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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 20, 1912, Image 5

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-'""My brother's addresses Paul
m R. Mabury, 919 West 28th street,
Los Angeles, Cal. Ieyer Can
thank you entrogh-fprall thatyou
have doncfor me. Disposed the
remains here quickly. Don't
send-home. B. Carson1."
The letter was Written in pen
cil, and time 4 a. m. today.
Osborn said today.:-
"I am not sure Mrs. Carson
was guilty o-intention tCsmug
ge. I don't think she upderstddd
the laws.1 . "
"I pleaded with CollectQr Loeb
to allow time for me to confer
-with her and investigate the case,
but Loeb said he saw no reason
i to make jany exceptions: He
said the'pearls must tie confiscat
ed at once, and she herself ar
raigned before the commissioner.
"Loeb said her case wbuld be a
good example to other women
who trie'dto evade the customs
j "After she had g'one through
all th.e exa'minationsshe did not
want to return -to ,the "Wbkqtt
hotel. Shesaid shetfeared report
ers. She wanted tce'va'de-public-ity.
"She was very nervous . w,hen
she left me to go to-the'Broztell.
But Hiad no idea she would try
to kill herself. She was a woman
of refinement and- accomplish
ments". "he left San Francisco last
August and made a trip around
the world. She attended the,
Durbar in India.
"Her mother and' sister are ill
. at their home in San Francisco.
She was worried because she
thought hen arrest wouldmake
her mother worse. - x v
"If felt -sure thevwhole. thing
was a "mistake. That Jis'-why I
begged fojr'time to. make an in
quiry, btnitwas denieoV-by the
collector.". " ,.
San Francisco, March? 20.
Mrs. .Edwin ' Carson, who; com
mitted, suicide in the Brbztell ho
tel, New York. tpday-Avas tfje
widow of Edwin Carso'nand one
of the most .prominent clubv wom
en otthis city. ' . v
Mrs. Carson was schedqled to
deliyer a. "lecture onVther trip
ground, the world, ancpespecially
on the'Dyrbaii-, on; her return nere.
SW lived Jat; 1925 Gough.'street,
and was wealthy. , ,2.
Why Don't We Sayft

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