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fNDIANA FAMILY WIRED OUT BY
George C. Richards of Terre Haute,
one of Indiana's big coal operators,
with his wife and his riiece, Mrs. Chas.
Gray, and the latter's 5-year-old
daughter, are all believed lost in the
"Empress of Ireland" wreck.
WINTERS CASE TAKES A NEW
TURN IS GIRL DEAD?
Newcastle, Ind., June 1. Arrester
with his wife and ex-star boarder, W.
L. Cooper, on Friday, on the charge
of conspiracy, and now but, on bond,
Dr. William A. Winters, father of
Hine-year-old Katarine Winters,
whose disappearance March 20, 1913,
has become a national mystery, de
clares he believes that the latest re
port of teh finding "of Katharine in
Findlay, 0., may prove to be a genu
Winters' sensational arrest and
the veiled insinuations behind it that
Katharine may have been murdered
has created considerable excitement
Robert A. Abelea , jgtvate ,detec-
tive, who found Katharine's sweatei
and another garment with a stain
that may be Wood, walled up in the
cellar of the Winters' home, does not
place any faith in the latest report oi
the fitiding of Katharine, but believes
it is only a frameup to detract atten
tion from Winters' arrest. Abele has
located a mound on a farm, the-location
of which he refuses to divulge,
but he believes he will find the body
of Katharine there.
Abele plans to ask for bench war
rants for Winters, his wife and
Cooper today, but has not stated
what the new charge will be.
Katharine Winters' disappearance'
pn March 20 of last year was fol
lowed by a sensational search
through the country. Friends of
Winters raised money to aid this
search. Pictures were thrown on
the screens in nickel shows. Gypsy
bands were followed and searched,
fresh clews cropped up all over the
country and Winters made various
trips investigating these.
The latest clew is that a "girl be
lieved to be Katharine is being cared
for by Probate Judge H. O. Dorsey of
Findlay. The girl was discovered at
the house of a woman named Pratt
Editor Day Book: Political Eclec
ticism: the independent voters of to
day should have an organization and
be known as Eclectic Voters, which
means to choose according to their
own judgment how to vote at elec
tions, not to criticise party recom
mendations, only make selections to
include none but the excellencies and
not the deficiencies of all.
Today the majority of voters are
not concerned in primaries or peti
tions and satisfy their not very ex
acting demands by choosing here and
there a harmonious ticket to vote.
Walter R. McDonough,
6548 Greenwood Av.
Rosebud trirrlming is always dainty
for young girls.