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SAYS WOMAN'S STORY DROVE.
HIM TO ATTEMPT KILLING
Somerville, N. J., Jan. 17. That a
woman's story of her wrongs and
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attempt to loll MonToeP. Ellis, presi
dent of the State Lumber Ass'n, and
of the Conkling Lumber Co., by fir
ing nine shots through the window
of Ellis home while he sat at dinner,
is the story told by Paul Carl, ar
rested after two years' persistent
search by private detectives.
The boy says he did not know and
had never seen Ellis before the shott
ing, but that he was approached by
the woman who declared .she had
been mistreated. .He says he went to
New York to hire a gunman, but he
was laughed at and resolved to do it
After the shooting, he went to his
home in Stroudsburg, Pa., but de
cided he would be safer near the
scene of the crime, so he went back
and worked f pr six months as a clerk
in the office of the man he tried to
One of the private detectives sus
pected the boy, and when he was no
longer able to stand working in Som
erville, the' detective followed mm to
Stroudsburg -and became his friend
and confident until he wormed
enough of the story out of the boy to
CONCERNING THE STREETS AND
Editor Day Book:
The city of Chicago asks the peo
ple to help keep the city clean. In the
public school in our district the boys
have contests in which they are sup
posed to have the alleys clean and
th'e boy that has his part the cleanest
gets a prize.
But fiie city of Chicago instead of
cleaning the streets and alleys dumps
the refuse, such as garbage, dead
chickens, dogs and cats, tin cans and
ashes, in the streets and alleys. For
instance, 28th street from Ridgeway
to Crajtvford' avenues, is' full of such
refuse. 3.0th street .'is" the ;same, as
well as all around this district. Al
leys and 'streets around the school
are full of this rubbish.
Then the city expects the peopie
and children to be healthy. I don't..
Not with such conditions.
- Frank Heidenreich,
2750 S. Hamlin Av.
WOMAN TO STICK TO HUSBAND
WHO SKIPPED TOWN .
In a sad little home at 6262 Jack
son Park avenue, Mrs. George M.
Walsh is nursing her sick baby and
trying torrive at her Great Decision.
Her husband skipped Tuesday. The
next day representatives of the Pack
ard Automobile Co., where he was '
employed as auditor, came to the
house and informed her that her hus
band was short $1,200.
The company's agents .took $50;
all the money she had. Now the girl
wife has nothing for herself or the
baby. She doesn't know just who to
She has before her the example
set by Mrs. Frank Henning, wife of
the young Schaumbeg banker, who
turned her back on her husband the
moment he got in trouble, and on
the other hand she has the example
of Mrs. Angela Whelan, who stuck to
ner husband after he had gotten into
"And do you know," said Mrs.
Walsh through her tears, "I believe
MORE FREE SPEECH TROUBLE
Kansas City, Mo.f Jan. 17. Four
women and three men, including
Mrs. C. B. Hoffman, wife of wealthy
retired miller of Enterprise, Kan.,
spent night in jail following arrest at
meeting held by women as protest
against police regulations curbing the
right of free speech."
Mrs. Hoffman and several other
women arranged the meeting after
the police broke up' an I. W. W. gath
ering and arreste(f nearly 100 nlen.
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