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POLICE SEEK "TANGO PIRATE" IN HOTEL
Sternberg being arrested and woman
whose body was found in hotel.
New York, aMrch 24. Who killed
Mrs. Elsie Lee Hilair?
Police of New York are holding a
man they charge knows something
about the murder of the Brooklyn
woman who gave her name as
"Florence Gray, Boston," at the Ho
tel Martinique, and was found dead
the next morning in her room, her
jewels, worth $2,500, missing.
But the police are doubtful about
the last few hours of her life.
Benjamin Sternberg, the man held,
confesses, the police say, to having
been with the murdered woman until
about two hours before it is believed
she was murdered.
He was to have gone out with her
that night, he says, according to the
police, but she broke the engage
ment when she met a tall man and
left Sternberg, walking off with the
new acquaintance A search is be
ing made for this man.
If you wish to be good, first believe
that you are bad. Epictetus.