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S By Charles Klein FW'Vjr J S"3
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A Narrative Of Metropolitan Life
Copyright, 1910, by G. "W. DillHgham Co.
SYKOPSIS OJ3" PREVIOUS CHAPTERS.
Howard Jeffries, banker's son. under
the evil influence of Robert Underwood,
fellowr-student at Tale, leads a life of
dissipation, marries the daughter of a
gambler who died in prison, and is dis
owned by his father. Forced to leave
college, he tried to get work and fails.
His -wife, Annie, is straight as a die, and
has a heart of gold. A former college
chttm makes a business proposition tc
Howard which requires $2,000 cash, and
Howard is broke. Hobert Underwood,
who made love to Annie Il his col
lege days and was repulsed, and was
once engaged to Howard's stepmother,
Alicia, is a welcome visitor at the Jef
ries home. Underwood has apartments
in the Astruria. an exclusive apartment
house. Howard recalls a ?250 loan to
"Underwood that remains unpaid and de
cides to ask him for the ?2,000 he needs.
Mrs. Jeffries, Sr., prepares for a great
reception at her home. Mrs. Jeffries, sr.,
foolishly encourages a dangerous Inti
macy with Underwood which the latter
takes advantage of until he becomes a
sort of social highwayman. Discover
ing his true character, Mrs. Jeffries, sr.,
denies nim the hdSse, but receives a
note from Underwood threatening sui
cide unless she revokes her sentence
of banishment. She decides to go and
eee him. Underwood is in desperate
financial straits. Merchants for whom
he has acted as commissioner in the
sale of art treasures demand an ac
counting. Underwood cannot make good.
Howard Jeffries calls at Underwood's
apartments in an Intoxicated condlt'on
to borrow money. He asks Underwood
for $2000 and Is told the latter is In
debt up to his eyes. Howard drinks
himself into a maudling condition. Mrs.
Jeffries, sr., arrives as Howard sleeps
on a sofa. She demands from Under
wood a promise that he will not take
his life, pointing to the disgrace that
would attach to herself from being as
sociated with a suicide. Underwood re
fuses to promise unless she will renew
her patronage. This she refuses to do,
and takes her leae. tnderwood turns
out the lights, places a pistol at his
tomple, and fires. The report of the
pistol awakens Howard from his drunk
en slumber. He stumbles over the dead
body of Underwood. Realizing his seri
our predicament he starts to leave the
room and is met by Underwood's valet.
The latter discovers tae body, raises an
alarm and Howard Is turned over to
the police. Captain Clinton notorious
for his brutal treatment of prisoners
begins putting Howard through an or
deal known in police parlance as the
(Continued From Yesterday.)
tired, but being a giant In physique,
he could stand it. He knew that his
victim could not. It was only a ques
tion of. time when the latter's resist
ance would be weakened. Then he
would stop lying and tell the truth.
That's all he wanted the truth.
"Tot shot him!"
"I did not."
"I'm not lying it's the truth."
So it went on, hour after hour, re
lentlessly, pitilessly, while the patient
Maloney, in the obscure background,
Thus the searching examination
went on, mercilessly, tirelessly. The
sam'e questions, the same answers, the
same accusations, the same denials,
hour after hour. The captain was
soon get a confession out of him. Sud
denly bending forward, so that his
fierce, determined stare glared right
Into Howard's half closed eyes, he
"You did it and you know you did!"
"No -1 " replied Howard weakly.
"These repeated denials are use
less!" shouted the captain. "There's
The clock ticked on, and still the
merciless browbeating went on. They
had been at it now five long, weary
hours. Through the blinds (the gray
daylight outside was creeping its way
in. All the policemen were exhaust
ed. The prisoner was on the verge of
collapse. Maloney and Patrolman
Delaney were dozing on chairs, but
Capt. Clinton, a marvel of iron will
and physical strength, never relaxed
for a moment. Not allowing himself
to weaken or show signs of fatigue,
he kept pounding the unhappy youth
with searching questions.
By this time Howard's condition was
pitiable to witness. His face was
white as de?.th. His trembling Iip3
could hardly articulate. It was with
the greatest difficulty that he kept on i
his feet. Every momenthe seemed
about to fall. At times he clutched the
table nervously, for fear he would
stumble. Several times, through sheer
exhaustion, he sat down. The act was
almost involuntary. Nature was giv
"I can't stand any more," he mur
mured. "What's the good of all these
questions? I tell you I didn't do it."
He sank helplessly on to a chair. His
eyes rolled in his head. He looked as
if he would faint.
"Stand up!" thundered the captain
Howard obeyed mechanically, al
though he reeled in the effort. To
steady himself, he caught hold of the
table. His strength was fast ebbing.
He was losing his power to resist.
The captain saw he was weakening,
and he smiled with satisfaction. He'd
"Why Did You Come Here?"
already enough evidence to send you
to the chair!"
Howard shook his head helplessly.
Weakly he replied:
'This constant questioning is ma
king me dizzy. Good God! What's
the use of questioning me and ques
tioning me? I know nothing about
"Why did you come -here?"- thun
dered the captain.
"I've told you over and 'over again.
We're old friends. I came to borrow
money. He owed me a few hundred
dollars when we were at college to
gether, and I tried to get it- I've told
you so many times. You won't be
lieve me. My brain is tired. I'm thor
oughly exhausted. Please let me go.
My poor wife won't know what's the
"Never mind about your wife,"
growled, the captain. "We've sent for
her. How much did you try to bor
row?" Howard was silent- a mornHV s u
racking his brain, trying to remem
"A thousand Iwo thousand.
get. I think one thousand."
J'DId he say he'd lend you the mon
ey?" demanded the inquisitor.
"No," replied the prisoner, with hesi
tation. He couldn't he poor chap
"Ah!" snapped the captain. "He re
fused that led to words. There was
a quarrel, and" Suddenly leaning
forward until his face almost touched
Howard's, he hissed rather than
spoke: "You shot him!"
Howard gave an involuntary step
backward, as if he realized the trap
being laid for him.
"No, no!" he cried.
Quickly following up his advantage,
Capt. Clinton shouted dramatically:
"You lie! He was found on the
floor in this room dead. You were
trying to get out of the house with
out being seen. You hadn't even
stopped to wash the blood off your
hands. All you fellers make mistakes.
You relied on getting away unseen.
You never stopped to think that the
blood on your hands would betray
you." Gruffly he added: "Now, come,
what's the use of wasting all this
time? It won't go so hard with you
if you own up. You killed Robert
(TO BK CONTINUED)
Verification of Checks Be
fore Cashing Would Save
Wfoat W. A. Boyd has to say about
check raising well may be of interest to
El Paso business men because they deal,
largely with transients here in the Pass
city. Ir. Boyd is chief detective for
tlie Texas Bankers' association, and his
14 years of experience should fit him
"Loss'Jhrough raised cheeks is de
creasing for the bankers, but is rapidly
increasing for t'he merchant," he de
clares. 'The'banker.a are organized, and
may proe-iite projxrly. The arresting
of a man is but the beginning. Local
authorities make the arrests, but it is
almost nectssarv to detail an exper
ienced man to assist in the prosecution.
TQie merchants should also organize. It
is "He only way."
Of eour Mr. Boyd deals largely with
the profess ioil forger. Loss from the
occasional offA-nder seldom is great.
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and women are ready to-
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Wash Suits and Dresses, Lin
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Millinery, Men's Suits, Hats
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for Men and Women
216 S. El Paso Street
Oieck raising is a most profitable work,
especially attractive on account of the
little danger as compared with other
forms of crime. The check forger usu
ally is of high intelligence, a specialist
in his work The most skilled can alter
the average check to a perfection which
will defy the most trained eye, for tne
same reason that no bank can be mado
absolutely burglar proof. Protection
must be had through a syatem of alarms
and -watchmen, as well as through steel
doors and. baffling locks. So with the
check question, prevention, ma' be had
by methods apart irom inspection of the
"There is only one sure way for the
merchant not protected through some
organization which furnishes a special
detective and funds for prosecution." ex
plains the visiting detective. "That is
the verification of the check's amount.
For example, let the merchant who is
presented with a pay-cieok verify its
amount lefore cashing. This may be
done quite easily. He may call up the
cashier of the " company issuing the
check, over the telephone. He should
not cash any check wifhout some such
''Th nrofessional often deals tjhroucrh
a go-between. For an illustration, taice
a recent case near this city. A Mexican
who could neither read nor write pre
sented a cheek which had. been raised
from $-1 to $40. He was merel3' a tool
for the slick one who had altered, the
paper. In such cass the only protec
tion lies in certifying the amount of the
check from the man issuing it."
Mr. Boyd is a native Texan. He lives
in Cleburne, but may be seen anynvhere
between El Paso and Texarkana. He is
as familiar with yegmen as with check
WILL BE PAVED
Council Decides That Work
Shall Go On Stables in
Thursday afternoon tne city council
met for the purpose of disposing if
business which could not be attended
to during the morning owing to mayor
Robinson's calling an adjournment to
see that ths polls were opened.
The matter of paving East Missouri
street, against which several protests
were entered in the morning, came up
for further consideration. The protest
of "W. F. Payne and 27 others was read
In which they set forth that Missouri
street should not be paved at this time
for the reason that they are not able
to pay for paving at this time: that
they expect to have a street railway
line tflTe at no distant date; that It Is
not necessary, as travel Is limited ion
that street; that it would not enhance
the value of the property; that they
believe the estimated cost of the paving
is excessive; that It would benefit none
but the paving company; that the pav
ing company and not the property own
ers agitated the paving of the street
and tjiat man are not able to pay.
TVI11 Rand, of the Eitulithic Paving
company, took exception to the state
ment that the paving company had or
iginated the plan to have the street
paved and said the original petition
for paving was filed In 1D07 and at
least 40 property owners whose names
were on the protest had signed the or
iginal petition for the paving. There
are. he said, 141 property owners on
Mayor Robinson then asked how
many protestants there were and al
derman Blumenthal said that J. J.
Ormsbee had told him that if the pav
ing was not to be done until next Jan
uary, he would withdraw his protest.
This left 31 protestants.
Mayor Robinson said: "A there seem
to be so many protests, we should look
into this matter."
However, alderman McGhee said: '-It
has been the custom of the council to
pass the ordinances and if those hav
ing property beyond Dallas street,
whence most of the protests come, de
cline to sign up. then the paving will
be stopped there." The ordinance was
then placed on its first reading.
The action of mayor Robinson in
signing the contracts for the paving of
West Overland street and Myrtle ave
nue was. on motion of alderman Mc
Ghee. seconded by Clayton, approved.
An application from the Petrollthic
Construction company for the establish
ment of stables In Cotton addition was
Those stables are already built oa
lots 9 to 13 in block 56, Cotton addi
tnon, right on the dividing line of Cot
ton and Bassett additions, at the junc
tion of Texas street. The petitioners
stated that they desired to keep 75
horses and one cow there. Discussing
the petition, mayor Robinson said:
"This Is practically an extension of the
city stables. They should have corns
to the city council before building:
there, but they went to someone elsa
and were advised that If the city had
stables there, they had a right to build
In the same manner."
Alderman McGhee moved that per
mission be granted to establish the
stables, Blumenthal seconded the mo
tion and carried it unanimously.
The council adjourned until Friday
morning at 10 oclock.
REVOKED BY EYLAR
Permit Held by John J.
Stadlman ' c Only an Ex
ample," Says Yic
Judgment for the revocation of the
dramshop license held by John J. Stadl
man, who formerly conducted a saloon
at 212 Broadway, was obtained in coun
ty court Thursday afternoon before
judge A. S. J. Eylar try Moore & Moore.
Stadlman was fined two weeks ago on
a charge of violating the liquor law, it
being alleged he kept his saloon open
on Sunday. He was prosecuted under
the vagrancy act.
"I'm going to fight the renewing of
licenses to saloonkeepers who have
kept open after business hours and on
Sunday," declared Vic Moore Thursday
afternoon. "The revocation of Stadl
man's license I only an example of what
will happen. I shall fight them be
fore the state controller and also in
The application for renewals "will be
made in July.
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