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TIIE CITIZEN, FHIDAY, AUGUST 25, 1011.
Line on Defense to Save
Young Virginian Leaks Out.
MAY CALL CATHOLIC PRIEST.
Attorneys For Man Aceuned of Mur
dering Wife Will Attack Veracity
of Paul Beattie's Testimony With
View of Discrediting Story.
Chesterfield Court House, Aiir. 22.
Tug Immovable calmness of Beuttlo lu
his light for llfo Is strikingly Illus
trated. During the court recesses lie
holds Joculnr chats with friends who
gather about tho window of tho little
room whero ho Is conflned. In tho
course of ono of these conversations,
one of his friends, nn Insurance ngent,
"Henry, you had better lot me sell
you 510,000 worth of life Insurance."
"Better make It $100,000," came back
the reply, "111 probably need It."
And tho gathering laughed, Beattlo
joining In heartily.
Bculah Blnford has not appeared
hero yet Sho may be called as a wit
ness during tho trial, but as yet the
pretty "girl In tho case" remains In a
cell In Richmond, surrounded by pic
tures of Beattlo she has no less than
forty-live In the Jail reading the news
paper extras nnd professing confidence
of his acquittal.
Although the Blnford girl Is not pres
ent, a married sister of hers appeared
on the courthouse lawn and was a
center of interest
Paul Beattlo, the prisoner's cousin,
who has sworn that he purchased the
gun with which Louise Weliord Owen
Beattle was shot, is under Instructions
to be ready to make the journey by
automobile to Chesterfield.
Tho star witness for the prosecution,
Taul, has said little since his Incar
ceration, but on his testimony the com
monwealth hopes to send his twonty-slx-year-old
cousin to the electric chair.
Tho Blnford girl may bo called as a
witness as tho trial progresses.
To Virginia's credit it is noted that
not one white woman was In court
when the prisoner was indicted, and
barring thoso who may bo called as
witnesses, few of the women have
so far attempted to crowd into tho
little courtroom during the trial.
It became known hero that Paul
Beattlo will be tho weak spot in the
case of the prosecution, at which
Harry M. Smith and Hill Carter, two
of Virginia's ablest lawyers, will aim
tho big guns of their defense. The fact
as claimed that Paul did not tell tho
whole truth In his story of buying for
Henry tho second hand shotgun with
which tho killing was done will form
the basis for tho cose of the defense.
A Catholic priest may become tho
lever with which the defense will try
to pry Henry Beattle loose from tho
death clasp of the electric chair. It
has become known that the day his
cousin was Indicted Paul Beattle, who
Is n Catholic, summoned a priest to his
cell In tho Henrico county Jail. Locked
In his bosom that priest carries the se
cret for which tho attorneys for the
defense might give all tho wealth they
Tho hoavy pall of tho confessional
surrounds tho story that Paul Beattle
told tho priest, and it Is beyond the
pale of the law.
But the lawyers for the defense may
call tho confessor to tho stand and
place before tho Jury tho moral effect
of tho priest s refusal to tell the story
related by Paul Beattle. Tho strength
of this course with a Jury of farmers
can only be conjectured.
Seven Jurors had been accepted when
court opened today. The examination
of others Is progressing slowly and It
is probable that the Jury will not be
gin hearing evidence before tomorrow.
NOT TO BEAR FATHER'S NAME
Infant Son of Beattle Is With Grand
parents at Dover.
Dover, Del., Aug. 22. Tbo eleven-weekB-old
son of Henry Clay Beattle,
Jr., on trial nt Chesterfield for the al
leged murder of his wife, Is In Dover.
The little ono was brought from New
port News, Va., by its maternal grand
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert IC.
Owen. It Is with them at their home
here, and it is announced will remain
hero during tho progress of the trial
of its father for his life.
Mr. Owen, tho grandfather, says it
has not yet been decided what the
little ono will bo named. It, how
ever, will not bo called aftor its
father, as was intended before the
murder of tbo young wife and mother.
The grandmother will rear the child
no matter what the outcome of the
case may be. Tho grandparents do
not expect to attend the trial and will
not do so unless either of them should
TALE OF THE WEATHER. I
Observations of the United
States weather bureau taken at
8 p. m. yesterday follow:
New York 73 Clear
Albany 72 Clear
Atlantic City... 72 Clear
Bostdn 70 Clear
Ituffalo 70 Clear
Chicago 80 Cloudy
St Louis., 72 Cloudy
Now Orleans... 84 Cloudy
Washington.... 74 Clear
L03 AN"St-,s -LUO.axioiI
Far Vcst Boosters For Next
Encnmpmt-nt- of G. A. R.
1911, by American l'ress Association
Rochester. Ann. 22. Eight thousand
soldiers arc attending the forty-fifth
annual encampment of the Grand Army
of the Iicpuhllc. The parade tomor
row perhaps will le tho last at a na
I The opening session of the encamp
ment will be held In Convention hnll
tonight Addresses will bo made by
Governor Dlx, Mayor Edgerton and
Department Commander George B.
Loud. Commander In Chief John E.
Gllman will respond.
A conspicuous delegation attending
the encampment is the old Los Ange
les Veteran Klfo and Drum Corps.
There are fifteen of those veterans,
nnd each one saw active service during
the war. All of thorn have battle scars.
The Pacific delegation Is making n
vigorous campaign to get the next na
tional G. A. It. encampment at Los
TRIED TO BRIBE JUDOE?
Lawyer Also Accused of Having Ap
proached Opposing Counsel.
Kingston, N. Y Aug. 22. Four men
accused of being expert pickpockets
operating on Hudson river steamers
and trains were sentenced to six
mouths In the Albany penitentiary
here, hut a more serious charge that
of attempting to bribe both judge and
opposing counsel was lodged against
the man who npponred as attorney.
Amos Van Ettcn, attorney for the
New York Central railroad,'- told the
court that this lawyer, who gave his
name us Theodore Schwake and said
he was a New York attorney, had of
fered hini an automobile if ho would
withdraw tho complaint Soon after
ward Recorder Groves ordered
Schwake's arrest. The recorder said
that while ho was talking with the
uttorney the latter slipped $20 Into
his desk. Schwake was held In $5,000
hall for a hearing tomorrow.
The men sentenced were Joseph
Stolner, Martin Ryan, William Bar
nett and James Stlckney.
CHILD DIES OF FRIGHT.
Had Received False Report of Parents'
Mutteawan, N. Y., Aug. 22. When
she was told that the wagon in which
her father nnd mother were riding to
tlilp village from Tioronda had been
struck by un automobile Adele Kourhl,
eight years old, immediately went Into
convulsions nnd died n few hours
later. Doctors who were called said
she died from fright.
Mr. and Mrs. Kourhl were not se
Prominent Antlslaver Dies.
Wellesloy, Mass., Aug. 22. Gamaliel
Bradford, reformer, student of political
economy and Imperialist and promi
nently Identified with tho antislaverj
movement In "before the war" days,
died at the home of his son In this cltj
as the result of Injuries sustnlned la
au electrical car accident
He Didn't Know.
Ono Juno day In 1802 near Freder
Ickshall, Vn.. General Stonewall Jack
eon suw ono of General Hood's Toxans
climbing a fence to get Into n cherry
tree. "Where nro you going?" shouted
Jackson. "I don't know," replied tho
soldier. "To what command do you
belong?" "I don't, know," tho Texan
replied. "Well, what state nro yon
from?" "I don't know." Jackson
gavo tho man up, but he asked a com
rado what it all meant "Well," was
tho reply, "Old Stonewall and Genoral
Hood gavo orders yesterday that wo
were not to know anything until after
tho next tight"
Tho soldier was left to his cherries.
Lots of Room.
"Did you hoar that passenger com
plaining that tbo car la overcrowded?"
naked tho man on the platform.
"Yes," repllod the conductor. "Now,
how con ho call a car overcrowded
when anybody in it has breath to yell
as loud as ho docs?' Washington
If you live by nature you will novet
be- poor; If by opinion, never rich.
KS THE COM
TO ORDER WA
Or. J. E. Buckley Would Have
HE SUES PRESIDENT TAFT.
Chicago Physician Alleges That G:r
many and Japan Are In Scheme to
Land Troops Rights of Americans
Endangered, He Says.
President Toft has been surd In n
court of. law to compel hini to perform
administrative or, us lawyers would
say, "ministerial" acts. Dr. James Ed
ward Buckley, a practicing physician
of Chicago, who has twice instituted
proceedings ngainst Secretary of State
Philander C, Knox, brought an action
ngainst President Tuft in tho Wash-'
Ington District supreme court and ask
ed that a mandamus be issued to com
pel the chief executive to show cause
why he should not be compelled to di
rect attention of congress to the con
ditions in Mexico and recommended
thilt an army for the conquest of that
republic be promptly dispatched thith
er by way of the gulf and the Pacific.
Sees Invasion by Germany.
This should be done, the complain
ant states, to prevent a "ruinous war,
which would entail the loss of the
Philippines, the Hawaiian Islands and
the canal," through the co-operation
of tho Japanese now in Mexico with
German troops. '
Dr. Buckley contemplates an Inva
sion of Mexico by the Germans to
"enforce the death penalty on Mexl
aiis for the murder of German sub
jects and an assault on a German wo
man." The president must appear in
court In person or by attorney if the
court should entertnin-the complaint.
Files tho Papers Personally.
Tho suit was filed by the physician
personally.' On Aug. 0 and again on
Oct. :), both of last year, Dr. Buckle
sued in the same court for a manda
mus against Secretary of State Knox
to compel him to iwrform certain acts.
Both suits were dismissed.
The president is accused of "iudiiTer
once toward the life ami liberty of
Americans and others residing in Mex
Ico." It is declared that a week befoiv
the last adjournment of congress the
chief executive possessed information
which would have justified an army
and navy demonstration down there
Ho demands to know Svhy congress
was not informed about It. The send
ing of the soldiery to Texas is charac
terized as a political move.
Visions of a Money Plot.
The Diaz administration is called n
"Wall street exporting a-gency," with
Henry Tnft, brother of the president,
as its "chief attorney." The president
Is charged with having embarrassed
and handicapped the insurgent party
In Mexico by mobilizing the army on
the frontier. The petition further
states that tho Mexican situation has
been "dovetailed with American money
interests." Henry Taft is said to see
things from a Wail street point of
view, and the physician thinks ho
"communicates his viewpoint to tho
president" This, he declares, can be
confirmed by Attorney General Wick
ershnm, who is mentioned inthe peti
tion as Henry Taft'stformer law part
ner. Details of alleged holdups, robberies
nnd other unlawful acts are set out in
the petition. The cost of filing tho pe
tition was $10, which Dr. Buckley paid.
GOLD FOUND IN IDAHO.
Chinese Trader Tells of Discovery
Made on Exploration Trip.
Placer ground rich In gold has been
discovered in the Blackfoot district In
northern Idaho, ninety-three miles
southeast of Spokane, by Ah Yen, a
Chinese trader, according to his state
ments to olllclals of the United States
customs house in Spokane on return
ing from an exploration trip along the
Tho deposits, which are four miles
from a flowing stream and require
not less than fifteen miles of flumes
to convey water to tho gravel, were
found more than thirty years ago by
two Chinese prospectors, who were
killed and robbed by a white man.
Yen says that a woman who sewed
tho poke to hold the miners' gold told
tho rustler of tho find of the Chinese
and urged him to locate claims. In
stead he murdered the miners and car
ried off their nuggets.
WILSON IS SEVENTY-SIX.
Oldest Member of Taft's Cabinet Has
Held Office Since 1897.
Secretary of Agriculture James Wil
son, who Is the oldest member of the
president's cabinet and who has held
his portfolio since 1897, a longer period
than any other cabinet officer In the
history of the' government, recently
observed the seventy-sixth anniver
sary of his birth.
Secretary Wilson was born Aug. 1(1,
1835, in Ayrshire, Scotland, which was
also the birthplace pf Robert Burns.
Mr. Wilson canio to this country nt
tho age of sixteen with his parents
and after a brief residence In Con
necticut' settled In Tama county, la.,
combining farming with, politics. Be
fore entering McKlnley's first cabinet
Mr. Wilson served In tho Ohio assem
bly and was three times a represcnta-
lo In AAflOTAOA
Fall Fashions Taken
From Mystical Oriont.
O0WN BY CALLOT S0E0T.3 OP PARIS.
In many of the smartest styles for
fall and winter there Is a decided lean
ing toward adaptations of Egyptian and
East Indian modes. The Callot Soours
of Paris have for a number of years
been noted for their Egyptian looking
The gown illustrated Is a creation of
this famous firm of couturiers, and the
colorings are particularly Interesting.
The foundation of tho dress Is of a
peculiar East Indian red, veiled with a
rather bright blue chiffon. The em
broidery is done In dull blue nnd
mauve silk and dark blue wooden
For Traveling. '
Take a candle in your bag nnd a box
of safety matches. When they are
wanted you will be glad they were put
In. Tho space required for them Is
small. A passenger on a steamer that
was wrecked had a small candle which
enabled her to colloct some of her
most valuable possessions when the
lights went out after the collision.
Carry a few pens In your bag if you
do not use a fountain pen. You will
find that it is worth while, as the pens
provided at some hotels and other pub
lic places are often so bad that It Is
Impossible to use them with any satis
faction. Envelopes used in packing small ar
ticles will be found hotter than boxes,
as they take up less room. Stout, col
lapsible envelopes, which may bo
bought where- office supplies are sold,
will be found satisfactory. Gloves,
handkerchiefs, neck arrangements, etc.,
may be kept nicely In such envelopes.
In summer Informal riding habits
are worn, but when autumn days ar
rive these clothes give place to those
of a more formal character. For fall
WHAT THE BWAGQER nOH9EWOMAN WEAU3.
the newest habit Is built of a very
small black and white checked cloth,
with breeches and coat to match. The
Illustration shows tbo correct riding
habit of this cloth.
Reverting to Type.
From tho fresco paintings of women
In the Cretan palaces of the period
bout 2000 B. O. It Is learned that tho
women of that timo pinched In their
waists, had flounced or accordion
plaited skirts, wore nn elaborate coif
fure on their heads, shoes with high
heels and hats which might have come
from a Parisian hat shop, while one
woman might bo described as wearing
FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONER.
I hereby announce myself ns a
Republican candidate, for the nom
ination to tho ofllce of County Com
missioner of Wayne county, and re
spectfully solicit the support of my
friends at the primaries to be held
on September 30, 1911.
J. L. SHERWOOD.
Preston, Pa., Aug. 15, 1911.
ItKl'LJlUCAN CANDIDATE! FOR
I "respectfully ask tho Republican
voters of Wayne county to glvo mo
their earnest support at tho primary
election to bo hold Saturday, Sept.
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