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1O)EIRN BLUIEBEARD KILLS
WOMEN JUST FOil FUN
Los Angreles Officials Aiazed tit Cont
fession of Stranger Who Tried to
Slay Self. 'ale Fair More (rntesoiie
than Story of lr. .ielili ai 1r.
.11ide, its Told by3 Stevenoson,
ILos.i Angeles, Calif., April :10.-- At
least IWo of the nnmerous 'woman Jas.
Rt. t]lirt is allegeIl to hiave married in
variollt5 parts of the colultry, were ImIr
dered by him. two oItes miet "aei
dental" death while with him, and
he iht have 'mu rde red ilore," ae
cording to .1. .\Noign adinmdke, his
Commttit siticitle. 111e rtt tttttt confes
tt, orne itdl otye tlliiasd.
. whurt appen en s(m ofte veal
blays Vte olier. iveseaed od
htts of I11ieoll.ti ltIna in e
Ie married roml to fiftet wo
omme i pirobaly tho ute- coin was
1i1loted as silyill g. A 4I('5ire to kill oh
Sion(t( i. foilu yen os a go. at th r n was
al irt haevbdntoldhe said, and Womenlverae
his esweial vie r nil leing no tdi
rect mar01v orie tweil orlet lit and 1o
esie to kili ill. (ldron or ani
Nina Lee Deloniey. killed witi a
liaimmer at Long 1Beach, Calif., and
Elizabeth Prior, whose head was
crushied with a sledge- hamimer near
Plumil. \\ash., were (he "wives" whose
murIIders thec officer., said liu1irt von
The parial " Onlesison " said the
ollicers, r'lttd to the deatis of
hlertha Goodnich and Alite Ludvigsuon.
lis tGoodnich wasil tipped out of a
boat in Lake \ashington, neat Seat
tie, and Miss lldvigson was drtowned
in a river ill Ida to, tiey said.
A party imiediately left for th
pltace tear i.in Digo, wherve lilirt
Sai he biuried Aliss Deloley's body.
.\lore Than 4.2 m ria- have b('11n
attributed by tihe oflicers to Il1tiirt.
lleven woeinAt art listed as imlissing.
h'lloY include, besidt's thi four naned
inl lt alleged conhfee Msin ." . S r
trutd \ W\ilson, Seattl : atttrice .\l.
.\ndrew'os, of Canada andl 10ngland; aid
Agnes \ilson, Alberta, Canada.
'Tie first to die, acco(inug ito the at
leged colfession, was Mliss but dvig
son. Iluiirt was qiuoted as sayi-Ing he
was in a boat with her, fishing in at
river ill Idaho. H1is memory was weak
as to the exact time and location. The
Jas. L. Day
boat, he said, jammed agalnst logs
which were lasiled to the bank of the
river and he and 'liss IAludvigson tried
with their arms to free the raft. When
he tbroke away. he narrated, the wo
man,11 lost hor balance and fell int1o the
river and was droweil.
lit, said liss Goodnich died w,hen
she fell into 11ake Washington while
trying to (o from t!.e steri to the ceun
ter. I saterp on otllcers said, linirt
lii nself I'ev 'red to tile death as "a
In prior CaVse, the olicers said, he
sser t hc lie wom an at tacked ii
with a hat pinl and he :hoved her so
violiyiv thi at slh' fell :md struck her
hedi aga:st a box. It- believed sh
vias dec, he has said to have de
elared, but to umtike certaiin, struck le:
n \it a h:imer.
.\liss Dleloey. ho was, tiuiotol as say
ing, lI' kill( d at a amp lie ar Si.nal
11111, at the cd e of l'ong Ileach, Calif..
.January '.t last. after they ituiarreled
about letters ho had received from oth
Tilie ollicers said 1In1rt toli them lhe
did not know his rhhi nam1 hnt ad
mitted havin g ued lailny aliases.
Ifle said lie knew Ilothing of IIi:;
parents, but did know lie wvas born
soiewhore in tc South. lie said Ie
had little education.
lIe admitteld, lilt . S'!i s said, that
he had no direct motive lin killing li,;
victims, somie of th. slayings follow
ing violent uarrels.
It(. said. 'lhey decial d, he l ad kill
l soe wolien who "ihad nto 1m(on1ey.
Something just told ni' to do it,"
he was quoted.
Ilie tohl themn he obtained a certain
siatisfattion3 in tle very act of mur
der. the oflicers said, and experienced
a sens' of irili' that Mh le w oman in
(each cas Nwas iead.
.\t toIney .l:rmiaduk , represent ing
tIllirt. stated that the alleged confu's
sioni had been 'iven to the district at
0111ey "ill the lest interests of hi!.
TYO - \ITAL, A(TIDENTS.
Hienry ,1. 111.1m.n and 3Miss .lo1sephinei
Charleston, .lay 1.---Two accidents
here resulted il the deatlis of IHenry
.. Ilrown, formerly of Savannah, 'who
was fatally injlred wevil an engine
struck him, and of Mliss Josphinie
Craig., a trained nurse. who was lit by
an automobile. loth died at a hos-pital
a short lime after bling injilred. Mr.
Irown was a yard crew foreman for
the Atlantic Coast line railroad.
Oirent Isslues% of Wair Still1 Undleter.
mined. Press Club .\ddress.
New York, Miay I.-Secreaary of
State Bainbridge Colby, addressing the
Press Club tonight, mtlade a defenise of
President Wilson. l declared that the
great Issues of the iwar are still unde
ferminmed so far as we are concieiied,
and that "it is hardly an exaggeratloi
to say that there is not an1 aspect or
the post-war situation that is not ap
proached, discussed and trleated pri
nii arily in its hearing upon soilebody's
Mir. Colby conitinueld:
"Of one thing, evid(nce aboullids on
every :;ide and that is the litter failure
of Ohe vilnoied and impassioned at
tack upoll the president. Ior ioiths:;
this attack has beei purIed with
every device known to malice and wiin
alt the resources of s(urrilty and i ha
tred. Lon g, sad and dreary mon tim
they hav been to tle great and lone
I man in the White louse, who ha:;!
;eein struigglinug back to heal th and
the service of his people from beneati
the weight of a grievous affliction. No
word of protest has come from hil;
no sign that lie winced or that he suf
fred. Ills envious detractors, like
ravenous wolves, have hounded himl I
incessantly by day and by night, but
Ihey have done nothing else. 'Ievy
have not affected the American peo
ile a'nid they have not cowed or bent
hv valiant spirit of the American
Mlr. C'olbyv said this eounltry believe's
inl a leagu of nations and that it has
so declared In u:mnistabl terms ovr
and over again. '"t insists." h 1 said.
"that there shall he somlie effort made,
evenl if it he only an experiment, to
naugurat a systei inl the World whiich
shall preclude a r'icrrce of the
fdevastatina warit fromt which1 we have
'he' t'ied States is vitally cnn
eernel in colltrovrsies isthat may arie
iet wen other iailolis." said .\I'. (,olby
and it is !atiliy to pretend that we
ar'e not interested in suAch colltrover
sit:; so long as they may issie in a1
('oiil agratlioll that can swifly envelolp
this colll y."S
IWormler .\mhassador. Gerard., called
upon to speak, said:
"I had a caldidate and his n1am1e
commllenicet(s witl I1" .\I. (erard was
looking directly at a table at i which
sat lie H lloover. The r-eiiark was
greeled with applaise 11and when It had
subsided .\li. Geiard continued:
Beg to Ann
We have just o
Station in our new b
Ald Moseley & Rolan
We will carry a
repair and recharge ~
Free Service Giv
in the door. We wil
"I am glad you lice him. Ile ran
>it from us and went and herded him
,elf with Republicans. Before he is
.hirough he will feel more comfortable
f he were seated up here between
3,ceretary Colby and Secretary )aniels
Ind iear Imyself."
(ovrnor Hdwards of New Jersey, do
lared he was conscious le was a
guest, because the members of thel
elub wished to see "wh t manner of,
man the governor of N Jersey Is."
"The fact may seem 5 'ange to you,"
h1e added, "as It Is to I v, that merely
standing for the deca Iation of inde
InlIdelcev and the conIstitution of the
Ililed States may hav0,0made a man
i, po!itical curiosity."
KlNTCK(V M.N F.\('IS
C(ILI.\(El OF 311'll1ER
6;41n of Wenliiihy Farmer 11nd11 Stock
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Blowlinlug Gmren, Ky., .\May .-harg
'd witi the mn urider of Ralph IHushing,
taxicab driver,i near Tallahassee, Fla.,
A':riI 22. Hiernice 11. Iarion, 18, son
r)f .Johnii. I la11mon, a wealthy farmer
and stock raiser of Alvation, In this
oility, was arrested by local police
ton iglit at the retiest of Tallahassee
La rmon has consented to retur1 i'n to
Tallahassee without re(isition papers
and will he taken there Sunday.
The body of Itushing was found
thiree or four days after he was missed
from home, according to information
from liere to the local ch ief of police,
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