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"KILLED GIRL BECAUSE I LOVED HER" Slayer of Beautiful Young Immigrant Believed to Be an Insane Impostor transferred from one diocese to an other, Schmidt declared he had none bearing such signature, but that he had a number of letters which St. Elizabeth had given him. Rev. L,uke J. Evers, Catholic chap lain in the Tombs, secured today from .Schmidt the admission that in Munich Schmidt had been arrested as an im- - -Mr. Schmidt is Insane." declared Eat her Evers. "He does not seem to realize the enormity of his crime and about the only answers I i an get to q>uestfon» as to why he killed the girl "is that St. Klizabeth told him he had Through as clever a bit of detective work as the police department haa ever known, the police efforts finally were directed against Schmidt. The officers could hardly credit their con victions ami were placed in a delicate position as to how to approach the friest. Finally, however, they went to •'. rectory after midnight Sunday, summoned Schmidt from his room, "where he was preparing to retire, and got him down to the reception « ilxmoMEl) BY Pl< Tl ItK Ing the picture of the murdered girl before the clergyman's eyes, de s..hTiidt gave one quick glance at the picture, staggered and almost fell. Then he said: "1 killed her; I killed her because Schmidt was ordered to dress and accompany the officers to the station. H- wanted to go alone to his room, hut detectives insisted upon accom panying him. Schmidt asked permis sion then to go to the bathroom, but he W*» searched first and a razor "What were you going to do with that —kill yourself?" Schmidt was • / V"?es.' he answered calmly. "'I up my mind to kill myself if I o'-ever. was arrested. But I never ' I met' Anna -Aumuller two years acn at the parish house of St. Boni face- church. She was employed as a t-f snr there. I was attracted to her l'\ lift beauty. I became infatuated KILLED Hl. Tt FOR I.OVK S3 killed her because J loved her e<> much. She was so beautiful. 1 could "I made up my mind that she and I just the same as Abraham was or "I made trips to the Fort Lee ferry each time with part of her precious \V. t m the boat reached the other side of tlie water I would return, go back tb the flat and get another piece of i her body. 1 think I made about five or six such trips. vacant lot. There I burned it. "I am guilty and that is all I can t=a>. But I loved Anna Aumuller. She wanted me to marry her because ,she was soon to become the mother of my child. "I am ordained to perform the mar riage ceremony, so when she Insisted upon the ceremony I married myself PILLOW SLIP OM,V CLEW With a pillow slip as a clew, detect ives solved tne mystery of the mur der. The)t discovered that the pillow slip found around one section of the torso was purchased in the neighbor hood of Seventh avenue and One Hun s dred and Forty-sixth street. Then £ they searched for the man, who pur chased the- pillow slip at a second hand store in the neighborhood. Finally they located the flat at «8 Bradhlirst avenue. For two days and a detective lingered outside Saturday night Inspector Joseph Faurot decided to break into the flat. • I felt we were on the right track and I took a chance," said Faurot. "I guess the results warrant it." The flat was bloodstained. A knife and saw were found. The bed, minus Its mattress, but with blood spots on the posts, showed the detectives where the murder was committed. ran girl'.s picti mi The officers found a picture of the murdered girl and also some papers to show that she once had worked as a servant at St. Boniface rectory. A note signed by "Schmidt" gave the police their final clew. The detectives then went to St. Boniface church and asked for SHimldt. They were told that he had resigned and had become associated v. ;th St Joseph parish. They got a description of Schmidt,,which tallied with that of the "John Schmidt" who Then followed the arrest and con fession. Dr. C. N. Ellingwood Is Sued for $2,400 Alfred J. and David Rich today filed suit against Dr. C. N. Ellingwood for $2,400, which they estimate to be the value of their services In apprais ing property and procuring a settle ment of differences between Doctor Ellingwood and the trustees of Leland Stanford Jr. university. The suit was flied. by Attorneje Heller, Powers and _hr:i;an. ... M ,B, , f AUTO CAR WITH CALLS BEATS RIVALS TO SACRAMENTO FAIR Auto car with Calls bound for state fair at Sacramento. DE LAVEAGA ACTS ARE ILLEGAL, SAY ATTORNEYS Special Administrator Is Charged With "Lack of Integrity" A repetition of the famous contest j over tbe estate of Maria Conception de | Laveaga took place Judge • Coffey when Attorneys Os<ar Sutro j rival claims of Miguel de Leveaga and Mrs. Maria de Laveaga Cebrian for j letters of administration on Miss de i a year. He was cross questioned by i Attorney Dunne, who elicited the fact I death, February 4, ISOS*. It was stipulated by counsel that the I ol record in the present action. Arguing on behalf of Mrs. Cebrlan'* ; Dunle declared that Miguel had shown himself "lacking in integrity, upon : the ground that lie knew Miss de I Laveaga was a person of unsound ! mind, but that he accepted from her three' powers of attorney and handled her business properties and Interests." He declared that all contracts made by Miguel under these powers of at- Argument continued throughout the day. DR. HOLLMANN GOES TO OAKLAND Is Named Pastor of German Methodist Church —Other Appointments Made SAX JOSE, Sept. 15.— T. H. Holl man, for four years pastor of the Ger man Methodist church of this city, will leave n*\t week to assume the pastorate of the First German Meth odist church of Oakland and the va cancy here will be filled by H. D. Kamp, the present superintendent of the Pacific Old People's home. This is one of the announcements made today at the close of the conference of the German Methodist churches. The following appointments w r ere given out by Bishop Hughes: San Francisco —St. John* church. G. A. Waasa. reappointed; St. Paul* church, J. Schneider, reappointed. San Jose—H. I). Kamp. former superintendent of the Pacific Old People's home. Santa Rosa—R. Stelnbaob, reappointed. Santa Cruz —William Schuldt. re appointed. WHtsonvillo—New charge, to be n!ippli>*d from Santa Crui. Anaheim aud Or ange—C, Spaeth, reappointed. Chico—B. C. Vol], reappointed. D» Angeles—Bethel church (formed by amalgamation of Salem ano Zion churches). C. A. Prieslng. p««tor • ■(' Btoß church, appointed; IMrst church. J. 11. Dur hahn, reappointed: Emanuel and Rescue mis lalon. 10 be supplied; South Hoftjwuod, ('. I". Knbnle. reappointed. Oakland—First church. T. H. Hoilmann. San Jose; Salem church. K. C. Jalibitwh. reappointed. Pasadena—Otto Wilke. reappointed. Richmond New field, to he supplied by Salem church of Oakland. San [ Diego—William Rogatzky. reappointed. F. Bfinkmeyer of Los Angeles was reappointed district superintendent of the state and E. Klawiter, former pastor of the Salem church of Los Angeles, was appointed superintend ent of the Pacific Old People's home and member of the South Hollywood conference. Woman Crushed by Streetcars Dies Miss Elisabeth Overend, 78 years old, a former school teacher, of 81 Ord street, died last night from in juries received Friday when she was crushed between two cars at Grant avenue and. Market street, _ w THE SAX FRANCISCO CALL, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1913. THREE SPEEDERS ARE SENT TO PRISON Auto Scorchers Fare Badly at Hands of Police Court Judges Automobile speeders fared badly in the police courts this morning as a result of the judges' determination to punish severely all violators of the ordinance since the tragic death <>f Mrs. Gale Dooley on the Great Sidney Sehraebel, a lineman from Stockton, arrested yesterday after noon while driving his motorcycle down Market street while he was under the influence of liquor, was sentenced to ten days in the county jaii and Carl Morris was fined $10 by Judge Shortafl for speeding in Chester Bennett of Los Angeles and 11. nry P. Goodwin appeared before Judge Sullivan and were sentenced to two days In the county Jail. According to Patrolman Hansen. Bennett was going at the rate of 26 miles an hour in Diviaadero street between McAllister and Golden Gate avenue, when arrested. Goodwin also was charged with traveling faster than 25 miles an hour In Geary street between Baker and Scott. Harry Jensen was sentenced to pay a fine of $20 or take 20 days in Jail for running his machine with only one light burning. BRAKEMAN FALLS FROM TRAIN; CUT TO PIECES n FDD ING, Sept. 15.— G. E. Waters of M'-Cloud, a hrakeman. fell from a train in the Kennet yards this morn ing and was cut to pieces. He was killed instantly. Waters was 22 years old and the son of Conductor Waters of the McCloud River railroad. KINSLEY IN DOCK ON FRAUD CHARGE Man Accused of Robbing Women by Fake Advertise ments on Trial The trial of Gordon Kinsley for using the malls to defraud, com menced this morning in the United States district court before Judge Dooling. Kinsley's alleged fraud scheme was to advertise for women to work for the New York Perfume com pany. When they answered his ad vertisement he demanded $1.50 from them to show their good faith. After they gave him the money, the negotia tions ceased between them. While in Jail in Oakland, awaiting trial, Kinsley persuaded Prudence Smith, whom he had enticed from her home under the promise of marriage, to start a second mall fraud scheme to raise money to pay his attorneys for his defense. The Smith girl ad vertised for women to make aprons and demanded $150 deposit. She is also awaiting trial. Lost Barge Found Badly Damaged The barge lost a few days ago by the steamship Hardy was brought to port this morning by the steamer Brunswick. The derelict is water logged and badly damaged. The barge was one of two built at Coos Bay by Henry Peterson. The other barge in tow of the steamer lao.ua ar rived today from Coos Bay in good condition. 8 Die Sunday From Speeding Accidents CHICAGO, Sept. 15. —Eight persons were dead in Chicago and nearby cities today as the result of automo bile and motorcycle accidents. Two persons were killed in the city of Chi cago. iTt , . Copies of Noon Edition Reach Capital Long Before Competitors The Evening Call again beat all jivals in supplying the latest news Carrying copies of the noon edition of The Call, a large auto car traveled from this city Saturday morning to the state fair at Sacramento and dis tributed copies of the paper at towns and farming districts along the route. The truck set the pace for the pa rade of motor trucks which journeyed from San Francisco to the state fair. The route of the trip was through Oakland, Hayward, Livermore, Stock ton and Lodi. Newsooys from tills City were taken along to help In the M. S. Bulkley company, agents for the Autocar commercial car, on this trip made a new record between here and Sacramento for the one and a half 1 ton trucks The parade was held under the aus ! picea of the local motor truck club, land when the machines reached the capital city they were put on display for selling purposes. Suicide's Relatives Sought in Oakland v Chief of Police Walter J. Petersen of Oakland has been asked to locate Oakland relatives of Harry P. Dean, who committed suicide in New York, by C. W. Foster, a New York under taker, who believe* Dean to have been an Oaklander. WILLIAM B. MILLER, STOCKMAN, IS DEAD William B. Miller, a retired StOCk man. 75 \ ears old, is dead at the home of his only surviving relative. a nephew, C. D. Miller, 2202 Tenth ave nue. Oakland. Miller has lived in California for 56 years, most of this time having been spent in the neigh borhood of Red Bluff, where he had large interests in livestock. Four years ago he moved to Oakland and retired. The funeral will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon from the Miller borne. Anheuser-Busch WiUßuyThis Barley m^SBM Only the pick of Americas Barley crops and Bohemias Saaier YllWm rattßS Hops are good enough from which to brew and age Jvl jf /J/w I ffi^SSl KEEP SECRET MARRIAGE A MONTH John Critchlow, Well Known Clubman, Announces He Is Benedick When you would marrying go, go to Marysville. At least that is the advice John Critchlow is giving his bachelor comrades of the Family. For John went and did it himself, hence the advice and, the surprise. "Long John' can root at a ball game louder than the Alcatraz Island siren, and hrfe deep bass is often heard at Family parties, but of his life ro mance DM eaid nothing. Since July 29. when he went motor ing with Miss Myra Hallett to Marys ville, he has kept his peace. He ba* smiled, rooted as of yore, sang lus "Maybe in the Good Old Summei" song, read humorous, papers at beef steak dinners, but of that trip to J.lury.svlllo not a word. Nothing at all until he took Major diaries K. Stanton into his confidence. So the Major last night arranged a dinner at the CtHf house where John got up and confessed. He said that he suspected Judge Lawlor was preparing to forsake his bachelor existence and that this gave him encouragement. In the course of his business—Critchlow is president of the King Coal company—he had to make a trip through the Sacramento valley, lie persuaded Miss Hallett to John had opened up his heart by the time Marysville was reached, but where was a minister to be found? Like Cincinnati!* and General Put nam, a worthy divine was found in the field at his plow. It was a Thursday morning and the minister was cogitating his Sunday sermon close to nature. John persuaded him to leave the plowshare in the unfinished furrow, doff his overalls, mop his brow and tie the knot. John says that he also had to dry his own. Miss Hallett is well known here in social circles and possesses beauty and charm. Major Stanton spoke a blessing In behalf of the members of the Family, and at lunch today tha toast will be "lx>ng life to 'Long John' and his bride." Elgin Butter King Leaves Big Estate ELGIN. 111., Sept. 15.—The late Del Monte Wood, pioneer butter king and at the time of his death last week president of the Creamery Package Manufacturing company, left an es tate of more than a quarter of a mil lion dollars. Virtually all of lt goes under the will to his widow and two children. Frank B. Wood and Mrs. Alfred W. Craven, Mrs. Craven is the wife, of a Chicago lawyer. Stowaways Cause of Two Officers' Arrest Captain George McKinnon and First Mate R. Allmann of the Pacific Coast Steamship company's steamer Peru were arrested this morning for allowing two Mexicans to land with out the knowledge of the immigra tion authorities. Captain McKinnon claimed that the Mexicans were orig inally stowaways on his vessel and escaped without his knowledge. Both ; 6 i '' R* r ! 'R.i '■■ '■■'.»;(■ i -f • \ on bonds by I'nited States Commls sloner Krull. U.C. COED COLLEGE PLAY STAR SPURNS THE STAGE FOR LAW Law, not drama turgy, will be the lifework of Miss Barbara N'achtrleb, Berkeley society girl and leading lady in cojlege the atricals. As hero ine In several dra matic masterpieces presented by the English club of the Fniversity of Cali fornia in the Greek theater, Miss Nach. trleb won plaudits for her histrionic skill. Her friends considered it certain she would seek a career behind the footlights. Now she has turned to the law. She spends her time at Boalt hall, with Coke and Littleton and Blackstone, in stead of delving into Hennequin's "Technique of the Stage" or perusing Meredith's "Essay on Comedy." So far she 11 merely a novice in the law, but she says she likes the work and Is en thusiastic over the prospect of being a twentieth century Portia. Miss Barbara Nachtrieb, who spurns stage. DOCTORS' ORDERS HOLD LANE HERE Secretary of Interior Unable to Say When Trip East will Be Resumed Secretary of the Interior Franklin K. Lane, who collapsed in Oakland Admission day. declared t&day that he was unabie to say when he wjuld leave the bay section for tha east. He spent yesterday with the assist ant secretary, Prof. Adolph Miller, in Ridgeroad. Berkeley. Today he re turned to the home of his brother. Dr. Frederick Lane, in Avalon avenue. He ts under tho orders of physicians and can not say when they will per mit him to resume his interrupted journey. One of the first projects Secretary Lane will consider upon his recovery is the creation of another national playground In Estes park, Colorado. He will hold a conference as soon as possible with the governor and other officials of that state. SLAYER ADMITTED TO BAIL r rank ralconl. who on March 15 last shot and killed Kinilio de Vcn oenzt because the latter made a re mark against his wife, was admitted to bail this morning by Superior Judge Cabanlss in $2,500 cash. Fal conl is waiting a second trial. Tho first trial resulted in a disagreement. TRIAL OF MAJOR HUGHES DELAYED ; Officer Asks Postponement of Court Martial to Prepare His Defense The court martial hoard which was jto have tried Major James B. Hughes, senior major of the First cavalry, : stationed at Monterey, did not con vane this morning because Major i Hughes pleaded that he was not yet | ready to face the charges of inter n: perance which have been preferred against him. The case will probably go over for a week or 10 days to al low the accused officer and his coun sel an opportunity to prepare their The charges are serious, but in I case a verdict of guilty is returned a severe reprimand is about the heav iest penalty that would be imposed. I The court martial board is one of I the most imposing from the stand point of personnel, as no officer on it is of lesser rank than that of major. | Major Hughes, who is a graduate of West Point, is one of the most popu lar officers in the western depart ment. DIAMOND RING STOLEN A diamond ring, worth $75, was stolon today fro mthe room of Airs. CRISIS WITH MEXICO IS FEARED President Hurries to Wash ington—Army and Navy Told to Get Ready t WASHINGTON, Sept. 15.—Important developments in the Mexican situa tion are expected this week. It it because of this that President Wilaon suddenly decided not to prolong his stay at Cornish, N. H., but to return to Washington tomorrow. Secretary of War Garrison today sent an in quiry to Brigadier General Bliss, commanding the Texas division of the army, asking for a detailei state ment of the position of his troops, accompanied by a warning 10 watch Secretary of the Navy Daniels also was in communication with the At lantic fleet. No confirmation bal been received at the state department of tjje re ported capture by the rebels of 100 American refugees fleeing from Tor reon. The rumor that Morris P. Rirt. nephew of Senator Root of New York, had been ahot by the rebels has n*t been confirmed. Suicide Threat Kept; Woman Inhales Gas Making good her threat to commit suicide. Mr?. Mary H. Rlsinsr. a widow of 2009 Steiner street, ended bar Ufa last night with gas. She placed a tube leading from the gas jet in bar mouth and stuffed cloth in the door and windows. Mrs. Rising had made a rrevlous attempt to commit s:ici<le. Now Is Better Than Then There are few residents of 9HB San Francisco who do not HH know the value of a suburban home in Marin county; there are few who have not the ■H ever present longing for a de- H| lightful home place in the county across the bay. where nature riots in magnificent scenery and unsurpassed Cal ifornia climate. And now is the time to make sure of one of these home places that will bring new joy to the gladness of living, new pleasures to the HA* wife, new ruggedness to the children. Baltimore Park, 45 minutes from San Francisco. ■H Marin county's most beauti ful spot, is the most attract- HH ive subdivision in the county. 9gH Lots now may be purchased 9H| for a very small amount of MR cash—just a few dollars— HK with the rest to be paid gradually. All improvements are being put in. and a little later the prices of the lots HH will be more than doubled. hHK| Buy now and have the right 9HB kind of a home for less than - HH| your present rent money. EssS Drop a line to W. L. Cou.'trighn. ■HH Merchants' National Bank building. ■D Sin franciaeo. for booklets and full information. You will be surprised MH »t the opportunity offered now. Mr. HH CDnrtripht will take you over, any day you say. at his expense, and you ■HH will thank him forever for showing you the way to a Marir. county home. AUCTION SALES E. CURTIS AKTIOXEEB Office and Salesroom. Van Ness at SK'MMlto. Thone Franklin 226*. Tha old established ' house of CURTIS— No connection with aay branch. ________ Notice of Warehouseman's Unclaimed Baggage and Freight SALE The following property will he SOaVI at public auction, for the account of Southern Pacific Co. and whom it may concern, beginning on TOMORROW, TUESDAY September IS. 1913. at 10 o'clock A. M . and continuing at the same hour daily until the sale has been com pleted, at the OCCIDENTAL PUBLIC WAREHOUSE Berry Street between Third and Fourth, and at MISSION BAY WAREHOUSE Third and Channel Streets, San Fran cisco. Cal., where said goods are held and stored, to pay freight and storage and other lawful charges thereon. DE PUE WAREHOUSE CO. 4,500 Pieces of Unclaimed Baggage Consisting of .Trunks, Boxes. Suitcases, Valises, Hampers, Baby Carriages, Bi cycles, Overcoats, Furs, Umbrellas, etc. AND 325 Lots of Unclaimed Freight Consisting of Sheet Music, Drugs, H. H. Goods, Books. Incubator, Castings. Tents. Oil Cloth. Dry Goods, Farm Im plements, Furniture, Wire Fence. No tions, Wine Barrels. Jacks. Lubricat ing OH. Electric Goods. Paper, Candy, Bottles, Groceries, Printed Matter. Hardware. Fence Stretchers, Forge, Mops, .Pipe. Machinery, Earthenware, Roofing, Oil Tank. Paint, Fireworks, Sewing Machine. Show Cases, Picturo Frames. Personal Effects, Tools, Clocks, Lamps. Animal Food, Glue, Signs, Window Shades. Glassware. Perfumery, Millinery Goods, Dried Fruit. an<l many other miscellaneous articles. ALSO 52 LOTS OF UNCLAIMED BAGGAGE To be sold for the account of the San Francisco-Portland S. S. Company, ar for whom it may concern. W. S. HATCH. Auctiouoar.