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THE WEEKLY TRIBUNE AND CAPE COUNTY HERALD. FRIDAY, AUGUST 6, 1915.
MRS. ROOSEVELT
IS STRICKEN ON
PASSENGER TRAIN
Wife of Former President is
In Critical Condition in
Nebraska.
TRAIN IS SPEEDING TO
HER NEW YORK HOME
Illness Due to Fall From Horse
Colonel Roosevelt Refuses
to Talk.
Omaha, Neb.. July 31 Mrs. Theo
dore Roosevelt, wife of the former
Pre.-Wlent of the United States, is
critically ill, the nature of her ail
ment is not publicly known.
Sh"? passed through Omaha tonight
cn a Northwestern fast train, enroute
to li'-r home in New York. She is ac
companied by Col. Roosevelt, who re
fused to be interviewed as the train
paused at the station to be switched
on to a track for the East.
The train, which came in from the
West, was fciven th o right-of-way
through ?very station. From what
can be learned from passengers, she
became ill on the train.
She has been in ill health for several
months, and her visit to the West was
intended to benefit her health. Ac
cording to railroad officials, who were
asked by Col. Roosevelt to assist the
train in its dash oast, her illness is but
a recurrence of the trouble from which
she has be-n suffering for months.
Hr condition is believed to bo crit
ical. Mi-s. Roosevelt before her marriage
was Edith Ktrmit Carow. She was
born at Norwich, Conn., Aug. 5, 1861,
the daughter of Charier, and Gertrude
Elizabeth (Tyler) Carow. The Carows
are r.n old New York family which
came over from La Rochelle on the re
Vocation of the Edict of Nantes and
the consequent persecution of the
Hugunots.
li is oftn erroneously stated that
Mrs. Roosevelt is an Englishwoman.
This was partly because she has Eng
lish relatives of prominence, including
Lord North, and partly on account of
her .marriage to Mr. Roosevelt taking
plac? in St. tieorge's Church, Hanover
Square, London.
Sh? is Mr. Roosevelt's second wife,
his first wife having died, leaving one
eHld, now Mrs. Nocholas Longworth.
Mrs. Rooseveit is the mother of five
children: Theodore Jr., Kermit, Ethel,
Archibald, ar.d Quentin. She mar
ried Mr. Roosevelt Dec. 2, 1885.
Throughout the long public life of
her husband while h'? was successive
ly New York Police Commissioner,
Governor of New York State, Federal
Civd Service Commissioner, Assistant
Secretary cf the Navy, Vice-President
of the United States and for seven
years President, Mrs. Roosevelt has
managed to escape with little pub
licity. This is as she wished it. Those who
visit the Roosevelt home, however,
know her an a capable hostess, a wom
an of charm in her social relations,
and an excellent mother.
H"r troubl? is believed to be partly
du to a fall from her horse she re
ceived while riding with her husband
mary months ago. The nature of her
illness has never authoritatively been
mad-' public. She war; taken to Roose
velt HospiU.1 in New York in April,
101 r. for an operation.
BILLY" H ARRISON IE NOW 5
Five Little Boys Help Him Commem
orate HLs Anniversary.
"Billy" Hai rison, the con of Mr. and
Mrs. Charles L. Hr.rrison, yesterday
celebrated his fifth birthday anniver
sary with a party arranged in his hon
or by Mrs. Harrison. Five little boys
were present, each representing a
ye?r, and there were five candles pro
truding from the big birthday cake
that was baked for him.
"Billy's" full name i. William Henry
Harrison. William in honor of his
grandfather Harrison, and Henry for
his grandfather Rozior.
After the party lost its interest
"Billy" invited two of his guests to
inspect his sar.d pile, and the invita
tion was accepted. "Billy" and Max
Koeck Jr., alternated in smearing ce
ment on each ether. When eliscovered
they resembled a pair of wasp nests.
NEGRO CONFESSES TO MURDER
OF MURPHYSBORO WOMAN
Joe Deberry Tells of Killing Attorney
J. H. Martin's Wife in
Her Home.
Murphysboro, 111., Aug. 2 Joe De
berry, the negro under arrest at Har
risburg for the murder of Mrs. J. H.
Martin, wife of an attorney, confessed
COUNCIL ORDERS
BROADWAY AND
THEMIS WIDENED
Hanover, Henderson and
Painter Must be Revamped
For Big Sewer.
WHITELAW TO DRAW7
CONDEMNATION LAWS
R. W. Frissell Spends First Day
at Post of New City
Clerk.
The City Council last night made in
itial provisions looking toward the
construction of the proposed $100,000
sewer to serve the western part of
Cape Girardeau by empowering City
Attorrey R. H. Whitelaw to employ a
secretary to aid him in preparing ordi
nances to have streets along the line
of the sewer w idened.
The resolution providing for Mr.
Whitelaw's secretary was approved
unanimously Ly members of the Coun
cil, after it l ad been introduced by
Councilman Kaess.
The streets which it is proposed to
widen are Themis, Broadway and Han
over streets, Henderson and Painter
avenues. The alteration will make a
difference of several feet in many
places in the West End.
The resolution provides that White-
aw appoint the new secretary with the
advice of Ui: Judiciary Committee.
The length of service and compensa
tion will be fixed by Whitelaw and
Charles Armgardt, chairman of the
Judiciary Committee.
It is expected that an appointment
wil lbe announced within a short time
and the City Attorney will commence
lictating the ordinances necessary to
obtain the widening of the streets.
In connection with the sewer con
struction, property condemnation pro
ceedings wili follow the street altera
tions. The pi oposed sewer system will
run from the northern limits of the
West End, loiiow a southerly course
and empty into the river south of the
city.
R. W. Frissell, who formerly was a
member of the staff of The Tribune
and who was sworn in as City Clerk
by Myor Kage yesterday morning,
performed the duties of clerk for the
first time at the council meeting last
night.
Mr. Frissell was busily occupied yes
terday with the duties of his position
as well as receiving many callers to
extend congratulations.
The council voted to retain for an
additional .'0 days Miss Clara Reed as
Mr. Frissell V. assistant.
A petition presented to the council
by property owners in the vicinity of
Sprigg and Locust streets asking for
a street light, met with prompt ac
tion. The council unanimously voted
to have the light placed.
The petition was signed by the fol
lowing: L. L. Dalton, Louis Houston,
F. C. Schwaker, Louis Houck and Au
gust Vogelsang.
The plea of several life insurance
agents in the Cape which was made to
the council several days ago that the
licence fee of 10 with which they are
now charged be "quashed" was sum
marily refused by the council.
The Committee on Propositions and
Grievances composed of Arthur C.
Bowman, chairman; Charles Kaess and
Jay E. Fowler, investigated the mat
ter of licenses for city life insurance
agents and, according to their report,
learned that cities similar to the Cape
in size and characteristics, are charg
ing them a fee from $10 down.
The insurai.ee men argue that their
companies paj a blanket fee of about
$2i for the privilege of operating in
the city and that consequently, the
agents should be allowed to work with
out an additional fee. v
Following the report of City Sexton
M. F. Nothdurft announcing that the
present potters field in Fairmount
Cemetery is almost completely ex
hausted as well as the section in which
graves have been available at a cost of
$2.50, the council last night authorized
the Committer on Cemeteries to make
a thorough investigation into the situ
ation at Fairmount Cemetery with a
view to making extensions.
According to Nothdurft, the grasses
on the new addition to the cemetery
have been allowed to go beyond the
stage where it might have been avail
able for hay, and now presents a deso
late and unsightly appearance. The
roof cf the cistern house also is leak
ing and the council committee expects
to ascertain what repairs will be neces
sary. Only a few lots remain that are
available for negroes, according to
Nothdurft's report.
the crime today.
Mrs. Martin was slain in her home
here Friday.
Cape Girardeau
Has The Goods,
C "D TC7T 1
oay, uiviaren
Reporter from St. Louis Des
i Tin i tt r
cnoes wnai ne saw as
Train Pulled into City.
By Geo. P. Marsh.
It was a good deai like getting back
home once more my coming to Cape
Girardeau !
A good many of my happiest years
found me in a small Kansas college
town which nestles beside the Kaw
River a place where there are lots of
fine breath-stealing hills just such as
I found here at the Cape.
There the trans-continental trains
pause at a small station on the river's
bank and invariably gather a small
crowd to witness its departure.
In like manner, the Memphis Limit
ed paused on the edge of the broad
Mississippi early yesterday morning
when I clambered down. Every step I
took, the movement became more
realistic.
Here was a motor bus waiting to
wnisk me to a hotel, a magnificent cold
plunge and a "forty winks" such as
metropolitan people don't even know
how to recognize.
There seemed to be a sort of per
sonal interest taken to see that I was
received hospitably.
Vastly different, this, I thought,
from the reception that awaited my
friend Louis LaCoss, of Kansas City's
Tavern Talk, when he arrived in a
small Misosurl town in the northern
part of the State while enroute to St.
Louis from Kansas City by motor, not
long ago.
The town was set forth in black type
on the road map. LaCoss and his com
panions had visions of just such a cold
plunge as I found. Their car needed
attention also.
When they believed they were near
their haven, they paused to ask for in
formation. Their prospective inform
ant was an old darky. His matted,
kinky, gray hair alone was sufficient
eviderce of his wisdom. More than
that, he was sitting atop an old rail
fence at the roadside whittling and
singing "Old Black Joe."
Across the highway was a typical
country blacksmith shop. On the dar
key's right a few paces down the road
was a grocery.
"I say, how far is it to Jonesville?
The old dfrky trudged to the side
of the automobile, lay his hand con
fidentially on the seat of the machine
and drawled:
"Well, Sah. Boss! You-als suh-roun-ed
by Jonesville, right now!"
Jonesville is not the real name of
the town but anyway I find things
different here.
To sum up in slang parlance, the
Cape has the "goods" and it seems to
me that business men here are busy
right now delivering them. They seem
to be disposed to take a new-comer in
and make him one of the "gang" and
I am tickled to join!
PLANS FOR SIX BIG AMERICAN
DESTROYERS IS APPROVED
Design Influenced by War in Europe;
Maximum Sustained Sea Speed of
30 Knots.
Washington, Aug. 2 Plans for six
big cruiser destroyers, authorized by
the last Congress, hav? been approved.
They will be the first vessels the de
sign of which will have been influenced
by the war in Europe and the depart
ments statement says that naval in
formation frcm abroad was closely
scrutinized by the constructor before
the plans were drawn.
The vessels will have a maximum
sustained sea speed of SO knots; they
will displace 1125 tons, measure 310
feet over all, have a width of 30 feet
seven inches and a mean draft of eight
feet. Provision has been made for a
design to decrease rolling and pitching
at sea.
Each destroyer will carry four triple
torpedo tubes, a main battery of four
4-inch guns and two 1-pounder anti
aircraft guns. Bids for construction
wil be opened Oct. C.
MAN GETS 10 DAYS IN JAIL
FOR STEALING 2 LAPROBES
Bob Vangilter, of ths Ben road near
Egypt Mills, yestreday was sentenced
to 10 days in jail by Justice of the
Peace W. H. Wilier on a charge of
stealing two laprobes from the John
Stoll livery stable, July 2.
Vangilter was charged with taking
the laprobes from the livery barn
when he and two companions came to
Cape Girardeau and left their own
buggies there.
Vangilter admitted that he had
taken the laprobes and told Judge Wil
ier that the job was "pulled" as he was
leaving the barn with his own buggy.
He implicated two men against whom
warrants have been issued and who
still are at large.
MAN LOCKED UP
R SUSPECTED OF
RQBBING HAARIG
Morris Huttman Learns He
Is Suspected, Surrenders
To Chief.
DENIES HE HELPED
TO BOB 3 STOBES
Chief Hutson and Aids Are Look
ing for Confederates
Money Overlooked.
One man whom the police were
looking for in connection with the rob
bery of three Haarig stores early yes
terday morning, last night went to the
police station, where he gave himself
up ar.d now is being held pending fur
ther investigation. More than $50 in
cash was taken, $132 cash overlooked
and considerable property damaged by
the burglars.
The police are looking for a second
man, who is believed to have been in
volved in the robbery, and late last
night they wtre unable to find him, al
though they ure confident that he had
not been abli. to make his get-away
from Capa Girardeau.
The man who is being held after
having given himself up is Morris
Huttman, well known to merchants
and the. police in Haarig.
"I understand you've been lookin'
for me," Huttman remarked as he
walked into Chief Hutson's office in
the evening. "I want to give myself
up and find out what you want me
for."
The chief explained to him that he
would be held as a suspect in connec
toin with tee robbery of Mueller's
Meat Market, the Deever Bros. Feed
Store and F. F. Braun Bros. Grocery
between 2 and 5 a. m. yesterday.
When the police began their inves
tigation of the robbery yesterday, it
was learned that Huttman, in com
pany with a negro whose name and
description has been furnished to
them, were seen on Good Hope street
about 2 o'clock in the morning. They
were seen about 5 o'clock in the vicin
ity of the stores by another man who
reported to tne police.
"Yes, I knew I was over near the
stores in the morning," Huttman told
the chief, "but I didn't have anything
to do with the robbery."
He hestitated as he told the story
of his night's actions to the police and
on one or two occasions, the chief de
clared he made disconcerting slips.
"I was asleep part of the night in a
shed in the rear of a bakery nearby,"
Huttman said. "I slept there till about
5 o'clock when I got up and caught a
train to Commerce. I went down to
Commerce an i came black later in the
morning.
"I didn't have anything to do with
the r.egro that I was said to have been
with."
The burglars who forced an en
trance into the three stores first tore
the screen from the transom window
over the front door of th? Mueller
branch meat market. The window was
opened inwardly and the men made
their way around back of the counter
to the cash register.
All three drawers of the cash regis
ter had been opened and cash amount
ing to 31.15 was taken. In another
compartment covered with a sack, lay
$32 which had been untouched by the
burglars.
The men departed through a small
door leading from the rear part of the
meat market into the Deever Bros.
Feed stor. Three cents in money and
7 cents in stamps was all the loot that
was obtained there.
The cash drawer in the feed store
had been for ed open. One of the men
picked up a 24-pound sack of flour on
the way out a door in the rear part of
the building and spilled its contents on
the outside of the building.
It is believed the men thereupon
ran down the alley till they reached
the rear part of the F. F. Braun Bros,
grocery. There they climbed over a
lattice fence about 8 feet high and aft
er fovcing a window at the side of the
grocery store, bent a .half inch iron
bar in order to allow room for a man's
body to pass between two of the bars
and gain an entrance to the store.
Mr. Braun's office is Inside the win
dow and when he arrived at the store
yesterday morning, he found muddy
footprints over his desk, leading to the
cash register. About $20 in cash was
taken out of the cash drawer and the
footprints appeared to show the bur
glar's escape through the window
again.
A safe wh?ch was standing nearby
in the office was untouched and none
of the stock in the store had been mo
lested. The series of burglaries first was '
discovered by Louis Bierschwal, who
opened up at the meat market at 5 .
Kimmers Crack
Trotter Beaten
By An Unknown
Joe Fuel Paces Away From
Famous Edward S in Mile
Heat at Fairgrounds Kim
mel Flabbergasted.
Deputy Sheriff Seagraves and
Frank Kimmel yesterday settled a dis
pute of long standing. No, neither
was injured. It was just a friendly
argument.
Mr. Kimmel and Mr. Seagraves are
race horse men. Edward S is to
Frank Kimmel what a bankroll would
be, and when one mentions the name
of Mr. Seagraves, it is, of course, un
derstood that Joe Fuel, his horse, is
included.
Mr. Kimmel has for the past two
years boasted that Edward S was the
speediest thi.ig that moved on four
legs. Mr. Seugraves, who has always
looked upon Kimmel as a jokesmith,
considered Edward S as being noth
ing more than a nag.
Yesterday morning, while discuss
ing the speed of their two animals,
Mr. Seagraves suggested that they
drive out to ihe Fairgrounds and have
a shrwdown. "I got you," answered
Mr. Kimmel, as he started for the
barn.
The two men reached the racing
course at about the same time, and to
make the contest interesting, they
madf up a purse of $25.
It was agreed that the horses race
for one mile. Seagraves drove Joe
Fue?, but one cf Mr. Kimmel's coterie
of servants was in charge of Edward
S. Ihe two tpeed merchants jogged
around the track a few times to warm
up. Then the starter gave the signal
to "go "
For the fiist quarter they were nose
and nose, but as the distance length
ened. Mr. Seagrave's pacer began to
take on speed and when the first half
was finished, tne trotting champion of
Mr. Kimmel appeared to be hitched to
a post.
At the end of the mile Mr. Sea
graves, far in the lead and going so
rapidly that he could not bring his
horse to a stop until he reached the
stakeholder.
"Well, what you know about that ol
peckcrwood of Bill Seagraves, any
way?" askel Mr. Kimmel of the
starter.
"Some hor-e. Frank," he replied.
MAX FRISCO TRAIN KILLED
IDENTIFIED AS AN ARANSAN
Frank Leonard Asleep When He Was
Beheaoed, Railroad Men
Believe.
The body of the man which was
found lying beside the Frisco tracks in
the yards at Caruthersville yesterday
morning with the head completely cut
off at the neck, was identified as that
of Frank Leonard, of Leachville, Ark.,
according to advices received by wire
from Caruthersville by the local Frisco
agent.
The body was found while it still
was warm by Conductor Will Bruscher
and Brako.nan James Shy of No. 802
as they were pulling out of Caruthers
ville returning to Cape Girardeau.
It is believed that the man was kill
ed by train No. 821 which had passed
by shortly before. The head was in
side the rails and the trunk lay several
feet down the tracks and on the out
side cf the rails.
The body was held at Caruthersville
and turned over to county authorities
for an inquest. The man was cloathed
in working garments and it is believed
that probably he fell asleep on the
track.
AVTOISTS FIND ROADS TO
ST. LOl IS MARRED BY RAIN
One Party from Arkansas and
other from Iowa Here.
An-
Two parties of automobilists who
stopped at hotel Idanha yesterday be foum, Hc ,eft a ,arRe iniurance
afternoon reported that recent ra,nsaml property aml money amounting to
nai inane mr roau oeiween oi. iour
and the Cape rather heavy for fast
over-land traveling.
The first party that arrived was
composed of J. G. Cox, S. T. Smith of
Little Rock, Ark., H. Meyers and John
Vann of Jonesboro, Ark. It took them
two days to make the trip by automo
bile from St. Louis to the Cape.
J. V. Mich&iek, of Victor, la., said
on his arrival at the Cape yesterday
evening after a day's journey by mo
tor car from St, Louis that roads were
still heavy from rains.
o'clock. When clerks at the grocery
store reported for work they discover
ed the. loss.
The police were notified at once and
all trains leaving Cape Girardeau
were watched as well as various other
kinds of public conveyances for traces
of the men who were suspected.
C. C. BORCHERS
PLANNED DEATH
SEVERAL YEARS
Morning Before He Killed
Self, He Expressed Hope
He'd be Slain.
COURTED BOLT FROM
CLOUDS IN STORM
Note Found Beside His Body
Asks That He be Cremated
Kin Finds Him.
By ending his life early yesterday
morning, Charles C. Borchers, one of
the best known men in this city, kept
the promise he had made to scores of
his acquaintances. His deed the result
of an incurable illness from which he
had suffered for more than ten years.
Wednesday morning, while walking
down Broadway with Joel T. Nunn Sr.,
he expressed a longing to end his life.
"I wish some one would creep up be
hind me and blow my brains out," he
said to Mr. Nunn as they walked along
together.
But during the early evening, he
seemed in unusually good spirits. He
was accustomed to taking long walks
shortly after dusk, and Wednesday
night Mr. Borchers and Hugo Lang
took a stroll together. After they had
been walking almos' an hour, Bor
chers said he wanted to retire early
and left Mr. Lang and started home.
Instead of going home he went to
the Krueg?r Hardware store on Broad
way and asked where Everett House,
the contractor, lived. Martin Krueger
asked why ho wished to know, and
Borchers stated that he wanted to pay
the contractor for hauling some gravel
for him.
"Well, don't worry, Charley, about ;
that," said ?.f r. Krueger," when he
wan is the money, he will send you the
bill."
"But I am going to pay him to
night," said Borchers, and he left the
stor?.
After learning that Mr. Borchers
had ended his life, Martin Krueger
telephoned to Mr. House and found
that the dead man had paid the bill
before taking his life.
Borchers, who was a close friend of
Mayor Kage, aften discussed his ill
ness with the Mayor, and frequently
threatened ti end his life. Mayor
Kag3 tried to console him, but Bor
chers expressed the belief that his ill
ness was hopeless.
He told hlr- friends that he would
have committrd suicide years ago, but
he didn't want to bring sorrow to his
aged mother and her family. To his
intimate friends he talked freely of
his desire to die, and only recently he
told a friend that he always sat in an
open window during an electrical
storm in the hope that he might be
kille:!.
Borchers body was found by Will
Bergmann on a cot in the rear of the
Bergmann-Bnrtles store on Broadway.
Mr. Bergman went into the vard to cet
his automobile and noticed Borchers.
He thought he was asleep, but upon
investigation he discovered blood and
then realized that he was dead.
An examination revealed a bullet
hole in his forehead and another in the
left breast. He was found shortly aft
er 6 o'clock, several hours after he had
fired the fatal bullets.
Beside his body on the cot was
found a note, apparently written a
short time' before h killed himself.
It request?d that the Elks be given
charge of his funeral, and that his
body be prepared for shipment to St.
Louis by the Walther Undertaking es
tablishment. He asked that the body
be cremated. And these last requests
will te carried out.
Two notes found in his pocketbook
were yellow with age, indicating that
he was on the verge of committing
suicide some months ago. One of these
advised his mother and sister where
1 hie inciiMnrp nnnprs anrl hie will rrmlil
! a small fortune.
Mr. Borchers was especially fond of
N. C. Weiler, the Main strait jeweler,
and spent much of his time at the jew
elry store. He was a great reader and
a man of intellectual attainments.
As a druggist he was not surpassed
in this part of the State. For many
years he was the purchasing agent for
all the drugs used by the Missouri Pa
cific railway. With Dr. G. B. Schulz
he opened the drug store now owned
by Bernard Gockel on Broadway.
Mr. Borcheis was born in Cape Gir
ardeau in February 1862. His father,
Henry Borchers, was a well-known
physician in this city at that time. He
died in 1871, but his widow, who is
about 80 years old, is still living in this
city.
Mr. Borcherr was a pupil in the first
German school in Cape Girardeau. He
also was graduated from the Normal
MARCUS PRINCE,
SHOT SPARKING,
DIES OF WOUND
Negro Character Succumbs
After Week to Injury Sweet
heart Inflicted.
MADE FRANK CARROLL
LEAP OUT WINDOW
Black Threatened Black Rival
and Fatally Wounded, Whip
ped Him.
Marcus Pr-nce, the negro who was
shot by Ida Abbott last Monday night
while he was trying to force his at
tentions upon her, died at his home
yesterday afternoon. The slayer is a
prisoner in the City Jail, where she
was taken by Patrolman Groce after
admitting the shooting.
Prince, .vho was a well-known neero
character, had been courting the Ab
bott woman tor several months, but
when she net Frank Carroll, the for
mer fruit peddler, a few weeks ago,
Prime was ordered not to call upon
her egain.
Prince, the Abbott woman told the
police, threatened to shoot Carroll if
he did not remain away from the home
of the Abbott woman. Carroll, who is
looked upon as a "charmer" among the
colored ladies, continued to call upon
the woman, and one week ago. Prince
learned that Carroll and Ida Abbott
were going to be married.
"Frank Carroll must die within an
other week," announced Prince. "He
has robbed me of my sweetheart."
Wi-en Carroll heard that he was
doomed to du , he notified his sweet
heart that ihe engagement was broken.
She begged him to carry out his prom
ise to her, but Carroll insisted that he
would rather be a live bachelor than
a dead bridegroom.
Finally Mrs. Abbott induced this
modem L'chinvar to call on her and
talk the matte- over. They were in the
midst of a reconciliation when a gruff
voice at the side window cried out:
"Frank Carro'I must die tonight."
"Pardon me. Miss Ida," chirped Car
roll. "My bedt'me has come. You know
I am compelled to get up early and
cook l-reakfas.. for a big houseful."
"Scu.se me, Miss Ida, I mus be get
tin back to niuh baid," chirped Car
roll. "Yo knows Frank cooks fo. a
big house uv important folks. Yas 'em.
Miss Ida, dis heah black boy mus' be
going' now."
By that time Prince had reached the
steps and was in the act of entering
the house. Ida Abbott drew her re
volver and ordered him to reverse, but
he kept on.
Just as he attempted to carve Frank
Carroll with a raior, the woman be
gan firing. Four bullets went wild,
but the fifth entered Prince's stomach.
Though fatally wounded he bowled
Carroll over, but just as he attempted
to begin assaulting his rival. Mrs. Ab
bott struck him with a small table.
! Then shp thivw a skillet at h"r formor
sweetheart.
Before he cculd reach Carrol for the
second time, the frightened swain leap
ed out of a window, taking sash with
him. Prince ran out of the door to
pursue him, but Carroli had made hi
escape. Prime went to George Bol
linger's care before he realized that he
man ceen injures.
A physician was summoned, and aft
er an examinrtion, ordered the negro
to bed. The bullet had perforated the
intestines, but for a few days it was
believed he would recover. Prince be
gan sinking jesterday morning and
the greater part of the day he was
unconscious. He died shorlty after 4
o'clock.
PRESIDENT TO WORK ALL DAY
Receives Pouch Full of Documents
From State Department.
Cornish, N. H., Aug. 2 President
Wilson slept late today, but started
shortly after 10 o'clock to devote thp
whole day to a pouch full of docu
ments received from the State Depart
ment. The President continued today to re
ceive protests from Chicago against
the conduct of the Federal investiga
tion into the Eastland disaster.
school and later went to St. Louis,
where he received a diploma from a
school of pharmacy.
For the past several years he had
retired from active life in an effort to
regarii his lost health. His ailment,
which was a kidney affection, aggra
vated by stomach trouble, kept him in
a highly nervous state almost con
stantly. While defir.ite funeral arrangements
hava not been made, his body will be
taken to St. Louis and cremated Sunday.

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