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WOMAN TO STICK TO HUSBAND
WHO SKIPPED TOWN In a sad little home at 6262 Jack son Park avenue, Mrs. George M. Walsh is nursing her sick baby and trying to arrive at herGreat Decision. Her husband skipped Tiiesd'ay. The nt day representatives of the Pack ard Automobile Co., where he was employed as auditor, came to the house and informed her that her hus band was short $1,200. The company's agents took $50; all the money she had. Now the girl wife has nothing for herself or the baby. She doesn't know just who to blame. She has before her the example set by Mrs. Frank Hfenning, wife of the young Schaumberg banker, who turned her back on her husband the moment he got in trouble, and on the other hand she has the example of Mrs. Angela Whelan, who stuck to her husband after he had gotten into trouble. "And do you know," said Mrs. Walsh through her tears, "I believe I'll stick." SAYS WOMAN'S STORY DROVE HIM TO ATTEMPT KILLING Somerville, N. J., Jan. 17. That a woman's story of her wrongs and her offer of $400 inspired him in his attempt to kill Monroe P. Ellis, presi dent of the State Lumber Ass'n, and of the Conkling Lumber Co., by fir ing nine shots through the window of Ellis' home while he sat at dinner, is the story told by Paul Carl, ar rested after two years' persistent search by private detectives. The boy says he did not know and had never seen Ellis before the shott ing, but that he was approached by the woman who declared she had been mistreated. He says he went to New York to hire a gunman, but he was laughed at and resolved to do it himself. After the shooting, he went to his home in Stroudsburg, Pa., but de cided he. would be safe.r near the scene of the crime, so- he went back and worked for six months' as a clerk in the office of the man he tried to kill. One- of the private detectives sus pected the boy, and when .-he was no longer abje to stand workingin Som erville, the detectve followed him to Stroudsburg and became his frieiyi and confident until he wormed enough of the story out of , the boy to arrest him. o o " lSJl1- "It's not everybody I'd rent this room to," said the sad-faced land lady. "This room is full of tender asso ciations to me. My first husband died in that bed, with his head On that very pillow. My dear father passed away on that sofa under the window. My poor nephew Williah fell dead with heart disease right where you are standing. He was studying to be a doctor, and there are two skeletons and six abnormal livers preserved in spirits in that press yonder, while that bottom drawer is full of odd bones and skulls. "Well, good night, and pleasant dreams." WEATHER FORECAST Generally fair today and probably tomorrow; somewhat colder today; moderate northwest winds, becoming variable.