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, " BITS OF NEWS'
Joseph. Fish, fire insurance ad
juster ( took stand in defense today.
Branded Korshak story false. '
New law for state employment bu
reaus asked; To give free bureaus
Injunction against John M. Smyth
Co. to prevent increase in capital
stock dissolved. Mrs. Sarah Smyth
Wales, owner of one-eighth of com--pany,
had secured order,
"Not enough hell preached nowa-
aays. amy Sunday in x. m. c 4.
ministers' meeting'. - - '
Two-year-old child of Mrs; Mary
Schs, 2139 W. 22d st, died from
burns received by boiling water.
Two burglars who tried to rob sa
loon of Max Bobbins, 2041 Cottage
Grove av., put to rout by Albert Boh
lander, cigar clerk.
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EDITOR BENNETT FLITS OVER
too vB S
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James . Gordon Bennett,)? editor,
sportsman and globe trotter, as he
appeared on a recent flying-trip from
Paris, where he Jives, to New York,
t jwhere he makes his money.
CONFESSES MURDERING WOMAN',
FRJEND FOR $15 ' '
Detroit, Mich., Dec. 21, Dye-eyed
and apparently indifferent to her fate,
20ts. Caroline E. Becker, 58, today
signed a complete .confession telling
how she murdered Miss Frances
Bomholt, 62-year-old spinster, for
$15. Her admission of ullt followed
five hours of relentless grilling by
detectives last night Today the
woman signed the format confession
prepared under the direction of the
Miss Bomholt was beaten to death
with a lump of coal last Wednesday
while she knelt at her bedside pray
ing for forgiveness for her assailant,
who had first attacked her in the coal
shed at the rear of the house. Mrs.
Becker then took he $15 from a "
drawer in a kitchen table, according
to the confession, and fled from the
house while her crime was still un
Mrs. Becker is a widow and the
mother of six children.
'MONEY AND CLOTHES ON THE
. , WAY TO MINERS FAMILIES
Kansas City, Mo., Dec 21. An
swering the appeal of Frank P. Walsh,
chairman of. the federal Industrial re
lations committee for a bright Christ
mas for the Colorado mine strikers,
the local branch of the Women's
Trades Union league will send a
Christmas consignment to the suffer
ers. It will be the gift of the Spugs.
Shoes, warm bedding and clothes
will compose the bulk of the Kansas
City gift 0
Springfield III., Dec. 21. A score
of families at Witt HI., where miners
have been suffering great hardships
because of lack of work, will receive
a useful Christmas gift -tomorrow.
Gov; Dunne today sent checks for $5
each to twenty Witt-families, thereby
disposing of a $50 surplus in the. fund
raised in. 1913 for flood sufferers and
adding an equal amount from his own
pocket . i