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Daily Kennebec Journal (Newspaper) - May 20, 1908, Kennebec, Maine v times Oman cannot 1 don't have foman would r efforts would success our always p satisfaction i that is light i d satisfying for ikes muffins etc J POLIS IND DISTRIBUTORS VOL XXXIX A cooking is an nowadays and just as i- x-r room in the oking i ascription there kj the sanest and most t ve to use No no leaky rt the most for 1 The heat is directly under Reduces fuel he flame is s Jes from drafts by leiver 1 sizes If write us for We also make and the Florence I A V sit d WEDNESDAY MAY PAGES v I It If ac: s i Work Has Been Confined to J Living Subjects Ohio May In the oratory at the State hospital Dr D- O'Brien today reiterated a statement made by him American convention at Cincinnati that he had discovered the germ of sis and that the disease is curable He summed the result of his ments in these two That paresis undoubtedly s a germ disease and that the germ has been ered that while in the experimental stage tests have been made to that paresis is curable and that he lias cases to point to as results Dr docs not believe it would be to make public the names of the whom lie claims the has cured but he gives the as a newspaper man ot Washington B C who was treated for and again is at work a cured man a civil engineer of in Nashville who is and at work besides a number of people in Ohio who were brought to the hospital with severe forms ut tlm disease and cured Others who are now the hospital still under nrc showing marked toward Dr tins at hand in addition to and hospital in regard th of which show thei hysterical form of attack when brought to the State hospital ami he discharged frimi hospital as cured I said Dr that it is a statement to make that germ of paresis has been People may doubt it Many people 1 when the germ theory of and tuberculosis We feel warranted from thei number Of caws treated and from the satisfactory results of the experiments made in stating without qualification that resis is A germ disease We also feel that from the work we have found the We cured pi- are helping many nbw and ex- to g forward with the work Pr O'Brien has confined his work to living objects no pathological has been done on mortem Ho now germs in tures Since Dr riead his per at Cincinnati he received many from doctors purging him to receive patients for treatment for paresis j Acting on the theory the was similar to that of sis or that a might be found which would yield to scram treatment Dr O'Brien began his ex- by taking from the spinal columns of patients With this he treated dogs and rats with results which proved to him that the ed well developed forms iof paresis In turn he used the on man patients Dr O'Brien was graduated from the Jefferson Medical College delphia in Ho has passed four anl a half years at State hospital in hospital and laboratory House Passes Appropriation BUI For Toklo Exposition John A Martinson a prominent granite manufacturer and citizen of Vt was killed there Tuesday by the fall of a dorrick Mr Mart Was the head of the John Mart ft Co He was a member of the Lodge of Od Fellows k and two children survive CE 6 THE JEWELER LIGHT A GROWING FAVORITE ALL DEALERS SONS New York May family estrangement which had driven one the members to insanity culminated today in the murder of George E ry a millionaire drug exporter by his son George E Sterry Jr and tbe suicide of the latter The elder Sterry was down in the office of Weaver Sterry Ltd where he had been closeted for a few moments with the murderer The son immediately after- ward shot himself and both men Were dead when others of the firm hurried into the The determination of tie father to j remarry led to the edy A letter left by the son made plain that li s acts were deliberate The senior was 72 years old and in addition to his drus interests was president of the Mills PO a director in the Spring Coal Mining Co He was socially prominent and active in religious affairs was an elder in the Fourth Avenue church a member of the board of managers of the American Bible Society and also of the can Tract Society and a director of Pr Theological Seminary 12 was 40 years oil and with his wife a well-known society woman at Manhattan Square Hotel His wife had known of the unpleasantness in the Sterry ily but had received no intimation her mind had become un- balanced us n consequence Others family were equally astonished and horrified The murdered man was president of the firm of Weaver Sterry the derer was its secretary while William Sterry a second son is thc treasurer John W and W eo sons of the elder art tors iir wife died four years ago and last January he announced his in- tention of marrying Miss Rachael Blaikie a nubile school teacher of East Orange N J Miss who Is 32 years old was a friend of the late Mrs Sterry The sons disapproved of the proposed alliance j but were able influence their father against it Today Georgi Went to his office as usual and through those of his brothers addressed them casually and then his father's private room Perhaps five minutes liter the re- ports of a revolver twice attracted others to the private office The body of the elder sat right in the chair before his desk trickling down led from tlie bullet wound in the right temple Stretched out upon a chair nearby his father's desk wat the lifeless form of the son He had been killed by a let over the right ear His right hand clasped a revolver Tlie story of the tragedy is told in two papers one found in the coat pocket of the murdered man and the other in thc pocket of his son The was an advance notice wli ch evidently had been prepared for inserting in the newspapers It read as at glewood Nl J June 3 At the res denco of Mr and Mrs Cameron Rev of East Orange Blaikie and George Edward The other paper took the form of an open letter ran Manhattan Square Hotel i May 19 1908 i i To whom it may The coroner first I presume I took a solemn oath myself my their would never disgrace the memory of biy sainted mother There is not a of selfishness in me If mv father engaged himself to a lady of mature age I would most certainly bid him luck and trust he would livie I certainly always desired u long and happy life for my old a term which frequently used to him It is now 11 o'clock May 19 Now no one is in my confidence and my brothers may draw a conclusion or may form an opinion There Is point strikes me as While on the Seventh carf I a glance on those around me jas thw on rue The I desire to Is this many would have started from me they the captions my double crime would is a and to this I would willingly give to B Blaikie to hear the beau- and touching prayer fof vation of my soul she will offer up Of course I am under a violent strain and many of my sentences may not be grammatical anil many sentences may be crude It me that God has told me to do what I propose doing I have prayed to God no less 20 times a day to me some way but of this trouble and I believe he has shown the proper way to save my family from disgrace E STERRY Jr Another point I desire to mention Two seconds my father I will follow as the poor old man needs a guide and a Should wo run across some of the bunch from East Orange a side street Miss who makes her home with the of Charles if Clark a Yorker in Ehe fashionable tion of East has a wide of friends in New York and the Granges She is a daughter of the late Prof William Blaikie who was for many years a member of the New legal and for a long time Mrs Hetty Green Prof Blaikie was a native of burg Pa where the family was well known socially for many years Sub- sequently the removed to this city Washington May The taking evidence was not concluded today by the wood pulp and print paper committed of the House tadT an deat of was y i e- 5 11 1 j i If i About Fall River May irt wages which win go into effect in the print cloth mills of this city I day next will probably amount New York May was led to tell of the per sent the heaviest cut ment officials at Washington are under she signed in at one here if the to have to obtain 1903 in this city a release of Senator months sliding scale agreement to session of loye letters sale to have Platt from any claims she j may in operation by beeh written jiy had him She testified that The executive committee of the Thomas C Platt to Mae C Wood This she received from A H HUmmel the Manufacturers Association and the is contained in a signed sum of upon signing the secretaries of the various unions held committee statement introduced as evidence ment but denied that she aware a today to committee c Ing hearing ln Miss ot n iU contents The thP amount of the average margin thn Kt for divorce against the senator nation ended early in the afternoon Ween the coat of cotton and the The was followed by a motion on the of regular print cloths that tlle court had denied a mo defendant's counsel months upon which rto haT counsel for Senator Platt to miss the complaint This was denied rate ot wages during coming half Friday and before heM had any promise of he his connection rwith the Parks ManHa and Fibre pool and acknowledged dismiss the complaint purports to be the Martin Miller and Miss Wood statement purporting to have been what by the court Attorney LeBarbier of J for Miss Wood then introduced the responsibility in that which is a fact He said boen advised by eminent counsel that the pool was legal be based sides refuged to make a statement tonight but so far as can be learned the average she did not see the signed by Miller and was examining has below 80 which j OUT ow ii 1C uy aUU w n hJ she was assured by Mr Miss Wood regarding it when court would mean under the sliding scale e nao n flit in inf 17 OJ of 17 M per system a cut in wages cent The Textile Council at ia meeting Washington May wood pulp asked by high government officials in her testimony today In her suit night will consider the arrange to sign the new Miller that it was genuine The adjourned for the day ment was prepared her request ssc testified It declares that Miller was Now York May C Wood ana print paper investigating Washington and New York to get for absolute from United States tee of the House was furnished a mass of Senator Platt's love letters Senator Thomas C Plutt to whom she agreement is for nelth- of statistical by the that the papers when obtained were alleges she was married In thia city in cr side having given a necessary six census bureau On May 6 letters were to De to Senator Platt but 1901 Senator Platt through his counsel that a discontinuation sent by the committee to 6932 were to be turned over to Mr Loeb contends that no such marriage took is desired cations having a circulation of or in and that when the place and asserts marriage more Up to last Saturday night 1191 Dlan to Possession of the original which Miss Wood produced in answers had been received and these PaPers failed a scandal was begun in court and cosies of several letters The reduction will affect about operatives Business has been dull in the cloth were turned over to the census bureau the newspapers to force Miss Wood to to have been written by the sanator market December most of the for compilation Of that number 887 comc to terms Wynne to Miss Wood are forgeries The case is mWs running on half or two-thirds were sufficiently complete to enable Postmaster general started the made sensational by the fact that time The rate ot wages paid the bureau to tabulate the inforrna- rolling by getting a New York tor Plait's marriage to Janeway ever has been the highest in 40 years tion so defective they could newspaper to print the article as it Of Washington occurred subsequently to the manufacturers under the not be used in tiie table or contained says the statement the alleged marriage to Miss Wood Un- agreement not cutting wages In March no information except the answer to which usual interest is also given to the case the inquiry as to whether the tariff was gotten into thc conspiracy by by Miss Wood's allegation that the April when thc other Northern mills did The trade situation on wood pulp should or should not be powerful officials who I dared not to ehe claims to have received from somewhat improved this month and it removed NEARLY CHEATED LAW Jennie Blunt Inhales Gas In Attempt to Escape Sentence May Blunt the young woman who Monday waa sentenced to four ears in the by Judge Dyke In Brooklyn for shooting Charles M a- very near cheating the law Monday was found scious in her in the Raymond street Jail from inhaling illuminating gas Her Ufe was saved by the prompt action of a who was riedly i When Jennie Blunt was sentenced Monday after a Scathing ment she declared that she would kill herself rather than serve the long sentence which had been imposed upon her Little heed was eiven to thc threat but early Tuesday tron passed the cell to which the prisoner been assigned she de- the odor of gas and began an investigation When she entered the cell the prisoner was lying on her cot unconscious k tuba from a saa jnt clenched between her teeth A succeeded in reviving her and she was again confined to re- moval from the jail i Miss Blunt shot Sanford in a lyn office building last February Mies Blunt was convicted and in Im- posing sentence Judge Dyke her as the worst type blackmailer fa ling in her at- tempt to extort money would have pursued her to his death WANTED -O WED NIECE IK thought more machinery will be in operation next week It is not known here whether out- side mills will meet the heavy wage Miss cut They reduced wages Rubber Mills on Full Woonsocket R T May was made today that the Alice mill of the Rubber o will resume operations on full time displease from a newspaper or political the senator were secured fraudulently Taking New York as an example the standpoint r consulted Mr Howe from her j show that on Jan 1 106 papers Senator Platt's secretary frequently John B counsel for the reported the average price was anri acted at all times under the di- senator hasj brought out in testimony per hundred On Jan 1 1906 89 reported of and Platt apparent discrepancies between Mist the average as On Jan 1 1900 56 Former Postmaster Robert Wood's statement she was married 10 rer ln tne spring and it papers reported it to be Jan 1 1887 is the present American con- to the senator in 1901 and certain other ls that improves 39 nn Jan 1 sul general in London allegations which she is alleged to have they may not find it 32 papers reported and on Jan T Martin Miller a former made in 1303 and 1905 to the effect that sary to order a further reduction 1 26 papers reported per man recently was American con- Platt had broken his promise to the removal of the tariff sul at France marry her Miss Wood questioned the papers said it should be removed 12 Did Miller ever say anything to authenticity of the affidavits she was thought it should not be 11 did not an- you about the asked the ex- to have made in 1903 and 1906 swer and 24 were animation attorney of Miss Wood who Mr continued Pinchot chief of the forestry had been oy the witness her animation cf Miss Wood today service told the committee that at the own behalf since early yesterday ing ner about a release which she gave next Tuesday after a shut down of present rate of cutting the spruce supply she replied he said that if to Abraham H the former two months The mill employs 1500 would be exhausted In New Hampshire in he got the letters the yer in 1903 in which she agreed to Operatives The company's rubber 25 years in Vermont in 11 years New never get cept in settlement of her claims mln at started up last York in 9 years and What was he going to do with Senator Platt Miss Wood de- giving employment to about 1000 Maine years There were other yesterday that this release was available for paper making and Hold them over head I be- under duress but she said she T- he gave the committee a Hat of them she answered some of the money on I ime He thought that spruce lands could be The statement purporting to Wood had signed the release and de- Amesbury Mass May cut over again In 30 years but this has been signed by Miller bears date clared in an accompanying affidavit that have been ln mills of the been done within 15 J T Gary of of Oct 15 1903 Jt sne gave the alleged Platt letters to Hamilton Woolen Co announcing that Watertown N president of the In- I was asked by high government Hummel her attorney she denied has been running on Association of Pulp Sulphite officials in Washington and New York jay she retained Hummel as her at- a four days a week schedule for and Paper Mill Workers re- to get possession of Senator Platt's torney and declared that she could have al resume on full time this gard to the rate of wages paid in love letters to Mae C- Wood In obtained for the letters Miss The mills manufacture cotton can and Canadian mills saying the un- der to do this I to pretend I Wood said today that she was paid print and employ 700 hands skilled labor wage scale in America was would get out a which she for the letters She did not know where higher than in though the gave me the manuscript Oct 8 1903 the money came from she said scale for skilled labor It was agreed by all parties Interest In tne cross-examination the A the same as In the United States ed that I was to get her to New York attorney frequently produced Numerous for St He believed that if the tariff re- and get the papers out of her room paper clippings purporting to recount In- moved it would have an injurious Mr Loeb called up Platt in New with Miss Wood regarding her James F Fitzgerald a York and told him Miss Wood was relations with the senator In many in- Bald that the organized paper pulp suing him for breach of promise Mr stances she acknowledged having workers were opposed to the Platt said he a to the the statements attributed to her but in the duty on wood pulp and paper M-J the THE KNIGHTS TEMPLAR Numerous John's Day H Portland Me May of Knights Templar will visit Portland Wednesday June 24 St John's day scheme I failed to get possession of others she declared that she had not been Tne passenger department of the I Brown treasurer of the any of the original documents or correctly quoted In one the Maine Railroad has just Paper Co Berlin N H ters We then began the scandal in nay Miss Wood if she had K e na fled that his company had made contracts the newspapers to force her to come in that afraid Platt would defeat her Nebraska New York Doctor Tries Fiance Awaits Him New York May his was waiting him to take her to Providence Ri I where they had planned to married today Dr Jacob 1 Haas a young physician cut his throat and 1 la wrists in an effort to end his life Ee was taken to a pital where he has but slight chance for recovery had written a note in which he said ho was without means and In poor health and that death was trie only solution of the problem which him Tho girl to whom Haas is engaged to be married is Fannie Daughter of a Seventh and a niece of the young doctor It was because the laws of this state prohibit the marriage of in uncle and niece that ne couple had planned to the ceremony performed hi Providence this yeaH for per hundred pounds to terms and in two instances tor less amounts w postmaster suit by marrying her laughed and His company was in m OP started the ball by replied that she had made no auch combination nor did it have any under- a New York to print ment to the reporter standing with anyone else as to the aa it appeared TOy did the reporter write It amount of the output at the for r established my headquarters In she was asked per or pulp He said the In- Jhe disseminating Because it Iwas good newspaper stuff information asi I could get from and people want she arrangements for the movement movement th's ast body of men h r ne T Sunday June 21 the 5 r wat Continued on Pago Twelve diner will come to the Kennebec ing the day at Long come to Portland on the RAIN Washington May for thc office of the fulst assistant And advertised master general Senator T C Platt It advertised ehe replied with was fully informed all matters a smile I was Instructed to co-operate with In a letter written by Miss Wood to but original papers were not A H Hummel wHich was produced by to be given to Platt but to Mr Loeb the attorney ehe wrote that Martin ton Commandery of Lewiston will go at Washington ler had demanded that she buy him a to Rumford Falls and on the 24th or I was gotten into the conspiracy diamond ring says tte letter tnp next day will as guests ot by powerful Officials whom I dare not after the you remember I him Commandery of Rumford Falls New Rain New England Ram and to from a newspaper or In your office Weil I gave hitri the WOO l consulted Mr ahd told him for God's sake to keep make a to the Rangeley Lakes p Thursday fresh to brisk southeast Howe Senator secretary away from my hotel and acted at time under Miss Wood testified yesterday that J M the French the direction of Loeb and Platt Martin Milter now United States consul announces that the budget of signed J MARTIN MILLER at France had forced her to shows an estimated deficit of her testimony given earlier in the give up some of the she had re- the revenue being tfS ton and Partly cloudy day Wood then under from and the at cloudy probably occasional showers Wednesday afternoon or night and SPARKS FROM MAINE WIRES winds Boston Forecast Boston May Forecast for Thursday light to winds fresh WA CIGAR Jor tbe Months PROF LEE VERY ILL Operated On At Hii Condition Is Serious Portland He Leslie A professor of botany geology and kindred sciences In doin College and chairman of the State Topographical Survey sion since 1899 was morning operated on at the General pital by his John P Thompson considered to be in a very serious condition sor Lee has teen at for 31 years s especially noted through his research expeditions in Labrador and South America A NATIVE OF MAINEl annual meeting of the Maine Cunard Say Heart Caused Death Gen C A i 19 The officials of Cunard Steamship Co state that the death of Brigadier General Charles A Tt S A retired which occurred in board the steamship on ay last fluting tne voyage fjom was due to heart failure of the passengers here assert that was while taking a bati and that accidentally on the hot water This confirmation Gen at native Maine branch of the Woman's Auxiliary to The Government is the largest In- the Board ot Missions was held at St dividual purchaser of electric lamps in cathedra at Portland Tuesday country It buys annually jn connection the annual convention of the Episcopal in Maine which will be held Wednesday and Thursday An address was given of Benjamin G Ward of Portland by Rev Philip M Mass A GATS Our total Cain in sales for the past two vean far exceeds any To know tnat you can make a saving on your uniforms by buying of us call and see the sample at our Augusta Store The Operating expenses of bia College tor the present year are I The collection of anthropoid apes in the Gardens London la the finest eVerl brought together i is t u r ft Maine corporation said to have in- vestments throughout tbe country as the results of a in hied by Charles B former ident of the corporation and other of The of the concern are in Philadelphia It is alleged in the hill that tbe urer John C Carroll has mismanaged the company and that it is insolvent unless certain assets are immediately made accessible appreciation by the public of what we namely Quality Our cigars are liable and are manufactured in the largest and best equipped I- NEWSPAPER
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