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JUDGE IS PEEVED AT THE
OBSTINACY OF WOMAN
"No, I'm not ready to answer
any questions, and what's more,-
I will stay m jail all my life be
fore I will have anything to say
about this case."
With a defiant toss of her head,
Miss Hazel Hogan thus replied
this mprning when she was
brought from her cell in the coun
ty jail to testify against the man
she loves, who is held on tie
charge of robbing her of $1,700.
Judge Lockwood Honofe lec
tured the woman on her obstin
acy. The judge was angry, also
peeved. He, wanted to do some
thing, so he remanded Miss Ho
gan to jail for "contempt of
court." Probably if the lady was
some indicted magnate she could
suffer from "forgettitis," and get
away with ft. '
Miss Hogan has already been
in jail for over a month for re
fusing to testify, but she went
back today declaring she would
never talk. She added that she
was willing to "stay in jail as long
as that foolish judge continues to
believe he can make me testify."
When Miss Hogaa -refused to
testify the first time she was
given a fine of $1,700 and an in
determinate sentence. If she will
testify the fine will be remitted.
According to the police, Dr.
Sisinger gained the woman's con
fidence, and with four other men
Judge Honore is wondering
whether the prisoners will ever
be tried, of whether the jury will
court will have to bow before the
determination of the young wom
an". Also, the paragraph humorists
are threatening an injunction to
make Miss Hogan talk. She has'
upset- that old moth-eaten stand
by about a woman and her lin
WILL PROBABLY STOP
Muscatine Iowa, Feb. 3. By
making a temporary injunction
permanent, District Judge Nor
an, of Muscatine county, has de
clared it illegal to pay from city
or county funds the scores of "de
tectives" brought here by the
sheriff and chief of police to in
timidate the striking button
workers the past year.
As a result the officials who se
cured these men in Chicago or'
the button manufacturers behind
them will have to foot the bills.
The State Federation of Labor
fought the injunction case to a
successful conclusion and labor
leaders say that the reign of ter
ror will now cease at Muscatine.
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tled; for Chicago"
and vicinity: colder
onight, followed by
tair and continued
cold Sunday; lowest
about 12 degrees be
low zero ; moderate
have to be discharged and the