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mjftXXXV" NQ 176- SALT LAKE CITY, MONDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 6, 1913. 12 PAGES FIVE CENTS. IS
15 CHOICE
JMRSHAL
State Organiza
ses Former Ac
'hich It Indorsed
a Nebeker.
r SELECTED
, S. ATTORNEY
o Storrs and Ray
r for National
eman Wallace ;
y Be Changed.
CRATIC SLATE
IRAL APP0IN7EES
tes Marshal George
rovo.
;es District Attorney
of Salt Lake,
teneral I. C. Thore
rake. ' United States Land
i Vernon of Logan.
United States Land
L L. Pago of Marys
f the Port T. T.
It Lake.
ob Assayor John W.
t Lake,
ink Examiner John
lit Lake.
1c slate committee and
oiml Committeeman W.
night agreed on a now
tea for federal appoint
ee hours of deliberations
as announced. The rc
tvi victory for National
iV. R. Wallace, as the
tl from Its former nctlon
e national commlttec
s for this two principal
marshal and district at
ctcil. the contest for
arshal was the most cx
rmony" committee, after
question for four hours
forenoon and afternoon,
recommended that the
i tackle the situation
o. and on the first bal
kcr, who liad been pre
for marshal by the stale
George A. Storrs, the
cc, were tied with thlr
h. with flvo scattering
second ballot Storrs re
votcs and Nebeker four-
Finally Settled.
jftiM? far as the stale committee is eon
1. ita actlon last night Is final. How
SKi a resolution was "passed Just at the
5jR,0n of the meeting, authorizing
aBtanl Committeeman W. J?. Wallace
jkJBktc Chairman Samuel R. Thurman,
IH; the adce of the executive commlt
H to Wftlte such changes in the slate
K?' might deem expedient.
UKniti a few days It is probable that
jKi of prominent Democrats will
i (g'"1 1 Suit Lake to confer with the
CW'-lHi commitlc-'man and the stalo
JWnan to the advisability of recom
sTRJlng' for ""Pointmont the persons
sldaBiu 'n th cominlttc's slate. It is
Kdered more than probable that one
changes -will be mnde in the slate,
rZJKJ,U n'Kllt 1,0 orc seemed willing to
OF'JE'r Guess a3 to what thoHe changes
MyvaIs Favored.
J'KP0Lmt,.,nonf'' l"c results of tho
ClT l8u&.UMC mc,cting last niShl was
ll KeiV Ii'wUoI1 of thn appointment of
(FTnslC0'""VC0 t0 so to Washington
iim'fitUHhuJ1 the immediate removal of
llWffinrf," fcdpral holders, on
An ,of nc,ril'clous activity in poli
AiK 'Plil effort will be made by
vHfcnumw? t0. cccuro tl10 removal
Wtt( m5r, oi Postmasters who are tald
VBmim1Iii Irtlcufirly nctivo in nm
wionWi i '1b"oh Clove of Provo was
, Tri riaf. ojiu of tho nostmasti-rs un-
me rollers would soon bo
Mn5,f th Mnto committee on
jtnn.u.d,ffcre"ccs hntweon the na
"nnilttoninnii and Urn state com
vere naal-ncd to a special com
" eighteen for adjustment, this
. ,.n2!7.m,lt0 t0 report back to
mir.,tteu ,I,ut "'slit. Tho "hnr
HJiUee "1et nl l'-n o'clock yes
orcnoon and continued in session
ir.3 tlKl.,le.?n a report rec-
iti thc 5,11 1 committee ro
Lcb ?n,l,,st. 8I-1ntr 1" indorsing
of .?.r .cdeni1 ottlt;o '"! that a
mmm,"1,d.a,c3 ,)C hidorscd by tho
eSicc ,U8t. ,,Ifjhl. the nallonal
cUoSS aVcelnfj- to abido by the
coK; 1 1,e 0,,,y one of tho "har
n 7i ce Pnoa'nT this plan was
Johnson, of Ogdcn.
ions U8 Made.
conhd0rabl0 dlHcuealon the state
'fftJl'SlU adopted tho rccom
n or the committee. Then tho
fnp.rSMdC(1 t ballot on tho can
i lfiouB orriccs.
Blk n B.ct ,attorney W. W. Ray and
nionhcn.lJ werc placed in noml
l.ttin!w!J received twenty-mrco votes
ft thicni? olBllt- -vt lt meotinB Inst
PBR ..8lat committee had Indorsed
gfovor Ray hy a close vote. Na-
tmtlnued on Pago Nine.)
GEORGE A. STORRS, for
mer sheriff of Utah county,:
who, last night, was indorsed
by the Democratic state com-i
I mittee for the United States j
Marshalship for Utah.
i
1 -T
A
"I I"
WOMAN STRANGLED:
wmm BODY
Victim Evidently Murdered in
Chicago and Taken to
Suburb in Auto.
OHJCAGO, Oct. 5. The body of a
woman, her clothinj: torn to shreds and
scattered about her, was 'found on a
prairio near Arjro, ill., a suburb, today.
She apparently had been strangled with
a heavy cord which lay a few fccL from
the body. There was a black and blue
mark encircline her uock." Tho body
cvitlontly hud been carried out. on the
prairie in an automobile. There were
no signs of a struggle near j.bc spot
where it was found, but fresh automo
bile tracks indicated how the body had
been transported. Some of her ;rar
mente, torn and tattered, woro found
alontf the road several blocks from
where the body lay.
The woman was about 35 years old.
The clothing all bore Iho marks of Chi
cago merchants. The body was found
by Charles Kluck, a hunter.
The black circle about tho woman's
neck, was the only mark of violence on
the body.
The cord with which sho apparently
had been strangled was of tho kind used
by fishermen and was firm but strong.
It had been taken from her neok and
throwu away. She had boon dead about
live hours when the body was found.
Cards and papers found ajnonK the
woman's effects caused tho belief that
she may have been .Miss Ida Leegson,
who formerly lived at the homo of W.
IC. Morris in this city. Miss Loccson,
according to Mrs. Morris, boarded at
their home during the summer while she
was a student, at tho an institute. She
left Soptombor 1 saying sho was going
to Mason Citv, IaM to becomo a teach
er in the public schools. Since that
time Mrs. Morris had not heard from
Miss Lecgson. . .
Mrs. Morris said Miss Locgsou ro
sombled tho description of the body
found. "vSho was about 'A3 years old,
with blue eyos and notioeably abundant
blonde hair," she said. "She also
roomed here four years ago wlnlo a
student at the University of Chicago.
Miss Leugson. I remember, was born ni
Oehkosb. Wis."
Although tho body was not viewed to
night bv anyone who had known Miss
Lcefrson the notes round In tho clothing
seemed to mako the Identification cer
tain. Among them was a telegram from
Mason CUy. la., addrossed to Miss Tela
M. Lfccpson and signed Hugn M. Gll-morc-
?'lm sending 50GE, Como imme
diately," was tho toxt, of the message.
Miss Loogsop at ono time was nn art
studont of Iorado Taft. according to
Miss Morris, who said sho had much
ability as n sculptor.
MASON CITV, Ta., Ocl. 15. Miss Tdu.
Iccgson was employed here as a. teacher
in the grade schools from beplcmber 1
" noon on September 29. At that time
she asked the board of education for a
release, saying that she liad o position
as supervisor of another school, which
she did not namo. Sho left this cits
last Monday evening. She camo here
from a Chicago tcachors" agency, and
had pleased the local board with her
work.
PRESIDENT VISITS
YOUTH IN HOSPITAL
Victim of Automobile Accident H"ot
Badly Hurt and Explains How
It Happened.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 5. PreFldcnt Wil
son went to Providence hospital today
and visited (Robert Crawford, tho 15-v.rar-old
messenger boy who was struck by
the prusldonfa antomobiln yesterday. The
ores dnnt sat at tho boy's bedside while
tho youngster related again the circum
stances of the mishap, how ho was try
ing to dodgo stones being thrown at him
y another boy. and turned his bicycle in
from of tho automobile without Hoping it.
"I did not know you wnro in the ma
chine," hn said. Ho showed Mr. Wilson
hlH Injured ankln and brulKcd knee. 'Ill
bo all right in a few days. ho said. I
had better be or I'll Iobc my job.
Tho president reassured him that folka
did not UHually loau their John whim they
met with accidents and not lo worry
about H. T'1" follow beamed with
lov at tbc prcsldnnl'M visit, lutruduoed
Mr. Wilson to come of the rmlionta abma
iVlin and thanked him for hl lslt with
tears in hi 8 eyes.
REBEL STATES
HUE SEVERED
-FROMMEXICO,
Carranza Made President and
Hermosillo Named as Capi
tal City of Provisional
Government.
HALF MILLION LOAN
IS EASILY SECURED
Monclova and Cuatro Ciene
gas Retaken br Constitu
tionalists; Big Battle Im
minent at Peyotes.
By International News Service-
WASHINGTON. Oct. 5. The Mexican
revolutionists, it is announced, have pro
claimed their independence of the pro
visional government, with Hermosillo a'a
tho state capital and Carranza as presi
dent. The new government has already
secured a loan of 5600,000 by a 50 por
cent Hen on the customs of the state of j
Sonora. j
The loan was arranged by Francisco !
Escudero, who Is to be the secretary ot
tho treasury of the new cabinet, and
who has la.tely been in Washington.
Says Loan Was Easy.
The fiscal agent of the new provis
ional government said to the Interna
tional News Service tonight:
"This loan was easy because we
showed to the nyndlcate that wc not only
absolutely control tho senate of Sonora.
but that wc were collecting the customs
from nil the customs houses. In addi
tion to that source of revenue, there Is
the internal taxation In this province,
and a similar collection of taxes in Du
rango, Chihuahua, Zacotecafl, Coahuiia
and various outlying torrltorlcs in which
there Ib no evidenco of a Huorta force.
Loans to us are perfectly satisfactory
and will bo easily made in the future
"Thorn will be an early formal an
nouncement of tho membors of President
Carransa's cabinet, nnd tho war will
proceed until wo change our .capital to
the City of Mexico."
Will Start Navy.
Tho state dopartment officials under
stand that the Carranza government will
use Kb loan for the purpose of gradually
building up a navy. It is first proposod
to buy an armed steamer from some
foreign nation, not the United States,
so as not to exclto the animosity of
President Wilson. Thin vossol, with,
others, will be used to clear the Pacific
coast of whatever navy Huerta has, and
open tho customs houses all along that
coast for the benefit of the Carranza
treasury.
It is admitted at tho state department
that "It is customnry but. not necessary
for nn insurrectionary party demanding
recognition to be able to show that It
Is In possession of seaports. They think
that Carranza Is putting his claim for
recognition beyond question by the pos
session of a navy and seaport3 through
which he can get all the arms and am
j munition he needs from foreign sources.
REGARD SUCCESSES
AS ENDING OUTBREAK
MEXICO CITY-, Oct. 5. Government of
ficials regard (he federal nuccesses in the
lost week as a "death blow to th or
ganized revolution In the north." The de
feat of the rebels at Santa Rosalia ap
pears to be confirmed. Advices from Gen
eral Samuel 13. Mcrcado. military gover
nor of the Btate of Chihuahua, to the
dopartment of tho Interior, describe the
result as a rout of the enemy. The town
was recaptured, according to the gover
nor, who added: "Th victory is of great
Importance, because of tho fact that the
trains by which the cnomy oxpectcd to
retreat to thft south, have been captured
un woll as large quantities of war ma
terial." Huerta Encouraged.
This ictory, together with the occupa
tion by General Maag of Sablnas on his
march to Ptcdras Nogras has greatly en
couraged tho war department officlaln.
General Trucy Aubert with 1000 men
marching to "tho rllef of Torri'.on. has
reached Madero. about 100 miles cast of
Torreon. but Is making alow headway ow
ing to thn necessity of repairing the rall
muds. it In reported that the rebels
practically have abandoned tho Torrcon
district.
General Felipe Alvarez Is said to hn pre
paring an expedition to march on Duian
go. which for months has been in the un
disputed possession of the rebels.
Tezultlan, In the state of Pucbla: still
Is besieged by the Indluns, but foreigners
and non-combutanta havo been able to
leave the town, reaching Pucbla city safe
ly under federal escort.
Pillaging and Burning.
Tezlutlan. in thn stnt of Pucbla. Mill
ranchcrt continue In various parts of Pu
obla and Morelos. The efforts of the reb
ols In San Luis Potonl. foahulla and N'u
evo T.eon are contlnnd to the cutting of
railroads and the raiding of small towns.
Krcderlco Gamboa. the nominee of tbc
Catholic party for tho presidency, Manual
Calnro, the liberal candidate and the fol
lowortf of General Felix Dlar. aro pushing
the work of organization for the elections
on October 26. The hill for the postpone
ment of the elections, however. Is due to
omn before the chamber of deputies thin
week. The question or Ihe constitution
ality of tho measure Is said to have cre
ated a dlvlKlon of tl'e committee- to which
It was reffrivd recently upon Its intro
duction in tho chamber. In political cir
cles iho defeat of the measure la regarded
ns likely.
IM GIVES
HIS VIEWS ON
President of Twelve Says
Every Official of Mormon
Church of Proper Age
Should Marry.
CONFERENCE CROWDS
UNUSUALLY LARGE
Attendance in Forenoon Esti
mated at 12,000; in After
noon, 15,000; Three Big
Overflow Meetings.
Moro than 15,000 persons attended
tho main and overflow meetings of the
eighty-fourth semi-annual conference of
tho Mormon church yesterday after
noon, and it is ostimated that at tho
two meetings held in tho morning the
attondance was about 12,000.
Francis M. Lyman, president of the
council of twelve apostles, dcliverod the
opening address of tho day, his remarks
taking the form of exhortation to the
priesthood and presiding officers in the
several ecclesiastical subdivisions of tho
church particularly and tho lesser
pricsbhood and momborshJp gonerally.
President Lyman declared that every
offlcial in tho church, of proper age,
should bo a marriod man.
At tho tabcrnaclo mooting of the
morning the attendance was estimated
at 10,000, with President Joseph P.
Smith in charge. An overflow mooting
was held in Assembly hall, whero tho
uttendanco wns about 2000, with Apos
tlo Itudger Clawson in charge and Roy
L. Pratt, -president of the Mexican mis
sion, nnd Lewis S. Pond, president of
Bannock stake, assisting. Tho music
at tho overflow meeting was supplied
bj' the Forest Dale choir, A. W. Ilors
ley directing.
More Overflow Meetings.
In the afternoon the tabernacle at
tendance was as largo as that
of tho morning, about 10,000,
tho great auditorium being filled
ab each session. Two overflow
meetings wero held, in the after
noon, one in Assembly hall and tho oth
er out of doors nn temple square. In
the Assembly hall meeting Apostlo Jo
soph F. Smith, Jr., presided, assisted by
Serge F. Ballard, Mark Austin, John W.
Hart, Stephon W. Ohipmnn and Orvil
L. Thompson. At the outdoor overflow
meeting Apostlo Goorgc F. Kichnrds pre
sided, assisted hy President Nephi L.
Morris of tho Salt Lake stake, Presi
dont Tlugh J. Cannon of the Liberty
stake, Benjamin Goddard of the bureau
of information and 0. Alvin Home.
At the tabernaclo in tho morning the
music was given by tho choir alono,
there being no congregational singing
as on Saturday. Miss Edna Anderson
sang "The Pionoor" as a solo, rcpra-
sonting tho Snow academy. The hymns
wero " Awako, Ye Saints of God,
Awake," and "Though Deepening
TrialB Throng Oar Way." "Palm
Branches"' was sung by the choir as
tho closing selection. Invocation was
by James Duckworth, president of tho
.Blackfoot stake, and benodiction was
by Elder D. Duncan, a Hnwaiian from
that mission.
Lyman's Exhortation.
Presidont Francis M. Lyman's ex
hortation, tho first address of tho morn
ing session, wns In substance as fol
lows: I realize that I shall not live long
enough to talk to you on this subject
in vour home stakes and wards,
hence I desire to take, this oppor
tunity to treat the theme briefly at
this time.
Ministers of the churches who refer
to the scriptures quite generally, read
from the poylnga of tho Apostle Paul,
and I doslro also to takn text from
him this morning, and paraphraso
it Hnd glvo to it a considerable, ex
tension, so that It may meet the
necessities of tho Latter-day .Salnt.i.
Paul seems to have given this tet
particular application to ono class of
church official, and that la the
blnhop.
Paul says that if any man demre
tho offlco of bishop he desires a good
thing. My view is that If any man
desire Hiiy offlco whatsoever in this
church he doslrcs a good thing. Ho
also nava that a bishop must be
blamclcjw and I say that any offi
cial "n tho church should ho blame
less. Paul says that a bishop should
be a married man, the husband ot
ono wife: and 1 any that every offi
cial In this church -Hhould be a mar
ried man. provided ho bo of proper
age.
Advice to Officials.
A bishop should be of good behav
ior, says St. Paul; and my opinion
Ih that there is not an official in the
entire church, groat or small, who
should not so conduct himself. The
bishop should b vigilant, according
to Paul: and that applies to every
other official. A bishop should bo
sober, ouys Paul; and 1 think thnt
every other official should bo sober,
as well as ovcry member of the
church.
Paul says that a bishop should be
glvon to hospitality. Every member
" ,w
(Continued, on Pago ThrcoO !
MRS. MILDRED ALLISON REXROAT,
the Chicago woman, who was lured to her
death hy the mysterious "Spesccr, who haa heen
J captured and wh declares he has slam fourteen
i persoas.
SOTS C01SEI
ffiHPBCED
Rumor Afloat, However, That
the Governor Has Held
Back Something.
ALBANY, X. T., Oct. R. Out of a mass
of rumors, denials and contradictions re
garding the Sulzer impeachment trial to
day there came this one confirmed piece
of news counsel for the governor will be
ready to proceed with their case when
court convenes tomorrow afternoon. No
further adjournment will be asked. Sena
tor Harvey D. Hlnmnn will make the
opening statement, and, perhaps, the first
witness, Louis A. Sa reeky, the governor's
former campaign secretary, will be called
before court adjourns.
A final conference between the governor
and his counsel was held tonight. Xo In
formation about what took place was giv
en out.
Boforo going to the executive mansion
Senator Hlnman Fald that hB opening
statement was not ready to give out. Tlla
failure to finish the nddrcss produced
many rumors.
One of tho most persistent was that
the governor's counsel went into the con
forenco tonight feeling, anything but se
cure over the story he has told them.
They feared, It was stated, that ho had
not told thorn all due to his lack of
memory, which frequently has been
blamed for his springing unexpected an
gles of his lofensu on them. Ho was
urged, it was said, to make a final re
view of tho case and give his counsel
absolute assurance thnt there was no
ground he had not covered so Mr. Hlnman
might closo his address.
CHANT PRAYER FOR
THE WOMEN IN JAIL
Party of Militant Suffragettes Interrupt
Rocital of Litany in West
minster Abbey.
LONDON, Oct. o. BecauEe the clorgy
do not include women in their pray.ers,
a party of suffragottos interrupted tho
morning services at Westminster Ab
bey today by chanting a prayer for the
women now in prison.
The party rose as tho litany wns be
ing recited and ignored a request to de
sist from singing. At the conclusion the
women loft tho abboy quietly. Address
ing n crowd outside, one of them said:
'This is nothinc to whnt will hnppcn
unless womou arc included in thci
clcrcys's prayers."
WOMAN PREPARES TO
JOIN HUSBAND IN JAIL
SEATTLE. Wash., Oct. 5. Six womon
and 32 men convicted of Mgnlng tho res
olutions of doflnnce oi Superior Judge
John 15- Humphries spent Sunday In tho
county Jail. Mrs, Hulct M. Wells, whose
husband. Socialist nominee for mayor last
vfur, is In Jail, mado preparations today
to surrender to tho sheriff. Sho had signed
tho resolutions, but had not been ar
rested. The Socialist state central com
mitt eo met today to devise means for
supporting the wives and children of tbc
men In jail.
NEGRO IS ARRESTED
AS MURDER SUSPECT
SAX DIKGO, C'al.. Oct. - At tho re
quest of the I.os Angeles authorities, the
police todav arrest ed Burr Lafond Har
ris a negro 2 years old. who Is sus
pected of having knowledge of the mur
der of Mrs. Itebeeca (Jay. a Christian Sci
ence practitioner In that city. In his coat
pocket mis a revolver
Harris la known to hav'o come to thin
city the day nfter Mra. Clay was killed.
! Ho had nothing to cay.
eUBUCIS MAY
1LDJMENTI0I
Formal Call for Meeting of
National Committee Will
Be Issued Today.
WASHINGTON'. Oct. 5. The Republi
can national committee will meet In
Washington on December 1G "to confer
on party matters and lo take any action
which may be deemed advisable.'" A
formal call for the meeting will bo issued
tomorrow. The meeting was decided upon
at a conference of Chairman Charles D.
Hlllcs and Secretary J. B. Reynolds.
The decision to call tho national com
mittee results from the repeated requests
of Republican leaders that an opportunity
be given to revise the rules of the Re
publican parly. The principal changes
demanded are in the basis of representa
tion from the southern states at national
conventions, and in the mothod. of elect
ing delegates from the states that have
primary laws covering that subject.
The New York state Republican con
vention, hold recently, adopted strong res
olutions favoring the holding of a Re
publican national convention at an early
dato to accomplish this revision of parly
rules.
Senators Jones and Cummins, repre
senting tho eo-caUed conciliation commit
tee selected by Republicans and Progres
sives at Chicago last spring, have been
In communication with Chairman Hlllos
recently and have renewed tho request
of tho party factions that the national
committee take up the convention ques
tion nt once.
Tt Is oxpectcd that tho national com
mittee when it moots in December will
not agree to tho calling of a national
convention without protest on the part
of some of Its members who claim that
tho committee Itself has ample authority
to make thn necessary changes In rules
and regulations.
An Increasing number of Republican
leaders, however, which Includes many
of those' prominently identified with party
management in Ihe recent past. Insist
that whatever changes are mado should
bo authorized by a national convention
thoroughly representative of the voters
of all the states. If the national com
mittee decides to call tho proposed con
vention it is expected that it will set a
date early In the spring for the gather
ing so that tho party machinery may
b ready for tho campaign preliminary
to tho congressional elections of next
fall. It Is oxpeciud tho convention. If
called, would be held in Chicago.
LEADING CITIZEN OF
IDAHO DIES ABROAD
Richard Z. Johnson. Trlond of C. C.
Goodwin in Early Days lu Nevada,
Victim of Paralysis.
lOISK. Idaho. Oct. 5. Mrs. It. Z. John
son arrived here unexpectedly toduy nnd
gave her inn tons, leading attorney?, tho
first nows of the douth in Germany of
their father, one of tho Toremofet citi
zens of Idaho, who expired September
10. following a paralytic stroke five days
boforc.
This action was In accordance with his
dying rcquuKl to save his sons worry.
"uichanl Z. Johnson wan twice attor
itev general of Idaho. Tn the caily days
of Virginia City he was associated with
the group that included Judge Goodwin
of Salt Lake, tho ComstockorH and .oth
ers. He came to Idaho In 1S04. lie wan
77 veara old nnd of late years had spent
most of his tlmo at his villa on Lake
Constance, on the Switzerland border.
Aeronaut Killed.
BARCELONA, Oct. I. During a bal
loon ascension here todny a spectator
accidentally caught hold of the guide
ropo and was carried up. Tho aeronaut.
In an attempt to hj-hIhi him. fell out oT
tho basket and was killed. The specta
tor Totalncd his grip on the ippo nnd
landed unhurt a few miles from the. city.
m 1
Henry Spencer Startles f
Chicago Police by Con-
fessing Series of Dia-
bolical Crimes for the j
Purpose of Obtaining j
Money to Spend Reck- j
lessly. P
TWO POLICEMEN 1
AMONG VICTIMS IS
Officers Convinced J
They Have a Whole- j
sale Murderer in Cell, jl
but Doubt the Full JjjJJ
Truth of the Story He III
Tells. Ill
CHICAGO, Oct. . Mrs. Mildred -M j
lison Ruxroat, dancing teacher who was Jjjjl
shot to death nt Wheaton. Ml., a week B
njjo, was the victim of a murderer, who, jjjM
according to his own confession, liad jjjjl
killed thirteen others in as many .year-. iljl
Henry Spencer, arrested in a room near juB
the south sido levee district tonight,
confessed that he not only killed Mrs. jy
Kcxroat, hut that he had slain 'fourteen jjjjB
persons. He was positively identified 1 119
as the mysterious "Mr. Spencer' with
whom Mrs. Itexroat left Chicago on the Jrjl
night she was killed. Mrs. Jlexroat 1111
blood-stnincd rattan suit case was found jnl
in his room "as was the revolver with wm
which he said lie had killed her. jH
Wholesale Murderer.
The polico, while in doubt ns to the H
full truth of Spencer's story, nre con- m
lldcnt that they linvc found n wholesale j'B
murderer and that he will be proved to fl
have killed at loast several of those
whose deaths he describod in a lon ?
confession tonight. Spencer's confes- tpi
sion was so stnrtline that it probably SrjR
would have received no crcdcnc-e had iPB
not the'bloody suit caso and the rovol- gill
ver confirmed nt lewt part of his state- jjjl
AH the murders, except two, h do- ill
claroti, had been for the purpose of rob- St :
bery. The two, Policemen 1'cnnoll and Ijl't
Dovino. shot to death twelve yearn ago, jiffi
he said, ho killed to escape bolng ar- iff
rested. ... Ik a
"I Intouded to kill Mrs. A. J. Scotield. fl
tho proprietor of tho rooming housn ISflu'l
whero I have boen living," ho KiliL "If Blllfi
I had not been aiTeatcd at Just this tlmo. 1 Fjjl
1 would have killed her." (If
Sponccr told the police that ho had lj I
killed ten persons alncc his Inst rleann IHJf
from the Illinois mate penitentiary In l3g
September. 1912, and four, a man and Hfl 1
a woman, and Pollcomont Pcnncll nd 1UK J
Divine, boforc that, fllf j
List of Victims. j
Following Is a list of killings Spencer j
related to Chief of Detectives llalpln: IfclS j
Prior to Sfptomber 12. 1312: jftta 1
Patrolman Timothy Dovlnc and Charles ffl
Pcnnell, shot when thoy surprised Spen- I Ml J
cor and a man named Murphy In the IEJJ 1
act of forcing the door of a houso. Mur- imi t
pby died in tho penitentiary. Spencer ami
w1'!- . , . Ill'1
Kimnv Thompson, murdered lu a room- Ira
ing house at Twelfth streot and Mlchl- III
gan avenue. Robbed of diamonds worth ifVt
$1200. .Luman Mann, Fori of r wealthy Kg1
Chlcngouiu narrowly escaped conviction lie
on circumstantial evidence for this f Jft '! 1
crime cl r a
September 12. 1312. to September 26, lyiM i
1STwo girls at Paw Paw, Mich., In May 2
or Juno. Beat them over th head with lira
a hammer and threw bodies Into the lljfi jj
'lG?rl at Dclavan Lake, Wis., In June, S OL 3
kilb-d with inimtncr and body thrown aVjfi 1
into water. IJr 1
Auod man In Jackson park last ijfl J
spring Met the man at Illinois Central Vl' S
stutlon and wont with him to "Washing- fiff j
ton park Shot him and threw body Into itiM I
tho swa'n pond. Thl was about six J ?
mouths ago. Robbotl the body or ?200.
Used Hammer as Weapon. f UK Jj
Woman In house ut Fulton and Hal- ljf S
stead strooiK. about eight month ngo. H
ICillod her with hammer. Burned hor flirt K
clothing and robbed the houso. tM 2i
Woman In houso about two blocks from llfli
countv hospital. Again used hammer f jilf 1
and burned tho clothing. Got ?H0 and IMN f
sonic rlnp.s 9 111 Hi
Wotran lu Belle Isle pari:, Detroit, jjjjj' S
(Continued on Pago Tw.) H Tj

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