NAN PATTERSON AGAIN
SHE WANTED TO PLEAD IN
CHARGE OF CONSPIRACY.
Assistant District Attorney Rand Ob
jected to Nan’s Pleading In Ad
vance of the Smiths, With Whom
8he Was Indicted—Plea Therefore
Went Over Until Today.
New York, April 13.—Nan Patterson
was brought into the Court of General
Sessions today by her own counsel, to
plead to a charge of conspiracy to get
money from Caesar Young, the book
maker. She is accused of having con
spired with J. Morgan Smith and his
wife, Nan Patterson’s sister, to extort
money from the dead bookmaker.
She was not allowed to plead to the
charge, however, as Assistant District
Attorney Rand asked Judge Foster that
she be not arraigned, holding that it
Nan Patterson’s counsel requested
don to examine the minutes of
jury which indicted her. This
opposed by Mr. Rand, who asked
l a delay of one day in order that Nan
fetight be arraigned in company with J.
Morgan Smith and Mrs. Smitli tomor
row Although Nan Patterson’s coun
sel vigorously objected to the delay the
edort ordered that her plea to the
charge be put over until Friday.
She will be placed on trial again next
Monday on the charge of having
Counsel for J. Morgan Smith and his
wife asked the court to order the dis
trict attorney to return ihe letters con
fiscated from the Smiths in Cincinnati.
The lawyer declared that Mr. Rand had
'to them Before deciding the
question, the court decided that formal
notice be given to the district attorney.
After the court proceedings, Mr Rand
asked the Smiths’ counsel to allow them
to come to the district attorney’s office
mid be questioned, which was refusedi
|tifl said Mr. Rarnl, is endeavoring
DIED IN COURT ROOM
HON. WASHINGTON DESSAU, OF
MACON, PASSE8 AWAY.
VALDOSTA GA., SATURDA Y^’,IPUIL l s , 1905.
He Was Arguing a Case Before the
Supreme Court of Georgia When He
Was Seized With Apoplexy and Ex
pired in a Very Short While.
Atlanta, April 12.—While making a
speech before the supreme court here
this morning, Hon. Washington Des
sau of Macon, one of the mofit prom
inent attorneys in tho state, dropped
back into his chair unconscious and
in ten minutes he was dead.
Mr. Dessau had been' In Atlanta sev
eral days attending tho supreme court
and this morning was making a
speech in the case of the Lamar,
Taylor and Riley Drug Company
against H. J. and W. D. Lamar, ex
ecutors of the estate of Henry J. La-
TED’S STRENUOUS LIFE MONET
ROOSEVELT RUNS A FOOTRACE, BRAZILIAN
AND KILL8 A RATTLESNAKE. | ON HOk
President Roosevelt and a Bunch of
Since he had been in Atlanta Mr.
Dessau had not complained of feel
ing ill and this morning ho appeared
in usual health. He had spoken some
time when he stopped and sank back
into his chain*. Other attorneys in
the court room immediately went to
Mr. Dessau’s assistance and physici
ans were hastily sent for.
A doctor was summoned and res
toratives were applied but Mr. Des
sau never regained consciousness and
he died in ten minutes.
Mr. Dessau was ono of the most
prominent attorneys In Georgia and
was well known in Atlanta where he
has appeared before tho supreme
court for years in some of the most
Important cases ever heard by that
The case in which Mr. Dessau ap
peared had been a hard fought one
and every inch was contested by both
sides during tho hearing here. It ls
known that Mr. Dessau had given the
: deal of attention and wa3
’ after the death of Owsar Yount;. last
June, and was desirous of discussing
this phase of the case with tho Smitlis.
CONFESSION SAVE8 TWO NE0K8.
Thro* Are Awaiting Gillows, and Ono
Say* Ho I. Guilty.
Jacksonville, Fla., April 13.—Isham
Edward, a negro confined with two
others in the Jail here, under sentence
of death for killing N. W fppes, a
school superintendent, ir August of
last year, near Tallahassee, has con
fessed to tho killing, stating that Lar
kins and Caldwell are innocent and
not connected with the killing In any
manner. All three were convicted of
murder In tho first degree at the last
term of court, and now rest under sen
tence of death. .
Tho confession was made public
today, and it Is thought It will re
sult in tho release of Larkin and Cald
The school history list of “The ten
great battles of tho world" will have
-ore It -was callei
.be fought hard,
taken to Mi.* *
conthis, after.noon over the SoadM
JUMPED IN WELL TO 8AVE CHILD
Heroic Act of H. T. Etheridge,
* Winder, Georgia.
Winder, Ga., April 14.—While play
ing In an old lot near her home, this
afternoon, Mary Dottery, the 3-year-
old daughter of G. S. Dottery, fell
through tho rotten planking of a dis
used well, filled with water.
The mother and several ladies wit
nessed the occurrence, and their fren.
zled screams attracted the attention
of Col. H. T. Etheridge, a promlennt
citizen passing on the street. He ran
to the scene, and without waiting to
divest his clothing, jumped Into the
well of twenty feet depth, caught the
sinking body and managed to keep it
afloat until the assistance of nearby
workmen were brought.
Tho child was unconscious when
rescued, but heroic methods of resus
citation prevailed and she Is now
Cowboy. Pursued a Wolf Ten Mileo.
Over Hill., Across Creeks snd
Through Timber the Wolf 8ped, but
the President Was on Hie Trsll.
Frederick, 0. T., April 12—This has
been an ideal day for President Roose
velt and his party of hunterB In the
big Pasture. «
The weather has been cool and
cloudy. The party goes out at 6:30
o'clock each morning and returns to
camp about 21 o’clock for dinner.
Fresh horses are saddled by attend
ants and a new start Is made at 1:30
o'clock In Ihe afternoon.
One of Ihe diversions of the'camp
was a series of footraces, In which
the president participated.
The dogs are so accustomed to pur
suing wolves that they left oft chasing
a wild cat yesterday when a wolf was
In one of the runs a wolf was
chased over the hills and across
creeks and through timber for ten
miles. The pace was fast and when
the wolf was captured there were
only four of the party within sight of
the animal. Bob Burnett, Guy Wagon
er and John Abernathy, three old-time
cowboys, and President Roosevelt.
The third hunt occurred this morn
ing. A lessee of a portion of the pas*
ture arrived In Lawson today and re
ports that the president himself cap
tured a coyote this afternoon.
The president ate his first dinner In
the reservation at the cow camp of
Waggoner and Burnett Tuesday. The
party feasted on beef and beans.
While the president was exercising
early Tuesday morning he killed A
. A TROT LINE
Makes a Queer Catch
An the OcmulgeeL-
lany Ridiculous Th«o-
It Came There,
prll 12.—A compare-
Brazilian money was
ik on Mr. Joe Ango-
tow Macon yester-
inted.on It lan-
was iasued by
Iraxll. A portion
by* the swishing
iund the hook, but
show the denoml-
lobojy could be found
to translate the ton- 1
guage. Thitfdenomlnatlon or value of
the bill tifof Indicated by the letters ^
’’urn” printed over a Roman figure ’
“one." sumo who saw it claimed that
the "urn 1 ' -means “thousand” and the,
figures show-that It was "one thou-!
As soon a. Mr. Angoley saw what
he hadfapld be took It to his friend, 1
Mr. A. Grnhn, the East Macon mer-,,
chant, who advised him to send It c
to Washington to learn Its value In'
Unde Sam’s eoln. |
All sorts of conjectures are heard
as to how tho strange money came to
to/Ocmulgee. Onto theorist de-!
fint It must have been on the;
of a Brazilian who was ship- i
on the South'American coast, -
•led up by,^,man-eating shak; |
In The Spring Time
Jut imagine how we would get
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It a teacher of modern commercial
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In other words our atoek of medium and
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large rattlesnake with his riding quirt. at , th ®
MARRIED HI8 STEP DAUGHTER. Rc
- M,r.:^ and
'f "■.** Goee to Jail.
NJWV^fion, Ga., April 14.-
Monltor reports a sensational
ding occurring near there.
The otherwise quiet community of
Lothalr bfc been much wrought up
recently over the marriage which
caused the arrest and incarceration Of
Iko L. Powell, a well known white
/nan of Lothair. I|
Powell’s wife, who was the daugh
ter of Judge Evans, a highly esteem-
citizen of Lothair, died a few
weeks ago, and three weeks afterward
Powell took his wife’s oldest daugh
ter by a former marriage, a girl about
15 years old, and carried her to Hel
ena, where they were married.
On Tuesday last a warrant was
sworn out by Mr. Bush, of Laurens
county, uncle of the girl, and powell
was arrested by Deputy Sheriff Tay
lor and lodged in Mt. Vernon Jail. The
peculiar nature of the caso has very
naturally caused much comment.
Powell waived a preliminary trial
and remained in jail until Tuesday of
this week, when he gave bond and
was released from custody.
spend the summer off the. coast of Ml
con in tho Ocmulgce, but was'killed
i(h' of Walnut creek by the
Into the creek by the
Company’s plant, tho
i» deserting middles w)
itly chased out of town so
they bed to do eway with
ton gains by throwing
eey that one of those mid-
it have been drowned near
Macon, and that as his body washed
down stream, the trot lino hooked the
bill out of hia pocket.
But no matter how It got thore the
bill ls a curiosity.
large or too si
i' V ■
Lost HI. Foot In « Planer,
Tilton, Ga., April 13.—Arthur, the
17-year-old son of Mr. T. B. Bryant,
employed at the plant of tho Tlfton
Lnmlf>-r and Manufacturing Company,
cauyl t his right foot In the knives of
a pl-i'ilng machine soon after the mill
starii-<l yesterday njornlng. The foot
uk out off just bolow tho Instep.
A piece of lumber had stuck In the
machine, and in pulling it out, the
youifg man put his foot too near tho
life to handl
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