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"it-'4'W--f' ft-5"- ,e?i '-kv-
for the alleged kidnapping of the
former, according to prosecuting
Attorney Baker here today.
The original plan was to have
the trial, following the conclusion
of the Los Angeles dynamiting
trials. The prosecuting attorney
now believes the Los Angeles
cases will not be completed fpr at
least six months and has deter
mined not to wait.
DID MAN 8 YEARS. OLD
BRUTALLY SLAY WIFE?"
Octogenarian, Held by 'Police,
Sobs and Moans in Cell, But
' Refuses to Talk of How Wife
Came to Death.
Waukesha, Wis., Nov. 17.
Did August Hoge of Oconomo
woc, 88 years old, feeble, bent and
wrinkled wtih age, murder his
wife in cold blod'a's she lay asleep
, If he did, the police have utter
ly failed to uncover any motive
that might lead him to do so.
Hoge is in jail here. He 'sobs
and moans and. shouts his inno
cence every minute of the day
He has not slept, since '.he 'was
placed in jail charged ' with the
murder of his wife. He walks up
and down, and up and down the
'narrow cell, and moans o him
self. Occasionally, he becomes
Mrs. Hoge-was killed by sav
age blows on the head with some
blunt instrument. '
The police discovered Hoge
kneeling by his wife's lifeless
H orm. w He had wiped the blood
from off her face and head.
In a room near where the .one
where the woman had been mur
dered, ,the police found a "bloody
1 The police asked Hoge what he
knew about the murder. He re
fused to answer. He has been in
terrogated" several times since,
but he will'not ut'ter i6ne word as
to how his wife came to her
So the policehave determined
to hold him for the murder. He
will" bcarraigne'd formally Mon
dav.'' ' - ' '
CAN'T FIND'THE SLUGGER
The driver for the Evening
Journal, who slugged a news
dealer named Muskovitch, whose
stand is at 12 and S. Paulina,
when the dealer refused to take
as many papers as the driver de
manded, has not been arrested,
though the warrant was' sworn
out a week ago. - .
Muskovitch has gone with de
tectives from the Maxwell s,treet'
station to. pick out , the driver,
whose name he doesn't know, but
has f ailecl, to identify.his assailant.
Over on Lake tWannsee, near
Berlin, they have a real "ghost"
boat, which moves about on the
lake .with not. a soul aboard to
operate the engines dr steer, She
is controlled entirely from a
wireless on the shore.
Eastern magazine takes a lot
of 'space to say that criticism of a
court isn' high treason. It only
needs a few words and -proof is