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"Zollinger heard about Quig
ley's attentions to me. He heard
that we were going to be married.
He was like a man insane. He
swore he would kill me if I saw
"That day in the park I met
Zollinger. He was walking a few
paces behind me. We had quar
feled about Quigley. Suddenly
" 'Here comes Quigley now!'
"As I turned, Zollinger drew
the revolver from my handbag. I
grabbed it. He held the muzzle, I
"We struggled for the revolver.
I stepped back. Zollinger's hand
bent upward. There was a report
and Zollinger fell fo'rward on
his face, leaving tthe revolver in
"After I was arrested the de
tectives came to me, and always
they were saying the same.thing:
" 'It looks bad for Quigley; it
looks bad for Quigley.'
"I thought perhaps they would
charge Mr. Quigley with the mur
der, ancl that perhaps he, because
of his love for me, would take the
blame to. save me.
""I could not bear to think of
that. I .knew Mr. Quigley had
nothing to do with the shooting.
"One day Detective' Morgan
'cameto my cell.
" Everyone . thinks Quigley
killed .Zollinger,' he said.
" 'If one of us were to confess
.would that save the other?' I
" Tt would he said.
"An so I sent for Chief of Po
lice Carter and told him that I
had shot and killed Zollinger.
The slim, black-clohtde girl
reeled. Her attorney sprung to
her side. The people rose in their
seats. The jurors craned further
forward. The court bailiff rapped
angrily for order.
Shaking, sobbing, staggering,
the figure in black crossed the
courtroom to the side of the gray
haired mother and sank down be
side her, clinging 1;o her passion
ately. The wearied-looking judge
glanced at the clock, then
straightened up and brought his
fist down on the desk.
"The court will recess," he
said, and rose and hurried away.
The jurors scraped back theic
chairs and followed the bailiff.
The people in the courtroom
drew a Jong sigh of relief and then
rushed for the exits, chattering
furiously as they went.
The mother and the daughter
sobbed in each other's arms. The
sheriff crossed quietly ahd stood
CAR HITS AUTO
Mrs. T. W. Jackson, 4120 In
diana av., had her leg completely
cut off and was seriously injured,
and Mrs. H. G. Jackson, her,
daughter-in-law. 223 E. 42d st.,
was seriously injured when elec
tric auto driven by Mrs. J. W.
Bass, 4400 Indiana av., was struck
by street car at W. 71st st. and S.
All three are in Englewood
Hospital. Mrs. T. W. Jackson