometimes, and
ft certainly did today.” By
Eater Thaw sent out a statement in
which he aid: :
“Everything Is perfectly satisfactory
to me. 1 am sure I will be able to
satisfy the commission that I am sane
At the present time. Aarthing Justice
Fitzgerald does ia all right. He bas
always acted (n a fair and Impartial
= = —
Princeton Sadents Honor Wi-Preal-
= dent's Séveatieth Birthday,
‘ PRINCETON. N. J, March 27 —The
entire undergraduste Lody of Prince
ton ualversity paraded to the home of
former President Cleveland on Bayanl
isne and presented Lis with a loving
cup. The cup was tv Lave been given
te Mr. Cleveland on bis sevéntieth
birthday, Murch 18 Lut be was jo the
south on a fishisg trip at the :
~The cup, which 1s of silver. stands
mote than eighteen inches high on an
ehony base and Dears the inscription:
“To the Hon. Grover {leveland. A
slight token of the love and estes of
the apdergraduates of Princeton unl
versity. Presented on this 15th day of
March, 1907, bis seventieth birthday ™
That Mr. Cleveland was touched by
the ceremony was apparent by the
broken delivery of his response to the
presentation speech. He sakl:
“I am wire you do not fully realize
ali the satisfaction which this occasion
affords me. It Is of course within your!
expectations that from a heart stirred
to its depths by a sense of thankful
ness [ should attempt to give expres
sion to the delight which accompanies
the reception af your beautiful birth:
day gift, but fou cannot know and ap
preciate the opportunity long desired
and here given fo me to acknowledge
ta the students of Princeton theinselves
what has dally and hourly come to me
through even a limited association
with thelr university life. I feel young
Fat seventy because | have here aspir
ing young Bhanhond.
“You have created this atmosphere,
and through the providence of God it
has Leen given to me to breathe In
these latter days this healing, stimu-
lating influence. My thank= though
limitless, can merely pay the price of
the freshness and vigor of the alr 1
breathe at seventy.
“Nor van I ever feel myself acquitted
of the delightful debt this day Incur
red. [ can only promise that during all
the time awniting me I shall make’
| partial payments liy an increasing lov
for you aud all undergraduates of
Princeton and by an lucreasiug devo-
tion to the badge of Princet wher-
ever [ find it” \
Governor Hughes Grants Pardon fo
Aged Prisoner, ;
NEW YORK, March 27.—1s tele
gram was received from Albany by
Mrs. Maud Ballington Booth of the
Volunteers of America;
Mrs. Maud B. Booth:
Laft is + mornin for home, sweet
home. 1 well at Albany
It told her that one of “her boys”
had reached Alhany on his way home
after being In prison twenty-four years
and eight months
Flaherty was convicted in Brooklyn
in 1882, when he was thirty years old,
of the murder of his wife. He was
sentenced to Siug Blog prison for Ife
and afterward transferred to Auburn.
Pardoned by Governor Hughes at the
request of Mrs Booth, Flaherty left
Auburu prison, and when he reached
Albany his first thought was to tele
graph the “little mother” that he was
oun bis way to Hope Hall, Rockland
When the train reached the Grand
Central station st 542, Mrs. Booth was
there to weet him. Flaherty aud Mrs
Booth entered an open carriage and
wera driven slowly across Forty sec
ound street. The carrlage went down
Broadway, and the only bullding Fla-
herty recognized was one near Broad-
way and Thirty third street, which, he
sald, wad standing when he was sent
to prison
He was frightened by the noise of
the elevated railroad. Then le stared
speechlessly at the specdlog autowo
blle=, and finally when one of the high
est skyscrapers was reached aud be
was told to look up be gave one glance,
then covered his eyes with his hands,
Flaberty hrought along a cage of his
pet canary binds and an old dog, blind
in one eye, and he was wore solicitous
of thew than of himself
Mexico Neady (0 Intervene,
CITY OF MEXICO, March 27. —Mex-
feo Las been asked to lutervene In the
present troubles ln Cemtral America by
the republic of Salvador, Dr. Baltazar
Estapinian, the *minister to Mexion
frowns that country, had a long coufer
ence with President Diaz sod at ite
conclusion seut a dispatch to Ambassa
dor Creel at Washington, It Is report
ed that the ambassador was Instructed
to say to the 'oMed States tint Mexloo
was ready Wain the northern repulse
lc in GJewanding that hostilities cease
Acgultited of Insurmuce Fraud (harge
XEW YORK, March 27.-Dr. Horace
I). Dow, Jacob Goldstine, assistant sua
perintendent of the Lang Island City
branch of the IPP'rudentlal Insurance
cowpany; Nathan Niemann, an agent
for the same office, and Mrs. Stolo Ko
mornnskl, who were arrested some
neeks ago on a4 charge of swindling,
were discharged from custody in the
Long Island City pwifce court
Colonel Taylor Dend at Angusta,
WABHINGTON, March 27.-The ad
Jutant general of the army has been
advised of the death of Colonel Danlel
AM. Taylor, ordnance department, whictr
occurred at Augusta, Ga, of Bright's
disease. Colonel Taylor was a brother
of the late Hear Admiral Taylor, for
merly chief of the burrau of naviga
tion, and brotherln law of Admiral
Evans, 5
EBagineer and Conductor Arrested,
LOB ANGELES Cal, March 27-—
Charged with mansisaghter, Engineer
4 Am
PE fs
Slayer of Winship Infant May
Go to Matteawan.
Jeanie Burch Said te Be Daughter
of Stanton Field, Son of sa Rich
Farmer—Mysiery In Her
CARMEL, N. Y¥,, March 27.—-By an
agreement reached between District
Attorney Weeks of Putnnw county and
counsel for Jenule Burch, the fourteen
year<ld Indian girl who killed the In
fant son of Ler foster parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Herbert Winship, with a poisoned
peach, the child murderer will, it is
sald, be declared insane and seat to
the Matteawan asylom.
The wost Important witness examin- |
bed was Mrs. Cliristina Winship, mother |
of the dead child. Two days gfier the
poisoning, she testified, Jeunie told her
as they stood beside the coffin of the
child that she had set fire t¢ the barn
and, terrified by the suspicion that the
family knew of her guilt, decided to
commit suicide. Because of her love
for the baby nnd not wishing to leave
it behind she also declded to kill It
Mrs. Winship said that the girl had
given Wilbur a peach, a portion of
which he ate, and that then Jeunle
too, had eaten some of It. Just pre-
vious to giving it to the child Jennle
was greatly excited. “She had a white
ring around ber mouth and very, very
red cheeks,” she sald. After eating
the peach the baby was scled with
convulsions and died within an hour.
Jennle also became lll. On Sunday
following the girl asked to see the
baby and was admitted to the room
where If lay. - Being questioned, Mra.
Winship testified, “Jennie said she had
pit fadine on cotton and rubbed it on
the peach’ On Monday, the witness
sald, her stepmother, Mrs. Sarah EK
Carey, bad plcked up under a peach
tree in the orchand a bottle of strych-
uine which Mrs. Winship had kept In
the house for three years. Jenule knew
where the polson was kept and had
séet the witness use It to polson a
On cross examination
Denipsey asked Mrs. Winship
“Did you tell Jennie the mystery of
her birth?"
“Yes,” replied Mrs. Winship. “be
cause | thought the neighbors might
throw it up to the girl"
“Did you mention that Stanton Fleld
was supposed to be her father?
“I may have done 50." the witness
sald; “I don't remember.”
Stanton Flell is the son of saa:
Fleld, one of the richest farmers In
Putnam county. Jennle's mother is
sald to have worked in the Field
home before Jennie was born.
The defense plans to end ifs case to
day. Attorney Denipsey will attempt
to show that the girt was Insane when
she killed the child
Dr. Granger, an allenist, who has
been retained by the defense, will tos
tify that the girl was undoubtedly in.
sane when she killed the child, but is
sane today.
Jennie Burch Is the granddaughter of
au Indian chief. Her mother was wild
from earliest childhood and Is believed
to have been mentally uusound. Jen-
ule’s prenatal Influences were bad. It
will be brought out that Jennle lived
with her grandfather untill four years
ago, when he gave her to Herbert Win.
=hip to bring up; that she was a dutl-
ful, attentive and obedient child; that
after the birth of Wilbur Winship Jen.
ule became the devoted slave of the
baby; that her affection was so evil
dent that the mother Intrusted her
baby almost entirely to Jeunle, Her
peculiar feellug toward fire, her wild
nature and her desire to see things
burn will also be showo. Finally It
will be testified to that on Sept 21,
1006, the bara of Herbert Winship was
mysteriously burned Ly ao lncondiary,;
that the Winship house caught fire In
nine different places; that when she
kuew ‘she war suspected Jennle went
out into the orchard with the baby-ard
came back carrying a peach; that she
[ed the baby pact of the peach aod ate
the rest herself; The last bit of test!
mony will be the story of the girl's
dramatic confession over the coffin of
the baby she loved -bow she tried to
die and poisoned the baby because she
could pot think of leaving him-behind
Douma or Drumhbhend Courts Mariialt
ST. PETERSBURG, March 27. Pre
miler Stolypin, 1t Is anid, missed a gold
en opportunity in the donma to “speak
that healing wonl of peace that the
country craves” and that lostead he
coufesspd the government was still
hesitating between the douma and
drumhead courts wartial. "The people
ire reminded of the wall that stands
between them and the government”
says the Rech newspaper, nnd asks,
‘Will the «donna or the drniunbead
courts martial survive May 37
Mansfield Is Netter,
BALTIMORE, March 27 Pant Wil
stack, business manager for Hichanl
Mansfield, said the Scranton dispatch
aanouncing that Manstiekl had can
ceded the remainder of his season's en
gagements was incorrect. Upon the
advice of his physician Mr, Manstiek!,
who Is recoveriug from the grip, will
rest the pemainder of (his week In or
der to be perfectly well for his en
gagement ln Baltimore on Monday,
General Woodhull Reslgns.
PRINCETON, N. J, March 27 Al
fred A, Woodhull, brigadier general,
U, 8& A, retited, who has been the
Princeton talversity loctarer on per
soual hygiene, has tendered hin resis
Bennings Venture Taken By 13 to 1
Cholee IS Clase Fintah.
WASHINGTON, March 27. — Three
favorites gnd three outsiders won at
Benniogs, The sixth event, a handicap
at one mile and forty yards, was the
most Interestiug of the day. On
monde’s Right was a strong favorite.
After leading for three furlongs he
was overtaken by Bonoma Belle, at
12 to 1, and they turned inte t
stretch on practically even terms
Salor, at 10 to 1. “ame fast, bot was
unable to wrest the place from Sono-
ma Balle,
lady Vers, a top heavy favorite,
easily won the first event, with Miller
gp. August Belmonts Queen's Son-
venir, as good as 40 to 1. took the
second race with little effort, fully
justifying her owner's Importing her
at a fancy price. Glles, the favorits,
with Radtke up could do no better
than third The third event went to
the odds on favorite, Workman while
in the fourth the favorite, Black Mats,
tnwroped the fleld
Brookdale, the favorite in the fAfth,
did not figure In the résult, the win-
ner being a 12 to 1 outsider, Akbar.
First Hace —Lady Vera, first: Kan-
kakee, second; Oak Leaf, third
Recond Race — Queen's Souvenir,
first: Trey of Spades, second; Giles,
Third Race Workman, first: Aze
lina, second; Wabash Queen, third
Fourth Race — Black Mate, first;
Campaigner, second; Bally K., third,
Fifth Race~Akhar first; Parkville,
second; Jey C, third
Sixth Race. — Sonoma Belle, first;
Ormonde’s Right, second; Rallor, third,
Oxford Won at Chess.
LONDON, March 27.—A cheas match
under the management of John Hennl
ker Heaton was played last night In
the committee rooins of the house of
commons between frominent miembers
of the house of commons and a team
and Cambridge. The contest was won
by the university team,
Bowling at Atlantie City.
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J, March 27 —
The second day of the National Bowl.
ing sssociation’s mest was devoted to
two men matches. The three leading
scores were: Dennis and Kropp, Mount
Holly. 1.011; Silvey and Relsterling,
Philadelphia, 1,085, and Storens and
Beusz, Baldwinsville, 1,080
Last Faustus at Frisco.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 27 last
Faustus, played from 40 to 1 to 15 to 1,
ghined a head vicjory over Dick Wil
son in the first mace at Oakland. The
favorites fa wadiy until the fourth
aud fifth ra ven Liles
Lucille rewarded thelr backers
vA Nanla
Mike Sutton at Mot Springs,
HOT SPRINGS, Ark, March 27-—
There was a good attendagce at Oak:
lawn, and a good card was offered.
Mike Sutton, at 4 to 1, won the feature
race, & handicap at six furlongs. Sava.
ble, the odds on favorite, finished last.
Cornell Won, 1 to oO.
RALEIGH, N. C., March 27. Cornell
and Trinity played a twelve innlog
ball game at Durham. Neither side
scored nnt!l the twelfth, when, with
two out, Cornell made the wiuniog run
Tigers Win at Norfolk, a.
NORFOLK, Va, March Prince
ton pollege easily defeated William and
Mary college 16 to 1. The lone run by
William and Mary was on a wild throw
by Dillon ,
F 4]
Glorifier at New Orleans,
NEW ORLEANS March At the
Falr grounds Glorifler equaled the track
record when he won the fifth race, at
six furlongs, In 1:12 2
Mise Fildgety at Ascot,
LOS ANGELES, Cal, March 27 At
Ascot lo the rst race Joan of Arc, the
odds on favorite, was beaten a nose by
Miss Fidgety, at 7 to 1
Thought He Heard Artillery,
WASHINGTON, March At the
Brownsville inguniry Spotswood WW.
Taliaferro, sergeant major of the Twen-
ty-fifth infautry, said that on the uight
of the shooting he was asleep (0 the
ndmloistration bulkliug and was awak
cued by a slugle shot which he thought
came frou the town outside the garri-
son wall. The witness sald he was
greatly excited, but secured a gun and
went to his post nmusewent
was created hy Tallaferro when he told
of hearing the scaveugers’ carts and
mules coming across on the parade
ground and mistook the sound for the
approach of artillery
six Thousand Velte to Strike,
KAN FRANCISCO, March 27.—Unlon
wen affiliated with the Iron trades
council have voted to strike May 1
Over 6 000 men are Involved. They de
mand an eight hour day. The strike
will affect the Union Tron works, Ris
don Iron works, machine, copper and
boller shops and all the construction
work which requires tho use of fron
tinnvdsmen to Meet nt Boston In 1008,
COLUMBIA, 8 C, Murch 27.—-The
National Guan! “Assoclation of the
United States, the name by which the
Interstate national guard association
is to be known In the future, concluded
its ninth ammual convention here. Bos
ton was selected over New Orleans and
California as the next annual meeting
Eleetrie Storm Killa Chicago Man,
CHICAGO, March 27 During a se
vere electrical and rain storm here
Joba Mueller, an employee of a Inmber
concern, was struck hy lightning and
Nine fires were started by
lightning faslde of twenty
‘after the storm ego.
at the Glob Wareho:
A fine display of New Spring Wi
In mnany novel creations. Dainty sheer
silk materials sriistically printed
floral designs, Arnold's Cotton Pi
mas, Batistes, Zephyrs, Dress Glag-
hams. eic. Newest in Wools from
More patterns added to
replace those sold The largest line
of Black Dress Goods hereabouls
New line of Black Taffeta SIke™it
mill values
Easter Hosiery
All new shales, in the new designs
of fancy hosiery, gauze lisles, silk
ligle, lace boots, etc, ele. See window
for suggestions of new hosiery.
Veils and Laces
A new line of veils in nets, chiffons,
the new lace drapery vell and border,
a yard and a half long; all prices.
New Val laces in many widths with
insertions to match, opened up for
Faster week 3
Long 12 and 16 button Lisle silk
and kid gloves in black, white and
grey. Prices 25¢ te $350. If
don’t get suited elsewhere try ®
Globe.” Any color of kid or silk pre
short notice. Sathl
many looms
cured on
White Goods
Over 100 different kinds, ‘Rlain and
fancy uovelties. Our plains ure ex~
cellent values, and we have & oof
assortment to choose from.
a Have you seen our skirts with fit-
ted yokes? All the new cloths,
the styles are right. and all at |
nsual Globe Warehouse low yp
Jap-a-Lac Urightens everything
touches. A quart can will make yo
floors, furniture and woodwork
like new. It comes in thirteen OO
and may be used In over a
different” ways. It is
drying, durable, elastic—the best
Is adapted to more purposes UhRE |
varnish made. z
We're at your service with mu
other things in household needs
proper prices. z
We carry only the better
of goods—the kind we can
with confidence.
Alex D. Stevens,
Insurance and Real Estats, 4
Loans Negotiated, Insurance t
Houses Rented, Rents Collect
ed, Taxes Paid ’.
Room 7, Elmer Bleck,
Lockhart St.
Heavy and Light Drayiag and
Baggage Ca or a
in any part o
Waverly, and all kinds of tes wet
aitended to promptly Livery
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