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Josephine Kryl Spurns Father's
$100,000 to Elope With
Youth She Loves.
Musician's Daughter 8peede to
Station and Marries Com
poser in Fifteen Minutes.
NFW YORK, Oct. 28.?When
? sephlne Kryl, the pretty dtugh
to? of Behumir Kryl, the now fa
r >us musician, sacrificed $100,000
to marry, everyone shook their
heads and declared the girl to be
f o >lish.
All she had to do was to wait
five years longer, and then she
eould have had the $100,000 and
t1i<s husband too, if she still de
* ed.
But Josephine was tired of wait
ing and she had a secret ambition
t. ?t no one except herself knew
anything about It wasn't exactly
the kind of ambition that a bache
' lor girl could discuss unreservedly.
Bribed Against Cupid.
You see, Bohumir Kryl, the
v althy musical director, promised
J sephlne and her stoter, Marie, that
* ' ch would have $100,000 If she did
f t marry until she was thirty
j are old. If either married, he
*? pulated, the girl who was single
at thirty would get her own share
and the share of her married sister.
- Josephine and Marie agre?d
t"t they were only twenty, and the
11 -at five years went swiftly enough.
T ley had many friends?but no
a. eethearts.
She Want* Twins.
But now Josephine has eloped to
Breton with Paul Taylor White, the
young composer, flinging away the
- $100,000 and glorying in the love of
- her husband. Why? Well, don't
~ smile, but here'a the reason the
pretty bride gave:
"I don't care about the old (100,
-S00 at all?I WANT TWINS!"
Josephine blushed as she re
_ vealed the ambition?her husband
wasn't present, of course, but she
went on valiantly:
"Father wfinted me to follow a
career. I don't want a career. I
want babies!"
A Defiant Daughter.
More blushes then and a Mttle
laugh, and then she told the story:
"Of course $100,000 would come
In very handily Just now, because
It would help us set up our new
home, but I guess that we can get
along without it, Paul and I. We
are In love. We are happy. We are
married. What else could we ask?
- What else except?but I've men
.. tioned that already.
"I met Paul in Cincinnati fjur
?rears ago. I was studying the vlo
In under that charming teacher and
great musician, Ysaye. Paul was
atudylng with him, too.
"We fell In love almost Imme
diately. Soon we were dreaming
our dreams of a little nest all our
own. Father heard and was fur
An Adamlm Eden.
"Father wanted me to become a
great musician He thought I had
talent enough to be a remarkable
Violinist and he did wanf. me to
have a career. He frowned on our
pratposed mrrlage. He detested the
Very thought of it.
"He had forbiden either Marie or
Ine to marry. No man was ever al
lowed to visit us. Father wouldn't
permit a man in the house.
"But Paul and I saw a lot of each
other, anyway, after we met. Every
Winter he went to Cincinnati from
Boston and I went from Chicago.
We decided about a year ago that
yrt- would be married.
< "You see, father had really prom
ised me that $100,000 If I waited
until I was twenty-five years ol* be
fore I married. I thought he meant
It. We did wait, Paul and I, until
I was twenty-five, and then father
- changed his mind.
Extended Time TJmtt.
"When I was twenty-five he did
not give me the money. He said
that If I waited until I was thirty
Without marriage the money would
eurely be mine. So then, I derided
this wasn't playing fair, and any
way, I did not want to wait any
"We set June of this year for
our wedding. But I foolishly left
some letters In the house and my
father found them, and?well the
Wedding was put off!
"Paul and I decided then to marry
quietly, very quietly, on September
4, but my sister Marie let the secret
out and father doubled the guards
~ over me. Paul and I were desper
- ate.
Elude the Guards.
"Paul called me from Boston on
the telephone and said we should be
married at once. I agreed. He
~*une on to Chicago and I Just sneak
M out. eluding the guards, and
4/nve down to the station, where I
j*et him in my car.
"We sped to the city hall and
fifteen minutes after he had arrived
We were safely married. Now Paul
Will , go on and write music and
teach music and be a splendid suc
"I shall not stop studying, but
_ my home shall come first. As I
said, what I really want now, more
than any career Is
"Oh. I hope I hare twins!"
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"People who use it know
that Peterson's Ointment
stops itching of skin and
scalp almost instantly," says
Peterson. "And I want you
to know that its mighty heal
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* and fiery eczema." 36c, 60c,
; |1.00, $2.50, $6.00.
1 Ktv>. &^ Mam JCxryl ?
Six yean ago, when Josephine Kryl was eighteen and her
sister Marie was sixteen, Bohnmir Kryl, world-famous mu
sician, offered them $1.00,000 each if, on their thirtieth birth
days, they had not married, but had devoted their lives to
the violin. Josephine met and loved Paul Taylor White, a
Boston musician-composer. They were married, and she
was cut off. Marie still is unmarried.
NESTOR OF B. 10 0.
L. F. Thompson, Oldest Em
ploye, It Older Than the Rail
road Itself.
MANASSAS. Va. Oct. 28?The
oldest employe of the oldext railroad
in the United States, L. F. Thomp
son, of Parkersburg, W. Va., re
cently celebrated hi* ninety-ninth
birthday?a distinction held by few
Who are as active at this age as
the present Nestor of the Baltimore
and Ohio. He Is older than the
railroad Itself, having been born in
1823, or four years before the city
of Baltimore gave birth. In 1827, to
the organization With which he has
been identified for sixty-five years.
Mr. Thompson was pensioned by the
company in 1900, twenty-two years
By birth Mr. Thompson Is a Vir
ginian, a native of Prince William
county. By Inclination, "he first be
came a school teacher. Imparting to
the children of the early "forties"
around his locality the mysteries of
the three "R's" In 1848, he Jour
neyed on horseback over the moun
tains to Prunytown, W. Va., to ac
cept a position at Rector College
as Instructor In mathematics, con
tinuing to teach until his health
failed In 1867, and upon the advice
of a physician he sought out-door
As brakeman. he started his long
railroad career in 1857 on the North
Orafton and Parkersburg, W. Va.,
which had Just been completed,
later becoming part of the Balti
more and Ohio.
Mr. Thompson went on for three
years as brakeman, recovering his
health, and in 1860, was promoted
to freight conductor. He later be
came a passenger conductor, be
tween Orafton and Parkersburg,
shortly before the chrtl war broke
out. His train transported the regi
ment of Union soldiers to Webster
which engaged the first land battle
of the war, at Phlllippl, W. Va., May
18, 861.
In 1882 Mr Thompson went to
Parkersburg, W. Va., occupying a
position In the freight office where
he remained the balance of his active
railroad career.
Mr. Thompson lives at Parkers
burg, W. Va., with his grand
daughter, Mrs. C. A. Swearinger.
STAUNTON, Va.. Oct 28.?
Staunton Lodge. No. 352, Benevo
lent and Protective Order of Elks,
having disbanded after many years
of successful operation. Its lodge
rooms are being cleared of club
property. The library has been dis
mantled and the bookcases sold. All
furniture has also been sold.
Wife Moved Furniture,
Left Him Vacant House
HUSTON, Oct. 28.?How his wife.
Dora, left her home for Boston to
mtet convivial companions several
nights a weak and returned on the
8 a. m. train was told in court by
Abraham J. Wolk, of Chelsea, m his
suit for separation on ths kround
of cruel and abusiv4 treatment ana
desertion. Said he:
"I upbraided her for leaving nie
alone nights. She only laughed I
told her she would have to do as
I sav. She answered this by mov
ing the furniture to Boston and
leaving me & house with bars walls."
Judge Bell granted Wolk a decree
? ?
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Harvard Friends of Cordova
Dispute Charge* Mad* in
Divorce Petition.
BOSTON. Oct. IS.?Boston and
Brookllne society lifted Jta eye
brows In aurprlM at the dlvoros
libel (lied by Mr*. Alice Miller de
Cordova, of Brookllne, avalnat J.
Dana de Cordova. Harvard man. and
aon of a grandee of Spain.
In her ault Mra. de Cordova, who
waa divorced once before, and la
the daughter of Ames H. Miller,
prominent Boston merchant, aliases
non-support, cruel and abusive
treatment and gross and confirmed
hablta of intoxication.
When the newa of the filing of the
libel aeeped through State street,
where De Cordova la a stock broker,
and Into the Harvard Club, both In
Boaton, claamates and frlende of the
aclon of royal lineage quickly rallied
to hia support, not ao much because
he was aued for divorce, but because
of the ohargea brought ag&inat him.
8ald one who was a classmate of
de Cordova's, Harvard, '98: "The
chargea are abaoltuely unjust, .par
ticularly that one of cruel and abusive
treatment. Mra. de Cordova waa
herself in Brookllne court charged
with aaaault and battery on their col
ored maid, and was fined 110, which
fine the husband Waa oompalled to
| "As for non-support, that is equ
ally absurd. Until something
happened the couple lived very
happily together In dlffenent apart
Callouses On
Hands Free 2
Weary Willies
Oct. 28.?
fALLOUSES on their hands
saved Ray Bailey and
Scott Carrier, two transients,
from a Jail sentence in police
The two faced Jud*e Mel
rose on charges of loitering
in the Chesapeake A Ohio
railway depot.
"Let me see your hands,"
Judge Melrose told the pair
after they had told of walk
ing twenty-eight miles along
country 1 roads, working aa
they went along.
The hand inspection was
evidently satisfactory to the
judge for the two were dis
charged and told to continue
searching for work.
menta that rented anywhere from
$150 to $200 a month, and Mrs.
Cordova wanted for nothing. The
something that happrfhed will be e
sensation. If it Is brought out in
court. 4
"The charges of Intoxication
are based on nothing at all. iJo
Cordova never lost a day at his
office, and while he may have
taken a drink or two at cla^s
banquets, there was never the
semblance of his becoming non
productive because of Intoxication."
Visitor* Pretend to L,ike Water
Better. Than Wine, One
Writer's Belief.
LONDON. Oct. II.?An opopr
tunlty for American* to them
selves as some other* see them la
afforded by an English correspond
ent who comments on the number
of American tourists he has mat In
his travels through the country re
"At t Chaster," he writes, ?n?
would have thought that the May
nower's passengers had all taken
dateless return tickets and sent the
whole of their descendants back to
th? old country In a bunch.
"The hotel where I stayed Ms
full of aharp-faced men, elastic
girls and ahriveled old ladles
with eyeglasses and a drawl, who!
drank tBelr Water hot at break-1
fast and cold at dinner with an
air of thying to believe, for the
credit of the Stars and Stripes
and the laws of the United
States, they preferred it to wine,
"On the city Walls, In the cathe
dral, by the pleasant Dee, every
where one heard the Chicago
burr, the western nasal twang,
and what I beg leave paradoxical
ly to describe as the long-drawn
snapplness of New York.
" 'There never were more Amer
icans here,' a resident told me,'
but they are mostly middle
class people who have been in
duced by the European rates of I
^WtV-VtcToi? I/ic
Romance which begun over the
foot lights In New York, where Miss
Toyovonne Preempt, one of the
beauties of the Ziegfeld "Follies."
wan playing, resulted In her mar
riage In Lm Angeles to Victor
Llghtlff, a bond salesman.
exchange to take a cheap holi
day across the pond, and they
don't lavish money like the mil
lionaires of pre-war days.'
"This comfortable assurance,"
says the writer, "enablea me to
leave the city without ruining my
self in tips."
??P Wfco Ciurtt Bergdoll
Run Down by Automobile
Carrol, the policeman who discover
ed Qrover Bcrgdolt hiding In a
cloth* basket when the Bartfoll
home waa being searched for the
draft dod*er. and who arrested him.
was atruck by an automobile at
Fifty-fourth street and City nn..
He la In the Mlaarloordla Honpiui
Buffering from aevere cute and
brulaee and a poaelble fractured lea
Carrol la a mounted policeman 2?
tached to tha Sixty-flrat and Thorn jy
?on atreata atatlon Hla horae waa
alao hurt, but not aarlooaly. the
driver of the machine. William J
Soott, of Upper Darby, waa held un
der $S00 bond for a further hearing
November 4 by Magistrate Steven
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