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' JABBING' YOUR NEIGHBOR IN THE EAR THE DAY BOOK N. D. .Cochran,, Ep"itqr, aridPublisher. 500 South Peoria St TeL Monroe 353. VOU2; NO. f44' , Chrcago, Tuesday, Marcfi. 18, 1913 ONE CENT THOS. SIVHTH FORGIVES HIS BROTHER JOSEPH FOR MURDERING HIS'WIFE Aged Mother Bring Sons Who Hated Each Other fbr Years Together When Both Are Ar raigned on Criminal Charges. There never was a more dramatic scene in. all Chicago than that enact ed in -Judge Scully's courttoday. Two brothers .who had.hated each' other for -years, who had refused , to talk' to each.' other' for years, were being arraigned. The" brothers were Thomas 'and' Joseph Smith". " Tho'mas-.is charged with larceny; Joseph with ike mur der 'of his own sister-in-law, the wife -of Thomas.' ' Behind the brothers as they were called before the bar-stood 'a little old .woman, 'a "woman whose- face, was 'marked " with tears, -whose hands ; trembled, whose knees shook. s. The woman was Mrs. Ellen -Smith, 63 years:ol'd, the' mother of:the broth ers ' ' ,f 4 r The case of Thomas Smith was called first: Thomas with -Ed hur ley and: eGorge Williams, is charged with' stealing a wagonload of butter and' .eggs .valued at .$3,600"last Janu ary 28.. He was held to the grand, jury in. $1,500- bonds -for- .this last' ' March' 3., but jumped his bond... Thomas as.shakihg when he.was" called, to. the stand. It was obvious. that hejwas on.the verge'of a breaks down. Judge Scully 'asked him if fie had. anything to say. And. the accused man broke down completely and sobbed. . , "Judge," he cried, "I wish, that I had been shot instead- of my wife. I wish that I was lying cold and dead instead of her.'.' "Why idn't you think-,of, that, while your-wife was" alive?!' asked the judge. , There was, no answer from the man on the stand. But his. mother began to sob also.-. . Joseph Smith was called", to the stand. He was accused of the murder of his, brother's wife, Mrs. Rose Smith, last Sunday. He -listened to the reading of the charge sullenly. Joseph was held, to the grand jury without bail.-. . . And then a sud den stillness fell over the courtroom as everyone turned to look at the two brothers and their mother. " Thomas was" still weeping. The tears, were streaming' down the mother's face. Joseph wore a bowed, dejected look. . "Judge," said Thomas, at last, "f know I'm in bad, but. can I get will.