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"Before I went on the case,
Frank was attended by his moth
er. Afterward I prepared all the
food he at. He drank very little.
I have no proof of.anything irreg
ular in connection with his death.
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"His swetheart, Miss Nolan,
was with him for ten minutes at
dinner time on the last day. I do
"not know what he said to her.
"Many persons visited him dur
ing his last illness, and I" heard
'nothing for him nor them to
' "His last words were inconse
quential, scrfar as. this case i& con
cerned." Mrs. Martha Anderson, Ply
mouth,. Ind., who volunteered to
make a statement yesterday "to
the police -in connection with the
death of Richard T. Smith, has
not made -that statement'
The police are making inquiry
as to why she shbuld haVe with
"drawn her voluntary offer oTa
Smith boarded with Mrs. An
derson before he went to live with
' Mrs.Vermilya has admitted
she is in possession of a' key to
A the safety box of her late son,
Frank Brjnkamp. But she says
she has turned it over to her at
torney, Joseph R. Burres, and the
police cannot find out what is in
. the box.
Boysen, the undertaker whom
Mrs. Vermilya named in ah irf
surance policy as. "my affianced
htisband;" hasntere&'a sweeping"
denial of almost all, the allega
tions as-trfhis relations with Mrs.
He denies he ever was very
friendly vith her. He dehiesrhe
ever was engaged to be married
to her. He denies he ever was
her partnr in any business deaL
Gas Fumes Threaten Six.'
Henry Goodman, 1332' North
Oakley avenue, his wifeNwo chil
dren and'two boarders, Miss 'Rose
Singer and Miss Rebecca Bendle
witz, narrowly escaped' asphyX
"iation early today.
' 'Goodman rwas aroused by the
fumes of escaping gas fronVa
s'rhall heater. He staggeredtp .a
window and shouted for help t
" Policemen broke in. the "front
door, and the victims were -carried
to the homes of neigKbors.-
Mrs. Goodman was in ffie'mbst
serious condition, and' doctors
'worked over her for an hour be
fore she; was out of' danger. -
A'hose "connected with'theas
stove in the dining rodm-hecorhe
unfastened. " "
RAIN OR SNOW
-Rain pr snow to- &iit;
night and Wednes
day; warmer to
night woth temper
ature above freez
ing; colder Wed
nesday; for Chica
go ang vicimty: &
high southerly winds becoming
variable Wednesday. "
.Once, on the 3stickv jJapec ,the
fly can t change its mind. -