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one cent- lie took did he -spend on
himself." j ! 4
And so, Wednesday Mrs. . . Oscar
Schneider vand a little girl, and' a still
smaller boy will be passeriger&bound
for Brussels, Belgium.
And in 1915 the head of that little
: simon c-
family group will be another passen
ger bound for the same place.
The Schneider "Home, Sweet
Home" will hereafter have to be laid
in other lands than the "Sweet Land
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CLAIMS HE WAS OFFERED $1,000
TO PLEAD GUILTY FOR ELLIS
' Making public what is believed to
have been a desperate attempt to
save the memory of a murdered wo
man from stain at expense of the life
of a man, her alleged slayer. Attor
ney George Remus, counsel for Wm.
Cheney Ellis, yesterday said he had
been offered $1,000 to plead guilty
on behalf of his client, who is charg
ed with killing his wife here last Oc
tober. Remus refused the "offer," which
he said was occasioned by his state
ment that in defense of Ellis he would
prove that Mrs. Ellis confessed to her
husband her love for another man.
"Transitory" insanity and not
"emotional" insanity, as was at first
announced, will be Ellis' defense,
Remus said today.
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MINE BOSS DENIES CHARGES OF
Trinidad, Col., Feb. 24. To con
tradict testimony that peonage ex
ists in Delagua mine of Victor Amer
ican Fuel Company, Colorado coal
operators called B. W. Snodgrass,
sup't of that mine, before congres
sional committee. Snodgrass enter
ed general denial of charges of miner
witnesses, including the story told by
Sam Valenti that a miner was shot
and killed in the Delagua mine-during
January arid his body brought out by
Cross-examined, Snodgrass ad
mitted the militiamen on guard at the
Delagua mine work as mine guards.
He said that being superintendent,
he is also mayor of Delagua. It is an
incorporated town and the c6mpany
pays no town taxes and meets thet
expenses of the town with the pro
ceeds of the saloon licenses.