The citizen. (Honesdale, Pa.) 1908-1914, October 13, 1911, Page PAGE 8, Image 8
PAGE 8 THE CITIZEN, FJUIUY, OCTOIJRn 1.1, 101 1. LABOR T ISSUE. McNamara Defense Alleges "Union" Prejudice. HOLIDAY HALTS THE TRIAL Examination of First Juror of Vehiri Brings Out Line of Defense Will Oppose 'a Jury With Any Feeling Against Or ganized Labor. Los Angeles, Oct. 12. James B. Mc Nnniara, Ironworker and alleged dy namiter, Is now on trial for bis life. charged with the murder of Charles Huggerty, one of twenty-one persons who lost their lives in the explosion thut wrecked the Los Angeles Time building on the morning of Oct. I. 1010. John J. McNamara was returned to his cell in the county jail, there to await the outcome of the trial of his 1 rather. Early the defense Indicated clearly the tight It Is going to make to get is jury to Us liking. When the examlnn tlon of the first vcnlremau called. . T. Nelson of Long Beach, .commem-ed Lecomte Duvls began questioning hlui us to his opinion regarding labor or ganlzatlons. The prosecution objected to this Hue of questioning, iissertini: that organized labor Is not on trial that this Is to be a trial of Individuals and not of the Issues between capital and labor. Davis Anally withdrew tin questions. Much time was taken up with tin examination of Nelson, Clarence nar row, chief counsel for the defense, and Joseph Scott, associate counsel, assist lug Davis. Nelson was trapped dually Into un admission of some prejudice In the case, and It is certain he will In challenged. Adjournment was taken until 10 o'clock Friday morning, as today Is Columbus day, a legal holiday In Call foruin. Every seat In the courtroom had been taken long before the McNnmaras en tered the room. The attorneys for the defense were there also. The attorneys' for the prosecution did not appeal until . llfteen minutes later. After the venire had been sworn the district attorney called for the Indict ment and made a brief statement of the case. He pointed out J. B. McNa mara to the occupants of the Jury box and read the charge, calling attention to the date of the disaster. Mr. Davis began the examination of the prospective jurors. After asking them the usual questions, ho com menced questioning Z. T. Nelson. Ilnv lug brought out that Nelson was a armer. now retired, he asked him whether he, being aware of the "bit ter" warfare In the United States be tween labor nnd capital, had sympa thies either way. This was objected to by the prosecution and Davis, address ing the judge, said: "While it is not alleged in the in dictment that this alleged crime grew out of a labor war between the Times aud organized labor, yet the prosecu tion will claim this. It Is alleged that the motive of the crime was to nvenge the attitude of the Times toward or ganized labor. We have to meet that Your honor will agree that no man op posed to organized labor should act on the jury." Davis dually withdrew his question. HEAVY SNOW IN MONTANA. Telegraph and Phone Lines Into Butte Down For Hours. Butte, Mont., Oct. 12. The heaviest snowfall in twenty years cut Butte off from the outside world yesterday. Every telegraph and telephone wire out of Butte was down and street car tralUc was entirely supended. The snow In the streets was two feet deep. Between Butte and Anaconda the weight of snow on the wires not only broke them, but pulied down miles of poles. The phone lines will practically have to be rebuilt. Thousands of school children were unable to go to school on nccount of the depth of the snow. The railroads have suffered little and trains are run ning on the through Hues. DIVORCES AUTHOR CHESTER. Writer of Get-Rick-Quick Stories Must Pay Alimony. New York, Oct. 12. Supreme Court Justice Deluney signed an Interlocu tory decree of divorce for Sirs. Eliza beth M. Chester from George Ran dolph Chester, writer of the "Get-Rich-Quick Walllngford" stories. Under a stipulation In the divorce proceedings Chester pays his wife 51. COO a year for her own support and $2,400 a year for their two children, George It., Jr., four teen years old. and Robert F. Chester, seven. The Chesters were married In Dav enport, la., In 1605. The Rev. Dr. Sewell Dies. Bangor, Me., Oct. 12. The Bev. Dr. John S. Sewell, professor emeritus of honilletlcg at the Bangor Theological seminary, is dead of pneumonia. He was a member of Commodore Perry's famous expedition to Japan. Will Feast Newport Boys. Newport, It. I., Oct. 12. Mrs. Freder ick W. Vanderbllt has announced that she will give a Thanksgiving dinner to the newsboys and messenger' boys of Newport this year, as she has done In the last seventeen yearn. J. C. CROPSEY. Ex Police Commissioner of New York May Do .Prosecutor. VJ " vs "'J 1911, by American 1'ress Association. New York. Oct. 12. James C. Crop sey. ex-police commissioner, was nomi nated for district attorney of King's county by the Itcpubtlcau convention in Brooklyn. In Queens the Republicans nomi nated James A. Dayton of Bnyside for district attorney. lie Is a graduate of New York university and was admit ted to the bar In 1001. He served as assistant district attorney under Dnr- nn rrom lonii to 1000. DEFENDS TRUST PROBERS. Wickersham Denies Rumors of Shake up Because of Attacks. Washington, Oct. 12. Attorney Gen eral Wickersham has Issued nn em phatic denial of a report which has been current In Wnslilnctnn fnr kov. oral days that a shakeup Is Impending in tno uureau of Investigation, the se cret service division of the depart ment of justice. Mr. Wickersham said said that he has entire confidence in Its operation under Stanley W. Finch, chief of the bureau, and added that in his opinion the newspaper aud other attacks upon the bureau were prompt; ed by Its efllclo. t and successful re sults which resulted in Its Investiga tion. The bureau hns a force of about a hundred examiners, aircnts nnd nr. countants and hns become nn Impor tant branch of the covernmonr sprvlpn since the trust Investigations wero be gun. The bureau was created as a result of the light between former President Roosevelt and lnndnrs in congress over the alleged Illegal oper ations of the secret service division of the treasury. At that time members of congress were anxious to limit the secret service officers in the treasury to functions of detecting counterfeit ing and protecting the life of the pres ident. TO PAY FOR SMUGGLING. Nathan Allen's Outlay Will Be $162, 000 In Jenkins Case. Kenosha, Wis., Oct. 12. Nathan Allen, the Kenosha leather manufac turer, who was fined $12,000 for smug gling in New York recently, will make a closed Incident of the case, and It is announced here among people very close to Mr. Allen that the suit brought against him by the government to re cover customs and costs to the amount of $130,000 will never get Into the courts. They say Mr. Allen has notified the government agents to figure up the amount that is alleged to be due the government, nnd It will be paid. This $130,000, with the flue paid, will bring his total expenditure in the Jenkins Jewels up to $102,000. HOLDS NELSON TO A DRAW. Former Champion Lightweight Finds Surprise In Beecher. New York, Oct. 12. In n slambang ton round glove fight Battling Nelson, tho former world's lightweight cham pion, earned a draw with Willie Beecher, tho local boxer, at the Madi son Athletic club. It was Nelson's hurrlcnne fighting In tho last round that saved him from defeat on points. Up to that time Beecher had shown skill In handling punches to have n slight advantage. Nelson was outclassed In speed In the early rounds. Lehigh Tie the Tigers. Princeton, N, J., Oct. 12.-IrIuceton struck a snag In Lehigh, aud the best the Tigers could do was to escape with a 0 to 0 score. Although Princeton forced the play throughout tho game, making eight first downs to Lehigh's oue, It was not until toward tho end of tho third period that Baker man aged to break away with n sixty yard run for a touchdown. 'froin 'which he kicked the goal ejii saved the game: Mr . VJ 0 Coatesville Girl Points Him , Out as Her Assailant. , WAS IN BED WHEN' ARRESTED Negro Found Under Covers Fully Clothed Identifies Him Watching From Hotel Window and Con firms Accusation In Police Station Later. ' I West Chester, Pa., Oct. 12. Amy' McElhaney, the fifteen-year-old school girl who was attacked by n colored man on n lonely road near her home' at Coatesville Monday afternoon, iden tified Thomas Harmon, under arrest here on suspicion, as her assailant. i Harmon was arrested at his home by the state police. The constabulary were seeking him on n clew given by Elmer Rauibo, u farmer. When taken Into custody Hnrraon was lying In bed fully clothed. He admitted knowing the McEJhiincys, but denied all knowl edge of tho attack. Harmon wus brought here soon aftei his arrest, and arrangements were, mndo to have the girl come over from Coatesvlllo to see whether she could. Identify him. Miss McElhaney came to West Chester and was taken to a hotel opposite the courthouse. j She was seated at a window over-' looking the street when Harmon was being led from tho Jail to the court house. As Harmon passed Miss El' hnnoy leaned forward. "Father, that's the man," she sud denly cried. Mr. McElhnuey Immediately took her over to the olllce of tlie district' attorney, where Harmon had been led.j As she entered the room Harmon wasi seated by a window, tho light falling upon his face. Miss McElhaney hesitated only for a ( moment and trembled as she gazed at j the prisoner. . i "Yes, that's the man," she stated emphatically. "I recognized him as1 he passed across the street from the 1 hotel. 1 wns not sure that I would, know him, but I am satisfied that! there has been no nilstnke.." Harmon said nothing. He was sev-j oral times questioned, but refused to' answer. After the Identification the. negro was taken back to the county i jail. A dramatic turn was given the ne-1 gro's arraignment. The girl appealed j to the people of Coatesville not to wreak summary vengeance on her as- sailant. ' At first she tried to speak to the crowd that surrounded the courthouse, but their cries for speedy vengeance ! on the negro made it impossible for ' her to be heard. Then she wrote this , message, addressing It to the people-of Coatesville: ' "Do not darken the fair nnmc of your town by another such occurrence as that of Aug. 13. There Is no need of mob violence against the negro, who, 1 am given to believe, will be punished by law with tho greatest pos sible dispatch." j The negro after a brief hearing was held for trial. ! ACQUIT ALLEGED LYNCHERS. Out of Seven Trials For Coatesville Affair Seven Go Free. West Chester, Pa., Oct. 12.-Albcrt Berry nnd William Gilbert were found not guilty of murder for their alleged share in the death of Zach Walker, the negro who was burned at the stake la Coatesville. This makes seven acquittals out ol seven trials, with two men yet to be tried. Jnck Miller, who was in the posse that pursued and finally cornered Walker in the tree where lie shot him self, corroborated Berry's testimony, dcclnrlng that both he and the defend ant had counseled the members of the posse ngalnst lynching Walker when there was talk of It. Tho witness was asked by Judge Butler whether Walk, up at the time looked like u fit sub ject for u lynching., "No," replied Miller. "I thought he was dead." MURDERED ON LONELY ROAD. Schuiykill County Man Attacked, Killed and Robbed. 1'ottsvIIle, Pa., Oct. 12. Tho body of Anthony Betch was found on the public road near his home at New Castle, witli the nose cut off and tho forehead and right temple caved In. There are evidences that a knife and club wero used by his assailants dur ing a severe struggle. Bobbery was the cause of tho mur der, as Ketch's pockets were rifled aud turned Inside out, and his watch and money are missing. A detail of tho state police is working on the clews. Betch had been to St. Clair and spent money freely. It is believed that when he started for bis home, two miles from there, lie was followed by two r more men, who, nfter beating him to death, robbed him. Fatal Motorcycle Crash. Philadelphia, Oct. 12. Annie Yount is dead and James Hunter is dying at tho result of a collision of a motor cycle with a trolley car. Tho girl was riding on tho handlebar of the ma-, chine, which Hunter was driving when tue collision occurred. EDWARD M GROUT. New York Bankor Indicted For Alleged False Reports. New York, Oct. 12. Edward M. Grout, formerly comptroller of New York city and president; of the Union bank of Brooklyn before It failed, was indicted by the Kings county grand Jury on the charge of making a false report to the state banking depart ment. James T. Ashley, formerly cashier of the bank, was Indicted on the same grounds, the Indictment nllcgliig he concurred with Grout in making the report, which is declnred to be false. Grout and Ashley were accompanied by nn imposing array of counsel, who took no active part in the proceedings except to stnnd about their clients in a protecting attitude. NEW EVIDENCE OF BRIBES. Lorimer Probers Hear More About $1,000 Offers. Chicago, Oct. 12. Startling charges of hitherto unknown offers of money to members of the Illinois legislature of 1000 to get votes enough for Sen ator William Lorimer nnd the testi mony that tho senator himself the night previous to his election declared he was to be "put over" were made before- the subcommittee now probing Lorlmer's election in Chicago. Representative John Griffin of Chicago- was named by Representative Henry Terrill of Colehester as the man who had told him "there was $1,000 or more in it" if ho would vote for Lor imer." "Griffin asked me to vote for Lor imer," the witness told the committee. "I asked what there was In it. "He told me- there was at least $1,000 in it. I just asked out of cnrloslty. That ended the conversation." Terrill declared that he did not want tho committee to interpret his testi mony as nn accusation that Griffin had offered him a bribe. "Griflln never offered me anything," he said. "He merely told me when I nsked him that he believed a mnn could get at least $1,000 for voting for Lorimer," FEAR ATTACK FROM SEA. Portuguese Government Recalls Navy From the North Coast. Lisbon, Oct. 12. The government has recalled, In nn urgent command, nil warships from the north const and tho, entire fleet is anchored in the Tagus, with steam up ready to sail. This Is accepted as confirmation of n report that the royalists have some thing armed afloat, against which pre caution must be taken. The monarchist adventure on land Is regarded as lost. Government forces are concentrated on three sides of the enemy, who are Intrenched near tho Spanish border. ENJOIN I. C. STRIKERS. Federal Judge In Illinois Grants Tem porary Order. Spriugtleld, 111., Oct. 12.-On applica tion of tho Illinois Central, Judge Humphrey In tho United States circuit court has Issued a temporary injunc tion restraining strikers from interfer ing -vith the road in the southern dis trict of Illinois. A hearing on motion for a permanent Injunction will be held Nov. fl. Weather Probabilities. Fair today nud Frldny; not much change in temperature; light northwest winds, becoming variable Friday. 4,118 Students at Harvard. Cambridge, Mass., Oct. 12. There are 4.118 students enrolled at Har vard. Market Reports. BUTTER Steady; receipts, 11,233 pack ages; factory, current make, 18V4a21Wc. CHEESE Steady; receipts, 4,882 boxes; state, average fancy, per lb., 144c EGGS Steady; receipts, 14,533 cases. POTATOES Easy; state, per bbl., $2.2Ca 2.37; Bweets, Jersey, No. 1, per basket, 76c nH.25; southern, per bbl., J1.7oa2.25. HAY AND STRAW-Firmer; timothy, per 100 lbs., $1.05al.25; shipping, Jl; clover, mixed, Jlal.15; clover, Jlal.lS; straw. Ions rye, SOa&c; oat nnd wheat, 60c. LIVE POULTItY-Weak; chickens, broil ers, per lb.. 12al3c; fowls, 12al4c; roosters. 9a9Ho. DRESSED POULTRY Weak; turkeys, fresh, spring, choice, per lb., I8a22c; chickens, Philadelphia squab, broilers, per pair, 40a50c.; Pennsylvania broilers, per lb., 18al9c; roasting, 18aUa; western, milk fed roasting. 16alSc; corn fed roasting. 14a Uttc; mixed sizes, UaUc.j squabs, white, per dot, JLT&al. t -xx REJOICEJ ROME. People Happy Over Sue cesses at Tripoli. ARMY OF OCCUPATION LANDS. Perfect Organization of Expedition and Secrecy of Departure Causes Much Favorable Comment Willing to Permit Turks to Evacuate With Military Honors. Rome, Oct. 12. Tho nrrival of the Italian landing expedition at Tripoli Is officially announced. Forty troop ships, escorted by four battleships, submarines, destroyers and torpedo touts, have reached Tripoli. The con voy advanced In line and dropped anchor four miles offshore. The disembarkation by means of rafts began as soon as the ships had come to anchor, and the warships flml salutes. There was prolonged cheer ing nnd excitement mingled with some bedding of tears. The landing was admirably conducted. The news of Monday night's skir mish, which has assumed the propor tions of a victorious battle, coupled with the successful landing of the troops, has provoked a frenzy of re joicing In Rome. The perfect organization of the ex pedition ami the secrecy of its de parture is receiving the most favorable comment. It is said that Italy is will ing .o allow the Turkish garrison to evneute Tripoli with military honors nnd spare it the humiliation of sur render provided that Turkey is willing to become reconciled to the uncondi tional loss. Peace under such condi tions Is possible, though it Is not con sidered imminent. END OF WAR IN SIGHT. Germany Reports Success In Efforts For Suspension of Hostilities. London, Oct. 12. Router's Berlin correspondent says Mint from an au thoritative quarter It Is learned that the efforts of the lowers, especially of Germany, to secure u suspension of hostilities In Tripoli have been so suc cessful that both belligerents have agreed upon an armistice, though ofll- cial decision has not yet been taken. Italy will continue to send troops to Tripoli pending the outcome of the ne gotiations which will follow the arm istice, but no hostilities will occur. NOT PREPARED P0R WAR. Turkey's Minister of War Hopes For j Intervention of Powers. Constantinople, Oct. 12. Shevkat I'nsho, minister of war, says that even Asia Minor was not properly garrl-1 soued, for Turkey hod not believed that there was reason to fear attack. Ihe defense of Tripoli was Impossible, ' Turkey was prepared to go in the mat ter of concessions, Shevknt Pasha said: "We have not yet decided. We nre waiting to know what Italy's demands will be." In reply to a question regarding Tur key's hopes of mediation of the pow ers, or If she contemplated a direct communication with Italy, he replied: "We hope that Italy will spare us that. The intervention of the powers is the most suitable way to have the mat ter settled." FATHER OF SEVENTEEN. Iowa Man of Sixty-eight Also Step daddie to Seven Others. Marshalltown, In., Oct. 12. D. K. Ewalt nt the age of sixty-eight is re joicing over the birth of his seven teenth child, n boy weighing nine pounds, in addition to the seventeen of his own ho Is stepfather to seven children. All twenty-four nre living. Mr. Ewalt's present wlfo Is his fourth. No 1 bore him one child, No. 2 six, No. 3 four and No. 4 six. As a bride Mrs. Ewalt brought to .Mr. Ewalt seven children by a former marrloge. She is now tho mother of thirteen. Her age is thirty-eight years. NEW JAPANESE AMBASSADOR. Viscount Chinda May Be Transferred From Berlin to Washington. Berlin, Oct. 12. It Is reported that the Japauese ambassador to Germany, Viscount Chluda, will be transferred In February to Washington, to suc ceed Viscount Uchlda, who has re turned to Tokyo to assume the post of minister of foreign nffalrs. EnJIro Yamaza, counselor of the Jap anese embassy nt London, will, it Is said, replace Chluda here. Viscount Chluda was educated in the United Stntes. TALE OF THE WEATHER. Observations of tho United States weather bureau taken at 8 p. in. yesterdny follow: Temp. Weather. New York 50 ' Cloudy Albany ,. 68 Cloudy Atlantic City... 00 Cloudy Boston 02 Cloudy Buffalo ......... 68 Clear Chicago 02 Clear St. Louis , .08 Cloudy New Orleans.,',; A :Raln Washington"... 02 Clear GAME LAWS IN NEW YORK AND PENNSYLVANIA, So many letters have been received at The Citizen ofilce asking about tho game laws ot the states of New York and Pennsylvania, that we publish below the laws of the two states, 'iney aro as follows: New York Laws. Deer Dutchess county, Sept. 16 to October 31. Deer Ulster county, Oct. 1G to Oct. 31. Deer Sullivan county. Town of Neyerslnk, Cochecton, Highland, Bethel, and all that section of the towns of Mamakattng and Thompson, lying south of the Newhurg and Cochecton turnpike, Oct. 1G to Oct. 31. Deer Orango county, town of deerpark only, Oct. 16 to Oct. 31. Gray Squirrels Oct. 1 to Nov. 30. Hares and rabbits Oct. 1 to Feb 1. Not to be hunted with ferrets. Mink and Skunk Nov. 1 to March 15. Muskrat Nov. 1 to April 1G. Grouse October 1 to November 30. No open season in Duchess county. Pheasants In Dutchess county. Nov. 1 to Dec. 31. Quail Nov. 1 to Nov. 30. No open season In Dutchess county. Woodcock October 1 to Novem ber 30. Ducks and Geese 'Sept. 16 to January 10. Not U be taken in the night, from sunset until sunrise. Snipe and plover Sept. 16 to Dec. 31. No open season for wild birds, ex cept English sparrow, crow, hawk, crow-black bird, snow owl, great horned owl and kingfisher. Trout 'April 15 to August 31. Lake Trout In counties of Ulster, Sullivan, Orange, Rockland, West chester and Richmond, (Lake trout only), May 1 to June 30, Pickerel and Pike May 1 to Feb. 28. Black and Oswego bass .Tuna ,tr to December 31. Pennsylvania Lnws. Bear, unlimited, Oct. 1 to Jan. Use- of steel traps forbidden. 'Blackbirds, all kinds, and doves, unlimited, Sept 1 to Jan. 1. Deer, male, with horns visible above the hair, one each season, Nov. 15 to Dec. 1. English, Mongallan, Chinese and Rlngneck pheasants, ten in one day, 20 in one week and iifty In one sea son, Nov. 1 to Dec. 15. Hare or rabbit, ten in one day, Nov. j. to Dec. 15. Hungarian quail, five in one day, 20 in one week and thirty in one season, Oct. 15 to Nov. 15. Plover, unlimited, July 15 to Dec. Quai commonly called Virginia partridge, ten in one day, forty in one week and seventy-flve In one season, Nov. 1 to Dec. 15. Racoon, unlimited, Sept. 1 to Jan. Ruffled grouse, commonly called pheasant, live in one day, twenty In one week and fifty in one season, Nov. 1-to Dec. 15. 'jan. T. cu 1 L" Snlne.. Jack or Wltann. unlimited Sept. 1 to May 1. Squirrel, fox, black or gray, six of tlle combined kinds In one day, Nov. 1 to Dec" lf;- , web-rooted wild water fowl, ot all '""' ""T1. 1 1. 1 10 ,pm lu N w ??atf?5es"nls.e in one season. Nov. 1 tr. i f. Woodcock, ten in one day. twenty in one week and flfty In one season, Oct. 1 to Dec. 1. A CARD. To the Voters of Wayne County: I take this method of returning my thanks for the nomination given me by my friends at the late primar ies, for the olllce of Prothonotary. I fully appreciate this mark of their confidence in me, and if chosen to the ofilce La Novemger shall endeavor to justify this confidence by a faithful performance of all official duties. My record is before the public and I wish to bo judged by it. My best ef forts have been given to the service of the people, in a legislative posi tion, which it is well known, affords an Inadequate compensation; and I now appeal to the people for their support in my efforts to attain a position in which the performance ot duty Is better rewarded. Yours respectfully. LEOPOLD FUERTH. II HAL ESTATE DEALS. Allen K. Lloyd and wlfo Equin unk, to William A. Bleck, Equinunk. Parcel of land in Manchester town ship. Consideration $400. 'Asa Ilollister and wife, Salem township, to Elizeur Fessendun, Sa lem township, 1 acre and 79 1-5 per ches. Consideration, $50. This transaction took place September 29, 1876 and tho deed was entered Oct. 11, 1911, just twenty-flvo years la ter. Anna Fruiermuth to Otto Freler muth, both of Mllanvllle. 29 acres of land in Damascus township. Con sideration $1. Elizeur Fessendun, Salem town ship, to Holllstervlllo Creamery Co. Ltd., Salem township. Parcel of land in Hollisterville. Considera tion $3,000. HOW'S Tins? We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward for any case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O. We, the undersigned, havo known F. J. Cheney for the last 15 years, and believe him perfectly honprablo in all business transactions and fi nancially able to carry out any ob ligations made by his Arm. Walding, Kinnan & Marvin, Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, O. Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken In ternally, acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. Testimonial sent free Price 76 cents per. bottle. Sold by all Druggsts. Take Hall's Family Pills for con-stlpation.