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Mr. And Mrs. Deacon

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All the newepapers are stijl full oí the Cannee tragedy. Mr. Deaeon, au American banker, has liived for the past fiive years in Paris. Hia wife was considered one of the most beautiful womian thfcre and was receiivet im the best ciircles there; she was celebrated for lier beamitliul costumee. Her intiimacy wlth M. Abeille has been eommented upon for some time. Mrs. Deaconi, toer four little girls and her step-mother weint to Cannes. This lady and the children lodged iu one hktel and Mrs. Deaeon in another. Tilie husbamd arrived froan Paris and found Mr. Abeille lMng in the same batel. Well, to uiake a long story slrort, the liusbaswl's suspiei'Oiis were now fivlly anoused, and one night, wiittb the hotel clerk, he went to liis wife's Seeing a light he knocked upon the bedroom dooi ajid receircing no answer he tjireatened to burst it open. Mi-s. Deaeon opened the door. She blew the candle out whk-li the accompa nying hotel clerk held, bint thiis dM not save her, becanse, erouchied behiml a sofa, Mr. D-eaoon foumd the lover, and flred three shots at hïm, t'rom the elfepts of wliiich he later dJed. Mr. Deacon gave Mmaeelf up amd is npw in a Frencb jail awaHLng: trial. He will surely be acqiiiiitted, becauae Prench juries iUce our own, want to wee a man act like a mam. Siiv-e t:!)L' aboye was ín type, tJie trial lia.s ended and Jlr. Deacoa luns been sentensed to 011e year's imprlsraiment. Thie verdict and tin1 sï"iiti.;i ■■(■ witc boih hisswd by the audli'ii-e in tin1 court room.


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