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NO LINE ON THE MONEY DISCLOSURE PROCEEDINGS IN VOLVING THE BI'ZEK INSVR_ ANCE REVEAL, NOTHING THEFT THEORY STILL STRONG In the Mind of the People, Although Anton Novak Has Been Acquitted of That Charge Isabella. A. Col litirn, Who Hum a 'lorlKiiKi' on' the Huzcit Homestead, Most Deeply intereHted Now. Albert Buzek, from whose wife's death bed a bag containing $1,000 in gold my steriously disappeared, was In court be fore Judge Lewis yesterday, and with the aid of a Bohemian interpreter told what he knew of the present whereabouts of the money, which was nothing. The examination was at the instance of Isa bella A. Colburn, who held a mortgage on the Buzek homestead that was burn ed and who claims a lien on the lost meney which was received for insurance. The plaintiff was represented by Attor ney Chittenden and defense was conducted by F. L. McGhee. Anton Novak, the man who was acquit ted on a charge of having stolen the money in question, acted as advisor to Mr. Chittenden and Mrs. Mary "Wage"her, daughter of the defendant, officiated in' a similar capacity for Mr. McGhee. Buzek, after a great deal of difficulty; on account of the necessity of 'transit ing his~ans?wers, and after much sparring by the attorneys, finally said that the last time he had seen the money was the day before the death of his wife. He was still of the opinion that it had been stolen. At the conclusion of the testimony the case was continued until today to allow Attorney Chittenden to compare Buzek's Young children, to avoid marasmus, scrofula, or rickets, and develop healthy tissues, bones and teeth, need fats and hypophosphites. Dr. W. Gilman Thompson, Prof. Materia Medica and Therapeutics, in the Uni versity of New York, asserts that Cod-liver Oil is the best fat for the purpose. Scott's Emulsion is cod liver oil partly digested and combined with hypophos phites, it gives children material for rich blood, iolid flesh, bones and teeth. joe. and f i.oo, all druggist*. SCOTT & BOWNE, CLuiuU, New Y«A. testimony of yesterday with his testi mony at the trial of Novak and in the municipal court. He declared there ex ist rd discrepancies that he wanted straightened out. The defendant charges that there is a conspiracy to defraud her of the money and alleges that the arrest of Novak was a cooked-up scheme to divert sus picion. NOW SEEKS A DIVORCE. Mm. Franz I i-.-liei Telln a Long; Story of 111-Treatment. A story of domestic infelicity is related in the complaint filed yesterday in dis trict court by Mrs. Louisa Fischer in an action to secure a divorce from her hus band, Franz Fischer, a music teacher living at 725 Martin street. Mrs. Fischers complaint includes all sorts of allega tions from being personally abused to be ing forced to see another woman attired in her best dresses and a strange baby hi her children's garments. The suit 13 an echo of proceedings begun in the p o bate court to establish Mrs. Fischer's in sanity and which resulted In a summary dismissal. According to the complaint the Fischers were married in St. Paul on Nov. 11, 1885. and have lived in this city ever since, with the exception of a short period spent in Minneapolis. The plaintiff is thirty five years old and her husband seven years older. At the time of the marriage she was a widow and had an eighteen months' old daughter, Emma, who seems to have been the innocent cause of a large share of the domestic troubles. There are two children living from the marriage. It was on Tenth street, according to Mrs. Fischer, ' that her husband began to indulge in a-ngry scolding, and on Rice street that Mrs. Fischer was compelled to take little; Erama and go home to her mother. When she tth'aliy came back on promises of. reformation and they set up their household goods on Rice street, ac cording to the plaintiff,, the programme of her. misfortune's was varied by her be ing pushed violently against a door with the result of rendering her sick and sore .and Jjreaking' the' floor;, knob. At Rondo street she again took her child and went home, but returned "to her husband when they moved to Minneapolis. Here she alleges, she was compelled to rent one of the rooms in her home to a bad wom an at the instance of her husband, who, to keep up the excitement, on one occa sion whipped little Emma until a neigh bor was compelled to interfere. And thus the complaint runs up to Feb. 16, when their affairs were aired in the probate court. Orders for Violet Kittson. Probate Judge Bazille yesterday Issued two orders in the matter of the guar dianship of Alfred S. Klttson, incompe tent. Tile monthly allowance of $166 66 from the estate Is revoked, and hereafter Kittson will have to live on the Income Of the $68,0000 held in trust for him until his thirtieth birthday under the will of Norman Kittson. Violet K. Kittson, the guardian, is em powered to receive from the trust com pany the balance of $24,600.38 due from the first half of the trust, but she is bound to neither withdraw nor pay out any of the money without a specific or der of the court. BRIEFS OF THE COURTS. •Mi 2* th * r °o« at « c< i urt y« BtCT <say Annie Mladon, of 821 Morton street, and Mary Haberkorn. of 25 Sherburne avenue, were adjudged Insane. Both were committed to the state asylum at Rochester. The appraisers appointed by the court yesterday filed -their report in the pro ceedings begun by the Minnesota Trans fer Railway company to condemn land for the extension of its stock yards and terminal facilities at New Brighton The hearing on the final account of the guardianship of Frank D. Cooler, who THE ST. PAUL GLOBE, WEDNESDAY, MABCH 29, 1899. is trying to secure his release from th« asylum at Rochester, Tvas set for hear ing in the probate court yesterday, but was continued until April 11. Maj."Espy, the guardian, filed the account with his resignation, and the continuance was granted at the request of Herchmer Johnson, Cooley's attorney, who wanted further time to go over the account. James E. Morehouse, a clerk in a wholesale saddlery house, yesterday fil ed a petition in voluntary bankruptcy in the federal court. The liabilities are given as J7.430.10 and the assets $354, of which $4.85 is in cash. FAILED TO REPORT DIPHTHERIA. Dr. Bole, of St. Panl, Gets Into Trou ble at Rose Toivn. Through inadvertance and failure to comply with a technical requirement. Dr. R. S. Bole, of St. Paul, has run amuck with the supervisors of Rose township. Recently he has been treating a family named Lulus for diphtheria, and, as usual, he made a report to the city board of health, but failed to notify the board of supervisors, as required by law. The matter was called to the attention of the state board of health, and the lat ter called the attention of Dr. Bole to the law In the premises. Some spicy correspondence followed, and, as the doctor insisted that he was right, a conflict ensued, the result being that he was cited to appear before Justice Gould on the charge of violating the health laws. He was held to the grand jury, giving bond in the sum of $300. Mrs. Knapp Seeking Divorce. Emeline Knapp yesterday commenced an action in the district court for a dl yorce from her husband, Emerson F Knapp, on the ground of desertion. Ac cording to the complaint the Knapps were married at Kansas City, Mo., in «Sr il- I BB7 ' a ? d lived to ðer untU June, 1596, when the plaintiff alleges that her husband packed up his clothes and left for parts unknown. She further claims that while at home he Indulged In pistol practice in the house and frequently abused her and threatened her life. Mrs. Knapp says she is thirty-three years old and her husband is five years older. Caah but No Will. The special administrator of the estate of Robert Bryant, deceased, yesterday reported to Judge Basille that the safety deposit vault in the German-American bank had been opened and was found to contain $1,000 in cash, but no will. An order was issued by the court per mitting the special administrator to car ry on the daily business belonging to the estate. Grand Jury Wwk. The grand jury yesterday spent the forenoon in considering tax matters,^ and m the afternoon examined witnesses In the cases of George Sametz, George Far. r el \. and char les Thompson, all charged with larceny. The ante-chamber was crowded with witnesses In the jail cases Former County Auditor James H Burns was closeted with the Jury for several hours, and Robert Seng and "W. K. Johnson, who had been subpoenaed, were in attendance, but were not called. Supreme Court Callendar. The books for the supreme court cases will close today. So far there are only 186 cases, as against 181 oases a year ago. The court will open a week from to day. George 9t*pnea«on, Th« Inventor of the leoomotiT*. was born In England In 1781. In 1829 he was awarded a pri*e of £BM for his first locomotive, the "Rocket," The Improvements upon Steph»nson's Rocket' have been most wonderful dur ing the past twenty-five years, until to day we have the ponderous engines which pull the Milwaukee's Pioneer Lim ited every day In the year between the Twin Cities and Chicago and Milwaukee -the only perfect train In the world. Bteph6nson died *t sixty-seven, in 1848. FREAKS OF HYSTERIA MEW WHO FIND PLEASURE IN HI I VIM; DRESSES OF WOMEN SILK SLASHED WITH KNIVES Fiend* Tread on Skirt* In Order to Hear Them' 'kip— — TUe Braid Snip per Another Degenerate Not at All I iicoinmon A Massachusetts Bachelor of Prominence Who Should Be Locked Up. Krebs, the" slasher of women's dresses, is one of a type of degenerates of which a group of physicians m Paris have made a curious and interesting study. Instances of this and other forms of hysteria in the male human being are sought eagerly and the circumstances inquired Into minutely. As a result, after five years of record-making-, Dr. Louis Latour and his associates have made a remarkable collection. Krebs belongs to a class fre quently met with. To him, as to all others afflicted with similar mental per version, the cutting of a silk dress with a penknife gives as much pleasure as the listening to a symphony by a devotee of music, but it must be silk, and nrust be worn by a woman on a cloudy day. The pleasure is lessened if the day is bright and clear, and the slasher, except In rare instances, finds no satisfaction in cutting any other sort of dress goods. In 1894 a man was captured in Vienna who confessed that in one year he had ruined no less than sixty-one dresses with a peculiarly shaped knife which had been made for the purpose, it had a handle which fitted into the hollow of his hand, and an elastic cord concealed inside his coat enabled him to snap the knife out of sight in an instant after he had used it. He was a member of a respectable family and had a comfort able income, but ho said the temptation to cut every silk dress he saw waS Irre sistible. The sight of one caused him to break Into/.ia profuse perspiration and a tremuiousness that- he could not con trol. The same physical symptoms were observed in a young" Parisian of good family, wh» for- years, pursued ..: the strange pleasure of ruining silk dresses. He used an^aprdlnary penknife and? in variably seleoted^ black silk. Like the Viennese slasher, he perspired profusely whenever he- •*&*-. a woman wearing a dress of that description, and it was that which ultimately led to his detection. DEGENERATES IN AMERICA. Allied to the slashers are what "the French doctors call "treaders." These are men who find delight In treading on the trailing skirt of a woman's dress and causing it to rip or tear. They become wonderfully expert and oan pretend so easily that their action was an accident that tow of them have been arrested. It will doubtless Interest many American women to knVw 1 that the proportion o( accident* In stepping upon the hem' of their garments is about seven in ten. Dr. Latour figures out that In three cased out of ten th« dress tearing Is by design and that of all American cities New York and Boston present the largest popula tion of this class. They are not known as the slashers are— lndeed, it is doubtful if the majority of people are aware of their existence at all. The American corre spondent* ot the Franca scUntists&ssert that they are all over the country and in great numbers in the large cities. Detec tion is difficult because the defense of ac cident is always difficult to prove. There is in a Massachusetts sanitarium a man who two years ago in Boston en joyed a fair degree of prominence in mer cantile circles. He is a bachelor and gave frequent entertainments to friends in his handsomely appointed, apartments. He was a man about town, a Son vlvant, and enjoyed the friendship and esteem of many of the leaders in art and literature in Boston's exclusive set. He had one peculiarity known to his intimate friends, and that was a violent antipathy to red apples. They made him ill, and he was known to avoid certain streets where he knew there were stalls on which red ap ples were displayed. It was often remarked that, while a charming companion, he was one of the clumsiest and most awkward man in the city of Boston. He was forever falling over women's skirts and his confusion and apologies were painful, because they were so frequent. He never went to any public place that he did not tear a dress at the waist or rip the lower part of the skirt oft with his feet. This happened so often that he became known as "Old Clumsy Foot." LOVED TO HEAR THE RIP. In the early part of 1896 this man called on a well-known alienist and asked if it were possible to cure a man of a mania for tearing women's clothes. It was his own complaint, he said, 1 and had grown upon him so that he became alarmed and determined to seek medical advice. His story was a remarkable one and opened up an entirely new field of investigation into perverted mental conditions. He had no other whim or vagary, he said, except a strong dislike for red apples and a constant desire to tread on every long skirt he saw. What was supposed to be clumsiness on his part was design. The pleasure he experienced was when he heard the good r-r-i-p. He would work a whole afternoon exercising ail his in genuity to find a dress that promised to tear instead of becoming displaced. In a year he had trodden dtliberately upon between 1,000 and 1,200 skirts. When the Frenchman came to examine Into this new phase they found "tread era" in all the big cities where they had correspondents. There are hundreds of them in Paris and in Berlin and London and in the large cities of the United States. The "snipper" has existed for nobody knows how many hundred years. In the reign of Queen Elizabeth there is a recqrd of a young man who was flogged public ly and put in the stocks for half a day as punishment for snipping off the long hair of a young woman In the streets of Coventry. The most celebrated "snipper" ever known was probably Geoffrey Rams gate, who lived in London about 1808 or 1810. He confessed to having deprived ISO young girls of their braided hair, not for the purpose of selling It, as was general ly supposed, but te gratify a desire h« could not explain. Hair-snipping has usually been practiced for commercial purposes, as a braid above eighteen Inch es long will bring a tidy little turn from dealers in human hair and no question* asked. But there Is not the slightest doubt that a vast amount of It is due to an Impulse similar to that which drives men to slit silk dresses into ribbons. HUNTING FOR BRAID SNIPPERS. Most of the "snippers" caught in the neighborhood of New York have been old men. A patriarchal-looking scamp was caught in Williamsburg a few years ago, after he. had snipped the braids of half a dozen little school girls. He didn't know why he did it, because he threw the hair away as soon as he got It. The authori ties in Philadelphia had a year's hunt after a "snipper" about twelve, years ago. He was a sly fellow and eluded capture so long that he threw one section of the pity into a state of great terror. When i taken at last his excuse was that of all fSSPSTOP i^SilllJtl |Th 6 Kind You Have \^m^^ '^^^s^^^^^Ss ß AliAlQiio Pnnrvht liiMi | ii'Uu:)iboniiiLi:i;:PL'if}iTTp^[^ruJl"^'U[i|iniTpr!l^ I lMiTriiii!jlj, im w\m lfW W v MB II II C* 111 I Aye^etafalePfepardtioiforAs- [J| a <j* (Tni*i 1 1 no tnPv^An QWfi Wort ft tJo i ' • 2romotesls^sfl6ft,Cheetf\il- j & M •£\m ness and &st(Jontafns neither 9 p w If Jm Opium;>lorptiiiieflof^iiiEral. H 01 Mti^WT Not Narcotic. |9 AW if' /Wrf^. J-/- , ■ llf 1 ssa^. f I(V iIV i p6 WemStrd- I H 11 Wl AperfectßemcdyforC^nsUpa- Hf M A/ 1 IV I II U tion , Sour S tomach.Diarrhoea, I] I \kj Worms .Convulsions, Feveris- ■! |F^ V#%ii II «% ness and Loss OF 6LEER 9 I Oil lluVu Tac Simile Sif nature of ! » i lAlwavQ Rnncrht toWlßimlnjiOT||n|ji | EXACT COPT OF WRABHCB. ■ ||lIU lif I IW _^*^^ ""^ tm« e«WT»uw ooiiwiir. wtw yernt city. others of his class. He did It Just for fun, and said It gave him the same pleasure that he experienced when he listened to the deep bass notes of an organ. One curious result followed his arrest. Ever so many young girls cut off their own hair, and pretended that they had been despoiled by a mysterious man in a tall black hat. This hysterical and morbid sympathy spread from one city to another, and girls despoiled themselves In such num bers that It looked as though a brigade of snippers was abroad. So far as known there has never been a woman hair snip per, except, of course, in the case of re venge, hatred or jealousy. The Parisian Investigators say that the men who out women's hair are generally pale and have a weak muscular development. They are usually rational on all other subjects. , . , MAT SAVE HIS LIFE. LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 28.— Dr. W. Godfrey Hunter, United States minister to Guatemala, now In this city, is taking steps to save the life of Churchill Guth rey, an American under sentence of death in Honduras for filibustering. Guthrey was formerly a lawyer at Marshall, Mo. Secretary of State Hay has ordered the gunboat Maohias to investigate, and tha American conaul will secure a stay of sentence. The Southern Railvra.v Exhibit At 354 Jackson street, St. Paul, is free, and all are, invited to call. "I find them the best preparation for colds, Coogfhfl and asthma."— Mas. 8. A. Watson, Temperance Lecturer. . brown ; s ar OP BOSTON gold to boxes only— Avoid Imitations.