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you let meoutTtonforro f "wafcl $6
go to my wife's funeral, he's- gor
ing to be buried in a little Bohemian
cemetery out on Milwaukee t avenue,
you, know t-J'dlike to go.
to the funeral."
t "You jumped your bond once," said
Scully, "but" andhis voice broke f
"I guess, you can gd to -thefuneral
""Thank youTjucTge","" slud'Thlomas,
and then looked toward .his. brother.
and mother; , r --
They-were ' gazing" attach -other
curiously. And ffieycoriunued to. do
so for five minutes7 and then the
mother slowly walked up to heivfirsP
born child Joseph.
"Won't you please shake hands
with Tom,'1 she said. ' ,
Joseph looked around as if seeking
some way-of escape for a moment,
and then: he stretched out his hand
to his brother. ,
Later, in his cell, Joseph told some
of the things that, led-up to the
shooting of his "brother's ;wife.
"I suppose' it's wrong to say; so,"
he said, slowly. "But It'd the truth
that when r shot my. brother's wife
I felt like a man for the" first time In
"My brother married " Rose four
teen years ago. ....
"But I" didn't mean to" shoot her. I.
went Tip theretd"her yhpme 'at 230:
West Twenty-third street to tell her
I didn't like the" way .she was treat
ing my daughter, Florence.
"She taught Florence to stay out
at nights; she taught her to go to -a
lot of places I didn't like to have her
go to. I was afraid Florence would
become a bad girl..
''So I went up there to ask her- to
leave .Florence alone And when-1
came In she threw. a sugar bowl at
me, and some man who was there
fired a revolver at -me.- -
"He shot me in the hand; then hid
...behind Rose.- .... And' I shot-and
tilt Rose. . . .- ,
Suflday. But Wne'Vaym glad,
,Je,'hever.ha4 any'-peace.inour fam
ily after. Rose -married Tom."
, Te police, say thatrthe Thomas
Smith home 'on Twenty-third street
was a"riest of thieves, jand that Rose
Smith,- vhoiwas killed by Joseph, was i
an instigator" of many of'thS crimes
committed by rher -husband and the
band he wasKMnfr'etced "fftth.
nr boCDIESFROM BITE , ,
"XT feHl1ly jo"f :F?d"TPfepper; a i5--yeaf-dldschoolboy,-
who saved a
score of little girls from a mad dog
and was himself bitten, was shipped
toils home in Strassburg, 111., today.
Thev boy .died late yesterday after
sunenngaii me agonies 01 nycto
phobia. - -
Two practical jokers brought a
stray poodle dog into the room at
Prairie Hall high school in Shelby
county, 111; .. They sicred him on a
group of girls.. ""
"Piepper saw the dog's jaws were
foaming and seized him by the nape
of tHe neck. 'Poodle bit him pn the
hand. - " .
v WALLOP FOR BLONDS.
If blonde girJsfind it hard sled
ding to ciirvince the boss laundryman
,theyr deserve more"pay; they' can
blame ;lt -on Dr- Catherine M. H.
Blackford of thlstcity.: Addressing the
Illinois 'Laundrymen's Association,
which closed its session today, the
woman physician said: . J
"Don't, ,hire . blondes. They jump
their jobs too quickly. Blondes like
speculative' lines and 'do not at all
'iBrunettes, on" the other hand,
generally are steady. -They stick to
one thing and. don't run after
variety." . . ,
, rO-K , "
Now, we demand to knowif Wilson,-
Lane and Bryan are going to
let Redfield appear at" cabinet meets
"I wish I never-had gone up,. there.,
hi' them., sidewhiskera,