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WfEMER HEREDITARY LUNATIC, SAY WITNESSE BALTIMORE, March 29. Start ing testimony in defense of Car lyle B. Webster, thirty-five years old, of Deal's Island, on trial for the mur der of his bride, Bernice Chaney "Webster, in the Hotel Belvedere last October, was offered yesterday iu Tart 1 of the criminal court, before Judges Heuisler and Dawkins, -when witness testified that he knew that eight or mpre of Webster's J-elatives "were more or less crazy." Of all the witnesses called, this "witness was one of the most original, primitive and convincing. Although not a physician, he took the stand qualified and told of the doings of Webster's relatives in a manner that astounded those who heard him. He was George B. Horner, sixty-seven years old, a native of Deal's Island and who said "be knew nearly every man, woman and child of the 2,200 inhabitants there." He also admit ted on cross-examination that he was distantly related to the defendant Supports Defense. Mr. Horner is quite hale for his yeara and understands the ways of courts and lawyers. Without being: classed as an alienist, and without the high-sounding: words of the psychiatrist, he got into the record and before the court a strong line of evidence for the plea of the defense drunkenness and insanity." Webster testified in his own behalf and he was on the stand nearly two hours. He related having met Miss Chaney nearly two years before he married her. told of going to the Hotel Bel vedere, and remembered telephone calls sent to the room by members of the girl's family. Asked how much whiskey he drank a day, he replied that when he could get it he drank a Quart or more. On cross-examination by State's Attorney Broenlng, Webster could not remem ber all the things that happened at ,the hotels; his mind was hazy on many things testified to by wit nesses. He said he couldn't remem ber writing a note found in the room and said that the first knowledge he had that his wife was dead was when he awakened and found her dead be side hint in the bed.- I called to her and when I get no answer and when I felt her cold body I became despondent and swallowed the poison," said Webster. He was unable to fix the time, he said, because he had no clock in the room. Webster evaded making any declaration Against the character of his bride. Horaer On Stand. Horner took the stand. "Did you know Maria Ann Gibson? &ske"d Mr. Hammond. "Yes. for forty years; she was Carlyle's grandmother and her mind -was demented; a little simple, but not vicious," " Did you know William B. Horner, Xr Dels Island?" "Yes. he is a cousin of Carlyle, but Jie is now in an insane asiyum. He was formerly at Springfield, but he was transferred to the State hospital at Cambridge. He was plumb crazy and had a hankering to fight people " "Do you know Edward Webster, son to Zack W. Webster?" Tea, he is a cousin to Carlyle and he was sent to Spring Grove because of his feeble mind." -Do you know Wilson Tankersley?" "Yes, he is a. lunatic. He is big and etout, never went to school, but I don't think be is dangerous. He is half oosin, to Carlyle." "Do you know Andrew Webster?" "Yes, he was Carlyle's uncle. He yeas an idiot. He is dead.' "Did you know Alma Abbott?" Yes, she is Carlyle's aunt. 1 have observed her for many years and she, too, is an idiot She is given to attack ing children and beating them." "Do you know Monie White" Tes. I don't think he was ever in an insane asylum, but he acts pecu liarly and is subject to fits. He is a cousin of Carlyle."' "Did you know Ethel BradshaW" Yes, but she is dead now. She was pimple-minded. She was a half cousin to Carlyle." "Did you know Elizabeth Waters'" "Yes, she was a great-aunt to Car lyle; she was weak-minded." Knew History of Family. Mr. Horner mentioned other rela tives of the defendant who, he said. "BAYER CROSS" ON ASPIRIN 'Always Ask for Genuine "Bayer Tablets of Aspirin" Only ASPiri" -i&uieio vim 111c omctj Oot-r nross . - ,. nn tmtti arr fpnninp on Bayer Tablets of Aspirin." owned and .a hv Americans and proved safe by ,, lllons of people. Unknown quantities ' fraudulent Aspirin Tablets were od recentlv bv a Brooklyn dealer . bch proved to be imposed mostly i Talcum Powder. Bayer Tablets of Aspir.n -hould r'trays be ;-ked for. Then look for i safety "BHyei cross" on the pek e and on each tbW. Accept noth n- else! Proper directions and dos- -r in each Bayer package. "-iii'-in if the narle mark f Rajer , , o. ii - V "! i ideie- of "YOUNGEST SLAYER" FIGHTING FOR LIFE iBw- PL A o K ,I. v IKi t 0 iHuii'91 FILIPPA GAMBINO. Fourteen-year-old Brooklyn girl who Is facing trial in New York charged with the murder of Tom ma8so Troia. in her home last New Year Eve. Troia was a boarder in the Gambino home. showed signs of weak minds. At this juncture some one remarked thai there were a lot of crazy people on the island, and Witness Horner heard it. "Well, here'. one who belong. on that inland, and I don't think I'm crazy, if you do'" exclaimed Horner. oirecting his eye to Deputy State's Attorney Marcliant. Then Mr Horner aid that many of the people in the Webster family have intermarried. Mr. Horner testified that William W Webster, the prisoner's father. was one of the "best men in Somerset county when sober, but he was a bad man when drunk." He related fights letween the Webster brother, uncles cf Carlyle. and said that after they J were over their intoxication they were friendly, apologized and said lhe could not explain their actions. "I have seen them in knock down and drag out fights." said Mr. Horner, "and the next day they couldn t re member what they wh fighting about." On cross-examination Mr. HornT admitted that he also was linked with the Webster family, on Carlyle".- moth er's side. Deputy Sheriff William .1. Tanker slev. of Deals Island, was next veiled and he substantiated all the testimony given by Mr. Horner. Dr. Charles G. Hill, of Mt Hope Ue treat, was called to the stand by the defense to answer the hypothetical question as to Webster's sanity at the time of his commission of the murder. Dr. Hill heard all the testimony in the case and he frankly told the court that in his opinion Webster was suf fering from alcoholic Insanity, coupled with a subnormal condition. E Two employes of the Virginia Ship building Corporation at Alexandria, Vs., today are suffering from severe burns received last night when fire destroyed the copper shop of the plant, causing an estimated loss of $40,000. and which threatened to wipe out the big ship building establish ment. The injured, who are at the Alex andria Hospital, are Walter Hapsberg. 5 Wolf stret. and Thomas J. Murray, of Patrick street. Hapsberg was bad ly burned about the face, hands and body, and his condition is said to be critical. Several others were slight ly hurt while fighting the blaze, which was confined to the copper shop. The blaze was tanked by the ex plosion of an acetylene torch being used by Hapsberg Murray was working with Hapsberg. but he es caped with only slight burns. The flames spread rapidly through the shop, but were prevented from reaching the other buildings through the quick work of the company's fire brigade. Alexandria firemen and the fire-boat of the Washington Fire De partment. It was stated today that the fire will not interfere with the building plans of the company, and that the copper shop will be immediately re built. The loss is covered by insur ance. T Tiont lump the South nations together and label "Spanish America.'' John American them ail Barrett. director of the Pan-American Union, said in his lecture explaining "Pan America and Pan-Americanism," given at the United Service Club last night. Mr. Barrett declared that the peo ple of the United Slates made a great mistake in refusing to recognize the individual nationalities of the South and Central American States. Latin America, he said, is composed of as many and varied different people as the nations of Europe "The people of Biazil. ihe majority of whom .speak Portuguese, object to being called Spaniards." he said, "as much as ou or 1 would object to being called English or French." START "OWN A HOME" DRIVE. "Own your own home" campaigns have been inaugurated in eighteen cities, it is announced by the Bureau of Public Works, Department of La bor. The cities are Billings. Mont.; Charleston. W. Va.. Chicago, Cleve land. Denver. Jacksonville. Fla.; Johns town. Pa.: Lynchburg. Va,: Middle town. Conn.: Milwaukee. Philadelphia, Portland. Ore.; Salt Lake City. Seattle. Spoksne. Staunton Va St Paul and T'-i' ; R N SHPYARD TWOM N t N I II RED SOUTH AME R CA NO SPANSH AM A GIRL SLAYER, 14, 10 STAND TRIAL KU OKK Msri h M Fillip i.ambino Hie fourteen year old gin I lu shot and killed Todiimu Trol whom he accused of attacking bet ; ,n her home, will have to stand tiia'. fot murder in the first degree. l-.llott ins the indictment of the 'giil Arupmblyman Caesar Barra. her attorney, was given until yslerda to present reasons why she should not be tompelled to ."land trial. After hearing his request for the dismissal of the present charge and the sitbsti ttition of one of Juvenile delinquency o be tned in the Chlldrens' Court. J-jdse Hozalsky in Part I, General Sesiuns, t uled: "An indictment of murder in the first degree has been returned by the grand jury. and. regardless of othei. features, the a.e will have to go to trial " Judge Rosalky assigned the case to the rou'-t of Judge Mclntyre. part 3. general sessions, where it will prob ably come up early jn April. Mean while, the girl will remain in the cus tody of the Children' Society. Fillipa appeared in court with her a;torne. wearing the same look of bewildered la'ik of comprehension which ha characterized her sinee the beginning of the proceedings. The news that she would have to stand V'al .he appeal d to understand only aguely "She i really nothing more than a ihild in mind." said her attorney, "and it i very unfortunate that she .-l.oukl be compelled to stand trial on such a ha'ge." JAPSSTART LINE Japanese interest will shortly establish direct dleamship service be tween Mexico and Japan, according to Mexico City advices today Repre sentatives of Tokio and Osaka capital are conferring with Carranz officials regarding the line, the advices stated Japanese boats to Pacific ports of the United States. Canada and South America now stop at Mexican west coast ports. Japan seeks a market i Mexico for manufactured products, and wants rubber, henequen. lead, tungsten, slate, silver, iron, copper, oil and other raw materials in ex change, it was declared SAYS ACTRESS GAVE NEW YORK. March 29. Mrs. Jphn E. O'Connell is suing for divorce to day, alleging: That her husband admired an ac tress named Daisy Daniels, and that he had her skirts shortened so her ankles would show, as "she had some thing worth showing." That her husband declared the ac tress gave him hot baths and alcohol rubs. Dr. O'Connell. the defendant, cate gorically denied everything and his denials were supported by other witnesses, in the preliminary hear ing. E ATLANTIC CITY. X. J . March 29. -Dr. Samuel Dutton. author, educator, humanitarian, and a leading exponent of the League of Nation?, died sud denly here today. Heart trouble i.aused his death. He was superintendent of the Hor ace Mann School at Xew York and a member of the faculty of Columbia University. He was sixty-nine years old and had been here several weeks for his health. His wife was with him at the em- Dr. Dutton had founded many boys' schools throughout the country, and was a trustee of the fonslantlnople College for Girls. FIVE U-BOATS WILL E Five German submarines manned by American crews, will leave for the United States todav to boost the Fifth Liberty loan. Admiral Sims yesterday informed the Xavy Department. One of the five is the U-117. a big ocean mine layer, and is on its return trip to American waters, for it plant ed mines along the Atlantic coast last year Because of weather condi tions it is not expected they will ar rive much before the latter part of April. In addition it if- expected that one of the big cruiser submarines will be procured. American naval ex perts will study the boat? during their stay here DRY LEAGUE WITHDRAWS FROM WETS' TEST CASE XEW YORK. March 29 Upon ob jection by the complainants, the Anti Saloon League of Xew York today has withdrawn its application to the Fed eral court for leave to intervene in as sociation with the defendants in the case brought by the brewing interests of the metropolitan district against the collector of internal revenue and the Federal district attorney to test the constitutionality of the wartime prohibition act and the validity of Government regulations determining a am'-wl ' '!! 'eating and non-ln- DIRECT TO IK HUBBY HOT BATHS DR.SAMUEL DUTTON UCATR DEAD AD N LOAN D V THE WASHINGTON TIMM. SAT I RIMY, MARCH Let the Wedding Bells Ring Out Br JKAN KNOTT ( JOHM, I TMOOflMT j VE5, n"5TfcRR0l TTs (A s en - 7 ' f N ( OH DEAR-, HO)) n AU5T BE tm MOT r l ( V uihaodve J n- (n V TMEAw'7. REPLY OF ANSELL TO BE SUPPRESSED Lieut. Col. Anselfs reply to state ments by Major General Crowder. judge advocate general, on the sub ject of military justice, will not be made public by the War Department. Secretary Baker declared today that he had returned the letter to Colonel Ansell with the suggestion that its publication would not be helpful, and that if the officer had any suggestion or recommendation as to changes in the court-martial system he could make it either to his superior offi cers or to the Secretary of War. Colonel Ansell yesterday said he bad no statement- to make. His friends asserted it was improbable that he would take any steps toward making pnblic the reply himself, as such action would be construed as insubordination, and would render the officer liable to court-martial Dro- ceedings on that charge, but theiPi,,l Mallick, his assis-tunt. were or proceedings would not necessarily In volve either the controversy over the legal system In the army or the psrsonal relations between Colonel Ansell and General Crowder. Copy Seat to Chamberlel. The reply of Colonel Ansell was forwarded to Secrotary Baker wnile the Secretary was absent from Wash ington on an inspection tour of army camps Acting Secretary Crowell was instructed by Mr. Baker to ! withhold the reply from publication until the latter's return. Senator Chamberlain, of Oregon, chairman of the Military Affairs Com mittee of the last Senate, obtained a copy of the reply in confidence from Secretary Crowell and later telegraphed Mr. Baker urgently re questing that the communication be made publir. declaring it was a docu ment of public interest, ami fair treatment lor Colonel Ansell de manded it be placed before the country as had General Crowdei's statement Tells of .No BxrvutionB. Establishment by law of an appel- I late court-martial tribunal similar to j the board of review now maintained in the office of the judge advocate general was urged yesterday bv Lieut, fol. Edwin R. Keady. of the judge advocate genetal's office, in a statement before the special commit tee of the American Bar Association which is inquiring into court-martial proceduie. Colonel Keady said that as a lawyer and teacher of law he had been agreeably surprised by the efficiency of army general courts martial. He called attention to the fact that there bad not been a single execu tion in the American army for a purely military offense, and said he had heard there weie 11.000 such ex ecutions in the Austrian army. CALDER WANTS LAWS TO UPHOLD WAR BOND VALUES! XEW YORK. Match 20. United S.ates Senator William M. Calder, or Xew York, announced here veterday he had written a letter to Secretary cf the Treasury Glass calling atten tion to depreciation of recent issues of Liberty bonds and urging the Sec ntary to cable President Wilson ad vising tiiat a special session of Con gress be called at once so that the situation might he remedied Senator Calder expressed the opin ion that unless this was done It would he impossible to obtain popular sub scriptions to the forthcoming loan, 'bus necessitating the taking of bonds b" ihe banks, a situation which would, he wrote, have the effect of limiting ci edit for business, with injurious ef fects upon the country MRS. CHAMP CLARK AT . W. I'. Mrs. Chapm Clark, wife of the retiring Speaker of the House, will dpeaK at oeorge Washington Univer- sity chapel exercises on Monday, at I TEW YORK. March 20 Samuel T 12:15 o'clock in the assembly hall ofipiton. vice president of the Kali- the arts and sciences building 202.1 G street northwest, according to an nouncement by Dr. William Miller Col lier, president of the university. The Speaker at the ezerclats on Wednes day will be Hannah J. Patterson, of the Women's National Defense Coun cil. Mrs. Newton D. Baker, vrif of th Sen ! o' Wai will sing- The pii!! i ' it ed C.' ).: )Yr?x " BANK OF S7 5.000 DKTROIT. Mich.. March 29. Herd ing fourteen persons, including sev , oral women patrons, into the lavatory and the vault of the West Side branch , of the Commonwealth State Bank ' here, six unmasked bandits this aft i ernoon robbed the institution of $10,000 in cash and unregistered Lib erty bonds, which officials say may exceed $05,000 In value. Fifty thousand dollars in currency had been removed from the branch to the main office only n few hours before the hold-up. according to J. W.-McCausey. president of the bank The hold-up was one of the most daring in recent years. Two of the men stood guard outside the entrance to the bank while four entered, with the man at their head waving a na wed -off shotgur. j Charles H. Moonei'y. cashier, and i dered from their cages, and. with sev eral patrons, forced to stand with upraised hands while the bank vault was being rifled. The two bank at taches were then ordered into Ihe vault, together with four of the pa trons, and the bier steel door was closed. ' Eight other persons, including sev- i e.ral who came in after the bandits I entered, and among. them two wom en, each with a baby in her arms. were ordered, one by one. into the lavatory. The bandits then gathered up a'l the currency in sight and escaped in a big touring car. Their machine was seen lo turn west on Fort street, one of the main thoroughfares leading out of the uy. The theory of the police is that they were headed for Toledo, and authorities of towns on the highway between that point and Detroit were immediately notified. SEATTLE. Wash.. Mjrch 19 -Sa-verio llroccoli returned to his native Italy when his country entered the world war for democracy. He fought and fought well. receiving two wounds and a military medal. Now he is back home here and married. But he did not bring his wife with him. Their." -was a lomance of war. for Saverio had almost forgotten his sweetheart of boyhood days in Sunny Italy, and when In wa sent back to hi." former home wounded and disabled one of the first to greet him was Erminia Tenuta. "And I loved her again." said Sa verio. But whn the soldier sailed for America ihe immigration authorities refused to allow his bride to accom pany him. There were no orders cov ering that situation. After the boat sa fled from Genoa Saverio learned the restrictions had been lifted. He l p.annin now to send for Mrs. Broc coli "War is not so bad - very fine 1 like it." says Saverio. But soldiering at 2 cents a. day does not Impress a man who has known the wages paid in the American Xorthwest. "When I left, my fare was paid, but I have no pension for my wounds. My medal brings me $20 a year." Broccoli declares the Italian sol diers dfBtrust and disllkeOeneral Car dorna. who commanded Italy's troops when they met disaster, and who la suspected of receiving German money for hetravlng his men. utRKI, MAG'ATK OlEi way Steel Spring Company, died here yesterday at the age of fifty-two yesrs. He was horn In Topekn, Kan.' and spent many years In railroad service In the West, hemming hsbIsi tzit to the president of tho Chicago. Hock Island. nnl Paolfin rtnllroa.il In 1904 He reslennd In I?f3 to become, associated wlih ih nie' sprins cor pent' -n AUTO BAND T R B SOLDIER WINS WAR A BRIDE MK lUtll. NEW TAXES TAKE EFFECT TUESDAY New Jiitu!iient taxeM v Ii go Into effect Tuesda. will fall heavily I. h cheater ticket brokers. In fwiflltln. f.. K fipHlnlVv ffi.v .if I cent on eaeb'Jp Rent .charged for1 "theater tickets; -newwtana. hotel. or other brokerage agencies dealing in theater tickets are required under the new revenue law to pay 5 per cent of1 the excn9 charged b that agency i above the usual box office price, pro- i vldintr thl excess Is SO cents or less. and ,10 pvr cent if the excess than 50 cents above the box charge. The'excess Is figured box ot'fico-iiarge plus ordinary tax, and the broker pays the tax. Club dues ind initiation fees ex- i-eeding $10 -vnr are taxable at 10 per i-pntw,.. ... Transportation, insurance, and stamp taxes also go into effect Tuesday. The ( new act lays a tax of 3 per cent on freight charges, approximately 5 per cent on express charges. 8 per cent on passenger and Pullman fares and S per cent on oil pipe line charges. For telephone or telegraph messages on which charges are between IS And no cents the tax will be 5 cents, and if the charge is more than- 80 cents, the charge will be 10 cents. Ten per cent is assessed on leased wire tolls. J I TO E fflD ASKS CART DISMISS CA prise 1D0 men. including flyers. mech- I anicians. supply officers, medical offi XKWARK. X. J.. March 29.- Counsel er- a chaplain, and cooks, r.,- m.-. u.M...r.i.. -s vniir nr.ftv Landing places will be at Clover- vnntir mutrnn nf th fuBhlnnnhlA inwn nt Arnihlirn X. J.. u-Hrt w-i fniltf recently by the Kssex county grand Jtiry on a charge of being a "common scold." appeared before Judge William T. Martin here and moved that the indictment be quashed. Judge Martin reserved decision- The Indictment of Mrs. Kuller fol lowed formal complaint against her by neighbors. The motion of her counsel today was based on the claim that the 'common scold statute" Is obsolete in j Xew Jersey. According to the old statute, the penalty for conviction on the charge was a din-king." H young 5 . GIVE YOUR OLD 01011461) TO THE AMERICAN RED CROSS Semi yeur deAatiea iW week, MtreRgly wrapped and tied, to your nearest peKce station or Are engiae house, and help suffering millions i Europe. d5nt waitdo it now - s26 'CLOUD COPS' TO .Y. "SfEW YORK. March 29.--Plans of the New York police department for a "clond cop" section materialized to day, when twenty-six American. British, and French aviators were sworn in the office of Deputy Police Commissioner Rodman Wanamaker as members of the police reserves. Col. Jefferson de Mount Thompson, who will command the police avirttion squadron, announced that uniforms I for the aerial patrolmen had been ' ordered, and that plane's would be or- derect in Mnv nt n meettne- of sir. ' plane manufacturers in Atlantic City. 1 The squadron probably will take th j air by June, he said. ' According to Colonel Thompson, the ; squadron, when completed, will com- nors 1 .11 ill! U Van Cortlandt Park and SHcepBiieau xaj-. uaier, c auiu. ihjju- "- t -. .1 r - T & 1 1J I J Jn Plac probably will be ' con structed on the tops of high build ings. Both land and sea planes will be used, he said. OBSERVES 84TH BIRTHDAY BY SINGING FOR RECORD " " CHICAGO, March 29. Catherine Sniale celebrated her eighty-fourth birthday by singing "Annie Laurie" into a phonograph. PATROL N SKIES ERMETICALLV sealed in its wax-wrapped pack age, air-tight and impurity proof WRIGLEYS is hygienic and wholesome. The goody that's good for and old. Flavor iNcmsuxKi lA'i 1 j r 4 gVlM il i liniTIU MU&M.hLbLiiLMMU SAYS m Hi NKW YOKK Mrvli .' Nwi ladvertMmc was gtvN r .chief ttrn in tH f IM ( PrestyterHR OwrrH IHv tor ! 1 669.060 for Mhnrek wrk at )im 4 the results ef the ampalrii toe4 here by the Kev Dr Charles Ste4sle. publicity illreetor ef the drive Although complete return ar not In. Dr. Stelzle said. )ndtatlM are that the Presbyterian Church an a whole has Increased Its benevo lences by 59 per cent over last year, and It is expected that the figure will go to 100 per cent by the end of the. year. Dr. Stelzle urged continued use at newspaper advertisements in the membership campaign, which Is to follow the fund drive. "There is no agency. he asserted, "which can be made quite so effective as the daily newspaper in enlisting the interest of those who do not go to church." UNDERTHEIRSKIRTS RICHMOXD. A.. Starch 29. Con cealment of liquor beneath femlntn wearing apparel has failed to dauat the prohibition officers of the local police force. Xosing around the union station ta coppers heard a clink, clink, and in vestigation showed that two women were attempting to bring liquor into ' the city by hiding it under their clothing. QUADRUPLETS BORN TO GEORGIA WOMAN; ALL WELL ATllVXTA. '-. Mareh 29. This stork is no Bolshevik. It works over- time. Quadruplets, three boys and one eiT weighing five pounds each. ' were delivered safely at the home of Mr and Mrs Lee Milligan, of Walnut Grove. Ga. All well and happy. Be sure to get WRIGLEYS Look for the name. 8 & WOMEN HID BOOZE Qw'