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"Who else was with
"Does he also sleep
"Oh.' I fonrot. he's
the white person who used to rub
you for a living. Who else was
"Did he ever sleep
"I see. That honor
was exclusively reservea , tor
LeW .. Is Danielson also a little
Jewish boy friend of your s."
1 Johnson (smiling- the golden
smile) : "Oh, no, he s ar little
, Swedish boy."
, (Danielson runs a saloon at
Thirjy-first and Cottage Grove
avenue. Mrs. Danielson gave Lu
cille Cameron away when she
Erbstein: "On the day of Nov.
.8, .ypu arid die U S. marshals,.
"Levy, Hart andTJtanielson, alight
ed from your auto "
Johnson: "What's that? Ah
didn't alight. Ah got out."
Erbstein : "Well, you got out,
and were taken into the lobby of
the jail. Did you see Edwin F.
Wefgle, a Tribune photographer,
Johnson: "Ah did."
JErbstein: "Did you" assault
Johnsonj "Ah did not, your
"Hon,ah, Ah wuz only"
Erbstein: "I object to this
black person talking to 'the court
while I ara examining him,"
Judge Goodnaw tried to look
stern. Attorney Beerly seized
the opportunity, and jumped to
"Your Honor," ne said, "I wish
to make protest against the rights
given i to newspapers. Tlje com
plainant in this case tried to ta,ke
a picture of Mr. Johnson "
Erbstein: "Have you proved
Beerly: "That is beside the
point". This Tribune photog
rapher tried to take a photograph
of Mr, Johnson. He could only
have wanted it for publication "
Erbstein: "Oh, I don't know.
The police might have wanted it
for the'' rogue's gallery."
Johnson (face, several shades
blacker, leaned across the table) :
"Well, Ah never had to bribe a
(This was an obvious reference
to the old and painful daysiof the
Erbstein (Yed with anger and
shacking his fist in Johnson's
face) : "You, -say anything like
that again and I'll punch you in
the nose, you big black fraud,
Johnson (grinning) : "Huh,
h'l man. Yoh sure do lose yoh
Judge Goodnow (suddenly
wakening up to.the fact that all
is not peace in his qourt room) :
"Stop,that. Everybody stop that.
I'll throw you all in jail fpr con
tempt of court if you don't stop
Beerly (continuing his speech) :
"The complainant tried to take a.
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