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TREATS GIBSON FAIR
..New York, Sept. 20. The
'Austro-Hungarian consul general
failed to have Burton W. Gibson
removed as executor of.lhe estate
of Mrs Rosa Menschik Szabo to
day. Gibson is in jail charged with
the murder of Mrs, Szabo, and the
consul general asked Surrogate
Fowler to separate the accused
man from the executor iob.
"Under ourlaws," said Fowler,
"I mustxansider Gibson innocent
until hejs proven guilty. 1 feel
great sympathy for a man placed
in his position and intend to give
lrim every opportunity to which
he fs entitled under the law."
Gibson's attorney said that to
give an accounting of the estate
at this time would-reveal Gibson's
defense to the prosecution. Fow
ler continued the hearing until
FIGHT DUEL ON STREET
Paris, Sept. 20. "Persons wish
ing to fight duels will kindly not
do so on the crowded streets."
Notices like these are likely to
be posted 311 oyer Paris in the
il. Simmonet, of Neuilly, and
a man Avhose name lias not been
giveivout, fought a duel today.
They fought it right in the Place
de LEtoile, which is in the heart
of Paris, and there were hundreds
around them at the time.
Simmonet caught the other guy
flirting with Mme. Simmonet, and
"Why, certainly,"said the man,
"I carry a case of revolvers al-
wayssfor such emergencies,"
Then I e Hauled a brace of re
volvers fromunder his coat, and"
invited Simmonet to choose one.
Simmonet diet, and they went tor
Eleven shots were fired. Bothj
Simmonet and his wife were,
slightly wounded. By some spe
cial act of Providence, the passers-by
GRACE DIVORCE SUIT ON
Philadelphia, Sept. 20. Mrsr
Daisy Opie Ulrich Grace has be
gun suit for divorce from Eu--gene
H. Grace, charging cruel artdc
One of Jthe charges in the billj;
is that Grace once struck her soT
hard that he brpke her nose.
Mrs. Grace was acquitted of
trying to kill her husband in Atg
lanta, (5a., recently, after a sen
sational trial. The shooting nade,
Grace a cripple for life, paralyz
ing him from the waist down.
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