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The Evening Journal
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For Delaware: Local show
ere and cooler this after,
noon or tonight Tuesday,
I fair and somewhat cooler.
Sftjsm
Circulation
Saturday
14,247
GUAkANTEED
TWENTY.S1XTH YEAR—.NO. 96
WILMINGTON, DELAWARE. MONDAY. SEPTEMBER 8, 1913 12 PAGES
ONE CENT
BITTEN BY
DOG WHICH
HE SHOOTS
J. Ferris Belt Injured by
Snapping' Animal That
Menaced Children
RAD BEEN IN FIGHT
BEFORE WILD DASH
The driver of an
Ice wagon passing bv noticed the
doe c ,
g ' 6 and ye,,ed to Mr. Belt
to save the children from the snap
ping animal. By that time the dog
had rushed past the children anri
snapped at them. Mr Belt ran into
his home and secure,! the „„„
the meantime the dog had Timed
east on Lovering avenue and was in
P rear solne houses there. It
made several attempts to jump Into
windows of the houses, but wa 8 pre
>ented by the screens.
As Mr. Belt arrived the dog ran>*
temnled f*** "*••*>&*
templed to coax the dog out, it
sprang at him and tore his right
hand. 1C was then that Mr. Belt fired
his revolver and as he did the mad
dened animal sprang at him again* !■
The dog was stopped with anotherj
bullet and fell dead at Mr. Belt's feet
The dog was « strange one in the i
neighborhood and was seen in a fight
with another dog shortly before It bit
Mr. Belt, and the doe which hi.. „
peared* was "seen* to*bUe Throne that ?
went on a rampage. I
Geprge Kopp, cilv dog catcher was
notified and wen to where the animal
running amuck but it had been .
killed in the meantime. Those who saw
ih, Hog flmin it was not ina<l hut had
* fit. Mr. Belt, after killing the dog,
went to his pharmaev at Delaware are
nue and Adams street and canteri/ed
the wound. He does not fear any aeri
ous results from hm injury.
The action of Mr. Belt in dispatch
mg the animal was commended bv
all, as the street* were alive with
small children directly in the path of
the dog, and several might have been
bitten had he not killed It.
A FIT.
At mm, O.,.,. . ....
mornlng. Jesse Lewis. S a ree coIored
man about ti; „ij u j "
fell to the sidewalk d Ä h 1«T« fit ""2
was attracted to the «ÄJf* 8 !,? '
man W = . K. 1 „ scene while the
workers 8 revived by fellow
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Although his right hand was torn
by a mongrel dog, suffering either
from a fit or the rabies, James Ferris
Belt, of No. 1516 Van Buren street,
a well known druggist, fired several
shots from an automatic revolver Into
the dog this morning and killed It.
Before this was done, however, the
animal had snapped at two small
children of Charles T. Edwards and
Andrew Ellason,
Mr. Belt, but luckily they were not
bitten.
who reside near
Mr. Belt was sitting on his porch
while the children were playing on
pavement shortly after
o'clock this morning, when the dog
turned into Van Buren street from
Shallcross avenue.
the
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was
stricken With
RAILROAD VETS
GO ON PENSION
HONOR LIST
Roll of Honor Ra ' ,rnad
?he Penn vl J " St puP1 ' 8hed *"
bniioti I?" 8 Ral,road Sy8tem
monlr, e nar p es of two Dela *
men, long tn the employ of the
, l. n .ff r °
Seventh Kir I -hi " i» ° . jaSt
Seventh street, dits city, and Edgar
R. Sipple of Georgetown The former
« . . . , . . . .
of h 0n aom1a1 fif, ePn thP ,T P l? y
°\ n ,ba co, pP a ny fifty years, while Mr.
Sipple, who was an assistant tram
master and agent on the Delaware
division served his employers 35
years and 10 months.
Mr. Quinn was born in
ware
company.
are.
a carbuilder on the Maryland
was
Hartford
county, Md.. July 24, 1843. His first
service with the company, was as a
track laborer on the Maryland divi
sion from April 1. 1860, to May, 1861,
when he resigned. - In March, 1863,
he re-entered the service, as a track
foreman, which position he held until
March, 1872. when he resigned,
a period of eight' years, from Jan
uary, 1873. he was a trackman on the
Maryland division. On June 1. 1882,
he became a car
motive power
position he served the Company
thirty-one years.
Mr. Sipple was formerly stationed
at Georgetown, his home, but of late
years was located at Clayton. He
held that place at the time of his re
tirement, having been succeeded by
Fred Ross, of Rehoboth.
home is In Georgetown.
For
builder In the
department. In this
Mr. Sipple's
TO-DAY'S TEMPERATURE
THE BELT DRUG STORE;
1-30 P. M.
86
12.00 M.
85
10.00 A. M.
78
8.00 A. M.
76
JEROME TODAY
FACES PENNY
ANTE CHARGE
Authorities Regard as a Joke
Report That Attorney Will
Be Attacked
THAW NOW SILENT AND
CASE MAY DRAG MONTHS
... . . ,
Thaw—An Instance of famous
* British Justice which brooks no *
* law's delays. •
Harry K. Thaw, slayer of Stan- •
ford White, escaped from a New •
York asylum for the criminal tn- •
sane three weeks ago and is to- •
•day nearer to New York Stale*
* than when first arrested on Ca- •
* nadtan soil. •
* Affor rp, ... ,
* •
: horse 8ha f Pla ?' ed *.
, borse w,tb speed Canadian jus
* wc ®' . , *
* f ii° r . 0 wee ^ 8 » Thaw success- *
fully worked a habeas corpus •
writ to keep him In jail when his •
commitment was admittedly •
* faulty, in order to thwart the im- *
! ml *. ra, !? n authorities. *
Finally forced to dome out In •
• the open and fight for his liberty, *
* Thaw was found an undesirable •
* a,ien b .v an immigration board, •
* and at the e > ev «mth-hour obtain- •
! Pd another habeaB corpus before •
a ma P ts trate of the King's Bench •
f™""" 8 hlm lnother week's de- *
Thaw will have been In fnnorfa *
• one month at least before th* •
question of his return to Mattea •
wan Is settled. If if ever is set •
tle>d anH in rh* t won tv ««« a* *
that he has snent on Van nf yS *
Ä V'ÎÆ n^S"
have not declared hin, .i t,!! .
sane or insane which un, th
of the entire Thaw cae th CrU * .
*naw case. •
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Rv THa TTnitoH
COAT I COOK P f„ w s q.
^ P 8 —-Since
Harrv K Thl^,- L " k !
fimatum ,0 ,ha U, '
b *« hatfry of lawyers that
Tnwenf Jerome ^ànériaî^rt* 1 ' 'Y ,,lla ? 1
tornev ^AnArT^' ® peclal deputy at-I
York Rt/tA ^P resentin 8 ÎMew i
monopolized the .JtMght'tSd'.v ^ 1
Jerome was due here from Montreal '
at noon and his trial'on ?he char«
'of common gambling,.in plaidnaTnoker ,
Judge H V Mulvena of «îhTrhrTTlY
wifi preside MU1Vena * of Hh,,rbrook «
Feeling is very bitter here ««Init
Jerome, due largely To the newÄe^ :
references to the former prosecutor „„
Thaw's "Nemesis," for just now Thaw
is the idol of the erstwhile sleepv vil-,
of Coatleook. but the authorities
Profess to take as a joke the wild ru- I
mors ,hat Jerome might be attacked. I
° ne report had It that the Thawltes !
who caused Jerome's arrest, had 1
Planned to shoot him In the court-,
room.
wh!n esEci * e "? eI ? t "«« evident
whe n I haw was first jailed here than .
î'!' in Jerome s case today,
v he , Rambl,n R charge against the New
Yorker was continued until September
11, when he failed to appear Saturday,
Continued On Second Page.
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116 BABIES TO
FACE TEST OF
PERFECTION
0ne hundred and sixteen mothers
hav * registered the names of as many
babies for the "hotter Baby Contest,"
w bicb opens at the Delaware State
Fair tomorrow, the opening day.
r«*l«tratlon$ are looked for,
will total 1 ''fTm- 8111 *' ,tlat rrv, he *i entT r e8
total 125 or more. The time for
tbe , exam 'natlons has been appointed,
and doubtless there will be much
anxiety among the mothers, each of
Wh ° m ' natura Hy. hopes that her own
little one may be listed In fhe
"Perfect" Class,
A large tent has been erected
the grounds and the work of the ex
amining committee will begin early
tomorrow. The tent has been divided
into several compartments, each of
which will be in charge of a volunteer
physician and nurse.
In compartment No. 1 will be held the
preliminary examination. Mother and
baby are then passed on to trie waiting
room from where they go into the next
compartment where t)ie mental examin
ation will take place. The physical
examination ie held in the last compart
ment.
This will complete the examinations,
and baby will then be taxen to the
dressing room to be dressed after which
will be served the respective moth
on
tea
ers.
At no time will the babies be exhibit
ed to the public, because of tne necessity
for having them kept quiet In order that
the examinations and tests be entirely
satisfactory.
All mothers who have registered
their children for the better baby
contest which will open tomorrow at
the Delaware State Fair, are partlcu
larly urged to bring the entry card,
as well as the card of admission, it
having been learned the- later card l
only was thought necessary to bring.
It te necessary that noth cards be
brought by each mother tomorrow, as
less without the entry card.
MEETING OF HILLES W. U. T. Ü.
The annual meeting of Hilles W.
C. T. U. will be held at the home
of Mrs. Carrie Rankin, No. 21 Ivy !
Road tomorrow afternoon at 2.30 ;
o'clock.
BIG BOOST
AT START OF
STATE FAIR
Thousand Business Men With
Umbrellas in Procession to
Grounds Tomorrow
MANY FEATURES OF
GREATEST EXHIBITION
Headed by the First Infantry and
First Regiment Bands,
men. representing all branches of the
business life of Wilmington, will march
over the principal streets of this city
and to the «täte fair grounds tomorrow
afternoon. This
°P e " l 1 g of the greatest fair ever held
1" Del " war ? Bnd incidentally it will 1*
î,, a , mft u,n d l| e parade in the history' of
U, J m, "? ton 711P demonstration will he
u f nd " tha management of me Chamber
" f , om 7 1Prrp ] Each of the marching
thousand will carry white umbrellas,
as-« the " d ° 14 **
Th « umbrella, when carried by a
marcher will he an admission privilege
to the fair grounds at Ninth street and
Woodlawn avenue. Judging from the
prospects of the parade, the stores of
one thousand
ill mark the formal
Market street will be closed for the
afternoon. Many of thw city's indus*
trial plants will have delegations in the
parade, among them being tne Wilming
»on and Philadelphia Traction Company.
Those who march afoot will not be
expected to walk all the way to the fair
grounds, but the mounted division will
march there. Those not mounted will
l tak '' «P«™' car» of the Peoples Railway
Com P*n,y at lenth and King streets and
™" h J hroUgh the g " tes a " d around th *
Charles F. Rudolph has oeen selected
^y the committee as chief marshal and
he wlH rnnve hi * dr, ' t divia ' on promptly
at 1 :!0 oV!ork from Fourth and French
street? on n signal of two taps from
hnuse towers. The formation
T ** ^ F °T"
tl "' mounted division—rorip on Bast
Fourth street, right resting on French
third ' ,orm on KaM K,fth street ' nght
resting on French; second, form on East
* ixth ri R bt resting on French:
on I rench, right resting on
feixth.
The parade will he headed by a pla
toon of police in charge of a sergeant,
Thp F,rst ,nfa ' 1,r - v band will head the
first division. The First Regiment h,nd
under the leadership of Benimm F.
R aW nslcy will head the third division.
The rou t e will be down French to
F ° Ur l h ' *° Mark ^i T™th, where the
T' . men V turn east on Tenth
i" and . Ward . 8 F ec ' al cara of > , tbe '
1 > P a < . om r ,an 5' 7 h,ch w,, l
tr " nR P <>rt tb<,ra to Penwsylv.nm and
\Yoodiawn avenues. Here the line will
r{,forn "' <1 and th, ' coh,mn will march
, „ , . ,
? v . em,< !' to Pennsylvania, and will re
!„ n c °lnmn at Pennsylvania and
into the fair ground* from the nmth
gate.
The mounted division will continua
its inarch out Tenth street to Delaware
I ™ ' rn «venues,
!
1
, , ,.
In addition to the numerous organ'xa
,bal will parade, there have been
. Imndreds of requests for positions in
the parade by individuals. This morn
' n F were sent letters, instructing
them where to report,
With but one more day the State

Once inside the fair grounds, the en
I tire divisions will pose for a panor
I amic view.
Continued on Second Page.
SCHOOLS NOW
DOWN TO REAL
WORK OF TERM
The city schools entered upon the
work of the new term today after a
busy week of readjustments and re
assignments of pupils and classes,
They will now be able to proceed
without Interruption- Superintendent
öeor ge W. Twltmyer announces that
everything is now in running order,
and all indications point to a most
successful year.
Professor A. H. Berlin has an
nounced the class schedule at the
High School made necessary by
changes In the courses and In the
faculty.
Practically all the teachers have
been assigned to new rooms. Miss
Alice Mercer has been transferred
from the boys' department to have
charge of the senior girls' room, made
vacant by the resignation of Miss
Craig.
Professor W. H. J. Cotton, head of
the commercial department, has or
ganized the work of second-year stu
dents. The course includes, for the
first term. English, algebra, book
keeping, spelling and penmanship,
physical geography and the election
of either German or Spanish- The
Spanish will be taught by Miss Lucy
Garvin, who has the necessary
technical training, and valuable prac
tical experience through her work In
the schools in Porto Rico.
Miss Vera Duff, a graduate of
Goucher College, will fill one of the
substitute positions. There is still
a vacancy on the regular staff, and
one substitute position remains un
filled.
Miss Jane V. Goessling has spent
the week in arranging for the in
auguration of the new third-year
[course In the domestic science labor
a f° r y- w hlcb with, the lunch rooms,
ba £ been P ut in excellent shape.
. J her l J aa .j 1 „° c pab,i 1 c , a8B T b . ly io«
fh Scb ° o1 closcd at 12.30
CHRISTEN WECCACOE TRACTOR.
At the fire in the home of Benja
min Hendlemtn, at No. 415 West
Front street on Saturday, the
auto tractor of the We-cacoe Fire
Company was christened l, the Fame
n j
^Hose Compamy,
Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt, Noted
Society Beauty, Guest of Royalty
and Envy of Her Countrywomen
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NEW YORK. Sept. 8.— Mra. Cornelius
in the realms of high society.
move
, . u .
leaders, has made such a social success
abroad that the delay of her return to
America because of the illness of her
Vanderbilt,
Mrs. Vanderbilt was recently a guest of
King George and Queen Mary at the
( owes regatta. Thia distinction confer
red upon her by England's rulers msde
her the envy of the entire American col
ony abroad.
of America's society
one
son in Paris was deplored by those who
Desires to Flee Country
Because of Woman's Garb
By The United Press.
BOSTON, Sept 8.—"Ship aie some
where east of the Suet, where th«
best is like the worst; where (here
ain't no Ten Commandments and a
mar can raise a thirst," is the prayer
of Ishmsil Mustapha Effendi. a Mo
hammedan priest.
It Is all because of the American
woman's immodest garb. Ishmall is
working In a boiler factory for pas
DREDGING TO
BEGIN SOON ON
LEWES CANAL
United States Engineer R. R. Ray
mond has awarded the com'ract for
the dredging of the Rehobolh and
Lewes Canal to the Rickard Dredg
ing Company of Philadelphia. Under
the terms of the contract the work
will have to begin on the canal not
lai'er than thirty days after the date
of the contract, which Is September
2. The dredging will therefore have
to begin not later than October 2.
There ,was at first some opposition
among the people who live near the
canal relative to the removing of
bridges to allow the dredge to pro
ceed up the canal, but they have fin
ally agreed to allow all bridges to be
removed. This Includes railroad as
well as county bridges. When the
actual work commences the resident's
of Lewes will have a ceremony of
some kind to celebrate the occasion.
STIR OVER
DEFACING OF
MONUMENT
Aroused over the act of vandals,
who defaced a large marble monu
ment in the burial plot of Philip
Plunkett, in the old Cathedral -ceme
tery, at Tenth and Madison streets,
Miss Cora L. Plunkett, of No. 1412
Lancaster avenue, has offered a re
ward of $10 for information as to the
discovery of those who did the deed.
The monument, the largest In the
cemetery, has a large hole bored
through It at the base, and while no
other monuments or head stones have
been damaged In the bUrlal grounds,
there are remnants of bonfires in the
grounds
The defacing of the monument was
discovered a week ago
yesterday
when relatives of Mr. Plunkett visit
ed the grounds. To the rear of the
monument was a matting arranged
In the form of a tent. The place
resembled the playground of child
ren and while several residents said
that boys had made a pracilce of
playing in the cemetery it was also
said that' tramps had been seen about
the place.
The monument which stands twelve
or more feet In height is surmoufi'ted
by a fiugure of Hope, and was very
costly. The hole which was made in
the base of the statue is large enough
for one to place a hand through.
sage back home, and he's in s hurry
to go.
"I can Imagine nothing so lacking
In refinement as the coatumee of your
women." het said. "1 am amazed at
the cases whe.re a man cannot support
his wife, and at the way women spend,
so much tllnie away from home."
Ishmall gives the Me to the charge
that Turks marry many wives. "It
Is an expensive luxury," he explains.
UP ON TIME AND
A STIR RESULTS
MISS WEBB NOT
For a time this morning consider
able excitement prevailed at Tenth
and Shipley streets when the report
spread that Miss Bmlly Webb was
dead. The ground for this report was
that the colored servant was unable
to gain an entrance this morning Into
the house.
Miss Webb complained last evening
of feeling poorly and when she
not about this morning the suppo
sition of the girl was that the aged
woman had passed
Hugh McBride was notified and he
succeeded In gaining an entrance to
the house. When he rapped at the
door of her room. Miss Webb Inform
ed him she was not ready to go down
stairs at that time, although her
usual time for arising Is 5 o'clock.
The officer came out the front door
and the colored maid went Into the
house.
was
away. Officer
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MUST CLOSE THIS
DISORDERLY HOUSE
Morris Kloherg, of No. 227 Shipley
street, was fined $60 and costs In
City Court, today on the charge of
keeping a disorderly house. Judge
Churchman also Instructed Chief
Police Black to notify Reuben Miller!
owner of the property, of i"he facts
and the house will be closed. The
statute provides for a fine on the
owner In case the court's orders
not carried out. Kloherg was repre
sented by Philip L. Garrett and a
plea of not gulh'y was entered. Two
men and two women caught In the
house when Sergeant Kelleher raided
it on Saturday night testified this
morning.
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BRINGS BAUK RUNAWAYS.
Police Sergeant Wardle. who went
to Akron, Ohio, to bring back to this
city James Verderame, aged 19 years,
Joseph Massino, aged 20 years and
Harry Brank. aged 19
who
years,
were arrested In that city following
a request made by the local police I
who had traced them that far. Is
pected to return this afternoon with i
his charges.
ex
The boys disappeared
from their homes In this city last
week, and two^ of them are alleged to
have stolen money
from their
parents.
STOL- MESSENGER'S WHEEL,
A bicycle was stolen from John
Forsyth, a Western Union messenger
boy. on Saturday, and the little fel
low Is greatly grieved over his loss.
MUST STOP
THE ATTACKS,
SAYS JUDGE
Mr. Churchman Sounds Warn
ing About Many Cases of
Brawls in City
WORKHOUSE AS REMEDY,
HE TELLS THE OFFENDERS
"There must be some way to stop
you people from assaulting people,
and the only way I know of Is to
keep you In the workhouse.'' With
this statement Judge Churchman Im
posed a fine of $25 and costs on John
Terry, and $10 and costs on Annie
Washington, both colored, in City
Court today. They were charged with
disorderly conduct. Terry was re
cently released from the workhouse
after serving six months for an as
sault. The Washington woman has
a police record.
The evidence showed today that
Terry heaved a brick at Annie, strik
ing her on the head. Annie had a
knife at the time and she was threat
ening to carve Terry. Several wit
nesses who saw the trouble at Second
and Orange streets told of the two
Indulging In vile language prior to
the heaving of the brick.
Lips Scorched by Shot
Oennarto Azzato, aged $7 years,
was charged in City Court today with
assault with Intent to commit murder,
but at his request he will be given
a hearing on Thursday. This morn
ing ho said he wanted a week's con
tinuance to get a lawyer, but Judge
Churchman thought he could get
sooner than that.
Azzato Is charged with ahooting at
Quiseppe Vlltorlo. of No. 1806 West
Seventh street. That Guiseppe was
not badly Injured was a miracle. HI«
Bps, nose and mouth were scorched
by the powder from a revolver In the
hands of Azzato. The only thing that
saved him from Injury was that
Quiseppe knocked the gun from Ai
zato's hand as the cartridge exploded.
The prisoner told the police that
two men came Into bis house at Sev
enth and Lincoln streets to attack
him. He claims v hc fired his revolver
Into the air to frighten them, and
that he did not shoot to kill, but the
police fall to see how Vlltorlo was
burned from the flash If this statement
Is correct unless he was hanging in
the air at the time.
Just From Europe, Banged.
John Keiocgko arrived here last
week from Europe, and when be pass
ed Miklola Flezeszat on Saturday
night Miklola said '''how are things, la
your brother coming from Europe*"
John said "No" and then he claims
Miklola hit him twice. Miklola was
charged with assault and battery In
City Court today, hut the
postponed, as a brother of the de
fendant, needed as a witness, failed
to appear,
taken Into custody, and will be charg
ed with contempt tomorrow.
one
case was
He was ordered to bo
CHANCELLOR CURTIS
HOME FROM VACATION
Chancellor and Mrs. Charles M. Curtis
sreexpected home this aitemoon from
Canada, where Chancellor Ourtis attend
ed the meeting of the American Bar As
sociation held in Montreal, The chancel
lor expects to he in the Court of Chan
cery this afternoon when the members
of the (>ar will be present to go over the
trial list for the September term of the
Court of Chancery.
SIRS. BRANCH HEAPS THE
FANCY POULTRY RAISERS
At a recent convention of the
American Poultry Association the
Diamond State Poultry and Pet
Stock Association secured a charter
from the National Association. Mrs.
M. K. Branch, of Gordon Heights
was elected president of the Delaware
Branch.
WATER BOARD'S VACATION.
The Board of Water Commission
ers did not hold Its regular meeting
today, none of the members of the
body being in the city.
WANT WALL STREET OUT OF RAILROAD.
By the United Pres* " v 7
WASHINGTON. Sept. 8.—That idle financial Interests of '»
New England take over the affairs of the New Haven railroad *
and that New York and Wall street withdraw was Intimated
a* one of the recommendations In the Interstate Commerce
Commission's report on the Wallingford wreck on the New
Haven railroad today. A rigid recommendation for steel equip
ment, proper signal systems and regulations for running traîna
farther a part Is expected also to be Included In the fortS- f j
coming report
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DOMICIAN GUNBOAT SHELLS CITY.
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By th» U"i*ee )'■<»»»
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8.—Dominican gunboats are shelling
the city of Puerto Plata, San Domingo, today, and American's
lives and property there are In danger, according to dispatches
received by the State Department today from Vice Consul
Esteva. The American cruiser Des Moines Is now en route to
the little republic to join the cruiser Nashville In protecting 3.
Americans.
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MYSTERY IN
SEVERED BODY
OF WOMAN
Portions of the Dissected Fig
ure Taken From the River
at New York
AUTHORITIES NOW HUNT
FOR THE MISSING HEAD
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By The United Press.
NEW YORK. Sept: 9. —A murdef
mystery marked by many features
similar to those which held the atten
tlon of the entire country In the fa
moua Pearl Bryan case, tested the
utmost resources of the police of
New York and New Jersey today. Lyel
Ing in a morgue at Hoboken, N, J.,i
were portions of the body of a young
woman. The head Is still missing,!
and scores of men under the dlrec-i
tlon of Coroner Bchenun. of Weat Ho- 1
boken, are searching along the rlver.i
where first the torso, and then th*'
thighs of the murdered girl weraj
found. Coroner Schemm said today'
that he would delay holding an In-* -
quest because he believed the Iden
tity of the young woman might sootyi
be established.
"We hope to find the head, possibly I
today," said the coroner, but bs ad
mitted there was a chance that the
head might not he recovered, aa was
the case in the murder of Pearl
Bryan. The lower portion of the body
was discovered late yesterday andi
turned over to the authorities.
Wrapped first in a pillow slip, em
broidered with the Initial "A" the
portion of the body was then wrapped
In heavy paper.
part of the body was found that Dr.
George W. King, county physician,
discovered a motive for the crime.
Had she lived the woman would have
become a mother within four months.
Dr King said today.
It was after this
Dr. King did not' discover on bis
first examination of the body whether
an operation had been performed,
but expected to settle that point to
day.
"The work of dismembering the
body was nsai'ly done," said Dr. King,
"Each cut was clean and the hones
sawed squarely off, but In dismem
bering the torso, the murderer show
ed the greatest knowledge of the
human body. The person whodlsmem-'
Wed the body understood how
separate the joints of the vertebrae.
Th* torso wag out in two In
pert manner.
"A close examination of the body
Indicates that the woman probably
wag sccustomed to good living. The
victim was In a state of perfect health
and there Is no sign of any disease.
The finding of the lower section of
the body la a big step In the solution
of the mystery, and we.
to
an ex
"f
now, !
cours*, hope to find the head The
portions of the body found show that
the victim was of perfect
tlon«-"
At the coroner's offlee. It was learn«
ed that the victim probably had been
accustomed to wearing low evenings
gowns, without the usual shoulder:
band, as It was discovered that thp!
hatr had bean removed from the arm
pits. This resulted In the theory that!
the victim might have been a member
of the theatrical profession. With the
Introduction of the extremely low cut
dresses on the stage here, all of the
women appearing were compelled tu
remove the hair under thetr arms at
the order of the
practice Is now common and is no$i
confined to stage-folk.
propor
; m
ma ii a gem.
COUNTRY SCHOOLS OPEN.
County Superintendent of School#'
Elmer L. Gros«, today said that worfc
In the rural county schools ie
pro«
gresslng favorably. A number of th*
schools re-opened last week,
her of them started the new term tb
day. and others wlljjH
week
a num
re-open next
Mr. Cross la personally visit
ing the various schools in the county,
SALE AT BEAR STATION.
Walter 8. Burris is holding a publia'
sale of house* and cattle at Bear Station
today.

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