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PRICE: 50 CEOTS I»KR MONTH YOU WWII. Nl MHKIt 834 AWAKES TO FIND MAN WITH DAGGER BENDING OVER HER Story Told by Girl Mother of One of Bogus Quadruplets Causes Mexican's Arrest CATCH MAN WHO FLEES HOUSE Mysterious Woman, Alleged to Have Offered Bribe. Figures in Strange Case SADIE ENOLTCMAN, the 16-year-old mother of one of the bogus Wilson quadruplets, and who formerly umk employed as a chorus girl In a San Diego theater, is again in the spot light of publicity following what she declare! to have bean ftn attempt upon bar life made sarly Sunday morning, supposedly by Guanoldo Avisa, a Mex ican, who Is now under arrest at the central police Htatlon, pending an offi cial investigation into the girl's story. Miss Englenian lives with her mother and stepfather at 432 I 4 -fayette street. She told the poflee yesterday that she had been suddenly awakened from a sound sleep to find bending over ho r bed a young: Mexican, dagger In hand. The girl screamed for help and at the same time leaped from the bed, crouch ing 1" i« corner where the moonlight did not penetrate and where she hoped to escape observation. Her cry aroused her stepfather. J. Tabak, and so startled the Intruder thai lie rushed from the room. Tabak followed and grappled with the man in the kitchen as he made for the rear door. He struck the Mexican on the head with a cane and then followed him from the house. Outside, some little distance away, Tabak found Pa trolman fJrceley, who joined him In the ohasa, They overhauled Avisa several blocks from the house and Greeley placed the man under arrest. Later in the morning the youth was Identified positively both by Mis- Engleman and by Tabak The girl and her parents profess to believe that the threatened attack upon her may have some connection with a oaM pending In the superior court against Mrs. Katherinp Smith, a mid wife, who, it Is charged, sold the Engleman baby to Mrs. w. W. Wilson, who claimed It as 1.-r own, and who for a time succeeded In palming It oft upon the public as one of the famous quadruplets. Following Mrs. Wilson's ex i insure came the Information that one of the babies had been born to the chorus girl In Mrs. Smith's "sanita rium" on Sunset boulevard. Miss Engleman denied that she had author ized the midwife to dispose of the child jir.d the court proceeding's followed. This case comes up for trial next month. CLAIMS ATTEMPT TO BKIIIE Friday afternoon, Mrs. Tabak s.tvs, an attempt was made to bribe her Into persuading her dau -liter to drop the case against Mrs. Smith. A hand somely gowned younpr woman of the Spanish type, she says, called at the house, having alighted from a big tour- Ing 1 car a few doors away. Mrs. Tabak says she refused flatly o entertain any proposition looking toward a settle ment of the case outside of court, and asserts that the woman left the house angrily, nothing further having been Been of her. Mrs. Tahak Is said to be suffering 1 greatly from the shock of the attempt on her daughter's life. The girl's fattier called at police headquarters yesterday nnd asked for protection un til he could remove his family. Lieu tenant Herman Krlege, who was In charge, told him, he says, that the de partment could not spare a policeman to guard the Tabak home. Today the family wilTmove to another part of the city in the hope that It may avoid tbOM who are alleged to be seeking Miss Kngleman's life. The chorus girl's baby has been In the care of the children's hospital recently. It has been ill for some time and a telephone message from the hospital was rp catved by its young mother yesterday saying that the child was not expected to live twenty-four hours and asking If the Tabak family would pay funeral expenses. Avisa refused yesterday to make a statement. He said that he did not "aabe English." As no one could be found about the police station Sunday who could speak Spanish the '•sweat- Ing" of the prisoner was deferred until today, when Captain Flammer, who wai off duty yesterday, will question him. RIDES INTO COMET DUST, BUT ESCAPES WITH LIFE PHOENIX, Ariz., May 22.—That a part of th« substance of the comet has been found is the firm belief of L. B. Cannon, a resident of Congress, eighty miles northwest of Phoenix. He says that he was In the desert nine miles west of Congress on May 9 when ho saw near by, settling to earth, a small, swirling cloud of dust, reddish in color and very different l'rom, the ordinary whirlwind. He rode Into the cloud, but had to immediately retreat, for the dust was stifling though not par ticularly thick. Both ho and his horse were affected seriously for a time, both of them coughing severely. There wai a sulphurous smell to the dust and It smarted upon the skin. Later when the dust had settled he rode back to find the bushes and ground covered with the reddish pow der and several rabbits and blrdu lying dead and stiTl warm. Tlioy had been overcome by the air-borne poison. NIGHT FLYING AIR CRAFT PUZZLING OHIO PEOPLE • SPRINGFIELD,, 0., May 22.—Resi dents of this city returning homo from church tonight' were greatly. surprised to see Hying overhead some great air craft carrying a bright red light. The craft was bo - far above the earth that it could not he distinguished, but the whirr of the engine could be distinctly heard. It was believed to bo one of the Wright • brothers.' It came, from: the east and was making toward the west at a very fast rate of speed. , LOS ANGELES HERALD Salt Lake City Is Shaken by Quake; Chimneys Fall Crockery Broken and Adobe Buildings Damaged; Oth er Districts Shocked [Associated Presa] SATVT IjAKE CITY, May 22.—The Sunday morning slumber of this city and immediate vicinity was disturbed by a violent rocking of the earth which lusted apparently about two seconds, although the seismograph at the Stato university recorded a disturbance of thirty seconds. Tho earthquake was quite sharp and caused a considerable damage to crockery, chimneys and old^ adobo houses. The tremor was local in extent, being confined within a radlua of fifty miles. Blight damage is reported from the towns of Ulngham and Garfield. Tho shock occurred at 7:28 a. m. and was followed by two other shocks, one at 8:38 a, m. and the ottTer at 11:24. The last two were'barely perceptible. LAWRENCE RECORDS QUAKE LAWRENCE, Kan., May 22.—Tho seismograph at the University of Kan sas recorded an earthquake shock this morning from 12:37 to 2:lf> o'clock. Professor H. P. Cady, who observed the movement, said: "The quake appeared to be about 2000 miles distant. It had all the char acteristics shown by the recent disturb ances In Costa Rica," FORMER GOVERNOR SLATED TO WORK FOR GUGGENHEIMS W. B. Hoggatt May Head North western Commercial Company SEATTLE. May 22.—According to a story published in the Post-Intelligen cer today, former Governor W. B. Hoggatt of Alaska Is slated for the head of the Morgan-Guggenheim sub sidiary Alaska corporations at the an nual meeting to be held here Wednes day. The paper says that W. R. Rust of Tacoma, president of the Northwest ern Commercial company, controlling the Morgan-Guggenheim Interests in Alaska, probably will resign and that his place will be taken by Mr. Hog gatt. Governor Hoggatt is in Washing ton, D. C, and the local representa tives of the Morgan-Guggenheim in terests profess ignorance of the changes that are to be made. INDEX OF HERALD'S NEWS TODAY FORECAST Lo» Amrcle» will vicinity—Fair Monday; warmer; light north wind*. Maximum tem perature yesterday 73 decrees! minimum 32. LOS ANGELES Council will establish water rates at to day' meeting. PAGE 12 Blcknell Young of London lectures on ■ "Christian Science" In Temple audi torium. PAGE 12 Seventh annual session of National As sociation of Stationary Engineers to meet tonight. PAGE 12 Novel features planned for San Diego ex- * position. I PAGE 12 Eclipse of moon this evening will make comet temporary boss of the heavens. ,*■..- PAGE 2 Thief with pass key robs room of two Bisters at fashionable hotel. PAGE 2 Hiram W. Johnson, Lincoln-Roosevelt can didate for governor, In city. , . , . PAGE 2 The Kov. C.' F. i Limko preaches memorial sermon for King Edward. PAGE 5 Girl mother of one of bogus quadruplets awakens from sleep to find man ben'.lipg over her with dagger, sna says. PAGE 1 Delay 'In work on aqueduct will bo short lived, say authorities. I'AOB 2 Mall carriers make their first appearance this year In summer uniforms. I'AGK 3 Chapter of Delta Chi. l°Ral fraternity, es tablished at IJ. S. C. law school. PAGE 3 George N. Jessett. aged eastern artist, hit by auto and may die. ' PAGE 10 Whlttler wins two races and Is star of motorcycle contest at the coliseum. PAGE 7 Public shies at new pay-as-you-jenter cars. PAGE 1 Editorial and Letter Box. . PAGE 4 City brevities. ..,.....: PAGE 5 Hotel notes and personals. . PAGE 6 Sporting. • PAES 10-11 Classified advertising. ' PAGES 10-11 SOUTH CALIFORNIA New plan for trades on \ Long Beach' municipal wharf Is urged. PAGE 10 Mule goes lame; prospectors extract a »500 nugget from' hoof. . . PAGE 10 Committees from three cities will de- < ~ clde whether . Pasadena-Alhambra- South Pasadena consolidation should ba voted on by people. > ; PAGE 10 George Flgueroa * fatally wounds wife - during' quarrel at Santa Monica. PAGE 1 EASTERN .; Tornado lifts houses into air and over turns one, but occupants escape death. Illinois farms damaged. . PAGE 1 American heiress to' wear $16,000 gown when she weds Viscount Maidstonn. PAGE 1 ■' Twenty-two-story structure in New York to be torn down to make room for forty- *: : two-story building. ."■ PAGE 2 Report on deaths In factories will ; cause sensation,' says Congressman in speech to w Presbyterians at Atlantic City. ..".' PAGE 1 Protestant churches In Washington observe world's Sunday school day. PAGE 2 MINING AND OIL California oil fields to get more English capital; Britishers ready to buy 100,000 barrels of oil dally. PAGE 8 Deep. mining establishes surface values In * Idaho property. i,. PAGE , » K. in , river field gets another oil com- ; \pany. V,',',, PAGE Amateurs salt Nevada well near Goldfleld. PAGE 9 Oil transportation company buys acreage near Sun Luis Oblspo for reservoir site, ( -.rpAaE,» MONDAY MORNING, MAY 23, L9lO. TORNADO LIFTS 2 HOUSES IN AIR BUT FAMILIES ESCAPE Mother and Three Children Are Carried Fifty Feet in Home. Only Slightly Hurt SUPPER PARTY IS SURPRISED Roof Torn from Structure as Oc cupants Sit at Table-Illi nois Farms Damaged [Associated Press] CAIRO, 111., May 22.—A tornado that struck Cairo at 6;40 p. m. today, demolished four houses, damaged a dozen more, and destroyed several barns, besides tearing many large trees up by the roots. No fatalities were reported, but one woman was badly bruised and several persons were slightly injured. The house occupied by Henry Smith was lifted bodily from its foundation, carried about 'fifty feet northward and landed bottom side up. Mrs. Smith and three children were In the house and. the former was painfully bruised, while the children were slightly Injured. The home of Arthur Llnqulst was carried 100 feet and landed rlghtslde up, but badly twisted. Tho occupants escaped with slight Injuries. While members of the family of Wil liam Wise were at supper the storm lifted tho roof of the house so sud denly they did not realize what was happening. A large barn was carried 200 feet and landed on a coal shed. Other houses lost porches, and sev eral were unroofed. STORM SWEEPING TEXAS; DAMAGE IN WEEK $200000 Lightning Strikes Tank; 30,000 Barrels of Oil Lost SOUR LAKE, Texas, May 22.—A se vere electrical storm, accompanied with rain and wind, did extensive damage to derricks and other oil field property in this vicinity today. Lightning struck a steel tank, destroying Its contents of 30,000 barrels of oil. . This Is the second storm in this vi cinity within a week, and the loss to oil interests In this vicinity Is estimated at 1200,000. VETERAN MAIL CARRIER ADMITS MANY ROBBERIES CHICAGO, May 22—Albert C. Gor don, for seventeen years a Chicago mall carrier, was arrested today by order of Fostoffice Inspector James E. Stuart, who says Gordon has con fessed to robbing the mails for more than four ysars. Complaints from all over the coun try of the loss of money from regis tered letters had baffled the officials. Gordon was arrested five years ago on a similar charge, but it could not be proved and he was continued In the service. MORE UNSETTLED WEATHER FOR EAST IS PREDICTION WASHINGTON, May 22.—A contin uance of showery and unsettled weath er'is predicted by the weather bureau for the eastern portion of the country during the early part of this week, but without much rain over the northern districts. In the west fair weather will prevail the first half of the week, with rising temperatures, but in about three days a disturbance Is expected to appear on the North Pacific coast. This will move eastward, attanded by rain over the northwest and rear/hing the plains by the latter part of the week. SNOW CAUSES STOCK LOSS ALBUQUERQUE, N. M., May 22.— Northeastern New Mexico is In the grip of a heavy snowstorm tonight. The storm evidently is a continuation of tho one which swept southwestern Colorado yesterday, and Is centered at Folsom. It is said great loss of live stock will result. WIRE FROM LOS ANGELES CAUSES DARK SUSPICION Message from Missing Woman Is Thought to Cover Crime PORTLAND, Ore., May 22.—The mysterious disappearance of Mrs. Han nah Smith of this city two weeks ago may develop into a murder mystery. Mrs. Smith, who is well along; in years, dropped out of sight May 8, aft er drawing $600, one-half of a bum she had deposied for safe keeping with a friend. Nothing was heard of her until yesterday, when a telegram from Los Angeles, purporting to be signed by Mrs. Smith, was received by the wom an's niece here. This message Btated that Mrs. Smith is "all right," and di rected that her household goods be shipped* to Los Angeles. Also It states that Mrs. Smith "will write" to the custodian of the rest of her money. Mrs. Smith cannot read nor write, and this fact, together with the fact that she gives no street address and that when last seen here she was In company of a strange woman, has led Mrs. Smith's relatives to appeal to the •police. CONN FACTORY BURNED BLKHART. Ind., May 22.—The plant of the C. ('<■ Conn company, said to have been the largest manufactory of brnflH band musical instruments In the world, was destroyed by fire today, entailing a loss of $r>oo,ooo. An employe was burned to death. Millions of American Heiress to Be Used in Restoring Crumbling English Mansion ' '" , •• " mmmm-m^m 1... . -► —« DREXEL COIN TO PATCH UP CASTLE American Girl Will Wear $16,000 Gown When She Weds an English Viscount NBW YORK, May 22.—From mem bers of the wedding party who sail for London Tuesday it is learned that al though the wedding of Miss Margaretta Drexel and Viscount Maidstone will not be on the elaborate scale at first planned, owing to the death of King Edward, it nevertheless will be an ex tremely fashionable affair, the bride going to the altar in a $16,000 gown and wearing the famous Drexel jewels, valued at $500,000. The ceremony will take place in Lon don at St. Margaret's church, West minster, June 9, and the bishop of London will officiate. The bride-to-be is rated one of the wealthiest heiresses in America, which is regarded as fortunate for the groom, who is said to be "hard up." The vis count's ancestral homo, Klrby hall, is little more than a mass of ruins—win dow glass, plaster, furniture and plumbing being some of the necessities which it Is presumed the American mil lions will supply to make it tenable. However, Miss Drexel's friends say that the viscount is really very much smitten with his fiancee, that he is by no means a fortune hunter and that the American girl's riches, although convenient, are merely a side issue to a decidedly romantic love match. The bridesmaids at the wedding will be Mi.«s Mildred Carter, Miss Edith Wayne of Philadelphia, Miss Nelly Post, Lady Barrymore's daughter, who will soon become a bride herself, and the bridegroom's sister, Lady Gladys Finch-Hatton; Lady Letty Manners. Miss Rhoda Astley, daughter of the Dowager Lady Hastings; Miss Mar garet Combe, daughter of Lady Con stftnee Combo, and Miss Sibyl Fellowes, daughter of Lord and Lady do Ramsey. There will be two small bridesmaids also. Lord Maidstone's cousins, the young daughters of Lady Muriel Paget. U.S. AMBASSADOR KERENS RENTS PALACE OF BARON VIENNA, May 22.—1n acquiring a lease of Kolowrat palace, Richard Kerens, the American ambassador, will be more sumptuously housed than any former representative at this court. The palace was built by Baron Al bert Rothschild for his son. Baron Oscar Rothschild, who committed sui cide last July because of an alleged lov# affair with a Chicago girl. The palace has spacious state apartments and occupies a commanding site. USE LEAVES OF HYMNAL FOR CIGARETTE PAPERS Driven to , desperation because 1 Key bad no paper with which to roll their cigarette*) several prisoners In the city Jail ' stole a hymn book yesterday from evangelists who were conducting a ■ re ligious service behind the bars, and were found several hours later Inhaling clouds of ' Durham to the tune of the hyhum they had recently Joined In singing. ; The remains of the hymn books were seized by their Jailers and returned to a sorry looking clergyman who had called for his' missing psalms. Blame for the theft cannot be placed, but punishment Is ; being ' meted out to all, for every prisoner In the. tanks was smoking a cigarette rolled In a leaf of the hook. TWO DROP DEAD AS THEY VIEW COMET Congregations Leave Churches in Alabama Town to Gaze on Halley's Visitor TALLADEEOA, Ala., May 22.—The appearance of Halley's comet tonight caused great excitement here. Congre gations of several churches left their pews, and hundreds of persons stood excited in the squares and gazed at the celestial visitor. Miss Ruth Jordan was called to the door of her home to see the comet and immediately fell dead, physicians as signing heart failure as the cause. A negro was shown the comet and also fell dead. KING GEORGE TO PATRONIZE RACING AS DID HIS FATHER Begins His Reign by Remission of Many Short Sentences LONDON, May 22.—King George has commenced his reign with an art of clemency, granting remission of short sentences and reduction of oth ers throughout the kingdom and in the army and navy. It la announced King George in tends to maintain a royal racing stable at Newmarket, and a breeding stud nt Sandringhiim, and that h'J will patronize racing on the same extensh c scale as did his father. The king also has lasued a touching letter "To My People," expressing grateful appreciation of the affection the nation has shown In the face of "a sorrow so sudden and unlooked for that it might well have been over- whelming." "But the sentiment it has Invoked, continues the king-, "has made me realize that it is a loss common to me and my people. They shaiv It \\ it > me. I do not stand alone. With such thoughts I take courage and hopefully look to the future. Strong in my faith In God, trusting my people and cher ishing the laws and constitution of my beloved country." INSURGENTS LOSE 14; CAPTURE MADRIZ' STORES WASHINGTON, May 22.—Two days fighting near Kama, Nicaragua, has cost the Estrada forces fourteen killed and twenty-nine wounded, according to a report to the state department from Consul Mofiatt. at Blueflelds. The casualties of the Madriz forces, he axlils, were not learned. General Mena retired after the fight to his entrenchments. Large quanti ties of ammunition and provisions, said to be the entire stores of the ftfadrli forcea at Blueflelds, were reported to have been captured by General Mon cada of the Estrada faction. OTVPT r^riTTirSJ • DAIIT ON TRAINS se. oll> VjrlJXli \JVJM. -1 HiO . SUNDAY sc. ON TRAINS lOn, WOMAN FATALLY SHOT BY HUSBAND Beautiful Wife of George Figue roa Dying of Wound; Man Is Under Arrest Shot and fatally injured by her hus band in a trivial quarrel, Mrs. George Figueroa, a bride of less than a month, lies on a bed in Santa Monica with physicians in attendance who expect death to come at any moment. George Figueroa, the husband, is in a cell in the Santa Monica jail, and Jack Fur ber, the only witness to the affair, is being sought by the police of two cities. Figueroa, in his cell in the seaside Jail, refused this morning to talk of the shooting in any way. From neigh bors of the Figueroas, whose residence is at 2508 Fourth street, Santa Monica, it is learned that Figueroa and Fur ber returned to the former's home shortly after midnight and Figueroa immediately began to quarrel with his wife. According to reports, the man knocked her down and when she started to arise drew a revolver and fired. The bullet entered above her right eye, and physicians called say that Mrs. Figueroa will not survive the day. After the shooting Figueroa and Fur ber left the house, intent on getting away. They proceeded to the car line, whence Figueroa returned home, pre sumably to sot the revolver with which he had shot his wife. In the meantime the police had learned of the affair, and when the man approached his home he was arrested and taken to the jail. Mrs. Figueroa is one of the noticeable beauties of the beach city, her bl-mde hair and blooming cheeks making her extremely attractive. Figueroa is a Mexican 22 years old, and his wife la two years younger. Furber, the wit ness to the affair, is Figueroa's age. KILLS SELF FOR GIRL HE LOVED BUT HAD NOT SEEN Sweetheart Fails to Appear; He Jumps into River KANSAS CITT, May 22.—Love for a girl he had never seen caused Thomas Clndrich to commit suicide by jumping into the Kaw river here today. Cindrich came here from Oguilin, Croatia, a few years ago. Becoming lonesome he appealed to Mrs. Matthew Bldnick. wife of a fellow countryman, to tlnd him a sweetheart. She described several of her friends who were back in the old home, and Clndrich selected the one he thought he would like to marry. Mrs. Bldnick took up the young man's cause and courting the girl by mail won her consent to wed the bnsh ful youth. Eighty dollars with which to pay the fare to this country was forwarded to the girl. That was three weeks ago. No tid ings came from Cindrich's fiancee. He became despondent, thinking she had died. For three nights he did not sleep. Hope deserted him. "I'm going to find my sweetheart," ho told a friend as they ware crossing the Kaw. Scarcely had ho utterod the words when he leaped into the swol len water, thirty feet below. His body was recovered . CENTS FEARS THEY WILL LOSE SEATS GRIP CONGRESSMEN Republican Whip Announces the Solons Will Be Held at Cap ital Until July 15 SOME MUST FACE CONTESTS Statehood* Postal Bank, Railroad and Appropriation Bills Yet to Be Acted On Associated Press] WASHINGTON, May 22.— Shiveri have been chasing tbemselvea up and down the spinal col umns of members who must face ser ious contests in their states or dis tricts if they come back to the next congress ever since John Dwight, Re publican whip of the house, issued his prediction that the session would not adjourn before July 15. The contest in the house over tho $250,000 appropriation contained in tho sundry civil bill to extend tho scopa of the tariff board has been much more stubbornly contested than had been anticipated. The Democrats have opposed the item on the ground that the results of the investigations by the board should be reported direct to congress instead ol to the president. The sundry civil bill has been used as a vehicle to convey more campaign speeches under government frank throughout the country than any one measure that has been before congress this session. POSTAL RANK BILL The postal savings bank bill, which, has been reported from the committee on postofflces, is ready for the .Repub lican caucus on Wednesday. Prac tically all the Republicans of the house signed the call. It is not likely, therefore, that the division over the bill will be along regular and insurgent lines. It is more likely to be between, eastern and western members. The caucus will take the form of the committee of the whole majority mem bership of the house and it is probable that many changes will be made i" the bill. Many western members believe the 27% per cent of the profits, as the bill requires to be kept in local banks,, is too small, and that Vie provision of the bill that passed the senate would be more eeffctive to keep deposits in the communities whore collected. The westerners charge that the bill as drafted is a "bankers' bill" and that under its operations their communities might be depleted of money. When the caucus has agreed upon a bill which it has reason to believe it can put through the house, the ma jority party probably will endeavor to bring in a rule with a view to passing the bill without amendment. The Democrats and all insurgent Republi cans are expected to resist such a rule on the ground that they are opposed to "legislating in secret," as they charac terize the caucus method. STATEHOOD BILL After reposing on the senate calendar for many weeks the statehood bill sud denly has been called to take an active part in bringing tho opposing factions together on the railroad bill. Regular Republicans conceded that they need Democratic votes to pas the adminis tration measure in a form satisfactory to President Taft. Many contested features of the bill meet with tho favor of tho Democrats, but they cannot overlook the prospect of bargaining that the statehood bill receive early consideration if they aid the Republi can majority in passing the railroad bill. Senators Elkins and Aldrtch are hopeful of getting a vote on the rail road bill this coming week, but thera is no certainty that they will succeed. The appropriation bils all are in ad vanced stages, although a number of them still are in conference. Among: these are the fortifications, pensions, rivers and harbors and the legislative bill. Only the sundry and general de ficiency bills remain to be passed by the I'ouse, and the senate will be ready for these measures as soon as they ar rive. SCION OF NOBILITY IS ACCUSED OF SWINDLING CHICAGO, May 22.—Leon Kewney, said to be a member of a well-to-do Indiana family and related to the no bility of Germany, is under-arrest hera on the charge of operating an exten sive confidence scheme. The police say he confessed and im plicated two other men who are be ing sought. Business was done under the name of Itoline company, and all transactions were based on death and marriage no tices appearing in out of town news- papers. The "company" owned a supply of cheap jewelry- These articles in neat ly addressed packages were sent to the dead of other cities, always "collect." The deliveries were so timed as to reach the house after the day of tho funeral and the first thought of thn survivors was that there was some sentiment attaching to the article. Tho bills, ranging from $5 to $20, were gladly paid without examination of the contents. In the case of newly married per sons the impression was that tt was a present from somebody who forgot to pay for the goods, and the bill 111 usually paid. A federal agent was sent hero from Washington to work on the case. De tectives found a letter in which the executors of James A. McClurg, who died recently at Denver, sont tho "company" a check for $12 in payment for spectacles. Tho buninr^H was wide spread and all the bis transportation companies hold packages returned from Omaha, Denver, st. Louis and other cities. Kttwney in a man of 50. Ho says hU slater married a count of Hamburg. Germany.