Angered Mother Kills Daughter CHICAGO W) — A 66 - year - old mother, angered because she had seen left behind when her daughter took a recent vacation trip to California, California, told police today she bashed the sleeping daughter's skull with a flatiron and slashed her throat with a razor. Police, summoned by Mrs. Katherine Katherine Kirby, who told them over the telephone, "I killed my daughter," daughter," found the body of Miss Mary Jane Kirby, 34-year-old clerk for a mail order firm. Detective Paul Heeney said Mrs. Kirby told him she had quarreled with Mary Jane when the daughter returned Monday from a vacation trip. He quoted Mrs. Kirby that she was angry because Mary Jane did not take her along. Mrs. Kirby was held without charge for questioning.