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M TIT ID SALT LAKE TRIBUNE, SUNDAY MORNING, MARCH 31. 19.12. 1.1, tEORGE . MI'S 1EI FfflLEI I SUItfi-rlStf illELI I k ' Pictures by Albert Levering If ifmie New Fable of the Two Unfet tefed Birds and BHow Far They mFlew. jjlL ,VJS llicrc was a Girl vrilh a" H) ffluamin? New Hampshire IB forehead who used to ex jV; I'hanjrf helpful Books with H studious yomur who had ; H jl will not bo necessary to name' ' IHirfC Books, ms you huvi; never Krd of I hem. Bliaiirn ;ni(l lOilgnr ' wore Com LKiJcs. in ;i way. They met under 3p Sltident Lamp and talked ( "Biboiil Schopenhauer and Walter .JlHfoler. buL the AITnir never got JBkiond 111"' Point. It, was not; 'IBpfii warm enough to be called Jfcatoni H carried about ,as niueh Mfeomaiitic Suggestion, as a cold Waler Bottle. I JftuViv grew up between them ' liBiereiv a Fellowship of the Super-! I ml. or what a Wimp wearing rloi.se Shell Spectacles would I I'osinalicigany. Having d car away the rnderbrush, we. will k proceed with the Narrative, jikv every other Member of the ik' nf Mansard Mentalities, y regarded with much Con 2it tin- School of Popular I?ie :ioyou think they would stand any ol" that, old-style Uul' JiitSir f.ilph getting the Tlam-r-Lorlc on Dorothy just outside tbe Loggia? Not on your Thought Waves! They regarded the Article com monly called Love, as a lingering Symptom of some primeval Long ing for llarlor Entertainment. Trousers eould leave hcr ma rooned in a Flat, working under Scaled Orders. Edgar did not choose to carry Overweight while working out his Uareor and grew faint at the very anl ' It was agreed that each Soul was Tree and independent unci had a right to run on its own private Time-Table. Laura said she- was, going to live her Life in her own Way and that no Wall opus in striped Thought of shouldering a lot of Domestic Responsibilities. Marriage was an institution de vised for Strap-Hangers who wanted to get their Names into the Paper. It was a childish Refuge for those who lacked Courage to forsake the beaten Paths and strike out for the High Spots. It will be seen thai they were somewhat Advanced. As far back as ISflO they were living in the 2.1st Century. Laura went in for Club AVork and Cold Baths and Card-Indexing. She fell, sorry for the Married Women. They were always fussed up over getting a Laundress or -telling about new cases .of Scarlet Rash or else 'phoning the Office to make sure that the Bread winner was at the Desk and be fit having himself. AVhcn she let, down heY Hair at Night she did not have to do any checking up or put, the bottle of Squills on the Radiator. She was Free and Happy. A. little lonesome on Rainy Days, but the freest thing you ever saw and. she had her Books. Edgar looked about him and saw the Slaves of Matrimony watching the Clock and getting ready to duck at 11 p. m. and he rejoiced inwardly. He eould laud in his little In dependence Hall at 4 g. m. and turn on all the Lights and drape his Wardrobe over the Rugs and light Cigarettes and there was not a Aroice to break the celestial Silence. He figured that Children must be an awful AVorry. He brooded over the Kid Propo sition so much that soon after he was 30 years of Age he used to go around and borrow his Nephews and Nieces and take them to the Circus and buy ex pensive Presents for them and up set the Household Rules. Occasionally, he would lake a new Book dealing with the High er Things of: Life up to his old friend Laura and he would find her feeding the Birds, with the Cat asleep in the Corner and an imported Dog with many Curls pre-empting the principal Chair. They would discuss Prison Re form and Kipling and other Sub jects in no way related to the awakening of the Maternal. Jn stineL When he owned up to 40 ami she had stopped talking about it, ' the Reading Habit was no longer a Novelty with .him, so merely to kill Time, he was acting on the A7isiting Board of an Orphan Asy-1 lum , and was a Director of the j Fresh Air Fund and was putting the Office Bor through a Busi ness College. About the same time Laura was jBlf made the victim of a Conspiracy. tflB I A designing Day Laborer and w his Wife deliberately up and died, Hi leaving a Chick of. a Daughter, all SI helpless and alone. OH Laura simply had to go over SB and grab the Young One and play IB Mother to her, because it all Jiap- IB pened hardly a Mile from her own SB Door-Step. f8 She had been dodging these . ran commonplace and old-fashioned w Responsibilities all her Life and j&t now cruel Circumstances com- flu pelled her to spend. Hours in ser- 9H vile Attentions to a stray Speci- Hfl Of course, she had the Expert SB Advice of her old friend Edgar, H who made out. the Adoption Pa- raj pers and sent a lot of Merchan- SB dise up to the House, out of the IB promptings of a broad and gen- JS eral sentiment of Pity for the Un- jj fortunate. vBa Even when they stood up to be jffij Married they were still stringing 9H themselves. BB He was bald and grizzled and Hjl she was a little droopy around Wm the Shoulders and. ha1 not been fl able to massage away the more IB important AVriukles. SB TI1C3- scouted the Suggestion Was that it was a Love Match. H It seemed that she needed a H Night AVatchman and he was Bi afraid to be alone in the Dark H with the-Memories of the Past. fl MORAL: After you pass 40 H you must take charge of some- B thing Human, even if it is only s BE Chauffeur. H& (Copyrighted. 1912, by -George Ado) IBm PARALLEL STORIES OF FAMOUS CRIMES The GctS CaSe I (i Jen and Twenty Dollar 5i Gold Pieces Turned $ Out By Andy Bliss's M s Gang So Perfect That ii Uncle Sam's Experts ll j Enounced Them it: ! , Genuine Wall Street Fleeced of $420,000. J ,v " ! !! By HENRY C, TERRY. uf jpOlA'TKHFUlTINC! i p.aetically n iram losLllrt in America. William J. tjMJ ,y of the tailed States nSji&j MCl'rct yrvicc ' Tw Vork, do al no1 : 'invh gang wIiosc irKjBt, c,JI"I:ir'''blo lo that of Andy UtiSp a?'1'1 llls vr. Iln Uoseobol eoin- Bfc, Vn ("", r ozon timt. if,iL, " Jf'icnition o.is onorat linKiAf I l'oun'ry today. The aUon. S : 10 ?,,,'rrpt service is now mostly AMST,Vllh s.irh as l.ho ,i'Bi!,"IO .,l,u Wo1''- rcconlly sent 4SJ.uiM,.I'r, "rom New York. cirn 'M,ti2 out a flood of JrtfBWrdnl'li. r '.0,nH' '"""U'f, quarters and lill , S w '''-l' l'ns readily ono.ii;h ihlC hut aro certain of uSl1 1 ,Knks. 'tmb Zr;.m r,'i"1 tI"- riilinr lino in Bmte w,' I1 hM "tl, ""'put or ti.i sfi'tfiBK-S ii. i i,c,r,ci'- ,ht i,!iod i?BS'Slli lwsban,!s withm.l qnpstion," " -?Kfv 3 a rftporloriul fl'iL'ht of 'mtofinrfJ Uudior of the banks JMt'- if In "V.''lv no spurious coin, and 0M,ltf that doen Ko. ,y (ho p.ac ,..;; ; '! hnpor of (ho revcivinc Ut WHS ,m,nr.cl,atclv 'tp,-tod wlion it H'snf I) oUoiito woihia ma- ijSB: Zwl?1 v,'r,tioii in weight from ktlBhrK,c,,,(JX,in',,5f, of t'i sold WWhL,;"0 (0 condition on CBP't'rffi?? Ul l,"tro1 of either the IHSF'U is ti.' P "r tlie so.Tcf servieo. -Wbt . '."..'raorUiiKirv rise in the flflfiBh'. 1 'lrint;"llo past JVw JBfni i'in1' the hPfil sub- iMWpi lr'i m- was ".soil bv the jjBrl7?,eri'" equalsHold ('rWBr. nAou hp "t his time and not i Hvn" 'laros that he lOT-t "oh, -"0W. of a sinclc FPiirions fir V,rtM,.,:,tion ' 'io oast 11 iWe Z,fb- wl,ero Plfl 's ii morn mil L' 'nor5,,"- -a'P Bonn : " ",3(io to counterfeit it. tbtjBf EeerS, ""Pnrtinil. enough to cause Bjnancp- morc i,un i,;iss",,,S' ill JB!Jr ntiVist . '"tpdiu-tion I will lot lmt liVR Si" k,,,,r- of ,hc coll coin .9, - st0-r-' Jst a8 ho told it WATOPANDY BLISS. ldwt) iii n of KnTTmid An.lv, would f..r hl'm' a. thief, if ho would all L"10,,,Vtlt think. I have rjflSlftthP"' w'kinc ;ibot rf 1 eo-.ld fTtOii,,r''.r , pyi'r-v vouiik fellow in 'I; 3 wll 'ins an idea that the lifo of :i crook is a happy one, I would to to iiupreas it upon his mind that there is nothing in it, for him. 1 will admit that there is a fascina tion in thievery, which grows upon what it. feeds, until it is overpowering, and stealing then becomes n habit, the same as tobacco smoking and drinking rum, and it is very hard to break, ofl.'. But there is no young man who has not become steeped in eriino who can uot give up his vicious notions. 1 havij talked of late years with hundreds of young thieves, and they generally have laughed at me. Thoy" usually suggest that it m'mht have beiiti a good thing to have applied sonic of my teachings to inyt-clf, ami, of course, "thoy have the best end of the argument. But the practical lesson of my life is very clear. J have been a thief for forty years, spent twenty years in .jail, made over $2,000,000 in forgeries, coun terfeiting kc.1hm)os and bank robberies, and today I have, not a dollar to my name. It's the old story over again easy come, easy go. I will tell you about the counlerfoit ing scheme, which gave mo a reputa tion among crooks and honest men as well, of being a star performer in my II no. II all grew out of a little trip which T made to Washington to meet Tom Cannon, an old friend of mine, who hail planted a place near fho Whi to House which promise. 1 a reward of about .f -10,000. I won hi have gone; nnvwhere lor a lump ot money hall that i'e in those days. Well, I looked over (he scheme and saw that il was very dangerous, but Cannon would not give no the idea. I did not want, to be looked upon as a fellow without nerve, so I consented to go into the job, which was to rob thr safe of a pa Minister. The paymaster I think his liamo was Hoffman drank pretty hard, and slept near the safe, but the plan was to attack the strong box while the pay master was in a drunken stupor. We. got lo the .safe without, much trouble. The box was an old-fachionod affair, and wo got lo the bills by sim ply knocking out. tho spindle in tho handle. I nailed I ho money when (he door dew open, and started awny. Camion was behind mo. Tho paymaster was aroused, and instantly fired a shot, from his revolver. The ball went, through Cannon's neck and struck me in the shoulder. Cannon was killed, but the ball did .not stop mo. 1 ran and got awav with tho boodle. 1 "know Mint it would be unsafe for me to trv and get out of Washington then, for the alarm was promptly giv en, and oycry street and outlet was guarded bv Icicle Sam's men, as well as the local police. I went directly to the homo of Bitr dim Parrel I. Me was an old-time thief, and then was run. ing a faro bank to win tho soldior inone-v with rooked elials. I told dim f was hunted, and he put me away in tlie caro of Louise Jordan, who atfAr ward shot l-'arrcll in Chicago, through ! iealousv. I kept, under cover in the 'Jordan' house for about two weeks, and then Darbv Jones and his gang, consisting nf milv Wallace. Frim-hy Kline. George Iroin and Warry Mo Goe, turned up. Thoy had conio to Washington lo do business with mo. 1 left Washington with the gang dis guised ae a negro. There was a re ward of 10.0(l0 for my scalp, but 1 won out en?ily. T left, the train in Newark and drove to Ww York in a cab. I kept under cover for a few davw in New "t or e. and then moved over lo one ol I lie olit houses in Knvoiiswooel. I,. .. beli had been practically deserted tor se THE CRBIINAL Tells How He Planned the Deed and Sought to Close Every Avenue of Knowledge Leading to His Guilt. The Detective Shows How Futile These Efforts Were and How the Old Adage, "Murder "Will Out' Always Holds Good. oral years. The houso was near the, water, and we stuck out the sign of a fishing club on tho mansion, atnl hired a sloop to give color t.o the fake. Then the counterfeiting schemo was put in motion. Krcnchy Kline and Billy Wallace wcro the experts, and Billy had expeelod to have a die for cither a $10 or a $20 gold piece deliv ered lo him in Washington. Failing (o got this, ho. decided to make the $10 and $20 elies himself, and I put. up tho coin for the tools and to take care of the gang. Making a die is a very slow process, and wo had a dandy time sailing and lishing while Billy was doing the work. Ho was tho most painstaking work man I over knew, but as he had worked in the treasury department ho knew tho kind of game ho was "P against, and did not, want to make any mistakes. Ho made, two dies and threw thorn away, because they did not, suit him. The nionov that was made from these rejected elios would have passcil any where except among experts, but Billy was in the game to beat enperrs. In my opinion ho had not his eqnnl in the world as an engraver and tool maker, but he was ono of those modest follows who do not have confidence in them selves. But tho fishing was good, and wo couhl all'ord to live on the fat of the land; so the whims of Billy did not bother us much. If Billy was a crnnlc in his way, he was an angel comparod with 1'Venchy Kline, who wa tho most, mysterious man I over met. and f have soon a lot, of curious specimens. Fronchy was a elnngerous follow to go with, for his manners were so si range that ho was sure Id attract attention and arouse suspicion. 1 have known him to go for weeks and never speak a word. IIe was an 'expert chemist, and could have niaelo a fortune", in the business by going on tho level, but, he preferred to bo a crejedc. There wore two things he could elo bettor than any man in the world. He could make genuine paper, for use as money, and a com position of metal which resembled silver and gold so closely that ii would re epiirean analysis in the assay office to prove thev were spurious. While Billy was making flies. Kliiu was mixing up pots of metal and turning out. bars ot yellow gold. Billv finally finished his dies, and then had the' Prts of a hlaminng ma chine built in different foundries and machine "shops. We brought the sec tions to T?avonswood on our truck, ami they were put together in a barn on the" place. Wo got an engine and boil er to run the stamping ma-hine. and were rcmly for business. But very few people" ever passed the old house, and we were just as safe in our work as if we wore in a wilderness. Ii requires a heavy pressure, to btamp a coin, and our machinery was not (piito as weighty Us the machine in tho mint, but our $10 and $20 coins were, just us good as any that ever left the 'mini, with the exception that the im pression made on the front, and back of the coins was not epiito as heavy as the genuine. After the stumping the metnen w;is put into a milling machine to corrugato tho edges, and an oiled roller, to give tho coin the appearance of age. The coin, as fast as it was made, was put into kogs, and when we got enough the kogs wore shipped to ling land, and after satisfactory arrange ments had been made upon the other side, wore rcshippod to this country through a regular broker. Gold was at that time selling at a premium of from ISO to 240, and tho kegs of gold were consigned lo Wclls & Co.. reputable brokers, in this city, to the credit of Nathaniel Storms, tho representative of a foreign syndicate. There were any number of bidders for the gold when it was offered for sale, and we got rid of tho whole lot for about $420,000. U was one of tho prettiest deals ever run otl in this country. DETECTIVE ADAMS'S STORY. TUHKK never was a job. said Do- tcctivc Adams, worked in this country, which could match tho great gold coin swindle., so successfully car ried out upon tho expert dealer in money in Wall street. No class of pco plo aro easier to beat than W'all street men, provided they are met upon their own stamping ground by fearless men who deal with them upon an appar ently solid plat form. As I recall il. I lie bogus -oin dis posed of was worth, face value, about $200,000, and the thieves were, kind enough to go in and get tho premium upon this sum. The firm which han eUeil the gold in this city was Wells & Co.. and they were above suspicion. The coin wan sent to them from Prink & Boaman. an honorable. London firm of bankers, and every connection from start to finish had all the marks of a genuine transaction. There was noth ing to arouse suspicion except the "olel itself, and that was not erit irn I Unex amined at the time, because Jit" hal been shipped in a perfctlv renulur manner. Impiiry woulel pro'bnblv" not have been made into tho transaction for .. long time if it had not, boon for tin disappearance of Nathaniel Ktornis, who had completed the transaction with Wells & Co., a nil collected tho money for the golel. Storms came to this count rv with the gold and had letters of iiitntelnc tion equal to the heM e-crtilicaic of diaracter! Ho represented that, he was the agent, of a syndicate of foreign capitalists who had boon quielU- gath ering up all the gold they couhl get hohl of in Europe a ( thoir own figures, and had got together several millions of dollars which they intended to put upon the American market to got the I benefit of the large premium. When Storms collected tho money for the gold, he made an appointment to meet Wells it Co. the next dav upon a matter of importance, and he die! not show up. lie was stopping at the old Astor House, and a letter was sent thcro by a messenger. Vho brought back a reply that Storms had given up his room there in tho morning, before he went to AVells & Co.'s oftice. His baggage consisted only of n handbag, 4 and he took this away with him. It also was learned that Storms had not stopped at the Astor House at all. He hired a room thero by the week, but. never went to it, and only called at tho hotel to get his mail. Storms had told one of tho members of the firm that he had givou a dinner to some of his English friends at the Astor Houso and related some of the stories which were told by his friends of American life, ft was considered very strange that Storms, who carried all the marks of honesty in his face and spoech, should have lied about such an unimportant matter; and, consider ing"all t ho circumstances, a doubt was raised about his veracity in other mat ters of importance. Several days passed and nothing was heard from Storms. Wells & Co. became a bit uneasy and sent a cable to I'Vink it Bcnmen, asking for in formation about tho further shipments of gold. Frink & Bcamen replied that they did not know an' thing about ship ments of the, precious metal, and would be delighted to find any of it. Then the direct inquiry was made by Wells & Co. of I'Vink & Bcamen if thev had not consigned $200,000 to Wells '& Co. Tho answer came back that thoy had not. This news turned things upside down in Wolla & Co.'s establishment. Tho gold which thoy had sold had been broken up into smaller packages and pretty widolv distributee!. Some, of tho coin was found and it was pronounced genuine by bank experts, but the deep interest of Wells it Co. aroused the suspicion of some of thoir customers, ami thev sent- several samples, lo (ho assay office for analysis. This exam ination showed that" there was prac tically only a trace of old on the face of each coin, and tho metal was worth less. Then there was the. deuce to pay. The. customers of Wolls it Co. demand- f: the return of their money and the firm was forced to suspend temporarily. I was called into the case at; this juiiC' turo and I must confess that if looked like a mountain. Advices from London showed that, all the papers which had been used by Nathaniel Storms in this eouiflrv had been forged, and the iu- veeitigaf ton made bv Wells it Co. was just ten days too late. The plot, would have been exposed if thev had made inquiries coni;ornini: Storms at the ....... r: .. i .ii... i.i i... fif.i, i iiii- n-ii'-. iii.iiiii ami e crel marks of identification had been obtained from Frink & Beamen in some way. showing that some one in their employ had boon giving informa tion. There was nothing in this conn try but a trood description of Storms lie weire a full beard, nnd I knew that he would shake this at the first oppor t it nil v, so that n description of him vvnti iifc'o'cs. f wiif sent to London to work ii that end with tho Scotland Vsrd pe pie. I bronchi them the information! about the letter blanks and score; marks, anel a watch wns put upon everybody in Frink it Beamans office. Thev had tweutv nlerks working for them,, and it took some time to pick up our man. We found a young follow named Sinclair who line! money to burn on $lo a week, and pinched him. Ilr squealed without dnlay. aud said that ho had been induced to give up the secrets of tho business, by two men who clnimcd to be Englishmen. Thev irave him $."000. for his work. He heard them call each other Andy and Warry. and this gave the first tip on the gang, 1 was satisfied that the two men were Andy Bliss and Warry Me Gee. both, crooks. 1 learned that the bogus coin had been brought from America on the Gunard lino in casks of white lead, and had been returned by the same line. As it had been arranged that the money should be paid in New York, J know that it was certain that "Warry and Andy would be on board to get their whack, and I came back. I could not imagine who this Storms was, and 1113- ouU hold was to keen the pipes running for Bliss aud McGee, who naturally would not be much alarmed over tho robbery for the reaBon that every end was covered. I knocked arounel among men and women I knew to be crooked for about a month before I got a good tip. 3t was in Nat Cunningham's snloon on the Bowery that I overheard a con versation between a couple of bank sneaks, who were telliug a friend about a trip thoy had on Andy Bliss's yacht, and the sport at the fishing club hi Ravcnswood. It took me a couple of hours in Itavenswood to locate tho clubhouse. J It was in an old deserted mansion, J went thcro after dark, and was aston ished to hear a regular and vory hard thumping in ono of the outhouses. I could not see into the place, but 1 .heard the sound of several voicos, and when some one came out I caught a I 8W glimpse of some moving machinery J: iftjJJ through a door. I waited till after jj n9 daylight, and I know that there was 'J ggvj crooked work going on, for there was s 5cS no sign of a smoke pipe anj'whore. y I made all my arrangements for a ji Wjm raid, and tho next night T had ten v HO picked men in Bavenswood. 1 kept; MpM tab on the clubhouse and saw that Kj)H there were at least five men there. M tw About 8 o'clock four men left the 9 1B clubhouse and went-to the barn. Soon fI the machiner' was going, and I went H to the barn with five mon. leaving the 61 others to watch the house. Tho men 9 m felt so secure that tho barn door hael II a not beeen locked. I flung it open and M jumped inside' with my gun. "Every I 13 crook was covered by a gun and threw 9 M j up his hands, except French' Kline, HQ ! who was hit on the head and died Bin : afterward from tho injury. Bfgj j Two men in. tho house, hearing the BB ' confusion in the barn, rushed out to mm hoc what the trouble was, and were lftf captured by tho guard. Wo got Warry BR I McGcc. George Kccnc, Fronchy Kline, By I Billy Wallace, Darb' Jones and Andy Bet Bliss, and the best counterfeiters' out- BK fit in tho world. If J (Copyright, 1012. by F. L. Nelson.) K Me-o-na Banishes Indigestion, II Sourness, Gas and Heaviness 1 1 Promptly Stops Fermentation and Every Form of Stomach Bistrew, 1 jffl or Your Money Back. -B m Millions of people have been cured by ustog 'MT-O-NA Stomach Tablets and now have strong stomachs, capa ble of digesting the heartiest meals. Millions of others continue to suffer from indigestion even though MT-O-NA is guaranteed or money back. Millions suffer from . distressed stomach, acid stomach, bdrhing of sour food, a miserable heaviness Ht pit of stomach oven though Ml-O-NA is guaranteed or money back. Millions pr.rade a foul brenth. dis play a. dull eye, stand for attacks of biliousness and dizziness even though MI-O-NA is guaranteed or money hack. Many get so nervous and irritable from fermentation of food in stomach 8nd the action of poisonous stomach gases that they havo headache regu larly, have bad dreamB nightly and bocome despondent and unfit for ac tive work. And still MI-O-NA Is guaranteed to end all theie tron'bles or Bj M money back. H What esene have these people for Hk's suffering, when MI-O-NA, tc uni-rer- WRi' Vi sal atomaoh prescription oan be had In KgL K t&blet form for 50 cents a large boxt Bglft At SOHBAMM-JOHNSON, PRUCH3, Bgj Jj 'The Never-Subfjtitutors" Five (5) 1m iff Good Stores, and dmggist every- 1 There is only one excuse, the old B & It worn out. haggard, battered and torn f? excuse the excuse of tho undeveloped BwHii the eacuae the childish, tbe weak B&Ht and the mentally deficient. IriM Just because jnst becausoj that s Ira III the excuse, that's why they don't get Ifffl MI-O-NA and win back energy, vim, 1 F flZ vigor, vitality and a perfect stomach. f Just because it's a poor old docrepit s fl excuse, but to some people it's better I f than none. . 1 1 Hi To all Intelligent people we simply 1 1 $i say that MT-O-NA Stomach .Tablets g onlv cost 50 cents a InTge box and aT K; ti sold on money back if dissatisfied plan. Bp: TH 1 TUNGSTENS I 1 Owing to the large and unexpected demand for the I IB Vvestingl1011.se, strong kind, "Wire-Type Tungsten Lamps, will j not lie able; 0 i'ill orders for n few days, but will take your 4 Lift order and fill in rotation. 1 ? f FISCHER, Heron Hotel Bldg. 1 f Wasatch 5124. No. 3 Floral Avenue. I "'""