the cqptmpt charge against Miss
Noble's mother had been held
over the heads of the women as
a club to prevent them prosecut
ing the $25,000 breach o'f promise
"If this be not true, then why
did not Fetzer urge his contempt
of court charge earlier? He had
known for a long time that- Mrs.
Noble had not told ihe truth
about her daughter's age.
. "There's more about that still
tocome tp light, too. Mrs. No
ble did not lie about her daugh
ter's age of her own volition.
There was some one who sug
gested that to her.
"Attorney Campbell, who is
appearing for the Cuneos, has in
his pocket at this time a docu
ment releasing the contempt of
court charge, which he is ready
to use the moment thenvomen say
they will drop the breach of
John G. Campbell, the Cuneo's
attorney, denied this.
WHITE SURE IS IN BAD
Patrick J. Flaherty opened up
a new chapter in his feud with
Clarence White this morning in
tb,e Desplaines st. courtroom
wheh, on the advice of t Fire At
torney Michael F. Sullivan, he
swore out new complaints, charg
ing White, Leo Mullaney, John
Delaney, William McDermott,
John Cummings and William
Waite with conspiracy to destroy
The malicious mischief case
against these defendants for the
alleged dynamiting of Flaherty's
barn at 1147 W. Monroe st, was
postponedvuntil Sept. 24.
White has also been indicted jn
the criminal court on a charge of
compounding a felony. This
charge is in connection with the?
holdup of Elmer Roberts, 1147
Madison street, by Jerry O'Con
nor and Earl Wilson, who have:
received sentences of from one,
year to life. It is alleged that:
Wilson , when he was out on,
bonds, gave White $80 and the?
Eagle pin taken from Roberts
White is said to have gone to
Roberts and offered this to him
if he would drop the charges
Roberts refused and has never re-
covered his property. This morn
ing White did not appear at Des-,
plaines street when the Flaherty:
case was'called. Robert E, Cant
well appeared as counsel for the;
other defendants. - i
WAR BREAKS OUT AGAlN
Charleston, W. Va., Sept. 20.- L
War has broken out in the Cabin.? ,
Creek district again, and one man. '
is dying and several are wounded.
An attempt wag made to fire a
$20,000 tipple of the Carbon Coal '
Co. at South Carbon. The soldiers
called on a party of men in the vto
cinity to halt. :
The men kept on. The soldiers
opened fire. One man toppled:
over an embankment. He is be
lieved to have been killed, but his'
friends took his body away before
the soldiers arrived.
Chas. Campbell, private of
Company E, was mistaken for an
outsider by a sentinel. Both,
opened fire at the same time
Campbell was mortally wounded.
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