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r-- 3ynrgy!i"?J''ff' Frank Dellatore, the rooming house keeper, says that the girl has not paid much rent since she came here six weeks ago and had been or dered to move. In her room the police found a let ter addressed to her mother, Mrs. Iona Baker, Danville, 111., in which the girl said that her husband had mur dered a man here. In another letter to her mother were newspaper clip pings about Shalansky's murder. The girl claims to have recognized the picture of Anderson or Ellis as photograph of her husband, and, des perate over the knowledge that she was the wife of a thief and murderer, she went into the room of one of the boarders where she knew there was a revolver in the dresser drawer. She got the weapon, pressed it toiler left side and fired, intending to shoot her self throughthe heart, but the kick of the gun deflected the bullet .about an inch. Weak, but still able to walk, she left the 'house and went to a grocery store about half a block away. There she managed to tell the grocer what she had done, and he called the po lice, who took her to the hospital. Detectives who interviewed her at the hospital discredit her story and have begun a searching investigation of her own identification. Dellatore said that a visitor who called to see thegirl last Monday morning, the day Shalansky was found dead in the hotel, resembled Joseph Ellis, the youth the police are seeking. Mrs. Anderson was not in when he called. She told the po lice at the hospital she had. never seen her husband since she has been in Indianapolis. Investigation- of the murder of Shalansky shows that it was coolly planned and waB evidently not the first of its kind by the murderer. A curious fact pointed out by the police is that all of the victims of Ellis were Jewish second-hand clothing dealers. After killing-Shalansky, the mur- .derer discarded a xMax spotted with blood, walked to a nearby store where he purchased andther, and returning to the lobby of the hotel in which his victim lay dead, he remained an hour longer. Late in the afternoon the slayer returned to his room and then going to the union station, took his suitcase from the checkroom and is reported to have caught an east-bound train. Prom information gathered by the police Ellis, known also as Brokaw and Robert Duncan, committed a similar crime in Louisville last week and sold in Indianapolis a watch he took from his Louisville victim. The scheme the man followed was the same in each town where he is reported to have committed these crimes. He would register at a hotel under an assumed name, call on one of the smaller clothing merchants or a second-hand ealer, and, explain ing that he had samples he must get out of his possession, ask the dealer to go to his room. .Once in the man's room the pro cedure was almost always the same. The victim was struck down or forc ed at the point of a revolver to sub mit to being bound or gagged. Then his valuables were stolen and the robber, leaving the merchant to be discovered by hotel employes, de parted. o o ( MAYBE THEY'RE JEALOUS! Buffalo, N. Y.r Sept. 24 No more can Mr. Newly Wed taunt his wife with the statement that she can't make bread like his mother made. Members of the National Association of Master Bakers have decided that mother's bread was not pure food. "Kneading dough with the hands is imperfect in the first place," said Jay Burns of Omaha, "because the lumps of gluten made by flour and water are not thoroughly mashed. Then covering the dough while it rises Is unsanitary, because carbonic acid gases from the. yeast and flour care unable to escape." "" .