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A Dispatches of late
news are published in
The Evening Capital.
prrw.isnrn rrrriT rtbniko except sdnimts
\i)!. LXXVII No. 47.
ILF ON STAND
RELATES STORY
, IRIS OWN ir
I
Criminal Lawyer Of Baltimore,
On Trial For Conspiracy, Tes
tifying In Own Behalf Gives
Version Of Bandit Case In
Dramatic Fashion.
PURPOSE WAS TO HELP
SOLVE MURDER MYSTERY
nil Tli* %NHfi*lnl#<t I'm,*.)
i:\I.UMORK. Ml).. Nov. 1.
\* the Star witness in his tlc
utiM'. Harry B. Wolf, under ar
irt with Walter Socolow on a
, iryc "I conspiracy to obstruct!
Mur in the Norris murder case,
t'.nl:i\ took the stand and in a!
most dramatic fashion told his I
imn version of his connection,!
direvt and indirect, with every
phase and feature of the story
otii start to finish.
l'hi>loirrii|>liie Illustrations
(Jlu'ii free rein on direct examiiia
■ *n Wolf told an apparently straight
aory of his connection with the case.
Sol oiire wan he iifferrupted by coun
d for the Htate and only once or
tsire by his own counsel. Tlie story
wm illustrated bv photographs of bis
beautiful suburban residence and
tmuntls and tile pictures were passed i
to each of the live judges in the case!
iu order that they might better uu-j
(fiThtiind the situation ns Wolf e
;> ani l it in his recital of the visit j
"f Socolow and John Keller on the
I'fnltiß of August 22—tlie same night!
ii which Detective Hammerslea had
railed to ask Wolfs aid in capturing
s ilow and at the very same hour.
Dlls It “In Ills Own Wav**
*
Ftr forty minutes Wolf told hi*;
*n Story "in his own way" as he!
•kid and "in his own way" as Chief'
Judge dorter permitted. From the j
vr V i utaet, said Wolf, ho had been j
’tensely interested in the solution
"f the murder mystery and tlie cap-1
nr*' id the criminals. He said he j
st i offered hie services to Police;
mmissioner Gaither. He had given
ilh(i and Police Captain Leverton
lip he said that he thought at
ill* lime would lead to the arrest of
ihb criminals.
H* had warned suspects that he
’l'ul'l not handle the case of any man I
<t tmllaasj on i*r* t.)
I 'The Stag |
• \ Home For Gentlemen '•
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... All conveniences. Hot - water * |
.. h*'„t and electric lights. T:e- } J, j
*' j r rates. $lO per month. Only H
Li lew rooms left. £j|
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:: I' K VI ION ;w ML). AYE. $
(Clone lo Acnikmy.) n 6 !!
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ANNOUNCEMENT!
to announce that K'lvu Talbott.
,r "line Imlrdiojscr, will bo located at
r >" It ill tomorrow. Nov mu be.* 2. Pleas?
' vp ' iiM*otntment for .Saturday, which
1 !• h? rvstdvntial only.
I'unhor notice of location will bo given
■•iter.
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Lspeciall
TRAINS I
—to—* n
Washington
•j F riday, Nov. 3rd ft
ACCOUNT
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n football Qatue fj
Lave WEST ST STATION I!
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BELLE GROVE II
SUSPECTjS FREED
F Grand Jury Dismisses Case
Against Herman— Resort
Proprietor Presented
I
Die tragedy of Belle Grove Inn, a
■jiesort in upper Anue Arundel county.
Jnear Baltimore city, in July last,
j when Michael Cadora. alias "Moots"
I Cadora, was shot to death in a pistol
. duel between two rival gangs, prob
ably will add another chapter to the
unsolved murders committed in the
State during the past year.
After consuming practically two
days in the examination of witnesses,
the county grand Jury in a further in
vestigation of tlie murder, and par
ticularly the conduct of affairs at the
j ,nn - Lite yesterday afternoon dis
missed the case against Nathan Her
man. alias "Nat" Herman, 1510 East
Biddle street, Baltimore, who had
I been held in the county jail here for
several days, having been arrested as
a suspect upon statements alleged to
have been made by Maud Carey,
i otherwise known as "Peggy” Carey,
HO2 Aisquith street. Baltimore. Her
man was promptly released from jail.
Jury Present* Rosky
More than a dozen witnesses were
called before the grand inquest in
connection with the Cadora murder,
as well us the investigation of the
general conduct ait Belle Grove, but !
Slate’s Attorney James M. Munroe
stated that absolutely nothing was
gained front them tending to implicate
Herman in the crime. He said the
general run of testimony given by
j w itnesses was practically the same as
I that which marked the inquisition
] hold ut the county Jail here soon after
j the tragedy.
While the Herman case w'as dis
j missed, the grand jury returned a
presentment against William Bosky.
Sr., proprietor of the resort, for con
ducting a disorderly house, and
State's Attorney Muuroe expressed
(f'nnlnn*fl on Pare 4.1
Meeting Of Ch. Service League
The Church Service League of St
| Anne’s Parish will meet at 8 o'clock
; tomorrow night in the Parish House
; WOMEN’S CLUB MEETING
YESTERDAY AFTERNOON
Mrs. C. Ashby Duvall was named
chairman of the Women's Club Com
mittee in charge of the luncheon
booth at the County Fair at yester
day afternoon's meeting. A special
plate luncheon and supper will be
served on both days of the fair.
Miss Elizabeth Persons gave an in
| foresting talk yesterday on "Shopping
i in Europe" and showed a number of
I articles which she purchased abroad
I during tlie past summer.
Mrs. R. Gardiner Chaney who was
in charge of the tea table, was as
sisted by Mrs. J. B. Kippere and Mrs.
C Ashby Duvall.
DANCE!
Friday Night,Nov. 3rd
City Assembly Rooms
By Independent Fire Co.
Muaicby Annapolitan Four
i I
>■?* >
Baseball Teams Of
Twilight League
—o —
All members of teams of the Twi
light League are requested to atteud a
banquet to be held at Odd Fellows'
Hall on West street at 9 p. m . Thurs
|; day, November 2.
!! Trophies to be awarded. nl
[ v :
’ • .
‘I *
! ! C. N. HERMAN
fc
( optometrist- -Optician
ij j ISO MAIN ST.
i
‘ Eyes Examined. Glasses Fitted.
In Jewelry £>tgre of
* v. roudSH.
CARD PARTY
The mrtb of the scries at the K of C
j Hat will be given tomorrow Bight.
I THURSDAY EVENING, NOV. 2nd
PKIZKS AND REFRESHMENTS.
J Grand I’rixe at the End of the Series
ji Game starts promptly at 6 o'clock.
I SBe
SEE BIG GAME
Entire Student Body Will Move
On Washington For Gridiron
Contest With Penn State Fri
day—Players To Leave To
morrow Night.
CONTEST MEANS CLASH .
BETWEEN COACHES
Definite arrangements have been
made for the trip nf the football team
and tlie regiment of midshipmen to
Washington in connection with the
game at American League Park I
against Penn State Friday. Lieut. B.!
b. Perry, football representative,
made a visit to Washington and coin-'
pleted the settlement of the details. |
Tlie football squad, 40 in number,!
with Coaches and attendants, will !
leave Annapolis at 8 o'clock Thurs-I
lay evening, the players having first
completed a regular practice on their:
own field. The party will occupy a
loor of the Willard Hotel during its !
stay, returning, as will all the other '
midshipmen, shortly after the game.
The regiment of midshipmen, In!
four special trains, will leave forj
Washington at II Friday morning, so!
'hat they will have tut a short time
n Washington until the game starts.
Except in h few special instances all
he midshipmen. 24**0 in number, will
akn thd trip. and will march on the
held and to their stands in a body.
No Scrimmage For Regulars
Practice yesterday afternoon was
nost encouraging, though none of the
regulars were in a regular scrim
mage. Taylor, right end. and Walker,
right tackle, two of the most seri
ously bruised players, were in their
places during signal work, while
Barchet, Cullen and Lentz were on
the field watching the work. The
practice was directed mainly towards
defensive tactics.
There was a larger attendance of
iiiidshipiiTen at the practice than ever
(<'ontiiiu*)l On run* 4.)
COUNTY WIPES" OUT
ffiRTIFIQATE DEBTS.
■ ;
PAYING OVER s2oo.ooo|’
Following protracted discussion
at Tuesday’s meeting on the question
of how the funds derived from the
sale of the county $400,000 bond isr.ue..
sold under authority of an act of tire j
last Legislature, are to be expended,
the Board of County Commissioners (
decided upon the following schedule j
jf allotments for redemption of out-;
standing certificate indebtedness of!
the county for tile years 1921 and !
1922: ' 1 ■
Against the levy fof 1922. there Is
charged as principal and interest
amounting to $170,512.05. and against
the levy for 1921. $51,774.31. In ad
dition there is an item for printing
and advertising the bonds, amounting !
to S4OO. this amount having been j
stipulated iii the bond issue law. and 5
other certificates against the 1922;
levy, amounting to $1,119.63. and in
terest due oil the levy of 1921 of j
$82.87. These figures make up a i
grandXotal of $227,088.86.
Because the ferry across South I
river was discontinued as of October j
31, Benjamin Watkins, Jr., of David
sonville. tendered his resignation as j
tax assessor of the Second district.!
The Board appointed H. H. Wilkiag
as his successor.
Patrons’ Club To Meet
There will be a meeting dt the
Patrons’ Club of Germantown toAior- 1
row afternoon at 3 iVclook iff the.,
j schoolhoua^. 1 * A l<*rge attendance is!
expected at the meeting, and refresh- <
j ments will be served afterwards.
_* i
JIBS. HIND BETTER,
I PHTSIGIM DECLARES i
(Bt The AtkoritM PrM*.)
WASHINGTON. D. C.. Nov. I.—Mrs.
j Harding was said today at the White
; House to have recovered from a slight
relapse she suffered a few days ago 1
and to he able again to sit up for
brief periods several times a day. The
i relapse, it was said, was caused by
’ a cold. It was not considered serious.
. but her physician. Brigadier-General
Sawyer, thought it test that she re-
Imam in bed for several days.
ESTABLISHED IN 1884.
ANNAPOLIS, Ml).. WEDNESDAY. NOVEMBER 1,
I ' ■ •" ‘ '“'
•PRESIDENT HARDING
ATTfeND ARMY
NAVY GAME
: * WASHINGTON. Nov.
! j dent Harding is expected by Navy
, Department officials to be on the
side lines when the football teams
cf the Naval Academy and West
. Point meet on Nov. 2o at Phiia
delrhia in their annual game.
Secretary Dcnby said that he had
: urged the President to attend thp !
game and that the President look- i
ed with favor on the proposal.
•j final decision being dependent on
tlie condition of Mrs. Harding.
Efforts also have been made by
naval officials to get the Presi
dent to attend the Navy-Peuu
SLite game to be played Friday
I at American League Park here,
j l'Ut the Executive was said to la j
disinclined to deviate from his
policy of attending no public
functions of auy kind during the
convalescence of Mrs. Harding.
BLAIR LEE ENDORSES "[
PROPOSED AMENDMENTS
J'
Fortner Senator Urges Support
For Changes In State
i
Constitution
I
! BIG SAVING ESTIMATED
i
1
I nquutitied support of the proposed Ii
amendments to the Maryland State 1 .
Constitution was voiced ut Rockville
yesterday afternoon by former United (
States Senator Blair Lee in an ad
dress at. a meeting of Montgomery
county Democrats. Taking up the
amendments in turn, former Senator
Lee said that all “deserve the united
support" of Maryland Democrats.
Because of their merit, former Sen
ator Lee said, the amendments also
would receive approval from many
voters not affiliated with the Demo
cratic party, which had promised the
amendments in the party platform
upon which the last General Assem
bly was elected. Tlie fewer elections
amendment would save $1,406,000 in
direct taxation every four years, Mr \
Lee estimated.
Will Fifed Big S;nhig
I Thp speech of former Senator Lee j
at the Rockville meeting was. in part. !
as follows:
"In my judgment, tlie strongest ar- i
, gument in favor of the amendment do- )
i big away with alternate elections is j
(based upon the fact that, actually tho j
itotal number of elections remains the)
! si me as was fixed by tire present State
I Constitution adopted in 1867. The
adoption by Maryland in 1910 of the
primary election hua doubled the
number of elections.
"This, of course, has doubled the
expense of bolding the elections. For
these reasons should the fewer elec
(Cnutlnueil on I’ese 4.)
UNIVERSITY CLUB TO ;
HEAR DISCUSSION OF i
POLITICAL ISSUES!
i
The University Club of Annapolis i
will hold a meeting at 8 o’clock .
[Thursday to discuss the political !
situation and to examine the issues <
before the voters on election day.
Professor William L. Marcy will .
speak for the Republican party and <
argue the merits of Senator France
and Representative Mndd. Major
John deP. Douw will speak for the
Democratic party and discuss the
reasons for voting that ticket. The I
Rev. James L. Smiley, nominee for ■
Senator on the Socialist ticket, will j
speak for that party. Attorney George ;
. E. Rvillman. member u* the Maryland
j House of Delegates, will explain the
various bills that have been referred i
i*o„t-be voters of Annapolis on reforen- '
iddui This program * has been aT-j
i ranged by Professor Carroll S. A Wien..
!chairman of the program committee.'
<and is In no sense a political meetiug. l
I but merely a discussion of views and j
I policies so that the members of the
[club may weigh carefully their votes, j
At the last meeting of the club the
I officers for the ensuing year were;
elected. Professor Guy R. Clements
was elected president; Instructor
William A. Conrad, vice-president;
Professor C. G. B. Laguardia. secre
tary. and Dr. Gordon H. Claude,
i treasurer.
Any graduates of the colleges and
universities of the United States and
j abroad, and graduates of the Naval or
Military Academies, are eligible for
i membership in the University Club.
• At present the club' boasts one hun
dred members io Annapolis.'
COUNTY FI IN
1 mißy 10 open i
| TOMORROW AT 7
iThird Annual Event Of Anne,
Arundel County Promises To
Be Bigger, Better Show Tham
Heretofore Many Prizes Of
fered.
WOMEN S CLUB TO
SERVE LUNCHEON
The third annual fair'or Anne Arun
'!'*l county will open tomorrow night
’in the Bladen street armory at 7
j o’clock.
Tlie Mayor of Annapolis and City
! Council will attend oil the opening
; night, of what County Agent George
VA. Norris says will be in many ways
the best show given so far in the
: count}-.
Splendid prizes hav,. been offered
iby the local banks for corn, potatoes,
bay, wheat, alfalfa, and wool. Tlie
i Maryland Tobacco Growers' Associa
tion is also offering special prizes for
tobacco. There will be a fine show
ing of all these articles.
Special Exhibit*
Among the special exhil its will be
i one of bread-making by the Girls' 4-H
'Club. Dr. Robert P. Wintcrode, sup
jormtemlent of t!i* Crownsviile Stale
Hospital, will also have an exhibition |
of the work done by the inmates of!
the institution. This ws one of thej
features of last year’s fair that proved
higlily interesting to t’e general
public.
A pleasing innovation this year will
be the special "plate luncheons" that
tile Women's Club of Annapolis and
Anne Arundel county will serve. At
the last fair tin* club served coffee,
sandwiches and ie£ cream, which
proved so popular that this time it is
making arrangements to have a
luncheon and supper cervlce, which
will he an inestimable lwxin to the
Jcounty residents who come from a
! distance to ths fair.
The Young Women's Christian As
(Continii<>d On Png* I.)
COUNTY RESIDENT
I CHAIRMAN OF FED. OF
WOMEN DEMOCRATS
Miss Katherine Watkins.-of Daviil
sonville. was elected yesterday at the
meeting of the Women’s Democratic
Federation or Anne Arundel cpuuty to
fill the vacancy caused by the res
ignation of Mrs. Clarence M. White
as chairman of tlie organization Mrs.
White's resignation was accepted with
deep regret and a rising vote of
thanks for her was given.
Mrs. White was the first chairman of
♦ho federation and did a great deal
of work in organizing the women
Democrats of the county,. Her resig
nation from office six months before
the expiration of her term is du i tp
ill health.
In the absence of the chairman yes
terday the Secretary, Mrs. G. Abram
Moss, presided, and Mrs. William
Shepherd acted as secretary. Every
district was well represented at the
meeting where the constitutional
amendments to be voted on at tlie
coming elections formed the chief
subject of discussion.
Eastport Aid To Meet
Therg will be a meeting of the East
port Nurses’ Aid Society tomorrow
night at the home of Mrs. Thomas
Brewer, Severn avenue, ot 7:110
o’clock.
FQRO NEGOTIATES FOR
30,000 ACRES COAL LAND
(Bj The AMoriatrd Pr.)
PITTSBURGH, PA.. Nov. I.—More
than JWjOOO acres of coal land con
taining approximately 180.000.0tH!
jtons of bituminous coal was the prize
! involved in a deal, which it was said
here today, was in process of nego
tiation between Henry Ford, the De
troit manufacturer, and the Wayut
'Coal Company, of Pittsburgh.
Official figures weie not obtainable
but experts placed the money involv
ed as something in excess of sls.
oyo.ooo.
The properties are .in Eastern Ohi<
and Western Pennsylvania and con
stitute practically all of the Pitta
burgh No. 8 seam now being operat
ed by the stripping method.
"PLEBES" PUT Ifl
PIE-EMU RACE
jThis. Among Other Things. I
Charge Of Hazing Against
Midshipman Gilmer
j Midshipman John P. Gilmer. Jr .of
i tlio first class. Naval Academy, w ill
he put on trial tomorrow morning.
1 efore the court martial at the Na
val Academy on charges involving the
hazing of four members of the fourih
class, one of the alleged stunts le
ing that of compelling the plebes to
take part in a pie eating contest.
The case of Midshipman Gilmer
will he the next tried, as Midshipman
Jack Kermis, of Washington, I), s..
whose case waa taken up yesterday,
asked for a postponement until Mon
day, and it was granted. lie wishes
to consult further with counsel and
prepare his defence.
Midshipman Gilmer, who was ap
pointed from Kentucky, hut whoso
home is now San Diego, Calif, is
charged with hazing these midship
men of the fourth class: Joseph G
Ronifant. of Powhatan. Va.; Karl .1
Bioderman. of Oueonta, N. Y.; Null
R. Campbell, of Rig Rapids. Midi,
and Etbelredge Grant, of San Mateo.
Calif.
In addition to the charge of direct
ing the pie contest, it is alleged that
he caused some of the midshipmen to
do long continued physical exbrclset
and also indulged in the practice
known as "running,” which consist
in requiring them to answer a series
of nonsensical questions.
Attention! Boy Scouts
j AH Scouts of Troop 2of Atitiupoh ;
are requested to meet at the State
armory, Thursday, November 2, in
full uniform, at 7 p. m. sharp. By
order of Scoutmaster Norris.
FORSTATEROftD’WORK
IN EIGHTH DISH
The State Roads Commission ye -
terday opened bids for several sec
tions of road, but no awards will le
made till the next regular meeting
The sections of road and the •lowest
bidders were:
Anna Arundel County Traceys
Corner to 'Nutwell. I<4 miles; Tay
lor & Truman. $14,546.
Allegany County—From city limits
of Cumberland toward Twiggtown,
1.61 miles; S. T. Brotcmarkle, $76,712.
Montgomery County Dawsonville
to Seneca; Bester, Gosnell & Rus
sell, $34,877. Prince George < county
line to Blair road. ..62 miles; Shy
rock Rich. $16,408. Bee's Corner to
ward Bealsville. 1.03 miles; Bester,
GosncU & Kusell. $32,322.
Howard County—St. John's lane to
Woodstock road. 2.36 miles; Thome •.
Bennett & Hunter. $70.13.
ENTERTAINMENT AT
EDWARDS’ CHAPEL HALL
A musical and literary entertain
ment will be given at the Edwards
Chapel Hall. Parole, tomorrow at 8
p. m. The program will cousist of in
strumental and vocal selections, read
ing, recitations and* drills: The ei
tertarnment will be under the aut
pices of the Epworth league of Ed
wards Chapel Methodist Episcopal
Church. The talent will be furnished
by friends from West Annapolis. A
small admission will be charged and
I ice ereani will he on sale. The pP
, ronage of the public is cordially
solicited.
FIFTY PERCENT. DIVIDEND
DECLARED BY SUGAR I J.
NEW YORK. Nov. I.—The National
Sugar Refitting Company today de
clared a 50 per cent, stock dividend
on its capital stock, subject to the
approval of an increase in the capi
tal by stockholders at a special meet
ing November 15.
It is proposed to increase the cap
ital stock from $10,000.90© to $15.-
©00.0.0©. In this case the stock di
vidend would amount to $5,000,000.
[ BANQUET FOR TWILIGHT
LEAGUE BALLPLAYERS

Recalling of incidents that marked
the series of baseball games played
by teams of the “Twilight League” of
Annapolis played during the past
summer, and jokes win be swapped
| around the festive board at Odd Fel
lows’ Hall on West street tomorrow
evening. Players of the six teams
that comprised the league have been
invited to assemble at the hall at 3
o’clock for the banquet. During the
evening the award of trophies will be
made, and plans for next season ou
the diamond probably will be dis
cussed. _ _ _ _ ; _
\
THE WEATHER:
* Fair and somewhat
warmer tonight. Thurs
day cloudy and warmer.
COMPREHENSIVE LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
IS. PEASE ON
TRIAL IN LOCAL'
CIRCUIT GOURT
Howard County Woman. Charg
ed With “Accessory After
Fact.” In Connection With
Pattison Murder For Which
Cronmillcr Was Convicted.
SAYS SHE THREW DEATH
DEALING WEAPON AWAY
t A* i <
The rase against Mrs. Pease is
expected to he giten to the Jurj
late this afternoon following ar
guments of the proseeiitlng at
torneys and counsel for the de.
i*nse. The penalty for eomlr
lion of the eharge of “a cress or) “
in a ease of this sort may be lixed
as great as that for second-degree
murder under the law, which lx
I* years In the penitentiary.
the stand in her own
lefense to answer to the charge
*>f “accessory after the fact.” iu
connection with the murder of J.
Bernard Pattison, for which
Wiliam (. . Crontmllcr, her lover,
was recently convicted of second
legrcc murder Before a jury in
the Antic Arundel county Circuit
( ourt, and sentenced to IH xears
ui the Maryland Penitentiary,
i Mrs. Mari idle Pease, originally
j indicted jointly with l ronmiller
hy the Howard county grand
1 jury, related much the same
; story concerning the murder
which was committed near Sav
jge, Howard County, on the night
jof last May 11, as she told when
testifying as a State’s witness in
the case against C*ronmiller.
Case Based On ’Her Own Admission**
In the prosecution of Mrs. Peace.
| ? ho Stale is basing its case entirely
upon her own admissions at Cronrnil
ler's trial, that her part as an arrn
sory lay In the fact that she tried to
shield her lover in every way possible
until she finally told of f’rontniller'n
confession to her. The accused was
called as the only witness in behalf of
the defense. Going on the stand this
afternoon, Mrs. Pease told the jury of
•he various circumstances and events
in connection with the cjlme; that it
was she who threw the revolver, with
which the shooting is alleged to have
been done, into a stnal pond or quarry
hole not far from her home after the
weapon had been given to her by
f'ronmiller. who asked her to keep it
for him: enjoined her to “keep her
mouth shut and not sav anything.”
and threatening that, if she did. he
might treat her the same way. Mrs.
I Pease said she cast the pistol away
■ only after she became fearful that
she might become involved In some
trouble by having it in her possession
Then she related statements rtiwde to
, her by Cronmiller that he ‘‘inttm'k’d' o
-; fix Pattison’s d business.” and
finally his Confession that he shot the
(Continued tin Case 4.) ' 'i . f
MENTION OF LETTERS ’
1 HEARD BEFORE SHOTS,'
'I MRS. GIBSON DECLARES
(Br Ih Aaan'lateri FrMI.)
NEW BRUNSWICK, N. J.. Nov 1
—ln her eye-witness account of the
Hall-Mills murder on September 14.
Mr 3. James Gibson, farmer woman,
told the authorities, it was learned
today, that a few moments before the
fatal shooting she heard one of the
women under the crab apple tree ex
claim indignantly:
“Then explain these fetters!”
This part of Mrs. Gibsou’s story
came to light through a conversation
she had with a neighbor after mak
ing her statement to investigators.
There was a moment or two of heated
argument after the explanation was
demanded, she said, and then, without
warning, the shots were fired.
Notes that were safd to have pars
ed between the Rev. Edward Wheeler
Hall and his choir leader, Mrs. Elea
nor R. Mills, the murder victim, were
found strewn about their bodie3 uu*
der the tree.
Movement of the investigators toa
day. although veiled in secrecy apa
peared to be centered for the most
part in keeping under surveillance
three men answering the description
given by Mrs. Gibson.
It was reported that Special Depa
uty Attorney-General Mott intended
at an opportune moment to bring thq
.three before Mrs. Gibson,

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