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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 09, 1911, Image 11',
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.Mrs. Qninri'will-be confrortte'd
afthe inquestfthfc afternoon with
Gharles- A. :: Thorpe?-, son of her
firstjiusband... ,t V '. J
'He'has informed - the police
f that' his father's ' mother, who
lived witKlh'eY son-and daughter-in-law,
3ie4a.ewj weeks r before
the 'former, "wasshqt- -"-
Mrs: Quinn, h&S'-stick' to her
oriinaltQry''of the shqoting of
of 'the police: - She,' says- that she
saw-the murderer, as he fled from
the' room Other boarders, fn the
hUse, sleejnrig inj' adjoining
rooms, head the shot," but saw
no oneeave'the premises.
"Interrbgatejd' about the deaths
of Thorpe and -M cDonnell, Mrs.
Quinn refused tp answer ques
tion?. . " '
The police say that 4 after her
arrest sHe m3.de an' effort to con
ceal "the fact" of' herfmarriage to
Thorpe. ' Th'is is considered sig
nificant, as his deafli was. the
only'one"in which an investiga
tion'." was ., made , as a result of
wthichsKe was field ,fpr several
days. ' - '.
-; or-o'l '
One Killed, One Hurt 'in Wreck
- Fireman .Williamijeffe pf Ver
non, Ill.?"was'ins,tantly killed, and
Engineer. JJrazu. of, Peoria, badly
injurejl in asideswjping accident
qh ,'the; Chicago S Uorthwestern
near. 45th streeCtqday. , . ;
. A freight car's load ro railway
..ties' fell on the tracjcin frpnt of
the: engine manned liy Bfazu and
Jeffe, and.in the colHsiQn-ihe'men,
.were crushed.- " ' f" ' " " : ,
fTC VAi? " 'SJBfr jmLjiBi
Rudolph Blankenburg; 'Fhila-,
dejph'ia's "War Horses of -Reform."
He. was elected mayor of the
City of Brotherly Love yesterday,,
but the person who is going, to dQ
all the-mayoring is Mrs. Rudolph
Grieved Over Wife's Death 1
Aged Man Slaves Self
That James Thompson, 63, was
crazed with grief over the death'
of his wife, and slashed his
throat rather than -face, -his de
clining years alone, Is the explan
ation . of the police of the- trag
edy in the little home at 27Q8 W.
Honorestreet. The dead bodies
of the' age'd couple were found
Mrs. Thompson lay. on the bed,
a peaceful smile on her face. Her
husband's, cold bodywas found in
the bath tub, the throat slashed
from ear to ear.