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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 20, 1912, Image 4

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'"My brother's addressjs Paul
m R. Mabury, 919 West 28th street,
Los Angeles, Cal. Iv never can
thank you eribugh-for all that you
have done-for me. Dispose'of the
remaips here quickly. Don't
send home. B. Carson."
The letter was written in pen
cil, and time 4 a. m. today.
Osborn said today:
"I am not sure Mrs. Carson
was guilty of intention to'smug
gle. I don't think she understodd
the laws.
"I pleaded with Collector Loeb
to allow time for me to confer
with her and investigate the case,
but Loeb said he saw no reason
to make iany exceptions: He
said theipearls must "be confiscat
ed at once, and she herself ar
raigned before the commissioner.
"Loeb said her case would be a
good example to other women
who trie'dto evade the customs
laws.
i "After she had gone through
all the examinationsshe did not
want to return -to the Wokqtt
hotel. She said she (feared report
ers. She wanted toxva'de-publicity.
"She was very nervous w,hen
she left me to go to the' Broztell.
But Lhad no idea she would try
to kill herself. She was a woman
of refinement and accomplish
ments. "She left San Francisco last
August and made a trip around
the world. She attended the
Durbar in India.
"Her mother and' sister are ill
at their home in San Francisco.
She was worried because . she
thbught her- arrest would- make
her mother worse. ' " v
'T, felt -sure thewhole thing
was a mistake. That ,is';why I
begged foptime to make an in
quiry, but, it. was denied by the
collector:"
San FranGisco, March? 20.
Mrs. Edwin Carson, who com
mitted suicide in the BVoztell ho
tel, New' York todayjWas the
widow of Edwin Cafsoh, and one
of the rriost.prominent club wom
en of. this city. , "
Mrs. Carson was scheduled to
deliver a, lecture on, her trip
around th,e 'world, ancf-especially
on theTJurbar or her return here.
SW Hvedcatl925 Gaugh -street,
and was wealthy.
WEVTHINK IT BJJT
Why Don't We Say-It
ON THEr CONTRARY, JjtflS
COAT ' D06 MOT HIT;,
IMP. f IKT TUC -DADtD ,AN
ii it MUb nib ifiruv'vu
ThX WLLW ,..r.

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