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Kenosha News from Kenosha, Wisconsin • Page 37

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a-" -J FRIDAY OCTOBER 1929 lantic City and that she paid all'ex- penses Tough Marine Drills UsJiers Murder Factor Seen in Life in Childhood Jough Marine Finds it Pays to be Polite Retired Sergeant Veteran of Six Wars Now Drills Movie Ushers iv v-A 51 Mrs Hattie Stone Parentage Concealed- Played Lonely Cemetery Sentiment Is Factor in Movements of Gold New York (JP) International bankers are having to reckon on sentiment as a factor of increasing importance in gold movements Inflexible economic laws are supposed to govern shipments of gold from one country tb another But national sentiment In England at the present time is believed to be exerting considerable pressure on private owners of gold to check the flow of metal to Paris and New York Under present conditions of exchange bankers say England normally would be exporting much gold The fact that she is not is attributed to the unfriendly publicity that attends such activities on the ground that they tend to weaken gold position poUQUT HAIFA DOZEN -7- 7 7 FRIDAY OCTOBER 4 1929 From Youth To Old Age THERE are three trying periods in a life: when the girl matures to womanhood when a woman gives birth to her first child when a woman reaches middle age At these times Lydia Vegetable Compound helps to restore normal health and vigor Countless thousands testify to its worth Jam dia Vegetable Compotsaid cording to 'Attorney Worthington Hopkins died of poison And a grand jury has indicted Hattie Stone for administering it to her son George No accusation is made on the score of the other deaths But authorities have pointed out that all died under similar circumstances All of the family except Hattio Stone suffered serious stomach disorders and: convulsions after 'a dinner one evening Mrs Emma Stone her mother-in-law died shortly afterward tut not before having discovered that her savings In a local bank had been depleted by a' series "of forgeries attributed to Hattie Stone Other Deaths Followed The elder Mrs husband followed her In death a few months later After the death of Hattie elder son Edgar exhumation of-the body showed no trace of poison Later the father was fatally stricken and the other son George died the following fall At the inquest into the death of George Mrs Mary Baker sister-in-law of the defendant was the star witness for the state She related a story of how Mrs Stone had refused her dying request for water Then she is said to have declared the mother had confessed to her that the food had been poisoned Testimony indicated that by the deaths a series of small insurance bequests totalling several thousand dollars eventually would benefit Mrs Stone Several insurance company representatives were called before the grand jury Other persons testified that Mrs Stone had "boy that she frequently took them to At COAS ATTACHED TO POOSCVEITS STAFF Workers Blast Opens Source of Chilly Air Bend Ore (JP) A chilling current of air from a subterreanean source was released by a dynamite blast of highway workmen near here Geologists believe an unknown lava cavern crosses central Oregon and that wind enters its mouth is cooled in passage through Ice caves and by forced draft is expelled through the newly opened orifice Belair Md (NEA) A family of ghosts hovers about the Hartford County courtroom here awaiting their cues in the dramatic murder trial of Mrs Hattie Stone Mrs Stone however is calm in her cell She has no fear of such haunting figures of the supernatural much less believes in them For behind this buxom pleasant-faced woman of 40 whom the state is prepared to denounce as the cold-blooded slayer of her own son lies the background of an eerie girlhood In those early years a cemetery was her favorite playground Hattie knew no father Her grandfather was the superintendent of the burial place Not until she reached young womanhood did she learn that the wiman whom she had been taught to believe was her elder sister actually was her mother Strange Childhood JScene Off on an unpaved highway between Havre de Grace Md and Belair on a wooded hill lies Angel Hill cemetery where Hattie romped thru ter childhood Tombstones were her imaginary playmates their inscriptions were her primers "Haunted the creaky rustic span over which hearses led many a sad procession held no terrors for her In this same cemetery now are five new mounds They are in the plot reserved for the Stone family Buried there are Edward Stone husband their two sons Edgar and George and the parents of Edward At least two of these persons ac QECAMcVnwr man JN THE MOVIES (By NEA Sen Ice) Kew One of the toughest old ine sergeants who ever cussed a Okie or saw the world through pow-5r smoke is making a fortune now by erchandizing politeness Sergeant Gene Le Gendre is the man 3hind the modern mode in movie 3hers For film palaces and even de-wtment stores he is turning out i army of decorative young automates who can stand for hours like stat es speak in low well-modulated oices and ahvays irate patrons Le Gendie introduced "the old army to business several years ago ith the sj stematic training of a large taff of theater attendants Since then has become commander-in-chief of housands of uniformed attaches hrougliout the country Drilled in Success It is the only business this drill-naster knows after 26 years of soldier ng and he has made a highly re nunerative civilian job of it For mpe ears since Samuel (Roxy) Rothafe) mticed him from a recruiting post to each the routine of "hay-foot straw to the ushers of the Rialto Thea ter in New Yoik he has been selling this knowledge to those who want snap politeness courteous demeanor and rigid discipline among their employes His big parade goes on constantly at five of New largest movies houses and in a chain of theaters from coast to coast Other theaters have emulated his training methods and now he has expanded his operations to department stores Hereafter nice old ladies looking for lisle hose or lavender isaeheets will be directed with strictly military courtesy Straight and fit with square trim Shoulders and cold blue eyes that com mand attention the sergeant belies his 56 years and is a tribute to the Btern Marine training Bred and Born Soldier He was "born in a as say in the army the son of an finance officer at Fort Lawton Seattle Washington At the age of 20 he enlisted in the 1st Cavalry at Fort Clark Texas and in 1893 fought in tn Indian campaign He was in 1898 and re-enlisted in the Marines at the outbreak of the Spanish-Ameri-can War Aboard the battleship Balti- Method Will Please Celebrates 00TT0EBE0 A "A million days-a million sound so good to Sergeant Gene Le Gendre above of the IT Marines So he quit the service to work for wealthy movie companies teaching military manners to their ushers DOAM0WID DAYS Today Te Gendre is as strict a disciplinarian as he ever was in the Marine Corps Promptly at 8 every mprning a bugler sounds "drill atop the roof of the department store building where he now is installing his system The boys fall in without their regulation uniforms and are given fifteen minutes of setting-up excerises He then lectures them in posture courtesy and general conduct They are dismissed and report again at 8:45 for a rigid full-uniform inspection Shoes must be shined clothes pressed and buttons polished At 8:50 he forms the company and marches them to their various posts for the opening of the store at 9 The boys are given 15 minute rest periods in the morning Sergeant Be Gendre or one of his two aides make a constant round of the store relieving boys who may become fatigued At two in the afternoon the more he watched Admiral Dewey defeat the Spanish Navy at Manila and later marched into the city when it was bombarded and captured The Boxer rebellion in 1900 found him in China after a transfer from duty from the Philippines and in 1910 after duty Cuba he went to Nicaragua When the battleship North Dakota blew up at Cape Henry during a test mn in 1910 Le Gendre was the only man to be saved out of 30 in his detachment Finally to send a son through college he became a "stunt in the movies In 1921 he spent six weeks in a hospital after completing an 83-foot jump on horseback doubling for the then famous Theda Bara in the picture Bugler on Mayflower For a time he was bugler aboard the Presidential yacht Mayflower While at Oyster Bay he taught Quentin Roosevelt rough riding tricks boys are relieved in groups of five and go back to the roof for another short psysical exercise and an exam ination on the lessons of the morning This is done to keep up their morale throughout the day "It is the work I said the old sergeant "When I get through with my ushers you can bet they know military discipline and are better off for it In addition to that they are well trained in politeness and are in good psysical shape They are taught that the patron is and to respect the wishes of every customer They are the contact men of their organizations and they add great ly to the 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