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THE CRAIG-KNABE CASE
Shelby ville, lnd Deo. 8. The state
did not close its testimony in the case
of Dr. William H. Craig, charged with
murder of Dr. Helene Knabe, on Sat
urday, as expected. It may now take
two more days.
August Knabe, cousin of the dead
physician, was the principal witness
today and told of finding her cousin
lying on the bed in a pool of blood,
with her pretty pink nightdress roll
ed up under her arms.
She denied emphatically that she
saw any blood smeared knife or any
other weapon that might have been
used in slaying Dr. Knabe.
HANS SCHMIDT ON TRIAL
New York, Dec. 8. Father Hans
Srhmidt priest-murderer, went to
trial today for the slaying of Anna t
Auinuller, whose body was dismem- r ists, .are deep
bered and thrown into the Hudson Lpeace, according to reports,
river. It is expected the trial will
consume a week.
The contention that Father
Schmidt is fnsane was entered as the
defense, but Schmidt insists that he
does not want to be defended and
outbreaks from him are expected.
THE MEXICAN SITUATION
Mexico City, Dec. 8. Believed
present week will bring matters to
crisis here. People are dissatisfied
with Huerta's reign. Food and fuel
are scarce. 200 'hungry and desper
ate women, garbed in black, plan to
storm home of Gen. Ifuerta to de
mand food and money, as they are
penniless and in want because their
husbands, fathers and brothers have
been forced info the federal armv.
Gen. Huerta, dictator, and Gen.
Carranza, head of the constitutional-
in negotiations for