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KILLING ilIS WIFE
Lieutenant Confesses to Murdering
Her to Uet Mot y. "Tired of Mar
r red Life."
Chicago, July 9.-Licutenant Carl
Wanderer, in a new confession which
the state's attorney gave out tonlght,
admitted that he shot and killed his
wite to'get rid of her anl get posse
slon of her money, he admitted, offic
ers suid, that he planned a "frame up"
robbery with the man he killed, on the
same- occasion in the doorway of
their home, lie was also quAed as
saying that he had "tired of married
life and decided to return to the easy
';fe of tire army."
'\Wander-r' denied, the state's attor
ney said, that he know the accomplice
whom he shot to death. The tragedy
ee'."'rred on the night of 1Jn(- 21st.
This was he second allegeed confes
sion by the former army lhutenant an..
nounced today. In the first, he was
said to have confessed that he fired
the shots which killed his wife and the
Wanderer declared that the shooting
of his wife was accidental and main
tained that the stranger whom he
killed had a'ttempted to rob them.
le explained the withdrawal of $1,
500 by his wife from a bank by say
ing that they -wished to have it in an
institution nearer home. -lie said she
drew it out of the bank on Sraturday
too late to consummate the transfer
and placed it in a bureau drawer. That
evening they went to a picture show
and on the way home, according to that
confession, a man came out of an alley
and followed them up stairs, saying,
"fork over the money."
"I grabbed both guns out of my
pocket and started shooting" Wanderer
was quoted by the officials as saying.
'The second shot I believe hit my
wife. I fired ten shots and when both
guns were empty put them beside the
man. Later I took one gun away and
left the other there."
The man slain by Lieut. Wanderer
,was tentatively Identified tonight as
William North who in 1911 or 1912 was
employed by the Gentry -Brothers cir
cus while at. Sout hfBend, Ild. The
partial identifleation was made by a
former circurs emP loye.
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blood, and that blood lacking iron is
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~N. R. DIAL PresidnO
FAYOtIiE AT 'lOME
Yonng but AggressIve Mit to Enn on
Ticket with Cox. Resigneid Fromt
New York Serate to Became As.
sistant Secretary of Nvy.
Pouhkeepsie, N. Y., July G.-The lit
tio vIllage of Hyde Park, birthplace
and summer residence of Franklin D.
Roosevelt, assistant secretary of the
navy and Democratic cae.didate for the
vice presidency, received quietly but
with elation the niews that its favor
ite political son had been named as
running 'mate to Gov. James M. Cox
this evening. The Associated Press
carried the first news of his nomina
tion to 'Mr. Roosevelt's remlence, but
attempts to ermmunicate with his
mothl', Mrs. .James loosevelt, were
unavailing, os Ohe was out for the
Mr. Roosevelt first sprang into po
litical prominence in 1910 when he
was drafted by the Democrats of the
Twenty-eighth New York state sena
torial district, consisting of the coun
ties of Dutchess, Putnam and Colum
bla, in an effort to defeat Senator
John F. Schlosser of Beacon, who was
a candidate for 'reelection. Roosevelt
was successful, rolling up a majority
of 356 in the Democratic landslide
'which carried John A. Dix into the
governor's chair. One of the stories
still told of Mr. Roosevelt's first cam
paign by local politicians Is that he
corralled the farmer vote by running
on a platform which advocated uni
form apple barrels.
Mr. Roosevelt was reelected in 1912,
but resigned his seat on March 17,
1913, to accept the appointment as as
sistant secretary of the navy. His
most famous exploit in the state sen
ate was his leadership of the insur
gents who opposed the election of
William F. Sheehan to the United
After three months' deadlock James
A. O'Gorman was elected with Mr.
Since Mr. Roosevelt's appointment
to the navy department he has spent
most of his timc In Washington, re
turning during the sumtmer months
and on holiday trips to visit his moth.
er. Ile has never relinquished his
deep ilterest 'it Hn Ilyde Park, however,
er and Son
>od," Writes Mr. Gentry,
writes: "Ziron Iron Tonic has made good
in my family. I have used it to a very
great advantage to myself and my 14
year-old boy. It did us both good. I
think it is a good medicine for what It is
If you are pale, weak, tired, feel down
and out, take Ziron. It will put Iron into
your blood, and should help build you up.
Get a bottle from your druggist today,
and give ZIRON a fair trial. Sold by
him under a money-back gtiarantee.
AsL: him about it. He will tell you.
w r, who i o. Bn
ky WeU l bank. ked fo
Natk wiona iBnw ank
C. H. ROPR, Cashie
and is still one nf .ts foremost citizens
and one of the leading parishioners of
St. James EpIscopaI church which the
Roosevelt family has attended for
years. le is a frequent visitor In
Poughkeepaie, and active in county
Mr. Roosevelt was born In Hyde
Park January 30, 1882, the son of
James and S'arah Delano Roosevelt.
'le Is a distant pelalive of Col. Theo
dore Roosevelt on his father's side, and
of t.he Astor family through his moth
er. Ile .attaended the Groton School
and was graduated from Harvard In
1.904 and the Columbia Law School in
1907 being admitted to the Now York
bar during the same year. He prac
ticed first with Carter, Ledyard and
Milburn, of New York, and then be
came a member of the firm of Marvin,
Hooker and Roosevelt.
Mr. Roosevelt married Anna Elean
or Roosevelt, niece ot the late Col.
Theodore Roosevelt and daughter of
Eliot Roosevelt, March 17. 1905. They
have live children. Mr. Roosevelt di
vides his time when at home between
his family, his interest in local affairs
and tenis, for which he displays his
chief sporting enthusiasm. Ilie is ex
tremely democratic in manner and is
popular throughout the country.
In New York Mr. Roosevelt Is a
member of the City, Harvard, Knick
erbocker and Racquet and Tennis
clubs, while he is affiliated with the
Army and Navy Metropolita nand Uni
versity clubs of Washington.
At the Roosevent home tonight it
was'said that Mr. Roosevelt is expect
ed to return here from the convention
for a rest of several days. le had orig
inally planned a trip to Canada, it was
saild, but the nomination may cause
him to abandon it.
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Gray Court, July 12.-July Fourth
was spent very quietly in Gray Court.
Miss Marjie Ropp visited Misses
Munnerlyn, of Ilonea Path, last week.
Mr. and Mrs. iBill lolland visited in
Lebanon section last week.
Mr. Jeff Cralwford and family of
Anderson visited Mrs. Mary Cheek
and family this week.
Mi. Glenn Martin and family and
Mrs. Jasper Martin of -Warrior visit
ed Mr. and .is. Smith Martin Satur
Mr. Jainie Stoddard and family
spent Satuirday night and Sunday with
Mr. and Mrs. Dick Owings.
Mr. John Wells and family dined
with Mrs. IHattle Wili- Tiursday.
Mr. John )ouglas and family visit
ed relatives in Greenwood Satutirday
Mir. Tully Iabb, Miss Allie Babb,
W. 1). Owens. Mr. and Mis. louston
Habb and family, )'. leason and wife
attended services at lIabun Stinday.
Mrs. Eliza Pltinam of Owings dined
wilh Mrs. Smith Martin Thursday.
A lar-g nuimnr of our people at
endted thle Gypsy Salniih meetings in
Laur ens iast week.
.\r..and1( Mrs. Rap Willis, of Owings,
Inar lie M~oor'e andit si st er, of Grteen
Vill(' .pent M\onday 'with Mris. Dic'k Ow
G ray 'our it R'itur idaty from Mi'. Hob
(Gray, whert'ei he is niowt living.
.\ls.. Mary ihet'k anti Mrls. lIessie
Willis, of A\tlata, visited( Mris. lRose
ra wforid of Ander4' son Iast week.
.\ir. Wetlis antd chi1dren(' spet Isev
i avas last week in Greenv'ille wvithi
her1 brolter andi sisteris.
Mri. lDolphus O',ings 'and faily mo
tored to Chiattanoojga last week to
Miss Cor'a 'Ilolland,. of Spartanbtirig,
visitedi her' father, Mr i. Hill 11lolland,1
Mrs. Chatlotte 'iiipp andl son, Gi'ay,
andl Miss Sue (Gray', of E0den sectiot.
spent Tuesday with Mi's. Blelton Ow
MIsses Childi'ess, of 'I~turens, spent
Sattirday with Mrs. Langdon 'Brooks.
Mrs. John Armstrong and daugh
ters, of 'Laurens, spent Friday with
Mr. and Mrs. lielton Owens.
Mr, and Mrs. Bill1 Holland visited
,Mr, Joel 'Uiabb and family of Dials
Mr. .Jess 'Crawford and family of
Anderson visited relatives in Griay
Court Saturday and Sunday,
Dr. and Mrs. -Beason and Miss Emma
Dial are hoping' to move into their
new homes this week.
$fr. Hlix .Owings and wife, of L~au
rens, sp~ent Sunday night 'with Mr. and
Mrs. Ilck Owings.
'Card of Thanks.
'We wish to' express our heartfelt
thanks to our friends- and neighborg
foy' the many kindnesses sho*n' us
du'rint the 'il-lness and death of our
son and brother.
The b~cautitut 'floral. tributes and
the many empressions of sympAthy
frm ftiends, and ,loved. ones far epd
near, have cheered our hearts and
softened our great grief.
Mr. and Mrs. 3. M. De~hields
To my Friends in Laurens County:
I am in the race for the United States Senate.
I have been so husy carrying facts to people of
other parts of the state where I am not known
that I have not had an opportunity to discuss
pclitical matters with my friends at home.
Next Friday, July 16 will be the only oppor
tunity I will have to meet my friends in Lau
rens County t o discuss their interests with
I have with me startling facts as to how a
set of Railroad lawyers and politicians are con
spiring to get laws that will so tie up our mar
kets as to enable them to stand between pro
ducer and consumers and rob both with their
purpose of reducing our people to a scanty
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