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Sentinel Fort Wayne Weekly (Newspaper) - October 26, 1910, Fort Wayne, Indiana T. My Quot a Quot Quot \ Quot a ii the Che Duful giver is the hair Piest Nan on Earth. A godly life is a living prayer that will never to hang woman acquitted pair arrested for murder of Belle Ellmore in London and taken in Quebec have . Grippe a to Kiln iwo weeks or. Hawley Harvey Crippen the american dentist and doctor was convicted in the new Bailey court London of the murder of his wife the actress. Belle Elmore. He was sentenced to die and the Date of his exe option has been fixed for november 8. Ethel Clara Leneve Crippen s pretty typist and his mistress who was arrested with him indicted and prosecuted �8 an accessory after the fact was acquitted. Crippen s trial began on tuesday october 18, and was found guilty the following saturday. Miss Iju Neve s trial was completed in a few hours on tuesday october 26. / lion Don oct. Or. Hawley Harvey Crippeu i the american practitioner acid medical agent was today found guilty of the murder of his wife the american actress. Belle Elmore a sentenced to death. The jury a pm out just thirty minutes. When it of a red a and announced that it had / a a a in Hii the defendant guilty lord chief Joist in a Alverstone asked the physician if had anything to say. Crippen replied in a Low voice Quot i still protest my the chief Justice then donned the Black Cap that has rested near him throughout the trial and pronounced the sentence of death. Addressing the condemned Man. Lord a Erstone said Quot Tou have been convicted on evidence which can leave no doubt in the mind of any reasonable Man that Vou cruelly murdered your wife and then mint plated her body. No Hope for him. 1 advise you to entertain no Hope that you will escape the consequences of your crime. I implore you to make your peace with almighty As the lord chief Justice concluded a policeman stepped Forward and in the hush that had fallen Over the court room led Crippen from the Dock. Crippen will be hanged. No Date for the execution has been fixed but it probably will be done within a month. The trial of Ethel Clara Leneve As an accessory after the fact in the murder of mrs. Crippen will begin on next tuesday. It was announced this evening that Crippen would be hanged on november 8. Monday the sheriff of announced however Talaat the Date for the execution of Crippen had Betel moved. Forward a week and that the condemned Man would pay the penalty of his crime on november 8. Three sundays to prepare. It is the Rule in England to allow three sundays to intervene Between sentence of death and the execution. The Quot trial lasted less than five Days having begun at 10 30 o clock last tuesday morning. The jury retired at 2 17 o clock this afternoon and returned with the verdict at 2 47 o clock. Crippen received the death sentence with the apparent calmness that characterised him throughout the trial and which in fact has been noticeable from the moment of his arrest. He appeared rather nervous during the judge s summing up which was strongly against him. As lord Alverstone mercilessly portrayed his character As developed during the trial. Crippen twirl Eil his thumbs Cros Sorl and re crossed his legs and occasionally shuffled his feet. The silence in which the sentence was received was broken by the clerk s formal question Quot prisoner at the bar have you anything to say Why sentence of the court should not be passed against you Quot. Protests his innocence. For a fraction of a second Crippen hesitated then replied betraying his emotion by Only the a hightest flutter of the voice Quot i still protest my innocence Quot lord Alverstone pronounced the sentence of death and the warders a gain held out their arms to support the prisoner. He ignored their proffered assistance and turning walked Al richly from the Roork of stopping Only once and then for a Brief moment to take a last look at the court room within which had fought for his life. The Case was Given to the jury at 2 17 o clock and its deliberations were Brief. The jury was out just thirty minutes. When the proceedings were resumed today. Lord chief Justice Alverstone called Crippen to the and and asked him questions regarding the use of Hyoscine the Poison with which it is charged the acc cd killed his a wife. A great crowd gathered about the new Bailey before the doors were opened today. The Justice elicited the information that Hybs Cin was admin is red through the Mouth and also a Pode Mically. Murrow closing so Lett. Bichard Muir thee began the Cloa Fig speech for the prosecution. Lee a Aid the defense had relied largely of the theory that Crippen was to Klud lib arted to Oon Imit murder. Cd uhf Al Phi cited out that the defendant had hot Irever lived for months a life of by Criar mocking the grief of ? his wife a Dearest friends. The pro so ctr of Tor s address occupied scarcely More Thirn an hour. He concluded 4>y saying that the prosecution haul proved beyond a. Reasonable doubt that the body found in Crippen s Home was that of Bis wife Belle is More the actress and a Tbs to none but the prisoner would Hava Cut up the body and burled it in the cellar. Lord a Hief july tace Alvisi Stoh began his review of the care is soon my a a of Muir had concluded a Hin court convened this a Orttung so card Muir made the closing speech a the prosecution. He Deoly rid the bad proved beyond a of a it the tidy found in Tel icel the doctor s wife. No one else said had a Chance to murder the woman and Bury the body As it was found to have been buried. Lord chief Justice summing up. Lord chief Justice Alverstone at once began his summing up of the Case. The Justice described Crippen As an extraordinary Man whether guilty or innocent. If guilty had covered up a ghastly crime in a ghastly Way and it was believed in a most brutal and callous manner. If was innocent it was impossible to fathom his mind a a was indifferent to the charge. He had taken no step what Eer to prove his innocence. Crip pen the Justice declared undoubtedly was a liar and lived an immoral life but. He added the jury could not con Voct the defendant on that score must be quite convinced that the human parts found were from the Bod of Belle Exmore and that her death was caused by a wilful act of the Pris Oner. The lord chief Justice charged the jury that they must be convinced of the identification a reason Able doubt. As concluded the jury retired. After being out half an hour the jurors returned and reported that they had found or. Crippen guilty Crippen thereupon was sentenced to death. American doctor and the for is condemned by a a miss Leneve s acquittal. London oct. 25.�?after a trial last ing Only a few hours in the new Bailey criminal court today a jury found Ethel Clara Neve not guilty As an a at accessory after the fact in tie murder of Belle Crippen for whose death her husband. Or. Hawley. H. Crippen will die on the Gallows on nov. 8. Miss Leneve was in love with or Crippen and slept in his House on the night of the Day following the Day upon which the doctor murdered his wife and buried the dismembered parts in the cellar of his Home. She accompanied Crippen in his flight to Canada and with him was arrested and indicted. Has maintained innocence. From the first she has maintained innocence of and knowledge of the crime but the Crown Alle de that her behaviour subsequent to the disappearance of mrs. Crippen. Or Belle Elmore As she was known on the stage Yas such As to betray a guilty knowledge of the murder. Quot a Tien arral Noti Loamy miss i Oneve pleaded not guilty and witnesses were introduced by the prosecution to show that Slie had experienced periods of great mental distress following Belle Elmore s death. The Crown prosecutor Richard Muir introduced Only such evidence As had been brought out in the earlier hearings. Under Crippen s influence. Miss Leneve s counsel Frederick e. Smith. M. P., asked the jury to Bear in mind that his client had been under the influence of Crippen one of the most dangerous criminals of recent years. This asserted accounted for her flight in the doctor s company. There was no proof that she had knowledge of the crime. Counsel said took upon his own shoulders the responsibility for not putting miss Leneve in the Box. Lord chief Justice Alverstone who presided in summing up for the jury said that saw no reason Why or. Crippen Sli Ould have Tow miss Leneve a Story different from that which . Told to others. As upon the occasion of the physician s trial the court room was crowded with members of the Legal profession and As Many others As could secure a place 9y right or influence there was this difference in the audiences if Crippen had any Well wishers they kept in the background while there was a noticeable sentiment of sympathy for the girl who for love of a Man nearly twice her age had sacrificed her reputation deserted Home and friends and a remained True to him even when their association my de her liable As an accessory to a brutal murder. Has Good counsel. Miss Leneve was capably represented by counsel who took advantage of every technicality of the Law to protect their client. According to the prose Sutlon miss Leneve s relation to the crime As an accessory began very soon after the death of mrs. Crippen. In the Case made out against the doctor mrs. Crippen or Belle Bonore As she was known on the stage was murdered on the morning february 1> and her dismembered body led in the cellar of the Crippen Home at 99 hit drop Crescent miss Leneve slept in Tom Culpp Elhome. On the night of the. Day following. As miss Len Eye sat in the prisoner s Dock today she was a pathetic figure she is �7 yes talk of age of medium build Light by diva har Gray eyes and Elt Cellenti Teeth. Voter face and she is trim., she wears g0od clothes become ugly and naturally by Royant and affable a is a a repose tar Woken. From sick bed e Pard in forceful talks a on Tariff Issue. F Cycle ii tidal wave cloudburst and trembler hit neapolitan coast. Beauty of shores is obliterated great devastation wrought by combination of elements. Naples oct. 25.�?the Beautiful coasts of the Bay of Naples and the Gulf of Salerno and the islands of ischia and Procida live been devastated by a Peculiar combination of the elements. The exact number of victims has not been Learned but 250 persons Are said to have in killed. The monetary loss is great. The disaster appear to have come in the form of i cye Lope having three centers the first Over the. Island of. Ischia the second Over the town of Torre Del Greco on the East coast of the Bay of Naples and the third sweeping the Gulf of Salerno. Cyclone cloudburst tidal wave quake accompanying the Cyclone were a cloudburst a tidal wave and violent eruption s from mount Vesuvius and from a Crater suddenly opened on the Summit of the Long extinct it. Epo Meo on the Island of ischia. Ischia and the adjacent islands suffered most. No americans Are reported in the troubled zone foreigners having recently Given that Section a wide berth because of the cholera epidemic. Throughout the night much confusion existed As the failure of the electric and Telegraph wires left the territory in darkness and without any Means of communication. Admira Leonardi minister of Marine is at ischia organizing the Relief for which $400,000 is already available. Coasts Are made hideous. The coasts of the Mainland which yesterday were i Beautiful with their growth of Orange Lemon and mandarin Trees have been with Rivers of mud and ashes from mount Vesuvius. Human bodies and the carcasses of dumb animals have been discovered in the molten Stream. The unique High Road from Sorrento to Amalfi and Salerno formed by terraces in the Mountain Cliffs and bordered with fruit Trees and vines was unrecognizable today. At several Points landslides have occurred. Next to the loss at ischia the greatest damage was done in the towns of portico to Are Del Greco Resina Amalfi Sorrento Macoit Ravello Angri Ponte Cagnano Cuetara and Tec Orvino. The stationmaster on the Rall Oad at Veletri a mile and a half West of Salerno m As killed by an electric Shock while attempting to Telegraph the news of the disaster to other Points. Reports from ischia describe the situation there As distressing. Paths of Lucullus destroyed. The famous paths of Lucullus have been destroyed. At some Points the lava from mount epo Meo. Is twisty feet deep. / when the Cyclone was at its height enormous hailstones fell and huge rocks detached from the Mountain peaks came tumbling Down. Some of these must have weighed several tons. One measured eighty cubic Yards. At Torre Del Greco the roof of a buil we was blown off and the floors collapsing carried a Sailor his wife and child of thirteen months into the cellar. The woman was killed and the husband with the babe in his arms escaped from the place Only to be drowned in the Street. The baby was rescued. \ later and More accurate reports reduce the estimate of fatalities about 100. The greater number of deaths was at Cuetara on the North coast at the Gulf of Salerno. Hessli search for mosts Effort to systematize the efforts now making in Canada. Says be saw thursday that was after All others Are known to have descended. Ottawa ont., oct. 25.�?the work of system zing the search for the missing aeronaut and their balloons America ii is Well under Way Here. From the data already available and that which is coming in a map. Is being prepared upon which the Are bound for the Canadian wilds but no Timber will Stop us. We shall sail As Long As the balloon has an ounce of lifting Power and take our Chance on being Quot i said Berry Quot that Hawley and Post Are now Down and Safe far in the North of Canada. They told me they had enough food capsules to sustain them a month. Hawley a dare Devil. Quot Hawley is a dare Devil whose one principle is to keep up As Long As his balloon will carry him. Everybody knows Post s intrepidity from his presence of. Mind in making an entry in his to Blok while filling to a balloon in Berlin. Quot if they had a bag of Sand left they would Stop for no wilderness or Forest. They had revolvers to shoot game plenty of ammunition and heavy clothing. T never saw a balloon so completely and scientifically equipped As was the America ii. Quot the equipment included rifles and ammunition fur lined Coats and boots a Large Box of compressed food tablets matches Salt knives and fishing tackle half a dozen cold chickens a Case of crackers several Gallons of water whisky Brandy and a Case of Medicine. Flyers fill air at rest Park Wright boys uncover new Mac Lune built mostly for Speed. Brookins up for Altitude record searchers Send no word. New York oct. 25.�?lines of searchers extending into the wills of Canada sent no word today of Alan r. Hawley location and time of sighting bal a and Augustus Post who sailed in the Good weather for flights brings out most of the aviators. Ouster 8uit Joe i City mo., oct. 2�.th� ouster suit against the in Ernst Lonal Harvester company of America uvas continued Toda in the so Creme court until the Quot a january Wertti thetfo pit a loons last week be dotted. The America ii carried provisions for four Days and materials for securing fish and game which Are plentiful in All parts of the Region of Ontario and Quebec where the America ii May have landed. Besides this there is always the probability that they will come in Contact with Hunters who cover the country thoroughly. The Story brought Down to Hunts Iii by Richard Cole a guide who has returned from new Ontario that sighted a balloon last thursday will be investigated. The most signal cant part of his Stoy is that fixed the Date As landed. Thursday. The Dusseldorf Germa Nia and Azurea the balloons cover ing the longest distance came to Earth on wednesday and if Cole s Story stands it will be regarded As unmistakable proof that the Ameri Ca ii got safely across Lake Huron. Balloon Amer Ira ii. From St. ? oct. 17 in the International balloon rare and have not been heard from since shortly after the Start. of Tho Aero club of America were till anxiously , word of the missing aeronaut who arc believed to have landed somewhere in the Algoma District and Aie slowly making the for Way to civilization through the l ogs and Rescue balloon will be sent up in the North Kern part of i Clingan in Hopes it May take the direction of America ii. And see any distress signals that May have been set after the aeronaut elks to Purchase floats. Hurry Relief balloon. St. Loui. Oct 28.�?preparations a to Send a balloon with after Alan r. Hawley and Post the Crew of the missing America h., were hastened von Phul who a will Pilot the Relief Aerostat expects to leave Here tonight for Canada. He plans to begin his Aerial Hunt from suit Ste. Marie. That the search for the balloonist is being made by two countries is shown by the telegrams which have been received by the Aero club of St. Louis within the last 24 hours. These have cd me from the Heads of the Canadian government Ani from the signal corps of the United Tate army and officers of the cd a Dian railway systems. Already 60 telegrams a have been re celled from persons Hunting for the America ii. Q. L. Attlee District Engineer of the National transcontinental railway telegraphed from a a Orth Bay �nt., that has wired North and will report later. Or. Mattice s jurisdiction extends Over the reign Lon in which the local club officials believe the America ii. Will be. Found. Other District in sri neers of the railways have replied in like tone. Reward for information. A Reward of 1200 iras of ered today by a company. Of fur dealers which has ten thousand correspondent in Canada for information about the missing aeronaut. Notices of the Reward were mailed to the Canadian trappers. Jordan of to Captain Jolin it Berry of to. Louis who had charge of the Ihu lat Lon of the America ii the last words a of Hawley before Star Ting in the race we Quot we Are Good to a or i the shrines floats Are to be purchased by Lodge of elks providing a. Suitable place for storing them can be secured. The floats will be used in the proposed grand May Celebration which will be held in fort Wayne. A committee has been appointed to obtain a place for. Storing the floats and this afternoon will make an inspection of a site which they have had in View. The committee will hold a conference tonight and will make final announcement of their intentions. Wabash setting columns. Supports for the Bridge at Calhoun Street Wabash company has begun the a work of setting columns for the Bridge Oyer the Tunnel at Cal Hoviin Street and will be ready in the course of a Short time to put in the overhead Iron work the other work is progressing slowly As the men Digg Njg for Gas Mains and conduits Are being held Back by the 8 of it ports of for the Pennsylvania retaining Walls. Quiet in Honduras. New.,Orleans, oct. 25.�?the revolutionary sentiment in Honduras has apparently vanished since the last attempt by followers of former president Bollia to overthrow the government according to Drew Lenard for the past three years United states Consul at Celba. Or. Lenard is in route to Washington where Hje has been called by the state department. Howard Van Sweringen of 633 we St Wayne Street was operated upon for appendicitis yesterday at the lutheran Hospital by or. Sudd Van Sweringen or. Sweringen has had several at. Tack of the disease , denote Rry be Flyyn Oyer the inner course of 2.5 i a a i a a a Vii in 1.1 a i it i in a d c or x _ a Belmont Park oct. 25.�?the preliminary sprints brought out four aviators for the first hourly distance and Altitude events of the fourth Day in the International aviation tournament Here Ito sey up for Altitude in a Wright his team mate Johnstone out for distance Latham for distance in a fifty horse Power Antoinette and Claude Graham White. Johnstone soon left the circuit and went soaring after Hoxsey. White came Clown and did not Cross the starting line. Latham kept an even eel at about 200 feet up. The wind was Given at from ten to fifteen mil3s an hour and Seemel to lie the hangars Laperl wide open and it was Evir lonely to be a Day of risk Competition leather permitting. A fair sized crowd filled the lower benches of the stands. kept sweeping in wider circles and was soon lost to sight behind the grand stand. was a speck in the . New Wright flyer out. The a gators took Ull advantage of the Light winds in the hours before the meet opened. The new Wright racer this time the real one. Was unrated last night and this morning. With Orville Walt rat in the Pilot s seat it was up this morning for Only the second time since it was built a a who s that Quot asked one of the onlookers. As Orville stepped to Earth again. A Why. That s Only one of the boys we broke in Down at Dayton Quot answered Wilbur who. Was standing near by. Unofficial timers clocked the first round at a Speed of 62 Miles an hour. Orville Wright took the turns beautifully and apparently will have no trouble with either the outer or inner course. His new engine has eight cylinders and is said to be capable of from 65 to 75 horse Power More than any Wright machine yet put out. The general design though whittled Down to Speed lines follows the familiar Wright ideas. Some of the aviators. Other aviators out were Claude Gra Hame White who tried his Bleriot for the first time and the coun de Les seps. The latter in his passenger carrying Bleriot took up four women passengers in successive flights the misses Grace Ethel and Mertha Mckenzie of Toronto and mrs. William Beardmore. At it the end of the first hour the score stood a for altitudes no figures available. For distance Latham first 20 laps. Grahame White did not finish. Hoxsey and Johnstone were both circling the Field Back from their Altitude ascents. De Lesseps was unreported and not in sight. Leblanc to do As it likes. Alfred Leblanc Captain of the French aviation team received in strip colons today to withdraw from or compete in the Gordon Bennett race for the International trophy As his judgment dictated. He is Stih undecided but adheres to his belief that the course is dangerously obstructed by houses and Trees. There is a movement to have the a a a senator b. F. Shively a is unable to come to. Port to Allen Coyoty Glin and Shep confined to his bed at his Home to South Bend b illness and unable to come to fort Wayne for the address which was to have Dell ered at Princess rink monday evening. Senator b. F. Shively dictated in Brief form his message to Allen county demo. Racy. It was transmitted in a letter j to distr Tot chairman e. G. Hof Taan. Who read it to the audience in making the announcement that serum kor Shively was unable to be present Aad the applause whi6h followed Wmk both an endorse Melit of its sentiments and an expression of sympathy for the gifted senator whom illness has forced out of Active participation in the Oam a pain. In formation Here is to the effect that the blood poisoning which developed in senator Shively s foot As the result of an infected Corn has reached a Seri Ous stage in which symptoms of gangrene Are Manifest and that in All probability the senator will be compelled to in Desgro a surgical operation. Hear Cline and Sheppard. The audience which filled Abonal two thirds the capacity of Princess rink monday evening listened to forceful discussions of the Tariff Issue b5 congressman Cyrus Cline and of representative Morris Sheppard. Of Texarkana Texas. Judge r. K. Erwin presided at the meeting and Thi stage was occupied by prominent democrats who Ofil cited As vice presidents of the meeting. The City Packard band escorted the speakers to the rink. Congressman Cline in his address devoted himself entirely to the Viies Tion of taxation which declared if the most important Issue in the present Campaign. There were no it oratorical frills in his Effort and it was a Plain practical discussion of the Issue that hit the target. Congressman Sheppard skilled in oratory and possessing a scintilla it wit. Gave one of the finest political addresses in fort Wayne in Many a Day. His originality of expression was striking and again and again both cheers and laughter paid tribute to his Power As a speaker. His characterization of sex president Roosevelt As Quot the human Seidlitz powder Quot in his reference to the effervescent versatility of the Purmer president in changing from Issue to Issue evoked roars of laughter and the address fairly gleamed witly flashes of wit that came at the most unexpected moment. Senator Shively s message. Senator Shively s message to the democracy of Allen county which was Road by District Tharman Hoffman reached the City but an hour before and was As follows South i end. Jnd., oct. 24, 1910.�? Hon. Edward g. Hoffman. Fort Wayne. dear or. Hoffman a veneer than i can describe is my sense of disappointment and regret because of the 111 for tune that prevents my attendance at the meeting in your City tonight. I have been looking for Ward with pleasing to this Occas on to meet the Gallant democracy of Allen county to whom i am under so Many obligations to Greet the Many friends of All parties whose generous Good will has made me so much their debtor to urge with whatever of Force i might the magnitude and importance of the cause on trial in Thea Campaign and to congratulate the friends of fair play in the struggle of life on the reassuring signs from All quarters of the triumphant Success of this cause at the coming election. Quot the real issues involved Are not to be obscured by vehement declaration in favor of things which nobody of a a poses and against things which nobody defends. Insurgency in Indiana is much older than the insurgency record of those who pose As its leaders. Four years ago the vote on the congressional tickets disclosed decided revolt against the Dingley act Quot and the multiplying mischief attending perversion of the Federal taxing Power to private and selfish ends. Two years ago the voters of Indiana gave the democracy an aggregate majority of Over 19,000 on its congressional tickets and by returning eleven democratic representatives out of the thirteen districts flashed the red lights of the coming judgment athwart the startled visions of those who enjoyed official honors and emoluments from a system that makes merchandise of government and a moral shamble of the politics of the country. Making a due allowance for minor contributory causes the lesson was too Plain to be misunderstood. The result was accentuated in those districts where the Republican candidates most boastfully defended the Protection principles and. Challenged a verdict upon it. Quot when the work of the revision of the Tariff came on those eleven demo. Crafts stood unfaltering by right on eve i Ery schedule and paragraph. Theta it i men blazed the Way and fixed Vliem a position of Indiana on the measure it 1p<\iv Yore the Bill Ever reached the. A haul a the senior senator from Diana Centina Seva Aki m

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