"slew sleeping husband
Widow, Arrested After Funeral,
Breaks Down and Confesses
Philadelphia, Dec. 11.?"First I
hit him on th'e head with a haranrr..
then I chckcd him and turned on
the era?," declared Mrs. Catharine
JBarnetto, 33 years old. cf No. 313
Line street. Camden, Monday, cc<n
fessir.fr to City Detective Troncone
that she was responsible for the
death cf her husband, Reginico.
She said she- was led to kill her hus
band because of his cruel treatment.
The widow was arrested two weeks
ago at the cemetery after Barr.'-tco'c
burial, but the police then said she
was he'd merely on suspicion, pend
ing investigation of the crime.
Locked up Kt the same time was
Frank Stanneto, o("> years old, her
cousin. Stanneto told the detectives
* that on the night the man was found
unconscious at his home hi* wife
had been on a visit to his family.
She said she fiad been dirven out of
the house by her hu.;band. who hat'
urged her to collect money due him
from one cf her relatives.
"I found him sleeping when 1 en
tered the room," Mrs. Barnetto said
in her confession, ''and rather than
be beaten up again I decided to kill
him." On the night Barr.e-tto - was
found his wife te'ephored the po
lice that he had attempted suicide
by turning on the k"*- At Cooper
?Hospital the physicans could find"
no signs of'gas poisoning, but
.Coroner Holl 'found marks on the
;iieck and his'head. A pest mortem
'.examination by County Physician
(Stem showed that the man had
:been slain. Detective Troneone wa.?
then assigned to the case and ar
rested the woman.
"Rpeatedly the woman denied her
guilt, but finally, in the presence
of Detectives Troncone and Wha
land, she broke down. '"1 thought
I better ^ct rid of him before- he
killed me," she said. The couple
had been married 14 years and have
four small children. They moved
to Camden from Bethlehem, Pa.
Stanetto will be held as a mate-rial
witness, and the woman will I):- ar
raigned en a charge of murder to
TAKES CONTROL OF WELLS
(arranza Scldiers Halt American
Dr i 1 lers? Con f isca I e Toe Is
The Mexican government is mak
ing good its scheme to nationalize
the oil industry.
i from drilling oil wells and have
! locked up their tools under govern
\ mnr.t seal.
j This procedure on the part of the
| Carranza administration was brought
to the attention cf members of
i Congress yesterday in a letter of
protest from 21 American compa
nies operating oil wells ir. Mexico.
The matter also was placed di
rectly before President Wilson in- a
memorandum submitted by Chair
man Payne, of the. Shipping Board,
who is represented as apprehensive
over the effect of the curtailment
upon supplies of fuel oil fur the
! American merchant marine.
' At the sanu- time Chairman Payne
i wrctv to Secretary of State Lan
' sing, urgently pressing the imnort
rxn -v <vf prctcctin.r the American
supply :;f Mexican fuel oil from il
kgal interference by the Mexican
WRECK NEGRO SCHOOL
Ashcvilk', X. C., Dec. 11.?
Sheriff Mitchell left here yesterday j
to investigate charges thai uniden
tified parties composed of white
men and boys last night broke into
and almost destroyed a negro school 1
house at Beaver l?am. 1(1 miles from
Asheville, anil that yesterday af
ternoon another group of white boys
fired on negroes, injuring one of 1
The first outbreak is believed to |
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have started over a fight between
white and negro boys. Yesterday
afternoon a group of white boys, it
?was charged, fired. a shotgun at a
?roup of negro children who were
on their way home from school.
A little girl was struck in the lvg
by some of the shot but was not
A teacher from the negro school
reported that every window had
been broken from the schoclhouse
ciurin.tr the. raid; doors were torn
from their hinges and the stove
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The Strangest Marriage on Record
Friday =and=; Saturday
ON THEIR WEDDING NIGHT HE SAID?
"You shall never be a mother?never know the touch of a baby's
hand. I married you not because I love you but because I hate you
and all your family. .
Imagine the husband of a beautiful woman starting married life
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