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THE BARRE DAILY TIMES, BARRE, VT., MONDAY, JULY 21, 1913.
1 A Practical Wife Hunter By ESTHER VANDEVEER Old man Burton was a saver, If not a miser. He was a widower with one nop, Johnny, who wan kept so close so far as speudlug money was. con cerned tbnt he bad no Idea bis father was rich. How should he have when the property was all in gilt edge bonds hidden away iu a box in the vaults of a savings and Investment company? The boy wns seut to school till he was sixteen years old. then put to work. One day when Johnny was twenty- KILLED WIFE, SHOT HIMSELF Threat to ' Leave Husband Was Cause of Revere Tragedy THREE CHILDREN i NEAR BODIES two years old his father died and the when They Are Discovered tfvuue by the Neighbors at Revere, Mass. self in possession of securities worth half a million of dollars. From hav ing nothing to spend except what he needed for necessities out of $1,000 a year he bad now $25,000. Though John wag a very plain young man, with not much education, and ut terly unreared to the ways of a gen tleman, he had good common sense. : He realized early that no matter how . rich a man is he can spend but a mod ' erate sum without injury to himself: that to enjoy recreation one must first : work, and that, as the old song says. ! "there's no place like home." Act- 1 lng on these principles, he set him self to the task of getting a wife who j had the same quality of sense as him- j self. One who hod been brought up in ! affluence would be ashamed of him; , one who had been brought up In pov erty would not likely find herself mar ried to a man with a large Income 'without losing her head. How was he to proceed? He had few. it anr. acnnnlntanrett with vminor women. By setting up an establish- HIRES SLAYER, THEN ment be could easily make acquaint ances, but he was modest enough to think tbey would only care for what they could get out of him. Those who were refined would look down on hiui while spending bis money, and those who were not refined would not know how to spend It. John had never heard of the great caliph. Haroun-al-Haschld. who went about disguised, looking into the af fal.-s of his subjects. In order to right Revere, Mass., July 21. Fred Salis bury, 40 years old, shot and killed his wife in their home here yesterday, then turning his revolver on himself and in flicting a serious wound near the heart. Neighbors who heard the shots entered the house to find three small children standing at the foot of the bed on which were the two bodies.' The police believe the act was caused by the threat of Mrs. Salisbury to leave her husband yesterday and take the old est child with her. The woman was a telephone operator in a Boston hotel and the husband was employed at Revere beach. Brace Your Tired Nerves HEADS LYNCHERS Alabama Man Who Paid a Negro to Do Deed Convicted of Murdering His Wife. Andalusia, Ala., July 21. Sam Spieer, jr., was found guilty Saturday of mur dering his wife, and his punishment was nxed at lite imprisonment. npieer, wno is an years old. was wrongs, but be adopted similar means, j charged with having hired Joe' Green, He annlled to a typewriter manufac- ms negro chauffeur, to kill Mrs. Snieer. turing company for a position as sales- lana " testineci that hpieer, a few man. Purchasing a horse and wagon "ours later, iea me moD which lynched suitable to bis purpose, he went about from house to house, supposedly look ing for customers, but really looking NEGRO HELD AS SUSPECT. fnr a wffv nis clientele were largely women, and Dlml " una u7ft Doorway most of these were young, uis metn- i nuviaence. od of making acquaintances proved Providence, R. I., July 21. William available. True, out of the many he Tyler, a negro, is held by the police here visited ne maao tne acquaintance oi in connection wm me ueatn ot Mrs. Sanfords Ginger Nothing better. It tones up the nerves, stomach and bowels and re lieves nervousness, fa tigue, sleeplessness and indigestion. A delirious combination of ftinirer, sromiitics and French brandy for the relief of cramp, paint, colds, chills, weakness, nervousness and insomnia. Look for the Owl Trade Mark on the wrapper, lest you t a cheap, worthless or dangerous substitute, r'orty years the standard of purity, flavor and suragth. Sold by all druggiata and grocers; BLIND FOR 50 YEARS, SHE REGAINS SIGHT but few. One great advantage he bad none of the girls he visited was on her guard, and he was surprised to see how many were selfish, heartless and unamiable. Many were the snubs be received, now and again girl got Agnes Bluit, white, in the Rhode Island hospital. Mrs. Hluit, whose husband lives at Springfield, Mass., was found unconscious in a doorway Saturday nurht. The police assert the negro had been wun me woman earlier in the evening. up for fascinating purposes slamming There will be an autopsy to-day to de- ine aoor in nis race wiiu a narsu i lenuine me cause oi aeain. "Don't want any typewriters." John could not help thinking how different ENDS LIFE WITH BULLET, would be his reception li sne Knew tnat be was looking for a wire to help mm cucinotte Fires as He Talks to His spend $25,000 a year. Sweetheart. 4"i sm Atamlw Vl n. ita 1Ia4 A fls tl fM1 I trw h w. r.,rt r ,h rloor hr . B8.ton. 7 21.-Beeause his BWPet- , , ,, . ,ij I heart a parents frowned on his at ten a nice looung youug wwuiitu, u tiong to h peter Cuvinotte. aced 19 to him kindly: shot himself in Haymarket square while "I would be glad to buy a typewriter talking to the girl, Molly Sawtelle, late or you tor two reasons, in tne nrsi yesterday, rjlace. I could make money If I owned J be yonug woman fainted and fell one, and, in the second, I always sym- across her lovers form as it lay on the nnthtu. with those, who are compelled pavement. m.v. fhoir nn h e..Tslnir. I Cucinotte was carried to a relief hos- know how hard it would be for me to do that kind of work, and I can under stand how hard It must be for you.' "That's the first bit of sympathy I've got since I began this work. Would you mind lotting me coma in and rest a few minutes? I've not made a sale for so long that I'm a bit discouraged.' "Certainly. Come in." She took Johnny Into a living room and, disappearing, returned with some bread and butter and cold meat on a plate. "You look hungry," she said. "I'm afraid you've not had a good meal today." John offered to sell the girl a type- writer on easy terms, telling her at ipital across the square, where he died ten minutes later. FALL FROM HAY KILLS. Doten's Neck Broken and His Death Is Instantaneous. Lewiston, Me., July 21. While unload ing hay with a horse fork at South Lew iston yesterday, Z. R. Doten. 53 year old, fell from the rack and broke his neck. He was a prominent farmer and had served in the common council. He leaves a wife and two children. Woman Had Never Seen Her Eight Chil drenStricken When Sixteen. Chicago, Julv 21. One of the humblest homes in Hillsdale, Mich., was made the happiest in the whole country Sat urday, when Mrs. Mary J. Walsh, who had been blind for fifty year, recovered her sight. hen she was a girl of six teen years, her eyes failed until she became entirely blind. In that condi tion she married and is the mother of eight children, whom she never saw until Saturday. To make her burden doubly hard, her husband became ill, and site was forced to take in washings to support the fam ily. She struggled on until her children were able to earn some money for themselves. Then things became a bit easier for her, but her sightless eyes still ached for a sight of the children. Several operations were tried and proved unsuccessful. The sons, now grown up, brought the mother to Chi cago, where she was taken to a hospital for treatment. Surgeons examined her afid found she wss suffering from a double cataract. She was discharged from the hos pital Saturday, and two sons and a daughter greeted her. She was taken home to Hillsdale., where the entire family welcomed her. AFFAIRS AT WASHINGTON Senate Makes Beginning on Tariff Debate, Cummins Speaking MEMBERS NOT ' WROUGHT UP Bryan Bitter at Criticism of His Chautauqua , Lectures A Mystery of Indi la By GROVER J. GRIFFIN SAYS 1913 CHURCH WOULD BAR DAVID ELECTRIC CAR KILLS GIRL. Maine. Lewiston, Me., July 21. Ailce Cur- eight years old. was struck and inatanrlv killed by a Lewiston-bound Bath electric car here yesterday. the same time that bis employer paid Alice Curren Is Run Over at Lewiston, him his commission down. It was this desire to help him that decided ber. Sbe could get work If she bad the typewriter to do it with, and the terms offered were all notes, no cash. She was sure sbe could meet the notes and make something besides. John collected the money on the notes himself, and they were all paid at maturity. lie lingered frequently when making his collections, and in this way an intimacy grew up between the two. A time came when John told F.00LED THE DETECTIVES. Mrs. Pankhurst Sends Them on Fool's Errand and Escapes. London, July 21. Again Mrs. Emme- line Pankhurst has succeeded in outwit tinir the notice. Tliev thought aha uuu her that he was doing much better crested Saturday night, but it proved to than at his first visit to her and thought that he would like a borne if she would help him build it up. The young lady put bim off till she could find out something about him. He was very methodical In the matter of giv ing her references, taking care to In struct those he referred to to say noth ing about his means. The young woman on receipt of the testimonials tbnt John Burton bore an excellent character consented to help him build a home, continuing ber typewriting. A month before their marriage John confessed to her how he bad looked for a wife on his own plan and told ber to order what she needed for the bridal and have tbe bills sent to bim. Mr. and Mrs. Burton spend about one-tenth of their Income and give most of the balance away. The wife proved an excellent medium for char ity purposes. be-another woman impersonating Mrs t'ankhurst. Apparently it was a well-laid scheme to foil the police. Late Saturday niirht a veiled woman left the Pankhurst flat, walking heavily between two friends, who asisted her to a taxicab. Detec tives who had been guarding the build ing jumped into the taxi and ordered the driver to proceed to Scotland yard. Hefore rarivmg there, the officers lilt ed the woman's veil and found her to be an unknown. There was no charee against ner, and she was released. Mrs. Pankhurst is believed to have es caped from the flat while detectives were busy with the double. Chicago Minister Thinks the World Has Grown Better Since the Psalmist's Day. Chicago, July 21. "David and Solo mon and some other patriarchs were ex cellent men as judged by the standards of their own time, but they would not tie admitted to membership in the church of to-day," said Rev. John Thompson of Chicago . Saturday at the Desplaines campmeeting, illustrating his contention that the world is growing better. "There seems to be more crime and evil than ever," he continued, ''but this is because, through the world-searching enterprise of the newspapers, we hear more about it." The speaker said the rise of golf, base ball and other outdoor sports was a sign of improving moral standards. FAILS TO SAVE. j Washington, July 21. A week-end of spirited tariff fray occupied the honor able Senate Saturday. Chairman Sim mons stood forth in more or lesg routine explanation of the Underwood bill, when for and one-half hours Senator Cum mins of Iowa, not a member of the fi nance committee, but a prolific tariff de bater ever since he entered public life at Washington, appeared in rejoinder. Otherwise Washington had not been par ticularly eventtLU. 1 he Mulhall testi mony ceased for a brief "season and the lobby subcommittee rested. Tee House was not in session and while Democrats of the House banking awl currency com mittee are plodaing along With tlieir task, there was a general quiet at the cnpitol. , X his was also true at the other end of Pennsylvania avenue. President Wilson devoted the morning to golf and the re mainder of the day to other recreations. The number of cabinet members in town is few. Secretary of State Brvan departed the city Saturday evening, for Winona, Ind., having talked somewhat ot his lecture plans and indicated his determination to tell the public how much he gets at each lecture. He is bitter because of criticism attending his Chautauurjua en terprises. Earlier in the dav he appear ed before the foreign relations com mittee of the Senate. There will be an effort this week to give legislative business a little fresh mpetus. friends of the administration are hopeful of more motion in tariff pro ceedings. The currency bitl should he well on toward a report to the House, and it may lie that at an farly date mem bers will be warned to come back to Washington and attend the delibera tions. The Senate did not get tremendously wrought up over the tariff debate, al thought Senator Cummin was emphatic predicting industrial disaster as the result of the new Democratic law now prospect. Before adjournment there was an executive session, at which many postmasters Were confirmed, including six for Massachusetts. One of them was James 0. Cassidy at Sheffield in the Berkshire. W. L. Chambers, commis sioner of mediation and conciliation under the recent Newlands law, was likewise confirmed, as was his assistant, Mr. Hanger. It has been discovered that Assistant Secretary of Labor Post is not qualified to serve under the terms of the act, because he is not a federal official confirmed by the Senate, and President Wilson Saturday sent word that he would nominate someone else in Mr. Post's stead. TARIFF DEBATE UNDER WAY. Sweetest Thing in the World is a baby, yet how many women are denied this blessing because of some physical ailment which may be curable. It has been said that hundreds of chil dren owe thier existence to Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound, which we believe has brought health and hap piness to more women in this fair land f ours than any other remedy. Advt. with the express company's money, CONSCIENCE TROUBLED HIM. , Man Who Stole $4,000 Gives Himself Up. Philadelphia, July 21. Declaring his conscience would not permit him to sleep or eat, Alexander S. Woods of East St. Louis surrendered to the police here yesterday and relinquished more than $4,000 he said he had stolen from the American Express Co. at East St. Louis last Tuesday. The police patrol was about to remove a prisoner to the station house when Wood approached and asked that he be sent along with the other prisoner. He explained that a man whose note he had endorsed failed to make good and this had worried him so much that he left Judge Cooley, Treated by Dr.Friedmanc, Passes Away. Topsfield, Mass., July 2. Alfred W. Coolev, assistant attorney general of the United States from 19Kf to 1909 and former justice of the New Mexico supreme court, died of tuberculosis in his summer home here Saturday night. In April Judge Cooley, accompanied by his family and nur?, made a 3.000-mile trip from Silver City, N. M., to Prov idence. K. I to receive treatment from Dr. Krederich Y. Friedmann. Within two hourg after his arrival he received the first injection of turtle. vaccine. He ramf to lopsheld two months ago. He' was a native of West chester, N. Y., where he was born in 1873. Gen. Woodruff Dead. lUleigh. N". C. July 21. Brigadier General Carlo A. Woodruff, U. S. A., re tired, aged 72, died here yesterday. He was born at Buffalo. BABY TERRIBLY CHAFED HEALED BY COMFORT POWDER Mrs. K. C. Cole of Warner, X. H., says: ''My baby was terribly chafed. I had tried almost everything without success. Less than one box of .Comfort Powder, however, healed his sore, chafed skin. It is a healing wonder and I wish all mothers would use it. There's noth ing equals Comfort Powder for all skin soreness."' The genuine Comfort Powder bears the East St. Louis with his pockets filleii signature of E. S. Sykes on the ton of every box. Take no substitute. Advt. xmiey. Senator Cummins Says Proposed Bill Favors the East. Washington, July 21 Senator Cum mins of Iowa, opening the tariff de hate Saturday for the Progressive Re publicans, declared that the Republican party lost the confluence of the people and "was driven from power largely be cause it insisted upon the maintenance of import duties, many of which were unnecessarily and oppressively high. 'The Democratic party," he asserted, 'will soon be overtaken by like disaster, because it is alntut to. inflict upon the country a tariff law which, with respect to many things, invites tne perils of tree trade and which, with respect to many others, imposes duties that are danger ously and destructively low and which from end to end grievously discriminates against the west in favor of the east that is to say, in favor of the manufac turer against the farmer. "There is a passageway to safety and prosperity," he said. "The Progressive Republicans charted it in Ut09 and they will chart it again in 1913. Some time the American people will make the trip under these pilots, hut in the meantime we must suffer another shipwreck, bear ing its hardships, as I hope we will, with patriotism and fortitude." Senator Cummins criticized the president for his influence exerted upon members of Con gress concerning the tariff bill, an in fluence, he said, "so persistant and de termined that it became coercive." He al'o attacked the Democratic caucus idea. This story was told me by a retired colonel of tbe British army. I do not vouch for it, but there are certain fea tures about it that assure me that it is not altogether improbable. Edgar Oldersbaw, a lieutenant in an Irish regiment, went out to India with bis couitqand. He was a great favor ite with tbe Indian people and min gled with tbetn as much as if not more than with his own countrymen. So great was bis Influence upon them that before be was twenty-five he was giv en command of a native battalion. Oldersbaw fell In love with a Eura sian girl, tbe daughter of an English woman and an Indian nabob. Sbe bad been brought up under Indian influ ences; but. being of two races, it was ensy for her to Incline to either. Nev ertheless she was more Indian than European. One thing was certain that she was a very handsome girl, a fascinating creature combining Eu ropean manners with that peculiar mysticism pervading all India. Oldershaw married tbe girl, but within a few weeks after the marriage began to look pale and tbln. The sur geons of the British army could not make out what was tbe matter with him. He was a man of excellent con stitution, temperate in bis habits, and, so fur as could be detected, each one of bis organs was in a healthy coudi tlon. Nevertheless be seemed to be under the influence of some disease. Some of bis European friends were inclined to believe tbnt his wife was holding him under a spell. But there vraa no evidence of this. Indeed. Mrs. Oldershaw aeemed to be very much attached to ber husband and greatly troubled about his condition. Tbe only reason that bis friends had for consid ering her to be a posnible cause for this condition was tbut ber English mother bad died a few months after the daughter's birth, and her deuth bad never been satisfactorily explain ed. This was no reason at all. It merely Indicated that Europeans had no fni tli In Indians, Oldershaw was a long while ailing. Some one noticed that whenever be was ordered off on some service where his wife could not go with bim he gradually recovered bis health and that when be returned to ber he re lapsed Into bis former condition. This1 was talked alwut among Oldershaw's army associates, or. rather, tbeir wives, j but no oue bad the courage to speak of It to the colonel. A friend suggest ed to the invalid's medical adviser to bring tbe matter before bim, but the surgeon politely declined. Colonel Oldersbaw lived a year after his marriage, then died, baring grad ually succumbed to some influence, weakness or mental trouble. No one could give any definite cause for his death. An autopsy was ordered, aud tests were made for poison, but with out throwing any light as to the cause of his death. This exonerated his wife, if indeed sbe needed exoneration, for every one who knew her intimately declared that she sincerely mourned her husband and was especially anx ious that tbe cause of his strange ill ness should be determined. Two years after this tbe Widow Oldersbaw married an American, one Edmojid Baxter... a . business .man. of Calcutta. No one" expected tbnt sbe would long remain single, for sbe was only twenty-one at the time of Older- shaw's death, and besides being beau tiful she was rich. A month after his nuiniage Baxter went to America on important busi ness. It was said, leaving his wife in Calcutta. He never returned. Of course after awhile tongues began to wag. people wondering If be might not have discovered the secret of his pred ecessor's death. Be this as it may, be remained in America, while bis wife lived In India. No one ever heard of any divorce between the two. but Mrs. Baxter did not take another husband till news came from America, nine years after her second marriage, that her husband had died of an or dinary disease. The widow was still a handsome woman, not much over thirty and rich. Time bad somewhat erased tbe enrly reports of some malign influence upon the men sbe married. Sbe took a third husband, this time an Indiuu. He lived six years, when he died a per fectly natural death at least, so read tbe certificate. It seems tbnt a young assistant sur geon of a British regiment, hearing of the case of Colonel Oldersbaw, resolv ed to hunt up an explanation of the mystery. How he learned what he did would take too long to tell. When a little girl, her mother having died, tbe subject of this story fell to tbe care of a woman who made a poison girl of ber that Is. she gave the child small doses of polsou. increasing them till she could bear to take a large quan tity and ber breath was poisonous to another. The outrage bad been dis covered and stopped, but not before the child had partially become Infected. Each of tbe cases pertaining to her husbands was then accounted for. When she became the wife of Colonel Oldershaw the poison sbe had taken was effective. When sbe married a second time it bad largely passed away. Quite likely, by the time she married the Indian it bad died out al together. That there are persons In India who have become poison proof by taking small' and increasing doses is a fact, but whether tbey can infect others I do not know. Peaks of the Dolomites. The Tyrol, that rugged iond of moun tain warfare, has lost much of its lust for battle. But far above Its vinecind valleys and crag uplifted castles, hoary with grim memories of hurtling slaughter, there rises a region of era battled spires where tbe jcy of victory may yet be tasted. The battle is not witij dukes and their legions, but w-lth thosu solemn sentinels of tbe silences, the towering peaks of ' the Dolomites. These rocky giants, with their defenses Df gloomy precipice, icy slope and storm swefft ridge, still challenge man to tbe fray. Health and streugth are some of tbo rewards they offer if ap proached with due prudence and skill ful assault; otherwise they may take a relentless revenge. New York Tele gram. A Brave Man, Nicolas, Chevalier d'Assas. a French captain In tbe Auvergne regiment, born at Vlgan, in tbe Lauguedoc. while mak ing a reconnolssauce during tbe nlgbt of Oct. 15. 1700. at Klostercamp, lu Westphalia, met a column of tbe ene my which was advancing in silence to surprise the French army. He was ordered to keep silent or else tbey would kill him. D'Assas at OBce cried out. "A raoi Auvergne the enemy Is here!" He was killed on tbe spot Bouillet's Dictionary of History. He Couldn't Plow. A certain incident connected with the great Napoleon while he was in ex ile in Elba Is commemorated In the is land to this hour by an inscription af fixed to the wall of a peasant's house. A man named Glaconl was plowing when tbe famous exile came along one day and expressed an interest in his work. Napoleon even took tbe plow share out of the man's hand and at' tempted to guide it himself. But tbe oxen refused to obey him, overturned tbe plow and spoiled the furrow. Tbe Inscription runs thus: "Napoleon the Great, passing by this place In MDCCCXIV. took in the neighboring field a plowshare from the hands of a peasant and himself tried to plow, but the oxen, rebellious to those bands which yet had guided Europe, head long fled from the furrow." . I McKINLEY LIKENESS MUST GO. Burleson Tells Why Martyred Presi dent's Vignette Will Disappear. Washington, July 21. iPostmaster (leneral Burleson has declined to rescind his order substituting a vignette of Thomas Jefferson for that of William McKinley on postal cards. The Postmaster-General made known his atti tude in a letter to Senator Burton of Ohio. The matter was brought to Mr. Burlewin's attention by Senator Burton, who received a protest from the McKin ley club of Caaton, Ohio, against this substitute of Jefferson's portrait for Mc Kinley's. In his reply Mr. Burleson says: "In answer to your letter of the 15th inst. I have to say that the change in the viginrtte forming the stamp on one of the poMal cards was authorized in pursurance of a long established cus tom of altering the designs of stamps from time to time for the purpose of af fording a . variety which it has been found the public desires. It became nec essary to prepare a new supply of print ing plates .for postal cards, which creat ed a favorable opportunity to make changes in the designs. Inasmuch as the principles advocated hv Jefferson have been recently indorW by the American people it semed appro priate 10 place me vigneue 01 ne author of the Declaration of Independ ence on tne new cam. it goes without saying that this action was taken with out any purpose of reflecting upon the honored memory of the lamented Mc- THE POWER To Pull Things YOUR Way Rests in the force and attraction of your own personality. It depends upon Brain and Nerve strength, built and sus tained by true food elements Nature provides for making- vigor of mind. G rape -Nuts FOOD builds brain as well as body, for it supplies valuable food ele ments for body-building, including Phosphate of Potash one of the elements especially necessary to brain nourishment and brain activity. Grape-Nuts is processed from whole wheat and malted bar ley, twice baked to make an appetizing dish for breakfast, lunch or supper. A great many people who know have a dish of Grape-Nuts at least once a day. 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