18 Sep 1911 - The News
w i t h a ma- s , and pei- The in do at y d w e l l - i v i n g b\ k gurdiner. In all nit- t ought h moHt o m e t h i n g to t h i n k a l i t t l e ferti- of ground t e n t i o n briir; \cge- e results gardenn they would t upon t h e The bordered could obiect. In raise i l y needs, bo- beans, radishes, U K i i n l the e m of of these u f e l l i gent France to experi- t h upon by $5 TIPS Thomas Claggett Hands Out Money Lavishly. CAME EAST FOR MORE MONEY i Â» "you Hue i n t o time his court. ol l i e b r i d u cry at only t e n t i o n to her t l e A n i t a w h a t He Gets R e m a i n i n g Portion Inheritance and Stops at Hotel Where Makes Bell-Hops Happy--Spends $10,000 in Less Than Month. Having gone t h r o u g h t h e pan of his money w h i c h he from Hie estate of liis father, Thomas Clagoit, loiinerly ut t h i s city, returned to Frederick again yesterday from the West to secure the remaining portion ol II!B inheritance which amounts to upwards of $'J,ono. In less t h a a month Mr. Clageli spent about $1U,- twu and his actions resulted in bringing, as a return, onsidcruble news- papi-r notoriety. W i t h his last ac-_ (luisitiou from the estate in hand Mr. Clagott expects to leave Frederick at 4 o'clock tliis afternoon. Happy as a lark -Mr Clagett was the host oÂ£ spirits t h i s morning. carried a roll of money which one man who enviously viewed it described as large enough "to choke- a bull." W i t h great delight he was making purchases this m o r n i n g onjoying l i f e t o l l u Inllest. Enjoyed His Liberality. Hell boys and waiters at the New C i t y Hotel, where Mr. Clagett has been staying w h i l e in the city, a great slate of e\citement over his visit, lie hasn't stooped to giving a 10 cent t i p , but lias been passing ?. r notes to the servants w i t h coolness as if they were slips of paper. No guest at the hotel has re- c e n t l y received so much attention the hands of the porters. \Vh"n seen at one of the stores t h i s morning Mr. Clagett took to expiess his displeasure at the manner in which the newspapers were b r i n g i n g him into the limelight. he said that the papers in the East have n o t h i n g on w n a t journals featured about him. He said that it was all bosh about his second marriage being illegal. ''My decree from my nrst wife," he said, "prevented my re-marriage within a year in that State. But 1 went to Missouri and there was married." He said that he had telegraphed his wife to meet him in Kansas and would leave Frederick this afternoon at ^.o'clock. This morning Mr. Clagett wore a black broadcloth suit w i t h a large black westernlike hat. DepartseWith Residue. His father, Jefese Clagett, died several m o n t h s agCr, his estate worth about $2*,000, to be divided between two children.. The greater part of t h e estate was in mortgages. August 22 he received $3,200 from sale of sonic of these and after paying u number of debts he had left about $1,800. With, t h i s in his pocket, part of it in gold, he went U'ost. ICight days alter he had left hp wired for $100 and later he on to Frederick and secured ?3,000 and back he went. When he first started to h i t the pace, he got $1,800 in ten days. This morning he had a $l.fioo mortgage settled up and w i t h t h i s cash lie will for the West again. It is understood t h a t some other funds due him also turned over today, making t h last and final settlement in t h e neighborhood of $2,000.