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QUERIES POUR IN ON J.
Buffalo, N. Y., Dec. 4. Ever
since the confession of J. Frank
Hickey to the murder of little
Joseph Josephs of Lackawanna
and Michael Kruck of New York,
requests begging the police here
to ask Hickey if he had anything
to do with similar crimes have
been pouring in.
Today the police questioned
Hickey about the 'following
Disapeparance in August, 1911,
of 18-year-old son of Gideon K.
McMillen, Concord, Mass.
Murder of one boy and kidnap
ping of another at Reading, Pa.,
Disappearance of Edw. Adams,
18, from home at Lemon t, near
(Bradford, Pa., April 18, 1910.
Murder of Wm. Mather, 12, at
North Providence, R. I., on Feb
ruary 29, 1912.
Murder of Freddie McKenna,
8, whose body was found on a
garbage pile at Detroit, March 11,
Murder of Eddie Gardner, 9, at
Murder of Joseph L. Freil, 14,
whose body was found in vacant
house at Pittsburgh,Dec. 13, 1909.
Strangling of Philip Mastrioni,
9, at Bridgeport, Conn., Oct. 6,
Hickey denies all knowledge of
Ohio has 673 divorced hus
bands drawing alimony. She
must be for woman's right to pay
jap Sleuth trying to
Denver, Colo., Dec. 4. Tarre
Yogata, the "Sherlock Holmes of
Japan," expects to free his coun
tryman, Genkyo Mistunaga, now
serving life for the murder of
Mrs. Katherhie Wilson here two
The supreme court was asked
this afternoon" to grant a new
trial to Mitsunaga on the ground
that Yogata has uncovered new
evidence in the case. '
Yogata was interested in the
case by friends of Mitsunaga
here one year ago. He obtained
a special dispensation from the
emperor to come to America and
take up the case.
Yogata arrived here six months
ago. He usedilialf a dozen differ
ent disguises and ran down
dozens of clues. He says he has
established a chain of evidence
that will free Mitsunaga if the
supreme court grants a new trial.
A society lady at a dinner sat
next to a distinguished French
traveler who boasted a little un
duly of his nation's politeness.
"We French," the traveler de
clared, "are the politest people in
the world. You Americans are a
remarkable nation, but the French
excel you in politeness. You ad
mit it yourselves, don't you?"
The lady smiled, "Yes," she said.
"That is our politeness."
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Australia has no orphan asy
lums. Private families take desti
tute children and are remunerated,
by the gdvernment.