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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 20, 1913, NOON EDITION, Image 3',
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WHY DOES MAN "KILL THE'THINGHE LOVES"?
Winnie Lee, Discusses the Remarkable Case of the Un-
f rocked Priest, Hans, Schmidt, and AnnaAumuller.
BY WINNIE LEE.
DO "all men kill the thing they
OR do men only use "love'' as an
excuse for the great and little wrongs
they inflict on women?
"I killed her "because I loved her
so," said he unfrocked priest who
This is the plainest of proofs that
men and women are actuated by mo
tives so different that sex-ANTAG-.ONISM
IS as much ja. PACT as sex
ATTRACTION. As- soon as woman makes a de
mand upon man, even thought it be
a jighteous demand, she irritates
him. Attraction changes instantly to
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Above, the eyes of Hans Schmidt, the unfrocked priest who has killed
"the woman he loved" and, below, the eyes of Rev. Clarence Richeson, who
killed "the woman he loved" A comparison.
confessed to the murder of pretty
Anna Aumuller in New York this
, And there are . few .women who
have not, once in a life-tune, accept
ed "because I love you so" as explar
nation ENOUGH for some phase of
As a reason for his .pardon," MAN
finds it all sufficient, but. WOMAN,
even while she grasps it for the sake
of peace, never oufte understands it.
repulsion, and man "kills the thing
he loves with "a bitter look" or a
"flattering." word" or "with a
It-is the present fashion to gossip
about sex, and always SEX-ATTRACTION
is understood, as if
man's motives were, controlled only
by the POSITIVE and never by. the
NEGATIVE fofm of love.
And yet,every day comes some new
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