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first husband, that was threaten
"Why should the spirit of her
first husbandrthreatn her?" ask
ed the- physician.
"I think it was because she had
married me. I think the spirit of
her first husband was angry about
that. One'Tnorning, aftera v-ery
bad night, she said to me:
" 'I might kill you at any time,
( The physician told of thU talk,
ofcGrace's to the police. Th po
lice again arrested Mrs. Grace;
and shVwasi refused bail.
Then the mother jo Mrs: Grace,
a. Mrs. Ulrich, arrived in town.
SHe said to a detective :
-"Grace; was always threatening
my daughter. I have letters, that
WH prove' he threatened to do
something: for which- he would
hot be held responsible unless shej
gave,him money." r - i
This started a new lead. Had
Grace shafchjfnself in, order to et
his wife into trouble,?
,That made-thecompany with
which Grace had, insured his life
'start an inquiry. They founcf that
Grace had totality misrepresent
ed his finances. They have sufcd
Whave the) policy rendered in
valid. Then -Grace,! in another mo
ment of coniciousness,.jnade an
other extraordinary statement.
He said that after his wife Had
shot him, she hypnotized hini,
anld hat wliile he was Tinder hr
influence, she forced him to write
a letter after dictation.
The letter has been found. It
never was mailed. It is in Grace's
handwriting; tl is ddrtssed to
Mrs. Grace at Newman; and iri it
Grace says that he has changed
his mmdJabQUt the trip to Phil
adelphia and will npt go. '
Then ' Grace's own mother
came to the rescue of her daughter-in-law.
She gave out a signed
statement in which she sajd that r
she did' not believe that Her
daughter-in-law had ,shot Grace,
hir rwtm snn., 55hfc jafd she
thought tht her sort's mipd -must !
of thewptind caused by the bul
While the police are stilj'piiz
zlijig over these phases of-the
.matter-JudgeBroyles, who will
srt4n the case, received an anony
mous letter. It purported to'
come from' a negro woman, and
it said that the shootiner df tkace
hadbeem dojje hy tfie, husbatfd"df
UL dorft want to' sfe? a Whfte
woman miiail forhat mv hus-,
iband did,u says thdletter. i '
rsow, wijen Mrs: urace lett ner
home after the shooting took
place, the only person left Hiefre
besides her husband was a negfp
When Questioned bv the'nolice.
this neero said that h had'heard
iGrace groaning that raoroihg,
and that Mrs. Urace hafl toijl mm
to send away the doctor wheji he
came. -. t
I There the case rests dt present.
IGrace has beep, examined under
;the X-ray and the position of thre
;bullet established. It jias been
decided to perform a Very danger- j
,ous operationto remove the bulr
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