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Former Head of State Department
Vigorously Denounced Bowen In
- Recent Dispute With the
Assistant Secretary
Mr. Hay's request I spent at his home
what proved practically the last hour
of his life In Washington. Having upon
the occasion indicated to me fully and
lucidly, as was his wont, what he
wished my two colleagues and myself
to do in the lines of departmental action
and the policy to be carried out during
his absence, he referred to the recent
Bowen episode with much feellnff.
Among other things he said he was
disgusted with Bowen beyond expres
sion; that vanity appeared to be a dis
ease with him and that he was both
disloyal and untruthful, and had been
treacherous not only to him (Mr. ±iayj
but to the country."
"In view of this conversation, to
which I have adverted in the -briefest
possible' manner,- ft is 'difficult- to be
lieve that there is any truth in either
of the foregoing paragraphs which I
have quoted, or any others which have
been printed of similar import.
"As I am very soon to retire from the
public aervice I trust you will not feel
that I am not unduly or improperly
trespassing on your time with this
rather personal matter.
- "Respectfully and sincerely yours,
Mr.' Roosevelt's Reply
"The presldenTs* letter is as follows:
3 "The White House, Oyster Bay, Sep
tember 27, 1005.
• "My dear Loomis: — In answer to
your letter of September 25, I desire
to state, in the broadest and most em
phatic manner, that the statement you
quote as appearing in certain news
papers and especially In certain New
York newspapers as to the suppose:!
differences of opinion between myself
and the late Secretary of State Mr.
Hay in respect tc the action taken by
me regarding Mr. Bowen In connec
tion' with the charges against you !s
not merely without foundation in fact,
but Is the direct reverse of the truth.
"You were appointed assistant sec
retary of state on Mr. Hay's sugges
tion and request. He never spoke to
me about you save with respect and
cordial appreciation of the services
you were rendering and he expressed
to me very great regret that you were
going to leave the service and stated
that he had hoped that you would
stay as long as he did and that he
would find it difficult to get any one In
your place whom he would like so
"Mr. Hay expressed himself very
freely on the occasion of his last visit
to Washington, as regards action taken
by me on the report of Mr. Taft con
cerning the charges made by Mr. Bowen
against you.
"Not only did he express himself
about Mr. Bowen to me in the language
you quote him as having said
at about the samei time in speaking;
of Mr. Bowen, but he also, condemned
Mi-. Bowen In much stronger terms than
those which you quote him as having
used, and dwelt particularly on the
fact of what he called the treachery
nnd disloyalty of Mr. Bowen to the
government and to him (Mr. Hay) re
peating again that most of the charges
Mr. Bowen made were really no charges
against you at all, but against himself
(Mr. Hay) and that Bowen of course
knew this.
"Moreover, Mr Hay used about Mr.
Bowen stronger language of condem
nation than I have ever heard him use
about any other man (vho had served
under him. But this was not all. Mr.
Hay then did what he very rarely did.
He expressed his strong dissent from
the action I had taken In indorsing 1
Mr. Taft' a report as regards even the
stating that he disagreed with Mr. Taft
and myself on this point and felt that
you were in no way whatever censur
able, and that the only action that
had been called for was the dismissal
of Mr. Bowen and the announcement
of your entire vindication.
Very truly yours, . .
Peter Anderson Is Said to Have Con.
;. -fessed to Holding. Up;A.
W. Carney"
While drinking in a South Main
street saloon Saturday afternoon, Peter
Anderson, wanted for holding up A. W.
Carney on the night of September 19,
•was arrested by Detective Murphy.
Yesterday, when Carney, who lives in
Toluca, arrived in the city and con
fronted Anderson, the latter is said to
have confessed his guilt. *.; ' .
. Carney-Is' an elderly man and on the,
night of the robbery had be"ett drinking
heavily. He met Anderson at 317 South
Main street and In conversation with
him disclosed that he had a brother
•whom he had not seen for many years.
Anderson Immediately told Carney
where his brother was and offered to
take him to the place.
He is said to have lead the old man
down a dark alley, slugged him and
robbed him of a gold watch and chain.
Detective Murphy, after the arrest,
recovered the watch.
First New Testament Church, Organ.
Ized by Rev. Smale, Increasing in
Numbers and Interest
The First New... Testament church,
recently organized from the First Bap
tist church with Rev. Joseph Smale
as pastor, is growing, there now being
250 members. Rev. Mr. Smale preached
yesterday on the topic "Bread for the
Life of the World." w :---,t
Services are held each afternoon and
evening of Monday, Thursday and FrU
day at Burbank hall and Tuesday. and
Wednesday at the Chinese , mission,
444 1-2 North Main, street. A men's
meeting is held each Sunday .after
noon at Burbank hall.
Under the auspices of the Pioneer so
ciety of Los Angeles county, "Silver
Tongued" Tom Fitch will deliver an
oration upon "The Olden Golden Days,"
in. which he will recite his experiences
on the Pacific coast for forty-five years.
The oration will be delivered at Blanch
nrd hall Thursday evening at 8 o'clock.
The funds derived from the lecture are
to be used for the benefit of the Pioneer
society of Los Angeles county and par
ticularly towards a fund to be raised
for the purpose of erecting a building
for the use of the society. It Is intended
to equip and maintain a historical room
in this building where there will be col
lected and kept all . things of interest
connected with both. the present and
past of California, . .
Miss Clare Mersch
Plucky Miss Clare Mersch Says Shots
Fired at Her Did Not Frighten Her
as Much as the Discovery of a
Burglar in the Home
In spite of the unceasing efforts of
Los Angeles police officers and detec
tives the ungallant burglar who fired
a shot at pretty Clare Mersch of 2013
Aubrey avenue Saturday morning as
she stood on the rear porch of her
homeland drove the Intruder from the
premises remains at large.
The burglar is said by the police to
be an old offender and robbing the
Mersch home was similar to many
other robberies of fashionable houses
of the western section of the city.
Several suspects have been arrested
and "booked on suspicion, but all have
been released and the officers are at a
loss for clews.
As for Miss Mersch she has very lit
tle to say on the subject of the shoot
irig. "He was in the house and trying
to make away with several valuable
pieces of cut glass and I fired at him,"
she said yesterday.
"How does it feel to be shot at? Oh,
I don't exactly know. I didn't think
about that at the time. I fired at him
and it seemed only natural that there
should be an answering flash, but I
never thought about being hit until he
was out of sight. I didn't take much
of a chance, anyhow, because he was
running so fast and it was dark.
"The worst scare of this burglar
business is when you realize that a
burglar is actually in the house. My
first glimpse of him was as he stood in
the shadow of the curtains in the bed
room. My heart stood still as he
dashed across the hall and struck out
the light.
"But after that the burglar ceased to
be a novelty and I wanted to send a
souvenir along with him. I always
have my revolver where I can get it
and it didn't take me long to follow up
the man. .
"He stopped In the yard for a mo
ment and then started toward me. It
was only natural that I should press
the,. trigger and I wasn't surprised
when that answering shot came.
, :: "I. suppose a girl stands about as
good a chance in tackling a burglar as
a man does," continued the pretty
young woman, as she put the heavy
handled revolver back in a top bureau
- ii ■ ,-. SANTA. MONICA
No Gore Spilled, No Bones Broken.
Famous Matadors Softly Prod
Mild. Eyed Bovines— No Cruel Kill,
ing Mars Thrilling Scenes in Arena
"Grand 'Correda de Toros. Greatest
event ever seen in this country," and
the first steer walked In and kicked
over the soapbox and precipitated the
voluble matador from a height of fully
two feet, inflicting— well, no matter
what was inflicted. This much is cer
tain, not a drop of gore was spilled and
in this respect the "Grand Correda de
Toros" was pulled off according to con
Steer No. 2 was led in and after having
the little arrows or darts, or whatever
It is they call them, tenderly placed In
his padded hump protector he mildly
gazed at the Immense throng of some
thing over 250 persona who waited In
breathless suspense.
After assuring the famous matadors
that he would uphold the dignity an-J
honor of the occasion and incidentally
of the good people of Santa Monica, the
big eyed, gentle steer signified willing
ness to withdraw, and was permitted
to depart.
The trumpet sounded and steer No. 3
was led in. Bearing In mind that tho
bills called for "excitement and splendor
without cruelty," he trotted around the
arena and implanting a well directed
kick upon the abdomen of Banderlllo
Antonio Gonzales he also politely re
Excitement ran high when steer No.
4, after having darts carefully adjusted
by Capitain Antonio Borrera, attempted
to climb the railing of the Inclosure.
Thus ended the "Grand Correda de
Toros" which has been so widely
heralded and so eagerly awaited by two
or. three ■core persons at the seaside
Mistress of Pugs Declares the O'Brien
Offspring Had Br.d Moral
Influence on Her
Special to The H»rald.
NEW YORK, Oct. I.— Mrs. Bridget
O'Brien, who has twelve children, does
not like dogs, and Mrs. Catherine Davis,
who has two dogs, doesn't like children.
As they all live in the same house the
purport of this narrative is obvious at
the outset. After much preliminary
skirmishing, in which honors were
about even, the situation developed into
I open warfare and the dogs were de
feated in the first engagement. A truce
was then declared by Magistrate Wahle,
but hostilities may be resumed at any
When the case came to judicial deter
mination in the Harlem court it ap
peared that the issue was whether or
not the O'Brien children had exercised
a bad moral influence upon the Davis
dogs or whether the dogs were no bet
ter than the children. After listening
grimly to the evidence on both sides,
Magistrate Wahle evaded a direct de
cision but, to all intents and purposes,
found in favor of the children by hold
ing Mrs. Davis under bond for her good
Mrs. O'Brien and her dozen offspring,
of both sexes and various ages, live on
the ground floor of a tenement house
at No. 2012 Third avenue. Mrs. Davis
and her two dogs, which are pugs, are
domiciled on the top floor. It appeared,
however, that the juvenile O'Briens, be
ing active and healthy youngsters, with
a fondness for dogs, found no difficulty
in bridging the intervening distance,
and thence arose all the trouble.
Played With the Pugs
Day after day one or another of those
O'Briens had one or both of those pugs,
romping up and down the stairs, parad
ing the streets or having other kinds of
fun whenever Mrs. Davis was not look
ing. They had to be careful, because
they knew that Mrs. Davis objected to
them, but they were careful enough, for
she did catch them on Monday, and
then the action began. .
Mrs. Davis probably is as fond of her
two pugs as Mrs. O'Brien is of her
twelve children. She says they — the
pugs, not the children— are delicate,
sensitive creatures, whose dispositions
are easily affected, and one of the tor
ments of her. life has been lest they
might suffer from' association with such
boisterously healthy children . as the
O'Briens. Only, "lnstead of phrasing it
that way, she said, "Them tough brats
downstairs." .■ • !"-■•■>■- 3£<*vi
So, when It came, about on Monday,
when she found one of the O'Brien
"brats" swinging Gladys, which is the
name of one of the pugs, by the tall In
an areaway, and another of them feed-
Ing Margery, the other pug, with an
obsolete tomato on a landing of the
stairs, patience ceased to be a virtue.
After boxing the ears of the offending
O'Briens, Bhe rescued the pets, carried
them up stairs and put them to bed.
Then she went down to the ground floor
to exchange a few opinions with Mrs.
There are reasons why the exact
phraseology of the conversation should
not be reproduced. It is sufficient to say
that it lacked nothing in emphasis on
either side and that there were times
when both the O'Brien children and the
Davis dogs were forgotten In the fer
vor of the compliments exchanged by
the heads of the two respective house
holds. The basis of the argument, how
ever, on Mrs. Davis' part was that the
moral character of her pugs was being
damaged by association with the
O'Brien children. Mrs. O'Brien's retort
to this may be better imagined than
read in cold type.
A Business Talk
"Miss de Simpson," said the young
secretary of legation, "I have opened
negotiations with your father upon the
subject of— er— coming to see you
oftener, with a view ultimately to
forming an alliance, and he has re
sponded favorably. May I ask you if
you will ratify the arrangement, as a
modus vivendl?"
"Mr. yon ■ Harris," answered the
daughter of the eminent diplomat,
"don't you think it would have been a
more graceful recognition of my ad
ministrative entity if you had asked
ma nr»U"— Chicago Tribune.
It Is Believed That Indians of Pueblo
of Zoe Give Infants to Reptile
Which They Consider
Special to The Herald.
ALBUQUERQUE, N. M., Oct. I.— The
United States grand Jury has unearthed
evidence which goes far to prove sen
sational rumors which have been In
circulation for some time that the In
dians of the pueblo of Zoe, one of the
more isolated of the Pueblo tribes of
New Mexico, feed a certain number of
new born infants each year to a mam
moth snake which is worshiped by the
Great secrecy has been observed In
the investigation and the name of the
witness today could not be learned. It
is known, however, that he is a Catholic
missionary who has lived much with
the Indians and who has been admitted
to many of their sacred rites. His evi
dence was almost conclusive that some
such horrible, human sacrifice is ob
served by the Indians of this Pueblo
tribe and that the interior department
will be asked to make a rigid Investi
All efforts to learn the name of the
missionary have been unavailing, since
it Is claimed his life would be endan
gered should he return among the
That certain of the more remote
Pueblo tribes still cling to their ancient
secret ries Is well known and there has
always been some dim outline of the
story told to the grand jury in circula
tion in the southwest. Heretofore llttl»
credence has been given It.
Now enough is known to warrant an
immediate investigation by the govern
ment authorities. The story told the
grand jury Is that this snake accounts
for the several mysterious decreases In
the birth rate of the several pueblos
from time to time In recent years which
have never been accounted for. •-. .
The sacred snake, which Is said to be
of enormous size and of great age, was
first heard of in the pueblo of Santo
Domngo, a pueblo on the Santa Fe rail
road north of Albuquerque, later it wai
taken by the Jemez Indians, who were
paid heavy tribute for taking It. Im
mediately afterward the birth rate !n
the latter pueblo decreased alarmingly.
The Jemez Indians in turn paid the Zee
pueblo heavy tribute to take charge of
the snake and It is agreed It is now
kept In that pueblo and that a large
per cent of the new born infants are
fed to It.
Amazing as the story seems it has
been sufficiently verified to cause the
grand Jury to give it earnest attention
and to recommend an investigation.
It is well known that at the time of
the Spanish invasion all of the Pueblo
Indians were snake worshipers and that
many of them made human sacrifices to
the snakes. The snake rites have grad
ually receded before the white man unt'.l
It Is now only observed in the isolated
pueblo of the Hopl or Mokl, and there
In less brutal form. How far the rites
are observed In the secret ceremonies
of the Indians Is unknown. No white
man ha 3as yet witnessed the rites per
formed In the Estufas or secret council
chambers of the Mokl, Zunl or even the
Laguna and Islet pueblos, which are
visited by tourists. It is expected that
a request will be made to send troops
to the Zoe pueblo to make a thorough
In Speaking of His Success, Distin.
guished Writer Urges Silence as
Tribute to Masterpiece — Likes Ber.
nard Shaw.
Special to The Herald.
NEW YORK. Oct. I.— "Now what
Bhall I talk about?"
Mr. Hall Calne, looking somewhat
thinner than formerly, and very tired,
leaned forward, with his characteristic
"Of myself? Ah!"
The novelist settled himself more
"My plans are really very unformed.
I do not know when I shall return to
"My new play? Ah!" And clasping
his hands he leaned still further for
ward. "They wished me to come over
In time to conduct rehearsals, but It
was impossible. I was at that time very
busy rehearsing 'The Prodigal Son' In
London at the Drury Lane. Ah, yes, It
was the biggest kind of a success; In
fact, one of those overwhelming suc
cesses that come to but very few
authors. >iV»-
"Do you know, I understand that
over here at the first night of my play
there was a great deal of applause as
the different actors made their first en
trance. I fear It disturbed the action
of the piece. With us it was so differ
ent. From the first to the last cur
tain there was no applause; not a sound
brake the atmosphere of the scenes.
Ah, it was a wonderful first nigh.t."
The eyes of Mr. Calne were lifted
ceiling-ward, while a happy sigh es
caped his lips.
"Personally I detest applause. A
play, particularly one full of sentiment,
should be received in silence, as a beau
tiful song would be.
"Bernard Shaw?" There was a slight
change of position, a little less eager
ness, a moment of thought. "Yes, yes,
I am fond of Shaw; we all love him
dearly. Such a whimsical fellow; such
a delightful companion.
"His plays? I do not know them.
Nobody In London knows them. I be
lieve they lack sentiment. He has never
had a success. Is it possible he has
been successful here? Personally I do
not think I should care for any of his
plays. I really do not understand how
they can be successful, lacking senti
ment." • .
A shade of weariness passed over the
features of the advocate of emotional
"A play to touch the hearts of the
public, a play to live as 'The Christian 1
has lived, and as I hope this new one
will, must have sentiment emotion,
something that will appeal to the pub
lic. Personally I do not care for those
that lack it.
"Shaw is a brilliant fellow, but his
plays I- have no desire to know. Per
sonally I"— and lighting a cigarette, the
soft,' small voice trailed oft Into an
expressive shrug of the ehouldera
Youth but a Period in Life That Con.
tinually Fights Against Forces
Make for Its De.
st ruction
At the Temple Baptist church the
pastor, Robert J. Burdette, preached on
"The Renewing Life," taking for his
text Isaiah 40, 30, 31, "Even the youths
shall faint and be weary, but they that
wait on the Lord shall renew their
"For youth, with all its splendor of
strength and vitality is only a. period 'n
a human life that fights daily and
hourly against the 'forces that make
for its destruction,' " said the pastor.
"The period from 18 years to about 27
Is one of the most perilous of a man's
life. The man thinks he can endure
anything, resist anything, do anything,
conquer anything. He robs his body
and mind of rest and sleep. He dis
counts the strength of future years, he
makes great overdrafts upon his physi
cal and mental powers. He thinks his
body, strong, pliant, muscled like a race
horse, is his life, and he treats it as
though It were Immortal. And every
day this outward man is perishing.
Soul Addresses the Flesh
"This poor old overworked. 111 treated
body! If a man could stand beside it
for a little minute after the immortal
had left it just to say 'good-by' to his
old comrade of mortality,. I wonder
what he would say to It? ' 'Poor old
body! Poor old bragging, boastful,
high-headed body! How I have 111—
treated yo*u in all these years you have
carried me. How well do I know every
knotty muscle In you, every sinew that
strained under fierce and unequal com
bats, every nerve that tingled with
pleasure and quivered wl*h pain. Poor
vain-glorious old yoke-fellow, there
ought to be a resurrection for you. You
told me 'never fear' — you'd carry me
through every strait by the very
strength of manhood— and you ran
away at the first clash of arms; would
have run sooner maybe If you had
known It was coming. You said you'd
stand by me in every peril, and then
you dropped me where the river was
deepest and the current strongest. You
said you would never shame me, and
you lied to me. You betrayed me a
score of times— went right over to the
enemy. Pride of the eyes, lust of the
flesh, worldly pleasures, physical ease,
slothful comfort — how you have led me
into these snares again and again.
"To gratify your tastes I have done
things which my soul despised. To
save you from merited punishment I
have lied for you. To keep you out of
danger I have run away from duty.
God gave you to me to be my servant,
my burden bearer, and you have made
me your slave again, and again, and
again. When the spirit has been most
willing you have been weakest. Dust
of> the earth you were — dust of the
earth have you been all these seventy
years I've dwelt in you— back to the
dust you are : crumbling again. You
have lasted only seventy years, and
I've used you as though you were going
to live forever. I'm glad I found out
in time that you were only a shell — a
garment — a mortality to be at last put
off! Old house of clay, good-by for
Row Between Comedian and De Haven
Over Miss Parker During Perform,
ance at Victoria Theater, New
York, Starts All Kinds of Gossip
Special to The Herald.
NEW YORK, Oct. I.— That Nat C.
Goodwin, the actor, and his wife, Max
ine Elliott, have been separated for
some time Is one statement of the gos
sip which followed Goodwin's scene
with Carter de Haven over Flora Par
ker at the Victoria theater yester
"The rumor is all too true," asserted
a friend of the Goodwins, while other
friends declared It idle, possibly ma
licious gossip.
"There Is not a night when Good
win Is not at his home chatting, made
cheerful and happy by the company
of his wife," said another friend; and
another discussing the De Haven In
cident, said:
"This episode with De Haven Is not
looked upon by Miss Elliott as serious
at all. Scandal mongers and gossips
have been telling of the separation be
tween Miss Elliott and Goodwin all
along, and without any foundation."
De Haven himself attributes the
row to purely business reasons and
when seen he said:
"I almost had completed arrange
ments with a manager to take Miss
Parker into a company and Goodwin
resented my action because he wants
her with his own company."
The scene in the theater is the one
theme of theatrical gossip today.
The sketch was Impromptu, and, ac
cording to Oscar Hammerstein, who
was in the audience, It would have
made him a wealthy man had he been
able to advertise it.
De Haven, who is appearing nightly
with Lulu Glaser at the Knickerbock
er, had escorted Miss Parker to the
theater and they occupied a box ad
joining the stage. The show was well
advanced when Goodwin appeared and
paid the price of admission.
"It was the first time he ever did
it," said Hammerstein,. "and I at once
suspected trouble."
'Til lick you good if I meet you in
the street," Goodwin is said, to have
announced so loudly the eyes of the
audience left the stage.
De Haven said not a word, and after
a few minutes went to the front of the
theater, where he learned that the
couple had driven off In an automobile.
De Haven with two of his friends
started In pursuit, and as he drew up
in front of Miss Parker's residence,
244 West Forty-fourth street, Goodwin
was Just leaving.
De Haven could be tucked under
Goodwin's arm, but he advanced and
dared the comedian to carry out his
threat to administer the promised lick
ing. Even then a crowd had collected,
which listened to De Haven denounce
Goodwin as he stepped into his auto
mobile and drove away.
Angered by Goodwin's conduct, Miss
Parker is said to have destroyed many
gifts she had received from htm and
to have torn- up a contract he had left
for her signature.
Q RPHEUM BPRINa STRE B E Jh ?rnU n x^ ona <via *"*
Xl Modern Vaudeville K3
JULIEN ELTINGE, the Most Greatly Discussed Person on the Stage; BUCK.
NER, Cycling Marvel; HOLCOMBE, CURTIS AND WEBB, "The Botany
GERARD, the Modern Hercules; QUINLAN AND MACK In "Just Fun;
TURES, Latest Novelties; Last Week, Great Artistic Success of MISS ROSE
Prices Unchanged, 10c, 25c, 50c. Matinees, Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday.
GRAND OPERA HOUSE MAIr ppcp h ™c' a : B MaTn e»67e »67 ; lr HH O mm e d 4d 4« eCOni1 '
.-. .'. A HUMAN SLAVE .'. .\
Incidents In the struggle between Capital and Labor. The great iron works in
operation. Matinees Sunday, Tuesday, Saturday. 10c and 25c. kvemngs, luc, Joe,
n/roßOsco's burbjuvk theater 81 &\ n i 2 % AIN
JfJL " Tne Best Company and the Best Plays In America for tho Money."
Two More Crowded Houses Yesterday
Hundreds Turned Away— •
Unquestionably the most gorgeous spectacular production of Its kind seen In Los)
| /. IN 80 DAYS /.
Every favorite in the cast. The current week's biggest attraction. Matinees
every Sunday and Saturday, 10c and 25c, no higher. Evenings, 10c, 26c, 35c, 50c.
NEXT WEBK-'THReI MEN IN A FLAT,'* a furiously funny farce by Leo
Bascom; to be preceded by the intense one-act play, "The Great Interrogation,
by Jack London and Lee Bascom. ,
•- — The Sultan of Sulu
Original gorgeous production. A riot of life and color, with the dandiest bunch
of girls ever? Seats now on sale. Prlces-25c, EOc, isc, $1.00. tl-50. TEL 3. 7».
SrlS rI „„„.- rrurr aTKn BELASCO, MAYER & CO., Props.
ELASCO THEATER PHONES-Moln 3350; Home 287.
The Belasco Theater Stock Company presents Mansfield's Romantic Success-
geles of the dramatization of Mary Johnston's famous novel, "AUDREY." Season 3
most Important offering.
50— Rounds High-Class Boxing— so
w rwTAFFARELLI and His Great Italian Band-50 unexcelled musicians— so
ArtmUHton 10c Special evening concerts In Chutes Theater Tuesday, Friday and
Sunday! Prof! Deßona, eminent harpist, in brilliant solos. General admission 20c.
Reserved seats now on sale, 35c and 50c.
v . OF THE Y. M. C. A. •
flint reading by prof. mark beal. vocal and instrumental
music! free to men.
Chemist Asserts Corpse Burled as
That of G. R. Griswold, an In.
surance Man, Is Really
That of Another
Special to The Herald.
DE3 MOINES, Oct. I.— That George
B. Griswold, a well known insurance
man, supposed to have been robbed and
murdered, still lives, and that the body
which was taken, clothed in his gar
ments, from the river and buried as his,
was that of another man, purposely so
dressed, is the opinion of Prof. Charles
N. Kinney, state chemist, who has made
a thorough analysis of the stomach.
Prof. Kinney said tonight that the
state of decomposition in which the
organs were found could only be ac
counted for on the ground that the
man had been dead for from ten days
to two weeks, in which case It could not
be the body of Griswold, who was
known to be alive three days previous
to the time when the body was re
.Only One Other Hypothesis
His belief Is that If the body had been
dead and in the water but three days
it could not have become so infiltrate J.
The coldness of the water would tend
to preserve it, and if It actually Is the
body of Griswold It must have been ex- .
posed to the r.ir for most three days and ,
only placed In the water a short ttaie|
before being found. Even then It a
improbable, he asserts, that decomposi
tion would have been carried so far.
Efforts are being made to have the
coffin opened and the body submitted
to a thorough examination to establish
the identity beyond a doubl :. Se . fai -this
has been unsuccessful, although Gris
wold's dentist stated that he believes
he could Identify the body by the teeth,
Grlswold's having been In perfect con
aition with the exception of one bicus
pid, which contained a cavity. Grls
wold's relatives requested today that
the coffin be opened, but the request
was refused by Coroner Beck on the
ground of the heavy expense of reseal-
Ing It.
Discrepancy In Height Found
Investigation of data In insurance
policies shows Griswold to have been
five feet nine and three-fourths Inches
tall, and those who examined the body
taken from the river claim It did not
exceed five feet seven or eight inches.
Detectives announced today that their
investigations were r.t an end. as every
plausible clew had been run down with
out results, and that no further steps
will be taken unless some new clew la
presented. Chief of Detectives Ell Har
dln still holds to the theory of suicld*,
and does not believe In the possibility
of a substitution having been practice,?.
The satchel which was supposed to
have been missing has been in the)
hands of ifte police for several days.
having been found at the Rock Islar.d
depot the morning after Griswold's dis
appearance. Its contents consist merely
of papers and clothing which gave no
clew to the mystery.
Henry Dinwoodey, Salt Lake
By Associated Press.
SALT LAKE, Oct. I.— Henry Din
woodey, a wealthy furniture dealer,
who came to Utah In 1855, died this
morning here. He was 80 years old.
Mr. Dinwoodey entered polygamy in tho
«»arly days and served a term in prison
during the anti-polygamy crusade that
followed the passage of the Edmunds-
Tucker law. Two wives survive him.
He leaves an estate valued at $500,000
William Gale, Cincinnati
By Associated Press
CINCINNATI, Oct. I.— William Gale,
the celebrated Cardiff pedestrian, died
here tonight, aged 74.
Mrs. Elizabeth Frick, Wooster, O.
WOOSTER, 0., Oct. I.— Mrs. Eliz
abeth Frick, mother of Henry C.
Frick, the coke king, died here tonight
of paralysis, aged 86.
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