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THE WASHINGTON TDIES. MONDAY; "MARCH 3: 1919.
Don't -try to toot 7tHr connctenee fcy cbeerins the returning soldlrra and fez-getting to pay your Income tax. Aa Income tax evader haunt mnch on aajr ef the other rro-Genaans, I 4 PLY COLLARS H3 .P' IV r. l-w 1005-7 tVIKAltCMAM 61017m ,9ttmJvt. ' (incj Stout- I M I I I I I I I I I I I I I M I M I I I Slick up first! Just get off a train? If you want to get the feel of the cars out of your system come to the Eiggs Baths. A good Turkish Bath will 'freshen you up in appearance and in mind Soiled clothes never feel as well as clean ones, and the same applies to your body. You will find that con ditions here will meet the requirements of the most fastidious. 4. Riggs Baths t Opposite 17. S. Treasury 15th & G Streets Twenty-fear Hour Service. G. W. U. X-TEACHER E KAN W TRIAL (Continued from First Page.) ancient watering place, sacred to the therapeutic bath since Roman times, the elopement of the late doctor's Rirl with a recreant student was perhaps only a topic for indolent jest. But to the citizens of the Baden summer capital, more especially the trivial aristocracy, with whom Lena Molltor and her family had a. place, the elope ment was a scandal portentous of dis aster. Prau Molltor. the widowed motherv was prostrated. Her friends, the Frau Baronin A. and the Frau Professorln B, were tremulous, tear ful, and full of mispivlng. Such matches were the spawn of tragedy. Ruin was certain. Oh, that poor mis guided cirl of twenty-six! Jn Paris and other parts, where they were celebratinK their freedom, the young1 man and his younff woman were quite oblivious of all this hulla baloo until money got to be short, as money wilL From Paris they were anally forced to open negotiations with the bride's wealthy mother. Discovered Helnossness. vnw fnr the first time they discov ered the true helnousness of naturalJ. attraction, and instinctive mating. The cowardice and caddlshness of the man and the ingratitude of the un natural daughter" were made clear. In the surge of penitent feeling Karl Hau and his bride pactcd suicide and set out to commit it. The boy was first to .kill his wife, then himself. He wasn't used to such things at the time, fumbled his aim and only su perficially wounded the girl. She begged for a second and lethal pellet, but the tint of her blood had undonn him. Their emotional volcanoes died away and there was no suicide. Soon afterward there was a surface reconciliation with the lron-souled, outraged mother. The daughter was given a dowry of about ?50,000, and the information that she and her hus band were not recognized in the Moli tpr set. Set Oat For America. Karl Hau and his wife set out for America. The young man entered n.r TVaoViincrtnn TTniversitv as a student, acquitted himself brilliantly. won his M. A. ana ia jj., sua w offered the chair of Roman law In his school, which he at once occu pied. The young man who had been too much of a blade for Freiburg and Baden-Baden, had evidently settled down and began to show his high cerebral gift. Those who knew him at George Washington recognized him aa a scholar of genuine attain ment His knowledge of antique and modern law are said to have been re markable, and it was believed a ca reer of distinction lay before him. And, directly to the point, he was now himself a professor and thus of suitable rank to be the husband of a medizinalrat's daughter. As so often In this ungrateful world, the dark forebodings of Frau Molltor and -her friends appeared to have been absurdly confuted. The de spised son-in-law was on the road to success and station. Reatsned Fonltlon At G. W. XT. Then Prof. Karl Hau suddenly re- I "signed his place at George Washing- -k. bt rnn iinivprKiiv. iiuiiuicu uu aaao Tie natl&aal KeaeCIBraaCe Shop SI and their young child, and sailed for Europe, ills wiie was sent it mo maternal home in Baden-Baden. The rvrnfffBRor nroeecded to Constantl- nnnio niiorn he intended to bespeak . ...., ..-.- --- 1 of the sublime porte an on conces sion of Tshlbukll. He spent some Hiiiiiii'ii'i'Hirimi'i-H ffCllfV 1 Perpetuating the Picture 5 The "life" of a picture g all depends upon the manner of its develop- ing and character of its g printing:. Our shop is in charge 6 of experts who not only a know how but who J put personal interest' g into every film they f handle. That's why you fare sure of the best - results- here always. - 9 0 9 0 o 9 9 9 a 9 9 0 9 9 0 0 9 -9 (Mr. Foster's Shop). Open Eves. 9 , 14th St and Pa. Ave. 0 2 91 "Buy a Motor Car Week" March 10th-15th Washington Automotive Trade Association has taken this means of bringing to the atten tion of the public the newest and best in the Automotive field. Show rooms will be decorated and open evenings. Dealers will have on display their full lines of Passenger Cars, Trucks, Tractors, Tires, Accessories, etc. time In the Ottoman lands, and later developments proved that time was not his sole spending. But, in the end. the Turks decided not to turn over the prospective oil claim at Tshlbukll, and Dr. Hau, out of pocket and discomfited, hadvto make his way back to Germany. The Haus visited for some time with the Molitors in1 Baden-Baden before they set out again, ostensibly at least, for America. It developed later that Hau had on this visit vain ly besought his mother-in-law for more money. It seems this excellent and forenanded lady not only refuseu more cash but demanded information as to her daughter's dowry. The pro fessor said it was intact with a Washington trust company. Tho mother-in-law appears to have doubted. She sent a cabled inquiry to Washington and was Informed that Dr. Hau had withdrawn all of the money. Apparently a family schism resulted. Returned To Bad Footing. Thus, late in 1000. the relationsbe tween Dr. Hau and his wife's fam ily had returned to as bad a footing as that whereon they stood in iuuu, at the time of the elopement. The professor and his wife left the ma ternal roof, -and the wife proceeded to London, where she put up at the Cecil and awaited her husband. Some days afterward, about November p, 1000. the doctor' arrived, not many hours ahead of the news that Frau Molltor had been shot through tho heart in Baden-Baden. She Had been summoned to the local podtoffice by teleDhone to receive in person an important package. Walking along a residential street in the dusK wun an' unmarried daughter, Olga Moll tor. she had hpen shot from behind by a bearded man, who disappeared in the shadows and escaped. Arrested In Xjondon. The next day Dr. Karl Hau was arrested- on information from Germany and heTd In London to await extradi tion. After some delays he was re turned to Baden, -Incarcerated In the Jail at Karlsruhe, the capital of the duchy, and prepared for trial. Some months later tho trial of Dr. Hau developed into one of the most remarkable homicide actions in dec ades. The progress of the case was watched from America, from England, from France and Turkey, since each of these countries had a connection with the man's history. Hau had, in fact, become an American citizen, a fact of whose protective benefits he declined to avail himself. In Ger many the trial was a sensation of genuine magnitude, leading to sharp local division of sentiment and even to riots. Circumstantial Evidence. The case of the prosecution was a clear-cut structure of circumstances. The motive was established through Frau Molitor's wealth, her penurious treatment of the son-in-law, his waste of his wife's dower, his ex travagant tastes and his loose hand ling of money. It was shown that the death of the widow was calculated to cause a division of the estate among half a dozen children, thus bringing about $100,000 to Mrs. Lena Hau. Hau's appeals to the widow for funds in the course of his recent visit to Baden-Baden were proved. It was shown that the largo watch dog belonging to Frau Molltor had been poisoned a day or two before I the woman's death. Also, a hoax tele gram had been sent a few days earlier, apprising the mother of her daughter's perilous illness In Paris. It was1 the contention of the state that this telegram had been sent by Hau In the Hope that the shock of the news would kill his mother-in- law, that lady having long suffered from organic heart trouble. The fact that the daughter was not in "Paris and was not ill, re-enforced by a v&gue Identification of Hau as the sender of the telegram, seemed' to establish some such motive. Didn't Die of Heart Attack. But Frau Molltor had not died of heart attack. The state contended that the son-in-law had then realized the need of open murder. It was shown that he"had been in Baden-Baden at the time of the murder and had fled from the town immediately after ward, leaving part of his baggage be hind. It was also demonstrated that he had brought a false beard and wig of a local barber, and anotner similar set of disguising hair from one in Frankfort. Finally it was brought out that Hau had bought a gray overcoat like the one worn by the assassin. He admitted that he had bought such a coat and had after ward thrown it overboard in crossing the English Ghanncl. In tho face of this uncontroverted evidence the conviction of tho man appeared certain. Yet a lartre part of Germany had Its doubts of the result, and In Karlsruhe the mob appeared to be strongly sympathetic with Dr. Hau. Pat Up Subtle Defense. The man's defense was subtle and Machiavellian. No one but a fellow of fine mental powers and marvelous self-control could have put up so splen did a fight against such Insuperable circumstantialities. Hau admitted, in view of the certain proof, that he had been in Baden-Baden and that he hid bought and worn the disguise 'In scribed, but he denied oategoricallv all the circumstances of the shootlnt He said his wife had stood to benefit to the extent of only about 517.500 by the death of her mother, whose estate was greatly overvalued. Hi pointed out that he had won a pla for himself in America and that N prospects there were good. Intimating that he must have been mart to com mit murder under such circumstances. CIII8 sanity had previously been at tested by the clinic at Freiburg, hi." own university.) Explained Ilia Dlnnrulae. Han's master subtlety, howcvtfr, was his explanation of his disgulscl presence in Baden-Baden. He said that a wild and uncontrollable pas sion had sprung up in him for T.Is sister-in-law, Olga Molitor, and thnt he had been drawn back to her by this impulsion. He did not dare to visit the house of his mother-in-law, from which he had so recently de parted with his wife, so he had re turned Incognito, to lay in wait for the young woman. When she indig nantly denied the existence of any love between her and her brother-in-law he plausibly explained that tho chance to declare himself to her had never been given him, and that tnia very fact had lured him back and forced the disguise upon him. The sensation created by such a' revelation and its concomitant suh ntMnn., mh best be imagined. The people of Baden, where the snobb'.Mh and close-fisted Frau Molltor was far from popular, accepted the statement of tho professor with eager belief, and the family linen was washed both in court and gossip. Saw Two Bearded Men. Finally, a titled woman neighbor of the Molitors testified that on the evening of the shooting she had left her villa to mall an Important letter. As she was standing at the post box, she said, a man wearing a palpable false beard had passed her. Despite the disguise she had recognized Dr. Hau. She had wondered about tho incident, but was aware of the fam ily's troubles and merely asked hor self what was happening. As sho walked back to her home, she salj, she passed Frau Molltor and her daughter, Olga, going In the direction taken by the disguised Hau. This seemed natural but interesting to her. But, she said, she had also" noticed a second .bearded man, wearing an iron grav natural beard, instead of the blxk disguise of Hau, skulking after tho Molitors. It whs probably thla man, she said, who "had shot the widow In the back a few moment later. Theoretical Explanation. The defense then set up a theo retical explanation of the murder. The claim was made that either this second bearded man or Frauleln Olga Molltor had .fired the fatal bullet. The widow had been killed by a ball from a revolver held close to her body. Likely" enough, said the defense. Fraulcin Olga had noticed the man skulking behind her mother and had drawn a revolver to defend herself. In her nervousness she had acci dentally fired the fatal shot. The young woman passionately denied this story. Nevertheless, it was a possi bility which the friendly public ao cepted. But the Jury made short work of convicting Htfu, and the court imme diately imposed the death penalty. A riot followed, the reserves Jiad to called, and the capital city of Baden was in an uproar for a night Petitions began to pour in, demand ing a retrial for Hau. But the state went ahead with orderly arrange ments for the execution. Wm to Be Beheaded. In Baden and -some others of the South German states' the penalty of death was at that time and may still be Imposed In the oldeudal manner. The condemned were beheaded with the ax, like many better men in the spacious past This "was to "be thu fate of Karl Hau. The fact that the man was an American citizen gave this country a particularly gruesome shiver at the Idea, for beheading has never been In order here save among the autochthonous red men. "Whether Hau would have preferred the languors of the Sing Sins; death house and the electric chair is 1n doubt But, as things happened, the man nd the public were spared this hor tpr. The throne of Baden was vacant 'ajt the 'moment, and the incumbent duke, accepting the coronet during Hau's imprisonment, Included the con victed murderer lit the customary am nesty. Prof. Hau .was thereby com mitted to prison for life. Disaster Had, Indeed, Come. The tragedy predicted by Frau Moil tot's friends at the time of her daugh ter's elopment had been dlrely accom plished, proving that misalliance will sometimes mlsally. How v fully the forecast of disaster had come true needs to be remarked. Tho widow - was- dead of an assassin's ball; the, son-in-law was a life-long prisoner for th crime; the unmarried daugh ter, Olga, had been sadly besmirched In the trial. And. to crown the catas trophe. Mrs. Lena Hau, the girl whose elopement had been the seed of all this malforturfe, had found the burden too heavy and thrown herself Into a Swiss -lake. Now, It appears, fresh evldecco ha been found which may upset thc ra- tionale of all this misery. Perchance it will be shown that a brilliant youa. 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