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Murglar Confesses His Shady
Record When Recognized
by Court.
Says He Never Worked, but
Rrought Home Valuable Ar?
ticles for ller lo Pawn.
New York. January IG?Edward
Krlotrr. of 2 5 7 Eck ford street, Brook?
lyn, yesterday wan arraigned In Hie
Manhattan Avenue Court, In that bor?
ough, on ii charge of burglary, The
police said that early on Saturday
morning lie broke Into Louts Klein's
.??tore, nt ijSl Manhattan Avenue, and
stole a ?.'5o white fox fur garment and'
a $60 silk dress.
Krleter';. young wife, Mary, also was
arraigned, dunged wltii having re
i <?!?? id the alleged stolen goods. The
poll c said she had tried to pawn the
furs for 11". She. had on in court the
pongee silk dress said to have been
taken from Klein's.
When the couple stood up before the
ma :.?!?! rate he pointed to Krleter and
.-aid to him:
"I remember your fai >? V'ou were
brought before me several years ago,
and alterward you were suit lo the El
mira rtcfdrmatoryj .where you served
fifteen months. Is that true?"
KHoter admitted it was true.
The wife who hud turned and looked
at her husband In apparent astonish?
ment, seemingly almost i ollapsed when
the man admitted I1I3 criminal record.
Sfca burst out crying, and was falling
to the floor when a court uttcndtflit
caught her in It's arms.
"I didn't know," she said, "that my
husband was a burglar when I was se
<retly married to him several months
tgo. lie led me to believe he was an
honest, upright and good man. although
I learned soon afterward he haver
worked, but sometimes had valuable
things in his possession."
The magistrate nodded and looked
?tsrnly at Krleter.
"Now I see It all," continued the
young wife. "1 realize my husband s
true character.'' Site stopped a mo?
ment and trembled.
"ill tell >on mare.'' she continued,
looking fixedly at the magistrate.
"Since I became this man'? wife he lia >
treated me at times with great cruelty
and has ordered me to become a thlet.
Hut 1 didn't know what he meant until
now, v. hen 1 begin to come out of my
dreai'. Eroni time to lime he came, to
mo with costly things, but he wouldn't
tell me where he got them.
"Once be had a magnificent astrae.i.an
overcoat, but he wouldn't say where he
got it. in disposed of It afterward.
? in Saturday my husband and ano'.n-r
man named George Brown culled on me
St my stepfather's house In Eck lord
Street. They had tilts pongee d-es.s
Is the World's
it commands its price because
IL Ik worth It. And It always
?III until human nature changes.
If the other pianos were worth
a? much, people would pay the
Stclliwuy |?rlcea for them.
It Is a common sense pfoposl
t ion.
Write us for I'KKE stein way
Walter D. Moses & Co.,
103 Ens? llroad Street,
Oldest Music Mouse iu Virginia
nml .North Carolina.
you see m* wearing, an.l they had the
fox fur set.
"They made the put on the dress and
then got inc to bos'ome their scapego.it
in the case of the fur piece, which 1
was told to pawn for $]o. Brown went
along Saturday night, but he must havt
made his escape. The test you know
I would never have believed this of my
husband, but concerning myself 1 arn
Innocent of any wrongdoing."
Magistrate OTtcllly turned to Krleter
and said:
"I am satisfied you have tried to
make your wife your tjol In crime."
The court then held Krleter .'n 12,000
ball for a further heating, and com?
mitted Mrs. Krleter temporarily to the
House of the Good Shepherd as a wit?
Typhoid Fever Inoculation Adndulu
tered to Members of .Norfolk Company.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.1
Norfolk, Vu.. January IC.--N01 only
Alst In th'- State, but first also among
the National Guard companies to take
the typhoid fever Inoculation treat?
ment, is Company A, Fourth Virginia
Infantry; Volunteers.
Twenty-live members of the Company;
tinder the command of Captain L?
Curdts, with First Lieutenant E. M.
Curdts and. Second Lieutenant Charles
it lludgllis, lln"d up at the armory to?
night in take the first treatment, which
was administered by Captains Israel
Brown and E. C. S Tallaferro, of the
medical rorps. The two other treat?
ments required will be administered on
January 26 and February 2.
Company A 's the first organization
to take the treatment as a whole, sev?
eral members of the state militia hav?
ing already been Inoculated.
Virginia Is the first State to adopt
this method of cutting down the sick?
ness among its soldl"rs at summer en?
Mnlor George o. Sanier, of United S(nt e* Army, Invenfnr of the multiplex tele?
phone, vrlileli Ii? hau given <o (lie American people.
Silverware by the Sterling mark,
Weights by the Government Seal,
And Writing Machines by the Red Seal of the
This Red Seal is the symbol of
Remington Typewriter Supremacy.
It also symbolizes the Standard by
which ail writing machines are
Remington Typewriter Company
?? 606 East Main Sinei
Dying Woman s Only Thoughts J
Are for College Boy She Killed
Indiana polls. Ind.. January 16.?Carl
V. Storey, the young student who
Thursday afternoon was shot by Allco
Poehler, the woman he had promised
to marry, died yesterday at the City
Hospital, where both were taken fol?
lowing the shooting at the Ilradon
Hotel, physicians said that the young
Woman is suffering extreme pain and.
though conscious, her recovery Is aj
mailer oi doubt.
Surgeons were unsuccessful tn lu- I
eating the bullet which the young wo- '
man tired into her body, and which
Was thought to have lodged In the
abdominal cavity. Likewise the bullet
which entered .Storey's breast near the
I heart was not located,
j .Mis- Poehler continued to manifest
her love for Storey and Inquired many
times of her nurse whether he would
j recover. She wept and moaned when
she learned of his death.
Relatives of both arrived yesterday.
Miss Poehler'a father. Mr. Sipes, of
Guthrie. Ind.. was at her beside
throughout the day.
The young woman admitted t* her
father that she shot Storev and then
"I did it In a lit of madness." she
Mr. Sipes says his daughter left
home several years; ago. going to a
i canning factory to work. After the
i cunning season, he says, she appeared
j to have formed associations that made
: her desire to remain away from home,
i she came to Indianapolis and had been
j here since. Her parents believed she
i was employed.
According to the woman's stnte
inetit lo her father. Storey. after
promising to marry her, repented and
Informed her they must part. He re?
turned letters she had written to him.
These are now in the possession of
th?? police.
Earl .Storey, a brother, and relatives
from Columbus were at the hospital.
Storey, according to the relatives, con?
fessed his relations with the l'oehlcr
woman, and expressed regret for the
trouble, It is said he assigned no
other reason for the shooting thun his
declaration that he was going to leave
It has developed that while Storey
was employed by the Packard Auto?
mobile Company, In Detroit, last sum?
mer, the couple lived as man and
wife. Storey's constant lament before
his death was that the newspapers
would rtllri his social position at home
by publishing the tragedy;
According to Horatio Powell, a
classmate from Illinois University,
who cam.; here to so<- hi- . hum. Storey,
who was a itophomorc, left just before
th^ Christmas holidays. He had been
taking a course In mechanical en?
gineering, according to Powell, nnd
Was well lilted.
He frequently traveled to Indian?
apolis, hut, It Is said, came back un?
When shown the picture of the wo?
man who shot his friend. Powell said
she had visited Store.'.- at Champaign
last fall ami that she remained there
several days. He said ho was intro?
duced lo her as Ethel W illiams.
'I viii llccnvcredi Four Store Ilcllevrd
to lie In Burned llulldlng.
Cincinnati. 0.. January 16.?Two \
bod leu were recovered from the ruin? I
.?f the Cincinnati Chamber of. Com-j
mercc, which was destroyed by tiro
I st Tuesday. They were those of :
Bre'nl Mat shall and Charles Sibhald.
vice-president and secretary, respec- '
lively, 8>f the Early & Daniels Grain
Company. i
The men were locked In each other's
arms and wore their overcoats, which
indicated that they were about to
leave the building arid were caught by
the fa 11111 k roof
it is expected the bodies of four
other victims will soon be recovered,
I.dsn nt Winnipeg Fire, $-100,01)0.
Winnipeg, Manitoba, January 10.?
The lire which destroyed the Kelly
block resulted In a damage of fioo.itoo.
The fiominlon Fur Company was the
principal sufferer. Its loss being Sioo.
000. The rest of the loss was divided
?m?rig eight firms. Seventy per cent,
of the damage Is covered by insur?
I FortrnltM of I.ee nnd Stinirl to He Pre?
sented to Amelia High Schoo!.
I Special to The Times-Dispatch.1
Amelia, va., January lti.?The fac?
ulty and students of the Amelia High
School win cepbrate Lee's birthday
with appropriate exercises In the High
School building on Thursday night.
Among the prominent featured of the
program will be the presentation of a
large, handsome portrait of General
Lee by Superintendent C. f!. Bowry.
The portrait is the gift of the Junior
Daughters of the Confederacy to the
High School. Also the portrait oT
General .1. K. B. Stuart, tiie gift of Dr.
C. R. Irving, will be presented.
The faculty of the Burkevllle High
i School will have charge of th? musical
feature of the program.
W ith Skill of Texan, She l;iresl
Five Bullets Into Her
Body. ?
Murder Takes Place Among
Shoppers in Crowded Depart?
ment Store.
Fort Worth, Tex., January 1C.?
Shooting With the coolness and skill
of a native-horn Texan, Mrs. T. M.
Brooks, wife of n prominent attorney,
this afternoon fired flvo bullets from
a revolver Into the body of Mrs. Mary
Blnford. department manager of a dry
I goods store, death resulting almost
I instantly.
j Both Mrs. Brooks and her husband
I refuse to mako any statement that
I would indicate the cause of the trag?
The shooting occurred on the second
floor of the establishment, where Mrs.
Blnford was employed. Making her
way through I lie lower floor. Mrs.
Brooks smilingly bowed ami stopped
I to chat with acquaintances. ,'.s she
j stepped from the elevator Mrs. Brooks
j inquired for Mrs. Binford, and as the
I latter appeared Mrs. Brooks drew an
1 old-fashioned revolver from her muff.
The women grappled, Mrs. Brooks
linally freeing herself nnd forcing the
oilier woman against the wall. In the
KCiitlle the weapon was discharged, the
bullet plowing its way through Mrs.
Bin ford's hand With her victim at
bay, Mrs. Brooks stepped back nnd
fired four limes.
The second hall struck Mrs. Blnford
in the bit shoulder, the third, ono
Inch higher and the fourth cnter'ng
the base of the neck, severing the
spinal vertebrae.
When the woman foil to the floor
Mrs. Brooks bred again, the ball strik?
ing Mrs. Blnford behind the cal-, com?
ing out through the top of the head.
.Shoppers witnessing tho tragedy
>?ere hysterical.
Making her way through the crowd,]
Mrs. Brooks went to tho office Of her j
husband, two blocks distant As shot
handed the revolver to Mr. Brooks she!
said: "I nm sorry." and then fainted. !
The waist worn by the dead woman ]
caught lire from the Hashes of the re?
volver, and the body was badly burned
before the flames were extinguished.
Before securing a divorce front her I
husband about two years ago, Mrs. I
Blnford was wealthy and popuinr.
Mrs. Brooks waived preliminary trial,
and readily furnished l-ond In the sum!
or fio,ooo.?-^
j Physician* No" Kspccl lleefor of ft.I
Paul's to necover from IPncK*.
I After more than s week of critical j
illness. Rev. Robert W. Forsyiii. toolori
I of Kt. Paul's Episcopal Chiir-eh. was
pronounced Inst night decidedly better.
If riol out of immediate danger. IBs
pVtyslciiins now nsaert that while still
an.'eve- edinglv ill man. the chances for,
Vbs'roe.Werv have materially improve.i.
Member* of his family have been In llioi
city for several days oast, having been I
346 Broadway, New York
To the Policy-Holders:
Nineteen hundred ten was a year of well-balanced, substantial progress.
Nineteen hundred nine was a satisfactory year. A comparison of important
items, for the two years is significant.
1909 1910
Income?exclusive of adjustment in book value of assets, $104,1*50,213.96 8107,546.058.71
Death-claim.-. 23,017,708.20 23,726,134.53
Other payments to policy-holders . 28,972,513.18 29,838,308.61
Dividends declared . 8,844,108.89 9,110,616.37
Average interest rate on bond purchases of the year. . . 4.13 r\
Average interest rate on real estate mortgages of the year
Average interest rate on Domestic bonds.
Average interest rate on Foreign bonds.
Average interest rate on real estate mortgages.
Interest rate earned by real estate owned.
Book value of bonds.
Amount of real estate mortgages.?
Amount loaned to policy-holders. .. .
4.15 %
4.63 %
4.19 %
4.04 %
4.66 %
4.49 %
New business of the year. 146,042,400.00
4.88 9
4.08 %
4.72 %
4.70 % '
Total outstanding insurance. 2,002,809,227.00 2,039,863,031.00
Perhaps the most significant fact, showing the substantial progress of
the Company, is that the average earning power of total assets on January
, 1911, had so advanced over what it was five years earlier, as to repre?
sent an annual addition to net income of nearly $1,100,000.
A booklet showing details in addition to the Income and Disburse?
ment Account and Balance Sheet annexed will ?be sent on request.
Balance Sheet, January 1, 1911
Real Estate . SI 1,554,601.09
Loans on Mortgages. 92,523,123.00
Collateral Loans. 200.000.00
Loans on Policies.. 104.316,910.37
Bonds (market Value Dec. 31, 1910) 405,681,30421
Cash. 9,009,526.78
Premiums in course of collection. . 7,317,558.67
Interest and rents due and accrued 7,273,543.02
INCOME, 1910
On New Policies_86,516,105.78
On Renewed Policies 72,324,931.70
Annuities, etc.. 1,512,373.90
Real Estate Rentals. 918.173.S3
Interest on Mortgages. 3,481,947.10
Interest, on Policy Loans. 5,218,630.98
Interest on Bonds_. 16,891,258.92
Interest on Bank Deposits. 276,951.35
Other Interest. 10,335.62
Increase by adjustment in Book
Value of Ledger Assets. 440,482.93
Other Income. 395,349.53
Total.SI 07.986,54 1.64
Policy Reserve.8528,222,129.00
Oilier Policy Liabilities._ 7,222,025.20
Premiums and Interest prepaid. . . 5.0S7.224.49
Commissions, Salaries, etc. 1,063,364.78
Dividends payable in 1911. 9.110,616.37 '
Reserve for Deferred Dividends... 77,545,164.00
Reserves for other purposes. 11,626,043.30
Payments to Polic\ -holders:
Death-losses. $23,726,134.53
To Living Policy-holders 29,838,308.61
Instalments, Dividends & Interest
paid under suppleriv't'ry contracts
Commissions on New Business. . .
Reri'l Coins. & other pay'ts to agts
Med. Exam'n & Ag'cy Superns'n,
Branch Office Salaries and Exp's.
Home Office Salaries.
Taxes, Licenses e< Ins. Dept. Fees.
Rent & Real Est. Taxes & Exp's.
( "icn'l Expenses and Profit and Loss
Decrease by adjustment in Book
Value of Ledger Assets.
For Reserves to meet Pol. Oblig'ris
1 ,S40,648.96
called hero when his condition as?
sumed ah alarming form.
Mr. Korsyth was operated upon some
weeks ago for appendicitis, which
seemed entirely successful. lie hud j
apparently recovered and was out, I
though ho had not regained his Cull ?
strength, when ho was stricken wlthj
a severe attack of Inflammatory rltou- j
matlsm, which centred In the region of
the heart, and made his condition all
times exceedingly grave.
KiiKnge I? Friendly Tussle mid Tum?
ble from Window.
Seattle, Wash., January 16.?John
Anderson, a saloon proprietor, and
lieu Chrlstoiisen, a bartender In his
employ, were instantly killed yester?
day when I hey fell from n third-story
window of a hotel.
The men were engaged In what
their friends describe its a friendly
tussle. The room had been cleared lo
make way for Iho Struggling men.
when they suddenly careened against
(he Window. The sur.li gave way. Iho
men bnl a need on Iho brink a moment
and then plunged head first to I lro
cohblesl ones. Companions rushed to
their assistance, bill both were dead.
Atlantic Cit? l\e?orts
Always opsa. Always ready. Alwajsbntiy. I
F. JL YOUNG. Gen'lUanactf
\i<i From Xenrby Piot'es *?eut to iMy
niiiulh. .V. il.
Plymouth. N. lt., January ic.-Flro
which destroyed Hie three-story
wooden sporting goods factory of
Draper &? Mayndrd here fo-dny so*
riously threatened the business section
of I'lyinouth, and aid was summoned
from Ashland. Laeonlu and Moredlth.
The factory, machinery and slock
were valued at IlL'?.ooo. Four hundred
persons were employed at the plant,
which had been running steadily.
llic llllihhraiult, Misslag Tim Weeks,
Discovered In I.nkr.
Itcrlln. January 111.?Tho Gorman bat
loon 11ildehrandt. which had Ween miss?
ing since Iis ascent at Schmargendorf
on December 29, was found in a lake
in Pomoranla province, Prussia, to?
day. Tho bodies of both aeronauts
" Ol u in tile gondola.
It had been holicvcd that Dr,
I'oehrs and hi: companion had met
death In thr> Iblltlc Sea. tile balloon
having taken that direction of rising.
-The aeronauts had planned i forty
eight hour aerial voyage, i<n?i nothing,
uns seen <>f them after the start, al?
though an airship thought to be the
lllblebrandt was sighted passing over
tlooKUUHes, .Sweden, on the night of
January I
Morgautleld In f.yneliblirg,
(Special to The Times nispaIch ]
Lynchburg, Va , January 10.?Charles
Morgnnflcld, tiie ex-convict, lectured
here to-night before a very small audi?
ence, Little Interest was taken In tho
engagement. Morgautleld made a ram?
bling talk, and id* audience failed lo
applaud htm, though It was not a crll*
leal audience. The talk followed the
trend of his criticism of the State Pen?
itentiary, as was outlined in I1I3 tails
in Richmond.
Tnlile d'llote Dinner* Saturday
and Sunday evenings, d to u o'clock,
Uli.Ml each.
Richmond, Va.
The most magnificent hotel In the
South. European plan. Booms single
and en suite, with and without baths.
Spacious sample rooms.
Rate. SI.50 per day and upward.
For session of l?10-'ll.
,\pt Building. Perfect enulpr
meht Experienced faculty of eigh?
ty-one teachers.

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