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WOMEN EASY, SAYS "OSBORNE" 1
JUST FLATTER 'EM
New York, Dec. 5. "Anybody can
do it," according'to "Oliver Osborne."
Chas. H: Wax, being brought from
Chicago to New York today for use
as material witness in case against
Rae Tanzer, charged with using the
mails in attempt to defraud Jas. W.
Osborne out of $50,000, was referring
to his activities as swindler of wom
en. Police and postal tauthorities
say he has swindled 200 of them, in
various parts of the country, using
"Oliver Osborne" and many other
"It's just like anything else," said
"Osborne." "It takes application.
"I usually proposed at first meet
ing sometimes five minutes after I
met her; sometimes I thought it best
to wait two hours.
"I always dress well I get an $11
suit, a pair of nose glasses, yellow
gloves, gray spats, a walking stick
and a chrysanthemum or rose in the
buttonhole. A get-up like that will
make a bartender or a waiter look
like a millionaire. If a man can live
up to his chrysanthemum he has the
fight half won at the start.
"Tell 'em you love 'em the first
time you meet 'em. That fetches
them. Waitresses and women with
their own cars, they're all alike."
"I pick out features of which the
woman is vain. It may be her eyes,
her hair, her figure. If its her figure,
T srv it's like the Venus of Phidias in
the Pitti gallery. I have no idea
where the Pitti gallery is or whether
Phidias carved a Venus, but neither
has she' and it goes great"
Complicating element was thrown
into process of unravenng usDorne
' mess today by declaration bf Rose
and Dora Tanzer that Wax is not the
"Oliver Osborne" that had affair
with their sister Rae.
MYSTERY IN WOLFE SHOOTING
Police are investigating the shoot
ing of Hartwig C. Wolfe, 4516Green
wood av., late last night. He was
found unconscious from gunshot
roniiTifls in the hfiad. A shoteun was
near by. He was taken to Michael
Reese hospital, where he died.
Dr. Edward Wells of the hospital
told the police he had been informed
that Wolfe shot mmseii, intending
suicide. No motive, however, was
eiven. Wolfe was a manager of the
"Hub" clothing store.
WANT TO KNOW WHY HOLPUCH
IS SO INTERESTED-
Council schools ' committee today
delegated a subcommittee to inquire
of School Trustee Jos. Holpuch as to
why he is taking sue ha keen interest
in the purchase of a" lot at Clifton"
Park av. and 22d street as a school
site. 1 Holpuch, it is said, has organ
ized meetines about the 34th ward,
at which he has spoken enthusiasti
cally in favor or tnis lot as a scnooi
Washington. Establishment of
American military government in
Santo Domingo marked by fighting
in which several marines were in
jured. Eleven Dominicans killed and
Washington. Government has in
quired of Austrian government con
cerning facts surrounding torpedo
ing of American steamer Chemung
by Austrian submarine.
Christiania. Since start of Euro
pean war 183 Norwegian, steam ves
sels of total of 281,628 tons have
been sunk, with sixty sailing vessels
whose tonnage totals 43,787.
New York. Henry Ford practical
ly out of peace business. His month
ly expenses of that kind are how only
$15,000 or $20,000, R. G. Neely of
the Ford Co. explained.
Baltimore. Bethlehem Steel Co.
grants 10 per cent wage increase to
40,000 men employed at South Beth
lehem and Steelton, Pa., and Spar
row!? Point, Md,