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alter being questioned. She made
conflicting statements, according
to the police.
A loaded revolver with no
chambers empty was found under
the pillow by the police. F urth-
er search disclosed another revol-"
4 ver, wrapped up in a cloth, beftindj
a bathtub. One empty cartridge1
was found in this revolver.
This revolver is said to belong
to one of'theboarders,.who miss
ed 'it from his room a iew days
ag6. He declared,t according to
the police, that Mrs. Quinn ask
ed him'to"keep his loss secret, of
fering to pay him for the missing'
Mrs. .Quinn, who", is .much
younger than her husband, told'
the" police that her married life
was happy. She said she and her
husband had never had arty Vio
lent quarrels, and he had no ene-
mies, to Ker knowledge.
She was -unable to give a des
cription of the alleged murderer,
saying the lights were low, and
she was able, to see only the form
of a man as' he fled from the
Boarders asleep In nearby
rooms heard the shot, but de
clared $ey saw no man leaving
the premises. '
- o o
Ascent of Uncle Tom.
It is only abo,ut 44 years since
Uncle Torn was, a slave, owning
nothing) not even himself and his
baby. "Now the census of South
.Carolina discloses the fact that of
"its' total of' 176,180 'farms, 96,696
are owned by negroes.
, Brave, Uncle Tom! You are
doing "powerful" well. In fact,
you are doing better than a lot of
DEATH 'FASCINATED WOMAN OF MYSTERY; SHE
ENJOYED BEING NEAR AND HANDLING CORPSES
Undertaker Tells Weird and Re
volting Story of Mrs. Louise
Vermilya Autopsy on Bison
ette's Body Completed.
While the relatives of Police
man Arthur Bisonette are de-
manding a full investigation into
t? his. death and the detention of
Mrs. Louise Vermilya in con
nection with it,
While the ghosts of past loved
ones are rising up to accuse the
woman who is involved in a web
of strange.and sudden deaths,
A tale more weird, and more
revqlting.jnujts. weirness, than
any that Edgar Allen Poe ever
dreamed of, is being told of this
woman of mystery, whom the po
lice are guarding in her home.
It is that death, .death in its
most horrid forms, and even the
cold, bodies of the dead had an
overpowering fascination for
The story is told by E. M.
Blocks, an undertaker of Barring
ton, HI.,, where Mrs. Varmilya
once lived, and where her first
husband, Fred Brinkamp, did
suddenly and mysteriously.
"Mrs. "Vermilya revelled in
death. She loved to be neab dead