Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 110, Ed. 1 Friday, December 31, 1909 Page: 3 of 8
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HIGHWAY ROBBER KILLS
. SWEETHEART UNO SELF
rCoHld&otXCayb The Old Loved
Says'tctter to the Croner
at Fern Indiana.
PERU Ind; D.ec.- 29. Hoy McKln-
ney who today shot and killed Miss
I)orai'Chappel. aged 21 In the. dining
rdoni of the Bears Hotel In this1 city
and then ended him own life .with the
same weapon was wanted in -Indianapolis
for a daring Tiold-up In thebus-
ineSB .section ot that city it developed
According to advices from Indian-
apolis facKlnney entered a lunch room
hef e at 1 o'clock yesterday morning
and commanding : the lone man in
charge to .hold up Ills hands rifled'
Ifi'e cash register with..one band1 while
'he .covered the man behind the couifter
with a revolver.
Letters found in the dead man's
'pockets indicate that his deed today
was .carefully planned and fronr the
fact that these letters are dated De.
cember 27 It is probable "that tho hold-
Up. early yesterday was a part of Ifc-
' The letters were addressed to tho
ooroner; the girl's father Frank Chap-
poll a sign' painter of this city ana to
Mclnney's wife at East Germantown
Ind. . "
In the letter to the coroner McKln.
ney first directed that IiIb body-be sent
i:o a medical college and then added:
"I left my first wife because she was.
riot true to-me. I left my second wife
ast March. On March 18 1909 I
irnet Dora Chappel and went with her
" two months at tho end of which time
' found that she was the only girl for
pile. I could not ieave the girl I loved.
Do You Open Your Mouth
Like a young birdand gulp
De orrerea voujr' ur. ao vou
position andcharacter of that which youtske into your stomach
whether ajwood ojfeHiedicine? a$
MofC hitiWfgent and
lowjiKJgiitft they employ
m such knowledge.
' andjJttttes It under
mtfomrto do because
'medicines are made
nnore wilt their superior
TOT the cure of woman's peculiar weaknesses and derangements crivincr rise to freauent
headache backache draagincr
Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription is a most efficient remedy.
;the organs distinctly feminine in particular. It is also a. soothing and invigorating nerv-
ine ana cures nervous exhaustion nervous probation neuralgia nysteria spasms chorea
or St. Vitus's dance and other distressing nervous symptoms attendant upon functional
; .and oreanie'diseascs of the distinctly feminine organs
I A nost of medical authorities of all the several schools of practice recommend each .
- of the several ingredientsi of which Favorite Prescription" is made for the 'cure of the
-diseases for which it is claimed to be a cure. .You may read what they say for yourself hy
.sending a postal card request" for a. free booklet of extracts from the leading authorities
to Drf R Y. Pierce Invalids' Hotel and Surgical Institute Buffalo N. Y. and it will
come to you by return post.
It's foolish and often-dangerous to experiment with new or but slightly tested med-
icines-j-sometimes urged upon the afflicted as Mjust as good" or better than Favorite
; Prescription" The dishonest dealer sometimes insists that He knows what the proffered
substitute i made of but don't and it is decidedly for yur interest thatjww should
know what yw are taking into pur stomach and system expecting it to act as a curative.
Tq him its only a difference of profit. Therefore insist on having Dr. Pierce's Fa
" ' VntePre(rrirnn. '
. -wwi--ji FrT.pp
Send 31 oiie-cent stamps to pay cost of mailing (y on a free copy of Dr. Pierce'
Common Sense Medical Adviser. 100 oasis cloth-bound Address Dr. Pierce as aboVe
Fifty Years the Standard.
Makes finest catc and
pastry light flaky biscuit
delicious griddle cakes-
palatable and wholesome.
Ingredients found' in the
low-priced baking pow-
ders are deleterious. The
active principle is a min-
eral acid derived from sul-
phuric acid oil of vitriol.
Several days ago the girl's faUior
went to Indianapolis and caused me
much trouble and brought Dora to
Peru. -It was impossible for me to for-
get her. i came to Peru. I asked her
to go to the theater' with me but she
hod. other arrangements. I could not
sleep' and God onlv knows life nas
been a hell. .May God help Dora and
take pity on me. Before L close
hope that Everybody will take a punch
at me ."before I pas3 oyer the great dlr.
In the letter to his wife McKlnney;
said: "I only wish you were with me
so I could take you with us too""
xne ieer 10 ne gin s iamer cen
sured ; him for preventing McKlnney'e
marrying the girl.
McKlnney came" to the hotel yester
day afternoon and registered as 1. B.
Lenhart of Chicago; He posed on u
United States Marshal and displayed a
secret service badge. It is not known
where ho obtained the badge as "he.
has not teen In 'the Government ser-
Vice: " MliBfl'HjafUft'-v -- r
Identify IIlm as noid-up Man.
INDIANAPOLIS ind Dec; 29 Roy
McKlnney who today killed Dora
Chappell and. then committed suicide
In a hotel at Peru Ind. was tonight
Identified as the maiuwho early yes-
terday morning held up the clerk of
a downtown lunchroom and robbed
the cash register of about ?30. Mc-
Klnney was Identified by a. photo
graph taken by the police when he.
waB arrested here a few weeks ago on
a statutory charge made by the father
of the Chappell girl.
HIS THREE YEARS IN
THE PEN PROFITABLE
FORT WORTH Dec. 30 Raymond
Swett alleged by Fort Worth officers "The total fire loss in America In
to be Fred. Ray Sullivan under Indict- 1907? said Mr. Tolman "was ?215-
ment here for the burglary of Major .000000 and Including tho cost or up-
Jl J Jarvls' residence eight years ago
down whatever food or medicine
wane to Know soraetnine or ine
sensiWrpeople now-a-days insist
jaJlKner as food or as medicine.
have a perfect right to INSIST
. So he publishes broadcast and
what his medlclnesare made
oath. This be feels he can welt
the more the Ingredients of which
are studied and understood the
curative virtues be appreciated.
- down Dain or distress and kindred svmrjtoms of weakness.
My that tho three year- h spent in
Sun Qttcntlii prlort California wore
the moot jirdfltHble or hi lire.
"I had my books with Me' ho sn(1
"and all tli6 Hum t wm stwtlytng my
profession 1 had completed tho med-
ical course In the University of Cat
IforulA and In prison besides having
time to study I Imll every opportunity
for practice Wheh 1 left there r)b-
cembor 14 I was house physlclon."
Swett docs not deny that ho la Fred-
Hay Sullivan against whom tho In-
dictment for burglary rests. But ho
says ho adopted the namo almpty bo-
Cause he had been Involved In trou.
bio In California and wanted to got a
fair start after paying tho penalty.
"I never robbod anybody hero and
1 Va8 getting money from homo all
the time. 1 will bo ablo to prove that"
ho said with the utmost confidence
The man who called hlmBolf Fred
Ray Sullivan cnmti to Fort Worth In
1901. Ho was recolvcd In tho best
BOctoty of tho city. Later ho waB ar-
dostcd In DftllaBKjiut escaped from tne
city jail a few minutes after" ho had
been looked up.
Swett will bo clven a habeas corpus
hearing before Judge' II. H. Biiclc Fri
Early In September an officer with
a record that lias no parallel In tho
service ntldat will celebrate his retir-
ing birthday. This officer is Corwln
P. Reoves an army veteran at the
Civil War who two years after Appo-
matox reqeived an appointment to An-
napolis and who as a cadet could
I point to a military record that luclud-.
ed gallant participation in no less than
six important Civil War battles or cam
palgns including the Blege of Atlanta;
the battle of Kennesaw Mountain and
tho whole of the march to the p.oa.
Reeves will have as companions for.
retirement In September Rear Admiral '
Albert G. Berry and Herbert Winslow
the Matter a member of the family that
has furnished so many distinguished
officers to the navy; None of the flag
officers will have retiring birthdays in
October but one other in addition to;
Admiral Kimball will bo 62 years of
age trt November. This officer retires
on November 7 exactly one week In
advance of Admiral Arnold.
Other prominent naval officers who
will retire for age' In the coming year
are. Medical Directors George E. H"(
Harman and John 01 Wise and Civil
Engineer- U. S. Grant White Mai.'
Gen. George F. Elliott commanding
tho-Marlne Corps; will also leave the
.active servlcd on the laBt day of:
November 1910. '
The army will not lose nearly so'
many promlnept general officers next"
year. No major generals "will reach'
the retiring age Iri 19i0 but flvo briga-
diers will reach "the legal last blrth-
day. William:!). Ttfaftmalt chief of the
crops of engineers:1 J. G. D. Knight
Charles Morton Albert L. Myer and
Walter Howe are tho Crlgadlers who
will retire. Coi Edward E. Woods
ono' of the veteran professors at the
Military Academy will also retire in
1910. New York Times.
FIRJE LOSS IN AMERICA
18 $2.58 PER CAPITA
NEW YORK Dec. 30. Every per-
son in America practically sustained
a tire -loss of. $2.58 in 1907 whereon
the per capita loss In Europe for the
Bame year was. only 48. cents. This
contrast was brought out by William.
H. Tolman director of the New York
museum ot safety and sanitary appli-
ances at a banquet pf the dlrechrs
and tnelr guests last night;
keep ot fire departments the loss In
It is equally effective in
:: '1:- ' PP " 'BlifilBimii "i I ISHHHLi.
The Cadillac "Thirty"
X runs just as well .in cold
spring you nau juhu as weit Duy it now ana nave tne joy oi using iu tnese crisp
bright days; VVim every car sold this winter we will furnish FREE a solution
to put' in the radiator that absolutely will not freeze in pur climate. We guar-
antee it. No need to let the water put in cold weather. Your car is always
ready for service. . - ' - "
We Can Make immediate Delivery
this country might be estimated at
Aeih nr nnnin
If safety devices wero used here as.
generally as In Europe there would be
an annual saving of $360000000
enough as Mr. Tolman puts it "to
build a Panama canal every year."
riNCHOT (jets scrroitT
IJf UNEXPECTED QUAltTER
NEW YORK Dec. 29. Gifford Pln-
chot today found support in his con-
troversy with Secretary Balllngor from
an unexpected quarter. Speaking be-
fore tho Economic and Historical As-
sociation Sic Horace Plunkot ot Dub-
lin who has brought about almost a
rural revolution in Ireland nnd Is said
to know more about the resources of
the' United Statc than 90 per cent
of our own cltlz;enB said:
l sreatly-Tret thatl have just re
ceived a (isiepiione raeatiage from Gil-
ford Plnchot that pressing hUslneBS
kedps him away from a gathering.
What that buslnes- 1b 1 will httvou t
leayo you to imagine. 1 must fleciliii
to enter Into any cpntrpvoray butsI-
should like to say that I regard. Mr.
PJnchot as a very remarkablo publlo
"Ho Is not only a man Who is doing
his Work with groqt affection for it
but he Is trying as well as broaden his
Sir Horace oppressed surprise that
tho warning repeatedly uttered by
James J Hill ha dnot been better
heeded in this country
' Ho thought that porhaps wq were
not bo much IntoreBtedJn tho trusts
ahd In municipal regeneration that wb
failed to nolo the sure approach of a
more distant but also a more impor-
"I see S rapidly Increased cost of
Hying." ho Bald. "At the end of the
century as Mr Hill has told you there
will be a- vast importation of food-
tuffB; In America If your farming
methods are not changed for tho bet-
tor." "'Such a situation calls for urgent
action by Congress and by State Leg-
islatures. As. an alien I havo no right
to say what action should bo taken
but if I may not preaerlbo I may des-
cribe. "Tho systom of agriculture n tho
Central West or that part of It settled
thirty yeara ago was the most waste-
ful I ever saw. Tho so-called farmer
was not a fanner but a land specula-
tor. Ho went Into tho country know-
ing that the laiid was sure to rise In
value. So he bought all the land ho
could get and yien robbed the laud
to HMtet his obligations until he could
realie his exentual profit from a
sal- Tfcere ha. got to - a change
I blIeVw there will coom In this coun
try oo-ojwratloa Wtwen fanner tlw
Too Gold For a
weather as in warm. If you
plan long ago forced on tho farmers
of oldor countries by pio competition
of tho virgin soils of America"
"In Iroland tho farmers are getting
together for their own good and for
the good of the country and they are
making a ?iew Industrial Ireland."
Ambassador Bryce sat on tho plat-;
form today and heard Prof. C. M.
Wrong of the University of Toronto
declare that Cajmda to all Intents and
purposes was a free co-ntry and could
reak her ties with tb mother coun-
try without a struggle with the peo-
ple of Canada hardly gaoling a
change had taken place -
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