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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - February 28, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia VOL-XXI. ATLANTA. GA., FRIDAY ORNING, FEBRUARY 28, 189Q.--TEy PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS. THE BLOODY Vihuh Ground the Head of IMik Hawes WHO ILL BEHMIGED TODAY 'ihc IVti'l Found Floating n the Lake the prsoner The mce'rng w.as extremely affectmg The part} the jail in a carriage, and maile eiery attempt to avoid being seen, but thov were not successful A Iirge crow d ha 1 coiigre-gited about the jail wh.nthe carnage droie lip Shenff Smith accompanied them to tl e cell, and then with- diow i bafe distmce He had no desiie to in'rudo, and the pirty en much ns the law would allow him The meeting betiietii Mrs. Haw.es and her brother m law madeasid picture, but when the f ither thicw his ai us ibont his son tlie pie tnre could m t hue boe i p i nted Ti eh j> ed b tteil} whin tne fuller moaned and jin-d as 1.1 His cnes uld bo heard the street, and >iiy who lial betii drawn tow ir Is lakeside, bat no one could identify the dead jnrl and she was removed to ijocn- vvood Miller-a n.idertakmE in the cty During the hundreds called at the parlors to v lew the re- mains, but dark came on bringing wim solution of the mystery Tho body, robedm pure white, rd eil ma handsome satin lined casket The faco though white as marble, was free from the M death, and every one who gazed upon it h-xtl some remark to make about the cunn t> 0Thef Birmingham Age Herald on das morning contained a graphic an I pathot c storv-foivnthe pen of Cty Editor Haw It v about the dead chilli The story v. as tov li ing in the extreme, an 1 drew largo cro-rds to llus side of the coliin -Txmi; Iwfore the place was cptn the a ciowd had congregato! a J 'I understand th-it he is in Columbus, Miss, and will be married there todav This declaration-created a profound seusa could Hawes marrj if he had a wife wife was not living, wlien did she die and w here was the bodv What was the ewu.se of that deatn some of the which sng- geited themselves to the jurv In a short Urne, however, it n us sta cd that Havves had said tint he hal been uivorcei Jrom the mother of his children a-il t i he had S500 to go to Indi ma a piacedttie two gir's in a convent at Ind had sent the boy toAt aiita to Jim Hawos, story cirn.d the ho U, for one of the Uw-cunui be 'cSrSS were sent to Atlanta ind answers liiol- Vll right cnuieon Siile bj si.le Hauesandthe officer walked out of the coach hii bride following luiuwith a look m there was tone, conldence and otion Th.it was the last time she has ever seen IL-vw as was arrested be received the 11.11 KIII.OIIH tit as bU.hdU and tooll> lie 1 3d iiist heari snmetlimj; in vilncb there was His, manner ill no way limi- 111 iiitft.it of tho is, m nenouiiess or any Knowledge cri lie charged to him He o l did not botber the officers with aii> mieatinns in 1 uia le but 01 u remark before reaching tho ja'I 1 1111 innocent of cliirjre, he said 'Ibeb K i, fi.ii." of tho children hl-5 been reina-1 el Ueputj Sheriff Truss, an 1 in an undertaker s shop Hut mule no reply to Ihii neither .1 ul hi ohb tain emotion or any desire] Kveryih ns that onul dona to break otf it done by tho i-. fa.ni '-v llie tj could not lie turnel from Uer deU'rnu lut on Pit Us ithnl rs in 1 IT iuo3 wa-> n >t a i i this w is i w ith tin r! but U we t hke ill otlter ts In hor churt i vi i-, c 11 I ct i a f-ur the V irk'nm 'l if tie ork brie assists 1 n a e mo throughont the o itire day a streamer curious passed tliroujrti the roo of the Wife and ul Km 'htei IMO EVdh the IK'r Kill ED B iifL to 1 ol'mv mi. 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TI I i c vera hippicr Ui i i HUM I liiittl o liipjiine i i 11 I i 1 i i I i" i ij Cul i ol 1 ui ii i i i f i- 11 1 i I 11J t ill m Im i r f 113 tiling it L t i 1 i n i rtt ni i i Mv rf th i in ril.l, h r ,11. t' tt Ut t i in Tlmiinl. I lui mil-, Kl VD-S I 01 ATII Sn tb duliiit-. t lelite nnthiiM tl ittiuniiril luniiJttlie Milt it tl i iietin.' 11 11 t' sier 1 HUM i sip p. r 11 is li.ht in 1 "P I ht 1 ml his 1 iblc irijetl ami t if i 1 i in inlly t the di ithw it 1 Ho s lib inui 1 i id 1131 tint he is i lift '5 tli H. d'l nJt tilk iiiuili abi ut ni n 11 br tl 11 1 Hit in tt tin n, t ibjut J, i .1 it i, rimiikt 1 tl in milt SI bll he ml il n a b 1 l 1 ml nnil u n th i i.l U i pi, i 1 with 5 n lh, iniont- In. n she wieti n he n t nu d iiKlali i Imi Dienilf i >u tint she knew 3ou would do anj dm g jui cunlil foe mo I xm p'lXicil to do aiutl ng I ean for on Sir HUM, in 1 the i in lit. r I kn n 111 It re pi 1 tl o tl mil d ill 111 1 hue t ui 1 Ih it out in 11 want to in t. jt.ubuc Ion. n n otil tli m anj Olio- I kii i rh it I b IM bit n J. it sinner i I 1 I f. .r tl. i I un ell u Ily lost I d ku w tl all ut n tiling D "I} up n 1 J Mhil.lcaiiboiu.il iniillmiil n to pit ins u nt a, bcit I nn m the 1 ro label jou hai P I nU 1 it to 11 i w n vi mi- MiMin K s IA s Dr 1 r tr itin uiiul MI n Hanoi in tr twjailt in hft In ipc of the Miit thu m Hittr I mil li ins cttremclv ami cor- reet i il I b no jn it In i f, for him li he penitent the d. itor Ma-s aake 1 lh i n ii h s answe" Hawes is tijin, 1 J.i 1 to Ins iciie with 1m O. .1, an 1 ho seei 11 to uml nt in 1 11 hat be 13 lil i rim un Mith bini t tin end i him h iv Min niian He LI 1 me t lo so and I shall call at the 311 11 the nn i- im_s at h xlf j ant1 run i] i n ith 1 im t. tho eml Dur t' lj> tiio otl Lr nnmiters "Metlto d.its p iiai I in h n sin m untested i knoM ledgo elf the child s di Uh ml ipissibh knOMlcilje of the disposition of Mis I! i.ios unl Irene, but no imo mt of per siiisioii or thieus would mil ice her to MJ, m rt Ihos itement MIS fn1! of c iiti i lietioiis 1 hid i tdihncy to (-.lifusc the .in} mil md n oil cierv member t, hel ove -ho on lit to bo hcle! as i vilm mil in icoessori to 1 clime if i ciimo h i 1 be ell eon Illltte el sho M ,s sdit toiul u, 1 tl o i lln seirehf. H in os and the mlssin J m 1 cltilel iiere resume I II i nl i tin C .Iniiiln S i mil boltirnod null tint n Jit llei lid lecelied a S] ec al from ,1 jirneirue i) in" i i i tut lie 11 tboii bntclii r iime tht j c ime here lln ill S-MITII Sheriff Mlnto tmls X., ui ilu Uiiunbtr 4 IssS tho f Mu Hun, tho oltleit child of tho elninhd mur luer was fo ud ll latmg m tut I ike Ibc U> was a warm simslinu S] rnifc d 13 ii tin nr> 1 i irt of M ml, i i n irm th it tl o eij n it. r, in whih the hlllo one icite 1 1 it t i I'nll Iwo im ill win bo upon the 1 xko n 1 i u tin cis bulk uhitrM.l something Id'e c.irioitj m.liioo 1 Fruiklin b it. rt arouse! 311 internt Mluoh lix.lbi im to die out an 1 ni x slit it turn it w xs we 11 known tint tne ho.lv hi 1 In 11 icntitied r i IHI it. nee r-ill, 1 bis ]ur% l ll.er iimnllnnl m i t, ,um ny n x, re lue, 1 t wiitm Hellentiml th. olnll pn tucly 1 that 1 chad -ecu hir last on the prc n hn_ Sitnr.li> v h tho fiinlv bad Icfc the house lately ex rui i Hn them xml i.ip! o ol that thoy h nl n i'h Rine to I" ai the child ha.l in 1 until bo saw the after Mr I raiiklm'i 1.1. iitihi ation be known seMrxl pxrlies who b ul kn, wn M u HIM is 1 ko 1 it tin fv-c md corr, bo- ril, .1 Ihe ulentihi xtioii I[ s Duut an will known throivhoiit Birmingham bid b, di tlie Haw is fa.ml-v pbvsicnii and wboii lit he ml if the Milted tho un h rt xkm l arlors Tints Mu he said as be re 1 at tlefu e 'I know that fare well, and h u c set n it often at her motht r hoiut On, o I wasoxllod to mother whowxs frinii i jro'-ioti.l dibi ami 1. Si it i f l mr till Kf A t the jxil he submitted quiet ly to a thorough IMI, md lollonel Iheol'H.r, II with t utt.riiiia worl I atei m the ni-ht he SMSIU 11.J x reporter whoremirked You know whj are arrested, I pre "lornmrlir lieanswcrel coolly lam w tb one of mj I mi po ".She 11 m> oldest tljngbl, r Hip mot nn it.ons ho s.ai.1 I suv M.U list I think on Si'nr i ij it the- hmisc on lh Hi ne olid s r. r t n.aithe b.lp.rk Ihloimht 1.13 t" tliccir tint .mi i, t bi lirotln r who ib t ik an of hi u I anufioil tilt IM J h ur- ml w lien 1 return, I I f ).ind then.......- rhil.'rcii ind mv two liule g r i K m, 11. noniJii w_iomeniy Mif. bitlwasdi ril from In r in O.I be i I'n and ha c luel with h.r nn i SI o h u Lace 10 otod ui his lit f for them until Ins bmk H .11. o intin, i i ialiry dine ijinui b in toil w low nils tho ol net md n bin they I Mr' ii 11 lit md f mil tint thej h xtl 1 ill i 1 bi ih then b nor w i, mtciiM- i, t tin shore th.} in funned tne of tho abt-xt M xs quiklj spethn, the waters -.inl.d bj tmotf tlie The bids was il am -with tho hexil oiil> under the water Itw 11 lifted into tho bolt an 1 t ikon to the nmmci pxMh ,n "ear the lake Thin a w is sent into Binning ham f r tho o i. nei Tho nlcaiuit dis bad sentmaiij people from Birm n mm to the lake, ai 1 m a fc i uuirutts xftir tho toily had been laid upon a ben, h tm'er the paiilion crowds beran to gather 1 and with tender >v ater from the baik the wa-iy it lit'e girl Mas her nil} m r Hinei Inl hi en bidK bo iten p ini Slid tint htr husband h id hi ltdi nor Uetiie.il this e hild and the tin, pi..... .kith r -Hit n '.I'l'li' lilt'.'ilr tlir tin liit flierewcrc jinil- an 1 nl> i liw friends Miro prc-int e. 11-, I hint- H ui o who bad bieome thor- oughly iron el m tho w rk at ]iobibK by It HO too The otlioers w.re iiionnod to c n nr i th tlie poopli and when the train fi nn .1 mib is rolled into tlie mm 11 .b pot at i 40 th it night, sher IT Truss was thoro th a n irrn t f i Hams The ofll. tr entered the 1 unoi coat b alnl about half w a3 down saw Hxiies bitting beii le his bee h XM pr iidc'l b, on oil tho road most of the tn 1C s n, e would it T the 1 t. an I SMiietimos w. nl out t i sti t dn.n 1 r i d... sp ke toiler She is tho m onli and 1115 best frit lid, and 1 think I w ouhl hai e d cd but for her Of courie I know nothing >o u the f xmily re' ttiims except w hat 1 he ird lliere, and that I repoateJ The i.lentincatHn haiing been complete a seart h w as, mi le for the do 11 girl s fatlu r and mother The fiber eould not be found, and clew to h m could be blamed at the shops, other than a statement ai, ured alcaioof absence a fiw The c was found de-serted, bruit to wlom bo bad been J Potns w etl led onlj a few hours before The lady was Ho11 l.nr.n.lv a ern and Atlantic roacl THE STORY OF fVIMA PFTTIS. The of Haweabring, i p the it'rj of Emma I'ettis, still remembered in Atlantx onng arid beautiful daughter f f K i j fare smiling happily, a rq of laughter falling from her hp-i iiTniss touched Hawes upon the shoulder The looked up, and seeing some one Georiri shojis, other th Ihitht lice and hair brushed Then it coma be "wen tba't the child -n as unusually Tiretty Her large bluejeyea w ere more than half mien and this, "av e the face an unpleasant ap- Searance an old white-haired laety m the crowd bent the head and closed the ejes, an entire change came closed, every feature was m repose, and the little one looked more asleep began his estigation at the s cure e c an. I iiLint is found a is o man Finnic Brjint who, when asked about tho Hawes famiH, said M rs Haw es and her two lu1 Iren "WiP e and Irene, gone to AtHnt i Eitt had better ask Mr Plaves, 'ciuse he dried up one man this morning aoout U, Tho woman w is taken before the coroner a -jury and her idencb created a tion It indicated that the woman did not tell all she knew about the Hawes family and in- duced a belief tl at the dead body in the under- taker's place was not the only one to figure in the story "Where is Hawea now V was ever him, said ell The olticer bent low, and plac ng his mouth close to Hawes 3 ear, said Iwautvou I have a warrant for you are charged will, killing 3our child The wife I.Kiked on in happy ignorance of what was being said to her husliand, and the tram stopped he arose from his Then as Ins wife got up he tumed to her, saving Th i gentleman is a Trend of mine and I shall bav e to pro up tow u, to attend to some u.ilnei.1 with him Just then one of TTawes's fnends who knew of tbo charge entered the coach and Hawes, mtrodued him to his hnde "ilns he said, "is a fnend of mine and he will see you to the hotel I will come just aa soon as f get through with this business he went on after a short pause and a long lingering look at his bride, "it may be morning before I get thronglL, so don't be un- easy about me Then imprinting a kiss npon hor bDS he to thfi oincefi saying. rn an tanic ro At eighteen she was the icinowle iged He of her circle With her father, mother and two si-'ers she lived ,n a prcttt cottage on Hnnti r street th< life and happmejst, oi the entire faeniU Her father was well off, beinpr worth SWOOOo 840 000, and the young Iad.es were hi- rile Of the three, Emma Mas 1.} odiLs the m w beautiful A happy, plas-mt face a bwret amiable a thoronjh e-1, ca it .n J Mc-s uiiny nnnv of the b. -t MHni cl ildroi, and I mi their father rnirrn 1 niuo icars May is vl t i ir- ol the ,1st of next m n Is. n cd f. r t o iihlrcn m SilnriHv nip' t iml s i 1 He I. ft f." Vt'aiua dnim, tin n itlucr e frimmv wife n list O tobor I d n t rei, omberm win n eeurtgiieinetl.ecuswKcf tl per memth for the two name was. Emma I'etti pems supen iwr of the pnt on tiling 1 ll t U'btr ez min-T l joi i-cre nit- minuter "Vou I ill the City A litre nvj and the Pettis home was the scene Srwcre was something which imde eKemplary, but there in the man's objectionable to the Pette farm y Th-J objection, however, went for nothing m the pretty woman's eyes, and notwithstanding the nrayers and entreaties of her parents and sis- ter shecononned to receive Hawes and to sUgUt axe gentleman to whom her marriage f _- ana NFWSPAPFR!
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