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His Last Hope Gone

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Minxeai'OLIS, Mlnn., Xov. 21.- The supruiíie court has iiifirmed the decisión ot the lower court in the Hayward case. The date of tho exeoution will be set by tho goveruor later. The court is unanimous In ita opinión ave in one flnding as to the admissnbüity of Mra.Hozeltlne's evidence, to which Chiof Justice Stuart dissents. Tho court flnds no error in the conduot of the trial and declares that the trial judge was justified in excluding testimony aa to the sanity of Adry Hayward while on the stand, while B3 foundation lnui boen l:iid as to his provious mental oondltlon, Uayward Uears the Nevrs. It was also proper to exclude the evidence as to insanity in tho family under the circumstances. Tho distinction between insar ily as a direct issue and as a collatoral ono affectinR the competency of a witness is noted Harry HayArard turned pale when the decisión was announced to him, but would say nothin more than, "It w:ts just what 1 expocted. " Ho is apparently without hope. County Attorney Nye, to whom Goveruor Clough referred thu fixing of the date of execution, will name Dec 6 a the date.


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