Washington Post, July 19, 1906

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Washington Post, The (Newspaper) - July 19, 1906, Washington, District Of Columbia "The Deluge" holds your attention. Read it in The Post. to-day and to- morrow; light variable winds. NO. WASHINGTON: THURSDAY. JULY 19, 1906.-FOURTEEN PAGES. THREE CENTS. HOT GURU'S DEMI ft Wife of Former Viceroy Passes Away in London. HAD BEEN ILL TWO YEARS Grew Worse Yesterday and Heart Failure Hastened End. Universal Sympathy Expressed m Brit- ish Capital When Her Death Became Mary Leiter She Was a Belle in Washington Society Before Her Marriage to Lord Arrangements Not Completed. Special Dispatch to The VVaahlngton Post London Julv and social circles here weie shocked to dav by the announcement of the death of Lady f urzon of Kedliston wife of Lord Cur- zcn foimei viceroy of India. The end came at 40 tliis afternoon The final cause of her death was heart failure She had been ill for some time from a i of diseases the sequel of her serious Illness two years ago S.ir Thomas Barlow physician to his majesty s honselTbld and Sir "William Broadbent in ordinary to the King and the Prince of Wales were In. attendance upon her No definite ar- rangements have been made for the funeral Lord Curzon has been greatly upset bv his loss stream of carriages called at the Curzon residence to-dav their occu pants Imjulrmg after Lady Curzon of whose death they had not heard Universal Sympathy V, hen the news of her death became knonn in the "West End and in the House of Commons universal sympathy was- expressed -It was not until this afternoon that her condition gave cause for anxlet> At about noort she grew worse and the two specialists mentioned, were called in Thej remained in attendance until she died The funeral the date of which has not vet been fixed will place at Kedlo- ston Ladv Curzon was Miss Alar> Leiter daughter of the. late Z LMter of hicago and Washington Eulogized by Press The death of Lady Curzon excites gen- e-al and sincere regret for the loss of an admirable and accomplished woman and svmpathy for Lord Curzon in his de piivation of a clover and devoted wife The interest which the mairlage aroused in Great Britain rapidh developed Into enthusiastc admiration for the adapta- bllitv Latij Curson showed in her new postlion in British society especially the manner ni which she fulfilled the exact- ing and delicate demands of her station as -wife of the Viceroy of India The editorial comment which will ap- pear in to morrow morning 3 papers nngh seem fulsome if it were not known tc rtflect opinions which have been oiten (xpressed less publiclv 1 he Mornin: I ost which is essentialb the newspaper i f English high society expresses 'most sincere sorrow for the loss of a woman who alike by her character, beautj, and talents captivated in a few vears Kngland America, and India With quiet and the clear sighted constancy vv hich is characteristic of American judg- ment and ambition she dev oted herself to hei husband a career and the brilliant succcess of his wife was not the least icmarXable feature of Loid Curzon s his toric vice rojalti The Standard saj s Lady Curzon s _death leaves a blank, which this country has good, reason to deplore She not only maintained the stately traditions of vice regal court, but gave them speu il attraction by her own graciousness 1 the devoted pride which she took in up- holding the dignity and effectiveness bar husband s exalted office The Dailj Mail sajs The most bril llant among the large group of brilliant American women who have come to live among us Lad> Curaon combined all the Intellectual force and vigor of the New World with the charm, grace and tact of the Old Much of the wonderful success of Lord Curzon s rule in India was due tc lus s quiet but strong aid Joseph Leiter Overcome. Chicago, July Leiter the member of the Leiter family in Chicago notified of the deathiof his sister Lady Curzon, early this Sftjsrnoon He locked himself in his private at 4e Van Buren street and refused to see even the friends who called to express then sympathv 7 He has received cablegrams from his mother every few days, but none declared that Ladv Curzon s condi tton nas serious It is supposed lie will start at once fo ngland Earlv in the das Mr Leiter got the dispatch telling him to expect at anj time to hear of Ladv Curzon s death The message explained that she was slonlj Blnklns and could not live Came Herd in '90'g Mr I was a business partner of Field and accumulating a large fortune came to Washington from Chicago in the earlj 9Cfs to make his home here He lived first ip the big brick house at Twentieth street and Mas sachusetts avenue built bv James 6 Blaine and now owned bv George West mghouse of Pittsburg Here thev enter talned lav ishlj A few v ears after mov OO aud Vurtlnitbnrc 85 Berkeley no f'nni- berlnnd nnd Hrtnrn, July 22 Leave Baltimo-e and Ohio stition S i a m Returning Cumborllnd b Berkeley Spri iK3 Martmsburg 8 anil Harpers Tirrv S 40 p m same Splendid ooportunitj for daj in cuuntn ing to Washington Mr Leiter built his Imposing mansion on Dupont circle with- in a stones throw of the Blaine house and It was there that the Leiters were living when Lady Curzon was married I beautiful Mary Leiter as she j was called b5 common consent was taken up by Washington society from the mo- ment she was presented Her debut was a notable social affair Educated m Washington Born In Chicago she was educated In this cits, where in her earlj girlhood the famllv took up a residence Private tutors took charge of the eldest daughter of the Leiter famil} and supplementing their effoits were prolonged periods of travel abroad where under the most auspicious env ironment her powers of ob- servatWn developed and her mental vision enlarged so thit as a young girl Mary Leiter had a poise and balance at- tractive to men of mature Intellect After her debut in 1890, she was the reigning belle of Washington a series of entertainments unique in the social his lory of the city distinguishing her coming out Later Miss Leiter went abroad, where her social successes were con tmued During a stay in England she met George N Curzon eldest son of the Rev Alfred Nathaniel Holden Curzon, fourth baron of Scarsdale Prior to their marriage Lord Curzon held the offices of assistant private secre tary to the Marquis of under secretary of state for India, and under secretary of state for foreign affairs In 1898 he was created first Baron Curzon of Kedleston and In 1899 was appointed vice roj and governor general of which post he resigned in August 1905 He was succeeded bs the Earl of Minto Five >ears after her presentation to societv 22 her marriage occured in St John's Chinch the wedding being an event almost without parallel in Its In terest Her Brilliant Wedding. Within the church were gathered the notables of this and other countries St John s in its simple setting of green and white forming an effective background for a scene of international Interest De parting only from the utmost simplicity In the appointment and service was the musical programme which, at the re quest of the bride herself the possessor of a highly cultivated voice was notable for the choral features .Bishop Talbot assisted bs the Rev Dr BTackay-Smlth, then rector of the parlsli officiated Clad J i iJuirmennjr white "atin crown ec1 with diamonds from which fell tps mistj folds of a long flowing veil of tuilo M iry I oitei made an deal Aoril bride The vcdling: gown was mails m the prin cess mode with T. sweeping" court train fall'ng f-om r pleat but ac- centuated Ihe graceful carnage of It" wfinr A drapciy of lace from her Irldal lobe softened the bodice while bordering veil was some e% quisite old! rose point worn by rer grand- mother on bridal cbiy Two diamond held the two of the veil as it fo ited back from the coil of sof i. dark hair vhjcb was one of the voins midi s greatest beauties while about her sli niter firoit a neckla e of dia- monds No fairer bride fvei took her- vvithm the wall of the quaint old church A great white bow marked the pew oc cupied by the youngest guest in the vast issembl ige of notables from all countries In this pew accompanied by her nurse and governess sit four year old Ruth Cleveland who presented herself at the special request of the bride "Mrs. Cleve- land as the nearest friend of Miss Leiter, s it next the family and she escorted by Lev! Z Leither the brides father was the first to follow Curzon from the church Applauded by Populace One of the prettiest features of the wed ding was the clapping of hands and the hearty and general cheer which went up from the populace as the bridal pair emerged from the church the bride blush Ing with pleasure and bowing to the right and left In recognition of tlie spontaneous tONTINljED ON THIRD PM3F Defense Charges Theft of the Mysterious Letter. WIFE'S SISTER ON STAND Helen Scott Denies Writing Mrs. Hartje Would Wed Coachman. Husband'3 Counsel Sprung Long-prom- ised Sensation in Attempt to Secure Admittance of Letters Which They Say Will Show Sister Knew of Wife's Alleged Relations with "Tom" Ma- Letter of Ho Value. Plttsburg- Pa, Jul} each suc- ceeding day of the Hartje divorce trial new sensations ar developed and to-dai was no exception to the course of events In this now famous legal battle Misses Ida and Helen Scott were stai witnesses to day for their sister Mrs Mary Scott Hartje Helen Scott s- direct examination closed when court adjourned this afternoon after counsel for the llbellant had Intro duced a number of letters, said to have been written by her, and which prove, according to the counsel for Mr Hartje that she had knowledge of the alleged relations between Mrs Hartje and "Tom" Madine Helen denied the authorship of all these new letters except two This was said to be the sensation which counsel for the prosecution have all along promised Clash of Attorneys. Attorney John Freeman, for Mrs Mary Scott Hartje, the respondent, openly chargr-d the side with stealing a paper from his office __ Counsel for Augustus Hartje the millionaire llbel- lant in the case, declared this charge false and Tttorney J Scott Ferguson said he could prove that the papers were not taken from Watson Freeman a office, but were picked up outside of that place, where they had been carelessly laid Attorneys Freeman and Ferguson be- came almost beside themselves when the charges of theft were made A scene of to great excitement has rarely, if evei, been witnessed In rtlcal courtroom Xhe result of the trouble was apparently a victory for Mrs Hartje, as attorney W. B Rodgers, for the llbellant, was com- pelled to re-turn to Mr Freeman, by the court a paper prepared fn Mr Fiee- man's office as well as another letter of Mr Freeman's which, he said, had been surreptitiously taken from his omce The Other "Tom" and "Mary" The other Mary' a servant girl, who knows Tom Madine, the co respondent, made her flrst appearajice on the stand to day She testified that It was she who telephoned ,to Madine while he was work- Ing at a livery stable, and who wrote to him some times as often as twice a week Thomas Scott, a relative of Mrs Hartje, testified he Was the Tom to whom Mrs Hartje telephoned so often The letter alleged to have been stolen from Mr Freeman s office, along withj other papers is said to have begun with My Dearest Edith and an announce- ment by Judge Frazer that any stolen pa- pers would have little influence on the court broke a tension of curiosity in the courtroom that had been whetted to a fine edee The passage of arms was started when Mr Ferguson asked Ida Scott, the young sister of Mrs Hartje while on the stand, to write the words "My Dearest Kdith Then Mr Freeman interposed a vigorous objection, coupled with the accusation of the theft of papers Judge Frazer Inter- rupted the interchange of thrusts by say- ing that a stolen letter had no place In the trial, and he would not consider It Mr Freeman demanded the letter, which was written on his office stationery, and he obtained it May Remain a Mystery. Just what is in the "EMlth" letter and what Ida Scott had to dd with It may re- main a mystery _Prlor to this episode Scott had'tes- tified that she wrote exhibit No 34 the only envelope produced In evidence with the forty famous letters: She said she wrote it at the request of Annie L.utz, a servant Miss Scott was them shown the letters figuring in thp casiOanct picked out a nnmlier of the missives as having been written on belonging eJther to herself or one of her sisters said the maid, Annie Lutz, hatt been given this kind of letter paper, -mid she wrote letters quite frequently The testimony sensation, -and the plaintiff's at- toinevs followed tilth a searching cross- examinatior to break its effect Miss Scott testiPed tnat Mrs -.Hartie had never written any letters to Ttim Madine Toward the ilose it the examination of Miss Helen Scott, Rodgers a surprise upon the attoinevs foi the defense by producing a number of stained and mutilated letters, the Varts of which had been pasted together letters vere upon the stationery of the Hotel Windsor and the TMorenice Villa and were addressed to "Dcai-est Mary Witness admitted that soveial of the new exhibits had been written by herself, but denied the authorship of the others although laid the looked like Wew letters Offered. Mr Freeman smarted to his feet and ob- jected to their being introduced upon re- direct examination Mr Rodgers then stated that his object In producing them was to show that despite her previous de- nials on the stani witness had shown that Mrs Hartje and Tom Madine had been in correspondence with each, other, and that the letters would show the truth 01 his statement. Court was then adjourned in order counsel for the defense might havo an opportunity of examining the new ex- hibits During the course of her examination Helen Scott was asked bj Mr Freeman whether or not she had wrftteri lu one of her alleged letters to Mrs Hai tje a state- ment that she (Mrs Hartjcs) and Tom would one Say be man and wife, but they would havp to wait sonv time Helen strenuously denied this statement Dr D F Davenport, of Boston, State handwriting expert of Massachusetts tes- tifled to-day that all the letters filed by Hartje and purporting to have been writ- ten by Mrs Hartje to "Tom" Madme were forgeries His conclusion were reached by such original and simple methods that Judge Frazer took occa- sion to thank him and to compliment him by saying If he had followed Uie paths of other experts who have testllied he would have been inclined to mistrict him, as he was called Into the case after the others were through Hartje Loses His Temper. Augustus Hartje Jias lost his temper as his great divorce case has dragged along He attacked the newspaper men, savagely to day after the adjournment of court, and declared they had prejudiced the people of the wliole country against him But I'll prove my case he declared III show you that woman la and I m innocent. I offered to settle with her out of court. I begged her to come back to me She spurned my offer of recon c liatlon defied me to prove the charges I made against her Now I'll prove them all I'll show you and show the country I was right and she is guilty Wait untin have in You nave, done, me1 right along but my time s coming John wlio now urder S3 000 ball on Ihe cbaige of conspiring with i Augustus Hartje, the plaintiff, and Clif- ford Hooe the negro to dp fame tlie chiTaf-le- of Mrs Hartje an- rounced that he go on the stand as a witness fcr the defense and explain his connection With the case LADY CURZON AmerUffr of Former V icero of Tndie Who Died in England Protection tor Household Effectn Fireproof storage for furniture, pianos Terminal Storage Co formerly stor- age depL of Union Trust Co Office, 14M F MANIAC MURDERS TWO Stabs to Death Women In- mates of Insane Asylum. WOUNDS KEEPER Deaf and Dumb Pole, Supposed to Be Harmless, When Left Alone a Moment Siezes Amputating Knife and Starts on jWild Rampage Through Building. When Disarmed, Begins to Rave. Scranloa, Pa. yvly terhble tragedy was perpetrateSJJn the HilsISe Home this patlent killed two inmates and tally wounded one OS- tne keeprs The murderer Is Igaatz Krewayp, a deaf and dumb Pole, who was not regarded as dangerous He was given work In one of the wards with two women, also Insane patients, Mrs Ann Golden, a widow, fifty-three years old and Missouri' Ann Van "Valen, aged fifty eight years The three were moving some cots under the direction of Keeper Richard who left the room momentarily Baited with Knife. Seizing the opportunity afforded by thf keepers absence, the insane man rait Into the doctor's and there picked up an amputating knife, with a blade about ten -nchea Ions, and ran sta'rs to the uppei. flooi Keeper Davies ran Krewzvp, and the latter tuined upon him and buried the kmfo in the chest. 3Ie then continued up staus and attacked the two women. He stabbed Mrs Golden "n the chrat, tte knifo piercing her body twice, and then stabbed Mrs Van Valen once Floyd Beemer. the son of the superin- tendent, had followed the man and after his attack on the women knocked tne knife out of his hands Both women died soon afterward Mrs Golden lived in Elkdale, and has been an inmate for nine years Mrs. Van Valen was a resident of Scranton, and had been In the home for four years Young and Powerful. Krewzyp is thirty-five years of age, and was one ot the most powerful Inmates of the institution While not employed as a trusty and given the freedom of the grounds, he had been given work "every day in the Insane department being re- garded as inoffensive and harmless The superintendent cannot explain why he- should have been subject to such a violent and sudden passion After the deed was committed, hejatf- bered in a vehement -manner, and no sign or motion could be obtained from him He is now a rawing maniac vies is not expected to live to-night. IQOEKOTES FREE TO GO HOME. If Any in This Country Wish to Remain They May Do So. Chicago July 18 Truman H Brunt who for some time has been in charge of a number of Igorrotes who have been giving exhibitions in various local amuse- ment parks was to-day brought, into- the Federal court to answer a writ of habeas corpus on behalf of the Igorrotes to de- termine whether or not they should be allowed to remain in his charge or return- ed to the Philippines It Is alleged by the agents of the gov- ernment that a number of the Igorrotes have been robbed and mistreated, and that on this account they should not be allowed to remain longer with Dr Hunt The charge of mistreatment is denied verv stronglj by Dr Hunt who in court to-dav characterized the criticisms of his management as a "pack of lies Judge Bethea. decided that such of tho desired to go home shpuld be sent home in charge of the govern- ment Such as do not desire to return will be allowed to remain in this country, tajSO, Bpedal Summer Rule, To Presldeat Roosevelt The platform declares in favor of a Ter- ritorial form of govern T3ent and elective legislature and advocates the creation of a fourth j JcliciaA distnct and the election of a Delegate to Congress from each of safd aist'fcts Oneontat JT Y, Ju'y 18 W i'a'irchild-, editor of the Oneonta. Herald and president of the Guardian Trust Comifeny nt New York Citv was nominat- ed for Congress by the Republican con- vention of the twenty-fourth district here to-day-___ St Joseph, Mo July IS B. Fuf- was by acclamation tor ov the Fourth district Re- publican Convention here to-day 91O Tftngara Falls Ebccnrolona. Pennsylvania Railroad popular ten-day outings, July 20, August 10 24 September 7 21 and October Special train of pai tor cars, dining car and coaches leaves Washington 1 55 a. m Further particu- lars of ticket Scenic Route to tbc "West, Nashville 29 31 hours New C O Limited leav es 4.30 p m. CRUELTY TO BOYS ALLEGED. Hayor Dempsey Orders Investigation of Cincinnati Home of Refuge. Special to The Washington Post. Cincinnati Ohio July IS -'Next Monday the board of public service will begin i public Investigation of numerous stones at alleged, cruelty to inmates at the House or Refuge The probing will bo done at the behest of Mayor Dempsev nho is anxious that the stories be slfteil to the bottom rCwo weeks ago two boys, who had been taken from the institution bv tKeir api ents, went to the- mayor s office in the city hall and told that they had been cruellv whipped bv some of the suborcj; nate overseers at the home One of the-n had welts and gashes on his back tl'at had evidently been made by a strap The mayor then suggested an investigation by members of the board public, serv- ice Charles Miller one of the member's called on Supt James Allison who stated that his subordinates denied all knowl edge of the stories told by the boys jMayor Demtise} was not satisfied with, the report and ordered the public in- vestigation Since then the board has been called upon by numerous wit- nesses former inmates of the inetitu tion who tell of severe floggings and various forms of unusual punishments One young womain states girls were whip" 1 -.while clad only in night gowns The House of Refuge is a shelter 101 abandoned and homeless children waifs, incorrlgibles and youthful of fenders sent there toy the Juvenile Court BOY STABS HIS FATHER Was Attacked ty Parent in His Sweetheart's Home. EIDEE TAKES BLAME Youth Would Hot Strike Back When He Was Chastised Until His Father Struck His Fiancee and Her Maddened, He Used Disregarded Parent's Rule. Srecial to The Washington Port New "ioik, Julv In Ihe presence of his pretty little sweetheart and aer moth ei nineteen-year old Conrad jr of 130 Bast 114th street, stabbed his fa- ther in file side last nlgnt at am Third avenue, the residence of the girl eidei Schinner is in a, dangeroxis liort in Harlem Hospital Nand young rad was held to-day In Harlem Police Court withoat bail to await the result of his Injuries Conrad Schirmer Is forty-five vears om, and has An idea, that parents- should con- trol their cftljorep ontii the children leach their legal majority. lives mth her mother at the Third avenue address jShe Is an pretty girl. Young -gchlrmer is a big, strong, blond tip to the- time he met Clara LazSrus he spent his time ta keeping up with, his studies at and In physical exercise His First Love Clara. Lazarus Is his firstlove They are engaged to marry, and had set the wed- ding dale two mois hence One of the Inflexible rules of the Schir- mer household Is: that each member of the family must be In bed by> 11 o clock Young" Conrad had been violating that rule about seven nights a week of late Last night his father started out to hunt foi him The boy was at the home of Miss Lazarus Sctiirmet the man attacked the boy He also struck Clara and her mother The boy finally drew a knife and as his fAthei1 was advancing upon him with a piece of glass that had been broken from a door in the struggle he struck out blindly The kmf e sunk deep, just below the heart If Conrad Schirmer tecov he will re- fuse to appear as a witness against th2 boy He says he was to blame Yoimg Conrad s "mother and Clara. Lazarus weot with their arms around each other in the Police Court when the boy was arraigned to day Conrad stood up defiantly Schirmer struck him with his clenched fist Again and again the father rained blow after Mow upon the head cf his son who stooi humiliated, and- forbearing He would not raise his hand to defend hims.cif Shoved Girl to Floor SBddenlv Clara rushed between angry parent and son. "You shall not strike him' she cried The father shored the girl aside tossing her to the floor Her mother then inter- fered, and the enraged father struck her a -liolent blow again turning his attention to the son The latter maddened by the attack on the girl grappled with his father, who wrested himself free, and in again striking Conreid thrust his fist through tie glass panel of a- door As the frag- ments of glass fell, the father stooped and picking up a long sliver of glass shaped like a stiletto again dashed at tlie son declaring I will tall you Conrad at that moment drew a knife and slashed at his father, the ei ring the left side Mr SchfraiP! deo'ared that ho had gone too far and his act of the night m his son ON A BEAR. Animal Died Four Hours Later from Other Wounds. Special to The Washington Post. New York, July 18 The operation of tracheotomy an unnsual one in the case of animals, was performed on a bear at the Munfly animal arena at Luna Park vesterday The bear died four hours later not from the effects of the opera tion which was successfully performed. but from other wounds receiv ed in a fight with a lion This particular lion which is noted for Its ugly disposition attacked the bear while the animals were being driven to their dens after a recent performance and bit It severely in several places, one of i the wounds being a Bad laceration of the throat. This wound swelled so greatly that the animal s breathing became dif- flcult. Spurns Insanity Plea and In- sists Upon Trial by Jury. FIGHT ONTBE OLCOTT FIRM His Lawyers Ask Court Order for All Papers in the case. Her Counsel Will Endeavor to Him Committed to Asylum for Crim- inal Made by Mr Olcott for His Confinement Led to Lawyer's in Cell. Two Mrs. Tfcrtra Reconciled. Maud Gonne's Suit Goes Over. Pans, July were opened to-day on the petition for absolute divorce by Maud Gonne McBride from Maj John McBnde, who organized the Irish brigade which served with the Boers ui tnerecent war with Great Britain A pro visional decree of divorce was pronounced six months ago The case went oser to jul> 26 ___________________ Rub jour roor tired aching feet with Omega OIL bottle Me Lumber Broken! 83.00 Drewed Now C2.4O per 1OO Feet. Liblxsy Co 6th st and N Y ave. Special tc The WasMnsloi Tort. July Thaw the young millionaire murderer of Stanford Defuses absolutely to follow the wishes of mother In allowing the firm of J31ack Oloott, Gruber Bonynge u> represent him again and to consent an insanity plet He Insists upon a trial be- fore a jurv, reiving upon the advice of Clifford W Hartrldge, his new-counsel, to trust tor an acquittal to the "unwritten Following two visits which Thaw had from his mother to-dayr lawyer Hart- w ent before Justice Blnnchard In the Supreme 'bourt, and late in the afternoon got an order from Judge Blanchard direct- ing the firm cf Black. Olcott. Gruber Bonynffe to cause they should not tun- over the papers in Thaw's case to Mr Hartridge In asking for the order to-day, Mr. HarCidge presented three affidavits One of these was made by Thaw himself In this tflldivlt he declared tliat at the be- srtnnine of h't. case he had retained the Olcott f rm as Ills counsel, tjt that he has since dismissed thorn He says that they have certain papers necessary to the de- fense of his case, that Mr HartMdse Is now hiS coansel, and that he had been in- formed that tne Olcolt firm has refused to surrender tl'esp papers upon demand of his counsel, and that they are still In that firm s possession Against Mother's Apparently Thaw's neur lawyers nsrs entered Into a determined -against TSf CHWtt aftd Mr DelifleM wKo are 'now acting for Mrs Thawt and In this matter they have the sanction of thel" dietfE" Mrs. Thaw and the lawyers 'on her side, It would appear, have decided to Ignore Mr Hartrldge and his asso- ciates altogether That Mrs Thaw is trying to use her influence with her son to get him to fol- low her -wishes and change his present J'faft- of action Is certain If she does not succeed her lawyers will, as repre- senting the mother, ask the district at- torney to have a commission appointed to examine into ThaWs mental condition it was learned to-day wasverv much enraged when he read the news- paper statement that such a. commission would be asked for When ThaWs w'fs called to see him he evidently sent 'ier oulr-m a hurry to see Mr Hartridge Mrs William Thaw had two long con- ferences with her son to day During ii_a second, word was dispatched to Mrs Harry Thaw, summoning her in all haste reached the prison The mother had gained the second interview from tne warden on the strength of a plea that hei> mission was of the utmost importance and could not be delayed Seeming Reconciliation. There was a lot of curiosity evinced when the elder Mrs Thaw came dottu holding on to the arm of -her daughtci- in law It was the first time tiiey had been_seen together "ghe elder woman seemed to be very much agitated and clung to the arm of the girl beside her When they got outside, voung Mrs Thaw helped her mother-in-law into the cab, In wWch she had driven up with M'. Hartrldge They drove up town to the hotel The incident seemed to show that their relations are fnendly despite tne reports that have been circulated and despite the fact that voung Mrs Thaw was not present at the family conference on Tuesdav After the two 3Irt Thaws had left the prison Thaw was taken out of his co'l and to the counsel room whera was waiting He had a 'one talk then with Hartrldge which was fol- lowed by the application for the order against the Olcott firm that be- came known it was the bel'ef of evcry- cne about the prison that there haa been a reconciliation and that mother and son were in accord. Ready to Send Him to Asylum. The fact that ex-Judse W. il. Olcott had arranged preliminaries to confine Thaw in an insane asylum was the of the break between the young man and his counsel The unwritten historv of tha has just come to light When after days of hard work, Mr Ol- cott through negotiations with the rela- tives of the murdered man and the offi- cials of tne nstrlct atorney s office, suc- ceeded in convincing the authorities that Thaw was not sane at the time of the commission of the crime, and was still A fit subject for a lunacy commission, he notified Mrs Evelyn Nesbit Thaw that her husband.'s life would be saved, but would have to go to the asilum for Insane criminals at Matteawan Ex Judge Olcott told >oung Mrs Thaw of his CONTINUED ON Z-OCBTH PAGE All-rail Route to Mar, Pennsylvania Railroad Leave Washing- ton 12 36 p m. days connecting at Broad Street Station Philadelphia, with train via Delaware River Bridse route, leaving at 05 p ro for Cape May. to the seoxbofc nod Return Pennsylvania Railroad every and Saturdaj Atlantic Cltj Cape May, Wildwood. or Ocean Citj Tickets good on all trains urd to return until the ing Tuesdav Atlantic Cltj Special leaves 110 P m week days. ;