Miscellany, Apr. 20, 1936


In Kewaskum, Wis., 98 villagers marched to the polls to vote for county supervisor, heard that Candidate Emil Backhaus was dead, that Candidate M. W. Rosenheimer had withdrawn from the race. The vote: Emil Backhaus, 64; M. W. Rosenheimer, 34.


In Los Angeles, proud little old Grace Warren Du Bois, "Last of the Warrens," self-styled descendant of William the Conqueror, was accused of murdering her son Dr. Charles Warren Du Bois, 32. The shriveled, plainfaced defendant wearily clung to the rail of the witness box, whispered: "My son was always afraid. I've never been afraid." Dully she insisted that a "mysterious young...

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