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In as by at by en- in Polish and import has by ENQUIRER. CINCINNATI. SATURDAY. FEBRUARY 16, 1907. 2 commission unless some one of the detense's advisers, one of counsel or an pert allenist, declares that Thaw la now sane.

But aside from that there must be sufficient evidence of insanity to convince the trial Judge, who alone has the power to appoint a commission, that the defendant is fosane. It happens in this particular case that no physician has made an examination of the defendant except the experts who have been called in. his behalf. And none of them has examined him for pe riod of two months: They swear that while he was insane at the time he shot White he has since recovered his It- was pointed out to-day that in the case, which caine before the Courts in 1884, the relatives of Rhinelander, who had whop a woman, joined with the District Attorney In an application for commission In lunacy. which the trial Judge granted.

Former Judge Curtis, however, took- the matter before the Court of Appeals, where It decided that, the defendant being. then able to consult tionally with hits counsel upon his defense. so commission was necessary. Counsel for Thaw declare that there are also other precedents against a commission. It seems clear, therefore, that unless Jorome succeeds in trapping one of the ex perta for the defense into a declaration that Thaw is now insane, there can be no commission.

Certainly Jerome's own perta cannot be relied upon to secure commission through their statements, alrice none of them has ever been able to examine Thaw at a closer distance than 30 feet across the courtroom. Not ore of them has ever touched Thaw or exchanged word with him. All talk about lunacy commission has resulted from the manner in which Jerome has met the attempta of the defense to get into the evtdence the conversations that Thaw had with the experts who He repeatedly offered to admit these conversationa if the defense would admit that Thaw was insane at the time the experts talked with him. Delmas Trapped Jerome. Mr.

Delmas. after exhausting every means of getting the conversations before the Jury, last made the concession demanded Jerome, but in a manner which entirely upset the calculations of the Promecutor. He drew from Dr. Evans, first, a statement that at the time of him first three visits to Thaw, or until October of last year, the prisoner was Insane; but that the succeeding five visits showed gradual return to sanity. Then Mr.

Delmas fixed the time of the conversation as during the first three visits. The move will enable him. to get before the Jury all of the conversations and greatly strengthen his case. It will be much easier for a Jury to believe that Thaw was etazy when he shot White, and continued an insane condition for three or four months thereafter, gradually recovering his reason later, than that he suddenly re covered his reason after having fired three shots from a revolver. Messrs.

MoPike, Hartridge and Peabody, well as Messes. Reilly and Delmas, all expressed their entire satisfaction to-day with the condition in which the case rests and their confidence in the ultimate result of the trial. Mrs. William, Thaw -spent four hours in Mr. Hartridge'4 office preparing for her ordeal on the witness stand next week.

Mra. Harry Thaw, attired in a neat brown gown, visited the Tombs and spent more than an hour with her husband. She declared to one of the keepers that she was feeling very well. Valentines For Thaw. Thaw, himself, was in good spirita to-day.

despite the delay in his trial. He received a bundle of belated valentines, and once more expressed his sympathy with Juror Bolton in his bereavement. Death, by the way. once more Invaded the Thaw circle to-day, when Michael D. Downey, better known as who for several months was Thaw's night keeper in the Tombs, passed away in Gouverneur Hospital.

Thaw sent some money to Warden Flynn, of the Tombs, for wreath to be placed on "Big casket. A conference of Thaw's counsel will be held to-morrow for the purpose of arranging their plans for the resumption of the trial on Monday. So far as the program has been arranged now, Dr. Evans will first he recalled for the purpose of detailing the conversations he had with Thaw in the Tomba. His cross-examination will be postponed as will be the cross-examination all of the experts, until they nave made answer to the final hypothetical question which will be put to them after all the evidence of the defense has been put in.

With Dr. Ivans temporarily stood aside, Dre. Bingaman and Demar will be called to teetify to the mental state of various members of the Thaw family, after which the will will be offered in evidence. It is expected that Jerome will make fignt against' its admission. but it is belteved that all of these matters can be disposed of before the noon recess.

If this belief is realized Mrs. Evelyn Thaw will be recalled immediately upon the reconvening of Court in the afternoon and she will -aereupon resume her interrupted story and continue until her direct examnation has been concluded and she has been handed over to Jerome for cross-examination. The Central Figure. Mrs. Thaw is still the central figure in the trial.

Her story 1s still that upon which the conviction or acquittal of her husband will be hung. and her nation remains the one great obstacle that must be surmounted if Thaw 18 to walk out of the courtroom a free gian. Mrs. William Thaw will follow her daughter-in-law on tostand and she will be sueceeded by Anthony: Comatock, his agents, Miss May McKenzie and several other ineldental witnesses who will finally give way to the experts with whom the detense will bring its case to ciose. A novel side light on the Thaw case came to light: to-day in the receipt of a cable message from London that the famous Lloyd's Insurance has acepted a heavy risk on the life of Thaw at 30 guineas per thousand.

This is practically a bot of 1,000 to 30 that Thaw will be acquitted, and it indicates the feeling of public, opinion in Engiand, Still nearer home there was a similar indication of the drift. An Easton (Penn.) newspaper selected Jury of 12 well known and representative citizens and asked them to pass upon the case. 'Every one of the 12, voted for acquittal. It is to be borne in mind, however, that this verdict was based on the case so far as it has been heard. Dr.

Frank P. McGuire, the official Tombs prison "physician, will be called by Distr'et Attorney Jerome as one of the chief witnesses for the state in the Thaw trial. The Prosecutor expects -Dr. McGuire's testimony to lay the foundation for the opinion of allenists that Thaw wits sane on the night of June 25, when he killed Stanford White. Dr.

McGuire has repeatedly been called an expert in homicide trials, and has hibited original methods in reaching. conelusions as to the sanity of defendante, He will not be called as an expert in the case, but merely as a general medical practitioner. The Tombs physician is of the opinion that Thaw, when he killed White, knew the quality of the action and knew the distinetion between right and wrong, but his value to the state as a witness line in the long observation he has had of Thaw and the data he has given the District Attorney, which will be recorded in the trial on his evidence. Messrs. Flint, McDonald and Mabin, the allenista representing the District Attorney'e office, have been prohibited -from making a personal examination of Thaw.

They have, however, been able to see the prisoner through the sharp eyes and acute hearing of Dr. McGuire, and it is said they are in good position to pass upon his mental state. During the 'eight months Thaw has been in the Tombs McGuire has seen him more than 1,000 times and always with a view of making an observation of his mentat state. The physician has kept a careful record of Thaw's words, actions and moods and prepared to give every day's details since June 26: His Eye on Thaw. Dr.

McGuire has watched Thaw his daily chats with his mother and wife, his other relatives and his lawyers, and, it is his own way. the part of the prisoner as shown by his. said, will testify to a domineering spirit on words and acts and a determination 00. to have While treating Thaw for various slight ailments the doctor has had long talks with. and is prepared to state that he spoke intelligently and logically upon every topic and gave no suggestion of a confusion of ideas or delusions.

Dr. McGuire' observations particularly emphasize Thaw's idea of his own importance and his inclination to look down upon even his lawyers at times, but to the Tombs physician this exhibition was not in the nature of the "exaggerated ego" referred to by Dr. Evans. He looks upon it rather as a demonstration of an overpowering self-conceit which had never been hampered by environment. During the hours of night.

while Thaw has been asleep, Dr. McGuire has watched him from the cell door. The sleep of the prisoner was as quiet as that of a well-ted, THE healthy child. the doctor will testify, He never had any nightmares of disturbances of sleep, such as are noticed in well-defined cases of insanity. A Normal Record.

According to the record of these observationa, Thaw's stomach and other vital organs were congested when he frat tered the Tombs. Dr. McGuire set close watch on the prisoner for symptoms suggesting habit of any sort, but he did not find the change in Thaw's life and environment productive of any marked physical disturbance. Thaw has alwaye had good appetite, and has gained about 13 pounds since his Imprisonment. The doctor has recorded several severe outbursts of temper from trifling causes, but all prisoners give way to their feelings at times in the Tombs, when brooding over their position, The diary of Dr.

McGuire covers a wide range of topics, and much of It, it is said, in competent evidence and will be repeated in the trial. The pleture, as outlined in that diery, that of a man with a brain below the normal Iri strength, an active but. unstable reasoning process, an ungovernable temper, an inclination to suspicion, a nature marked by selfishness in his actions and desires and a reasoning faculty not all sound, but not sufficiently- unsound to be unable to distinguish right from wrong. Supports Evelyn's Story. The only corroboration thus far brought out of the statement of Evelyn Nesbit Thaw that she told her story of Stanford White's treatment of her to her husband many montha before the architect wag killed came to light to-day when Dr.

Josiah Strong said that Thaw had told -him the story more than two years The Doctor has been known in public movement- for many years. He 18 now the President of the American Institute for Social Service. the work of which Governor Hughes has indorsed. Dr. Strong 1a not certain of the time of Thaw's appeal to him.

He figures it A9 about 18 months prior to the tragedy, but he recollects the substance of the conversation with the man now on trial for his life. "He told me such a story of horror and outrage that it made by blood said he "He mentioned no names, but he undoubtedly referred to Stanford White and Evelyn Nesbit. He charged that of Incarnate devils had a den of vice in this city where they ruined young girls, and he wanted me to tell him how he should proceed to break it Dr. Strong did not at that time know young Thaw. But he had had a slight acquaintance some years before with the father.

William Thaw. and. Mrs. Thaw. He also had met Mrs.

Thompson, stepwinter of the prisoner. Dr. Strong advised him to see Anthony Comstock, who was far more familiar with the proper methods of proceeding in such matters. He listened to the whole story. In order to be able to judge how the young man should proceed.

The Astounding Feature. struck me as one of the astoundIng feature of the said Dr. Strong. "was the persistence and patience with which Thaw said these men pursued their victims. Thaw desired to break up this den, but all efforts had been thwarted by the Influence of the wealthy man at the head of it.

his recital young Thaw did not indicate to me that he was personally Interested in the girl whose experience he related. He told her story as An Illustration of the methode pursued by these men. He did not even say that he had been told the facts by the woman herself. But his knowledge of her experiences was so intimate that he must have been told her. At least so it seemed to me at the time.

have read a small part of the story told by Evelyn Thaw on the witness standthe most essential -and it was entirely consistent with that Thaw told me two or more years ago. "Though the story shocked me, I had no particular occasion to remember the affair in detail. Many persons consult me in the course of a year or so, and it would be impossible for me to remember the details of the conversations with them. "However, I recollect he said this wealthy man had finally succeeded in getting the young woman to his rooms in the den where he had ruined her. he got through I told him that Anthony Comstock was the man he should see; that Mr.

Comstock wns a lawyer who knew just how to get evidence in such a case. I have not seen him since. From what I have heard I suppose that he did go to Mr. Comstock, and that an attempt to get evidence against the men in the den was ABRUPT CLOSE Of the Trial May Come Next WeekJerome's Strange Move. BY ARROCTATED PRESS.

New York, February observers of the Thaw trial, which has been postponed for several days because of the death of a juror's wife, believe the present trend of the trial as shown in the last two days 1s toward a commission In lunacy to determine officially Harry Thaw's condition of mind. This belief is suggested by District Attorney Jerome's apparent willingness to admit part of' the will, by his readiness to withhold technical objections to the testimony of Thaw's family physicians tending to throw light on the defendant's mental status and by his policy of yesterday in admitting without opposition the conversation between Thaw and Dr. Evans when the latter was examining the prisoner in the Tombs. Counsel for Thaw have reached the opinion that the trial may be terminated abruptly any day next week from this cause. So fully convinced are they that Jerome will make this move that they are planning to fight him on this line.

Thaw himself is credited with having declared that he would not face the asylum in prefterence to Sing Sing and the death chamber. 80 it can be seen with what feeling this expected move of Mr. Jerome is regarded in the camp of the defense. One of Thaw's lawyers, in speaking of the probable plan for a lunacy commission, said: "As the case has progressed from day to day we have become more and more convinced by. the conduct of the District Attorney and his experts, who are observing the defendant for him, that it has been and is his purpose to lead the case up to the point where he can apply properly for 8 commission in lunacy.

don't want the boy declared insane. we want him acquitted," he added. 'The following statement as to District Attorney Jerome's position with regard to the sanity or Insanity of Harry K. Thaw was made to-day: Jerome does not know whether or not Thaw is insane. None of his assistants know.

None of the experts retained for the prosecution know. These experts have not had an opportunity to examine Thaw. ether 88 to his physical condition or his mental caliber. They are at present in Court at the trial with an open mind. They would like to know.

"If any experts retained for the defense. some of whom have already testifled, will say authoritatively that in their opinion Thaw is now insane. the District Attorney will join with them in the request to the Court for an appointment of a commission in lunacy to decide on the question of the defendant's THAW'S VALET Comes Prepared To Tell a Weird Story of Influence By Hypnotism. SPECIAL DISPATCH TO THE ENQUIRER. Boston, February Harry K.

Thaw had been in the habit of using deadly weapons when in a paroxysm of rage, long before the Madison Square Roof Garden tragedy, is the startling statement made to-day by James Morley, for more than five years valet to the young milNonaire. Morley arrived here to-day on the steamship Saxonia, from London, on his way to New York to offer himself as a witness for the defense. Mr. Morley exhibits knife wound on the right wrist about four inches long and a bullet wound in the leg. inflicted by Thaw in fits of passion to which he was stirred, the former valet declares, by agined wrongs.

That Thaw's incentive to the slaying of Stanford White was due not alone by his insane jealousy of the architect, but to the machinations of a man named Marriette, who held the young millionaire in the grip of a strange personal influence, is the statement which Morley say's he is prepared to prove. The former valet did not leave the employ of Thaw until some time after the latter's marriage to Evelyn Nesbit. He said, "Harry was very generous and kindly when he was himself. But he was of a sort of a Jekyll-Hyde nature ever since he fell into the clutches of a French hypnotist four or five years ago in Pittsburg. "Thaw acted more and more peculiarly Marriette's influence grew upon him.

Some times he would fly into a rage and smash the pictures and furniture in his apartment. Thaw used to tell me over and over again that White caused all his worries. The Frenchman was working his power over him all the time, and his spells became more frequent. He raged violently against JUROR JOSEPH H. BOLTON, Whose Absence on Account of the Death of His Wife.

Occasioned a Postponement of the Trial. EVELYN'S GRANDMA Is Found in Spokane, But Will Not Go To New York. SPECIAL DISPATCH TO THE ENQUIRER. Spokane, February Eliza Jane McConky Nesbit, aged 81, grandmother of Evelyn Nesbit Thaw, lives in Room 103 of the Germond Block, Sprague avenue and Lincoln street, in this city. The aged woman 1g living here alone.

Her daughter, Mrs. Isaac J. Galbraith, resides at 1317 Fifteenth avenue. Mra. Nesbit's son, Winfleld Nesbit, is the father of Evelyn Thaw.

Great have been made to keep her identity secret since the Thaw trial began. Mrs. Nesbit says she would under no consideration go to New York and testify against the character of Evelyn's mother for the reason tha she believes a trip overland would end in her death. She rays she believes they have been searching the country for her, and she has done her best to keep her location a secret. She said her son Winfield was a prominent lawyer before his illness, which lasted a long while.

She has a life-sized photograph of him hanging on the wall, which shows him with full beard Mrs. Nesbit last saw Evelyn when she was 15 years old. That was after her father's death. Evelyn was living in Pittsburg with her mother, but soon afterward they moved New York. When asked what she thought of the case, the grandmother said at once: "No jury of good men would convict my grandchild's husband.

From all I hear he way a good man, and I believe he did right when he put an end to White, who, I guess, was a very bad man." Isaac Galbraith, her son-in-law. drew the plans for one of the World's Fair buildings In Chicago. It was due to his efforts that the grandmother's whereabouts have been kept secret. EVELYN'S MOTHER Was Offered $100,000 To Favor Thaw's Suit, Says the Milliner. APECIAL DISPATCH TO THE ENQUIRER.

New York, February is the plan of the defense in the Thaw murder trial to use Mrs. J. J. Caine, the Boston milliner and intimate friend of Evelyn Nesbit Thaw, to combat the testimony favorable to Stanford White, which it is anticipated Howard will give if sworn as a witness for the state: Mra. Caine spent to-day at a consultation with Mr.

Delmas and other counsel for Thaw. To a reporter Mrs. Caine declared she had heard Harry Thaw ask Evelyn Nesbit's mother for her hand at the time the girl was at school at Pompton, N. and accompanying the proposal of marriage with a promise that if Evelyn became his wife he would, on the wedding day, settle on Mrs. Holman, then Mrs.

Nesbit, $100,000 or more. The mother's answer to this, she sald, was that she would try her best to persuade Evelyn to accept Thaw. have come to New York." said Mrs. Caine, "to do all that it is possible for me to do to help Florence. "After Florence went on the stage and White became interested in her Mrs.

Holman did not question what the motive of that Interest might be. I know that she belleved White was simply. infatuated with the child's beauty." SIGNS PUT UP In the Stores Prohibit Discussion of the Thaw Case. SPECIAL DISPATCH TO THE ENQUIRER. Memphis, February signs were ordered from painting Arms in this city Ay with the wording.

"No discussion of the Thaw case will be permitted in this store." Many merchants have such signs, already displayed in their places of business. A fight which almost led to murder Monday last between men who had argued the Thaw case Is believed to have been responsible for efforts of local merchants to bar such discussions. NAME Aston Madeira" Is That of Her Soldier Brother, and Mrs. Stephenson Wants It Changed: As the result of the recent trouble in the Aston Madeira Chapter, U. D.

of Covington, several charter members of the lodge have threatened to withdraw their membership and have also asked that the name of the chapter be changed. Mrs. Dashiel Stephenson, the first Prestdent of the lodge and its organizer, has protested against the controversy, which arose several months ago among the members after the annual election. One faction claimed that there had been an error in the telling of the ballots and that Mrs. Mattie Bruce Reynolds had been elected President instead of Mrs.

Benjamin Ashbrook, who has been so recognized by the state board. In her protest Mrs. Stephenson asks that the name Aston Madetra be changed, because when the chapter was first organized the name adopted was that of her brother. who was a Confederate sol- dier. A number of the charter members of the lodge recently tried to secure concessions from the opposing factions in the trouble, it is said, but could do nothing.

Mrs. Roy. McKinney, State President of the order, was also appealed to, but stated that owing to an amendment recently adopted to the constitution she-was unable to settle the trouble. The active members of the chapter do not seem to be able to arrange the situation to the satisfaction of all concerned. and it is said that 89 result there will in all probability be formed an entirely new chapter in Covington.

Erery original member of the lodge, Mrs. Stephenson said last night, will withdraw her membership if the matter is not! brought to an adjustment in the near future. MARINES FOR CUBA. Newport News, February 15. -The army transport Sumner salled to-day for Cuba, taking 100 marines.

PILES CURED IN 6 TO 14 DAYS. PAZO OINTMENT guaranteed to cure any ta 6 to 14 dare or money refunded. of Itching, Blind, Bleeding or Protruding TROUBLE Seen in a Petition Circulated By Republicans Determined To Pass The Olive Insurance Bill Over Babcock's Plan. Underwriters Are Backing the Proposed Move. Senators Lined Up Solidly Against Giving Indiana's Governor Appointive Power He Seeks.

SPECIAL DISPATCH TO TEN ENQUIRER. Indianapolis, February The Indications are to-night that another crisis may be reached to-torrow in the pending insurance legislation. A movement was started this afternoon by House Republicans to offer, a resolution calling on Speaker Branch to hand down the Babcock bill, and to offer a motion to strike out all of it but the enacting clause, subetituting the Olive bill, said to be the product of the Indiana life insurance companies. A petition was circulated among the House Republicans and many signed it. It was said, however; that it was not another anti-Hanly movement, as Representative Edwards and other insurgents were not Identified with It.

The supposition was that the life insurance lobby thinks that, owing to the row in the Senate over the BabcockFarber bill, the time is ripe to deal It a death blow in the House by having. the Olive bill substituted. The Republican leaders who heard of the movement expressed great alarm. Several of them admitted that such action would result in an irreparable Injury to the party, and they are hustling around to keep it from being carried out. A majority of the Republican Senators is still lined up solidly against the provision in the Babcock-Farber bill giving the Governor power to appoint the commission.

Roadhouses Are Saved. House Bill No. 1, the first one offered at the opening of the session, was killed today. It provided that County Commissioners should not issue licenses for saloons to be located outside of the city or town corporate limits. It was Introduced by Representative Hays, pf Worthington, and would have put out of business many roadhouses.

Representative Sweeney, of Tell City, hastened its death by moving that its enacting clause be stricken out. The motion prevalled by a vote of 47 to 37. Many members refused to vote. Representative Schreeder, of Evansville, led the opposition to the bill. For Betterment of Jails.

Representative WoodAll's bill giving the State Board of Charities jurisdiction over the County Jails was passed to-day by a vote of 51 to 40. The bill provides for examination of the jails by. the Board of Charities, and authorizes it to notify the Circuit Court to order an investigation whenever desired. If the Court does not act the board may appeal to the Governor. Pending the cleaning of the jail, prisoners must be removed to an adjoining county.

Contributions Disapproved. A bill introduced by Representative Joyce to prohibit insurance companies contributing to campaign funds was passed. by a vote of 83 to 5. A fine of $1,000 and imprisonment for one year may be the penalty for violation of this law. The Cox game bill was amended to-day SO that rabbits may be killed the year round, but the closed season for quail hereafter shall be from November 10 to January 1.

Wood's Bill Vetoed. The Governor vetoed Senate Bill No. 110, Introduced by Senator Will R. Wood, his former law partner, It provided that a Court might inflict a prison sentence in cases where there was a conviction for gambling. Under the present law the Court must add a jail sentence to a fine for gambling.

The Governor's objections were of a technical nature. Express Companies Win. The Senate to-day killed Senator Carl Wood's bill to compel express companies to deliver packages in any city. The enacting clause wag stricken out on motion of Senator Kittinger. There is a law now compelling express companies to deliver packages in cities of 2.000 and over.

A bill presented by Senator Carl Wood, on behalf of the Fraternal Order of Eagles of Indiana, to prevent the killing of an eagle, was passed to-day. It aroused considerable amusement, Inasmuch as Senator Wood is the Democratic leader. He said the Order of Eagles is trying to prevent the extermination of the birds in Indiana. Senator Ranke's bill providing for the creation of a state armory board and appropriating $10,000 for it was passed. Senator Goodwine's bill, providing an appropriation to buy the Wm.

Henry Harrison homestead at Vincennes and preserve it as a relic, was passed to engrossment after it is amended so that the state will appropriate $6,000 if the citizens of Vincennes will raise a like amount to carry out the deal. Knocking of Hanly Continues. In the consideration of the bill to clothe the Railroad Commission with authority to enforce its decisions, the bad feeling existing in the Senate toward Governor Hanly cropped out in an amendment offered by Senator Kittinger, of Anderson, to provide that the members of the commission shall be appointed by the Governor, but their appointment must be confirmed by the Senate. His action created a stir and ft was apparent that there would be a hard fight over it. Senator Kittinger, however, said he would withdraw it for the present.

He proposes to introduce it later. Defeated, of Course. The bill was amended to provide that the commission must begin proceedings in the lower Court when attempting force a readjustment of rates. The bill provided that such proceedings should be instituted in the Appellate Court. which was given original jurisdiction in such matters.

The amendment was offered by Senator Carl Wood, who introduced another to provide that railroads should issue passes to members of the commission. The latter amendment, however, was defeated. The bill was approved by representatives of the railroads and traction companies fore it was submitted to-day. Tucker Has the Floor. Harry St.

George Tucker, President of the Jamestown Exposition, was given an hour to-day by the Senate and House to explain what is being done to make the big show a success. He asked the Legis- lature for an appropriation for a display of the resources of Indiana. He said that the exposition would be a birthday party. of the English people in America. Watching For Lobbyists.

Speaker Branch, at the opening of the session of the House this afternoon, issued an order barring all visitors from the floor unless they are sent for by some member. He said that information had reached him that the visitors had been lobbying for various measures. He asked the members to inform him whenever a lobbyist appeared on the floor that he may have him removed. Attacks Hawkins Provision. Asserting that the measure was drawn to harass the smatt -factory owners and to allow the big trusts, such as the Standard Oil Company, to escape unpunished, Senator Kittinger attacked the Hawkins antitrust bill on the floor of the Senate this afternoon.

He declared the measure was and conceived in sin and born in iniquity." An amendment, which cut out one of the most important features of the bill, was adopted. The House settled the fate of its two woman suffrage bills this afternoon by making them a special order of business for the last day of the session. Refused the Health Board. The Senate this afternoon refused to give the State Board of Health authority to revoke the license of a physician who had failed three times to report births, deaths and cases of infectious disease, and to discharge health officers who did not make their reports properly. It also amended the bill so that the penalty for failure of physicians or householders to report infectious diseases will be $1 instead of $10.

The bill, as finally passed, howexer, will aid the board collection of health and vital statistics. THEY HAVE RECESSED, But the Tennessee Legislators Have Enough To Keep Them Busy. SPECIAL DISPATCH TO THE ENQUIRER. Nashvilie, February After adopting resolutions giving pretty nearly all the members some sort of committee work at the regular per diem, during the recess, the General Assembly adjourned today until March 12. The feature of the last day was the struggle over the Memphis charter bill in the House.

Some of the speeches were very bitter. Mr. Shea. of Memphis, severely criticizing the present Mayor of Memphis. The bill received 44 votes, 6 less than a constitutional.

majority, but a motion to: reconsider having been entered on the journal 1t will come up again after the recess. The fight over this bill has been in progress ever since the Legislature assembled, both sides maintaining big lobbies here. Governor Patterson and the speakers of both been on the side of the charter repeaterhave WELL, WELL! Salem, February 15. -The State Legtalature has passed a compulsory pass bill which makes it obligatory on the part of the railroads to furnish free transportation to state and district officers and to County Judges and Sheriffs. "BILL" CLUB Just Organized in Missouri Includes Bryan and Stone.

Jefferson City, February "BIll Club, No. 1, of the World," has filed articles of association with the Secretary of State, and, on a pro-forma decree of the Circuit Court of Clay County. has been granted a charter as a social organization. The headquarters of this club '1s at Excelsior Springs and its membership is restricted to men who answer to the name of "Bill." William J. Bryan, United States Senator Stone and ex-Congressman Cowherd, of Kansas Gity, are on the membership roll.

The officers Are: President, Bill Sisk: Vice President. Bill Wear; secretary, BIN Hyder, and Treasurer, Bill Flack. HARD-LUCK Story Related To Police By Operators Who Planned To Tap a Poolroom Wire Frank Robinson and Harry F. Meyers, telegraph operators, who were arrested Thursday night by Detectives Jackson and Callahan after they had everything planned to tap the wires leading to Huber's poolroom and "clean up the bookies," talked freely to Chief of Detectives Crawford yesterday. "There's nothing to said Robinson.

"I toss up the sponge. You can't get away with the bookies. We had everything lined up to sting them good and hard across the river, and here you go and spill the beans. Why didn't you let us go through with it? A fellow ought to have a medal if he's able to mace a poolroom. They get the people's money.

Look at the odds they post on races. It's just like getting money from home for them. Anybody who goes up against it has get about 88 much of a chance as a rabbit "I have been stung by them so often I'd like a chance to get back at them. The police are talking about breaking up poolrooms. Why don't you let us fellows loose and we will put a crimp in them for you? Just hand a few wire-taps into them and they will holler for mercy.

I am ready to put them out of the business any old also told of another chapter in their hard-luck story which came off in Windsor, Canada, a few months ago. He said he and Meyers had pulled off a wiretapping job that was a "pippin." The tap worked fine and everything was lovely. They walked back into town with their fingers itching for their part of the $4,000 they knew their "stall" had cleaned up at the poolroom. When they got there they found that their confederate had disappeared with the money and that the poolroom men had notified the police, who were waiting to take them to the Windsor jail. Robinson and Meyers were fined $50 and costs each.

They never found the man who was in on the job with them and got the money: In addition to having their plans for a "killing" across the river spoiled the two wire-tappers are bewailing the fact that they put up $140 to buy a complete outfit of instruments necessary for the job, and these the police have confiscated. The men were being held on suspicion yesterday and will probably be charged with loitering today. WELL KNOWN To the Police of Detroit and Windsor Are the Two Prisoners. SPECIAL DISPATCH TO THE ENQUIRER. Detrolt, February Meyers and Frank Robinson, wire tappers under arrest in Cincinnati, are well known to the police of Detroit and Windsor, especially Robinson, who was at the head of a gang that had plans all made to make a killing near Windsor, last summer.

They were followed by Provincial DetectIves Mahoney and Campau to the country last summer. and while the officers were hiding behind trees they tapped the wires, but before the killing was made the officers swooped down upon them and placed the gang under arrest. All escaped last fall with a fine of 830. Robinson's home is in St. Thomas, Ont.

INSTITUTE Founded By Pratt Gets the Bulk of His Widow's Fortune Amounting To Millions. SPECIAL DISPATCH TO THE ENQUIRER. New York, February the will of Mrs. Mary H. Pratt.

widow of Charles Pratt, who was a prominent official in the Standard Oil Company, filed to-day, in the Surrogate's office, the greater portion of of the estate is to Pratt Institute, which was founded by Charles Pratt. There are also a number of other charitable bequests. While the amount of the estate is not given, it is known that the old Pratt estate amounted to several millions. To Charles M. and Frederick B.

Pratt, sons of Mrs. Pratt, is given all her interest in the fund left by her husband, amounting to about $1,000,000. Other bequests to relatives amount to $125,000, and some bequests to servants. After these bequests had been named separate clause directed that the residue of the state given to Pratt Institute. MADDEN'S STATEMENT.

Washington. February 15-Mr. Madden, when shown the St. Paul dispatch, said: suppose that the advocates of the resolution want my official head. Just why, I do not know, unless it be because I have advocated placing all printed matter in one class and charging a specific rate for its transmission through the mails.

My own belief is that it would be much better simply to classify all such matter as printed and let the fact that it is printed determine its classification and the rate at which it may be transmitted." HANDFUL Of Survivors Is Reduced By a Death, and List of Larchmont Victims Grows. Two Passengers Make Direct Charges Against Captain and Crew, Who Protest Their Innocence. Providence, R. February Vann, of Fayetteville, N. a' colored steward of the Larchmont, died to-night of pneumonia at East Side Hospital, where he was taken witn several other survivors of the wreck Wednesday night.

This leaves 17 survivors from the wreck. There were seven additional identifications this afternoon in the Larchmont horror, as follows: Arthur S. McKay, Brighton, Mass. Robert Biggar, Worcester, Mass. Isaac Finkel, New York.

Benjamin Cohen, Providence. Windom C. Wassington, Gloucester County, Virginia. William D. Headly: waiter.

Roxbury, Massachusetts. Thomas Stevens, address unknown. This makes the number of identified deal 64. Eighty-seven people who are known to have been on the steamer are still missing. It is believed at least 160 persons perished.

With returning strength the survivors are able to recall more clearly what happened in the confusion of the accident. Stories reflecting on the conduct of some of. the officers and crew are related. Miss Sadie Golub, of Boston. one of the two women survivors, and Fred Hiergsell.

of Brooklyn, N. maintain direct charges of cowardice against some of the officers and crew. From the time young Fred Hiergsell was pulled ashore through the breakers early Tuesday morning until the dead and living were removed to Providence, members of both the New Shoreham and Sandy Point Stations were on duty continuously for nearly 48 hours without sleep. Waist deep in the water that had chilled the Larchmont victims to death before they could drown, these men labored without intermission hauling bodies weighted with thick coatings of ice through the surf and up the beach to the stations. Their quarters were so crowded by the dead and living that they were literally turned out of doors, but with unflinching devotion they kept up their labors, and today performed their regular round of duties, although each man was 50 lame and sore from frost bites and overexertion that he scarcely was fit for the task.

The inquiry into the collision between the Joy Line steamer Larchmont and the schooner Harry Knowlton, off Block Island, Monday night, which opened in New London, yesterday, and at which Captain Haley and three members of the crew of the schooner made sworn statements, will be continued here and in New York. The United States Inspectors in charge of the investigation, however, declared that 11 the stories of passengers are borne out arrests will be made. The Federal investigation is at a complete standstill because physicians say Captain McVay 18 not yet in condition to answer the official questions. The identification of the 76 bodies that have been recovered has 90 far progressed that only eight remained unclaimed. N.

were added to the list of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Potter, of Andover.

this afternoon. A meeting of the officials of the Joy Line was held to-day, and at its conclusion the company gave out a statement denying the charges of cowardice made against Captain McVay and the crew of the Larchmont. STORIES OF DESERTION And Mistreatment of Passengers on the Larchmont Are Denied. New York. 1 February of mistreatment and desertion of passengers on the ill-fated steamer Larchmont by the Larchmont officers and crew were vigorously denied by the officers of the steamer Kentucky, which arrived here to-day.

The Kentucky is the steamer which was sent to Block Island by the Joy Line Immediately after the first news of the disaster had been received. Purser Edward Bodmer, of the Kentucky, declared that several of the rescued pasengers were loud in praise of Captain McVey's conduct at the time of the disaster and that one of the two women passengers who survived said the Captain did everything possible under the circumstances. Superintendent Noble, of the Joy Line, issued 8 statement to-day strongly defending Captain McVey. LEADS TO NEW LAW. Boston, February outcome of the Larchmont disaster was the Aling of a bill in the Legislature to-day requiring tnat lists of passengers on the steam vessels shall be kept in the office of the steamship companies.

In the case of the Larchmont disaster the only list of sengers was held by the ship's purser. TO PROBE DISASTER. Washington, February tive Granger, of Rhode Island, a resolution in the House to-day that the Secretary of Commerce shall report to the House the investigation of the sinking of Larchmont off Block Island. OHIO. providing and Labor results of the the steamer Bellefontaine, Ohio, February Adams, a retired business man of East Liberty, was found wandering aimlessly on the streets at 3 o'clock this morning.

He was nearly frozen and his condition 1s serious, Wapakoneta, Ohio, February 15. The contract for a complete sewer system at St. Mary's was awarded to day to F. 8, Mitchell, of Bellefontaine, the lowest bidder, for the sum of $75,765. Hamilton, Ohio, February 15.

-George B. Cox, a brakeman on the H. and Railroad, when switching cars at the Champion Coated Paper Works to-day, was caught between the bumpers and probably fatally crushed. Lima, Ohio, February unknown men to-night assaulted Mrs. Rachel Bryant, a highly respected resident, and robbed her of her purse and jewelry.

The assault was committed within three blocks of the Central Police Station. Millersburg. Ohio, February postoffice fight here has been ended by the appointment of Charles R. White, of the Millersburg Republican, as Postmaster to succeed J. W.

Hull INDIANA. Goshen, February Osborn, aged 10, son of A. O. Osborn, of Brimfield, has mysteriously disappeared from here, where he has been attending college for three years. Bedford, Pebruary to the condition of its roads, Lawrence County may lose several rural mail delivery services.

A Government Inspector has just completed his Hammond, February 15. Police of South Chicago and this city to-day exhumed the body of Joseph Rapke, finding that death was due to a blow on the head instead of jaundice, as the burial certificate showed. Arrests will be made. Ft. Wayne, February 15-John Kennedy, was to-night acquitted of the murder of Samuel Augsberger on September 6 last.

Charles Laughlin, indleted for the same crime, will be tried April 20. GADSKI RETURNS. New York, February Johanna Gadski made her reappearance at the Metropolitan Opera House in Tristan and Isolde." It was the first production of the Wagnerian opera this season and there was an unusually large, and enthusiastic audience. Onig One "BROMO That LAXATIVE BROMO Quinine. Similarly In named remedies sometimes deceive.

The first and original Cold Tablet WHITE PACKAGE with black and red lettering, and bears the agnature of W. GROVE. 25c. JUNE GAYLE Secures Contract To Redry 1 Pooled Tobacco in Owen County. SPECIAL DISRATCH TO TEE ENQUIRER.

Owenton, February Burley Tobacco Association of Owen County contracted with June W. Gayle to re-dry and pack 4,000.000 Jos of the tobacco pooled to the association. Mr. Gagle receives $1 per hundred for the tobacco delivered in summer order and $1 40 for the tobacco delivered in winter order. They also contracted with him to erect three association warehouses, one at Owenton, one at New Liberty and one at East Eagle, to cost from $8,000 to $10,000 each.

His entire contract will gregate from $60,000 to $70.000, and he bereceiving the pooled tobacco at once. Of the 1906 crop, estimated at 9,000.000 pounds, 80 per cent has been pooled to the association. of the crop to be grown in 1907 more than 90 per cent has been pooled. Messrs. Gayle Minor pooled 300 acres, the largest amount pooled by one firm in this part of the district.

The local banks of Owen County have agreed to finance the Tobacco Association of this county: to the amount of $100,000. IN ENGLEWOOD William Wallace Backman, Formerly of This City, Passed Away. Word was received here yesterday of the death on Thursday of William Wallace Backman at his home, in Englewood, suburb of Chicago, Ill. He had been living in Englewood for the past 15 years, during time he was engaged in the tron business. Prior to that he was associated with Cobb.

Armel In the pork business in this city. He was a son of the late J. J. Backman, of Aurora, who was a member of the liquor firm of T. and J.

W. Gaff Co. The deceased was married to Miss Mary Shotwell, of this city, and she and four daughters survive him. He was also a brother Miss V. L.

Backman, who has apartments in the Courtland Flats. The funeral will take place at 2 o'clock to-morrow afternoon from his late home. PNEUMONIA Threatens To End the Lives of Anthony Comstock, His Wife and Her Sister. SPECIAL DISPATCH TO THE ENQUIRDA New York, February Comstock is seriously ill in his bome at Summit, N. with an attack of grip that may develop into pneumonia.

His condition is aggravated by the fact that his wife is close to death with the same disease, while in an adjoining room Mrs. Comstock's sister, Miss Hamilton, 1s also suffering from pneumonia in a serious form. A servant in the family's employ has just passed a crisis. Three nurses are in the house and Dr. John Burling, a lifelong friend of the family, is in constant attendance.

Mr. Comstock contracted a severe cold during a recent snowstorm, insisting on coming to New York to attend to his business against the wishes of his friends. Worry over the Illness of Mrs. Comstock. which developed rapidly into pneumonia soon after she caught cold, and debility due to overwork, had the effect of weakening Mr.

Comstock and his condition is regarded as serious. He will reach his sixty-third birthday early next month and great care is being taken to prevent a relapse that seems likely if his wife's condition does not Improve. She was very low to-night and 1t is belleved the crisis was at hand. Mr. Comstock's condition, then, will depend greatly upon the outcome of this.

ON THE HEAD Cornelius Was Hit With a Pool Ball in a Covington Saloon and Probably Fatally Injured. Walter Cornelius, aged 20, employed as porter and at times as a bartender in Cash McNay's saloon, on Pike street, Covington, was struck on the head with A pool ball and probably fatally injured last night. According to the story told to the police by witnesses, Cornelius was playing a game of pool in the saloon with a young man named Claude Oder. There was some dispute over the game, and Oder, it is alleged, stepped behind Cornelius and hit him on the back of the head with a pool ball. Cornelius dropped to the floor unconscious, and Oder made his escape.

Cornelius was taken to St. Elizabeth's Hospital, and it was stated early this morning that he was dying. The police are looking for Oder. Cornelius resides on Russell avenue, Covington. MAIL CARS Wanted By Postmaster Monfort, Who Will Meet President Schoepf.

Postmaster Monfort is making another effort to have street cars for the conveyance of mall to and from the depots and the general postoffice and the stations again placed in commission. He was in conference yesterday with Assistant Superintendent of Mails Hickman, of Washington, D. who came here for the purpose of looking into the request of Captain Monfort. The latter wants at least two cars measuring 20 feet inside, properly fitted up, to be used in the collection and distribution of mail matter in the city. Cars of this character were in use for several years up to July, 1904, when the Postoffice Department abolished them because the, traction company demanded an increase in the cost of transportation.

The amount demanded by President K. Schoepf, of the traction company, was considered excessive and unjust and the system was abolished. Postmaster Monfort, Assistant Superintendent Hickman, Superintendent of Mails S. G. Sullivan, Superintendent of Free Delivery Clyde B.

McGrew, Superintendent of the Money Order Division W. Baker and Superintendent of the Registry Division George Reiter held a conference yesterday morning and afternoon to map out a proposition to be made to President Schoepf, with whom a conference will be held this morning. FIRES. Loss $30,000. SPECIAL DISPATCH TO THE ENQCIRER.

Glasgow, February 15. -Fire de stroyed the retail department of the Terry Hughes Coomer Company here this morning. and the wholesale section was greatly damaged by water. The loss is estimated at $30,000. Sawmill Destroyed.

incendiary Evansville, origin destroyed February the fire of sawmill John A. Reitz Sons. The loss is $30,000.1 Lumber Plant Burns. Eau Claire, February Eau Claire Box and Lumber Company's plant burned to-day, Loss 850,000. Flourmill Lost.

Bloomer, February 15. -The fourmill and elevator here burned last night. Loss $60.000. BY POPULAR VOTE Wyandot Farmers Want the Salaries of Public Officials Fixed. SPECIAL DISPATCH TO THE ENQUIRER.

Upper Sandusky, Ohio, February 15. denounce the action of Congress last month in nearly doubling the salaries of Senators, Representatives and Cabinet members, and we recommend. that the salaries of all officials be governed by the voice of the people at This is a paragraph of resolution adopted by Wyandot County farmers today. A state law was demanded compelling telephone companies to give connected sevvice. Free distribution of seeds was 80 denounced, and election of Senators by the people was demanded.

WORK Was Done in Ohio Valley, But the Great Lakes Get Bulk of or Appropriations. Strong Sentiment Is Expressed By Friends of the Ohio, Who Have Not Abandoned Hope For More Dams--Meeting at Business Clab. There was no mincing of words at the membership meeting the Business Men's Club last night over the disappointment which la felt because of the 1 small approallotted the Ohio River in the priation pending rivers and harbors appropriation bill. The topic of the evening was the improvement were of the present. Ohio, John and a number Vance, of speakers Columbus, President of the Ohio Valley Improvement Association, was the first one called upon.

He told of the steady work and unceasing efforts which are being made by the association to impress upon Congress the urgency of the improvement of the Ohio River. He said that in a talk with his office, over the phone, just before the meetlug, he found that there were several letters awaiting him. These contained the Information that the Senate committee has added Lock No. 7, which is near Pittsburg. to the bill, also Lock No.

19, making three locks in all, if the amendments are concurred in. Albert Bettinger, former President of the association, and who has been one of the advocates of the improvement of stoutest the river, followed in a stirring recital of the needs of the river and its bracing and developing effect upon commerce and the of the Ohio basin. Ho referred prosperity to the stingy appropriation in the present out of an $83.000,000 appropriation bill, and said: "We were told by Mr. Burton that we could' awaken a pub11c demand for waterways which would force Congress to cease its niggardly policy of making such small appropriations, that the Rivers and Harbors Committee would change its policy, and Instead of appropriating small dabs for improvements in would appropriate the whole spots, scheme. OHIO GETS SMALL END "We.

did this, and what did we get? got less than ever before! And of Why, we all the sentiment which was worked up in this country the Ohio Valley did the most Great Lakes the least. Yet, the and the pending bill, the Great Lakes get everywho made the sentiment and thing, and we, backed up the committees, get practically nothing." The guest of the evening was Rev. John McCarthy, of Huntington, W. who is an enthusiastic advocate of river improvement. He said in part: "In 20 years, 1880-1900, Cincinnati's population grew from 255.000 to 826,000, 22 per cent.

Cleveland's population in the same years from 160,000 to 881,000, or 138 per cent. grew This disparity of growth is in spite of that stroke of civic genius, the building of the Cincinnati Southern Railroad. The explanation of this is that Cincinnati has land routes, and this includes the: Ohio River, five months of the year; if there is any cloud on Its title as a land route it is that it impassable and no route at all. In ita present condition the Ohio is a hindrance to commerce, for the cost of bridges and ferriage is A great. embargo upon the commerce of the valley.

Cleveland, on the other hand, is on a water route. She 1a in the path of the water borne commerce between Pittsburg and the iron ranges of the North. Cincinnati does not wish Cleveland smaller; she wants Cleveland to have here, 11 It makes Cleveland a Chicago, and for Cincinnati, we want ours. "Europe, outside of Russia, has an area of 1,750,000 square miles. The United States on this continent, excluding Alaska, has 3,000,000, nearly twice the area of all Europe, except Russia.

Since 1848, according to Congressman Davidson, of Wisconsin, and of the Rivers and Harbors Committee of the Lower House at Washington. Austria has spent $150,000,000 for deepwater projects. Belgium, France, Germany not less than France. The Manchester- cost the Suez Canal, the Kiel Canal, the Clyde River, the Port of Hamburg. 000; Liverpool, Antwerp, Newcastle, $27,000,000, and sellles, $24.000,000, and America, to get what her European competitors have, will have to cover every dollar of Europe's expenditure with a dollar and 8 haif.

RESULTS ACCOMPLISHED. good is this expenditure doing? We are accustomed to measure the pace of a country's progress by population and growth of commerce and cities. Germany: Population 1871 41,000.000, 1900 Import and export trade 1805 $1,800,000,000, 1905 of cities of over 200.000 Germany had in 1871 3, In 1900 15; from 200,000 to 100,000 in 1871 5, in 1800 20; from 150,000 to 50,000 she had in 1900 41; of cities from 50,000 to 20,000 she had in 1900 48; of cities between 30,000 and 20,000 she had in 1900 One of the pleasant features of the evenIng was the initial appearance of the new Glee Club, which has been organized from among the club membership. The various songs were enthusiastically encored. The members of the club are P.

Bliss, leader: Otto P. Geler, R. Kennedy, F. B. Cummings, Wm.

A Lemmon, Fred A. Geler, Harry G. Plodgstedt, 6. P. Ellis, George Newstedt, Horace Gray, Lindol R.

Meyer, Paul Hesser, E. Kuapper, Walter F. Murray, Theodorie W. Mitchell and Charles W. Tomlinson.

KENTUCKY. KENTUCKY. Richmond, February Taylor, a farmer, was to-day sent to the asylum at Lexington. Several weeks ago he was arrested for attempting to kill his little year-old baby. While in jail awaiting trial he became lasane.

Steve Broaddus and Woodford Agee. farmers, from Paint Lick, tried to-day on the charge of malicious cutting of E. H. Vincent, of Nicholasville, were cleared. Versailles, February 15.

Chief of Police Edward Bunton has been asked to resign. A meeting of the Council was called, and the Chief asked for time to prove that he could resist the use of whisky, but by vote of 4 to 2 it was agreed that he should resign March 1. Paducah, February Chambers, insane, sent his wife for a doctor. Then, in the presence of his infant son, he killed himself with a razor. Louisville, February jury in the Coroner's investigation of the death of Ferdinand Boss, of Jeffersontown, whose wife threw gasoline upon his head and 1g- nited it, killing him, returned noncommittal verdict to-day.

The testimony of the witnesses and neighbors was to the effect that the aged couple had quarreled conatantly, WEST VIRGINIA. Elkins, W. February W11- son and Ray Smith, electricians, last night were seriously injured by the giving away of a scaffolding. precipitating them to a hard floor, 35 feet. Parkersburg.

W. February 15-Wiliam, the twelve-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Bumgardner, was run down and almost instantly killed by team of mules this afternoon, To-night fire broke out in the store of the Wolfe China Company, on Market street, and damage to the 000 amount of was done. ROBBED IN COURT.

While Herman Neukirk Squire Lamping'a Court in was the case testifying brought in by the Geschellschaft Cincinnati Schuetzen und Schelben new against Henry Schulte his was forced mysteriously return disappeared and he hat shooting society was home given bareheaded. verdict The for $120, the value of guns are held by Schulte, and former targets custodian, which and which he retunes to dive up. WANTED, Wanted, a ness man- a competent and hustling bibsiness bootel Ohio, who can! it salesman in most 82,5000 fectly safe extraordinary business and pa manufacturing compasy. of Dara creasing, opera; ez, business and will bear clove investigation; same is and investment secured. The right rain, in ode Te can readily earn sides his dividends commercial references Hide gore Opportunity to help booed gitimate industry and the rewards awaits the energetic man Address MANUFACTURE Box 44, Dayton, Otis A or "Business Booster.

POLE Appointed By Pope Prius To Place in the Roman Catholic Hierarchy of America For several have been Rome sentative America. to plend the throughout Archbishop Vatican to ported the prospe ishes in the It was adjutged Bishop with other diocese A way, howe the difficulty, all parties Metropolitan in Galatia, the kittion ber and portant St. Standalaus over 40.000 in the world Plus Weber to the Bishop and American hterare ticular see, soever, but assisting the ing. confirmine. He will make Cincinnati or have an Archbisho country 10 them their to tongue, and advice.

hampion While there are only one Polish laus, on Liberty lished. Archbisho deavoring 10 but Poland to learn nothing definite own lack of priest almost Impossible Archbishop appointment will entail any with the Archbishop though and year. 1s still former student brilliant record. WILL PREACH IN ROME rewarded 3 Rev. Thomas Jesuit of the entire most learned been choseti Pope Pal Province, has the English Letten veronal preach Rome thin Father Hugs known to the local Jesuit colony.

THREE NEGROES ESCAPED SPECIAL, DISPATCH TO THE ENQUIRER. Owensboro, KY. February Berry, Ben Dean and Guy Wright negroes from the Davies desperate Jail, made their escape and removing window ing charged with murder and was the othera with SLEEP BROKEN BI ITCHING ECZEMA Covered for 1 Skin of Whole Body' Itching Kept. S.a Year -Awful ferer Awake- Half the -NightTried All Kinds of Remedies De They Had No Effect. CUTICURA REMEDIES A PERFECT SUCCESS that 1 wish to let you know "I used one set of one cake of Curioura Cuticura, but 1 Resolvent Pill in dollar and have twenty-five what they call 1 had an itching had all over, when I would awake had the for would keep me and the more I tried ail scratch.

kinda would it would itch. I edies, but could get Do the of mine which did. and toid me tried for I Remedies glad cured. I If any them, of my friends the same be troubled the will cheerfully recommend Remedies, arid if I know shall wants be to glad to tell then. know bow I cured 207 Rober Carp.

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